September Food Events

By Ashley Bennett

Posted September 4, 2013 in Web Only


Thurs, Sept. 5: Then & Now: The Mismatch Between Modern Food and Human Evolution

It’s time to get serious about food. Join Professor Nick Reeves as he dives into a comparative history of modern food versus the food which our early ancestors ate.

7pm. $8. Mt. San Jacinto College, Western Science Theatre, 2345 Searl Pkwy., Hemet, (951) 791-0033;


Sat, Sept. 14 (Thru Oct. 26): Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest

It’s the closest thing you’ll get to the scenic Bavarian Alps of Germany for Oktoberfest—and the people here go all-out!

Big Bear Convention Center, 42900 Big Bear Blvd., Big Bear.


Sun, Sept 15: La Tomatina

As the “biggest tomato fight this side of Spain,” there’s no need for explanation.

4pm-7pm. Europa Village Winery, 22475 La Serena Wy., Temecula, (951) 216-3380;


Sat, Sept. 21: 3rd Annual Hangar 24 Oktoberfest (Day 1)

Kicking off the first day of this two-day festival, Hangar 24 will be hosting polka bands, food trucks and of course—beer! All in support of The Redlands Optimist Club.

$5. Sylvan Park, 900-998 E. High Ave., Redlands.


Sat, Sept. 21: 5th Annual Grape Stomp and Harvest Festival

I don’t know about you, but I’ve always wanted to reenact that grape-stomping scene from I Love Lucy.

4pm-8pm. $30-$65. Lorimar Winery, 39990 Anza Rd., Temecula, (951) 694-6699;


Sun, Sept. 22: Blessings of the Wines, Grape Stomp and Harvest Festival

Join this celebration of grape stompin’ with live music and a romantic (tractor) rides through the vineyard.

$55. South Coast Winery Resort & Spa, 34843 Rancho California Rd., Temecula, (951) 587-9463;


Sat, Sept. 28: Eat Drink Stomp

Fresh buffet, live music and more grapes than you can possibly imagine to stomp.

5:30pm-9:30pm. $69-$Callaway Winery, 32720 Rancho California Rd., Temecula, (951) 676-4001;


Sat, Sept. 28: 13th Annual Jurupa Valley Food Fest and Auction

Sample cuisine from over 20 different local restaurants alongside a silent and live auction.

4:30pm-8:30pm. Jurupa Valley Spectrum, 8022 Limonite, Jurupa Valley, 92509.


Sat, Sept. 28: 3rd Annual Hangar 24 Oktoberfest (Day 2)

Hangar 24 will continue the festivities this weekend with “BeerFest!” where over 30 amazing breweries will be present.

$5. Sylvan Park, 900-998 E. High Ave., Redlands.



Thru September: Natural 9 Noodle Company is offering some awesome specials in celebration of National Rice Month (plus daily rice giveaways via social media).



Buy healthy, discover new personally owned businesses and have a blast!



Claremont Farmers & Artisans Market

8am-1pm. Claremont Village, on Second St. between Indian Hill Blvd. and Yale Ave., (714) 345-3087;




San Bernardino Farmers Fair and Market Night

6pm-9:30pm. Thru Oct. 29. Perris Hill Park, 1135 E. Highland Ave., (909) 384-5233.


Chino Farmers Market

5pm-8:30pm. Thru Aug. 21. Chino City Hall, 13222 Central Ave., (951) 500-4506;

Riverside Farmers Market

2:30pm-7pm. Thru Oct. 2. Between Township Hall and the Riverside Public Library.


Upland Market Night

5pm-9pm. Thru Oct. East of Euclid Ave., between 9th and 2nd.

Redlands Market Night

6pm-9pm. On State St. between Orange and Ninth St.

High Desert Farmers Market

8am-12pm. Iower Campus

High Desert Farmers Market (Hesperia)

4:30pm-8:30pm. Thru Sep. 25.




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