Events For 12/12/2018

Wed. Dec. 12

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. 12

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

10-11:30am Wed. Dec. 12

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

10am-7pm Wed. Dec. 12

Friends of the Library Holiday Sale

The sale will offer gently used books and other media for holiday gift-giving at low, consumer-friendly prices. Specially selected, like-new books will be available at exceptional discounts.

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

Cost: FREE

11am-7pm Wed. Dec. 12

Pour Painted Ornament Workshop

Pour Painted Ornament Workshops. Make some unique one of a kind Christmas Ornaments while having Hot Cocoa and other goodies and treats. Please email Jeanine at Jeanine@artsetc1.com to schedule the fun! We will be available every day until Christmas.

Arts, Etc 930 Galloway St, Box #4, Suite #16, Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Wed. Dec. 12

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

noon-8pm Wed. Dec. 12

Stars in a New Constellation Art Exhibit

Reaching as far out as we can go, Stars in a New Constellation has on display star inspired art with astronomical art, meditational art, seasonal art, jewelry art--with a good dose of Holiday cheer.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Wed. Dec. 12

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. 12

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. 12

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. 12

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

4:45-5:45pm Wed. Dec. 12

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. 12

Winter Carnival

Join the UWEC-Optimist club for a night of Christmas fun. Take pictures with Santa, win prizes at Christmas game booths, participate in educational activities, coloring, and more. Please feel free to bring gently worn or new winter gear. All donations go to local shelters.

Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Kindergarten-5th grade

6-8pm Wed. Dec. 12

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+

6pm Wed. Dec. 12

Twelve Days Before Christmas

A heartwarming program of Christmas music featuring the hymns and Old English Christmas carols sung by some of the most talented singers in the Chippewa Valley. Five Star Catering will provide a buffet supper before the concert, then sit back and relax for an evening of Christmas joy.

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

Cost: Buffet Supper and Show $35; Show only $15 per person

6-7pm Wed. Dec. 12

Young at Heart New Optimistic Single Seniors Club

Young at Heart is a local single seniors club for the separated, divorced, and widowed. It's a chance to get out and enjoy social gatherings. Email or call for more information. Second and Fourth Wednesdays the group meets for a burger night out.

Brickhouse Pub & Grub - Bar & Banquet Hall 2233 Birch St, Eau Claire

Age: 50+

6-8pm Wed. Dec. 12

Capital Brewing Tasting Event

The Growler Guys is having a tasting with Capital Brewing. Drawings every 30 minutes.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6:30-9pm Wed. Dec. 12

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. Dec. 12

Sun Salutations Yoga - Session 2

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: $30

Age: Adults and teens 13+

6:30-9:30pm Wed. Dec. 12

Lakely Loves: Deutsch Family Farm

Located just outside of Osseo, WI, Jim and Alison have been raising magnificent pastured pork at their farm for over a decade. For this dinner, Chef Nathan Berg will be creating a six-course dinner which will showcase the delicious quality of the meats raised by the Deutsch Family.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $60 per person

Age: All Ages

6:45-7:45pm Wed. Dec. 12

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. 12

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. Dec. 12

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

7-9pm Wed. Dec. 12

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. 12

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+

7pm Wed. Dec. 12

Let's be Honest: Holiday Heroics

Some of the area's best writers and yarn-spinners take to the mic for a night of personal stories told live. Multiple storytellers muse on a common theme, followed by an open mic for the audience. The night's theme is "Holiday Heroics: Tales of holly jolly successes and failures.”

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Wed. Dec. 12

Bruce Taylor Author Visit

Bruce Taylor, Professor Emeritus University of Wisconsin Eau Claire is a former poet laureate of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, and curator of Local Lit for Volume One. He will be discussing his newest book, Poetry, Sex, Love, Music, Booze & Death.

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

Cost: FREE

7:30-8:15pm Wed. Dec. 12

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+

7:30pm Wed. Dec. 12

2nd Annual Labor Film Series: I, Daniel Blake

After having suffered a heart-attack, a 59-year-old carpenter must fight the bureaucratic forces of the system in order to receive Employment and Support Allowance.

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

Cost: FREE

7:30-9:45pm Wed. Dec. 12

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+

7:30pm Wed. Dec. 12

UWEC Theater: "She Kills Monsters"

A comedic romp into the world of fantasy role-playing games, She Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans as she reconnects with her sister, Tilly, through a Dungeons & Dragons notebook.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $16 kids, $22 adults

Ongoing Events For 12/12/2018

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