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Tehachapi Treasure Trove


July 6, 2019

Susanna Monette

Leila Kleiman working Glass with Angel Biezman.

The Tehachapi Treasure Trove is open Monday - Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. 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, as well as 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 Aug. 2 from 5 to 8 p.m.

The Treasure Trove will be featuring Alice Khteian and her Lurifasc Denim Designs. Alice creates unique clothing from recycled denim including purses, vests, shirts and skirts. All her pieces have great pockets making them a welcomed addition to any wardrobe. Come greet Alice and check out the offerings from our 55+ vendors, meet the artists, enjoy food and wine and listen to music by Art Larson on clarinet.

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!

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

Weekly classes

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.

Wednesday mornings from 10 a.m. 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. The $20 per session does not include materials. A variety of materials are available for sale at the Treasure Trove. Come any Wednesday and experience your creativity. Please bring lunch. Break will be half an hour.

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.

Scheduled classes

July 8 and 22 from 11 a.m. to 2 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.

July 13 from 10 a.m. to noon – Jewelry Basics with Ruthie Stockdale for $20 plus supplies. Choose your project and Ruthie will help you put it together. Earrings, necklaces, bracelets, suncatchers or use your imagination.

July 20 and Aug. 3 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.

July 27 from 1 to 4 p.m. – Fused Glass with Leila Kleiman for $45 plus supplies. Students will create a unique piece from pieces of glass. The pieces will be fired by the teacher and available the next week. The teacher will provide the base glass. Students can purchase the decorative glass pieces at the Treasure Trove.


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