Events For 03/17/2017

Fri. Mar. 17

Crafted: A Craft Beer + Art Show

Beer-inspired watercolor art by local artists Dez Lezotte and Sarah Eileen Smith. Lezotte's work colorfully exposes the plants behind the beers we drink while Smith's playful pieces are a a collision of the worlds of fashion illustration and craft beer.

The Eau Claire Fire House 202 Gibson St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Fri. Mar. 17

UW-Stout Emeritus, Rob Price

UW-Stout School of Art & Design Emeritus, Rob Price will show charcoal/pastel drawings from images of his recent travels across the U.S..Refreshments will be served at the reception.

The Barrel Room Wine Bar 320 Main St. E., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8:30-10:30am Fri. Mar. 17

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. Mar. 17

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. Mar. 17

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-9pm Fri. Mar. 17

Eau Claire's Birthday Sale Weekend!

All weekend receive 15% OFF ALL "Eau Claire" apparel, art, things, and books at The Local Store! Eau Claire's Official Birthday is March 19 and we're turning 145! Join us at The Local Store and Volume One Gallery for a weekend of sales and events celebrating our great city.

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

9-11:30am Fri. Mar. 17

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

9am-3pm Fri. Mar. 17

Barn Quilt Workshop

Aun-filled day & create your OWN Barn Quilt to add a splash of color to your barn, garage, yard or garden $55.00 for a 2’ x 2’ barn quilt OR $85.00 for a 4’ x 4’ barn quilt Fee includes: Supplies, equipment & instruction plus snacks, lunch & beverages.

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

Cost: $55; sign-up and pay by 3/15

Age: All Ages

9:30-10:30am Fri. Mar. 17

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+

10am-4pm Fri. Mar. 17

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. Mar. 17

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

10-11am Fri. Mar. 17

Storybook Hiking Trail

xplore spring-themed songs, interactive stories, and movement activities that encourage your children to think about the ever-changing world around them and their role in it. All abilities are welcome to participate and we will do our best to accommodate your child's needs.

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

Cost: Friends $3 per child, Adults free, Nonmembers $5 per child, Adults free

Age: Ages 3 - 8

10-11am Fri. Mar. 17

Owl Prowl

The evening will begin with a short walk outside to listen and hoot for owls, after which we will return inside to discover some of the unique traits of the owl family. A guest appearance by BCR’s non-releasable owl is expected toward the end of the program.

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

Cost: Friends Adult $5 Child $3; Nonmembers: Adult $8 Child$5

Age: Upper elemementary to adult

10am-2pm Fri. Mar. 17

Charles Matson Lume "I Do Not Have To See In Order To Believe"

UW-Stout School of Art & Design Professor, Charles Lume will have the reception for his sabbatical exhibition, I Do Not Have to See to Believe (for W.S. Merwin) an installation of various objects and mediums that manipulate light.

Furlong Gallery 178 Micheels Hall, UW-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Fri. Mar. 17

The Art of Hugh Mandelert - A Retrospective

Retrospective showing of original artwork of Chippewa Falls-born artist Hugh Mandelert including fabric design swatches, early portraits, and landscape paintings. Private collection. Select pieces available for purchase through B-Framed Galleries.

B-Framed Galleries 313 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:45am Fri. Mar. 17

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. Mar. 17

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

10:45-11:30am Fri. Mar. 17

Lily Pad Lab: Preschool Spanish

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 (6 weeks), Drop in $12 (Call ahead)

Age: Ages 1-5

11am-1pm Fri. Mar. 17

Lunch Break Skate

Free Skate Rentals.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

11am Fri. Mar. 17

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-11:55pm Fri. Mar. 17

Barrel Proof Dopplebock Whiskey Release

Celebrate St Patrick's day by trying a new Eau Claire made whiskey! Stop by the Infinity Beverages Winery and Distillery Tasting Lounge for a complimentary sample of our new Barrel Proof Dopplebock Whiskey also receive $1 off all whiskey drinks for the night.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

11am Fri. Mar. 17

Barrel Proof Doppelbock Whiskey Release

Head to Infinity Beverages to check out their newest experimental doppelbock whiskey.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

noon-8pm Fri. Mar. 17

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

noon-5pm Fri. Mar. 17

200 Main: Jo Burke + Jody Balow + Lissa Siedow

Gallery and Studios in downtown Eau Claire. Featuring artwork for purchase by Jo Burke, Jody Balow and home decor by Lissa Siedow, we also host local visiting artists and frequent receptions to celebrate the arts in our community.

200 Main - Gallery & Studios 200 Main St., Eau Claire

3-8pm Fri. Mar. 17

8th Annual Wisconsin Sport Show

Visit over 150 exhibitors, try to catch a big one at the huge indoor Trout Pond, attend professional hunting and fishing seminars, or shop any of our great outdoor businesses in; fishing, hunting, boating, camping, Canadian resorts, ATVs, RVs, pontoons, guns and accessories, outdoor retail, hunting dogs, clothing and more. Door prizes and concessions.

Chippewa Valley Expo Center 5150 Menard Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $6 Advance, $8 Door, Children 11 and younger FREE

Age: All Ages

3-4:30pm Fri. Mar. 17

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

3-4:30pm Fri. Mar. 17

"Hamilton" Appreciation Event

Whether you've listened to the music once or a hundred times, join us for trivia and a finish the lyrics game. Call or sign up at the library.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: For grades 6-12

4-7pm Fri. Mar. 17

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

4-7:30pm Fri. Mar. 17

Knights of Columbus Fish Fry

Menu includes: deep fried and baked cod loins, au gratin potatoes, french fries, green beans, baked beans, coleslaw, dessert, bread pudding, milk and coffee. Carryouts available. Church is handicapped accessible.

St. Raymond Parish E10455 Mallard Road, Fall Creek

Cost: 3-piece Dinner: $10; 2-piece Dinner: $9; Ages 6-11: $5

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Fri. Mar. 17

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

5-8pm Fri. Mar. 17

Leinenkugel's Canoe Paddle Release Party

Leinenkugel is bringing back its Canoe Paddler. Join them in celebrating it's release at the Leinie Lodge on St. Patty's Day. Beer, Food, Prizes & More.

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

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Mar. 17

Dinner Jazz: Riding Horses w/ Special Guest Mike Lewis

Using a wide palette of sounds from synthesizers, guitars, pedal steel, viola, and percussion, Riding Horses is a fluctuating group of players from S. Carey, Aero Flynn, and The Tallest Man on Earth (among others) exploring instrumental music, both improvised and familiar.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Fri. Mar. 17

11th Annual Eau Claire St. Patrick's Day Celebration with WHYS 96.3

Features EC shortest sidewalk parade (gather 5:30pm @ 405 So. Farwell St.) to Acoustic. Live Music : Shillelagh Lads & UKE Club of EC (6-9pm) Irish Food & Drink. Family Friendly: Bring A limerick/joke to tell. Silent Auction. Admission by Donation. All proceeds pay WHYS annual streaming fees.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: Admission by Donation

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Fri. Mar. 17

St. Patty's Day Free Fun Run/Walk

Free fun run, starting and ending at Lazy Monk Brewing. The distance will be about 4-5 easy miles for runners and walkers. Go to Indianhead Track Club Facebook page or website for more details.

Lazy Monk Brewing, LLC 97 West Madison Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Fri. Mar. 17

Paint at Cheers Pablo

Head to Cheers Pablo for one of many painting events, or a DIY sign class. No painting experience necessary, just come ready to have fun. More information about available classes online.

Cheers Pablo 2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 per person, $25 for Kids Under 12

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. Mar. 17

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+

7-9pm Fri. Mar. 17

Mediums At Large - Messages of Love and Light

An evening of messages of love and light with Onae and Teri and our guest medium Judy Meinen. Our hope is to give messages to everyone so join us in hopes that tonight is your night to receive a message of love light and healing with Spirit. RSVP via facebook or by text.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Love Donation Accepted (suggested $20 donation)

7-9pm Fri. Mar. 17

Caitlin McGarvey EP Release Show

Bigger EP Release Party and Show with Savannah Smith and D. Janacke.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $3 Cover

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Fri. Mar. 17

Reservoir in the V1 Gallery

Celebrate Eau Claire's birthday weekend with a free and all-ages show from Reservoir, a local indie-folk band.

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

Cost: FREE

7:30pm Fri. Mar. 17

ECCT Presents: The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe

This dramatization of C.S. Lewis' classic story faithfully recreates the magic and mystery of Aslan, the great lion, his struggle with the White Witch and the adventures of the four Pevensie children, Peter Edmund, Susan, and Lucy, who inadvertently find their way through an old wardrobe in the exciting and fantastical land of Narnia.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Ticket Price TBA

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Mar. 17

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

7:30-9pm Fri. Mar. 17

(CANCELLED/POSTPONED) Samite - Contemporary Ugandan Folk Music

World-renowned musician Samite was born and raised in Uganda where his grandfather taught him to play the traditional flute. His smooth vocals are accompanied by the kalimba, marimba, litungu, and various flutes that mesmerize audiences.

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

Cost: $18 adults, $17 seniors, $8 youth

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Mar. 17

CVTG Presents: "Always a Bridesmaid"

In this hilarious comedic romp, four friends have sworn to keep the promise they made on the night of their Senior Prom -- to be in each other's weddings, no matter what. More than thirty years later, these friends-for-life are still making the "long walk" for each other. Hop in this marriage-go-round for a laugh-out-loud journey as they navigate the choppy waters of love and matrimony.

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

Cost: $22 Adults; $10 Youth / Student

8pm Fri. Mar. 17

Live Music: Cold Kingdom

Cold Kingdom is a heavy metal band from Minneapolis.

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

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

9pm Fri. Mar. 17

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. Mar. 17

Live Music: Nick Foytik Band

Nick Foytik plays the blues with strong traditional roots. His style has a vibrant rhythm section, taking it to a new electrified level. You can hear influences from the old Delta masters, early electric blues musicians, a bit of rock n’ roll, jazz, funk, and sacred steel.

My Place 408 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Fri. Mar. 17

Vinyl Night: BMoen + JMoen

Eau Claire's own BMoen spins some tunes on our record players. Requests are welcome.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Fri. Mar. 17

Late Jazz: Mike Lewis Trio

Lewis, saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist, is best known for his work with Bon Iver, Andrew Bird, Happy Apple, and many Minneapolis bands. The group will rounded out by Bon Iver co-conspirator, Sean Carey (drums), and Lakely poster child, Jeremy Boettcher (upright bass).

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm-1am Fri. Mar. 17

Live Music: The Brosevelts

Come celebrate St. Paddy's Day with The Brosevelts. We play a fun mix of heavy metal and hard rock such as: Van Halen, Metallica, Tool, Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Rush, Megadeth, Motorhead, Foo Fighters, Nirvana, STP, Rage and much more.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9:30pm-1:30am Fri. Mar. 17

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+

9:30pm Fri. Mar. 17

The Shillelagh Lads - St. Patty's Show

Eau Claire's favorite pub band is back with whimsical dialogue, crowd interplay, robust sing-alongs, and of course- dance tunes. It is guaranteed to be a mug-poundin', foot-stompin', jig-dancin', gut-laughin' good time.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

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