General Calendar

October 6 – November 14, 2014 – ICA Featured Artist Gallery Exhibit

Fine watercolor, digital painting, and woodwork from local artists Gail Camic-Smith, David Kirk, and Nigel Smith.

ICA Gallery is located at 137 South Main Street, Bishop, CA 93514. For more info call: (760) 873-8014.


December 4th, 2014 – Irish Christmas in America

The hugely popular Irish Christmas in America show, now in its 10th season, features top Irish music, song and dance in an engaging performance rich in history, humor and boundless energy. Produced by Oisín Mac Diarmada of award-winning lrish group Téada, the 2014 tour brings back the amazing Séamus Begley, (TG4 Traditional Singer of the Year) along with his daughter Méabh Begley.

This family-friendly performance features beautifully-sung Irish ballads, lively instrumental tunes and thrilling Irish dancing, while evocative photographic images provide a backdrop to some of Ireland’s rich historical traditions. Take a memorable glimpse into the enchanting spirit of Christmas, as the finest traditional artists from Ireland bring you on a fun-filled start to the holiday season of 2014.

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December 4th, 7pm, Bishop High School auditorium – 301 N. Fowler St. Bishop.

Tickets are $20 adults, $15 Seniors, $10 Students, and can be purchased at the door or in advance at the ICA gallery – 137 S. Main St. Bishop.


December 5th, 2014 – Bishop Street of Lights

Save the date for downtown Bishop’s annual celebration of holiday cheer!


Art Classes and Workshops

Children’s Holiday Arts & Craft Class for ages 8 – 12
Deborah Lowgren is offering two separate classes for children during the holiday season. Students will make a holiday gift, giftwrap paper, card, and ornament in each class. Monday, Dec. 22; first class: 10:30 – noon; the second class time: 1:30 – 3:00. The gift will be different in each class so students could take both classes! $12.50 for each class which includes supplies. Class size limited. Contact Deborah by calling (760) 937-0409 or emailing

Arts Classes with Lynna & Beverly
A variety of crafts classes and art projects including making an African-style Shekere rattle, braided beaded bracelet, Adinkra-style art stamps to print your own cards, paper beads, and Origami. Saturdays, 2-4 pm, beginning November 8. For list of classes and cost, contact Beverly at 760-937-3137. Class size is limited.

Oil and Watercolor Painting Workshops with Maryann Thomas Step-by-step instruction appropriate for beginning to intermediate artists. Learn painting techniques and tips. Saturdays, Nov. 22, 29, Dec 6; 12 noon to 4pm $20 each class. Easels available. To register, call 760-258-1177, or email:


September 18-20, 2015 – 24th Annual Millpond Music Festival

Millpond Music Festival brings an eclectic collection of music to one of the most intimate festival surroundings imaginable.
The 2015 Main Stage Line-Up Will Be AMAZING and you won’t want to miss one single performance! Tickets go on sale April 1st, 2015.




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