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Christian music festival to debut at fairgrounds 

CHIPPEWA FALLS — OneFest, the area’s first Christian music festival, will take place Saturday and Sunday at the Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds, 225 Edward St.

Saturday’s lineup includes headliner Tenth Avenue North along with bands Mandisa and Citizen Way, among others. 

There also will be a side stage featuring music by artists such as the Eau Claire-based group 513Free. 

Sunday’s events will include a 10 a.m. worship service with speaker Pastor Ryan Fontenot, founder of R.A.G.E Ministries, and special guest band We Are Leo. 

Tickets for Saturday’s events are $50 general admission and $25 for children 5 to 12. Children 4 and under are free. A family pass is also available for $125. 

Prices will increase at the gate. 

Admission to Sunday’s activities is free. 

For more information, visit  

Kids FromWisconsin come to Eau Claire

The traveling musical performance troupe Kids From Wisconsin will be making its Eau Claire stop at 7 p.m. Monday at The State Theatre, 316 Eau Claire St.

Celebrating its 50th year, the group has prepared a lineup of music and dance including hits from every decade since 1968 and an entire set dedicated to Broadway songs. 

The last set of the show will “light the way” for the group’s next 50 years.

Five of the members also have ties to the area: Michael Gonyea, Eau Claire Memorial High School graduate; Chase Bucheger, Chippewa Falls High School graduate and freshman at UW-Eau Claire; Ethan Richmond, a junior trumpet player at UW-Eau Claire; Spencer Rhoten,  a sophomore at Memorial High School; and Jonathan Viegut, a sophomore at UW-Eau Claire.

Tickets are $15 or $20 and can be purchased at or by calling 715-832-2787. 

Kids From Wisconsin is made up of students ages 15 to 20 from throughout the state. 

EC native to play at The Oxbow

Songwriter, journalist, author and Eau Claire native Jim Hoehn will perform at a gallery show Saturday at The Oxbow Hotel, 516 Galloway St. 

Hoehn spent much of his career as a sportswriter. As a songwriter, he’s opened for artists such as Warren Zevon, Rodney Crowell, Robert Earl Keen, Don Williams and others. 

He’ll be joined by St. Paul roots-rock singer-songwriter Mary Cutrufello, who has performed on “The Tonight Show” and at Austin City Limits.

Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the show will begin at 8 p.m.

Tickets are $8 in advance or $10 at the door. They can be purchased at

New street art in downtown EC 

 22 Chevaux, a hand-crafted wood furniture and decor business, will be introducing a new outdoor mural this weekend to its location at 215 S. Dewey St. in downtown Eau Claire.

Store owner Will Jannusch said local artist Sean Davis is hand-painting a mural on the right side of the business’ exterior that will be unveiled on Saturday. Viewers are welcome to drop by the store and check it out.  

A meet-the-artist event from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at 22 Cheveaux will feature live music, River Pig BBQ food truck and beverages. Davis will be available to chat about his mural and answer questions. 

Davis also is one of the artists participating in Chalkfest Saturday on the UW-Eau Claire campus. 

For more information about the mural andunveiling event,​22Chevaux. 

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