Upcoming & Ongoing

Ongoing through August

  • Last chance! Sign up for the 43rd Annual Fiesta Days contests and tournaments by calling 661-431-8260. Forms also at Tanicures in Frazier Park (3624 Mt. Pinos Way).
  • Tim Ellis is August’s Artist of the Month at Work of Heart Gallery (3011 Mt. Pinos Way, FP).
  • Sign up for Shepherd of the Mountains Lutheran Church “Egypt” Bible School for children kindergarten to 6th grade by calling 661-242-2680. School is August 9-13.
  • ‘10 Keys to a Successful Marriage’ free seminar for women every Tuesday through August 10 from 10-11:45 a.m. at Lebec Church, 2350 Lebec Road. Childcare $2. (248-2004)
  • Beading classes at A Spot of Bead, see www.aspotofbead.com for schedule of classes through July. Call 245-4400 to sign up.

Friday, August 6

Saturday, August 7

  • Kern County Transit is offering free rides all day Saturday from parking at Tait Ranch to Fiesta Days events in Frazier Mountain Park. To celebrate Fiesta Days, all routes will be free, including Frazier Park/Bakersfield, Dial-A-Ride and Frazier Park Fixed routes.
  • 43rd Annual Fiesta Days continues in Frazier Mountain Park. Enjoy music, crafts, vendors, food, carnival and games through Sunday. VFW Pancake Breakfast opens at 7 a.m. and the parade begins at 10 a.m. through downtown Frazier Park. Join in family games and entertainment through the day. Get your full schedule in The Mountain Pioneer and at www.frazierfiestadays.com (661-431-8260). Free shuttle from parking at Tait Ranch to Frazier Mountain Park.
  • Mountain Communities Chamber of Commerce grand opening ceremony at Computers & Games is from 12-2 p.m. at 16218 Mil Potrero Hwy., Unit 204. There will be food, drinks and fun for all at the mountain’s newest store.
  • Artist of the Month champagne reception for Tim Ellis begins at 7 p.m. at the Work of Heart Gallery, 3011 Mt. Pinos Way, Frazier Park (behind the Coffee Cantina).
  • Rueben live at Reyes Creek Bar and Grill, Camp Scheideck, Lockwood Valley at 8 p.m. (661-766-2521)
  • Condor Group of the Sierra Club potluck and fireless campfire at the top of Cerro Noroeste begins at 5 p.m. Michelle Nosco and Teresa McFarland will provide musical entertainment. Bring a cold potluck dish to share. Call 242-0432 for information.
  • Old Time Radio Theater presents “The Thin Man,” “X Minus 1” and “The Bickersons” at 8 p.m. in the Pine Mountain Village Gazebo. Free, with refreshments available for purchase during intermission. Call Mary at 661-713-5204 for more info (www.oldtimeradiotheater.org, see pg. 12).
  • Tres Aliens play live at Sue’s Tavern beginning at 9 p.m. 3400 Mt. Pinos Way, FP (245-1100).

Sunday, August 8

  • 43rd Annual Fiesta Days continues in Frazier Park. Enjoy music, crafts, vendors, food, carnival and games. The fishing derby begins at 6 a.m., VFW Pancake Breakfast opens at 7 a.m. Log Sawing is at 11 a.m., with horseshoes at 1 p.m. Get your full schedule in The Mountain Pioneer and at www.frazierfiestadays.com (661-431-8260, pg. 1, ad pg. 5).
  • The Artists of the Mountain Art Show featuring local talent will be 1-6 p.m. in the Frazier Mountain Park Community Center during Fiesta Days. Entry is free.
  • Freeman Drive Neighborhood Watch meeting and potluck is at 2 p.m., 2039 Freeman Drive, Pine Mountain (242-0171). Kern County Fire Department Station #58’s Crew C will be giving a presentation on safety. All invited, every second Sunday.

Monday, August 9

  • Shepherd of the Mountains Lutheran Church Egypt-themed Vacation Bible School begins today. Free activities for children in kindergarten through 6th grade, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily until Friday, Aug. 13. All are welcome. Call April at 661-242-2680 to register.

Tuesday, August 10

  • Ballet, Jazz and Hip Hop dance classes begin at the VFW Hall (612 Canada Trail). Call Dana, Paula or Katelyn at 245-3121 to sign up.

Thursday, August 12

  • Grapevine Tour conducted by the Center for Land Use Interpretation in Culver City will visit the mountain today. See www.clui.org/grapevine for more information.
  • Congressman Kevin McCarthy’s mobile office hours are from 10-11 a.m. at the Family Resource Center (3015 Mt. Pinos Way). Call Vince at 661-327-3611 for an appointment.

Friday, August 13

  • *Pine Mountain Club Town Hall is at 7 p.m. in the Clubhouse Condor Lounge. PMC resident and Chumash Elder Alan Salazar to speak about local points of interest.
  • Compassion Film Night is open to the public. The feature film August Rush will begin at 7 p.m. at the Jizo Peace Center, 2012 Pioneer Way, Pine Mountain (242-6956).

Saturday, August 14

  • AARP goes to the Ronald Reagan Library; call Jessie at 245-1995 for carpool info.
  • Frazier Mountain High School Cheerleading will hold a car wash from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. in The Mountain Enterprise parking lot (3341 Los Padres Drive). The cost is $5 per car and $7 per truck or SUV.
  • Clean Up The Ridge Route work day has been cancelled due to anticipated high temperatures. Regularly scheduled every second Saturday, all welcome.
  • 13th Annual Run to the Pines Car Show begins at 10 a.m. in Pine Mountain Village. Visit www.pmcruntothepines.com or call 661-242-9000 to register. your car. Free admission.
  • Wet ‘n Wild tour of Pine Mountain’s Woodland Waterfall by Naturalist for You begins at 10 a.m. (difficulty=easy to moderate). Call 714-649-9084 to reserve a spot. Free
  • *Evening Under the Stars special event is from 5 to 11 p.m at the Pine Mountain Clubhouse. Free entertainment provided by Preston Smith. Make reservations by calling 242-3788 or 242-2233.
  • Madd Doggs play live at Reyes Creek Bar and Grill, Camp Scheideck, Lockwood Valley. 8 p.m. (661-766-2521)

Sunday, August 15

Wednesday, August 18

  • El Tejon Unified School District first day of school
  • Pine Mountain Village Merchants Association summer Mixer hosted by Sandy Browne. All Pine Mountain residents, Chamber and Rotary members are welcome for snacks, conversation, drinks and entertainment at 1520 Linden Drive, Pine Mountain (RSVP 245-1036).

This is part of the August 06, 2010 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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