Events For 07/16/2016

Sat. Jul. 16

Northern Wisconsin State Fair 2016

Annual fair with livestock, crafts, homemaking and educational exhibits, and outstanding 4-H displays. More than a mile of midway thrills, great food stands, and free grandstand entertainment.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Sat. Jul. 16

Rock Fest 2016

A massive rock n' roll festival featuring national and international performers. There will be tons of performances and exhibitions at various other stages and venues of the park.  Thursday's main stage lineup includes: Art of Dying,…

Rock Fest Grounds 24447 County Hwy S, Cadott

Cost: See website for ticket packages and prices

7:30am-1pm Sat. Jul. 16

Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market

Seasonal, locally grown vegetables and fruits, plus baked goods, dairy products, meat, honey, maple syrup, flowers, and more. An art market featuring local artists appears most Saturdays throughout the season.

Phoenix Park Pavilions Riverfront Terr., Eau Claire

Age: All ages

8am-1pm Sat. Jul. 16

Art Market of Menomonie

Open art market to showcase local artists, artisans, and crafters.

Wilson Park Wilson Ave and 8th St, Menomonie

Cost: FREE to attend

Age: All Ages

8am-2pm Sat. Jul. 16

Eau Claire Farmers Market - Gordy's on Hamilton

Fresh and organic vegetables, flowers, herbs, and ornamental plants. Locally grown produce in season. Plenty of close parking and we will be happy to carry your purchases to the car if required.

Gordy's Market - Hamilton Ave 3310 E Hamilton Ave., Eau Claire

8am-11pm Sat. Jul. 16

Clearwater Con

Eau Claire's own tabletop gaming convention is back. Two full days of tabletop role-playing games, board games, and collectible card games. Vendors, artists, panels, and more. If you love gaming, this is your best weekend of fun in the Chippewa Valley. Pre-register and sign up for your games, or walk-in and sign up at the convention.

Cost: $30

Age: Ages 8+

8:30am-1pm Sat. Jul. 16

Menomonie Farmer’s Market

Since 2000, this market has seen a remarkable growth in participation and sales. Farmer participation has increased from an average of 3-4 vendors in past seasons to 20 vendors at the peak of the summer harvest. A typical market day this past season had 15-20 farmers selling everything from vegetables to fruit, eggs, meats and handmade crafts.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main St. East, Menomonie

Age: all ages

9-10am Sat. Jul. 16

High 5 Free Yoga

No experience necessary. Connect with the Chippewa Valley Yoga community. We offer a gentle all levels accessible practice. Bring a mat, a towel or feel free just to practice on the fresh grass. Thank you to Volume One & Tangled Up in Hue's Artists market.

Phoenix Park - In front of the RCU building, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9-10:30am Sat. Jul. 16

Taste the Marieke Gouda Tour Experience

Enjoy a 1.5 hour guided tour of our barn, milking parlor and cheese making process. Sample 3 award winning Marieke Gouda cheeses at the end of the tour. 10% discount on all purchases in our store (excl. café). No appointments necessary. Same tour starts also at 1 pm every day except Sundays

Marieke Gouda and Penterman farm 200 W Liberty Drive, Thorp

Cost: $10/adults; $5/kids 6-12; FREE for kids 5 and under

Age: All Ages

9am-5pm Sat. Jul. 16

Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga Classes

Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Yoga classes offered by Sandy LaValley. Learn paddling skills then anchor for yoga vinyasa/poses. Adult and Kids/Family classes available.

Mt. Simon Park - Boat Launch 100 Addison Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $15-30; register online

Age: Age 8+

10am Sat. Jul. 16

Everything You Need to Know About Lawn Care Class

This class will cover everything from traditional lawn care practices to organic methods. We will start with the basics and open it up to questions at the end to make sure everyone takes something away from this class.

Down To Earth Garden Center 6025 Arndt Ln., Eau Claire

10am-5pm Sat. Jul. 16

43rd Annual Stockholm Art Fair

The 43rd annual Stockholm Art Fair will be held Saturday, July 16, 2016 from 10am to 5pm in beautiful Stockholm, Wisconsin Village Park. Original art and fine crafts will be exhibited come rain or shine. The art fair has been a ‘happening’ in Stockholm for 43 years now and is an event that people from a wide area look forward to year after year.

Stockholm Village Park State Highway 35, Stockholm

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-3pm Sat. Jul. 16

Wilson Place Mansion Turn of the Century Pets Exhibit

Join us at Wilson Place Mansion, home of Menomonie's founding families, for our summer exhibit: Turn of the Century Pets. Learn all about how animals went from working for us to being beloved family members. We are exploring this topic from the 1870's through to the 1930's. Come hear stories and see amazing pictures and artifacts from Dunn County.

Wilson Place Mansion 101 Wilson Circle, Menomonie

Cost: $5 Adults $3 Kids 12 and under

Age: All Ages

10am Sat. Jul. 16

Musik Makers: Early Childhood Music Class

Introduces young students the enjoyment and benefits of music in a relaxed and fun social setting. Through crafts, songs, dances, and musical instruments, students will develop musical knowledge and skills. Meets three weeks each month. Drop-ins welcome. See full schedule online.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $20 for 3 classes in advance, $8 weekly drop-in (discounts for siblings)

11am-3pm Sat. Jul. 16

Beaver Creek Reserve's Butterfly House

Come out of your chrysalis and spread your wings. The Butterfly House provides an opportunity to see a variety of native Wisconsin butterflies in their natural environment.

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Cty Rd. K, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE for BCR members, Non-members: Adults $3, Kids (ages 2-15) $1

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Sat. Jul. 16

The New Medicine Art Exhibit

This New Medicine restores vigor and vitality and is one continuous round of pleasure with 40 marvelous artworks from 10 artists. This medicine goes down easy with over 40 artworks from 10 juried artists speaking about healing and rebellion against negative connotations to medicine through sheer beauty and truth.

Galaudet Gallery 618 S. Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1pm Sat. Jul. 16

Eau Claire Cavaliers Baseball

Come see a hometown baseball game. May 22, 1pm vs. Haugen Knights May 25, 1pm vs. Whitehall Wolves May 28, 7:30pm vs. Tony Hayshakers May 29, 1pm vs. Coon Valley Blues  May 30, 1pm vs. Sparta Miller June 10, 7:30pm vs. Prescott…

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 adults; $1 students 18 & under; children 5 & under FREE; season ticket options available

Age: All ages

1-3pm Sat. Jul. 16

Herbalists in the Park

Two presentations for the price of 1. Learn from Kerri Kiernan and Erin LaFaive for this 2 hour event. Calming Herbs for Everyday Use and Walkin’ on the Wild Side!” 5 Weeds for Health. Registration required either online or by phone.

Forest Street Park 910 Forest St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20/person & sliding scale available

Age: 18+

1-4pm Sat. Jul. 16

3rd Annual "Party for a Cure" at Lake Hallie Memory Care

Fundraiser to support Alzheimer's and Dementia research. Enjoy a meal and release a purple balloon in honor, or memory, of a loved one with Alzheimer's or dementia. There will also be drawings for prizes from local businesses beginning at 3PM, as well as games, a cake walk, face painting, and music.

Lake Hallie Memory Care 4407 124th Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: All proceeds go to the Alzheimer's Association. Meal is $6 per person. Tickets for games and drawings are $1 per ticket.

Age: All Ages

3pm Sat. Jul. 16

Clear Water Chamber Players

Conductor-less group of musicians dedicated to providing professional performances of chamber music works to our community. Clear Water Chamber Players 2016 Season features works by Viotti, Piazzola, Dvorak, Ravel, Haydn, Telemann, Schoenfield, Bach, Mozart, and Shostakovich.

First Presbyterian Church 2112 Rudolph Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 Adult, $5 Student

Age: All Ages

3-7pm Sat. Jul. 16

Star Wars X-Wing Miniatures Event

Love Star Wars? Join others that do too and play a game where you get to control your favorite starfighters in space battles! Exclusive promo cards will be awarded along with X-Wing Miniatures ships in this 100 point squadron tournament with 60 minute rounds.

Heroes Welcome 424 Main St E, Menomonie

Age: $10

4-8pm Sat. Jul. 16


Join Crowdedheads at Ted's Timberlodge for some afternoon sun, fun and rock-n-roll.

Ted's Timber Lodge 26064 Cty Hwy M, Holcombe

4-5:30pm Sat. Jul. 16

Quidditch 101

The Augusta Public Library invites teens, ages 11 to 18 to come learn the basics of Muggle Quidditch. Created in 2006 at Middlebury College, Quidditch is now a real sport that is enjoyed around the world. Pre-Registration is required! For more information, use contact information above.

Augusta High School E19320 Bartig Rd., Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 11+

5-9pm Sat. Jul. 16

Fundraiser for Myron Buchholz

Buchholz is a democratic congressional primary candidate. This musical event/fundraiser will feature Buchholz, along with music from Justin Jay Arnold, Larry Heagle, Lucas Fischer, Greg Gilbertson and Brian Bethke.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: Donations Accepted

6:30pm Sat. Jul. 16

Paint and Sip @ Cheers Pablo

A social art event where you paint a canvas selected for that class. Classes generally last 2 to 3 hours. Come alone, bring a friend, or fill an entire class with friends. No experience necessary. Selected canvases for each class available online, or choose one from the gallery.

Cheers Pablo 2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

Age: 21+

7-10pm Sat. Jul. 16

Thea Ennen

Singer-songwriter, Thea Ennen, is an artist in every sense of the word. Praised as a prime songwriter by reviewers nationwide for her rootsy and thought provoking offerings, Ennen’s topics range from mytho-poetic meditation, to human drama and stories captured in melodic snapshots.

Acoustic Cafe - Eau Claire 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Jul. 16

The Tallest Man on Earth Concert

Features Eau Claire natives guitarist Mike Noyce (Bon Iver), pianist/pedal-steel player Ben Lester (S. Carey) and drummer Zack Hanson. On their Dark Bird Tour, they'll play from their latest album recorded in Justin Vernon's April Base Studios in Fall Creek, WI. Expect the loudest and proudest sounds yet, but also the softest and the lowest. For first time The Man is bringing a band to the stage with him.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $30 advance, $32 at the door

8-10pm Sat. Jul. 16

Hobbs Observatory Astronomical Series

Come learn about the stars, planets, nebula, galaxies and other wonders of the night sky as members of the Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society present monthly programs on various astronomical topics. Programs run approximately 45min. Check the CVAS website for this month's topic and age appropriateness. The observatory will be open for observing following the program if skies are clear.

Hobbs Observatory S1 County Hwy K, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE - donations accepted

Age: All Ages

9pm Sat. Jul. 16

Music/Karaoke at Hallie Bar & Grill

Drink, sing, and be merry. Music, music videos, and karaoke go until close. Happy Hour prices start at midnight. Fun, relaxed atmosphere.

Hallie Bar & Grill 1713 Hwy OO, Chippewa Falls

10pm Sat. Jul. 16

Observing The Night Sky with Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society

(CVAS) hosts public observing at Hobbs Observatory in the Beaver Creek Reserve every clear Saturday from through October. Observing starts approximately one hour after sunset for about two hours. Look through telescopes and see galaxies, nebula, star clusters, colorful double stars, and much more.

Hobbs Observatory S1 County Hwy K, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE, donations accepted

Age: All ages

Ongoing Events For 07/16/2016

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Events with Tickets