Big Bear Calendar of Events

Area code (909) unless otherwise noted


 

 

 

December 2014

2

`Winter Fantasy’ by North Shore Elementary School at 7 p.m. at the PAC, free. 866-4970.

5

`Strings Family Christmas’ by BVUSD at 7 p.m. at the PAC. $12, students $8. 866-4970.

6

American Legion’s Santa Visit 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Convention Center for ages 2-12, free admission and hot dogs, gifts for all kids. 585-3000.

6

Santa Claws visits Big Bear Alpine Zoo 11 a.m.-2 p.m. (also Dec. 13 and 20). $12, $9 seniors/ages 3-10, under 3 free. 878-4200.

7

Winter Voice Recital by Voice Studio and Masonic Lodge at 2 p.m. at the PAC. $14, $12 senior, $10 student. 866-4970.

8

32nd Annual Soroptimist Holiday Dinner & Auction with holiday pantry 5:30 p.m. at Northwoods. $45. 709-8840.

9

Tuscan Wine Dinner 6-9 p.m. at Sweet Basil Bistro (40629 Big Bear Blvd.). $75. 866-9212.

11

‘Winter Showcase’ by Moonridge School of Dance 7 p.m. at the PAC. $10, student $8 senior, $5. 866-4970.

13

Bald Eagle Count, the first of the season held by the Forest Service, is from 8-10 a.m. Meet at Discovery Center. 866-3437.

13

Bald Eagle Celebration at Discovery Center at 11 a.m. with Forest Service biologist Robin Eliason, free. 866-3437.

13

"An Afternoon with Mark Twain" with readings by Steve Gaghagen at 2 p.m. at the library (41930 Garstin Dr.) Free. 866-5571.

14

USASA Rail Jam is at Bear Mountain. 866-5766.

15-16

Christmas Piano Recital at the PAC Sunday 5 p.m. with Glenda Beukelman and students. Free. 866-4970.

18-21

`A Christmas Carol...Askew’ presented in panto form by Big Bear Theatre Project at the PAC 7:30 p.m., 4 p.m. Sunday matinee. $14, seniors/student $6. 866-4970.

24

Christmas Eve Service at 5 and 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church (41960 Big Bear Blvd., 866-3951); Christmas Eve Mass at 5:30 and midnight at Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church (42242 North Shore, 866-3030); service at 7 p.m. by St. Columba’s Episcopal Church at United Methodist (1001 Holden, 585-4089).

25

Christmas Day Mass at 9:30 a.m. at Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church (42242 North Shore Dr.) 866-3030.

27

Bald Eagle Celebration at Discovery Center at 11 a.m. with Forest Service biologist Robin Eliason, free. 866-3437.

28

Goldsmiths Boardhouse Series Race #1 at Snow Summit. 866-5766.

31

New Year’s Eve Torchlight Parade at Snow Summit at 7 p.m., followed by 8 p.m. party in the base lodge, 9 p.m. party at Bear. 866-5766.

31

Wyatt’s New Year’s Eve 5 p.m. at the Convention Center with live music by Dawson’s Gang, family activities. 585-3000.

31

Totally 80’s New Year’s Eve Bash at The Cave Big Bear with Dale Boggio/Missing Persons, Bow Wow Wow, more. $100 includes buffet, dessert, champagne toast. Doors open 6 p.m., first band at 8. (877) 825-4388.

 

January 2014

3-4

J4-J5 South Series slalom race is at Snow Summit, free spectating. 866-5766.

10

Volcom PB&RJ amateur snowboard series at Bear; free entry, prizes, food. 866-5766.

10

Winter Trails Day & Backcountry Film Festival at Discovery Center 10 a.m.-2 p.m. with free snowshoe instruction and tours, hosted by National Forest Assoc. and REI. 866-3437.

11

Grammy Award Winner Marc Cohn in concert at The Cave 7:30 p.m. $38, VIP $70. (877) 825-4388.

17-19

Burton Mountain Festival is at Bear Mountain with demos, music, giveaways. 866-5766.