Events For 01/21/2017

Sat. Jan. 21

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. 21

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. 21

"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. 21

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

8:15-9:15am Sat. Jan. 21

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. 21

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. 21

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. 21

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. 21

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-5pm Sat. Jan. 21

Menomonie Sportsmen's Expo & Gun Show

The Gus Almquist Memorial Sportsmen's Expo and Gun Show features a full gun show with modern and antique firearms, ammo, optics, knives, military surplus, hunting and fishing related items. Wild Game Dinner and door prizes on Friday from 6pm-8pm.

Menomonie Allaince Church Gymnasium 502 21st St North, Menomonie

Cost: Adults $5, free for age 14 and under

Age: All Ages

9:30-11:30am Sat. Jan. 21

Introduction to Snowshoeing

If you've never tried snowshoeing before and would like to give it a try, come to Beaver Creek and learn about the snowshoe's history, the different styles of snowshoes, and how and where to use them. Register by Jan. 16

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

Cost: $6 Friends; $9 Nonmembers (includes rental fee)

Age: Age 8+

9:30-10:30am Sat. Jan. 21

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. 21

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. 21

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 Sat. Jan. 21

Caring for Your Succulents and Air Plants

Succulents and air plants are all the rage these days. Learn how to plant and care for these awesome plants and watch our experts demonstrate creative ways to display them. There are many different and unique ways these can be used for interior decorating.

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

10-11am Sat. Jan. 21

Intro to a Gluten-Free Lifestyle

Learn how to live healthfully, save money and come away with recipes,time-saving ideas and more.

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

Cost: FREE; Register online 48 hours in advance

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. Jan. 21

SOUL Saturdays

A marketplace for all things Metaphysical and Holistic. Features a variety of vendors, who will be sharing their goods and services.

Soulstice Wellness Center 1316 Fairfax Street #103 & #104, Eau Claire

10-11am Sat. Jan. 21

Medicare 101: An Educational Presentation

Medicare 101 provides a foundational understanding of the four parts of Medicare; Part A Hospital, Part B Medical, Part C Medicare Advantage and Part D Prescription Drug. During this educational presentation information will be provided on initial enrollment as well as additional enrollment periods pertaining to Part C options.

Insurance Associates 3413 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 60+

10:15-10:45am Sat. Jan. 21

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. 21

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

10:30-11am Sat. Jan. 21

Teeny, Tiny Snowglobes

Create your very own teeny, tiny winter wonderland inside of a teeny tiny snowglobe. Then shake it up and get ready for a teeny, tiny blizzard. (Note: If you have extra baby food jars, feel free to bring them in for this recycled material craft.)

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:30am-12:30pm Sat. Jan. 21

Saturday Morning Acoustic: Wayward

Wayward makes a Saturday morning return to Caffe TEMPO Water Street as part of their Saturday Morning Acoustic Series.

Caffe TEMPO 508 Water Street, EAU CLAIRE

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-3pm Sat. Jan. 21

Family Fest 2017

Bring the whole family for exciting activities including Ronald McDonald (brought to you by Courtesy Corporation), family olympics, petting zoo, mascot competition, DJ entertainment, indoor marketplace, and much more.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 admission; FREE for children 2 and under

11am-2pm Sat. Jan. 21

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-4pm Sat. Jan. 21

Bier, Bread, Sausage and Cheese Market

Local vendors 52 Bakery, Gingerbread Jersey Cheese and Mike's Star Market will be in the Lazy Monk Bier Hall selling their products direct to you during the winter months.

Lazy Monk Brewing, LLC 97 West Madison Street, Eau Claire

12:30-2:30pm Sat. Jan. 21

Introduction to Snowshoeing

If you've never tried snowshoeing before and would like to give it a try, come to Beaver Creek and learn about the snowshoe's history, the different styles of snowshoes, and how and where to use them. Register by Jan. 16

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

Cost: $6 Friends; $9 Nonmembers (includes rental fee)

Age: Age 8+

1-3pm Sat. Jan. 21

ArtMobile at the Library

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

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Sat. Jan. 21

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. 21

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+

1:30-3pm Sat. Jan. 21

Bigfoot: History, Headline or Hoax?

Biologist Dan Nedrelo takes a look at Bigfoot in Wisconsin. Dan has been researching the subject since 2000 and been involved interviewing nearly 1,000 people.

Dunn County Historical Society 1820 Wakanda Street, Menomonie

Cost: $5 GA, $1 children

Age: All Ages

2pm Sat. Jan. 21

UWEC Cabaret: Unboxed

Featuring Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale, University Symphony Orchestra, and the Jazz Program.

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $22

3:30-4pm Sat. Jan. 21

Teeny, Tiny Snowglobes

Create your very own teeny, tiny winter wonderland inside of a teeny tiny snowglobe. Then shake it up and get ready for a teeny, tiny blizzard. (Note: If you have extra baby food jars, feel free to bring them in for this recycled material craft.)

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Sat. Jan. 21

Dinner Jazz: Tim Sullivan Group

Currently working as a Teaching Artist with Jazz at Lincoln Center and the Apollo Theater in NYC, Tim strives to utilize his experiences as a performer, educator, and artivist, to impacting positive social change in the communities he serves.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

5:30pm Sat. Jan. 21

UWEC Cabaret: Unboxed

Featuring Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale, University Symphony Orchestra, and the Jazz Program.

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $22

6-8:30pm Sat. Jan. 21

Wearable Art

Eau Claire's scarf painting experience. Wearable Art is a 1.5 to 2-hour workshop with friends and wine as you create your own painted scarf and learn a little bit about textile art. An instructor will guide you through the creation of your very own wearable masterpiece.

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

Cost: $35

6-8pm Sat. Jan. 21

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: $35

6-8pm Sat. Jan. 21

Higher Messages

An incredible new panel of five ladies who bring their medium gifts to others in a gallery setting. Join Melissa, Kathy, Megan, Kim and Amy for a night of laughter, joy, tears and love.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $40

6:30pm Sat. Jan. 21

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 Sat. Jan. 21

Live Music: Micah Ryan

Micah Ryan is a local singer/songwriter. He's been performing for a number of years and plays a balanced mixture of original songs and covers. His influences include John Legend, Adele, Jon McLaughlin, Josh Kelley, John Mayer, and Ed Sheeran.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Jan. 21

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Robert Baril Album Taping

Twin Cities Comedian Robert Baril returns to the Plus to record an all-new comedy album. Baril has made a name for himself in the fantastic Minneapolis comedy scene by using his sharp wit to cut through the dense and divisive issues of the day with a goofy twist. There will be two separate recordings.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 Admission

Age: All Ages (18+ Recommended)

7:30pm Sat. Jan. 21

Concert Violinist Jamie Jorge

Jamie Jorge immigrated to Milwaukee from Cuba with his parents at age 10 where. After Music For Youth, an organization backed by the Milwauke Symphony Orchestra, helped him obtain a violin and find a teacher he was placed as concertmaster of the three youth orchestras.

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

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Jan. 21

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

7:30-9:30pm Sat. Jan. 21

Jaime Jorge: Cuban-Born Concert Violinist

Jaime Jorge, Cuban born concert violinist, has enjoyed a successful performing career since his late teenage years. By 2000 he was performing more than 100 times a year to over a half million people. By 2010, he had played in more than 35 countries and recorded and released fifteen CDs.

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

Cost: $18-25

7:30pm Sat. Jan. 21

UWEC Cabaret: Unboxed

Featuring Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale, University Symphony Orchestra, and the Jazz Program.

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $22

8pm Sat. Jan. 21

Singles Connection Annual Christmas Dance

There will be dance lessons at 7pm, dancing at 8pm with music provided by HGT, door prizes donated by members, and Christmas snacks will be served. This event has been rescheduled from Dec. 17 to Jan. 21.

Brickhouse Pub & Grub - Bar & Banquet Hall 2233 Birch St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 for members; $10 for non-members

8pm Sat. Jan. 21

Live Music: Contingency

Rock 'n roll covers from the 70s to today.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Age: 21+

8pm Sat. Jan. 21

Live Music: Contingency

Rock 'n roll covers from the 70s to today.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

8pm Sat. Jan. 21

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.

VFW Club 1300 Starr Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8pm Sat. Jan. 21

Hobbs Observatory Astronomical Series

Learn about the stars, planets, nebula, galaxies and other wonders of the night sky as members of the Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society present monthly programs on various astronomical topics. 45min. Observatory will be open for observing following the program if skies are clear.

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

Cost: FREE, donations accepted

Age: All ages

8:30-11:30pm Sat. Jan. 21

Live Music: Nici Peper

Nici Peper's acoustic Americana has been described as vintage and soulful and her lyrics are open and honest.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 W River Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE with beverage purchase

Age: 21+

8:30pm Sat. Jan. 21

The Thundermen

The Thundermen return to Sammys playing your favorites from the 50s, 60s and 70s. Stop in and have a world famous Sammys Pizza and enjoy the music and dancing.

Sammy's Pizza 2812 London Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $2

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Jan. 21

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

9:30pm-1:30am Sat. Jan. 21

Divided Highway

All four members of DH come from years of rocking smoke-filled taverns and possesses a sincere love for entertaining their fans. All four contribute to the band with amazing vocal performances with a backdrop of mind-blowing guitar, bass, keyboard and drum licks that leave audiences speechless.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

10pm Sat. Jan. 21

Live Music: Without Waves + Disgunt + Thunderlung + All Out Mutiny

Without waves blends influences from extreme metal to jazz fusion to electronic & atmospheric rock, the music features unconventional rhythms, diverse melodies, and expressive lyrics. Doors at 8pm.

House of Rock 422 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 Cover

Age: 21+

10pm Sat. Jan. 21

Live Music: Annie & The Big Bang

Annie and The Big Bang describes itself as lyrically driven, dreamscape folkpop or cinematically lush, broken-hearted artrock. Less fancy: grunge meets late 60s rock. Doors @ 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 01/21/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc