Events For 08/04/2017

Fri. Aug. 4

Summer Writing Camp

Tap into your writing talents with this exploratory camp for students. Learn creative techniques, interactive storytelling, technology tips, and tricks from experts as you uncover your writing potential. Learn how to uncover your own writing voice, interactive storytelling techniques, genre-specific lessons, collaborative writing activities, and creative storytelling processes.

UWEC Campus

Cost: $169 Early Registration; $189 Standard Fee; Register by July 31

Age: Students entering grades 6-10

Fri. Aug. 4

Biomedical and Kinesiology Camp

Students will have the opportunity to explore biology, anatomy and physiology, and kinesiology. Students will visit with professionals in bio-medical and kinesiology fields to learn more about careers. Students will also have the opportunity to complete experiments and study health and wellness concepts

Overnight in UWEC Residence Halls

Cost: $325 per student

Age: Grades 6-12

Fri. Aug. 4

Blues on the Chippewa 2017

Numerous musicians and music lovers from all over the country gather in Durand for the blues. Also featuring a craft show and classic car/motorcycle show. Proceeds help provide funding for Pepin County Food Pantry & Titus Music for Children Program.

Memorial Park, Downtown Durand

Cost: Find ticket information online

Fri. Aug. 4

Bloomer Community Fair

Live music, carnival, 4-H and FFA exhibits, merchant displays, demo derbies, tractor pull, and more. Parade on Sunday.

Bloomer Community Fairgrounds 9th Ave., Bloomer

6-6:30am Fri. Aug. 4

Butts & Guts

Come experience a workout designed to shape and tone your lower body and mid-section without traditional crunches or high impact pounding. To register stop by or call the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

Prairie Event Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $32/Resident of Altoona; $42/Non-Resident of Altoona

Age: Adults

8am-5:30pm Fri. Aug. 4

Camp Brunswick Outdoor Adventure Days

Activities Youth will be able to participate in are archery, teamwork & citizenship, outdoor skills & nature, zipline & climbing, crafts, and more. Call with questions, and more information about the schedule.

Camp Brunswick S5070 William Court, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE for Eau Claire Youth; $50 for non Eau Claire students and residents

Age: Grades K-5

8am-6pm Fri. Aug. 4

11th Annual City-Wide Thrift Sale for Alzheimer's Association

Azura Memory Care is hosting its 11th Annual City-Wide Thrift Sale to benefit the Alzheimer's Association. The first $10,000 raised will be matched by Holiday Vacations. Donations can be dropped of the Tuesday and Wednesday prior to the Sale at The Shed from 8am-6pm.

The Shed 1515 Mayer Road, Altoona

8-9am Fri. Aug. 4

Floating Bliss SUP Yoga - Intro to Adult Paddle + Yoga

This 60 minute class will introduce you to Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga. The first 60 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 Park (Beach Area) 604 N Beach Rd, Altoona

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

Age: 16+

9am-9pm Fri. Aug. 4

First Fridays at the Local Store

Every First Friday of each month, Downtown Eau Claire business stay open late and offer special deals. This Friday, receive 15% off of a purchase of $25 or more.

The Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

9:30-10:30am Fri. Aug. 4

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. Aug. 4

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 Park (Beach Area) 604 N Beach Rd, Altoona

Cost: $15

Age: 8-15 years

10am-4pm Fri. Aug. 4

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-noon Fri. Aug. 4

Dabble Box Open Lab

Join the Summer Library Program at the Dabble Box Open Lab. Explore the library's new Makerspace with your family. Check out the cool tools and materials we have to offer, and make something neat to take home.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am Fri. Aug. 4

"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-5pm Fri. Aug. 4

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

10-10:45am Fri. Aug. 4

Totality: Explore Eclipses! (Planetarium)

In honor of the Total Solar Eclipse happening August 21, the Museum planetarium show will feature the biggest star in the solar system, the sun. You'll learn about what happens to create a solar eclipse and get to see what the phenomenon looks like from a unique perspective. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. First come, first served.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:30-11am Fri. Aug. 4

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

11am-3pm Fri. Aug. 4

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-8pm Fri. Aug. 4

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 Fri. Aug. 4

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-6pm Fri. Aug. 4

Blue Boxer Arts Grand Opening Celebration

Come see artisan demonstrations, sip coffee and enjoy snacks, make buttons and participate in a community weaving. Don't forget your knitting, crocheting, and beading projects while you're here.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

