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 ...

The Local Store takes home two awards!

Thu. Feb. 26th, 2015  |  Local Store Shopkeep

Last night (Feb. 25), The Local Store took home two awards at Downtown Eau Claire, Inc.'s annual awards banquet. It was an honor to be nominated along with so many other fantastic local businesses, shops, and individuals.

S. Carey Releases Super New Supermoon EP

Tue. Feb. 24th, 2015  |  Local Store Shopkeep

Local singer, songwriter, and jack-of-all-instruments Sean Carey is back with a fresh take on older material! Recorded during the supermoon of August 2014, this six-song EP is a stripped down exploration of songs from S. Carey's first two ...

WI Trinket Box: Sconnie Style Storage

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

New at The Local Store and adorned with vintage Wisconsin imagery like cows, wood violets, and our state seal, this functional Wisconsin Trinket box is equipped to hold all your favorite goodies. Whether its jewelry, knick knacks, or trinkets ...

A Stately Skillet

Wed. Feb. 4th, 2015  |  Local Store Shopkeep

Wisconsin-shaped food enthusiasts rejoice! This heavy duty Wisconsin Shaped Cast Iron Skillet is the real deal. This already seasoned high quality ironware will last you your whole sweet-n-savory Wisconsin life. It also looks tasty just hanging ...

Pretty, Pretty Stoneware

Thu. Jan. 22nd, 2015  |  Local Store Shopkeep

These beautiful stoneware pieces are designed in-house and made in Wisconsin by our local partner, Sunset Hill Stoneware. They’re hand-thrown pottery pieces that are hand-adhered, hand-dipped in glaze, and … well you get it – completely made by hand.

Get the Pack on Your Back

Thu. Jan. 15th, 2015  |  Local Store Shopkeep

What’s that you say? You’ve been looking for a Packers t-shirt that's light on the logo and heavy on the skull? Well, these Wiskullsin tees command you to stop looking.

The 'Homegrown' Print

Fri. Jan. 9th, 2015  |  Local Store Shopkeep

One of our favorite new products this winter, the Wisconsin Homegrown Print was designed in-house by Volume One's designers and printed locally by the capable hands of Ambient Inks. Show off your home-state pride with this woodgrain ode to ...

Seeking Part-Time Associates for The Local Store

Wed. Jan. 7th, 2015

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 best stores and ...

Violence, Penitence, and the Very Old - The Art of Eric Lee

Fri. Jan. 2nd, 2015  |  Local Store Shopkeep

The latest art exhibition to be hosted at The Local Store and Volume One Gallery features the incredible works of Eau Claire artist Eric Lee. Describing his pieces, Lee says they are "expressions of wonder and empathy at lives I've not lead, at towns