Events For 05/19/2018

Sat. May. 19

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

Sat. May. 19

Just Between Friends Community Kids Sale

Everything for kids & more: furniture, strollers, high chars, carseats, ride-em toys, bikes, toddler beds, exersaucers, infant items, bedding, kids, teen & maternity clothing, costumes, shoes, DVDs, electronics, books, and toys. Learn more about shopping and selling with JBF online.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Age: All Ages

8am-5pm Sat. May. 19

Eastside Hill Neighborhood Thrift Sale

The annual Eastside Hill neighborhood-wide thrift sale is coming up. For current information check out their Facebook page.

Eastside Hill Neighborhood Roughly Defined as Residence From Main St. to Margaret St., Eau Claire

8am-7pm Sat. May. 19

Veterans & Home Front Heroes Appreciation Week

This Living Heritage Legacy Tour will cherish past Heritage & future Legacy – at 50 plus locations. Another 27 moving Salutes will be performed on the route.“What really happened behind the scenes and beneath the radar screen”, will be shared by former State Senator, Dave Zien and other invited VIP’s.

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8-9am Sat. May. 19

Yoga - Hot Basics

Learn how to use yoga to build strength, improve flexibility, & lose weight/tone up. Great for athletes looking for more fluidity and less injury, those new to yoga and those seasoned yogis that know it's "all about the basics". They'll supply the Yoga Mat & Towel you just need to get there.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 Drop In

Age: 16+

8am-1pm Sat. May. 19

Menomonie Farmers Market

Features local produce, meats, breads, berries, herbs, desserts and baked goods, spices, handcrafted items, arts & crafts. Kids activities, hot lunches, and music performances.

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

Age: All Ages

8:15-9:15am Sat. May. 19

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-noon Sat. May. 19

Ice Age Trail Improvement Project

We'll prepare a new route for a new section of Ice Age Trail leading to a new boardwalk and bridge being built later in June. Bring your own water, a snack for mid-morning, bug repellent, & gloves. Long pants and socks are important to keep ticks at bay. Please register via email.

Ice Age Trail Deer Fly Trailhead 25475 Deer Fly Trail, New Auburn

Cost: FREE

Age: Middle School - Adult

9am-noon Sat. May. 19

Career Fair

CURT Group, a leading sales, marketing, engineering and distribution company of towing products and truck accessories, is hosting a career fair at their Eau Claire, Wisconsin manufacturing facility. Current career opportunities include entry-level office positions, welding, fabrication and powder coating.

CURT Group 6208 Industrial Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

9:15am-2pm Sat. May. 19

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+

9:30-10:30am Sat. May. 19

Yoga for Everybody & Everybody

Enjoy plenty of movement, standing poses and those yummy feel good poses that you never want to end all cued at an easy to follow flowing pace so that you leave class feeling happier & healthier.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15

Age: 16+

10am-4pm Sat. May. 19

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-noon Sat. May. 19

Invention Convention STEM Fair

Students of the Invention Convention program have been learning about and experimenting with all things STEM, and now, they have designed and completed their very own unique and exciting projects.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $2

Age: All Ages

10-11:30am Sat. May. 19

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 Sat. May. 19

World Beer Races

World Beer Races is an annual 5k/10k race series bringing together running enthusiasts with the emerging local craft brew scene. Featuring 20+ craft breweries. Family Fun entertainment with musical guest The Dweebs.

River Prairie Park 1419 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $55/65 for 5/10K + Beer; $50 for Beer Fest; $15 for Spectator; Prices go up after 3/31, and again at the gate

10am-3pm Sat. May. 19

Kickin it in the Park: Walk for NF

A fun filled family event that is organized by local families to bring awareness and funding to fight Neurofibromatosis. This year's walk will be hosted by Alex & Cora of WAXX 104.5's Morning show. Form a team or walk as an individual. Dress in costumes or come as you are. Stay for lunch afterwards.

Irvine Park Main Pavilion Inside Irvine Park, Jefferson Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE for age 3 and under, $12 for age 4-12, $20 GA registration before 5/11, $25 after 5/11

Age: All Ages

10am-1pm Sat. May. 19

25th Annual Mutt Strut N' Tabby Trot 5K Fun Run & Pet Walk

Registration is at 10am and the Run/Walk start at 11am. Participating pets must be up-to-date on rabies vaccination and be leashed. Event also includes a bounce house, pet expo, kid's games, silent auctions, basket raffles and concessions. The fabulous Mutt Strut Raffle drawing will be held at 12:45 pm (raffle tickets available now).

Dunn County Fairgrounds - Fanetti Community Center 620 17th Street SE, Menomonie

Cost: $25 per person or $50 for a family (2+)

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sat. May. 19

Everybody Bike with Just Local Food Co-Op

The ride will start Just Local Food at 10, then loop around town and finish SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar. Show up on your road bike, tandem, cruiser, unicycle and anything in between for this fun ride. Bring your friends and family, it’s an all-ages event. Prizes for all attendees.

Just Local Food 1117 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

10am-2pm Sat. May. 19

2nd Annual Journey on Janna 5k Run/Walk

The Journey on Janna Foundation works to inspire, empower, and provide hope to those affected by anxiety and depression. Journey on Janna also helps with unmet needs of those in the community as well as organizes community events.

Irvine Park Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25

Age: All Ages

10am Sat. May. 19

"Friendship" Arrow String Art Workshop

For this workshop, artists will create a unique arrow design as well as a felt flower bundle to adorn the arrow. Because of the cultural significance of this symbol, there will be a discount for friends who sign up together.

Cost: $25 for 1, $20 for 2 or more tickets

11am-2pm Sat. May. 19

32nd Fido & Friends Fun Run/Walk

Presented by Smarty Paws Agility. Pre-register and collect pledges for the homeless animals in Chippewa Valley The run/walk beings at noon. Activities include; dog demonstrations, silly pet tricks, sponsor and educational booths, 50/50 cash raffle and door prizes. Same day registration available. Grand Prize to biggest fund raiser.

Carson Park - Pine Pavilion 741 Pavilion Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $30 Run/Walk Registration

Age: All Ages

11-11:30am Sat. May. 19

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-1pm Sat. May. 19

Hanging Garden

Create your very own hanging herb garden. Perfect for spring. Registration is required.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, The Dabble Box 400 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

11am-4pm Sat. May. 19

River Bend Rosé Release Event

River Bend Rosé a semi-dry rosé wine that's just light enough to enjoy in the spring and summer. Perfect for sipping on the patio or the pontoon when it gets warm out.

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

Age: 21+

11am-1:30pm Sat. May. 19

Live Music: Fred Hable

Tempo favorite Fred Hable makes a daylight appearance this Saturday. Enjoy the The Baby Grand piano and guzzle coffee.

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11:30am-noon Sat. May. 19

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 Sat. May. 19

6th Annual Irvine Zoo Bike & Classic Car Run & Fundraiser

Sign up at 10:30am. Admission includes Run, Food & Poker Hand. 100% proceeds to Irvine Park Zoo animal enrichment fund. Public welcome. There will be raffles held all day.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $20/person

Age: 21+

noon-2pm Sat. May. 19

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

1:30-4:30pm Sat. May. 19

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

2-5pm Sat. May. 19

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. Artists covered include: Badfinger, Beatles, Bob Dylan, Everly Bros., Buddy Holly, etc.

Autumn Harvest Winery 19947 Cty Hwy J, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-4:30pm Sat. May. 19

Learn to Draw Henna

Practice the designs and application of the henna paste. By the end of the class, you will walk away with a beautiful design on your hand.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: Ages 12+

2-5pm Sat. May. 19

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

3-11pm Sat. May. 19

K Point Brewing 2 Year Anniversary Party

K-Point will be releasing two new beers, grilling out, and serving some new food items. This will be a cash event. Each ticket good for a beer, pretzel, brat, burger, octopus, or some other selection. More special items announced on their website as the event approaches.

K-Point Brewing at The Coffee Grounds 4212 Southtowne Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $5.50 per ticket

Age: 21+

4-8pm Sat. May. 19

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

4-6pm Sat. May. 19

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

5-9pm Sat. May. 19

Cruise In Car Shows

Head downtown and check out vintage cars, trucks, and motorcycles while enjoying music. The streets will be closed off so you can safely browse all of the amazing vehicles. This event is free and contingent upon weather.

Downtown Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

5pm Sat. May. 19

Eau Claire Cavaliers Baseball

See a hometown baseball game with the Eau Claire Cavaliers baseball team. May 16, 7:30-10pm vs. Tilden Tigers May 19, 5-9pm vs. Brill Millers May 23, 7:30-10:30pm vs. Cadott Red Sox May 27, 3-6pm vs. Sparta Miller May 28, 1-3pm…

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 adults; $1 students 18 & under; children 5 & under FREE; season ticket options available

Age: All ages

5:30-8:30pm Sat. May. 19

Mark Croft at Northwoods Brew Pub

An award-winning singer/songwriter and acoustic guitarist who has always been unafraid to break the genre barriers. You'll hear variety of musical styles and blends them into his own pop, roots & Americana

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages with Parent/Guardian

6-10pm Sat. May. 19

Lifeguard Training

Learn the skills to recognize, prevent, and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course certifications include Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer (valid 2 years).

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $185, Community $225

Age: 16+

6-9pm Sat. May. 19

Summer Reading Kick Off with Irie Sol

Chippewa Falls Public Library Summer Reading Program Kick off Libraries Rock. Featuring the music of Irie Sol in conjunction with the Cruise In Car Show.

Harmony Courtyard 219 N. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:30pm Sat. May. 19

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. 19

Vicky Emerson & Sarah Morris are The Homefires

Don't miss these two critically acclaimed singer/songwriters pairing up to light your fire. Each established touring artists in their own right, together they've unearthed a gorgeous new sound.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: $15 Reserved, $18 At the Door (availability not guaranteed)

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. May. 19

WolfSong CD Release Benefit Show

Wolves at the Door Ala Acoustic (aka WolfSong) will be releasing their new acoustic-y album Shadows Fall tonight. Their release will also be a benefit for the UWEC SPARC program, Suicide Prevention and Research Collaborative which works to decrease the stigmas about suicide and promoting feelings of wellness in the student body.

Acoustic Cafe - Eau Claire 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Sat. May. 19

Live Music: James Grant

James Grant is a singer/songwriter who plays covers from Dylan, Young, Sting and beyond. He has been playing for a lot of years doing shows at Vino in the Valley, Harbor Bar, and rooms close to Winona. He is excited to bring his music to the Eau Claire area.

The Red Mixer 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7:30-9pm Sat. May. 19

Bill W. and Dr. Bob - Story of the Two Men Who Pioneered Alcoholics Anonymous

In 1929, famous New York stockbroker Bill Wilson crashes with the stock market and becomes a hopeless drunk. Dr. Bob Smith, a surgeon from Ohio, has also been an alcoholic for thirty years, often going into the operating room with a hangover. Through an astonishing series of events, the two men are brought together and, realize “the only thing that can keep a drunk sober is telling his story."

The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Adults $14, seniors $13, youth $7

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. May. 19

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

8-9pm Sat. May. 19

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 S1 County Hwy K, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE, Dontations accepted

8pm-2am Sat. May. 19

CVEMS Sessions at the Stones Throw

A live, electronic dance music event. Rotating local talent and DJs.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

8pm Sat. May. 19

Live Music: 61 Rumors

61 Rumors has been described as hum-along rhythms that strike a cadence reminiscent of Bob Dylan.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

8:30-11:30pm Sat. May. 19

Sean Jordan at The Sheeley House Saloon

Sean Jordan is an acoustic and electric guitar player and singer from Black River Falls, WI. He currently resides in Boston and attends the Berklee College of Music and graduates spring of 2018 with a degree in guitar performance. He performs a wide variety of covers ranging from John Mayer, Stevie Ray, John Prine, and Bob Seger, to acoustic takes on pop tunes.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm-1am Sat. May. 19

Live Music: Bumblefist

Bumblefist's motto is to “rock at random”, going from Bon Jovi to Seether to P!nk to Jackyl then round it out with selections from Heart, Buckcherry, Collective Soul, Journey, Ozzy, Katy Perry, Kings of Leon, Lita Ford, Kid Rock, No Doubt, The Offspring, Megadeath, and many more.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. May. 19

Live Music: Fail To Decay + Erasi + QuietKind

Fail To Decay, ERASI and QuietKind are doing a small run of shows in northern Wisconsin end of May. Doors at 8pm.

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

Cost: $5 Cover

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 05/19/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Serious Circuits

Every Tuesday, Saturday until Dec. 26, 9-9:30am; Every Saturday until Mar. 30, 9-9:30am

Events with Tickets

tickets are available online

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