Events For 07/18/2019

Thu. Jul. 18

Rock Fest

A massive rock n' roll festival featuring national and international performers. There will be tons of performances and exhibitions at various other stages and venues of the park. Featured headliners include Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Evanesence with many other performances throughout the weekend.

Rock Fest Grounds 24447 County Hwy S, Cadott

Cost: See website for ticket packages and prices

Thu. Jul. 18

Country Jam

Country Jam USA is the outdoor music festival that you won’t want to miss this summer. It’s a weekend full of friends, fun, and the best live country music. Big stars, big hits, big fun. Featured performances by Toby Keith, Jake Owen, and Keith Urban.

Country Jam Grounds, 3443 Crescent Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Ticket information available online

9am-9:59pm Thu. Jul. 18

Spacesuit and Saturn V Lego Rocket Display

Designed and built by UW-Stout Professor Dr. Alan Scott. The Public is welcome to take a closer look or take a selfie on the "Moon". This display is part of a month-long series of programs celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9-11:25am Thu. Jul. 18

Healthy Living With Diabetes

Adults of All Ages who have type 2 diabetes, pre-diabetes, or who live with someone that does. This workshop helps you build skills and confidence in your ability to manage your condition.

Augusta Senior and Community Center 616 West Washington St., Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: Adults of all ages

9:30-11:30am Thu. Jul. 18

Lily Pad Lab's Little Summer Camp

Spend time doing activities from all your favorite Lily Pad Lab Classes: Tiny Scientists, Test Kitchen, Meaning Messes and Music and Motor! Sensory fun, art, science, gardening, snacking, and more. Group activities, stations, story times, games and a healthy snack.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf ROad, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 for 1 day

Age: Ages 2-6

9:30-10:15am Thu. Jul. 18

Little Kids Make Music - Class

Children and caregivers will sing, dance, and play instruments in this class. Solo singing is encouraged to develop listening, pitch-matching, and language skills. Concepts such as high and low, soft and loud, up and down are explored. Registration ongoing if space is available.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $120 10-week course

Age: Ages 2 to 4

10am Thu. Jul. 18

Micon Summer Kids Movies

During the summer, Micon Cinemas in Chippewa Falls will show an array of kids movies for only a quarter! This summer, look forward to Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Hotel Transylvania 3, Smallfoot, Space Jam, How to Train Your Dragon 3, Lego Movie 2, and more surprises to come!

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

Cost: 25¢ admission

10am-noon Thu. Jul. 18

Mini Makers: Open Lab

They 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

10am-1pm Thu. Jul. 18

Book Bug

Program includes time for games, reading, computer use, and much more. Stay for a short time or the whole thing, attendance will earn each child a free book to keep.

Augusta Memorial Public Library 113 North Stone St, Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 11 and under

10:30-11:15am Thu. Jul. 18

Little Kids Make Music - Class

Children and caregivers will sing, dance, and play instruments in this class. Solo singing is encouraged to develop listening, pitch-matching, and language skills. Concepts such as high and low, soft and loud, up and down are developed through engaging activities. Registration ongoing is space is available.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $120 10-week course

Age: Ages 2 to 4

noon-6pm Thu. Jul. 18

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. Jul. 18

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

1-3pm Thu. Jul. 18

Kid Kraft Day

A variety of classes will be taught by local artists on Thursdays this summer. Drop ins welcome. Limit of 12 participants.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 6 and up

1:30pm Thu. Jul. 18

In the Dark

Discover what the darkest (or nearly darkest) places hold with experiments and activities.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: School age

1:30pm Thu. Jul. 18

Illustration Demonstration

Watch as professional illustrator Jeremy Provost recreates his published illustrations live before your eyes. Tickets are required for entrance. Free tickets are available one week in advance of the program.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-4:30pm Thu. Jul. 18

Bowl Painting Party

Your creations will be fired in a kiln and then donated to Empty Bowls next spring - Feed My People Food Bank's largest fundraiser of the year. No experience is necessary. All supplies provided. Forage will be open for food and drink purchases. Please RSVP online.

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

Cost: FREE, $5 suggested donation to help cover cost of supplies

Age: 8+

2:30-3pm Thu. Jul. 18

Pop Up Science: Draw a Circuit

Museum Playologists have several different fun and interactive science kits to break out with kids and explore all things STEAM-related! This week's activity is drawing a circuit.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

4-8pm Thu. Jul. 18

Irvine Park Zoo Fundraiser

An evening of giving back and celebrating the opening of The Lion King. Enjoy a hot dog or brat with chips and a soda for just $5 with a portion of the proceeds being donated to the Irvine Park Zoo in Chippewa Falls. The Lion King will open at 6pm at Micon Cinemas Chippewa Falls.

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

Age: All Ages

5:30-7:30pm Thu. Jul. 18

Special Kids Nights

For children with special needs, visiting the Museum can prove difficult on a typical day. This event offers families a safe and soothing environment where the Museum is closed to the public, giving kids with special needs a special night. Snacks included, with themed sensory activities and extra staff support.

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

Cost: FREE

5:30-6:15pm Thu. Jul. 18

Tball For Tots

Tball for Tots will focus on the basic skills of running bases, hitting and throwing as well as many fun games. This is a great chance for 4 year olds to have fun learning in a non-competitive environment.

Devney Park Devney Dr., Altoona

Cost: Resident $30; Non-Resident $35

Age: Age 4yo

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Jul. 18

Burger King Classic Car Show

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

Burger King - Menomonie 544 Main St, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

6-8pm Thu. Jul. 18

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+

6-7:30pm Thu. Jul. 18

Helping the Hurting and Underprivileged: Confluence Summer Series

Join Hope Gospel Mission’s Executive Director, Sandi Polzin, for an evening of community and inspiration for women and children all over the Chippewa Valley. Enjoy an ice cream sundae bar from Olson’s Ice Cream and be inspired by the future of women in need within the Chippewa Valley.

The Volume One Gallery (Inside The Local Store) 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6-10pm Thu. Jul. 18

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+

6pm Thu. Jul. 18

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: D. Janakey + Hemma + Pit Wagon

D. Janakey's transfixing sounds call to mind past lives weaved into stark yet powerful story-songs imbued with rich poetics. Hemma paints narrative landscapes of longing, lust, mistrust and deep intrigue for the art of the con. Just like Wisconsin’s beer and cheese, Pit Wagon's dirty country sound and lyrical folk wisdom leave a lasting and authentic aftertaste.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7:15pm Thu. Jul. 18

Advance Your Asana: Open-Hip Postures

Will focus on poses such as Triangle, Warrior II, Half Moon, and Side Angle. 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+

6-7:30pm Thu. Jul. 18

Book Talk with Micheal Larson

Dear Delia chronicles the story of Henry F. Young, an officer in the famed Iron Brigade, as told through 155 letters home. His insights, often poignant and powerful, enable readers to witness the Civil War as he did.

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

Cost: FREE

6-9pm Thu. Jul. 18

Open Mic at Dancing Yarrow

Hosted by Rock Creek Song Dogs the mic is open for musicians, comedians, poets and storytellers come to listen all are welcome.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-7:30pm Thu. Jul. 18

Yoga & Beer

Enjoy a chill 60 minute yoga practice before you enjoy some tasty beer. There will be a few extra mats to use.

Modicum Brewing 3732 Spooner Ave, Altoona

Cost: Sliding scale: $5-15

6:35pm Thu. Jul. 18

Eau Claire Express vs La Crosse Loggers

The Eau Claire Express play against the La Crosse Loggers.

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

6:45pm Thu. Jul. 18

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. Jul. 18

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+

7-8pm Thu. Jul. 18

Chippewa Valley Toastmasters

Toastmasters is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills in a supportive environment. Guests are always welcome, membership available.

Mayo Health Clinic - Luther Hospital, Room 11103 1221 Whipple St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE for 1st time guests

Age: 16+

7-8:30pm Thu. Jul. 18

Music Over Menomin: Weapons of Brass Destruction

The Weapons’ “musical roots are definitely from the Crescent City, but don’t look for run-of-the-mill dixieland here; funky R&B, afro, and mambo grooves feature prominently in our repertoire. Think Dirty Dozen, Trombone Shorty, Rebirth, and Youngblood.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Thu. Jul. 18

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. Jul. 18

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 15.

Tower Park Main Street and Highway 40, Colfax

Cost: FREE

7:30pm Thu. Jul. 18

Oliver!

Lionel Bart's classic musical based on the Charles Dickens' novel, Oliver Twist. A delightful community theater musical production directed by Nancy Scobie with musical direction by Jerry Way and featuring a local cast, crew and musical accompaniment.

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

Cost: $15 adults, $14 seniors, $8 youth

Age: All Ages

7:30-9pm Thu. Jul. 18

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. Jul. 18

Red Letter Grant Comedy Night Featuring Sabeen Sadiq

Sabeen Sadiq is an actor/comedian/writer. She developed her comedy chops in San Francisco, performed at the Muslim Funny Fest in NYC , and co-produces the weekly comedy show (Best Night Ever) in Chicago.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 (free domestic tap beer, rail mixed drink, or soft drink comes with each ticket)

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

8:30-11pm Thu. Jul. 18

Vinyl Nights: JTron

A selection of vinyls will be spun throughout the night. Enjoy craft cocktails and regional beers/wines and order from the late-night menu featuring the Scandinavian Koldtbord, a create-your-own sharable feast of premium meats, cheeses, pickled vegetables, proteins, sauces, crackers and more.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Thu. Jul. 18

Fire House Summer Music Series

The Eau Claire Fire House hosts an evening concert series on Thursdays in summer. Jul. 11 Lullaby Language Jul. 18 David Janecke Jul. 25 Asparagus Aug. 1 Double Grave Aug. 8 Elvessa Aug. 15 Sage Leary Aug. 22 Purple Funk Metropolis with The Patients Aug. 29 Uncommon Denominator

The Eau Claire Fire House 202 Gibson St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Ongoing Events For 07/18/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Lion King Week

Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday until Jul. 19, noon-7pm

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