Music

Every Thursday from Jun. 7 to Aug. 30, 6-8:30pm;

Sounds like Summer Concert Series

The Sounds Like Summer Concert Series is Volume One's Thursday night gig in downtown Eau Claire's Phoenix Park. Local bands play to crowds each night on the banks of the Chippewa River in June, July, and August. Enjoy a pre-show set from area singer/songwriters at 6pm. Multiple food vendors will have food for sale. Pets are allowed at the concert.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Recreation

Thu. Jun. 7 6-8pm

Bike Week: Ride-In to Sounds Like Summer Concert

Bike to the Sounds Like Summer Concert at Phoenix Park, and arrive at the free Bike Valet service in Phoenix Park, and receive a special offer to redeem at the Volume One tent at the concert.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Hot Spots

Thu. Jun. 7 6pm

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: Waldemar + Nici Peper + Savannah Smith

Waldemar is lush and intricate, featuring dual drummers, trombone, synths, post-80's inspired guitars, poignant lyricism and layers of vocal harmonies. Nici Peper is an Americana singer-songwriter whose lyrics reflect the soul and honesty of their influences. Opener: Savannah Smith writes catchy folk-pop songs and on ukulele and guitar.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Hot Spots

Thu. Jun. 7 6:35pm

Eau Claire Express vs Bismarck Larks

The Eau Claire Express plays against the Bismark Larks. Express T-Shirts will be given away to fans. 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

Comedy

Thu. Jun. 7 8pm

Clear Water Comedy Presents Abby Marose

Up-and-coming comedian and host of the comedy storytelling event Real Shift at the Underground Comedy Corner in Minneapolis.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA | $3 with valid student ID

Hot Spots

Thu. Jun. 7 8-10pm

Live Music: Sundae & Mr. Goessl

Sundae + Mr. Goessl, features award-winning vocalist Kate Voss and Seattle's busiest freelance guitarist, Jason Goessl. This charming husband/wife duo incorporates humor, vintage style, interesting instrumentation, nostalgia and serious chops in their act.

Lazy Monk Brewing, LLC 97 West Madison Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Music

Thu. Jun. 7 10pm

Live Music: When Particles Collide

Live music at The Mousetrap featuring When Particles Collide, described by the Boston Herald as able to "deliver a straightforward pop nugget that pulls from Motown, heavy metal and equal parts Joan Jett and Nancy Sinatra." Doors open at 9pm, show starts at 10pm.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Hot Spots

Every Day from Jun. 8 to Jun. 10;

55th Annual Durand Funfest

Annual Durand Funfest held two weeks after Memorial Day Weekend. Carnival, beer garden, wrestling, glow party, live music, miss Durand pageant, Medallion Hunt, softball tournament, fishing contest, basketball tournament, parade, bean bag tournament, Disney Sing-a-long, pie & ice cream social, and more.

Memorial Park 2nd Avenue East, Durand

Community

Fri. Jun. 8 5-10am

Breakfast in the Valley

Celebrate the importance of agriculture in our local economy. Menu: scrambled eggs with ham, cheese, onions and mushrooms, muffins, sliced cheeses, cheese curds, bananas, coffee, milk and juice, traditional dessert of custard, corn flakes and strawberries.

Eau Claire County Expo Center 5530 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 for adults, $2 for children 3-12, 2 and younger are free

Age: All Ages

Kids

Every Day from Jun. 8 to Jun. 10, 8am;

Family Camp

Kick off the summer with the whole family up at Camp Manitou. Get involved in programming and activities like games, hobby activities, swimming, boating, and campfires. Camp counselors keep the energy high as they lead activities and encourage everyone to get involved.

Camp Manitou 27960 137th Street, New Auburn

Age: All Ages

Kids

Fri. Jun. 8 10:30-11am

Get Up & Go: Summer Ice Skating

Designed to keep your kiddos moving, these fun and physical games teach teamwork and skills that can carry home to your own backyard.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

Kids

Fri. Jun. 8 10:30-11:15am

Summer Story Time: Ice Cream

Kick off the summer story time series with a guest reader from Ramone's Ice Cream Parlor.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Kids

Fri. Jun. 8 11:30am-noon

Super Small Science: Mystery Sand

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age appropriate experiments.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

Kids

Fri. Jun. 8 3:30-5:30pm

Bloomer 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 Bloomer will be bringing a police car, fire truck & ambulance. This event is idea for children 5 years and under. The first 50 children receive a new FREE book & snack bag.

Bloomer Area Aquatic and Recreation Center 1731 17th Ave., Bloomer

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth to age 5

Food & Drink

Fri. Jun. 8 4-8pm

Netty Q's Italian Food Truck

Netty Q’s specializes in homemade rich delicious items and sides with flavor that will amaze you. Enjoy your delicious dinner with one of Lazy Monk's many cold tap biers while sitting on the outdoor patio.

Lazy Monk Brewing, LLC 97 West Madison Street, Eau Claire

Fitness

Fri. Jun. 8 5:45-6:45pm

Mini & Me Lyra (Aerial Hoop) Class

Feel like a kid again while bonding with your child in the lyra aerial hoop! We will learn some fun entrances, poses and tricks in the aerial hoop. No experience needed. Class limited to 7 adult/child pairs; be sure to pre-register on their website to secure your spot.

Moonrise Aerials Studio 800 Wisconsin Street; Banbury Place Building 13, Room 112, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 (for both you and your mini)

Recreation

Fri. Jun. 8 6-8pm

Bike Week: Biking Into History - City of Bridges

Join a fun ride to visit the many historic bridges of Eau Claire with a guide from the Chippewa Valley Museum, which will kick off their “Biking into History” series of rides this summer.

Meet at Family Video Parking Lot 10 W. Madison St., Eau Claire

Fitness

Fri. Jun. 8 6:45-7:45pm

Aerial Yoga Date Night

Grab your honey and spend the evening stretching together, in and out of the hammock. Romantic lighting, fun poses, and partner massages. No yoga or aerial experience needed. Certified instructor Alex will make sure you and your partner have fun and will offer modifications for poses as needed.

Moonrise Aerials Studio 800 Wisconsin Street; Banbury Place Building 13, Room 112, Eau Claire

Cost: $30 for both you and your date

Hot Spots

Fri. Jun. 8 7pm

Eau Claire Express vs Bismarck Larks: Bucket Ruckus Performance

The Eau Claire Express plays against the Bismark Larks. Bucket Ruckus will be performing during the game. Express hats will be given away to fans. There will be a postgame fireworks show. Gates at 6pm.

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

Hot Spots

Fri. Jun. 8 7-9pm

Live Music: Jim Phillips

Singer/songwriter/guitarist Jim Phillips (a.k.a. “Dr. Jim”) performs an eclectic mix of current and classic material that spans five decades; a mix of folk rock, classic rock, alternative pop, classic country, blues, and originals.

Raw Deal 603 S. Broadway St., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Fri. Jun. 8 7pm

Live Music: Proffunk

A quartet of many musical disciplines and experiences. Frank Watkins is on the keys and vocals, and axe-man Ryan Jones keeps things real. Selika Lawton is on vocals, keys and guitar and Clay Lawton holds down the low end. They bring funk, jazz, R&B and blues, playing an eclectic mix of covers and originals.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Fri. Jun. 8 7:30-10pm

Ani DiFranco with Special Guest Haley Heynderickx

Ani DiFranco is a singer, musician, poet, songwriter, and activist with 20+ albums. DiFranco's music has been classified as folk rock and alternative rock, although it has additional influences from punk, funk, hip hop and jazz. She has released all her albums on her own record label, Righteous Babe, giving her significant creative freedom.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $35-55

Age: All Ages

Music

Fri. Jun. 8 8-10pm

Christine Hitt CD Release Party

Critically acclaimed jazz singer & pianist Christine Hitt’s newest CD was produced by Grammy nominated pianist Geoffrey Keezer. This follow up to Hitt’s previous MAXJAZZ release is a swinging, hip romp through old & new standards.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $8 Advance Tickets, $10 Day Of Show

Age: All Ages

Music

Fri. Jun. 8 9pm-1am

Live Music: Contingency

Rock 'n roll covers from the 70s to today.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Recreation

Sat. Jun. 9 8am-noon

Bike Week: Road Ride

Participate in a road biking tour led with local bike enthusiasts. Travel about 30 miles through the Chippewa Valley and make a stop for a free snack! Helmets required.

SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar 615 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Recreation

Sat. Jun. 9 9am

12th Annual Lake Eau Claire Clear Water Triathlon & Picnic

This non-timed triathlon is a 2.5 mile walk/run, 1 mile paddle (canoe or kayak), and 8 mile bike ride on Lake Eau Claire. Entry fee includes a picnic dinner, beverages and great music. 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. No equipment provided.

Lake House Grill and Bar E19986 County Road ND, Augusta

Cost: Pre-Registration: $20 for under 12, $30 for 12+ | Day-Of: $40 for 12+

Age: All Ages

Causes

Sat. Jun. 9 9am

Hallie Optimist Golf Ball Scramble and Golf Ball Drop

Enjoy 18 holes of golf with special hole events, a picnic luncheon, prizes, and a silent auction. At the end of the event, a helicopter will fly marked golf balls above the green and drop them. If your numbered golf ball is closest to the tee you will win cash! Proceeds help the Hallie Optimist fund youth programs.

Lake Hallie Golf Course 2196 110th Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $75 per golfer or $260 for a foursome; Golf Ball raffle $5 each or 5 for $20

Age: Adults

Kids

Sat. Jun. 9 9:30am-2pm

Fly Fishing Clinic

Learn the ins and outs of fly fishing. The morning will involve learning how to tie flies and fishing knots and how to cast a fly rod. Then after lunch, you will travel to a local pond to try your hand at catching some fish with your very own flies.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Age: ages 12 and up (legal guardian)

Causes

Sat. Jun. 9 9:45am

9th Annual Spectrum Shuffle 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk

This fun run/walk is held as part of the Altoona Cinder City Days celebration. It benefits the Autism Society of the Chippewa Valley.

Cinder City Park Spooner Ave and 10th St., Altoona

Cost: $20-25 for individual or $15-20/family member

Age: All Ages

Leisure

Sat. Jun. 9 10am-5pm

44th Annual Parade of Homes

Tour 15 amazing home throughout the Chippewa Valley, presented by Great American Fireplace. Tickets available online, in advance at Royal Credit Union locations, or at the first home you visit.

Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association Board Room 4319 Jeffers Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $8 through June 8th, $10 June 9th - 16th

Kids

Sat. Jun. 9 10am-noon

Prevea + Chippewa Valley Family Present: Saturday Morning Hullabaloo

Hosted by acclaimed, kid-focused jazz player Tim Sullivan, these open air, interactive concerts will begin with an hour of music and games before our very special featured children's performers take over the park. Families are welcome to come and go as they enjoy the music, Farmers Market, and the Artist Market.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Recreation

Sat. Jun. 9 10am-2pm

Bike Week: CORBA Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day

Join Chippewa Off Road Bike Association (CORBA) for their 3rd annual event to get kids on mountain bikes. This event is for kids of all ages, and is free and open to the public. Parents, bring your bikes too! Sponsored by: Markquart Toyota.

Eau Claire County Expo Center 5530 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire

Education

Sat. Jun. 9 10am

Landscaping 101

This will be a beginner’s class on how to plan, layout, and install your own landscaping designs.

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

Words

Sat. Jun. 9 10am-noon

Rob Kuchta as Igmar Torfellsson

Igmar Torfellsson is Rob's story-telling persona. Igmar was a lumberjack in Paul Bunyan's camp and shares his personal stories and some borrowed tales. Join Rob for a tour to learn about camp life when the pines were tall, and lumber was king.

Paul Bunyan Logging Camp Museum 1110 Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: free with museum admission

Age: All ages

Education

Sat. Jun. 9 10am

Native Wildflower Sanctuary Tour

Join members of the Lake Wissota Garden Club for a guided tour. Club members will point out and identify the native wildflowers currently in bloom. Meet at the sanctuary sign/parking lot just south of the duck pond. Guided tours are held the second Saturday of the month, May through September.

Irvine Park Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Education

Every Day from Jun. 9 to Jun. 9, 3-6pm;

Embroidery Class

Embroidery Artist, Katie Lawver will teach you the techniques needed to make your own pin. Learn various stitches and walk away with the knowledge to complete any number of embroidery projects. Pre-Registration is required. Walk-ins welcome if space is available.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: Ages 12+

Open Houses & Shopping

Sat. Jun. 9 1-4pm

June Open House with Driven TV with Pat & Nicole

Stop out at Markquart Motors to enter for raffle prizes, support local food vendors, and listen to DJ entertainment. At 3pm listen to a presentation from Pat and Nicole of Driven TV. Shortly after, raffle winners will be drawn. You'll also be able to witness the trading of the Driven TV 2018 Chevy Silverado!

Markquart Motors 2191 S Prairie View Rd, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Food & Drink

Sat. Jun. 9 1-3pm

Brewery Tour

Discover the flavors and tastes of Germany and the Czech Republic. A guided visit through the authentic Bier Hall with memorabilia from Europe. Then, go behind the scenes to the brewing cellar will you learn the process and stages to brew amazing bier.

Lazy Monk Brewing, LLC 97 West Madison Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $10/person

Age: 21+

Hot Spots

Sat. Jun. 9 1:30-2:30pm

Hot Pockets Munch & Make

Munch on hot pockets and make a taco-themed earbud holder or pizza-themed clutch.

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

Cost: FREE

Hot Spots

Sat. Jun. 9 2-5pm

Live Music: Nick Foytik

An afternoon of live music by Nick Foytik. Wine, cheese and snacks available for purchase, so come, relax and enjoy. Feel free to bring a chair for this outdoor event. The event will be moved indoors in the case of rain. No beverage carry-in allowed.

Autumn Harvest Winery 19947 Cty Hwy J, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Visual Art

Sat. Jun. 9 3-5pm

Creating Public Mural Art: Panel Discussion

Molly Z. will join a panel of local artists and art leaders in a discussion centered around creating large-scale murals in a community. Guests include Greg Johnson of Artisan Forge, artist and 200 Main Gallery operator Jo Burke, and local artist Jason Anhorn. Artists and enthusiasts of all kinds are invited to participate in the discussion.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Sat. Jun. 9 5-8pm

Live Music: Mark Healey & Jim Schuh Duo

Mark and Jim each began playing music during the mid 1960s. Mark has been in the world famous band Badfinger since 1986. In 2009, Mark released his CD Inside Out. Recently, for the last six years, Jim played in his band Schuh Fly.

Dick’s Chalet 17415 Co. Hwy X, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Hot Spots

Sat. Jun. 9 6pm

Stanley Truck and Tractor Pull

Weigh in at 4pm with pull starting at 7pm. Mid-State Pullers of Wisconsin & NEW Motorsports sanctioned event.

Chapman Park 117 N Broadway, Stanley

Dance

Sat. Jun. 9 6:30-8pm

With the Shadow and the Light

Children and adults at the Swan Lake Ballet Studio, LLC learn diversity through dance, study classical ballet vocabulary, build up strong body, and experience creativity in dance. Children learn classical ballet choreography and perform at the Mabel Tainter Center of the Arts at the end of the school year in June.

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

Cost: Adult $15, Student/Senior $12, Child $10

Age: All Ages

Hot Spots

Sat. Jun. 9 6:35pm

Eau Claire Express vs Bismarck Larks

The Eau Claire Express plays against the Bismark Larks. There will be a pregame band performance, and a mystery mini bobblehead giveaway. 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

Sat. Jun. 9 7pm

Live Music: Kori Riesenweber with Dan Zerr

The evening will feature Kori's lead vocals and rhythm guitar with Dan Zerr singing harmonies and picking killer guitar solos. Dan collaborates with many local musicians and is a member of multiple bands. A night of original songs and acoustic covers from a variety of genres.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Comedy

Sat. Jun. 9 7-10pm

Live Music: Larry Heagle

Employing both stand up comedy and guitar-backed original tunes as well as hilarious musical send ups, Heagle's material runs the gamut from Norwegian snowmobiler's battling the elements to accepting mature middle age. Not much escapes Heagle's observation.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Leisure

Sat. Jun. 9 8pm

Anime Wars

Free movie at 10am (The Princess Bride) as well as the Anime Summer Wars. Yu-Gi-Oh games with all cards allowed, over-size gaming like Cosplay chess. Come in costume for the cosplay contest. Come as early as 9:30am. Lots of prizes.

Micon Cinemas Chippewa Falls 475 Chippewa Mall Dr., Chippewa Falls

Music

Sat. Jun. 9 8-11pm

Live Music: Howard "Guitar" Luedtke

Say the name Howard "Guitar" Luedtke, and little more needs to be said. Howard is a staple in the Blues scene and with good reason. He has 40 plus years of playing guitar in both the Midwest and on the international stage.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

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