Classes & Events

Tehachapi Treasure Trove


August 18, 2018

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Juanita Niemeyer working with Terri Alverez.

The Tehachapi Treasure Trove is open Monday - Saturday 10 to 5 p.m., Sunday 11 to 4 p.m.

Visit us online at and on Facebook at or call us at (661) 822-6794. We are located at 116 East Tehachapi Blvd., across the street from the Water Tower.

Stop by and see our collection of uncommonly eclectic and unusually unique stuff. Remember we carry an extensive line of art, craft and scrapbooking supplies, and provide artist services in addition to local arts, handcrafts, jewelry, collectibles, music, yarn, gift items and more.


Come and join the fun.

No reservations necessary.

First Friday Fun Fest at Tehachapi Treasure Trove on Sept. 7 from 5 to 8 p.m. to feature Betty Flores and Sherrie Harris. These sisters have great fun making unusual pictures using paint pour, mixed media, acrylics and watercolor. Betty also creates fun pottery pieces. Come support these wonderful artists, listen to music by Art Larsen on clarinet, enjoy some food and wine.

Open Studios

Open Studios at the Treasure Trove do not require reservations – you can come and be inspired to do your best work (or play) in our comfortable and creative environment and share ideas with other artists and crafters. No teachers will be available during open studios. Come any time when the store is open and classes are not using the entire room. Three-hour Open Studio sessions are available for $5. Come on over and get busy being creative!

Monday and Friday mornings – 10 to 1 p.m. Open Studio - All Media.


Reservations for all classes with a deposit must be made at least 48 hours before the scheduled class. Students may bring their own supplies for classes or purchase supplies at the Treasure Trove. Please call (661) 822-6794 for additional information and reservations or visit us online.

Sunday afternoons from noon to 3 p.m., Playing with Paint with teacher Lucinda Thomas for $15. Fun with liquid acrylic paint pour, abstracts and multimedia. Bring your own paints and boards or purchase them at the Treasure Trove.

Tuesday mornings from 10 to 1 p.m. – Clay Hand-Building with Lucinda Thomas for $15 plus supplies and firing charge. Learn basic hand building techniques: slab, coil and pinch. Create small sculptures, bowls, plaques and other hand built pieces. Pieces must be dried before firing.

Wednesday mornings from 10 to 2 p.m. – Adventures in Painting with Juanita Niemeyer. A workshop for artists. Bring your own project or work on a project supplied by the teacher. Juanita is an experienced art teacher and can help with techniques for whatever you want to paint. Paint on canvas, wood, glass, paper or ceramic bisque. $20 per session (not including materials). A variety of materials are available for sale at the Treasure Trove. Come any Wednesday and experience your creativity. Please bring lunch. Lunch break will be half an hour.

Wednesday afternoons from 3:30 to 5 p.m. – Kid's Art (Ages 6-12) with Judith Campanaro for $40 a month plus supplies (no make-ups). Children will learn various art techniques for drawing and painting. $5 additional for supplies.

Aug. 27, Monday 1 to 3 p.m. – Art Journaling with Judith Campanaro for $15. This two hour session will meet every other week on Mondays. There are no special skills required. Art journaling is for everyone. Students will do a different spread in each session. The intent is to learn techniques to fill your journal with a combination of art, imagery and words. Students must supply their own journal or purchase one at the Treasure Trove.

Sept. 1, Saturday afternoon from 1 to 4 p.m. – Fiber Arts with Karen Stevens for $15 per session. Need help getting started or completing a project? Bring your project or idea to class and let Karen help you get going. Come once or every session. Beginners – Karen will teach you the basics. Projects may include knitting, crocheting, cross stitch, needle point, tatting and embroidery. Class repeats on first and third Saturdays.

Sept. 8, Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. – Painting for Adults with Judith Campanaro fro $15 plus supplies. Students will paint a complete picture with every class. Class repeats monthly on the second Saturday

Sept. 8, Saturday evening from 6 to 9 p.m. – Eat, Drink and Paint Merrily For $25. All canvases, brushes and paint supplies will be included along with wine and hors d'oeuvers. Come have fun and paint with other painters. Beginners welcome, we'll teach you to paint. Second Saturday every month.

Sept. 14, Friday Afternoon from 1 to 4 p.m. – Mixed Media with Judith Campanaro for $25 including supplies. Students will create a fun piece or art using mixed media techniques. Mixed media art refers to a visual art form that combines a variety of media in a single artwork. Mixed media meets monthly on the second Friday.

Sept. 15, Saturday afternoon, 1 to 4 p.m. – Jewelry Making with Dawn Callahan for $25 plus materials. Learn beading and jewelry making basics: Create your own necklace and earrings. Monthly classes available. June starts 3rd Saturday.


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