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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James Strombotne: Imagine – Opening Reception

September 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

James Strombotne Paints All He Can Imagine
Sept 6 – Dec 1, 2019
Claremont Museum of Art / Claremont Depot, 200 W. First St.

The Claremont Museum of Art’s exhibition James Strombotne: Imagine will focus on the work of one of the few remaining active Claremont artists from the 1950 and 60s, an era sometimes referred to as Claremont’s “golden age.” Drawings and paintings from the artist’s personal collection reflect the arc of a distinguished career dedicated to making concrete the creative mind’s imaginings.

The exhibition will open on Saturday, September 7 with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. during Art Walk and remain on view through December 1, 2019. The Claremont Museum of Art, located in the historic Claremont Depot at 200 W. First Street, is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m.

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The exhibition is generously sponsored by Gould Asset Management LLC.

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Learn more about artist James Strombotne on his website:

Contact: Claremont Museum of Art
Phone: 909.621.3200

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September 7, 2019
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Claremont Museum of Art