Events For 02/23/2018

Fri. Feb. 23

Chetek Winter Fest

Chetek's yearly winter extravaganza featuring a snowmobile race, music, bonfire to follow, poker run, pancake feed, snowshoe/cross country, and a scavenger hunt. There is an Ice rink available all day and kid's activities.

Lake Chetek Lakeview Drive, Chetek

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

Fri. Feb. 23

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

Fri. Feb. 23

40th Annual Home & Garden Show

Features over 150 exhibitors, educational seminars, and a chance to win your dream outdoor kitchen and patio. Tickets are on sale until Feb. 16th at Gordy's Market (Eau Claire, Chippewa Falls, Augusta, & Osseo locations), Green Oasis, & the Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association office.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $6 through Feb 16th, $8 at the Door, $12 for a weekend pass (available at the door)

8am-3pm Fri. Feb. 23

YMCA Gymnastics All Day Open Gym

These special open gyms are for days off from school. Full-day (8:30 AM-3:00 PM) and half-day (8:30-11:00 AM or 12:00-3:00 PM) options are available. This program includes craft activities, and the full-day option also offers lunch.

YMCA Tennis Center 229 Moore St., Eau Claire

Cost: Member: $20, Community: $30

Age: All Ages

8:30-11am Fri. Feb. 23

Babysitter Training

This class will provide participants with the information and skills necessary to provide safe and responsible care for children. Participants will learn and practice skills in these six critical areas: leadership, safety, age-appropriate activities, basic care, First Aid, and professionalism.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member: $40, Community: $60

Age: Ages 10-15

8:30-11am Fri. Feb. 23

Babysitter Training

This class will provide participants with the information and skills necessary to provide safe and responsible care for children. Participants will learn and practice skills in these six critical areas: leadership, safety, age-appropriate activities, basic care, First Aid, and professionalism.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $40, Community $60

Age: Ages 10-15

9-11:30am Fri. Feb. 23

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-4pm Fri. Feb. 23

Winter Camp

Ever wonder what camp looks like when it's covered in snow? Winter Camp is a great opportunity for youth to spend their February break enjoying winter activities such as snowshoeing, tubing, drinking hot chocolate, and warming up by the fire. Transportation provided. Two night over night camp.

Camp Manitou 27960 137th Street, New Auburn

Cost: Member: $120, Community: $160

Age: Grades 2-7

9am-9pm Fri. Feb. 23

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

9:30am-3:30pm Fri. Feb. 23

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. Feel 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-5pm Fri. Feb. 23

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

10:15am Fri. Feb. 23

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. 23

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. Feb. 23

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. 23

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. 23

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. 23

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. 23

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

1:30-2:30pm Fri. Feb. 23

Family Bingo

The whole family can drop-in on this no-school day and play BINGO for fun and prizes.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3pm-4:30am Fri. Feb. 23

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+

4-7pm Fri. Feb. 23

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. Feb. 23

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. 23

Friday's Untapped: Summer Shandy Release

Leinie Lodge Friday's Untapped begins again in January. Each Friday until 2/23, Leine's will have events, specials and/or new beers. Join Leine's as they tap the first keg of Summer Shandy for the season. Event includes snacks, prizes and live music by the Big Deeks.

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

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Feb. 23

Live Music: Nici Peper

A rootsy, Americana Folk singer-songwriter influenced by the tradition of classic storytellers. She's been described as vintage and soulful, and her lyrics are open and honest. She writes of love, heartbreak and her dreams; exposing her inner souls to the world within her lyrics and music.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages w/parent

6-8pm Fri. Feb. 23

Cooking Broth-Based Soups

End these cold winter months learning about broth soups. Learn some tricks of the trade and some of Chef Jodi’s secrets that you can turn to for many winters ahead. Learn how to produce the most full-flavored soups and at the end of the class enjoy a soup smorgasbord.

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

Cost: $55

7-10pm Fri. Feb. 23

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. 23

Live at the Acoustic Café: Two Frets Up

Neither John Utphall & Larry Radle are new to music, both accomplished musicians, John with his fiddle & keyboard and Larry with vocals & guitar. John adds his jazz blues feel and sound to the violin and keys, and Larry his country soft rock, together making a unique full sound for a Duo.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

7-9pm Fri. Feb. 23

School of Rock (The Musical)

Based on the cult film and with a rocking new score from Andrew Lloyd Webber, School of Rock follows slacker Dewey Finn as he turns a class of straight-A students into an ear-popping, riff-scorching, all-conquering rock band.

Chippewa Falls High School 735 Terrill Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10 adults, $6 students/seniors

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Feb. 23

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. 23

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

7:30-10pm Fri. Feb. 23

The University of Wisconsin Varsity Band

The Wisconsin Band maintains a high profile among musicians and Badger enthusiasts throughout the state and region. The Varsity Band is part of this program, providing performance opportunities for University students during the winter and spring, culminating in its annual extravaganza at the Kohl Center.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

7:30-9:45pm Fri. Feb. 23

Menomonie Theater Guild: Company!

Company! is a landmark concept musical revolving around the institution of marriage and relationships, exploring the dynamics, challenges and benefits from many perspectives. Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth.

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

Cost: $20 General Admission/$18 seniors, students, military

Age: mature audiences

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