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|Posted Nov. 7, 2008|
Often times it is hard to find something fun to do around campus. However, there are plenty of things to do coming up in the next couple of weeks around the La Verne area. Here are some of the events that can keep you busy and entertained in the long stretch until Thanksgiving break.
Pilgrim Place 60th Annual Festival—This fair in Claremont (at 660 Avery Road) will be held Friday and Saturday, Nov. 14 and 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is a craft fair and bazaar with tons of options for holiday gifts for everyone on your list—everything ranging from books, jewelry, vintage clothing, pottery, paintings and collectibles can be found at this outdoors event. A full food court including popcorn, cotton candy and sno-cones is available. Also, for families there is a Mayflower-on-Wheels, rides, face paintings, a Wampanoag Indian Village and crafts for the kids. Admission is free for everyone. For more information, call 909-621-9581 or visit www.pilgrimplace.org.
Second Saturday Art Walk—In downtown Metro Pomona, there is an art walk on Saturday, Nov. 8 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. There are more than 25 galleries in the area that participate; locations stay open late so people can view their exhibits after hours. Studios, restaurants and shops also stay open to accommodate participants. Some of the galleries in the Arts Colony include 57 Underground, Armory Galleries and dba256. If you miss the next art walk, there will be another event on Nov. 29. There is no fee for admission. For more information, go to www.pomonaartwalk.com.
Pomona Powerhouse Comedy Night—Scoreboard Bar and Grill in Pomona is offering a comedy night every Wednesday night from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. This venue, on Temple Avenue, has funny comedians and good food. For more information, call 909-468-0444.
Holiday Art and Pottery Market—The American Museum of Ceramic Art (AMOCA) in Pomona is holding its annual event on Friday, Nov. 7 from noon to 5 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 8 from noon to 9 p.m. The paseo behind the museum will have original art and pottery available from local artists. The museum, located at 340 S. Garey Ave., notes that this event is a great way to support local art and artists. Although the musuem is not very well known, there will be a lot of opportunities to buy unique and fun gifts at this event. For more information, call 909-865-3146 or visit www.ceramicmuseum.org.
Community Parade—Shopping destination Victoria Gardens in Rancho Cucamonga is having a parade down Main Street on Saturday, Nov. 8 starting at 9:30 a.m. The theme of the event is “Flashback to the 80s,” featuring teen pop-idol Tiffany as the Honorary Grand Marshall. Not only will the parade be a fun event, there are tons of shops and restaurants to help pass the day, including Coach, Macy’s, Forever 21, the Yard House, P.F. Chang’s and the Cheesecake Factory, among many others. The outdoor mall will be open until 10 p.m. on Saturday. For more information, visit www.victoriagardensie.com.
To keep updated on events in La Verne and surrounding communities, read the Campus Times or visit www.ulv.edu/ctimes.
Erin Konrad can be reached at email@example.com.