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Tri-County Fairgrounds & Event Center 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 Market

Eastside Guesthouse 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 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 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.


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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Bishop, 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


C5 Song and Story Circle

C5 Art Studios Bishop, CA

Little Sparrows Song and Story CircleA group for young children and their parents/caretakers   1st and 3rd Friday of the month - starts Friday January 21, 202210:00am - 11:15am Join us for a morning of circle songs, movement, storytelling and art for the young child ages 2 - 4 and their caretaker/parent. This adult + child group will meet every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month from 10:00-11:15am- walk-ins welcome, but reservation/sign ups are preferred as space is limited. For more information and to register online click HERE

C5 Watercolor – Modern Techniques

C5 Art Studios Bishop, CA

Watercolor - Modern TechniquesA watercolor workshop with Ana Budnyk Saturday January 22nd, 2022 - 10.30pm - 12 noon This class starts building your watercolor vocabulary to give you more brush control in watercolor. We will explore basic materials and techniques in watercolor: wet on wet, wet on dry, blending, layering, adding ink, and creating gradients and textures with household supplies like salt and alcohol. In the end, we will practice incorporating those techniques in a short nature painting. Participants will leave having more control with their brush, water, and paints. You will use watercolor techniques that will make your painting […]


The Felici Piano Trio/Chamber Music Unbound

Cerro Coso Community College Bishop, CA

The Felici Piano Trio performs chamber music works by Rachmaninoff and Beethoven (his magisterial “Archduke” Trio). Tickets are available online only at Please note that the college requires masks and the box office team will ask verbal confirmation at the door that concertgoers are fully-vaccinated and free of COVID symptoms. Tickets are available online at, or at the Booky Joint in Mammoth Lakes, the Inyo Council for the Arts in Bishop and at the door, 45 minutes before performances.


Sierra Shanti Community Yoga

Eastside Guesthouse & Bivy Bishop, CA

Sierra Shanti Community Yoga Led by Tiffany Vanderhoven 9:00-10:30 AM Power Flow Class Guesthouse & Bivy - 777 N Main St. Bishop, CA. This class will be located outside. Please bring a mat and water bottle. We suggest arriving 10 mins early to find your teacher and settle in for class. Walk-ups welcome $5 cash donation, you may also pre-register for this class. Class Description:  Prana Vinyasa Flow is an active Sunday morning flow class. Come practice full mind and body presence as we move through a moderate-to-challenging progression of asanas (postures) suitable for all levels. Leave feeling strong, radiant, […]


WMRC – The Bigger Picture: How Rock Art fit into the Lives of the People who made it

Bishop, CA

This lecture combines vivid photographs of rock art, people, animals, and exotic landscapes with insights gained over twenty-five years of researching and documenting rock art in western North America and ten field seasons documenting Aboriginal rock art and associated traditional knowledge with the Wardaman people of northern Australia.

Recovery Through Running

Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center Bishop, CA

Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association's 7th Annual Winter Adventure Series: Recovery Through Running presentation by Ryan Navales: Ultra-runner, President of Inyo Search and Rescue.


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!