Events For 06/28/2018

Thu. Jun. 28

Augusta Bean and Bacon Days

Events include Ms Augusta Pageant; charcoal chicken, bbq, brats, hot dogs; softball tournament, burnout tournament, dances, fireworks, Run for the Bacon 5k, craft & vendor fair, demolition derby, auto and truck show, parade, horse pull competition, and much much more.

City of Augusta

Cost: FREE for spectators, $7 for car entry

Age: All Ages

8am-3pm Thu. Jun. 28

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-5pm Thu. Jun. 28

Blugold Beginnings Science Technology Art Engineering Math (STEAM) Day Camp

Students will receive academic instruction in STEAM related areas, team building activities, take STEAM related field trips, and participate in other fun activities around campus and in the community throughout this day summer camp experience.

Centennial Hall, UWEC 1698 Park Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $150 includes lunch and snacks

Age: Grades 6-12

8:25am-3:30pm Thu. Jun. 28

STEM+ Camp

Is the sky really blue? Can a house float up into the sky using balloons like in UP? Would the bat signal really work? STEM+ Camp is a day camp where students entering grades 3-8 can confirm or bust myths like these using STEM+ (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and the Arts).

St. Mark Lutheran Church and School 3307 State Street, Eau Claire

Cost: Cost for the week: Early Bird: $50 morning only/$60 full day/week After 5/31: $60 morning only for the week/$85 for the full week

Age: Ages 8-14

8:30am-5pm Thu. Jun. 28

WiFAB Retreat West

This professional development retreat focuses on challenging students to imagine solutions to problems, and to make their solutions come alive leveraging fab lab tools.

University of Wisconsin-Stout, Fab Lab - 132 Applied Arts 415 13th Avenue East, Menomonie

Cost: See Event Website

Age: 21+

9am-noon Thu. Jun. 28

Camp Cooking & Booking

Children will experience adventures in cooking, crafting, and playing while leaders share related stories from the Bible and children’s literature.

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

Cost: $55

Age: Ages 3 through 1st grade

9am-noon Thu. Jun. 28

Master Chefs

Children will experience real-life skills of shopping, cooking, basic kitchen knowledge, and healthy eating habits while serving others. They will learn to connect God’s word to their lives and share it with others.

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

Cost: $75

Age: Children grades 2-5

9am-noon Thu. Jun. 28

Love Eau Claire Day Camp

Send your kids for mornings packed with sports, team building games, crafts, Bible stories, singing, snacks and even a li'l time for reading.

Cameron Park 1601 11th St., Eau Claire

Cost: Families pay based on annual income

Age: Entering 2nd-5th grade

9:30-11:30am Thu. Jun. 28

Lily Pad Lab Little Summer Camp

Three fun-filled days with the Lily Pad Lab. Spend time doing activities from all your favorite Lily Pad Lab Classes. Be ready for sensory fun, art, science, gardening, snacking, moving our bodies and making lots and lots of messes. Group activities, stations, story times, games and a healthy snack

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf ROad, Eau Claire

Cost: $25/day

Age: Ages 2-6

10am-noon Thu. Jun. 28

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. 28

Micon Summer Kids Shows: "Lego Ninjago"

The battle for NINJAGO City calls to action young Master Builder Lloyd, aka the Green Ninja, along with his friends, also secret ninja warriors. Led by Master Wu, as wise-cracking as he is wise, they must defeat the evil warlord Garmadon, who also happens to be Lloyd's dad.

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

Cost: $0.25

Age: Rated PG

10-11am Thu. Jun. 28

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. 28

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. 28

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. 28

Canta y Mueva: Sing and Move Spanish Class

Learn Spanish with action songs, instruments, dancing, stories, outdoor games like Rojo light, Verde light. Write and illustrate a story about woodland animals. Learn sports, fruit, and we will have a picnic in the bosque (woods).

Contact for location information, Chippewa Falsl

Cost: $45

Age: Ages 2-10 years

10:30-11:30am Thu. Jun. 28

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. 28

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-7pm Thu. Jun. 28

Dollar Swim Day: Floatie Day

Anyone who brings a floatable device pays $1 admission.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $1, Children 2 and under are FREE

noon-5pm Thu. Jun. 28

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. 28

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. 28

The Adventurers: World Music 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 explore songs and instruments from around the world.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $74 for non-members; $24 for current students

Age: 1st-5th Grade

1-4pm Thu. Jun. 28

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

1-4pm Thu. Jun. 28

Camp Design & Build

From drawing designs to making models to trying 3D printing, this camp is a must for the up-and-coming architect. Get your hands on real tools of the trade and learn how to create a structure from start to finish.

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

Cost: $80 Members / $90 Non

Age: Grades 2nd-3rd

1-4pm Thu. Jun. 28

CDC Career Festival

Join the L.E. Phillips Career Development Center's Career Festival to provide job interviews for individuals with disabilities or disadvantages. This event is free for employers. A lunch and tour of CDC will be provided. Register online.

L.E. Phillips Career Development Center 1515 Ball Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

1:30-3pm Thu. Jun. 28

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

1:30-2:15pm Thu. Jun. 28

Thursday Demonstration Series: Science of Sound

Science of Sound with Peter Johnson. Learn cool things about sound, including how to turn a table into a big speaker. Free tickets are available one week in advance of each program.

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

Cost: FREE, Registration required

3-5pm Thu. Jun. 28

All Ages Open Lab

Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather craft, make music, create art or play games, the Dabble Box makerspace has something for you. A service of your public library and the first fee-free makerspace in the Chippewa Valley.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3:30-5pm Thu. Jun. 28

Advance Care Planning

A thought-provoking conversation to help make your health care wishes known and shared with family and friends. Learn vocabulary, reflect on your values, choose a health care agent, and explore goals for treatment. Have the opportunity to complete your advance directive.

Marshfield Clinic 2116 Craig Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

4-8pm Thu. Jun. 28

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. 28

Perform-o-rama Teen Series: Intro to the Slam

Release your inner rock star at these performance events. Curious about poetry performance? This beginners workshop is for you!

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

Cost: FREE, Registration required

4-5pm Thu. Jun. 28

En La Playa: At the Beach Spanish Class

A fun, 80% Immersion Spanish class designed for those who have had some previous Spanish, but beginners are welcome to try it too. Learn with songs, games and stories, words for camping, boating, fishing and sea animals. Drink limonada, eat sandia (watermellon) and learn transportation words and places in our community.

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

Cost: $45

Age: Ages 5-10 yrs

4-7pm Thu. Jun. 28

Family Game Night

Our collection has something for everyone with more than 80 games to choose from.

Augusta Memorial Public Library 113 North Stone St, Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4:30-5:30pm Thu. Jun. 28

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. 28

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

5-9pm Thu. Jun. 28

Open Mic Night at Farm to Fork Retreat

Farm to Fork hosts an open mic on Thursday during its Wood-Fired Pizza Nights. Pizza nights offer wood-fired pizza with locally sourced ingredients and veggies straight from their garden.

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

Cost: FREE to attend, consult menu for prices

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Jun. 28

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. 28

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. 28

Burger King Classic Car Show - It's a Jeep Thing & Salute to Heroes

Classic cars, vintage, antique, muscle cars and more. Fun for the entire family. This week’s theme is "It's a Jeep Thing" and "Salute to Heroes". Come honor our veterans with a military themed show - complete with vintage military vehicles.

Burger King 2752 120th St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30pm Thu. Jun. 28

The Women’s Giving Circle of Dunn County Education Panel

Subjects and themes include supporting and building stronger and more resilient families, increasing children's resiliency, working with children who have/are experiencing adverse childhood experiences, and trauma informed education and care. Hors d'oeuvres and cash bar available.

Tanglewood Greens 2200 Crestwood Dr., Menomonie

Cost: $20

6-8pm Thu. Jun. 28

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. 28

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

6-7:15pm Thu. Jun. 28

Beginner Yoga Workshop

This workshop is designed for those new to yoga that are looking to set solid groundwork to grow their practice. Discuss an array of topics such as: what to expect in a yoga class, typical class structure, types of yoga, breathing, and meditation. Practice yoga poses and flow for a portion of the class.

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

Cost: $10

Age: 16+

6pm Thu. Jun. 28

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: CollECtive Choir + The Over Unders + Sage Leary

The CollECtive Choir is a group of people who are using soulful Gospel and hip-hop to pull people of Eau Claire into closer community. The Over Unders are a young band of brothers who are chasing the Rock N' Roll dream. Opener Guitarist/singer-songwriter Sage Leary has emerged as a powerful creative force on the music scene.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Jun. 28

Tabletop Games

Drop in for Game Night at the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library’s Dabble Box makerspace.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6pm Thu. Jun. 28

HIIT the Taps

30 minutes of calorie burning body weight high intensity interval training followed by a Yoga inspired cooldown. It’s all levels friendly as modifications and advanced moves will be shown. Cost includes a beer inside the Lodge after class. No registration needed.

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

Cost: $15

Age: 21+

6-7:30pm Thu. Jun. 28

Raising A Wild Child

This class covers all the information you’ll need to introduce your new baby (or older children) to nature in ways that are both fun and safe.

Scheels All Sports 4710 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $15

6:15-10pm Thu. Jun. 28

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. 28

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. 28


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. 28

The Science of Sound

Demonstrations and hands on experiments in sound with Peter Johnson.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Family

6:35pm Thu. Jun. 28

Eau Claire Express vs Willmar Stingers

The Eau Claire Express plays against the Willmar Stingers. Travel neck pillows and Express T-shirts will be given away to fans. Gates 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

6:40-7:40pm Thu. Jun. 28

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

7-8:30pm Thu. Jun. 28

Music Over Menomin: North of Dixie

North of Dixie is a perennial favorite at Music Over Menomin returning to play their own brand of foot stomping Northwoods music, old-time mountain songs, and swing. 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 Ages

7-8pm Thu. Jun. 28

Colfax Music in the Park

Rain location is the Colfax Fairgrounds building on Railroad Avenue. Bring your lawn chair. Popcorn and root beer floats will be sold at the concerts. Annual pie sale by the Colfax Municipal Building Restoration Group on August 16.

Tower Park Main Street and Highway 40, Colfax

Cost: FREE

7-10pm Thu. Jun. 28

Live Music: Chasing Mabel

Spend a Summer night with Chasing Mabel on the Patio at Dean & Sue's in Menomonie. All the best hits from the 90s to today performed live.

Dean & Sue’s Bar & Grill 2002 Midway Rd., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

7:30pm Thu. Jun. 28


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

7:30pm Thu. Jun. 28

CVTG Presents: State Fair

This is the last show the Theatre Guild will do at the State Theatre. It's heartwarming entertainment with wonderful Rodgers & Hammerstein songs, including "It's A Grand Night for Singing," "Our State Fair" and "It Might As Well Be Spring."

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $22 GA, $10 students

Age: All Ages

8pm Thu. Jun. 28

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Greg Coleman

Coleman has gained a reputation as a strong performer, with a twisted point of view of our world and his life and fun and surprising stories from his many years as a public school teacher. On stage, Coleman comes across as cool, confident, and comfortable.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

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

8-11pm Thu. Jun. 28

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

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