Food & Drink

Wed. May. 25 5:30-8pm

UW-Madison Founders' Day Celebration

Celebrate the founding of UW-Madison, share the Badger spirit, and learn about what's happening on campus today. Chancellor of UW-Madison, Rebecca Blank, will speak about the UW system and its priorities. Reception (cash bar) at 5:30. Dinner at 6:30. Register online.

Eau Claire Golf & Country Club 828 Clubview Lane, Altoona

Cost: $35 per person and includes your choice of roasted prime rib, chicken Marsala, or penne pasta primavera.

Age: 21+

Food & Drink

Wed. May. 25 6-9pm

Taste Wine & Cheese at Marieke Gouda

Join Marieke Gouda a Wine and Cheese Tasting event. Try different wines and cheeses to find your perfect combination. Buy your ticket now at Marieke Gouda. All participants will receive a 10% on all purchases in our store that evening.

Marieke Gouda - Holland's Family Cheese 200 W. Liberty Dr., Thorp

Cost: $20

Age: 21+

Kids

Wed. May. 25 6:30pm

Inter-Faith Prayer Service for Peace and Unity for All People

Prayer leaders from Christian, Jewish, Islam, Buddhist, and Baha'i faiths will be present. Hospitality and education about Jewish and Baha'i traditions will follow prayer service. All people and faiths are invited.

First Congregational Church 310 Broadway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Education

Thu. May. 26 9:30-10:30am

Communication Tips for Dementia

What do I talk about & how do I talk with someone who has dementia? Learn tips and tricks to help with your interactions with friends and loved ones affected by the disease.

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

Cost: FREE (must register)

Education

Thu. May. 26 5:30pm

Perennials: Attracting Birds and Butterflies

A class for anyone looking to learn about perennials and attracting some birds and butterflies, too. While some plants are attractive for their flowers and/or food, others provide shelter for the birds and butterflies. We will start with the basics of using perennials in your landscaping as well as in your containers, then work from there.

Down To Earth Garden Center 6025 Arndt Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music (all ages)

Thu. May. 26 5:30-11pm

2016 Reggae Sunsplash

Reggae Sunsplash featuring Jamaican reggae legends The Meditations with Irie Sol, and a special opening set by The Morton Sisters. This outdoors event is held poolside in a mansion on St. Paul’s historic Summit Avenue. Tropical cocktails and dinner menu available, live reggae DJ, family friendly.

The University Club of Saint Paul 420 Summit Avenue, Saint Paul

Cost: $30 for general admission, $10 for under 18, and $65 for VIP experience

Kids

Thu. May. 26 5:30-8:30pm

Burger King Classic Car Show

Celebrating its 15th year. Classic, antique, muscle cars and more. Fun for the entire family. This weeks theme is car hops. Brought to you by our partnering sponsor Trail Dodge of Menomonie.

Burger King 544 Main St, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Education

Thu. May. 26 6-7:30pm

Art Talk: What is Urban Sketching?

This community art talk will introduce the art of the Urban Sketching movement. See what other artists are doing and start drawing in your own community. Books for browsing will be provided.

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Nightlife

Thu. May. 26 7pm

Cards Against Humanity Team Game night

A party game for horrible people. Teams of 2-3 people works best. Instructions will be given upon arrival but bring your dirtiest mind with you (and your dirtiest minded friends).

The Pourhouse W301 Menomonie St., Elk Mound

Education

Thu. May. 26 7pm

American Sewing Guild May Meeting

General meeting followed by educational program: Jane Foo Dying Silk Scarf. Call or email by May 5/16 to reserve your scarf.

First Presbyterian Church 2112 Rudolph Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to attend, $10 to dye scarf for members, $30 for non-members

Music

Thu. May. 26 7-9pm

Andrea Sorum

Andrea Sorum was born to two rural pastors and an upright piano. Music was her first language and quickly became her creative outlet as a young girl. Modeling her heroes Jewel and Joni Mitchell, she began her song-craft as pre-teen, spending hours in her room singing her poetic creations into a small cassette recorder.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music (all ages)

Thu. May. 26 7pm

Spring Concert and Awards Night

Menomonie High School Choral music department's spring concert and awards night with reception following the concert.

Menomonie High School Auditorium 1715 5th St. W, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Comedy

Thu. May. 26 9pm

Clear Water Comedy Presents: The Return of John Conroy

Washington D.C. native, and award winning comedic headliner, John Conroy, brings an everyman’s attitude to smart, sharply written material that runs the gamut from shrewd observations to social satire. Doors @ 8.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $3

Age: Recommended 18+

Leisure

Every Friday, Saturday from May. 27 to May. 28, 8am-5pm;

Huge Annual Thrift Sale

Stop by the Street Level House for awesome low prices on gently used goods such as electronics, clothing, accessories, housewares, antiques, books, & more! We have lots of stuff that’s calling your name. All proceeds go to missions locally and overseas.

Street Level House 1009 6th St. Menomonie, WI, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Fri. May. 27 7-10pm

Secondhand Hearts

Secondhand Hearts is Marjorie Craemer and Daniel Zerr, playing guitars and ukuleles and harmonizing through diverse song selections from the Everly Brothers, the Velvet Underground, Allison Krause and Robert Plant, Dar Williams, and many others, as well as their own original compositions.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Fri. May. 27 7-9pm

Jazz and Wine - Liscio Quartet

The group has performed at many functions throughout Western Wisconsin. They enjoy their music. They enjoy sharing their music and this joy is contagious in every performance. The group includes current and former music directors with advanced degrees in multiple areas. We hope you can find the time to come to a performance and involve yourself in in the Liscio Experience.

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

Cost: $5 Cover

Age: All Ages

Music

Fri. May. 27 9:30pm

Twisted Rhythm @ O'Leary's

Twisted Rhythm is a high-energy cover band that plays a variety of music sure to satisfy your musical appetite.

O'Leary's Pub 809 W. Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Visual Art

Every Saturday from May. 28 to Sep. 17, 7:30am-1pm;

2016 Artist Market

The purpose of this event is to celebrate and promote our local creative community by offering local artists an opportunity to showcase and display original, handmade art and crafts.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Causes

Sat. May. 28 8am-1pm

The Oz Run

Wizard of Oz themed 5K Run/Walk and Half Marathon benefitting Irvine Park and this year: Chippewa County 4-H. Registered runners get race shirt and medal. Finish line festival with runner costume contest, prizes for top finishers, live music, hot dogs and brats, beer and root beer, petting zoo, bounce house and more. A local race benefitting local groups.

Irvine Park and Northern Wisconsin State Fair Grounds Bridgewater, Chippewa Falls

Cost: Varies

Age: All Ages

Kids

Sat. May. 28 9:30am

Eau Claire Memorial Day Parade

The parade begins at 9:30am at Wilson Park and ends at Owen Park. The Memorial Day Program begins immediately following the parade. Lakeview Cemetery at 10:30am. Forest Hill Cemetery at 11am.

Owen to Wilson Park, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Wellness

Sat. May. 28 1pm

Max Your Mind Book Reading with Sandra Stanton

Growing older is a gift that comes with many benefits. With age comes maturity, experience, and wisdom. Sandra Stanton shows readers how they can add to this list a second wind of energy and a renewed sense of purpose. Using a balanced mix of neuroscience research and humorous personal anecdotes, this new book communicates the keys to taking care of your brain in an understandable and relatable way.

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Sat. May. 28 7-11pm

The Night Hawks

The Night Hawks will be rock n’ rolling at the VFW Post on Folsom St. in Eau Claire. The Night Hawks specialize in performing Great Classic Rock hits from 60's-90's. Featuring talented musicians Steve Rindt, Jack Schneider, Tom Wieseler, and Tim Lynnes. Come out and see why the Night Hawks are becoming one of western Wisconsin's leading classic rock groups.

VFW Post 7232 2900 W Folsom St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

Sat. May. 28 7-9pm

Live Music by Sue West

Back by popular demand. Favorite local folk singer Sue West takes the Raw Deal stage to celebrate our slide into summer. Enjoy an evening of soulful music you can decompress to.

Raw Deal 603 S. Broadway St., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Sat. May. 28 7-10pm

Freddy Sklenar’s Equinox Jazz Group

Equinox Jazz Group, led by Freddy Sklenar on piano and saxophones traditionally features Todd Bartlett on Trumpet, Flugelhorn and Mellophone, David Barney Barneson on Drums and Karl Anderson on bass playing straight ahead jazz including some original tunes.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Sat. May. 28 8pm

Chasing Mabel Rocks Jake's Tiki Bar

Chasing Mabel returns to the Valley to kick-off the summer at Jake's Tiki Bar. With the best live music from the 90s to today, Chasing Mabel's got your ticket to the hottest show of the summer. This is the party you don't want to miss.

Jake's Supper Club E5690 County Rd. D, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Food & Drink

Sun. May. 29 7am-5pm

Leinenkugel’s Chippewa Valley Century Ride

Starting at Irvine Park, Chippewa Falls. Century Ride (35, 50, 75, or 100 miles). Rest stops with food and water, sag wagons, and brat feed. Fee includes brats and all the 'fixins', soda and Leinenkugel's beer. Registration: 7am-10am

Irvine Park Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $35, $40 after May 5, family rates available

Age: All Ages

Recreation

Sun. May. 29 7am

Chippewa Valley Century Ride

Starts at 7am ends at 5pm. 30, 50, 75 or 100 mile bike ride through Irvine Park in Chippewa Falls.

Irvine Park Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $40 individual, $90 family; $5/$10 preregisration discount

Age: All Ages

Wellness

Sun. May. 29 10-11am

“Flower Communion” Multigenerational Service

This special service for all ages will celebrate the return of spring and all of the wonders it brings. Each person in the congregation will add a flower to the community bouquet at the beginning of the service and will take a different flower home at the end. Bring a flower to share. There will be extras available.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation 421 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

Music

Sun. May. 29 2-6pm

Schuh Fly

Schuh Fly plays a variety of popular 50s, 60s, 70s Classic Rock & Country music and some more current hits. Many songs covered were number one on the charts. Performing Beatles, Buffet, CCR, Cash, Clapton, Diamond, Eagles, Orbison and more.

C&G’s Hideaway Bar E19986 County Road Nd, Agusta

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

Sun. May. 29 2-5pm

Larry Past and Al Julson

The acoustic Folk/Rock/Americana of Larry Past and Al Julson on the banks of Lake Holcolmbe.

East Bay Lodge 27365 268th Avenue, Holcombe

Music

Sun. May. 29 4-7pm

The Pumps

The Pumps playing rockin' blues out on the veranda overlooking Lake Wissota.

SandBar & Grill 17643 50th Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Recreation

Weekdays 10-11:15am; 4-7pm

Lap Swim

6 lanes available for the morning group, and 2 lanes for the evening shift.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4.25 or Fairfax Season Pass

Age: All Ages

Leisure

Mon. May. 30 10am

Chippewa Falls Memorial Day Parade

Parade downtown Chippewa Falls, starts at Willow and Bridge Street at approx. 10:15am to Courthouse (to place a Wreath) proceed to Duncan Creek Bridge (by Leinie Lodge (to place a wreath) proceed to Irvine Park for Program which will start at approximately 11:15am.

Downtown Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Mon. May. 30 7:30-9:30pm

Davina and the Vagabonds

Bringing you 100 years of American music and Davina's originals, which lend themselves to the American Songbook, the band brings edgy nostalgia to older generations and fresh new music to younger ears. This rollicking quintet is held together by Sowers' keyboard playing, with acoustic bass, drums, and a spicy trumpet and trombone horn section.

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

Cost: $25

Age: All Ages

Recreation

Every Tuesday, Thursday from May. 31 to Sep. 1, 10-11am;

Shallow Water Aerobics

Call the Parks & Recreation cancellation line at (715) 839-2913 to find out if a particular class has been cancelled due to poor weather conditions.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4.25 or Fairfax Season Pass

Age: All Ages

Movies

Tue. May. 31 10am-noon

A Special Event for Veterans: Honor Flight Documentary

Please mention your military history when signing up for this program. Honor Flight is a wonderful documentary that follows four living World War II veterans from a small town in Wisconsin as they take the trip of a lifetime.

Augusta Senior and Community Center 616 West Washington St., Augusta

Cost: FREE; make reservations before 5/26

Age: All Ages

Education

Tue. May. 31 10:30-11am

Children's Museum: Create a Musical Rain Stick

Join us all this week as we craft our own African rain sticks together Free with your Museum membership or daily admission pass.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE with Museum membership; or admission

Age: Kids and their grown-ups

Kids

Every Tuesday from May. 31 to Aug. 30, 11:30am-6pm;

Grandparents Tuesdays at Fairfax Pool

Grandparents get into Fairfax Pool for FREE with child's admission or season pass.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE with children's admission

Causes

Tue. May. 31 6:30-7:30pm

Latitude 44 Karma Yoga Series

The Karma Yoga Series is for the yogi that wants to give back to our community. This class is the same as the Level 1 Vinyasa Flow class, but is donation based. The donations from our May Karma Yoga class will be benefitting the American Legion Post 53 (Water St.).

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

Cost: Donation

Kids

Tue. May. 31 6:30-8:30pm

Tuesday Night Blues: Nick Foytik Band

The Nick Foytik Band is a progressive blues band with strong traditional roots. The band’s style coincides with Nick’s original solo performances, and expands with a vibrant rhythm section, taking it to a new electrified level.

Owen Park Bandshell/Chippewa River Trail 1st Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Every Tuesday from May. 31 to Aug. 30, 6:30-8:30pm;

Tuesday Night Blues

Organized by the Chippewa Valley Blues Society, this family-friendly series invites talented local blues musicians to play weekly concerts.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Food & Drink

Every Wednesday from Jun. 1 to Oct. 26, 8am-2pm;

Eau Claire Farmers Market - Gordy's on Hamilton

Fresh and organic vegetables, flowers, herbs, and ornamental plants. Locally grown produce in season. Plenty of close parking and we will be happy to carry your purchases to the car if required.

Gordy’s Market 2717 Birch St., Eau Claire

Recreation

Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday from Jun. 1 to Sep. 2, 10-11am; Every Monday, Wednesday from Jun. 1 to Aug. 31, 6-7pm;

Deep Water Aerobics

Call the Parks & Recreation cancellation line at (715) 839-2913 to find out if a particular class has been cancelled to poor weather conditions.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4.25 or Fairfax Season Pass

Age: All Ages

Kids

Every Wednesday from Jun. 1 to Jul. 27, 5:30pm;

Family Movie Night

Complimentary light dinner followed by movie/popcorn, 5:30 pm Weds. in June and July. Call church office for specific movie titles and ratings.

Chapel Heights United Methodist Church 300 E. Hamilton Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Rated G-PG

Education

Wed. Jun. 1 7:30-9:45pm

ChaCha and Salsa Dance Lessons

Spice up your summer and learn to Latin dance. Each lesson will begin with foundational steps in the ChaCha and Salsa then progress to intermediate material. Casual attire.

Eau Claire Moose Lodge 3606 Curvue Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $12 per person

Education

Thu. Jun. 2 8:30am-4pm

Supervisor Training: Employee Evaluation and Performance Management

The greatest management failure may be the ineffective delivery of performance evaluation feedback. This process is ongoing, extending beyond the formal annual performance appraisal meeting. Done well, it can lead to increased engagement, productivity and loyalty.

Holiday Inn South 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $600

Age: 21+

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