Events For 01/28/2017

Sat. Jan. 28

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

Sat. Jan. 28

"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. 28

131th Annual Silver Mine Invitational

The Eau Claire Ski club invites you to join them at the 130th Annual Silver Mine Invitational. This event is open to all skiers. Come out and enjoy the snow with some friends and/or family. There will be several bonfires for you to stay warm, live music to keep you entertained, heated tents, food & beverages, and even pond hockey. Pond hockey admission is included in silver mine admission.

Silver Mine Ski Jump 2900 Silvermine Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 in advance; $15 at the door ; 12 & under is FREE

Sat. Jan. 28

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

8am-3:15pm Sat. Jan. 28

Ready, Set, Grow - Winter Garden Seminar

Our keynote speaker is Tim Johnson from Seed Savers. He will be presenting "Why I Need to Grow Heirlooms (And Why You need to Grow Them)" and a breakout session "A Recipe for Seed Saving". There will be 8 other sessions throughout the day. Full information available online.

Chippewa Valley Technical College 620 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $40 GA, $35 before January 15 (meal included)

8:15am Sat. Jan. 28

Distance Running Course

Distance Running Course is a class specifically designed for anyone, at any level, interested in running a half or full marathon. This course will provide both the physiological and emotional training tools to help you on this 15-week journey that culminates at the finish line of the Eau Claire Marathon on May 7.

UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education 105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: See cost information online

8:30-10:30am Sat. Jan. 28

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+

9-10am Sat. Jan. 28

Swan Lake Ballety Studio Winter Session - 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.

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

Cost: $6 per class / $26 for 5 classes / $46 for 9 classes

9am-3pm Sat. Jan. 28

Love and Logic Class

Early childhood parenting made fun. Parents of children ages birth to six learn basic Love and Logic parenting principles and skills: empathy, responsibility and self-control. Free breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Prairie Ridge Early Learning School 3031 Epiphany Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE; call or e-mail to register

Age: Parents of preschoolers

9am-noon Sat. Jan. 28

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. 28

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. 28

Babywearing Yoga Class

Bring any little one that you can carry or wear to class. If you don't have a pack, wrap, or rarrier, you can try one out. No previous yoga experience required. Erica from Chippewa Valley Babywearers group will be there early to get every little one wrapped up safe & sound.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 drop in

Age: All Ages

9:30-10:30am Sat. Jan. 28

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. 28

Powder Keg Snowshoe & Fat-Bike Races

CORBA invites you to the 7th annual Powder Keg, sponsored by Eau Claire Bike & Sport. Choose from 10K and 5K snowshoe races, 1-Mile snowshoe hike (NEW this year), or 2-hour fat-bike race. Entry includes T-shirt and chili feed. Proceeds help maintain and develop trails in the Chippewa Valley.

Eau Claire County Expo Center 5530 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: Entry fee varies

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. Jan. 28

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. 28

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-2pm Sat. Jan. 28

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

10am-4pm Sat. Jan. 28

The Friends of the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library Mini Book Sale

The Friends of the Library will hold a mini book sale on the lower level of the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library. There will be over 5,000 children’s and young adult books will be for sale. Most items will be either 25 cents or 50 cents.

Lower level of the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library 400 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sat. Jan. 28

Julie Buckman - Working With Your Oracle Deck

This is a 3 part class that will teach you techniques to become familiar with your personal oracle deck.

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

10am Sat. Jan. 28

Terrarium Workshop

Learn how to properly put together a glass terrarium that creates 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: Cost: Only pay for what you take home

10:15-10:55am Sat. Jan. 28

Swan Lake Ballety Studio Winter Session - Ballet and Jazz Dance 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.

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

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

Age: Various age groups from 3+

10:15-10:45am Sat. Jan. 28

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

10:30-11am Sat. Jan. 28

"Sweet" Structures

Calling all candy engineers! Grab your gumdrops and muster up your marshmallows for this extra sweet construction challenge. Join our playologists all week to build a fort or castle fit for Hansel and Gretel.

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. 28

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

11-11:45am Sat. Jan. 28

Swan Lake Ballety Studio Winter Session - Ballet and Jazz Dance 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.

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

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

Age: Various age groups from 3+

11am-2pm Sat. Jan. 28

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

1-5pm Sat. Jan. 28

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+

1-4pm Sat. Jan. 28

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

2pm Sat. Jan. 28

UWEC Film Series: Beauty & The Beast

The Disney animated classic. An arrogant noble man is turned into a beast and in order to break the spell he tries to win the love of a village girl, Belle.

Woodland Theater, Davies Center UWEC 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 for film series membership; $14 for family membership

Age: Rages G

2-5pm Sat. Jan. 28

Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra Presents: Family and Friends Concert

ECCO's annual free family concert. Maestro Frank A. Watkins conducts as local educator Wanda Miller narrates Ann Hayes romp "Meet the Orchestra" and introduces the audience to the musical instruments. Event includes a musical instrument "petting zoo", crafts, refreshments and music by Mozart and Haydn.

Grace Lutheran Church 202 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2pm Sat. Jan. 28

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. 28

"Sweet" Structures

Calling all candy engineers! Grab your gumdrops and muster up your marshmallows for this extra sweet construction challenge. Join our playologists all week to build a fort or castle fit for Hansel and Gretel.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

4-8pm Sat. Jan. 28

CVRG 7th Annual Spaghetti Feed Fundraiser

7th Annual Spaghetti Feed Fundraiser for Chippewa Valley Roller Girls. All You Can Eat Spaghetti and Garlic Bread for $8.00, plus a silent auction with TONS of local products and handmade items, and raffles all night long!

VFW Post 7232 2900 W Folsom St, Eau Claire

Cost: $8.00 Adults, $5.00 Kids 12 and Under

Age: All Ages

5:30pm Sat. Jan. 28

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

6pm-1am Sat. Jan. 28

Sawdust City Limits #2

Sawdust City Limits is a one-day music festival designed to showcase the quality and variety of Eau Claire's dynamic music scene – this time, featuring eight of Eau Claire's finest original acts: Evergreen Grass Band, Kalispell, The Heart Pills, FM Down, Two Castles, D. Janakey, Wayward, and Filthy Sweet. There's punk, folk, rock, electronic, pop, metal, hip hop, country, bluegrass and everything blended in between – and each artist is giving away a couple free downloads of their tracks to attendees. Your first domestic tap, rail, or soda is free.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Sat. Jan. 28

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

7pm Sat. Jan. 28

UWEC Film Series: Beauty & The Beast

The Disney animated classic. An arrogant noble man is turned into a beast and in order to break the spell he tries to win the love of a village girl, Belle.

Woodland Theater, Davies Center UWEC 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 for film series membership; $14 for family membership

Age: Rages G

7pm Sat. Jan. 28

ECWIT Presents: "Home, Bittersweet Home"

Dramatic Reader’s Theater strives to provide an opportunity for all kinds of literary material to be shared through reading without the traditional benefits of props, costumes, set or lighting. Instead, the focus becomes the creation and interaction between characters. Proceeds support the UUC.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation 421 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

7-10pm Sat. Jan. 28

Live Music: Eggplant Heroes

Eggplant Heroes is Americana collaboration among Duffy Duyfhuizen, Max Garland, Joel Pace, Olaf Lind, Caleb Horne, Dan Zerr, and Lucas Fischer. Mixing original tunes with songs by others that we like to play, EPH tries to bring a rich and eclectic musical experience.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Sat. Jan. 28

Live Music: Chris Schumacher

Chris Schumacher of Cap'n Seabeard brings his solo acoustic style to Caffe TEMPO.

Caffe TEMPO 315 East Madison Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $2 cover

Age: 13+

7:30pm Sat. Jan. 28

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. 28

Live Music: Elizabeth Ghandour + Jerrika Mighelle

Elizabeth Ghandour is a singer/songwriter based out of the Her main project is called Elizabeth Ghandour & The Heighburners, which plays mostly originals in the Americana/Folk genre. In Jerrika Mighelle's new released solo album debut, Eau Claire artist Jerrika Mighelle reflects on self discovery, love, loss, and life’s big questions.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

8:30pm Sat. Jan. 28

Clear Water Comedy Presents: JT Habersaat

JT Habersaat is a native New Yorker who now makes Austin Texas his home. He has opened for Kyle Kinane, Doug Standhope, and numerous punk bands throughout the country.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 Admission; $3 with student ID

Age: All Ages (18+ Recommended)

9pm Sat. Jan. 28

Live Music: Shane Leonard Trio

Shane Leonard performs under the name Kalispell, and also drums for Milwaukee band Field Report. He will be playing instrumental music with the one of kind guitarist, Dean Granros.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9:30pm-1:30am Sat. Jan. 28

Live Music: Cragars

The Cragars are a party band ready to rock. From oldies to newbies, they play a healthy mix of Rock N Roll music mixed with some country, hip hop, and original music.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

10pm Sat. Jan. 28

Yam Cannon Ball

It's the Yam "Cannon Ball". Get it? Good. Each year about this time local psychedelic rock band Yam Cannon decks out the Mousetrap in decorations and brings along some friends for a night of strange, enthralling music. Featured bands include, Giants Of Midgard, Hallie Death March, and Little Weird Sandbox. 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 01/28/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc