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Posted: May 26, 2017 Summer Kicks-off in Downtown Eau Claire

Multiple summer traditions kickoff this week and next in Downtown Eau Claire! Offering food, drink, music, sports, and more, it's your chance to relax, grab a cold drink, and soak up the summer. We've earned it!

Tuesday Night Blues Concert Series Kickoff

Tuesday, May 30th at 6:30 pm at Owen Park

TNB 2017 Seasons Opening night with Code Blue featuring Catya VK, Sue Orfield, Randy Sinz, John LeBrun, and Luke Fischer! This is a killer band! If you haven't experienced them, you don't know what you are missing! We are really glad to have this group opening our ninth season. Come down and experience what everyone's talking about! We have great music and tons of food and merchandise vendors.


High Five Free Yoga First Class

Thursday, June 1st at 5:00 pm at Phoenix Park

Enjoy free yoga all summer long on Thursdays 5pm-6pm & Saturday 9am-10am. No experience necessary. We offer a gentle all levels accessible practice, so this is a wonderful place to start your yoga journey. Bring your yoga mat, beach towel, or blanket (you can even practice right on the grass). Meet us in the grassy area over by High 5 the Great Dane (in front of the RCU building).


Sounds Like Summer Concert Series Kickoff

Thursday, June 1st at 6:30 pm at Phoenix Park

The Sounds Like Summer Concert Series is Volume One's Thursday-night gig in downtown Eau Claire, Wisconsin's Phoenix Park. Local bands play to crowds of 2,000+ people each night on the banks of the Chippewa River in June, July, and August. The show runs from about 6:30pm to 8:30pm, but a "pre-show" set from area singer/songwriters at 6pm.


Kickoff to Summer in the Courtyard

Friday, June 2nd at 5:00 pm at Lazy Monk

Join us for our kickoff to summer party in our courtyard. Drink a beverage while enjoying the patio overlooking the flowing river or while playing some of those backyard favorites. We will have bean bags (also known as corn hole), yard Jenga, and Kubb. We will also have the Kubb masters playing right there along with us, so if you are not sure how to play, this is the time! We will start at 5pm and go until dark.


Eau Claire Express Opening Night

Saturday, June 3rd at 6:00 pm at Carson Park

Join the Express for Opening Night at Carson Park! Activities including live music from the Schuh Fly Band, bean bag toss, face painting, bobblehead ring toss, prizes and much more begin at 6pm. First pitch of the game at 7:05pm. Fireworks following the game! Season tickets on sale now. Individual game tickets on sale May 1st at 9am.

Big Band Wednesdays Kickoff

Wednesday, June 7th at 7:00 pm at The Plus, 208 S Barstow St

Summer is back and so are big band Wednesdays at The Plus! We'll start swingin' on the patio at 7pm, so come hungry, come thirsty, and come with your friends!


Eau Claire Municipal Band Concert Series Kickoff

Wednesday, June 7th at 7:30 pm at Owen Park

The ECMB 2017 Summer Concert Series presents 8 concerts throughout June and July. The concerts are presented in the historic Donald "Sarge" Boyd Bandshell in beautiful Owen Park - right in the heart of the city.  All concerts begin at 7:30pm.

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