Events For 04/09/2017

Sun. Apr. 9

7th Annual River Falls Bluegrass Festival

A free three-day musical festival located in the heart of downtown River Falls. Kicks off with the 4th Annual Beer & Wine Tasting at Junior's Bar and Restaurant. Enjoy the character of our historic Main Street as you move from venue to venue to experience both regional and local bluegrass, roots, and cajun music all weekend long. Full performance and venue list available online. and wraps up with Sunday brunch at West Wind Supper Club.

Downtown River Falls

Cost: Concerts are FREE; $20 advance registration for Beer & Wine Tasting, $25 at the door

7am-1pm Sun. Apr. 9

Weekend Brunch with Musical Guest Nick Seeger

Farm-focused weekend brunch (served 7am-1pm) with lively instrumental tunes from Nick Seeger 10am-1pm. Midwestern and other brunch classics including omelettes, quiche, wild rice porridge, Belgian waffles, sandwiches, and more. Classic and original morning drinks including mimosas, bloody marys, and others.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8am-3pm Sun. Apr. 9

2017 TMS College Table Tennis National Championships

The 2017 TMS College Table Tennis National Championships go way beyond the basement pastime many of us know. Experience the speed, power and athleticism of this Olympic sport firsthand as a spectator at the premier college table tennis event in North America.

UW-Eau Claire Upper Campus- McPhee Physical Education Center

Cost: Single-day pass: $10 or $2 with valid UWEC student ID; 3-day event pass: $20 or $5 with valid UWEC student ID

Age: All Ages

8:30am-12:30pm Sun. Apr. 9

Pancake Breakfast & Book Sale

Sacred Heart - St. Patrick Parish in Eau Claire is hosting a Palm Sunday Pancake Breakfast and Book Sale. Breakfast includes pancakes, sausages, eggs, fruit cups or applesauce, coffee, juice & milk. Book Sale includes hundreds of titles for all ages.

Sacred Heart-St Patrick Parish Center 322 Fulton St, Eau Claire

Cost: Adults $5, Children (5-12) $2, Family Max $20

Age: All Ages

9am-noon Sun. Apr. 9

If The Shoe Fits Adult Dance Classes

Classes in dance basics ranging from basic movement and strengthening to ballet and tap fundamentals. These classes are ideal for adults who never took classes when they were younger, but still want to learn how to dance. No experience required.

If The Shoe Fits Dance Studio 102 W Grand Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $50-$90 per month

Age: Age 17+

9am-4pm Sun. Apr. 9

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 Sun. Apr. 9

Cat Show

"Star Paws" theme. See purebred cats and household pets compete for awards. Daily raffle, shop cat themed merchandise, make ‘n take cat toy with admission, costume contest, and more. Food available from Goldsmith Coffee Bar. Two free raffle tickets with pet food donation for St Francis Food Pantry.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St, Creative Arts Building C, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 GA, $2 ages 7 and under

9am-2pm Sun. Apr. 9

Craft & Vendor Show

Craft & Vendor Show featuring local crafter, and home based businesses. Will give away 100 Swag bags filled with product samples and random surprise gift to shoppers.

Eagle's Club 2588 Hallie Rd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE admission

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sun. Apr. 9

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 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

10-11am Sun. Apr. 9

"Swim with Caution - No Lifeguards" Rev. Julianne Lepp

There are times we take risks without any nets, lifeguards, or safety precautions. We venture off the marked road and enter into liminal, uncharted spaces. These risks and sojourns can be rites of passages, times of seeking or a chance for change-making. How will you swim to the other side?

Unitarian Universalist Congregation 421 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

10am-5pm Sun. Apr. 9

Boutique Market

Monthly Market Boutique specializing in Wisconsin made products. The wide variety of artists include pasta, dip mixes, jewlery, soap, coffee/tea, bread and wine to name a few. We also offer specialty Olive Oils and Balsamic Vinegars along with home decor including up-cycled furniture.

The Winking Owl 115 E. Lincoln Ave, Fall Creek

11am-noon Sun. Apr. 9

Brown Bag Lunch Series: Resistance and Transformation

Bring your own lunch and join in a productive discussion on both historical and current issues. “Beyond the Protests: Nonviolent Responses” Co-facilitated: Rev. Lepp and Jeff Pritchard, UUC UU-UNO(Unitarian Universalist-United Nations Office) envoy.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation 421 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Sun. Apr. 9

ACT Test Preparation

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 Human Sciences and Services Building 239 Water St, Eau Claire

Cost: $179 early bird (deadline of March 2) $199 standard (after March 2)

1-3pm Sun. Apr. 9

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

1-3pm Sun. Apr. 9

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

1:30pm Sun. Apr. 9

ECCT Presents: Oliver!

This new London version of the musical theatre classic brings the streets of Victorian England to life as the orphaned Oliver escapes to London and joins Fagin's band of pickpockets and thieves. This show is filled with memorable songs like "Where is Love?", "Consider Yourself", "As Long As He Needs Me" and "Pick A Pocket or Two."

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $8 Youth, $12 Student, $18 Seniors, $22 Adult

1:30-2:15pm Sun. Apr. 9

Kettlebell AMPD

Kettlebell AMPD is a heart-pounding class that uses low kettlebell weights and high reps and sets the moves to music. This class is 45 minutes and focuses on several areas such as arms, legs, core, and cardio. With Kettlebell AMPD you'll burn a ton of calories AND have fun doing it.

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $6

Age: All Ages

1:30pm Sun. Apr. 9

The Greek Mythology Olympiaganza

It is a full-length zany comedy which tries to cover the whole of Greek mythology in two hours

Eau Claire North High School 1801 Piedmont Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 at the door

Age: All Ages

2-3:30pm Sun. Apr. 9

Masters of Soul: Tribute to the Groups of Motown

The Masters of Soul is a celebration of these artists, their music and style. The show features stylishly costumed and fully choreographed tributes to both male and female groups backed by a live band.

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

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

Age: All Ages

2pm Sun. Apr. 9

Chippewa Valley Concert Band Spring Concert

The Chippewa Valley Concert Band will present its Spring Concert.

Mayo Clinic Health System Auditorium 1221 Whipple St, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 adults, $5 seniors and students, $24 family max

2pm Sun. Apr. 9

Eau Claire Figure Skating Club 38th Annual Ice Show

The Eau Claire Figure Skating Club is an independent, non-profit organization whose purpose is to provide quality skating instruction, practice and advancement of members. The annual ice show is an opportunity for members to showcase their talents for the community.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 adults, $8 students

3:45-6pm Sun. Apr. 9

Red Cedar Buddha Sangha

Zen Mindfulness Practice Community. Each session offers meditation, and teachings, and often outdoor walking meditation in the beautiful wildlife area surrounding the meeting place.

Simply Dunn E4606 County Rd. C, Downsville

Cost: FREE

Age: Adults

4-4:55pm Sun. Apr. 9

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+

4:30pm Sun. Apr. 9

Pound Fitness Class

Pound is an amazing FUN group fitness class that is inspired by drumming. Come rock out and work out at the same time.

Pure Fitness 4 You 1423 South Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: $8

4:30-5:30pm Sun. Apr. 9

Zumba with Z.Vida Fitness

Z.Vida Fitness is co-owned by Cindy & Emily Peterson, licensed Zumba Fitness instructors who have been dancing to the Zumba beat since 2009. Cindy, Emily and their team of awesome Zumba instructors are dedicated to bringing you the best Zumba classes in the area.

Z.Vida Fitness @ The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 7+

5pm Sun. Apr. 9

UWEC: Concert Choir

Because of the popularity of the choral program at UW-Eau Claire, the campus has been recognized as "Wisconsin's Singing University". Comprised of students from all academic areas of campus, Concert Choir performs mixed-choir music from the breadth of music history’s rich choral traditions—from Renaissance to Contemporary.

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

Cost: $2-7

5:05-5:35pm Sun. Apr. 9

Hip Hop Fit

30 minutes of Toning to todays Hits with certified trainer Emily Balow

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness 308 N Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 12+

7:30-9pm Sun. Apr. 9

Guest Artist Recital: Saxophonist Zach Shemon

Shemon’s performance career has led to appearances around the globe as a soloist, chamber musician, and various other concert settings. He is a member of the PRISM quartet, which has performed and recorded around the globe with prestigious orchestras and symphonies.

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

8pm Sun. Apr. 9

Game Show Night: Family Feud Style Trivia

Join us for Family Feud-style trivia and half off apps and taps every Sunday at 8 PM. Also featuring $3 specialty drinks and $2.50 rail drinks. Bring your friends, and don't miss out on the fun.

Green Mill Restaurant & Bar 2703 Craig Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 04/09/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc