Saturday, June 11
2022 Riverside Regatta
Time: 4:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
Location: Lake Evans, Fairmount Park
Cost: Free to attend
The Riverside Community Sailing Program will hold its annual Regatta on Lake Evans after a two-year hiatus. Two groups of 5-8 boats each will race each other, navigating a series of marks on the lake. Participating boats have been sponsored by the Downtown Area Neighborhood Alliance (DANA), Riverside East Rotary, the Optimists, and other groups. Come spread a blanket on the lakeshore to watch the fun! For more information, visit their website.
Riverside Doors Open
Time: 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Location: See map.
Take a docent-led tour of the interiors and exteriors of several historic public and private Riverside buildings, some of which are not normally open to the public. For more information and a list of participating locations, visit their website.
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Riverside Community Players Theater
Riverside Community Players’ will present an evening of song, poetry and drama featuring local performers celebrating the freedom of enslaved people after the Civil War. A show featuring local African-American artists will be on display in the courtyard. For tickets, visit their website.
Downtown Certified Farmers Market
Time: 8:00 a.m.
Location: Main and Fifth Streets
Cost: Free to attend
Come shop a selection of fresh produce and specialty foods from local farmers and entrepreneurs.
Regulated for safety by the County and State Departments of Agriculture and Environmental Health.
Sunday, June 12
AfroNoon at White Park
Time: 12:00 noon–7:00 p.m.
Location: White Park
Cost: General admission is free; VIP tickets are $45-$50
AfroNoon is a Black arts festival showcasing local talent from across the Inland Empire, organized to raise funds for the Charles A. Bibbs African-American Museum and Cultural Center. Art will be available for purchase at the Artists’ Village, as well as work by Charles Bibbs, plus vendors selling books, jewelry, clothes and food. Tickets are available here.