Events For 03/18/2018

Sun. Mar. 18

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

Sun. Mar. 18

YMCA Teen Workshops

A series of workshops designed especially for teens. This programming will focus on professional development and general life skills. This entry in the series is a concise, informative, and hands-on, interactive workshop about writing your first resume.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $12, Community $20

Age: Teens

Sun. Mar. 18

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

8-11:30am Sun. Mar. 18

French Toast & Pancake Breakfast

You’re invited to enjoy a delicious Breakfast with French Toast, Pancakes, Sausages, Coffee, Juice, and Milk. Grab the kids and enjoy a great breakfast with fellowship. Every third Sunday except December.

Lake Street United Methodist Church Corner of Lake Street & Fourth Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5.50, Kids & Students FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Sun. Mar. 18

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-4pm Sun. Mar. 18

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 Sun. Mar. 18

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-1pm Sun. Mar. 18

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

10am-1pm Sun. Mar. 18

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-4pm Sun. Mar. 18

A Day of Mindfulness

This program will explore many different mindfulness techniques including sitting meditation, mindful walking, mindful eating, being mindful of sound, mindfulness of an object as well as objectless mindfulness.

Hay River KTC Meditation Center N14085 County VV (not W), Ridgeland

Cost: $25 suggested donation

Age: All Ages

10am-3pm Sun. Mar. 18

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

10-11am Sun. Mar. 18

“Music of Resistance” Larry McDonough, Greg Stinson and Richard Terrill

In this “mostly music” service, Pianist/Composer Larry McDonough, Greg Stinson, and Saxophonist/Poet Richard Terrill return to offer contemporary poems and songs from the folk and jazz traditions that instruct and inspire in the pursuit of resistance to power.

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

11:30am-12:30pm Sun. Mar. 18

Intro to Hula Hoop Isolations

Learn how to isolate the hula hoop. Isolations are one of the most visually stunning off the body tricks as you learn to manipulate the hoop and create a beautiful and fun illusion. Learn basic techniques by breaking down the isolation step by step and then progress into variations.

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

Cost: $20

noon-8pm Sun. Mar. 18

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-7pm Sun. Mar. 18

Equine Lessons

Red Tail is offering riding lessons for beginners. More information on Red Tails Lesson Community on Facebook.

Red Tail Arabians, LLC N6093 84-th St, Elk Mound

Cost: $30 for the trial lesson

Age: Ages 5+

1-3pm Sun. Mar. 18

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

1-3pm Sun. Mar. 18

Learn to Crochet

You will learn everything you need to know to get started with this craft perfect for winter. These are four separate dates for you to choose from.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: Ages 16+

1-2:30pm Sun. Mar. 18

Author Visit-David Tank

Menomonie author/photographer David Tank will share his experiences taking the pictures for his popular books, “Postcards from the Past: Then and Now Pictures of Dunn County” and “Postcards from the Past: Then and Now Pictures of Menomonie.”

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE, Books will be available for purchase

1:30-3pm Sun. Mar. 18


Join fellow LEGO fans each month for free building and challenge yourself to our monthly themed build. No registration needed. A family drop-in program.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30pm Sun. Mar. 18

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

2pm Sun. Mar. 18

The Master Singers Concert - Choral Images 2018: Lux Aeterna

Lux Aeterna by composer Morten Lauridsen will be the featured work on the Choral Images Concert. The five-movement work for chorus and orchestra is organized around several Latin texts addressing the idea of light.

First Congregational UCC 310 Broadway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $18 adults, $5 students or by season pass

2:30-3pm Sun. Mar. 18

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 Sun. Mar. 18

Ballroom, Swing and Latin Dancing

A fun afternoon of dancing. There will be a 30 minute beginning dance lesson at 3pm followed by music to practice all your dance steps. All dancers are welcome to attend. Casual attire.

St. Mary's Community Center 1812 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: $10 per person

3-6pm Sun. Mar. 18

Barre to the Bar: Mousetrap Tavern

Lat 44 is taking Barre to the Bar. Your session includes $1 off your first beverage following our session. Come dressed in your St. Patty's best. Barre classes use a combination of postures inspired by ballet to tone, lengthen, and strengthen the body. No experience necessary to attend.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: $15

Age: 21+

3pm Sun. Mar. 18

Film Screening: Our Town Eau Claire in the Volume One Gallery

In celebration of Eau Claire's 146th birthday weekend, join us for a screening of Our Town Eau Claire. This film originally created by Eau Claire Community Television visits various places and businesses around a mid-20th century Eau Claire and shares some our community's great history.

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

Cost: FREE

4:30-5:30pm Sun. Mar. 18

Zumba with Z.Vida Fitness

Z.Vida Fitness has been bringing their passion and flair for Zumba to the Chippewa Valley for over 5 years now. Participants are eager to admit it's like dancing with family.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $6/drop in; $40 unlimited monthly; $25 5-class punch card

5-7pm Sun. Mar. 18

Teen Workshops

This programming will focus on professional development and general life skills. Concise, informative, and hands-on, these interactive workshops will leave you feeling prepared and confident to tackle things like writing your first resume, applying for college, and seeking scholarship/volunteer opportunities.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $12, Community $20

Age: 13+

6-9pm Sun. Mar. 18

Classic Country Sunday Jam

All pickers and singers are invited to perform with or without the hosts, the Chippewa River Band. Back line is provided - please bring your axe. Food and beverage is also available.

Dean & Sue’s Bar & Grill 2002 Midway Rd., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6-9pm Sun. Mar. 18

Eau Claire Lifeline Fundraiser Event

Eau Claire Lifeline is a benefit event in support of Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Education. The event will have a resource fair, live music, speakers, a silent auction, and testimonials. All funds raised will be split evenly between a local organization and a family who recently lost someone to suicide.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 Suggested Donation

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Sun. Mar. 18

Laurie Lewis in Concert

Grammy Award-nominated musician Laurie Lewis will play at the Unitarian Congregation. She has recorded over 20 albums and is now an internationally known singer, songwriter, fiddler, bandleader, producer, and educator. She will also be hosting a workshop from 2-3pm for interested fiddlers.

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

Cost: $15 for concert, $20 for workshop

8:45-10:15pm Sun. Mar. 18

Adult Open Broomball

A drop-in coed program for the adult player (18+). Players divide into teams for pick-up broomball game. Players must have their own helmet. Appropriate footwear to be worn on the ice. Broomball sticks and balls provided.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $6 Per Person or City Pass (2 Punches)

Age: Adults 18+

8:45-10:15pm Sun. Mar. 18

Adult Open Hockey

A drop-in coed program for the adult hockey player (18+). Skaters divide into teams for pick-up games. Players must have full equipment. Goalies skate for free. Sunday and Wednesday nights; October 11 - March 28. 8:45pm-10:15pm. No play on 11/22, 12/24, and 12/31. Hobbs Ice Arena.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $6 per person, or City Pass (2 punches)

Age: Adults 18+

10pm Sun. Mar. 18

Mousetrap Open Mic

Downtown Eau Claire's Sunday night entertainment hosted by Peter Diedrick. Drums and amps available. Start at 10pm or after the Packer game. Check Facebook for more information.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

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