Kids

Thu. Aug. 1

US Open Chainsaw Sculpture Championship

The world's best carvers create one-of-a-kind sculptures with an award ceremony and auction on Sunday. Family activities & inflatables. Friday night features a social night with entertainment, sculpture auction, and pizza, beer, and wine. Sue Orfield band plays before the awards ceremony on Sunday. Full schedule online.

Paul Bunyan Logging Camp Museum 1110 Carson Park Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: Thursday, FREE; Friday-Sunday, Adults, $6/one day, $12/event; kids ages 6-17 FREE

Age: All Ages

Movies

10am Thu. Aug. 1

Micon Summer Kids Movies

During the summer, Micon Cinemas in Chippewa Falls will show an array of kids movies for only a quarter! This summer, look forward to Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Hotel Transylvania 3, Smallfoot, Space Jam, How to Train Your Dragon 3, Lego Movie 2, and more surprises to come!

Micon Cinemas Chippewa Falls 475 Chippewa Mall Dr., Chippewa Falls

Cost: 25¢ admission

Food & Drink

6-10pm Thu. Aug. 1

Whiskey Club

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.

The Red Mixer 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: 21+

Nightlife

6-8pm Thu. Aug. 1

Amp Quiz Trivia at Pokegama Inn

Welcoming teams of any size. Prizes for the top three teams. Get a free answer online and visit the AMP Quiz Facebook page for a picture hint. Enjoy dinner/drinks with family and friends during the game.

Pokegama Lakeside Tavern & Grill 840 Banks Ave., Chetek

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Kids

7pm Thu. Aug. 1

Cinderella (If the Shoe Fits)

"Cinderella! (If the Shoe Fits)" is an 80s pop music parody about self-respect that will have your whole family singing, laughing and dancing!

Cedarbrook Church N6714 470th St., Menomonie

Cost: $12 GA or $8 for age 12 and under

Age: All Ages

Music

7-10pm Thu. Aug. 1

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.

Dean & Sue’s Bar & Grill 2002 Midway Rd., Menomonie

Nightlife

7-9pm Thu. Aug. 1

Amp Quiz Trivia at Monk's

Welcoming teams of any size. Prizes for the top three teams. Get a free answer online and visit the AMP Quiz Facebook page for a picture hint. Enjoy dinner/drinks with family and friends during the game.

Monk's Bar & Grill 3560 Oakwood Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Nightlife

7:30-9pm Thu. Aug. 1

Dj Trivia at the Sandbar

General knowledge, family friendly trivia. Play as a team, or on your own. Prizes for the top 3 teams with points. Go to the website for the "Clue of the Day" and information on how to get bonus points for that day's game.

SandBar & Grill 17643 50th Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

8:30-11pm Thu. Aug. 1

Vinyl Nights: Mariah Kewin

Mariah Kewin is an Eau Claire native and currently studying at UWEC. She’s passionate about the arts and plans on working it into her career. She’s worked at Revival Records for the last three and a half years, causing for a massive overload of records in her collection.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Comedy

8:30pm Thu. Aug. 1

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Ben Katzner

As a performer, Katzner is equal parts affable, honest and edgy while never being afraid to dive into the goofier side of things.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA | $3 with valid student ID

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

Music

9pm Thu. Aug. 1

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