Thursday, August 30, 2012

Labor Day Weekend Events and Activities

Take a look at what's happening this weekend!


29th Annual Big Horn Mountain Men Holcomb Valley Rendezvous: The Holcomb Valley Rendezvous is an authentic hunting and gaming camp created by a troop of historical re-enactors called the Big Horn Mountain Men. A living History Encampment of the Fur Trade Era of the American West, spanning the time period of the French and Indian War (1700) to 1840. Fun for the whole family – Step back in time and visit a high mountain encampment of Mountain Men and their families.
Location: Holcomb Valley Scout Ranch

"Treasure Island.... The Panto:" 
This event is hosted by the Big Bear Discovery Center and is taking place Friday the 31st at 7 pm. Great family fun for kids and parents to cheer and boo for their characters and maybe participate in the action on stage . . . Panto style.  Tickets available only at the door; a fund raiser for the Theatre Project and in partnership with the National Forest Association who co-manages the Discovery Center with the US Forest Service. Ticket prices are $5.00 for adults, $3.00 for teens, and kids 12 and under are free. Location: 40971 Hwy 38/North Shore Drive

Saturday & Sunday:

Fawnskin Fall Classic Car Show:
This event is being hosted by the Moose Lodge and is taking place on Saturday only from 8 am to 3 pm . The Rodriders of Big Bear present "The Cool Run to the Mountains" at the Fawnskin Moose Lodge. Lots of great Special Interest Cars , Street Rods, Customs and Classics on display. FREE to general public.
Location:  39211 North Shore Drive, Fawnskin, CA 92333

Fall Festival:
This event is hosted by the Big Bear Lake Convention Center which is taking place this weekend on Staurday and Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm. This event is fun for all ages and features arts and crafts, live entertainment, and children's activities. Location: 42900 Big Bear Blvd., Big Bear Lake, CA, 92315

Ice Cream Safari at the Moonridge Animal Park:
You are invited to experience a very flavorful and tasty adventure in the Moonridge Animal Park, now call The Alpine Zoo located in Big Bear Lake, California on Saturday September 1, 2012 starting at 11AM and lasting until the ice cream is all gone. You can buy one or more tickets for $5.00 each and get 5 scoops of ice cream. Five Ice Cream Stations, each with a different flavor, are located throughout the park. As you walk through the park among the animals, you can stop for tasty ice cream too.

Music in the Mountains: Surreal Neil and Super Diamond:
Hosted by the Big Bear Discovery Center, a “Hot August Night” (albeit in September) at the Discovery Center Amphitheater with Super Diamond, America’s #1 Tribute to Neil Diamond taking place from 7 pm to 10 pm. Tickets: $65 VIP Event Membership package for 2 - $25 general admission adults - $10 teens.
Location: 40971 North Shore Drive  

"Jumping Jack Flash" Rolling Stones Tribute at the PAC:
Rolling Stones tribute band "Jumping Jack Flash" will be performing a benefit concert for Crown School Inc. Tickets are $22 and available at the PAC Box Office. The event is taking place at the Big Bear Performing Arts Center from 7 pm to 9 pm.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Cozy Bear Lair #1032

This is a lovely home in a secluded neighborhood in upper Moonridge. This 2,000 sq. ft, four star home is two stories and has three bedrooms & two bathrooms plus game room with a pool table. There is also a spacious living room with wood burning fireplace, TV/DVD/stereo & huge back deck with a charcoal BBQ. For those of you that love to cook, there is a fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, microwave & laundry room for your convenience.

The 1st bedroom is downstairs with 1 queen bed & a full bath in hall. Upstairs is a great game room w/ pool table, and the 2nd bedroom that also features a queen bed, TV & DVD. The 3rd bedroom has 2 twin beds & full bath off game room area. This home is very nicely furnished, light & bright. Walking distance to the National Forest, secluded & peaceful. The yard is fully fenced, but no pets please. For more information about rates and availability for this home, call 1-855-201-8550 or visit our website. Ask about our special Summer Pricing for this property!!

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Black Beary Lodge #1222

Prestigious Castle Glen Estates this log home has 4 bedrooms plus 4 baths with pool table. This home is fabulous with a great living room with wood burning rock fireplace, flat TV/VCR/karaoke machine, sofa sleeper, super nice furnishings & unique decor.

Game area with log bar and log pool table. Plus access out to the deck with furnishings & Charcoal BBQ. The gourmet kitchen is equipped with micro, dishwasher with bar counter with seating for 7 people and formal dining table can seat 6.Wireless internet available. 3500 sq ft Great snow play area right at property. The garage is not available for guest use and there are no pets permitted at this property.

The master bedroom has a king size bed, beautiful private bath with spa bath tub, fireplace, deck & a TV . The second bedroom has a king size bed, private bath, & TV/DVD. The third bedroom has a king size bed, private bath & TV. A laundry and a full bath are located in the hallway for your use. The 4th bedroom on the far side of the home by the pool table area also has a king size bed, TV/DVD & a full bath in the hallway.

For more information about rates and availability for this property please call 1-855-201-8550 or visit our website.

11th Annual Big Bear Valley Renaissance Faire

The 11th annual Big Bear Valley Renaissance Faire is taking place this weekend and next weekend, August 11-12th and 18-19th. Feel free to dress that part and join in for the vendors, fun and entertainment from 10am to 6pm in beautiful downtown Fawnskin, on the north shore of Big Bear Lake!! We encourage you to come and experience the new entertainers as well as your good old favorites!! The Knights of Mayhem, Adam Reid "the Bawdy Juggler", the Belles of Bedlam, Victoria Goring, Gallows Humor and many more have already signed on for entertainment! As always 5 stages and a complete children's game area!! The event location is 39115 Rim of the World Drive, Fawnskin, CA 92333. For more information or directions please call Big Bear Vacations at 1-877-473-5305 and one of our friendly vacation planners will be happy to assist you!

Antique Car Club and Fun Run August 10th-12th, 2012

The Antique Car Club's Fun Run is a great event that is great for all ages and takes place this Friday, August 10th through Sunday August 12th. The Fun Run features a car show with 500+ cars - roadsters, classics, antiques and hot rods, lining the streets of Big Bear Village. Friday is registration day from 9-5 pm for participants at the Bartlett Parking Lot, in the Village, Saturday is the day to view the cars on display from 9-4 pm and the Fun Run drive around Big Bear Lake takes place at 4pm at the end of day on Saturday, and the awards ceremonies are on Sunday starting at 9:00 am. For more information call, 909-866-3938 or visit their website.

If you are planning to stay in Big Bear for the weekend and have not made your lodging reservation, please call Big Bear Vacations at 1-888-387-7029 and mention FUNRUN to one of our vacation planners to recieve 15% off your lodging and 2 FREE Sky Chair Tickets!

We can also provide you with our list of 100 Things to do in Big Bear Lake.

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Snow Summit Chalet #1086

Snow Summit Chalet is one of the most spectacular vacation home rentals in Big Bear. This 5 star home sits at the base of the Snow Summit Ski Resort & parking lot. Simply walk out the backyard gate to directly access ski slopes! Decorated professionally, this beautiful 2800 sq ft two story home has 4 bedrooms (2 master suites) and 3.5 bathrooms. outdoor spa, garage will hold cars but is also a game room offers foosball, and darts.

Main master upstairs boasts fabulous views of the slopes, a king size bed, flat screen TV, and jacuzzi tub. Ground floor master suite also has a king size bed, private outdoor entrance to backyard, and TV/DVD/VCR. Both the other bedrooms have queen size beds, TV/DVD/VCR and share an over sized bathroom.

Upstairs living room is an awesom great room with fireplace, floor to ceiling windows and amazing views of Snow Summit lifts and runs. There is a 60" TV, awesome home theater, great dining table for 8, counter seating for 4, and a wonderfully equipped kitchen for your enjoyment. Other amenities include BBQ, board games, wireless Internet, and a 1/3 acre fenced in backyard for tons of added snow play & long sledding runs. This 5 star Snow Summit Gem is the perfect vacation spot for any family no matter what the season. No pets please.

For more details about rates and information about this property please call 1-855-201-8550 or visit our website.

Friday, August 3, 2012

Sky Valley Lodge #1334

This is one of the most fantastic vacation homes that Big Bear has to offer, with three stories; this property has 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, and a huge game room with poker table, pool table and pac man arcade.  Enter on the first level to a lovely entry with a delightful sitting room filled with comfortable furnishings, slate flooring, wet bar, TV/VCR, full bath with jetted Jacuzzi tub and granite countertops, and laundry room plus access out to the expansive back deck complete patio furnishings. 

There are three bedrooms on this level, the first with a queen size bed and TV and the second bedroom with a queen size bed, TV, plus a private ¾ bath featuring an over-sized slate shower. These bedrooms share a balcony deck viewing out the front of the home. The third bedroom has 1 full bed and 2 twin beds,TV and a twin rollaway on hand in the closet. Up to the second level of Sky Valley Lodge is the huge master suite with a king size bed, kid-size futon, gas log fireplace, TV, private full bath with jetted Jacuzzi tub, plus a private balcony. 

The third level has the completely grand kitchen that has anything you could need, including granite counter tops, high end stainless steel appliances and a wine refrigerator for your convenience. There is a formal dining table for 8, island bar with seating for 6, and a deck to the back with a new propane BBQ and an expansive treed view. 

The grand living room has lots of beautiful new furnishings and d├ęcor, high vaulted ceilings with a wood burning fireplace, Big Screen TV with DVD/VCR combo, wireless internet and a giant game room with brand new 8’ pool table, poker/checkers table and space invader arcade game table (60 games available). There is a 1/2 bath and large front deck with patio furniture to wander out and take in the views. The backyard is a winter wonderland with over an acre of snowy forest wonderland for the kids to play in. Good pets are welcome and the 2 car attached garage is also available for your use. The tankless water heater in the garage supplies endless hot water for everyone.                    

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Mel's Place #1208

Mel's Place is a charming two bedroom and two bath home located less than 1 mile to Bear Mountain and under a 10 minute drive to the Big Bear Lake Village. The kitchen is fully equipped with microwave and has a dining table for four people. The living room has a wood burning fireplace, TV, surround sound, internet, free US long distance calling and DVD.

A flip game table offering pool table/ and air hockey and sofa sleeper is on hand in the living room. The first bedroom has a queen bed, TV and DVD. The second bedroom has two twin beds. During your stay enjoy the lazy day on the deck with panoramic mountain views and charcoal BBQ. Great slope on the property for snow play for all. No matter what season or the reason you are here, Mel’s Place is the just the thing for your next getaway! No pets allowed. 50% your off your stay from May-November!

For more information about rates and availability for this adorable cabin, please visit our website or call one of our certified vacation planners at 1-855-201-8550.