Events For 05/19/2017

Fri. May. 19

"We Are Stardust" (Wanrudee Buranakorn and Jyl Kelley)

“We Are Stardust” features photographs and video displays by local artists Wanrudee Buranakorn and Jyl Kelley. Together, their works offer a vision of the mystical harmonies of light in shadow, earth in the heavens, and the elemental self. Light refreshments available.

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

Cost: FREE

7:30-9:30am Fri. May. 19

CCEDC 22nd Annual Meeting & Business of the Year Awards Breakfast

Chippewa County Economic Development Corporation Annual Meeting & Business of the Year Awards Breakfast Networking from 7:30-8am, program from 8-09:30am. Sponsorship opportunities available.

Chippewa Valley Music Festival Main Stage 2447 County Hwy S, Cadott

Cost: $25 to attend

9-10am Fri. May. 19

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

9-11:30am Fri. May. 19

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

9:15-10:15am Fri. May. 19

Lily Pad Lab: ABC’s for 2s and 3s

ABC’s for 2s and 3s is a fun step into exploring letters, numbers, and shapes. 2 and 3 year old children and their parents will enjoy open exploration time, songs, stories, sensory play and art.

Lily Pad Lab 1620 Ohm Ave (In the EC Music School), Eau Claire

Cost: $50, Drop in $10 (call ahead)

Age: Ages 2-3

9:30-10:30am Fri. May. 19

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. May. 19

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 Fri. May. 19

Yoga for Everyone

Hatha Yoga is an intelligent and gentle approach to bring the mind, body and spirit together. In this format, class is appropriate for all ages, sizes, and levels of practice. Beginners are welcome. Best to arrive a few minutes early if this is your first time to the Yoga Center.

Eau Claire Yoga Center 2524 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 a class, first class is complimentary, or use a pass for discounted rate

Age: All Adults

10-11:30am Fri. May. 19

Memory Loss: What Else Could it Be?

Not all memory changes are because of dementia. This seminar focuses on different causes for memory loss and ways you can keep your brain healthy. Dr. Amber Gerber, Coram Consulting, LLC.

Dove Healthcare West - Community Room 1405 Truax Blvd, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-8pm Fri. May. 19

Just Between Friends Community Kids Sale

Everything for kids & more: furniture, strollers, high chars, carseats, ride-em toys, bikes, toddler beds, exersaucers, infant items, bedding, kids, teen & maternity clothing, costumes, shoes, DVDs, electronics, books, and toys. Learn more about shopping and selling with JBF online.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $2 Donation - First Day only

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Fri. May. 19

The Memory Table

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet and socialize with others who want to learn more about aging, memory problems, mild cognitive impairment, early to moderate Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia.

The Classic at Hillcrest Greens 2455 Sawgrass Pl, Altoona

Cost: FREE

10:15am-8:30pm Fri. May. 19

Chippewa Charity Classic Golf Outing

Annual Chippewa Charity Classic Golf Outing is a 4-person, 18 hole best ball outing. Includes skills contests, lunch and a silent auction - all proceeds to benefit Fierce Freedom.

Lake Wissota Golf Course 16108 97th Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $75/person; $280/team; Registration Required

10:30-11:30am Fri. May. 19

Lily Pad Lab: Tiny Scientists – Plant Lab

You and your child will share in learning about plants, the Earth, and what it means to be a scientist. Be ready for hands-on experiments, interactive nature activities and science related art projects. Work together to start Lily Pad Lab’s garden by starting lots of seedlings.

Lily Pad Lab 1620 Ohm Ave (In the EC Music School), Eau Claire

Cost: $50, Drop in $12 (call ahead)

Age: Ages 2-6

10:30-11am Fri. May. 19

Cereal Mosaics & Birdfeeder Sculptures

With your favorite breakfast treat, make colorful mosaics and tasty birdfeeders to hang at home.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11-11:30am Fri. May. 19

Parachute Playtime

Parachute Playtime is just for kids 0-2 and their parent/caregiver. Take part in songs, finger plays, activities and gentle parachute games for you and your little one.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: 0-2 and parent/caregiver

11:30am-noon Fri. May. 19

Parachute Games!

Enjoy jumping, moving, dancing, grooving and all sorts of games with their giant parachute.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: Ages 3+

noon-5pm Fri. May. 19

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

1-6pm Fri. May. 19

Community Acupuncture Clinic

Community Acupuncture Clinic open every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Call ahead to reserve your place.

Classic Acupuncture 2711 Pleasant St. Suite 1H, Eau Claire

Cost: $30-$35 sliding scale fee

Age: 18+

3-4:30pm Fri. May. 19

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

3:30-4pm Fri. May. 19

Cereal Mosaics & Birdfeeder Sculptures

With your favorite breakfast treat, make colorful mosaics and tasty birdfeeders to hang at home.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Fri. May. 19

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

5-9pm Fri. May. 19

Wood-Fired Pizza Night at Farm to Fork

Farm to Fork wood-fired pizzas, fun for everyone. Gluten free available, fresh seasonal garden veggies, micro brews, micro vintner, and signature drinks. campfire sandbox. 9 hole Frisbee golf course indoor and outdoor seating dog friendly.

Farm to Fork Retreat at Dancing Yarrow S193 County Road BB, Mondovi

5:30-8:30pm Fri. May. 19

Dinner Jazz: Riding Horses

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

6-8pm Fri. May. 19

Book Release & Reading: Transnational/Turn

Join local Eau Claire poets as they read from their works, including José Felipe Alvergue’s new book precis (Omnidawn 2017). He'll be joined by Sheikh Jammeh and Emilio Taiveaho who will discuss personhood, identity, race, lineage, globalization, and trasnationalism.

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

Cost: FREE

6-8pm Fri. May. 19

Pizza Fest

Grab the kids and come hungry for Pizza Fest, a brand-new, family-friendly event. Enjoy all-you-can-eat pizza samples from all over the Chippewa Valley, unlimited trips to the Bitty Beverage Bar, Fabulous Face Painting, Brilliant Balloon Animals, Museum Play & more. Proceeds help support CMEC's Play-for-All program

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: Consult website for price information

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Fri. May. 19

2nd Annual Pizza Fest

Who has the best pizza in the Chippewa Valley? Grab the kids and come hungry for the Museum's 2nd Annual Pizza Fest. Enjoy an "edu-taining" night filled with games, special activities and a whole lotta pizza pie. Proceeds help support the Museum's Play-for-All Program.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 per person/$40 max

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Fri. May. 19

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

6:30pm Fri. May. 19

NHS Big Band Bash

The Big Band Bash is NHS Band Parents largest fundraiser of the year. A jazz concert of North and Northstar jazz bands along with guest artist Sheridan Zuther. Join us for a great night of jazz along with a raffle, silent auction, food, drinks and more. All proceeds go to support the North High School band program.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: Adults $10; Students $5

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. May. 19

Tunes at the Tasting Lounge

Every Friday you can enjoy our 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+

7-11pm Fri. May. 19

The Giving Gala

A fun evening of live music, dancing and cocktails to benefit Camp Manitou, Girls on the Run and Junior League. Featuring jazz by Tim Sullivan and Josh Gallagher, funk by the CamCats, and local spins by Blugold Radio. Appetizers and drink included with ticket.

The Lismore Hotel, Wilson Hall 333 Gibson Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $30 (ages 21-35)- $50 (36+), $90 (couple), $300 (group of 8)

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. May. 19

Live Music: The Other Brothers

David Schrader (Sue Orfield Band), Barry Wells (Wheelhouse) and John Utphall (North of Dixie) have joined Ken Rogers (Liscio) to bring you Jazz, Blues, and Swing favorites. These four seasoned local musicians cover selections by Wes Montgomery, David Sanborn, Lyle Lovett, Alvin Lee and Django Reinhardt.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Fri. May. 19

Twig Issue III Release Party

Eau Claire's own literary magazine is an ongoing exploration of creative work, cultivated in the Midwest and curated with an eye for design. Celebrate the release of issue no. 3 with a night of readings from contributors – including featured reader Mike Paulus – and music from the Luc Larson Trio.

Forage 930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. May. 19

Live Music: The Shillelagh Lads

The O'Claire brothers of Eau Claire's favorite pub band - the Shillelagh Lads will be training an army of well-versed Irish music fans who enjoy Czech and Bohemian brews. Bring cash and a positive attitude, and perhaps someone to dance with so you don't look so awkward dancing by yourself.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. May. 19

Catya's Trio

Featuring the amazing Sue Orfield on tenor saxophone, Randy Sinz on acoustic and electric bass and vocals, and singer/songwriter, Catya, on vocals, guitar, and fiddle, Catya’s Trio performs a mix of original and traditional Blues, Swing, Contemporary Acoustic music.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

7:30-9:30pm Fri. May. 19

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. May. 19

BareBones Ensemble Theatre Presents: Party Time & New World Order

The BareBones Ensemble Theatre will perform Harold Pinter's "Party Time & New World Order". It's the end of the world and as we know it. And I feel fine. There are soldiers in the streets and barracades up in the neighborhoods, but don't worry people; everything is fine. We've got this. Just. Act. Normal.

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

Cost: $15 adults, $10 students

Age: mature audiences only

8-10pm Fri. May. 19

Gallery Friday: The Dust of Men + Reservoir

The Dust of Men is a local 5-piece band, returning after a nearly two-year hiatus to revisit the songs from their first album, "What the Morning Shows". Their music is powerful and contagiously spiritual in a way that draws upon influences from the Great Depression era all the way up to ambient modern indie rock. Doors at 7:30pm.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

9pm Fri. May. 19

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. May. 19

2nd X-it Rocks Tailgates

Sick and tired of seeing bands that play the same old songs that all the other bands are playig, 2nd X-it plays music that they have enjoyed for the past decades and they think you'll enjoy it too.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Fri. May. 19

Vinyl Nights: Flater

Local legend Kyle Flater joins us to spin an eclectic array of tunes from his expansive collection. Enjoying craft cocktails and regional beers/wines, order from the popular late-night menu featuring the Scandinavian Koldtbord.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10pm Fri. May. 19

Live Music: Granny Tweed + Randall Conrad Olinger

Granny Tweed plays a loud set with nods to the genres of surf, punk, country, and garage rock. Three-piece group of vocals/guitar, upright and electric bass, and drums. Randall Conrad Olinger comes from Denver to play country blues, rock, and grit music. Doors @ 8.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 05/19/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc