Events For 10/26/2018

3-8pm Fri. Oct. 26

Grand Opening - Visit Eau Claire's Experience Center

Visit Eau Claire is excited to announce the opening of their new experience center - an artful and one-of-a-kind space for visitors and locals alike to get inspiration for exploring Eau Claire and the greater Chippewa Valley. There will be live entertainment, local samplings and free giveaways.

Visit Eau Claire's Experience Center 128 Graham Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4:30-6:30pm Fri. Oct. 26

YMCA Monster Bash

A fun, free Halloween party for the whole community. Members and non-members alike are welcome to join as the gyms are transformed into a Halloween jamboree, complete with games, music, activities, snacks, prizes, costumes and so much more.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-8pm Fri. Oct. 26

Final Fridays Studio Crawl

The AFS Artisans welcome you to come and stroll through our entire building. Interact with over 40 creators and see what talent is created within the walls of Artisan Forge and beyond.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Fri. Oct. 26

Royal Credit Union Spook Night

A kid friendly Halloween “Spook Night” full of fun and excitement. DJ entertainment, huge inflatables, face painting, games and prizes. The Haunted Tunnel, Sea of Spiders and Touch and Feel Guessing Game are just a few of the spooktacular activities that your kids will love.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $5/person, FREE for kids 2 and under

Age: All Ages

5-11pm Fri. Oct. 26

Halloween Bash

An autumn-inspired meal by Forage, live music with Liscio Jazz, and a limited-edition bier by Lazy Monk: The Monster Monk Ale. Costume contest at 10pm finishes the night.

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

5-8pm Fri. Oct. 26

CEDE Pop Up at Token Jewelry

Token Jewelry hosts CEDE, Eau Claire's newest clothing designer. Owner Elizabeth de Cleyre specializes in made-to-measure, custom garments. Samples will be on hand for custom orders, and one-off pieces and seconds will be available for purchase.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30pm Fri. Oct. 26

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…

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Oct. 26

Live Music: Bourbon House Acoustic

Bourbon House Acoustic shows are rockin', soulful and groovy, drawing on inspiration from the belting singers and guitar heroes of the late 1960's and 1970's. Expect to hear a diverse mix of Southern rock, psychedelia, blues, and hard rock.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages with parent

5:30-9pm Fri. Oct. 26

3rd Annual Ladies Night Out

Enjoy organic wine, chair massage, taco bar, guest speakers, vendors, and healthy chocolate. Burn Boot Camp is also hosting an optional outdoor workout beforehand. Featured speakers include Dr. Emily Alsheskie, Dr. Jay LaGuardia, and Parker LeMire.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $10

Age: 21+

6-10pm Fri. Oct. 26

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. 26

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

6-9:30pm Fri. Oct. 26

Connell's Family Orchard Field of Screams

Haunted walk through the corn. Free wagon ride to the field. Hot cider, coffee, and bakery treats available. Last ticket sold at 9:30pm.

Connell's Orchard 19372 County Hwy OO, Chippewa Falls

Cost: Adults $10, Children $7

6-7:30pm Fri. Oct. 26

Meet Local Author Chris Weiner & Book Signing

Local author, Chris Weiner, will visit The Broom & Crow to share some spooky stories from his time as a paranormal investigator, answer a few questions, and sign his books, Spirits of the Chippewa and Haunted Chippewa Falls. Light refreshments will be provided.

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

Cost: $5 Tickets, books available for $10

6-8pm Fri. Oct. 26

Fall Harvest Dinner

Five & Two's in-house chefs will be making a scrumptious meal including Wild Mushroom Soup, Apple Cranberry Stuffed Pork Loin, Roasted Seasonal Vegetables, Apple Crisp and more. A delicious vegetarian option will be available, on prior request.

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

Cost: $40

Age: Adults

6-9:30pm Fri. Oct. 26

Field of Screams

Free wagon ride to the haunted field. Hot cider, coffee, and bakery treats available in store.

Connell's Orchard 19372 County Hwy OO, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10 Adults, $7 Kids (12 and under)

Age: All Ages

6:30-8pm Fri. Oct. 26

Food for Change Film Showing

A documentary film focusing on food co-ops as a force for dynamic social and economic change in American culture. The first film to examine the important historical role played by food co-ops, their pioneering quest for organic foods, and their current efforts to create regional food systems.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. Oct. 26

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+

7-10pm Fri. Oct. 26

Live Music: Jackson Jalowitz

Jackson blends some traditional covers with country music from the 90's to what you hear on the radio today, dusting in a few originals.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-10pm Fri. Oct. 26

Spooky Hollow Haunted Barn

This is a family run haunted barn. Featuring a new layout every year. They continue to make up new rooms and new scare tactics.

Spooky Hollow Haunted Barn W141 Segerstrom Road, Mondovi

Cost: $8

7pm Fri. Oct. 26

Live Music: Wandarlie

Performs folk and cover songs with soul and emotion. Wandarlie has two musicians, Wanda Miller (vocalist) and Charlie Walters (Guitarist), both lifelong musicians that live in the Eau Claire area. They formed the band in August 2016. You will see them performing at various venues in Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Oct. 26

UWEC International Film Series: What We Do in the Shadows

Viago, Deacon, and Vladislav are vampires who are finding that modern life has them struggling with the mundane - like paying rent, keeping up with the chore wheel, trying to get into nightclubs, and overcoming flatmate conflicts.

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

Cost: $5 individual film screening; $10 for yearly pass, $20 for families

Age: Rated R

7-10:30pm Fri. Oct. 26

Converge Radio Presents: Bad Bad Hats

Named for a trouble-making character from the Madeline children's books, Bad Bad Hats is defined by a balance of sweet and sour. Their music honors classic pop songwriting, with nods to nineties rock simplicity and pop-punk frivolity. Opening act: Whale House.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. Oct. 26

The Dark Woods: A Haunted Trail

Join a lantern-led haunted walk through the Lions Club nature trail where you will be told haunting tales of murder, revenge, and ghosts.

Dunn County Historical Society 1820 Wakanda Street, Menomonie

Cost: Preorder $5, Night Of $10

Age: 12+

7-11pm Fri. Oct. 26

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

7-10pm Fri. Oct. 26

Eau Claire County 4-H Haunted Barn

The haunted barn is fun for all ages. At the event there will be concessions, and a bonfire. The proceeds benefit Eau Claire County 4-H and Feed My People Food Bank.

Rockin' T-R Ranch 8020 Curvue Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 GA or $5 with a canned food item

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Oct. 26

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. 26

Acrobat Laura Ernst

Laura is a juggler and an acrobat. Laura has a variety of stunts that range from “death defying” to ridiculously funny. In 2008 Laura won 1st place at the World Juggling Federation, placing her among the best jugglers in the world. Never settling for average, Laura has invented innovative props and brings new life to old favorites.

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

Cost: Adults $13, Seniors $12, Youth $6, Family of Four $32

7:30pm Fri. Oct. 26

Tony Jackson at the Pablo Center

Country musician Tony Jackson performs classics and original works at the RCU Theatre.

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

Cost: Starting at $25

7:30pm Fri. Oct. 26

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

8pm Fri. Oct. 26

Common Denominator Halloween Event

Common Denominator Halloween party. Costume contest for a $50 tab. Show off your Halloween spirit.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Age: 21+

8pm Fri. Oct. 26

Live Music: Blue Felix + Catechize + Enemy X

Blue Felix is a national touring band based out of Minneapolis, MN. Blue Felix is charged with high energy shows with engaging music for all walks of life. They'll be joined by Catechize and Enemy X.

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

Cost: $10

Age: 21+

8pm Fri. Oct. 26

Live Music: Trapper Schoepp

NPR Music describes Trapper Schoepp as “Rootsy, cinematic rock that charms as it soars.”

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

8pm Fri. Oct. 26

Live Music: Last Romantic

Last Romantic, playing alt-rock originals out of Eau Claire since 2017.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

8:30pm Fri. Oct. 26

Late Night Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher Trio

Jeremy Boettcher has performed music throughout the world. He has toured extensively in S. Carey, traveling throughout the US, Canada, and Europe. Recently, Jeremy finished a residency for Jazz at Lincoln Center in Doha, Qatar.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm-2am Fri. Oct. 26

All Hallows Eve Monsters Ball

A fun and entertaining evening filled with live music, dramatic performances, art, raffles, and costume contests. Will benefit Lutheran Social Services Eau Claire Opioid Treatment Programs and the Chippewa Valley Free Clinic.

Pablo Center at the Confluence - Jamf Theater 128 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $50/person, $90/couple, $40 student; prices increase day-of.

Age: 18+

9pm Fri. Oct. 26

Live Music: Twisted Rhythm

Twisted Rhythm is a high-energy cover band that plays a variety of music sure to satisfy your musical appetite.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Fri. Oct. 26

Live Music: Stare Across Acoustic Set

Stare Across take the audience on an epic journey of melodic sounds and ear crushing riffs. More bands TBA.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

11pm Fri. Oct. 26

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

11:59pm Fri. Oct. 26

ECCT Presents: Rocky Horror Show

The encore presentation of this deliberately kitschy rock 'n' roll sci-fi gothic musical returns just in time for Halloween. Dress up, sing along, and purchase a goodie bag at the door for a unique audience experience.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Ticket TBA

Age: Appropriate for Adults and 15+

Ongoing Events For 10/26/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Open Freestyle Skate

Every Thursday until Feb. 21 2019, 8:30-9:30am; Every Thursday until Feb. 21 2019, 9:30-10:30am; Every Friday until Mar. 29 2019, 8:30-9:30am; Every Friday until Mar. 29 2019, 9:30-10:30am;

School's Out Rink Rat Hockey

Every Monday, Thursday, Friday until Oct. 29, 11:30am-12:30pm; Every Monday, Thursday, Friday until Oct. 29, 12:45-1:45pm; Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday until Nov. 23, 12:45-1:45pm; Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday until Nov. 23, 11:30am-12:30pm; Every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from Dec. 26 to Dec. 31, 11:30am-12:30pm; Every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from Dec. 26 to Dec. 31, 12:45-1:45pm; Every Monday, Thursday, Friday from Feb. 21 2019 to Feb. 25 2019, 12:45-1:45pm; Every Monday, Thursday, Friday from Feb. 21 2019 to Feb. 25 2019, 11:30am-12:30pm; Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from Mar. 25 2019 to Mar. 29 2019, 11:30am-12:30pm; Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from Mar. 25 2019 to Mar. 29 2019, 12:45-1:45pm;

School's Out Open Skating

Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday until Nov. 23, 11am-1pm; Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday until Nov. 23, 1:15-3:15pm; Every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from Dec. 26 to Dec. 31, 1:15-3:15pm; Every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from Dec. 26 to Dec. 31, 11am-1pm; Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from Mar. 25 2019 to Mar. 29 2019, 11am-1pm; Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from Mar. 25 2019 to Mar. 29 2019, 1:15-3:15pm;

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