9am-9pm Fri. Nov. 23

Black Friday at The Local Store

Join us for some great deals on Black Friday at The Local Store - shop small! -Receive a 15% OFF One Item coupon with any purchase  -Receive a $10 Local Store Cash Card when you spend $100 or more -20% OFF your entire purchase of $50…

7pm Fri. Nov. 23

Jingle Jams: Hannah Hebl

Hannah Hebl is a singer/songerwiter from Eau Claire. Join her in the Volume One gallery as part of our annual Jingle Jams series.

9am-9pm Sat. Nov. 24

Small Business Saturday at The Local Store

Join us at The Local Store to celebrate Small Business Saturday - shop small! Our special offers include: Receive a 15% OFF One Item coupon with any purchase Receive a $10 Local Store Cash Card when you spend $100 or more 15% OFF your…

7pm Sat. Nov. 24

Jingle Jams: Travis Lee

Travis is a singer/songwriter and plays feel good music. Join her in the Volume One gallery as part of our annual Jingle Jams series.

9am-4pm Sun. Nov. 25

Small Business Saturday Appreciation Sale

In celebration of Small Business Saturday weekend, receive 15% OFF your entire purchase of $40 or more and receive complimentary hot cider, cocoa, and cookies all day!

7pm Fri. Nov. 30

Jingle Jams: The Gossips

Converge Radio dubbed "Eau Claire's Supergroup", The Gossips (Brian Bethke and Nici Peper) draw inspiration out of everything from mysterious happenings at the British Natural History Museum to the monkeys of Zanzibar. Fun/Art Americana.

10am Sat. Dec. 1

Saturday Morning Kids Series: "A Gift For You" Reading

Aa holiday reading of "A Gift for You" children's book (preschool and early primary grades). The book is meant to open the discussion of what is love and how can a child show others love. A portion of the proceeds will go to a children's hospital.

2pm Sat. Dec. 1

Come Home with the Town Kid - Book Reading & Signing

A simpler place and time—growing up in a small town during the 50s and 60s. Local author Gary Porter—the Town Kid—takes you on a sentimental journey down memory lane, enlivened with captivating black-and-white photos from the Sidey Collection®.

7pm Sat. Dec. 1

Jingle Jams: Caitlin McGarvey

Caitlin McGarvey has a knack for penning infectious pop hooks paired with lyrics that reflect on the nostalgic pangs of loss, the pressing darkness of regret, and the compelling thrills of love.

9am-4pm Sun. Dec. 2

Snacktime Sundays

Enjoy complimentary hot cider and cocoa and cookies all afternoon.

7pm Mon. Dec. 3

Maker Workshop: Handpainted Signs with Chicory Lane & Co.

Work with Katie from Chicory Lane & Co. to learn techniques of stenciling and hand lettering to create a custom holiday themed hand painted wood slice sign to take and display at home. Since the wood slices are a natural product, no two will be exactly alike.

7pm Tue. Dec. 4

6x6 Reading Series: "A Light in the Dark"

Welcome to 6x6, a reading series sponsored by the Chippewa Valley Writers Guild and hosted by Jan Carroll. This 6x6 reading features Karen Loeb, Wilma Clark, Sandy Wagner, Frank Fucile, Lindsey Brandrup, and Andrew Patrie. The theme this time will be "A Light in the Dark."

7pm Wed. Dec. 5

Let's be Honest: In the Cold

At Let's Be Honest – V1's grownup storytelling series – some of the area's best writers and yarn-spinners take to the mic for a night of personal stories told live. For each installment, multiple storytellers muse on a common theme, followed by an open mic for the audience. The night's theme is "In the Cold: Winter perils and snowy stuff."

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Dec. 6

The Maker Market

A chance to "Meet the Makers" of goods offered at The Local Store and beyond. Mingle with local woodworkers, craftspeople, and creators that call the Chippewa Valley home. Complimentary cocoa and cider available. 15% OFF storewide from 630-830pm.

7pm Fri. Dec. 7

Jingle Jams: Olive Sings

With a sound made for the back porch Olive Sings blends bluegrass, folk and blues to create a down home sound that is uniquely their own.

10am Sat. Dec. 8

Saturday Morning Kids Series: Santa Claus Then & Now

Join author David Tank for this entertaining look at Santa through the ages. This program will include stories, fun facts, songs and vintage illustrations of the man in red. Tank will also read from his newest middle-grade novel “Secret Santa: The Mystery of the Magic Watch.”

2pm Sat. Dec. 8

Book Reading: "Stoney Lonesome Road" by Rick Pendergast

Rick Pendergast reads from his novel set in western Wisconsin. A retired detective attempts to solve a decades old murder in order to clear the name of the accused who is an old family friend. In addition to the reading the author discusses his life experiences that had an influence on the book.

7pm Sat. Dec. 8

Jingle Jams: Savannah Smith

Eau Claire native Savannah Smith writes catchy folk-pop songs and has recently wrapped up recording on her first full-length album.

9am-4pm Sun. Dec. 9

Snacktime Sundays

Enjoy complimentary hot cider and cocoa and cookies all afternoon.

11:30am Sun. Dec. 9

Plum Season: A Collection of Works by Mary Shaw

This collection of poetry, prose, interviews, and photography is an exercise in reflection on what changes and what stays the same in the spaces that one hopes would never change. Come celebrate Mary's first publication and maybe snag a copy for yourself.

5-6pm Mon. Dec. 10

Local Lit: Off the Page

Readings from various local authors. Local Author, former Eau Claire poet laureate, and Professor Emeritus, Bruce Taylor, has goals to entertain and to expose an audience to a wide variety and diversity of writers from the Chippewa Valley (sometimes beyond): poets, spoken word artists, essayists, fiction writers.

7pm Tue. Dec. 11

Michael Perry Holiday Reading & Signing

Join New York Times bestselling author Michael Perry as he takes over the Volume One Gallery for a special holiday reading, discussion, and book signing. A great opportunity to hear from a local favorite and get books signed as holiday gifts.

7pm Wed. Dec. 12

Let's be Honest: Holiday Heroics

Some of the area's best writers and yarn-spinners take to the mic for a night of personal stories told live. Multiple storytellers muse on a common theme, followed by an open mic for the audience. The night's theme is "Holiday Heroics: Tales of holly jolly successes and failures.”

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Dec. 13

The Maker Market

A chance to "Meet the Makers" of goods offered at The Local Store and beyond. Mingle with local woodworkers, craftspeople, and creators that call the Chippewa Valley home. Complimentary cocoa and cider available. 15% OFF storewide from 630-830pm.

7pm Fri. Dec. 14

Jingle Jams: Billy Krause

Singer/Songwriter Billy Krause has been performing since 1968. His live performance is a combination of his songs and stories cultivated from a life both on the road and growing up in rural Wisconsin.

7pm Sat. Dec. 15

Jingle Jams: Larry Past Trio

Playing a melodic blend of acoustic folk/rock/American mixing select covers and songs off of their CD, Calling, and off of The LP3 EP. Strong vocal harmonies are the hallmark of their sound that comes from years of singing together.

9am-4pm Sun. Dec. 16

Snacktime Sundays

Enjoy complimentary hot cider and cocoa and cookies all afternoon.

7pm Tue. Dec. 18

Cold Cases of West - Central Wisconsin

Robert Dudley will discuss the 1974 stabbing death of Mary Schlais whose body was found in rural Eau Claire, the 1980 shooting of Eau Claire real estate agent Richard Scott, and the mysterious long-term disappearance of Joan Butterbach in 1971.

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Dec. 20

The Maker Market

A chance to "Meet the Makers" of goods offered at The Local Store and beyond. Mingle with local woodworkers, craftspeople, and creators that call the Chippewa Valley home. Complimentary cocoa and cider available. 15% OFF storewide from 630-830pm.

7pm Fri. Dec. 21

Jingle Jams: Mid-Air

Mid Air is Luke and Chelsea, who first met in Eau Claire, WI through a friend and got married six months later. Shortly thereafter they released their first album called, Never Far, which is being streamed all over the world and garnering college radio airplay throughout America.

5-6pm Mon. Feb. 11

Local Lit: Off the Page

Readings from various local authors. Local Author, former Eau Claire poet laureate, and Professor Emeritus, Bruce Taylor, has goals to entertain and to expose an audience to a wide variety and diversity of writers from the Chippewa Valley (sometimes beyond): poets, spoken word artists, essayists, fiction writers.

7pm Mon. Mar. 4

"Little Faith" Release & Signing w/ Nickolas Buter

Join the Local Store for a reading & signing for local author Nickolas Butler's newest novel, Little Faith. In this moving new novel from celebrated author Nickolas Butler, a Wisconsin family grapples with the power and limitations of faith when one of their own falls under the influence of a radical church.

5-6pm Mon. Mar. 11

Local Lit: Off the Page

Readings from various local authors. Local Author, former Eau Claire poet laureate, and Professor Emeritus, Bruce Taylor, has goals to entertain and to expose an audience to a wide variety and diversity of writers from the Chippewa Valley (sometimes beyond): poets, spoken word artists, essayists, fiction writers.

5-6pm Mon. Apr. 8

Local Lit: Off the Page

Readings from various local authors. Local Author, former Eau Claire poet laureate, and Professor Emeritus, Bruce Taylor, has goals to entertain and to expose an audience to a wide variety and diversity of writers from the Chippewa Valley (sometimes beyond): poets, spoken word artists, essayists, fiction writers.

5-6pm Mon. May. 13

Local Lit: Off the Page

Readings from various local authors. Local Author, former Eau Claire poet laureate, and Professor Emeritus, Bruce Taylor, has goals to entertain and to expose an audience to a wide variety and diversity of writers from the Chippewa Valley (sometimes beyond): poets, spoken word artists, essayists, fiction writers.


Interested in hosting either a private or public event at The Local Store & Volume One Gallery?

Email localstore@volumeone.org(localstore (at) volumeone [d0t] org,) for details.