Downtown Tehachapi is decorated and ready for Christmas with events planned throughout the next few weeks.
The big event is the Christmas Parade sponsored by the Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce. It begins at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7.
The 13th annual parade has the theme "A Storybook Christmas." The route will be down "F" Street beginning at Mulberry Street.
And, each Saturday through Dec. 21 Santa Claus will be at the Tehachapi Depot Museum from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
See inside for details of other upcoming events.