Kids

Sat. Apr. 29 6am-8pm

YMCA Healthy Kids Day

Healthy Kids Day is the Y’s largest national initiative, providing activities centered around healthy living. Fill out your ‘passport’ with your completed challenges and return the sheet to the service desk.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Food & Drink

Sat. Apr. 29 7am-1pm

Weekend Brunch: Musical Guest Jason Goessl

Farm-focused weekend brunch (served 7am-1pm) with lively instrumental tunes from Jason Goessl from 10am-1pm. 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 + more.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: The MUSIC is FREE; consult menu for food prices

Age: All Ages

Fitness

Sat. Apr. 29 8am

Chippewa 50k/10k Trail Run

This 50k ultra marathon and 10k is a beautiful run along the Ice Age Trail in New Auburn. For more information, call. 50k starts at 8am, 10k starts at 9am.

Chippewa Moraine State Recreation Area 13394 County Hwy. M, New Auburn

Cost: Fees range from $30-$70 according to type of race and early bird rates

Recreation

Sat. Apr. 29 8-11am

4th Annual Beaver Bolt

8am registration; 8:30am kids' 400 M Fun Run on Track; 8:45am 5K Bike Ride along Bartig Road; 9:15am 5K Run/Walk along Bartig Road. To guarantee a T-shirt, must register by April 14. Proceeds from this event help fund Augusta Elementary Activity Account & High School Football program.

Augusta High School E19320 Bartig Road, Augusta

Cost: $10-25

Age: All Ages

Education

Sat. Apr. 29 8am-1pm

Mondovi Garden Club Annual Spring Plant Sale

Quality, proven plants donated by our members will enhance your home and garden. Coupled with the Friends of the Library Book Sale this will be a fun morning.

Marten Center, Mondovi

Cost: All Plants will be priced at $3

Age: All Ages

Kids

Sat. Apr. 29 8am-3pm

UUC Spring Thrift Sale

Including $3 bag sale on clothing; books; furniture; bedding; kitchen appliances and supplies; boutique items; home decor; games & toys; shoes; purses and much more.

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

Causes

Sat. Apr. 29 8am-noon

35th Annual Keep On Chuckin' 5K

Proceeds go toward the Chuck Tomkovick Teaching in Excellence Fund and the American Marketing Association student scholarship fund.

Riverside Theatre - Haas Fine Arts Center, UW-Eau Claire 121 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: Adult: $20, Student: $15, Age 12 and under: $5

Age: All ages

Kids

Sat. Apr. 29 8am-1pm

Memorial High School Band Thrift Sale

Huge selection of items at low prices including clothing, toys, books, housewares, seasonal, home decor, furniture and much more. Bag Sale 11:30am to 1pm, $5/bag. Money raised supports the Memorial High School Band Program.

Memorial High School Auxiliary Gym 2225 Keith Street, Eau Claire

Kids

Sat. Apr. 29 9-11am

SpringFest 5K for Kids

5K and 1 Mile that loops through beautiful Irvine Park. Join this fun event and receive some great race goodies. Adult registration includes a t-shirt, admission to SpringFest, and refreshments. The first 150 children registered will receive a Micon movie pass and Culver's custard coupon, (shirt available for purchase).

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $20-25 GA; Children Under 13 Free

Age: All Ages

Education

Sat. Apr. 29 9am-2pm

Dog & Cat Microchip Clinic

Low-cost Microchip Clinic for dogs and cats. No appointment necessary. You do not need to be a Dunn County resident to participate. All pets must be on a leash. Engraved pet tags also available starting at just $7. The microchip procedure takes just seconds.

Keyes Chevytown (Service Dept Entrance) 303 Oak Avenue, Menomonie

Cost: $10 plus tax

Age: All Ages

Education

Sat. Apr. 29 9am-1pm

Advance Care Planning

Meet local professionals to learn about supportive living options and talking with your family about your desires. Advance Care Planning counselors and legal advisors will discuss how to express and document your health care, personal and legal wishes. Includes a light lunch and door prizes.

Dunn County Community Services Building - Room 55 3001 US Hwy 12 E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Fitness

Sat. Apr. 29 9:30-11am

Yoga + Live Music

Join this "All Levels Yoga" practice in combination with the sweet, acoustic tunes of best friend duo "Red Tide." This special event will raise money for "My Team Triumph," an organization that helps disabled athletes run marathons and half marathons all over the nation. All are welcome.

Highland Fitness Center 2221 Eastridge Center, Eau Claire

Cost: Suggested Donation - $20

Education

Sat. Apr. 29 10am-5pm

Spring Psychic & Wellness Fair

Judy Meinen of Angel Care Healing Touch, along with Maple House Arts, bring you their annual fair featuring 35 vendors, readers and healers. Free presentations throughout the day by Judy, Joe "the Rock Guy" Rothengass, and more.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Food & Drink

Sat. Apr. 29 10am-6pm

Autumn Harvest Opening Day

Celebrate the opening of Autumn Harvest's 2017 season with live music from Jerrika Mighelle + QuinnElizabeth from 3-5pm.

Autumn Harvest Winery 19947 Cty Hwy J, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Movies

Sat. Apr. 29 10am

Citizen's Climate Lobby Presents: "Merchants of Doubt"

This film shows how people in the petroleum industries have cast doubt in the public about the causes and seriousness of climate change. CCL is a growing national organization that informs citizens and takes action locally and nationally to help curb climate change and make the country more resilient.

Micon Downtown Cinema 315 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE; Seating is Limited

Kids

Sat. Apr. 29 10am-4:30pm

Fishing Fundamentals Clinic

Registration open from 10-10:30am. Parents must accompany their children under 16 yrs. Indoor instruction from 10:30am–12:30 pm. Learn about: Safety, Invasive Species, Knot Tying, Fish Identification/Handling, Lure types/Board, Bait and Rigging. Outdoor instruction from 1:30 pm-4:30pm. There will be prizes.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Geared towards those under 18

Fitness

Sat. Apr. 29 10:15-11:30am

Invert Your Asana: Headstand & Forearm Stand

Invert Your Asana workshops are for the yogi who wants to explore inversions and arm balances. Learn key methods of engagement and focus that will allow you to 'fly. Invert Your Asana: Headstand & Forearm Stand will focus on headstand, forearm stand, and variations of each.

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

Cost: $24(member discount available)

Education

Sat. Apr. 29 1-2pm

Color Eau Claire - Coloring Workshop & Book-Signing

Participants will learn tips and techniques for adding color and detail to adult coloring books from Eau Claire illustrator and creator of Color Eau Claire, Patricia A. Hawkenson. RSVP by e-mail. Book signing opportunity follows the workshop until 4pm. 15% off coloring book purchases during the book-signing event.

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

Wellness

Sat. Apr. 29 1-3pm

Speaker and Counselor on Domestic Violence

Sue Perry, a nurse and nursing instructor who is a survivor of domestic violence, will be bringing her message to those interested in overcoming or recognizing such a difficult situation. She will share her story of redemption and instruct on the warning signs of abuse. Refreshments and discussion will follow.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Teens and older

Wellness

Sat. Apr. 29 2-5pm

Recovery Guitar Circle

As part of The Music Heals Project, 3 volunteers from the Recovery Community will bring their guitars to Arbor Place for some acoustic playing and singing. The community is welcome to stop in, hang out, play, sing and have some sober fun.

Arbor Place Inc., Community Room 4076 Kothlow Avenue, Menomonie

Food & Drink

Sat. Apr. 29 4-8pm

9th Annual Northwest Beerfest

Sponsored by Gordy's Valley Spirits and the Chippewa Falls Hockey Association. Come try over 100 different craft beers.

Chippewa Area Ice Arena 839 First Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $40

Age: 21+

Kids

Sat. Apr. 29 5:30-9pm

Hot Pants & Faceplants: CVRG vs Fox City Roller Derby

It’s time to break out the hot pants and get ready to cheer as the Chippewa Valley Roller Girls take on Fox Cities Roller Derby from Appleton, WI. Doors open at 5:30 pm, game starts at 6:30 pm

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $8 presale, $10 at the door

Age: All ages, kids under 12 are free

Music

Sat. Apr. 29 5:30-8:30pm

Dinner Jazz: Josh Gallagher Trio

After two years at the Berklee College of Music, Josh Gallagher was selected as the pianist in the Brubeck Institute Jazz Sextet during the 2004-2005 school year, where he performed with guest clinicians Bobby Watson, Rufus Reid, Jimmy Heath, Artistic Director Christian McBride.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Dance

Sat. Apr. 29 5:30pm

The Lor Brothers

Come watch renowned break dancers, The Lor Brothers, at this free event.

CVTC, Casper Conference Center 620 W Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Sat. Apr. 29 6-10pm

Live Music: Schuh Fly

Schuh Fly plays a variety of popular 60s - 80s Classic Rock & Country music and some more current hits. Many songs covered were number one on the charts. Performing Beatles, Buffet, CCR, Cash, Clapton, Diamond, Eagles, Orbison, Willie Nelson, Zac Brown and many more.

The Brown Hut 2525 N. 110th Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

Sat. Apr. 29 7pm

Live Music: Eggplant Heroes

Eggplant Heroes is an Americana collaboration among Duffy Duyfhuizen, Max Garland, Joel Pace, Olaf Lind, Caleb Horne, Dan Zerr, and Lucas Fischer. Mixing original tunes with songs by others that we like to play, EPH tries to bring a rich and eclectic musical experience (with an occasional poem by Wisconsin poet laureate Garland thrown in).

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Leisure

Sat. Apr. 29 7-11pm

Eau Claire Singles Connection: Spring Fling Dance

Band playing will be the Homegrown Tomatoes. Dance lessons begin at 6pm. Members bring a snack for the snack table.

Westgate Sportsman Club 4909 Sportsman Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 for members; $10 for non-members

Music

Sat. Apr. 29 7:30-9pm

One World Taiko - Traditional Japanese Drumming

Taiko means “drum” in Japanese and One World Taiko is a professional Japanese drum ensemble that captivates audiences of all ages with its heart-pounding beats, dynamic movement, and rhythmic grooves. One World Taiko’s music is drawn from Japan’s tradition of lively festival drumming.

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

Cost: Adults $10; Seniors $9; Youth $5; Family (2 adults, 2 youth) $25

Age: All Ages

Music

Sat. Apr. 29 8pm

The Night Hawks

Great Classic Rock hits from 50's-90's. Featuring talented musicians Steve Rindt, Jack Schneider, Tom Wieseler, and Tim Lynnes.

VFW Post 7232 2900 W Folsom Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

Sat. Apr. 29 8pm

Karaoke Night and Dancing

Grab your friends and get out of town for a night of singing and dancing. The Pourhous has a great new DJ for Karaoke this Saturday event and drink specials for anyone who gets up and sings.

The Pourhouse W301 Menomonie St., Elk Mound

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

Sat. Apr. 29 8:30pm

Live Music with by the Red Tide Duo

Think acoustic meets soul when they perform both covers and original music. They provide a contemporary, soulful listening experience.

James Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

Sat. Apr. 29 9pm-1am

Live Music: Rockalypse

Rockalypse debuts at The View, over looking the beautiful Lake Wissota. Come out and lets melt the snow rock'n roll style.

The View on Lake Wissota 17779 County Hwy X, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

Sat. Apr. 29 9pm

Live Music: Howard Luedtke & Blue Max

Originally formed in 1982, Blue Max is one of the longest lasting bands around because of a deep rooted passion for playing and a love for what they do. Howard "Guitar" Luedtke & Blue Max is a western Wisconsin based Blues Rock band that performs all over the Midwest.

Red Zone Sports Bar 2071 S Prairie View Rd, Chippewa Falls

Age: 21+

Music

Sat. Apr. 29 9pm

Late Jazz: Sundae + Mr. Goessl

Sundae + Mr. Goessl are a husband and wife vintage jazz duo based out of Seattle, WA. Sundae (Kate Voss) fronts the duo with her wit, charm, and impeccable vocal technique. Her voice is evocative of Billie Holiday and Anita O'Day.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Sat. Apr. 29 9pm-1am

Live Music: The Frontiers

Rock 2 our Rock n Roll Roots. From Journey, Styx, KISS, to other memorable classic rock. Emphasizing on your favorite arena rock from yesterday.

Tailgates Sports Bar and Grill 1505 N. Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Wellness

Sun. Apr. 30 10-11am

"We Can Make A Difference" UUC Choir

Join the UUC Choir as the members share a spirit of unity and hope during this Sunday’s service of music, poetry and prose.

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

Community

Sun. Apr. 30 noon-4pm

International Folk Fair

The International Folk Fair celebrates cultural diversity while bringing together the community for an educational and enriching experience. The Fair will focus on Music. Dan Newton’s Café Accordion Orchestra will be performing throughout the day. Attendees can learn about song, dance, and instruments from all around the world. Over 25 groups are represented, with world cuisine for purchase!

Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Causes

Sun. Apr. 30 1-8:30pm

5th. Annual "The Beatles on the Chippewa"

A tribute to the Fab Four's music and benefit for Blues on the Chippewa. Over 40 regional musicians will be performing including Little Wing, Nici Peper, James Grant, Truth before Treason, Mark Healey, Bear Creek Boys, The Renditions, Scott Wilcox, The Mustangs, Kevin Lombardo Duo, Wolves at the Door and more.

Corral Bar & Riverside Grill 318 W. Main St., Durand

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Kids

Sun. Apr. 30 1-4pm

Kids in STEM

This event is designed to get kids excited for science. There will be professors and students from the university that will have booths and interactive activities for the kids to participate in on the 2nd floor of the library on campus.

McIntyre Library, UW-Eau Claire UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Kids

Sun. Apr. 30 2-3:30pm

Stoughton Norwegian Dancers - Norwegian Dance and Dress

A 64 year tradition, the Stoughton Norwegian Dancers endeavor to entertain and share traditional Scandinavian folk dance and authentic Norwegian bunads (costumes) with audiences throughout the area. The group is made up of Stoughton High School School Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors who tour the United States bringing their authentic Scandanavian dance, music, humor, energy, and fun.

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

Cost: Adults $13, Seniors $12, Youth $6

Age: All Ages

Kids

Sun. Apr. 30 2-4pm

From Vienna

The Menomonie Singers present "From Vienna" performing Schubert's Mass in G and other choral selections by composers who lived and worked in one of the greatest music cities in the world. Accompaniment on the Mass by small orchestra of local musicians. Dr. Jerry Hui, conductor.

Our Savior's Lutheran Church 910 9th St. E, Menomonie

Cost: Suggested Donation $10

Age: All Ages

Music

Sun. Apr. 30 3-6pm

Live Music: Schuh Fly

Plays a variety of popular 60s to 80s Classic Rock & Classic Country music and some more current hits. Many songs covered were number one on the charts. Performing Beatles, Buffet, CCR, Cash, Clapton, Diamond, Eagles, Orbison, Willie Nelson, Zac Brown and many more.

SandBar & Grill 17643 50th Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

Sun. Apr. 30 7pm

Michael W. Smith Concert

Compassion International Presents The Revolution Tour with Michael W. Smith, Jordan Feliz and Nathan Tasker. Michael W. Smith is a contemporary Christian singer/songwriter.

Zorn Arena UWEC, Garfield Avenue 121, Eau Claire

Cost: Tickets are $18.50-29; VIP is $50

Visual Art

May. 1 - 17; Check venue for days and hours of operation

Bachelor of Fine Arts Senior Exhibition

Portfolio exhibition by May 2017 Bachelor of Fine Arts degree candidates. Reception date to be announced.

Foster Gallery UWEC Haas Fine Arts Center, 121 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Causes

Mon. May. 1 5-7:30pm

Women's Giving Circle Spring Gathering

Offers a great opportunity to meet members of the WGC, learn about its mission to support nonprofits that serve local women and children, and hear from the organizations that have benefited from their grants. Everyone is welcome to come enjoy a plated meal and treats as they learn about the WGC and its grantees.

Eau Claire Golf & Country Club 828 Clubview Lane, Altoona

Cost: $20 for Women's Giving Circle members, $15 for guests

Age: All Ages

Business & Entrepreneurship

Tue. May. 2 11:30am-1pm

Discussion Luncheon with the Dept. of Revenue

Hear from the Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR) Secretary Richard Chandler. Chandler will share his objectives as the DOR Secretary and discuss his plans to implement good tax policy, with a particular emphasis on policies that will promote job growth. Q&A session to follow.

Catalytic Combustion 311 Riggs st., Bloomer

Cost: $10, includes lunch

The Volume One Calendar is sponsored by Mayo Clinic Health System of Eau Claire

Ongoing Events For 10/29/2012

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc