Hope is the Thing: A Collaborative Writing Project

the Chippewa Valley Writers Guild starts a collaborative writing project during COVID-19 outbreak

The Chippewa Valley Writers Guild, in its effort to connect writers around the Eau Claire area, are launching a new effort to connect writers virtually during the time of social distancing and self-isolation ...

NEIGHBORLY ADVICE: Words of encouragement from folks in our community

We reached out to some friends and folks around the community for some words of encouragement and maybe a little advice for their fellow Chippewa Vallians – to make sense of it all, despite the unknowns, and remind us that we’re all in this together.

How Can We Support Artists and Venues?

with widespread event cancellations, artists and venues are hurting; here’s some ideas how you can help

Art, in all its iterations, thrives on interaction. With concerts canceled, tours postponed, ad all kinds of gatherings shut down, artists are losing work quickly and venues’ business is dropping fast ...

County, Cities Declare Emergency Over COVID-19

Both the city and county of Eau Claire are now under a state of emergency in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, which continues to spread across the nation and state. On Tuesday evening, the Eau Claire City Council ...

2020 Eau Claire Jazz Festival Canceled

"The Eau Claire Jazz Festival and the accompanying Jazz Crawl, formerly 52nd Street, will not take place in April of 2020 out of concern for the health of attendees and in recognition of governmental efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19."

Help Local Restaurants Survive

Find Local Establishments that have Delivery, Pick Up, Takeout, and/or Gift Cards

Chippewa Valley restaurants, bars, and retailers are in serious trouble. But you can help save them.