Lecture Series

The Kern County Museum offers interesting lectures for adults on the first and third Wednesday in February - May and August - November. These lectures range from genealogy, Bakersfield & Kern County history, and how to’s.

All lectures take place at the Kern County Museum at 6:00 pm.

$10 admission; $5 student admission; Free for Museum members.

For more information call 661-437-3330.

See Schedule Below…



Presidential Visits to Kern County by Lori Wear

Wednesday, February 6 (6:00 pm)

Grocery Stores of Bakersfield by John Codd

Wednesday, February 20 (6:00 pm)

Iconic Bakersfield Landmarks by Lori Wear

Wednesday, March 6 (6:00 pm)

The Rise of Sunset Park: How H. J. Brandt built the back bone of the community

Wednesday, March 20 (6:00 pm)

Kern County Fair Association Race Track, 1913-1940 by Lori Wear

Wednesday, April 3 (6:00 pm)

The Long Journey: Immigration and naturalization in Kern County, 1866-1930 by Christopher Livingston

Wednesday, April 17 (6:00 pm)

Hart Memorial Park, 1929-2019 by Lori Wear

Wednesday, May 1 (6:00 pm)

The Murder of Mathias Warren by Kris Gray

Wednesday, May 15 (6:00 pm)