Events For 07/13/2017

Thu. Jul. 13

Dreaming Big, Planning Big-Entrepreneurship Camp

Students will learn what it takes to own a business by receiving academic instruction in the field of business. They will learn the skills of goal making, innovation, and entrepreneurship through field trips, interactive games and activities, and meeting with local business owners.

Overnight in UWEC Residence Halls

Cost: $325 per student

Age: Grades 6-12

Thu. Jul. 13

Northern Wisconsin State Fair 2017

Annual fair with food vendors, carnival, livestock exhibitions, crafts, homemaking and educational exhibits, and outstanding 4-H displays. More than a mile of midway thrills, great food stands, and free grandstand entertainment.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Ticket pricing information available online

Thu. Jul. 13

Rock Fest 2017

A massive rock n' roll festival featuring national and international performers. There will be tons of performances and exhibitions at various other stages and venues of the park. Headliners include Slayer, Avenged Sevenfold, and Rob Zombie, with many other performances throughout the weekend.

Rock Fest Grounds 24447 County Hwy S, Cadott

Cost: See website for ticket packages and prices

Thu. Jul. 13

Fairfax Pool: Shark Week

Fairfax Maxx's favorite week of the season! Sharky fun and games throughout the week.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4.25/person or Season Pass; Children 2 & under are free

Age: All Ages

6:45-7:30am Thu. Jul. 13

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

8am-4:30pm Thu. Jul. 13

CornerHouse Forensic Interview Training

Investigate the world of forensic interviewing, fact collecting, mandated reporting and more. If you are a social worker, healthcare provider, forensic interviewer, prosecuting attorney, police officer, or any other professional involved in interviewing abuse victims or violent crime witnesses, this course is for you.

Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: $699

8am-3pm Thu. Jul. 13

Summer Institute: Eau Claire

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, Summer Institute will make learning fun for your K-5 child.

Sam Davey Elementary 3000 Starr Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $25 per class

Age: 5-10

8:25-11:45am Thu. Jul. 13

St. Mark STEM+ Camp

St. Mark's STEM+ Camp is a Summer camp that focuses on exploring the content areas of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) with a focus on religion.

St. Mark Lutheran Church & School 3307 State Street, Eau Claire

Cost: Half Day: $60 ($50 Early Bird Through 5/31); Full Day: $85 ($60 Early Bird through 5/31)

Age: All students entering grades 3-8

8:25am-3:30pm Thu. Jul. 13

St. Mark STEM+ Camp

St. Mark's STEM+ Camp is a Summer camp that focuses on exploring the content areas of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) with a focus on religion.

St. Mark Lutheran Church & School 3307 State Street, Eau Claire

Cost: Half Day: $60 ($50 Early Bird Through 5/31); Full Day: $85 ($60 Early Bird through 5/31)

Age: All students entering grades 3-8

9-9:55am Thu. Jul. 13

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+

9am-noon Thu. Jul. 13

Adventurers Youth Choir Camp

Join two of Eau Claire's most experienced music educators, Cathy Reitz and Traci Ohlmann, on a journey of global proportions. Students will improve their singing abilities and their appreciation for music in its many forms as explore music and instruments from around the world. A concert on the last day of camp will showcase what they have learned for family and friends.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $59 (additional siblings, $19)

Age: 1st through 8th grade

9am-noon Thu. Jul. 13

Love Eau Claire - Day Camp

Each day kids will play sports, make a cool craft, hear a story from the Bible, have snack, sing fun songs and even have a li'l time for reading.

, Eau Claire

Cost: Registration fee information available online

Age: Entering 3rd-5th Grade

9am-noon Thu. Jul. 13

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

9:15-10:15am Thu. Jul. 13

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

9:30am Thu. Jul. 13

MOMS Club of the Eau Claire Area

Are you an at-home mom? Come to the monthly planning meeting for MOMS Club Eau Claire-North. Learn about how MOMS Club helps at-home moms socialize, make friends, plan activities, go on field trips, and share in the joys of being an at-home…

Hope Lutheran Church 2226 Eddy Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9:30-11:30am Thu. Jul. 13

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

10am-4pm Thu. Jul. 13

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. Jul. 13

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. Jul. 13

Micon Summer Kids Shows: "Storks"

Storks have moved on from delivering babies to packages. But when an order for a baby appears, the best delivery stork must scramble to fix the error by delivering the baby.

