Fri. Aug. 9
Each year, the proceeds of this event enable the Career Development Center to continue its work of providing meaningful and appropriate vocational services and employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities and disadvantages.…
Hickory Hills Golf Course E4080 Hickory Rd., Eau Claire
Cost: Registration information online
Fri. Aug. 9
Ashley for the Arts was established by Ashley Furniture to entertain and inspire the entire family, promote the works of artists from across the globe, and raise funds to support humanity. Lots of live music, hot air balloon launch, car show, fireworks, inflatables, youth art area, playground, and much more.
Memorial Park, Arcadia
Cost: $10 for 3 Days
10am-3pm Fri. Aug. 9
Drop-in to help celebrate Smokey the Bear's 75th Birthday. Mini-sessions on fire safety, dutch oven cooking, games and prizes, a birthday card to sign, and plenty of cake.
Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek
10am-10pm Fri. Aug. 9
Hosted by the Chippewa Valley Antique Engine & Model Club. Features historical displays of craftsmanship as well as steam engines, tractor pulls, flea market, silent auction, pancake breakfast, kids events, chicken dinners, parades and an antique and classic car swap meet/show. Full schedule online.
Pioneer Park Hwy 37 & 85 Porterville Rd., Eau Claire
Cost: $7 GA; children 10 and under get in FREE
noon-6pm Fri. Aug. 9
A day filled with fun, food and great friends all while supporting DCHS! More information (including online registration) available online.
Tanglewood Greens 2200 Crestwood Dr., Menomonie
Cost: Information available on website
Age: All Ages
3pm Fri. Aug. 9
Cuentos paints a vivid picture of the people and rich cultures of the Spanish-speaking world with colorful tales from the Caribbean, South America, and the Bronx. Funny, touching, and exciting storytelling for the whole family, Cuentos is a great introduction to the marvelous world of Latinx literature and culture.
Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire
Cost: $25 Adults; $10 for children under 12
5-7:30pm Fri. Aug. 9
Where in Eau Claire, a city-wide Scavenger Hunt, is an exciting and fun opportunity for you to contribute to the Family Resource Center. Get your Team of 3-6 family, friends or co-workers together and have a fun night out while raising money for the Family Resource Center. Team Registration includes Dinner & Drinks following the scavenger hunt.
Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire
Cost: Registration Information Online
7pm Fri. Aug. 9
Patrick Hastie is a comedian from Glenwood, Iowa who now lives in Brooklyn, New York. He has toured all over the country and he has been featured on The Chive, College Humor and Laugh Spin. He is a very nice guy and his 5 year plan is to be cool and live forever.
Bye the Willow 501 N. High St, Chippewa Falls
Cost: $10advance, $15door
7-11pm Fri. Aug. 9
Enjoy the amazing music of Brian Bethke while trying one of our amazing specialty drinks.
The Red Mixer 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire
7pm Fri. Aug. 9
A diverse mix of cover songs and original music inspired by classic rock of the 60s/70s and current alt/folk; an incandescent, mesmerizing, slightly psychedelic blend of catchy pop melodies and moody, modernized torch songs. All proceeds go to Relay For Life.
Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire
7-10pm Fri. Aug. 9
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
7:30pm Fri. Aug. 9
Celebrates all that is new and exciting in the Chippewa Valley. Amanda Tanzer Schafer, Rob Kuchta, Judy Brist, Tim Danielson, Kathy Danielson, and Jerry Way sing and play original Swampgrass ballads interspersed with stories of the uniqueness of our region.
The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls
Cost: Adults $13, Seniors $12, Youth $6, Family $32
8pm Fri. Aug. 9
A night of intense metal music Featuring performances by Helion Prime (power metal), Novareign (progressive power metal), Cwn Annwn (heavy metal), and Plague of Stars (female-fronted, genre-defying metal.)
Every Buddy's Bar 19 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls
8-11pm Fri. Aug. 9
JFT 'Lite' really involves the audience. The band’s full playlists are distributed to the audience who then select the songs that are performed for that night. Late night happy hours kicks in at 10pm, $2 domestics and rails with 1/2 off on select appetizers and flatbreads.
Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona
Age: All Ages
9:30pm-1:30am Fri. Aug. 9
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