Events For 08/09/2019

Fri. Aug. 9

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

Fri. Aug. 9

15th Annual Irish Fest

Featuring performances by Skerryvore, We Banjo 3, Screaming Orphans, Gaelic Storm, Seo Linn, Cannia, Athas, Seamus Kennedy, and Ian Gould. Events include a harp stage, cultural tent, "Wee Folks Arena", highland games, genealogy tent, and so much more.

La Crosse Irish Fest Grounds 615 2nd St N, La Crosse

Cost: $12 one day pass, $22 three day pass

Fri. Aug. 9

30th Annual Career Development Center Golf Outing

Each year, the proceeds of this event enable the Career Development Center to continue its work of providing meaningful and appropriate vocational services and employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities and disadvantages.…

Hickory Hills Golf Course E4080 Hickory Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: Registration information online

9am-9pm Fri. Aug. 9

Oxbeaux III Sidewalk & Store Sale

Stop by The Local Store during Oxbeaux iii (Friday & Saturday) - inside the regular store or at our sidewalk sale right outside the shop - to get 10% OFF storewide PLUS a $5 gift card for any purchase over $50 PLUS a free sticker for any…

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

10-11:30am Fri. Aug. 9

Can Medications Cause Memory Loss?

Memory loss has many causes. Medications can both help and harm. Join Dr. Joan Hamblin, Program Director, Prevea Health Family Medicine, as she discusses what medications might cause memory loss for you and the importance of staying informed.

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

Cost: Free, morning refreshments included

Age: Adults

10am-10pm Fri. Aug. 9

Pioneer Days

Hosted by the Chippewa Valley Antique Engine & Model Club. Features historical displays of craftsmanship as well as steam engines, tractor pulls, flea market, silent auction, pancake breakfast, kids events, chicken dinners, parades and an antique and classic car swap meet/show. Full schedule online.

Pioneer Park Hwy 37 & 85 Porterville Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: $7 GA; children 10 and under get in FREE

10-11:30am Fri. Aug. 9

Camp Diggin for Dinos

Excavate an adventure packed with fossilized fun. Uncover clues of the past as you embark on a prehistoric dino dig, learn about extinct animals and even cast your own fossils.

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

Cost: $60 members, $70 non-members

Age: Ages 4K-K

10am-4pm Fri. Aug. 9

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

10am-3pm Fri. Aug. 9

Smokey the Bear's 75th Birthday Celebration

Drop-in to help celebrate Smokey the Bear's 75th Birthday. Mini-sessions on fire safety, dutch oven cooking, games and prizes, a birthday card to sign, and plenty of cake.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

10am-6pm Fri. Aug. 9

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

11am-3pm Fri. Aug. 9

Low Vision Fair

The Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired invites community members to our Low Vision Fair. Hear from eye care professionals and visit vendors to find adaptive products and resources.

Chippewa Valley Technical College (Business Education Center Auditorium) 620 W. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-6pm Fri. Aug. 9

Dunn County Humane Society Golf Scramble

A day filled with fun, food and great friends all while supporting DCHS! More information (including online registration) available online.

Tanglewood Greens 2200 Crestwood Dr., Menomonie

Cost: Information available on website

Age: All Ages

noon-7pm Fri. Aug. 9

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

3-5pm Fri. Aug. 9

Teen Summer Program: Movie Friday

The library is offering a free movie for teens every Friday afternoon in August! Those in attendance get to vote on that day's film. Snack provided!

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Teens age 12-18

3pm Fri. Aug. 9

Cuentos: Tales From the Latino World

Cuentos paints a vivid picture of the people and rich cultures of the Spanish-speaking world with colorful tales from the Caribbean, South America, and the Bronx. Funny, touching, and exciting storytelling for the whole family, Cuentos is a great introduction to the marvelous world of Latinx literature and culture.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 Adults; $10 for children under 12

4-10:30pm Fri. Aug. 9

Chippewa Falls Birthday Bash

Down at the Riverfront, you can celebrate the 150th birthday of Chippewa Falls with food trucks, beer tents, live music. Them Coulee Boys will perform from 5-7pm, Phil Cook will perform from 8-10pm, and there will be fireworks at 10:15pm.

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

Cost: FREE Admission

Age: All Ages

5pm Fri. Aug. 9

Oxbeaux III

Downtown Eau Claire’s popular pre-Eaux Claires street concert returns, this time to stand on its own and adding another day of music to the mix. Featured performances by Jenny Lewis, Sanborn/Rosenau (of Sylvan Esso and Volcano Choir) and the Shouting Matches (featuring Justin Vernon, Phil Cook, and Brian + Jill Moen) with even more bands across both days.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 Friday, $25 Saturday, $30 2-day pass

5-8pm Fri. Aug. 9

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

5pm Fri. Aug. 9

Silver Spring Mustard Night

Silver Spring Foods teams up with The Express to end the baseball season with a bang. Come for activities, family fun & entertainment, discounted concessions, giveaways, raffles, games, prizes, juggling, balloons, face painting, meet the mascots, fireworks after the game, and much more. First pitch at 7:05pm.

Eau Claire Express Stadium - Carson Park 702 Carson Park Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: Price of admission to Eau Claire Express game

Age: All Ages

5-7:30pm Fri. Aug. 9

Where in Eau Claire - Scavenger Hunt

Where in Eau Claire, a city-wide Scavenger Hunt, is an exciting and fun opportunity for you to contribute to the Family Resource Center. Get your Team of 3-6 family, friends or co-workers together and have a fun night out while raising money for the Family Resource Center. Team Registration includes Dinner & Drinks following the scavenger hunt.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: Registration Information Online

Age: 21+

5-7:30pm Fri. Aug. 9

Where in Eau Claire - Family Fun Night

Dancing, crafting, food trucks, local organizations and more. A portion of the profits will support the Family Resource Center.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Aug. 9

Derek Ramnarace at Together Farms Burger Nights

Americana, folk, rock, soul, blues. Their sound resonates in your soul. 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

6-8pm Fri. Aug. 9

Monthly Pagan Circle - Calen Sidhevair of Westernesste

You are invited to the Nesste gathering of Calen Sidhevair. Discuss some basic components of ritual and create a circle for a Water Sharing, an affirmation of our connectedness with each other, the Earth, and the celebration of Life.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation 421 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

Cost: Good Will Donation

Age: 18+

6-7:15pm Fri. Aug. 9

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

6:30-8pm Fri. Aug. 9

Flick & Float

YMCA supplies the flick, you bring the float. Gather in the small pool to watch fantastic family movies. Community members are welcome after 6:00 PM (photo ID required).

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7-10pm Fri. Aug. 9

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+

7pm Fri. Aug. 9

Live Music: The Jim Phillips Project

The Jim Phillips Project features original music from the upcoming JPP record, with eclectic arrangements of cover songs from many genres, including: Blues, folk rock, alternative pop, classic country, and even a few Dead tunes.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Aug. 9

Races at Red Cedar Speedway

The Red Cedar Speedway is a WISSOTA sanctioned track with weekly stock car races. The events are cash-only. Check out the 40th Annual Punky Manor Challenge of Champions 3-day tournament in September.

Red Cedar Speedway 1700 block of Stout Rd., Dunn County Recreation Park, Menomonie

Cost: Pit: $30 GA or $25 with membership, Grandstand: $15 for adults, $10 for students/60+; FREE for kids 12 and under

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Aug. 9

Live Music: Past and The Present

A diverse mix of cover songs and original music inspired by classic rock of the 60s/70s and current alt/folk; an incandescent, mesmerizing, slightly psychedelic blend of catchy pop melodies and moody, modernized torch songs. All proceeds go to Relay For Life.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Age: 21+

7-11pm Fri. Aug. 9

Live Music: Brian Bethke

Enjoy the amazing music of Brian Bethke while trying one of our amazing specialty drinks.

The Red Mixer 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7pm Fri. Aug. 9

Stand Up Comedy: Patrick Hastie

Patrick Hastie is a comedian from Glenwood, Iowa who now lives in Brooklyn, New York. He has toured all over the country 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.

Bye the Willow 501 N. High St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10advance, $15door

Age: 21+

7pm Fri. Aug. 9

August 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

7pm Fri. Aug. 9

Wisconsin Baseball Association Regional Tournament

Teams from all around Wisconsin are coming to play in the WBA regional in Altoona for their chance to advance to the state tournament.

Cinder City Park Spooner Ave and 10th St., Altoona

Cost: $5 GA, FREE for kids 12 and under

Age: All Ages

7:05pm Fri. Aug. 9

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

7:30pm Fri. Aug. 9

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

8-11pm Fri. Aug. 9

Music by JFT 'Lite' in the Patio

JFT 'Lite' really involves the audience. The band’s full playlists are distributed to the audience who then select the songs that are performed for that night. Late night happy hours kicks in at 10pm, $2 domestics and rails with 1/2 off on select appetizers and flatbreads.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Fri. Aug. 9

Cybernetic Terror Tour

A night of intense metal music Featuring performances by Helion Prime (power metal), Novareign (progressive power metal), Cwn Annwn (heavy metal), and Plague of Stars (female-fronted, genre-defying metal.)

Every Buddy's Bar 19 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $6

9pm-2am Fri. Aug. 9

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+

9:30pm-1:30am Fri. Aug. 9

Variety Sound and Entertainment

Variety Sound and Entertainment, also known as VSE, will be wrapping the summer in O'Leary's every Friday and Saturday night in August. Bring your friends and family out for some karaoke and music at your request.

Americas Best Value Inn-O'Leary's Pub 809 W. Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

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