Kids

Wed. Jul. 29 10am

Micon Cinemas Summer Kids Shows: The Book of Life

Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart, embarks on an adventure that spans three fantastic worlds where he must face his greatest fears.

Micon Cinemas Chippewa Falls 475 Chippewa Mall Dr., Chippewa Falls

Cost: 25 cents

Education

Wed. Jul. 29 5:30-9pm

3rd Annual Coaches Conference

Sports medicine and rehabilitation therapy experts from St. Joseph’s Hospital and Chippewa Falls Fire and EMS will give pertinent information for coaches of all sports and ages, as well as the public. Non-coaches are invited to attend. Refreshments and food will be served. To register call or visit online.

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Medical Office Building 2509 County Highway I, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Education

Wed. Jul. 29 6pm

Family Birthing Center Tour

Tour the center, and see the large labor and delivery rooms with whirlpool tubs; postpartum rooms with optional family beds, large, walk-in showers and views of Half Moon Lake; partner sleeping accommodations; family lounges; and beautiful…

Mayo Clinic Health Systems 1221 Whipple St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Education

Wed. Jul. 29 6-8pm

Ceramics 101- Creating with Clay (Carol Way)

An introductory class for anyone who wants to dive right into clay. You will make two handbuilt projects and experiment with textures and design. You will also learn the basic methods for finishing and glazing your pieces. Wear comfortable clothing that you don't mind getting a little dirty.

The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $40

Music

Wed. Jul. 29 6-7:30pm

Nate & Christy

Classic country/bluegrass music. Oldies/classic country/bluegrass music. Bring a lawn chair, grab some food and a cool drink. Then sit back and relax in our outdoor courtyard.

Dove Healthcare 3656 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Uncategorized

Wed. Jul. 29 6-9pm

Classic Car Show

The Indianhead Old Car Club, the Chippewa Valley Model A's, the Badger Wheels Studebaker Club, the Tri-County Cruisers, and the ”T”rrific T’s invite all owners of classic vehicles to this special exhibition in picturesque Owen Park. Pie & ice cream social.

Owen Park 1st Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

Music

Wed. Jul. 29 7pm

"Breaking Chains" in Randall Park, Fall Creek

Bring your lawn chairs and come for an evening of Christian music. Sponsored by St. James Trinity Lutheran Church of Fall Creek.

Randall Park, Fall Creek (Corner of Lincoln and Liberty Street on Highway 12)

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

Fitness

Wed. Jul. 29 7-8:30pm

R & R: Restorative Yoga + Reiki

Come enjoy some rest and relaxation! This class includes gentle, flowing yoga poses, restorative postures using props to support your body, and a mini Reiki session for each person attending.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 per person

Movies

Wed. Jul. 29 8pm

UWEC Summer Cinema: The Avengers

Popcorn and punch provided. Activities start at 8pm. Film begins at dusk. Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity.

West lawn of Haas Fine Arts Center, UW-Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Food & Drink

Every Day from Jul. 30 to Aug. 2;

Bloomer Community Fair

Live music, carnival, 4-H and FFA exhibits, merchant displays, demo derbies, tractor pull, and more. Parade on Sunday

Bloomer Community Fairgrounds 9th Ave., Bloomer

Kids

Every Day from Jul. 30 to Aug. 2;

19th Annual Hallie Youth Baseball Tournament

Players guaranteed three games. Individual awards for 1st & 2nd place in each group. Nine batting Cages available for warmups. Full concessions available.

Hallie Park, Lake Hallie

Cost: $200 for 8U, $300 for 9U, Entry fee is $350 for 10U, 11U & 12U, Entry fee is $400 for 13U & 14U

Education

Thu. Jul. 30 10:30am

Retirement: Making Your Money Last Seminar

Considerations and tradeoffs when developing a withdrawal strategy-working longer, spending less and delaying social security. Learn to plan for expected and unexpected expenses with insurance.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Nightlife

Thu. Jul. 30 11:30am-7pm

Dollar Swim Day - NFL Kick-Off

Anyone wearing Green Bay Packer or NFL attire gets in for $1.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $1/person or Season Pass. Children 2 & under are free

Age: All Ages

Education

Thu. Jul. 30 3:30-5pm

Tech Workshops - Makey Makeys

Invention kit for the 21st Century. Turn everyday objects into touchpads and connect them with the Internet to play games and more. Registration required.

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

Age: Teens

Causes

Thu. Jul. 30 5-8pm

Tortoise and Hare 5k and Free Kids Fun Run

17th annual 5k run/walk. Packet pickup and registration starts at 5pm at Owen Park. 6:30 run/walk starts at Demmler Park with shuttles provided from Owen park starting at 5:45pm. Kids fun run and awards follow race at Owen park at 7pm.…

Owen Park 1st Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $20/kids fun run free

Age: all ages

Food & Drink

Thu. Jul. 30 5-9pm

Farm to Fork Retreat: Pizza Night Grand Opening

The Wood-Fired brick pizza oven is hot and the beer is cold, so it's time to celebrate with a Grand Opening! Farm to Fork Retreat is offering a variety of hand-made and oven-fired pizzas served in their re-purposed Horse Barn,…

Farm to Fork Retreat at Dancing Yarrow S1-93 County Road BB, Mondovi

Cost: $15-$20

Age: All ages

Causes

Thu. Jul. 30 5:30-9:30pm

Mission: Possible feat. Screening of Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation

Join us for a special screening of the movie Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation along with social hour events including music, hor d' oeuveres, beverages, and raffle prizes. All proceeds will be donated to Relay for Life.

Micon Cinemas 475 Chippewa Mall Dr #215, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $15

Age: PG-13 movie

Leisure

Thu. Jul. 30 5:30pm

Free Garage Sale

Sponsored by Local Community Agencies. Local community agencies will also be on hand to help with general assistance needs. Agnes' Table will be serving the free community meal at 5:30pm. Free garage sale, free raffle, kids games. Come eat,…

Trinity United Methodist Church parking lot 201 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Causes

Thu. Jul. 30 5:30-9pm

Picnic on the Green

Enjoy a wonderful evening in a beautiful setting with great food, drinks, door prizes, auction items and music. Proceeds go to the Community Table.

Pine Meadow Golf Club 4324 Fairfax Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: All ages

Education

Thu. Jul. 30 6-8:30pm

Summer Wild Edibles

Join a Beaver Creek Naturalist for a taste of some summer wild edibles. Take a hike and look for some common, easily-identified, wild edible plants. Nibble a few things on the hike, and then sample some cooked greens and a wild beverage or two. Registration and full payment required by July 28.

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

Cost: Friends $5 Nonmembers $8

Music

Thu. Jul. 30 6-8pm

The Larry Past Quartet

Join Larry, Al, Jerry and John for a full band show Spring Valley's Music in the Park Series which also is celebrating the 30th anniversary of their library that evening!

Spring Valley Music in The Park Series Raasch Garage on the corner of McKay and 2nd Street, Spring Valley

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

Food & Drink

Thu. Jul. 30 6:30-8:30pm

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: The Jim Pullman Band + Hemma + D. Janakey

Jim Pullman and crew feature intricate syncopations, thumpin' rhythms, and lush washes of tone. Songs tend to have big thick hooks, infectious melodies, and heartfelt lyrics. Hemma is the full band project of Hannah Hebl, playing original songs in the spirit of American songwriting with country, rock, blues influence.

Phoenix Park Riverfront Terr., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Music

Thu. Jul. 30 7-8:30pm

Music Over Menomin: Chasing Mabel

Enjoy live music over Lake Menomin. Chasing Mabel rocks, playing your favorite mix of tunes—from 90's alt rock to the hottest hits from today.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Stage

Thu. Jul. 30 7-8pm

Shakespeare Shorts

Why would a producer tell Shakespeare to condense his plays to about five minutes? Because most people are tuning into YouTube now. These shorts are fast, farcical, and frenetic. Here’s your chance to see 7 people perform 6 plays live in 60 minutes or less. What could go wrong? This is the world premier for Shakespeare Shorts before it goes on to the Fringe Festival in Minneapolis.

Eau Claire Children's Theatre 1814 North Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: all ages

Stage

Thu. Jul. 30 7-9pm

Romeo and Juliet

O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo? The Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild presents one of Shakespeare's most popular plays, Romeo and Juliet, the ultimate story of star-crossed lovers.

The Grand Theatre 102 W. Grand Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 Adults, $3 Youth

Age: All ages

Music

Every Day from Jul. 31 to Aug. 2;

Blues on the Chippewa

Numerous musicians and music lovers from all over the country gather in Durand for the blues. Also featuring a craft show and classic car/motorcycle show.

Memorial Park, downtown Durand

Cost: See contact info for cost

Food & Drink

Every Day from Jul. 31 to Aug. 1;

Chetek Crazy Days

Sidewalk and in-store sales throughout the city from early morning into the evening hours.

, City of Chetek

Food & Drink

Every Day from Jul. 31 to Aug. 2;

Chippewa Valley Slam Fest

Four sporting events (basketball, volleyball, running, and bowling) rolled into one weekend filled with live music, great food, inflatables, vendor booths, and fun. CV Slam Fest will have something fun for everyone in the family. Join us this summer at Wagner's Lanes for a tradition in the making.

2159 Brackett Ave., Eau Claire

Food & Drink

Every Day from Jul. 31 to Aug. 2;

61st Annual Cadott Nabor Days

Live music, activities, food, fun for the whole family!! At Riverview Park in Cadott for more information call.

Riverview Park, Cadott

Causes

Fri. Jul. 31 9am

Feed My People/Gordy's Auction

For the eleventh consecutive year, Gordy's Market is sponsoring a live auction as part of its annual Stuff-a-Truck community food drive. All proceeds will benefit Feed My People Food Bank. Join us for this wonderful event. Auction starts at 10am with bidder registration starting at 9am.

Gordy’s County Market 212 Bay St., Chippewa Falls

Kids

Fri. Jul. 31 10-11:30am

Pottermania

It’s Harry Potter’s birthday! Muggles and witches of all ages and abilities are invited to help celebrate! Make your own wand, try your hand at locating the Golden Snitch, and more.

Fall Creek Public Library 122 E Lincoln Ave PO Box 426, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

Age: Youth and their families

Education

Every Day from Jul. 31 to Aug. 2, 10am-4pm;

Antique Tractor Display

Display and view many tractors from various time periods. Free admission and free parking. Food available on the grounds. Visit online for more info.

Eau Claire Expo Center 5530 Fairview Dr, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

Kids

Every Day from Jul. 31 to Aug. 1, 10am-4pm;

Kids Days at Eau Claire County Fair

Games, face painting, petting zoo, Public Safety Displays, and inflatables. Free Admission and Free Parking. Small fee for games. Food on the Grounds. For more info go to www.eauclairecountyfair.com

Eau Claire Expo Center 5530 Fairview Dr, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: ages 2+

Education

Fri. Jul. 31 11am-1pm

Grapes on the Vine palette knife painting class

For the class of 1980 reunion participants, and any party crashers, join us in painting this Grapes on the Vine palette knife acrylic on canvas. No painting skills necessary.

Hickory Hills Golf Course 4080 Hickory Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 includes supplies

Age: 18+

Kids

Fri. Jul. 31 4-5pm

Cookie Baking Contest

Test your baking skills. Follow this year's recipe and compete to see who makes the best cookies. Information and recipe found on Fair web site. Free Admission and Free Parking for this event. Food on the Grounds. www.eauclairecountyfair.com

Eau Claire Expo Center - Across from Metropolis & Action City

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

Food & Drink

Fri. Jul. 31 5-8pm

Open House & BYO Bloody Mary Bar

Join Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery for our annual Open House. To celebrate we'll bring back the "Build-Your-Own Bloody Mary Bar" and offer complimentary vodka samples as well as other fun promos Friday evening and all day Saturday! The Bloody Mary Bar is always a hit--get there early for the best fixings.

Infinity Beverages Winery, Banbury Place, Building 13 930 Galloway St. Building 13, Eau Claire

Age: 21+

Leisure

Fri. Jul. 31 5:30-8:30pm

Collector Car Show

Display and view many amazing cars. For information about participating, call Lee at 715-834-1912. Free Admission and Free Parking for this event. Food on the Grounds. For more info go to www.eauclairecountyfair.com.

Eau Claire Expo Center 5530 Fairview Dr, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE admission

Age: All ages

Food & Drink

Fri. Jul. 31 5:30-8:30pm

Larry Past Trio (LP3) at The Suncrest Garden Farms

Join Larry, Al and Jerry playing their acoustic folk/rock/americana music in the wonderful setting of Suncrest Garden Farms near Alma, WI. Great pizza!

Suncrest Gardens Farm S2257 Yaeger Dugway, Cochrane

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

Causes

Fri. Jul. 31 6pm

Barron County Relay For Life

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is the world's largest and most impactful fundraising event to end cancer. It unites communities across the globe to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action to finish the fight once and for all.

Barron High School Track 1050 E Woodland Ave, Barron

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

Music

Fri. Jul. 31 7-9pm

Greg Herriges

We are always thrilled to welcome the eclectic sounds of Great Herriges to our stage. Plan to be part of a summer evening that is sure to inspire and entertain.

Raw Deal 603 S. Broadway St., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Music

Fri. Jul. 31 7-10pm

Niff-Naffer

Niff-Naffer is western Wisconsin acoustic trio with a very broad pallet of music influences to draw from, ranging from soft and country rock classics to 90's alternative unplugged. The listener will recognize the familiar melodies, but Niff-Naffer makes sure every song they play is truly unique.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Food & Drink

Fri. Jul. 31 7pm

Blue Moon Walk

It’s a blue moon on July 31 and it’s the 20th anniversary of Blue Moon beer, so let's Moon Walk! Start at The Livery with Visit Eau Claire’s Fun Patrol and Photo Booth 7-9pm with prizes, then walk over to…

Event begins at the Livery 316 Wisconsin St., Eau Claire

Music

Fri. Jul. 31 7-11pm

Backyard Bash 2015 feat. Girl on Fire

Girl on Fire rocks the Backyard Bash 2015 as our Friday Night headliner with: Emissary Echo and TBA. Girl on Fire song "Takedown" is getting a lot of spins on Radio Stations across the US and they are back by popular demand to Hipps Pub.

Hipps Pub s7650 State Hwy 37, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 advance or $8 at the gate!

Age: 21+

Kids

Fri. Jul. 31 7:30-9pm

Cinderella! If the Shoe Fits!

Students have worked together over the course of 3 weeks in order to put on this classic story with a new 80's twist.

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

Cost: $12, $8 for ages 12 & under

Age: All ages

Music

Sat. Aug. 1

Layne Yost

Layne Yost is a fun energetic musician who will be entertaining in the beautiful historic Sheeley House Saloon.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., chippewa falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Kids

Sat. Aug. 1 7am-noon

Dog Agility & Open Show

4-H members compete in agility events with their dogs at 8am. Open show will run in conjunction. For each jump height - 4-H members will run first, then Open will follow. Dogs and Handlers must have participated in agility classes and be familiar with and competent on all agility obstacles in each course. Open = $10/2 runs. Free Parking and Food on the Grounds. www.eauclairecountyfair.com

Eau Claire Expo Center 5530 Fairview Dr, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE Admission, Open show = $10/2 runs

Age: All ages

Uncategorized

Sat. Aug. 1 9am-3pm

Crafters Market

Outdoor market of crafts to view and purchase. If interested in having a space, contact krystalmartinson@hotmail.com. Free Parking. Food on the Grounds. For more info go to www.eauclairecountyfair.com

Eau Claire Expo Center 5530 Fairview Dr, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE Admission

Age: All ages

Causes

Sat. Aug. 1 9:30am-4pm

Pet Wash Fundraiser

Globe University's Vet Tech Club Students will be providing: Nail Trim $4, Anal Gland Expression $4, Ear Cleaning $4, Brushing $4, Bath w/ FREE Ear Cleaning $10, Package Deal $20 (Includes bath, ear cleaning, nail trim, anal gland expression, and brushing). All proceeds will be donated to Bob's House for Dogs!

Pet Food Plus 3460 Mall Dr, Eau Claire

Cost: Donations welcome

Age: All Ages

The Volume One Calendar is sponsored by Mayo Clinic Health System of Eau Claire

Ongoing Events For 10/29/2012

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc