Claremont eBuzz
FUNner Summer Times

Beep beep, comin' through... Summer fun has arrived.
I won't take up much of your time here with chit-chat because there are so many things to see and places to go.
Giggles and Cheer - FUNner Summer Times are Here! Mindi Meader  
Header photos taken in years past by Sonja Stump (Memorial Park) and Mindi Meader (July 4th).  
Special Events in July
Claremont's 4th of July Celebration

Thursday July 4 / Memorial Park
Fireworks at Strehle Track / Pomona College 
Historic Claremont Village
Guided Walking Tour
First Saturday Monthly . July 6
Meet at Claremont Depot, 200 W. First St.
$5/person - Reservations requested
Phone 909.621.0848 / 
Take a trip through time from way back when
to here and now... Presented by Claremont Heritage 
BREW WILD Beer Festival II
July 6 . 4-8pm / 21+ years event
Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden 
Celebrate our California native plant and beer species at the second annual beer festival that combines the two!
Enjoy live music, food trucks and biergartens all in the beautiful outdoors of California's Native Garden. 
Ophelia's Jump presents...
An Annual Claremont Theatrical Tradition! 
July 11 thru 21  
Sontag Greek Theatre at Pomona College
View webpage     

Nightly "Green" show begins at 7pm.
Grounds open at 6:30 pm on Thursday and Friday
5:00 pm on Saturdays for picnicking.  

Saturdays are "Festival Days"  featuring arts and crafts vendors, games,
a photo booth and Bert & Rocky's ice cream booth.

Claremont Craft Ales and Last Name Brewing craft beer, wine, and snacks available at concessions.   

July 12, 14, 18, 20

July 11, 13, 19, 21

July 16, 17

Musical Theater at Candlelight Pavilion

Candlelight Pavilion Dinner Theatre
July 12 thru August 17

Peter Pan tells the classic J.M. Barrie tale of a young boy who refuses to grow up. J.M. Barrie's masterful story shines especially brightly with a rich score  

Rated G

Monday Night Concerts in the Park

840 N. Indian Hill Blvd. 
Concerts begin at 7:00 pm

Enjoy a longtime annual family Summertime tradition Mondays
July 8 thru Sept 2.

Free Admission.
Yummy treats available for purchase!
July 8
Citrus College's Night Shift Band
July 15
July 22
Cold Duck
70's Top 40
July 29 
Night Blooming Jazzmen
Dixieland Jazz
Aug 5 
The Ravelers 
Classic Rock
Aug 12
Aug 19 
Michael Ryan and Friends 
Spirit of Ireland
Aug 26
Neon Nation 
Sept 2
The Answer
Classic Rock

Movies in the Parks
FREE - Movies start at dusk   
Hosted by Claremont Police Department 
Blaisdell Park
440 S. College Ave
JULY 11  
June Vail Park 
Grand Ave & Bluefield Dr
Kids Corner
  6:30pm - FREE shows at Shelton Park   
  N/E corner of Bonita and Harvard Avenues in the Claremont Village
Claremont Human Services . Phone: 909.399.5490
Wed, July 17
The American Cowboy Variety Show

Wed, July 24  
Wildlife Show 
Wed, July 31   
Children's Concert 
Village Concerts
Friday Nights LIVE! Now thru Oct 25 . 6-9pm
Free Concerts Weekly at 4 Village Venues 

Friday June 28 . 6-9pm:
Village Square Public Plaza:
Blues and Fries - Jazz
Shelton Park:
Silverados - Country
Claremont Chamber Patio:
Mike's Guitar World
City Hall Plaza:
Arrow Highway

Friday July 5 . 6-9pm:
Village Square Public Plaza:
HP Special - Blues, jazz
Shelton Park:
Nomads - Classic rock
Claremont Chamber Patio:
Allen Ray Duo
City Hall Plaza:
Sylvia Bosco - Originals

Friday July 12 . 6-9pm:
Village Square Public Plaza:
Amazing Tone Benders
Shelton Park:
Blue Hwy - Blues, rock
Claremont Chamber Patio:
Small Town Magic - Folk, blues
City Hall Plaza:
Cal Poly Pomona's Kappa Kappa Psi

Friday July 19 . 6-9pm:
Village Square Public Plaza:
Harmony Sisters & the little Big Band
Shelton Park:
Squeakin' Wheels - Blues, folk
Claremont Chamber Patio:
Marc Weller Combo - Jazz
City Hall Plaza:
Mario Rojas - Rock, blues

Friday July 26 . 6-9pm:
Village Square Public Plaza:
Dynamite Dawson - Soft rock
Shelton Park:
Pride of Cucamonga - Rock
Claremont Chamber Patio:
Ana Maria de la Cruz - Originals
City Hall Plaza:
Lynn Crossett - Originals

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)
Hummingbird photo taken at RSABG on May 13, 2019

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
1500 N. College Ave, Claremont /
Garden Hours Daily: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Beat the Heat Saturdays: July 13 thru August 31 . Open until 8:00 pm  
  General admission applies. Last entry 7:30 pm.
Friday June 28 . 5-8pm  
Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
Must be 21+ years old
Enjoy the best local craft beer in the company of butterflies at California's native biergarten! Each evening features rotating brews, music and access to the California Butterfly Pavilion.

Scroll down on link (below) for more details...   
Now thru Aug 3 / 10am-3pm
Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden 
$3. fee in addition to garden admission. 
Experience the beauty of California butterflies in all their life stages with the native plants they depend on for survival.

Extreme heat may require limited hours. 
Art Exhibitions
Sat July 6 - Presented by Claremont Heritage 
Exhibition 6-9pm . Concert 7:30-8:30pm
Ginger Elliott Gallery / Memorial Park 
840 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont
First Saturday Art Walk 
Sat July 6 / 6-9pm

Photo provided by
Claremont Museum of Art
Displacement Zero - Art Exhibition
Now thru August 25 
Claremont Museum of Art
Claremont Depot, 200 W. First St.

The Claremont Museum of Art exhibition Displacement Zero presents work by Claremont born, London based conceptual artist Andrew M. Wenrick. Maps of the Los Angeles area and beyond have been reconstructed into unexpected configurations, challenging our perception of place. 

Farmers & Artisans Market
Every Sunday 8am-1pm
Harvard Ave. between First St. and Bonita Ave. / Claremont Village 
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Claremont eBuzz:

A Constant Contact 
ALL STAR WINNER for 2018! 

PhotoArt of Claremont   
by Mindi Meader 

Postcards are available at :
  • Birkenstock store in the Village
  • Claremont Heights Postal Center at the VONS Center
  • 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