Wednesday, Aug. 20th, 2014

Food & Drink

7:30am-1pm Wed. Aug. 20

Downtown Eau Claire Farmers Market

Seasonal, locally grown vegetables and fruits, plus baked goods, dairy products, meat, honey, maple syrup, flowers, art, coffee, and more. An Art Market featuring local artists appears most Saturdays throughout the season.

Kids

9am-12:30pm Wed. Aug. 20

Vacation Bible School in Elk Mound

Join us for VBS where kids ages 4-12 will learn about God's promises and lifesaving love. Kids will enjoy games, music, lunch, skits, Bible stories, crafts and tons of fun. Go to www.vbs12.vacationbibleschool.com/cac to pre-register.

Cornerstone Apostolic Church

Age: ages 4-12

Food & Drink

11am Wed. Aug. 20

Special Occasion Dining Day

Celebrating Birthdays & Anniversaries! Come & celebrate with others who share your special month or come and help your friends celebrate theirs. Play BINGO at 11am then enjoy lunch at noon. Senior dining program is for anyone age 60+ and their spouse) Reservations needed one day in advance.

Augusta Senior & Community Center

Cost: $3.75 seniors

Age: ages 60+

Leisure

noon-5pm Wed. Aug. 20

Menomonie Farmers Market

A typical market day will feature 15-20 vendors displaying locally produced vegetables, fruits, honey, maple syrup, bison, pork, baked goods, plants, lotions and soaps, coffee, and craft items.

Food & Drink

4-8pm Wed. Aug. 20

Cocoa Cabal (Chocolate Martini Night)

Every Wednesday iB Artisan Winery & Distillery will feature an array of chocolate martinis and cocktails whipped up using Legacy Chocolate's delicious chocolate sipping sauce. Numerous flavors will be rotated. You'll even be able to request your own flavor concoctions (at your own risk, of course!).

Infinity Beverages Artisan Winery & Distillery

Age: 21+

Music (all ages)

6pm Wed. Aug. 20

Thorp Chamber Music in the Park

Live Music Downtown Thorp at Garrison Park on August 20th. Event starts at 6pm. Live music performed by the Weapons of Brass Destruction an Eau Claire Jazz Band. Food & beverages will be available. Event is sponsored by: Haas Sons & Northwestern Bank.

Garrison Park

Cost: FREE

Leisure

6-8pm Wed. Aug. 20

Introduction to Painting with Cyndi Kortbein

Come enjoy a fun & relaxing evening at the Oasis. Cyndi will help bring out your inner artist and you'll leave with a master piece of your own. No experience needed, see how simple painting can be.

Green Oasis Gardens by Greener Grass Systems Inc.

Cost: $35 includes stretched canvas and all supplies needed

Uncategorized

6:30pm Wed. Aug. 20

Ski Sprites of the Chippewa Valley

The Ski Sprites Water Ski Show Team performs regularly in the summer months and has competed in tournaments across the state since 1960.

Lake Altoona County Beach

Age: All ages

Thursday, Aug. 21st, 2014

Kids

9am-12:30pm Thu. Aug. 21

Vacation Bible School in Elk Mound

Join us for VBS where kids ages 4-12 will learn about God's promises and lifesaving love. Kids will enjoy games, music, lunch, skits, Bible stories, crafts and tons of fun. Go to www.vbs12.vacationbibleschool.com/cac to pre-register.

Cornerstone Apostolic Church

Age: ages 4-12

Leisure

11am-7pm Thu. Aug. 21

Paint Your Own Wine Glass

Paint your own wine glass while enjoying delicious wines, and gorgeous views. No reservation required, stemware included.

Cottage Winery & Vineyard

Cost: $6

Food & Drink

noon-5pm Thu. Aug. 21

Downtown Eau Claire Farmers Market

Seasonal, locally grown vegetables and fruits, plus baked goods, dairy products, meat, honey, maple syrup, flowers, art, coffee, and more. An Art Market featuring local artists appears most Saturdays throughout the season.

Food & Drink

noon-5:30pm Thu. Aug. 21

Chippewa Falls Farmers Market

Join us every Thursday afternoon for fresh grown vegetables, fruits, and flowers, as well as locally made baked goods, brick oven pizzas, salsas, jams, jellies, soaps, wood carvings, crafts, and much more.

Market Lot

Causes

6:15pm Thu. Aug. 21

Menomonie Moose Lodge Bingo

6:15pm doors open, hot and cold lunch served, 7:30pm games Start. 17 games total including Progressive Bingo. All proceeds after expenses donated to charitable causes and scholarships. Under 18 must be accompanied by legal guardian.

Menomonie Moose Lodge 1584

Recreation

7-10pm Thu. Aug. 21

Kubb Competitions

Weather permitting there will be Kubb competitions every Thursday night at 7pm at the Lake Hallie Sportsman's Club. Team of 2-6 are required in order to participate and teams will be assigned based on the number of players available.

Lake Hallie Sportsmans Club

Friday, Aug. 22nd, 2014

Uncategorized

8:30am-5:30pm Fri. Aug. 22

Tin Roof Garden Sidewalk Sale

Tin Roof Garden's second annual sidewalk sale. We have an assortment of trees, shrubs and perennials that are looking for good homes and are being sold at ridiculously low prices. Plants will be 40-50% off and select merchandise will be 50% off. Two days only.

Tin Roof Garden

Cost: FREE admission

Kids

9am-12:30pm Fri. Aug. 22

Vacation Bible School in Elk Mound

Join us for VBS where kids ages 4-12 will learn about God's promises and lifesaving love. Kids will enjoy games, music, lunch, skits, Bible stories, crafts and tons of fun. Go to www.vbs12.vacationbibleschool.com/cac to pre-register.

Cornerstone Apostolic Church

Age: ages 4-12

Uncategorized

1-4pm Fri. Aug. 22

Open Make Day

I'm throwing the studio open for six days in August. Use the studio to finish up your projects before the fall. Or just come create with a glorious assortment of interesting stuff to make something cool. Drop-in is fine, contact us ahead of time if you need something special.

The Hundredth Monkey

Cost: $15

Music

4-7pm Fri. Aug. 22

Harmony Courtyard Music

Join Chippewa Falls Main Street and A String Above Guitar Shop in welcoming guest musicians each week in Harmony Courtyard. Bring a lawn chair and relax while you enjoy live music as well as free hot dogs and lemonade.

Harmony Courtyard

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

Leisure

6-7:30pm Fri. Aug. 22

Tunes at the Tasting Lounge (Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery)

Every Friday you can enjoy our locally produced wines and spirits while listening to an array of local musicians. Check out Infinity Beverages' Facebook page or website before swinging down for updates and musician details. Remember: Buy 3, Get 1 FREE bottle deals during and after the show.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery

Age: 21+

Leisure

7pm Fri. Aug. 22

The Lowest Pair

The Lowest Pair is a quirky, old-time roots influenced duet, featuring the high lonesome harmonies of banjo pickin' songsters Kendl Winter and Palmer T. Lee. They perform both traditional and original music, often nestling-in somewhere between. Free show. Beer specials.

Acoustic Cafe, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Leisure

8pm-midnight Fri. Aug. 22

Chi-Hi Reunion (Class of 2004)

Chippewa Falls High School's class of 200 and their significant others are invited to this reunion event. Enjoy pizza, drinks, a live DJ, and dancing. Stay up to date with event details by finding our related Facebook group "Who Wants to Have…

Horizons Lounge & Banquet Center

Cost: $10/person

Saturday, Aug. 23rd, 2014

Food & Drink

Sat. Aug. 23

13th Annual Discover Downsville Day

A city-wide celebration featuring a variety of events including a parade (noon), bake sale, dark red kidney bean cooking contest, log sawing contest, pedal tractor pull, horse drawn wagon rides, great food, and much more.

Food & Drink

7:30am-1pm Sat. Aug. 23

Downtown Eau Claire Farmers Market

Seasonal, locally grown vegetables and fruits, plus baked goods, dairy products, meat, honey, maple syrup, flowers, art, coffee, and more. An Art Market featuring local artists appears most Saturdays throughout the season.

Leisure

8am-1pm Sat. Aug. 23

Menomonie Farmers Market

A typical market day will feature 15-20 vendors displaying locally produced vegetables, fruits, honey, maple syrup, bison, pork, baked goods, plants, lotions and soaps, coffee, and craft items.

Uncategorized

8:30am-5:30pm Sat. Aug. 23

Tin Roof Garden Sidewalk Sale

Tin Roof Garden's second annual sidewalk sale. We have an assortment of trees, shrubs and perennials that are looking for good homes and are being sold at ridiculously low prices. Plants will be 40-50% off and select merchandise will be 50% off. Two days only.

Tin Roof Garden

Cost: FREE admission

Kids

9am-6pm Sat. Aug. 23

Festival in the Pines

Festival in the Pines has traditionally been a place to gather with friends and family to enjoy fun, food and shopping. With over 250 vendors, there is something for everyone. Two stages feature live music, family entertainment, plus games…

Carson Park

Cost: $6 adult; $5 seniors; FREE 11 & under

Age: All ages

Music (all ages)

noon-9pm Sat. Aug. 23

6th Annual WHYS Radio Bluegrass Festival

This family friendly festival is WHYS Radio's major fundraiser of the year. This year features eight bluegrass bands: Bellinger Bluegrass Band, The Stringsmiths, The Seeger Boys, The Lowest Pair, U.K.E., The DitchLilies, North Of Dixie , and Kind Country. This event also features a fiddle contest, locally produced concessions, dancing, swimming, and Kubb.

Lake Altoona County Beach

Cost: $12 individuals, $17 families

Recreation

3pm Sat. Aug. 23

Midwest Karting Association Championship Series

Karting is the fastest growing form of motor sport. The Midwest Karting Association (MKA) is a nonprofit karting organization, and its home track is located in the heart of the Midwest at the Eau Claire Raceway. The spectator area includes a small playground where younger children can be entertained while older siblings race.

Eau Claire Raceway

Age: All ages

Food & Drink

4:30pm Sat. Aug. 23

Notre Dame Annual Picnic

Charcoal chicken dinner starting at 4:30pm Saturday. Barn dance starts Saturday evening. Paddle wheel to win meat, cheese, and beverages at 11am Saturday. Along with kids games, a silent auction, and a classic car & tractor show, charcoal…

Church of Notre Dame (parking lot)

Age: All ages

Sunday, Aug. 24th, 2014

Kids

9am-4pm Sun. Aug. 24

Festival in the Pines

Festival in the Pines has traditionally been a place to gather with friends and family to enjoy fun, food and shopping. With over 250 vendors, there is something for everyone. Two stages feature live music, family entertainment, plus games…

Carson Park

Cost: $6 adult; $5 seniors; FREE 11 & under

Age: All ages

Food & Drink

11am Sun. Aug. 24

Notre Dame Annual Picnic

Charcoal chicken dinner starting at 4:30pm Saturday. Barn dance starts Saturday evening. Paddle wheel to win meat, cheese, and beverages at 11am Saturday. Along with kids games, a silent auction, and a classic car & tractor show, charcoal…

Church of Notre Dame (parking lot)

Age: All ages

Food & Drink

11am Sun. Aug. 24

Carrie Wetterling Benefit

Friends, family, and co-workers are organizing a benefit for Carrie Wetterling, who was recently diagnosed with stage three Nodular Sclerosis Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Enjoy a 9 pin tap bowling tournament, volleyball tournament, silent auction,…

Wagner's Lanes

Cost: 9 Pin Tap Tournament: $30 entry fee ($3 lineage, $12 prize fund, $15 benefit fund)

Recreation

11am Sun. Aug. 24

Midwest Karting Association Championship Series

Karting is the fastest growing form of motor sport. The Midwest Karting Association (MKA) is a nonprofit karting organization, and its home track is located in the heart of the Midwest at the Eau Claire Raceway. The spectator area includes a small playground where younger children can be entertained while older siblings race.

Eau Claire Raceway

Age: All ages

Causes

1-5pm Sun. Aug. 24

Getting Ready for School Roundup

Providing school supplies to low-income families with children k-12 in Chippewa County. 1-5pm at Valley Vineyard Church in Chippewa Falls.

Valley Vineyard Church

Uncategorized

6:30pm Sun. Aug. 24

Ski Sprites of the Chippewa Valley

The Ski Sprites Water Ski Show Team performs regularly in the summer months and has competed in tournaments across the state since 1960.

Lake Altoona County Beach

Age: All ages

Tuesday, Aug. 26th, 2014

Kids

11-11:45am Tue. Aug. 26

Chill on the Hill: Introduction to the Arts

An introduction to the arts for children ages 4-10. A wide variety of interactive arts activities to get kids involved and excited about the arts. Please visit the website for details about each Tuesday's activities.

The Heyde Center for the Arts

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 4-10

Wednesday, Aug. 27th, 2014

Food & Drink

7:30am-1pm Wed. Aug. 27

Downtown Eau Claire Farmers Market

Seasonal, locally grown vegetables and fruits, plus baked goods, dairy products, meat, honey, maple syrup, flowers, art, coffee, and more. An Art Market featuring local artists appears most Saturdays throughout the season.

Leisure

noon-5pm Wed. Aug. 27

Menomonie Farmers Market

A typical market day will feature 15-20 vendors displaying locally produced vegetables, fruits, honey, maple syrup, bison, pork, baked goods, plants, lotions and soaps, coffee, and craft items.

Uncategorized

1-4pm Wed. Aug. 27

Open Make Day

I'm throwing the studio open for six days in August. Use the studio to finish up your projects before the fall. Or just come create with a glorious assortment of interesting stuff to make something cool. Drop-in is fine, contact us ahead of time if you need something special.

The Hundredth Monkey

Cost: $15

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