Events For 12/03/2017

9am-4pm Sun. Dec. 3

Snacktime Sundays

Enjoy complimentary hot cider and cocoa and cookies all afternoon.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

9am-4pm Sun. Dec. 3

Claymation Classics: Frosty the Snowman

Bring your family to enjoy these holiday claymation classics on the big screen in the Volume One Gallery/theater inside The Local Store.

The Volume One Gallery (Inside The Local Store) 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

9:30am-3:30pm Sun. Dec. 3

Make Your Own Snowshoes

Snowshoeing has become a popular winter activity. Make your own snowshoes in this two-day workshop. Choose from three styles of snowshoes. All shoes are laced with tubular nylon, which is comfortable to work with, and has great strength when varnished. Materials list online.

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Cty Rd. K, Fall Creek

Cost: $190-200 (Register by 11/13)

10-11am Sun. Dec. 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

10am Sun. Dec. 3

Run Santa Run 5K

Bring your holiday cheer to Downtown Eau Claire for this festive 5k. Runners will set off on a beautiful winter wonderland tour of downtown Eau Claire with 3 holiday stations including cookies, mistletoe and candy canes wish hot chocolate milk at the finish. Run as Santa himself, as one of his many Elves, as one of his reliable Reindeer, or a North Pole Snowman.

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15-$45

Age: All Ages

10am-2pm Sun. Dec. 3

Brunch with Santa at 29 Pines

Come and enjoy Sunday Brunch with all the holiday trimmings. Santa can't wait to see everyone and will be available for pictures all day. There will also be cookie decorating, movies, games, and more. Call today to reserve a spot.

29 Pines Hotel and Convention Center 5872 33rd Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10.99 (13 and up), $3.99 (12 and under)

Age: All Ages

10am-1pm Sun. Dec. 3

Weekend Brunch with Musical Guest Shane Leonard

In addition to his evening jazz sets at The Lakely, check out Shane's brunch sets featuring American folk music, sometimes alone, sometimes with friends. Stop by for midwestern brunch classics and classic and original morning drinks.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: Music is FREE; consult menu for food prices

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:55am Sun. Dec. 3

Twisty Tots Yoga

Join us with your sweet little tot to explore twisty yoga moves, relaxation, deep breathing, progressive muscle relaxation, while nurturing the bond between you and your toddler.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $5/child; Parents Free

Age: Ages 3-6

11am-12:15pm Sun. Dec. 3

Aerial Exploration Series

Explore a new kind of fitness with aerials. Work through basic conditioning to build strength and confidence and learn how to safely play on the aerial silks and lyra (aerial hoop).

Moonrise Aerials Studio 800 Wisconsin Street; Banbury Place Building 13, Room 112, Eau Claire

Cost: $135 for 6-week series

noon-6pm Sun. Dec. 3

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 Sun. Dec. 3

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 Sun. Dec. 3

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

12:30pm Sun. Dec. 3

Paint your Pet

Makes a great gift for someone this holiday season. Send Cheers Pablo a high quality image of your pet, and our artist will create a customized sketch for this class. Email an image of your animal to Registration for this event closes 2 days in advance of the event, so that artist has time to prepare.

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

Cost: $49

1-3pm Sun. Dec. 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

1-4pm Sun. Dec. 3

Cook-Rutledge Mansion Christmas Open House

Christmas Open House. The historic Cook-Rutledge Mansion will be decorated for the holiday and will feature a special holiday dessert, beverages, holiday music by local musicians and docent-led tours.

Cook-Rutledge Mansion 505 W. Grand Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

1-4pm Sun. Dec. 3

The Paint Shack

Enjoy a fun day/evening of painting made easy and exciting. A talented social artist will instruct you step by step through recreating the featured painting of the night. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $35 but somem special events are $10-$40

Age: All Ages

1:30-2:15pm Sun. Dec. 3

Kettlebell AMPD

Kettlebell AMPD is a heart-pounding class that uses low kettlebell weights and high reps and sets the moves to music. This class is 45 minutes and focuses on several areas such as arms, legs, core, and cardio. With Kettlebell AMPD you'll burn a ton of calories AND have fun doing it.

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $6

Age: All Ages

1:30-3pm Sun. Dec. 3


A family drop-in program. They provide the LEGOs, you bring your imagination. No registration required.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30pm Sun. Dec. 3

ECCT Presents: "Madeline's Christmas"

"In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines lived 12 little girls in two straight lines." So begins this delightful story of Madeline's Christmas! Based on the beloved children's book this is the perfect musical treat for the entire family to start the holiday season.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $8 Youth/Student, $14 Seniors/Adult

1:30pm Sun. Dec. 3

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

2-3pm Sun. Dec. 3

UW-Stout Symphonic Band Concert

The Stout Symphonic Band presents a Winter Concert in the Great Hall featuring a variety of musical selections. The student Tower Saxophone Quartet will also perform on the concert.

