Ongi Etorri to the Kern County Basque Club’s 43rd annual Basque Festival!
Saturday, May 23, 2015
8:00 a.m. – Mus Tournament: $35 per player (Lunch included)
1st Place Team – $500
2nd Place Team – $250
10 a.m.- 5 p.m. -Pilota Biltzarra Youth Handball Games that will feature players from Bakersfield, Chino, and San Francisco 12-2 p.m. – Lunch- $12 includes a salad and sandwich or Sandwiches- $8
5:00 p.m. – Pilota/Handball game: Pilotaris from Euskadi
Sunday, May 24, 2015
10:00 a.m. – Mass celebrated by Bishop Armando Ochoa & Monsignor Craig Harrison along with the KCBC Klika & choir
11:00 a.m.- Aizkolariak & Herrikirolak Exhibition- Wood Chopping Competition
12-2 p.m. – Lunch: BBQ Lamb
Adults – $20
Honorary Members & Children 12 & under – $15
2:00 p.m. – Dance groups & Klika perform
4:30 p.m. – Lukainka Sandwiches and Ham/Cheese Sandwiches -$8
5:00 p.m. – Pilota/Handball Game: Players from Euskadi
7:30 p.m. -Dance: Music by The Jean Flesher Band
8:30 p.m. – Drawing: $5 a ticket or 5 tickets for $20.
1st Place Prize: $1000 cash
2nd Place Prize: $500 cash
3rd Place Prize: $250 cash
There are four professional handball players from ASPE in Euskadi that will be playing handball on Saturday and Sunday.
There is another large event happening the same weekend, so make your reservations early!
The Sheraton is offering a competitive room rate of $95/night that must be booked by May 13th. Contact Jessica at 661-862-7423. Be sure to mention Basque Festival to get the $95 rate! There is a city wide event so availability for rooms could be limited. Book your rooms asap. Hope to see you here!
The DoubleTree for $99/night. The phone numbers are 888-779-4694 or 661-323-7111. Be sure to ask for the Kern County Basque Club rate and the code is C-KCB. Be sure to book your room by April 30; after this date the price will increase to at least $169/night. The hotel will block only a limited number of rooms.