Events For 07/27/2017

Thu. Jul. 27

Coding Day Camp

Students will receive an introduction to computer science by learning the skills they need to build a real-world website that will be live on the web even after the course is done.

Centennial Hall, UWEC 1698 Park Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $150 per student

Age: Grades 6-12

Thu. Jul. 27

Dunn County Fair

The Dunn County Fair provides entertainment, rides, live music, tractor pull, races, demo derby, and 4-H events for all visitors.

Dunn County Fair Grounds 620 17th St., Menomonie

Cost: $1/person; $2 after 4pm on Fri & Sat; $10 for season pass; free parking

Age: All Ages

Thu. Jul. 27

Eau Claire County Fair

A youth and family-centered fair with animal judging, 4-H exhibits, low cost games and activities for children, educational exhibits and moderately-priced concessions including homemade pies. Check out antique tractors, cowboy mounted shooting contests, baking contests, charcoal chicken dinners, crafts & merchant displays, a collector car show, and more.

Eau Claire County Expo Center 5530 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE Admission, FREE Parking

Age: All Ages

Thu. Jul. 27

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

6:45-7:30am Thu. Jul. 27

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

9-9:55am Thu. Jul. 27

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. 27

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. 27

ACT Test Preparation

Take two official, retired ACT tests and receive detailed results. Write a practice essay using a typical ACT prompt and receive individual feedback. Complete sample exercises and skill drills to review key concepts. Learn test-taking strategies and helpful hints for each section of the test.

UW-Eau Claire Campus (Room TBD) 105 Garfield Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $179 early bird, $199 standard

Age: Grades 10-12

9am-noon Thu. Jul. 27

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. 27

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

9:30-11:30am Thu. Jul. 27

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. 27

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 Thu. Jul. 27

Micon Summer Kids Shows: "Trolls"

After the Bergens invade Troll Village, Poppy (Anna Kendrick), the happiest Troll ever born, and the overly-cautious, curmudgeonly Branch (Justin Timberlake) set off on a journey to rescue her friends.

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

Cost: $0.25

Age: Rated PG

10am Thu. Jul. 27

"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. 27

Summer Storytime

Summer storytime and activities for all ages.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

10am-5pm Thu. Jul. 27

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-noon Thu. Jul. 27

Children's Drawing Class

Learn to draw a variety of subjects. We will study line, form, tone, perspective and more. Drawing supplies furnished, but please bring your own drawing paper or pad at least 8"x`10." Instructor Vicki Casper

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

Cost: $15

Age: 8-12

10:15-10:35am Thu. Jul. 27

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. 27

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. 27

Dollar Swim Day: Rubber Ducky Day

Anyone who brings a rubber duck pays $1 admission. Rubber Ducky Derby begins at 1:30pm ($1 per duck).

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. 27

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. 27

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. 27

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. 27

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. 27

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. 27

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

1-6pm Thu. Jul. 27

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+

1pm Thu. Jul. 27

AARP Meeting with Guest Speaker, Kelly Johnson

AARP Meeting with Guest Speaker, Kelly Johnson, Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist with Mayo Clinic in Eau Claire. Kelly will talk about the Farmer’s Market, produce shopping tips, and how to add fresh foods to your diet.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Thu. Jul. 27

Children's Drawing Class

Learn to draw a variety of subjects in this three session class. Study form, line, tone, perspective, and more. Drawing supplies furnished, but please bring your own drawing paper or pad at least 8"x10". Instructor Vicki Casper

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

Cost: $15

Age: Ages 13-18

1:10-2pm Thu. Jul. 27

Pranayama Yoga (Breath Control)

The powerful benefits from learning breath control are often overlooked in most Western yoga classes. If you would like to gain energy, get out of the 'fight or flight' mode most of us are in from stressful lives, and prepare for meditation, then this is the class for you.

PRAJNA pilates | yoga | beyond 705 S. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15, or punch card

Age: 18+

1:30pm Thu. Jul. 27

Getting from Here to There with the Chippewa Valley Museum

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. 27

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. 27

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+

5-7pm Thu. Jul. 27

Artist Reception: Chippewa Valley Watercolor Artists

The Chippewa Valley Watercolor Artists is a group of area artists with various backgrounds and levels of expertise who come together each month to enjoy the camaraderie of other artists as well as the many possibilities of the media.

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

5-6pm Thu. Jul. 27

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. 27

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+

5-7:30pm Thu. Jul. 27

HIV Testing

Free and confidential HIV testing provided by the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin.

Chippewa Valley LGBTQ+ Community Center 800 Wisconsin St Bldg D02 #409, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Jul. 27

Men's Yoga

Whether you have been an athlete all your life, never stretched, and are now feeling the aches and pains; or you sit at a desk or in a car a lot; or you do physical repetitive labor all day, this is for you.

PRAJNA pilates | yoga | beyond 705 S. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15, or punch card

Age: 16+

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Jul. 27

Burger King Classic Car Show - Mayberry Guru Day

Classic cars, vintage, antique, muscle cars and more. Fun for the entire family. This week’s theme is Mayberry Guru Day. Celebrate local Sheriff Barney, Ken Anderson.

Burger King - Golf Road 2626 Golf Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Jul. 27

Live Music: Two Rivers

Randy Sinz, Sue Orfield, and Gregg Wheeler are back at Foster Cheese Haus performing fun, lively tunes as Two Rivers.

Foster Cheese Haus E10934 County Hwy HH, Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-9pm Thu. Jul. 27

Picnic on the Green

Enjoy a wonderful evening in a beautiful setting with great food, drinks, door prizes, auction items and music. Proceeds go to the Community Table.

Pine Meadow Golf Club 4324 Fairfax Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: All ages

5:30-7pm Thu. Jul. 27

Guided Yoga Nidra

Yoga Nidra stills your mind, releases physical tension in your body and aims to balance life force energy. With regular practice yoga nidra, like meditation, can have profound physical, psychological and spiritual benefits. You will learn tools to take your home meditation practice to the next level.

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

Cost: $20 (member discount available)

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Jul. 27

Dinner Jazz: Boettcher + 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 good friend and incredible talent, Josh Gallagher, on the piano.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Jul. 27

Dinner Jazz: Sean Carey Trio

Joined by Jeremy Boettcher (bass) and Josh Gallagher (piano), Sean takes the stage for a well polished set of instrumentals ranging from jazz standards to Beach Boys covers.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Thu. Jul. 27

Live Music: Ken Valdez

The Fill Inn Station welcomes Ken Valdez a Santa Fe, NM born and bred guitarist, singer-songwriter, who now calls Minneapolis home. He's been turning heads with his versatility, raw talent and a true grit that impart a genuine realness into his songs.

Fill-Inn Station 104 W. Columbia St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6-6:45pm Thu. Jul. 27

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. 27

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

6-9pm Thu. Jul. 27

Ladies Night Vendor Party

Vendors including Thirty One, Plexus, Motives, Lip Sense, it Works, Kannaway, Legging Army, Pamper Chef, and Timeless Photography. Serving wine for $3 a glass with cheese and some free apps.

Mystic Grill 23583 County Highway SS, New Auburn

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7:30pm Thu. Jul. 27

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. 27

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. 27

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. 27

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. 27

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: Reservoir + Caitlin McGarvey w/ Mid Air

Reservoir hails from Eau Claire and makes ambient indie folk rock that displays their love of the still, small things that define daily life. Caitlin McGarvey has a knack for penning infectious pop hooks paired with lyrics that reflect on the nostalgic pangs of loss, the pressing darkness of regret, and the compelling thrills of love. Mid Air is Luke and Chelsea, who first met in Eau Claire, WI through a friend and got married six months later.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:35pm Thu. Jul. 27

Eau Claire Express vs Waterloo Bucks

Get to Carson Park to watch the Eau Claire Express take on the Waterloo Bucks.

Eau Claire Express Stadium - Carson Park 702 Carson Park Drive, 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

6:35pm Thu. Jul. 27

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

7-8:30pm Thu. Jul. 27

Music Over Menomin: The Cutaways

The Cutaways are on an extensive tour of the Bi-State area this summer. Look for them in all of your favorite venues, especially if you happen to like Jake’s on Tainter Lake, as well as other miscellaneous stages throughout the Chippewa Valley and beyond.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Thu. Jul. 27

Madagascar: A Musical Adventure

They're out of the zoo and onto the stage! Join a band of zoo animals including a lion, a giraffe, a zebra, a hippo, and handful of penguins on their way from Central Park Zoo to Madagascar.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

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

Age: All Ages

9pm Thu. Jul. 27

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. 27

Vinyl NIghts: 80's Records with Billy Siegel

Join Revival Records' Billy Siegel as he spins your favorite 80s jams all night. Requests and dancing strongly encouraged.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

9pm Thu. Jul. 27

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Ramblin' - A Night of Stories, Standup & Songs

Clear Water Comedy brings you a night of stories, standup & songs featuring local favorites and a few friends from the Twin Cities. Music by: Matt Vold (of Pit Wagon); Stories/Readings by: Rob Reid & Andrew Patrie Comedy by: Kristen Anne Pichette, Dena Denny, Cullen Ryan; Hosted by: Jordan James Duroe.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 Cover ($3 w/ Student ID)

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 07/27/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc