Events For 11/03/2017

Fri. Nov. 3

Falling Leaves Writers Workshop

This informative and fun event will be hosted by author & speaker Brea Behn, and noted author, playwright, and social activist Phillip Kaveny.

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

Fri. Nov. 3

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

7:30am-8pm Fri. Nov. 3

Wisconsin Honey Producers Association Fall Conference

Ross Conrad; Author of Natural Beekeeping: Organic Approaches to Modern Agriculture; David Tarpy, Honey Bee Biology; and Dr. Marla Spivak of the U of M bee lab. Young commercial beekeepers panel, honey show, Queen's auction, Kids & bees expo and more.

Holiday Inn South 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire

Cost: Member $60, Spouse $20, Child 12-18 $20; Non-Member $70, Spouse $30, Child 12-18 $30; Fri Lunch $15; Sat Banquet $30

Age: All ages

9-11:30am Fri. Nov. 3

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

9:30-10:30am Fri. Nov. 3

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. Nov. 3

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. Nov. 3

Facebook

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

10-11:30am Fri. Nov. 3

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

10-10:50am Fri. Nov. 3

Little Language Lab

Toddlers will listen to stories, sing songs, learn finger-plays, move/dance, and do age-appropriate crafts and sensory activities. This class is a mix of structured circle time and free choice stations. Suggestions and techniques will be shared and discussed on ways to enhance your child's language development. No class Nov. 23 & 24.

Lily Pad Lab 1620 Ohm Ave (In the EC Music School), Eau Claire

Cost: $50, Drop in $10 (call ahead)

Age: Ages 1-2

10-10:30am Fri. Nov. 3

Sky Stories! (Planetarium Show)

It's a starry, starry night (or day) at the Museum. Come 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! Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests.

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

Cost: Free with membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:15am Fri. Nov. 3

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. Nov. 3

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. Nov. 3

Sky Stories! (Planetarium Show)

It's a starry, starry night (or day) at the Museum. Come 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! Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests.

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

Cost: Free with membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11-11:30am Fri. Nov. 3

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

11:15am-noon Fri. Nov. 3

Lily Pad Lab: Littlest Lab

Enjoy a special time each week with your baby as he or she discovers an engaging and rich environment. Each week we will have songs and fingerplays and stations/activities geared especially for this age group. No class Nov 24.

Lily Pad Lab 1620 Ohm Ave (In the EC Music School), Eau Claire

Cost: $40, Drop in $8 (call ahead)

Age: Babies at crawling age

noon-10pm Fri. Nov. 3

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. Nov. 3

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

noon-8pm Fri. Nov. 3

Building Dreams: Art of Architecture and Invention Art Exhibit Held Over for an Extra Week

Learn about the building and its finer qualities, the history of its former residents and the overall sense that you have stepped inside a work of art. Experience the architecture, craftsmanship, symbolism and fine art with a Guided Tour of the main floor of this exquisite Queen Anne style building as part of the exhibit.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-6pm Fri. Nov. 3

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+

1-9pm Fri. Nov. 3

4th Annual Celebrate the Chippewa River Conference

Come for sessions relating to the successes, challenges, histories, and projects of the Lower Chippewa River. Agenda and additional information forthcoming. Visit online to keep up to date with the schedule.

Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: $10-35

2-3pm Fri. Nov. 3

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

3-8pm Fri. Nov. 3

Wicked Wine Weekend at The Coffee Grounds

Complimentary wine tasting with wicked good prices on everyday drinkers to cellar dwellers. New this year: a cheese, salami & olive bar available both days of the event. The 7th annual Wicked Wine Weekend is guaranteed to be a wicked good time.

The Coffee Grounds 4212 Southtowne Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

4-7pm Fri. Nov. 3

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

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Nov. 3

Dinner Jazz: Julian Manzara

Join Julian Manzara (guitar) for an evening of tasteful jazz standards. Julian Manzara is an up-and-coming guitarist and composer based in Minneapolis.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Fri. Nov. 3

Artist Reception: Aryn Widule

Aryn is a wonderful local artist, long time friend and supporter of Tangled Up In Hue. We are thrilled to be able to share his work with the community. He makes art using hand-cut paper stencils and regular old spray paint.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8:30pm Fri. Nov. 3

Paper Lantern Workshop

Create your own paper lantern. Perfect for Eau Claire's New Year's Eve Lantern Parade. Everything you need is provided to create a work of art - and you take your lantern home at the end of the workshop.

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

Cost: $15

6-10pm Fri. Nov. 3

River Prairie Revelry

A night of local music featuring Caitlyn McGarvey, Eggplant Heroes, Nici Peper and The Rattlenecks at the new River Prairie Center. This will be the inaugural show at this venue. To sweeten the deal, we will have a food truck on site and be serving some great local brews.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $7 Presale | $10 Door

Age: 21+

6:30-9pm Fri. Nov. 3

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

7-10pm Fri. Nov. 3

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+

7-11pm Fri. Nov. 3

Live Music: Schuh Fly

Plays a variety of popular 60s to 80s Classic Rock & Classic Country dance music and some more current hits. Many songs covered were number one on the charts. Performing Beatles, Buffet, CCR, Cash, Clapton, Diamond, Eagles, Orbison, Willie Nelson, Zac Brown and many more.

Family Moose Center 3606 Curvue Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 cover charge for dancing, all ages, Moose members and their family and guests welcome.

Age: 21+

7pm Fri. Nov. 3

UWEC Film Series: Napoleon Dynamite

A listless and alienated teenager decides to help his new friend win the class presidency in their small western high school, while he must deal with his bizarre family life back home.

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

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

7-10pm Fri. Nov. 3

Yata, Sinz and Orfield

Local Saxophone Player Sue Orfield, Bass and Vocalist Randy Sinz, and Guitarist and Vocalist Yata.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-9pm Fri. Nov. 3

Ink & Paper: Public Opening Reception

The Volume One Gallery & Local Store in Eau Claire hosts this gift-worthy local print sale in November and December each year. Focused on selling affordable, mostly unframed works, the sale features more than 500 pieces of 2D work on paper from nearly 100 artists. The public reception during downtown's First Fridays event with many of the artists in attendance. There will be light snacks, beverages, and music.

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

Cost: FREE

7pm Fri. Nov. 3

Live at Acoustic Cafe: North of Dixie Bluegrass Band

A 5 piece band that plays an eclectic mix of original songs, bluegrass, old time jazz/swing and anything else that "feels good". Shelly Miller lays down the banjo and acoustic guitar sounds. John Lynch adds the rhythm guitar. John and Shelly write or co-write most of the original songs.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Nov. 3

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. Nov. 3

ECCT Presents: "The Boxcar Children"

"One night, under a full moon, four orphaned children set out on their own and turned an abandoned boxcar into their home." In this heartwarming story, Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny discover the perils of life on the run and joys of keeping their family together.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $14 Adults/Seniors, $8 Youth/Students

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Nov. 3

UWEC University Symphony Orchestra

The University Symphony Orchestra is a sixty member student ensemble under the direction of Nobuyoshi Yasuda. Performs the symphonic repertoire of the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 GA; $5 Senior Citizens, Youth, Other College Students; $2 UWEC Faculty, Staff, and Students

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Nov. 3

UW-Stout Theatre Presents: The Normal Heart

The Normal Heart is a moving and emotional drama detailing the early days of the AIDS epidemic in New York City. Based on the real life story of the gay activist Larry Kramer, the play exposes the devastating effects of indifference and lack of response that led to the catastrophic loss of love and life.

Harvey Hall Theatre 3rd Street East, UW-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: $12

8-10pm Fri. Nov. 3

Live Music: Jessie Smith

Jessie Smith—a self-described “swampy, soulful” vocalist whose work has won accolades ranging from national press and radio praise to hometown Nashville acclaim-- has no fear of darkness in her music. Instead, she professes instead an actual desire to wrap herself in it.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Fri. Nov. 3

Live at Every Buddy's Bar: Lassos & Lace

Lassos & Lace is a country/rock band that will be playing new country and showcasing some of their originals. Jackson Taylor will be opening at 8pm.

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

Cost: FREE admission

8pm-2am Fri. Nov. 3

Live Music: Soul Symmetry

Live music at the Stones Throw. Soul Symmetry, Sniffle Party, and The Nunnery.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

8:30-11:30pm Fri. Nov. 3

Live Music at Cowboy Jack's: Ken Valdez

The Santa Fe, NM born and bred guitarist/singer/songwriter/producer, who now calls Minneapolis home, has been turning heads for a decade and a half with versatility, raw talent and a true grit that impart a genuine realness into each of his songs.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8:30pm Fri. Nov. 3

"Kinda Kinky": A Tribute to The Kinks

With performances by Sleeping Jesus and The Greg Gilbertson Band. Tickets available online, or at Revival Records, Just Local Foods, and The Plus. Doors at 8pm.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $6 advance, $8 GA

9pm Fri. Nov. 3

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-1am Fri. Nov. 3

Live Music: 4 Way Fridays

Live music from the band 4 Way Fridays.

My Place 408 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm-1am Fri. Nov. 3

Live Music: Bumblefist

Bumblefist's motto is to “rock at random”, going from Bon Jovi to Seether to P!nk to Jackyl then round it out with selections from Heart, Buckcherry, Collective Soul, Journey, Ozzy, Katy Perry, Kings of Leon, Lita Ford, Kid Rock, No Doubt, The Offspring, Megadeath, and many more.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Fri. Nov. 3

Vinyl Nights: Gabe Larson

Gabe Larson, from the ethereal indie band Waldemar, will take the stage to spin some of his favorite tunes. Enjoy craft cocktails and regional beers/wines, and get the popular Scandinavian Koldtbord, where you create your own sharable feast.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30pm Fri. Nov. 3

Comedy Night at the Sheeley House Saloon

The Sheeley House welcomes comedian Jeff Bodart, a regular guest, fill in Co-host, and contributing writer for the nationally syndicated radio show, The Bob & Tom Show. As seen on Fox, Comcast Cable or the WB, Jeff's style is so relatable you'll feel like you've known him for years, which makes him a fan favorite.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $12 in advance, $15 at the door

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 11/03/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc