Music

Mon. May. 25 2-6pm

Bear Creek Band

Bear Creek Band is a well established four piece "extreme variety" band featuring an excellent female vocalist and covers popular tunes ranging from Lady Antebellum to Lady GaGa.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Food & Drink

Mon. May. 25 3pm

Eikthyrnir

Join us at Valkyrie Brewing Company in Dallas, WI on Memorial Day experience Eikthyrnir! Eikthyrnir is a 7-piece Viking-themed progressive folk rock band from Chicago, Illinois. Valkyrie is one of their stops on their new CD release tour!

Valkyrie Brewing Company 234 West Dallas Street, Dallas

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

Mon. May. 25 6:30-7:45pm

Chippewa Valley Weapons Of Brass Destruction

Weapons of Brass Destruction will be unleashed at Pizza Plus on Memorial Day. They'll blow their hearts out and also blow your mind.

Pizza Plus 208 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Kids

Tue. May. 26 10:29am

Trampoline Bounce Class

Come join Sally is a fun energetic bounce class set to fun children's dance music. Children will have a blast bouncing and watching themselves on TV. Only eight trampolines in each class schedule. If more than eight children register, another class will be created after the first.

Tiny Tots Playhouse 320 S Wisconsin St., Fall Creek

Cost: FREE; included with general playhouse admission of $4/child

Age: Children of all ages

Kids

Tue. May. 26 11:31am

Trampoline Bounce Class

Come join Sally is a fun energetic bounce class set to fun children's dance music. Children will have a blast bouncing and watching themselves on TV. Only eight trampolines in each class schedule. If more than eight children register, another class will be created after the first.

Tiny Tots Playhouse 320 S Wisconsin St., Fall Creek

Cost: FREE; included with general playhouse admission of $4/child

Age: Children of all ages

Music

Tue. May. 26 4-9:30pm

Tuesday Night Blues: Armadillo Jump

Armadillo Jump is a Twin Cities/Minnesota based Rockin Rhythm and Blues band that has taken the music they love, rockin' blues, and cranked it up. The passion, excitement and energy they pour into the music comes makes for a show that's unmistakably jumpin'.

Owen Park Bandshell 1st Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Education

Tue. May. 26 6-9pm

Forage Cooking Class: An Impromptu Dinner

Create your own sit-down dinner by letting the ingredients dictate the menu instead of the other way around. Class will focus on menu creation/organization, flavor combinations and progressions, kitchen improvisation and plate presentation. As a bonus, the class will enjoy their 5-course feast together upon completion.

Forage-Banbury Place Bld. 13-Suite 214 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $60

Education

Every Wednesday from May. 27 to Jun. 10, 9:30-11:30am;

Pre-Level One Computer

Take the fear out using a computer in this 3-week class. Learn computer terminology, basic usage and components of personal computers and Laptops. This class will prepare you for the Level One Computer class at the LEPSC.

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

Cost: $22.50, $15 members

Wellness

5/27, 6/3, 6/17, 6/24

Therapeutic Yoga & Nutrition

All levels are welcome. To register, email dureethatch@gmail.com or call Family Tree Nutritional Health and Wellness at (715) 514-4699.

The Center 3701 Hwy 12 (E. Clairemont Ave.), Eau Claire

Cost: $40/4 weeks, $12 drop-ins

Education

Wed. May. 27 3:30-4:30pm

Create a Roller Coaster!

See contact info for details.

Eau Claire Children's Museum 220 S Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE with admission

Fitness

Wed. May. 27 5:15-6:15pm

YIN-Yasa Yoga with Latitude 44 Yoga & Wellness

YIN-yasa offers the best of both worlds, Vinyasa Flow and Yin! The first half of class focuses on strength and movement (Vinyasa Flow or Yang) and the second half focuses on deep stretches of the connective tissues (Yin). The yin poses are…

The Center 3701 E Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: 15+

Education

Thu. May. 28 5-11am

Big Bird Day with the Citizen Science Center

The Citizen Science Center documented 68 bird species. This year they will attempt to top their 2014 species total. Want to tag along? Pre-registration is required as there is only space for 4 lucky participants for each time slot. Bring binoculars, field guide, lunch and snacks, water and clothing appropriate for the weather.

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

Cost: Registration and payment required by May 25. Friends $75 Nonmembers $75

Leisure

Sale Starts Thursday, May 28 at 7:30 AM until 6 PM and Friday, May 29 at 7:30 AM until 4:30 PM

Vintage Collectible Sale

DON'T MISS OUT ON OUR ANNUAL VINTAGE/COLLECTIBLE SALE! This isn't your normal yard sale. High quality items will be available. Nice Clean Sale! Items to be sold are: Comic Books, Dolls, Vintage Jewelry, Post Cards, Japan Collectibles,…

3223 Eddy Ln., Eau Claire

Education

Every Day from May. 28 to May. 29, 8:30am-4pm;

Leading Intentional Customer Service

As customer service improves so does customer satisfaction and retention-and, of course, sales. Yet organizations often struggle to maintain a culture of exceptional service. This hands-on session will cover best practices and proven…

Cost: See contact info for cost

Kids

Thu. May. 28 10:29am

Let's Make Play Dough

Your child will have fun as they learn to make modeling Play-Dough, and then build something fantastic. Let them be creative. Parent participation is required. Come for the class - stay for the Playhouse.

Tiny Tots Playhouse 320 S Wisconsin St., Fall Creek

Cost: $4 Playhouse admission + $2 class fee

Age: Children of all ages

Education

Thu. May. 28 5pm

Perennials: Attracting Birds and Butterflies

Learn about perennials and attracting some birds and butterflies, too. As some plants are attractive for their flowers and/or food, but don't forget about the ones that provide shelter for the birds and butterflies. Basics using perennials in landscaping and containers, and work from there.

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

Cost: FREE

Education

Thu. May. 28 5pm

Perennials: Attracting Birds and Butterflies Workshop

This class is designed for anyone looking to learn about perennials and attracting some birds and butterflies, too. Some plants are attractive for their flowers and/or food, while others provide shelter for the birds and butterflies. No registration necessary.

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

Cost: FREE

Kids

Every Thursday from May. 27 to Aug. 27, 5:30-8:30pm;

Burger King Classic Car Show

Featuring twist contests, kids activities, "pin-up" photo ops, specialty nights. All our favorite classic cars, plus special spotlight on feature era cars.   May 28, 5:30-8:30pm • Burger King, 544 Main St.,…

Cost: FREE

Words

Thu. May. 28 7pm

Heather Knox's "Dowry Meat" Release Reading & Signing

Join local poet Heather Knox for a reading from her debut collection, "Dowry Meat". Heather is a teaching artist, editor and poet. Though prone to wandering, she currently calls the Midwest home. She holds a BA in English, an MFA in Poetry from the U of Iowa Writers’ Workshop.

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

Thu. May. 28 7-10pm

Hugh G. Gogh

Hugh is a recent graduate of the Los Angeles College of Music, returning to the Eau Claire stage after an absence of five years to showcase a wide variety of influences, notably African and Brazilian music, combined with thoughtful lyrics and a positive message. Be prepared for some audience participation as well.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Education

Fri. May. 29 10-11:30am

Nourish Your Noggin

Learn about foods that have been shown to improve brain function and memory. What is "mindless eating"? Learn ways to overcome it and be more aware of why you are eating. No registration required.

Dove Healthcare West 1465 Truax Blvd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Education

Fri. May. 29 1-4pm

Dyed Silk Scarf for Spring

Join in the fun of dying your own silk scarf using bleeding tissue paper. Supplies will be furnished. You may wish to bring rubber or latex gloves.

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

Cost: $18, $12 members

Education

Fri. May. 29 4-7pm

Who Let The Dogs Out?

Bring Fido for doggy art and activities, dog boutiques and services, DNA testing and microchipping, and photo ops. Gain insight into your dog's mind with Animal Communicator and Visionary, Lisa Thelen.

Allen Park S. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Food & Drink

Fri. May. 29 5-11pm

Eleva Broiler Fest

Eleva Broiler Festival is always the 1st weekend after Memorial Day. Come enjoy carnival rides, charcoaled chicken, music, parades, & much more.

, Village of Eleav

Causes

Fri. May. 29 6:30-9pm

Locust Lane & Northstar Family Fun Run

This great event is held at Northstar and takes runners through the beautiful area surrounding the school. There are fun activities planned and every runner gets their name entered for prize drawings.

Northstar Middle School 2711 Abbe Hill Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15-$30

Age: All ages

Music

Friday, May 29th from 7-9 PM

The Big Deal

The Big Deal, Menomonie's own jazz band, will be playing standards and arrangements at The Raw Deal in Downtown Menomonie.

Raw Deal 603 S. Broadway St., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Music

Fri. May. 29 7-10pm

After Dark Barbershop Quartet

After Dark barbershop quartet has been performing unaccompanied vocal music in barbershop style in the Eau Claire area since 2001. Their repertoire of songs includes traditional barbershop standards, songs of the forties, Fifties, sixties and…

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

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Leisure

Fri. May. 29 7:05pm

Eau Claire Express: Fireworks Friday sponsored by Mayo Clinic Health System

Attend a home game featuring the Eau Claire Express baseball team.

Carson Park Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: General admission: $7 general, $11 Superstition Sunday // Grandstand: $9 general, $13 Superstition Sunday // Box: $12 general, $16 Superstition Sunday // Fan Deck: $26 // Season tickets, 10- and 20-game voucher packs, and group discounts available

Music

Fri. May. 29 9pm

Vaudeville

This Minneapolis-based alt rock band does not disappoint. With a unique style and variety to their music, Vaudeville has created a new direction of music bringing together the energy of raw rock and roll with the tightness and diversity of electronic music.

Every Buddy's Bar 19 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

Fri. May. 29 9:15pm

Brass Monkey

Recent-ish Top 40 & Pop Rock covers, played to perfection, for you to drink light beer to.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

Fri. May. 29 10pm

The Brothers Burn Mountain

Based out of Duluth, MN, The Brothers Burn Mountain are a soulful, energetic, eclectic duo of real-life brothers, Ryan and Jesse Dermody. They've been playing music together everyday as a duo for more than 15 years and have released 8 full-length albums of original music.

Pizza Plus 208 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Music

Fri. May. 29 10pm

Granite Rose + Kick + Stay Strong

Granite Rose and Stay Strong are local alternative rock bands. Kick is a catchy, hooky rock band from Minneapolis. Doors at 8pm.

House of Rock 422 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

Causes

Sat. May. 30 8am-5pm

Angel Wings of Love for Brains - Nathan's Wish

Annual Golf Tournament and 5K Run/Walk that raises money to help support families battling brain cancer. Please visit online for event and registration information.

Lions Pavilion County Hwy M and Twin Oaks Golf, 27356 270th Ave., Holcombe

Age: any age

Leisure

Sat. May. 30 8am

Putnam Heights Neighborhood Thrift Sales

The Putnam Heights Neighborhood is having its first official neighborhood-wide thrift sale. Swing by Saturday morning and check out all the great deals.

Putnam Heights neighborhood (borders are Ellis to the West, Clairmont to the North, Rudolph to the East, and Hamilton to the South)

Education

Sat. May. 30 8:30am-2:30pm

GSA Advisor Training

GSAFE is offering a GSA advisor training. Gay-Straight Alliances/Gender-Sexuality Alliances support the health, well-being, and academic success of LGBTQ+ Students. The training is open to current and incoming middle school and high school advisors of GSAs and similar clubs.

UW-Eau Claire, Centennial Hall 105 Garfield Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $35 registration fee, but your school district should be able to cover that for you

Causes

Sat. May. 30 9am

Prairie Ridge Early Learning School's First Annual Dance Walk

A charitable walk in which proceeds benefit Prairie Ridge's food pantry and educational garden. Same day registration begins at 8am. Dance team performances at 9am and 11am. Zumba at 9:35am. Special event at 10:20am. Bubbles, face painting, water, and bananas available.

Delong Middle School 2000 Vine St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5/person, $20/families of four or more, FREE children ages 5 and under

Kids

05-30-15 8:00 Same Day Registration 9-12pm

Prairie Ridge Early Learning School-Fight Against Hunger 1st Annual Dance Walk

Please come and help keep our preschool children fed and ready to learn at school. 100% of our proceeds will directly benefit our families. Bubbles and face painting, water and banana! Don't know how to dance walk? Check out:…

Cost: Kids 5 and Under FREE/$5 a participant/$20 max for family of 5 or teams

Age: ALL AGES

Education

Sat. May. 30 10am-1pm

Women's Self-Defense Class and Wine Event

Enjoy a morning full of mental and physical, woman-specific self defense techniques followed by wine, snacks, a trade show, and sponsor prizes.

AKF Martial Arts Academy of Eau Claire 1606 S. Hastings Way, Suite B, Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Causes

Sat. May. 30 10:30am-noon

Adoption Records Search Seminar

Join presenter Jacy Allen-Boldebuck LCSW who is an Adoption Search Specialist from the WI Department of Children and Families Adoption Records Search Program. She will talk about the law, program services and will share some great reunion stories. Please RSVP by May 27 by phone or email.

Jacob's Well Church 3211 N. 50th Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Food & Drink

Sat. May. 30 11am

Eau Claire Coffee Club - 3 Continents Cupping Event

In this meeting of the Eau Claire Coffee Club, we will be highlighting coffees from South America, Africa, and Asia/Oceania. We will be focusing on the different taste profiles of coffees that are grown in diverse areas of the world, using an interactive tasting method called cupping.

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

Cost: $5 registration prior to the event/ $7 dollars the day of the event

Food & Drink

Sat. May. 30 11am-5pm

Wood Fired Pizza & Wine

Firewoods Traveling Pizzeria will be serving fresh, wood fired pizzas all day here at River Bend Vineyard & Winery. They go great with a glass of locally produced, award-winning wine! As with all of our events, seating may be limited, so…

River Bend Vineyard & Winery 10439 33rd Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Age: 21+

Education

Sat. May. 30 11am-3pm

GSA Gathering

The Eau Claire area GSA gathering will give you a chance to chat with other students from the area about their schools and find out what's working (or not working) with their GSA. You will also get to attend workshops on running an effective…

UWEC Centennial Hall, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: ages 12-18

Kids

Sat. May. 30 11:30am

Trampoline Bounce Class

Come join Sally is a fun energetic bounce class set to fun children's dance music. Children will have a blast bouncing and watching themselves on TV. Only eight trampolines in each class schedule. If more than eight children register, another class will be created after the first.

Tiny Tots Playhouse 320 S Wisconsin St., Fall Creek

Cost: FREE; included with general playhouse admission of $4/child

Age: Children of all ages

Food & Drink

Sat. May. 30 noon-8pm

Sparkling Wine Release Party

Join us at Infinity Beverages' Tasting Lounge to celebrate the release of our newest Experimental Wine, a sparkling Riesling and Moscato! We'll be offering free samples all day of this extremely limited release.

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

Age: 21+

Music

Sat. May. 30 noon-2pm

LP3 lite (Larry Past and Al Julson)

Come hear the melodic folk/rock/american sound of LP3 Lite at Family Farms market in Eleva during their Broiler Fest event. Great food and setting.

Family Farms Market 50684 N. Main St., Eleva

Cost: FREE

Music

Sat. May. 30 6pm

Fundraiser Concert Benefiting The Community Table featuring Arms Aloft, Good Guys Wear Wolf, Sloslylove, Whale House + more TBA!

Local acts of all genres will come together to raise money for The Community Table. Arms Aloft is a punk rock band with strong ties to the area. Whale House is an alternative rock band from Menomonie. Good Guys Wear Wolf make their debut with their new drummer. Sloslylove will bring some electronic soundscapes to the event.

Pizza Plus 208 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 minimum donation

Age: All ages

Music

Sat. May. 30 6-10pm

Jenny and the Jets

Experience live band karaoke with Jenny and the Jets. Share our stage and be a rock star. Come sing with us, Fall Creek!

Brackett Bar 9150 Beaver Creek Rd., Brackett

Music

Sat. May. 30 7:30-11:30pm

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…

Legend’s Pub N’ Eatery N5729 410th Street, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

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

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