Education

Tue. Jan. 16 6pm

ABV Beer Club – Sour Beers with O’so Brewing

Sarah Lehner from O’so will be joining Chef Nathan Berg in a tasting and discussion featuring a wide range of their numerous sour offerings. They be diving into the science and art of the various forms of fermentation that are used in crafting these spectacular beers, as well as pairing them with a few different types of fermented foods.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15/person

Age: 21+

Food & Drink

Tue. Jan. 16 6:30-7:30pm

Brewing Kombucha

What exactly IS the popular mystery drink called kombucha? Are we supposed to drink that thing at the bottom of the bottle? During this hands-on demonstration brewer Samantha Kobs will explain what it is and how it's made, and you'll go home with the supplies to begin brewing your own.

Forage 930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212, Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Movies

Tue. Jan. 16 7-8:45pm

Winter Film Series - Brigsby Bear

James has grown up with the kids’ show Brigsby Bear and the program has grown with him as well. One dramatic night, James’ insular world is upended. Upon learning the series has been cancelled, he adopts the old adage that the show must go on. By becoming Brigsby Bear’s new creator, James finally builds meaningful connections his life has lacked.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: PG-13

Words

Tue. Jan. 16 7-9pm

#MeToo: A Live Literary Event

This event presents the empowering phenomenon that is #MeToo in literary form. Listen to local writers present their stories and perspectives through visual art, poetry, plays, short stories, and essays.

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Kids

Wed. Jan. 17 10:30-11am

Get Up & Go: Kiddo Yoga

Designed to keep your kiddos moving, these fun and physical games teach teamwork and skills that can carry home to your own living room. The activity this week is Kiddo Yoga, with certified instructor Misty Ross.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

Community

Wed. Jan. 17 11:45am-1pm

Women With Purpose Luncheon

WWP’s featured guest speaker this month will be Emily Eichstadt: Emily Eichstadt is a Certified Professional Life Coach and owner of Emily Life Coach LLC which specializes in helping women discover their purpose, unlock their potential and live with passion.

Eagle's Club 2588 Hallie Rd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10

Education

Wed. Jan. 17 noon-12:30pm

Lunch & Learn: Building a Basic Budget with WESTconsin

Learn the basics of building a budget and how budgeting can help you achieve your financial goals and success. Boxed lunches available for pre-order with registration. Instructor: Cooper Larson

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main St. East, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Education

Wed. Jan. 17 6-8:30pm

3rd Wednesday Potluck & Forum: "Sacred Sexuality” Amanda Lonsdorf, UUC Member

The Potluck begins at 6 pm in the Social Hall and is open to anyone. Please bring a dish to share. The Forum begins at 7 pm in the Sanctuary: Human sexuality is more than the "birds and the bees", it is a part of our whole human experience. It is in how we define ourselves, how we treat ourselves and others, and in the relationships we create.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation 421 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

Food & Drink

Wed. Jan. 17 6-8:30pm

Date Night Pasta Class

Chef Tony Chavez of Live Great Food Catering will lead a class in the art of making homemade, stuffed pastas. Work on Raviolis, Agnolotti, and Tortellini in this 2 & 1/2 hour course and will feast on our creations at the end of class so come to class hungry.

Forage 930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212, Eau Claire

Cost: $55/pp or $100/couple

Education

Wed. Jan. 17 6pm

Wandering Spirits – Supper Club Ice Cream Drinks

Take a trip down memory lane and focusing on boozy ice cream drinks. Practically as much dessert as cocktail, ice cream drinks like the Grasshopper, Pink Squirrel and Brandy Alexander have been a staple at Wisconsin supper clubs throughout the years. Learn the history and lore behind these drinks and learn how to make them yourself.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: 21+

Kids

Every Wednesday from Jan. 17 to Feb. 28, 6:20-7:05pm;

Sport Tykes Sampler

Children are welcome to enjoy a variety of sports by learning a new and exciting one each week. Along with having fun together, there will be a strong emphasis on learning to take turns and follow directions.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $80

Age: Ages 4-6

Business & Entrepreneurship

Wed. Jan. 17 6:30-8pm

Musky Tank Mixer

If you're thinking of starting a business, have an idea to create a venture, a lifestyle business, or a service business, you shouldn't miss the next Musky Tank Mixer. Stop by the Lucette Brewing Company for pizza, refreshing brew, and expert advice from seasoned panelists featuring Jeff Cernohous and Dawn Garcia.

Lucette Brewing Company 910 Hudson Rd., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Education

Wed. Jan. 17 7pm

Ask a Scientist: Plants and CO2 Absorption

This talk will be on the topic of plants and CO2 absorption. With CO2 levels on an exponential rise, why don't plants grow more and moderate this unprecedented rise. Research on tallgrass prairie and their CO2 absorption abilities will be discussed.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Nightlife

Wed. Jan. 17 7pm

Shameless Trivia Night

Due to incredibly high levels of interest, Clear Water Comedy will host Shameless Trivia twice this evening. You can play twice, and the second game will have a totally different set of questions.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Community

Thu. Jan. 18

Speed Friending

Join the UW-Stout Library and the Menomonie Public Library, in the Speed Friending Event. Meet your neighbor or other community members for the first time. This is a "Drop-In" event. Share ideas, knowledge, or laughter. Contact for time information.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: Free, Snacks provided

Age: All Ages

Kids

Thu. Jan. 18 10-10:30am

Mini Makers: Stained Glass Windows

Once a week, let your fingers do the talking. Build and create using real tools of the trade. This week's project is Stained Glass Windows.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

Fitness

Thu. Jan. 18 4-7pm

CoolSculpting Event at Lotus Spa

CoolSculpting is a process in which controlled cooling kills off stubborn fat cells and they're gone for good. No needles, no surgery and little to no downtime. Enjoy appetizers, while some CoolSculpting experts and representative are available for Q&A, and get Free Consultations.

The Lotus Spa 4956 Bullis Farm Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 18+

Visual Art

Thu. Jan. 18 5-6:30pm

Artist Reception and Concert "Art by Inmates"

The 513free Prison Ministry and the Heyde Center for the Arts are excited to work together to feature the artwork of people who have been or who are incarcerated. There are over 2.2 million men, women, and juveniles incarcerated in the United States today.

The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE; It's recommended to call 513FREE for reservations

Age: All Ages

Words

Thu. Jan. 18 5pm

Darren Kirby and Jodie M. Swanson Author Talk

Darren is the author of several books including Pie Iron Recipes, The Best Tent Camping Guide, and Coordinates for Murder. He teaches classes about indie publishing and writing. Jodie M Swanson is Boise State Alumni and Air Force Veteran. She writes sci-fi, fantasy, and murder mystery.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Food & Drink

Thu. Jan. 18 5:30pm

Live Music at the Lakely Supper Club Celebration: Erin Krebs Duo

Jazz vocalist and musician Erin Krebs is well on her way to becoming one of Wisconsin’s premier and most treasured vocalists, Her wide-ranging performances exude confidence and a passion for life that audiences instantly recognize as genuine and heartfelt.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Food & Drink

Thu. Jan. 18 5:30-8pm

Ayurveda 101: Flow and Feast

Ayurveda is the 3,000 year old practice of bringing the body and mind into balance in order to maintain good health or to heal oneself. Begin this Flow + Feast class with a gentle flow yoga session. Followed by information on Ayurveda and a delicious vegan, dairy, soy, and gluten-free meal.

Forage 930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 GA or $28 for Latitude44 members

Education

Thu. Jan. 18 6-7pm

Optimum Performance in Daily Life

Improve mobility and function with tips and tricks from Dr. Brunner, local physical therapist. Instructor: Dr. Michael Brunner.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main St. East, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Thu. Jan. 18 7pm

Live at Acoustic Cafe: Kurt Fischer

Kurt Fischer is a pianist and electronic musician living in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. He is influenced by classical and new age piano styles intermixed with electronic instruments. His musical pieces range from solo piano, to a mixture of synthesizer, looped phrases and drum machines.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Music

Thu. Jan. 18 7-9pm

Nici Peper and Justin Jay Arnold at Caffe Tempo

Indie Singer/Songwriters Nici Peper and Justin Jay Arnold come together at Caffe Tempo tonight for a performance that will surely entertain and warm you up enough to get you back to your car. Lol Come early and grab the couch.

Caffe Tempo 315 E Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Comedy

Thu. Jan. 18 8-10pm

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Dante Powell

Dante Powell headlines for the first time at The Plus, all the way from Des Moines, IA. He is one of the fastest rising stars of comedy in the Midwest. He has performed throughout the country, from Portland, LA, Minneapolis or Eau Claire. Show hosted by Jordan James, featuring Eric Christenson.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5/person, $3 with student ID; Free drink

Age: All Ages

Kids

Every Day from Jan. 19 to Jan. 20;

132nd Annual Silver Mine Invitational

The 132nd Silver Mine Invitational is an exciting international ski jumping competition. Watch top skiers from the US, Norway, Finland, Slovenia, Canada & other countries. More information coming soon.

Silver Mine Ski Jump 2900 Silvermine Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 in advance; $15 at the door ; 12 & under is FREE

Food & Drink

Fri. Jan. 19 10am

Leinenkugel's Fridays Untapped

Head to the Leine Lodge for some great events, giveaways, music and a reason to get out of the house and down to the Leinie Lodge.

Leinenkugel's Leinie Lodge 124 E. Elm Street, Chippewa Falls

Age: 21+

Kids

Fri. Jan. 19 10:30-11:15am

Pop-Up Party

An all ages storytime featuring interactive stories of all shapes and sizes, then make your own pop-up book.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Family

Fri. Jan. 19 2-11pm

Lazy Monk Friday Fusion Night: Irish Cream Oatmeal Stout

On special friday nights, Lazy Monk will tap unique creations for sampling. One keg per night, so when it's gone it's gone! Jan. 19 Irish Breakfast (Irish Cream Oatmeal Stout)

Lazy Monk Brewing, LLC 97 West Madison Street, Eau Claire

Recreation

Fri. Jan. 19 3-8pm

Sportsmen's Expo & Gun Show

The Gus Almquist Memorial Sportsmen's Expo and Gun Show features a full gun show with modern and antique firearms, ammo, optics, knives, military surplus, hunting and fishing related items. Wild Game Dinner and door prizes on Friday from 6pm-8pm.

Alliance Church of Menomonie 502 21st St N, Menomonie

Cost: $5 GA, age 14 and under free; $30 a table for dinner

Age: All Ages

Causes

Fri. Jan. 19 4:30-7:30pm

2nd Annual Chili and Soup Feed - Altoona Lions Club

Altoona Lions Club will be serving chili or chicken noodle soup, salad, bread, cookies, milk, and coffee. All proceeds are used to benefit local communities and non-profits including food banks and Altoona school functions.

Bethlehem Lutheran Church 2245 Hayden Ave, Altoona

Cost: $8 adults, $5 children 12 and under

Kids

Fri. Jan. 19 5:30-8:30pm

Live at Northwoods Brew Pub: Derek Ramnarace

Derek Ramnarace leads the "Old Soul Society" and performs Americana, folk, rock, soul, and blues. Derek strikes out on his own and the singer/songwriter's emotionally raw, honest and heartfelt lyrics are wowing audiences everywhere. He tours in both the Midwest and Nationally.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages with parent

Education

Fri. Jan. 19 6-8pm

Learn to Knit

Cozy up with us and learn a new skill. This class is for beginners who want to know the basics. We will learn to cast on, knit, purl and cast off. You'll also learn about needle sizes and yarns.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: ages 10+

Wellness

Every Day from Jan. 19 to Jan. 21;

The Art of Marriage Video Event

Family Life's "The Art of Marriage" consists of six video sessions that weave together expert teaching, real-life stories, humorous vignettes and more, to portray both the challenges and the beauty of God's design for marriage. An accompanying manual provides couples with projects to help apply the principle taught during each session. Child care is available.

Bethesda Lutheran Church 123 W. Hamilton Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $55/couple (Early Discount of $5 if paid by December 17)

Age: Adults - Engaged/Married couples

Music

Fri. Jan. 19 7pm

Live at the Acoustic Cafe: Qajaq

Qajaq (k?-?ak) is a singer-songwriter ambient duo from Chicago. They craft lush soundscapes inspired by the natural world. Formed in 2013 by David Shay, Qajaq, the Greenlandic word for kayak. Qajaq attempts to act as a vessel to a spiritual place where maybe some truth lies.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Fitness

Fri. Jan. 19 7-8pm

Closet Clean-Out & Swap Circus Party

Clean out your closet and get new-to-you clothes. Get rid of things you're not wearing anymore and get free clothes from fellow stylish Moonrise friends. Bring any clean, gently-used clothes, shoes, accessories, that you no longer wear. Wear comfy clothes for aerial yoga demos, snacks, and tons of fun.

Moonrise Aerials Studio 800 Wisconsin Street; Banbury Place Building 13, Room 112, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Music

Fri. Jan. 19 7-10pm

Steven Rindt at the Tasting Lounge

Infinity Beverages Winery and Distillery has live local music every Friday night at their Tasting Lounge. Steven John Rindt is a finger-style guitarist who plays popular songs from the 60's-current with a unique style.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

Fri. Jan. 19 7:30-10pm

Stayin’ Alive

Stayin' Alive offers their audiences the songs and sights of a full Bee Gees playlist, singing blockbusters such as "Night Fever," "Jive Talkin'," "How Deep Is Your Love," "You Should be Dancing," "Nights on Broadway," and "Stayin' Alive." Stayin' Alive is the largest and most definitive production of its kind, offering big screen video clips, photos and dazzling imagery.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $25-35 (prices subject to change)

Age: All Ages

Comedy

Fri. Jan. 19 7:30-9pm

Comedy Hypnotist - Daniel James

Daniel James is one of the busiest comic hypnotists in the entertainment industry. He presents a lightning fast, high-energy, interactive experience unlike any other. Daniel's comedic style and powers of persuasion are unmatched; setting him apart from other hypnotists.

The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Admission: Adults $18, Seniors $17, Youth $9

Age: All Ages

Music

Fri. Jan. 19 9pm

Vinyl Nights: Big Tall Jake

Vinyl Nights are all about vibe, and on Thursdays it's Late Night Happy Hour from 9pm-11pm with half price taps. Sit back and enjoy a drink or a koldtbord from the late-night menu while featured local musicians, collectors, and tastemakers play classic and new vinyl records live on stage.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Fitness

Every Saturday from Jan. 20 to Apr. 28, 8-10am;

EC Marathon Build Up Runs

All abilities and ages are welcome at the EC Marathon Build Up Runs. Each week join community runners and students from the UWEC Distance Running class as they extend their mileage, training for the half or full marathon. Longer runs have support on the course, and weekly distance can be tailored to your needs.

Zorn Arena UWEC, Garfield Avenue 121, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Recreation

Sat. Jan. 20 8:30-11:30am

Winter Bird Banding Demo

Join the Beaver Creek bird banders for a bird banding demonstration. This is a great opportunity to see some of the birds that visit feeders on a cold winter day up close and personal. Learn about bird identification, bird behavior, what to feed birds, and why they band them.

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Cty Rd. K, Fall Creek

Cost: Register by 1/18

Kids

Sat. Jan. 20 10am-4pm

Beaver Creek Reserve's Frosty Frolic

Come to Beaver Creek Reserve for a “Snow Day, Your Way” featuring fun winter family activities. Snowshoeing, cross country skiing, mini-sessions on a variety of topics, kids crafts and activities, hot chocolate, s’mores and much more. Limited dog sledding runs will be available on a first come basis.

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Cty Rd. K, Fall Creek

Cost: Members: Adults $10, Kids $6 | Non-members: Adults $12, Kids $7 | Dog sledding is an additional pricing

Wellness

Sat. Jan. 20 10am-2pm

Gut Wisdom - The Workshop

Alyce Sorokie, author of "Gut Wisdom", a Chicagoan and TRE Facilitator visits the studio for a morning of intel on how the gut and brain are connected, the interplay of the two, the anxiety and depression gut connection, tools to add to your wellness toolbox, and more.

ANANDAWORKS Wellness Education Center 320 Putnam Street, Suite 123, Eau Claire

Cost: $99

Food & Drink

Sat. Jan. 20 10am-1pm

Weekend Brunch With Musical Guest Shane Leonard

A farm-focused weekend brunch (served 7am-1pm) with lively instrumental tunes from Shane Leonard. An array of midwestern and other brunch classics including omelettes, quiche, wild rice porridge, Belgian waffles, sandwiches, and more. A variety of classic and original morning drinks including mimosas, bloody marys, and more.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Education

Sat. Jan. 20 10am-noon

Intro to Beekeeping

Learn from local beekeeper Randy Rykal. Whether you're getting started or looking for tips and tricks this informative class is for beekeepers of all levels. Instructor: Randy Rykal.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main St. East, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Community

Sat. Jan. 20 10am-5pm

Women's March Wisconsin: Eau Claire Day of Action

Celebrate the accomplishments of women of color in our community. Other areas of focus: voter turnout, voter registration, and overcoming voter suppression. Rally at Phoenix Park at 10, then march to the Unitarian Universalist Congregation for an afternoon of action. Bring a bag lunch.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Leisure

Sat. Jan. 20 10:15am-1:15pm

What's It Worth? Antique & Collectible Appraisal Event

Appraisals are by reservation only. Call 715-839-4834 to schedule your 4-minute appointment. Please provide a description of your appraisal item. Opinions of value are informal and may not be used for insurance or charitable donations which require a certified appraisal.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library 400 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 1/16/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Events with Tickets

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