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Eastern Sierra Mountain Film Festival

Presented by Eastern Sierra Arts Alliance and Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association. 4 evenings of films in Bishop and Mammoth Lakes focusing on films that represent Mountain Culture, the environment, and the lifestyle of mountain living. Shorts and feature documentaries that educate and enlighten on issues surrounding conservation, human rights, indigenous culture, climate change, endangered species, outdoor sports, and more. This a live 4-day event. Day tickets and all-in-one passes available.

Vanilla Ice Concert

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

Yo, VIP… let’s kick it! Closing out the 2023 Summer Concert Series by throwing it back to the 90s with Vanilla Ice! The retro evening features food trucks, craft beer, margaritas, festival-style seating and so much more! GA and VIP tickets are available now. Get word to your mother and get your tickets for a music experience under the Milky Way!

Lone Pine Community Arts Day

Spainhower Park in Lone Pine

Inyo Council for the Arts & the Lone Pine Film Festival invite you to its annual Lone Pine Community Arts Day.

Free

Art and Observation Walk in Alabama Hills

Alabama Hills National Scenic Area Bishop, CA, United States

Join BLM’s artist-in-residence, Alyssa Marquez, between the jagged peaks of the Sierra Nevada and Owens Valley for an Observation and Art Walk within the Alabama Hills National Scenic Area. Participants will take short hikes in the rounded rocks and eroded hills to observe their surroundings and create brief artworks (e.g., drawings, photography, poetry, audio recordings, video) in response to these observations. The Observation and Art Walk allows participants to experience the environment through a focused perspective, uncovering textures, animals and sounds that might normally go unnoticed. Morning refreshments will provided by ESIA. All mediums are welcome. Please bring your own […]

City of Bishop Gathering to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Bishop City Hall 377 West Line Street, Bishop, CA, United States +1 more

Join Bishop City Councilmembers and community members at the gazebo on Church Street behind Bishop City Hall from 3-5pm to observe National Hispanic Heritage Month.

Eastern Sierra Observatory Dark Sky Festival

Bishop, CA, United States

The Eastern Sierra Observatory will host a California Dark Sky Festival October 12th through October 15th in Panamint Valley.  The event will feature huge telescopes, lectures, photography workshops, a food truck, a giant chess set, camping onsite under dark skies and more.

Rally in the Alley!

Join Eastern Sierra Engineering for a fun evening in Whitney Alley. Open house, Corn Hole Tournament, Refreshments & Live Entertainment. Everyone is welcome!

Ventura County Motorcycle Club Dual Sport Rally

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

16th Annual VCMC Bishop Dual Sport Rally presented by the Ventura County Motorcycle Club. Entry Fees Include: -15 Different GPS Tracks -T-Shirt -Friday Fiesta Tacos (while they last) -Saturday Banquet -Multi-Loops - Ride when you want! Stay on the trails! -Approximately 800 miles or more of riding with varying difficulty available. -Lots of sights to be seen! Click here for more info and to register!

Trout Trot

Bishop, CA, United States

5K/10K fundraiser run for Friends of the Inyo

$40.00

Watch the October 10th Annular Eclipse at Bishop City Park

Dr Mark Hodges of CalTech's Owens Valley Radio Observatory will be setting up a telescope for the public to view Saturday morning's annular (NOT annual) eclipse at Field #1 at Bishop City Park. He will be there about 8 am until about 10:30 am. In addition to the telescope, he will project an image and will have eclipse glasses for people to use.  Expected eclipse timelines in Bishop are: Partial eclipse begins at 8:06 am Maximum will be at 9:23 am - 81% of the Sun will be covered up Eclipse ends at 10:48 am See image above for expected […]

Free

Solar Eclipse Viewing Event

Alabama Hills National Scenic Area Bishop, CA, United States

On October 14th, the solar eclipse will start at approximately 8:06 am, peak at 9:23 am, and end at 10:48 am in the Eastern Sierra, with 80% coverage of the sun, creating dusk-like conditions. Join an ESIA interpretive specialist for a talk and witness one of the celestial events of the year! 9 am: Mobius Arch Trailhead Parking, Alabama Hills. Solar glasses and an eclipse projector will be provided for viewing, paired with a short talk about the phenomenon.

Acrylic Painting Workshop & Exhibition in Lone Pine

Eastern Sierra Interagency Vistor Center Highway 395 & State Route 136, Lone Pine, United States

Join Alabama Hills Artist in Residence, Kristen Freeborn, for a free acrylic workshop for beginner and intermediate artists, recommended for ages 10 and up. 10 am-4:30 pm: Open Exhibition at Eastern Sierra Visitor Center, Lone Pine. 11 am-1 pm: Free Acrylic Painting Workshop (sign-up required). Supplies and refreshments will be provided.

Event Series C5 Studios

C5 Studios

Bishop, CA, United States

C5 Studios offers many types of arts and crafts classes, workshops, social activities, and more.  Sometimes multiple activities per day are scheduled.  For detailed information about topics on this scheduled date including activity descriptions, times, and costs, please visit https://www.c5studios.org/classes-calendar.

Harvest Hoedown Celebration

Bishop Elks Lodge 151 East Line Street, Bishop, CA, United States

Bishop Elks invites everyone to celebrate the 2023 Harvest Hoedown.  See above flyer for details.

$20

Amargosa Basin Protection Presentation

Jill Kinmont Boothe School 166 Grandview Road, Bishop, CA, United States

A campaign is in place to create the Amargosa Basin National Monument and Susan Sorrells, President of Friends of the Amargosa Basin, is sharing the news at a special presentation in Bishop the evening of October 18.

Eastern Sierra Cancer Alliance 5K & 10K

Bishop City Park Bishop, United States

23rd annual fundraising event to help everyone fighting all types of cancer in our region. Registration, start and finish at Bishop City Park. Registration opens at 7:30 am, walk/run begins at 9am.

$40.00
Event Series C5 Studios

C5 Studios

Bishop, CA, United States

C5 Studios offers many types of arts and crafts classes, workshops, social activities, and more.  Sometimes multiple activities per day are scheduled.  For detailed information about topics on this scheduled date including activity descriptions, times, and costs, please visit https://www.c5studios.org/classes-calendar.

Festival of Frights

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

Enjoy a wide array of bounce houses, food vendors, and Trick or Treats. Test your courage with frights for all ages in the Scare Zones, Haunted House, and Haunted Laser Tag. Don’t forget to dress your best to win prizes for your costume and purchase the perfect pumpkin from local Girl Scouts. *If your organization, company or group would like to participate, please contact Karey Poole at

Event Series Country Classic Hits

Country Classic Hits

Country Classic Hits are presented by local talent.  Join in singing. Grab your hat and boots and listen to some Dolly, Waylon, Crystal and Johnny songs.  See embedded flyer above for details.

$25

Owens River Annual Clean Up

Pleasant Valley Reservoir Campground Bishop, CA, United States

Volunteer event begins at 8 AM at Pleasant Valley Campground Metal Footbridge.  Bring gloves.  Coffee/baked goods provided at 8AM with lunch at 12PM.

Free

Fall Color Fest 2023

Bishop Community Garden Bishop, CA, United States

Presented by The Master Gardener Program of Inyo & Mono Counties.  See embedded flyer above for more information.  Contact Melissa at 760-873-7854 for additional info.

Free

Holiday Craft Fair at Calvary Baptist Church

Calvary Baptist Church 1100 West Line Street, Bishop, CA, United States

Crafts, jewelries, clothing, fine arts and more. Cookie walk with proceeds to benefit ongoing church projects.  See embedded  flyer above for additional details.

Free

Holiday Craft Fair

Calvary Baptist Church 1100 West Line Street, Bishop, CA, United States

Crafts, jewelry, clothing, fine art & more. CBC youth group cookie walk.

Yuuwano Fall Fandango

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

Join local indigenous Owens Valley Paiute-Shoshone residents for this one-of-a-kind event.  See embedded flyer for additional information.

Event Series Country Classic Hits

Country Classic Hits

Country Classic Hits are presented by local talent.  Join in singing. Grab your hat and boots and listen to some Dolly, Waylon, Crystal and Johnny songs.  See embedded flyer above for details.

$25
Event Series Country Classic Hits

Country Classic Hits

Country Classic Hits are presented by local talent.  Join in singing. Grab your hat and boots and listen to some Dolly, Waylon, Crystal and Johnny songs.  See embedded flyer above for details.

$25
Event Series C5 Studios Arts & Crafts Activity

C5 Studios Arts & Crafts Activity

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

C5 Studios offers many types of arts and crafts classes, workshops, social activities, and more.  Sometimes multiple activities per day are scheduled.  For detailed information about topics on this scheduled date including activity descriptions, times, and costs, please visit https://www.c5studios.org/classes-calendar.

Holiday Market Place

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

Lots of shopping, music, food & fun! Gingerbread house contest, ceramics, jewelry, home decor, gourmet goodies and more! Hosted by Friends of the Fair. Admission is FREE!

Free
Event Series C5 Studios Arts & Crafts Activity

C5 Studios Arts & Crafts Activity

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

C5 Studios offers many types of arts and crafts classes, workshops, social activities, and more.  Sometimes multiple activities per day are scheduled.  For detailed information about topics on this scheduled date including activity descriptions, times, and costs, please visit https://www.c5studios.org/classes-calendar.

Ladies Night Out

Anne Marie's Home Boutique 336 North Main Street, Bishop, CA

Sips, apps, discounts and giveaways at Anne Marie's & La Vie Amour Boutiques in downtown Bishop.

Laws Railroad Museum Celebrates National Book Day

Laws Railroad Museum Bishop, CA, United States

Author and artist Christine Eyer will sell and autograph her brand-new publication: “ABCs for LOGOPHILES AND PHILOTHERIANS”. Docent talks in the Station Agent’s House at 11:00 a.m. and the Bottle House at 12:30 p.m. At 11:30, the 1910 Northern Inyo Schoolhouse will host Children’s Story Hour, suitable for children ages 4-8.

$10

Ski Movie Night

Bishop Twin Theater 237 N. Main Street, Bishop, CA, United States

Get Stoked for Winter!  HSMS All Mountain Team Movie & Dinner Fundraiser  THE MOVIE & THE RAFFLE: Wednesday, November 29th the Home Street Middle School Ski and Snowboard All Mountain Team will be hosting a movie night at The Bishop Twin Theater. Great Raffle prizes! Tickets are $10 at the door. Doors open at 5:30PM, a series of ski and snowboard short films starts at 6:00PM. THE DINNER: Head to the Mountain Rambler Brewery before or after the movie on 11/29. Dinner proceeds go to the All Mountain Team. Big thanks to our generous community including Mountain Rambler and Bishop […]

$10.00

Light Up A Life Hospice Tree Lighting Ceremony

Pioneer Home Health Care 363 Academy, Bishop, CA, United States

Friends and loved ones are honored, remembered or memorialized.  Light refreshments will be served following the tree lighting. Everyone is welcome. 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.

Polar Express Playing at Bishop Twin Theatre

Bishop Twin Theater 237 N. Main Street, Bishop, CA, United States

Wear your jammies to this special showing of the holiday classic and get a free bell! Proceeds benefit Hospice of the Owens Valley. Call (760)872-4663 for more information.

$5.0

Santa Mile Fun Run/Walk

Bishop Chamber of Commerce 690 N. Main Street, Bishop, CA

Hosted by Sunrise Rotary. Before the Bishop Christmas Parade. $10 to register. Register by 4pm at Chamber of Commerce, 690 N. Main Street. All proceeds go to Polio Plus.

Downtown Bishop Market

Bishop, CA, United States

Downtown Bishop Market from 5:30-9pm on Academy Street. The Friends of the Tri County Fair are the new sponsors along with funding from the City of Bishop and Inyo County. There will be live music, lots of food booths and cocktails and beer for sale, plus our local vendors will be offering produce, products of the region and crafts. Call Mikaela Torres for more information at (760)937-0170.

ES Avalanche Center Season Kickoff Fundraiser

There is snow in the hills and we’re getting stoked for winter’s return! Get ready for the biggest party of the year! Join us at Canyon Lodge in Mammoth Lakes on Dec 2nd for this year’s Annual Season Kickoff event hosted by Zahan Billimoria! We will have our world-famous raffle, food and drinks available, and a silent auction. Doors open at 5pm and the show starts at 7pm. For more information and to purchase tickets please visit the events page on our website. https://www.esavalanche.org/.../2023-season-kickoff-event/ Can’t wait to see you there!