Events For 08/28/2018

9-10:30am Tue. Aug. 28

Cornell Playgroup

This parent & child playgroup offers fun & playful opportunities for families to connect through music & story time, crafts & healthy snacks. Plus, each family receives one free book each month.

First Presbyterian Church 211 South 4th Street, Cornell

Cost: FREE

Age: 0-5 yrs

9:30-11:30am Tue. Aug. 28

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

9:30-11:30am Tue. Aug. 28

Traveling Tuesdays: End of Summer Celebration

An end of summer celebration. Please remember to wear sunscreen. There will be a pot luck, so bring a treat to share.

River Source Family Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth to age 5

10-11am Tue. Aug. 28

Free Kids Yoga at Carson Park

Can bring a mat or borrow one of ours. Follow the signs – near the playground. ​

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Kids all ages

10-11am Tue. Aug. 28

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-5pm Tue. Aug. 28

The Chetek Gang: CJ Conner, Bruce Marsh, Don Olson and Nancy Dutmer

It must be something in the water. Chetek, Wisconsin is home to some of the best and most eclectic artists in western Wisconsin. This exhibit will feature the work of four Chetek-based artists. No cost for admission. Artwork will be available for sale.

The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Tue. Aug. 28

Da Vinci's Workshop Art Classes for Young Artists Presents: Yarn Bomb

Learn to wrap, finger knit, crochet, and knot. In this fiber art class you will learn how to make stuff from yarn. Then, we will cover cool objects with our yarn creations. This class is taught by Paula Gorski, local artist/storyteller/teacher and Artswest Best of Show recipient 2018.

Banbury Place Building 13, Room 103 930 Gallowy St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: Ages 6-12

10:30am-12:30pm Tue. Aug. 28

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

10:45-11:45am Tue. Aug. 28

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 Tue. Aug. 28

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-1pm Tue. Aug. 28

Lunch Break Open Skate

Come join us for Lunch Break Skate.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass

noon-7pm Tue. Aug. 28

Grandparent's Day

Every Tuesday, grandparents free with child admission, $4.25 or Season Pass.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: Grandparents free with child admission, $4.25 or Season Pass

Age: All Ages

noon-5pm Tue. Aug. 28

Government Center Farm Stand

The Eau Claire City County Health Department is opening up a new location for local farmers to sell their produce. Come and support your community's farmers and grab some wonderful fruits, vegetables, herbs, and flowers.

Corner of Lake St. & 2nd Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-4pm Tue. Aug. 28

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+

1-3pm Tue. Aug. 28

Dunn Dulcimers

All ages, all skill levels, and all string instruments welcome.

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

1-4pm Tue. Aug. 28

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

1-3pm Tue. Aug. 28


The ARTmobile connects children with the visual arts. Children are invited to work on art projects with staff from the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center ARTmobile.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3pm-4:30am Tue. Aug. 28

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+

4-7pm Tue. Aug. 28

10th Annual Chippewa Falls Happy Tails Dog Park Dog Swim

This event will benefit volunteer operation and maintenance of the dog park. Dog friendly vendors on site. Proof of current rabies vaccination required. Dog swim suit competition judging at 6pm.

Bernard F. Willi Community Pool Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 per dog per day

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:30pm Tue. Aug. 28

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

6-8pm Tue. Aug. 28

Business Tax Chat

The Business Tax Chat is an opportunity for small business owners, particularly individuals who may be filing for the first time, to bring questions about their specific small business tax concerns.

Western Dairyland 418 Wisconsin St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

6-8:30pm Tue. Aug. 28

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+

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Aug. 28

Eau Claire Guitar Club

Looking to improve your playing? Want to learn more about chords, strumming, improvising, and musical styles? Join instructor Tim Litscher (Evergreen Grass Band) for the Eau Claire Guitar Club. Bring your favorite songs to share (rock, country, folk, etc.) and learn new songs from others, too.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 12+

6:30pm Tue. Aug. 28

Tuesday Night Blues Concerts

The Chippewa Valley Blues Society hosts Tuesday evening concerts in Owen Park during the summer months. Features local favorites and a few from further flung locations. There'll be food vendors, great music, and an after party downtown at The Plus until 11pm. August 1st concert will be at Phoenix Park, not Owen Park.

Owen Park 1st Ave. and Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Tue. Aug. 28

Tuesday Night Blues: Charlie Parr

Fans who have been following Charlie Parr through his previous 13 full-length albums and decades of nonstop touring already know that the Duluth-based songwriter has a way of carving a path straight to the gut.

Owen Park Bandshell 1st Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:30pm Tue. Aug. 28

Lazy Monk + Forage: Beer and Bacon Pairing Event

Menu includes bacon and cheddar farmer's market vegetable quiche with greens and bacon shallot vinaigrette, creamy bacon and leak potato soup, beer bbq bacon wrapped pork, bacon roasted brussel sprouts, maple bacon cupcake, and crusty bread with whipped chive butter and smoked tomato and bacon jam.

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

Cost: $30/ticket

Age: 21+

7pm Tue. Aug. 28

Summer Open Mic Series

Free to attend and all ages. The Venue (back room of The Plus) is proud to host a weekly early evening open mic. Come see and meet performers in the Chippewa Valley Sign up for performers begins at 7pm. Show starts at 730pm

The Venue 209 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8:30pm Tue. Aug. 28

Eau Claire Buddhist Sangha

At the Eau Claire Buddhist Sangha all are welcome. The first half hour of our time together is dedicated to meditation, followed by a half hour dharma talk and another half hour of discussion. If meditation is new to you, please show up 15 minutes early for basic instruction. Cushions are provided.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-8:30pm Tue. Aug. 28

Candlelight Yoga

Candlelight Yoga is a slow paced, meditative, relaxation class. Great for beginners and all levels.

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness 308 N Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 Drop-in

Age: 12+

8-9pm Tue. Aug. 28

Campfire Stories: A Night of Fact, Fiction, and Fire

A night of fact, fiction, and fire where local writers, storytellers, and songwriters will perform intimate taste of the local literary community. These performances take place on The Lakely patio (rain backup inside The Gallery) and are free and open to the public.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30-11:30pm Tue. Aug. 28

Live Music at Cowboy Jack's: Open Mic

Preselected amateur and professional performs try out new material and plug upcoming shows. Variety of music genres: Jazz, Bluegrass, R&B, Country and Folk. Every Tuesday night at Cowboy Jack's.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8:30pm Tue. Aug. 28

After Hours Blues Jam

Tuesday night is Blues Nights in the Chippewa Valley. Every Tuesday, a different host musician will entertain you, followed by an open jam. Come enjoy the fun or bring your instrument and join in.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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