Events For 10/12/2018

Fri. Oct. 12

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

9-10am Fri. Oct. 12

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

9-11:30am Fri. Oct. 12

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

10am-7pm Fri. Oct. 12

Friends of the Chippewa Falls Public Library Book Sale

Books for all ages as well as audiovisual materials will be offered for sale. A bag sale will be held on Saturday. Donations of newer, gently used books may be donated up until the time of the sale.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30-11:30am Fri. Oct. 12

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

5-6pm Fri. Oct. 12

Adapting L2 Teaching Practices to Support Non-Binary Students

Dr. Kris Knisely (University of Arizona) will discuss gender diversity as it relates to inclusive language teaching practices. A number of strategies for increasing inclusiveness and supporting diversity in all second language classrooms will be presented and discussed.

Centennial Hall, Room 1916 1698 Park Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 16+

5pm Fri. Oct. 12

Spell Candle Workshop

This workshop provides instruction and materials for you to make a spell candle for success, health, or prosperity. You may come with a specific thing in mind, or create a candle to bring general success, prosperity, or healing.

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

Cost: $10 for 1, $3 for each additional candle

5-9pm Fri. Oct. 12

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

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Oct. 12

Dinner Jazz: '58 Belvedere

'58 Belvedere is a trio performing original compositions by Dean Granros (guitar) and group improvisation. The raw edge of Granros' guitar combined with the extraordinary drum and bass team of Dave Power and Pat Keen provides a new and unfiltered take on the idea of the jazz power trio.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30pm Fri. Oct. 12

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…

Dooley's Pub 442 Water St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

5:30-6:30pm Fri. Oct. 12

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. 12

Nick Hensley Live

Nick Hensley’s Love Songs For Angry Men has maintained a full schedule since 2002, averaging more than 200 shows a year. He has shared the stage with several national-level acts.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages with parent

6-10pm Fri. Oct. 12

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. 12

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

6pm Fri. Oct. 12

Startup 48

For anyone who is interested in entrepreneurship and wants to meet like-minded individuals in the community. Attendees have a wide variety of backgrounds - including developers, coders, designers, marketers, financiers, and business owners.

Jamf 215 Riverfront Terr., Eau Claire

Cost: $95 General Admisison, Student and Veteran ticket cost $45

Age: 18+

6-9pm Fri. Oct. 12

The Twisted Trail of Terror

The Playhouse presents three weekends of serious Halloween haunting this October with the Trail of Terror. Children who scare easily should come before 7pm – after that, the lights go down and the scare-o-meter goes up!

The Playhouse s7650 State Hwy 37, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

6pm Fri. Oct. 12

Steppin' Up For Dyslexia

Attendees will enjoy beer, wine, & amazing food. A DJ will keep things moving with a Diamond Dig, chances to win at Wine or Dine, Rollin’ in the Dough for a chance to win $500 cash, get great prizes at the Lady Luck or Macho Man tables filled with themed prizes, Spin-a-Raffle, and a Live and Silent Auction.

Children's Dyslexia Center 616 Graham Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

Age: All Ages

6pm Fri. Oct. 12

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Five years after the events of Mamma Mia! (2008), Sophie prepares for the grand reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna as she learns more about her mother's past.

UW-Stout, Applied Arts 210 415 13th Ave E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-7:30pm Fri. Oct. 12

Science of Brewing at Modicum Brewing Co.

Talking about all things beer, from the biology of raw materials all the way through to the biochemical reactions in the brewing process. Covers topics relating to chemistry, microbiology, botany and even a little physics (specifically gases).

Modicum Brewing Company 3732 Spooner Ave Suite A, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6:30pm Fri. Oct. 12

DIY WI Cutout Sign

Choose from one of their designs including the option to include wood cut in the shape of Wisconsin that you would put your stencil on.

Cheers Pablo 2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A, Eau Claire

Cost: $35-45

Age: All Ages

6:40-8pm Fri. Oct. 12

Intro to Aerials Workshop

Get your first taste of the aerial life with this introductory class that will encourage you to explore your own strength and grace in a fun and supportive environment. This workshops will go over the basic skills and safety that allow a play practice on the lyra and aerial silks.

Moonrise Aerials Studio 800 Wisconsin Street; Banbury Place Building 13, Room 112, Eau Claire

Cost: $45

7-10pm Fri. Oct. 12

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+

7pm Fri. Oct. 12

Stand Up Comedy: Christie Buchele

Christie Buchele is from Denver, Colorado. Christie made a name for herself by the heart-wrenching and hilarious realities of being a woman with a disability. Christie has been featured on TV on Viceland’s Flophouse; Hidden America with Jonah Ray; and Laughs on Fox.

Bye the Willow 501 N. High St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10adv, $15door

Age: 21+

7pm Fri. Oct. 12

Cadott Schools Presents: The Wizard of Oz

Cadott Schools is proud to present the classic musical, The Wizard of Oz! Take a trip down the yellow brick road and let’s travel “Over the Rainbow” together. Tickets may be purchased at the door.

Cadott High School 426 Myrtle St., Cadott

Cost: $12-Adults, $8-Students

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Fri. Oct. 12

Live Music: 7Swing

7Swing is a dance band as well as the perfect band to sit back and relax with. Featuring Cathy Reitz on vocals, a rhythm section and Band and Swing favorites of the 30's, 40's and 50's, along with 3 horns make up the group.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-11pm Fri. Oct. 12

Ski Sprites Haunted House

The Ski Sprites are hosting their annual Haunted House. A scary walk-thru with interactive haunts, changing scares and a thrill around every corner. Not for the timid.

Ski Sprites Haunted House 415 S. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 at the door, $9 with a non-perishable food donation, $8 in advance

Age: All ages, 12+ recommended

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Oct. 12

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. 12

Ole Runs for Office: A Musical within a Comedy

Will Lena talk Ole out of the political limelight or cave in to the glamour of being “first lady of the lodge”? Be a part of all of the craziness yourself when you, the audience, determines the outcome in this laugh riot.

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

Cost: Adults $15, Seniors $14, and Youth $9.

7:30pm Fri. Oct. 12

Menomonie Theater Guild Presents: Dracula

The 1927 adaptation of Bram Stoker’s legendary novel Dracula.

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

Cost: Ticket price TBA

7:30pm Fri. Oct. 12

ECCT Presents: Our Town

Set in the small town of Grover's Corners and told through three acts: "Daily Life," "Love and Marriage," and "Death and Eternity," this timeless classic follows the Webb and Gibbs families as their children fall in love, marry, and eventually in one of the most famous scenes in American theatre, die.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Ticket Price TBA

7:30pm Fri. Oct. 12

Wind Symphony and Symphony Band

This concert highlights the work of the top university concert bands, ranging from small chamber works to large wind ensembles.

Pablo Center at the Confluence - RCU Theatre 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $3.50 students, $7 adults

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Oct. 12

Two Griffins Theater Presents: Nosferatu

"Nosferatu" is an original adaption loosely based on the 1922 German silent film of the same name. For mature audiences only.

The Grand Theatre 102 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 adults, $10 kids

Age: Mature audiences

8-10:30pm Fri. Oct. 12

Northern Saw-whet Owl Banding

Northern Saw-whet Owl migration is getting underway and Beaver Creek Bird Banders will once again open the banding station to allow you to see these charismatic night flyers.

Citizen Science Center - Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Hwy K, Fall Creek

Cost: Friends free, Nonmembers $1 per child, $3 per Adult

8pm Fri. Oct. 12

Divide The Fall EP Release

Divide the Fall is a rock metal band from Minneapolis. She'll be joined by EAON, ERIS, and Evernoir.

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

Cost: $10

Age: 21+

9pm Fri. Oct. 12

Live Music: Contradiction

Contradiction plays rock & country music.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Fri. Oct. 12

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Five years after the events of Mamma Mia! (2008), Sophie prepares for the grand reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna as she learns more about her mother's past.

UW-Stout, Applied Arts 210 415 13th Ave E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11pm Fri. Oct. 12

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 10/12/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Events with Tickets