Eaux Claires: 600 Square Feet of The Local Store

Thu. Jul. 16th, 2015  |  Local Store Shopkeep

The Local Store will be at this weekend's much-anticipated Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival (July 17 & 18) in a very big way – 600 square feet of the festival grounds are all ours. You'll find us anchoring a village of local businesses – right inside the main festival gate!

Super Kubb Tee

Mon. Jul. 6th, 2015  |  Local Store Shopkeep

Just in time for the US National Kubb Championship – held every July here in Eau Claire – The Local Store has released what we feel is one of the very coolest kubb shirts in the world – yes world! By city decree, Eau Claire is the "Kubb Capital of North America" and The Local Store has always been ...

The Local Store's 4th Anniversary Sale Weekend!

Wed. Jun. 17th, 2015  |  Local Store Shopkeep

Join us Friday and Saturday (June 26 and 27) for a sale in celebration of The Local Store's 4th Anniversary! We'll have fun stuff and great deals going on all weekend! Receive 10-25% OFF storewide AND receive a $5 gift card when you spend $50 or more. See you there!

Behold: The Local Store's New 'Local Legends' Tee

Fri. Jun. 12th, 2015  |  Local Store Shopkeep

You! It was all you! You voted in The Local Store's most recent Local Legends poll to create limited-edition, vintage-style tees featuring the logos of famous former area businesses – the ones we all know and love. Our past winners include Kerm's, Woo's Pagoda, and London Square. Well ...

Wisconsin Bike Week 2015 at The Local Store

Wed. Jun. 3rd, 2015  |  Local Store Shopkeep

This year, the Wisconsin Bike Fed switched it up a bit in regards to their routine event schedule. Their annual Bike to Work Week, usually held in mid-May, has transformed into "Wisconsin Bike Week" taking place from June 6–13 to celebrate all things cycling ...

Get Some Wisconsin on You

Wed. May. 27th, 2015  |  Local Store Shopkeep

New at The Local Store! These pendants take your favorite homey locations or phrases and captures them in a classic vintage-style pendant with a 24" chain. Choose from various maps of Wisconsin and ...

In The Local Store: Perry & Butler

Wed. May. 20th, 2015  |  by Local Store Shopkeep

May turned into a huge month for the Chippewa Valley lit scene, with many new titles released, including Michael Perry's first foray into adult fiction – The Jesus Cow – and a collection of short stories from Nickolas Butler – Beneath the Bonfire. The Local Store is stocked up these new titles, plus both authors' previous bestsellers.

You Can't Loozie with These Koozies

Tue. Apr. 28th, 2015  |  by Local Store Shopkeep

Wisconsinites tend to keep a drink in hand. If that's the case for you, showing your Sconnie pride whilst keeping your drink cold, insulated, and in style has never been easier. Just slip your beverage into one these knit, one-size-fits-all koozies featuring some fantastic home-y designs. $12 each!

Light It Up

Tue. Apr. 21st, 2015  |  Local Store Shopkeep

New at The Local Store – locally made candles in a variety of shapes, sizes, and scents! Local candle-maker Laurie shares,"Making candles has been a passionate hobby and given me a creative outlet for over forty years. It's great to be able share my products with you and The Local Store!"

Snuggle Time at The Local Store!

Thu. Apr. 9th, 2015  |  Local Store Shopkeep

These adorable bear, fox, and piglet friends are cuddly and individually handmade with up-cycled materials right here in Eau Claire, Wisconsin by Kristi at kiki b omi designs – from her home to yours. Children, adults, and Wisconsinites ...

Wisconsin Cracks Open a Cold One

Tue. Mar. 31st, 2015  |  Local Store Shopkeep

This 6.5" x 7" Wisconsin Bottle Opener is handmade right up north – from American Pine with a sturdy, cast iron "Open Here" mount. And it's one of our most popular new items at The Local Store! It shows off your love for Wisconsin, but ...

Keep the Vino Fresh with Wisco Wine Stoppers

Sun. Mar. 22nd, 2015  |  Local Store Shopkeep

Have you ever wished you could show off your Wisconsin or Eau Claire pride atop your wine bottle? Well now you can with these new Eau Claire and Wisconsin bottle stoppers from The Local Store. Designed in-house by the V1 staff and produced ...

Eau Claire Birthday Sale Weekend: March 19-21

Mon. Mar. 16th, 2015  |  Local Store Shopkeep

Eau Claire's Official Birthday is March 19 and we're turning 143! Join us at The Local Store and Volume One Gallery for a weekend of sales and events celebrating our great city.

Eating Local With Your Little One

Sat. Mar. 14th, 2015  |  Local Store Shopkeep

This adorable Eat Local Bib was made right here in Wisconsin by family-run company Midwest Family Life. The delightful baby bib features our beloved home state and a favorite phrase of ours: “eat local.” The fabric is 100% organic cotton with ...

Aero Flynn Releases Self-Titled Debut

Tue. Mar. 10th, 2015  |  Local Store Shopkeep

More than a decade ago, Josh Scott and Amateur Love were a vital part of the Eau Claire music scene. Aero Flynn marks his official return, and those who have waited for more of Scott's songwriting will not be disappointed. The nine song album was ...

Kids Think Plaid Is Rad

Mon. Mar. 2nd, 2015  |  Local Store Shopkeep

Keep your little Wisconsinite warm & cozy this winter in this adorable red plaid hat and mitten set - complete with Northwoods pride and tiny bear tracks. The super soft 100% polyester micro-fiber suede and faux shearling lining ...