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Flyway Film Festival

An annual celebration bringing together cinema enthusiasts, filmmakers and artists to discover the best in independent film in Pepin, Stockholm and Maiden Rock, and Red Wing, MN. Highlighting 45 feature-length and short films from Menomonie to the Ukraine, plus special filmmaker awards, a keynote address, education programs, and festivities.

Leisure

7:45am-5:30pm Fri. Oct. 24

Marshfield Quilt Show Bus Trip

Organized by the Augusta Quilt Addicts Quilt Club. Bus Leaves the Center at 7:45am and returns around 5:30pm. Seating is limited - Sign up soon.

Augusta Senior and Community Center

Cost: $15 (includes transportation on a Deluxe Motor Coach & Entry fee to show)

Education

8am-12:30pm Fri. Oct. 24

First Aid

Call to register and for location.

Menomonie Mayo Clinic Health System - Red Cedar

Cost: $30

Kids

9-10am Fri. Oct. 24

Baby Signing Time!

Class teaches beginning American Sign Language vocabulary to help decrease children’s frustration when communicating and to increase the bond between parent and child. Each class includes hands on activities, read/sign with a story, songs, and a take home craft.

Lily Pad Lab

Cost: $50, 20% sibling discount

Age: ages 1-3

Kids

9am-1pm Fri. Oct. 24

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

Music

9:30-10am Fri. Oct. 24

Music and Movement

Preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to shake their sillies out. Adult supervision required.

Menomonie Public Library

Cost: FREE

Age: Preschoolers

Education

9:30am-noon Fri. Oct. 24

Knitting Einstein Coat

You will feel like a genius when it's done. And, there are only two seams! A project for the beginner as well as new construction techniques for those with more experience. Choose between the Einstein Coat in sizes for an adult, child or…

L.E. Phillips Senior Center

Cost: $22.50, $15 members

Education

9:30-11:30am Fri. Oct. 24

Making “Fun” Images with Your Digital Photos

Using your own digital photos, you will learn some fun ways to enhance, add effects, animate, retouch and other basic editing features while being introduced to some helpful sites. Bring your own digital images or use the ones we have and an…

L.E. Phillips Senior Center

Cost: $22.50, $15 members

Kids

10:15-10:45am Fri. Oct. 24

Canto! Spanish with Music

Sing, move, play games, hear stories, make snacks or crafts and learn lots of Spanish with Anita Wahl in this fun, hands-on class.

Lily Pad Lab

Cost: Register for all 6 weeks for $40 or drop in each week for $8 (20% sibling discount)

Age: ages 1-5

Kids

10:15am Fri. Oct. 24

L.E. Phillips Memorial Library: Preschool Storytime

A 30-minute storytime for preschool age children who are able to sit through longer stories and participate in more advanced activities. Featuring stories, songs, and movement activities.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library

Music

10:30-11am Fri. Oct. 24

Record Rodeo

Kids ages 2-5 are invited to bring their parents to this unique class focusing alternately on singing, dancing, song games, fitness activities, and popular stories straight from vintage children's records that many parents grew up listening to on vinyl! Drop-ins are welcome.

Eau Claire Music School

Cost: $4

Age: ages 2-5

Leisure

11-11:50am Fri. Oct. 24

News Flash with Jo

Join us just before lunch on Fridays as Joanne looks up weird and funny events on the Internet … She has a real talent for finding some really odd & hilarious things. You might even accidentally learn a thing or two about surfing the net.

Augusta Senior and Community Center

Cost: FREE

Kids

1:30pm Fri. Oct. 24

That's Adorable: Story Time

Every Friday at 1:30pm, That's Adorable offers a free family-friendly story time for all ages. Each week offers a different theme read by the stores owner. At least once/month and in summer there is a guest reader. Kids can earn stamps to earn free books as well. Find our schedule on Facebook.

That's Adorable, Kids Consignment Boutique

Cost: FREE

Uncategorized

2-3:45pm Fri. Oct. 24

Memory Journaling Project

Are you 50+ (or close to it)? Do you have a collection of old photos you’ve been meaning to organize? How do you share your memories? Create an online Memory Journal with us. This group will meet one Friday a month. Registration begins in October.

Bloomer Public Library

Cost: FREE

Age: 50+

Recreation

3-8pm Fri. Oct. 24

Menomonie Area Gun Show

100 tables featuring modern and antique firearms, ammo, knives, optics military and hunting related items. For more information call John at 612-743-7925.

Stout Ale House

Cost: $5

Kids

4:30-6:30pm Fri. Oct. 24

Monster Bash

Join us as the Y is transformed into a Halloween jamboree, complete with spooky tunnel, carnival games, a costume contest, DJ music, and more. This year's event is sponsored by Kwik Trip and will feature fun new additions such as a bouncy house, healthy snacks, clowns, live animals, and more.

Eau Claire YMCA

Cost: FREE

Food & Drink

4:30-6:30pm Fri. Oct. 24

Harvest Food Swap and Storytelling Event

Do you have food bounty that you’d like to share? The CORE Menomonie will be hosting a local food swap with a Harvest & Halloweenesque storytelling performance by local storyteller Tracy Chipman from 7-8pm. Processed/canned, baked or…

Kids

5-9pm Fri. Oct. 24

RCU Spook Night Halloween

Bring the family into the Sports Center for a kid friendly Halloween “Spook Night” sponsored by RCU. There will be plenty of excitement for everyone with DJ entertainment, huge inflatables, face painting, games and prizes. Don’t forget your costume.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center

Cost: $5 admission, children 2 and under are FREE

Food & Drink

5-9pm Fri. Oct. 24

Friday Night Fish Fry

Join us for an amazing All you can eat Cod dinner, with all you can eat fries and slaw too, just $10.99. Two piece portion for seniors or children - (no refills) just $8.99. Full menu offered open-close every day. Happy hour goes until 6 pm, come early. Family Friendly environment!

The Pourhouse

Fitness

5:30pm Fri. Oct. 24

Abs on Fire

Thirty minutes of a hard "core" work out with Dragonfly's personal trainer Josh Bafford.

Cost: $8

Leisure

6-7:30pm Fri. Oct. 24

Tunes at the Tasting Lounge

Every Friday you can enjoy our locally produced wines and spirits while listening to an array of local musicians. Check out Infinity Beverages' Facebook page or website before swinging down for updates and musician details.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery

Age: 21+

Kids

6-9pm Fri. Oct. 24

The Twisted Trail of Terror

The Twisted Trail of Terror is back at Hipps Pub and all ages are welcome to come out and get scared. This is an interactive trail that weaves through the outdoors. There are crazed butchers, beasts, wicked scare crows, witches and much more. The Horrifying Scares change each and every night.

Hipps Pub

Cost: $5

Age: all ages

Music

6-8pm Fri. Oct. 24

NOTA Appreciation Concert

An evening of music and revelry, featuring Love Taxi, Hannah Hebl (Hemma), and Water Street Ramblers. Guest appearances by you, your friends, and us. Come join us at the V1 Gallery and help support our beloved undergraduate fine arts…

The Volume One Gallery

Cost: $5 to see the performers (no cost to enter the building or shop the local store)

Age: all ages

Causes

6-10pm Fri. Oct. 24

Haunted Barn

Come get scared for a good cause. Sponsored by Pleasant Hill Go Getters 4-H Club and Eau Claire County 4-H Older Youth Council. Portion of proceeds will benefit Feed My People Food Pantry.

Rockin' T-R Ranch

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

Kids

6-9pm Fri. Oct. 24

Monster Ball

You're invited to a Monster Ball at the Library! (Theme is Haunted Movie Theater) Come as your favorite horror movie character and join us for: making movie trailers, music, food and more. Registration is required by Friday Oct. 17th. Email srada@mycfpl.org to register.

Chippewa Falls Public Library

Age: ages 11-17

Music

6-7:30pm Fri. Oct. 24

Larry Past at The Infinity Tasting Lounge

Larry Past will be playing songs from The Al Julson and Larry Past CD, The LP3 EP and select covers. Rumor has it that Al will be joining him and possibly others from LP3.

Infinity Beverages Winery, Banbury Place, Building 13 (Galloway St)

Cost: FREE

Kids

6-10pm Fri. Oct. 24

Annual Haunted School House

Terrify yourself at the Haunted Schoolhouse, taking place October 24 & 25. The students and staff revisit the school every October, and haunt the visitors who dare to enter. Haunted Schoolhouse features a haunted school forest, cemetery, classrooms, butcher block, cafeteria and more.

Shell Lake Arts Center

Cost: $5

Fitness

6:15-6:45pm Fri. Oct. 24

Intro to Powerlifting and Olympic Movements

Free weights focusing on overall strength (slower pace than circuits, abs and hard core). Instructor: Josh. Held every Friday except on holidays.

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness

Cost: $8

Nightlife

7pm Fri. Oct. 24

UWEC Hilltop Center: Amp Quiz Trivia

First through third teams win substantial 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. Giant FREE cookie for "Best Team Name." Team…

Music (all ages)

7-10pm Fri. Oct. 24

Hound Dog and Pretty Kitty: Rawkabilly Ball

Calling all hound dogs and pretty kitties! Join us for our very first Rawkabilly Ball. Time to break out the red lipstick, saddle shoes, and white T-shirts to benefits the Dunn County Humane Society. Take a trip back in time with the art of Laura Lee and the music of the era.

