Tag: Tree lighting

Busy Thanksgiving Four Day Weekend in Big Bear

Big Bear, Ca, November 28, 2011, 4:00pm – This Thanksgiving Holiday weekend brought people from across California, Nevada, and Arizona to celebrate the holiday in Big Bear.  Friday evening in the Village, it is estimated that over 1,000 people were in attendance for the annual tree lighting ceremony, filling the Village streets with holiday cheer.  Snow Summit and Bear Mountain both sold out on Friday and Saturday, and many people were seen walking through the village, on the Alpine Pedal Path, and on other hiking trails in the valley.  Some cyclists even enjoyed the warmer weather, and were seen riding around town, and up and down the back grade.  The Village and other local businesses were busy this weekend with Black Friday and weekend shoppers stocking up on holiday gifts.  Bear Mountain and Snow Summit still have early season rates in effect, for more information, or to get your season pass today, go to...

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Village Tree Lighting Ceremony Starts Christmas Season in Big Bear

Big Bear, Ca, November 23, 2011, 4:00pm – Friday, November 25th, the Village will light up with holiday cheer as the Christmas Tree will be lit for the first time, followed by Santa and Mrs. Claus’s arrival to the Big Bear Valley.  The Christmas tree lighting ceremony will take place at Christmas Tree point at the corner of Pine Knot and The Village Drive, in the Village of Big Bear Lake.  The ceremony will begin at 4:30pm, with Mayor Bill Jahn lighting the Christmas Tree.  Art Harriman will lead a sing a long of Christmas songs, and Santa and Mrs. Claus will be in the Village until 9:00pm.  Everyone is invited to attend the start of the Christmas season.  Remember to dress warm, bring a friend, your singing voice, and a...

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