Kids

Sat. Aug. 3

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

Music

Sat. Aug. 3

Blues on the Chippewa

Numerous musicians and music lovers from all over the country gather in Durand for the blues. Also featuring a craft show and quilt raffle.

Memorial Park 2nd Avenue East, Downtown Durand

Cost: Find ticket information online

Recreation

8:30am-3pm Sat. Aug. 3

Beekeeping 103

The final class in the beginning beekeeping series taught in partnership with the Chippewa Eau Claire Beekeepers. Topics include heath maintenance of bees, fall feeding tips, harvesting honey and wintering survival skills. There may be an opportunity to extract and bottle your honey.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Cost: Friends $40 Nonmembers $45; Register by 7/30

Kids

1pm Sat. Aug. 3

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

Words

4-5pm Sat. Aug. 3

Guided Walking Meditation

Join Maria in a Walking Meditation practice through the woods followed by Yoga Nidra. Take some time to feel grounded and present in the community of others. Please bring a mat or blanket and wear comfortable clothing.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

Music

7pm Sat. Aug. 3

Last Open Road

Last Open Road, Rockin' Blues on the Tiki Deck.

Jake's Supper Club E5690 County Rd. D, Menomonie

Kids

7pm Sat. Aug. 3

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

Comedy

7-9pm Sat. Aug. 3

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Sam Tallent at The Plus

Known for whip-quick wit and rollicking improvisations, Sam Tallent is one of the sharpest, most original rising talents in comedy today. He has opened for Dave Chappelle, Dana Carvey, and Hannibal Buress. He won his roast battle on Comedy Central, appeared on the Chris Gethard Show, and has been published on VICE.com.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5adv, $10door

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

Music

8:30-11:30pm Sat. Aug. 3

Late Night Jazz: Josh Gallagher Trio

Josh Gallagher is a native of Eau Claire, WI. In 2002, he went to Berklee College of music in Boston, MA on full scholarship.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

8:30pm-1am Sat. Aug. 3

Live Music: Shootin' Jack Band

Shootin' Jack is a versatile, 4-piece band based in Eau Claire, Wisconsin that plays covers of crowd-favorite songs in nearly every genre. Their roots run deep and dirty in classic rock and blues, but they just love to play music of any kind.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

Music

9pm Sat. Aug. 3

Flaming Doublewides Rock Your Birkenstocks

The Chippewa Valley’s deep-fried, fit to be tied, swamp-rockin, blues-honkin, large and in charge, retro-billy blast from a soulful yet greasy yet groove-driven planet of bourbon, barbecue and tube-amp distortion return to the friendly confines of the Mousetrap Tavern.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

9:30pm-1:30am Sat. Aug. 3

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+