The Temecula wine country area of California is amazing and centrally located in SoCal. Living here for years, Bill Gould and Jeney Kingsbury put their unique written and photographic spin on local happenings, vegetarian food, gardening and fun.
Brought to you by Full Value Property Management's friends at First American Title - Temecula First Day Hike Jan. 1 Come and go on a hike to explore nature. Docents and park staff will enhance your hike through interpretive checkpoints where you can learn about wildlife, history and more. This event is family and stroller friendly. After your 1 mile guided walk through the park, we will have a free tasting of fresh fruit off of our trees at the Visitor Center. 8am-12pm / California Citrus State Historic Park: 9400 Dufferin Ave., Riverside (951) 780-6222 / www.parks.ca.gov/calcitrus
Citrus Heritage Run Jan. 7 Half Marathon, 5K and Kids Fun Run. This unique and “sweet-smelling” course winds through the historic orange groves of The California Citrus Historic State Park in Riverside. We offer high quality technical fabric tees in men’s and women’s sizes, finisher medals, and age group awards. Along the course you will find entertainment and several hydration stops. At the finish line, you will be greeted with post-race refreshments! 7am-1pm / Arlington Heights Sports Park: 9401 Cleveland Avenue, Riverside www.CitrusHeritageRun.com
Calimesa Community Awards Banquet & Installation Jan. 12 The Calimesa Citizen of the Year Award, Calimesa Small Business Award, Calimesa Commercial Business Award, Calimesa Charitable Service Award and the Community Awareness Appreciation Award. All awards will be presented at this event. State Senator Mike Morrell will be our Keynote speaker and other representatives from the State, County and City will be in attendance. 4-6:30pm / Tukwet Canyon Golf Resort: 36211 Champions Drive, Beaumont www.calimesachamber.com