Events For 04/13/2019

Sat. Apr. 13

Easter Bunny at Oakwood Mall

There's an egg-ceptionally wonderful Easter Bunny headed to Oakwood Mall. Take the eggs-press lane and reserve your place in line online. Bring your pets to meet the Easter Bunny for Pet Night on 4/15. Hours are 12-8pm, and 11am-6pm on Sunday. Extended hours (10am-9pm) on 4/13, 4/19 and 4/20.

Oakwood Mall 4800 Golf Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: Package details information online

8-10am Sat. Apr. 13

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. Apr. 13

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-3pm Sat. Apr. 13

2nd Annual Little Bit of Everything Sale

Crafts, vendors, and thrift items. Booth spaces available for interested vendors. Lunch will be provided.

Dunn County Historical Society 1820 Wakanda Street, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-12:30pm Sat. Apr. 13

Eau Claire Downtown Winter Farmer's Market

Take advantage of these monthly opportunities to purchase high quality local vegetables, meat, dairy, eggs, bakery, honey, maple syrup, salsa, popcorn and other farm products directly from the people who produce them.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire

9am-2:30pm Sat. Apr. 13

Babysitter Training

Prepares students in grades 6-8 safety skills for when they are home alone, watching younger siblings or babysitting. Students learn life-saving skills such as how to rescue someone who is choking and helpful information like what to do if there is severe weather. Please bring a bag lunch.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $45, Community $70

Age: Ages 10-15

9am-noon Sat. Apr. 13

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. Apr. 13

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

9am Sat. Apr. 13

13th Annual Puddle Jump 5k Fun Run/Walk

Proceeds will help fund Longfellow's After-School 21st Century Community Learning Center (C.L.C.) and student scholarships for community programs. Groups can register as a team and receive t-shirts with their team name printed on it. Register online or pick up a registration form.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: Pre-registration: $15 adults, $5 child, $20 team member, $30 per Longfellow family // Day-Of Registration: $20 adults, $10 children

Age: All Ages

10am Sat. Apr. 13

Your Succulents and Air Plants

Learn how to plant and care for these awesome plants and watch the experts demonstrate creative ways to display them. There are many different and unique ways these can be used for interior decorating.

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

10am-12:30pm Sat. Apr. 13

CPR Certify Eau Claire

CPR Certify Eau Claire is a community movement with the goal of sharing life-saving CPR & AED use, as well as, emergency choking procedures for Adults, Children, and Infants. This course is taught by Licensed Paramedics and State Certified EMS Instructors.

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd 1120 Cedar St., Eau Claire

Cost: $35 (registration required)

10am-4pm Sat. Apr. 13

Menomonie's Unique Boutique Trunk Show

This show has unique small business vendors ranging from health & wellness, beauty products, jewelry, accessories, food & drink and more. Mood Boutique will donate 10% of their sales that day to The Bridge To Hope, an organization benefiting women involved in domestic abuse.

Mood Women's Boutique 230 Main Street East, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

10-11am Sat. Apr. 13

Spice is Nice

Learn how to incorporate herbs and medium/high heat spices into your home cooking. Receive samples and make your own spice blend to take home. Tanya is a Merchandise Coordinator at Menomonie Market and has over 15 years of culinary and teaching experience.

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

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sat. Apr. 13

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-10pm Sat. Apr. 13

Taproom Travelers - Beer Run

Features an assortment of breweries inspired by different cultures. Boom Island will be the Belgian stop, Finnegan’s for Ireland, Utepils for Germany, and La Dona Cerveceria rounds out with Latin flavor.

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

Cost: $45

Age: 21+

10-11:30am Sat. Apr. 13

Community Rock Painting Party

Paint rocks to spread kindness and joy one rock at a time. Once the rocks are painted and cured, place them in various locations around Altoona. When the rocks have been found, post a picture of the rock and location. Once posted, rehide the rock to continue the fun.

Altoona City Hall- Community Room 1303 Lynn Avenue, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-11am Sat. Apr. 13

Over The Edge Quit Guild: Bed Turning

A "Bed Turning" is a way of displaying quilts. A number of quilts are layered on a bed or table and, one by one, they are lifted and displayed for the audiences. While a quilt is displayed, a short narrative explaining the story of the quilt--who made it, why, when, and any history of it, is shared.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

10am-1pm Sat. Apr. 13

Weekend Brunch: Cory and Christine Hitt

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

10am-2pm Sat. Apr. 13

DCHS Stuff the Truck

Dunn County Humane Society volunteers will be at the Menomonie Walmart collecting donations. Wishlists will be available at both entrances.

Wal-Mart 180 Cedar Falls Road, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sat. Apr. 13

Friends of the Chippewa Falls Public Library Spring Book Sale

Friends of the Chippewa Falls Public Library Spring Book Sale with books and audiovisual materials for all ages. Bag sale on Saturda with first bag $5, second bag $3, and all additional bags $1.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-10:30am Sat. Apr. 13

Pop Up Science: Rainbow Film

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 rainbow film.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:30-11am Sat. Apr. 13

Story Time at Dotters Books

Guest readers will share two picture books with kids of all ages. Dotters will 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

11am-1pm Sat. Apr. 13

Citizens Climate Lobby Meeting

A nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that can empower you to become an advocate for a livable world. Thousands of volunteers speak powerfully to their elected officials, the news media and their local communities to help stabilize the climate and boost the economy with a carbon fee and dividend that is simple, fair and market friendly.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-1pm Sat. Apr. 13

Mason Jar String Art

Create a string art mason jar. It won’t hold water, but it will hold flowers. All materials will be provided. Registration is required. Register online.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, The Dabble Box 400 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

11am-5pm Sat. Apr. 13

CBD Pop & Shop with Chris Buske

Learn about the many benefits and uses for CBD oil. Chris Buske will be in the store to tell you all about these new products and their source; Rock 'n Roots Farm.

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

Age: All Ages

noon-3pm Sat. Apr. 13

Arm Knit Cowl Class

Learn to knit using only your hands - no needles required! Create a layered cowl with the guidance of our instructor, Maddie. People of all skill levels are welcome, no experience necessary. All materials included. Pre-registration is required, walk-ins welcome if space allows.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $40

Age: Ages 15+

noon-4pm Sat. Apr. 13

Exhibit Opening Events: "Spirited: Prohibition in America"

The traveling exhibit "Spirited: Prohibition in America" opens with a day of family-friendly activities and presentations. Learn to speak 1920s slang, have a soda fountain treat in the museum's ice cream parlor, go on a scavenger hunt, see a home brewing display, try 1920s games, hear talks about alcohol use yesterday and today, and more.

Chippewa Valley Museum 1204 E. Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $7 adult; $4 children 4-17; free under 5 and museum members

Age: All Ages

12:30-3pm Sat. Apr. 13

Charlotte's Web Y-Rep Auditions

This advanced opportunity is ideal for those who have been in a Y-Rep play before or have other theatre experience and want to take on a more challenging play.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $65, Community $80

Age: Ages 11-15

12:30pm Sat. Apr. 13

Disney’s Aladdin Kids Dinner Theatre

When Aladdin discovers a magic lamp and the Genie inside it, he sees a whole new world filled with possibilities. With the Genie’s help, Aladdin must battle the evil Jafar for power and possession of the lamp and win the hand of the beautiful princess Jasmine. Tickets include dinner.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 GA

1-3pm Sat. Apr. 13

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

1-6pm Sat. Apr. 13

Free Fishing Fundamentals Clinic

Learn about safety, invasive species, knot tying, fish identification/handling, lure types/board, bait and rigging. Registration at 1pm, indoor clinic at the library at 1:30-3:30pm, and an outdoor clinic at lakeside park on Lake Menomin at 4-6pm.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE, Geared towards youthful anglers, accompanied by a parent

Age: All Ages

1-2pm Sat. Apr. 13

Easter Egg Hunt and Raffle

An Easter egg hunt and raffle at the Legacy Community Center. Hunt for eggs, gather raffle tickets and then enter to win some amazing prizes from area businesses. Additional raffle tickets available for purchase.

Legacy Community Center 26 W. Grand Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30pm Sat. Apr. 13

Stout Theatre Presents Picasso at the Lapin Agile

Set in a Paris bar in 1904 Picasso and Einstein have a chance encounter and the comedy takes off from there, Add in a variety of quirky patrons, including time traveler from the future who wears blue suede shoes and you won't "be lonesome tonight." Written by the comic genius of Steve Martin.

Harvey Hall Theatre 3rd Street East, UW-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: $15

2-5pm Sat. Apr. 13

Jim Herrick & Friends Band

Enjoy some live music on the amphitheatre! Jim Herrick and Friends is a band from Colfax, WI. Their specialty is the Blues, but they cover a wide range of musical styles!

UW-Stout Memorial Student Center Amphitheater 302 10th Avenue East, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

2:30-3pm Sat. Apr. 13

Pop Up Play

Museum Playologists could pop up anywhere with a fun new challenge for you and your family to enjoy. Exercise your brains and bodies with a variety of action-packed activities.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

3-10pm Sat. Apr. 13

Hefeweizen Release Party!

Try Tilden Weizen Hefeweizen, Brewster Bros. Brewing Co's award winning seasonal beer. Celebrate Gambrinus Day (the birth of beer) with Renaissance performers from Ren in the Glen. Come dressed in your Renaissance best and win prizes. Listen to the unique music of Bardbaggedon and enjoy true southern BBQ from Smokin' Joe's Food Truck.

Chippewa River Distillery & Brewster Bros. Brewing Co. 402 W River St, Chippewa Falls

5-8pm Sat. Apr. 13

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

5pm Sat. Apr. 13

CVRD Presents: Ready Skater One!

A Roller Derby double-header, featuring the CVRD vs. Dead River Derby (Marquette) and MNRG Debutaunts (St. Paul). Doors at 5pm, first game at 5:30pm. 50/50 Raffle all night. Featured charity: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Concessions and adult beverages available.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $9.20

6-10pm Sat. Apr. 13

Menomonie Sunrise Rotary Fest

A wine, beer and food tasting extravaganza. Live and silent auctions, with many great prizes, including a week in Arizona.

Visionquest N4439 440th St., Menomonie

Cost: $30

Age: 21+

6:30pm-1am Sat. Apr. 13

45th Annual Viennese Ball

The Viennese Ball is a formal event recalling the romance and elegance of 19th-century Vienna, Austria. The yearly event is a much-anticipated fundraiser for music, service and international study scholarships for University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire students. Modeled on the historic New Year’s Eve Kaiser Ball, the event transforms all three levels of Davies Center.

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

Cost: Tickets are $48 for the public or $30 for UW System students

7-9pm Sat. Apr. 13

Live Music: Kevin Lombardo and Austin

The Ivory is welcoming back Kevin Lombardo. He is an amazingly talented singer and guitar player that focuses on playing 70's contemporary/classic rock.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7pm Sat. Apr. 13

Sawdust City Limits #6: The Best Of Show: Sue Orfield, Sloslylove, Drunk Drivers, Mojo Lemon, TeaWhyB, North of Dixie, Nick Anderson & The Skinny Lovers

Join Sawdust City Limits and Volume One for a show featuring a stellar lineup of top local artists from V1's "Best of the Chippewa Valley" Reader Pool. Genres include Americana, blues, bluegrass, electronica, hard rock, hip hop, jazz, and more. Check out the full lineup online.

The Metro 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $15

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Sat. Apr. 13

Speakeasy at Chippewa Valley Museum

Chippewa Valley Museum goes underground to celebrate the opening of the traveling exhibit "Spirited: Prohibition in America." Features a speakeasy, live music, dancing, casino games and silent films. Ticket includes casino play money and food. Some activities have additional fees. Cash bar & spirits raffle.

