3-4pm Sun. Feb. 26

Eau Claire Coffee Club: Build Your Own Coffee Meeting

Attendees will be able to try their hand at brewing. A variety of different brewers set up at a few stations. Tips and direction will be provided while you brew. Coffee enthusiasts are challenged to hone in on their brewing skills, talk about brewing problems they have at home, and try new methods. Every person goes home with a sample of featured coffee.

6:30-8:30pm Mon. Feb. 27

Spoken Word Workshop & Open Mic - Standup, Storytelling, and Poetry

Join members of Clear Water Comedy, the Chippewa Valley Writers Guild, and Twig magazine for a spoken word workshop and writing session followed an open read and live performances in the V1 gallery. Get some feedback, work on your writing, and fine tune your spoken word skills in a friendly, no-pressure setting with guidance from experienced writers, poets, and comedians.

9am-8pm Fri. Mar. 3

First Friday at the Local Store

Every First Friday of each month, Downtown Eau Claire business stay open late and offer special deals. This Friday, receive a free $5 gift card with a purchase of $30 or more.

3pm Sat. Mar. 4

Becoming Me (...Again) with Tristan C. Szente

La Crosse author Tristan Szente's new book touches on his personal experience with a life-altering motor vehicle accident to almost certain death in a hospital. He was given a second lease on life. While he will be sharing part of his own story, but he would very much love to hear yours as well.

7pm Mon. Mar. 6

Nickolas Butler Book Release: "The Hearts of Men"

Join local author Nickolas Butler for a release and reading of his brand new book "The Hearts of Men" - an epic novel of intertwining friendships and families set in the Northwoods of Wisconsin at a beloved Boy Scout summer camp—from the bestselling author of Shotgun Lovesongs.

7pm Thu. Mar. 9

Eau Claire Music School's Songwriters in the Round

Join local musicians in a supportive setting in the Local Store gallery to develop your craft by sharing your songs and the stories behind them. Fuel your inspiration by interacting with other artists. Hosted by Deirdre Jenkins, a longtime singer/songwriter in the Nashville music scene. Sponsored by the Eau Claire Music School.

6:30-8:30pm Fri. Mar. 10

Opening Reception: "The Meeting Place" by Marc Anderson

Marc's main purpose with his work is to describe light and how its relationship with the surrounding subject matter. This pursuit has led to expressive landscapes and diner scenes as well as still-lifes and figure paintings.

2pm Sat. Mar. 11

Grown Local, Going National: A “Cheeseheads” Documentary Celebration

To celebrate Wisconsin born filmmaker John Mitchell’s “Cheeseheads” documentary going nationwide, join us for a celebration of all things local at The Local Store. Meet local artists, authors, and filmmakers, including John and get your signed copy of the DVD. Free, local refreshments available plus enter a raffle to win local goods - all proceeds to The Confluence Project.

4pm Sat. Mar. 11

Grown Local, Going National: A “Cheeseheads” Documentary Celebration

To celebrate Wisconsin born filmmaker John Mitchell’s “Cheeseheads” documentary going nationwide, join us for a celebration of all things local at The Local Store. Meet local artists, authors, and filmmakers, including John and get your signed copy of the DVD. Free, local refreshments available plus enter a raffle to win local goods - all proceeds to The Confluence Project.

9am-9pm Fri. Mar. 17

Eau Claire's Birthday Sale Weekend!

All weekend receive 15% OFF ALL "Eau Claire" apparel, art, things, and books at The Local Store! Eau Claire's Official Birthday is March 19 and we're turning 145! Join us at The Local Store and Volume One Gallery for a weekend of sales and events celebrating our great city.

9am-9pm Sat. Mar. 18

Eau Claire's Birthday Sale Weekend!

All weekend receive 15% OFF ALL "Eau Claire" apparel, art, things, and books at The Local Store! Eau Claire's Official Birthday is March 19 and we're turning 145! Join us at The Local Store and Volume One Gallery for a weekend of sales and events celebrating our great city.

3pm Sat. Mar. 18

Postcards from the Past: Then & Now Pictures of Eau Claire

Join author/photographer David Tank for a behind-the-scenes look at the making of his latest book “Postcards from the Past: Then & Now Pictures of Eau Claire, Wisconsin.” David will show pictures and tell stories about rephotographing the historic scenes. An opportunity to discover and reminisce about Eau Claire’s past.

9am-4pm Sun. Mar. 19

Eau Claire's Birthday Sale Weekend!

All weekend receive 15% OFF ALL "Eau Claire" apparel, art, things, and books at The Local Store! Eau Claire's Official Birthday is March 19 and we're turning 145! Join us at The Local Store and Volume One Gallery for a weekend of sales and events celebrating our great city.

11am Sun. Mar. 19

Film Screening: Our Town Eau Claire in the Volume One Gallery

In celebration of Eau Claire's 145th birthday weekend, join us for a screening of Our Town Eau Claire. This film originally created by Eau Claire Community Television visits various places and businesses around a mid-20th century Eau Claire and shares some our community's great history.

7-9pm Fri. Mar. 24

Upright Figurine "How To Drown" Record Release Party

Upright Figurine will be celebrating the release of their new album "How To Drown". There will be a listening session to hear the new album in it's entirety, and discuss the making of it, a couple of live acoustic performances, and copies of the album for sale.

10am Sat. Mar. 25

Julie Bowe Book Release: Big & Little Questions

Join local children's author Julie Bowe for a reading of her brand new middle-grade novel, Big & Lttle Questions (According to Wren Jo Byrd) - "A warm and rewarding story about dealing with change." --Publishers Weekly, starred review. Free refreshments and a make-n-take craft for kids!

noon-6pm Sat. Mar. 25

Supplier & Product Pitch Day at The Local Store

Calling All Makers. Do you make any finished products you think would be a great addition to The Local Store? Or do you have the skills and the tools, but are open to ideas for what to create? We want to talk to you! By appointment only. At your appointment, please have basic pricing, cost, and production time information ready to share, as well as samples of work to leave behind.

6:30-8:30pm Mon. Mar. 27

Spoken Word Workshop & Open Mic - Standup, Storytelling, and Poetry

Join members of Clear Water Comedy, the Chippewa Valley Writers Guild, and Twig magazine for a spoken word workshop and writing session followed an open read and live performances in the V1 gallery. Get some feedback, work on your writing, and fine tune your spoken word skills in a friendly, no-pressure setting with guidance from experienced writers, poets, and comedians.

10am Sat. Apr. 1

Electric Angel Takes Flight: Children's Picture Book Launch Party

Celebrate National Children's Book Day by listening to a reading of a hot-off-the-press picture book, Electric Angel, and meeting the creators: Eau Claire author Nanci Mortimer and Milwaukee illustrator Della Wells. Signed copies will be available for purchase. Bring the kids for refreshments, drawings, and prizes.

6:30-8:30pm Fri. Apr. 7

Thought For Food Transcontinental Bicycle Fundraising Tour: Raffle and Presentation

Please attend this community engagement event to fundraise for Save the Children, an international aid organization that feeds starving children in Syria and learn about local community member. Matt Boelter’s bike fundraising tour across the United States. There will be a raffle held with 100 percent of the donations going to starving Syrian children. Everyone is welcome.

7pm Tue. Apr. 18

Pan Africa: Across The Sahara in 1941 With PAN AM

During WWII, 1500 U.S. civilians, employees of Pan Am, went to Africa to fly transport aircraft, ferry war-planes, and establish air routes to Africa, Europe, and Asia battle-fronts. Their work was vital to Allied victories. Eau Claire author Tom Culbert will discuss his book on the subject, followed by a singing.

7pm Thu. Apr. 20

Eau Claire Music School's Songwriters in the Round

Join local musicians in a supportive setting in the Local Store gallery to develop your craft by sharing your songs and the stories behind them. Fuel your inspiration by interacting with other artists. Hosted by Deirdre Jenkins, a longtime singer/songwriter in the Nashville music scene. Sponsored by the Eau Claire Music School.

6:30-8:30pm Mon. Apr. 24

Spoken Word Workshop & Open Mic - Standup, Storytelling, and Poetry

Join members of Clear Water Comedy, the Chippewa Valley Writers Guild, and Twig magazine for a spoken word workshop and writing session followed an open read and live performances in the V1 gallery. Get some feedback, work on your writing, and fine tune your spoken word skills in a friendly, no-pressure setting with guidance from experienced writers, poets, and comedians.

7pm Thu. May. 18

Eau Claire Music School's Songwriters in the Round

Join local musicians in a supportive setting in the Local Store gallery to develop your craft by sharing your songs and the stories behind them. Fuel your inspiration by interacting with other artists. Hosted by Deirdre Jenkins, a longtime singer/songwriter in the Nashville music scene. Sponsored by the Eau Claire Music School.


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.