Kids

Fri. Jul. 29 1:30pm

Story Time with Jacqueline of the CMEC

Summer Friday Story Time with special guest, Jacqueline Van Hemert of the Children's Museum! Jacqueline Van Hemert is the Director of Programs and Events at the Children’s Museum of Eau Claire. She’s an enthusiastic advocate for the power of play, the power of “edu-tainment” and the power of a good cup of coffee.

That's Adorable, Kids Consignment Boutique 129 N. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Causes

Fri. Jul. 29 6pm

Chippewa County Relay For Life

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life movement 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.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Movies

Fri. Jul. 29 6-8pm

Awareness Night and Documentary showing

Human trafficking is one of the most hot button issues in the news right now. Join the staff of Thrive Rescue Midwest for a showing of "Nefarious"; a documentary explaining this complex social justice issue.

Renew Covenant Church 211 Graham Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $10; benefits Thrive Rescue

Age: Ages 18+

Education

Fri. Jul. 29 6:30-7:30pm

Eau Claire County Committee on Finance & Budget

Plan to attend to the Eau Claire County Committee on Finance & Budget Public Input Session. Writer letters of support, call, or email your EC County District representative. Take the survey online.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Fri. Jul. 29 7-10pm

Klezmazel

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Fri. Jul. 29 7-9pm

Jazz and Wine - 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 original compositions.

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

Cost: $5 Cover

Age: 21+

Kids

Fri. Jul. 29 7:05pm

Eau Claire Express vs Mankato - Fireworks Night

Head to Carson Park to watch Express take on Mankato. Don't miss the fireworks!

Carson Park, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 general admission tickets, $9 reserved grand stand tickets, $12 reserved box tickets, $26 fan deck tickets | multi-game packages and group discounts available

Age: All Ages

Comedy

Fri. Jul. 29 8-9:30pm

Comedy Show: Isaac Witty & Tracy Schroeder

Tracy Schroeder will be opening and Isaac Witty will be the main act. Learn more about both comedians below and get ready for a night full of laughter. This show will sell out so get your tickets today. Tickets can be purchased online.

Bye the Willow 501 N. High St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $12

Age: 21+

Music

Fri. Jul. 29 10pm

Stephanie Nilles

A New Orleans jazz, punk, barrelhouse musician who blends original songs with covers of classic jazz tunes like Jelly Roll Morton. Doors at 8pm.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Kids

Sat. Jul. 30

Dorothy's Yellow Brick Picnic

Enjoy treats, games, crafts and fun, and have a meet and greet with the characters before the show. $5 per person attending- kids and adults; maximum of 50 participants.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5/person

Age: All Ages

Causes

Sat. Jul. 30 8am-2pm

Small Business, Vendor and Craft Expo

A fun day for the family to come check out everything from homemade crafts to local businesses selling and advertising their products. It's free to have a booth and free to attend. Raffle drawings will be held through out the day and all proceeds will go to a local non-profit organization.

Globe University 4955 Bullis Farm Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Causes

Sat. Jul. 30 8am-2pm

Small Business, Vendor and Craft Expo

Bring the family and come check out businesses, vendors and crafters at this event. Raffle drawings will be held throughout the day to raise money for local non-profit organization L.E. Phillips Career Development Center.

Globe University 4955 Bullis Farm Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Education

Sat. Jul. 30 9-10:30am

Transform Class with Lisa Thelen

Join Visionary, Lisa Thelen for a Transform 2016 group session. This class will focus on Metaphysics and understanding our reality. Lisa will provide 30 minutes of instruction and 45 minutes of hands-on learning & Q&A.

Cook Chiropractic Center 2029 County Highway I, Suite 5, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $20; Pre-register online

Age: 18 and above

Visual Art

Sat. Jul. 30 9am-4pm

Jewelry, Arts and Crafts Sale

One-of-a-kind artisan jewelry in coral, turquoise, baroque pearls and semi-precious stones by Marilyn Kanne (Maevyn's Lair). Embellished gift glassware by Deb Halley (Entwined). Cards, outerwear and crafts by Cari Jacobson (Cari Raynae Handcrafts). Matted art photography by Kate Kanne (Kathryn Marie Kanne Mfa).

5393 North Shore Drive, Eau Claire

Food & Drink

Sat. Jul. 30 9am-4pm

Marieke Gouda Taste of Summer Event

Join a tour every half-hour, sample wines and cheeses, and take advantage of store specials. Activities for the kids and a great lunch with the Café Dutchess cookout. Accessibility parking near the store. General parking south side of the barn.

Marieke Gouda 200 W Liberty Drive, Thorp

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Leisure

Sat. Jul. 30 9am

Grand Opening for Pet Food Plus

Celebrate the grand opening of Pet Food Plus's new location. There will be free gifts, free samples, and chances to win various gift baskets on opening weekend.

Pet Food Plus 2819 E Hamilton Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Education

Sat. Jul. 30 10am

Practical Pollinators Class

Pollinators are an important part of our community. Learn how to create an attractive garden aimed at providing food and habitat for these little creatures. We will teach you how to incorporate the best pollinator plants into existing gardens or start from scratch and create a lovely home specifically for our pollinator friends.

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

Hot Spots

Sat. Jul. 30 10am

Menomonie Blue Caps - Menomonie Base Ball Festival

The Blue Caps are a vintage baseball team that plays by 1860s rules, using replica 1860s equipment and uniforms. This year they'll host the Menomonie Base Ball Festival, featuring: Menomonie Blue Caps, Chisholm Orators, LaCrescent Applejacks, Rum River Rovers, Chicago Salmon and St. Croix BBC. A Menomonie Blue Bonnets exhibition match is planned!

Phelen Park 21st Ave., 9th St., Menomonie

Kids

Sat. Jul. 30 10am-6pm

Ren in the Glen

Enter a world of magic, wonder and adventure - Ren in the Glen medieval fantasy faire. Music, dance, shows, shops, exotic goods, food, tavern, Medieval Tourney, Fight the Knight, and Royal Court. Come in costume.

Ren in the Glen 1442 Dunn St. Croix Road, Glenwood City

Cost: $8 at the gate, $6 advance, kids 12 and under free

Age: All Ages

Kids

Sat. Jul. 30 11am-7pm

Chalkfest 2016

Imagine a campus overtaken by a day-long firestorm of creativity and positive community energy, culminating in yards and yards of sidewalk space displaying amazing chalk artwork. That's Chalkfest. This annual event will take place all day on the beautiful UW-Eau Claire campus. It's part urban art festival and part family-friendly fun. Sponsored by Volume One & UWEC.

UWEC Lower Campus Commons, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Sat. Jul. 30 2-5pm

Live Music With Jess McChesney

AKA The Flying Carpet Show, Jess McChesney uses phrase sampling to bring depth to his solo show. Using a wide variety of styles, genres, and grooves from classic and progressive rock and folk to funk and bluegrass, Jess brings a positive vibe to any party. Wine, cheese and snacks available for purchase.

Autumn Harvest Winery 19947 Cty Hwy J, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Kids

Sat. Jul. 30 3-7pm

Pokemon Day

Calling all Pokemon Trainers; come meet other Pokemon enthusiasts, trade cards, show of your virtual collection, enjoy free pizza, play one of our Pokemon themed board games, take advantage of a special sale on Pokemon related merchandise such as graphic novels and trading cards, free prizes, and more.

Heroes Welcome 424 Main St E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Sat. Jul. 30 4:30-6:30pm

Pit Wagon

Pit Wagon plays music for porch-sitters and sippers. With strings and voices, they share true stories that everybody knows—tough luck, rough nights, and rougher neighbors. Just like Wisconsin’s beer and cheese, their dirty country sound and lyrical folk wisdom leave a lasting and authentic aftertaste.

Mallard Bar 11939 170th St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Education

Sat. Jul. 30 7:30-10:30pm

Ballroom, Swing and Latin Dance

Join us for a fun night of dancing. There will be a Swing dance lesson at 7:30 PM followed by dancing at 8:30 PM. DJ Goggin will play a variety of music including waltz, foxtrot, swing, rumba and more. Casual attire.

Eau Claire Moose Lodge 3606 Curvue Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $12 per person

Music

Sat. Jul. 30 7:30-9:30pm

The Grand Marquis

The Grand Marquis have that classic, timeless 'straight-from-the-Kansas City-speakeasy' sound while injecting a vibrant relevance into their brand of hot swinging jazz & jumping blues. Versatile and buoyant, distinct and refreshing - a rhythm cocktail served by masterful musical mixologists.

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

Cost: $15 General Admission

Age: All Ages

Music

Sat. Jul. 30 7:30-10:30pm

Goggin Dance at Moose Family Center

Live music. Moose members and their family and guests welcome.

The Moose Family Center 3606 Curvue Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 cover charge for dancing

Age: All ages

Music

Sat. Jul. 30 7:30pm

The Grand Marquis

The Grand Marquis have that classic, timeless 'straight-from-the-Kansas City-speakeasy' sound while injecting a vibrant relevance into their brand of hot swinging jazz & jumping blues. Versatile and buoyant, distinct and refreshing - a rhythm cocktail served by masterful musical mixologists.

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

Cost: $15

Music

Sat. Jul. 30 8pm

We're Wolves Debut

Premiere live performance of Eau Claire folk/hip-hop group, We're Wolves, featuring Alyssa Thoms, Cory Crowell, Justin Webb, Pauly Buxton, & Adam Thoms. Opening acts include Isle End, Fathom, Diver Ida, & One Match Fire.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

Music

Sat. Jul. 30 8-11:30pm

Stare Across with Skrog at Hipps Pub

The Backyard Bash at Hipps Pub featuring Stare Across and Skrog. This will be an awesome time under the stars listening to 2 local bands. Both bands are promoting their latest CDs.

Hipps Pub s7650 State Hwy 37, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

Music

Sat. Jul. 30 8pm

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. Join us for live music that you’ll love to dance to.

Hide Away Tavern E19986 County Road ND, Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

Sat. Jul. 30 9pm

Adelyn Rose + Eduardo Rafael Trio + Rust Street Blues Band

Adelyn Rose is an indie folk and pop band that smacks with alternative rock and shoegazer flavor crystals. Native Brazilian Eduardo Rafael sings bluesy-pop songs with a touch of classic bossa nova influence. Rust Street Blues Band plays classisc blues and rock, garage style. Doors at 8pm.

House of Rock 422 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

Music

Sat. Jul. 30 9pm-2am

Cudlino's California Dreamin' Hip Hop Show

Bear Klan Entertainment is proud to bring to you another hip hop show to celebrate the release of Cudlino's second EP, California Dreamin'. There will also be live performances by great local & touring artists. Hosted by DJ Moses.

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

Cost: $5 entry comes with a free drink

Age: 21+

Education

Sun. Jul. 31 10-11am

Embracing Our Aging

Our culture is good at valuing being young, but doesn’t lift up as frequently the wisdom and lessons of getting older. What are the gifts and challenges of aging? How can we better support our seniors and ourselves in our own process of getting older?

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

Education

Sun. Jul. 31 12:30-3pm

Beaver Creek Butterfly Festival

Join butterfly enthusiasts from the area to celebrate the unique wonder and beauty of our native butterflies. Mini-seminars will provide information on Wisconsin butterflies, raising your own butterflies, butterfly gardening, and other topics! There will be guided tours of the butterfly house, kids games and crafts, and butterfly sundaes! Registration and payment encouraged by July 26.

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

Cost: Friends: Child $2, Adult $4 Nonmembers: Child $3, Adult $5

Wellness

Sun. Jul. 31 1-4pm

The Ego's System Workshop

Navigate through our unhealed areas of the mind by learning about the ego system and how it is similar to the GPS; it's pre-programmed. Learn how our genetics vs beliefs and thoughts vs emotions affect all of us. Rev Linda Ledbeter uses teachings from Unity, the Bible, All Light Ministries & the Course in Miracles. Cost is a love offering; don't let that keep you from attending.

Unity Christ Center 1808 Folsom St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: adults

Food & Drink

Sun. Jul. 31 1:30-4pm

Summer Concert Sundays: Brian Bethke

Folk rock singer/songwriter, Brian Bethke brings a big sound with his lyrically strong and Americana fueled rock album, Ghost Songs. For music events, seating is very limited so it is highly recommended to bring your own seating such as lawn chairs, blankets, etc.

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

Cost: FREE

Music

Sun. Jul. 31 2-6pm

Chuck LeMonds & Blues Friends

Live music provided by Chuck LeMonds & Blues Friends on stage from 2-6pm.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Music

Sun. Jul. 31 2-5pm

Eddie Beavers

Stop out to see Eddie Beavers playing on the Rooftop Patio overlooking beautiful Lake Wissota. Eddie Beavers is a multi-talented singer/songwriter.

The View on Lake Wissota 17779 County Hwy X, Chippewa Falls

Music

Sun. Jul. 31 3-4pm

Native American Prayer Tie Workshop and Ceremony

Come to Galaudet Gallery to learn about prayer ties and make some while participating in the Native American ceremony with Two Feathers Medicine Clan Fire Keeper Mike Milewski.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Causes

Sun. Jul. 31 4-7pm

Tortoise and Hare 5k + Free Kids Fun Run

Annual run/walk 5k with a free kids run to follow along with a free picnic for all participants and ITC members. A portion of this years proceeds will go towards the Pinehurst Project. Register online.

Phoenix Park 2910 Trinity St., Eau Claire

Cost: $25 for 5k if registered by July 17th, kids run is free

Age: All Ages

Music

Sun. Jul. 31 4-7pm

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. Join us for live music that you’ll love to dance to.

SandBar & Grill 17643 50th Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

Sun. Jul. 31 5pm

Midwest Mayhem Presents: Conveyor

Midwest Mayhem is proud to present: Conveyer, and High Hopes, and Prophets. Also featuring Stay Strong, American Zero, Wolf Skin, and Rig Time. Fresh off their Canadian tour with Prophets and High Hopes, Conveyer returns to The Back Room of The Plus. Doors @ 4; Music @ 5

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 admission, $7 for students

Education

Mon. Aug. 1 8:30am-5:30pm

Midwest Craft Brewers Conference

The Second Annual event of its kind to focus on the craft brewing industry in the Midwest. This two-day event provides valuable knowledge and information for those in the craft brewing industry. Participants will hear from experts in the field and cover a wide range of topics such as: fermentation, sourcing of hops, brewing new flavors, small business loans and legal knowledge. Tours are scheduled at couple of local craft breweries.

UW-Stout - Memorial Student Center 302 10th Ave. E., Meno

Cost: See Website

Age: 18+

Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday from Aug. 1 to Aug. 5, 9-11:30am;

Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School - learn what the Bible says about God and Jesus, plus enjoy games, crafts, and snacks.

Messiah Lutheran Church 2015 N Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Grade School Children

Kids

Mon. Aug. 1 10am

Micon Cinemas Summer Kids Shows: Hotel Transylvania 2

Now that Dracula has opened the Hotel Transylvania's doors to humans, things are changing for the better; however, Drac is secretly worried that his half-human grandson, Dennis, isn't showing his vampire side. So, while Mavis and Johnny are away, Drac enlists his friends to help him put the boy through a "monster-in-training" boot camp. But things really get batty when Drac's cantankerous, old-school dad pays an unexpected visit.

Micon Cinemas Eau Claire 3109 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $0.25

Age: All Ages

Education

Mon. Aug. 1 1-4pm

Children's Museum: A Week on the Bitty Farm

Register your kids for a week of hands-on, interactive "edu-tainment" during this awesome summer camp. Play in the dirt (literally) as you plant your own garden, discover where food comes from, make your own butter & ice cream and visit the Eau Claire Farmer's Market.

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

Cost: $39/musuem members; $49/non-members; FREE for ECASD residents

Age: Entering grades 1-3

Kids

Mon. Aug. 1 2pm

The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 2 Summer Movie Showing

Realizing the stakes are no longer just for survival, Katniss teams up with her closest friends for the ultimate mission. They leave District 13 to liberate the citizens of war-torn Panem and assassinate President Snow, who's obsessed with destroying Katniss. What lies ahead are mortal traps, dangerous enemies and moral choices that will ultimately determine the future of millions.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Rated PG-13

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