Events For 08/08/2018

7:30am-1pm Wed. Aug. 8

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

8am Wed. Aug. 8

Camp Wabi

This partnership with Mayo Clinic Health System incorporates healthy living into the traditional camp experience and supports youth with obesity. Although some campers are nervous coming in, they often report it as the highlight of their summer when they leave. The information gained at Wabi is a life-changing experience for the whole family.

Camp Manitou 27960 137th Street, New Auburn

8-9am Wed. Aug. 8

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. Aug. 8

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 Wed. Aug. 8

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

9-10:30am Wed. Aug. 8

Musical Playground

Musical Playground is a week of fun, free activities, games and instrument making for children K-5th grades. Led by UWEC music educators. Priority registration by Aug 3rd.

Owen Park Bandshell 1st Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Children grades K-5

9:30am-12:30pm Wed. Aug. 8

Boys Empowerment Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga

This one-day camp for boys ages 7-11 (9:30am) and 12-15 (1pm) includes 3 hours of activity on land and water. Your child will enjoy learning water safety, paddling techniques, and mindfulness while practicing a few yoga poses and splashing in the water. Registration is required.

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

Cost: $60

10-11am Wed. Aug. 8

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. Aug. 8

Micon Summer Kids Shows: "Sherlock Gnomes"

After a string of garden gnome disappearances in London, Gnomeo & Juliet look to legendary detective Sherlock Gnomes to solve the case of their missing friends and family.

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

Cost: $0.25

Age: Rated PG

10-11am Wed. Aug. 8

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

11am-1pm Wed. Aug. 8

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. Aug. 8

Menomonie Farmers Market

The long-running 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

11-11:30am Wed. Aug. 8

Sky Stories: Planetarium Show

Aan outta this world show. Visitors will lie down under the stars and learn all about the incredible constellations in tonight's sky. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11:30am-noon Wed. Aug. 8

Sky Stories: Planetarium Show

Aan outta this world show. Visitors will lie down under the stars and learn all about the incredible constellations in tonight's sky. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

noon-4pm Wed. Aug. 8

Mini Monets Art Lessons

Come in and express your inner artist with our friendly staff who will guide you through the process of creating a finished painting. Mini Monets. Kid friendly instructions. Kids will paint on a 12x12 themed canvas. All supplies included. Beverages and smiles are always free.

Craving Canvas and Ceramic Studio 2807 East Hamilton Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $25; Call ahead to reserve your spot. Advance payment not necessary.

Age: Kids Age 6+

1-4pm Wed. Aug. 8

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. Aug. 8

Boys Empowerment Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga

This one-day camp for boys ages 7-11 (9:30am) and 12-15 (1pm) includes 3 hours of activity on land and water. Your child will enjoy learning water safety, paddling techniques, and mindfulness while practicing a few yoga poses and splashing in the water. Registration is required.

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

Cost: $60

1-3pm Wed. Aug. 8

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

1-3pm Wed. Aug. 8

Camp Construction

When everyone works together, the outcome can be bigger and better than you ever dreamed. Be a part of this collaborative construction camp and you'll be surprised at what you learn and what you create. ECASD and CFAUSD students eligible for free tuition.

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

Cost: $80 Members/$90 Non

Age: Grades K-1st

3-5pm Wed. Aug. 8

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

5-7pm Wed. Aug. 8

Cultural Cuisine Night: Venezuala

Tonight's theme is Venezuelan. From the talented chefs at Forage Kitchens, enjoy a delicious meal paired with one of the Lazy Monk tap biers.

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

Cost: Food priced a la carte

5pm Wed. Aug. 8

LAKES REU 2018 Community Forum and Research Dissemination

A public forum including students and UW-Stout faculty from a variety of disciplines to present the NSF sponsored LAKES research conducted over the summer, the subject of which is how to fix polluted waters in the area. The research will answer many questions about community involvement.

Raw Deal 603 S. Broadway St., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

5:30-6:30pm Wed. Aug. 8

Belly Dance Classes

Learn the foundation of belly dance in Level 1, cycling on a 4 week schedule, consecutively throughout the year. There is no need to 'start at the beginning' of a series; everyone is welcome to drop-in any time and add a bit of dance energy to your day.

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness 308 N Barstow Street, Eau Claire

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

Age: 16+

5:30-6:15pm Wed. Aug. 8

Butts and Guts

Are you ready to jump-start your fitness with a full body, calorie burning workout? Create your own intensity while receiving a full body workout with extra focus on abs and legs. Pre-register online or at the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $25

Age: 16+

5:30-6:30pm Wed. Aug. 8

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+

6-7:30pm Wed. Aug. 8

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+

6-7pm Wed. Aug. 8

Cardio Tennis - Session 3

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 Recreation Center 2303 Garfield Ave., Altoona

Cost: $40/session

Age: 16+ years old

6-9pm Wed. Aug. 8

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. Aug. 8

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)

6-8:30pm Wed. Aug. 8

Kids Drop-In Art Discovery Centers

Introductory throwing and hand-building clay class using wheel, slab roller, and extruder. Clay, glazes and firing included. Student choice of projects with instructor guidance.

Meadowsong Studios E15501 County Road D, Fall Creek

Cost: $150

Age: Adults and Kids age 10+

6-7pm Wed. Aug. 8

DIY Coconut Milk Ice Cream

This demonstration style class will show you a dairy free and paleo friendly way to make ice cream in the ease of your own home for a perfect summer treat. Using coconut milk as the base, you’ll learn to make a simple, versatile ice cream that has endless possibilities for flavors and unique additions.

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

Cost: $10

Age: 14+

6-8:10pm Wed. Aug. 8

Family Faith Mission

A VBS-like experience for the whole family that you won’t want to miss. Each of the three nights will include video adventures, music, mystery, games, Bible exploration, snacks, and fun. Families will learn and play together as they rotate through engaging stations

Cedarcreek Community Church 3520 Eastwind Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:15-8:30pm Wed. Aug. 8

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

6:30pm Wed. Aug. 8

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

6:30pm Wed. Aug. 8

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. Aug. 8

Eau Claire Express vs Willmar Stingers

The Eau Claire Express play against the Willmar Stingers. 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 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

7pm Wed. Aug. 8

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. Aug. 8

Jazz Session

Join us for a night of jazz and improvised music with host, Josh Gallagher. The Wednesday night jazz sessions bring 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

7-9pm Wed. Aug. 8

Chippewa Valley Roller Derby Summer Practice

Interested in checking out roller derby? CVRD is always recruiting. Summer practices are perfect for learning to skate, learning the rules, and meeting the team. No prior experience necessary.

National Guard Armory 1730 North Lane, Eau Claire

Age: 18+

7pm Wed. Aug. 8

Live Big Band Jazz on The Patio

The Plus proudly hosts live jazz every Wednesday, all summer long. Come relax and enjoy our outdoor patio with some of the most talented musicians in the Chippewa Valley.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-8:15pm Wed. Aug. 8

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+

8pm Wed. Aug. 8

Name That Tune Trivia: Rock Anthems of the 80s and 90s

They'll play a clip of a song, you tell them the name of the song and the artist. Playing rock hits from the 80s and 90s. Put a team together and come listen to some fun tunes. Prizes for winning teams.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:45-10:15pm Wed. Aug. 8

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 08/08/2018

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