Events For 01/26/2018

9-11:30am Fri. Jan. 26

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.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $4/child

9:30am-3:30pm Fri. Jan. 26

Cardboard Construction

Failsafe will convert into a fort-building space, full of cardboard, MakeDo Kits and all of the necessary items to create some huge structures. Free free to stop in anytime to join in the architectural fun.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Fri. Jan. 26

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 library. Choose from a wide variety of nonfiction, fiction, childrens' books and others. Music CDs, DVDs, and more. A special bag sale on Saturday features special pricing.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-10:50am Fri. Jan. 26

Little Language Lab

Is your toddler ready to get talking? This newest class aimed at exposing children to a language rich environment, where they will listen to stories, sing songs, learn finger-plays, move/dance, and do age-appropriate crafts and sensory activities.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf ROad, Eau Claire

Cost: $50/each, drop-ins welcome but please call ahead

Age: Ages 1-2

10am-2pm Fri. Jan. 26

Mason Jar Herb Class

Grow your own herbs! Bring your own mason jars or jars available to purchase. Glass rock, potting mix, chalk paint and herb seeds will be provided. While the chalk paint dries we can talk about cooking and medicinal uses of herbs. There will be recipe cards to take home and delicious samples to enjoy.

Green Oasis Gardens 1403 122nd Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10-15

Age: All Ages

10:15am Fri. Jan. 26

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

10:30-11:30am Fri. Jan. 26

ABCs for 2s and 3s

ABC’s for 2s and 3s is a fun step into exploring letters, numbers, and shapes. 2 and 3 year old children and their parents will enjoy open exploration time, songs, stories, sensory play and art.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf ROad, Eau Claire

Cost: $50/each, drop-ins welcome

Age: Ages 2-5

10:30am-10:50pm Fri. Jan. 26

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. Jan. 26

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

11:30am-noon Fri. Jan. 26

Parachute Games

Kids will enjoy jumping, moving, dancing, grooving and all sorts of games with the giant parachute.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: Ages 3+

noon-1pm Fri. Jan. 26

SOS (Shake Off Stress with TRE)

TRE® (Tension Stress & Trauma Release Exercise) 7 exercises that release deep muscular patterns of stress, tension & trauma. Easy. Anyone can do it. Feels like a massage from the inside out. Helps with PTSD symptoms, anxiety, back pain & more.

ANANDAWORKS Wellness Education Center 320 Putnam Street, Suite 123, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 drop in

Age: 12+

2-5pm Fri. Jan. 26

Art Classes Artisan Forge Studio

Art Classes at Artisan Forge Studio with Schaefer Miles Painting Drawing Adult and Teen Learn painting and drawing techniques. Work at your own pace. Novice and Advanced. This is your creative time. Paint and Draw with the Artists.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Four Classes $140 or One class for $40

Age: Adult and Teen

2-11pm Fri. Jan. 26

Lazy Monk Friday Fusion Night: Bourbon Russian Imperial Stout

On special friday nights, Lazy Monk will tap unique creations for sampling. One keg per night, so when it's gone it's gone! Jan. 28 is Czar's Reserve, A Bourbon Russian Imperial Stout.

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

3pm-4:30am Fri. Jan. 26

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.

Dancers Studio 800 Wisconsin St. (Banbury Place, Building 13 - Room 122), Eau Claire

Cost: $40 per month

Age: 18+

4-7pm Fri. Jan. 26

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

5-9pm Fri. Jan. 26

Friday Family Nights

Basketball, volleyball, soccer, football, large inflatables, movie & color, free popcorn. In the youth area: dress up clothes, riding toys, building blocks. Sponsored by Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $4 per person; Family of 5+ $20 Max

Age: All Ages

5-8pm Fri. Jan. 26

Final Fridays Studio Crawl

This event offers a free stroll around the Artisan Forge studios. Take a look around and see what the artists are up to.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Jan. 26

Live at Northwoods Brew Pub: Red Tide

Inspired from the sweet lullabies of the ebb and flow of the ocean's tides, this acoustic/singer-songwriter duo offers contemporary, soulful listening. Red Tide is composed of two best friends, Kelsey Nocek and Cate Lucas.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages with parent

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Jan. 26

Dinner Jazz: Mike Malone Trio

Mike Malone is a musician based out of Northeast, Wisconsin. He performs over 300 shows a year with a myriad of groups ranging from jazz, funk, gospel, and original music. A graduate of UW-Eau Claire's music program, Mike is excited to return to Eau Claire with some of the Fox Valley's finest players.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Fri. Jan. 26

Candlelight Ski

Three candlelit trails to cross country ski, snowshoe or hike. Limited ski rentals available in advance from Stout Adventures. Snowshoes provided by Mayo Clinic. Hot chocolate and a warm fire included call for more information. Event is held for walking if there is no snow.

Riverside Park - Red Cedar Trail Depot Hwy 29, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6pm Fri. Jan. 26

Leinenkugel's Fridays Untapped

Head to the Leine Lodge for some great events, giveaways, music and a reason to get out of the house and down to the Leinie Lodge.

Leinenkugel's Leinie Lodge 124 E. Elm Street, Chippewa Falls

Age: 21+

6-8pm Fri. Jan. 26

Friday's Untapped: Leinie Lodge Trivia Night

Leinie Lodge Friday's Untapped begins again in January. Each Friday 2/23, Leine's will have events, specials and/or new beers. Today, enjoy a fun trivia night at the Leinie Lodge by Chippewa Valley DJ Trivia. Event will include prizes for top 3 teams.

Leinenkugel's 124 E. Elm St., Chippewa Falls

6pm Fri. Jan. 26

Wonder Film

Based on the New York Times bestseller, Wonder tells the inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman. Born with facial differences that, until now, have prevented him from going to a mainstream school, Auggie becomes the most unlikely of heroes when he begins fifth grade.

UW-Stout Applied Arts Building, Room 210 712 S Broadway, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Fri. Jan. 26

Believe in Spring with a Paint Brush

Create this beautiful piece of art work for your home, or a gift for someone. Instruction through the process of creating this inspirational piece of art work. All materials and supplies needed for you to create your wall art piece.

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

Cost: $40 (Sigh up online)

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. Jan. 26

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+

7-8:30pm Fri. Jan. 26

Glowga - Glow & Flow

Glow Yoga is an all-levels class that incorporates black lights, glow sticks, dance music, and YOGA. Get creative with neon body paint, wear your brightest clothes and get ready to glow, flow & have fun.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 for members; $25 for non-members

Age: 18+

7pm Fri. Jan. 26

Eau Claire Dance Festival: Incandescence

Incandescence seeks to synthesize modern dance, music, and writing all into one cohesive performance. The three choreographed pieces relate to inspiration and physical heat. The third piece enumerates on coming to the light after a dark struggle. The fourth portion is improvisational and relies on the words and phrases given by the writers to inspire the movements.

Forage 930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 GA; cash bar will be open

7-10pm Fri. Jan. 26

Micah Ryan at the Tasting Lounge

Featuring live local music every Friday night at the Infinity Beverages Winery and Distillery Tasting Lounge. Micah tries with each song to capture the heart through melodic music and lyrics birthed from life experience with the goal of taking his listeners on a journey down long forgotten roads.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-9pm Fri. Jan. 26

Other Brothers Band - Live Music & Dancing

David Schrader (Sue Orfield Band), Barry Wells (Dixie and the Dreamers) and John Utphall (North of Dixie) have joined Ken Rogers (Liscio) to bring you Jazz, Blues, and Swing favorites. These four seasoned local musicians cover selections by Wes Montgomery, David Sanborn, Lyle Lovett, Alvin Lee and Django Reinhardt. Don't forget your dancing shoes.

Raw Deal 603 S. Broadway St., Menomonie

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Jan. 26

Shenandoah 30th Anniversary Tour

Legendary country group Shenandoah will hit the tour trail in 2017 to commemorate 30 years of their classic sound.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $45-59

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Jan. 26

Winston Churchill: The Blitz

A one man show written and performed by Ryan Otto. Otto's passion is all things Churchill related. "My goal is to bring Churchill to life, to use the theatrical gifts given to me by God to present him in such a manner that people will understand him as a person and what made him tick. That's the essence of my presentation," Otto said.

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

Cost: $18-25

7:30pm Fri. Jan. 26

UWEC Cabaret: American Legends

Featuring Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale, University Symphony Orchestra, and the Jazz Program. For Dinner + Show tickets, dine in the Dulany at 5:30pm. Patrons also receive a dessert coupon. Cash bar available.

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $22 GA for show, $43 GA Dinner + show; $4 discount for Youth and seniors; $8 discount for UWEC student

7:30pm Fri. Jan. 26

CVTG Presents: Patrick O'Brien's "Whisper Into My Good Ear"

Eau Claire Native and UWEC Alumn Pat O'Brien returns to the Grand Theatre to present his critically acclaimed, "Whisper Into My Good Ear", presented earlier last year at the Minnesota Fringe Festival. O'Brien is a veteran Hollywood film and television actor.

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

Cost: $20 adults, $10 students

8-10pm Fri. Jan. 26

Eau Claire Woodworkers Meetup

Eau Claire area woodworkers are meeting up to chat, share tips/ticks, and otherwise just enjoy conversation about the shared craft.

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

Cost: FREE

8:30-11:30pm Fri. Jan. 26

Live Music at Cowboy Jack's: Nick Hensley

Nick Hensley is the former lead singer and co-writer of The District, a regional act based out of St. Paul, MN and Chicago, IL. He created Love Songs For Angry Men shortly after The District called it quits in 2002. Hensley’s alias and alter ego, Love Songs For Angry Men, was born to get people talking and through the doors.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Fri. Jan. 26

Vinyl Nights: Amy Hahn + Becca Bahr

In addition to enjoying craft cocktails and regional beers/wines, order from our popular late-night menu featuring the Scandinavian Koldtbord, where you create your own sharable feast of premium meats, cheeses, pickled vegetables, proteins, sauces, crackers and more.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Fri. Jan. 26

Live Music: Down Lo

Down Lo returns to Eau Claire to play some reggae, funk, bluegrass, jazz, improv, jam, freestyle, and whatever else they feel like.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

9:30-11pm Fri. Jan. 26

Sheeley House Saloon Comedy Night: Sonya White

Sonya White combines southern charm with big city street smarts to create a show that won her multiple appearances on CBS’ “Star Search” and a promo spot on NBC’s "Last Comic Standing 4." Sonya has worked on the CMT production “Southern Fried Chicks”. She's also appeared on Oxygen, HBO, E & Comedy Central.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Free with beverage purchase

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 01/26/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Men of Clay

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

Events with Tickets