Events For 09/29/2017

Fri. Sep. 29

UWEC Homecoming Celebration

From the parade to the Blugold Fever Fest, and football game in Carson Park, you won't want to miss UW-Eau Claire's annual Homecoming celebration. It's the largest alumni gathering of the year and celebrating UW-Eau Claire.

Locations include the Carson Park Football Stadium, and the UWEC Davies Center, UWEC

Fri. Sep. 29

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. 29

Fall Splendor Art Meander

 Gallery owners and studio artists of Northwest Wisconsin invite you to take part in this self-guided roadtrip to fifteen of the finest studios and galleries in the region. Now in its 6th year, this event will wow you with magnificent fall colors while you discover galleries and studios located in quaint communities along the 53 corridor.

See description for location details

Fri. Sep. 29

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

Fri. Sep. 29

Eau Claire World Film Festival

The Eau Claire World Film Festival will screen tons of films over three days. Includes a screening of the Cheeseheads documentary, as well as several super-small short films screened at the Oxbow Hotel.

Micon Downtown Cinema 315 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: $32 all festival pass; $10-14 single day pass

8am-1pm Fri. Sep. 29

UWEC FMA Presents Women in Finance, Leaders in Business

A beneficial event for all is being hosted at UWEC. Women in Finace, Leaders in Business is open for all to come with free breakfast and great speakers including wall street analysts, banking presidents and many others. Open to all.

UW-Eau Claire's Davies Center 77 Roosevelt Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

8:30am-1pm Fri. Sep. 29

Leaders in Business Conference

This conference features business analysts, entrepreneurs, bankers and other finance professionals who will share their stories, offering personal insights about their career paths, the finance profession, and leadership.

UWEC Davies Center Dakota Ballroom

Cost: FREE

9am-5pm Fri. Sep. 29

2nd Annual Chippewa Falls Antique Show & Sale

The Northern Wisconsin Antique Dealers Association will feature 35 quality dealers and invited guests from neighboring states.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds - Exhibition Hall C 225 Edwards STreet, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 (good both days), Food Available, Free Parking

9-11:30am Fri. Sep. 29

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. 29

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. 29

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. 29

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

10-10:45am Fri. Sep. 29

Sky Stories! Planetarium

It’s a starry, starry night (or day) at the Museum. Visitors will lie down under the stars and hear all kinds of stories about the constellations in tonight’s sky. Shows start promptly at listed times and space only allows for the first 25 guests.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

10am-2pm Fri. Sep. 29

Reiki II Class with Judy Meinen, RN

Receive your second level of Reiki attunement from Reiki Master Judy Meinen, RN. Students will receive the Level II symbols, and we will discuss Chapters 4-6 from the book Essential Reiki, by Diane Stein. Class size limited, please preregister.

Affinity Wellness Center 2411 N. Hillcrest Parkway, Ste 1E, Altoona

Cost: $250

Age: All Ages

10:15am Fri. Sep. 29

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. 29

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. 29

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. 29

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. 29

Building Dreams: Art of Architecture and Invention Art Exhibit

This fall exhibit shows the art of an Eau Clairian’s patented inventions; architecturally inspired art and jewelry of our region and more creations. The gallery offers guided tours of their downtown Eau Claire 1882 Victorian Mansion as part of the exhibit.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-3pm Fri. Sep. 29

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

2:30-3pm Fri. Sep. 29

Gem Suncatchers

Add beauty to your window with a homemade suncatcher. Pick out the prettiest gems and watch the sunlight catch the colors.

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

Cost: FREE (WIth Museum admission)

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Sep. 29

Dinner 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

6-9pm Fri. Sep. 29

The Night Market

Each night, features 4-6 different local makers' information and products in the Volume One Gallery. A fire pit in our courtyard area, local food trucks, a featured acoustic performer, and hot cider and snack samples. All regular merch is 15% during the Night Market.

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

6-8:30pm Fri. Sep. 29

Paper Lantern Workshop-Blu Gold Edition

Create your own Blu Gold paper lantern! Perfect for UWEC's Homecoming Activities & Eau Claire's New Year's Eve Lantern Parade in Downtown Eau Claire: Light Up Eau Claire. Everything you need is provided to create a work of art - and you take your lantern home at the end of the workshop.

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

Cost: $15 (Ages 5 and under are free)

6-9pm Fri. Sep. 29

Abstract Painting with Fluid Acrylic Paints

Want to learn about painting with fluid acrylics? This is a fun way to create colorful designs and the best part about it is that anyone can do it. Come join us and create a fabulous piece of artwork. You’ll love the abstract designs that you can create. Everything you need is provided to create your piece of art work.

Arts, Etc. 930 Galloway Street, Banbury Place Building 13, Suite 27, Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Fri. Sep. 29

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. 29

The Paint Shack

Have fun painting on canvas, wood, bags, glasses and more. Made easy and fun as a trained instructor walks the class through the process. Check the website for more information on scheduled events and classes.

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

Cost: $10-$35 depending on the class

6:30-9:30pm Fri. Sep. 29

In It Together's Fall Ball Marriage Night

Come with your spouse and have a ton of fun. Dance and discover more about marriage. Matt and Suzie Kendziera will provide fun, lighthearted and thought provoking discussion time and Derek and Alicia Knopps from Diamond School of Dance will teach some sweet moves for the dance floor.

Wild Ridge Golf Course 3647 Kane Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: $30/Couple (Ticket includes dessert)

7-10pm Fri. Sep. 29

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+

7-10pm Fri. Sep. 29

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+

7-9pm Fri. Sep. 29

Live Music at the Acoustic Cafe: Girl Band

Jen Hazen of Davy J and Friends, Jenny and the Jets, Milk and Whiskey and Weapons of Brass Destruction teams up with three amazing women in a new collaboration: Sultry Kai Ulrica of Wolves at the Door and RavenWolf, Flutist Julie Majkowski of The Chippewa Valley Flute Ensemble, Guitarist and bass player Kori Riesenweber of Beacon James.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Fri. Sep. 29

An Innocent Affair

In the Light Theatre Company will be performing An Innocent Affair, a full-length comedy about love, romance, and living like you’ve got a gun to your head. Proceeds will help update the stage at Valleybrook. The saturday performance will benefit August Davidson, who has cerebral palsy.

Valleybrook Church 412 S Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: $13

Age: All Ages

7-11pm Fri. Sep. 29

Live Music: Schuh Fly

Plays a variety of popular 60s to 80s Classic Rock & Classic Country dance 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.

Family Moose Center 3606 Curvue Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 cover charge for dancing, all ages, Moose members and their family and guests welcome.

Age: 21+

7-9:30pm Fri. Sep. 29

Public Telescope Observing at Phoenix Park

If skies are clear, CVAS will host another night of public observing in front of the RCU building at Phoenix Park. Stop by and see the moon and Saturn through various telescopes.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Sep. 29

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. Sep. 29

An Evening with Michael Perry - "Have I Said This Before?"

A warm welcome back to New York Times bestselling author, humorist and radio show host Michael Perry who returns to the Heyde Center with a new batch of humorous and heartfelt stories based on his life in rural Wisconsin. This night will be special, so he may wear a clean shirt.

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

Cost: Adults $15, Seniors $14, Youth $8

Age: All Ages

8-10pm Fri. Sep. 29

Gallery Friday: Peter Mulvey's 10th Anniversary Bicycle Tour

Wisconsin-based singer-songwriter Peter Mulvey released his latest album, "Are You Listening?", on March 24, 2017. The album was produced by Ani DiFranco, and it was recorded in New Orleans with DiFranco's band. Mulvey is celebrating 25 years as a touring musician — a career that has seen him perform more than 4,000 shows and travel more than a million miles, including an annual tour by bicycle.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 (at the door or online at

8pm Fri. Sep. 29

VInyl Nights: Mabis

With Mabis, you'll hear classics that you adore, but expect a heavy dose of soulful surprises from the fresh epoch. Enjoy craft cocktails and regional beers/wines, order from the popular late-night menu featuring the Scandinavian Koldtbord, a create-your-own shareable feast.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30-11:30pm Fri. Sep. 29

Whyte Orfield Band

Grammy nominated Ellen Whyte from Portland, OR joins forces with Sue Orfield Band for a Blues & Beyond extravaganza. Ellen's powerful and sultry vocals are the perfect match to The Sue Orfield Band's quirky, saxophone driven sound.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $12 at the door

Age: All Ages

9pm Fri. Sep. 29

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

9:30pm-1:30am Fri. Sep. 29

Live Music: Divided Highway

All four members of DH come from years of rocking smoke-filled taverns and possesses a sincere love for entertaining their fans. All four contribute to the band with amazing vocal performances with a backdrop of mind-blowing guitar, bass, keyboard and drum licks that leave audiences speechless.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

10pm Fri. Sep. 29

Live at the Mousetrap: South Farwell

Lead Singer Bill Boles believes in his band, he believes in his songs, and (most refreshingly) he believes in the pure and simple beauty of a life restarted.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 09/29/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Events with Tickets

tickets are available online

See all at »