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A Grand Evening Returns to the Grand Avenue Bridge

Posted August 15th, 2016

  • Credit: Aaron Roths

Downtown Eau Claire’s signature fundraiser returns for a third year on August 24th. A Grand Evening on the Bridge is a unique community experience, giving a select few the opportunity to dine and socialize on the Grand Avenue Footbridge. As if the sweeping views and gentle churning of the Chippewa River aren’t scenic enough, Brent Douglas Flowers will be dressing up the bridge to create a magical experience.

The evening kicks off with a social hour at 5:30 pm featuring locally produced wine from Infinity Beverages. This year’s event will also feature a new addition – locally made beer from the Brewing Projekt. The Court ‘N House will provide delectable appetizers and Kinetico Water Systems will provide water.

Dinner begins at 6:30 pm with salads from The Court N'House and an entrée from Houligans. Dessert First will round out the three-course meal with their award winning cupcakes.

At 8:00 pm the party moves to the Side Bar, 115 West Grand Ave, for an Afterglow event. The Court ‘N House will provide $1 off any one drink to compliment the warm conversation. Members of the Rotary Club of Eau Claire and the Chippewa Valley Theater Guild will be on hand to help throughout the evening.

Becca Cooke, event coordinator and Downtown Eau Claire Inc. board member, hopes everyone takes advantage of this distinctive event. “A Grand Evening on the Bridge is a wonderful celebration of the natural beauty of Downtown and the amazingly talented individuals and business in Downtown. If you love Eau Claire, you won’t want to miss this event!”

Tickets are $100 or two for $185. A limited number are available, so reserve your spot today by clicking here. And click here for more details.