The Kern River Valley Historical Society is celebrating over 50 years of operation! Our mission is to preserve and communicate the rich and colorful history of this region. The Kern Valley Museum in downtown Kernville, next to the Post Office, welcomes visitors to explore our rich history.

What's Happening


Museum Art Gallery

Honora Violet, Tina Gibson, & Lillian Van Den Berg,

Museum Art Gallery

October 1st through November 17th

Reception October 5th    4:00-6:00 pm


Rod & Vicki Middleworth Send-Off Party

Saturday October 12th 5:30 PM

Pack Station at the Museum


Display Cabinet                                                    

October will feature auto mascots

All month


Chris Lopez Magic Show

October 20th 1:30 and 6:30 PM

Reel Cinema, Wofford Heights


Board of Directors Meeting

Museum Annex

Tuesday, October 22nd, 9:00 a.m.


General Membership Meeting

Barbara Hinkey author, “River Children”

Senior Center, Lake Isabella

Tuesday, October 22nd - 7:00 p.m.


Field Trip: Setton Farms Pistachios

and Sierra Forest Products

Terra Bella, CA

TENTATIVE DATES:  November 14 or 15