Events For 07/28/2017

Fri. Jul. 28

SportsMetrics ™ Jump Training Camp

Train with SportsMetrics™ to reduce your risk of injury and enhance competitive athletic performance. Learn proper injury prevention techniques along with jumping drills to gain new insight into fitness and athletic safety. Perfect for all student athletes.

UWEC Campus

Cost: $195

Age: Grades 6-12

Fri. Jul. 28

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

Fri. Jul. 28

Chippewa Valley Slam Fest

Four sporting events (basketball, volleyball, running, and bowling) rolled into one weekend filled with live music, great food, inflatables, vendor booths, and fun. CV Slam Fest will have something fun for everyone in the family. Join us this summer at Wagner's Lanes for a tradition in the making.

The Complexx (at Wagner's Lanes) 2159 Brackett Ave., Eau Claire

Fri. Jul. 28

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

Fri. Jul. 28

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

Fri. Jul. 28

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

8-9am Fri. Jul. 28

Floating Bliss SUP Yoga - Intro to Adult Paddle + Yoga

This 60 minute class will introduce 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.

Lake Altoona County Beach 604 Beach Rd., Altoona

Cost: $15 (Daily $3 Parking pass required for Lake Altoona Park*)

Age: 16+

9am-noon Fri. Jul. 28

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

9:30-10:30am Fri. Jul. 28

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+

9:30-10:30am Fri. Jul. 28

Floating Bliss SUP Yoga - Intro to Kids Paddle + Yoga

This 60 minute class will introduce your child/teen 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.

Lake Altoona County Beach 604 Beach Rd., Altoona

Cost: $15 (Daily $3 parking pass required for Lake Altoona Park)

Age: 8-15 years

10am-4pm Fri. Jul. 28

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

10-11:30am Fri. Jul. 28

Healthy Heart and a Healthy Brain

Join Dr. Hanna as he explains how working to have a healthy heart also leads to having a healthy brain.

Dove Healthcare West - Community Room 1405 Truax Blvd, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 60+

10am Fri. Jul. 28

"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-4pm Fri. Jul. 28

Kids' Days at the Fair

Face painting, Balloon sculptures, Fish pond, Petting zoo, and much more. Friday Only 5-7 p.m. Bungee Jumping & Bungee Running.

Eau Claire County Expo Center 5530 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: 25¢ per activity in tent, wrist bands avaialble. Friday only $5 - Bungee Activities

Age: Kids of all ages

10-11am Fri. Jul. 28

Family Resource Centers Fun Friday

Each Friday will feature a new theme for fun interaction with your child.

Family Resource Center for Eau Claire County 4800 Golf Rd., Suite 450, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 1-5

10am-5pm Fri. Jul. 28

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-4pm Fri. Jul. 28

Friends of the Library Book Sale

The Friends of the Library will hold a book sale on the lower level of the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in Eau Claire on Friday, July 28, and Saturday, July 29. A bag sale on Saturday will feature discount pricing.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library 400 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

Cost: free

Age: All Ages

10am-8:30pm Fri. Jul. 28

Eau Claire County Fair: 4-H Fun & Car Show

Check out Kids Day Games & Petting Zoo, Rock and Roll to Go Bungee Jumping/Bungee Running, and a Collector Car Show. Full Schedule available online.

Eau Claire County Expo Center 5530 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE Admission

10-10:30am Fri. Jul. 28

Planetarium: Sky Stories

It's a starry, starry night (or day) at the Museum. Check out the new Planetarium for an outta this world show. Visitors will lie down under the stars and hear all kinds of stories about the constellations in the sky. Shows start promptly at listed times and space allows for only the first 25 guests.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:45am Fri. Jul. 28

Preschool Storytime

For children who are able to sit through longer stories and participate in more advanced activities. Stories, songs, rhymes and movement activities.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library Youth Services Program Room 400 Eau Claire Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Preschool

10:30-11am Fri. Jul. 28

Summer Family Storytimes

Bring the whole family for an active half hour of books, songs, rhymes and movement.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Family

10:30am Fri. Jul. 28

Augusta Senior Center Book Club

“Ordinary Grace” by William Kent Krueger. A novel about a young man, a small town, and a murder in the summer of 1961. Get a copy of the book from the center or order one from your local library.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-1pm Fri. Jul. 28

Brat Fry-Menomonie Market Food Co-op

Stop by for a local brat lunch featuring Deutsch Family Farm brats and various sides.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main St. East, Menomonie

Age: All Ages

11am-3pm Fri. Jul. 28

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

noon-5pm Fri. Jul. 28

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-8pm Fri. Jul. 28

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 Fri. Jul. 28

Food Truck Friday

Trinity Lutheran Church will be hosting a food truck lunch. Trucks will line up on the Clairemont Access Road directly in front of Trinity Lutheran Church.

Trinity Lutheran Church 1314 E. Lexington Blvd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-5pm Fri. Jul. 28

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 Fri. Jul. 28

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+

1:30-4pm Fri. Jul. 28

Summer Wild Edibles

Join a Beaver Creek naturalist for a taste of some summer’s wild edibles. Take a hike and look for some common, easily-identifiable, wild edible plants. Nibble a few things during the hike hike, and then sample some cooked greens and a wild beverage or two.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Cost: $8-11

3-4:30pm Fri. Jul. 28

Modern Dance Class

This is a modern dance class based on the techniques of Martha Graham and Michael Doran. all adults are invited to join us for this restorative , strength building and inspiring class.

Dancers Studio 800 Wisconsin St. (Banbury Place, Building 13 - Room 122), Eau Claire

Cost: $40 per month

Age: Adults all ages

5-9pm Fri. Jul. 28

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

6-10pm Fri. Jul. 28

Teen Summer Program - Late Night Lock-In

Altoona Public Library is ending the Summer Reading Program with a Lock-In. Teens are invited to the library after closing time to enjoy pizza, games, movies, and to been drawn by a caricature artist.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

6:15-9:15pm Fri. Jul. 28

Tao's Kitchen: Cooking Vietnamese

Chef Thao Yohnk of Tao's Kitchen will bring her skills to Forage as she talks about her love of Vietnamese cuisine and shares a few of her recipes. Learn to make fresh spring rolls with peanut dipping sauce, Vietnamese beef noodles, and a flan cake with coconut milk and coffee.

Forage 930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212, Eau Claire

Cost: $50

6:30-9pm Fri. Jul. 28

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

7-10pm Fri. Jul. 28

Tunes at the Tasting Lounge

Every Friday you can enjoy our locally produced wines and spirits while listening to an array of local musicians. Check out Infinity Beverages' Facebook page or website before swinging down for updates and musician details.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Age: 21+

7pm Fri. Jul. 28

Live at the Acoustic Cafe: Klezmazel

Klezmazel is group of five musicians who decided to resurrect musical skills learned long ago in a way that enables them to celebrate the joy of life. The group takes their cue from a 500 year old tradition of ethnic music most closely associated with the Jews and Gypsies of Eastern Europe.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-11pm Fri. Jul. 28

Two Way Street

Two Way Street returns to The Moose Lodge playing a variety of dance tunes.

Moose Lodge Curvue Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

7:05pm Fri. Jul. 28

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

7:05pm Fri. Jul. 28

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

7:30pm Fri. Jul. 28

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

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Jul. 28

Eau Claire International Folk Dancers

A weekly recreational international dance group where you dance the dances of many lands. Come and join us whenever you like. No partners necessary. Wear comfortable clothes and soft-soled, non-marking clean shoes. First Fridays of the month are specialized for beginners.

YMCA Fitness Center 206 Emery St., Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $2/night; more if live music

8pm-2am Fri. Jul. 28

Executive Class Artist Showcase Vol. 3

Volume 3 of the Executive Class Artist Showcase will be bringing hip-hop artist from the tri-state area, as well as some great up and coming local performers. If you're looking for good live hip-hop music look no further.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

9pm Fri. Jul. 28

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 Fri. Jul. 28

Vinyl Nights: BMoen

Brian Mo spins classics to currents and everything in between. Some you may have heard some you haven't, either way you're bound to have a good time. Enjoy craft cocktails, regional beers/wines, and order from the popular late-night menu featuring the Scandinavian Koldtbord.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9:30pm-1:30am Fri. Jul. 28

Live at O'Leary's: Rockin' Ivy

Join Rockin Ivy at O'Leary's. This rock-n-roll band features two female lead vocalists covering artists such at Heart, Pink and many more.

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

10pm Fri. Jul. 28

Live at the Mousetrap: Dames + Snifter

Get to the Mousetrap tonight for live music from Dames and Snifter. Doors at 8pm.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 07/28/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc