Sat. Aug. 10
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
6:30am Sat. Aug. 10
Pure Water Days is a weekend long festival for the entire family, which is held each year in Chippewa Falls. The Leinenkugel’s Pure Water Days races are held at the Chippewa Valley Family YMCA. There is a 1/2 mile, a 4 mile, and a 1/2 marathon option. Spaghetti Feed the night before at 5:30pm.
Chippewa Falls YMCA 611 Jefferson Ave., Chippewa Falls
Cost: Price Varies
Age: All Ages
7am-10pm Sat. Aug. 10
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
9am-5pm Sat. Aug. 10
Free ice cream, games and prizes all day! This annual event is sponsored by the Friends of the Augusta Library.
Augusta Memorial Public Library 113 North Stone St, Augusta
Age: All Ages
noon-5pm Sat. Aug. 10
Learn to distinguish edible from poisonous mushrooms and learn how fungi affect the health of the forest. Join Tavis a delightful amateur mycologist from Cumberland, WI. Please bring your own basket for collecting.
Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Cty Rd. K, Fall Creek
Cost: Friends $12; Nonmembers $17; Register by 8/6
1-2pm Sat. Aug. 10
Join members of the Lake Wissota Garden Club for a guided tour. Club members will point out and identify the native wildflowers currently in bloom. Meet at the sanctuary sign/parking lot just south of the duck pond. Guided tours are held the second Saturday of the month through September.
Irvine Park Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls
Age: All Ages
7-11pm Sat. Aug. 10
Enjoy a wide variety of music acoustic style. Sit back & relax with one of our many wine options.
The Red Mixer 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire
8pm Sat. Aug. 10
Local icon Richard Ditchweed has logged decades jamming with countless musicians in Eau Claire. Help him celebrate his 70th birthday in style with a host of up and comers. The Loose Juices, Bob and the Gang, Wildcat Hawkins, The Interstates, and special guest performances. Ditchweed will rock your face off in customary fashion.
Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire
Cost: $5 suggested for donations to suicide prevention.
8-11pm Sat. Aug. 10
Sean Jordan, a recent Berklee College of Music, Guitar Performance graduate is a must see. Playing his take on a wide variety of music including:Pop, Blues, Folk favorites, as well as originals, his guitar chops are more than up to snuff.
Sheeley House Saloon 236 W. River St., Chippewa Falls
9:30pm-1:30am Sat. Aug. 10
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