Activities in McFarland

18-Hole Round of Golf for Two or Four with Cart Rental and Range Balls at Buena Vista Golf Course (Up to 48% Off)

Buena Vista Golf Course

Golf Course

Large greens and hilly terrain spread across a 6,710-yard course surrounded by scenic views of farmland and mountains

$92 $49

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$199 for a Tandem Skydive Jump with Souvenir T-Shirt, Photos, and Video from Skydive Taft ($300 Value)

Skydive Taft

Taft

An experienced skydiving instructor also serves as documentarian, capturing a tandem jump from 9,000 ft. with high-resolution video & stills

$300 $199

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$20 for Registration for One Child in the Mud Factor Kidz Obstacle-Course Run ($40 Value)

Mud Factor Kidz

Hart Memorial Park

Pint-sized version of the Mud Factor 5K sends kids ages 4–13 racing through mud pits and over obstacles in a fun, friendly competition

$40 $20

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Harlem Globetrotters Game at Rabobank Arena on February 10, 2015, at 7 p.m. (40% Off)

Harlem Globetrotters

Rabobank Arena

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Ball-spinning antics abound as this world-famous exhibition basketball team dazzles in a comic and athletic performance

$46.45 $28

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$20 for a Monster X Tour Package with a Pit Pass at Rabobank Arena on January 23 ($33.65 Value)

Monster X Tour

Rabobank Arena

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Roaring monster trucks thrill motorsports fans in an high-octane evening of races, wheelies, and car crushing

$33.65 $20

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Short-Track Racing Experience or Ride-Along at Rusty Wallace Racing Experience (Up to 55% Off)

Rusty Wallace Racing Experience

Kern County Raceway Park

Professional drivers sate passengers’ need for speed in stock cars during exciting ride-alongs and racing experiences

$99 $49

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Public Skating Admission and Skate Rental for Two or Four at SJCH Ice Center of Bakersfield (Up to 50% Off)

San Joaquin Community Hospital Ice Center

Downtown Bakersfield

Two or four guests strap on rental skates and glide around an indoor climate-controlled rink set to under 60 degrees

$22 $11

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$70 for $200 Worth of Personal Training — Daniel Church Personal Training

Daniel Church Personal Training

Bakersfield

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$200 $70

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Scuba-Diving Certification Course for One or Two Including Gear Rental at Bakersfield Scuba (Up to 49% Off)

Bakersfield Scuba

Bakersfield Scuba

Divinng-certification course dives and equipment rental as well as classroom studies

$375 $199

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Three or Six Bicycle Motocross Practice Sessions at Metro BMX (Up to 50% Off)

Metro BMX

Metro BMX

Led by experienced athletes, aspiring BMX and motocross champs learn basic and advanced techniques to help get them through any dirt course

$21 $11

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Four or Two Large Buckets of Range Balls at Jose's Golf Range and Pro Shop (50% Off)

Jose's Golf Range and Pro Shop

Jose's Golf Range

Each large bucket of range balls can be shared between two people

$44 $22

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$50 for $99 Worth of Personal Fitness Program — Coombs Sport & Fitness

Coombs Sport & Fitness

Rosedale

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$99 $50

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Mini Golf and Go-Karts for Two or Four at Camelot Park (Up to 50% Off)

Camelot Park

Bakersfield

Enjoy a go-kart track with stretches and wide curves and a mini-golf course with 18 holes, waterfalls, a pink castle, and a windmill

$30 $15

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Kern County Museum Visit for Two or Five (Up to 50% Off)

Kern County Museum

Bakersfield

See 150-year-old buildings in the Pioneer Village and explore the history of California oil in the Black Gold exhibit

$50 $25

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10 or 20 Bootcamp Classes at BakersFIT (Up to 66% Off)

BakersFIT

Bakersfield

Trainers run exercisers throught full-body calisthenics to help folks build lean muscle and burn calories

$150 $53

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Private Training Sessions or Small Group Sessions for Two or Four at U R Ready Fitness (Up to 76% Off)

U R Ready Fitness

Riverlakes ranch community park

Work out one-on-one with trainer Yvonne, or grab a few friends for a small group training session

$360 $87

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One Month or Two Weeks of AthleteFit Classes at Pinnacle Performance Institute (Up to 76% Off)

Pinnacle Performance Institute

Rosedale

Fat burns through a medley of exercises that includes weightlifting, speed and agility work, and circuit and interval training

$159 $41

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Skate Rentals and Soft Drinks for 2 or Up to 10 at Skateland Inc. (Up to 59% Off)

Skateland Inc.

Southgate

Sip a soft drink or slip into a pair of inline skates and take the floor during a public skate session

$22 $9

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30 Days of Cardio Kickboxing Classes for One or Two at Next Step Crossfit (Up to 70% Off)

Next Step Crossfit

Bakersfield

Motivating staff includes police officers and certified instructors; multifaceted classes eschew the boredom of typical cardio workouts

$99 $39

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Tennis 101 Clinic or Cardio Tennis at Cliff Drysdale Tennis at In-Shape Sport: Laurel Glen (Up to 58% Off)

Cliff Drysdale Tennis at In-Shape Sport

In-Shape: Laurel Glen (Bakersfield)

Learn the fundamentals of tennis play with an introductory clinic or stay in shape with a tennis-influenced cardio workout

$60 $25

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Two or Four Day Passes, Including Indoor Surfing, Rock Climbing, and Gym at McDermont Field House (50% Off)

McDermont Field House

Lindsay

Work out in a fitness center, ride an indoor wave, take a swim, or scale a more than 50-foot indoor climbing wall

$29.84 $15

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$39 for an Individual, Couple, or Family Membership Enrollment to Evolutions Fitness & Wellness (Up to $275 Value)

Evolutions Fitness & Wellness

Tulare

Membership enrollment to Tulare Regional Medical Center's fitness facility grants access to more than 100 weekly classes and a lap pool

$275 $39

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One-Hour Try Scuba Class for One or Two at Central Valley Scuba Center (70% Off)

Central Valley Scuba Center

Tulare

Certified diving instructors provide students with equipment and teach safety and diving basics

$50 $15

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Two Personal-Training Sessions for Two or Four at Leo Costa Jr's Automatic Fitness Plus (Up to 56% Off)

Leo Costa Jr's Automatic Fitness Plus

Tulare

Former Mr. USA Leo Costa, Jr.'s leads small groups in his micro circuit-training technique, which helps prevent workout plateaus

$100 $49

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One-Month Membership with a Personal-Training Session at Dick & Jane's Gym and Studio (65% Off)

Dick And Jane's Gym And Studio

Tulare

From the merchant: Personal training session with gym membership for one month, strength training and technique by a fitness professional.

$145 $51

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R/C Off-Road Racing for Two or Four at Exeter Hobbies (Up to 50% Off)

Exeter Hobbies

Exeter

Step behind the controls of a remote control while racing, jumping, and skidding rental trucks around an indoor off-road track

$20 $11

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$330 for $600 Worth of Personal Training — Raise The Bar Fitness

Raise The Bar Fitness

Visalia

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$600 $330

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One Month of Group Training or Four Semiprivate Personal-Training Sessions at California Fitness Academy (Up to 63% Off)

California Fitness Academy

Visalia Industrial Park

Personal trainers work with clients to develop and achieve fitness goals, whether in a group setting or in small 2- to 5-person sessions

$157 $58

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18 Holes of FootGolf for One or Two at Valley Oaks Golf Course (Up to 60% Off)

Valley Oaks Golf Course

Visalia

Players take to the course for 18 holes of FootGolf—a combination of soccer and golf in which players kick soccer balls into larger holes

$52 $21

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6 Weeks of Unlimited Boot Camp Classes from Elite Body Image (55% Off)

Elite Body Image

Visalia

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$270 $121

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$108 for $216 Worth of Personal Training at Empower Fitness Training

Empower Fitness Training

Central Visalia

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$216 $108

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$39 for a One-Month Membership at CrossFit West Visalia ($135 Value)

CrossFit West Visalia

Visalia Industrial Park

Certified coaches lead students through high-intensity workouts that combine cardio and strength exercises

$135 $39

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18-Hole Round of Golf Including Cart Rental for Two or Four at Phoenix Sunrise Golf Course (Up to Half Off)

Phoenix Sunrise Golf Course

Lemoore

Twosomes and foursomes make their way along an 18-hole course with assistance from rental carts

$64 $32

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Drive One or Two Laps in a Luxury Car from G1Tour (Up to 89% Off). Five Tracks Available.

