On Saturday, July 26, “A Step Back in Time to Old Tehachapi” will be held at the Tehachapi Museum and Errea House Museum with activities scheduled from noon to 4 pm. Skills that were necessary to living in a rural area before the advent of modern supermarkets and department stores will be demonstrated, including quilting, woodcarving, weaving, spinning, basket making, tatting, butter churning, and origami.
Many of you have seen Rotarians in front of Albertsons or at least you’ve seen the beautiful bright red scooter by the Alta One Bank inside Albertsons or at the Sail Thru Car Wash. The sale of $5 raffle tickets to win this outstanding scooter is a fundraiser which is earmarked towards scholarships for graduating high school seniors who are continuing their education.
Like so many fundraising events, it takes a lot of planning and organizing to make it effective and fruitful. By the time you are at the end of the effort you are breathing a sigh of relief and feeling grateful for the income generated.
Andrew Selga, a 2014 graduate of Tehachapi High School, is currently serving as a Tomb Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. Selga was recently filmed at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, both in video and pictures at the cemetery's website at arlingtoncemetery.mil.
The Pat Strong Trio + 2 Two will be perforation at Four Island Lake Park, 26900 Pinedale Dr., on Sunday, Aug. 10 from 5 to 7 p.m. This a family event, and concert goers are encouraged to bring along lawn chairs and a picnic dinner. Wine and beer will be allowed if kept low key. The concert will be sponsored by the Recreation Committee of Bear Valley.
The Tehachapi Mountain Brew and Grill Fest, the first of what is expected to be an annual event, kicked off with a great first year with an estimated 1,000 tickets sold Saturday evening at the Benz Visco Sports Park.
(From left) Kyla Rivera, Priscilla Allison, Heather Griggs, Ed.D., Kathy Lara and Alyssa Adams of Mojave River Academy greeted new and returning students at the charter school's Summer Bash held July 18 at the school's location, 20948 Sage Lane. The event included resources for parents and students and pre-enrollment for the 2014-15 school year. Students who attended were invited to enjoy a catered dinner by Red House BBQ while previewing the new ThinkPads which will be utilized at the K through 12 school in the upcoming school year.
Enjoy a summer evening at the Antelope Valley Indian Museum State Historic Park on Saturday, July 26. The museum will be open from 6 to 9 p.m. Event admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 6 through 16, and ages 5 and under are free (cash only).
The League of Women Voters of Kern County will co-sponsor Women’s Equality Day with the American Association of University Women on Sunday, Aug. 10, at 2:30 p.m., at the Seven Oaks Country Club, located at 2000 Grand Lakes Ave., in Bakersfield.
Cerro Coso Community College will host Information Day on Wednesday, Aug. 6, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Tehachapi Unified School District office, located at 300 S. Robinson St.
Shirley and Kenneth Peters celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on June 22, at the Church of Christ Fellowship Hall with over 100 friends and family in attendance. In attendance were four children, 10 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and their spouses.
Nathan Longcrier, a 1991 graduate of Tehachapi High School, has been invited to run in the 37th annual Badwater 135 Ultra Marathon on July 21 through 23. Recognized globally as the "World's Toughest Footrace," Longcrier is one of the 100 athletes who have been invited to participate in the legendary event which pits some of the toughest runner, triathletes, adventure racers and mountaineers against each other as well as the grueling elements of the 135 mile terrain.
Tehachapi Community Theatre's young adult division, TCT Too, hits the boards running July 18 with a dashing production of "Treasure Island," Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of pirates and buried treasure, sword fights, gun battles and outrageous fun.