BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - 'What's Happening' Kern County? Here's a list of fun events happening in Bakersfield and Kern County on Saturday, June 7 and Sunday, June 8.
To find out 'What's Happening' on weekends, watch 23ABC's weekend morning show with Lindsey Adams on Saturdays and Sundays at 6 a.m. and 8 a.m.
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Sunday, June 8, 2014
Head on up to the Glenville Rodeo for some exciting rodeo action! Today is the 66th annual Glennville Rodeo! The fun begins at 11 a.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children. The rodeo arena is located at 196 Pascoe Road in Glennville.
Get up and dance to the beat during a special performance of "Hairspray" the musical today at 2:00 pm. The play tells the story of Tracy Turnblad in 1960s Baltimore, whose pursues her dream of performing on a TV dance show and along the way fights for civil rights. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $5 for students. "Hairspray" plays at the Dore Theater at CSUB on 9001 Stockdale Highway.
HAGGIN OAKS FARMERS
Looking for fresh and tasty seasonal fruits and vegetables? Then check out the Haggin Oaks Farmers Market today from 9 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Vendors there have a selection of items including fruits, veggies, local honey, hummus, artisan breaks and juices, too. It's in the parking lot of the Kaiser Permanente on Ming Ave.
"SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER"
You can also enjoy a special showing of "Raiders of the Lost Ark" today at the Edwards Stadium 14. The original Indiana Jones adventure starring Harrison Ford returns to the big screen. See Indy battle Nazis on a quest for the Lost Ark. Catch "Raiders of the Lost Ark" today at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $7.50 for adults and $7 for kids and seniors.
NB Hwy. 99 closed at Panama Lane due to crash
UPDATE: One lane of Northbound Highway 99 is now open at Panama Lane.
CHP: Expect 2-hour closures at Hwy 99 and SR166
Highway 99 is experiencing partial closures due to "failing concrete," according to the California Highway Patrol.
Family hot spot needs funds
Sixth annual run, walk for sickle cell disease
Many local residents hit the pavement Saturday morning for the sixth annual walk and run against sickle cell disease.