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Dia de los Muertos comes to museum

Rosa Salazar, Reporter

November 9, 2018

The Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (KCHCC) held its 10th annual Day of the Dead, or Día de Los Muertos, festival at the Kern County Museum on Nov. 6. The festival had several Mexican commodities including traditional foods, dancing, music, and merchandise. Día de Los Muertos is a popular Mexican tradition that honors, celebrates, and remembers the dead...

Kern County Museum holds civil rights lecture

Ja'nell Gore, Reporter

October 29, 2018

Oliver Rosales held a lecture on the history of civil rights in Kern County at the Kern County Museum on Oct. 17. In his lecture, he spoke about the transformation of Kern County and the way Mexicans and African Americans were treated. The focal points of the lecture were excerpts from his dissertation and manuscript “Mississippi West: Race, Politics and Civil Rights in...

Packed crowd gathers at Pioneer Village for Taco and Beer Festival

Bryana Lozoya, Reporter

September 28, 2018

  The 2018 Taco and Beer Festival was held in the grassy area at the Kern County Museum on Sept. 14 and 15. Prices for one day ranged from $29 for presale to $45 for general admission. Some participating taco vendors were The Original Chicken and Rice Company, Oaxaca On Wheels Food Truck, Straight Outta the Grill, and The Taco Cartel. Breweries such as Temblor...

Village Fest is a hit with local residents

Hector Martinez, Features Editor

September 14, 2018

The Bakersfield annual Village Fest took place at the Kern County Museum on Sept. 8, and anyone over 21 years of age had the opportunity to taste from many different beers and wine brewers. The event was a fundraiser for Kern County Children’s Advocates Resource Endowment (CARE). Even though the event started at 6 p.m., there were some people arrived earlier becau...

Bakersfield residents enjoy a day filled with pizza and beer at festival

Bakersfield residents enjoy a day filled with pizza and beer at festival

January 28, 2018

For some there is no better combination that a few cold beers with the company of some pizza. The Pizza and Beer Festival was held Jan 20 in Bakersfield...

Kern County Museum lectures on KKK history

Megan Fenwick, Social Media Editor

October 4, 2017

The Kern County Museum held a historical lecture at Pioneer Village on sept. 13 named “The KKK in Kern County.” The lecture was given by Curator of Collections Lori Wear and shed light on the Ku Klux Klan’s presence in Kern County, specifically in the 1920s. “I think it’s important in a lot of ways to remember your history,” Wear said as she explained the purpose...

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