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LIBRARIES
12 Public Libraries

Book Mobile
www.colapublib.org/libs/antelopevalley/

Kern County Libraries
www.KernCountyLibrary.org

Los Angeles County Libraries
www.CoLAPubLib.org

Quartz Hill Library
http://colapublib.org/libs/quartzhill/

Palmdale City Library
www.CityofPalmdale.org/library/

Museums
20 Mule Team Museum
Boron, CA 93516 Phone: (760) 762-5810

Antelope Valley Indian Museum @ Lancaster
www.avim.parks.ca.gov

Black Bird Air Park @ Edwards Air Force Base http://afftcmuseum.org/visit/blackbird- airpark/

Colonel Vernon P. Saxon, Jr. Aerospace Museum
www.saxonaerospacemuseum.org

East Kern Historical Museum Society
http://ekhms.weebly.com

Edwards Air Force Flight Test Museum
http://afftcmuseum.org/visit/edwards-museum/

Historical Society of the Upper Mojave Desert
www.hsumd.org

Joe Davies Heritage Airpark@ Palmdale
www.cityofpalmdale.org/Airpark/

Lancaster Museum/Art Gallery MOAH
www.lancastermoah.org

Maturango Museum @ Ridgecrest
http://maturango.org

Mojave Transportation Museum
www.mojavemuseum.org

Tehachapi Railroad Museum
www.tehachapidepot.com

US Naval Museum of Armament & Technology
www.chinalakemuseum.org

Western Hotel Museum
www.destinationlancasterca.org/things-to-do/culture-history/western-hotel- museum/

Major Recreational Facilities
Six Golf courses
Best of the West Softball Complex
Big Eight Softball Complex, Lancaster
DryTown Water Park, Palmdale
Exotic Feline Conservation Center
Lancaster Soccer Center
Mulligans Sports Center, Palmdale
Palmdale Amphitheater
Pelona Vista Park, Palmdale
Willow Spring Race Track

Professional Sports
Lancaster JetHawks
(Houston Astros affiliate)

MotoCross - At the AV Fairgrounds

Shopping/Dining
Antelope Valley Mall

THE BLVD
Destination Lancaster
Main Street Tehachapi
Palmdale Restaurants & Shopping

Unique Breweries & Wineries: The Region has a growing reputation for great wine & craft beer. From Agua Dulce to Tehachapi, some 35 vineyards 5 craft breweries make the most of the area’s warm days & cool nights to produce award-winning beverages for responsible adults. Stopping at any one of these locations will certainly introduce you to their special blend of atmosphere and libations.

ACTON / AGUA DULCE:
Acton Wine & Spirit Co.
Agua Dulce Winery
Reyes Winery

GREATER TEHACHAPI:
Dorner Family Vineyard
Honey Wagon Brewing
Souza Family Vineyard
Triassic Vineyards
Veritas Tapas & Wine Bar

INYORKEN:
Indian Wells Valley Brewing Company

LANCASTER:
Antelope Valley Winery
Bravery Brewing Co.
Kinetic Brewing Co.

MOJAVE:
High Desert Cellars
Indian Wells Valley Brewing Co.

PALMDALE:
Lucky Luke Brewing
Transplants Brewing Co.

Performing Arts
AV Symphony Orchestra & Master Chorale
Community Light Opera & Theater 
Lancaster Performing Arts
Palmdale Amphitheater
Palmdale Playhouse

Movie Theatres
Over 60 screens regionally
Cinemark 22 and IMAX
Cinemark Movies 12
Cinemark at Antelope Valley Mall
BLVD Cinema
Hitching Post Theaters
Ridgecrest Cinemas

Regional Community Events

California City

http://www.californiacitychamber.com/
• Children’s Spring Easter Egg Hunt – Always the Saturday before Easter (March)
• Desert Tortoise Days (March until JUNE)
• Fire Works Gala (July)
• California City Renaissance Festival & Model Train show (Oct)
• Christmas tree lighting/parade and Holiday Village (December)
• The Desert Tortoise Research National Area accruable 24/7 365 days a year and biologist on hand every day to guide visitors and answer questions.

