Events For 06/16/2018

Sat. Jun. 16

4th Annual Blue Ox Music Festival

A three-day outdoor music festival celebrating the best of bluegrass, roots, and Americana music. Full schedule available online. Performances by Steep Canyon Rangers, The Tillers, The Last Revel, Them Coulee Boys, The Devil Makes Three, Horseshoes and Handgrenades, Kind Country, Bill Strings, and more.

Blue Ox Music Festival Grounds 5024 Crescent Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $69-94 for 1 day, $169 for 2 day, $189 for 3 day

6:30am-10pm Sat. Jun. 16

RESCHEDULED: River Prairie P10 Festival

A celebration of some of the Chippewa Valley's favorite things: live music, artisan makers market, educational presentations, literary readings, dance demonstrations, comedy show, dog contest, Plein Air Quick Paint, food trucks, photography contest, cribbage tournament, badminton tournament, kubb tournament, exercise classes, birding walks, scavenger hunt for kids, beer and wine tasting, and a family fishing event.

River Prairie Park 1419 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Age: All Ages

7-8am Sat. Jun. 16

Sunrise Stand Up Paddle Board

Start your day floating on the water with Mother Nature as the backdrop and only the sound of your paddle entering the water. This is a guided class learning various paddle techniques followed by free time to enjoy the scenery and sounds of nature.

Mt. Simon Park 100 Addison Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $15

Age: Ages 15+

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

Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market

Seasonal, locally grown vegetables and fruits, plus baked goods, dairy products, meat, honey, maple syrup, flowers, and more.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Age: All ages

7:30am-5pm Sat. Jun. 16

Chi-Hi's Flags 4 the Fallen Scrap Metal Drive

Chi-Hi's Flags 4 the Fallen History Travel Team is collecting scrap metal for their upcoming trips to Washington D.C. and Normandy, France. Bring in almost all of your scrap metal (copper and car batteries welcome) with the exception of: refrigerators, freezers, air conditions, de/humidifiers, anything under pressure, TVs, chemicals, etc.

Chippewa Falls High School 735 Terrill Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8-9am Sat. Jun. 16

Yoga - Hot Basics

Learn how to use yoga to build strength, improve flexibility, & lose weight/tone up. Great for athletes looking for more fluidity and less injury, those new to yoga and those seasoned yogis that know it's "all about the basics". They'll supply the Yoga Mat & Towel you just need to get there.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 Drop In

Age: 16+

8am-1pm Sat. Jun. 16

Menomonie Farmers Market

Features local produce, meats, breads, berries, herbs, desserts and baked goods, spices, handcrafted items, arts & crafts. Kids activities, hot lunches, and music performances.

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

Age: All Ages

8:15-9:15am Sat. Jun. 16

Zumba with PS-Get Fit

Join us for a wake-up Saturday at Excite! Wellness. All fitness levels are welcome and this class will make sure you have a great time. No experience is necessary!

Excite! Wellness Studio 107 N. Bridge Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: New, 3 classes/$5 or $5 drop-in or punch cards, 6 classes for $25

Age: All Ages

9am Sat. Jun. 16

15th Annual Leinenkugel Family Reunion

Event will include food, beer, giveaways, signing by the Leinenkugel Family, tours, commemorative merchandise and live music.

Leinenkugel's 124 E. Elm St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9-10am Sat. Jun. 16

Yoga in the Park

People of all levels of yoga are encouraged to join Wendy Oberg for a fun, casual hour where you'll get all the benefits of yoga. Located on the front lawn of the Altoona River Prairie Center. Stick around after class and enjoy a Mimosa or Bloody Mary on The Front Porch Patio after Class.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

9-10am Sat. Jun. 16

High Five Free Yoga

Held in the grassy area across from the RCU building. Come and enjoy a session of free yoga in the park after work or on a weekend morning. No experience required.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9:30-10:30am Sat. Jun. 16

Yoga for Everybody & Everybody

Enjoy plenty of movement, standing poses and those yummy feel good poses that you never want to end all cued at an easy to follow flowing pace so that you leave class feeling happier & healthier.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15

Age: 16+

9:30-11am Sat. Jun. 16

Adult Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga

A 90-minute class of paddle skills, yoga and open paddle time. Enjoy Mother Nature paddling to a quiet spot, anchoring, experiencing a unique yoga session with stretch and a variety of yoga poses ending with Savasana. Registration required.

Mt. Simon Park 100 Addison Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: Ages 15+

10-11:30am Sat. Jun. 16

Youth Artist Workshops

Enhance your creativity and arts ability at the YMCA. Each month, a guest artist will lead a small group of students in a project of their own design. An exclusive opportunity to work one-on-one with a talented local creator.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $30, Community $42

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Sat. Jun. 16

44th Annual Parade of Homes

Tour 15 amazing home throughout the Chippewa Valley, presented by Great American Fireplace. Tickets available online, in advance at Royal Credit Union locations, or at the first home you visit.

Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association Board Room 4319 Jeffers Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $8 through June 8th, $10 June 9th - 16th

10am-noon Sat. Jun. 16

Glass Window Painting

Join artist Dawn Pardun to learn a technique to create a faux stained glass painting. All materials are provided. For ages 18 and up. Registration is required.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, The Dabble Box 400 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

10am-noon Sat. Jun. 16

Horses 101: A Family Affair

Experience the horses and learn: To read the horse's language, How to care for a horse, Hands on opportunity to brush a horse, How horses reduce stress, Tack & other gear, Tour of the farm, and other hands on activities. Light refreshments. Call to register.

Equine Inspired Wellness, LLC 21837 108th Ave., Cadott

Cost: $20 per family or $10 per individual

Age: 6+

11am-4:30pm Sat. Jun. 16

Marigold Cafe

Marigold Cafe is a local food truck that specializes in Italian fare. They offer delicious grilled paninis and decadent gelato.

River Bend Vineyard & Winery 10439 33rd Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Age: 21+

11am-noon Sat. Jun. 16

4th-8th Grade Summer Painting Lessons

Classes are divided by age groups and include weekly curriculum designed for each student’s artistic development. Color Wheel, Color Mixing, Techniques, Beginner Painting, Intermediate Painting, Art, Acrylic, WaterColor, Tempera, Modeling Clay, and Art History.

The Painted Lotus 930 Galloway St Building 13 Suite 209, Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: 4th-8th Grade (9-14)

11am-4:30pm Sat. Jun. 16

Marigold Cafe & Blue Angels

Marigold Cafe is a local food truck that specializes in Italian fare. They offer delicious grilled paninis and decadent gelato. The River Bend outdoor patio is a great spot to watch the Blue Angels fly overhead while they perform right across the river.

River Bend Vineyard & Winery 10439 33rd Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Age: 21+

noon-4:30pm Sat. Jun. 16

Chippewa Valley Air Show

Featured performers include the Blue Angels, Lucas Oil Acrobatics, Wings of Blue Air Force Skydiving Team, F-16 Demo and Heritage Flight, the Shockwave Jet Truck, Ace Maker, Kent Pietsch landing on a mobile home, John Klatt Air Show, and more. Gates open at 8:30am.

Chippewa Valley Regional Airport 3800 Starr Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $30 adv; $40 day of

Age: All Ages

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Jun. 16

Downtown EC Food & History Tour

The Downtown Eau Claire Food & History Tour is a walking tour that includes stops at 7 downtown establishments where you will enjoy tastings of local food and beverages. You’ll spend approximately 20 minutes at each restaurant and hear about the history of Eau Claire and the restaurants. A perfect mix of food, culture and fun.

Meet outside the Local Store 205 N. Dewey Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $65

Age: All Ages

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Jun. 16

Live Music: Daniel Zerr from Eggplant Heroes

Live music out at Jeremiah’s Bullfrog Fish Farm, featuring Eggplant Heroes Dan Zerr. A song writer in his own right, Dan brings a tremendous vocal range to his harmonies while laying down the steady bass line. Dan’s guitar work shows up in live shows and can be heard at his solo shows and when he and Duffy occasionally team up in a micro-version of the band: eHeroes.

Jeremiah's Bullfrog Fish Farm N1409 566th St, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-2:30pm Sat. Jun. 16

Arm Balances & Inversions Workshop

Learn to fly and float using your arms in this fun workshop. Play with all the fun arm balance & inversion poses and use props to make them more accessible.

Moonrise Aerials Studio; Building 13; Suite 122 Banbury Place Building 13, Room 122, Eau Claire

Cost: $25

2-5pm Sat. Jun. 16

Live Music at Autumn Harvest Winery

Enjoy live music on the patio at Autumn Harvest Winery & Orchard. It’s recommended to bring your own seating in case the patio fills up

Autumn Harvest Winery 19947 Cty Hwy J, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

2-5pm Sat. Jun. 16

Live Music: Jerrika Mighelle

An afternoon of live music by Jerrika Mighelle. Will have wine, cheese and snacks available for purchase, so come, relax and enjoy. Feel free to bring a chair for this outdoor event. The event will be moved indoors in the case of rain. No beverage carry-in allowed.

Autumn Harvest Winery 19947 Cty Hwy J, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

3pm Sat. Jun. 16


When a call for a new queen is sent out throughout the Persian Empire, a young Jewish woman, Esther, joins many other women at the palace for a year of preparation before going before the King. Whe becomes the last hope for her people, the Jews, to be saved from the plans of a jealous noble.

Calvary Baptist Church 3036 Epiphany Lane, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 Suggested Donation

Age: All Ages

4-8pm Sat. Jun. 16

Together Farms Burger Night

Burger Nights are a unique, casual night at Together Farms. Burgers are made right on the farm using their 100% grass-fed beef. Also serving slaw, fries, beer, wine, and more. Relax by the bonfire, check-out the farm animals, and live music on Friday & Saturdays (schedule online). Bring chairs, blanket, or table in case they run out.

Together Farms W93 Norden Rd, Mondovi

Cost: FREE to attend; Burgers are $11-13

Age: All Ages

4-5:30pm Sat. Jun. 16

Summer Painting Lessons

Classes are divided by age groups Confirm age groups online. All materials are always provided, students may bring their own if they wish. Finger Painting, Color Wheel, Color Mixing, Beginner Painting, Shapes, Tempera, WaterColor, Modeling Clay, Crafting.

The Painted Lotus Banbury Place Building 13, Suit 209, Eau Claire

Cost: $15, $35, $45

Age: K-12th Grade

5-9pm Sat. Jun. 16

Farm to Fork Retreat Pizza Night

Celebrate summer at Dancing Yarrow with seasonal pizzas using ingredients fresh off the farm. You'll find a variety of local and hand-crafted beer and wine at their Milk House Bar.

Farm to Fork Retreat at Dancing Yarrow S193 County Road BB, Mondovi

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:15-6:30pm Sat. Jun. 16

Express Pre-Game Summer Music

Prior to all Saturday home games, local bands are performing live on the Hank Aaron Plaza. Admission to Express game not required.

Eau Claire Express Stadium - Carson Park 702 Carson Park Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

5:30-7:30pm Sat. Jun. 16

Summer Solstice Workshop

The Summer Solstice provides the perfect opportunity to renew intentions, find inspiration, and light the fire within. This two hour workshop will combine intention setting, a vinyasa practice focusing on the fourth chakra, the heart, and a guided meditation to ignite the mind and body.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $30

6:35pm Sat. Jun. 16

Eau Claire Express vs Duluth Huskies

The Eau Claire Express plays against the St. Cloud Rox. Ben Peterson’s Band will perform on the plaza prior to the game. Gates open at 5:30pm.

Eau Claire Express Stadium - Carson Park 702 Carson Park Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $9 GA, $11 Reserved Grandstand, $14 Reserved Box, $28 Fan Deck; Season Tickets Available

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Jun. 16

Ole Bull Concert

Ole Bull, a world renowned 19th century violinist with ties to the Chippewa Valley, is the subject of a program of music and dramatic readings. Local musicians will perform music of the time period and provide concert attendees with a taste of this performer who captured the hearts of audiences worldwide.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation 421 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20 GA

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Jun. 16

Live Music: The Reitz and Wells Duo

After many years of teaching together we decided to get together and do more of what we love best - making music. We like to think of ourselves as, Reitz and Wells - the 60's sing the 70's. Their repertoire includes Carole King, the Carpenters, the Beatles, James Taylor, Sonny and Cher, and more.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Jun. 16

Farndale Avenue Murder Mystery

The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society Murder Mystery. Everything you think might go wrong does go wrong with this production. Missed lines, missed entrances, missing props, doors that won't open, chairs that fall apart, bodies that don't die in the right spot.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $8 Youth, $14 Student, $20 Seniors, $22 Adult

8-9pm Sat. Jun. 16

Hobbs Observatory Astronomical Series

Programs on various astronomical related topics are presented CVAS members and invited guests. Programs run 45-60 minutes in length. Check the website for upcoming topics. Observing follows programs if skies are clear.

Hobbs Observatory S1 County Hwy K, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE, Dontations accepted

8pm-2am Sat. Jun. 16

CVEMS Sessions at the Stones Throw

A live, electronic dance music event. Rotating local talent and DJs.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

8pm Sat. Jun. 16

Live Music: Goulash

Minneapolis Rock-Reggae Kings, GOULASH live in Eau Claire. for the first time. Staying true to the stylings of Sublime and Slightly Stoopid, GOULASH brings the vibes for a live show that get you moving. Opening Act: Eau Claire ambient musician Colin G.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

8pm Sat. Jun. 16

Live Music: M.W.P Hip-Hop

Eau Claire's own Music With Purpose is hosting and headlining a hiphop show. They will have some new unreleased music along with a couple fan favorites. More local talent will be performing as well, including a hometown visit from Lam himself.

The Metro 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 18+

9pm-1am Sat. Jun. 16

Live at O'Leary's: Rockin' Ivy

Join Rockin Ivy at O'Leary's. This rock-n-roll band features two female lead vocalists covering artists such at Heart, Pink and many more.

O'Leary's Pub 809 W. Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

10pm Sat. Jun. 16

Live Music: Hardluck Country Club + Jim Pullman Band

Live music at The Mousetrap featuring Hardluck Country Club featuring Shane McMahon and the Jim Pullman Band . Doors open at 9pm, show starts at 10pm.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 06/16/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Serious Circuits

Every Tuesday, Saturday until Dec. 26, 9-9:30am; Every Saturday until Mar. 30, 9-9:30am

Events with Tickets