Events For 10/27/2017

Fri. Oct. 27

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

8am-3pm Fri. Oct. 27

YMCA Gymnastics All Day Open Gym

These special open gyms are for days off from school. Full-day (8:30 AM-3:00 PM) and half-day (8:30-11:00 AM or 12:00-3:00 PM) options are available. This program includes craft activities, and the full-day option also offers lunch.

YMCA Tennis Center 229 Moore St., Eau Claire

Cost: Member: $20, Community: $30

Age: All Ages

8am-5pm Fri. Oct. 27

23rd Annual Halloween Open

One of the most popular tournaments for USTA members in Northwest Wisconsin. Flights for many abilities offered, to participate in the tournament, register online.

YMCA Tennis Center 229 Moore St., Eau Claire

Age: All Ages

8:30-11am Fri. Oct. 27

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

9-11:30am Fri. Oct. 27

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 Fri. Oct. 27

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)

9:30-10:30am Fri. Oct. 27

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. 27

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. 27


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

9:30am-3:30pm Fri. Oct. 27

Cardboard Construction

Failsafe will convert into a fort-building space, full of cardboard, MakeDo Kits and all the necessary items to create some huge structures.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Children Welcome

10am-4pm Fri. Oct. 27

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-4pm Fri. Oct. 27

Friends of the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library Book Sale

The Friends of the Library will hold a book sale on the lower level of the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library. Choose from a wide variety of nonfiction, children’s, adult fiction, young adult books, audiobooks, music CDs, and DVDs. Bag sale on Saturday with special pricing.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Fri. Oct. 27

Holdiay Bazaar & Craft Show

Save the date and bring your friends and family to shop local vendors for homemade crafts and holiday gifts.

Dove Healthcare 3656 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

10:15am Fri. Oct. 27

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. 27

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. 27

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. 27

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. 27

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. 27

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

1-3pm Fri. Oct. 27

Word Game Graze

Play fast and fun word games like Word A Round, Bananagrams, PicWits!, Apples to Apples Junior, and Word on the Street. Volunteers will be on hand to assist with rules and game rotation.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30pm Fri. Oct. 27

Make a Mask

Create your own disguise, as silly or scary as you want.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Family

2-3pm Fri. Oct. 27

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. 27

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

4:30-6:30pm Fri. Oct. 27

Monster Bash

The Y's Schaaf and Hobbs Gyms are transformed into a Halloween jamboree, complete with "spooky" tunnel, carnival games, a costume contest, DJ music, and prizes. Bring the whole family down in their spookiest and silliest costumes for this safe and festive evening - both members and the community are welcome.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4:30pm Fri. Oct. 27

Teen Halloween Spectacular: Frankenstuffies

This is your opportunity to channel your inner Sid from Toy Story. Take apart dolls and stuffed animals and put them back together again-Frakenstein style. Teens do not have to bring their own stuffed animal to attend this event, but can if they have one they are willing to wreck them! Costumes encouraged.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

5-9pm Fri. Oct. 27

Royal Credit Union Spook Night

Join RCU and the Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center for an evening of halloween fun. Play games, enjoy the haunted tunnel, have your face painted, dance to DJ entertainment, watch halloween movies, bounce on inflatables, and much more. Concessions will be available for purchase.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 for all ages (cash only)

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Oct. 27

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

6-10pm Fri. Oct. 27

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

6-9:30pm Fri. Oct. 27

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

6-8pm Fri. Oct. 27

Abstract Flower Paintings with Fluid Acrylics

Learn to create abstract flower paintings with fluid acrylics This is a fun way to create colorful designs and the best part about it is that anyone can do it. Create a fabulous piece of artwork. You’ll love the abstract designs that you can create.

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

Cost: $30 (materials provided)

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Fri. Oct. 27

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.

The Playhouse 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. 27

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 Fri. Oct. 27

Luau for Loved Ones Alzheimer's Benefit

A luau extravaganza fundraiser benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association. Enjoy authentic Hawaiian luau buffet, entertainment, and a night of fun. Hula and fire knife dancers from Aloha Chicago. There will also be raffles.

The Complexx (at Wagner's Lanes) 2159 Brackett Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE (Donations appreciated)

7-10pm Fri. Oct. 27

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+

7-9:30pm Fri. Oct. 27

Mediums at Large

Onae Shinn and Teri Iverson have been blessed with the ability to communicate with Spirit. They believe in Angels and Spirit Guides, and that we can communicate with our loved ones who have passed over. Onae and Teri found that they are able to help others heal by sharing messages from the spirit energy of loved ones who want you to know they are well and still with you in spirit.

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

Cost: $33-40

7-9pm Fri. Oct. 27

Frank vs. God Movie Night

David Frank is a mess and his spirit shattered by the death of his wife. After his house is then destroyed by a tornado, David is determined that someone must pay. He decides to serve God with a lawsuit. What starts out as a crazy, radical stunt ultimately becomes a very deep and soulful journey.

Unity Christ Center 1808 Folsom St., Eau Claire

Cost: Donation

7-9pm Fri. Oct. 27

Big Daddy Weave: Set Free Tour

Big Daddy Weave is one of the top artists in Christian music: they are one of the genre's biggest headlining artists, the second most played artist at Christian AC-Monitored radio in 2014 and the recipient of multiple industry awards and nominations.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $25-75

Age: All Ages

7-11pm Fri. Oct. 27

An Evening with: Hiss Golden Messenger

An Evening with Hiss Golden Messenger. M.C. Taylor is fresh off his latest studio album release, Hallelujah Anyhow. Featuring artists Phil Cook, Mike Lewis, Justin Vernon and more.

The Lismore 333 Gibson Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

7pm Fri. Oct. 27

Live at the Acoustic Cafe: Wandarlie

Performs folk and cover songs with soul and emotion. Wandarlie has two musicians, Wanda Miller (vocalist) and Charlie Walters (Guitarist), both lifelong musicians that live in the Eau Claire area. They formed the band in August 2016. You will see them performing at various venues in Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. Oct. 27

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

7-9pm Fri. Oct. 27

Monsters In The Hallway Reading/Signing with Jim Kosmo

Eau Claire native Jim Kosmo’s new fictional novel draws upon his family’s struggles in the 1950s when his father tried to kill the family and was sent to an insane asylum. The novel opens with a murdered Boy Scout, a missing choir girl, and an escaped mental patient—all on the same night. Join him for a reading & signing in the Volume One Gallery.

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

7-11pm Fri. Oct. 27

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

7pm-2am Fri. Oct. 27

Live Music: Thrasher and Cowboys From Hell's Helloween Bash

The Helloween Bash features a best rocker costume prize and door prizes. Bands include Thrasher and "Cowboys From Hell" The Ultimate Pantera Tribute.

Every Buddy's Bar 19 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $7

Age: 21+

7pm Fri. Oct. 27

UWEC Film Series: The VVitch

A family in 1630's New England is torn apart by forces of witchcraft, black magic and possession.

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

Cost: $7 for individual film series membership, $14 for families

Age: Rated R

7-8:15pm Fri. Oct. 27

Pipe Screams

Costumed performers present entertaining organ music of the fun variety. There will be a return performance by the Bone Singers, and some other creepy surprises.

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

Cost: Freewill offering

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. Oct. 27

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

7-8pm Fri. Oct. 27

Dramatic Reading: "Color Out of Space" by H.P. Lovecraft

The second event in conjunction with the Foster Gallery's exhibit "Color" is a dramatic reading of H.P. Lovecraft's "Color Out of Space". This exhibit and its accompanying events hope to inspire all of us to a new way of seeing how color helps the world mean.

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

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Oct. 27

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. 27

CANCELLED: Bill W. and Dr. Bob

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

Cost: Adults $14, Seniors $13, Youth $7

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Oct. 27

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 Fri. Oct. 27

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

9pm Fri. Oct. 27

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. 27

Live Music: Cragars

The Cragars are a party band ready to rock. From oldies to newbies, they play a healthy mix of Rock N Roll music mixed with some country, hip hop, and original music.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

10pm Fri. Oct. 27

Live at the Mousetrap: Wealthy Relative + Sniffle Party + Sloslylove + Devata Daun + C. Kostra

Costume up and kick off Halloween weekend at The Mousetrap for an eclectic night of music washed in spooky live projections and fog juice from a machine. Catch a rush to the stunning artistry of Twin Cities rapper Wealthy Relative, the inimitable experimental beats of Eaux Claires artist Sloslylove, the dreamily nostalgic synthpop of local favorites Sniffle Party, the lo-fi electronic mastery of C. Kostra (formerly of 12 Rods), and the infectiously danceable darkwave beats of Devata Daun. No cover.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

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