Events For 03/30/2018

Fri. Mar. 30

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. 30

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

9am-4pm Fri. Mar. 30

Govin's Lambing Barn

Come see and hold all the farm babies at Govin's. We have lambs, chicks, piglets, goats, alpacas and more. It may even be possible to see a birth while you are here. We also offer pony rides, face painting, wool spinners and crafts. Lunch & snacks available.

Govin’s Meats & Berries N6134 670th St, Menomonie

Cost: $7.75/person & children under 24 months are free.

Age: All Ages

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

Cardboard Construction

Failsafe will convert into a fort-building space, full of cardboard, MakeDo Kits and all the necessary items to create some huge and innovative structures. Feel free to stop in anytime to join in the architectural fun.

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

Cost: FREE with admission

10:15am Fri. Mar. 30

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. 30

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

11-11:30am Fri. Mar. 30

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. 30

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. 30

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-8pm Fri. Mar. 30

Easter Bunny at Oakwood Mall

There's an egg-ceptionally wonderful Easter Bunny headed to Oakwood Mall. Take the eggs-press lane and reserve your place in line online. Bring your furry (or not so furry) family members to meet the Easter Bunny for Pet Night on 3/26.

Oakwood Mall 4800 Golf Rd, Eau Claire

2:30-3pm Fri. Mar. 30

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. 30

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+

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

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. 30

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. 30

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

5-8pm Fri. Mar. 30

Final Fridays Studio Crawl

The AFS Artisans welcome you to come and stroll through our entire building. Interact with over 40 creators and see what talent is created within the walls of Artisan Forge and beyond.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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

Live Music: Badfingers Mark Healy

Since 1967 Mark Healey has been rocking out on his bass guitar when he performed with "Essentially" a Beach Boys cover band. Of course then he had no what road his guitar would lead him down.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages with parent

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

Dinner Jazz: '58 Belvedere

'58 Belvedere is a trio performing original compositions by Dean Granros (guitar) and group improvisation. The raw edge of Granros' guitar combined with the extraordinary drum and bass team of Dave Power and Pat Keen provides a new and unfiltered take on the idea of the jazz power trio.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Fri. Mar. 30

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+

6-10pm Fri. Mar. 30

Tunnel of Oppression

The Tunnel of Oppression occurs on campus every semester and is hosted by the Peer Diversity Educators. The goal of the event is to promote understanding and respect for all people of all identities. This semester, the theme is "Societal Hierarchy of Human Life." There will be three rooms which small groups travel through and learn about the true cost of healthy living, homelessness, and the prison industrial complex.

University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, Eau Claire

7-10pm Fri. Mar. 30

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+

7pm Fri. Mar. 30

Live at the Acoustic Cafe: Wandarlie

Performs folk and cover songs with soul and emotion. Wandarlie has two musicians, Wanda Miller (vocalist) and Charlie Walters (Guitarist), both lifelong musicians that live in the Eau Claire area. They formed the band in August 2016. You will see them performing at various venues in Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. Mar. 30

Larry Past at Infinity Beverages

Larry Past playing a selection of acoustic folk/rock/americana covers and originals.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7-10pm Fri. Mar. 30

Live Music: Sandra on the Keys

Come join Sandra for an evening of relaxing piano music. Wonderful atmosphere to relax and chat. Enjoy some great hand crafted beverages.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-9pm Fri. Mar. 30

Live Music at Raw Deal: Take2day

T2D4 is a musical quartet made up of Dale Freberg, David Kile, Barbara Lyon, & Patrick Pesek-Herriges. They play music that crosses the lines of genre, mixing up the funk and the pop-and-roll, jazzing up folkies and the Beatles, too.

Raw Deal 603 S. Broadway St., Menomonie

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

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. 30

Captain Andy's Comedy Hypnotic Cruise

Enjoy a comedy hypnotic show with audience participation and go on a tropical cruise with Captain Andy. Meal starts at 5pm.

The Moose Lodge No 1408 3606 Curvue Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 meal included

Age: All Ages

7:30-10pm Fri. Mar. 30

Chippewa Valley Jazz Orchestra: Friday Funktacular Backstage Show!

The Funktacular Backstage Show is a tribute to the great horn bands of the1970s and 1980s. Featuring music from Tower of Power, Earth, Wind & Fire and many, many more, this show is guaranteed to get you up on the floor and dancing.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 advance, $20 GA, $5 youth/student

8-11pm Fri. Mar. 30

Greater Than 3

Live music at Stones Throw. Greater Than Three featuring Darri Senn, Denny Menter, and Tim Coughlin.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

9pm Fri. Mar. 30

Live Music at O'Leary's: Rattle Can Red

Enjoy some live music at O'Leary's from Rattle Can Red, a new band on the block.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Fri. Mar. 30

Lavender Daughter | Boats And Bridges Live At The Plus

Lavender Daughter is a 4-piece indie surf grunge band based out of the Twin Cities. They enjoy long walks on the beach, pina coladas, and a nice shaky tremolo. Their debut self-titled LP was released in late September 2017. Guest opening act, Eau Claire's own- Boats And Bridges.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 03/30/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Events with Tickets