Music

Thu. Nov. 8 7-8pm

Jim Miller: Dulce et Decorum Est

The hour long program will feature folk singer and guitarist Miller performing songs by Eric Bogle, John McCutcheon, Pete Seeger and others and reciting poetry, letters, and prose.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Recreation

Thu. Nov. 8 7-9pm

Red Eye Skiers & Snowboarders

Meet other local skiers and snowboarders in town and start dreaming of winter. Welcoming all ages and abilities of downhill skiers and snowboarders.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Stage

Every Day from Nov. 8 to Nov. 10, 7pm;

FCHS Musical Production of "Bye Bye Birdie"

A loving send-up of the early 1960s, small-town America, teenagers, and rock & roll. Teen heartthrob Conrad Birdie has been drafted, so he chooses All-American girl Kim MacAfee for a very public farewell kiss.

Fall Creek High School Auditorium 336 E. Hoover Ave, Fall Creek

Cost: $7 Adults, $5 Students/Seniors, $15 and under

Age: All Ages

Music

Thu. Nov. 8 7pm

Live Music: Luke LeBlanc

Now 22, LeBlanc taught himself how to play guitar at age 11. Born and raised in Minneapolis' Northside, LeBlanc found himself opening for Phil Solem of Rembrandts, Joey Molland of Badfinger, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, and the Ozark Mountain Daredevils.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Thu. Nov. 8 7:30pm

UWEC Presents: A Grand Night for Singing

Taste and imagination, the two key ingredients for a first-rate revue, abound in this fresh take on the Rodgers & Hammerstein canon conceived by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie. Directed by Ken Pereira with musical direction by Carlos Rojo.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: Event is FREE, but tickets are REQUIRED

Comedy

Thu. Nov. 8 8pm

Clear Water Comedy Presents Andrew Cahak

Andrew Cahak has been featured in the 10,000 Laughs Festival and is the host of the podcast Dogbrain with Andrew Cahak. He co-created and co-hosts Fresh Hell Comedy Ka-Blingo.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA; $3 with valid student ID

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

Music

Thu. Nov. 8 8pm

Live Music: Hope Country with Julia Christi Ann

Hope Country is a country band from St. Paul, Minnesota which was started by Brent Johnson in 2011. Since then, Hope Country has released two EPs in the past three years. They have even opened for artists such as Ingird Michaelson, Brandi Carlile, and more.

UW-Stout Memorial Student Center, The Terrace 302 10th Ave. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Open Houses & Shopping

Fri. Nov. 9 5-9pm

Junkin All the Way Vintage Market

A regional holiday event for antiquers, junkers and flea markets lovers. Walk along the quaint streets of our indoor village where artisans share their unique, handmade, salvaged and repurposed goods. Early bird shopping starts on Friday.

The Lismore 333 Gibson Street, Eau Claire

Cost: Friday $5, Saturday $3; FREE for children 14 and under

Nightlife

Fri. Nov. 9 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…

Dooleys Pub 442 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

Fri. Nov. 9 5:30-8:30pm

Joyann Parker Live

Joyann Parker is a must-see addition to the Indie Blues music scene and brings a full range of talent to her performances as an accomplished singer, pianist and songwriter. She has performed for thousands at major venues and festivals across the county and represented Minnesota at the 2015 International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages with Parent

Food & Drink

Fri. Nov. 9 6-10pm

Beer vs. Wine Dinner

Wisconsin Beer and Wine will go head to head in a fun format of sample rounds. You get to learn, taste and rate the samples, then enjoy your 4 course dinner featuring filet mignon from Sedge Wood Farms.

Lake Wissota Golf Course 16108 97th Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $75

Age: 21+

Leisure

Fri. Nov. 9 6-8pm

International Games Week: Adult Games After Hours

Come see what all the fuss is about with the adult gaming trend. Play games like Cards Against Humanity and What Do You Meme. Leave your conscience at the door! Registration is required, and starts Monday, October 15.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

Education

Fri. Nov. 9 6-8pm

Learn to Knit

This class is for beginners who want to learn the basics. Each student will learn everything you need to know to get you started. Learn to cast on, knit, purl, and cast off. You will also learn the basic terminology of knitting. Pre-Registration is required.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: Ages 15+

Education

Fri. Nov. 9 6:30-8pm

Ayurveda Information Session

Learn what happens in a visit to an Ayurvedic Health Practitioner.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Donations accepted

Age: 21+

Wellness

Fri. Nov. 9 6:30-8:30pm

Couples Massage Date Night

This interactive workshop will teach basic Thai Yoga Massage techniques to help you connect with your partner on a deeper level. Wear comfortable clothing that you can move in, and bring a pillow and blanket.

Tuning Tree 515 South Barstow, Suite 117, Eau Claire

Cost: $50/Couple

Kids

Fri. Nov. 9 7-9pm

Glowga for Tweens and Teens

Glowga will be a a positive and encouraging night of true connection! Students will move through a yoga sequence, paint themselves with glow paint, and dance! Snacks will be provided.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 for members, $20 for non-members

Age: 10-17

Movies

Fri. Nov. 9 7pm

Screening of Wisconsin Public Television's "University Place Presents: The Art of World War I Corporal Francis Webster."

Experience life in the trenches of World War I through the letters, diary, and artwork of a Midwestern soldier named Francis Webster. Darrek Orwig, the book's editor who brought Corporal Webster's story to life, will be at the screening of the episode and available for book signings.

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

Movies

Fri. Nov. 9 7pm

UWEC Films: The Square

A prestigious Stockholm museum's chief art curator finds himself in times of both professional and personal crisis as he attempts to set up a controversial new exhibit.

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

Cost: $10 Yearly Pass; $20 Family Yearly Pass; $5 Single Film Screening

Age: Rated R

Music

Fri. Nov. 9 7-10pm

Converge Radio Presents: We Are The Willows + Superior Siren

We Are The Willows craft dynamic, intimate songs with instruments and voices combining to create energetic rhythms and intricate melodies. Superior Siren is an all-female Eerie Folk project that vexes listeners with alluring vocals, haunting melodies, and mesmerizing blends of strings and percussion.

The Metro 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

Fitness

Fri. Nov. 9 7-8pm

Friday Night Hammock Party

End your workweek and begin the weekend with a fun and playful class in the hammocks. Work out while having fun with a lighthearted class set to an upbeat soundtrack.

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

Cost: $20

Music

Fri. Nov. 9 7pm

Live Music: Blonde Over Blue

A young music duo from Wisconsin with a passion for songwriting, strings, and strong coffee. Their sound is folk-influenced: acoustic instrumentals, bright harmonies, and lyrics that tell a story.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Fri. Nov. 9 7:30pm

Cassel / Block

Together, these dynamic performers present a diverse and exciting show featuring traditional and original music drawing from their Celtic, Americana, and Classical backgrounds. Hanneke Cassel’s music is a blend of the contemporary and traditional. Mike Block is a pioneering multi-style cellist, singer, composer, and educator.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Music

Fri. Nov. 9 8pm

5th Annual Gatsby's Gala

Step back to the roaring '20s where you'll be surrounded by sights and sounds of the era. Featuring non-stop music from UW-Eau Claire's Jazz I and Jazz II ensembles, including modern tunes with a '20s feel, and special guest artists throughout the night. Come dressed in your favorite 1920's-inspired black-tie attire and get ready to party!

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 General Admission; $20 Students

Music

Fri. Nov. 9 8pm

Rocky Mountain High

The music of the late John Denver is like an old friend, outlasting trends and standing the test of time. Join acclaimed performer Jim Curry for this tribute to the music of one of the most beloved singer/songwriters ever to grace the stage.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: Tickets start at $30

Music

Fri. Nov. 9 8:30pm

Late Night Jazz: Byerself

Byerself is an active collaboration between Minneapolis' finest musicians, artists, dancers, and videographers. The project started in 2013, when Greg Byers started performing solo shows using only his voice, electric cello, and laptop.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Fri. Nov. 9 9pm

Live Music: Deathless Dogs and Dropbear Collective

Whiskey Fueled, high-energy, rock with a touch of the blues. Deathless Dogs completely fill the sonic space of the stage with screaming guitars, hard-hitting drums, and raw vocals. The Deathless Dogs play hook driven, danceable songs that match head banging intensity with a gritty groove.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

Wellness

Sat. Nov. 10 8am-noon

Warriors Wellness Fair

All veterans are welcome to join Team Red, White & Blue for free Physical Therapy assessments, chair massages, fitness classes and giveaways. Continental breakfast and snacks available. A DJ from B-95 will be here from 9-11 doing a live remote.

Optimum Therapies, LLC 517 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

Kids

Sat. Nov. 10 9am-5pm

Menomonie Holiday Shopping Expo

Kids2Camp, Ltd is hosting the Menomonie Holiday Shopping Expo at UW-Stout's Field House. Will feature artists, crafts, authors, area businesses and direct sales vendors. 70+ booths plus face-painting and an ornament making station. Door prize drawings benefiting the Marine Corps toy drive too.

UW-Stout 302 10th Ave., Menomonie

Open Houses & Shopping

Sat. Nov. 10 9am-9pm

Student Appreciation Day

Visit our hip & historic downtown store and gallery for great holiday gifts for friends, parents, siblings, roommates, or yourself! ALL DAY FOR STUDENTS ONLY:20% OFF EVERYTHING: Save big on hundreds of gift ideas, with student IDFREE…

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

Holiday Events

Sat. Nov. 10 9am-5pm

Pine Harbor Studio Fall Open House

Features over 10 artists and their work including pottery, paintings, soaps, jewelry, scarves, bags, framed prints, stained glass and other hand crafted items available for purchase.

Pine Harbor Studio 7157 185th St., Chippewa Falls

Causes

Sat. Nov. 10 9am-1pm

The Breakfast Fairy: Benefit for Special Needs Show Choir

Forage is hosting a poppyseed muffin sale (plus lots of other baked goods and savory breakfast items, tea and coffee) to support Hearts in Harmony, the newly formed special needs show choir for the children of the Chippewa Valley.

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

Age: All Ages

Causes

Sat. Nov. 10 9am-4pm

3rd Annual Eau Claire Global Market

Fair trade handcrafted products and food items from more than 40 countries, supporting organizations that promote sustainable livelihoods and community development. Food and beverages representing our global community will also be available.

First Congregational UCC 310 Broadway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Kids

Sat. Nov. 10 10am

The Dollipops

Sing, dance, and laugh with the engaging, high-energy, highly interactive new kids' show - The Dollipops!

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

Cost: $10

Open Houses & Shopping

Sat. Nov. 10 10am-4pm

Ski Swap 2018

Bring in your unwanted skis, snowshoes, or snowboard gear, and Spring Street Sports will sell it the day of the swap. Get cash for your gear or buy yourself gear, with 15% of all sales going to the EC Ski Striders for trail development in the Chippewa Valley.

Spring Street Sports 12 W. Spring St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Education

Sat. Nov. 10 10am

Winter Evergreen Porch Pot Class

May's will provide the pot and several different types of evergreens. They'll help you create your very own porch pot and decorate it in style.

May’s Floral Garden 3424 Jeffers Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $30 + decorations

Causes

Sat. Nov. 10 10am-2pm

3rd Annual Freedom Boutique & Donation Drive

Includes beautiful, gently-worn, clothing, shoes and accessories for both men and women. Also holding a donation drive for victims and survivors of trafficking - which includes basic toiletry needs like soap, toothpaste, and shampoo.

Fierce Freedom Offices 2519 N Hillcrest Pkwy Suite 100, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Open Houses & Shopping

Sat. Nov. 10 11am-1pm

CEDE Pop-Up Shop

Designer Elizabeth de Cleyre specializes in made-to-measure, custom garments. Each piece is cut by hand and machine sewn with single needle tailoring. CEDE uses natural fibers, traditional techniques, and timeless silhouettes to construct minimal, wearable clothing.

Red's Mercantile 224 N Dewey St., Eau Claire

Age: All Ages

Education

Sat. Nov. 10 11am-2pm

Yarn Spinning Class

Beginners will learn to spin yarn and how the wheel works. Loose fibers from a local farm will be provided. As well as various fibers for sale. Bring your own wheel or learn on one provided for you. Space is limited. Pre-Registration is required.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $40

Age: Ages 18+

Kids

Sat. Nov. 10 11:30am-4pm

18th Annual Machines Behaving Badly Robot Combat Event

24 middle school kids each building a 3 pound combat robot. What could possibly go wrong? Come see parts fly within the confines of a safe arena. Technology education at its funnest and finest. The official motto of Machines Behaving Badly: "Oh my, that could have gone better"!

Chippewa Falls Middle School 750 Tropicana Blvd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Kids of any chronological age

Sat. Nov. 10 1-4pm

Tiny Beer and Cheese Fest

Sample local beers and cheeses in an intimate festival setting. Talk to the brewers of your favorite beers without having to brave the crowds or stand in line. Hosting Zymurgy Brewing, Brewery Nonic and FFATS Brewing. Ticket sales are extremely limited.

Modicum Brewing Company 3732 Spooner Ave Suite A, Altoona

Cost: $15

Age: 21+

Food & Drink

Sat. Nov. 10 6:30-7:30pm

Danville "Soup Supper" Enjoy a bowl of soup before a wonderful concert.

Come early for the Danville concert "The Times They Are A-Changin’" and enjoy an all you can eat soup supper with friends and family. We will have a variety of three different soups made special by Sweet Clarisse Catering and rolls/crackers along with coffee/tea/milk. There will be other beverages and snacks available for sale. Purchase 8+ meal and concert tickets ahead of time for reserved table.

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

Cost: Meal price only is $6 adults/seniors, $3 youth, $15 family (2 adults & 2 youth). If there is soup leftover when the show starts, we will be selling quarts of soup for $12.00 each.

Age: All Ages

Music

Sat. Nov. 10 7-9:30pm

Joyann Parker

Powerhouse music. Driving force voice. Joyann Parker, winner of the 2018 Blues Blast Sean Costello Rising Star Award, on our stage and ready to amaze you.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: $15 Reserved, $18 At the Door (only until Sold Out)

Age: 21+

Comedy

Sat. Nov. 10 7pm

Jake "The Snake" Roberts - Dirty Details Tour

WWE's Jake "The Snake" Roberts brings his Dirty Details Tour - Tales from the Pit to Everybuddy's Bar. This uncensored night of comedy and stories from the road will forever change how you look at the glory days of WWE.

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

Cost: $20 adv; $25 day of; $50 meet & greet

Age: 21+

Dance

Sat. Nov. 10 7pm

Belly Blast Belly Dance

Warm your heart and bellies throughout the night at the Spirit-Heart Belly Blast belly dance show. From swords to baskets to drumming to zaghareets, the night will be full of fantastic music and heartfelt dancing.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Music

Sat. Nov. 10 7:30pm

Danville: Songs for Peace, Unity, and Social Justice

Danville (Kathy, Tim and Joe Danielson) returns to the Heyde Center to play timeless folk songs are as relevant today as they were in the 1960s and 70s. The concert will feature music by award-winning songwriters such as: Peter, Paul and Mary; Bob Dylan; Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, as well as more contemporary songs.

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

Cost: Adults $12, Seniors $11, Youth $6, Family (4) $30

Music

Sat. Nov. 10 7:30-9:30pm

The Singing Statesmen Concert

Playful in their demeanor, serious in their art — the Singing Statesmen, under the direction of Elizabeth Joosten, never fail to entertain an audience. From running on stage to wearing white gloves, swaying along to the music with them is only a plus.

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

Cost: $7 for adults, $5 for seniors and youth, $2 for students

Age: All Ages

Music

Sat. Nov. 10 7:30pm

1964: The Tribute

"1964" focuses on the quintessential moment in history, when The Beatles actually played before a live audience. The Beatles toured the world in the early 1960's, but now only a precious few remain who actually saw them live. Who actually felt the "mania" that brought them to world acclaim.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: Tickets start at $39

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