Comedy

Thu. Aug. 17 9pm

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Mike E. Winfield

Mike E. Winfield made his television debut on The Late Show W/ David Letterman, and also landed a reoccurring role on NBC’s The Office. Whether its hardships or love, you’re gonna get it served honestly from this charismatic Baltimore native who got his comedy start in California’s state capitol. When asked, why Sacramento? He says, “If they want you, they’ll find you.”

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 GA; $5 with student ID

Age: All Ages (18+ Recommended)

Music

Thu. Aug. 17 9pm

Vinyl Nights: Gabe Larson + Nick Arens

Gabe Larson, from the ethereal indie band Waldemar, will take the stage with his buddy Nick Arens to spin some of their favorite tunes. Enjoying craft cocktails and regional beers/wines and order a Scandinavian Koldtbord, a create-your-own sharable feast of premium meats, cheeses, pickled vegetables, proteins, sauces, crackers and more.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Music

Thu. Aug. 17 10pm

Live at the Mousetrap: Sam Ness

Sam Ness plays alternative folk music that draws on Passenger, Ray LaMontagne, Jack Johnson, B.B. King, Ben Howard, Mumford & Sons, Ed Sheeran, Bon Iver, and others for inspiration.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Kids

Fri. Aug. 18 10-11:30am

Family Hikes

Get outside with your little ones and enjoy the outdoors by joining Lily Pad Lab and Mayo Clinic Health System for three beautiful summer hikes. Before and after the hike, gather for tot-friendly outdoor educational activities. Great for families with little ones of all ages.

Putnam Trail Located at the end of Putnam Drive, UWEC Lower Campus, Eau Claire

Cost: Free – Please register to ensure enough supplies

Age: Families w/kids of all ages

Wellness

Fri. Aug. 18 10am-noon

The Memory Table

An informational and educational event about aging, dementia, and memory loss. Cindy Bednar, R.N., Home Health & Hospice Community Liaison at Mayo Clinic Health System will present “What’s The Difference between Palliative & Hospice Care?"

The Classic at Hillcrest Greens 2455 Sawgrass Pl, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Education

Fri. Aug. 18 noon-2pm

Embroidered Pin Class with Merfolk

Learn to embroider with Katie L. from Merfolk. You'll get to know some basic stitches and make a cute fabric pin. Make from a pattern or design your own! All materials are included.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: Adults Only

Kids

Fri. Aug. 18 3-11:30pm

8th Annual Eau Claire Big Rig Truck Show

Truck Show features over-the-road semi-trucks from across the United States and Canada. Light show Friday night & Saturday evening after a Monster Truck Show. Military and law enforcement vehicles. Antique trucks. Free rides. Truck parade. Beer gardens, food & vendors, outdoor exhibitors, live music and more.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Free for the Truck Show/Tickets for the Monster Truck Show $20 for adults $12.50 kids $10 pit pass

Music

Fri. Aug. 18 5:30-8:30pm

Dinner Jazz: Josh Gallagher

Josh Gallagher is a native of Eau Claire, WI. In 2002, he went to Berklee College of music in Boston, MA on full scholarship. After two years, he was selected as the pianist in the Brubeck Institute Jazz Sextet where he performed with Bobby Watson, Rufus Reid, Jimmy Heath, and more.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Kids

Fri. Aug. 18 7pm

A Tribute to Elvis

It’s been 40 years since Elvis died. Join master impressionist, Dave “Elvis” Ehlert as he pays tribute to The King.

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

Cost: FREE

Music

Fri. Aug. 18 7-10pm

Live at the Acoustic Cafe: Micah Ryan

Micah Ryan is a local singer/songwriter. He's been performing for a number of years and plays a balanced mixture of original songs and covers. His influences include John Legend, Adele, Jon McLaughlin, Josh Kelley, John Mayer, and Ed Sheeran.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Fri. Aug. 18 7-9pm

Live Music: Jackson Taylor

Jackson Taylor Music is a singer/songwriter from Medford, WI. He has been playing guitar, singing and writing songs since he was 16. Jackson's writing and style has its own sound, and he hopes to make a name for himself in the Chippewa Valley as well.

Chippewa River Distillery & Brewster Bros. Brewing Co. 402 W River St, Chippewa Falls

Music

Fri. Aug. 18 8:30-11:30pm

AcoustiHoo

AcoustiHoo is a natural outgrowth of the Blues, Jazz, Folk and Art scenes of the Chippewa Valley. Made up of Sue Orfield (Tenor Sax),Lucas Fischer (Guitar/Vocal), Olaf Lind (Violin/Mandolin) and Randy Sinz (Bass/Vocal).

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Music

Fri. Aug. 18 9pm

Late Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher Trio

Jeremy Boettcher has toured extensively with S. Carey, traveling throughout the US, Canada, and Europe. Recently, Jeremy finished a residency for Jazz at Lincoln Center in Doha, Qatar. Jeremy’s musical tastes are eclectic, and he emphasizes music that feels good, and also stimulates one’s intellect.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Fri. Aug. 18 9:30pm-1:30am

Live Music: False Heather

Playing rock and roll from the 80s, 90s, 00s, and today.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Fitness

Sat. Aug. 19 6-7am

Floating Bliss SUP Yoga - Sunrise Paddle

If you're a morning person, then this 60 minute paddle only class is for you. Imagine starting your Saturday on the water, with Mother Nature as the backdrop, and only the sound of your paddle entering the water.

Coon Fork Lake County Park E 25501 County Road CF, Augusta

Cost: $10

Age: 16+

Fitness

Sat. Aug. 19 8-9am

Floating Bliss SUP Yoga - Intro to Adult Paddle + Yoga

This 60 minute class will introduce you to Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga. The first 20 minutes will focus on safety and basic paddling techniques, followed by 20 minutes of gentle yoga stretches/poses and ending with a 20 minute paddle back to shore.

Coon Fork County Park (Public Beach Area) E25501 Co Rd CF, Augusta

Cost: $15

Age: 16+

Kids

Sat. Aug. 19 9am-noon

Matthew J Baumgartner Annual 5K & Family Fun Day

5K Run/Walk with Silent Auction and more. Lunch will be served after the silent auction.

Elk Mound Village Park S405 Holly Ave., Elk Mound

Cost: Adults $30; 16 & under $20; No fee to come and look

Age: All Ages

Fitness

Sat. Aug. 19 9:30-11am

Floating Bliss SUP Yoga - Adult Paddle + Yoga

This 90 minute class will introduce water safety and paddling techniques with free time to venture on your own. Perfect for folks who want a great upper body and core workout, or to just paddle at your own leisurely pace.

Coon Fork Lake County Park E 25501 County Road CF, Augusta

Cost: $15

Age: 16+

Food & Drink

Sat. Aug. 19 10am-5pm

A Day at the Winery

A day of fun with live music, vendors/shopping, wine tasting, kid games, facepainting, kids hair, & meet Elsa from Frozen.

Autumn Harvest Winery 19947 Cty Hwy J, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE; $5/kid for all activities or $2/activity

Age: All Ages

Food & Drink

Sat. Aug. 19 10:30am-12:30pm

Menomonie Farmers Market Salsa Festival

Vendors from near and far will offer up samples of their salsa products for attendees to taste for free and vote on their favorites.

Wilson Park Wilson Ave and 8th St, Menomonie

Cost: FREE to attend, see online for participation fee

Food & Drink

Sat. Aug. 19 11am-4:30pm

Sangria Saturday + Firewoods Pizza

Due to popularity, River Bend will be bringing back their house-made Sangria for one day only. Firewoods Pizza will also make fresh pizzas to go along with your sangria. It is recommended to bring your own seating, just in case the patio is full.

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

Causes

Sat. Aug. 19 11am-6pm

Share Your Spare

Guests are invited to join the Eau Claire Rod and Gun Club for food, music, drinks, and a silent auction. There will be crafts for kids. All proceeds benefit Michelle receive a new kidney, and Brittany donate her spare kidney. 1 raffle ticket for $2, 3 for $5, 6 for $10, and an arms length for $25.

Eau Claire Rod & Gun Club 801 Schoettl Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $25 ticket includes all you can drink; $5 food tickets

Food & Drink

Sat. Aug. 19 noon-4pm

Drinks & Doughnuts

Admission includes 8 donuts from Goodies Sweet Treats & More. Unlimited beer sampling from 1-4 pm. Complimentary Bye the Willow Sampling Glass. VIP Tickets get all of that with an additional hour of sampling with a smaller crowd, and a free cookie from Goodies, Sweet Treats & More.

Bye the Willow 501 N. High St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25-$35

Age: 21+

Music

Sat. Aug. 19 noon-8pm

WHYS Radio 10th Annual Bluegrass Festival

Features a family friendly outdoor event of Bluegrass Music, Good Food, Kubb Tournament, Craft Beers, and a Bike ride on CRST bike trail. Rain or Shine. Fundraiser for 96.3fm volunteer run 24/7 community station.

Lake Altoona County Beach 604 Beach Rd., Altoona

Cost: Adavance Tickets: $12/$15 Individual & $17/$20 Family

Age: All Ages

Leisure

Sat. Aug. 19 noon-2pm

Sunrise Fishing Painting

Join the Paint Shack at Jeremiah's Bullfrog Fish Farm and paint "Sunrise Fishing." No experience is needed. Everything is supplied for you to create your masterpiece with step by step guidance from the paint instructor. Reserve by 8/18 by Facebook messaging The Paint Shack, on their website, or by phone.

Jeremiah's Bullfrog Fish Farm N1409 566th St, Menomonie

Cost: $35/Adult and $25/kids 17 and under

Age: All Ages

Recreation

Sat. Aug. 19 1-8pm

Camp Manitou End of Summer Celebration

All friends of camp are welcome to attend! The event will have camp games, open swimming and boating, a cookout style dinner, a campfire with songs, and other fun camp activities.

Camp Manitou 27960 137th Street, New Auburn

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Sat. Aug. 19 2-5pm

Live Music on the Patio with Kaiged Acoustic

Kaiged Acoustic is a mother daughter duo that have been singing together for two years now. The duo performs a variety of music such as classic rock, country, folk, and current hits, with guitar and sweet harmonies. Wine, cheese and snacks available for purchase, so come, relax and enjoy.

Autumn Harvest Winery 19947 Cty Hwy J, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Education

Sat. Aug. 19 7-8:30pm

Singer/Songwriters of the Chippewa Valley: Young to Old

Join us at The Local Store and hear from three area songwriters as they share their experiences and stories of songwriting. You'll hear from the "old" guy, Steve Szydel, with two young guns Jackson Taylor and Sage Learyas as well as two other up and coming local musicians from the area. Bring your pad and pencil and take notes.

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

Cost: FREE

Music

Sat. Aug. 19 7-10pm

Live at the Acoustic Cafe: Klezmazel

Klezmazel is group of five musicians who decided to resurrect musical skills learned long ago in a way that enables them to celebrate the joy of life. The group takes their cue from a 500 year old tradition of ethnic music most closely associated with the Jews and Gypsies of Eastern Europe.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Sat. Aug. 19 7:30pm

Dinner Jazz: Mike Noyce

Mike Noyce, guitarist/violist, has graced the stage with such bands as Bon Iver, S. Carey, The Tallest Man on Earth, and Aero Flynn. Mike will perform an eclectic group of songs ranging from instrumental to Chet Baker classics.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Music

Sat. Aug. 19 8pm

Live Music: Chasing Mabel

Enjoy your favorite tunes from the '90s to today, performed live by one of the region’s hottest bands. Chasing Mabel's 5-piece groove machine plays the nonstop pop, rock, grunge and alternative hits of Sheryl Crow, Nirvana, Halestorm, Garbage, Adele, and many more.

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

Cost: FREE

Fitness

Sun. Aug. 20 2-3:30pm

Acro Yoga Workshop: Women Suppporting Women

Learn how to support other women. We will go over the basics of basing, flying, and spotting partner yoga poses in a supportive, non competitive environment. No experience needed. Come alone or bring a friend for an unforgettable lady-date.

Dancers Studio 800 Wisconsin St. (Banbury Place, Building 13 - Room 122), Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: 18+

Music

Sun. Aug. 20 3-7pm

Live Music: The Thundermen

The Thundermen return to The Pioneer playing all your favorite tunes from the 50s, 60s and 70s. We even do a little country. Dave Engedal will be joining the band.

Pioneer Grill & Saloon E5699 Cty. Hwy. D, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 21

Fitness

Sun. Aug. 20 5:30-6:30pm

Myofascial Release

Myofascial Release is a safe and effective hands-on technique that involves applying gentle sustained pressure into the connective tissue to eliminate pain and restore motion. Through the use of a tennis ball and/or foam roller, release tension in your body and learn simple techniques to ease pain.

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

Cost: $15 (included with membership)

Comedy

Sun. Aug. 20 7-9pm

Comedy Show: Tim Hawkins

Since giving up his job as a grocery truck driver in 2002, Tim Hawkins has been establishing himself as one of the most in-demand comedians in the country. Tim's gut-busting comedy show entertains the entire family while doubling down on the funny, a daunting task in an age where the obscene has become routine.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: Tickets $24-49 | $79 (Uber Fan Package

Age: All Ages

Wellness

Sun. Aug. 20 7-8pm

Open Interfaith Prayers and Meditations for Peace

Anyone of any faith (or no particular faith) is most welcome to share in a casual gathering for promoting peace and positive thoughts. Bring a prayer, devotional reading, poem, or song if you’d like to share. Or just come to absorb a spirit of friendship and unity.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Kids

Mon. Aug. 21 11am-1pm

Downtown Block Party: A Solar Eclipse Extravaganza!

Gather for a downtown block party, complete with food trucks, balloon animals, face painting, Nano science, building blocks and more. And don't miss "TOTALITY: Explore Eclipses," a special show occurring in our Planetarium multiple times throughout the day.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

Kids

Mon. Aug. 21 11:30am-2:30pm

Eclipse Viewing Party on the Menomonie Library Lawn

On August 21 the first total eclipse of the sun since 1979 will occur in the U.S. While we won’t see a total eclipse here in Menomonie, it will be 85% eclipsed and still exciting to watch. The moon starts its passage between the sun and us at 11:46 am and ends the journey at 2:31 pm. Peak eclipse will be at 1:09 pm.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Education

Mon. Aug. 21 12:25-1pm

Lacey Says

“Lacey Says” from the Augusta location of Dunamis Therapy & Fitness. Today's topic: Myths about Exercise & Aging.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Education

Every Day from Aug. 21 to Aug. 25, 4-10pm;

Water Safety Instructor Training

Water Safety Instructor (WSI class) is an American Red Cross training that teaches participants how to lead swimming lessons. This class includes classroom and water-based instruction on how to teach swimming techniques and water safety.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member: $225, Community: $275

Age: 16+

Tue. Aug. 22 8:30am-3:30pm

Adobe InDesign

Adobe InDesign allows you to design high-quality print and digital publications such as newsletters and online interactive documents. InDesign gives you the power to do everything you need to publish your work online or with a commercial printer.

CVTC - Chippewa Falls Campus 770 Scheidler Road, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $119/person

Age: Adults

Kids

Tue. Aug. 22 10-11am

RSFC Traveling Tuesdays: Chippewa Falls Public Library

River Source Family Center's morning playgroups are on the move. Head to the Chippewa Falls Public Library at 10am, or meet up at 9:30am at River Source Family Center to caravan. Traveling Tuesdays are the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays in summer.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 0-5

Education

Tue. Aug. 22 5-7pm

Mechanics of Starting a Small Business

For individuals who know what they want to do and just need to know the practical logistics for being able to launch their business and begin earning revenue, the "Mechanics of Starting a Small Business" class covers things like choosing a name for your business, legal structure, identifying licensing, permit & regulatory requirements, applying for a federal tax ID/EIN, and state requirements.

Western Dairyland 418 Wisconsin St., Eau Claire

Cost: $29 includes materials. Scholarships available to income-eligible individuals.

Age: All Ages

Education

Tue. Aug. 22 5:30-8:30pm

Paint, Sip and Shop

Doors open at 5:30pm to shop LuLaRoe clothing, followed by a social painting class at 6:30pm. Registration fee includes painting, supplies, snacks, and a glass of wine/beer/soda.

Forage 930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

Age: All Ages

Kids

Tue. Aug. 22 6:30-8:30pm

Tuesday Night Blues: Sue Orfield Band

The Sue Orfield Band writes and plays songs that resonate with blues, funk, rock, and countrified world-beat sounds. Their music grooves with high energy and unexpected improvisations, while their compelling melodies will move you, amuse you, and even touch you. After Hours Blues Jam at the Plus until midnight.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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