Events For 02/03/2017

Fri. Feb. 3

ComCon

A weekend adventure created to bring together Stand-Ups, Storytellers, Improvisors, Sketch Writers, and anybody interested in the art of comedy together to explore, learn from each other, make new friends, strengthen our performance communities, write, and for sure have fun. ​

Paradise Shores 26364 CTH M, Holcombe

Cost: $120 early bird registration; $135 after Jan. 11 (Price does not include lodging)

Fri. Feb. 3

"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

Fri. Feb. 3

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

5:30-6:30am Fri. Feb. 3

Bootcamp with Jodi

Join Jodi for a great morning workout Monday through Friday every week. Check out the website for more information and register with us to stay updated.

Eau Claire Sport Warehouse 2983 11th St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 a class, first class is FREE!

Age: All Ages

8:30-10:30am Fri. Feb. 3

Open Freestyle Skate

Open figure skating time for all ages. All skaters must pay admission, coaches included.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $12 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

9-10:30am Fri. Feb. 3

Adult Open Stick & Puck

Open shooting time with nets and pucks for the adult hockey player. Must have own equipment, helmets with full cage required. Goalies skate free.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $6 or City Pass

Age: 18+

9-10am Fri. Feb. 3

YogaRoom Flow - All Levels Yoga

Looking for a Yoga class that checks all the boxes? This is it! You will work every part of your body building strength, fluidity and balance while linking breath to continuous movement.

The Yoga Room - Eau Claire Yoga Studio 2839 Mall Dr #1, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 Drop or Unlimited Monthly Membership only $80

9am-8pm Fri. Feb. 3

First Friday at the Local Store

Every First Friday of each month, Downtown Eau Claire business stay open late and offer special deals. This Friday, spend $25 or more at The Local Store and receive 15% OFF your entire purchase.

The Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

9-11:30am Fri. Feb. 3

Family Fun Zone

Children and parents enjoy open play on the large turf field filled with numerous toys, games, sports equipment, inflatables, and dress up clothes. Organized activities are also offered at different times each morning which children may participate in if they choose or continue with open play.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $4/child, adults are FREE

Age: Families of children age 0 to 6

9:15-10:15am Fri. Feb. 3

Lily Pad Lab: Tiny Scientists – Lil’ Sprouts Cooking

You and your little one can participate together in fun, age appropriate classes bursting with hands-on activities, healthy concept learning through games, and of course, empowering your little one to create their own special healthy snacks. Classes are theme-based and one hour in length.

Lily Pad Lab 1620 Ohm Ave (In the EC Music School), Eau Claire

Cost: $60 for 5 weeks, Drop in $15 (call ahead)

Age: Ages 2-6

9:30-10:30am Fri. Feb. 3

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+

9:30-11am Fri. Feb. 3

Play N Learn Play Group

Join this fun and free play group for preschool-aged children. You and your child will experience story time, hands on activities and lots of learning through play. Snack will be provided. Community resources and food pantry will be available.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Preschoolers and parents

10am-4pm Fri. Feb. 3

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 Fri. Feb. 3

Works in Progress: Kayla Johnson & Alexandra MoeHagen

Alexandra MoeHagen works with ink, graphite, watercolor, acrylic, and spraypaint, often mixing together several to create the finished piece. Kayla Johnson is a self-taught photographer who finds amazing beauty in the world around her.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Fri. Feb. 3

More than Meets the Eye: Patricia Mayhew Hamm and Students

Patricia Mayhew Hamm, an experimental artist, has developed her own style through 40 years of study with the use of dramatic color, strong contrasts and sound composition. The exhibit will feature the artwork of several of her students.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:45am Fri. Feb. 3

L.E. Phillips Library: Preschool Storytime

Stories, songs and fun designed to ignite children's language and brain development.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: ages 3-6

10:30-11:15am Fri. Feb. 3

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 Fri. Feb. 3

Little Learners Storytime

Short concept rich books, singing, finger plays, puppets and nursery rhyme repetition are used to help foster healthy brain development, enhance early language skills and nurture a love of reading. Lasts 15-20minutes.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Age 0-3 and caregivers

11am-1pm Fri. Feb. 3

Lunch Break Skate

Free Skate Rentals.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

11am Fri. Feb. 3

Growing Readers

For preschool children ages 3-6, this 30 minute storytime features books, songs, movement, and interactive learning activities that build pre-reading skills in your child, followed by an open activity/play period.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-6

11am-12:15pm Fri. Feb. 3

Beginning German

The eight sessions will focus on everyday topics such as greetings, family and leisure activities. AARP reports that learning a new language "can increase brain size, reduce memory lapses and even delay Alzheimer's disease." Class is intended for new learners.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire

Cost: $16 members; $24 non-members

1-6pm Fri. Feb. 3

Community Acupuncture Clinic

Community Acupuncture Clinic open every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Call ahead to reserve your place.

Classic Acupuncture 2711 Pleasant St. Suite 1H, Eau Claire

Cost: $30-$35 sliding scale fee

Age: 18+

3-4:30pm Fri. Feb. 3

Modern Dance Class

This is a modern dance class based on the techniques of Martha Graham and Michael Doran. all adults are invited to join us for this restorative , strength building and inspiring class.

Dancers Studio 800 Wisconsin St. (Banbury Place, Building 13 - Room 122), Eau Claire

Cost: $40 per month

Age: Adults all ages

3-8pm Fri. Feb. 3

Eau Claire Gun Show

Eau Claire Gun Show features modern and antique firearms, ammo, optics, knives, military and hunting related items for buy, sell and trade.

Best Western PLUS Eau Claire Conference Center 3340 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Adults $5, age 14 and under free

Age: All Ages

4-7pm Fri. Feb. 3

St Olaf Men's Club Fish Fry

The St Olaf Men's Club will be holding their famous All You Can Eat Fish Fry in the Father Agnew Parish Center. The Menu will feature 2 kinds of battered fish, baked fish, French fries, baked potato, vegetables, salad bar, coffee and milk.

St. Olaf Church 2407 North Lane, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 adults, $9 seniors, $4 children 5-12, free up to age 5, carryout $9

4:30-6pm Fri. Feb. 3

Teen Savvy

This new program is aimed at helping teens get ready for life in the “real world.” Over the course of this program, we will cover topics such as resumes and interview skills, cooking and other basic household skills, finances and more.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $24 Members; $36 Community

Age: Ages 12-18

4:45-6:15pm Fri. Feb. 3

Yoga Inversion Workshop

Keep an open mind and heart while you unleash your potential and recognize your inner strength. Play like a kid again as you work your inversions knowing that inverting with proper alignment and intention stimulates intuition and clarity.

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

Cost: $10 for Yoga Room Members $20 Non Member Rate

Age: 16+

5-9pm Fri. Feb. 3

Friday Family Night

Something for everyone, brought to you by Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire. Includes a youth area with dress up clothes, riding toys, building blocks, basketball, volleyball, soccer, football, large inflatables, movie and coloring, free popcorn, and more.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Family of two: $8, three: $12, four: $16, five or more: $20

5:30-6:30pm Fri. Feb. 3

Action Now! - Jedi Knights

Are you looking for an action-packed way to spend your Friday? Then enlist in an exhilaratingly fun program that will help you train like a champion! Join the elite rank of Jedi or superhero and take part in lightsaber training, obstacle courses, mental strengthening, and more!

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $24 Members; $36 Community

Age: Ages 7-11

5:30-7:30pm Fri. Feb. 3

Leinenkugel's Fridays Untapped

Head to the Leine Lodge for some great events, giveaways, music and a reason to get out of the house and down to the Leinie Lodge.

Leinenkugel's Leinie Lodge 124 E. Elm Street, Chippewa Falls

Age: 21+

5:30-7:30pm Fri. Feb. 3

Leinie Lodge: Fridays Untapped, featuring Woodshop

Cozy up to the fireplace and enjoy an evening of live music with Woodshop. A skiffle band from Minneapolis cutting up your favorite country boogie and blues for all to enjoy. This free event includes snacks giveaways and some of the best beer in the midwest.

Leinenkugel's 124 E. Elm St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9:30pm Fri. Feb. 3

5th Annual Super Beans Bean Bag Tournament

A double elimination tournament. Registration includes chili dinner. Free to spectators to come cheer on teams. Chili Feed can be purchased separately. Proceeds will be going to The Family Resource Center and Morning Rotary Fund Supporting community youth.

The Complexx (at Wagner's Lanes) 2159 Brackett Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: 2 person team $50, 4 person team $100, Spectators FREE

6-8pm Fri. Feb. 3

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 information on scheduled events and classes.

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

Cost: $35

6-9pm Fri. Feb. 3

First Friday at Tangled Up in Hue

Enjoy artwork from local "energy artist" Tanya Meyer, whose colorful pieces project healing energy and complex meaning. There will be a meet and greet with Tanya, live music from our house band Flannelin Boots and free snacks. Peruse the artwork from over 100 local artists and crafters.

Tangled Up in Hue 416 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-7:30pm Fri. Feb. 3

Monthly Wine Tasting Group

This monthly wine tasting group will begin by exploring wine basics, how to properly taste and how to describe or sense what you are tasting. Wine samples and pairing options provided. Each month will be a different style or varietal of wine.

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

Cost: $10; Online registration required 48 hours in advance

Age: 21+

7-10pm Fri. Feb. 3

Tunes at the Tasting Lounge

Every Friday you can enjoy our locally produced wines and spirits while listening to an array of local musicians. Check out Infinity Beverages' Facebook page or website before swinging down for updates and musician details.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Age: 21+

7-10pm Fri. Feb. 3

Live Music: Mark Healey & Jim Schuh Duo

As a duo Mark and Jim perform a variety of songs that they really like. Artists covered include: Badfinger, Beatles, Bob Dylan, Everly Bros., Buddy Holly, etc.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE212

Age: 21+

7pm Fri. Feb. 3

UWEC International Film Series: "Attack on Titan: Part 1"

In a world where giant humanoid Titans prey on humans, Eren joins the scouting legion to get revenge on the monsters who killed everyone in his town.

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

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

Age: Not Rated

7-9pm Fri. Feb. 3

Tuning Into Your Intuition

Do you ever have a "gut" feeling and find out it was right? Do you feel like your Guardian Angels are trying to tell you something or giving you signs? Join a relaxed and safe environment to learn, strengthen and practice Tuning Into Your Intuition with a guided practice session.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Love Donations Accepted; RSVP by text

Age: 18+

7pm Fri. Feb. 3

Live Music: Brian Bethke

Brian has been playing guitar and writing songs since he was 13 years old. Bethke is currently working on his first Official Studio album and has shared the stage with Jesse Lang, Jordis Unga, The Gin Blossoms, Michael Glabicki of Rusted Root, The Bodeans and many more.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Feb. 3

Decadent Cabaret 2017: Night Two

Decadent Cabaret is an annual three-day music festival featuring local bands and songwriters. Sets are usually 20 minute tributes to popular artists with mind-blowing performances all night long. Doors at 6. Tonight's performers are, in no particular order: Eduardo Rafael, Irie Sol,Distant Friends, Hemma, FanOffBirdSafe, The Dead, Yam Cannon, The Pheromones, and The Jaggernauts.

House of Rock 422 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: $7

Age: 21+

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Feb. 3

Eau Claire International Folk Dancers

A weekly recreational international dance group where you dance the dances of many lands. Come and join us whenever you like. No partners necessary. Wear comfortable clothes and soft-soled, non-marking clean shoes. First Fridays of the month are specialized for beginners.

YMCA Fitness Center 206 Emery St., Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $2/night; more if live music

7:30pm Fri. Feb. 3

ECCT Presents: James and the Giant Peach

When James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old fruit tree, he discovers a magic potion that results in a tremendous peach and launches a journey of enormous proportions. This delightfully offbeat musical adaptation of the classic Roald Dahl adventure is a true "masterpeach."

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $8 Youth, $12 Student, $18 Seniors, $22 Adult

Age: All Ages

8-10pm Fri. Feb. 3

Live Music: Whale House

Local rock trio Whale House fills the evening with original songs influenced by classic, grunge and 90s rock.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Fri. Feb. 3

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-1am Fri. Feb. 3

Live Music: The Brosevelts

Hard rock/heavy metal cover band The Brosevelts playing Foo Fighters, Metallica, Iron Maiden, Tool, Black Sabbath, Nirvana, and much more.

Tailgates Sports Bar & Grill 1505 N. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9:30pm-1:30am Fri. Feb. 3

Live Music: The Commotion

The Commotion promotes a high energy, fun atmosphere that will make you want to jump out of your seats and let loose! We play a variety of music starting back in the 60's, rocking and rolling all the way to today's hits including rock, country, pop, and blues music.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

10pm Fri. Feb. 3

Live Music: Flaming Doublewides

Eau Claire's greasy and gritty blues-rock quartet! The Flaming Doublewides are Jon Loomis, Laura Sommer, John Strei and Katie Vagnino. Doors at 8pm.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 02/03/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc