Events For 01/07/2017

Sat. Jan. 7

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

Sat. Jan. 7

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

5:30am-8pm Sat. Jan. 7

Food, Folk and Fun

1st Community Building event by the new "diversity" committee of the Eastside Hill Neighborhood Association. This committee is known as humanKIND. After an ethnic potluck, world traveler and dance expert Mark Helpsmeet will teach Internation Folk Dances; dances you can do and enjoy.

Spirit Lutheran Church 1310 Main Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Middle Schoolers and Adult

7:30-9:30am Sat. Jan. 7

Bird Banding Demo

Join the Beaver Creek bird banding crew anytime during the morning to learn about bird banding. Learn about bird identification, bird behavior, what to feed birds, and why we band them. You will even be able to “adopt” one of the birds you see banded.

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

Cost: Members FREE, Nonmembers $3

8:15-10am Sat. Jan. 7

Swan Lake Ballet Studio - Adult Body Ballet

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 / $34 for 5 classes / $37 for 6 classes

Age: Adults

8:15-9:15am Sat. Jan. 7

Zumba with PS-Get Fit

First class is always free and we welcome all fitness levels for a 1-hour Zumba workout. $5 drop-in rate and punch cards are available, 6 classes/$25

Excite! Wellness Studio 107 N. Bridge Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

8:30-10:30am Sat. Jan. 7

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+

9am-4pm Sat. Jan. 7

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. Jan. 7

ACT Test Preparation

Prepare for the ACT Test. Take two official, retired ACT tests and receive detailed results. Write a practice essay using a typical ACT prompt and receive individual feedback. Complete sample exercises and skill drills to review key concepts. Learn test-taking strategies and helpful hints for each section of the test.

UW-Eau Claire Campus 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $179 Early Bird, $199 Regular

Age: All Ages

9am-1pm Sat. Jan. 7

Winter Market of Menomonie

Fresh and local produce, meats, cheeses, baked goods; quality local artisans. Friendly atmosphere, fresh coffee, hot prepared foods and live music every week.

Raw Deal 603 S. Broadway St., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-9pm Sat. Jan. 7

Eucharistic Miracles of the World Exhibition

The Vatican International Exhibition of the Eucharistic Miracles of the World will be in Eau Claire in January. The exhibit is free and all faiths are welcome.

Sacred Heart of Jesus - St. Patrick Parish Center Cafeteria 322 Fulton Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-5pm Sat. Jan. 7

Red Cedar Train Show

25,000 sq ft area for train layouts and vendors. Co-sponsored by Southern Valley Railway Colfax Railroad Museum.

UW Stout Johnson Field House 220 13 Ave E, Menomonie

Cost: $5 per person 10 and under free

Age: All Ages

9:30am-3:30pm Sat. Jan. 7

Make Your Own Snowshoes

Make your own snowshoes in this two-day workshop. Choose from three styles. All shoes are laced with tubular nylon, which is comfortable to work with, and has great strength when varnished. Registration and full payment required by 11/11 for Dec. session or 12/16 for the Jan. session.

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

Cost: Friends $160; Nonmembers $170

9:30-10:30am Sat. Jan. 7

HOT Yoga

See for yourself how hot yoga helps you purify and cleanse the mind, body and soul. This is a dynamic class where you will work every part of your body building strength, fluidity, concentration and balance while linking breath to continuous movement.

The Yoga Room Eau Claire's Yoga Studio 2839 Mall Dr, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 Drop in or $80 a month Unlimited Yoga

9:30-11am Sat. Jan. 7

Ayurveda 101 - Yoga Workshop

Discover your unique make-up and learn daily & seasonal routines, and nutrition/digestion that will keep you feeling balanced throughout the year.

The Yoga Room Eau Claire's Yoga Studio 2839 Mall Dr, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 Yoga Room Member Price or $25 Drop In Rate

10am-4pm Sat. Jan. 7

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. Jan. 7

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

10-11:30am Sat. Jan. 7

Golden Eagle Count Information Session

The National Eagle Center in Wabasha, MN. organizes a Winter Golden Eagle Survey every year. If you would like to be a volunteer survey observer, or just want to know more about Golden Eagles, their distribution throughout the state, and how to correctly identify them, then this is the program for you.

Citizen Science Center - Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Hwy K, Fall Creek

Cost: Members $5 Nonmembers $8

10:15-10:50am Sat. Jan. 7

Swan Lake Ballet Studio - Winter Kids Classes

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 per class, $20 for 5 classes, $25 for 6 classes; First Class FREE

Age: 3-5, 6-8, 6+

10:30am Sat. Jan. 7

Ice Cream for Books Story Time

Concludes the "Ice Cream for Books" reading program. Hear some extra "sweet" stories and songs in the library's community room. Ice Cream Sundae bar served afterward. This event does not require registration and is open to families with children ages 11 and under.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

11-11:45am Sat. Jan. 7

Swan Lake Ballet Studio - Winter Kids Classes

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 per class, $20 for 5 classes, $25 for 6 classes; First Class FREE

Age: 3-5, 6-8, 6+

11am-2pm Sat. Jan. 7

Kids Frozen Workshop

Kids will be painting Olaf on a ceramic plate or a 12x12 canvas. We will be serving beverages and treats.

Craving Canvas and Ceramic Studio 2807 East Hamilton Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 per child

noon-1:30pm Sat. Jan. 7

Yoga Workshop - Sun Salutations

You will gain practical knowledge of the correct alignment for each individual pose in the Surya Namaskar sequences. Suitable for both beginners who want to understand crucial poses and yogis with an established practice who want to fine tune.

The Yoga Room Eau Claire's Yoga Studio 2839 Mall Dr (in the Former Orange Leaf), Eau Claire

Cost: $20 for Yoga Room Members $25 for Non-Members

Age: 16+

12:05-1pm Sat. Jan. 7

Swan Lake Ballet Studio - Modern Dance

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: $8 per class/$39 for 5 classes/$43 for 6 classes; First class is free

Age: 8+

12:30-2:30pm Sat. Jan. 7

Introduction to Cross-Country Skiing

Learn the basics of cross-country skiing at Beaver Creek. If you've never tried cross-country skiing before and would like to try, this class is for you. There will be fun and adventure for the whole family and a cup of hot chocolate too.

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

Cost: Friends 7; Nonmembers $10

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Sat. Jan. 7

ACT Test Preparation

Prepare for the ACT Test. Take two official, retired ACT tests and receive detailed results. Write a practice essay using a typical ACT prompt and receive individual feedback. Complete sample exercises and skill drills to review key concepts. Learn test-taking strategies and helpful hints for each section of the test.

UW-Eau Claire Campus 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $179 Early Bird, $199 Regular

Age: All Ages

1-5pm Sat. Jan. 7

Braided Wool Rug Workshop

Learn the skills needed to create a beautiful braided wool rug. Practice the steps with instructor Beverly Ramey, including preparing the materials, and braiding, lacing, and finishing the rug. Have a good start on a small rug by the end of the series.

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

Cost: $30 for museum members and $35 for non-members for all three sessions

Age: 12+

1:30pm Sat. Jan. 7

ECCT Presents: Freak the Mighty

Thirteen-year-old Max has a learning disability and is big for his age. Fellow eighth grader Kevin is a genius with a birth defect that affects his growth. When Kevin moves next door to Max, the two strike up an unlikely friendship, embarking on quests and discovering that being "different" isn't always so bad.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Ticket Price TBA

Age: All Ages

2-6pm Sat. Jan. 7

Christmas Party at Snout Saloon

Get to the Snout Saloon for a late Christmas party. There will be bingo, games, food, and specials.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

5:30-8:30pm Sat. Jan. 7

Dinner Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher

Jeremy Boettcher has performed music throughout the world. He has toured extensively in S. Carey, traveling throughout the US, Canada, and Europe. Jeremy’s musical tastes are eclectic, and he emphasizes music that feels good, and also makes you think.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6-8:30pm Sat. Jan. 7

The Paint Shack

Have fun painting on canvas. Made easy and fun as a trained instructor walks the class through the process. Also paint on wood, bags, glasses and more. Check the website for more scheduled events and classes.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: Price varies, usually $35 or less

Age: All Ages

6pm Sat. Jan. 7

Loopy's 20th Anniversary Party

Cocktails at 6pm, dinner buffet at 7:30pm, River Rats Dueling Pianos at 9pm. Free shuttle pickup and drop off. Buffet includes: Award winning rosemary cream chicken, Slow roasted Honey Weiss pork roast, garlic mash potato, parsley buttered baby carrots, fresh steamed broccoli, rolls with butter, full salad bar.

Loopy's Grill and Saloon 10691 Business 29, Chippewa Falls

Cost: VIP seating $30 per ticket, preferred seating $25, GA $20

6-8:30pm Sat. Jan. 7

Wine & Whimsy

Wine and Whimsy is a workshop with friends in front of a canvas with a glass of wine. A professional 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.

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

Cost: $35

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Sat. Jan. 7

Teia Larson & Ryan LaFrance

Teia is a singer-songwriter, who plays guitar and sings songs about life, faith, and the whole spectrum of human emotions. She is a prolific writer, and is celebrating the release of her newest 6-song album, “Heart’s Desire”.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7:30-9pm Sat. Jan. 7

Blues Soul Rocker David Gerald

David Gerald grew up to the sounds of the blues and R&B music in his hometown of Detroit. He started playing guitar at the age of 15, influenced by Prince and 80's rock guitarists. Eventually he rediscovered the blues and listened to the music of the likes of Albert King, ZZ Hill, B.B. King, and Stevie Ray Vaughan. Now Gerald tours nationally with his own band at clubs and festivals countrywide.

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

Cost: Adults $13, Seniors $12, Youth $6

Age: All Ages

8-11pm Sat. Jan. 7

Live Music: Matt Lawerence

Listeners can expect a rootsy Midwestern rock that combines the sounds of Ryan Adams, Bob Dylan, and Townes Van Zandt. Matt, with his band Neon, have performed with bands such as Chicago and Huey Lewis & The News.

West Hill Bar & Grill 250 W. Elm St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8:30pm Sat. Jan. 7

Schuh Fly

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.

Sammy's Pizza 2812 London Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $2

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Jan. 7

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-2am Sat. Jan. 7

Night Cap Band

Night Cap was formed in August of 2016 when guitarist Tony Schauf moved back to the area and began collaborating with fellow bandmates Jon Goin and Monty Leiser. The trio is focusing on some new cover material, a few of their old cover regulars, and eventually some original music.

Red Zone Sports Bar 2071 S Prairie View Rd, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $6 cover; includes 2 FREE drinks

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Jan. 7

Late Night Jazz: The Ruckus

The RUCKUS is Directed and Founded by Drummer Rodney Ruckus from Miami, FL, a Berklee Alumni living in the Twin Cities now where he met pianist, Javier Santiago from Minneapolis, MN and Cellist/Bassist, Greg Byers from Rochester, NY.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9:30pm-1:30am Sat. Jan. 7

Rattle Can Red

Enjoy some live music at O'Leary's from Rattle Can Red, a new band on the block.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 01/07/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc