Events For 06/22/2017

Thu. Jun. 22

2017 Art & Design Camp

Spend five days and four nights on UW-Stout's campus and create your own interactive virtual world. Work with Stout students and video game design faculty in the School of Art and Design computer labs. Campers will choose from one of the three tracks, Game Design, Interior Design or Studio Art.

University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: $400

Age: Grades 8 to 12

Thu. Jun. 22

Blugold Beginnings Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM) Camp

Students will receive academic instruction in STEM related areas, team building activities, take STEM related field trips, and participate in other fun activities around campus and in the community.

UWEC Residence Halls

Cost: $325 per student

Age: Grades 6-12

Thu. Jun. 22

Drone Summer Camp

Introducing campers to CVTC's Drone certificate program, this camp is designed to provide a broad picture of drone fundamentals and theory, drone operations and applications along with drone policy. Each camper will be use CVTC’s drone simulation training software and be able to fly a drone.

Chippewa Valley Technical College 620 West Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $40 (Includes activities, materials & lunch)

Age: HIgh School Students

Thu. Jun. 22

Country Fest 2017

Four day long country musical experience in Cadott. Multiple stages and performance venues around the grounds. Pre-show on Wednesday for 4-day ticket holders. Features performances by Blake Shelton, Eric Church, Thomas Rett, Alabama, Wynonna and the Big Noise, Chris Young, and many many more

Country Fest Grounds 24447 County Highway S, Cadott

Cost: Ticket package information available online

Thu. Jun. 22

Fairfax Pool: Cars Week

A week of “Lightning McQueen” and “Mater” themed activities to celebrate the release of Disney/Pixar’s film “Cars 3”.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4.25/Day or Season Pass

Thu. Jun. 22

Weekend Brunch with Musical Guest Nick Seeger

A farm-focused brunch and music by Nick Seeger form 10am-1pm. Brunch includes 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: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:45-7:30am Thu. Jun. 22

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

7:30am-5pm Thu. Jun. 22

Rummagefest 2017

Brand new merchandise at rock bottom prices. Featuring local artisans. One-of-a-kind items. New patio furniture and outdoor decor. Domiciliary items. Seasonal items like Halloween and Christmas. Clothing and accessories. Items for kids. Located one block behind the roller skating rink on Melby Road.

Corner of Louis Ave. & McIntyre Ave., Eau Claire

8am-3pm Thu. Jun. 22

Summer Institute: Chippewa Falls

Summer Institute has a 40-year tradition of teaching and delighting children across the Chippewa Valley. Your kids will love the variety of activities, and you will appreciate the small classes that promise high quality learning. From art to animals, math to music, stories to science and so much more.

Halmstad Elementary School 565 E. South Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25 per class for Chippewa Falls district residents, $95 per class for all other students.

Age: Students entering grades K-5

8:30am-4pm Thu. Jun. 22

Supervisory Management: Recruiting and Retaining Top Performers

Do you know how much employee turnover is costing your business? The expense to replace an employee can range from 50-200% of the position’s base salary. You can help reduce these costs by recruiting and retaining a more engaged and committed workforce. This course will guide you through a proven process for attracting and retaining key performers within your business.

Holiday Inn South 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $600

8:30am-3:30pm Thu. Jun. 22

Excel Intermediate - Comprehensive Session

Before taking this class, students should have an understanding of basic excel formulas and functions. Develop skills to use workbooks and worksheets, templates and settings, outlines and subtotals, cell and range names, data structures and tables, documenting and auditing, and more.

CVTC Chippewa Falla Campus, Room 103 770 Scheidler Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $119/person

Age: Adults

9-9:55am Thu. Jun. 22

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+

9-11am Thu. Jun. 22

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. 22

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

9am Thu. Jun. 22

Colfax Free Fair

Entertainment, food, carnival rides, bean bag gournament, petting zoo, 4-H, and FFA exhibits. Fireworks on Friday night.

Colfax Fairgrounds, Colfax

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-9pm Thu. Jun. 22

Sprinkler Party at Chaos Water Park

Bring your squirt guns for a day of fun with your friends at the Chaos Water Park Sprinkler Party. As a participating partner of the World's Largest Swimming Lesson Event, there will be free, 30 minute swimming lessons with each paid admission from 9am-Noon on thursday.

Chaos Water Park 5150 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $8/person; kids under 36" are $3/child

9:15-10:15am Thu. Jun. 22

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

9:30-11:30am Thu. Jun. 22

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

9:30am-noon Thu. Jun. 22

Earth Detectives

Whether they are panning for gold or hunting for frogs, Earth Detectives enjoy getting their feet muddy as they investigate the forest, prairie, stream, and pond habitats of the Reserve. Get an exciting up-close look at the natural world during their weeklong exploration.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Cost: $50-60

Age: Ages 9-11

9:30am-noon Thu. Jun. 22

Nature Nuts

Nature Nuts is designed to encourage the inherent curiosities of young nature lovers. Daily activities are geared to discovery of the natural world. Adventures may include things like adopting a tree, meeting a Rock Wizard, searching for the elusive pieces of the rainbow and creative art projects.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Cost: $50-60

Age: Ages 5-6

9:30am-noon Thu. Jun. 22

Sprouts

Sprouts are given opportunities to expand their knowledge of the natural world. Whether knee deep in a stream, or hiking through the forest communities, Sprouts develop a basis for a lifetime of nature appreciation.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Cost: $50-60

Age: Ages 7-8

9:45-11:45am Thu. Jun. 22

Tadpole Toddler Camp Featuring Lily Pad Lab

Get ready for a morning of music, movement, meaningful messes, munching and lots of exploration of our natural world. Parents and children will work together as they join in group activities and stations designed to encourage exploration, experimentation and fun.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Cost: Per day: $10-15; Full Week: $45-60

Age: Ages 2-4

10am-4pm Thu. Jun. 22

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 Thu. Jun. 22

80 for 80: A Retrospective of the Work of 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

10am Thu. Jun. 22

Micon Summer Kids Shows: "Sing"

In a world of humanoid-animals Buster Moon, a Koala, owns a once-great theater that has fallen on hard times. Facing the crumbling of his life's ambition, he takes one final chance to restore his fading jewel to its former glory by producing the world's greatest singing competition.

Micon Cinemas Chippewa Falls 475 Chippewa Mall Dr., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $0.25

Age: Rated PG

10am Thu. Jun. 22

"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

10:15-10:35am Thu. Jun. 22

L.E. Phillips Library: Little Movers Storytime

For babies who love to move. Interactive rhymes, parachute games, songs, stories, bubbles, and social time for parents and children.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 6-18 months

noon-1pm Thu. Jun. 22

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. 22

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-3pm Thu. Jun. 22

Camp CSI: Calling All Crime Solvers

Use science and street smarts during this week packed with investigation and evidence. From fingerprinting to interrogation, learn techniques real crimesolvers use to crack the case.

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

Cost: $60 Members/$80 Non-Members

Age: 3rd-5th Grade

noon-6pm Thu. Jun. 22

Chippewa Falls Farmers Market

Locally grown fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers, as well as locally made baked goods, salsas, jams, jellies, crafts, handcrafted items, and much more every Thursday.

Allen Park S. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-5pm Thu. Jun. 22

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

noon-8pm Thu. Jun. 22

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

1-6pm Thu. Jun. 22

Community Acupuncture Clinic

Community Acupuncture Clinic open every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Call ahead to reserve your place.

Classic Acupuncture 2711 Pleasant St. Suite 1H, Eau Claire

Cost: $30-$35 sliding scale fee

Age: 18+

1-1:30pm Thu. Jun. 22

Make Your Own Butter

Churning isn't only for those on the farm! CMEC will be making our their spreads all week at the Museum.

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. 22

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+

1:30pm Thu. Jun. 22

Chemistry: Close Encounters of the Chemical Kind with Science Alliance

Join the Reading Road Trip Summer Library Program for Thursday Demonstrations. Tickets are required for entrance. Free tickets are available one week in advance of each program.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Youth

1:30-3pm Thu. Jun. 22

YouTube University

Expand your horizons. School- age kids will discover what is awesome, wild or downright weird about our world from curated YouTube clips, then explore a related activity or experiment.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: School-age

4-4:30pm Thu. Jun. 22

Make Your Own Butter

Churning isn't only for those on the farm! CMEC will be making our their spreads all week at the Museum.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

4-7pm Thu. Jun. 22

Family Free Night: Party 'Til The Cows Come Home

Thanks to Group Health Cooperative, it's free admission for everyone. Join CMEC for a night on the farm, complete with all kinds of agricultural activities. You can even create an "udder" masterpiece with our Artist in Residence, Amy Hahn.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-5:55pm Thu. Jun. 22

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+

5:15-5:45pm Thu. Jun. 22

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. 22

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. 22

Burger King Classic Car Show

Classic cars, vintage, antique, muscle cars and more. Fun for the entire family.

Burger King - Downtown Chippewa Falls 228 W. River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Jun. 22

Dinner Jazz: Angie Coyle Trio

Saxophonist Angie Coyle is an Eau Claire native and UWEC alum. She currently lives in Cincinnati, OH where she is pursuing a Master's degree in jazz studies. Angie will be joined by Jeremy Boettcher on bass as well as Ben Tweedt, an amazing pianist and fellow Master's student at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

6-6:45pm Thu. Jun. 22

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

6-8:30pm Thu. Jun. 22

Wine & Whimsy

A workshop of canvas and wine with friends. Open to interested painters of all experience levels. Enjoy a night of painting with a side of wine.

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

Cost: $35

6-9pm Thu. Jun. 22

Open Mic Hosted by The Rock Creek Song Dogs

bring your talent or come to listen Farm to Fork wood-fired pizza starts at 5 open mic from 6 to 9 indoor and outdoor seating dogs are welcome too

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

6pm Thu. Jun. 22

Family Comedy Show with Kenny Ahern

An evening of laughs for the whole family with physical comedian Kenny Ahern.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Family

6-8pm Thu. Jun. 22

Anime & Manga Moot

Panels & Frames will discuss Anime: Food Wars (season 1); Please Tell Me Galko-chan (season 1); and Manga: Blue Exorcist, by Kazue Kato (volume 1); Mushoku Tensei, by Rifujin na Magonote and Yuka Fujikawa (volume 1).

Books a Million 4030 Commonwealth Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

6-7:30pm Thu. Jun. 22

BookBike at Sounds Like Summer Concert Series

Look for the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library BookBike at the Sounds Like Summer Concert Series on Thursdays in Phoenix Park, as well as other special events, weather permitting. Check the library’s website for more information. The BookBike is a very small library branch on wheels.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Thu. Jun. 22

Habla en la Cabra Language Exchange

Practice Spanish with the help of native speakers and return the favor! All levels welcome. Shortened summer hours. Provided by El Centro de Conexión de Chippewa Valley.

The Goat Coffee House 336 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Thu. Jun. 22

Habla en la Cabra

Practice your Spanish with other area Spanish speakers and help others practice their English. All levels welcome, no registration necessary. Brought to you by El Centro de Conexion de Chippewa Valley.

The Goat Coffee House 336 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Thu. Jun. 22

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. 22

CANCELLED: Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: Chippewa Valley Jazz Orchestra w/ Eduardo Rafael

Among the members of the CVJO are many of the most respected jazz musicians in the Chippewa Valley, including full-time performers, music educators, students, and other community members with a passion for the art of the big band. Current local and native Brazilian Eduardo Rafael sings bluesy-pop songs with a touch of classic bossa nova influence.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Jun. 22

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

6:35pm Thu. Jun. 22

Eau Claire Express vs Rochester Honkers

Get to Carson Park to watch the Eau Claire Express take on the Rochester Honkers.

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 Thu. Jun. 22

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

7-8:30pm Thu. Jun. 22

Music Over Menomin: Mike Malone Trio

Mike Malone is a versatile percussionist currently residing in Oshkosh and is an active freelance performer, educator, composer and clinician throughout northeastern Wisconsin. He continues to perform over 200 gigs a year, and has been featured in numerous festivals and events such as the Twin Cities Jazz Society’s Young Artists Series.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-10pm Thu. Jun. 22

Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild Presents: "Grease"

Meet Rydell High's senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding "Burger Palace Boys" and their gum- snapping "Pink Ladies" in bobby sox, evoking the look and sound of the 1950's in this rollicking fun musical. Sandy is the new girl in town and Danny is the school's coolest greaser. Great song and dance numbers including "Summer Nights" and "Greased Lightnin'."

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $22 GA; $10 Students

8pm Thu. Jun. 22

Love Taxi Reunion Party

For one night only this Eau Claire favorite funk cover band will take the stage at The Mousetrap for the first time in over two years.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Thu. Jun. 22

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. 22

Clear Water Comedy: Steve Gillespie

Steve Gillespie is a Minneapolis based comedian who just released his new comedy album, "Alive on State"- which hit #1 on the iTunes charts. He has performed on Conan, Fox's Laughs, Seeso's The Guest List, and is here in Eau Claire. Doors at 8:30pm.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA; $3 with student ID; comes with a free domestic tap/rail drink/soda

Age: All Ages, Recommended 18+

9pm Thu. Jun. 22

Vinyl Nights: Zach Hanson

Vinyl Nights are all about vibe Sit back and enjoy Late Night Happy Hour with half price taps, a drink or a koldtbord from the late-night menu while featured local musicians, collectors, and tastemakers play classic and new vinyl records live on stage. Local Zach Hanson will play an eclectic range of his favorites and yours.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Ongoing Events For 06/22/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc