Three Inland Empire breweries celebrating first anniversaries today

A trio of Inland Empire breweries are celebrating first anniversaries today (November 16).

From north to south, they are Oak Hills Brewing Company in Hesperia, Redlands’ Ritual Brewing Co., and Wiens Brewing Company in Temecula.

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Food trucks at University of Redlands today

The University of Redlands will celebrate its Homecoming today with, among other things…food trucks!

Four trucks (Me So Hungry, Eat ‘Em Up Truck, Krave Fusion and Mustache Mike’s Italian Ice) are scheduled to serve from noon to 3 p.m. in the Grass Quad, 1200 E. Colton Ave., Redlands.

The trucks will be open to the general public.

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Hangar 24 Craft Brewery raising funds to help fight breast cancer

You now have one more reason to make a Thursday night stop at Hangar 24 Craft Brewery in Redlands, at least this month.

The from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursdays in October, the brewery is donating $1 of every pint sold to Inland Women Fighting Cancer.

Plus, the brewery has been selling pink Hangar 24 T-shirts for $15, with 100% of proceeds going to IWFC.

Food vendors have also been pitching in and donating a portion of sales to IWFC.

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This year’s Hangar 24 Oktoberfest to span two weekends

Redlands’ Hangar 24 Craft Brewery is once again hosting an Oktoberfest celebration at Sylvan Park (University Street and Colton Avenue) in Redlands.

This year, however, the festivities are stretching over two weekends.

Saturday (September 21), the brewery is going it alone, serving its own brews at the event, which will run from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Rheinlanders will perform.

Tickets are just $5 at the door, and proceeds, as in past years, will benefit the Redlands Optimist Club.

The following Saturday’s (September 28) Oktoberfest will also include a Beerfest, when Hangar 24 will be joined by 33 other breweries and cider makers, including 15 from the Inland Empire.

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Rah Rah Redlands returns Saturday with food trucks, football and family fun

RahRahRedlands2013Food trucks will once again be part of the celebration at this year’s Rah Rah Redlands.

The annual tailgate party, sponsored by the University of Redlands Town & Gown and Bulldog Athletics, begins at 3 p.m. Saturday (September 7) at the university’s Ted Runner Stadium.

The event includes an open swim at the Thompson Aquatic Center from 3 to 5 p.m., food trucks from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., family activities beginning at 4:30 p.m. and at 7 p.m., the Bulldog football team’s first home game of the season.

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Cupcake Wars-winning baker comes to Redlands Market Night

desiMarketNightIn the Redlands area tonight?

Debuting at Redlands Market Night tonight (August 29) is [desi]gn Cakes and Cupcakes, a multi-award winning (including Cupcake Wars and a double-winner at the I.E. Cupcake Fair).

The bakery will be selling Apple Bacon Harvest, Salted Caramel, S’mores and Carrot Cake cupcakes from 6 to 9 p.m.

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