Archive For May 25, 2016

National Trails Day at Big Bear Discovery Center

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National Trails Day at Big Bear Discovery Center

Work in the forest and be rewarded with lunch, dinner, T-shirt and free Scenic Skychair ticket by volunteering on National Trails Day Saturday, June 4. Join Southern California Mountains Foundation, Bear Valley Trails Foundation and Snow Summit for trail maintenance within the South Shore trail network. The 23 miles of newly-designated trails in the multiuse…

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Wynonna Judd Brings Big Noise to Cave

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Wynonna Judd Brings Big Noise to Cave

One of country’s biggest stars takes The Cave Big Bear stage one night only when Wynonna Judd and her band performs Saturday, June 18. Wynonna’s had more than 20 songs chart in her illustrious solo career that started in 1991 including #1 hits “She is His Only Need,” “I Saw the Light,” “No One Else…

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Headliners Dayne, Waite, Marshall Tucker Star in Music Series

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Headliners Dayne, Waite, Marshall Tucker Star in Music Series

The Cave Big Bear hosts headline entertainment in Big Bear Summer 2016, with stars like Wynonna Judd, Berlin featuring Terri Nunn, Suzy Bogguss, legendary surf guitarist Dick Dale and The Tubes. But stars also come out under the stars during the expanded “Music in the Mountains” summer series at Discovery Center’s outdoor amphitheater. Stars like…

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2016 Memorial Day Weekend Events in Big Bear

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2016 Memorial Day Weekend Events in Big Bear

There’s plenty happening to get summer 2016 off to a roaring start in Big Bear over Memorial Day weekend. Art on the Corner in the heart of Big Bear Village features three days of fine art and crafts from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on May 28-30. Enjoy a glass of beer or wine and browse through…

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Golf Course, Bike Park Gear to Open

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Golf Course, Bike Park Gear to Open

Recreation at Big Bear’s mountain resorts transitions from snow to summer in May, just a few weeks after one of the most successful winter seasons in recent years ended. Bear Mountain golf course is slated to open May 20 for play with the driving range opening a week earlier on May 13. And Snow Summit’s…

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Bird Day, Campfires, Panning at Discovery Center

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Bird Day, Campfires, Panning at Discovery Center

Memorial Day weekend sees the official kickoff of the busy summer season at Big Bear Discovery Center, but there’s plenty going on before the holiday too. It all adds up to a busy month at Discovery Center, Big Bear’s recreation destination and the place to find everything from local hiking information and maps to Wilderness…

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Cash Rules at May Trout Classic, $50K

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Cash Rules at May Trout Classic, $50K

The “Granddaddy of Them All” returns after a year’s absence when the Hall Family May Trout Classic is held on the lake for two days, May 14-15, 2016. Anglers compete for a whopping $8,000 cash purse plus equipment prizes with a full field of 500. First place alone nets $2,500 for the entrant who weighs…

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Animals Get New Homes While Zoo Waits To Move

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Animals Get New Homes While Zoo Waits To Move

There’s the “Raven Haven” and “Raccoon Saloon.” New climbing structures for the snow leopards and perches for bald eagles and bobcats. Even as Big Bear Alpine Zoo anticipates moving to a new home, its residents have been getting new digs at their current one. All around the 2.5 acre park guests can see changes, freshly…

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Real Racing, Gear at Big Bear Speedway

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Real Racing, Gear at Big Bear Speedway

Sitting in her Sodi Kart RT8, waiting for the flag to drop, Sara Johnson certainly looked like a race car driver. She flipped her helmet visor down and then up—check. Pedals adjusted to her size—check. Then green flag dropped and she sped off in a souped up kart that’s a mini race car down the…

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Leon Russell, Moonshine Bandits at Cave Big Bear May 2016

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Leon Russell, Moonshine Bandits at Cave Big Bear May 2016

Casino-quality entertainment lineup in your own backyard. And you don’t have to lose money on the slots or tables at The Cave Big Bear! Yet even casino showrooms will envy the lineup coming to Big Bear’s entertainment hot spot in the next several weeks. Leon Russell over Memorial Day weekend, Berlin featuring Terri Nunn and…

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