Calendar of Events

We strive to offer events, classes, entertainment, and learning for all types of interests and ages here at the Kern County Museum.  We are constantly adding new events to our calendar, so please check back often.
For more information call 661-437-3330.

Fall Village Flea

Sunday, Oct. 10th, 2021
8 am-4 pm

Village Flea is a family-friendly marketplace at the Kern County Museum and will feature amazing vendors of antiques, collectibles, vintage clothing, art, vintage home furnishings, AND local artisan goods. There will also be local musicians, yummy food, and snacks. Fun times, for all ages!

Admission is $5
Free for 10 years and under

More info HERE

Camp Discover 2021

June 14th – July 23rd

Welcome to Camp Discover 2021! We are thrilled to be able to provide a program which gives our campers the opportunity to explore, learn, and have fun while supporting their physical, social, and intellectual growth.

Day in the Wild West

 June 26th, 2021 9am-2pm

Welcome to the Wild West!

Spend a day with us we go back in the time of the myth-making cowboys, bandits, gold miners, bank robbers, and all thing folklore of the California Frontier.

This event is family-friendly and action-packed!  More details to come.

Safe Halloween

See you in 2021!

Safe Halloween is the place to be for all trick-or-treaters and their parents. Visit more than 50 candy stations are open along with food, music, dancing, bouncy houses, and family entertainment in beautiful Pioneer Village.

Join us for a safe and fun Halloween evening!

$5  per adults
$10 per child
Free for children ages 1-4

Food additional price

More info HERE

Plein Air Architecture Drawing and Painting Class for Fall 2021

Faculty:  Charlotte White, Artist/Art Educator
Days: Mondays:  September 13th, 20th, 27th, October 4th, 11th, 18th, 2021
Time:  8:30 arrive at the Kern County Museum/Pioneer Village. 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. class
Please contact Charlotte White with questions
(661) 330-2676

Plein air is a French term describing sketching and painting on location.  In this Plein Air Architecture Drawing Class, friendly to all levels of students, students will explore drawing and painting architecture at the Kern County Museum/Pioneer Village.  Each week the instructor will demonstrate different drawing and painting techniques and then assist each student with their drawings and paintings of the different buildings.  Some students will choose to only draw and not paint.

Students have the option of painting in any media: pastels, watercolor, oil, or acrylics.

Students will purchase a membership for $40.00 to the museum in addition to their Levan Institute tuition.

The membership card is good for unlimited visits to the museum as well as free admission to CALM/Zoo and the Buena Vista Natural History Museum on Chester Avenue.

Registration is through the Levan Institute/ Bakersfield College

Monday Morning Plein Air Classes at the Kern County Museum from 8:30 to 11 a.m. during the summer.  Cost:  $5.00 for KC museum members, $15.00 for non-members.  Come sketch/paint architecture.  Call Charlotte White at (661) 330-2676 for registration.

Get Lit

In the Neon Courtyard 
September 18, 2021
Beer☀️Margaritas☀️Tacos & Ice Cream
21 and over only
$40 per person includes a signature margarita
Advanced Purchase Required 
Ticket Sales Begin in Summer 2021

Christmas Town

November 27 2020 – January 2, 2021
Closed Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

More information available here: christmastown.net