Come for Sushi and origami on First Friday, Feb. 7, from 5 - 8 p.m. at Tehachapi Community Church, corner of Green and E Street. At 5:30 Rev. Jeffrey Mensendiek will talk about the Church in Japan. The presentation will feature slides and information about relief efforts following the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear spill that occurred in Japan.
I like to put out food for the wild birds at our place, especially in winter. We have a couple of feeders, and they attract the usual mix of feeder birds: House Sparrows, White-crowned Sparrows, House Finches, Eurasian Colored Doves, Brewer's Blackbirds, and lately Red-winged Blackbirds and Dark-eyed Juncos as well. Other species appear from time to time, but the ones I listed are daily visitors.
The 7th Annual Valentines Wine Walk and Chocolate Tasting, sponsored by Main Street Tehachapi is scheduled for Feb. 15. It's the perfect time to join friends and sweethearts for the most romantic time of the year for a fun evening and a stroll around downtown. The 21 host businesses in downtown will all provide appetizers so that you can make an evening of it.
Fiddlers Crossing is offering blues lovers an early Valentine on Sunday, Feb. 9, when they bring Guy Davis to the Beekay Theatre for a matinee concert, starting at 3 p.m.
On Feb. 7 Tehachapi Treasure Trove (TTT) will again celebrate our First Friday FunFest. You’re invited to come see our new look with displays full of art, crafts, collectables and art supplies.
The local Native American community, her close family and many friends are mourning the loss of Nüwa (Kawaiisu or Paiute) elder Betty Girado Hernandez, 69, who passed away on January 14 after a lengthy illness. Betty, whose Indian name was Saygud Hoyov -- White Dove -- was a proud fluent speaker of the Nüwa language and she was an integral part of our ongoing language and cultural preservation efforts.
The Tehachapi Mountain Quilt Guild's next meeting is Feb. 3, at the Bear Valley Church hall, 26180 Plateau Way, at 9:30 a.m. Any and all quilters and those interested in quilting are invited to attend.
Tehachapi Christian Store will be hosting a book signing for a new book of poetry by Patty Jo
February is a very busy month for auditions. With four shows coming up, we are looking for a lot of actors. There is something for everyone ages 8 and up!
The School of Arts and Humanities and The Public History Institute at CSU Bakersfield invite the public to the official kick-off for the yearlong celebration honoring the 75th anniversary of John Steinbeck's novel "The Grapes of Wrath" on Feb. 7, at the Fox Theatre.
At Tehachapi High, the student of the month was Austin Miller. Austin received the award for his outstanding participation in school activities. Austin is a member of student government, a member of the yearbook staff and is a peer facilitator. Austin is an accomplished artist, and has won a number of photography awards. As a senior Austin is well on his way to a successful future endeavors.
Like many of our Americana "roots" music genres, the blues has morphed many times and in many ways from its acoustic origins in the deltas and cotton fields of the steamy south to the electric rock and roll dance halls, clubs and bars in the rest of the country. It has spawned jazz, soul, R&B, rock and country music.