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The 2013 Eau Claire Big Rig Truck Show

The Eau Claire Big Rig Truck Show featured over-the-road semitrucks from across the United States. These show/working trucks competed for awards and prizes in several categories such as paint, mural design, engine, and sleepers. The event took place

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55th Annual Eleva Broiler Festival

The 55th Annual Eleva Broiler Festival took place the weekend of June 1st in Eleva. Eleva's population is about 700 people, but their famous charcoal chicken, live entertainment, and Grand Parade draw in crowds of over 10,000 people! Iron Horse Grou

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Decadent Cabaret 2013: Saturday Night

The Eau Claire House of Rock hosted the city's largest local music festival, Decadent Cabaret 2013, across February 28, March 1, and March 2 – with area artists and bands doing cover sets on all three nights. These shots are from Saturday, March

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From Canvas to Celluloid

The Heyde Center for the Arts occupies a grand position overlooking downtown Chippewa Falls. Once a temple to education as McDonell Memorial High School, it now houses the Chippewa Valley Cultural Association, providing a needed venue ...

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Bloom: Terry Meyer + Jason Stabenow

Terry Meyer is a self-taught artist in Eau Claire working exclusively in watercolor. With nature as his inspiration, his style gives energy and motion to his subject matter. Eau Claire photographer and local flower designer Jason Stabenow finds his i

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Banbury Art Crawl 2013

One of the single greatest things about the Banbury Art Crawl is that it combines the aesthetics of a metropolitan art crawl with an Eau Claire flair. For the fourth year, art enthusiasts of all types with have the chance on Feb. 8 and 9 to walk ...

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Art Cartel: First Annual Dog Art Exhibition

On Friday, August 31 the local artist collective The Art Cartel presented dog paintings, with sales benefitting the Eau Claire County Humane Society. The public could vote on their favorite painting. During the art reception, there was live music, so

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A Cut Above

Wisconsin has a long and storied history as a logging state, built upon years and years of experience in the noble and virtuous pursuit of cutting wood. Some accounts even place Eau Claire as the original birthplace of Paul Bunyan, archetypical ...

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2012 U.S. National Kubb Championship

Seventy-six teams with 260 players from six different states converged upon the Eau Claire soccer fields on July 14 and 15 for the 2012 U.S. National Kubb Championship. The competition boiled down to a final eight teams on the second day, with ...

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Styling Something More

Visitors to downtown’s Saylon Seven might notice something different on April 7. The salon is hosting their second quarterly art show. Owner of the salon, Sabrina Spiegel-Kohrs, said her husband, Keith Kohrs, is the one behind the idea. ...

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Banbury Art Crawl 2012

On February 3rd and 4th the 2012 Art Crawl was held at Banbury Place and featured fine and functional art for sale, food, wine tasting, live music and more.

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Banbury Art Crawl Returns for Year Three

It’s that time of year again and Banbury Place is bustling in preparation for its third Art Crawl, an event where thousands gather to join in celebration for the beloved art works of many fantastic local artists. Developed from ...

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Eau Claire Zombie Pub Crawl 2011 (Updated!)

On Saturday, October 15, a mob of people gathered in downtown Eau Claire's Wilson Park, and by some means or another were transformed into zombies. They later shambled forth, filling the streets (and local taverns) with undead fun.

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U.S. Open Chainsaw Sculpture Championship

The U.S. Open Chainsaw Sculpture Championship featured four days of competitive chainsaw carving, exhibition carving, barbecue dinner, live music and auctions of carvings, tools and sporting goods.

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Eleva Broiler Fest 2011

The 53rd annual Eleva Broiler Fest with live music and famous charcoal chicken all three days. Other activities included a hot rod burn out, volleyball tournament, kiddie parade, old timer's parade and tractor pull, and a grand parade on ...

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2011 Banbury Art Crawl

Many regional artists and small businesses participated in the second annual Art Crawl, featuring a full spectrum of works for viewing and sale by area artists. Music, dance and martial arts demonstrations were scheduled, plus wine tasting, live musi

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