Holiday Events

Every Monday until Dec. 11, 5-8pm;

Pet Nights with Santa

Bring your four-legged friend to see Santa and pose for a photo. Cats and dogs only, please. Pre-order your photos and save over 30% by pre-purchasing online. Santa's house is located in the Sears wing. Photo package information available online.

Oakwood Mall 4800 Golf Rd, Eau Claire

Leisure

Mon. Nov. 20 6-8:30pm

The Paint Shack at the Stout Ale House

A social artist will walk you through this step by step and you get to choose your own colors if you wish. Must register ahead of time.

Stout Ale House 1501 N. Broadway St., Menomonie

Cost: $35

Age: 17+

Food & Drink

Mon. Nov. 20 6:30pm

State of Craft Beer-Author Matthew Janzen

A unique journey through Wisconsin that captures the people (Ryan Verdon, The Raw Deal) and places behind the state’s extensive craft beer industry. The photos and stories explore every aspect of the brewing process, documenting the fields and factories that supply breweries with everything from hops to barely and more.

Raw Deal 603 S. Broadway St., Menomonie

Cost: Free, Libation will be available for purchase

Leisure

Mon. Nov. 20 7-9pm

The World Cultural Center Invites You to a Projection of Paris

Many of you have gone to Paris, but more have not. Join a young dynamic couple as they share their excitement and love of the most admired capital in the World. Monuments, architectures, castles and side trips are on the menu. Complimentary Tea and cookies.

Spirit Lutheran Church 1310 Main St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE; Reservation Required

Age: All Ages

Mon. Nov. 20 7-9pm

Let's Talk About Sex: A Discussion on Sexual Assault

An open discussion with friends, food, and drinks about consent, sexual assault and behavior. An open and safe space to share personal stories, valuable information and talk about ways to make changes in our community for the better regarding these topics. There will be a donation jar for Bolton Refuge House.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Holiday Events

Mon. Nov. 20 7:30pm

UWEC Music: Women's Chorus and Novum Voce

Women’s Chorus, under the direction of Frank Watkins, embraces women from all academic disciplines with the philosophy that music learning and ensemble singing can be a tool for future success in any field.

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: $4-6

Visual Art

Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until Dec. 30, 11am-5pm;

Caradori Pottery Local Artists

Work by local artists. Featuring: Willem Gebben, Mel Sundby, Susan O'Brian, Dan Ingersoll, Allan Servoss, Lori Chilefone, Joe Maurer, Robert Barfknecht, Anders Shafer, Barbara Shafer and Hope Greene.

Caradori Pottery 359 Ferry Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Kids

Tue. Nov. 21 11:30am-noon

Super Small Science: Frozen Powers

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments. This program is free with Museum membership or admission and is for kids ages 2-5 with parent or caregiver. This week's activity is learning about frozen powers.

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

Cost: Free with membership or admission

Age: Ages 2-5

Kids

Tue. Nov. 21 2-3pm

Audacious Audio Exploration

For kids in grades 4 through 7. Explore the science of sound using BOSEbuild speaker cubes.

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

Cost: FRE

Wellness

Third Tuesday from Nov. 21 to Dec. 19, 6:30-8pm;

Awaken Your Soul

A fun & safe environment to share all things metaphysical, spiritual, holistic & paranormal. Open to explore and dive deeper into all topics. All insights are welcome, as this is a place for like minded people to come together.

Soulstice Wellness Center 1316 Fairfax Street #103 & #104, Eau Claire

Cost: Karma Donation

Education

Tue. Nov. 21 6:30-8pm

NAMI Chippewa Valley Educational Meeting

Gives children a practice and routine that integrates physical, mental and emotional development. Children develop more personal awareness and learn specific strategies to maintain focus and manage their emotions and impulses.

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

Cost: FREE and Open to the public

Age: All Ages

Kids

Tue. Nov. 21 7-9pm

Steve Szydel at Caffe Tempo

Chippewa Valley Singer-Songwriter Steve Szydel makes his first appearance at Caffe Tempo. Steve will be performing only his original music tonight. Come down to The Phoenix Park Neighborhood, catch his performance then admire the lighted bridge.

Caffe Tempo 315 E Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Tue. Nov. 21 7pm

Searching for Mike Teclaw: An Unauthorized Biography

This album-length concert/reading will explore these timeless questions through a grandfather’s life, death, and the struggles and triumphs in-between. Derick Black (acoustic guitar, vocals) and Ken Szymanski (nonfiction, vocals) will attempt to turn a tombstone back into a man through a powerful blend of blues, gospel, stories, and songs.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Holiday Events

Tue. Nov. 21 7:30pm

UWEC Jazz Ensembles: III/IV

The grammy-award winning UWEC jazz program will host an ensemble concert featuring Jazz III and Jazz IV.

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: $4-6

Kids

Wed. Nov. 22 10-10:30am

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. This week's activity is kiddo yoga with certified instructor Misty Ross.

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

Cost: Free with membership or admission

Age: All Ages

Kids

Wed. Nov. 22 1:30-2:30pm

Family Bingo

The whole family can drop in the day before Thanksgiving and play BINGO for fun and prizes!

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Kids

Wed. Nov. 22 2pm

Turkey Olympics

Go for the gizzard - kids can come for an afternoon of goofy games and turkey-centric challenges.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Family

Music

Wed. Nov. 22 5:30pm

Stage Fright 8 - A Tribute to The Last Waltz

A recreation of the 1976 concert film "The Last Waltz" hosted by the Rhythm Posse and other local musicians filling the parts of iconic 70s starts like Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, neil Young, Joni Mitchel, Van Morrison and more. New this year there will be a dinner show and a late show. Dinner is buffet style and small plates can be bought at the late show. Proceeds benefit the Community Table.

The Metro (formerly The Boys and Girls Club) 210 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $22 for Early Show & Dinner; $10 for Late Show

Community

Wed. Nov. 22 5:30-7:30pm

Thanksgiving Eve Extravaganza

The annual Thanksgiving Eve soup supper returns for another year with more family friendly activities added. Features soup and grilled cheeses by Pastor Remy, games, crafts, photo booth, cookie decorating, prayer trail rides, and fun for all.

Cedarbrook Church N6714 470th St., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Wed. Nov. 22 7-9pm

Live Music: Jackson Taylor

An all original show with guest Shawn Green on cajon. Come hang out and listen to some country music.

Chippewa River Distillery & Brewster Bros. Brewing Co. 402 W River St, Chippewa Falls

Music

Wed. Nov. 22 8:30-11:30pm

Live at the Sheeley House Saloon: Julie and Cory

Visit the Sheeley House Saloon on Thanksgiving Eve for a night with the super-fun husband and wife duo Julie and Cory. A night of music, fun and camaraderie.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

Wed. Nov. 22 8:30pm-12:30am

Bear Creek Band

Bear Creek Band appearing at: Annual "Pre-Turkey Day" Party.

Cell Block Lounge 200 W. Main St., Durand

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Kids

Open Daily From Thanksgiving to New Years Day; 7am-9pm

Christmas Village

Irvine Park Christmas Village will be open from dawn to dusk. The display will include more than 100,000 Christmas lights and over 100 life-size Christmas scenes that replicate the Victorian era and the city's early history. The park becomes a Christmas village. Bring your family and friends to view this spectacular scene.

Irvine Park Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Causes

Thu. Nov. 23 7am

10th Annual Festival Foods Turkey Trot

A 5 mile run and a 2 mile walk and is open to everyone of all ages and abilities. This event is meant to be fun for the whole family, not just seasoned athletes. The Turkey Trot is perfect for anyone who wants to kick off Thanksgiving Day with a bit of exercise and a lot of fun.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: Adults $25-30; Children $20-25

Fitness

Thu. Nov. 23 8-10am

108 Suns: Sagittarius

On Thanksgiving morning, come harness the power of the sun with a moving meditation as we move into the next sun cycle. The sun is the factor planet of self confidence and energy power. During this moving meditation, you will be lead through 4 series of 27 sun salutations. Each series will use a different mantra to harness the energy of the sun as it moves into Sagittarius.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 (included in membership)

Food & Drink

Thu. Nov. 23 11am-4pm

Thanksgiving Buffet at 29 Pines

Join 29 Pines for Thanksgiving day for their annual Thanksgiving Buffet. Phone reservations recommended. Serving turkey, ham, roast beef, and all of your Thanksgiving favorites. Coffee, soda, and dessert included. Bloody Mary's and Spiked Punch will also be available.

29 Pines Hotel and Convention Center 5872 33rd Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $17.99 Adults $16.99 Seniors $6.99 Kids 6-12 $6.99 Kids 5 and under $4.99

Age: All Ages

Food & Drink

Thu. Nov. 23 noon-2pm

Thanksgiving Day Community Dinner

Individuals and families from all over the Chippewa Valley are invited to celebrate Thanksgiving at the mission and a free community meal. Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy a delicious meal where they will be served by friendly staff and volunteers.

Hope Gospel Mission 8 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Holiday Events

Thu. Nov. 23 1-3pm

Alano Club Thanksgiving Gathering

T turkey and stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy. You are welcome to bring your favorite side dish to pass. The Alano Club is a social community interested in 12-step and other recovery-oriented meetings.

Alano Club 105 N. 21rst Street, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Kids

Thu. Nov. 23 5pm

30th Annual Christmas Village Opening Night

The lights go on at 5pm at the Christmas Village located at Irvine Park on Bridgewater Avenue in Chippewa Falls. The park will be only open to foot traffic from 5-6:30pm that night than vehicle traffic 6:30-9:30pm.

Irvine Park Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Holiday Events

Fri. Nov. 24 8am-6pm

Black Friday Vegas Style

Try your hand at a game of Black Jack to earn extra savings on your entire purchases. Get your early morning shopping done and then head to the Oasis for a relaxing shopping purchase. Bring your LUCK on Friday and join us for Vegas Day at Green Oasis Gardens. Free gift wrapping with all purchases.

Green Oasis Gardens 1403 122nd Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Open Houses & Shopping

Fri. Nov. 24 9am-9pm

Black Friday at The Local Store

Join us for some great deals on Black Friday at The Local Store - shop small! -Receive a 15% OFF One Item coupon with any purchase  -Receive a $10 Local Store Cash Card when you spend $50 or more -20% OFF your entire purchase of $40…

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

Cost: FREE

Kids

Fri. Nov. 24 9am-11pm

Black (Light) Friday at Action City

Jump in black lights at Action City's trampoline park all day on Black Friday. Make sure to wear bright colors. White & neons glow the best. Special $25/person combo pass (normally $40/person for 5 hours).

Action City 2402 Lorch Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $25/person for 5 Hour Combo Pass

Age: All Ages

Kids

Fri. Nov. 24 9:30am-3:30pm

Cardboard Construction

Failsafe will convert into a fort-building space, full of cardboard, MakeDo Kits and all the necessary items to create some huge structures! Feel free to stop in anytime to join in the architectural fun. Free with Museum membership or admission.

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

Cost: Free with membership or admission

Age: All Ages

Kids

Fri. Nov. 24 10am

Santa's Arrival

All children will receive a special ornament. After his arrival, visit with Santa at his house across the street. Santa's House is open every Saturday after his arrival until Christmas.

BMO Harris Bank Parking Lot 411 N. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Kids

Every Saturday from Nov. 25 to Dec. 16, 11am-3pm;

Santa's House

Visit with Santa at his beautifully decorated house.

Rutledge Charity Building 404 N Bridge St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Fitness

Fri. Nov. 24 11am-12:30pm

Spa Yoga

Relax and unwind as they nourish and pamper you in the heated room set to 90 degrees. The total package of luxurious restorative yoga, calming guided meditation, soothing savasana massage/Reiki, and a rejuvenating rose clay mask.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $25 for members; $30 for non-members

Age: 18+

Food & Drink

Fri. Nov. 24 noon

Black Beer Friday

Take a much-deserved break from the Black Friday retail nightmare with a sampling of our black beers. It's that time of year to bust out the heartier beers and we've you covered with stouts, dark lagers and dark strong ales. The first 20 folks through the door will receive one free "dark" beer, while everyone else will get $1 off dark beers all day.

Modicum Brewing Company 3732 Spooner Ave Suite A, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Holiday Events

Every Tuesday, Thursday from Nov. 28 to Dec. 28, 5-8pm; Every Saturday from Nov. 25 to Dec. 30, 10am-5pm;

3rd Annual Holiday Toy Trains

Featuring standard gauge trains running on 384 square feet of track all decked out for the holidays. Night trains on Tuesday and Thursday. Preschool age activities include Thomas the Tank Engine toy trains and track. More family activities on Thursdays & Saturdays.

Chippewa Valley Museum 1204 E. Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $9 adults, $6 kids Thurs., Fri., Sat; $2/person Tues. evenings (museum free); $2/person for museum members anytime

Age: All Ages

Kids

Fri. Nov. 24 2pm

Movie NOT in the Park

Come for a screening of a recently released Disney movie and popcorn.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Family

Visual Art

Fri. Nov. 24 3-4pm

Fun Art Exhibit Tour

Enjoy a guided tour of both of Galaudet Gallery’s exhibits Shakers and Makers: American Folk Art and Beyond and our other exhibit Choix Roses: the Roses of P.J. Redoute.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

Music

Fri. Nov. 24 5:30-8:30pm

Dinner Jazz: 58 Belvedere

58 Belvedere is a trio performing original compositions by Dean Granros (guitar) and group improvisation. The raw edge of Granros' guitar combined with the extraordinary drum and bass team of Dave Power and Pat Keen provides a new and unfiltered take on the idea of the jazz power trio.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Kids

Fri. Nov. 24 7pm

Jingle Jams at the Local Store

A FREE, seasonal local music series in the Volume One Gallery. Watch the show, shop the store, or just hang out and celebrate the holidays. Show starts at 7pm, free, all ages. Check online for more up to date band lists.

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

Cost: FREE

Music

Fri. Nov. 24 7pm

Live Music at the Acoustic Cafe: Girl Band

Jen Hazen of Davy J and Friends, Jenny and the Jets, Milk and Whiskey and Weapons of Brass Destruction teams up with three amazing women in a new collaboration: Sultry Kai Ulrica of Wolves at the Door and RavenWolf, Flutist Julie Majkowski of The Chippewa Valley Flute Ensemble, Guitarist and bass player Kori Riesenweber of Beacon James.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Kids

Fri. Nov. 24 7pm

Jingle Jams: The Nunnery

The layers of The Nunnery’s voice build into a chorus; each performance is a calm, meditative experience, combining music + art with an audience. Join them in the Volume One gallery as part of our annual Jingle Jams series.

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

Music

Fri. Nov. 24 8pm

Live at Every Buddy's Bar: Escaping Silence

A7 piece rock band from Trempealeau County. They cover Blink-182, Green day, Bon Jovi, Tom Petty, Slipknot and many more.

Every Buddy's Bar 19 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

Music

Fri. Nov. 24 8-10pm

Gallery Friday: An Evening with Sarah Krueger

Sarah plays a mix of folk, rock, soul, Americana, and whatever else you want to call it. This batch of songs are three years worth of finding light in our most human moments, noticing the brightness before we were tainted and tired, and believing in the luster that shows itself when we are most alive.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $7 Admission

Age: All Ages

Music

Fri. Nov. 24 9pm

Vinyl Nights: DJ JTron

Local Jeff Reuter brings his massive vinyl set up to share on The Lakely stage. Enjoy craft cocktails and regional beers/wines, order from the popular late-night menu featuring the Scandinavian Koldtbord, and create your own sharable feast of premium meats, cheeses, pickled vegetables, proteins, sauces, crackers and more.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 11/20/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Events with Tickets

tickets are available online

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