Events For 05/05/2018

Sat. May. 5

Spring Spectacular Open House

Welcome Spring and the Grand Opening of their new expansion, featuring three new greenhouses, the Mustard Seed Boutique, and the Down to Earth Garden Shop. The Five & Two Cafe has also been redecorated. Open House day features grand opening specials, free food and a raffle for a DTE gift card.

Down To Earth Garden Center 6025 Arndt Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8am-4pm Sat. May. 5

Bee Keeping 102 - You’re a Beekeeper, Now What?

Learn how to properly manage your bee hive while they are foraging and packing away pollen and honey. Topics will include how to perform a hive inspection, managing your hive’s growth, hive swarming, and when to add honey supers. Please bring a bee veil or bee suit as we open an onsite bee hive for examination.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Cost: Friends $40 Nonmembers $45

Age: adult

8:15-9:15am Sat. May. 5

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

8:30-11:30am Sat. May. 5

6th Annual Walk for Hunger Nyre You

The ½ or 2 mile walk raises funds for the Feed A Child Nyre You program that supports hunger through weekend food bags for students in the Altoona School District and the Altoona High School food pantry. Come at 8:30am for children’s activities, silent auction, bake sale, thrift sale, food and fun.

Bethlehem Lutheran Church 2245 Hayden Ave, Altoona

Cost: Free Will Offering

Age: All Ages

9-11am Sat. May. 5

Amazing Eau Claire Cleanup

Downtown Eau Claire partners with City of Eau Claire’s Parks, Recreation, & Forestry Department to present Downtown’s largest community service project! Hundreds of volunteers spend the day cleaning up local river trails, roads, gardens and city lots.

Downtown, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-noon Sat. May. 5

Spring Wildflower Walk

Join UW-Eau Claire professor Joe Rohrer on a guided wildflower tour of the Schmidt Maple Forest. They will provide an up-close and personal understanding of the life histories of the spectacular wildflower bloom at this Nature Conservancy site.

Meet at Beaver Creek Reserve CSC buliding parking lot

Cost: Friends $5 Nonmembers $8.

9-9:30am Sat. May. 5

Serious Circuits

30 minutes heart pounding HIIT circuit training with personal Trainer Emily Balow. Always fun music! Get your sweat on!

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $8

Age: 12+

9am-6pm Sat. May. 5

Springtime UPtown Artisan Market

A huge weekend of art, demos, food, entertainment, conversations and FUN. Artisan Forge Studios Artisans will have their doors open as well as our Gallery being lit up. Bringing artists together in a creative, collaborative environment to expand the culture of arts in Eau Claire.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-2pm Sat. May. 5

Local Indoor Art Market – Art on the Ridge

Enjoy local artisans, crafters, and makeup artistry by Shonna. Displays of original art, handmade crafted items, and vintage electronic items. Door prizes too.

Art on the Ridge 525 Park Ridge Court, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:15am-2pm Sat. May. 5

CPR/AED/First Aid Training

First Aid and CPR / AED courses are designed to teach the basic life support skills needed to render emergency care when needed. The knowledge of what to do in an emergency, and perhaps even more importantly, what not to do could make the difference between life and death or permanent disability.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $70, Community $95

Age: 15+

10am-4pm Sat. May. 5

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. May. 5

Spring & Summer No Bake Paleo Treats

Learn to make no-bake treats for spring and summer. The recipes demonstrated are ideal for low carb, high fat, ketogenic, raw food, and paleo diets, and offer alternatives to their sugary counterparts. Receive samples & recipes. Instructor: Tanya Young.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main St. East, Menomonie

Cost: $10 (Registration required; payment due at time of registration)

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Sat. May. 5

Big Brew Day 2018

To celebrate the American Homebrewers Association's Big Brew Day, Modicum Brewing and the Western Wisconsin Homebrewers Guild will brew a collaboration beer.

Modicum Brewing Company 3732 Spooner Ave Suite A, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

10am-2pm Sat. May. 5

Go Paint Chippewa Valley - Youth Quick Paint and Awards Ceremony

Young painters will have 2 hours to paint the flora, fauna, and folks of Phoenix Park. Awards will be given out starting at 12:30pm. Cash prizes awarded to be awarded by Mel Sundby of Manyfires Art Studio. First Place: $50. Second Place: $30. Third Place: $20. Bring supplies or use theirs.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE; but register by email

Age: 18 and under

10am-3pm Sat. May. 5

Astronomy Day in the Chippewa Valley

Planetarium shows, activities and displays about astronomy for all ages. See a working radio telescope, meteorites, and telescopes. Learn about constellations, radioactivity, and examine the sun using a solar-filtered telescope.

UWEC campus, Phillips Science Hall near planetarium 101 Roosevelt Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-3:30pm Sat. May. 5

Mother's Day Succulent Rose Bowl

Create mom a sweet succulent gift. Class Time: 10-11:30 am, 1-1:30 pm, and 2-3:30 pm Please call to register for class time. Includes: (1) glass rose bowl, (3). 2" succulents, potting mix, moss, glass rock, and ribbon.

Green Oasis Gardens 1403 122nd Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

10am-3pm Sat. May. 5

Decorate a Flower Pot for Mom

Learn to mod podge a terra cotta pot by adding colorful prints, bring your own photos, and acrylic paint to decorate. Add ribbon and twine to finish your Mother's Day gift.

Green Oasis Gardens 1403 122nd Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $15; Register for a class time

Age: All Ages

10am-1pm Sat. May. 5

Weekend Brunch with Musical Guest

Ar weekly farm-focused weekend brunch with live music from 10am to 1pm. The menu boasts an array of midwestern and other brunch classics including omelettes, quiche, wild rice porridge, Belgian waffles, sandwiches, and more. The bar offers a variety of classic and original morning drinks including mimosas, bloody marys, and many others.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: Music is FREE, consult menu for food prices

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sat. May. 5

Guided Tour of Norden Folk Woods

A guided walking tour of Norden Folk woods, located 7 miles west of Eau Claire on Crescent Avenue. Hiking boots and bug spray are recommended. For more information, contact Orville.

Norden Folk Woods On Crescent Ave, roughly 5 miles west of Fannie Hill, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am Sat. May. 5

ECCT Presents: Go Dog, Go!

Dogs, dogs, everywhere! Eating lunch, driving cars, building things. Barking, singing, dancing dogs. Blue dogs. Yellow dogs. Red dogs. And most importantly find out the answer to the burning question- "Do you like my hat?"

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $8 Youth/Student, $14 Seniors/Adult

Age: All Ages

11am-4:30pm Sat. May. 5

Riverbend Winery Spring Open House

Riverbend will have several vendors here showing off their wares.

River Bend Vineyard & Winery 10439 33rd Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Age: 21+

11-11:30am Sat. May. 5

Earth's Wild Ride (Planetarium Show)

Take a wild ride through the history of planet Earth. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside Failsafe 30 minutes prior to the start of the show.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11am-2pm Sat. May. 5

Celebrate Mom at Menomonie Market Food Co-op

Enjoy samples of deli salads and corn bread muffins with Maple Essence Farm maple syrup. Make your own bath soak, enter to win a kitchen basket, and get great gift ideas for mom with our interactive gift guide.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main St. East, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

11am-4pm Sat. May. 5

Used and Vintage Book Sale

Surplus items might be your treasure. Choose from a variety of non-fiction books, including local history and vintage titles, as well as vintage sheet music, songbooks, yearbooks, and postcards. $1 paperbacks, $2 hardcovers. Credit cards accepted. Unique finds and great deals guaranteed.

Chippewa Valley Museum 1204 E. Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

11:30am-noon Sat. May. 5

Earth's Wild Ride (Planetarium Show)

Take a wild ride through the history of planet Earth. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside Failsafe 30 minutes prior to the start of the show.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

noon-2pm Sat. May. 5

Making Marks: Art Class for Children

Three sessions for each age group.Class will explore both drawing and painting, gaining experience with different types of mark making. Real art materials will be provided. Pleas wear clothing that can get messy in the process of our creative fun. Instructor Tracy Lea Landis.

Arts Coming Together: School of the Arts 107 Wilson Court, Menomonie

Cost: $15

Age: Apr.5-8 Sprouts; May 9-16 Twigs

noon-5pm Sat. May. 5

Wood Fired Pizza and Wine

Enjoy wood fired pizza, sourced locally by Community Crust, paired with delicious wines. Enjoy local and imported wines from the tasting room. The patio is open to relax and enjoy spring. Indoor/Outdoor seating, no reservations required.

Cottage Winery & Vineyard N7391 County Road F, Menomonie

noon-7pm Sat. May. 5

Glen Loch Crawfish Boil

All you can eat, authentic Louisiana style crawfish boil with corn & red potatoes and all the fixins'. Limited tickets available for this event. The bar will be open to guests without tickets serving a limited menu.

Glen Loch Saloon 1300 Jefferson Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $20 advance; $25 week of the event

1pm Sat. May. 5

Kids Circus Party

In this class, your child will learn the basics of aerial silks, lyra hoop, acro, hooping and more. Develop balance, coordination, strength, flexibility or creative expression, students gain self-esteem, learn valuable lessons about teamwork and tolerance, and develop their physical and mental agility.

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

1-3pm Sat. May. 5

Go Paint Chippewa Valley - Family Plein Air Paint workshop at Phoenix Park

Everything you need is provided to create a work of art - and you take your painting home at the end of class. An outdoor painting class for kids and their grown-ups. Admission includes juice, water, and snacks.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: Kids and parents only

1pm Sat. May. 5

Rod & Gun Club’s Annual Trout Stocking

The Chippewa Rod & Gun Club continues it’s 50 plus year history of stocking trout in Duncan Creek in Irvine Park. This year the Club is stocking several hundred huge 16” and up Rainbow Trout. Try to land some fish and take a few home with you. Age 16+ need a license and trout stamp. No size restriction. Bag limit of 5.

Irvine Park Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Age: All Ages

1:30pm Sat. May. 5

ECCT Presents: Go Dog, Go!

Dogs, dogs, everywhere! Eating lunch, driving cars, building things. Barking, singing, dancing dogs. Blue dogs. Yellow dogs. Red dogs. And most importantly find out the answer to the burning question- "Do you like my hat?"

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $8 Youth/Student, $14 Seniors/Adult

Age: All Ages

1:30-4:30pm Sat. May. 5

Downtown EC Food & History Tour

The Downtown Eau Claire Food & History Tour is a walking tour that includes stops at 7 downtown establishments where you will enjoy tastings of local food and beverages. You’ll spend approximately 20 minutes at each restaurant and hear about the history of Eau Claire and the restaurants. A perfect mix of food, culture and fun.

Meet outside the Local Store 205 N. Dewey Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $65

Age: All Ages

1:30-3pm Sat. May. 5

Kids Class - Wet Felt Flower

I Dream in Color will show you how to create a wet felted flower. The students will have a variety of colors available to choose from to make their flower base and at the end of the class they will have a flower to take home.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: Ages 6+

2pm Sat. May. 5

UWEC Film Series: "Dunkirk"

Dunkirk opens as hundreds of thousands of British and Allied troops are surrounded by enemy forces. Trapped on the beach with their backs to the sea they face an impossible situation as the enemy closes in. A daring rescue operation is mounted, sacrifices are made, and history is written.

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

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

Age: Rated R

2-8:30pm Sat. May. 5

2nd Annual Derby Day on the Lakely Courtyard Patio

Attendees are encouraged to dress to the nines, with prizes for best hat, cutest couple, & more. Kentucky-inspired food will be served, & there will be mint juleps galore. Race coverage will be broadcast outside (weather pending), and there will have live music, of course.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

2-5pm Sat. May. 5

Live Music at Autumn Harvest Winery

Enjoy live music on the patio at Autumn Harvest Winery & Orchard. It’s recommended to bring your own seating in case the patio fills up

Autumn Harvest Winery 19947 Cty Hwy J, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

3:30-5pm Sat. May. 5

Learn the Art of Wet Felting

There will be a variety of colors to work with and embellishments available. You will learn the steps to wet felted flower. Shape and create your flower and at the end of the class you will have a lovely gift to take with you.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: Ages 14+

4-8pm Sat. May. 5

Together Farms Burger Night

Burger Nights are a unique, casual night at Together Farms. Burgers are made right on the farm using their 100% grass-fed beef. Also serving slaw, fries, beer, wine, and more. Relax by the bonfire, check-out the farm animals, and live music on Friday & Saturdays (schedule online). Bring chairs, blanket, or table in case they run out.

Together Farms W93 Norden Rd, Mondovi

Cost: FREE to attend; Burgers are $11-13

Age: All Ages

4:30-7:30pm Sat. May. 5

Live Music: Mark Healey & Jim Schuh Duo

Mark and Jim each began playing music during the mid 1960s. Mark has been in the world famous band Badfinger since 1986. In 2009, Mark released his CD Inside Out. Recently, for the last six years, Jim played in his band Schuh Fly. As a duo Mark and Jim perform a variety of songs that they really like.

Vino Cappuccino N5734 Hwy 12, Elk Mound

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8:30pm Sat. May. 5

Reel Time

Teaming with traditional Irish music, dance, and excitement— Janelle's School of Irish Dance brings to you a show like none other, and bound to keep you at the edge of your seat with your toes tapping.

Eau Claire North High School 1801 Piedmont Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: By donation

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Sat. May. 5

Father/Daughter Dance

This magical event is just for dads (or other male role models) and their daughters to enjoy an evening together with music and refreshments. Daughters who register by April 21 are eligible to receive a FREE corsage on the big night.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $10, Community $15

Age: 4+

6:30-8:30pm Sat. May. 5

The Paint Shack

Enjoy a fun time painting made easy and exciting. A talented social artist will instruct you step by step through recreating the featured painting. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more. Check the website for more information on scheduled events and classes.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: $10-$40

Age: All Ages

7-9:30pm Sat. May. 5

The Jimmys - Powerhouse Blues

Winners of numerous Wisconsin Area Music Awards. Their all-star rhythm section and rich vocal harmonies will blow you away and Widespot always makes room to dance when The Jimmys are in the house.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: $20 Reserved, $23 at the door (availability not guaranteed)

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. May. 5

Parker Reed & Clayton/Konnor from Dissonant Mind

Join Eau Claire singer-songwriter Parker Reed in the Volume One Gallery for his first show featuring Zachary Schreiber on guitar. Opening the show are local favorites from Dissonant Mind, Clayton & Konnor.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. May. 5

UWEC Film Series: "Dunkirk"

Dunkirk opens as hundreds of thousands of British and Allied troops are surrounded by enemy forces. Trapped on the beach with their backs to the sea they face an impossible situation as the enemy closes in. A daring rescue operation is mounted, sacrifices are made, and history is written.

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

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

Age: Rated R

7pm Sat. May. 5

Bend In The River: A Radio Drama

The hotly anticipated final episodes of Bend in the River will be performed live at The Metro. With a VIP ticket, you can join Bend in the River writers and producers for conversation and fellowship leading up to the live show! VIP ticket holders will enjoy complimentary pizza, a drink, limited edition Bend in the River swag, and priority seating.

The Metro 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 GA, $25 VIP

7-9:30pm Sat. May. 5

Live Music: Sage Leary

Guitarist/singer/songwriter Sage Leary plays all original tunes in genres of rock, blues, and Americana, mixing in elements of country, Latin, and reggae. He has recorded two CDs.

Caffe Tempo 315 E Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. May. 5

Live Music at Acoustic Cafe: Eauxpera

The ensemble will present scenes and arias from operatic favorites such as Puccini's La Bohème and Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro to Broadway favorites Chicago and The Light in the Piazza among others. Don't know Italian? No worries - English translations will be provided.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. May. 5

Live Music: Saliva with Stare Across

Saliva is an alt rock group from Memphis Tennessee. Also featuring performances by Stare Across, Hawt Scott, and D.J. Harm.

Every Buddy's Bar 19 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $15 advance; $20 day of

Age: 21+

7:30-10pm Sat. May. 5

Menomonie Theatre Guild Presents Tennessee Williams' "The Glass Menagerie"

Tom Wingfield has a story to tell; a story of sacrifice for his sickly sister Laura. A story of frustration with his controlling mother Amanda. A biographical story of Tennessee William’s own family filtered through Tom’s memory.

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts 205 Main St. E, Menomonie

Cost: $15 General Admission, $13 Seniors, Students and Military

Age: young adult - adult

7:30pm Sat. May. 5

CVTG Presents: How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Big business means big laughs in this clever lampoon of life on the corporate ladder! Set in the 1960’s, this tune-filled comic gem won both the Tony Award for Best Musical and a Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

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

Cost: $23 for adults/seniors

8pm Sat. May. 5

Live Music: Rattle Can Red

Rattle Can Red plays rock and country covers.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

8pm Sat. May. 5

The Road to Blue Ox Pre-Party featuring Charlie Parr & Them Coulee Boys

Celebrate the Blue Ox Festival early with this Pre-Blue Ox Party at The Metro. Doors open at 8pm, and showtime at 9pm. Featuring folk legend Charlie Parr and Eau Claire's own Them Coulee Boys

The Metro 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $12 in advance | $15 at door

Age: 18+

8:30-11:30pm Sat. May. 5

Live Music: Jeff White

Jeff White plays Americana/Alt-country from the hills of Western Wisconsin. Blending warm tones, reverbs, delays & vibrato with outlaw grit, Jeff White sings of love, loss & lust with an Americana vibe.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm-1am Sat. May. 5

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! We 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. May. 5

Live Music: Shootin Jack

Shootin Jack will play at the Stones Throw.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

10pm Sat. May. 5

LiveMusic: Nick Foytik Band

Get to the Mousetrap tonight for live music from the Nick Foytik Band.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

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