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Climber Coffee

Bishop, CA

Bishop Climbing Rangers are available for free coffee and a chat about local ethics and stewardship. Take a stand for our climbing areas.

FREE

Climber Coffee

Bishop, CA

Bishop Climbing Rangers are available for free coffee and a chat about local ethics and stewardship. Take a stand for our climbing areas.

FREE

Mule Deer Migration Field Trip with ESLT

Bishop, CA

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.

Buttermilks Stewardship Day

Bishop, CA

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.

Trout Rodeo

Bishop, CA

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 […]

$25.00

Go For Broke Spirit Event

Bishop, CA

The National Park Service is hosting a Day of Remembrance virtual event and an on-site showing of part of photographer Shane Sato’s “Go For Broke Spirit” exhibit on 2/18 at 2pm.

FREE
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Climber Coffee

Bishop, CA

Bishop Climbing Rangers are available for free coffee and a chat about local ethics and stewardship. Take a stand for our climbing areas.

FREE

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!  

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.

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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.

$6.00
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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.

$20.00

Partial Lunar Eclipse

Bishop, CA

Gaze upon the second lunar eclipse of 2021.

Beatty Days

Bishop, CA

Join us for a weekend in Beatty, Nevada with old west shoot outs, ICS Chili Cookoff, 5K run, 2K walk, Poker walk, bed races, parade, desert art show, model railroads, car show, corn hole toss tournament and more! Hosted by the Beatty Chamber of Commerce.

Flo’s Diner Grand Opening and Car Show

Bishop, CA

Flo's Diner in Chalfant is open for Lunch, Dinner, Groceries, Beer and Wine! Come enjoy music by Bill Planchon and Friends, Food by Flo's Diner, Judged Trophies, and 50/50 Drawing benefiting Chalfant Valley Fire Department.

Upper Owens River Cleanup

Bishop, CA

Upper Owens River Stewardship Event SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2021 Meet at the upper Owens Benton Crossing Road Parking Area - Map Volunteers will help clean up the watershed, Brown's Campground, Layton Springs and Benton Crossing area. Breakfast and lunch will be provided, nature-based kids activities and fly fishing demo with Fred Rowe. Masks and social distancing are required. Masks, gloves, trash bags and trash grabbers will be provided. Sponsored by Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association and Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

Fire Prevention Week

Bishop, CA

Community invited to Bishop Fire Department Open House to Learn the “Sounds of Safety” Annual event set for Wednesday, Oct. 6 Firefighting enthusiasts of all ages are invited to visit the Bishop Volunteer Fire Department for its annual open house as the department celebrates Fire Prevention Week this October. The open house will take place from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, at Fire Station One, located at 209 W. Line St. in Bishop. Come enjoy home-baked cookies, Black Sheep hot chocolate and firefighting activities with local volunteer firefighters and Pluggy – the animatronic fire hydrant that serves as an ambassador and […]

Manzanar’s Gardens for Peace

Bishop, CA

Manzanar National Historic Site invites the public to recognize the United Nations’ 2021 International Day of Peace on September 18, 2021. Manzanar is one of only 14 places across the continent selected by the North American Japanese Garden Association to host a “Gardens for Peace” event. During World War II, incarcerated Japanese Americans created gardens as places of serenity and beauty throughout Manzanar. Their works remain a testament to cultural pride in the face of prejudice, hope and action in the face of forced confinement, and building community ties in the face of imposed institutionalism. Manzanar’s “Gardens for Peace” event […]

First Friday Night Markets

Bishop, CA

Downtown Bishop on Academy Street, between Main Street and Warren Street.  Handcrafted items, crafters and artisans, local produce, kid crafts, wine tasting, food booths, local beer and distillery and local bands. Sponsored by Inyo County, City of Bishop, Eastern Sierra Artists, and Mammoth Brewing Co.

Fair Parade

Bishop, CA

The Tri-County Fair will include a Labor Day Parade this year! The parade is on Saturday September 4, @ 10:00 am on Main Street in Bishop, Ca. The parade will start with a cattle drive down Main Street! It will also include entertainment including a juggler, mime, awesome animal stilt walkers featured at the fair this year, derby cars, fire department and other first responders and more. The entire community is invited to be a part of the parade.

FREE

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Tuesday Fish Talks

Bishop, CA

Sierra Bright Dot Fly Fishing Guide Service is hosting Tuesday Talks with Fred at Mahogany Smoked Meats every Tuesday from 9:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. This is an opportunity to chat with Fred Rowe of Sierra Bright Dot about any Eastern Sierra fly fishing opportunities, fly fishing techniques, or fly tying patterns.

Jupiter at Opposition

Bishop, CA

Grab a glimpse of Jupiter and four of its largest moons.

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First Friday Night Markets

Bishop, CA

Downtown Bishop on Academy Street, between Main Street and Warren Street.  Handcrafted items, crafters and artisans, local produce, kid crafts, wine tasting, food booths, local beer and distillery and local bands. Sponsored by Inyo County, City of Bishop, Eastern Sierra Artists, and Mammoth Brewing Co.

Full Supermoon

Bishop, CA

The moon will be near its closest approach to earth, making it appear brighter and larger than usual. 

Venus & Jupiter Conjunction

Bishop, CA

Our solar system's two brightest planets will appear close together in the sky just before sunrise.