Events For 10/20/2017

Fri. Oct. 20

Startup 48 Eau Claire

Startup 48 is a weekend-long event where individuals come together and learn what it takes to create and run a startup business. During this 48-hour long event, you will start with an idea and create a minimal viable product (something that is ready to be introduced to market). If you have ever been curious about building a startup business, or creating a product for a startup, this is the event for you.

JAMF Software 215 Riverfront Terr., Eau Claire

Cost: $90 ($75 early-bird) for regular ticket, $45 ($35 early bird) for students and military; all meals provided

Fri. Oct. 20

Foster Gallery Exhibition: Color

Unlike a traditional art exhibition, ‘Color’ brings together the work of UW-Eau Claire faculty and community members to prompt the viewer to reflect on how a wide range of scientists and artists think about and use color in their work.

Foster Gallery UWEC Haas Fine Arts Center, 121 Water St., Eau Claire

7am-5:30pm Fri. Oct. 20

Foot and Nail Care: Education Day with Expanded Clincal

As our population ages and we see rising rates of diabetes, the demand for foot and nail care is rapidly increasing. This area of nursing practice is often neglected in formal nursing education, leaving a shortage of professional providers. This course will give you all the tools you need to begin a practice of basic foot and nail care.

The Florian Gardens 2340 Lorch Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $999

7:30am-4:30pm Fri. Oct. 20

Foot and Nail Clinics

A free Foot and Nail clinic open to the community. Offered by UWEC.

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

Cost: FREE

9-11:30am Fri. Oct. 20

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-1pm Fri. Oct. 20

Lower Chippewa River State Natural Area, Lake Powell Work Day

Come help Lower Chippewa River Alliance volunteers and DNR staff remove invasive species. Lunch will be provided.

Meet at parking lot, end of Fuller Rd./County Line Rd. Between Dunn & Eau Claire Counties

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30-10:30am Fri. Oct. 20

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. 20

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. 20


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. 20

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-9pm Fri. Oct. 20

5th Annual Riddle Me Readers Book Hunt

Each day of the book hunt, children K-5 can pick up a riddle at the youth services desk and hunt for the book that goes with that riddle. If they find the correct book, they can enter a prize drawing. 7 days, 7 riddles, 7 books, and 7 different major prizes.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Kindergarten - fifth grade

10-10:30am Fri. Oct. 20

Sky Stories! (Planetarium Show)

It's a starry, starry night (or day) at the Museum. Head to the inflatable Planetarium for an outta this world show. Visitors will lie down under the stars and hear all kinds of stories about the constellations in tonight's sky.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Children Welcome

10:15am Fri. Oct. 20

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. 20

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

10:30-11am Fri. Oct. 20

Sky Stories! (Planetarium Show)

It's a starry, starry night (or day) at the Museum. Head to the inflatable Planetarium for an outta this world show. Visitors will lie down under the stars and hear all kinds of stories about the constellations in tonight's sky.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Children Welcome

10:45am-4pm Fri. Oct. 20

Red Hat Adventure

Stop 1 is a light lunch (soup, 1/2 sandwich and beverage for $7) at a new bar & grill, Judy's 360. Stop 2 is a matinee at Micon Theater with specials on admission, soda, and popcorn for senior citizens. The movie remains a mystery for now.

Augusta Senior and Community Center 616 West Washington St., Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11-11:30am Fri. Oct. 20

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

noon-8pm Fri. Oct. 20

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-10pm Fri. Oct. 20

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+

noon-5pm Fri. Oct. 20

Raid, Ouimette, Wyman: Visiting Artists at 200 Main Gallery

Retired Art Professor, Tiit Raid shares his brilliant paintings, Art teacher, George Ouimette has unique ceramic hand-built pieces and Keith Wyman shares his one-of-a-kind benches, tables and other pieces, with integrated concrete, steel and wood.

200 Main - Gallery & Studios 200 Main St., Eau Claire

1-6pm Fri. Oct. 20

Community Acupuncture Clinic

Community Acupuncture Clinic open every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Call ahead to reserve your place.

Classic Acupuncture 2711 Pleasant St. Suite 1H, Eau Claire

Cost: $30-$35 sliding scale fee

Age: 18+

1-4pm Fri. Oct. 20

Tri Sigma's Tug of War

Join Tri Sigma Sorority for a tug of war competition, with all of the proceeds going to benefit the March of Dimes and the Tri Sigma Foundation. There will be a grill out, music, and prizes for the winners.

