Music

Sun. Jun. 3 7-9pm

Steve Earle

Steve Earle is an American rock, country and folk singer-songwriter, record producer, author and actor. His 2017 collection, So You Wannabe an Outlaw, is an homage to outlaw music.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $25-35

Kids

Sun. Jun. 3 7-9:30pm

Goin' Coastal Radio Variety Show - Season Finale

The amusing cast return with more adventures and house musicians Joanna Jahn and Rich Casey add their talents. Special guest Lauren Anderson from Brave New Workshop brings her improv comedy to our stage and special musical guest School For Girls join in with their amazing pop rock harmonies.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: $15 Adult / $10 Child (5-18)

Age: All Ages

Kids

Every Monday, Friday from Jun. 4 to Aug. 13, 10-11am;

Summer Art Lessons: PreSchoolers

Classes are divided by age groups and include weekly curriculum designed for each student’s artistic development. Private, more intensive classes are available upon request, flexible scheduling and affordable prices. All materials are always provided, students may. Finger Painting, Color Wheel, Color Mixing, Tempera, Finger Paint, Modeling Clay, Creating Shapes, Crafting.

The Painted Lotus Banbury Place Building 13, Suit 209, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: PreSchool Age (3-5)

Kids

Every Monday from Jun. 4 to Jun. 25, 10:30am-12:30pm; Every Monday from Jun. 4 to Jun. 25, 4-6pm; Every Tuesday from Jun. 4 to Jun. 30, 10:30am-12:30pm; Every Wednesday from Jun. 4 to Jun. 30, 3-5pm; Every Thursday from Jun. 4 to Jun. 30, 3-5pm;

All Ages Open Lab

Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather craft, make music, create art or play games, the Dabble Box makerspace has something for you. A service of your public library and the first fee-free makerspace in the Chippewa Valley.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, The Dabble Box 400 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Education

Every Monday from Jun. 4 to Jun. 25, 4:30-5:30pm;

Chippewa Valley Ukulele Orchestra - Summer Session

The Chippewa Valley Ukulele Orchestra is an all-ages, all-abilities ensemble that plays arrangements of music ranging from traditional Hawaiian tunes to contemporary music.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $24 for non-students; $10 for current students

Fitness

Every Monday, Wednesday from Jun. 4 to Jun. 27, 5:30-6:15pm;

Fitness Fusion - Session 1

If you enjoy being active and outdoors, this class is for you! We will combine fitness while exploring the beauty of River Prairie Park. This class will focus on cardio and strength. Pre-register online or at the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $25/session

Age: 16+

Recreation

Mon. Jun. 4 5:45pm

Bike Week: CORBA Group Ride

Join Chippewa Off Road Bike Association (CORBA) for their weekly mountain bike Group Ride. This is a ride for all skill levels and whether you know the trails or not. You will break up into groups according to speed and no one will be left behind. Helmets required.

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

Cost: FREE, parking pass is $3

Kids

Every Monday, Wednesday from Jun. 4 to Jun. 27, 6-7pm;

Cardio Tennis

Are you ready for a heart pumping, full body, calorie burning workout that doubles as a fun group activity? Participate in the increasingly popular workout that can be enjoyed by all ages, fitness and skill levels. Participants please bring your own racquet if you have one; there will be some available on site for anyone to use.

10th Street Park, Altoona

Cost: $40/session

Fitness

Every Monday from Jun. 4 to Jul. 23, 6-7:30pm;

Gentle Yoga

Helps to reduce stress, feel strong yet flexible in your body and increase positive energy. The summer session will include instruction on how to do poses, breathing techniques and relaxation practice. Please dress in loose-fitting clothing, bring a yoga mat or blanket to lie on and a water bottle.

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

Cost: Friends $80, Nonmembers $100; Drop-in $10 Members, $12 Nonmembers

Community

Mon. Jun. 4 6-6:30pm

Silent Peace Walk

Gather at the park and, after brief opening remarks, walk together in mindful silence for about 20 minutes. Ask your friends and families to join you. Please, no political signs, buttons, or clothing.

Riverfront Park, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Kids

Every Monday from Jun. 4 to Jun. 25, 6:30-7:30pm;

Summer Rock Band Experience: Beginner

This program is led by two outstanding local musicians who are also experienced educators. Students will learn classic songs in a supportive environment as they work toward performing at Phoenix Park as part of the Family Day Downtown.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $99 for non-students; $49 for students

Fitness

Every Monday from Jun. 4 to Jun. 25, 6:30-7:30pm;

Yoga - Session 2

This is class is for anyone who wants to practice the fundamental principles of yoga. Each class starts and ends in Savasana and meditation. Pre-Register online or at the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $25/session

Age: 16+

Words

Mon. Jun. 4 6:30-8pm

Dustyn Dubuque Author Visit

Dustyn Dubuque is the Executive Director of Main Street of Menomonie, He has a Masters Degree in history from UW-Eau Claire and is the former Programming Coordinator for Dunn County Historical Society. He will be reading from his book, How Newell Burch Survived Andersonville Prison. This is the story of a man who was among the first to arrive and last to leave Andersonville.

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

Cost: FREE

Recreation

Tue. Jun. 5 6:30-10am

Bike Week Kickoff Party

Free coffee from Soul Brewed Coffee, light breakfast items from SHIFT, visit with local bike advocacy groups, get a basic bike safety check. Special offers from The Local Store and Chippewa Valley Family. Come for the height of the party at 7:30am.

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

Cost: FREE

Education

Tue. Jun. 5 8-11am

Responding to Active Threat

This instructor-led course is designed to bridge the gap between responding officers and businesses in an active threat situation. It is not about fear mongering. It is about empowering you through education so you can better protect you and your organization.

CVTC Applied Technology Center 2322 Alpine Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $49

Age: Adults

Education

Tue. Jun. 5 8:30am-3:30pm

30th Annual Senior American's Day

Chippewa Valley’s premier event for adults age 55+. Offering a keynote speaker, sessions ranging from history to culture, and wellness to creativity, plus exhibitor booths. Enjoy conversation over lunch with friends and have a chance to win prizes. Celebrating 30 years of sharing our "Pearls of Wisdom".

UW-Eau Claire's Davies Center 77 Roosevelt Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $50

Age: 55+

Kids

Tue. Jun. 5 9:30-11:30am

Traveling Tuesdays: Chippewa Falls Library

River Source Family Center's Tuesday morning playgroups are on the move. Travel to the Chippewa Falls Library for story time. Field trip starts at 10:00 at field trip site or meet at 9:30 at River Source Family Center to caravan.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages birth to 5 years

Kids

Tue. Jun. 5 10am-noon

Tech Tuesdays: Open Lab

CMEC is opening up a digital playground for you every week. Create and play with coding kits, 3D printers, robots, Augmented Reality Sandbox, and more. The experience is limited only by your imagination. Feel free to drop in anytime during the two-hour window.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

Kids

Every Tuesday from Jun. 5 to Aug. 14, 11:30am-12:30pm; Every Sunday from Jun. 10 to Aug. 12, 10am-noon; Every Tuesday, Saturday from Jun. 5 to Aug. 14, 4-5:30pm; Every Tuesday, Sunday from Jun. 5 to Aug. 14, 6:30-8:30pm;

Summer Painting Lessons

Classes are divided by age groups Confirm age groups online. All materials are always provided, students may bring their own if they wish. Finger Painting, Color Wheel, Color Mixing, Beginner Painting, Shapes, Tempera, WaterColor, Modeling Clay, Crafting.

The Painted Lotus Banbury Place Building 13, Suit 209, Eau Claire

Cost: $15, $35, $45

Age: K-12th Grade

Hot Spots

Every Tuesday from Jun. 5 to Aug. 28, noon-7pm;

Grandparent's Day

Every Tuesday, grandparents free with child admission, $4.25 or Season Pass.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: Grandparents free with child admission, $4.25 or Season Pass

Age: All Ages

Kids

Every Tuesday from Jun. 5 to Aug. 28, 1-3pm;

ARTmobile

The ARTmobile connects children with the visual arts. Children are invited to work on art projects with staff from the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center ARTmobile.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Kids

Every Tuesday from Jun. 5 to Aug. 14, 4-6pm;

Teen Dabble Lab

Hang out, play, and explore everything the Dabble Box makerspace has to offer from gaming to coding, crafting to creating. Use 3D pens, art supplies, button makers, a 3D printer, and much more. There's something for everyone!

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, The Dabble Box 400 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

Kids

Tue. Jun. 5 4:30-6:30pm

Cornell Family Cafe'

Join us for this fun family safety event presented by Family Cafe'. There will be face painting, music & dance, a craft table & more. The City of Cornell will be bringing a police car, fire truck & ambulance. This event is ideal for children 5 years and under.

Mill Yard Park 51 Bridge Street, Cornell

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth to age 5

Kids

Every Tuesday, Thursday from Jun. 5 to Jun. 28, 5:30-6:30pm;

Quick Start Tennis

This program is designed to teach the fundamentals of tennis in a fun and engaging atmosphere

10th Street Park, Altoona

Cost: $30-40 resident; $35-45 non-resident

Age: Ages 4-12

Education

Tue. Jun. 5 6pm

Bike Week: Hands-On Intro to Bike Maintenance

Learn the basics of maintaining your own bike in this two-hour workshop. Bring your own bike to work on and get help from the experts. Workstations and tools will be provided. Parts and multi-tools available for purchase. Prize giveaways from SHIFT. Ice cream available for purchase from Ramone’s.

SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar 615 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Kids

Every Tuesday, Thursday from Jun. 5 to Jun. 28, 6:15-7pm;

Sports Jamboree

The goal of this program is to provide an introduction to the basic skills of basketball, soccer, t-ball, & tennis and a few fun games. This will be strictly instructional, with no competition involved.

Altoona City Park Pavillion 10th Street West, Altoona

Cost: $30 resident; $35 non-resident

Age: Ages 4-6

Hot Spots

Tue. Jun. 5 6:30pm

Tuesday Night Blues: Code Blue with Catya & Sue

Code Blue features Singer-Songwriter, Guitarist, Catya; Tenor Saxophonist, Composer, Sue Orfield; Lucas Fischer on Lead Guitar and Vocals; Randy Sinz on Basses and Vocals; and John LeBrun on Drums. Primarily a Blues band emphasizing original and traditional blues, Code Blue also throws in some original and classic R&B and Swing.

Owen Park Bandshell 1st Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Leisure

Every Tuesday from Jun. 5 to Aug. 7, 8pm;

Ludington Guard Band

A community concert band that was officially organized in 1888 with roots going back to 1877. They play a variety of classical band music, marches, overtures, show tunes and novelty pieces.

Wilson Park - Band Shell Wilson Ave and 8th St, Menomonie

Music

Tue. Jun. 5 10pm

Live Music: Chain Station

Live music at The Mousetrap featuring Chain Station, a Colorado-based bluegrass outfit. Doors open at 9pm, show starts at 10pm.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Education

Wed. Jun. 6 7-11am

Breeding Bird Atlas Blitz

This 5 year citizen science project aims to map the distribution and abundance of bird species breeding in WI. Along with contributing to the project, knowledge gained about bird behavior will be sure to make nature walks even more fun and interesting.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

Kids

Wed. Jun. 6 11am-noon

Sky Stories: Planetarium Show

Visitors will lie down under the stars and learn all about the gorgeous constellations in our galaxy. Then, stick around for a fun space-related activity after the show. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

Education

Wed. Jun. 6 4-5pm

Savvy Seniors Series

As part of The Classic’s ongoing Savvy Seniors Series program, Eau Claire attorney Mary Beth Gardner will present “What is This Whole P.O.A. Thing About Anyway?”.

The Classic at Hillcrest Greens 2455 Sawgrass Pl, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Recreation

Wed. Jun. 6 5-7pm

Bike Week Open House: 3-County Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan

Provide your input on the Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan for Eau Claire County, as well as Dunn and Chippewa Counties. Hosted by the West Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission. Arrive at 5pm so you can also join the ride for Bike to Baseball.

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

Recreation

Wed. Jun. 6 5:30pm

Bike Week: Bike to Baseball

Meet-up and ride to an Eau Claire Express Baseball game vs. the Bismarck Larks at Carson Park. Participating riders must join the ride from the Local Store in order to receive a special offer. Sponsored by: Eau Claire Express.

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

Cost: FREE

Causes

Wed. Jun. 6 6-9pm

ECRAC Jubilee 2018

An evening to celebrate the past 30+ years and a toast to the future. This fundraiser gala will be presented by the Eau Claire Regional Arts Council and Pablo Center at the Confluence. Starts at 6pm with hors d'oeuvres, a silent auction, raffle, and liveART. Following at 7pm will be an elegant 3 course dinner, live auctions, and an awards presentation with special guest presenters.

The Lismore 333 Gibson Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $90 per person, $650 per table of eight

Recreation

Wed. Jun. 6 6:30-8:30pm

Pure Water Paddlers: Paint Creek

Each week the Pure Water Paddlers go to a different spot in the Chippewa Valley. Every level of paddler welcome. Bring your own kayak, canoe or SUP and meet others who enjoy the sport. Life jacket required. Check the website and Facebook for any last minute changes.

Paint Creek Boat Launch 5364 195th Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Hot Spots

Wed. Jun. 6 6:35pm

Eau Claire Express vs Bismarck Larks

The Eau Claire Express plays against the Bismark Larks. Buck night includes $1 hot dogs, $1 small sodas, $1 domestic beer for the first three innings, and $4 wine for the first three innings. Gates at 5:30pm.

