Food & Drink

Fri. Aug. 31 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. Pair it with a delicious Lazy Monk bier and relax on the patio.

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

Cost: Food priced a la carte

Music

Fri. Aug. 31 5-8pm

Olive Sings at Together Farms Burger Night

Olive Sings is an acoustic duo made up of the sweet, brilliant vocal styling of Kayla Zoltak and the down home, old time sounds of Seth Gamble. At burger nights, burgers are made right on the farm using their 100% grass-fed beef. BYO chairs, tables, and blankets.

Together Farms W93 Norden Rd, Mondovi

Cost: FREE to attend; Burgers are $11-13

Age: All Ages

Visual Art

Fri. Aug. 31 6:30-8:30pm

Opening Reception: "The Big Paintings" by Denise Presnell

Although the imagery is rooted in nature and in particular - forest and water subjects - the style is abstract in direction. The mediums used are oil on canvas, acrylic and oil paint stick on canvas and a unique medium incorporating oil on Plexiglas mounted over oil pastel on linen mat board. The work expresses a sense of personal freedom.

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. Aug. 31 7-10pm

Live Music: Jackson Jalowitz

Takes life experiences and feelings, and makes people feel that with his Lyrics. Blending Some Traditional Covers with Country music from the 90's to what you hear on the Radio today, dusting in a few originals.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

Fri. Aug. 31 8:30pm

Live Music: Axtell

A lively Argentine-American acoustic duet with elements of Argentine and US folk and soul music. Their sound blends US Pop and R&B with Argentine Folk. An energetic live show with guitar and ukulele, as well as the less familiar charango (Andean lute), and bombo legüero drums.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 cover

Age: All Ages

Visual Art

Sep-Oct, consult venue for hours

Art at the Airport: Jeff Nelson + Rick Koziel

The photography of Jeff Nelson can be found in the airport's main terminal area, and work by Rick Koziel will hang in the hallways.

Chippewa Valley Regional Airport 3800 Starr Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Causes

Sat. Sep. 1 7:30am

36th Annual Leader-Telegram Buckshot Run for Special Olympics - Saturday

A 2 and 5 mile run/walk in and around beautiful Carson Park and downtown Eau Claire is ranked one of the top 10 races in Wisconsin. Check in begins at 7:30 AM, the 5 mile starts at 9 AM the 2 mile starts at 10:30 a.m., the Kids’ Fun Run begins at 11:30 a.m. and awards are at Noon.

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $20-$35

Age: All Ages

Recreation

Sat. Sep. 1 10am-4pm

52nd Annual Buttercup Whitewater Slalom Race - Chippewa River

Class II whitewater slalom race. A citizen level race that draws competitors from across the United States and as well as abroad. Great spectator viewing from the foot bridge that crosses over the coarse or from the shore line.

Old Hwy 178 Bridge Hwy 178 North, Jim Falls

Education

Sat. Sep. 1 11am-1pm

Stained Glass Painting Returns

Back by popular demand, Dawn Pardun will be offering a stained glass painting class in the Dabble Box. All materials are provided. Registration is required. Register online or call Information & Reference.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

Education

Sat. Sep. 1 1pm

Maker Workshop: Hand-Painted Signs with Chicory Lane & Co.

A 60 minute workshop with one of the local Chippewa Valley makers that make goods for The Local Store. Work with Katie of Chicory Lane & Co. to learn techniques of stenciling and hand lettering to create a custom hand painted wood sign to take and display at home.

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

Cost: $25 (pre-registration required)

Food & Drink

Sat. Sep. 1 5-8pm

Sam Ness at Together Farms Burger Night

Sam Ness's alternative folk sound resonates with listeners everywhere. At burger nights, burgers are made right on the farm using their 100% grass-fed beef. BYO chairs, tables, and blankets.

Together Farms W93 Norden Rd, Mondovi

Cost: FREE to attend; Burgers are $11-13

Age: All Ages

Music

Sat. Sep. 1 7-10pm

Live at the Acoustic Cafe: WolfSong

Introducing WolfSong, Kai Ulrica and Nikk Wolfe of Wolves at the Door on Acoustic guitars and vocals joined by Larry Past on upright bass and vocals playing Acoustic Electric Euro-gypsy rock in the country.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Sat. Sep. 1 8-11pm

Live Music: Steven John Rindt

Singer/songwriter Steven John Rindt is a finger-style guitarist who utilizes both blues and classical styles to give popular songs from the 60's-current releases a crisp an intriguing sound.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

