Friday, Sep. 19th, 2014

Music

6pm Fri. Sep. 19

Davey J's One Man Acoustical Band

Davey J returns to Infinity Beverages for a fall Friday acoustic rockin' show. Come enjoy artisan beverages and the fine and mellow acoustic vibe of Davey J at a casual but elegant downtown venue.

Infinity Beverages Artisan Winery & Distillery

Cost: FREE

Recreation

6-10:30pm Fri. Sep. 19

36th Annual Punky Manor Challenge of Champions Race

All six Classes will be in action: Late Models, Modifieds, Super Stocks, Street Stocks, Midwest Modifieds and Pure Stocks. Check out our Facebook page for more up-to-date information: Red Cedar Speedway.

Red Cedar Speedway

Cost: Cost TBA

Leisure

6-7:30pm Fri. Sep. 19

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+

Saturday, Sep. 20th, 2014

Visual Art

Sat. Sep. 20

Arts Coming Together art show

Our September monthly artists are from the non-profit group Arts Coming Together. They are an agency est. in 1992 for artists that want to make a difference in the community and in the lives of people of all ages. The classes and workshops are taught by local and visiting artists.

Acoustic Cafe, Menomonie

Kids

Check Venue For Hours Sat. Sep. 20

Celebrate the Harvest Festival

Corn maze, play area, pedal toy track, Spooky Ridge Trail, wagon rides, pumpkins, country store and more, including a petting zoo on the weekends.

Pleasant Valley Tree Farm

Age: All ages

Food & Drink

Sat. Sep. 20

12th Annual Chippewa Falls Oktoberfest

Roll out the barrel with a weekend celebrating German heritage. Enjoy four stages with a variety of live entertainment, plus a giant pumpkin weigh-off, beer stein holding and sauerkraut eating competitions, a German Fashion show, and plenty of food and drink vendors.

Cost: $8 daily gate admission; $15 three day admission

Age: All ages

Food & Drink

Check Venue For Hours Sat. Sep. 20

Booya Days in Cadott

This fall event offers free Booya soup, arts and craft dealers and entertainment for the family throughout the day on Main Street.

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

Food & Drink

7:30am-1pm Sat. Sep. 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.

Leisure

8am-1pm Sat. Sep. 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.

Leisure

8-11am Sat. Sep. 20

Chippewa Valley Cars and Coffee

Chippewa Valley Cars and Coffee is an informal gathering of automotive enthusiasts on every 3rd Saturday of the Month. We are buying the coffee and donuts, we just ask that you bring your cars and friends.

Action City

Cost: FREE

Kids

10am-6pm Sat. Sep. 20

Fall Family Festival

Pony rides, petting zoo, western themed games, carriage rides, hay wagon rides, music, delicious food, and much more. Scenic 4 hour Horse Trail Ride begins at 10am (separate fee, must bring own horse). Festival events begin at 12pm.

Nature's Edge Therapy Center

Cost: FREE

Uncategorized

10am-4pm Sat. Sep. 20

Building 13 Banbury Place Out On the Blacktop Fall Sale

Celebrate the end of summer and stop by for some great bargains. Vintage Junkies, the Atelier, Gifts of Nature, 02Ex3 and more will be setting up in the parking lot for you to take advantage of wonderful deals. The sale will be held indoors if rain.

Building 13 Parking Lot - Banbury Place

Cost: FREE

Leisure

10-11:30am Sat. Sep. 20

50 is Nifty Book Discussion

Are you 50+ (or close to it)? Do you love books? Join Bloomer’s newest book club: Fifty is Nifty. This new book discussion group will meet one Saturday a month at the Bloomer Public Library. Join this unique group and enjoy a monthly discussion of everything.

Bloomer Public Library

Cost: FREE

Age: ages 50+

Food & Drink

11am-6pm Sat. Sep. 20

International Fall Festival

South Barstow Street in downtown Eau Claire will be filled with more than 100 food, craft, and art vendor. Enjoy ethnic foods, a kids' carnival, a petting zoo, pony rides, the Blugold Marching Band, and street performances. An All-America…

Age: All ages

Food & Drink

11am-5pm Sat. Sep. 20

Pick and Picnic Days

Two days of special fun including carnival games, face painting, mini golf, food sampling, concessions and much more.

Age: All ages

Food & Drink

1pm Sat. Sep. 20

Tour & Tasting @ Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery

Ever wonder what goes into making wines and spirits? Here is your chance to get a behind the scenes tour of EC's only Winery and Distillery. Come thirsty to learn our history, how wines and spirits are produced, and (best of all) sample the finished products. Reservations strongly recommended.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery

Cost: $10

Age: 21+

Fall Harvest

4-8pm Sat. Sep. 20

St. Joseph Parish Fall Festival

Great food, silent and service auction, cash raffle, family baskets, Granny's Attic, Harvest Market, bean bag toss tourney, bingo, children's games, beer garden.

St. Joseph Parish

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

Recreation

4pm Sat. Sep. 20

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

Education

8-9pm Sat. Sep. 20

Hobbs Observatory Astronomical Series

Public programs on various astronomical topics are presented at Hobbs Observatory in the Beaver Creek Reserve. Programs are hosted by the Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society (CVAS). If skies are clear, the observatory will be open for viewing after the program.

July's theme: "Orientation to the Night Sky": Understand the apparent motion of celestial bodies and learn to use a planisphere to navigate the constellations.

Hobbs Observatory

Cost: FREE

Sunday, Sep. 21st, 2014

Visual Art

Sun. Sep. 21

Arts Coming Together art show

Our September monthly artists are from the non-profit group Arts Coming Together. They are an agency est. in 1992 for artists that want to make a difference in the community and in the lives of people of all ages. The classes and workshops are taught by local and visiting artists.

Acoustic Cafe, Menomonie

Kids

Check Venue For Hours Sun. Sep. 21

Celebrate the Harvest Festival

Corn maze, play area, pedal toy track, Spooky Ridge Trail, wagon rides, pumpkins, country store and more, including a petting zoo on the weekends.

Pleasant Valley Tree Farm

Age: All ages

Food & Drink

Sun. Sep. 21

12th Annual Chippewa Falls Oktoberfest

Roll out the barrel with a weekend celebrating German heritage. Enjoy four stages with a variety of live entertainment, plus a giant pumpkin weigh-off, beer stein holding and sauerkraut eating competitions, a German Fashion show, and plenty of food and drink vendors.

Cost: $8 daily gate admission; $15 three day admission

Age: All ages

Food & Drink

Check Venue For Hours Sun. Sep. 21

Booya Days in Cadott

This fall event offers free Booya soup, arts and craft dealers and entertainment for the family throughout the day on Main Street.

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

Fall Harvest

11am-3:30pm Sun. Sep. 21

St. Joseph Parish Fall Festival

Great food, silent and service auction, cash raffle, family baskets, Granny's Attic, Harvest Market, bean bag toss tourney, bingo, children's games, beer garden.

St. Joseph Parish

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

Food & Drink

11am-5pm Sun. Sep. 21

Pick and Picnic Days

Two days of special fun including carnival games, face painting, mini golf, food sampling, concessions and much more.

Age: All ages

Leisure

11am-4pm Sun. Sep. 21

Impressions Bridal Fair & Women's Expo

9th Annual Impressions Bridal Fair & Women's Expo. Over 90 exhibitor booths with retail sales, demonstrations and displays. Huge bridal fashion show at 2:30pm. Thousands of dollars in prizes. Tickets available at Gordy's County Markets, the Bridal Shoppe, Foreign 5 & online.

Hobbs Ice Arena

Cost: Advance tickets: $6; tickets at the door: $8

Recreation

11am Sun. Sep. 21

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

Education

noon-5:30pm Sun. Sep. 21

Mark it Your Way: Bookmark Making Class

Experience a retreat day, creating art to mark your page! With 3 fun bookmark outlines to choose from: metal with beads, ribbon style, and hand painted design on copper. Try your hand at all three or take your time enjoying a relaxing Sunday afternoon on a detailed masterpiece, your choice. Beginners welcome.

The Center

Cost: $75 (all materials included)

Monday, Sep. 22nd, 2014

Visual Art

Mon. Sep. 22

Arts Coming Together art show

Our September monthly artists are from the non-profit group Arts Coming Together. They are an agency est. in 1992 for artists that want to make a difference in the community and in the lives of people of all ages. The classes and workshops are taught by local and visiting artists.

Acoustic Cafe, Menomonie

Kids

Check Venue For Hours Mon. Sep. 22

Celebrate the Harvest Festival

Corn maze, play area, pedal toy track, Spooky Ridge Trail, wagon rides, pumpkins, country store and more, including a petting zoo on the weekends.

Pleasant Valley Tree Farm

Age: All ages

Kids

9-11:30am Mon. Sep. 22

Family Fun Zone at Eau Claire Sports Center

Bring the family in for a morning of fun with large inflatables, dress-up clothing, bouncy balls, riding toys, a book corner, baby and toddler toys, stuffed animals, Legos and blocks, parachute games, and much more. Big parachute games and special bike days are designated each week. Check the website for monthly calendars.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center

Cost: $4 per child, Adults are free, Punch Cards: 10 visits for $35

Age: Ages newborn-6 years

Education

6-8pm Mon. Sep. 22

An Evening of Fun & Painting

Discover your artistic talents at Green Oasis Gardens with Cyndi Kortbein. These simple classes are lots of fun, because we think you should enjoy yourself while creating a master piece. Cost includes the stretched canvas and all supplies needed.

Green Oasis Gardens by Greener Grass Systems Inc.

Cost: $35

Leisure

6:30-9pm Mon. Sep. 22

Junior League New Member Event

Are you or someone you know interested in learning more about Junior League of Eau Claire? You're in luck. Junior League of Eau Claire’s Bunco, Blue Jeans, and Bling new member event is here. Please RSVP to the event at info@juniorleague-ec.org.

From the Vine Wine Room

Cost: $10

Tuesday, Sep. 23rd, 2014

Visual Art

Tue. Sep. 23

Arts Coming Together art show

Our September monthly artists are from the non-profit group Arts Coming Together. They are an agency est. in 1992 for artists that want to make a difference in the community and in the lives of people of all ages. The classes and workshops are taught by local and visiting artists.

Acoustic Cafe, Menomonie

Kids

Check Venue For Hours Tue. Sep. 23

Celebrate the Harvest Festival

Corn maze, play area, pedal toy track, Spooky Ridge Trail, wagon rides, pumpkins, country store and more, including a petting zoo on the weekends.

Pleasant Valley Tree Farm

Age: All ages

Leisure

6-8pm Tue. Sep. 23

Ladies Night Out Shopping Event

Lots of new fall/winter products. Featuring Scentsy, Tastefully Simple gourmet mixes/dips, Modere, It Works! and more. Stop in and see what is new. Holiday gifts and food ideas. Wine and snacks provided.

Wednesday, Sep. 24th, 2014

Visual Art

Wed. Sep. 24

Arts Coming Together art show

Our September monthly artists are from the non-profit group Arts Coming Together. They are an agency est. in 1992 for artists that want to make a difference in the community and in the lives of people of all ages. The classes and workshops are taught by local and visiting artists.

Acoustic Cafe, Menomonie

Kids

Check Venue For Hours Wed. Sep. 24

Celebrate the Harvest Festival

Corn maze, play area, pedal toy track, Spooky Ridge Trail, wagon rides, pumpkins, country store and more, including a petting zoo on the weekends.

Pleasant Valley Tree Farm

Age: All ages

Food & Drink

7:30am-1pm Wed. Sep. 24

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. Sep. 24

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. Sep. 24

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+

Thursday, Sep. 25th, 2014

Kids

Check Venue For Hours Thu. Sep. 25

Celebrate the Harvest Festival

Corn maze, play area, pedal toy track, Spooky Ridge Trail, wagon rides, pumpkins, country store and more, including a petting zoo on the weekends.

Pleasant Valley Tree Farm

Age: All ages

Visual Art

Thu. Sep. 25

Arts Coming Together art show

Our September monthly artists are from the non-profit group Arts Coming Together. They are an agency est. in 1992 for artists that want to make a difference in the community and in the lives of people of all ages. The classes and workshops are taught by local and visiting artists.

Acoustic Cafe, Menomonie

Kids

9-11:30am Thu. Sep. 25

Family Fun Zone at Eau Claire Sports Center

Bring the family in for a morning of fun with large inflatables, dress-up clothing, bouncy balls, riding toys, a book corner, baby and toddler toys, stuffed animals, Legos and blocks, parachute games, and much more. Big parachute games and special bike days are designated each week. Check the website for monthly calendars.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center

Cost: $4 per child, Adults are free, Punch Cards: 10 visits for $35

Age: Ages newborn-6 years

Leisure

11am-7pm Thu. Sep. 25

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-5:30pm Thu. Sep. 25

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

Food & Drink

noon-5pm Thu. Sep. 25

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.

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