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Current Events This Summer in Bakersfield, CA 2019

By Courts & Greens - August 26th, 2019 in Uncategorized

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It’s time to step out and enjoy the summer. If you’re in search of exciting Bakersfield events and festivals near you, you’ve come to the right place.

Here is our pick of the best Bakersfield events over the next 7 days.

1.   Meditation

Our kids go through tremendous stress. There is an overwhelming pressure to learn and excel at everything. According to the findings of the American Psychological Association, a third of the American children experience physical health symptoms of stress.

Meditation for Children is an excellent way to help your children learn how to unwind. It is a great skill to teach in our children so that they can react calmly to any stimuli in their lives. Further, there is plenty of research to document the many benefits of meditation to children, such as;

2. Chair Exercises

Chair exercising is a unique concept that caters to people of all sizes and ages. With 30 years of experience under her belt, Deb McCormack leads this boomer friendly workout and several ongoing small classes at the Kern County Museum.

You can attend a Chair Zumba or Chair Yoga session every Tuesday and Thursday. This chair exercise course involves no gym equipment, no mirrors, and no judgments.

3. Scavenger Hunt

If you knack for exploring, the Bakersfield Scavenger Hunt is one of the best current events in Bakersfield CA for you.  Find out who built the Rabobank Arena’s plaza and what feeds the river at Beach Park. You can explore the iconic buildings, tranquil parks, and many other exciting places in your favorite city in California.

Sounds exciting, right? Let’s roam through the alleys and streets of downtown Bakersfield. It is a fun way to discover the history of your city. You learn the many ups and downs that transformed the dying town of Havilah into a major hub for agriculture and energy production.

4. Comedy

The perfect way to start a day maybe sunny side up but the ideal way to end a day is with a helping of funny side up. We’ve put together a list of the best Bakersfield events and festivals to tickle your funny bones. So without further ado, let’s take a look at them.

5. Live Music and Dancing

If you love music, a visit to the Buck Owens Crystal Palace must be on your list of Bakersfield events in the next 7 days. It is an excellent way to learn about the legacy of Buck. Learn how the son of a sharecropper became a musical sensation. Come and dance to your favorite country hits and the famous Bakersfield sound every Tuesday and Thursday evening.

6. Taco and Beer Festival

Bakersfield Taco & Beer Festival ‘19 is one of upcoming significant Bakersfield events and festivals. August 29th marks its second year.

With mouthwatering tacos and over a dozen vendors selling menus full of delicacies, this is a big hit with “foodaholics.” It also features unlimited beers, ciders, and many more hard beverages.

If you love your tacos with beer and live music, don’t forget to head out to Stamler Park between 1 pm and 6 pm. And you can always step under the shade structures to take respite from the sun.

7.   Sports Events

This fall season, catch a game of All Out Flag Football. Although the registration for the eight weeks of play ended in July, you can watch and cheer the teams play.

There are two matches every week between 6 pm to 8:30 pm. The Southwest games are on Thursday at the Kaiser Permanente Sports Complex. And the Northwest games are on Sundays at the Polo Park.

If you like taking shots at the basketball hoop in your yard, there are many options for you, too. You can also enjoy watching various local basketball leagues and camps in Bakersfield.

Or if you like spending time playing golf on the putting greens, check out the events at the Seven Oaks Country Club.

8. Hike Through Tejon Ranch Conservancy

High Country Hike is for those that love adventure and the outdoors. You can take a guided hike through the historic Tejon Ranch Conservancy for $20.

Enjoy the majestic 360-degree view as you hike along the Blue Ridge. The stretch of 5 miles is a moderate hike with challenging hills and knee-high bushwhacking chaparral.

9. Walk For A Cause (Bonus: September Event)

The 2019 BAKERSFIELD WALK LIKE MADD & MADD DASH scheduled for Saturday, September 28th, 2019. Kern County comes together for the sixth time to “walk and run to end drunk and drugged driving.”

According to the Kern County District Attorney’s Office, there are more than four thousand DUI arrests made every year. That’s at least 11 DUI arrests every day. The event seeks to raise awareness on the issue of drunk driving so that there are “no more victims.”

You can sign up for a walk or run in the 5K or 10K category. There is also a category for “virtual walkers” to cater to those who are unable to attend. You can also make this a family event by enrolling your kids in the free fun run. The funds raised go towards the families of the victims of DUI accidents.

Make the most of Bakersfield events & festivals with this information from Courts & Greens. We wish you and your loved ones a happy and safe summer.