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TAFT - 4TH OF JULY FAMILY PICNIC
10am-3pm at Rails to Trails (6th Street between Main and Supply Row) in Taft. Free event, family fun. Contact the Chamber at 661-765-2165 or www.taftchamber.com for more information.
Bakersfield - I Love America Liberty Festival & Freedom Celebration
July 4 at Bakersfield College. Beginning at 2:30 p.m. on the Fourth of July, the Liberty Festival will include a storyteller, inflatable bounce houses for kids, games, activities, booths and food. The evening celebration begins at 7:30 p.m. inside Memorial Stadium. It will feature a parade, a marching band, skydivers, the Bakersfield College drum line, military and veterans’ honors, remembrance of the victims of 9/11, music by a 150-voice singing flag, and the grand-finale fireworks show choreographed to music.
• Patriotic Photo Contest (Henley’s Photo)
• Bakersfield Singing Star (patriotic singing)
• Young Patriot (kids talent and costume)
• Bakersfield’s Best Dressed Bicycle (bike decorating)
• Beautiful Bakersfield Baby (baby photo)
Register for contests at iloveamericabakersfield.com.
City of Tehachapi’s All American Hot Dog FestivalThere’s a full day of July 4th activities for you in Tehachapi, starting with the 5K Bun Run at 7am, at Monroe High School, followed by a pancake breakfast at Central Park. Stick around for the Hot Dog Festival, which includes a Children’s Parade, food & beverage booths, games, prizes and fireworks. At 6pm, TMRA Bad Bulls Riding Tour will be kicking it up at the Rodeo Grounds. Don’t miss the annual Pops Concert under the stars at Coy Burnett Stadium, followed by the fireworks show. Call 661-822-2200 or visit www.tehachapicityhall.com for more info.
Brighthouse Amphitheater4th of July Celebration
Call 852-7300 for details