Events For 06/17/2017

Sat. Jun. 17

Father’s Day Weekend

Include a visit to Down To Earth as part of your Father’s Day weekend to pick out a tree for Dad on his special day while he enjoys a free root beer float while supplies last. The Five & Two Café will also have a great Father’s Day Lunch special to treat Dad to this weekend.

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

Cost: FREE to attend

Age: All Ages

Sat. Jun. 17

The Local Store at Eaux Claires

Find The Local Store's mobile pop-up store at Eaux Claires this year and check out all our locally themed merch!

Eaux Claires Fest 3443 Crescent Avenue, Eau Claires

Sat. Jun. 17

Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival 2017

The third coming of Eau Claire's newest music and arts festival, Eaux Claires is curated by Justin Vernon of Bon Iver and Aaron Dessner of The National. The ground will be illuminated from ridge to riverside. There will be diverse bands cycling through three stages, roving bands, film screenings, art & interactive displays, food vendors from across the Midwest, and of course a beer garden.

Country Jam Fest grounds, Crescent Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Two-day GA passes are $169; One-day GA pass $99; "Chippewa" Enhanced Passes available; camping passes sold separately and start at $165

7am-3pm Sat. Jun. 17

Hallie Optimist Golf Ball Scramble and Golf Ball Drop

Enjoy 18 holes of golf with special hole events, a picnic luncheon, prizes, and a silent auction. At the end of the event, a helicopter will fly marked golf balls above the green and drop them. If your numbered golf ball is closest to the tee you will win cash! Proceeds help the Hallie Optimist fund youth programs.

Lake Hallie Golf Course 2196 110th Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $75 per golfer or $260 for a foursome; Golf Ball raffle $5 each or 5 for $20

Age: Adults

7am-1pm Sat. Jun. 17

Weekend Brunch With Musical Guest Shane Leonard

A farm-focused weekend brunch with lively instrumental tunes from Shane Leonard 10am-1pm. Midwestern and other brunch classics including omelettes, quiche, wild rice porridge, Belgian waffles, sandwiches, and more. FClassic 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. 17

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. 17

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-1pm Sat. Jun. 17

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. 17

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+

9am-2pm Sat. Jun. 17

CPR/First Aid classes

First Aid and CPR / AED courses are designed to teach the basic life support skills needed to render emergency care when needed. Participants who successful complete the class will receive a certification in Adult CPR/AED and Infant CPR with First Aid.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

9-9:30am Sat. Jun. 17

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-3pm Sat. Jun. 17

WINUM District Optimist Junior Golf Tournament

The Optimist International Junior Golf Championships is one of the largest and best-known junior golf tournaments in the world. Each year, more than 600 golfers participate in the Optimist Junior Golf Tournament.

Lake Hallie Golf Course 2196 110th St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $50 per golfer

Age: Ages 10-18

9am-3pm Sat. Jun. 17

Dub Jam 2017

Car Cruise, Cookout, and Camping Cruise Starts at 7pm on Friday. Car show both days Saturday and Sunday. Awards will go to the top 25 cars. Dash Plaques to First 100 Vdubs. Games and Fun For All. Vdub Push Races. Silent Auctions. Swap Meet and Vendor Selling. 100% proceeds go to Joshua's Camp.

Pioneer Park Hwy 37 & 85 Porterville Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 donation spectatos, $10 car entry; $8 pre-registration until 6/1

Age: All Ages

9am Sat. Jun. 17

14th Annual Leinenkugel Family Reunion

The Leinenkugel brothers invite you to an annual celebration at the Leinie Lodge to say thank you to Leinie loyalists. Enjoy family, food, beer sampling, and live entertainment. All guests 21 and older will receive an armband which is good for their three-14 ounce beers and a brat lunch (food while it lasts).

Leinenkugel's 124 E. Elm St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9am-11pm Sat. Jun. 17

Cornell Community Fair

Focusing on family friendly, and budget conscious events. Have some fun, get some great food and maybe even win some prizes. Plus check out the ATV and Lawnmower pull on Sunday. Free Live Music every day, including County Line on Friday, and Ranger Rudy and the Swinging Wingtips on.

Mill Yard Park 51 Bridge Street, Cornell

Cost: FREE

Age: All AGes

9:30am Sat. Jun. 17

Thin Mint Sprint 5k/10k and Kids Shortbread Shuffle

This 5K fun run/walk is a celebration of Girl Scouts, being active, and community involvement. The chip-timed race begins at 8:30 am in front of the Pine Pavilion in Carson Park in Eau Claire, WI and is open to anyone. After the race, there will be DJ entertainment, inflatables, and a community expo showcasing their sponsors and partners. A half-mile Shortbread Shuffle kids run will start at 8 am.

Pine Pavilion, Carson Park 741 Pavillion Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 for 5k, $35 for 10k, $10 Shortbread Shuffle; Team Pricing available online; Discounts for Girl Scouts Members

Age: All Ages

9:30-11:30am Sat. Jun. 17

BookBike at Downtown Farmers Market

The BookBike is a very small library branch on wheels. You will be able to check out materials, sign up for a library card, get answers to your reference questions, learn how to download digital content and so much more.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

10am-4pm Sat. Jun. 17

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

10am-5pm Sat. Jun. 17

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-8pm Sat. Jun. 17

Eaux Claires Troix Happenings at Tangled Up In Hue

Before, after, and between music at the festival grounds, make your way downtown Eau Claire to see all that's going on at Tangled Up in Hue. Festival crown workshop on Wednesday, henna and music on Thursday, and a VIP party on Sunday. Check their website for a full schedule.

New Tangled Up in Hue Location 505 S. Barstow St. Suite B, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-3pm Sat. Jun. 17

Family Fun Day at Eau Claire Bit and Spur Club

Pony rides, face painting, games, and a petting zoo are just a few of the fun things happening at the Eau Claire Bit and Spur Club. Round up the whole family for a day full of wholesome fun on the beautiful grounds. Find great items at the vendor fair/craft show. Food will be offered for sale at the concession stand.

Bit & Spur Club 10409 West Cameron Street, Eau Claire

Cost: Admission is FREE! Small fundraising fees for some activities

Age: All Ages

10am-3pm Sat. Jun. 17

AR Sandbox

This is not your regular playground sandbox. Dig into an augmented reality sandbox that helps teach topography and geology in a unique and hands-on way. As you move the sand, the elevation levels change in real time, thanks to an Xbox Connect and high-tech projector.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10-11am Sat. Jun. 17

Tips on Pruning Class

Bring your pruners and we will provide the plants that need to be trimmed. Learn new techniques, when to trim, and how often. You will learn how to use all different types of trimmers.

Green Oasis Gardens 1403 122nd Street, Chippewa Falls

10am Sat. Jun. 17

"Building Bridges" Group Summer Art Show

Selected artists were invited to create art that relates to their personal concept of building bridges. The work displayed in this show will reflect each of the artist’s interpretation of that theme. The group summer show may be viewed during regular library hours.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30am Sat. Jun. 17

Menomonie Farmer's Market Cheese Festival

Customers can visit booths, try samples, and talk with vendors. Participants can vote for their favorite cheese at the market, and upon completion, all tokens will be counted, and a winner will be named.

Wilson Park Wilson Ave and 8th St, Menomonie

Cost: Check Facebook for Admission

11am Sat. Jun. 17

Family Road Trip

Decorate your bike, Big Wheel, tricycle, stroller, roller blades, or walking shoes for a family road trip around the library block. Refreshments following the road trip.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Youth

11-11:30am Sat. Jun. 17

Cheese Tasting

Find out which cheese fits your fancy with a special taste test.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

noon-4pm Sat. Jun. 17

Artist Reception for Susan Phelps Pearson

Susan Phelps-Pearson's work utilizes a multitude of different techniques from traditional painting to large-scale assemblages. For this retrospective, Pearson has selected 80 pieces of art to reflect and celebrate her eighty years as an artist. No cost for admission. 

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-5pm Sat. Jun. 17

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-8pm Sat. Jun. 17

East Meets West Art Exhibit

Enjoy paintings, drawings, watercolors, crystals, jewelry, prints, photography, sculptures and music from 50 juried artists influenced by Eastern and Western healing modalities inspiring fun and health by seeing beyond what exists and into what could exist.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

12:30pm Sat. Jun. 17

Eau Claire Bears Baseball

See a hometown baseball game with the Eau Claire Bears. June 11, 12:30pm vs. Cadott Red Sox at Stein Field June 14, 7:30pm vs. Whitehall Wolves at Stein Field June 17, 12:30pm vs. Stanley Slammers at Stein Field June 28, 7:30pm vs. Eau…

Bollinger Fields - Stein Baseball Field 3111 Eldorado Blvd, Eau Claire

Age: All ages

1:30-4pm Sat. Jun. 17

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

2-2:30pm Sat. Jun. 17

Cheese Tasting

Find out which cheese fits your fancy with a special taste test.

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. 17

Cruise In Car Shows

Chippewa Falls Main Street is proud to host Cruise In Night in beautiful downtown Chippewa Falls! Stop down and check out all of the vintage cars and trucks while enjoying music. The streets will be closed off so you can safely check out all of the amazing cars.

Downtown Chippewa Falls

5:30-8:30pm Sat. Jun. 17

Dinner Jazz: Josh Gallagher Trio

Eau Claire native Josh Gallagher went to Berklee College of music in Boston, MA on full scholarship. He was selected as the pianist in the Brubeck Institute Jazz Sextet, and has performed with Bobby Watson, Rufus Reid, Jimmy Heath, Artistic Director Christian McBride, and Institute founder Dave Brubeck.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Sat. Jun. 17

String Art with Blue Canvas Art Studio

Relieve some stress by trying out this String Art. Create a beautiful bird by simply pounding nails in a palette board then wrapping string in a strategic pattern to create your image. Blue Canvas Art Studio will provide all supplies and refreshments.

Blue Canvas Art Studio 930 Galloway Street - Banbury Place Building 13, Suite 16, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

Age: Adult Workshop

6pm Sat. Jun. 17

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

6:30-9pm Sat. Jun. 17

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

6:30pm Sat. Jun. 17

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

7pm Sat. Jun. 17

Live Music at Acoustic Cafe: RavenWolf

RavenWolf performs classic rock, blues, folk, standards and original music. Kai Ulrica (of Wolves at the Door and WolfSong) and Anastasia Vishnevsky (of Manifest) are known for strong vocal harmonies and fresh arrangements of familiar songs.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Sat. Jun. 17

Live Music at Every Buddy's Bar

Featuring performances by Ash Aria, The Mayberry Riot, and Remora. Doors open at 8pm.

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

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Jun. 17

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-1am Sat. Jun. 17

Live Music: One Accord

Live music at My Place Bar by One Accord.

My Place 408 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9:30pm-1:30am Sat. Jun. 17

Live Music at O'Leary's: Twisted Rhythm

Twisted Rhythm is a high-energy cover band that plays a variety of music sure to satisfy your musical appetite.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

10pm Sat. Jun. 17

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

Ongoing Events For 06/17/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc