Events For 03/09/2018

Fri. Mar. 9

Eau Claire Figure Skating Competition

Individual events including long and short programs to music, spins , jumps, compulsory and artistic events are included. Scheduled events vary throughout each day. Visit online for details.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to attend, Entry deadline Jan. 31st

Fri. Mar. 9

2nd Annual Midwest Weirdfest

Midwest Weirdfest returns to downtown Eau Claire for its second annual celebration of the fantastic, frightening, offbeat, and just plain weird. . Go on a twisting, terrifying, weird, and at times hilarious journey through the cutting-edge of this season's original horror, sci-fi, underground, and documentary films.

Micon Downtown Cinema 315 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: $55 for a full pass, $15 for Friday, $25 for Saturday, $25 for Sunday

Fri. Mar. 9

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

5am-10pm Fri. Mar. 9

Family Friendly Fridays and Flick & Float

On the second Friday of every month, members can bring a community member to the Y for free all day long. Community members are welcome to enjoy the Flick & Float movie in the small pool (6:30 PM) and try a family activity in Hobbs Gym (5:30-7pm).

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9-11:30am Fri. Mar. 9

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.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $4/child

10am-6pm Fri. Mar. 9

Quilt Show

Quilts on Display, Vendors, Bed Turnings, Food, Demos by Club Members and Special Guests, Club Boutique featuring gently used items and fabric bundles.

Augusta Senior Ctr 616 W. Washington Street, Augusta

Cost: Admission $3

10-10:30am Fri. Mar. 9

Super Space Quest (Planetarium Show)

Visitors will lie down under the stars and travel through all of the planets in our galaxy. 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 admission

10:15am Fri. Mar. 9

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. Mar. 9

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. Mar. 9

Super Space Quest (Planetarium Show)

Visitors will lie down under the stars and travel through all of the planets in our galaxy. 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 admission

11-11:30am Fri. Mar. 9

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. Mar. 9

Parachute Games

Kids ages 3 and up will enjoy jumping, dancing, moving, 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: Ages 3+

noon-1pm Fri. Mar. 9

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-5pm Fri. Mar. 9

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 - Art and Wine 200 Main St., Eau Claire

noon-8pm Fri. Mar. 9

2018 USA College Curling Championships

The Eau Claire Curling Club is the host for the 2018 USA College Curling Championships. This is a United States Curling Association sanctioned event. The top 16 college curling teams in the United States are invited each year to the national championship event.

Eau Claire Curling Club 5530 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: Cash payment from observers

Age: All Ages welcome

2:30-3pm Fri. Mar. 9

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

3pm-4:30am Fri. Mar. 9

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.

Dancers Studio 800 Wisconsin St. (Banbury Place, Building 13 - Room 122), Eau Claire

Cost: $40 per month

Age: 18+

4-7pm Fri. Mar. 9

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

4-5:30pm Fri. Mar. 9

The Road Less Traveled: Medicine, Gender, and the NFL

Sonia Ruef , Assistant Athletic Trainer with the Pittsburgh Steelers will lead a dicussion about her experiences working in the National Football League and how the gender barrier is changing in professional sports.

University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, Centennial Hall, Room 1614 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

4:30-7:30pm Fri. Mar. 9

Knights of Columbus Fish Dinner

All you can eat Boiled Salmon, Baked Fish, Fried Fish, Boiled Red Potatoes, Baked Potatoes, Buttered Carrots, Boiled Onions, Creamy Cole Slaw, Rye Bread, Pudding, Coffee and Milk.

St. Joseph Parish 910 Wilson Ave, Menomonie

Cost: Adults: $11, Seniors: $10; Take outs: $9; Children 4-11: $.75 per year/ 3 and under: free.

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Fri. Mar. 9

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.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $4 per person; Family of 5+ $20 Max

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Fri. Mar. 9

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

5-8pm Fri. Mar. 9

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

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Mar. 9

Live Music: joe g.

joe g. combines Americana, folk, and pop musical styling with raw, personal lyrics that he hopes resonates with a broad audience. His originals focus on everything from love to pain, joy to sadness.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages with Parent

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Mar. 9

Late Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher Trio

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.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Fri. Mar. 9

Calen Sidhevair of Westernesste

A group for the study and celebration of magical practices on an eclectic, Pagan, spiritual path. Westernesste contributes to the growing movement of Earth-loving religions. They focus on the respect of our Earth, the guidance of human potential, and the realization of responsible personal freedoms.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation 421 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

6-8pm Fri. Mar. 9

Learn to Knit

This class is for beginners who want to learn the basics. Each student will learn everything you need to know to get you started and receive 10% off your entire store purchase the day of the class.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: Ages 16+

6-8pm Fri. Mar. 9

Making Lumpia (Filipino Egg Rolls)

Making your very own pork and vegetable lumpia from scratch, along with sweet and sour sauce in this hands on class. You'll also learn how to make pancit bihon (Filipino noodle dish with chicken, shrimp, and vegetables). Enjoy mango ice cream for dessert. Recipes will also be provided.

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

Cost: $55

6:30-8:30pm Fri. Mar. 9

Opening Reception For Phy-Psy-Cal by Lukas Carlson

Phy-Psy-Cal is an exploration of the body, mind, and spirit. Human personality and its psyche remain visually unseen in the world. Figures are disassembled, reassembled, repeated, and exaggerated to bring the physical and the psychological together.

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

7-10pm Fri. Mar. 9

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. Mar. 9

Live Music: Larry Past

Larry Past performs completely acoustic at The Ivory Piano Bar, performing songs by artists such as Leonard Cohen, the Beatles or Death Cab For Cutie, or his own songs off of his Calling CD, LP3 EP.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7-9pm Fri. Mar. 9

Arrivals and Departures

Who doesn't love people-watching at the airport? This full-length play has 12 short scenes that tell the stories of various travelers in an airport. Some stories are serious, but most times, all you can do is laugh.

Valleybrook Church 412 S Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: By donation. (This is a fundraiser for Fierce Freedom; suggested donation is $10.)

Age: 10 +

7pm Fri. Mar. 9

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 - Eau Claire 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Mar. 9

UWEC Film Series: Coco

Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.

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

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

Age: Rated PG

7-10pm Fri. Mar. 9

JimBob at the Tasting Lounge

Featuring live local music every Friday night at the Infinity Beverages Winery and Distillery Tasting Lounge this evening we will have the duo JimBob her playing an assortment of oldies, bluegrass and rock.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7pm Fri. Mar. 9

Music & Memory Benefit Concert

Benefit concert for the new Music & Memory Club featuring local artists Nici Peper and Justin Jay Arnold.

UWEC Schofield Auditorium 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 GA, $8 for youth, faculty, or UWEC students

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Mar. 9

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. Mar. 9

ECCT Presents: The Addams Family Musical

Meet The Addams Family: Uncle Fester, Gomez and Morticia, their children Wednesday and Pugsley, and their servant, Lurch. Base don the 1960's TV series, this campy musical is full of zany satire and screwball comedy along with a healthy dose of Marx Brothers' slapstick.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $8 Youth, $14 Student, $20 Seniors, $22 Adult

7:30pm Fri. Mar. 9

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

7:30pm Fri. Mar. 9

CVTG Presents: Driving Miss Daisy

Sharp-tongued widow Daisy Werthan is informed by her son that she must rely on the services of a chauffeur. He hires a thoughtful black man, who Miss Daisy regards with disdain at first. Over twenty five years, however, the two grow dependent on each other in this Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

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

Cost: $23 adults/seniors; $10 youth/military

8pm Fri. Mar. 9

Live Music: Thompson Springs

Thompson's Spring's newest EP, Fond Regards, was recorded to analog tape in Madison, WI in 2017. The hazy sounding EP features Pat Sansone (Wilco, Autumn Defense), frequent collaborator Rob Laakso (Kurt Vile and the Violators), and Sydney friend Maia Marsh.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

8pm Fri. Mar. 9

Acoustic Round

Acoustic Round at Stones Throw featuring Madi Marie, Jackson Taylor, and Drew Davis.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

8:30-11:30pm Fri. Mar. 9

JFT 'Lite' - Fun Classic Rock

Performing 'The Greatest Hits of All Time' with the audience determining the music played by selecting favorites from song sheets. Fun and interactive. Every show is different. Covers made famous by U2, Johnny Cash, Billy Idol, John Melencamp, Tom Petty, Neil Diamond, The Kinks, Led Zeppelin, Rolling Stones and many more.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm-1am Fri. Mar. 9

Live Music: Bumblefist

Bumblefist's motto is to “rock at random”, going from Bon Jovi to Seether to P!nk to Jackyl then round it out with selections from Heart, Buckcherry, Collective Soul, Journey, Ozzy, Katy Perry, Kings of Leon, Lita Ford, Kid Rock, No Doubt, The Offspring, Megadeath, and many more.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm-1am Fri. Mar. 9

Irie Minds with Left Wing Bourbon

Minnesota-based reggae/rock band Irie Minds and Wisconsin's very own Left Wing Bourbon will be sharing a night of great music and even better vibes/ Jam out to some of the grooviest tunes the Midwest has to offer.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Fri. Mar. 9

Punk Show at the Plus

All ages punk show at the Plus featuring New Rocket Union (Garage punk from MSP), LOi!L Pride (ec Oi!/Street Punk), and special guests.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: Cover charge tba

Age: All

9pm Fri. Mar. 9

Vinyl Nights: Mabis

With DJ Mabis, you'll hear classics that you adore, but expect a heavy dose of soulful surprises from the fresh epoch. Don't forget, our Late Night Happy Hour runs from 9-11, with half off taps for your tasting pleasure.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Ongoing Events For 03/09/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Events with Tickets