Events For 8/1/2015

Sat. Aug. 1

Blues on the Chippewa

Numerous musicians and music lovers from all over the country gather in Durand for the blues. Also featuring a craft show and classic car/motorcycle show.

Memorial Park, downtown Durand

Cost: See contact info for cost

Sat. Aug. 1

Chetek Crazy Days

Sidewalk and in-store sales throughout the city from early morning into the evening hours.

, City of Chetek

Sat. Aug. 1

Eau Claire County Fair

A youth and family-centered fair with animal judging, 4-H exhibits, low cost games and activities for children, educational exhibits and moderately-priced concessions including homemade pies.

Eau Claire County Expo Center 5530 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire

Sat. Aug. 1

Chippewa Valley Slam Fest

Four sporting events (basketball, volleyball, running, and bowling) rolled into one weekend filled with live music, great food, inflatables, vendor booths, and fun. CV Slam Fest will have something fun for everyone in the family. Join us this summer at Wagner's Lanes for a tradition in the making.

2159 Brackett Ave., Eau Claire

Sat. Aug. 1

Bloomer Community Fair

Live music, carnival, 4-H and FFA exhibits, merchant displays, demo derbies, tractor pull, and more. Parade on Sunday

Bloomer Community Fairgrounds 9th Ave., Bloomer

Sat. Aug. 1

19th Annual Hallie Youth Baseball Tournament

Players guaranteed three games. Individual awards for 1st & 2nd place in each group. Nine batting Cages available for warmups. Full concessions available.

Hallie Park, Lake Hallie

Cost: $200 for 8U, $300 for 9U, Entry fee is $350 for 10U, 11U & 12U, Entry fee is $400 for 13U & 14U

Sat. Aug. 1

Layne Yost

Layne Yost is a fun energetic musician who will be entertaining in the beautiful historic Sheeley House Saloon.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., chippewa falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Sat. Aug. 1

61st Annual Cadott Nabor Days

Live music, activities, food, fun for the whole family!! At Riverview Park in Cadott for more information call.

Riverview Park, Cadott

2-3:30am Sat. Aug. 1

Cinderella! If the Shoe Fits!

Students have worked together over the course of 3 weeks in order to put on this classic story with a new 80's twist.

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

Cost: $12, $8 for ages 12 & under

Age: All ages

7am-noon Sat. Aug. 1

Dog Agility & Open Show

4-H members compete in agility events with their dogs at 8am. Open show will run in conjunction. For each jump height - 4-H members will run first, then Open will follow. Dogs and Handlers must have participated in agility classes and be familiar with and competent on all agility obstacles in each course. Open = $10/2 runs. Free Parking and Food on the Grounds. www.eauclairecountyfair.com

Eau Claire Expo Center 5530 Fairview Dr, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE Admission, Open show = $10/2 runs

Age: All ages

7:30am-1pm Sat. Aug. 1

Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market

Seasonal, locally grown vegetables and fruits, plus baked goods, dairy products, meat, honey, maple syrup, flowers, and more. An art market featuring local artists appears most Saturdays throughout the season.

Phoenix Park Pavilions Riverfront Terr., Eau Claire

Age: all ages

7:30am-1pm Sat. Aug. 1

ARTmobile

Let's make some ART! All projects are free and open to the public! Art projects are designed for all-ages. There is a wide spectrum of art projects available to inspire you and your family to create.

Phoenix Park Riverfront Terrace - Phoenix Park, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

8am-1pm Sat. Aug. 1

Menomonie Farmer’s Market

Since 2000, this market has seen a remarkable growth in participation and sales. Farmer participation has increased from an average of 3-4 vendors in past seasons to 20 vendors at the peak of the summer harvest. A typical market day this past season had 15-20 farmers selling everything from vegetables to fruit, eggs, meats and handmade crafts.

Dunn County Fairgrounds 17th St. SE, Menomonie

Age: all ages

8am-2pm Sat. Aug. 1

Eau Claire Farmers Market

Fresh and organic vegetables, flowers, herbs, and ornamental plants.

Gordy's County Market 3310 E Hamilton Ave., Eau Claire

8-8:45am Sat. Aug. 1

Youth Boot Camp

30 minute boot camp for kids. Help your child improve strength and endurance. Instructor: Josh Bafford - voted Best in Wisconsin personal trainer for the Eau Claire area. Class held downstairs.

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: ages 7+

8-8:40am Sat. Aug. 1

PiYo Group Fitness Class

PiYo Live Group Fitness Class - an amazing blend of Pilates and Yoga inspired moves that will have you burning crazy calories and defining every muscle all with no jumping and low impact moves.

Flynn Elementary School 1430 Lee Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $5, first class is FREE

Age: 18+

9am-noon Sat. Aug. 1

ACT Prep Course

• Take two official, retired ACT exams and receive detailed results. • Write a practice essay using a typical ACT prompt and receive individual feedback. • Complete sample exercises and skill drills to review key concepts.…

UW - Eau Claire Campus

Cost: $199

Age: ages 15-18

9-9:30am Sat. Aug. 1

Serious Circuits

A 30 minute high intensity class. A mix of Cardio and strength training. Taught by personal Trainer Josh (voted best in Wisconsin for personal trainer in the Eau Claire area).

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $8

Age: 12 and up

9am-3pm Sat. Aug. 1

Crafters Market

Outdoor market of crafts to view and purchase. If interested in having a space, contact krystalmartinson@hotmail.com. Free Parking. Food on the Grounds. For more info go to www.eauclairecountyfair.com

Eau Claire Expo Center 5530 Fairview Dr, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE Admission

Age: All ages

9:30am-4pm Sat. Aug. 1

Pet Wash Fundraiser

Globe University's Vet Tech Club Students will be providing: Nail Trim $4, Anal Gland Expression $4, Ear Cleaning $4, Brushing $4, Bath w/ FREE Ear Cleaning $10, Package Deal $20 (Includes bath, ear cleaning, nail trim, anal gland expression, and brushing). All proceeds will be donated to Bob's House for Dogs!

Pet Food Plus 3460 Mall Dr, Eau Claire

Cost: Donations welcome

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sat. Aug. 1

Saturday Knit & Crochet Club

An informal club to work on projects, chat, and troubleshoot together. Bring your projects and we'll supply some coffee and pattern books for you to check out. No sign up required - just drop by when you can. We meet the first Saturday of each month from 10am-noon.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

10am-noon Sat. Aug. 1

L.E. Phillips Library: Read Off Your Fines

Fifteen minutes equals $1 off your fines. Check with Youth Services for details.

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

10am-noon Sat. Aug. 1

Field of Flowers Acrylic on Canvas Painting

For all the class of 1980 reunion participants, and any other party crashers, please join us in painting this Field of Flowers acrylic on canvas, $25 includes supplies. No mad painting skills required.

Galloway Grill, 409 Galloway, Eau Claire. email tina@canvasandsoul.com to register

Cost: $25 includes supplies

Age: 18+

10am-4pm Sat. Aug. 1

Antique Tractor Display

Display and view many tractors from various time periods. Free admission and free parking. Food available on the grounds. Visit online for more info.

Eau Claire Expo Center 5530 Fairview Dr, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

10am-4pm Sat. Aug. 1

Kids Days at Eau Claire County Fair

Games, face painting, petting zoo, Public Safety Displays, and inflatables. Free Admission and Free Parking. Small fee for games. Food on the Grounds. For more info go to www.eauclairecountyfair.com

Eau Claire Expo Center 5530 Fairview Dr, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: ages 2+

10am-noon Sat. Aug. 1

Off Road Bike Safety Trail Ride

Bring your bike and helmet to learn important Bike Safety Information for bikers of all ages, and then enjoy a leisurely ride through the beautiful trails of Lowes Creek County Park. Participants will have opportunity to be entered in drawings for prizes. Free Admission, Free Parking, and Food on the Grounds. More info at www.eauclairecountyfair.com

Eau Claire Expo Center 5530 Fairview Dr, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE Admission and FREE Parking

Age: All Ages

10am Sat. Aug. 1

Children's Bingo

A fun Tiny Tots Style Twist on an old family favorite game “BINGO”. Children will have fun learning numbers, interaction on chalk board & a chance to win cool prizes. Even a yummy ice cream cone of your flavor donated by “Sweets & Treat's“ candy store.

Tiny Tots Playhouse 320 S. Wisconsin St., Fall Creek

Cost: FREE; included with general playhouse admission of $4/child

Age: All aged children welcome

10:30am-4pm Sat. Aug. 1

FFA Day & Corn Feed

Agricultural Exhibits & Activities on Display throughout the day in the Kid's Day area. Enjoy the FFA Corn Feed while strolling the grounds or watching the FREE Cowboy Mounted Shooting Competition. Free Admission, Free Parking, and Food on the Grounds. For more info go to www.eauclairecountyfair.com

Eau Claire Expo Center 5530 Fairview Dr, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE Admission and FREE Parking, Fresh Corn on the Cob $1/ear, Popcorn $1/bag

Age: All ages

11am Sat. Aug. 1

Summer Fest & Family Night in the Park 2015

Come on down for one of the best events of the summer. Barstow Street turns into a pedestrian mall and features all kinds of entertainment, activities, food vendors, car show, and much more 11am-4pm. Afterwards head over to the Great…

S. Barstow Street & Phoenix Park, downtown Eau Claire

11am-noon Sat. Aug. 1

Eau Claire County Fair: Military Appreciation Day

Help us celebrate our appreciation of all Military personnel. All past and present military personnel and their families are invited to this event. Bring your colors and meet at the Pavilion at 10:45am. Color Guard Presentation, National Anthem, and guest speaker at 11am. Free Admission, Free Parking, and Food on the Grounds. For more info go to www.eauclairecountyfair.com

Eau Claire Expo Center 5530 Fairview Dr, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE Admission and FREE Parking

Age: All ages

noon-8pm Sat. Aug. 1

Open House & BYO Bloody Mary Bar

Join Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery for our annual Open House. To celebrate we'll bring back the "Build-Your-Own Bloody Mary Bar" and offer complimentary vodka samples as well as other fun promos Friday evening and all day Saturday! The Bloody Mary Bar is always a hit--get there early for the best fixings.

Infinity Beverages Winery, Banbury Place, Building 13 930 Galloway St. Building 13, Eau Claire

Age: 21+

noon-11pm Sat. Aug. 1

Summer Brewery Tour

Leave our store at noon on a charter bus stopping at craft breweries including Oliphant, Fair State Brewing, Surly Brewing Cooperative, and Big Wood Brewing with two stops yet to be added. Advance ticket purchase is for transportation only. Drinks and food not included. Returns at at 11pm. Call The Coffee Grounds with questions or to purchase tickets.

The Coffee Grounds 4212 Southtowne Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $29.99

Age: 21+

noon-5pm Sat. Aug. 1

Cowboy Mounted Shooting Show

Mounted Justice Cowboy Mounted Shooting Competition. Expert riding, marksmanship, and skilled shooting. Free Admission, Free Parking, and Food on the Grounds. For more info go to www.eauclairecountyfair.com

Eau Claire Expo Center 5530 Fairview Dr, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE admission and FREE parking

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Sat. Aug. 1

Historic Schlegelmilch House Tours

Preserved by the Chippewa Valley Museum as an example of a middle-class, turn-of-the-century home, the Schlegelmilch House is filled with furnishings from the earliest days of its long history. Enjoy self-guided tours and lawn games in the backyard. Ursula’s Pretzels and Bakeri items and Northwoods Brew Pub root beer available for purchase.

Schlegelmilch House Museum 517 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE, freewill offering welcome

Age: All ages

2-5pm Sat. Aug. 1

The Gators

The Gators will be playing a variety of music including old and new country, 60's, 70's, southern rock, jazz, blues, disco and some rock and roll (and don't forget a polka or waltz).

Mallard Resort 11939 170th St., Chippewa Falls

3-5pm Sat. Aug. 1

Acoustic Guitarist

Enjoy music this afternoon from acoustic guitarist and vocalist, Ariana.

The Coffee Grounds 4212 Southtowne Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

4-8pm Sat. Aug. 1

The Thundermen

The Thundermen take to the deck at Ted's Timberlodge on beautiful Lake Holcombe. Stop in by boat or car, have a burger and fries and dance to some of your favorite tunes.

Ted's Timber Lodge 26064 Cty Hwy M, Holcombe

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6-9pm Sat. Aug. 1

Lughnasadh

Lughnasadh or Lammas is an old Celtic holiday to mark the mid-point between Summer and Autumn. Please bring a dish to share, your own beverage, lawn chair, your own place setting (plates, napkin, silverware) and something from your garden (a flower, pebble, or something edible you've grown) that you think represents the season.

The Center 3701 Hwy 12 (E Clairemont Ave.), Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All are welcome

6:35pm Sat. Aug. 1

Eau Claire Express: feat. Cowboy Monkey Rodeo Entertainment Show

Attend a home game featuring the Eau Claire Express baseball team.

Carson Park Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: General admission: $7 general, $11 Superstition Sunday // Grandstand: $9 general, $13 Superstition Sunday // Box: $12 general, $16 Superstition Sunday // Fan Deck: $26 // Season tickets, 10- and 20-game voucher packs, and group discounts available

7-10pm Sat. Aug. 1

United Federation of Swing

Eau Claire, Wisconsin, the final frontier. These are the performances of the United Federation of Swing. Her undying mission: to explore strange new music, to seek out new charts and styles, and to boldly play what no one has played before. Comprised of local high school musicians from Eau Claire Memorial, we strive to bring quality musical entertainment to the greater Eau Claire area.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

7:30-9pm Sat. Aug. 1

Cinderella! If the Shoe Fits!

Students have worked together over the course of 3 weeks in order to put on this classic story with a new 80's twist.

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

Cost: $12, $8 for ages 12 & under

Age: All ages

8pm Sat. Aug. 1

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…

Foolish Pleasure Bar 114 5th Ave. S., Strum

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8:30-11:30pm Sat. Aug. 1

Layne Yost

Singer-Songwriter covering the likes of John Prine, Neil Young, and John Denver ... a little something for everyone.

The James Sheeley House 236 W River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9-11pm Sat. Aug. 1

Hobbs Observatory - Public Observing

Hobbs Observatory is open for public observing most clear Saturdays about an hour after sunset. Because of volunteer availability, the schedule varies month to month. Please check the CVAS website (www.cvastro.org) before visiting. Closed…

Hobbs Observatory @ Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Rd K, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE (donations accepted)

9:15pm Sat. Aug. 1

Brass Monkey

Recent-ish Top 40 & Pop Rock covers, played to perfection, for you to drink light beer to.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

10pm-2am Sat. Aug. 1

Yam Cannon

In 2006, Yam Cannon created Tuber Rock, which quickly became a worldwide sensation. Come see the band who defined a genre put Eau Claire on the international map.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

The Volume One Calendar is sponsored by Mayo Clinic Health System of Eau Claire

Ongoing Events For 8/1/2015

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Morning Fitness Class

Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until Sep. 1, 5:30-6:30am;