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Thu. Jun. 9th, 2016

For Your Terrific Tyke: Ollie & Olina Baby Bibs

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Erika – owner of Ollie & Olina – lives in Milwaukee, WI with her three daughters and uses high quality materials to craft these adorable baby bibs. She believes quality matters ...

Thu. May. 26th, 2016

Get Into the Switchel

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Did you know that The Local Store carries Switchel? Do you know what Switchel is? YOU SHOULD. Switchel is a sweet, ginger-infused root farmer's beverage made popular by the haymakers who drank it during the 19th-century in the Midwest.

Fri. May. 6th, 2016

Woodworth's Fine Toffee

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Woodworth's Fine Toffee makes delicious toffee, homemade right in Banbury Place near downtown Eau Claire. Hand-made, high quality. Ingredients suppliers are carefully chosen based on the purity of products and conscientious business practices.

Mon. Apr. 18th, 2016

Make Your Ears Awesome

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Katherine Lau of SimplistiCreations specializes in creating laser cut wall decor and jewelry right here in Wisconsin. These earring studs feature simple, local imagery such as deer, trees, or Wisconsin silhouettes on baltic birch or oak. $22

The Daily Shakedown

Mon. Apr. 4th, 2016

VOTE NOW: Pick Our Next Local Legends Tee

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Get ready, because we're launching another Local Legends tee this Spring and once again, YOU get to choose the design! This new collection of contenders includes the top vote-getters that didn't make last year's cut, plus...

Wed. Mar. 30th, 2016

New in the Shop: Sweet Art Prints

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New in the shop! Check out our new art prints from UW-Eau Claire alumni and past Volume One Magazine cover artist Asahi Nagata: see all the prints!

Wed. Mar. 23rd, 2016

New in the Shop: Chippewaddlers

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These classic, wooden push-along duck toys, or "Chippewaddlers," are the product of a Chippewa Valley father-daughter team and new at The Local Store. We know these little wooden duck toys ...

The Daily Shakedown

Mon. Mar. 7th, 2016

March 17-19: Eau Claire's Birthday Sale Weekend at The Local Store

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All weekend, March 17–19, receive 15% OFF ALL "Eau Claire" apparel, art, things, and books at The Local Store! Eau Claire's Official Birthday is March 19 and we're turning 144! Join us at The Local Store and Volume One Gallery for a weekend of sales and events celebrating our great city.

Tue. Mar. 1st, 2016

Fitting You to an Herbal Tea

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New at the shop! The Local Store is now offering loose leaf herbal tea from our Wisconsin partner, Urbal Tea. All of the herbs within the teas are of the highest quality and picked with care and respect for the plant. The loose herbs are then freshly dried to preserve their effectiveness and flavor ...

Tue. Feb. 23rd, 2016

In the Shop: Great Leather Goods!

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The Local Store has partnered with local company Low Roads to offer a series of hand crafted leather goods, made right here in downtown Eau Claire by Sam Fiore. Sam shares, "I work with leather because each hide is unique ...

Fri. Feb. 12th, 2016

Cozy Up That Noggin, Chippewa Valley

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Winter is here is full force – so it’s time to bust out the warm weather gear. And we suggest busting out your front door wearing one of these awesome winter hats. Sure to keep you warm through the roughest Wisconsin winters.

The Daily Shakedown

Mon. Feb. 1st, 2016

Banbury Art Crawl + The Local Store

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This weekend will be an exciting one for downtown Eau Claire and The Local Store! On Friday and Saturday, enjoy one of the city's most anticipated annual events – the Banbury Art Crawl (Friday, Feb. 5 from 4–9pm, and Saturday, Feb. 6 from 9am–5pm). To celebrate, The Local Store has some special deals for you ...

Fri. Jan. 29th, 2016

Valentine's Day at The Local Store

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Looking for a special local gift for Valentine's Day? Show your honey how much you care with these doting gift baskets, cards, candles, message soaps, and more from The Local Store!

Fri. Jan. 29th, 2016

Vote for Your Favorite Stuff in Downtown Eau Claire!

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Downtown Eau Claire Inc. is asking you to pick your favorite downtown places and experiences, from restaurants to shops to development projects. They've opened up voting for their 2015 DECI Awards – and you should go vote!

Wed. Jan. 6th, 2016

Thanks for Shopping Local!

