Category: Big Bear Events

Dick Kun Memorial Saturday, December 17th at 3pm – Big Bear Lake Convention

Big Bear Lake, CA  November 29, 2016 – A memorial service for Dick Kun has been scheduled for Saturday, December 17th at 3pm at the Big Bear Lake Convention Center.   Big Bear Lake, CA  November 29, 2016 – Big Bear Mountain reported to it’s employees and the ski industry that Richard ‘Dick’ Kun, former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Snow Summit Ski Corporation and one of the true icons of the American Ski Industry and Big Bear Valley for a period of five decades, passed away Sunday night at his home after a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s Disease....

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Big Bear’s American Legion Auxiliary Hosts Annual Children’s Holiday Party

Big Bear, CA, December 1, 2016 – Each year, Santa and Mrs. Claus make a special stop at the Big Bear Lake Convention Center by special invitation of the American Legion for the annual Children’s Holiday Party. This year’s event is Saturday, Dec. 3, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. More than 30 years in the making, the Children’s Holiday Party began as a small event to give back to local children and was hosted in the American Legion building in Big Bear Lake. A man simply known as “Doc” made the giving of bicycles an annual tradition, as well, donating all of the funds to the Auxiliary until his passing. The party rapidly grew in popularity and has been at the convention center for more than a decade now. The Auxiliary continues to give bicycles each year to eight lucky boys and girls, and aims to make sure all of the attending youth receive a gift and have a chance to meet with the Jolly Old Elf himself. Santa and Mrs. Claus hand out stockings stuffed with small toys, candy and other gifts, and families can stand in close for a photo to commemorate the fun. In addition, hot dogs and refreshments are served. This event is greatly reliant on donations. The 2016 donors include the Big Bear Cycling Association, Mammoth Mountain, Village Plumbing, Mitsubishi Cement Corp., Eminger’s Mountain Nursery, Kiwanis,...

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Rotary Club Hosts 28th Annual Senior Holiday Dinner

Big Bear, CA, November 30, 2016 – The Rotary Club of Big Bear Lake announces its 28th annual Senior Citizens’ Holiday Dinner to be held on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at the Salvation Army Pine Summit Conference Center in Big Bear Lake. FREE tickets are available this year at a new pick up location, RE/MAX Big Bear, 42153 Big Bear Blvd. Big Bear Lake (909) 866-5062, but seniors are advised that they must pick up tickets in person between 9 and 5, as no telephone reservations are available. Seniors are advised to request only the number of tickets that they...

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Bear Mountain Opens Friday

Big Bear, CA, November 24, 2016 – Both Bear Mountain and Snow Summit have been blowing snow for more than a week now and Big Bear Mountain Resorts have announced that Bear Mountain will open Friday at 8:30 am with top to bottom runs on chairs 9 and 7. Hours through the weekend will be 8:30 – 4. The opening date for Summit will be announced very soon. Besides world class skiing and snowboarding at both mountains, there’s also great food and family fun to be had in a scenic, alpine setting. New at Snow Summit this season is...

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November 8, 2016 – Presidential General Election Day Reminder

Big Bear, CA, November 8, 2016 – The San Bernardino County Elections Office reminds voters that the 2016 Presidential General Election is being held today, Tuesday, November 8. Polls opened at 7 a.m. and will stay open until 8 p.m. Voters can find their assigned polling place on the back cover of their Voter Information Guide or by using the My Elections Gateway or the Polling Place look-up tool on the Elections Office website at SBCountyElections. They can also call the Elections Office at (800) 881-VOTE (8683) or (909) 387-8300. In addition to your polling place, voters are also able to...

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