Events For 07/11/2018

Wed. Jul. 11

Northern Wisconsin State Fair

Annual fair with food vendors, carnival, livestock exhibitions, crafts, homemaking and educational exhibits, and outstanding 4-H displays. More than a mile of midway thrills, great food stands, and free grandstand entertainment. Music events are at 8pm each day and require separate admission.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Ticket pricing information available online

Wed. Jul. 11

Fairfax Pool: Shark Week

Fairfax Maxx's favorite week of the season! Sharky fun and games throughout the week.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4.25/person or Season Pass; Children 2 & under are free

Age: All Ages

7:30am-1pm Wed. Jul. 11

Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market

Seasonal, locally grown vegetables and fruits, plus baked goods, dairy products, meat, honey, maple syrup, flowers, and more.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Age: All ages

8am-3pm Wed. Jul. 11

Summer Institute: Eau Claire

Summer Institute has a 40-year tradition of teaching and delighting children across the Chippewa Valley. Your kids will love the variety of activities, and you will appreciate the small classes that promise high quality learning.

Sam Davey Elementary 3000 Starr Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 per class for Eau Claire district students and those who live in the district; $85 per class for all other students.

8-9am Wed. Jul. 11

Body/Mind/Spirit Class

Experience your full wellness potential through tapping into your spiritual practice, embodiment practices, creative movement expressions, and understanding basic mental health.

Anandaworks Wellness Education Center 320 Putnam st., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8-9am Wed. Jul. 11

Body + Mind + Spirit Fitness Class

For people who really want wellness, who want more intention in their yoga, more joy in their wellness, and who have been absent from selfcare for awhile. Lynn Buske has 20 years of experience in teaching and all things wellness and spirituality.

Anandaworks Wellness and Education Center 320 Putnam St, Ste 123, Eau Claire

Cost: Free-will offering

Age: 18+

9am-noon Wed. Jul. 11

Camp Discovery

Children will be challenged to discover the wonder and beauty of God's creation by investigating science and nature through daily field trips.

Trinity Lutheran Church 1314 E. Lexington Blvd., Eau Claire

Cost: $60

Age: Age 3 - 5th grade

9am Wed. Jul. 11

One Million Cups

An event for local entrepreneurs to meet and present their startups to the thriving peer network of founders in Eau Claire. The coffee is encouraged.

Chippewa Valley Technical College 620 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire

9am-noon Wed. Jul. 11

Love Eau Claire Day Camp

Send your kids for mornings packed with sports, team building games, crafts, Bible stories, singing, snacks and even a li'l time for reading.

Cameron Park 1601 11th St., Eau Claire

Cost: Families pay based on annual income

Age: Entering 2nd-5th grade

9:30am-12:30pm Wed. Jul. 11

Girls Empowerment Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga

This one-day camp for girls ages 7-11 (9:30am) & 12-15 (1pm) includes 3 hours of activity on land and water at beautiful Coon Fork Lake County Park in Augusta. Experience a new freedom learning water safety, paddling techniques, and mindfulness while practicing a few yoga poses. Registration required.

Coon Fork Lake County Park E 25501 County Road CF, Augusta

Cost: $60

9:30am Wed. Jul. 11

Musik Makers: Summer Water Music Series

Will introduce preschoolers and their families to musical skills in a fun and active setting. Explore the world of water with songs, dances, and instruments. Class will be held partially outdoors (weather permitting) and feature water play.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $24; FREE for ECMS families

Age: Ages 2-5

10-11am Wed. Jul. 11

Dance as Exercise

Use techniques developed by Martha Graham, to stretch and strengthen all muscle groups, and to renew the spirit. The workout is done almost exclusively on the floor. And, the class is open to beginners and dancers, alike.

Banbury Place Dance Studio 930 Galloway Street, Building 13, Rm 122, Eau Claire

Cost: $40 per month

Age: Adults

10am Wed. Jul. 11

Micon Summer Kids Shows: "My Little Pony"

Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy and Rarity embark on an epic journey to save Ponyville from a dark force. They meet new friends and face exciting challenges as they travel beyond Equestria to defeat the evil Storm King and his minion unicorn: Tempest Shadow.

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

Cost: $0.25

Age: Rated PG

10-11am Wed. Jul. 11

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

10am-noon Wed. Jul. 11

Camp Recycle

A course in how to save the planet. Learn all about sustainability and how to reduce, reuse and recycle your way to a greener life. ECASD students qualify for free tuition.

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

Cost: $80 Members/$90 Non

Age: Grades 1 & 2

10:15-10:35am Wed. Jul. 11

Bouncing Babies Storytime

For pre-walkers, starting at birth. All storytimes features stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and movement. All are welcome and no registration is required. Also includes parachute play, bubbles, and play group.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Babies

11am-1pm Wed. Jul. 11

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

11am-6pm Wed. Jul. 11

Menomonie Farmers Market

Features local produce, meats, breads, berries, herbs, desserts and baked goods, spices, handcrafted items, arts & crafts. Kids activities, hot lunches, and music performances.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main St. East, Menomonie

Age: All Ages

11am-noon Wed. Jul. 11

Sky Stories: Planetarium Show

An outta this world show. Lie down under the stars and learn all about the incredible constellations in tonight's sky. Stick around for a fun space-related activity after the show.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

noon-1pm Wed. Jul. 11

Sky Stories: Planetarium Show

An outta this world show. Lie down under the stars and learn all about the incredible constellations in tonight's sky. Stick around for a fun space-related activity after the show.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Wed. Jul. 11

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 Wed. Jul. 11

Girls Empowerment Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga

This one-day camp for girls ages 7-11 (9:30am) & 12-15 (1pm) includes 3 hours of activity on land and water at beautiful Coon Fork Lake County Park in Augusta. Experience a new freedom learning water safety, paddling techniques, and mindfulness while practicing a few yoga poses. Registration required.

Coon Fork Lake County Park E 25501 County Road CF, Augusta

Cost: $60

1-3pm Wed. Jul. 11

Knot Just Knitting - Crafting Group

Crafters are invited to bring their latest project and enjoy an afternoon of crafting and conversation with fellow artists. Meet new people, create new items, and even learn a thing or two. Quilt, knit, scrapbook, crochet, and more.

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

1:30-4:30pm Wed. Jul. 11

St. Paul's Lutheran Vacation Bible School

Exciting afternoons full of Bible lessons, crafts, science experiments, games, snacks, songs and fun. Preregister at website to attend or help volunteer.

St. Paul's Lutheran Church and School 1100 9th Street, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Preschool-rising 6th graders

1:30-2:30pm Wed. Jul. 11

YouTube University

School-age kids will learn and explore new worlds through curated YouTube clips and a related activity or experiment.

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

Cost: FRE

Age: School age

1:30pm Wed. Jul. 11

Wednesday Performances: Mixed Nuts

Mixed Nuts includes physical comedy, silly antics, and uproarious audience participation! Tickets are required for entrance. Free tickets are available one week in advance of each program.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-5pm Wed. Jul. 11

Savvy Seniors Series

As part of The Classic’s ongoing Savvy Seniors Series program, retired hospital chaplain and local aging/caregiving expert, Moira Kneer will present. Moira will explore new ideas related to aging and caregiving while stepping outside the box that our parents and grandparents lived within.

The Classic at Hillcrest Greens 2455 Sawgrass Pl, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-6pm Wed. Jul. 11

Co+op Explorers: Menomonie Rocks Art Class

Menomonie has a lot of folks who paint and hide rocks all over town to beautify the community and add a little fun to everyday places. Kids will get to choose and paint their own rock and then hide it on the Co+op’s block for a stranger to find & turn in for a treat.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main St. East, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 12 & Under

5-7pm Wed. Jul. 11

Cultural Cuisine Night

Spanish and Moroccan foods brought to you by the amazing Forage Kitchen chefs. Starts at 5pm and serve until food runs out. Please note that dogs will only be allowed on the patio during this time.

Lazy Monk Brewing, LLC 97 West Madison Street, Eau Claire

5:30-6:15pm Wed. Jul. 11

Fitness Fusion - Session 2

If you enjoy getting active and being being outdoors, this class is for you. We will combine fitness and exploring the beauty of River Prairie Park. This class will focus on cardio and strength. Pre-Register online or at the Altoona Parks and Recreation Office.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $25/session

Age: 16+

5:30-6:30pm Wed. Jul. 11

Belly Dance Classes

Learn the foundation of belly dance in Level 1. Everyone is welcome to drop-in and add a bit of dance energy to your day. Each class consists of detailed instruction of two foundational belly dance moves, plus time to test out all the elements of this fun, energetic, empowering, improvisational dance style.

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness 308 N Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: Drop-in $15; call for monthly rates

Age: 16+

6-8pm Wed. Jul. 11

Knit Club

Bring your fiber or beading project, sip Soul Brewed Coffee Roaster's coffee, share tips and tricks, and meet good people.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages, under 16 supervised

6-7:30pm Wed. Jul. 11

Young at Heart New Optimistic Single Seniors Club

Young at Heart is a local single seniors club for the separated, divorced, and widowed. It's a chance to get out and enjoy social gatherings. Email or call for more information. Second and Fourth Wednesdays the group meets for a burger night out.

Brickhouse Pub & Grub - Bar & Banquet Hall 2233 Birch St, Eau Claire

Age: 50+

6-6:30pm Wed. Jul. 11

Everybody Dance Now

Come join this fun dance class where you will learn a combination of dance techniques all while making new friends and creating memories. All are welcome and no previous dance experience is required. Dance 1, for ages 4-6, is from 6-6:30pm. Dance 2, for ages 7-13, is from 6:30-7:15pm.

10th Street Recreation Center 10th Street, Altoona

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

Age: Age 4-13

6-7pm Wed. Jul. 11

Cardio Tennis - Session 2

Participate in the increasingly popular workout that can be enjoyed by all ages, fitness and skill levels. Pre-Registration is required. Registration can be done online or by stopping by the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

Altoona City Park 10th St & Hayden Ave, Altoona

Cost: $40/session

Age: 16+ years old

6-7:30pm Wed. Jul. 11

Dove Healthcare Summer Concert Series: River City Ramblers

Bring a lawn chair for night of food, fun, and music in the courtyard. Held rain or shine. All local musicians. River City Ramblers is a bluegrass band.

Dove Healthcare 3656 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Wed. Jul. 11

Kubb Night at Irvine Park

Kubb every Wednesday (except for July 4th). They have 3 pitches ready for play at 6pm each week. All skill levels are welcome. Whether you're learning or an expert, all are welcome. Bring beverages to enjoy.

Flag Hill Pavillion, Irvine Park Bridgewater Ave, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Wed. Jul. 11

Par-Te-Rec: Wild West Fest (wear western attire)

Summer outdoor Par-Te-Rec program is for all individuals with varying abilities and exceptionalities, ages 18 and older. Participants will experience various activities, which focus upon socialization, aspiring to personal challenges, and building self-confidence.

Boyd Park 1202 Fairway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 each night or Season Pass

Age: 18+

6-9pm Wed. Jul. 11

Wednesday Night Read-Ins

Join book lovers from the Chippewa Valley for sustained silent reading. Take some time for yourself each week to read a book, chat about book recommendations, and sip kombucha and cold brew. Every Wednesday this summer. (EXCEPT: June 27 and July 4).

SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar 615 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

6-6:30pm Wed. Jul. 11

Adult Grounding Group

30 minutes of bare feet connecting with the earth, or “earthing” can reduce inflammation in the body. Come ground with others in the community for a relaxing, social approach to wellness.

Boyd Park 1202 Fairway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages(under 18 with adult)

6-7:30pm Wed. Jul. 11

Conservation Listening Session

WI League of Conservation Voters will be touring 9 communities this summer. What natural resource issues are you facing in your community? What do you see as the most important issues to tackle? Join fellow conservation-minded citizens and local organizations to weigh in and make sure your voice is heard.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Wed. Jul. 11

Business Plan Basics

A formal business plan is a required document for anyone in search of funding to start a new business, expand an existing business, or launch a new product.

Western Dairyland 418 Wisconsin St., Eau Claire

Cost: $29

6:15-8:30pm Wed. Jul. 11

Summer Rink Rat Hockey

Ever Wednesday April - August. Mite/Squirt (ages 7-10) from 6:15-7:15pm. Peewee/Bantam (ages 11-14) from 7:30-8:30pm.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass (1 Punch)

Age: Ages 7-10 only

6:30-8:30pm Wed. Jul. 11

Pure Water Paddlers Social Paddle: Riverview Park

Each week the Pure Water Paddlers go to a different spot in the Chippewa Valley. Every level of paddler welcome. Bring your own kayak, canoe or SUP and meet others who enjoy the sport. Life jacket required. Check the website and facebook for any last minute changes.

Riverview Park 2800 Riverview Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6:30-7:15pm Wed. Jul. 11

Everybody Dance Now

Come join this fun dance class where you will learn a combination of dance techniques all while making new friends and creating memories. All are welcome and no previous dance experience is required. Dance 1, for ages 4-6, is from 6-6:30pm. Dance 2, for ages 7-13, is from 6:30-7:15pm.

10th Street Recreation Center 10th Street, Altoona

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

Age: Age 4-13

6:30pm Wed. Jul. 11

Rock'N On the River Summer Concert Series

Every Wednesday night at the River Prairie park in Altoona you can enjoy live music. Shows start at 6:30pm and food trucks will be onsite.

River Prairie Park 1419 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:30pm Wed. Jul. 11

Destination Yoga: Leinie Lodge

Head out on an adventure and join Latitude 44 Yoga Studio at the Leinie Lodge. A 45 minute yoga class followed by beer tasting with your fellow yogis. The cost of the event includes yoga, beer tasting, and after hours access to the lodge.

Leinenkugel's 124 E. Elm St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $15

Age: 21+

6:30pm Wed. Jul. 11

Ski Sprites Water Ski Show

A Wisconsin tradition, everyone should spend at least one night at the beach, watching the Ski Sprites perform on the water. Concessions available.

Lake Altoona County Beach 604 Beach Rd., Altoona

Cost: FREE event admission, but a $5/car Eau Claire county parking permit is required

Age: All ages

6:35pm Wed. Jul. 11

Eau Claire Express vs Mankato Moondogs

The Eau Claire Express plays against the mankato Moondogs. Buck night includes $1 hot dogs, $1 small sodas, $1 domestic beer for the first three innings, and $4 wine for the first three innings. Gates 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

7pm Wed. Jul. 11

Poker Night at Big T's

4 weeks to qualify then BIG tournament with lots of extra prizes & cash to be won. One free beverage weekly for all players. Test your skills.

Big T's 2007 3rd St, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 buy in; 12 week format

7-9pm Wed. Jul. 11

Jazz Session

A night of jazz and improvised music with host, Josh Gallagher. New guests each week, drawing from the large talent pool of the Chippewa Valley. Jazzers are welcome to bring their horn and sit in on a tune or two.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-8:15pm Wed. Jul. 11

Everything Zen (All Levels Restorative Style Candlelight)

Everything Zen is about incorporating everything you have available to create Zen in our life - yoga poses, bolsters, blankets, essential oils, sounds, breath, hot stones, soothing music, breath work and meditation all in a candlelit setting.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 drop-in rate

Age: 18+

7:30pm Wed. Jul. 11

Eau Claire Municipal Band Summer Concert Season

Listen to high quality, free entertainment by the oldest musical organization in Eau Claire. From traditional Sousa marches, patriotic melodies, pop, jazz, rock, and soundtracks, there is something for everyone's listening pleasure. July 4th concert is at 3pm.

Owen Park Bandshell 1st Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Wed. Jul. 11

Eau Claire Bears Baseball

See a hometown baseball game with the Eau Claire Bears. May 18, 7:30pm vs. Menomonie Eagles at Carson Park May 28, 1-4pm vs. Eau Claire Cavaliers at Carson Park June 3, 12:30-5pm vs. Tilden Tigers at Cinder…

Field Location Varies By Game

Age: All ages

7:30-9pm Wed. Jul. 11

Valley Gospel Choir Summer Concerts

Enjoy old and new gospel songs by the Valley Gospel Choir and Band. An evening of inspirational music with a message of love and faith for all ages. Advance tickets at Festival Foods Eau Claire and Gordy's downtown Chippewa Falls or from choir members.

Grace Lutheran Church 202 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $12 Advance, $13 at the Door

Age: All Ages

8pm Wed. Jul. 11

UWEC Summer Cinema: "That Thing You Do"

Pennsylvania band the "Oneders" become a sensation after their drummer breaks his arm, and is replaced by jazz enthusiast, Guy Patterson, who injects something a bit different into their music. Activities begin at 8pm, movie begins at dusk.

Haas Fine Arts Center (west lawn) 121 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Rated PG

8pm Wed. Jul. 11

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince Trivia Night

Trivia this week is all about Book 6 in the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince. Weekly prizes for winners, and playing also enters you for a chance to win a $1500 voucher to Universal Studios' Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 per team, 2-4 players per team

Age: All Ages

8:45-10:15pm Wed. Jul. 11

Adult Open Broomball

Helmets and sticks are available on first-come, first-serve basis.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass (1 Punch)

Age: 18+

Ongoing Events For 07/11/2018

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