Events For 12/16/2017

7-8am Sat. Dec. 16

Circus Bootcamp

Are you ready to get whipped into shape and have a blast while doing it? Do you kind of hate gyms, but love monkeying around?Circus bootcamp draws from the best conditioning practices of yoga and aerials to bring you a whole body/mind fitness routine that will actually inspire you to practice more consistently.

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

Cost: $100 for 6-week series

8-11am Sat. Dec. 16

Breakfast with Santa

Enjoy a delicious pancake and sausage breakfast with orange juice, coffee, and applesauce. Make sure to bring your camera to take a photo of your children with Santa Claus. Hosted by the Hallie Optimist Club.

Village of Lake Hallie Town Hall 13033 30th Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Kids 12 and under free. Adults $6

Age: All Ages

8:15-9:15am Sat. Dec. 16

Zumba with PS-Get Fit

No experience required and all fitness levels are welcome.

Excite! Wellness Studio 107 N. Bridge Street, Chippewa Falls

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

Age: All Ages

8:15am Sat. Dec. 16

UPDATED LOCATION: Ugly Sweater Run 5k

Fun run while wearing your favorite "Ugly Sweater". There will have warm beverages and sweet treats to follow. A prize will be awarded for the "ugliest" or as some might say the "most festive" holiday attire. Collecting donations for the Community Table.

Blue Ox Running 417 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30-10:30am Sat. Dec. 16

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+

8:30-9:30am Sat. Dec. 16

Mindful Morning Flow

Begin your day with a Mindful Morning Flow. This class is accessible to new students and a centering class for those with more experience. Awaken the body with a juicy flow, stretch it out, and open your meridians for a wonderful day ahead. Heated to 80 degrees.

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

Cost: $15

9-9:45am Sat. Dec. 16

Free Co-Ed Fitness Boot Camp

Saturday mornings come for a combination of burst training, strength training, and cardio. A fit community of women dedicated to achieving a common goal.

Burn Boot Camp 3529 Gateway Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 14+

9-10:15am Sat. Dec. 16

Mixed Levels Alignment 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)

9am-1pm Sat. Dec. 16

Winter Market of Menomonie

A typical Winter market day is presented by 15-20 farmers and artists selling everything from vegetables to fruits, eggs, breads, meats and handmade crafts. Friendly atmosphere, fresh coffee, hot prepared foods and live music every week. All welcome!

Raw Deal 603 S. Broadway St., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-noon Sat. Dec. 16

Tiny Tots Playhouse - Open Play

Tiny Tots is a place for kids to bring their parents, grandparents or caregivers for some creative, dramatic, memory making fun. Come on in and get your play on. Make some memories, and burn off some energy.

Tiny Tots Playhouse 320 S. Wisconsin St., Fall Creek

Cost: $5/child, free for adults and infants under 12 months

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Sat. Dec. 16

MHS Concert Chorus Fundraiser Craft/Bake Sale and Silent Auction

MHS Concert Chorus Fundraiser for New York City trip to sing on the Carnegie Hall Stage. Craft/Bake Sale and Silent Auction. Vendors include woodwork, canvas, reclaimed art, pampered chef, handmade jewelry and more. All proceeds go directly to students for their trip costs. Christmas Carols sung by the MHS concert chorus.

Menomonie Veterans Center E4710 County Rd. BB, Menomonie

Cost: Adults $2 (includes one free raffle ticket) Kids 16 and under free

Age: All Ages

9am-3pm Sat. Dec. 16

Dotters Books / Avalon Floral Pop Up

Independent booksellers Dotters Books will have a selection of new and used books for adults and children available for purchase at Avalon Floral. Enjoy 50% off decor and gifts from Avalon Floral, and find great reads for the book lovers in your life.

Avalon Floral 506 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-5pm Sat. Dec. 16

Holiday Glass Sale - Handmade Glass Gifts and Gift Baskets

The gorgeous glass items created at The Glass Orchard's studio make a unique gift for your loved ones. Baskets include a flattened wine bottle cheese platter, four patterned fused glass plates, and a colorful flame-worked glass wine bottle stopper.

The Glass Orchard 130 Deerfield Road, Eau Claire

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Sat. Dec. 16

3rd Annual Holiday Toy Trains

Featuring standard gauge trains running on 384 square feet of track all decked out for the holidays. Night trains on Tuesday and Thursday. Preschool age activities include Thomas the Tank Engine toy trains and track. More family activities on Thursdays & Saturdays.

Chippewa Valley Museum 1204 E. Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $9 adults, $6 kids Thurs., Fri., Sat; $2/person Tues. evenings (museum free); $2/person for museum members anytime

Age: All Ages

10am-3pm Sat. Dec. 16

Olvi Glass Pop-Up Shop

You might have spied Nora Phillip’s stained glass pieces at our shop earlier this year and we’re excited to welcome her back for this one day pop.up event. Many of her pieces incorporate glass from historic Banbury place.

Red's Mercantile 224 N Dewey St., Eau Claire

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Sat. Dec. 16

Winter Whimsy Crafts

Stop by the library anytime over the weekend to make fun, winter-inspired crafts.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am Sat. Dec. 16

Saturday Morning Kids Series with Jeanne Styczinski

Each Saturday morning we will have a special guest on hand to read a story or two in the V1 Gallery. Afterwards kids can pick from a handful of local coloring pages to color here or at home and enter to win a $50 Local Store Gift Card. After kids turn in their drawings, they will be up on Volumeone.org/store for public voting.

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

10am-noon Sat. Dec. 16

Free Family Christmas Movie (Elf)

FREE showing of Elf at the Menomonie movie theater brought to you by Cathy Jenson and Nic Nehring Thrivent Financial. To get in free, guests bring a new hygiene item (soap, shampoo etc) to donate to Bridge to Hope. First 100 people get free popcorn!

CEC Menomonie 7 Theater 2521 WI-25, Menomonie

Cost: FREE (read description)

Age: All Ages

10am-1pm Sat. Dec. 16

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

10-11:30am Sat. Dec. 16

Date with Dad "Karate"

A special time for dads and preschool-age kids to enjoy together. At Date with Dad we welcome any significant male role model such as: step-dads, grandpas, uncles, etc. You will learn basic self defense skills and have fun while getting fit. Snack will be provided.

Prairie Ridge Early Learning School 3031 Epiphany Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Preschool-aged kids

10:30-11am Sat. Dec. 16

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

10:30-11am Sat. Dec. 16

Holiday Storytime

A fun and festive storytime full of music, games and tales of the season.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Family

11am-3pm Sat. Dec. 16

Santa's House

Visit with Santa at his beautifully decorated house.

Rutledge Charity Building 404 N Bridge St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11-11:30am Sat. Dec. 16

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

11am-5pm Sat. Dec. 16

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

11am-1pm Sat. Dec. 16

St Paul Ballet - Clara's Dream: The Nutcracker

A holiday favorite returns. The Saint Paul Ballet's version of The Nutcracker. The show sells out every year. Get your tickets now.

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

Cost: $25-30

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Sat. Dec. 16

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 Sat. Dec. 16

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 Sat. Dec. 16

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 Sat. Dec. 16

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

12:30-1:30pm Sat. Dec. 16

Acro Exploration

Learn to balance, support, and play with another student. We will warm up with conditioning practices that help you become a stronger base, a more flexible flyer, and a more attentive spotter. Learn to fly, learn to fall, and have some fun with this more challenging acro class that builds off of the basics.

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

Cost: $108

12:30-3pm Sat. Dec. 16

Holiday De-stress YIN Workshop

Two full Yin sequences + Yoga Nidra. Tune into your inner world before spending time with your family over the holidays. Drop into your body and enjoy this delicious, meditative, and healing practice.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $20 for member; $25 for non-member

Age: 18+

1-2pm Sat. Dec. 16

No Rock, Just Paper & Scissors: Crafting

A Paper-Crafting series for kids one Saturday per month this fall.

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

Age: Grades 3-6

1:30-4pm Sat. Dec. 16

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

1:30pm Sat. Dec. 16

UWEC Theatre: "The Nerd"

One of the funniest plays ever written, this side-splitting comedy was first presented by the Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, then produced in Great Britain, then went on to Broadway.

Riverside Theatre - Haas Fine Arts Center, UW-Eau Claire 121 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $18

1:30pm Sat. Dec. 16

Light Up EC Lantern Workshop

Learn how to make a paper lantern with Visit Eau Claire

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2pm Sat. Dec. 16

Bluegrass at the Oxford featuring A Seeger Boys Christmas

An afternoon of Bluegrass Christmas songs and favorite Christmas songs played bluegrass style. As a special treat, Santa will be visiting at intermission.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 GA, $5 children

Age: All Ages

3pm Sat. Dec. 16

An Evening with Molly Patterson, author of Rebellion

Join UWEC professor Molly Patterson for a reading from her debut novel, Rebellion. Patterson is a Puschart Prize winning writer for her short fiction, and her first novel has drawn tremendous early praise. Patterson will be reading from the book, taking questions, and signing copies at The Local Store.

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

Cost: FREE

5-8pm Sat. Dec. 16

Free Indoor Ice Skating

Hobbs Ice Arena in Eau Claire is hosting a Community Appreciation Event. Free hot cocoa. Note: A limited number of ice skates available. Participants are encouraged to bring own ice skates.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-7pm Sat. Dec. 16

Christmas Community Dinner

Hope Gospel Mission will be serving its annual free Christmas Community Dinner. Everyone in the community is invited to attend and enjoy a delicious meal of ham, cheesy potatoes, glazed carrots, Jell-O salad, dinner rolls and dessert.

Hope Gospel Mission 8 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-7pm Sat. Dec. 16

Annual Eastside Hill Caroling Party

Let your spirits be warmed by joining your friends and neighbors in raising Christmas cheer. All ages and abilities welcome. Refreshments provided. Bring your voice or an instrument. Meet at the music school at 5:30pm for refreshments and practice. Caroling starts at 6pm, and more refreshments at 7pm.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Sat. Dec. 16

Dinner Jazz: Tim Sullivan

Since graduating from Memorial High School in 2002, Tim's musical journey has taken him around the world. Living in Chicago, New Orleans, and New York City, he has been fortunate to work with a wide array of artists, ranging from Aretha Franklin to funk legend Fred Wesley to nearly a dozen NEA Jazz Masters.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6pm Sat. Dec. 16

Singles Connection Annual Christmas Dance

There will be dance lessons from 6-7pm. Dancing starts at 7pm with music provided by 40 Fingers. Selling tickets for prize drawings. Bring a potluck cold dish to share.

Brickhouse Pub & Grub - Bar & Banquet Hall 2233 Birch St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 for members; $10 for non-members

6:30-9pm Sat. Dec. 16

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

6:30-9pm Sat. Dec. 16

Duelly Noted - Dueling Pianos Holiday Dinner Show

Duelly Noted is a one-of-a-kind act with both sass and class. Cassondra and Jacy, will draw the audience in with their dueling pianos-style performances while playing a wide variety of genres that will be sure to have everyone’s toes tapping. They play all your favorite hits from the 60s to today. Hear Meagon Trainer’s All About That Bass, Journey’s Don’t Stop Believing and more.

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

Cost: Dinner and show tickets are $33 for adults, $32 for seniors, and $26 youth.   There will be show only seats in the balcony available at a cost of $15 adults, $14 seniors, and $8 youth.  

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:30pm Sat. Dec. 16

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

7pm Sat. Dec. 16

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 Sat. Dec. 16

Jingle Jams: Bri Murphy

Bri Murphy is an Eau Claire native now based in Nashville who has toured all over the U.S., Canada, and Japan as a fiddle player. 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

7pm Sat. Dec. 16

Live at the Acoustic Cafe: 7Swing

A dance band as well as the perfect band to sit back and relax with. Members of 7Swing are successful, active, established musicians from the Eau Claire area and together create a solid sound perfect for any event. They play Big Band and Swing favorites of yesteryear.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9:30pm Sat. Dec. 16

It's A Wonderful Life: A Christmas Classic

Performed as a live radio show, this classic holiday story will fill you with the Christmas spirit. The talents of the WideSpot actors will bring the scenes to life using just their voices and period costumes. Bring your family and friends. Easy online ticketing on our website, or just give us a call or email and we'll get right back to you.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: $15 Adults, $10 Child (5-18)

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Sat. Dec. 16

The Memories

The Memories have been entertaining audiences at the Mabel Tainter for more than 30 years. They continue to deliver a show that has been described as "Music, Laughter, and Wonderful Times."

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

Cost: $30-35

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Dec. 16

UWEC Theatre: "The Nerd"

One of the funniest plays ever written, this side-splitting comedy was first presented by the Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, then produced in Great Britain, then went on to Broadway.

Riverside Theatre - Haas Fine Arts Center, UW-Eau Claire 121 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $18

7:30pm Sat. Dec. 16

CVTG Presents: A Christmas Carol

Celebrate the holiday spirit and reflect on the true meaning of the season with the Dickens classic. Experience the magic of the beloved classic on stage at the State Theatre.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10-22; Order tickets online, by phone, or at the door

8pm Sat. Dec. 16

Live Music: Rattle Can Red

Rattle Can Red plays rock and country covers.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

8pm Sat. Dec. 16

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.

LakeHouse Grill & Pub E19986 County Road Nd, Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: 21

8:30pm Sat. Dec. 16

Live Music: The Night Hawks

The Night Hawks will be rock n’ rolling great classic rock hits from 50's-90's, featuring talented musicians Steve Rindt, Jack Schneider, Tom Wieseler, and Tim Lynnes.

Sammy's Pizza 2812 London Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8:30-11:30pm Sat. Dec. 16

Live Music: Derek Ramnarace

Derek Ramnarace leads the Old Soul Society, a 5 piece band that plays Americana, folk, rock, soul, and blues. Derek's emotionally raw, honest and heartfelt lyrics are wowing audiences everywhere.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Dec. 16

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 Sat. Dec. 16

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+

10pm-1am Sat. Dec. 16

Live at the Mousetrap: Nick Anderson & the Skinny Lovers with Featherwolf

Nick Anderson & The Skinny Lovers brings their friends FEATherWOLF to town for a night of music you can't afford to miss. As a mental health advocate, and an honest writer, Nick Anderson's music digs deep into the emotion of the millennial dreamer. Nick Anderson & The Skinny Lovers debut album Ephrem Pts. 1&2.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 12/16/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Men of Clay

Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until Jan. 31, 10am-5pm;

Serious Circuits

Every Tuesday, Saturday until Dec. 26, 9-9:30am; Every Saturday until Mar. 30 2019, 9-9:30am;

Events with Tickets

tickets are available online

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