Events For 08/04/2018

Sat. Aug. 4

Blues on the Chippewa

Numerous musicians and music lovers from all over the country gather in Durand for the blues. Also featuring a craft show and classic car/motorcycle show. Proceeds help provide funding for Pepin County Food Pantry & Titus Music for Children Program.

Memorial Park 2nd Avenue East, Downtown Durand

Cost: Find ticket information online

Sat. Aug. 4

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

7am Sat. Aug. 4

Half Moon Dragon Boat Festival

The Half Moon Dragon Boat Festival is a fresh and exciting festival to promote community wellness and teamwork, and raise funds to support hospice services. Fifty-two teams will paddle sleek, Hong Kong-style dragon boats along a 250-meter course on Half Moon Lake in the heart of Eau Claire.

Half Moon Lake Whipple Street, Eau Claire

Age: All ages

7-8am Sat. Aug. 4

Sunrise Stand Up Paddle Board

Start your day floating on the water with Mother Nature as the backdrop and only the sound of your paddle entering the water. This is a guided class learning various paddle techniques followed by free time to enjoy the scenery and sounds of nature.

Mt. Simon Park 100 Addison Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $15

Age: Ages 15+

7:30am-1pm Sat. Aug. 4

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

8am-3pm Sat. Aug. 4

Menomonie Airfest and Autorama

Menomonie Airfest & Autorama has a fly-in and pancake breakfast from; an auto, truck, and all-brand cycle show from; beer garden from, radar run from, and an aerobatic air show from. All day activities include kids corral, vendors, helicopter & biplane rides, display vehicles & more.

Menomonie Municipal Airport 1390 Indianhead Dr., Menomonie

Cost: $5 admission, kids 12 and uder are FREE

Age: All Ages

8am-1pm Sat. Aug. 4

Menomonie Farmers Market

Features local produce, meats, breads, berries, herbs, desserts and baked goods, spices, handcrafted items, arts & crafts. Kids activities, hot lunches, and music performances.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main St. East, Menomonie

Age: All Ages

8:15-9:15am Sat. Aug. 4

Zumba with PS-Get Fit

Join us for a wake-up Saturday at Excite! Wellness. All fitness levels are welcome and this class will make sure you have a great time. No experience is necessary!

Excite! Wellness Studio 107 N. Bridge Street, Chippewa Falls

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

Age: All Ages

9-10am Sat. Aug. 4

Yoga in the Park

People of all levels of yoga are encouraged to join Wendy Oberg for a fun, casual hour where you'll get all the benefits of yoga. Located on the front lawn of the Altoona River Prairie Center. Stick around after class and enjoy a Mimosa or Bloody Mary on The Front Porch Patio after Class.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

9-10am Sat. Aug. 4

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

9am-5pm Sat. Aug. 4

Dragon Boat Festival Food Truck Wars

The 2018 food truck competitors include: ​Big Girls Food Truck, Dickey’s BBQ, Fire Truck Pizza, Franzwa’s Custom Catering, Netty Q Italian Food Truck, River Dawgs, Rosy’s Texas Outpost, and The Hubb. Attend the festival, buy food from individual trucks, and cast your vote.

Half Moon Lake Whipple Street, Eau Claire

Cost: Free to attend

9am-5pm Sat. Aug. 4

Chip Carving Classes

Learn how to do Old World Chip Carving in a class taught by Jan Jenson. No drawing, just start carving. Choose July 28 & Aug 4 or Tuesdays from 9/11-10/2. Practice first and then chip carve on a small project. All necessary supplies will be available during the class.

Receive Address Upon Registration, Eau Claire

Cost: $50

9:15am-2pm Sat. Aug. 4

CPR/AED/First Aid Training

First Aid and CPR / AED courses are designed to teach the basic life support skills needed to render emergency care when needed. The knowledge of what to do in an emergency, and perhaps even more importantly, what not to do could make the difference between life and death or permanent disability.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $70, Community $95

Age: 15+

9:30-10:30am Sat. Aug. 4

Yoga for Everybody & Everybody

Enjoy plenty of movement, standing poses and those yummy feel good poses that you never want to end all cued at an easy to follow flowing pace so that you leave class feeling happier & healthier.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15

Age: 16+

9:30-11am Sat. Aug. 4

Adult Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga

A 90-minute class of paddle skills, yoga and open paddle time. Enjoy Mother Nature paddling to a quiet spot, anchoring, experiencing a unique yoga session with stretch and a variety of yoga poses ending with Savasana. Registration required.

Mt. Simon Park 100 Addison Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: Ages 15+

10am Sat. Aug. 4

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

10am-noon Sat. Aug. 4

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

10am-2pm Sat. Aug. 4

Oasis Community Picnic

Lots of family fun with pet adoption, food, refreshments, face painting and balloon twisting. Crafts for all ages including make a lantern (first 100 receive a free led tealight), rock painting, and a whirly gig spinner. Free will donation to the Humane Association.

Green Oasis Gardens 1403 122nd Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $3 per person; Ages 2 and under are free

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sat. Aug. 4

Horses 101: A Family Affair

Experience the horses and learn: To read the horse's language, how to care for a horse, Hands on opportunity to brush a horse, Tack & other gear, Tour of the farm, How horses reduce stress, and other hands on activities. Light refreshments. Call to register.

Equine Inspired Wellness, LLC 21837 108th Ave., Cadott

Cost: $20/family or $10/individual

Age: Age 6+

10am Sat. Aug. 4

Get Up and Go! With Wisconsin Public Television

Children and their caregivers are invited to attend WPT's PBS Kids Get U and Go! This fun-filled, free event encourages children to live healthy and active lives and the importance of being good neighbors.  The event will feature…

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-4:30pm Sat. Aug. 4

Marigold Cafe

Marigold Cafe is a local food truck that specializes in Italian fare. They offer delicious grilled paninis and decadent gelato.

River Bend Winery & Distillery 10439 33rd Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Age: 21+

11am-noon Sat. Aug. 4

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)

noon-3pm Sat. Aug. 4

Summer Henna Pop & Shop

Stop in the Shop on Saturdays to get some Henna for the summer. Walk-ins only. If there is a line, there will be a sign up sheet for you to reserve a time and come back for your Henna. Children 16 years and younger must have a parent or guardian present.

Tangled Up in Hue 505 S. Barstow St., Suite B, Eau Claire

Cost: $5-10

Age: All Ages

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Aug. 4

Downtown EC Food & History Tour

The Downtown Eau Claire Food & History Tour is a walking tour that includes stops at 7 downtown establishments where you will enjoy tastings of local food and beverages. You’ll spend approximately 20 minutes at each restaurant and hear about the history of Eau Claire and the restaurants. A perfect mix of food, culture and fun.

Meet outside the Local Store 205 N. Dewey Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $65

Age: All Ages

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Aug. 4

Live Music: Riverboat Randy and Dockside Dave

Live music out at Jeremiah’s Bullfrog Fish Farm, featuring Riverboat Randy and Dockside Dave, with some Guitar, Vocals & Harmonica, you can expect some foot stompin' Blues and Ragtime from the 1920's & 1930's.

Jeremiah's Bullfrog Fish Farm N1409 566th St, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-5pm Sat. Aug. 4

Live Music: Sage Leary

Guitarist/singer-songwriter Sage Leary has emerged as a powerful creative force on the music scene. A shining, young talent with a fresh new sound, he recorded his instrumental debut album Feel the Sound at the age of 14.

Autumn Harvest Winery 19947 Cty Hwy J, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

2pm Sat. Aug. 4

Margo Lenmark Book Reading & Signing: Light in the Mourning

Margo is the daughter of a former local funeral director. When people close to her have died they left behind very clear messages about life, grief, and how we should live. She shares these moving and transforming stories in her new book, "Light in the Mourning: Memoirs of an Undertaker’s Daughter."

The Volume One Gallery (Inside The Local Store) 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3pm Sat. Aug. 4

The Wizard of Oz

Come see 69 area kids and teens carry you away to the magical and "Merry Old Land of Oz". The performance is the culmination of Red Cedar Youth Stage's "Summer Stage" Theater Day Camp. Appropriate for all ages. Abbreviated version of the movie musical.

Cedarbrook Church N6714 470th St., Menomonie

Cost: $8/each or $5 for kids 12 & under (children 3 & under can sit on parent lap without a ticket.)

Age: All Ages

4-8pm Sat. Aug. 4

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

4-5:30pm Sat. Aug. 4

Summer Painting Lessons

Classes are divided by age groups Confirm age groups online. All materials are always provided, students may bring their own if they wish. Finger Painting, Color Wheel, Color Mixing, Beginner Painting, Shapes, Tempera, WaterColor, Modeling Clay, Crafting.

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

Cost: $15, $35, $45

Age: K-12th Grade

5-7:30pm Sat. Aug. 4

Live Music: Jackson Taylor

Jackson Taylor is a singer/songwriter playing originals and covers. Live music, local art, food, wine, coffee, and dessert.

Vino Cappuccino N5734 Hwy 12, Elk Mound

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Sat. Aug. 4

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

7pm Sat. Aug. 4

Live Music: Kori Riesenweber + Bentley Harder

A night of original songs and acoustic covers from a variety of genres. From motown soul to 90's pop hits, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Aug. 4

The Wizard of Oz

Come see 69 area kids and teens carry you away to the magical and "Merry Old Land of Oz". The performance is the culmination of Red Cedar Youth Stage's "Summer Stage" Theater Day Camp. Appropriate for all ages. Abbreviated version of the movie musical.

Cedarbrook Church N6714 470th St., Menomonie

Cost: $8/each or $5 for kids 12 & under (children 3 & under can sit on parent lap without a ticket.)

Age: All Ages

8-10pm Sat. Aug. 4

Duke and Dagger Jukebox

Join Menomonie's finest talent for an amazing evening of music, fun, and laughter! Some songs you'll know, some you won't, and some classic will be done in new and exciting ways. Musicians are Dr. Mark Pruett on piano, Jay Collins on sax,…

The Duke and Dagger 120 6th Avenue West, Menomonie

Cost: $5 Cover (to pay musicians)

Age: All Ages

8:30pm Sat. Aug. 4

Live Music: The Artisanals

South Carolina rock band with influences like Bruce Springsteen, My Morning Jacket, and The War on Drugs.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

9pm Sat. Aug. 4

Rock Rally Ticket Give Away Concert

Featuring Catechize and 7's Catacomb. Every entry and purchase of Northwoods Brew Pub beer enters you to win a 4 day pass to Rock Rally 2018.

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

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 08/04/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Serious Circuits

Every Tuesday, Saturday until Dec. 26, 9-9:30am; Every Saturday until Mar. 30, 9-9:30am

Events with Tickets

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