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7 things to do in the Inland Empire this week (June 16-22)

By in Press Enterprise on June 15, 2017

By Deanna Gomez

Friday-Sunday, June 16-18

The 13th annual Lavender Festival returns to 123 Farm this weekend with a variety of activities including live music, delicious food, demonstrations and seminars. On Saturday, there’s an essential oil workshop, and a lavender cooking demonstration.

11 a.m.; 123 Farm, 10600 Highland Springs Ave., Cherry Valley; $6-$8 plus fees; 951-845-1151;

Friday, June 16

Vocalist Elizabeth Dreyfuss delivers a unique selection of songs, stories and film clips in a one-night-only performance.

7 p.m.; The Merc, 42051 Main St. Temecula; $20 plus fees; 866-653-8696;

Timothy Hearl and Sallie Griffin in “Grey Gardens”

Friday-Sunday, June 16-18

The musical “Grey Gardens,” based on the 1975 documentary about Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’ aunt and cousin, is being presented by Riverside Repertory in an immersive and site-specific production — in and around an actual mansion in downtown Riverside.

8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday; 4410 University Ave., Riverside; $55-$75 ($25 students); 951-300-8515;

Monday, June 19

“Resident Evil: Vendetta” hits select theaters thanks to Fathom events. The animated feature is the third installment of the popular CG animated franchise based on the popular video game. There will be behind-the-scenes footage and a special introduction from the cast. The film follows BSAA Chris Redfield, agent Leon S. Kennedy and Professor Rebecca Chambers as they attempt to stop the spread of a deadly virus in New York City.

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Tuesday, June 20

Dance lovers are sure to enjoy DanceXchange, a monthly event presented by Dance Theatre Collective of Southern California, featuring a variety of talented dancers.

7 p.m.; The Merc, 42051 Main St., Temecula; $5 plus fees; 866-653-8696;

Wednesday, June 21

Alice Cooper is coming to Pechanga Resort & Casino next week. The rock superstar’s career has spanned more than four decades with “No More Mr. Nice Guy,” “Poison” and many other hits.

8 p.m.; Pechanga Resort & Casino, 45000 Pechanga Parkway, […]    

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