The Night Market – An Indoor-Outdoor Maker Market and Sale Series

Wed. Sep. 19th, 2018

Local Store Shopkeep

Friday nights Sept. 21 – Oct. 19 • 6pm-9pm • @The Local Store and Volume One Gallery and Courtyard! • 15% OFF STOREWIDE • Every Week: local makers • local food trucks • fire pit • live music • hot cider & snack samples • pre-holiday savings

FEATURE: Digging Up the Valley

Fri. Sep. 7th, 2018

Cassandra Kyser, photos by Timothy Mather

Mark Youngblood stood in a hole almost as deep as he is tall. His blue eyes, which sparkled with excitement, were just visible above the ground level. “Can you get me a screwdriver?” Youngblood shouted up to his friend ...

It’s no Trick: Local Trick-or-Treat Times

Fri. Sep. 7th, 2018

If you’re a candy-loving kid, it’s never too early to plot your trick-or-treating route for Halloween night – or Halloween afternoon, as the case may be.

Dancing with the Eau Claire Stars celebrates 10 years

Wed. Sep. 5th, 2018

Broc Seigneurie, photos by Kelsey Smith

There’s a buzz around town as everyone gears up for this year’s All-Star edition of Dancing with the Eau Claire Stars! Inspired by the hit ABC television show, this will be the 10th anniversary of the benefit held by the Eau Claire Children’s Theatre.

Voters Will Say If They Favor Pot – or Not

Wed. Sep. 5th, 2018

Tom Giffey

Eau Claire County voters will be able to voice their opinion on legalizing marijuana (a.k.a. cannabis, a.k.a. pot, a.k.a. too many other nicknames to print) in a nonbinding referendum on the Nov. 6 general election ballot.

Three Cheers for 30 Years

Wed. Sep. 5th, 2018

Lauren Fisher, photos by Luong Huynh

The Eau Claire Children’s Theatre has been a staple of the Chippewa Valley arts community for three decades, and they’re throwing a party to celebrate that achievement. On Saturday, Sept. 15 ...

Local Chef Appears on Food Network

Wed. Sep. 5th, 2018

V1 Staff

Chef Amy Huo, founder of Locavore Mobile Kitchen, recently competed to win $20,000 in the Food Network game show Guy’s Grocery Games. In the episode ...

New Book Beginnings

Tue. Sep. 4th, 2018

Emilee Wentland

Local online bookstore Dotters Books is opening a permanent physical location this fall. The women-owned bookstore got started in 2017 as an online-only business that hosted pop-up sales ...

Friendly Food: Dos Amigos Brings Choice Mexican Eats

Fri. Aug. 24th, 2018

Julia van Allen

A new Mexican restaurant is making a splash on the Eau Claire culinary scene. Dos Amigos Mexican Restaurant, owned and operated by Pascual and Michael Niedes, opened June 29.

The Gentle Guest Plans New Album Unholy Mess

Tue. Aug. 21st, 2018

Eric Christenson, photos by Zach Oliphant

Eau Claire band The Gentle Guest – who used to actively slay the local scene with their firebrand style of country punk – has been relatively quiet for a couple years. Frontman Eric Rykal has been focusing ...