Events For 08/22/2018

7:30am-1pm Wed. Aug. 22

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

8-9am Wed. Aug. 22

Body/Mind/Spirit Class

Experience your full wellness potential through tapping into your spiritual practice, embodiment practices, creative movement expressions, and understanding basic mental health.

Anandaworks Wellness Education Center 320 Putnam st., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8-9am Wed. Aug. 22

Body + Mind + Spirit Fitness Class

For people who really want wellness, who want more intention in their yoga, more joy in their wellness, and who have been absent from selfcare for awhile. Lynn Buske has 20 years of experience in teaching and all things wellness and spirituality.

Anandaworks Wellness and Education Center 320 Putnam St, Ste 123, Eau Claire

Cost: Free-will offering

Age: 18+

9am Wed. Aug. 22

One Million Cups

An event for local entrepreneurs to meet and present their startups to the thriving peer network of founders in Eau Claire. The coffee is encouraged.

Chippewa Valley Technical College 620 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire

9am-3pm Wed. Aug. 22

Watercolor Classes by Jeff Nelson - Beginner

This class is for the beginning painter (see Winter Birch image for intended subject). Class will be limited to 12 people.

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

Cost: The cost of the beginning class is $50 without materials, $60 with materials (14" x 16" size).

Age: HS and above

10-11am Wed. Aug. 22

Dance as Exercise

Use techniques developed by Martha Graham, to stretch and strengthen all muscle groups, and to renew the spirit. The workout is done almost exclusively on the floor. And, the class is open to beginners and dancers, alike.

Banbury Place Dance Studio 930 Galloway Street, Building 13, Rm 122, Eau Claire

Cost: $40 per month

Age: Adults

10-11am Wed. Aug. 22

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

11am-1pm Wed. Aug. 22

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

11am-6pm Wed. Aug. 22

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

11-11:30am Wed. Aug. 22

Sky Stories: Planetarium Show

Aan outta this world show. Visitors will lie down under the stars and learn all about the incredible constellations in tonight's sky. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11:30am-noon Wed. Aug. 22

Sky Stories: Planetarium Show

Aan outta this world show. Visitors will lie down under the stars and learn all about the incredible constellations in tonight's sky. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

noon-4pm Wed. Aug. 22

Mini Monets Art Lessons

Come in and express your inner artist with our friendly staff who will guide you through the process of creating a finished painting. Mini Monets. Kid friendly instructions. Kids will paint on a 12x12 themed canvas. All supplies included. Beverages and smiles are always free.

Craving Canvas and Ceramic Studio 2807 East Hamilton Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $25; Call ahead to reserve your spot. Advance payment not necessary.

Age: Kids Age 6+

1-4pm Wed. Aug. 22

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

1-3pm Wed. Aug. 22

Knot Just Knitting - Crafting Group

Crafters are invited to bring their latest project and enjoy an afternoon of crafting and conversation with fellow artists. Meet new people, create new items, and even learn a thing or two. Quilt, knit, scrapbook, crochet, and more.

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

3-5pm Wed. Aug. 22

All Ages Open Lab

Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather craft, make music, create art or play games, the Dabble Box makerspace has something for you. All ages open labs offer time for self-guided exploration with staff on hand to answer questions. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-7pm Wed. Aug. 22

Cultural Cuisine Night: Southern Comfort Food

The Cultural Cuisine Nights series ends with some Southern Comfort Food Classics. Brought to you by the Hickory Kist chef.

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

Cost: Food priced a la carte

5:30-8pm Wed. Aug. 22

A Grand Evening on the Bridge

A unique community experience. Dine and socialize on the newly upgraded and widened Grand Avenue Footbridge. Featuring food and drinks from some of Downtown’s finest establishments. Downtown Eau Claire's signature fundraiser.

Grand Avenue Footbridge Accessible from East or West Grand Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $100/person, $185/couple; prices subject to change

5:30-6:15pm Wed. Aug. 22

Butts and Guts

Are you ready to jump-start your fitness with a full body, calorie burning workout? Create your own intensity while receiving a full body workout with extra focus on abs and legs. Pre-register online or at the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $25

Age: 16+

5:30-6:30pm Wed. Aug. 22

Belly Dance Classes

Learn the foundation of belly dance in Level 1. Everyone is welcome to drop-in and add a bit of dance energy to your day. Each class consists of detailed instruction of two foundational belly dance moves, plus time to test out all the elements of this fun, energetic, empowering, improvisational dance style.

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness 308 N Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: Drop-in $15; call for monthly rates

Age: 16+

5:30-8:30pm Wed. Aug. 22

Austen in August

A celebration of Jane Austen; one of the greatest writers of all time. Recreate a Regency Era High Tea, play a few rounds of Jane Austen Trivia Bingo, with readings of her works in between rounds of bingo.

The Duke and Dagger 120 6th Avenue West, Menomonie

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Wed. Aug. 22

Durand Music in the Park

Live music at Durand's Memorial Park Bandshell. Check out their website for developments on which bands are booked which dates.

Memorial Park 2nd Avenue East, Durand

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Wed. Aug. 22

Wednesday Night Read-Ins

Join book lovers from the Chippewa Valley for sustained silent reading. Take some time for yourself each week to read a book, chat about book recommendations, and sip kombucha and cold brew. Every Wednesday this summer. (EXCEPT: June 27 and July 4).

SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar 615 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

6-7pm Wed. Aug. 22

Treatment Foster Parent Informational Session

Become a Treatment Foster Parent. Come for an informational session at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin's Community Services office. You are under no obligation to become licensed as a foster parent by attending this event.

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Community Services 2004 Highland Avenue, Suite M, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8:30pm Wed. Aug. 22

Kids Drop-In Art Discovery Centers

Introductory throwing and hand-building clay class using wheel, slab roller, and extruder. Clay, glazes and firing included. Student choice of projects with instructor guidance.

Meadowsong Studios E15501 County Road D, Fall Creek

Cost: $150

Age: Adults and Kids age 10+

6-9:30pm Wed. Aug. 22

Chippewa Valley Museum Presents Local Trivia Night

Compete against others for prizes and the honor of saying you Know the Chippewa Valley the Best. Includes 5 rounds hosted by local author and UWEC professor BJ Hollars. Event also includes beer pull, cash bar, food, and ice cream.

Chippewa Valley Museum 1204 E. Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $25 includes drink ticket and ice cream cone

6-9pm Wed. Aug. 22

Lakely Loves: Heirloom Tomatoes

Chef Nathan Berg will create a special 6-course dinner with special, heirloom tomatoes. Throughout the dinner, he will share much of his experience with, and growing, the tomatoes.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $60/person

6-8pm Wed. Aug. 22

Tasting Event with Hop and Barrel Brewing

Come meet the Hop and Barrel Rep, Team, and head brewer. Four specialty Hop and Barrel beers will be featured.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6:15-8:30pm Wed. Aug. 22

Summer Rink Rat Hockey

Ever Wednesday April - August. Mite/Squirt (ages 7-10) from 6:15-7:15pm. Peewee/Bantam (ages 11-14) from 7:30-8:30pm.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass (1 Punch)

Age: Ages 7-10 only

6:30-8:30pm Wed. Aug. 22

Pure Water Paddlers Social Paddle: The View on Lake Wissota

Each week the Pure Water Paddlers go to a different spot in the Chippewa Valley. Every level of paddler welcome. Bring your own kayak, canoe or SUP and meet others who enjoy the sport. Life jacket required. Check the website and Facebook for any last minute changes.

The View on Lake Wissota 17779 County Hwy X, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

6:30pm Wed. Aug. 22

Rock'N On the River Summer Concert Series

Every Wednesday night at the River Prairie park in Altoona you can enjoy live music. Shows start at 6:30pm and food trucks will be onsite.

River Prairie Park 1419 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Wed. Aug. 22

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

6:30-8pm Wed. Aug. 22

Dunn County Democrats

The Dunn County Democrats will meet. There is a role for all to play. All are Welcome.

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Wed. Aug. 22

Poker Night at Big T's

4 weeks to qualify then BIG tournament with lots of extra prizes & cash to be won. One free beverage weekly for all players. Test your skills.

Big T's 2007 3rd St, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 buy in; 12 week format

7pm Wed. Aug. 22

Harry Potter Quotes Trivia

Trivia this evening is all quotes from the book series. You'll hear a quote, then name the character who said it. Increase your chances to win a $1500 voucher towards a trip to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter on August 25th.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Wed. Aug. 22

Chippewa Valley Roller Derby Summer Practice

Interested in checking out roller derby? CVRD is always recruiting. Summer practices are perfect for learning to skate, learning the rules, and meeting the team. No prior experience necessary.

National Guard Armory 1730 North Lane, Eau Claire

Age: 18+

7pm Wed. Aug. 22

Live Big Band Jazz on The Patio

The Plus proudly hosts live jazz every Wednesday, all summer long. Come relax and enjoy our outdoor patio with some of the most talented musicians in the Chippewa Valley.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Wed. Aug. 22

Experience the Sound of Soul

Experience the Sound of Soul. Discover your inner guidance, healing for body, mind, and spirit, and a higher form of creativity by chanting the sacred sound of HU. Spiritual discussion and light refreshments afterward.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library - Chippewa Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-8:15pm Wed. Aug. 22

Everything Zen (All Levels Restorative Style Candlelight)

Everything Zen is about incorporating everything you have available to create Zen in our life - yoga poses, bolsters, blankets, essential oils, sounds, breath, hot stones, soothing music, breath work and meditation all in a candlelit setting.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 drop-in rate

Age: 18+

8:45-10:15pm Wed. Aug. 22

Adult Open Broomball

Helmets and sticks are available on first-come, first-serve basis.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass (1 Punch)

Age: 18+

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