Events For 03/03/2018

Sat. Mar. 3

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. Mar. 3

Wisconsin ArtsWest 39

This year 81 artists from 22 communities submitted 144 works to be judged for entry into the show. The juror for the exhibit is Cameron Anderson, an artist and a writer living in Madison, Wisconsin.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8-10am Sat. Mar. 3

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

8am-3pm Sat. Mar. 3

Guy Challenge 2018

Guy Challenge is a place to cut loose, relax, laugh, be well fed, get inspired, encouraged, and challenged. Guy Challenge is a place where you will be armed to be a courageous follower of Jesus in your everyday life. The main speaker is Billy Ramsdell from Colorado Springs.

Landmark Christian Church 4140 126th Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25, Men 25 and Under FREE

Age: 13+

8am-3:30pm Sat. Mar. 3

Bee Keeping 101-Learn the Art of Beekeeping for Hobbyists

If you have heard about the pollinator shortage and want to make a difference, then become a backyard beekeeper. Learn the basics to get started: introductory knowledge about beekeeping and bees, costs associated with beekeeping, time involved and equipment needed.

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

Cost: Friends $40 Nonmembers $45

9am-1pm Sat. Mar. 3

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-5pm Sat. Mar. 3

Sounds of Eau Claire History Harvest

UWEC public history students will help community members convert their stories and artifacts to a digital format. The stories and artifacts gathered during the history harvest event will help historians create online exhibits and collections, which will provide a more complete history of music in Eau Claire.

Chippewa Valley Museum 1204 E. Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

9-11am Sat. Mar. 3

Dr. Seuss' Birthday Party

Interactive games & activities, story time, and an appearance by The Cat in the Hat. Book giveaways. Come dressed as your favorite Dr. Seuss character. Bring a non-perishable food item for the local food pantry.

Chippewa Valley Technical College 620 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-7

9am-noon Sat. Mar. 3

Healthy Kids Day

Allows families to gather and share information on nutrition, health, immunizations, exercise, health care services, chiropractic care, dental hygiene, fire safety, home security and much more. A free family open swim with the inflatable in the pool from 12-1pm. Free Family Cycling Fitness Class.

Chippewa Falls YMCA 611 Jefferson Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30-10:15am Sat. Mar. 3

Maple Syrup Saturday

Explore the maple sugaring tradition. A short inside program, a tour of the sugar bush, tapping a tree, a visit to the sugar shack to see sap boiled down into syrup, and a taste of maple syrup over ice cream. Kids will have a chance to make their very own sumac or elderberry spile to take home!

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

Cost: Friends $3 per Child, $5 per Adult; Nonmembers $4 per Child, $8 per Adult

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. Mar. 3

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 Sat. Mar. 3

17th Annual Chilly Chippewa 1M/5K

Run one or both races. The 5k begins at 10am and the one mile begins at 11am. The races are chip timed by Chicken Chased Timing. Pick up packets as soon as 8:30am. Awards held 11:30am. Complementary chili served inside the school following the race.

Chippewa Falls Senior High School 735 Terrill St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $20 before race day, $25 day of race, $60 immediate families

10-10:30am Sat. Mar. 3

Pop-Up Play

Museum Playologists could pop up anywhere with a fun new challenge for you and your family to enjoy. Exercise your brains and bodies with a variety of action-packed activities.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

10-10:30am Sat. Mar. 3

Moons: Worlds of Mystery (Planetarium Show)

Explore the different moons in our galaxy. You'll see incredible images that will blow your mind. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission.

10am Sat. Mar. 3

Baskets and Brunch at Down to Earth

Enjoy a delicious breakfast brunch served by our Five & Two Cafe staff then plant your Spring hanging baskets. Start with baby plants in your hanging basket and the Down to Earth crew will care for them until pick up time in May.

Down To Earth Garden Center 6025 Arndt Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: $60

10am-6pm Sat. Mar. 3

Pour Painted Easter Eggs

Create/decorate a dozen regular plastic pour painted easter eggs and 1 large Egg. Light snack and beverages.

Arts, Etc. 930 Galloway Street, Banbury Place Building 13, Suite 27, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sat. Mar. 3

Truliving Real Estate Buying & Selling Workshop

From first time home buyers to new construction to finding that perfect hobby farm or land property The Truliving team has extensive experience and wants to simplify and educate. Featuring the top producing TruLiving Team that takes the time to get to know their clients, market their homes and find their next dream properties.

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

10:15am Sat. Mar. 3

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

10:15-11am Sat. Mar. 3

Maple Syrup Saturday

Explore the maple sugaring tradition. A short inside program, a tour of the sugar bush, tapping a tree, a visit to the sugar shack to see sap boiled down into syrup, and a taste of maple syrup over ice cream. Kids will have a chance to make their very own sumac or elderberry spile to take home!

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

Cost: Friends $3 per Child, $5 per Adult; Nonmembers $4 per Child, $8 per Adult

Age: All Ages

10:30-11am Sat. Mar. 3

Moons: Worlds of Mystery (Planetarium Show)

Explore the different moons in our galaxy. You'll see incredible images that will blow your mind. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission.

10:30am-2pm Sat. Mar. 3

Eau Claire Reads Aldo Leopold’s A Sand County Almanac

Celebrate Wisconsin’s Aldo Leopold Weekend by joining a community reading of Aldo Leopold’s A Sand County Almanac. Partake in discussions about the writings, watch videos about Leopold, or step up to the mic and read your favorite passage or share your favorite quote. Includes a 12:30pm screening of Green Fire, an Emmy-winning documentary produced by the Aldo Leopold Foundation.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-1pm Sat. Mar. 3

Learn to Knit Socks

Instructor Cindi Moist will lead intermediate to experienced knitters through a pair of socks using the magic loop technique. This is a three part-class.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 (3 part class; materials NOT included)

Age: adults only

11am-3pm Sat. Mar. 3

Summit Brewery presents Beer & Wing Fest

Another round of Beer & Wing Fest presented by Summit Brewing Company. 10+ wing vendors and 20+ beer vendors. Ticket gets you into the fest, a small beer glass, and sampling of the different beers and wings.

The Complexx (at Wagner's Lanes) 2159 Brackett Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $20 advance, $30 GA

Age: 21+

11am Sat. Mar. 3

ECCT Presents: Junie B Jones is Not A Crook

When Junie B. finds a wonderful pen of many colors, she should be allowed to keep it, right? Because finders keepers, losers weepers. It IS okay to keep it, right? Junie B. Jones is not a crook, or is she? A hilarious and heartfelt tale based on the best-selling book series.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $8 Youth/Student, $14 Seniors/Adult

11-11:45am Sat. Mar. 3

Maple Syrup Saturday

Explore the maple sugaring tradition. A short inside program, a tour of the sugar bush, tapping a tree, a visit to the sugar shack to see sap boiled down into syrup, and a taste of maple syrup over ice cream. Kids will have a chance to make their very own sumac or elderberry spile to take home!

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

Cost: Friends $3 per Child, $5 per Adult; Nonmembers $4 per Child, $8 per Adult

Age: All Ages

noon-2pm Sat. Mar. 3

Sushi Stage 2

This class will include 15 minutes of fish education: how to purchase it, what you’re ordering when you go out to eat, and the different fish in rolls; along with how to cook sushi rice and purchase sushi ingredients. Explore hands-on, cooked and raw applications in making rolls, and there will be plenty of rolls to taste.

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

Cost: $45

noon-5pm Sat. Mar. 3

200 Main Gallery - Patricia Mayhew Hamm and Christy Skuban

An accomplished painter, with a wide and extraordinary body of work. She explores more mixed media techniques than anyone in our region. Her unique works go perfectly with Christy Skuban, who has always enjoyed exploring new mediums to express herself on an artistic level. Her colorful work includes felt making and construction of mixed media wall hangings and sculpture.

200 Main - Gallery & Studios 200 Main St., Eau Claire

12:30-1:30pm Sat. Mar. 3

Paint Saturdays

K-5 students are invited to the Second Floor of the UW-Stout Library on Saturday afternoons to learn the basics of using a variety of media and materials in creative projects taught by UW-Stout pre-service teachers.

University of Wisconsin Stout Library - Second Floor 315 10th Ave E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 5-12 years old

1-3pm Sat. Mar. 3

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. Mar. 3

Anatomical Circus Series - Back Bends

Back bends, splits, inversions. Learn how the major muscles work with supporting muscles and opposing muscles. Practice techniques and use strength building exercises and stretching to build toward the focus of each day.

Moonrise Aerials Studio 800 Wisconsin Street; Banbury Place Building 13, Room 112, Eau Claire

Cost: $30 for single class or $75 for all three

1-3pm Sat. Mar. 3

Needle Felt Bird Class

Everyone loves songbirds. Look at a variety of birds and you can pick the bird you would like to felt into your picture. Frame it with a hoop that will be provided.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: Ages 16+

1:30pm Sat. Mar. 3

ECCT Presents: Junie B Jones is Not A Crook

When Junie B. finds a wonderful pen of many colors, she should be allowed to keep it, right? Because finders keepers, losers weepers. It IS okay to keep it, right? Junie B. Jones is not a crook, or is she? A hilarious and heartfelt tale based on the best-selling book series.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $8 Youth/Student, $14 Seniors/Adult

1:45-2:45pm Sat. Mar. 3

Paint Saturdays

K-5 students are invited to the Second Floor of the UW-Stout Library on Saturday afternoons to learn the basics of using a variety of media and materials in creative projects taught by UW-Stout pre-service teachers.

University of Wisconsin Stout Library - Second Floor 315 10th Ave E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 5-12 years old

2-4:30pm Sat. Mar. 3

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

2-4pm Sat. Mar. 3

Learn to Needle Felt Frogs

Make a pair of toads or frogs. These cuties can be made in a variety of colors, you pick what you would like. Course includes all the materials to make 2 and a toad-ally fun time. Keep one for yourself and give one away or keep both.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: Ages 10+

2pm Sat. Mar. 3

UWEC Film Series: Let the Right One In

Oskar, an overlooked and bullied boy, finds love and revenge through Eli, a beautiful but peculiar girl. English subtitles.

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

Cost: $7 for individual film series membership, $14 for family

Age: Rated R

2:30-3pm Sat. Mar. 3

Pop-Up Play

Museum Playologists could pop up anywhere with a fun new challenge for you and your family to enjoy. Exercise your brains and bodies with a variety of action-packed activities.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

2:45-3:45pm Sat. Mar. 3

Intro to Hooping Workshop

Hula hooping is really good for burning calories, activating your muscles/connective tissue, and having fun. It is a great core and full body workout, can improve your strength, flexibility, hand eye coordination and fine motor skills.

Moonrise Aerials Studio 800 Wisconsin Street; Banbury Place Building 13, Room 112, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

3pm Sat. Mar. 3

Decadent Cabaret 39: Saturday Night

The Decadent Cabaret returns for its 39th iteration with some big changes. Each of three days will feature art installations by Artisan Forge, and performance by the Torch Sisters. Saturday night features music by Skully Jones, Twisted Rhythm, Paint Dry, Contingency, Not Picard, Lizzy Diane, Ronald Raygun, Screemo, FM Down, Venison, Drunk Drivers, Giants of Midgard, DiYDaisy, Fathom, and Distant Friends.

The Metro 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10/day, $25 wristband to attend all three days

Age: Ages 18+

4-8pm Sat. Mar. 3

You Have A Name

An evening for women & teens with a powerful spiritual message about truth and god. wrapped in memorable moments of fun with friends, photos to post, and music to resonate the heart. Sweet food, shopping, and special guests.

Chippewa Valley Bible Church 531 East South Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: Before 2/11 $35. $40 after 2/11

Age: Adult Women

4-6:30pm Sat. Mar. 3

3rd Annual Chili Feed to benefit Eau Claire Adult Special Olympics

FREE Will Offering featuring Culvers Chili and fixings, cheesy garlic bread, assorted cookies, coffee, milk and water. A silent Auction will be held in conjunction with the Chili Feed.

Bethlehem Lutheran Church 2245 Hayden Ave, Altoona

Cost: FREE Will Offering

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Sat. Mar. 3

Enchanted Evening

Cocktails at 5pm. Dinner at 6pm. There will be entertainment, a silent auction, and a live auction. All Enchanted Evening funds raised will create scholarships for our staff to lighten the financial burden of their higher education and to create scholarships for children enrolled in the Grace School-Age Childcare program and Sunsational Summer Camp.

The Florian Gardens 2340 Lorch Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $70

5:30-6:30pm Sat. Mar. 3

Silks & Hammock Flow Workshop

Learn aerial fabric tricks, poses, and transitions from aerial artist Kerri Kiernan. This workshop will emphasize flow and moving fluidly from shape to shape.

Moonrise Aerials Studio 800 Wisconsin Street; Banbury Place Building 13, Room 112, Eau Claire

Cost: $30

5:30-8:30pm Sat. Mar. 3

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

6:30-8:30pm Sat. Mar. 3

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.

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

Cost: $10-$40 depending on the specific class

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Sat. Mar. 3

Elder Blue Jay - Thomas Zachary at Caffe Tempo

Premier Blue's Man Thomas "Elder Blue Jay" Zachary makes his first very anticipated appearance at Caffe Tempo.

Caffe Tempo 315 E Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Sat. Mar. 3

Elder Blue Jay - Thomas Zachary at Caffe Tempo

Premier Blue's Man Thomas "Elder Blue Jay" Zachary makes his first very anticipated appearance at Caffe Tempo.

Caffe Tempo 315 E Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Mar. 3

Live Music: Cattail Moon

This acoustic musical group plays an astounding number of instruments including: guitars, mandolins, fiddles, banjos, ukulele, bodhrans, accordion, bouzouki, bagpipes, pennywhistle, and assorted percussion items. They play fresh takes on classic rock songs, Irish Ballads and several country songs

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Mar. 3

UWEC Film Series: Let the Right One In

Oskar, an overlooked and bullied boy, finds love and revenge through Eli, a beautiful but peculiar girl. English subtitles.

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

Cost: $7 for individual film series membership, $14 for family

Age: Rated R

7:30-9:45pm Sat. Mar. 3

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

7:30-9pm Sat. Mar. 3

Milwaukee Irish Dancers - Watch and Learn Performance

A professional Irish dance group with a modern twist. The Milwaukee Irish Dance Company was formed by Elyse Transon upon returning to Milwaukee after years on the road performing and choreographing for high profile Irish dance groups throughout Europe and the United States.

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

Cost: Adults $13, Seniors $12, Youth $5, Family (2 adults, 2 youth) $30

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Mar. 3

Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra: Landscape Lullabies

Enjoy a repertoire inspired by the Chippewa Valley's natural beauty, featuring Smetana's "The Moldau" and Dvorak's Symphony No. 7

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $28 Adult, $25 Senior, $20 Non-student under age 40, $7 Youth/Student

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Mar. 3

UWEC Theatre: Kingdom Come

A powerful and deeply affecting play about Norwegian immigrant settlers coming to America in the mid-19th century, and the tremendous hardships, both physical and emotional, which they endured. First produced with resounding success at the Milwaukee Repertory Theatre.

Riverside Theatre - Haas Fine Arts Center, UW-Eau Claire 121 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $18

8pm Sat. Mar. 3

40 Fingers at Starr Ave VFW

Classic 60's & 70's rock songs, but only the ones you can dance to, and few 80's-plus favorites. Four voices + 5 instruments = lots of fun and variety for your listening and dancing pleasure. 40 Fingers delivers a classic oldies punch that will have you shaking and shimmying all night long.

VFW Club 305 1300 Starr Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8pm Sat. Mar. 3

Live Music: The Privates

Get in step with the Privates, Eau Claire's newest rockin' dance party.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

8pm Sat. Mar. 3

Live Music: Harbor & Home

An Indie Rock band with rich soulful vocals and tight harmonies the group offers a versatile sound that fits almost any venue. The band originated out of a group of friends that had played music together for several years and finally formed the group in early 2013.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

8:30-11:30pm Sat. Mar. 3

Live Music: Joe g

The Sheeley House Saloon welcomes joe g back to their stage. joe g is a singer/songwriter from Marshfield, WI who combines Americana, folk, and pop musical styling with raw, personal lyrics that he hopes resonates with a broad audience.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Mar. 3

Throttle Clan Presents: Bring on the Heat

Performances by .JayMob, Nigzy Tokes, Jiovanni, Kold Gang, Renagade, K-Holla, DeadBeat Alexander, Johnny CV$H, and Thirty K.

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

Cost: $7

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Mar. 3

Late Jazz: Twin Talk

Twin Talk has been steadily gaining notoriety for their offbeat melodic approach to creative improvised music. Drummer Andrew Green, saxophonist Dustin Laurenzi, and bassist/vocalist Katie Ernst have focused their creative energies on exploring collaborative musical communication.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

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