Events For 12/29/2018

9am-noon Sat. Dec. 29

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-1pm Sat. Dec. 29

Weekend Brunch: Josh Gallagher

After two years at the Berklee College of Music, Josh Gallagher was selected as the pianist in the Brubeck Institute Jazz Sextet, where he performed with guest clinicians Bobby Watson, Rufus Reid, Jimmy Heath, Artistic Director Christian McBride, and Institute founder Dave Brubeck.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30-11am Sat. Dec. 29

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

noon-8pm Sat. Dec. 29

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

noon-4pm Sat. Dec. 29

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

1-4pm Sat. Dec. 29

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. 29

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

2-3:30pm Sat. Dec. 29

Needle Felt Jewelry Workshop

Learn to needle felt charms for jewelry in this workshop. Choose your colors of wool and beads to create something unique using needles to felt the wool and sewing needles to sew on the beads. Instructor, Alie will guide you through the process from start to completion.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: 14+

7-10pm Sat. Dec. 29

Live Music: Eggplant Heroes

An Americana collaboration among Duffy Duyfhuizen, Max Garland, Joel Pace, Olaf Lind, Caleb Horne, Dan Zerr, and Lucas Fischer. Mixing original tunes with covers they like to play, EPH tries to bring a rich and eclectic musical experience.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Sat. Dec. 29

Live Music: Mark Healey & Jim Schuh Duo

Mark and Jim each began playing music during the mid 1960s. Mark has been in the world famous band Badfinger since 1986. As a duo Mark and Jim perform a variety of songs that they really like. Artists covered: Badfinger, Beatles, Bob Dylan, Everly Bros., Buddy Holly, Rolling Stones, etc.

Eagle's Club 2588 Hallie Rd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7pm Sat. Dec. 29

Guffaws for Paws: Comedy Fundraiser featuring Tim Harmston

Menomonie native and nationally-known comedian Tim Harmston returns home to entertain area residents while helping to raise funds for homeless pets int he area. Benefits the Dunn County Humane Society. Also featuring Wendy Maybury and Bryan Miller. Doors open at 6pm.

Stout Ale House & Broadway Bowl 1501 N. Broadway St., Menomonie

Cost: $20 GA, $55 VIP (includes prior seating and pasta buffet)

Age: 18+

8pm Sat. Dec. 29

Live Music: Another Road

Another Road is a local country band based in Eau Claire.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8pm Sat. Dec. 29

Live Music: Last Open Road

Live Rock and Blues tunes from Last Open Road.

VFW Post 7232 2900 W Folsom St, Eau Claire

8-11pm Sat. Dec. 29

Live Music: Nick Hensley

Nick Hensley is the former lead singer and co-writer of The District, a regional act from the upper Midwest, co based out of St. Paul, MN and Chicago, IL. Nick Hensley’s Love Songs For Angry Men has maintained a full schedule since 2002, averaging more than 200 shows a year

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8:30pm Sat. Dec. 29

Live Music: 40 Fingers

40 Fingers is back in the pub with all the dance tunes your feet can handle. Come early for a pizza and a pitcher and then stay put for great songs from the 60's, 70's and on up to this year. Dancing is optional, but you're going to want to.

Sammy's Pizza 2812 London Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $2 Cover

Age: 21+

8:30pm Sat. Dec. 29

Late Night Jazz: Tim Sullivan Group

Tim's musical journey has taken him around the world. Living in Chicago, New Orleans, and New York City, he has been fortunate to work with a wide array of artists, ranging from Aretha Franklin to funk legend Fred Wesley to nearly a dozen NEA Jazz Masters.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Sat. Dec. 29

Live Music: Divided Highway

All four members of DH come from years of rocking smoke-filled taverns and possesses a sincere love for entertaining their fans. All four contribute to the band with amazing vocal performances with a backdrop of mind-blowing guitar, bass, keyboard and drum.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 12/29/2018

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;

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