Music

Thu. Oct. 25 7-9pm

Live Music: The Reitz and Wells Duo

After many years of teaching together we decided to get together and do more of what we love best - making music. We like to think of ourselves as, Reitz and Wells - the 60's sing the 70's. Their repertoire includes Carole King, the Carpenters, the Beatles, James Taylor, Sonny and Cher, and more.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Visual Art

Thu. Oct. 25 7-8pm

Barbara Shafer Artist Reception

The library hosts “Painting Dance and Drawing Landscapes,” an exhibit by Barbara Shafer. Barbara paints the drama of the dance and brings indoors the energy of the brutal rocks from the shore of Lake Superior.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Thu. Oct. 25 7-10pm

Converge Radio Presents: Shane Leonard

Shane Leonard is a songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer living in Eau Claire. Kalispell's second record, Printer's Son, Connects an improvisational heart with meticulously constructed arteries of melody.

Xpeditions Bar and Coffee 1319 Main St, Bloomer

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

Kids

Thu. Oct. 25 7-10pm

Eau Claire County 4-H Haunted Barn

The haunted barn is fun for all ages. At the event there will be concessions, and a bonfire. The proceeds benefit Eau Claire County 4-H and Feed My People Food Bank.

Rockin' T-R Ranch 8020 Curvue Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 GA or $5 with a canned food item

Age: All Ages

Comedy

Thu. Oct. 25 7:30pm

The Mabel Laughs Featuring Headliner Erin Jackson

Armed with a megawatt smile and a pocket full of dreams, Erin Jackson is poised to conquer the world of stand-up. Erin was a semifinalist on the latest reboot of NBC's "Last Comic Standing."

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts 205 Main St. E, Menomonie

Cost: $20-25

Stage

Thu. Oct. 25 7:30pm

ECCT Presents: Rocky Horror Show

The encore presentation of this deliberately kitschy rock 'n' roll sci-fi gothic musical returns just in time for Halloween. Dress up, sing along, and purchase a goodie bag at the door for a unique audience experience.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Ticket TBA

Age: Appropriate for Adults and 15+

Music

Thu. Oct. 25 7:30-10:30pm

Live Music: Jeff White

Americana/Alt-country & Outlaw Folk from the hills of western Wisconsin. Blending warm tones, reverbs, delays & vibrato, Jeff White sings of love, loss & lust with an Americana vibe, channeling the wide emotional spirit of human nature.

The Varsity Club 2106 N Clairemont, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Comedy

Thu. Oct. 25 8pm

Clear Water Comedy Presents: The Witching Hour

Clear Water Comedy reprises "The Witching Hour", its Halloween comedy special. Featuring standup, sketches, and characters (plus free candy.) Last year's event was fun, silly, and all in all a great time.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $3 includes a drink

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

Music

Thu. Oct. 25 8:30-11pm

Vinyl Nights: DJ Cooper

Enjoy a mix of records by performer DJ Cooper with your late night drinks and conversations.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Education

Every Friday from Oct. 26 to Nov. 9, 9:30-11:30am;

iPad Basics

iPad Basics will cover getting to know your device & accessories. Using settings & determining privacy, camera, mail & calendar, download apps, Siri, IOS, setting notifications, photos, video and much more.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire

Cost: $15m/$22.50nm

Fitness

Fri. Oct. 26 10:14-11am

Crow Workshop

E Crow, variations of Side Crow, & Baby Crow. This pose is your gateway to all the other arm balances and inversions. You will prepare your body for these balances with a short flow designed to open and bring awareness to what you work to fly, as the prep work is key to success.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 for non-members; included with membership

Age: 18+

Open Houses & Shopping

Fri. Oct. 26 3-8pm

Grand Opening - Visit Eau Claire's Experience Center

Visit Eau Claire is excited to announce the opening of their new experience center - an artful and one-of-a-kind space for visitors and locals alike to get inspiration for exploring Eau Claire and the greater Chippewa Valley. There will be live entertainment, local samplings and free giveaways.

Visit Eau Claire's Experience Center 128 Graham Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Kids

Fri. Oct. 26 4:30-6:30pm

YMCA Monster Bash

A fun, free Halloween party for the whole community. Members and non-members alike are welcome to join as the gyms are transformed into a Halloween jamboree, complete with games, music, activities, snacks, prizes, costumes and so much more.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Kids

Fri. Oct. 26 5-9pm

Royal Credit Union Spook Night

A kid friendly Halloween “Spook Night” full of fun and excitement. DJ entertainment, huge inflatables, face painting, games and prizes. The Haunted Tunnel, Sea of Spiders and Touch and Feel Guessing Game are just a few of the spooktacular activities that your kids will love.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $5/person, FREE for kids 2 and under

Age: All Ages

Food & Drink

Fri. Oct. 26 5-11pm

Halloween Bash

An autumn-inspired meal by Forage, live music with Liscio Jazz, and a limited-edition bier by Lazy Monk: The Monster Monk Ale. Costume contest at 10pm finishes the night.

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

Open Houses & Shopping

Fri. Oct. 26 5-8pm

CEDE Pop Up at Token Jewelry

Token Jewelry hosts CEDE, Eau Claire's newest clothing designer. Owner Elizabeth de Cleyre specializes in made-to-measure, custom garments. Samples will be on hand for custom orders, and one-off pieces and seconds will be available for purchase.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Nightlife

Fri. Oct. 26 5:30pm

Eau Claire Hash House Harriers

A social club that meets every Friday to explore the trails and taverns of Eau Claire. People meet up around 5:30 for drinks. At 6:00 those who want to will take off for a 2-3 mile run at a relaxed pace (always with a beer stop in the…

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

Fri. Oct. 26 5:30-8:30pm

Live Music: Bourbon House Acoustic

Bourbon House Acoustic shows are rockin', soulful and groovy, drawing on inspiration from the belting singers and guitar heroes of the late 1960's and 1970's. Expect to hear a diverse mix of Southern rock, psychedelia, blues, and hard rock.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages with parent

Leisure

Fri. Oct. 26 5:30-9pm

3rd Annual Ladies Night Out

Enjoy organic wine, chair massage, taco bar, guest speakers, vendors, and healthy chocolate. Burn Boot Camp is also hosting an optional outdoor workout beforehand. Featured speakers include Dr. Emily Alsheskie, Dr. Jay LaGuardia, and Parker LeMire.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $10

Age: 21+

Words

Fri. Oct. 26 6-7:30pm

Meet Local Author Chris Weiner & Book Signing

Local author, Chris Weiner, will visit The Broom & Crow to share some spooky stories from his time as a paranormal investigator, answer a few questions, and sign his books, Spirits of the Chippewa and Haunted Chippewa Falls. Light refreshments will be provided.

The Broom & Crow 106 E. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 Tickets, books available for $10

Food & Drink

Fri. Oct. 26 6-8pm

Fall Harvest Dinner

Five & Two's in-house chefs will be making a scrumptious meal including Wild Mushroom Soup, Apple Cranberry Stuffed Pork Loin, Roasted Seasonal Vegetables, Apple Crisp and more. A delicious vegetarian option will be available, on prior request.

Down To Earth Garden Center 6025 Arndt Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: $40

Age: Adults

Movies

Fri. Oct. 26 6:30-8pm

Food for Change Film Showing

A documentary film focusing on food co-ops as a force for dynamic social and economic change in American culture. The first film to examine the important historical role played by food co-ops, their pioneering quest for organic foods, and their current efforts to create regional food systems.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Fri. Oct. 26 7pm

Live Music: Wandarlie

Performs folk and cover songs with soul and emotion. Wandarlie has two musicians, Wanda Miller (vocalist) and Charlie Walters (Guitarist), both lifelong musicians that live in the Eau Claire area. They formed the band in August 2016. You will see them performing at various venues in Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Movies

Fri. Oct. 26 7pm

UWEC International Film Series: What we Do in the Shadows

Viago, Deacon, and Vladislav are vampires who are finding that modern life has them struggling with the mundane - like paying rent, keeping up with the chore wheel, trying to get into nightclubs, and overcoming flatmate conflicts.

Woodland Theater, Davies Center UWEC 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 individual film screening; $10 for yearly pass, $20 for families

Age: Rated R

Music

Fri. Oct. 26 7-10:30pm

Converge Radio Presents: Bad Bad Hats

Named for a trouble-making character from the Madeline children's books, Bad Bad Hats is defined by a balance of sweet and sour. Their music honors classic pop songwriting, with nods to nineties rock simplicity and pop-punk frivolity. Opening act: Whale House.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

Kids

Fri. Oct. 26 7-10pm

The Dark Woods: A Haunted Trail

Join a lantern-led haunted walk through the Lions Club nature trail where you will be told haunting tales of murder, revenge, and ghosts.

Dunn County Historical Society 1820 Wakanda Street, Menomonie

Cost: Preorder $5, Night Of $10

Age: 12+

Stage

Fri. Oct. 26 7:30pm

Acrobat Laura Ernst

Laura is a juggler and an acrobat. Laura has a variety of stunts that range from “death defying” to ridiculously funny. In 2008 Laura won 1st place at the World Juggling Federation, placing her among the best jugglers in the world. Never settling for average, Laura has invented innovative props and brings new life to old favorites.

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

Cost: Adults $13, Seniors $12, Youth $6, Family of Four $32

Music

Fri. Oct. 26 7:30pm

Tony Jackson at the Pablo Center

Country musician Tony Jackson performs classics and original works at the RCU Theatre.

Pablo Center at the Confluence - RCU Theatre 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: Starting at $25

Music

Fri. Oct. 26 8pm

Common Denominator Halloween Event

Common Denominator Halloween party. Costume contest for a $50 tab. Show off your Halloween spirit.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Age: 21+

Music

Fri. Oct. 26 8pm

Live Music: Blue Felix

Blue Felix is a national touring band based out of Minneapolis, MN. Blue Felix is charged with high energy shows with engaging music for all walks of life.

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

Cost: Cover TBA

Music

Fri. Oct. 26 8pm

Live Music: Trapper Schoepp

NPR Music describes Trapper Schoepp as “Rootsy, cinematic rock that charms as it soars.”

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Music

Fri. Oct. 26 8pm

Live Music: Last Romantic

Last Romantic, playing alt-rock originals out of Eau Claire since 2017.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Music

Fri. Oct. 26 8:30pm

Late Night Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher Trio

Jeremy Boettcher has performed music throughout the world. He has toured extensively in S. Carey, traveling throughout the US, Canada, and Europe. Recently, Jeremy finished a residency for Jazz at Lincoln Center in Doha, Qatar.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Causes

Fri. Oct. 26 9pm-2am

All Hallows Eve Monsters Ball

A fun and entertaining evening filled with live music, dramatic performances, art, raffles, and costume contests. Will benefit Lutheran Social Services Eau Claire Opioid Treatment Programs and the Chippewa Valley Free Clinic.

Pablo Center at the Confluence - Jamf Theater 128 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $50/person, $90/couple, $40 student; prices increase day-of.

Age: 18+

Music

Fri. Oct. 26 9pm

Live Music: Twisted Rhythm

Twisted Rhythm is a high-energy cover band that plays a variety of music sure to satisfy your musical appetite.

O'Leary's Pub 809 W. Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

Fri. Oct. 26 9pm

Live Music: Stare Across Acoustic Set

Stare Across take the audience on an epic journey of melodic sounds and ear crushing riffs. More bands TBA.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Fitness

Sat. Oct. 27 7:30-10am

Walking Seminar - Kimbentley

Using the Pilates method, learn natural, correct, and efficient movements to improve your muscle balance and posture for walking. The goals are to help you strengthen and lengthen your deep, inner core muscles, increase your flexibility, and improve your breathing technique.

Scheels Conference Room - Oakwood Mall 4710 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Kids

Sat. Oct. 27 8:30am

Carson Park Five and Ten + Kid's BOO-gie Run

Half Moon 5K run/walk and Carson Park 10 mile run. Kids and adult costume contest and Paul Bunyan lookalike contest at 11am. Pancake breakfast 8:30-11:30am.

Paul Bunyan Logging Camp Museum 1110 Carson Park Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: See contact info for cost

Recreation

Sat. Oct. 27 9am-5:30pm

Celebrate the Chippewa River Conference and Annual Meeting

Hear presentations from local historians, naturalists, researchers and educators on a wide range of environmental topics, with several focusing on the Chippewa River. The keynote speaker is Raj Shukla, Executive Director of the River Alliance of Wisconsin.

