>> Fri/ 5/20
For some, casting a vote is as simple as mailing in their absentee ballot. But for Adam, his first attempt to cast a vote is intercepted by a day of problems, including dealing with eco-terrorists, a clingy sister and, of course, one of the candidates, too. Written by Josh Tobiessen. Presented by the Riverside Community Players.
Thru May 29. Riverside Community Players, 4026 14th St., Riverside, (951) 686-4030; www.riversidecommunityplayers.org.
>> Saturday/ 5/21
Amgen Tour of California
The Amgen Tour of California rolls through Claremont on Saturday for stage 7 of its 8-stage tour. Bicyclists will travel from Claremont to Mount Baldy for a grueling 75.8 mile ride. Festivities are planned all day throughout Claremont Village in celebration of the sixth annual event. The tour will continue on to Santa Clarita for stage 8.
Sat, all day. Race starts at 11:45AM. Claremont Village, Yale, Harvard and First streets, Claremont; www.tourofcalifornia-claremont.org.
>> Sun/ 5/22
BLUE MAN GROUP
It’s not everyday that a bunch of blue dudes arrive in San Berdoo to play some of the most inventive percussion instruments heard. But, the Blue Man Group isn’t your everyday occurrence. With awesome audience interaction and a show that’s beyond just music, this Group’s a total experience.
Sun, 2PM & 7PM. $38.50-$77.50. California Theatre Of The Performing Arts, 562 W. 4th St., San Bernardino, (909) 885-5152; www.californiatheatre.net.
>> Mon/ 5/23
RANCHO CUCAMONGA QUAKES VS. INLAND EMPIRE 66ERS
Talk about switching up your batting order: Wasn’t it just last year that the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes were the affiliates for the Angels, and the San Bernardino-based Inland Empire 66ers were the Cal League team for the Los Angeles Dodgers? Our teams may’ve new partners, but the game’s great as ever.
Mon, 7:05PM. The Epicenter, 8408 Rochester Ave., Rancho Cucamonga, (909) 481-5252; www.rcquakes.com.
>> Tues/ 5/24
This bi-annual exhibition showcases Riverside County life via artists David Absher, Lauren Allen, Daniel Barrera III, Helen L. Bell, Terry D. Chacon, Cosme Cordova, Andrea Cruz, Jack Culley, Lorraine Dawson, Susan DeArmond, Rachael Dzikonski, Deron Lien, Patricia Rose Ford, Nita Harper, Rafael Maniago, Ada Passaro, Geeta Pattanaik, Luz Maria Perez, Jami Tobey, Robert Visser and Matt Weybright.
Thru Sept. 1. Riverside Arts Project, 3545 Central Ave., Riverside, (951) 683-1345; www.riversideartscouncil.com.
>> Wed/ 5/25
Riverside-based reggae-rockers Natural Heights aren’t afraid to gig on hump day. And that’s fairly evident based on the fact that the band’s played over 200 shows in an entire calendar year. Now, the Heights are a relatively new group, but they’ve already easily packed local venues with a live set of both covers and originals.
Wed. 9PM. Lake Alice Trading Co., 3616 University Ave., Riverside, (951) 686-7343; www.lakealicetradingco.com.
>> Thurs/ 5/26
CHURCH BASEMENT LADIES
Ever wondered what really goes on down in the kitchen of a church? Four women who work there are the subject of this musical comedy, as they prepare food and stave off potential disasters in the interim. It’s a funny look at the various happenings—and the insanity—that occurs throughout the year.
Thru June 19. Candlelight Pavilion, 455 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont, (909) 626-1254; www.candlelightpavilion.com.