Events For 05/12/2018

Sat. May. 12

Creative Economy Week

Attend throughout the week celebrating and furthering Eau Claire's creative economy. Presented in partnership with Arts Wisconsin, Creative Economy Week is your chance to support and contribute to our local creative economy. Events will be presented in partnership with the cities of Eau Claire and Altoona, as well as other local partners.

Downtown Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Age: All Ages

8am-7pm Sat. May. 12

Mother's Day Celebration Weekend

Enjoy a special day with Mom at Down to Earth. Stroll through our greenhouse and grounds. Then treat Mom and Grandma to a great cup of coffee and lunch at the Five & Two Cafe at Down to Earth. Free Abdallah Chocolate for Mom.

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

8:15-9:15am Sat. May. 12

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

8:30am-1pm Sat. May. 12

Native Plant Sale

BCR volunteers are working hard raising 3,000 plus native plants, grasses and herbs from seed. There will also be a limited selection of second year plants. Prices range from $2.50-$10 with most plants priced at $3.50. Plant list will be available the week of the sale. Plan to arrive early for the best selection.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Age: All Ages

8:30am-1pm Sat. May. 12

Shop for the Birds: Bird Bander’s Thrift Sale

Support the Beaver Creek Reserve Bird Banders while shopping this nature-themed thrift sale. Beaver Creek Reserve has been banding birds for over 20 years. All proceeds help continue Beaver avian research projects which in turn help support bird conservation, scientific research, and offer opportunities to learn about and see birds up close for the people of the Chippewa Valley.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

8:30am Sat. May. 12

7th AnnualGet it Dunn Run 5k and 1/2 Marathon

The route of this marathon will take runners along Red Cedar River, Lake Menomin and through historic downtown Menomonie. It benefits Mind Over Matter (M.O.M.) whose mission is to encourage personal wellness and community betterment — enabling people to help others while helping themselves.

Stout Lot 24 9th Avenue East & 6th Street East, Menomonie

Cost: $40

Age: Adults and Kids 10+

9am-2:30pm Sat. May. 12

Babysitter Training

Safe Sitter prepares students in grades 6-8 to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. Students learn life-saving skills such as how to rescue someone who’s choking, and helpful information like what to do if there’s severe weather. The lessons are filled with fun activities and role-playing exercises.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $40, Community $60

Age: Ages 10-15

9-9:30am Sat. May. 12

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. 12

15th Annual "The Past Passed Here" Living History Event

Experience the 1700s and 1800s through living history in authentic fur trade camps, and a mobile lumbering museum. Hands-on activities and games. Blacksmith, porcupine quill artist, beading and weaving artists, and more. Shop trader's row for old-fashioned toys, furs, leather goods, and clothing. Rustic food, root beer floats, popcorn, and rock candy.

Allen Park S. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $3 or $10 Family; FREE for 5 or younger

Age: All Ages

9am Sat. May. 12

Girls on the Run of the Chippewa Valley 5k

Girls on the Run of the Chippewa Valley 5K Celebration is a great family friendly non timed run. Fun and festivities begin at 9am, race at 10am. You can register on race day too. Join GOTR to celebrate it's 10 years of being in the Chippewa Valley, inspiring girls in grades 3-5 to be healthy and confident.

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: Before May 1: $20 for Adults, $10 for 12 & under| After May 1: $25 adult, $15 12 & under

Age: All Ages

9am-5pm Sat. May. 12

7th Annual Chippewa Valley Rib Fest

Rib Competition that is open to the public to come out and compete or just walk on thru and try ribs, chicken, brats, hot dogs, and much more all grilled on the Big Green Egg! Also featuring Wood Fired Pizza demonstrations to make your own pizza, live music and more. All to proceeds from the day go to Feed My People Food Bank.

Swimrite Pools and Spas 5705 State Road 93, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:45-10:30am Sat. May. 12

Tween Yogis

This class is intended to develop the students' practice and build awareness of ones strength both physically and mentally. His is a slow-flowing class incorporating yoga poses and education. Tweens are welcome to join class solo as independence begins to develop. Parents are also welcome to join if the child would be more comfortable.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: Ages7-12

10am-4pm Sat. May. 12

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

10am-4pm Sat. May. 12

A Colossal Fossil Event

The Chippewa Falls Museum of Industry and Technology and Colossal Fossils are proud to present an incredible, hands-on science adventure that features dinosaurs, Ice Age mammals, and amazing Wisconsin history. Learn about Tyrannosaurus Rex, meet a massive saber-tooth cat, and touch Wisconsin jellyfish fossils that are half a billion years old.

Avalon Hotel & Conference Center 1009 W. Park Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10 GA, FREE for ages 3 and under

Age: All ages

10am-1pm Sat. May. 12

Make a Water Slide Decal Pendant

Make a gorgeous pendant perfect for Mother’s Day. Using brightly colored sheet glass and a water slide decal, you can make a personalized pendant. Choose from several decal designs and colors of sheet glass.

The Glass Orchard 130 Deerfield Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $20/project-Drop-in

Age: All Ages

10am-3:30pm Sat. May. 12

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

10-11am Sat. May. 12

Native Wildflower Guided Tour

Join members of the Lake Wissota Garden Club for a guided tour through the Irvine Park Native Wildflower Sanctuary. Club members will point out and identify the native wildflowers currently in bloom. Meet at the sanctuary sign/parking lot just south of the duck pond.

Irvine Park Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11-11:45am Sat. May. 12

Little Yogi & Me

Moms & Dads, bring your little ones and let's have some fun. Little Yogi & Me classes make for a fun family outing that incorporates fitness, movement, and education for everyone. This class occurs the second Saturday of each month. You must enroll each person to reserve multiple spaces.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: Adults: $10 Kiddos: $5

Age: Ages 3-6

11am Sat. May. 12

2018 Storm Open Golf Outing

Help support the 2018 10U Storm Fastpitch softball team. Your $50 entry includes 9 holes of scramble golf (with cart), burger/brat lunch with all the fixings, and the chance to win great prizes. Call/email to reserve your tee-time today.

Lake Hallie Golf Course 2196 110th St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $50/ golfer ($180 for team of four)

Age: All ages

11-11:30am Sat. May. 12

Sky Stories! (Planetarium Show)

Visitors will lie down under the stars and learn all about the different constellations in our sky. Shows start promptly at listed times with room for just 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-noon Sat. May. 12

Concert of Sacred Organ and Vocal Music

Concert of sacred organ and vocal music presented by Dr. Sean Vogt, his student, Joseph Shakal of Chippewa Falls and the vocal group, Songa. The concert will be followed by a lunch of spaghetti and meatballs. $7 for adults, $5 for young people 5 to 15 and under 5 free.

First Presbyterian Church 130 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Freewill offering

11am-6pm Sat. May. 12

Free Makeover Event and Heavenly Scents Pop & Shop

Heavenly Hues will be offering free makeovers for those interested in natural mineral makeup, and how to apply it. You will get a free color consultation with your makeover so you can learn what colors best suit your skin tones and features.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11:30am-noon Sat. May. 12

Sky Stories! (Planetarium Show)

Visitors will lie down under the stars and learn all about the different constellations in our sky. Shows start promptly at listed times with room for just 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. 12

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 Sat. May. 12

Hear! Hear! Release Party

Hear! Hear! is a traditional Belgian-style Witbier spiced with chamomile and lemongrass. It is crushably drinkable and perfect for the spring and summer months.

Modicum Brewing Company 3732 Spooner Ave Suite A, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

noon-7pm Sat. May. 12

2nd Annual Hefeweizen Pub Crawl

Brewster Brothers popular Hefeweizen is back. Visit local establishments serving Brewster Bros. Tilden Weizen. Sign up in our tasting room. Participating establishments to be announced soon.

Chippewa River Distillery & Brewster Bros. Brewing Co. 402 W River St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $20 for logo, t-shirt, glass, and spot on the bus

1-4pm Sat. May. 12

Thank You Notes: Community Music Party

Musical performances, art, and activities for families. Guests include the Ukulele Klub of Eau Claire, Cathy Reitz and 7 Swing, and Chef Amy Huo's Locavore Mobile Kitchen. Activities include an instrument petting zoo, face painting, lawn games, mural painting, and chalk art.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-4:30pm Sat. May. 12

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

1:30-4:30pm Sat. May. 12

Live Music: Jack and Kitty

Live music out at Jeremiah’s Bullfrog Fish Farm, featuring Emmy Award winning duo Jack and Kitty specializing in Organic Vaudeville and Jug Band Folk music. These vaudevillian songsters love to perform concerts nationwide, playing a variety of folk instruments.

Jeremiah's Bullfrog Fish Farm N1409 566th St, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2pm Sat. May. 12

St. Olaf Parish Golf Outing

St. Olaf Parish will host a golf outing at the Princeton Valley Golf Course. Registration starts at 1pm, tee time at 2pm. Includes 9-hole scramble, cart, lunch and lots of prizes. Foursomes are fine, singles welcome.

Princeton Valley Golf Course 2300 W. Princeton Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $40 registration/golfer

2pm Sat. May. 12

UWEC Film Series: "Lady Bird"

A teenager (Saoirse Ronan) navigates a loving but turbulent relationship with her strong-willed mother (Laurie Metcalf) over the course of an eventful and poignant senior year of high school.

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

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

Age: Rated R

2-5pm Sat. May. 12

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

4-8pm Sat. May. 12

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

4pm Sat. May. 12

UWEC One Act Festival

Each spring the UWEC Theatre Division stages a collection of one-act plays directed by students from the Advanced Directing course. This dynamic collection of work showcases the emerging talents of the division's young directors and actors.

Riverside Theatre - Haas Fine Arts Center, UW-Eau Claire 121 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

6:30-10pm Sat. May. 12

Menomonie High School Spring Swing

Menomonie High School Jazz Bands and Alumni Band will be featured in a night of Jazz music and dancing. Doors open at 6:30, dance lessons at 7:00, featured bands from 8-10pm. Also included is a silent auction and decadent desserts.

Menomonie High School 1715 5th Street West, Menomonie

Cost: $8 Adults, $5 Students and Seniors

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:30pm Sat. May. 12

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

6:30-8:30pm Sat. May. 12

In It Together Date Night "IIT's How You Play The Game"

Join In It Together with Matt and Suzie Kendziera for a fun night that will encourage your marriage. Ticket price includes a beverage and appetizers. This date night will focus on being a powerhouse team. Feel free to wear your favorite jersey.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $40/Couple

7-10pm Sat. May. 12

A Night in the Desert Belly Dance Show

Come and enjoy the exotic and elegant mysteries of belly dance. This show is a family friendly event that features amazing dancers from all over Wisconsin and Minnesota. This is Samsara's 10th annual belly dance show.

Fall Creek High School Auditorium 336 E. Hoover Ave, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8:30pm Sat. May. 12

Jim Herrick and Friends-Kick off to Summer Concert

Jim Herrick and his friends will be performing a kick off to summer concert. This concert is fund raising for an elevator for the municipal building. The concert is located on the 2nd floor of the building.

Colfax Municipal Building 613 Main Street, Colfax

Cost: $10.00 general seating admission

7pm Sat. May. 12

UWEC Film Series: "Lady Bird"

A teenager (Saoirse Ronan) navigates a loving but turbulent relationship with her strong-willed mother (Laurie Metcalf) over the course of an eventful and poignant senior year of high school.

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

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

Age: Rated R

7-10pm Sat. May. 12

11th Annual Evening of Wine & Cheese

Enjoy a white chocolate fountain, an assortment of wines, craft beer, meats & cheeses, and heavy hors d'oeuvres. There will be live music and a raffle. All proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Club - Mary Markquart Center of Eau Claire.

HOM Furniture 2921 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $65 single admission

7pm Sat. May. 12

Live Music: Girl Band

Jen Hazen of Davy J and Friends, Jenny and the Jets, Milk and Whiskey and Weapons of Brass Destruction teams up with three amazing women in a new collaboration: Sultry Kai Ulrica of Wolves at the Door and RavenWolf, Flutist Julie Majkowski of The Chippewa Valley Flute Ensemble, Guitarist and bass player Kori Riesenweber of Beacon James.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Sat. May. 12

Live Music: Larry Past

Relax with a cocktail at The Ivory while you listen to the the soothing tunes of Larry Past. The heart of his music is the folk rock scene of the 60’s. He grew up listening to, and was strongly influenced by The Beatles, Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones and Paul Simon.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7:30pm Sat. May. 12

UWEC MisterWives Concert

UWEC's University Activities Commission hosts MisterWives as the spring 2018 concert. Tickets are on sale now, at UWEC's Service Center or online.

Zorn Arena UWEC, Garfield Avenue 121, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 students, $20 public

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. May. 12

ECCT Presents: "Avenue Q"

Winner of the Tony "Triple Crown" for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, Avenue Q is part flesh, part felt and all heart. Filled with raunchy humor and a catchy score, not to mention puppets, it's a unique show that addresses adult issues and has quickly become a favorite for audiences everywhere. Rated PG-12 for mature themes, language and suggestive situations.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $22 adult, $20 senior, $14 student, $9 youth

Age: Rated PG-12

7:30pm Sat. May. 12

UWEC One Act Festival

Each spring the UWEC Theatre Division stages a collection of one-act plays directed by students from the Advanced Directing course. This dynamic collection of work showcases the emerging talents of the division's young directors and actors.

Riverside Theatre - Haas Fine Arts Center, UW-Eau Claire 121 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

8pm-1am Sat. May. 12

Nick Anderson & The Skinny Lovers LIVE with Boats & Bridges, Eduardo Rafael

Nick Anderson & The Skinny Lovers just returned from a trip down to Austin, TX for Red Gorilla Music Festival, secured licensing deals with MTV,E!TV, and Netflix, and are preparing to release their newest EP Ephrem Pt. 3.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8pm Sat. May. 12

Live Music: Carnage the Executioner

Carnage the Executioner returns to Eau Claire with WayWard Nomothetic & Katana Da Don.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 Cover

Age: All Ages

8pm Sat. May. 12

Live Hip Hop at The Plus: Carnage the Executioner

Carnage the Executioner returns to Eau Claire with WayWard Nomothetic & Katana Da Don All ages $5 doors at 8- don't miss your chance to see live, independent music right here in the Chippewa Valley!

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

8:30-11:30pm Sat. May. 12

Beautiful Buzz at The Sheeley House Saloon

Beautiful Buzz a two piece indie rock band from Baraboo that has recently moved to Eau Claire. They play a mix of covers and originals. Members are John Swamy - VOX and guitar, and Susan Thiede - vocals.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm-1am Sat. May. 12

Live Music: Divided Highway

All four members of DH come from years of rocking smoke-filled taverns and possesses a sincere love for entertaining their fans. All four contribute to the band with amazing vocal performances with a backdrop of mind-blowing guitar, bass, keyboard and drum.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. May. 12

Late Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher Trio

Jeremy Boettcher has performed music throughout the world. He has toured extensively in S. Carey, traveling throughout the US, Canada, and Europe. Recently, Jeremy finished a residency for Jazz at Lincoln Center in Doha, Qatar.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

10pm Sat. May. 12

Intuitive Compass at The Stones Throw

Intuitive Compass is a Nationally touring Band on the rise, they offer a timeless sound, invoking a musical America of the past with out ever sounding dated. Jason Dea West (guitarist) is originally from Menomonie WI, Aurelia (Accordion) from AZ. The Duo will be featured in Alaskas' Salmon Fest in August, Oregons' West Coast Country Fest and others this summer.

The Stone's Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 05/12/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Events with Tickets

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