Events For 07/03/2019

Wed. Jul. 3

43rd Annual Augusta Bean and Bacon Days

Events include Ms Augusta Pageant; charcoal chicken, bbq, brats, hot dogs; softball tournament, burnout tournament, dances, fireworks, Run for the Bacon 5k, craft & vendor fair, demolition derby, auto and truck show, parade, horse pull competition, and much much more.

City of Augusta

Cost: FREE for spectators, $7 for car entry

Age: All Ages

Wed. Jul. 3

45th Annual Chetek Liberty Festival

Features a run/walk, softball tournament, car show, craft fair, quilt show, volleyball tournament, kids activities, helicopter rides, ski show, block party with inflatables and live music, horse pull, family night with outdoor movies and s'mores, golf tourney, pancake breakfast, parade, beach party, fireworks, and more. See the full schedule online.

City of Chetek

7:30am-1pm Wed. Jul. 3

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

9am Wed. Jul. 3

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

9:30-11am Wed. Jul. 3

Play 'N' Learn Playgroup

A fun, interactive experience for children and caregivers to enjoy together. Registration is encouraged but not required. Activities include sensory experiences, crafts, music/movement, story and snack time.

Family Resource Center for Eau Claire County 4800 Golf Rd., Suite 450, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Children 0-7 and their grown-ups

10am-4pm Wed. Jul. 3

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

10am Wed. Jul. 3

Micon Summer Kids Movies

During the summer, Micon Cinemas in Chippewa Falls will show an array of kids movies for only a quarter! This summer, look forward to Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Hotel Transylvania 3, Smallfoot, Space Jam, How to Train Your Dragon 3, Lego Movie 2, and more surprises to come!

Micon Cinemas Chippewa Falls 475 Chippewa Mall Dr., Chippewa Falls

Cost: 25¢ admission

10:30-11am Wed. Jul. 3

Super Small Science: Seed Starters

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments! This week's activity is making seed starters.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11-11:45am Wed. Jul. 3

Party in the Park

Weather permitting, the Chippewa Falls Library will host a gathering at the stage in Riverfront Park for active games, parachute play, music and movement fun.

Riverfront Park Bridge St. and River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Family

11-11:30am Wed. Jul. 3

Get Up & Go: Space Walking

Designed to keep your kiddos moving, these fun and physical games teach teamwork and skills that can carry home to your own backyard! This week's activity is space walking.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

1:30pm Wed. Jul. 3

Science or Sci-Fi?

Explore the bizarre, unexplained or just plain weird throughout the universe!

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

Cost: FREE

Age: School age

1:30pm Wed. Jul. 3

Big Fun Show

Comedy juggling, magic, modern vaudeville, one-man circus act. Tickets are required for entrance. Free tickets are available one week in advance of each program.

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

3-4pm Wed. Jul. 3

Let's Get Cooking: Trail Mix

Learn about healthy snacks and basic food prep skills. You'll be able to take the tasty treat you create home with you, along with the lessons learned. This week's recipe is trail mix. Drop in anytime during the one-hour window.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

5-6:30pm Wed. Jul. 3

Women Writers on Wednesday with Karen Loeb

Karen Loeb’s fiction and poetry have appeared in Fiction Southeast, Hanging Loose, New Ohio Review, Volume One and other magazines. Her poem “In the Science Museum” won the 2016 Wisconsin People and Ideas contest.

200 Main - Art and Wine 200 Main St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6-8pm Wed. Jul. 3

Knit Night

Knit Night, also known as Knit Club, is open to the public. Knit, crochet, embroider, bead, or bring any craft you like. Visit with like-minded folks, share and show off your project, bring snacks and get crafty. All are welcome. No purchase necessary.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Wed. Jul. 3

Wisconsin Brewing Tasting Event

Aymey from Wisconsin Brewing will be at Growler Guys from 6-9pm to answer questions about their brew. They will also be giving $1 off all Wisconsin Brewing pints, as well as tickets for swag drawings every half hour.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6:30-8:30pm Wed. Jul. 3

Amp Quiz Trivia at Back 40 Dining & Cocktails

Welcoming teams of any size. Prizes for the top three teams. Get a free answer online and visit the AMP Quiz Facebook page for a picture hint. Enjoy dinner/drinks with family and friends during the game.

Back 40 Dining & Cocktails 19037 State Hwy 40, Bloomer

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6:30pm Wed. Jul. 3

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. June 12: The Thundermen June 19: Sage June 26: Drivin Miss Dixie July 3: HGT Band July 10: JFT Band July 17: Rada Rada July 24: 40 Fingers July 31: Transistor Radio Aug. 7: Poor Man’s Ridge Aug. 14: Big Bang Aug. 21: Jim Herrick & Friends Aug. 28: The Thundermen

River Prairie Park 1419 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Wed. Jul. 3

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

7pm Wed. Jul. 3

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

7-10pm Wed. Jul. 3

Classic Country Jam

Hosted by the "Bear Creek Boys" (Bear Creek Band w/steel guitar), this jam invites singers, musicians, or bands to perform their favorite classic country hits with or without the backup band. Backline provided but please bring your axe. The public is invited.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-9pm Wed. Jul. 3

Amp Quiz Trivia at Wayside Bar and Grill

Welcoming teams of any size. Prizes for the top three teams. Get a free answer online and visit the AMP Quiz Facebook page for a picture hint. Enjoy dinner/drinks with family and friends during the game.

Wayside Bar & Grill 18091 County Highway X, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-9pm Wed. Jul. 3

Amp Quiz Trivia at Ray's Place

Welcoming teams of any size. Prizes for the top three teams. Get a free answer online and visit the AMP Quiz Facebook page for a picture hint. Enjoy dinner/drinks with family and friends during the game.

Ray’s Place 838 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-9pm Wed. Jul. 3

Dj Trivia at the Sheeley House

General knowledge, family friendly trivia. Play as a team, or on your own. Prizes for the top 3 teams with points. Go to the website for the "Clue of the Day" and information on how to get bonus points for that day's game.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7pm Wed. Jul. 3

Music at the Potters Shed

Enjoy live music by regional and national bands at the coolest outdoor music venue in Northwest Wisconsin! Concerts every Friday night from Memorial Day to Labor Day and a few extra nights for good measure. The Shed is family friendly so…

Potters Shed 260 Industrial Blvd., Shell Lake

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Wed. Jul. 3

Eau Claire Municipal Band Summer Concert Season

Listen to high quality, free entertainment by the oldest musical organization in Eau Claire. From traditional Sousa marches, patriotic melodies, pop, jazz, rock, and soundtracks, there is something for everyone's listening pleasure.

Owen Park Bandshell 1st Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Wed. Jul. 3

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

8pm Wed. Jul. 3

True Crime Trivia at The Plus

How much do you know about high profile crimes and court cases? Put a team together and show off.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

8-9:30pm Wed. Jul. 3

Clear Water Comedy Standup Comedy Showcase

This particular show will be a showcase of homegrown talent and feature an all local lineup of some of the Chippewa Valley's funniest.

Zymurgy Brewing 624 Main Street. E, Menomonie

9pm Wed. Jul. 3

Bennyoke

Come to Bennyoke every Wednesday and Sunday and sing your favorite karaoke songs.

Scooter's 411 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Age: 21+

9pm Wed. Jul. 3

Live Music: DUMB

Popular hard rock band DUMB from Vancouver, Canada will play at The Venue, the backroom of The Plus. They'll be joined by gash, Rat Dog, and kojitree.

The Venue 209 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Ongoing Events For 07/03/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

T-Ball 1

Every Monday, Wednesday until Jul. 22, 5:30-8:30pm