Big Bear Calendar of Events

Area code (909) unless otherwise noted


 

 

June 2014

30

"Wizard of Oz" by CATS at the Performing Arts Center 7:30 p.m. $25-$28, senior $23-$26, child $18. 866-4970.

 

July 2014

2-3

"Wizard of Oz" by CATS at the Performing Arts Center 7:30 p.m. $25-$28, senior $23-$26, child $18. 866-4970.

4

Independence Day Extravaganza at Captain John’s Marina (39369 North Shore Dr., Fawnskin); live music, food, huge beach, fireworks view. 866-6478.

4

Fireworks Over the Lake, preceded by Rotary BBQ 4:30-7:30 p.m. next to Marina Resort with music, games. (800) 4-BIG BEAR.

4-6

Independence Day Festival at Convention Center 10 a.m.-5 p.m., till 3 p.m. Sunday; arts and crafts, live music, kids activities. Free admission. 585-3000.

4-6

9th Annual Pine Knot Village Art Walk with artisans, live art demonstrations. Free. 878-3556.

5

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

5-6

"Wizard of Oz" by CATS at the Performing Arts Center concludes at 7:30 p.m. Friday ($26-$29, senior $24-$27, child $20), 1:30 Sunday matinee ($23-$25, senior $22-$24, child $18). 866-4970.

11-12

73rd Annual Flower Show "A Garden Party" by the Women’s Club at the PAC Friday noon-5 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Free, refreshments. 866-3784 or 866-4970.

12

7th Annual Big Bear Paddle Fest at Meadow Park with kayak demos, clinics, races, afternoon beach party beginning at 7 a.m. 866-3414.

12

Old Time Bear Country Fair at Big Bear Alpine Zoo 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; music, family activities. 584-1299.

12

Old Miners Chili Cookoff 10 a.m.-8 p.m. in the Village (free, tasting kit $5) and Annual Outhouse Race at 1:30 p.m. History Alive Chautauqua 7 p.m. Summit Christian Church (41965 Garstin Dr.(; Bruce Buonauro portrays Father Junipero Serra. 866-4607 or www.oldminers.org.

12

Beatles vs. Stones clash 8 p.m. The Cave Big Bear; $15-$30. 878-0204.

13

Music at the Mansion with Wake the Bard Celtic band 3 p.m. at the inn (869 Knickerbocker Rd.) $20, $10 senior/child, optional dinner $20. 557-7561.

17

KOLA-FM Slide Day at Alpine Slide; all-day waterslide pass, Alpine Slide rides, lunch, more for $9.99. 866-4626.

18-19

Berlin featuring Terri Nunn in concert Friday 8 p.m. at The Cave Big Bear, $25-$40. Saturday: Lady Luck Tribute to women of rock and roll, $15-$25/ 878-0204.

19

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

19

Old Miners Days in Fawnskin: Ride `n Tie mountain bike race, Doo Dah Parade, Loggers and Miners Jubilee at Pedersen Sawmill. 866-4607 or www.oldminers.org.

19

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

19

Aaron’s Big Bass Tournament #4 on the lake, tourney headquarters at B’s Boathouse. (800) 475-3166.

19

12th Annual Xeriscape Garden Tour by Sierra Club; self-guided tour visits eight homes 9 a.m.-4 p.m., check-in at Eminger’s (41223 Big Bear Blvd.) 547-2237

19

"Music in the Mountains" at Discovery Center; tributes to Journey (DSB), Tom Petty (Petty-breakers). Gates open 5 p.m., show at 6. $30-$45. 866-3437.

26

Mountain Bike Gran Fondo and Grizzly 100 in the Village, kicking off a week of clinics and rides. 866-8000.

26

Spirits of the West Brewfest 2-8 p.m. at Convention Center celebrates National Day of the Cowboy; tastings, live entertainment, free then 6 p.m. concert by Doo Wah Riders ($10). 585-3000.

August 2014

2

Tour de Big Bear ride on sections of last year’s Amgen Tour of California Stage 6 out of the Village for all abilities. 866-8467.

2

The Tubes in concert 8 p.m. at The Cave Big Bear; $25-$40. 878-0204.

8-10

Fun Run 2014 held by Antique Car Club in the Village sees classic cars in the Village. 866-4607.