Events For 10/05/2018

Fri. Oct. 5

UWEC Homecoming Celebration

From the parade to the Blugold Fever Fest, and football game in Carson Park, you won't want to miss UW-Eau Claire's annual Homecoming celebration. It's the largest alumni gathering of the year and celebrating UW-Eau Claire.

Locations include the Carson Park Football Stadium, and the UWEC Davies Center, UWEC

9-10am Fri. Oct. 5

Cool, Calm, & Connected Kids

Are you desiring to connect with your child even in the not-so-calm moments? This class is all about engaging in play with your child, while learning 5 strategies designed to calm the brain and build relationships. The smaller class size will make it possible for more individualized help as needed.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf ROad, Eau Claire

Cost: $60

Age: 2-5 yrs

9am-5pm Fri. Oct. 5

Foundry Sale

A must for treasure hunters of all kinds. Presents an eclectic mix of furniture, industrial, antique, junk salvage, shabby chic, handcrafted goods, collectibles, art, and classy junk of all sorts. 15 assorted dealers will display unique treasures that have been salvaged from junk.

The Foundry 1239 Bellevue Ave., Eau Claire

9-11:30am Fri. Oct. 5

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.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $3 member; $5 community

Age: Ages 0-6

9:30-11:30am Fri. Oct. 5

Phenology Hike for Experience Explorers

Explorers will document the changes taking place in the Reserve’s woods. The walk will be capped off with coffee and a treat and further discussion. Hikers should expect uneven terrain and stairs to negotiate.

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Cty Rd. K, Fall Creek

Cost: Friends $3; Nonmembers $5

Age: 55+

10am-5pm Fri. Oct. 5

Fresh Art Tour: Autumn 2018

A fine art and artisanal craft tour throughout Pepin, Pierce, and Buffalo counties. Features 17 artist's studios and galleries that cover a range of work including textiles, painting, photography, metal, jewelry, and more. Art demonstrations and visitor participation at various sites.

Accola Gallery 502 2nd Ave. E, Durand

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30-11:30am Fri. Oct. 5

Tiny Scientists - Monarch Lab

You and your child will share in learning about it means to be a scientist by raising and releasing Monarch Butterflies. Be ready for hands-on experiments, interactive nature activities and science related art projects.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf ROad, Eau Claire

Cost: $60

Age: 2-6yrs

11am-8pm Fri. Oct. 5

Food Truck Friday

Up to 8 food, snack, and drink trucks will be serving lunch and dinner in the old “Railroad Lot” behind Galloway Grille. Take a break from the office, grab some grub, and snag a patch of grass or a bench by the river - or bring the whole family down after work and take in the summer sun.

The Old "Railroad Lot" Parking Lot Behind Galloway Grille, Eau Claire

Cost: Free to attend, consult food truck menus for prices

Age: All Ages

11am-noon Fri. Oct. 5

Buddhist Monks Sand Painting

A group of Tibetan Buddhist Monks will create a mandala sand painting with millions of grains of colored sand in one of the most unique and artistic traditions of Tantric Buddhism. During the closing ceremony, the mandala will be destroyed, symbolizing the impermanence of life.

Chippewa Valley Technical College 620 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire

2pm Fri. Oct. 5

Dagnabbit Beer Release Party

Be among the first to try our newest beer at the Dagnabbit release party. Dagnabbit is a Scottish-style ale brewed with a blend of pale, mild and caramel malts. The flavor is malt-forward with notes of biscuit and caramel.

Modicum Brewing Company 3732 Spooner Ave Suite A, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

4-7pm Fri. Oct. 5

St Olaf Men's Club Fish Fries

The St Olaf's Men Club will be having their famous "All You Can Eat Fish Fry". The menu will feature 2 kinds of battered fish, baked fish, French Fries, baked potato, vegetables, salad bar, coffee, and milk.

Father Agnew Parish Center 2407 North Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: $11 adults, $10 seniors 65 and older, $4 children 5 - 12, 4 and under free, carryouts $10

5-9pm Fri. Oct. 5

Friday Family Night

Open to all families, kids and their friends every Friday night. Activities include basketball, volleyball, soccer, inflatables, movies, free popcorn, and special entertainment. Check the movie schedule online.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Member $3, Community $5

5:30pm Fri. Oct. 5

Eau Claire Hash House Harriers

A social club that meets every Friday to explore the trails and taverns of Eau Claire. People meet up around 5:30 for drinks. At 6:00 those who want to will take off for a 2-3 mile run at a relaxed pace (always with a beer stop in the…

Lazy Monk Brewing, LLC 97 West Madison Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

5:30-6:30pm Fri. Oct. 5

Active Play

Learn how to stay active while becoming part of a different world. Each week of active challenges boasts a new theme. First, you might be a pirate sailing the high seas—next, a Jedi learning to harness the force. No matter what, you’re sure to have fun in this high-energy course.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $42, Community $52

Age: Ages 7-10

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

Howard Luedtke Acoustic Live

Say the name Howard "Guitar" Luedtke, and little more needs to be said. Howard is a staple in the Blues scene and with good reason. He has 40 plus years of playing guitar in both the Midwest and on the international stage.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages with parent

6-10pm Fri. Oct. 5

Night Corn Maze

Bring your flashlights for fun in the night maze. Weather Permitting (check the Facebook page for updates). Last entrance at 9pm.

Leffel Roots Apple Orchard W2369 Maple Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 for ages 13+; $5 for Ages 5-12

Age: Ages 5+

6-9pm Fri. Oct. 5

The Night Market

The Local Store's Night Market is an indoor/outdoor market that features 4-6 local makers' products in the Volume One gallery. Also features a fire pit, local food trucks, acoustic performer, hot cider, snack samples, and a 15% off sale on all regular merchandise.

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

Cost: FREE to attend

6-9pm Fri. Oct. 5

Andrew Johnson Artist Reception

Live music, snacks, and meet Andrew Johnson, Tangled Up in Hue's current featured artist. His work is both ethereal and realistic, stemming from his inspiration from graphic artists, post-impressionists, and the Masters. His playful, slightly dark humor also seeps into many of his paintings.

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

Cost: FREE

6-11pm Fri. Oct. 5


New Orleans' Sierra Green & the Soul Machine, Wisconsin funksters Left Wing Bourbon, and local groove hogs Rhythm Posse will funktify your feet. Fundraiser for Chippewa Valley Blues Society and Blues On the Chippewa.

The Metro 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

6:30-9pm Fri. Oct. 5

Incredible Life Makeover: Becoming Beautiful Brides Event

Inviting women across the Chippewa Valley; be pampered and encouraged though worship, life-transforming messages, and spa-like luxuries. Workshops relating to improving your marriage, communication and organizational skills offered - as well as facials and hand treatments.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Cost: See brochure for pricing details; group discounts

Age: Ages 10 and over are invited.

6:30-8:30pm Fri. Oct. 5

Movie Night - Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Fall Creek Public Library hosts a movie night where you can watch Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. Refreshments will be provided.

Fall Creek Public Library 122 E Lincoln Ave, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-8pm Fri. Oct. 5

Personal Blends: An Essential Oils Workshop

You have the opportunity make your own personal blend of essential oils to enhance your physical and emotional well-being. Joyce will provide everything you need and give informed, accurate information about the different holistic properties of common essential oils to commence your self-healing journey.

The Broom & Crow 106 E. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $20 includes all materials

7-10pm Fri. Oct. 5

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+

7-10pm Fri. Oct. 5

Live Music: Sara Ohr

Sarah Ohr is a local harpist around the Eau Claire area.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7pm Fri. Oct. 5

Breath By Breath - Buddhism in Daily Life

This program will describe how Buddhist teachings apply to everyday situations, including the workplace, the home, and the classroom. Lama Kathy is from Columbus, OH KTC Buddhist Center.

Hay River KTC Meditation Center N14085 County V V, Ridgeland

Cost: Friday $5, Sat & Sun $25/day, $45/entire weekend

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Oct. 5

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

7:30pm Fri. Oct. 5

ECCT Presents: Pinkalicious The Musical

Pinkalicious can't stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her indulgence lands her at the doctor's office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe. But when her hue goes too far, only Pinkalicious can figure out a way to get out of the predicament.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Ticket price TBA

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Oct. 5

Faculty Chamber Music

Enjoy the talent of the faculty from the Music and Theatre Arts Department in the faculty recital series in the intimate and beautiful space of the Clearwater Recital Hall on the first Fridays of the Month.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 Adults, $3.50 students

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Oct. 5

Converge Radio Presents: Hymn for Her + Lizzy Diane

Hymn for Her play a juiced-up backwoods country blues with a dose of desert rock psychedelia. Lizzy Diane soothes demons with sultry, haunting vocals and intricate "spider finger" guitar stylings.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Oct. 5

CVTG Presents: Fun Home

Musical adaptation of Alison Bechdel's 2006 graphic memoir about Bechdel's discovery of her own sexuality, her relationship with her gay father, and her attempts to unlock the mysteries surrounding his life. Three actresses portray Bechdel at different points in her life.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 for adults, $12 for kids

8pm Fri. Oct. 5

Gallery Friday: Greg Gilbertson + Sue Orfield

Two of the Chippewa Valley’s brightest musicians converge onto one stage for a unique collaboration. Sue Orfield has been playing the saxophone for close to 40 years, with the last 10 or so right here in the Chippewa Valley. Her playing is informed by blues, joy, bluegrass, sadness, jazz, crazy, rock, and everything else she’s ever heard.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $8

8-11pm Fri. Oct. 5

Live Music: Whiskey Trail

Whiskey Trail is an acoustic duet, from the heart of the Midwest-Minnesota.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

8pm Fri. Oct. 5

Comedian Kevin Bozeman at UW-Stout

Comedian Kevin Bozeman’s act is one of seasoned confidence, having fostered a laid back delivery to his sharp observations about life and it's almost constant contradictions.

Memorial Student Center, Great Hall (on the upper level) 302 10th Ave. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

8pm Fri. Oct. 5

Asaran Earth Trio

A collective of vocalists from different corners of the globe, Asaran Earth Trio is a group dedicated to signing beautiful music from around the world. Together they sing, clap, play percussion and are known to cause groups of strangers to laugh, cry, sing, dance and shake some groovy shakers.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 adv; $10 door

9pm Fri. Oct. 5

Live Music: Jackson Taylor + Madi Marie

Singer/Songwriter, Jackson Taylor takes life experiences and feelings, and makes people feel that with his Lyrics. Blending Some Traditional Covers with Country music from the 90's to what you hear on the Radio today, dusting in a few originals. He will be joined by Madi Marie.

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

Cost: $5 Cover

Age: 21+

9pm Fri. Oct. 5

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 Collective Soul, Journey, Ozzy, Katy Perry, Kings of Leon, Lita Ford, Kid Rock, Megadeath, and many more.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

10:30pm Fri. Oct. 5

Khloe Wold's Spotlight Drag Night

A monthly amateur drag competition hosted on the first Friday of every month. Each performer is competing for a paid spot in the next Main Stage Show. Come and cheer loudly for your favorite because the winner is selected based on audience response.

Scooter's 411 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

11pm Fri. Oct. 5

Fright Month

October is Fright Month at Micon Cinemas Downtown Budget Theater! Every Friday and Saturday at 11pm during October the cinema will show scary movies at budget prices.

Micon Cinemas Downtown Budget Theater 315 South Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $4

Ongoing Events For 10/05/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Events with Tickets