Events For 06/21/2018

Thu. Jun. 21

Country Fest

Four day long country musical experience in Cadott. Multiple stages and performance venues around the grounds. Pre-show on Wednesday for 4-day ticket holders. Featured performances by Brantley Gilbert, Kip Moore, Kane Brown, Brad Paisley, Brett Eldredge, Dwight Yoakam, Jason Aldean, Jake Owen, and Luke Combs.

Country Fest Grounds 24447 County Highway S, Cadott

Cost: Ticket package information available online

Thu. Jun. 21

Colfax Free Fair

Entertainment, food, carnival rides, bean bag gournament, petting zoo, 4-H, and FFA exhibits. Fireworks on Friday night.

Colfax Fairgrounds, Colfax

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thu. Jun. 21

Intercultural Leadership Summer Camp

The head meets the heart as meaningful encounters across differences empower students to see themselves as effective leaders, fostering relationships, consensus, maturity, and success. Games, collaborations, field trips, videos, and guest speakers expand students’ intercultural perspectives.

UW-Stout Campus

Cost: Day Camp $300 / Overnight Camp $450

Age: 8-12th grade

Thu. Jun. 21

Incredibles Week at the Pool

A week of Dash, Violet, Elastigirl, Mr. Incredible, and Jack-Jack themed activities to celebrate the release of Disney/Pixar's film "Incredibles 2".

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4.25/day or season pass

7:30am-5pm Thu. Jun. 21


Brand new merchandise at rock bottom prices. Featuring local artisans. One-of-a-kind items. New patio furniture and outdoor decor. Domiciliary items. Seasonal items like Halloween and Christmas. Clothing and accessories. Items for kids. Located one block behind the roller skating rink on Melby Road.

Corner of Louis Ave. & McIntyre Ave., Eau Claire

8am-3pm Thu. Jun. 21

Summer Institute: Chippewa Falls

Summer Institute has a 40-year tradition of teaching and delighting children across the Chippewa Valley. Your kids will love the variety of activities, and you will appreciate the small classes that promise high quality learning.

Hillcrest Elementary 1200 Miles Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $15 per class for Chippewa Falls district students and those who live in the district; $85 per class for all other students.

8am-4:30pm Thu. Jun. 21


This year the camp incorporates two primary themes: environmental sustainability and stewardship through the process of assessing alternative energy technologies (fuel cell, solar, and wind) to power electric cars as well as nanotechnology and its application in modern engineering.

CVTC Gateway Campus 2320 Alpine Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $40/camper (breakfast, lunch, snacks included)

Age: Entering grades 7-12

9am-4pm Thu. Jun. 21

Advanced Grant Proposal Writing

This workshop is for grant writers of all experience levels. You will gain insider grant knowledge, helping you build the skills to successfully secure funding.

Clarion Inn Campus Area 2703 Craig Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: $189

9am-noon Thu. Jun. 21

Great Pretenders

Let your child’s imagination run free in this high energy, dynamic, imaginative play and art class. Children will learn Bible stories, read great literature, build cooperative play skills, and use various art mediums to create items that will assist children with retelling stories.

Trinity Lutheran Church 1314 E. Lexington Blvd., Eau Claire

Cost: $55

Age: Ages 3-7

9am-noon Thu. Jun. 21

Camp Tell the Good News

Children will learn creative communication skills as they work together to create short opening video segments to introduce the Bible story and theme of the day for Vacation Bible School. Students will also write opening and closing prayers to be shared—live—at VBS (July 23-27).

Trinity Lutheran Church 1314 E. Lexington Blvd., Eau Claire

Cost: $55

Age: Completed grades 4-6

9:30am-noon Thu. Jun. 21

Nature Nuts

Designed to encourage the inherent curiosities of young nature-lovers. Daily activities are geared towards discovery of the natural world. Adventures may include things like adopting a tree, meeting a Rock Wizard, searching for the elusive pieces of the rainbow, and making creative art projects.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Cost: $55-65

Age: Ages 5-6

10-11:30am Thu. Jun. 21

Camp Summer Crafts

It's back to basics with this creative camp. Design dream catchers, bracelets, painted rocks and more to take and display at home.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: $70 Members / $80 Non

Age: 4K-K

10am-noon Thu. Jun. 21

Mini Makers: Open Lab

Once a week, let your fingers do the talking. Build and create using real tools of the trade. They'll also provide all of the string, beads, cardboard, wood, tape, etc. to create the project of your dreams, and then you get to take your masterpiece home with you.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10am Thu. Jun. 21

Micon Summer Kids Shows: "Paddington 2"

Settled in with the Brown family, Paddington the bear is a popular member of the community who spreads joy and marmalade wherever he goes. When a thief steals his present for his aunt's 100th birthday the prized book, Paddington embarks on an epic quest to unmask the culprit before Aunt Lucy's big celebration.

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

Cost: $0.25

Age: Rated PG

10-11am Thu. Jun. 21

Summer Storytime

Summer storytime and activities for children birth-5 years old. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

10:15-10:35am Thu. Jun. 21

Little Movers Storytime

For babies who love to move. All storytimes features stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and movement. All are welcome and no registration is required. Also includes parachute games.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau CLaire

Cost: Free

Age: Babies & their caregiver

10:30-11:30am Thu. Jun. 21

Boomwhacker Orchestra

Join a collective orchestra and learn to play the world's easiest instrument - if you know your colors, you can play it.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: School - age

10:30-11:30am Thu. Jun. 21

Coloring Therapy

Remember how much you enjoyed coloring as a child? Bring back the memories. They'll provide the materials; you do the creating. A fun way to meet people and relax.

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

11am-1pm Thu. Jun. 21

Summer Lunch Break Open Skate

Cool off this summer at Hobbs Ice Arena's Summer Lunch Break Open Skate.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass (1 Punch). Fee includes skate rental

Age: All Ages

noon-5pm Thu. Jun. 21

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

noon-6pm Thu. Jun. 21

Chippewa Falls Farmers Market

Locally grown fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers, as well as locally made baked goods, salsas, jams, jellies, crafts, handcrafted items, and much more every Thursday.

Allen Park S. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Thu. Jun. 21

Makerspace Week of Dabble

This class allows for expansion of the maker mindset by encouraging exploration and creativity through the use of a variety of materials in designated stations. This experience will give participants skills in critical and creative thinking.

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

Cost: $189

Age: Grades 6-9

1-4pm Thu. Jun. 21

Build-And-Learn Banjo Camp

Students will build their own mountain-style banjo under the direction of instructor Nick Poss and be introduced to a variety of playing styles. Students will also learn about the history of the banjo, listen to great performers, and explore the many ways the banjo is played.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $159 for non-students; $99 for students

Age: 5th grade and up

1-4pm Thu. Jun. 21

10th Street Recreation Center Open Play

This drop in program has supervised activities for children kindergarten through eighth grade; children are allowed to come and go. While at the Recreation Center they will be encouraged to participate in ongoing activities. Should not be considered an alternative to individual child care.

Altoona City Park Pavillion 10th Street West, Altoona

Cost: $50 for entire summer

Age: Grades K-8

1:30-3pm Thu. Jun. 21

Children's Movie

The library will show a children's movie on Thursdays in June and July. Check in with the library closer to the date to find out more details.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 11 and under

3-9pm Thu. Jun. 21

Artist Reception for "Sense of Place: Here" Art Show

Enjoy refreshments with 42 local and international artists showing over 60 original, breathtaking artworks in this blockbuster summer art show with paintings, sculptures, fiber, mixed media, photography and architectural artworks which work together to define a Sense of Place: HERE

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-8pm Thu. Jun. 21

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

4-5pm Thu. Jun. 21

Lip Sync Battle

Perform-o-rama Teen Series. Release your inner rock star at these performance events. Battle it out by lip syncing to a favorite song. Perform with friends or go solo.

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

Cost: FREE, Registration required

4:30-5:30pm Thu. Jun. 21

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)

5-6pm Thu. Jun. 21

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

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Jun. 21

Zumba with Z.Vida Fitness

Z.Vida Fitness has been bringing their passion and flair for Zumba to the Chippewa Valley for over 5 years now. Participants are eager to admit it's like dancing with family.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $6/drop in; $40 unlimited monthly; $25 5-class punch card

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Jun. 21

Quick Start Tennis

This program is designed to teach the fundamentals of tennis in a fun and engaging atmosphere

Altoona City Park 10th Street West, Altoona

Cost: $30-40 resident; $35-45 non-resident

Age: Ages 4-12

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Jun. 21

Burger King Classic Car Show

Classic cars, vintage, antique, muscle cars and more. Fun for the entire family.

Burger King - Downtown Chippewa Falls 228 W. River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Jun. 21

Blue Ox Group Run/Walk

Enjoy a night with runners & walkers of all abilities as you traverse the beautiful downtown area along the river on a group run ranging from ~3.5 to 6 miles. Special events held about once per month with the weekly Thursday group-runs. See website for more details on the calendar.

Blue Ox Running 417 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Jun. 21

Summer Rock Band Experience: Advanced

This program is led by two outstanding local musicians who are also experienced educators. Students will learn classic songs in a supportive environment as they work toward performing at Phoenix Park as part of the Family Day Downtown.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $99 for non-students; $49 for students

6pm Thu. Jun. 21

Leader-Telegram Prep Sports Awards

A red carpet social hour and photo opportunities will start at 6pm, with attendees taking their seats by 6:45pm for a 7pm awards show. Tasty hors d'oeuvres, soft drinks and water will be served prior to the show.

The Florian Gardens 2340 Lorch Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $18 for adults, $10 for students

Age: All Ages

6pm Thu. Jun. 21

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: LASKA + Nick Anderson & The Skinny Lovers + Parker Reed

Songwriting sisters Hannah, Bex, and Mookie (LASKA) weave influences of alternative, Americana, and desert rock with raw emotions in their songs. Nick Anderson plays reflective music that digs deep into the emotion of the millennial dreamer. Opener: Parker Reed is a local rocker with a new EP out this year, “A Love Letter to Sarah Michelle.”

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Thu. Jun. 21

Live Music: Larry Past

Come and enjoy the music of Larry Past on The Frog and Fly's patio over looking the lovely Larrabee Lake. Larry Past performs a wide variety of music on acoustic guitar by artists such as Leonard Cohen, the Beatles or Death Cab For Cutie, or songs from his Calling CD and LP3 EP.

The Frog and The Fly's Bistro Pub 27895 State Hwy 40, New Auburn

6:15-10pm Thu. Jun. 21

Thursday Bingo at the Moose Lodge

Doors open 6:15. Games start at 7. Regular and Progressive Bingo. 50/50 Raffle, All proceeds after expenses go to Charity. Food and Drink served. Lunch Served before play and at intermission. 17 games played for as low as $4. Different Fundraiser every night.

Menomonie Moose Lodge 720 19th Ave., Menomonie

Cost: Varies

Age: All, under 18 must have Guardian

6:15-7pm Thu. Jun. 21

Sports Jamboree

The goal of this program is to provide an introduction to the basic skills of basketball, soccer, t-ball, & tennis and a few fun games. This will be strictly instructional, with no competition involved.

Altoona City Park Pavillion 10th Street West, Altoona

Cost: $30 resident; $35 non-resident

Age: Ages 4-6

6:30pm Thu. Jun. 21


This program is designed to teach children the basic fundamentals of the game and increase hitting and fielding skills. Everyone will receive a schedule for his/her team those nights.

Devney Park Devney Dr., Altoona

Cost: $55 Resident; $70 Non-Resident

Age: Ages 6-8

6:30pm Thu. Jun. 21

Adult Summer Crafting Series: Rock Photo Holders

Not sure how to display all of those photos on your phone and computer? Looking for a meaningful gift to give? Learn how to turn plain old rocks into unique and colorful photo holders in this craft session. Wear clothes you don’t mind getting paint on. All supplies provided.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE; RSVPs preferred

6:40-7:40pm Thu. Jun. 21

Zumba with PS - Get Fit

All fitness levels are welcome and no experience is needed. Great way to get back to exercising or crank it up and push yourself even more.

Pinehurst Fitness 3027 N Hastings Way, Eau Claire

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

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Thu. Jun. 21

Chippewa Valley Toastmasters Meeting

The Toastmasters are a mixed group of people who exercise public speaking skills through both prepared and impromptu speeches at every meeting. The mission of a Toastmaster club is to provide a mutually supportive and positive learning environment in which every member has the opportunity to develop communication and leadership skills.

Mayo Health Clinic - Luther Hospital, Room 11103 1221 Whipple St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE for Guests

Age: 18+

7-8:30pm Thu. Jun. 21

Music Over Menomin: Mojo Blues Band

“Mojo Blues Band strikes again, winning the crown for Best Cover Band.” – Volume One’s Best of the Chippewa Valley’s Reader Poll 2018. Live music on the Library lawn, overlooking Lake Menomin. Bring a picnic and a favorite beverage to enjoy during the performance.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All

7pm Thu. Jun. 21

White Pine Open Mic

Quarterly Open Mic for local poets, musicians, storytellers. 6:30 pm sign-up for 10 minute slots. Performance start at 7pm. Come share your work. Everyone welcome.

Simply Dunn E4606 County Rd. C, Downsville

Cost: $2 donation requested

7:30pm Thu. Jun. 21


This program is designed to teach children the basic fundamentals of the game and increase hitting and fielding skills. Everyone will receive a schedule for his/her team those nights.

Devney Park Devney Dr., Altoona

Cost: $55 Resident; $70 Non-Resident

Age: Ages 6-8

7:30-10:30pm Thu. Jun. 21

Eau Claire Cavaliers Baseball

See a hometown baseball game with the Eau Claire Cavaliers baseball team. May 16, 7:30-10pm vs. Tilden Tigers May 19, 5-9pm vs. Brill Millers May 23, 7:30-10:30pm vs. Cadott Red Sox May 27, 3-6pm vs. Sparta Miller May 28, 1-3pm…

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

8pm Thu. Jun. 21

The Metro Presents: Verve Pipe

With a reputation for spectacular live performances, the multi-platinum alternative rock band The Verve Pipe are recognized worldwide for their radio hits Photograph, Hero, Happiness Is, Never Let You Down, and the #1 smash single The Freshmen.

The Metro 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $20 adv, $25 at the door

8-11pm Thu. Jun. 21

Vinyl Nights: DJ JTron

Spinning classics to currents and everything in between. Some you may have heard, others you haven't. Either way you're bound to have a good time. He'll be set up outside on the patio (weather pending).

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

8:30pm Thu. Jun. 21

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Bryan Miller

In his first year after starting in the comedy scene in Minneapolis, he was a finalist in Acme’s Funniest Person in the Twin Cities contest, and just two years later he was spotted by Craig Ferguson, who invited him to do a spot on CBS’s The Late Late Show, where he made his network television debut in April 2012.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA | $3 with valid student ID

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