Events For 08/05/2017

Sat. Aug. 5

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

Sat. Aug. 5

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

6-7am Sat. Aug. 5

Floating Bliss SUP Yoga - Sunrise Paddle

If you're a morning person, this 60 minute paddle only class is for you. Imagine starting your Saturday floating on the water with Mother Nature as the backdrop, and only the sound of your paddle entering the water.

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

Cost: $10

Age: 16+

7am-1pm Sat. Aug. 5

Weekend Brunch WIth Musical Guest Nick Seeger

A farm-focused weekend brunch with lively instrumental tunes from Nick Seeger (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

7:30am-1pm Sat. Aug. 5

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

8am-1pm Sat. Aug. 5

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

8-9am Sat. Aug. 5

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.

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

Cost: $15

Age: 16+

8:30-10:30am Sat. Aug. 5

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+

9am-2pm Sat. Aug. 5

CPR/First Aid classes

First Aid and CPR / AED courses are designed to teach the basic life support skills needed to render emergency care when needed. Participants who successful complete the class will receive a certification in Adult CPR/AED and Infant CPR with First Aid.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

9am Sat. Aug. 5

Half Moon Dragon Boat Festival 2017

The Half Moon Dragon Boat Festival is a fresh and exciting festival to promote community wellness and teamwork, and raise funds to support hospice services. Fifty-two teams will paddle sleek, Hong Kong-style dragon boats along a 250-meter course on Half Moon Lake in the heart of Eau Claire.

Half Moon Lake Whipple Street, Eau Claire

Age: All ages

9am-1pm Sat. Aug. 5

Aquatic Invasive Species Snapshot Day

AIS Snapshot Day is a one day event where volunteers gather at local rendezvous points around the state to receive training on species identification and monitoring techniques. After the training, volunteers go to nearby lake and river access sites, notate species presence, and then return to their rendezvous site to verify findings with a local coordinator.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE (registration deadline 8/1)

9:30-11:30am Sat. Aug. 5

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

9:30-11am Sat. Aug. 5

Floating Bliss SUP Yoga - Adult Paddle + Yoga

This 90 minute class consists of 20 minutes of safety and getting anchored in the water, plus 50 minutes of stretch, vinyasa flow/yoga poses and ending with 20 minutes of paddling back to shore.

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

Cost: $30 (Class is $25 when you bring your own equipment)

Age: 16+

10am-4pm Sat. Aug. 5

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-4pm Sat. Aug. 5

Salsa Samplin’ Saturday

Come sample a variety of savory salsas made with local ingredients. Fresh locally grown tomatoes and peppers will be available to purchase for you to make your very own “secret” salsa recipes.

Down To Earth Garden Center 6025 Arndt Ln., Eau Claire

10am-noon Sat. Aug. 5

PBS Kids Get Up & Go! Day

This free event features lots of fun physical movement and hands-on activities for the entire family.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Youth

10am-noon Sat. Aug. 5

Read Off Your Fines

Calling all kids to come to the library and read off your fines as part of the Summer Library Program. Read for 15 minutes to knock $1 off of your fines. Check with Youth Services for details.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Youth

10am Sat. Aug. 5

"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 Sat. Aug. 5

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. Aug. 5

Family Oasis Picnic

Enjoy a day as a family at Green Oasis Gardens. The day will be filled with activities such as stepping stones, wind chimes, face painting, scavenger hunt, and planting herbs. Lunch will be provided. Proceeds from the event will be donated to the Chippewa Falls Humane Association.

Green Oasis Gardens 1403 122nd Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 per family + Free Will Donations for Lunch

11am-3pm Sat. Aug. 5

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 Sat. Aug. 5

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. Aug. 5

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 - Art and Wine 200 Main St., Eau Claire

1:30-4pm Sat. Aug. 5

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

3-4pm Sat. Aug. 5

A Little Bit of Broadway

Vocal and piano students of Juliana Schmidt, Menomonie music teacher and performer, will present solos and ensembles from Broadway shows on the Mabel Tainter theater stage. Donations at the door will go to the Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts. Reception following the show.

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

Cost: Donation

5-11pm Sat. Aug. 5

1977 Memorial High School 40 Year Class Reunion

The 40 year reunion for the Eau Claire Memorial High School class of 1977. Find out more about the reunion event online. 

The Lismore 333 Gibson Street, Eau Claire

Cost: Buy tickets on website

Age: 1977 alumni & guests

5:30-8:30pm Sat. Aug. 5

Dinner Jazz: Julian Manzara

Join Julian Manzara (guitar) for an evening of tasteful jazz standards. Julian Manzara is an up-and-coming guitarist and composer based in Minneapolis and will be performing in the 2017 Twin Cities Jazz Festival.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Sat. Aug. 5

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

6:30-8pm Sat. Aug. 5

Eau Claire Wellness Party

Learn about holistic and natural ways to increase your energy, decrease inflammation, how to go green in your home, get rid of toxic chemicals, and enjoy pesticide free veggies and organic treats.

Please Call or Email For Event Location

Cost: FREE

6:34pm Sat. Aug. 5

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

6:35pm Sat. Aug. 5

Eau Claire Express vs Thunder Bay Border Cats

Get to Carson Park to watch the Eau Claire Express take on the Thunder Bay Border Cats.

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

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

Age: All Ages

7-9:30pm Sat. Aug. 5

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

7-10pm Sat. Aug. 5

Live at the Acoustic Cafe: Colin Heshmat Quartet

The Colin Heshmat quartet is a locally formed group that performs jazz standards and original composition. The group’s composition work strives to push the definition of jazz outward and provide relevancy to a new generation. Heshmat is based in Eau Claire, WI where he continues to develop his composition and craft.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Sat. Aug. 5

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Asperger's Are Us

A quick-witted sketch show full of dark absurdity and word play, followed by a Q&A at the end, all performed and produced by the first comedy troupe composed of people with Asperger Syndrome. A documentary about the troupe is currently available on Netflix, and has a 100% fresh score on Rotten Tomatoes.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $9

Age: All Ages (18+ Recommended)

9pm Sat. Aug. 5

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

9-11pm Sat. Aug. 5

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

9pm-2am Sat. Aug. 5

80's Party

We are doing a 80's theme party with DJ/karaoke 9pm to close.

Mystic Grill 23583 County Highway SS, New Auburn

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Aug. 5

Late Jazz: 58 Belvedere

58 Belvedere is a trio performing original compositions by Dean Granros (guitar) and group improvisation. The raw edge of Granros' guitar combined with the extraordinary drum and bass team of Dave Power and Pat Keen provides a new and unfiltered take on the idea of the jazz power trio.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30pm-1:30am Sat. Aug. 5

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+

Ongoing Events For 08/05/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Serious Circuits

Every Tuesday, Saturday until Dec. 26, 9-9:30am; Every Saturday until Mar. 30, 9-9:30am;

Events with Tickets