Events For 03/02/2019

Sat. Mar. 2

The Pen Project Multi-Media Exhibit

Paintings, drawings, poetry and testimonies submitted to The Pen Project magazine will be on display during this month-long exhibit, showcasing the talent that lives inside America's correctional system.

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

Cost: FREE

8-10am Sat. Mar. 2

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

8am-noon Sat. Mar. 2

2019 Blizzard Blast Indoor Triathlon

This indoor triathlon includes a 500 yard swim, 8 mile stationary bike, and 2 mile run.

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

Cost: Individual: $35, Team: $60, UWEC Students: $30

8am-3pm Sat. Mar. 2

Guy Challenge 2019

An event built exclusively for men. A place to cut loose, relax, laugh, be well fed, get inspired, encouraged, and challenged. Guy Challenge will equip with practical tools to be a courageous follower of Jesus in your everyday life. Featured speakers, BBQ catering, and axe throwing.

Landmark Christian Church 4140 126th Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25 ($35 after Feb 15th) Men ages 25 & Under Free

Age: Age 13+

8:30am-noon Sat. Mar. 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

8:30am-3pm Sat. Mar. 2

Bee Keeping 101 - Learn the Art of Beekeeping

If you have heard about the pollinator shortage and want to make a difference, then become a backyard beekeeper. This informative class teaches you the basics to get started: introductory knowledge about beekeeping and bees, costs associated with beekeeping, time involved and equipment needed.

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Cty Rd. K, Fall Creek

Cost: Friends $40, Nonmembers $45

9am-3pm Sat. Mar. 2

Winter Farmers Market

Support local farmers and shop for beef, pork, eggs, produce, honey, bison and so much more in the beauty of the greenhouses at Down to Earth.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-noon Sat. Mar. 2

YMCA Healthy Kids Day

Allows kids to participate in many interactive activities while families can gather information on nutrition, health, exercise, health care services, chiropractic care, dental hygiene, fire safety, home safety and much more. Pool is open for family open swim, and new this year there will be Zumba sessions.

Chippewa Falls YMCA 611 Jefferson Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

10am-4pm Sat. Mar. 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. Mar. 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+

10am Sat. Mar. 2

18th Annual Chilly Chippewa 1m/5k

A fundraiser for the Chippewa Falls High School Cross Country team as well as an opportunity to get outside and begin the racing year. Besides all the normal benefits of a fun run (t-shirts, awards), they offer participants a free post-race meal of homemade chili provided by our cross country team families.

Chippewa Falls Senior High School 735 Terrill St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $20-$25

10am-5pm Sat. Mar. 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

10am-6pm Sat. Mar. 2

RV Show

Various dealers on site with travel trailers & 5th wheels on display at the 55,000 square foot Chippewa Valley Expo Center facility. A great opportunity to see RVs up close.

Chippewa Valley Expo Center 5150 Old Mill Plaza, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

10am-1pm Sat. Mar. 2

Weekend Brunch: Brady Didion

A farm-focused weekend brunch (served 7am-1pm) with lively instrumental tunes from Didion 10am-1pm. The kitchen offers midwestern and other brunch classics and the bar offers a variety of classic and original morning drinks including mimosas and bloody marys.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-3pm Sat. Mar. 2

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Fair

There will be a number of local CSA farms onsite with information about their programs — so you can meet local farmers, compare prices, and find the farm that best meets your needs.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

10am-5pm Sat. Mar. 2

DIY Herbal Bath Salts

Staff will show you how to make your custom blend, and will provide you with everything you need. You will get to choose from Dead Sea Salt, Epson Salt, and Himalayan Pink Salt blends, various essential oils, and various herbs and flowers.

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

Cost: Starting at $12

Age: All Ages

10am-2pm Sat. Mar. 2

Caffeinate & Relax

SHIFT Cyclery + Coffee will host a pop-up shop with coffee, waffles, and gluten-free brownies. Grab a seat for a 15-minute chair massage, or a 30min Oracle Card reading with Reiki.

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

Cost: $15 for chair massage, $35 for card reading

10:15am Sat. Mar. 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. Mar. 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

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

Eau Claire Celebrates the 70th Anniversary of Aldo Leopold’s A Sand County Almanac

Celebrate Wisconsin’s Aldo Leopold Weekend by joining a community reading and discussions of Aldo Leopold’s A Sand County Almanac published 70 years ago in 1949, shortly after Leopold passed away. The program opens with readings…

Eau Claire Public Library - Lower Level - Eau Claire Room 400 Eau Claire Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-2pm Sat. Mar. 2

Empty Bowls

Annual fundraiser to benefit Stepping Stone of Dunn County. Features hand-crafted bowls to fill with soup, includes bread and dessert. Entertainment, silent auction, kid's activities.

Menomonie High School 1715 5th St. W., Menomonie

Cost: $15 in advance (starting February); $17 at the door w/hand-crafted bowl. Meal only $5 in advance; $7 at the door. Children under 5 eat free.

Age: All Ages

11am Sat. Mar. 2

ECCT Presents: The Cat in the Hat

From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears at the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat in the Hat is the most mischievous cat they have ever met. With the trickiest of tricks, he turns a rainy afternoon into an amazing adventure. But what will mom find when she gets home?

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Consult website for ticket price

Age: All Ages

11am Sat. Mar. 2

Pow-Wow: Celebration of Native American Culture

A celebration of culture that bridges the customs and stories of the past with the energy and vitality of 21st-century Native American people from the UWEC campus and the community. Music, song, dance, food and storytelling will bring together indigenous people as well as the greater community. The Grand Entry is at 1pm, and the Feast is at 5pm.

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

Cost: $4 general, $2 student, FREE for 5 and under and 55+

noon-3pm Sat. Mar. 2

Macrame a Wall Hanging Workshop

This class is for beginners as well as anyone who may have experience with macrame. Instructor Julie Beaton will teach you the most commonly used knots as well as weaving techniques to complete this BoHo style wall hanging. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $50

Age: Ages 16+

1-2pm Sat. Mar. 2

The Roots of Permaculture: an Introduction to Ecologically Designed Gardens

Learn how to approach your gardening and landscaping projects through the ecologically based design science of permaculture. From building soil to planting strategies, dig into the core of permaculture and see real-world examples of techniques used to create a beautiful, productive, and sustainable garden ecosystem in your own backyard.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: Free (Seed Library Seeds can also be picked up after the speaker)

1-4pm Sat. Mar. 2

3rd Annual Beer & Wing Fest

Sample some great craft beers & try some delicious wings from area restaurants. Limited number of tickets available. Tickets not guaranteed at door if sold out prior to event. VIP event starts 2 hour early.

Wagner's Lanes 2159 Brackett Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: GA: $30 advance, $40 door | VIP: $50 advance, $60 door

Age: 21+

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Mar. 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

1:30pm Sat. Mar. 2

ECCT Presents: The Cat in the Hat

From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears at the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat in the Hat is the most mischievous cat they have ever met. With the trickiest of tricks, he turns a rainy afternoon into an amazing adventure. But what will mom find when she gets home?

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Consult website for ticket price

Age: All Ages

2pm Sat. Mar. 2

MTG Presents: How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

A satire of big business and all it holds sacred, a man uses a handbook to climb the corporate ladder from lowly window washer to high-powered executive, tackling the aggressively compliant “company man,” the office party, backstabbing coworkers, caffeine addiction and, of course, true love.

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

Cost: Contact MTG for tickets

2pm Sat. Mar. 2

UWEC Film Series: Bohemian Rhapsody (UAC)

A foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound.

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

Cost: $5 GA, $10 yearly film pass, $20 for family yearly pass (4 people)

2:30-3:30pm Sat. Mar. 2

Around the Farm Table with Inga Witscher

Join Inga Witscher of PBS show "Around the Farm Table" for a cooking demo with story telling and seasonal cooking. "Around the Farm Table" is dedicated to connecting consumers to small, thoughtful producers through storytelling, forgotten recipes and entertainment.

Augusta Memorial Public Library 113 North Stone St, Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2:30pm Sat. Mar. 2

"What Happened to Brian?" In Remembrance of Uniroyal

The worst thing you can say about someone who's gone is nothing. See what Happened to Brian, and discover why many workers refer to a plant closing as a death in the family.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

3-6pm Sat. Mar. 2

Painting Demonstration by Terry Meyer

Terry Meyer is a painter and sculptor in Eau Claire. His demonstrations of painting are very popular, so he'll provide another one, using his watercolor techniques. A silent auction will follow, featuring the pieces he paints that day.

200 Main - Art and Wine 200 Main St., Eau Claire

4-8pm Sat. Mar. 2

Deisrable Beauty Presents: Be Not Afraid

An evening for women and teen girls that is sure to be sprinkled with fun, heart hugs, and friends, PLUS sweet food and special guests. Desirable Beauty Events are always centered around a powerful truth from the Bible.

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

Cost: $15-20 for Teen Night on Friday, $35-40 for Ladies Night on Saturday (Dinner included)

Age: Teen Girls and Ladies

4:30pm Sat. Mar. 2

Decadent Cabaret 40

Celebrate 40 years of Decadent Cabaret with one of the most diverse lineups ever assembled. Art displays from Artisan Forge, aerobatics from the Torch Sisters, and featuring a killer musical lineup including area favorites like Irie Sol, Pit Wagon, FM Down, and much more.

The Metro 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10/day, $25 for 3 days

5-9pm Sat. Mar. 2

17th Annual Grace Lutheran Communities Enchanted Evening

Cocktail hour at 5pm, dinner at 6:30pm. Attire may be formal to dressy casual. Live auction and silent auction. Funds raised will be used to purchase a replacement medical appointment transportation van, which provides 3,000+ rides annually for residents.

The Florian Gardens 2340 Lorch Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $75 per person; $560 per table (of 8)

5-8pm Sat. Mar. 2

Mardis Gras Party

Come join in the fun with this festive Mardi Gras Celebration. Enjoy New Orleans inspired dinner and music, and an amazing Mardi Gras atmosphere. Dinner includes a choice of 2 entrees, salad, bread, dessert, and beverage. Additional beverages available for purchase-cash only.

Christ Church Cathedral 510 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20 Adults; $15 ages 11-18; $10 for children under 10

Age: All Ages

5-8pm Sat. Mar. 2

Parents' Night Out

Are you in need of a night out? Bring your child to the YMCA on Parents’ Night Out, an event where you can go enjoy a few hours to yourself while your kids are having a blast here. They will provide dinner for the kids, pool time, games, crafts, and a movie.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $10, Community $15

Age: Ages 5-12

6-10pm Sat. Mar. 2

Euchre Tournament Fundraiser for Let's Go Fishing Menomonie

Euchre Tournament to benefit Let's Go Fishing- Menomonie Area. They'll also have a meat raffle and other raffle prizes. All proceeds go to provide free boating and fishing trips for seniors and the disabled on Lake Menomin.

Viking Bowl and Lounge N8590 HWY 40, Colfax

Cost: $40 per team

Age: 21+

7-9pm Sat. Mar. 2

Four Pints Shy

Their rollicking Irish folk music and boisterous drinking songs will make you glad to be Irish, even if you aren't.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: $15

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Sat. Mar. 2

Live Music: Wolves at the Door

From originals to covers, songs of folk, rock, blues and country will touch your heart and move your feet. Soft and strong emotive vocals with acoustic and resonator guitars will tell stories you will want to hear.

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

Cost: FREE

7pm Sat. Mar. 2

UWEC Film Series: Bohemian Rhapsody (UAC)

A foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound.

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

Cost: $5 GA, $10 yearly film pass, $20 for family yearly pass (4 people)

7pm Sat. Mar. 2

Live Music: Past & The Present

Performing an eclectic mix of covers from the 1960s to the present, as well as melodic, moody originals, including songs from their forthcoming CD. Larry Past - Acoustic Guitar/Vocals; Chris Andresen - Bass; Eric C. Thompson - Synth/Percussion; Anastasia Vishnevsky - Guitar/Vocals.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7:30pm Sat. Mar. 2

Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra: Marching Through March

With favorites from Victor Herbert, Antonio Dvorak, Felix Mendelssohn, and many more, this collection of marches has favorites everyone knows, as well as a few surprises. The Symphony Orchestra will also be joined by Mark Kosower, renowned cellist.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

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

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Mar. 2

MTG Presents: How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

A satire of big business and all it holds sacred, a man uses a handbook to climb the corporate ladder from lowly window washer to high-powered executive, tackling the aggressively compliant “company man,” the office party, backstabbing coworkers, caffeine addiction and, of course, true love.

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

Cost: Contact MTG for tickets

7:30pm Sat. Mar. 2

Memorial High School Documentary Theatre presents Traffick

Traffick is based on true events and exposes the harsh reality and prevalence of human trafficking that is often overlooked in the United States.Proceeds from ticket sales will go towards the Fierce Freedom organization. Traffick is written, directed, and produced by Memorial High School Documentary Theatre students.

Riverside Theatre - Haas Fine Arts Center, UW-Eau Claire 121 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 GA, $5 students & seniors (Plus fees & tax)

8pm Sat. Mar. 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+

8-11pm Sat. Mar. 2

Live Music: Big Bang

Big Bang, a Rock and Country cover band will play the Snout Saloon.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Age: 21+

8pm Sat. Mar. 2

UWEC Cabin: Brianna Kocka

Brianna Kočka is best known for her honesty through songwriting—she believes that music is a form of give and take, that lyrics and melodies are an important part of shared life, and that we use these creative spaces to engage in our humanness together.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8-11pm Sat. Mar. 2

Elijah Adam Live

Elijah Adam is a soulful blazing Infusion of rock, groove, country & power rockin’ blues.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8:30pm Sat. Mar. 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. 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 Sat. Mar. 2

Flaming Doublewides Mardi Gras

Flaming Doublewides with special guests Weapons of Brass Destruction. Mardi Gras Madness.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

9pm-1am Sat. Mar. 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.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 03/02/2019

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