ClaremontVID_Wallop-2015_C22Looking for something entertaining to do near the Inland Empire this weekend? From the Claremont Folk Festival and the Butterfly Pavilion in the Spring to Friday Nights Live and the Midsummer Shakespeare Festival in the Summer, our calendar is chock full of rousing events and annual festivals.

There’s something fun to do for everyone. The weekly Claremont Artisans and Farmers Market every Sunday is the largest of its kind in the region. For arts and crafts lovers, there’s the monthly First Saturday Art Walk and the Village Venture Arts & Crafts Faire in October.

Families flock to events such as Things That Go Bump in the Night at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden in October and Inland Pacific Ballet’s The Nutcracker in December. And nature enthusiasts can celebrate and discover the beauty of various native plants at the Annual Wild Flower Show and Festival in April and other events at the botanic garden in Claremont.

Discover all the not-to-be-missed events taking place in Claremont on our events calendar below.

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Handcrafted Mysteries: An Evening of Magic with Greg Van Holsbeck

May 16 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

| $15

Handcrafted Mysteries is an immersive magic and mentalism experience with Greg Van Holsbeck; a professional magician and member at the Hollywood Magic Castle.The show has been in development for 3 years and features Greg’s original pieces of magic.

In Handcrafted Mysteries, you won’t find rabbits, glittery suits, or large apparatus (unless you bring your own). You will, however, find highly interactive and entertaining tricks involving skill, psychology and a few small ordinary objects.

When you first walk into Handcrafted Mysteries, the first thing you might notice is an antique wooden box that is padlocked shut. At the start of the show, the audience is asked one question: “What’s in the box?”

Through “Handcrafted Mysteries,” Greg Van Holsbeck set out to create a unique experience with original magic presentations and bring it to the public. His performances have drawn the attention of lovers of magic every week since the show’s debut in February.

“Bringing something unique into the world is not an easy task — but Greg does it in spades. His unique style of magic is captivating…” – Michael Borys

“He has The entire audience for 60 minutes on their toes with laughs and gasps for the entire magical show. ” – Jonathan B.

“I loved the intimate setting of the bookstore, Greg engaged the audience by getting us involved in the act. Very enjoyable!!!!” – Gail Pelka (Goldstar reviewer)

“Fantastic show. Close up magic and mentalism all cleverly presented and really awesome. How does he do that?! ” – Beatrice C.

Details

Date:
May 16
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
$15
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Website:
gvmagic.com