Sat. Sep. 1 8:30pm

Karen Meat and Dana T Live

Karen Meat is a pop rock project of Arin Eaton based between Des Moines and Iowa City. The band itself is a moody character, a sequined oversized sweater, crooning melodies and lyrics of a bored generation. Karen Meat glitters with memorable beats, 60s-girl-pop inspired vocals, guitar solos by Dana, and coordinated outfits.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 advance; $10 at the door

Age: All Ages

Hot Spots

Sun. Sep. 2 1:30-4pm

Summer Concert Sundays: Brian Bethke

Enjoy a Sunday afternoon with some tunes in the vineyard with local favorite Brian Bethke and some wines. It is recommended to bring your own seating.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Comedy

Sun. Sep. 2 8pm

Derek Hughes

Welcoming the “Stand Up Magician” Derek Hughes, have been enjoyed by audiences and critics alike, with the New York Times calling him “thoroughly entertaining.” Hughes has performed his magic on MTV, VH1, Comedy Central, and the CW’s Penn & Teller: Fool Us.

Memorial Student Center, Great Hall (on the upper level) 302 10th Avenue East, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Causes

Mon. Sep. 3 noon-3pm

Doggie Swim Fest

The Fairfax Pool will be open exclusively to the canine crowd for this special event. Activities include water retrieval, open swim, and a lure course. Concessions available. All dogs participating must show proof of current vaccinations. Sorry, no people in the pool on this day. All proceeds benefit Eau Claire's Off-Leash Dog Park.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10/dog, Spectators free

Community

Mon. Sep. 3 6-6:30pm

Silent Peace Walk

Enjoy one of the last beautiful summer eves walking together in peace. After brief opening remarks, walk together in mindful silence for about 20 minutes, then close with a community wish for peace. Please, no political signs, buttons, or clothing.

Riverfront Park Bridge St. and River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Words

Tue. Sep. 4 7pm

6x6 Reading Series: Work and Play

Areading series sponsored by the Chippewa Valley Writers Guild and hosted by Jan Carroll. The third 6x6 reading features Billy Krause, Kathie Schneider, John Walker, Ron Davis, Yvette Flaten, and CeCelia Zorn. Readers will share on the theme of Work and Play. Everyone welcome.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Tue. Sep. 4 8pm

Jon Fisher

Jon has played across the country, opening for a number of well known acts including Hannibal Buress, Dane Cook, Natasha Leggero, and many more. Jon’s acoustic pop and hip hop comedic stylings combine social commentary, observational humor, and pop-culture references.

Memorial Student Center, Great Hall (on the upper level) 302 10th Avenue East, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Education

Wed. Sep. 5 4-5pm

Savvy Seniors Series

As part of The Classic’s ongoing Savvy Seniors Series program, Classic Head Chef, Steve Knowlton will present “Tips, Tricks, & Techniques for a Small Batch Healthy Cooking Lifestyle.

The Classic at Hillcrest Greens 2455 Sawgrass Pl, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Recreation

Wed. Sep. 5 6-8pm

Pure Water Paddlers Social Paddle: Timber Terrace

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.

Timber Terrace Boat Landing Pumphouse Rd, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Leisure

Wed. Sep. 5 8pm

The Good Place Trivia Night

How much do you know about The Good Place? Put a team together and show off! No need to preregister, just show up ready to play. Food, beverage, and event prizes for the winning teams.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Kids

Every Thursday from Sep. 6 to Feb. 21 2019, 8:30-9:30am; Every Thursday from Sep. 6 to Feb. 21 2019, 9:30-10:30am; Every Friday from Oct. 19 to Mar. 29 2019, 8:30-9:30am; Every Friday from Oct. 19 to Mar. 29 2019, 9:30-10:30am;

Open Freestyle Skate

Open figure skating time for all ages. All skaters must pay admission, including coaches.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $8/session or $16 for both sessions OR City Pass (2 punches/session)

Education

Thu. Sep. 6 5pm

Fall Porch Pot Workshop

Create your own fall porch pots to add great fall color to your home. A unique selection of fall plants that can handle the cold weather and will give you nice color for the whole season.

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

Cost: Build your own; only pay for what you take home

Hot Spots

Thu. Sep. 6 5:30-8:30pm

Burger King Classic Car Show - Last Summer Show

Classic cars, vintage, antique, muscle cars and more. Fun for the entire family. The final show of the year. Celebrate a great season.

Burger King - West Side 2833 North Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Food & Drink

Thu. Sep. 6 6-9pm

Salsa Fest

A buffet of 12 salsa. Plenty of beer, wine, and cocktails to drink with your salsa and chips. Friendly salsas for everyone and some blow your lid salsas for the daredevils.

K-Point Brewing at The Coffee Grounds 4212 Southtowne Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

Words

Thu. Sep. 6 7pm

Cold Cases of West - Central Wisconsin

Eau Claire area true crime author Robert Dudley will review several cases from his new book, "Cold Cases Of West-Central Wisconsin." Dudley will discuss the 1921 ambush shooting of Eau Claire's Chief of Police Elmer Sundby, the 1996 disappearance of 15-year-old Sara Bushland from the rural Spooner area, and the 2001 murder of Eau Claire's Angelina Wall.

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

Music

Thu. Sep. 6 7-9pm

Live Music: Lacey Canfield

With smooth, understated vocals, Canfield's voice has been described as "the musical equivalent to being wrapped in a warm blanket." She exhibits a nuance and subtlety in her singing that captivates her listeners, and rises above her sparse and ethereal arrangements.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Thu. Sep. 6 7-9pm

Live Music: 7Swing

7Swing is a dance band as well as the perfect band to sit back and relax with. Featuring Cathy Reitz on vocals, a rhythm section and Band and Swing favorites of the 30's, 40's and 50's, along with 3 horns make up the group.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Kids

Thu. Sep. 6 8-10pm

Movies Over Menomin: Back To The Future

An evening of free cinematic entertainment on the Library lawn. Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the maverick scientist Doc Brown.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Comedy

Thu. Sep. 6 8pm

Clear Water Comedy Presents: David Venhuizen

David Venhuizen is a Los Angeles based stand-up comedian originally from Armour, South Dakota. He’s performed at comedy festivals such as Bridgetown, SF Sketchfest, Moontower, LA Riot and appeared in videos for Funny or Die. He also runs a comedy show called Idiots in Los Angeles and has been driving the same Truck for 17 years.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

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

Age: All Ages

Music

Thu. Sep. 6 8pm

Win and Woo w/ HRMNY

Win and Woo are an EDM duo from Chicago, Illinois. This duo has been exposed to a large variety of audiences from remixing top hits to getting on national television during NBC’s Sunday Night Football.

Memorial Student Center, Terrace (on the upper level) 302 10th Avenue East, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

Visual Art

Fri. Sep. 7 9am-5pm

5th Annual Yellowstone Art Trail

27 artists at 9 locations. Showcasing original, handmade fine art, wood crafts, metal sculptures, stain glass, pottery, fiber art, jewelry and more. Purchase items for sale, many artist demos plus visit historical places and specialty shops on the tour. Brochures with maps available in area businesses, from the artists or on their website.

Cadott, Boyd & Eastern Lake Wissota Wisconsin

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Food & Drink

Fri. Sep. 7 10am-3pm

Donut Fry

United Methodist Women donut fry. Call ahead for advanced orders.

Jim Falls United Methodist Church 13883 County Hwy S South, Jim Falls

Cost: $4/dozen

Age: All Ages

Food & Drink

Fri. Sep. 7 5-8pm

Steven John Rindt at Together Farms Burger Night

A finger-style guitarist who utilizes both blues and classical styles to give popular songs from the 60’s-current releases a crisp an intriguing sound. At burger nights, burgers are made right on the farm using their 100% grass-fed beef. BYO chairs, tables, and blankets.

Together Farms W93 Norden Rd, Mondovi

Cost: FREE to attend; Burgers are $11-13

Age: All Ages

Music

Fri. Sep. 7 7-10pm

Live Music: Luminescence

The Luminescence trio is a jazz combo with an instrumentation inspired by UW- Eau Claire Alum John Raymond and his group Real Feels. The Luminescence is a must-see group of the year for their emotional intimacy, poise, and electricity on the bandstand.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

Fri. Sep. 7 8pm

The Metro Presents: The 4onthefloor

4 on the Floor showcases their roots in blues, post-pop punk, with hooks and sing-a-longs you'd find in all the best road trip anthems. Their stage shows are memorable, high-octane, and energetic.

The Metro 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $12 adv; $18 door

Music

Fri. Sep. 7 8pm

Gallery Friday: Gaelynn Lea

Gaelynn Lea won NPR Music's 2016 Tiny Desk Contest after two decades of hard work. Since then she has played 250+ shows in 42 states and seven countries. She's played everywhere from coffee shops, bars, schools, festivals, to famous venues like Nashville's Music City Roots, The Kennedy Center, House of Blues, and more.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

Music

Fri. Sep. 7 9pm-1am

Live Music: Bumblefist

Bumblefist's motto is to “rock at random”, going from Bon Jovi to Seether to P!nk to Jackyl then round it out with selections from Heart, Buckcherry, Collective Soul, Journey, Ozzy, Katy Perry, Kings of Leon, Lita Ford, Kid Rock, No Doubt, The Offspring, Megadeath, and many more.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Recreation

Sat. Sep. 8 7am-noon

Tiffany Train Ride

Ride the rails through the Tiffany Wetland Bottoms with the Citizen Science staff from Beaver Creek Reserve. Spend the morning on an open-air, antique train while exploring the wetlands. The round-trip ride will let you see what makes these wetlands so unique and important.

Tiffany Wildlife Area WI-25, Nelson

Cost: Friends $25; Nonmembers $35

Kids

Sat. Sep. 8 10am-noon

Centershot Youth Archery

An 8-week course for youth ages 10+. No experience is necessary, and bows are provided. Call or email to register.

Chippwa Valley Bible Church 531 E. South Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 10 yrs. and older

Food & Drink

Sat. Sep. 8 10am-6pm

Fall Festival at Autumn Harvest Winery

Live music will be performed by alt-county/folk band Feeding Leeroy on Saturday from 11am-2pm, and 4-piece acoustic Nashville recording artist Ellie May Kay on Sunday from 10am-6pm. Life Support BBQ will serve food on both days, and Marigold Cafe will be there on Sunday.

Autumn Harvest Winery 19947 Cty Hwy J, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Food & Drink

Sat. Sep. 8 11am-3:30pm

Community Table Bus Tour

Lazy Monk Brewing, River Bend Winery & Vineyard, and Brewster Bros. Brewing Co. have teamed up for an awesome day of fun for a great cause. All Ticket Proceeds for this tour are going to benefit The Community Table, a local non-profit that "has been nourishing Eau Claire by serving nutritious, hot meals every day to our neighbors since 1993.

Pick-Up Zone at the Galloway Street Parking Garage 370 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $60

Age: 21+

Kids

Sat. Sep. 8 11am-3pm

Cornerstone Fun Fest

Cornerstone Fun Fest features a petting zoo, face painting, carnival games, a bounce climb slide inflatable, and live music.

Cornerstone Christian Church 310 W. Polk Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Causes

Sat. Sep. 8 11:30am-4pm

17th Annual Win A Harley Raffle Benefit and Chicken Dinner

Hosted by UCP of West Central Wisconsin. Franzwa's Chicken Dinner starts at 11:30am and the drawing is at 2:30pm. Tickets can still be purchased before the drawing. All proceeds go to helping people with disabilities live life without limits.

Sport Motors Harley-Davidson 2452 Hallie Rd, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE to Attend. Raffle Tickets: $5/each or $10/3

Age: All Ages

Community

Sat. Sep. 8 1-5pm

Uniroyal Closure 26th Anniversary Gathering

Celebration of the 26th anniversary of Uniroyal plant closure. All former employees and guests are welcome. Contact Sue McMahon with any questions.

Happy Hollow Tavern 1628 N Hillcrest Pkwy, Altoona

Cost: Cash Bar and food available.

Food & Drink

Sat. Sep. 8 2-5pm

5th Annual Hops 4 Hockey Beer Fest

A gathering of friends, hockey fans, and beer lovers. Featuring hundreds of local, regional, and national craft beers. Proceeds from the event are used to support hockey programs in the Chippewa Valley. Ticket includes complimentary brew pub pizza and commemorative tasting glass.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: 21+

Causes

Sat. Sep. 8 2-6pm

Lake Hallie Food Fest

The Food Fest helps support the Lake Hallie Canine Program and Lake Hallie Peace Memorial Park redevelopment. There will be live music from 2-6pm on Saturday, and 12-3pm on Sunday. 25 craft and business vendors, kids zone with inflatables, a variety of food trucks and vendors, beer tent, and wine from infinity beverages.

Peace Memorial Park 4902 117th Street, Lake Hallie

Food & Drink

Sat. Sep. 8 5-8pm

Kelsey Miles at Together Farms Burger Night

One of Wisconsin’s newest and hottest high-energy rock, blues, and soul performer. Every live performance is dripping with soul. At burger nights, burgers are made right on the farm using their 100% grass-fed beef. BYO chairs, tables, and blankets.

Together Farms W93 Norden Rd, Mondovi

Cost: FREE to attend; Burgers are $11-13

Age: All Ages

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