Events For 12/19/2018

Wed. Dec. 19

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. 19

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

9am-9pm Wed. Dec. 19

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

9:30-10:15am Wed. Dec. 19

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

10:30-11:15am Wed. Dec. 19

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-7pm Wed. Dec. 19

Scarf Marbling

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

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

Cost: $25-35

Age: All Ages

11am-7pm Wed. Dec. 19

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

11:45am-1pm Wed. Dec. 19

Women With Purpose December

After 29 years as a registered nurse, Melissa retired from Mayo Hospital to pursue her calling with ministry through Mary Kay, Inc. As a Mary Kay Pink Cadillac Director she now travels the country making women feel beautiful inside and out and sharing God’s word along the journey.

Eagle's Club 2588 Hallie Rd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10

noon-8pm Wed. Dec. 19

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. 19

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. 19

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. 19

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. 19

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. 19

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. 19

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

5:30-6pm Wed. Dec. 19

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+

6-8pm Wed. Dec. 19

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+

6-8pm Wed. Dec. 19

Bent Paddle Brewing Tasting Event

The Growler Guys will be featuring 4 delicious brews from Bent Paddle Brewery including Ginger Snap Black, Double Shot Black, Harness IPA, and Old Fashioned ESB. Drawings every 30 minutes.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6:30-9pm Wed. Dec. 19

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. 19

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+

6:30-8:30pm Wed. Dec. 19

Yata, Sinz & Orfield Christmas Concert

This group brings an unexpected and masterful mashup of folk, blues and jazz. Three veteran musicians – Yata (guitar/voice), Randy Sinz (bass/voice) & Sue Orfield (saxophone/voice) – combine their songwriting and performing skills, presenting a musically powerful performance.

Unity Christ Center 1808 Folsom St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

6:30-7:30pm Wed. Dec. 19

Service of Solace (Blue Christmas)

For many people, the Christmas season is a time of happiness, expectation, and joy. For some, it is more difficult due to losses, loneliness, or difficult past memories. This service will be a quiet time of readings, music. and prayer and an opportunity to experience hope, comfort and peace.

Hope United Methodist Church 2233 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:45-7:45pm Wed. Dec. 19

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. 19

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. 19

Writers Anonymous

Bring your own ideas or browse writing prompts. Settle in and join the quiet writing at SHIFT's back tables 7-8:30 pm. Feel free to socialize in the front area or at the bar. Wherever you sit, join the group debriefing at the back tables 8:30-9.

SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar 615 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

7-9pm Wed. Dec. 19

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. 19

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. Dec. 19

Ask a Scientist: Nuclear Fusion

Nuclear fusion has the potential to provide a clean and nearly limitless energy source for humanity. This talk will discuss some of the major materials-related challenges for fusion, and how the ITER project is seeking to address them.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Wed. Dec. 19

Live Book Release with Emily Anderson and Diane Kaufmann

Diane's picture book, illustrated by Janelle Thompson, talks about children in Malawi, Africa. Emily's young-adult novel-in-verse Fifteen and Change, tells the story of Zeke, who has to choose between keeping his head down, or helping his mom and advocating for fair wages.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-8:15pm Wed. Dec. 19

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+

7:30-9:30pm Wed. Dec. 19

Pablo Center Film and Cocktail Series: "Die Hard"

The Pablo Center hosts your favorite flicks for a casual night out with bar drinks inspired by that night's movie. In this Christmastime classic, Bruce Willis is John McClane, an off-duty detective trapped in a skyscraper during a terrorist attack.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $7

7:30-9:45pm Wed. Dec. 19

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+

8-9:30pm Wed. Dec. 19

General Knowledge Trivia at The Plus

Tonight's theme: no theme! Geography? Current Events? Science? Fashion? Sports? How much do you know? Put a team together and come test your general smarts and skills. Prizes in store. No need to preregister, just put a team together and come play. Prizes for winning teams.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Wed. Dec. 19

Love Actually Trivia Night

How much do you know about Love Actually? On this night of trivia, all of the questions will be about this classic romantic film. No need to preregister, just show up ready to play with a team. Prizes in store for the best teams.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 12/19/2018

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;

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