Events For 10/10/2018

Wed. Oct. 10

9th Annual Eau Queer Film Festival

Celebrates the diversity of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, intersex, and asexual communities through the screening and discussion of riveting documentaries, awe-inspiring features, quirky comedies, and shorts. Check out the full schedule online.

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

Cost: FREE

7:30am-1pm Wed. Oct. 10

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

9am Wed. Oct. 10

One Million Cups

An event for local entrepreneurs to meet and present their startups to the thriving peer network of founders in Eau Claire. The coffee is encouraged.

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

9:30-10:30am Wed. Oct. 10

Hot Yoga

This is a dynamic faster flowing class where you will work every part of your body building strength, fluidity, concentration and balance​.Drink plenty of water before class​. ​Be ready to move, breath & sweat​.​

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 Drop in or Included with a $80 Monthly Unlimited Membership

Age: 16+

9:30-10:15am Wed. Oct. 10

Mommy and Me Yoga - Session 1

This class focuses on you, your child and what they want to do. Some classes will be different than others, but they will always be relaxing, fun and full of laughter.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $25/session

Age: 6 months-4 years and parent

10-11:30am Wed. Oct. 10

Bloomer Playgroup

This parent & child playgroup offers fun & playful opportunities for families to connect through music & story time, crafts & healthy snacks.

Bloomer Public Library 1519 17th Ave., Bloomer

Cost: FREE

Age: 0-5 years

10:15am Wed. Oct. 10

Bouncing Babies Storytime

For pre-walkers, starting at birth. All storytimes features stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and movement. All are welcome and no registration is required. Also includes parachute play, bubbles, and play group.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: Infants/babies

10:30-11am Wed. Oct. 10

Super Small Science: Magnets in Liquid

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11am-6pm Wed. Oct. 10

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

11-11:30am Wed. Oct. 10

Get Up & Go: Line Tag

Designed to keep your kiddos moving, these fun and physical games teach teamwork and skills that can carry home to your own backyard.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11:30am-1pm Wed. Oct. 10

Workforce Recruiting and Retention

Participate in a Lunch and seminar on how to attract and retain the right team members. In this seminar Dave Kochendorfer, will discuss with attendees what practices retain employees, tools to assist in retention, recruiting and why employees leave.

Mule-Hide Manufacturing 50 Bridge St., Cornell

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Wed. Oct. 10

Knot Just Knitting - Crafting Group

Crafters are invited to bring their latest project and enjoy an afternoon of crafting and conversation with fellow artists. Meet new people, create new items, and even learn a thing or two. Quilt, knit, scrapbook, crochet, and more.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

2-3pm Wed. Oct. 10

Chair Yoga with BaredFeet, Co.

BaredFeet hosts this chair yoga class. The class is directed toward seniors and beginners, but fulfilling for anyone.

First Presbyterian Church 2112 Rudolph Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Adults

3-5pm Wed. Oct. 10

Dabble Box Makerspace Lab

Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather craft, make music, create art or play games, the Dabble Box makerspace has something for you. Self-guided exploration with staff on hand to answer questions.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-4:30pm Wed. Oct. 10

Swan Lake Ballet (Ages 2-5)

Have fun, exercise, and learn the art of dance. Swan Lake offers various different classes such as lyrical, jazz, choreography, and more with different age brackets. Consult their website online for more information.

Swan Lake Ballet Studio Banbury Place Bldg 13 Ste 122, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE sample class, consult with instructor for tuition prices

Age: Ages 2-5

4:30-7pm Wed. Oct. 10

Harvest Dinner

Harvest dinner menu: ham loaf with glaze, cheesy potatoes, green beans, pie ala mode.

United Methodist Church 13883 County Hwy S South, Jim Falls

Cost: Adult meal ticket is $9; Children (ages 5-12) is $4.50

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Wed. Oct. 10

Together Farms Wine Night

Together Farms hosts is last wine dinner of the year. Chef Andrew Johnson is developing a menu to pair with the course of wines. The farmers will be available before the event for a mini tour to answer any questions and share their visions and passions.

Together Farms W93 Norden Rd, Mondovi

Cost: $55

Age: 21+

5:45-6:30pm Wed. Oct. 10

Sport Tykes Sampler

Children are welcome to enjoy a variety of sports by learning a new and exciting one each week. Includes Basketball, Volleyball, T-Ball, Soccer, Kickball, Football, and Track. Along with having fun together, there will be a strong emphasis on learning to take turns and follow directions.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $80 for 7 weeks

Age: Ages 4-6

6-8pm Wed. Oct. 10

Write Memoir: Letting our Senses Guide our Stories

Use the five senses to recall meaningful life memories and write about them. Recall memorable moments worth writing about to create your personal life map. Open your mind to new perspectives on writing memoirs. Register today.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $139

Age: 18+

6-8pm Wed. Oct. 10

Your Journey Together

Your Journey Together is a 12-week parenting class for those looking to enhance their parenting experience. Childcare is provided. Space is limited, registration is required.

Family Support Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Wed. Oct. 10

Wine and Bingo Night

The Ivory Piano Bar hosts a wine and bingo night where you can win tons of prizes.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6pm Wed. Oct. 10

What’s Wrong with Grandma: Helping Children Understand Dementia

When dementia hits, it can be hard for kids to understand why their parent or grandparent is changing. At this presentation you will learn how dementia can affect children, explore ways to explain the disease, and how to answer their questions.

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

6-7pm Wed. Oct. 10

Meditation for Inner Authority

Do you often look to others for advice and validation? Reclaim your power, get clear on changes you want to see in your life, and feel confident in following through with them! Each week will involve a theme, self-inquiry, connection as a group, and practice of a different meditation technique.

Tuning Tree 515 South Barstow, Suite 117, Eau Claire

Cost: $120 for 6 week series

6pm Wed. Oct. 10

College Goal

A state event that provides free information and assistance to families who are filing out the FAFSA, the federally required form for students seeking financial aid for college. Volunteers from area colleges and universities will help students complete the application process.

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

Cost: FREE

6-7:30pm Wed. Oct. 10

Beginning Knitting 2

In this 3 part class, you will build on basic knitting skills learning increases and decreases to go beyond the knitting basics of knit/purl. Three sessions: Oct. 3, 10, 24.

Stitch Supply Co. 913 South Hillcrest Parkway, Altoona

Cost: $55

6-7pm Wed. Oct. 10

DIY Pizza Crust

Learn to make your own pizza crust from scratch with Menomonie Market’s Deli Manager, Layne! Create the recipe used on pizza day to bring home and top with your favorite foods.

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

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Wed. Oct. 10

Family Open Swim and Gym

Stay active this Fall and winter at Family Open Swim and Gym. Equipment will be provided for the open gyms. Appropriate indoor shoes are required in the gym. Children 2 and under are FREE.

South Middle School 2115 Mitscher Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

6:30-7:30pm Wed. Oct. 10

Sun Salutations Yoga - Session 1

Practice these asana sequences and enjoy a cool down meditation. This asana flow can be used to slow down, focus inward, and transition from day to night. Pre-register online or at the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $25

Age: Adults and teens 13+

6:30-8pm Wed. Oct. 10

Musky Tank Mixer Season 3: What Are Your Metrics?

Christian Gausman, Director of Engineering at OEM Fabricators in Woodville, and Steve Meyer, owner of Future Farm Grown in Baldwin, will join Musky Tank to discuss how to incorporate metrics to drive productivity, growth, and profits.

