Fourth annual Wine Pairing Dinner, Jan. 28, 6 p.m., The Shed. Cost is $80 or two for $150. Winery is Burbank Ranch, food paired and created by Mano Lujan. Experience five wines and incredible cuisine. Call Linda at 818-519-7144 for tickets or ask any Rotarian.

Tehachapi Friends of the Library, used book sale, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday, Feb. 3, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Saturday, Feb. 4, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tehachapi Library. Call Melody at 825-5117.

Free adult computer class, covering MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and more, Mojave High School, Monday and Wednesday nights beginning in February, 5:30 to 8 p.m. Approximately 12 weeks, certificate upon completion. Call 824-4088.

State Labor Law and Payroll Tax Seminar, Thursday, Feb. 16, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Larry E. Reider Educational Center, 2000 K St., Bakersfield. Free to the public. Seating is limited. For reservations, call (888) 745-3886 or (866) 873-6083.

Tehachapi Municipal Airport Display Day, second Saturday of each month, 9 a.m. to noon.

Tehachapi Humane Society’s free and low-cost spay and neutering for feral cats. Vouchers are free or $20 depending on veterinarian chosen. Tehachapi Humane Society, 823-0699, line 2.

Double Diamond Country Dance, first and third Tuesday of each month, 6:30 to 9 p.m., Moose Lodge. 805-304-5299 or 661-221-2930.


National Active and Retired Federal Employees, Chapter 2352, Jan. 18, 8 a.m. Kelcy's restaurant on Tehachapi Boulevard. All current and retired federal employees and friends are welcome. Call Royal Mink at 821-1015.

Tehachapi Mountain Carvers, Saturday, Jan. 21, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tehachapi Senior Center, 500 E. F St. Classes for silhouette relief carving and open carving in the afternoon. Open to the public. Carvers meet every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to noon.

Freemasons, Jan. 25, 7 p.m., Masonic Center, 24309 Cummings Valley Road. Sojourners and the public are invited. Call Royal Mink at 821-1015.

California Rare Fruit Growers Kern Chapter, Saturday, Feb. 4, 10 a.m. to noon, Community Church of the Brethren, 327 A St., on the corner of Palm and A, Bakersfield. Topic will be composting by Dorie Giragosian. Call 638-0209.

Tehachapi Gandy Dancers workshops, Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m., Tehachapi Senior Center, 500 E. F St., $7.

Tehachapi Collaborative, fourth Thursday of each month, 8 a.m., Tehachapi Police Department, conference room.

Rotary Club, Thursdays, noon, Big Papa’s Steakhouse. 818-519-7144.

Kiwanis Club, Wednesdays, noon, Don Juan's. Guests and prospective members are welcome. Call 822-5379.

Lions Club, first and third Thursday of each month, 6:30 p.m., Tehachapi Senior Center.

Gateway Connections: (All classes: first class free, $25 one-time registration fee, $35 a month) Baila Folklorico dance classes, Mondays, 4 to 5 p.m. for advanced class, 5 to 6 p.m. for beginners, 100 E. E St.; Dudes & Divas, first and second Thursdays of each month, 4 to 5:30 p.m., Tehachapi Valley United Methodist Church, 20400 Backes Lane, $15 at the door for participants, $5 for caregivers. For more information, email

Tehachapi Valley Arts Association, board meetings, second Monday of each month, Visions Studio, 20733 South St., #C; general meetings, fourth Monday of each month, Kelcy’s Cafe.

Tehachapi Valley Gem and Mineral Society, meets fourth Thursday of each month, 7 p.m., Tehachapi Senior Center, 500 E. F St. Visit, or like them on Facebook.

Summit Singers rehearsals, Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Tehachapi Valley UMC, 20400 Backes Lane.

Tehachapi Senior Center, fundraising dinner held on third Friday of each month, doors open 4 p.m., dinner served at 5 p.m., 500 E. F St. Cost is $5 to $10. All are welcome. Door prizes and 50/50 drawing. Call 822-5422.

Weekly schedule:

Monday: Yoga, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, noon; Mexican Train (dominoes), noon.

Tuesday: Pinochle/cards, 10 a.m.; Wood carving, 10 a.m.; Club Stretch, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, noon; Grief Support, 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday: Scrabble, 10 a.m.; Yoga, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, noon.

Thursday: Bridge/cards, 9:30 a.m.; Club Stretch, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, noon; Knitting & Crocheting, 1 p.m.

Friday: Lunch, noon; Poker 12:30 p.m., (except for the third Friday of each month).


American Legion, 126 E. F St.; Bingo on Fridays, 6 p.m.; meetings on third Wednesdays of each month, 7 p.m.; Auxiliary meetings on first Thursdays. Call 822-5271.

BeeKay Theatre, 110 S. Green St. Call 822-4037 for full schedule.

Dog House Saloon, 777 W. Tehachapi Blvd., DJ Mike, Tuesdays through Saturdays, 8 p.m. to closing; karaoke, Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Call 822-4200.

Fiddlers Crossing, 206 E. F St., Wednesdays, Open Mic night, 7 p.m., $6 or $3 for students, children under 12 free.

Local Craft Beer, 365 Enterprise Way, Suite G, Open Mic Night, Wednesdays, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Call 822-2337.

Moose Lodge, 123 W. F St., Tuesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; karaoke, Thursdays, 6 p.m.; men’s meetings, 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month, 7 p.m.; women’s meetings, 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month, 6 p.m.

Savannah’s Old Town Saloon, 20717 South St., DJ James, Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m. to closing; karaoke, Thursdays, 8 p.m. Call 823-1550.

Souza Family Vineyard, 26689 Cummings Valley Road: Wine Down Fridays, 5 to 7 p.m., Jan. 20 music by Gary Katz, Jan. 27 master impersonator Justin Hedberg. Call 822-9233.

Tehachapi Branch Library, 1001 W. Tehachapi Blvd., Suite 400-A: American Sign Language for Teens, Mondays, 4:30 p.m.; American Sign Language for Adults, Mondays, 4:30 p.m.; One-on-one computer tutoring, Wednesdays, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Preschool Storytime, Fridays, 10 a.m. Call 822-4938.

Tehachapi Depot Railroad Museum, 101 W. Tehachapi Blvd., open Thursday through Monday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 823-1100.

Tehachapi Museum and Errea House Museum, 310 S. Green St., Friday through Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. Call 822-8152.

Tehachapi Treasure Trove, 116 E. Tehachapi Blvd. Call 822-6794.

Ongoing classes include: Open studio sessions, Fridays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., $5; Drawing with the Right Side of the Brain with Lucinda Thomas, Mondays, 10 a.m. to noon, $15, reservations required; Kids Classes with Lucinda Thomas, Sundays and Mondays, 1 to 3 p.m., $15; Earth Clay with Gloria Moore, Tuesdays, 3 to 5 p.m., $25 per class plus clay; Adventures in Painting with Juanita Niemeyer, Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., $20 plus materials, bring a lunch.

Special classes: Iris Paper Folding (potpourri) with Janet Meabon, Jan. 21, 10 a.m. to noon, $20; Fiber Arts with Karen Stevens, Jan. 21, 1:15 to 4:30 p.m., $15; Mixed Media with Judith Campanaro, Jan. 28, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., $20 including supplies; Children's Painting with Judith Campanaro, Jan. 28, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., $20 plus supplies; Polymer Clay Petal Cane with Cathy Clark, Jan. 29, noon to 4 p.m.; $30 plus materials; Jewelry making with Dawn Callahan, Feb. 4, 1 to 4 p.m., $25 plus materials.

Triassic Vineyards, 24627 Cummings Valley Road, FOOD NiTe Fridays, 5 to 7 p.m., $13 dinner. Call 822-5341.

VFW Post #12114, 125 E. F St., counseling, first Wednesdays of each month, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

VFW Post #5948, 221 W. Tehachapi Blvd., karaoke with Erik, First Fridays, 7 to 11 p.m.; open juke box on remaining Fridays; pool tournaments, 8-ball on Tuesdays, 9-ball on Thursdays, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Call 822-7500.


Grief Share, Tuesdays beginning Feb. 7 through May 9, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Country Oaks Baptist Church, 20915 Schout Road. Grief Share is a confidential, non-denominational Christian based ministry to aid the community to process and deal with grief associated with loss of family and loved ones. Call 822-1379.

Divorce Care, beginning Jan. 31 through May 2, Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m., Country Oaks Baptist Church, 20915 Schout Road. Call 822-1379.

Respite for Caregivers, first and third Friday of each month, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tehachapi Senior Center, 500 E. F St. For reservation, call Chris Barrett at 821-1626.

Caregivers Education, fourth Thursday of each month, 1 p.m., Tehachapi Senior Center, 500 E. F St. Chris Barrett helps caregivers through support and information. Call 821-1626.

Links 4 Life Breast Cancer Support, second Thursday of each month, 6:30 p.m., Tehachapi Senior Center, 500 E. F St. Call Mary Von Blake at 805-0098.


Tehachapi Mountain Vineyard activities, 502 W. Pinon: High School Youth Groups, Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m., and Sundays, 11 a.m.; Monday Night Manna and free meal, second and last Mondays of each month, 6 p.m. Call 822-9313 or email Saundra Galloway at

Grace Fellowship Church, discussion group, Wednesdays, 7 to 8:15 p.m., 213 E. Tehachapi Blvd., free dinner served at 6 p.m. Call Terrence Flynn at 823-1950 or 310-561-0696.

Mountain Bible Church, 630 Maple St.: Youth group, Wednesdays, 6 p.m.; Bible study, Wednesdays, 6 p.m. and Book of Daniel on Fridays, 9:30 a.m.; Working Woman’s Bible study led by Carol Weston, Wednesdays, 6 p.m.; Women of the Word, Thursday, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday service, 10 a.m. Call 822-7541.

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