Category: Big Bear Events

Volunteers Needed for Annual Meadows Edge Clean-Up Day

Big Bear, CA, April 14, 2016 – The second annual Meadows Edge Clean Up Day is scheduled for Saturday, May 7, 2016, at the popular day use picnic area from 9am to 1pm. Volunteers of all ages are needed to help with the general clean up and prepare this popular family area for the 2016 summer season.   Registration is required at MountainsFoundation. Volunteers can participate with family and friends and make it FUN! Free lunch and tools are provided.  In addition, an opportunity drawing will be available to win prizes. “We’re looking forward to the 2016 event to pull together...

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The Big Bear Cycling Festival is Coming in July

Big Bear, CA, April 11th, 2016 – It’s not too soon to think about the National Ultra Endurance Series coming to Big Bear this summer. Mountain bikers from around the world will descend upon our Southern Caifornia community on July 30th for the Grizzly 100 NUE Century Challenge and the 70­75k NUE Marathon Challenge, offering some of the most demanding single-­track, double-­track, and fire road climbs and descents you’ll find anywhere. Participants who love to challenge themselves and others are drawn to this high altitude course at 7000­8500 feet elevation, and the Radford Climb has made a name for itself as one of the most dreaded 5...

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Bear Valley Electric Service Hosts 2016 Earth Day Expo

Big Bear Lake, CA, April 10th, 2016 – In celebration of environmental conservation and protection, Bear Valley Electric Service (BVES) will be hosting its 2016 Earth Day Expo on Friday, April 22, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. This will be the sixth year that BVES has hosted the event, which draws hundreds of residents from the local Big Bear community. More than fifteen organizations have partnered with BVES for the Earth Day Expo, which will be held at the BVES main office, 42020 Garstin Drive, in Big Bear Lake. “We are very excited that we have been able to make this event...

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County Library to Remodel Big Bear Lake Branch

Big Bear, CA, March 27th, 2016 – The County Library’s Big Bear Branch will undergo a remodel with fresh paint, new carpet, flooring, furniture and some reconfiguration of the existing layout. While the remodel is taking place, the library will temporarily close from April 11 to May 20, 2016.  Customers are encouraged to visit the Running Springs, Lake Arrowhead or Crestline branch libraries during the remodel. The library is set to reopen at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 21 and the public is invited to celebrate with a ribbon cutting, children’s performer, crafts and more. The Friends of the Big Bear Lake Branch library...

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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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