Events For 07/26/2018

Thu. Jul. 26

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

Thu. Jul. 26

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. Check out antique tractors, cowboy mounted shooting contests, baking contests, charcoal chicken dinners, crafts & merchant displays, a collector car show, and more.

Eau Claire County Expo Center 5530 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE Admission, FREE Parking

Age: All Ages

8am-5pm Thu. Jul. 26

Chippewa Valley Family YMCA Golf Outing

Gather at Lake Wissota Golf Course for a fun filled day with friends, games, prizes, along with a little golf, all while supporting the 2018 Annual Strong Kids Campaign.

Lake Wissota Bar & Grill + Golf Course 16108 97th Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: Price Range Varies

Age: 21+

9am-noon Thu. Jul. 26

Vacation Bible School

There's a place saved for you at the table. Bring your appetite and join us this summer for a feast in God's Word. Kick Off Event: Sunday, July 22, at the 9:45 a.m. worship service.

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

Cost: $25

Age: Ages 3-12

9am-noon Thu. Jul. 26

ACT Prep Summer 2018

A full program that walks you through each exam section. Full subject reviews Refresh your memory in reading, writing, math, English and scientific reasoning with a full class on each ACT subject area taught by expert instructors. You’ll take two full-length practice tests and see detailed results.

UW-Eau Claire Campus: HHS 239 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $199

Age: Youth

9am-noon Thu. Jul. 26

Ukulele for Beginners

Summer is the time for recharging and fun. Sign up your student for something interesting like learning the basics of the ukulele. This class will provide a great foundation for playing this interesting instrument.

UW Eau Claire Campus 105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $189

Age: Students in grades 6-9

9am-noon Thu. Jul. 26

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

9am-2pm Thu. Jul. 26

Thursday Kids' Day at the EC County Fair

Includes the Petting Zoo, barnyard crafts and activities, and the moon walk. You can play with the animals, enjoy the fun crafts and activities and eat a hot dog meal in the food stand for $5.

Eau Claire County Expo Center 5530 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: Parking is FREE; Petting Zoo is 50 cents; Moon Walk is 50 cents; Food Available for purchase

Age: All Ages

9am-6pm Thu. Jul. 26

All Church Thrift Sale

Household, linens, garden, sports, toys/games, books (and more books) plants and more.

First Congregational United Church of Christ 420 Wilson Ave., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30am-12:30pm Thu. Jul. 26

Kids in the Kitchen Camp

This exciting cooking camp will inspire all young chefs. Spend time getting to know cooking tools, practice kitchen safety and learn about where food comes from. Each young chef will learn to create snacks and meals for the whole family.

Forage 930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212, Eau Claire

Cost: $200

Age: Grades K-8

10am Thu. Jul. 26

Micon Summer Kids Shows: "The Emoji Movie"

Determined to become "normal" like the other emojis, Gene enlists the help of his best friend Hi-5 and a notorious code breaker called Jailbreak. During their travels through the other apps, the three emojis discover a great danger that could threaten their phone's very existence.

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

Cost: $0.25

Age: Rated PG

10-11am Thu. Jul. 26

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

10-11:30am Thu. Jul. 26

Camp Healthy Habits

Take a tour through the human body, work to get those summer wiggles out and learn fun tips and tricks to keep your mind, body and soul in tip-top shape. ECASD and CFAUSD students eligible for free tuition.

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

Cost: $70 Members/$80 Non

10am-noon Thu. Jul. 26

Mini Makers: Open Lab

Once a week, let your fingers do the talking. Build and create using real tools of the trade. 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

10:15-10:35am Thu. Jul. 26

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. Jul. 26

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. Jul. 26

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. Jul. 26

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

11:30am-1pm Thu. Jul. 26

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

noon-7pm Thu. Jul. 26

Dollar Swim Day: Rubber Ducky Day

Anyone who brings a rubber duck pays $1 admission. Rubber Ducky Derby begins at 1:30pm ($1 per duck).

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $1/person or Season Pass; Children 2 & under are free

Age: All Ages

noon-5pm Thu. Jul. 26

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. Jul. 26

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

12:30-3:30pm Thu. Jul. 26

Book Bug

Each of these sessions will include games, reading, activities, and more. Stay for a short time or the whole thing, attendance will earn each child a free book to keep. If a child attends 3 weekly programs they will earn a free ticket for a field trip to the Great Lakes Aquarium on Aug. 23.

Augusta Memorial Public Library 113 North Stone St, Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 11 and under

1-4pm Thu. Jul. 26

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. Jul. 26

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

1:30pm Thu. Jul. 26

Thursday Demonstration Series: Life of Mozart Interactive Play

Life of Mozart Interactive Play presented by Traveling Lantern Theatre Company. Interactive play designed to introduce children to the vibrancy of history, the joy of music, and the true story of this special composer’s life. 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. Jul. 26

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. All ages open labs offer time for self-guided exploration with staff on hand to answer questions. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3:15pm Thu. Jul. 26

School Age Book Club

Kids ages 9-11 are invited to come to the library and vote on a book to read for the summer. They will then meet again on 7/26 to discuss the book. Participate in a rock painting craft and game.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 9-11

4-8pm Thu. Jul. 26

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

4-7pm Thu. Jul. 26

Food Truck Night at Cottage Winery

Enjoy the a unique dining experience in the countryside on our patio. Delicious wines from the tasting room, and local food truck vendors including Captain PJ's bbq, Netty Q's, and Marigold Cafe.

Cottage Winery & Vineyard N7391 County Road F, Menomonie

4-7pm Thu. Jul. 26

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. Jul. 26

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. Jul. 26

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. Jul. 26

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. Jul. 26

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

6-8pm Thu. Jul. 26

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

6pm Thu. Jul. 26

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: Liscio + Eduardo Rafael + Ariana Madson

Liscio performs everything from straight-ahead jazz & funk to classic delta-style blues & dixie. Current local and native Brazilian Eduardo Rafael sings bluesy-pop songs with a touch of classic bossa nova influence. Eau Claire native Ariana Madson has been featured in Marquette University’s annual Christmas video.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Jul. 26

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

6-8pm Thu. Jul. 26

Ordinary Magic Art Classes For Kids of All Ages

Drawing, weaving, crochet, painting, architecture design & Having Fun. Your child will discover, explore, imagine & create works of art.

Ordinary Magic 1812 Brackett Ave. Suite 6, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 per student

Age: K-15

6:15-10pm Thu. Jul. 26

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

6:35pm Thu. Jul. 26

Eau Claire Express vs La Crosse Loggers

The Eau Claire Express plays against the La Crosse Loggers. 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

7-8:30pm Thu. Jul. 26

Music Over Menomin: Chasing Mabel

Chasing Mabel Rocks! This 5-piece, Menomonie, Wisconsin based band plays your favorite mix of tunes—from 90’s Alt Rock to the hottest hits of today. Live music on the Library lawn, overlooking Lake Menomin. Bring a picnic and a favorite beverage

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Thu. Jul. 26

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

7:30pm Thu. Jul. 26

The Music Man

Meredith Willson's six-time, Tony Award-winning musical comedy has been entertaining audiences since 1957 and is a family-friendly story to be shared with every generation. Directed by Nancy Scobie and Musical Direction by Jerry Way.

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

Cost: Adults $15, Seniors $14, Youth $6

7:30pm Thu. Jul. 26

ECCT Presents: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

One of the most entertaining and popular ECCT shows of all time, Joseph is a reimagining of the Biblical story of Joseph, his father Jacob, eleven brothers and the coat of many colors told through catchy songs in a variety of styles with lots of fast-paced choreography.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

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

8-11pm Thu. Jul. 26

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

8-11pm Thu. Jul. 26

Late Night Lock-In at the Library

You’re invited to the library after hours. They’ll have pizza, games, movies, and library hide and seek.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Age: Grades 6-12

8:30pm Thu. Jul. 26

Bad Roommates: An Improv and Stand Up Show

Ever had a terrible roommate? Come hear hilarious stories from local Clear Water comedians' bad experiences living with others- followed by improvised scenes based on the stand up. It will be a fun, silly night of storytelling and comedy- a unique twist and collaboration.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA $3 w/ student ID

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

9-11pm Thu. Jul. 26

Live Music: Liscio

Liscio is a professional jazz group from the Eau Claire area doing rhythm and blues, delta blues, straight ahead jazz, Latin and New Orleans style jazz and original compositions. Expect some other jazz musicians to sit in.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4

Age: 21+

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