Events For 08/12/2018

Sun. Aug. 12

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

7am-5pm Sun. Aug. 12

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

8am Sun. Aug. 12

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 Sun. Aug. 12

VFW Breakfast

Breakfast will be served by the Altoona VFW and Auxiliary.

Altoona VFW 1419 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 4-9

Age: All Ages

8am-4pm Sun. Aug. 12

St. James the Greater Summer Fest

Family, friendly entertainment. Outdoor Mass followed by a supper with a freewill offering. The fun continues on August 12th with a Car Show at 8am, live music by 40 Fingers, a chicken dinner, a beer garden for the adults, and free Caricatures, free Balloon creations, and free Facepainting for the kids.

St. James Catholic Church 2502 11th St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8am Sun. Aug. 12

SOLD OUT: Big Top Trip

Travel with Wisconsin Public Radio for their Big Top Trip August 12th-13th. This trip includes transportation, a ticket to the Big Top Chautauqua show and Lake Superior Train Museum, two meals, and lodging. Prices start at $275 for double occupancy rooms. Learn more at

Pick Up Available in Eau Claire

Cost: Single Occupancy- $365 Double Occupancy- $275

Age: 18+

9-10:30am Sun. Aug. 12

Calligraphy Workshop

Learn the art of calligraphy and take your penmanship game to the next level. Cost includes take home cards, two calligraphy pens and practice sheets. Light snacks also provided. Must pre-register online to attend. Instructor: Kaitlyn Bryan.

Red's Mercantile 224 N Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: $35

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sun. Aug. 12

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

10am-2pm Sun. Aug. 12

Shift Summer Sundays: Brunch & Lunch

Amy Huo of Locavore Mobile Kitchen fame will be at Shift every Sunday with her fantastic menu of local foods dressed up as breakfast sandwiches, sliders and salads - gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan friendly.

SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar 615 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

11am-4pm Sun. Aug. 12

Eau Claire Exotic Pet Expo

With over 100 tables of vendors, this is the largest pet expo in the area. Find great deals on pet supplies, as well as exotic pets from responsible breeders, all while supporting small local businesses.

Eau Claire Expo Center 5530 Fairview Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $3/adult, $1/child (ages 4-12), kids 3 and under free!

Age: All Ages

11am Sun. Aug. 12

PiYo and Wine

Enjoy a Yoga/Pilates based Flow class as you take in the scenery followed by wine tasting. Flow class is 45 minutes, wine tasting after then you always have the option of enjoying a glass of wine on the patio. Cost includes Flow class and wine tasting. No registration needed.

Autumn Harvest Winery 19947 Cty Hwy J, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10

noon-5pm Sun. Aug. 12

Carson Park Train Rides

Enjoy a scenic, half-mile train ride located in Eau Claire's premier Carson Park presented by the Chippewa Valley Railroad Association. A coal-fired steam engine pulls one train, a G-16 gasoline powered-streamliner pulls the other.

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: Under 2 years old FREE, ages 2-12 $2, ages 12+ $3

noon-3pm Sun. Aug. 12

Augusta Health & Rehabilitation 50 Year Celebration

Join Augusta Health and Rehabilitation in celebrating 50 years and enjoy free and friendly activities including caricatures, food and refreshments, live entertainment, a petting zoo, and raffles.

Augusta Health & Rehabilitation 901 Bridge Creek Lane, Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Sun. Aug. 12

Learn to Crochet

Learn the basics of crochet. You will learn everything you need to know to get started with this craft.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: Ages 13+

1:30-4:30pm Sun. Aug. 12

Live Music: Eric Sorensen

A Multi-Instrumentalist Singer/Songwriter that has been performing at a number of venues for over thirty years. Expect to hear some 6 & 12 string guitar, mandolin, harp, and didgeridoo. Styles range from folk to jazz to classical, reggae to Beatles, bluegrass and blues.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-4pm Sun. Aug. 12

Summer Concerts at Riverbend Winery

Bring you friends and enjoy live entertainment from our patio or lawn, steps away from the vineyard and a world away from the everyday. Concerts are outside, so bring lawn-chairs and blankets as seating is limited.

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

Cost: FREE

1:30-4pm Sun. Aug. 12

Summer Concert Sundays: Olive Sings

Enjoy a Sunday afternoon with some tunes in the vineyard with local favorite Olive Sings and some wines. Olive Sings is an acoustic duo made up of the sweet, brilliant vocal styling of Kayla Zoltak and the down home, old time sounds of Seth Gamble. It is recommended to bring your own seating.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30pm Sun. Aug. 12

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+

2pm Sun. Aug. 12

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

2:05pm Sun. Aug. 12

Eau Claire Express vs St. Cloud Rox

The Eau Claire Express play against the St. Cloud Rox. Postgame Poster Giveaway and autographs with the team. Gates at 1pm.

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

3-6pm Sun. Aug. 12

Live Music: Derek Ramnarace

Derek strikes out on his own and the singer/songwriter's emotionally raw, honest and heartfelt lyrics are wowing audiences everywhere. He tours as a solo artist both in the Midwest and Nationally. His band, The Old Soul Society is a Wisconsin Based Group that is firmly rooted in Americana.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages with parent/guardian

3-5pm Sun. Aug. 12

DJ Trivia

Come for DJ Trivia. Win Rumor Mill Gift Cards.

The Rumor Mill Pub & Eatery 465 Chippewa Mall Dr., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

4-7pm Sun. Aug. 12

Live Music: Mark Healey & Jim Schuh Duo

Mark has been in the world famous band Badfinger since 1986. In 2009, Mark released his CD Inside Out. For the last six years, Jim played in his band Schuh Fly. Mark and Jim perform a variety of songs that they really like. Artists covered: Badfinger, Beatles, Bob Dylan, Everly Bros., Buddy Holly, etc.

SandBar & Grill 17643 50th Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

4:30-5:30pm Sun. Aug. 12

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

5-7pm Sun. Aug. 12

Teen Workshops

This programming will focus on professional development and general life skills. Concise, informative, and hands-on, these interactive workshops will leave you feeling prepared and confident to tackle things like writing your first resume, applying for college, and seeking scholarship/volunteer opportunities.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $12, Community $20

Age: 13+

6:30-8:30pm Sun. Aug. 12

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

6:30-8:40pm Sun. Aug. 12

Cornerstone's Hero VBS

At VBS Hero Central, your students will enjoy an interactive, energizing, Bible-based good time as they discover their strength in God. They will become Heroes and explore how to serve God and God’s mission for their lives

Cornerstone Christian Church 310 W. Polk Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-11

6:30pm Sun. Aug. 12

Ski Sprites Water Ski Show

A Wisconsin tradition, everyone should spend at least one night at the beach, watching the Ski Sprites perform on the water. Concessions available.

Lake Altoona County Beach 604 Beach Rd., Altoona

Cost: FREE event admission, but a $5/car Eau Claire county parking permit is required

Age: All ages

7-8pm Sun. Aug. 12

CBD Infused Aerial Yoga

Enjoy a relaxing aerial hammock yoga class and sample (very legal) Blue Ridge Hemp CBD all-natural, vegan, non gmo topical essential oils. Class is limited to 7 students; you must pre-register to reserve your hammock.

Moonrise Aerials Studio 800 Wisconsin Street; Banbury Place Building 13, Room 112, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

8-9:30pm Sun. Aug. 12

Bingo Night at The Plus

With buy one, get one free drinks from 8pm-close, full restaurant service, and chances to win free food, beverage and event giveaways.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10pm Sun. Aug. 12

Mousetrap Open Mic

Downtown Eau Claire's Sunday night entertainment hosted by Peter Diedrick. Drums and amps available. Start at 10pm or after the Packer game. Check Facebook for more information.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

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