Events For 03/15/2019

Fri. Mar. 15

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

9-11:30am Fri. Mar. 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

9am-5pm Fri. Mar. 15

Art at the County Court House

The Eau Claire County Court House features art from various local artists on all the floors including the ground floor.

Eau Claire County Court House 721 Oxford Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9-11:30am Fri. Mar. 15

Gymnastics Open Gym

Join us for gymnastics open gyms! Ages 5 & under have open gym at 9:00 AM, and the cost is member $3, community $5. Ages 5+ have open gym at 7:00 PM, and cost is member $4, community $6.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Varies

Age: All Ages

10-11:15am Fri. Mar. 15

Awaken Yoga Series

It's time to wake up from your wintery slumber! Revitalize and rejuvenate yourself with this 3 week yoga + meditation series designed to clear and refresh your energy centers and prepare you for the vibrant energy of spring. Move, shift and get ready to flow into this time of new beginnings.

Tuning Tree 515 South Barstow, Suite 117, Eau Claire

Cost: $55 for the series or $20 drop-in

10-10:30am Fri. Mar. 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. Mar. 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

11-11:30am Fri. Mar. 15

Planetarium Show: Sky Stories

An outta this world show! 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

11:30am-noon Fri. Mar. 15

Planetarium Show: Sky Stories

An outta this world show! 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

1pm Fri. Mar. 15

Artists Series Presents The Mystical Arts of Tibet

The monks of the Drepung Loseling Monastery will visit UW-Eau Claire from March 11-15 for an artist residency that includes creating a sand mandala, lectures on Tibetan culture, traditions and beliefs, and a sacred music and dance performance. Opening and closing ceremonies at 1pm on Monday and Friday respectively.

Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

3-8pm Fri. Mar. 15

Wisconsin Sport Show

Family event featuring over 150 outdoor businesses including: fishing, hunting, boats, ATVs, retail, dogs and kennels, conservation organizations and more. Fishing and hunting seminars, kids activities, thousands of dollars in prizes, free parking, full concessions.

Chippewa Valley Expo Center 5150 Old Mill Plaza, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 Advance, $9 Door, 11 and younger free

Age: All Ages

4-6pm Fri. Mar. 15

Pour Painting Easter Eggs

Bring the kids into Arts, etc and create/decorate a dozen regular plastic pour painted easter eggs and 1 large Egg. We have blocked off times every Friday and Saturday till Easter. Light snack and beverages. Online pre-registration required.

Arts, Etc. 930 Galloway Street, Banbury Place Building 13, Suite 27, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

4:30-7pm Fri. Mar. 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

4:30-7:30pm Fri. Mar. 15

Knights of Columbus Fish Fry

The Famous Menomonie Knights of Columbus Fish Fry will be served from 4:30pm – 7:30pm in Charles Hall (basement) of St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Go online for the menu and a free coupon.

St. Joseph's Catholic Church (Charles Hall -Basement) 910 Wilson Ave, Menomonie

Cost: See menu online for prices

5-9pm Fri. Mar. 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

5-7pm Fri. Mar. 15

Snowdrop Watercolor Class

Paint a Snowdrop flower in celebration of Oestra and Spring. No need to have drawing skills, there will be 4 different styles you can trace and paint provided by the instructor, Karen Scarseth. All materials are included, except the recommended 8x10 photo frame to display your work in.

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

Cost: $15

5-11pm Fri. Mar. 15

St. Patrick's Day Celebration

Lazy Monk Brewing celebrates St. Patrick's Day with the return of their Irish Stout. The bier has a mild amount of malt bitterness and sweetness. Live music from the Porter Brothers.

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

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Mar. 15

Catya Solo: Pre-St Paddy's Day Show

Catya is a singer/songwriter, guitarist, and fiddler. She performs in a range of genres, including Original and Traditional Blues, Contemporary Acoustic Music, Americana, Swing, Old-School R&B, Variety, and in honor of St Paddy's Weekend, she'll play some Irish Tunes, too.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

6-8pm Fri. Mar. 15

Pour Painting Easter Eggs

Bring the kids into Arts, etc and create/decorate a dozen regular plastic pour painted easter eggs and 1 large Egg. We have blocked off times every Friday and Saturday till Easter. Light snack and beverages. Online pre-registration required.

Arts, Etc. 930 Galloway Street, Banbury Place Building 13, Suite 27, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Fri. Mar. 15

Learn to Knit

This class is for beginners who want to learn the basics. Learn to cast on, knit, purl, and cast off. You will also learn the basic terminology of knitting and walk away with the skills to make dish cloths, scarves and more. Pre-registration is required, walk-ins welcome if space allows.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: Ages 15+

7-10pm Fri. Mar. 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+

7-9pm Fri. Mar. 15

Wine Tasting and Pairing with Michelle Seymour

Wonder about wine, and pairing foods and chocolates with it? Michelle Seymour, from BreakThru Beverages is an expert in wine and pairings. Join us in a comfortable, tasty atmosphere where Michelle will lead guests through a great night of wines, foods and dessert.

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

Cost: $35

Age: 21+

7-9pm Fri. Mar. 15

Gymnastics Open Gym

Join us for gymnastics open gyms! Ages 5 & under have open gym at 9:00 AM, and the cost is member $3, community $5. Ages 5+ have open gym at 7:00 PM, and cost is member $4, community $6.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Varies

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Mar. 15

Live Music: 7Swing

7Swing is a dance band as well as the perfect band to sit back and relax with. Featuring Cathy Reitz on vocals, a rhythm section and Band and Swing favorites of the 30's, 40's and 50's, along with 3 horns make up the group.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Mar. 15

UWEC International Film Series: Jafar Panahi's Taxi

Taxi is a docufiction where filmmaker Panahi pretends to be a cab driver and drives through Tehran, Iran. He picks up a diverse (and yet representative) group of passengers in a single day and films their opinions and thoughts.

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

Cost: $5 for single screening; $10 for yearly film pass; $20 for family pass

Age: Not Rated

7-9pm Fri. Mar. 15

The Paint Shack

Have fun painting on canvas, wood, bags, glasses and more. Made easy and fun as a trained instructor walks the class through the process. Check the website for more information on scheduled events and classes.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: $10-40

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Fri. Mar. 15

Knights of Columbus Progressive Bingo

Food and refreshments are available at 5pm. Profits go to local charities.

Knights of Columbus Goldsmith Council 974 236 Pumphouse Road, Chippewa Falls

7-10pm Fri. Mar. 15

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.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Mar. 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

7:30pm Fri. Mar. 15

St. Paul Ballet’s Carmen in the 1920’s

Head back to the F. Scott Fitzgerald era with a fresh adaptation on the Bizet opera, Carmen. St. Paul Ballet fully embraces Fitzgerald’s description of the era:“the parties were bigger. The pace was faster, the shows were broader, the buildings were higher, the morals were looser, and the liquor was cheaper."

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

Cost: Ticket TBA

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

UWEC Theatre Performance: "House of Blue Leaves"

Artie Shaugnessy is a songwriter with visions of glory. Toiling by day as a zookeeper, he suffers in seedy lounges by night, plying his wares at piano bars in Queens, New York. Then arrives Artie’s old school chum, now a successful Hollywood producer, Billy Einhorn, with starlet girlfriend in tow, who holds the key to Artie’s dreams of getting out of Queens and away from the life he so despises.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $22 for adults, $16 for students

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Mar. 15

Catch Me If You Can, Menomonie High School Musical

Based on the incredible true story, this high-flying musical comedy set in the 1960s is about an ingenious, charming runaway who masquerades as a teacher, pilot, doctor and lawyer, fabricates millions of dollars in counterfeit checks, and leads the FBI on an international chase, all before age 21.

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

Cost: $5 adults, $3 students and seniors

7:30pm Fri. Mar. 15

CVTG Presents: Caught in the Net

Bigamist John Smith is trying to keep his two families both happy and unaware of each other. His daughter from one family and son from the other have met on the internet and are anxious to meet in person. Keeping them apart makes for an outrageously funny comedy.

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

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

7:30pm Fri. Mar. 15

ECCT Presents: Disney's Beauty and the Beast

Belle longs for adventure in the great wide somewhere, but she gets more than she bargained for when she discovers the enchanted castle in the woods. It’s a “tale as old as time” with all the enchanted characters and popular Disney songs you know and love.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 for 12 and under; $14 Student (13+) w/student ID; $20 senior; $24 adults

7:30-11pm Fri. Mar. 15

Ughana Rock

Ughana Rock is a benefit concert featuring local bands. Proceeds from the event go to the Potter's Village in Ghana. This year there are 10 bands performing a variety of rock music, so there is bound to be something for everyone. A fun night of music and charity.

Memorial High School Commons 2225 Keith St., Eau Claire

Cost: $7

Age: All Ages

8-10pm Fri. Mar. 15

Gallery Show: Allison de Groot + Tatiana Hargreaves

Allison de Groot and Tatiana Hargreaves, two women on the forefront of American traditional music, join forces in this powerful new duo. Their reverence for the people and music that has come before them provides a platform on which they build their own musical vocabulary.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 in advance, $12 at the door

8pm Fri. Mar. 15

Live Music: Marah In The Mainsail

Marah in the Mainsail creates large scale concept albums incorporating narrative and cinematic elements to craft our tales. For fans of Murder by death, My Chemical Romance, and Gogol Bordello, with a spaghetti-western Tarantino twist. Doors at 8pm. Also featuring The Golden Nutsacks, and Lodi Arlington.

Every Buddy's Bar 19 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $7

Age: 21+

8:30pm Fri. Mar. 15

Live on The Lakely Stage: Irish American

The new duo record by northern Minnesota-based musicians Teague Alexy and Erik Berry. Berry is the mandolinist for nationally recognized bluegrass act Trampled by Turtles. Alexy is a celebrated singer-songwriter both under his own name and in the Americana group Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9pm Fri. Mar. 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+

Ongoing Events For 03/15/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Open Freestyle Skate

Every Thursday until Feb. 21, 8:30-9:30am; Every Thursday until Feb. 21, 9:30-10:30am; Every Friday until Mar. 29, 8:30-9:30am; Every Friday until Mar. 29, 9:30-10:30am;

Events with Tickets