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NOVEMBER EVENTS 2014
Nov 01 -- “Gold in Kern County,”geologist Tim Elam, 3 p.m., Buena Vista Museum of Natural History, 2018 Chester Ave. $7; $5 seniors/students. 324-6350.
Nov 01 -- “Just for Kids,” scientist Fred Hallmark will discuss electricity and magnetism, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Buena Vista Museum of Natural History, 2018 Chester Ave. $7; $5 seniors, students; $4 children. 324-6350.
Nov 01 -- 17th annual 5K Walk to Cure Diabetes, bounce houses, rock climbing wall, entertainment,
continental breakfast for all walkers and volunteers, registration 9 a.m., walk begins at 10:15 a.m., Kern County Museum, 3801 Chester Ave. Free. jdrfla.org or 632-6892.
Nov 01 -- Kern Humane Society’s Spay/Neuter Assistance, offers coupons to the public on the first Saturday of the month, 325-2589.
Nov 01 -- Military Memorabilia Indoor & Outdoor Trade Show, vendors, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, VFW #97, 5350 S. Union Ave. $5, good for both days; veterans with ID and children under 10 are free. Steak or chicken barbecue available at12:30 p.m. each day for $10. 444-8453.
Nov 01 -- Pancake Breakfast Honor Flight Fundraiser, BHS ROTC will present the flags, 9 to 11 a.m., Mill Creek Christian Church, 1660 S St. $5. All Honor Flight veterans are free. 327-1673.
Nov 02 -- 2014 Bakersfield Kidney Walk, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., The Park at River Walk, 11200 Stockdale
Highway. Free. Register at kidneywalk.org, 872-1135.
Nov 02 -- Dia de los Muertos, prayer, music, art, family entertainment, food, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Historic Union Cemetery, 730 Potomac Ave. Free. 324-9648.
Nov 02 -- Sixth annual Altares de Familia, mariachi, music by Mento Buru, Mexican cuisine, sugar skulll decorating, face painting, crafts, vendors, 4 to 9 p.m., at Bakersfield Museum of Art, 1930 R St., and Central Park at Mill Creek. $3; free for children 6 and under. 633-5495.
Nov 05 -- CSUB Guitar Art Series: James/Rucco Duo, lecture and demonstration, 1 p.m., CSUB, 9001 Stockdale Highway. Free. 654-3093.
Nov 05 -- Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker, 7:30 p.m., Fox Theater, 2001 H St. $34-$181 at the Box Office window only. vallitix.com or 322-5200.
Nov 06 -- ALPHA Canine Sanctuary Fundraiser, drawing, spay/neuter items for sale, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Original Roadhouse Grill, 8490 Rosedale Highway. 391-8212.
Nov 06 -- The Fort’s Country Hoedown, social hour, 5 p.m., dinner 6 p.m., music by Jerry Hall and Trick Shot, The Historic Fort, 915 N. 10th St., Taft. $20; $25 at the door.765-7371.
Nov 07 -- First Friday Funnies!, headliner WWE star Rob Van Dam, featuring Joey Valenzuela, Big Mike, Alex Mandelberg, Ro Delle Grazie, Tyson Paul, 7 p.m., The Nile, 1721 19th St. $10, $15 at the door. eventbrite.com.
Nov 08 -- “A Salute to Our Local Heroes,” dinner, guest speakers, exhibitors, activities for children, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Kern County Fairgrounds, 1142 S. P St. $11; $6 children 12 and under. vallitix.com or 322-5200.
Nov 08 -- Annual Stockdale Band Spectacular, honoring our local veterans and active military, noon, Stockdale High School, 2800 Buena Vista Road. $8; $6 seniors and students with ASB cards; $5 children ages 5-12; children under 5 are free. 665-2800.
Nov 08 -- Bakersfield Bacon & Craft Beer Festival, noon to 5 p.m., Stramler Park, 3805 Chester Ave. $50 after, $60 day of event, $100 VIP by Nov. 7. baconandcraftbeerfest.com.
Nov 08 -- Kern City annual Christmas Bazaar, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Kern City Town Hall, 1003 Pebble Beach Drive. Free. Lunch available for purchase. 837-4377.
Nov 08 -- Sandhill Cranes: Pixley National Wildlife Refuge, 4 to 6 p.m., meet at the Pixley parking lot. Bring a flashlight, comfortable shoes, dress in layers. Free. 725-2767.
Nov 08 -- Tehachapi Loop Railroad Club Model Train Show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, West Park, Recreation & Parks District, 491 W. D St., Tehachapi. Free. 821-5271.
Nov 11 -- 95th Veterans Day Parade, parade will begin at 10 a.m., at 21st and L St. 324-9453.
Nov 11 -- Annual Veterans Day Breakfast, 6:30 a.m., American Legion Post 26 Hall, 2020 H St. $5 donation; free for veterans. 324-9453.
Nov 11 -- Fifth annual Camp Hamilton Veterans Day Barbecue, honor and recognize our veterans with an observance dedication ceremony, 2 p.m., barbecue 3 p.m., Camp Hamilton Veterans Memorial Park, 1 mile west of Highway 65 on Industrial Farm Road. Free. 213-7253.
Nov 11 -- Flag Raising Ceremony, 8 a.m., Kern’s Veterans Memorial, 515 Truxtun Ave. Free. 324-9453.
Nov 11 -- Veterans Day Lunch, noon, American Legion Post 26 Hall, 2020 H St. $5. 324-9453.
Nov 11 -- Veterans Day at CALM, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., CALM, 10500 Alfred Harrell Highway. $9; $7 seniors; free for veterans with ID. 872-2256.
Nov 13 -- Shopping & Fun Bus Trip to Tejon Outlets, join Bakersfield Senior Center and Kern County Black Chamber of Commerce, meet at 9:30 a.m., bus leaves at 10 a.m., meet at Bakersfield Senior Center, 530 Fourth St. $15. 325-1113, 326-1529.
Nov 14 -- CSUB Concert Band, 7:30 p.m., CSUB, Doré Theatre, 9001 Stockdale Highway. $10, $5 students and seniors, free with CSUB ID. 654-3093.
Nov 15 -- CSUB Singers Concert, 8 p.m., CSUB, Doré Theatre, 9001 Stockdale Highway. $10,
$5 students and seniors, free with CSUB ID. 654-3093.
Nov 15 -- Trout Fishing Derby, 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., Buena Vista Aquatic Recreation Area, Lake Evans, Highway 43, 25 miles southwest of Bakersfield. $20; $10 children 14 and under. 765-2165.
Nov 16 -- Bakersfield Country Music Museum Pioneer Fundraiser, 50/50 drawing, raffles, music by Bakersfield Sound All Star band, jammers welcome, 1 to 5 p.m., VFW #97, 5350 S. Union Ave. $10 at the door; free for members.
Nov 16 -- CSUB Chamber Orchestra concert, -- 4 p.m., CSUB, Doré Theatre, 9001 Stockdale Highway. $10, $5 students and seniors, free with CSUB ID. 654-3093.
Nov 20 -- “Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity,” 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., Bakersfield College, Planetarium, Math and Science Building, room 112, 1801 Panorama Drive. $8; $6 seniors/children ages 5 to 12. Tickets at the Box Office or bakersfieldcollege.edu. Tickets will not be sold at the door. 395-4326.
Nov 20 -- CSUB Theatre Senior Project, 7 p.m., CSUB, Doré Theatre, 9001 Stockdale Highway. Free. 654-3093.
Nov 21 -- Strolling Strings Lantern Tour, music from Strolling Strings, walk through the Pioneer section, 6:30 p.m., Historic Union Cemetery, 730 Potomac Ave. Free. Limited space. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nov 22 -- CSUB Chamber Music Fall Concert, 7:30 p.m., CSUB, 9001 Stockdale Highway. $10, $5 students and seniors, CSUB students free with ID. 654-3093.
Nov 23 -- Bakersfield Youth Symphony Orchestra, popular classics of the Dust Bowl Era: “The Plow that Broke the Plains” and “Billy the Kid,” 4 p.m., CSUB, Doré Theatre, 9001 Stockdale Highway. At the door: $10; $5 seniors, students with ID. 301-3390.
Nov 28 -- 12th annual HolidayLights at CALM, see more than 2 million dazzling lights, 5:30 to 9 p.m. daily except Christmas, until Jan. 3, CALM, 10500 Alfred Harrell Highway. $12; $10 seniors and children ages 13-17; $6 ages 3-12. Receive $2 off all tickets on Dec. 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11. Tickets at vallitix.com, 322-5200, 872-2256 or at the gate at CALM.
Nov 28 -- Annual Feast for the Beasts, a donation from items listed will admit one person: two large bags
frozen blueberries, blackberries, raspberries or mixed vegetables; 5 pound apples; 2 pound jar peanut butter,
jam or honey; 5 pounds frozen chicken thighs or breasts; 3 pounds plain and unsalted pecans, walnuts, or almonds, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., CALM, 10500 Alfred Harrell Highway. 872-2256.
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Air Force Flight Test Center Museum (Edwards AFB)
Bakersfield Museum of Art
Boron 20 Mule Team Museum
Buena Vista Museum of Natural History
CALM - California Living Museum
Kern County Museum
Kern County Wildlife and Natural History
Kern Valley Museum
Frazier Park Museum
Minter Field Air Museum
Naval Museum of Armament and Technology (China Lake NAS)
West Kern Oil Museum
First Women of Kern County
Fort Tejon Historical Association
Frazier Park Historical Society
Historic Bakersfield & Kern Co.
Historic Kern County
History of Kern County, CA
Kern County Historical Society
Kern County Veterans Registry
Bakersfield National Cemetery
Cemeteries of Kern County
Historic Union Cemetery
Kern County California Cemeteries Project
Kern County Cemetery Records
Taft West Side Cemetery
POINTS OF INTEREST
Audubon Kern River Preserve
Bakersfield Convention & Visitor's Bureau
Bakersfield Register of Historic Places
Buck Owen's Crystal Palace
California Historical Landmarks in Kern County, CA
Carrizo Plain National Monument
Colonel Allensworth State Historical Park
County of Kern Parks and Recreation
Desert Empire Fairgrounds
Fort Tejon State Historic Park
Guild House Restaurant
Indian Point Ostrich Ranch
Kern County Fairgrounds
Kern County Korean War Memorial
Kern National Wildlife Refuge
Kern River Fish Hatchery
Kern Veterans Memorial
Murray Family Farms
National Register of Historic Places in Kern County, CA
Panorama Vista Preserve
Rabobank Arena & Convention Center
Ranchos of Kern County, CA
Red Rock Canyon State Park
Tule Elk State National Reserve
U.S. Borax Visitor's Center
Wind Wolve Preserve
Beale Memorial Library Veterans Resource Center
Armed Services & Veterans Research Group
Easy access to other web sites of interest to Veterans
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