Events For 02/24/2017

Fri. Feb. 24

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

Fri. Feb. 24

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 (Inside The Local Store) 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:30am Fri. Feb. 24

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

8am-4pm Fri. Feb. 24

Chetek Winter Fest 2017

Chetek's yearly winter extravaganza featuring a snowmobile race, music, bonfire to follow, poker run, pancake feed, snowshoe/cross country, and a scavenger hunt. There is an Ice rink available all day and kid's activities.

Lake Chetek Lakeview Drive, Chetek

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

8am Fri. Feb. 24

UWEC Trumpet Festival

Aims to educate high school students in the greater Eau Claire area. Students have the opportunity to perform in a large group trumpet choir, smaller chamber ensembles, and learn from esteemed professors of trumpet Professor Robert Baca of UW-Eau Claire and Dr. Amy Schendel of the University of Iowa.

Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, UWEC 121 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20

8:30-10:30am Fri. Feb. 24

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. 24

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. 24

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 Fri. Feb. 24

Winter Camp

Winter Camp is a great opportunity for youth to spend their February break enjoying winter activities at camp, like snowshoeing, tubing, drinking hot chocolate, and playing classic snow games. We provide transportation to and from camp.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Age: Grades 2-7

9-11:30am Fri. Feb. 24

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.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $4/child, adults are FREE

Age: Families of children age 0 to 6

9:30-10:30am Fri. Feb. 24

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+

9:30-11:30am Fri. Feb. 24

Navigating Windows 10

If you recently installed and upgraded to Windows 10, would like to learn more about what is new and improved and see the differences from Windows 8, bring your laptop with batteries charged and join us in this 4-week (8 hours) class. Items for class: laptop with Windows 10, battery charged & pen/paper.

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

Cost: $20 for members / $30 for non-members

10am-4pm Fri. Feb. 24

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 Fri. Feb. 24

Revelations Studio Exhibit: Students of DeVona Brodt

Revelations Studio is a small private studio located between Chippewa Falls and Cadott Wisconsin. It is primarily an art academy where Devona Brodt continues with her life long passion of teaching others how to draw, paint, and find their creative voice. The artwork of Brodt’s students will be on display.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:45am Fri. Feb. 24

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

10:30am Fri. Feb. 24

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. 24

Lunch Break Skate

Free Skate Rentals.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

11am-3:15pm Fri. Feb. 24

School's Out Open Skate

Session 1: 11am-1pm. Session 2: 1:15pm-3:15pm. Skate rentals are free.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3/session, $6 for both sessions

Age: All Ages

11am Fri. Feb. 24

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-noon Fri. Feb. 24

Feel Good Friday

Guest Speaker: Laurie Pettis: Lifestyle Coach, Personal Trainer at the Eau Claire YMCA. Learn simple, effective, and realistic ways to take better care of yourself. Bring along ideas/examples of little things that make you feel good! We want this to be a really interactive session.

Augusta Senior and Community Center 616 West Washington St., Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11:30am-1:45pm Fri. Feb. 24

School's Out Rink Rat Hockey

Mite/Squirt (age 7-10): 11:30am-12:30pm. Peewee/Bantam (age 11-14): 12:45pm-1:45pm. Open hockey time for youth players by age. Must have full equipment. Age 15+ not permitted to skate in Rink Rats.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: Ages 7-14

noon-8pm Fri. Feb. 24

The Artist Eye Art Exhibit

Break winter’s humdrum by enjoying some fresh art at Galaudet Gallery’s first art exhibit of 2017 The Artist’s Eye. Over 1500 square feet of gallery space found in the four rooms of Galaudet Gallery in downtown Eau Claire.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Fri. Feb. 24

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

3-4:30pm Fri. Feb. 24

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

5-9pm Fri. Feb. 24

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.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

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

5:15-6:45pm Fri. Feb. 24

Yoga Inversion Workshop

Keep an open mind and heart while you unleash your potential and recognize your inner strength. Bring your fun to this one. 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 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 Rate for Yoga Room Members $20 Non Member Rate

Age: 16+

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Feb. 24

Dinner Jazz: Michael Shults

Get to the Lakely tonight for some live jazz presented by the Michael Shults Group. Shults is a UWEC professor and host of The Lakely's monday night jazz sessions.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

6-9pm Fri. Feb. 24

Pop-Up Pasta and Wine Dinner

Chef Anthony Chavez of LiveGreatFood has prepared a 4 Course tasting menu highlighting some of his hand-crafted specialty pastas. Anthony, a new American/Northwoods trained chef & butcher, has an affinity for local cuisine.

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

6-11pm Fri. Feb. 24

UW-Stout Film Series: "Loving"

Based on the true story of interracial couple Richard and Mildred Loving, and the plaintiffs in the case 1967 U.S. Supreme Court decision Loving v. Virginia, which invalidated state laws prohibiting interracial marriage.

UW-Stout Applied Arts 210 415 13th Ave E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-9:30pm Fri. Feb. 24

The Fire Ball

The Fire Ball is the Chippewa Valley's drag ball extravaganza. Each year in the Spring, UW-Eau Claire plays host to local and national drag performers who turn it out for packed audiences. Headlined by drag superstars from RuPaul's Drag Race, The Fire Ball is a must-see event. 100% of proceeds fund student social justice efforts.

Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 General Admission

Age: 15+ (or at parents' discretion)

7-10pm Fri. Feb. 24

Tunes at the Tasting Lounge

Every Friday you can enjoy 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+

7pm Fri. Feb. 24

UWEC Film Series: "Easy A"

Prompted by her popular best friend to spill details of her boring weekend, Olive, a clean-cut teen, decides to spice things up by telling a little lie about losing her virginity. When the high-school busybody overhears the conversation and spreads it all over campus, Olive is suddenly notorious but for the wrong reasons.

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

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

Age: Raged PG-13

7-9pm Fri. Feb. 24

Mediums At Large - Messages of Love and Light

An Evening of messages of love and light with Onae and possibly one guest medium. The hope is to give messages to everyone in hopes that tonight is your night to receive a message of love, light and healing with Spirit.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Love Donation (suggested $20 donation)

7-10pm Fri. Feb. 24

Bottomless Noodles Jazz Combo

Bottomless Noodles is a jazz combo putting their own spin on the great jazz standards of the past, while staying true to their roots. Bottomless Noodles is sure to bring you an energetic night that will leave you wanting more.

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

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Feb. 24

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. 24

UWEC Theatre Presents: "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street"

The unsettling tale of a Victorian-era barber who returns home to London after fifteen years of exile to take revenge on the corrupt judge who ruined his life. Sweeney Todd is lush, operatic, and full of soaring beauty, pitch-black comedy and stunning terror.

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

7:30pm Fri. Feb. 24

MTG Presents: "Secret Garden, The Musical"

This enchanting classic of children's literature is reimagined in brilliant musical style by composer Lucy Simon and Marsha Norman, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright.

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

Cost: $18 student/senior; $20 Adults

8pm Fri. Feb. 24

Live Music: Step Rockets + Denny

The Step Rockets continue to push the boundaries of indie pop with unique instrumentation and progressive songwriting. Step Rockets have developed a reputation as one of the most exciting new live bands on the scene, seamlessly blending wailing guitar solos and anthemic melodies with infectious dance grooves.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

8pm Fri. Feb. 24

Volleyball after Dark Open Gym

Volleyball after dark open gym at the Eau Claire Sport Warehouse from 8PM-Midnight. A night of volleyball or turf fun. Turf available for those who want to shoot some goals or start mini flag football games.

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

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

8:30-11:30pm Fri. Feb. 24

The Sue Orfield Band

The Sue Orfield Band is back in action at The Plus. Come on by and enjoy great music and food.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Fri. Feb. 24

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

9-11pm Fri. Feb. 24

Gallery Friday: Steven T. Hobert

Steven Hobert's piano compositions and improvisations swirl and sway through a magical landscape of haunting harmonies, driving grooves & playful phrasing.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 Cover

9:30pm-1:30am Fri. Feb. 24

Live Music: 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+

Ongoing Events For 02/24/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Events with Tickets