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

There’s something fun to do for everyone. The weekly Claremont Farmers and Artisans 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 California 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 botanic garden events.

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

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Ophelia’s Jump presents A Poison Squad of Whispering Women

August 9 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Ophelia’s Jump is pleased to present A Poison Squad of Whispering Women by award winning Southern Gothic playwright Kelly McBurnett-Andronicos on August 9 as part of the online OJP Happy Hour Play Reading Series. In 1924, an unlikely union of women lead a righteous whisper campaign against the Grand Dragon of the Indiana Klan, exacting a bitter reckoning that ends in the brutal murder of one of their own. Inspired by historical events of the 1920s, this piece is sure elicit thought and conversation. As always, a discussion will be held immediately following the performance.
The performance is presented on a “pay what you can” basis. To receive a ticket and zoom link for this virtual performance, just visit to donate and list “Poison Squad” in the notes section.
We look forward to making wonderful in person live theatre again soon. In the meantime, we are presenting readings of great new plays you’ve probably never seen. We hope you will join us from the safety of your own home.
Title: A Poison Squad of Whispering Women by Kelly McBurnett-Andronicos
Featuring: Lauren Bell-Nagy, Susan Bray, Michael Detrow, Sarah Giddon, Caitlin Lopez, Julia Stier
Director: Beatrice Casagran
Visual Technical Design: Sheila Malone
Online event: August 9, 2020 at 5PM PDT
Tickets available at or information at 909-734-6565
Zoom information sent upon donation or request

About Ophelia’s Jump
Ophelia’s Jump is a non-profit Performing Arts Theatre producing plays, staged readings, the Midsummer Shakespeare Festival in Claremont, and hosting youth & adult improv & acting classes. Ophelia’s Jump Productions was founded by artists and educators who believe that the purpose of theatre is to create unending conversations, spark imagination, incite conscience, and elicit a visceral response. Ophelia’s Jump aims to invigorate the creativity and intellect of the community by working with local emerging artists. Ophelia’s Jump is located at 2009 Porterfield Way, Suite H, Upland CA, 91786. Additional information available at
Ophelia’s Jump is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation.

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