First Friday Fun Fest will be celebrated at Tehachapi Treasure Trove on Friday evening, May 3, from 5 to 8 p.m. The Treasure Trove will be featuring Karen Stevens' fiber arts supplies. Stevens has recently acquired the fiber arts supply area within the store. Join us to greet Stevens, check out the supplies, enjoy food and wine and listen to music by Art Larson on clarinet.

Stevens has been working with fiber arts for 65 years. She started learning knitting and crocheting from her grandmother when she was 8 years old. She then learned embroidery, needle point, cross stitch and tatting on her own. For several years, she has been teaching fiber arts at the Treasure Trove. She primarily teaches crocheting and knitting, but will teach the other fiber arts upon request.

With Dawn and Steve preparing to move to Alabama, Stevens was excited by the opportunity to acquire the fiber arts consignment at the Treasure Trove. Since then, she has been busy rearranging the area, increasing yarn stock and filling in other holes. She has added additional stock for embroidery and counted cross stitch and increased the selection of knitting needles and crochet hooks.

Tehachapi Treasure Trove is located at 116 E. Tehachapi Blvd., right across the street from the water tower in Railroad Park. Hours are daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Sundays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.). Be sure to stop by and see our collection of uncommonly eclectic and unusually unique stuff. Remember, we also carry an extensive line of art and craft supplies and artist services along with books and music. For additional information on any of our activities, classes and events, call 822-6794 or visit facebook.com/Tehachapi Treasure Trove.

Susanna Monette is one of the owners of Tehachapi Treasure Trove and has been an artist showing at several locations for many years.