Events For 05/31/2019

Fri. May. 31

A Weekend of Buddhism with Khenpo Tenkyong

“Khenpo-la is a vibrant Lama with a deep compassion for the earth. He frequently takes the Dharma outside for a breath of fresh air, while at the same time he explores the inner dimensions of calm abiding. He is playful and sincere all…

Hay River KTC Meditation Center N14085 County V V, Ridgeland

Cost: Registration information available online.

Fri. May. 31

Artists Reception: Emerging Artists of the Chippewa Valley

As the Chippewa Valley arts scene experiences a period of unprecedented, exuberant growth, this exhibit asks – what’s next? Now presents new works by the latest group of exciting artists making an impact on the Chippewa Valley.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

6am-3:30pm Fri. May. 31

Bird School

For beginners who want to learn more about birds and take the next step in birding. Combines classroom lectures, field trips, group lessons and hands-on activities. Knowledgeable birders will teach the basics of bird behavior, migration, identification, and reproduction.

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Cty Rd. K, Fall Creek

Cost: $56 (Register by 5/1)

9-11:30am Fri. May. 31

Family Fun Zone

Children and parents enjoy open play on the large turf field filled with numerous toys, games, sports equipment, inflatables, and dress up clothes. Organized activities are also offered at different times each morning which children may participate in if they choose or continue with open play.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $3 member; $5 community

Age: Ages 0-6

9:30-11am Fri. May. 31

4K Space Camp

Travel the galaxy in this 5-week camp for 4K kids! Put on your space helmets, enjoy planetarium shows and come back to Earth with a whole new appreciation for the night sky. Camp includes 5 sessions beginning Friday, May 3. Choose between the morning session or afternoon session.

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

Cost: $50 members/$60 non-members

Age: 4K

10-11:30am Fri. May. 31

Health Benefits of Music for the Brain

Emerging research is resulting in an ever growing list of both clinical and non-clinical applications of music to achieve advantages, such as pain management, immune system enhancement, cognitive maintenance, and recovery from traumatic brain injury to name a few.

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

Cost: Free, morning refreshments included

Age: Adults

10-10:30am Fri. May. 31

Parachute Games

Kiddos ages three and up will love jumping, moving, dancing, grooving and all sorts of games with the giant.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11-11:30am Fri. May. 31

Planetarium Show: Sky Stories

Head to the inflatable Planetarium for an outta this world show. Visitors will explore the many constellations in our night sky. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside the Failsafe Lab 30 minutes prior to the start of the show.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11:30am-6:30pm Fri. May. 31

The 20th Annual Reach Foundation Charity Golf Outing

Teams of 5 meet out on the green for a fun filled day, including golfer prizes, raffle, silent auction, competitions on select holes, & a Chicken-Q dinner. The event supports a good cause, raises much needed funds to support the programming of Reach, Inc. serving clients with & without disabilities in Eau Claire County since 1963.

Hickory Hills Golf Course E4080 Hickory Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: Early Bird Registration $85 prior to May 7th; Afterwards $95

11:30am-noon Fri. May. 31

Planetarium Show: Sky Stories

Head to the inflatable Planetarium for an outta this world show. Visitors will explore the many constellations in our night sky. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside the Failsafe Lab 30 minutes prior to the start of the show.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

3:30-8pm Fri. May. 31

ChemCeed's Relay for Life Golf Outing Fundraiser

The ticket will include 9 holes of golf, ½ golf cart, food, and 1 drink ticket. As part of the event there will be also be hole games, a raffle drawing, and a silent auction. All of the proceeds from the entire event will be donated to Relay for Life benefiting the American Cancer Society.

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

Cost: $50

Age: 21+

3:30-5pm Fri. May. 31

4K Space Camp

Travel the galaxy in this 5-week camp for 4K kids! Put on your space helmets, enjoy planetarium shows and come back to Earth with a whole new appreciation for the night sky. Camp includes 5 sessions beginning Friday, May 3. Choose between the morning session or afternoon session.

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

Cost: $50 members/$60 non-members

Age: 4K

5-8pm Fri. May. 31

Final Fridays Studio Crawl

The AFS Artisans welcome you to come and stroll through our entire building. Interact with over 40 creators and see what talent is created within the walls of Artisan Forge and beyond.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Fri. May. 31

Blaine & Leah Howard at Together Farms Burger Nights

Blaine and Leah play thoughtful acoustic music with lots of harmonies and achy-pretty melodies. Burgers are made on the farm using 100% grass-fed beef. BYO chairs, tables, and blankets. Sides, beer, wine, and GF & vegetarian options.

Together Farms W93 Norden Rd, Mondovi

Cost: Food priced at $10-25

6-9pm Fri. May. 31

5th annual Chippewa Valley Nature Festival

The Nature presents numerous opportunities to learn about and experience the natural world around us. There are both indoor presentations and several field opportunities by foot or canoe/kayak.

UW-Stout Sorenson Hall and surrounding Chippewa Valley 712 Broadway St South, Menomonie

Cost: Earlybird for all weekend events is $25, children attend free with paid adult, some field trips have additional fees

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Fri. May. 31

Thorp Dairy Days

Carnival, food vendors, youth baseball tournament, truck pull, music, a Sunday parade (starts at noon), polka music. Free admission all 3 days.

Northside Park North Washington Street and West Park Street, Thorp

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. May. 31

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+

7-10pm Fri. May. 31

Live Music: Two Frets Up

Live music out at Jeremiah’s Bullfrog Fish Farm, featuring Two Frets Up, a Duo that plays a wide variety of music from Country, Country Rock, Trop Rock, Bluegrass, Rock and Oldies.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. May. 31

Live Music: Paul Bonstrom

Solo acoustic guitar/vocal performance, featuring a wide variety of music spanning Americana, Folk, Country and classic Rock.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

7-8:30pm Fri. May. 31

Meditation for a Healthy Mind & Body

The foundation for cultivating a peaceful mind through meditation is a flexible body. Buddhist Meditation Master, Khenpo Karma Tenkyong will kick off the weekend retreat with a talk about how yoga and meditation can enhance body and mind.

Ridgeland Area Community Center 200 Diamond Street, Ridgeland

Cost: $10 suggested donation

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. May. 31

The Salon Presents: Savannah Smith & Andy Cook

Savannah Smith’s vocal prowess and absolute mastery of crafting raw and gritty emotion into beautiful melodies defines her from the crowd in moments. ​ Cook grounds his compositions with a keen sense of dark and direct lyrics, conjuring up Timber Timbre, Real Estate and even Kurt Vile at times.

The Salon at Odd Humyns 209 North Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

7:30-9:30pm Fri. May. 31

Cathy Reitz & 7Swing and Sundae and Mr. Goessl

An evening of Swing Music in the beautiful Mabel Tainter Theater with vintage jazz duo, based out of Seattle, "Sundae and Mr. Goessl" and "Cathy Reitz & 7Swing", Best Jazz Band finalist in Volume One's Best of the Chippewa Valley - 2018 and 2019.

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts 205 Main St. E, Menomonie

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. May. 31

Eau Claire Cavaliers Baseball

See a hometown baseball game with the Eau Claire Cavaliers baseball team. Their primary location is Carson Park Stadium, but check their website for information and update about upcoming games.

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 adults; $1 students 18 & under; children 5 & under FREE; season ticket options available

Age: All ages

8-11pm Fri. May. 31

Live Music: Joe G

A singer/songwriter who combines Americana, folk, and pop musical styling with raw, personal lyrics. His originals focus on everything from love to pain, joy to sadness. Also covers Johnny Cash, Amos Lee, Tom Petty, Elvis, Taylor Swift, Radiohead, Tom Petty, Marvin Gaye to Chris Stapleton.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30-11:30pm Fri. May. 31

Late Night Jazz: Josh Gallagher Trio

After two years at the Berklee College of Music, Josh Gallagher was selected as the pianist in the Brubeck Institute Jazz Sextet, where he performed with guest clinicians Bobby Watson, Rufus Reid, Jimmy Heath, Artistic Director Christian McBride, and Institute founder Dave Brubeck.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30pm Fri. May. 31

Live Music: Cragars

The Cragars are a party band ready to rock. From oldies to newbies, they play a healthy mix of Rock N Roll music mixed with some country, hip hop, and original music.

O'Leary's Pub 809 W. Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 05/31/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

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