Events For 01/12/2019

Sat. Jan. 12

Chippewa Youth Hockey Tournament

With two full sheets of ice, full concession stand, heated viewing area and more. See contact info for additional details or to learn how to register a team. Different age brackets compete during different weekends. Check the online schedule for a complete list of who plays and when.

Chippewa Area Ice Arena 839 First Ave., Chippewa Falls

9am-2:30pm Sat. Jan. 12

Babysitter Training

Students learn life-saving skills such as how to rescue someone who’s choking and helpful information like what to do if there’s severe weather. The lessons are filled with fun activities and role-playing exercises. Please bring a bag lunch.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $45, Community $70

Age: Ages 10-15

9am-noon Sat. Jan. 12

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

9am-12:30pm Sat. Jan. 12

Eau Claire Downtown Winter Farmer's Market

Take advantage of these monthly opportunities to purchase high quality local vegetables, meat, dairy, eggs, bakery, honey, maple syrup, salsa, popcorn and other farm products directly from the people who produce them.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire

9:30-11:30am Sat. Jan. 12

Introduction to Snowshoeing

Learn about the history of snowshoeing, the different styles, and how and where to use them. After a brief classroom time inside, you'll take to the trails for a snowshoe hike. Registration and full payment required by 1/9.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Cost: Friends $6; Nonmembers $9

Age: Age 8+

10am-noon Sat. Jan. 12

Friends of the Chippewa Falls Public Library January Book Sale

Books as well as audio-visual materials for all ages will be available. Donations of newer, gently used books may be taken to the library up until the time of the sale. Bag sale on Saturday.

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

Cost: Free

Age: All Ages

10-10:30am Sat. Jan. 12

Saturday Story Time

Stop by the library for some sweet stories and songs. Afterward, enjoy a donut hole and a complimentary beverage (courtesy of The Friends of Altoona Public Library) as you chit chat with other families.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 2-7

10am-1pm Sat. Jan. 12

Weekend Brunch: Nick Seeger

A farm-focused weekend brunch (served 7am-1pm) with lively instrumental tunes from Leonard 10am-1pm. The kitchen offers an array of midwestern and other brunch classics including omelettes, quiche, wild rice porridge, Belgian waffles, sandwiches, and more.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15am Sat. Jan. 12

Family Storytime

For ages two to six, but can be enjoyed by the entire family. All storytimes feature stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and movement. All are welcome and no registration is required.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30am-noon Sat. Jan. 12

“Mocha Joe and Me” Reading Program

Read with local therapy dog, Mocha Joe. Parents/caregivers of readers ages 12 and under may sign-up for a 15 minute session at the library.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 12 and under

10:30-11am Sat. Jan. 12

Story Time at Dotters Books

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-1pm Sat. Jan. 12

Citizens Climate Lobby Meeting

A nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that can empower you to become an advocate for a livable world. Thousands of volunteers speak powerfully to their elected officials, the news media and their local communities to help stabilize the climate and boost the economy with a carbon fee and dividend that is simple, fair and market friendly.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library 400 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-1pm Sat. Jan. 12

Craft Two Snowmen to Take Away

Join in the wintry fun and make and take home two different decorations. Registration is required.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, The Dabble Box 400 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

11am-1pm Sat. Jan. 12

Snowmen Craft

Join in the wintry fun and make and take home two different decorations.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library 400 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 18+

11:30am-1pm Sat. Jan. 12

Virtual Reality with Kevin Tharp

Join Dr. Kevin W. Tharp, Associate Professor of Digital Marketing Technology at the University of Wisconsin-Stout for this informational discussion about Virtual Reality and related technologies. Tharp will discuss trends in Virtual Reality and answer questions you may have.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Patrons 18+

noon-7pm Sat. Jan. 12

Deutsch Family Farms Rib Fest

Deutsch family farms ribs will be served with a buffet of all you can eat mashed potatoes, grits, bacon and blue cheese slaw, cornbread, and baked beans. Debuting a Porter brewed specially for this meal.

K-Point Brewing at The Coffee Grounds 4212 Southtowne Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Sat. Jan. 12

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

1-2:30pm Sat. Jan. 12

Beginner Psychic Defense Class & Energy Work

​This class will provide participants with the knowledge and initial practice to actively engage the energies in their environments in a safe and purposeful way.

The Broom & Crow 106 E. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $25

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Jan. 12

Paint and Draw with Schaefer-Miles

Paint and Draw with Schaefer/Miles. Beginners to Advanced. With or without your own supplies. Learn techniques and mediums while creating in your own style. Take one class or many.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $40

Age: Student and Adult

6:30pm Sat. Jan. 12

Pulp Friction: A Chippewa Valley Roller Derby Event

Chippewa Valley Roller Derby will take on Team Unicorn Roller Derby from Madison, WI. Adult beverages and concessions available Some bleacher seating is available, or you can bring a folding chair or sit trackside (Crash Zone seating is for spectators 18+ only, and no chairs allowed for safety reasons). Doors at 5:30pm.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $8 advance, $10 door

6:30pm Sat. Jan. 12

ECCT Presents: Murder at the Prom

Glory days soon turn in to gory nights as there is one murder after another. Suspects include the class snobs, the outcast, and that couple from the wrong side of the tracks. Dress up, enjoy dinner, dance the night away, and solve the murder in this fun audience participation show.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $30 (includes Dinner)

7pm Sat. Jan. 12

Mason Jennings Live

Mason Jennings was born on the Island of Hawaii, but at an early age his family moved to the opposite of tropical, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. At 13, he started playing guitar and writing songs. Mason later dropped out of high school and decided to move to Minneapolis to pursue his musical career.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $25adv, $30 door

7-10pm Sat. Jan. 12

Live Music: Root Tappers

Root Tappers, an Eau Claire based acoustic-electric trio. Performing both originals and covers, Root Tappers plays folk, blues, country, and Americana. Eclectic, rootsy, and entertaining.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Jan. 12

"Letters Inbetween": TeawhYB Listening Party

Join us at The Local Store for an exclusive listening of alternative hip-hop artist TeawhYB's debut EP: Letters Inbetween releasing on 1/11/19. Come to network, ask questions, and enjoy good company. Attendees will receive a special gift from TeawhYB.

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

Cost: FREE

7-9pm Sat. Jan. 12

Live Music: Songa

Meet Songa, an acoustic duo featuring Mario and Sherry Friedel, rooted in the Nashville songwriting tradition, producing original Americana music. You will hear Country, Blues, Folk, Bluegrass, and Latin Jazz influences.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Age: 21+

7:30pm Sat. Jan. 12

Pablo Center Film and Cocktail Series: "Fargo"

The Pablo Center hosts your favorite flicks for a casual night out with bar drinks inspired by that night's movie. Snow and bloody murder, Minnesota style. This Oscar-winning darkly funny thriller combines a first-rate cast and a bizarre kidnapping plot that unravels the Midwest like never before.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $7

Age: Rated R

7:30pm Sat. Jan. 12

Chippewa Valley Theater Guild Presents: Terms of Endearment

Focuses a light on the challenges in life and love of a mother-daughter relationship in a funny and touching story that captures the delicate bonds of families. Based on the award-winning film of the same name.

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

Cost: $25 adults; $12 youth

8pm Sat. Jan. 12

Live Music: 40 Fingers

No matter the season, Holcombe welcomes 40 Fingers and their make-you-wanna-move songs from the 60's to the present. Come early and enjoy a first-rate dinner in the restaurant, then head over to the dance floor.

Paradise Shores 26364 CTH M, Holcombe

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8:30pm Sat. Jan. 12

Late Night Jazz: Josh Gallagher Trio

Josh Gallagher is a native of Eau Claire, WI. In 2002, he went to Berklee College of music in Boston, MA on full scholarship. After two years, he was selected as the pianist in the Brubeck Institute Jazz Sextet during the 2004-2005 school year. He has studied with Geoffrey Keezer, Joanne Brackeen, Hal Crook, Greg Hopkins, Phil Wilson, and Laura Caviani.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9:30pm-1:30am Sat. Jan. 12

Live Music: Twisted Rhythm

Twisted Rhythm is a high-energy cover band that plays a variety of music sure to satisfy your musical appetite.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 01/12/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Serious Circuits

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

Events with Tickets