Events For 09/15/2017

Fri. Sep. 15

15th Annual Chippewa Falls Oktoberfest

The Chippewa Falls Oktoberfest celebrates its 15th iteration with new events and features. Check out two biergartens, live music and entertainment, family entertainment, fun competitions. Celebrations of German culture with food, dress, and music.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Admission information available online

Age: All Ages

Fri. Sep. 15

Chippewa Valley Restaurant Week (Sept. 15 - 24)

For ten days in September (15th - 24th), dozens of local restaurants will take part in an exciting new culinary tradition that gives you access to special menus, offerings, great deals, and invites you to attend a handful of unique food-themed events that raise money for community causes.

Many Restaurant Locations

Fri. Sep. 15

Harvest Moon Fall Tour

A self-guided tour, exploring the countryside and communities in Clark County. Follow the signs and explore any time. Pumpkin farms, corn mazes, greenhouses, specialty shops, cheese & meat shops, art studios, and honey & maple syrup shops.

Clark County

Fri. Sep. 15

Alcoholics Anonymous Area 74 Conference

Program highlights include morning meditation, noted speakers, panel discussions, evening dances, nighttime marathon AA meetings, and a Saturday evening banquet. This year's theme is "Growth Through Recovery, Planting the Seed, Let it Begin with Me".

Metropolis Resort 5150 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 GA (no one turned away) | $23 for evening banquet

Fri. Sep. 15

Young Brothers Art Show

Joe Young creates art from what he sees around him; botanicals, landscapes and people. Primarily working in oil, he also uses watercolor and charcoal. He trained at Goddard College and The Vermont Studio School.

The Goat Coffee House 336 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8am-7pm Fri. Sep. 15

Here We Grow Again - Childrens Consignment Fall Sale

West Central Wisconsin's upscale children's consignment event. The place to find bargains on quality, name brand clothes, great toys, books, videos, baby equipment, and nursery furniture. Make some extra cash by consigning your child's/teens things or purchasing some great things for your child/teen at can't-be-beat prices. Item drop off for consignment on Wed & Thu before sale.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to attend

Age: All Ages

9-11:30am Fri. Sep. 15

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. Please check their online schedule before going.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $4/child

9:30-10:30am Fri. Sep. 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+

9:30-10:30am Fri. Sep. 15

Yoga on a Budget

This class will focus on linking breath with movement. It is a moderately paced class that offers demonstrations and verbal cues. It is great for beginner practitioners as well as those looking to refresh their practice. The room will be heated using infrared heat panels to 90 degrees.

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

Cost: $10

10am-4pm Fri. Sep. 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 1005 Oxford Avenue, Eau Claire

10am-4pm Fri. Sep. 15

Hugh Mandelert Retrospective - Art and Addiction

This exhibit is a retrospective of the artwork of Hugh Mandelert, which has been generously loaned to the Heyde Center from the private collections of community members. The theme of the exhibit “Art and Addiction” serves as a catalyst for a community exploration and a dialogue of chemical dependency issues in the region.

Chippewa Valley Cultural Association, Inc., Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15am Fri. Sep. 15

L.E. Phillips Library: Preschool Storytime

For children who are able to sit through longer stories and participate in more advanced activities. Stories, songs, rhymes and movement activities.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: Preschool

10:30-10:50am Fri. Sep. 15

Little Learners Storytime

This 15-20 minute program is for children birth to three and their family or caregivers. Short concept rich books, singing, finger plays, puppets and nursery rhyme repetition are used to help foster healthy brain development, enhance early language skills and nurture a love of reading.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth -3 and caregivers

11-11:30am Fri. Sep. 15

Growing Readers Storytime

For preschool children ages 3-6, this 30 minute storytime features books, songs, movement, and interactive learning activities that build pre-reading skills in your child, followed by an open activity/play period. Children may attend independently or with their caregivers, but parents are asked to remain in the children's area in case they are needed.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-6

11am-1pm Fri. Sep. 15

Lunch Break Open Skate

Go ice skating during the Lunch Break Skate at Hobbs Ice Arena. Monday through Friday.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 Per Person; Includes skate rental

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Fri. Sep. 15

East Meets West Art Exhibit

Enjoy paintings, drawings, watercolors, crystals, jewelry, prints, photography, sculptures and music from 50 juried artists influenced by Eastern and Western healing modalities inspiring fun and health by seeing beyond what exists and into what could exist.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-2pm Fri. Sep. 15

Fun Food Day at Heatherwood Assisted Living

Part of the Family is Forever: National Assisted Living Week Celebration at Heatherwood Assisted Living. Lunch will be available for purchase from Davis Dogs and Summer Snow. Stop by for lunch and enjoy a cake walk. Door prizes will be given away.

Heatherwood Assisted Living 4510 Gateway Drive, Eau Claire

2-7pm Fri. Sep. 15

Dunn County Hazardous Waste Collections

Hazardous waste collections are imperative to keeping the environment clean. They also keep residents safer and healthier by limiting their exposure to hazardous chemicals. Improper storage and disposal of these products can cause fires,…

See description for location info

2-3pm Fri. Sep. 15

Yoga on a Budget

This class will focus on linking breath with movement. It is a moderately paced class that offers demonstrations and verbal cues. It is great for beginner practitioners as well as those looking to refresh their practice. The room will be heated using infrared heat panels to 90 degrees.

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

Cost: $10

5:15-8:15pm Fri. Sep. 15

Kids' Night Out

Parks & Recreation staff will spend a fun filled evening playing indoor or outdoor games and doing arts and crafts. A healthy snack is provided. Pre-registration is recommended.

Putnam Heights Elementary School 633 W. Macarthur Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 Pre-Registration Program Fee, $12 Drop in Fee or City Pass (4 Punches)

Age: 4-12 Years

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Sep. 15

Dinner Jazz: Josh Gallagher + Jeremy Boettcher

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. He will be joined by good friend and incredible talent, Josh Gallagher, on the piano.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Fri. Sep. 15

Hymns & Harmony: A Benefit Concert With Sara Groves and Friends

Join Thrivent Financial Reps Cathy Jenson, Nic Nehring, and Sara Cramer. Enjoy a night of music from Sara Groves and friends. All concert proceeds benefit the work of Fierce Freedom, a non-profit dedicated to abolishing modern-day slavery and human trafficking.

Harvestime Church 3625 Southwind Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 Regular Admission/$25 VIP tickets (includes reserved seating and Meet and Greet with musicians)

Age: All Ages

6-8:29pm Fri. Sep. 15

Wine & Whimsy

A 2 to 2.5-hour workshop with friends, a canvas and wine. An instructor will guide you through the painting of your very own masterpiece. Fun for all levels of experience.

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

Cost: $35

6:30-9pm Fri. Sep. 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 Fri. Sep. 15

The Paint Shack

A talented social artist will instruct you step by step through recreating the featured painting of the night. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more. Sign up on Facebook, on their website, or by phone.

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

Cost: $10-35 depending on the class

7-10pm Fri. Sep. 15

Tunes at the Tasting Lounge

Every Friday you can enjoy 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+

7pm Fri. Sep. 15

Psychology of Homicide Presentation

As a homicide investigator, Steve Spingola spent 15 years chasing down coldblooded killers, including Jeffrey Dahmer and Milwaukee's infamous north side strangler. Get a feel for what it is like to walk a mile in the shoes of a busy homicide detective by attending Spingola's Psychology of Homicide presentation.

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 Fri. Sep. 15

Paint and Sip

Open up the Vino on our Paint and Sip night. Great for a date, a night with the girls, or just to meet new people. All customers must bring their own wine/beer/cocktails. Pre-registration required.

Craving Canvas and Ceramic Studio 2807 East Hamilton Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $35/canvas

Age: 21+

7-10pm Fri. Sep. 15

Live Music at the Acoustic Cafe: Dan Zerr and Friends

Dan Zerr, a member of Eggplant Heroes, will be offering up a variety of pop, folk, and Americana tunes, with a little help from his friends including some of those Eggplant Heroes as well as many other talented local musicians.  He'll also be playing songs from his solo CD "Guacamole, Macaroni and Cheese".

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Sep. 15

UWEC Film Series: "La La Land"

La La Land tells the story of Mia, an aspiring actress, and Sebastian, a dedicated jazz musician, who are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts. Set in modern day Los Angeles, this original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing your dreams.

Woodland Theater, Davies Center UWEC 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 for an individual film series membership; $14 for a family membership

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Sep. 15

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

7:30-10pm Fri. Sep. 15

Restless Heart

John Dittrich, Greg Jennings, Paul Gregg, Dave Innis, and Larry Stewart - the men who make up Restless Heart have enjoyed one of the most successful careers in Country Music history, placing over 25 singles on the charts. With six consecutive #1 hits, four of their albums have been certified Gold by the RIAA, and they have won a wide range of awards from many organizations.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $45-$59 (prices subject to change)

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Sep. 15

Partyup – A Prince Tribute

A concert to celebrate the grand opening of the and showing of two of Prince's guitars. Features local artist sloslylove playing his unique interpretations of Prince songs and Jenny and the Lost Boys playing covers of Prince hits such as Little Red Corvette, Purple Rain, and When Doves Cry. Iconic Eau Claire guest musicians will play alongside them.

UWEC Schofield Auditorium 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 GA, $5 student

7:30pm Fri. Sep. 15

2nd Annual Benefit Concert for Katharine's Wish

All proceeds go to Katharine's Wish, a charity that provides new toys, stuffed animals and books to children receiving medical care. This year's lineup includes the Broken Eights, Orenda Fugue, The Saulteurs, and local opening acts Yellow Dog Club, Nhara Lartey, and Emylee Struble.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

8pm Fri. Sep. 15

40 Fingers at Paradise Shores

Dance and tap your feet to 40 Fingers as they play favorites from the 60s, 70s, a few 80s and even a few from today. Beatles, Dave Clark 5, Stones, Monkees, B52's, Joan Jett and more.

Paradise Shores 26364 CTH M, Holcombe

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8-10pm Fri. Sep. 15

Gallery Friday: Greg Gilbertson + Larry Past

Greg’s new record, Surviving the Echoes, due out this fall, expertly balances dark themes of war and depression with a promise of hard-scrabble grace in the face of cynicism. His warm tenor singing voice complements the clear notes of his guitar playing, which is at once smooth and complex, and lends itself well to the subject matter.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $8

Age: All Ages

9pm Fri. Sep. 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 Fri. Sep. 15

Attitude X2 Karaoke

Come enjoy a fun Karaoke with Dyzzi and Laraye. They sing all kinds of fun tunes and than if you want to join in on the fun you can sing with or sing alone. They are here to have fun, and party it up with you Karaokes.

Mystic Grill 23583 County Highway SS, New Auburn

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Fri. Sep. 15

Vinyl Nights: DJ JTron

Local Jeff Reuter brings his massive vinyl set up to share on The Lakely stage. Enjoy craft cocktails and regional beers/wines, order from the popular late-night menu featuring the Scandinavian Koldtbord, and create your own sharable feast of premium meats, cheeses, pickled vegetables, proteins, sauces, crackers and more.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30pm-1:30am Fri. Sep. 15

Live Music at O'Leary's: Night Cap

Night Cap is a top-notch eclectic band, honing performances from multiple music history's greats.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 09/15/2017

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