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Pick Oranges at La Verne Heritage Park

Enjoy a “Slice of La Verne’s Past” while picking some of the best tasting oranges around at La Verne Heritage Park. The Heritage Foundation offers visitors one of the last working orange groves in the area as a place to enjoy with family, friends and the La Verne community. Bags of oranges are $5, and mesh bags and the picking poles are supplied. The historic Weber house will also be open for public tours from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. This Orange Picking opens Saturdays beginning January 7, 2017, and continuing approximately until the beginning of March. For more information call (909) 293-9005 or check out the La Verne Heritage web site at www.laverheritage.org.

DATE: Every Saturday beginning January 7, 2017

TIME: 10 AM to 12 PM

ADDRESS: 5001 Via De Mansion, La Verne, CA 91750

PRICE: $5

Pick Oranges at La Verne Heritage Park

Enjoy a “Slice of La Verne’s Past” while picking some of the best tasting oranges around. The Heritage Foundation offers you one of the last working orange groves in the area as a place to enjoy with your family. Bags of oranges are $5, and mesh bags and the picking poles are supplied. The historic Weber house will also be open for tours from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Orange Picking opens Saturdays beginning January 7, 2017, and continuing approximately until the beginning of March. For more information call (909) 293-9005 or check out our web site at www.laverheritage.org.

DATES: Saturdays from January 7 until the beginning of March

TIME: 10 AM to 12 PM

ADDRESS: 5001 Via De Mansion, La Verne, CA 91750

La Verne Fresh – Old Town La Verne Certified Farmers Market

La Verne Fresh Certified Farmers Market is now a reality every Saturday morning in Old Town La Verne at 3rd and D Streets. This Market is unlike others in the past, featuring a full assortment of everything you need fresh each week. La Verne Fresh is the source of the highest quality, seasonal and locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables, and delicious gourmet specialty foods, plants, and flowers. The Market has something for everyone who eats… and is a fun and interesting gathering place, with weekly entertainment. Check it out and make it a part of your Saturday morning routine! The Market is sponsored by the Old Town La Verne merchants, in conjunction with the Xela Aid organization, and well known local Farmers Market manager Oscar DeLeon. For more information on this event call City Hall at (909) 596-8706.

TIME: Saturday mornings from 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Rain or shine!

LOCATION: Old Town La Verne at 3rd and D Streets

Winter Wonderland in La Verne

Children can enjoy two snow runs, two snow play lands (with real snow!), arts and crafts, a cup of hot cocoa and a doughnut at “Mrs. Claus’ Cozy Kitchen”, and of course visit Santa at the gazebo! Parents be sure to bring your cameras for this wonderful photo opportunity. Kids should dress for snow: mittens, gloves, boots and jackets. Sliding saucers will be provided. There will also be food and refreshments for purchase and craft vendors for early Christmas shopping. Anyone wishing to have a booth should contact the La Verne Community Center at (909) 596-8776.

DATE: Saturday, December 10

AGES: 12 years and under

TIME: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

FEE: $10 per child pre-sale (includes snow play, snack, crafts, and visit with Santa) / $15 per child at event

LOCATION: Heritage Park, 5001 Via De Mansion, La Verne

La Verne Fresh – Old Town La Verne Certified Farmers Market

La Verne Fresh Certified Farmers Market is now a reality every Saturday morning in Old Town La Verne at 3rd and D Streets. This Market is unlike others in the past, featuring a full assortment of everything you need fresh each week. La Verne Fresh is the source of the highest quality, seasonal and locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables, and delicious gourmet specialty foods, plants, and flowers. The Market has something for everyone who eats… and is a fun and interesting gathering place, with weekly entertainment. Check it out and make it a part of your Saturday morning routine! The Market is sponsored by the Old Town La Verne merchants, in conjunction with the Xela Aid organization, and well known local Farmers Market manager Oscar DeLeon. For more information on this event call City Hall at (909) 596-8706.

TIME: Saturday mornings from 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Rain or shine!

LOCATION: Old Town La Verne at 3rd and D Streets