The Tehachapi Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Dr. David Newby, will perform on Sunday, March 9 at Country Oaks Baptist Church beginning at 4 p.m.
The program opens with Grieg's Symphonic Dance in D Major, followed by Grieg's Piano Concerto featuring pianist Yung Mee Rhee.
Five of the Tehachapi Strings Orchestra musicians auditioned and were selected for the All Kern County High School or Middle School Honors Orchestra: Violinists Elena Quintanilla and Matthew Rails, Cellist Piper Meisler, String Bassist Manuel Quintanilla, and Oboeist Peter Schenck.
Tehachapi Christian Arts Fellowship (TCAF) will hold auditions March 8 and 9 for actors with stage director, Valerie Provines casting for various parts in an original play by Gail Martin & Dorothy McReynolds entitled "One Song."
The young fiddlers of Tehachapi will be starting off this year with the Amateur Fiddle Contest on March 08, 2014. The event will be held at Carden School of Tehachapi, 20419 Brian Way. Starting at 8 a.m., contestants will need to register for their chance to hopefully take their position in the First Place spot. The Amateur Fiddle Contest is centered on kids that are 18 and under to promote Music and Arts at a young age.
First Friday on March 7 features butter making at Tehachapi Community Church, 100 E. East Street, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m.
It has happened again: a giant sculpted cloud hovered over the Tehachapi area, pulling unwary residents up into its vortex and capturing them inside the cloud in a form of alien abduction. . . or at least that's what it looked like. It was actually just a lenticular cloud that appeared throughout the late afternoon of Feb. 12, becoming increasingly beautiful and colorful as the sun set, and all that it caught were people's attention, not their bodies. This particular cloud was a layered lenticular, a formation sometimes called "a stack of pancakes" for obvious reasons. From certain vantage points, you could see the rising moon above the cloud.
The Fourth Annual Native Plant sale by Tehachapi Resource Conservation District, in cooperation with Desert-Mountain Resource Conservation and Development Council (desertmountaincandd.org), is a non-profit annual event to encourage residents of the Tehachapi area to plant natives known to be fire resistant and/or drought tolerant.
The City of Lancaster is currently accepting Farmers Market vendor applications for the 23rd Annual California Poppy Festival, which will take place on April 26 and 27 at Lancaster City Park.
March 7, Friday evening from 5 to 8 p.m., Tehachapi Treasure Trove will again celebrate our First Friday FunFest. You're invited to come see our ever changing displays full of art, crafts, collectables and art supplies.
Beale Memorial Library brings back its free guitar workshops: Beginner guitar on the second Tuesday of the month, and intermediate guitar on the fourth Tuesday of the month. February to May 2014, from 5 to 6:50 p.m., in the Tejon Room of the Beale Memorial Library, 701 Truxtun Avenue, in Bakersfield. The workshops are conducted by Matt Sarad, an educator who has been playing the guitar for fun and enjoyment for the last 45 years. Bring your guitar, learn, and have fun. For more information, call Beale Memorial Library at 661-868-0701.
"Caviar Dreams and Champaign," written by Eulogio R. Villansenor, is a hollywood themed party with a deadly twist! The public is invited to meet at Buena Visat Museum of Natural History and Science for this star-struck slightly comical Murder Mystery.
On Thursday, Feb. 20, Have a Heart Humane Society's Rosemary Evans (of Thunder Paws Dog Training) went to Golden Hills Elementary School and talked to 125 first graders about how to care for their dogs. Rosemary asked the children questions about what dogs need to live and nearly every hand rose to answer.