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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.

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.


C5 Foundations of Painting

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

Foundations of Painting - 4 sessions Painting workshops with Naomi Hart Johnson Ages 9-18    Wednesday 3.45pm - 5.15pm - 1/12, 1/19, 1/26, 2/2 In this program of four classes, young artists will investigate the foundational principles and skills of painting.    We will explore how we can create a range of effects with various different kinds of paint and methods of application.  Participants will experiment with communicating their own ideas and experiences through the marks that they make and the art that they create. This is a block of 4 classes with each class both building on the previous class […]


C5 Art Opening

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

C5 Studios presents JOHN HALLBERG: I Turn Myself Over To The Object Exhibition dates: January 14  - February 28, 2022 Reception on Friday, January 14th 5pm - 7.30pm C5 Studios Community Arts Center presents I Turn Myself Over To The Object, a new solo show by John Hallberg.  C5 Studios is proud to present a unique and diverse collection of Hallberg’s work including drawings, paintings, assemblage and sculpture. Driven by the desire to make art as a way to express himself in ways he couldn’t otherwise, Hallberg surrenders to the process and materials that guide him to create in any given […]

Sierra Shanti Inversions Workshops

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

Sierra Shanti Inversions Workshops Led by Shelby Pracht 5:30-6:30 PM Introduction to Inversions 7-8 PM Intermediate Inversions Learn to take your inversions to the next level. We will work on strength and engagement to add stability and balance. We will work through a few more advanced headstands and move into handstands; focusing on technique and alignment to further your progress.

Sierra Shanti Prenatal Yoga

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

Sierra Shanti Prental Yoga WorkshopsLed by Lauren Join Lauren for a 3 week Pre Natal Yoga Series  - January 15th, 22nd, 29th @ 11am   In studio & Online $70 for all 3 weeks   Suitable for all stages of pregnancy. Great for both those new to yoga and experienced practitioners. Come learn how to safely modify your practice while your little one grows.    We will focus on strengthening the arms (thank us for this one post-baby!) and the legs, while gently opening up the hips. Most importantly, come take time for yourself - tune into YOUR needs. Calm […]

C5 Joy Meditation with Watercolor

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

Joy Meditation with WatercolorA watercolor workshop with Ana Budnyk Saturday January 15th, 2022 - 1.30pm - 3pm This workshop invites you to bring awareness to what sparks joy in you. In this session, we will use writing prompts and watercolor to reflect and bring back memories and imagination of what lights us up, what we are grateful for that happened to us in the past, or what we want to have more in the coming year. Joy comes from delightful and cherished experiences and makes our well-being feel light and vibrant. Joy creates the urge to play and get involved or […]


Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center @ Mtn. Rambler Brewery

Mountain Rambler Brewery 186 South Main Street, Bishop, CA

Mountain Rambler Brewery is hosting a FREE Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center slideshow on basic avalanche awareness and an update on the current snowpack.  Come grab a beer and learn about what's going on in the Sierra.


Sierra Nevada – The Best Home Range in the World

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

Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association's 7th Annual Winter Adventure Series: The Best Home Range in the World presentation by Tad McCrea: Alpine Explorer, Mountain Guide, Photographer