Wednesday, Aug. 28th, 2019

7-9pm Wed. Aug. 28

Live Jazz on The Plus Patio

The Plus proudly hosts live jazz every Wednesday, all summer long. Relax and enjoy their outdoor patio-connected to both The Plus and The Rev in downtown Eau Claire, with some of the most talented musicians in the Chippewa Valley. Free and all ages.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8-11pm Wed. Aug. 28

Sofar Sounds Eau Claire

A Sofar gig is an intimate show held in a unique venue, like a living room or an antique shop. It typically features three artists, playing four songs, and each lineup is specially curated to give the audience a diverse show. Purchase tickets online to receive the location information the day before.

Secret Location

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

8-9:30pm Wed. Aug. 28

Napoleon Dynamite Trivia Night

Come to The Plus and play Napoleon Dynamite Trivia at The Plus. All of the questions will be about this iconic comedy film. Put a team together and show off what you know. Prizes for our winning teams.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Wed. Aug. 28

Bennyoke

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

Scooter's 411 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Age: 21+

Thursday, Aug. 29th, 2019

noon-5pm Thu. Aug. 29

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-6pm Thu. Aug. 29

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

5-7pm Thu. Aug. 29

Show Me the Simple Stuff: Capatouille

This class will teach you how to take an assortment of vegetables, spices and condiments and make a dish called capatouille (cap-a-two-ee) which is a combination of ratatouille (a classic French vegetable dish) and caponata (an Italian version of the dish).

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

Cost: $30

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Aug. 29

Burger King Classic Car Show

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

Burger King 4800 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6-9pm Thu. Aug. 29

Open Mic at Farm to Fork

Share your talents. Hosted by the witty & talented Rock Creek Song Dogs.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Thu. Aug. 29

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

6-9pm Thu. Aug. 29

Renegade Road Music Live

Birthed out of the small town of Castle Rock, RR came together in April of 2016. The music background's and experience of the band members add a edgy bluesy/rock vibe to their modern, southern rock style country sound.

Northwoods Brew Pub 50819 West St, Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-10pm Thu. Aug. 29

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+

6pm Thu. Aug. 29

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: TeawhYB + Orchid Eaton + Irie Sol

TeawhYB is an alternative R&B/Hip-Hop artist who ignites emotion and positivity through his music. Orchid Eaton’s work is chock full of sunny hooks, soaring melodies, and an untouchable lo-fi crunchiness. Irie Sol delivers authentic Jamaican-style rap/chat over blazing bebop horns, soaring soulful melodies and tight drum and bass.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:45pm Thu. Aug. 29

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+

7-10pm Thu. Aug. 29

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+

8:30-11pm Thu. Aug. 29

Vinyl Nights: Amy Hahn + Katie Cook

Enjoy a selection of vinyls that will be spun throughout the night. In addition to enjoying craft cocktails and regional beers/wines, order from our 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

8:30pm Thu. Aug. 29

Clear Water Comedy Showcase Night

Thrills, chills, and death defying jokes. Your friends at Clear Water Comedy are coming at you with a stand up comedy showcase-short sets from a bunch of comics, with some surprise guests from out of town joining in.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $3, and comes with a free domestic tap, rail drink, or soft drink

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

9pm-2am Thu. Aug. 29

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+

9pm Thu. Aug. 29

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

Friday, Aug. 30th, 2019

5-8pm Fri. Aug. 30

Final Fridays Studio Crawl

The AFS Artisans welcome you to come and stroll through our entire building. Interact with over 40 creators and see what talent is created within the walls of Artisan Forge and beyond.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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

Artist Reception: Alicia Hash // The Mineral Movement

A collection of unique and eye catching pieces designed to embrace the beauty of nature and stimulate abstract minds.

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

Cost: FREE

7pm Fri. Aug. 30

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. 30

Live Music: And Friends

And Friends is typically anchored by Jim Phillips, Jen Hazen, and Julie Majkowski. Various area musicians who aren't timid about jam impromptu in front of an audience. Who will show up? A tuba? A Guitar God? And upright bass? A trombone? You never know and have to show up to find out!

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. Aug. 30

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+

8-11pm Fri. Aug. 30

Live Music: Joel Kachel

Original singer-songwriter/performer from the Twin Cities, a child of the new acoustic pop rock wave will be sure to get your attention with his engaging stage presence and lively music. This high energy acoustic guitar player and singer will have you off your seat.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Fri. Aug. 30

Live Music: "The Part Time Duo"

Full of great cover songs that are great to sing and dance to, sprinkled with their own brand of comedy. They play a wide variety of music but play to what is catered to the crowd. Classic rock, oldies, country, 80s, 90s, and modern hits. A very fun, fast paced, light hearted show.

SandBar & Grill 17643 50th Avenue, Chippewa Falls

8:30-11:30pm Fri. Aug. 30

Late Night Jazz: Angie Coyle Trio

Saxophonist Angie Coyle is an Eau Claire native and UWEC alum. She currently lives in Cincinnati, OH where she is pursuing a Master's degree in jazz studies.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30pm Fri. Aug. 30

Live Music: Some Kind of Nightmare + Radical Fun Time + LOiL Pride

Some Kind of Nightmare is a three piece raw punk band based out of San Diego, CA. Radical Fun Time is a Group of Activists Making a Positive Change through Political Art, Music, and Poetry. Loi!L Pride: a pissed off, energetic, fast-paced band driven by the passion of punk.

The Venue 209 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 at the door

Age: All Ages

9pm-2am Fri. Aug. 30

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+

Saturday, Aug. 31st, 2019

7am-1pm Sat. Aug. 31

Artist Market

The purpose of this event is to celebrate and promote our local creative community by offering local artists an opportunity to showcase and display original, handmade art and crafts.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7:30am-1pm Sat. Aug. 31

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

8-9am Sat. Aug. 31

Free RiverFront Yoga

Yoga on Riverfront Park in the heart of Downtown Chippewa Falls. Bring a mat or towel. Hosted by Jondrea Phelps.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8am-1pm Sat. Aug. 31

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-1pm Sat. Aug. 31

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

9-10am Sat. Aug. 31

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

10am-1pm Sat. Aug. 31

Dunn County Humane Society Dog Swim

Join DCHS for the last swim of the summer. This event is a lot of fun for both humans and canines, so be sure to mark your calendars. Details online.

Wakanda Waterpark 909 Pine Ave. E., Menomonie

Cost: $10 per dog

Age: All Ages

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Aug. 31

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

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Aug. 31

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

2-9pm Sat. Aug. 31

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. Aug. 31

Brian Bethke at Together Farms Burger Nights

An American singer-songwriter known for his silky-smooth voice and lasting impact on the hearts of his fans and listeners. BYO chairs, tables, and blankets. Sides, beer, wine, and GF & vegetarian options.

Together Farms W93 Norden Rd, Mondovi

Cost: Food priced at $10-25

5-9pm Sat. Aug. 31

Astrology at Farm to Fork

Round out your summer with Ash Reed offering Astrology Conversations at Pizza Night. 15 mins of discussion about your Birth Chart for $10 while you enjoy the pleasurable scene at Dancing Yarrow.

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

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Aug. 31

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

8:30-11:30pm Sat. Aug. 31

Late Night Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher + Josh Gallagher

Jeremy Boettcher 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. He will be joined by good friend and incredible talent, Josh Gallagher, on the piano.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30-11:30pm Sat. Aug. 31

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

9pm-2am Sat. Aug. 31

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. 31

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

Sunday, Sep. 1st, 2019

noon-5pm Sun. Sep. 1

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

4-7pm Sun. Sep. 1

Mark Heaey & Jim Schuh Duo

The Mark Healey and Jim Schuh Duo formed in 2015. Mark and Jim each began playing music during the mid-1960s. Mark and Jim perform a variety of classic rock songs. Artists covered include Badfinger, Beatles, Buddy Holly, etc.

SandBar & Grill 17643 50th Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

4-8pm Sun. Sep. 1

Live Music: 40 Fingers

Drive up or dock the boat right here, but come thirsty and hungry and ready to dance to the great tunes of the 60's through last year.

Paradise Shores 26364 CTH M, Holcombe

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6-8:30pm Sun. Sep. 1

Beer Dinner with K Point & Together Farms

Support your community and local small businesses by enjoying an evening filled with fun, food and beer. Featuring Chef William from Coffee Grounds and beer pairings from K Point Brewery.

Together Farms W93 Norden Rd, Mondovi

Cost: $60

Age: 21+

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