Events For 12/14/2018

Fri. Dec. 14

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

9-11:30am Fri. Dec. 14

Family Fun Zone

Children and parents enjoy open play on the large turf field filled with numerous toys, games, sports equipment, inflatables, and dress up clothes. Organized activities are also offered at different times each morning which children may participate in if they choose or continue with open play.

L.E. Phillips YMCA Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $3 member; $5 community

Age: Ages 0-6

11am-7pm Fri. Dec. 14

Scarf Marbling

Create a unique scarf, table runner, window or wall hanging, or home decor.

Arts, Etc. 930 Galloway St, Banbury Place Building 13, Suite 27, Eau Claire

Cost: $25-35

Age: All Ages

11am-7pm Fri. Dec. 14

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 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 Fri. Dec. 14

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

3-8pm Fri. Dec. 14

Color Eau Claire - Artist Reception & Show

Art Exhibit of all 40 (8 x 24) Color Eau Claire images painted in a variety of colored pencil techniques by Patricia A. Hawkenson, illustrator of adult coloring books.

Visit Eau Claire Experience Center (Inside the Pablo Center) 128 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-8pm Fri. Dec. 14

Sparkling Wine, Appetizers and Maker's Market

End the week with live, acoustic music, sparkling wine paired with appetizers, and a maker's market in a cozy space. Bring some friends, taste appetizers that you can re-create at home (recipes provided) paired with sparkling wine and shop for the perfect gift from the maker's market.

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

Cost: $40 in advance, $50 at the door

5-9pm Fri. Dec. 14

Friday Family Night

Open to all families, kids and their friends every Friday night. Activities include basketball, volleyball, soccer, inflatables, movies, free popcorn, and special entertainment. Check the movie schedule online.

L.E. Phillips YMCA Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Member $3, Community $5

5:30-6:30pm Fri. Dec. 14

Active Play

Learn how to stay active while becoming part of a different world. Each week of active challenges boasts a new theme. First, you might be a pirate sailing the high seas—next, a Jedi learning to harness the force. No matter what, you’re sure to have fun in this high-energy course.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $42, Community $52

Age: Ages 7-10

6-8pm Fri. Dec. 14

Polar Express Parent Night Out

Drop off your children for a supervised movie night. Send them dressed in PJs and ready to board the Polar Express. Bringing a favorite stuffed animal, blanket and pillow are recommended. Juice, popcorn and cookies will be served. Pre-registration required.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $5/person (register by 12/10)

Age: Ages potty trained - age 11

6-8pm Fri. Dec. 14

Learn to Knit

This class is for beginners who want to learn the basics. Each student will learn everything you need to know to get you started. Learn to cast on, knit, purl, and cast off. You will also learn the basic terminology of knitting. All Materials included, we proved the yarn and needles.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: Ages 15+

6-9pm Fri. Dec. 14

UW-Stout School of Art and Design Senior Show

Capstone projects by graduating seniors on display, providing a chance to talk with the artists and designers. See projects in design areas of graphic, interactive, interior, industrial and entertainment, along with studio art.

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Fri. Dec. 14

Dragons of the North Lantern Workshop: Light Up Eau Claire

Pablo Center at the Confluence and Visit Eau Claire will host this family-friendly lantern making workshops for artists of all ages. This year the parade lanterns for Light Up Eau Claire will be bigger and better than ever; in addition to the traditional diamond shaped lanterns, they’ll be hosting three workshops geared towards families, teens, and anyone interested in a more ambitious project.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6:30-8pm Fri. Dec. 14

Candlelight Live Music Meditation & Reiki

Relax and unwind laying on a yoga mat, blanket, eye pillow (all provided). Guided meditation with live music.

The Center 3701 E Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: Ages 11 and older

6:30-8pm Fri. Dec. 14

Flick & Float

YMCA supplies the flick, you bring the float. Gather in the small pool to watch fantastic family movies. Community members are welcome after 6:00 PM (photo ID required).

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7-10pm Fri. Dec. 14

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+

7pm Fri. Dec. 14

Jingle Jams: Billy Krause

Singer/Songwriter Billy Krause has been performing since 1968. His live performance is a combination of his songs and stories cultivated from a life both on the road and growing up in rural Wisconsin.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. Dec. 14

Live Music: The Luminescence Trio

A jazz combo with an instrumentation inspired by UWEC Alum John Raymond and his group Real Feels. Using guitar, drums, and trumpet creates space in the sound texture that provides these musicians more freedom to express music in a unique context.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Dec. 14

Ben Shaw + Bri Murphy Live at Pine Hollow

Aan evening of music at Pine Hollow with the Ben Shaw Band and Bri Murphy. Ben and Bri both recorded albums here this year and they’re excited to band together for this winter show. Both will be full band performances. Limited tickets available.

Pine Hollow Audio County Z and Rock Falls Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $15

7-11pm Fri. Dec. 14

Live Music: Two Way Street

Mick and Dave return to The Moose playing all your favorite dance tunes. Stop out and twist around the biggest floor in the area.

The Moose Lodge No 1408 3606 Curvue Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 members, $8 non members

Age: 21+

7:30pm Fri. Dec. 14

ECCT Presents: A Little House Christmas

It’s eight days before Christmas and everyone is coming to the Ingalls to celebrate. When a natural disaster strikes, it seems like Santa won’t be able to make it. But Christmas is a time for miracles and as the storm rages on, the Ingalls come together and discover the true meaning of Christmas.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $16 adults, $10 kids & students

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Dec. 14

CVTG Presents: Closed for the Holidays

After a blizzard shuts down the roads on Christmas Eve, a motley group of travelers find themselves stranded at the local community center. But to have a happy holiday, they're going to need a miracle--or seven to be exact. A spirited and heartwarming comedy with a dash of Christmas magic.

The Grand Theatre 102 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Ticket Price TBA

7:30pm Fri. Dec. 14

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

7:30-9pm Fri. Dec. 14

Immanuel Lutheran Christmas Concert

Immanuel Lutheran High School and College Christmas Choir concert.

Messiah Lutheran Church 2015 N Hastings Way, Eau Claire

8pm-2:30am Fri. Dec. 14

An Elf'in Good Sweater Party

Being naughty or nice is your choice, but you'll have fun either way at our ugly sweater party. Wear an ugly sweater and get discounted drinks all night, plus get entered to win bar swag and prizes from Miller Lite. Tis the season at the Varsity Club.

715 Supper Club & Event Center 2106 N. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8:30pm Fri. Dec. 14

Late Night Jazz: Hitt, Watkins, Orfield

A newly formed Trio from names you'll recognize: Sue Orfield, Christine Hitt, and Emily Watkins.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm-2am Fri. Dec. 14

The Underdogs Vent Party

Hell Noise Ent presents The Underdogs Vent, a hiphop/rap music event. Artists from all over WI and the midwest region will tear up the stage all night.

The Stone's Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

9pm Fri. Dec. 14

Live Music: Cragars

The Cragars are a party band ready to rock. From oldies to newbies, they play a healthy mix of Rock N Roll music mixed with some country, hip hop, and original music.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 12/14/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Events with Tickets

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