A lot to do and see over 9 days in October

Here is a tentative schedule of events provided by the Taft Oildorado Committee. The list is subject to change. It may not be complete and more events may be added, but it gives you a good idea of all the events being planned:

Thursday, October 8
5 pm- 8 pm
Taft College Annual Cookout
29 Cougar Court (Taft College)
Tickets $20 adults, $10 students

 Friday, October 9
10 am – 4 pm
Old Timers Registration
1168 Wood St (West Kern Oil Museum)
10 am-5 pm First Day Issue Stamp
501 North St (Oildorado Headquarter Store)
12 pm-2 pm Civic Luncheon
Main & 6th Street (Oildorado Pavilion)
6 pm-12 am Super Cruise Night on Center Street
Featuring Truxton Mile
on stage at North & 5th Street
6:30 pm-9:30 pm WCMA Oildorado Kickoff Concert
Featuring: Sidewalk Prophets and Love & The Outcome
Main & 6th Street (Oildorado Pavilion)
Tickets $20
7 pm-10 pm TUHS Varsity Football Game
TUHS Martin Memorial Stadium

Saturday, October 10
7 am- 4 pm Taft Chamber Car Show
Downtown (Center & 6th Street)
Registration 7-10 am at Oildorado Pavilion
Awards at 2 pm
Day of Registration $30
9 am-6 pm Food & Vendor Booths
4th to 10th Street between Main & Supply Row
Rails to Trails
Oildorado Midway
9 am- 4 pm
West Kern Oil Museum Boomtown Days & BBQ
1168 Wood Street (West Kern Oil Museum)
10 am-4 pm Old Timers Registration
1168 Wood St (West Kern Oil Museum)
1 pm-6 pm Petroleum Club Oilfield Skills Competition
Sign-ups begin at 9 am
450 Petroleum Club Rd (Taft Petroleum Club)
6 pm TUHS Class of '95 - 20 year Reunion
205 N. 10th Street (OT Cookhouse)
Tickets $30, Open to 90’s graduates
6pm Westside WreckHers Roller Derby Oildorado Exhibition Bout
801 4th Street (The Rec ‘N Yard)

Sunday October 11
9 am-6 pm Food & Vendor Booths
4th to 10th Street between Main & Supply Row (Oildorado Midway)
11am-4pm Whiskerino, Costume, Tessie Garratt Ponytail and Bun Contests
Main & 6th Street (Oildorado Pavilion)
1 pm- 4 pm Old Timers Registration
1168 Wood St (West Kern Oil Museum)

Monday, October 12
10 am-4 pm Old Timers Registration
1168 Wood St(West Kern Oil Museum
6 pm Every Little Crook and Nanny Dinner Theater
101 Highway 33 (Westside Believers Fellowship)

 Tuesday, October 13
10 am-4 pm Old Timers Registration
1168 Wood St (West Kern Oil Museum)
6 pm Every Little Crook and Nanny Dinner Theater
101 Highway 33 (Westside Believers Fellowship)

Wednesday, October 14
10 am-4 pm Old Timers Registration
1168 Wood St (West Kern Oil Museum)
5 pm-10 pm Oildorado Queens Pageant
Main & 6th Street (Oildorado Pavilion)
Admission
6 pm-10 pm Petroleum Club Industry Night
450 Petroleum Club Road (Taft Petroleum Club)
Admission

 Thursday October 15
7 am-8 am Hot Air Balloons Media Event
Supply Row and 10th Street (Oildorado Midway – West End)
10 am-4 pm Old Timers Registration
1168 Wood St (West Kern Oil Museum)
5 pm-10 pm Carnival Begins 4-Day Run
Main & 10th Street (Oildorado Midway)
11am Former Oildorado Queens Luncheon
205 N. 10th Street (OT Cookhouse)
7pm-9 pm Oildorado Melodrama
“Wagon Wheels West”
701 Wildcat Way (Taft Union High School auditorium)
Admission

