Events For 08/11/2019

Sun. Aug. 11

15th Annual Irish Fest

Featuring performances by Skerryvore, We Banjo 3, Screaming Orphans, Gaelic Storm, Seo Linn, Cannia, Athas, Seamus Kennedy, and Ian Gould. Events include a harp stage, cultural tent, "Wee Folks Arena", highland games, genealogy tent, and so much more.

La Crosse Irish Fest Grounds 615 2nd St N, La Crosse

Cost: $12 one day pass, $22 three day pass

7am-5pm Sun. Aug. 11

Pioneer Days

Hosted by the Chippewa Valley Antique Engine & Model Club. Features historical displays of craftsmanship as well as steam engines, tractor pulls, flea market, silent auction, pancake breakfast, kids events, chicken dinners, parades and an antique and classic car swap meet/show. Full schedule online.

Pioneer Park Hwy 37 & 85 Porterville Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: $7 GA; children 10 and under get in FREE

8am Sun. Aug. 11

VFW Breakfast

Breakfast will be served by the Altoona VFW and Auxiliary.

Altoona VFW 1419 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 4-9

Age: All Ages

8am-4pm Sun. Aug. 11

St. James Summer Fest

A big day packed with family fun! The day will shine with the excitement of a car show, games for kids, silent auction, bingo, live music by "The Thundermen" and more. Don't forget the famous chicken dinner.

St. James Catholic Church 2502 11th St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE admission; Chicken dinner: $10 adults, $9 seniors, $4 kids, $30 family

Age: All Ages

10am-1pm Sun. Aug. 11

Weekend Brunch: Nick Seeger

A farm-focused weekend brunch (served 7am-1pm) with lively instrumental tunes from Seeger 10am-1pm. The kitchen offers an array of midwestern and other brunch classics, and fFrom the bar pick from a variety of classic and original morning drinks.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-2:30pm Sun. Aug. 11

Annual Charcoal Chicken & Sweet Corn Dinner

Profits are being donated to the Playground & Pavilion Project at ELCB. All are welcome! Take-outs available.

English Lutheran Church of Bateman 20588 County Highway X, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $9 for a quarter chicken, $11 for a half chicken, $3 Hot Dog

Age: All Ages

noon-5pm Sun. Aug. 11

Carson Park Train Rides

Enjoy a scenic, half-mile train ride located in Eau Claire's premier Carson Park presented by the Chippewa Valley Railroad Association. A coal-fired steam engine pulls one train, a G-16 gasoline powered-streamliner pulls the other.

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: Under 2 years old FREE, ages 2-12 $2, ages 12+ $3

noon-6pm Sun. Aug. 11

Wisconsin Baseball Association Regional Tournament

Teams from all around Wisconsin are coming to play in the WBA regional in Altoona for their chance to advance to the state tournament.

Cinder City Park Spooner Ave and 10th St., Altoona

Cost: $5 GA, FREE for kids 12 and under

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Sun. Aug. 11

Needle Felt a Llama

Learn how to make this cute little llama called Paco. Needle felting is the process of using barbed needles to stab wool fibers and interlock them into place, creating any desired shape. All materials included. Pre-Registration is required. Walk-ins welcome if space allows.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: Ages 10+

1-4pm Sun. Aug. 11

Backpack Bash Event

The Back-To-School party of the year. Handing out backpacks and school supplies to children in need. Bounce houses, face painting, DJ & dance floor, vision screenings, SNOWIE snow cones, fire trucks, storytimes, dance & karate demos, and more.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

1:30-4:30pm Sun. Aug. 11

Live Music at Jeremiah's Bullfrog Fish Farm

Check out a wide array of musical acts while fishing, and relaxing on the shores of the fish farm’s waters.

Jeremiah's Bullfrog Fish Farm N1409 566th St, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-8pm Sun. Aug. 11

Joel Petanque Club Tournament

Pétanque is the French game of boules, popular throughout the world. Its objective is to score points by having boules closer to the target than your opponent after all boules are thrown. This is achieved by projecting boules closer to the small target ball, called a cochonnet, or by hitting the opponents' boules away from the target, while standing inside a circle with both feet on the ground.

Wilson Park S Farwell St and Emery St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5for Petanque Players, FREE for Fans

Age: All Ages

2-4pm Sun. Aug. 11


Petanque is the new French lawn game in town. Beginners can learn how to play easily.

Wilson Park S Farwell St and Emery St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

2-6pm Sun. Aug. 11

Rockin’ the Chippewa Riverfront

Rockin’ the Chippewa Riverfront is an afternoon of live, outdoor music that everyone in the family will love from two of Chippewa Falls’ favorite bands – The Jerry Way Band and The Mark Healey & Jim Schuh Duo.

Riverfront Park Bridge St. and River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Sun. Aug. 11

Free Park Yoga

Gather at Wilson Park in Downtown Menomonie for a one hour practice that is open to all levels. Yoga is a great way to stretch your muscles, relax & regroup your mind. Learn the benefits of a yoga practice. Bring your own yoga mat, blanket or towel. Enjoy & meet new yoga friends.

Wilson Park Wilson Ave and 8th St, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Sun. Aug. 11

Ski Sprites Water Ski Show

A Wisconsin tradition, everyone should spend at least one night at the beach, watching the Ski Sprites perform on the water. Concessions available.

Lake Altoona County Beach 604 Beach Rd., Altoona

Cost: FREE event admission, but a $5/car Eau Claire county parking permit is required

Age: All ages

9pm Sun. Aug. 11


Come to Bennyoke every Wednesday and Sunday and sing your favorite karaoke songs.

Scooter's 411 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Age: 21+

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