Food & Drink

7:30am-1pm Wed. Oct. 22

Downtown Eau Claire Farmers Market

Seasonal, locally grown vegetables and fruits, plus baked goods, dairy products, meat, honey, maple syrup, flowers, art, coffee, and more. An Art Market featuring local artists appears most Saturdays throughout the season.

Education

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

Heartsaver CPR

Call to register and for meeting location.

Menomonie Mayo Clinic Health System - Red Cedar

Cost: $30

Kids

9-10am Wed. Oct. 22

ABC's for 2s and 3s

See contact info for details.

Lily Pad Lab

Cost: $40, 20% sibling discount

Age: ages 2-3

Education

9-9:30am Wed. Oct. 22

Mommy and Infant Class

Postnatal stability series for recovering mommies, infant songs and “yoga” to nurture development, bonding time.

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness

Cost: $10 per class for mom and baby drop-in, or $50 for all 6 by first class

Age: Pre-walkers

Fitness

9-10am Wed. Oct. 22

Yoga - Stretch & Restore

Drop in class to stretch & restore your mind and muscles. Instructor: Rachel.

Excite! Wellness Studio

Cost: $10

Education

9-10am Wed. Oct. 22

Altoona Referendum Information Meeting

Come learn about the November 4 referendum to build a new energy-efficient elementary school on County Road KB, just 2-miles from our current schools - as well as safety and health-related building and site improvements and deferred maintenance at our current schools.

Town of Washington Municipal Building

Cost: FREE

Kids

9:30am Wed. Oct. 22

Fall Creek Public Library: Wednesday Storytimes

Make friends, learn about exciting authors, and check out books to take home with your family. All our youth programs are free. A craft or activity follows the storytime. Parents must be present.

Fall Creek Public Library

Cost: FREE

Age: ages 0-5 and families

Education

9:30am Wed. Oct. 22

The Good News Power Hour Show!

Join us for the Good News Power Hour Show. Kids and caregivers are invited to join. Get your backstage pass and come listen to the Bible story of the day, interviews with famous Bible characters, learn about weather, and get a sports update. There will also be crafts, snacks and play time.

St. Mark Lutheran Church and School

Cost: FREE

Age: ages 0-5

Education

9:30-11:30am Wed. Oct. 22

Pinterest

Pinterest is a ‘virtual’ pin board that allows you to organize and share any of your likes, hobbies & interests. You can follow other people’s boards as well.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center

Age: $15 members, $22.50 nonmembers

Fitness

10-11am Wed. Oct. 22

Body/Mind/Spirit Class for Anxiety

Learn tools to support, ground and channel your anxiety and find mutual support. Build strength and flexibility through yoga. Come find ways to care for your body, mind and spirit, and manage and lighten your stress. Have some fun! Intense…

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness

Cost: $120 for full series by end of first class, drop-ins taken for $15/class

Age: Adults

Kids

10:15am Wed. Oct. 22

Chippewa Falls Public Library: Toddler Time

This 15-20 minute program is for children ages 35 months and under and their parents. Singing, finger plays, puppets and nursery rhyme repetition are used to help foster healthy brain development and to potentially enhance early language skills. Occasionally other activities such as scarves & parachute are used as well.

Chippewa Falls Public Library

Age: Ages 0-35 months

Kids

10:15am Wed. Oct. 22

L.E. Phillips Memorial Library: Bouncing Babies

For pre-walkers, starting at birth. This special lapsit program consists of 20 minutes of lap rhymes, songs, a story read in unison, parachute games, and of course - bubbles. Follow this up with a social time for parents and “tummy time”…

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library

Fitness

10:30am Wed. Oct. 22

Yoga at The Center With Amelia Daniels RYT

Offering Tuesday 5:30am beginners yoga and also a Wednesday 10:30am Intermediate yoga. Contact Amelia for more information mealsdaniels@aol.com.

The Center Eau Claire

Cost: $10 drop in fee or an 8 punch card for $64

Education

10:30am-noon Wed. Oct. 22

Key Financial Life Decisions

Learn how to protect your financial assets in retirement, estate planning with wills and trusts, important tax concepts in retirement and benefits to plan your funeral early.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center

Cost: FREE

Kids

11-11:30am Wed. Oct. 22

Chippewa Falls Public Library: Story Kids

Children ages 3-6 (or those who have not yet started Kindergarten) are invited. This 30-minute program features slightly longer stories and activities for children who are ready to attend story time on their own. Some children may require your assistance during the story time. Please be sure that your child knows where he/she can find you.

Chippewa Falls Public Library

Age: Ages 3-6

Kids

11-11:30am Wed. Oct. 22

Chippewa Falls Public Library: Book Kids

Children ages 3-6 (or those who have not yet started Kindergarten) are invited. This 30-minute program features slightly longer stories and activities for children who are ready to attend story time on their own. Some children may require…

Chippewa Falls Public Library

Cost: ages 3-6

Causes

11am-2pm Wed. Oct. 22

First Amendment Free Food Fest

UW-Eau Claire's student chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists will host the First Amendment Free Food Festival. The three-hour event aims to help the campus community become aware of their First Amendment rights by offering…

Kids

noon-3pm Wed. Oct. 22

Drop in and Play

Need a change of scenery? The Family Resource Center has a wonderful play area which is open for parents and children to enjoy together.

Family Resource Center for Eau Claire County

Cost: FREE

Fitness

12:15-1pm Wed. Oct. 22

Tai Chi

This 12-session class is an introduction to the study of the yang-style, 24-movement form of tai chi. Participants will develop a practice and understanding of tai chi principles and learn to make them applicable to daily life.

Menomonie Mayo Clinic Health System - Red Cedar

Cost: $25

Fitness

1-2pm Wed. Oct. 22

Zumba Gold

Zumba is not a dance class nor an aerobics class, but a combination of both. You will not only exercise, but learn the basic steps and origins of many dances, listening and dancing to their music. Please wear comfortable workout clothes and…

L.E. Phillips Senior Center

Cost: $30, $20 members

Education

1-5pm Wed. Oct. 22

An Educational Event on Abuse, Addiction, and Intervention

Featured presenter Carol Falkowski has been an active voice in the fight against drug abuse for more than thirty years. A panel of local representatives will discuss how our community is addressing the issues of opioid and heroin abuse. Takes…

Sacred Heart Hospital

Kids

1:30-2pm Wed. Oct. 22

Altoona Public Library: PM Preschool Story Time

Join us for 30 minutes of great stories, songs, and fingerplays. This session is geared toward children ages 3-5 who can sit independently. Official registration is Sep. 2-13. Please call the library if registering after Sep. 13.

Altoona Public Library

Cost: FREE

Age: ages 3-5

Food & Drink

4-8pm Wed. Oct. 22

Cocoa Cabal (Chocolate Martini Night)

Every Wednesday iB Artisan Winery & Distillery will feature an array of chocolate martinis and cocktails whipped up using Legacy Chocolate's delicious chocolate sipping sauce. Numerous flavors will be rotated. You'll even be able to request your own flavor concoctions (at your own risk, of course!).

Infinity Beverages Artisan Winery & Distillery

Age: 21+

Kids

4:15-6pm Wed. Oct. 22

Dance Mix

Gain strength and flexibility while learning new dance moves and having fun. Participants will explore various dance styles and techniques through this introductory course. No experience or dance equipment required. Ages 3-4: 4:15-5pm; ages 5-6: 5:15-6pm.

Eau Claire YMCA

Cost: $48 Y Member | $72 Non-Member

Age: ages 3-6

Kids

4:30-6pm Wed. Oct. 22

Discover! STEM Institute

This new program is designed to teach key STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) topics in a fun, hands-on way. We will work to creatively solve problems through originality, experimentation, and discovering that making mistakes is not only OK, but fun.

Eau Claire YMCA

Cost: $45 Y Member | $60 Non-Member

Food & Drink

5-7pm Wed. Oct. 22

Evening Meal

This is a congregate meal for adults 60 and older. Reservations are required. Please visit online or call to see the menu/make reservations.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center

Cost: $5 donation per person per plate

Age: ages 60+

Education

5:15-6:20pm Wed. Oct. 22

Belly Dance American Tribal Style(R) Beginner Classes

Sessions repeat every eight weeks; you can start any time. Plan for clothing you can move comfortably in and your bare feet. Each woman starts this dance journey at a different place in her life. We value her interest, nurture the learning process, and feed the spark that connects us to the dance. Contact Dana to coordinate class schedules, 715-577-2830 or lasaanahatatribal@gmail.com.

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness

Cost: Consider yourself our friend! Mention you saw this posting on VolumeOne and receive our special FRIEND DISCOUNT; price reduced by 1-class ($9 value) immediately upon full payment for the 8-week session. You pay $63 instead of $72 for the full session!

Age: ages 18+

Fitness

5:30pm Wed. Oct. 22

The Grind Fitness Factory Boot Camp

High intensity cardiovascular workout consisting of timed drills and plyos at individual stations, taught by a skilled motivational instructor. Only 35 minutes-but works every muscle. Beginners and athletes encouraged to attend.

Cost: First class is always FREE; punch cards and memberships can be purchased for a fee after

Kids

5:30-6:15pm Wed. Oct. 22

Busy Bodies

Busy Bodies is a six week class for all kids ages 2-6 and their adult to come have fun and move, move, move. Classes will consist of stretching, action songs, moving with props, dancing, basic tumbling, group movements and obstacle courses.…

Lily Pad Lab

Cost: $40, 20% sibling discount

Age: ages 2-6

Food & Drink

5:30-8:30pm Wed. Oct. 22

Fall Music Series

Join us for dinner or simply enjoy a cocktail with the best in local talent. September performers include Jeff White, Sue Orfield & Randy Sinz as Two Waters and Paul Bonstrom. Please check our website for specific performers dates. Wednesday dinner special is Steak and Shrimp.

Fanny Hill

Cost: FREE

Fitness

5:30-6:30pm Wed. Oct. 22

Beginner Yoga

All levels welcome for this great class. Modifications given whether you are a beginner or experienced Yogi. Instructor: Misty.

Excite! Wellness Studio

Cost: $10

Food & Drink

5:30-7pm Wed. Oct. 22

My Night to Cook Class

For the first hour, participants will learn quick and easy meals and snacks they can prepare for the entire family. At 6:30pm, parents can join their child for the remainder of the class to sample what was made. Each session will feature a…

Forage-Banbury Place Bld. 13-Suite 214

Cost: FREE

Nightlife

6pm Wed. Oct. 22

Back 40 Dining & Cocktails: Amp Quiz Trivia

A fun night of trivia. This isn't your "look at the TV screen" trivia. This is DJ-read trivia. Submit your answer before the song is done. Two rounds with half time and final questions for extra points. Free pitcher of beer for the best team…

Full Slate

6-8:30pm Wed. Oct. 22

Wine and Whimsy

Eau Claire's paint and wine experience! Wine and Whimsy is a 2.5-hour workshop with friends in front of a canvas with a glass of wine. An instructor will guide you through the painting of your very own masterpiece. If you have always wanted to learn to paint, but don't know where to begin, this is the experience for you.

State Theatre

Cost: $35 (includes a glass of wine and light munchies)

Fitness

6-7pm Wed. Oct. 22

RAW Fitness HIIT/Foam Roller Class

30 min. HIIT class (adapted for all levels) followed by a 30 min. foam roller class! You can come to both or just one! Learn how to use a foam roller to prep your muscles for a workout, treat day-to-day stiffness and loosen up after a workout. RAW Fitness offers the only foam roller class in town!

No classes Oct. 20-24 and Nov. 26-28.

The Center

Cost: $10

Age: ages 8+

Kids

6:30-9pm Wed. Oct. 22

Eau Claire Parks and Recreation - Open Swim

One lane is always open for lap swim. Lifeguards are always on Duty. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a responsible supervise over the age of 13. Children under 2 are free. The Eau Claire City Pass is welcome and requires 1 punch per person.

Delong Middle School

Fitness

6:30-9pm Wed. Oct. 22

Eau Claire Parks and Recreation - Open Swim

Lifeguards are always on Duty. One lane is always open for lap swim. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a responsible supervise over the age of 13. Children under 2 are free. The Eau Claire City Pass is welcome and requires 1 punch per person.

Delong Middle School

Cost: $3, FREE kids under 2

Fitness

6:30-7:30pm Wed. Oct. 22

Eau Claire Parks and Recreation - Deep Water Fitness

A totally non-impact workout using flotation belts that free the arms and legs for a challenging workout. Participants must be confident in water over their head. Drop-Ins are welcome on a space available basis. Drop-In users must use the Eau Claire City pass. Each visit uses 2 punches.

North High School

Cost: Program Fee: $54.00 / City Resident Discounted Fee: $44.00

Nightlife

7pm Wed. Oct. 22

Ray's Place: Amp Quiz Trivia

A fun night of trivia. This isn't your "look at the TV screen" trivia. This is DJ-read trivia. Submit your answer before the song is done. Two rounds with half time and final questions for extra points. Free pitcher of beer for the best team…

Ray's Place

Age: 21+

Nightlife

7pm Wed. Oct. 22

Every Buddy's Bar: Amp Quiz Team Trivia

First through third teams win substantial bar cash. Get a FREE answer for each night's game and sign up FREE for the state league for at www.ampquiztrivia.com. Get there early to stake out your spot. Some locations offer a FREE pitcher at half time for "Best Team Name."

Every Buddy's Bar

Cost: FREE

Nightlife

7pm Wed. Oct. 22

Sherri Jo's Wayside: Amp Quiz Trivia

First through third teams win substantial bar cash. Get a FREE answer for each night's game and sign up FREE for the state league for at www.ampquiztrivia.com. Get there early to stake out your spot. Some locations offer a FREE pitcher at…

Words

7pm Wed. Oct. 22

Chippewa Valley Book Festival: Karen Loeb Fiction Workshop

A 75-minute fiction workshop. While Karen Loeb might make a few comments about writing, the emphasis will be on creating stories from words and images. Come ready to participate aloud and to write in a notebook.

The Volume One Gallery

Cost: $10 (register online before Oct. 17)

Education

7-8:30pm Wed. Oct. 22

The Power of Myth - Joseph Campbell Videos & Discussion

The Power of Myth is based on the interviews between Joseph Campbell and Bill Moyers that were the basis for the acclaimed television series. It deals with the universality and evolution of myths in the history of the human race and the place of myths in modern society. We will present the videos.

Hay River KTC Meditation Center

Cost: FREE

Music

7-9pm Wed. Oct. 22

Jazz Session

Join us for a night of jazz and improvised music with host, Josh Gallagher. The Wednesday night jazz sessions bring new guests each week, drawing from the large talent pool of the Chippewa Valley. Jazzers are welcome to bring their horn and sit in on a tune or two.

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Nightlife

7pm Wed. Oct. 22

Northwoods Brew Pub: Amp Quiz Trivia

First through third teams win substantial bar cash. Get a FREE answer for each night's game and sign up FREE for the state league for at www.ampquiztrivia.com. Get there early to stake out your spot. Some locations offer a FREE pitcher at…

Northwoods Brewpub

Stage

7:30pm Wed. Oct. 22

Love of the Nightingale

Written by Timberlake Wertenbaker and directed Jennifer Chapman, this production is an adaptation of the Ancient Greek legend of the rape of Philomela by her brother-in-law Tereus, and the gruesome revenge undertaken by Philomela and her…

Riverside Theatre

Cost: Contact the Service Center for tickets at 715-836-3727

Wellness

7:30-8:30pm Wed. Oct. 22

Yoga Basics

This class is great for beginners and covers the basics of yoga, breathwork and movement with attention to alignment and safety.

The Center EC

Cost: $8/ class with punch card, $10 drop ins

Music

8-11pm Wed. Oct. 22

The Bent Corsicles

Bentley Harder, Megan Corse & Phil Circle knock out a series of acoustic originals and covers featuring Megan's diverse vocal talents. Look forward to b-sides and solid blues riffs. CDs and Phil's book will be available.

The Plus

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

60 total

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Daily or Weekly Events (galleries, classes, etc)

Kurt Buetow: Looking Upstream

Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday until Nov. 1, 10am-5pm; Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday until Nov. 1, 10am-5pm;

Furlong Gallery

Cost: FREE

Barbara Shafer, Movement

Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 9am-4:30pm;

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center

Cost: FREE