6-9pm Fri. Oct. 20

The Night Market

Each night, features 4-6 different local makers' information and products in the Volume One Gallery. A fire pit in our courtyard area, local food trucks, a featured acoustic performer, and hot cider and snack samples. All regular merch is 15% during the Night Market.

noon-4pm Sun. Oct. 22

Chippewa Valley Book Festival: Tables of Content Book Fair

The Chippewa Valley Book Festival will host its first Book Fair. Browse books, meet authors during signings, and snack on some food from locals Bomb Tacos. Receive 15% off your purchase at The Local Store when you purchase a book from the book fair. Twig will host a zine-making table at the Oxbow Gallery, and Dotters Books will hold a pop-up at Red's Mercantile.

6:30pm Tue. Oct. 24

Being an Artrepreneur in the Chippewa Valley: A Free Community Conversation

Whether you’re new to the arts community or you’ve been putting your creative touches on the area for years, this event is for you. Come together with fellow artrepreneurs and community members to learn from one another as you share the successes and challenges of the profession. Light refreshments will be provided.

7pm Thu. Oct. 26

Chippewa Valley Book Festival: Barstow & Grand Debut Reading

The debut reading will feature several fiction, nonfiction, and poetry authors whose work appears in issue one, and a discussion of the publication process with the editors. Stop down to pick up an issue, hear some incredible writing, and help B&G thank everyone who worked so hard to bring this project to life. With cake.

7-9pm Fri. Oct. 27

Monsters In The Hallway Reading/Signing with Jim Kosmo

Eau Claire native Jim Kosmo’s new fictional novel draws upon his family’s struggles in the 1950s when his father tried to kill the family and was sent to an insane asylum. The novel opens with a murdered Boy Scout, a missing choir girl, and an escaped mental patient—all on the same night. Join him for a reading & signing in the Volume One Gallery.

3-4pm Sat. Oct. 28

Book Release for Uncle Eggbert’s Egg Book

Join David Tank for an entertaining launch of “Uncle Eggbert’s Egg Book,” a quirky and eccentric cookbook for those who have backyard chickens or simply enjoy cooking with eggs. David will share what he’s learned from raising backyard chickens, offer tips and tricks about using the eggs they provide, and even provide a bit of live music.

7-8:30pm Tue. Nov. 7

Stacey Heward’s Chippewa Valley Debut

Join us in the V1 Gallery to give a big welcome to a new singer/songwriter in the Chippewa Valley. Stacey and local musician Steve Szydel will share their original songs and stories.

7pm Wed. Nov. 8

Michael Perry Release Event: Two New Books

Join local author Michael Perry for a reading and release of two new titles, "Montaigne in Barn Boots" and "Danger: Man Working." Book signing to follow.

9am-9pm Sat. Nov. 11

Student Appreciation Day

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2pm Sat. Nov. 11

The Driftless Reader

Brings together more than 80 selected readings from and about the unique Driftless Area of Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, and Illinois, providing a literary portrait of the landscape, its history, and its people. Editors Curt Meine and Keefe Keeley have supplemented these readings with a selection of maps, paintings, photographs, and other images depicting the region’s special character.

10am Sat. Dec. 2

Saturday Morning Kids Series

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.

9am-4pm Sun. Dec. 3

Snacktime Sundays

Enjoy complimentary hot cider and cocoa and cookies all afternoon.

7pm Wed. Dec. 6

Let's be Honest: In the Cold

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 is "In the Cold".

10am Sat. Dec. 9

Saturday Morning Kids Series

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.

9am-4pm Sun. Dec. 10

Snacktime Sundays

Enjoy complimentary hot cider and cocoa and cookies all afternoon.

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.

10am Sat. Dec. 16

Saturday Morning Kids Series

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.

9am-4pm Sun. Dec. 17

Snacktime Sundays

Enjoy complimentary hot cider and cocoa and cookies all afternoon.

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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.