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Classes & Events


January 18, 2020

Susanna Monette

Paint Night students.

The Tehachapi Treasure Trove is open Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 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, Feb. 7 from 5 to 8 p.m. First Friday will be celebrated at Tehachapi Treasure Trove. Featured will be a Jewelry Jamboree, just in time for Valentine's Day. We carry all kinds: rings, bracelets, necklaces and more. Come meet the artists, enjoy food, wine and music by Art Larsen on Clarinet.

Fiber Friday – The Fiber Friday Group, also known as Fiber Frogs, is currently meeting every Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Tehachapi Treasure Trove. Members of the group knit, crochet, weave on looms, weave baskets, embroider, dye silk, felt, needle point, make paper, make origami and more. Some even paint. They have nicknamed themselves the Fiber Frogs because if they make a mistake they have to "rip it, rip it, rip it."

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!

Sundays – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Fiber Open Studio for Knitting and Crocheting. Come and work with others doing similar projects. A teacher will be available to pop in and answer questions. $5 per session.

Tuesday – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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. $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; 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. The first Sunday of the month Lucinda will teach rock painting for those interested.

Scheduled classes

Jan. 23 & 30, Feb. 6 & 13 from 10 a.m. to noon – Drawing with Judith Campanaro for $80. A four session workshop for learning various drawing techniques. Students must be able to attend all four classes. Payment due prior to the first class.

Jan. 27 & Feb. 10 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. 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.

Feb. 1 & 15 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, needlepoint, tatting and embroidery. Class repeats on first and third Saturday.

Feb. 15 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. Third Saturday every month.


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