Here’s how some local churches and faith-based organizations are celebrating this holiday weekend.
The First Presbyterian Church will hold its harvest festival today.
There will be decorated cars for “trunk or treat” with lots of candy, carnival games, live DJs from 88.3 Life FM, a photo booth, food vendors, a bouncy house and more.
The event is free to the public, with food for sale from vendors.
The festivities will take place from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the church, 1795 17th St.
Trinity Anglican Church will hold its Trunk or treat today from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The church is located at 11300 Campus Park Drive.
The Bakersfield Community Church of The Brethren will hold its Trunk or treat In Monday.
Bring the kids from 6-8 p.m. to the church parking lot, 327 A St., for an evening of treats and fun.
Canyon Hills Assembly of God invites the community to its annual meeting Harvest Carnival In Monday.
For decades, the Canyon Hills Carnival has provided a fun, family-friendly alternative to the sleight of hand.
Children of all ages can enjoy free carnival games as well as bouncy houses, free train rides, rock wall and laser tag.
Expect special guests and musical performances from longtime Bakersfield musician Tommy Hays and his band.
Food will be available for purchase and will benefit various ministries in Canyon Hills. Local food trucks will also be on hand and ready to serve guests with their unique dishes. Children 12 and under will receive a free hot dog, chips and drink.
The festival runs from 5-8 p.m. at the east end of campus, 7001 Auburn St.