Bridges Auditorium will present An Acoustic Evening with Ben Harper on November 6, 2013 at 8 p.m. (Doors open at 7 p.m.) Tickets are $30 -$65, depending on seating.
The performance in Claremont, Mr. Harper’s hometown, is the first of 6 acoustic shows he will perform throughout the west coast. He will showcase songs spanning his 20-year career, from his 1994 debut Welcome to the Cruel World to his latest album, Get Up!
A limited amount of presale tickets will be available on August 6 at 10 a.m. via Ben Harper Ticketing using the password 6QU3C43V.
Visit Claremont Craft Ales on Saturday, August 3 for a special food truck appearance by Tortas 2 Die 4 with a Mexican bonanza with ceviche. Claremont Craft Ales regularly hosts food truck stops on Friday evenings. Slammin' Sliders is scheduled for Friday, August 2 and George's Greek food truck will be there on Friday, August 9. Claremont Craft Ales is located at 1420 N. Claremont, Blvd. 204 C, Claremont.
Karousel Kids presents "A Spoonful of Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" at the Lewis Family Playhouse from August 3 through 10. Also, check out the Candlelight Pavilion: 455 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont. Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening shows: dinner at 6 p.m., performance at 8:15 p.m.; Sunday evening shows: dinner at 5 p.m., performance at 7:15 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday matinees: lunch at 11 a.m., performance at 12:45 p.m. 626-1254, ext.1 or www.candlelightpavilion.com. See our complete listings.
TUESDAY MOVIES IN THE PARK Claremont Police Department’s annual summer movie series. The Tuesday, July 30 screening is Hotel Transylvania at Higginbotham Park, located at 599 Mt. Carmel Drive, Claremont. Moviegoers are asked to bring blankets and low chairs only, and to leave 4-legged friends at home. Movies begin at dusk at about 7:30 p.m.
The Thursday, July 25 deadline for businesses hoping to participate in the 2013 Vintage Village Wine Walk is fast approaching. You also must be a member of the Claremont Chamber of Commerce to join the popular annual event.
Village businesses should already have received a sign-up packet, distinguishable by its bright green cover page. If you haven’t received a packet or have misplaced yours, you may obtain one at Aromatique, 319-A W. First St. (909-626-7422). The cost for participating in the Wine Walk, which is sponsored by the Village Marketing Group, is $80.
Digital artwork by Curt Gaiser is featured at The Colony at Loft 204 for the month of July. A closing reception will be held Thursday, July 25 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Framed artwork will be available starting at $30. 532 W. First St., Claremont Packing House.
“Mindful Beauty Meditation Gathering” at Galeria de Pérolas. Connect, listen, share, create, be, meditate and love. Meditation sessions every Monday evening from 8 to 9:30 p.m. $5 suggested donation. Space is limited to 10 people per session. Contact Nichoel Ann at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.facebook.com/mindful.beauty. The gallery is located at 532 W. First St. #211, Claremont Packing House.