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

Cost: $0.25

Age: Rated PG

10am Thu. Jul. 13

"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 Thu. Jul. 13

Summer Storytime

Summer storytime and activities for all ages.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

10am-noon Thu. Jul. 13

Vintage Vehicles Adventure

Take a short ride into the countryside to enjoy a self-guided tour of a private collection of classic cars, antique tractors, horse-drawn vehicles, and special memorabilia. Light refreshments included. Space is limited. Directions to location south of Eau Claire provided upon registration.

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

Cost: $20 per person

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Thu. Jul. 13

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-7pm Thu. Jul. 13

Sewing Pillows for Charity

Make reading pillows for the Chippewa Valley Child Advocacy Center. Hang out all day or stop by for a little bit. Don't know how to sew? There will be jobs for all ages and skill levels. If you have your own machine/fabric, bring them along. Through the coordination of Junior League - Eau Claire and the support of Stitch Supply Co, area children can receive a comforting gift.

Stitch Supply Co. 913 South Hillcrest Parkway, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:35am Thu. Jul. 13

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

11am-3pm Thu. Jul. 13

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

11:30am-7pm Thu. Jul. 13

Dollar Swim Day: Parks & Recreation Month

Anyone who wears a Parks & Rec t-shirt gets in for $1.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $1/person or Season Pass; Children 2 & under are free

Age: All Ages

noon-1pm Thu. Jul. 13

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. Jul. 13

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-6pm Thu. Jul. 13

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. Jul. 13

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. Jul. 13

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

noon-5pm Thu. Jul. 13

200 Main Gallery Showing 'Four Accomplished Gents'

200 Main Gallery will host 'Four Accomplishe dGents', featuring works of Bob Gehrke, Mel Sundby, John Lawler and Andy Shafer. Their work - sculpture, painting and ceramic - can be seen nation and world-wide. We are very fortunate to have gathered these unique and talented gentlemen.

200 Main - Gallery & Studios 200 Main St., Eau Claire

12:30-1:30pm Thu. Jul. 13

Collecting Rocks, Gems, and Minerals - A Lifetime Hobby

Richard Mills has been collecting since he was a child and is coming into to share stories from his hobby and his collection.

Augusta Senior and Community Center 616 West Washington St., Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-6pm Thu. Jul. 13

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+

1-4pm Thu. Jul. 13

Adventurers Youth Choir Camp

Join two of Eau Claire's most experienced music educators, Cathy Reitz and Traci Ohlmann, on a journey of global proportions. Students will improve their singing abilities and their appreciation for music in its many forms as explore music and instruments from around the world. A concert on the last day of camp will showcase what they have learned for family and friends.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $59 (additional siblings, $19)

Age: 1st through 8th grade

1:30pm Thu. Jul. 13

Magic Workshop with Jason Love

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 – Eau Claire Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Youth

1:30-3pm Thu. Jul. 13

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

5-5:55pm Thu. Jul. 13

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+

5-6pm Thu. Jul. 13

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

5-6:30pm Thu. Jul. 13

Restart - 5 Week Summer Nutrition and Detox Program

A 5-week program with a 3-week sugar detox built in. It is part nutritional class, part sugar detox, and part support group. Give your body a break from sugar while feasting on the fresh produce of the summer season.

Vitalistic Protocol, LLC 616 S Farwell Street, Eau Claire

Cost: Cost information available online (Pre-register by Jul 1)

Age: 21+

5-9pm Thu. Jul. 13

6th Annual "Where in Eau Claire" Scavenger Hunt

An evening of fun for a great cause with good food and raffles. "Where in Eau Claire" is a fun event benefitting the families served by the Family Resource Center. Teams will scour the city as they check off items on their list—visiting local businesses, finding items, stopping at local attractions—all in an attempt to earn the most points.

Happy Hollow Tavern 1628 N Hillcrest Pkwy, Altoona

Cost: Team registration $150 by June 29 ($175 if after)

Age: Team captain must be 18+

5-8pm Thu. Jul. 13

Sports Camp

Kids learn sports skills taught by college athletes while also learning valuable lessons from the Bible. Sports include soccer, flag football, basketball, cheer, and Team 45 (sports skills for 4-5 year olds).

Menomonie Alliance Church 502 21st St. N, Menomonie

Cost: $15

Age: 4-12 years old

5-8pm Thu. Jul. 13

4 Accomplished Gents Opening Reception

A rare opportunity to gather four 'masters' of fine art: Bob Gehrke, Mel Sundby, John Lawler and Andy Shafer. All local artists in the mediums of sculpture, painting and clay, these gentlemen have raised the bar for decades, and will display their work.

200 Main - Gallery & Studios 200 Main St., Eau Claire

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Jul. 13

Burger King Classic Car Show - Muscle Car Mania

Classic cars, vintage, antique, muscle cars and more. Fun for the entire family. This week’s theme is Muscle Car Mania. Rock the 70’s with muscle cars and great 70’s music and fashion. Bring your muscled motors.

Burger King - West Side 2833 North Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Jul. 13

Dinner Jazz: Colin Heshmat Trio

The Colin Heshmat quartet is a locally formed group that performs jazz standards and original composition. The group’s composition work strives to push the definition of jazz outward and provide relevancy to a new generation.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-6:45pm Thu. Jul. 13

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

6-9pm Thu. Jul. 13

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

6-7:30pm Thu. Jul. 13

Outdoor Sports Talk

Join outdoor enthusiast Mark Vincent, as he talks about kayaking, canoeing and other outdoor activities.

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

6-7:30pm Thu. Jul. 13

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. Jul. 13

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. Jul. 13

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. Jul. 13

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. Jul. 13

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: Idle Empress + Bri Murphy w/ The Nunnery

Lauren Anderson leads Idle Empress with her guitar-driven, emotive songs. Idle Empress’ impressive self-titled debut EP was released in early 2016. Bri Murphy is an Eau Claire native now based in Nashville who has toured all over the U.S., Canada, and Japan as a fiddle player. The layers of The Nunnery’s voice build into a chorus; each performance is a calm, meditative experience, combining music + art with an audience.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8:30pm Thu. Jul. 13

Music Over Menomin: Weapons of Brass Destruction

The Weapons’ musical roots are definitely from the Crescent City, but don’t look for run-of-the-mill dixieland here; funky R&B, afro, and mambo grooves feature prominently in our repertoire. Think Dirty Dozen, Trombone Shorty, Rebirth, and Youngblood.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Thu. Jul. 13

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.

Dean & Sue’s Bar & Grill 2002 Midway Rd., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

8:30-10:30pm Thu. Jul. 13

Outdoor Movie at Menomonie Public Library

After Music Over Menomin, check out an outdoor movie on the big screen on the lawn. Rain or shine. Movie is TBA, but appropriate for kids age 12+ and adults.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

9pm Thu. Jul. 13

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. Jul. 13

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Mike Lester

Mike Lester returns to headline at The Plus for the second time. Mike is one of the fastest rising stars of the Minneapolis Comedy scene, works at Acme Comedy Club (one of the best clubs in the country), and opens for touring comics from all across the country.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA, $3 with valid student ID (ticket comes with free domestic tap/rail/soda)

Age: All Ages (18+ Suggested)

9pm Thu. Jul. 13

Vinyl Nights: DJ Cooper

Vinyl Nights are all about vibe, and on Thursdays it's Late Night Happy Hour from 9pm-11pm with half price taps. Sit back and enjoy 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.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 07/13/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc