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The Daily Shakedown

Wed. Mar. 8th, 2017

IN STOCK: Nickolas Butler's The Hearts of Men

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We've never seen anything like it. Last Monday's reading and book release from Nickolas Butler was one of the biggest events The Local Store has hosted – the place was packed with readers and fans ...

Mon. Jan. 23rd, 2017

Seeking Part-Time Associates for The Local Store!

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Volume One, the area's arts & culture publication, website, retail space, and event production company, is seeking an upbeat, quick learner to help make The Local Store one of downtown Eau Claire's ...

Tue. Dec. 20th, 2016

Last Minute Holiday Gifts

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Finish up your holiday shopping this week at The Local Store. We're open Monday–Friday 9am-9pm and on Saturday, Christmas Eve 9am-4pm!

The Daily Shakedown

Mon. Dec. 19th, 2016

Ink & Paper 2016: Just a Few More Weeks

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There are so many more artists in the Chippewa Valley than the ones whose work is displayed at our local galleries. Volume One’s Ink & Paper print sale is designed to showcase local art ...

Thu. Dec. 15th, 2016

Local Store Gifts for Kids!

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The Local Store is the place to shop for great gifts for kids this holiday season! From funky up-cycled (stuffed animal) friends and art supplies – made right here in Eau Claire ...

Wed. Dec. 14th, 2016

Celebrate in Style

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Tickle your taste buds with our shop's fine selection of booze-related products: flasks, glassware, bottle openers, coasters, stoppers, apparel, wall art, and more ...

Tue. Dec. 13th, 2016

It's in the Bag

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These great little pouches and clutches will hold all your essentials, and they feature some of our favorite homey Wisconsin imagery.

Fri. Dec. 9th, 2016

We've Got Your Cabin Covered!

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Looking to dress up your cabin or your man-cave or your cabin-esque home? Looking for a unique gift for an outdoorsy person in your life? The Local Store has a great assortment of art pieces, books, and decor that will make your space feel nice and cozy, filling it full of hearty Wisconsin vibes.

Wed. Dec. 7th, 2016

New Poster: Our Little Downtown

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New art in the shop! We partnered with local artist Jen Schultz to illustrate this one of a kind print showing off some of our favorite downtown Eau Claire buildings ...

Tue. Dec. 6th, 2016

LOOKIE HERE: New Duds at The Local Store!

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We've got a TON of new shirts available this holiday season at The Local Store for kids and adults – tees, hoodies, sweatshirts, and more. Stop down to the shop to peruse the new duds or browse everything online.

Mon. Dec. 5th, 2016

Behold Our Fantastic Baskets

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Check out those baskets! Our gift baskets are assembled in-house, and everything we include in them is Wisconsin- and Chippewa Valley-focused. Pick from gift-worthy and fun, locally-branded items like caramels, pancake mixes, beer bread ...

Wed. Nov. 30th, 2016

Leather for the Holidays

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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 ...

Mon. Nov. 28th, 2016

Put a Sock in It!

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Looking for a locally made holiday stocking to spruce up that mantle? Look no further! The Local Store teamed up with local craftswoman Gail Ryan to create these adorable holiday stockings perfect for any Wisconsinite.

Wed. Nov. 23rd, 2016

New Local Store Hours!

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DON'T FORGET! Our new hours are ... Mon-Sat 9am-9pm, Sunday 9am-4pm (closed Thanksgiving Day)

The Daily Shakedown

Mon. Nov. 21st, 2016

The Local Store's Big Thanksgiving Weekend Sale

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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 ...

Mon. Nov. 21st, 2016

Branch Out This Season

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The Local Store has some fantastic ornaments this holiday season! Designed in-house and produced by our local partners at Sunset Hill Stoneware, these ornaments feature some adorable Eau Claire and Wisconsin ...

Fri. Nov. 18th, 2016

In the Shop: All New Kids' Stuff!

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

Thu. Nov. 17th, 2016

Low Road to Leather Goods

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Low Roads is a series of leather goods handcrafted in downtown Eau Claire by Sam Fiore. Sam shares, "I work with leather because each hide is unique, creating one of a kind pieces with personality. I aim to make both modern and classic functional objects that will stand the test of time."

Wed. Nov. 16th, 2016

Foodstuff for Thought

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Looking for local foodstuffs for stocking stuffers ... or for yourself? The Local Store offers a variety of tasty goods like Wisconsin Maple Syrup from a local family farm, Kaiserson raw honey harvested ...

Tue. Nov. 15th, 2016

Need holiday gifts for employees or clients?

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Looking for a great local gift to show your employees, clients, or friends how great they are this holiday season? Well, The Local Store has put together a few options that let you save big with up to a 25% bulk business discount off your entire ...

Mon. Nov. 7th, 2016

Student Appreciation Day 2016 at The Local Store

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Student Appreciation Day • Saturday, Nov. 12 • 9am-9pm • Visit our hip and historic downtown store and gallery to find great holiday gifts for friends, parents, siblings, roommates – or yourself!

Wed. Sep. 14th, 2016

The Local Store's Fall Supplier & Product Pitch Day

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September 29 • 2pm–8pm – Make some money! Do you make any finished products you think would be a great addition to The Local Store? Or do you have the skills and the tools, but are open to ideas for what to create? We want to talk to you!

Thu. Sep. 1st, 2016

Preorder Michael Perry's New Book Roughneck Grace

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From the Wisconsin Historical Society Press, a collection of brief essays (including his popular “Gratitude” piece) from the Sunday Wisconsin State Journal column, Roughneck Grace ...

Tue. Aug. 23rd, 2016

NOW: Preorder Bon Iver's New Album 22, A Million

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The Local Store is now taking preorders for 22, A Million, both in-store and online. The album is available on CD and LP, and for a limited time, as a bundle that includes ...

Wed. Aug. 17th, 2016

In the Shop: Low Roads 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 ...

Mon. Jun. 27th, 2016

SEEKING Part-Time Associates for The Local Store

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We're seeking an upbeat, quick learner to help make The Local Store one of downtown Eau Claire's best stores and event spaces. Successful applicants must enjoy a very fast-paced and multi-faceted environment as they will work in the store ...

The Daily Shakedown

Mon. Jun. 20th, 2016

SATURDAY: The Local Store's 5th Anniversary Sale

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Check out The Local Store on Saturday, June 25 for a sale in celebration of the shop's 5th anniversary. There'll be free Honest Roast Coffee, snacks, and refreshments all day, 15-25% OFF storewide, AND you'll receive a $5 gift card when you spend $50 or more. The store will also host live, local music from Larry Past at 7pm and Elvessa at 8pm. See you there!

Fri. Jun. 17th, 2016

Lighting Up With Laurie Lyne Candles

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Laurie Lyne loves living in Eau Claire's Eastside Hill neighborhood and thinks it is exciting to be a part of an artistic growth of this beautiful city. She shares ...

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 ...