Events For 10/01/2016

Sat. Oct. 1

Harvest Moon Fall Tour

A self-guided tour, exploring the countryside and communities in Clark County. Follow the signs and explore any time. Pumpkin farms, corn mazes, greenhouses, specialty shops, cheese & meat shops, art studios, and honey & maple syrup shops.

Clark County

Sat. Oct. 1

First Annual Chippewa Falls Antique Show

Featuring members of the Northern Wisconsin Antique Dealers Association and guests. Selling quality antiques and collectibles.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Sat. Oct. 1

6th Annual Deer Fly Chase

"Everyone's favorite race" the Deer Fly Chase, is back again it's 5th year. Great trails, challenging course, and beautiful country, in a friendly atmosphere. Located in the Chippewa county forest, approximately 30 miles NE of Eau Claire. 100% of proceeds go to Chippewa Off-Road Bike Association (CORBA) and Friends of Hickory Ridge to support the trails. This is a remote location, so please plan accordingly.

Registration, start and finish area is located south of Hwy M, at the Dog Island Cabin, on Plummer Lake Rd, New Auburn, WI. This is a dead end road, proceed towards the end of the road

Cost: $30 adults, $10 youth; Pre-registration $25

Age: All ages

Sat. Oct. 1

Swan Lake Ballet Studio - Fall Kids Classes

Spring 9-week ballet lesson series. Learn diversity through dance, study classical ballet vocabulary, build up strong body, and experience creativity in dance. Students learn classical ballet choreography and perform at various venues such as Mabel Tainter, Summer Festival, Fall International Festival, and the UWEC Davies Center. Go online for age bracket and class information.

Swan Lake Ballet Studio Banbury Place Bldg 13 Ste 122, Eau Claire

Cost: $5-8/class, $20-36 per 5 classes, $30-55 for 9 classes

Age: Ages 3-13

Sat. Oct. 1

Swan Lake Ballet Studio - Fall Body Ballet Classes

Spring 9-week ballet lesson series. Learn diversity through dance, study classical ballet vocabulary, build up strong body, and experience creativity in dance. Students learn classical ballet choreography and perform at various venues such as Mabel Tainter, Summer Festival, Fall International Festival, and the UWEC Davies Center. Go online for age bracket and class information.

Swan Lake Ballet Studio Banbury Place Bldg 13 Ste 122, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 per class, $30 for 5 classes, $46 for 9 classes

Age: Adults

Sat. Oct. 1

"In Place" Art Show by Rebecca Crowell

Rebecca's abstract paintings come from memories of particular places she has visited, and are her efforts to distill their unique character and emotional impact. She especially love places that are remote, rugged, rocky and wild, and has recently spent time in such locations in Ireland, Sweden, and New Mexico. She uses oil paint, cold wax medium, and various powders and drawing tools to create complex surfaces that resonate with her memories and responses to these experiences.

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

7:30am-1pm Sat. Oct. 1

Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market

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

Phoenix Park Pavilions Riverfront Terr., Eau Claire

Age: All ages

8am-1pm Sat. Oct. 1

Art Market of Menomonie

Open art market to showcase local artists, artisans, and crafters.

Wilson Park Wilson Ave and 8th St, Menomonie

Cost: FREE to attend

Age: All Ages

8am-2pm Sat. Oct. 1

Eau Claire Farmers Market - Gordy's on Hamilton

Fresh and organic vegetables, flowers, herbs, and ornamental plants. Locally grown produce in season. Plenty of close parking and we will be happy to carry your purchases to the car if required.

Gordy's Market - Hamilton Ave 3310 E Hamilton Ave., Eau Claire

8am-noon Sat. Oct. 1

Saturday Birth Basics Class

This one-session class is designed for women (and their support person) in their seventh and eighth months of pregnancy. It is a basic labor and delivery class with a goal of preparing the woman and her partner for birth. If you are looking for a more detailed childbirth education class, the Prepared Birthing class is recommended.

Mayo Clinic Health Systems 1221 Whipple St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20; please register two weeks prior

8am-6pm Sat. Oct. 1

Scarecrow Makin' Days & Contest

Bring in some old, funky clothes, hats and other fashion accessories to create a prized scarecrow. Post pictures of your scarecrow on our Facebook page for all to enjoy and be inspired. Limited supply of clothing will be available for sale if needed.

Down To Earth 6025 Arndt Lane, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 per scarecrow, includes straw and burlap head. Bring your own clothing or choose from a limited number of pieces available for purchase.

Age: All Ages

8:15-9:15am Sat. Oct. 1

Zumba® with PS - Get Fit

Zumba with a great group where all fitness levels are welcome and no dance experience required. First class is always free, $5 drop-in and punch cards are available.

Excite! Wellness 107 North Bridge Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: First class free, $5 drop-ins

Age: All Ages

8:30am-1pm Sat. Oct. 1

Menomonie Farmer’s Market

Since 2000, this market has seen a remarkable growth in participation and sales. Farmer participation has increased from an average of 3-4 vendors in past seasons to 20 vendors at the peak of the summer harvest. A typical market day this past season had 15-20 farmers selling everything from vegetables to fruit, eggs, meats and handmade crafts.

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

Age: all ages

9am-4pm Sat. Oct. 1

If The Shoe Fits Kids Dance Classes

Various dance classes from mommy and me to jazz and modern. Main focus is starting at the beginning, so no experience is required.

If The Shoe Fits Dance Studio 102 W Grand Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $35-$45 per month

Age: Ages 3-13

9am-noon Sat. Oct. 1

Southview Bear Crawl 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk

Two course distances are offered. All proceeds will go toward the purchase of an inclusive playground so children of all ages, cognitive levels and abilities can play equally and break down barriers during playtime. Race Starts at 9am, with packet pick up at 7:30am.

Southview Elementary School 615 A Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $20/person; $35/2 people; $50/3 people

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Sat. Oct. 1

20th Annual Thorp Pumpkin Festival

This fall festival includes 130+ arts/crafts & food booths, horse drawn wagon rides, pony rides, an iron man obstacle challenge, and Civil War and French & Indian War reenactments. Contests include pumpkin recipes, pumpkin painting and carving, pumpkin pie eating, seed spitting, the great pumpkin weigh-in, biggest sunflower head, and biggest ear of corn contests.

Washington St., Thorp

9am-5pm Sat. Oct. 1

Great Flapping Flamingos Art, Craft and Bake Sale

Fantastic art, fabulous crafts and fudge for sale. All proceeds go to those in need in the area. Sponsored by "Fruits of Compassion". Let the flamingos along hwy 12 lead you to the Farm.

Located between Fall Creek and Augusta off of HWY 12 S 9125 S Rodell Rd, Augusta

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Sat. Oct. 1

Horses for Chickens

You will have the opportunity to learn how horses think and why they act the way they do and will leave feeling confident to be with a horse.

Equine Inspired Wellness 21837 108th Ave, Cadott

Cost: $225 per person

Age: 11+

9-11am Sat. Oct. 1

Parade of Colors Fall Hike on the Ice Age Trail

From panoramic views of lakes and fall colors to an intimate walk past 21 glacial lakes reflecting the colorful wooded hillsides, the Parade of Colors offers hikes of 2, 4, or 6 miles tailored to participant’s level of interest. Arrive anytime between 9 AM and 11 AM. Shuttles and refreshments provided.

Obey Interpretive Center at Chippewa Moraine State Recreation Area 13394 County Highway M, New Auburn

Cost: FREE; Donations accepted for trail maintenance

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Sat. Oct. 1

Chippewa Falls Antique Show & Sale

Featuring members of the Northern Wisconsin Antique Dealers Association and guests. Selling quality antiques and collectibles. Call for more information.

Northern WI State Fair Grounds 225 Edward Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5

10am-noon Sat. Oct. 1

Knit & Crochet Club

An informal club to work on projects, chat, and troubleshoot together. Bring your projects and we'll supply some coffee, tea and pattern books for you to check out. No sign up required - just drop by when you can. Meets first Saturdays and third Mondays.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Adults

10am Sat. Oct. 1

Terrarium Workshop

Discover why terrariums are growing so popular and how they are a great way to get kids excited about gardening. A simple glass container can be transformed into a self sustained tropical oasis. A perfect growing environment for plants, and adds life to your office desk, the nook in your kitchen or a child’s room.

Down To Earth Garden Center 6025 Arndt Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: Build your own; only pay for what you take home

10-10:45am Sat. Oct. 1

Storybook Hiking Trail

Join BCR Staff as we read “A Home for Beaver,” a story written and illustrated by UW Eau Claire Connecting Children with Nature students. All abilities are welcome to participate and we will do our best to accommodate your child’s needs. Dress for the weather as majority of the program will be held outdoors. Register by Sep. 29.

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

Cost: Friends $3 per child, Nonmembers $5 per child; Adults FREE

Age: ages 2-6 and their families

10am-5pm Sat. Oct. 1

Valley Art Gallery

Ever changing exhibition of the work of local artists of the Valley Art Association. Paintings, prints, photography, mixed media, fiber/textiles, jewelry and more.

Valley Art Gallery 304 North Bridge Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-6pm Sat. Oct. 1

Falling Leaves Art Studio Tour

The Falling Leaves Art Studio Tour is a free, self-guided tour featuring art of all kinds. Take a drive through beautiful Northwestern Wisconsin, stop at your leisure, see some incredible artwork and chat with the artists who created it. At your leisure, spend some time and visit with local artists while seeing their latest creations. Many of the studio owners provide snacks and refreshments.

A variety of locations in Fall Creek, Augusta, Fairchild, and the surrounding areas (see contact info for exact locations)

Cost: FREE

10am-6pm Sat. Oct. 1

UW-Eau Claire Homecoming

From the parade to the Blugold Fever Fest, and football game in Carson Park, you won't want to miss UW-Eau Claire's annual Homecoming celebration. It's the largest alumni gathering of the year and celebrating UW-Eau Claire's Centennial.

First Ave. and Carson Park, Eau Claire

Cost: Football tickets available at the gate or online

Age: All ages

10am-4pm Sat. Oct. 1

A Circle of Women Fall Retreat

It's time for the women to gather together for encouragement, support & heart connections. Enjoy Spiritual Growth, Healing Support, Intention Setting, Yoga & Creative Expression. As we gather, we begin to move mountains, shift personal, community & universal energies into a loving space and to clear out those blocks that may be holding you back from your greatness.

Hope United Methodist Church 2233 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $50 includes lunch

Age: 16+

10am-5pm Sat. Oct. 1

Manyfires Art Fair

Join Manyfires Studio for an art fair to remember. There will be 15 art vendors, great food by Foster Cheese Haus Fire Truck Pizza, fantastic music featuring Second Hand Hearts, Members of the Chippewa Valley Jazz Orchestra, and The Ukulele Club. There will be free art activities for kids provided by the ARTmobile. Sit around the campfire and enjoy the changing leaves.

Manyfires Studio & Farm 14008 Olson Dr., Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

10am-5pm Sat. Oct. 1

Playin' With Pumpkins

Bring the kids for miniature pumpkin painting. Enjoy pumpkin cookies and hot apple cider in the café. Pumpkins available in a variety of shapes and sizes, straw bales, mums, gourds, and cornstalks for all of your fall decorating.

Down To Earth Garden Center 6025 Arndt Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: Purchase select pumpkins for $2

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. Oct. 1

ArtMobile at Oakwood Mall

The ARTmobile connects children to the visual arts with fun and relevant art projects that have an educational aspect to them.

Oakwood Mall 4800 Golf Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. Oct. 1

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 1005 Oxford Avenue, Eau Claire

10am-2pm Sat. Oct. 1

EAA Annual Fall Fly In and Chili Feed and Young Eagle Rally

Chili Served From 11am-2pm. Free Airplane Rides for ages 8-17 from 10am-2pm. Many Aircrafts will be on display.

EAA Chapter 509 Clubhouse, Chippewa Valley Regional Airport 3800 Starr Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE Airplane Rides for ages 8-17, Donations accepted for Chili Feed

Age: All Ages Event*

10:15-10:45am Sat. Oct. 1

L.E. Phillips Library: Family Storytime

Stories, songs and fun for the whole family, designed to ignite children's language and brain development.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Age 0-6

11am Sat. Oct. 1

ECCT Presents: "Elephant and Piggie's: We Are in a Play!"

Elephant Gerald and Piggie are the best, best, “bestus” of friends. They’ve been invited to a party hosted by the Squirelles, three singing squirrels who love to have a good time. And so begins a day where anything is possible in this vaudevillian romp based on the popular children’s books by Mo Willems.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $14 for adults/seniors, and $8 for youth/students

Age: All Ages

11am-5pm Sat. Oct. 1

Firewoods Traveling Pizzeria

Stop out to enjoy some delicious wood-fired pizza made fresh right in front of you! Firewoods pizzas pair perfectly with a glass of your favorite River Bend wine. The patio is very popular so seating may be limited. It is always recommended to bring your own seating such as lawn chairs, blankets, etc.

River Bend Vineyard & Winery 10439 33rd Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Age: 21+

noon-4pm Sat. Oct. 1

Eau Claire County Humane Association- Cat Adoption Event

"Name Your Price"- Cat Adoption Event. Adopt a cat and give a donation of any amount. With our wide variety of ages, breeds, and personalities, you are sure to find the "purrfect" companion for you.

Eau Claire County Humane Association 3900 Old Town Road, Eau Claire

Cost: no charge

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Sat. Oct. 1

Eau Claire County Humane Association, Howl 'N Show

Join the ECCHA for a "spooky" fun family and pet friendly event. Including pet and people costume contests, pet related vendors, silent auction, 50/50 raffle, dog freestyle and rally demonstrations, interactive dog games, pet trick for treating and so much more.

Eau Claire Expo Center 5530 Fairview Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $5/person, $20/family of 4+

Age: All Ages

1-5pm Sat. Oct. 1

Braided Wool Rug Class

Learn the skills needed to create a beautiful braided wool rug. Practice the steps with instructor Beverly Ramey, including preparing the materials and getting started, braiding, lacing, and finishing the rug. Have a good start on a small rug by the end of the workshop series. Participants must know how to thread a needle.

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

Cost: $30 for CVM members; $35 for non-members; Registration required by Sep. 26

Age: Age 12+

1:30-9pm Sat. Oct. 1

Food Truck and Acoustic Fest

Northern Lights Entertainment & Bye the Willow are excited to present the 1st Annual Food Truck and Acoustic Music Festival. Try the Food Truck’s curbside eats and listen to talented artists who take the stage on the hour. The final two hour performance will be held indoors. Other fun includes henna, caricature, The Torch Sisters, food truck “Best Fest Dish” contest, merchandise vendors, and more.

Bye the Willow 501 N. High St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10

Age: 21+

3:30-6:30pm Sat. Oct. 1

1st Annual Turbo's and Tots Day

Grand Opening for Cali Style Rotary and the 1st annual Turbo's and Tots Day. Enjoy food, face painting, games, drawings, and fun for the whole family.

Cali Style Rotary 1503 N. Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-8pm Sat. Oct. 1

Schuh Fly

11th Annual ATV Club Street Dance. Schuh Fly plays a variety of popular 50s, 60s, 70s Classic Rock & Country music and some more current hits. Many songs covered were number one on the charts. Performing Beatles, Buffet, CCR, Cash, Clapton, Diamond, Eagles, Orbison and more.

Randy’s Jim Town Inn 14164 County Highway S, Jim Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6-10pm Sat. Oct. 1

Night Corn Maze

Bring your flashlight for some after-hours fun in a 1 acre Mini Maze or the 5+ acre Mega Maze. Last admission at 9pm.

Leffel Roots Apple Orchard W2369 Maple Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $2 for Mini Maze, $5 for both Mini and Mega Maze

Age: All Ages

6-10pm Sat. Oct. 1

A Night at the Mabel

Enjoy an evening of socializing, appetizers, a live auction, Mabel's auction, and a performance by the Sophia Shorai. Tickets are availale online.

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

Cost: $70/person

6:30pm Sat. Oct. 1

Paint and Sip @ Cheers Pablo

A social art event where you paint a canvas selected for that class. Classes generally last 2 to 3 hours. Come alone, bring a friend, or fill an entire class with friends. No experience necessary. Selected canvases for each class available online, or choose one from the gallery.

Cheers Pablo 2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

Age: 21+

7-10pm Sat. Oct. 1

Billy Krause & Chuck Roll

Billy and Chuck perform both familiar and obscure, but always enjoyable, non-mainstream music. Billy Krause and Chuck Roll are veteran musicians who have worked for more than 30 years in many formats - as solo artists, in small ensembles, and in table-thumping electric roadhouse bands.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Oct. 1

Michael Perry's Roughneck Grace Book Release and Signing

Join Michael Perry for a reading and signing of his newest book, Roughneck Grace. A collection of brief essays from the Sunday Wisconsin State Journal column. Perry’s perspectives on everything from cleaning the chicken coop to sharing a New York City elevator with supermodels will have you snorting with laughter on one page, blinking back tears on the next, and — no matter your zip code — nodding in recognition throughout.

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

Cost: FREE

8-10pm Sat. Oct. 1

Observing The Night Sky with Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society

(CVAS) hosts public observing at Hobbs Observatory in the Beaver Creek Reserve every clear Saturday from through October. Observing starts approximately one hour after sunset for about two hours. Look through telescopes and see galaxies, nebula, star clusters, colorful double stars, and much more.

Hobbs Observatory In Beaver Creek Reserve, S1 Cty Hwy K, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE, donations accepted

Age: All ages

8pm Sat. Oct. 1

CWC Presents: Banned Books Week Comedy and Drag Show with Headliner Maggie Faris

Maggie Farise won both the Funniest Clip of the Year and the Silver Nail award at the Aspen Comedy Festival. Curve magazine named Maggie Faris one of the Funniest Lesbians in America. Following Maggie will be Drag performances by some of the best performers in the Valley.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

8:30pm Sat. Oct. 1

The Thundermen

The Thundermen return to Sammys. Stop in and enjoy one of their famous pizzas and dance to your favorites tunes by the band.

Sammy's Pizza 2812 London Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $2

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Oct. 1

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 Sat. Oct. 1

Double Shot Band

Country & rock cover band will play.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

9pm-2am Sat. Oct. 1

The Commotion

The Commotion promotes a high energy, fun atmosphere that will make you want to jump out of your seats and let loose. They play a variety of ensembles starting back in the 60's, rocking and rolling all the way to today's hits including rock, country, pop, and blues music.

The View on Lake Wissota 17779 County Hwy X, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

9pm Sat. Oct. 1

10th Annual Haunted Chippewa History Tour

See and Hear all the Macabre that Chippewa Falls has to offer. Learn the history of the lawless loggers all the way up to modern hauntings. The tour is an eye-opening adventure that will scare and delight all at the same time. Tickets must be purchased online.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 W River Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10

9pm Sat. Oct. 1

Contingency rocks Tailgates

Contingency will be rocking Tailgates. From Alice in Chains, Godsmack, Seether, to Zombie.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9:30pm Sat. Oct. 1


Live rock music from local band Phoenix.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

10pm Sat. Oct. 1

Eau Claire College Homecoming Show

Stavish + Warf + MVNNY + Breaking Bad will play a rockin UWEC homecoming show. Doors 8pm.

House of Rock 422 Water St., Eau Claire

Ongoing Events For 10/01/2016

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Events with Tickets