Events For 5/23/2015

7:30am-1pm Sat. May. 23

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

8am-5pm Sat. May. 23

HUGE 12th Annual Thrift Sale

Discover bargains that can only be found at one of the largest thrift sales in the area. Get glassware, electronics, media, vintage items, furniture, trendy apparel, accessories, toys, large specialty pieces, and so much more.

The Church House 1009 6th Street E, Menomonie

8am Sat. May. 23

The Oz Run

A local race benefitting Irvine Park, Veterans Assistance Foundation, and Wisconsin Veterans Home at Chippewa Falls. Half marathon starts at 8am; 5K run/walk starts at 8:30am.

Northern Wisconsin State Fair Grounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25-$65

8am-1pm Sat. May. 23

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

8:30-9:30am Sat. May. 23

Z.Vida Fitness ZUMBA Class

Join us for an exhilarating hour of fun Zumba fitness. Classes are geared to accommodate all ages and fitness levels. Throw on some comfy workout gear, grab a water bottle, and get ready for a crazy great time of burning calories while dancing among friends. Need not be coordinated to attend.

The Center, 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

9am-3pm Sat. May. 23

Spaced Out Furnishings Memorial Day Sale

Great collection of midcentury modern and vintage industrial furnishings. Upholstered furniture, dining sets, occasional tables, desks, dressers, lighting, art work, collectibles and much more! All upholstery is new or recently cleaned.

Spaced Out Furnishings 3728 Timber Creek Ct., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

9:30am-10:30pm Sat. May. 23

TurboKick with Steph

Get hooked on the Turbo high! With cardio kickboxing and body-sculpting dance moves choreographed to the hottest music mixes, you'll get lean and toned—and have a blast doing it. It's high intensity offered with options for low-impact,…

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness 308 N Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

10am-4pm Sat. May. 23

ARTmobile at Oakwood Mall

The ARTmobile connects children with the visual arts. Its purpose is to provide fun and relevant art projects that have an educational aspect to them. These art projects are intended to take less than a half hour to create, under the guidance and supervision of the parent or guardian of the child.

Oakwood Mall 4800 Golf Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

10am-1pm Sat. May. 23

Ager Association Open House

An Ager Association member will conduct tours in the house and provide background about Waldemar Ager, whose house is now a museum and meeting place for members and the general public. Another member will be present to assist people…

Ager House 514 W. Madison St., Eau Claire

10am Sat. May. 23

March Against Monsanto

Meet up at the Federal Building (on Barstow across from Acoustic cafe), then we will march and gather at Wilson Park.

11am-12:15pm Sat. May. 23

Gentle Yoga-All Levels

All levels gentle yoga class, focusing on the basics of yoga postures and breath control. Class ends and begins with a short guided meditation. Great for beginners or experienced practitioners looking for a gentle class.

Being Human Yoga-at The Core 129 Main Street, Menomonie

Cost: $12 drop in or $10 with purchase of a punch card

11am-12:45pm Sat. May. 23

Aphrodisiac Infused Yoga for Women

A 3 week Series Saturdays, May 16, 23, 30 11-12:45 at The Center EC Single drop in: $25 Whole series: $60 Register+pay in advance: $54 REGISTER HERE--> Join Kerri of Apothekerri…

The Center EC 3701 Hwy 12, Eau Claire

Cost: $25

noon-2pm Sat. May. 23

Wearable Art

Eau Claire's scarf painting experience! Wearable Art is a 1.5 to 2-hour workshop with friends and wine as you create your own painted scarf and learn a little bit about textile art. An instructor will guide you through the creation of your…

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

1-3pm Sat. May. 23

Beekeeping in the Chippewa Valley w/ Drew Kaiser & Ellen Sorenson

Are you concerned about honeybees and interested in learning more ways for you to get involved? Join Drew Kaiser and Ellen Sorenson, local beekeepers, for an informational and hands-out presentation of how you can help save the bees. You'll have a chance to taste different honeys and learn more about the laws, practice and support for beekeeping in the Chippewa Valley.

