Events For 06/08/2017

Thu. Jun. 8

3rd Annual Blue Ox Music Festival

A three-day outdoor music festival celebrating the best of bluegrass, roots, and Americana music. Full schedule available online. Performances by Horseshoes & Hand Grenades, WIllie Watson, Dead Horses, Evergreen Grass Band, Them Coulee Boys, LASKA, Punch Brothers, Greensky Brothers, Railroad Earth and many more.

Blue Ox Music Festival Grounds 5024 Crescent Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $143 for 3 day GA; +$25 for car camping

Thu. Jun. 8

Cinder City Days

Outdoor concert on June 10th (Blackhawk), carnival, softball, baseball, car show, darts and bean bag tourney, charcoal chicken in the park. Craft & vendor sale, Spectrum Shuffle Run/Walk For Autism, Doll & Pet Parade, Car Show, BBQ contest, karaoke sing-off, and more. Find more on Facebook.

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

Cost: FREE; $17 daily wristband to carnival

Thu. Jun. 8

Intro to Firefighter I

Introduces the student to the basic skills and techniques used in firefighting. Includes a variety of fire-related topics which are reinforced and enhanced through practical skills actives. Participants will stay in the UWEC residence halls.

CVTC- Emergency Service Education Center 3623 Campus Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $500

Age: Ages 16+

6:45-7:30am Thu. Jun. 8

Hot YogaRoom Express Flow

This express class option is for you to still get in your practice with plenty of time to get ready for your day. You will work every part of your body building strength, fluidity and balance while linking breath to continuous movement.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 Drop In, Punch card & Membership Available

7am-5pm Thu. Jun. 8

14th Annual Women's Business Conference

Attendees learn from established members of the business community in Western Wisconsin, talk to business assistance providers, and network with over 500 emerging entrepreneurs. More than 100 businesses will be on hand to display their services and products in the exhibitor hall. Twenty educational sessions and roundtables cover a wide range of topics, and one-on-one counseling is available to discuss specific business questions.

Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: Registration fee information available online

9-11am Thu. Jun. 8

Chippewa Valley Generations Choir

Cathy Reitz, director of the Chippewa Valley Community Choir, Chippewa Valley Youth Chorus, and the Stand In the Light Dementia choir, has created a new opportunity for singers of all ages to make music together. Singers young and old of all ages are welcome to join. Performance: July 8th at the The Inaugural Family Day in Downtown Eau Claire.

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd 1120 Cedar St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20 per person or participate as a whole family for $30

Age: Ages 6+ (adults included)

9am-noon Thu. Jun. 8

Tiny Tots Playhouse - Open Play

An interactive playhouse where children can bring their parents, grandparents or caregivers for a day of creative, memory-making fun.

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

Cost: $4/child

Age: All Ages

9:15-10:15am Thu. Jun. 8

Gentle Yoga for Health, Longevity, and Happiness

Health is necessary in order to pursue any of the 4 aims of life: purpose, wealth, enjoyment or freedom. Therefore, you must know it. Meditation combined with physical activity is a powerful formula to address clarity of mind, feeling energetic, avoiding illness, and strength. Results of yoga practice often include naturally occurring peace, joy, and happiness.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

9:30am Thu. Jun. 8

MOMS Club of the Eau Claire Area

Are you an at-home mom? Come to the monthly planning meeting for MOMS Club Eau Claire-North. Learn about how MOMS Club helps at-home moms socialize, make friends, plan activities, go on field trips, and share in the joys of being an at-home mom.

Hope Lutheran Church 2226 Eddy Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9:30-11:30am Thu. Jun. 8

Play & Learn

You and your child will enjoy free play, songs, dancing, stories, crafts & snacks. Here you will find playing & learning go hand in hand. Come & experience learning through the eyes of your child.

River Source Family Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages Birth to age 5

9:30-11am Thu. Jun. 8

Phenology Hike for Elder Explorers

This naturalist led, 60-minute hike on Reserve trails, will document the changes taking place in the woods at the Reserve. The hike will be capped off with coffee and a treat, and further discus¬sion. Hikers should expect about a mile long hike with uneven terrain and stairs to negotiate.

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

Cost: Friends $3 (per hike) Nonmembers $5 (per hike)

Age: 55+

9:30-11am Thu. Jun. 8

Phenology Hike for Elder Explorers

This naturalist led, 60-minute hike on Reserve trails, will docu­ment the changes taking place in the woods at the Reserve. Hikers should expect about a mile long hike with uneven terrain and stairs to negotiate. This program is targeted for adult nature lovers 55 and older.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Cost: $3-5

10am-4pm Thu. Jun. 8

Wellness Days for Hmong Elders

Each 4-hours wellness days includes an exercise class, healthy lunch, health-related presentations, and unstructured social time. The goal is to enhance Hmong elders' quality of life by providing programming that reduces social isolation, increases physical and mental health literacy, and improve English proficiency.

Boys and Girls Club of the Greater Chippewa Valley, Mary Marquart Center 1005 Oxford Avenue, Eau Claire

10-10:45am Thu. Jun. 8

Sky Stories

It's a starry, starry night (or day) at the Museum. Check out their new Planetarium for an out-of-this world show. Visitors will lie down under the stars and hear all kinds of stories about the constellations in tonight's sky.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11am-2pm Thu. Jun. 8

Planning For Tomorrow

Lunch and a lively discussion about senior care options and how to finance them. Then, learn how to protect yourself from identity theft.

Wissota Place Senior Living 2801 Cty Hwy I, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11:30am-7pm Thu. Jun. 8

Dollar Swim Day: Hawaiian Day

Anyone who wears Hawaiian themed attire pays $1 admission.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $1/person or Season Pass; Children 2 & under are free

Age: All Ages

noon-1pm Thu. Jun. 8

Universal Yoga

Universal Yoga is an authentic system of yoga. Goals of practice include increasing strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, will power, energy level, and finding stillness of the mind. Classes are appropriate for beginners to seasoned practitioners.

PRAJNA pilates | yoga | beyond 705 S. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15; or punch card

Age: 16+

noon-6pm Thu. Jun. 8

200 Main: Jo Burke + Jody Balow + Lissa Siedow

Gallery and Studios in downtown Eau Claire. Featuring artwork for purchase by Jo Burke, Jody Balow and home decor by Lissa Siedow, we also host local visiting artists and frequent receptions to celebrate the arts in our community.

200 Main - Gallery & Studios 200 Main St., Eau Claire

noon-5pm Thu. Jun. 8

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

1-1:30pm Thu. Jun. 8

Dr. Labcoat's Exploratorium

Join Dr. Labcoat for demonstrations and experiments that are sure to entertain and amaze you.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

1:10-2pm Thu. Jun. 8

Pranayama Yoga (Breath Control)

The powerful benefits from learning breath control are often overlooked in most Western yoga classes. If you would like to gain energy, get out of the 'fight or flight' mode most of us are in from stressful lives, and prepare for meditation, then this is the class for you.

PRAJNA pilates | yoga | beyond 705 S. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15, or punch card

Age: 18+

4pm Thu. Jun. 8

Shootin' Down Senior Hunger Trap Shoot

The Annual Trap Shoot is a partnership with Rod & Gun of Eau Claire and Meals on Wheels. Proceeds directly benefit food cost for those on the program. This event is for beginners and expert, has a silent auction, and $5 dinner option.

Eau Claire Rod & Gun Club 801 Schoettl Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $50 pre-register, $60 walk in

4-4:30pm Thu. Jun. 8

Make Your Own Ice Cream

Learn how to make a tasty summertime treat with the CMEC Playologists.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

5pm Thu. Jun. 8

Wisconsin Bike Week: Meet-Up & Ride-In to Sounds Like Summer Concert Series

Find fellow bicyclists at separate meet-up points in Eau Claire and Altoona to ride in to the Sounds Like Summer Concert Series in Phoenix Park. Participate in the Ride-In, arrive at the free Bike Valet service at Phoenix Park, and receive a special offer to redeem at the Volume One tent at the concert. Helmets required.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

5:15-5:45pm Thu. Jun. 8

Mat Pilates

Mat Pilates series is open to all levels and all ages. Regularly practicing Pilates improves posture, flexibility, stamina, strength, and deep breathing. These mat classes will give you a chance to experience what Mat Pilates is all about.

The Yoga Center of Eau Claire 2524 Golf Road Suite 2F, Eau Claire

Cost: $40 (pre-registration required)

Age: All Ages

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

Men's Yoga

Whether you have been an athlete all your life, never stretched, and are now feeling the aches and pains; or you sit at a desk or in a car a lot; or you do physical repetitive labor all day, this is for you.

PRAJNA pilates | yoga | beyond 705 S. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15, or punch card

Age: 16+

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

Burger King Classic Car Show - Motown Week

Classic cars, vintage, antique, muscle cars and more. Fun for the entire family. This week’s theme is Motown. Get your groove on with cars, music and fashion from the 60’s.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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

Dinner Jazz: Sylvan Springs Jazz Group

The SSJ Group Features band leader Patrick Binford on clarinet and saxophone, accompanied by Colin Heshmat (piano) and Steve Clay (bass).

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-6:45pm Thu. Jun. 8

KettleBell AMPD

This is a 45 minute class choreographed to music using a 10lbs kettlebell.

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness 308 N Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $6

6-9pm Thu. Jun. 8

ECRAC Presents: Jubilee 2017

Luxe and mysterious, this is an evening celebrated as an exclusive summer Masquerade Ball. A cocktail hour and hors d'oeuvres beginning at 6:30pm followed by an elegant 3-course dinner, live auctions, and an awards presentation. Portion of proceeds go to Confluence Center for the Arts Operating Fund.

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

6-7pm Thu. Jun. 8

Karma Yoga: Barron County Disaster Relief

This month’s Karma Yoga we will be making a donation to Barron County Disaster Relief. On May 16th severe thunderstorms and tornados hit Chetek in Barron County, WI leaving over 10 million dollars in damages.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: Donation-based

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Thu. Jun. 8

Pig and Pinot

A exclusive farm (and vineyard) to table event, featuring Steve Grass of Pali Wines and Stephanie Schneider of Together Farms. This four-course meal (plus surprises) created and curated by Chef Amy Ann Huo will feature Together Farms pork paired with three beautiful pinot noir wines from Pali, finished with a special dessert and port.

The Informalist (At The Lismore) 205 S. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $105

Age: 21+

6:30-9pm Thu. Jun. 8

Paint at Cheers Pablo

Head to Cheers Pablo for one of many painting events, or a DIY sign class. No painting experience necessary, just come ready to have fun. More information about available classes online.

Cheers Pablo 2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 per person, $25 for Kids Under 12

Age: All Ages

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

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: Rattlenecks + Jerrika Mighelle with Randall Adams

The Rattlenecks are a three-part harmony, alt-country outfit created from childhood friendships built years ago in the Eleva-Strum area. Jerrika Mighelle has created a sound that reflects self-discovery, love and loss, and life's big questions. Randall Adams recently released his first full length CD of original compositions, entitled West Wind.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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

The Paint Shack

Enjoy a fun evening of painting made easy and exciting. A talented social artist will instruct you step by step through recreating the featured painting of the night. Sign up on Facebook, via their website, or text your name, date, and location of the event.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

6:30pm Thu. Jun. 8

ECCT Presents: Tony n Tina's Wedding

Tony Nunzio and Valentina Vitale are getting married, and they're inviting all their friends to celebrate with them. Their families are planning a traditional wedding, a big affair to remember in all its tacky and hilarious glory, complete with a pasta dinner, cake, and dancing.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Ticket information available online

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Thu. Jun. 8

Eau Claire Cavaliers Baseball

See a hometown baseball game with the Eau Claire Cavaliers baseball team. June 6, 7:30pm vs. Menomonie Eagles June 8, 7:30pm vs. Marshfield Chapparrals June 18, 12:30pm vs. Eau Claire Rivermen June 28, 7:30pm vs. Haugen…

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 adults; $1 students 18 & under; children 5 & under FREE; season ticket options available

Age: All ages

9pm Thu. Jun. 8

Music/Karaoke at Hallie Bar & Grill

Drink, sing, and be merry. Music, music videos, and karaoke go until close. Happy Hour prices start at midnight. Fun, relaxed atmosphere.

Hallie Bar & Grill 1713 Hwy OO, Chippewa Falls

9pm Thu. Jun. 8

Clear Water Comedy Presents: The Roast of Eau Claire

From the 45 minutes it sometimes takes just to drive down Clairemont to the muddy banks of whichever river who really cares, this city needs to be taken down a peg or five - and your friends at clear water comedy are here to do it. Special guests and surprises in store.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $3 GA

Age: All Ages (18+ Suggested)

9pm Thu. Jun. 8

Vinyl Nights: Glen Leslie

Glen Leslie will plays an eclectic range of his favorites and yours. Vinyl Nights are all about vibe, and make for a great scene to enjoy half price taps, regional beers & wines, and order off of the popular late-night menu including the Scandanavian Koltbord.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10pm Thu. Jun. 8

Live Music at the Mousetrap: Jerrika Mighelle + Oak Honor

Jerrika Mighelle has created a sound that reflects self-discovery, love and loss, and life's big questions. The pace of her music moves with the beat of the raw emotions expressed in her songs. She'll be joined by Oak Honor. Doors at 8pm.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

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