Events For 10/13/2018

Sat. Oct. 13

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+

Sat. Oct. 13

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 Sat. Oct. 13

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. 13

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

9am-noon Sat. Oct. 13

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-3pm Sat. Oct. 13

Halloween Craft & Vendor Show

Craft & vendors will be holding a Halloween sale. Booth space are available for both days. Everyone is welcome, parents are encouraged to dress up their kids for some early trick-or-treating. Candy will be provided.

Dunn County Historical Society 1820 Wakanda Street, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-2pm Sat. Oct. 13

Local Indoor Art Market – Art on the Ridge

Come and Enjoy Local Artisans and Crafters. Displays of original art, handmade crafted items, and vintage electronic treasures. Door prizes are given away too.

Art on the Ridge 525 Park Ridge Court, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-2:30pm Sat. Oct. 13

Babysitter Training

Students learn life-saving skills such as how to rescue someone who’s choking and helpful information like what to do if there’s severe weather. The lessons are filled with fun activities and role-playing exercises. Please bring a bag lunch.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $45, Community $70

Age: Ages 10-15

9am-4pm Sat. Oct. 13

STEM Day Camp

A fun day of learning with Blugold Beginnings mentors and UW-Eau Claire faculty about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math at UW-Eau Claire. $20 registration fee includes t-shirt, lunch, and project supplies. Register by October 5th.

Cost: $20 Includes t-shirt, lunch, and project supplies

Age: Third through fifth grade

9am Sat. Oct. 13

Chippewa Valley Montessori Footslog Trail Run & Nature Walk

A 5K trail run/walk at 9am (packet pickup starts at 8:30am) and family friendly 1 mile nature walk at 10:30am. This event takes place on the beautiful Lowes Creek Trails in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Proceeds of this fun, family friendly event benefit the Chippewa Valley Montessori Charter School.

Eau Claire County Expo Center 5530 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: 5k trail run/walk $20; 1 mile nature quest $15. Price increases after 9/19

Age: All Ages

9am Sat. Oct. 13

Jack O' Lantern Festival & 5K Zombie Run

Takes runners through the haunted woods of Spooner. Participants are encouraged to dress up in their scariest zombie attire. Day of race registration 2:30-4:30pm. The Festival will have carving and scarecrow contests, inflatables and kids activities, and craft and farmer's market.

Spooner Municipal Parking Lot Walnut St., Spooner

Cost: See contact info for cost

9am-6pm Sat. Oct. 13

Grand Opening of Simply Enjoyed Treasures

Simply Enjoyed Treasures is a consignment boutique exclusively sourced by local Artisans and Crafters.

Simply Enjoyed Treasures 1518 Main Street Unit B, Bloomer

10am-2pm Sat. Oct. 13

Midwest Craft Brewers Conference

An experts panel and a round-table Q&A at Stout Ale House. Brewing experts include - Terri Lee from Lee Branding, and Jeff O'Brien from Chestnut Cambronne Attorneys at Law. An Oktoberfest will follow. Bring your best Oktoberfest beer and early winter seasonals.

Stout Ale House & Broadway Bowl 1501 N. Broadway St., Menomonie

Cost: $100

Age: 21+

10am-5pm Sat. Oct. 13

17th Annual West Wisconsin Railroad Club Train Show

The show will feature operating model trains in many sizes for all ages to see. There will be vendors selling model trains, accessories, toys, railroad theme hats and shirts throughout the event. Sign up to win a train set.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Adults $6, Children $3; FREE for children 5 and under

Age: All Ages

10am-6pm Sat. Oct. 13

Glass Pumpkin Patch

Bring the whole family and take a walk through the glass pumpkin patch. Each glass pumpkin is hand blown by the owners of The Glass Orchard and ready to decorate your home for the harvest season or be given as a gift. Glass pumpkins and Honeycrisp apples are for sale.

The Glass Orchard 130 Deerfield Road, Eau Claire

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. Oct. 13

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

10-11:30am Sat. Oct. 13

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-2pm Sat. Oct. 13

4th Annual Fall Creek Fall Merchant Fest

Over 50 vendors. Food, fun, shopping, prizes, & music. Free for kids-games, face painting, and hayrides.

Fall Creek Fall Merchant Fest 123 S State Street, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-11:30am Sat. Oct. 13

Cemetery Walk

In this guided tour of the East Lawn Cemetery, visit 11 notable women from Augusta's past. The walk will meet at the two pines near the front entrance. Good shoes and a walking stick or cane are encouraged for those who need extra support.

East Lawn Cemetery Hwy 12, Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-1pm Sat. Oct. 13

Weekend Brunch: Nick Seeger

Seeger, a staple in the Eau Claire bluegrass scene, will play a mix of fiddle tunes, Celtic, and some originals with fiddle and square neck guitar.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sat. Oct. 13

Grossology: The Science of Bodily Functions

Are your kids fascinated by snot, farts and other impolite bodily functions? Come for a morning devoted to gross science. Dive into the ickiest parts of the human body and learn why they're actually important for keeping people healthy.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sat. Oct. 13

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

10-11am Sat. Oct. 13

All About Nettle

Nettle has many more benefits to offer and Kerri Kiernan, Master Herbalist of River Prairie Apothecary, wants to share all of her knowledge with you about this invaluable plant including how to source, prepare, use and store nettle.

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

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

10:30-11am Sat. Oct. 13

Story Time at Dotters Books

Join Dotters each Saturday morning for Story Time. Guest readers will share two picture books with kids of all ages. They'll have donuts from Roadside Bakery and fresh brewed coffee for you to enjoy (donations for treats are welcome, but not necessary).

Dotters Books 1602 Hogeboom Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-1pm Sat. Oct. 13

Spooktacular Spider Wreath

Create your very own spooky, scary spider's web wreath with Charlene using stretchy yarn, burlap, and ribbon. Real spiders and trick-or-treaters not included. For ages 18 and up. Registration is required. Register online starting Monday, September 24.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

11am-1pm Sat. Oct. 13

Citizens Climate Lobby Meeting

A nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that can empower you to become an advocate for a livable world. Thousands of volunteers speak powerfully to their elected officials, the news media and their local communities to help stabilize the climate and boost the economy with a carbon fee and dividend that is simple, fair and market friendly.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-1pm Sat. Oct. 13

Sthira Sukha: Exploring Ease

Sthira Sukha: exploring ease in your practice. In this workshop we will discuss the context of this sutra, find ease in your postures and in your meditation.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 for members; $25 for non-members

Age: 18+

noon-4pm Sat. Oct. 13

Eau Claire County Humane Association's 50th Anniversary

Bring the whole family, including your dog(s) to participate in these fun festivities: access to the walking trails and agility yard, enter the Packer's raffle to win 4 tickets and a parking pass to the December 9th game against the Atlanta Falcons, and micro-chipping & nail trimming.

Eau Claire County Humane Association 3900 Old Town Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-3:30pm Sat. Oct. 13

Bowl Painting Party

Paint a bowl that will be donated to Feed My People Food Bank’s biggest fundraiser of the year next spring - Empty Bowls. A $5 suggested donation to help cover the cost of materials. No experience necessary. Limited supplies. RSVP by phone.

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

Cost: FREE, $5 suggested donation

Age: Ages 8+

1-2pm Sat. Oct. 13

Hoof on the Roof - Folk Music

Concert features the fiddle and accordion, including stories, demonstrations, singalongs and some dancing. Performance is based on the book, Little House in the Big Woods that takes place in Pepin, Wisconsin.

Augusta Memorial Public Library 113 North Stone St, Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-6pm Sat. Oct. 13

Ice Haven Haunted Dungeon

Enter at your own risk – every nightmare comes true in this haunted dungeon.

Banbury Place 800 WIsconsin St. Eau Claire, WI 54703

Cost: $5 Per Person

Age: 13+ Recommended

1:30-3:30pm Sat. Oct. 13

Beginner Cosplay Workshop

Get tips, tricks, and techniques for any beginner cosplayer. Bring an item to modify, your ideas, and any large materials needed for your project. Tools & small supplies will be available. Space is limited and registration is required.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

2-5pm Sat. Oct. 13

Live Music: 58 Belvedere

The raw edge of Granros' guitar combined with the extraordinary drum and bass team of Dave Power (The Staves, Aero Flynn) and Pat Keen (Wei Zhongle, Humbird) provides a new and unfiltered take on the idea of the jazz power trio.

Autumn Harvest Winery 19947 Cty Hwy J, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

2-4pm Sat. Oct. 13

Cacoon Cardigan Crochet Class

Resident Crochet instructor, Alie will teach you to make this cozy shrug-style cardigan. Since this sweater is just a large granny square, the perfect project for beginning crocheters. Bring your own materials.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $40

Age: Ages 16+

2-4pm Sat. Oct. 13

Succulent Planter Workshop

No Pre-Registration required. $12 for a small planter (choose your planter, 2 plants and any decorations) $20 for a large planter (choose your planter, up to 5 plants, and any decorations). All materials provided.

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

Cost: $12 or $20

Age: All Ages

3pm Sat. Oct. 13

House Plant Care & Transplant Workshop

This class will cover what plants work in which environments, how to care for them, and even how to transplant.

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

3-4pm Sat. Oct. 13

How To Adult (kind of)-Resume Basics

Basic "How To's" for Patrons 16-25 yrs. Resume Basics: Eric Atkinson, Chief of Police will teach the "How To's" of resume building. Examples will be available and snacks provided.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 16-25 yrs

3-5pm Sat. Oct. 13

Pub Sing

The popular Twin Cities Pub Sing comes to Menomonie. Folks bring their songs to share, and everyone joins in on the chorus. You can lead a song or sing along. Please no songbooks/sheets to hand out. All songs unaccompanied.

The Duke and Dagger 120 6th Avenue West, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3-4pm Sat. Oct. 13

The Science of Baking

Learn about the science behind baking with Richard Thomas, owner of Barking Dog Bakery and former owner of The Creamery Restaurant and River Valley Bakery.

Forage 930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 12+

3:30-7pm Sat. Oct. 13

Pig Roast

Enjoy the beautiful autumn weather and a tasty brew while the Kickory Kist BBQ pig roasts low and slow all day. Serving should start around 3:30pm and last until we run out.

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

Age: All Ages

4-5pm Sat. Oct. 13

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

4-8pm Sat. Oct. 13

Menomonie Oktoberfest

Grab your best lederhosen and get ready to party. A ticket will get you your very own glass to take home, all the beer you can sample, and an evening of polka. There will also be a brat feed, so come hungry. Designated Driver tickets for just $5.

Tanglewood Greens 2200 Crestwood Dr., Menomonie

Cost: $30 in advance, $40 at the door for the beer sampling pass. $5 for the Designated Driver pass.

Age: All Ages

4pm-2:30am Sat. Oct. 13

2018 Zombie Eau-Pocalypse

Pre-party starts at 4pm at Wigwam Sports Depot where you can get dressed in your best Zombie gear with makeup provided by the tavern. The free crawl begins at your own pace at 6pm with no particular order. Participating bars include Scooters, The Plus, The Mousetrap, Fire House, and Clancy's.

Wigwam Tavern 314 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

5pm Sat. Oct. 13

Krampus-Making Workshop

In European folklore, the Krampus is St. Nicholaus' dark servant - a hairy, horned, supernatural beast whose pointed ears and long slithering tongue gave misbehaving children the creeps. It may not be time for the holidays yet, but Halloween is the perfect time to craft this creepy beast.

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

Cost: $25

Age: 18+

6-10pm Sat. Oct. 13

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+

6-8pm Sat. Oct. 13

IIT Put a Spell on Us Date Night

A great evening with your spouse where you take a good look at any ghosts from your past that might be causing problems in your marriage. Appetizers and beverages included and a cash bar will be available. Costumes are encouraged but not required.

The Barrel Room Wine Bar 320 Main St. E., Menomonie

Cost: $40/Couple

Age: 18+

6-8pm Sat. Oct. 13

Live Music: Steve Szydel

Steve writes songs that tell a story - when he plays his songs for people, he hopes they can relate to the story being told.

Chippewa River Distillery & Brewster Bros. Brewing Co. 402 W River St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

6-9pm Sat. Oct. 13

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

7-9:30pm Sat. Oct. 13

Prairie Fire Lady Choir

This amazing a cappella group of unique women join their voices in support of the arts, community, and creativity. Their repertoire includes surprising covers form Prince, Twisted Sister, Leonard Cohen, Bikini Kill, and many others, including originals like Floodplain Ballad.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: $15 Advance, $18 At the Door (until sold out)

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Oct. 13

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

7-10pm Sat. Oct. 13

Live Music: Davey J and Friends

Davey J is familiar to the region as bandleader for the former band leader for the Minneapolis based Jones Tones. In newer musical combos lead by Davey J, you can still hear a full range of sound with influences from blues, rock & roll, reggae, Sun Records style country, and urban folk.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-11pm Sat. Oct. 13

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

7:30pm Sat. Oct. 13

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 Sat. Oct. 13

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 Sat. Oct. 13

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 Sat. Oct. 13

Phantom Tollbooth

Enchantment Theatre Company is thrilled to bring this captivating story to the stage. Using puppets, masks, magic, inventive scenic effects and original music, the wonder and adventure of the story comes alive. Journey along with Milo to the Lands Beyond and discover that with humor, good friends and a little bit of courage, anything is possible.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $10-35

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Oct. 13

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

8-11pm Sat. Oct. 13

Live Music: RUM Trio

RUM Trio is a group of seasoned musicians bringing the best in jazz, gypsy swing, blues, and classic popular music from the 20th century.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8-11pm Sat. Oct. 13

Kevin & Austin Lombardo Live

Every Friday features singer/songwriters from all across the Midwest. Kevin and Austin Lombardo are a father-son acoustic duo playing in venues from the St. Croix River Valley to Eau Claire. The songs are arranged acoustically, heavy on guitar and melodic harmonies.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8pm Sat. Oct. 13

Live Music: Dawn Marie

Live music from Dawn Marie.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Age: 21+

8pm Sat. Oct. 13

Live Music: Conniption + Toxic Ruin + Killing Rapunzel

Conniption is an American Heavy Metal band from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Toxic Ruin is a thrash, progressive, death metal outfit from Sheboygan. Killing Rapunzel is an original hard rock band from central Wisconsin.

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

Cost: $7adv, $10door

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Oct. 13

Late 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

9pm Sat. Oct. 13

Live Music: Contradiction

Contradiction plays rock & country music.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

10pm Sat. Oct. 13

Live Music: Goulash

A 3 piece Reggae/Rock band hailing from Minneapolis, MN, Goulash blends all there influences together creating their own unique style of reggae music.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

11pm Sat. Oct. 13

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 10/13/2018

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