Events For 02/24/2018

Sat. Feb. 24

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

Sat. Feb. 24

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

Sat. Feb. 24

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 Sat. Feb. 24

Distance Running Course

Learn the ins and outs of marathon training through weekly 50-minute lectures covering wellness theory and running-related topics. Then try out what you learned during the Saturday running sessions.

UWEC McPhee Strength & Performance Center 509 University Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $150

8-10am Sat. Feb. 24

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

8:30-10:30am Sat. Feb. 24

Shake it to End Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Zumba Party

Have fun dancing Zumba style while helping 3 Menomonie boys with their fight to end Duchenne muscular dystrophy. The event is free but donations are accepted and appreciated. All proceeds go to Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy and are 100% tax deductible.

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

Cost: Event is FREE, donations accepted

9am-4pm Sat. Feb. 24

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

9-10am Sat. Feb. 24

In the Gallery: Saturday Morning Yoga

Saturday morning yoga in the Oxbow Gallery. Find yourself at The Lakely to experience an expansive brunch menu afterwards, enjoy a drink, and kick back while listening to lively instrumental tunes from some of top-tier musicians tge community has to offer.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

9am-1pm Sat. Feb. 24

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. 24

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

9am-9pm Sat. Feb. 24

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

9-10:30am Sat. Feb. 24

Community Breakfast for The Salvation Army Hygiene Hub

Hundreds of families are helped through The Salvation Army's "Hygiene Hub". Supplies are always needed. Have fun helping people in our community by giving Personal Care, Household Care, Baby Care items when you come to enjoy free breakfast and music with family and friends hosted by LIFT Ministry of The Salvation Army.

The Salvation Army - Bread of Life Center 2211 South Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE - Bring an item to help stock the shelves of the "Hygiene Hub"

Age: All Ages

9:30am-3:30pm Sat. Feb. 24

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-4pm Sat. Feb. 24

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. 24

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 Sat. Feb. 24

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-4pm Sat. Feb. 24

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

noon-8pm Sat. Feb. 24

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 Sat. Feb. 24

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

1-2:30pm Sat. Feb. 24

Ice Age Trail Snowshoe Hike

Ice Age Trail Alliance and Mayo Clinic Health System team up to present a snowshoe hike for the family. Explore the Ice Age Trail and surrounding area. Snowshoes available to borrow; enjoy hot drinks, refreshments, and a bonfire afterwards.

Obey Interpretive Center at the Chippewa Moraine Ice Age Unit 13394 County Highway M, New Auburn

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3-6pm Sat. Feb. 24

Henry's Birthday

An annual event to raise funds for Chippewa Humane & Bob's House for Dogs. Henry who is an umbrella cockatoo will be present until 4pm. There will be a Chinese raffle. Anyone who would like to donate to the animals or a raffle prize please contact Pam.

Butch & Jackies Bateman Tavern Hwy X, Chippewa Falls

Cost: Please bring a donation

7-9:30pm Sat. Feb. 24

Dan Newton's Cafe Accordion Orchestra

This group performs an eclectic mix full of French flare, Latin heat and Bohemian attitude. Their music is injected with good humor and expressive abandon.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: $20 Reserved, $23 At the Door (Availability not guaranteed)

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Feb. 24

Live at the Acoustic Cafe: Eggplant Heroes

Eggplant Heroes is Americana collaboration among Duffy Duyfhuizen, Max Garland, Joel Pace, Olaf Lind, Caleb Horne, Dan Zerr, and Lucas Fischer. Mixing original tunes with songs by others that we like to play, EPH tries to bring a rich and eclectic musical experience.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Feb. 24

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 Sat. Feb. 24

Chippewa Valley Jazz Orchestra: Guest Artist Dick Oatts

Iowa-born Dick Oatts is widely considered among the truly great alto saxophone players working today. His credits include playing with such titans as Mel Lewis, Thad Jones, Bob Brookmeyer, Tito Puente, Sara Vaughn, Mel Torme, and so many more.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 Advance; $20 Day of Show; $5 Student; Buy Tickets

8:30-11:30pm Sat. Feb. 24

Live Music: Jeff White

Jeff White plays Americana/Alt-country 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.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

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