Events For 02/02/2019

7am-10pm Sat. Feb. 2

Winterfest Show Choir Competition

Talented high school choir students will take you on a journey of song and dance as they compete for awards like Best Vocals, Best Choreography and Grand Champion. 20+ choirs from Wisconsin and Minnesota will be competing with exhibition performances by Memorial's choirs, Eagle and OASC, as well.

Memorial High School 2225 Keith St., Eau Claire

Cost: Contact for admission

Age: All Ages

8am-3:15pm Sat. Feb. 2

Ready, Set, Grow: 2019 Winter Garden Seminar

The Eau Claire Area Master Gardener Volunteers are proud to host 10 speakers at the 2019 Winter Garden Seminar. Keynote speaker Susan Frame, a CVTC horticulture instructor, will make a presentation on integrated pest management. Some of the breakout topics will include 2019 new plants, monarch butterflies, earthworms, and garden design. Lunch is included.

CVTC Clairemont Campus, Room 103 620 W. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $35 advance; $40 at the door

Age: All Ages

8:30am-noon Sat. Feb. 2

Artology

Spruce up your child’s Saturdays. See your child's creative side come alive through art. This 8-week program covers a variety of techniques that are good for learners of all levels.

Haas Fine Arts Center 121 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: $99

Age: Ages 5-13

9am-noon Sat. Feb. 2

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-3pm Sat. Feb. 2

Winter Farmers Market

Enjoy the warmth of the greenhouse while shopping for honey, meat, eggs, baked goods, and so much more.

Down To Earth Garden Center 6025 Arndt Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Sat. Feb. 2

Eau Claire Area Gun Show

Buy Sell and Trade firearms, ammo, optics, knives, military and hunting items and more.

Best Western PLUS Eau Claire Conference Center 3340 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA, age 14 and under free

Age: All Ages

9am-1pm Sat. Feb. 2

The Great Doughnut Pop Up Event

Northbound Supply hosts Minneapolis based doughnut masters Bogart's Doughnuts for the Great Doughnut Pop Up Event. Stop in for some amazing doughnuts and fantastic coffee drinks.

Northbound Supply Co 215 North Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. Feb. 2

Soul Saturday

A marketplace for all things Metaphysical and Holistic. A variety of vendors sharing their goods and services.

Soulstice Wellness Center 1316 Fairfax Street #103 & #104, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

10am-noon Sat. Feb. 2

Centershot Youth Archery

No prior archery experience is needed and bows are supplied. If you have your own bow, you are encouraged to bring it.

Chippewa Valley Bible Church 531 East South Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 10+

10-11am Sat. Feb. 2

60 Minutes in China

Explore flavors inspired by China. Sample products from throughout the store and learn to make 5-spice cashews. Recipes and samples provided.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main St. East, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sat. Feb. 2

Drop Spindle Class

Learn to Spin yarn on a drop spindle. This class is for beginners. Make drop spindles that you can take home with you. You will learn about the fibers used as well as the spindle itself. All materials included. Pre-Registration is required. Seats are limited.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $45

Age: Ages 18+

10am-1pm Sat. Feb. 2

Weekend Brunch: Shane Leonard

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

10am-12:30pm Sat. Feb. 2

Intention Setting Workshop: Finding Contentment in Your Purpose

Join for a morning of mindfulness practices, intention setting, and creation. You'll leave with your very own Purpose Planner to guide you on your unique path. The goal is to help you feel more confident in your next steps, supported on your path, and prepared for life’s little surprises.

Tuning Tree 515 South Barstow, Suite 117, Eau Claire

Cost: $40; Register online

10am-2:30pm Sat. Feb. 2

Barn Quilting Workshop

Choose a quilt-block design from the instructors’ selection and learn the history behind the pattern while you paint your own! Create a 1’ x 1’ single panel, or a 1’ x 3’ triple panel. All equipment and supplies are included. Bring pack lunches, though coffee, tea, and light snacks will be provided.

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

Cost: $25m/$35nm for single panel project; $50m/$60nm for triple panel project

Age: 12+

10-10:30am Sat. Feb. 2

Pop Up Science: Gravity Fail

Museum Playologists have several different fun and interactive science kits to break out with kids and explore all things STEAM-related. This week's activity is learning about a gravity fail.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:15am Sat. Feb. 2

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

10:30-11am Sat. Feb. 2

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-3pm Sat. Feb. 2

Jack Frost Fest

Enjoy a winter day with family at the Jack Frost Festival held at Spooner City Park and Downtown Spooner. Frosty fun includes a Hockey Tournament, Fat Bike Demonstrations, Turkey Bowling, Rib & Chili Contest, Bonfires & S'mores Bar, Minnow Races and many other great family events.

Near Tony's Riverside, on the Yellow River Flowage, Spooner

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-4pm Sat. Feb. 2

Odd x Odd Humyns Grand Opening Weekend Bash

Celebrate with Odd Humyns and Odd Brand Strategy for their grand opening weekend. On Friday & Saturday there will be draw prizes and odd goodies with purchases over $20, and on Saturday there will be a SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar coffee + waffle pop-up from 11am-2pm.

Odd Humyns 209 N Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-3pm Sat. Feb. 2

Sweet Driver Chocolates Pop Up at The Local Store

Sweet Driver will beat the Local Store, sampling and promoting their handcrafted gourmet truffles. Our recipes are crafted by the award winning chocolatier from Obsession Chocolates.

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

noon-4pm Sat. Feb. 2

Art Exhibit, The Art of Play, Ryan Foose, Eliza Wheeler

Ryan Foose and Eliza Wheeler are both UW-Stout School of Art & Design alum. Wheeler, (North space) has written and illustrated several children’s books (Miss Maple’s Seeds). Foose, (south space) is the current Head of Brand Development for minor league baseball.

Furlong Gallery 178 Micheels Hall, UW-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Sat. Feb. 2

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. Feb. 2

Author Visit - Ted J. Rulseh

You’ll discover the interconnected worlds of a lake: the water; the sand, gravel, rocks, and muck of the bottom; the surface of the lake; the air above; and the shoreline, a belt of land incredibly rich in flora and fauna.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

1-2pm Sat. Feb. 2

Elephant & Piggie Party and After Party

A splendiferous party for the beloved book characters, Elephant and Piggie. Storytime, games, and crafts for your enjoyment during the party on Saturday, 1-2pm. Can't make it to the main event? Come to the after party from 2-4pm or 1-4pm on Sunday for drop-in activities.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Feb. 2

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

2pm Sat. Feb. 2

Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra: Our Legacy

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the Eau Claire Symphony performed in the Grand Opera House, still a part of downtown Eau Claire. This concert features selections originally played by the Eau Claire Symphony and a performance by the 10th Annual Young Artist's Competition winner.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 youth/student, $25-55 adult

Age: All Ages

2-11:30pm Sat. Feb. 2

8th Annual Das Loop Foundation Pub Crawl

This year supports 6 year old Brody from Thorp, WI. Brody was diagnosed with ALL, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Crawl begins with a shotgun start at the first three bars: Eau Claire Ale House, Do-Dodge Inn, and Bowl Winkle's. Full list and information about Brody are available online.

Various Bars throughout Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: Free to Attend - Shirts on sale for $20

Age: 21+

2-4pm Sat. Feb. 2

Special Valentine Show

Enjoy a Special Valentine Show at the Stillwater Eldorado Music Barn. Music by Ben Stillwater, Cyndee Jean, The Stillwater Kids and Gabbie June. Show is 2-4pm, with limited BBQ dinner tickets available following the show at the music barn. Contact for more info, tickets and group rates

Stillwater Eldorado Music Barn N13714 County Road G, Osseo

Cost: Adults: $40, Kids(11-16): $20, 10 and Under FREE

Age: All Ages

2pm Sat. Feb. 2

Cabaret: "Storybook"

This high-energy, student-produced variety show will feature UW-Eau Claire's Concert Choir, Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale, University Symphony Orchestra and jazz ensembles, as well as small acts and solo performers. Event supports ongoing scholarships for UW-Eau Claire music students.

Ojibwe Ball Room in UW-Eau Claire Davies Center 77 Roosevelt Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $22 show only, dinner also available at night shows

Age: High school and older

2-4pm Sat. Feb. 2

Elephant & Piggie Party and After Party

A splendiferous party for the beloved book characters, Elephant and Piggie. Storytime, games, and crafts for your enjoyment during the party on Saturday, 1-2pm. Can't make it to the main event? Come to the after party from 2-4pm or 1-4pm on Sunday for drop-in activities.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2:30-3pm Sat. Feb. 2

Pop Up Play

Museum Playologists could pop up anywhere with a fun new challenge for you and your family to enjoy.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

5-8pm Sat. Feb. 2

Parents' Night Out

Bring your child to the YMCA for Parents' Night Out, a new event where you can go enjoy a few hours to yourself while your kids are having a blast here. The YMCA provides dinner for the kids, games, crafts and a movie in the pool.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 Member, $5 Additional Child, $15 Community, $8 Additional Child

Age: Ages 5-12

5-9pm Sat. Feb. 2

18th Annual Kiwanis Tasting Gala

Sample from an exciting variety of wine, beer, specialty foods and desserts. Drawings, raffles and silent auctions with great prizes. This year's proceeds will be going to the foster care programs in this area. Follow the Facebook page for more information on obtaining tickets, reserving a table and our vendors.

Loopy's Grill and Saloon 10691 Business 29, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25

Age: 21+

7-9pm Sat. Feb. 2

The High 48's Bluegrass Band

They’re a band with one foot in tradition and the other in the world of music today, and one of the very few who can find an overlooked bluegrass classic in a song by M. Ward or the Clash then throw down hard on a standard by Bill Monroe.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: $15 Reserved, $18 At the Door (only until sold out)

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Feb. 2

Live Music: Jon Wilson

Having an eclectic taste and passion for music, Jon applies his unique brand of acoustic flavor to cover tunes that span 7 decades of music from Rock, Pop, Jazz and Country.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7pm Sat. Feb. 2

Clear Water Comedy + Showtime Championship Wrestling: Greeting from Chippewa Falls

Showtime Heavyweight Champion Kal Creed will defend his Championship in the Main Event. Signed to Appear: Future Clash Champion Kara Noia, Vanessa Azuré, Sierra, Seishin, Nathan Sensation, Devlin Kain, and Red Lightning. Featuring a food drive Feed my People Food Bank of Eau Claire. Doors at 6pm.

Eagle's Club 2588 Hallie Rd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $12 GA; $15 Front Row; $2 Discount/ticket with Non-Perishable Food Item; FREE for kids 6 & under

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Sat. Feb. 2

Live Music: Dan Zerr and Friends

Dan Zerr, a member of Eggplant Heroes, will be offering up a variety of pop, folk, and Americana tunes, with a little help from his friends, including some of those Eggplant Heroes as well as many other talented local musicians.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Feb. 2

The Ones that Got Away: Nate Plummer and Friends

Chippewa Falls native and successful actor, voice teacher and audition coach, Nate Plummer, along with a friends Kobi Shaw, Chase Brucheger, and Cathy Reitz will perform a selection of popular songs from award-winning Broadway musicals such as Newsies, West Side Story, The Little Mermaid, and Catch Me If You Can.

The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $15 adults, $13 seniors, $6 youth

7:30pm Sat. Feb. 2

Cabaret: "Storybook"

This high-energy, student-produced variety show will feature UW-Eau Claire's Concert Choir, Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale, University Symphony Orchestra and jazz ensembles, as well as small acts and solo performers. Event supports ongoing scholarships for UW-Eau Claire music students.

Ojibwe Ball Room in UW-Eau Claire Davies Center 77 Roosevelt Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $22 show only, dinner also available at night shows

Age: High school and older

7:30-9:30pm Sat. Feb. 2

Thoroughly Modern Millie

A small town girl arrives in New York in the age of flappers and speakeasies looking for a job that might lead to matrimony. The music swings and the laughs are plentiful. A cast of 40 students lights up the stage accompanied by a jazzy orchestra and framed by stunning sets & costumes.

McDonell Area Catholic High School 1316 Bel Air Blvd., Chippewa Falls

Age: Adults $12, Students $6

7:30-9:30pm Sat. Feb. 2

Power Balladz

Celebrate the best music of the 70s, 80s, and 90s and unleash your inner rock star. Power Balladz is part Wayne's World-like comedy, part interactive game show, and 90 minutes of wicked rock that'll melt your face off with its killer voices and wicked guitar solos.

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

Cost: $28-30

8pm Sat. Feb. 2

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+

8pm Sat. Feb. 2

Nooky Jones Live

This Minneapolis Neo Soul Group is "...equal parts Stevie Wonder, D'Angelo, and Prince..." (Heavy Rotation, NPR). Doors at 8pm.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 in advance, $10 at the door

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

8-11pm Sat. Feb. 2

Live Music: 2nd X-IT

A 5-piece rock cover band delivering a no-nonsense rock and roll journey through the 70s and 80s of hard and heavy classic rock. Bands commonly covered are Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Black Sabbath, Guns & Roses, and more.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

8:30pm Sat. Feb. 2

Late Night Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher Trio

Jeremy Boettcher has performed music throughout the world. He has toured extensively in S. Carey, traveling throughout the US, Canada, and Europe. Recently, Jeremy finished a residency for Jazz at Lincoln Center in Doha, Qatar.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30pm Sat. Feb. 2

Live Music: Mike Richson

Speenort, and the Root Tappers and friends, featuring Mike Richson on guitar.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm-1am Sat. Feb. 2

Live Music: Rattle Can Red

Enjoy some live music at O'Leary's from Rattle Can Red, a new band on the block.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

10pm Sat. Feb. 2

Live Music: Yam Cannon Ball

Featuring Yam Cannon, The Broken Eights, and Noel & Jodi Hanson.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 02/02/2019

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