From Gold to Green: Old Miners Association Celebrates the Past, Encourages a Sustainable Future

Liz Harris, pictured here at age 10, will be this year's parade Grand Marshall.

Big Bear Lake, CA, May 4, 2014 - Mining engineer and American President Herbert Hoover once said, “The supreme purpose of history is a better world,” and a local non-profit is taking this to heart. As it celebrates its 65th Anniversary this year, the Old Miners Association will still pay tribute to Southern California’s largest gold rush but … [Read more...]

Summer Fun Continues With Chili Cookoff and Bluegrass Fest

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Big Bear Lake, CA, July 9, 2013 - The Old  Miners Association of Big Bear Lake is hosting a weekend of family-friendly activities including the Big Bear Chili Cookoff on Saturday, July 13. Sanctioned by the International Chili Society, the cookoff returns to the Bartlett Lot in the Village from 10am to 6pm. There are chili competitions in several … [Read more...]

Old Miners Chili Cook-Off In July

Big Bear Lake, CA, April 10, 2013 - This summer, Big Bear Lake will celebrate the 65th year of Old Miners Days events. The Old Miners Days Chili Cook-Off, sanctioned by the International Chili Society is coming up on Saturday, July 13. The fun includes more than 30 chili cooks, over 40 vendors, outhouse races, children's area and live music, … [Read more...]

Chili Cookoff Hottest Event this Weekend

Big Bear Chili Cookoff 2011

Big Bear’s chili cookoff this Saturday is set to be the spiciest event of the weekend.  Over 40 chili cooks are coming to Big Bear to compete with local cookers in this International Chili Society sanctioned cook-off, each hoping to be the winner and go on to the all-California competition.  Four categories will be judged: red chili, green … [Read more...]