Events For 02/15/2019

8am-3pm Fri. Feb. 15

18th Annual Junior Achievement Business Challenge

A business strategy tournament. Designed to apply student creativity, test leadership skills and demonstrate the competitive nature of the free enterprise system. High school students work with business professionals to compete for a chance to win post-high school scholarship.

Chippewa Valley Technical College (Business Education Center Auditorium) 620 W. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE for students, Sponsorships availible

Age: High Schoolers

9-10am Fri. Feb. 15

Cool, Calm & Connected

Uninterrupted playtime with your child. Learn what helps you and your child regulate. This class is designed to assist parents to form cool and calming connections with their children, while learning and practicing strategies to take home.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf Road S2D, Eau Claire

Cost: $75

Age: Ages 4-7 years

9-11:30am Fri. Feb. 15

Family Fun Zone

Children and parents enjoy open play on the large turf field filled with numerous toys, games, sports equipment, inflatables, and dress up clothes. Organized activities are also offered at different times each morning which children may participate in if they choose or continue with open play.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $3 member; $5 community

Age: Ages 0-6

9:30-11am Fri. Feb. 15

Mini Makers Camp

Get your hands on basic building! The next great invention awaits. This five-day camp for 4K kids includes a lesson, snack and playtime throughout the Museum. Register for either the morning or the afternoon slot.

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

Cost: $50 per member child/$60 per non-member child

Age: 4K

10am-2pm Fri. Feb. 15

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

10-10:30am Fri. Feb. 15

Parachute Games

Kiddos ages three and up will love jumping, moving, dancing, grooving and all sorts of games with the giant parachute.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:15am Fri. Feb. 15

Preschool Storytime

For three-and four-year-olds. 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: Preschool

10:30-11:30am Fri. Feb. 15

ABC's for 2's and 3's

ABC’s for 2s and 3s is a fun step into exploring letters, numbers, and shapes. 2 and 3 year old children and their parents will enjoy open exploration time, songs, stories, sensory play and art.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf Road S2D, Eau Claire

Cost: $50

Age: Age 2-3 years

11-11:45am Fri. Feb. 15

Planetarium Show: Sky Stories

Visitors will explore the many constellations in our night sky. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside the Failsafe Lab 30 minutes prior to the start of the show.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

noon-12:45pm Fri. Feb. 15

Planetarium Show: Sky Stories

Visitors will explore the many constellations in our night sky. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside the Failsafe Lab 30 minutes prior to the start of the show.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

1-5pm Fri. Feb. 15

Chippewa Falls Public Library Winter Carnival

Winter Carnival for all ages. There will be games, prizes and cotton candy. Also at 1:30pm the Snake Discovery program will be held.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2:30-3pm Fri. Feb. 15

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

3:30-5pm Fri. Feb. 15

Mini Makers Camp

Get your hands on basic building! The next great invention awaits. This five-day camp for 4K kids includes a lesson, snack and playtime throughout the Museum. Register for either the morning or the afternoon slot.

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

Cost: $50 per member child/$60 per non-member child

Age: 4K

4:30-7pm Fri. Feb. 15

35th Annual New England Style Fish Boil

On the menu: the famous fish, carrots, red potatoes, coleslaw, macaroni and cheese, onions, Vienna bread, fish tacos, beverage and ice cream cup.

Immaculate Conception Parish 1712 Highland Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $11 adults; $5 for ages 6-12; FREE for ages 5 and under; $11 for all carryouts

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Fri. Feb. 15

Friday Family Night

Open to all families, kids and their friends every Friday night. Activities include basketball, volleyball, soccer, inflatables, movies, free popcorn, and special entertainment. Check the movie schedule online.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Member $3, Community $5

5:30-8pm Fri. Feb. 15

Night at the Museum

Sign up your little valentines for the Museum's only drop-off event. Night at the Museum includes multiple craft and project stations, robot demos, pizza dinner and lots of play.

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

Cost: $10 per member child/$15 per non-member child

Age: K-5th grade

5:30-7:30pm Fri. Feb. 15

Succulent Planter Pop & Shop

Create your own small or large succulent planter. All materials are provided and there are tons of unique options.

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

Cost: $12 for small planter or $20 for large planter

Age: All Ages

5:45-6:45pm Fri. Feb. 15

Couples Acroyoga Workshop

A fun date night for partners. Make beautiful shapes together, laugh, and connect in this acroyoga workshop for couples. Learn the basics of basing, flying and spotting in a supportive and safe environment. No experience, flexibility or yoga knowledge needed.

Moonrise Aerials Studio Banbury Place Building 13 (930 Galloway St), Room 122, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 per couple

6-7:30pm Fri. Feb. 15

Candlelight Snowshoe Hike

Candles and moonlight will illuminate the way as you explore the trails on snowshoes. A warm campfire awaits you as you finish the trail. Snowshoes will be available to rent, but rental equipment is limited and may sell out. Registration/payment due by February 13.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Cost: Snowshoe rental: $3 per set | Admission fee: Friends $3, Nonmembers $5

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Fri. Feb. 15

Learn to Knit

This class is for beginners who want to learn the basics. Each student will learn everything you need to know to get you started. Learn to cast on, knit, purl, and cast off. You will also learn the basic terminology of knitting. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: Ages 16+

6:30-8pm Fri. Feb. 15

Couple Thai Massage Valentine Date Night

Celebrate the day of love by learning the art of sacred touch and conscious connection while sipping wine and indulging in delicious chocolates. During this 90 minute, interactive workshop you'll learn basic Thai Yoga Massage techniques to help you connect with your partner on a deeper level.

Tuning Tree 515 South Barstow, Suite 117, Eau Claire

Cost: $60

7-10pm Fri. Feb. 15

Tunes at the Tasting Lounge

Every Friday you can enjoy locally produced wines and spirits while listening to an array of local musicians. Check out Infinity Beverages' Facebook page or website before swinging down for updates and musician details.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Age: 21+

7-9:30pm Fri. Feb. 15

The Power of "US" Marriage Weekend

Join Dr. Rick Marks for an enrichment weekend where he’ll equip couples with practical skills that will strengthen marriages by tapping into The Power of “US.” This will be a great event for couples who are dating, engaged, or married.

Menomonie Alliance Church 502 21st St. N, Menomonie

Cost: $50

Age: Adults

7-10pm Fri. Feb. 15

Live at Acoustic Cafe: Boat Patrol

Boat Patrol began creating music in the Fall of 2017 in the Northwoods of Wisconsin. Built on an improvisational base, the trio uses a trove of influences and techniques from genres ranging from bluegrass to avant-garde jazz to create extensive musical landscapes and textures.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Feb. 15

UWEC International Film Series: I Dream in Another Language

The mysterious young circumstances surrounding a decades-long feud between the last two speakers of a dying indigenous tongue are artfully intertwined with bittersweet remembrances of the past in this poetic meditation on life and lost love.

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

Cost: $5 GA; $10 yearly pass; $20 yearly family pass (4 people)

Age: Unrated

7-8:30pm Fri. Feb. 15

Healing Using Buddhist Wisdom Practices with Visiting Lama, Khenpo Ugyen

This program will encourage the natural healing process and develop healthier ways of looking at ourselves and the world. By using Buddhist wisdom practices we can connect with our noble heart and engage the healing process. A healthy mind experiences happiness, inner peace, love, and contentment.

Hay River KTC Meditation Center N14085 County V V, Ridgeland

Cost: $5 Friday, $25/day, $45/all events

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Feb. 15

Samuel Stein

Samuel Stein is a singer songwriter from Moorhead, MN. With six albums to his name, he recorded his most recent work in his basement at home. This is his first trip to The Plus to perform his solo show.

The Venue 209 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Feb. 15

Eau Claire International Folk Dancers

A weekly recreational international dance group where you dance the dances of many lands. Come and join us whenever you like. No partners necessary. Wear comfortable clothes and soft-soled, non-marking clean shoes. First Fridays of the month are specialized for beginners.

YMCA Fitness Center 206 Emery St., Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $2/night; more if live music

7:30-9pm Fri. Feb. 15

Candlelight Snowshoe Hike

Candles and moonlight will illuminate the way as you explore the trails on snowshoes. A warm campfire awaits you as you finish the trail. Snowshoes will be available to rent, but rental equipment is limited and may sell out. Registration/payment due by February 13.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Cost: Snowshoe rental: $3 per set | Admission fee: Friends $3, Nonmembers $5

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Feb. 15

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 Fri. Feb. 15

​Jesters Comedy Improv

Features off-the-cuff performers who take audience suggestions and create comedic scenes, original songs, and uproarious laughs on-the-spot with no filters, no editing, and no second-takes. Jesters Comedy thrives on audience participation.

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

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

8pm Fri. Feb. 15

Cabin Singer/Songwriter Slam

Winner will receive a paid local talent gig at the Cabin. Performers must arrive before 7:30pm. There is no pre-sign-up. All material must be original. Performers will be allowed to play one song (max 5 minutes). There will be more than one round.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

8-10pm Fri. Feb. 15

Downtown Classics: When Harry Met Sally

It's the 30th Anniversary of When Harry Met Sally and we are celebrating at Micon Cinemas Downtown Budget Theater. $20 V-Day special includes 1 large pizza and 2 drinks.

Micon Downtown Cinema 315 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4

8pm Fri. Feb. 15

Live Music: South of 8 Live

South of 8 live at Stones Throw. 100% goes to American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Come help support a great cause and enjoy great music.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

8:30pm Fri. Feb. 15

Late Night Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher Trio

Jeremy Boettcher has performed music throughout the world, toured extensively in S. Carey throughout the US, Canada, and Europe, and recently finished a residency for Jazz at Lincoln Center in Doha, Qatar. He will be joined by good friend and incredible talent, Josh Gallagher, on the piano.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Fri. Feb. 15

Open Mic at The Sandbar

All acts welcome. Sign up starts at 8:30pm.

SandBar & Grill 17643 50th Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm-1am Fri. Feb. 15

Live Music: Contradiction

Contradiction plays rock & country music.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 02/15/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Events with Tickets