Kern River Valley
Event Calendar for Year 2014

Dates subject to change without notice. * Are tentative dates.
Changes, cancellations and additions are expected. Call contact phone numbers to confirm
dates and times. All area codes are 760 unless shown otherwise.


PLEASE NOTE - FOLLOWING EVENTS ARE TENTATIVE 2014 DATES WHERE MARKED *.
ALL OTHERS HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED AS CURRENTLY ACCURATE!

January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December | January 2014

ADD OR MODIFY YOUR ORGANIZATION'S NON-PROFIT EVENT HERE!


January

Dec 31 - 21st Annual South Fork Valley Christmas Bird Count - 760-382-1260 or 760-378-4278
1 - 34th Annual Kern River Valley Christmas Bird Count - 760-378-2029
3 - ANNUAL WHISKEY FLAT KICK OFF DINNER - ELKS LODGE - 760-376-2629
13 - Man and Women of the Year Awards Dinner & Installation - THE LODGE AT PAINTED ROCK - KRV Chamber - 760-379-5236

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February

13* - ANNUAL WFD COWBOY AUCTION - ELKS LODGE - Kellee Scott 760-376-8703
14 - KRV WOMAN’S CLUB WFD LUNCHEON AND FASHION SHOW - ELKS LODGE - Marian 760.376.4578
14-17 - ANNUAL WHISKEY FLAT DAYS - KERNVILLE - 760-376-2629
World Famous return to the wild west days. Parade / Rides / Art Displays / Food and a roaring great time.
14-16 - WHISKEY FLAT ENCAMPMENT - KERNVILLE - 760-376-2629
Authentic Historic & Educational Old West and Native American Indian camp. Includes Re-enactors, gunfights and period perfect living.
15-16 - WHISKEY FLAT WILD WEST DAZE RODEO - KERNVILLE - Kellee Scott 760-376-8703 or Kernville Chamber 760-376-2629
22*- 15th ANNUAL (Jeanette Rogers-Erickson) ALL VALLEY HEART WALK - KV HIGH SCHOOL - LAKE ISABELLA - Anna Leon 760-379-5257 Ext 24 or cel: 661-978-8712

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March

7-9 - 1st ANNUAL DAM TOUGH TRASH TOW FUNDRAISER - 8:30 AM - ENGINEER POINT - Information Barbara Hinkey - 760-376-2963
Meet at Launch 19 parking lot (Engineer Point) at 8:30 a.m. all three days.
9 - KERN VALLEY COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA CONCERT- 4:00 PM - KERNVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - Information Bill O'Hara - 760-379-7879
Donations accepted at the door. Children no charge. Light refreshments served.
13 - FRIENDS & FAMILY NIGHT - Sweet Adelines - SENIOR CENTER, LAKE ISABELLA - 760-376-4124
15 - KRV CASINO NIGHT - LAKE ISABELLA - KRV Chamber of Commerce - 760-379-5236
15 - ONE-DAY HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION - 9:00 AM to Noon - KERN VALLEY TRANSFER STATION - KERNVILLE
Event where Kern County residents can take household hazardous waste for free. Info: Mike Dillenbeck - 661-862-8900
29 - MONTHLY STAR PARTY~KRV ASTRONOMY CLUB, at DUSK - FAIRVIEW - Rich Burdge: 760 376-1291
Open to the Public. Star Parties start at dusk. Look for the orange cones at entrance.
29-30 - KEYSVILLE CLASSIC MOUNTAIN BIKE STAGE RACE - KEYSVILLE

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April

10 - KEEPERS OF THE KERN TRASH & BRUSH PICKUP - 8:30 AM - CORRAL CREEK PICNIC AREA - Information Barbara Hinkey - 760-376-2963
Meet at 8:30 a.m. BBQ for workers follows cleanup.
12-14 - 25th ANNUAL LAKE ISABELLA FISHING DERBY - LAKE ISABELLA - 760-379-5236
19-20 - 50th ANNUAL KERN RIVER FESTIVAL - WHITEWATER RACES - KERNVILLE - 760-376-3745
22 - 1st ANNUAL UPPER KERN RIVER GRAFFITI CLEAN UP- KEEPERS OF THE KERN - 9:30 AM - Information Barbara Hinkey - 760-376-2963
Meet at 9:30 a.m. @ Big Blue Bear - Kernville.
26 - ANNUAL KERN RIVER TROUT FESTIVAL - KERNVILLE - 760-549-3017
At the Kern River Fish Hatchery- 10:00 am to 2:00 pm - Saturday
26 - MONTHLY STAR PARTY~KRV ASTRONOMY CLUB, at DUSK - FAIRVIEW - Rich Burdge: 760 376-1291
Open to the Public. Star Parties start at dusk. Look for the orange cones at entrance.
29 - SOUTH FORK WOMEN'S CLUB 100th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION - WELDON
29 - SPRING HEALTH FAIRE - KERN VALLEY HOSPITAL - 9:00 - 1:00 PM - Anna Leon 760-379-5257 ext: 24

