Events For 02/09/2019

7am-4pm Sat. Feb. 9

6th Annual Jig's Up Blugold's Ice Fishing Contest

Over $80,000 in cash and prizes including a 2-year lease on a 2019 Ford F150 Truck drawn from all registered Fish Tickets. Prizes awarded to the top 25 fish and every 5th place thereafter by weight to 300th place so even a small fish can win big. Prizes awarded 3pm.

Prizes Awarded at the View on Lake Wissota 17779 County Hwy X, Chippewa Falls

Cost: Participants register one fish per ticket ($25), no ticket limit. All participants may request 2 free Blugold football tickets

Age: All Ages

8-10am Sat. Feb. 9

Distance Running

All levels are welcome, but this class is specifically designed for anyone, at any level, interested in running a half or full marathon. Provides you with the training tools to help you on this 14-week journey. Attend either the Tuesday morning or evening lecture, and training runs are on Saturdays.

UWEC McPhee Strength & Performance Center 509 University Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $149

Age: All Ages

8:30am-noon Sat. Feb. 9

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-2:30pm Sat. Feb. 9

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. Feb. 9

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. Feb. 9

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

9am-4pm Sat. Feb. 9

10th Annual Banbury Art Crawl

Since 2008, artists have selling paintings, pottery, sculpture, stained glass, jewelry, woodworking, photography and so much more. Look forward to perusing works from over one hundred artists and vendors. Fun few days for family, friends and kids to stop by and be able to purchase art from vendors. There will be kid classes available, dance studio shows and food.

Banbury Place, Building 13 800 Wisconsin St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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

Babysitter Training

Prepares students in grades 6-8 safety skills for when they are home alone, watching younger siblings or babysitting. Students learn life-saving skills such as how to rescue someone who is choking and helpful information like what to do if there is severe weather. Please bring a bag lunch.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $45, Community $70

Age: Ages 10-15

9am Sat. Feb. 9

Relax & Reflect - Yoga in the Greenhouse

Relax and reflect with Yoga in the greenhouse. Enjoy a light brunch, served by the Five and Two cafe.

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

Cost: $25 (includes light lunch, BYO mat)

9am-7pm Sat. Feb. 9

The Avatar Course: Resurfacing Workshop

ReSurfacing refers to the action of disentangling yourself from old creations and rising back into awareness. It is a process, paralleling nature, of revealing yourself to yourself. The rewards are new insights and realizations about how your life works.

The Lismore 333 Gibson Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $295 + $50 for Books & Materials

Age: 18+

10am Sat. Feb. 9

ECCT Presents: Dragons Love Tacos

Dragons love all sorts of tacos - chicken tacos, beef tacos, great big tacos, teeny tiny tacos, all of them except spicy ones. Where there are tacos, there's salsa. And if a dragon accidentally eats spicy salsa...oh, boy. When a boy throws his new dragon friends a spicy salsa taco party, red-hot trouble ensues.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 youth, $13 student, $20 senior, $24 adult

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sat. Feb. 9

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+

10am-2pm Sat. Feb. 9

Romance Travel Expo

Planning a destination wedding, honeymoon, anniversary, or just need a romantic getaway? Representatives from Funjet Vacations, Royal Caribbean, Couples Resorts, and more will be presenting all they have to offer regarding romance travel. Win free flight vouchers and a 3 night stay in Cancun.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

10am-1pm Sat. Feb. 9

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-5pm Sat. Feb. 9

The Great Create at The Banbury Art Crawl

During Banbury Art Crawl, you can learn how to pour paint with fluid acrylics to make a set of 4 coasters or 2 trivets. A fun way to create colorful designs. The best part about it is that anyone can do it. 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: $20-35

Age: All Ages

10-10:30am Sat. Feb. 9

Pop Up Science: Stomp Rockets

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 building stomp rockets.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10am-6pm Sat. Feb. 9

Handmade Glass Valentine's Day Gifts

For one weekend only, blow away your valine with a limited production of blown glass creations. Glass hearts, vases, candy dishes, jewelry, and a selection of unique gifts.

The Glass Orchard 130 Deerfield Road, Eau Claire

10:15am Sat. Feb. 9

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. 9

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. Feb. 9

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-2pm Sat. Feb. 9

Frost Fair

Family Fun Day that includes winter themed crafts and activities, chili cook-off, 1860s rules vintage base ball, snow sculpture contest, artisans, history exhibit, and coffee & hot chocolate. Cook-off begins at 11am, voting at 1:30pm. $5 entry to taste and vote. Entry forms available online.

Dunn County Historical Society 1820 Wakanda Street, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-5pm Sat. Feb. 9

CBD Pop & Shop with Chris Buske

CBD is a compound found within the hemp plant that has significant medical benefits. The fact that CBD-rich hemp is non-psychoactive makes it an appealing option for many patients. Chris Buske will be in the store to tell you all about these new products and their source.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-1pm Sat. Feb. 9

Love Canvas with Watercolor

Mod Podge and watercolor a “Love” canvas just in time for Valentine's Day. Registration is required.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 18+

11am-6pm Sat. Feb. 9

Stone & Crystal Trunk Show

Gemstone Trunk Sale. A wide variety of stones, crystals and minerals, jewelry and other products. Check out the new goodies that Joe & Lisa got in Tucson.

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

noon-6pm Sat. Feb. 9

2019 Menomonie Polar Plunge

Support Special Olympics Wisconsin and athletes and jump into iced cold water to celebrate. Join hundreds as they put on wacky costumes, jump in a lake and earn prizes all while supporting Special Olympics WI athletes including those in Dunn County.

Wakanda Park Wakanda Park Rd. and Pine Ave. E, Menomonie

Cost: $75

Age: All Ages

noon-5pm Sat. Feb. 9

Indulge

The Broom & Crow, The District Co, Sweet Driver Chocolates, and Infinity Beverages have teamed up to bring you a fun, Valentine's Day event. Get gifts at a small merchant market. Ticket also includes candle making class, tarot card reading, local fine wine, indulgent truffles, and more.

Visit Eau Claire Experience Center 128 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $30/ticket; $45/couple

noon-4pm Sat. Feb. 9

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. 9

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

1-3pm Sat. Feb. 9

Valentine's Day Cookie Decorating Class

Learn how to decorate cookies, just in time for Valentine’s Day. This class will cover the basics of royal icing techniques including icing consistencies, outlining, flooding, and marbling. No prior experience or special skills are needed and all materials will be provided.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Sat. Feb. 9

Needle Felt a Gnome

Create a bit of whimsy with this gnome. Needle felt this 3D project with wool, choose your own colors. Needle Felting is the process of using barbed needles to stab wool fibers and interlock them into place, creating any desired shape. Pre-registration is required. Seats are limited.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: Ages 10+

1-3pm Sat. Feb. 9

Brewery Tour

Discover the flavors and tastes of Germany and the Czech Republic at Lazy Monk, Eau Claire’s oldest brewery. Enjoy a guided visit through the authentic Bier hall with memorabilia from Europe. Learn about the process and stages to brew amazing bier. Then taste Lazy Monk’s most popular brews.

Lazy Monk Brewing, LLC 97 West Madison Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $10/person

Age: 21+

1:30pm Sat. Feb. 9

ECCT Presents: Dragons Love Tacos

Dragons love all sorts of tacos - chicken tacos, beef tacos, great big tacos, teeny tiny tacos, all of them except spicy ones. Where there are tacos, there's salsa. And if a dragon accidentally eats spicy salsa...oh, boy. When a boy throws his new dragon friends a spicy salsa taco party, red-hot trouble ensues.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 youth, $13 student, $20 senior, $24 adult

Age: All Ages

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Feb. 9

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

2-3:30pm Sat. Feb. 9

MTGs Youth Performance Troupe

MTGs first ever Youth Performance Troupe production. This fabulous group of talented kids will be singing and dancing on the beautiful Mabel Tainter stage to a medley of outstanding show tunes.

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

Cost: $10 adults, $7 Children under 12

Age: All Ages

2pm Sat. Feb. 9

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

2pm Sat. Feb. 9

UWEC Film Series: Crazy Rich Asians

Rachel Chu is happy to accompany her longtime boyfriend, Nick, to his best friend's wedding in Singapore. She's also surprised to learn that Nick's family is extremely wealthy and he's considered one of the country's most eligible bachelors.

Woodland Theater, Davies Center UWEC 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 single screening; $10 annual pass; $20 family annual pass

2-7pm Sat. Feb. 9

Jeweler At Large Pop-up

Jeweler At Large, Camille Hempel pops up at Joynt bar owner's quaint gallery on Water Street, 3 doors east of the Joynt. she shows her work around the Midwest and last summer had rings featured in Ocean's 8, worn by Helena Bonham Carter. She will show her new Heart Medals, Armor Rings and more.

Outside In Inside Out Gallery 312 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

2pm Sat. Feb. 9

Succulent Planter Workshop

Succulents are easy to take care of. Choose from many different types and mix & match in your planter. A greenhouse pro will guide you in choosing and creating a succulent planter for your home. Bring your own container or purchase one at DTE.

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

Cost: Cost: Build your own; only pay for what you take home

2:30-3pm Sat. Feb. 9

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

5-11pm Sat. Feb. 9

11th Annual Mid-Winter Mardi Gras

Dance to Troppo Big Band Jazz Orchestra; enjoy a delicious dinner, casino style and carnival games, cash raffle, and prizes throughout the night. Costumes welcome.

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

Cost: $140 Two Person Dinner and Raffle Package

Age: 21+

5:30pm Sat. Feb. 9

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

6:30-10pm Sat. Feb. 9

Volume One Presents: The Best Night

The Best Night is a creative, dynamic, and interactive cocktail party - a celebratory evening of food, drinks, music, technology, art, and camaraderie. Celebrating the Best of the Chippewa Valley reader poll winners, and the Chippewa Valley Vanguard Award winners. Price includes all food, entertainment, and attractions.

The Lismore 333 Gibson Street, Eau Claire

Cost: GA: $35 advance; $40 door | VIP: $65 advance; $75 door

Age: 21+

7-9pm Sat. Feb. 9

Live Music: Kevin Lombardo

The Ivory is welcoming back Kevin Lombardo. He is an amazingly talented singer and guitar player that focuses on playing 70's contemporary/classic rock.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-8:30pm Sat. Feb. 9

Crazy Lil Thing Called Love Variety Show

This variety show is bound to get your attention turned towards love and just in time for Valentines Day. Join Matt and Suzie K. as they share hilarious stories and heart-warming music that will pull on your heart strings.

Cedarbrook Church N6714 470th St., Menomonie

Cost: $30/Couple

7pm Sat. Feb. 9

Dunn County Historical Society - Snow Ball

Featuring live music by the Cutaways, dance lessons from the Stout Swing Club, a raffle, a one-night only themed display, and more. Raffle prizes include hand-made quilts. Pull out your best evening wear and dance the night away. Prizes awarded for best dressed and best vintage.

Dunn County Historical Society 1820 Wakanda Street, Menomonie

Cost: $10members; $25/non-members; $45/couple (includes membership to the Historical Society for the year)

Age: 18+

7pm Sat. Feb. 9

UWEC Film Series: Crazy Rich Asians

Rachel Chu is happy to accompany her longtime boyfriend, Nick, to his best friend's wedding in Singapore. She's also surprised to learn that Nick's family is extremely wealthy and he's considered one of the country's most eligible bachelors.

Woodland Theater, Davies Center UWEC 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 single screening; $10 annual pass; $20 family annual pass

7-10pm Sat. Feb. 9

Live Music: Jim Schuh, J. T. & Bree

Performing a variety of popular classic rock and fun country music. These musicians have many years of live music experience playing with many popular Wisconsin bands.

Eagle's Club 2588 Hallie Rd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-10pm Sat. Feb. 9

Live Music: Sprig of That

The trio combines folky, vibrant Americana, fiddle tunes, original compositions and rhythmic textures to form a surprisingly natural acoustic blend. Sprig of That played a summer residency at Black Dog Cafe, as well as shows at Good Arts Collective and for St. Paul’s Pop-Ups at Central Station.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Feb. 9

Edgar Meyer

Mr. Meyer’s unparalleled technique and musicianship with the upright bass, in combination with his gift for composition have garnered appreciation by a vast, varied audience.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: Tickets starting at $35

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Feb. 9

Shades of Buble

With three voices singing incredible songs, Shades of Buble brings the swinging standards and pop hits of Michael Bublé to the stage in an unforgettable high-energy concert event.

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

Cost: $25 reserved seating, $20 adults, $19 seniors, $11 youth

7:30pm Sat. Feb. 9

Cheeseheads: The Musical

The beloved founder of Schnaybel's Famous Cheese has passed away and there are rumors the factory may shut down. A uniquely humorous story about perseverance, romance and the possibility of winning it all in this touching and joyful Wisconsin musical.

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

Cost: Adults/Seniors $25, Youth/Students $12

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Feb. 9

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

8-11pm Sat. Feb. 9

Live Music: Jeff White

Americana/Alt-country/Folk from the hills of Western Wisconsin. Blending warm tones, reverbs, delays & vibrato with outlaw grit, Jeff White sings of love, loss & lust with an Americana vibe.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8pm Sat. Feb. 9

Live Music: Howard Luedtke & Blue Max

A Western Wisconsin rock blues band, that performs all over Wisconsin and Minnesota. Many who have seen Howard and Blue Max have become fans of Howard’s talented slide guitar playing and the band’s rockin’ electric blues sound.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

8pm Sat. Feb. 9

Live Music: Jerrika Mighelle

Jerrika Mighelle will play the Cabin.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Sat. Feb. 9

Live Music by JFT Party Band

JFT Party Band performs your favorite classic rock music with a massive amount of fun injected. Audience selects the music to be performed. Every show is different. U2, Rolling Stones, REM, Neil Diamond, John Mellencamp, CCR, Billy Idol, Black Crows, Deep Purple, Tom Petty, Cheap Trick and more.

Linda & Dan's T&C Roundabout 8685 Hwy 124, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm-1am Sat. Feb. 9

Live Music: The Big Deeks

Big Deeks play a variety of music from the 50s to now, including some country.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 02/09/2019

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