Events For 03/16/2018

Fri. Mar. 16

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

9-11:30am Fri. Mar. 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

10-10:30am Fri. Mar. 16

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-3pm Fri. Mar. 16

Grow Your Own Grass Easter Basket

Grow your own Easter basket and decorate with pussy willow catkins. Make a beautiful spring accent for your home. Class includes a liner, potting mix, grass seed, willow catkins, make a tissue paper butterfly accent, and decorate one hand blown easter egg. You're welcome to bring your own basket, or purchase one. Class lasts 1 hour, come any time during the window.

Green Oasis Gardens 1403 122nd Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: 1 for $10; or 2 for $15

Age: All Ages

10:15am Fri. Mar. 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. Mar. 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. Mar. 16

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.

11-11:30am Fri. Mar. 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. Mar. 16

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. 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-5pm Fri. Mar. 16

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

2:30-3pm Fri. Mar. 16

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. 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.

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

Cost: $40 per month

Age: 18+

3-8pm Fri. Mar. 16

9th Annual Wisconsin Sport Show

Over 150 exhibitors and displays: boats and pontoons; RVs and ATVs; US and Canadian resorts and lodges; hunting and fishing retailers, outfitters, and guides; professional presentations and seminars; dog trainers, kennels and rescues; taxidermists; thousands of dollars in door prizes; concessions; free parking; fun for all ages

Eau Claire County Expo Center 5530 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 Advance Tickets, $9 at the Door, 11 and younger Free

Age: All Ages

4:30-7:30pm Fri. Mar. 16

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. 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. Mar. 16

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. 16

Live Music: Steven John Rindt

Singer/songwriter Steven John Rindt is a finger-style guitarist who utilizes both blues and classical styles to give popular songs from the 60's-current releases a crisp an intriguing sound.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages with parent

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

Dinner Jazz: Josh Gallagher Trio

Josh Gallagher is a native of Eau Claire, WI. In 2002, he went to Berklee College of music in Boston, MA on full scholarship. After two years, he was selected as the pianist in the Brubeck Institute Jazz Sextet where he performed with Bobby Watson, Rufus Reid, Jimmy Heath, and more.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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

Dinner Jazz: Josh Gallagher Trio

Josh Gallagher is a native of Eau Claire, WI. In 2002, he went to Berklee College of music in Boston, MA on full scholarship. He has studied with Geoffrey Keezer, Joanne Brackeen, Hal Crook, Greg Hopkins, Phil Wilson, and Laura Caviani.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Fri. Mar. 16

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+

6:30pm Fri. Mar. 16

Comedy Night: Akeem Woods

Akeem is the funny little brother you always never wanted. His no holds barred comedy style will have you on the edge of your seat reeling from laughter. No topic is safe from discussion whether it be the KKK or the hardships of growing up poor.

Bye the Willow 501 N. High St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10

Age: 21+

7-10pm Fri. Mar. 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+

7-9pm Fri. Mar. 16

The Standup coMedium

You'll cry until you laugh as Psychic Judy Meinen uses humor and blatant honesty to bring Messages of Love and Laughter from your departed ones.

Oxford Theater 1814 Oxford Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: 18+

7pm Fri. Mar. 16

Live at Acoustic Cafe: 7Swing

7Swing is a dance band as well as the perfect band to sit back and relax with. Featuring Cathy Reitz on vocals, a rhythm section and Band and Swing favorites of the 30's, 40's and 50's, along with 3 horns make up the group.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Mar. 16

Davey Jones at the Tasting Lounge

Featuring live local music every Friday night at the Infinity Beverages Winery and Distillery Tasting Lounge. This evening we have the musical styling of Davey Jones playing a blend of blues, rock and roll, roots music, and reggae.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-10pm Fri. Mar. 16

Molly Linton Pianist at The Ivory

Molly Linton, a local pianist, will be performing at the Ivory. Come listen to her soothing, enchanting piano skills while you enjoy some great, old-fashioned themed beverages.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

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

La Banda Morisca :On Tour From Spain

Brings together a mix of flamenco, Andalusian folk music and the musical traditions of the three monotheist religions to create a unique and exciting sound all its own. Combines modern and ancient instruments and dazzling vocals to easily captivate the interests of a broad audience.

Chippewa Valley Cultural Association, Inc., Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: Adults $18, Seniors $17, Youth $9

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Mar. 16

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. 16

Live Music: Soul Symmetry

Soul Symmetry is back at the Stones Throw.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Age: 21+

9pm-1am Fri. Mar. 16

Live Music: The Commotion

The Commotion promotes a high energy, fun atmosphere that will make you want to jump out of your seats and let loose. They play a variety of music starting back in the 60's, rocking and rolling all the way to today's hits including rock, country, pop, and blues music.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Fri. Mar. 16

Indie Improv: Kyle Flater

Kyle Flater (Laarks) performs some ambient indie jams tonight until late.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

10pm Fri. Mar. 16

Live at the Mousetrap: The Fattenin' Frogs

Born out of love for the back roads music of America’s past, The Fattenin' Frogs play rock & roll in its original spirit by cranking up the electricity on the music of the juke joints, hootenannies, medicine shows and tent revivals of yesteryear. The Minneapolis quartet puts their heart and soul into every song.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 03/16/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Events with Tickets

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