Kids

Tue. Jun. 25 5-6pm

Teen Summer Program: Glow-in-the-Dark Yoga

An instructor is teaching a beginners yoga class at the library. All skill levels and body types welcome! The class will be in the dark and each participant gets glow sticks. Register by contacting the library.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Teens age 12-18

Crafting & Making

Tue. Jun. 25 6-7pm

Composition Photography

This class is designed for the novice photographer looking to learn more about digital cameras and developing picture taking skills!

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $5

Age: Adult (16+)

Kids

Tue. Jun. 25 6:30pm

Tuesday Night Blues: Bridget Kelly Band

Inspired by classic & electric blues, the Bridget Kelly Band has placed their unique stamp on the blues genre, with high-energy live performances and a hybrid sound that mixes Texas and Memphis Blues with various Southern Blues traditions. There'll be food vendors and plenty of fun.

Owen Park 1st Ave. and Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Summer

Tue. Jun. 25 6:35pm

Eau Claire Express vs Mankato Moon Dogs

The Eau Claire Express play against the Mankato Moon Dogs.

Eau Claire Express Stadium - Carson Park 702 Carson Park Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $9 GA, $11 Reserved Grandstand, $14 Reserved Box, $28 Fan Deck; Season Tickets Available

Age: All Ages

Crafting & Making

Tue. Jun. 25 7-8pm

Working in Manual Mode

Take your photo skills to the next level with this fun photography class. Explore the world of manual modes and discuss aperture, shutter speed and ISO settings.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $5

Age: Adult (16+)

Fitness

Tue. Jun. 25 8-9pm

Fun with Light

This class will explore different and fun lighting techniques. Off-Axis lighting including flashlights, glow sticks, steel wool and a Pixel Stick will be used to create unique images.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $5

Age: Adult (16+)

Music

Tue. Jun. 25 9pm

Tuesday Night After Hours Blues Jam

The Plus is hosting 3 after party jams for after the Tuesday Night Blues concerts. Listen, participate, and support the local blues music scene. Bring your instrument or sticks. Back line is provided, but leave your amps at home.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Summer

Wed. Jun. 26 1:30pm

Tom Pease: Musician

Part of the Wednesday Performance Series. Tickets are required for entrance. Free tickets are available one week in advance of each program. Children’s musician with movement, humor, and joy.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library 400 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Food & Drink

Wed. Jun. 26 5:30-7pm

Rollin Local Cooking Demo

Join local chef Carrie Amo, owner of the Wandering Culinarian, for a cooking demonstration with samples to taste and discover the flavor obtained by using local ingredients and seasonal produce.

Augusta Memorial Public Library 113 North Stone St, Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Education

Wed. Jun. 26 5:30-7:30pm

Clean Energy Happy Hour

Local communities have proven they can lead the transition to 100 percent renewable energy. From Eau Claire to Green Bay, local elected bodies are making commitments that result in real change. Join WI Conservation Voters to learn about and plug into local clean energy projects.

Brewery Nonic 621 4th St. W, Menomonie

Music

Wed. Jun. 26 6-9pm

Durand Music in the Park

Live music at Durand's Memorial Park Bandshell. Check out their website for developments on which bands are booked which dates.

Memorial Park 2nd Avenue East, Durand

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Food & Drink

Wed. Jun. 26 6-9pm

Cooking Class: All Things Old Fashioned

An evening to appreciate the art of the old fashioned, new twists, as well as the perfectly paired meal. Walk away with your next summer party planned! Includes instruction, themed class food courses & two glasses of wine chosen from a procured list. Be sure to come with an empty stomach.

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $79 per person (includes tax)

Age: 21+

Food & Drink

Wed. Jun. 26 6-8pm

MKE Brewery Beer Event

Featuring some tasty beers from MKE Brewing Co., and beer rep Eric will be hanging out to talk shop. $1 off all MKE pints from 6 to midnight, and raffle prizes awarded every half hour from 6-8pm.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Summer

Wed. Jun. 26 6:35pm

Eau Claire Express vs Mankato Moon Dogs

The Eau Claire Express play against the Mankato Moon Dogs.

Eau Claire Express Stadium - Carson Park 702 Carson Park Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $9 GA, $11 Reserved Grandstand, $14 Reserved Box, $28 Fan Deck; Season Tickets Available

Age: All Ages

Nightlife

Wed. Jun. 26 8pm

Name That Tune Triva: 80's Music Edition

How much do you know about 80s music? Run through all genres of the decade- metal, pop, rock, rap. Hear a clip from the song, you identify title and artist for one point each. Prizes in store.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Every Day from Jun. 27 to Jun. 29

Country Fest

Four day long country musical experience in Cadott. Multiple stages and performance venues around the grounds. Pre-show on Wednesday for 4-day ticket holders. Featured performances by Sugarland, Luke Bryan, Little Big Town, Brett Young, Cole Swindell, Justin More, and many more.

Country Fest Grounds 24447 County Highway S, Cadott

Cost: Ticket package information available online

Summer

Thu. Jun. 27 noon-7pm

Dollar Swim Day: Floatie Day

Anyone who brings a floatable device pays $1 admission.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $1

Age: All Ages

Kids

Thu. Jun. 27 1:30pm

Circus Skills Workshop

Learn juggling, balloon balancing, and balloon sculpting from professional entertainer, Jeff McMullen. Tickets are required for entrance. Free tickets are available one week in advance of the program.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library 400 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Food & Drink

Thu. Jun. 27 4-7pm

Saving Grace Pie and Ice Cream Social And Raffle

Delicious food: BBQ Plate $7; Hot Dog Plate $6. Meals include beans, chips, pickle, ice cream, pie and beverage. Pie, ice cream and a beverage for only $4. (Take outs available.) Raffle tickets for a 55” TV available in Church

Saving Grace Lutheran Church 2124 EastRidge, Eau Claire

Cost: Meals are $4-$7

Age: All Ages

Wellness

Thu. Jun. 27 5-7pm

Reiki, Reflexology, Oils and Cards

Grab your friends and join us for coffee, tea and oracle cards. Free event, All are welcome. Reiki and reflexology will be available 15 mins for $10. Oily make and takes $1-$5 each.

B’utiful Kids Learning Center 502 Bay st, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Summer

Thu. Jun. 27 5:30-8:30pm

Burger King Classic Car Show

Classic cars, vintage, antique, muscle cars and more. Fun for the entire family.

Burger King - Lake Hallie 2752 120th St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Fitness

Thu. Jun. 27 5:30-7pm

Advance Your Asana: Intermediate Backbends

Builds on the Backbend Foundations Workshop and introduces intermediate backbend poses to improve spinal flexibility and strengthen the backside of the body. Prior experience with backbending is helpful, but this workshop will be accessible to all levels of backbending.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20 ($16 for members)

Age: 16+

Education

Thu. Jun. 27 6-7:15pm

Solar & Suds

Enjoy two free beers and an informative presentation about about how solar for your property works. Join All Energy Solar for a fun and educational event. Solar & Suds is an opportunity for homeowners, business owners, and anyone who’s interested to learn about the benefits of solar energy.

Brewery Nonic 621 4th St. W, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages, 21+ for Beer

Summer

Thu. Jun. 27 6pm

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: Parker Reed + Naalia + Nick Anderson & The Skinny Lovers

The 23 year old singer-songwriter from Eau Claire makes alternative rock music with heart. Naalia has smooth guitar chords, funky bass notes, impactful drums, and a soulful voice coated over all of it. Nick Anderson writes emotional lyrics that dig into the struggle and the fun of the human condition.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Summer

Thu. Jun. 27 6-7pm

3rd Street Fashion Show

The first ever, outdoor, live fashion show. Fashion presented is based on a Midsummer's Night Dream. Front row seating for the first 20 to arrive. Otherwise, attendees may bring their own chairs to watch. Participating downtown businesses will be running specials throughout the evening.

Mood Women's Boutique 3rd Street East, Menomonie.

Cost: FREE

Business & Entrepreneurship

Thu. Jun. 27 6-8pm

Google Workshop

The Western Wisconsin SCORE Program, in partnership with The Western Wisconsin Women's Business Center, invite you to join them for a Google Workshop. In this workshop, you will learn about Getting Your Business Online and Using Data to Drive Growth.

UWEC Centennial Hall Park Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $15

Age: 18+

Kids

Thu. Jun. 27 6:30-7:30pm

Will it Waffle?

What can you cook on a waffle iron? Try an assortment of yummy food items to see if they turn out delicious or #wafflefails. Supplies are limited, first come first served.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library 400 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

Summer

Thu. Jun. 27 6:35pm

Eau Claire Express vs La Crosse Loggers

The Eau Claire Express play against the La Crosse Loggers.

Eau Claire Express Stadium - Carson Park 702 Carson Park Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $9 GA, $11 Reserved Grandstand, $14 Reserved Box, $28 Fan Deck; Season Tickets Available

Age: All Ages

Summer

Thu. Jun. 27 7-8:30pm

Music Over Menomin: North of Dixie

Five musicians playing originals by Johnny Lynch (Guitar) and Shelly Miller (5 string banjo and guitar). John Utphall plays Swing-Era Jazz Violin, Bob Boone plays Mandolin & Jeff Heath plays bass guitar. Enjoy our mix of music from The Dillards and Doyle Lawson to Stephane Grappelli.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Summer

Thu. Jun. 27 7-8pm

Colfax Music in the Park

Rain location is the Colfax Fairgrounds building on Railroad Avenue. Bring your lawn chair. Popcorn and root beer floats will be sold at the concerts. Annual pie sale by the Colfax Municipal Building Restoration Group on August 15.

Tower Park Main Street and Highway 40, Colfax

Cost: FREE

Recreation

Thu. Jun. 27 7-8pm

Caterpillar Lab Training

Learn how Beaver Creek Reserve raises caterpillars. Volunteers are needed from June through mid-September. Volunteering involves the daily care and feeding of caterpillars, monitoring chrysalis development, and releasing butterflies into the Butterfly House.

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Cty Rd. K, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

Kids

Thu. Jun. 27 7:30pm

Chippewa Valley Theater Guild: "Footloose"

One of the most explosive movie musicals bursts onto the live stage with exhilarating results. When Ren and his mother move from Chicago to a small farming town, he isn’t prepared for what he finds. In Footloose, you’ll enjoy the rockin’ rhythm of its Oscar and Tony-nominated top 40 score.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $12 youth, $25 GA

Age: All Ages

Comedy

Thu. Jun. 27 8:30pm

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Grace Thomas

A comedian and writer originally from Minnesota who now lives in Colorado. She wrote for Clickhole, the AV Club, and was heard on he "A Very Fatal Murder" podcast from The Onion. Grace's stand-up is surreal, queer and personal. She talks frankly about mental health, being trans in Trump's America, and Batman.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA | $3 with valid student ID

Age: All Ages (18+ recommeded)

Music

Thu. Jun. 27 8:30-11pm

Vinyl Nights: Gabe Larson

Enjoy a selection of vinyls that will be spun throughout the night. Enjoying craft cocktails and regional beers/wines, and order from the late-night menu featuring the Scandinavian Koldtbord, where you create your own sharable feast of premium meats, cheeses, sauces, crackers and more.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Visual Art

Every Day from Jun. 28 to Aug. 4

Joe Maurer: Paintings From Nature

Joe Maurer’s paintings explore dreams, memories and interactions of a more than human world. “I understand landscape as embodied history. Stories abound from the places carved by channels of water, and plants and trees arising from soil where creatures and humans dwell."

The Volume One Gallery (Inside The Local Store) 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Education

Fri. Jun. 28 10-11:30am

Brain Games: Do They Work?

More and more people are recognizing the importance of maintaining brain health as they age. This has resulted in many turning to "brain games" in the hope of keeping themselves cognitively engaged. Given the popularity of these games, some are left wondering if they actually work.

Dove Nursing Home West 1405 Truax Blvd., Eau Claire

Cost: Free, morning refreshments included

Age: Adults

Movies

Fri. Jun. 28 2-4pm

Sci-Fi Movie Friday-Soylent Green

Sci-Fi Friday Movies features the classic film Soylent Green, starring Charleton Heston.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Food & Drink

Fri. Jun. 28 3-10pm

Dinner and a Show at Zymurgy

Pita Pit will be posting up in the parking lot to serve dinner. Live music from Past & the Present starts at 8PM.

Zymurgy Brewing 624 Main Street. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE to attend, food priced a la carte

Age: All Ages, 21+ after 9PM

Food & Drink

Fri. Jun. 28 5:30-8:30pm

Jeff White at Together Farms Burger Nights

Americana/Alt-country & Outlaw Folk from the hills of western Wisconsin. Dramatic ballads, haunting love songs and bittersweet remembrance are staple themes. Burgers are made on the farm using 100% grass-fed beef. BYO chairs, tables, and blankets. Sides, beer, wine, and GF & vegetarian options.

Together Farms W93 Norden Rd, Mondovi

Cost: Food priced at $10-25

Visual Art

Fri. Jun. 28 6:30-8:30pm

Reception for Joe Maurer: Paintings From Nature

Joe Maurer’s paintings explore dreams, memories and interactions of a more than human world. “I understand landscape as embodied history. Stories abound from the places carved by channels of water, and plants and trees arising from soil where creatures and humans dwell."

The Volume One Gallery (Inside The Local Store) 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Music

Fri. Jun. 28 7-10pm

Live Music: Kaiged Acoustic

Kim and Paige (Mother and Daughter duet) along with Kricket on acoustic bass play a variety of songs, from classic rock, country, and current hits. Rich blended harmonies. Performing at numerous vineyard/wineries with easy listening & relaxing music.

Bloomer Brewing Co. 1526 Martin Road, Bloomer

Cost: FREE

Fri. Jun. 28 7-11pm

Clearwater Con V

Three day of a tabletop gaming experiences. Get your game on, featuring RPGs, board games, card games, and anything else you can think of. Preregister online.

Best Western PLUS Eau Claire Conference Center 3340 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 Weekend Prereg, $30 at Door, Single Day Passes Available

Age: All Ages

Music

Fri. Jun. 28 7pm

Live Music: And Friends

And Friends is typically anchored by Jim Phillips, Jen Hazen, and Julie Majkowski. Various area musicians who aren't timid about jam impromptu in front of an audience. Who will show up? A tuba? A Guitar God? And upright bass? A trombone? You never know and have to show up to find out!

Acoustic Cafe - Eau Claire 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Kids

Fri. Jun. 28 7-8:30pm

Seussical Jr., MTG's Summer Camp Production

Do you love Dr. Seuss? Are you excited about all the thinks you can think? Don't miss MTG's production of Seussical Junior. This all youth performers show runs just over one hour long, and is great entertainment for the entire family.

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts 205 Main St. E, Menomonie

Age: All Ages

Music

Fri. Jun. 28 7-10pm

Live Music: Past & The Present

Performing a diverse mix of cover songs and original music inspired by classic rock of the 60s/70s and current alt/folk; an incandescent, mesmerizing, slightly psychedelic blend of catchy pop melodies and moody, modernized torch songs

Zymurgy Brewing 624 Main Street. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Music

Fri. Jun. 28 8pm

Naalia Live

An Afro-Latina American artist influenced by Gospel, R&B, Latino Soul, and Contemporary Pop. With smooth guitar chords, funky bass notes, impactful drums, and a soulful voice coated over all of it, the introspective music is anything but melancholic, and will leave you hopeful by the end.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

Music

Fri. Jun. 28 8-11pm

Live Music: Jenna Rae

Jenna Rae Legler is a vocal powerhouse of energy packed into a compact frame. This Holmen, Wisconsin native is a natural born singer.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 6/25/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

T-ball 2

Every Tuesday, Thursday until Jul. 23, 6:30-8:30pm

Play & Learn

Every Tuesday, Thursday until Dec. 20, 9:30-11:30am; Every Tuesday, Thursday until Dec. 19, 9:30-11:30am

Events with Tickets