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Pumpkin Patch and Haunted Swamp

FFA School Farm Bishop, CA

Pumpkin Patch & More 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM Free entrance to the farm Pick a pumpkin, prices from $5-$20 Face Painting $5 Pony Rides $5 Farm Hayride Tour $3 Games $1 each BBQ Bake Sale Corn Maze Craft & Pie Auction Stick Horse Races Costume Contest Wheelbarrow Decorating Cow Pie Bingo Kids Games Petting Zoo Haunted Swamp open 7pm-9pm $10 admission ($5 for kids 12 & under) The Haunted Swamp is open October 12th and 19th. A fun fundraiser for BUHS Future Farmers of American Program. Location: BUHS FFA Farm on Sunland Drive

Bishop Country Club Golf Tournament

Bishop Country Club 1325 US Hwy 395, Bishop, CA

Inyo Idiots (Youth Volleyball, Baseball Fundraiser) For more information on all tournaments or to schedule an event please contact the golf shop (760)873-5828, or email Steve at .  Tournament schedule is subject to change.

3rd Annual Harvest Celebration

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

The Food Sovereignty Program will be hosting this event.  Traditional food demos and samples.  Cooking competitions. Artisan market.  Potluck lunch. Free and open to the public.


Pumpkin Extravaganza

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

C5 Studios is hosting a Pumpkin Art Carving Contest.  All members of the community are invited to participate.  Turn in your carved or decorated pumpkin to C5 Studios (210 S. Warren St.) on October 27th from 5:00pm-7:00pm.  $10 for each entry. The pumpkin art show will be open for viewing October 28th, 29th, & 30th, 5:30pm-8:00pm.  Bring your family and vote for your favorite pumpkin.  Hot cider and cookie sale proceeds go directly to art programs.  For more information visit or email 

Toiyabe Road Run

Millpond Recreation Area Sawmill Road, Bishop, CA

The 38th annual Toiyabe Road Run will take place Saturday, Nov. 2 at Millpond Recreation Area. Onsite registration is from 8 to 8:45 a.m., with 5K and 10K races starting at 9 a.m. and a 1K at 9:15 a.m. Pre-register by Friday, Nov. 1, by calling (760) 872-2622 to receive a discounted entry fee. Proceeds from the event benefit the Jill Kinmont Indian Education Fund.

Wild Spirits

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

14th Annual Wild Spirits celebration of Eastern Sierra wildlife.  Free food & wine, silent auction, door prizes.  Suggested donation $15.00 Wildlife ambassadors: Razzle the Raven, Spirit the Red-tailed Hawk, Half-Z the Belding's ground squirrel, Bumpy the Golden-mantled ground squirrel.

Learn All About Sage Grouse

USFS Mammoth Lakes 2510 Main Street, Mammoth Lakes, CA

Join ESIA and friends to hear Noppadol Paothong highlight spring courtship behaviors of sage-grouse, which he has been documenting for 17 years for his books Save the Last Dance and Sage Grouse, Icon of the West. His talk will include the extraordinary story of the life and history of sage-grouse and the habitat under threat in the American West.


International Feast Fundraiser – A Taste of Italy

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

Hosted by Bishop Sunrise Rotary.  Hors d'Oeuvres, Italian Dinner, Dessert, No Host Bar, Dancing, Silent Auction & Instant Wine Cellar Raffle.  $55 per person or Table of 8 for $425.  Click here for tickets.


Free Climbing Photos and Stories

USFS Mammoth Lakes 2510 Main Street, Mammoth Lakes, CA

Join ESIA and friends for stunning photos and stories about how local Eastern Sierra resident Kate Rutherford started off her climbing career in Yosemite free climbing El Cap, Half Dome, and the Leaning Tower, which honed her skills enough to establish new routes all over the world, including Patagonia, Kenya, Iran, Alaska, and more. Basing out of Bishop, CA, she frequents the Buttermilks, Incredible Hulk, Yosemite Face Lift, and has just started a new project called Farm To Crag.


ESLT Music & Art Series

First United Methodist Church 205 N. Fowler Street, Bishop, CA

Fill your 2020 with harmony, and join ESLT for Bishop’s NEW Sunday concert series! Each event will feature a lively concert by The Bill Schuck Quartet, with fresh appearances each season from talented guest musicians. Begin your Sunday afternoon at 2PM with a festive and casual mixer at ESLT. At 3PM, we’ll bring the party over to the band, at Bishop First United Methodist Church. Throughout the mixer and the performance, you can meander through displays of gorgeous artwork by Rhondda Saunders and other local Eastern Sierra artists. When community comes together with conservation, music, and art, we create real […]


An Alpengow Celebration with John Dittli

Virtual - Zoom Meeting Bishop, CA

Participate in an exclusive evening of stunning Eastern Sierra photography and images by John Dittli.

Matinee Movie “Casper”

Bishop Twin Theatre 237 N Main Street, Bishop, CA

Support this fundraiser sponsored by the Bishop Twin Theatre and Hospice of the Owens Valley. ????????

Junior Livestock Show and Auction

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

Local 4H & FFA youth bring their livestock projects to the Tri-County Fairgrounds in Bishop for show and sale.  Online auction Saturday, 7pm.


Curley Fletcher Poetry Rendezvous

Laws Historic Village Bishop, CA

Celebrating Laws' most famous resident! Friday, 9/24 6:00 pm Dinner and Show at Whiskey Creek. Limited tickets available - buy ASAP Saturday, 9/25 10:00 am - 7:00 pm Poetry, Music, Kids Activities, Handcar Rides, Mining Demonstrations, Railroad History, Food & Craft Vendors and the FAMOUS PIE AUCTION! Sunday, 9/26 - Graveside Farewell Toast Visit for more information and tickets.

Choo Choo Swap Meet

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

Check out the Eastern Sierra’s biggest annual yard sale.  It’s a true treasure hunt…like 100 yard sales in one location!  Seller spaces start at $45.00.  Gates open at 9am.  Admission is $3 per person.  All proceeds benefit Laws Railroad Museum.  Contact Laws for more information (760)873-5950 or visit

Eastern Sierra Cancer Alliance 5K Walk/Run

Brown's Town Campground Corner of US 395 & Schober Lane, Bishop, CA

Come out and walk or run a 5K October 16 @ 9:00 AM for a good cause!! All proceeds go to Inyo and Mono Cancer patients working with Eastern Sierra Cancer Alliance (ESCA).

Christmas Tree Auction & Luncheon

Bishop Elks Lodge 151 East Line Street, Bishop, CA

Enjoy lunch and bid on unique, fully decorated Christmas Trees.


Polar Express Playing at Bishop Twin Theatre

Bishop Twin Theater 237 N. Main Street, Bishop, CA

Wear your jammies to this special showing of the holiday classic and get a free bell! Proceeds benefit Hospice of the Owens Valley. Pre-sale tickets available at Pioneer Home Health Care, 363 Academy Ave. Call (760)872-4663 for more information.


Light Up A Life Hospice Tree Lighting Ceremony

Pioneer Home Health Care 363 Academy, Bishop, CA

Friends and loved ones are honored, remembered or memorialized.  Light refreshments will be served following the tree lighting. Everyone is welcome, please wear a mask and practice social distancing. Your gift of $10 will light a bulb in their honor while supporting the good works of hospice care. Call Pioneer Home Health Care to sponsor light(s). 760-872-4663 or visit 363 Academy Avenue.

California Waterfowl Association Annual Bishop Dinner

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

A great evening featuring an outstanding raffle, auction, wildlife art and fine sporting merchandise.  Cocktails at 4:30PM, Dinner at 6:30PM. Buy tickets early, event will sell out.  Tickets are $85 Per Person, $150 Per Couple, $65 Per Sprig (under 16), $65 Per Life Member, $700.00 Per Gold Table (8 people). Contact Joe Pecsi at (760)784-0699 for more information.


Laws Biannual Choo Choo Swap Meet

Laws Railroad Museum Bishop, CA

Check out the Eastern Sierra's biggest annual yard sale at the Tri-County Fairgrounds.  It's a true treasure 100 yard sales in one location!   Gates open at 9 am.  Admission is $5 per person.  All proceeds benefit Laws Railroad Museum.  Contact Laws for more information (760)873-5950 or visit  Sales spaces can be purchased for $45 at the museum.  Spaces are 20' by 25'.


VFW Kentucky Derby Party & Hat Contest

VFW 484 Short St., Bishop, CA

Support local vets and participate in this event.  Free glass of champagne upon entry.  1:30 PM - Hors d'oeuvres & Cocktails; 2:45 PM - Run for the Roses;  3:15 PM - Hat Contest.  Prizes.

IMAH Poker Run

Inyo-Mono Association for the Handicapped 371 S Warren St, Bishop, CA

Join local residents on this motorized poker run.  Pre-register up to Monday, April 25th.  Pre-registration fees are $45 per rider & $35 per passenger.  Includes dinner, t-shirt, & extra playing card.  On site registration fees are $55 per rider & $45 per passenger. Includes dinner and tshirt.  Meet at Bishop City Park to begin the event.

VFW BUNCO Game Night

VFW 484 Short St., Bishop, CA

Support local vets and attend this event.  Raffle prizes, silent auction.  Calll for tickets at 873-5770 or Tricia at 937-3651.


Round Valley Elementary School Benefit

Convict Lake Resort 2000 Convict Lake Road, Mammoth Lakes, CA

It's a Spring Soiree!   Enjoy fine dining, dancing and auction for a great cause at Convict Lake Resort. $100 per ticket/$800-$1,000 per table. Tickets must be purchased by May 8th. For more info, call 760-793-8339 or email

Frank Sinatra Big Band Tribute Concert in the Rocks

Museum of Western Film History 701 S Main Street, Lone Pine, CA

Join Big Band & Frank Sinatra aficionados at a tribute Concert in the Rocks of the Alabama Hills National Scenic Area.  The Pete Jacobs Big Band featuring Matt Hauser will play Sinatra favorites.  

$125 – $175