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Fun Menomonie Events to Wrap Up the Summer

summer may be half finished, but there are plenty of events to enjoy while the sun’s still out

Sawyer Hoff, photos by Andrea Paulseth, Timothy Mather |

ROCKIN' AND READIN'. The Menomonie Public Library only has a few more Music Over Menomin performances. (Photo by Tim Mather)
ROCKIN' AND READIN'. The Menomonie Public Library has a few more Music Over Menomin performances booked. (Photo by Tim Mather)

As much as we hate to admit it, summer is halfway over. But that shouldn’t stop us from making the most of what’s left. Here is a list of some of the cool events in Menomonie that are still coming up on the summer calendar.


Music Over Menomin

Thursdays, Aug. 4 and 11 • Menomonie Public Library, 600 Wolske Bay Road, Menomonie Read More

Held right on the front lawn of the Menomonie Public Library, Music Over Menomin is wrapping up its 12th season. You can listen to Cathy Reitz and the 7Swing on Aug. 4 and North of Dixie on Aug. 11. The shows start at 7pm and are free to all!


Summer Cookout

Saturday, Aug. 6 • Zymurgy Brewing Co., 624 Main St. E, Menomonie • Read More

Hosted by Form Entertainment, this Summer Cookout will be filled with music and good food. On Aug. 6 at the Zymurgy Brewing Company, there will be 10 different musical acts offering a mix of synth wave, hip-hop, jazz hip-hop fusion, electro-funk, rock, and house music. The fun starts at 1pm.


ZYMURDERFEST Death Metal Festival

Saturday, Aug. 13 • Zymurgy Brewing Co., 624 Main St. E, Menomonie • Read More

This music festival isn’t for the faint of heart. If you’re a fan of death metal, this festival will have you throwing up the devil’s horns for artists like Pitlord, Ancient Entities, Coffin Rites, Dead Soul Symphony, Blodwar, and Torment. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door.


Kyote’s Den 25th Anniversary Party

Saturday Aug. 13 • Kyote’s Den, E2339 Highway 29, Menomonie •  Read More

With so many big anniversaries this year, make sure not to miss Kyote’s Den Bar & Grill 25th Anniversary party on Aug. 13 at 3pm. There will be a free charcoal chicken meal, $1 Busch Lights, free tap beer. The Jalapeño Skyrains will perform from 3-7pm and the Legacy of the Loud will play from 8pm-midnight. 


Season Championship Night at Red Cedar Speedway

Friday, Aug. 19 • 620 17th St SE, Menomonie •  Read More

The Red Cedar Speedway is wrapping up its regular season with the Championship Night on Aug. 19. The grandstands open at 5pm, but you can arrive earlier with your kids to participate in Kids Club activities. The racing starts at 7pm.

Photo by Andrea Paulseth
Photo by Andrea Paulseth

Sadistic Century Bike Race

Saturday, Aug. 20 • Dunn County Recreation Park, 620 17th St. SE, Menomonie • Read More

Grind your gears at this challenging 100-mile, 100 km, and 60 km bike ride on Aug. 20. The 100-miler begins with a rolling start at 7am, and includes 30 climbs with a nearly 9,000-foot elevation gain! Register online before August and receive a free T-shirt. Same-day registration starts at 6:30am, and the post-ride meal and refreshments will be served from 11am to 4pm.

 

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