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Happy Boulders Stewardship Day

Bishop, CA

Meet the Bishop Climbing Rangers in the Happy Boulder Parking lot at 9am. They'll have free coffee, trash bags, gloves, trash grabbers and swag for volunteers! Making a few minor adjustments to your climbing practice is easy to do and will help protect Bishop for the long haul! Volunteers must sign a waiver and will work independently or in small groups. Here's a reminder about the good outdoor etiquette we can all learn and practice. What to Bring: Sunscreen Warm Layers Water Snacks Sturdy Shoes Email with questions or to sign up!  

Mountain Lions Demystified

Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center 2510 Main Street , Mammoth Lakes, CA

Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association's 7th Annual Winter Adventure Series: Mountain Lions Demystified presentation by Phil Johnston: Mountain Lion Researcher, Professional Tracker, Outdoor Educator

$15.00
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Climber Coffee

Bishop, CA

Bishop Climbing Rangers are available for free coffee and a chat about local ethics and stewardship. Take a stand for our climbing areas.

FREE

Alone in the Mountains

Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center 2510 Main Street , Mammoth Lakes, CA

Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association's 7th Annual Winter Adventure Series: Alone in the Mountains presentation by Brooke Maushund: Jill of All Trades, Master of Fun, Snow Nerd, Ski Patroller, Member of YOSAR

$15.00

All Jokes Aside

Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center 2510 Main Street , Mammoth Lakes, CA

Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association's 7th Annual Winter Adventure Series: Don't miss this winner of Clean Comedy! Eeland Stribling performs on stage 2/24. You'll live love and laugh with him.

$15.00

Buttermilks Stewardship Day

Bishop, CA

Join the Bishop Climbing Rangers in the Buttermilks parking lot at 8:30am for trail work and litter pickup. We'll have free hot coffee, trash bags, gloves, trash grabbers, and swag. Volunteers must sign a waiver and will work independently or in small groups. Bring: sun protection, warm clothes, water, snacks, a mask, and sturdy shoes.

High Sierra

Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center 2510 Main Street , Mammoth Lakes, CA

Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association's 7th Annual Winter Adventure Series: High Sierra the final presentation of 2022 by Vitaliy Musiyenko: RN, Author, Explorer

$15.00

Climber Coffee

Bishop, CA

Bishop Climbing Rangers are available for free coffee and a chat about local ethics and stewardship. Take a stand for our climbing areas.

FREE

Live Music – Acoustic Eidolon

Bishop Union High School Theater 301 N Fowler St, Bishop, CA

ACOUSTIC EIDOLON MARCH 6, SUNDAY, 3 PM BISHOP UNION HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM Acoustic Eidolon, featuring Joe Scott on double neck guitjo and Hannah Alkire on cello are from Colorado and have graced stages throughout the US, Europe, Australia and Canada.  With eleven CDs and a DVD to their credit, these masterful artists continue to captivate audiences throughout the world with their signature “new acoustic” sound and boundless possibilities in blending Celtic, Americana, World & Flamenco musical influences. The double-neck guitjo has 14 strings and Joe has developed his own style and technique, playing both necks simultaneously.  Classically-trained cellist Hannah Alkire studied with […]

FREE

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.

Climber Coffee

Bishop, CA

Bishop Climbing Rangers are available for free coffee and a chat about local ethics and stewardship. Take a stand for our climbing areas.

FREE

Climber Coffee

Bishop, CA

Bishop Climbing Rangers are available for free coffee and a chat about local ethics and stewardship. Take a stand for our climbing areas.

FREE

Manzanar National Historic Site’s Public Archeology Program

Bishop, CA

Manzanar National Historic Site’s award-winning public archeology program is returning with three projects this year. On March 24-29, May 27-31, and September 2-6, volunteers will have the opportunity to assist the National Park Service in uncovering and preserving Manzanar’s Hospital area, the Children’s Village orphanage, and the Administration and Staff Housing area.  Work at the Hospital will include rebuilding a collapsed rock wall, removing brush and dead trees, clearing flood deposits, resetting building footers, and excavating landscaping features. At Children’s Village, volunteers will rebuild rustic wood fences, expose building footers, and clear brush and downed trees. In the Staff Housing […]

FREE Concert – Tiller’s Folly

Bishop Union High School Theater 301 N Fowler St, Bishop, CA

FREE Concert at Bishop Union High School Auditorium. Acoustic Eidolon, featuring Joe Scott on double neck guitjo and Hannah Alkire on cello are from Colorado and have graced stages throughout the US, Europe, Australia and Canada. With eleven CDs and a DVD to their credit, these masterful artists continue to captivate audiences throughout the world with their signature “new acoustic” sound and boundless possibilities in blending Celtic, Americana, World & Flamenco musical influences. The double-neck guitjo has 14 strings and Joe has developed his own style and technique, playing both necks simultaneously. Classically-trained cellist Hannah Alkire studied with G. Magyar of the Hungarian String Quartet and is recognized internationally for her stunning tone and emotional, impeccable playing and for taking the cello places it’s never been before.

FREE

Bishop Country Club Golf Tournament

Bishop Country Club 1325 US Hwy 395, Bishop, CA

74th Anniversary for BCC.  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.

Earth Day Sierra Celebration

Bishop City Park 700 N. Main Street, Bishop, CA

Live music, arts and crafts, food booths, kids' activities, Native dance and more fun Earth Day activities.

Youth Fly Fishing Camp

Bishop City Park 700 N. Main Street, Bishop, CA

Children ages 6-12 will learn the fundamentals of casting, tying flies, boat safety and fishing safety by our local Fishing Guides.  They will take this experience and grow as they experience bug life and how it effects your fishing success and see fish stocking in action.  There are only 20 spaces available for each day of this camp. The camp will take place on Saturday April 30, 2022 and Sunday May 1, 2022 for $20 a day per child. Due to availability, please only enroll your child for one day. Only 20 children will be taken each day, water and […]

$20

Manzanar Pilgrimage

Bishop, CA

Join this annual event virtually to commemorate the memory of Manzanar and its incarcerees. Lessons Learned, is the theme for the 53rd Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage, which will be held online on Saturday, April 30, 2022, at 12:00 PM. The 2022 Manzanar At Dusk program will also be held online in the hours following the 53rd Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage. Manzanar was the first of the American concentration camps in which more than 120,000 Japanese Americans and their immigrant parents were unjustly incarcerated during World War II.

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Monster Trucks

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

See these incredible 10,000-pound, car crushing giants compete in Bishop at the Tri-County Fair and Event Center on May 6th & 7th. There will also be Quad Wars and a Freestyle Razor Show and Jr. Outlaw Sprints.

1st Annual Eastern Sierra BBQ, Chili, Salsa Fest!

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

The 1st annual Eastern Sierra Chili and BBQ Cook-off will take place on May 6th, 2022. The event is hosted by the Tri County Fairgrounds and Event Center. It gonna be a legendary, community inspired event that EVERYONE in Bishop, Mammoth, Big Pine, Independence, Lone Pine, Ridgecrest, Lake Tahoe should attend.  It is a mega event with Mega Big Trucks, full of music, food, drink, friends and family.  This year, Bishop and surrounding areas will come together to celebrate the end of winter and to support community. LIVE MUSIC – GOOD EATS – FAMILY FUN Saturday BBQ, Chili, Vendors, Bands, […]

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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 hunt...like 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 http://www.lawsmuseum.org.  Sales spaces can be purchased for $45 at the museum.  Spaces are 20' by 25'.

$5

Rambling Peaks Festival

Mountain Rambler Brewery 186 South Main Street, Bishop, CA

Rambling Peaks Festival is a local event hosted by the Mountain Rambler Brewery to celebrate live music and local artists of all kinds! Music + art heals the soul, and we plan to take it in all weekend! Come explore a world of handmade products by the Eastern Sierra’s own, and beyond. Handcrafted wood art, jewelry, ceramics, textiles, paintings, photography, and more! Did we mention the food trucks?! We will have many throughout the weekend! Enjoy the Eastern Sierra’s unique way of celebrating Art of all kinds! FRIDAY // We will begin live music at 4:30 pm! This is ticketed entry. SATURDAY […]

Mule Museum Grand Opening

Laws Historic Village Bishop, CA

Grand Opening Celebration of the Mule Museum in Bishop, CA. Come Celebrate Wednesday, May 25th 5-7PM at the Laws Museum and Historic Site. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony followed by music and refreshments in the 20 Mule Team Barn. See the story of the mule told in context of the contribution of this humble animal to our American culture and Heritage. Don’t miss the Grand Opening, view the exhibit and bid in the Live and Silent Auctions. These very popular annual silent auction will be held this year at the Laws Railroad Museum just 4 miles from Bishop. The Auction will be […]

FREE

Manzanar National Historic Site’s Public Archeology Program

Bishop, CA

Manzanar National Historic Site’s award-winning public archeology program is returning with three projects this year. On March 24-29, May 27-31, and September 2-6, volunteers will have the opportunity to assist the National Park Service in uncovering and preserving Manzanar’s Hospital area, the Children’s Village orphanage, and the Administration and Staff Housing area.  Work at the Hospital will include rebuilding a collapsed rock wall, removing brush and dead trees, clearing flood deposits, resetting building footers, and excavating landscaping features. At Children’s Village, volunteers will rebuild rustic wood fences, expose building footers, and clear brush and downed trees. In the Staff Housing […]

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Bishop Country Club Golf Tournament

Bishop Country Club 1325 US Hwy 395, Bishop, CA

Annual Bishop Open.  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.

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Free Concert in the Park

Bishop City Park 700 N. Main Street, Bishop, CA

Free concert by Bishop Community Band at Bishop City Park Gazebo.  Enjoy classical, big band, ragtime, and more.  Every Monday night beginning at 8:00pm through August.  Bring lawn chairs or a blanket to sit on.

Astronomy on Tap

Mountain Rambler Brewery 186 South Main Street, Bishop, CA

Where is the most volcanic place in the solar system? What is causing brief flashes of radio light from across the universe, and how do we observe it here in the Owens Valley? Join us Wednesday, June 22nd at 7:30PM for an evening of astronomy as we discuss these topics and more at our next Astronomy on Tap in the Eastern Sierra! We'll host two ~15 minute talks, Q&A, and then follow it up with interactive, astronomical pub trivia, and guided stargazing at our in-person Astro on Tap in Bishop, CA. 7:30 p.m. - New Astronomical Discoveries from Owens Valley 8:00 p.m. […]

Roll, Reiki, Relax – A Recovery Workshop

Sierra Shanti Yoga Studio 275 South Main Street, Bishop, CA

If you spend most of your day sitting in front of a computer, this workshop will benefit you! Get rid of all that tension you are feeling all over your body - by rolling out your FEET! It's truly amazing. Join us In-Studio for this month's Roll, Reiki, Relax Workshop!   You're invited to come warm up indoors in our beautiful studio space and enjoy this relaxing workshop focused on releasing tension from *Calves, Ankles & Feet*. Learn to Roll Out your muscles and connective tissues on Yoga Tune Up®  therapy balls (myofascial release) with @ledbylovelauren and @bishopreiki Receive Reiki energy healing […]

$25.00

2022 Bishop 4th of July Celebration

Bishop City Park 700 N. Main Street, Bishop, CA

It’s time to celebrate America’s birthday in the Bishop City Park. Together with many amazing community partners, the Bishop Fire Department is preparing to give Bishop an Independence Day to remember. The entire park will be full of activity throughout the day, and everyone is invited to join the fun! There will be food vendors, craft booths, live music, new beer and wine garden and more. Bring a picnic blanket, lawn chairs and the whole family for an afternoon celebration. After 9 p.m. tune in to KIBS, 100.7 FM for synchronized music and look to the sky for the fireworks […]

Free