IN STOCK: Nickolas Butler's The Hearts of Men

Wed. Mar. 8th, 2017  |  Local Store Shopkeep , photos by Luong Huynh

We've never seen anything like it. Last Monday's reading and book release from Nickolas Butler was one of the biggest events The Local Store has hosted – the place was packed with readers and fans ...

V1 and The Local Store to Host 4th Annual Cribbage Championship

Mon. Feb. 13th, 2017  |  Local Store Shopkeep

The Local Store is gearing up to host the fourth annual Volume One Cribbage Championship, right in the Volume One Gallery on Saturday, February 18 at 11am. Interested in playing? Here's what you need to do!

Seeking Part-Time Associates for The Local Store!

Mon. Jan. 23rd, 2017  |  Local Store Shopkeep

Volume One, the area's arts & culture publication, website, retail space, and event production company, is seeking an upbeat, quick learner to help make The Local Store one of downtown Eau Claire's ...

Last Minute Holiday Gifts

Tue. Dec. 20th, 2016  |  Local Store Shopkeep

Finish up your holiday shopping this week at The Local Store. We're open Monday–Friday 9am-9pm and on Saturday, Christmas Eve 9am-4pm!

Ink & Paper 2016: Just a Few More Weeks

Mon. Dec. 19th, 2016  |  Local Store Shopkeep

There are so many more artists in the Chippewa Valley than the ones whose work is displayed at our local galleries. Volume One’s Ink & Paper print sale is designed to showcase local art ...

Local Store Gifts for Kids!

Thu. Dec. 15th, 2016  |  Local Store Shopkeep

The Local Store is the place to shop for great gifts for kids this holiday season! From funky up-cycled (stuffed animal) friends and art supplies – made right here in Eau Claire ...

Celebrate in Style

Wed. Dec. 14th, 2016  |  Local Store Shopkeep

Tickle your taste buds with our shop's fine selection of booze-related products: flasks, glassware, bottle openers, coasters, stoppers, apparel, wall art, and more ...

It's in the Bag

Tue. Dec. 13th, 2016  |  Local Store Shopkeep

These great little pouches and clutches will hold all your essentials, and they feature some of our favorite homey Wisconsin imagery.

We've Got Your Cabin Covered!

Fri. Dec. 9th, 2016  |  Local Store Shopkeep

Looking to dress up your cabin or your man-cave or your cabin-esque home? Looking for a unique gift for an outdoorsy person in your life? The Local Store has a great assortment of art pieces, books, and decor that will make your space feel nice and cozy, filling it full of hearty Wisconsin vibes.

New Poster: Our Little Downtown

Wed. Dec. 7th, 2016  |  Local Store Shopkeep

New art in the shop! We partnered with local artist Jen Schultz to illustrate this one of a kind print showing off some of our favorite downtown Eau Claire buildings ...

LOOKIE HERE: New Duds at The Local Store!

Tue. Dec. 6th, 2016  |  Local Store Shopkeep

We've got a TON of new shirts available this holiday season at The Local Store for kids and adults – tees, hoodies, sweatshirts, and more. Stop down to the shop to peruse the new duds or browse everything online.

Behold Our Fantastic Baskets

Mon. Dec. 5th, 2016  |  Local Store Shopkeep

Check out those baskets! Our gift baskets are assembled in-house, and everything we include in them is Wisconsin- and Chippewa Valley-focused. Pick from gift-worthy and fun, locally-branded items like caramels, pancake mixes, beer bread ...

Leather for the Holidays

Wed. Nov. 30th, 2016  |  Local Store Shopkeep

Tactile Craftworks is a collaboration of Wisconsin makers. Their hand bound journals (4.5" x 6") are made of quality leather and 30% recycled, refillable, linen paper ...

Put a Sock in It!

Mon. Nov. 28th, 2016  |  Local Store Shopkeep

Looking for a locally made holiday stocking to spruce up that mantle? Look no further! The Local Store teamed up with local craftswoman Gail Ryan to create these adorable holiday stockings perfect for any Wisconsinite.

New Local Store Hours!

Wed. Nov. 23rd, 2016  |  Local Store Shopkeep

DON'T FORGET! Our new hours are ... Mon-Sat 9am-9pm, Sunday 9am-4pm (closed Thanksgiving Day)

The Local Store's Big Thanksgiving Weekend Sale

Mon. Nov. 21st, 2016  |  Local Store Shopkeep

Get ready Eau Claire, because The Local Store's "Thanksgiving Weekend Buy Local Bonanza" runs November 25 – November 29! There'll be huge deals going on every day at the shop, including free stuff with your purchase, limited edition products (available only as long as supplies last), discounts on everything in the store ...

Branch Out This Season

Mon. Nov. 21st, 2016  |  Local Store Shopkeep

The Local Store has some fantastic ornaments this holiday season! Designed in-house and produced by our local partners at Sunset Hill Stoneware, these ornaments feature some adorable Eau Claire and Wisconsin ...

In the Shop: All New Kids' Stuff!

Fri. Nov. 18th, 2016  |  Local Store Shopkeep

The Local Store is the place to stop for gifts for kids this holiday season! From funky up-cycled (stuffed animal) friends and art supplies – made right here in Eau Claire – to rough-and-tumble wood toys ...

Low Road to Leather Goods

Thu. Nov. 17th, 2016  |  Local Store Shopkeep

Low Roads is a series of leather goods handcrafted in downtown Eau Claire by Sam Fiore. Sam shares, "I work with leather because each hide is unique, creating one of a kind pieces with personality. I aim to make both modern and classic functional objects that will stand the test of time."