Events For 09/30/2017

Sat. Sep. 30

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

Sat. Sep. 30

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

Sat. Sep. 30

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

Sat. Sep. 30

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

Sat. Sep. 30

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

Sat. Sep. 30

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

Sat. Sep. 30

Deer Fly Chase Mountain Bike Race

Race on bike trails, gravel roads, and ski trails in the Chippewa County Forest as part of this event located at the Hickory Ridge Recreation Area in Bloomer.

225th Ave, Bloomer

Cost: Call for cost information

7am-1pm Sat. Sep. 30

Weekend Brunch w/ musical guest Jeremy Boettcher

A farm-focused weekend brunchwith lively instrumental tunes from Jeremy Boettcher 10am-1pm. Offers an array of midwestern and other brunch classics including omelettes, quiche, wild rice porridge, Belgian waffles, sandwiches, and more. A 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

7:30am-1pm Sat. Sep. 30

Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market

Seasonal, locally grown vegetables and fruits, plus baked goods, dairy products, meat, honey, maple syrup, flowers, and more. An art market featuring local artists appears most Saturdays throughout the season.

Phoenix Park Pavilions Riverfront Terr., Eau Claire

Age: All ages

8am-1pm Sat. Sep. 30

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. Sep. 30

Zumba with PS-Get Fit

No experience required and all fitness levels are welcome.

Excite! Wellness Studio 107 N. Bridge Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: First class is free, $5 drop-ins, punch cards available

Age: All Ages

8:30-10:30am Sat. Sep. 30

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+

8:30am-noon Sat. Sep. 30

Southview Bear Crawl Walk/Run 1 Mile & 5K

A fun, family-oriented walk/run event with 1 mile and 5k distance. All proceeds will help fund the purchase of an inclusive playground so children of all ages, cognitive levels and abilities can play equally and break down barriers during playtime.

Southview Elementary School 615 A Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25 for 1 runner; $40 for 2; $60 for 3; $70 for 4 or more

Age: All Ages

8:30-10am Sat. Sep. 30

Fall Ballet Classes: Body Ballet

Taught by a great team of four enthusiastic teachers who love to teach ballet, lyrical, and jazz dance.

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

Cost: $7 per class / $26 for 5 classes / $46 for 9 classes

Age: 18+

9-9:30am Sat. Sep. 30

Serious Circuits

30 minutes heart pounding HIIT circuit training with personal Trainer Emily Balow. Always fun music! Get your sweat on!

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $8

Age: 12+

9am Sat. Sep. 30

Hike for the Homeless

Join the Family Promise of the Chippewa Valley for the 13th Annual Hike for the Homeless benefiting their programs including the Beacon House, a shelter for families with children who are homeless. Refreshments will follow the 1 to 3 mile hike. The hike will start at 9am and registration begins at 8am.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 children 11 and under, $15 student 12 and older, $20 Adult, $40.00 Family

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Sat. Sep. 30

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

9am-3:30pm Sat. Sep. 30

Fall Enneagram Workshops

The Enneagram is an ancient tool for discovering your personality type. Businesses, Teachers, Parents, anyone interested in their own growth. This personality awareness can lead to more compassion for yourself and others, leading to service for a more peaceful world.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $50 Level One or $75 Level One and Two

Age: Teens and Adults

9am-6pm Sat. Sep. 30

Northbound Supply Co. Grand Opening

Northbound Supply Co. celebrates their grand opening with storewide discounts and giveaways.

Northbound Supply Co 215 North Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9-11am Sat. Sep. 30

NHS Husky Hustle 5K Fun Run/Walk

Hosted by North HS Athletics Strength & Conditioning, NHS Cross Country, and NHS Track and Field. This year's Hustle will provide funds to support the growing strength and conditioning culture at NHS and ensuring that safe, proper, and appropriate services can be provided to NHS Students at no cost.

Eau Claire City Wells 2711 River View Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: Children 5 and Under - Free, Students - $10, Adults - $20 (preregistration) $25 (day-of registration)

Age: All Ages

9:30-11:30am Sat. Sep. 30

BookBike at Downtown Farmers Market

The BookBike is a very small library branch on wheels. You will be able to check out materials, sign up for a library card, get answers to your reference questions, learn how to download digital content and so much more.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

10am Sat. Sep. 30

Terrarium Workshop

A simple glass container can be transformed into a self sustained tropical oasis. Learn how to properly put together a glass terrarium that creates a perfect growing environment for plants, and adds life to your office desk, the nook in your kitchen or a child’s room.

Down To Earth Garden Center 6025 Arndt Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: Cost: build your own; only pay for what you take home

10am Sat. Sep. 30

Jack and Kitty’s Saturday Morning Kids Show

Jack and Kitty's understanding of this younger audience comes from the years Jack and Kitty spent as co-creators and co-stars of a hit preschool kids television series, which aired on over 150 PBS member stations nationwide and in 175 countries worldwide via the AFN Family Network. Nominated for six Emmy Awards, an average of 5 million families saw Jack and Kitty’s work for youngsters every day.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-10:30am Sat. Sep. 30

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)

10am-6pm Sat. Sep. 30

Falling Leaves Art Studio Tour

The Falling Leaves Art Studio Tour is a free, self-guided tour featuring art of all kinds. Take a drive through beautiful Northwestern Wisconsin, stop at your leisure, see some incredible artwork and chat with the artists who created it. At your leisure, spend some time and visit with local artists while seeing their latest creations. Many of the studio owners provide snacks and refreshments.

A variety of locations in Fall Creek, Augusta, Fairchild, and the surrounding areas (see contact info for exact locations)

Cost: FREE

10am-5pm Sat. Sep. 30

Party on the Prairie

You are invited to celebrate the opening of River Prairie Park in Altoona and learn about the businesses that have made River Prairie home. A day of family fun and celebration. A mini craft show, music, local beer sampling, face painting, balloon animals, scavenger hunt for kids and adults, food truck wars and tours.

River Prairie Park 1419 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. Sep. 30

Caradori Pottery Fall Show

Caradori Pottery Fall Show. 30 on the 30th. Celebrate Western Wisconsin Potters with 30 years experience. Pots by David Caradori, Mel Sundby, John Thomas, Willem Gebben and Dan Ingersoll. New work by Allan Servoss.

Caradori Pottery 359 Ferry Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sat. Sep. 30

Grandmother, Mother & Daughter Fall Porch Planter Class

Enjoy creating your fall porch planters together at Green Oasis Gardens. Bring your own planter or purchase one at Green Oasis. A colorful selection of mums, grasses and other fall plants to accent your beautiful porch planter. Fall accent picks are available too.

Green Oasis Gardens 1403 122nd Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-11am Sat. Sep. 30

Knit Sock Three Part Class

Calling all intermediate and experienced knitters! Instructor Cindi Moist will be teaching a magic loop, top-down knit sock class at Blue Boxer Arts. Bring your own materials, or purchase your supplies from Blue Boxer Arts.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: 14+

10:15am Sat. Sep. 30

L.E. Phillips Library: Family Storytime

Stories, songs and fun for the whole family, designed to ignite children's language and brain development.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library 400 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Age 0-6

11am-3pm Sat. Sep. 30

Fall Creek Pack 79 Silent Auction

Support Cub Scouts Pack 79 and bid on some great items. Some items in the auction are Green Bay Packers signed football, hotel stays, wine tasting, painting sessions, and much more.

Fall Creek Public Library 122 E Lincoln Ave, Fall Creek

Age: All Ages

noon-10:45pm Sat. Sep. 30

Oktoberfest at Lazy Monk Brewing

Featuring German dinners including wursts, landjagers, imported mustards, pretzels, bier cheese, and more. Participate in games like barrel rolling, bingo, beir stein holding contest, and more. Featuring live accordion and polka music, and concerts from Shillelagh Lads, and Klezmazel. Local vendors on site. Look online for the full schedule.

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

Cost: Daily admission $3; Kids 12 and under FREE

noon-8pm Sat. Sep. 30

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

noon-3pm Sat. Sep. 30

Live Music: Randy Adams

Randy is an acoustic guitarist, singer and writer in the "Americana" genre. He covers a wide range of music and styles from cowboy tunes to classical, old, new, and pretty much everything in between. He characterizes his style as "all over the map".

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon Sat. Sep. 30

Fall Exclamation!

Modicum Brewing is putting an exclamation point on fall with the release of their seasonal dark lager, Exclamation! They'll be throwing a party with food trucks, prize drawings and of course beer! Come sample Exclamation!, their brand new dark lager as well as our other beers paired with some tasty barbeque from Bubbles BBQ.

Modicum Brewing Company 3732 Spooner Ave Suite A, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

12:30-6pm Sat. Sep. 30

10th Annual Golf Scramble for Houses and Churches

Raises funds for Peace Church's 2018 mission trips with Casas por Cristo. The scramble will take place at Mill Run Golf Course at 2pm This event costs $45 and includes 9 holes of golf (with a cart), a dinner, and 2 drink tickets.

Mill Run Golf Course 3905 Kane Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: $45 for 9 holes of golf/dinner (2pm start) or $10 for dinner (5pm)

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Sat. Sep. 30

ECCHA Family PAWfest

An afternoon of fun activities, entertainment & education, benefiting the homeless animals of the ECCHA. Family PAWfest is an exciting new event that was developed in partnership with our wonderful event sponsors Paws & Claws and Pet Food.

Eau Claire Expo Center 5530 Fairview Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 per Person or $20 per Family

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Sat. Sep. 30

"Harvesting Traditions" Exhibit Opens

Learn about spearing fish through lake ice, trapping muskrats in the forest, and knocking wild rice in "fields" that grow on select regional lakes in our newest exhibit. Enjoy demonstrations by local wild harvesters and artists, as well as hands-on fun for visitors of all ages.

Chippewa Valley Museum 1204 E. Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $7 adults, $4 kids

Age: All Ages

1-2pm Sat. Sep. 30

No Rock, Just Paper & Scissors: Crafting

A Paper-Crafting series for kids one Saturday per month this fall.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, The Dabble Box 400 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

Age: Grades 3-6

1:30-4pm Sat. Sep. 30

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

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Sep. 30

Bloomer Brewery Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest at the brewery featuring live music, food, craft beer and german hospitality.

Bloomer Brewing Company 1526 Martin Road, Bloomer

2-3pm Sat. Sep. 30

Proven Ways For Women to Live Empowered, Happy Lives

Do you sometimes feel frustrated after working toward personal transformation and finding yourself right back where you started? Master certified life coach of women for 25 years, award-winning author, and founder of Venerable Women, Dawn Morningstar, will share two powerful and proven ways women live happy, abundant lives.

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

Cost: FREE

2:30-3pm Sat. Sep. 30


The artistic possibilities are endless when you melt colored beads into a pattern.

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

Cost: FREE (with museum admission)

6-9pm Sat. Sep. 30

CVLGBTQ+ Community Center Fall Murder Mystery Potluck

Join the CVLGBTQ+ Community Center for a murder mystery and potluck. Bring a dish to pass and dress in your best superhero/villain costume. If you want a part ahead of time, please contact by e-mail or phone.

Gilette Room 800 Wisconsin St. (Banbury Place, Bld 2), Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Sat. Sep. 30

FreeMasonry Open House

You are cordially invited to meet and greet the officers of the WI Grand Lodge. Bring family and friends for a night of fun and fellowship. Music, prizes, cash bar, heavy appetizers, and historic building tours.

Masonic Center 616 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 or bring a friend to get in free

6:30-9pm Sat. Sep. 30

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. Sep. 30

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

6:30-11:30pm Sat. Sep. 30

The Reception

Head to Dive for one last summer wedding celebration. Find that old bridesmaid gown, wedding dress or suit in your closet and give it a second hurrah. There will be dancing, cake, snacks and drink specials available. All the wedding fun without the stress.

Dive Bar 333 Gibson Street (Inside the Lismore Hotel), Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7pm Sat. Sep. 30

Live at the Acoustic Cafe: Jack and Kitty’s Saturday Night Show

Jack and Kitty perform "organic acoustic folk" and have been called "one of the most entertaining acoustic groups in the Midwest" by the Minneapolis Star Tribune. A rich musical stew forms the blend of Jack and Kitty's Emmy Award winning artistic approach. It's organic and acoustic. It's laid-back with positive vibes.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Sat. Sep. 30

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

7:30-9pm Sat. Sep. 30

Mark Lundholm - Recovery Comedy

Clean and sober since 1988, Mark Lundholm is a former criminal, mental patient, homeless wino, resident in a halfway house who started poking fun at the insanity his life had become. This process continued and gained momentum, and in a short time an incredibly talented and energetic entertainer emerged.

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

Cost: Adults $20, Seniors $19, Youth $15

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Sep. 30

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Rana May

Rana May’s deadpan delivery, punk rock sensibility, and fascination with science make her comedy stand out like a shoe on a pizza. Rana was persuaded to try stand up comedy after doing “informational speeches” at backyard barbeques and in basements for a year or two. Her background is in social work, dog rescue, and used book stores, where deadpan is considered a strength.

The Venue 209 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages (18+ Recommended)

7:30pm Sat. Sep. 30

Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra: Tafelmusik

The 20th season opener for the ECCO, this concert is a mix of baroque concertos featuring works from Telemann, Vivaldi, and Purcell.

Grace Lutheran Church 202 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $23 Adults, $20 Seniors, $8 Students

8-10pm Sat. Sep. 30

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

8pm Sat. Sep. 30

Live Music: The Night Hawks

The Night Hawks will be rock n’ rolling great classic rock hits from 50's-90's. Featuring talented musicians Steve Rindt, Jack Schneider, Tom Wieseler, and Tim Lynnes.

VFW Post 7232 2900 W Folsom Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8pm Sat. Sep. 30

Live Music: Sunset Strip

80's metal rules and so can you, for one night. Want to see long hair & spandex rule the stage again? You should probably bust out the old Motley Crue or Whitesnake or Skid Row or Dokken or whatever t-shirt and show up.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

8pm Sat. Sep. 30

40 Fingers at Sammy's Pizza

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.

Sammy's Pizza 2812 London Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $2

Age: 21+

8pm Sat. Sep. 30

Live Music: Sunset Strip

80's metal rules and so can you, for one night. Want to see long hair & spandex rule the stage again? You should probably bust out the old Motley Crue or Whitesnake or Skid Row or Dokken or whatever t-shirt and show up.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

8pm Sat. Sep. 30

Late 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

8:30-11:30pm Sat. Sep. 30

Live Music - Nick Hensley

Nick Hensley is based out of St. Paul, MN. He created Love Songs For Angry Men shortly after The District called it quits in 2002. Hensley’s alias and alter ego, Love Songs For Angry Men, was born to get people talking and through the doors. Now, eight years later, it’s is the title of his first solo effort and also used as a general band name.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Sep. 30

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 Sat. Sep. 30

Live Music: Poor Man's Ridge

This band is the brainchild of Lucas Fischer, who brought on like-minded musicians, Brian Trullinger, Sarah Spindler, Billy Cooney, and Billy Angell.

My Place 408 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9:30pm Sat. Sep. 30

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+

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