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Thursday, Sep 19, 2013 at 1:04 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Oktoberfest Up the Mountain

Oktoberfest Up the Mountain

Big Bear and Lake Arrowhead host their annual stein-foamy shindigs. Read »

Thursday, Apr 19, 2012 at 9:50 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

80,000 Daffodils Abloom

80,000 Daffodils Abloom

Flowers and snow? It must be April in the mountains. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2011 at 8:25 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Oktoberfest Up the Mountain

Oktoberfest Up the Mountain

Alpine-y breezes and mugs o' beer mark the annual lake-close lark. Read »

Thursday, Oct 21, 2010 at 12:47 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Beer Fests, East and West

Beer Fests, East and West

One day -- Oct. 16 -- and two beer festivals to choose from, both in lovely locales. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Getting Downright Festy in Arrowhead

Getting Downright Festy in Arrowhead

Get the dates for Arrowhead's Oktoberfest, and the brand-new Brewfest. Read »

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Alysia Gray Painter Alysia Gray Painter has served as the West Coast Managing Editor for AOL CityGuide, as well as the Los Angeles editor; she has also written for Bark magazine, McSweeney's, Modern Humorist, and PBS programs and publications.
Becky Stickney Becky Stickney is an editor for NBC7.com and has been a San Diego resident for more than 20 years. She's a mom who loves to travel around the Southwest, looking for interesting places to visit and photograph.