Archive For June 30, 2016

Fireworks, Best View BBQ, Cruises, Crafts Mark July 4th Holiday in Big Bear

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Fireworks, Best View BBQ, Cruises, Crafts Mark July 4th Holiday in Big Bear

From the fireworks to three days of arts, crafts and family activities at the Convention Center, make the most of the holiday weekend in Big Bear with tons of activities celebrating 240 years of American independence. Rotary Club’s annual Fireworks Show over Big Bear Lake is on July 4. The show has been named Southern…

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Beat the Heat at Boathouse Lakeside Tavern with Beach, Band

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Beat the Heat at Boathouse Lakeside Tavern with Beach, Band

Uncharacteristically cool weather each weekend in Big Bear Lake kept putting the kibash on the weekend summer deck part at Boathouse Lakeside Tavern. The weather didn’t look particularly promising for Memorial Day weekend either, with thunderstorms in the forecast. But the rain stayed away from the lakeside lounge which meant the people came out in…

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CATS Stages “Take Me Along” for 11 Big Bear Shows

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CATS Stages “Take Me Along” for 11 Big Bear Shows

Award-winning Community Arts Theater Society (CATS) digs into the vault in presenting another Broadway hit musical with its summer production of Take Me Along. With an 11 show run at the Performing Arts Center June 24 through July 10, Take Me Along  is set over two days around the Fourth of July 1906. A high…

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Groundbreaking for Big Bear Alpine Zoo New Home Finally Here

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Groundbreaking for Big Bear Alpine Zoo New Home Finally Here

Finally, the first shovel of dirt was turned—several shovels, really—on Big Bear Alpine Zoo’s new home in lower  Moonridge. Granted, it was all dignitaries doing the digging and the work was purely ceremonial. But for a project that has dragged on for years with more starts and stops than a Los Angeles traffic jam, it…

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Taylor Dayne Stars Under Stars at Music Series

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Taylor Dayne Stars Under Stars at Music Series

Stars come out under the stars during the expanded “Music in the Mountains” summer outdoor concert series at Big Bear Discovery Center, starting June 25 with headliner Taylor Dayne. The pop and freestyle superstar is at the Greek Theater in July, but listeners will be a lot closer at Discovery Center’s outdoor amphitheater when she…

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10% Discount on June 11 Marina Day at Capt. John’s

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10% Discount on June 11 Marina Day at Capt. John’s

Spend the day on the water at Captain John’s Fawn Harbor & Marina on Big Bear Lake in Fawnskin on June 11, which is celebrating National Marina Day by giving anyone who mentions the event a 10% discount on all motorboat rentals! Plan on spending the day on the north shore for  picnicking, grilling, disk…

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Cool Sounds, Lake Cruise at Notti Jazz Fest

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Cool Sounds, Lake Cruise at Notti Jazz Fest

Three great days of hot jazz and cool blues are back on track June 17-19 with the inaugural Notti Jazz Fest. Friday night jazz cruise aboard, Saturday night headliner Jackiem Joyner, a free show on the courtyard patio and more is on tap. Many of the performers were favorites at the long-running JazzTrax Festival held…

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Wynonna, Berlin, Frankenreiter Headline Cave Big Bear June 2016

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Wynonna, Berlin, Frankenreiter Headline Cave Big Bear June 2016

Wynonna Judd and her band The Big Noise, Berlin with Terri Nunn, Donavan Frankenreiter, top tributes to the Eagles and Grateful Dead. June is huge at The Cave Big Bear where there’s three top headliners and more coming in July. Including surf guitar legend Dick Dale, The Tubes, Suzy Bogguss and more! And every seat…

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Big Bear July 4th Fireworks and Rotary Best View BBQ

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Big Bear July 4th Fireworks and Rotary Best View BBQ

Big Bear Lake Rotary Club’s annual 2016 fireworks show and lakeside Best View BBQ marks 240 years of American independence on Monday, July 4. The fireworks have been named Southern California’s best free show with over $60,000 in pyrotechnics fired, including five 10-inch shells. Each burst lights up the sky and water below to create…

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