Corks & Strokes



2623 F Street, Second Floor Suite M

Bakersfield, CA 93301


To reach us via phone for questions or reservations: 


Phone:  661-348-9860   (Call or text)


E-mail: bakersfieldcandsinfo@gmail.com

Our Address

Questions and Answers

Private Event?

We require a 10 person minimum at $25 per person to host your private event. You are welcome to have fewer people attend, but a 10 person minimum payment will be charged at the end of the event. In order to reserve the date we ask for a $50.00 deposit when scheduling. 

Are children  allowed in a Corks and Strokes class?

We offer child, adult (21 and over) and combination classes.  Combination classes are offered once a month on a selected Saturday at 1:00 pm and Adult only (21 and over) classes are offered in the evening time on Fridays and/or Saturdays. For combination classes children need to be accompanied by a painting adult. Please be advised by law you must be 21 year or older to consume alcohol.


What is the cost of a Corks and Strokes class?

Kids classes are $15 for a 1 hour & 20 minute class (11x14 painting).  All ages and adult admission for a 2-hour class is $25.00 (16x20 painting).


What is included in the price?

Admission includes acrylic paint, brushes, canvas, apron and easels. Your painted canvas will be taken with you at the end of the night. Adult/Combination classes receive a 16x20 canvas, child classes receive a 11x14 canvas.


How do I reserve my spot?

Reservations can be made by purchasing your ticket online at www.shop.corksandstrokes.com.


Do I need to sign up in advance?

Yes, reservations must be made prior to event by purchasing your ticket online at www.shop.corksandstrokes.com.


What do I wear?

Wear comfortable clothes that you can get dirty. We utilize acrylic paint, but just in case we also provide all painters aprons.


What time should I arrive to class?

Please arrive 15 minutes early to settle in and choose your seat. This will give you enough time to pour a drink and meet your neighbor. Unfortunately seating is first come, first serve basis. Classes start promptly on time. 


Can I bring snacks ?

You can bring snacks such as candy, fruit, cheese, chocolate etc. 


What type of beverages may I bring?

Corks and Strokes does not provide or sell any alcoholic beverages. You may bring wine or beer but no strong liquor is allowed.


Do you have bottle openers or glasses?

Corks and Strokes provides all the items to complete your artwork. We do not provide any bottle openers or glasses, please remember to bring them with you. 


What is your cancellation policy?

We do not provide refunds.  We require 72 hour notice in order to reschedule to another class. Group reservations require 72 hour notice. 


When does the new schedule come out?

Schedule will be posted for the current month. 


If I come with a group, can we sit together?

Accommodations can be made for groups of 4 or more. We do this automatically for any online reservation of 4 or more or your can register separately and request group seating by calling 661-348-9860.


Do you offer gift certificates?

Yes, gift certificates can be purchased online at www.shop.corksandstrokes.com. When you are ready to attend a class, check out our Calendar and find a painting you like.  Then email bakersfieldcandsinfo@gmail.com to reserve your spot!