Events For 07/27/2018

Fri. 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

Fri. Jul. 27

Chippewa Valley Slam Fest

Four sporting events (basketball, volleyball, running, and bowling) rolled into one weekend filled with live music, great food, inflatables, vendor booths, and fun. CV Slam Fest will have something fun for everyone in the family. Join us this summer at Wagner's Lanes for a tradition in the making.

The Complexx at Wagner's Lanes 2159 Brackett Ave., Eau Claire

Fri. 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. 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

9am-noon Fri. Jul. 27

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 Fri. Jul. 27

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 Fri. Jul. 27

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

10-11:30am Fri. Jul. 27

The Facebook Helpdesk: How To (and not to) Connect

Kaylynn Stahlbusch, Outreach Coordinator with the Aging & Disability Resource Center, will guide you through how to (and no to) connect with people on Facebook, how and what to post in writing or pictures, safety settings, privacy notifications, passwords, and what not to do regarding comments, messaging, and private information!

Dove Healthcare West - Community Room 1405 Truax Blvd, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-11am Fri. Jul. 27

Summer Art Lessons: PreSchoolers

Classes are divided by age groups and include weekly curriculum designed for each student’s artistic development. Private, more intensive classes are available upon request, flexible scheduling and affordable prices. All materials are always provided, students may. Finger Painting, Color Wheel, Color Mixing, Tempera, Finger Paint, Modeling Clay, Creating Shapes, Crafting.

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

Cost: $10

Age: PreSchool Age (3-5)

10-11:30am Fri. Jul. 27

Family Hike

Get outside with your little ones and enjoy the outdoors with a beautiful summer hike. Before and after the hike, gather for tot-friendly outdoor education activities. Great for families with little ones of all ages.

Lowes Creek County Park S. Lowes Creek Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE; registration required

10-11:30am Fri. Jul. 27

Camp 9-1-1

Meet the real-life heroes that keep people safe everyday and get a behind-the-scenes look at how rescue crews and their vehicles work.

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

Cost: $25 Members/$35 Non

Age: Grades K-1st

10am-4pm Fri. Jul. 27

Friday Kids' Day at the EC County Fair

Inflatable rides, games, safety demos, educational displays, big trucks, games, petting zoo. Tickets are 50 cents each or $10 for an unlimited play wristband.

Eau Claire County Expo Center 5530 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: Parking is FREE; Game Tickets are 50 cents each or $10.00 for an unlimited play wristband; Food available for purchase.

Age: All Ages

10:15-11am Fri. Jul. 27

Musical Storytime

For three- and four-year-olds. All storytimes features stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and movement. This storytime is supercharged with special musical guests each week. All are welcome and no registration is required.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Preschool

10:30-11am Fri. Jul. 27

Summer Family Storytime

Bring the whole family for an active half hour of stories, music, rhymes and movement.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Family

10:30-11am Fri. Jul. 27

Get Up & Go: Red Light, Green Light

Designed to keep your kiddos moving, these fun and physical games teach teamwork that can carry home to your own backyard. This week's activity is a game of Red Light, Green Light.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:30-11:15am Fri. Jul. 27

Story Time - Creative Storytelling

Guest reader Kurt Lothe, a local teacher, will be telling stories with his imagination, without books.

That's Adorable, Kids Consignment Boutique 129 N. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-1pm Fri. Jul. 27

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-noon Fri. Jul. 27

Super Small Science: Ice Orbs

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments. This week's activity is ice orbs.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Fri. Jul. 27

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

1-6pm Fri. Jul. 27

Free Play Lab

Explore the library's newest DIY, hands-on space. Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather color, paint or knit, the Dabble Box has something for you. Unstaffed.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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

Backyard Science Club

Participate in citizen science projects, including nature-mapping for Project Snapshot and more.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 4-6

1:30-4:30pm Fri. Jul. 27

Summer Wild Edibles

Join a Beaver Creek naturalist for a taste of some summer’s wild edibles. Along with a slide presentation we will take a hike and look for some common, easily-identified, wild edible plants. Nibble a few things as we hike, and then sample some cooked greens and a wild beverage or two.

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

Cost: Friends $6; Nonmembers $9

3pm-4:30am Fri. Jul. 27

Modern Dance Classes

Modern dance classes, based on Martha Graham techniques as modified by Michael Doran. These classes are taught by Barbara Shafer and are adapted for all proficiency levels including beginner dancers.

Dancers Studio 800 Wisconsin St. (Banbury Place, Building 13 - Room 122), Eau Claire

Cost: $40 per month

Age: 18+

4-8pm Fri. Jul. 27

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

4-8pm Fri. Jul. 27

Marigold Cafe Food Truck

The Marigold Cafe - specializing in Italian panini sandwiches, Gelato (Italian ice-cream) with Semifreddo (grilled Italian cake) and Affagato (gelato w/shot of expresso). Owned and operated by two sisters who love to travel old world locations, bring those flavors home to Wisconsin and share the experience with the people in the Chippewa River Valley.

Lazy Monk Brewing, LLC 97 West Madison Street, Eau Claire

4:30-9pm Fri. Jul. 27

Family Fun Friday at the Farm

Open yard for play, bean bag toss, horse shoes, 9 hole Frisbee golf, walking trails along the buffalo river and more. Bring your furry family members too, dogs are welcome here. Kitchen/bar will be open, wood-fired pizza & a great selection of local beer/wine available.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-8pm Fri. Jul. 27

Final Fridays Studio Crawl

The AFS Artisans welcome you to come and stroll through our entire building. Interact with over 40 creators and see what talent is created within the walls of Artisan Forge and beyond.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5pm Fri. Jul. 27

Teen Summer Program

Activities include Teen Iron Chef, Harmonica Lessons, Carpool Karaoke, Rock Band, Tech Day, Music Trivia, and Late Night Lock In (special sign-up required). Check weekly schedule online.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

5-7:30pm Fri. Jul. 27

Live Music: Larry Past & Chris Andresen

Acoustic Folk, Rock, Jazz, Blues, and Americana. Live music, local art, food, wine, coffee, and desserts.

Vino Cappuccino N5734 Hwy 12, Elk Mound

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Jul. 27

Car Show at the Eau Claire County Fair

Open to all makes and models of cars and trucks. People's Choice trophy as well as many door prizes. Bring your best ride and your appetite for some delicious fair food.

Eau Claire County Expo Center 5530 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE, donations to support The Fair accepted

Age: All Ages

6-7:30pm Fri. Jul. 27

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

6-8pm Fri. Jul. 27

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

6-7pm Fri. Jul. 27

Earth Mama Smudge Stick Crafting

Smudging is the ancient practice of using the smoke from burning certain herbs as incense and/or as a purifier. If you would like to learn about the herbs often used to smudge, and how to make your own smudge sticks, join Michelle at The Broom & Crow.

The Broom & Crow 106 E. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: 16+

6:30-8:30pm Fri. Jul. 27

Teen Late Night

Teens take over the library! Expect snacks, after hours games, and general shenanigans. Registration and permission slips required.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

6:30-10:30pm Fri. Jul. 27

Cuddle Party

Though touch is natural, the skills that make it welcome and enjoyable have to be learned. Skills of communication, boundaries, asking for what you want and saying ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ with clarity and kindness. CP is led by Sarah Bear, a trained and certified CP Facilitators. She'll guide you into those skills gently and easily, in a fun, safe and lighthearted way.

Contact for Location, Eau Claire

Cost: $20 per person, $30 per couple

Age: 18+

6:30-9pm Fri. Jul. 27

Bun me - Vietnamese Street Food Cooking Class

Back in Vietnam, Thao’s go-to street food favorites were sautéed corn (bap xao), banh mi, and bubble tea. Learn how to create those warm weather dishes and add a little of variety to your summer cookouts. Banh mi is a versatile Vietnamese sandwich that can be eaten for any meal.

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

Cost: $60

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. Jul. 27

Tunes at the Tasting Lounge

Every Friday you can enjoy locally produced wines and spirits while listening to an array of local musicians. Check out Infinity Beverages' Facebook page or website before swinging down for updates and musician details.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Age: 21+

7-10pm Fri. Jul. 27

Live Music: Christine Hitt

Critically acclaimed pianist and recording artist Christine Hitt will be joined by Sean Carlson for an evening of music you are sure to enjoy. The versatile duo will play and sing favorite jazz, pop and country tunes.

The Red Mixer 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7pm Fri. Jul. 27

Live Music: Pierce Edens

Over the last ten years, Pierce Edens has been drawing on his Appalachian songwriting roots and blending them with the grungy rock and roll sounds that took him in his teenage years. The result is a haunting and fiery mixture that is notoriously hard to pin down.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8:30pm Fri. Jul. 27

Phil Circle Solo Show

Singer-songwriter-guitarist Phil Circle returns to Eau Claire for this intimate 90 minute show, in which he'll perform his own material and a selection of covers with his own spin on them.

The Rev 204 S Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 cover goes directly to artist

7-10pm Fri. Jul. 27

Art Opening: "Pictures of You" by Ellen St. George

Celebrate the opening of Raw Deal's newest art show, "Pictures of You" by Ellen St. George. See the art, mingle with the artist, drink some great local craft beer, and enjoy live music by Hannah Lee & Family.

Raw Deal 603 S. Broadway St., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

7-10pm Fri. Jul. 27

Them Coulee Boys Live

Them Coulee Boys are sure to kick down an equal dose of punk-folk calamity and Americana balladry, 4-part harmonies learned in dive bars and church basements, and a banjo stomp so infective you are sure to join with abandon.They crank out…

Potters Shed 260 Industrial Blvd., Shell Lake

Cost: $5 GA; Children under 14 FREE

7:05pm Fri. Jul. 27

Eau Claire Express vs La Crosse Loggers: Russian Bar Trio Performance + Funeral Giveaway

The Eau Claire Express plays against the La Crosse Loggers. The Russian Bar Trio will perform, there will be a prepaid funeral giveaway, and a postgame fireworks show. Gates at 6pm.

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

7:30pm Fri. Jul. 27

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 Fri. Jul. 27

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

8pm Fri. Jul. 27

A Midsummers Scream

Get your spooky Halloween fix early in this summer fright event. A summer version of the Trail of Terror with a costume contest.

The Playhouse s7650 State Hwy 37, Eau Claire

Cost: Free (but $2-$5 Suggested Donation Accepted for Character Actors)

Age: 21+

8pm-1am Fri. Jul. 27

Reggae Fest: The Meditations + Irie Sol + DJ Moses + Samantha Moon

The Meditations, Reggae Legends who recorded and toured with Bob Marley, are making a tour stop in Eau Claire for The Metro's Reggae Fest. Also on the bill are Irie Sol, DJ Moses, and Samantha Moon from the Caribbean island of Dominica.

The Metro 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $15adv, $20 door

8pm Fri. Jul. 27

Live Music: The Blind River Band

The Blind River Band, a country and rock and roll outfit, will play the Stones Throw.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8pm Fri. Jul. 27

Dee & Jess Reunion Concert

Featured band will be the Jess Mcchesney Magic Carpet Ride.

Every Buddy's Bar 19 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm-1am Fri. Jul. 27

Live at Music: DJ Kramer

DJ Kramer is stopping at O'Leary's to make you move and groove.

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

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