Events For 07/20/2016

Wed. Jul. 20

The Adventurers - Youth Choir Camp

Join two of Eau Claire’s most experienced music educators, Cathy Reitz and Traci Ohlmann, on a journey of global proportions. Students will improve their singing abilities and their appreciation for music in its many forms as they work together. A concert on the last day of camp will showcase what they have learned and help them share it with friends and family. Go online to reserve places and for full schedule information.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $55

Age: 2nd & 3rd grade; 4th-6th grade

Wed. Jul. 20

Cranford Hollow

South Carolina's Cranford Hollow has been touring the southeast for two years (previously know as Cranford & Sons) they now have two albums and many miles under their belt and are looking for westward expansion.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7:30am-1pm Wed. Jul. 20

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-3pm Wed. Jul. 20

Summer Institute 2016 - Eau Claire

From art to animals, math to music, stories to science and so much more, Summer Institute makes learning fun for your elementary age child. Hands-on activities, new friends, and educational enrichment. Visit the Facebook page to stay current on information.

Sam Davey Elementary 3000 Starr Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Contact for cost information

Age: K-5

8am-2pm Wed. Jul. 20

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 - Birch St 2717 Birch St., Eau Claire

9am-noon Wed. Jul. 20

Summer Writing Camp

There are as many ways to tell a story as there are people in this world. Find YOUR creative voice at UW-Eau Claire this summer. You'll choose the track that most interests you: poetry, novels & short stories, creative nonfiction & memoirs, digital composition, or combination of genres.

UW Eau Claire Campus 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: Fee $169 per student - early bird through June 17 $189 per student - after June 17

Age: Grades 6-10

9am-noon Wed. Jul. 20

Materials Engineering: Nano-Medicine Delivery

Nanotechnology is all about matter on a nanometer scale. Did you know that one nanometer is 100,000 times smaller than a human hair? In this course, learn how nanotechnology is revolutionizing our approach to medicine delivery.

UW-Eau Claire Campus 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $169 Early Bird Registration through June 17 $189 Standard Registration after June 17

Age: Grades 6-8

9am-noon Wed. Jul. 20

Love Eau Claire Day Camp

Bring your kids for a summer packed with sports, team building games, crafts, science activities, Bible stories, singing, snacks and even a li'l time for reading. Register online.

Cameron Park 1601 11th St., Eau Claire

Cost: See registration information online.

Age: kids entering 3rd-5th grade

9-10am Wed. Jul. 20

Vinyasa Flow

Come explore your personal edge with movement in a way that allows you to leave class feeling energetic, clear and connected all while strengthening your body and calming your mind.

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness (Next to Saylon 7) 308 N Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 drop-in

Age: Age 15+

9-10:30am Wed. Jul. 20

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

9:30am Wed. Jul. 20

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)

10-11:15am Wed. Jul. 20

Lap Swim

6 lanes available for the morning group, and 2 lanes for the evening shift.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4.25 or Fairfax Season Pass

Age: All Ages

10-11am Wed. Jul. 20

Deep Water Aerobics

Call the Parks & Recreation cancellation line at (715) 839-2913 to find out if a particular class has been cancelled to poor weather conditions.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4.25 or Fairfax Season Pass

Age: All Ages

10am-11:30pm Wed. Jul. 20

Chippewa Valley Museum Summer Classes - Time Travelers

Each 90-minute class features hands-on experiences, as students explore museum exhibits to learn about local culture and heritage in a series of exciting history adventures. Kids can explore a new photo exhibit and meet a professional photographer, learn about area champion athletes and the sport of lacrosse, play the harp, drums, and other instruments with local guest musicians, create your own tiny room box with CVM’s exhibit designer, celebrate community green thumbs at the historic Schlegelmilch House, and solve a live-action exhibit puzzle and enjoy carnival treats.

Chippewa Valley Museum 1204 E. Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $5/class for members, $8/class for non-members; $3/$4 for each additional child

Age: Ages 6-12

10-11:30am Wed. Jul. 20

Kid's Drop-in Art Discovery Centers

Free choice centers that may include Felting, Weaving, Paste-paper collage, stained glass mosaic, fused glass pendants, painting, clay, bisque item painting, handmade book making, yarn “painting”, print making, sun painting, and more. Some projects require multiple visits or additional cost; go online for more information.

Meadowsong Studios E15501 County Road D, Fall Creek

Cost: $15 per session

Age: 8+, under 8 with free adult

10am Wed. Jul. 20

Micon Cinemas Summer Kids Shows: The Peanuts Movie

Life always seems complicated for good ol' Charlie Brown, the boy who always tries his best against seemingly impossible odds. When the Little Red-Haired Girl moves into his neighborhood, Charlie Brown develops a crush on her. Meanwhile, his best friend Snoopy embarks on an epic adventure in a fantasy world. As a World War I flying ace, the lovable beagle pursues his nemesis, the Red Baron, while also trying to win the heart of a beautiful poodle named Fifi.

Micon Cinemas Chippewa Falls 475 Chippewa Mall Dr., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $0.25

Age: All Ages

10-11am Wed. Jul. 20

Heart and Soul Meditation

Each session will begin with a facilitator-led lovingkindness meditation followed by a reflective reading utilizing poetry, essays, prayers and other materials that encourage and inspire us to live a heart-filled life. A time of silence and optional sharing concludes the meditation session.

The Healing Place 1010 Oakridge Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

10am-4pm Wed. Jul. 20

US National Parks Photography Exhibit

Exhibit Photographer Rick Koziel curates a guest exhibit featuring photographs of the United States Wildlife Parks by area photographers.

The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Donations will be accepted

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Wed. Jul. 20

UW-Stout School of Art & Design End of the Year Juried Student Show

The UW-Stout School of Art & Design End of the Year Juried Student Show is an exhibition of student fine art from various disciplines. The show was juried by Professor Emeritus, Paul Delong and will remain up until September 16th.

Furlong Gallery 178 Micheels Hall, UW-Stout, Menomonie

10:15-10:35am Wed. Jul. 20

Bouncing Babies

For pre-walkers, starting at birth. Lap rhymes, songs, stories, parachute games, bubbles and social time for parents and tummy time for babies.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room 400 Eau Claire Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 0-12 months

10:30-11am Wed. Jul. 20

Summer Family Storytime

Bring the whole family for an active half hour of stories, songs, rhymes and movement.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30-11:15am Wed. Jul. 20

Mixed Nuts Family Comedy

Hilarious family comedy. Free tickets are required for entrance and are available one week in advance of performance.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library – Eau Claire Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-10

10:30-11am Wed. Jul. 20

Preschool Music and Spanish

Children can experience the joy of music and movement with Miss Anita and learn Spanish together too. Sing action songs, play instruments, imitate tonal patterns, read stories, do circle dances and dance with scares. You'll be amazed at how much Spanish they learn while making new friends.

Anita's Music and Spanish 6765 189TH ST, CHIPPEWA FALLS

Cost: $6 siblings $4

Age: Ages 1-10

11am-5pm Wed. Jul. 20

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

11am-3pm Wed. Jul. 20

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

11:30am-6pm Wed. Jul. 20

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

11:30am-12:30pm Wed. Jul. 20

Book in the barn

Enjoy book reading on hay bales in our barn. Includes lunch! Grilled cheese sandwich, fries, applesauce and milk

Marieke Gouda and Penterman Farm 200 W Liberty Drive, Thorp

Cost: $5/session or $50

Age: 12 and under

noon-8pm Wed. Jul. 20

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

12:25-1:30pm Wed. Jul. 20

Geocaching

Stick around after our Special Occasion Dining lunch as Steve Bluem, experienced geocaching enthusiast tells us about a new and exciting hobby. Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices.

Augusta Senior and Community Center 616 West Washington St., Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-2:15pm Wed. Jul. 20

Mixed Nuts Family Comedy

Hilarious family comedy. Free tickets are required for entrance and are available one week in advance of performance.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library – Eau Claire Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-10

1:30-3:30pm Wed. Jul. 20

Summer Reading: Roller Skating

Roller skating fun at VisionQuest. Limited number of tickets available the week prior to the event. Transportation will not be provided. Summer Reading 2016 designed for kids in grades K-5.

Visionquest N4439 440th St., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades K-5

2:30-4pm Wed. Jul. 20

Y-Rep Productions: Fractured Fairy Tales

Have you ever wanted to change the outcome of a fairy tale? Do you wonder what would have happened if we heard the Princess and the Pea story from the Pea's perspective or if the three bears and three little pigs swapped living arrangements? This summer, join in as we write our own "fractured" versions of popular fairy tales and children's stories. Everyone who registers will get a part onstage.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $45 Y Members; $60 Community

Age: Ages 8-14

4-7pm Wed. Jul. 20

Waldemar Ager Association Open House

Ager Association members conduct tours in the house and provide background about Waldemar Ager. Owned by the Agers during the first half of the 20th century, the house is a meeting place for members and the general public and is now the repository of a fully catalogued library for research on Nordic languages, cultures, and history.

Ager House 514 W. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-7pm Wed. Jul. 20

Lap Swim

6 lanes available for the morning group, and 2 lanes for the evening shift.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4.25 or Fairfax Season Pass

Age: All Ages

4:30-8pm Wed. Jul. 20

Just Us for Justice Run/ Walk and Fest

Raising awareness and funds for International Justice Mission and Fierce Freedom, fighting human trafficking and slavery globally and locally. Pre-register online, or on race day beginning at 4:30. Kids' race at 6 pm, 2 and 5 mile races at 6:30 pm. Food, treats and crafts available for purchase.

Oak Pavilion, Carson Park 814 Pavilion Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: Spectators FREE, participants suggested donation $15 kids' race, $25 individual, $75 family of 4+

Age: All ages

5-7pm Wed. Jul. 20

Tabletop Wednesdays

Stop in for a quick game, or stay for an evening; featuring a variety of both classics and new favorites. Our game collection has been supplemented by generous donations from several game companies for a wide selection of gaming possibilities.

Augusta Memorial Public Library 113 North Stone St, Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 12+

5-8pm Wed. Jul. 20

Secondhand Hearts

Secondhand Hearts is Marjorie Craemer and Dan Zerr, harmonizing on original compositions as well as tunes from a wide variety of folk, pop, country and Americana artists, featuring guitars, ukulele and harmonica.

O’Neil Creek Winery 15369 82nd St., Bloomer

5:20-6:20pm Wed. Jul. 20

Beginner Belly Dance with Lasa Anahata Tribal

Bringing out the liveliness and fun in everyone, Lasa Anahata Tribal shares our love of American Tribal Style® belly dance in class during this 8 week session. Through a unique teaching style and open, encouraging environment, you are empowered to explore how this dance fits on you.

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness 308 N Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $80 for 8-week session, monthly rates thereafter

Age: 16+ with parental consent

5:30pm Wed. Jul. 20

Family Movie Night

Complimentary light dinner followed by movie/popcorn, 5:30 pm Weds. in June and July. Call church office for specific movie titles and ratings.

Chapel Heights United Methodist Church 300 E. Hamilton Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Rated G-PG

6-9pm Wed. Jul. 20

Open Mic Hosted by Rich Schroeder

Open mic hosted by Rich Schroeder. Bring your talent and/or your appetite and enjoy the evening. All you can eat wing special on Wednesdays.

Kyote’s Den Bar & Grill E2339 Hwy 29, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6-8pm Wed. Jul. 20

Tarot Circle - Eau Claire

This is a weekly discussion group about all things tarot. Explore new decks, ask questions, do practice readings, and engage in exercises designed to improve your skills. 

Books a Million 4030 Commonwealth Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

6-7pm Wed. Jul. 20

Deep Water Aerobics

Call the Parks & Recreation cancellation line at (715) 839-2913 to find out if a particular class has been cancelled to poor weather conditions.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4.25 or Fairfax Season Pass

Age: All Ages

6-7:30pm Wed. Jul. 20

Introductory Clay Class Series/Open Studio

Introductory throwing and hand-building clay class using wheel, slab roller, and extruder. Clay, glazes and firing included. Student choice of projects with our guidance.

Meadowsong Studios E15501 County Road D, Fall Creek

Cost: $150 series/$20 session

Age: Kids 10+ and Adults

6-8:30pm Wed. Jul. 20

Introductory Clay Class Series/Open Studio

Introductory throwing and hand-building clay class using wheel, slab roller, and extruder. Clay, glazes and firing included. Student choice of projects with our guidance.

Meadowsong Studios E15501 County Road D, Fall Creek

Cost: $150 series/$20 session

Age: Kids 10+ and Adults

6-8:30pm Wed. Jul. 20

ECRAC + Feed My People Food Bank: Wine and Bowl Painting

Bring all your creative energies, decorating ideas and sense of whimsy and get ready to spend the evening decorating bowls. The materials are provided, and the bowls will serve for next March's Empty Bowls event, hosted by Feed my People. There will be a cash bar provided by the Regional Arts Council and a brief instruction on bowl painting by our wonderful volunteer artist Ruth Lundblad.

Janet Carson Gallery 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 suggested donation; RSVP by 7/15

Age: 21+

6-8pm Wed. Jul. 20

Painting with Coffee

Join Amy Gilbertson Beidleman for an evening of painting with coffee. All supplies with be provided to create a couple pieces of "Coffee" art that you can take home. The process is much like painting with watercolor. She will guide you step by step through the painting of your very own masterpiece using coffee as the paint. Honest Roast Coffee owner Matt will be serving up samples to both drink and paint with.

The Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: $25; E-mail to make reservations

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Wed. Jul. 20

Amp Quiz Trivia at Back 40 Dining & Cocktails

First through third teams win substantial bar cash. Get a FREE answer for each night's game and sign up FREE for the state league for at www.ampquiztrivia.com. Get there early to stake out your spot. Most locations offer a FREE pitcher to the…

Back 40 Dining & Cocktails, 19037 Hwy 40, Bloomer

6:30pm Wed. Jul. 20

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+

6:30-7:15pm Wed. Jul. 20

Mixed Nuts Comedy Show (Comedy for the Whole Family)

A silly and interactive undercover-clown comedy show targeting 3-9 year olds and their families. Voted Best Entertainment in Minneapolis/St. Paul by Minnesota Meetings and Events Magazine (April 2015).

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: For children and their family

6:30-8pm Wed. Jul. 20

Pure Water Paddlers - Social Paddle

Join us to paddle on one of our area lakes or rivers each Wednesday evening. Check the purewaterpaddlers.com website for the location this week. Bring your own kayak, canoe or SUP, a life jacket and a sense of humor. Be ready to paddle at 6:30pm sharp. 5/25 - Social Paddle - Timber Terrace 6/1 - Social Paddle - Yellow River 6/8 - Social Paddle & Member Meeting - Dells Pond 6/15 - Social Paddle - Lake Altoona East 6/18 - Wisconsin River 6/22 - Social Paddle - Dells Mill Pond

Area Lakes & Rivers - Location Varies Week to Week

Cost: Join us free the first time - then $15 individual or $22 family annual membership

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Wed. Jul. 20

Ski Sprites Water Ski Show

A Wisconsin tradition, everyone should spend at least one night at the beach, watching the Ski Sprites perform on the water. Concessions available.

Lake Altoona County Beach 604 Beach Rd., Altoona

Cost: FREE event admission, but a $3/car Eau Claire county parking permit is required

Age: All ages

7pm Wed. Jul. 20

Amp Quiz Trivia at Ray's Place

First through third teams win substantial bar cash. Get a FREE answer for each night's game and sign up FREE for the state league for at www.ampquiztrivia.com. Get there early to stake out your spot. Most locations offer a FREE pitcher to the…

Age: 21+

7pm Wed. Jul. 20

Amp Quiz Trivia at Sherri Jo's Wayside

First through third teams win substantial bar cash. Get a FREE answer for each night's game and sign up FREE for the state league for at www.ampquiztrivia.com. Get there early to stake out your spot. Most locations offer a FREE pitcher to the…

Sherri Jo’s Wayside, 18091 Cty Hwy X, Chippewa Falls

7:30-9pm Wed. Jul. 20

Eau Claire Municipal Band

Listen to high quality, free entertainment by the oldest musical organization in Eau Claire. From traditional Sousa marches, patriotic melodies, pop, jazz, rock, and soundtracks, there is something for everyone's listening pleasure.

Sarge "Boyd" Bandshell, Owen Park, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:45pm Wed. Jul. 20

Learn to Foxtrot

Join in the fun and learn to Foxtrot. The lessons start with beginning steps followed by intermediate material. After the lesson, there will be a practice dance. All dancers are welcome to attend. Casual attire.

Eau Claire Moose Lodge 3606 Curvue Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $12 per person

8pm Wed. Jul. 20

Trivia Night at The Plus hosted by Clear Water Comedy

The Plus and Clear Water Comedy bring you a new trivia experience that's one part comedy show, one part pub quiz, one part game show. Free to play and all ages welcome.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Wed. Jul. 20

UWEC Summer Cinema Series: "Jungle Book"

A modern take on the Disney animated classic. Raised by a family of wolves since birth, Mowgi journeys through the jungle to a human village. Guided by a no-nonsense panther (Ben Kingsley) and a free-spirited bear (Bill Murray), the young boy meets an array of jungle animals, including a slithery python and a smooth-talking ape. Activities start at 8pm. Movie starts at dusk.

Haas Fine Arts Center (west lawn) 121 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Rated PG

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