Events For 03/25/2017

Sat. Mar. 25

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+

8-11am Sat. Mar. 25

Business Plan Basics

Small business owners, entrepreneurs and aspiring business owners are invited to attend Business Plan Basics. Learn how to create an effective and engaging business plan that can be presented to lenders and used to guide the launch and growth of a new business.

Western Dairyland 418 Wisconsin St., Eau Claire

Cost: $29, includes materials. Scholarships available for income-eligible individuals.

Age: All Ages

8-8:55am Sat. Mar. 25

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+

8:15am Sat. Mar. 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. Mar. 25

Zumba with PS-Get Fit

First class is always free and we welcome all fitness levels for a 1-hour Zumba workout.

Excite! Wellness Studio 107 N. Bridge Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 drop-in rate and punch cards are available, 6 classes/$25

Age: All Ages

8:30-10:30am Sat. Mar. 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. Mar. 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. Mar. 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. Mar. 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

9-9:30am Sat. Mar. 25

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+

9am-noon Sat. Mar. 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

9am-4pm Sat. Mar. 25

Govin's Lambing Barn

Come see and hold all the farm babies at Govin's. We have lambs, chicks, piglets, goats, alpacas and more. It may even be possible to see a birth while you are here. We also offer pony rides, face painting, wool spinners and crafts. Lunch & snacks available.

Govin’s Meats & Berries N6134 670th St, Menomonie

Cost: $7.75/person & children under 24 months are free.

Age: All Ages

9am-3pm Sat. Mar. 25

Annual Spring Arts & Crafts Sale

Arts, Crafts, Vendors & Concessions. Elementary Level Used & Vintage Book Sale.

McDonell Area Catholic High School 1316 Bel Air Blvd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Adults $1, Children Free

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Sat. Mar. 25

Nature's Delicate Details: Watercolor Techniques

Students will add new watercolor techniques to their artist's "toolbox" in this one day class. From the fine ridged veins of a leaf to the delicate symmetry of a fern frond, Jean Accola will share her experience from over three decades of watercolor nature paintings.

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

Cost: $50

Age: Adult

9:30-10:30am Sat. Mar. 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

9:45-11:15am Sat. Mar. 25

Tinkergarten

Outdoor classes and activities for kids that are fun, simple and designed for learning.

Irvine Park Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 18 months-8years

10am-4pm Sat. Mar. 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. Mar. 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

10-11:15am Sat. Mar. 25

Ayurveda & You

Ayurveda is a Sanskrit word meaning “the complete knowledge for long life” and is a system of natural health care that originated in India over 5,000 years ago. Yoga’s sister science, it is based on a five element theory that the body and all living things are comprised of various amounts of ether, air, fire, water, and earth.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-2pm Sat. Mar. 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

10am Sat. Mar. 25

Julie Bowe Book Release: Big & Little Questions

Join local children's author Julie Bowe for a reading of her brand new middle-grade novel, Big & Lttle Questions (According to Wren Jo Byrd) - "A warm and rewarding story about dealing with change." --Publishers Weekly, starred review. Free refreshments and a make-n-take craft for kids!

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

Cost: FREE

10am Sat. Mar. 25

Chippewa Valley Anime Convention

See anime on the big screen at 10am. Come in costume and part of the costume contest. Play cosplay chess and other large games. Yu-Gi-Oh! has no banned card list here.

Micon Cinemas Chippewa Falls 475 Chippewa Mall Dr., Chippewa Falls

10am-3pm Sat. Mar. 25

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 Sat. Mar. 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. Mar. 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+

10:30am-noon Sat. Mar. 25

Lise Lunge-Larsen, Award Winning Author and Storyteller

The Waldemar Ager Association presents Lise Lunge-Larsen, award winning author and storyteller. Lise will do a dramatic storytelling presentation of Norwegian folktales and talk about the unique role the folktales have in Norwegian history and culture.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30am Sat. Mar. 25

Norwegian Folktales Presented by Award-Winning Storyteller Lise Lunge-Larsen

Lise Lunge-Larsen will do a dramatic storytelling presentation of Norwegian folktales and talk about the unique role the folktales have in Norwegian history and culture. She has received multiple awards including the Minnesota Book Award, American Library Association ALA Notable Book of the Year, and more.

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

11-11:45am Sat. Mar. 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-2pm Sat. Mar. 25

Menomonie Market CSA Fair

Meet local CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) farmers and learn about the great benefits of purchasing a CSA share for you and your family. There will be samples, raffles and the opportunity to purchase your summer share from local farms.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-5pm Sat. Mar. 25

Dancing in the Garden

Artisan Forge Studios kicks off their first spotlight artist event featuring two extremely well known artists in the Chippewa Valley and call AFS home.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-6pm Sat. Mar. 25

Supplier & Product Pitch Day at The Local Store

Calling All Makers. Do you make any finished products you think would be a great addition to The Local Store? Or do you have the skills and the tools, but are open to ideas for what to create? We want to talk to you! By appointment only. At your appointment, please have basic pricing, cost, and production time information ready to share, as well as samples of work to leave behind.

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

Cost: FREE

noon-8pm Sat. Mar. 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

noon-4pm Sat. Mar. 25

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

noon-5pm Sat. Mar. 25

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

1:30-2:30pm Sat. Mar. 25

Bingo

Play Bingo and win prizes.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-4pm Sat. Mar. 25

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

2-4pm Sat. Mar. 25

Young Artists

Young Artists wants to inspire the next generation of creative minds. A fun and qualified instructor will guide you through the painting of your very own masterpiece.

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

Cost: $25; Admission includes refreshments and supplies

2-4pm Sat. Mar. 25

Bingo to Benefit the Alzheimer's Association

Come for some fun & refreshments, and a chance at prizes and drawings, as you help raise awareness & money for The Chippewa Valley Alzheimer's Association.

Wissota Place Retirement Community 2801 Cty Hwy I, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10/Bingo Card - Donated to the Alzheimer's Association; RSVP by March. 23rd

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Sat. Mar. 25

Dinner 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 Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8:30pm Sat. Mar. 25

Wearable Art

Eau Claire's scarf painting experience. Wearable Art is a 1.5 to 2-hour workshop with friends and wine as you create your own painted scarf and learn a little bit about textile art. An instructor will guide you through the creation of your very own wearable masterpiece.

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

Cost: $35

6:30-9pm Sat. Mar. 25

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 Sat. Mar. 25

Fill Inn's 38th Anniversary

Celebrate the Fill Inn's 38th Anniversary. Mark Stary will be performing live in the bar and there will be drink and food specials.

Fill-Inn Station 104 W. Columbia St., Chippewa Falls

7-10pm Sat. Mar. 25

Live Music: Eggplant Heroes

Eggplant Heroes is an Americana collaboration among Duffy Duyfhuizen, Max Garland, Joel Pace, Olaf Lind, Caleb Horne, Dan Zerr, and Lucas Fischer. Mixing original tunes with songs by others that we like to play, EPH tries to bring a rich and eclectic musical experience.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Sat. Mar. 25

Live Music: Woodshop

Come and enjoy an evening of Rockin Country, Boogie and Blues with Minneapolis' premier Skiffle band Woodshop. Drink Beer, Drink Wine and have a good time. Start your Saturday off on the right foot.

Raw Deal 603 S. Broadway St., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Sat. Mar. 25

John McCutcheon

John McCutcheon's eclectic catalog of ballads, historical songs, children's songs, love songs, topical satire, fiddle and hammer dulcimer instruments, and even symphonic works are among the broadest in American folk music. His thirty-six albums have earned 6 Grammy nominations.

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

Cost: VIP $35 / Adults $30 / Seniors and Students $28

Age: All Ages

7:30-9pm Sat. Mar. 25

Snowbirds: A Musical Comedy Road Trip Script & Songs by Jerry Way

Lou and Beth Ralston and neighbors Ernie and Jo Ann Straw temporarily escape the cold Wisconsin winter of 1963 by driving to sunny Florida. Unexpected detours introduce them to southern hospitality along the way. Arriving at their vacation destination, a Tampa Bay resort hotel, they are treated to sightings of movie stars and cruise ships.

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

Cost: Show Only - Adults $14, seniors $13, youth $7, Dinner and Show on Fri/Sat -Adults $32, Seniors $31, Youth (under 13) $19

Age: All Ages

7:30-10pm Sat. Mar. 25

The United States Navy Band

The United States Navy Concert Band, the premier wind ensemble of the U.S. Navy, presents a wide array of marches, patriotic selections, orchestral transcriptions and modern wind ensemble repertoire. The Concert Band has been performing public concerts and participating in high-profile events for more than 90 years.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE; Call to reserve your tickets. Reserve tickets by phone, or in person at the box office

Age: All Ages

8pm Sat. Mar. 25

Live Music: Frontiers

The Frontiers will play some classic rock at the Snout Saloon.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

8pm Sat. Mar. 25

Live Music: Schuh Fly

SCHUH FLY plays a variety of popular 50s to 80s Classic Rock & Country music and some more current hits. Many songs covered were number one on the charts. Performing Beatles, Buffet, CCR, Cash, Clapton, Diamond, Eagles, Orbison and more. Join us for live music that you’ll love to dance to.

VFW Club 1300 Starr Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8:30pm Sat. Mar. 25

The Night Hawks

The Night Hawks specialize in performing Great Classic Rock hits from 50's-90's. Featuring talented musicians Steve Rindt, Jack Schneider, Tom Wieseler, and Tim Lynnes.

Sammy's Pizza 2812 London Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

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

Live Music: Derek Ramnarace

Singer/ songwriter Derek's emotionally raw, honest and heartfelt lyrics are wowing audiences everywhere. As a solo musician, he performs a mix of his own music and covers, singing both ballads and brings a fun high energy show to the stage.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 W River Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8:30pm-12:30am Sat. Mar. 25

Live Music: Gypsy Road

The new Pit Stop Pub & Grub (old Irvine Ghost Pub) welcomes the classic rock band "Gypsy Road" to the their grand opening weekend festivities. Go for the music, drinks, food, check out the remodel, and meet the new owner, Doug.

The Pit Stop Pub & Grub 130 Fleet Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Mar. 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. Mar. 25

Live Music: The Cragars

Rock the weekend away with the Cragars.

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

Age: 21+

9pm-2am Sat. Mar. 25

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.

The View on Lake Wissota 17779 County Hwy X, Chippewa Falls

9pm Sat. Mar. 25

Late Jazz: Mike Malone Trio

Mike Malone is a musician based out of Northeast, Wisconsin. He performs over 300 shows a year with a myriad of groups ranging from jazz, funk, gospel, and original music. A graduate of UW-EC's music program, Mike is excited to return to Eau Claire with some of the Fox Valley's finest players.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm-1am Sat. Mar. 25

Live Music: JFT Party Band

Audience selects the music to be performed each night. Every show is different. U2, Rolling Stones, REM, Neil Diamond, John Mellencamp, CCR, Billy Idol, Black Crows, Deep Purple, Tom Petty, Cheap Trick and more.

Missy's Bar 1705 County Highway OO, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9:30pm-12:31am Sat. Mar. 25

Happy Hollow Acoustic Music Series - Jeff White

The Happy Hollow welcomes local favorite, Jeff White! He performs Americana, Alt-Country & Western Folk and has a soulful voice blending warm tones, reverts, delays and vibrato with outlaw grit.

Happy Hollow Tavern 1628 N Hillcrest Pkwy, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

10pm Sat. Mar. 25

Live Music: Noel Hansen & His Guitar

Noel Hanson is a singer/songwriter whose acoustic sets encompass songs from his 30 year music career. Doors at 8pm.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 03/25/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc