Events For 03/16/2019

8am-5pm Sat. Mar. 16

Cellopalooza

A cello festival - Cello masterclasses and ensemble clinics will be taught by UWEC cello professor Dr. Tulio Rondón, guest artist professor Käthe Jarka, and guest Alumni Ms. Leah Ruef, and our own Eau Claire school and private teachers, Ms. Soma Pierce-Smit, Ms. Rose Moua, and Mr. Dean Langby.

University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire 121 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

8-10am Sat. Mar. 16

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

8:30-11:30am Sat. Mar. 16

Beginning Bird Identification

You’ll discover the amazing diversity of birds that the Chippewa Valley has to offer. Each of the three field outings will focus on a separate bird population specific to the Chippewa Valley area: winter and permanent resident birds, migrant waterfowl, and summer resident songbirds.

UW-Eau Claire Phillips Hall 105 Garfield Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $119

8:30am-noon Sat. Mar. 16

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-9pm Sat. Mar. 16

Eau Claire's Birthday Sale Celebration

Eau Claire's Official Birthday is March 19 and we're turning 147! March 16th-19th, receive 20% OFF ALL "Eau Claire" apparel, art, things, and books and 15% OFF everything else at The Local Store PLUS get a FREE I Heart EC sticker…

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

9am-6pm Sat. Mar. 16

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

10am Sat. Mar. 16

Spring Miniature Garden Workshop

With just a few plants, a selection of miniatures and a touch of fairy dust, you will have a sweet little miniature garden! Choose from our wide variety of containers, plants, and miniature collections to create your one-of-a-kind miniature garden.

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

Cost: Pay for only what you use and take home

10-11:30am Sat. Mar. 16

Tools of the Heart with Amy Vasterling

In this workshop you'll learn how to work with the energy of your heart and hold your power in a very easy and natural way. This workshop will get you in touch with and activated using your greatest asset, your heart.

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

Cost: $30 per person

10-10:30am Sat. Mar. 16

Pop Up Science: Ice Orbs

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 more about ice orbs.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. Mar. 16

UPtown IceDown

Heat up the place with art, music, great drinks from Skill Shot Pinball & Coffee Lounge, ice sculptures and more. Come out of hiding and see the amazing people and creations of AFS.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sat. Mar. 16

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 St, Banbury Place Building 13, Suite 27, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

10am-1pm Sat. Mar. 16

Weekend Brunch: Nick Seeger

A farm-focused weekend brunch (served 7am-1pm) with lively instrumental tunes from Seeger 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

10:15am Sat. Mar. 16

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. 16

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-12:30pm Sat. Mar. 16

Hydrangeas 101

Hydrangeas are a favorite subject amongst gardeners, and there are some great varieties available that will truly prosper in our northern gardens. Join Master Gardener Marilyn Saffert to learn more about selecting, planting, and caring for these beautiful blooming bushes. No registration is required.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-2pm Sat. Mar. 16

Needle Felt a Turtle

Learn to needle felt a sea turtle. Choose your own colors. No experience necessary. Needle Felting is the process of using barbed needles to stab wool fibers and interlock them into place, creating any desired shape. All Materials Included. Pre-registration is required.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

Age: Ages 12+

11am-3pm Sat. Mar. 16

Youth Artist Workshop

Enhance your creativity and arts ability at the YMCA as we host an artist mentor on the third Saturday of each month. This instructor will lead a small group of students in a project of their own design. You will not want to miss this opportunity to express your creativity.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $30, Community $42

Age: All Ages

noon-2pm Sat. Mar. 16

Recruitment Day for BaredFeet Dance Company

Interested in joining BaredFeet Dance Company as a musician or dancer? This gathering is for new folks - aged 16+. No experience necessary, no one will be turned away. This is a volunteer group.

Anandaworks Wellness Education Center 320 Putnam St, Suite 123, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 16+

12:30-3:30pm Sat. Mar. 16

See it Like the Intuitive - Vision Board Minis

This one of a kind workshop will leave you manifesting your highest good. Come listen to a Live Intuitive Reading which will cover what is going on for us for the next 2 months. Make a vision board to savvily navigate those 2 months by setting up this visual intention.

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

Cost: $30

1-3pm Sat. Mar. 16

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 St, Banbury Place Building 13, Suite 27, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Sat. Mar. 16

St. Patty's Day Fun Run

Annual Fun Run/Walk: You pick your distance by how many of the downtown sculptures you try and find off of provided map. Run/walk solo or as a team as long as your dresses in green. Start and end at Lazy Monk and finish with treats, your favorite beverage and a chance to win prizes

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Sat. Mar. 16

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. Finish with a bier tasting of Lazy Monk’s popular brews.

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

Cost: $10/person

Age: 21+

1-4pm Sat. Mar. 16

ARTmobile

Work on art projects with staff from the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center ARTmobile. Suitable for all ages.

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. Mar. 16

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. Mar. 16

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

2-3:30pm Sat. Mar. 16

Hydrangeas 101

Hydrangeas are a favorite subject amongst gardeners, and there are some great varieties available that will truly prosper in our northern gardens. Join Master Gardener Marilyn Saffert to learn more about selecting, planting, and caring for these beautiful blooming bushes. No registration is required.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3-4:30pm Sat. Mar. 16

Energy Work for Space Clearing

Students will learn to use the fundamental principles to affect the energies in their surroundings. Practice of the skills in this class form the foundation for the ability to remove unwanted spirits or other beings from the space in a systematic way. Prerequisite: Beginner’s Psychic Defense & Energy Work Class.

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

Cost: $25

3-9pm Sat. Mar. 16

O'Claire Irish Festival

A fun, family-friendly festival ending with an amazing dance show at 6pm by Janelle’s School of Irish Dance. There will be vendors, kids activities, fire trucks, police cars, food, a silent auction, raffles & prizes, balloons, face painting, coloring, limerick competitions, music, & demonstrations.

Eau Claire North High School 1801 Piedmont Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

3:30-5:30pm Sat. Mar. 16

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

4:30-6pm Sat. Mar. 16

VIP Dinner with Amy Vasterling

Join Amy for a meal at a local restaurant in Eau Claire. Have a meal together where you can ask questions about intuition, how Amy's journey lead her to where she is or other curiosities you have about the world of intuition. Restaurant TBA.

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

Cost: FREE to attend, just the cost the meal at the restaurant

5:30pm Sat. Mar. 16

13th Annual WHYS 96.3fm St. Patrick's Day Celebration

Event will feature a short sidewalk parade starting at 405 S. Barstow to Acoustic Cafe, bagpiper Scott Bartell, traditional & contemporary Irish music by Irish Diplomacy and UKE, and dancers from BaredFeet Company. From 6-9pm enjoy music, food, fun, drinks for all ages, sing-alongs, jokes/limericks, silent auction, and art sale.

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

Cost: Admission by donation to WHYS Radio

5:30-9pm Sat. Mar. 16

VISION 2020 - Activism Through the Arts

“Vision 2020: Activism through the Arts” captures the commitment to ensure democratic principles are embodied within all levels of government. Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes will be the keynote speaker. 25 Chippewa Valley Area artists have contributed original works that will be auctioned at this annual fundraiser.

Green Mill Conference Center 2703 Craig Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: GA $35 / Students: $17.50

Age: All Ages (Middle School +)

6-8pm Sat. Mar. 16

Dancing in O'Claire

Janelle's School of Irish Dance presents their 13th annual dance show. A combination of hard shoe and soft shoe dances will be presented to along with some great toe-tapping Irish music. A silent auction, raffles and prizes, and some fun activities for kids before the show.

Eau Claire North High School 1801 Piedmont Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Mar. 16

Film Screening: Wisconsin Hometown Stories (Eau Claire)

In celebration of Eau Claire's birthday, join us at The Local Store and Volume One Gallery for a film screening of WPT's Wisconsin Hometown Stories: Eau Claire. Stories that follow the origins of the native people who lived on the…

The Volume One Gallery (Inside The Local Store) 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7pm Sat. Mar. 16

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 Sat. Mar. 16

Gallery Reading with Amy Vasterling

Amy will take as many personal questions from the group as possible. Amy is not a psychic or medium, so be prepared to share a little back story about your situation so she can give you the most information. Amy's humor and very human approach makes her a standout.

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

Cost: $25 per person

7:30pm Sat. Mar. 16

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

7:30pm Sat. Mar. 16

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

7:30-9:30pm Sat. Mar. 16

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

8pm Sat. Mar. 16

Live Music: Bear Creek Band

The Bear Creek Band will play the VFW post.

VFW Club 305 1300 Starr Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8:30pm Sat. Mar. 16

Late Night Jazz: Christine Hitt Trio

The daughter of two musicians, Christine Hitt started her recording career with the MAXJAZZ record label in 1999. During her time in St. Louis as a jazz vocalist and pianist, Christine recorded and performed with Ugonna Okegwo, Bruce Barth, Montez Coleman, Peter Mayer, and Tom Kennedy, among others.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Sat. Mar. 16

R.A. The Rugged Man Quiet Before The Storm Tour

R.A. signed to major label Jive Records at age 18. Since then, he has worked with the likes of Mobb Deep, Wu-Tang Clan, Kool G Rap, and Notorious B.I.G., as well as producers Erick Sermon, Trackmasters, DJ Quik, The Alchemist, and J-Zone. He earned an early reputation for his lyrical talent.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10adv, $15 door

Ongoing Events For 03/16/2019

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