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.

For updates, “Like” ‘em on Facebook or follow ‘em on Twitter.

Party like the ’60s, eat like 2013

Groovin at the GroveGet out your go-go boots, ’cause it’s time to party like the ’60s!

However, because this is Dine 909, you’ll be eating like it’s 2013.

The event is the San Bernardino County Museum’s annual Groovin’ at the Grove, and it’s a benefit for the museum’s programs and services.

The whole affair kicks off at 5 p.m. Saturday (July 20) and lasts until 10 p.m. Learn how to watusi and pony as dance lessons with the Limónadas kick off the shindig, and the main event begins at 6 p.m.

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Food Truck and BrewFest is Saturday in Redlands

Food Truck and BrewFestThis event completely slipped our minds, but a press release landing in our inbox today reminded us…

The Food Truck and BrewFest (aka the Invasion of the Food Trucks and Beerfest) returns to the Redlands Mall south parking lot from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday (June 29).

It’s gonna be a scorcher, so it’s a good thing that Ritual Brewing Co. and Hangar 24 Craft Brewery, along with State Street Winery, will be on hand with plenty of liquid refreshment.

Admission is just $5, and tickets can be purchased in advance at the city’s Development Services Office, 210 E. Citrus Ave., or at the door.

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Food trucks rolling to Saturday’s Redlands Optimist Chili Cook-off and Car Show

Food truck fans will want to head to Redlands on Saturday.

Not only are there some delicious food trucks scheduled at the Hangar 24 AirFest and fifth anniversary, but there will be a (dare I say better?) selection of trucks at the Redlands Optimists’ annual Car Show and Chili Cook-off.

Held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sylvan Park, University Street and Colton Avenue, your suggested $5 admission donation will benefit the Optimists’ charitable work with children.

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Hangar 24′s fifth anniversary and airshow — what you need to know

Tickets are available now for Hangar 24 Craft Brewery’s AirFest and fifth anniversary set for Saturday, May 18.

Tickets are $5 at the brewery’s tasting room, 1710 Sessums Drive, Redlands, or online (plus $1.17 service fee) and will be $8 at the door. Kids 12 and younger will be admitted free.

A limited number of VIP ticket packages, which include all-you-can-drink Hangar 24 beer, all-you-can-eat Cuca’s, the closest parking possible, a shady tent and the best seats and views of the air show, are available for $150 (plus $6.24 service fee), or $500 (plus $18.49 service fee) for a four-pack.

Click here to purchase tickets online.

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Gourmet Pizza Shop gives back

The Gourmet Pizza Shoppe reminds us why the pizzeria is a Dine 909 Favorite, and it’s not just because they have delicious and unique pizzas.

The restaurant is donating 10% of its sales tomorrow (April 30) to the family of one of its employees, Marcos Orozco.

Orozco’s 21-year-old sister, Isabel Orozco Vitela, passed away April 13 following a sudden rejection of her heart transplant.

The family needs money to help pay for burial expenses.

To read more from the pages of the Redlands Daily Facts, click here.

The Gourmet Pizza Shoppe is at 120 E. State St., Redlands.

Vintage Redlands happening Friday night

The annual Vintage Redlands self-guided wine, beer and food tasting walk through downtown Redlands will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday (April 26) night.

This event is a fundraiser for the Citrograph Scholarship Fund. Scholarships are awarded to students pursuing an education in music, business or graphic design.

Tickets, $75, are available at participating Redlands businesses, including the Gourmet Pizza Shoppe, State Street Winery and Citrograph Printing Co.

To purchase tickets or for more information, please call 888-494-9044.

Click over the jump to see a list of participating food vendors.

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