Katherine Thomas Residence Hall Backyard 101 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 per individual person, $30 for full team of 6 people

Age: All Ages

1-2:30pm Fri. Oct. 20

Balance Workshop

In this 75 minute workshop with Physical Therapist & 230 Hour Yoga Teacher, Katie McMorran, you'll explore the 3 body systems that work together to maintain an upright posture. You'll become aware of your imbalances and learn how to address them.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 for members, $20 for non-members

Age: 18+

2-3pm Fri. Oct. 20

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

4pm Fri. Oct. 20

Chippewa Valley Book Festival - Karla Huston and Max Garland: The Poetry of Memory

Karla Huston, the current Poet Laureate of Wisconsin, and former Wisconsin Poet Laureate Max Garland will read from their poetry, focusing on poems dealing with memory, and the link between poetry and memory. Both poets will read briefly, then have a “conversation” in poetry, each choosing poems that in some way respond to the poems of the other.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation 421 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

5:30pm Fri. Oct. 20

Chippewa Valley Book Festival: Building A World Class Book City - A Conversation & Reading with Nickolas Butler

Internationally best-selling and award-winning writer Nickolas Butler will join Barstow & Grand editor Eric Rasmussen and former UW-Eau Claire professor Brady Foust in a free-flowing conversation on the present state and future aspirations of Eau Claire as a literary destination, an arts incubator, and a book-loving city. Meal options listed online.

The Lismore 333 Gibson Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $39 (Reservation Required, Purchase by October 6)

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Oct. 20

Dinner Jazz: Mike Malone Trio

Mike Malone is a musician based out of Northeast, Wisconsin. He performs over 300 shows a year with a myriad of groups ranging from jazz, funk, gospel, and original music.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-8pm Fri. Oct. 20

Crochet Pouch Class

Join instructor Liz Olson to make a cute little fall themed pouch. Choose between an apple or pumpkin themed project to put all your little treasures. Some crochet experience required.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: Ages 12+

6-9pm Fri. Oct. 20

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. 20

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

6-11pm Fri. Oct. 20


12 years after the tragic death of their little girl, a doll maker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home. Soon afterwards, they become the target of the doll maker’s possessed creation: Annabelle.

UW-Stout, Applied Arts 210

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Fri. Oct. 20

5th Annual Hipps Pub Twisted Trail of Terror

The Twisted Trail of Terror returns for it's 5th Season and is bigger and better then ever before with new and added scares. It is recommended that children under age 9 visit before dark.

Hipps Pub s7650 State Hwy 37, Eau Claire

Cost: $5/person; 3 and under FREE; $3 Bargain Night Oct. 15

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Fri. Oct. 20

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

6:30-9pm Fri. Oct. 20

Kids' Night Out

Parks & Recreation staff will spend a fun filled evening with the kids playing gym games and having fun in the pool! Bring your swim suit, towel, and change of clothing. A healthy snack is provided. Pre-registration is recommended.

Delong Middle School 2000 Vine St., Eau Claire

Cost: Pre-Registration Fee $10. Walk-in Fee $12 or City Pass (4 punches)

Age: 4-12

7-10pm Fri. Oct. 20

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. Oct. 20

Featuring the amazing Sue Orfield on tenor saxophone, Randy Sinz on acoustic and electric bass & vocals, and singer/songwriter, Catya, on vocals, guitar, & fiddle, Catya’s Trio performs a mix of original and traditional Blues, Swing, Contemporary Acoustic music; and a bit of saxophiddle music, too.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

7pm Fri. Oct. 20

Live Music: The Other Brothers

David Schrader (Sue Orfield Band), Barry Wells (Wheelhouse) and John Utphall (North of Dixie) have joined Ken Rogers (Liscio) to bring you Jazz, Blues, and Swing favorites. These four seasoned local musicians cover selections by Wes Montgomery, David Sanborn, Lyle Lovett, Alvin Lee and Django Reinhardt.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Oct. 20

CVTG Presents: ShakesBeer!

ShakesBeer is a fundraising event for adults that combines the comedy and bawdiness of Shakespeare with beer drinking. There are drinking games, snacks, music, henna painting and Renaissance-type fun. Actors will present scenes from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) which parodies the plays of Shakespeare in a hilarious way. Raises funds for the Chippewa Valley Theater Guild

The Grand Theatre 102 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $20 and $35, which includes special seating, a personal server, snacks and a souvenir beer stein.

Age: 21+

7-8pm Fri. Oct. 20

Art & Science: Color

This is the kick off event for a program which investigates ways in which the concept of color is represented in various aspects of human culture and science: everything from the ideas of the color spectrum and the electromagnetic spectrum, to the interplay of mixing colors in art or even the role of color in racial constructs.

Foster Gallery UWEC Haas Fine Arts Center, 121 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Oct. 20

UWEC Film Series: Hiden Figures

The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.

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

Cost: Individual film series memberships are $7; a family membership is $14.

7pm Fri. Oct. 20

Cadott Schools Presents: The Little Mermaid The Musical

Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney's The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the young and young at heart. A story of love, loss, and magic that you won't soon forget.

Cadott High School Auditorium 426 Myrtle St., Cadott

Cost: $12 Adults, $8 Students

Age: All Ages

7-8:30pm Fri. Oct. 20

P!nk Party

Join Brandy Ludwikoski for a night of fun, heated yoga set to all P!nk tunes. Wear pink yoga gear, come for some pink drinks, pink snacks, and an all-around pink funhouse. Proceeds benefit breast cancer awareness.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $20 for members; $25 for non-members

Age: 18+

7-10pm Fri. Oct. 20

Spooky Hollow Haunted Barn

Spooky Hollow Haunted Barn is a family ran haunted barn/corn maze. 5 miles east of Mondovi or 4 mile west of Eleva. Be sure to check the map on their Facebook page because GPS will probably not take you to the right location.

Spooky Hollow Haunted Barn W141 Segerstrom Road, Mondovi

Cost: $8

7-9:30pm Fri. Oct. 20

22nd Annual Big Band Monster Bash

A costumed jazz band concert! Featuring 6 award-winning jazz bands for your listening and dancing enjoyment from Eau Claire Memorial, Eau Claire North, and Elk Mound High Schools. The evening concludes with a costume contest.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $7 general, $5 youth and student

7-10pm Fri. Oct. 20

Free Live Music - Ben Noble

An evening of music and trivia with Ben Noble- a singer/ songwriter from Minneapolis, MN at the Blind Munchies Coffeehouse. Join us for music, food and drinks all starting at 7pm.

The Blind Munchies Coffeehouse 621 Wilson Ave., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

7-11pm Fri. Oct. 20

Ski Sprites Haunted House

The Ski Sprites are hosting their annual Haunted House. A scary walk-thru with interactive haunts, changing scares and a thrill around every corner. Not for the timid.

Ski Sprites Haunted House 415 S. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 at the door, $9 with a non-perishable food donation, $8 in advance

Age: All ages, 12+ recommended

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Oct. 20

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

7:30pm Fri. Oct. 20

UWEC Theatre Presents: "Urinetown: The Musical"

A three-time Tony award-winning, hilarious musical satire of the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, bureaucracy, corporate mismanagement, municipal politics and musical theatre itself.

Riverside Theatre - Haas Fine Arts Center, UW-Eau Claire 121 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

7:30-9pm Fri. Oct. 20

Autumn Swing Dance - 7 Swing

Get up and dance to the fantastic live sounds of 7 Swing – a swingin' line-up of top swing and jazz music from the 30s – 50s. This group is an active and established group of professional musicians from the Eau Claire area.

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. 20

2nd Annual UWEC A Capella Extravaganza

Features performances from UWEC's Chamber Choir, Eau Claire Memorial Vocal Jazz, Audacious, Callisto, Fith Element, Impromptu and The Innocent Men!

UWEC Schofield Auditorium 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

8-10pm Fri. Oct. 20

Live Music: The North 41

The North 41 is a dynamic blend of rock, funk and jazz, with the danceability of pop music and sophisticated musicianship that keeps you hanging on every solo. The Chicago based band has been winning fans all over the midwest, and even as far as the Colorado Rockies, since 2014.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8-10pm Fri. Oct. 20

Gallery Friday: Chris Roseneau + Andy Fitzpatrick

Andy Fitzpatrick (Bon Iver, Noxroy, All Tiny Creatures, Volcano Choir) and Chris Rosenau (Volcano Choir, Collections of Colonies of Bees, Pele) have been friends for many years and first started playing together since Andy joined Volcano Choir in 2013.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $8

Age: All Ages

8:30-11:30pm Fri. Oct. 20

Live Music at Cowboy Jack's: Olive Sings

Olive Sings is an acoustic duo made up of the sweet, brilliant vocal styling of Kayla Zoltak and the down home, old time sounds of Seth Gamble. You can expect to hear Bluegrass, Folk, and Americana. Their latest album, "Photosynthesis & Light", was released in August of 2017.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Fri. Oct. 20

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. Oct. 20

Live Music: The Commotion

The Commotion promotes a high energy, fun atmosphere that will make you want to jump out of your seats and let loose. They play a variety of music starting back in the 60's, rocking and rolling all the way to today's hits including rock, country, pop, and blues music.

The View on Lake Wissota 17779 County Hwy X, Chippewa Falls

11:59pm Fri. Oct. 20

ECCT Presents: The Rocky Horror Show

The basis for the classic cult movie, this deliberately kitschy rock 'n' roll sci-fi gothic musical hits The Oxford just in time for Halloween. That sweet transvestite and his motley crew invite you to do the Time Warp, dress up, sing along and purchase a goodie bag of props at the door for a unique audience experience. Rated PG-13.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $9 Youth, $14 Student, $20 Seniors, $22 Adult

Ongoing Events For 10/20/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc