Ophelia’s Jump presents Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl. Under the affectionate tutelage of her father, Eurydice regains her memories of earthly love. But when Orpheus channels down to retrieve her, after firing off a barrage of love letters from above, she has to choose between her husband and her father. May 23 through June 1 at the Seaver Theatre Complex.
Square i Gallery presents “All About Claremont,” watercolors by Patrick Dooley. This show will features new works focusing on the college campuses in this quaint California town. Mr. Dooley has a large following for his depictions of these now-famous colleges and their tree-covered campuses.
Rick Shank and Virginia Ornelas dance to music performed by classic rock band The Answer at last year's Our Lady of the Assumption Fiesta in Claremont. In addition to live music, the Fiesta also features food booths, carnival rides and a beer and wine garden. Visit the OLA Fiesta this weekend: Friday from 5 to 10 p.m., Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 8 p.m. COURIER file photo/Steven Felschundneff
Check out “Tribe Tuesdays” at Galeria de Pérolas upstairs in the Claremont Packing House. This event is an open studio session for artists to share the space and work on their pieces. Open to artists of all levels from 7 to 9:30 p.m.
Claremont High School Theatre presents Shrek The Musical. Join our unlikely hero and his loyal steed Donkey as they embark on a quest to rescue the beautiful (if slightly temperamental) Princess Fiona from a fire breathing, lovesick dragon. Add the diminutive Lord Farquaad, a gang of fairytale misfits and a biscuit with attitude, and you’ve got the biggest, brightest musical comedy around. Show times are May 30 at 7:30 p.m. and May 31 at 2 and 7:30 p.m. at Bridges Auditorium in Claremont.
Julia Waters, left, Orin Waters, Maxine Waters, and Claudia Lennear sing “Love Lifts Us Up Where We Belong” Tuesday evening at Rose Hills Theater on the Pomona College campus. The performance followed a screening of the Academy Award winning film, “20 Feet From Stardom” that featured the Waters siblings and Ms Lennear. The film examines the lives of backup musicians during the 1960 and 1970s. Don't miss exciting events like this one. Keep updated each week by reading our 9-day calendar. COURIER photo/Helen Arase
Antiquarian/Fine Books Sale held on Saturday, May 3 at the Claremont Library. Rare, fine art, historical and collectible books for sale at all price ranges. Cash or checks only. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 208 Harvard Ave., Claremont. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Claremont's Spring Celebration is a free community event featuring a petting zoo, magician, crafts, egg hunt and more. The egg hunt for children 12 and under will begin at 10:30 a.m. Parents are encouraged to enjoy the hunt from the sidelines. Join Kiwanis for their pancake breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m., $5 per person. Memorial Park, 840 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont on Saturday, April 19. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Claremont High School Theatre will present A Dark and Stormy Knight, a murder mystery spoof, on Thursday, April 24 through Saturday, April 26 at the Don F. Fruechte Theatre for the Performing Arts.
Written by Kemuel DeMoville, the thrilling mystery follows a tour group of Americans, led by Becky Hagswater, who gets lost in the Upper Highlands of Scotland. After their tour bus breaks down, the group seeks refuge in an ancient castle, where they meet the Peasantjabber family.