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Raincross Weekend: November 3-6

Whether you're not quite ready to let go of the spooky season or Christmas carols are already filling your halls, there’s plenty to do in Riverside this weekend! Prepare for the impending holiday season with Holiday Marketplaces and fairs, or remember the dearly departed at Riverside’s Day of The Dead festivities - there’s something for everyone!

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Thursday, November 3, 2022

Riverside ArtsWalk

Time: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Downtown Riverside
Cost: Free
Website: riversideartswalk.com

The Riverside Artswalk is a monthly community event that celebrates the diversity of arts and culture in Riverside and the Inland Empire. Visit over 22 downtown locations, including museums, galleries and studios, presenting an eclectic mix of visual and performing arts.

UCR Department of Theatre – Cabaret

Time: 8:00 p.m. – Additional Performance: November 4, 5, 9,10, & 12
Location: UCR Studio Theater, 900 University, ARTS 113
Cost: $15 General, $12 Non-UCR students, UCR alumni cardholders, senior citizens, & children. Purchase tickets in advance

Enjoy this UCR Department of Theatre production of the daring, provocative, and exuberantly entertaining, 1966 musical which explores the dark and heady life of Bohemian Berlin as Germany slowly yields to the totalitarian regime of the Third Reich.

Friday, November 4, 2022

Holiday Marketplace at The Grove

Time: Friday, November 4, from 3:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. and Saturday, November 5, from 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: The Grove Community Church, 19900 Grove Community Dr
Cost: Free
Website: facebook.com/HolidayMarketplaceAtTheGrove

This fun and unique curated marketplace is now in its 34th year and features over 55 artisans and crafters with handmade artisan and vintage products.

Janet Goseke Center Holiday Craft Fair

Time: 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Janet Goeske Foundation & Senior Center, 5257 Sierra St
Cost: $50
Website: jgc4seniors.com

Join in on an indoor craft fair!

Riverside Community Players – Frankenstein

Time: November 4, 8 p.m., November 5, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., November 6, 2 p.m.
Location: 4026 Fourteenth St
Cost: $18
Website: riversidecommunityplayers.com

This haunting adaptation focuses on the Creature and his journey of discovering the world and what horrors lie within it. Come take a seat in the surgical theater and witness the gothic tale of a creature born unwelcomed into this world and his pursuit to confront his maker.

Nights with the Museum: “Tribal Archaeology and the New Generation of Cultural Preservation”

Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Back to the Grind, 3575 University Avenue
Cost: Free, Seats are limited to first come

John Torres, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Archaeology, Mt. San Jacinto College, will share how he is training the next generation of tribal archaeologists to recover, preserve, and share their ancestral heritage.

Saturday, November 5, 2022

Historic Citrus Park Celebration

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Citrus Heritage Park, 9400 Dufferin Ave
Cost: Free / Parking $10 per vehicle
Website: CaliforniaCitrusPark.com

Celebrate the ‘Then and Now” of the Citrus community. Citrus themed food & drink, craft vendors, lawn games, storytelling, cooking demonstrations, and music.

Ninth Annual Art in the Gardens at UCR Botanic Gardens

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: UCR Botanic Gardens, 1 Botanic Gardens Drive, Riverside, CA 92507
Cost: Free Admission – Free parking in Lot 13 with a shuttles to Garden
Website: gardens.ucr.edu

This is a wonderful opportunity to purchase unique and beautiful art pieces (maybe shop early for the holidays!), enjoy light refreshments, and spend time exploring areas of the beautiful 40-acre Gardens the UCR Botanic Gardens, showcasing over 20 local artists and artisans.

Riverside Day of The Dead

Time: 1 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Location: 3850 Lemon St.
Cost: Free
Website: facebook.com/riversidedayofthedead

Join the community on Market Street between University Avenue and 14th Street to honor our loved ones by keeping memories alive.

Sunday, November 6, 2022

Museum of Riverside – First Sundays

Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: Museum of Riverside, 3580 Mission Inn Avenue
Cost: Free
Website: riversideca.gov/museum

First Sundays on the front steps of the downtown site of the Museum of Riverside. November 6 – Las Mariposa Monarca!

Upcoming Events

November 136th Annual Purple Boat Float

November 19Lighthouse Of Hope Foundation, Thanksgiving Community Sit Down Dinner

November 25The Festival of Trees Holiday Fair