Friday, October 16
7 am-8 am hot air balloon lift off
Supply Row and 10th Street (Oildorado Midway – West End)
7 am-4 pm
West Kern Petroleum Summit Presented by the Taft College Foundation
Main & 6th Street (Oildorado Pavilion)
10 am-4 pm Old Timers Registration
1168 Wood St (West Kern Oil Museum)
5 pm-10 pm Carnival
Main & 10th Street (Oildorado Midway)
TBA Oilstock Music Festival
Featuring War, Monroy & Bridge
Franklin Field
6 pm-10 pm
Taft Lions Club & Kern Trail Riders Crab Feed
218 Taylor Street (Veterans building)
Over 21 only, Tickets $35
7 pm-9 pm Oildorado Melodrama
“Wagon Wheels West” 701 Wildcat Way
(Taft Union High School Auditorium)
Admission

Saturday October, 17
7am-8am Hot Air Balloon Lift Off
Supply Row and 10th Street (Oildorado Midway – West End)
9am-6pm Food & Vendor Booths
4th to 10th Street between Main & Supply Row
Rails to Trails  (Oildorado Midway)
10am-12pm Oildorado Grand Parade
Starts at 6th & Ash St, then East on Center St.,  Grand Stand in front of Lincoln School 810 6th Street
10am-4pm Old Timers Registration
1168 Wood St (West Kern Oil Museum)
12 pm-10 pm Carnival
Main & 10th Street (Oildorado Midway)
12 pm-4 pm
West Kern Oil Museum Ice Cream & Tours
1168 Wood Street
(West Kern Oil Museum)
12pm-10pm Carnival
Main & 10th Street (Oildorado Midway)
12 pm-4 pm West Kern Oil Museum Ice Cream & Tours
1168 Wood Street (West Kern Oil Museum)
1pm, The Oasis Bar & Restaurant Bloody Mary Contest
414 North Street (The Oasis)
TBD Oilstock Music FestivalFeaturing Foghat, Monroy, Skynnard Lynnard, Bridge, & Truxton Mile (Franklin Field)
4pm Alumni Football Game
(TUHS Martin Memorial Stadium)
6 pm-12 am Class of 1968 50’s, 60’s, 70’s Dinner and Dance
450 Petroleum Club Road (Taft Petroleum Club)
Pre-sale $25, At Door $35 Dinner and Dance, Dance $15
7 pm Kern County Raceway Park 2nd Annual Citgo Lubricants Fall Shootout
13500 Raceway Blvd (Kern County Raceway)
7 pm-11 pm
Taft Midway-Sunset Lions Club Casino Night (8pm-11pm Gaming)
218 Taylor Street (Taft Veteran’s Hall)
Tickets $40 Single, $75 Couple
7 pm-9 pm Oildorado Melodrama
“Wagon Wheels West”
701 Wildcat Way (Taft Union High School Auditorium)
Admission
12pm-10pm Carnival

Sunday, October 18
7 am-8 am Hot Air Balloon Lift Off
Supply Row and 10th Street (Oildorado Midway – West End)
9 am-6 pm Food & Vendor Booths
4th to 10th Street between Main & Supply Row (Rails to Trails)
Oildorado Midway
10:30 am WCMA Community Church Service featuring Aaron Perlman
Main & 6th Street  (Oildorado Pavilion)
TBA Oilstock Music Festival
Featuring Taylor Hicks, Junior Brown, & Truxton Mile (Franklin Field)
11am-7 pm Taft Petroleum Club Horseshoes Event
Sign ups begin 8am
450 Petroleum Club Rd (Taft Petroleum Club)
12 pm-10 pm Carnival
Main & 10th Street (Oildorado Midway)
1pm-4pm
Old Timers Registration
1168 Wood St (West Kern Oil Museum)
2 pm-4 pm Oildorado Melodrama Matinee “Wagon Wheels West”701 Wildcat Way
Taft Union High School Auditorium
Carnival Main & 10th Street (Oildorado Midway)
12 pm-4 pm West Kern Oil Museum Ice Cream & Tours
1168 Wood Street (West Kern Oil Museum)
7 pm-9 pm Oildorado Melodrama “Wagon Wheels West”
701 Wildcat Way
Taft Union High School Auditorium
Admission