Music

Fri. Feb. 1 7pm

CHI-HI Big Band Bash

The annual big band dance put on by the Chi-Hi Jazz Department of the Chippewa Falls Senior High School as a fundraiser for the Chippewa Falls High School Music Department. Enjoy a night featuring Chippewa Valley musicians of all ages with years of performing experience.

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

Cost: Adults $7, Seniors $6, Youth $4

Music

Fri. Feb. 1 7-9pm

Live Music: Boat Patrol

Boat Patrol began creating music in the Fall of 2017 in the Northwoods of Wisconsin. Built on an improvisational base, the trio uses a trove of influences and techniques from genres like jazz, funk and electronic to create extensive musical landscapes and textures.

Raw Deal 603 S. Broadway St., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Fri. Feb. 1 7-9:30pm

The Salon Presents: Jerrika Mighelle + Cait McGarvey

Celebrate Odd Humyn's Grand Opening weekend with a warm evening of music from singer-songwriters Jerrika Mighelle and Cait McGarvey in The Salon at Odd Humyns. Light refreshments provided.

The Salon at Odd Humyns 209 North Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $8

Age: All Ages

Music

Fri. Feb. 1 7-10pm

Live Music: LPQ

LPQ plays a vocally oriented eclectic mix of folk, rock and Americana originals as well as covering artists such as Leonard Cohen, Van Morrison, The Beatles and Trampled by Turtles.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Fri. Feb. 1 7:30pm

UWEC Presents: Voice and Choral Faculty

Enjoy the talent of the faculty from the Music and Theatre Arts Department in the faculty receital series in the intimate and beautiful space of the Clearwater Recital Hall on the first Fridays of the Month.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $3.50 for students, $5 for adults

Age: All Ages

Stage

Fri. Feb. 1 7:30-9:30pm

Thoroughly Modern Millie

A small town girl arrives in New York in the age of flappers and speakeasies looking for a job that might lead to matrimony. The music swings and the laughs are plentiful. A cast of 40 students lights up the stage accompanied by a jazzy orchestra and framed by stunning sets & costumes.

McDonell Area Catholic High School 1316 Bel Air Blvd., Chippewa Falls

Age: Adults $12, Students $6

Music

Fri. Feb. 1 7:30-9:30pm

Power Balladz

Celebrate the best music of the 70s, 80s, and 90s and unleash your inner rock star. Power Balladz is part Wayne's World-like comedy, part interactive game show, and 90 minutes of wicked rock that'll melt your face off with its killer voices and wicked guitar solos.

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

Cost: $28-30

Music

Fri. Feb. 1 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

Music

Fri. Feb. 1 9pm-1am

Live Music: Rattle Can Red

Enjoy some live music at O'Leary's from Rattle Can Red, a new band on the block.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

Fri. Feb. 1 9:30pm

Live Music: Barnburner

It'll be a barnburner tonight at the Mousetrap featuring Ghosts of the Sun, and heavy metal group Thunderlung and hip hop/rap artist Fathom.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Kids

Sat. Feb. 2 7am-10pm

Winterfest Show Choir Competition

Talented high school choir students will take you on a journey of song and dance as they compete for awards like Best Vocals, Best Choreography and Grand Champion. 20+ choirs from Wisconsin and Minnesota will be competing with exhibition performances by Memorial's choirs, Eagle and OASC, as well.

Memorial High School 2225 Keith St., Eau Claire

Cost: Contact for admission

Age: All Ages

Education

Sat. Feb. 2 8am-3:15pm

Ready, Set, Grow: 2019 Winter Garden Seminar

The Eau Claire Area Master Gardener Volunteers are proud to host 10 speakers at the 2019 Winter Garden Seminar. Keynote speaker Susan Frame, a CVTC horticulture instructor, will make a presentation on integrated pest management. Some of the breakout topics will include 2019 new plants, monarch butterflies, earthworms, and garden design. Lunch is included.

CVTC Clairemont Campus, Room 103 620 W. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $35 advance; $40 at the door

Age: All Ages

Food & Drink

Sat. Feb. 2 9am-1pm

The Great Doughnut Pop Up Event

Northbound Supply hosts Minneapolis based doughnut masters Bogart's Doughnuts for the Great Doughnut Pop Up Event. Stop in for some amazing doughnuts and fantastic coffee drinks.

Northbound Supply Co 215 North Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Food & Drink

Sat. Feb. 2 10-11am

60 Minutes in China

Explore flavors inspired by China. Sample products from throughout the store and learn to make 5-spice cashews. Recipes and samples provided.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Crafting & Making

Sat. Feb. 2 10am-noon

Drop Spindle Class

Learn to Spin yarn on a drop spindle. This class is for beginners. Make drop spindles that you can take home with you. You will learn about the fibers used as well as the spindle itself. All materials included. Pre-Registration is required. Seats are limited.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $45

Age: Ages 18+

Wellness

Sat. Feb. 2 10am-12:30pm

Intention Setting Workshop: Finding Contentment in Your Purpose

Join for a morning of mindfulness practices, intention setting, and creation. You'll leave with your very own Purpose Planner to guide you on your unique path. The goal is to help you feel more confident in your next steps, supported on your path, and prepared for life’s little surprises.

Tuning Tree 515 South Barstow, Suite 117, Eau Claire

Cost: $40; Register online

Crafting & Making

Sat. Feb. 2 10am-2:30pm

Barn Quilting Workshop

Choose a quilt-block design from the instructors’ selection and learn the history behind the pattern while you paint your own! Create a 1’ x 1’ single panel, or a 1’ x 3’ triple panel. All equipment and supplies are included. Bring pack lunches, though coffee, tea, and light snacks will be provided.

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

Cost: $25m/$35nm for single panel project; $50m/$60nm for triple panel project

Age: 12+

Kids

Sat. Feb. 2 10-10:30am

Pop Up Science: Gravity Fail

Museum Playologists have several different fun and interactive science kits to break out with kids and explore all things STEAM-related. This week's activity is learning about a gravity fail.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

Kids

Sat. Feb. 2 11am-3pm

Jack Frost Fest

Enjoy a winter day with family at the Jack Frost Festival held at Spooner City Park and Downtown Spooner. Frosty fun includes a Hockey Tournament, Fat Bike Demonstrations, Turkey Bowling, Rib & Chili Contest, Bonfires & S'mores Bar, Minnow Races and many other great family events.

Near Tony's Riverside, on the Yellow River Flowage, Spooner

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Open Houses & Shopping

Sat. Feb. 2 11am-4pm

Odd x Odd Humyns Grand Opening Weekend Bash

Celebrate with Odd Humyns and Odd Brand Strategy for their grand opening weekend. On Friday & Saturday there will be draw prizes and odd goodies with purchases over $20, and on Saturday there will be a SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar coffee + waffle pop-up from 11am-2pm.

Odd Humyns 209 N Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Words

Sat. Feb. 2 1-2:30pm

Author Visit - Ted J. Rulseh

You’ll discover the interconnected worlds of a lake: the water; the sand, gravel, rocks, and muck of the bottom; the surface of the lake; the air above; and the shoreline, a belt of land incredibly rich in flora and fauna.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Music

Sat. Feb. 2 2pm

Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra: Our Legacy

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the Eau Claire Symphony performed in the Grand Opera House, still a part of downtown Eau Claire. This concert features selections originally played by the Eau Claire Symphony and a performance by the 10th Annual Young Artist's Competition winner.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 youth/student, $25-55 adult

Age: All Ages

Causes

Sat. Feb. 2 2-11:30pm

8th Annual Das Loop Foundation Pub Crawl

This year supports 6 year old Brody from Thorp, WI. Brody was diagnosed with ALL, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Crawl begins with a shotgun start at the first three bars: Eau Claire Ale House, Do-Dodge Inn, and Bowl Winkle's. Full list and information about Brody are available online.

Various Bars throughout Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: Free to Attend - Shirts on sale for $20

Age: 21+

Music

Sat. Feb. 2 2-4pm

Special Valentine Show

Enjoy a Special Valentine Show at the Stillwater Eldorado Music Barn. Music by Ben Stillwater, Cyndee Jean, The Stillwater Kids and Gabbie June. Show is 2-4pm, with limited BBQ dinner tickets available following the show at the music barn. Contact for more info, tickets and group rates

Stillwater Eldorado Music Barn N13714 County Road G, Osseo

Cost: Adults: $40, Kids(11-16): $20, 10 and Under FREE

Age: All Ages

Food & Drink

Sat. Feb. 2 5-9pm

18th Annual Kiwanis Tasting Gala

Sample from an exciting variety of wine, beer, specialty foods and desserts. Drawings, raffles and silent auctions with great prizes. This year's proceeds will be going to the foster care programs in this area. Follow the Facebook page for more information on obtaining tickets, reserving a table and our vendors.

Loopy's Grill and Saloon 10691 Business 29, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25

Age: 21+

Music

Sat. Feb. 2 7-9pm

The High 48's Bluegrass Band

They’re a band with one foot in tradition and the other in the world of music today, and one of the very few who can find an overlooked bluegrass classic in a song by M. Ward or the Clash then throw down hard on a standard by Bill Monroe.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: $15 Reserved, $18 At the Door (only until sold out)

Age: All Ages

Music

Sat. Feb. 2 7pm

Live Music: Jon Wilson

Having an eclectic taste and passion for music, Jon applies his unique brand of acoustic flavor to cover tunes that span 7 decades of music from Rock, Pop, Jazz and Country.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Comedy

Sat. Feb. 2 7pm

Clear Water Comedy + Showtime Championship Wrestling: Greeting from Chippewa Falls

Showtime Heavyweight Champion Kal Creed will defend his Championship in the Main Event. Signed to Appear: Future Clash Champion Kara Noia, Vanessa Azuré, Sierra, Seishin, Nathan Sensation, Devlin Kain, and Red Lightning. Featuring a food drive Feed my People Food Bank of Eau Claire. Doors at 6pm.

Eagle's Club 2588 Hallie Rd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $12 GA; $15 Front Row; $2 Discount/ticket with Non-Perishable Food Item; FREE for kids 6 & under

Age: All Ages

Music

Sat. Feb. 2 7-10pm

Live Music: Dan Zerr and Friends

Dan Zerr, a member of Eggplant Heroes, will be offering up a variety of pop, folk, and Americana tunes, with a little help from his friends, including some of those Eggplant Heroes as well as many other talented local musicians.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Education

Sat. Feb. 2 7:30pm

The Ones that Got Away: Nate Plummer and Friends

Chippewa Falls native and successful actor, voice teacher and audition coach, Nate Plummer, along with a friends Kobi Shaw, Chase Brucheger, and Cathy Reitz will perform a selection of popular songs from award-winning Broadway musicals such as Newsies, West Side Story, The Little Mermaid, and Catch Me If You Can.

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

Cost: $15 adults, $13 seniors, $6 youth

Music

Sat. Feb. 2 8pm

Nooky Jones Live

This Minneapolis Neo Soul Group is "...equal parts Stevie Wonder, D'Angelo, and Prince..." (Heavy Rotation, NPR). Doors at 8pm.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 in advance, $10 at the door

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

Music

Sat. Feb. 2 10pm

Live Music: Yam Cannon Ball

Featuring Yam Cannon, The Broken Eights, and Noel & Jodi Hanson.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Comedy

Sun. Feb. 3 7-10pm

Shane Mauss Presents Stand Up Science

Stand-up comedians + scientists + beer = stand up science. A night of intelligent comedy and good beers with Shane Mauss, a Wisconsin native who made it big after being awarded HBO us Comedy Arts Festival "Best Stand Up" in 2007. Doors open at 6PM, Show at 7PM.

Zymurgy Brewing Co 624 Main St E, Menomonie

Cost: $15 advance, $20 door

Age: 21+

Kids

Every Monday, Thursday 3-5pm Tuesday 4-6pm Wednesday 11am-1pm from Feb. 1 to Feb. 28

Dabble Box Makerspace Lab

Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather craft, make music, create art or play games, the Dabble Box makerspace has something for you. Self-guided exploration with staff on hand to answer questions.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Kids

Every Monday from Feb. 4 to Mar. 18, 5:15-6pm;

Sport Tykes ABCs

Every week has a different theme which emphasizes learning new athletic and motor skills along with following directions and learning rules to basic games. Parents may participate with children in this program, but it is not required.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $75members, $80 community

Age: Ages 3-4

Fitness

Every Monday, Wednesday from Feb. 4 to Feb. 27, 5:30-6pm;

Butts and Guts

Jump-start your fitness with a full body workout. Extra focus on legs and abs. Pre-Register online or by stopping by the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $20

Age: 16+

Community

Mon. Feb. 4 6-6:30pm

Silent Peace Walk

Join us as for a peaceful winter's evening walk along the beautiful Chippewa River. Gather in the park by the roundabout and, after brief opening remarks, walk in mindful silence for about 20 minutes. Close with a community wish for peace for the whole world.

Riverfront Park Bridge St. and River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Kids

Every Monday from Feb. 4 to Mar. 18, 6:05-6:50pm;

Sport Tykes Soccer

Come join in the fun and learn skills specific to dribbling, kicking, and blocking the ball. Children will get a chance to participate with others along with learning the basic rules of the game in a group setting. (Shin guards are optional).

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $70 members, $80 non-members

Age: Ages 4-5

Fitness

Every Monday from Feb. 4 to Feb. 25, 6:30-7:30pm;

Ebb & Slow Flow Yoga - Session 5

This practice of asana and breathing exercises help bring peace to the mind and body, preparing the body to build flexibility and strength while minimizing the chance of injury. Pre-Register online or at the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $25

Age: Adults

Wellness

Mon. Feb. 4 6:30-7:30pm

New Moon Astrology Class For Healing And Moving Forward

Local shaman Jeanette Robbins hosts a monthly class for each new moon phase. The classes encompass each new moon zodiac signs, archetypes, and planetary configurations, and how to use their energy for healing and moving forward with more authenticity of soul purpose during each new moon phase.

, Eau Claire

Cost: $15; Registration required to reserve a seat

Age: 18+

Words

First Monday from Feb. 4 to Apr. 1, 7-9pm;

Loud Secrets! Open Mic

Clear Water Comedy and the Plus host this new monthly showcase; an open mic for spoken word works like stand up comedy, poetry, live readings, improv, storytelling, and more. Sign up begins at 7pm, and showtime promptly at 7:30pm.

The Venue 209 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages (16+ recommended)

Education

Every Tuesday from Feb. 5 to May. 7, 7-7:50am; Every Tuesday from Feb. 5 to May. 7, 5:30-6:20pm; Every Saturday from Feb. 9 to May. 4, 8-10am;

Distance Running

All levels are welcome, but this class is specifically designed for anyone, at any level, interested in running a half or full marathon. Provides you with the training tools to help you on this 14-week journey. Attend either the Tuesday morning or evening lecture, and training runs are on Saturdays.

UWEC McPhee Strength & Performance Center 509 University Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $149

Age: All Ages

Kids

Tue. Feb. 5 10am-noon

Tech Tuesdays: Open Lab

Create and play with coding kits, 3D printers, robots, Osmo, Augmented Reality Sandbox and more. Drop in anytime during the two-hour window.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

Wellness

First, Second, Third Tuesday from Feb. 5 to Feb. 19, 12:30-1:45pm;

Easy Movement Clinic: Sharing the Ayurvedic Path

In this Easy Movement Clinic warm oil is held over achy joints, back or an emotional heart, The oil penetrates, soothes and promotes strength. This technique allows freedom of movement in life and you feeling so much better.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $210 for 3 sessions: February 5, 12, 19.

Kids

First Tuesday from Feb. 5 to May. 7, 4-5pm;

Teen Minecraft Club

Teens are welcome to join us in the community room to play Minecraft. Laptops are available to share or players may bring their own. The library has 1 Minecraft account that may be shared amongst players. If you do not have your own Minecraft Club Account, please be prepared to share.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 12-18

Visual Art

Tue. Feb. 5 5-7pm

Reception: Give the Best That You Have in You - UWEC Alumni

Celebrate the alumni artists of UWEC’s Department of Art + Design. With a scope of medium and subject that will surprise and impress, this exhibit highlights the depth and growth of one of the University’s most vital programs.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Education

First Tuesday from Feb. 5 to May. 7, 5:30-9:30pm;

Training Tuesday CPR/AED Course (Initial)

This CPR/AED course is designed for anyone with little or no medical training who needs a course completion card for a job, regulatory (for example OSHA), or other requirements. This course can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting.

Life Safety Training Center 2425 Seymour Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $55 Per Person

Age: Age 15+

Causes

Tue. Feb. 5 5:30-9pm

Eau Claire-Seymour Lions Club Annual Wild Game Feed

This is the annual Eau Claire-Seymour Lions Club fundraiser. There will be thousands of dollars of prizes to be won, plus lots of wild game to eat. All proceeds will go directly back into the community.

St. Olaf Church 3220 Monroe St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20/person

Education

Tue. Feb. 5 6-7pm

DIY Cleaning Products

Making your own environmentally friendly cleaning products is simple, and you probably have most of the ingredients at home! Learn to make reusable counter wipes in this hands on workshop. Bring an t-shirt you don’t mind cutting up for the project, additional supplies will be provided.

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

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

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