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“Preserving the Catch” Workshop

Crowley Lake Community Center 482 South Landing Road, #474, Mammoth Lakes, CA

Learn how to maximize your catch by pressure canning, dehydrating and freezing your fish and enjoy them all year. Presented by UCCE Master Food Preservers of Inyo and Mono Counties. Reservations required - click here.

$20.

Round Valley Elementary School Benefit

Convict Lake Resort 2000 Convict Lake Road, Mammoth Lakes, CA

It's a Spring Soiree!   Enjoy fine dining, dancing and auction for a great cause at Convict Lake Resort. $100 per ticket/$800-$1,000 per table. Tickets must be purchased by May 8th. For more info, call 760-793-8339 or email

Arborglyphs: The Art of Heritage

Eastern California Museum 155 N. Grant Street, Independence, CA

Join others for the grand opening of this new exhibit at the Eastern CA Museum.  Basque refreshments to be served at 4 PM and a lecture by Guest Curators Nancy Hadlock and Richard Potashin will begin at 5 PM.

Free

Mule Days Celebration

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

A world-class equestrian event promoting the legacy, heritage and talents of the mule.  Join us for an action packed week of mule events, concerts, catered dinner and BBQ, dancing, the world’s longest non-motorized parade, and more, at The Bishop Mule Days Celebration!

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 […]

I Want to be a Packer!

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

Free events for kids 5 to 17 years of age at Mule Days Pack. Fish. Dance. Win prizes at the stick Mule Rodeo.  Learn to be a clown.  Have fun!  In 2012, Mule Days started a program for youth to share in the enjoyment of participating in the main shows and other fun filled activities. Starting Friday, visit the “I Want to be a Packer” booth on the grass between the Home Economics Building and the main walkway to the grandstand to see the schedule and sign up for events.  The kid’s Corral stick mule rodeo events take place until […]

FREE
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Calico Quilt Show

Bishop, CA

The annual Calico Quilt Show will be held at the First United Methodist Church at 205 N. Fowler.

Eastern Sierra Pride

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

Don't miss Eastern Sierra Pride Festival. Head to the fairgrounds for food, drinks and live music in the afternoon with singer/songwriter Madyx. Piñon Pizza and The Rolling Chef will be on site serving up their delicious food options!

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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.

Frank Sinatra Big Band Tribute Concert in the Rocks

Museum of Western Film History 701 S Main Street, Lone Pine, CA

Join Big Band & Frank Sinatra aficionados at a tribute Concert in the Rocks of the Alabama Hills National Scenic Area.  The Pete Jacobs Big Band featuring Matt Hauser will play Sinatra favorites.  

$125 – $175

Water Wise Gardening in the Eastern Sierra

Chalfant Big Trees Nursery Chalfant, CA

The UCCE Inyo & Mono Counties' Master Gardeners will host this event in Chalfant at the Chalfant Big Trees Nursery.  Handouts will be provided and an optional visit to Harold's Chalfant Garden.   Bring a hat, chair and drink.  Contact Melissa at 760-873-7854 or .

Free
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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.

Free Concert – Jann Klose

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

Jann Klose Free Concert in the Park Series. Wednesday, June 8, 2022 @ 6PM Tri-County Fairgrounds @ the Coso Energy Stage on the grass Bring a chair, no outside alcohol Food & Drinks sold On-site Join us for LIVE Music. This is going to be goooooooood! Sugar My https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=miUgtAhOCMU A track from recent album "In Tandem" called Never Fall: https://youtu.be/1V5Key8wcVo Love High https://youtu.be/fX6R03ZMEbY Take Me 2 Forever https://youtu.be/1Z3WHpXIPS8 Love You the Most https://youtu.be/EV7V8BOPPzM  

FREE
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COSA Monthly Bird Walk

COSA 351 Pacu Lane, Bishop, CA

The COSA bird walk is an easy walk around the Bishop Paiute Tribe’s Conservation Open Space Area (COSA, behind the Forest Service building.) Walks occur the second Saturday of every month. October to May walks start at 8:30 am, and from June to September at 7:30 am. Meet behind the U.S. Forest Service/Bureau of Land Management building (351 Pacu Lane, Bishop). Limited supply of binoculars available.

Free

Paiute Shoshone Taatsawano Gathering

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

Experience the cultural traditions of local indigenous peoples at The Owens Valley Paiute Shoshone Cultural Center who hosts this traditional gathering.  Experience Native crafts and food booths, enjoy cultural performances, and participate in cultural workshops.  Bring lawn chairs.  Saturday's activities will occur from 10 AM to 10 PM or so, while Sunday's activities will occur beginning at 10 AM and ending around 1 PM.

Free

Pollinator Garden Inspiration Tour

Bishop City Park 690 N. Main Street, Bishop

Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT) and the UC Master Gardeners of Inyo and Mono County will have a Pollinator Garden Inspiration Tour on June 11. Join the tour to get exclusive access to beautiful pollinator-friendly gardens and the chance to ask the gardeners all of your questions about gardening with native plants! Our tour will start in the Bishop Community Garden in Bishop City Park between 9 am and 9:30 am. The tour will run until 12 pm, and then everyone is invited to enjoy refreshments in ESLT’s demonstration Pollinator Garden from 12 pm-1pm. RSVP to and visit eslt.org/events […]

Dehydrating for Backpackers & Survivors

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

Learn to dehydrate fruit, vegetables, and herbs for your backcountry trip or for home use.  Reservations required.  Pay in advance at listed website below.

$15

The Manzanar Fishing Club Event & Tour

Manzanar National Historic Site 5001 HWY 395, Independence, CA

Join Cory Shiozaki and special guests MIchael Nakamura and Dylan Wakasa for a short presentation and guided tour of history related to the Manzanar Fishing Club.

Free