BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Uncork a bottle of wine and dig your fork into some delicious dishes at this wine and food festival in Kernville.
Cork and Fork, created a year ago by the owner's of Starlite Lounge, highlights California food and wine, while also giving back to a local cause.
Now in its second year, it is bigger and better than ever. The event features Central Valley wines and Kern River Valley restaurants, with proceeds this year going to two non-profit organizations protecting the Kern River.
Proceeds from tickets and raffles will directly help The Kern River Conservancy and The Keepers of the Kern in their mission to keep the Kern River and lake clean.
You will be tasting dishes from restaurants like: Big Blue Bear, Cheryl's Diner, Coffee Mill Cafe, El Rio, Ewings on the Kern, Kern River Brewing Co, Paradise Cove, Pizza Barn, Sierra Vista, Starlite Lounge, That's Italian... and MORE!
All while listening to local bands on the Cork N Fork stage: Kern River Band, Treacherous Edges, Out of the Blue, And a special live music set inside the Lounge directly following the event!