Events For 07/08/2017

Sat. Jul. 8

Fall Creek Lions Fun Fest

Carnival, Softball tournament, volleyball, fishing contests, craft fairs, plenty of food, parades, and live music from Rattle Can Red at 8:30pm on Friday, Left Wing Bourbon from 2-5pm on Saturday, and Phoenix at 8:30pm on Saturday.

Keller Park North State Street, Fall Creek

Cost: All events except carnival are free, food and beverages available for purchase.

Age: All ages

6-7am Sat. Jul. 8

Floating Bliss SUP Yoga - Sunrise Paddle

If you're a morning person, then this 60 minute paddle only class is for you. Imagine starting your Saturday floating on the water, with Mother Nature as the backdrop and only the sound of your paddle entering the water.

Dells Pond Boat Launch - Mt. Simon Park 1100 Addison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: 16+

7am Sat. Jul. 8

11th Annual U.S. National Kubb Championship: Playoffs

All skill levels, experience, and ages are welcome to play. 128 team limit. If you have always thought about playing, but wondered if you were good enough, come out and watch/experience the Championship. The Championship is open to all levels and ages of players. Food served all day. Free entry for spectators. Group play, playoffs, and Silver and Bronze Brackets Finals on Saturday. Final 16 on Sun

Eau Claire Soccer Park 3456 Craig Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: Teams: $60/team, Spectators: Free

Age: All Ages

7am Sat. Jul. 8

Water Street Races: Mile & 5K

Register on race day morning 7-8am. Starting line is on the corner of 1st and Water Streets.

Menomonie Street Dental 1020 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: Registration cost information online

7am-1pm Sat. Jul. 8

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

7am-1pm Sat. Jul. 8

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

7:30am-1pm Sat. Jul. 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

8-8:55am Sat. Jul. 8

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+

8-11am Sat. Jul. 8

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. Jul. 8

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

8-9am Sat. Jul. 8

Floating Bliss SUP Yoga - Intro to Adult Paddle + Yoga

This 60 minute class will teach 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.

Dells Pond Boat Launch - Mt. Simon Park 1100 Addison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $15

Age: 16+

8:30-10:30am Sat. Jul. 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+

9-9:30am Sat. Jul. 8

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+

9-10am Sat. Jul. 8

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

9:30-11:30am Sat. Jul. 8

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

9:30-11am Sat. Jul. 8

Floating Bliss SUP Yoga - Adult Paddle + Yoga

This 90 minute class consists of 20 minutes of safety, use of a paddle board/paddling techniques and getting anchored in the water, plus 50 minutes of stretch, vinyasa flow/yoga poses and 20 minutes of paddling back to shore.

Dells Pond Boat Launch - Mt. Simon Park 1100 Addison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $30 ($25 if you BYO equipment)

Age: 16+

10am-4pm Sat. Jul. 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

10am-2pm Sat. Jul. 8

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 Sat. Jul. 8

"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

10am-3pm Sat. Jul. 8

Painting Summer Flowers

Use your watercolor skills in this one session workshop to paint beautiful summer flowers such as hibiscus, hydrangea, lilies, daisies, roses, or a combination of all of them. Bring your own supplies--some paper furnished. Watercolor experience preferred.

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

Cost: $35

Age: 16+

10am-5pm Sat. Jul. 8

Small Wonders by Marcella Edmund

The art exhibit features sculptural containers of architectural form that reflect their function, to hold specific collections of tiny treasures mined from history.

Chippewa Valley Museum 1204 E. Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to members / $7 entry to museum

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Sat. Jul. 8

Shabby Chic Market

The Winking Owl Boutique specializes is Wisconsin made items. Handcrafted items from shabby chic furniture, bread, dip mixes, pasta, jewelry, soap, coffee, wine, tea, home decor, olive oils, and balsamic vinegar. Gourmet jam and jellies made in house.

The Winking Owl 115 E. Lincoln Ave, Fall Creek

11am-3pm Sat. Jul. 8

Beaver Creek Reserve's Butterfly House

Come out of your chrysalis and spread your wings. The Butterfly House provides an opportunity to see a variety of native Wisconsin butterflies in their natural environment.

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

Cost: Free for BCR members, Nonmembers: Adults $3, Kids (ages 2 - 15) $1

Age: All Ages

11am-1pm Sat. Jul. 8

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. Jul. 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-10pm Sat. Jul. 8

5th Annual Driftless Music Festival

A day full of eclectic music, food, and fun held in Viroqua's Eckhart Park, deep in the heart of Wisconsin's Driftless Region. Performances by Laurels String Quartet, Cafe Accordion Orchestra, Grammy-Award winning recording artists Max Baca and Los Texmaniacs, and Brother Brothers.

Eckhart Park West South Street and Tom Henry Ct., Viroqua

Cost: FREE

noon-6pm Sat. Jul. 8

Northern Roots Tasting- Infinity Beverages Winery and Distillery - Grand Opening

Infinity Beverages will be celebrating their one year anniversary of being on Mall Drive with a Grand Opening Event. This event will include wine, cheese, spirits and snack samples from Wisconsin vendors. With live music by 7Swing.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 includes FREE SAMPLES

noon-4pm Sat. Jul. 8

Wine & Whiskers Fundraiser

Bye the Willow is hosting a fundraiser for the Chippewa Humane Association. This event will be fun for the entire family and pet friendly. There will be food, drinks, DJ, vendors, games, raffles, and much more throughout the day. Win tickets to Country Jam 2017.

Bye the Willow 501 N. High St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Sat. Jul. 8

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

1pm Sat. Jul. 8

70th Annual Doll & Pet Parade

Registration begins at 11:30am at the Owen Park Tennis Courts and runs through 12:45 PM. Entry is free for all participating families, pets, and dolls. Immediately following the parade, the Family Day in Downtown event begins in Phoenix Park

Starts at First Ave. & Chippewa St. and runs to Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Age

1-10pm Sat. Jul. 8

Volleyball Tournament

Volleyball tournament, $5 per person to sign up. Need a team of 6 to enter, at least 2 girls per team. $50 cash added to first place and $20 bar tab added to second place.

Mystic Grill 23583 County Highway SS, New Auburn

Cost: $5/person

1-3pm Sat. Jul. 8

"Who is Ayn Rand?"

Dr Tim Schiell, Professor of Philosophy, UW Stout will address such questions as: Who is Any Rand? What were her "objectivist" teachings? How do her ideas apply to real world scenarios? Why has she inspired so many devoted followers but also so many rabid critics? What do you think of Rand's philosophy?

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All

1:30-4pm Sat. Jul. 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

2pm Sat. Jul. 8

Family Day in Downtown Eau Claire

Centered in Phoenix Park, the festival will highlight family life in Downtown and the City of Eau Claire. Activities will include live music, sports, food, fitness, family fun, demonstrations, exhibitors, arts, an outdoor movie, and more.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

2-8pm Sat. Jul. 8

BookBike at Family Day Downtown

Look for the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library BookBike at Family Day Downtown on Saturday, July 8 as well as other special events, weather permitting. Check the library’s website for more information.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2:30-6pm Sat. Jul. 8

4th Annual Eau Claire Beer Mile

This year's race will be held at the spacious Fox Run Tavern. There are three different races to choose from: Full Beer Mile, Half Beer Mile, Open Beer Mile (alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages).

Fox Run 1515 S 65th Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

4-7pm Sat. Jul. 8

Live Music: Transistor Radio

Transistor Radio was the brainchild of lead guitar player Chris Connell to bring back the sounds of the 70s played on the Transistor Radio. Some of the greatest R&B and soul songs have been forgotten and they've taken it upon themselves to bring them back.

Mallard Bar 11939 170th St., Chippewa Falls

5-9pm Sat. Jul. 8

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

5pm Sat. Jul. 8

Live at the House of Rock: "Last Hip Hop Show Ever"

The House of Rock will host its final Hip Hop show. Featuring performances by Fathom, Wayward, Mr Pizzy, Billy Ballads, We're Wolves, DeDo, and Hosted by Ryah Khal. Doors at 8pm.

House of Rock 422 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

5:30-8:30pm Sat. Jul. 8

Dinner Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher and Josh Gallagher

Jeremy Boettcher has performed music throughout the world. He has toured extensively in S. Carey, traveling throughout the US, Canada, and Europe. Recently, Jeremy finished a residency for Jazz at Lincoln Center in Doha, Qatar. He will be joined by Josh Gallagher on the piano.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Sat. Jul. 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

6:30-9pm Sat. Jul. 8

The Paint Shack

Painting made easy and fun as a trained instructor walks the class through the process. Also paint on wood, bags, glasses and more. Check the website for more information on scheduled events and classes.

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

Cost: Ranges from $10-45 depending on class

7pm Sat. Jul. 8

Live at the Acoustic Cafe: Jen Hazen and (Girl) Friends

Jen Hazen of Davy J and Friends, Jenny and the Jets, Milk and Whiskey and Weapons of Brass Destruction teams up with 3 amazing women in a new collaboration: Sultry Kai Ulrica of Wolves at the Door and RavenWolf, Flutist Julie Majkowski of The Chippewa Valley Flute Ensemble, Guitarist and bass player Kori Riesenweber of Beacon James. Come check out this all female all star line up for a great night of music.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-10:30pm Sat. Jul. 8

The Sheeley House Saloon Presents Brian Bethke

Folk rock singer/songwriter, Brian Bethke been playing guitar and writing songs since he was 13 years old and has released 7 albums of home recorded demos, toured the United States, shared the stage with Jesse Lang, Jordis Unga, The Gin Blossoms, Michael Gliabicki of Rusted Root, The Bodeans and many more.

James Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE with Beverage Purchase

Age: 21+

8pm Sat. Jul. 8

Live at Jake's Supper Club: Yata, Sinz, Orfield & Kittelson

This group brings an unexpected and masterful mashup of folk, blues and jazz. Three veteran musicians – Yata (guitar/voice), Randy Sinz (bass/voice) & Sue Orfield (saxophone/voice) – combine their songwriting and performing skills, presenting a musically powerful performance.

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

9pm Sat. Jul. 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-1am Sat. Jul. 8

Live Music: One Accord

Live music at My Place Bar by One Accord. There will be a chance to win Rockfest tickets.

My Place 408 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9-10pm Sat. Jul. 8

Dinner Jazz: 58' Belvedere

58 Belvedere is a trio performing original compositions by Dean Granros (guitar) and group improvisation. The raw edge of Granros' guitar combined with the extraordinary drum and bass team of Dave Power and Pat Keen provides a new and unfiltered take on the idea of the jazz power trio.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9:30pm-1:30am Sat. Jul. 8

Variety Sound Entertainment

Variety Sound is stopping at O'Leary's to make you move and groove. Make sure to invite your friends, this night will be off the hook.

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

10pm Sat. Jul. 8

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 07/08/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc