Events For 04/27/2019

Sat. Apr. 27

Springfest

Activities will include live music all weekend, Springfest 5k Fun Run, kubb tournament, family-friendly fun & activities, food & drinks, over 55 local vendors & exhibitors offering specials on everything spring & summer, and much more.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: One Day $10, Three day $20

Age: All Ages

8-10am Sat. Apr. 27

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

8-10am Sat. Apr. 27

2nd Annual Out of the Darkness Walk for Suicide Prevention

UW-Stout's Gamma Sigma Sigma hosts this walk to save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide. Visit their website for more information about how to register.

UW-Stout Memorial Student Center 221 10th Avenue E., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8am Sat. Apr. 27

6th Annual Beaver Bolt

8am registration; 8:30am kids' 400 M Fun Run on Track; 8:45am 5K Bike Ride along Bartig Road; 9:15am 5K Run/Walk along Bartig Road. The proceeds of this event will defer the costs of field trips for students, supplies, and items for classrooms. A portion of the proceeds will also support the Augusta Track & Field program.

Augusta High School E19320 Bartig Rd., Augusta

Cost: $10-25

Age: All Ages

8am-3pm Sat. Apr. 27

Huge Thrift Sale

Clothing for kids and adults, housewares, furniture, toys, books, collectibles, and more. Clothing is $3 per bag, all other items as marked. Don't forget the bake sale.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation 421 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

8am-noon Sat. Apr. 27

Experience Electric Vehicles

Drive and learn about electric vehicles. Refreshments and registration at 8am. Speakers, displays, and electric vehicles from 9am-1pm.

CVTC West Campus, Energy Education Center 4000 Campus Road, Eau Claire

8:30-11:30am Sat. Apr. 27

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-4:30pm Sat. Apr. 27

Blended & Blessed Stepliving & Co-parenting Livestream

Single parents, co-parenting, and step-parents can receive encouragement, information, worship, and stories from national speakers including Ron Deal, author of "The Smart Stepfamily."

Peace Lutheran Church 501 E. Fillmore Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $20 per person

Age: Adults

9am-noon Sat. Apr. 27

Amazing Eau Claire Clean-Up

The Eau Claire Parks, Recreation, & Forestry Department is organizing the “Amazing Eau Claire Clean-Up”. This event sends volunteers to locations throughout the city including community parks, neighborhood playgrounds, picnic areas, and recreational trails, where they clean the areas and prepare flowerbeds.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Sat. Apr. 27

Eau Claire Tabletop Gamer Convention

Bring your game night to GamerCon. They'll have tournaments, casual game tables, vendors, and more.

Cedarcreek Community Church 3520 Eastwind Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $8 Base Entry, See Website for full details

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Sat. Apr. 27

Scenes of Spring: A Two‐Day Workshop for Beginning Painters

A 2-day workshop with artist and educator, Deb Blake. She will ease your worries as a beginner artist while you learn fundamental techniques and create spring landscape projects. Learn: sketching, blocking in color, creating 3D perspective in 2D format, basic color theory, and composition.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Cost: $169

Age: All Ages

9am-5pm Sat. Apr. 27

9th Annual Clark County "Spring into the Arts" Tour

Features many of Clark County’s finest artists, guest artists and their creations - painters, potters, woodworkers, metal workers, jewelers, weavers, glass workers and much more.

Clark County WI

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-noon Sat. Apr. 27

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.

University Of Wisconsin, Eau Claire 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $199

9-11:30am Sat. Apr. 27

Spring Bird Count for Kids

Celebrate birds and participate in citizen science. Start by learning about birds and binoculars. Kids ages 8–12 will go birding outside with bird mentors to record bird species and tabulate results. Ages 4-7 (must be accompanied by an adult) will participate in bird activities, a craft and conduct a survey at the bird feeders.

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

Cost: Friends $6, Nonmembers $8 (due by 4/23)

Age: Ages 4-12

9am-3pm Sat. Apr. 27

Bloomer Air - Air Pistol Match

The Wisconsin Air Pistol Association is hosting the Bloomer Air, Air Pistol competition. The competition will be a 10 meter olympic air pistol match. Classes will be offered for novices through seniors.

Bloomer Rod & Gun 17821 60th St, Bloomer

Cost: $10 entry fee

Age: Ages 14+

9am Sat. Apr. 27

Cedarbrook's Mission Possible Run for Water - 5k and 1mile

Begins at Riverside Park. Registration begins at 9am. 5k Run starts at 10am, Donut Dash will be at 10:30am, and the 1 Mile Walk will start at 11am. Awards will be given out at 11:30am.

Riverside Park Hudson Rd 29 and County Rd P, Menomonie

Cost: Ticket prices TBA

9am-2pm Sat. Apr. 27

DCHS Spring Rummage & Bake Sale

There is always something for everyone at this huge thrift sale. Be sure to come out and see what treasures they have found this time.

Foxhole Bar E4710 County Road BB, Menomonie

Cost: Varies

Age: All Ages

9-11am Sat. Apr. 27

Earth Day Cleanup

Volunteer for the annual Earth Day Cleanup in downtown Chippewa Falls. All volunteers receive free t-shirt, bottled water and FREE breakfast at Central Lutheran Church. They supply gloves and garbage bags.

Chippewa Falls Main Street downtown Harmony Courtyard - 200 block of Bridge Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-2pm Sat. Apr. 27

Indoor Thrift Sale

Joint Thrift Sale: Alano Club and Unitarian Society of Menomonie. Clothing, household items, books, toys, tools, small electronics--from garages, cupboards and closets. Baked sale, too.

Alano Club - Unitarian Society of Menomonie 105 NE 21st Street, Menomonie

9:15-10am Sat. Apr. 27

Kids Make Music - Spring Course

Sing, dance, and play instruments. Solo singing is encouraged to develop listening, pitch-matching, and language skills. Classes include a variety of instruments, puppets, and props to enrich the experience. FREE preview class for any new student. Registration open any time during the course (fee prorated).

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $120 (10 weeks)

Age: Ages 2-4

9:30am-5pm Sat. Apr. 27

Scheels Outdoor Expo

Local Scheels experts and vendor representatives will be on site to show you the latest in camping, watersports, fishing, yard games, kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, GPS systems, fitness trackers and more. Also offering delicious food samples cooked on Traeger Grills and Bradley Smokers.

Scheels All Sports 4710 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am Sat. Apr. 27

Straw Bale Gardening Class

Learn about the newest, interesting way of garden growing.

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

Cost: $15

10-11am Sat. Apr. 27

Co+op Explorers Cook - Knife Skills

Kids ages 8-12 will learn about a variety of fresh produce. They will also learn simple knife skills and assemble a fruit salad to enjoy at the end of class.

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

Cost: $10

Age: 12 and under

10am-4:30pm Sat. Apr. 27

The Friends of the Menomonie Public Library Spring Book Sale

Find thousands of books for sale in more than 40 categories. In addition, there will be a variety of music, movies, audiobooks, and more. Members-only presale on Thursday before the sale. Open to the Public beginning Friday at 10:00 am. All proceeds from the sale go directly to programming at the Menomonie Public Library

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: Items cost vary

Age: All Ages

10am-1pm Sat. Apr. 27

Weekend Brunch: Nick Seeger

A farm-focused weekend brunch with lively instrumental tunes from Seeger 10am-1pm. Offering an array of midwestern and other brunch classics including omelettes, quiche, wild rice porridge, Belgian waffles, sandwiches, and more and a variety of classic and original morning drinks including mimosas and bloody mary's.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. Apr. 27

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Choose from a wide variety of non-fiction, children's, adult fiction, and young adult books, as well as audio books, music CDs and DVDs. Adult paperbacks start at $1, and hardcovers start at $2. Children’s and young adult paperbacks start at 25 cents and hardcovers start at 50 cents.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-10:30am Sat. Apr. 27

Pop Up Science: Orbiting Objects

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 orbiting objects.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10am-2pm Sat. Apr. 27

Cardboard Construction

Failsafe Lab will convert into a fort-building space, full of cardboard, MakeDo Kits and all of the necessary items to create some huge structures! Feel free to stop in anytime to join in the architectural fun!

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Sat. Apr. 27

Spring Psychic & Wellness Fair

Enjoy the readers, healers and vendors, the free presentations, and free admittance. Panels include "Ramblings of an Average Joe" by Joe "The Rock Guy" Rothengass, Connecting To Your Spirit Guides; Intuition and Energy Management, Basic Astrology, and Everyday Reiki. Information about 30+ on their website.

Sleep Inn & Suites Conference Center 5872 33rd Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE admittance

10-11:45am Sat. Apr. 27

Destination Yoga: The Growler Guys

Head out on an adventure and join Latitude 44 Yoga Studio at The Growler Guys. A 45 minute all levels Vinyasa Flow class followed by beer & kombucha tasting with your fellow yogis. The cost of the event includes yoga + deals on pints of beer & kombucha! Please bring a yoga mat.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $12 for members ($15 for non-members)

Age: 21+

10am-2pm Sat. Apr. 27

Hop for Hearing

Includes egg hunt games, face painting, arts & crafts, and pictures with bunnies, and drawings for prize baskets. Egg hunt run from 12-12:30pm. Prize drawings announced at 1pm. All proceeds donated to the Starkey Hearing Foundation, the Delta Zeta Foundation, and the Eau Claire County Humane Association.

Bollinger Fields 3111 Eldorado Blvd, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

10:30-11am Sat. Apr. 27

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

10:30-11am Sat. Apr. 27

A Very Special Story Time with Tina Agnes

Tina Agnes is celebrating the release of her new children's book, The Resting Tree, with a Very Special Story Time at Dotters Books. She'll be reading her book, answering reader questions, and signing books.

Dotters Books 1602 Hogeboom Ave., Eau Claire

11am-2pm Sat. Apr. 27

Teen Job Fair

Looking for your first job can feel intimidating, but it does not have to be. Let the Y bring the opportunities to you this spring with a Teen Job Fair. Meet with people from across the workforce, hand out your resume, or schedule an interview.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 14+

11am-2pm Sat. Apr. 27

Teen Job Fair

Let the Y bring the opportunities to you this spring with our Teen Job Fair. Hosting an array of local employers looking to hire teens for a wide variety of positions. Meet with people from across the workforce, hand out your resume, schedule an interview or attend one of the day’s many professional development workshops.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to attend

noon-2:30pm Sat. Apr. 27

Layered Macrame Wall Hanging Workshop

Create a modern wall hanging for your space. 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 to complete this BoHo style wall hanging. Pre-Registration is required.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $40

Age: Ages 14+

noon-11pm Sat. Apr. 27

Jam It For The Planet

Free family friendly activities; Earth Day superhero visit, guided kids activities, a creation station, local music and Earth Day Alstar band. After 7pm Minneapolis based Mark Joseph and national beat boxer Heatbox $7 dollars headline. Proceeds fund local composting effort.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-5pm Sat. Apr. 27

Vintage Skills Workshop: Basket Making

Weave a garden basket perfect for a farmer's market trip this season. Must pre-register by phone or email.

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

Cost: $36 ($31 museum members)

1-3pm Sat. Apr. 27

Eau Claire Coffee Club Meeting

This month the Coffee Club gets back to basics and explores a coffee from Roseline Coffee Roasters through 3 different brewing methods: French Press, AeroPress, and the Kalita Wave. Go over different recipes and brewing techniques, and taste to see if there's a difference between the 3.

SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar 615 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 (includes tastings)

1:30-3:30pm Sat. Apr. 27

The Stillwater Eldorado Music Barn

Enjoy the music of Ben Stillwater, Cyndee Jean, The Stillwater Kids and John & Rose Vincent. Enjoy a (limited seat) Cowboy BBQ Dinner, catered by Northwoods Brew Pub following the Show.

Stillwater Eldorado Music Barn N13714 County Road G, Osseo

Cost: Show AND Dinner Tickets $55, Show ONLY $35, (Kids Show & Dinner- $25), (Kid Show ONLY - $15) Kids 10 and under FREE

Age: All Ages

2-3:30pm Sat. Apr. 27

Container Gardening Class

Join Master Gardeners Jeannie Chromey and Kathy Turner for this hands on container gardening class. This program is suitable for all ages but children must bring an adult to assist them. Please bring a pot less than 12” in diameter, the seedlings and soil will be provided.

Augusta Memorial Public Library 113 North Stone St, Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages - kids bring an adult

2pm Sat. Apr. 27

UWEC Films Series: Casablanca

Rick Blaine, who owns a nightclub in Casablanca, discovers his old flame Ilsa is in town with her husband, Victor Laszlo. Laszlo is a famed rebel, and with Germans on his tail, Ilsa knows Rick can help them get out of the country.

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

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

Age: Not Rated

2:30-3pm Sat. Apr. 27

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

4-8pm Sat. Apr. 27

11th Annual Northwest Beerfest

Event includes food, music, raffles, and of course plenty of beer tasting. Sample hundreds of beers, get a commemorative glass, and even a Saturday evening Springfest ticket in your package. Bussing to and from the event is available. Pickup locations listed online.

Chippewa Area Ice Arena 839 First Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $40

Age: 21+

4:30pm Sat. Apr. 27

Cedarbrook's Mission Possible Comedy Night

Fish Sticks Comedy Act will be coming to Cedarbrook Church as part of the Mission Possible Fundraising Weekend. 4:30 show will include popcorn, candy, and beverage. This will be catered to families. 7pm show will include pre-show appetizers and beverages. This show is catered to adults.

Cedarbrook Church N6714 470th St., Menomonie

Cost: $15 for early show, $20 for later show

6-11pm Sat. Apr. 27

Singles Connection Spring Fling Dance

Couples dance lessons 6-7 pm. Live music by Home Grown Tomatoes band 7-11 pm. Mixer dances, snacks, and socializing. Open to the public. Singles and couples welcome.

American Legion Hall 634 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: members $5 each non-members $10 each

Age: adult dance

6pm Sat. Apr. 27

Chippewa Valley Film Festival

An evening of local, regional, national, and international videos that celebrates the art of the short film. Organized into several programs with questions and answers with he attending filmmakers. Doors at 6pm.

Micon Downtown Cinema 315 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: $7 Adults, $4 youth under 13

7pm Sat. Apr. 27

Eau Claire Jazz Festival Headliner Concert: Grace Kelly & The New York Voices

This year's headliner concert features the electric charisma of saxophonist and composer Grace Kelly, member of Jon Batiste and Stay Human, the band on The Late Show with Steven Colbert. The New York Voices are known for close-knit vocals, inspired arrangements, and unparalleled vocal blend. They'll all be backed up by UWEC's Jazz Ensemble I.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 Adult, $15 Students (w/ID)

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Apr. 27

Cedarbrook's Mission Possible Comedy Night

Fish Sticks Comedy Act will be coming to Cedarbrook Church as part of the Mission Possible Fundraising Weekend. 4:30 show will include popcorn, candy, and beverage. This will be catered to families. 7pm show will include pre-show appetizers and beverages. This show is catered to adults.

Cedarbrook Church N6714 470th St., Menomonie

Cost: $15 for early show, $20 for later show

7pm Sat. Apr. 27

Live Music: Eggplant Heroes

Eggplant Heroes is Americana collaboration among Duffy Duyfhuizen, Max Garland, Joel Pace, Olaf Lind, Caleb Horne, Dan Zerr, and Lucas Fischer.  Mixing original tunes with songs by others that we like to play, EPH tries to bring a rich and eclectic musical experience.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Sat. Apr. 27

Confluence: One Night. Six Musicians

Performing together for the very first time are these five fabulous female artists: Morgana Hasil, Kari Larson, Lisa Schultz, Faith Ulwelling, and Karen Capper. Top that off with the opening act of John Hermanson and you have a night to remember.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: $15

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Apr. 27

UWEC Films Series: Casablanca

Rick Blaine, who owns a nightclub in Casablanca, discovers his old flame Ilsa is in town with her husband, Victor Laszlo. Laszlo is a famed rebel, and with Germans on his tail, Ilsa knows Rick can help them get out of the country.

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

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

Age: Not Rated

7pm Sat. Apr. 27

The Innocent Men Present: Blugold Originals, Volume II

The Innocent Men are back to present UWEC's premier all-original music experience. Blugold Originals will be featuring Blugold singer-songwriters as well as originals created by the Innocent Men.

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

Cost: $10

7-10pm Sat. Apr. 27

Live Music: Mark Healey & Jim Schuh Duo

The Mark Healey and Jim Schuh Duo formed in 2015. Mark and Jim each began playing music during the mid-1960s.

Chippewa Valley Eagles Club 2588 State Hwy 53, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7:30-9pm Sat. Apr. 27

The Menomonie Singers Present: Easter Portion of Handel's Messiah

The choir will present the Easter portion of the classic work, Messiah, by George Frideric Handel. Conducted by Amy Vogt. Accompanied by Sean Vogt on the organ. This section of the Messiah is rarely performed.

First Presbyterian Church 130 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Suggested Donation $10

7:30-9pm Sat. Apr. 27

Hello Gorgeous! - An Intimate Tribute to the Music of Barbra Streisand

Funny, witty, and full of heart, Melody takes on a singer that many tribute artists will not attempt. This concert highlights the many faces of Barbra spanning from her early Jazz clubs all the way to her full stadium-style concerts.

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

Cost: $18 adults, $17 seniors, $9 youth

Age: All Ages

8pm Sat. Apr. 27

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. Apr. 27

Dueling Pianos

Piano Fondue's performers will accommodate pretty much any song request. All tips for performers and ticket sales will go to support the United Way and programming that supports people in the Chippewa Valley.

The Metro 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $38

8pm Sat. Apr. 27

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.

First N' Goal 29 E Park Ave, Chippewa Falls

8-11pm Sat. Apr. 27

Live Music: Catya Solo

Catya is a singer/songwriter, guitarist, and fiddlist. She performs in a range of genres, including Original and Traditional Blues, Contemporary Acoustic Music, Americana, Swing, Old-School R&B, and a Variety of cover songs.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8-11:30pm Sat. Apr. 27

Country Throwdown

Singer/Songwriter Showcase Hosted by K. Sterling. Performers: K. Sterling, Madi Marie, Bjorn Berg. Country Throwdown is a Midwest CMA sanctioned event bringing new and upcoming talented Country Music Performers to the local stage.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

8:30pm Sat. Apr. 27

Live Music: The Thundermen

The Thundermen and music return to Sammys. Stop in and enjoy a world famous Sammys pizza and dance to your favorite tunes from the 50's, 60's and 70's and maybe a few country tunes too.

Sammy's Pizza 2812 London Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $2

Age: 21+

9:30pm-1:30am Sat. Apr. 27

Live Music: False Heather

Playing rock and roll from the 80s, 90s, 00s, and today.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

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