Events For 03/23/2019

Sat. Mar. 23

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. 23

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. 23

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

9am-9pm Sat. Mar. 23

March Madness 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

Join YMCA for their own March Madness. The number of teams per division will determine the number of games, but all teams will play at least three games.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $60/team

Age: Ages 6-14

9am-noon Sat. Mar. 23

ACT Test Preparation

This holistic course provides a comprehensive review of the ACT test, but also focuses in on the specific subject matters that will be covered. Plus, this year they’ve added a section on overall test preparation based on feedback from past participants.

Cost: $199

9am-4pm Sat. Mar. 23

Lambing Time at Govin's Farm

Hold lambs, chicks, goats and piglets. With 100's of babies due, you might even be able to witness a birth of a farm baby. This is a great opportunity to learn about the farm and experience the farm animals. There is also face painting and pony rides to enjoy. Lunch & snacks available.

Govin's Farm N6134 670TH ST, Menomonie

Cost: $7.75 + tax

9:15-10am Sat. Mar. 23

FREE Kids Make Music Class

RSVP required. A free preview of the upcoming Kids Make Music Spring Course. Sing, dance, and play instruments in this. Concepts such as high and low, soft and loud, up and down are developed through engaging games. Puppets, instruments, and props add to the special music making experience.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Age 2-4

10am-noon Sat. Mar. 23

Chess Club

For children of all ages and mentoring adults. Meets the 4th Saturdays of the month. No sign up required.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sat. Mar. 23

Rocks Talk - We Listen with Dr. Julie Buckman

Bring your own rocks and Dr. Julie Buckman will teach you how to reacquaint yourself with your own rocks. Listen to what they are telling you and how to utilize them to their full potential.

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

Cost: $15 per person

10am Sat. Mar. 23

House Plant Care & Transplant Workshop

Love the look of indoor plants but not sure how to keep them thriving? This class will cover what plants work in which environments, how to care for them, and even how to transplant. A must attend class for anyone with indoor plants.

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

10am-1pm Sat. Mar. 23

Weekend Brunch: Shane Leonard

In addition to his evening jazz sets at The Lakely, check out Shane's brunch sets featuring American folk music, sometimes alone, sometimes with friends.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sat. Mar. 23

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

10-10:30am Sat. Mar. 23

Pop Up Science: Memory Metal

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 experimenting with memory metal.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10-11:30am Sat. Mar. 23

Exploring the Blue Ethers: Kundalini Yoga Series

A multi dimensional journey through the different layers of the blue ethers. Learn what the "blue ethers" are and how these teachings and practices can benefit you here and now. Each week will include Kundalini kriyas and meditation so wear comfortable clothing that supports movement. 3-week series

Tuning Tree 515 South Barstow, Suite 117, Eau Claire

Cost: $79

10:15am Sat. Mar. 23

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

10:30-11:30am Sat. Mar. 23

Start Seeds For Your Garden

Learn the art of growing your own vegetable plants from seeds from Master Gardener Andy. Class will include planning, seed selection, growing mix, and general knowledge to increase your seed germination success. Contact the library to register for this event.

Fall Creek Public Library 122 E Lincoln Ave, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30-11am Sat. Mar. 23

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

10:30-11am Sat. Mar. 23

A Very Special Story Time with Dr. Katherine Schneider

Katherine Schneider will share her book, Your Treasure Hunt: Disabilities and Finding Your Gold, at this weekly Story Time event. Getting through life is pictured as a treasure hunt in this book for young children with and without disabilities.

Dotters Books 1602 Hogeboom Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

11am-1pm Sat. Mar. 23

4th Annual Menomonie Market CSA Fair

CSAs are a fantastic way to purchase and enjoy delicious, in-season foods from local farms. Stop in to meet local CSA farms, learn about their growing practices and what they plan to grow this season. The fair is free and open for everyone to attend.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main St. East, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-1pm Sat. Mar. 23

Wet Felt Workshop

Learn to wet felt this super cute clutch. You will have two styles to choose from and many color options. Use wool from a local farm to make our creations. Use the knowledge gained in this class to make other wet felted projects such as scarves and purses. Pre-registration is required.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $60

Age: 16+

12:30-5:30pm Sat. Mar. 23

3-Day Barre Teacher Training

Maria Mathison, Lead Teacher at Latitude 44 Yoga Studio, will be leading this informative Barre Training. Over the course of the training, we will be discussing positions and poses, class structure, cueing, harnessing your creativity, safety and alignment, and practicing Barre.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: Tuition: $349 through Jan. 20; $399 Jan. 21 and after

1-3pm Sat. Mar. 23

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

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Mar. 23

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

4-9pm Sat. Mar. 23

"Go Wild For Wildlife" Benefit Supporting Chippewa Valley Wildlife Rehabilitation

Chippewa Valley Wildlife Rehabilitation (CVWR) is a non-profit organization dedicated to rehabilitating orphaned, injured, and ill wild animals with the goal of returning them to the wild. Some highlights of the evening will include a live band, great food and drinks, table raffles, door prizes, and family fun.

Happy Hollow Tavern 1628 N Hillcrest Pkwy, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6pm Sat. Mar. 23

Wayland Live

Wayland's lyrics remain romantic with midwestern charm and hold hands with the psychedelic guitar rumbles that drive these songs. Accented with fiery drum beats and blended with melodic bass grooves compliments of Dallas Hall, you can’t stop listening to any record, past or current.

The Metro 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $15ad, $20 door

6pm Sat. Mar. 23

L. E. Zarling's Wisconsin Laugh Trip

L.E. Zarling is a stand up comic and improvisor whose one person show, Wisconsin Laugh Trip, has taken her from NYC, to California to Alabama, Florida, North Carolina and Virginia. She has been featured on nation wide podcasts and been a featured performer at improv festivals across the country.

The Venue 209 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 18+ recommended

7-8:30pm Sat. Mar. 23

Rock on the Map: The Geography of Rock n' Roll

Jim Hanson takes you on a road trip down music memory lane as he presents the story of how Rock n' Roll made its way around the map after exploding on to the music scene in the mid 1950's. Bring your smart phones along for fun interactive portions.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Mar. 23

Live Music: Girl Band

A team up of Jen Hazen of Davy J and Friends, Jenny and the Jets, Milk and Whiskey, and Weapons of Brass Destruction, Sultry Kai Ulrica of Wolves at the Door and RavenWolf, Flutist Julie Majkowski of The Chippewa Valley Flute Ensemble, Guitarist and bass player Kori Riesenweber of Beacon James.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Mar. 23

Becky Schlegel Trio

Becky’s music is original, drawing on the influence of classic country, bluegrass, folk, and her own thoughtful spirit. Becky's incredible voice floats, whispers then soars above music of the highest quality. She takes her listeners on a musical journey, exploring new places and meeting new people in every song.

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

Cost: Ticket TBA

7:30pm Sat. Mar. 23

Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra: Norwegian Conference

This concert, featuring The Master Singers of Eau Claire, will include Dan Forest's Requiem For The Living, Edward Grieg's Holberg Suite, and Johan Halvorsen's Suite Ancienne, Op. 31. Conducted by Frank A Watkins, Music Director. Special Guests: Master Singers of Eau Claire.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $29 for adults; FREE for under 21

8pm Sat. Mar. 23

Live Music: 40 Fingers

40 Fingers is back at the Starr Ave VFW and they're bringing all the dance tunes you can handle from your younger years. Four voices and 5 instruments makes for a whole lotta variety for your ears and feet.

VFW Club 305 1300 Starr Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8-11pm Sat. Mar. 23

Live Music: Dead Ringers

The Dead Ringers play classic, modern, and alternative rock.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

8-11pm Sat. Mar. 23

Kelsey Miles Live

2018 female vocalist of the year nominee, Wisconsin Area Music Industry Awards and Madison Area Music Awards, 2018 'Best of Madison' silver blues band/singer. The Kelsey Miles Band was nominated by the Wisconsin Area Music Industry 2017 as New Artist by the Wisconsin Area Music Industry 2017

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8-11pm Sat. Mar. 23

Live Music: Black River Revue

Freshwater bluegrass & Americana from the twin ports of Duluth, MN and Superior, WI. Get down and boogie on Zymurgy's new dance floor to some unique tunes and delicious brews.

Zymurgy Brewing 624 Main Street. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8pm Sat. Mar. 23

Country Throwdown

Stones Throw first Country Throwdown, featuring Kyle Sterling, Drew Davis, and Ben Johnson.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire st, Eau Claire

Age: 21+

8:30-11pm Sat. Mar. 23

Late Night Jazz: Johndi Haven

"Johndi Haven" - a weekend of improvised music between college friends who took root in Eau Claire (Shane Leonard, Ben Lester, Jeremy Boettcher, Ben Lester, Sean Carey) and their pal John DeHaven.)

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30pm-1:30am Sat. Mar. 23

Live Music: Cragars

The Cragars are a party band ready to rock. From oldies to newbies, they play a healthy mix of Rock N Roll music mixed with some country, hip hop, and original music.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 03/23/2019

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