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6/14 to 10/11
Chippewa Falls Farmers Market
Come check out the Farmers Market for locally grown fresh fruits, vegetables, and flowers, as well as locally made baked goods, salsas, jams, jellies, honey, crafts and other handcrafted items, and more EVERY THURSDAY, June 14 - October 11, starting at 12pm!More Information »
Are you interested in becoming a vendor at the farmers market? They are in search of unique arts and handmade items! Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your interest.
Funds for the Fighters-Breast Cancer Benefit!
3rd Annual Fill Inn- Funds for the Fighters
Who/What: A fundraiser held from 5-8pm on Thurs, Oct 4th during Paint the Town Pink at the Fill Inn Station in partnership with Lodge #176 F.&A.M to raise money for a Chippewa Falls woman currently battling breast cancer. In recognition of privacy and dignity of the woman, they will not publish the name of the recipient. However, please know 100% of your donation is given to her!
Where/When: Thursday, Oct 4th from 5-8pm @ The Fill Inn Station – raffles/silent auction/drink specials/Yeti Mugs!
• Raffles/Silent Auction will be hosted by the Co-Sponsor the Chippewa Falls Lions Club – raffle baskets AND 50/50 raffles throughout the night!
• 20oz Yeti mugs available for purchase for $30 – they will be filled once at no additional charge with your drink of choice! This promotion co-sponsored by Spring St Sports and Blue Ribbon Engraving. $5 from each sale will be donated! Supplies are limited.
• $4 Cosmos made with Trumie’s Black Currant Vodka ($3 of each sale will be donated)
• $3 pints of any Brewster Brother’s Draft ($2 of each will be donated)
Many other downtown businesses from 4-7pm will donate a percent of sales or proceeds from the Infinity wine sampling. Collection buckets will also be available at participating locations. Please check the Paint the Town Pink brochure for additional information. (Must be present to win raffles but not silent auction)
Why: Not everyone wants to be a poster child for a benefit, but that doesn’t mean they don’t deserve or need some help. This is just a very small way you can use a great event to ease a bit of the burden for this disease. The community seems to agree as they raised over $5,600 in 2017 with your help!
If you feel inclined to donate an item for the silent auction/raffle, please mail it to address listed below or contact Kara for pick up. If donating money, please make check payable to the Chippewa Falls Lodge #176 F.&A.M. Tax ID number 39-0801026 to make your donation tax deductible. The Lodge will match up to $500 of the money we raise!
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*New this year! Sponsor a basket in any dollar amount you would like,they will put it together for you!*
The Fill Inn Station
Attn: Kara Goossens
104 West Columbia St.
Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
Phenology Hike for Experienced Explorers at Beaver Creek Reserve
This program is targeted for our older nature lovers. This hike of an hour or so is led by a Beaver Creek Reserve naturalist and takes place on the Reserve trails. Explorers will document the changes taking place in the Reserve’s woods. The walk will be capped off with coffee, treats and further discussion about the changes and things seen on the trials. The program is geared for adults 55 and older. Hikers should expect about a mile long hike with uneven terrain and stairs to negotiate.More Information »
Live Music: Jeff White at Autumn Harvest Winery & Orchard
Join in Saturday, October 6th from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. for live music with Jeff White.
Americana/Alt-country & Outlaw Folk from the hills of western Wisconsin. Blending warm tones, reverbs, delays & vibrato, Jeff White sings of love, loss & lust with an Americana vibe, channeling the wide emotional spirit of human nature. Dramatic ballads, haunting love songs and bittersweet remembrance are staple themes.
Feel free to bring a chair for this outdoor event. The event will be moved indoors in the case of rain.
No beverage carry-in allowed.More Information »
Backtrack Vocals: An A Cappella Powerhouse
7:30pm at the Heyde Center for the Arts- 3 S. High St, Chippewa Falls
Backtrack is an a cappella powerhouse that has amassed over 7 million views and 75 thousand subscribers on YouTube since its founding in 2013. This year, the group won the 2016 YouTube Next Up competition and was described by Business Insider as one of the “up-and-coming YouTube stars you should be watching right now.” However, nothing can compare to experiencing their live performance in the cozy setting of the Heyde Center. The hustle and bustle of their home base New York City matches the ensemble's energy, and just like New York, Andrew, Spencer, Melissa, Mallory and Jordan are a melting pot of cultures and heritages. This diversity is evident in Backtrack's sound, where each member brings forth his/her own special element. Their repertoire comes from the top popular music hits of today including The Weekend, Sia, and Ed Sheeran and popular music from legends of the past including Michael Jackson, The Beatles and Stevie Wonder.
Admission: Adults $15, Seniors $14, Youth $6More Information »
All quilters, new and experienced, are welcome. Any size quilt can be entered!
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Open Saturday, October 6: 9am-5pm
Open Sunday, October 7: 9am-5pm
Britton Pankratz "Amazing Yoyo Artist"
2pm at the Heyde Center for the Arts- 3 S High Street, Chippewa Falls
Britton Pankratz is a remarkable and award-winning yo-yo artist and showman. Britton has put together a yo-yo show in which he demonstrates many different tricks using a variety of yo-yos and music to create a show that you can’t take your eyes off. Britton sincerely loves sharing this “old-fashioned” hobby to all age groups and crowds, and he hopes you enjoy his “modern twist” to a classical toy. Admission: Adults $10, Seniors $9, Youth $5, Family (2 adults, 2 youth) $25More Information »
Mystic Monday at Bye the Willow
Check out Bye the Willow for "messages from beyond" with Medium Kim del Valle Walker! You will experience love & messages from beyond as Kim connects you with your loved ones, guides, and shares messages of love & light!More Information »
Tickets must be purchased before the event. Tickets are available to be purchased at the lounge or online. For questions, please call Dawn at 715-559-0371. Doors open at 6:30 pm and the event begins at 7 pm.
Kim began her metaphysical training at the age of four under her psychic Aunt Elsie’s guidance, whose specialty was automatic writing. Sporadically training throughout her teens, Kim began reading tarot at the age of 14 for friends and family. As an adult Kim went on to read professionally in and around the Sarasota, Florida area for individuals, groups, at psychic fairs and live on radio call-in shows. This is when her mediumship and channeling abilities spontaneously made themselves known to her and she began to incorporate them into her readings. Today, almost 50-years later, Kim continues to offer insightful, loving and healing messages from beyond to those who come to her for readings.
Comedy Night: Christie Buchele at Bye the Willow
Christie Buchele is an up-and-coming standup comic from Denver, Colorado. Christie made a name for herself by the heart-wrenching and hilarious realities of being a woman with a disability.More Information »
Christie has been featured on Viceland’s, Flophouse; Hidden America with Jonah Ray; and Laughs on Fox. Christie has performed at both the Crom Comedy Festival in Omaha, Nebraska, Denver's own High Plains Comedy Festival and Hell Yes Fest in New Orleans.
Christie has been described as "Brave" for leaving the house in that body, Christie's comedy has been described as "funny despite what she talks about..." and "Uncomfortable.." by Christie's mom. She was chosen to open up for the likes Josh Blue, Sean Patton and Andy Kindler.
Christie co-hosts a witty relationship advice podcast, Empty Girlfriend, which earned best Comedy Podcast by Westword Magazine and best Podcast for Sexpot Comedy in 2017. Christie reps the Mile High City hard while crushing audiences with a wry, biting style that’s a bit sweet, a and a little bit surly; proving time and again you can say almost anything with a smile on your face and a gimp in your step.
The show starts at 8 pm and the doors open at 7pm. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door the evening of the event. Presale of tickets will end at 6 pm on Friday October 12th.
Take a look in your garage, kitchen, basement, or workshop. Some of the household products you find here may require special consideration in their use, storage, and disposal. Improper disposal of these products can cause fires, injuries to people and animals, and groundwater contamination. Chippewa County is making it easy for residents to get rid of household hazardous waste. Please consult the link below from 2017 for itemized lists on what to bring and what NOT to bring. Appliances, electronics, and scrap metal will also be accepted (fees may apply). Stay tuned for an updated list for 2018. https://d38trduahtodj3.cloudfront.net/files.ashx?t=fg&rid=NorthernWIStateFair&f=HHWAd2017_cleansweepguidelines.pdfMore Information »
Hazardous waste will be accepted for FREE from ALL Chippewa County residents on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at the Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds!
Live Music: 58 Belvedere at Autumn Harvest Winery & Orchard
Join in Saturday, October 13th from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. for live music with 58 Belvedere.
58 Belvedere is a trio performing original compositions by Dean Granros (guitar) and group improvisation. The raw edge of Granros’ guitar combined with the extraordinary drum and bass team of Dave Power (The Staves, Aero Flynn) and Pat Keen (Wei Zhongle, Humbird) provides a new and unfiltered take on the idea of the jazz power trio.
They will have wine, cheese and snacks available for purchase, so come, relax and enjoy.
Feel free to bring a chair for this outdoor event.
No beverage carry-in allowed.More Information »
Rock the Dome
Join in on the fun for a night of casual adult entertainment at Chippewa Valley's famous Loopy Dome. The evening will include a feast of three different types of foods that will satsfy everyone's palate. Your ticket will also include free beer, wine and soda during happy hour 5-6 pm.More Information »
This unique event offers a fun-filled night of adult entertainment all while raising funds for the YMCA annual/Strong Kids Campaign.
Tickets are available at the YMCA, Loopys Grill & Saloon and online at www.chippewaymca.com. Event tickets available at the door on the day of event based on space availability. Reserve tables will be available for you and your party again this year-first reserved, closest to the stage.
COST: $40 per ticket
TIME: HAPPY HOUR: 5-6 pm, DINNER: 6-7 pm, COMEDIAN Julie Scoggins 7-8 pm, LIVE MUSIC County Line 8:30 pm -12:30 am
An Evening with Onae at Bye the Willow
You will experience love & messages from beyond as Onae connects you with your loved ones, guides, and shares messages of love & light!More Information »
Onae (Pronounced Ah-nay) is a master tarrot reader, psychic and medium, certified healer, certified spiritual councelor, and ordained minister. Raised in a family of readers. Onae grew up with a Tarot deck on her kitchen table and is raising her family in the same tradition. Onae values the guidance and insight readings offer. Onae has been giving card readings for family and friends for over 26 years and has been reading Tarot cards professionally for 15+ years. With the help of her Spirit Guides and Angels, she is able to receive messages using her tarot cards, psychic, clairvoyant, and intuitive abilities,
Doors open at 6:30 pm and the event begins at 7 pm. Purchse your tickets online or by calling Dawn at 715-559-0371.
Heyde Center from 4-6pm
Across the globe, the spoken word movement has reignited poetry as a force for artistic expression, critical dialogue, and community-building. As both a specific form (writing poetry that is meant to be shared aloud) and a deeper cultural practice (tracing its roots back millennia), spoken word creates space for all of us to tell our stories, make our values concrete, and speak up about the issues and ideas that matter to us.
This session mixes performance, dialogue, and some writing in order to explore why spoken word is currently resonating with so many. Kyle “Guante” Tran Myhre is an MC, two-time National Poetry Slam champion, activist and educator. His work explores the relationships between identity, power, and resistance, and has been featured on Upworthy, Welcome to Night Vale, Everyday Feminism, MSNBC, the Huffington Post, and beyond. Garnering over ten million views online, Guante has also performed live at the United Nations, given a TedxTalk, and presented at countless colleges, universities, and conferences. Workshop registration cost $10.More Information »
Annie Mack Band
7:30pm at the Heyde Center for the Arts- 3 S. High Street, Chippewa Falls
What do you get when you combine blues, roots, gospel, country and soul? A powerful and eclectic mix that makes up the rich layering that is the essence of Annie Mack. With a powerful voice, strong presence and captivating storytelling ability Annie Mack is a force to be reckoned with. Following in the footsteps of the Blues Women before her, she makes a genuine connection with her audience. Annie was born and raised in North Minneapolis. She struggled through a very traumatic childhood to finally find her voice and her passion – and we are happy to welcome her to the Chippewa Valley. Admission: Adults $13, Seniors $12, Youth $6More Information »
Annie Mack The "Closer" Experience
6:30pm at the Heyde Center for the Arts- 3 S. High St, Chippewa Falls
Join Annie Mack Roots Artis for an intimate evening inspired by her reflective Single titled "Closer".More Information »
10/20 to 10/21
Northwest Antique Show
Admission will be $5: good for both days, parking will be free, and there will be food vendors on site!More Information »
Saturday, October 20: 9am- 5pm
Sunday, October 21: 9am- 4pm
Acrobat Laura Ernst
7:30pm at the Heyde Center for the Arts- 3 S High St,Chippewa Falls
If you’re looking for something new and exciting, you’ve found it. Laura is a juggler and an acrobat. Laura has a variety of stunts that range from “death defying” to ridiculously funny. In 2008 Laura won 1st place at the World Juggling Federation, placing her among the best jugglers in the world. Then, on the 5th season of America’s Got Talent, Laura performed inside of her human-sized hamster ball – a prop so impressive it caused Howie Mandel to exclaim, “I love you! You are my soul mate.” Never settling for average, Laura has invented innovative props and brings new life to old favorites. Admission: Adults $13, Seniors $12, Youth $6, Family of Four $32More Information »
The Shillelagh Lads at the Heyde Center
They Heyde Center is so excited to present The Shillelagh Lads at The Heyde Center for the Arts from 7:30-9:30pm! They'll have everything you've come to know and love about a Lads show, and maybe a few tricks up our sleeves. They'll need to first find sleeves for Michael O'Claire, but a-tricks there will be.More Information »