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Event Series Manzanar Special Program

Manzanar Special Program

Manzanar National Historic Site 5001 HWY 395, Independence, CA, United States

Sunday, April 30th at 11am Manzanar will host two guest speakers.  Dr. Arthur A. Hansen who will be discussing his new book, Manzanar Mosaic:  Essays and Oral Histories on America's First World War II Japanese American Concentration Camp. Wednesday, May 3rd at 3p.m. Shirley DaValle Meeder: come hear memories of her life in Manzanar from 1942 to 1945. Both programs are free and open to the public.

Free
Event Series Manzanar Special Program

Manzanar Special Program

Manzanar National Historic Site 5001 HWY 395, Independence, CA, United States

Sunday, April 30th at 11am Manzanar will host two guest speakers.  Dr. Arthur A. Hansen who will be discussing his new book, Manzanar Mosaic:  Essays and Oral Histories on America's First World War II Japanese American Concentration Camp. Wednesday, May 3rd at 3p.m. Shirley DaValle Meeder: come hear memories of her life in Manzanar from 1942 to 1945. Both programs are free and open to the public.

Free

Event Series C5 Studios Arts & Crafts Activity

C5 Studios Arts & Crafts Activity

C5 Art Studios 210 S. Warren Street, Bishop, CA, United States

C5 Studios offers many types of arts and crafts classes, workshops, social activities, and more.  Sometimes multiple activities per day are scheduled.  For detailed information about topics on this scheduled date including activity descriptions, times, and costs, please visit https://www.c5studios.org/classes-calendar.

Event Series C5 Studios Arts & Crafts Activity

C5 Studios Arts & Crafts Activity

C5 Art Studios 210 S. Warren Street, Bishop, CA, United States

C5 Studios offers many types of arts and crafts classes, workshops, social activities, and more.  Sometimes multiple activities per day are scheduled.  For detailed information about topics on this scheduled date including activity descriptions, times, and costs, please visit https://www.c5studios.org/classes-calendar.

Event Series C5 Studios Arts & Crafts Activity

C5 Studios Arts & Crafts Activity

C5 Art Studios 210 S. Warren Street, Bishop, CA, United States

C5 Studios offers many types of arts and crafts classes, workshops, social activities, and more.  Sometimes multiple activities per day are scheduled.  For detailed information about topics on this scheduled date including activity descriptions, times, and costs, please visit https://www.c5studios.org/classes-calendar.

Event Series C5 Studios Arts & Crafts Activity

C5 Studios Arts & Crafts Activity

C5 Art Studios 210 S. Warren Street, Bishop, CA, United States

C5 Studios offers many types of arts and crafts classes, workshops, social activities, and more.  Sometimes multiple activities per day are scheduled.  For detailed information about topics on this scheduled date including activity descriptions, times, and costs, please visit https://www.c5studios.org/classes-calendar.

Event Series Cultural Demos by Seth Tsosie

Cultural Demos by Seth Tsosie

Owens Valley Paiute Shoshone Cultural Center 2300 West Line Street, Bishop, CA, United States

The Owens Valley Paiute Shoshone Cultural Center is please to showcase local artist, Seth Tsosie from the Lone Pine Paiute Tribe.  He will be on site to demonstrate traditional net-weaving, cordage on Saturday followed by pottery on Sunday for museum guests.  Admission is free, but donations are appreciated, so bring your friends and Family and experience the cultural heritage of the Paiute/Shoshone people.

Event Series Cultural Demos by Seth Tsosie

Cultural Demos by Seth Tsosie

Owens Valley Paiute Shoshone Cultural Center 2300 West Line Street, Bishop, CA, United States

The Owens Valley Paiute Shoshone Cultural Center is please to showcase local artist, Seth Tsosie from the Lone Pine Paiute Tribe.  He will be on site to demonstrate traditional net-weaving, cordage on Saturday followed by pottery on Sunday for museum guests.  Admission is free, but donations are appreciated, so bring your friends and Family and experience the cultural heritage of the Paiute/Shoshone people.

Event Series C5 Studios Dungeons & Dragons Camp

C5 Studios Dungeons & Dragons Camp

C5 Art Studios 210 S. Warren Street, Bishop, CA, United States

C5 Studios offers many types of arts and crafts classes, workshops, social activities, and more.  Sometimes multiple activities per day are scheduled.  For detailed information about topics on this scheduled date including activity descriptions, times, and costs, please visit https://www.c5studios.org/classes-calendar.

Event Series C5 Studios Dungeons & Dragons Camp

C5 Studios Dungeons & Dragons Camp

C5 Art Studios 210 S. Warren Street, Bishop, CA, United States

C5 Studios offers many types of arts and crafts classes, workshops, social activities, and more.  Sometimes multiple activities per day are scheduled.  For detailed information about topics on this scheduled date including activity descriptions, times, and costs, please visit https://www.c5studios.org/classes-calendar.

Event Series C5 Studios Dungeons & Dragons Camp

C5 Studios Dungeons & Dragons Camp

C5 Art Studios 210 S. Warren Street, Bishop, CA, United States

C5 Studios offers many types of arts and crafts classes, workshops, social activities, and more.  Sometimes multiple activities per day are scheduled.  For detailed information about topics on this scheduled date including activity descriptions, times, and costs, please visit https://www.c5studios.org/classes-calendar.

Event Series C5 Studios Dungeons & Dragons Camp

C5 Studios Dungeons & Dragons Camp

C5 Art Studios 210 S. Warren Street, Bishop, CA, United States

C5 Studios offers many types of arts and crafts classes, workshops, social activities, and more.  Sometimes multiple activities per day are scheduled.  For detailed information about topics on this scheduled date including activity descriptions, times, and costs, please visit https://www.c5studios.org/classes-calendar.

Event Series C5 Studios Dungeons & Dragons Camp

C5 Studios Dungeons & Dragons Camp

C5 Art Studios 210 S. Warren Street, Bishop, CA, United States

C5 Studios offers many types of arts and crafts classes, workshops, social activities, and more.  Sometimes multiple activities per day are scheduled.  For detailed information about topics on this scheduled date including activity descriptions, times, and costs, please visit https://www.c5studios.org/classes-calendar.

Owens Valley Paiute Cultural Center

Bishop, CA, United States

Join us for a presentation on Basketry with Melanie Smokey.  Melanie Smokey is Newe (Western Shoshone) from Chief Kawich was born for the Washiw People of the Smokey & Anthony families. During this presentation she will highlight and discuss Paiute and Shoshone baskets.  Refreshments will be served.

There It Is…Take It!

Legion Hall, Independence 201 South Edwards Street, Independence, CA, United States

On Saturday July 22 at 2PM, the Southern Mono Historical Society (SMHS) will be presenting a Chautauqua performance of William Mulholland titled, There It Is…Take It!  Author and historian David Woodruff will re-enact the infamous “Father of the Aqueduct,” as he recalls the difficult and onerous history of the Los Angeles Aqueduct and the people of the Eastern Sierra during the 1920s. The 55-minute program is free, and will be at the Legion Hall in Independence, 201 S. Edwards St (Hwy 395). There is probably no person from Eastern Sierra history that has stirred up more opinions and sentiment than […]

History of Nuumu Irrigation Practices

Bishop, CA, United States

Join Milo Vella, a specialist in irrigated plant cultivation,  to learn about traditional and current Nuumu irrigated stewardship applications.  See attached flyer for further details.

Free

WMRC Lecture Series Presents: A Geoscience night with NASA

White Mountain Research Center 3000 East Line Street, Bishop, CA, United States

Join us as the Goddard Instrument Field Team and their collaborators from across NASA discuss their planetary analog research in the Long Valley and Mono Lake areas.  Guests will be able to see research equipment in-person.  Families and students are encouraged to attend.  This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments offered afterwards.

Eastern Sierra Mountain Film Festival

Presented by Eastern Sierra Arts Alliance and Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association. 4 evenings of films in Bishop and Mammoth Lakes focusing on films that represent Mountain Culture, the environment, and the lifestyle of mountain living. Shorts and feature documentaries that educate and enlighten on issues surrounding conservation, human rights, indigenous culture, climate change, endangered species, outdoor sports, and more. This a live 4-day event. Day tickets and all-in-one passes available.

Eastern Sierra Observatory Dark Sky Festival

Bishop, CA, United States

The Eastern Sierra Observatory will host a California Dark Sky Festival October 12th through October 15th in Panamint Valley.  The event will feature huge telescopes, lectures, photography workshops, a food truck, a giant chess set, camping onsite under dark skies and more.

Solar Eclipse Viewing Event

Alabama Hills National Scenic Area Bishop, CA, United States

On October 14th, the solar eclipse will start at approximately 8:06 am, peak at 9:23 am, and end at 10:48 am in the Eastern Sierra, with 80% coverage of the sun, creating dusk-like conditions. Join an ESIA interpretive specialist for a talk and witness one of the celestial events of the year! 9 am: Mobius Arch Trailhead Parking, Alabama Hills. Solar glasses and an eclipse projector will be provided for viewing, paired with a short talk about the phenomenon.

Amargosa Basin Protection Presentation

Jill Kinmont Boothe School 166 Grandview Road, Bishop, CA, United States

A campaign is in place to create the Amargosa Basin National Monument and Susan Sorrells, President of Friends of the Amargosa Basin, is sharing the news at a special presentation in Bishop the evening of October 18.

Laws Railroad Museum Celebrates National Book Day

Laws Railroad Museum Bishop, CA, United States

Author and artist Christine Eyer will sell and autograph her brand-new publication: “ABCs for LOGOPHILES AND PHILOTHERIANS”. Docent talks in the Station Agent’s House at 11:00 a.m. and the Bottle House at 12:30 p.m. At 11:30, the 1910 Northern Inyo Schoolhouse will host Children’s Story Hour, suitable for children ages 4-8.

$10

CA Hawking Club Meet and Greet

Tri-County Fairgrounds & Event Center, Heritage Arts Building Bishop, CA, United States

Enjoy complimentary refreshments and the unique opportunity to meet falconers and their amazing birds.

Death Valley Night Sky Festival

Death Valley National Park CA Highway 90, Death Valley, United States

Daytime and nighttime activities including presentations, telescope viewings and more.

Flash Foxy Climbing Festival

Tri-County Fairgrounds & Event Center 475 Sierra Street, Bishop, CA, United States

Bishop not only offers world-class bouldering but also provides hundreds of sport and trad routes nearby.  We hope that the Flash Foxy Climbing Festival* will not only reach veteran climbers but also provide a safe space for beginner climbers to come and learn more about all that climbing has to offer! Flash Foxy Climbing Festival* welcomes all women and genderqueer climbers to join us at this event.

White Mountain Research Center Lecture Series

White Mountain Research Center 3000 East Line Street, Bishop, CA, United States

Topic: The Effects of a Multi-Strain Probiotic on Acclimatization to High Altitude.

Youth Fly Fishing Camp

Bishop City Park Bishop, United States

Two half-day sessions will teach kids ages 6-12 the fundamentals of fly fishing at Bishop City Park.

55th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage

Manzanar National Historic Site 5001 HWY 395, Independence, CA, United States

Manzanar Committee's website. The 55th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage is scheduled for Saturday, April 27, 2024, at the Manzanar National Historic Site (see map below). The 2024 Manzanar At Dusk program will also be held following the 55th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage. The Committee also announced that bus transportation to the Pilgrimage will be available from Downtown Los Angeles and Gardena (details below). Manzanar was the first of the ten American concentration camps in which more than 125,000 Japanese Americans and their immigrant parents were unjustly incarcerated during World War II. People from all walks of life attend the Manzanar Pilgrimage each year, […]

Vendors, Cultural Demonstrations & More at Owens Valley Paiute Shoshone Cultural Center

Owens Valley Paiute Shoshone Cultural Center 2300 West Line Street, Bishop, CA, United States

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend at the Cultural Center Join us for a special weekend of events at the Cultural Center!  Friday, 5/24, 10am-6pm; Saturday, 5/25, 10am-3pm; and Sunday, 5/26, 10am-3pm.  Enjoy beautiful arts & crafts from Native artists, cultural demonstrations inside the museum, and exciting discounts at our gift shop with our “Spin the Wheel” promotion!  Plus, there will be live music and delicious food to add to the festivities!  This is open to the public so don’t miss out!  Please call us at 760-873-8844 for more information.  See you there!

Vendors, Cultural Demonstrations & More at Owens Valley Paiute Shoshone Cultural Center

Owens Valley Paiute Shoshone Cultural Center 2300 West Line Street, Bishop, CA, United States

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend at the Cultural Center Join us for a special weekend of events at the Cultural Center!  Friday, 5/24, 10am-6pm; Saturday, 5/25, 10am-3pm; and Sunday, 5/26, 10am-3pm.  Enjoy beautiful arts & crafts from Native artists, cultural demonstrations inside the museum, and exciting discounts at our gift shop with our “Spin the Wheel” promotion!  Plus, there will be live music and delicious food to add to the festivities!  This is open to the public so don’t miss out!  Please call us at 760-873-8844 for more information.  See you there!

Vendors, Cultural Demonstrations & More at Owens Valley Paiute Shoshone Cultural Center

Owens Valley Paiute Shoshone Cultural Center 2300 West Line Street, Bishop, CA, United States

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend at the Cultural Center Join us for a special weekend of events at the Cultural Center!  Friday, 5/24, 10am-6pm; Saturday, 5/25, 10am-3pm; and Sunday, 5/26, 10am-3pm.  Enjoy beautiful arts & crafts from Native artists, cultural demonstrations inside the museum, and exciting discounts at our gift shop with our “Spin the Wheel” promotion!  Plus, there will be live music and delicious food to add to the festivities!  This is open to the public so don’t miss out!  Please call us at 760-873-8844 for more information.  See you there!

Alice Piper Legacy Celebration

A public celebration to commemorate the legacy of Alice Piper and the end of segregation for American Indians in CA public schools.

Junior Livestock Show and Auction

Tri-County Fairgrounds & Event Center 475 Sierra Street, Bishop, CA, United States

JUNIOR LIVESTOCK AUCTION Come out to support our local youth and fill your freezer at the Junior Livestock Auction! JUNE 29TH @ 1PM in the Sale Barn Register now to become a buyer. BUYER INFORMATION (PDF) | BUYER REGISTRATION | SPONSOR INFORMATION (PDF)  SCHEDULE OF EVENTS JUNE 25TH 3pm – 8pm: Hand stall and track load-in allowed 5pm – 8pm: Late load-in for Tack & first arrival of animals JUNE 26TH 5am – 9am: Load-in for Beef, Sheep, Meat Goats, and early Swine load-in 8am – 9am: Rabbit check-In 9am: Exhibitors & leaders meeting REQUIRED 9:30am – 11am: Sheep & Goat scale – must come […]