Events For 06/23/2017

Fri. Jun. 23

SportsMetrics ™ Jump Training Camp

Train with SportsMetrics™ to reduce your risk of injury and enhance competitive athletic performance. Learn proper injury prevention techniques along with jumping drills to gain new insight into fitness and athletic safety. Perfect for all student athletes.

UWEC Campus

Cost: $195

Age: Grades 6-12

Fri. Jun. 23

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

Fri. Jun. 23

Exploration of Auto Collision - For Girls

A one-day camp to give female students an opportunity to explore the Auto Collision Program. The students will be introduced to the collision repair field. Each student will be given a damaged panel and will have hands on experience in the repair process from start to finish.

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

Cost: $10

Fri. Jun. 23

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

Fri. Jun. 23

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

7:30am-5pm Fri. Jun. 23

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

8-9am Fri. Jun. 23

Floating Bliss SUP Yoga

This 60 minute class will introduce you to Stand Up Paddle board Yoga. The first 20 minutes will focus on safety and basic paddling techniques followed by 20 minutes of gentle yoga stretches/poses and ending with a 20 minute paddle back to shore. Daily $3 parking pass required for Lake Altoona Park.

Lake Altoona County Beach 604 Beach Rd., Altoona

Cost: $15

Age: 16+

8:30am-4pm Fri. Jun. 23

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

9am-4pm Fri. Jun. 23

Geriatric Mental Health: Substance Use Problems and the Older Adult

This course specializing in substance abuse in older adults explores interventions and treatments that can improve health and enhance life satisfaction. You will be able to identify effects of harmful substances on the elderly, recognize symptoms of abuse, understand instruments for assessment, and implement effective treatment strategies.

Holiday Inn South 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $150

9am Fri. Jun. 23

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 Fri. Jun. 23

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

9:30-10:30am Fri. Jun. 23

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+

9:30am-noon Fri. Jun. 23

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 Fri. Jun. 23

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 Fri. Jun. 23

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

9:30-10:30am Fri. Jun. 23

Floating Bliss SUP Yoga - Intro to Kids Paddle + Yoga

This 60 minute class will introduce your child/teen to Stand Up Paddle board Yoga. The first 20 minutes will focus on water safety and basic paddling techniques, followed by 20 minutes of gentle yoga stretches/poses and ending with a 20 minute paddle back to shore.

Lake Altoona County Beach 604 Beach Rd., Altoona

Cost: $15

Age: Ages 8-15

9:45-11:45am Fri. Jun. 23

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 Fri. Jun. 23

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-4pm Fri. Jun. 23

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

10-10:45am Fri. Jun. 23

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

10-11am Fri. Jun. 23

Storybook Hiking Trail

Explore summer-themed songs, interactive stories, and movement activities that encourage your children to think about the ever-changing world around them and their role in it. All abilities are welcome to participate and we will do our best to accommodate your child’s needs.

Citizen Science Center - Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Hwy K, Fall Creek

Cost: Advance payment and registration is required. Friends $3 per child, Adults free, Nonmembers $5 per child, Adults free

Age: Ages 3 - 8 and their families

10am-noon Fri. Jun. 23

Dabble Box Open Lab

Join the Summer Library Program at the Dabble Box Open Lab. Explore the library's new Makerspace with your family. Check out the cool tools and materials we have to offer, and make something neat to take home.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am Fri. Jun. 23

"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

10-11am Fri. Jun. 23

Family Resource Centers Fun Friday

Each Friday will feature a new theme for fun interaction with your child.

Family Resource Center for Eau Claire County 4800 Golf Rd., Suite 450, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 1-5

10:15-10:45am Fri. Jun. 23

Preschool Storytime

For children who are able to sit through longer stories and participate in more advanced activities. Stories, songs, rhymes and movement activities.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library Youth Services Program Room 400 Eau Claire Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Preschool

10:30-11am Fri. Jun. 23

Summer Family Storytimes

Bring the whole family for an active half hour of books, songs, rhymes and movement.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Family

10:30am Fri. Jun. 23

Summer Story Time Series: Take Me Out to the Ball Game

Stop by and hear stories with the Eau Claire Express baseball team and visit with Trix or Trax.

That's Adorable, Kids Consignment Boutique 129 N. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11:30am-noon Fri. Jun. 23

Parachute Games

Kids ages 3 and up will enjoy jumping, moving, dancing, grooving and all sorts of games with the giant parachute.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: Ages 3+

noon-5pm Fri. Jun. 23

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 Fri. Jun. 23

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 Fri. Jun. 23

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 Fri. Jun. 23

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

3-4:30pm Fri. Jun. 23

Modern Dance Class

This is a modern dance class based on the techniques of Martha Graham and Michael Doran. all adults are invited to join us for this restorative , strength building and inspiring class.

Dancers Studio 800 Wisconsin St. (Banbury Place, Building 13 - Room 122), Eau Claire

Cost: $40 per month

Age: Adults all ages

3-5pm Fri. Jun. 23

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

3-8pm Fri. Jun. 23

Longest Leinie Friday

Get off work early and head to the Leinie Lodge for the Longest Leinie Friday of the summer. Fun contests, games, prizes, and music.

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

Cost: Armband of choice $5 or $10

Age: 21+

4-4:30pm Fri. Jun. 23

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

4-8pm Fri. Jun. 23

Together Farms Grilling Technique Series

Join Together Farms for a three part grilling series. Attendees will learn how to perfectly grill grassfed meat from a professional chef. Before actually putting their new skills to the test by grilling their own. The night is complete with a meal and drinks, and 20% off the cut of the night. Limited tickets.

Together Farms W93 Norden Rd, Mondovi

Cost: $50 for 6/23; $50 for 6/30; $40 for 7/7 | $115 for 3 class series

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Jun. 23

Dinner Jazz: Bloomer Boy

Inspired by trios such as Fly, Trio Jeepy, Paul Motian trio, and many more, Carey will be joined by bassist Jeremy Boettcher and saxophonist Aaron Hedenstrom to explore jazz standards and originals.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

6-8pm Fri. Jun. 23

Late Nights at the Library

Teens take over the library! Have the library to yourselves. Each Friday will feature different crafts, games, and activities.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Teens 6th grade-High School

6:30-9pm Fri. Jun. 23

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 Fri. Jun. 23

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 Fri. Jun. 23

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

6:45-7:45pm Fri. Jun. 23

Couples Night at the Barre

Do something unique for date night and enjoy a fun and healthy night out with your partner or friend. Barre classes use a combination of postures inspired by ballet to tone, lengthen, and strengthen the body. Your partner/friend will be your 'barre' for a portion of class. Elements of yoga are also incorporated to reinforce your daily practice.

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

Cost: $15 (include in membership)

7-10pm Fri. Jun. 23

Tunes at the Tasting Lounge

Every Friday you can enjoy locally produced wines and spirits while listening to an array of local musicians. Check out Infinity Beverages' Facebook page or website before swinging down for updates and musician details.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Age: 21+

7-10pm Fri. Jun. 23

After Dark Presents: Northwoods Beer'd Fest

Grab your flannel and enjoy an evening in the Northwoods featuring live music, beard contests, lawn games, local beer vendors, woodcarving classes, chainsaw art demos, giant bonfire, s’mores and more.

Paul Bunyan Logging Camp Museum 1110 Carson Park Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $12

Age: 21+

7pm Fri. Jun. 23

UV Splash 5k by Color Dash

The Color Dash will donate 50% of the proceeds to the Eau Claire Children's Theater. Make sure to get there early to join in on the dance competitions, hula-hoop contest, and many more contests with awesome swag giveaways.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $40 GA, $50-75 Admission with free stuff, $21-28 per person in family

7pm Fri. Jun. 23

Live Music at Acoustic Cafe: Russell James Pyle

Albuquerque NM based singer/sonterwiter Russell James Pyle has received national acclaim, been selected as National Parks centennial artist-in-residence, and has released 2 albums. His music focuses on struggle and triumph, the natural world, and how he interacts with the world around him.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. Jun. 23

Larry Past at Infinity Beverages

Larry Past playing a selection of acoustic folk/rock/americana covers and originals.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7-10pm Fri. Jun. 23

Paint and Sip Night

Paint and Sip Event. BYOB. Come and have some fun with your friends or make it a date night. Express your inner artist and enjoy your beverage of choice at the same time. Painting on a 16x20 canvas. Many prints to choose from.

Craving Canvas and Ceramic Studio 2807 East Hamilton Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 per person

Age: Age 21 +

7-9pm Fri. Jun. 23

Tuning Into Your Intuition

Do you ever have a gut feeling and find it was right? Do you feel your Guardian Angels are trying to tell you something or leaving your signs? Join the mediums in a relaxed and safe environment to learn, strengthen and practice Tuning Into Your Intuition with a guided practice session.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Love Donation Accepted

7-8pm Fri. Jun. 23

Andy Hanson Performance

Hailing from Eau Claire, singer/ songwriter Andy Hanson finds inspiration for his songs in the highs, lows, optimistic, and fragile moments in life. With just his acoustic guitar, harmonica, and voice, Andy Hanson presents a show that is raw, intimate, and feels like a long lost friend.

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

Cost: FREE

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Jun. 23

Eau Claire International Folk Dancers

A weekly recreational international dance group where you dance the dances of many lands. Come and join us whenever you like. No partners necessary. Wear comfortable clothes and soft-soled, non-marking clean shoes. First Fridays of the month are specialized for beginners.

YMCA Fitness Center 206 Emery St., Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $2/night; more if live music

7:30-10pm Fri. Jun. 23

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

9pm Fri. Jun. 23

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 Fri. Jun. 23

Vinyl Nights: Kyle Culver

Vinyl Nights are all about vibe. Sit back and enjoy the Late Night Happy Hour. Get 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 Kyle Culver will play an eclectic range of his favorites and yours.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

9:30pm-1:30am Fri. Jun. 23

Live Music at O'Leary's: Rattle Can Red

Enjoy some live music at O'Leary's from Rattle Can Red, a new band on the block.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

10pm Fri. Jun. 23

Live at the Mousetrap: FanOffBirdSafe + Beercan Pentagram

Fanoffbirdsafe is a three-piece Eau Claire-born group inspired by a lot of metal, punk, rock and alternative that plays at the sweet spot between familiar and bold. They'll be joined by Beercan Pentagram. Doors open at 8pm.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 06/23/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc