Events For 07/23/2017

Sun. Jul. 23

Great River Shakespeare Festival Season 14

Located in Winona, Minnesota, Great River Shakespeare Festival has produced affordable, accessible, and understandable Shakespeare since 2004. In addition to performances lasting from June 23 through July 30, patrons can also participate in a…

Performing Arts Center – Winona State University 450 Johnson Street, Winona

Cost: $12-49

7am-1pm Sun. Jul. 23

Weekend Brunch With Musical Guest Shane Leonard

A farm-focused weekend brunch with lively instrumental tunes from Shane Leonard (10am-1pm). 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 others.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8am-2pm Sun. Jul. 23

Festival Foods Farmers Market

A variety of fresh produce from local farmers.

Festival Foods parking lot 3007 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Age: all ages

10am-4pm Sun. Jul. 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

10-11am Sun. Jul. 23

"Technology and the Evolution of Architecture" Brian Larson

Retired Eau Claire Architect, Brian Larson, will examine the influence of technological change on the evolution of architecture during the Twentieth Century. The developments of steel, electricity, elevators, air conditioning, and other technologies made changes in design strategies possible—sometimes necessary.

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

10am-4pm Sun. Jul. 23

Cultivating the Heart of Compassion

Lama Yeshe, an ordained monk in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, will lead this one day retreat. The retreat will include meditation instruction, time to learn and practice compassion building techniques and a vegetarian potluck lunch eaten mindfully. Develop skills to become more mindful, patient, and less distracted.

Hay River KTC Meditation Center N14085 County VV (not W), Ridgeland

Cost: $25 suggested donation

Age: All Ages

noon-5pm Sun. Jul. 23

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-8pm Sun. Jul. 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

noon-2pm Sun. Jul. 23

"Scrambled" Artist's Reception at the Heyde Center

Scrambled is a Watercolor Art Show utilizing a mixture of styles, techniques, and subjects. You have an opportunity to come and meet the Chippewa Valley Watercolor Artists (CVWA) at a reception.

The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-3pm Sun. Jul. 23

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

12:30pm Sun. Jul. 23

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

1-3pm Sun. Jul. 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

1-5pm Sun. Jul. 23

Antique Fire Truck Show

View antique fire engines and equipment from the 1930s to the 1960s on the front lawn, including the museum's 1931 Seagrave engine. Presented by the Chippewa Valley Chapter of the Society for the Preservation and Appreciation of Antique Motor Fire Apparatus of America. Included with regular museum admission; members free.

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

Cost: Included with museum admission

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Sun. Jul. 23

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

1:30-2:15pm Sun. Jul. 23

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

1:30-4pm Sun. Jul. 23

Summer Concert Sundays at Riverbend

Bring you friends and enjoy live entertainment from our patio or lawn, steps away from the vineyard and a world away from the everyday. Concerts are outside, so bring lawn-chairs and blankets as seating is limited.

River Bend Vineyard & Winery 10439 33rd Avenue, Chippewa Falls

1:30-4pm Sun. Jul. 23

Summer Concert Sundays: Sue Orfield Band

Enjoy a Sunday afternoon with some tunes in the vineyard with the very popular Sue Orfield Band and your favorite wines. For music events, seating is very limited so it is highly recommended to bring your own seating such as lawn chairs, blankets, etc.

River Bend Vineyard & Winery 10439 33rd Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-3pm Sun. Jul. 23

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. 23

Live Music: Eggplant Heroes

Totin' a Folk/Roots Sensibility. An Array of Originals & Favored Songs, from the likes of John Prine, Mountain Gospel & the Old Crow Medicine Show.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-3:30pm Sun. Jul. 23

Fiddler on the Roof

Set in the little village of Anatevka, the iconic play Fiddler on the Roof centers on Tevye, a poor milkman, and his five daughters. With the help of a colorful and tight-knit Jewish community, Tevye tries to protect his daughters and instill them with traditional values in the face of changing social mores and the growing anti-Semitism of Czarist Russia.

The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Adults $14, Seniors $13, Youth $7

Age: All Ages

2-6pm Sun. Jul. 23

Live Music: 40 Fingers

A perfect combination of family-friendly entertainment, great food, and tasty refreshments. 40 Fingers brings back the fun of live music by delivering classic rock music you know and love in a relaxing, casual outdoor setting.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3-7pm Sun. Jul. 23

Live Music at Pioneer Grill & Saloon: Bear Creek Band

The Bear Creek Creek Band brings extreme variety and serious fun to the Pioneer Grill & Saloon on Tainter Lake for an outdoor show featuring their excellent female vocalist Nicole Thomas and covering popular tunes ranging from Lady Antebellum to Lady GaGa.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3-4pm Sun. Jul. 23

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

4-4:55pm Sun. Jul. 23

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+

4-7pm Sun. Jul. 23

Live Music at Mallard Bar: The Gators

Live music on the Chippewa River at Mallard Bar with The Gators. Play yard games, lounge on the riverfront, and bring your kids and dogs. There is a boat launch on site.

Mallard Bar 11939 170th St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-5:30pm Sun. Jul. 23

Floating Bliss SUP Yoga - Open Paddle

This 90 minute class will introduce water safety and paddling techniques, with free time to venture on your own. Perfect for folks who want a great upper body and core workout, or to just paddle a your own leisurely pace.

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

Cost: $15

Age: 16+

4-7pm Sun. Jul. 23

Live Music: Schuh Fly

Plays a variety of popular 60s to 80s Classic Rock & Classic Country music and some more current hits. Many songs covered were number one on the charts. Performing Beatles, Buffet, CCR, Cash, Clapton, Diamond, Eagles, Orbison, Willie Nelson, Zac Brown and many more.

SandBar & Grill 17643 50th Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

5pm Sun. Jul. 23

Eau Claire County Fair: Beer, Soda & Wine Judging

On the first day of the Eau Claire County fair, check out the beer, soda, & wine Judging event. Registration begins at 5pm, judging at 6:30pm.

Eau Claire County Expo Center 5530 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire

5:05-5:35pm Sun. Jul. 23

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+

6-9pm Sun. Jul. 23

Anything Goes Open Mic

Every fourth Sunday brings the Anything Goes Open Mic to Dean & Sue's, hosted by Two Frets Up. All singers, musicians, comedians, and poets are invited to perform. This event is open to the general public.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6:30pm Sun. Jul. 23

Beer, Soda, & Wine Judging

Enter your home made beer, soda, or wine to be judged. Participants must turn in one chilled bottle of beer, soda, or wine with bottle ID form and cash for each entry. Entries day of competition from 5-6:15 p.m. Judging begins at 6:30 p.m. Participating Observers Welcome.

Eau Claire County Expo Center 5530 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $5/entry

Age: 21+

7-8:30pm Sun. Jul. 23

Encounter With Heaven Concert

A peaceful concert of harp, piano, vocals and flute. Heavenly Harp is back after a few seasons with a program of hope and comfort. Come and hear the beautiful music and fascinating stories of religious encounters.

St. John's Lutheran Church 1804 Highland Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 07/23/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc