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Upper Owens River Stewardship Event

Bishop, CA, United States

Volunteers will help clean up the watershed, Brown's Campground, Layton Springs and Benton Crossing area. Breakfast & lunch provided, nature-based kids activities and fly fishing demo. Masks, gloves, trash bags and trash grabbers will be provided. Meet at the upper Owens Benton Crossing Road parking area. Co-sponsored by Sierra Trash Eliminators, USFS, BLM, ESIA and LADWP.

Manzanar Special Program

Manzanar National Historic Site 5001 HWY 395, Independence, CA, United States

Cory Shiozaki, director of The Manzanar Fishing Club will give a brief presentation and guided driving/walking tour. Meet in the visitor center lobby. Bring water, sturdy shoes, hat, sunglasses & sunscreen.


Opening Reception at Eastern California Museum

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

New exhibit at Eastern California Museum celebrating the life, philosophy and photography of climbing legend Smoke Blanchard - Mountain Ramblings, Picnics and Pilgrimages. Exhibit runs 10/22/22-3/24/23.

All Hallow’s Costume Gala at C5 Studios

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

Costume contest, live music & dance party for guests 18 & older. Get tickets in advance online.

Bishop Country Club Golf Tournament

Bishop Country Club 1325 US Hwy 395, Bishop, CA, United States

Money Boys Memories/Red's Shoot-Out Tournament.  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.

Holiday Bazaar at First United Methodist Church

First United Methodist Church 205 N. Fowler, Bishop, United States

The Bazaar will feature a variety of tasty baked treats, free coffee, and many hand-crafted and one-of-a-kind items, including fall and winter home décor, as well as upcycled items, gifts, hand-knit and hand-crochet hats and scarves, baby items, and much more. For children, supervised crafts with a snack will be available for $2 per child, while their adult shoppers enjoy the bazaar.

Craft Fair at Calvary Baptist Church

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

Soaps, spices, jewelry, honey, Uganda aprons & purses, fine art, homemade crafts, sweet treats and more. Cookie walk with proceeds to benefit the youth mission trip to Arizona next year.


Murder Mystery Dinner & Show

Bishop, CA, United States

Sierra Classic Theatre presents "Bloody Day at Brawley." 6pm arrival, 7pm dinner & show. 11/9 & 11/10 at Tom's Place. 11/13 & 11/14 at Mammoth Rock 'n Bowl. 11/15 at 1903 Taphouse in Bishop. 11/16 at Mammoth Brewing Co. 11/17 Dos Alas. Tickets @  

Veterans Day Observance

VFW 484 Short St., Bishop, CA, United States

Hosted by VFW Post 8988 Auxiliary and American Legion. 11 am ceremony at Pioneer Cemetery. Special renaming ceremony at 4pm at VFW Post - 484 Short Street. New name for the post will be Robert F. Waggoner VFW Post 8988. Dinner to follow ceremony. No fee for Veterans.

Bishop Country Club Golf Tournament

Bishop Country Club 1325 US Hwy 395, Bishop, CA, United States

Fall Maniac Club Tournament.  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.

Maker’s Market

Owens Valley Distillery 237 East South Street, Suite E, Bishop, CA, United States

Local artists and makers, food & beverages at Owens valley Distillery.

Breakfast Fundraiser at VFW Post 8988

VFW 484 Short St., Bishop, CA, United States

Ham steak, eggs, hashbrowns, English muffin, orange juice. $14 donation per person. Children 12 and under pay half price. Open to the public - everyone is welcome.

Sierra Trail Runs Book Release Party

Mountain Rambler Brewery 186 South Main Street, Bishop, CA, United States

The Bishop Chamber of Commerce and Information Center is a proud supporter of the just released Sierra Trail Runs : A Guide to the Eastside. This is the first trail running guide to California's Eastern and High Sierra and provides runs for all levels, big photos, and all kinds of tips & info for trail running in the Sierra Nevada. To learn more, visit @sierratrailruns The night will include a show (5:30), raffle, book signing and general merriment. We hope we'll see you there. Check out the blogs they wrote for our locals and visitors to enjoy, with more on […]


“Where is Everybody” Astronomy Lecture

Bishop Union High School Auditorium 301 N Fowler, Bishop, CA, United States

Presented by Greg Hellbourg of Caltech's Owens Valley Radio Observatory.  For more information, please contact 760-358-6410..


Roll Reiki Relax

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

Roll Reiki Relax with Lauren and Romina Wednesday, 11/30 - 7:15 PM Focus on the side waist, mid and upper back. A special neck session for holiday stress. Come unwind. Register Here:

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.


Altrusa Art Sale

Bishop, CA, United States

Hosted by Altrusa International of the Eastern Sierra and C5 Studios Community Arts Center. Featured Artist - Nora Akino.

Whobilation at Bishop Twin Theatre!

Bishop Twin Theatre 237 N Main Street, Bishop, CA, United States

Movie Showing - The Grinch. Costume Contest. Fudge Contest.


Eastside Guesthouse & Bivy Christmas Mart

Eastside Guesthouse & Bivy 777 N. Main Street, Bishop, CA

Following the parade & tree lighting, enjoy hot mulled wine, hot chocolate. Pino Pies and others will offer tasty treats and handmade items for sale.

Sierra Club Virtual Presentation

Bishop, CA, United States

On the Bodie Hills: Protecting Bodie Hills and the 30x30 Initiative. Full details and registration at

Holiday Mixer at Eastern Sierra Land Trust

Eastern Sierra Land Trust 250 N. Fowler, Bishop, CA, United States

Outdoor gathering to celebrate local conservation. Enjoy complimentary refreshments and great company. RSVP appreciated.

Holiday Pop Up Shop – Sierra Shanti

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

You're invited to step inside our cozy studio Friday, December 9 at 6:30 - 9 PM for a Holiday Open House & Pop Up Shop! Come connect in community. Shop & support local!    Mariette's Organics (organic hand blended facial products) will be on-site with holiday gift bundles! Awakened Crystals will be selling the LAST of their 2022 inventory so if you have a crystal lover in your life you do not want to miss this! Cloudripper will be on site serving up delicious ness … stay tuned for the menu 🤤 Cloudripper is Bishop-based with one mission: "building community through great food." +DIY […]


Laws Railroad Express

Laws Railroad Museum Bishop, CA, United States

Railroad Express is a magical family day at Laws Railroad Museum with train rides, holiday crafts, refreshments and visits with Santa Claus.
Get your train ticket to this small town magical tradition. See your child’s face light up when they get their golden ticket, marching in for the secret ask from Santa, a visit from Smokey Bear, the yummiest s’mores, two unique holiday crafts AND a free book from Altrusa, all to fit into their very own custom designed bag. Top it off with a hot cocoa and wagon ride down caroling lane, drawn by horses from Rock Creek Pack Station. And the grand finale, taking a 15 minute train ride with carolers, elves and a special gift from Santa’s elves.

Lone Pine Christmas Pet Parade

Bishop, CA, United States

Line-up starts at 1230 on Muir Street across from High School. Sign up at Lone Pine Chamber of Commerce or call 760-876-4444.


Cardinal Village Tree Sale & Christmas Fun

Cardinal Village Resort 321 Cardinal Road, Bishop, CA, United States

Fresh cut Noble Pine Christmas Trees for sale. General store has great gifts and Gingerbread Cafe serves yummy food. Pictures with Santa on Saturday & Sunday from 11am-2:30pm. There is also free ice skating. You can bring your own skates, or borrow from the resort. Check out Cardinal Village Resort's Facebook Page for more information.


Paiute-Shoshone Cultural Center Holiday Market

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

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Native and Christmas/Winter Gifts Stocking Stuffers Last Minute Presents Holiday Baked Goods Music Food Sale Craft Booths Raffle A visit from SANTA! Saturday 10:00AM - Native Themed Ornament Contest (categories: tiny tot, youth, teen, adult, elder). Saturday 2:00PM - Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest (categories: tiny tot, youth, teen, adult, elder) Sunday 11:00AM-3:00PM - Family Games & Crafts Any questions, call the Cultural Center at 760-873-8844

Round Table Matinee Community Xmas Concert

Bishop, CA, United States

Join local residents at this Community Christmas Concert.  Two performances --- Matinee at 3 PM & Evening at 5 PM.  900 West Line Street.  Hot beverages & holiday treats included.  Call 760-873-3735 for additional info.