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Fishing Never Closes in the Eastern Sierra

2014-12-08
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2015-03-06

Enjoy year round trout fishing on the beautiful Owens River and Pleasant Valley Reservoir. A great place to fish in winter and early spring when the creeks and alpine lakes are closed to fishing. Pick up a fabulous winter fishing location news article at the Bishop Chamber of Commerce.

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Eastern Sierra Holiday Concerts

2014-12-19
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2014-12-20

Presented by Eastern Sierra Community Choir & the Eastern Sierra Chamber Ensemble. Bishop at Bishop Methodist Church, Friday at 7:30 PM. St Joseph's Catholic Church, Saturday, Mammoth Lakes at 3 PM. Concerts are free, donations accepted. For additional info, contact Chris at 760-872-8211 (ext 235) or 760-920-2520.

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Bishop Motocross Practice

2014-12-20

Tri-County Fairgrounds in Bishop. Practice fee $25. Gates open at 8am. On-site camping available. For more info, call 760-920-3865 or email raceinfo@bishopmotocross.com

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Bishop Communtiy Christmas Dinner

2014-12-25

Enjoy a free Christmas dinner at the Methodist Church, 205 N. Fowler. 12:30- 3pm. For more information Please call (760) 872-4034.

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Alabama Hills Interpretive Hikes

2014-12-27
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2014-12-28

Enjoy a breathtaking hike with Dave Kirk, a BLM recreation technician and local artist, through the Alabama Hills. Saturday tour is less than a mile and easy. Lasts about 90 minutes. Sunday tour explores geology and how the area arches were formed. Lasts 2.5 to 3 hours. 3.5 mile loop with some moderately strenuous sections. Meet at IAVC (Hwys 395 & 136) at 10 AM each day to carpool to the Hills. For info contact 760-876-6222.

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Mammoth Lakes New Year's Eve Young Adult Party

2014-12-31

7-10 PM. Party for young adults at Mammoth Lakes Arts Center, 549 Old Mammoth Road. Presented by Eastern Sierra Entertainment and Mammoth Lakes Chamber of Commerce. EDM Disc Jockey JaDJ will spin music and play videos. Non-alcoholic event. Business and community leaders can contribute to this kids safe event by contacting Mark Vincent at 661-674-7151.

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Bishop Motocross Practice

2015-01-03

Tri-County Fairgrounds in Bishop. Practice fee $25. Gates open at 8am. On-site camping available. For more info, call 760-920-3865 or email raceinfo@bishopmotocross.com

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Bishop Motocross Race

2015-01-10

Tri-County Fairgrounds in Bishop. Gates open at 7am. Race Entry $40 first class/$20 second class. 100% Pro Payback. Spectator tickets $10 adults/$5 kids under 12. On-site camping available, call 760-873-3588. For more info, call 760-920-3865 or email raceinfo@bishopmotocross.com

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Death Valley Inyo Associates Weekend

2015-01-16
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2015-01-18

Annual Death Valley Associates Meeting at Furnace Creek. Fri - 6 PM to 8 PM - Social hour. Sat - 8 AM to 3 PM - Tour of Southern Inyo County with Congressman Paul Cook. $25 per person. Golf Tournament at 9 AM Sat - $73.50 with cart. Social & Dinner 6 PM - 10 PM at Marquez Room with Congressman Cook. $70.00 per person. Sunday - free time. Contact 760-876-4444 for additional info.

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Bishop Motocross Practice

2015-01-17

Tri-County Fairgrounds in Bishop. Practice fee $25. Gates open at 8am. On-site camping available. For more info, call 760-920-3865 or email raceinfo@bishopmotocross.com

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Adventure Trail Public Hearing

2015-01-22

Public meeting to decide future of Adventure Trail system. Thursday at 3:00 PM at American Legion Hall in Independence. For additional info, contact 760-878-0207 or email ab628@inyocounty.us.

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Bishop Motocross Race

2015-01-31

Tri-County Fairgrounds in Bishop. Gates open at 7am. Race Entry $40 first class/$20 second class. 100% Pro Payback. Spectator tickets $10 adults/$5 kids under 12. On-site camping available, call 760-873-3588. For more info, call 760-920-3865 or email raceinfo@bishopmotocross.com

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Bishop Motocross Practice

2015-02-07

Tri-County Fairgrounds in Bishop. Practice fee $25. Gates open at 8am. On-site camping available. For more info, call 760-920-3865 or email raceinfo@bishopmotocross.com

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2015 Bridal & Quinceanera Faire

2015-02-07

Participate in this first annual faire related to planning weddings, quinceaneras, and other special occasions. Tri-County Fairgrounds. Vendor spaces - $80 includes 8 ft. table and 2 chairs. Call 873-3588 or email ssymons@triccountyfair.com.

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Bishop Motocross Practice

2015-02-14

Tri-County Fairgrounds in Bishop. Practice fee $25. Gates open at 8am. On-site camping available. For more info, call 760-920-3865 or email raceinfo@bishopmotocross.com

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Bronn and Katherine Journey Live In Concert

2015-02-24

7:00 PM, Dorothy Joseph Auditorium at Bishop Union High School. Presented by Bishop Community Concerts Association. For tix and membership info, call 873-6252 or visit website.

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Bishop Motocross Race

2015-02-28

Tri-County Fairgrounds in Bishop. Gates open at 7am. Race Entry $40 first class/$20 second class. 100% Pro Payback. Spectator tickets $10 adults/$5 kids under 12. On-site camping available, call 760-873-3588. For more info, call 760-920-3865 or email raceinfo@bishopmotocross.com

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Early Opener Trout Derby

2015-03-07

Diaz Lake, Lone Pine. Prizes for kids and adults. Hosted by Lone Pine Chamber of Commerce 876-4444.

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Bishop Motocross Practice

2015-03-07

Tri-County Fairgrounds in Bishop. Practice fee $25. Gates open at 8am. On-site camping available. For more info, call 760-920-3865 or email raceinfo@bishopmotocross.com

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Bishop Motocross Race

2015-03-14

Tri-County Fairgrounds in Bishop. Gates open at 7am. Race Entry $40 first class/$20 second class. 100% Pro Payback. Spectator tickets $10 adults/$5 kids under 12. On-site camping available, call 760-873-3588. For more info, call 760-920-3865 or email raceinfo@bishopmotocross.com

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Blake Jones Trout Derby

2015-03-14

Pleasant Valley Reservoir outside Bishop. Win float tubes, rods & reels, fishing tackle, and tons of fishing gear. Prize categories include Blind Bogey, Biggest Trout, and a big cash drawing. Pre-register by mail, at the Bishop Chamber, or at reservoir on derby day. Derby day registration begins at 6 AM at reservoir. Hosted by the Bishop Chamber of Commerce. Call 760-873-8405 or check website for additional info.

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Yamatani Dinner Fundraiser for Round Valley STEP Founda

2015-03-15

Support Round Valley's STEP Foundation program and participate in this exquisite dinner experience. Doors open at 5 PM. $25 per ticket.

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Vanguard University's Guitar Ensemble - Free!!!

2015-03-16

7pm, Dorothy Joseph Auditorium at Bishop Union High School. Presented by Bishop Community Concerts Association. Call 873-6252 or check website for tix and memberhship info. Free concert!

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Banff Mountain Film Festival

2015-03-27
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2015-03-28

Participate in the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour which brings the spirit of outdoor adventure to Bishop, California. Tri-County Fairgrounds on March 28 and 29 at 7:00 p.m. Different films will be shown each night. Tickets are $12 each and will be available for purchase at Eastside Sports, The Booky Joint in Mammoth and Inyo Council for the Arts. You may also purchase tickets at the door the nights of the event with cash payment only.

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Private Chef/Winemaker Dinner Fundraiser for Round Vall

2015-04-04

Save the date. More info to come. $100.00 per ticket.

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Rob Verdi's SAXsational Concert

2015-04-23

7pm, Dorothy Joseph Auditorium at Bishop Union High School. Presented by Bishop Community Concerts Association. For more info, call 760-873-6252 or check website.

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Rainbow Trout Festival

2015-04-25

Anglers!! Bring your opening day catch to Bishop City Park for display beginning at 2 pm. For each fish entered, you receive one ticket to a HUGE RAFFLE! Prizes awarded at 7 pm include rod & reel combos, tackle, fishing apparel, great gift certificates & more! Live music, demonstrations, information booths & kids activities. "Just for Fun" prizes for biggest fish, best stringer, ugliest fish & most beautiful. Free registration. For info - 760-873-8405. A Bishop Chamber and Bishop Lions Club sponsored event.

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Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage

2015-04-25

A delegation of Japanese-Americans and others return to Manzanar to pay tribute to the internees and Japanese American veterans who fought in WWII. Organized by Manzanar National Historic Site. Contact 760-878-2932 for more info.

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Eastern Sierra Fishing Season Opens!!!!

2015-04-25

Full season opener for lakes and creeks in the Eastern Sierra. Follow the link for current DFW regulations, fishing license information & more.

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Taste of the Sierra

2015-05-01

Sample delectable and fine fare from area restaurants and caterers then take in the Home Show at the Tri-County Fairgrounds. $25 admission ticket also includes two beverages: beer, wine, or soda. . 6-9pm in Charles Brown Auditorium. Proceeds benefit the Bishop Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau. Info @ 760-873-8405

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Eastern Sierra Gem & Mineral Show

2015-05-01
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2015-05-03

Check out the fabulous mineral and gem specimens on display. Mineral, fossil & jewelry dealers, lapidary demos, local specimen displays, geode cutting, children's games, free rocks for kids. Sat & Sun field trips. Hosted by the Lone Pine Gem & Mineral Society. Held in conjunction with the Eastern Sierra Home Show at Tri-County Fairgrounds. Free admission and free parking. Contact Francis Pedneau at 760-876-4319 for info.

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Eastern Sierra Home & Garden Show

2015-05-01
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2015-05-02

Check out new trends in home construction, renovation, and maintenance as well as landscaping and gardening information. Held in conjunction with the Eastern Sierra Gem & Mineral Show. Tri-County Fairgounds. Info @ 760-873-3588 or 760-920-8950. Free admission and parking. What a deal!

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Alabama Hills Wild Wild West Marathon

2015-05-02

50K, 10 mile, & 3 mile fun run. Contact Lone Pine Chamber of Commerce @ 760-876-4444 or website for more info.

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Laws Choo Choo Swap Meet

2015-05-02

Check out the Eastern Sierra's biggest annual yard sale. Tri-County Fairgrounds. Sponsored by Laws Historic Village. Info @ 760-873-5950.

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Laws Geocache Event

2015-05-09

Digital Orienteering at its best! Roam the Laws Historic Frontier Village to uncover treasures among the ghosts of the past. Contact 760-873-5950 or website for further information.

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Altrusa Tea

2015-05-09

Enjoy tea & treats at this popular annual fundraising event - this year's theme is Downton Abbey.

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"Evening Under the Stars"

2015-05-16

Join friends and family to support Round Valley STEP Foundation's 11th annual evening dinner event. Located at historic Arcularius Ranch in Round Valley. $45.00 per ticket, $50.00 at the door.

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Mule Days Celebration

2015-05-19
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2015-05-24

Since 1969, the town of Bishop comes alive with the annual Mule Days Celebration. Packing competitions, rodeos, events, barbecues, Western entertainment, worlds largest non-motorized parade, arts & crafts festival & fun for the whole family. On-site camping available. Info @ 760-872-4263.

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Art in the Park

2015-05-22
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2015-05-25

Memorial Day Arts & Crafts Fair, Bishop City Park. Quality handcrafted items and fine arts. Fri - Sun 9 AM - 6 PM. Sponsored by Inyo Council for the Arts. Info @ 760-873-8014.

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Taatsawano Traditional Gathering

2015-05-22
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2015-05-25

Native Crafts & Food Booths, Live Music & Cultural Performances, Hand Games & More. Everyone is welcome to this alcohol & drug free, family-friendly event. Owens Valley Paiute-Shoshone Indian Cultural Center, 2300 West Line Street, Bishop. For more information, call (760)873-3584.

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Bishop Lions Club Pancake Breakfast

2015-05-24

Join friends, family and area guests at this annual fundraiser. Bishop City Park - 7 AM.

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50 Year Bernasconi Ranch Outdoor School Celebration

2015-05-30

Inyo County Supt of Schools is sponsoring a fun outdoor activities day including nature hikes, photography lessons, bird walks (tweet-tweet), and watercolor painting. Live music, games, kids contests, free cookout, and other activities are planned. 10 AM - 3 PM at Bernasconi Ranch Outdoor School. For further info, contact Hillary Behr at 760-873-3262 ext 431.

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Father's Day Fishing Derby in Independence

2015-06-13

"Blind Bogey" event so everybody has a chance to win! Prizes are awarded to the children and adults. Call 760-614-0044 for additional info.

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Fundraiser Dinner for Eastern Sierra Junior Livestock S

2015-06-13

Save the date! You won't want to miss this unique fundraiser dinner to benefit the Eastern Sierra Junior Livestock Show. Hosted by Chalfant Big Trees Farm. For more information, contact Debbie 760-873-7129.

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Bishop Community Band Concerts

2015-06-15
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2015-09-14

Every Monday evening at 8 PM throughout summer at the Bishop City Park Gazebo. Bring lawn chairs, light jackets, friends, etc. Free adminssion

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California High School Rodeo State Finals!

2015-06-16
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2015-06-19

Marvel at high school athletes from California who compete for the State Rodeo Championship on a scale comparable with college and professional rodeo. Approximately 300 contestants compete this week in the State Finals. Tickets to single events are $6. You can purchase a button for entry to all events for $20. A Bishop Chamber and Inyo County sponsored event. For more information please call 760-873-8405. Events located at Tri-County Fairgrounds.

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Laws Fundraising Concert

2015-06-20

For more info, contact 760-873-5950 or website.

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Paiute Palace Fireworks Show

2015-07-03

Watch the fireworks show held at the casino annually. Fireworks usually start after 8:15 PM. Free. Info @ 888.372.4883

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Bishop Annual Fireworks Show

2015-07-04

Join friends, family, and locals at this spectacular fireworks show put by the Bishop Fire Department as a fundraiser. Bring your barbecue, coolers, and shade for an afternoon and evening of camaraderie and fun. After sundown, gather up the clan to watch the night sky show. 4 PM - 9:30 PM. Contact 760-873-5863 for more info.

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Independence Day in Bishop City Park

2015-07-04

Join friends, family, and others at this free all day event. Free swimming, free softball tournament, free pie & ice cream, live entertainment & good old-fashioned fun for all!

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Junior Livestock Show & Auction

2015-07-08
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2015-07-11

Tri-County Fairgrounds. For more info, call 760-873-3588.

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Eastern Sierra Certified Farmers Market

2015-07-11
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2015-10-24

Find locally grown fruit and vegetables at this local farmers market. Saturdays 9 AM -11 AM. Behind Bishop City Hall on Church Street. For more info, contact Sue 760- 937-6768 or e-mail at bishopfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

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Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fair

2015-09-03
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2015-09-07

Inyo, Mono, & Alpine Counties present this old-fashioned county fair. Explore the numerous exhibits, displays, and vendors' wares at this annual county homespun event. Rodeos, carnival, destruction derby, ATV rodeo, and thousands of homemade & homegrown items on display. Numerous blue ribbon competitions for best fruit pie, a pet show, horse show, salsa contest, home brewed beer & wine contest, carnival rides and games, rodeos, and so much more! Info @ 760-873-3588.

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Labor Day Weekend Arts & Crafts Show at Bishop City Par

2015-09-04
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2015-09-07

This annual show includes dozens of booths featuring art, photography, jewelry, weavings, wood carving & turning, ceramic, gourd art, clothing, food, and more. 9 PM - 6 PM - Friday - Sunday. 9 AM - 2 PM - Monday. For more info, contact Inyo Council for the Arts at 760-873-5950 or website.

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Laws Museum Good Ole' Days

2015-09-12

Free day at Laws with arts & crafts, demonstrations, food, games, music, train rides, and the famous pie auction. Contact 760-873-5950 or check website for more info.

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Eastern Sierra Fall Colors

2015-09-15
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2015-11-14

Take advantage of Eastern Sierra fall colors that begin around mid-September in the high alpine mountain forests of Bishop Creek Canyon. As October rolls around, they transition to mid and lower elevations as deep as Owens Valley itself. Although color can peak in the mountains by late September to early October, autumn colors blaze away in the Valley into November around Bishop, Independence, and Lone Pine. Call for free fall color brochure at 760-873-8405 or visit the Bishop Chamber website.

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Millpond Music Festival

2015-09-18
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2015-09-20

Features live entertainment with an eclectic and fine selection of traditional and contemporary music. Beautiful mountain backdrop, children's arts & crafts activities, workshops by performers. Art show by local artists, food and drink booths. Tix on sale April 1. Call for additional info and updates on lineups, call 760-873-8014 or check website.

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Annual Pow Wow & California Native American Day Celebra

2015-09-24
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2015-09-27

Parade, traditional dancing, hand games, art & crafts, music, food & more.... For more info, contact the Paiute Palace Casino at 760-873-4150 or check website.

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Everest Challenge Bike Race

2015-09-26
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2015-09-27

The undisputed hardest 2 day USA Cycling Race & Ride! Each day features three monumental climbs, with a total elevation gain of 29,035 feet in 206 miles. For more info, call 760-933-2606.

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Fall Colors Cruise & Car Show

2015-10-02
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2015-10-04

Tri-County Fairgrounds in Bishop. Classic cars in a classic setting with classy people. Show & Shine, music, Altrusa's fine Art Show & Sale, Sweet Adeline's Arts & Crafts Fair, and much more. A Owens Valley Cruisers Car Club sponsored event.

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Laws Choo Choo Swap Meet - Fall Edition

2015-10-03

Couldn't find what you wanted at the Laws Choo Choo Swap Meet in May? Try a second time at the Tri-County Fairgrounds in the fall. Like a 100 yard sales in one location. Info @ 760-873-5950. Proceeds benefit Laws Museum.

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Lone Pine Annual Film Festival

2015-10-09
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2015-10-11

If you love western movies, this is the big one! Tours, stars, panels, parade, memorabilia dealers, arts & crafts show, music, closing campfire, plus opening night concert. For additional info, contact Lone Pine Festival and Film History Museum at 760-876-9909

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VCMC Dual Sport Motorcycle Ride

2015-10-09
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2015-10-11

Organized by Ventura County Motorcycle Club. Call 805-857-2522 for further info or check website

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Chocolate Art Walk

2015-10-23

Fun and delectable evening of art, music and chocolate in downtown Bishop, 5-8pm. More than two dozen artists, musicians and businesses will be participating, with special art openings, musical performances and free unique chocolate treats at every location. For more info, contact Bruce (760)873-3600.

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Toiyabe Road Run

2015-11-07

1K, 5K & 10K. 9am start at Millpond Recreation Area. Proceeds benefit Jill Kinmont Indian Education Fund. Registration forms available at Bishop Chamber of Commerce or telephone 760-873-8851.

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Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony & Street of Lights

2015-12-04

Enjoy live holiday music, refreshments, cookies, holiday music and great company at Bishop's official Tree Lighting Ceremony at Bishop City Park. Kids can visit with Santa at the Chamber of Commerce from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM. Following tree lighting at 6:00 PM sharp, stroll downtown for the Street of Lights Party. Over 40 shops, restaurants, and other businesses participating. Get your maps stamped for the raffle at 9 PM for local prizes! Call 873-8405 for more info. Sponsored by the Bishop Chamber of Commerce.

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Bishop's Christmas Parade

2015-12-05

Main Street, Bishop. Marching bands, floats, equestrian groups and of course Santa! Begins at 11 AM at High Country Lumber and heads north on Main Street to the Bishop Chamber of Commerce. Sponsored by the Bishop Chamber of Commerce. Meet Santa at the city park after the parade! Call 873-8405 for more info or check website.

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