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Events

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8am-5pm Fri. Jun. 18

Cook-Rutledge Mansion Thrift Sale Fundraiser

Supports the upkeep of the mansion, a classic Italianate Victorian home. Sale items include household goods, upcycled furniture, sporting equipment, books, and more. Items are half price on Saturday.

Cook-Rutledge Mansion
505 West Grand Avenue
Chippewa Falls

Cost: Mansion tours are $8

noon-5pm Fri. Jun. 18

Listen Up! Folk Music in the Valley Exhibit

Discover the great diversity of musical traditions in the Chippewa Valley in this new, original exhibit. Listen Up! encourages you to listen, watch, and learn how music communicates values, memories, and community. Music ranges from old-time…

Chippewa Valley Museum
1204 E. Half Moon DR
Eau Claire

Cost: $10 for adults, $8 for seniors 62+, $5 for youth (age 5-17) and students with valid id, age 4 and under free. Chippewa Valley Museum Members free.

Age: All Ages

5-7pm Fri. Jun. 18

Nuts, Bolts, & Nature-The Sculptures and Paintings of Steve & Rolley Bateman

Presenting the work of father and son team Steve and Rolley Bateman. Also included will be the art of Steve's daughter Iris Capra Bateman in her first gallery showing. Each family member has a distinctive style of artistic expression: from nuts…

Artisan Forge Studios
1106 Mondovi Road
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-7:30pm Fri. Jun. 18

Jim Miller at Vino Cappuccino

Local singer-songwriter Jim Miller performs originals and covers of folk and folk rock classics from such artists as Cat Stevens, Gordon Lightfoot, Harry Chapin, Paul Simon, John Prine and many more.

Vino Cappuccino
N5734 Hwy 12
Elk Mound

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. Jun. 18

Friday Night Games

Venture down the rabbit hole of modern board gaming with the Eau Claire Board Game Group! Welcoming experienced board gamers and those new to the hobby. Join the group for an evening of selected games, and people to teach them.

Clairemont Comics
2215 Fairfax St
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages and Experience Levels

7pm Fri. Jun. 18

Teen Virtual Game Night: Among Us

Participants are encouraged to download the free app version of Among Us prior to this event. Registration is required.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library
2725 Mall Drive
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

7pm Fri. Jun. 18

Races at Red Cedar Speedway

The Red Cedar Speedway is a WISSOTA sanctioned track with weekly stock car races. The events are cash-only. Check out the 40th Annual Punky Manor Challenge of Champions 3-day tournament in September.

Red Cedar Speedway
1700 block of Stout Rd., Dunn County Recreation Park
Menomonie

Cost: Pit: $30 GA or $25 with membership, Grandstand: $15 for adults, $10 for students/60+; FREE for kids 12 and under

Age: All Ages