Events For 06/10/2017

Sat. Jun. 10

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

Sat. Jun. 10

Family Camp

Family Camp is a great way for kids to experience camp but with the comfort of their family. Offers 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

Sat. Jun. 10

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

Sat. Jun. 10

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+

Sat. Jun. 10

54th Annual Durand Funfest

Annual Durand Funfest held two weeks after Memorial Day Weekend. Live music, carnival, food, grand parade, and more.

Memorial Park 2nd Avenue East, Durand

7am-1pm Sat. Jun. 10

Weekend Brunch With Musical Guest Nick Seeger

A farm-focused weekend brunch with lively instrumental tunes from Nick Seeger 10am-1pm. An array of midwestern and other brunch classics including omelettes, quiche, wild rice porridge, Belgian waffles, sandwiches, and more. A variety of classic and original morning drinks including mimosas, bloody marys, and more.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: Music is FREE; consult menu for food prices

Age: All Ages

7:30am-1pm Sat. Jun. 10

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

8-8:55am Sat. Jun. 10

Zumba with Emily

Zumba is a Latin based, shake your booty aerobic workout.

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: Age 12+

8am-noon Sat. Jun. 10

EAA Spring Fly In Pancake Breakfast

Pancakes Served from 8am-Noon and Free Airplane Rides offered for ages 8-17 from 9am-Noon. No cost but donations are welcome. Air Craft Displays will be onsite.

Chippewa Valley Regional Airport 3800 Starr Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE - Donations Welcome

Age: All Ages

8-11am Sat. Jun. 10

Cars & Coffee

Cars, coffee and camaraderie. Every second Saturday of the month from 8-11am in the Classic Garage parking lot.

The Classic Garage 2111 Third St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

8am-1pm Sat. Jun. 10

Menomonie Farmers 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.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main St. East, Menomonie

Age: all ages

8:30-10:30am Sat. Jun. 10

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+

9-9:30am Sat. Jun. 10

Serious Circuits

30 minutes of weights and cardio circuit training with personal Trainer Emily Balow

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $8

Age: 12+

9am Sat. Jun. 10

8th 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: $10-18

9am-1:30pm Sat. Jun. 10

Chippewa Valley Pride Picnic

Join the Chippewa Valley LGBTQ+ Community Center for a pride picnic. Lunch options include Gordo's Mexican, Tutto Bene Pizza, and traditional brat/burger plates. Raffles, prizes, on-site chair massage station, local vendors, and representatives of community organizations. Check out 4 full days of events at their Facebook page.

Riverview Park 2800 Riverview Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE admission, $7 for lunch

9-10am Sat. Jun. 10

High 5 Free Yoga

Enjoy free yoga all summer long. No experience necessary. A gentle, all-levels accessible practice, so makes for a great place start your yoga journey. Meet at the area around the Great Dane statue in front of the RCU building.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-5pm Sat. Jun. 10

All Day Fort Build in Failsafe

Failsafe will convert into a fort-building space, full of cardboard and all the necessary items to create huge structures. This program will run all day, so feel free to stop in anytime to join in the architectural fun.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

9:30am Sat. Jun. 10

Learn about Dragonflies and Damselflies

Join Ryan Chrouser from the Wisconsin Dragonfly Society to learn about the biology and ecology of the local dragonflies and damselflies. To begin, the short presentation will include tips on species identification and how citizen scientists can get involved. Dress for a trip outdoors.

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

Cost: Friends $3, Nonmembers $5

10am-4pm Sat. Jun. 10

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 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

10am Sat. Jun. 10

Landscaping 101


This will be a beginner’s class on how to plan, layout, and install your own landscaping designs. If you are wondering where to start, we can help.

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

10am-2pm Sat. Jun. 10

Waldemar Ager Association Open House

Ager Association members conduct tours in the house and provide background about Waldemar Ager. Owned by the Agers during the first half of the 20th century, the house is a meeting place for members and the general public and is now the repository of a fully catalogued library for research on Nordic languages, cultures, and history.

Ager House 514 W. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. Jun. 10

2nd Annual Paint the Town Up and Down

Celebrates talented artists showing and selling their art at the Heyde Center for the Arts . All the art is original and of very fine quality, including paintings, drawings, pottery, fiber art and jewelry, to name just a few.

