Events For 01/14/2017

Sat. Jan. 14

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 505 S. Barstow St., Suite B, Eau Claire

Sat. Jan. 14

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

Sat. Jan. 14

"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

8am-2pm Sat. Jan. 14

Jack Frost Fest

A huge day of frosty fun including family ice fishing contest, ice pond hockey tournament, antique snowmobile show, turkey bowling, ice shuffleboard game, intro to ice fishing, ice golf game, minnow races, bonfire and s'more bar, Bloody…

Near Tony's Riverside, on the Yellow River Flowage, Spooner

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:15-10am Sat. Jan. 14

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. 14

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. 14

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. 14

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. 14

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. 14

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 Sat. Jan. 14

5th Annual Mondovi-Gilmanton Sno Blazers Vintage Show and Ride

Judging at 1pm. This year a 1977 SST Snow Jet will be raffled ($5/3 tickets). Featuring a huge heated tent with concessions including great food and beverage. 50/50 raffles, meat raffles, many other raffles and door prizes. Sled dog rides available. Live music will start following the sled drawing. Trail ride with two routes 1:30pm if weather allows.

DPR Enterprises W559 US Hwy 10, Mondovi

Cost: FREE

9am-4:30pm Sat. Jan. 14

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

9:30-10:30am Sat. Jan. 14

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

10am-4pm Sat. Jan. 14

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. 14

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-noon Sat. Jan. 14

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

10am-2pm Sat. Jan. 14

Waldemar Ager Association Open House

Ager Association members conduct tours in the house and provide background about Waldemar Ager. Owned by the Agers during the first half of the 20th century, the house is a meeting place for members and the general public and is now the repository of a fully catalogued library for research on Nordic languages, cultures, and history.

Ager House 514 W. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:50am Sat. Jan. 14

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+

10:15am-1:15pm Sat. Jan. 14

"What’s It Worth?" A Free Antique Appraisal Event

Observers are welcome at any time, but appraisals are by appointment only and reservations must be made in advance. Call to schedule an appointment. Attendees are encouraged to enjoy listening to guest appraiser Mark Moran’s fascinating explanations of the objects and their history as it relates to the area.

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

10:15-10:45am Sat. Jan. 14

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

10:30-11:15am Sat. Jan. 14

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 Sat. Jan. 14

"Mocha Joe and Me" Reading Program

Read with local therapy dog, Mocha Joe. Parents/caregivers of readers ages 11 and under may sign-up for 15 minute sessions starting Oct. 1st.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Age: Age 11 and Under

11-11:45am Sat. Jan. 14

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 Sat. Jan. 14

5th Annual Port Release Party

Celebrate the 5th annual release of Infinity's port-style dessert wines. Adalina's Pride & Joy are true Port Style wines fortified with brandy spirits distilled at Infinity Beverages. Complimentary samples of both varieties along with decadent Port and Truffle pairings for $10/person.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

11am-2pm Sat. Jan. 14

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 Sat. Jan. 14

Bar Olympics

Get to the Snout Saloon for bar olympics.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $20 for 2 person team

Age: 21+

12:05-1pm Sat. Jan. 14

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+

1-4pm Sat. Jan. 14

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

1-3pm Sat. Jan. 14

RESCHEDULED: Pinehurst Winter Safety Day

This event will emphasize winter sports safety including proper headgear and equipment, rescue demonstrations, Pinehurst improvements and other safety information. Fire pit, meet Sparky the Fire Dog, fire and rescue trucks, organized skating games, ski/snowboard helmet give-away, free hot dogs, s’mores, hot cocoa, sledding, snowboarding, and skiing & skating.

Pinehurst Park 3523 Delbert Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-4pm Sat. Jan. 14

Ojibwe Beaver Shield Workshop

Create a personalized beaver shield and explore Ojibwe culture and traditions with artist and Lac Courte Oreilles tribal member Dick Mindykowski. Dick will share information on trapping and tanning techniques, as well as the methods used to hand-harvest the wood and other natural materials. Attendees may choose either a beaver or bison shield. Advance registration required. All materials provided.

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

Cost: $55 per project for museum members, $60 for non-members

Age: Ages 13+, under 12 with adult

4-7pm Sat. Jan. 14

Blue Canvas Art Studio String Art Workshop

String art is a unique art form in which the artist chooses a design and builds that design by overlapping string in either structured or random patterns. In this workshop you can decide whether you would like to create a feather, tree or bird.

Blue Canvas Art Studio 930 Galloway Street - Banbury Place Building 13, Suite 16, Eau Claire

Cost: $40 per Adult

5:30-8:30pm Sat. Jan. 14

Dinner Jazz: Josh Gallagher

Eau Claire native Josh Gallagher studied at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, was a pianist in the Brubeck Institute Jazz Sextet, and has played with and studied under some of modern jazz music's biggest stars. He is music director and organist at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Altoona.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6-8:30pm Sat. Jan. 14

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

6:30pm Sat. Jan. 14

Chippewa Valley Roller Girls Present: Game of Bones

CVRG takes on the Minnesota Rollergirls Debu-Taunts. Doors open at 5:30pm, bout starts at 6:30pm. Bleacher seating is available, but bring chairs to sit closer to the track. You can also sit trackside, but must be 18+ to sit in "suicide seats".

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $8 in advance, $10 at the door

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Sat. Jan. 14

Live Music: Olive Sings

Olive Sings is an acoustic duo made up of the sweet, brilliant vocal styling of Kayla Zoltak and the down home, old time sounds of Seth Gamble.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7:30-9:30pm Sat. Jan. 14

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 Sat. Jan. 14

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

7:30-9:45pm Sat. Jan. 14

Cloud Cult

Cloud Cult is an experimental indie chamber rock band from Minneapolis, described by Pitchfork, as "insane genius" and ranked as one of the top 10 "Green Bands" by Rolling Stone Magazine.  Cloud Cult has also become known for its…

LuCille Tack Center for the Arts 300 N School Streett, Spencer

Cost: $25 reserved seating

Age: All Ages

8:30-11:30pm Sat. Jan. 14

Live Music: Jeff White

Chippewa Valley Native Jeff White has played everywhere from the Bluebird Cafe in Nashville, recorded with such notables as Charlie Parr and Greg Brown, toured the entire USA, England, Scotland and Wales, and has 6 albums under his belt.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 W River Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: Free with beverage purchase

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Jan. 14

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. Jan. 14

JFT Party Band @ T&C Roundabout

Classic rock with engaging band. Audience selects music that make up set lists from U2, John Mellencamp, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Johnny Cash, Cheap Trick, Deep Purple, Billy Idol, Grand Funk Railroad, CCR, Black Crows, Georgia Satellites, and more.

Linda & Dan's T&C Roundabout 8685 Hwy 124, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Jan. 14

JFT Party Band at T&C Roundabout Sat

Classic Rock performed by a truly fun and engaging band. Audience selects music to be performed from artists like: John Mellencamp, Pink Floyd, Georgia Satellites, Tom Petty, CCR, Billy Idol, Led Zeppelin, U2, Police and much more.

Linda & Dan's T&C Roundabout 8685 Hwy 124, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm-1am Sat. Jan. 14

MoJo Blues Band

Wisconsin Blues-rock at its finest. MOJO is the newest project of Mojo Lemon Blues Band co-founder "Mojo Terry" Demars. Mojo Lemon Blues Band was voted "Best Blues Band in the Chippewa Valley" by Volume Magazine readers from 2008-2014.

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

Cost: $6 Cover & You get "2" Free Drink Tickets

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Jan. 14

Jazz at Night: Bloomer Boy

Bloomer Boy was born back in 2010 when Jeremy Boettcher and Sean Carey discovered the insane guitar player, Dean Granros, on a horse farm outside of Bloomer, WI, bringing a youthful take on jazz standards and some of Dean's original compositions.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9pm Sat. Jan. 14

Late Night Jazz: Bloomer Boy

Bloomer Boy was born back in 2010 when Jeremy Boettcher and Sean Carey discovered the insane guitar player, Dean Granros, on a horse farm outside of Bloomer, WI, bringing a youthful take on jazz standards and some of Dean's original compositions.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9pm-1am Sat. Jan. 14

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 Sat. Jan. 14

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 Sat. Jan. 14

Live Music: Noel Hanson & His Guitar

Noel Hanson is a singer/songwriter whose acoustic sets encompass songs from his 30 year music career. Doors at 8pm.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 01/14/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc