Events For 08/02/2018

Thu. Aug. 2

Bloomer Community Fair

Live music, carnival, 4-H and FFA exhibits, merchant displays, demo derbies, tractor pull, and more. Parade on Sunday.

Bloomer Community Fairgrounds 9th Ave., Bloomer

8:30am Thu. Aug. 2

National Beep Baseball Association World Series

The National Beep Baseball Association is a national volunteer organization that develops, promotes and encourages the ability of blind and visually impaired individuals to perform recreational and competitive athletic skills. The World Series is the culmination of several qualifying tournaments played around the country.

Tournaments Held at Eau Claire Soccer Park and Eau Claire South Middle School, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to attend

Age: All Ages

9am-noon Thu. Aug. 2

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-noon Thu. Aug. 2

Science Camp

This summer maximize your curiosity.Spend time inside and out and will watch things grow, move, change and even explode. Play with science through chemical experiments, field studies, hikes, gardening, cooking, research, more.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf ROad, Eau Claire

Cost: $150

Age: Grades k-5

9am-12:30pm Thu. Aug. 2

Superhero Training - Vacation Bible School

Grab your cape and mask and learn what being a superhero is really all about. Kids will enjoy crafts, singing, outside activities, skits, story time and Bible lessons. Also offering a free nutritious lunch.

Cornerstone Apostolic Church 110 Independence Drive, Elk Mound

Cost: Good Will Offering

Age: Ages 4-12

10am Thu. Aug. 2

Micon Summer Kids Shows: "Ferdinand"

After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure.

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

Cost: $0.25

Age: Rated PG

10-11am Thu. Aug. 2

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. Aug. 2

Camp Mini Makers

Get your hands on basic building. They'll provide the tools and supplies, you bring your imagination. The next great invention awaits.

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

Cost: $70 Members/$80 Non

Age: K-1st

10am-noon Thu. Aug. 2

Mini Makers - Open Lab

They'll 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. Drop in anytime during the two-hour window.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:30-11:30am Thu. Aug. 2

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. Aug. 2

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. Aug. 2

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. Aug. 2

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. Aug. 2

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. Aug. 2

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. Aug. 2

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. Aug. 2

Maxx's Splash Bash: Water Olympics

Music, games, and inflatable fun.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4.25/person or Season Pass

Age: All Ages

4-5pm Thu. Aug. 2

Menomonie Public Library: Teen Advisory Council

Join the MPL Teen Advisory Council. Help us choose books and media, help plan programs, be a voice. Council meetings are held the first Thursday of each month. For grades 6-12.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

4-8pm Thu. Aug. 2

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. Aug. 2

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. Aug. 2

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. Aug. 2

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

5-7pm Thu. Aug. 2

91st Assembly District Candidate Forum on Education

Education is one of the most important issues facing the state. This forum will allow you to listen, learn, ask questions, and meet the candidates for the 91st Assembly District (Eau Claire) so you can make an informed decision in the August 14 primary election.

UW-Eau Claire, Centennial Hall 1614 1698 Park Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Thu. Aug. 2

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. Aug. 2

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

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Aug. 2

Burger King Classic Car Show

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

Burger King - 94 Exit at Hwy 12 6124 North Crossing Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Aug. 2

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. Aug. 2

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: Adelyn Rose + Bugbear + Olive Sings

Adelyn Strei has established herself as one of Eau Claire’s premier songwriters with her eponymous indie-rock band. Bugbear is one of Eau Claire’s newest bands, formed by lead songwriter Joe Thielen. Opener: Olive Sings is a duo with classic folk sounds blended with pure lyrics that will remind you to love.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Aug. 2

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. Aug. 2

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

6:40-7:40pm Thu. Aug. 2

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. Aug. 2

Music Over Menomonie: Dawn Marie

For years, vocalist Dawn Marie, has been captivating audiences with her strong vocals and energizing stage presence. 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

7-9:30pm Thu. Aug. 2

World Flute Society Evening Concert Series

A musical and cultural journey of inspiration and richly diverse music. Evening performances feature the following styles: Mayan/Aztec; Native American; World Flute Music; Northern Indian - Bansuri; Celtic; Shakuhachi with Gongtopia; Ancient Southwestern Rim-Blown Flutes; and Latin/Jazz.

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 GA; Children under 10 free

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Thu. Aug. 2

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

7-8pm Thu. Aug. 2

Yoga by the Lake

A bi-weekly yoga series hosted by Lake Wissota Golf and Events. A beautiful outdoor venue next to Lake Wissota for this class. Indoor space available if weather conditions are not ideal. All ages and ability levels welcome to participate. Bring your own mat or towel and water bottle.

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

Cost: $10 when you pre-register for the class | $12 Drop In | $40 for a 5 class pass

Age: All Ages

7pm Thu. Aug. 2

CVTG: "As You Like It"

Welcome to the CVTG Summer Shakespeare Workshop's annual production.

The Grand Theatre 102 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

8-11pm Thu. Aug. 2

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. Aug. 2

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Stewart Huff

Currently touring theatres, comedy clubs and anything in between across the country, Huff reaches past the norm for his genuine — and genuinely unexpected — comedy. His knack for embracing the foibles of humanity and his refreshing originality make him as likeable as he is hilarious. A storyteller at heart, Huff continues to amaze with his clever material and personal wit.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

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

Ongoing Events For 08/02/2018

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