Events For 07/27/2019

Sat. Jul. 27

Dunn County Fair

The Dunn County Fair provides entertainment, rides, live music, tractor pull, races, demo derby, and 4-H events for all visitors.

Dunn County Fair Grounds 620 17th St., Menomonie

Cost: $1/person; $2 after 4pm on Fri & Sat; $10 for season pass; free parking

Age: All Ages

Sat. Jul. 27

Eau Claire County Fair

A youth and family-centered fair with animal judging, 4-H exhibits, low cost games and activities for children, educational exhibits and moderately-priced concessions including homemade pies. Check out antique tractors, cowboy mounted shooting contests, baking contests, charcoal chicken dinners, crafts & merchant displays, a collector car show, and more.

Eau Claire County Expo Center 5530 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE Admission, FREE Parking

Age: All Ages

Sat. Jul. 27

8th Annual Ren in the Glen

Enter a world of magic, wonder and adventure - Ren in the Glen medieval fantasy faire. Music, dance, shows, shops, exotic goods, food, tavern, Medieval Tourney, Fight the Knight, and Royal Court. Come in costume.

Ren in the Glen 1442 Dunn St. Croix Road, Glenwood City

Cost: $10 at the gate, $8 advance, kids 12 and under free

Age: All Ages

Sat. Jul. 27

2nd Annual OneFest Christian Music Festival

Featuring national artists Newsboys, Francesca, Building 429, TYE, Tori Harper, Tom Golly, Tru-Serva, Carrolton, Boiling Point, and more. This family friendly event will have music, kids activities, ministry showcases, vendors, and food.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Ticketed from $25-$150

Age: All Ages

Sat. Jul. 27

Red Cedar Film Festival

A celebration of independent film held along the Red Cedar River in beautiful historic Menomonie. Films for all interests will be shown and ends in a closing brunch. Venues include the Wilson Park Bandshell and the historic Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts. Schedule available online.

Multiple Locations, Menomonie

Cost: $5-10 single screening, $25-40 full pass, $80 VIP

Sat. Jul. 27

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

7:30am-1pm Sat. Jul. 27

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-1pm Sat. Jul. 27

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

9am-2:30pm Sat. Jul. 27

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

9-10am Sat. Jul. 27

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

9am-1pm Sat. Jul. 27

Bogart's Doughnut Saturdays at Northbound Supply Co.

Back by popular demand after the last two wildly successful donut pop-up events, Bogarts Doughnuts from Minneapolis will be at Northbound Supply Co. hosting a pop-up donut shop every Saturday in summer starting June. 29. There will probably be a line, so get there early.

Northbound Supply Co 215 North Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: Donuts priced a la carte

10am-5pm Sat. Jul. 27

Soul and Synergy Metaphysical & Wellness Fair

A metaphysical, spiritual and wellness fair for everyone. 30+ vendors of goods and services, gallery readings, a channeling session, speakers and so much more.

Best Western PLUS Eau Claire Conference Center 3340 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. Jul. 27

Friends of the Library Book Sale

The Friends of the Library will hold a book sale on the lower level of the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library. Choose from a wide variety of non-fiction, children's, adult fiction, and young adult books, as well as audio books, music CDs and DVDs. Friday will feature a Music CD bag sale.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-10:30am Sat. Jul. 27

Pop Up Science: Orbiting Objects

Museum Playologists have several different fun and interactive science kits to break out with kids and explore all things STEAM-related! This week's activity is learning about orbiting objects.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10am-2pm Sat. Jul. 27

Cardboard Construction

Failsafe will convert into a fort-building space, full of cardboard, MakeDo Kits and all of the necessary items to create some huge structures! Stop in anytime to join in the architectural fun.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10am-1pm Sat. Jul. 27

Weekend Brunch: Dean Granros

A jazz and new music composer and improviser who has been blending influences from multiple genres since the late 1960's to develop a unique and multidirectional body of work within the contexts of jazz and new music composition.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30-11am Sat. Jul. 27

Story Time at Dotters Books

Guest readers will share two picture books with kids of all ages. 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

Cost: FREE

11am-7pm Sat. Jul. 27

Chalkfest

Imagine a campus overtaken by a day-long firestorm of creativity and positive community energy, culminating in yards and yards of sidewalk space displaying amazing chalk artwork. That's Chalkfest. It's part urban art festival and part family-friendly fun.

Lower Campus, UWEC Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

11-11:30am Sat. Jul. 27

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-6pm Sat. Jul. 27

Autumn Harvest Winery 15th Anniversary Customer Appreciation Day

The whole family is invited to enjoy food from the Hambulance food truck. Blaeser Farms will be selling their quality local meats, and their animals will be present for a petting zoo. Wine, cheese, and snacks are available for purchase. Feel free to bring a chair. No beverage carry-in.

Autumn Harvest Winery 19947 Cty Hwy J, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Sat. Jul. 27

Brewery Tour

Discover the flavors and tastes of Germany and the Czech Republic at Lazy Monk, Eau Claire’s oldest brewery. You will enjoy a guided visit through the authentic Bier hall with memorabilia from Europe.

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

Cost: $10/person

Age: 21+

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Jul. 27

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. Jul. 27

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

1:30pm Sat. Jul. 27

ECCT Presents: Peter Pan the Musical

Peter Pan and Tinkerbell visit the nursery of the Darling children late on night and with a sprinkle of pixie dust, begin a magical journey. During their adventure of a lifetime, the travelers come face to face with a ticking crocodile, a fierce Indian tribe, a band of bungling pirates , and the villainous Captain Hook.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $24 GA, $14 for ages 13-17 or college with ID, $20 for seniors

1:30-3pm Sat. Jul. 27

DIY Discovery

This is a drop-in series for families, featuring a different topic and activity each week. All materials provided while supplies last.

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

Cost: FREE

2-9pm Sat. Jul. 27

Live Music: 40 Fingers

Family friendly! Gilligan's Tiki Bar has sun, shade, a menu of scrumptious food, refreshments to suit everyone even a giant sandbox.

Gilligan's 2542 8 1/4 Avenue, Chetek

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-8pm Sat. Jul. 27

Joe G at Together Farms Burger Nights

joe g combines Americana, folk, and pop musical styling with raw, personal lyrics that he hopes resonates with a broad audience. 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. Jul. 27

Showtime Championship Wrestling: Rise or Fall

Clear Water Comedy & Showtime Championship Wrestling Present Rise or Fall 2019, featuring "The Dad Bod God" Nathan Sensation w/ "The Grill Dad" Don Roux, and The Showtime Debut of Alex Ocean.

Eagle's Club 2588 Hallie Rd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $12 GA, $15 front row

Age: All Ages

6-11:30pm Sat. Jul. 27

Revive or Die! Music Festival

Stand For Something Group proudly presents the first Revive Or Die Local Music Festival. A 2 day concert celebrating the talent and passion of local musicians. Proceeds go to the artists. Full schedule available online.

The Metro 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 one day, $20 both days

6:35pm Sat. Jul. 27

Eau Claire Express vs Mankato Moon Dogs

The Eau Claire Express play against the Mankato Moon Dogs.

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. Jul. 27

Live Music: Eggplant Heroes

Eggplant Heroes is Americana collaboration among Duffy Duyfhuizen, Max Garland, Joel Pace, Olaf Lind, Caleb Horne, Dan Zerr, and Lucas Fischer.  Mixing original tunes with songs by others that we like to play, EPH tries to bring a rich and eclectic musical experience.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Sat. Jul. 27

In It Together Date Night "IIT's On The Line"

Join Speakers and Marriage Coaches Matt & Suzie Kendziera for an entertaining and fun evening of discovering how to keep your marriage fresh. Includes the presentation along with some incredible appetizers like samples of Vino Cappuccino pizzas. The evening ends with a bonfire and a S'More bar.

Vino Cappuccino N5734 Hwy 12, Elk Mound

Cost: $40/Couple

7pm Sat. Jul. 27

Zymurderfest: Death Metal Festival

Brewer Jon is celebrating his birthday this year in a brutal way: 5 death metal groups from the Midwest tearing up the taproom. Put on your corpse paint and come rage. Featuring: Reaping Asmodeia, Casket Robbery, Krawg, Coffinrot, & Goremonger

Zymurgy Brewing 624 Main Street. E, Menomonie

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

7:30-9pm Sat. Jul. 27

Julie Rust in Concert!

Julie Rust is a performing songwriter from Nashville, Tennessee, who has touched audiences across the United States with her inspiring personal stories of healing and enlightened music. As a performing songwriter she has spent her life writing intentional music that uplifts, heals and inspires. She’s been moving people with her soothing voice, honest lyrics for over 35 years.

Unity Christ Center 1808 Folsom St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 suggested donation (No one will be turned away for lack of funds)

8pm Sat. Jul. 27

Live Music: The Loose Juices

Join us for a fun night with one of the area's up and coming bands. Equally soulful and folky, The Loose Juices elevate rock, country, jam and blues to dizzying heights with original songcraft short on neither depth or hooks. Expect some classic covers for good measure.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Age: 21+

8-10pm Sat. Jul. 27

Downtown Classics: Dumb and Dumber

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of this comedy classic at Micon Cinemas Downtown.

Micon Downtown Cinema 315 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4

8:30-11:30pm Sat. Jul. 27

Late Night Jazz: Sue Orfield Trio

Sue Orfield has been playing the saxophone for close to 40 years, with the last 10 or so right here in the Chippewa Valley. Her playing is informed by blues, joy, bluegrass, sadness, jazz, crazy, rock, and everything else she’s ever heard.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30pm-1:30am Sat. Jul. 27

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. Jul. 27

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

Ongoing Events For 07/27/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc