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Tue. Jul. 9th, 2019

Country Jam Celebrates 30 Years With Star-Studded Lineup

Haley Wright, photos by Caitlyn Berlin

This year marks the 30th anniversary of Eau Claire’s own Country Jam music festival. On an annual basis, the festival brings together friends and family to camp and enjoy live performances ...

SpringFest 2019

Mon. Apr. 29th, 2019

SpringFest took place at the Northern WI State Fairgrounds the weekend of April 26-28. The event featured live music all weekend ...

Chippewa Falls 1869: The Musical

Mon. Apr. 1st, 2019

Chippewa Falls 1869: The Musical was staged at The Heyde Center on Thursday, March 28. The Wayward Players celebrated the 150th anniversary of the incorporation of Chippewa Falls by portraying the community’s colorful founders and their true-to-life struggles and adventures.

Thu. Aug. 9th, 2018

FEATURE: The Life and Death and Life of the State Theatre

Tom Giffey, graphic designer by Eric Christenson, photos by Andrea Paulseth, Luong Huynh, Lee Butterworth, Timothy Mather, Caitlyn Berlin, Brandon Jenness, Frank H. Robinson, Kelsey Smith

Once a shuttered movie palace, the State Theatre became a beloved arts center and a key element of Eau Claire's artistic renaissance.

Country Jam 2018

Mon. Jul. 23rd, 2018

Country Jam USA 2018 took place Thursday, July 19 through Saturday, July 21 just outside of Eau Claire and featured country performers such as Blake Shelton, Alabama, Billy Currington, Justin Moore, Dustin Lynch, and more.

Rock Fest 2018

Mon. Jul. 16th, 2018

Rock Fest 2018 took place Thursday, July 12 through Saturday, July 14 in Cadott, Wis. This massive rock n' roll fest featured such artists as Bush, Disturbed, Incubus, and Godsmack, with many other performances throughout the weekend.

The Daily Shakedown

Tue. Jul. 10th, 2018

4 Weekends, 4 Big Music Festivals

Raquel Dorf, Haley Wright, Julia van Allen, Measha Vieth, photos by Caitlyn Berlin, Marcie Pannell

Rock Fest, Country Jam, OneFest, and Blues On The Chippewa are up next. Here are the details ...

Country Fest 2018

Tue. Jun. 26th, 2018

Country Fest 2018 took place June 21-23 in Cadott, Wis., featuring performances by Brantley Gilbert, Kip Moore, Kane Brown, Brad Paisley, Brett Eldredge, Dwight Yoakam, Jason Aldean, Jake Owen, and more.

Country Jam 2017

Wed. Jul. 26th, 2017

Country Jam USA 2017 took place Thursday, July 20 through Saturday, July 22 just outside of Eau Claire and featured country performers such as ...

Tue. Jul. 18th, 2017

4 Family Tips: Set a Strategy to Have Fun and Get Fit

Kim Larsen, photos by Caitlyn Berlin

Carving active family time out of a short Wisconsin summer requires a strategy. Parents have commitments, and your kids may want to hang out with their friends in between summer programs and camps ...

Govin's Lambing Barn 2017

Tue. Apr. 4th, 2017

Govin's motto is, "if it fits in your lap, we will help you hold it." Each spring, the farm outside of Menomonie lets you interact with baby farm animals including lambs, chicks, piglets, goats, alpacas and more ...

Erth's Dinosaur Zoo LIVE

Tue. Apr. 4th, 2017

Erth's Dinosaur Zoo LIVE leads you on a breathtaking tour of pre-historic Australia. Meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of life-like dinosaur puppets presented in an entertaining and educational ...

Wed. Oct. 19th, 2016

Ghoul Is in Session

Tom Giffey, photos by Caitlyn Berlin

Ski Sprites create haunted (school) house for Halloween

Country Jam 2016

Tue. Jul. 26th, 2016

Country Jam USA 2016 took place Thursday, July 21 through Saturday, July 23 outside of Eau Claire and featured country performers such as Florida Georgia Line, The Band Perry, Jake Owen, Thomas Rhett, and Jason Aldean.

Country Fest 2016

Tue. Jun. 21st, 2016

Check out some of the fans and superstars seen at Country Fest 2016 out in Cadott, Wis., June 16-19.

Wed. Jun. 1st, 2016

2016 Music Festivals

V1 Staff, Eric Christenson, photos by Luong Huynh, Caitlyn Berlin

take some of the biggest names in the music industry, and make a weekend of it

Golden Dragon Acrobats @The State Theatre

Tue. Dec. 8th, 2015

The Golden Dragon Acrobats represent the best of a time-honored tradition that began more than twenty-five centuries ago and are recognized throughout the United States and abroad as the premiere Chinese acrobatic touring company of today.

Tue. Nov. 24th, 2015

Red Tape Reduction

Tom Giffey, photos by Caitlyn Berlin

city council streamlines event approval process

Eau Claire County Fair 2015

Mon. Aug. 3rd, 2015

The annual Eau Claire County Fair took place Wednesday, July 29 through Sunday, August 2. Every year it focuses on youth and family-centered fair, with animal judging, 4-H exhibits, low cost games and activities for children, and educational exhibits. Photos are from Wednesday through Friday.

Jay Owenhouse: The Authentic Illusionist

Tue. May. 19th, 2015

On Friday, May 15 the phenomenal authentic illustionist, Jay Owenhouse, performed at the State downtown Eau Claire. The touring Owenhouse show breaks new ground across the nation with a brand new, elaborate stage show that will keep you on the edge ...

Banbury Art Crawl 2015

Tue. Feb. 10th, 2015

The work of local artists, artisans, and entertainers came together at the 6th Annual Banbury Art Crawl. Photos are from Friday, February 6.

Winter After Hours (Jan. 15, 2015)

Tue. Jan. 20th, 2015

The Eau Claire Parks and Recreation Department along with Volume One again presented "Winter After Hours" at Boyd Park on Thursday, Jan 15th. Events included ice skating, snow shoeing, winter kubb, a fire pit, music, and hot drinks. Snowshoe and ...