Events For 08/18/2017

Fri. Aug. 18

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+

6-6:30am Fri. Aug. 18

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

9:30-10:30am Fri. Aug. 18

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. 18

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 Fri. Aug. 18

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. Aug. 18

Family Hikes

Get outside with your little ones and enjoy the outdoors by joining Lily Pad Lab and Mayo Clinic Health System for three beautiful summer hikes. Before and after the hike, gather for tot-friendly outdoor educational activities. Great for families with little ones of all ages.

Putnam Trail Located at the end of Putnam Drive, UWEC Lower Campus, Eau Claire

Cost: Free – Please register to ensure enough supplies

Age: Families w/kids of all ages

10am-noon Fri. Aug. 18

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. 18

"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. 18

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. 18

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

10am-noon Fri. Aug. 18

The Memory Table

An informational and educational event about aging, dementia, and memory loss. Cindy Bednar, R.N., Home Health & Hospice Community Liaison at Mayo Clinic Health System will present “What’s The Difference between Palliative & Hospice Care?"

The Classic at Hillcrest Greens 2455 Sawgrass Pl, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Fri. Aug. 18

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

11am-3pm Fri. Aug. 18

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. 18

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. 18

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-2pm Fri. Aug. 18

Embroidered Pin Class with Merfolk

Learn to embroider with Katie L. from Merfolk. You'll get to know some basic stitches and make a cute fabric pin. Make from a pattern or design your own! All materials are included.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: Adults Only

1-6pm Fri. Aug. 18

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 Fri. Aug. 18

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

2-3pm Fri. Aug. 18

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

2:30-3:15pm Fri. Aug. 18

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. 18

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

3-11:30pm Fri. Aug. 18

8th Annual Eau Claire Big Rig Truck Show

Truck Show features over-the-road semi-trucks from across the United States and Canada. Light show Friday night & Saturday evening after a Monster Truck Show. Military and law enforcement vehicles. Antique trucks. Free rides. Truck parade. Beer gardens, food & vendors, outdoor exhibitors, live music and more.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Free for the Truck Show/Tickets for the Monster Truck Show $20 for adults $12.50 kids $10 pit pass

4-7pm Fri. Aug. 18

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. 18

Dinner Jazz: Josh Gallagher

Josh Gallagher is a native of Eau Claire, WI. In 2002, he went to Berklee College of music in Boston, MA on full scholarship. After two years, he was selected as the pianist in the Brubeck Institute Jazz Sextet where he performed with Bobby Watson, Rufus Reid, Jimmy Heath, and more.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

6-8pm Fri. Aug. 18

Embroidered Pin Class with Merfolk

Learn to embroider with Katie L. from Merfolk. You'll get to know some basic stitches and make a cute fabric pin. Make from a pattern or design your own! All materials are included.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: Adults Only

6:30-9pm Fri. Aug. 18

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. 18

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. 18

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. 18

Larry Past at Infinity Beverages

Larry Past playing a selection of acoustic folk/rock/americana covers and originals.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7-10pm Fri. Aug. 18

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+

7pm Fri. Aug. 18

A Tribute to Elvis

It’s been 40 years since Elvis died. Join master impressionist, Dave “Elvis” Ehlert as he pays tribute to The King.

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

Cost: FREE

7-10pm Fri. Aug. 18

Live at the Acoustic Cafe: Micah Ryan

Micah Ryan is a local singer/songwriter. He's been performing for a number of years and plays a balanced mixture of original songs and covers. His influences include John Legend, Adele, Jon McLaughlin, Josh Kelley, John Mayer, and Ed Sheeran.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Fri. Aug. 18

Live Music: Jackson Taylor

Jackson Taylor Music is a singer/songwriter from Medford, WI. He has been playing guitar, singing and writing songs since he was 16. Jackson's writing and style has its own sound, and he hopes to make a name for himself in the Chippewa Valley as well.

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

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Aug. 18

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

8:30-11:30pm Fri. Aug. 18

AcoustiHoo

AcoustiHoo is a natural outgrowth of the Blues, Jazz, Folk and Art scenes of the Chippewa Valley. Made up of Sue Orfield (Tenor Sax),Lucas Fischer (Guitar/Vocal), Olaf Lind (Violin/Mandolin) and Randy Sinz (Bass/Vocal).

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

9pm Fri. Aug. 18

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. 18

Late Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher Trio

Jeremy Boettcher has toured extensively with S. Carey, traveling throughout the US, Canada, and Europe. Recently, Jeremy finished a residency for Jazz at Lincoln Center in Doha, Qatar. Jeremy’s musical tastes are eclectic, and he emphasizes music that feels good, and also stimulates one’s intellect.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30pm-1:30am Fri. Aug. 18

Live Music: False Heather

Playing rock and roll from the 80s, 90s, 00s, and today.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 08/18/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

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