Big Bear Calendar of Events

Area code (909) unless otherwise noted


 

 

August 2014

30

Rodriders Car Show 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Big Bear Snow Play (42825 Big Bear Blvd.)

30

Ice Cream Safari at Alpine Zoo at 11 a.m. $5 plus admission of $12, $6 senior/3-10. 878-4200.

30

"Music in the Mountains" at Discovery Center; tribute to Led Zeppelin (Led Zepagain). Gates open 5 p.m., show at 6. $30-$40. 866-3437.

30-31

Fall Fest at Convention Center; arts and crafts, kid’s activities, live music 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free admission. 585-3000.

30-31

Mountain Treasures XXVI Quilt Show is 10-5 Sat., 10-4 Sun. at the Middle School (41275 Big Bear Blvd.) $5. 844-4545.

30-31

Art on the Corner (Pine Knot at Village Dr.) 10 a.m.-6 p.m. with music, wine. Free. 585-2868.

 

September 2014

6

Free Fishing Day; no licenses required on the lake. 866-5796.

6

`Endure the Bear’ 50-30-15K races, 5K family fun run/walk in the Village at 7 a.m. 744-4056.

6

"Run for the Grizzlies" 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; poker run, music at Chad’s Place (40824 Big Bear Blvd.), benefits Alpine Zoo. $25 includes T-shirt, pin. 878-4200.

6

"A Wee Bit of Irish Fun" 8 p.m. at the PAC; Irish music, dance with Innisfree. $25, seniors $20, students $15. 866-4970.

13-14

44th Annual Oktoberfest kicks off seven weekends at the Convention Center with "America’s Heroes Weekend." Saturday (noon-midnight, $14, $10 senior, $8 child): Express Band, 4 p.m. opening ceremonies, Polka Tots. Sunday (noon-5:30, $7, $5 senior, kids free): Express Band, Polka Tots. 585-3000.

18

"Disneynature: Bears" at 6:30 p.m. at Discovery Center is a full length Disney documentary on bruins set in majestic Alaska. Free popcorn, refreshments.

19-21

Kodiak 100 Ultra Marathon and 50 Mile Trail Runs with finish festival in the Village. 744-4056.

19-21

15th Annual Big Bear International Film Festival; screenings at Village Theater North, gala, Saturday wrap party. 866-3433.

20

Big Breakfast at Masonic Lodge (385 Summit Blvd) 7:30-11 a.m.; all-you-can-eat, cartoons. $6, $3 under 12. 866-2531.

20

Greenthumbs Native Plant Restoration Program; volunteers work from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; meet at the Ranger Station. 382-2824

20

Fall Wine Walk in the Village 3:30-7 p.m. $30 presale till Sept. 8, then $40. 878-8044.

20-21

44th Annual Oktoberfest at the Convention Center. Saturday (noon-midnight, $14, $10 senior, $8 child): Goldeizen Band, Polka Tots, Joyful Noise Cloggers, Queen prelims. Sunday (noon-5:30, $7, $5 senior, kids free): Goldeizen Band, Joyful Noise Cloggers. 585-3000.

20-21

Hobie Cat Regatta on the lake, free spectating. 866-5796.

27

Big Bear North Shore Half Marathon/10K/5K; starts and finishes at 140 Business Center Dr. Races start 9 a.m. 633-6729.

27

"Blues for the Zoo" at Swim Beach noon-5 p.m.; Otis Taylor Band, Janiva Magness, Bonne Musique Zydeco. $30, $35 at gate. 878-4200.

27

Hot Dawgz and Hand Rails summer snowboard event with music, giveaways, season pass sale at 2 p.m. at Bear Mountain, free admission. 866-5766.

27

National Public Lands Day for forest volunteers from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; meet at Ranger Station. Includes free lunch. Also no Adventure Pass is required for forest use. 866-3437.

27-28

Aaron’s Big Bass Tournament Championship, headquarters at the Boathouse. (800) 475-3166.

27-28

44th Annual Oktoberfest at Convention Center. Saturday (noon-midnight, $14, $10 senior, $8 child): Goldeizen Band, D’Oberlander Dancers, Queen prelims. Sunday (noon-5:30, $7, $5 senior, kids free): Aalbachtal-Express, D’Oberlander Dancers. 585-3000