Events For 03/17/2018

Sat. Mar. 17

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. 17

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

8:15-9:15am Sat. Mar. 17

Zumba with PS-Get Fit

Zumba fitness with PS-Get Fit, LLC. No experience needed and we can modify for all fitness levels and abilities. Join a great group of women who support one another, have fun, and sweat to burn a lot of calories.

Excite! Wellness Studio 107 N. Bridge Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: Ffirst 3 classes for $5; drop-ins just $5 and punch cards are available

Age: All Ages

9am-1pm Sat. Mar. 17

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-6pm Sat. Mar. 17

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

9am-9pm Sat. Mar. 17

Eau Claire's Birthday Sale Weekend!

All weekend receive 15% OFF ALL "Eau Claire" apparel, art, things, and books at The Local Store Eau Claire's Official Birthday is March 19 and we're turning 146! Join us at The Local Store and Volume One Gallery for a weekend of sales…

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

9am-9pm Sat. Mar. 17

March Madness Basketball Tournament

Each team’s number of games will be determined by the number of teams per division. All teams will get at least 3 games.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $60 per team

Age: Grades 1-5

9am-2pm Sat. Mar. 17

Annual Spring Craft Fair

Arts, Crafts, Vendors and Homemade Concessions. Over 70 Exhibitors. Sponsored by the MACS Music Boosters.

McDonell Area Catholic High School 1316 Bel Air Blvd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $1

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. Mar. 17

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

10-11:30am Sat. Mar. 17

Youth Artist Workshops

Enhance your creativity and arts ability at the YMCA. Each month, a guest artist will lead a small group of students in a project of their own design. An exclusive opportunity to work one-on-one with a talented local creator.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $30, Community $42

Age: All Ages

10am-3pm Sat. Mar. 17

12th Annual Stampede - Stamping and Scrap Booking EXPO

Featuring Make & Takes, Demonstrations, Stamps, Embellishments, Scrap booking ideas, Inks & Papers. Enter the 2017 Stampede card contest. Meet creative expert Donna Sanders. Experience the Card Buffet. Door prizes awarded throughout the day. 9 exhibitors.

Eagle's Club 2588 Hallie Rd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $4

10-10:30am Sat. Mar. 17

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. 17

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-6pm Sat. Mar. 17

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-1pm Sat. Mar. 17

Weekend Brunch with Musical Guest

A farm-focused weekend brunch with live music. The kitchen offers an array of midwestern and other brunch classics, and the stage offers such names as Shane Leonard, Nick Seeger, Mari Carlson, Colin Heshmat, and many others. Visit The Lakely website to see details on who is playing every weekend.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: Music is FREE, consult menu for food prices

Age: All Ages

10am-3pm Sat. Mar. 17

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 Sat. Mar. 17

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

10:30-11am Sat. Mar. 17

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.

noon-2pm Sat. Mar. 17

"In Defense of Food" Movie screening and SEED Library Kick off

"Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." Michael Pollan (The Omnivore’s Dilemma) distills a career’s worth of reporting into a prescription for reversing the damage being done to people’s health by today’s industrially driven Western diet. Patrons can also "Check Out" FREE seeds from the Menomonie Public SEED Library.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

noon-5pm Sat. Mar. 17

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

1-4pm Sat. Mar. 17

St. Patty's Day Fun Run & Sculpture Hunt

Gather your team and dress in your St. Patty's day attire while participating in a scavenger hunt finding sculptures in the local sculpture tour. Take a picture with your team at each sculpture found and see how many your team can find in 90 minute time frame. Enjoy snacks, prizes and your favorite Lazy Monk beverage to follow.

Lazy Monk Brewing, LLC 97 West Madison Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-2:30pm Sat. Mar. 17

Anatomical Circus Series - Inversions

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

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

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

1pm Sat. Mar. 17

Polar Bear Plunge in Bloomer

All proceeds of pledges and sponsorships will go directly towards the purchase of a pontoon boat to give local seniors, Veterans, terminally ill, and others with special care needs a beautiful, relaxing day on the lake.

Lake Como (Public Boat Landing by Lakeshore Drive), Bloomer

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-6pm Sat. Mar. 17

Spring String Art and Felt Flower Bouquet Workshop

Create a beautiful felt flower bouquet and string art mason jar to adorn your home. In these four hour workshops, instructors will first walk you through creating a variety of beautiful and intricate felt flowers to create your bouquet as well as a unique string art mason jar on a rustic stained pallet.

Blue Canvas Art Studio-Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $40

2:30-3pm Sat. Mar. 17

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

3-5pm Sat. Mar. 17

The Berenstain Bears Live

Approved by the authors themselves, The Berenstain Bears live in Family Matters: the Musical is an adaptation of three of The Berenstain Bears' most beloved books. This is appropriate for Mamas, Papas, and Young Cubs of all ages.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20-30; Youth $10 (prices subject to change)

Age: All Ages

4-7pm Sat. Mar. 17

St Patrick's Day dinner

Delicious home made Traditional St Patrick's Day dinner. Corn beef, potatoes, cabbage, carrots, rolls, beverage, and mint brownie.

Fairchild Church of Hope 200 West Main St, Fairchild

Cost: Adults $5 ,kids 12-4yr $2.50, 3yr and under Free

Age: All Ages

4:30-7pm Sat. Mar. 17

St. Patrick's Day Dinner & Raffle

Dinner, raffle & entertainmen. Roast corned beef, cabbage, vegetables, roll, dessert & beverage. Beer available for purchase. Raffle drawn at 7pm. Erin go bragh.

Sacred Heart-St Patrick Parish Center 322 Fulton St, Eau Claire

Cost: Adults, $10; Seniors $9; Children 5-10 $4; Under - Free

5:30-8:30pm Sat. Mar. 17

St Patty's Day Live Music at Northwoods Brew Pub

Get ready for Corned Beef & Cabbage, A throwback St. Patty's Day Walter's Beer and Derek Ramnarace's Americana Vibe with the fiddle flavor added by Julia McConahay. Between the two, they have years of experience performing Americana, Celtic, Blues, Folk, Punk, Country, Indie and that is just the start of it.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages with Parent

5:30-8:30pm Sat. Mar. 17

Dinner Jazz: Trio is Pedali

Trio is Pedali plays a mix of jazz standards along with revamped versions of modern songs from bands like Radiohead, St. Vincent, and Halloween, Alaska. Trio is Pedali is Paul Brandt (keyboard), Eric Thompson (bass), and Colin Carey (drums).

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Sat. Mar. 17

Succulent Planter Workshop

Create your very own succulent garden with the help of our dear friend Amy Schmitz. She will teach you how to arrange and care for your cute little succulents and you'll walk away with a garden you can call your own. Enjoy free coffee during the workshop.

Tangled Up in Hue 505 S. Barstow St., Suite B, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Sat. Mar. 17

St. Patrick's Day Murder Mystery Dinner

Do St. Paddy’s Day in style at the Shakin’ Shamrock (Deb’s). Get rockin’ and rollin' with a full house of Irish lads and lasses, having a good ole time with dinner and dessert... until someone gets murdered. Collect clues, eat like the Irish, and accusing people of murder.

Deb's Café 1120 122nd St., Suite 3, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $30 Individual, $50 Couples

Age: 16+

6:30pm Sat. Mar. 17

Fox & Coyote Performance with Andy Hanson

Join us in the Volume One Gallery for a performance from Minneapolis based Fox & Coyote as they celebrate their new album release. The group has shifted from their singer-songwriter roots to louder, more experimental sounds. They'll also be joined by Eau Claire local Andy Hanson.

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

Cost: FREE

7-9pm Sat. Mar. 17

12th Annual WHYS 96.3fm St. Patrick's Day Celebration

Eau Claire's Shortest Sidewalk Parade leaves WHYS station and parades at 6:30pm to the Acoustic for an evening of Irish music, Janelle Irish dancers, sing-a longs, limericks, jokes & jugband music. Silent Auction/Admission by Donation. All proceeds benefit WHYS 96.3.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: Admission by Donation

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Sat. Mar. 17

The Shillelagh Lads' St. Patty's Day Commemoration Shows

The Chippewa Valley's favorite Irish band bring you 2 shows of song and dance for an inspiring, mug poundin', jig dancin', foot stompin', rollickin' good celebration of the Life and work of St. Patrick.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 at the door

7pm Sat. Mar. 17

Banbury Jam 3

Original artists in an original town. Head to Forage to catch the Paul Tweed Band and the Tommy Bentz Band at the third Banbury Jam event. Doors open at 6pm.

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

7-10pm Sat. Mar. 17

Larry Heagle at The Ivory

Larry Heagle continues to grow as a performer. Audiences love him with only one complaint: "You made me laugh until my cheeks hurt!" Employing both stand up comedy and guitar-backed original tunes as well as hilarious musical send up, not much escapes Heagle's observation.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7:30-9pm Sat. Mar. 17

Barefoot Wonder - Ric Gillman and T. Bruce Bowers

With almost a century of musical experience between them, Bruce Bowers and Ric Gillman bring a wide variety of flavors to the table. From Doc Watson guitar picking to blazing Led Zeppelin electric violin, it’s a musical banquet every night.

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

Cost: Adults $15, Seniors $14, Youth $10.

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Mar. 17

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

7:30pm Sat. Mar. 17

Tyler Farr at the Complexx

Tyler Lynn Farr is an American country music singer and songwriter. Opening acts Lewis Brice and Dawn Marie.

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

Cost: $29 GA, $47 VIP

8pm Sat. Mar. 17

Live Music: Ross William Perry

Blending his blues, rock and jazz influences, Ross has created a sound that is distinctively his own and never fails to impress.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

8-9pm Sat. Mar. 17

Hobbs Observatory Astronomical Series

Programs on various astronomical related topics are presented CVAS members and invited guests. Programs run 45-60 minutes in length. Check the website for upcoming topics. Observing follows programs if skies are clear.

Hobbs Observatory In Beaver Creek Reserve, S1 Cty Hwy K, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE, Dontations accepted

8:30-11:30pm Sat. Mar. 17

St Patty's Day Live Music at The Sheeley House Saloon

Visit the Sheeley House Saloon for Scottish Eggs, Corned Beef and Cabbage and other Irish Fare that will be served all day. Olive Sings will take the stage at 8:30 PM and guaranteed, you'll be tapping your foot and dancing like a leprechaun before you know it.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm-1am Sat. Mar. 17

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 Sat. Mar. 17

Late Jazz: Mike Noyce

Mike Noyce, guitarist/violist from such acts as Bon Iver, S. Carey, and Aero Flynn provides an eclectic set of instrumentals along with the E.C. heavy hitters.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

10pm Sat. Mar. 17

The Shillelagh Lads' St. Patty's Day Commemoration Shows

The Chippewa Valley's favorite Irish band bring you 2 shows of song and dance for an inspiring, mug poundin', jig dancin', foot stompin', rollickin' good celebration of the Life and work of St. Patrick.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 at the door

Ongoing Events For 03/17/2018

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