Events For 08/26/2017

6-7am Sat. Aug. 26

Floating Bliss SUP Yoga - Sunrise Paddle

If you're a morning person, then 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-9pm Sat. Aug. 26

Downsville Day

A celebration of Downsville. Pancake Breakfast starts the day at 7am and fireworks end the day at 9pm or dusk. Car show, parade, clown, kids tractor pull, bean bag contest, vendors both food and craft, raffles, pottery demonstrations, museum exhibits, bake sale, and more.

Downsville Community Museum E4541 County Road C, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7am-4pm Sat. Aug. 26

Chippewa River Rendezvous

14th Annual Chippewa River Rendezvous. Come see Fur trader and civil war camps. Play period games, win door prizes. Free bike raffle for kids under 12. Shop at the flea market.

Millyard Yard Park road, Cornell

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7am-1pm Sat. Aug. 26

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. 26

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. 26

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. 26

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+

8am-4pm Sat. Aug. 26

3rd Annual Chippewa Valley Gem & Mineral Society Rock Swap

Spend the day swapping stories and rocks with your rock hound friends. Refreshments and snacks available on site by the Lions Club.

Eau Claire County Expo Center 5530 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30-10:30am Sat. Aug. 26

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-5pm Sat. Aug. 26

Reiki Level I Course

Reiki Level I is led by Reiki Masters Kathy Drinkman & Megan Lindblad. The course includes workbook, training, attunement, lunch and certificate. Please contact us to reserve your spot.

Angel Care Healing Touch 2411 N. Hillcrest Parkway, Ste 1E, Altoona

Cost: $150

9am-noon Sat. Aug. 26

Celebrate 25 Years of Banbury: Forage Pop-Up Lunch

hef Michelle will prepare a variety of a la carte items (including vegan & vegetarian); fresh baked goods by some of our talented baking partners; mimosas and sangria, and Honest Roast Coffee. Linger with friends and enjoy the music of Micah Ryan, or take food to go.

Forage 930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212, Eau Claire

Cost: Items price a la crate

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Sat. Aug. 26

Dancing Poppies Craft Fair

The parking lot will be filled with Local Artisans. Great way to start your Christmas Shopping early. Free food samples throughout the day. Rain or shine event. Great deals throughout the Garden Center.

Green Oasis Gardens 1403 122nd Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE Admission

Age: All Ages

9:30-11:30am Sat. Aug. 26

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. 26

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

Age: 16+

10am-4pm Sat. Aug. 26

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 Sat. Aug. 26

Fall Porch Pot Workshop

Create your own fall porch pots to add great fall color to your home. They'll have a unique selection of fall plants that can handle the cold weather and will give you beautiful color for the whole season.

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

Cost: Cost: Build your own; only pay for what you take home

10am-2pm Sat. Aug. 26

Waldemar Ager Association Open House

Ager Association members conduct tours in the house and provide background about Waldemar Ager. Owned by the Agers during the first half of the 20th century, the house is a meeting place for members and the general public and is now the repository of a fully catalogued library for research on Nordic languages, cultures, and history.

Ager House 514 W. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am Sat. Aug. 26

"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. 26

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-1pm Sat. Aug. 26

Eau Claire Dance Festival: Act I

The first installment of the Eau Claire Dance Festival, Act I, includes five modern dance performances scattered throughout downtown Eau Claire. The festival is an ode to the rebirth of downtown Eau Claire, and is intended to spotlight dance while celebrating the vibrant Eau Claire arts scene and the confluence of forces making that happen.

Locations include the gallery at the Local Store, the Baroque statue, the Owen Park band shell, the lobby of the State Theater, and in Phoenix Park near the Farmer's Market Pavilion and the artists' tents

10-10:30am Sat. Aug. 26

Archaeological Dig

It's time to dig in and see what a real archaeologist does and discovers! What will your pint-sized paleontologist dig up>?

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

Cost: FREE with museum admission

10am-noon Sat. Aug. 26

Quilt Trunk Show with Kim Hunt of Layers Quilting and Design

Meet Kim Hunt, Longarm Quilter of Layers Quilting and Design. Come to see samples of Kim’s work in person. Take the opportunity to talk with her about all the options for your longarm quilting needs. Kim will be regularly picking up/delivering quilts at Stitch Supply Co.

Stitch Supply Co. 913 South Hillcrest Parkway, Altoona

Cost: FREE

11am-3pm Sat. Aug. 26

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. 26

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. 26

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

1pm Sat. Aug. 26

Eau Claire Brew Hop Tour

A craft brewery tour. The first stop is Lazy Monk Brewing where you'll soak in the unique ambiance and beers, both of which are European and unparalleled. Next, follow the Chippewa River up to Brewster Bros Brewing Co. to…

Parking Garage 370 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $45

Age: 21+

1:30-4pm Sat. Aug. 26

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

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Aug. 26

Live Music: Anastasia

Anastasia performs a quirky mix of standards, originals, deconstructed rock songs (heavily influenced by 1980s MTV), and the odd hymn.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-7pm Sat. Aug. 26

Oktoberfest Pub Crawl

Join the brewery staff on the pub crawl and visit local establishments serving Brewster Bros. West River Oktoberfest. $20 for a logo t-shirt, glass and spot on the bus. Sign up by Sunday, August 20 at the brewery or at your favorite local establishment serving our Oktoberfest.

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

Cost: $20

Age: 21+

2:30-3pm Sat. Aug. 26

Design a Dino

Pick the characteristics of your dinosaur and watch it come to life right before your very eyes! Free with Museum membership or admission.

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

Cost: FREE with museum admission

4-9pm Sat. Aug. 26

End of Summer Bash with Crawfish Boil

An end of summer party with a New Orleans style Crawfish Boil. Each ticket gets you crawfish and all the fixings. DJ & karaoke starts at 7pm until close.

Cost: $20/person

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Sat. Aug. 26

Dinner Jazz: Tim Sullivan

Tim's musical journey has taken him around the world. Living in Chicago, New Orleans, and New York City, he has been fortunate to work with a wide array of artists, ranging from Aretha Franklin to the Marsalis Family to nearly a dozen NEA Jazz Masters.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-10pm Sat. Aug. 26

Live Music at Sandbar & Grill: Bear Creek Band

The Bear Creek Creek Band brings extreme variety and serious fun to the SandBar & Grill on Little Lake Wissota for an outdoor show featuring their excellent female vocalist Nicole Thomas and covering popular tunes ranging from Lady Antebellum to Lady GaGa.

SandBar & Grill 17643 50th Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

6:30-9pm Sat. Aug. 26

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

6:30-9pm Sat. Aug. 26

Live Music at Farm to Fork by Jim Nelson

Cutaway member, Jim Nelson will be performing a solo act featuring classic rock, folk and Americana along with his original material.

Farm to Fork Retreat at Dancing Yarrow S193 County Road BB, Mondovi

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-10pm Sat. Aug. 26

Movie in the Park - Moana

Yard games, crafts and other activities starting at 6:30, leading up to an big screen outdoor showing of "Moana" at dusk. Bring your own chairs and blankets. Sponsored by Chippewa Falls Public Library and CCF Bank.

Marshall Park Bridgewater Ave, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Family

7-9:30pm Sat. Aug. 26

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. 26

Live at the Acoustic Cafe: Eggplant Heroes

Eggplant Heroes is Americana collaboration among Duffy Duyfhuizen, Max Garland, Joel Pace, Olaf Lind, Caleb Horne, Dan Zerr, and Lucas Fischer. Mixing original tunes with songs by others that we like to play, EPH tries to bring a rich and eclectic musical experience.

Acoustic Cafe - Eau Claire 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm-1am Sat. Aug. 26

Live Music: Doll Skin + Next To None + Diskord + My Memory Remains

Doll Skin is a touring, all-female rock outfit from Phoenix, Arizona. They'll be joined by Next to None, a progressive metal band; The Band Diskord, a rock group from Mankato, MN; and My Memory Remains, a female-fronted hard rock group from Eau Claire.

Every Buddy's Bar 19 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $8 advance, $13 at the door

Age: 21+

8pm Sat. Aug. 26

Rada Dada

Plays a variety of music, with emphasis on classic rock, from the 50’s through today. The band is a high energy group with Randy Sinz on bass and vocals, Dave Engedal on guitar and vocals. Dale Drevlow on keyboards and vocals, Dave Schader on drums and vocals and Sue Orfield on saxophone.

Jake's Supper Club E5690 County Rd. D, Menomonie

8pm Sat. Aug. 26

Live Music: Schuh Fly

Plays a variety of popular 60s to 80s Classic Rock & Classic Country music and some more current hits. Many songs covered were number one on the charts. Performing Beatles, Buffet, CCR, Cash, Clapton, Diamond, Eagles, Orbison, Willie Nelson, Zac Brown and many more.

LakeHouse Grill & Pub E19986 County Road Nd, Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Aug. 26

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

9-11:30pm Sat. Aug. 26

Weezer Tribute Show

One night only, Sons of Guns are playing as Weerez - Weezer Tribute Show! Opening the show is singer/songwriter D Janakey. Weerez will be playing the entire Blue Album, your favorites from Pinkerton and Green Album, plus a little Maladroit and a dash of B-Sides.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

9-10pm Sat. Aug. 26

Late Jazz: Adrian Klenz + Shannon Kaeding

An evening of vocal jazz featuring the the musical stylings of Shannon Kaeding and Adrian Klenz. Enjoying craft cocktails and regional beers/wines, and order from the popular late-night menu featuring the 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

9:30pm-1:30am Sat. Aug. 26

Live Music: Divided Highway

All four members of DH come from years of rocking smoke-filled taverns and possesses a sincere love for entertaining their fans. All four contribute to the band with amazing vocal performances with a backdrop of mind-blowing guitar, bass, keyboard and drum licks that leave audiences speechless.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 08/26/2017

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