Events For 08/17/2017

Thu. Aug. 17

Northwoods Rock Rally 2017

3 days of live music, beer, vendors, camping, games & contests, and much more. Performances by Wayland, Pop Evil, Red Sun Rising, The Theory, Shamans Harvest, Powerman 5000, Fully Loadid, and many more. Rock Bouncers vehicle races on Sunday. Buckle in for 3 crazy days.

Northwoods Rock Rally Grounds W4335 Town Line Rd, Glen Flora

Cost: Ticket package information available online

Age: 18+

Thu. Aug. 17

Gentle Yoga for Health, Longevity, and Happiness

Learn yoga and meditation practice techniques to address clarity of mind, feel more energetic, improve health, and build strength.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: All

6:45-7:30am Thu. Aug. 17

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. Aug. 17

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. Aug. 17

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

9:30-11:30am Thu. Aug. 17

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

9:30-10:30am Thu. Aug. 17

Yoga on a Budget

This class will focus on linking breath with movement. It is a moderately paced class that offers demonstrations and verbal cues. It is great for beginner practitioners as well as those looking to refresh their practice. The room will be heated using infrared heat panels to 90 degrees.

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

Cost: $10

10am-4pm Thu. Aug. 17

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. Aug. 17

Micon Summer Kids Shows: Surprise Movies

The Micon Summer Kids Show series screens movies weekly throughout the summer for just a quarter per kid. The movies for these dates have not yet been determined, but there will definitely be something on the screen. Check their website as it nears the date for up-to-date information.

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

Cost: $0.25

10am Thu. Aug. 17

"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 Thu. Aug. 17

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 Thu. Aug. 17

Learn About A to Z Databases

Find information to aid with business, work and personal interests. Call Information & Reference at 715-839-5004 for details.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

11am-7pm Thu. Aug. 17

21st Annual Junior Achievement Golf Outing

This event offers golfers of all levels the opportunity to network among their peers while supporting area youth. After golfing, participants gather for a social, dinner, chance to visit with this year’s celebrity former Green Bay Packer Paul Coffman and the opportunity to participate in event raffles and the live auction. 11am at Wild Ridge, 1:30pm at Mill Run.

Wild Ridge & Mill Run Golf Course Wild Ridge: 3647 Kane Road // Mill Run: 3905 Kane Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Registration Fee available online

Age: 21+

11am-3pm Thu. Aug. 17

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. Aug. 17

Dollar Swim Day: Back to School

Anyone who brings in a school supply to donate to children in need gets in for $1.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $1/person or Season Pass. Children 2 & under are free

Age: All Ages

noon-1pm Thu. Aug. 17

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. Aug. 17

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. Aug. 17

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. Aug. 17

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. Aug. 17

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. Aug. 17

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+

1-4:30pm Thu. Aug. 17

Youth Theater Camp

Under the instruction of Michelle Meyer and Nancy Lund, students will enhance their on-and off-stage skills. No prior acting or drama experience is required - just a willingness to have fun.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: $150

Age: Entering grades 5 - 11 in fall

1:10-2pm Thu. Aug. 17

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+

1:30-7pm Thu. Aug. 17

21st Annual Junior Achievement Golf Outing

This event offers golfers of all levels the opportunity to network among their peers while supporting area youth. After golfing, participants gather for a social, dinner, chance to visit with this year’s celebrity former Green Bay Packer Paul Coffman and the opportunity to participate in event raffles and the live auction. 11am at Wild Ridge, 1:30pm at Mill Run.

Wild Ridge & Mill Run Golf Course Wild Ridge: 3647 Kane Road // Mill Run: 3905 Kane Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Registration Fee available online

Age: 21+

4-7pm Thu. Aug. 17

Countdown To Kindergarten

Is your child entering Kindergarten this year? Then it's time to celebrate starting school. Visit the Children's Museum of Eau Claire to hop on a real school bus, get moving at Recess, practice a Morning Meeting, sign up for a library card, go through a lunch line and more, all FREE for rising kindergartners and their families. Homeschoolers are invited, too.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Rising kindergartners & families

4-7pm Thu. Aug. 17

Ice Cream Social

Everyone is welcome to this Ice Cream Social hosted by the Shepherd of the Hill Lutheran Church in Elk Mound. The menu includes BBQ pulled pork, hot dogs, cole slaw, potato salad, baked beans, pie, ice cream, soda, milk, and coffee. Will be served by the Luther League Group. Proceeds help support the Youth Ministry.

Shepherd of the Hill Luthern Church 207 University Ave., Elk Mound

Cost: Items are priced individually

4-8pm Thu. Aug. 17

August Market

A boutique style market featuring locally crafted items including dip mixes, coffee, teas, wine, jewelry, bread, soap, and so much more. Shabby Chic furniture, olive oils and balsamic vinegars are also feature items.

The Winking Owl 115 E. Lincoln Ave, Fall Creek

5-5:55pm Thu. Aug. 17

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+

5-8pm Thu. Aug. 17

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

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Aug. 17

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. Aug. 17

Burger King Classic Car Show - Trick Your Truck

Classic cars, vintage, antique, muscle cars and more. Fun for the entire family. This week’s theme is Trick your Truck. Bring your modified and tricked out vehicles to show off.

Burger King 2752 120th St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Aug. 17

Dinner Jazz: Sue Orfield

Sue Orfield has been playing the saxophone for close to 40 years, with the last 10 or so right here in the Chippewa Valley. Her playing is informed by blues, joy, bluegrass, sadness, jazz, crazy, rock, and everything else she’s ever heard.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-6:45pm Thu. Aug. 17

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

6-8pm Thu. Aug. 17

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

6-9pm Thu. Aug. 17

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

6-7:30pm Thu. Aug. 17

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. Aug. 17

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. Aug. 17

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

6pm Thu. Aug. 17

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 2 Year Anniversary Celebration

Join Latitude 44 on The High Bridge, located between 1st St (west side of river) and Forest St (east side of river), at for a yoga class with a view. At 7pm, migrate to Lazy Monk Brewing to continue the celebration. No experience necessary to attend. Wear comfortable clothing and bringing a yoga mat.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Thu. Aug. 17

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. Aug. 17

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: Ben Shaw + Dekam & Johnson w/ Mark Kempenaar-Brown

Ben Shaw spent the better part of the 90s touring as a solo artist and with celebrated Eau Claire band The Embellishment. The 2010s have inspired new material, leading his newest solo album, Feet to the Fire. Dekam & Johnson provide a soundtrack for your life, blending aspects of blues, R&B, country, funk, and rock. Mark Kempenaar-Brown is a multi-instrumentalist who writes hooky, melodic pop songs with a classic sound.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:40pm Thu. Aug. 17

Maker Fun Factory Vaction Bible School

Maker Fun Factory is filled with incredible Bible-learning experiences kids see, hear, touch, and even taste. Sciency-Fun Gizmos™, team-building games, cool Bible songs, and tasty treats are just a few of the standout activities that help faith flow into real life.

Cornerstone Christian Church 310 W. Polk Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-11

6:30-8pm Thu. Aug. 17

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

7-8pm Thu. Aug. 17

Chippewa Valley Toastmasters Meeting

The Toastmasters are a mixed group of people who exercise public speaking skills through both prepared and impromptu speeches at every meeting. The mission of a Toastmaster club is to provide a mutually supportive and positive learning environment in which every member has the opportunity to develop communication and leadership skills.

Mayo Health Clinic - Luther Hospital, Room 11103 1221 Whipple St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE for Guests

Age: 18+

7-9pm Thu. Aug. 17

Live Music: Justin Arnold

Drawing inspiration from his own life, in addition to the struggles and triumphs of others, Justin has been influenced by the likes of Joe Purdy, Ben Harper, Waylon Jennings, Otis Redding and David Ruffin. While the topics of love, faith and death are not new, Justin’s approach is signature in that his voice offers you every emotion he experienced in his writing process.

Chippewa River Distillery & Brewster Bros. Brewing Co. 402 W River St, Chippewa Falls

7:30pm Thu. Aug. 17

Boombox: A (Sort of) Solo Show with Hannah Starr

On tour from Chicago, BOOMBOX is a solo comedy show with Hannah Starr and a mixtape. The tape deck in her 1979 Boombox is her scene partner, music, and sound board. Through characters, sketch, and song, Hannah reveals a world in which constant noise is the norm, success is mandatory, and the quest for peace is never-ending.

The Grand Theatre 102 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Call for tickets

9pm Thu. Aug. 17

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. Aug. 17

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Mike E. Winfield

Mike E. Winfield made his television debut on The Late Show W/ David Letterman, and also landed a reoccurring role on NBC’s The Office. Whether its hardships or love, you’re gonna get it served honestly from this charismatic Baltimore native who got his comedy start in California’s state capitol. When asked, why Sacramento? He says, “If they want you, they’ll find you.”

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 GA; $5 with student ID

Age: All Ages (18+ Recommended)

9pm Thu. Aug. 17

Vinyl Nights: Gabe Larson + Nick Arens

Gabe Larson, from the ethereal indie band Waldemar, will take the stage with his buddy Nick Arens to spin some of their favorite tunes. Enjoying craft cocktails and regional beers/wines and order a Scandinavian Koldtbord, a create-your-own sharable feast of premium meats, cheeses, pickled vegetables, proteins, sauces, crackers and more.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

10pm Thu. Aug. 17

Live at the Mousetrap: Sam Ness

Get to the Mousetrap tonight for live music from Sam Ness.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

10pm Thu. Aug. 17

Live at the Mousetrap: Sam Ness

Sam Ness plays alternative folk music that draws on Passenger, Ray LaMontagne, Jack Johnson, B.B. King, Ben Howard, Mumford & Sons, Ed Sheeran, Bon Iver, and others for inspiration.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 08/17/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc