This Week in Big Bear| July 11-July 17, 2011

Big Bear Weather

It looks like the sun will be shining all week here in Big Bear Lake.  Surprise thunderstorms cooled us down last week, so come on up and take a break from the heat!

Monday, July 11- High 77°, Low 47°

Tuesday, July 12- High 73°, Low 45°

Wednesday, July 13- High 72°, Low 44°

Thursday, July 14- High 72°, Low 44°

Friday, July 15- High 74°, Low 49°

Saturday, July 16- High 77°, Low 50°

Sunday, July 17- High 78°, Low 53°

What to do this week in Big Bear

Monday, July 11– Today is the perfect day to visit the Moonridge Zoo.  Over the weekend the zoo staff rescued a young mule deer that was injured on the side of the road.  The staff at the zoo is friendly and willing to help just about any living creature.  For more information about the zoo visit

Tuesday, July 12- Alpine Slide at Magic Mountainis the place to be today.  Let loose on the water slide, toboggan ride, miniature golf or go carts.  They even have an arcade and snack bar.  For operating hours and prices visit their website.

Wednesday, July 13– Fishing! Fishing! Fishing!  Here are some of the best spots to fish in Big Bear

Thursday, July 14– The Alpine Pedal Path, North Shore Drive at Stanfield Cutoff, Big BearLake. Trail begins across from North Shore Elementary School for walking, running and biking.  I love this trail.

Friday, July 15– Every Friday more vendors come out for ‘Friday Nights in the Village’.  There’s live entertainment, and the local businesses stay open late for visitors. Stroll through our beautiful village and enjoy the open air.

Saturday, July 16– The Big Bear Lake Chili Cook-Off is happening this Saturday. This sanctioned cook-off by the International Chili Society draws more than 40 cooks from all over the southwest to compete for cash prizes and coveted titles. But don’t forget the 50+ vendors and activities to make this a family fun event where kids can climb rock walls, eat snow cones, enjoy the live entertainment, and of course eat the chili!  For more details please visit

Sunday, July 17– Head over to the Big Bear Lake Discovery Center and join in on the Pinecone Birdfeeders Class beginning at 1 p.m.  It will be fun for the whole family.

What are you doing this weekend? If you know of any other events not mentioned here,  leave a comment or post it on our Facebook page!


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