Events For 05/20/2017

Sat. May. 20

"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

7am-noon Sat. May. 20

Tiffany Train Ride

Ride the rails through the Tiffany Wetland Bottoms with staff from Beaver Creek Reserve. The 14 mile round-trip ride will let you see what makes these wetlands so unique and important to our plant and wildlife habitat. Pack a cooler with snacks and refreshments for the day.

Tiffany Wildlife Area WI-25, Nelson

Cost: Friends $25; Nonmembers $35

7-11am Sat. May. 20

24th Annual Dunn County Dairy Promotion Breakfast

The meal includes all you can eat Dad’s Belgian Waffles, sausage, cheese curds, pudding snacks, ice cream, milk and coffee. Activities to be featured at the dairy breakfast include a bake sale, antique model T and tractor display, petting zoo, tractor-driven wagon tours of the farm, and door prizes will be given away.

Prestrud Dairy LLC N14255 190th Street, Prairie Farm

Cost: $6/person, children 5 and under FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8am Sat. May. 20

Action City Airobics

AIRobics offers a low impact workout that can improve your balance, coordination and circulation. You can can also burn up to 1,000 calories an hour. AIRobics is open to men and women of all ages and skill levels. Space is limited (first come, first serve). Schedule subject to change.

Action City 2402 Lorch Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 per person, or $39.99 for 5 classes

7am-1pm Sat. May. 20

Weekend Brunch With Musical Guests Kal and Ben Lester

Farm-focused weekend brunch with instrumental tunes from Kal and Ben Lester from 10am-1pm. Midwestern and other brunch classics including omelettes, quiche, wild rice porridge, Belgian waffles, and more. Cassic and original morning drinks including mimosas, bloody marys, and more.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Age: All Ages

8-8:55am Sat. May. 20

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+

8am-5pm Sat. May. 20

Annual Eastside Hill Neighborhood Thrift Sale

Garages and yards across the Eastside Hill neighborhood will be filled with hidden treasures. Check out their website for a listing of all properties involved in the sale, as well as a convenient map. The official date may be May 20th, but there will be thrift sales going on from Thursday-Sunday,

Eastside Hill Neighboorhood

8am-1pm Sat. May. 20

Menomonie Farmers Market

Since 2000, this market has seen a remarkable growth in participation and sales. Farmer participation has increased from an average of 3-4 vendors in past seasons to 20 vendors at the peak of the summer harvest. A typical market day this past season had 15-20 farmers selling everything from vegetables to fruit, eggs, meats and handmade crafts.

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

Age: all ages

8:15-9:15am Sat. May. 20

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. May. 20

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-2pm Sat. May. 20

CPR/First Aid classes

First Aid and CPR / AED courses are designed to teach the basic life support skills needed to render emergency care when needed. Participants who successful complete the class will receive a certification in Adult CPR/AED and Infant CPR with First Aid.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

9-9:30am Sat. May. 20

Serious Circuits

30 minutes of weights and cardio circuit training with personal Trainer Emily Balow or Josh Bafford. Tuesdays are FREE until the end of March 2017

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $8

Age: 12+

9-10am Sat. May. 20

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-5pm Sat. May. 20

6th Annual Chippewa Valley Rib Fest

Rib Competition that is open to the public to come out and compete or just walk on thru and try ribs, chicken, brats, hot dogs, and much more all grilled on the Big Green Egg! Also featuring Wood Fired Pizza demonstrations to make your own pizza, live music and more. All to proceeds from the day go to Feed My People Food Bank.

Swimrite Pools and Spas 5705 State Road 93, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30-10:30am Sat. May. 20

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

9:30am-12:30pm Sat. May. 20

Workshop: Leather Wrap Around Journal

Attendees will be tearing, cutting and folding paper signatures and hand-stitching them onto 100% genuine cowhide. Apply a coating for water resistance on top, to seal them up. They're even refillable.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $65 per person; pre-registration required

Age: 12+

9:45-11am Sat. May. 20

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. May. 20

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. May. 20

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-1pm Sat. May. 20

25th Annual Mutt Strut N' Tabby Trot 5K Fun Run & Pet Walk

24th Annual Mutt Strut N' Tabby Trot 5K Fun Run and Pet Walk. Registration is at 10am and the Run/Walk start at 11am. Participating pets must be up-to-date on rabies vaccination and be leashed. Event also includes a bounce house, pet expo, kid's games, silent auctions, basket raffles and concessions. The fabulous Mutt Strut Raffle drawing will be held at 12:45 pm (raffle tickets available now).

Dunn County Fairgrounds - Fanetti Community Center 620 17th Street SE, Menomonie

Cost: $25 per person

Age: All Ages

10am-3pm Sat. May. 20

Great Steps: Walk for Neurofibromatosis

Neurofibromatosis is a genetic disorder that can affect up to 1 in every 3,000 births; yet sadly it is still very unheard of by many. This walk is family orientated, fun, and designed to raise awareness for the disorder. there will be food, fun, and prizes.

Irvine Park Main Pavilion, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $20 preresgistration $25 day of

Age: All Ages

10-11:30am Sat. May. 20

Keeping Kids Entertained on the Trail

A day hike offers a great opportunity for families to bond and to instill children with an understanding and appreciation of nature. This session will allow families to experience activities and trail games that get kids excited about a day hike and post-hike activities to keep kids excited about the sport.

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

Cost: Friends $6; Nonmembers $10 per family

Age: Families of children up to 13yo

10am-8pm Sat. May. 20

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-3pm Sat. May. 20

Alcohol Ink Class

Jan Killian'sr subject matter includes nature, birds and all creatures adorable. In this class Jan will teach you methods to explore painting with alcohol ink on a variety of surfaces. Class size is limited so sign up soon.

Hope Lutheran Church 2226 Eddy Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: $55, reserve spot by May 18

10:15-11:30am Sat. May. 20

Invert your Asana: Handstand Flow

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'. Invert Your Asana: Handstand Flow will focus on handstand and methods of engaging into your lift.

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

Cost: $24(member discount available)

10:15-11:45am Sat. May. 20

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

10:30-11am Sat. May. 20

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

11am-2pm Sat. May. 20

31st Annual Fido & Friends Fun Run

Fundraiser for the Eau Claire County Humane Association. Registration begins at 11am with the fun run starting at noon. Your furry friend is welcome to participate in the talent show. Vendor tables to visit and food concessions will be available.

Carson Park- Pine Pavilion 741 Pavillion Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $30/person

Age: All Ages

11am-4:30pm Sat. May. 20

Wine & Pizza Event

Stop by Riverbend Winery for the opening of the Firewoods Traveling Pizzeria's 2017 season. Enjoy fresh made, wood-fired pizza paired with a glass of your favorite Riverbend wine. It's recommended to bring your own seating.

River Bend Vineyard & Winery 10439 33rd Avenue, Chippewa Falls

11am-1pm Sat. May. 20

Brunch at Forage with Live Music

Get to Forage at Banbury Place for morning brunch with a mimosa bar and live music. Check out more information on their Facebook page.

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

Cost: Contact for cost information

11am-4:30pm Sat. May. 20

Firewoods Pizza at River Bend

Stop out at River Bend winery for fresh, delicious wood-fired pizza. It's recommended to bring your own seating in case the patio is full.

River Bend Vineyard & Winery 10439 33rd Avenue, Chippewa Falls

noon-5pm Sat. May. 20

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

1-3pm Sat. May. 20

Working with the Goddess Archetype in Yoga

An introduction to working with the archetypes of the 3 main goddesses of the Hindu pantheon: Saraswati, Lakshmi, and Parvati. Learn about each one of the goddesses, learn how we can work with her energies, and connect to poses or meditations that embrace her archetypal energy.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 members / $25 non-members

1-2:30pm Sat. May. 20

Keeping Kids Entertained on the Trail

A day hike offers a great opportunity for families to bond and to instill children with an understanding and appreciation of nature. This session will allow families to experience activities and trail games that get kids excited about a day hike and post-hike activities to keep kids excited about the sport.

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

Cost: Friends $6; Nonmembers $10 per family

Age: Families of children up to 13yo

1:30-4pm Sat. May. 20

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. May. 20

Live Music on the Patio: Ellie May Kay

Live music with Ellie May Kay on the patio at Autumn Harvest Winery. Wine, cheese and snacks available for purchase, so come, relax and enjoy. Guests are can bring their own chairs.

Autumn Harvest Winery 19947 Cty Hwy J, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3:30-4pm Sat. May. 20

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 Sat. May. 20

Cruise In Car Shows

Chippewa Falls Main Street is proud to host Cruise In Night in beautiful downtown Chippewa Falls! Stop down and check out all of the vintage cars and trucks while enjoying music. The streets will be closed off so you can safely check out all of the amazing cars.

Downtown Chippewa Falls

5-9pm Sat. May. 20

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

5:30pm Sat. May. 20

46th Annual Partners of HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital Charity Ball

Each year the Partners host the dinner to give thanks to current donors and also to raise money for HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital. Information about this year's theme is available online. Proceeds go to support special projects at St. Joseph's Hospital. Raffle tickets also available. Call to reserve tickets.

Avalon Hotel & Conference Center 1009 W. Park Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $125/person (includes cocktail, dinner, music, games, and more); Preferred registration by 5/6

5:30-8:30pm Sat. May. 20

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

6-10pm Sat. May. 20

Memorial High School Evening of Jazz

25th Anniversary of Evening of Jazz for Memorial High School Jazz Band Students. This event will feature a dance lesson by "Two To Tango"at 6pm. Event starts at 7pm. Special pieces performed by Memorial High School Alumni. Desserts, non-alcoholic drinks, and a silent auction will also be available.

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

Cost: Students $5, Adults $10

Age: All ages welcome

6-8:30pm Sat. May. 20

Wine & Whimsy

A workshop of canvas and wine with friends. Open to interested painters of all experience levels. Enjoy a night of painting with a side of wine.

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

Cost: $35

6:30-9pm Sat. May. 20

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. May. 20

The Paint Shack

Enjoy a fun evening of painting made easy and exciting. A talented social artist will instruct you step by step through recreating the featured painting of the night.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

7-8:30pm Sat. May. 20

Steve Szydel Performance: Re-release of Fairchild

Join Steve Szydel for a performance in celebration of his latest run of his CD, Fairchild. This album is dedicated to his son, Seth, born with Down syndrome who we lost a couple years ago. Some proceeds will go to a wonderful program: Special Kids Day of Chippewa Falls. Please come out and enjoy this special evening of music.

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

Cost: FREE

7-10pm Sat. May. 20

Live Music: Klezmazel

Klezmazel is group of five musicians who decided to resurrect musical skills learned long ago in a way that enables them to celebrate the joy of life. The group takes their cue from a 500 year old tradition of ethnic music most closely associated with the Jews and Gypsies of Eastern Europe.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Sat. May. 20

Showtime Championship Wrestling

A family Friendly wrestling event to benefit the Eau Claire Adult Special Olympics athletes. Featuring 7 action filled matches plus local professional wrestling stars J.D.Bandit, Devlin Caine, Aaron Sacrifice, Nathan Sensation, manager 'Dangerous" Don Roux and making his return to professional wrestling, Red Lightning. Presale Tickets available at Eagles Club.

Eagle's Club 2588 Hallie Rd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10 for Special Olympics Athletes, Military Personnel, & kids under 12: $12 General Admission

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. May. 20

Live Music: Jackson Taylor Music

Jackson Taylor plays acoustic music and works full-time at Muscle Car Restorations.

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

Cost: Check Facebook for Cover Charge

Age: 21+

7:30-9:30pm Sat. May. 20

Holy Rocka Rollaz

The classic early rock 'n' roll and rockabilly of Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, Johnny Cash, and more, played just the way those legends played it.

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

Cost: $30 VIP / $25 Adults / $23 Seniors & Students

Age: All Ages, Family Friendly

7:30-9pm Sat. May. 20

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

8pm Sat. May. 20

Live Music: Schuh Fly

Plays a variety of popular 60s to 80s Classic Rock & Classic 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, Willie Nelson, Zac Brown and many more.

VFW Club 1300 Starr Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8:30pm-12:30am Sat. May. 20

Transistor Radio

Transistor Radio was the brainchild of lead guitar player Chris Connell to bring back the sounds of the 70s played on the Transistor Radio. Some of the greatest R&B and soul songs have been forgotten and we have taken it upon ourselves to bring them back.

Sammy's Pizza 2812 London Rd, Eau Claire

8:30-11:30pm Sat. May. 20

Live Music: Nici Peper

The Sheeley House Saloon welcomes back to their stage Nici Peper, who is best described as a Rootsy, Americana Folk singer-songwriter influenced by the tradition of classic storytellers.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. May. 20

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

9-11pm Sat. May. 20

Observing The Night Sky With The Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society

Enjoy a view of the night sky not possible from the city. Look through telescopes and see galaxies, nebula, star clusters, colorful double stars, and much more. Public observing starts about an hour after sunset for about two hours.

Hobbs Observatory In Beaver Creek Reserve, S1 Cty Hwy K, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE, donations accepted

Age: All ages

9pm-1am Sat. May. 20

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 Sat. May. 20

Pit Wagon Release Show

Pit Wagon's Vinyl release show with spoken word from Mike Danielson and tunes from Zach Hoff. Ten bucks at the door gets you in and a digital download of the album. One-hundred copies of three sided vinyl available for purchase. Ben Lester and Mike Noyce played some tracks on the record and will be sitting in. Doors at 8pm.

The Venue 209 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 includes Free Digital Album

Age: 18+

9:30pm-12:30am Sat. May. 20

Live Music - Ken Valdez

Ken Valdez closes out the Happy Hollow Tavern's "Saturday Night Music Series". He has been turning heads for a decade and a half with versatility, raw talent and a true grit that impart a genuine realness into each of his songs.

Happy Hollow Tavern 1628 N Hillcrest Pkwy, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

10pm Sat. May. 20

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+

The Volume One Calendar is sponsored by Mayo Clinic Health System of Eau Claire

Ongoing Events For 05/20/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc