BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - 'What's Happening' Kern County? Here's a list of fun events happening in Bakersfield and Kern County for August 16, August 17.
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Sunday, August 17, 2014
HAGGIN OAKS FARMERS MARKET
Looking for fresh and tasty seasonal fruits and vegetables? Then check out the Haggin Oaks Farmers Market today from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Vendors there have a selection of items including fruits, veggies, local honey, hummus, artisan breads and juices too. The Haggin Oaks Farmers Market is in the parking lot of the Kaiser Permanente on Ming Avenue.
ELVIS: THAT'S THE WAY IT IS
You can enjoy a special showing of "Elvis: That's the Way It Is" today at the Edwards Stadium 14. The film is a 1970 documentary about the king of rock 'n roll's return to performing live after focusing for several years on his acting career. It features performances from concerts in Las Vegas. The show starts at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $7.50 for adults and $7 for kids and seniors.
KITTEN & CAT ADOPTIONS
Cause 4 Cats Inc. is dedicated to improving the lives of cats that either pets, strays or feral by providing trap-neuter-return rescue and shelter services. You can help the organization by adopting a kitten or cat from their shelter inside Petco, at 5151 Gosford Road. Adoptions are taking place from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Bakersfield man waits 61 years for medals
After 61 years of waiting, Bakersfield native Richard Vega received five medals honoring his service during the Korean War.
CHP looking for senior volunteers
The California Highway Patrol Bakersfield area office is looking for senior citizens who want to give back to their community as senior volunteers.
Bio-Energy Day teaches students about careers
Students with an interest in science and technology received a hands-on lesson that is preparing them for the job force.
Partial solar eclipse to take place Thursday
The heavens will align as the Moon comes between the Sun and Earth to put on a dramatic show in the sky.