Fitness

Every Tuesday until Sep. 29, 1-2pm;

Loving Kindness Yoga

Looking for yoga that accommodates your health concerns? You'll find a pose version that you can do here and still challenge yourself. Practice as an expression of honoring your own life and life itself. Explore being safe from inner and outer harm, being peaceful and happy, healthy and strong, and caring for ourselves joyfully. Movement to and from the floor, seated, and standing.

The Yoga Center of Eau Claire 2524 Golf Road Suite 2F, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: All ages

Education

Tue. Sep. 1 3-5pm

Grief, Loss and New Beginnings

A session on how to deal with grief, loss and making new beginnings. Attendees will hear about one person’s walk through the valley of spousal suicide and her struggle with living and dealing with attempts by two of her children. She discovered hope out of hopelessness, joy out of suffering, and new meaning and purpose out of broken dreams.

L.E. Phillips-Libertas Treatment Center 2301 County Highway I, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Causes

Tue. Sep. 1 6pm

Leader-Telegram Buckshot Run for Special Olympics

The Lil Buckshot event will be held on the Tuesday before Labor Day weekend. Race day registration starts 5pm and the 2 mile race begins at 6pm. Awards will follow the conclusion of the race. Concessions are available. Benefiting the local Special Olympics program. For those who can’t attend Tuesday, join us for the main event Saturday, September 5.

Carson Park, Eau Claire

Age: ages 5-85

Music

Tue. Sep. 1 6:30-8:30pm

Tuesday Night Blues: Left Wing Bourbon

Weaned from a young age at the famous River’s Edge blues jams of the mid-to-late 1990s along the banks of the Chippewa River, every member of the group was playing alongside blues veterans while young and unformed enough to take the impressions to heart.

Owen Park Bandshell 1st Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Wellness

Every Tuesday until Oct. 6, 6:30-8pm;

Grief Care Peer Support Group

Dennis Miller, author of "Tears of Love" will lead the 6-week sessions.

St. Matthew Lutheran Church 1915 Hogeboom, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Education

Wed. Sep. 2 8:30am-12:30pm

AARP Smart Driver Course

This course exists to help older drivers update their knowledge and skills, prevent traffic crashes and violations and maintain mobility and independence. Graduates may receive discounts on auto insurance premiums.

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

Cost: $20, $15 members

Fitness

Every Wednesday from Sep. 2 to Sep. 30, 1-2pm;

Adaptive Yoga

Yoga for individuals living with mobility disabilities such as paralysis or head injury. Those using a wheelchair and not using a wheelchair are welcome. Participants must be able to follow simple instructions and move to and from the floor with gentle assistance. Adapted yoga poses will provide opportunity to experience the mind/body connection and a sense of well-being. Few spots. Call for info.

The Yoga Center of Eau Claire 2524 Golf Road Suite 2F, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: All ages

Education

Every Wednesday from Sep. 2 to Oct. 7, 2:45-3:45pm;

Beginners Line Dancing Class

Learn basic line dancing steps, get some exercise and have some full all at the same time.

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

Cost: $36, $24 members

Leisure

Wed. Sep. 2 6pm

Menomonie Singers Auditions

The Menomonie Singers will hold auditions for all sections (soprano, alto, tenor and bass) on September 2, 3, 9, 10, beginning at 6 pm at the UW-Stout choir room (#315) in the Applied Arts Building.  This music organization has been in…

Education

Every Wednesday from Sep. 2 to Sep. 16, 6-8pm;

Beginning Drawing

Learn the basics of drawing on line, shape, tone, perspective and more. For questions call Aleta Millin (715) 235-4835.

Arts Coming Together: School of the Arts 107 Wilson Court, Menomonie

Cost: $25 (all supplies included except 8"x10" or larger sketchpad provided by students)

Music

Wed. Sep. 2 6pm

Midwest Mayhem Presents: Conveyer + Ghost Key + Until We Are Ghosts

Conveyer is releasing their new record 'When Given Time To Grow' on September 4, 2015, on Victory Records. Come celebrate the release at this show and pick up a copy! Featuring Conveyer (Victory Records), Ghost Key (No Sleep Records), Until We Are Ghosts (InVogue Records), Stay Strong, American Zero, In Solace, and The Way Away.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All ages

Education

Wed. Sep. 2 6:30-11pm

Star Wars X-Wing Miniatures 100 Point Fleets

Star Wars X-Wing Miniatures game is a great table top game that uses miniature Star Wars Ships. Use ships like the agile Tie Fighter, the Bold X-wing, the Millennium Falcon, and many more. Come learn how to play this game or come on down for some casual games with other Star Wars Enthusiasts.

The District Company 305 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

Education

Wed. Sep. 2 7:30-9:45pm

Wednesday Night Foxtrot Lessons and Dancing

Join in the fun and go dancing! The evening starts with a Foxtrot lesson followed by music for dancing to all your favorite dances. Casual attire.

Eau Claire Moose Lodge 3606 Curvue Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $10/person

Music

Wed. Sep. 2 10pm

lowkey radical Presents: Wealthy Relative + Beasthead + Astral Samara

Wealthy Relative creates existential healthgoth hip-hop for the anime lover in all of us. Beasthead is a high-energy electronic grunge rock project hailing from the depths of the Minneapolis underworld. As Astral Samara, Alex Adkinson (formerly of Softly, Dear) debut's his new ambient electronic project.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Leisure

Thu. Sep. 3 9am

Blue Devil

A 5K and 10K. Race day registration will end at 8:30am on Oct. 3.

3rd St. E. between the Sports & Fitness Center, Menomonie

Cost: See contact info for cost

Thu. Sep. 3 9:30-11:30am

Phenology Hike for Elder Explorers

This program is targeted for our older nature lovers. This hike of an hour or so is led by a Beaver Creek Reserve naturalist and takes place on the Reserve trails. Explorers can document the changes taking place in the Reserve’s woods. The walk will be capped off with coffee and a treat and further discussion about the changes and things seen on the trials. Hikers should expect about a mile long hike with uneven terrain and stairs to negotiate.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Cost: Friends $3, nonmembers $5

Age: 55+

Education

Thu. Sep. 3 10:30am

Thankful Thursdays: The Gift of Curiosity

These sessions are a chance for people to come together to learn healthy ways of nourishing our mind, body and spirit. No registration is necessary.

The Healing Place 1010 Oakridge Dr., Eau Claire

Causes

Thu. Sep. 3 5-7:30pm

Corks & Canvas

Community artists, live music by Two Frets Up, hors d'oeuveres, photography by Painted Iris Photography + Design, and silent auction. Additional charge: Wine tasting, wine pull, and painting on canvas. Meet talented artists from throughout your community at the beautiful venue. Come and support "Art of the Arc".

Cottage Winery & Vineyard N7391 County Road F, Menomonie

Cost: $10

Education

Thu. Sep. 3 6-8:30pm

Wine & Whimsy

Eau Claire's first paint and wine experience. Wine and Whimsy is a workshop with friends in front of a canvas with a glass of wine. A professional instructor will guide you through the painting of your very own masterpiece.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center - State Theater 316 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

Age: all ages

Education

Thu. Sep. 3 6:30-11pm

Magic The Gathering - Thursday Night Modern Format

Every Thursday at 6:30pm Magic the Gathering players meet up to go head to head in the Modern Format. The Modern format consists of a much larger card pool than the standard format, extending all the way back to the Mirrordin block and using 8th Edition as the oldest core set.

The District Company 305 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

Education

Thu. Sep. 3 6:30-11pm

Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament @ The District Company

Yu-Gi-Oh! the card game of the Egyptian Gods! Each player summons monsters, activates trap cards, and cast spell cards to defeat their opponent in these Epic Duels.

The District Company 305 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

Wellness

Every Thursday from Sep. 3 to Sep. 24, 6:45pm;

InSight Yoga-yoga for cultivating intuition

In this 4-week mini series we will be exploring the ways in which we cultivate intuition in our daily lives. In class we will hold weekly check-ins, brief discussion, a full yoga practice and various exercises for intuitive living! In addition to weekly classes, a mid-week email will be sent out with additional information, check in, and extra credit home exercises.

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $75

Education

Every Thursday from Sep. 3 to Sep. 24, 6:45-7:45pm;

Youth Archery Classes

Come join us for 4 great weeks of archery! Nationally ranked, Mitch Schluesner will be instructing these classes. All levels of experience are welcome. Learn the basic fundamentals to archery, how to score your shots and much more!

