Events For 08/10/2018

Fri. Aug. 10

Ashley For the Arts

Ashley for the Arts was established by Ashley Furniture to entertain and inspire the entire family, promote the works of artists from across the globe, and raise funds to support humanity. Lots of live music, hot air balloon launch, car show, fireworks, inflatables, youth art area, playground, and much more.

Memorial Park, Arcadia

Cost: $10 for 3 Days

Fri. Aug. 10

Just Between Friends Community Kids Sale

Everything for kids & more: furniture, strollers, high chars, carseats, ride-em toys, bikes, toddler beds, exersaucers, infant items, bedding, kids, teen & maternity clothing, costumes, shoes, DVDs, electronics, books, and toys. Learn more about shopping and selling with JBF online.

Altoona Hobbs Sports Center 2300 Spooner Ave., Altoona

Age: All Ages

5am-10pm Fri. Aug. 10

Family Friendly Fridays and Flick & Float

On the second Friday of every month, members can bring a community member to the Y for free all day long. Community members are welcome to enjoy the Flick & Float movie in the small pool (6:30 PM) and try a family activity in Hobbs Gym (5:30-7pm).

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8am Fri. Aug. 10

Camp Wabi

This partnership with Mayo Clinic Health System incorporates healthy living into the traditional camp experience and supports youth with obesity. Although some campers are nervous coming in, they often report it as the highlight of their summer when they leave. The information gained at Wabi is a life-changing experience for the whole family.

Camp Manitou 27960 137th Street, New Auburn

8am-5:30pm Fri. Aug. 10

Camp Brunswick Outdoor Adventure Days (Day 1)

The Chippewa Valley Council - Boy Scouts of America & Camp Brunswick area proud to announce the return of Outdoor Adventure Days! We will again have 2 separate "Brunswick Outdoor Adventure Days" available for Elementary Co-Ed youth in Grades K-5 for Summer 2018.

Camp Brunswick S5070 William Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: K-5

9-10:30am Fri. Aug. 10

Musical Playground

Musical Playground is a week of fun, free activities, games and instrument making for children K-5th grades. Led by UWEC music educators. Priority registration by Aug 3rd.

Owen Park Bandshell 1st Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Children grades K-5

9:30-11am Fri. Aug. 10

Adult Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga

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.

Coon Fork Lake County Park E 25501 County Road CF, Augusta

Cost: $30

Age: Ages 15+

10-11:30am Fri. Aug. 10

Your State of Mind: Mental Health & the Power of Positive Thinking

Choosing a mindset of gratitude can change your life and have lasting affects on your mind, body, and spirit - even in sad and difficult times. Join Joni Gilles, RN, Mayo Clinic Health System as she provides information and an opportunity to practice gratitude with a journal activity.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Fri. Aug. 10

The Friends of the Library Book Sale

A wide variety of nonfiction, children’s, adult fiction, young adult books, audiobooks, music CDs, and DVDs. Adult paperbacks start at $1 and hardcovers start at $2. Children and young adult paperbacks start at $.25 and hardcover start at $.50. Bag sale on Saturday features special pricing.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-10pm Fri. Aug. 10

Pioneer Days 2018

Hosted by the Chippewa Valley Antique Engine & Model Club. Features historical displays of craftsmanship as well as steam engines, tractor pulls, flea market, silent auction, pancake breakfast, kids events, chicken dinners, parades and an antique and classic car swap meet/show.

Pioneer Park Hwy 37 & 85 Porterville Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: $7 GA; children 10 and under get in FREE

10-11am Fri. Aug. 10

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)

10am-4pm Fri. Aug. 10

Drawing for the Absolute Beginner

Drawing is a relaxing hobby, a foundation skill for all arts, and a useful tool in planning home and garden projects. Kay will alleviate any fears through fun drawing exercises with straightforward directions to get you started. All materials are provided including your own sketchbook + drawing tools.

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

Cost: $110

Age: High School and above

10-11:30am Fri. Aug. 10

Camp Creature Costumes

Let your imagination run WILD at this day camp focused on creating cute animal-themed costumes and pretend play.

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

Cost: $25 Members/$35 Non

Age: Grades K-1st

10:30-11:30am Fri. Aug. 10

Story Time - Music in the Store

Local group Wandarlie will be singing the stories.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30-11am Fri. Aug. 10

Get Up & Go: Balloon Tennis

Designed to keep your kiddos moving, these fun and physical games teach teamwork and skills that can carry home to your own backyard.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11am-1pm Fri. Aug. 10

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. Aug. 10

Super Small Science: Fizzy Paint

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments.

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. Aug. 10

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

2pm Fri. Aug. 10

Hype-Free IPA Release Party

Hype-Free IPA is brewed with a blend of Wisconsin-grown Triple Pearl, Centennial and Mackinac hops. It's got a big citrus and tropical fruit nose with a balanced palate that makes it oh-so-drinkable. And most importantly, it's 100% free of Hype.

Modicum Brewing Company 3732 Spooner Ave Suite A, Altoona

Cost: Free

Age: 21+

3pm-4:30am Fri. Aug. 10

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+

3pm Fri. Aug. 10

Movie Friday for Teens

Every Friday in August come to the library at 3:00 for a free movie. Movie titles are TBA. For those going into grades 6-12.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

3-11pm Fri. Aug. 10

Leinie's Tap Takeover at Green Mill

Leinenkugel's is taking over Green Mill. Join the Leinenkugel's team, the Green Mill team, and Dick Leinenkugel as Leinie's takes over all 13 tap lines. A fun-filled Friday for the chance to win Leinenkugel's merch & other prizes, enjoy fantastic food pairings, beer mashups, games and more.

Green Mill Restaurant & Bar 2703 Craig Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

4-8pm Fri. Aug. 10

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. Aug. 10

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. Aug. 10

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

4:30-6:30pm Fri. Aug. 10

Chili Bowl Challenge and Cook Off

This event is a fundraiser for the Wheaton Fire Department and will feature a chili cooking competition, a reaper chili eating competition, fire trucks, and a raffle. This event is open to the public, and the cost is $5 to sample the chili. Currently accepting competitors.

29 Pines Hotel and Convention Center 5872 33rd Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 to enter chili cooking competition, $5 to enter the reaper chili eating competition, $5 to sample chili, $1 or 3/$5 raffle tickets

Age: All Ages

5-7:30pm Fri. Aug. 10

Live Music: Two Frets Up

Two Frets Up is a duo playing a wide variety of music from country, country rock, trop rock, bluegrass rock, and oldies. Live music, local art, food, wine, coffee, and dessert.

Vino Cappuccino N5734 Hwy 12, Elk Mound

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-8pm Fri. Aug. 10

Oktoberfest Release Party

Grab your Lederhosen's and Dirndl's, it's Oktoberfest time! (No it's not too early) Join Leine Lodge as they tap the first Oktoberfest barrel! Beer Garden party with live music by Another Road, food truck by Bubbles BBQ with an Oktoberfest menu, lots of prizes, and fresh beer!

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

Cost: $15

Age: 21+

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Aug. 10

Dinner Jazz: '58 Belvedere

'58 Belvedere is a trio performing original compositions by Dean Granros (guitar) and group improvisation. The raw edge of Granros' guitar combined with the extraordinary drum and bass team of Dave Power and Pat Keen provides a new and unfiltered take on the idea of the jazz power trio.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7:30pm Fri. Aug. 10

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. Aug. 10

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

6-7:30pm Fri. Aug. 10

Draw Your Own Henna Workshop

Practice the designs and application of the henna paste. By the end of the class, you will walk away with a beautiful design on your hand. Bring and friend and draw on each other or draw on yourself. Pre-Registration is required. Coffee and tea will be provided

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: Ages 10+

6:30-9pm Fri. Aug. 10

Vietnam’s Taste of Summer

Lighten your dinner repertoire with one of Thao’s favorite noodle dishes—Vietnamese beef noodle salad. It’s refreshing, healthy, flavorful, and super easy to make. Whip up a batch of Vietnamese bubble tea, which is a little different than the bubble tea you might be familiar with. It’s light, refreshing, and full of delicious fruit.

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

Cost: $60

6:45pm Fri. Aug. 10

Budget Aerial Silks Class

Total beginners welcome. Want an absolutely amazing workout that is so fun and inspiring you forget your'e even working out? In this fast flight classes you learn how to use aerial equipment as a fun fitness tool put your strength to the test as you learn some pretty poses in the silks.

Moonrise Aerials Studio Banbury Place Building 13 (930 Galloway St), Room 122, Eau Claire

Cost: $15

7-10pm Fri. Aug. 10

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+

7pm Fri. Aug. 10

Live Music: Of Sea and Stone

After meeting through Tinder, Luke and Morgan quickly realized their vocal chemistry and began performing together. The now married duo's sound ranges from joyful to solemn, hopeful to desperate, and ultimately reflects the raw reality of human relationships.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. Aug. 10

Greg Gilbertson Live

Greg Gilbertson is a sight to behold. Effortlessly producing texturally exciting instrumental guitar pieces as vibrant as a Monet, he has continued in the tradition acoustic fingerstyle guitar made prominent by artists Michael Hedges and Leo…

The Potter's Shed 260 Industrial Blvd, Shell Lake

Cost: $5 at the door, kids under 14 FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Aug. 10

The Miracle Worker

Based on the remarkable true story of Helen Keller and her teacher Annie Sullivan, this inspiring and unforgettable play has become an American classic.

Regis High School 2100 Fenwick Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

7:05pm Fri. Aug. 10

Eau Claire Express vs Mankato Moondogs: Fireworks Friday

The Eau Claire Express play against the Mankato Moondogs. Rally towels will be given away to fans. Postgame fireworks show. Gates open 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

7:30pm Fri. Aug. 10

The Swampers: The Farmer Feeds Them All

The musical lumberjack aggregation known as “The Swampers” features Amanda Tanzer Schafer, Kathy Danielson, Judy Brist, Jerry Way, Tim Danielson, and Rob Kuchta telling local stories, singing “swampgrass” harmonies and playing a wide variety of folk instruments.

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

Cost: Adults $13, Seniors $12, Youth $6, Family of Four $32

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Aug. 10

A Real Super Time: A Post-Superhero Play

Superheroes have lost their powers and are trying to get them back. And they're not very good at it. Written and directed by Logan Toftness.

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

Cost: $15 GA; $10 students

Age: Ages 12+

9pm Fri. Aug. 10

Live Music: Acoustic Round

Acoustic Round featuring Jackson Taylor, Madi Marie, and Rosie Moua.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

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