Events For 06/08/2019

Sat. Jun. 8

46th Annual Altoona Cinder City Days

A multi-day family-friendly fair of music, food, amusement, and more. Featuring Craig Morgan on 6/8, and the Karaoke Singoff finale on 6/7. Craft & vendor show and car show & charcoal chicken. Carnival, parades, boys baseball, mens softball, dart tournaments, and more.

Most events at Cinder City Park, check website for full schedule/locations Spooner Ave and 10th St., Altoona

Cost: Concert tickets available online, most other events FREE

Age: All Ages

Sat. Jun. 8

56th Annual Durand Funfest

Carnival, beer garden, car show, fishing contest, 80s music bash, kiddie parade, chicken stand, 5k Fun Run/Walk, face painting, bean bag tournament, trike races, live music, french toast breakfast, pie & ice cream social, fireman's water fight, and grand parade. Check out the full schedule online.

Memorial Park 2nd Avenue East, Durand

7-11am Sat. Jun. 8

26th Annual Dunn County Dairy Promotion Breakfast

The meal includes all-you-can-eat Dad’s Belgian Waffles and you'll be able to enjoy a variety of yummy dairy products. There will be a bake sale, antique tractor display, petting zoo, tractor-driven hay wagon tours, door prizes and more.

Alfalawn Farm N2859 290th St, Menomonie

Cost: $6, children 5 and under are free

Age: All Ages

7:30am-1pm Sat. Jun. 8

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. Jun. 8

Elk Mound Community Thrift Sales

Come out and shop at the 50+ thrift sales in the area. Stop at the fire station for your map, charcoal chicken dinner and baked goods.

Elk Mound Fire Station 202 E Menomonie St, Elk Mound

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8am-noon Sat. Jun. 8

Pancake Breakfast and Young Eagles Flights

EAA chapter 509 is proud to host a young eagle flight rally providing free airplane rides to children ages 8-17. Signature of parent or legal guardian required, and weather permitting. Pancake breakfast will be held rain or shine. A fun-filled day centered around aviation for everyone.

Chippewa Valley Regional Airport 3800 Starr Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Free airplane rides for children 8-17, pancake breakfast supports EAS chapter 509

Age: All Ages

8am-noon Sat. Jun. 8

Road Ride

Participate in a road biking tour led by local bike enthusiasts from SHIFT Adventure Club. Bike about 30 miles at a pace of 14-16 mph through the Chippewa Valley and make a stop for a free snack! Helmets required.

SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar 615 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

8am-1pm Sat. Jun. 8

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

8:30am-5pm Sat. Jun. 8

Lifeguard Review

Current Lifeguards can review knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide professional-level care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over and prepare for final skills and written exams.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $70, Community $95

Age: 17+

9am-2:30pm Sat. Jun. 8

Babysitter Training

Prepares students in grades 6-8 safety skills for when they are home alone, watching younger siblings or babysitting. Students learn life-saving skills such as how to rescue someone who is choking and helpful information like what to do if there is severe weather. Please bring a bag lunch.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $45, Community $70

Age: Ages 10-15

9-11am Sat. Jun. 8

Saturday Morning Hullabaloo: The Bazillions

These open air, interactive concerts will begin with an hour of music and games before a very special featured children's performers take over the park. With years of indie-pop gigs under their belts, The Bazillions bring their music to the kindie rock stage with a well-honed live sound.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9-11am Sat. Jun. 8

Saturday Morning Hullabaloo: Kids Concert Series

Hosted by children's entertainer Beth Jean, these open air, interactive concerts will begin with an hour of music and games before a very special featured children's performers take over the park. Families are welcome to come and go as they enjoy the music, Farmers Market, and the Artist Market.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9am-3pm Sat. Jun. 8

Cinder City Days Car Show & Charcoal Chicken

Registration at 9am. Car Show at 10am. Voting at 1pm. Awards at 2:30pm. Contest features 1900-1980 Factory or Restored, Sports, Convertibles, Hot Rods & More. Vendors Welcome, 50s & 60s Music and On-Site Concessions including Chicken in the Park from 11am to 3pm.

10th Street Park 400 10th Street, Altoona

Cost: $5 to register, FREE for spectators

Age: All Ages

9am-9pm Sat. Jun. 8

The Local Store's Major Expansion Celebration Weekend & Sale

A weekend of samples, maker visits, sales, and more, celebrating our recent major Local Store expansion. Receive 15% off storewide (excludes alcohol), visit with makers that create products for The Local Store, enjoy samples of local beer, wine, cheese, sausage, chocolate, and more.

The Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

9am-noon Sat. Jun. 8

Open Play

Kids - bring your parents, grandparents or caregivers in and spend some quality time being creative, imaginative and just plain having fun and making memories!

Tiny Tots Playhouse 320 S. Wisconsin St., Fall Creek

Cost: $5/child, free for adults and infants under 12 months

Age: All Ages

9-10am Sat. Jun. 8

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

9:30am-3pm Sat. Jun. 8

"Let it Ride" Classic Car Show (29th Annual Rendezvous)

Come to Carson Park and see all of the Vintage European and Foreign Sports Cars. Vote on your favorite car. There will be lots of food and drink provided by the Lions Club and Dhimiters of Eau Claire. In the afternoon watch the Skilled Driving Event.

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Sat. Jun. 8

Fresh Art Tour

Self-guided meander to the finest studios and galleries in the Lake Pepin and Chippewa River Valleys. Travel the famous Great River Road and backroads of western Wisconsin, discover pottery, jewelry, paintings and more. For artist information and map visit the website.

The Purple Turtle Artisan Collective - Tour HQ N2020 Spring St, Stockholm

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Sat. Jun. 8

Spiritual Health & Wellness Faire

Free Speakers throughout both days. Native American Shamans, Healers, Psychics, Rune Readings. Crystals (Large & small) healing stones, jewelry, safe, health care products & more.

3 Miles North of Augusta S7280 State Road 27, Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-3pm Sat. Jun. 8

Cinder City Days Craft & Vendor Sale

50+ Vendors featuring Home Decor, Jewelry, Artwork, Fashion, Wood Working, Crochet & Knitting, Handmade Crafts, Local Artisans, Direct Selling and more.

Altoona Hobbs Sports Center 2300 Spooner Ave., Altoona

10am-12:30pm Sat. Jun. 8

CORBA Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day

Guided bike rides on the trails at Lowes Creek County Park and skills games for kids, plus a family cookout. Helmets are required. Hosted by CORBA and Eau Claire Youth Cycling.

Eau Claire Expo Center 5530 Fairview Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Kids

10am-5pm Sat. Jun. 8

45th Annual Parade of Homes

This year tour 15 new homes and 3 remodeled homes (new for 2019! at the Parade of Homes presented by Great American Fireplace. Event runs June 8 - 15th with remodeling entries open June 8 and 9th. Tickets are available online.

Throughout the Chippewa Valley (Eau Claire, Chippewa Falls, Altoona and Bloomer)

Cost: $8 through June 7th, $10 after June 7th

Age: All Ages

10-11:30am Sat. Jun. 8

Barre to the Bar: River Bend Winery & Distillery

We are taking Barre to the Bar! Join us for a 50 minute session on the patio overlooking the vineyard at River Bend Winery & Distillery followed by wine tasting. The cost of the event includes barre and wine tasting.

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

Cost: $12 for members ($15 for non-members)

Age: 21+

10am-noon Sat. Jun. 8

Wear Orange Walk to End Gun Violence

Demonstrate your support to address the problem of gun violence. At 10am gather at Wilson Park to hear about the toll gun violence takes on the nation. At 10:30am, wear orange and walk to Phoenix Park, returning to Wilson Park to write postcards to congressional representatives.

Wilson Park S Farwell St and Emery St, Eau Claire

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Sat. Jun. 8

Fire in the Shire: Medieval Celebration

A citywide celebration of all things medieval. Exhibits, demonstrations, food, shopping, and family fun.  9am: Meet and Greet with coffee and donuts at the Alma Hotel 10am: knightly procession at 10am led by an armored horse that will…

Castlerock Museum 402 South Second Street, Alma

Cost: $6 GA, $4 students, FREE for children 4 and under

Age: All Ages

10:30-11am Sat. Jun. 8

Story Time at Dotters Books

Guest readers will share two picture books with kids of all ages. Dotters will have donuts from Roadside Bakery and fresh brewed coffee for you to enjoy (donations for treats are welcome, but not necessary).

Dotters Books 1602 Hogeboom Ave., Eau Claire

11am-1pm Sat. Jun. 8

Citizens Climate Lobby Meeting

A nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that can empower you to become an advocate for a livable world. Thousands of volunteers speak powerfully to their elected officials, the news media and their local communities to help stabilize the climate and boost the economy with a carbon fee and dividend that is simple, fair and market friendly.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11-11:30am Sat. Jun. 8

Earthing Group

Earthing is a movement centered around connecting to the earth's natural energy for vibrant health. Stand barefoot on the earth for 20 minutes with others looking to ground themselves.

Phoenix Park, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-12:30pm Sat. Jun. 8

Glass Fusing

Learn to make colorful glass creations with Dawn, co-owner of The Glass Orchard. For ages 18+ and up. Registration is required.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

11am-4pm Sat. Jun. 8

Chippewa Valley Pride 2019

Meet people, get involved, and learn about local organizations that support the LGBTQ community. Events on the main circle include demos by The Torch Sisters at 11:30 and 12:30, Zumba fitness demo classes at 12pm and 1pm and a Drag Show at 2. There will be food trucks, music, and free giveaways.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1pm Sat. Jun. 8

Cinder City Days Big Parade

Floats, Classic Cars, Marching Bands and Much More. Parade Route: North on 3rd Street West - To Lynn Avenue - West on Lynn Ave to 9th St - South on 9th St, Returning to Bartlett

Route Starts on 3rd Street West & Ends on 9th Street 400 10th Street, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1pm Sat. Jun. 8

Cinder City Days Doll & Pet Parade

All children, pets and families are welcome to dress up in your favorite Princess, Popstar or Superhero costume to walk in our Cinder City Days Doll & Pet Parade. Simply dress up, bring your pets and enjoy being a part of the last few blocks of the Cinder City Days big Parade.

Altoona City Park 400 10th Street, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-2pm Sat. Jun. 8

Native Wildflower Sanctuary Tour

Join members of the Lake Wissota Garden Club for a guided tour. Club members will point out and identify the native wildflowers currently in bloom. Meet at the sanctuary sign/parking lot just south of the duck pond. Guided tours are held the second Saturday of the month through September.

Irvine Park Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-2:30pm Sat. Jun. 8

Hoof on the Roof: Folk Music

They play a combination of Upper Midwest dance tunes and Appalachian songs. Fiddle and accordion are out front and center as the band is actively engaged in preserving the tunes from our surrounding region. They play polkas, schottisches and waltzes mixed in with old ballads.

Augusta Senior and Community Center 616 West Washington St., Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Jun. 8

Downtown Eau Claire Food & History Tour

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.

The Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: $65/person

Age: All Ages

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Jun. 8

Downtown Chippewa Falls Food & History Tour

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 Chippewa Falls and the restaurants. A perfect mix of food, culture and fun.

Chippewa Falls Area Chamber of Commerce 10 South Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $65/person

Age: All Ages

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Jun. 8

Live Music at the Fish Farm: Girl Band

3 voices, 3 instruments, a bit of percussion and 4 really cool women, Girl Band delivers the unexpected and a heck of a lot of fun-loving harmony.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-5pm Sat. Jun. 8

Live Music: Mark Healey & Jim Schuch Duo

As a duo Mark and Jim perform a variety of songs that they really like. Artists covered include:Badfinger, Beatles, Bob Dylan, Everly Bros., Buddy Holly, etc. Wine, cheese, and snacks available for purchase. Feel free to bring a chair to this outdoor event. No beverage carry-in allowed.

Autumn Harvest Winery 19947 Cty Hwy J, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-5pm Sat. Jun. 8

Autumn Harvest Winery Outdoor Concerts

Autumn Harvest Winery hosts a wide array of local favorite and touring musicians at these summer concerts. Wine, cheese, and snacks available for purchase. Feel free to bring a chair to this outdoor event. No beverage carry-in allowed.

Autumn Harvest Winery 19947 Cty Hwy J, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE to attend

Age: All Ages

2-3:30pm Sat. Jun. 8

Craft a Kitchen Witch

A long-time tradition that is said to prevent fighting in the kitchen, boiled-over pots, and burnt toast.

The Broom & Crow 106 E. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $12

2:30-4:30pm Sat. Jun. 8

The Kid Who Would be King Movie Screening

The public is invited to a free screening of "The Kid Who Would be King."

Augusta Memorial Public Library 113 North Stone St, Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4pm Sat. Jun. 8

Cinder City Days Concert Presents: Craig Morgan

Craig Morgan is a country music star, army veteran, and creator of over 6 albums. No Pets. All persons and bags are subject to search. Chairs are allowed in General Admission ONLY. Gates open at 4pm. Free shuttle service provided by Right Way Shuttle, Inc.

River Prairie Park 1419 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $17 for GA, FREE for 12 and under, $27 for 21+ Standing VIP, and $37 for 21+ Reserved Seating

4-9pm Sat. Jun. 8

Robin Mink + Rina and Steam Machine Trio at Together Farms Burger Nights

Robin Monk will play from 4-6pm and the Steam Machine will play from 6-9pm. 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

6pm Sat. Jun. 8

Diamond School of Dance: Rise Up!

Join for the for Diamond School of Dance's 19th annual spring performance, "Rise Up!". Each performance is uniquely different featuring show stopping performances in ballet, contemporary, jazz, lyrical, hip-hop, musical theater, tap and acrobatics.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $12, FREE for children under 2

Age: All Ages

6pm Sat. Jun. 8

Stanley Truck and Tractor Pull

Pits open at 4pm with pull starting at 7pm. Mid-State Pullers of Wisconsin & NEW Motorsports sanctioned event.

Chapman Park 117 N Broadway, Stanley

6-10pm Sat. Jun. 8

Live Music: Drivin' Miss Dixie

An EC-based cover band featuring local legend Dixie Duffey. Veterans Dave Roll, Barry Wells, Dave Schrader and Steve Wells make up her capable back-up band. You'll hear classic songs from Stevie Wonder, Bonnie Raitt, The Beach Boys, Linda Ronstadt, The Mamas & Papas and many more.

Munson Bridge Winery W6462 Bridge Rd., WIthee

Cost: $5

Age: All ages

6:35pm Sat. Jun. 8

Eau Claire Express vs Waterloo Bucks

The Eau Claire Express play against the Waterloo Bucks.

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

7pm Sat. Jun. 8

Live Music: Klezmazel

Klezmazel is group of five musicians who decided to resurrect musical skills learned long ago in a way that enables them to celebrate the joy of life. The group takes their cue from a 500 year old tradition of ethnic music most closely associated with the Jews and Gypsies of Eastern Europe.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-11pm Sat. Jun. 8

Live Music: Chasing Mabel

Celebrate summer at Jake's Tiki Bar and enjoy the music of Chasing Mabel, the region's premier 90's cover band.

Jake's Supper Club E5690 County Rd. D, Menomonie

7-9pm Sat. Jun. 8

Live Music: Julian Manzara and Josh Johnson

Julian Manzara aims to express love and respect for all living things coupled with an immense gratitude to exist in the present moment. He is a guitarist, vocalist, composer, and teacher based in Minneapolis Julian attended Berklee College of Music before leaving to tour throughout the United States and Europe.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7:30pm Sat. Jun. 8

Performance Anxiety Presents: All My Tomorrows

After getting served divorce papers, Guy stumbles into a Manhattan bar to drink enough to get up the courage to sign them. Depressed and at a very low point, he meets a woman who helps change his perspective.

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

Cost: $20

8pm Sat. Jun. 8

Live Music: Shootin' Jack Band

Enjoy a cold one at Stones Throw and rock out with The Shootin' Jack Band a versatile 4-piece cover band with strong blues and classic rock roots. Classic rock, blues, alternative, rock, country & if you ask Nate nicely, he might do a little rap for you.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

8:30-11:30pm Sat. Jun. 8

Late Night Jazz: Josh Gallagher Trio

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

8:30-11:30pm Sat. Jun. 8

Weekend Brunch: Shane Leonard

A farm-focused weekend brunch (served 7am-1pm) with lively instrumental tunes from Leonard. The kitchen offers an array of Midwestern and other brunch classics. The bar offers a variety of classic and original morning drinks.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30pm-1:30am Sat. Jun. 8

Variety Sound & Entertainment

Variety Sound & Entertainment (VSE) will be playing at America's Best Value Inn the entire month of June.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

10pm Sat. Jun. 8

Observing The Night Sky With The Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society

Members of the Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society sponsor public observing sessions on clear Saturdays May though October (except 8/6/16). Public observing starts about an hour after sunset for about two hours. Come out and enjoy a view of the night sky not possible from the city.

Hobbs Observatory S1 County Hwy K, Fall Creek

Cost: Free, donations accepted

Age: All ages

10:30pm-1:30am Sat. Jun. 8

Cowboy Jack's After Party Featuring The Brady Luke Band

Head to the Cowboy Jacks afterparty after Craig Morgan's concert at River Prairie Park. This party features the Brady Luke Band, happy hour drink pricing, and specials combined with fun country music, a huge dance floor, and more. Starts after the concert ends and runs until 1:30am.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 06/08/2019

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