Events For 12/05/2018

Wed. Dec. 5

UW-Stout Faculty Exhibition

Art in a variety of styles and disciplines, including paintings and film, will be on display in the north and south galleries through the end of the semester.

Furlong Gallery 178 Micheels Hall, UW-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

9am Wed. Dec. 5

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

9:30-10:15am Wed. Dec. 5

Babies Make Music Free Preview Class

Get hands on experience with our giant gathering drum and other instruments as we sing and play together. This class is limited to 10 students and each child must be registered individually.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Age 3 months to 1 year

10:15am Wed. Dec. 5

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

10:30-11:15am Wed. Dec. 5

Toddlers Make Music Free Preview Class

Get hands on experience with the giant gathering drum and other instruments. Sing and play together. This class is limited to 10 students and each child must be registered individually.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 1-2

11am-2pm Wed. Dec. 5

2018 Holiday Children's Book Drive Kick Off

Donate your new or gently used children’s books from 12/5 to 12/12. Kick off the book drive with cider and cookies and get a coupon for bringing in a donation.

UW-Eau Claire Campus Bookstore 77 Roosevelt Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11:30am-1pm Wed. Dec. 5

Lunch & Learn: The Problem with Continuous Improvement

A Lunch and Learn Event where you will be provided with specific tools and ideas that can be applied immediately to help your team continuously improve, solve problems, and thrive in your industry.

Bloomer Chamber of Commerce 1731 17th Ave., Bloomer

Cost: $15

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Wed. Dec. 5

Pictures with Santa

Taking photos with Santa is the perfect way to create lasting memories for the holidays. Skip the line and make reservations online, and save $5 on your photo package. Packages are prices $35-45 for professional videos, photos, and digital downloads.

Santa's Workshop at Oakwood Mall 4800 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Pricing packages online

1-3pm Wed. Dec. 5

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. Dec. 5

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. Dec. 5

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. Dec. 5

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

4-6pm Wed. Dec. 5

Kid's Night Out - Parents' Night Off

Parents can bring their kids for crafts, games and snacks while they shop, dine or play. DECA members will provide a safe and fun environment for kids so parents can relax during the crazy time of the holiday season. Donations go to the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Memorial High School 2225 Keith St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 Donation to MDA per child

Age: Ages 5-12

4-7pm Wed. Dec. 5

Terry Meyer Paints LIVE!

Terry Meyer is know for his oil and watercolor paintings - especially horses. He'll be painting live, in a festive, gift-filled environment, and you'll have the chance to watch, ask questions, and ultimately bid on one of the 4 paintings he creates. Silent auction culminates at 7pm.

200 Main - Art and Wine 200 Main St., Eau Claire

4:45-5:45pm Wed. Dec. 5

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

5-7pm Wed. Dec. 5

Women Writers on Wednesday - Cathy Sultan

The gallery will feature an author the first Wednesday of every month from 5-7pm, during their happy hour. This month features Cathy Sultan, who will share parts of newest novel, "Damascus Street." Come for a lively discussion.

200 Main - Art and Wine 200 Main St., Eau Claire

5:30-6pm Wed. Dec. 5

Fit Through the Holidays

Take time for yourself during the holiday season and jump-start a healthier you. No class on Nov. 21 & Dec. 12. Pre-Register online or at the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $30

Age: 16+

6pm Wed. Dec. 5

Farmhouse Holiday Board Workshop

Featured project is a farmhouse inspired holiday sign that says Joy & Peace. Make a unique piece of art for your home or a one-of-a-kind gift. They'll walk you through the steps of creating this sign while you enjoy cocktails and apps. Ticket includes food, 2 drinks, and all materials.

sideBAR on Grand 113 W Grand Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $48 + fees

6-8pm Wed. Dec. 5

One Barrel Brewing Tasting

Try specially picked beers from One Barrel Brewing and chat with their Rep Corey.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6:30-9pm Wed. Dec. 5

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

6:30pm Wed. Dec. 5

Santa Claus Then and Now by David Tank

Join author David Tank for this entertaining look at Santa through the ages. The program will include stories, fun facts, songs and vintage illustrations of the man in red. Tank will also read from and sign copies of his newest middle-grade novel “Secret Santa: The Mystery of the Magic Watch.”

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:45-7:45pm Wed. Dec. 5

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. Dec. 5

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

7pm Wed. Dec. 5

Bartlett & Way: The Great American Songbook

With trumpet/flugelhorn and guitar/vocals, Todd Bartlett & Jerry Way explore the full spectrum of jazz standards. The much-loved melodies and lyrics are iconic, while the improvisational treatments are fresh and original.

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

7-9pm Wed. Dec. 5

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. Dec. 5

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+

7-10pm Wed. Dec. 5

Classic Country Jam

Hosted by the "Bear Creek Boys" (Bear Creek Band w/steel guitar), this jam invites singers, musicians, or bands to perform their favorite classic country hits with or without the backup band. Backline provided but please bring your axe. The public is invited.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7pm Wed. Dec. 5

Let's be Honest: In the Cold

At Let's Be Honest – V1's grownup storytelling series – some of the area's best writers and yarn-spinners take to the mic for a night of personal stories told live. For each installment, multiple storytellers muse on a common theme, followed by an open mic for the audience. The night's theme is "In the Cold: Winter perils and snowy stuff."

The Volume One Gallery (Inside The Local Store) 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Wed. Dec. 5

A Winter Harvest of Prose and Poetry

Share a selection or two of nature writing that has resonated with your experience in nature and wild places. A five-minute limit is suggested for the open mic. All are welcome to sit and listen.

Stella Blues Restaurant - Red Room (Upstairs) 306 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Wed. Dec. 5

Colfax High School Choir Christmas Show

Colfax High School Choir shares some of their holiday music as well as spotlighting solos and acts the students prepared themselves. Colfax High School Choir members will share holiday music as well as solos and small groups in an open mic-style performance.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-8:15pm Wed. Dec. 5

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. Dec. 5

Rumba Dance Lessons and Dance

Learn to dance the Rumba. 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 and students

Age: 18+

8pm Wed. Dec. 5

Bob's Burgers Trivia Night

How much do you know about the show Bob's Burgers? No need to preregister- just show up! Put a team together and show off what you know. Prizes for winning teams.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Wed. Dec. 5

An Evening With Hartman, Sunde, Leonard, and Lester

With resumes listing Bon Iver, Field Report, Daredevil Christopher Wright and Della Mae, these four friends will join in performing each other's songs and some special covers.

Red's Mercantile 224 N Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: $8 advance, $10 door

Ongoing Events For 12/05/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Adult Open Hockey

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

Adult Open Broomball

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

Events with Tickets

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