Events For 08/01/2019

Thu. Aug. 1

Bloomer Community Fair

Live music, carnival, 4-H and FFA exhibits, merchant displays, demo derbies, tractor pull, and more. Parade on Sunday.

Bloomer Community Fairgrounds 9th Ave., Bloomer

Thu. Aug. 1

US Open Chainsaw Sculpture Championship

The world's best carvers create one-of-a-kind sculptures with an award ceremony and auction on Sunday. Family activities & inflatables. Friday night features a social night with entertainment, sculpture auction, and pizza, beer, and wine. Sue Orfield band plays before the awards ceremony on Sunday. Full schedule online.

Paul Bunyan Logging Camp Museum 1110 Carson Park Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: Thursday, FREE; Friday-Sunday, Adults, $6/one day, $12/event; kids ages 6-17 FREE

Age: All Ages

9-11:25am Thu. Aug. 1

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

9am-noon Thu. Aug. 1

Kids Acrylic Painting

Kick summer boredom with a painting class. Kids will leave with a masterpiece of their own creation. All supplies included (including snacks). Kids age 7+. Instructor Jean Graegert has been teaching art classes for decades and loves working with children.

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

Cost: $30

Age: Children Age 7+

9:30am-12:30pm Thu. Aug. 1

Kids In the Kitchen Camp

Spend time getting to know cooking tools, practice kitchen safety and learn about where our food comes from. Each young chef will learn to create snacks and meals for the whole family

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf ROad, Eau Claire

Cost: $200

Age: Finished Grades 2-6

9:30-10:15am Thu. Aug. 1

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. Aug. 1

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-1pm Thu. Aug. 1

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. Aug. 1

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

10:30am-noon Thu. Aug. 1

Gratefulness Gathering

A monthly program to cultivate grateful living. Part of the Network for Grateful Living, a global organization founded by Brother David Steindl Rast. Offered the first Thursday of each month. Theme for August: "Treasuring The Body As it Is." Free. No registration required.

The Healing Place 2125 Heights Drive, Professional Plaza Building, Eau Claire

Age: Adults

noon-7pm Thu. Aug. 1

Shark Week

This is Fairfax Maxx's favorite week of the season. Join us for shark fun and games throughout the week.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4.50 or Season Pass

Age: All Ages

noon-6pm Thu. Aug. 1

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. Aug. 1

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. Aug. 1

Teen Animanga Marathon

Calling all anime lovers! Watch anime, play Japanese games, and try themed crafts during this anime event of epic proportions. Snacks served.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

1-3pm Thu. Aug. 1

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. Aug. 1

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

3-5pm Thu. Aug. 1

Dabble Box Makerspace 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. Self-guided exploration with staff on hand to answer questions.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3:30-4:30pm Thu. Aug. 1

Crafternoon at the Augusta Library

Paint glow-in-the dark decor to give your room that Galaxy Glow. All materials will be provided for this free class. Program is geared towards students ages 11-18.

Augusta Memorial Public Library 113 North Stone St, Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 11+

4-5pm Thu. Aug. 1

Menomonie Public Library: Teen Advisory Council

Join the MPL Teen Advisory Council. Help us choose books and media, help plan programs, be a voice. Council meetings are held the first Thursday of each month. For grades 6-12.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

5:30-6:15pm Thu. Aug. 1

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. Aug. 1

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. Aug. 1

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+

6pm Thu. Aug. 1

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: Nici Peper + Jerrika Mighelle + Bugbear

Nici Peper’s lyrics reflect the soul and honesty of their influences. Jerrika Mighelle provides an authentic experience through her style of honest, playful, and lighthearted banter that makes you feel like old friends. Bugbear features violinist Olaf Lind, bassist Dan Zerr, drummer Patrick Bowen, and songwriter/guitarist Joe Thielen.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-10pm Thu. Aug. 1

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+

6-8pm Thu. Aug. 1

The Dabble Box Makerspace Late 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. Self-guided exploration with staff on hand to answer questions.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 13+

6-9pm Thu. Aug. 1

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

6:45pm Thu. Aug. 1

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. Aug. 1

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. Aug. 1

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+

7-10pm Thu. Aug. 1

Live Music: "The Part Time Duo"

Full of great cover songs that are great to sing and dance to, sprinkled with their own brand of comedy. They play a wide variety of music but play to what is catered to the crowd. Classic rock, oldies, country, 80s, 90s, and modern hits. A very fun, fast paced, light hearted show.

Dean & Sue’s Bar & Grill 2002 Midway Rd., Menomonie

7-8:30pm Thu. Aug. 1

Music Over Menomin: The Cutaways

The Cutaways are a group of fifty- and sixty-something gentlemen who like to treat our audiences to a good time. We play a wide variety of music spanning a longer time period than even the drummer has been living. There is no typical show for The Cutaways.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Thu. Aug. 1

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. Aug. 1

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

7pm Thu. Aug. 1

Cinderella (If the Shoe Fits)

"Cinderella! (If the Shoe Fits)" is an 80s pop music parody about self-respect that will have your whole family singing, laughing and dancing!

Cedarbrook Church N6714 470th St., Menomonie

Cost: $12 GA or $8 for age 12 and under

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Thu. Aug. 1

Navigating the World of Cancer 101

With the shock of a cancer diagnosis comes the entrance into a world filled with unfamiliar terminology. In understandable terms, Shawn Seuferer, Vitalistic Protocol, LLC will dissect the terminology used with cancer, how a cell becomes cancerous and tips how to support someone who has a cancer diagnosis.

Dunamis Therapy & Fitness 616 S Farwell Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7:30-9pm Thu. Aug. 1

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. Aug. 1

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Ben Katzner

As a performer, Katzner is equal parts affable, honest and edgy while never being afraid to dive into the goofier side of things.

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. Aug. 1

Vinyl Nights: Mariah Kewin

Mariah Kewin is an Eau Claire native and currently studying at UWEC. She’s passionate about the arts and plans on working it into her career. She’s worked at Revival Records for the last three and a half years, causing for a massive overload of records in her collection.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Thu. Aug. 1

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 08/01/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

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