Events For 08/18/2019

Sun. Aug. 18

10th Annual Eau Claire Big Rig Truck Show

Features over-the-road semi-trucks from across the United States and Canada. Military and law enforcement vehicles. Antique trucks. Free rides. Truck parade. Beer gardens, food & vendors, outdoor exhibitors, live music and more. Night parade on Friday, and a demolition derby on Saturday at 2pm.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE admission for the Truck Show | $10-25 for demolition derby

9am-noon Sun. Aug. 18

Eau Claire Team Hope Walk for the Huntington's Disease Society of America

Form a team to participate in either a 5K run/walk or 1 mile walk to raise awareness and hope for a cure for Huntington’s Disease, a rare genetic neurodegenerative disorder that deteriorates a person’s physical and mental abilities.

Pine Pavilion, Carson Park 741 Pavillion Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: Registration information available online

Age: All Ages

10am-1pm Sun. Aug. 18

Weekend Brunch: Shane Leonard

A farm-focused weekend brunch (served 7am-1pm) with lively instrumental tunes from Shane Leonard 10am-1pm. The kitchen offers an array of midwestern and other brunch classics, and from the bar pick from a variety of classic and original morning drinks .

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-2pm Sun. Aug. 18

Summer Carnival at Beehive Homes of Eau Claire

Food, games, face painting, and a car show. Fun for all ages. All proceeds will go towards the Walk to End Alzheimer's on September 28th.

BeeHive Homes of Eau Claire Assisted Living 5075 Stonewood Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-5pm Sun. Aug. 18

Carson Park Train Rides

Enjoy a scenic, half-mile train ride located in Eau Claire's premier Carson Park presented by the Chippewa Valley Railroad Association. A coal-fired steam engine pulls one train, a G-16 gasoline powered-streamliner pulls the other.

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: Under 2 years old FREE, ages 2-12 $2, ages 12+ $3

noon-9pm Sun. Aug. 18

Chippewa Valley Craft Beverages Trail Guide August Pairing Event

Visit each Trail Guide location for a special themed food pairing event. Includes: Autumn Harvest, Leinenkugel's, Riverbend Winery & Distillery, Chippewa Valley Distilling & Brewster Bros Brewing, Northwoods Brewpub, Infinity Beverages, O'Neil Creek, and Moonridge Brewing.

Eau Claire and Surrounding Areas

Cost: $40

Age: 21+

1-3pm Sun. Aug. 18

Beaded Bracelet Workshop

Make a beaded bracelet using stone and metal beads. Design and create your own bracelet to wear and show off.Learn about the various tools used and how to create this design. Crimp beads and a toggle clasp will finish off your bracelet. Choose from lots of different stones and colors.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: Ages 16+

1:30-4:30pm Sun. Aug. 18

Live Music at Jeremiah's Bullfrog Fish Farm

Check out a wide array of musical acts while fishing, and relaxing on the shores of the fish farm’s waters.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30pm Sun. Aug. 18

Speck of Dust Theater Presents: I Bet it was the Butler

Who has killed the insufferable Mr. Worthington? Where is his missing will? Did anyone actually like him? Will Price ever find true love? Did the butler really do it? Come to this show, written, directed, performed, and produced, by a passionate Eau Claire theater group.

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

Cost: $15

2-4pm Sun. Aug. 18


Petanque is the new French lawn game in town. Beginners can learn how to play easily.

Wilson Park S Farwell St and Emery St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6-8pm Sun. Aug. 18

Nancy Olson Goodbye Show

Nancy Olson has been a staple of the Eau Claire music scene for years. Her style blends blues, jazz, rock, country and pop to create a unique and powerful sound. Nancy is moving to Oregon at the end of August to live closer to family. Come wish her safe and happy travels and success.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: Free (donations accepted)

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Sun. Aug. 18

Free Park Yoga

Gather at Wilson Park in Downtown Menomonie for a one hour practice that is open to all levels. Yoga is a great way to stretch your muscles, relax & regroup your mind. Learn the benefits of a yoga practice. Bring your own yoga mat, blanket or towel. Enjoy & meet new yoga friends.

Wilson Park Wilson Ave and 8th St, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Sun. Aug. 18

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

8-9:30pm Sun. Aug. 18

Bingo Night at The Plus

Bingo Night is every Sunday night at The Plus. With buy one, get one free drinks from 8pm-close, full restaurant service, and chances to win free food, beverage and event giveaways from The Plus as well as other local businesses.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Sun. Aug. 18


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

Scooter's 411 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 08/18/2019

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