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

Cost: $25 for General Public, $2 for Friends of Beaver Creek, $10 for students (includes lunch)

Kids

Sat. Oct. 27 9am-8pm

3 on 3 Halloween Hoops

3 on 3 Halloween hoops is a fun basketball tournament to kick off the basketball season. Minimum of 3 games will be played and officiated by WIAA officials.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $100 per team

Age: 5-10th grade Boys/Girls/Adults

Education

Sat. Oct. 27 9:15am

Spinning the Web of Diabetes Management

Diabetes management can be a complicated process. Join Marshfield Clinic and our panel of specialists as they discuss nutrition, exercise, pediatric diabetes, and much more. Complimentary lunch will be provided.

The Lismore 333 Gibson Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE, RSVP by 10/22

Age: All Ages

Education

Sat. Oct. 27 9:30am-noon

Grief Education Day

Chippewa Grief Guidance Team is hosting speakers Ken and Sue Ripp. Using their backgrounds in teaching about death and dying they will share their story of embracing hope while experiencing their journey through grief. Free literature and refreshments available.

HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital 2661 County Highway I, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Kids

Sat. Oct. 27 10am-4pm

Pooches & Pumpkins

There will be treats for Fido, doggy dress up, a photo op, pumpkin painting for the kids, and prizes awarded for the best pet costume. The winner will receive a goody basket filled with treats for you and your pet.

Down To Earth Garden Center 6025 Arndt Ln., Eau Claire

Uncategorized

Sat. Oct. 27 10am-1pm

Weave a Wall Hanging Workshop

Instructor Jamie Kyser will teach you how to weave a free form wall hanging. This two-part class will give you the skills to create texture and have fun with your weaving! Pre-Registration is required.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $50

Age: Ages 13+

Wellness

Sat. Oct. 27 11am-12:30pm

Understand Your Sacrum to Move Better & Feel Better

Come to this workshop to learn how to be stronger and smarter in moving your body on and off the mat. You will focus the intricacies of your pelvis and SI joints to develop the fine balance of strength and stability necessary to stabilize and move these structures.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 for members; $20 for non-members; $15 if you attended The Pelvic Floor Workshop!

Age: 18+

Words

Sat. Oct. 27 1-2:30pm

Child 6150-Author Danny Amos Lee

Author Danny Lee Amos will discuss the publication of his memoir, "Child 6150: A Plea for Help That Went Unanswered" and one can hear the story behind the man. Danny has publicized his story to encourage and assist newly released prisoners and promote the need for prison reform.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Kids

Sat. Oct. 27 1-3pm

Treats on the Trail

Enjoy the beautiful fall weather and gather Halloween treats along the way. Show off your costumes and enjoy Halloween themed activities. And take your own pumpkin home!

Dunn County Historical Society 1820 Wakanda Street, Menomonie

Cost: $3 Per Child

Age: 12 and under

Food & Drink

Sat. Oct. 27 1-3pm

Brewery Tour

Discover the flavors and tastes of Germany and the Czech Republic at Lazy Monk, Eau Claire’s oldest brewery. Enjoy a guided visit through the authentic Bier hall with memorabilia from Europe. Learn about the process and stages to brew amazing bier. Sample Lazy Monk's brews.

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

Cost: $10/person

Age: 21+

Wellness

Sat. Oct. 27 1:30-3:30pm

Meditation Now or Never

Insight into the practice of meditation. Talk, Q&A, meditation (instruction provided). Steve Hagen, internationally recognized Dharma teacher and writer ("Buddhism Plain and Simple"), Founder and Head Teacher of Dharma Field Zen Center, Minneapolis, MN. Donations welcome.

The Schoolhouse at Simply Dunn E4606 County Rd C, Downsville

Cost: FREE, donations gratefully accepted

Age: 16+

Kids

Sat. Oct. 27 4:30-6:30pm

Hallie Optimist Kids Halloween Party

A free, fun party with pumpkins, face painting, games and a kids costume contest at 5:15pm. Hot dogs, chips and cheese, cookies and cider.

Village of Lake Hallie Town Hall 13033 30th Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Kids and families

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