Big Bear, Ca, November 23, 2011, 3:00pm – The Big Bear Lake Convention Center will host the 27th annual Mountain Christmas Boutique this holiday weekend, starting Friday, November 25th. For more than two decades, the Mountain Christmas Boutique has been the largest holiday arts and crafts show in the mountains, and features over 60 crafters and artists from throughout the Western United States.  Santa will also be visiting the show each day, and is available for photos and to collect Christmas wish lists.  According to the Big Bear Lake Convention Center, the show offers a quaint shopping experience featuring handmade and one of a kind items and a variety of collectible and unique gifts.  Holiday items, such as wreaths, handmade Santa’s and holiday treats will be available along with handmade hats and scarves, homemade jams and oils, personalized ornaments, vintage clothing, and wire-wrap gem jewelry.  The Mountain Christmas Boutique is located at the Convention Center at the corner of Big Bear Blvd, and Division Drive, and doors open at 10:00am each day.  For more information call 585-3000 or go online at