Events For 1/13/2017

Fri. Jan. 13

Encaustic Painting - The Fusion of Hot wax and Mixed Media

Kay Geraghty's Encaustic is an ancient medium that Greek artists used back as long ago as the 5th century BC for portraits and panels. It consists of natural bees wax and dammar resin (crystallized tree sap).

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

Fri. Jan. 13

Christy Skuban - Wall Sculptures

Christy Skuban is a local multi media artist who received her formal training in Chicago and New York City. She describes her jewelry as colorful and fun little wearable sculptures. She continued to develop her skills in felt making and mixed media wall hangings and sculpture.

Tangled Up in Hue 416 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Fri. Jan. 13

Chippewa Youth Hockey Tournament

With two full sheets of ice, full concession stand, heated viewing area and more. See contact info for additional details or to learn how to register a team. Different age brackets compete during different weekends. Check the online schedule for a complete list of who plays and when.

Chippewa Area Ice Arena 839 First Ave., Chippewa Falls

Fri. Jan. 13

"Approaching the Mystery" Cameron Anderson

Although he was trained as a painter, Cameron Anderson now considers himself more of a "maker". He works with wood, steel, amber shellac, and spray paint.

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

Cost: FREE

5:30-6:30am Fri. Jan. 13

Bootcamp with Jodi

Join Jodi for a great morning workout Monday through Friday every week. Check out the website for more information and register with us to stay updated.

Eau Claire Sport Warehouse 2983 11th St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 a class, first class is FREE!

Age: All Ages

8:30-10:30am Fri. Jan. 13

Open Freestyle Skate

Open figure skating time for all ages. All skaters must pay admission, coaches included.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $12 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

9-10:30am Fri. Jan. 13

Adult Open Stick & Puck

Open shooting time with nets and pucks for the adult hockey player. Must have own equipment, helmets with full cage required. Goalies skate free.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $6 or City Pass

Age: 18+

9-11:30am Fri. Jan. 13

Family Fun Zone

Children and parents enjoy open play on the large turf field filled with numerous toys, games, sports equipment, inflatables, and dress up clothes. Organized activities are also offered at different times each morning which children may participate in if they choose or continue with open play.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $4/child, adults are FREE

Age: Families of children age 0 to 6

9-10am Fri. Jan. 13

YogaRoom Flow - All Levels Yoga

Looking for a Yoga class that checks all the boxes? This is it! You will work every part of your body building strength, fluidity and balance while linking breath to continuous movement.

The Yoga Room - Eau Claire Yoga Studio 2839 Mall Dr #1, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 Drop or Unlimited Monthly Membership only $80

9am-4:30pm Fri. Jan. 13

Fabulous Florals and Fine Art

Inspired by the national arts phenomenon Art in Bloom, the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center presents Fabulous Florals & Fine Art featuring teams of visual and floral artists. Meet the Artists' Reception: Thursday, January 12, 5-7pm.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

9:15-10:15am Fri. Jan. 13

Lily Pad Lab: Tiny Scientists – Lil’ Sprouts Cooking

You and your little one can participate together in fun, age appropriate classes bursting with hands-on activities, healthy concept learning through games, and of course, empowering your little one to create their own special healthy snacks. Classes are theme-based and one hour in length.

Lily Pad Lab 1620 Ohm Ave (In the EC Music School), Eau Claire

Cost: $60 for 5 weeks, Drop in $15 (call ahead)

Age: Ages 2-6

9:30-10:30am Fri. Jan. 13

Universal Yoga

Universal Yoga is an authentic system of yoga. Goals of practice include increasing strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, will power, energy level, and finding stillness of the mind. Classes are appropriate for beginners to seasoned practitioners.

PRAJNA pilates | yoga | beyond 705 S. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15; or punch card

Age: 16+

10am-4pm Fri. Jan. 13

Wellness Days for Hmong Elders

Each 4-hours wellness days includes an exercise class, healthy lunch, health-related presentations, and unstructured social time. The goal is to enhance Hmong elders' quality of life by providing programming that reduces social isolation, increases physical and mental health literacy, and improve English proficiency.

Boys and Girls Club of the Greater Chippewa Valley, Mary Marquart Center 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

10am-3pm Fri. Jan. 13

Friends of the Chippewa Falls Public Library Book Sale

Books as well as audiovisual materials will be available for children as well as adults. A bag sale will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, January 14.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

10-11:15am Fri. Jan. 13

Yoga Class

Continuing level yoga class appropriate for people new to yoga and for people who have practiced for a long time. Beginning with a short meditation, the class moves into poses based on the interests of the class drawing from an intelligent approach to the body.

The Yoga Center of Eau Claire 2524 Golf Road Suite 2F, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 per class

Age: Ages 18+, Kids with a parent

10am-4pm Fri. Jan. 13

Works in Progress: Kayla Johnson & Alexandra MoeHagen

Alexandra MoeHagen works with ink, graphite, watercolor, acrylic, and spraypaint, often mixing together several to create the finished piece. Kayla Johnson is a self-taught photographer who finds amazing beauty in the world around her.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Fri. Jan. 13

More than Meets the Eye: Patricia Mayhew Hamm and Students

Patricia Mayhew Hamm, an experimental artist, has developed her own style through 40 years of study with the use of dramatic color, strong contrasts and sound composition. The exhibit will feature the artwork of several of her students.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:45am Fri. Jan. 13

L.E. Phillips Library: Preschool Storytime

Stories, songs and fun designed to ignite children's language and brain development.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: ages 3-6

10:30-11:15am Fri. Jan. 13

Lily Pad Lab: Preschool Spanish

Join us to learn Spanish through music, stories, crafts and games. Guest instructor Anita Wahl will share her talent for teaching Spanish through her fun, unique Spanish songs and chants. Each student will receive Ms. Anita’s original CD to continue learning at home.

Lily Pad Lab 1620 Ohm Ave (In the EC Music School), Eau Claire

Cost: $50 for 6 weeks, Drop in $12

Age: Ages 1-5

10:30am Fri. Jan. 13

Little Learners Storytime

Short concept rich books, singing, finger plays, puppets and nursery rhyme repetition are used to help foster healthy brain development, enhance early language skills and nurture a love of reading. Lasts 15-20minutes.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Age 0-3 and caregivers

10:30-11am Fri. Jan. 13

Bird Feeder Making!

Don’t forget about our feathered friends this winter. Join us for a bird feeder making extravaganza and craft your own way to feed the birds out of cardboard tubes, shortening, birdseed and ribbon. Take it home to hang outside and grab your binoculars.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11am-1pm Fri. Jan. 13

Lunch Break Skate

Free Skate Rentals.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

11am Fri. Jan. 13

Growing Readers

For preschool children ages 3-6, this 30 minute storytime features books, songs, movement, and interactive learning activities that build pre-reading skills in your child, followed by an open activity/play period.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-6

11am-12:15pm Fri. Jan. 13

Beginning German

The eight sessions will focus on everyday topics such as greetings, family and leisure activities. AARP reports that learning a new language "can increase brain size, reduce memory lapses and even delay Alzheimer's disease." Class is intended for new learners.

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

Cost: $16 members; $24 non-members

11am-noon Fri. Jan. 13

Feel Good Friday

Special Guest Speaker: Laurie Pettis: Lifestyle Coach, Personal Trainer at the Eau Claire YMCA. Learn simple, effect, and realistic ways to take better care of yourself. Bring along ideas/examples of little things that make you feel good.

Augusta Senior and Community Center 616 West Washington St., Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11:30am-noon Fri. Jan. 13

Parachute Playtime

Kids ages 1-5 and grown-ups, come play with our GIANT parachute every Friday! Move, groove, sing and dance as we play games, get our hearts pumping and have a blast!

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: Ages 1-5

noon-2pm Fri. Jan. 13

An Afternoon with Spirit

An afternoon of love, laughter and tears as Julie tunes into loved ones in spirit sharing messages to help you continue your connection from beyond. She will also be sharing a channeled meditation from Archangel Metatron and will answer psychic questions about love, relationships and career.

Heaven Sent Healing 3548 Cypress St., Eau Claire

Cost: $35; or 2 people for $60

Age: 18+

12:30-1pm Fri. Jan. 13

Express Yoga

Having a hard time fitting a yoga practice into your schedule? This class is all about getting right to it.

Pure Fitness 4 You 1423 South Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

1-6pm Fri. Jan. 13

Community Acupuncture Clinic

Community Acupuncture Clinic open every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Call ahead to reserve your place.

Classic Acupuncture 2711 Pleasant St. Suite 1H, Eau Claire

Cost: $30-$35 sliding scale fee

Age: 18+

3-4:30pm Fri. Jan. 13

Modern Dance Class

This is a modern dance class based on the techniques of Martha Graham and Michael Doran. all adults are invited to join us for this restorative , strength building and inspiring class.

Dancers Studio 800 Wisconsin St., Building 13, Room 122, Eau Claire

Cost: $40 per month

Age: Adults all ages

3:30-4pm Fri. Jan. 13

Bird Feeder Making!

Don’t forget about our feathered friends this winter. Join us for a bird feeder making extravaganza and craft your own way to feed the birds out of cardboard tubes, shortening, birdseed and ribbon. Take it home to hang outside and grab your binoculars.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

4:30-6pm Fri. Jan. 13

Teen Savvy

This new program is aimed at helping teens get ready for life in the “real world.” Over the course of this program, we will cover topics such as resumes and interview skills, cooking and other basic household skills, finances and more.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $24 Members; $36 Community

Age: Ages 12-18

5-9pm Fri. Jan. 13

Friday Family Night

Something for everyone, brought to you by Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire. Includes a youth area with dress up clothes, riding toys, building blocks, basketball, volleyball, soccer, football, large inflatables, movie and coloring, free popcorn, and more.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Family of two: $8, three: $12, four: $16, five or more: $20

5:30-6:30pm Fri. Jan. 13

Action Now! - Jedi Knights

Are you looking for an action-packed way to spend your Friday? Then enlist in an exhilaratingly fun program that will help you train like a champion! Join the elite rank of Jedi or superhero and take part in lightsaber training, obstacle courses, mental strengthening, and more!

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $24 Members; $36 Community

Age: Ages 7-11

6-7:30pm Fri. Jan. 13

Candlelight Snowshoe Hike

Candles and moonlight will illuminate the way as you explore the trails on snowshoes. A warm campfire awaits you as you finish the trail. If needed, snowshoes will be available to rent.

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Cty Rd. K, Fall Creek

Cost: $3 Friends; $5 Nonmembers; Snowshoe rental: $3 per set

6:30-8:30pm Fri. Jan. 13

Art Reception: Encaustic Painting - The Fusion of Hot wax and Mixed Media

Kay Geraghty's Encaustic is an ancient medium that Greek artists used back as long ago as the 5th century BC for portraits and panels. It consists of natural bees wax and dammar resin (crystallized tree sap).

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

6:30pm Fri. Jan. 13

Flick & Float - "Happy Feet"

YMCA supply the flick, you bring the float! Hang out in the small pool and watchd fantastic family movies. Community members are welcome after 6pm (photo ID required).

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6:30pm Fri. Jan. 13

ECCT Presents: Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

ECCT hosts its annual murder mystery dinner theatre. The cost includes dinner, dessert, and entertainment. This year’s show is “It’s a Murder, Don’cha Know.” There will be a cash bar. No walk-in seating available. Registration due on the Tuesday before the desired weekend.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $28 per person

7-10pm Fri. Jan. 13

Live Music: Dan Zerr

Dan is a member of Eggplant Heroes, and will be doing a solo show featuring songs from favorite artists like John Hiatt, David Bowie, Supertramp, Bill Withers, and many more along with original tunes from the Eggplant Heroes as well as his own compositions, including some from his solo CD, "Guacamole, Macaroni and Cheese".

Bye the Willow 501 N. High St, Chippewa Falls

7-10pm Fri. Jan. 13

Live Music: Two Frets Up

Neither John Utphall & Larry Radle are new to music, both accomplished musicians, John with his fiddle & keyboard and Larry with vocals & guitar. John adds his jazz blues feel and sound to the violin and keys, and Larry his country soft rock, together making a unique full sound for a Duo.

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7-10pm Fri. Jan. 13

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 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Age: 21+

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Jan. 13

Guys on Ice

Marvin and Lloyd are fishing buddies and homegrown philosophers from northern Wisconsin who share their unique and humorous insights on the secret world of ice fisherman. This is a musical treat about two guys sharing their hopes, dreams, Leinies, and ice fishing tips.  Dinner and a Show option also available.

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

Cost: Show/Dinner & Show: $14/30 Adults, $13/29 Seniors, $7/19 Youth

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Jan. 13

An Evening with Jerry Kramer

Jerry Kramer is a former professional football player, author and sports commentator, best remembered for his 11-year NFL career with the Green Bay Packers as an offensive lineman. Includes a tailgate party and a chance to listen to Jerry Kramer talk about his career and time during the Packers' glory days.

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

Cost: $50

Age: All Ages

7:30-9pm Fri. Jan. 13

Candlelight Snowshoe Hike

Candles and moonlight will illuminate the way as you explore the trails on snowshoes. A warm campfire awaits you as you finish the trail. If needed, snowshoes will be available to rent.

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Cty Rd. K, Fall Creek

Cost: $3 Friends; $5 Nonmembers; Snowshoe rental: $3 per set

7:30pm Fri. Jan. 13

CVTG Presents: Doubt

Set in 1964, the principal of a Catholic school casts suspicion (without proof) on a priest in this gripping story about making assumptions, gossip, and moral certainty. Winter of the Pulitzer Prize and Best Play Tony Award

The Grand Theatre 102 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Adults/Seniors $22; Youth/Students/Active Military $10

7:30-10pm Fri. Jan. 13

Stayin' Alive: One Night of the BeeGees

Stayin' Alive offers to their audiences the songs and sights of a full Bee Gees play list. It's the largest and most definitive production of its kind, offering big screen video clips, photos and dazzling imagery. Stayin' Alive has played intimate settings as a six piece band and huge venues with a 62 piece orchestra.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $25-35

7:30-10pm Fri. Jan. 13

Peter Phippen, Victoria Shoemaker and Tiit Raid

Peter, Victoria and Tiit bring the soothing sounds of flutes and measured percussion to the wonderful acoustics of Caffe TEMPO. Be inspired, be entertained or become relaxed.

Caffe Tempo 315 E Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4

Age: 12 and under FREE

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Jan. 13

Eau Claire International Folk Dancers

A weekly recreational international dance group where you dance the dances of many lands. Come and join us whenever you like. No partners necessary. Wear comfortable clothes and soft-soled, non-marking clean shoes. First Fridays of the month are specialized for beginners.

Cost: Usually $2/night; more if live music

8-10pm Fri. Jan. 13

Live Music: Tommy Bentz Band

The Sue Orfield Show welcomes the Tommy Bentz Band to the stage at The Stone's Throw in downtown Eau Claire. Come be a part of the live audience for this television event produced by Chippewa Valley Community Television.

The Stone's Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 Suggested Donation

8pm Fri. Jan. 13

Sue Orfield Show Live

The Sue Orfield Show is back, for a 3rd season with 4 great bands performing for a live audience, and the cameras, at The Stone’s Throw in downtown Eau Claire, WI. Special Guest: Tommy Bentz.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

9pm Fri. Jan. 13

Music/Karaoke at Hallie Bar & Grill

Drink, sing, and be merry. Music, music videos, and karaoke go until close. Happy Hour prices start at midnight. Fun, relaxed atmosphere.

Hallie Bar & Grill 1713 Hwy OO, Chippewa Falls

9pm Fri. Jan. 13

Live Music: Charles Walker Band

This Milwaukee based band has refined their sound into Neo-Funk, a fusion of funk infused rhythms with pop melodies. The core of the Charles Walker Band is a four piece band. Besides Charles & Porsche, Reggie Wilkerson holds the beat on bass, while Marcus Duckworth nails down the drums.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

9-11pm Fri. Jan. 13

Gallery Fridays: Them Coulee Boys

Them Coulee Boys play a brand of folk rock that incorporates elements of punk, bluegrass, and jam with a sound that can be both tender and aggressive. Just like Wisconsin’s beer and cheese, their dirty country sound and lyrical folk wisdom leave a lasting and authentic aftertaste.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $8

9pm Fri. Jan. 13

DJ Set: Kyle Flater

Get to The Lakely tonight for a night of record spinning and vinyl presented by Kyle Flater.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9pm Fri. Jan. 13

Live Music: Throwbacks

Live music from The Throwbacks.

My Place 408 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm-1am Fri. Jan. 13

Live Music: Hey Joe

Hey Joe plays choice cuts from great bands.

Tailgates Sports Bar & Grill 1505 N. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9:30pm-1:30am Fri. Jan. 13

The Big Deeks

Big Deeks play a variety of music from the 50s to now, including some country.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

10pm Fri. Jan. 13

Mark Joseph & The American Soul Album Release Party

A soldier in the name of soul, Mark Joseph has worked with countless musicians, producers, and collaborators and has played over 1,000 shows in the last ten years. Focusing on an improv/freestyle approach to his shows, never fails to entertain. Release party for his new "American Soul" album Doors at 8pm.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

The Volume One Calendar is sponsored by Mayo Clinic Health System of Eau Claire

Ongoing Events For 1/13/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc