Causes

Fri. Aug. 9

30th Annual Career Development Center Golf Outing

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

Kids

Fri. Aug. 9

Ashley For the Arts

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

Recreation

10am-3pm Fri. Aug. 9

Smokey the Bear's 75th Birthday Celebration

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

Summer

10am-10pm Fri. Aug. 9

Pioneer Days

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

Causes

noon-6pm Fri. Aug. 9

Dunn County Humane Society Golf Scramble

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

Kids

3pm Fri. Aug. 9

Cuentos: Tales From the Latino World

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

Recreation

5-7:30pm Fri. Aug. 9

Where in Eau Claire - Scavenger Hunt

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

Age: 21+

Comedy

7pm Fri. Aug. 9

Stand Up Comedy: Patrick Hastie

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

Age: 21+

Music

7-11pm Fri. Aug. 9

Live Music: Brian Bethke

Enjoy the amazing music of Brian Bethke while trying one of our amazing specialty drinks.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Music

7pm Fri. Aug. 9

Live Music: Past and The Present

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

Age: 21+

Music

7-10pm Fri. Aug. 9

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+

Summer

7:30pm Fri. Aug. 9

The Swampers: “Today in the Valley”

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

Summer

8pm Fri. Aug. 9

Cybernetic Terror Tour

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

Cost: $6

Music

8-11pm Fri. Aug. 9

Music by JFT 'Lite' in the Patio

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

9:30pm-1:30am Fri. Aug. 9

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+