AA & Al-Anon Retreat
begins on Friday (check in starts at 5:30 pm); depart Sunday at 1 pm.
St. Anthony Spirituality Center, 300 E. Fourth St. Marathon City, WI
This retreat is open to all recovering alcoholics, Al-Anon members and other 12 Step group members (men & women) of any denomination belief background. We gather to discover and share the joy and serenty of the 12 Step programs through talks, 12 Step meetings and opportunities for private consultation and prayer.
Cheryl Mathis - Communications Coordinator
St. Anthony Spirituality Center, Marathon, WI
Indianhead Swap Meet and Car Show
Fairgrounds, Chippewa Falls, WI
40th annual event with over 8000 people attending. We'll have over 700 show vehicles, over 150 vendors, along with "for sale" vehicles, food, games, etc. It's a family event!
Jim Paulson 715-832-0552
Famly-focused fun-filled weekend of events including: softball tournament, fireworks, kids games, 5K cancer fundraiser run/walk, arts/crafts/vendors, ice cream social, car show, beanbag tournament, parade, street dance. Something for everyone!
Crystal Schacht, 507-689-4644
St. Joseph's Corn Fest
11:00 am until 3:00 pm
St. Joseph Parish, Rock Falls, WI. 15 miles west of Eau Claire on Hwy. 85
Polka Mass at 10 am featuring the Lima Polka Choir.
FREE SWEET CORN!
Raffle, Silent Auction, BINGO, Beer Garden, Games, Fish Pond, Country Store, Cake Walk.
Brats, Hot Dogs, BBQ, Potato Salad, Baked Beans, Pulled Pork (Hot food served from 11 am until 2 pm) Pie, a la mode, Ice Cream, Root Beer Floats, Pop
Susan Abing 715-875-4527
30th Annual Highground Bike Tour
The Highground, W7031 Ridge Rd, Neillsville WI 54456
The 30th Annual Highground Bicycle Tour will be held August 1 through the 3rd. This biking event features bicycle routes from across Wisconsin riding to raise funds for The Highground Veterans Memorial Park. This is a great event for bikers of all skill levels, families and those who wish to support our veterans. Bike routes will begin August 1st in Hayward, Middleton, Appleton and New Richmond. All routes will join together to enter The Highground on Sunday, August 3rd. If you can’t bike in the tour, please come to The Highground at 11:30am, Sunday, August 3rd to support our veterans and welcome the bikers riding in this historic event! The Highground is located at W7031 Ridge Rd, 3 miles West of Neillsville. For more information call 715-743-4224 or go to www.thehighground.org.
Theresa Hebert, 715-743-4224, firstname.lastname@example.org
Ten Local Photographers II
10:00am to 4:00pm
Heyde Center for the Arts, 3 South High Street, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
This exhibition features photography of ten local photographers - Lloyd Fleig, John Lauson, Tina Lockbaum, Peggy Lee, Jan Favret, Ed Asselin, Russ Welke, Beverly Wickstrom, and Claude Schilling. No admission cost. Artist Reception: Friday, July 25 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Heyde Center for the Arts, 3 South High Street, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729 PH: 715-723-9000
Beaver Creek Butterfly Festival
Beaver Creek Reserve, Wise Nature Center, S1 County Road K, Fall Creek, WI 54742
Join butterfly enthusiasts from the area to celebrate the unique wonder and beauty of our native butterflies. Mini-seminars will provide information on Wisconsin butterflies, butterfly gardening, and how to raise your own butterflies! There will be guided tours of the butterfly house and games and crafts for the kids! Be sure to mark this family-oriented, fun and educational day on your calendar.
Registration and payment encouraged by August 3
Friends $3 per person/$10 per family Nonmembers $4 per person/$15 per family
Blues on the Chippewa
6pm to 10pm
Memorial Park - Durand, WI
2014 Blues on the Chippewa date: August 1, 2, & 3 - 2014
7th Annual Blues on the Chippewa
A three day blues festival held to benefit the Pepin Co. Food Pantry
*a free will donation of non-perishable food or cash for the Pepin Co. Food Pantry and BOTC will be appreciated!
Held in Memorial Park - Durand, WI
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, August 1, 2, & 3 - 2014
FRI AUG 1ST: The Jimmy's and Alex Wilson Band w/special guest Jim Liban
SAT AUG 2ND: Bernard Allison, Sam Cockrell & the S.C.B, Left Wing Bourbon, Mojo Lemon, Sue Orfield Band, The Kingsnakes, Armadillo Jump, and Eddie Beavers performing between acts
SUN AUG 4TH: Kelley Hunt, Davina & The Vagabonds, Annie Mack, Dave Arcari w/The Rhythm Posse, and Nick Foytik performing between acts
BOTC Kickoff Party immediately following Friday's headliner show at Prock's Thirsty Catfish Bar in downtown Durand w/Left Wing Bourbon
Downtown Blues Shows at participating bars (Corral Bar, Bubba's Backdoor Bar, and Cell Block Bar) in downtown Durand immediately following Bernard Allison's show
Afterglow Jam Session at Corral Bar immediately following the fests conclusion on SUN hosted by "The Blues Buzzards"!
5 + 10k Run SAT(8am), Motorcycle Show SAT (noon), and Craft Fair SAT & SUN (noon)
RV + TENT CAMPING AVAILABLE - call Durand City Hall at (715)672-8770 for info
FOOD AND CONCESSIONS AVAILABLE ON GROUNDS - ALL AGES WELCOME!
SORRY - NO PETS ON FEST GROUNDS DUE TO CITY OF DURAND ORDINANCE
Please call (715)495-8091 for more info email@example.com
SPONSORED BY" BLUES ON THE CHIPPEWA"
"Promoting positive change through the power of music!"
Wheel of Reading summer reading program for adults
LE Phillips Memorial Public Library in Eau Claire
Read or listen to any three books of your choice to complete a spin card and be eligible to spin the wheel for prizes, books, or an extra chance to enter your name in the weekly drawing for a book of your choice. Complete a spin card and you'll be entered in the August 6 grand prize drawings. Beginning June 2, stop by Information & Reference to register and pick up your "Wheel of Reading" spin card!
Information & Reference, 715-839-5004
Wheel of Reading program for adults
LE Phillips Memorial Public LIbrary in Eau Claire
Read or listen to any three books of your choice to complete a spin card and be eligible to spin the wheel for prizes, books, or an extra chance to enter your name in the weekly drawing for a book of your choice. Complete a spin card and you'll be entered in the August 6 grand prize drawings. Stop by Information & Reference to register and pick up your "Wheel of Reading" spin card!
Information & Reference, 715-839-5004
Second Annual Booking it for Books Fun Run
4:00 PM registration, 5:00 PM kids 1/2 mile run, 6:00 PM adult 4 mile run or 2 mile walk
Elk Mound Village Park Elk Mound, WI
All proceeds go towards the Elk Mound Community Library and the Elk Mound Cross Country teams. $15.00 registration fee for the 4 mile run or 2 mile walk if paid before July 15th. $20.00 after July 15th. $5.00 registration fee for the kids 1/2 mile run. T-shirts guaranteed for pre-paid adult participants. Concessions, kids activities, and other family activities will be happening.
Kathy Peterson 715-829-3237
Concert in the Park (Driftless River Band)
Halfway Creek Band Shell, 300 W. Roberts St., Holmen, WI 54636
This is a FREE event that is open to anyone!
Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and picnic dinners!
Driftless River Band, Acoustic/Americana