Greater Tehachapi

www.tvrpd.org
• City of Tehachapi Hotdog Festival, Tehachapi Mountain Beer & Wine Fest (Jul)
• Cheers to Charity, Tehachapi Mountain Festival (Aug)
• Tehachapi GranFondo: www.tehachapigranfondo.com
A cycling event for over 700 participants. The inaugural event attracted visitors from over 120 different cities and generated more than $300,000 in economic activity (Sep)
• Tehachapi Apple Festival (Oct)

Lancaster

http://www.destinationlancasterca.org/events
• Farmers Market; Every Thursday, Year-Round; The BLVD
• Sierra Toyota • Scion Concert Series; Every Thursday, June-October
• Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service (Jan)
• Los Angeles County Airshow, Egg Hunt Extravaganza (Mar)
• California Poppy Festival (April)
• Bacon, Blues & Brews (May)
• Lancaster Museum of Art & History (MOAH) Mother’s Day Tea & Exhibition (May)
• LPAC Foundation Gala and Grand Auction, Lancaster Jazz Festival, Thunder on the Lot (Jun)
• 4th of July Extravaganza (Jul)
• Antelope Valley Fair (Aug)
• Celebrate America on the BLVD, Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix, (Sep)
• Bark in the Park, The BOOLVD Halloween & Harvest Festival, California Circuit Finals Rodeo, MOAH Public Arts Foundation Gala (Oct)
• Field of Drafts Beer Festival (Nov)
• A Magical BLVD Christmas, Breakfast with Santa

Mojave

http://www.visitmojave.com/mojave-chamber-of-commerce/
• Plane Crazy Saturdays; year-round, 3rd Sat. of the month; Mojave Air & Space Port
• Gold Rush Days (October)
• Mojave Gold Rush Days (Sept)
• Salute to Veterens (November)
• Christmas Tress lighting (December)

Palmdale

www.cityofpalmdale.org/Residents/Recreation-and-Culture
• Color Vibe 5k Run (Jan)
• Bus Excursions (year round)
• Joe Davis Heritage Air Park Guide Tours (year round)
• Springfest – Egg Hunt (Mar)
• Family Movie Nights, National Night Out (Summer)
• Sundown in Dry town (Summer)
• Palmdale Amphitheater Concert Series (summer)
• Music in the park (summer)
• Playhouse Classic Movie Series (summer and winter)
• Freedom Symphony (July)
• Annual Kiwanis Club of the Av Duck Race (Sept)
• 9/11 Ceremony – Fallen Heroes (Sep)
• Grace fest – Christian Music Festival (Sep)
• Taste of Palmdale – (Sep)
• Making Strides against Cancer Walk – (Oct)
• Kaleidoscope Music and Art Festival (Oct)
• AV Wall- the Mobil Vietnam Wall (November)
• Heart Walk (November)
• Playhouse Holiday Open House – (Nov/Dec)
• Play house Singalong with Santa (December)
• Jingle Bell Run (December)
• Antelope Valley Mall Tree Lighting Ceremony, Palmdale Chamber’s Christmas Parade – (Dec)

Quartz Hill

www.quartzhillchamber.com
• Almond Blossom Festival (Mar)
• East Sunrise Service (March/April)
• Fishing Derby-(March, May, and November)
• Juneteenth (June)
• Summer Concert and Movie Series (June-September)

Ridgecrest

www.visitdeserts.com
• Economic Outlook Conference (February)
• Petroglyph Tours, (Spring and Fall)
• Wildflower Exhibit, (April)
• Petroglyph Education Foundation Golf Tournament, (May)
• Star Follies, (May)
• Desert Empire Fair, (October)
• Ridgecrest Petroglyph Festival, (November)
• Ridgecrest Desert Classic-High Sierra Cyclists, (November)
• High Desert Ultra Marathon 50K/30K- OTHTC, (December)
• Farmers Markets, (Weekly)

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