UW-Stout Memorial Student Center, Great Hall 302 10th Ave E, Menomonie

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

2pm Sun. Dec. 3

43rd Annual UWEC Music Holiday Concert

The concert features the Concert Choir and Women’s Concert Chorale; Symphonic Choir, Women’s Chorus and The Singing Statesmen; Wind Symphony; and University Symphony Orchestra. Floor and bleacher seating is available.

Zorn Arena UWEC, Garfield Avenue 121, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 floor; $3 bleacher

2-4pm Sun. Dec. 3

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

2-4pm Sun. Dec. 3

Ugly Sweater Party + Karma Project

Rock your best ugly holiday sweater with your favorite Latitude 44 team members and your fellow yogis. Holiday shopping deals, tasty treats, and delicious libations provided. 10% of all sales this day will be donated to The Community Table, Eau Claire. Also collecting items for a local family in need.

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

Cost: Donation

Age: All Ages

4-5:15pm Sun. Dec. 3

Mixed Levels Yoga

This is a mixed levels Alignment Yoga class, appropriate for beginner through intermediate students. The emphasis is on proper alignment and mindful movement to reduce injury and build strength and flexibility, increase body confidence and reduce stress.

The Yoga Center of Eau Claire 2524 Golf Road Suite 2F, Eau Claire

Cost: Purchase a class pass or drop in rate $15.00 per class

Age: Adult (and older teens welcome)

4:30-5:30pm Sun. Dec. 3

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

5-6pm Sun. Dec. 3

Hoop Flow Workshop

In this workshop, you will explore on- and off-body hooping, moving within the space of the hoop. Hoops will be available to use, but if you have a hoop; please bring it with you. Hooping is for all ages and body types.

Moonrise Aerials Studio 800 Wisconsin Street; Banbury Place Building 13, Room 112, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

5:30-6:30pm Sun. Dec. 3

Teen Yoga

This is a mixed level class for teens of all and ability levels interested in checking out yoga for building strength and flexibility, increasing self-confidence and reducing stress. Any gender is welcome.

The Yoga Center of Eau Claire 2524 Golf Road Suite 2F, Eau Claire

Cost: Purchase the series for $10.00 per class (5 classes for $50) or drop in rate is $12.00 per class

Age: 13 -17 (middle or high school)

5:30pm Sun. Dec. 3

32st Annual Lighting Ceremony at HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital

Meet at the chapel. Tree lighting follows. To purchase lights, call, visit online and click the "Ways to Give" link, or visit in person at the hospital's gift shop, Volunteer Services, or the Information Desk. Deadline to appear in a tribute in the Leader-Telegram is noon on Nov. 22. Proceeds go to The Healing Place.

HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital 900 W Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 per name

5:45-7:30pm Sun. Dec. 3

Truth Be Told - Holidazed Edition

A true storytelling event, featuring local yarn-spinners, with their heartwarming, hilarious or horrendous holiday tales. Also featuring songs of the season, sung by the Colfax High Chamber Choir. Hear the stories, and you can also prepare to tell one of your own, in the open mic portion of the event. Held in the newly restored theater.

Colfax Municipal Building 613 Main Street, Colfax

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Sun. Dec. 3

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2017

The 2017/2018 World Tour features an exhilarating and provocative collection of films that explore the mountain world, highlights new landscapes and remote cultures, and exposes audiences to exciting adventures and adrenaline-packed sports contrasting with the beauty of some of the most spectacular locations worldwide.

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

Cost: Public $15

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Sun. Dec. 3

CVTG Presents: Demon with the Atomic Brain Film Screening

CVTG Presents a special showing of Chis R. Mihm's latest tribute to the cheesy black and white Sci-Fi flicks of the 1950s: "Demon with the Atomic Brain". A failed attempt to weaponize a dimensional portal machine creatures an exponentially expanding bubble that threatens to engulf the universe. Features local Chippewa Valley actors. Concessions will be sold. 

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

Cost: $10 (Proceeds help CVTG)

8:45-10:15pm Sun. Dec. 3

Adult Open Broomball

A drop-in coed program for the adult player (18+). Players divide into teams for pick-up broomball game. Players must have their own helmet. Appropriate footwear to be worn on the ice. Broomball sticks and balls provided.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $6 Per Person or City Pass (2 Punches)

Age: Adults 18+

8:45-10:15pm Sun. Dec. 3

Adult Open Hockey

A drop-in coed program for the adult hockey player (18+). Skaters divide into teams for pick-up games. Players must have full equipment. Goalies skate for free. Sunday and Wednesday nights; October 11 - March 28. 8:45pm-10:15pm. No play on 11/22, 12/24, and 12/31. Hobbs Ice Arena.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $6 per person, or City Pass (2 punches)

Age: Adults 18+

Ongoing Events For 12/03/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc