Events For 02/16/2018

Fri. Feb. 16

Chippewa Youth Hockey Tournament

With two full sheets of ice, full concession stand, heated viewing area and more. See contact info for additional details or to learn how to register a team. Different age brackets compete during different weekends. Check the online schedule for a complete list of who plays and when.

Chippewa Area Ice Arena 839 First Ave., Chippewa Falls

9-11:30am Fri. Feb. 16

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. 16

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

10-10:50am Fri. Feb. 16

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. 16

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. 16

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

10am-6pm Fri. Feb. 16

Stuffed Animal Sleepover & Pajama Storytime

Children are invited to leave one of their stuffed animal friends to “sleepover” at the library on Friday night (drop-off 10am-6pm). On Saturday morning, everyone can enjoy a pajama storytime and short picture slideshow of what the animals did during their “sleepover.”

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15am Fri. Feb. 16

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

10:30am-10:50pm Fri. Feb. 16

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. 16

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. 16

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. 16

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. 16

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+

noon-8pm Fri. Feb. 16

Choix Roses: les Deux

Discover floral wonders both romantic and gothic in beautiful artwork of bouquets, botanicals, roses and rose inspired art that spans the Age of Enlightenment to today. Experience authentic art that questions beauty and values, or just enjoy four spacious rooms of flowers.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Fri. Feb. 16

Bread and Roses

Inspired by Rose Schneiderman who said, “The worker must have bread, but she must have roses, too." encouraging everyone to think beyond just survival and to believe we should have art too. Enjoy illustrations by fashion designers like Betsy Johnson, Yves Saint Laurent, Ricardo Tisci, Karl Lagerfeld and more.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-6pm Fri. Feb. 16

Kids from Wisconsin Auditions for the 50th Tour

The KIDS from Wisconsin have begun their search for the most talented performers. Instrumentalists and vocalists/dancers should apply online for a spot at the annual February auditions. Seeking 35 Performers including singer/dancers, and instrumentalists (percussion, piano/synth, guitar, bass, trombones, trumpets, and woodwinds).

Haas Fine Arts Center 121 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: Free for college students or $20/applicant

Age: 15-20

3pm-4:30am Fri. Feb. 16

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+

5-9pm Fri. Feb. 16

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. 16

Celebrating Women's Right to Vote

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the crafting of the 19th Amendment: Women's Right to Vote. Candidate Information, Voter Registration, and Information on helping others get IDs. Sponsored by AAUW.

The Informalist (At The Lismore) 205 S. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-9:30pm Fri. Feb. 16

Lifeguard Training

Learn the skills to recognize, prevent, and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course certifications include Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer (valid 2 years).

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member: $185, Community: $225

Age: Ages 16+

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Feb. 16

Live Music: Nick Hensley

Nick Hensley’s Love Songs For Angry Men has maintained a full schedule since 2002, averaging more than 200 shows a year. He has shared the stage with several national-level acts.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages with parent

5:30-9:30pm Fri. Feb. 16

Lifeguard Training

Learn the skills to recognize, prevent, and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course certifications include Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer (valid 2 years).

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $185, Community $225

Age: 16+

5:30-9:30pm Fri. Feb. 16

Water Safety Instructor Training

Water Safety Instructor (WSI class) is an American Red Cross training that teaches participants how to lead swimming lessons. This class includes classroom and water-based instruction on how to teach swimming techniques and water safety.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $225, Community $275

Age: 16+

6-8:30pm Fri. Feb. 16

Cooking for Singles/Solos/Unos

Chef Jodi is bringing a class to Forage for all the single people out there. Prepare a meal together while learning some kitchen safety and knife skills, and then sit down to enjoy our creations with foodie friends and conversation.

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

Cost: $60

6:30-10:30pm Fri. Feb. 16

The Giving Gala 2018

A fun evening filled with live music, dancing, food, and drinks that benefits three local nonprofits: Junior League, the YMCA, and Girls on the Run of the Chippewa Valley. There will be informal dance lessons, beer and chocolate tasting with Modicum Brewing and The Affogato. Ticket includes everything.

The Lismore 333 Gibson Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $40 for ages 21-35; $60 for ages 36+; $100 for a couple; $400 for a table

Age: 21+

7-10pm Fri. Feb. 16

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+

7-10pm Fri. Feb. 16

Live Music: The Other Brothers

David Schrader (Sue Orfield Band), Barry Wells (Wheelhouse) 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.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Feb. 16

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

7:30-9pm Fri. Feb. 16

Eau Claire County Crime Stoppers 2nd Annual Benefit Concert

Bad Medicine will be performing a tribute to Bon Jovi at the State Theatre in Eau Claire. The 90-minute show will begin at 7:30 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30 p.m.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: For a $10 donation per person you can get tickets at the door!

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Feb. 16

Harmonious Wail

Smoldering vocals laced among the jazzy mandolin and guitar; an infectious blend of continental jazz, swing, gypsy music and melodic vocals. The bouncy rhythm, the delicate music arrangement and good musicianship, popping-hot, double-roasted. The Wail writes a new page in the folk-jazz idiom.

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

Cost: $25 - $30

7:30pm Fri. Feb. 16

The Addams Family: A New Musical Comedy

Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a good family. Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done before – keep a secret from his wife, Morticia.

Menomonie High School 1715 5th St. W., Menomonie

Cost: $3 students and seniors; $5 adults

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Feb. 16

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

9pm-1am Fri. Feb. 16

Live Music: Contradiction

Contradiction plays rock & country music.

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

Volume One presents - Best Night

Ongoing Events For 02/16/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Events with Tickets

tickets are available online

See all at VolumeOneTickets.org »