Events For 01/14/2017

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

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 416 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Sat. Jan. 14

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

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

8:30-10:30am 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-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

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-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

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

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-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

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

10:15am-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

10:15-10:50am 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+

10:30-11am Sat. Jan. 14

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

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

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

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+

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+

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+

1-3pm 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

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

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

3:30-4pm Sat. Jan. 14

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

4-7pm 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, Eau Claire 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

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

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+

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 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

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+

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

Ongoing Events For 01/14/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc