Events For 02/02/2018

Fri. Feb. 2

Northwest Wisconsin Winter Fest and Games

ATV races, live music, ice fishing contest, softball, broomball, family skate, ice bowling, and more activities. See the full schedule online.

Lake Altoona County Beach 604 Beach Rd., Altoona

Cost: $8 for 2-day admission; Pit access tickets for races sold separately

Age: All Ages

9-11:30am Fri. Feb. 2

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

9am-9pm Fri. Feb. 2

Bruce Warren: Edifices and Artifacts

Edifices and Artifacts is a photographic exploration in black and white of buildings, bridges and other cultural artifacts located in the Chippewa Valley, predominately in Eau Claire.

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

Cost: FREE

10-11:30am Fri. Feb. 2

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 activities, and lots of learning through play! Snack will be provided. Community resources & food pantry will be available.

Prairie Ridge Early Learning School 3031 Epiphany Ln, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Pre-school aged children

10-10:50am Fri. Feb. 2

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

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

Age: Ages 1-2

10am-5pm Fri. Feb. 2

Nate Rylander - the Jackson Pollock of the Midwest

View work by abstract expressionist painter Nate Rylander. “Action painting” can be seen in his artwork along with reclaimed materials such as hollow core doors. Inspired by several masters, we refer to Rylander as the Jackson Pollock of the Midwest with the influence being seen in several paintings.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-10:30am Fri. Feb. 2

Arctic Circle! (Planetarium Show)

Join us in our inflatable Planetarium to explore the changing arctic landscape. 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. Feb. 2

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. Feb. 2

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

Cost: $50/each, drop-ins welcome

Age: Ages 2-5

10:30am-10:50pm Fri. Feb. 2

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. Feb. 2

Arctic Circle! (Planetarium Show)

Join us in our inflatable Planetarium to explore the changing arctic landscape. 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. Feb. 2

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. Feb. 2

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: 3+

noon-1pm Fri. Feb. 2

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. Feb. 2

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

3pm-4:30am Fri. Feb. 2

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+

3-8pm Fri. Feb. 2

Eau Claire Gun Show

Buy, Sell and Trade all firearms, ammo, knives, military, hunting items and more.

Best Western PLUS Eau Claire Conference Center 3340 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Admission $5 age 14 and under free

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Fri. Feb. 2

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.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

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

Age: All Ages

5-8pm Fri. Feb. 2

Friday's Untapped: Anniversary Going Away Party

Leinie Lodge Friday's Untapped begins again in January. Each Friday until 2/23, Leine's will have events, specials and/or new beers. Today, celebrate the hibernation of out 150th Anniversary Lager. Night will include beer, prizes & live music.

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

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Feb. 2

Live at Northwoods Brew Pub: Jeff White

Americana & Outlaw Folk from the hills of western Wisconsin. Blending warm tones, reverbs, delays & vibrato with outlaw grit, Jeff White sings of love, loss & lust with an Americana vibe, channeling the music from times past.

Northwoods Brew Pub 50819 West St, Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages with parent

6-8pm Fri. Feb. 2

Mother Son Rodeo Roundup

Mothers (or a special cowgirl) grab your favorite cowboy(s) and join the Rodeo Roundup. Come dressed in your favorite western style outfit and ready for a fun evening. Farm themed dinner will be provided followed by rodeo activities and dancing. Registration deadline 1/29. Register online or contact the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $20 resident of Altoona/couple; $25 non-resident of Altoona/couple; $10/add'l son

Age: All Ages

6-7:30pm Fri. Feb. 2

Candlelight Snowshoe Hike

Candles and moonlight will illuminate the way as you explore the trails on snowshoes. A warm campfire awaits you as you finish the trail. Snowshoes will be available to rent. Please note that rental equipment is limited and may sell out.

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

Cost: Friends $3; Nonmembers $5 Snowshoe rental: $3 per set

Age: All Ages

6-10pm Fri. Feb. 2

Midwest Feminists Presents: Me Too Benefit

MC Sarah Johnson kicks off at 6pm along with cocktail hour (with complimentary apps) and music by Selika Lawton. Speakers at 7pm. Full meals available for purchase from forage. There will also be a silent auction. Supports the Family Support Center, empowering individuals, families, and communities to live free from domestic abuse, sexual assault, and child abuse.

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

Cost: $15 advance, $20 at the door

Age: All Ages / Cocktail Chic

6pm Fri. Feb. 2

Thor: Ragnarok

Imprisoned on the other side of the universe, the mighty Thor finds himself in a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against the Hulk, his former ally and fellow Avenger. Thor's quest for survival leads him in a race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela from destroying his home world and the Asgardian civilization.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. Feb. 2

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. Feb. 2

The Fred Hable Ground Hog Day Extravaganza

Local Ground Hog Day enthusiast and Piano Maestro Fred Hable brings his special day to Caffe Tempo. Bring a dish to pass.

Caffe Tempo 315 E Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. Feb. 2

Anastasia at the Tasting Lounge

Infinity Beverages Winery and Distillery has live local music every Friday night at their Tasting Lounge from 7-10pm. Tonight enjoy the music of Anastasia. Anastasia is a multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, composer, and engineer/producer of electronic and acoustic works.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-10pm Fri. Feb. 2

Live Music at Acoustic Cafe: The Cody Longreen Quartet

The Cody Longreen Quartet is a group of students that play in the Eau Claire area. They play jazz standards and original compositions. The emphasis in this group is about interplay, with players often improvising simultaneously. This group is developing material to soon record a CD in Minneapolis in coming months.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Feb. 2

UWEC Film Series: The Breakfast Club

Five high school students meet in Saturday detention and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.

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

Cost: $7 individual film series membership; $14 family membership

7-8pm Fri. Feb. 2

Guided Yoga Nidra

A rejuvenating meditation to support your full self. Yoga nidra is practiced lying down using props to support your body. Yoga Nidra stills your mind, releases physical tension in your body and aims to balance energy.

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

Cost: $20

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Feb. 2

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. Feb. 2

ECCT Presents: My Son Pinocchio

The classic tale of a toymaker and his beloved puppet is given a touching finish in this Disney gem. This new musical features the beloved classic songs "When You Wish Upon A Star" and "I've Got No Strings", alongside a host of new songs by award-winning composer Stephen Schwartz ("Enchanted", "Pippin", "Wicked").

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $8 Youth, $14 Student, $20 Seniors, $22 Adult

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Feb. 2

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

7:30-9pm Fri. Feb. 2

Candlelight Snowshoe Hike

Candles and moonlight will illuminate the way as you explore the trails on snowshoes. A warm campfire awaits you as you finish the trail. Snowshoes will be available to rent. Please note that rental equipment is limited and may sell out.

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

Cost: Friends $3; Nonmembers $5 Snowshoe rental: $3 per set

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Feb. 2

McDonell High School: "The Wizard of Oz"

The talented students of McDonell Central Catholic High School and Notre Dame Middle School present the original "The Wizard of Oz" including the beloved "Somewhere Over the the Rainbow" and all the icon songs from the award-winning motion picture.

McDonell Area Catholic High School 1316 Bel Air Blvd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Adults $12, students $6

Age: All Ages

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