Old Miners, New Music, and Much More – What to do at Big Bear Lake

The Fourth of July weekend is just the start of a series of promising events that will make Big Bear Lake THE place to be. We covered many, but not all, of the events going on this weekend in last week’s blog. This week we spent some time looking at the rest of the month, …

The Boys of Summer: The Old Miners Association – What to do at Big Bear Lake

Big Bear Lake was the focus of several gold rushes during the height of the prospecting days of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. There were three major players in the search for gold in the Big Bear area: Bill Holcomb, Elias (Lucky) Baldwin, and J.R. DeLaMar. All of them came looking for gold, …