Big Bear Lake, CA, November 23, 2012, 8am – The official Tree Lighting Ceremony & Santa’s Grand Entrance will take place in the Village today. Entertainment begins at 5pm. Steve Cassling will be the Master of Ceremonies this year, and Charles Dickens Carolers will be performing, as well as five local high school students, part of Mountain Top Strings. Miss Big Bear and her court, and the high school cheerleading team will also be there. Mayor Jahn and his family will officially light the tree at 6pm, followed by the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus on a horse-drawn sleigh, escorted by fire crews on the old vintage fire truck.