Events For 08/20/2017

Sun. Aug. 20

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+

7am-1pm Sun. Aug. 20

Weekend Brunch with Musical Guest Shane Leonard

A farm-focused weekend brunch with lively instrumental tunes from Shane Leonard (10am-1pm). Midwestern and other brunch classics including omelettes, quiche, wild rice porridge, Belgian waffles, sandwiches, and more. Classic and original morning drinks including mimosas, bloody marys, and more.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: Music is FREE; consult menu for food prices

Age: All Ages

8am-2pm Sun. Aug. 20

Festival Foods Farmers Market

A variety of fresh produce from local farmers.

Festival Foods parking lot 3007 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Age: all ages

10am-4pm Sun. Aug. 20

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-2pm Sun. Aug. 20

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

10-11am Sun. Aug. 20

"What Feminism Means to Me, A Roller Derby Chemistry Professor" Patti Cleary

Life lessons from the track: a spiritual tale of empowerment through Roller Derby. I will share some guiding lessons from playing the sport of roller derby: how it is an expression of my feminism, how it taught me to fail and how to love my body.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation 421 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

10am-4pm Sun. Aug. 20

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

10-11am Sun. Aug. 20

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

10:15-10:55am Sun. Aug. 20

Twisty Tots Yoga

Join us with your sweet little tot to explore twisty yoga moves, relaxation, deep breathing, progressive muscle relaxation, while nurturing the bond between you and your toddler.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $5/child; Parents Free

Age: Ages 3-6

noon-5pm Sun. Aug. 20

Carson Park Train Rides

Enjoy a scenic, half-mile train ride located in Eau Claire's premier Carson Park presented by the Chippewa Valley Railroad Association. A coal-fired steam engine pulls one train, a G-16 gasoline powered-streamliner pulls the other.

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: Under 2 years old FREE, ages 2-12 $2, ages 12+ $3

noon-8pm Sun. Aug. 20

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-3pm Sun. Aug. 20

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

1-3pm Sun. Aug. 20

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

1-4pm Sun. Aug. 20

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

1-3pm Sun. Aug. 20

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

1:30-2:15pm Sun. Aug. 20

Kettlebell AMPD

Kettlebell AMPD is a heart-pounding class that uses low kettlebell weights and high reps and sets the moves to music. This class is 45 minutes and focuses on several areas such as arms, legs, core, and cardio. With Kettlebell AMPD you'll burn a ton of calories AND have fun doing it.

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $6

Age: All Ages

1:30-4:30pm Sun. Aug. 20

Live Music: Micah Ryan

A well-balanced mixture of music including originals and covers that you are sure to connect to.

Jeremiah's Bullfrog Fish Farm N1409 566th St, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-3:30pm Sun. Aug. 20

Acro Yoga Workshop: Women Suppporting Women

Learn how to support other women. We will go over the basics of basing, flying, and spotting partner yoga poses in a supportive, non competitive environment. No experience needed. Come alone or bring a friend for an unforgettable lady-date.

Dancers Studio 800 Wisconsin St. (Banbury Place, Building 13 - Room 122), Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: 18+

3-4pm Sun. Aug. 20

Raise The Barre

Barre is a full body workout that uses isometric strength training combined with high reps of small range-of-motion movements while incorporating cardio, light weights, core work and stretching to define your body. Raise The Barre is an energetic class that includes all levels.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: Drop In Rate $15, punch card & monthly membership available

Age: All Ages

3-7pm Sun. Aug. 20

Live Music: The Thundermen

The Thundermen return to The Pioneer playing all your favorite tunes from the 50s, 60s and 70s. We even do a little country. Dave Engedal will be joining the band.

Pioneer Grill & Saloon E5699 Cty. Hwy. D, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 21

4-4:55pm Sun. Aug. 20

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+

5:05-5:35pm Sun. Aug. 20

Hip Hop Fit

30 minutes of Toning to todays Hits with certified trainer Emily Balow

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness 308 N Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 12+

5:30-6:30pm Sun. Aug. 20

Myofascial Release

Myofascial Release is a safe and effective hands-on technique that involves applying gentle sustained pressure into the connective tissue to eliminate pain and restore motion. Through the use of a tennis ball and/or foam roller, release tension in your body and learn simple techniques to ease pain.

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

Cost: $15 (included with membership)

7-9pm Sun. Aug. 20

Comedy Show: Tim Hawkins

Since giving up his job as a grocery truck driver in 2002, Tim Hawkins has been establishing himself as one of the most in-demand comedians in the country. Tim's gut-busting comedy show entertains the entire family while doubling down on the funny, a daunting task in an age where the obscene has become routine.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: Tickets $24-49 | $79 (Uber Fan Package

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Sun. Aug. 20

Open Interfaith Prayers and Meditations for Peace

Anyone of any faith (or no particular faith) is most welcome to share in a casual gathering for promoting peace and positive thoughts. Bring a prayer, devotional reading, poem, or song if you’d like to share. Or just come to absorb a spirit of friendship and unity.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 08/20/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc