Events For 08/08/2019

Thu. Aug. 8

Ashley For the Arts

Ashley for the Arts was established by Ashley Furniture to entertain and inspire the entire family, promote the works of artists from across the globe, and raise funds to support humanity. Lots of live music, hot air balloon launch, car show, fireworks, inflatables, youth art area, playground, and much more.

Memorial Park, Arcadia

Cost: $10 for 3 Days

9-11:25am Thu. Aug. 8

Healthy Living With Diabetes

Adults of All Ages who have type 2 diabetes, pre-diabetes, or who live with someone that does. This workshop helps you build skills and confidence in your ability to manage your condition.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Adults of all ages

9:30-10:15am Thu. Aug. 8

Little Kids Make Music - Class

Children and caregivers will sing, dance, and play instruments in this class. Solo singing is encouraged to develop listening, pitch-matching, and language skills. Concepts such as high and low, soft and loud, up and down are explored. Registration ongoing if space is available.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $120 10-week course

Age: Ages 2 to 4

10am Thu. Aug. 8

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

10am-1pm Thu. Aug. 8

Book Bug

Program includes time for games, reading, computer use, and much more. Stay for a short time or the whole thing, attendance will earn each child a free book to keep.

Augusta Memorial Public Library 113 North Stone St, Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 11 and under

10:30-11:15am Thu. Aug. 8

Little Kids Make Music - Class

Children and caregivers will sing, dance, and play instruments in this class. Solo singing is encouraged to develop listening, pitch-matching, and language skills. Concepts such as high and low, soft and loud, up and down are developed through engaging activities. Registration ongoing is space is available.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $120 10-week course

Age: Ages 2 to 4

noon-7pm Thu. Aug. 8

Dollar Swim Day: Feed Our Community

Anyone who brings in one non-perishable food item pays $1 admission.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $1

Age: All Ages

noon-6pm Thu. Aug. 8

Chippewa Falls Farmers Market

Locally grown fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers, as well as locally made baked goods, salsas, jams, jellies, crafts, handcrafted items, and much more every Thursday.

Allen Park S. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-5pm Thu. Aug. 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

noon-7pm Thu. Aug. 8

Pop Up Shop: Nova Creatio by Kim LaRose

Handpainted, custom vintage/antique furniture. Bedroom sets, kitchen table/chairs, dressers, hope chests, night stands, vintage home decor items, original oil paintings, and more.

2623 Edgewood Lane, Eau Claire

1-3pm Thu. Aug. 8

Teen Lounge Grand Opening

Celebrate the new Teen Lounge with activities and snacks. Paint bookends to help decorate the new teen space, munch on pizza, and enter to win door prizes.

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

Age: Grades 6-12

1-3pm Thu. Aug. 8

Kid Kraft Day

A variety of classes will be taught by local artists on Thursdays this summer. Drop ins welcome. Limit of 12 participants.

Valley Art Gallery & Gifts 304 N. Bridge St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 6 and up

1:30pm Thu. Aug. 8

In the Dark

Discover what the darkest (or nearly darkest) places hold with experiments and activities.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: School age

4-8pm Thu. Aug. 8

Colfax Municipal Building Thrift Sale

Fundraiser for the addition of an elevator & improved handicap entrance to the Colfax Municipal Building, the location of The Cozy Theater.

Colfax Fairgrounds East Railroad Ave, Colfax

Cost: $1/lb of clothing; free-will donation for item or marked

Age: All Ages

5-8pm Thu. Aug. 8

Sports Camp

Bible lessons and songs are paralleled with spiritual lessons that are reinforced in sports. Sport Options: Basketball, Dance, Flag Football, Outdoor Recreation – Fishing, Soccer, and Team 45 (sports skills for 4-5 year olds). Sports Camp is held in partnership with the Hmong Alliance Church.

Menomonie Alliance Church 502 21st St. N, Menomonie

Cost: $15 for the week

Age: Ages 4-12

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Aug. 8

Burger King Classic Car Show

Classic cars, vintage, antique, muscle cars and more. Fun for the entire family.

Burger King - Downtown Chippewa Falls 228 W. River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

6-8pm Thu. Aug. 8

Amp Quiz Trivia at Pokegama Inn

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.

Pokegama Lakeside Tavern & Grill 840 Banks Ave., Chetek

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6pm Thu. Aug. 8

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: Soren Staff + The Nunnery + Jesse Straton Band

Soren Staff’s solo work takes a more personal, earthy turn and explores the mysteries of love and heartbreak. The Nunnery creates meditative, lush soundscapes with layered vocal loops and catchy hooks. The Jesse Stratton Band plays whole-hearted country music chock-full of truth and raw emotion.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-10pm Thu. Aug. 8

Whiskey Club at The Ivory

Taste whiskey all over the world. Offering "Roundtable Meetings" where you will get a chance to learn the history of different Whiskeys, taste test the inventory, and share whiskey stories with people of all ages. Sample a “Flight of the Night” which will include 4 different Whiskeys.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: 21+

6-9pm Thu. Aug. 8

Lake Wissota Garden Club Small Flower Show

The Flower Show will be held during Pure Water Days and coincides with the Sesquicentennial of the city. There will be three divisions being judged during the flower show: the Design Division, the Horticulture Division and the Educational Division.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Thu. Aug. 8

Open Mic at Dancing Yarrow

Hosted by Rock Creek Song Dogs the mic is open for musicians, comedians, poets and storytellers come to listen all are welcome.

Farm to Fork Retreat at Dancing Yarrow S193 County Rd BB, Mondovi

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Aug. 8

Chad Lewis: UFOs of Wisconsin

Chad Lewis will speak about the history of UFO sightings in Wisconsin.

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

Cost: FREE

6:15-6:45pm Thu. Aug. 8

One Day Wonders- Thomas the Train

Toot! Toot! All aboard! Create art inspired by the famous blue steam engine. Parents bring your child and enjoy some bonding. During this time you will read a story, make a craft and have snack time.

Altoona City Park Recreation Center 2303 Garfield Ave., Altoona

Cost: Resident-$8; Non-Resident-$10

Age: Ages 2-4

6:15-7pm Thu. Aug. 8

Pigskin Pals

Bring your little ones to learn the basics of flag football. We will go over throwing, catching, kicking, punting, hand-offs, positions and much more in a fun and laid back atmosphere.

Cinder City Park- Hagen Field 2300 Spooner Ave., Altoona

Cost: Resident $30; Non-Resident $35

Age: Ages 3-5

6:30-7:30pm Thu. Aug. 8

Arm Balancing 2.0

This workshop will cover a variety of "other arm balances" like side crow, flying pigeon, flying lizard, funky flying crow, all the eka padas and anything else requested! Start with some core conditioning and finish with some stretches, you will leave feeling strong and energetic.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 member/$20 non-members

Age: 18+

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Aug. 8

Free Family Movie

Bring the whole family for our Free Family Movie Series this summer provided by River of Life at the Old State Theater in Menomonie. Free popcorn.

River of Life 639 Broadway Street South, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:35pm Thu. Aug. 8

Eau Claire Express vs Bismark Larks

The Eau Claire Express play against the Bismark Larks.

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

6:45pm Thu. Aug. 8

Manifest Open Mic

Enjoy local open mic musicians or take the stage yourself.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-9pm Thu. Aug. 8

Amp Quiz Trivia at Monk's

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.

Monk's Bar & Grill 3560 Oakwood Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7pm Thu. Aug. 8

Black Stone Cherry Live

For 17 years, Black Stone Cherry has put forth a new vicious breed of Southern rock, injecting youthful vitality and a myriad of fresh new influences into the beloved American rock tradition. To date, the band has released five critically acclaimed albums, and one well-received blues EP.

The Metro 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 advance, $30 at the door

7-8:30pm Thu. Aug. 8

Music Over Menomin: Yata, Sinz and Orfield

Yata (guitar/vocals) , Randy Sinz (bass/vocals) and Sue Orfield (sax/vocals) have teamed up to make a unique trio that features their original material.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Thu. Aug. 8

Open Mic & Musician Gathering

Open mic with quality sound & lights hosted by Jeff White. Free drink for all performers. Sign up at 6:15pm. Happy hour at 9:30pm with $2 rails & pints!

Mystic Bar 1 E Canal street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-8pm Thu. Aug. 8

Colfax Music in the Park

Rain location is the Colfax Fairgrounds building on Railroad Avenue. Bring your lawn chair. Popcorn and root beer floats will be sold at the concerts. Annual pie sale by the Colfax Municipal Building Restoration Group on August 15.

Tower Park Main Street and Highway 40, Colfax

Cost: FREE

7-9pm Thu. Aug. 8

Wine & Food Pairings with Michelle and Tony

This delightful pair (Michelle Seymour and Tony Dragonowski) will provide terrific food and wine, along with expert advise and terrific deals on wines by the bottle or case. Get your tickets online.

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

Cost: $35.

7-8pm Thu. Aug. 8

Andy Schansberg - Artist Talk and Book Signing

A book signing and artist talk with Andy Schansberg. The book Not Where is When, published by TILT.LA, represents a decade of living and working in Los Angeles for artist Andy Schansberg who originally hails from Eau Claire. This will be a conversation between lifelong friends Andy Schansberg and Dan Lang (UW Stout Arts Dept).

The Volume One Gallery (Inside The Local Store) 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7:30pm Thu. Aug. 8

The Swampers: “Today in the Valley”

Celebrates all that is new and exciting in the Chippewa Valley. Amanda Tanzer Schafer, Rob Kuchta, Judy Brist, Tim Danielson, Kathy Danielson, and Jerry Way sing and play original Swampgrass ballads interspersed with stories of the uniqueness of our region.

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

Cost: Adults $13, Seniors $12, Youth $6, Family $32

7:30-9pm Thu. Aug. 8

Dj Trivia at the Sandbar

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.

SandBar & Grill 17643 50th Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8:30pm Thu. Aug. 8

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Patrick Hastie

Patrick Hastie co-produces the popular monthly show JACKKNIFE COMEDY, he can be heard weekly on THE NOSTALGIC FRONT podcast and he has been featured on The Chive, College Humor and Laugh Spin. He is a very nice guy and his 5 year plan is to be cool and live forever. Free drink with ticket.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA, $3 with valid student ID

Age: 18+ recommended

8:30-11pm Thu. Aug. 8

Vinyl Nights: Big Tall Jake

Enjoy a selection of vinyls that will be spun throughout the night. In addition to enjoying craft cocktails and regional beers/wines, order from the popular late-night menu featuring the Scandinavian Koldtbord, where you create your own sharable feast.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Thu. Aug. 8

Fire House Summer Music Series

The Eau Claire Fire House hosts an evening concert series on Thursdays in summer. Jul. 11 Lullaby Language Jul. 18 David Janecke Jul. 25 Asparagus Aug. 1 Double Grave Aug. 8 Elvessa Aug. 15 Sage Leary Aug. 22 Purple Funk Metropolis with The Patients Aug. 29 Uncommon Denominator

The Eau Claire Fire House 202 Gibson St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9pm-2am Thu. Aug. 8

Karaoke Night at Hallie Bar & Grill

Come out and sing! Great sounding audio system and professional hosts make this an awesome place for a night out.

Hallie Bar & Grill 1713 Hwy OO, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 08/08/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Play & Learn

Every Tuesday, Thursday until Dec. 20, 9:30-11:30am; Every Tuesday, Thursday until Dec. 19, 9:30-11:30am

Events with Tickets