Event Chronicles

2019 Corvettes of Bakersfield Wine Run

2019 Corvettes of Bakersfield Wine Run

Many thanks to Tony Ennis and Chevy Garza for putting together the 2019 Corvettes of Bakersfield Wine Run To Paso Robles this past weekend. As usual, we had a great time with 9 Corvettes caravanning in addition to 6 “tin” cars, quite a bit less than the normally 20-30...

Breakdown, Shakedown at Larry’s Shop

Breakdown, Shakedown at Larry’s Shop

This event was a first for COB. Our president, Larry Young, graciously offered his shop to the membership to bring their Corvettes over to do some minor repairs. First he moved out his wonderful collection of Sunbeam Tigers and his partner’s Triumph TR7. That freed up...

September Members Meeting

September Members Meeting

Congratulations to our raffle winners at tonight‘s Corvettes of Bakersfield members meeting. They are Tony Ennis, Skip Schipper, Myna Stewart, Michael Rouw and Kathy Telese. Raffle prizes included two very good sized pumpkins as well as movie tickets, wine and a gift...

Chuy’s Cruise-In–September, 2019

Chuy’s Cruise-In–September, 2019

We are a hardy bunch! We had COB members with nine Corvettes braving the 103° heat tonight as we tried to scramble to find shade in Chuy’s parking lot for the weekly Chuy’s Cruise-in. In spite of the hot weather, we got to enjoy our root beer floats handily served by...

Merle Stone C8 Reveal

Merle Stone C8 Reveal

We had a nice run up to Tulare less than an hour north of Bakersfield this past Wednesday to view the brand new 2020 C8 Corvette. Nine intrepid travelers plus a guest drove north on the 99 to Merle Stone Chevrolet and were met up by several other members of our...

Firehouse Grill Cruise-In–August, 2019

Firehouse Grill Cruise-In–August, 2019

Many thanks to Danny Ellison for organizing last night's club event where over 30 Corvettes of Bakersfield members enjoyed an evening of Corvette Camaraderie at Firehouse's Friday Night Graffiti. Click on link for more pictures on our Flickr page:...

Run to Ventura–Camarillo

Run to Ventura–Camarillo

Much thanks to John and Cher for putting on a great run to Ventura and Camarillo. Our adventure began with a pitstop at the Santa Barbara Pistachio company on 3380 Hiway 33 in Ventucopa. The Santa Barbara Pistachio Company is well known as “the Original Home of the...

COB Member’s Meeting–August

COB Member’s Meeting–August

We had another full house at our monthly meeting tonight. We are preparing for our Camarillo run this weekend and making big plans for our Annual Wine Run to Paso Robles and our Vettes for Vets car show to be held on November 9th benefiting four of our local veteran...

Chuy’s Cruise-in–August

Chuy’s Cruise-in–August

We had a very nice, more like warm, afternoon at the Corvettes of Bakersfield monthly gathering at Chuy’s. 14 Vettes, a couple of non-members included, were lined up nice and pretty and as the evening wore on, things were starting to get a lot cooler. After a nice...

Firehouse Grill Cruise-in–July

Firehouse Grill Cruise-in–July

What can I say… who wants to sit outside in the shadeless parking lot in 107° weather to bake in the sun? We are tough, but we like to be in air-conditioned comfort so we sat inside the Firehouse restaurant and had a few beers, tacos, pizza and sandwiches at the...