Saturday, Aug. 24th, 2019

3-9pm Sat. Aug. 24

2nd Annual Brewery Olympics

Lazy Monk has invited local breweries from all of Western Wisconsin to come participate in a friendly brewery competition of obstacles. Come watch and cheer on your favorite brewery. Food by Hickory Kist BBQ available and amazing biers from all the participating breweries. Vote for your favorite bier, and end your evening with an Irish Jam Session.

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

5-9pm Sat. Aug. 24

Rollin' Smokey BBQ Pop-up

For one night only, Farm to Fork adds Rollin' Smokey's BBQ beef brisket sandwiches and smoked mac n'cheese to their menu. Live music by the Woodland Spring.

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

Cost: $5-10

Age: All Ages

5-8pm Sat. Aug. 24

Catya + Sailor Dan at Together Farms Burger Nights

Catya and Sailor Dan are a Fiddle, Mandolin and Guitar Duo. 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. Aug. 24

Live Music: The Woodland Spring

Original Evergreen Grass Band members Tim, Dan, and Caleb reunite to bust out some finger-snappin, toe-tappin, hand-clappin, lip-smackin, tasty bluegrass jams.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Sat. Aug. 24

Live Music: The Woodland Spring

Come join The Woodland Spring for an evening of classic country, rock, bluegrass & blues. Members -Tim Litscher - Acoustic Guitar, Caleb Horne - Mandolin &Dan Turner - Bass Guitar

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Sat. Aug. 24

North High School Class of 1999 Reunion

A class reunion for the North High School class of 1999. See what everyone has been up to, make some new memories, and have a great evening. Tour most of the Pablo Center facilities, feast on a spread of tasty snacks and appetizers, a limited selection of tap beer, access to a full bar, and more.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $25

7-11pm Sat. Aug. 24

Live Music: 40 Fingers

40 Fingers brings back the fun of live music by delivering classic oldies through 80’s music you know and love. You'll need your dancing shoes, though, because you can dance to everything they play.

Garden Pub and Grille 210 3rd Street Hwy 35, Pepin

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Aug. 24

Live Music: Past & The Present

Performs an eclectic mix of covers from the 1960s to the present, as well as melodic, moody originals, including songs from their forthcoming CD. Larry Past - Acoustic Guitar/Vocals; Chris Andresen - Bass; Eric C. Thompson - Synth/Percussion; Anastasia Vishnevsky - Guitar/Vocals.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9pm Sat. Aug. 24

Gun and a Motel Bible - Eau Claire Premiere

Eau Claire Memorial graduate, Daniel Floren, brings his play home from the Hollywood Fringe Festival to Eau Claire. Pete's got a gun, and he's ready to use it. He checks into a motel room, only to find Gideon - the chatty bible on the bedside table.

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

Cost: $15GA, $10 for students

Age: 14+

7:30pm Sat. Aug. 24

Shaun Johnson's Big Band Experience

Shaun, an Emmy award-winning crooner (and lead singer of the internationally known vocal group, Tonic Sol-fa) indelibly stamps vocal jazz and swing with a contemporary punch - to the delight of both traditionalists and newcomers - emerging as an original voice in the continuing tradition of the American singer.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $27 adults, $15 students (plus taxes and fees)

8:30-11:30pm Sat. Aug. 24

Late Night Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher Trio

Jeremy Boettcher has performed music throughout the world. He has toured extensively in S. Carey, traveling throughout the US, Canada, and Europe. Recently, Jeremy finished a residency for Jazz at Lincoln Center in Doha, Qatar.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30pm Sat. Aug. 24

Live Music: The Mondays

The Mondays are made up of 5 members from Western Wisconsin. Kyle Flynn on vocals and guitar, Denny Menter grooving the bass, Peter Flynn on keys, rhythm guitar and vocals, Justin White hitting the drums, and Jarrod Nelson on lead guitar.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

9pm-2am Sat. Aug. 24

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+

9-11pm Sat. Aug. 24

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

9:30pm-1:30am Sat. Aug. 24

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+

Sunday, Aug. 25th, 2019

Sun. Aug. 25

Annual Chippewa River Rendezvous

Visit pre-1840 fur trading camps. Period games, Prize drawings, silent auction and flea market. Pancake breakfast both days. Admission free.

Mill Yard Park 51 Bridge Street, Cornell

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7am Sun. Aug. 25

VER Salon Open House

Join us at VER for our salon open house. Live models, hair demonstrations, food, music, yoga and interactive workshops.

VER salon 427 Water St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8am Sun. Aug. 25

VFW Breakfast

Breakfast will be served by the Altoona VFW and Auxiliary.

Altoona VFW 1419 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 4-9

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Sun. Aug. 25

Festival in the Pines

This Eau Claire tradition returns for its 37th year and will feature over 200 arts, crafts, and food vendors. A family-friendly event and has something for everyone. There will be live music entertainment, the Sunday car show, and the ever-popular Festival of Wine in the Pines.

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 each day, $4 for Seniors 62 and over, Kids 11 and under FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-1pm Sun. Aug. 25

Weekend Brunch: Jake Victor 5tet

Chicago-based pianist, percussionist and composer Jake Victor has studied a wide variety of musical styles: jazz, contemporary chamber music, hip-hop, orchestral, Brazilian samba, Afro-cuban song and dance, Ghanian drumming and dance, South Indian Carnatic music and many more!

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-4pm Sun. Aug. 25

Eau Claire Exotic Pet Expo

Find great deals on pet supplies as well as exotic pets from responsible breeders. All sorts of exotic pets to be available for sale/adoption including birds, small animals (rabbits, hedgehogs, chinchillas, etc), reptiles (snakes, lizards, turtles, etc) Sphynx cats, invertebrates, amphibians, fish and more!

Eau Claire Expo Center 5530 Fairview Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 adults, $1 kids (ages 4-12), kids 3 and under free!

Age: All Ages

noon-2pm Sun. Aug. 25

West Ridge Church Summer Picnic

Get outside and enjoy the summer weather with Westridge Church. Includes Lunch, Inflatables for the kids, and special Giveaways. Festivities get started around noon on the North Lawn. Look for the white tents.

West Ridge Church 3906 Kane Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

noon-5pm Sun. Aug. 25

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

1-4pm Sun. Aug. 25

Wines for Canines

Support a local charity and enjoy a beautiful afternoon at a local winery. Ticket admission includes 2 drinks, food, and an entry to win an authentic River Bend Wine Barrel! 100% of the proceeds are donated to Bob's House for Dogs.

River Bend Vineyard & Winery 10439 33rd Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $35

1:30-4:30pm Sun. Aug. 25

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

4-7pm Sun. Aug. 25

Altoona Summer Fiesta

Meet your Latino neighbors! A community event with music, food trucks, dancing, and games. Presented by: City of Altoona, Jonah of the Chippewa Valley, El Centro Conexion De Chippewa Valley and other area Police Departments.

River Prairie Park 1419 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Sun. Aug. 25

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

9pm Sun. Aug. 25

Bennyoke

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

Scooter's 411 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Age: 21+

Monday, Aug. 26th, 2019

3-7pm Mon. Aug. 26

Farmers Market on The Farm

Go to the farmers market at the end of your day, get food from local growers, and enjoy amazing meals all week. Come weekly because as the summer progresses, more agriculture products will be there.

Sandy Acres Farm 2435 50th Avenue, Elk Mound

Cost: Free to attend

Age: All Ages

5-7pm Mon. Aug. 26

Altoona Farmers Market

Veggies, food trucks and more. Happens alongside the Kickin' it Country Summer Concert Series in July & August.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

6:30pm Mon. Aug. 26

Kickin' it Country Summer Concert Series

Weekly in July and August at the Prevea Ampitheater you can get your hoedown on down. Food trucks will be on site. July 1: Bonafide July 8: Bear Creek Band July 15: Electric Barn Boys July 22: North of Dixie July 29: Buffalo Ridge Aug. 5: Rager Rudy & The Swingin’ Wingtips Aug. 12: Ellie May Kay Aug. 19: The Rattlenecks Aug. 26: Southern Serenade

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

7:30-9:30pm Mon. Aug. 26

Bingo Night

Do you like beer? Do you like playing bingo while you drink beer? Well hold on to your hats because The Growler Guys is hosting Bingo every Monday night.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Tuesday, Aug. 27th, 2019

11:30am-5pm Tue. Aug. 27

Government Center Farm Stand

The EC City/County Health Department hosts a farm stand for local farmers to sell their produce in the city. Support your community's farmers and grab some wonderful fruits, vegetables, herbs, and flowers.

Eau Claire County Government Center Corner of Lake St and 2nd Avenue, Eau Claire

Age: All Ages

5-7:30pm Tue. Aug. 27

Summer on the East Hill

Bring your lawn chair and enjoy an evening of music by Jim Phillips and a great menu from The Smoke Stream Food Truck. An eclectic mix of current and classic material spanning five decades – a mix of folk rock, classic rock, alternative pop, classic country, blues, and originals.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-10pm Tue. Aug. 27

Irish in August

Duke & Dagger is pulling out all the stops for our Irish in August celebration. Featuring Irish food favorites, and the Chippewa Valley Irish Dancers.! Dancing starts at 7pm, but come early as the pub fills up quickly. Sláinte!

The Duke and Dagger 120 6th Avenue West, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

5-8pm Tue. Aug. 27

Sack Hunger & Pack Hope Tote Decorating Night

Help decorate The Community Table's Sack Hunger & Pack Hope meal time tote bags at Tangled up in Hue. Participants will decorate 2 bags - 1 to be sold in support of The Community Table's mission of ending hunger and 1 to take home. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

Tangled Up in Hue 505 S. Barstow St., Suite B, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Tue. Aug. 27

Ste. Michelle wine tasting

Enjoy this wonderful Ste. Michelle wine tasting event price includes cheese & crackers.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

6:30pm Tue. Aug. 27

Tuesday Night Blues: Tommy Bentz Band

Bentz's love of music gives him the flexibility to perform in rock, classical, jazz, blues, bluegrass and newgrass bandsThere'll be food vendors and plenty of fun.

Owen Park 1st Ave. and Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Tue. Aug. 27

Poker Night

Play your cards right and win some free beer! The Growler Guys hosts a 10 week Texas Hold'em tournament. The winner of each week will advance to the Tournament of Champions game. Participation is given on a first come first serve basis with a 20 player max.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7:30pm Tue. Aug. 27

Women and LGBTQ Open Mic Night

This evening is a special open mic evening. Performance slots are open to all women, LGBTQ, non-binary, and trans artists in the Chippewa Valley. Open to all to attend. Performance will be on The Plus patio (weather permitting) or in The Venue (back room of The Plus.)

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Tue. Aug. 27

Tuesday Night After Hours Blues Jam

The Plus is hosting 3 after party jams for after the Tuesday Night Blues concerts. Listen, participate, and support the local blues music scene. Bring your instrument or sticks. Back line is provided, but leave your amps at home.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Wednesday, Aug. 28th, 2019

7:30am-1pm Wed. Aug. 28

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

10am-4pm Wed. Aug. 28

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

6-8:30pm Wed. Aug. 28

Wine Night featuring South African Wines

Chef William Goss (Agave Kitchen, Hudson) will be creating 5 courses from seasonal ingredients with a focus on meats from Together Farms. Sommelier Kristi Hughes will be pairing each course with a South African wine. Menu available online.

Together Farms W93 Norden Rd, Mondovi

Cost: $60

Age: 21+

6-8pm Wed. Aug. 28

Moroccan Tasting Board

In this hands-on class you'll learn how to make 5 easy items to add to your board and how to combine Moroccan flavors and items to create a unique mix of tastes. Everyone will assemble and then taste their boards and some accompanying beverages.

Forage 930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212, Eau Claire

Cost: $45

6-8pm Wed. Aug. 28

Wine and Bingo Night

Drinks, prizes and fun. A night of booze and bingo.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6:30pm Wed. Aug. 28

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

6:30pm Wed. Aug. 28

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

7-9pm Wed. Aug. 28

Chippewa Valley Roller Derby Boot Camp

Join the CVRD! No skating experienced needed. They have the gear, skates, and knowledge to get you rolling. Summer Boot Camp practices are designed to help new members feel confident on 8 wheels.

National Guard Armory 1730 North Lane, Eau Claire

Age: 18+

Ongoing Events For 8/24/2019

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