Category: Arts & Entertainment

Southern California Mountains Foundation Announces New Music in the Mountains Co-Producer

Big Bear, CA, March 26th, 2016 – The nonprofit Southern California Mountains Foundation is pleased to announce new co-producer, Stone Entertainment Group, for its Music in the Mountains outdoor summer concert series staged at the Big Bear Discovery Center Amphitheater. The partnership is designed to bring additional resources to the concert series, help grow the fundraising program, and upgrade visitor services. “We welcome and we’re excited to be collaborating with Dave Stone and his team on our upcoming season,” shared Kathy Clapsaddle, event producer, Southern California Mountains Foundation. “Stone Entertainment Group is a natural fit to co-produce the series with us and build on the...

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The Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Ball in Big Bear Lake

Big Bear, CA, February 14th, 2016 – The Big Bear Lake Rotary Club Foundation will host the third annual Sweetheart Ball to support the Bear Valley Community Hospital’s much- needed renovation of patient rooms. The Rotary Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable foundation whose mission is to raise funds for worthy causes, and all donations are tax deductible.  Sponsorship’s and donations for the live and silent auctions are gratefully accepted. The Sweetheart Ball will be at The Lodge at Big Bear Lake’s ballroom.  The evening begins with cocktails at 5 p.m. followed by dinner at 6 p.m.  There will be live music provided by Mark Dolan...

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Think “Out of the Box” on Beautification

Big Bear, CA, January 15th, 2016 – A competition wants local resorts to think “out of the box” on beautification. Out Of The Box is an invite only resort competition taking place over the 2015-2016 winter season. Four resorts will receive identical containers full of raw materials to create, destroy and modify as they see fit- the goal being to design the most fun, most imaginative, most photo-friendly snow park possible. Bear Mountain’s creations will be unveiled and opened to the public initiating the second phase of the competition. Resort guests are invited to compete in the Best #GoPro INSTAGRAM contest....

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Here’s What’s Happening in Big Bear Lake

Big Bear, CA, January 2nd, 2015 – Once again, Yahoo Travel has listed Big Bear Lake as one of the Top Ten lake vacation destinations in the country!  As we start the new year, here are just a few of the fun things you can do in this pristine resort community; The Big Bear Jeep Experience gives customers a once-in-a-lifetime chance to get behind the wheel of a high-performance Jeep for some thrilling 4 x 4 action in the backwoods. Action Tree Rope Climbing Tours offers a new outlook for outdoor adventure. Experience Big Bear’s pine forest from a completely different perspective with the only...

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Brandy Murphy Crowned Miss Big Bear 2016

Big Bear, CA October 18, 2015 – Last night, October 17 at the Performing Arts Center in Big Bear Lake, Brandy Murphy was crowned Miss Big Bear 2016.   She and seven other contestants including  Ellie Dawson, Dalaney Doyle, Amanda Egerer, Kirsten Ellsworth, Cassidy Hunter, Daniel Kunz, and Ana Perez vied for the crown by participating in the pageant. The pageant received new directors this year, mother and daughter team,   Linda and Lucinda Pyles .  The theme chosen was “Reflections” and included an evening gown portion, a question and answer section, an excellently choreographed opening dance number by past contestant Emily Ploense, and local entertainment by Serena Saunders accompanied by Mike Cross. The Miss Big Bear pageant always grants the winners college scholarship money.  This year, first runner up went to Amanda Egerer, second runner up is Dalaney Doyle, and third runner up went to Ellie Dawson.  Brandy Murphy says “Winning Miss Big Bear is an indescribable feeling. It’s a blessed, touching moment, and I’m happy I was able to share my experience with the beautiful girls who participated this year. I’m planning on putting the scholarship money towards University of San Francisco, where I will be studying Fine Art and Art History.” Be on the lookout in the year to come as Miss Big Bear, Brandy Murphy, and her court make many appearances at upcoming Big Bear Events.  ...

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