Events For 08/17/2018

Fri. Aug. 17

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+

Fri. Aug. 17

9th Annual Eau Claire Big Rig Truck Show

Truck Show features over-the-road semi-trucks from across the United States and Canada. Light show Friday night & Saturday evening after a Monster Truck Show. Military and law enforcement vehicles. Antique trucks. Free rides. Truck parade. Beer gardens, food & vendors, outdoor exhibitors, live music and more.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE admission for the Truck Show | $18-25 for monster truck showdown

9:30-11am Fri. Aug. 17

Adult Stand Up Paddle Board + Yoga

A 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.

Dells Pond Boat Launch - Mt. Simon Park 1100 Addison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: 14+

10-11:30am Fri. Aug. 17

Family Hike

Get outside with your little ones and enjoy the outdoors with a beautiful summer hike. Before and after the hike, gather for tot-friendly outdoor education activities. Great for families with little ones of all ages.

Big Falls County Park 11998 N 110th Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE; registration required

10-11:30am Fri. Aug. 17

Camp Painting & Popcorn

Paints, snacks and a blank canvas. Budding artists will complete a one-of-a-kind masterpiece to take home, while munching on treats to fuel the creative energy.

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

Cost: $25 Members/$35 Non

Age: 1st-2nd

10:30-11:15am Fri. Aug. 17

Story Time - Cops & Kids

Guest reader will Kyle Roder from the Eau Claire Police Department.

That's Adorable, Kids Consignment Boutique 129 N. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30-11am Fri. Aug. 17

Get Up & Go: Kiddo Yoga

Designed to keep your kiddos moving, these fun and physical games teach teamwork and skills that can carry home to your own backyard.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11am-1pm Fri. Aug. 17

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

11:30am-noon Fri. Aug. 17

Super Small Science: Monster Masks

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Fri. Aug. 17

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

2-3pm Fri. Aug. 17

Teen Summer Book Club

Come to the June meeting having already read "A Study in Charlotte" by Brittany Cavallaro. Discuss the book and choose the books for the rest of the summer.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Teens going into grades 6-12

3pm-4:30am Fri. Aug. 17

Modern Dance Classes

Modern dance classes, based on Martha Graham techniques as modified by Michael Doran. These classes are taught by Barbara Shafer and are adapted for all proficiency levels including beginner dancers.

Dancers Studio 800 Wisconsin St. (Banbury Place, Building 13 - Room 122), Eau Claire

Cost: $40 per month

Age: 18+

3pm Fri. Aug. 17

Movie Friday for Teens

Every Friday in August come to the library at 3:00 for a free movie. Movie titles are TBA. For those going into grades 6-12.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

3-11pm Fri. Aug. 17

Stone Space Gallery Grand Opening

Stone Space Gallery is celebrating its grand opening with food, music, and art exhibitions. Food is provided by Franko's. Music by Josh Wurzer, Orenda Fugue, Frank 'n Friends, Monkey Glue, Sloslylove, and zeuspointO.

Stone Space Gallery 431 Water Street, Eau Claire

4-8pm Fri. Aug. 17

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

4-8pm Fri. Aug. 17

Davis Dogs Food Truck

Davis Dogs is a family owned and operated food truck.

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

Cost: Food priced a la carte

4:30-9pm Fri. Aug. 17

Family Fun Friday at the Farm

Open yard for play, bean bag toss, horse shoes, 9 hole Frisbee golf, walking trails along the buffalo river and more. Bring your furry family members too, dogs are welcome here. Kitchen/bar will be open, wood-fired pizza & a great selection of local beer/wine available.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-7pm Fri. Aug. 17

Blackbeard the Pirate

Missoula Children's Theater and local children collaborate to bring you this classic tale. Perfect for the entire family

Colfax Municipal Building 613 Main St., Colfax

Cost: Adults $10; Children under 12; $5 at the door

5-7pm Fri. Aug. 17

Bulgogi and Kimchi Cooking Class

Bulgogi and Kimchi are among the most popular Korean dishes. Lalaine will teach you how to prepare fresh kimchi and savory bulgogi. You will have these two dishes, with rice, for your dinner, so come with a hearty appetite.

Forage 930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212, Eau Claire

Cost: $50

5-7:30pm Fri. Aug. 17

Live Music: Jerry Brewer

Country Artist Jerry Brewer's southern style voice and lyrics will help you nail the authenticity you need in a variety of moods and Country-themed genres. Join us for live music, local art, food, wine, coffee, and dessert.

Vino Cappuccino N5734 Hwy 12, Elk Mound

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-8pm Fri. Aug. 17

Together Farms Burger Night Featuring Paul Bonstrom

Paul Bonstrom is a fingerstyle guitarist from Wisconsin. At burger nights, burgers are made right on the farm using their 100% grass-fed beef. Also serving classic sides, beverages, and more. Bring your own chairs, blankets, and tables.

Together Farms W93 Norden Rd, Mondovi

Cost: FREE to attend; Burgers are $11-13

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Fri. Aug. 17

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

6-9pm Fri. Aug. 17

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse First Annual Wine Expo

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse is proud to announce that they are the recipient of the 2018 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. Join the experts at this exciting and exclusive event for food, fun and most importantly, wine. Bottles from their list of over 100 wines, many exclusive to Johnny's, will be available to sample.

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $20 early bird (until 8/1); $25 GA

Age: 21+

6-7:30pm Fri. Aug. 17

Draw Your Own Henna Workshop

Practice the designs and application of the henna paste. By the end of the class, you will walk away with a beautiful design on your hand. Bring and friend and draw on each other or draw on yourself. Pre-Registration is required. Coffee and tea will be provided

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: Ages 10+

7-10pm Fri. Aug. 17

Tunes at the Tasting Lounge

Every Friday you can enjoy locally produced wines and spirits while listening to an array of local musicians. Check out Infinity Beverages' Facebook page or website before swinging down for updates and musician details.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Age: 21+

7pm Fri. Aug. 17

Live Music: Girl Band

Jen Hazen of Davy J and Friends, Jenny and the Jets, Milk and Whiskey and Weapons of Brass Destruction teams up with three amazing women in a new collaboration: Sultry Kai Ulrica of Wolves at the Door and RavenWolf, Flutist Julie Majkowski of The Chippewa Valley Flute Ensemble, Guitarist and bass player Kori Riesenweber of Beacon James.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. Aug. 17

The Shilelagh Lads Live

The Shillelagh Lads are an Eau Claire, Wisconsin based band that focuses on providing audience members with a dynamic, spectacular traditional Irish show, all in a community centered, pub-like arena. Voted "Best Folk Performers of 2012" by Volume One Magazine's Reader Poll. They may perhaps be the most enjoyable, fun, and engaging show you will see this year.

The Potter's Shed 260 Industrial Blvd, Shell Lake

Cost: $5, kids 14 and under FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Aug. 17

Free All Ages Metal Show

Return of Thunderlung (crushing EC prog metal with new lineup), with support from Thrallfrost (desolate ND black metal) Infernal Altar (EC black/death metal maniacs) Incriminating Silence (EC/MN melodic metal). Donations for touring bands encouraged. Goes until midnight.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-11pm Fri. Aug. 17

80s Night at Action City

Head to Action City in your most righteous neon clothes, side ponytail, and leggings. They'll be playing 80s music all night and will be giving out prizes for the best themed outfits. Throwback DQ treat specials available.

Action City 2402 Lorch Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: 2 hour combo for $15

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. Aug. 17

Live Music: Cathy Reitz

Featuring Cathy Reitz on vocals. Be prepared for a Soothing, Jazz feel. Cathy is a successful, active, and established musician from the Eau Claire area. She sings favorites of the 30’s, 40’s and 50’s, along with classics from the decades before and after.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Aug. 17

Eau Claire International Folk Dancers

A weekly recreational international dance group where you dance the dances of many lands. Come and join us whenever you like. No partners necessary. Wear comfortable clothes and soft-soled, non-marking clean shoes. First Fridays of the month are specialized for beginners.

YMCA Fitness Center 206 Emery St., Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $2/night; more if live music

8pm Fri. Aug. 17

Live Music: Through The Kitchen Hole

Fresh off their set at the Rockonsin Competition at Summerfest in Milwaukee, Eau Claire's own Through The Kitchen Hole plays The Plus for the first time. Enjoy rock covers from this group of talented musicians.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

8:30pm Fri. Aug. 17

Family Movie Night

Bring your lawn chair and watch Paddington 2 under the stars. Popcorn and beverage provided. Lawn games begin at 8:30pmwith the movie starting when it is dark enough. All are welcome to this FREE family event. In the case of rain, event will be moved inside.

West Ridge Church 3906 Kane Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30pm Fri. Aug. 17

Late Night Jazz: Bloomer Boy

Bloomer Boy was born back in 2010 when Jeremy Boettcher and Sean Carey discovered the insane guitar player, Dean Granros, on a horse farm outside of Bloomer, WI, bringing a youthful take on jazz standards and some of Dean’s original compositions.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Fri. Aug. 17

Open Mic at The Sandbar

All acts welcome. Sign up starts at 8:30pm.

SandBar & Grill 17643 50th Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Fri. Aug. 17

Live Music: Drew Davis

Drew Davis will play at the Stones Throw.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 08/17/2018

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Events with Tickets