Tag: Northwoods Resort & Conference Center

Big Bear’s Night Sky is the Star this Weekend

Big Bear Lake, CA, May 22, 2014 – The StarLight Festival comes to Big Bear Saturday and Sunday bringing a unique celebration of science and technology. Happening at the Northwoods Resort and Conference Center under the beautiful, clear Big Bear skies, people will be educated and entertained in an engaging atmosphere of music and art. Hours for this family friendly event are 10:00am – 11:00pm both days and will include a wide variety of exhibits, hands on activities, and free talks by world-renowned scientists and space explorers. Dr. Linda Spilker, the Project Scientist for the Cassini Mission to Saturn, Dr. Seth Shostak who is the Senior Astronomer at the SETI Institute, and Astronaut Story Musgrave will be among those making presentations. There will be an exhibit space where manufacturers will showcase the latest in astronomy and science related gear, a STEM zone full of projects and demonstrations that will get kids excited about science, and a wealth of door prizes. And of course there will be day and night observing opportunities through a number of telescopes of all designs and sizes. Sponsored by Pepsi, the Starlight Festival is presented in partnership with the Riverside Telescope Makers Conference and the Big Bear Solar Observatory, which will provide free tours on both Saturday and...

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Poker Run Will Benefit Grizzlies

Big Bear Lake, CA, August 26, 2013 — The 18th Annual Run for the Grizzlies is scheduled for September 7, 2013 from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm at a new host location: Northwoods Resort & Conference Center. The Friends of the Big Bear Alpine Zoo invites the motorcycling public to participate in this fundraiser supporting the Zoo’s grizzly bears. The ride around the lake will include seven Poker stops and a stop at the Big Bear Alpine Zoo to visit the grizzlies. There will also be live music, raffles, prizes, a Chapter Challenge, vendors, drinks and an expanded BBQ venue. The Friends of the Big Bear Alpine Zoo was formed in 1989 as a non-profit public benefit corporation whose purpose is to support the Big Bear Alpine Zoo through: Educating the public on the treatment, protection, and conservation of wildlife; recruiting and coordinating volunteers; and fundraising. The cost to sign up for Run for the Grizzlies is $25 for rider #1 and $20 for rider #2, which includes a Poker Run Pin & T-Shirt. Registration can be done either on event day from 9:30 am to noon at Northwoods, or online. To learn more or to sign up as a vendor, call (909) 878-4200 or email info@fobbaz.org. The host hotel is offering a special “Run for the Grizzlies” room rate for those from outside the area. Northwoods Resort & Conference Center is located at 40650 Village Drive in Big Bear Lake and can...

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