Events For 07/16/2017

Sun. Jul. 16

Monster Lake Swim

A two mile swim on Lower Long Lake. The start and finish will take place at Camp Manitou; check-in is 8-8:30 AM with a competitors meeting at 8:45 AM. Limited overnight camping will be available Saturday night with approval.

Camp Manitou 27960 137th Street, New Auburn

Age: All Ages

Sun. Jul. 16

Blugold Beginnings Exploring Art, Language and Culture

Students will receive academic instruction in liberal arts (theatre, photography, creative writing, journalism, arts, language) related areas, team building activities, and participate in other fun activities around campus and in the community.

Overnight in UWEC Residence Halls

Cost: $325 per student

Age: Grades 6-12

Sun. Jul. 16

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

7am-1pm Sun. Jul. 16

Weekend Brunch: With Musical Guest Riding Horses

A farm-focused weekend brunch with lively instrumental tunes from Riding Horses 10am-1pm. Brunch features an array of midwestern and other brunch classics including omelettes, quiche, wild rice porridge, Belgian waffles, sandwiches, and more. From the bar pick from a variety of classic and original morning drinks including mimosas, bloody marys, and others, and non-alcoholic concoctions.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8am-2pm Sun. Jul. 16

Festival Foods Farmers Market

A variety of fresh produce from local farmers.

Festival Foods parking lot 3007 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Age: all ages

9:30am-2:30pm Sun. Jul. 16

Paddle Board Yoga

Come have a picnic and paddle board with Latitude 44 Yoga Studio. The day will include a paddle board lesson, paddle board yoga class, picnic and free time to paddle around Half-Moon Lake.

Half Moon Lake, Eau Claire

Cost: $60 member discount available

10am-4pm Sun. Jul. 16

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

10-11am Sun. Jul. 16

"I Could Die Here" Ray Hilfiker

This service explores my story of having and surviving polio. It is a story of heartache, and ultimately hope. During the services child care is available downstairs in the Nursery for children 4 and under. Activities are available downstairs in the Children’s Chapel/Social Hall for children over 4.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation 421 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

10:15-10:55am Sun. Jul. 16

Twisty Tots Yoga

Join us with your sweet little tot to explore twisty yoga moves, relaxation, deep breathing, progressive muscle relaxation, while nurturing the bond between you and your toddler.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $5/child; Parents Free

Age: Ages 3-6

10:30am-noon Sun. Jul. 16

Church at The Fair

Free admission, come for church, stay for the fair/ This event is open to everyone, so invite your friends and family. Worship with 513FREE, and message by Jarell Roach (Youth for Christ Director, U.S. Military Chaplain's Assistant & Comedian).

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-noon Sun. Jul. 16

Shine On Spiritual Service

Inspirational talks, messages, and healing/meditation. Shine On Sevices is a spiritual based gathering of like minded souls. Expect a warm welcome, an uplifting message and more.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Love Donations Accepted

noon-5pm Sun. Jul. 16

Sunday Fun at Farm to Fork

A fun-day for family, spend the day in the yard playing bean bag toss, horse shoes and 9 hole Frisbee golf. There will be drink specials and wood-fired pizzas available including gluten free crusts.

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

noon-5pm Sun. Jul. 16

Carson Park Train Rides

Enjoy a scenic, half-mile train ride located in Eau Claire's premier Carson Park presented by the Chippewa Valley Railroad Association. A coal-fired steam engine pulls one train, a G-16 gasoline powered-streamliner pulls the other.

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: Under 2 years old FREE, ages 2-12 $2, ages 12+ $3

noon Sun. Jul. 16

Eau Claire Cavaliers Baseball

See a hometown baseball game with the Eau Claire Cavaliers baseball team. June 6, 7:30pm vs. Menomonie Eagles June 8, 7:30pm vs. Marshfield Chapparrals June 18, 12:30pm vs. Eau Claire Rivermen June 28, 7:30pm vs. Haugen…

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 adults; $1 students 18 & under; children 5 & under FREE; season ticket options available

Age: All ages

noon-8pm Sun. Jul. 16

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-3pm Sun. Jul. 16

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

1-3pm Sun. Jul. 16

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

1-4pm Sun. Jul. 16

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

1-4pm Sun. Jul. 16

Cali Style Rotary's 1st Annual BBQ

Calling all Mazda owners. Come celebrate Cali Style Rotary's 1st Annual BBQ. There will be a Raffle to be held at 3:00 as well as Food and fun for the whole family.

Cali Style Rotary Rebuilds 1503 N Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30pm Sun. Jul. 16

A Little Night Music

Performed as a concert musical and fully staged with sets and period costumes, this Tony Award winning musical explores the tangled affairs of actress Desiree Armfeldt and the two men who love her. WHen everyone gathers for a weekend in the country, infinite possibilities of new romances and second chances bring surprised.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $8 Youth, $12 Student, $18 Seniors, $22 Adult

Age: All Ages

1:30-2:15pm Sun. Jul. 16

Kettlebell AMPD

Kettlebell AMPD is a heart-pounding class that uses low kettlebell weights and high reps and sets the moves to music. This class is 45 minutes and focuses on several areas such as arms, legs, core, and cardio. With Kettlebell AMPD you'll burn a ton of calories AND have fun doing it.

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $6

Age: All Ages

1:30-3pm Sun. Jul. 16

Lectio Eucharist

Join Father George for a 3-week study, "Lectio Eucharist," July 9-23.Deepen your understanding of the mystery and wonder of the Eucharist. Attend on Sundays or Mondays.

Sacred Heart-St Patrick Parish Center 322 Fulton St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 16+

1:30-4:30pm Sun. Jul. 16

Live Music: Micah Ryan

A well-balanced mixture of music including originals and covers that you are sure to connect to.

Jeremiah's Bullfrog Fish Farm N1409 566th St, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3-4pm Sun. Jul. 16

Raise The Barre

Barre is a full body workout that uses isometric strength training combined with high reps of small range-of-motion movements while incorporating cardio, light weights, core work and stretching to define your body. Raise The Barre is an energetic class that includes all levels.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: Drop In Rate $15, punch card & monthly membership available

Age: All Ages

3-7pm Sun. Jul. 16

Live Music: The Thundermen

The Thundermen return to The Pioneer Tavern for a rockin' Sunday afternoon of 50s, 60s and 70's tunes snd even a little country. The band will be a 4 piece with Dave Engedal on lead guitar and vocals.

Pioneer Grill & Saloon E5699 Cty. Hwy. D, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

4-4:55pm Sun. Jul. 16

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+

4-5:30pm Sun. Jul. 16

Floating Bliss Stand Up Paddle Board - Open Paddle

90 minutes of open paddle on beautiful Dells Pond (Mt. Simon Boat Launch) includes paddle instruction and safety then guided or unguided open paddle. 8 adult boards and 6 kids boards available. Please call Sandy to reserve your board or sign up online.

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

Cost: $15

Age: Ages 9+

4:30-6pm Sun. Jul. 16

Summer Rock Band

Join us for this unique opportunity to work with one of Eau Claire’s preeminent musicians and educators, Eric “Pedals” Thompson, as you make music in a band. Students will write their own song and learn two or more cover songs along with music theory, ensemble playing, and songwriting. Cap off the experience with a show at the Plus.

Pedals Music 307 S Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $99

Age: High School Students & YA

5-7pm Sun. Jul. 16

Just Us for Justice Pasta Dinner

The Just Us for Justice Pasta Dinner (in conjunction with the Just Us for Justice Run/Walk) raises money for Fierce Freedom, fighting human trafficking and bonded slavery in the Chippewa Valley and beyond. The dinner is from 5-7pm, with a program from 6-6:15pm.

Peace Lutheran Church 501 E. Fillmore Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Suggested Donation: Advance tickets $7/individual, $5 kids 4-12, FREE kids 3 and under. Tickets at the door are $1 more each.

Age: All ages

5:05-5:35pm Sun. Jul. 16

Hip Hop Fit

30 minutes of Toning to todays Hits with certified trainer Emily Balow

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness 308 N Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 12+

6-7:30pm Sun. Jul. 16

Summer Funk Band

Horns, vocals, guitar, bass, keyboard, drums -- many instruments are needed for this sophisticated style. Students will meet in sectionals the first two weeks to hone their parts before working together as a full ensemble.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $99

Age: High School Students & YA

6:15pm Sun. Jul. 16

Destination Yoga: Leinie Lodge

Head out on an adventure and join Latitude 44 Yoga Studio at the Leinie Lodge. A 45 minute yoga class followed by beer tasting with your fellow yogis. The cost of the event includes yoga, beer tasting, and after hours access to the lodge. The class will be accessible to all levels. Please bring a yoga mat.

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

Cost: $15

Age: 21+

6:30-8pm Sun. Jul. 16

Summer Rock Band

Join us for this unique opportunity to work with one of Eau Claire’s preeminent musicians and educators, Eric “Pedals” Thompson, as you make music in a band. Students will write their own song and learn two or more cover songs along with music theory, ensemble playing, and songwriting. Cap off the experience with a show at the Plus.

Pedals Music 307 S Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $99

Age: High School Students & YA

7-8pm Sun. Jul. 16

Open Interfaith Prayers and Meditations

This month's theme is Celebrating Nature. Anyone of any faith (or no particular faith) is most welcome to share in a casual gathering for promoting peace and positive thoughts. Bring a prayer, devotional reading, poem, or song if you’d like to share. Or just come to absorb a spirit of friendship and unity.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 07/16/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc