Gold chains, chest hair, fruitcake and eggnog are coming together next weekend for an internationally acclaimed event suited for everyoneâs tastes.
The Internationally Acclaimed Independence Fruitcake Festival, one of the more unique holiday activities in Inyo County, is returning for its 10th annual installation beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13 at the Legion Hall at the corner of Edwards (U.S. Highway 395) and Kearsarge in Independence.
Yet another new event is coming to the Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fairgrounds, one that CEO Sally Symons hopes will become an annual attraction.
On the heels of a county fair filled with new events, contests and attractions and the recent return of motocross to the fairgrounds, Symons has announced the first-ever Bridal and Quinceanera Faire.
Free to the public, the event is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 7 and is modeled after large, industry-specific expos that cater to clientele searching for very specific items and services.
Metabolic Studios is closing out its first season of IOU Theatre live radio plays this weekend in Lone Pine.
The theatre members will be staging âWar of the Worldsâ for their 2014 season finale this Sunday, Dec. 7 beginning at 7 p.m.
The radio play is free to the public and will be staged at the Double L tavern, at the corner of Main and Willow.Â
Those under 21 can watch a live broadcast of the performance at the IOU garden next to the Double L. The garden will also host an open house from 5-7 p.m. Sunday with IOU espresso being served along with an offering grown in the IOU garden.
With as many as 60 residents and visitors in attendance, the Inyo County Board of Supervisors decided this week to hold off on a public hearing to gather input on the controversial Adventure Trails program.
At the very start of the agenda item, County Counsel Marge Kemp-Williams announced that at least two members of the Board of Supervisors may have a financial stake in the Adventure Trails proposal, which could preclude them from voting on the matter.
Decorations are beginning to go up and the City of Bishop is beginning to look a lot like Christmas. That means the cityâs holiday festivities will be kicking off this week.
The Bishop Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau will be hosting its traditional Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in the Bishop City Park, and the annual Street of Lights Christmas festival on Bishopâs Main Street, this Friday. That event will be followed up Saturday morning with the annual Bishop Christmas Parade.
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Jeffery S. Evans
Jeffery S. Evans, 73 of Bishop, was born in Kenosha, Wis. Nov. 5, 1941 and passed away in Bishop on Nov. 15, 2014.
Jeffery is a life member with the Bishop Elks Lodge No. 1603. He is also a member of Winnedumah Lodge Free and Accepted Masons and a member of the Scottish Rite and the Shriners. Jeffery was a CHP Officer for 26 years and lived in Inyo County for 35 years.
Matthew Duane Hanson
Matthew Duane Hanson was born on May 29,2003 in Reno and entered into eternal life on Nov. 22, 2014 in Bishop.
Matthew was a vibrant young man with an amazing outlook on life. He was always willing to give a helping hand to anyone in need and loved to make other people smile with his imaginative stories.