7pm Wed. Dec. 13

Let's be Honest: Holiday Heroics

Let's be Honest is Volume One's popular storytelling series, where some of the area's best writers and yarn spinners, take to the mic for a night of personal stories told live. Each night multiple storytellers muse on a common theme and an open mic follows. Tonight's theme, Holiday Heroics, features stories of yuletide successes and holly jolly failures. Speakers are TBA.

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Dec. 14

The Maker Market

Join us in the Volume One Gallery for 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. 15

Jingle Jams: LASKA

Songwriting sisters Hannah, Bex, and Mookie (LASKA) weave influences of alternative, Americana, and desert rock with raw emotions in their songs. Join them in the Volume One gallery as part of our annual Jingle Jams series.

10am Sat. Dec. 16

Saturday Morning Kids Series with Jeanne Styczinski

Each Saturday morning we will have a special guest on hand to read a story or two in the V1 Gallery. Afterwards kids can pick from a handful of local coloring pages to color here or at home and enter to win a $50 Local Store Gift Card. After kids turn in their drawings, they will be up on Volumeone.org/store for public voting.

3pm Sat. Dec. 16

An Evening with Molly Patterson, author of Rebellion

Join UWEC professor Molly Patterson for a reading from her debut novel, Rebellion. Patterson is a Puschart Prize winning writer for her short fiction, and her first novel has drawn tremendous early praise. Patterson will be reading from the book, taking questions, and signing copies at The Local Store.

7pm Sat. Dec. 16

Jingle Jams: Bri Murphy

Bri Murphy is an Eau Claire native now based in Nashville who has toured all over the U.S., Canada, and Japan as a fiddle player. Join them in the Volume One gallery as part of our annual Jingle Jams series.

9am-4pm Sun. Dec. 17

Snacktime Sundays

Enjoy complimentary hot cider and cocoa and cookies all afternoon.

7pm Wed. Dec. 20

Bedtime Stories Under The Willow Tree

Come join local author, Ava Gustafson, as she reads from her books, Willow and Willow's New Friend. Wear your favorite soft P.J.'s, bring a cuddly stuffed friend and sip hot cocoa or cider. Be whisked away as she sits under her make shift willow tree and reads some of your favorites too.

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Dec. 21

The Maker Market

Join us in the Volume One Gallery for 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. 22

Jingle Jams: Red Tide Duo

Inspired by the sweet lullabies of the ebb and flow of the ocean, Red Tide offers contemporary, soulful listening. Join them in the Volume One gallery as part of our annual Jingle Jams series.

6:30pm Sat. Dec. 23

Joy to the Word: A Holiday-themed Evening of Song and Stories

Join authors and storytellers from the Chippewa Valley Writers Guild and the Ukelele Club for a holiday themed evening of song and stories in the V1 Gallery. Music will begin at 6:30pm with stories stories to follow closer to 7pm.

3pm Sat. Jan. 27

Book Reading & Signing with Don Larson

Areading and signing with local author, Don Larson, one of theforemost Buddy Holly Fans in the world. Don's memoirs discuss his viewing of Holly's performance at the Fournier's Ballroom in Eau Claire on Jan 26th, 1959, one week before the fatal plane crash.

10am-2pm Sat. Feb. 10

Social Media for Writers

Will focus on tips and tricks to help you use the most popular social media platforms to promote your writing without burning hours of your precious writing time. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Romance Writer. Speaker: Karissa Zastrow, social media manager for new Chippewa Valley literary journal, Barstow & Grand.


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.