2013 Events - Claremont Village
PLEASE NOTE: Calendar listings will be updated as more details become available.
Events listed generally reflect larger, often Village-wide special occasions. If you are interested in events held at specific businesses, please contact those businesses directly. Calendar listings updated throughout the year - Updated Dec. 8, 2013 - >> Click here to view 11x17 Village Map & Directory (PDF)
CLAREMONT FARMERS & ARTISANS MARKET ... Every Sunday ... 8:00am-1:00pm
A "must see" during weekly strolls on Sunday mornings. Sponsored by The Claremont Forum. Located on Second Street between Indian Hill Blvd and Yale Avenue. Free admission. View Village Claremont's market webpage. View Claremont Forum website. Phone 909-626-3066.
ART MART ... Every Friday evening... 5:00-9:00pm
Enjoy unique, eco-friendly, handmade arts and crafts inside The Packing House, 500 W. First St. Sponsored by Studio Claremont.
FIRST FRIDAY ARTWALK ... 5:30-9:00pm
Opening reception 5:30-7:30pm at Claremont Community Foundation, 205 Yale Avenue, as well as art and crafts exhibits at various sites in the Village including The Packing House. Check the Claremont COURIER on the 1st Friday monthly for a list of participating sites and artists in the First Friday Art Walk.
VILLAGE WALKING TOUR ... First Saturday ... 10:00am-12:00noon
Sponsored by Claremont Heritage. Tour begins in front of the historic Claremont Metrolink Depot, 200 West First St. and ends with a tour of the newly restored College Heights Lemon Packing House, 500 W. First St. Led by a Claremont Heritage tour guide, this enjoyable walk includes the city's commercial, civic and college buildings bringing to life more than a hundred years of Claremont's history. Cost: $5 per person. Reservations recommended. Phone 909-621-0848. View website
THE CLAREMONT COLLEGES WALKING TOUR ... Four tours annually
2014: Saturday dates will be included when available ... 9:30am-12noon
Cost: $8 per person. Reservations recommended. Call Claremont Heritage at 909-621-0848. View website
|This holiday season Claremont Chamber Village Marketing Group and Shoes That Fit are asking you to participate in this first-time program to provide 6-pack bundles of NEW socks to local school-age kids. 20 Village businesses are official sock drop-off sites. Program runs thru the end of 2013. For information phone Susan at The Bath Workshop 909-625-3417 or Joan at Stamp Your Heart Out 909-621-4363. Click to view Sock Walk webpage.
Thursday, Nov 28 (Thanksgiving) ... Early morning
6th Annual TURKEY TROT in The Village & The Claremont Colleges
Click to view YouTube video of the 2009 Turkey Trot I photographed
Sponsored by Claremont Sunrise Rotary. Starts near the Claremont Depot. View website
Friday, Dec. 6 ... 5:00-8:00pm
ANNUAL CLAREMONT VILLAGE
HOLIDAY PROMENADE & TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY
Did you kick off the holiday season Claremont style!
Friday, Dec. 6 • 5:00-8:00pm
5:00 - Entertainment begins at Depot
6:00 - Tree Lighting at Depot
5 'til 8 - Santa & Mrs. Claus at City Hall
(Brief break to attend Tree Lighting at 6:00)
Please click here for map & more - or - City of Claremont webpage
Please note: Metrolink Holiday Toy Express will not be coming to Claremont in 2013.
December - Selected dates
Sat Dec 7* / Sun Dec 8* / Sat Dec 14 / Sun Dec 15
INLAND PACIFIC BALLET'S THE NUTCRACKER
Truly an awe-inspiring Claremont tradition. Over 100 wonderfully-costumed dancers perform this beautifully-choreographed ballet. See it all at the historic Bridges Auditorium / The Claremont Colleges, 450 N. College Way (east of College Avenue between 4th and 6th Streets), Claremont. * Pomona College Orchestra will perform live with Inland Pacific Ballet on these two dates. Buy tickets in advance. Click to view The Nutcracker webpage
2014 Events - Claremont Village
2014 Calendar of Events will be added as soon as time permits. Please keep in mind that few special events take place during the early part of the year (except those which are listed above and take place year 'round).
Sat, March 15
2nd Annual CLAREMONT PIE FESTIVAL
More details as they become available. View webpage
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