Events For 10/06/2018

Sat. Oct. 6

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

7:30am-1pm Sat. Oct. 6

Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market

Seasonal, locally grown vegetables and fruits, plus baked goods, dairy products, meat, honey, maple syrup, flowers, and more.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Age: All ages

8am-1pm Sat. Oct. 6

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

8:30am-4pm Sat. Oct. 6

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.

9am-noon Sat. Oct. 6

ACT Test Preparation

Taking the ACT is a big deal for college admission - but you don’t have to stress about it if you get yourself test-ready! We’ve got a full program that walks you through each exam section.

UW-Eau Claire Campus 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $199

9am-4pm Sat. Oct. 6

22nd Annual Thorp Pumpkin Festival

Includes 130+ arts/crafts & food booths, horse drawn wagon and pony rides, historical war reenactments. Contests include pumpkin recipes, pumpkin painting and carving, pumpkin pie eating, seed spitting, the great pumpkin weigh-in, biggest sunflower head, and biggest ear of corn contests.

Washington St., Thorp

9am-5pm Sat. Oct. 6

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

9-11am Sat. Oct. 6

Parade of Colors Fall Hike on the Ice Age Trail

Experience the colors, smells, and sights of fall on the Ice Age Trail at the annual Parade of Colors hike. Arrive between 9-11am to begin your hike, choose your distance, and you’ll be driven to the starting point for a one-way hike back to the Interpretive Center. Refreshments.

Obey Interpretive Center at the Chippewa Moraine Ice Age Unit 13394 County Highway M, New Auburn

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30am-3pm Sat. Oct. 6

Mind Maxing Conference

Eau Claire author Sandra Stanton hosts this full- or half-day conference focusing on maximizing brain function during while aging. Based on the book Max your Mind: The Owner's Guide for a strong Brain.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $75 full day, $40 half day

Age: 21+

10am Sat. Oct. 6

Succulent Pumpkin Planter Centerpiece Workshop

These new centerpieces are all the rage on Pinterest. All you need is a few live succulent cuttings, some fun seasonal decorations or fabric, a pumpkin and some hot glue. Your creation can then be planted in a pot once the pumpkin is past its prime.

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

Cost: $25/per centerpiece

10am-1pm Sat. Oct. 6

Weekend Brunch with Musical Guest Shane Leonard

A farm-focused weekend brunch served 7am-1pm, with lively instrumental tunes from Shane Leonard 10am-1pm. The locally sourced menu boasts an array of midwestern and other brunch classics with a variety of classic and original morning cocktails.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: Consult menu for food prices

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. Oct. 6

ManyFires Art Fair

An open-air art market on the Manyfires Farm. Featuring pottery, live music, stained glass, dance performances, paintings, fiber arts, prints, jewelry, live art demonstrations, and food.

Manyfires Studio & Farm 14008 Olson Dr., Fall Creek

Cost: FREE to attend

10am-4pm Sat. Oct. 6

Pick of The Patch

Outlaw Farms opens up to the public to enjoy the animals and purchase fall items. Items available for purchase are fall mums, pumpkins, squash, gourds, straw, and much more.

Outlaw Farms E16755 Scenic Drive, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

10am-6pm Sat. Oct. 6

Falling Leaves Art Studio Tour

A free, self-guided tour featuring art of all kinds. Take a drive through beautiful Northwestern Wisconsin, stop at your leisure, see some incredible artwork and chat with the artists who created it. At your leisure, spend some time and visit with local artists while seeing their latest creations. Many of the studio owners provide snacks and refreshments.

A variety of locations in Fall Creek, Augusta, Fairchild, and the surrounding areas (see contact info for exact locations)

Cost: FREE

10-11:30am Sat. Oct. 6

Kundalini for Connection

Join Abby for a special 3 week series diving into Kundalini practices to create a deeper connection to yourself, your community, and the Divine. Each week flow through a Kundalini-style yoga and meditation to elevate your soul. Beginner friendly. Yogi tea served weekly.

Tuning Tree 515 South Barstow, Suite 117, Eau Claire

Cost: $75 for 3 week series or $30 Drop in

10am-5pm Sat. Oct. 6

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

10am-4pm Sat. Oct. 6

Soul Saturday

A marketplace for all things Metaphysical and Holistic. A variety of vendors sharing their goods and services.

Soulstice Wellness Center 1316 Fairfax Street #103 & #104, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

10am-1pm Sat. Oct. 6

CVTC Auto Club Free Vehicle Inspections

Student technicians will identify opportunities for you to improve your vehicle’s gas mileage, enhance performance, increase safety and reduce emissions. The check-up consists of a 41-point inspection that includes checking fluid levels, tires, lights and other system components.

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

Cost: FREE

10am-6pm Sat. Oct. 6

Dotters Books Grand Opening

Stop in for book browsing, special readings, children's storytime, and treats. There will be children's storytime readers at 10:30am and 2pm, live music in the afternoon, and Shift will be on site selling coffee & waffles 2-5pm.

Dotters Books 1602 Hogeboom Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30am-noon Sat. Oct. 6

Baby Bonanza

Parents of babies and parents-to-be are invited to attend Baby Bonanza! Chat with family-oriented local organizations; learn about baby brain development, baby wearing, and more from guest speakers; try out baby storytime and relax with baby playgroup!

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library - Lower Level 400 Eau Claire Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30am-5pm Sat. Oct. 6

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 VV (not W), Ridgeland

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

11am-4:30pm Sat. Oct. 6

Drink Pink Release

Drink Pink is a semi-sweet rosé wine and if you're a collector, now released in a limited edition collector's label. River Bend will be donating a percentage of all sales of Drink Pink to a local cancer organization.

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

Age: 21+

11am Sat. Oct. 6

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

11am-3pm Sat. Oct. 6

5th Annual Pledge for Paws Dog Walk

Annual fundraiser benefiting the Chippewa Humane Association. 100% of the proceeds of the event go towards the shelter’s daily operations, ensuring that the doors are able to stay open, the lights stay on, and more importantly the animals are happy, healthy, and thriving.

Flag Hill Pavillion, Irvine Park Bridgewater Ave, Chippewa Falls

Cost: See online for registration information

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Sat. Oct. 6

Tarot Card Divination with Emmy

Emmy believes her readings are enhanced by her deep empathy for other people's struggles, and that Tarot cards represent thoughts, feelings, events, and people in an individual's life.

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

Cost: $25 for 30 minutes, $45 for 60 minutes

1:30pm Sat. Oct. 6

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

2-5pm Sat. Oct. 6

Live Music: Jeff White

Americana/Alt-country & Outlaw Folk from the hills of western Wisconsin. Blending warm tones, reverbs, delays & vibrato, Jeff White sings of love, loss & lust with an Americana vibe, channeling the wide emotional spirit of human nature. Dramatic ballads, haunting love songs and bittersweet remembrance are staple themes.

Autumn Harvest Winery 19947 Cty Hwy J, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

3:30pm Sat. Oct. 6

5th Annual Frogtoberfest

Live music by Nick Foytik, The James Ignacio Fix, and Nick Anderson and the Skinny Lovers. Win a Sam Adams Oktoberfest Mug full of beer. $1 mugs of Bud Light all night.

Hobbsy's 3620 Locust Ln, Eau Claire

Cost: $3 cover

4-5pm Sat. Oct. 6

Healthy Kids Running Series - Eau Claire

The Healthy Kids Running Series is a five week running program for kids from Pre-K to 8th grade. Each Race Series takes place once a week and offers age appropriate running events. Join us as we encourage kids to adopt a healthy and active lifestyle, help increase their self-esteem, and make new friends!

Pinehurst Park 3523 Delbert Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

Age: Ages 2 - 8th grade

5-8pm Sat. Oct. 6

Parents' Night Out

Bring your child to the YMCA for Parents' Night Out, a new event where you can go enjoy a few hours to yourself while your kids are having a blast here. The YMCA provides dinner for the kids, games, crafts and a movie in the pool.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 Member, $5 Additional Child, $15 Community, $8 Additional Child

Age: Ages 5-12

6-10pm Sat. Oct. 6

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+

6-11pm Sat. Oct. 6

Spirit of the Macks Silent & Live Auction

Spirit of the Macks is open to the public at 6pm. Live auction starts at 7:30pm. Cost includes beverages and food. An evening of fun, laughter, and bidding on great merchandise on a silent auction and drawings for donated raffle items.

McDonell Area Catholic High School 1316 Bel Air Blvd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10 Admission

7-10pm Sat. Oct. 6

Live Music: Luminescence

The Luminescence is a must-see group of the year for their emotional intimacy, poise, and electricity on the bandstand.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-10pm Sat. Oct. 6

Live Music: Larry Past + Chris Andersen

You can hear Larry Past's deep connection that he has with the songs that he performs whether they are by artists such as Leonard Cohen, the Beatles or Death Cab For Cutie, or his own songs. Larry, along with Chris Andresen on bass, will perform songs off of his Calling CD and LP3 EP.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Oct. 6

Backtrack Vocals: An A Cappella Powerhouse

Backtrack is an a cappella powerhouse that has amassed over 7 million views and 75 thousand subscribers on YouTube since its founding in 2013. The hustle and bustle of their home base New York City matches the ensemble's energy, and just like New York, Andrew, Spencer, Melissa, Mallory and Jordan are a melting pot of cultures and heritages.

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

Cost: Adults $15, Seniors $14, Youth $6

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Oct. 6

The Covers

The Covers will deliver a night of music that will keep the party happening. They bring a vibrant energy to the dance floor.

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

7:30pm Sat. Oct. 6

Chippewa Valley Symphony: New Beginnings

This concert features selections from Leonard Bernstein & George Gershwin. In addition to special guest artist Rachel Barton Pine, the Symphony will also be joined by members of the UWEC Opera Workshop for a piece from "Candide".

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: Ticket TBA

7:30pm Sat. Oct. 6

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

8-11pm Sat. Oct. 6

Jorgensen Tagg Live

The incredibly talented Jorgensen Tagg has a sound that is powerful and undeniably fresh, taking root in rock, blues, pop, and soul and a southern kissed classic rock sound.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Oct. 6

Live Music: Truth Before Treason + War Without End

Truth Before Treason is an original hard rock band native to Eau Claire. They are known for high energy shows and crazy stage antics. War Without End is an original hard rock from Eau Claire, WI.

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

Cost: $5 Cover

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Oct. 6

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+

11pm Sat. Oct. 6

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 10/06/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Serious Circuits

Every Tuesday, Saturday until Dec. 26, 9-9:30am; Every Saturday until Mar. 30 2019, 9-9:30am;

Events with Tickets