5th Annual Lake Arrowhead Brewfest

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Date: August 9, 2014
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: Blue Jay Village Parking Lot,: 27264 Highway 189, Blue Jay CA 92317

The celebration of craft beers and the brewers who brew them comes back to the San Bernardino Mountains for the 5th year, at the annual Lake Arrowhead Brewfest.   Beer lovers will come together at the Blue Jay Village Parking Lot, 27264 Highway 189, Blue Jay CA 92317, from 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm, to sample a wide selection of craft beers from many of the area’s leading microbreweries, well-known larger boutique breweries, and l2014-Brewfestocal clubs including:

  • Stone Brewing
  • Ritual Brewing
  • Big Bear Mountain Brewery
  • Hangar 24 Brewery
  • Dale Bros Brewery
  • Firestone
  • Brew Rebellion
  • Skyland Ale Works
  • Strand Brewing
  • La Quinta Brewing
  • Mountain Brew Club
  • Bear Valley Homebrew Club
  • Maltose Falcons

Along with approximately 100 craft beers offered for sampling, food vendors and live music will also be part of the Brewfest.

Lake Arrowhead Brewfest tickets prices are:

 $30 in advance
$35 at the door

Round up your friends and family for the 30th Annual Norco Mounted Posse PRCA Rodeo, August 22-23-24, 2014, in Norco, CA.

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Presented by Browning Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram and hosted by the Norco Mounted Posse. Step back into the wild-west and witness the skill and speed of world champion cowboys and cowgirls.

Tickets: Friday and Sunday $17, children 8 and under FREE, Saturday $20, children 3 and under FREE. Parking $5, preferred parking $10. Tickets available on line  www.norcoprcarodeo and Boot Barn, local merchants, check our website for ticket locations.

Take a seat under the covered arena for three nights of professional  bull riding, barrel racing, team roping, saddle bronc and bareback riding, tie down roping, steer wrestling and more. We’ll turn up the cutNMPPOSTERFINAL14eness factor with children’s mutton busting, prequalified children climb atop wild sheep while trying to hang on for eight seconds. PRCA Specialty Act of the Year Tomas Garcilazo will entertain with his trick roping and riding. Come early and enjoy food, vendors and pre-rodeo entertainment. Gates open at 5 PM, PRCA Rodeo at 7:30 PM, Friday and Saturday and 4 PM, PRCA Rodeo at 6:30 PM Sunday.

Beat the traffic and arrive early to enjoy the City of Norco celebrating their 50th Birthday in 2014. Local businesses will host rodeo weekend specials and entertainment.   Following Friday Nights PRCA Rodeo hang around for our Free FAMILY DANCE, all ages welcome, located in the vendor area. Join us Saturday following the PRCA Rodeo for the adult RODEO After Party, featuring country western greats The Rodeo Revival Band. Held in new Clark Arena, you must be 21 with ID, full bar, spacious dance floor and a fantastic barbeque hosted by the Norco Lions Club. Tipsy Tow and taxi service will be available all weekend. Adult Rodeo Dance tickets $5, available at the dance.

Sunday, August 24, gates open at 4 PM, activities begin at 4:30 PM with the Challenged Children’s Rodeo, special needs children are invited to participate in a mock rodeo, come cheer them on. Active military, with ID, are invited to attend all weekend and receive a $5 discount at the gate. Senior discounts available at the gate, $15 on Sunday for 65+, handicapped parking, shuttle service available.

The 30th Annual Norco Mounted Posse PRCA Rodeo presented by Browning Dodge Chrysler Jeep  Ram  is located at the George Ingalls Equestrian Complex in Norco, 3737 Crestview, Norco, CA,  92860. Take the 15 freeway to 6th St. in Norco, exit and head east, you’re there. For information call 951-660-2228.

CELEBRATE NATIONAL LASAGNA DAY AT VICTORIA GARDENS’ BRIO TUSCAN GRILLE WITH HALF OFF LASAGNA ALL DAY!

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Brio Tuscan Grille

  • Locals’ stomachs will cheer “Grazie!” during the National Lasagna Day celebration at BRIO Tuscan Grille in Victoria Gardens on Tuesday, July 29 from 11:00am until 10:00pm!
  • To celebrate this yummiest of holidays, BRIO Tuscan Grille is offering guests 50 percent off all full size portions of Lasagna Bolognese Al Forno. This delicious Lasagna is oven baked and layered with authentic Bolognese meat sauce, alfredo sauce, ricotta and mozzarella cheeses.
  • This special promotion is only available for dine in customers, while supplies last.
  • Bringing the culinary pleasures of Italy’s Tuscan countryside to Rancho Cucamonga, BRIO Tuscan Grille offers guests chef-inspired Tuscan recipes. With a restaurant philosophy of “to eat well is to live well,” patrons are sure to find enjoyment celebrating National Lasagna Day at this new Italian eatery in the Inland Empire.

DATE:                          Tuesday, July 29, 2014

TIMES:                         11:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m.

LOCATION:                 BRIO Tuscan Grille

Victoria Gardens
12505 North Mainstreet
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739

INFORMATION:          (909) 463-1036

WEBSITE:                    www.BrioItalian.com/Victoria_Gardens.html

www.VictoriaGardensIE.com

 

GET READY! GET SET! GO! FOR BACK TO SCHOOL – THE SECOND LARGEST SHOPPING SEASON OF THE YEAR AT ONTARIO MILLS

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ontario millsShoppers are sure to stock up on all of the latest must-haves just in time for back-to-school at Ontario Mills, the largest outlet and value retail shopping destination in California. According to the National Retail Federation, back-to-school is the second-largest shopping season of the year following the winter holidays and the average person with children in grades K-12 will spend $688 on supplies and clothes.

“Ontario Mills can’t be beat for back-to-school shopping with an unmatched selection of stores offering savings second only to Black Friday,” said Kyra Blackwell, director of marketing at Ontario Mills. “Families can find the brands they love for less in every merchandise category and stay within their budgets when they shop at Ontario Mills.”

Ontario Mills is home to more than 200 stores, nearly 50 of which specialize in merchandise for children and teens to help students look their best for the new school year. Shoppers will find everything they need to get ready for the first day of class at American Eagle Outfitters, H&M, Carter’s, Justice, Janie and Jack Outlet, Forever 21, O’Neill, The Children’s Place Outlet and more. Parents will also be able to stock up on uniforms for the new school year by taking advantage of unbeatable every day prices at Burlington Coat Factory, Gap Outlet, Osh Kosh B’Gosh Outlet, Gymboree Outlet and Old Navy Outlet.

Young shoppers will also find the top footwear brands to complete their outfit from Ontario Mills’ shoe retailers such as the PUMA Store, Journeys Kidz, Off Broadway Shoes, Nike Factory Store, Nine West Outlet, Stride Rite and Kids Foot Locker.

Plus, Ontario Mills has everything students need to excel in the classroom. Kids can stock up on school essentials, such as pens, pencils, paper, backpacks and athletic gear at Bed Bath & Beyond and Sports Authority.

Fashion-focused shoppers getting ready for college can also take advantage of this annual holiday by stocking up on the latest fall fashion trends from popular retailers,

including Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, Neiman Marcus Last Call, J. Crew Factory, Lucky Brand Outlet, bebe, EXPRESS Factory Store, Nordstrom Rack, New York & Company Outlet and Kenneth Cole Outlet Store.

For more information about Ontario Mills, and for a complete list of retailers, please call (909) 484-8300, visit www.OntarioMills.com or check us out on Facebook at www.facebook.com/OntarioMills and Twitter at www.twitter.com/ShopOntario.

ONTARIO MILLS TO HOST THE FIREFIGHTER COMBAT CHALLENGE, AUG. 21-23

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Attendees to enjoy extra savings throughout the weekend

ontario millsOntario Mills, the largest outlet and value retail shopping destination in California, will host for the first time the Firefighter Combat Challenge from Thursday, August 21 to Sunday, August 23. This nationally recognized event will gather firefighters and competitive fans from across the country who are invited to receive a complimentary coupon book valued at more than $500 in savings at Ontario Mills or plan ahead to reserve special Shop ‘N Stay discount hotel packages with shopping perks.

Ontario Mills will welcome event-goers with a complimentary coupon book valid with an out-of-town ID at Guest Services. Bargain hunters will cash in on additional savings with coupon offers such as $25 off one item at Neiman Marcus Last Call, 25% off $250 or more at Michael Kors and 10% off $100 or more at Tommy Hilfiger Company Store.

Visitors are encouraged to plan ahead and stay for the weekend during the Firefighter Combat Challenge with one of Ontario Mills’ Shop ‘N Stay packages, which feature great offers and discounts at favorite area hotels, including Ayres Inn & Suites, Country Inn & Suites by Carlson, Embassy Suites, Four Points by Sheraton, Holiday Inn-Ontario Airport  and Ontario Airport Hotel. Packages vary based on each hotel and can include discounted rates, complimentary breakfast, transportation to and from the airport and Ontario Mills, as well as a Visa® or American Express® Simon® Giftcard for each night’s hotel stay. For more information on Shop ‘N Stay hotel packages, visit the Traveling Here page on Ontario Mills’ website.

“It’s only fitting that this nationally recognized event takes place at the largest shopping destination of its kind in California,” said Kyra Blackwell, director of marketing at Ontario Mills. “Ontario Mills is already a big draw for Southern California visitors and this event will only attract more people who are sure to love our incredible store selection and rock-bottom prices.”

For more than 20 years, the Firefighter Combat Challenge has showcased the talents, skills and athleticism of America’s firefighter heroes from all around the world in an exciting sports competition. Contestants will simulate essential skills that include climbing a five-story building, hosting a fire hose, victim rescue, forcible entry and more while wearing 50 pounds of full gear. Registration for competitors starts at $75 and the event is free to spectators. The Firefighter Combat Challenge will take place in the Ontario Mills parking lot adjacent to Dave & Buster’s.

While visitors are at Ontario Mills for the Firefighter Combat Challenge, they are invited to take advantage of the impressive retail offerings, especially in its Fashion District with an outlet location for Tumi, Lucky Brand Outlet, Perry Ellis, Michael Kors, Coach Factory Store, Kenneth Cole Company Store, Tommy Bahama Outlet, Movado Company Store and an outlet concept for Swarovski.  Designer brands such as Prada, Marc Jacobs, Dolce and Gabbana, Tory Burch, Burberry and Kate Spade can be found at Neiman Marcus Last Call, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH and Nordstrom Rack. Other great stores offering up to 70% off everyday prices include recently opened, first-in-market locations for EXPRESS Factory Outlet and New York & Company Outlet, plus J.Crew Factory, H&M, Banana Republic Factory Store, Tommy Hilfiger Company Store and Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store.

In addition to great shopping, Ontario Mills also boasts an array of dining and entertainment options, including Rainforest Cafe, Market Broiler, Dave & Buster’s, GameWorks, Improv Comedy Club & Dinner Theatre and AMC 30 Theatres.

WIENERSCHNITZEL CELEBRATES ANNIVERSARY WITH 61-CENT HOT DOGS

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Enjoy Throwback Prices on July 20th  

July is National Hot Dog Month and the 53rd anniversary of Wienerschnitzel, the world’s largest hot dog chain. To celebrate, the company is rolling back prices on three classic Hot Dogs on Sunday, July 20, all day long. In honor of its 1961 founding year, participating Wienerschnitzel locations are offering fans their famous original Chili Dog, Mustard Dog, or Kraut Dog for only 61-cents each!

“National Hot Dog Month, which also happens to be our anniversary month, is always a great opportunity to have some fun with our guests and express our appreciation for the support they’ve shown us over the years,” said Tom Amberger, VP of Marketing for Wienerschnitzel. “The much-anticipated anniversary celebration with throwback pricing is a guest favorite that we look forward to almost as much as our fans.”

Wienerschnitzel has come a long way from its humble start when it began as a single hot dog stand in Wilmington, California. While the company has grown to 350 locations and sells more than 120 million hot dogs a year, its focus remains the same – an unwavering commitment to the authenticity of the brand and delivering delicious food at a great everyday value.

Wienerschnitzel fans are encouraged to mark their calendar and take advantage of this one-day deal to satisfy all their hot dog cravings on July 20. Come hungry because there’s no limit on this deal! Visit www.wienerschnitzel.com to find the nearest location.

SOUPLANTATION UNVEILS NEW LOOK IN CHINO HILLS, CA

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New Restaurant First in Nation to Showcase New Design

20140710_111114_resizedSouplantation is celebrating a fresh new look with a grand

opening celebration here today. Marking the company’s first new opening in the nation to feature a bright, contemporary new design spotlighting the fresh, wholesome, made-from-scratch foods Souplantation is known for, the event includes a contest with the winner dining free for a year.

The 6,200-square feet restaurant, located in “The Commons at Chino Hills” seats about 200 guests while showcasing Souplantation’s incredible 40+ feet of farm-fresh vegetables, tossed salads, made-from-scratch soups and hand-crafted muffins, focaccia, breads and desserts.

“We’re thrilled to unveil our latest and greatest restaurant for our new friends in Chino Hills. Building this store from the ground up has allowed us to create the perfect experience for our guests as they choose from an unbelievable selection of fresh salad creations, baked goods, deserts and soups,” said John Morberg, CEO of Souplantation parent Garden Fresh Restaurant Corp. “We look forward to incorporating elements of this fresh new design to other Souplantations in Southern California, and eventually to Sweet Tomatoes across the nation.”

To celebrate the Grand Opening, neighbors, fans and members of the Chino Hills community are invited to a daylong celebration. The first 50 customers to enter the restaurant will receive a special Souplantation gift bag, with one lucky guest winning the grand prize: free Souplantation meals for an entire year. Giving back to their new community, Souplantation will also host a 20 percent fundraiser for the local YMCA during the Grand Opening. Also on tap for the grand opening: live music and a custom photo booth.

 

Downtown Movies on Main

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Street Jam PosterSummer Street Jam is a free outdoor concert hosted by the Riverside Downtown Partnership (RDP) to attract visitors to downtown Riverside and its hospitality establishments.

The 2014 Summer Street Jam will be held on Saturday, August 2nd on University Avenue between Orange and Lemon Streets from 4 pm to 9:30 pm. Downtown hospitality establishments D Dogs Sports Restaurant, Heroes Restaurant and Brewery, Lake Alice Trading Company, Mario’s Place, Mission Tobacco Lounge, Pixels, ProAbition Kitchen and Cocktails, Mezcal Cantina Y Cocina, The Menagerie, and Worthington’s are sponsors of the entertainment, as is the City of Riverside. Attendees are encouraged to stop by the participating hospitality establishments during intermissions for entertainment and specials.

The performance schedule is as follows:
4 pm – One Hundred Proof
6 pm – Shoppy
8 pm – Alien Ant Farm

Attendees are encouraged to bring chairs to the event. Umbrellas and coolers are not
permitted.

For more information, please visit www.RiversideDowntown.org or Facebook.com/RiversideDowntownPartnership.

ONTARIO MILLS IS THE PLACE TO SHOP DURING THE ROUTE 66 CRUISIN’ REUNION, SEPT. 19-21

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omills3Ontario Mills, the largest outlet and value retail shopping destination in California with more than 200 stores, is a must-see destination when visiting the Southern California area for the second annual Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion, September 19-21. Out-of-towners to the area can maximize their trip by visiting Ontario Mills, which is offering a complimentary coupon book valued at more than $500 in savings and an array of “Shop ‘N Stay” packages.

Ontario Mills offers budget and style-conscious shoppers the chance to take advantage of great deals on name brand merchandise. To welcome event attendees, Ontario Mills will offer a complimentary coupon book to anyone who presents a ticket stub from the classic car show at Guest Services. Bargain hunters will cash in on additional savings with coupon offers such as $25 off one item at Neiman Marcus Last Call, 25% off $250 or more at Michael Kors and 10% off $100 or more at Tommy Hilfiger Company Store.

Strategically located just minutes away from Ontario International Airport and 38 miles east of Los Angeles, Ontario Mills has also partnered with local hotels to offer special Shop ‘N Stay packages for visitors. Area hotels include Ayres Inn & Suites, Country Inn & Suites by Carlson, Embassy Suites, Four Points by Sheraton, Holiday Inn-Ontario Airport and Ontario Airport Hotel. Packages vary based on each hotel and can include discounted rates, complimentary breakfast, transportation to and from the airport and Ontario Mills, as well as a Visa® or American Express® Simon® Giftcard for each night’s hotel stay. For more information on Shop ‘N Stay hotel packages, visit the Traveling Here page on Ontario Mills’ website.

“With our prime location in the heart of Southern California, Ontario Mills is within reach for out-of-town guests who will want to add shopping to their vacation itineraries,” said Kyra Blackwell, director of marketing for Ontario Mills. “Ontario Mills delivers an unbeatable selection of retailers, plus great dining and entertainment options all in one place.”

Now in its second year, the Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion is a classic car show in downtown Ontario that is free and open to the public. An average of 139,000 car enthusiasts will flock to the 22-block exhibition to tour more than 800 antique cars. Event-goers will also enjoy food and entertainment throughout the day.

There are more fashion-forward stores to choose from in Ontario Mills’ Fashion District, including an outlet location for Tumi, Lucky Brand Outlet, Perry Ellis, Michael Kors Outlet, Coach Factory Store, Kenneth Cole Company Store, Tommy Bahama Outlet, Movado Company Store and an outlet concept for Swarovski.  Designer brands such as Prada, Marc Jacobs, Dolce and Gabbana, Tory Burch, Burberry and Kate Spade can be found at Neiman Marcus Last Call, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH and Nordstrom Rack. Other popular stores include J.Crew Factory, H&M, Banana Republic Factory Store, Tommy Hilfiger Company Store, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store and LOFT Outlet, plus first-in-market locations for New York & Company Outlet, Under Armour Factory House and recently opened EXPRESS Factory Outlet.

In addition to great shopping, Ontario Mills also boasts an array of dining options, including Rainforest Cafe and Market Broiler. Visitors to Ontario Mills can enjoy Dave & Buster’s, GameWorks, Improv Comedy Club & Dinner Theatre or relax and catch a movie at AMC 30 Theatres.