Claremont eBuzz
FALLoweeeen Fun & Festivities

Awesome Autumn Returns to Claremont  
It's a BOOtiful time in So Cal's "City of Trees and PhD.s" 
 
No time to dilly dally -- we've got walks to take (Village Tour / Chocolate / Things That Go Bump in the Night / Ghost SOLD OUT), 
homes to tour, treats to enjoy, art, crafts, music and so much more.
 
Spoiler Alert: There's a lot to scroll through to see an overview of the haps here in October. Grab your favorite spiced pumpkin beverage, cookie or scone, kick your feet up and enjoy the view. 
 
Giggles and Cheer - Happy FALLoweeeen is Here!   
- Mindi Meader  
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Header sunset photo (above) taken the evening of Nov. 3 2018 and skeleton photo at Curtis Real Estate parking lot on Halloween - by Mindi Meader  
Special Events in October
     
Historic Claremont Village
Guided Walking Tour
 
First Saturday Monthly . Oct 5
10am-12noon
 

Meet at Claremont Depot, 200 W. First St.
$5/person - Reservations requested
909.621.0848 /  info@claremontheritage.org 
 
Take a trip through time from way back when
to here and now... Presented by Claremont Heritage.  
Claremont Educational Foundation presents:

Claremont Village
CHOCOLATE WALK
 
Sunday October 6  
3-6pm

Don't be left out... Purchase tickets in advance 
 
Things that Go Bump in the Night
 
Friday Oct 11 and Saturday Oct 12 
5:30-9:00pm
Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden 
 
Whooo comes out when the sun goes down?

Find out at this highly popular event where families can discover nature's nocturnal side!
Purchase tickets before they sell out. 
Claremont Village GHOST WALK
SOLD OUT   
 
Fri Oct 11 & Sat Oct 12 . 6-9pm 
Sun Oct 13 . 6-8pm 
 
Congratulations if you've purchased your tickets in advance! 
 
AMANDA CASTRO BAND Concert
 
Thursday . Oct 24 . 7-9pm 
The Whisper House
in the Packing House 
 
Enjoy great food, beverages, fun-loving people and fantastic high energy vintage jazz by the Amanda Castro Band! Partaaaaay!
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38th Annual Claremont
VILLAGE VENTURE Arts & Crafts Faire
 
Saturday October 26 . 9:00am-5:00 
Rain or Shine / Free Admission
  
Annual Claremont
HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR
 
Thursday October 31 
3:00-5:00 / Trick or Treat in the Village 
3:00-6:00 / Fun & Games at the Depot
November Sneak Peek
Annual Claremont
DAY OF THE DEAD
 
Saturday, Nov 2 
11am-7pm
 
Claremont Village
 
Free Admission
 
Friday Nights LIVE! Now thru Oct 25 . 6-9pm
Free Concerts Weekly at 4 Village Venues 
Friday Oct 4 . 6-9pm

Village Square Public Plaza
Soulshine - Soft rock
Shelton Park
Rewind - Classic rock
Claremont Chamber Patio
Slinker - Rock   
City Hall Plaza
J. Grizz Band - Rock 

Friday Oct 11 . 6-9pm

Village Square Public Plaza
The Dogs - Classic rock
Shelton Park
Pride of Cucamonga
Claremont Chamber Patio
Ana Maria de la Cruz
- Guitar
City Hall Plaza
Randy Miller - Guitar

 
Friday Oct 18 . 6-9pm

Village Square Public Plaza
Claremont Voodoo Society -
Blues, folk
Shelton Park
Dynamite Dawson - Soft rock
Claremont Chamber Patio
Mike's Guitar World 
City Hall Plaza
Arrow Hwy. - Rock

Friday Oct 25 . 6-9pm 

 Public Plaza
Fab 8 - All Beatles
Shelton Park
Mick Rhodes and the Hard Eight - Rock 
Claremont Chamber Patio
Adriene Selina - Guitar
City Hall Plaza
Kappa Kappa Psi Cal Poly  

Venue Locations:
Village Square Public Plaza (adjacent to Laemmle 5 Theatres)
Shelton Park (N/E corner of Bonita and Harvard Aves)
Claremont Chamber Patio (205 Yale Ave between Second St & Bonita Ave) 
City Hall Plaza (215 W. Second St - west of Harvard Ave)
Photo taken recently at RSABG

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
1500 N. College Ave, Claremont /
Garden Hours Daily: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 
Special Exhibition
Pressed in Time: Botanical Windows on a Changing World  
 
Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Art Gallery
Enter via GIFT SHOP 
  Now thru October 27 / 10am-4pm / Free with Garden Admission  
 
Exhibition illuminates the remarkable and invaluable plant collections of ten famous botanists of the 20th century. Plant specimens were collected between 40 and 115 years ago. 
 Read more...
Art Exhibitions - An Overview
First Saturday Art Walk 
Saturday Oct 5 / 6-9pm

Photo provided by Claremont Museum of Art
JAMES STROMBOTNE 
Paints All He Can Imagine 
 
Now thru Dec 1
Thurs-Sun 12noon-4pm* 
*Admission fee
 
Claremont Museum of Art
Claremont Depot, 200 W. First St.

This exhibition will focus on the work of one of the few remaining active Claremont artists from the 1950 and 60s, an era sometimes referred to as Claremont's "golden age."  

Musical Theater at Candlelight Pavilion

Candleight Pavilion Dinner Theatre presents 
NEWSIES      
Oct 11 thru Nov 23

Inspired by the true story of the 1899 Newsboys Strike, Newsies is an ebullient, joyful, and entertaining musical capturing the strength that young people have when they join together and stand up against injustice.

Rated PG
Inland Valley Repertory Theatre presents
PETER AND THE STARCATCHER     
Candlelight Pavilion Dinner Theatre
Dinner is not served at these performances
Oct 23 / Oct 30 / Nov 5 / Nov 6
 
A play with music for the whole family, based on the 2004 novel. Through quick pacing and creative staging, learn the story behind the J.M. Barrie characters we know as Peter Pan, Tinker, Mrs. Darling, and Captain Hook.
 

Farmers & Artisans Market
Every Sunday 8am-1pm
Harvard Ave. between First St. and Bonita Ave. / Claremont Village 
Explore even more at these websites: 
  TheVillageClaremont.com 
AKA TheClaremontVillage.com

 
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PhotoArt of Claremont   
by Mindi Meader 

Postcards are available at :
  • Birkenstock store in the Village
  • Claremont Heights Postal Center at the VONS Center - Recently oodles more postcards have been added!
  • Claremont Heritage in Memorial Park.
(Selection varies at each site. Photo shown taken at Birkenstock store includes double spinner with postcards, note cards and magnets.)

Claremont is a Beautiful Place to Be & See   
Thanks to You, Again!

March 2019:
This eNews has, again, just been named a  
Constant Contact All Star.

THANKS to all of you, The Vil Clare eNews subscribers, for your wonderful interest in Claremont and The Vil Clare!  

- Mindi Meader