Lucette Brewing Company 910 Hudson Rd., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

6:35-7:20pm Wed. Oct. 10

Sport Tykes Sampler

Children are welcome to enjoy a variety of sports by learning a new and exciting one each week. Includes Basketball, Volleyball, T-Ball, Soccer, Kickball, Football, and Track. Along with having fun together, there will be a strong emphasis on learning to take turns and follow directions.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $80 for 7 weeks

Age: Ages 4-6

6:45-7:45pm Wed. Oct. 10

Deep and Shallow Water Fitness

Join Eau Claire Parks & Recreation for water fitness fun. Drop-ins for this program are welcome but admission must be paid with a City Pass. Purchase them at our Parks and Recreation Administrative Office Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Passes are $40.

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

Cost: $58 or $48 for City Residents

Age: Ages 16+

7pm Wed. Oct. 10

Poker Night at Big T's

4 weeks to qualify then BIG tournament with lots of extra prizes & cash to be won. One free beverage weekly for all players. Test your skills.

Big T's 2007 3rd St, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 buy in; 12 week format

7-9pm Wed. Oct. 10

Jazz Session

A night of jazz and improvised music with host, Josh Gallagher. New guests each week, drawing from the large talent pool of the Chippewa Valley. Jazzers are welcome to bring their horn and sit in on a tune or two.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Wed. Oct. 10

Pragda Spanish Film Festival at UW-Stout: Birdboy

Pragda Spanish Film Festival at UW-Stout presents "Birdboy," a sophisticated animated film from Spain.

Harvey Hall Theatre 3rd Street East, UW-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 13 plus

7pm Wed. Oct. 10

Hard Times: An Artistic Expression of Poverty in Eau Claire

A powerful, artistic display depicting the stories of poverty. A group of selected Eau Claire-area authors, local musicians, and modern dancers lend their talents together to create an experience designed to change hearts an minds. The event is free, but tickets are required. (Please see link.)

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7pm Wed. Oct. 10

Live Music: Dave Arcari

Scottish alternative blues troubadour Dave Arcari's sounds owe as much to trash country, punk and rockabilly as they do pre-war Delta blues.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Age: All Ages

7:30-8:15pm Wed. Oct. 10

Everything Zen (All Levels Restorative Style Candlelight)

Everything Zen is about incorporating everything you have available to create Zen in our life - yoga poses, bolsters, blankets, essential oils, sounds, breath, hot stones, soothing music, breath work and meditation all in a candlelit setting.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 drop-in rate

Age: 18+

7:30-9pm Wed. Oct. 10

Working Women, Working Mothers

Working Women, Working Moms aims to highlight mothers that have contributed to their community. These quarterly meet-ups will spotlight two or more women as they share their experiences.

SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar 615 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: Suggested $5 Donation

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:45pm Wed. Oct. 10

Salsa & ChaCha Lessons and Dance

Learn to dance the Salsa and Cha Cha. There will be a lesson at 7:30pm learning new dance steps and turns followed by music to practice all your favorite moves. Casual attire.

Eau Claire Moose Lodge 3606 Curvue Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $12 per person, $8 Moose members & students

7:30pm Wed. Oct. 10

Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra Presents: Baroque Treasures

A collection of "Baroque Treasures". Included will be Bach's Orchestra Suite No. 1 in Major C, Es ist Vollbracht from St. John's Passion, and Mache Dich from St. Matthew's Passion to name a few.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $29 for adults, FREE for under 21

8-9:30pm Wed. Oct. 10

General Knowledge Trivia

Tonight's theme: no theme! Geography? Current Events? Science? Fashion? Sports? How much do you know? Put a team together and come test your general smarts and skills. Prizes in store. No need to preregister, just put a team together and come play. Prizes for winning teams.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Wed. Oct. 10

Live Music: False Heather

Playing rock and roll from the 80s, 90s, 00s, and today.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Ongoing Events For 10/10/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Adult Open Hockey

Every Wednesday until Mar. 27 2019, 8:45-10:15pm; Every Sunday until Mar. 31 2019, 8:45-10:15pm;

Adult Open Broomball

Every Sunday until Mar. 31 2019, 8:45-10:15pm; Every Wednesday until Apr. 24 2019, 8:45-10:15pm;

Events with Tickets