The wait is over... Autumn Awesomeness is here!

Whewweeee... as mentioned in my previous enews, there are oodles of upcoming events and I've tried to provide a wide overview in this eBuzz. There's a lot of scrolling to do here and fun things to do in Claremont this October.  

I'd better skeedaddle so you can get started to see what all the buzz is about.

Giggles and Cheer and Fun Stuff!
Mindi Meader

THE VIL CLARE header photo taken at Speckled Hens in Harvard Square. Flowers were photographed at Claremont Farmers and Artisans Market.
Overview of Upcoming Claremont Events

Claremont Village Walking Tour

Saturday, Oct 7 . 10am-12noon
Meet at Claremont Depot, 200 W. First St.
$5/person ... Reservations requested
Presented by Claremont Heritage
Phone: 909.621.0848
Visit website... 

Re Form Arts Festival
Celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation
Saturday, Oct 7 . 1:00 - 7:00pm
Claremont United Church of Christ
(N/W corner of Harrison and Harvard Avenues)

All are invited to a free arts festival showcasing art, music, and dance performances throughout the day. This event is for the whole family! 
Come see works of art from the community and enjoy the festive atmosphere.
Read more about it...

Claremont ART WALK

First Saturday Monthly  
Saturday, Oct 7 . 6-9pm 

Enjoy visiting art galleries, shopping and dining in Claremont ~ List of participating sites in the Claremont COURIER on Friday, Oct. 6. 

Truck by Cathy Garcia -
Mixed Media
Claremont Museum of Art   
Dee Marcellus Cole and Carnival Seekers Exhibition 
Now thru November 26, 2017
Museum Hours: Fri/Sat/Sun 12-4pm
Open Sat Evening Oct 7 6-9pm
Admission - Adults: $5 
CMA and NARM Members: Free 
Children 18 and under: Free

Now thru Nov. 1
Enter Gallery thru Garden Gift Shop 10am-4pm daily
Included with standard garden admission or membership
Rancho Santa Ana
Botanic Garden

Fri Oct 13 / Sat Oct 14 . 5:30-9pm
Sat Oct 21 / 10am - 4pm 
Discover a huge selection of California native plants, enjoy free Garden admission and drop by several free lectures about California native plants 

For details visit: 

Raymond M. Alf Museum

October 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Come to the museum for an afternoon of fun activities, amazing science talks, and incredibly discoveries from the world of paleontology. National Fossil Day is an annual celebration held to highlight the scientific and educational value of paleontology and the importance of preserving fossils for future generations.

Special Event Admission: $5.00 per person /
FREE - Kids 4 and under

Museum of Paleontology - Located at The Webb Schools, Claremont
Monday through Friday: 8 am - 4 pm / Saturday: 1 - 4pm / Sunday: Closed
$6 per person; 4 and under are free. Cash or checks only, please.
Free Concert
Claremont Symphony Orchestra 
Sunday, Oct 15 . 3:30pm
Bridges Hall of Music
150 E. 4th St., Claremont, Pomona College

Season opening concert with cellist Marek Szpakiewicz on Schumann's popular Cello Concerto, coupled with Brahms's Symphony No. 2.

Arts & Crafts Faire

Saturday, Oct. 28 . 9am-5pm
36th annual family tradition on the tree-lined Claremont Village streets.
FREE Admission!

Claremont Celebration

NEW in 2017! 
Sunday, Oct. 29 . 11am-4pm
Shelton Park & participating Village sites

Event Headquarters: Rio de Ojas 

Tuesday, Oct 31 / Claremont Village
Trick or Treat at select Village businesses
FREE Fun & Games at the Claremont Depot 

Friday Nights LIVE! in the Village
Concerts Sept 29 thru Oct 27
Final Concerts in 2017 - Oct 27
Friday Sept 29 . 6-9pm
Village Square Public Plaza: Claremont Voodoo Society - Blues/Rock
Claremont Chamber Patio: Lee Powers 
Shelton Park: Doug Brooks and Friends
City Hall Plaza: Falls Like Rain - Rock

Friday Oct 6 . 6-9pm
Village Square Public Plaza: Harmony Sisters and the Little Big Band - Oldies/Swing
Claremont Chamber Patio: Outerwave - Surf music
Shelton Park: Saloon No. 12 - Rock
City Hall Plaza: Los Whateveros - Rock

Friday Oct 13 . 6-9pm
Village Square Public Plaza: Squeakin' Wheels - Country/Blues
Claremont Chamber Patio: Doug Brooks - Blues/Rock
Shelton Park: Soulshine Band - Rock
City Hall Plaza:  Honeybuckets Band

Friday Oct 20 . 6-9pm
Village Square Public Plaza: Swing Shift - Swing/Jazz
Claremont Chamber Patio: Amazing Tone Benders - Oldies 
Shelton Park: The Dogs - Rock
City Hall Plaza: Mike's Guitar World -

Friday Oct 27 . 6-9pm . Final concert in 2017! 
Village Square Public Plaza: Fab 8 - Beatles
Claremont Chamber Patio: Jackson Family 
Shelton Park: Mick Rhodes and the Hard 8 - Rock
City Hall Plaza: Random Spark - Rock/Blues 
Claremont Farmers & Artisans Market
Claremont Village . Sundays 8am-1pm 
Second St between Indian Hill Blvd and Yale Ave

PhotoArt of Claremont   
PhotoArt of Claremont by Mindi Meader

Postcards are available at Birkenstock store in the Village , Claremont Heights Postal Center at the VONS Center and Claremont Heritage in Memorial Park. (Selection varies at each site.)

Claremont is a Beautiful Place to Be & See.  
Thank YOU

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- Mindi Meader
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