G1Tour

Multiple Locations

Drive an Audi, Lamborghini, Ferrari, Porsche, or Nissan GTR on tracks ranging from 2.2 km to 4.4 km

C$339.33 C$63

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Four or Six Weeks of Fat Loss Programming and Boot Camp at TruBody Fitness (Up to 74% Off)

TruBody Fitness

Burlington

Students gain the tools to lose fat forever with a results-based training program that motivates the mind and moves the body

C$150 C$50

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Four-Hour Intro to Fly Fishing Class for 1, 2, or 4 at Central Sierra Fly Fishing Adventures (Up to 48% Off)

Central Sierra Fly Fishing Adventures

Avocado Lake

Instructors nurture first-time anglers with detailed introduction to casting technique, equipment, tying knots, and dry fly entomology

$125 $69

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"Men Are from Mars Women Are from Venus LIVE!" on Saturday, December 20, at 8 p.m. (Up to 51% Off)

"Men Are from Mars Women Are from Venus LIVE!"

Tower Theatre for the Performing Arts

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Based on the hit book by John Gray, Peter Story’s live performance elicits knowing laughter from both sexes

$57.50 $28

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$15 for Mini Golf, Rides, and Games for Two at Blackbeard's Family Entertainment (Up to $49 Value)

Blackbeard's Family Entertainment

Freno Yosemite International Airport

Saloons and pirate ships flank the mini golf courses, and go-karts and laser tag provide active fun

$49 $15

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Six Training Sessions from Golfers Performance Training (81% Off)

Golfers Performance Training

Woodward Park

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$450 $85

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One- or Three-Month Membership at Curves (Up to 80% Off)

Curves

Fresno

Experienced trainers watch over gym-goers using hydraulic resistance machines designed exclusively for female fitness needs

$138 $27

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Four or Eight Drop-In Dance, Theater, Music, or Arts Classes at California Arts Academy (50% Off)

California Arts Academy

Multiple Locations

Hands-on classes in art, music, and dance allow kids and adults to exercise creativity

$128 $64

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$18 for Paintball Package with All-Day Field Pass and Equipment at Maximum Paintball ($36 Value)

Maximum Paintball

Edison

Concrete blocks, pyramids, and wooden horses challenge fully outfitted paintballers engaged in supervised weekend battles

$36 $18

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$23 for One Month of Salsa Classes and Four Sunday Dance Socials at Pete and Carmen's Salsa Dance Academy ($80 Value)

Pete and Carmen's Salsa Dance Academy

Tower District

Certified instructors demonstrate salsa steps, spins, and turns for all skill levels; dance socials allow students to practice and mingle

$80 $23

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5 or 10 Indoor Boot-Camp Classes at Elite Fitness (Up to 55% Off)

Elite Fitness

Sierra

Group indoor boot-camp workouts appeal to all fitness levels, from beginner to advanced

$50 $25

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Four Weeks of Unlimited Martial Arts Classes at Tyshon Johnson Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy (54% Off)

Tyshon Johnson Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy

Fresno

From the merchant: Self-Defense, Judo, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Wrestling, Yoga and Cardio Fitness for Men, Women and Children of ALL AGES.

$140 $64

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One-Month Gym Membership and 8 or 12 Group Coaching Boot-Camp Classes at Body Temple Fitness (Up to 65% Off)

Body Temple Fitness

Woodward Park

Supplement one month of gym access with high-intensity boot-camp programs tailored specifically to each client's needs

$125 $50

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One Month of Unlimited Fitness Classes and Tanning, or Two Months of Unlimited Classes at Shapemakers (Up to 77% Off)

Shapemakers

Fresno

An all women gym that features Zumba, cycling, Pilates, and conditioning classes, among others; childcare is available during peak hours

$105 $24

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5 or 10 Yoga Classes, or 5 or 10 Tai-Chi and Yoga Classes at Egyptian Shaolin Martial Arts University (Up to 82% Off)

Egyptian Shaolin Martial Arts University

Fresno

Reach mental, physical, and spiritual peace with yoga; master defense training and reap health benefits with tai chi

$125 $25

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$350 for a Certification Course from Speakes for Scuba Diving ($500 Value)

Speakes for Scuba Diving

Fresno

Scott Speakes has 30 years of experience and is certified by the National Association of Underwater Instructors

$500 $350

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One Month of Tumbling or Parkour Classes or a Birthday Party for 20 at CheerForce Fresno (Up to 64% Off)

CheerForce Fresno

Bullard

Instructors teach kids 5 and up tumbling and parkour; birthdays include games, music, and cheer activities, as well as decorations and more

$55 $20

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$100 for $200 Groupon — No Limit Fitness

No Limit Fitness

Sierra Sky Park

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$200 $100

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10 or 20 Cross-Training or Kickboxing Classes at Thrive Training Center (Up to 94% Off)

Thrive Training Center

Fresno

Cross training includes high-intensity interval training and functional moves; kickboxing uses kicks, punches, and self-defense techniques

$200 $17

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Fresno Art Museum One-Year Individual or Family Membership, or Visits for Two or Four (Up to 62% Off)

Fresno Art Museum

Fresno

Modern and contemporary art, as well as pre-Columbian ceramics exhibits; membership includes guest passes and discounted special events

$50 $19

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Cross-Training Classes from the PowerPlant at Sierra Athletic Club (Up to 67% Off)

The Power Plant at Sierra Athletic Club

Hoover

Cross-training classes combine kettle bells, TRX straps, wall balls, plyo boxes, and other unique equipment to keep workouts engaging

$149 $49

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Four or Eight Kids' or Adult Hawaiian and Tahitian Dance Lessons at Polynesian Club of Fresno (50% Off)

Polynesian Club of Fresno

Fresno

Traditional dance troupe shares the steps and culture of Hawaii and Polynesia during 35 classes per week

$40 $20

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$48 for $95 Toward 1 month of Dance and Registration Groupon — Cen Cal Dance

Cen Cal Dance

Fresno

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$95 $48

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Zumba Classes, Boot-Camp Classes, or Personal Training Sessions at Tiffany's Fitness (Up to 72% Off)

Tiffany's Fitness

The Cultural Arts District

Workout with an experienced coach, personal trainer, and Zumba instructor during fitness classes or hour-long personal training sessions

$50 $16

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6 or 12 Group Pilates Reformer Classes or 5 Personal Training Sessions at Brand E Pilates (Up to 58% Off)

Brand E Pilates

Fresno

Pilates class changes up exercises weekly using reformer and various equipment to workout all muscle groups

$138 $61

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4, 8, or 16 Tai Chi Classes at Tai Chi for Wellness (Up to 70% Off)

Tai Chi for Wellness

Tai Chi for Wellness

Tai chi classes promote wellness and health through slow, sequenced movements

$40 $17

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Classic Film Series for One or a Family at Warnors Center For The Performing Arts (Up to 53% Off)

Warnors Center For The Performing Arts

Fulton Mall

Classic films played on the first Thursday of each month inside a historic theater

$40 $19

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Two Hours of Trampoline Jumping for Two, Four, or Six at Aerosports Fresno (Up to 50% Off)

Aerosports Fresno

Hoover

Springy trampolines propel visitors of all ages through arenas and into foam pits during open-jump sessions

$36 $18

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5 or 10 Yoga Classes at Perfect Balance Yoga (Up to 48% Off)

Perfect Balance Yoga

Fresno

Learn or refresh your yoga basics during classes that range in style that include Ashtanga, Iyengar & Restorative

$100 $52

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10 Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at Sisters Yoga (Up to 68% Off)

Sisters Yoga

Fresno

Restorative & hot yoga in a room heated to 90 degrees encourage an all-female clientele to boost flexibility, calm minds & tone muscles

$120 $39

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Winetastings for One, Two, or Four at 12 Wineries from Passport Central Coast (Up to 51% Off)

Passport Central Coast

Multiple Locations

A passport lets you explore 12 different central-coast wineries and enjoy tastings at each

$39 $19

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Wine Tasting for Two or Four with Cheese at D'Anbino Vineyards & Cellars (Up to 55% Off)

D'Anbino Vineyards & Cellars

El Paso de Robles (Paso Robles)

Tasters can imbibe half-ounce samples of the seven wines and pair them with cheese