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

1-9pm Sat. May. 23

Rush River Folk Festival

The 2nd annual Rush River Folk Festival features food, art, and music all day in a beautiful setting near Durand and Stockholm! A folk artist from Minneapolis, Heatherlyn, headlines the show, joined by Little Wing, Larry Past, Kari Tauring,…

Vino in the Valley W3826 450th Ave, Maiden Rock

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

1:30-2:30pm Sat. May. 23

Jedi Knight Academy

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, a group of young people banded together to form the Jedi Knight Academy. Come along as we train to join the elite rank of the Jedi, from light saber fighting technique to agility to learning and abiding by the Jedi Code. Join us as we discover the Force.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Y Member $30 | Non-Member $40

Age: ages 7-10

1:30pm Sat. May. 23

Essential Oils Classes

1:30pm Intro Class: A way to discover all the possibilities of essential oil blends and how to cater to your specific needs. 3:30pm Outdoor oils- With our coveted Wisconsin summers right around the corner, learn how to incorporate essential oils into your own sunscreen, bug spray, and more.

Raw Deal 603 S. Broadway St., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

2-6pm Sat. May. 23

The Thundermen

The Thundermen play your favorite tunes from the 50's 60's and 70's on the deck at Gilligans. Stop in and to just listen and have a bite to eat or dance and get some sand between your toes.

Gilligan's 2542 8 1/4 Avenue, Chetek

3-4:30pm Sat. May. 23

Adventure Club

The Adventure Club is a safe and supportive environment in which participants will be encouraged to step outside of their comfort zones to experience a sense of accomplishment as individuals and as a team. This program will feature a new adventure every week.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $20 for spring session

Age: ages 10-15

3-7pm Sat. May. 23

Bear Creek Band

Bear Creek Band is a four piece "extreme variety" band that features an excellent female vocalist and covers popular tunes ranging from Lady Antebellum to Lady GaGa.

Ted's Timber Lodge 26064 Cty Hwy M, Holcombe

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6-9pm Sat. May. 23

Bluegrass Rendezvous

A jam for acoustic string players. Listeners welcome.

Hope Lutheran Church, 2226 Eddy Ln., Eau Claire

7-10pm Sat. May. 23

Secondhand Hearts

Secondhand Hearts is Marjorie Craemer and Daniel Zerr, playing guitars and ukuleles and harmonizing through diverse song selections from the Everly Brothers, the Velvet Underground, Allison Krause and Robert Plant, Dar Williams, and many others, as well as original compositions.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

8pm Sat. May. 23

Left Wing Bourbon

Blues, funk- feel good! Live soul music at Jakes Tiki Bar!!

Jake's Supper Club E5690 County Rd. D, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

8:30pm-12:30am Sat. May. 23

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…

MD's Flambeau Resort & Campground W10355 Co. Rd. D,, Holcombe

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8:30pm Sat. May. 23

Two Way Street

Mick and Dave return to Sammy's Pub playing a variety of tunes for your dancing or listening pleasure.

Sammy's Pizza 2812 London Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $2

Age: 21+

9pm-1am Sat. May. 23

The Night Hawks

The Night Hawks make there debut gig at the Hideout. Classic Rock is there thing. If you love to dance you're going to love this band! The Band starts at 9:00PM

Gypsy Hideout, Hersey

Cost: Free

Age: 21+

9pm-1am Sat. May. 23

Twisted Rhythm

Variety rock hits performed by attractive nerds.

Cornell Lake Resort 16918 190th Ave, Bloomer

Age: 21+

9:30pm Sat. May. 23

Sonic Void

Four piece cover band that plays a mixture of hits from the 70s to current rock, and provides a DJ to play before the band starts and during breaks.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

10pm-2am Sat. May. 23

Bear Creek Band

Bear Creek Band is a well established four piece "extreme variety" band that features an excellent female vocalist and covers popular tunes ranging from Lady Antebellum to Lady GaGa

Lisa's G Spot Tavern & Campground N8837 Bridge Drive, Jump River

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

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

Ongoing Events For 5/23/2015

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Morning Fitness Class

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

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