7-9pm Thu. Apr. 19

A Vocal Anthology: An Open Read

Join community literary journals Barstow & Grand, NOTA, and twig as they host an open read to celebrate National Poetry Month. Anyone and everyone is encouraged to come and enjoy some awesome poetry.

6-9pm Fri. Apr. 20

52nd Street at The Local Store

Friday night at the Eau Claire Jazz Festival celebrates the true culture of jazz as downtown Eau Claire transforms into a jazz nightclub scene. Catch a variety of musical styles all over downtown, including here at in the gallery at The Local Store - come see The Other Brothers from 6-7:30pm and In the Mood from 7:30-9pm.

9am-9pm Sat. Apr. 21

Record Store Day at The Local Store

Celebrate Record Store Day with sales on our CDs and Vinyls and storewide. Receive 15% off your entire purchase when you buy any music and up to 30% off select vinyl. Stop by the gallery as well to catch some local music going on throughout the day from locals: Eduardo Rafael, Savanna Smith, Micah Ryan, Andy Hanson, Nick Foytik, and Dan Colburn.

9am-9pm Sat. Apr. 28

Independent Bookstore Day at The Local Store

Join us Volume One and The Local Store as we celebrate Independent Bookstore Day with sales on our books and storewide! Receive 15% off your entire purchase when you buy any book all day AND stop by the gallery to catch some local authors reading and signing throughout the day. Visits from Priscillaemae Olson, BJ Hollars, Molly Patterson, David Tank, Brian Blakeley, and Chippewa Valley Local Authors Group.

4-5pm Tue. May. 1

Chippewa Valley Tours Ribbon Cutting

Chippewa Valley Tours will provide locals and tourists the opportunity to experience food history and culture in the Chippewa Valley. Our first tour will be the Downtown Eau Claire Food & History Tour. This is a guided, walking tour of the downtown food and beverage scene that will also provide our guests with a history of the area. It's the perfect mix of food, culture and fun!

7pm Sat. May. 5

Parker Reed & Clayton/Konnor from Dissonant Mind

Join Eau Claire singer-songwriter Parker Reed in the Volume One Gallery for his first show featuring Zachary Schreiber on guitar. Opening the show are local favorites from Dissonant Mind, Clayton & Konnor.

7pm Tue. May. 8

Writing Science Fiction Collaboratively with Caroline Akervik

Ruth Rankin and Caroline Akervik are sisters, friends and local coauthors. They share a love of good cheese and Young Adult Fiction. Join them to read and discuss their new Young Adult Science Fiction Novel, Halcyon: A Sentinel Novel.

7pm Thu. May. 10

"The Road South" Reading/Signing with BJ Hollars

Join Hollars for a reading and conversation from his new book, The Road South: Personal Stories of the Freedom Riders. In the summer of 1961, riders--both black and white--boarded interstate buses to test a pair of Supreme Court rulings related to interstate travel.

7pm Fri. May. 11

An Evening with Anjela Wong: Opening Doors Reading & Signing

Opening Doors examines the role and impact of a community-based organization in helping working class immigrant families navigate and negotiate their multiple worlds. Wong will read from the book, take questions, and sign copies. Anjela Wong is Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, where she teaches courses in anti-oppressive and culturally relevant education.

1pm Sun. May. 13

Discourse: Modern Dance & Writing

This three-part event features both modern dance and writing. Each portion begins with a dance performance set to the words of local author BJ Hollars. Following each performance will be a discussion of the creative process, the artistic product, as well as how dance relates to Eau Claire's creative economy. Discussion will be open to questions from the audience.​​

7-8pm Wed. May. 16

Writing With Color: A Writing Workshop With Amanda Zieba

Learn several techniques for bringing your writing to life in full color. Sometimes toying with a variety of creative pursuits can entice the muses to show up in interesting ways. Experiment, play, and paint with words in the company of your fellow word nerds in this one hour workshop led by UWEC grad and self published author, Amanda Zieba.

7pm Tue. Jun. 12

Micah Ryan with Syvers & Andy Hanson

Come out for an intimate evening of music from local singer-songwriters, Micah Ryan and Andy Hanson, who are teaming up with Minneapolis-based indie-folk duo Syvers. Musings generated on the midwest plains of processing and an introspective taste of the human experience, these artists contemplate the dance of dark and light amidst a flickering backdrop of grey.

7pm Tue. Jun. 26

Wisconsin Riffs: The History of Jazz in Wisconsin with Kurt Dietrich

Discover the Wisconsin musicians that made jazz great in the Badger State and around the world with Ripon College music professor Kurt Dietrich. He will share stories of swing-era big band leaders, legendary singers, contemporary jazz rock artists (like Sue Orfield) and hot jazz spots.

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

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