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Tehachapi Valley Cert Training

The Greater Tehachapi Valley CERT services Bear Valley, Alpine Forest, Golden Hills, City of Tehachapi, Old West Ranch, and Sand Canyon. Each community has active CERT teams and are always looking for more people like you. With our partnership with KCFD we are committed to helping prepare the community of Tehachapi in the event of a disaster. Get your training!!! UPCOMING CLASSES: 
Bear Valley Springs (Bear Valley Church, 26180 Plateau Way, Tehachapi, CA) 
September 11 to October 23, Monday nights, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm 
Register with Name, Email, Phone number, and if you will need a Gate Pass at the Class Interest Form or send the same info to GTVCERTrain@gmail.com. 
 



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Emergency Preparedness Community Presentation

The Tehachapi Police Department is hosting an Emergency Preparedness Community Presentation. Guest presenters will include TPD, KCFD, Red Cross, City of Tehachapi & CERT.  This takes place 6-8pm at the Tehachapi Police Department Community Room 220 West "C" St.

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"The Mountain & The Moon" in concert

If Fiddlers Crossing had a middle name it might be “Variety.” Then again, it might also be “Innovative” or “Unusual.” Those names certainly apply to the October 20 concert to be presented at the popular music venue in downtown Tehachapi. “The Mountain & the Moon” is a young duo of Casey Holmberg and Noah Laniakea playing banjo and stand-up bass—not a guitar, fiddle or mandolin in sight! 
Whether a fan of the banjo, the bass, bluegrass, old-time, folk or innovative acoustic music genres, The Mountain & the Moon concert should send you over the moon! For more information and music samples, see www.themountainthemoon.net and www.fiddlerscrossing.com. 
Fiddlers Crossing is dedicated to offering the best in acoustic music to its audience, from seasoned to talented as yet unknowns in their regular concert series and First Friday Showcases. Fiddlers Crossing is at 206 East F Street at Robinson Street, in Downtown Tehachapi. Tickets may be purchased next door at Mountain Music, Tehachapi Treasure Trove, Tehachapi Furniture in Old Town, Lucky’s Barbershop, online at Fiddlerscrossing.com or with a credit card by calling 661-823-9994. Tickets to the concert are $20, and as always, coffee and goodies are included. The concert begins at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30p.m.
On the horizon: Wendy Waldman, Alex Zohn, Molly’s Revenge in “Winterdance.”

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Holiday Sip and Shop

Sip and Shop at Bliss!!!!  Be the first to see the new Christmas collection!! Artisan furniture pieces available.  Wine, hors d'oeuvres, live music and special guest vendors.  Saturday Oct 21, 6-9 pm, 106 W. Tehachapi Blvd.   P.S.  10% off your entire purchase at this special event!

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Screw Cancer Fundraiser Event

John Gardner was recently diagnosed with State 4 Kidney Cancer, so let's fight alongside the Gardner Family for Cancer Research and say Screw Cancer. 
Shopping Fun with 20% of all sales donated. Entertainment by Perry Richmond. Food provided by The Butcher Shop and Veritas Tapas & Wine Bar. $10 a plate with all proceeds to be donated. 20% of all Triassic Vineyard Wine Sales will be donated to the cause. All proceeds from Raffle & Silent Auction will go to Tehachapi Cancer Foundation. Fri Oct 27th 5-8pm at Triassic Vineyards.

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2nd Annual Tehachapi Brew Fondo

The committee that brought you the award winning Tehachapi GranFondo proudly presents the 2nd Annual Tehachapi (MTB) BrewFondo held at Central Park on Saturday October 28, 2017,  9:00 AM at Central Park
Last Year's event was a great success and we were able to raise enough funds to construct a visitor kiosk and new signs throughout the entire Lehigh Trail system
We anticipate a few hundred advanced, intermediate and novice mountain bike riders that will enjoy the ride as we promote and celebrate Tehachapi's unique beauty and culture while raising funds to support our local Tehachapi Mountain Trails Association, a non-profit organization.
There are four distances offered with similar routes. The ride is expected to last 2-3 hours. Each of the routes lead away from Central Park to the nearby Tehachapi Mountain Trails Association (TMTA) /Lehigh Trail system on the north side of Hwy 58 - the very same trails that host the SoCal National Interscholastic Cycling Association Mountain Bike Championships (NICA). The trails are primarily pristine single track with breathtaking views of Tehachapi valley.
Growler with Lunch: $70.00 - 27 miles, 3500 ft. of climb
Pint with Lunch: $60.00 - 18 miles, 1500 ft. of climb
Tester with Lunch: $50.00 - 12 miles, 900 ft. of climb
Root Beer with Lunch: $40.00 - 6 miles, 300 ft. of climb
T-Shirt Only: $15.00
Lunch Only: $15.00

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Cheers to Charity Home Brew Edition

Tehachapi Homebrewers will be pouring their homebrewed creations at Tehachapi MTB BrewFondo event in Central Park!!! 
Cheers to Charity is also hosting the home brew beer tasting. 16 area home brewers will compete for bragging rights during the 2nd Annual Cheers to Charity Home Brew Edition event. Offerings include IPAs, lagers, porters and more. Everyone, 21 or older, is welcome to attend the home brew event - no need to ride the trails. Live music and food vendors will round out a fun fall day in the park. It's going to be a Brew-Ha-ha great time! Come cheer on the riders and enjoy some live music and homebrew on October 28th from 11-3pm! Tickets are $25 in advance at Eventbrite.com or $30 at the door.

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Day of the Dead Festival

The Tehachapi Heritage League is sponsoring a Day of the Dead Festival to benefit the Pioneer Cemetery! (Also known as the Old Tehachapi Cemetery) The event will take place on October 28th from 11am - 4pm and will be held on Lilac Street near Westwood Avenue in Golden Hills. For more information, contact Harry Rotz at 818-398-5436 or harryrotz@gmail.com

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Zombie Apocalypse Run

The Zombie Apocalypse is coming to Tehachapi again! Join the gang on Saturday, Oct. 28th, 2017, at Meadowbrook Park in Tehachapi for the Zombie Run.
This is a fundraiser for Gateway Connections, a local non-profit organization in Tehachapi providing programs for special needs and performing arts.
From 12noon-to 6:00pm, enjoy the Craft Fair, food, and Special Needs Resource Fair with fun for everyone!
Kids have a mini-run at 4:30pm.  Then at 5:00 pm, join the Zombie Run, as you run the trails and try to escape the Zombies!
Runners, register at: https://timareegatewayconn.wixsite.com/mysite

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Tehachapi Symphony Orchestra Concert

Finlandia by Jean Sibelius, Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor by Sergei Rachmaninoff, with Jason Stoll, Pianist, and Symphony No. 99 in E flat by Franz Joseph Haydn.  Free admission but tax deductible donations are accepted and welcomed.  Concert starts at 4pm on Sunday Oct 29, located at Country Oaks Baptist Church 20915 Schout Rd.

 

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Trunk or Treat

Trunk or Treat, a free event held on Halloween in Downtown Tehachapi, provides an exciting time for families looking for a safe environment to show off their costumes. On October 31st from 5 to 7 pm, the family event will be held along Robinson Street just off Tehachapi Boulevard and extending into the parking lot next to City Hall.

If you’d like to participate in the FUN by decorating your vehicle and handing out candy, please download and complete the application below. The application will also be printed in the Loop Newspaper. Main Street will provide candy, but we also recommend you bring additional candy to hand out. This is a wonderful event and usually well over a thousand youngsters attend. Hope to see you there!

 

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Stop Staring! - Fashion Show

Stop Staring! by Alicia Estrada. First fashion show in Tehachapi at Sheridan's on Saturday Nov 4th. Two showings - 7:30 pm and 8:30 pm. You must RSVP to Alicia@StopStaringClothing.com by November 1st as seating is limited!! Get a 20% discount off all Stop Staring! dresses from 11/1 - 11/5. Model casting call, all shapes and sizes. Email Alicia with photo and measurements. FREE event. 114 W. Tehachapi Blvd.

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Hot Chocolate Turkey Trot

Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District presents the 3rd Annual Hot Chocolate Turkey Trot 5k Run!  The 2017 Hot Chocolate Turkey Trot is right around the corner! The Run will be on November 18th and will be held out at Brite Lake. This is a great location for a 5k fun run. The route follows the lake on both dirt and road. It is very scenic and a great change for our annual run. If you register now, use the code FBTURKEY17 and receive $10 off your registration. you can sign up at https://www.tvrpd.org/events/hot-chocolate-turkey-trot.html 

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Ugly Christmas Sweater Wine Walk

Grab your ugliest Christmas sweater and meet us downtown for the 4th annual Ugly Christmas Sweater Wine Walk. The festivities will start at the Stray Leaves Vineyard Tasting Room (Old Bank) where you will receive a wine glass and a map of all the businesses serving wine and hors d'oeuvres. You are then free to stroll around our beautiful downtown and experience our quaint shops. Included with your ticket will be an opportunity to win the ugliest sweater prize as well as a gift basket raffle. Start looking now and find that ugly sweater because no one wants to stand-out in the crowd. Tickets may be purchased online or at these following local locations: Dahlia, Bliss Interiors, Get Dressed, Tehachapi Visitors Center
•Saturday, November 25, 2017
•6:00pm to 9:00pm
•Rain or Shine
•Advanced tickets $30 per person or $35 the day of the event.  Online at Eventbrite

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Annual Holiday Bazaar

Bear Valley Springs Cultural Arts Association brings you the Annual Holiday Bazaar. This show features many exceptionally talented fine local artists and handcrafters who will be bringing you a unique shopping experience. This is the perfect venue to keep the “shop local” philosophy alive with all sorts of handcrafted gift giving ideas. Jewelry, handmade signs, hand knitted scarves and hats, artwork, stained glass, decorated gourds, metal art, wood carvings, scented candles, bath & body products, alpaca gift items, books by local authors, silk scarves and even gifts for your pampered pets.  Letters to Santa Post Office, dozens of raffle items to win, delicious lunch by Kathleen.     Friday 10am - 5pm, Saturday 10am - 3pm.  Admission is FREE!  Call for a gate pass.

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17th Annual Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting

Join your neighbors in beautiful Historic Downtown Tehachapi for the 17th Annual Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. These events are planned so the community can gather together for visiting old friends, making new friends, drinking hot chocolate, watching the parade, sharing a meal, enjoying the lights, singing carols, strolling from business to business doing your Christmas Shopping. This is to be an exciting holiday event filled with community spirit for all ages. Immediately following the Christmas Parade is the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Tehachapi Railroad Depot Museum. Wouldn't a few snowflakes complete the magic? 
Parade application applications will be available in October 2017. For more information contact the Chamber at 822-4180.

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Breakfast with Santa

Rotary, Kiwanis, Lions Club and the Salvation Army will all unite to bring Breakfast with Santa to families in Tehachapi. The program goes from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Jacobsen Middle School.  Have pictures taken for free with Santa. Enjoy some games, fun and a no charge pancake and sausage breakfast. Wow!
For more information call Linda Carhart 818-519-7144

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Santa at the Train Depot

Santa will be at the Tehachapi Depot Railroad Museum. He will be there to greet children of all ages and take note of their Christmas wishes. 
Great photo-op for Kids with Santa. Holiday model train display. Refreshments Available  Open from 11-3pm   For more info call 823-1100

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Tehachapi Symphony Orchestra Holiday Performance

Our holiday concert will feature selections from Handel's Messiah by George Frederick Handel, with the Tehachapi Symphonic Chorus.  Free Admission!  Friday Dec 15, 7pm at Country Oaks Baptist Church, 20915 Schout Rd.

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