1-6pm Fri. Aug. 4

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+

1:30pm Fri. Aug. 4

Author Visit

A visit from author Linda Vander Heyden, author of Mr. McGinty's Monarchs. Learn all about raising and releasing monarch butterflies, and how she wrote a book about it.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Family

2:30-3:15pm Fri. Aug. 4

Totality: Explore Eclipses! (Planetarium)

In honor of the Total Solar Eclipse happening August 21, the Museum planetarium show will feature the biggest star in the solar system, the sun. You'll learn about what happens to create a solar eclipse and get to see what the phenomenon looks like from a unique perspective. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. First come, first served.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

3-4:30pm Fri. Aug. 4

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

4-7pm Fri. Aug. 4

Wine Chill & Grill Nights at Cottage Winery & Vineyard

Every other week starting in summer and ending in October, the Cottage Winery will have grill out nights. Food trucks including Captain PJs BBQ and The Hub from Stout Ale House will be sell their foodstuffs.

Cottage Winery & Vineyard N7391 County Road F, Menomonie

Cost: Consult menus for food prices once there (cash only)

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Aug. 4

Dinner Jazz: John Raymond

John Raymond is a jazz trumpeter, composer and educator living in New York City and UWEC graduate. Recently selected by Downbeat Magazine's Critics Poll for the Trumpet "Rising Star" category, John has collaborated with musicians such as Billy Hart, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Orrin Evans, Linda Oh, Ethan Iverson, Dan Tepfer and Gilad Hekselman among others.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7:30pm Fri. Aug. 4

The Adventures of Paul Bunyan Book Launch Reception

The debut of a new book written by Diana Peterson and illustrated by Dacia Sjolund about Paul Bunyan and his adventures with Babe, the blue ox.

Paul Bunyan Logging Camp Museum 1110 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Fri. Aug. 4

Artist Reception: Kelsey M. Wenberg & Scott Ellis

Live music by Tangled's house-band: Flannel & Boots, snacks, meet the artists, and enjoy good company.

New Tangled Up in Hue Location 505 S. Barstow St. Suite B, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Fri. Aug. 4

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 Fri. Aug. 4

The Paint Shack

Enjoy a fun evening of painting made easy and exciting. A social artist will instruct you step by step through recreating the featured painting of the night. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more. Sing up by Facebook (via message) or on their website.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $35 check Facebook or website for more details

7-10pm Fri. Aug. 4

Tunes at the Tasting Lounge

Every Friday you can enjoy 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+

7-10pm Fri. Aug. 4

Paint and Sip

Open up the Vino on our Paint and Sip night. Great for a date, a night with the girls, or just to meet new people. All customers must bring their own wine/beer/cocktails. Pre-registration required.

Craving Canvas and Ceramic Studio 2807 East Hamilton Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $35/canvas

Age: 21+

7-10pm Fri. Aug. 4

Live at the Acoustic Cafe: North of Dixie Bluegrass Band

North of Dixie is a 5 piece band that plays an eclectic mix of original songs, bluegrass, old time jazz/swing and anything else that “feels good”! Shelly Miller lays down the banjo and acoustic guitar sounds. John Lynch adds the rhythm guitar. John and Shelly write or co-write most of the original songs.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:05pm Fri. Aug. 4

Eau Claire Express vs Duluth Huskies

Get to Carson Park to watch the Eau Claire Express take on the Duluth Huskies.

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. Aug. 4

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

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Aug. 4

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

8-10pm Fri. Aug. 4

Night Cap

Night Cap is a top-notch eclectic band, honing performances from multiple music history's greats. These locals ranging from Menomonie to Cadott, they come together on the Mabel Tainter stage to boogie you out of your seat, and supply the roller-coaster ride your music-hungry ears have been waiting for.

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

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

9pm Fri. Aug. 4

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. Aug. 4

Vinyl Nights: DJ JTron

DJ JTron 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. Enjoying craft cocktails, regional beers/wines, order from the popular late-night menu featuring the Scandinavian Koldtbord.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30pm-1:30am Fri. Aug. 4

Live Music: Contingency

Rock 'n roll covers from the 70s to today.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

10pm Fri. Aug. 4

Live at the Mousetrap: Eric Sommer

Eric Sommer is a singer/song-writer who dabbles in pop, electric power pop, alt folk, acoustica & experimental electronica.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 08/04/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

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