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Wed. Sep. 14th, 2011

Upcoming Art Cartel Even Benefits Humane Association

Kaitlyn Heisick

Love animals? Love art? Then come out to Racy’s on Saturday, September 24 for A Day for the Animals, an art event hosted by The Art Cartel and the Eau Claire County Humane Association.

Tue. Sep. 13th, 2011

Poetry Event Honors Release of Calendar

Kaitlyn Heisick

If you’re a Chippewa Valley poetry lover, we’ve finally got an event for you. The Harmony Corner Café is hosting a poetry reading on Friday, September 30 to celebrate the 26th anniversary of the Wisconsin Poets’ Calendar.

Mon. Aug. 29th, 2011

Pixies, Romance, and More

Kaitlyn Heisick, photos by Andrea Paulseth

the fantasy novel debut of local writer Megan Curd

Wed. Aug. 3rd, 2011

FEATURE: Tube Town

Trevor Kupfer, Kaitlyn Heisick, Eric Rasmussen, Frank Smoot, photos by V1 Staff & Contributors

The Chippewa Valley has a massive inner-tube floating scene, and this guide breaks down the local origin of the activity, what the big annual events are all about, the economic impact of it, plus what you need, where to go, and how to do it right.

Mon. Aug. 1st, 2011

Sugar High

Kaitlyn Heisick, photos by Andrea Paulseth

a local short film called Sugar Mountain

Mon. Jul. 18th, 2011

Buzz Cuttin' Contest

Kaitlyn Heisick

debut event is a four-day woodcutting chainsaw throwdown

Sun. Jul. 17th, 2011

Clean Green

Kaitlyn Heisick

substitute noxious chemicals with homemade concoctions

Thu. Jun. 23rd, 2011

Eau Claire's New Poet Laureate: Bruce Taylor

Kaitlyn Heisick

For the next two years, Eau Claire’s literary scene will have a pair of seasoned eyes looking over it. Bruce Taylor, UW-Eau Claire professor emeritus of English, was named the new poet laureate by the city council recently. This Brigadier of Books

Mon. Jun. 20th, 2011

Playground Fun Awaits Your Kids This Summer

Kaitlyn Heisick

Do you want your kids outside, involved, and meeting new people this summer? Have no fear, Eau Claire Parks and Recreation is here. The annual ECPR summer playground program began June 13. Playground leaders will direct games, arts and crafts, and

The Daily Shakedown

Mon. Jun. 13th, 2011

Short Drive Concerts (Now-July 31)

Kaitlyn Heisick

Check out this list of big upcoming entertainment options just outside our area. These totally drive-to-able events maybe just thing to scratch your mini-road trip itch. Or, if you just need to get out of town for ...