Events For 07/29/2017

Sat. Jul. 29

6th Annual Ren in the Glen

Enter a world of magic, wonder and adventure - Ren in the Glen medieval fantasy faire. Music, dance, shows, shops, exotic goods, food, tavern, Medieval Tourney, Fight the Knight, and Royal Court. Come in costume.

Ren in the Glen 1442 Dunn St. Croix Road, Glenwood City

Cost: $8 at the gate, $6 advance, kids 12 and under free

Age: All Ages

Sat. Jul. 29

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

Sat. Jul. 29

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

Sat. Jul. 29

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

Sat. Jul. 29

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-8pm Sat. Jul. 29

Eau Claire County Fair: FFA Day & Military Day

Check out a Dog Agility show, the FAIRly Fun 5k, the Crafters & Merchants Market, horse drawn wagon rides, kids day games & petting zoo, FFA corn feed, military color guard presentation, cowboy mounted shooting show, cookie baking contest, and livestock sale. Full schedule available online.

Eau Claire County Expo Center 5530 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE Admission

7am-1pm Sat. Jul. 29

Weekend Brunch With Musical Guests Tim Sullivan and Jeremy Boettcher

A farm-focused weekend brunch with lively instrumental tunes from Tim Sullivan and Jeremy Boettcher (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.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: Music is FREE; consult menu for food prices

Age: All Ages

7:30am-1pm Sat. Jul. 29

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

8-8:55am Sat. Jul. 29

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+

8am-1pm Sat. Jul. 29

Menomonie Farmers Market

Since 2000, this market has seen a remarkable growth in participation and sales. Farmer participation has increased from an average of 3-4 vendors in past seasons to 20 vendors at the peak of the summer harvest. A typical market day this past season had 15-20 farmers selling everything from vegetables to fruit, eggs, meats and handmade crafts.

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

Age: all ages

8:30-10:30am Sat. Jul. 29

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+

8:30am-5pm Sat. Jul. 29

Blue Caps Vintage Base Ball Festival

1860 Vintage Base Ball Festival that will include 6 teams from 3 different states. The day will also include family programming at 8:30am to try your hand at 1860s style baseball. Concessions will be provided by the Blind Munchies. Merchandise and silent auction will be available with proceeds going to the Menomonie Blue Caps.

Phelan Park County Rd. Y and 21st Ave. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9-9:30am Sat. Jul. 29

Serious Circuits

30 minutes of weights and cardio circuit training with personal Trainer Emily Balow

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $8

Age: 12+

9-10am Sat. Jul. 29

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

9:30-11:30am Sat. Jul. 29

BookBike at Downtown Farmers Market

The BookBike is a very small library branch on wheels. You will be able to check out materials, sign up for a library card, get answers to your reference questions, learn how to download digital content and so much more.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

9:30am-noon Sat. Jul. 29

Live Music: Two Rivers

Two Rivers will be playing lively tunes at the farmer's market. Get your fresh produce while enjoying some local music.

Eau Claire Farmer's Market 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: Free

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. Jul. 29

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-6pm Sat. Jul. 29

Autumn Harvest Winery 13th Anniversary Customer Appreciation Day

Live music and refreshments all day. The whole family is invited to enjoy live music, pick their own blueberries, and take in the beautiful Wisconsin countryside. Wine specials and complimentary wine tastings all day. Fire Truck Pizza will be serving pizza. Chair massages from Nurturing Nature from 12-4pm.

Autumn Harvest Winery 19947 Cty Hwy J, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-4:30pm Sat. Jul. 29

Marigold Cafe at River Bend

Marigold Cafe is a local food truck that specializes in Italian fare. They offer delicious grilled paninis and decadent gelato. It's recommended to bring your own seating in case the patio is full.

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

10am Sat. Jul. 29

"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 Sat. Jul. 29

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

10am-5pm Sat. Jul. 29

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 Sat. Jul. 29

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

11am-7pm Sat. Jul. 29

Chalkfest 2017

Imagine a campus overtaken by a day-long firestorm of creativity and positive community energy, culminating in yards and yards of sidewalk space displaying amazing chalk artwork. That's Chalkfest. This annual event will take place all day on the beautiful UW-Eau Claire campus. It's part urban art festival and part family-friendly fun. Sponsored by Volume One & UWEC.

UWEC Lower Campus Commons, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-3pm Sat. Jul. 29

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 Sat. Jul. 29

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 Sat. Jul. 29

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 Sat. Jul. 29

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

noon Sat. Jul. 29

Mayhem Metal Fest

Local metal bands coming together crush Eau Claire with their heavy sound. The line up consists of: Blue Felix, Black Flood Diesel, Terraform, Reaping Asmodeia, My Memory Remains, Thunderlung, and For Once.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $20 pre-paid, $25 at the Door

Age: All ages

1:30pm Sat. Jul. 29

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

1:30-4pm Sat. Jul. 29

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

1:30-2:30pm Sat. Jul. 29

And the "Eyes" Have It!

Join the Summer Library Program for Teen Pinterfest. Make an eyeball pillow that will weird-up any room. All in favor?

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: Teens 6th grade-High School

3-4pm Sat. Jul. 29

Healer and Tai Chi teacher Tim Wang Talk

Tim Wang is well known for his over 20 years work as both a Tai Chi teacher and his work in Shiatsu/Acupressure Massage and Pranic Healing. Tim also has knowledge of yoga, Pilates, soul retrieval and re-birthing. Tim owned Three Pillars Wellness Center in Hyde Park and is a trained Life Coach. Tim will speak and take questions

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-7pm Sat. Jul. 29

Live Music at Mallard Bar: Pit Wagon

Live music on the Chippewa River at Mallard Bar with Pit Wagon. 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

5-9pm Sat. Jul. 29

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

5:30-8:30pm Sat. Jul. 29

Dinner Jazz: Trio is Pedali

Trio is Pedali plays a mix of jazz standards along with revamped versions of modern songs from bands like Radiohead, St. Vincent, and Halloween, Alaska. Trio is Pedali is Paul Brandt (keyboard), Eric Thompson (bass), and Colin Carey (drums).

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Sat. Jul. 29

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

6:35pm Sat. Jul. 29

Eau Claire Express vs Willmar Stingers

Get to Carson Park to watch the Eau Claire Express take on the Willmar Stingers.

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 Sat. Jul. 29

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

7pm Sat. Jul. 29

Live at the Acoustic Cafe: Eggplant Heroes

Eggplant Heroes is Americana collaboration among Duffy Duyfhuizen, Max Garland, Joel Pace, Olaf Lind, Caleb Horne, Dan Zerr, and Lucas Fischer. Mixing original tunes with songs by others that we like to play, EPH tries to bring a rich and eclectic musical experience.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9:30pm Sat. Jul. 29

Saturday Night Bingo

Family fun for all ages, however children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Concessions available.

Sacred Heart Catholic Church 418 N. Dewey Street, Eau Claire

Cost: Prices of bingo cards range from $2 to $14.

Age: All ages

7-9pm Sat. Jul. 29

Jazz and Wine: With Artesian Dreams and Yata

Artesian Dreams, featuring James Price (violin, mandolin), Dave Ja Vue (lead guitar, vocals) and Yata (vocals, rhythm guitar). The deep roots of this trio were formed in the mid-70's on the West Bank of Minneapolis, MN. Price and Ja Vue began as a duo playing violin - guitar swing and old jazz tunes in the style of Stephan Grapelli - Django Reinhart and Jo.

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts 205 Main St. E, Menomonie

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Jul. 29

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

7:30-10:30pm Sat. Jul. 29

The Sheeley House Saloon Presents Sam Ness

Madison WI based singer Sam Ness is making his mark in music. His alternative folk sound resonates with listeners everywhere. His immense talent, combined with his smooth husky vocals, makes him a favorite artist at every venue he performs.

James Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE with beverage purchase

Age: 21+

8pm Sat. Jul. 29

Live Music at Jake's Supper Club: Rada Dada

Plays a variety of music, with emphasis on classic rock, from the 50’s through todasy. The band is a high energy group with Randy Sinz on bass and vocals, Dave Engedal on guitar and vocals. Dale Drevlow on keyboards and vocals, Dave Schader on drums and vocals and Sue Orfield on saxophone.

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

9pm Sat. Jul. 29

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 Sat. Jul. 29

Late Jazz: Gallagher + Boettcher + Sullivan

Since graduating from Memorial High School in 2002, Tim's musical journey has taken him around the world. Living in Chicago, New Orleans, and New York City, he has been fortunate to work with a wide array of artists, ranging from Aretha Franklin to funk legend Fred Wesley to nearly a dozen NEA Jazz Masters.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30pm-1:30am Sat. Jul. 29

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 Sat. Jul. 29

Observing The Night Sky With The Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society

Enjoy a view of the night sky not possible from the city. Look through telescopes and see galaxies, nebula, star clusters, colorful double stars, and much more. Public observing starts about an hour after sunset for about two hours.

Hobbs Observatory In Beaver Creek Reserve, S1 Cty Hwy K, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE, donations accepted

Age: All ages

Ongoing Events For 07/29/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc