Events For 07/12/2018

Thu. Jul. 12

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

Thu. Jul. 12

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

8am-3pm Thu. Jul. 12

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.

9am-noon Thu. Jul. 12

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-noon Thu. Jul. 12

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

9:30-11:30am Thu. Jul. 12

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. Jul. 12

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 Thu. Jul. 12

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 Thu. Jul. 12

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 Thu. Jul. 12

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

10am-noon Thu. Jul. 12

Mini Makers: Open Lab

Once a week, let your fingers do the talking. Build and create using real tools of the trade. 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

10:15-10:35am Thu. Jul. 12

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. Jul. 12

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. Jul. 12

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. Jul. 12

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. Jul. 12

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. Jul. 12

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. Jul. 12

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

12:30-3:30pm Thu. Jul. 12

Book Bug

Each of these sessions will include games, reading, activities, and more. Stay for a short time or the whole thing, attendance will earn each child a free book to keep. If a child attends 3 weekly programs they will earn a free ticket for a field trip to the Great Lakes Aquarium on Aug. 23.

Augusta Memorial Public Library 113 North Stone St, Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 11 and under

1-4pm Thu. Jul. 12

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. Jul. 12

Maxx's Splash Bash: Pirates Plunge

Music, games, and inflatable fun.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4/person or Season Pass; Children 2 & under are free

Age: All Ages

1:30-4:30pm Thu. Jul. 12

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

1:30-3pm Thu. Jul. 12

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

1:30pm Thu. Jul. 12

Thursday Demonstration Series: Reptile and Amphibian Discovery Zoo

Reptile and Amphibian Discovery Zoo. Bringing the zoo to you with live animals to meet. Free tickets are available one week in advance of each program.

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

Cost: FREE, Registration required

1:30-2:30pm Thu. Jul. 12

Book Bug - Featuring Butterflies

Educators from Beaver Creek Reserve will be at the Augusta Memorial Public Library for a special free presentation about butterflies. The event will include hands-on-learning activities.

Augusta Memorial Public Library 113 North Stone St, Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 11 and under

3-5pm Thu. Jul. 12

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. All ages open labs offer time for self-guided exploration with staff on hand to answer questions. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-8pm Thu. Jul. 12

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

4-7pm Thu. Jul. 12

Food Truck Night at Cottage Winery

Enjoy the a unique dining experience in the countryside on our patio. Delicious wines from the tasting room, and local food truck vendors including Captain PJ's bbq, Netty Q's, and Marigold Cafe.

Cottage Winery & Vineyard N7391 County Road F, Menomonie

4-5pm Thu. Jul. 12

Life Size Board Games

Menomonie Public Library will host teen programming during the summer. Today will feature life-sized board games.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

4-7pm Thu. Jul. 12

Family Game Night

Our collection has something for everyone with more than 80 games to choose from.

Augusta Memorial Public Library 113 North Stone St, Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-6:30pm Thu. Jul. 12

St. John's Lutheran Church Pie and Ice Cream Social

Meal includes: BBQs, Baked Beans, Chips, Pickles, Pie, Ice Cream, Beverage. This event will be hosted by the St. John’s Community Table Team. It is the yearly fundraiser which provides funds to continue serving meals at the Eau Claire Community Table.

St. John's Lutheran Church 1804 Highland Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $6.50 BBQs, Baked Beans, Chips, Pickles, Pie, Ice Cream & Beverage ,$3.50 Pie, Ice Cream & Beverage

Age: All Ages

5-6pm Thu. Jul. 12

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

5-9pm Thu. Jul. 12

Wood Fired Pizza Night at Farm to Fork Retreat

Offering wood-fired pizza with locally sourced ingredients and veggies straight from their garden. Fully stocked bar, featuring local and micro brews, wines and spirits. Open Mic every Thursday from 6-9. Gather around the fire pit, enjoy walking trails, play disc golf, yard games, and more.

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

Cost: Free to attend, consult menu for prices

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Jul. 12

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

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Jul. 12

Dinner Jazz: Knox Freeman

Knox Freeman is a malleable duo comprised of Dave Power on drums and Pat Keen on bass. Knox takes on various forms, performing as a trio with a special guest from time to time.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Jul. 12

Burger King Classic Car Show - Muscle Car Mania

Classic cars, vintage, antique, muscle cars and more. Fun for the entire family. This week’s theme is Muscle Car Mania. Rock the 70’s with muscle cars and great 70’s music and fashion. Bring your muscled motors.

Burger King - West Side 2833 North Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-6pm Thu. Jul. 12

One Day Wonders - Barnyard Fun

During this parent/child class you will enjoy a themed book, craft and snack. Moo, Clack, Neigh, Oink, Cluck, Baaa. You'll be able to show off your animal voices after creating these fun barnyard animals.

Altoona City Park Recreation Center 2303 Garfield Ave., Altoona

Cost: $10 Resident of Altoona; $12 Non-Resident of Altoona

Age: 2-5 years old

6-8pm Thu. Jul. 12

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

6-9pm Thu. Jul. 12

Open Mic at Farm to Fork

Come as a listener or performer of music, poetry, and comedy. All are welcome. Bar and wood-fired pizza on site.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6pm Thu. Jul. 12

CANCELLED: Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: Adelyn Rose + Boats & Bridges + Joe Hunt

Adelyn Strei has established herself as one of Eau Claire’s premier songwriters with her eponymous indie-rock band. Boats & Bridges are a five piece folk-rock band that display capable musicianship and timeless sound. Opener: Often found busking on corners, Joe Hunt performs indie folk with smooth vocals, guitar, and harmonica.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Jul. 12

Planning and Planting your Fall Garden

This class will show how to prepare now and plant so your fall garden will also provide a bounty— of frost-tolerant, cool-weather crops ready to harvest for salads and greens in fall and early winter.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 14+

6-8pm Thu. Jul. 12

Pints & Plants

Join Down To Earth at the Leinie Lodge to plant a fun succulent display for the summer and have an ice cold beer with us. Fee includes pot, succulents, beer, and take home glass. Cash or check due the day of event. Only 50 spots open. Advance registration available.

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

Cost: $50

Age: 21+

6-9pm Thu. Jul. 12

Business QuickBooks - Online Version

No prior experience with QuickBooks is necessary for this class, but attendees should have basic computer skills. The class is hands-on using the QuickBooks Online version and allows time for students to practice what they have learned.

Western Dairyland 418 Wisconsin St., Eau Claire

Cost: $99

6-8pm Thu. Jul. 12

Pints & Plants on the Patio

Join Down to Earth on the patio at the Leinie Lodge to plant a fun succulent planter for summer, and have an iced cold beer. $50 per person will include your pot, succulents, beer & take home glass. Cash or check is due the day of the event. Pre-Registration is required.

Leinie Lodge 124 E. Elm Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $50

Age: 21+

6-8pm Thu. Jul. 12

Ordinary Magic Art Classes For Kids of All Ages

Drawing, weaving, crochet, painting, architecture design & Having Fun. Your child will discover, explore, imagine & create works of art.

Ordinary Magic 1812 Brackett Ave. Suite 6, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 per student

Age: K-15

6:15-10pm Thu. Jul. 12

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

6:30pm Thu. Jul. 12

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

6:40-7:40pm Thu. Jul. 12

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. Jul. 12

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. Jul. 12

Music Over Menomin: The Cutaways

The Cutaways have been great friends of the library. The Cutaways are: Bob Boone – Vocals, Guitar, Mandolin, Tim Stanton – Vocals, Drums, Jim Nelson – Vocals, Guitar, Doug Hyde – Bass, Marv Whitman – Vocals, Guitar. Live music on the Library lawn, overlooking Lake Menomin.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Thu. Jul. 12

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

7:30pm Thu. Jul. 12

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

7:30-10:30pm Thu. Jul. 12

Eau Claire Cavaliers Baseball

See a hometown baseball game with the Eau Claire Cavaliers baseball team. May 16, 7:30-10pm vs. Tilden Tigers May 19, 5-9pm vs. Brill Millers May 23, 7:30-10:30pm vs. Cadott Red Sox May 27, 3-6pm vs. Sparta Miller May 28, 1-3pm…

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 adults; $1 students 18 & under; children 5 & under FREE; season ticket options available

Age: All ages

8-11pm Thu. Jul. 12

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

8:30pm Thu. Jul. 12

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Cullen Ryan

Clear Water Comedy co-founder and producer Cullen Ryan is retiring! Come see him headline a Thursday night show for the last time. Also featuring Tim Harmston.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

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

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