$20 $10

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Three-Lap Drive or Ride-Along in an Exotic Supercar on a Real Racetrack from Xtreme Xperience (Up to 50% Off)

Xtreme Xperience

Willow Springs International Raceway

Drive exotic cars like a Ferrari, Lamborghini, Nissan, Audi, and more at high speeds on a professional racetrack

$259 $129

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3-Lap Ride-Along or 10- or 15-Lap Driving Session with Kenny Wallace Dirt Racing Experience (Up to 55% Off)

Kenny Wallace Dirt Racing Experience

Multiple Locations

Ride along with a dirt-track driver or take the wheel for a 10- or 15-lap experience in a Dirt Late Model car

$129 $64

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100-Lap Racing Adventure for One or Two with Option for 125cc Cart at Willow Springs Racing (Up to 59% Off)

Willow Springs Racing

Rosamond

In go-karts outfitted with 4-stroke Honda engines, racers reach speeds up to 50-mph as they complete 100-laps around the track

$425 $299

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Up to 27 Holes of Golf with Range Balls and Cart Rental for 1, 2, or 4 at Blacklake Golf Resort (Up to 53% Off)

Blacklake Golf Resort

Blacklake

Three distinct nine-hole courses represent the varied challenges of golf in the Central Coast, from breezy valleys to towering oak trees

$170 $80

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$79 for a One-Hour Lesson for Two with Green Fees and Cart at Monarch Dunes Golf Club ($250 Value)

Monarch Dunes Golf Club

Woodlands

Lessons held on unique 12-hole, par-three course that features links-style play

$250 $79

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"A Slice of Comedy" with Mike Wirtz, Danny Minch, and Keith Carey on Saturday, December 27 (Up to 44% Off)

A Slice of Comedy

Mother Mary's

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Standup from comics Mike Wirtz, Keith Carey, and Danny Minch

$21.60 $12

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Two Hours of Range Time for One, Two, or Four with Equipment Rental at Impact Archery (Up to 57% Off)

Impact Archery

Clovis

Choose from a selection of bows and take aim at targets during two hours of free-form range time

$26 $13

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$80 for a Four-Session Horsemanship Course at ML Performance Horses ($210 Value)

ML Performance Horses

Sanger

Instructors meet with riders for 90-minute sessions that focus on fine-tuning horse-riding skills in the Western or English disciplines

$210 $80

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$13 for Three Open-Play Passes for One Child at The Jungle Party House ($27 Value)

The Jungle Party House

Clovis

Youngsters scale jungle gym, croon favorite jams at karaoke, bound about in bounce house and concoct arts and crafts at indoor playground

$27 $13

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$45 for $100 Groupon toward Two Hours of Personal Training — G5 Sports Fitness

G5 Sports Fitness

Clovis

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$100 $45

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Microdermabrasion or Peels from Megan Pacheco at Illuminate Hair Studio and Spa (Up to 54% Off). Four Options Available.

Megan Pacheco at Illuminate Hair Studio and Spa

Downtown Clovis

Licensed esthetician Megan Pacheco exfoliates and rejuvenates skin with microdermabrasion treatments or all-natural peels

$100 $49

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Two Weeks of Membership and Unlimited Fitness Classes at House of Fitness (70% Off)

House Of Fitness

Clovis

Full access to all of House of Fitness' exclusive classes, home to Les Mills programming. All Fitness levels welcome.

$100 $30

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Two or Four Weeks of Boot-Camp Classes with Body Analysis at Fit For Life (Up to 92% Off)

Fit For Life

Clovis

Indoor boot-camp classes chisel slimmer physiques with cardio, weights, and core work, plus a body assessment and nutrition tips

$224 $19

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Six Training Sessions from Matt Brown Personal Training (81% Off)

Matt Brown Personal Training

Clovis

Kickboxing or personal training sessions from a certified instructor at a private facility

$480 $91

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At The Aviator Casino, folks can gamble like a cowboy and eat like a king. Players sidle up to a variety of gaming options including Pure Blackjack, Pai Gow Poker, 3-card Poker, Texas Hold 'Em, and Pure Spanish Blackjack—a version of the game where the gambler's blackjack always beats the dealer's—or divine the sweet, fickle whims of Lady Luck during rounds of Mexican Poker or Deep Stack Texas Hold 'Em. Famished card sharks can head over to the The Aviator Casino Bar & Grill. There, diners sample a veritable smorgasbord of international cuisine, including full-pound Angus beef burgers, 13-ounce rib eye steaks, lasagna, burritos, and teriyaki chicken. The casino is conveniently located 500 yards from the runway, so pilots and passengers can get off their jets and belly right up to the tables. GEGA #'s: 2125, 3252, 3944, 3154, 3060.

1225 Airport Drive
Delano,
CA
US

Designed by international golf architect Robert Dean Putman, the challenging 18-hole course spans more than160 acres. During the game (up to a $20 value per person), golfers refusing to hitchhike can navigate the terrain in one of Valley Rose's quality golf carts (up to a $10 value), finely tuned for scaling hills, making sharp turns, and morphing into a time traveling robot should the need arise. After conquering the course's lush landscape and tricky topography, golfers are encouraged to visit Valley Rose's Pro Shop to compare their scores with other recent players, or wind down in their clubhouse which features a restaurant, meeting rooms, and banquet facilities.

301 Leonard Ave
Wasco,
CA
US

Tucked amid the shadows of eucalyptus trees and mexican palms, Buena Vista Golf Course roams across 6,710 yards of dramatically undulating terrain. Throughout the par-72 layout, golfers grapple with uneven lies wrought by the hilly topography, as well as large, contoured greens that require a soft touch with the putter. As players make their way from tee to green, hillcrests offer glimpses of the surrounding farmland, the two lakes that comprise Buena Vista Aquatic Recreation Center, and distant mountains as they ripple out into the horizon and hide the unsightly edge of the earth. Guests looking to polish their game can consult Buena Vista's two PGA Class A professionals, who offer private lessons and club-fitting services.

Course at a Glance:

  • 18-hole, par-72 course

  • Total length of 6,710 yards from the back tees

  • Course rating of 72.9 from the back tees

  • Slope rating of 124 from the back tees

  • Four sets of tees per hole

  • Scorecard

10256 Golf Course Rd.
Taft,
CA
US

Sportations connects amateur adrenaline jockeys to certified professional adventurers, drawing from a nationwide network of aeronauts and speed demons to introduce habitual pedestrians to the wonders of skydiving, ballooning, hang gliding, and stock-car racing. Thrill seekers can zipline across a forest canopy, hollering like Tarzan or taunting nearby birds until they agree to race. Helicopter tours ferry patrons skyward over landmarks and cityscapes, whereas paragliding adventures get up close and personal with blue skies and clouds. For most sports, Sportations accommodates groups of any size, from physics classes empirically proving gravity's existence to solo ballooning supervillains declaring dominion over all they see.

500 Airport Road
Taft,
CA
US

The male and female firearm experts of American Home Defense shape their shooting and self-defense classes around legal regulations with an emphasis on personal safety. In private shooting lessons, students learn to handle three of the most common handguns and home-defense classes equip participants with the know-how to protect their families from intruders or a neighbor's moat monster.

7425 Valjean Avenue
Los Angeles,
CA
US

In 1868, a massive flood rolled down the Sierra Nevada Mountains, carrying tree after uprooted tree in its wake. Once the waters receded, those trees and the very confused squirrels hiding in them covered the Kern River valley. That's right where Thomas Barnes found them. So he cut them into logs and built a cabin from the ground up, then moved in with his wife and seven children. Today, that same cabin stands as one of the buildings within Kern County Museum's Pioneer Village.

The structures here are relics of several different times and places. Some came from old farms in the area, while others once stood on the main streets of towns?such as the Beale Memorial Clock Tower from old Bakersfield. While their original purposes have long since passed, the buildings still spring to life each time a visitor passes through. It's easy to imagine a blacksmith at work at the Calloway Ranch in the late 1800s, or the faithful tellers who saw The Kern Valley Bank through the Great Depression.

A different view of Kern County's history takes center stage inside the museum's other permanent attraction, Black Gold: The Oil Experience. Here, 9,640 square feet of exhibit space reveal how oil forms deep within the earth, as well as methods for its discovery and production. Other displays profile the workers and historical events that ultimately led to Kern County claiming 64% of California?s oil production.

3801 Chester Ave
Bakersfield,
CA
US