The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Sat. Jun. 10

43rd Annual Parade of Homes

The Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association presents the 43rd Annual Parade of Homes. 16 different houses are featured throughout Eau Claire, Chippewa Falls, Altoona, Fall Creek, Mondovi, and Osseo. Tickets are on sale at Menards; Gordy’s Market locations in Eau Claire, Chippewa Falls, Augusta, and Osseo. Call for more information.

Cost: $8 if purchased before 6/9; $10 after 6/10

10am-2pm Sat. Jun. 10

Wisconsin Bike Week: Ride With the Pie Riders

Meet at Volume One to participate in a Pie Ride road biking trip led by local bike enthusiasts. Travel about 30 miles through the Chippewa Valley and make a stop for a snack! Helmets required.

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

10am-4pm Sat. Jun. 10

Bike to Cinder City Days in Altoona

Enter the park from 10th St. Bike valet parking and bike safety checks are available. Helmets required.

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

10:30am-2pm Sat. Jun. 10

2nd Annual CORBA Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day

This year, Markquart Toyota has partnered up with CORBA to make this event even better than last year. Obstacle courses, group rides, event swag for kids, a free lunch and, new this year, a kids Time Trial event. Parents and kids alike are invited onto the trails for a group ride.

Eau Claire County Expo Center 5530 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE (RSVP through Facebook)

Age: All Ages

11am-4pm Sat. Jun. 10

ACT 25th Anniversary Open House

Celebrating 25 years of a consortium of artists, arts organizations, and art advocates working cooperatively to nurture the growth of fellow artists and enriching the lives of children and communities. Silent Auction and artistic demonstrations for everyone.

Arts Coming Together: School of the Arts 107 Wilson Court, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11-11:30am Sat. Jun. 10

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

11am-1pm Sat. Jun. 10

Citizen's Climate Lobby Monthly Meeting

Citizen's Climate Lobby is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that empowers people from all walks of life to become effective advocates for a livable world. Learn proven ways to speak effectively and powerfully about climate solutions to friends, neighbors, business leaders, and elected officials.

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

noon-5pm Sat. Jun. 10

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 Sat. Jun. 10

11th 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. Day-of registration at LakeHouse Grill & Bar.

Hideaway Tavern E19986 County Road ND, Augusta

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

Age: All Ages

12:30pm Sat. Jun. 10

Bike in the Cinder City Days Parade

Join in the Cinder City Days parade in Altoona! Bike through the parade route to promote Bike Chippewa Valley, Wisconsin Bike Week, and more.

500 block of 6th St W, Altoona

1:30-4pm Sat. Jun. 10

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

1:30-2:30pm Sat. Jun. 10

Can't-Catch-Me Keychains

Join the Summer Library Program for Teen Pinterfest. Make Can't Catch Me Keychains. There will be two cool styles for teens on the go.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: Teens 6th grade-High School

2-2:30pm Sat. Jun. 10

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

5-9pm Sat. Jun. 10

Wood-Fired Pizza Night at Farm to Fork

Farm to Fork wood-fired pizzas, fun for everyone. Gluten free available, fresh seasonal garden veggies, micro brews, micro vintner, and signature drinks. campfire sandbox. 9 hole Frisbee golf course indoor and outdoor seating dog friendly.

Farm to Fork Retreat at Dancing Yarrow S193 County Road BB, Mondovi

5:30-8:30pm Sat. Jun. 10

Dinner Jazz: Tim Sullivan

Tim's musical journey has taken him around the world. Living in Chicago, New Orleans, and New York City, he has been fortunate to work with a wide array of artists, ranging from Aretha Franklin to the Marsalis Family to nearly a dozen NEA Jazz Masters.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8:30pm Sat. Jun. 10

Young Artists - Family Paint

A 2 hour paint workshop for you and your family. Everything you need is provided to create a work of art - and you take your painting home at the end of class. Guardians are encouraged to stay with younger children. Proceeds benefit ECRAC.

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

Cost: $25 per canvas

Age: 6+

6pm Sat. Jun. 10

Chippewa Valley Predators Football

Check out a home game featuring the Chippewa Valley Predators. June 3, at 6pm vs. Northland Bulls June 10, at 6pm vs. River City Rough Riders  June 17, at 6pm vs. Fox Valley Force July 4, at 6pm vs. Hudson Thunderhawks

Carson Park Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $8 for GA (13+); $40 for season tickets (6 games); $4 for youth (Age 6-12) and for seniors (65+); FREE for veterans and kids 5 and under

Age: All Ages

6pm Sat. Jun. 10

Swan Lake Ballet: Chunga-Changa Dance Recital

The Swan Lake Ballet studio students will perform in this dance recital at the historic Mabel Tainter theater.

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

Cost: $10

6:30-9pm Sat. Jun. 10

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 Sat. Jun. 10

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 Sat. Jun. 10

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

6:35pm Sat. Jun. 10

Eau Claire Express vs Bismarck Larks

Get to Carson Park and to watch the Eau Claire Express take on the Bismarck Larks.

Eau Claire Express Stadium - Carson Park 702 Carson Park Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $9 general admission tickets, $11 reserved grand stand tickets, $14 reserved box tickets, $28 fan deck tickets | multi-game packages and group discounts available

Age: All Ages

6:35pm Sat. Jun. 10

Eau Claire Express 2017 Season

Experience the excitement of live baseball as your hometown Eau Claire Express slug it out in historic Carson Park. June 3, at 7:05m vs. Mankato Moondogs June 4, at 5:05pm vs. Mankato Moondogs June 7, at 6:35pm vs. Rochester Honkers June…

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $9 general admission tickets, $11 reserved grand stand tickets, $14 reserved box tickets, $28 fan deck tickets | multi-game packages and group discounts available

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Jun. 10

2017 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

7-10pm Sat. Jun. 10

Live Music at the Chippewa River Distillery & Brewery: Jacob Green

Jacob Green is a multi-string player and One Man Band. His music is described as “Foot Stomping’ Blues aged and seasoned in Country Folk Roots”. Original songs, homegrown messages, organic sound. Experience the unique sound of The One Man Troubadour.

Chippewa River Distillery & Brewster Bros. Brewing Co. 402 W River St, Chippewa Falls

7pm Sat. Jun. 10

Live Music at Acoustic Cafe: Songwriters Showcase

Songwriters Showcase is a musical melting pot with some of the finest young talent in the Chippewa Valley unplugging for an all age evening of creative song and verse. The show will include local high school and college age singer songwriters on piano and guitar.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-11pm Sat. Jun. 10

Live at the Thisty Badget Tiki: JFT Party Band

Audience selects music to be performed each show from artist like: John Melencamp, Pink Floyd, CCR, Billy Idol, U2, Journey, Neil Diamond, Johnny Cash, Rolling Stones, Eagles, Police and many more.

Thirsty Badger Sports Bar & Grill 3077 Cty. Hwy. OO, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Sat. Jun. 10

Live Music: Chasing Mabel

Enjoy your favorite tunes from the '90s to today, performed live by one of the region’s hottest bands. Chasing Mabel's 5-piece groove machine plays the nonstop pop, rock, grunge and alternative hits of Sheryl Crow, Nirvana, Halestorm, Garbage, Adele, and many more.

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

Cost: FREE

8pm Sat. Jun. 10

Live Music at Every Buddy's Bar

Get to Every Buddy's bar for the Hawt Scott Acoustic Show. Doors at 8pm.

Every Buddy's Bar 19 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Cover charge

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Jun. 10

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 Sat. Jun. 10

Late Jazz: Dougan Smith Quartet

Dougan Smith is excited to have the opportunity to work with the amazing musicians that will be playing in his group and he has a new album that will be coming out this fall. Enjoy craft cocktails and regional beers/wines, order from the popular late-night menu featuring the Scandinavian Koldtbord.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10pm Sat. Jun. 10

Observing The Night Sky With The Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society

Enjoy a view of the night sky not possible from the city. Look through telescopes and see galaxies, nebula, star clusters, colorful double stars, and much more. Public observing starts about an hour after sunset for about two hours.

Hobbs Observatory In Beaver Creek Reserve, S1 Cty Hwy K, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE, donations accepted

Age: All ages

10pm Sat. Jun. 10

Live Music at the Mousetrap: Northern Light + Jessica Norman & The Gentle Souls

Americana trio out of the Dakota territory playing their bright shuffle of original music, from get up and boogey to tales of the time, its funky folk fun. Jessica Norman & The Gentle Souls is a 60's Psychedelic Rock or Neo Folk with a bit of goth and mysticism thrown in for good measure.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Ongoing Events For 06/10/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc