Events For 12/22/2018

Sat. Dec. 22

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-noon Sat. Dec. 22

ACT Test Preparation

Help your student ease their worries and get better prepared by signing them up for an ACT prep course. This holistic course provides a comprehensive review of the ACT test, but also focuses in on the specific subject matters that will be covered.

UW Eau Claire Campus 105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $199

10am Sat. Dec. 22

St. Paul Ballet's - Nutcracker - Clara's Dream

Based on the original story by ETA Hoffman, SPB has reimagined the story, but with Clara as the star. It's a magical journey of Clara's evolution from adolescence to adulthood.

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts 205 Main St. E, Menomonie

Cost: $25-30

10am-2pm Sat. Dec. 22

Hive + Hollow Floral Pop-Up Shop

Need a centerpiece for your big gathering? Or a wreath to dress up the door as holiday visitors begin to arrive? Menomonie-based Hive + Hollow will offer a variety of fresh arrangements from table centerpieces to unique, nature-inspired gifts.

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

Age: All Ages

10am-1pm Sat. Dec. 22

Weekend Brunch: Shane Leonard

In addition to his evening jazz sets at The Lakely, check out Shane's brunch sets featuring American folk music, sometimes alone, sometimes with friends.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sat. Dec. 22

Ugly Sweater Fun Run

ITC annual Ugly Sweater Fun Run: Run-Walk a 5k with you holiday attire and enjoy some treats and warm drinks. Drawings for prizes along with donations being accepted benefiting Bolton Refuge House. Starting and ending at Lazy Monk Brewery.

Lazy Monk Brewery 97 W Madison St, Eau Claire,

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30-11am Sat. Dec. 22

Story Time at Dotters Books

Join Dotters each Saturday morning for Story Time. Guest readers will share two picture books with kids of all ages. They'll have donuts from Roadside Bakery and fresh brewed coffee for you to enjoy (donations for treats are welcome, but not necessary).

Dotters Books 1602 Hogeboom Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-3pm Sat. Dec. 22

Santa's House

Visit with Santa at his beautifully decorated house. Santa's House is open every Saturday after his arrival until Christmas.

Rutledge Charity Building 404 N Bridge St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-3pm Sat. Dec. 22

Pictures with Santa at The Plus

Come meet Santa, live at The Plus. Take photos, and there will be coloring, crafts, and hot chocolate.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-7pm Sat. Dec. 22

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 Sat. Dec. 22

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 Sat. Dec. 22

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 Sat. Dec. 22

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

1-4pm Sat. Dec. 22

ACT Test Preparation

Help your student ease their worries and get better prepared by signing them up for an ACT prep course. This holistic course provides a comprehensive review of the ACT test, but also focuses in on the specific subject matters that will be covered.

UW Eau Claire Campus 105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $199

1-5pm Sat. Dec. 22

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

1-4pm Sat. Dec. 22

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

7-10pm Sat. Dec. 22

Live Music: The Hunter Delikowski Quartet

Provides a tasteful, refreshing, and yet experimental blend of historical jazz genres with contemporary influences. What started as a collective to study, perform, and enjoy personal favorite jazz influences quickly evolved into a diverse quartet that draws colors from all varieties and eras of jazz, funk, rock, and more.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9:30pm Sat. Dec. 22

A Night with Hemma and Humbird

Gather on the eve of the full moon in Cancer for some magical sounds from singer-songwriters Hemma (MPLS) and Humbird (MPLS), peruse the shop at Odd Humyns, and enjoy a warm evening in. Light refreshments and nice vibes provided.

The Salon at Odd Humyns 209 North Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $8 presale, $10 at the door

Age: All Ages

8-11pm Sat. Dec. 22

Live Music: RUM Trio

RUM Trio is a group of seasoned musicians bringing the best in jazz, gypsy swing, blues, and classic popular music from the 20th century.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8pm Sat. Dec. 22

Live Music: Contingency

Rock 'n roll covers from the 70s to today.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

8pm Sat. Dec. 22

Live Music: 40 Fingers

The area's favorite dance band is back with your songs from the 60's on up to today. Enjoy a pizza and your preferred beverage, then hit the dance floor and shake your groove thang.

VFW Post 7232 2900 W Folsom St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8:30pm Sat. Dec. 22

Late Night Jazz: Heartland Trio

Founded by bassist Hannah Marks in 2017, Heartland Trio consists of Hannah Marks on double bass, Barclay Moffitt on tenor saxophone, and Rocky Martin on drums. The band draws from Marks’ musical upbringing in folk and spirituals, while grounded in the group’s improvisational and groove background of jazz and rock.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30pm Sat. Dec. 22

Live Music: The Thundermen

The Thundermen return to Sammys playing your favorite dance tunes.

Sammy's Pizza 2812 London Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $2

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Dec. 22

Live Music: The Commotion

The Commotion promotes a high energy, fun atmosphere that will make you want to jump out of your seats and let loose! We play a variety of music starting back in the 60's, rocking and rolling all the way to today's hits including rock, country, pop, and blues music.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Dec. 22

Live Music: The Holy Rifles, Minnesota Nice & Hoff

Reuniting for a special downtown performance - Jonathan Seeley and Will Wall’s trio, The Holy Rifles, play a rare show at an intimate venue with support from the instrumental hip hop of Minnesota Nice and Hoff.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

10pm-1am Sat. Dec. 22

Salsa Night at Cowboy Jack's

Dancing starts at 10pm. Everyone's invited to learn salsa, dance it, or just drink and spectate.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Ongoing Events For 12/22/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Serious Circuits

Every Tuesday, Saturday until Dec. 26, 9-9:30am; Every Saturday until Mar. 30 2019, 9-9:30am;

Events with Tickets