Tuesday, Nov. 21st, 2017

7pm Tue. Nov. 21

Searching for Mike Teclaw: An Unauthorized Biography

This album-length concert/reading will explore these timeless questions through a grandfather’s life, death, and the struggles and triumphs in-between. Derick Black (acoustic guitar, vocals) and Ken Szymanski (nonfiction, vocals) will attempt to turn a tombstone back into a man through a powerful blend of blues, gospel, stories, and songs.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Saturday, Nov. 25th, 2017

9am-1pm Sat. Nov. 25

Dotters Books: Small Business Saturday Pop Up

Avalon Floral hosts a pop up with Dotters Books. Avalon has 50% off holiday decor and items, and Dotters is taking special orders for the book lovers in your life.

Avalon Floral 506 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Sat. Nov. 25

Eggbert Fowler's Egg Book, David Tank

David Tank with "Uncle Eggbert's Egg Book," folksy book perfect for holiday gift-giving and Small Business Saturday.

Bookends on Main 214 E. Main St., Menomonie

Thursday, Nov. 30th, 2017

10am-7pm Thu. Nov. 30

Community Book Sale

Do your book shopping at the annual Community Book Sale, where all new books are Buy One Get One Free. All profits from this sale go to promoting literacy in the community.

Memorial High School 2225 Keith St., Eau Claire

6:30-8pm Thu. Nov. 30

Postcards from the Past - Chippewa Falls Book Launch

A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the “Postcards from the Past: Then & Now Pictures of Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin.” David Tank will show pictures and tell stories about rephotographing the historic scenes. Discover and reminisce about Chippewa Fall’s past.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

Friday, Dec. 1st, 2017

10am-6pm Fri. Dec. 1

Community Book Sale

Do your book shopping at the annual Community Book Sale, where all new books are Buy One Get One Free. All profits from this sale go to promoting literacy in the community.

Memorial High School 2225 Keith St., Eau Claire

Saturday, Dec. 2nd, 2017

10am Sat. Dec. 2

Saturday Morning Kids Series with Joanne Linden

Each Saturday morning we will have a special guest on hand to read a story or two in the V1 Gallery. Afterwards kids can pick from a handful of local coloring pages to color here or at home and enter to win a $50 Local Store Gift Card. After kids turn in their drawings, they will be up on Volumeone.org/store for public voting.

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

Wednesday, Dec. 6th, 2017

7pm Wed. Dec. 6

Let's be Honest: In the Cold

Let's be Honest is Volume One's popular storytelling series, where some of the area's best writers and yarn spinners, take to the mic for a night of personal stories told live. Each night multiple storytellers muse on a common theme and an open mic follows. Tonight's theme is "In the Cold".

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Wed. Dec. 6

Harry Potter Series Trivia Book Two: The Chamber Of Secrets

This is Clear Water Comedy's 2nd of 7 Harry Potter Trivia events based around each book in the classic series. Once your team plays at least 4 of the 7 events (and must be present to win on the final evening), your team is eligible for a chance to win a $2500 voucher to Universal Studios and go to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 per 2-4 person team

Thursday, Dec. 7th, 2017

5pm Thu. Dec. 7

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Dec. 9th, 2017

10am Sat. Dec. 9

Saturday Morning Kids Series with Becky Wojahn & Julie Bowe

Each Saturday morning we will have a special guest on hand to read a story or two in the V1 Gallery. Afterwards kids can pick from a handful of local coloring pages to color here or at home and enter to win a $50 Local Store Gift Card. After kids turn in their drawings, they will be up on Volumeone.org/store for public voting.

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

10am-4pm Sat. Dec. 9

Dotters Books / Northbound Supply Co. Pop Up

Independent booksellers Dotters Books will have a selection of new and used books for adults and children available for purchase at Northbound Supply. Enjoy wintery drinks from the espresso bar, curl up with a book in the store’s cozy window seats, and find great reads for the book lovers in your life.

Northbound Supply Co 215 North Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3pm Sat. Dec. 9

Winter Reads: White Folks Book Reading and Signing by Tim Lensmire

White Folks explores the experiences and stories of eight white people from a small farming community in northern Wisconsin. The author, Tim Lensmire, grew up in this community and creates a generous but clear-eyed portrait of white folks’ conflicting ideas and feelings about race and who they are, as white people, in America. Lensmire will read from and sign copies of his book.

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Wednesday, Dec. 13th, 2017

7pm Wed. Dec. 13

Let's be Honest: Holiday Heroics

Let's be Honest is Volume One's popular storytelling series, where some of the area's best writers and yarn spinners, take to the mic for a night of personal stories told live. Each night multiple storytellers muse on a common theme and an open mic follows. Tonight's theme, Holiday Heroics, features stories of yuletide successes and holly jolly failures. Speakers are TBA.

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Dec. 14th, 2017

6pm Thu. Dec. 14

CVTG Craft Talk: “This We Believe: On the Transformative Power of Word"

Panelists will explore how words can heal, help, and inspire in tumultuous times. Panelists will also explore how we might all find the right words to address the most pressing moral issues of our day, as well as how to “preach the gospel” of tolerance, diversity, and inclusivity without moralizing the message.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation 421 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6pm Thu. Dec. 14

Writers Read: "Mother & Child Reunion" Open Mic at the Library

Writers are invited to share a poem or short prose piece (5 minutes or less) connected to the theme of “mother and child.” A memory? Reflection? Celebration? Complaint? Listeners are always welcome. Sign-up starts at 5:45.

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

Saturday, Dec. 16th, 2017

10am Sat. Dec. 16

Saturday Morning Kids Series with Jeanne Styczinski

Each Saturday morning we will have a special guest on hand to read a story or two in the V1 Gallery. Afterwards kids can pick from a handful of local coloring pages to color here or at home and enter to win a $50 Local Store Gift Card. After kids turn in their drawings, they will be up on Volumeone.org/store for public voting.

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

3pm Sat. Dec. 16

An Evening with Molly Patterson, author of Rebellion

Join UWEC professor Molly Patterson for a reading from her debut novel, Rebellion. Patterson is a Puschart Prize winning writer for her short fiction, and her first novel has drawn tremendous early praise. Patterson will be reading from the book, taking questions, and signing copies at The Local Store.

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Saturday, Dec. 23rd, 2017

6:30pm Sat. Dec. 23

Joy to the Word: A Holiday-themed Evening of Song and Stories

Join authors and storytellers from the Chippewa Valley Writers Guild and the Ukelele Club for a holiday themed evening of song and stories in the V1 Gallery. Music will begin at 6:30pm with stories stories to follow closer to 7pm.

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Thursday, Jan. 4th, 2018

5pm Thu. Jan. 4

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Friday, Jan. 26th, 2018

10am-4pm Fri. Jan. 26

Friends of the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library Book Sale

The Friends of the Library will hold a book sale on the lower level of the library. Choose from a wide variety of nonfiction, fiction, childrens' books and others. Music CDs, DVDs, and more. A special bag sale on Saturday features special pricing.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Jan. 27th, 2018

10am-4pm Sat. Jan. 27

Friends of the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library Book Sale

The Friends of the Library will hold a book sale on the lower level of the library. Choose from a wide variety of nonfiction, fiction, childrens' books and others. Music CDs, DVDs, and more. A special bag sale on Saturday features special pricing.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Sunday, Jan. 28th, 2018

1-4pm Sun. Jan. 28

Friends of the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library Book Sale

The Friends of the Library will hold a book sale on the lower level of the library. Choose from a wide variety of nonfiction, fiction, childrens' books and others. Music CDs, DVDs, and more. A special bag sale on Saturday features special pricing.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Feb. 1st, 2018

5pm Thu. Feb. 1

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Feb. 10th, 2018

10am-2pm Sat. Feb. 10

Social Media for Writers

Will focus on tips and tricks to help you use the most popular social media platforms to promote your writing without burning hours of your precious writing time. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Romance Writer. Speaker: Karissa Zastrow, social media manager for new Chippewa Valley literary journal, Barstow & Grand.

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Thursday, Mar. 1st, 2018

5pm Thu. Mar. 1

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Apr. 5th, 2018

5pm Thu. Apr. 5

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, May. 3rd, 2018

5pm Thu. May. 3

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Jun. 7th, 2018

5pm Thu. Jun. 7

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Jul. 5th, 2018

5pm Thu. Jul. 5

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Aug. 2nd, 2018

5pm Thu. Aug. 2

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Sep. 6th, 2018

5pm Thu. Sep. 6

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Oct. 4th, 2018

5pm Thu. Oct. 4

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Nov. 1st, 2018

5pm Thu. Nov. 1

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Dec. 6th, 2018

5pm Thu. Dec. 6

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Jan. 3rd, 2019

5pm Thu. Jan. 3

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Feb. 7th, 2019

5pm Thu. Feb. 7

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Mar. 7th, 2019

5pm Thu. Mar. 7

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Apr. 4th, 2019

5pm Thu. Apr. 4

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, May. 2nd, 2019

5pm Thu. May. 2

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Jun. 6th, 2019

5pm Thu. Jun. 6

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Jul. 4th, 2019

5pm Thu. Jul. 4

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Aug. 1st, 2019

5pm Thu. Aug. 1

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Sep. 5th, 2019

5pm Thu. Sep. 5

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Oct. 3rd, 2019

5pm Thu. Oct. 3

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Nov. 7th, 2019

5pm Thu. Nov. 7

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Dec. 5th, 2019

5pm Thu. Dec. 5

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Jan. 2nd, 2020

5pm Thu. Jan. 2

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Feb. 6th, 2020

5pm Thu. Feb. 6

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Mar. 5th, 2020

5pm Thu. Mar. 5

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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