Kids

Fri. Jun. 23

Exploration of Auto Collision - For Girls

A one-day camp to give female students an opportunity to explore the Auto Collision Program. The students will be introduced to the collision repair field. Each student will be given a damaged panel and will have hands on experience in the repair process from start to finish.

Chippewa Valley Technical College 620 West Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Fitness

Fri. Jun. 23 8-9am

Floating Bliss SUP 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. Daily $3 parking pass required for Lake Altoona Park.

Lake Altoona County Beach 604 Beach Rd., Altoona

Cost: $15

Age: 16+

Education

Fri. Jun. 23 9am-4pm

Geriatric Mental Health: Substance Use Problems and the Older Adult

This course specializing in substance abuse in older adults explores interventions and treatments that can improve health and enhance life satisfaction. You will be able to identify effects of harmful substances on the elderly, recognize symptoms of abuse, understand instruments for assessment, and implement effective treatment strategies.

Holiday Inn South 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $150

Fitness

Fri. Jun. 23 9:30-10:30am

Floating Bliss SUP Yoga - Intro to Kids Paddle + Yoga

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

Lake Altoona County Beach 604 Beach Rd., Altoona

Cost: $15

Age: Ages 8-15

Kids

Fri. Jun. 23 10-11am

Storybook Hiking Trail

Explore summer-themed songs, interactive stories, and movement activities that encourage your children to think about the ever-changing world around them and their role in it. All abilities are welcome to participate and we will do our best to accommodate your child’s needs.

Citizen Science Center - Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Hwy K, Fall Creek

Cost: Advance payment and registration is required. Friends $3 per child, Adults free, Nonmembers $5 per child, Adults free

Age: Ages 3 - 8 and their families

Kids

Fri. Jun. 23 10-11am

Family Resource Centers Fun Friday

Each Friday will feature a new theme for fun interaction with your child.

Family Resource Center for Eau Claire County 4800 Golf Rd., Suite 450, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 1-5

Food & Drink

Fri. Jun. 23 3-8pm

Longest Leinie Friday

Get off work early and head to the Leinie Lodge for the Longest Leinie Friday of the summer. Fun contests, games, prizes, and music.

Leinenkugel's 124 E. Elm St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Armband of choice $5 or $10

Age: 21+

Food & Drink

Fri. Jun. 23 4-8pm

Together Farms Grilling Technique Series

Join Together Farms for a three part grilling series. Attendees will learn how to perfectly grill grassfed meat from a professional chef. Before actually putting their new skills to the test by grilling their own. The night is complete with a meal and drinks, and 20% off the cut of the night. Limited tickets.

Together Farms W93 Norden Rd, Mondovi

Cost: $50 for 6/23; $50 for 6/30; $40 for 7/7 | $115 for 3 class series

Music

Fri. Jun. 23 5:30-8:30pm

Dinner Jazz: Bloomer Boy

Inspired by trios such as Fly, Trio Jeepy, Paul Motian trio, and many more, Carey will be joined by bassist Jeremy Boettcher and saxophonist Aaron Hedenstrom to explore jazz standards and originals.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Kids

Fri. Jun. 23 6-8pm

Late Nights at the Library

Teens take over the library! Have the library to yourselves. Each Friday will feature different crafts, games, and activities.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: Teens 6th grade-High School

Fitness

Fri. Jun. 23 6:45-7:45pm

Couples Night at the Barre

Do something unique for date night and enjoy a fun and healthy night out with your partner or friend. Barre classes use a combination of postures inspired by ballet to tone, lengthen, and strengthen the body. Your partner/friend will be your 'barre' for a portion of class. Elements of yoga are also incorporated to reinforce your daily practice.

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

Cost: $15 (include in membership)

Food & Drink

Fri. Jun. 23 7-10pm

After Dark Presents: Northwoods Beer'd Fest

Grab your flannel and enjoy an evening in the Northwoods featuring live music, beard contests, lawn games, local beer vendors, woodcarving classes, chainsaw art demos, giant bonfire, s’mores and more.

Paul Bunyan Logging Camp Museum 1110 Carson Park Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $12

Age: 21+

Causes

Fri. Jun. 23 7pm

UV Splash 5k by Color Dash

The Color Dash will donate 50% of the proceeds to the Eau Claire Children's Theater. Make sure to get there early to join in on the dance competitions, hula-hoop contest, and many more contests with awesome swag giveaways.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $40 GA, $50-75 Admission with free stuff, $21-28 per person in family

Hot Spots

Fri. Jun. 23 7pm

Live Music at Acoustic Cafe: Russell James Pyle

Albuquerque NM based singer/sonterwiter Russell James Pyle has received national acclaim, been selected as National Parks centennial artist-in-residence, and has released 2 albums. His music focuses on struggle and triumph, the natural world, and how he interacts with the world around him.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Fri. Jun. 23 7-10pm

Larry Past at Infinity Beverages

Larry Past playing a selection of acoustic folk/rock/americana covers and originals.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Visual Art

Fri. Jun. 23 7-10pm

Paint and Sip Night

Paint and Sip Event. BYOB. Come and have some fun with your friends or make it a date night. Express your inner artist and enjoy your beverage of choice at the same time. Painting on a 16x20 canvas. Many prints to choose from.

Craving Canvas and Ceramic Studio 2807 East Hamilton Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 per person

Age: Age 21 +

Wellness

Fri. Jun. 23 7-9pm

Tuning Into Your Intuition

Do you ever have a gut feeling and find it was right? Do you feel your Guardian Angels are trying to tell you something or leaving your signs? Join the mediums in a relaxed and safe environment to learn, strengthen and practice Tuning Into Your Intuition with a guided practice session.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Love Donation Accepted

Music

Fri. Jun. 23 7-8pm

Andy Hanson Performance

Hailing from Eau Claire, singer/ songwriter Andy Hanson finds inspiration for his songs in the highs, lows, optimistic, and fragile moments in life. With just his acoustic guitar, harmonica, and voice, Andy Hanson presents a show that is raw, intimate, and feels like a long lost friend.

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

Cost: FREE

Music

Fri. Jun. 23 9pm

Vinyl Nights: Kyle Culver

Vinyl Nights are all about vibe. Sit back and enjoy the Late Night Happy Hour. Get half price taps, a drink, or a koldtbord from the late-night menu while featured local musicians, collectors, and tastemakers play classic and new vinyl records live on stage. Local Kyle Culver will play an eclectic range of his favorites and yours.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Music

Fri. Jun. 23 10pm

Live at the Mousetrap: FanOffBirdSafe + Beercan Pentagram

Fanoffbirdsafe is a three-piece Eau Claire-born group inspired by a lot of metal, punk, rock and alternative that plays at the sweet spot between familiar and bold. They'll be joined by Beercan Pentagram. Doors open at 8pm.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Fitness

Sat. Jun. 24 6-7am

Floating Bliss SUP Yoga - Sunrise Paddle

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

Dells Pond Boat Launch (Mt. Simon Park) 1100 Addison St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: 16+

Hot Spots

Sat. Jun. 24 8am

Menomonie Airfest and Autorama

Menomonie Airfest & Autorama has a car show from 8am-3pm, a radar run from 11:30-12:30, a full air show from 1-3pm, and a pancake breakfast from 8-11am. There will be food, refreshments, kids activities, and more going on at the airfield.

Menomonie Municipal Airport 1390 Indianhead Dr., Menomonie

Cost: FREE Admission, $5 Parking

Age: All Ages

Fitness

Sat. Jun. 24 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.

Dells Pond Boat Launch (Mt. Simon Park) 1100 Addison St, Eau Claire

Cost: $15

Age: 16+

Fitness

Sat. Jun. 24 8:30-10am

Free Adult Ballet Sample Class

Free sample class from Swan Lake Ballet Studio for ages 21+.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Causes

Sat. Jun. 24 9am

Rock the Riverfront Featuring the Charity Classic Run/Walk

Presented by the RCU Foundation, this event features The Charity Classic, a 10k walk/run or 2 mile walk/run, a 1/2 and 1/4mile children's race. Includes music, family fun, activities, food trucks, and more. Proceeds benefit area charities. Race starts at 9am.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: Registration fee information available online

Leisure

Sat. Jun. 24 9am-2pm

16th Annual Garden Tour

Featuring five fabulous gardens in Dunn County. Silent auction of artwork, gifts, and more. Plants and garden items available for purchase. All proceeds support the programs of Stepping Stones. Tickets can be purchased in advance online.

Stepping Stones of Dunn County 1620 Stout Road, Menomonie

Cost: $13 pre-order, $15 day-of; 16 and under FREE

Age: All Ages

Open Houses & Shopping

Sat. Jun. 24 9am-9pm

The Local Store's 6th Anniversary Sale

Join us Saturday, June 24th and Sunday, June 25th for a sale in celebration of The Local Store's 6th Anniversary! We'll have free snacks and refreshments all day, 15-25% OFF storewide AND receive a $5 gift card when you spend $50 or more. See you there!

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

Open Houses & Shopping

Sat. Jun. 24 9am-2pm

River Prairie Apartment Complex: Open House

The doors have opened on the new Prairie Place apartment complex located in the River Prairie development district in Altoona. Enjoy beautiful views of the Eau Claire river and community park areas from the furnished roof top terrace that includes a fire pit. Offers July rent for free to anyone singing a 12 month lease.

River Prairie Apartment Complex River Prairie, Altoona

Fitness

Sat. Jun. 24 9:30-11am

Floating Bliss SUP Yoga - Adult Paddle + Yoga

This 90 minute class consists of 20 minutes of safety, use of a paddle board/paddling techniques and getting anchored in the water, plus 50 minutes of stretch, vinyasa flow/yoga poses and 20 minutes of paddling back to shore.

Dells Pond Boat Launch - Mt. Simon Park 1100 Addison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $30 ($25 if you BYO equipment)

Age: 16+

Education

Sat. Jun. 24 10am

Landscaping 201

Covers additional landscape design principles including: foundation plantings, edging installation, and the pros and cons of using mulch vs. rock. Learn to determine what type of soil you have, provide tips on what plants to use, how to plant, and how to incorporate boulders into your design.

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

Visual Art

Sat. Jun. 24 10am-4pm

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Head to Manyfires Art Studio & Farm, a beautiful property near Fall Creek, for a day of total art immersion. Explore the setting and the tons of activities going on, like life drawing, art projects for kids, painting in the open air, live music, artists creating artwork, dancers, food, and more.

Manyfires Studio & Farm 14008 Olson Dr., Fall Creek

Hot Spots

Sat. Jun. 24 10am-5pm

Menomonie Blue Caps Vintage Base Ball Mini-Festival

The Menomonie Blue Caps vintage baseball exhibition team will host its 2nd batch of matches against 2 familiar foes and one new opponent. A ladies match is scheduled to be played at 2pm. Concessions will be available, bring a chair.

Phelan Park County Rd. Y and 21st Ave. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Kids

Sat. Jun. 24 10:15-10:55am

Ballet Free Sample Class

Sample a free class at Swan Lake Ballet Studio for kids age 3-5.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Kids 3-5

Kids

Sat. Jun. 24 10:30am-1pm

11th Annual Family Fest at the Minnesota Marine Art Museum's

Families of all ages can visit and tour the museum, enjoy art-making activities, and fish with the US Fish and Wildlife on the shores of the Mississippi.  Activities for all ages are available inside and outside - rain or shine. Expect…

Minnesota Marine Art Museum 800 Riverview Drive, Winona

Cost: FREE

Kids

Sat. Jun. 24 11-11:45am

Free Ballet Sample Class

Sample a free class at Swan Lake Ballet Studio for kids age 6-9.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 6-9

Kids

Sat. Jun. 24 1-3pm

Water Safety Fest 2017

Join Eau Claire Parks & Recreation lifeguards and learn about basic water safety. Learn basic rescue techniques and play safety games.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4.25/person or Season Pass. Children 2 & under are free

Age: All ages

Hot Spots

Sat. Jun. 24 1-4pm

Fairfax Pool: Superhero Day

Join Fairfax Maxx for a day of super hero fun. Super hero themed games and activities will be offered throughout the afternoon.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4.25 or Season Pass

Kids

Sat. Jun. 24 1-2pm

Artist in Residence: Rubber Band Painting

Thanks to this month's Artist in Residence, Amy Hahn, your little ones will be able to craft all kinds of abstract work to take home. Today's activity is Rubber Band Painting.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

Hot Spots

Sat. Jun. 24 2-5:30pm

Live Music on the Patio: Matt Wahl + Jim Schuh Duo

His original songs take you to sunny places for good times (and a few cold ones) with lots of favorites thrown in too. Matt has toured throughout the country and released 7 CDs of original music on his own record label. Jim Schuh began playing drums during the mid 1960s. Currently Jim also plays in his trio Schuh Fly and the Mark Heal. Wine, cheese, and snacks available.

Autumn Harvest Winery 19947 Cty Hwy J, Chippewa Falls

Kids

Sat. Jun. 24 3:30-4:30pm

Painting & Popcorn

Create a one-of-a-kind painting to hang on the wall at home or give to a special person in their life. Plus, snacks and juice boxes provided to fuel the creative energy. Register online.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

Leisure

Sat. Jun. 24 5pm

Thorp Lions Demolition Derby

Thorp Lions Demolition Derby includes two classes: Super Stock all years eligible and Semi Stock Midsize. Rain Date June 25th.

Northside Park, Thorp

Kids

Sat. Jun. 24 6:35pm

Eau Claire Express vs Rochester Honkers

Get to Carson Park to watch the Eau Claire Express take on the Rochester Honkers.

Eau Claire Express Stadium - Carson Park 702 Carson Park Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $9 general admission tickets, $11 reserved grand stand tickets, $14 reserved box tickets, $28 fan deck tickets | multi-game packages and group discounts available

Age: All Ages

Hot Spots

Sat. Jun. 24 7pm

Live Music at Acoustic Cafe: Eggplant Heroes

Eggplant Heroes is an Americana collaboration among Duffy Duyfhuizen, Max Garland, Joel Pace, Olaf Lind, Caleb Horne, Dan Zerr, and Lucas Fischer. Mixing original tunes with songs by others that we like to play, EPH tries to bring a rich and eclectic musical experience.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Sat. Jun. 24 8pm

Midwest Mayhem Presents: Punk and Metal Mixer

Midwest Mayhem brings 2nd and Archer, LOiL Pride, The Conformist Party, and The Third Ward. A night of music, community, and drinks.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Kids

Every Day from Jun. 25 to Jun. 29;

2017 Summer STEM Camp

Campers will stay overnight in campus dorms and eat in UW-Stout’s dining hall. Outside of the classroom, campers can look forward to activities like: the UW-Stout Adventure Challenge ropes course, the UW-Stout swimming pool, local industry tours, movie night, and much more!

University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: $475

Age: Entering Grades 8-10 in the fall

Recreation

Sun. Jun. 25

Red Flint Firecracker

The Red Flint Firecracker bike race has become known for its fabulous trails and family friendly venue. Featuring a mix of twisty pines, hard-packed Whoops and speedy ski trails, racers will find plenty to love about this year’s course. The weekend has plenty in store for you beginning with onsite camping Friday and Saturday nights.

Lowes Creek County Park S. Lowes Creek Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: See contact info for cost

Ongoing Events For 10/29/2012

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc