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Tehachapi Treasure Trove


September 14, 2019

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Judith Campanaro working with Lauraine Snelling and Sherrie Harris.

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

Stop by and see our collection of uncommonly eclectic and unusually unique stuff. 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.

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.


Come and join the fun. No reservations necessary.

First Friday Fun Fest at Tehachapi Treasure Trove on Oct. 4 from 5 to 8 p.m.

The Treasure Trove will be celebrating our seventh birthday with historic photos, cake, balloons and a special opportunity drawing. Take home a memento of our celebration. While you are here check out the offerings from our 55 plus vendors, meet the artists, enjoy food and wine and listen to music by Art Larsen 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 supplies can be purchased 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, the 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

Sept. 19, 26, Oct. 3 and 10 from 10 a.m. to noon – Drawing Workshop with Judith Campanaro for $80. A four day workshop for learning various drawing techniques. Students must be able to attend all 4 classes. Payment due prior to the first class.

Sept. 21 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. 21 from 1 to 4 p.m. – Hammered Copper Bookmark with Cathy Clark for $20. Learn how to make a beautiful copper bookmark using basic tools. Learn how to texture metal. Embellish your bookmark with chain, beads and charms. Great class for beginners to advanced. Makes a great handcrafted gift. All materials included to make one bookmark. Additional beads and charms available for sale at the Treasure Trove.

Sept. 21 from 6 to 9 p.m. – Eat, Drink & Paint Merrily for $25. All canvases, brushes and paint supplies will be included along with wine and hors d'oeuvres. Come have fun and paint with other painters. Beginners welcome, we'll teach you to paint.

Sept. 23 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Art Journaling with Judith Campanaro for $20. 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. 28 from 1 to 4 p.m. – Fused Glass Suncatcher 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 basic glass. Students can purchase additional decorative glass pieces at the Treasure Trove.

Oct. 3 from 1 to 4 p.m. – Intro to Intuitive Painting for $25, plus $5 for a supply kit. Students will explore the creative practice of intuitive painting that awakens the inner muse and allows you to create passionately and freely. No experience is necessary. All that matters is the courage and openness to step into the spirit of exploration. After completing a painting, the class will discuss how the image represents a visual diary, offering insights about the inner works and giving guidance to help nurture the self.


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