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

Cost: $9 GA, $11 Reserved Grandstand, $14 Reserved Box, $28 Fan Deck; Season Tickets Available

Age: All Ages

Music

Every Wednesday from Jun. 6 to Jul. 25, 7:30pm;

Eau Claire Municipal Band Summer Concert Season

Listen to high quality, free entertainment by the oldest musical organization in Eau Claire. From traditional Sousa marches, patriotic melodies, pop, jazz, rock, and soundtracks, there is something for everyone's listening pleasure. July 4th concert is at 3pm.

Owen Park Bandshell 1st Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Dance

Wed. Jun. 6 7:30-9:45pm

Foxtrot Dance Lessons and Dancing

Foxtrot will be taught in this beginning and intermediate series on Wed nights. All dancers are welcome to attend. There will be a practice dance after the lesson. Casual attire

Eau Claire Moose Lodge 3606 Curvue Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $12 per person, $8 per Moose Members and Students with id

Hot Spots

Wed. Jun. 6 8pm

UWEC Summer Cinema: "Sing"

Dapper Koala Buster Moon presides over a once-grand theater that has fallen on hard times. Facing the crumbling of his life's ambition, he takes one final chance to restore his fading jewel to its former glory by producing the world's greatest singing competition. Activities begin at 8pm, movie begins at dusk.

Haas Fine Arts Center (west lawn) 121 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Rated PG

Kids

Every Wednesday from Jun. 6 to Jul. 25, 9pm;

UWEC Summer Cinema Series

Each week will have a special theme in conjunction with the film. Enjoy giant lawn games, free popcorn & beverages, and food vendors. BYO blankets and chairs. Learn about summer events on campus and programs at the public library. Activities at 8pm, film at 9pm. Film lineup available online.

Haas Fine Arts Center (west lawn) 121 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Education

Thu. Jun. 7

Bird School

This fun and engaging course has been designed specifically for beginners who want to learn more about birds and take the next step in birding. This 2 ½ day course will combine classroom lectures, field trips, group lessons and hands-on activities to give you a full learning experience.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Cost: $56

Education

Thu. Jun. 7 10am-1pm

Bubble Wrap Silk Painting Workshop

No mistakes, just happy, beautiful wearable art. Have fun creating beautiful, natural, and sustainable, and eco-friendly textiles.

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

Cost: $40

Age: All Ages

Kids

Thu. Jun. 7 10am-noon

Mini Makers: Open Lab

Once a week, let your fingers do the talking. Build and create using real tools of the trade. They'll also provide all of the string, beads, cardboard, wood, tape, etc. to create the project of your dreams, and then you get to take your masterpiece home with you.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

Kids

Thu. Jun. 7 noon-7pm

Dollar Swim Day - Hawaiian Day

Anyone who wears Hawaiian themed attire pays $1 admission.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $1

Age: All Ages

Kids

Every Thursday, Saturday from Jun. 7 to Aug. 11, 4:30-5:30pm;

4th-8th Grade Summer Painting Lessons

Classes are divided by age groups and include weekly curriculum designed for each student’s artistic development. Color Wheel, Color Mixing, Techniques, Beginner Painting, Intermediate Painting, Art, Acrylic, WaterColor, Tempera, Modeling Clay, and Art History.

The Painted Lotus 930 Galloway St Building 13 Suite 209, Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: 4th-8th Grade (9-14)

Kids

Thu. Jun. 7 5-9pm

45th Annual Altoona Cinder City Days

Featuring "Diamond Rio" on June 9th and Karaoke contest finale on June 8th at Altoona's new outdoor amphitheater at River Prairie Park. Other events include a carnival, boys baseball, softball, and dart tournaments; Spectrum Shuffle for Autism, quality craft & vendor sale, and a car show and charcoal chicken at 10th street park.

Most events at Cinder City Park, check website for full schedule/locations Spooner Ave and 10th St., Altoona

Cost: Diamond Rio Ticket Prices On Website |Free Admission To Other Parks

Age: All Ages

Kids

Thu. Jun. 7 5:30-8:30pm

Burger King Classic Car Show - Mopar Madness

Classic cars, vintage, antique, muscle cars and more. Fun for the entire family. This week’s theme is Mopar Madness.

Burger King - Hastings Way 926 S. Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Kids

Every Thursday from Jun. 7 to Jun. 28, 6-8pm;

Summer Rock Band Experience: Advanced

This program is led by two outstanding local musicians who are also experienced educators. Students will learn classic songs in a supportive environment as they work toward performing at Phoenix Park as part of the Family Day Downtown.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $99 for non-students; $49 for students

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