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Ridgecrest Festival Brings Native American Petroglyphs To Life

Nov 1, 2019

For this segment of The Weekend, we’re taking you to the Mojave Desert – specifically to the Kern County City of Ridgecrest, which boasts the western hemisphere’s largest collection of Native American Petroglyphs.

On November 2 and 3, the city will be hosting the sixth annual Ridgecrest Petroglyph Festival, which draws in 20,000 visitors for tours of the protected artwork as well as Native American performers and a gem and mineral show. For more, FM89’s Kerry Klein interviews two of the organizers, Elizabeth Nalagan and Kari Crutcher of the Ridgecrest Visitors Center.