Events For 10/24/2018

7:30am-1pm Wed. Oct. 24

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. 24

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. 24

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. 24

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. 24

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. 24

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. 24

Super Small Science: Exploring Frozen Freshwater

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

11-11:30am Wed. Oct. 24

Get Up & Go: Keep It Up

Designed to keep your kiddos moving, these fun and physical games teach teamwork and skills that can carry home to your own backyard. This week's activity is keep it up with balloons.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

noon Wed. Oct. 24

Mai Neng Moua - 
The Bride Price: A Hmong Wedding Story

Mai Neng Moua will discuss the importance of written literature in the Hmong community, which has only had a formal writing system since the 1950s, and share reactions to the memoir from members of her own community. Lunch at noon, presentation at 12:30pm.

Chippewa Valley Museum 1204 E. Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: Lunch reservation required, presentation open to the public

noon Wed. Oct. 24

The Bride Price: A Hmong Wedding Story

Author Mai Neng Moua discusses the importance of the written word in the Hmong community and shares reactions to memoirs from other members of her community, focusing on bride prices as an antiquated tradition.

Chippewa Valley Museum 1204 E. Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15

1-3pm Wed. Oct. 24

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

1:30pm Wed. Oct. 24

Music Carries Power to Heal

Discover how to harness the power of music to bring improvement in your daily life. We will bring live musical examples and practical guides to use music in your own life in a mindful way, the beauty, the strength and the wellness from within. Presenter: Sheila Wall, MT, MBA.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

2-3pm Wed. Oct. 24

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. 24

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. 24

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

4-5:30pm Wed. Oct. 24

Gather, Grog and Give

Anu Family Services will be honoring Wisconsin Foster Closet with a “Champion for Children” Award. Foster Closet seeks to provide aid by supplying clothing and other items free of charge to children in foster care.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

4:45-5:45pm Wed. Oct. 24

Vinyasa Yoga

This type of yoga marries continuous movement with breath. It is a faster flowing class, but this series will teach from the beginner level and give options to advance from there so you can choose your level and challenge yourself. Mats and blocks provided.

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

Cost: Drop-in $10

Age: All Ages

5:45-6:30pm Wed. Oct. 24

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. 24

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. 24

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. 24

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+

6-7:30pm Wed. Oct. 24

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

6-8pm Wed. Oct. 24

Acrylic Pour Painting Workshop

Understand the nature of fluid acrylics as we walk through basic techniques and materials with hands-on practice. Create two unique works of art using 8x10” canvases. You do not need any art experience to create a masterpiece. All materials, snacks, and sips. Adult beverages are also available.

Art on the Ridge 525 Park Ridge Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

Age: Ages 8+

6-8pm Wed. Oct. 24

Summit Brewing Tasting

Meet the Rep from Summit Brewing and try out some of their beers. Tapping Dark Infusion, Dakota Soul and more. Raffles every 30 minutes.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6:30-9pm Wed. Oct. 24

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. 24

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. 24

Dunn County Democrats General Member Meeting

The Dunn County Democrats will host their General Member meeting. Meet friends, new and old, and learn about opportunities to be a part of the Blue Wave. All are Welcome. Refreshments served.

Dunn County Democrats Office 710 4th St. East, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:35-7:20pm Wed. Oct. 24

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. 24

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. 24

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. 24

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

7-8pm Wed. Oct. 24

William Kent Krueger: 
The Transformative Power of Stories

Join William Kent Krueger for a consideration of the importance of stories, how they shape our understanding of the world and inspire us to become the people we want to be. William Kent Kreuger is the author of the New York Times best-selling Cork O’Connor mystery series, set in the great Northwoods of Minnesota.

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

Cost: FREE

7-9pm Wed. Oct. 24

Adult Open Pickleball

A great way to exercise and meet other individuals in the community.

Delong Middle School 2000 Vine St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass

Age: Ages 18+

7-9pm Wed. Oct. 24

Adult Open Basketball

Eau Claire Parks & Recreation hosts adult open basketball.

South Middle School 2115 Mitscher Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass

Age: Ages 18+

7-9pm Wed. Oct. 24

Messages From Beyond

Gather with Psychic Tami Muska-Flach for a group reading. Tami will communicate with your loved ones that have passed over to deliver messages to you in a comfortable and safe environment. Not everyone is guaranteed a reading.

Tanglewood Greens 2200 Crestwood Dr., Menomonie

Cost: $25 in advance, $30 at the door

Age: All Ages

7:30-8:15pm Wed. Oct. 24

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+

7:30-9:45pm Wed. Oct. 24

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. 24

UWEC Theater Presents: The Laramie Project

About the local reaction to the 1998 murder of a gay University of Wyoming student, Matthew Shepard, in Laramie, Wyoming. The murder exposed Wyoming's lack of hate crime laws.

Riverside Theatre - Haas Fine Arts Center, UW-Eau Claire 121 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: Ticket Price TBA

8-9:30pm Wed. Oct. 24

Horror Movie Trivia

How much do you know about horror movies? From silent films to today, arthouse to schlock, foreign and domestic - this night of trivia will test your knowledge of horror movies. All ages, but horror movies aren't for kids, right? Prizes for winning teams.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 10/24/2018

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