Company B: The Andrews Sisters Tribute Act performs at Candlelight Pavilion Tuesday and Wednesday, July 9 and 10. The Candlelight Pavilion will host a variety of musical tributes throughout the summer including Revisiting the Orbison Years, Kenny Cetera’s Chicago Experience, Surfin’ Safari: The Ultimate Tribute to the The Beach Boys, The Sound of Motown, The Piano Man: The Music of Billy Joel and Elton John and DSB: America’s Favorite Tribute to Journey.
Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden’s Butterfly Pavilion lets visitors interact with real butterflies. The Lantz Outdoor Classroom features activities for families, including nature-based art and craft projects. Butterfly gardening enthusiasts can learn about creating the habitats that butterflies need to survive. $2 exhibition admission, plus standard garden admission through July 28.
The Fourth Annual Blues & Brews Craft Beer Walk featuring over 30 beverage and food tasting sites plus live music takes place this Saturday from 4 to 8 p.m. Advance tickets are $35 per person or $40 the day of the event, if not sold out. Attendees must be at least 21 years old.
Claremont's own Village Dance Arts presents "Footnotes: A Night in the Library" at Citrus College's Haugh Performing Arts Center in Glendora on Saturday, June 22. The one-time-only performance takes place at 4 p.m. Tickets are $10 for presale or $15 at the door. For more information, call 624-1415.
Jerry Owens’ collection of watercolors, “Landscape Savoir-Faire.” Composition, line, color and subject are the cornerstones of Mr. Owens’ work. Each piece has a limited but powerful palette crafted with museum-quality materials and mounted on hardwoods. This exhibit takes place through June 30 at Square i Gallery in Claremont.
The first day of summer is Friday, June 21. Start it off right with local summer events including Dale Bros. Summerfest on Saturday, June 22, Blues & Brews Craft Beer Walk and the Claremont Heritage Annual Gala on the following Saturday.
A faculty concert featuring Margaret Thornhill (clarinet), Twyla Meyer (piano) and guest Ray Tischer (viola) begin the Claremont Clarinet Festival series at 2:30 p.m. at Bridges Hall of Music this Saturday.
There are plenty of summer activities right here in Claremont—from Friday Nights Live, to the opening of community wading pools for toddlers and the much anticipated Claremont Folk Festival at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden. The event features live music, garden tours, art and craft booths, and of course gourmet food—all happening this week.
In Janet Klein’s world, everything old is new again—from her perfectly coifed 1920s-era bob to her musical repertoire of historic ballads from the 1910s, ‘20s and ‘30s.
The historical preservationist and seasoned songstress of Janet Klein and her Parlor Boys is happily at home in a bygone era reclaimed as her own. She invites the Claremont community to join her on the journey at this year’s Claremont Folk Festival, to be held at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden on Saturday, June 15.
“Nowadays [artists] don’t spend much time setting up the story. They just get to the hook of the song and are too busy with fancy instrumental sections and showing off musical prowess, " she said.
Claremont Symphony Orchestra and Spectrum present "A Tribute to Motown and R&B." Nationally known Las Vegas-based vocal quartet will perform its unique adaptations of 22 familiar Motown songs from the 1960s and 1970s. The concert on Sunday, June 9 begins with the Claremont Symphony performing selections from Leonard Bernstein’s West Side Story. Spectrum harmonizes favorites by the Temptations, Righteous Brothers, Four Tops, Supremes and Stevie Wonder.