Events For 06/13/2019

Thu. Jun. 13

Kids Kraft Day

Kids Kraft Day is an opportunity for young people to create art with experienced artists in the beautiful Valley Art Gallery. A variety of new projects will be offered each week. Drop Ins welcome.

Valley Art Gallery & Gifts 304 N. Bridge St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $2

Age: Ages 7 and over

9am Thu. Jun. 13

5th Annual Blue Ox Music Festival

Located under the tall pines and hardwoods in Wisconsin, the Blue Ox Music Festival welcomes thousands of bluegrass, roots, and Americana music fans to the heart of Paul Bunyan country.

Whispering Pines Campground 5024 Crescent Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $105 to $205

Age: All Ages and Family Friendly

9am-4:30pm Thu. Jun. 13

Colored Pencil: A Three Day Workshop with Allan Servoss

This is a three-day workshop with award winning artist Allan Servoss for all skill levels and covers basic to advanced colored pencil techniques on various surfaces. Particular attention will be paid to composition, form, still-life to landscape. Various stylistic approaches will be explored also.

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

Cost: $190

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Thu. Jun. 13

Invasive Plant Field Day

Come learn about local invasive species from state experts, mapping techniques, Q&A, and a tour around Menomonie. Lunch is included by the Woodfire Eatery of Lucette. Register on the IPAW website to reserve your spot.

Lucette Brewing Company 910 Hudson Rd., Menomonie

Cost: $20 for general public, free for IPAW Members

Age: Adults and Age 15+

9:30-11:30am Thu. Jun. 13

Phenology Hike for Experienced Explorers

This naturalist led program, designed for older nature lovers, starts with an hour hike on the Beaver Creek Reserve trails. Explorers will document the changes taking place in the Reserve’s woods. The walk will end with coffee, a treat, and further discussion about the hikers' observations

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Cost: Friends $3; Nonmembers $5; Register by 6/12

Age: 55+

10am-8pm Thu. Jun. 13

Jigsaw Puzzle Exchange

Puzzles must be 300+ pieces. New/Gently used. No missing pieces. Must bring a puzzle to get a puzzle. Call for more information.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Thu. Jun. 13

Mini Makers: Open Lab

Build and create using real tools of the trade. 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. Feel free to 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

noon-2:30pm Thu. Jun. 13

Pioneers at The Falls: The Chippewa Falls Saga Script & Songs by Jerry Way

The story of early Chippewa Falls is told in word, song and projected visuals at the historic Heyde Center for the Arts by balladeer Jerry Way. You will be treated to a relaxing journey to Chippewa Falls of yesteryear of this dramatic one-man show.

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

Cost: Lunch and Show Tickets: $34 adults, $33 seniors

Age: All Ages

noon-6pm Thu. Jun. 13

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-5pm Thu. Jun. 13

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

1-4pm Thu. Jun. 13

Cartoon Day

An afternoon of celebrating all of your favorite animated characters from Bugs Bunny to SpongeBob. Cartoon themed games and activities will be offered.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4.50 or Season Pass

Age: All Ages

1-6pm Thu. Jun. 13

Lifeguard Training

Provide participants with knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide professional-level care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $185, Community $225

Age: 15+

2pm Thu. Jun. 13

Carden Circus - Menomonie

Audiences will hold their collective breath as acrobats tumble and spin through the air. Boys and girls of all ages will be mesmerized by the amazing daredevils and the allure of the aerial artistry high above. Asian elephants, terrifying tigers, prancing poodle and more.

Dunn County Recreation Park 1700 Block Stout Road, Menomonie

Cost: $16 GA, $14 for children 12 and under, FREE for children under 3

Age: All Ages

4-5pm Thu. Jun. 13

Painting & Popcorn

Your child will be able to create their own one-of-a-kind painting to hang on the wall at home or give to a special person in their life. Plus, snacks and juice boxes are provided to fuel that creative energy.

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

Cost: $5 with membership or admission

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Thu. Jun. 13

45th Annual Parade of Homes

This year tour 15 new homes and 3 remodeled homes (new for 2019! at the Parade of Homes presented by Great American Fireplace. Event runs June 8 - 15th with remodeling entries open June 8 and 9th. Tickets are available online.

Throughout the Chippewa Valley (Eau Claire, Chippewa Falls, Altoona and Bloomer)

Cost: $8 through June 7th, $10 after June 7th

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Jun. 13

Burger King Classic Car Show

Classic cars, vintage, antique, muscle cars and more. Fun for the entire family.

Burger King - 94 Exit at Hwy 12 6124 North Crossing Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6-8pm Thu. Jun. 13

Amp Quiz Trivia at Pokegama Inn

Welcoming teams of any size. Prizes for the top three teams. Get a free answer online and visit the AMP Quiz Facebook page for a picture hint. Enjoy dinner/drinks with family and friends during the game.

Pokegama Lakeside Tavern & Grill 840 Banks Ave., Chetek

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6-9pm Thu. Jun. 13

Herbalism for Everyday Use

Taught by horticulturist, master herbalist and gardener, Erin LaFaive, will give you a great foundation in herbalism. A classroom-oriented class that also features plant identification walks. Leave this class with samples as well as the knowledge to make products at home. Room 218.

UW-Eau Claire Campus: Human Sciences and Services 239 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: Early Registration: $109 | Standard Registration: $129

6-7:30pm Thu. Jun. 13

Zumba Fundraiser in the Park for CV-LGBTQ+

A sizzlin' hot summer Zumba fundraiser. Soak up the sun as we party at the new River Prairie Park Pavilion and raise money for the CV-LGBTQ+ Community Center. Admission cost is by donation only.

River Prairie Park Pavilion 1500 Bluestem Boulevard, Altoona

Cost: Donations Encouraged

Age: All Ages

6pm Thu. Jun. 13

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: Justin Jay Arnold + Past & The Present + Cait McGarvey

Justin Jay Arnold's sandpapered vocals and songwriting style is honest and personal. Past & The Present performs an incandescent, mesmerizing, slightly psychedelic blend of catchy pop melodies. Cait McGarvey's music reflects on the nostalgic pangs of loss, the pressing darkness of regret, and the compelling thrills of love.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-10pm Thu. Jun. 13

Whiskey Club at The Ivory

Taste whiskey all over the world. Offering "Roundtable Meetings" where you will get a chance to learn the history of different Whiskeys, taste test the inventory, and share whiskey stories with people of all ages. Sample a “Flight of the Night” which will include 4 different Whiskeys.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: 21+

6-7:15pm Thu. Jun. 13

Advance Your Asana: Closed Hip Postures

Closed-Hip Postures will focus on poses such as Warrior I, Warrior III, and Crescent Lunge. Experience a powerful pose by supporting the body, engaging, and working with your anatomy as opposed to against it.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20 ($16 for members)

Age: 16+

6-8pm Thu. Jun. 13

The Secret To Transforming Your Life

Krista Lynn Resnick, certified life coach, presents an hour of Living a purposeful life at Mood Boutique and Styletofit for an hour of shopping. Enjoy a 20 percent off coupon after the presentation on one item discount for all attendees.

Mood Boutique 230 Main Street East, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

6:30-7:30pm Thu. Jun. 13

Yoga & Brews

Start your road to Blue Ox off right with a chill 60 minute yoga practice accompanied with a bluegrass playlist at Modicum Brewing Company andn hang out after for a few fine brews.

Modicum Brewing Company 3732 Spooner Ave Suite A, Altoona

Cost: Suggested $5-15

6:45pm Thu. Jun. 13

Manifest Open Mic

Enjoy local open mic musicians or take the stage yourself.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-9pm Thu. Jun. 13

Amp Quiz Trivia at Monk's

Welcoming teams of any size. Prizes for the top three teams. Get a free answer online and visit the AMP Quiz Facebook page for a picture hint. Enjoy dinner/drinks with family and friends during the game.

Monk's Bar & Grill 3560 Oakwood Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-8:30pm Thu. Jun. 13

Music Over Menomin: Poppa Bear Norton

This Minnesota based high octane, country western, two-man, musical marvel takes all the humor, sorrow, self-deprecation, and storytelling that once made country music great, then carefully, but not to carefully add some trucker speed, black coffee, and rocket fuel to the mix.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Thu. Jun. 13

Open Mic & Musician Gathering

Open mic with quality sound & lights hosted by Jeff White. Free drink for all performers. Sign up at 6:15pm. Happy hour at 9:30pm with $2 rails & pints!

Mystic Bar 1 E Canal street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-8pm Thu. Jun. 13

“Figuratively Speaking” Artists Reception

The library hosts “Figuratively Speaking,” a group art exhibit, from Monday, June 10 through Wednesday, August 28. Selected artists were invited to use their imaginations and create a work of that relates to their own concept of "figuratively speaking."

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Thu. Jun. 13

Carden Circus - Menomonie

Audiences will hold their collective breath as acrobats tumble and spin through the air. Boys and girls of all ages will be mesmerized by the amazing daredevils and the allure of the aerial artistry high above. Asian elephants, terrifying tigers, prancing poodle and more.

Dunn County Recreation Park 1700 Block Stout Road, Menomonie

Cost: $16 GA, $14 for children 12 and under, FREE for children under 3

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Thu. Jun. 13

Vincent Friedel: Pre-Album Recording Session Live

Vincent Friedel was a member of UWEC Jazz Ensemble I under the direction of Robert Baca. With this ensemble, he played with leading artists, such as Bob Mintzer.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

7:30pm Thu. Jun. 13

Eau Claire Cavaliers Baseball

See a hometown baseball game with the Eau Claire Cavaliers baseball team. Their primary location is Carson Park Stadium, but check their website for information and update about upcoming games.

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 adults; $1 students 18 & under; children 5 & under FREE; season ticket options available

Age: All ages

7:30pm Thu. Jun. 13

Mid-Life The Crisis Musical

A series of scenes and sketches poke fun at the “joys” of growing older, including the frustrations of mammograms, love handles, weekend warriors, and proctology exams.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $24 GA, $14 for ages 13-17 or college with ID, $20 for seniors

7:30-9pm Thu. Jun. 13

Dj Trivia at the Sandbar

General knowledge, family friendly trivia. Play as a team, or on your own. Prizes for the top 3 teams with points. Go to the website for the "Clue of the Day" and information on how to get bonus points for that day's game.

SandBar & Grill 17643 50th Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8:30pm Thu. Jun. 13

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Mike Lester

Mike Lester is a standup comedian and actor from Minneapolis, MN. He was voted one of Minnesota's City Pages "Artists of the Year" in 2016. can catch Mike’s stand up on the sixth Season of “Coming to the Stage” on PlutoTV.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA | $3 with valid student ID

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

8:30-11pm Thu. Jun. 13

Vinyl Nights: Matt Mabis

Enjoy a selection of vinyls that will be spun throughout the night. Enjoy craft cocktails and regional beers/wines, and order from the popular late-night menu featuring the Scandinavian Koldtbord, where you create your own sharable feast.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30-11pm Thu. Jun. 13

Vinyl Nights: Matt Mabis

Enjoy a selection of vinyls that will be spun throughout the night. Enjoy craft cocktails and regional beers/wines, and order from the popular late-night menu featuring the Scandinavian Koldtbord, where you create your own sharable feast.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 06/13/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

T-ball 2

Every Tuesday, Thursday until Jul. 23, 6:30-8:30pm

Play & Learn

Every Tuesday, Thursday until Dec. 20, 9:30-11:30am; Every Tuesday, Thursday until Dec. 19, 9:30-11:30am

Events with Tickets