Wednesday, May. 24th, 2017

6-8pm Wed. May. 24

Pure Water Paddlers - Weekly Social Paddle: Timber Terrace

Each week the Pure Water Paddlers go to a different spot in the Chippewa Valley. Every level of paddler welcome. Bring your own kayak, canoe or SUP and meet others who enjoy the sport. Life jacket required.

Timber Terrace Pumphouse Rd, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

6:30-7:30pm Wed. May. 24

Herbal First Aid Walk for Families

Looking for natural ways to heal stomach aches, scratches, and general aches and pains? Learn about plants that are found locally, and have medicinal powers to heal you and your family. Dress for the weather and bring a notepad and pencil if you want to take notes.

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Cty Rd. K, Fall Creek

Cost: Friends $5, Nonmembers $8

Saturday, May. 27th, 2017

8am-1pm Sat. May. 27

The Oz Run - 5K Run/Walk and Half Marathon

This annual Wizard of Oz-themed 5K Run/Walk and Half Marathon benefits Irvine Park and the new Southview Elementary Barrier Free Playground. Registered runners get race shirt and medal. Finish line festival with runner costume contest, prizes for top finishers, live music, hot dogs and brats, beer and root beer, petting zoo, bounce house and more.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $30-65 for adults; $20-30 for kids

Age: All Ages

Sunday, May. 28th, 2017

7am-6pm Sun. May. 28

Leinenkugel’s Chippewa Valley Century Ride

Starting at Irvine Park, Chippewa Falls, WI. Century Ride (35, 50, 75, or 100 miles). Rest stops with food and water, sag wagons, and brat feed. Go online for more information and the registration form. The entry fee includes brats and all the 'fixins', soda and Leinenkugel's beer.

Irvine Park Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $35; $40 after 5/12, family rates available

Age: All Ages

Monday, May. 29th, 2017

9:30am Mon. May. 29

Eau Claire Memorial Day Parade

The parade begins at 9:30am at Wilson Park and ends at Owen Park. The Memorial Day Program begins immediately following the parade. Lakeview Cemetery at 10:30am. Forest Hill Cemetery at 11am.

Owen to Wilson Park, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Wednesday, May. 31st, 2017

6-8pm Wed. May. 31

Pure Water Paddlers Social Paddle: Yellow River on Moon Bay

Each week the Pure Water Paddlers go to a different spot in the Chippewa Valley. Every level of paddler welcome. Bring your own kayak, canoe or SUP and meet others who enjoy the sport. Life jacket required.

Yellow River - Moon Bay on Lake Wissota 7704 196th St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Friday, Jun. 2nd, 2017

6:30-8pm Fri. Jun. 2

The Chippewa Valley Nature Festival

The Chippewa Valley Nature Festival (formerly the Birds Bugs & Blooms Bash) is a weekend celebration of the unique animals, birds, insects, plants, and places in our region, the Chippewa Valley. This year we are offering a variety of nature hikes, paddling tours, lectures, and a train ride through Tiffany Bottoms to enjoy.

Lectures Held at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, Nature Field Trips Held at Various Locations Around the Chippewa Valley

Cost: $5 for a session-$35 for weekend

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Fri. Jun. 2

Thorp Dairy Days

Carnival, food vendors, youth baseball tournament, truck pull, music, Badger Dirt Flingers and a Sunday parade (starts at noon), polka music.

Northside Park North Washington Street and West Park Street, Thorp

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Jun. 3rd, 2017

6am-9pm Sat. Jun. 3

The Chippewa Valley Nature Festival

The Chippewa Valley Nature Festival (formerly the Birds Bugs & Blooms Bash) is a weekend celebration of the unique animals, birds, insects, plants, and places in our region, the Chippewa Valley. This year we are offering a variety of nature hikes, paddling tours, lectures, and a train ride through Tiffany Bottoms to enjoy.

Lectures Held at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, Nature Field Trips Held at Various Locations Around the Chippewa Valley

Cost: $5 for a session-$35 for weekend

Age: All Ages

8-11:30am Sat. Jun. 3

5th Annual Eau Claire Take Kids Fishing Day

Dust off those fishing poles and get the kids outside for an exciting morning of catching bluegill and bass. An opportunity to introduce youngsters to the benefits of fishing and the abundance of public access opportunities available in our community. Fishing gear and bait will be provided for each registered kid to use. Stay afterwards for a picnic-style lunch.

Lake Front Park, Altoona

Cost: FREE, but please register by 5/30

8am Sat. Jun. 3

Thorp Dairy Days

Carnival, food vendors, youth baseball tournament, truck pull, music, Badger Dirt Flingers and a Sunday parade (starts at noon), polka music.

Northside Park North Washington Street and West Park Street, Thorp

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-noon Sat. Jun. 3

National Trails Day Hike on the Ice Age Trail

Celebrate Trails Day on the Ice Age Trail in Chippewa County! It’s a national day of celebrating trails and getting out to enjoy them. Spectacular overlooks, mature forest, and a long meander along the shore of Picnic Lake are highlights of this recently rebuilt and rerouted 3.3 mile route.

Ice Age Trailhead 25111 County Highway E, New Auburn

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sat. Jun. 3

Trails Day on the Red Cedar State Trail

Enjoy a free day on the Red Cedar Trail. Activities go from 10am until noon and include: fishing, biking, bike tune ups from Simple Sports, photography tips, geocaching, prizes and more. New this year "Bird Nests Scavenger Hunt and Watch What Flies By".

Riverside Park - Red Cedar Trail Depot Hwy 29, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

1:30pm Sat. Jun. 3

8th Annual Eau Claire Triathlon Sprint

Held on Sunday, The Eau Claire Triathlon includes a swim in Halfmoon Lake, a bike ride through the rolling hills of western Wisconsin countryside, and a run through historic Carson Park. Kids age 7-14 can participate in Saturday's Eau Claire Kids Triathlon. Proceeds benefit Friends of the Orphans and the Chippewa Valley Free Clinic.

Halfmoon Park Randall Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $57-77 for individuals; $95-115 for teams (depending on date of registration)

Age: Ages 7-14 OR 15+

6pm Sat. Jun. 3

Chippewa Valley Predators Football

Check out a home game featuring the Chippewa Valley Predators. June 3, at 6pm vs. Northland Bulls June 10, at 6pm vs. River City Rough Riders  June 17, at 6pm vs. Fox Valley Force July 4, at 6pm vs. Hudson Thunderhawks

Carson Park Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $8 for GA (13+); $40 for season tickets (6 games); $4 for youth (Age 6-12) and for seniors (65+); FREE for veterans and kids 5 and under

Age: All Ages

7:05pm Sat. Jun. 3

Eau Claire Express vs Mankato Moondogs

Get to Carson Park and to watch the Eau Claire Express take on Mankato Moondogs.

Eau Claire Express Stadium - Carson Park 702 Carson Park Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $9 general admission tickets, $11 reserved grand stand tickets, $14 reserved box tickets, $28 fan deck tickets | multi-game packages and group discounts available

Age: All Ages

7:05pm Sat. Jun. 3

Eau Claire Express 2017 Season

Experience the excitement of live baseball as your hometown Eau Claire Express slug it out in historic Carson Park. June 3, at 7:05m vs. Mankato Moondogs June 4, at 5:05pm vs. Mankato Moondogs June 7, at 6:35pm vs. Rochester Honkers June…

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $9 general admission tickets, $11 reserved grand stand tickets, $14 reserved box tickets, $28 fan deck tickets | multi-game packages and group discounts available

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Jun. 3

Chippewa Valley Natural Festival - Keynote Speaker Dr. Craig Allen

Dr. Craig Allen, the world's foremost authority on tree mortality, and a world-famous scientist/researcher (and WI native) will be talking about how climate change has affected forests across the planet.

UW-Stout Memorial Student Center, Great Hall 302 10th Ave E, Menomonie

Sunday, Jun. 4th, 2017

7am-noon Sun. Jun. 4

The Chippewa Valley Nature Festival

The Chippewa Valley Nature Festival (formerly the Birds Bugs & Blooms Bash) is a weekend celebration of the unique animals, birds, insects, plants, and places in our region, the Chippewa Valley. This year we are offering a variety of nature hikes, paddling tours, lectures, and a train ride through Tiffany Bottoms to enjoy.

Lectures Held at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, Nature Field Trips Held at Various Locations Around the Chippewa Valley

Cost: $5 for a session-$35 for weekend

Age: All Ages

8am Sun. Jun. 4

Thorp Dairy Days

Carnival, food vendors, youth baseball tournament, truck pull, music, Badger Dirt Flingers and a Sunday parade (starts at noon), polka music.

Northside Park North Washington Street and West Park Street, Thorp

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

12:30pm Sun. Jun. 4

Larry's Legacy Bike Ride

A fun bike ride in order to raise funds for the Weekend Kids Meal Program. Riders all start together, but you go for as far and as long as you would like. 100% of your registration fee goes to the program. Register online. Rally starts at 12:30pm, bike ride at 1pm. Additional registration information online.

St. John's Lutheran Church 1804 Highland Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 individual, $30 family (max)

Age: All Ages

5:05pm Sun. Jun. 4

Eau Claire Express vs Mankato Moondogs

Get to Carson Park and to watch the Eau Claire Express take on Mankato Moondogs.

Eau Claire Express Stadium - Carson Park 702 Carson Park Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $9 general admission tickets, $11 reserved grand stand tickets, $14 reserved box tickets, $28 fan deck tickets | multi-game packages and group discounts available

Age: All Ages

5:05pm Sun. Jun. 4

Eau Claire Express 2017 Season

Experience the excitement of live baseball as your hometown Eau Claire Express slug it out in historic Carson Park. June 3, at 7:05m vs. Mankato Moondogs June 4, at 5:05pm vs. Mankato Moondogs June 7, at 6:35pm vs. Rochester Honkers June…

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $9 general admission tickets, $11 reserved grand stand tickets, $14 reserved box tickets, $28 fan deck tickets | multi-game packages and group discounts available

Age: All Ages

6pm Sun. Jun. 4

8th Annual Eau Claire Triathlon Sprint

Held on Sunday, The Eau Claire Triathlon includes a swim in Halfmoon Lake, a bike ride through the rolling hills of western Wisconsin countryside, and a run through historic Carson Park. Kids age 7-14 can participate in Saturday's Eau Claire Kids Triathlon. Proceeds benefit Friends of the Orphans and the Chippewa Valley Free Clinic.

Halfmoon Park Randall Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $57-77 for individuals; $95-115 for teams (depending on date of registration)

Age: Ages 7-14 OR 15+

Monday, Jun. 5th, 2017

6pm Mon. Jun. 5

Wisconsin Bike Week: CORBA Group Ride

Join Chippewa Off Road Bike Association (CORBA) for their weekly Group Ride. This is a ride for all skill levels and whether you know the trails or not. You will break up into groups according to speed and leave no one behind. Helmets required.

Lowes Creek County Park S. Lowes Creek Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Tuesday, Jun. 6th, 2017

6:30-10am Tue. Jun. 6

Wisconsin Bike Week: Kickoff Party

Join important friends of a bike-friendly Wisconsin who will be on hand for the Bike Week kickoff party with bike merch for sale, local bike groups, and free coffee from Soul Brewed Coffee.

Parking lot just outside of the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

7pm Tue. Jun. 6

Wisconsin Bike Week: Hands-On Intro to Bike Maintenence

Learn the basics of maintaining your own bike in this two-hour workshop. Bring your own bike to work on. Workstations and tools will be provided, parts and multi-tools are available for purchase.

Parking lot just outside of the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7:30pm Tue. Jun. 6

Eau Claire Cavaliers Baseball

See a hometown baseball game with the Eau Claire Cavaliers baseball team. June 6, 7:30pm vs. Menomonie Eagles June 8, 7:30pm vs. Marshfield Chapparrals June 18, 12:30pm vs. Eau Claire Rivermen June 28, 7:30pm vs. Haugen…

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

Wednesday, Jun. 7th, 2017

5-7pm Wed. Jun. 7

Wisconsin Bike Week: Open House & Planning Session

Give your input ahead of the 2018 update to the Chippewa Valley Bike Map, which had its first edition released in 2015, and give input on future bike route planning for Eau Claire & Altoona. Sponsored by Bike Chippewa Valley.

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

5:30pm Wed. Jun. 7

Wisconsin Bike Week: Bike to Baseball

Meet up and ride to an Eau Claire Express Baseball game vs. the Rochester Honkers at Carson Park. Participating riders receive a voucher for a FREE general admission ticket and a gift by the Eau Claire Express, but you must join the ride starting from one of the meet-up points. Helmets required. Express game at 6:35pm.

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

6:35pm Wed. Jun. 7

Eau Claire Express vs Rochester Honkers

Get to Carson Park and to watch the Eau Claire Express take on Rochester Honkers.

Eau Claire Express Stadium - Carson Park 702 Carson Park Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $9 general admission tickets, $11 reserved grand stand tickets, $14 reserved box tickets, $28 fan deck tickets | multi-game packages and group discounts available

Age: All Ages

6:35pm Wed. Jun. 7

Eau Claire Express 2017 Season

Experience the excitement of live baseball as your hometown Eau Claire Express slug it out in historic Carson Park. June 3, at 7:05m vs. Mankato Moondogs June 4, at 5:05pm vs. Mankato Moondogs June 7, at 6:35pm vs. Rochester Honkers June…

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $9 general admission tickets, $11 reserved grand stand tickets, $14 reserved box tickets, $28 fan deck tickets | multi-game packages and group discounts available

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Jun. 8th, 2017

Thu. Jun. 8

Cinder City Days

Outdoor concert on June 10th (Blackhawk), carnival, softball, baseball, car show, darts and bean bag tourney, charcoal chicken in the park. Craft & vendor sale, Spectrum Shuffle Run/Walk For Autism, Doll & Pet Parade, Car Show, BBQ contest, karaoke sing-off, and more. Find more on Facebook.

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

Cost: FREE; $17 daily wristband to carnival

9:30-11am Thu. Jun. 8

Phenology Hike for Elder Explorers

This naturalist led, 60-minute hike on Reserve trails, will docu­ment the changes taking place in the woods at the Reserve. Hikers should expect about a mile long hike with uneven terrain and stairs to negotiate. This program is targeted for adult nature lovers 55 and older.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Cost: $3-5

9:30-11am Thu. Jun. 8

Phenology Hike for Elder Explorers

This naturalist led, 60-minute hike on Reserve trails, will document the changes taking place in the woods at the Reserve. The hike will be capped off with coffee and a treat, and further discus¬sion. Hikers should expect about a mile long hike with uneven terrain and stairs to negotiate.

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Cty Rd. K, Fall Creek

Cost: Friends $3 (per hike) Nonmembers $5 (per hike)

Age: 55+

11:30am-7pm Thu. Jun. 8

Dollar Swim Day: Hawaiian Day

Anyone who wears Hawaiian themed attire pays $1 admission.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $1/person or Season Pass; Children 2 & under are free

Age: All Ages

5pm Thu. Jun. 8

Wisconsin Bike Week: Meet-Up & Ride-In to Sounds Like Summer Concert Series

Find fellow bicyclists at separate meet-up points in Eau Claire and Altoona to ride in to the Sounds Like Summer Concert Series in Phoenix Park. Participate in the Ride-In, arrive at the free Bike Valet service at Phoenix Park, and receive a special offer to redeem at the Volume One tent at the concert. Helmets required.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

7:30pm Thu. Jun. 8

Eau Claire Cavaliers Baseball

See a hometown baseball game with the Eau Claire Cavaliers baseball team. June 6, 7:30pm vs. Menomonie Eagles June 8, 7:30pm vs. Marshfield Chapparrals June 18, 12:30pm vs. Eau Claire Rivermen June 28, 7:30pm vs. Haugen…

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

Friday, Jun. 9th, 2017

Fri. Jun. 9

Cinder City Days

Outdoor concert on June 10th (Blackhawk), carnival, softball, baseball, car show, darts and bean bag tourney, charcoal chicken in the park. Craft & vendor sale, Spectrum Shuffle Run/Walk For Autism, Doll & Pet Parade, Car Show, BBQ contest, karaoke sing-off, and more. Find more on Facebook.

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

Cost: FREE; $17 daily wristband to carnival

Fri. Jun. 9

54th Annual Durand Funfest

Annual Durand Funfest held two weeks after Memorial Day Weekend. Live music, carnival, food, grand parade, and more.

Memorial Park 2nd Avenue East, Durand

6:30pm Fri. Jun. 9

Wisconsin Bike Week: Bikes, Bridges, and Brews

Meet up with some fellow bike lovers to ride over some of Eau Claire’s most beautiful bridges and end up at one of two local breweries in the emerging Cannery District on the west bank of the Chippewa River: Lazy Monk, or The Brewing Projekt. Helmets required.

Phoenix Park Trailhead Building Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

7:05pm Fri. Jun. 9

Eau Claire Express vs Bismarck Larks

Get to Carson Park and to watch the Eau Claire Express take on the Bismarck Larks.

Eau Claire Express Stadium - Carson Park 702 Carson Park Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $9 general admission tickets, $11 reserved grand stand tickets, $14 reserved box tickets, $28 fan deck tickets | multi-game packages and group discounts available

Age: All Ages

7:05pm Fri. Jun. 9

Eau Claire Express 2017 Season

Experience the excitement of live baseball as your hometown Eau Claire Express slug it out in historic Carson Park. June 3, at 7:05m vs. Mankato Moondogs June 4, at 5:05pm vs. Mankato Moondogs June 7, at 6:35pm vs. Rochester Honkers June…

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $9 general admission tickets, $11 reserved grand stand tickets, $14 reserved box tickets, $28 fan deck tickets | multi-game packages and group discounts available

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Jun. 10th, 2017

Sat. Jun. 10

Cinder City Days

Outdoor concert on June 10th (Blackhawk), carnival, softball, baseball, car show, darts and bean bag tourney, charcoal chicken in the park. Craft & vendor sale, Spectrum Shuffle Run/Walk For Autism, Doll & Pet Parade, Car Show, BBQ contest, karaoke sing-off, and more. Find more on Facebook.

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

Cost: FREE; $17 daily wristband to carnival

Sat. Jun. 10

54th Annual Durand Funfest

Annual Durand Funfest held two weeks after Memorial Day Weekend. Live music, carnival, food, grand parade, and more.

Memorial Park 2nd Avenue East, Durand

9am Sat. Jun. 10

8th Annual Spectrum Shuffle 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk

This fun run/walk is held as part of the Altoona Cinder City Days celebration. It benefits the Autism Society of the Chippewa Valley.

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

Cost: $10-18

10am-4pm Sat. Jun. 10

Bike to Cinder City Days in Altoona

Enter the park from 10th St. Bike valet parking and bike safety checks are available. Helmets required.

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

10am-2pm Sat. Jun. 10

Wisconsin Bike Week: Ride With the Pie Riders

Meet at Volume One to participate in a Pie Ride road biking trip led by local bike enthusiasts. Travel about 30 miles through the Chippewa Valley and make a stop for a snack! Helmets required.

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

10:30am-2pm Sat. Jun. 10

2nd Annual CORBA Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day

This year, Markquart Toyota has partnered up with CORBA to make this event even better than last year. Obstacle courses, group rides, event swag for kids, a free lunch and, new this year, a kids Time Trial event. Parents and kids alike are invited onto the trails for a group ride.

Eau Claire County Expo Center 5530 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE (RSVP through Facebook)

Age: All Ages

noon Sat. Jun. 10

11th Annual Lake Eau Claire Clear Water Triathlon & Picnic

This non-timed triathlon is a 2.5 mile walk/run, 1 mile paddle (canoe or kayak), and 8 mile bike ride on Lake Eau Claire. Entry fee includes a picnic dinner, beverages and great music. 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. No equipment provided. Day-of registration at LakeHouse Grill & Bar.

Hideaway Tavern E19986 County Road ND, Augusta

Cost: Pre-Registration: $20 for under 12, $30 for 12+ | Day-Of: $40 for 12+

Age: All Ages

The Volume One Calendar is sponsored by Mayo Clinic Health System of Eau Claire