Events For 04/15/2017

7am-1pm Sat. Apr. 15

Weekend Brunch with Musical Guests Boettcher, Lester, Leonard

Farm-focused weekend brunch with lively instrumental tunes from Boettcher, Lester, and Leonard 10am-1pm. Midwestern and other brunch classics including omelettes, quiche, wild rice porridge, Belgian waffles, sandwiches, and more. Classic and original alcohol and non-alcoholic beverages.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: The music is FREE

Age: All Ages

8-11am Sat. Apr. 15

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

Get a great sausage and pancake breakfast, take some photos of your children with the Easter Bunny, and donate to an organization that supports local youth and youth activities. Sponsored by the Hallie Optimist Club.

Lake Hallie Town Hall 13136 30th Avenue, Lake Hallie

Cost: $6 per person; 12 and under free

Age: All Ages

8-8:55am Sat. Apr. 15

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. Apr. 15

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. Apr. 15

Zumba with PS-Get Fit

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

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

Cost: First time free, $5 drop-ins

Age: All Ages

8:30-10:30am Sat. Apr. 15

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. Apr. 15

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. Apr. 15

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

9am-noon Sat. Apr. 15

8th Annual Chippewa Valley Easter Egg Hunt 2017

Youth are divided up by age and each age group has their own race to find eggs. A special set of eggs are hidden on the property that youth are able to redeem for a special prize. Candy is pre-packaged so that each youth participant receives a bag of candy regardless of the number of eggs that they locate.

Pine Pavilion, Carson Park 741 Pavillion Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9-9:30am Sat. Apr. 15

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. Apr. 15

Landscape Quilting

Using a landscape photo (yours or from a magazine) make a small wall quilt suitable for any room. Simple quilting methods will be covered. Supply list sent upon registration. Instructor Faye Swenson. Three Saturdays.

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

Cost: $25

9-10am Sat. Apr. 15

Swan Lake Ballet Studio - Spring "Body Ballet" 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: $6 per class/$26 for 5 classes/$46 for 9 classes

9am Sat. Apr. 15

Beginners Pound

Drumming based workout for beginners. Come learn the basic moves and rock out.

Pure Fitness 4 You 1423 South Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

9am-noon Sat. Apr. 15

Visit With the Easter Bunny

The Easter Bunny will be at the Playhouse for a visit with the children. Parents are welcome to take their own photos - come on in and Play and visit with the Easter Bunny. There will be special Easter treats for the children as well.

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

Cost: $4/Child, Adults Free

Age: All Ages - Family Event

9:30-10:30am Sat. Apr. 15

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

9:45-11am Sat. Apr. 15

Tinkergarten

Getting children back into nature with an outdoor early childhood learning environment. 18 months to 8 years old. Discounts for multiple children. Choose Wednesday or Saturday class.

Irvine Park Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $140

Age: 18 month - 8 years

10am-4pm Sat. Apr. 15

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. Apr. 15

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

10am-5pm Sat. Apr. 15

Down to Earth Easter Egg Hunt

Hundreds of eggs will be hidden throughout the grounds, greenhouse and store. Each egg has candy for the kids, and some eggs also have coupons for parents. Kids can paint and plant a mini pot to take home with them for an additional $2 charge. Parents can participate in a gift card drawing.

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

10:15-11:30am Sat. Apr. 15

Invert Your Asana: Crow Pose

Invert Your Asana workshops are for the yogi who wants to explore inversions and arm balances. Learn key methods of engagement and focus that will allow you to 'fly'. No experience necessary to attend. Lifting into crow pose is not required or expected.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $24 (member discount available)

10:15-11:45am Sat. Apr. 15

Swan Lake Ballet Studio - Spring Kids 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/class, $20-36 for 5 classes, $28-55 for 9 classes

Age: Ages 3-13

noon-5pm Sat. Apr. 15

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

noon Sat. Apr. 15

Community Easter Egg Hunt

A free community-wide Easter Egg Hunt at Marshall Park (across from the entrance of Irvine Park). Local businesses in the community will also be donating prizes. Bring your baskets and join the hunt! Sponsored by Chippewa Lice Center.

Marshall Park Bridgewater Ave, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Age 0-12

noon-2pm Sat. Apr. 15

Easter Wine Glass Painting

Bring your friends in for a wine glass painting event. Cost includes 2 drinks, a glass to paint, all of the supplies (plus some great ideas) and assistance to paint a fantastic glass.

The Pourhouse W301 Menomonie St., Elk Mound

Cost: $20; RSVP (extra glasses +$5)

1-3pm Sat. Apr. 15

ArtMobile at the Library

The ARTmobile connects children to the visual arts with fun and relevant art projects that have an educational aspect to them.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-4pm Sat. Apr. 15

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

2-5pm Sat. Apr. 15

Live Music: Chris Kroeze

Nashville recording artist and country music singer Chris Kroeze will play the Snout Saloon.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

3pm Sat. Apr. 15

(RESCHEDULED) Becoming Me (...Again) with Tristan C. Szente

La Crosse author Tristan Szente's new book touches on his personal experience with a life-altering motor vehicle accident to almost certain death in a hospital. He was given a second lease on life. While he will be sharing part of his own story, but he would very much love to hear yours as well.

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

Cost: FREE

3-3:20pm Sat. Apr. 15

8th Annual Grand Avenue Egg Hunt

Kids under 12 years, bring your basket downtown for an old fashioned egg hunt, pictures with the Easter bunny and family fun. There will be an elusive Golden Egg and Silver Egg gift basket for two lucky children. Don't forget the camera!

Freedom Park 1st Avenue & West Grand Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 12 and Under

5-7pm Sat. Apr. 15

Community Easter Dinner at Hope Gospel

The dinner is free to everyone and will feature ham, scalloped potatoes, green beans, apple compote, coleslaw, dinner rolls, and cake for dessert. Families, church groups, couples, and individuals are welcome. Preceded by live music at 4:45pm and a brief program that begins at 5pm.

Hope Gospel Mission 8 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

5:30-8:30pm Sat. Apr. 15

Dinner Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher + Friends

Jeremy Boettcher has toured extensively with 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

6-9pm Sat. Apr. 15

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Gala - Beer & Wine Tasting

Join the center for its 1st annual event to raise funds to support the growth of the center. Event sponsored by TV18. Includes sampling of local beer and wine from Lazy Monk and Infinity Wines. Music by Sue Orfield and Two Rivers. Hors d'ouerves will be served.

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

Cost: $30/ticket

6-11pm Sat. Apr. 15

Warmachine/Hordes Journeyman League

Warmachine/Hordes is a 30mm skirmisher war game set in the Fantasy/Steampunk world of the Iron Kingdoms. A Journeyman League is the perfect opportunity to try out or get into Hordes / Warmachine. Featuring a friendly, casual atmosphere, each week you will grow your force and learn new aspects of the rules. There will be door prizes and prizes for winning games, painting and best sportsmanship.

The District Company 315 Graham Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 for duration of the league (7 weeks)

Age: 10+

6:30-9pm Sat. Apr. 15

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

6:30-8:30pm Sat. Apr. 15

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

7:30-9pm Sat. Apr. 15

Venus in Fur

A playwright/director, is desperate to find an actress to play the female lead in his adaptation of the classic sadomasochistic tale, Venus in Fur. Into his empty audition room walks a vulgar and equally desperate actress. Though utterly wrong for the part, she exhibits a strange command of the material, piquing his interest with her seductive talents and secretive manner.

The Venue 209 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 for Students & $15 for Adults

Age: 17+

7:30pm Sat. Apr. 15

UWEC Theatre Presents: "The Heidi Chronicles"

Comprised of a series of interrelated scenes and the play traces the coming of age of Heidi Holland, a successful art historian, as she tries to find her bearings in a rapidly changing world. This celebrated play was the winner of the Pulitzer Prize, The Tony Award, the Drama Desk Award, the Hull-Warriner Award and the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize.

UWEC Kjer Theatre 1602 Park Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $18 GA

8pm Sat. Apr. 15

Live Music: Trapper Schoepp

Trapper's first LP "Run Engine, Run" earned notices in Rolling Stone, American Songwriter and Paste, with the folks at Huffington Post calling him a “master storyteller” and PBS hailing his “story songs that explore and explode the conventions of rock and roll.”

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

8:30-11:30pm Sat. Apr. 15

Live Music with Julie & Cory

The Sheeley House Saloon welcomes back to their stage the duo Cory & Julie.

James Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Apr. 15

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. Apr. 15

Live Music: The Privates

The Red Zone welcomes for the first time the local rock band "The Privates".

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

Age: 21+

9pm-2am Sat. Apr. 15

Live Music: Twisted Rhythm

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

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

9pm Sat. Apr. 15

Late Jazz: 58' Belvedere

58 Belvedere is a trio performing original compositions by Dean Granros (guitar) and group improvisation. The raw edge of Granros' guitar combined with the extraordinary drum and bass team of Dave Power and Pat Keen provides a new and unfiltered take on the idea of the jazz power trio.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm-1am Sat. Apr. 15

Bear Creek Band at Tailgates

Bear Creek is an "extreme" variety band with an excellent female vocalist that covers popular hits ranging from Lady Antebellum to Lady GaGa.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9:30pm-1:30am Sat. Apr. 15

Live Music: The Blisters

The Blisters play rock 'n roll the way it was meant to be played. They'll play favorites by The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Johnny Cash, along with some classics from the 50s, 60s, and 70s.

O'Leary's Pub 809 W. Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE, donations accepted

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 04/15/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc