DIY projects, Temecula Torch Run, movie nights and more cover the week of Aug. 28-Sept. 3

Learn how to paint “Boho Betsie” at The Craft House in Temecula Friday, Aug. 28, in one of the many activities taking place from Aug. 28 to Sept. 3. Valley News/Courtesy photo

From DIY creations to drive-in movies, there’s myriad events happening from Aug. 28 to Sept. 3.

Due to COVID-19, check in with the venue to ensure the event is still taking place or to find out more on their social distancing guidelines.

Starlight Bazaar Night Market

On the last Friday of the month, come out to experience an evening of art installations and local vendors. Dissertation Soap will be hosting the event Friday, Aug. 28, from 5-10 p.m.

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4th Annual Doffo Cellar Sale

Some unique and rare wines will be available at Doffo Winery Saturday, Aug. 29, and Sunday, Aug. 30, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Bel Vino Winery Movie Night

On Friday, Aug. 28, Bel Vino Winery will host a movie night, showing “Yesterday” from 7:30-10 p.m. Bring chairs and blankets. No outside food is allowed, although food will be available for purchase on-site. Social distancing will be maintained; reservations are required. For more information, visit, or email

Cookies and Crafts DIY

Irene’s Dessert Table and AR Workshop Temecula is hosting a cookies and crafts DIY with their cookie decorating kit to go. The kit from Irene’s Dessert Table includes cookies, icing bags and sprinkles for decorating. DIY kits all include all materials including stencils, wood, brushes and more.

The kit pickup times will Friday, Aug. 28, and Saturday, Aug. 29, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information and to order a set, visit

Jeff Dunham Livestream Concert

On Saturday, Aug. 29, Pala Casino Spa and Resort will host Jeff Dunham live from 7:30-9:30 p.m.

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Boho Betsie

The Craft House in Temecula is hosting an instructor-led class Friday, Aug. 28, where guests will learn step-by-step to paint “Boho Betsie.” To sign up or learn more, visit

19th annual Temecula Valley Law Enforcement Torch Run

Special Olympics Southern California is hosting its annual Temecula Torch Run virtually. Run for a cause Saturday, Aug. 29, from noon to 3 p.m.

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Virtual Movie Trivia: Movies about Movies

Help support theaters as they remain closed. Reading Cinemas Cal Oaks 17 is hosting a virtual movie trivia Thursday, Sept. 3, from 6:30-8 p.m.

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Lake Elsinore Storm Stadium

Hosted by CAI Greater Inland Empire, the Lake Elsinore Storm Stadium is having its first of two drive-in movie nights Thursday, Sept. 3, from 6:30-11:45 p.m.

The film, “Once upon a time in Hollywood,” is rated R; this event is an adult-only showing. For more information and tickets, visit

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