Events For 07/27/2016

Wed. Jul. 27

Dunn County Fair

The Dunn County Fair provides entertainment, rides, live music, tractor pull, races, demo derby, and 4-H events for all visitors.

Dunn County Fair Grounds 620 17th St., Menomonie

Cost: $1/person; $2 after 4pm on Fri & Sat; $10 for season pass; free parking

Age: All Ages

Wed. Jul. 27

Eau Claire County Fair

A youth and family-centered fair with animal judging, 4-H exhibits, low cost games and activities for children, educational exhibits and moderately-priced concessions including homemade pies.

Eau Claire County Expo Center 5530 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire

7-11am Wed. Jul. 27

Biotic Survey - Mammals

Participate in Beaver Creek Reserve's inventory of mammals living on the property. A wildlife ecology specialist will help educate about the various species of mammal living in the Reserve.

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

Cost: Friends $3, Nonmembers $5; Register by 7/20

7:30am-1pm Wed. Jul. 27

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-2pm Wed. Jul. 27

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. 27

Intro to Engineering: 3D Printing

Discover 3D printing and how it is changing our future. In this course you will design an object on the computer and then 3D print it. You will learn elements of Computer Aided Design (CAD) and how 3D printers work.

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. 27

ACT Test Preparation

Want to improve your ACT test score? Prepare for the ACT Test. Take two official, retired ACT tests and receive detailed results. Write a practice essay using a typical ACT prompt and receive individual feedback. Complete sample exercises and skill drills to review key concepts. Learn test-taking strategies and helpful hints for each section of the test.

UW-Eau Claire Campus 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $179 early bird (deadline of June 25); $199 standard (after June 25)

Age: Grades 9+

9am-noon Wed. Jul. 27

Intro to Engineering: 3D Printing

In this course you will design an object on the computer and then 3D print it! You will learn elements of Computer Aided Design (CAD) and how 3D printers work. This course is intended for students new to CAD and 3D printing.

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

9-10am Wed. Jul. 27

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. 27

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-noon Wed. Jul. 27

Advanced Jazz Combo Camp

Take your improv to the next level as you learn music theory, arranging, and ensemble playing with multi-instrumentalist jazz educator, Paul Brandt. Work in a small group of like-minded players focused on honing their craft. Registration limited to 6 students. To register, submit an application online.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $139

9:30-11am Wed. Jul. 27

Bloomer Parent & Child Playgroup

You and your child will enjoy free play, songs, dancing, stories, crafts & snacks. Here you will find playing & learning go hand in hand! Come & experience learning through the eyes of your child. Bloomer Playgroup is presented by River Source Family Center.

Bloomer Area Aquatic & Recreation Center 1731 17th Avenue, Bloomer

Cost: FREE

Age: Children birth to age 5

9:30am Wed. Jul. 27

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)

9:30am-10:30pm Wed. Jul. 27

Free Community Qigong

Qigong is a low impact form of exercise that combines conscious breathing with gentle movements. Mainstreet Fitness and Grassroots Wellness Learning community partnering with Chris Hayden of Driftless Bodywork and Movement Arts to offer

Mainstreet Health and Fitness 310 Main St., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-11:15am Wed. Jul. 27

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. 27

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. 27

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. 27

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. 27

Micon Cinemas Summer Kids Shows: Hotel Transylvania 2

Now that Dracula has opened the Hotel Transylvania's doors to humans, things are changing for the better; however, Drac is secretly worried that his half-human grandson, Dennis, isn't showing his vampire side. So, while Mavis and Johnny are away, Drac enlists his friends to help him put the boy through a "monster-in-training" boot camp. But things really get batty when Drac's cantankerous, old-school dad pays an unexpected visit.

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

Cost: $0.25

Age: All Ages

10-11am Wed. Jul. 27

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. 27

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. 27

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. 27

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. 27

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

11am-5pm Wed. Jul. 27

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-1:30pm Wed. Jul. 27

Summer Reading Program Picnic

End of the Summer Reading Program Picnic in the Community Room for all Reading Program Participants and their Families. Kevin's Juggling and Balloons will provide a balloon twist for each reading program participant.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-3pm Wed. Jul. 27

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. 27

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. 27

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. 27

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

1:30-2:30pm Wed. Jul. 27

Summer Olympics: Summer Reading Finale

Summer Reading Finale. We hold our own summer olympics. Summer Reading 2016 designed for kids in grades K-5.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades K-5

4-7pm Wed. Jul. 27

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

5-7pm Wed. Jul. 27

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+

5:20-6:20pm Wed. Jul. 27

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. 27

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

6-8pm Wed. Jul. 27

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. 27

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. 27

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. 27

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

6-9pm Wed. Jul. 27

Durand Music in the Park

Live music at Durand's Memorial Park Bandshell. TC Cats in June, Biesterveld in July, and the Whitesidewalls in August. Food vendors at each concert, and a special "Taste of Durand" event during the August concert.

Memorial Park 2nd Avenue East, Durand

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Wed. Jul. 27

2nd Annual Junior Amateur Talent Show Competition

Are you an aspiring singer, dancer, musician, or entertainer? Register for your chance to win a cash prize and move on to the WI State Fair now.

Dunn County Fair 620 17th Street, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 2-18

6-7pm Wed. Jul. 27

Headwater Yoga Pop Up

Join Headwater Yoga for an Eau Claire-focused Pop Up at the Volume One Gallery! Featuring all local music, we’ll work through a 60 minute power yoga flow that’s open for all abilities. Arrive a little early if you’re a first-timer and we'll run through some key postures so you're ready to jump right in for class!

The Volume One Gallery (Inside The Local Store) 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6-9pm Wed. Jul. 27

Classic Car Show

The Indianhead Old Car Club, the Chippewa Valley Model A's, and the Badger Wheels Studebaker Club invite all owners of classic vehicles to this special exhibition in picturesque Owen Park. Pie & ice cream social.

Owen Park - Eau Claire 501 First Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Wed. Jul. 27

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. 27

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+

6:30-7:30pm Wed. Jul. 27

Essential Oils for Everyday Life

Are you interested in learning more about the versatility of essential oils? This workshop is centered on using essential oils in everyday living.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6:30-8pm Wed. Jul. 27

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. 27

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. 27

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. 27

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

7-10pm Wed. Jul. 27

Open Mic

Join Rich Schroeder and the Barrel Room crew for Open Mic Night. Open Mic has been music but could be other things as well! Mark you calendar for the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays and please consider spending the evening as a listener or as a performer.

The Barrel Room 320 Main St. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

7-9pm Wed. Jul. 27

Jazz Session

Join us for a night of jazz and improvised music with host, Josh Gallagher. The Wednesday night jazz sessions bring new guests each week, drawing from the large talent pool of the Chippewa Valley. Jazzers are welcome to bring their horn and sit in on a tune or two.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9:30pm Wed. Jul. 27

World Flute Society Evening Concert Series

Featuring Three Award-Winning Performers/Groups Each Night. Tickets are Available at the Door. Musical styles include Celtic, Native American, Chinese, World Fusion, Classical flute, Indian, Middle Eastern, Meditational, Japanese, Aztec, and Mayan. Join us for an amazing musical and cultural journey of inspiration and richly diverse music. Four nights of amazing music.

Haas Fine Arts Center 121 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 General Seating; $5 Students With ID; Free to children under 10

Age: All Ages

7pm Wed. Jul. 27

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

7:30-9pm Wed. Jul. 27

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

7:30pm Wed. Jul. 27

ECCT Presents: The Wizard of Oz

Like so many girls her age, Dorothy Gale of Kansas dreams of what lies over the rainbow. Join Dorothy, Scarecrow, the Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion, and Toto as they travel the universe of Dorothy's imagination. Flying witches and monkeys, amazing special effects, and favorite songs make this a great way to end the season.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $8 Youth, $12 Student, $18 Seniors, $22 Adult

Age: All Ages

8pm Wed. Jul. 27

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. 27

UWEC Summer Cinema Series: RV

The Munros are a typically American dysfunctional family, complete with rebellious, uncommunicative offspring and baffled parents. Patriarch Bob (Robin Williams) would like to remedy the situation before his son and daughter instant-message their parents out of their lives. Bob rents a motor home to take the clan on vacation but soon finds that camping and togetherness can be hazardous to one's health. Activities at 8pm, movie at 9pm.

Haas Fine Arts Center, West Lawn 121 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Rated PG

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