Events For 10/06/2017

Fri. Oct. 6

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

9am-3:30pm Fri. Oct. 6

Chippewa Valley Coin Show

Enjoy a display of American and international coins and currency, available to buy or sell. Come and join in on this fun and interesting hobby. Featuring two great door prizes: At 11am and 2pm, giving a silver 1 ounce.

Clarion Inn Campus Area 2703 Craig Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9am-3pm Fri. Oct. 6

Transracial Parenting 101

Whether you are a professional, advocate or parent, this conference will explore the various aspects of transracial adoption. Guest speaker Robert O'Connor will explore the role that culture plays in serving diverse families and communities as well as the implications of transracial placements.

Dove Healthcare West - Community Room 1405 Truax Blvd, Eau Claire

Cost: $30-$75

Age: Adults

9-11:30am Fri. Oct. 6

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

9am-4:30pm Fri. Oct. 6

Progressive Media Project Op-ed Writing Workshop

By participating in this workshop, you will learn how to effectively communicate your ideas as an op-ed writer, receive editorial and op-ed placement support from The Progressive magazine’s editorial team, understand how to use social media to get your published op-ed in front of a larger audience.

UWEC Davies Center, Room 311 105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 14+

9:30-10:30am Fri. Oct. 6

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. Oct. 6

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

9:30-11:30am Fri. Oct. 6


Learn Facebook all over again or for the first time, learn how to find friends, post to your timeline, upload, add & tag photos, message, chat, create and manage lists, create groups & much more. Stay up-to-the-minute with your children & grandchildren.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire

Cost: $25 members / $37.50 non-members

Age: Seniors

10am-4pm Fri. Oct. 6

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

10am-5pm Fri. Oct. 6

Fresh Art Tour: Autumn 2017

Seventeen sites featuring dozens of artists with a range of work from pottery to textiles, painting, photography, metal, jewelry and more. This event, always held on the first three day weekend of October, is primed for the peak color weekend on the hardwood covered hills of this bluff and river laden area in Pepin, Pierce and Buffalo Counties. Artists demos at all sites.

Accola Gallery 502 2nd Ave. E, Durand

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-11:30am Fri. Oct. 6

Play N Learn - Play Group

Join this fun and free play group for pre-school aged children. You and your child will experience story time, hands on activity and lots of learning through play. Snack will be provided. Community resources and food pantry will be available.

Prairie Ridge Early Learning School 3031 Epiphany Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Pre-school children and parents

10:15am Fri. Oct. 6

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. Oct. 6

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. Oct. 6

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. Oct. 6

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. Oct. 6

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. Oct. 6

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

4-7pm Fri. Oct. 6

St Olaf Men's Club Fish Fry

The St Olaf Men's Club will be having their famous "All you can eat fish fry". The menu will feature 2 kinds of battered fish, baked fish, French fries, baked potato, vegetables, salad bar, coffee and milk.

Father Agnew Parish Center 2407 North Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: $11 adult, $10 seniors (65 and older), $4 children 5-12, 4 and under free, carryouts $10

5:30pm Fri. Oct. 6

Destination Yoga: The Local Lounge

A 45 minute yoga class followed by Ladies Night Out with your fellow yogis. The cost of the event includes yoga, wine tasting, appetizers, education & inspiration. Accessible to all levels.

The Local Lounge 2106 N Clairemont, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 (member discount available)

Age: 21+

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Oct. 6

Dinner Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher + Josh Gallagher

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

6-9pm Fri. Oct. 6

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

6-10pm Fri. Oct. 6

Night Corn Maze

Bring your flashlight for some after-hours fun in a 10 acre corn maze. Weather permitting. Last admission at 9pm.

Leffel Roots Apple Orchard W2369 Maple Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 for ages 13+, $5 for ages 5-12, FREE for ages 0-4

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Fri. Oct. 6

Haunted Schlegelmilch Escape Room and Fundraiser

Solve the puzzles inside an 1871 historic house and escape the spooky rooms before the timer hits zero. All proceeds benefit the Chippewa Valley Museum. Reservations required. No discounts or coupons.

Schlegelmilch House Museum 517 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

Cost: $30/person (Groups of 4-12)

Age: Age 9+

6-9pm Fri. Oct. 6

5th Annual Dog Art Show Reception

Each year local artists come together and create dog related art pieces which they donate for this month long art show. This year TUIH will be donating the proceeds from the Dog Art Show to the Eau Claire County Humane Association. There will also a raffle with many baskets of great local items. Stop in and enjoy refreshments, live music, and a chance to meet the artists.

New Tangled Up in Hue Location 505 S. Barstow St. Suite B, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-11pm Fri. Oct. 6


Two sisters come of age in ‘90s New York when they discover their dad’s affair. Eventually, they learn he’s not the only cheater in the family.

UW-Stout, Applied Arts 210

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6pm Fri. Oct. 6

Lakely Loves: One Year Anniversary Dinner

A 6-course dinner designed by the Lakely staff. Chef Nathan Berg has worked with the kitchen staff to help develop their own, original dishes with a focus on Upper Midwestern cuisine.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $50

6:30-9pm Fri. Oct. 6

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. Oct. 6

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

7-10pm Fri. Oct. 6

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. Oct. 6

Chippewa Valley Rock N' Roll Kickball Classic

This two-day tournament is returning for its seventh year and teams are ready to rumble. The classic is not just for the players – everyone is invited – free of charge! In addition to kickball there will be a DJ. Other activities include free Kubb, Beanbags, and a playground for the kids. There will also be a wide variety of eats and drinks for purchase. Proceeds support the Altoona Parks & Recreation.

Cinder City Park Spooner Ave and 10th St., Altoona

Cost: FREE (Register teams by Sep. 19)

7pm Fri. Oct. 6

UWEC International Film Series: My Life as a Zucchini

After losing his mother, a young boy is sent to a foster home with other orphans his age where he begins to learn the meaning of trust and true love.

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

7pm Fri. Oct. 6

Live at the Acoustic: Davey J and Friends

You could describe the Jones Tones as a roots music combo with significant blues influences, but their musical range includes rock and roll, reggae, Sun Records-style country, and urban folk.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Oct. 6

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. Oct. 6

Dueling Dummies – David Malmberg - Ventriloquism and More

Comedy, voice tossing, story telling, and music - a veritable cornucopia of entertainment that will keep you talking and laughing for some time to come.

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

Cost: Adults $13, Seniors $12, Youth $6  

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Oct. 6

CVTG Presents: Sister Act, The Musical

Sister Act is the feel-good musical comedy based on the hit 1992 movie. Disco diva Deloris Van Cartier witnesses a murder and is placed in protective custody in the one place she won’t be a found: a convent. Filled with powerful gospel music and a truly moving story of friendship.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10-22; Order tickets online, by phone, or at the door

8pm-2am Fri. Oct. 6

Benefit Show For The Lighthouse

See the best that the Eau Claire Hip-hop scene has to offer, and feel good about where your money is going. Music With Purpose (M.W.P.) a collaboration of E.C. artists whose goal is not only to put out great music, but to give back to the community as well.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $7

8-10pm Fri. Oct. 6

Gallery Friday: Rachel Hanson + Barbaro

Rachel Hanson's songs strike a chord somewhere deep in the hearts of both travelers and soul-seekers. Barabo blends country, jazz and newgrass styles and create a melting pot of something auld and someting new.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $8

8:30-11:30pm Fri. Oct. 6

Live at Music at Cowboy Jack's: Dawn Marie

For years, vocalist Dawn Marie, has been captivating audiences with her strong vocals and energizing stage presence. She can be seen performing at countless spots in the Northwest and Central Wisconsin music scenes, playing acoustically and honing her writing skills or as lead vocals in the band Branded.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Fri. Oct. 6

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. Oct. 6

Vinyl Nights: Jon Shemick

Local Jon Shemick will play an eclectic range of his favorites and yours. Also, in addition to enjoying craft cocktails and regional beers/wines, order from our popular late-night menu featuring the Scandinavian Koldtbord, where you 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. Oct. 6

Live Music: The Big Deeks

Big Deeks play a variety of music from the 50s to now, including some country.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

10pm Fri. Oct. 6

Live Music: FM Down + North by North + Dear, Headlights

FM Down is loud, unabashed rock and roll; pure and simple. North by North have developed their own brand of infectious, spastic yet finely-honed rock and roll. Doors at 9pm

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

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