Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association's 7th Annual Winter Adventure Series: Mountain Lions Demystified presentation by Phil Johnston: Mountain Lion Researcher, Professional Tracker, Outdoor Educator
Photo from Winter outing 2019 Join us for a fun outing as we explore the Bodie Hills. Bring your skis or snowshoes (or borrow ours) for a fun day of trekking. All ages and skill levels are welcome. We will decide as a group how far to go and we may split up depending on how far you want to go. The day begins with breakfast at the Virginia Creek Settlement (if possible under Mono county public health guidance,) and we will head off to a trailhead for snowshoeing and cross country skiing with discussions about preservation of the beautiful...
The Creative ProcessA creative process workshop with Erin Boehme Thursdays 5:15pm - 6:45 pmFebruary 10, 17, 24, & March 3, 2022 Join a 4 part workshop to explore the creative process within yourself and your community. We will gather in person for 4 sessions of conversation, planning and reflecting as a group. During the planned time, each participant will engage in a project on their own as an experiment in the creative process. Documenting and tracking are skills we will practice to bring back to the group for discussion and support. This workshop is not intended for artists or craftspeople, but […]
It’s on! The 14th annual 5k Winter Race Series hosted by Inyo County Search and Rescue and Sage to Summit in Bishop, CA. is a fundraiser to support our local volunteer Search and Rescue team. All race donations support medical training and the General Fund for the all-volunteer Inyo County SAR.
3D Card MakingA creative card-making workshop with Andrea Kramer Saturday, February 12th, 2021 - 10.30 am to 12 noon In this workshop, you will learn how to make creative greetings cards using a variety of materials and exploring using a “pop-up” technique to create 3D cards! This workshop is for people aged 10 and up. Supplies will be provided. For more information and to register online click HERE
Welcome to the first ever Trout Rodeo in Bishop, California on February 26, 2022! This catch and release tournament is a challenge to ALL anglers to see who comes out on top. The event is open to fly and conventional anglers and we have made it easy to be a part of it! Cost Individuals - 25.00 per person. Teams - There is an additional fee (20.00) if you want to compete in the team category and there will be separate prizes for each team member. To compete as a team, you must designate a Team Leader as all participants need […]
Join the Bishop Climbing Rangers in the Buttermilks parking lot at 8:30am for trail work and litter pickup. We'll have free hot coffee, trash bags, gloves, trash grabbers, and swag. Volunteers must sign a waiver and will work independently or in small groups. Bring: sun protection, warm clothes, water, snacks, a mask, and sturdy shoes.
Millefiori Bead MakingA bead making workshop with Andrea Kramer Saturday, January 29th, 2021 - 10 AM to 1:30 PM In this unique workshop you will design and make original wearable art jewelry from handmade millefiori beads that you will create yourself. Millefiori means "thousand flowers" because these beads are often made with flowers and geometric designs. SORRY! This class is now SOLD OUT! There is another opportunity to participate in this class on 2/26/2022 - scroll down to find that class description and to register online.
Come learn more about mule deer and their seasonal migration with Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT) and CDFW Human-Wildlife Conflict Scientist Daniel Taylor! ESLT’s Mule Deer Migration Corridor Field Trip is an educational tour on the Round Valley mule deer herd’s winter range from 2-4pm on March 5th. Visit www.eslt.org/events for more details on this free, family-friendly event.
ACOUSTIC EIDOLON MARCH 6, SUNDAY, 3 PM BISHOP UNION HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM Acoustic Eidolon, featuring Joe Scott on double neck guitjo and Hannah Alkire on cello are from Colorado and have graced stages throughout the US, Europe, Australia and Canada. With eleven CDs and a DVD to their credit, these masterful artists continue to captivate audiences throughout the world with their signature “new acoustic” sound and boundless possibilities in blending Celtic, Americana, World & Flamenco musical influences. The double-neck guitjo has 14 strings and Joe has developed his own style and technique, playing both necks simultaneously. Classically-trained cellist Hannah Alkire studied with […]
A great evening featuring an outstanding raffle, auction, wildlife art and fine sporting merchandise. Cocktails at 4:30PM, Dinner at 6:30PM. Buy tickets early, event will sell out. Tickets are $85 Per Person, $150 Per Couple, $65 Per Sprig (under 16), $65 Per Life Member, $700.00 Per Gold Table (8 people). Contact Joe Pecsi at (760)784-0699 for more information.
Make a life-saving appointment by calling 877-258-4825 or visit donors.vitalant.org and search blood drive code "Bishop." March 16 10am-6pm and March 17 8am-2pm.
Join Lynda Charlie and Fawn Piper, two indigenous Native Americans, to learn about this unique Paiute/Shoshone craft of beauty and grace.
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 […]
Bishop not only offers world-class bouldering but also provides hundreds of sport and trad routes nearby. We hope that the Flash Foxy Climbing Festival* will not only reach veteran climbers but also provide a safe space for beginner climbers to come and learn more about all that climbing has to offer! Flash Foxy Climbing Festival* welcomes all women and genderqueer climbers to join us at this event.
Charlene Redner, a Bishop Paiute Native, will demonstrate the making of Fandango Dresses, a form of traditional Paiute clothing. Call the cultural center for additional information.
Obi Kaufmann, a noted California author, will present his deep-time, ecological and philosophical perspective of California's superlative mountain range, the Sierra Nevada,. Join Obi after the presentation for a book signing, coffee, and snacks. More info and register online at c5studios.org
Join Eastern California Museum at the Gravesite of the 1872 Lone Pine Earthquake Victims, located on the west side of Highway 395 one mile north of Lone Pine. This will be an historical remembrance of the great Lone Pine Earthquake of 1872 that struck the Eastern Sierra impacting lives, property and landscapes. Hear stories and accounts of this powerful event. For further information and questions, contact the Eastern California Museum at 760-878-0258.
Local artist, Robert Piper, Jr. from the Big Pine Paiute Tribe will demonstrate Native American flutes, a traditional Paiute musical instrument for guests.
Hundreds of thousands of shorebirds and waterfowl have returned to Owens Lake as a result of lakebed flooding by the City of Los Angeles to mitigate lake bottom dust emissions. The dust mitigation project modified habitat conditions so that the lake became a stopover for rest, forage and energy replenishment for birds migrating along the Pacific Flyway. Learn about this remarkable environmental success and efforts to make Owens Lake a lasting habitat for wildlife during Desert Survivors' online Zoom presentation by Michael Prather, a noted birding expert. Join in. It is easy. Go to zoom.us/join and click on "join a meeting". […]
The Owens Valley Paiute Shoshone Cultural Center is hosting two virtual artist workshops entitled, 5 Uses For Your Artist Portfolio by Great Basin Native Artists (GBNA) founder, Melissa Melero-Moose of the Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe. Part 1 is scheduled for April 6th , and Part 2 is on April 13th, both at 12pm. Pre-registration is encouraged by opening the following link at https://culturalcenter.typeform.com/GBNA-Workshops, but is not required! Zoom meeting ID: 161 735 0025. For info, call 760-873-8844.