Category: Big Bear Events

US Forest Service Needs Volunteers

Big Bear, CA, September 21, 2016 – The Southern California Mountains Foundation in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service is calling for volunteers, ages 6 and older, to join them on National Public Lands Day, the nation’s largest, single-day volunteer effort for public lands, on Saturday, September 24, 2016. Volunteers are needed to help plant hundreds of milkweed plants in the San Bernardino National Forest for monarch butterfly habitat enhancement. “Bring your family, friends, students, or coworkers to spend the day outdoors giving back to your favorite mountains, the San Bernardinos.  Your work will help ensure our public lands continue to be beautiful and healthy places for all to enjoy!” shared Juli Goss, Restoration Manager of the Southern California Mountains Foundation. Registration is required at MountainsFoundation.org. Participants will meet at 9:00am at the Big Bear Discovery Center, located on the North Shore of Big Bear Lake, and caravan in their own vehicle 13 miles to the planting site in the forest. High clearance vehicles are recommended for travel to the site on dirt roads. A map, lunch, tools, and gloves will be provided. Participants are encouraged to bring water, hat and sunscreen. A portable toilet will be available on site. The day of giving will end by 3:00pm at the Discovery Center. Volunteers will receive a fee-free use pass for a National Forest or National Park for their service; good for one...

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The Columbia Gorge Film Festival in Big Bear with Environmental Themes

Big Bear CA, September 18th, 2016 –  The Columbia Gorge International Film Festival is announcing it’s full line up of films and screenplays. The four-day festival, which remains completely free to attend, will take place September 22-25, 2016 and will open with a film for the whole family, SUSTAINABLE by Matt Wechsler & Annie Speicher in the Big Bear Performing Arts Center, preceded by a live dance performance over the film SIRENA, directed by Robin Bisio, followed by live music an cocktails after the film. The festival will present 120 films and screenplays from around the globe in all categories, genres and lengths. The festival...

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Big Bear Lake Village Business Association Hosts the Village Fall Wine Walk

Big Bear, CA, September 17th, 2016 – The Village Business Association (VBA) of Big Bear Lake will host the annual Fall Wine Walk on Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 3:30 pm to 7:00 pm in the downtown Big Bear Lake Village shopping district. This merchant organized event showcases fine wines from around the world and the Village’s unique businesses. For 2016, the Village Business Association (VBA) is happy to welcome Classic Wines of California, Southern Wine and Spirits, Wilson Creek Winery and Joseph Filippi Winery and Vineyards and many more as participants in our 2016 Village Fall Wine Walk....

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Southwest Gas Collecting Coats for Annual Winter Coat Drive

Big Bear Lake, CA, September 14, 2016 – Southwest Gas would like to share the warmth this winter and invite the community to its 19th Annual Winter Coat Drive. If you or someone you know are in need of a warm coat this winter, the Southwest Gas employee volunteer team BLUE, which stands for Building Lives Up Everywhere, will be distributing coats, free of charge, to children and adults on Tuesday, October 18, from 11 am to 2 pm in the Vons Parking lot. If you would like to donate coats there are 8 convenient drop-off locations for new or...

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Olympian To Lead Kodiak 100 Parade Lap

Big Bear Lake, CA, September 13, 2016 – United States Olympian Brenda Martinez of the Big Bear Track Club is set to lead the ceremonial parade lap to start the Kodiak 100 Ultra Marathon in Big Bear Lake on Friday September 16th. The parade lap takes runners on a short loop through The Village of Big Bear Lake running right down Village Drive before they depart on their 100 mile trail run around the lake. The community is invited to come out and support our local Olympian and the runners taking on one of the toughest races in the country. The parade...

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