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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).

Upper Owens River Cleanup

Bishop, CA

Upper Owens River Stewardship Event SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2021 Meet at the upper Owens Benton Crossing Road Parking Area - Map Volunteers will help clean up the watershed, Brown's Campground, Layton Springs and Benton Crossing area. Breakfast and lunch will be provided, nature-based kids activities and fly fishing demo with Fred Rowe. Masks and social distancing are required. Masks, gloves, trash bags and trash grabbers will be provided. Sponsored by Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association and Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

Flo’s Diner Grand Opening and Car Show

Bishop, CA

Flo's Diner in Chalfant is open for Lunch, Dinner, Groceries, Beer and Wine! Come enjoy music by Bill Planchon and Friends, Food by Flo's Diner, Judged Trophies, and 50/50 Drawing benefiting Chalfant Valley Fire Department.

Halloween (Drive-In Movie)

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

Halloween is an American slasher franchise that consists of eleven films, as well as novels, comic books, a video game and other merchandise. The films primarily focus on Michael Myers who was committed to a sanitarium as a child for the murder of his sister, Judith Myers. Fifteen years later, he escapes to stalk and kill the people of the fictional town of Haddonfield, Illinois. Michael's killings occur on the holiday of Halloween, on which all of the films primarily take place. The original Halloween, released in 1978, was written by John Carpenter and Debra Hill, and directed by Carpenter. The film, inspired by Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho and Bob Clark's Black Christmas, is known to have inspired a long line of slasher films.


FREE CONCERT! Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band

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

FREE CONCERT! Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band this Friday, October 22nd at the Fairgrounds! Come dance, bring a blanket, picnic or lawn chairs. No outside alcohol allowed - the bar will be open! Adventures in Parrotdise staring Barrie Cunningham, the lost shaker band and the island girls.


DRIVE IN MOVIE – Nightmare Behind Christmas

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

The Nightmare Before Christmas showing at the Drive-In Movie Theater Drive-In Movie at the Tri-County Fairgrounds Gates Open @ 6:15PM Movie Starts @ 7:00PM Bring Chairs and Blankets. Food and Drinks Sold On-Site Get Tickets The film follows the misadventures of Jack Skellington, Halloweentown's beloved pumpkin king, who has become bored with the same annual routine of frightening people in the "real world." When Jack accidentally stumbles on Christmastown, all bright colors and warm spirits, he gets a new lease on life -- he plots to bring Christmas under his control by kidnapping Santa Claus and taking over the role. […]


Beatty Days

Bishop, CA

Join us for a weekend in Beatty, Nevada with old west shoot outs, ICS Chili Cookoff, 5K run, 2K walk, Poker walk, bed races, parade, desert art show, model railroads, car show, corn hole toss tournament and more! Hosted by the Beatty Chamber of Commerce.


Bizarre Bazaar

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

Vendors, Raffles, Cake Walk, Pumpkin Carving Contest, Costume Contest, Live Music & Fun for All!

Trunk or Treat + Haunted House

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

Trunk or Treat plus Walk Through Haunted House at the Fairgrounds! Heritage Arts Building Area (6pm-830pm) Free to the public


The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Drive-In Movie)

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

The Rocky Horror Picture Show AND COSTUME CONTEST at the Drive-In Movie Theater Drive-In Movie at the Tri-County Fairgrounds Don't miss!! There will be a complete costume contest and full bar at this event! Gates Open @ 6:30PM Movie Starts @ 7:30PM Bring Chairs and Blankets. Food and Drinks Sold On-Site Get Tickets In this cult classic, sweethearts Brad (Barry Bostwick) and Janet (Susan Sarandon), stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter (Tim Curry), a transvestite scientist. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including […]


Astronomy Lecture Series – Cosmic Acoustics

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

Astronomy Lecture Series presented by Caltech's Owens Valley Radio Observatory. Featuring Ivey Davis.


Mountain Film Festival (Drive-In Movie)

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

After the festival, Mountainfilm on Tour hits the road, sharing the year’s most inspiring short films with communities around the world. Hosted by ESIA.


Partial Lunar Eclipse

Bishop, CA

Gaze upon the second lunar eclipse of 2021.


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

Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center is hosting a Drive-in movie style tailgate event and FREE Avalanche Awareness Workshops December 3-4


Kids Night Out

Bishop, CA

Gymnastics, Crafts and Holiday Fun! Drop the kids (ages 5-12) off so you can get your shopping done. Space is very limited.


Christmas Tree Auction & Luncheon

Bishop Elks Lodge 151 East Line Street, Bishop, CA

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


Christmas Market

Eastside Guesthouse 777 N. Main Street, Bishop, CA

A European inspired Christmas Market on 12/4 is taking place at the Eastside Guesthouse during and after the Holiday parade on Main Street. Come enjoy some mulled wine, hot chocolate, and buy some crafts for presents.

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.


Magic of Christmas

Bishop, CA

An Outdoor 30-minute Christmas Musical on December 10, 11 with four performance times to choose from. Presented by the Nazarene Church.


Open Mic Night at Bishop Looney Bean

Bishop Looney Bean 399 N. Main Street, Suite A, Bishop

Walk-ins welcome. Want to perform, contact Jordan Herbst (760)258-7200.

Big Pine Civic Club New Year’s Eve Party

Big Pine American Legion Bishop, CA

Ring in the new year with the Big Pine Civic Club. Dance to music by DJ Pat and Nathan Vance.  It's a family-friendly event, no alcohol! Refreshments provided by Big Pine Civic Club. Donations appreciated.

C5 Community Yoga

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

Yoga for AthletesCommunity Yoga! Every Wednesday 5.30 - 6.45pm at C5 Studios! We are delighted to host Jean's Community Yoga every Wednesday!  This class is donation based and registration in advance is not required - just show up! Masks are required for all participants

Sierra Shanti Free Community Vision Board Workshop

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

Class Description: Come set your New Year's intentions in community! Feel supported and get creative as you bring your dreams to life.  How it Works: Bring your own adult beverage to enjoy whether that's beer, a kombucha, or a nice hot tea that inspires you.  Please, bring your own scissors - we welcome extra magazines! We will provide cardstock, glue and some magazines. *IN STUDIO 90 minutes - Kindly pre-register so we know how many supplies to prepare. ALL ARE WELCOME. ♾

C5 Ceramics Workshop

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

Hand-Building CeramicsA ceramics workshop with Bart Godett This is a three-part workshop and registrants should plan to attend all sessions: Saturday January 8th, 2022 - 10.30am - 12.30pmSunday, January 9th, 2022 - 10.30am - 12 noonSaturday January 15th, 2022 - 10.30am - 12 noon In this workshop we will use basic hand-building ceramics techniques to build confidence in exploring clay and its properties. Participants will have the opportunity to make one or two (depending on complexity) fairly small pots, for example a mug or a bean pot or both. You will hand-build your creation and glaze it, creating a finished […]


C5 Open Mic Nights

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

Open Mic!2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at C5 Studios!Open to all ages! We are delighted to be hosting a regular Open Mic for musicians, poets, vocalists and anyone else who wants to share their passion and talent! Sign up in person at C5 Studios between 6.30 - 7pmOpen Mic session runs from 7pm - 9pm If you have any questions reach out to us at 

California Hawking Club Field Meet

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

Awesome experience to see falcons in action and learn about their behaviors. Bishop is the chosen location of the 50th annual field meet for the California Hawking Club.