Events For 06/14/2018

Thu. Jun. 14

4th Annual Blue Ox Music Festival

A three-day outdoor music festival celebrating the best of bluegrass, roots, and Americana music. Full schedule available online. Performances by Steep Canyon Rangers, The Tillers, The Last Revel, Them Coulee Boys, The Devil Makes Three, Horseshoes and Handgrenades, Kind Country, Bill Strings, and more.

Blue Ox Music Festival Grounds 5024 Crescent Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $69-94 for 1 day, $169 for 2 day, $189 for 3 day

7-11am Thu. Jun. 14

Breeding Bird Atlas Blitz

This 5 year citizen science project aims to map the distribution and abundance of bird species breeding in WI. Along with contributing to the project, knowledge gained about bird behavior will be sure to make nature walks even more fun and interesting.

Citizen Science Center - Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Hwy K, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

7:30am-5pm Thu. Jun. 14

Chi-Hi's Flags 4 the Fallen Scrap Metal Drive

Chi-Hi's Flags 4 the Fallen History Travel Team is collecting scrap metal for their upcoming trips to Washington D.C. and Normandy, France. Bring in almost all of your scrap metal (copper and car batteries welcome) with the exception of: refrigerators, freezers, air conditions, de/humidifiers, anything under pressure, TVs, chemicals, etc.

Chippewa Falls High School 735 Terrill Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30am-3:30pm Thu. Jun. 14

Create Professional Business Documents

You use documents to communicate, transact business and analyze business productivity. Whether internal or external, printed or electronic, for a document to really have impact, it needs to look polished and professional. Create and format a variety of business documents and email etiquette.

CVTC Applied Technology Center 2322 Alpine Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $119

Age: Adults

9:30-11:30am Thu. Jun. 14

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: Birth to age 5

9:30am Thu. Jun. 14

MOMS Club of the Eau Claire Area

Are you an at-home mom? Come to the monthly planning meeting for MOMS Club Eau Claire-North. Learn about how MOMS Club helps at-home moms socialize, make friends, plan activities, go on field trips, and share in the joys of being an at-home mom.

Contact for location information

Cost: FREE

10am-noon Thu. Jun. 14

Mini Makers: Open Lab

Once a week, let your fingers do the talking. Build and create using real tools of the trade. They'll also provide all of the string, beads, cardboard, wood, tape, etc. to create the project of your dreams, and then you get to take your masterpiece home with you.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Thu. Jun. 14

Flag Day & Veterans Memorial Brick Dedication

The Dunn County Veterans Memorial Committee of Downtown Menomonie and the Community Foundation of Dunn County invite area residents to the 18th annual dedication of new bricks at the Dunn County Veterans Memorial.

Dunn County Veterans Memorial 2nd Street and Crescent Street, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am Thu. Jun. 14

Micon Summer Kids Shows: "Despicable Me 3"

Instead of returning to a life of crime, Gru decides to remain retired and travel to Freedonia to meet his long-lost twin brother for the first time. The reunited siblings soon find themselves in an uneasy alliance to take down the elusive Balthazar Bratt, a former 1980s child star who seeks revenge against the world.

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

Cost: $0.25

Age: Rated PG

10-11am Thu. Jun. 14

Summer Storytime

Summer storytime and activities for children birth-5 years old. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

10:15-10:35am Thu. Jun. 14

Little Movers Storytime

For babies who love to move. All storytimes features stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and movement. All are welcome and no registration is required. Also includes parachute games.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau CLaire

Cost: Free

Age: Babies & their caregiver

10:30-11:30am Thu. Jun. 14

Boomwhacker Orchestra

Join a collective orchestra and learn to play the world's easiest instrument - if you know your colors, you can play it.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: School - age

10:30-11:30am Thu. Jun. 14

Coloring Therapy

Remember how much you enjoyed coloring as a child? Bring back the memories. They'll provide the materials; you do the creating. A fun way to meet people and relax.

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

10:45-11:45am Thu. Jun. 14

The Hillcrest Dog Walk

Join ChiroElite's clinic pup Surly on a casual 3 mile walk through the old Hillcrest golf course trail. The walk starts at ChiroElite in Altoona and follows a beautiful public walking trail along Otter Creek. All well mannered dogs are welcome to join. Please RSVP by phone or email.

ChiroElite Chiropractic + Rehab 1219 10th St. W, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-1pm Thu. Jun. 14

Summer Lunch Break Open Skate

Cool off this summer at Hobbs Ice Arena's Summer Lunch Break Open Skate.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass (1 Punch). Fee includes skate rental

Age: All Ages

noon-5pm Thu. Jun. 14

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 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Age: All ages

noon-6pm Thu. Jun. 14

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

1-3pm Thu. Jun. 14

Beginning Ukulele Camp

Flynn Elementary School music teacher, Liz Ahrens, and Nick Poss, owner of the music school, will lead this introduction to the ukulele. Students will learn how to play melodies, chords, and songs, plus they’ll about the history of the ukulele and its big impact on American culture.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $69 for non-students; $19 for current students

Age: 3rd grade - 6th grade

1-4pm Thu. Jun. 14

10th Street Recreation Center Open Play

This drop in program has supervised activities for children kindergarten through eighth grade; children are allowed to come and go. While at the Recreation Center they will be encouraged to participate in ongoing activities. Should not be considered an alternative to individual child care.

Altoona City Park Pavillion 10th Street West, Altoona

Cost: $50 for entire summer

Age: Grades K-8

1-4pm Thu. Jun. 14

Cartoon Day

An afternoon of celebrating all of your favorite animated characters from Bugs Bunny to SpongeBob. Cartoon themed games and activities will be offered.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4.25 or Season Pass

Age: All Ages

1:30-3pm Thu. Jun. 14

Children's Movie

The library will show a children's movie on Thursdays in June and July. Check in with the library closer to the date to find out more details.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 11 and under

2pm Thu. Jun. 14

71st Annual Mehara Shrine Circus

The biggest show in town. Tickets on sale now at Gordy's County Markets in Chippewa Falls, and Lake Wissota.

Dunn County Ice Arena 620 17th Street SE, Menomonie

Cost: $16 adults, $14 children 12 years and younger

3-5pm Thu. Jun. 14

All Ages Open Lab

Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather craft, make music, create art or play games, the Dabble Box makerspace has something for you. A service of your public library and the first fee-free makerspace in the Chippewa Valley.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3:15pm Thu. Jun. 14

School Age Book Club

Kids ages 9-11 are invited to come to the library and vote on a book to read for the summer. They will then meet again on 7/26 to discuss the book. Participate in a rock painting craft and game.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 9-11

4-8pm Thu. Jun. 14

Together Farms Burger Night

Burger Nights are a unique, casual night at Together Farms. Burgers are made right on the farm using their 100% grass-fed beef. Also serving slaw, fries, beer, wine, and more. Relax by the bonfire, check-out the farm animals, and live music on Friday & Saturdays (schedule online). Bring chairs, blanket, or table in case they run out.

Together Farms W93 Norden Rd, Mondovi

Cost: FREE to attend; Burgers are $11-13

Age: All Ages

4:30-5:30pm Thu. Jun. 14

4th-8th Grade Summer Painting Lessons

Classes are divided by age groups and include weekly curriculum designed for each student’s artistic development. Color Wheel, Color Mixing, Techniques, Beginner Painting, Intermediate Painting, Art, Acrylic, WaterColor, Tempera, Modeling Clay, and Art History.

The Painted Lotus 930 Galloway St Building 13 Suite 209, Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: 4th-8th Grade (9-14)

5-8pm Thu. Jun. 14

Shootin' Down Senior Hunger Trap Shoot

Join this fun event benefitting your local community seniors, all trap shooting experience is accepted. Shooting mentors are available per request. $50 a person, $250 for a team. Prizes, Raffles, and games for everyone.

Eau Claire Rod & Gun Club 801 Schoettl Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $50 per shooter, $60 for walk-ins, $250 for team

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Thu. Jun. 14

44th Annual Parade of Homes

Tour 15 amazing home throughout the Chippewa Valley, presented by Great American Fireplace. Tickets available online, in advance at Royal Credit Union locations, or at the first home you visit.

Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association Board Room 4319 Jeffers Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $8 through June 8th, $10 June 9th - 16th

5-6pm Thu. Jun. 14

High Five Free Yoga

Held in the grassy area across from the RCU building. Come and enjoy a session of free yoga in the park after work or on a weekend morning. No experience required.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Jun. 14

Zumba with Z.Vida Fitness

Z.Vida Fitness has been bringing their passion and flair for Zumba to the Chippewa Valley for over 5 years now. Participants are eager to admit it's like dancing with family.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $6/drop in; $40 unlimited monthly; $25 5-class punch card

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Jun. 14

Quick Start Tennis

This program is designed to teach the fundamentals of tennis in a fun and engaging atmosphere

10th Street Park, Altoona

Cost: $30-40 resident; $35-45 non-resident

Age: Ages 4-12

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Jun. 14

Burger King Classic Car Show - Everything GM

Classic cars, vintage, antique, muscle cars and more. Fun for the entire family. This week's theme is all things GM.

Burger King - 94 Exit at Hwy 12 6124 North Crossing Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30pm Thu. Jun. 14

Pound the Pavement

Take your Ripsticks outside for a night of fun. Pound is a music-inspired workout using weighed ripsticks. All fitness levels welcome. Everyone can join, regardless of fitness level.

Pure Fitness 4 You 1423 South Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

6-8pm Thu. Jun. 14

Blue Ox Group Run/Walk

Enjoy a night with runners & walkers of all abilities as you traverse the beautiful downtown area along the river on a group run ranging from ~3.5 to 6 miles. Special events held about once per month with the weekly Thursday group-runs. See website for more details on the calendar.

Blue Ox Running 417 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Jun. 14

Summer Rock Band Experience: Advanced

This program is led by two outstanding local musicians who are also experienced educators. Students will learn classic songs in a supportive environment as they work toward performing at Phoenix Park as part of the Family Day Downtown.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $99 for non-students; $49 for students

6pm Thu. Jun. 14

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: Resonant Rogues + Red Tide + Intuitive Compass

The Resonant Rogues style includes Appalachian old-time, Balkan folk music, Swing Manouche, and early New Orleans Jazz. Red Tide plays soulful listening inspired by the ebb and flow of the ocean. Opener: Intuitive Compass is the talents of songwriter/guitarist pioneer Jason Dea West twith old time circus freak and accordionist Aurelia Anne Cohen.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Jun. 14

Tabletop Games

Drop in for Game Night at the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library’s Dabble Box makerspace.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8:30pm Thu. Jun. 14

Love Builds Up: Nature Workshop

Come help build a GaGa ball pit and work on the church garden, plus cook-outs, bonfires, nature art, bird feeders, trails, exploring for wildlife, music and much more. Be spiritually nurtured through nature and community. Registration is now open.

First Presbyterian Church 2112 Rudolph Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:15-10pm Thu. Jun. 14

Thursday Bingo at the Moose Lodge

Doors open 6:15. Games start at 7. Regular and Progressive Bingo. 50/50 Raffle, All proceeds after expenses go to Charity. Food and Drink served. Lunch Served before play and at intermission. 17 games played for as low as $4. Different Fundraiser every night.

Menomonie Moose Lodge 720 19th Ave., Menomonie

Cost: Varies

Age: All, under 18 must have Guardian

6:15-7pm Thu. Jun. 14

Sports Jamboree

The goal of this program is to provide an introduction to the basic skills of basketball, soccer, t-ball, & tennis and a few fun games. This will be strictly instructional, with no competition involved.

Altoona City Park Pavillion 10th Street West, Altoona

Cost: $30 resident; $35 non-resident

Age: Ages 4-6

6:30pm Thu. Jun. 14

T-Ball

This program is designed to teach children the basic fundamentals of the game and increase hitting and fielding skills. Everyone will receive a schedule for his/her team those nights.

Devney Park Devney Dr., Altoona

Cost: $55 Resident; $70 Non-Resident

Age: Ages 6-8

6:35pm Thu. Jun. 14

Eau Claire Express vs St. Cloud Rox

The Eau Claire Express plays against the St. Cloud Rox. Express T-shirts will be given away to fans. Gates open at 5:30pm.

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

Cost: $9 GA, $11 Reserved Grandstand, $14 Reserved Box, $28 Fan Deck; Season Tickets Available

Age: All Ages

6:40-7:40pm Thu. Jun. 14

Zumba with PS - Get Fit

All fitness levels are welcome and no experience is needed. Great way to get back to exercising or crank it up and push yourself even more.

Pinehurst Fitness 3027 N Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: New, 3 classes/$5 or $5 drop-in or punch cards, 6 classes for $25

Age: All Ages

7pm Thu. Jun. 14

Manifest Open Mic at the Stones Throw

Sign-up at 7pm. Host band at 7:30pm. Each band/performer will get 20 minutes or 5 sings (whichever comes first) which includes setup time. Host band Jam at 10:30pm. PA provided (tips appreciated). Bring instruments, amps, power supplies, and instrument cables.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE - tips appreciated

Age: 21+

7-8:30pm Thu. Jun. 14

Music Over Menomin: Jayson Collins Septet

The Jayson Collins Septet is a high energy jazz group playing a mix of energetic and eclectic original tunes with the likes of Thelonious Monk and Dave Holland. Live music on the Library lawn, overlooking Lake Menomin. Bring a picnic and a favorite beverage to enjoy during the performance.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Thu. Jun. 14

Colfax Music in the Park

Rain location is the Colfax Fairgrounds building on Railroad Avenue. Bring your lawn chair. Popcorn and root beer floats will be sold at the concerts. Annual pie sale by the Colfax Municipal Building Restoration Group on August 16.

Tower Park Main Street and Highway 40, Colfax

Cost: FREE

7-8:30pm Thu. Jun. 14

Voter Registration Drive

Assistance with Voter Registration will be held during Music Over Menomin at the Menomonie Public Library, 600 Wolsky Bay. If you have a Wisconsin Drivers License or ID, bring it, along with proof of your current residence address such as a utility bill, lease or bank statement.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

7pm Thu. Jun. 14

"Esther"

When a call for a new queen is sent out throughout the Persian Empire, a young Jewish woman, Esther, joins many other women at the palace for a year of preparation before going before the King. Whe becomes the last hope for her people, the Jews, to be saved from the plans of a jealous noble.

Calvary Baptist Church 3036 Epiphany Lane, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 Suggested Donation

Age: All Ages

7-8:30pm Thu. Jun. 14

Wandering Spirits: Craft Your Own Bar

Learn the process of setting up a home bar so that you can mix up amazing cocktails just like the pros for your own friends & family. They'll cover all the basics like methods, ingredients, tools, glassware, and more.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20 in advance, $25 at the door

7pm Thu. Jun. 14

71st Annual Mehara Shrine Circus

The biggest show in town. Tickets on sale now at Gordy's County Markets in Chippewa Falls, and Lake Wissota.

Dunn County Ice Arena 620 17th Street SE, Menomonie

Cost: $16 adults, $14 children 12 years and younger

7-9pm Thu. Jun. 14

Jim Phillips - Solo Acoustic

Singer/songwriter/guitarist Jim Phillips (a.k.a. “Dr. Jim”) performs an eclectic mix of current and classic material that spans five decades; a mix of folk rock, classic rock, alternative pop, classic country, blues, and originals.

The Barrel Room Wine Bar 320 Main St. E., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7:30pm Thu. Jun. 14

T-Ball

This program is designed to teach children the basic fundamentals of the game and increase hitting and fielding skills. Everyone will receive a schedule for his/her team those nights.

Devney Park Devney Dr., Altoona

Cost: $55 Resident; $70 Non-Resident

Age: Ages 6-8

7:30pm Thu. Jun. 14

Farndale Avenue Murder Mystery

The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society Murder Mystery. Everything you think might go wrong does go wrong with this production. Missed lines, missed entrances, missing props, doors that won't open, chairs that fall apart, bodies that don't die in the right spot.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $8 Youth, $14 Student, $20 Seniors, $22 Adult

8pm Thu. Jun. 14

Clear Water Comedy Presents Toler Wolfe

Toler Wolfe's absurdist sense of humor has had middle-aged people wondering what the hell he’s doing since 2009. He performed with improv and sketch comedy groups at UW Madison for five years and began doing stand up in 2013, and became a regular at the infamous Boy Kisses showcase in Minneapolis.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA | $3 with valid student ID

8-11pm Thu. Jun. 14

Vinyl Nights: DJ JTron

DJ JTron spins classics to currents and everything in between. Some you may have heard, others you haven't, either way you're bound to have a good time. He'll be set up outside on the patio (weather pending) so you can truly enjoy all that summer has to offer.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

8-10pm Thu. Jun. 14

Live Music: TeawhYB

TeawhYB defies the norms of Hip-Hop and has begun releasing a new brand of music cleverly intertwining intimate ideas of relationship culture, mental health and personal identity with a palatable mainstream sound.

The Eau Claire Fire House 202 Gibson St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

10pm Thu. Jun. 14

Live Music: Randy Olinger

Live music at The Mousetrap featuring Randy Olinger. Doors open at 9pm, show starts at 10pm.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 06/14/2018

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