Events For 10/26/2017

Thu. Oct. 26

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

8:30-11:30am Thu. Oct. 26

Candidate Training Academy

Learn about how to run for office. Hosted by the Realtors Association of Northwest Wisconsin.

Realtors Association of Northwestern Wisconsin 1903 Keith St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30-11am Thu. Oct. 26

Babysitter Training

This class will provide participants with the information and skills necessary to provide safe and responsible care for children. Participants will learn and practice skills in these six critical areas: leadership, safety, age-appropriate activities, basic care, First Aid, and professionalism.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member: $40, Community: $60

Age: Ages 10-15

9-9:55am Thu. Oct. 26

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+

9-11:30am Thu. Oct. 26

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-4pm Thu. Oct. 26

Oasis Fall Festival

Scavenger hunt maze, balloon maze, pumpkin lollipop game, Hula Hoop toss pumpkin game, gourd tic tac toe game, pumpkin bracelet or spider web decoration, pumpkin flavour filled with treats for kids, picture areas.

Green Oasis Gardens 1403 122nd Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $2 (Wear your costume and get in free Oct. 28-31)

9:15-10:15am Thu. Oct. 26

Gentle Yoga for Health, Longevity, and Happiness

Learn yoga and meditation practice techniques to create health, so you can pursue your purpose in life, abundance, enjoyment and freedom.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

9:30-11:30am Thu. Oct. 26

Play & Learn

You and your child will enjoy free play, songs, dancing, stories, crafts & snacks. Here you will find playing & learning go hand in hand. Come & experience learning through the eyes of your child.

River Source Family Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages Birth to age 5

9:30am Thu. Oct. 26

Stand In The Light Choir Rehearsals

A choir for people in the early to mid stages of memory loss and their singing partners and volunteers to come together and share their love of music. Rehearsals are 90 minutes starting at 9:30 with social time, snacks and singing. No experience necessary, just a love of singing.

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd 1120 Cedar St., Eau Claire

Cost: $25/couple; Scholarships available

Age: People with memory loss

9:30-10:30am Thu. Oct. 26

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-5pm Thu. Oct. 26

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

10-10:30am Thu. Oct. 26

Menomonie Public Library: Learning Together

Storytime for children birth and older. Children attend with a parent or caregiver. No registration required.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-11:30am Thu. Oct. 26

Basic Crochet

Learn basic crochet in this class. A dish cloth will be made. All supplies will be provided.

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

Age: Seniors

10-10:30am Thu. Oct. 26

Mini Makers: Instrument Making

Once a week, let your fingers do the talking! Build and create using real tools of the trade. The project this week is making an instrument.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Children Welcome

10:45-11:15am Thu. Oct. 26

Menomonie Public Library: On My Own

For children 3-5 years old. Children attend by themselves. No registration required.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Children Age 3-5

noon-1pm Thu. Oct. 26

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+

noon-5pm Thu. Oct. 26

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

noon-8pm Thu. Oct. 26

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-6pm Thu. Oct. 26

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

12:15-1:30pm Thu. Oct. 26

Lunch 'n Learn

Menu: salisbury steak, scalloped potatoes, peas & carrots, bread & fresh fruit. milk, coffee & tea are also served with all meals Registration is required at least one day in advance. Speakers: Sarah Erdman & Marcie Wincse who will show cooking demos and demo products.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-6pm Thu. Oct. 26

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+

1-3pm Thu. Oct. 26

Max Your Mind

Restore the joy we felt before "life happened". Laughter, gratitude and relationships, are some tools you will use.

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

Cost: $40 members /$60 non-members

Age: Seniors

1pm Thu. Oct. 26

Chippewa Valley Book Festival: Jillian Weise: Permission & Provocation

The poet Jillian Weise will talk about how to embrace the unknown and make art in a time of mystery and doubt. She will draw from literary and scientific examples – such as the concept of negative capability and the discovery of “fast radio bursts” in outer space – to emphasize the joy of the unknown.

CVTC Clairemont Campus, Room 103 620 W. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

1-3:30pm Thu. Oct. 26

Beginning Calligraphy

Learn calligraphy or the art of beautiful lettering in this three session class. Use your new skills to create some one-of-a-kind greeting cards in the final class. Supplies furnished. Instructor Vicki Casper.

Arts Coming Together: School of the Arts 107 Wilson Court, Menomonie

Cost: $35

1:10-2pm Thu. Oct. 26

Pranayama Yoga (Breath Control)

The powerful benefits from learning breath control are often overlooked in most Western yoga classes. If you would like to gain energy, get out of the 'fight or flight' mode most of us are in from stressful lives, and prepare for meditation, then this is the class for you.

PRAJNA pilates | yoga | beyond 705 S. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15, or punch card

Age: 18+

1:30-3:30pm Thu. Oct. 26

Beginning Watercolors II

Beginning Watercolor II is a continuation of Beginning Watercolor with Judy Proett. Pre-requisite is to have taken Beginning Watercolor. Request supply list from Senior Center office.

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

Cost: $20 members / $30 non-members

Age: Seniors

1:30pm Thu. Oct. 26

Chat with the Chief

Ever wondered what it's like to be a police officer? Police Chief Matt Kelm will talk all about his job and answer kid's questions about police work.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Family

3:30-6pm Thu. Oct. 26

Chippewa Valley Habitat for Humanity ReStore Grand Opening

Ribbon cutting at 3:30pm. Reception to follow with snacks and beverages Raffle with many great items and power tools. Grand prize drawing for a 32” TV.

Chippewa Valley Habitat for Humanity Restore 145 N. Clairemont Avenune, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-5:55pm Thu. Oct. 26

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+

5-7pm Thu. Oct. 26

Language Exchange: Habla en la Cabra

Practice your second language with us, English or Spanish. We sip coffee and help each other practice conversational English and Spanish. Bring the family, all levels and ages are welcome. Brought to you by El Centro de Conexión de Chippewa Valley.

The Goat Coffee House 336 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5pm Thu. Oct. 26

Chippewa Valley Book Festival: Jillian Weise: Permission & Provocation

The poet Jillian Weise will talk about how to embrace the unknown and make art in a time of mystery and doubt. She will draw from literary and scientific examples – such as the concept of negative capability and the discovery of “fast radio bursts” in outer space – to emphasize the joy of the unknown.

UW-Eau Claire, Centennial Hall, Room 1415 1698 Park Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

5-8pm Thu. Oct. 26

Through The Eyes of a Botanist: A Tribute to Dr Marcus Fay

Former UWEC botany professor Dr. Marcus Fay left behind a vast collection of slides based on field research. Artist and former biology student Sara Lubinski has created a visual tribute to the professor's work based on Dr. Fay's slides.

Riverwood Art and Frame 4639 Keystone Crossing, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-6:15pm Thu. Oct. 26

Against the Social Ecology of School Discipline Public Talk

Surveillance and Segregation in 21st Century Schools: Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline. Dr. Crystal Laura is an assistant professor of educational leadership at Chicago State University. She also serves as a co-director of CSU's Center of Urban Research and Education, where she provides training to Chicago Public Schools.

UWEC Centennial Hall, Room 2920 1698 Park Ave, Eau Claire

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Oct. 26

Men's Yoga

Whether you have been an athlete all your life, never stretched, and are now feeling the aches and pains; or you sit at a desk or in a car a lot; or you do physical repetitive labor all day, this is for you.

PRAJNA pilates | yoga | beyond 705 S. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15, or punch card

Age: 16+

5:30-7pm Thu. Oct. 26

Shake the Sugar Detox

Gain incredible health benefits- Lose those stubborn pounds, Gain Energy, Have Clearer More Radiant Skin, Improve Brain Function, Balance Hormones, Resolve Mysterious Chronic Illnesses, Beat the Bloat. Gain valuable education from a nutritional therapist and receive a comprehensive food list, meal plan, wellness emails, Facebook support group.

Heidi Toy Functional Medicine / Educated Nutrition 2115 East Clairemont Avenue Suite 4B-1, Eau Claire

Cost: $139 for 5 week course

Age: 16+

5:30-7:30pm Thu. Oct. 26

Parent Cafe'

This free family event includes a family-style meal, craft time for you and your child, and an adult facilitated discussion. Childcare is provided. Tonight's topic is "Powerful, Purposeful Play", and is presented by River Source Family Center Parent Educators. Space is limited, registration is required.

River Source Family Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Oct. 26

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

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Oct. 26

Painting for Junior Achievement

Discover your inner artist at this FUNdraiser benefiting Junior Achievement. The fundraiser features a new winter painting titled “Cardinal with Ornament." This will be painted on a 10" x 22” wooden board. Painting experience is not necessary.

Cheers Pablo 2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A, Eau Claire

Cost: $40 per person

Age: All Ages

5:30-7pm Thu. Oct. 26

Advance Your Asana: Intermediate Backbends

Builds on the Backbend Foundations Workshop and begins to incorporate the arms overhead in the backbends. It also introduces intermediate backbend poses to improve spinal flexibility and strengthen the backside of the body. Prior experience preferred.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20 (member discount available)

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Oct. 26

Live Music with Sue Orfield

Sue Orfield plays the tenor saxophone with the whimsy of Sonny Rollins, the passion of Kurt Cobain, the soul of Bill Withers, and the joy of Ella Fitzgerald. Along with a compelling mastery of her instrument, Sue brings to the stage a powerful presence and joy of all things musical.

Foster Cheese Haus E10934 County Hwy HH, Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Oct. 26

Dinner Jazz: Knox Freeman

Knox Freeman is a malleable duo comprised of Dave Power on drums and Pat Keen on bass. Knox takes on various forms, performing as a trio with a special guest from time to time. The possibilities are endless.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-7:30pm Thu. Oct. 26

Menomonie Market Annual Meeting

Share ideas, find out what we’re up to, and enjoy presentations by the board of directors. Learn how MMFC is advocating locally and globally for a thriving, healthy community. Snacks and beverages provided. Keynote Speaker: Sheila Ongie.

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts 205 Main St. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-6:45pm Thu. Oct. 26

KettleBell AMPD

This is a 45 minute class choreographed to music using a 10lbs kettlebell.

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness 308 N Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $6

6-7pm Thu. Oct. 26

3D Dabble: 3D Printing Series for Teens (Intermediate)

In this Intermediate 3D modeling course, teens will build upon the basic modeling techniques taught in the Beginning session. Presented by the Chippewa Valley Technical College. Registration and permission form required.

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

Cost: FREE/Registration Required

Age: Grades 8-12

6-8pm Thu. Oct. 26

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+

6-8:29pm Thu. Oct. 26

Wine & Whimsy

A 2 to 2.5-hour workshop with friends, a canvas and wine. An instructor will guide you through the painting of your very own masterpiece. Fun for all levels of experience.

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

Cost: $35

6-7pm Thu. Oct. 26

Beginning Line Dance

Learn basic line dancing steps, get some exercise and have some fun all at the same time.

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

Cost: $16 members / $24 non-members

Age: Seniors

6-9:30pm Thu. Oct. 26

Connell's Family Orchard Field of Screams

Haunted walk through the corn. Free wagon ride to the field. Hot cider, coffee, and bakery treats available. Last ticket sold at 9:30pm.

Connell's Orchard 19372 County Hwy OO, Chippewa Falls

Cost: Adults $9, Children $6

6pm Thu. Oct. 26

48 Hour Video Project

A screening of all videos created for the 48 video project. Videos were created over a 48 hour time period with some specific requirements such as using a particular line of dialogue or a prop. This year's theme is "Anti-Hero."

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

6-6:30pm Thu. Oct. 26

Bust a Move 1

Come join this unique class and learn a combination of dance moves all while making new friends and creating memories. All are welcome and no previous dance experience is required. To register go online or stop by or call the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

Altoona City Park Recreation Center 2303 Garfield Ave., Altoona

Cost: $20/Resident of Altoona; $25/Non-Resident of Altoona

Age: 4-6 years old

6-8pm Thu. Oct. 26

Financial Planning Educational Seminar

Free educational seminar on how to live a healthier financial future. The presentation will include education on stock market uncertainties, tax considerations, non-transparent fees, and risk management. A free meal and drink will be included.

K-Point Brewing at The Coffee Grounds 4212 Southtowne Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6-7:30pm Thu. Oct. 26

Kitchen Remodeling Seminar

Kitchen remodels are one of the most popular remodeling projects and one of the ways to add value to your home. Learn where to start, the planning process and design, what to expect during the renovation, and and more.

Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association Board Room 4319 Jeffers Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 Includes Free Ticket to 2018 Home & Garden Show

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Thu. Oct. 26

Cardinal Appears Wall Art Class

Create this beautiful piece of art work for your home, or a gift for someone. Instruction through the process of creating this inspirational piece of art work. All materials and supplies needed for you to create your wall art piece.

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

Cost: $45 (Sigh up online)

Age: All Ages

6-6:30pm Thu. Oct. 26

One Day Wonder-Haunted Halloween

During this parent/child class you will enjoy a themed book, craft and snack. Come dressed in your favorite costume to celebrate Halloween and have a scary fun time creating spooky projects. Online or in-office registration required.

Altoona City Park Recreation Center 2303 Garfield Ave., Altoona

Cost: $10/Resident of Altoona; $12/Non-Resident of Altoona

Age: 2-5 years old

6:30-9pm Thu. Oct. 26

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

6:30-8pm Thu. Oct. 26

Eau Claire Wellness Party

Learn about holistic and natural ways to increase your energy, decrease inflammation, how to go green in your home, get rid of toxic chemicals, and enjoy pesticide free veggies and organic treats.

Please Call or Email For Event Location

Cost: FREE

6:30-8pm Thu. Oct. 26

Free Home Buyer Seminar

These seminars bring together under one roof the experts you need when buying a home. These professionals will answer your questions so you feel comfortable and confident about the home buying process.

Eau Claire Realty 3420 Mall Drive, Suite 4, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Oct. 26

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

6:30-7:15pm Thu. Oct. 26

Bust a Move 2

Come join this unique class and learn a combination of dance moves all while making new friends and creating memories! All are welcome and no previous dance experience is required. Class is Thursdays, October 5 - 26. To register go online or stop by or call the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

Altoona City Park Recreation Center 2303 Garfield Ave., Altoona

Cost: $30/Resident of Altoona; $35/Non-Resident of Altoona

Age: 7-12 years old

6:40-7:40pm Thu. Oct. 26

Zumba with PS-Get Fit

No experience required and all fitness levels are welcome.

Pinehurst Fitness 3027 N Hastings Way, Eau Claire

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

Age: All Ages

7pm Thu. Oct. 26

Chippewa Valley Book Festival: Barstow & Grand Debut Reading

The debut reading will feature several fiction, nonfiction, and poetry authors whose work appears in issue one, and a discussion of the publication process with the editors. Stop down to pick up an issue, hear some incredible writing, and help B&G thank everyone who worked so hard to bring this project to life. With cake.

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

Cost: FREE

7pm Thu. Oct. 26

Live at the Acoustic Cafe: Milk and Whiskey Featuring Jim Phillips & Jen Hazen

Jim Phillips plays bass or guitar with Davey J and friends, Jenny and the Lost Boys. Jennifer Hazen is the Jenny of The Jets and The Lost Boys. She also sings with Weapons of Brass Destruction. Together they play acoustic blues and folk, some familiar, some obscure and some original.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Thu. Oct. 26

Haunted Barn

Want to get in the Halloween spirit? Come with your friends to the Haunted Barn! This is a fun event for people of all ages and the scare level is adjusted to your very own needs. Come with a nonperishable food item to donate. All proceeds support 4-H youth development and Feed My People Food Bank.

Rockin' T-R Ranch 8020 Curvue Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 with a nonperishable food item, $7 without - per person

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Thu. Oct. 26

Candlelight Flow

Candlelight Flow is a flowing hatha class accessible to practitioners with basic yoga experience. Release your week and fuel your inner flame.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $15

7-11pm Thu. Oct. 26

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

7-8pm Thu. Oct. 26

Qigong, Meditation and Breath Practice (Pranayama) with Justin

These classes will help students learn valuable skills that they can use throughout their day and help students experience more peace, joy and happiness throughout their life.

Soulstice Wellness Center 1316 Fairfax Street #103 & #104, Eau Claire

Cost: Donation-Based

Age: 18+

7-10pm Thu. Oct. 26

Spooktacular Haunted Mabel Tour

Back by popular demand, this unique ghost tour of the Mabel Tainter recounts spiritual visitations experience by Mabel staff and patrons through the decades. Recent visitations have even occurred in the last tour.

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts 205 Main St. E, Menomonie

Cost: $10

7:30-10pm Thu. Oct. 26

The Marshall Tucker Band

In the early fall of 1973, The Marshall Tucker Band was still a young and hungry group out to prove themselves every time they hit the stage. "We were a bunch of young guys who didn't know any boundaries," says founding member and longtime lead singer Doug Gray. As it turned out, the collective talents of The Marshall Tucker Band took them very far indeed.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $45-59 (prices subject to change)

Age: 18+

7:30-10pm Thu. Oct. 26

NOTA Open Read

A relaxing night of poetry and prose at The Cabin! Come share some work of your own or simply listen along with a beer or coffee in hand. As always, there will be a musical guest.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Thu. Oct. 26

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

7:30pm Thu. Oct. 26

Spooky Dog and the Teenage Gang Mysteries

An irreverent parody of Saturday morning cartoons, for adults only. On a campy and comical quest to find a missing pop culture icon (suggested by the audience), this gang will face a ghost of a dead country singer, a not-so-psychic fortune teller, and the sinister couple who run the county fairground.

UWEC Kjer Theatre 1602 Park Ave., Eau Claire

8-10pm Thu. Oct. 26

Open Mic

Whether you’re a rock band, singer/songwriter, poet, spoken word artist, juggler, magician, comedian or a rapper, you are welcome to sign up and perform. You name the instrument - guitar, trumpet, banjo, ukulele. Welcomes performers of all kinds.

UW-Stout Memorial Student Center, The Terrace 302 10th Ave. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30pm Thu. Oct. 26

Clear Water Comedy's Live Talk Show Event: The Thursday Night Show

Our ridiculous, partially scripted, partially improvised live talk show evening returns. This is a live talk show event; complete with monologue, desk bits, interviews, musical guests, stand up, games, and giveaways. Always absurd, full of surprises, and loads of fun.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA, $3 with valid student ID; Comes with one FREE domestic tap/rail/soda drink

9pm Thu. Oct. 26

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 Thu. Oct. 26

Vinyl Nights: Mabis

With DJ Mabis, you'll hear classics that you adore, but expect a heavy dose of soulful surprises from the fresh epoch. Also, our Late Night Happy Hour runs from 9-11, with half off taps for your tasting pleasure.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 10/26/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc