Events For 09/17/2017

Sun. Sep. 17

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

Sun. Sep. 17

Fall Ballet Classes

Taught by a great team of four enthusiastic teachers who love to teach ballet, lyrical, and jazz dance. Check online schedule for breakdown of schedule, pricing, and age brackets.

Swan Lake Ballet Studio Banbury Place Bldg 13 Ste 122, Eau Claire

Cost: $5-8 per class / $20-36 for 5 classes / $30-55 for 9 classes

Age: Ages 5-7, 7-9, 10-14

Sun. Sep. 17

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

Sun. Sep. 17

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

Sun. Sep. 17

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

Sun. Sep. 17

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

7am-1pm Sun. Sep. 17

Weekend Brunch with Musical Guest Nick Seeger

A farm-focused weekend brunch (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 more.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8am-2pm Sun. Sep. 17

Festival Foods Farmers Market

A variety of fresh produce from local farmers.

Festival Foods parking lot 3007 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Age: all ages

8am-1pm Sun. Sep. 17

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

10am-4pm Sun. Sep. 17

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

10-11am Sun. Sep. 17

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-1pm Sun. Sep. 17

Weekend Brunch with Musical Guest Nick Seeger

A farm-focused weekend brunch with lively instrumental tunes from Nick Seeger 10am-1pm. An array of midwestern and other brunch classics including omelettes, quiche, wild rice porridge, Belgian waffles, sandwiches, and more. FA variety of classic and original morning drinks including mimosas, bloody marys, and more.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Sun. Sep. 17

Around the Farm Table Garlic Sale

Join Inga Witscher, host of the PBS series Around the Farm Table for a garlic sale at her farm. Bring a picnic and visit with the farm animals and purchase some fresh garlic for eating or planting.

St. Isidore's Mead N45354 County Road E, Osseo

10:15-10:55am Sun. Sep. 17

Twisty Tots Yoga

Join us with your sweet little tot to explore twisty yoga moves, relaxation, deep breathing, progressive muscle relaxation, while nurturing the bond between you and your toddler.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $5/child; Parents Free

Age: Ages 3-6

11am-3pm Sun. Sep. 17

2nd Annual Women's Health + Fitness Fair

Visit dozens of area health and fitness businesses, participate in demonstrations, classes and presentations, over $2,000 in door prizes, register to win a FREE bike, shop "Retail Therapy" an arts and crafts event at the Fitness Fair, enjoy free samples and much, much more.

Chippewa Valley Expo Center 5150 Menard Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $6 Advance; $8 at the Door; 12 and younger FREE

Age: All ages and all fitness levels

11am-3pm Sun. Sep. 17

Impressions Bridal Fair & Women's Expo

Western Wisconsin's Largest bridal and women's event. Over 100 exhibitor booths, thousands of dollars in prizes, huge fashion show at 2:30pm, give-aways, samples, and more.

Chippewa Valley Expo Center 5150 Menard Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $6 Advance; $8 at the Door; 12 and younger FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-3pm Sun. Sep. 17

Retail Therapy - Arts & Craft Fair

Dozens of Artists and Crafters selling and showcasing their creations. In conjunction with the 12th Annual Women's Expo, over 100 total exhibitors. Jewelry, pottery, wooden signs, paintings, clothing, and more. FREE parking and full concessions.

Chippewa Valley Expo Center 5150 Menard Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $6 advance, $8 door; Under 12 FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-5pm Sun. Sep. 17

Pick & Picnic Days

A weekend celebration at Niblett's Apple Shed, featuring apple picking, apple launching, wagon rides, mini golf, bouncy house, face painting and other activities for the kids, plus product sampling and concessions.

Niblett's Apple Shed 18027 Cty Hwy OO, Chippewa Falls

noon-8pm Sun. Sep. 17

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-5pm Sun. Sep. 17

Family Free Day: Sports-travaganza!

Thanks to Group Health Cooperative, it's free admission for everyone. Kickstart a new season at the Children's Museum with a day of fun, sports-themed activities and challenges for the whole family! Sports uniforms admired, but not required. Special welcome to the families and students from Dunn County School Districts.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Sun. Sep. 17

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. Sep. 17

Painting At The Farm

Take home your unique work of art on canvas and a valuable concept to use for future creations. Fresh pizza and local wines available. E-mail to reserve an easel.

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

Cost: $35

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Sun. Sep. 17

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

1:30-2:15pm Sun. Sep. 17

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

1:30-4:30pm Sun. Sep. 17

Live Music: Rich Schroeder

Singer and Songwriter and country western music.

Jeremiah's Bullfrog Fish Farm N1409 566th St, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-3:30pm Sun. Sep. 17

Bible Study - "The Bible Timeline"

"The Bible Timeline: The Story of Salvation" by Jeff Cavins is a fascinating 24-week Bible study that will take you on a journey through the entire Bible. Beginning September 17, each session will be presented Sunday afternoons, Monday nights & Tuesday mornings. Attend whenever able.

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

Cost: $35 (for all 24 weeks)

Age: 16+

2pm Sun. Sep. 17

Kids of Steel Triathlon

Each athlete will swim in the Y pool, run to Owen Park, and bike on the Chippewa River Trail. All distances are determined by age. All participants will receive a triathlon t-shirt and finisher’s medallion.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member: $20, Community: $25

Age: Ages 5-12

2pm Sun. Sep. 17

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

2-6pm Sun. Sep. 17

Open Studio of Children's Book Illustrator Beth Peck

Beth Peck has been a children's book illustrator for over a decade. Before she moves from Menomonie to St. Paul, she is opening her doors for the public to visit her studio and see the environment in which she did her work.

Beth Peck's Studio E4523 County Road D, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

4-4:55pm Sun. Sep. 17

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+

4-7pm Sun. Sep. 17

Laura Jones' Cervical Cancer Campaign

Raising funds to fight the fight of cancer. All you can eat Sloppy Joe dinner, t-shirts, prizes and raffles.

VFW Post 7232 2900 W Folsom St, Eau Claire

Cost: Adults $8, Kids (12 and under) $5, 2 Years or Under FREE

Age: All Ages

4:30-7:30pm Sun. Sep. 17

Burger Night at Together Farms with Music by Jeff White

Burger Nights are a unique causal night where you can explore a grass-fed farm in a relaxing atmosphere. Celebrity chefs from their favorite local restaurants grilling up gourmet burgers made from 100% grass-fed beef. Also serving up slaw, fries, beer, wine, and other goodies. Featuring music from Jeff White; Americana, alt-country, outlaw folk from the hills of western Wisconsin.

Together Farms W93 Norden Rd, Mondovi

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4:30-5:30pm Sun. Sep. 17

Zumba with Z.Vida Fitness

Z.Vida Fitness has been bringing their passion and flair for Zumba to the Chippewa Valley for over 5 years now. Participants are eager to admit it's like dancing with family.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $6/drop in; $40 unlimited monthly; $25 5-class punch card

5-7pm Sun. Sep. 17

CollECtive Choir presents: "I Am Free" - a Gospel and Hip Hop concert

A lively and compelling Gospel & Hip Hop concert in a cozy neighborhood park in the Birch street area to share stories of freedom from methanphetamines and other addictions. Also ft. Tru Serva, a hip hop artist from the Minneapolis, and Speakers Brian Cole and Pastor Lewis Jackson. Bring your own chair.

McDonough Park 800 Centre St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-7pm Sun. Sep. 17

American Guild of Organists Chippewa Valley Chapter Fall Kick-Off

The Chippewa Valley Chapter of the AGO is kicking off their season with a 5pm Members' Meeting, 5:30pm Dinner, Social and Music Exchange, and 6:15pm Presentation: "Food, Fellowship, France" by Elaine Mann.

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

Cost: FREE

5:05-5:35pm Sun. Sep. 17

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+

Ongoing Events For 09/17/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc