Saturday, Apr. 29th, 2017

8am-3pm Sat. Apr. 29

UUC Spring Thrift Sale

Including $3 bag sale on clothing; books; furniture; bedding; kitchen appliances and supplies; boutique items; home decor; games & toys; shoes; purses and much more.

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

3pm Sat. Apr. 29

Bingo to Support Irvine Zoo

Half the proceeds go to the winner. The other half goes to Irvine Park Zoo.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

6-11pm Sat. Apr. 29

Warmachine/Hordes Journeyman League

Warmachine/Hordes is a 30mm skirmisher war game set in the Fantasy/Steampunk world of the Iron Kingdoms. A Journeyman League is the perfect opportunity to try out or get into Hordes / Warmachine. Featuring a friendly, casual atmosphere, each week you will grow your force and learn new aspects of the rules. There will be door prizes and prizes for winning games, painting and best sportsmanship.

The District Company 315 Graham Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 for duration of the league (7 weeks)

Age: 10+

7-11pm Sat. Apr. 29

Eau Claire Singles Connection: Spring Fling Dance

Band playing will be the Homegrown Tomatoes. Dance lessons begin at 6pm. Members bring a snack for the snack table.

Westgate Sportsman Club 4909 Sportsman Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 for members; $10 for non-members

Sunday, Apr. 30th, 2017

Sun. Apr. 30

Springfest 2017

Get ready for Springfest 2017; back this year and bigger than ever. Three days of fun in Chippewa Falls with a huge live music schedule, family-friendly entertainment, Happy Hour at the Leinenkugel's pavilion, food vendors, Kubb Championship, and a 5k Fundraiser for the Chippewa Area Boys and Girls Club mentor program. See the full schedule online and celebrate all that is spring in the Chippewa Valley.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $12 for 3 day advanced sale tickets, $15 for 3 day at the gate. $8 for 1 day at gate, Kids 12 & under FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, May. 2nd, 2017

9pm Tue. May. 2

Open Mic Night

The V1 reader's poll voted best open mic in the Chippewa Valley, every tuesday night. Music, comedy, and more, with half-price apps & taps from 9-midnight. It's free to attend and all ages are welcome. Sign up at 8, open mic at 9.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE admission

Wednesday, May. 3rd, 2017

7pm Wed. May. 3

Poker Night at Big T's

4 weeks to qualify then BIG tournament with lots of extra prizes & cash to be won. One free beverage weekly for all players. Test your skills.

Big T's 2007 3rd St, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 buy in; 12 week format

Friday, May. 5th, 2017

5:30-8pm Fri. May. 5

Bowl for Kids Sake! Bowling Fundraiser

This signature Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Wisconsin fundraiser raises 40% of its annual budget. The theme is “Hollywood: Strikes! Camera! Action!” Participants are encouraged to dress up as their favorite celebrity or character on the big or small screen as they compete in games and contests for prizes, all while helping to raise money for a great cause.

Wagner's Lanes 2159 Brackett Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 per team

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Fri. May. 5

Cheers to Running

Make signs to cheer on your favorite runner at the EC Marathon. Sign boards provided. Bring paints, crayons, markers. Prize drawings and fun giveaways. Runners, walkers, family, friends all welcome. Biggie and Bulls BBQ on hand for food purchases.

Lazy Monk Brewing, LLC 97 West Madison Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Fri. May. 5

Eau Claire International Folk Dancers

A weekly recreational international dance group where you dance the dances of many lands. Come and join us whenever you like. No partners necessary. Wear comfortable clothes and soft-soled, non-marking clean shoes. First Fridays of the month are specialized for beginners.

YMCA Fitness Center 206 Emery St., Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $2/night; more if live music

Saturday, May. 6th, 2017

9am-3pm Sat. May. 6

3rd Annual CVTC Auto Club Car Show & Swap Meet

Rain or Shine CVTC Student Parking Lot, Eau Claire Dash Plaques to first 100 Show Cars Spectators & Show Cars are free.

Chippewa Valley Technical College 620 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: Show Cars and Spectators are Free; Swap Vendors $10

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. May. 6

Maevyn's Lair Jewelry, Art and Crafts Sale

Maevyn's Lair will feature casual and statement jewelry created by Marilyn Kanne, as well as aprons, mug rugs, pillows and small quilts. Thane Berg Photography will have prints, cards and photo books for sale. Kate Kanne Photography will have matted prints for sale.

5393 North Shore Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

3-6:30pm Sat. May. 6

Lakely Special Event: Derby Day

Enjoy fun derby fashion, mint juleps, kubb, snacks, televised derby coverage, and more for the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby. The action starts at 3pm, the race is at 5:20, and the live jazz after-party starts at 5:30. Prizes awarded for the best outfits too.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3pm Sat. May. 6

Bingo to Support Irvine Zoo

Half the proceeds go to the winner. The other half goes to Irvine Park Zoo.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

6-11pm Sat. May. 6

Warmachine/Hordes Journeyman League

Warmachine/Hordes is a 30mm skirmisher war game set in the Fantasy/Steampunk world of the Iron Kingdoms. A Journeyman League is the perfect opportunity to try out or get into Hordes / Warmachine. Featuring a friendly, casual atmosphere, each week you will grow your force and learn new aspects of the rules. There will be door prizes and prizes for winning games, painting and best sportsmanship.

The District Company 315 Graham Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 for duration of the league (7 weeks)

Age: 10+

6:30pm Sat. May. 6

Snout Saloon Derby Day

Hang out at Snout Saloon during the Kentucky Derby. Watch the race, wear your derby attire and win Snout cash. Live music from 8-midnight from Jaybee and The Honey, a fun variety duo.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Tuesday, May. 9th, 2017

9:30-11:30am Tue. May. 9

Eau Claire Area Memory Café

The café offers a comfortable way for you and your care partner to have fun and socialize with others who have Mild Cognitive Impairment, early to moderate Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia, and those who worry about memory problems. 2nd Tuesdays 9:30-11:30am • Chippewa Valley Museum Auditorium, Carson Park // 4th Monday 1:30-3:30pm • St. John’s Lutheran Church 1804 Highland Avenue Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

5:30-8pm Tue. May. 9

Bowl for Kids Sake! Bowling Fundraiser

This signature Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Wisconsin fundraiser raises 40% of its annual budget. The theme is “Hollywood: Strikes! Camera! Action!” Participants are encouraged to dress up as their favorite celebrity or character on the big or small screen as they compete in games and contests for prizes, all while helping to raise money for a great cause.

Wagner's Lanes 2159 Brackett Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 per team

Age: All Ages

9pm Tue. May. 9

Open Mic Night

The V1 reader's poll voted best open mic in the Chippewa Valley, every tuesday night. Music, comedy, and more, with half-price apps & taps from 9-midnight. It's free to attend and all ages are welcome. Sign up at 8, open mic at 9.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE admission

Wednesday, May. 10th, 2017

5:30-8pm Wed. May. 10

Bowl for Kids Sake! Bowling Fundraiser

This signature Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Wisconsin fundraiser raises 40% of its annual budget. The theme is “Hollywood: Strikes! Camera! Action!” Participants are encouraged to dress up as their favorite celebrity or character on the big or small screen as they compete in games and contests for prizes, all while helping to raise money for a great cause.

Wagner's Lanes 2159 Brackett Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 per team

Age: All Ages

7pm Wed. May. 10

Poker Night at Big T's

4 weeks to qualify then BIG tournament with lots of extra prizes & cash to be won. One free beverage weekly for all players. Test your skills.

Big T's 2007 3rd St, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 buy in; 12 week format

Thursday, May. 11th, 2017

5:30-8pm Thu. May. 11

Bowl for Kids Sake! Bowling Fundraiser

This signature Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Wisconsin fundraiser raises 40% of its annual budget. The theme is “Hollywood: Strikes! Camera! Action!” Participants are encouraged to dress up as their favorite celebrity or character on the big or small screen as they compete in games and contests for prizes, all while helping to raise money for a great cause.

Wagner's Lanes 2159 Brackett Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 per team

Age: All Ages

Friday, May. 12th, 2017

5:30-8pm Fri. May. 12

Bowl for Kids Sake! Bowling Fundraiser

This signature Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Wisconsin fundraiser raises 40% of its annual budget. The theme is “Hollywood: Strikes! Camera! Action!” Participants are encouraged to dress up as their favorite celebrity or character on the big or small screen as they compete in games and contests for prizes, all while helping to raise money for a great cause.

Wagner's Lanes 2159 Brackett Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 per team

Age: All Ages

6-8:30pm Fri. May. 12

8th Annual Fairy Tale Ball

An evening with live Disney characters, games, entertainment, dress-up, activities, Sharp Photo booth, food, dancing, horse-drawn carriage rides, and more. This year's theme is "Beauty and the Beast".

The Florian Gardens 2340 Lorch Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 (activity/food tickets sold separately

Age: All Ages

6-11pm Fri. May. 12

5th Annual - “Not Quite All Night” Extravaganza

Down to Earth will have a great selection of unique gifts and home décor items throughout their country store, great deals on plants, drink specials, and much more. In addition, 10” Hanging Baskets will be at the lowest price of the season for just $15 each.

Down To Earth Garden Center 6025 Arndt Ln., Eau Claire

7:30-9:30pm Fri. May. 12

Eau Claire International Folk Dancers

A weekly recreational international dance group where you dance the dances of many lands. Come and join us whenever you like. No partners necessary. Wear comfortable clothes and soft-soled, non-marking clean shoes. First Fridays of the month are specialized for beginners.

YMCA Fitness Center 206 Emery St., Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $2/night; more if live music

Saturday, May. 13th, 2017

Sat. May. 13

Mother’s Day Celebration Weekend

Stroll through our greenhouse and grounds at Down To Earth. Then treat mom and grandma to a great cup of coffee and lunch at the Five & Two Café. Mom gets a Free Abdallah Chocolate, while supplies last.

Down To Earth Garden Center 6025 Arndt Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to attend

Age: All Ages

6-11pm Sat. May. 13

Warmachine/Hordes Journeyman League

Warmachine/Hordes is a 30mm skirmisher war game set in the Fantasy/Steampunk world of the Iron Kingdoms. A Journeyman League is the perfect opportunity to try out or get into Hordes / Warmachine. Featuring a friendly, casual atmosphere, each week you will grow your force and learn new aspects of the rules. There will be door prizes and prizes for winning games, painting and best sportsmanship.

The District Company 315 Graham Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 for duration of the league (7 weeks)

Age: 10+

Sunday, May. 14th, 2017

Sun. May. 14

Mother’s Day Celebration Weekend

Stroll through our greenhouse and grounds at Down To Earth. Then treat mom and grandma to a great cup of coffee and lunch at the Five & Two Café. Mom gets a Free Abdallah Chocolate, while supplies last.

Down To Earth Garden Center 6025 Arndt Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to attend

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, May. 16th, 2017

9pm Tue. May. 16

Open Mic Night

The V1 reader's poll voted best open mic in the Chippewa Valley, every tuesday night. Music, comedy, and more, with half-price apps & taps from 9-midnight. It's free to attend and all ages are welcome. Sign up at 8, open mic at 9.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE admission

Wednesday, May. 17th, 2017

7pm Wed. May. 17

Poker Night at Big T's

4 weeks to qualify then BIG tournament with lots of extra prizes & cash to be won. One free beverage weekly for all players. Test your skills.

Big T's 2007 3rd St, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 buy in; 12 week format

Friday, May. 19th, 2017

10am-8pm Fri. May. 19

Just Between Friends Community Kids Sale

Everything for kids & more: furniture, strollers, high chars, carseats, ride-em toys, bikes, toddler beds, exersaucers, infant items, bedding, kids, teen & maternity clothing, costumes, shoes, DVDs, electronics, books, and toys. Learn more about shopping and selling with JBF online.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $2 Donation - First Day only

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Fri. May. 19

Pizza Fest

Grab the kids and come hungry for Pizza Fest, a brand-new, family-friendly event. Enjoy all-you-can-eat pizza samples from all over the Chippewa Valley, unlimited trips to the Bitty Beverage Bar, Fabulous Face Painting, Brilliant Balloon Animals, Museum Play & more. Proceeds help support CMEC's Play-for-All program

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: Consult website for price information

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Fri. May. 19

Eau Claire International Folk Dancers

A weekly recreational international dance group where you dance the dances of many lands. Come and join us whenever you like. No partners necessary. Wear comfortable clothes and soft-soled, non-marking clean shoes. First Fridays of the month are specialized for beginners.

YMCA Fitness Center 206 Emery St., Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $2/night; more if live music

Saturday, May. 20th, 2017

10am-8pm Sat. May. 20

Just Between Friends Community Kids Sale

Everything for kids & more: furniture, strollers, high chars, carseats, ride-em toys, bikes, toddler beds, exersaucers, infant items, bedding, kids, teen & maternity clothing, costumes, shoes, DVDs, electronics, books, and toys. Learn more about shopping and selling with JBF online.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $2 Donation - First Day only

Age: All Ages

Sunday, May. 21st, 2017

9am-4pm Sun. May. 21

Just Between Friends Community Kids Sale

Everything for kids & more: furniture, strollers, high chars, carseats, ride-em toys, bikes, toddler beds, exersaucers, infant items, bedding, kids, teen & maternity clothing, costumes, shoes, DVDs, electronics, books, and toys. Learn more about shopping and selling with JBF online.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $2 Donation - First Day only

Age: All Ages

10am-1pm Sun. May. 21

Eau Claire Garden Club Annual Plant Sale

Eau Claire Garden Club annual plant sale. Hundreds of perennials at bargain prices, grown locally by club members. Come early for the best selection.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11:15am-2pm Sun. May. 21

Historic Randall Park Carnival

Third annual Randall Park neighborhood carnival features food and carnival games for all ages, raffle baskets, dunk tank, inflatables, adult tricycle races, and more. Funds raised benefit annual high school youth service trips to communities in need.

Randall Park Corner of Niagra and 3rd, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE, ticket sales $.50 each for games, food, etc.

Age: All Ages

Monday, May. 22nd, 2017

1:30-3:30pm Mon. May. 22

Eau Claire Area Memory Café

The café offers a comfortable way for you and your care partner to have fun and socialize with others who have Mild Cognitive Impairment, early to moderate Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia, and those who worry about memory problems. 2nd Tuesdays 9:30-11:30am • Chippewa Valley Museum Auditorium, Carson Park // 4th Monday 1:30-3:30pm • St. John’s Lutheran Church 1804 Highland Avenue Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Tuesday, May. 23rd, 2017

9pm Tue. May. 23

Open Mic Night

The V1 reader's poll voted best open mic in the Chippewa Valley, every tuesday night. Music, comedy, and more, with half-price apps & taps from 9-midnight. It's free to attend and all ages are welcome. Sign up at 8, open mic at 9.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE admission

Wednesday, May. 24th, 2017

7pm Wed. May. 24

Poker Night at Big T's

4 weeks to qualify then BIG tournament with lots of extra prizes & cash to be won. One free beverage weekly for all players. Test your skills.

Big T's 2007 3rd St, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 buy in; 12 week format

Thursday, May. 25th, 2017

6-8pm Thu. May. 25

"Bluegrass on Badger" - Front Porch Concert and Kubb

Free neighborhood front porch bluegrass concert and kubb in the Eastside Hill. The street will be closed for yard games, blankets, chairs and meeting your neighbors around outdoor music.

Rizzo House 1903 Badger Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Friday, May. 26th, 2017

7:30-9:30pm Fri. May. 26

Eau Claire International Folk Dancers

A weekly recreational international dance group where you dance the dances of many lands. Come and join us whenever you like. No partners necessary. Wear comfortable clothes and soft-soled, non-marking clean shoes. First Fridays of the month are specialized for beginners.

YMCA Fitness Center 206 Emery St., Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $2/night; more if live music

Tuesday, May. 30th, 2017

9pm Tue. May. 30

Open Mic Night

The V1 reader's poll voted best open mic in the Chippewa Valley, every tuesday night. Music, comedy, and more, with half-price apps & taps from 9-midnight. It's free to attend and all ages are welcome. Sign up at 8, open mic at 9.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE admission

Wednesday, May. 31st, 2017

7pm Wed. May. 31

Poker Night at Big T's

4 weeks to qualify then BIG tournament with lots of extra prizes & cash to be won. One free beverage weekly for all players. Test your skills.

Big T's 2007 3rd St, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 buy in; 12 week format

Friday, Jun. 2nd, 2017

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Jun. 2

Eau Claire International Folk Dancers

A weekly recreational international dance group where you dance the dances of many lands. Come and join us whenever you like. No partners necessary. Wear comfortable clothes and soft-soled, non-marking clean shoes. First Fridays of the month are specialized for beginners.

YMCA Fitness Center 206 Emery St., Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $2/night; more if live music

Tuesday, Jun. 6th, 2017

9pm Tue. Jun. 6

Open Mic Night

The V1 reader's poll voted best open mic in the Chippewa Valley, every tuesday night. Music, comedy, and more, with half-price apps & taps from 9-midnight. It's free to attend and all ages are welcome. Sign up at 8, open mic at 9.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE admission

Wednesday, Jun. 7th, 2017

7pm Wed. Jun. 7

Poker Night at Big T's

4 weeks to qualify then BIG tournament with lots of extra prizes & cash to be won. One free beverage weekly for all players. Test your skills.

Big T's 2007 3rd St, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 buy in; 12 week format

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; $15 daily wristband to carnival

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