Events For 02/25/2017

Sat. Feb. 25

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. 25

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. 25

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

8:15am Sat. Feb. 25

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. 25

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. 25

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. Feb. 25

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-1pm Sat. Feb. 25

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

9-10am Sat. Feb. 25

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. Feb. 25

Introduction to Ayurveda, the Sister Science of Yoga: Life Wisdom Workshop

From 9-11:30, join Ingrid and Kathy for an introductory lesson on Ayurveda, the doshas and a yoga practice designed for the winter season. Lunch on your own. From 1-3, Self-care Ayurvedic practices, creating new habits and time and space for you. Basic knowledge of Ayurveda & the doshas or attendance to morning session is strongly encouraged for attending the afternoon session.

The Yoga Center of Eau Claire 2524 Golf Road Suite 2F, Eau Claire

Cost: $60 for both sessions; $30 for 9-11:30am OR 1-3pm

Age: All Ages

9am-noon Sat. Feb. 25

Tiny Tots Playhouse - Open Play

An interactive playhouse where children can bring their parents, grandparents or caregivers for a day of creative, memory-making fun.

Tiny Tots Playhouse 320 S. Wisconsin St., Fall Creek

Cost: $4/child

Age: All Ages

9:30-10:30am Sat. Feb. 25

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. 25

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. 25

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-2pm Sat. Feb. 25

Healthy Heart Fair

Each February, more than 1,000 people attend the annual Mayo Clinic Health System Healthy Heart Fair for free screenings, health education information and fun events for kids. Cholesterol and blood pressure screenings are offered by professional health care workers.

Mayo Clinic Health System kiosk at Oakwood Mall 4800 Golf Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am Sat. Feb. 25

Baskets & Brunch

Enjoy a breakfast brunch in the greenhouse, then discover the joy of creating your own hanging basket. You'll plant baby plants in your hanging basket. DTE will care for your baskets until they are ready to go outside. You can pick them up to take home in May.

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

Cost: $60 includes breakfast buffet and one basket; additional baskets are $50; registration required

10-11am Sat. Feb. 25

Kid’s Series: DIY Bath Bombs

These DIY bath bombs are fun to make and even cooler to use, kids will go home with some bath bombs that they create themselves in this class. Parents are welcome to attend with their children, but I’m sure you’ll appreciate the time to grocery shop more!

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

Cost: $5; Register up to 48 hours in advance

Age: Ages 5-10

10am-2pm Sat. Feb. 25

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

10:15-10:45am Sat. Feb. 25

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. 25

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-3pm Sat. Feb. 25

Scheels Bat Demo

Test out the season's latest bats and get properly fitted on-site. Great sales and register to win prizes. No pre-registration required.

Scheels All Sports 4710 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-2pm Sat. Feb. 25

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. 25

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+

noon-1:15pm Sat. Feb. 25

JointYoga for Pain Relief

JointYoga is rooted in traditional yoga practices and can help release areas of pain and restriction through Muscle Rebalancing, Acupressure and Joint Release, Integrated with Calming Techniques.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 for Yoga Room Members & $20 for Non-members

Age: 16+

noon-8pm Sat. Feb. 25

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

1-4pm Sat. Feb. 25

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. 25

5th Annual Quarter Auction

Cocktail/Social Hour 1pm, Auction Starts at 2pm. Over 100+ Items up for Auction. All proceeds benefit Relay for Life for the American Cancer Society. Bring your quarters for a fun filled afternoon. Brought to you by Horizon's and A to Z Embroidery & Screen Printing.

Horizon's Lounge 10764 County Highway Q, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 per paddle, additional paddles $3

2pm Sat. Feb. 25

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

2-4pm Sat. Feb. 25

2nd Annual Pourhouse Chili Cook off

Amateur chili cook off that anyone can enter. Bring friends to help judge. Monetary prize for 1st and 2nd place. They'll provide crackers, bowls, and spoons.

Kat's Pourhouse W301 Menomonie St., Elk Mound

Cost: Free to enter, $5 to judge

Age: All Ages

2pm Sat. Feb. 25

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

3-6pm Sat. Feb. 25

Henry's Birthday/Animal Benefit

An event held every year by Henry (Umbrella Cockatoo) to raise money for Bob's House for Dogs & Chippewa Humane. Donation will provide free food and beer while it lasts. Chinese raffle at 6 as well as a bake sale. Henry will be there from 3-4. Call Pam with raffle donations.

Butch and Jackie's Bateman Tavern 19990 County Highway X, Chippewa Falls

Cost: Please bring a donation for the animals. Check Bob Hous for Dogs & Chippewa Humane website for items needed.

Age: All Ages

4-6pm Sat. Feb. 25

Folk Rock Singer Jamie Kallestad

Enjoy live acoustic music of Jamie Kallestad, a folk/rock singer-songwriter from Cloquet, MN. A longtime guitarist and vocalist for the MN stomp-grass trio Saint Anyway, he is also one half of the New England Americana duo 90-Mile Portage. Jamie currently lives in Boston.

K Point Brewing (Inside The Coffee Grounds) 4212 Southtowne Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5pm Sat. Feb. 25

Live Music: Ditchrunners

The Ditchrunners play some honkin' tonkin gypsy gutter grass. Special guest: BREED.

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

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

5-7pm Sat. Feb. 25

A Night at the Forge

Enjoy some food and drinks and conversation at the Artisan Forge Studios. This will also be our soft opening to the Artisan Forge Studios Store & Gallery and the unveiling of their exciting expansion.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

6-8:30pm Sat. Feb. 25

Wine & Whimsy

Wine and Whimsy is a workshop with friends in front of a canvas with a glass of wine. A professional instructor will guide you through the painting of your very own masterpiece. If you have always wanted to learn to paint, but don't know where to begin, this is the experience for you.

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

Cost: $35

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Sat. Feb. 25

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

6:30-9:30pm Sat. Feb. 25

Comedian Tim Harmston

A well known headliner told Tim Harmston “You’re kind of like an idiot, but with smart material”. That winning combination has led Tim to appearances on CBS’s Late Show with David Letterman, Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham, the Bob and Tom radio show, Last Comic Standing and WPR.

Dunn County Historical Society 1820 Wakanda Street, Menomonie

Cost: $20

Age: 18+

6:30-9:30pm Sat. Feb. 25

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)

6:30-9:30pm Sat. Feb. 25

Mardi Gras Gumbo Cook-Off

Ten chefs battle it out for your vote on the best gumbo of the season. Celebrate Mardi Gras with delicious food and entertainment in the company of friends. If winter's chill has got you down, this is an evening to spice things up.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: $12

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Feb. 25

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

7-10pm Sat. Feb. 25

Live Music: Davey J and Friends

You could describe the Jones Tones as a roots music combo with significant blues influences, but their musical range includes rock and roll, reggae, Sun Records-style country, and urban folk.

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

Cost: FREE

7:30pm Sat. Feb. 25

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 Sat. Feb. 25

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 Sat. Feb. 25

Live Music: Twisted Rhythm

Twisted Rhythm is a high-energy cover band that plays a variety of music sure to satisfy your musical appetite.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

8pm Sat. Feb. 25

Live Music: Filthy Sweet & Dissonant Mind

Filthy Sweet is an original rock band based out of Eau Claire, WI. With a raw undefined sound, a high energy stage show, and an eclectic array of styles and influences, Filthy Sweet is sure to have something for everyone. Dissonant Mind plays rock, funk, metal, punk, alternative, blues, and jazz.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

8-10pm Sat. Feb. 25

Live Music: Laundry

Caffe TEMPO Water Street goes Alt Rock with Sam Lyons and "Laundry" straight outta Madison.

Cost: $3 - $2 Students

Age: 16+

8:30-11:30pm Sat. Feb. 25

Live Music: Todd Hurst

Fresh off the heels of releasing his first EP, country recording artist and Indiana native Todd Hurst shares stories of his life that crowds can relate to. Now a Minneapolis resident, he brings his songs to the stage with grit and and level of energy comparable to a rock & roll show.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Free with beverage purchase

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Feb. 25

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-2am Sat. Feb. 25

Live Music: Probable Cause

Probable Cause is one of the Chippewa Valley's most popular cover bands. High energy, great crowd interaction, and a professional attitude.

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

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Feb. 25

Late Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher Trio

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. 25

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 02/25/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Serious Circuits

Every Tuesday, Saturday until Dec. 26, 9-9:30am; Every Saturday until Mar. 30, 9-9:30am

Events with Tickets