Sunday, Aug. 20th, 2017

7am-1pm Sun. Aug. 20

Weekend Brunch with Musical Guest Shane Leonard

A farm-focused weekend brunch with lively instrumental tunes from Shane Leonard (10am-1pm). Midwestern and other brunch classics including omelettes, quiche, wild rice porridge, Belgian waffles, sandwiches, and more. Classic and original morning drinks including mimosas, bloody marys, and more.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: Music is FREE; consult menu for food prices

Age: All Ages

8am-2pm Sun. Aug. 20

Festival Foods Farmers Market

A variety of fresh produce from local farmers.

Festival Foods parking lot 3007 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Age: all ages

10am-4pm Sun. Aug. 20

August Market

A boutique style market featuring locally crafted items including dip mixes, coffee, teas, wine, jewelry, bread, soap, and so much more. Shabby Chic furniture, olive oils and balsamic vinegars are also feature items.

The Winking Owl 115 E. Lincoln Ave, Fall Creek

10am-2pm Sun. Aug. 20

8th Annual Eau Claire Big Rig Truck Show

Truck Show features over-the-road semi-trucks from across the United States and Canada. Light show Friday night & Saturday evening after a Monster Truck Show. Military and law enforcement vehicles. Antique trucks. Free rides. Truck parade. Beer gardens, food & vendors, outdoor exhibitors, live music and more.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Free for the Truck Show/Tickets for the Monster Truck Show $20 for adults $12.50 kids $10 pit pass

noon-5pm Sun. Aug. 20

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

1:30-4:30pm Sun. Aug. 20

Live Music: Micah Ryan

A well-balanced mixture of music including originals and covers that you are sure to connect to.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3-7pm Sun. Aug. 20

Live Music: The Thundermen

The Thundermen return to The Pioneer playing all your favorite tunes from the 50s, 60s and 70s. We even do a little country. Dave Engedal will be joining the band.

Pioneer Grill & Saloon E5699 Cty. Hwy. D, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 21

7-9pm Sun. Aug. 20

Comedy Show: Tim Hawkins

Since giving up his job as a grocery truck driver in 2002, Tim Hawkins has been establishing himself as one of the most in-demand comedians in the country. Tim's gut-busting comedy show entertains the entire family while doubling down on the funny, a daunting task in an age where the obscene has become routine.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: Tickets $24-49 | $79 (Uber Fan Package

Age: All Ages

Monday, Aug. 21st, 2017

9-10am Mon. Aug. 21

Community Yoga at Menomonie Public Library

Free community yoga on the library lawn, weather permitting, otherwise in the library meeting room. Designed to accommodate practitioners of all levels. Covers postures, philosophies and guided relaxation. Teresa Kruger, a 200 certified yoga and meditation instructor will be leading the class.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

11am-1pm Mon. Aug. 21

Downtown Block Party: A Solar Eclipse Extravaganza!

Gather for a downtown block party, complete with food trucks, balloon animals, face painting, Nano science, building blocks and more. And don't miss "TOTALITY: Explore Eclipses," a special show occurring in our Planetarium multiple times throughout the day.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11:30am-2:30pm Mon. Aug. 21

Eclipse Viewing Party on the Menomonie Library Lawn

On August 21 the first total eclipse of the sun since 1979 will occur in the U.S. While we won’t see a total eclipse here in Menomonie, it will be 85% eclipsed and still exciting to watch. The moon starts its passage between the sun and us at 11:46 am and ends the journey at 2:31 pm. Peak eclipse will be at 1:09 pm.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Aug. 22nd, 2017

5:30-8:30pm Tue. Aug. 22

Paint, Sip and Shop

Doors open at 5:30pm to shop LuLaRoe clothing, followed by a social painting class at 6:30pm. Registration fee includes painting, supplies, snacks, and a glass of wine/beer/soda.

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

Cost: $35

Age: All Ages

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Aug. 22

Eau Claire Guitar Club

Join instructor Tim Litscher (Evergreen Grass Band) for strumming and singing. Bring your favorite songs to share (rock, country, folk, etc.) and learn new songs, too. Each week Tim will bring new ideas for members to work on and take time to answer your musical questions.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 13+

6:30-8:30pm Tue. Aug. 22

Tuesday Night Blues: Sue Orfield Band

The Sue Orfield Band writes and plays songs that resonate with blues, funk, rock, and countrified world-beat sounds. Their music grooves with high energy and unexpected improvisations, while their compelling melodies will move you, amuse you, and even touch you. After Hours Blues Jam at the Plus until midnight.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-11:30pm Tue. Aug. 22

Musician Gathering & Open Mic

Jeff White hosts this high quality open mic every Tuesday. Sign up at 7pm. Always a large variety of microbrews on tap. Food available.

Tomahawk Room 306 N. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Wednesday, Aug. 23rd, 2017

Wed. Aug. 23

4th Annual A Grand Evening on the Bridge

A Grand Evening on the Bridge is a unique community experience, giving a select few the opportunity to dine and socialize on the Grand Avenue Footbridge. Featuring food and drinks from some of Downtown’s finest establishments. DECI's signature annual fundraiser.

Grand Avenue Footbridge, Eau Claire

Cost: Ticket package information available online

7:30am-1pm Wed. Aug. 23

Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market

Seasonal, locally grown vegetables and fruits, plus baked goods, dairy products, meat, honey, maple syrup, flowers, and more. An art market featuring local artists appears most Saturdays throughout the season.

Phoenix Park Pavilions Riverfront Terr., Eau Claire

Age: All ages

9-10am Wed. Aug. 23

BookBike at Downtown Farmers Market

The BookBike is a very small library branch on wheels. You will be able to check out materials, sign up for a library card, get answers to your reference questions, learn how to download digital content and so much more.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

11am-6pm Wed. Aug. 23

Menomonie Farmers Market

Since 2000, this market has seen a remarkable growth in participation and sales. Farmer participation has increased from an average of 3-4 vendors in past seasons to 20 vendors at the peak of the summer harvest. A typical market day this past season had 15-20 farmers selling everything from vegetables to fruit, eggs, meats and handmade crafts.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main St. East, Menomonie

Age: all ages

5:30pm Wed. Aug. 23

Annual Grand Evening on the Bridge

Downtown Eau Claire's signature fundraiser, A Grand Evening on the Bridge is a unique community experience, giving a select few the opportunity to dine and socialize on the Grand Avenue Footbridge. Craft Beer from the Brewing Projekt, a selection of wines, Hors d'oeuvres from Court N' House, dinner from Houligan's, and dessert boards from the Informalist.

Grand Avenue Footbridge, Eau Claire

Cost: $100/person, $185/couple

6-9pm Wed. Aug. 23

Lakely Loves: Heirloom Tomatoes

These incredible gems are only available for about 2 months out of the year, so we thought it’d be great to feature them while they’re at the height of their production. Chef Berg is creating a special 6-course dinner and throughout the dinner, he will be sharing much of his experience working with – and growing – these edible wonders. Seating is limited.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $50/person

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Wed. Aug. 23

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 $3/car Eau Claire county parking permit is required

Age: All ages

7-9pm Wed. Aug. 23

Jazz Session

Join us for a night of jazz and improvised music with host, Josh Gallagher. The Wednesday night jazz sessions bring new guests each week, drawing from the large talent pool of the Chippewa Valley. Jazzers are welcome to bring their horn and sit in on a tune or two.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Wed. Aug. 23

Trivia Night at The Plus hosted by Clear Water Comedy

The Plus and Clear Water Comedy bring you a new trivia experience that's one part comedy show, one part pub quiz, one part game show. Free to play and all ages welcome.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Aug. 24th, 2017

9am-3pm Thu. Aug. 24

CDC Summer Sale

CDC is cleaning out the closets. They have items for purchase and will be selling pizzas and playing games.

L.E. Phillips Career Development Center 1515 Ball Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE unless purchase items

Age: All Ages

noon-5pm Thu. Aug. 24

Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market

Seasonal, locally grown vegetables and fruits, plus baked goods, dairy products, meat, honey, maple syrup, flowers, and more. An art market featuring local artists appears most Saturdays throughout the season.

Phoenix Park Pavilions Riverfront Terr., Eau Claire

Age: All ages

noon-6pm Thu. Aug. 24

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

5-6pm Thu. Aug. 24

High 5 Free Yoga

Enjoy free yoga all summer long. No experience necessary. A gentle, all-levels accessible practice, so makes for a great place start your yoga journey. Meet at the area around the Great Dane statue in front of the RCU building.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Aug. 24

Dinner Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher + Josh Gallagher

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. 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

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Aug. 24

Burger King Classic Car Show

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

Burger King - Hastings Way 926 S. Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7:30pm Thu. Aug. 24

BookBike at Sounds Like Summer Concert Series

Look for the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library BookBike at the Sounds Like Summer Concert Series on Thursdays in Phoenix Park, as well as other special events, weather permitting. Check the library’s website for more information. The BookBike is a very small library branch on wheels.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Thu. Aug. 24

Open Mic Hosted by The Rock Creek Song Dogs

bring your talent or come to listen Farm to Fork wood-fired pizza starts at 5 open mic from 6 to 9 indoor and outdoor seating dogs are welcome too

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

6-9pm Thu. Aug. 24

Live Music: Sean Jordan

The Fill Inn Station welcome Sean Jordan, an amazing singer/songwriter out of Black River Falls who's influenced by the likes of Stevie Ray, Clapton, John Mayer and Jimi Hendrix. Expect a mix of pop, blues and folk in this special performance. He performs solo and with the band Rewind Society.

Fill-Inn Station 104 W. Columbia St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Aug. 24

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: Troppo Big Band + Klezmazel w/ Haley Parvin

The Troppo Big Band Jazz Orchestra brings back many of the musical memories of the 1940's and 50's, including current contemporary Big Band arrangements. Klezmazel takes their cue from a 500 year old tradition of ethnic music most closely associated with the Jews and Gypsies of Eastern Europe. Originally from Madison, Haley Parvin plays acoustic R&B and pop/rock.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Thu. Aug. 24

Vinyl Nights: DJ Cooper

Vinyl Nights are all about vibe, and on Thursdays it's Late Night Happy Hour from 9pm-11pm with half price taps. Sit back and enjoy a drink or a koldtbord from the late-night menu while featured local musicians, collectors, and tastemakers play classic and new vinyl records live on stage.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Thu. Aug. 24

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Ellie Hino and Casey Nelson

One of CWC's favorite performers--Ellie Hino and Casey Nelson--are back by popular demand. Both hilarious Twin Cities based stand-ups in their own right, when this comedy duo (and happily married couple) takes the stage together their act--which combines stand-up and hilarious songs--you will be howling with laughter.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA, $3 Student

Age: All Ages (18+ Recommended)

Friday, Aug. 25th, 2017

9am-3pm Fri. Aug. 25

CDC Summer Sale

CDC is cleaning out the closets. They have items for purchase and will be selling pizzas and playing games.

L.E. Phillips Career Development Center 1515 Ball Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE unless purchase items

Age: All Ages

10:30am-7pm Fri. Aug. 25

ServPro Golf Outing to Benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters

ServPro of Eau Claire is once again working with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Wisconsin for their Second Annual Charity Golf Outing. The $100,000 hole in one contest is back. Register online today at or stop by the Eau Claire Office today.

Lake Wissota Golf Course 16108 97th Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $350 foursome / $95 per person

11am-1pm Fri. Aug. 25

Brat Fry-Menomonie Market Food Co-op

Stop by for a local brat lunch featuring Deutsch Family Farm brats and various sides.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main St. East, Menomonie

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Fri. Aug. 25

United for Justin: Cancer Benefit for Justin Schaller

Friends and all community members are invited to come and support Justin Schaller and his family at this cancer benefit featuring great food, raffles, and a silent auction. All money raised will directly help Justin and his family. Details of his journey are on the Gofundme site.

Peace Lutheran Church 501 E. Fillmore Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE admission + raffle and silent auction

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Aug. 25

Dinner Jazz: Josh Gallagher Trio

Eau Claire native Josh Gallagher went to Berklee College of music in Boston, MA on full scholarship. He was selected as the pianist in the Brubeck Institute Jazz Sextet, and has performed with Bobby Watson, Rufus Reid, Jimmy Heath, Artistic Director Christian McBride, and Institute founder Dave Brubeck.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Fri. Aug. 25

Eau Claire Curling Club Pre-Season Party

The curling season is fast approaching and the Winter Olympics are on the horizon. Whether you are an experienced member or have never curled before, gather with the curling club to talk about the upcoming year, meet club members and discover what curling is all about.

K-Point Brewing 4212 Southtowne Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6-10pm Fri. Aug. 25

Live Music: 40 Fingers at Paradise Shores

Four voices, 5 instruments, 175 or so combined years of rock and roll experience 40 Fingers will be playing the songs you grew up dancing to, so wear your dancing shoes.

Paradise Shores 26364 CTH M, Holcombe

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Aug. 25

Haymarket Landing Patio Concert

The Dames, Idle Empress and Heart Pills will play in this unique concert. Tickets are free, but there is a 250 person capacity so register online soon. Sponsored by the Confluence Arts Center and Blugold Radio.

Haymarket Landing - Patio

Cost: FREE

7-8:30pm Fri. Aug. 25

WideSpot Junior Theater Camp Presents: MmmBeth by Allison Williams

Support the Widespot's Junior Theater Campers as they perform a wacky retelling of the Shakespeare classic. This family-friendly comedy spoofs the classic play, and with witches named Haggy, Naggy & Twit, loads of laughs await you.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: FREE, Donations at the door

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. Aug. 25

Singer/Songwriter Open Mic Night

Come out and share the songs you've written and or listen to a handful of musicians play all original music. Hosted by Jackson Taylor.

Chippewa River Distillery & Brewster Bros. Brewing Co. 402 W River St, Chippewa Falls

7-11pm Fri. Aug. 25

Two Way Street

Dave and Mick return to The Moose playing your favorite dance tunes.

Moose Lodge Curvue Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

7-10pm Fri. Aug. 25

Live at the Acoustic Cafe: Eauxpera

Eauxpera is a collective of professional and emerging operatic artists whose mission is to bring high quality operatic performances past the opera house and into the Chippewa Valley. This collection invites the Eau Claire community to fall in love with classic Italian operatic scenes.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. Aug. 25

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+

8pm-2am Fri. Aug. 25

The Spread Wisdom Tour - Cryptic Wisdom

The Spread Wisdom Tour is Stopping in Eau Claire with Cryptic Wisdom & Much more like EDM on the patio, Band in the back room & Hip Hop in the main room, Almost forgot to mention Cherry Girls presented by Cherry Promotions & Azara.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $12 Advance; $15 at the Door

Age: All Ages

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