Eau Claire Children’s Theatre presents the musical “101 Dalmatians KIDS,” 7:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. Aug. 6-7 and Aug. 13-14, The Oxford, 1814 Oxford Ave. Tickets (including dinner and show): $15. 715-839-8877;


Pablo Streams series, featuring Humbird, The Nunnery and Poe Yoni, folk-experimental Americana, lush soundscapes, poetry, livestream, 6:30 p.m. today. To register for the weekly concerts: More information: 715-832-ARTS (2787).

Tommy Bentz solo, blues-rock, 4-7 p.m. Friday, patio at Paradise Shores 4, 26364 Highway M, Holcombe. 715-595-4227.

Sam Stein, indie rock singer-songwriter, 6-9 p.m. Friday, Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery, 3460 Mall Drive. 715-255-0802.

Virginia Steel, variety classics, 8 p.m.-midnight Friday, RnR’s First and Last Chance, N5090 Hwy 27, Black River Falls. 715-284-3121.

Bear Creek Band, country-rock-variety, 2-6 p.m. Saturday, Roadhouse 25, 103 S. Highway 25, Wheeler. Free. 715-989-1021.

Sean Jordan, 3-6 p.m. Saturday, patio at Sheeley House Saloon, 236 W. River St., Chippewa Falls. 715-726-0561

Virginia Steel, variety classics, 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Together Farms, W93 Norden Road, Mondovi. 715-210-4740.

Tommy Bentz Band, blues-rock, 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Johnnie’s Bar, 116 N. Main St., River Falls. 715-425-9291.

Cowboys From Hell, Maiden Minneapolis, 8-10 p.m. Saturday, Every Buddy’s Bar And Grill, 19 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls. $8-$10. 715-861-3838.

Tommy Bentz’s Sunday Music Brunch show, blues-rock, livestream, 1 p.m. Sunday. To see the performance go to

Bear Creek Band, country-rock-variety, 3-7 p.m. Sunday, Rumors Bar & Grill, N9261 Highway C, Burr Oak. Free. 608-0857-3436.

Bear Creek Boys, classic country jam session, 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Northwoods Brew Pub, 50819 West St., Osseo. Free. All pickers and singers invited to perform; bring your own ax. 715-597-1828 for more info.

Pablo Streams series, S. Carey and Michael Perry, livestream, 6:30 p.m. Aug 6. To register for the weekly concerts: More information: 715-832-ARTS (2787).

Flaw with American Grim and TBA, 7-11 p.m. Aug. 6, Joel’s 4Corners, 14982 Highway S, Chippewa Falls. 715-861-5766.


Wisconsin ArtsWest 41 annual juried art exhibit, virtual exhibit, through Sept. 11, L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, 400 Eau Claire St. 715-839-5004;

Long exposure digital photography by Mary LaVenture; moon photographs/pencil drawings by Kristi Schumacher; and photographs by Eleanor Jones, through Aug. 27, Heyde Center for the Arts, 3 S. High St., Chippewa Falls. 715-726-9000;

Pablo Center at the Confluence, multiple virtual exhibits in diverse media by varied artists. More information: 715-832-2787;

Jan Killian, paintings; Brenda Haack, jewelry; Allison Kuhl, wood art pieces, featured artists for August at artZ Gallery, 208 N. Keller Ave., Amery. Regular hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday-Sunday. 715-268-8600;


Chippewa Valley Museum, 1204 E. Half Moon Drive. Features include the following exhibits: “Reinventing the Chippewa Valley: 1650-present”; “A Century of Change: Farm Life”; “RCU Children’s Gallery: History Quest”; “A Fantasy in Miniature: Kate Aitken’s Dollhouse.” Hours: 5-8 p.m. Tuesday; noon-5 pm. Wednesday through Saturday. Adults, $7; students, $4; ages 5-17, $4; up to 4, free. 715-834-7871;

Children’s Museum of Eau Claire, 220 S. Barstow St. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. $8; free for younger than 1 year. Museum will close indefinitely after Saturday. 715-832-5437;