Events For 08/16/2018

Thu. Aug. 16

Northwoods Rock Rally 2018

3 days of live music, beer, vendors, camping, games & contests, and much more. Performances by Buckcherry, KIX, Filthy Sweet, POD, Bullet Boys, Anxiety Lit, Tantric, Alient Ant Farm, Conniption and many more. Rock Bouncers vehicle races on Sunday. Buckle in for 3 crazy days.

Northwoods Rock Rally Grounds W4335 Town Line Rd, Glen Flora

Cost: Ticket package information available online

Age: 18+

10am Thu. Aug. 16

Micon Summer Kids Shows: "Peter Rabbit"

When one of McGregor's relatives suddenly moves in, he's less than thrilled to discover a family of rabbits in his new home. A battle of wills soon breaks out as the new owner hatches scheme after scheme to get rid of Peter -- a resourceful rabbit who proves to be a worthy and wily opponent.

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

Cost: $0.25

Age: Rated PG

10-11am Thu. Aug. 16

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

10-11:30am Thu. Aug. 16

Camp Diggin' For Dinos

Excavate an adventure packed with fossilized fun. Uncover clues of the past as you embark on a prehistoric dino dig, learn about extinct animals and even cast your own fossils. ECASD and CFAUSD students eligible for free tuition.

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

Cost: $70 Members/$80 Non

Age: Grades 4K-K

10am-noon Thu. Aug. 16

Mini Makers - Open Lab

They'll 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. Drop in anytime during the two-hour window.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:30-11:30am Thu. Aug. 16

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

11am-1pm Thu. Aug. 16

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-7pm Thu. Aug. 16

Dollar Swim Day: Back to School

Anyone who brings in a school supply to donate to children in need gets in for $1.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $1/person or Season Pass. Children 2 & under are free

Age: All Ages

noon-5pm Thu. Aug. 16

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

noon-6pm Thu. Aug. 16

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

noon-4pm Thu. Aug. 16

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 Thu. Aug. 16

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

3-5pm Thu. Aug. 16

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. Aug. 16

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. Aug. 16

Countdown to Kindergarten

Visit the Children's Museum of Eau Claire for this special celebration, just for your up-and-coming school-ager! Hop on a real school bus, get moving at recess, practice a morning meeting, sign up for a library card, snap a first-day-of-school pic in the photo booth and more.

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

Cost: FREE

4-7pm Thu. Aug. 16

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

4-7pm Thu. Aug. 16

Shepherd of the Hill Ice Cream Social

Menu includes BBQ, hot dogs, potato salads, baked beans, pie, and ice cream. Served by the youth group. Everyone is welcome.

Shepherd of the Hill Luthern Church 207 University Ave., Elk Mound

Cost: Food priced a la carte

4-7pm Thu. Aug. 16

Countdown to Kindergarten

Is your child entering kindergarten this year? Visit the Children's Museum to hop on a real school bus, get moving at recess, practice a morning meeting, sign up for a library card, go through a lunch line, take a first-day-of-school photo and more, all for free. Homeschoolers are invited too.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Kindergartners & families

5-6pm Thu. Aug. 16

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. Aug. 16

Open Mic Night at Farm to Fork Retreat

Farm to Fork hosts an open mic on Thursday during its Wood-Fired Pizza Nights. Pizza nights offer wood-fired pizza with locally sourced ingredients and veggies straight from their garden.

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. Aug. 16

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. Aug. 16

Burger King Classic Car Show - Trick Your Truck

Classic cars, vintage, antique, muscle cars and more. Fun for the entire family. This week’s theme is Trick your Truck. Bring your modified and tricked out vehicles to show off.

Burger King 2752 120th St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-9pm Thu. Aug. 16

Tapas and Spanish Wine

Tickets include 9 tapas and 2 glasses of Spanish wine per person. The mood will be casual, and milling about and walking around are encouraged. Take your plate to the patio, gather around tables, talk with the barkeep, wine rep, or a close friend. Tickets available online.

K-Point Brewing at The Coffee Grounds 4212 Southtowne Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $50

Age: 21+

6-8pm Thu. Aug. 16

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

6pm Thu. Aug. 16

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: Orchid Eaton + Micah Ryan + Travis Lee

Orchid Eaton is the basement pop duo of Matt Leavitt (EMOT) and Brian Moen (Laarks, The Shouting Matches). Micah Ryan captures the heart through melodic music and lyrics birthed from life experience with the goal of taking his listeners on a journey down long-forgotten roads. Opener: Travis Lee writes lush, looping electronic songs.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Aug. 16

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

6-8:30pm Thu. Aug. 16

Readers' Rock-Out Party

Rock out in honor of this summer’s adult reading program theme, “Reading Rock Stars.” Dance, watch classic 1980’s music videos, sing Karaoke, play games, and get access to a special Friends of the Library pop-up mini book sale. All adults and families are welcome and attendees will have a chance to win groovy door prizes.

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

Cost: FREE

6:15-10pm Thu. Aug. 16

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

6:30-8:40pm Thu. Aug. 16

Cornerstone's Hero VBS

At VBS Hero Central, your students will enjoy an interactive, energizing, Bible-based good time as they discover their strength in God. They will become Heroes and explore how to serve God and God’s mission for their lives

Cornerstone Christian Church 310 W. Polk Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-11

6:30-8pm Thu. Aug. 16

Yoga & Wine Party at Hickory Hills Golf Course

Savor the last of summer with a Yoga & Wine Party on the patio overlooking the beautiful Hickory Hills Golf Course. Start with an All Levels 45 min Yoga Class followed by a wine tasting (3 whites, 3 reds & a Rose). No experience needed.

Hickory Hills Golf Course E4080 Hickory Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: 21+

7-8pm Thu. Aug. 16

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

7-8pm Thu. Aug. 16

Yoga by the Lake

A bi-weekly yoga series hosted by Lake Wissota Golf and Events. A beautiful outdoor venue next to Lake Wissota for this class. Indoor space available if weather conditions are not ideal. All ages and ability levels welcome to participate. Bring your own mat or towel and water bottle.

Lake Wissota Bar & Grill + Golf Course 16108 97th Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10 when you pre-register for the class | $12 Drop In | $40 for a 5 class pass

Age: All Ages

8-11pm Thu. Aug. 16

Vinyl Nights: DJ JTron

Spinning 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).

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

8:30pm Thu. Aug. 16

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Zach Martina

Performing at clubs across the country and at events such as the Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival, and The World Series of Comedy, Zach has had the good fortune to share the stage with the likes of Dave Chappelle, Flight of the Conchords, Hannibal Buress & Rory Scovel. Each ticket comes with a free drink.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA; $3 with student ID

Age: All ages (18+ recommended)

Ongoing Events For 08/16/2018

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