Friday 13th annual Party in the Park, featuring wine tasting, hors d’oeuvres and silent auction, 5:30 p.m., CSUB, Alumni Park, 9001 Stockdale Highway.
$40 advance $50 day of the event. Proceeds benefit the Alumni Scholarship Fund. 654-3211. 23rd annual Bakersfield Jazz Festival, gates open at 6 p.m., festival begins at 7, with the Bob Mintzer Band, Darren Gholston, Kyle Eastwood gates open at 1 p.m., festival begins at 2 p.m. Saturday with Cecilia Noel and the Wild Clams, Brian Bromberg, Alison Brown, Tim Davies Big Band. Ends with a fireworks show, CSUB, Amphitheater, 9001 Stockdale Highway. Two-day combo $55 students $35 children under 12 free. or call 322-5200. Comedian Carlos Mencia, 7 p.m., Bakersfield Fox Theater, 2001 H St. $48.50. or 322-5200. Fourth annual Driller Football Hall of Fame Banquet, with six men being inducted, keynote speaker is Kevin McCarthy, social hour, silent auction, 6 p.m., Marriott Hotel at the Convention Center, 801 Truxtun Ave. $125. 397-9119. “Prelude to A Kiss,” 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday 2 p.m. Sunday, Bakersfield Community Theatre, 2400 S. Chester Ave. $10-$12. 831-8114. “Two Small Pieces of Glass,” doors open at 7:30 p.m. show begins at 8 p.m., Bakersfield College, Planetarium, Math and Science Building, room 112, 1801 Panorama Drive. $5 $3 students/seniors. 395-4326.

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