Chippewa Valley Museum 1204 E. Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 members, $15 non-members

Age: 21+

7pm Sat. Apr. 13

40th Annual Eau Claire Figure Skating Ice Show

This year's music and performances will take audiences all over the country. A chance for the figure skating club's youngest skaters to showcase their talents without being a competition. Also featuring guest skaters from the UWEC Synchronized Skating Team and a hockey number with hockey players from local high schools.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

7-10pm Sat. Apr. 13

Live Music: Thea Ennen and Dave Ja Vue

Thea’s modal-folky and country-soul style of songwriting are interlaced with Dave’s jazzy Django Reinhardt stylings and bluegrass adept finger-picking surprises make deliver an older sound, vintage British and Celtic folk with a bluegrass accent.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8:30pm Sat. Apr. 13

Kelly R. Samuels Books Release & Reading

Kelly R. Samuels is celebrating the release of two chapbooks with a reading at Dotters Books. She'll be reading from her new collections: Words Some of Us Rarely Use and Zeena/Zenobia SPEAKS. She'll leave time for questions and have copies of both of her books for sale.

Dotters Books 1602 Hogeboom Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7:30pm Sat. Apr. 13

Legacy: A Michael Jackson Tribute

Embodies the onstage work of Michael Jackson, the King of Pop. You will be on the edge of your seat as you are taken through a spectacular journey encompassing Jackson’s classics.

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

Cost: Ticket TBA

7:30pm Sat. Apr. 13

TUSK

The number one Tribute to Fleetwood Mac in the world. No wigs, no backing tracks, no gimmicks, just five musicians recreating the music of Fleetwood Mac to perfection with note for note renditions that no other Fleetwood Mac tribute on the touring scene today can come close to duplicating.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: Tickets starting at $30

7:30pm Sat. Apr. 13

Stout Theatre Presents Picasso at the Lapin Agile

Set in a Paris bar in 1904 Picasso and Einstein have a chance encounter and the comedy takes off from there, Add in a variety of quirky patrons, including time traveler from the future who wears blue suede shoes and you won't "be lonesome tonight." Written by the comic genius of Steve Martin.

Harvey Hall Theatre 3rd Street East, UW-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: $15

7:30pm Sat. Apr. 13

Pablo Film Series: The Big Lebowski

The Dude abides at Pablo! The Coen brothers spin a classic tale of rugs, bowling, white russians, and redemption. “Careful, man, there’s a beverage here.”

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $7

8pm Sat. Apr. 13

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+

8-11pm Sat. Apr. 13

Live Music: Rattle Can Red

Rattle Can Red plays rock and country covers.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

8-10pm Sat. Apr. 13

Gallery Show: Jeffery Foucault

In two decades on the road Jeffrey Foucault has become one of the most distinctive voices in American music, refining a sound instantly recognizable for its simplicity and emotional power, a decidedly Midwestern amalgam of blues, country, rock’n’roll, and folk.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $18 Advance, $20 Door

Age: All Ages

8pm Sat. Apr. 13

Tom MacDonald: Everybody Hates Me Tour

LA-based Tom MacDonald has his roots in rap, hip hop, and rock with cinematic visuals that push boundaries. Nova Rockafeller is Canadian-born and Jamaica raised. She's a veteran in the hip hop scene; an alternative rapper with upbeat hooks and technical but engaging verses.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 advance, $20 door

8pm Sat. Apr. 13

Live Music: "The Part Time Duo"

Full of great cover songs that are great to sing and dance to, sprinkled with their own brand of comedy. They play a wide variety of music but play to what is catered to the crowd. Classic rock, oldies, country, 80s, 90s, and modern hits. A very fun, fast paced, light hearted show.

Eagle's Club 2588 Hallie Rd., Chippewa Falls

8pm Sat. Apr. 13

Live Music: Howard "Guitar" Luedtke

Howard is a staple in the Blues scene and with good reason. He has 40 plus years of playing guitar in both the Midwest and on the international stage.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8pm Sat. Apr. 13

Live Music: Howard "Guitar" Luedtke

Howard is a staple in the Blues scene and with good reason. He has 40 plus years of playing guitar in both the Midwest and on the international stage.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8:30pm Sat. Apr. 13

Late Night Jazz: Bloomer Boy

Bloomer Boy was born back in 2010 when Jeremy Boettcher and Sean Carey discovered the insane guitar player, Dean Granros, tending his Icelandic horses on a farm outside of Bloomer, WI. The trio reunites for a youthful take on jazz standards and some of Dean's original compositions.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30pm-1am Sat. Apr. 13

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 04/13/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

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