Events

See what we here at Southern California Mountains Foundation have in store for you and what exciting new adventures await! Our calendar holds all of the latest and greatest upcoming events in our mountains and holds links to where you can find even more information about them. Go ahead and take a look and see what events are on their way and you should be attending!

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Greenthumbs Volunteer Event 9:00 am
Greenthumbs Volunteer Event @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Aug 6 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Greenthumbs Volunteer Event @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Please join our monthly volunteer events March – October 2022 to  restore disturbed lands across the San Bernardino National Forest.  All events will improve habitat for wildlife, plants, the Monarch butterfly, and other pollinators.  Activities…
Nature Walk 1:00 pm
Nature Walk @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Aug 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Nature Walk @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Join a volunteer naturalist for a 1/2 mi. walk on the Discovery Trail. Learn about the flora and fauna in Big Bear. An easy walk for all ages.
Nature Walk 2:00 pm
Nature Walk @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Aug 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Nature Walk @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Join a volunteer naturalist for a guided hike on our 1/2 mi. Discovery Trail. Free! Good for all ages.
Music in the Mountains with DSB, the #1 Journey Tribute Band 6:30 pm
Music in the Mountains with DSB, the #1 Journey Tribute Band @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Aug 6 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Music in the Mountains with DSB, the #1 Journey Tribute Band @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Join us for a music fundraiser under the stars! One of our popular favorites is back, DSB, the #1 Journey Tribute Band and a new opening act, Police Academy.
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Nature Walk 11:00 am
Nature Walk @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Aug 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Nature Walk @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Join a volunteer naturalist for a guided hike on our 1/2 mi. Discovery Trail. Learn about the flora and fauna of Big Bear. Free! Good for all ages.
Pinecone Birdfeeders 11:00 am
Pinecone Birdfeeders @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Aug 7 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Pinecone Birdfeeders @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Make your very own Pinecone Birdfeeder! Take it home and put it out for your feathered friends. Free!
Nature Walk 12:00 pm
Nature Walk @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Aug 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Nature Walk @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Join a volunteer naturalist for a 1/2 mi. guided hike on our Discovery Trail. Learn about the plants and animals of Big Bear. Good for all ages.
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Lake Elsinore Tire Amnesty Event 8:00 am
Lake Elsinore Tire Amnesty Event @ Lake Elsinore City Yard
Aug 13 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lake Elsinore Tire Amnesty Event @ Lake Elsinore City Yard
Bring your used tires (no trailer or semi tires) to the Lake Elsinore City Yard for disposal. The Urban Conservation Corps will recycle them for you. Free!
Volunteer Event at Children’s Forest 8:30 am
Volunteer Event at Children’s Forest @ Children's Forest Greenhouse
Aug 13 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Volunteer Event at Children's Forest @ Children's Forest Greenhouse
Come by the Children’s Forest greenhouse to help with repotting and some nursery work. This is a great opportunity for all ages (minors must be accompanied by an adult). Please contact Lisa Underwood for more…
Children’s Forest Fish Craft 10:00 am
Children’s Forest Fish Craft @ Children's Forest
Aug 13 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Children's Forest Fish Craft @ Children's Forest
Join our naturalist and make your own fish from recyclable materials. Free!
Nature Crafts 10:00 am
Nature Crafts @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Aug 13 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Nature Crafts @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Join our volunteers to make a fun nature craft from recyclable materials. Free!
Trails Kiosk-Clubview 10:00 am
Trails Kiosk-Clubview @ Clubview Dr. near 2N10
Aug 13 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Trails Kiosk-Clubview @ Clubview Dr. near 2N10
Join our Trail Hosts at Clubview Dr. near the 2N10 for a kiosk. They will have forest information and maps. Find out about volunteering!
Nature Walk 1:00 pm
Nature Walk @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Aug 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Nature Walk @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Join a volunteer naturalist for a 1/2 mi. walk on the Discovery Trail. Learn about the flora and fauna in Big Bear. An easy walk for all ages.
Nature Walk 2:00 pm
Nature Walk @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Aug 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Nature Walk @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Join a volunteer naturalist for a guided hike on our 1/2 mi. Discovery Trail. Free! Good for all ages.
Children’s Forest walk to Greenhouse 2:30 pm
Children’s Forest walk to Greenhouse @ Children's Forest
Aug 13 @ 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm
Children's Forest walk to Greenhouse @ Children's Forest
Join our intern for a guided walk to the greenhouse. Meet at the visitor’s center and learn about the local plants and trees. Free!
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Children’s Forest Exploration Trail walk 9:00 am
Children’s Forest Exploration Trail walk @ Children's Forest
Aug 14 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Children's Forest Exploration Trail walk @ Children's Forest
Join our naturalist for a guided hike on the Exploration Trail. Meet at the visitor’s center and learn about the plants and animals along the way. Free! Bring water and wear hiking shoes.
Nature Walk 11:00 am
Nature Walk @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Aug 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Nature Walk @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Join a volunteer naturalist for a guided hike on our 1/2 mi. Discovery Trail. Learn about the flora and fauna of Big Bear. Free! Good for all ages.
Pinecone Birdfeeders 11:00 am
Pinecone Birdfeeders @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Aug 14 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Pinecone Birdfeeders @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Make your very own Pinecone Birdfeeder! Take it home and put it out for your feathered friends. Free!
Children’s Forest Pinecone Birdfeeder 12:00 pm
Children’s Forest Pinecone Birdfeeder @ Children's Forest
Aug 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Children's Forest Pinecone Birdfeeder @ Children's Forest
Make your very own pinecone birdfeeder to take home! Free!
Nature Walk 12:00 pm
Nature Walk @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Aug 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Nature Walk @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Join a volunteer naturalist for a 1/2 mi. guided hike on our Discovery Trail. Learn about the plants and animals of Big Bear. Good for all ages.
Children’s Forest Bald Eagle Craft 2:00 pm
Children’s Forest Bald Eagle Craft @ Children's Forest
Aug 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Children's Forest Bald Eagle Craft @ Children's Forest
Make your own bald eagle craft to take home! Free!
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Outdoor Adventure Day 9:00 am
Outdoor Adventure Day @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Aug 20 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Outdoor Adventure Day @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Join Big Bear Valley EcoTourism as they celebrate Outdoor Adventure Day on our patio. Sign up for free recreational opportunities like kayaking and birdwatching. Visit their vendors and celebrate outdoor recreation. Free!
Nature Walk 1:00 pm
Nature Walk @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Aug 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Nature Walk @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Join a volunteer naturalist for a 1/2 mi. walk on the Discovery Trail. Learn about the flora and fauna in Big Bear. An easy walk for all ages.
Nature Walk 2:00 pm
Nature Walk @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Aug 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Nature Walk @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Join a volunteer naturalist for a guided hike on our 1/2 mi. Discovery Trail. Free! Good for all ages.
Music in the Mountains with Hard Day’s Night, Tribute to the Beatles 6:30 pm
Music in the Mountains with Hard Day’s Night, Tribute to the Beatles @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Aug 20 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Music in the Mountains with Hard Day's Night, Tribute to the Beatles @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Join us under the stars for Hard Days night, a tribute to the Beatles and opening act, Danni Stefanetti! This is a fundraiser for the Southern California Mountains Foundation.
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Nature Walk 11:00 am
Nature Walk @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Aug 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Nature Walk @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Join a volunteer naturalist for a guided hike on our 1/2 mi. Discovery Trail. Learn about the flora and fauna of Big Bear. Free! Good for all ages.
Pinecone Birdfeeders 11:00 am
Pinecone Birdfeeders @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Aug 21 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Pinecone Birdfeeders @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Make your very own Pinecone Birdfeeder! Take it home and put it out for your feathered friends. Free!
Nature Walk 12:00 pm
Nature Walk @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Aug 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Nature Walk @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Join a volunteer naturalist for a 1/2 mi. guided hike on our Discovery Trail. Learn about the plants and animals of Big Bear. Good for all ages.
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Arrowhead Farms Community Clean-up 8:00 am
Arrowhead Farms Community Clean-up @ Catholic Church
Aug 27 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Arrowhead Farms Community Clean-up @ Catholic Church
Join the Urban Conservation Corps for a Community Clean-up. Bring your e-waste, old appliances, and more for free recycling/reuse.
Trail Work Day-Gray’s Peak 8:30 am
Trail Work Day-Gray’s Peak @ Gray's Peak Trailhead
Aug 27 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Trail Work Day-Gray's Peak @ Gray's Peak Trailhead
We will do basic trail maintenance work using hand tools. Beginners are welcome, Trail Stewards will be there to help guide the work. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. Meet at the…
Build a Birdhouse 9:30 am
Build a Birdhouse @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Aug 27 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Build a Birdhouse @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Join our volunteers to make your very own bluebird house. Kits are $6 each and it’s first come/first serve with 20 kits per event. Birdhouse building is up at our snackbar area near the amphitheater.…
Nature Crafts 10:00 am
Nature Crafts @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Nature Crafts @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Join our volunteers to make a fun nature craft from recyclable materials. Free!
Nature Walk 1:00 pm
Nature Walk @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Aug 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Nature Walk @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Join a volunteer naturalist for a 1/2 mi. walk on the Discovery Trail. Learn about the flora and fauna in Big Bear. An easy walk for all ages.
Nature Walk 2:00 pm
Nature Walk @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Aug 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Nature Walk @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Join a volunteer naturalist for a guided hike on our 1/2 mi. Discovery Trail. Free! Good for all ages.
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Nature Walk 11:00 am
Nature Walk @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Aug 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Nature Walk @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Join a volunteer naturalist for a guided hike on our 1/2 mi. Discovery Trail. Learn about the flora and fauna of Big Bear. Free! Good for all ages.
Pinecone Birdfeeders 11:00 am
Pinecone Birdfeeders @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Aug 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Pinecone Birdfeeders @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Make your very own Pinecone Birdfeeder! Take it home and put it out for your feathered friends. Free!
Nature Walk 12:00 pm
Nature Walk @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Aug 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Nature Walk @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Join a volunteer naturalist for a 1/2 mi. guided hike on our Discovery Trail. Learn about the plants and animals of Big Bear. Good for all ages.
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