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As we wrap up another year in the Chippewa Valley and another great holiday season, we at The Local Store just want to say a huge thank you for shopping with us, attending our events, and embracing what we do in the community. It's been a great year and we truly couldn't do what we do without the amazing support you all provide. We're looking forward to another exciting year!

Mon. Dec. 28th, 2015

Winter Blast Sale 2015: 8 Days of Great Deals

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Winter Blast Sale 2015 • Saturday, December 26 – Saturday, January 2 • Year End Blowout • 8 Days of Deals • 205 N. Dewey Street, downtown Eau Claire

Mon. Dec. 21st, 2015

Cozy Up in a Sweet Sweatshirt

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There are few things more cozy than wrapping yourself in a sweatshirt hoodie on a cold Wisconsin day. The Local Store offers a selection of warm, comfy sweatshirts to do just that. Stay cozy while showing your Eau Claire, Wisconsin, and/or Midwest pride in these super-soft hoodie ...

Fri. Dec. 18th, 2015

Home for the Holidays: Local Legends Tees

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Some of the The Local Store's best-selling apparel can be found in our Local Legends series – limited-edition, vintage-style tees featuring the logos of famous former Chippewa Valley businesses ...

Thu. Dec. 17th, 2015

Our Necklaces Lead the Way

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These pendants take your favorite homey locations or phrases and captures them in a classic vintage-style pendant with a 24" chain. Choose from various maps of Wisconsin and Eau Claire ...

Wed. Dec. 16th, 2015

Candles! Light Up Your Holidays

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Some of our best-selling goods: candles from Chippewa Valley Candle Co. They're made naturally with soy wax so they burn clean – not emitting toxins or producing unpleasant candle soot and they burn for up to 100 hours ...

Tue. Dec. 15th, 2015

The Holidays Are Hopping @The Local Store

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We think Eau Claire is the hoppiest place to be! If you do too, sport this brand new tee with pride. Or share it with a beer-loving friend or family member. Designed in house by ...

Mon. Dec. 14th, 2015

Students! Get 15% OFF on Thursday, Dec. 17

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Students! Get a nice discount on your last-minute holiday gifts for friends, family, roommates, or yourself at The Local Store in downtown Eau Claire on Thursday, December 17. All day, receive 15% OFF storewide with any valid student ID (UWEC, UW-Stout, CVTC, or High School).

Fri. Dec. 11th, 2015

Drop Everything: New Leinie's Merch!

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Check it out! We've partnered with Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company – "the pride of Chippewa Falls" – to offer some of our favorite hometown beer merch right here at The Local Store ...

Thu. Dec. 10th, 2015

Raise Our Glasses! (and mugs and steins and such)

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Sure, these fine-looking mugs and glasses can hold coffee or beer but why stop there? Why not fill them with relaxing tea, hearty soups, sweet ice cream, or spare change? Enjoy sipping your tasty beverage out of a robust vessel that makes you happy!

Tue. Dec. 8th, 2015

Great Stuff for Local Bike Lovers

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Eau Claire and Wisconsin are full of bike-loving enthusiasts. We've got amazing bike trails in the Chippewa Valley and a community to support it. Show your pedaling pride with an assortment of bike-related merch from The Local Store. From tees and trinkets to books and bike maps ...

Mon. Dec. 7th, 2015

A Local Home Is Where the Heart Is

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The Local Store has a wide variety of Wisconsin home decor and household gifts available this holiday season. From candles and soap to glassware and cutting boards, we've got a gift sure to please ...

The Daily Shakedown

Fri. Dec. 4th, 2015

Michael Perry at The Local Store: New Titles and a Special Reading

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With his eye (and ear) for the comical elements of contemporary rural life, New York Times bestselling author – straight outta New Auburn, Wis. – Michael Perry has built a loyal audience with his popular memoirs Visiting Tom and Population 485. He recently turned to fiction with The Jesus Cow ...

Thu. Dec. 3rd, 2015

What's Brewing at The Local Store

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Tickle your taste buds with our shop's fine selection of beer-related products: brew kits, glassware, bottle openers, coasters, stoppers, apparel, wall art, bread mixes, and more. See the entire line up right here!

Wed. Dec. 2nd, 2015

Bring Some Wisconsin Wildlife Home

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Nature and wildlife are big parts of life in the Wisconsin northwoods. Show off your love and knowledge of that wildlife with our brand new print featuring several of our favorite creatures ...

Tue. Dec. 1st, 2015

Pillow Talk @The Local Store

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The cozy, assorted hometown pride pillows The Local Store has to offer are sure to keep any Wisconsinite warm and comfy through our rough Midwestern winters. Feel extra close to EC while nuzzling up to ...

Mon. Nov. 30th, 2015

Just Hangin' 'Round the Tree

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The Local Store has some brand new ornaments to offer this holiday season! Designed in-house and produced by our local partners at Sunset Hill Stoneware, these ornaments feature some adorable ...

Wed. Nov. 25th, 2015

Holiday Hours in Full Effect!

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HOLIDAY HOURS! Wednesday (Nov. 25) marks the beginning of The Local Store's extended holiday hours: 9am–9pm Monday thru Saturday, and 11am–4pm Sunday! We've got the shop all decked out for the holidays and the shelves are stuffed with awesome gifts for the great people in your life. Stop on down!

Tue. Nov. 24th, 2015

Sweet Season's Greetings!

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There's nothing more charming than a handwritten note. Puppies? Nope. Flowers? Try again. Handwritten notes have the charmingest charm. This year, why not show your local pride as you send your holiday greetings with one of The Local Store's latest holiday greeting cards?

The Daily Shakedown

Mon. Nov. 23rd, 2015

Thanksgiving Weekend Buy Local Bonanza!

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Get ready Eau Claire, because The Local Store's "Thanksgiving Weekend Buy Local Bonanza" runs November 25 – November 29! There'll be huge deals going on every day at the shop, including free stuff with your purchase, limited edition products (available only as long as supplies last), discounts on everything in the store ...

Fri. Nov. 20th, 2015

Wisconsin-made Kid Stuff

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The Local Store is the place to stop for gifts for kids this holiday season! From up-cycled friends and art supplies made right here in Eau Claire to rough-and-tumble wood toys made ...

Thu. Nov. 19th, 2015

New in the Shop: Tactile Craftworks

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Tactile Craftworks is a collaboration of Wisconsin makers. Their hand-bound journals (4.5" x 6") are made of quality leather and 30% recycled, refillable, linen paper. The 12-24 oz. travel mugs are ...

Wed. Nov. 18th, 2015

Wisconsin Bites: We've Got the Local Foodstuffs

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On the hunt for local foodstuffs for stocking stuffers or yourself? The Local Store offers a variety of tasty goods like Wisconsin Maple Syrup from a local family farm ...

Tue. Nov. 17th, 2015

25% OFF bulk orders!

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Check it out! The Local Store features a business-only discount program for organizations who buy holiday items or gift baskets for their staff, clients, or partners. Up to 25% OFF ...

Fri. Nov. 13th, 2015

Hop to It: New Tee in the Shop

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We think Eau Claire is the hoppiest place to be! If you do too, sport this brand new tee with pride. Or share it with a beer-loving friend or family member. Designed in house ...

Tue. Nov. 3rd, 2015

Student Appreciation Day: November 14

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Student Appreciation Day • Saturday, November 14 • 9am-9pm • Visit our hip and historic downtown store and gallery to find great holiday gifts for friends, parents, siblings, roommates – or yourself!

Wed. Oct. 28th, 2015

Tote Your Beverages in Style

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Our new Beer Caddies, complete with a cast iron opener, are produced by Eau Claire's eco Urban Timber using repurposed local wood, and are the perfect way to tote your six-pack and impress your beer-loving pals. eco Urban Timber designs artisan products that give Wisconsin’s urban trees ...

Mon. Sep. 14th, 2015

You Won't Get Bored Cutting on This Board

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These beautiful Black Walnut Cutting Board Sets available at The Local Store are locally made by Tim Brudnicki of Eau Claire Woodworks. Tim and his family reside in rural Eau Claire on a five-acre “slice of heaven.” Much of their space is used for a tree nursery which more than replenishes ...

Thu. Sep. 3rd, 2015

Blowout Deals at The Local Store's Fall Tent Sale!

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The Local Store is saying goodbye to the summer of 2015 with a HUGE tent sale on Friday and Saturday – September 11 and 12! Stop by the Volume One parking lot ...

Thu. Aug. 6th, 2015

Suds & Slices

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fuel your love of our classic consumable with these and other books from The Local Store