The Raw Deal

Cost: $2 suggested donation

Music

7pm Fri. Oct. 24

Brian Bethke

Brian Bethke has been playing guitar and writing songs since he was 13 years old. He has released 7 albums of his home recorded demos, toured the United States, appeared on Wisconsin Public Radio's Spectrum West and Big River Radio Waves,…

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Music

7pm Fri. Oct. 24

Big Band Monster Bash

Featuring many jazz bands from area high schools and UWEC for a great Halloween-themed night of dancing.

Eau Claire Masonic Building

Cost: $7, $5 youth & student

Nightlife

7pm Fri. Oct. 24

Erik Brandt & The Urban Hillbilly Quartet

Erik Brandt has been the ringleader of the award-winning eclectic Twin Cities-based Urban Hillbilly Quartet since 1995. He’s played in venues all over the USA, Canada, & Austrailia. UHQ performs mainly original music in the Americana genre and have recorded 8 albums together.

Acoustic Cafe, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Full Slate

7-9pm Fri. Oct. 24

The 48 Hour Video Project: Heroes and Villains

The 48 Hour Video Project is an annual event where aspiring filmmakers from the student body and community are presented with the opportunity to show off their knowledge, skills, and passion for filmmaking – on a very tight deadline.

Student Organization and Leadership Center on the second floor of Davies at the UW-Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Movies

7pm Fri. Oct. 24

Wadjda

The first feature film ever shot in Saudi Arabia and directed by the first female filmmaker in Saudi Arabia, Wadjda is an astounding feat of cinema. Wadjda is a 10 year old girl who wants to buy herself a bike, something her society thinks is…

Woodland Theatre

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7-11pm Fri. Oct. 24

Spooky Hollow Haunted Barn

Spooky Hollow Haunted Barn is a family ran haunted house 5 miles east of Mondovi or 4 mile west of Eleva. There is a corn maze along with the haunted barn.

Cost: $7

Music (all ages)

7-11pm Fri. Oct. 24

Piano Fondue - Dueling Pianos

Piano Fondue is a wildly entertaining rock-n-roll dueling pianos show in which small pieces of songs are mixed together into hot medleys and crowds of people gather to partake in its sweet goodness.

The Plus

Cost: $25

Stage

7:30pm Fri. Oct. 24

On Golden Pond

This is the adventurous love story of Ethel and Norman Thayer, returning to their summer home on Golden Pond for the forty-eighth year. They are visited by their divorced, middle-aged daughter and her dentist fiancé who head off to Europe leaving behind his defiant teenage son who the couple take on as the grandson they never had.

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts

Cost: $15 Adult tickets and $12 Senior/Student

Stage

7:30pm Fri. Oct. 24

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

Stage

7:30pm Fri. Oct. 24

Arthur's Halloween

Arthur thinks everything about Halloween is scary – D.W.’s costume, even his morning snack! – but he’s most afraid of the big spooky house on the corner where no one wants to go trick-or-treating. Arthur’s fears are eventually…

The Oxford

Cost: Reserved seating tickets are $8 for youth/students and $12 for seniors/adults

Music

8-10pm Fri. Oct. 24

Emily Forst

Emily Forst’s debut album, Here We Go, is a timely collection of songs of hope, healing, and faith, combining elements of pop, soul and Americana. Emily has toured extensively across the US and Europe and critics have praised her soaring vocals and gifted songwriting.

The Cabin

Cost: FREE

Music

8:30pm-midnight Fri. Oct. 24

Two Way Street

Mickey Lynnes and Dave Engedal return to Sammy's with their duo. Stop in and enjoy a famous Sammy's pizza and some great music.

Sammy's Pizza

Cost: $2

Age: 21+

Nightlife

8:30pm Fri. Oct. 24

Comedian Todd Andrews

Todd Andrews comedian.

Cell Block Lounge

Cost: advance tickets: $15 or $20/couple; $20 at the door

Age: 21+

Music

9:30pm Fri. Oct. 24

The Big Deeks

Big Deeks play a variety of music from the 50s to now, including some country, and also offer a DJ service during breaks.

O'Leary's Pub

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

9:30pm-1:30am Fri. Oct. 24

The Contingency Band

Rye Dawg Productions along with Slideitin Records will be bringing The Contingency Band all weekend long to Ted's Timberlodge.

Ted's Timber Lodge

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

10pm Fri. Oct. 24

Nick Foytik Band

Electric and acoustic blues, folk, and rock n' roll.

The Mousetrap

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

50 total

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Ongoing Events For 10/24/2014

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