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May

3 - 33rd ANNUAL SIRRETTA STREET SWAP MEET - KERNVILLE - 760-376-2629
3 - "FIX YOUR PETS" MOBILE SPAY & NEUTER CLINIC 7:00 am - Basic Needs Foundation - KERN RIVER PLAZA, LAKE ISABELLA - 323-325-2712
Call for pre-qualification forms. Deadlines apply.
3 - 15th ANNUAL KRV CLASSIC CAR SHOW & PET PARADE - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm - KERNVILLE - ROTARY CLUB - Paul at (760) 417-1008
10 - NUUI CUNNI SPRING GATHERING - CULTURAL CENTER - 760-549-0800
14* - JOB FEST- 9:00 am to Noon - Senior Center / Lake Isabella - Info: Rick Ward 760-549-5236
17 - ARMED FORCES DAY LAKE CLEAN UP- KEEPERS OF THE KERN - 9:00 AM - Information Barbara Hinkey - 760-376-2963
Meet at 9:00 a.m. @ Old Isabella Campground - Lake Isabella.
17 - 18th Annual KRV HISTORICAL SOCIETY "HISTORY DAY" - KERNVILLE - 760-376-6683
At the Kern Valley Museum - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Saturday - Admission Free
17 - CAR SHOW FUNDRAISER - FOR "ANNA-BANNA" - 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
At the First Baptist Church Lake Isabella - Information Buddy Tefatiller - 760-549-3855 or Tasha McIrvin - 760-549-3548
17 - 6th ANNUAL POWERHOUSE RIDE - Society of Riders - Information 661-321-9882
18 - KERN VALLEY COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA CONCERT- 4:00 PM - KERNVILLE SCHOOL - Information Bill O'Hara- 760-376-4461
Donations accepted at the door. Children no charge. Light refreshments served.
24 - 26 - ANNUAL SPRING ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR - 7:00 am - 5:00 pm - CIRCLE PARK -KRV ART ASSN - 760-379-2844
31 - MONTHLY STAR PARTY~KRV ASTRONOMY CLUB, at DUSK - FAIRVIEW - Rich Burdge: 760 376-1291
Open to the Public. Star Parties start at dusk. Look for the orange cones at entrance.
31 - LADIES OF THE ELKS 6th ANNUAL DOG SHOW 10:00 am - 2:00 pm - ELKS PARK - Pam Stewart: 760-376-2762

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June

1* - REVA FUND-RAISER GOLF TOURNAMENT, REVA CO-Operative - Antonia Stanley 760-376-3972
1* - FHA-HERO FUNDRAISER YARD SALE -6:00 am-2:00 pm - Squirrel Valley - Michelle Baker 760-229-3192
1* - SIERRA PERFORMING ARTS CONCERT, 7pm, KERNVILLE METHODIST CHURCH
2* - 9th ANNUAL SEQUOIA NATIONAL FOREST SOUTH BUTTERFLY COUNT - PRESERVE - 760-382-1260 bbarnes@lightspeed.net
7 - 27th ANNUAL KIDS' FISHING DERBY, 6am to 3pm, FISH AND GAME HABITAT CLUB - Elaine 760-417-0950
Free to Kids 4 To 15 Yrs. Trophies, Prizes, Free KIDS LUNCH & Free Drawing - Wofford Heights Park
7 - "FIX YOUR PETS" MOBILE SPAY & NEUTER CLINIC 7:00 am - Basic Needs Foundation - KERN RIVER PLAZA, LAKE ISABELLA - 323-325-2712
Call for pre-qualification forms. Deadlines apply.
7 - 48th ANNUAL HAVILAH DAYS CELEBRATION 10:00 am - 3:00 pm - HAVILAH - Janet: 760-379-2636
7*- 12th ANNUAL CALIFORNIA AMPHIBIAN & REPTILE CELEBRATION 9:00am to 4:00pm- PRESERVE -
8 - LAKE ISABELLA BASS CLUB TOURNAMENT - Matt Smith: 760-223-3898
9 - KERN VALLEY 1st RESPONDERS BBQ 12:00 noon - 4:00 pm - ELKS PARK - Bruce Simpson: 760-549-3266
Burgers, dogs, chips & sodas $ 3.00. Uniformed 1st Responders eat free. Proceeds go the K.V. Search and Rescue.
12 - KEEPERS OF THE KERN TRASH & BRUSH PICKUP - 8:00 AM - OLD ISABELLA CAMPGROUND AREA - Information Barbara Hinkey - 760-376-2963
13* - 26th ANNUAL WHITEWATER WEDNESDAY - KERNVILLE - RIVERSIDE PARK - 760-376-2629 CANCELLED
14 - LADIES OF THE ELKS 6th ANNUAL DOG SHOW 8:30 am - 1:30 pm - ELKS LODGE - Bruce Simpson: 760-376-3962
15 - PROPERTY CLEARANCE DEADLINE ~ Property owners must clear minimum 100 feet from their buildings
22* - 5th ANNUAL KERN RIVER VALLEY FOLLIES (SAL Fundraiser), 2:00 pm - REEL CINEMA - Frank Vargas: 760 223-6316
22-23* - 6th ANNUAL KERNVILLE MULE & DONKEY SHOW - JAKE'S PLACE - KERNVILLE - 760-378-2222
28 - MONTHLY STAR PARTY~KRV ASTRONOMY CLUB, at DUSK - FAIRVIEW - Rich Burdge: 760 376-1291
Open to the Public. Star Parties start at dusk. Look for the orange cones at entrance.

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July

5-6 - WOFFORD HEIGHTS INDEPENDENCE BLOCK PARTY - All along the Blvd. - WOFFORD HEIGHTS - More Info- Elaine Kennedy 805-341-5632
Celebrate Independence before the fireworks with great food, art displays, fun with games for the kids.
5 - ANNUAL FIREWORKS DISPLAY- LAKE ISABELLA - 760-379-5236
Celebrate Independence Day with a beautiful display of fireworks, seen from any lake area.
6* - 13th ANNUAL NORTH FORK KRV BUTTERFLY COUNT - PRESERVE - 760-382-1260 bbarnes@lightspeed.net
8 - TILLIE CREEK STAR PARTY - KRV ASTRONOMY CLUB - 7:30 pm - Rich Burdge 760-376-1291 or 376-6290
26 - MONTHLY STAR PARTY~KRV ASTRONOMY CLUB, at DUSK - FAIRVIEW - Rich Burdge: 760 376-1291
Open to the Public. Star Parties start at dusk. Look for the orange cones at entrance.

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August

3 - TILLIE CREEK STAR PARTY - KRV ASTRONOMY CLUB - 7:30 pm - Rich Burdge 760-376-1291 or 376-6290
4 - FREE TAI CHI SEMINAR - MT. MESA PARK - 8:00 am - 11:00 am - Tony Pino 760-223-1053
10* - ANNUAL KERN VALLEY HUMMINGBIRD CELEBRATION - KR PRESERVE - 8:00 am - 2:00 pm - 760-378-2029
10 - 2nd ANNUAL ROTARY WINE TASTING FUNDRAISER - Pine Cone Inn - 7:30 pm - Luz Polcik - 760-379-1722
17 - LAKE ISABELLA BASS TOURNAMENT- LAKE ISABELLA - Sherry Jordan 760-417-2702
23 - MONTHLY STAR PARTY~KRV ASTRONOMY CLUB, at DUSK - FAIRVIEW - Rich Burdge: 760 376-1291
Open to the Public. Star Parties start at dusk. Look for the orange cones at entrance.
24 - 26th ANNUAL RUBBER DUCKY RACE - KERNVILLE / RIVERSIDE PARK - EXCHANGE CLUB - 760-379-3667
Bet on your own rubber duck crossing the finish line 1st down river.
31- ANNUAL MASONIC LODGE LABOR DAY WEEKEND BBQ, 2:00-6:00 pm - Masonic Lodge Kernville
31 - ANNUAL KERN VALLEY AIRPORT DAY - 8:30 am - 5:00 pm - KERN VALLEY AIRPORT - RAVEN AVIATION - 661-345-7755
Private, Civil, Military & Emergency aircraft. Displays, and scenic flights - Admission Free
31 - ANNUAL YOUNG EAGLES FLY-IN - KERN VALLEY AIRPORT - RAVEN AVIATION - 661-345-7755 ~
Aug 31 - Sep 2 - ANNUAL FALL ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR - CIRCLE PARK - KRV ART ASSOCIATION - Judy Deems 760-378-4109

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September

Aug 31 - Sep 2 - ANNUAL FALL ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR - CIRCLE PARK - KRV ART ASSOCIATION - Judy Deems 760-378-4109
7 - STAR PARTY - KRV ASTRONOMY CLUB - Starts at Dusk - Rich Burdge 760-376-1291 or 376-6290
14 - LAKE ISABELLA BASS TOURNAMENT- LAKE ISABELLA - Sherry Jordan 760-417-2702
14 - LADIES OF THE ELKS RUMMAGE SALE & BBQ - 8:30 am -1:00 pm - ELKS LODGE - WOFFORD HEIGHTS - 760-376-6475
You may donate items at the lodge on Friday, Sept. 13th, between 8:00 am & 11:00 am - Staff will assist in unloading.
20 - MONTHLY STAR PARTY~KRV ASTRONOMY CLUB, at DUSK - FAIRVIEW - Rich Burdge: 760 376-1291
Open to the Public. Star Parties start at dusk. Look for the orange cones at entrance.
21 - ANNUAL "PRIDE DAY" - VALLEY WIDE - 760-379-2618
27 - 28 - PEDDLER'S FAIR - FAMILY LIFE CENTER GYM - WOFFORD HEIGHTS - Jeanette 760-417-2555 or Danielle Powers 661-378-7718
Friday 11:00 am to 6:30 pm and Saturday 8:00 am to 3:30 pm
27-29 - BUD LIGHT KERN RIVER ROCK n BLUES FEST - FRANDY CAMPGROUND - 661-340-0026
28 - LAKE ISABELLA BASS CLUB TOURNAMENT - Matt Smith: 760-223-3898
28 - CARTWRIGHT-HAYS ~ FISHING EVENT for persons with special needs - KR FISH HATCHERY - 10:00 - 2:00 - 760-549-3017
28 - 19th ANNUAL KV FALL NATURE & VULTURE FESTIVAL - PRESERVE - 9:00 am - 3pm 760-378-2029

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October

4-6* - KERNVILLE INVITATIONAL RODEO - KERNVILLE- Kernville Chamber 760-376-2629 ~ Call for registration forms and information.
11-12 - 39th ANNUAL KERNVILLE ROD RUN - KERNVILLE- 909-754-5270
11-13 - ST. JUDE CATHOLIC CHURCH FALL FESTIVAL - WOFFORD HEIGHTS- 760-376-2416
12 - KRV GOLF TOURNAMENT & LOBSTER FEST - LAKE ISABELLA - KRV C of C - 760-379-5236
Tee time 9:00 am / Dinner 4:00 pm
13 - AUTOMOTIVE SWAP MEET at KERN VALLEY AIRPORT - 8:00 am - 2:00 pm - KERN VALLEY AIRPORT - RAVEN AVIATION - 661-345-7755
13 - REVA'S 5th ANNUAL FUND RAISER DANCE - LAKE ISABELLA / LODGE PAINTED ROCK - 2:00 - 6:00 PM - Barbara Andrade (760) 338-8410
12 - LAKE ISABELLA BASS CLUB TOURNAMENT - Matt Smith: 760-223-3898
18-20* - 22st ANNUAL KERNVILLE FAT TIRE FESTIVAL - KERNVILLE - 800-861-6553
19 - 2nd Annual WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE HEALTH EXPO- SENIOR CENTER - 8:00am - 1:00 pm - LAKE ISABELLA - Anna Leon 661-978-8712
19* - NUUI CUNNI INDIAN CULTURAL CENTER FUNDRAISER - 5:00pm - MT. MESA LANES - 760-549-0800
20 - KERN VALLEY COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA CONCERT "ROYAL AFTERNOON" - 4:00 PM - KERNVILLE ELEMENTARY - Info Bill O'Hara- 760-379-7879
Donations accepted at the door. Children no charge. Light refreshments served.
23 & 26- KEEPERS OF THE KERN ~ RIVER TRASH CLEANUP - 10:00 pm to 2:00 PM - CAMP 3 - More Info - 760-376-2963
Meet and Camp 3. Bring gloves, a mask if you choose, trash bags, shovels and rakes. Water and lunch provided.
25 - MONTHLY STAR PARTY~KRV ASTRONOMY CLUB, at DUSK - FAIRVIEW - Rich Burdge: 760 376-1291
Open to the Public. Star Parties start at dusk. Look for the orange cones at entrance.
25-27 - 1st ANNUAL WHISKEY FLAT FALL FESTIVAL - KERNVILLE - Info 760-376-6483 or 760-376-2629
27* - 4th ANNUAL KERN RIVER VALLEY GATHERING (Mountain Biking) - Keyesville - Bionicon USA, Paul 760-376-8600

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November

9 - ANNUAL FALL GATHERING - NUUI CUNNI INDIAN CULTURAL CENTER - 9:00am - 3:00pm - 760-549-0800
16 - ONE-DAY HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION - 9:00 AM to Noon - KERN VALLEY TRANSFER STATION - KERNVILLE
Event where Kern County residents can take household hazardous waste for free. Info: Mike Dillenbeck - 661-862-8900
19 - DRIVE THROUGH FLU SHOT CLINIC - KERN VALLEY HOSPITAL PARKING LOT - $10.00 - 9:00 AM TO 1:00 PM
22 - MONTHLY STAR PARTY~KRV ASTRONOMY CLUB, at DUSK - FAIRVIEW - Rich Burdge: 760 376-1291
Open to the Public. Star Parties start at dusk. Look for the orange cones at entrance.
23 - LAKE ISABELLA BASS CLUB TOURNAMENT - Matt Smith: 760-223-3898
23-24 - 25th ANNUAL JR. PHEASANT HUNT AT HANNING FLAT - 2 hunts daily, 8:00am - 1:00pm - FISH & GAME HABITAT CLUB - 760-376-3178
2012 Pheasant Hunt Downloads: Hunter Application / Dog Application
28* - Hoffman Hospice "LIGHT UP A LIFE", 5:30 pm in Circle Park, Kernville, Gretchen 661-410-1010
29* - ANNUAL CANDLE STROLL & LIVE NATIVITY- 6:00 PM CIRCLE PARK KERNVILLE - 760-376-2629
29 - ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARADE - 10:00 am -LAKE ISABELLA - KERN RIVER VALLEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE- 760-379-5236

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December

7 - 14th ANNUAL CHRISTMAS IN KERNVILLE & PARADE OF GIVING- KERNVILLE - 4:00 PM CIRCLE PARK - Darlene Randall: 760-376-3998
7 - 5th ANNUAL CHRISTMAS SHOP HOP - KERNVILLE MERCHANTS- 5:00 TO 8:00 pm KERNVILLE - 760-376-2629
7 - CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR / KRV WOMAN'S CLUB - 5:00 PM - MT. VIEW BAPTIST CHURCH - 760-376-1823 or 760-379-7220
14 - LAKE ISABELLA BASS CLUB TOURNAMENT - Matt Smith: 760-223-3898
15 - KERN VALLEY COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA CONCERT "CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY & WINTER MUSIC" - 4:00 PM - KERNVILLE ELEMENTARY - Info Bill O'Hara- 760-379-7879
Donations accepted at the door. Children no charge. Light refreshments served.
20 - MONTHLY STAR PARTY~KRV ASTRONOMY CLUB, at DUSK - FAIRVIEW - Rich Burdge: 760 376-1291
Open to the Public. Star Parties start at dusk. Look for the orange cones at entrance.
22 - ANNUAL KIDS CHRISTMAS PARTY AT THE ELKS - 2:00 - 4:00 PM - Elks Lodge Wofford Heights: 760-376-6475
The party starts at 2:00 and every child that visits with Santa will get cookies, soft drinks and a Christmas present.
30* - 36th ANNUAL KRV CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT - PRESERVE - 760-378-2029

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January 2015

12* - Man and Women of the Year Awards Dinner & Installation - LOCATION TBA - KRV Chamber - 760-379-5236

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