Events For 02/10/2018

Sat. Feb. 10

February Fitness Frenzy

Launched by Second Opinion magazine, this two week event features 96 free fitness classes at area gyms, health clubs, yoga studios, and more. Connect with an instructor to change your life and lifestyle, and make a healthier 2018.

Area gyms, health clubs, yoga studios, and more

Cost: FREE

7am-2pm Sat. Feb. 10

5th Annual JIG’S UP Blugold Ice Fishing Contest

Prizes awarded to the top 25 fish by weight and every 5th place thereafter. Prizes include 2017 Ice Castle Scout, Ford F150 Truck, and more. Raffle prizes include 2017 Polaris Sportsman 450 4-wheeler and more. Prizes for the top fish in each category. All state regulations apply.

The Edge Pub & Eatery 9504 Cty Hwy S., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25/ticket; Each participant may register one fish per ticket; tickets are $25 with no limit on the number of tickets an individual can purchase.

Age: All Ages

8-10am Sat. Feb. 10

EC Marathon Build Up Runs

All abilities and ages are welcome at the EC Marathon Build Up Runs. Each week join community runners and students from the UWEC Distance Running class as they extend their mileage, training for the half or full marathon. Longer runs have support on the course, and weekly distance can be tailored to your needs.

Zorn Arena UWEC, Garfield Avenue 121, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9am-1pm Sat. Feb. 10

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. Feb. 10

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

9-11:30am Sat. Feb. 10

Eau Claire Downtown Winter Farmer's Market

Take advantage of these monthly opportunities to purchase high quality local vegetables, meat, dairy, eggs, bakery, honey, maple syrup, salsa, popcorn and other farm products directly from the people who produce them.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire

9am-4pm Sat. Feb. 10

Banbury Art Crawl 9th Annual

Since 2008, artists have selling paintings, pottery, sculpture, stained glass, jewelry, woodworking, photography and so much more. Look forward to perusing works from over one hundred artists and vendors. Fun few days for family, friends and kids to stop by and be able to purchase art from vendors. There will be kid classes available, dance studio shows and food.

Banbury Place, Building 13 800 Wisconsin St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-noon Sat. Feb. 10

Beginning Quilting

Learn classic quilting techniques by making a classic patch, three versions of the Friendship Star block, and make a double-sided table runner for your home or a gift. It sounds like a lot of quilting fun, but the classes do run for three hours each session.

Arts Coming Together: School of the Arts 107 Wilson Court, Menomonie

Cost: $35 (limited to 5 students)

9:45-10:30am Sat. Feb. 10

Tween Yogis

This class is intended to develop the students' practice and build awareness of ones strength both physically and mentally. His is a slow-flowing class incorporating yoga poses and education. Tweens are welcome to join class solo as independence begins to develop. Parents are also welcome to join if the child would be more comfortable.

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

Cost: $10

Age: Ages7-12

10-10:45am Sat. Feb. 10

Youth Art Workshops

Topics include Sculpey Mini Sculptures, Mosaic Masterpieces, Canvas Painting Party, Pop Art, Music Mania, Silly Science, and more.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $8 for residents, $18 for non-residents

Age: Ages 5-7

10am-2pm Sat. Feb. 10

Social Media for Writers

Will focus on tips and tricks to help you use the most popular social media platforms to promote your writing without burning hours of your precious writing time. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Romance Writer. Speaker: Karissa Zastrow, social media manager for new Chippewa Valley literary journal, Barstow & Grand.

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

10-10:50am Sat. Feb. 10

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-4pm Sat. Feb. 10

ArtMobile at Oakwood Mall

The ARTmobile connects children to the visual arts with fun and relevant art projects that have an educational aspect to them.

Oakwood Mall 4800 Golf Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-3pm Sat. Feb. 10

Bird Lover's Valentine Feeder

Create a beautiful heart shaped Valentine for the birds you love. Share the love by hanging this feeder out for winter food for the birds. Includes: twine, heart shaped mold, cranberries, sunflower seed, bird seed & suet.

Green Oasis Gardens 1403 122nd Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

10am-2pm Sat. Feb. 10

23 Native Plants to Know

Knowing about these 23 native plants is essential for any Wisconsinite or homesteader. Learn whether they're edible, medicinal, or if you should stay away in this discussion style class. Instructor: Jan Szalai.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main St. East, Menomonie

Cost: FREE (Registration required)

Age: All Ages

10-11:30am Sat. Feb. 10

Snowshoe and Winter Hike

Bundle up your family and join Mayo Clinic Health System for a free winter hike. A limited number of snowshoes will be available, or you can bring your own.

Lakeside Park Wolske Bay Rd. 724, Menomonie

10am-1pm Sat. Feb. 10

Make a Valentine Pendant, Keychain or set of Earrings

Make a personalized pendant, Keychain or set of Earrings for a loved one. They will fuse your pieces in the kiln so projects will be ready for pick up or shipping on Feb. 13th.

The Glass Orchard 130 Deerfield Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $20/project

Age: All Ages

10am-1pm Sat. Feb. 10

Weekend Brunch With Musical Guest Nick Seeger

Seeger, a staple in the Eau Claire bluegrass scene, will play a mix of fiddle tunes, celtic, and some originals with fiddle and square neck guitar. Stop in for midwestern brunch classics as well as original and classic morning drinks.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15am Sat. Feb. 10

L.E. Phillips Library: Family Storytime

Stories, songs and fun for the whole family, designed to ignite children's language and brain development.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Age 0-6

11am Sat. Feb. 10

Menomonie Polar Plunge

A spectacular sight to see and join! Put on a wacky costume, raise money, and jump in a lake in winter to benefit 1,000 local Special Olympics athletes. Chicken? That's okay. You can still participate by registering as Too Chicken and stay on dry land! Food, music, bonfires, & more. Register online. Free breakfast for plungers at the Silver Dollar from 9am-12pm.

Wakanda Park Wakanda Park Rd. and Pine Ave. E, Menomonie

Cost: Donation information online

Age: All Ages

11am-4pm Sat. Feb. 10

Pop up Restaurant Featuring Fontinalis at Northbound Supply Co.

NYC Chef Brendan Mchale & Musician Ben Lester have teamed together to form Fontinalis, a pop up restaurant serving rustic yet refined lake region food at the ever so curated Northbound Supply Co., an outdoor apparel boutique.

Northbound Supply Co 215 North Barstow St, Eau Claire

11am-2pm Sat. Feb. 10

Learn to Spin Yarn

Learn to spin yarn in this beginner class. We will learn about the spinning wheel and how to turn roving and natural fibers into yarn. Wheels will be provided, but feel free to bring your own if you have one. Not sure if your wheel works? Our very own spin doctor will be here to take a look at it. 4oz of natural roving will be provided.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $40

Age: Ages 16+

11-11:45am Sat. Feb. 10

Little Yogi & Me

Moms & Dads, bring your little ones and let's have some fun. Little Yogi & Me classes make for a fun family outing that incorporates fitness, movement, and education for everyone. This class occurs the second Saturday of each month. You must enroll each person to reserve multiple spaces.

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

Cost: Adults: $10 Kiddos: $5

Age: Ages 3-6

noon-7:30pm Sat. Feb. 10

Valentine's Day Date Package

Celebrate your love at Infinity Beverages Winery and Distillery this Valentine's Day. Package includes a local pairing plate, a bottle of signature wine, and a rose.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $50 a Couple (reservations required)

Age: 21+

1-3pm Sat. Feb. 10

ArtMobile at the Library

The ARTmobile connects children to the visual arts with fun and relevant art projects that have an educational aspect to them.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-2:30pm Sat. Feb. 10

Why to Write - Counting Our Blessings (by Dennis Miller)

Writers call them benchmarks - those important moments that transform your life. To Dennis Miller, the author of 12 books and the producer of 7 films, they are blessings. Learn why as he celebrates 30 years of writing by sharing those precious moments behind his life and books with you. Following the discussion, stay and watch the premiere of the film "What Happened to Brian?"

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

Cost: $7

Age: All Ages

2pm Sat. Feb. 10

UWEC Film Series: Baby Driver

After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.

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

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

2-4pm Sat. Feb. 10

Abstract Wall Art Glass Class

A one-hour abstract wall art class. You will be provided with a white sheet of glass and you will decorate it however you would like using the colorful glass accents provided. Fused projects available for pick up starting Feb. 16th.

The Glass Orchard 130 Deerfield Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Class Fee: $75/parent and child, two children or couple and $35/additional child.

Age: 5+

3-4pm Sat. Feb. 10

Eau Claire Victorian Mansion Tour

Enjoy an hour long tour explaining the architecture and the history of this 1882 Eau Claire gem. Learn about beautiful architectural elements and symbolism with insights and revelations that will fascinate and intrigue.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

3-3:45pm Sat. Feb. 10

Kids First Flight: Kids Aerial Yoga

Your little yogi will be introduced to the aerial hammocks and will have time to explore, create, and mindfully play both structured and independently. Each student will have one-on-one time with the teacher(s) to work with their specific needs. Please arrive 10-15 minutes early.

Sky Yoga 415 1/2 S Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: 6+

4:30-7pm Sat. Feb. 10

Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra: Movie Lovers Extravaganza

Featuring memorable film music, an appearance by the CV Youth Symphony and the winner of the Young Artists Competition.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $28 Adult; $25 Senior; $20 Non-student under age 40; $7 Youth/Student (prices subject to change)

5-9pm Sat. Feb. 10

Live Music by Michael Handler

An inventive acoustic group with notable originals and novel twists on covers. It can be seen in many shapes. Solo, Duo or Trio with a mix of talented artists sharing the stage with Michael in the latter. The guitar and vocals, backed up by a mix of hand drums and/or banjo create a new sound for today's music scene.

Princeton Valley Golf Course 2300 W. Princeton Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-8pm Sat. Feb. 10

Mardi Gras Celebration

New Orleans Cuisine, jazz band, & dancing. Wonderful food, great music and a large dance floor.

Christ Church Cathedral 510 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 per person, $25 per couple, $40 per family-tickets at the church office or Evelyn

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Sat. Feb. 10

Dinner Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher + Josh Gallagher

Jeremy Boettcher has performed music throughout the world. He has toured extensively in S. Carey, traveling throughout the US, Canada, and Europe. Recently, Jeremy finished a residency for Jazz at Lincoln Center in Doha, Qatar. He will be joined by good friend and incredible talent, Josh Gallagher, on the piano.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6-10pm Sat. Feb. 10

Showtime Championship Wrestling

Showtime Championship Wrestling is back with another food drive/night of entertainment. Collecting non perishable food items for Feed My People Food Bank of Eau Claire. New Japan Pro Wrestling/Lucha Underground Star & Olympic Wrestler Jeff Cobb competes against North Carolina's DeAndre Jackson in the Main Event.

Eagle's Club 2588 Hallie Rd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $15 Front Row, $12 General Admission. $2 Discount w/ Non Perishable Food Item Per Ticket

Age: All Ages

6pm Sat. Feb. 10

10th Annual McDonell Mardi Gras Fundraiser

An adult evening of great food, entertainment, music, and games. Evening begins with happy hour, dinner, a king cake, beignets, and more. During dinner there will be a presentation about McDonell schools. Dinner guests are welcome to casino and carnival games. Live music and dancing provided by Troppo Big Jazz. Drawings, games, and more fun.

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

Cost: $45 dinner, $50 raffle, $75 dinner & raffle; $140 dinner & raffle for 2

6:30-8:30pm Sat. Feb. 10

The Paint Shack

A talented social artist will walk you through step by step how to recreate the featured painting. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more! Check our Events calendar on our website thepaintshack.net for featured paintings and prices for the date.

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

Cost: $20-$35 depending on the class, see event calendar on website for specific pricing

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Sat. Feb. 10

IIT's About Time Date Night

A fun Date Night Out with In It Together's Matt and Suzie K. Choose your own adventure to make for a greater connection with your spouse. Tickets include appetizers, live music, wine, and your very own chose your own adventure book.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $40/Couple

7-10pm Sat. Feb. 10

James Ignacio’s CD Release Show

A CD Release Show debuting James’ new album, Making the Most of It, featuring an all-star band with Evan Middlesworth, Jeremy Holt, Zach Brawford, Sue Orfield, Connor Pietrzak, and Sophia Ignacio. Justin Jay Arnold starts the evening off at 7.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9:30pm Sat. Feb. 10

Jeff Ray & Hurricane Harold

Stomp your feet and hang on to your hats, Jeff Ray and Hurricane Harold are bringing their inspired, heart-pounding, sophisticated sound to the WideSpot stage. It's the perfect place to kick up your heels and celebrate Mardi Gras, Wisconsin style.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: $15 Reserved, $18 At the Door (availability not guaranteed)

Age: All Ages

7-11pm Sat. Feb. 10

Dunn County Historical Society - Snow Ball

Featuring live music by The Thundermen, dancing, display of 1950's prom dresses, and more. Pull out your best evening wear and dance the night away. Prizes for best dressed /best 50s an 60s vintage for men and women. Beer and wine for sale.

Dunn County Historical Society 1820 Wakanda Street, Menomonie

Cost: $20 Per Ticket - includes membership to the Historical Society for the year. Already a member? $5.00 per ticket

Age: 18+

7pm Sat. Feb. 10

Live at the Acoustic Cafe: Davey J and Friends

Davey J is familiar to the region as bandleader for the former band leader for the Minneapolis based Jones Tones. In newer musical combos lead by Davey J, you can still hear a full range of sound with influences from blues, rock & roll, reggae, Sun Records style country, and urban folk.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Sat. Feb. 10

"Chasin' Dreams - the 21 Experience" - Hip hop Artist Tour

Twin Cities Hip Hop Artist, TRU SERVA is celebrating 21 years of following the Lord. To celebrate and reflect his journey of faith he released his 7th album - "XXI". This album has a fresh, soulful vibe with some retro tones that will get you in the groove.

Peace Lutheran Church 501 E. Fillmore Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Feb. 10

UWEC Film Series: Baby Driver

After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.

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

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

7pm Sat. Feb. 10

Mardi Gras Themed Dueling Pianos

A Mardi Gras themed party featuring a dueling pianos performance by Piano Fondue. Come dressed up, wear a mask, and take a photo at the selfie station with Mardi Gras themed props. VIP tickets include a choice of 3 appetizers from 6-7pm.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $15 GA, $35 VIP

Age: 21+

7:30-9:30pm Sat. Feb. 10

Kevin Kling and Simone Perrin: Kindly Relying on the Strangeness of Others

Featuring NPR’s All Things Considered storyteller, Kevin Kling’s sharp perspective on the world pairs with Simone Perrin’s music in this humorous and poignant show full of eccentric yet familiar characters. An unforgettable evening of stories and songs.

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

Cost: $23 - $30

7:30-9pm Sat. Feb. 10

Mentalist - Sean Bott

Comedy Mentalist Sean Bott began his love of entertaining crowds growing up on an army base in Saudi Arabia. During this show, handfuls of pocket change will melt, time will travel on watches and smartphones, and more.

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

Cost: Adults $18, Seniors $17, Youth $9

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Feb. 10

CVTG Presents: The Comedy "Out of Order"

The 1991 Olivier Award Winner for Best Comedy of the Year. Richard Willey, a junior government official, plans to spend the evening at the Westminster Hotel with one of the opposition's secretaries. Things go disastrously and hilariously wrong staring the discovery of a body trapped in the window of his hotel suite.

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

Cost: $10-22

8-11:30pm Sat. Feb. 10

Live Music: Jeff White

Playing Waylon, Dylan, Petty, Townes, Waits, Guy Clark, Strait, They Might Be Giants and many more. Wide rhythmic & tonal offerings to drink and dance with.

VFW Post 7232 2900 W Folsom St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8-10pm Sat. Feb. 10

The Flaming Doublewides Present: Muskrat Love at the Mousetrap

Love is in the air at the swamp celebrate Valentine’s Day a few days early as the Flaming Doublewides play some romantic ditties and not-so-tender tunes. Come with a dancing partner or solo.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8pm Sat. Feb. 10

The Big Wu 25th Anniversary Tour

A little crazy and bit by a loon, The Big Wu has been creating music, touring the country, and playing midwest American roots music since 1993.

The Metro 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 advance, $15 at the door

8pm Sat. Feb. 10

Cabin Singer/Songwriter Slam

Winner will receive a paid local talent gig at the Cabin. Performers must arrive before 7:30pm. There is no pre-sign-up, just show up ready to play. All material must be original. During each round, performers will be allowed to play one song, no more. There will be more than one round. No more than 5-minutes of performance.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

8-11pm Sat. Feb. 10

Live at Every Buddy's Bar: VIA + 7's Catacomb

7’s Catacomb is a collaboration of 5 local chippewa valley musicians who all played in cover bands and decided it was time to write originals. Influenced by bands like Metallica, Godsmack, and Motorhead, their music pushes heavy riffs with a storyboard of lyrics. They'll be joined by VIA Doors at 8pm.

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

Cost: $8

Age: 21+

8:30-11:30pm Sat. Feb. 10

Live Music: Scott Kirby

The Sheeley House Welcomes Scott Kirby to their stage! Comedian Don Burnstick describes what Kirby has, simply as "mojo". It's that "mojo” that helped him win first runner up at the Big Top Chautauqua Celebration of Song Festival back in 2009.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Feb. 10

The Big Wu at The Metro

The Big Wu is a rock jam band from Minnesota. The band made a mark on the jam band scene with a reputation for hook-oriented songwriting and as one of the earliest jam bands from the Midwest to achieve some national success.

The Metro 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 advance, $15 day of show

Age: 21+

9pm-1am Sat. Feb. 10

Live Music: Crystal & The Commotion

Crystal and the Commotion featuring vocalist Crystal Dolivo, former Airkraft bassist and 2010 Grammy Nominated artist Peter Phippen, guitarist Scott Milz, and drummer Michael Hucek. Expect great music from the 60’s 70’s 80’s 90’s and today.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

11:59pm Sat. Feb. 10

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Audience members can come dressed as their favorite character and talk back to the screen in this interactive film experience. In this cult classic, sweethearts Brad and Janet stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter.

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

Cost: FREE for students

Ongoing Events For 02/10/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Events with Tickets