Eau Claire Sport Warehouse 2983 11th St., Eau Claire

Cost: $40/four sessions

Age: ages 5-13

Music

Thu. Sep. 3 7-9pm

Ian Alexy

Ian Alexy Singer, songwriter, and guitarist Ian Alexy performs as a solo artist and a member of Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank. He has eight releases on his own label CIC Records and has played hundreds of shows all over the country touching down on almost all of the lower 48 states.

Raw Deal 603 S. Broadway St., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

Music

Thu. Sep. 3 7-9pm

Corey McCauley

Corey learned how to play guitar when he was twelve and lost himself in music finding himself again with a purpose between the melodies. Through meditation and with the help of some very good friends, he found his voice with a message needing to be shared.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

Music

Thu. Sep. 3 7-9pm

Liscio Quartet

Liscio Quartet is a variation of the seven piece jazz group, Liscio. This lighter side of Liscio focuses on some of the best of small combo jazz music and vocal standards. Liscio Quartet plays a variety of easy listening jazz, ballads, show tunes, seasoned with some blues mixed into the works.

From the Vine Wine Room 2526 Golf Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Fitness

Thu. Sep. 3 7:15-8:15pm

Prenatal Yoga Preview

Easy movements to maintain strength and release tension to promote comfort throughout pregnancy, labor and delivery. Experience how grounding, movement, awareness of the breath, and clarity of mind can support you and your family. Opportunity to sign up for weekly classes will be provided.

The Yoga Center of Eau Claire 2524 Golf Road Suite 2F, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: All

Nightlife

Thu. Sep. 3 9pm

Clear Water Comedy Night: Robert Fones

Robert Fones is based out of Minneapolis and has performed at the 10,000 Laughs Festival.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $3 (admission comes with a free drink)

Age: All ages, 18+ recommended

Visual Art

Every Day from Sep. 4 to Sep. 28;

Potpourri Art Exhibit feat. Chippewa Valley Watercolor Artists

An active and growing organization, the Chippewa Valley Watercolor Artists will display art work from each of its many members. The subjects and styles are diverse. All watercolor artists, beginning through advanced, are invited to join.

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

Kids

Every Monday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday from Sep. 4 to Sep. 7, 8am-5pm;

Hudson Working Stockdog Competition

If you're an animal-lover, the Wisconsin Working Stock Dog Association's 30th Annual Labor Day Trials are something you'll want to see. Witness some of the best shepherds and sheepdogs in the country compete for the title of "Top Dog" in one of the most beautiful settings anywhere in Minnesota or Wisconsin. You will be amazed at what these dogs can do.

Badlands Sno-Park 772 Kinney Road, Hudson

Cost: $7 per person. Under 10 are FREE

Age: All ages

Leisure

Fri. Sep. 4 9am-9pm

First Fridays at The Local Store

On the first Friday of every month, several locations in downtown Eau Claire offer special deals, events, and extended hours. Stop by the Local Store this First Friday for Buy One, Get One Half Off ALL Art purchases. We're open until 9pm.

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

Cost: FREE admission

Age: All ages

Music

Fri. Sep. 4 7-10pm

Brian Bethke (CD release)

Come celebrate Brian’s latest CD release “Ghost Songs” as he will be performing tracks off the new record. Brian Bethke has been playing guitar and writing songs since he was 13 years old. He has released 8 albums of his home recorded demos over the years adn is currently working on his first official studio album.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Music

Fri. Sep. 4 9pm-1am

Next 2 The Tracks

The story begins next to the tracks in El Paso, TX … Fall of 2006. Christian Talamantes (vocals/acoustic), Tony Sanchez (guitar), and Juan Trevizo (bass) had already played with several drummers and had done some recording in southern New Mexico. It was around this time when Todd Seelau moved to the area from Albuquerque, NM and auditioned for the band.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

Fri. Sep. 4 9pm-1am

Radio Drive

Radio Drive is a cover band native to the Chippewa Valley that has been in business for over 5 years. Its current members are a strong productive force that delivers popular music with a genre and style for everyone of all ages to appreciate.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

Fri. Sep. 4 9:30pm-1:30am

Crystal & the Commotion

Crystal and the Commotion featuring vocalist Crystal Dolivo, former Airkraft bassist and 2010 Grammy Nominated artist Peter Phippen, guitarist Scott Milz, and drummer Michael Hucek. Expect great music from the 60’s 70’s 80’s 90’s and today.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Education

Sat. Sep. 5 10am-12:30pm

Swan Lake Ballet Studio Open House

Free snacks, free lessons, and a free performance. Introduction at 10am, ballet lesson for ages 3-4 at 10:10am, ballet lesson for ages 5-8 at 10:30am, learn dance choreography at 11am, enjoy a performance 11:30am-noon, and lesson for ages 9-12 at noon-12:30pm.

Swan Lake Ballet Studio Banbury Place Bldg 13 Ste 122, Eau Claire

Leisure

Sat. Sep. 5 noon-4pm

Magic The Gathering: Delver of Squeakrets - Sealed Tournament

Find this event on Facebook for more info and to sign up. Each player builds a deck using 6 Magic Origins packs. Pack per win. Top place gets a delver of squeakrets playmat, sleeves, and dice bag.

The District Company 305 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: All ages

Music

Sat. Sep. 5 3-7pm

The Thundermen

The Thundermen return to the deck at Ted's Timberlodge on beautiful Lake Holcomb. Stop in by boat or car and have a burger and fries and listen to the best tunes from the 50's, 60's and 70's.

Ted's Timber Lodge 26064 Cty Hwy M, Holcombe

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

Sat. Sep. 5 6pm

Gemini Syndrome + Huntress

The much anticipated return of Gemini Syndrome to Hipps Pub. Gemini Syndrome was one of the most talked about shows ever at Hipps Pub and now they return with Huntress and TBA. Advance tickets are currently available at Hipps Pub (Tues-Sat 3pm-Close). Doors open at 6pm, Music at 8pm. Get your tickets now.

Hipps Pub s7650 State Hwy 37, Eau Claire

Cost: $14 advance or $20 day of show!

Age: 21+

Music

Sat. Sep. 5 7-11pm

Sunset Strip

Sunset wears tighter spandex than your girlfriend and certainly shreds Motley Crue and Poison covers harder. You owe it to your younger self to see this "concert."

Thirsty Badger Sports Bar & Grill 3077 CTH OO, Chippewa Falls

Age: 21+

Music

Sat. Sep. 5 7-10pm

Melanie Devaney

Melanie Devaney is a Los Angeles based Americana singer-songwriter originally from the state of Iowa. She is a former Colgate Country Showdown finalist and was listed in Music Connection magazine’s Top 100 Unsigned Artists to look for in 2011.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

Music

Sat. Sep. 5 8pm-midnight

The Night Hawks

The Night Hawks are back for another round at Jake's. Plenty of summer left to enjoy some classic rock and roll on the Tiki deck.

Jake's Supperclub E5690 Country Road D, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Nightlife

Sat. Sep. 5 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.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

Sat. Sep. 5 9pm-1am

The Millenium + Lion's Mouth + John Chuck & The Class

The Millenium strives to bring more non traditional elements into their sound. Incorporating indie, acoustic and electronic styles in a sometimes eclectic fashion, fans appreciate a genuine sound showcasing undeniably catchy and…

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Movies

Sat. Sep. 5 9pm

Jurassic World

Join us on Towers Field following the football game. Film will start at dusk (around 9pm) with footage from this year’s CUBEfest events, which will be followed by the movie. Free popcorn will be provided. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket, and enjoy the film with some new friends. Rain Site: Woodland Theater, Davies 3rd Floor.

Towers Field upper campus, UW-Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Causes

Sun. Sep. 6 7am-2pm

Eau Claire Century Bicycle Ride

Please join Overdrive Cycling club for the annual Eau Claire Century. This fun filled, fully supported ride takes place to raise funds for the Feed My People Food Bank. Bicycle 25, 45, 65 or 100 mile. The ride takes place on beautiful country roads of Eau Claire County. Visit online for more info.

Cleghorn School Park S10414 county rd HH, Cleghorn

Cost: $30

Age: All ages

Wellness

Sun. Sep. 6 10-11am

"Work & Play: Labor Day Service" Rev. Julianne Lepp & Karen Hirsch

From an early age we are brought up to believe that success depends on hard work. Yet we must also have a sense of play and balance in our lives to be healthy. Let’s celebrate the work that has made built up our nation, and the play that has fueled the creativity and ingenuity that gave vision to that work.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation 421 S. Farwell St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

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

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Lists of places & resources