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CALENDAR: Claremont Farmer's Market, live music, open mic and more

Friday, August 29

FRIDAY NIGHTS LIVE Stroll through the Village and listen to free, live music from 6 to 9 p.m. This week’s concerts include Ray MacNamara Steele Drums at the Public Plaza, Rushingwind Project (Native American) at the chamber and Marc Weller Trio (jazz) at city hall.

FOOD TRUCK The Trailer Park Truck is stopping by Claremont Craft Ales after 4 p.m. 1420 N. Claremont Blvd., Ste. 204C, Claremont.


Saturday, August 30

INTUITIVE PAINTING Kick back and relax during a morning of intuitive painting at Buddhamouse Emporium from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. You will learn a freestyle painting method where you are encouraged to let your gut be your guide. Must be 17 and over. $40 per person. 134 Yale Ave., Claremont.

FOOD TRUCK Southern Fried Vegan will be serving up some food at Claremont Craft Ales after 4 p.m. 1420 N. Claremont Blvd., Ste. 204C, Claremont.

WALTER’S PATIO Gypsy jazz from The Bastards of Belleville, with all original members will perform at Walter’s, located at 310 Yale Ave., Claremont at 7 p.m. Ages 21 and over. (909) 624-2779.


Sunday, August 31

FARMERS MARKET Come and buy local produce, cheese and more at Claremont’s weekly farmers market. 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Every Sunday, a member of City Council along with members of Claremont FLOW will be on hand to answer questions. Free to the public. Corner of Second St. and Yale.

LIVE JAZZ performance on the Blue Fin patio at 2 p.m. 665 E. Foothill Blvd., Claremont. (909) 946-1398.

WOMEN & PRINT “A Contemporary View.” The exhibition features 66 works by 26 artists, showcasing leading women printmakers who are working in new ways, often combining traditional and digital processes to produce hybrid prints with fresh expressive dimensions. Together, these works reveal the strength of work produced by women printmakers today. 1 to 5 p.m. Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, 1030 Columbia Ave., Claremont. (909) 607-3397.

OPEN MIC All ages and styles of music are welcome. Sign up to perform at 6 p.m. Music is 6:30 to 9 p.m. $2 admission. Folk Music Center, 220 Yale Ave., Claremont. (909) 624-2928.

CINEMA SUNDAYS Downtown 81 (1981) will be screened at The Press Restaurant, 129 Harvard Ave., Claremont at 9:30 p.m. (909) 625-4808.


Monday, September 1

CONCERTS IN THE PARK The Answer performs classic rock at Memorial Park from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Free. 840 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont.


Tuesday, September 2

UNIVERSITY CLUB Chief engineer and general manager Grace Hyde will talk about the history and operation of this vital service. All ages are welcome. 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Buffet lunch for $13 or dessert and coffee for $6. Hughes Community Center, 1700 Danbury Rd., Claremont. (909) 594-3111.

KING TRIVIA NIGHT Bring your friends. Bring your brain. Bring your friend’s brains for trivia at The Press. Starts at 9:30 p.m. but get there early because seats fill up fast. 129 Harvard Ave., Claremont.


Wednesday, September 3

KNIFE SHARPENING Gary’s Knife Sharpening Service will be at Vom Fass Claremont from 4 to 7 p.m. He does it all: knifes, scissors, tools and more. Vom Fass, 101 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont.


Thursday, September 4

ART AFTER HOURS Fall 2014 Kickoff featuring live music co-sponsored by KSPC and the return of the mini canvas tables with an ice cream sundae bar, raffles and prizes! Art After Hours happens every Thursday during the school semester from 5 to 11 p.m. Art exhibits are open at the Pomona College Museum of Art. Art After Hours offers a variety of programming including live music concerts co-sponsored by KSPC 88.7 fm, lectures, panels, workshops, tours, film screenings and performances in conjunction with Museum exhibitions and in partnership with student and academic groups across the campuses. Free to the public. 5 to 11 p.m. Pomona College Museum of Art, 333 N. College Ave., Claremont. (909) 621-8000.


Friday, September 5

ART WALK Visit Claremont art galleries between 6 and 9 p.m. for artist opening receptions featuring music and refreshments.

FRIDAY NIGHTS LIVE Stroll through the Village and listen to free, live music from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Public Plaza, the chamber and city hall.

MONTE CARLO NIGHT A Monte Carlo Night to support an annual medical mission to rural Haiti will be hosted by the Jeff C. Domond Foundation at Our Lady of the Assumption Church. A donation of $30 per person includes appetizers, a free drink and $100 in “play money.” The foundation brings a team of doctors, dentists, oral surgeons and physical therapists to Haitians with no other access to medical care, as well as supporting an orphanage and school. Adults only. 7 to 11 p.m. Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 435 Berkeley Ave., Claremont. (909) 816-7207.

EYES ON AFRICA INITIATIVE Free music, dancing, food, drink and regional arts from Africa kicking off Pomona College's “Eyes on Africa Initiative.” 7 p.m. Smith Campus Center, 170 E. Sixth St., Claremont. (909) 607-8580.

OPHELIA’S JUMP The Pomona College Department of Theatre and Dance Claremont-based professional theatre company Ophelia's Jump presents Moises Kaufman's 33 Variations. 8 p.m. Allen Studio Theatre, 300 E. Bonita Ave., Claremont. (909) 607-3181.


Saturday, September 6

STREET FAIRE The 7th annual “KGNH Crime Watch Street Faire and Car Show” will be held at 5 p.m. at 2200 N. Villa Maria Road, Claremont. This is a family friendly event featuring food trucks, live music, beer and beverage garden, kids corner, raffle, silent auction and public safety partners that service Claremont will be on hand. This will include Claremont PD, LA County Sheriff's Dept., CHP and LA County Fire Dept. Walking and biking are encouraged. A bike valet will be available. KGNH7 proceeds will go to the purchase of a K9 unit for Claremont PD. Suggested family donation is $25, which will include 2 KGNH shirts, goodie bag and 10 raffle tickets. Please note this is per family suggested, not per person. Cash, check and credit cards will be accepted at KGNH7. 

CALIFORNIA BEER FESTIVAL The California Beer Festival (CBF) is coming back to Bonelli Park, bigger and better. This lakeside craft beer festival features over 60 craft brews on tap, food trucks, live music and bikini Bocce Ball. This is a chance to expand your mind and educate yourself on new and old styles of craft beer! Situated on the shady shores of the park's 250-acre reservoir, the event is guaranteed to be refreshing in more ways than one. You must be 21 year of age or older with a valid ID to enter the festival. Beer sampling: 1 to 4:30 p.m. VIP tickets are $70, “Craft Beer Heaven” tickets are $45 and designated driver tickets are $25. 12:30 to 5 p.m. Frank G. Bonelli Park. (909) 599-8411. Check out californiabeerfestival.com for more information.



Jenelle Rensch covers the calendar, arts and entertainment. Deadline: Thursday at 5 p.m., one week before publication. Include date, time, address, a contact phone number and fee for admission (if applicable). Email: calendar@claremont-courier.com. Fax: (909) 621-4072. Address: 1420 N. Claremont Blvd., Suite 205-B, Claremont, CA 91711. There is NO guarantee that items submitted will be published.

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