On Sunday, February 5, 2017, there will be a really fun fundraiser for our wonderful Big Bear Valley Historical Museum during the Super bowl Game at Nottingham’s Tavern!
Please treat yourself, family and friends by going upstairs to the Tavern at Nottingham’s Restaurant (located at the corner of Big Bear Blvd. and Bartlett Rd, Big Bear Lake). The Tavern opens at 1:00 p.m. and the kickoff is at 3:30 p.m.
There will be a Happy Hour along with great food specials. Plus…raffle tickets will be given out free with every purchase for drawings for great prizes, such as t-shirts, hats, gift cards and more!
They have a 10 ft HD BIG SCREEN for viewing the game and there will be a football pool! After each quarter, the winners will share the proceeds with the Big Bear Valley Historical Society. A HUGE thank you to the Brewster family for organizing this event for the benefit of our Society.
Y’all come and have some fun while supporting the Big Bear Museum!
Mark your calendars to come to our “Friend Raiser” on Monday, May 22nd, 12 noon until 8:30 p.m. at Sonora Cantina, Big Bear Lake. You won’t have to cook or clean up!
You’ll have a choice of delicious, special tacos for ONLY $1 per taco: Ground Beef, Chicken, Pork, Shredded Beef and/or a Veggie Taco … PLUS…. we’ll have an opportunity drawing with all funds from both, going into our Building Expansion Fund.
Thanks to everyone who helped in the past to raise much needed funds for the Juniper Cabin. However, we are still planning for and have multiple financial needs for the future of the Big Bear Museum. So, any amount that can be added to our Building Expansion Fund is so appreciated.
Thank you in advance for your support towards our future growth for the Big Bear Museum while we continue to keep the history alive in the Big Bear Valley.
The Big Bear Valley Historical Society marks its 50th Anniversary this year. Boot Scootin’ For A
Purpose raises money for the Historical Society while celebrating this year’s golden anniversary. The
party takes place on August 12, 2017 at Wyatt’s Grill & Saloon.
The evening’s festivities includes contests, an opportunity drawing, fun for the entire family, live
music, food and drink specials, and birthday cake. Prizes will be awarded for Best Dressed Cowboy,
Cowgirl and Little Buckaroo. History buffs will enjoy being challenged by the Gunfighter and Cowboy
quiz. Guests will be able to help Margarita Meade (aka Gloria Meade) get out of jail by posting bail.
Wyatt’s will be offering a variety of dinner and drink specials with a portion of each benefitting the
Historical Society. Guests will have the opportunity to purchase special 50th Anniversary Historical
As keepers of the Valley’s heritage and historical data, the Society is completely funded with donations
and fundraising. The Big Bear Valley Historical Society was founded in November of 1967 by a small
group of people who wished to preserve the colorful past of this high mountain valley. A non-profit
corporation was formed, and by-laws were adopted by this education society with the following
1) To increase the appreciation of Big Bear Valley history, preserve historical artifacts and landmarks,
and to promote research in the area.
2) To obtain, maintain, and operate a museum in which to display historical artifacts pertaining to Big
Bear Valley and the west for the benefit of all persons, interested on a not-for- profit basis.
3) To support and sponsor activities in Big Bear Valley which help preserve Big Bear history and
The Society maintains and operates the Big Bear Valley Historical Museum, located at 300 B
Greenway, Big Bear City (the northeast end of Big Bear City Park off Greenway Drive).
Boot Scootin’ For A Purpose kicks off at 4 p.m. on Saturday, August 12 and the fun continues through
11 p.m. Everyone is invited to join the fun. There is no cover charge, just plenty of good times, music,
For more information, call Wyatt’s Grill & Saloon at (909) 585-3000 or Gloria Meade at (909) 816-7431.