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.

August Cruise Thru

7PM – 9PM
Fridays in August
6th, 13th, 20th, & 27th


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.

Homecoming Celebration

Sunday, September 26th, 2021
9am – 10am -Kern County Museum members Hours
10am- 3pm – General Admission

Architecture Drawing Class

Starting in October 4th, for six week, there is be an Architecture Drawing Class at 8:30 on Mondays. 

The instructor will be Charlotte White, local artist and art teacher.
Student should be members of the museum.
Registrations are through the Levan Center of Bakersfield College.  Registrations will start in August.
For questions: contact Charlotte White at (661) 330-2676 or charlottewhiteartist@icloud.com

Village Flea

Sunday, October 10th, 2021
8am – 4pm


More info HERE

Christmas Town

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

More information available here: christmastown.net