Events For 08/11/2018

Sat. Aug. 11

Ashley For the Arts

Ashley for the Arts was established by Ashley Furniture to entertain and inspire the entire family, promote the works of artists from across the globe, and raise funds to support humanity. Lots of live music, hot air balloon launch, car show, fireworks, inflatables, youth art area, playground, and much more.

Memorial Park, Arcadia

Cost: $10 for 3 Days

Sat. Aug. 11

Just Between Friends Community Kids Sale

Everything for kids & more: furniture, strollers, high chars, carseats, ride-em toys, bikes, toddler beds, exersaucers, infant items, bedding, kids, teen & maternity clothing, costumes, shoes, DVDs, electronics, books, and toys. Learn more about shopping and selling with JBF online.

Altoona Hobbs Sports Center 2300 Spooner Ave., Altoona

Age: All Ages

6:30am-noon Sat. Aug. 11

Leinenkugel's Pure Water Days Races

Pure Water Days is a weekend long festival for the entire family, which is held each year in Chippewa Falls. The Pure Water Days festival events begin on Friday and end Sunday afternoon. The Leinenkugel’s Pure Water Days races are held at the Chippewa Valley Family YMCA. There are five different races to involve the entire family.

Chippewa Falls YMCA 611 Jefferson Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Price Varies

Age: All Ages

7am-10pm Sat. Aug. 11

Pioneer Days 2018

Hosted by the Chippewa Valley Antique Engine & Model Club. Features historical displays of craftsmanship as well as steam engines, tractor pulls, flea market, silent auction, pancake breakfast, kids events, chicken dinners, parades and an antique and classic car swap meet/show.

Pioneer Park Hwy 37 & 85 Porterville Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: $7 GA; children 10 and under get in FREE

7:30am Sat. Aug. 11

Run Row Ride and Walk/Run

Fun events to help raise money for our youth recreation scholarships. There are opportunities for all skills levels. You can run the race as an individual, Relay Team, or Doubles (canoe/kayak in tandem and then split up to each complete the bike and run separately).

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: Run Row Ride - $25 ($20 on or before July 30th), Walk/Run 5K - $15 ($10 on or before July 30th), Dog Walk/Run 2 Mile - $15 ($10 on or before July 30th)

Age: All Ages

7:30am-1pm Sat. Aug. 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 Sat. Aug. 11

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

8am Sat. Aug. 11

2 Mile Dog Walk/Run

This event helps raise money for youth recreation scholarships. Registration and check-in: 8-8:30am. Horseshoe Pavilion - Carson Park.

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 ($10 on or before June 30th)

Age: All Ages

8am-1pm Sat. Aug. 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

9am-2:30pm Sat. Aug. 11

Babysitter Training

Safe Sitter prepares students in grades 6-8 to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. Students learn life-saving skills such as how to rescue someone who’s choking, and helpful information like what to do if there’s severe weather. The lessons are filled with fun activities and role-playing exercises.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $40, Community $60

Age: Ages 10-15

9-10am Sat. Aug. 11

Yoga in the Park

People of all levels of yoga are encouraged to join Wendy Oberg for a fun, casual hour where you'll get all the benefits of yoga. Located on the front lawn of the Altoona River Prairie Center. Stick around after class and enjoy a Mimosa or Bloody Mary on The Front Porch Patio after Class.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

9-10am Sat. Aug. 11

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

9-10am Sat. Aug. 11

Free Park Yoga in Menomonie

Join Rachel Funk-Johnson to stretch, breath and allow your body the time that it deserves for restoration. All Ages & Levels are welcome. Bring your own yoga mat or beach towel and let's have fun.

Wakanda Park Wakanda Park Rd. and Pine Ave. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30-10:30am Sat. Aug. 11

Yoga for Everybody & Everybody

Enjoy plenty of movement, standing poses and those yummy feel good poses that you never want to end all cued at an easy to follow flowing pace so that you leave class feeling happier & healthier.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15

Age: 16+

9:30-11am Sat. Aug. 11

Adult Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga

90-minute class of paddle skills, yoga and open paddle time. Enjoy Mother Nature paddling to a quiet spot, anchoring, experiencing a unique yoga session with stretch and a variety of yoga poses ending with Savasana. Registration required.

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

Cost: $30

Age: Ages 15+

10am-4pm Sat. Aug. 11

The Friends of the Library Book Sale

A wide variety of nonfiction, children’s, adult fiction, young adult books, audiobooks, music CDs, and DVDs. Adult paperbacks start at $1 and hardcovers start at $2. Children and young adult paperbacks start at $.25 and hardcover start at $.50. Bag sale on Saturday features special pricing.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sat. Aug. 11

The Life of a Lumberjack with Rob Kuchta

Stories and pictures are part of Rob Kuchta's presentation. Paul Bunyan tall tales are intertwined with historical photos and details of the daily life of a lumberjack.

Paul Bunyan Logging Camp Museum 1110 Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: free with museum admission

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sat. Aug. 11

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

10-11am Sat. Aug. 11

Native Wildflower Sanctuary Tour

Join members of the Lake Wissota Garden Club for a guided tour through the half acre Irvine Park Native Wildflower Sanctuary. Club members will point out and identify the native wildflowers currently in bloom. Meet at the sanctuary sign/parking lot just south of the duck pond.

Irvine Park Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-noon Sat. Aug. 11

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)

11am-1pm Sat. Aug. 11

Rhinestone Scarecrow

Create a scary or playful scarecrow in preparation for the changing seasons. All materials are provided. Registration is required. Register online or call Information & Reference.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

noon-3pm Sat. Aug. 11

Summer Henna Pop & Shop

Stop in the Shop on Saturdays to get some Henna for the summer. Walk-ins only. If there is a line, there will be a sign up sheet for you to reserve a time and come back for your Henna. Children 16 years and younger must have a parent or guardian present.

Tangled Up in Hue 505 S. Barstow St., Suite B, Eau Claire

Cost: $5-10

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Sat. Aug. 11

The Be You Project

The goal of this project is to capture the diversity of this community with photography. Looking for all people, races, ethnicity, sexual orientation, family structures, gender-identities, ages, and more. Photos taken will be used to promote diversity efforts. Bring yourself as you are with your friends and families.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

1pm Sat. Aug. 11

42nd Annual Pure Water Days Parade & RiverFest

This year's theme is Under the Sea. Enjoy over 70 parade entries before heading down the street to Allen Park for RiverFest. Giant inflatables, kids games, tons of prizes, a balloon artist, live music, food trucks, a beer tent, arts and crafts vendors and much more. Parade starts at 1pm, RiverFest starts at 2pm.

Allen Park S. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-2:30pm Sat. Aug. 11

Intro to Aerial Hammock for Teens

An introductory class to the versatile aerial hammock especially made for teens. Explore the world of aerial hammock and work on strength, flexibility, and coordination. Class is limited to 7 students; you must pre-register to reserve your hammock.

Moonrise Aerials Studio 800 Wisconsin Street; Banbury Place Building 13, Room 112, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

Age: Ages 13-19 (Teens)

1-2pm Sat. Aug. 11

Native Wildflower Sanctuary Tour

Join members of the Lake Wissota Garden Club for a guided tour through the half acre Irvine Park Native Wildflower Sanctuary. Club members will point out and identify the native wildflowers currently in bloom. Meet at the sanctuary sign/parking lot just south of the duck pond.

Irvine Park Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Sat. Aug. 11

Brewery Tour

Discover the flavors and tastes of Germany and the Czech Republic. A guided visit through the authentic Bier Hall with memorabilia from Europe. Then, go behind the scenes to the brewing cellar will you learn the process and stages to brew amazing bier. Complete your visit with a bier tasting of Lazy Monk’s most popular brews.

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

Cost: $10/person

Age: 21+

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Aug. 11

Downtown EC Food & History Tour

The Downtown Eau Claire Food & History Tour is a walking tour that includes stops at 7 downtown establishments where you will enjoy tastings of local food and beverages. You’ll spend approximately 20 minutes at each restaurant and hear about the history of Eau Claire and the restaurants. A perfect mix of food, culture and fun.

Meet outside the Local Store 205 N. Dewey Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $65

Age: All Ages

2-6pm Sat. Aug. 11

Cruise In Car Shows

Head downtown and check out vintage cars, trucks, and motorcycles while enjoying music. The streets will be closed off so you can safely browse all of the amazing vehicles. This event is free and contingent upon weather.

Downtown Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

2:30pm Sat. Aug. 11

5th Annual Eau Claire Beer Mile

Hosted by the Eau Claire Hash House Harriers. Traditional Beer Mile, Half Beer Mile, Open Beer Mile, and the Four-Person "Tower" Relay Race. Check out our website or Facebook page for more information.

Fox Run Tavern 1515 S 65th Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE, Must purchase beverages

Age: 21+

3-5pm Sat. Aug. 11

Pub Sing

The popular Twin Cities pub sing comes to Menomonie. Folks bring their songs to share, and everyone joins in on the chorus. Songs of work, love, nature, drinking, community, inspiration and more. You can lead a song or sing along. Please no songbooks/sheets to hand out, and all songs unaccompanied.

The Duke and Dagger 120 6th Avenue West, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-8pm Sat. Aug. 11

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

4-5:30pm Sat. Aug. 11

Summer Painting Lessons

Classes are divided by age groups Confirm age groups online. All materials are always provided, students may bring their own if they wish. Finger Painting, Color Wheel, Color Mixing, Beginner Painting, Shapes, Tempera, WaterColor, Modeling Clay, Crafting.

The Painted Lotus Banbury Place Building 13, Suit 209, Eau Claire

Cost: $15, $35, $45

Age: K-12th Grade

4:30pm Sat. Aug. 11

St. James the Greater Summer Fest

Family, friendly entertainment. Outdoor Mass followed by a supper with a freewill offering. The fun continues on August 12th with a Car Show at 8am, live music by 40 Fingers, a chicken dinner, a beer garden for the adults, and free Caricatures, free Balloon creations, and free Facepainting for the kids.

St. James Catholic Church 2502 11th St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-11pm Sat. Aug. 11

2018 Chippewa Falls City Wide Class Reunion

Live entertainment from The Dweebs, food, beverages, yard games, and much more.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10 at the gate

Age: 21+

5-7:30pm Sat. Aug. 11

Live Music: Grey Tison + Ben Valine

Ben and Grey have been performing live music for the majority of their lives. They now bring together music from each walk of their life, from bluegrass and modern folk to Parisian jazz. Live music, local art, food, wine, coffee, and desserts.

Vino Cappuccino N5734 Hwy 12, Elk Mound

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6pm Sat. Aug. 11

Butcher Babies Concert

Billboard chart-topping metal sensation Butcher Babies will play Every Buddy's Bar. Rock Journalist Keith Valcourt has described their stage show as embodying the antics of Alice Cooper and Rob Zombie. They assault the crowd with a blinding flash of aggression. They'll be joined by Hydro The Hero, Tetrarch, and VIA.

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

Cost: $25

Age: 21+

6:35pm Sat. Aug. 11

Eau Claire Express vs St. Cloud Rox

The Eau Claire Express play against the St. Cloud Rox. Pit Wagon will perform before the game on the plaza. 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 Sat. Aug. 11

Live Music: Davey J and Friends

Davey J is familiar to the region as bandleader for the former band leader for the Minneapolis based Jones Tones. In newer musical combos lead by Davey J, you can still hear a full range of sound with influences from blues, rock & roll, reggae, Sun Records style country, and urban folk.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Sat. Aug. 11

The Last Revel Live

The Last Revel trio utilizes their multi-instrumental abilities to bring the acoustic guitar, upright bass, fiddle, 5-string banjo, harmonica, kick drum and three-part vocal harmonies together to consistently deliver “Bombastic live…

The Potter's Shed 260 Industrial Blvd, Shell Lake

Cost: $15, kids under 14 FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Aug. 11

The Miracle Worker

Based on the remarkable true story of Helen Keller and her teacher Annie Sullivan, this inspiring and unforgettable play has become an American classic.

Regis High School 2100 Fenwick Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Aug. 11

A Real Super Time: A Post-Superhero Play

Superheroes have lost their powers and are trying to get them back. And they're not very good at it. Written and directed by Logan Toftness.

The Grand Theatre 102 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 GA; $10 students

Age: Ages 12+

9pm Sat. Aug. 11

Late Jazz: '58 Belvedere

'58 Belvedere is a trio performing original compositions by Dean Granros (guitar) and group improvisation. The raw edge of Granros' guitar combined with the extraordinary drum and bass team of Dave Power and Pat Keen provides a new and unfiltered take on the idea of the jazz power trio.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Ongoing Events For 08/11/2018

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

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