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Murder Mystery Dinner

Bishop Elks Lodge 151 East Line Street, Bishop, CA

Become an Investigator......Help Solve the Mystery..... Doors open at 5:00PM.  Ticket price is $30.  Presale tickets are available at the Elks Lodge Office or day of the event.  Any questions, please call (760)873-3221.  Proceeds benefit the Elks Lodge and their many charities.

4-H Washer Board Tournament & BBQ Dinner

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

Green & White Washer Tournament & BBQ Dinner by the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang held at the Tri County Fairgrounds, Heritage Arts Building.  $100 per team (Dinner included).  $20 Dinner Only.  Adults 21+ only event.  Check in @1:30pm, first toss 2:00pm, Dinner 5:00pm, Silent auction 6:00pm.  Conclude the night with awards. 1st place: $1,000 (10% of entry fees up to $1,000), 2nd place: $500 (5% of entry fees up to $500), 3rd Place: Washer Board Set Pre-sale tickets only, call (760)873-7854.  Fundraiser for local 4-H Program.

2ND Annual Blue Ribbon WALK RUN Or RIDE

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

Walk-Run Choice of 3K, 5K & 10K Bicycle Ride is 31 mile loop out to Round Valley.  Bicycle ride start time is 9:00am, Walk/run start time is 10:00am.  Early Registration is $30 for adults and $10 for kids 12 & up.  Day of Registration is $35 for adults and $15 for kids 12 & up.  Advance Registration Wednesday, February 27th & March 6th, 11:00am-1:00pm at NIHD Administration Breezeway. All proceeds benefit Inyo & Mono cancer patients working with Eastern Sierra Cancer Alliance.  For Questions you may contact Barbara (760)873-5811 x3415 or Cheryl at (760)873-5811 x2153.

Pressure Canning Workshop

Jill Kinmont Boothe School Great Room 166 Grandview Road, Bishop, CA

Inyo and Mono Counties' Master Food Preservers present Meal in a Jar.  They will teach you How to Pressure Can to stock your pantry so that you always have something healthy to eat.  You will learn how to can Meat & Poultry, Beans, Stocks and Broths and Soups.  Also learn pressure canning safety, preserving food safety and tips and tricks. Workshop fee $20.  Workshop size is limited.  Workshops generally sell out.  This workshop is by PAID reservation only.  To reserve your spot please contact Melissa (760)873-7854 or email at mailto:

California Waterfowl’s 13th 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. Purchase tickets at: Mac's Sporting Goods, Eastern Sierra Community Bank, Reagan's Sporting Goods.  Tickets are $70.00 Per Person, $110.00 Per Couple, $50.00 Per Sprig (under 16), $40.00 Per Life Member, $500.00 Per Table Sponsor (8 people). Contact Joe Pecsi at (760)784-0699 or via email  for more information

Eastern Sierra Community Auction

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

Silent Auction, Live Auction, Appetizers & Desserts, Door Prizes.  Proceeds from the auction will support operating costs of United Methodist sponsored community projects, including: Soup Kitchen, Shower Ministry, Friendship Center, Recovery & Re-Entry.  Child care available with reservation.


Historic Benton Hot Springs 2019 Events

Benton Hot Springs 55137 CA-120, Benton, CA

Dine in rarely-opened historic buildings and enjoy a fun and fascinating presentation on prehistory or history in Mono County's oldest living town.  The cost for each catered dinner and presentation is $50.00 per person with all proceeds going to Historic Benton Hot Springs non profit thanks to a Mono County Grant.  Call (760)933-2287 for your reservation.  

Fundraiser Concert, “The Folk Collection”

The Nazarene Church 900 W. Line Street, Bishop, CA

To Benefit Eastern Sierra cancer Alliance, The Hospice of the Owens Valley, and the Sierra Communities Aviation Mentoring Program. The Folk Collection sings the music made famous by many of the artists and groups from the 60's.  This is a family show that works for all ages, full of sing-alongs and good, clean humor.  Tickets are $25.00 and are available at or from any of the sponsoring organizations, or contact Tony Unger at (661)510-6351.

4th of July Events in Independence


6:15 am:  American Legion Flag Raising Ceremony at Dehy Park. 6:30-9:00 am: Lions Club Pancake Breakfast at Dehy Park 7:00 am: Run/Walk 8:00 am - 2:00 pm:  Arts & Crafts Show on Courthouse Lawn 10:00 am:  Parade 12:00 pm:  Pioneer Methodist Pie Social at Dehy Park 1:00 pm:  Spelling Bee at Dehy Park 2:00 pm:  Old Timey Kids Games at Dehy Park 1:00-6:00 pm:  OV School Pool Open for Swimming 4:00-6:30 pm:  Deep Pit BBQ at Dehy Park Dusk:  Grand Finale Fireworks Display at Independence Airport For more information, email or call 760-937-2429


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

Great music for a great cause!  Noon-10pm at Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fairgrounds.  Bands begin at 2pm.   $20 suggested donation.  Proceeds benefit Inyo Mono Association for the Handicapped.  Call event organizer Donna Jensen for more information (760)937-3317.

Bishop Country Club Golf Tournament

Bishop Country Club 1200 US-395, Bishop, CA

To Support Youth Football 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.

Bishop ELks Lodge 1603 Charity Golf Tournament

Bishop Country Club 1200 US-395, Bishop, CA

$50 (BCC Member), $75 (non-member).  All prices include golf, cart and lunch.  Hole sponsor opportunities: $100.  Prizes and raffles.  Registration begins at 8:00am with shotgun start at 9:00am.  Sign-up sheets will be available at the Elks Lodge and at Bishop Country Club.  For more information, questions or to be a sponsor, please contact Bishop Elks Lodge at (760)873-3221 or Ron Chegwidden at (760)920-2939

Halloween Wine Spooktacular

FFA Farm Bishop 221-323 Sunland Dr, Bishop, CA

October 6th 4:30-7:30 - This Foundation for Excellence fundraiser is one not to miss!! Come take part in the biggest halloween event in Bishop!!