BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - 'What's Happening' Kern County? Here's a list of fun events happening in Bakersfield and Kern County on Sunday, January 19 and Monday, January 20, Martin Luther King Junior Day.
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Saturday January 18, 2014
RIO BRAVO RUMBLE
The 10th annual Rio Bravo Rumble Duathlon takes place at Rio Bravo Ranch, 15701 Highway 178. Bikers and runners get together and share a course for fun and prizes. There are team and individual events for 5 and 10k runs, as well as a 20 mile bike ride. Race day registration starts at 7:30 a.m. and goes to 8:30 a.m. with races starting at 9 a.m. Free races for kids start at noon. For more information you can visit the Rio Bravo Rumble race day page.
FREE RUGBY CLINIC FOR KIDS
If you're looking for ways to get your kids outside and more active, The Kern County Rugby Football Club is hosting a free, no contact rugby clinic for kids at Polo Park on the corner of Noriega and Old Farm Road. The clinic is from 10 a.m. until noon, and after you can stick around and watch the team take on the Oceanside Chiefs at 1 p.m.
Sunday, January 19, 2014
HAGGIN OAKS FARMERS MARKET
Vendors will be selling good and goods at the market in the Kaiser Permanente parking lot. 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.
The Bakersfield Museum of Natural History and Science is offering members an adventure to the quarries near Sharktooth Hill. The cost is $85.Call 324-6350 for more information.
The Star Theater is presenting The Producers at 2 p.m. A lunch before show time starts at 1 p.m.
THE CEMETERY CLUB
The Beekay Theater in Tehachapi is presenting The Cemetery Club at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10.50.
Monday January 20, 2014
ANNUAL MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. COMMUNITY BREAKFAST AND AWARDS CELEBRATION
The events start at 8:30 a.m. at 1000 South Owens Street. Following the breakfast will be the Community Youth Luncheon and the MLK Candlelight March that will start at 5:30 p.m. in front of the Liberty Bell on Truxton Avenue. The march will proceed to The First Presbyterian Church on Truxton Avenue and "H" Street.