Events For 12/01/2017

Fri. Dec. 1

Christmas at the Lodge

Join the YMCA at the Manitou Lodge for the annual Christmas at the Lodge fundraiser. Includes transportation to and from Eau Claire, drinks, great food, and more. The event allows the YMCA to complete major renovations and will ensure the continuation of a quality camp experience.

Camp Manitou 27960 137th Street, New Auburn

Cost: $150 per person

9-11:30am Fri. Dec. 1

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. Dec. 1

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. Dec. 1

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

10-11:30am Fri. Dec. 1

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

10am-4pm Fri. Dec. 1

Hugh Mandelert Art Society

Many of Hugh's students have family members who share their creative genes and love for the arts. They are also subjects of inspiration for us and find their way into many of our paintings. The Hugh Mandelert Art Society is a group of artists who studied with Hugh.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-10:50am Fri. Dec. 1

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

10am-7pm Fri. Dec. 1

7th Annual Craft Sale

Hand made goods from ten local artists: jewelry, bags, paper crafts, greeting cards, knitting, crochet, felt, up-cycled goods, candles, pottery, honey and other bee products, woodwork and more. Unique gifts for everyone on your Christmas list.

Rambo Home 2409 5th Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Fri. Dec. 1

Men of Clay

Featuring John Onkka of St. Croix county and John Clazmer from Racine, WI. Onkka's career spans over 40 years with one-of-a-kind wall murals and landscape-inspired stoneware. Clazmer specializes in Raku and wood fired pottery but also creates wheel-thrown stoneware.

B-Framed Galleries 313 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-6pm Fri. Dec. 1

Community Book Sale

Do your book shopping at the annual Community Book Sale, where all new books are Buy One Get One Free. All profits from this sale go to promoting literacy in the community.

Memorial High School 2225 Keith St., Eau Claire

10-10:30am Fri. Dec. 1

Super Space Quest Planetarium Show

It's a starry, starry night (or day) at the Museum. Guests will lie down under the stars in CMEC's inflatable planetarium and visit all of the planets in our galaxy. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside Failsafe 30 minutes prior to the start of the show.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:15am Fri. Dec. 1

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. Dec. 1

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. Dec. 1

Super Space Quest Planetarium Show

It's a starry, starry night (or day) at the Museum. Guests will lie down under the stars in CMEC's inflatable planetarium and visit all of the planets in our galaxy. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside Failsafe 30 minutes prior to the start of the show.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11-11:30am Fri. Dec. 1

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-5pm Fri. Dec. 1

Caradori Pottery Local Artists

Work by local artists. Featuring: Willem Gebben, Mel Sundby, Susan O'Brian, Dan Ingersoll, Allan Servoss, Lori Chilefone, Joe Maurer, Robert Barfknecht, Anders Shafer, Barbara Shafer and Hope Greene.

Caradori Pottery 359 Ferry Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11:15am-noon Fri. Dec. 1

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-8pm Fri. Dec. 1

Photos with Santa at Oakwood Mall

Santa will be at Oakwood Mall daily. Santa’s house is located in the Sears wing. Santa may take occasional breaks to feed the reindeer throughout the day, so be sure to check his schedule online. Time flies, except when you're in line, so go online to make a reservation and get to see the big guy on time!

Oakwood Mall 4800 Golf Rd, Eau Claire

noon-8pm Fri. Dec. 1

Shakers and Makers: American Folk Art and Beyond Art Exhibit

This eclectic art exhibit begins with art made by 1800’s Shakers alongside fine artists of today and makers of our region. Challenging stereotypes of both folk art and fine art brings fun and interesting art into Galaudet Gallery

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Fri. Dec. 1

Choix Roses

Galaudet Gallery is bringing you a room full of roses in Choix Roses showing roses by the famed botanical artist Pierre J. Redoute.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 S Farwell St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-6pm Fri. Dec. 1

A Month of 8x8"; Jo Burke and Jody Balow at 200 Main Gallery

Jo Burke and Jody Balow, owners of 200 Main Gallery in downtown Eau Claire have embarked on a 30 day challenge, each creating an 8x8" piece of art each day of November. View the work that is inspired each day - by events, inspirations, activities and insights.

200 Main Gallery 200 Main Street (corner of Main and Graham), Eau Claire

1-6pm Fri. Dec. 1

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+

2-3pm Fri. Dec. 1

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

3pm-4:30am Fri. Dec. 1

Modern Dance Classes

Modern dance classes, based on Martha Graham techniques as modified by Michael Doran. These classes are taught by Barbara Shafer and are adapted for all proficiency levels including beginner dancers.

Banbury Place Dance Studio 930 Galloway Street, Building 13, Rm 122, Eau Claiare

Cost: $40 per month

Age: 18+

4-7pm Fri. Dec. 1

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

4:30-7:30pm Fri. Dec. 1

One Year Celebration "Champagne Bar"

The Yoga Room celebrates its 1 year anniversary with a champagne bar, prizes, shopping, and a yoga buffet.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

5-6:30pm Fri. Dec. 1

4th Annual"Let it Glow!" Phoenix Park Tree Lighting

Enjoy free hot chocolate and horse-drawn wagon rides through Downtown's North Barstow District from 5-6:30pm. Hear from a few guest speakers and we'll flip the switch on this year's lights at 5:30pm.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

5-8pm Fri. Dec. 1

Ugly Sweater Night with Santa at Sear's Wing

Break out your ugliest holiday sweater (you know the one!) and take a fun photo with Santa. Whether its adorned with pom pom snowmen or glitter gingerbread man, the sillier the sweater the better! Bring your family and friends for a night full of laughter!

Oakwood Mall 4800 Golf Rd, Eau Claire

5-11pm Fri. Dec. 1

Good King Wenceslas Release Kickoff to the Christmas Season

The Limited Edition Imperial Good King Wenceslas Release is just the way to kick off the Christmas Season and put you in a holiday mood. Bring the family down for a warm evening of Christmas merriment. Watch the twinkling lights, enjoy a tribute to the holiday classics by Liscio Jazz, and maybe catch Santa himself.

Lazy Monk Brewing, LLC 97 West Madison Street, Eau Claire

5:30-8pm Fri. Dec. 1

Holiday Night at the Museum

Sign up your little elves for the Museum's only drop-off event. Get some shopping done, grab a nice dinner, or take some me time while the CMEC staff play with the kids. Multiple craft & project stations, a make-your-own pizza workshop, and more. Registration required.

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

Cost: $10/child for members, $15/child for non-members

Age: For K through 5th grade

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Dec. 1

Dinner Jazz: Amethyst 2

Amethyst 2 focuses on the longstanding tradition of improvisation, using songs that range from originals to classic rock and jazz standards as catalysts for spontaneous musical interaction. The duo, with guitarist Park Evans, has performed with locally and regionally renown bands such as High & Mighty, New Primitives, and Bookhouse Trio.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Fri. Dec. 1

Teen Fandom Fest

Calling all nerds! Are you a fan of anything? Celebrate the books/tv shows/movies you love at the library. Games, crafts, activites, and food. Registration for this event is encouraged but not required. Stop by or call the library for more information.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

6-9pm Fri. Dec. 1

Blue Canvas Art Studio Reception

The ladies of Blue Canvas Art Studio will display their most recent creations on Tangled's featured artist wall through the month of December. Beth, Courtney, and Jen are art educators with a studio in Artisan Forge. They instruct children and adults to create unique pieces of art.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Fri. Dec. 1

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

6:30pm Fri. Dec. 1

6th Annual Clearwater Winter Parade & Event

6:30pm Fireworks from Grand Ave footbridge will kick off the parade. Parade route begins on West Grand Avenue and proceeds down 1st Avenue. Grace Lutheran Church is hosting a warming area and offering free hot chocolate before the parade.

Parade Route goes from West Grand Avenue to 1st Avenue; Events Held at Hobbs Ice Center, 915 Menomonie St

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

7-10pm Fri. Dec. 1

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. Dec. 1

Jingle Jams at the Local Store

A FREE, seasonal local music series in the Volume One Gallery. Watch the show, shop the store, or just hang out and celebrate the holidays. Show starts at 7pm, free, all ages. Check online for more up to date band lists.

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. Dec. 1

Jingle Jams: Billy Krause

Join Billy Krause in the Volume One gallery as part of our annual Jingle Jams series. Join them in the Volume One gallery as part of our annual Jingle Jams series.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Fri. Dec. 1

UWEC Films: Perks of Being a Wallflower

A funny and touching coming-of-age story based on the beloved best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, the film is a modern classic that captures the dizzying highs and crushing lows of growing up. The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope—and the unforgettable friends that help us through life.

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

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

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Dec. 1

Live Music at Acoustic Cafe: Eauxpera

The ensemble will present scenes and arias from operatic favorites such as Puccini's La Bohème and Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro to Broadway favorites Chicago and The Light in the Piazza among others. Don't know Italian? No worries - English translations will be provided.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Dec. 1

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

7:30-10pm Fri. Dec. 1

A Motown Christmas

Stars The Motown Experience, a world-class vocal group assembled from past and present members of The Temptations, The Miracles and The Capitols. Includes all of the classic Motown Hits combined with many of your seasonal favorites, performed in that memorable, soulful Motown Style.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $44-54 (prices subject to change)

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Dec. 1

UWEC Jazz Ensemble I

The Grammy award nominated jazz study program will hold an ensemble concert.

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

Cost: $7 GA; $2 for UWEC faculty staff/students; $5 Senior/Youth/Other college

7:30pm Fri. Dec. 1

Menomonie Theatre Guild: A Charlie Brown Christmas

The classic Peanuts television special comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation. Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the rest of the gang find the real meaning of Christmas.

Menomonie Theater Guild Studio 502 W. 2nd St., Menomonie

Cost: Ticket price TBA

7:30-10:30pm Fri. Dec. 1

Holiday Ballroom Dance

There will be a Latin dance lesson at 7:30 PM followed by music by DJ Goggin playing all your dance favorites. All dancers are welcome to attend.

Eau Claire Moose Lodge 3606 Curvue Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $12 per person

7:30-9pm Fri. Dec. 1

Eau Claire Male Chorus Christmas Concert

The Eau Claire Male Chorus presents "A Caroling Season". Regis High School Choir will also perform. Tickets are available at Festival Foods, or call.

Lake Street United Methodist Church Corner of Lake Street & Fourth Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: Adult Tickets: $10 Advance, $12 At The Door Under Age 18 FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Fri. Dec. 1

Every Buddy's Bar: Hip Hop Toy Drive

Bear Klan Entertainment and Every Buddy's Bar are happy to bring you the second annual Hip Hop Toy Drive. This show will be providing you with live entertainment while giving back to the local community at the same time.

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

Cost: $7 or new unwrapped toy donation (highly encouraged)

Age: 21+

8-10pm Fri. Dec. 1

Gallery Friday: Orchid Eaton + Candid Kid

Orchid Eaton is a Minneapolis/Eau Claire basement pop amalgamation of Matt Leavitt (EMOT, Moon & Pollution) & Brian Moen (Peter Wolf Crier, Laarks, Shouting Matches). Two dads who revere earth-toned vibe, semi-working gear, & creative candor.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $7

Age: All Ages

8:30-11:30pm Fri. Dec. 1

Live Music at Cowboy Jack's: Jeff White

From the hills of Western Wisconsin, Jeff White plays a unique style of Americana/Folk, blending this with warm tones, delays and vibrato, not to mention outlaw grit. Dramatic ballads, haunting love songs and bittersweet remembrance are staple themes for this country and folk songwriter.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Fri. Dec. 1

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. Dec. 1

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 Fri. Dec. 1

Live Music: Half Gringa + Sniffle Party + The Nunnery + Minor Moon

Half Gringa is cowboy literati from Chicago, Sniffle Party is dreamy future witch pop from Eau Claire, The Nunnery is mystic deep water ripples from Minneapolis, and Minor Moon is space prophet tunes from Chicago.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

9:30pm-1:30am Fri. Dec. 1

Live Music: Sage

Sage is a Classic Rock/Country band based out of midwestern Wisconsin.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 12/01/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Events with Tickets

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