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Classes and events

Tehachapi Arts Center

First Friday is coming July 1. The Arts Center and several downtown businesses will be open and serving hors d’oeuvres, wine and punch. Come on out and make an evening of art and socializing. It’s free.

Improv Saturday night on July 9 Susan and Jonathan Hall will be back with their Improv Class. Always an exciting time, making new friends and honing your improvisational skills. Plus, Susan brings snacks, coffee and tea.

Children’s Art Class every Wednesday. Summer hours are 3 to 5 p.m. We can offer a private class for birthdays or your own group of friends. Call Grayson to make arrangements.

Coming up Aspiring musicians, Open Studio and Writers Workshop. Learn to play with others. We are looking for beginning/intermediate musicians for jam sessions. You should have the ability to play a few songs, but you don’t have to be very good. Call Mark at the center for more details (611) 822-6794

Lauraine Snelling, an established author, will be hosting a Writer’s Workshop for our authors.

We would like to remind everyone that the center has Open Studio time Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sew your quilt, paint a picture, sculpt or just socialize. Groups welcome. Call for your own time slot.

Alari Design

We have the best jewelry store in town. So, if you need a repair, watch battery or a new one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry come see Mike, his hours of operation are noon to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday or by appointment. Call or text (661) 805-0849 for more information.

Looking for teachers

Tehachapi Arts Center is looking for people to teach art classes. Share what you love with others and make a few dollars.

The Tehachapi Arts Center is a cooperative, continuing the heritage of Mel White’s Treasure Trove, providing a venue for local artisans to gather, learn, teach and, of course, display and sell their art. We are located at 116 E. Tehachapi Blvd. (across the street from the water tower). Open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., call (661) 822-6794.