Events For 12/20/2018

Thu. Dec. 20

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

6-7am Thu. Dec. 20

Barre Class

Barre classes use a combination of postures inspired by ballet to tone, lengthen, and strengthen the body. No dance experience is necessary to attend. Elements of yoga are also incorporated to reinforce your daily practice.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E Madison St, Eau Claire

Cost: $15

Age: 18+ or accompanied by an adult

9am-9pm Thu. Dec. 20

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

9-11:30am Thu. Dec. 20

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.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $3 member; $5 community

Age: Ages 0-6

9:30-10:15am Thu. Dec. 20

Kids 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 2-4

10-11am Thu. Dec. 20

Yoga for Seniors

This beginner-friendly class eases you into the body with breathing exercises and relaxing poses for joint flexibility. Gradually move into standing poses, increasing strength, balance and awareness in all major muscle groups.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: Seniors

10:30-11:30am Thu. Dec. 20

Coloring Therapy

Remember how much you enjoyed coloring as a child? Bring back the memories. They'll provide the materials; you do the creating. A fun way to meet people and relax.

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

11am-7pm Thu. Dec. 20

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 Thu. Dec. 20

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 Thu. Dec. 20

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-3pm Thu. Dec. 20

Fall/Winter Flip Welcome Sign

Make a reversible "welcome" porch sign with a fall theme on one side and a winter theme on the other. All supplies are provided along with a light snack and you are welcome to bring whatever type beverages you would like.

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

Cost: $60

Age: All Ages

12:30-3pm Thu. Dec. 20

Best Snowmen of the Block

Make a set of 3 little snowmen craft. All supplies are provided, along with a light snack. You are welcome to bring your own beverages in. Cost for the entire session is $40 please e-mail or call Jeanine.

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

Cost: $40

Age: All Ages welcome

1-3pm Thu. Dec. 20

Farmhouse Jar/Wooden Box

Make this beautiful farmhouse jar/wooden box Christmas decoration. All supplies, jars, wooden box, evergreens/decorations are provided along with a light snack, you are welcome to bring your beverages. To sign up and ensure your spot for this event contact Jeanine.

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

Cost: $45

Age: All Ages

3-5pm Thu. Dec. 20

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

4:30-8pm Thu. Dec. 20

Holiday Pop Up Shop

Artisan & Organic Wares, Jewelry, Handmade Items, Holiday Gifts & Crafts, and Networking. Thursdays starting the week after Thanksgiving and ending the week before Christmas. Items will vary weekly.

Porter Place 914 Porter Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-8pm Thu. Dec. 20

4th Annual Holiday Toy Trains

This Chippewa Valley holiday tradition features standard gauge trains running on almost 400 square feet of track. Layout includes local buildings, winter scenes, lights, and sounds. Lighted night trains run on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Crafts, coloring, and floor trains. Gingerbread house contest display, and Santa will visit regularly.

Chippewa Valley Museum 1204 E. Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $9 Adults, $6 for ages 5-17, $2 for Museum Members, and FREE for ages 0-4

Age: All Ages

5-8pm Thu. Dec. 20

Farmhouse Jar/Wooden Box

Make this beautiful farmhouse jar/wooden box Christmas decoration. All supplies, jars, wooden box, evergreens/decorations are provided along with a light snack, you are welcome to bring your beverages. To sign up and ensure your spot for this event contact Jeanine.

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

Cost: $45

Age: All Ages

5:30-8pm Thu. Dec. 20

Best Snowmen of the Block

Make a set of 3 little snowmen craft. All supplies are provided, along with a light snack. You are welcome to bring your own beverages in. Cost for the entire session is $40 please e-mail or call Jeanine.

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

Cost: $40

Age: All Ages welcome

5:30-7:30pm Thu. Dec. 20

Succulent Planter Make and Take

Stop in the shop between 5:30-7:30pm on Thursday December 6th for this Make and Take project. Live music by Nick Foytik. Swing by the shop for a pop-up BYOP (build-your-own-planter).

Tangled Up in Hue 505 S. Barstow St., Suite B, Eau Claire

Cost: $12-20

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Dec. 20

Blue Ox Group Run/Walk

Enjoy a night with runners & walkers of all abilities as you traverse the beautiful downtown area along the river on a group run ranging from ~3.5 to 6 miles. Special events held about once per month with the weekly Thursday group-runs. See website for more details on the calendar.

Blue Ox Running 417 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Thu. Dec. 20

Fall/Winter Flip Welcome Sign

Make a reversible "welcome" porch sign with a fall theme on one side and a winter theme on the other. All supplies are provided along with a light snack and you are welcome to bring whatever type beverages you would like.

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

Cost: $60

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Dec. 20

Solstice + Sleep

Gathering to absorb the darkness this time of year in yoga/strength practice, recommend ways to increase your quality of slumber and restore the body.

AnandaWorks Wellness Education Center 320 Putnam Street - Suite 123, Eau Claire

Cost: Workshop cost $25, Bring a friend deal: 2 for $40, Monthly Members: $18

Age: 18+

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Dec. 20

The Maker Market

A chance to "Meet the Makers" of goods offered at The Local Store and beyond. Mingle with local woodworkers, craftspeople, and creators that call the Chippewa Valley home. Complimentary cocoa and cider available. 15% OFF storewide from 630-830pm.

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

Cost: FREE admission

Age: All ages

6:30-9pm Thu. Dec. 20

5-Course Beer Dinner

Courses include beer cheese soup infused with New Glarus Spotted Cow; Grilled cheese curds with crostini's paired with Staghorn Octoberfest; Granita made with Loon Juice Hard Cider; Brown sugar citrus glazed salmon sided with capri stir fry vegetables and lentils; and Yogurt Parfait with granola and honey weiss cream sauce.

29 Pines Restaurant 5872 33rd Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $35/person

7-9pm Thu. Dec. 20

Live Music: Steven Szydel

Steven Szydel's is celebrating his second CD release, this time joined by his wife. The CD has been dedicated to their son Seth who lost his battle with numerous medical conditions. Most of its proceeds benefit local charities

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Thu. Dec. 20

Silent Nights, Northern Lights

Derick Black will play acoustic guitar and sing Americana-style holiday songs. Sarah Kate Beck will sing soaring versions of traditional holiday classics. Ken Szymanski will read nonfiction stories that are accessible and related to the season.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-10:30pm Thu. Dec. 20

Live Music: Jeff White

Americana/Alt-country & Outlaw Folk from the hills of western Wisconsin. Blending warm tones, reverbs, delays & vibrato, Jeff White sings of love, loss & lust with an Americana vibe, channeling the wide emotional spirit of human nature.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8-10pm Thu. Dec. 20

Holiday Movie Screenings in The Gallery

Get into the holiday spirit. The Oxbow Hotel and The Lakely will be holding free movie screenings in the Gallery space every Thursday in December. Join them for The Grinch on 12/6, Christmas Vacation on 12/13, Home Alone on 12/20, and It's a Wonderful Life on 12/27.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Thu. Dec. 20

Clear Water Comedy Presents: The Roast of 2018

Wildfires. Russian hackers. Celebrity deaths. Another year, another slog through misery. 2018 sucks, and Clear Water Comedy says goodbye to the year with jokes. Tickets available at the door, each ticket comes with a free tap beer, rail drink, or soft drink.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $3

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

8:30-11pm Thu. Dec. 20

Vinyl Nights: Matt Mabis

In addition to enjoying craft cocktails and regional beers/wines, order from our popular late-night menu featuring the Scandinavian Koldtbord, where you create your own sharable feast of premium meats, cheeses, pickled vegetables, proteins, sauces, crackers and more.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 12/20/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Play & Learn

Every Tuesday, Thursday until Dec. 20, 9:30-11:30am; Every Tuesday, Thursday, 9:30-11:30am

Events with Tickets