Events For 02/18/2017

Sat. Feb. 18

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. Feb. 18

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

8am-4pm Sat. Feb. 18

Think Spring Garden Seminar

Keynote speaker Jeff Epping leads off the day with a visual tour of English gardens followed by sessions addressing both landscape and vegetable gardening. The seminar will include vendors, doorprizes, morning coffee and lunch. Download a full brochure online.

Avalon Hotel & Conference Center 1009 W. Park Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25 Early Bird; $30 after Feb. 8

Age: All Ages

8-8:55am Sat. Feb. 18

Zumba with Emily

Zumba is a Latin based, shake your booty aerobic workout.

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: Age 12+

8:10-11:10am Sat. Feb. 18

Healthy Heart Group Fitness Medley

30 minute classes of Body Pump, Spin, Yoga, Bootcamps, and more. Snacks, prizes, and educational seminars.

Highland Fitness Center 2221 Eastridge Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:15am Sat. Feb. 18

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 103 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: See cost information online

8:15-9:15am Sat. Feb. 18

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. Feb. 18

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+

8:30am-5pm Sat. Feb. 18

Retirement Seminar Hosted By Tom Kidd

Tom Kidd, owner of Balanced Wellness Services, will have you look at your life from multiple angles to help prepare you for retirement. You will look at your life socially, emotionally, physically, spiritually, financially and more. During the seminar, you will be able to start your intentional action plan to help you prepare for a successful and enjoyable retirement.

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

Cost: $50 per person, or $75 per group of two

9am-4pm Sat. Feb. 18

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. Feb. 18

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. Feb. 18

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. Feb. 18

39th Annual Home & Garden Show

Features over 150 exhibitors, educational seminars, and a chance to win your dream outdoor kitchen and patio. Tickets are on sale until Feb. 16th at Gordy's Market (Eau Claire, Chippewa Falls, Augusta, & Osseo locations), Green Oasis, & the Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association office.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $6 through Feb 16th, $8 at the Door, $12 for a weekend pass (available at the door)

9-10am Sat. Feb. 18

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-2pm Sat. Feb. 18

CPR/First Aid classes

First Aid and CPR / AED courses are designed to teach the basic life support skills needed to render emergency care when needed. Participants who successful complete the class will receive a certification in Adult CPR/AED and Infant CPR with First Aid.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

9-9:30am Sat. Feb. 18

Serious Circuits

30 minutes of weights and cardio circuit training with personal Trainer Emily Balow

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $8

Age: 12+

9:30-11:30am Sat. Feb. 18

"Who's Been Here?" Winter Tracking for Kids

Kids can learn some of the detective work it takes to figure out what critters leave what tracks in winter. Bring boots, gloves, and warm clothing for outdoor exploration. Class includes making a plaster cast of a wild animal track to take home. Register by Feb. 14.

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

Cost: Friends $7; Nonmembers $10 (one chaperone is free)

Age: Ages 8+

9:30-10:30am Sat. Feb. 18

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. Feb. 18

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. Feb. 18

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-4pm Sat. Feb. 18

Winter Escape - Ladies in the Greenhouse

Escape the cold and come enjoy a day with your friends shopping in our greenhouse. Stroll through the artist and vendor booths, check out our brand new home décor and support our local entrepreneurs.

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

10-11am Sat. Feb. 18

DIY: Herbal Salves

Learn how to create healing salves with herbal oils for pain, wounds and other skin ailments. In this class, we will cover a handful of herbs as well details on how to blend and heat oils with wax to create high quality herbal salves. All supplies included with workshop tuition.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-11am Sat. Feb. 18

First Time Home Buyer Seminar

Seminar is presented in a very laid back no pressure environment. A learning tool for many first time home buyers to help sort through the information you're reading and figure out what's the most reliable and what works for you.

Chippewa Valley Property Management 1827 Brackett Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

10:15-10:45am Sat. Feb. 18

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

10:15-10:55am Sat. Feb. 18

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+

10:30am-noon Sat. Feb. 18

Live Music: Morgan McCandles

The Saturday Morning Acoustic Series continues with Morgan McCandles of "Distant Friends" bringing his original acoustic sound to Caffe TEMPO on Water Street. Bring your own cup and save 7%. Listen for free.

Caffe Tempo 508 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-2pm Sat. Feb. 18

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

11-11:45am Sat. Feb. 18

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-4pm Sat. Feb. 18

Fiber Arts & Folk Life Festival

30 local fiber artists weaving, spinning, rug-hooking, braiding, quilting, knitting, tatting & more! Explore live-action carving, painting, toy-building, felting, and cordage making. Enjoy displays, live demonstrations and fun hands-on activities for all ages. Experience traditional food, music and performance. Lunch and ice cream available in the museum's historic ice cream parlor.

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

Cost: $7 adults, $4 kids 5-17, 4 and under free

Age: All Ages

11am Sat. Feb. 18

4th Annual Volume One Cribbage Championship

Do you have cribbage skills? Do you enjoy testing them out in bracketed-style competition? The Local Store is hosting the fourth annual Volume One Cribbage Championship. Winners receive awesome Local Store prizes. All game materials provided. Tournament made possible with help from the Chippewa Valley Cribbage Club.

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

Cost: $5 registration fee

noon-3pm Sat. Feb. 18

Wellness Saturday

Sample wellness products, free chair massages, meet local wellness professionals and owners enjoy 20% off all wellness items. Free wellness talks in the classroom include: "Joy is the Ultimate Wellness" by Dr. Jodi Ritsch at 1pm and "Moving Well Through Life" by Chris Hayden at 2pm.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-2pm Sat. Feb. 18

Y-Rep Auditions "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"

This spring, come play with us as we put on “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!” In this program, the student-actors are a huge part of the process, having input on props, costumes, and character choices. Everyone who registers and auditions will get a part onstage.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Age: 8-14

12:30-2:30pm Sat. Feb. 18

"Who's Been Here?" Winter Tracking for Kids

Kids can learn some of the detective work it takes to figure out what critters leave what tracks in winter. Bring boots, gloves, and warm clothing for outdoor exploration. Class includes making a plaster cast of a wild animal track to take home. Register by Feb. 14.

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

Cost: Friends $7; Nonmembers $10 (one chaperone is free)

Age: Ages 8+

12:30-2pm Sat. Feb. 18

Singing Bowls

Traditional historic singing bowls produce sounds that invoke deep states of relaxation; naturally assisting one in entering expanded states of consciousness and meditation. The sound of the bowls creates a deep level of communication with our inner world that opens us to the divine.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20 (member discount available)

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Sat. Feb. 18

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. Feb. 18

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

1-4pm Sat. Feb. 18

Ceramics: Hand Building 101

Instructor Alexander Carlson will show us unique ways to make a creative ceramic bowl and allow us to add our own personal touch to make it our own. We intentionally skipped the 11th to allow the clay to set up for firing.

Arts Coming Together: School of the Arts 107 Wilson Court, Menomonie

Cost: $50

1pm Sat. Feb. 18

Wellness Day at Menomonie Market Co-Op

Learn how to create a healthier life during this free community event. Features health talks and opportunities to taste and try a variety of locally grown and produced foods and wellness products. The community is invited. Free lectures at 1pm and 2pm.

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

2pm Sat. Feb. 18

UWEC Film Series: Kubo and The Two Strings

Kubo lives a quiet, normal life in a small shoreside village until a spirit from the past turns his life upside down by re-igniting an age-old vendetta. This creates havoc as gods and monsters chase Kubo who, in order to survive, must locate a magical suit of armor once worn by his late father, a legendary Samurai warrior.

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

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

2-3:30pm Sat. Feb. 18

James Wedgwood – Comedic Ventriloquist

Like a one-man variety show, James makes virtually everything talk - from wooden "associates," to purses, bottles, and even audience members.

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

Cost: VIP $20 / Adults $15 / Seniors and Students $10

Age: All Ages

2-10pm Sat. Feb. 18

9 Pin Tap Bowling Tournament for the Cadott High School Class of 2017

Senior Lock-in Fundraiser! There will be two shifts at 2pm and 7pm Lots of raffle prizes. If you have a team or individuals to bowl with all profits going to fund the Cadott High School Class of 2017 Lock-In, which provides a fun and safe environment for the graduates on graduation night.

Spare Me Bowl and Grill 109 E Chippewa St, Cadott

Cost: $15/ Per person in advance, $20 at the door

Age: All Ages

4:30-5:30pm Sat. Feb. 18

2nd Annual Viola Jamboree

115 viola players from all over Wisconsin and Minnesota will come to the UWEC. This daylong event is free and open to the public and will celebrate all things viola. After a day-long workshop on ensemble skills, technique, performance anxiety, and improvisation, the day will end with an all-viola concert for the public.

UWEC Schofield Auditorium 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-11pm Sat. Feb. 18

Banbury Jam 1: Paul Tweed Band + Nick Anderson + Skinny Lovers

Come on out for the first Banbury Jam. Tapas tasting menu by Chef Michelle Thiede from 5:30-7pm. Bands start at 7pm. Local food, local music, local brews, all in the comfort of the Forage event space in Banbury Place.

Forage 930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

5:30-8:30pm Sat. Feb. 18

Live Jazz: Tim Sullivan + Christine Hitt

Since graduating from Memorial High School in 2002, Tim's musical journey has taken him around the world. He has been fortunate to work with a wide array of artists, including Aretha Franklin. Tim will take the stage with local pianist, Christine Hitt, for some jazz standards.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7pm Sat. Feb. 18

UWEC Film Series: Kubo and The Two Strings

Kubo lives a quiet, normal life in a small shoreside village until a spirit from the past turns his life upside down by re-igniting an age-old vendetta. This creates havoc as gods and monsters chase Kubo who, in order to survive, must locate a magical suit of armor once worn by his late father, a legendary Samurai warrior.

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

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

7-10pm Sat. Feb. 18

Tunes at the Tap Room: Jacob Green

Featuring Jacob Green a multi-string playing, one man band. Original and well known songs played in a unique way. Intimate setting serving many delicious cocktails and a variety of craft brews.

Chippewa River Distillery & Brewster Bros. Brewing Co. 402 W River St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Feb. 18

CVTG Presents: "Moon Over Buffalo"

Fading 1950's stars, George and Charlotte Hay, receive word that director Frank Capra is coming to see their matinee. Unfortunately, everything that could go wrong does go wrong. "The comedy has audiences rolling in the aisles. This has to be one of the most hysterical things ever put on stage" - Liz Smith, New York Post

The Grand Theatre 102 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $22 Adults; $10 Youth / Active Military

7:30-11pm Sat. Feb. 18

Ballroom, Swing and Latin Dance

This dance features the Connor Pietrzak big band from UWEC. There will be all styles of music played for your dancing pleasure. All dancers are welcome to attend. Dressy attire.

St. Mary's Community Center 1812 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: $20 per person

8pm Sat. Feb. 18

Live Music: Probable Cause

Probable Cause will be back rockin' the Snout; great music and great fun! Playing everything from Tom Petty to Metallica.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

8pm Sat. Feb. 18

Live Music: Nivrana + Freaks When Sees

Nivrana is a Nirvana tribute band based out of Minnesota. Freaks When Sees is an alternative rock band from Eau Claire.

Every Buddy's Bar 19 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

8pm Sat. Feb. 18

Live Music: Paul Spring

Get to the Cabin tonight for some drinks and late night tunes by Paul Springs.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

8:30-11:30pm Sat. Feb. 18

Live Music: Singer & Songwriter Ken Valdez

Ken Valdez has been referred to as the "Best Kept Secret" by many in the music industry virtually since he burst onto the scene in the early 2000's. The has been turning heads for a decade and a half with versatility, raw talent and true grit.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Free with Beverage Purchase

Age: 21+

8:30pm-12:30am Sat. Feb. 18

Transistor Radio

Transistor Radio was the brainchild of lead guitar player Chris Connell to bring back the sounds of the 70s played on the Transistor Radio. Some of the greatest R&B and soul songs have been forgotten and we have taken it upon ourselves to bring them back.

Sammy's Pizza 2812 London Rd, Eau Claire

9pm Sat. Feb. 18

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 Sat. Feb. 18

Live Music: Rockalypse

Rockalypse will be rockin and rollin at My Place Bar for their monthly birthday bash for the fine folks.

My Place Bar 408 Galloway St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm-2am Sat. Feb. 18

Live Music: Left Wing Bourbon

Left Wing Bourbon is fronted by the powerful, sultry vocals of Faith Ulwelling and the solid backbone funky bass of Jacob Ulwelling. Studio Electronics mastermind Tim Caswell drives the keyboards and the funky jazzy guitar of John Neitz. Revolving beats by Jared Mondlock and Derrick Biederman.

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

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Feb. 18

The Jimi Hendrix / Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute Show

The Minneapolis based band, Crooked Dice, will be showcasing the legendary songs from Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimi Hendrix and their influences.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Feb. 18

Late Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher + Friends

Jeremy Boettcher has performed music throughout the world. He has toured extensively in S. Carey, traveling throughout the US, Canada, and Europe. Recently, Jeremy finished a residency for Jazz at Lincoln Center in Doha, Qatar. Jeremy’s musical tastes are eclectic, and he emphasizes music that feels good, and also stimulates one’s intellect.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9:30pm-1:30am Sat. Feb. 18

Live Music: Sage

Sage is a Classic Rock/Country band based out of midwestern Wisconsin

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

Ongoing Events For 02/18/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

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