Events For 05/10/2019

9-11:30am Fri. May. 10

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. May. 10

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. May. 10

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

9am-5pm Fri. May. 10

Fancy Day at CMEC

Join the CMEC staff in a fun fashion tradition. Once a month, they'll be posting a new dress-up day to take part in on your visit to the Museum. This month's theme is fancy day.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

9am-6pm Fri. May. 10

Mother Junkers Sale

Multiple vendors selling vintage, shabby chic, farmhouse, repurposed and plain ol’ rusty junque at great prices. Held rain or shine. Natural Touch will be selling hanging baskets. Wood fired pizzas will be sold for Honduras Well Projects.

The Natural Touch Landscaping E9002 555th Avenue, Elk Mound

Cost: FREE to attend; cash or check only for Junk

9:30-11am Fri. May. 10

4K Space Camp

Travel the galaxy in this 5-week camp for 4K kids! Put on your space helmets, enjoy planetarium shows and come back to Earth with a whole new appreciation for the night sky. Camp includes 5 sessions beginning Friday, May 3. Choose between the morning session or afternoon session.

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

Cost: $50 members/$60 non-members

Age: 4K

10-10:30am Fri. May. 10

Parachute Games

Kiddos ages three and up will love jumping, moving, dancing, grooving and all sorts of games with the giant.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10am-2pm Fri. May. 10

UW-Stout Best of Design Show/SAIR Exhibition

This bi-annual juried student exhibition will feature work from 30+ students across all programs in the Department of Design. Emily Gordon and Melissa Lackey will have their Student Artist-in-Residence installations open for viewing. Shows will remain up through July.

Furlong Gallery 178 Micheels Hall, UW-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-9pm Fri. May. 10

May Wine, Beer, and Spirit Pairing Event

Each ticket allows one person a special themed food and beverage pairing at each location in the Chippewa Valley Craft Beverage Trail experience. Check out the list of locations online where you can purchase your ticket in advance with a $5 discount.

Multiple Locations

Cost: $40

Age: 21+

11-11:30am Fri. May. 10

Planetarium Show: Sky Stories

Head to the inflatable Planetarium for 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-1pm Fri. May. 10

The Asian American Identity in the Midwest

Caitlin Lee, an Equal Opportunity Specialist from the Affirmative Action team, will be leading a discussion on Asian American Identity in the Midwest. Held in room 1108. Part of UWEC Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month celebration.

Centennial Hall, UWEC 1698 Park Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

11:30am-noon Fri. May. 10

Planetarium Show: Sky Stories

Head to the inflatable Planetarium for 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

2-4pm Fri. May. 10

Mother's Day Tea

Grace Lutheran Communities is hosting a tea party in honor of Mother's Day. An afternoon of entertainment, treats and tea to show our moms how much we love them.

Grace Lutheran Communities 206 N. Wilson Dr., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3-6pm Fri. May. 10

16th Annual "The Past Passed Here" Living History Event

Experience the 1700s and 1800s through living history in authentic fur trade camps, and a mobile lumbering museum. Hands-on activities and games. Blacksmith, porcupine quill artist, beading and weaving artists, and more. Shop trader's row for old-fashioned toys, furs, leather goods, and clothing. Rustic food, root beer floats, popcorn, and rock candy.

Allen Park S. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 or $15 Family; FREE for 5 or younger

Age: All Ages

3:30-5pm Fri. May. 10

4K Space Camp

Travel the galaxy in this 5-week camp for 4K kids! Put on your space helmets, enjoy planetarium shows and come back to Earth with a whole new appreciation for the night sky. Camp includes 5 sessions beginning Friday, May 3. Choose between the morning session or afternoon session.

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

Cost: $50 members/$60 non-members

Age: 4K

5-9pm Fri. May. 10

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

5:30-6:30pm Fri. May. 10

Active Play

Learn how to stay active while becoming part of a different world. Each week of active challenges boasts a new theme. First, you might be a pirate sailing the high seas—next, a Jedi learning to harness the force. No matter what, you’re sure to have fun in this high-energy course.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $56, Community $68

Age: Ages 7-10

5:30-7:30pm Fri. May. 10

Spin. Style. Soar. with Rachel Werner

Learn how to connect with different media outlets (print and digital); the pros and cons of trending online channels; and insightful tools for how to start building those crucial connections on a local and national level by using effective self-promotion.

Dotters Books 1602 Hogeboom Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $25

5:30-8:30pm Fri. May. 10

G'man at Together Farms Burger Nights

G'man is an acoustic singer-songerwiter. Burgers are made on the farm using 100% grass-fed beef. BYO chairs, tables, and blankets. Sides, beer, wine, and GF & vegetarian options.

Together Farms W93 Norden Rd, Mondovi

Cost: Food priced at $10-25

6-8pm Fri. May. 10

Monthly Pagan Circle - Calen Sidhevair of Westernesste

You are invited to the Nesste gathering of Calen Sidhevair. Discuss some basic components of ritual and create a circle for a Water Sharing, an affirmation of our connectedness with each other, the Earth, and the celebration of Life.

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

Cost: Good Will Donation

Age: 18+

6-8pm Fri. May. 10

Mother Son Rodeo Roundup

Calling all Cowboys and Cowgals! The evening will start off with dinner and be followed by rodeo activities and dancing. Come dressed in your favorite western outfit and join us for a rootin' tootin' good time!

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: Resident $20/couple; $10 each plus one | Non-Resident $25/couple; $10 each plus one

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Fri. May. 10

Music in the Park Fundraiser

Three music groups will perform: The Jake Arnold Big Band; Audacious; and the UWEC Varsity Band. Students will use the tax deductible donations to purchase school and music supplies for Lakeshore Elementary, our campus community grade school.

Owen Park 1st Ave. and Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: Donations to Lakeshore Elementary

Age: All ages

6:30-8pm Fri. May. 10

Candlelight Live Music Meditation & Reiki

Relax and unwind laying on a yoga mat, blanket, eye pillow (all provided). Guided meditation with live music.

The Center 3701 E Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: Ages 11 and older

6:30-8pm Fri. May. 10

Flick & Float

YMCA supplies the flick, you bring the float. Gather in the small pool to watch fantastic family movies. Community members are welcome after 6:00 PM (photo ID required).

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7-10pm Fri. May. 10

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. May. 10

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

7-9pm Fri. May. 10

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

7-11pm Fri. May. 10

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.

Big T's 2007 3rd St, Eau Claire

7pm Fri. May. 10

The Salon Presents: Caley Conway & Pat Keen

Keen is an instrumentalist & songwriter whose self-titled project is grounded in folk while hinting at an underlying pop-sensibility. Conway is rooted in folk but hardly bound to it, and her inventive style ranges from jazz to post-rock, hints at the familiar, and embraces a dissonant beauty. Doors at 7pm.

The Salon at Odd Humyns 209 North Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $8adv, $10door

7-11pm Fri. May. 10

Live Music: Uncommon Denominator

Uncommon Denominator is an Eau-Claire based cover band that plays nothing but the classics. From today’s hits to funky tunes of the past, they bring together an entertaining musical experience.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

7-9pm Fri. May. 10

Wine Pairings and Tastings

Learn about wines from Chile and Argentina, and pairings with charcuterie boards. Wine expert Michelle Seymour will talk about fine wine, sharing tastings of reds, whites and rose., and Tony Dragonowski, owner of Bijou Bistro will feature extraordinary Charcuterie boards. Excellent deals on bottles of wine.

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

Cost: $35

Age: 21+

7-10pm Fri. May. 10

Live Music: Jack and Kitty

“Organic, vaudeville acoustic folk” and have been called “one of the most entertaining acoustic groups in the Midwest” by the Minneapolis Star Tribune. A rich musical stew forms the blend of Jack and Kitty’s Emmy Award-winning artistic approach. It’s laid-back with positive vibes.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. May. 10

UWEC Film Series: Ocean's 8

Debbie Ocean has been devising the biggest heist of her life for 5 years, 8 months, and 12 days. She puts together team of the best people in the field, starting with her partner-in-crime. Together, they recruit a crew of specialists, their target - a necklace that is worth more than $150 million.

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: PG-13

7:30-9:30pm Fri. May. 10

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

7:30-10pm Fri. May. 10

UWEC Opera: Don Giovanni

Considered one of the finest operas ever written, Don Giovanni is based on the legend of serial seducer Don Juan. Time is running out for notorious libertine Don Giovanni as his misdeeds are catching up with him, but he doesn’t know that yet. Performed in Italian with English supertitles.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 for youth, $16 for UWEC faculty/staff/students, and starting at $16 for adults

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Fri. May. 10

Searson at The Mabel

Searson has toured for well over a decade and have the confidence and drive to continue with their musical careers more than ever before. Sisters, Erin and Colleen Searson have developed their own original style of high energy fiddling, passionate vocals and step dancing.

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

Cost: $18

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. May. 10

Searson Band

Searson has toured for well over a decade and have the confidence and drive to continue with their musical careers more than ever before. Sisters, Erin and Colleen Searson have developed their own original style of high energy fiddling, passionate vocals and step dancing.

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

Cost: $18-20

7:30pm Fri. May. 10

Eau Claire Bears Baseball

See a hometown baseball game with the Eau Claire Bears. Their primary home field is in Cinder City Park in Altoona, but confirm with their website schedule to see where upcoming games are being played.

Field Location Varies By Game

Age: All ages

8-11pm Fri. May. 10

Music by JFT 'Lite' in the Patio

JFT 'Lite' really involves the audience. The band’s full playlists are distributed to the audience who then select the songs that are performed for that night. Late night happy hours kicks in at 10pm, $2 domestics and rails with 1/2 off on select appetizers and flatbreads.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Fri. May. 10

The Big Wu Album Release Show

The story goes that the Big Wu, bound for rock stardom, sold their souls for a case of Old Style beer one thirsty night long ago. The legend and the band live on. A jam band with a unique style and presence, the Wu combine strong, free flowing improv and vocal harmonies, with finely crafted songs for all tastes.

The Metro 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10adv, $15door

Age: All Ages

8:30-11:30pm Fri. May. 10

Late Night Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher Trio

Jeremy Boettcher has performed music throughout the world. He has toured extensively in S. Carey, traveling throughout the US, Canada, and Europe. Recently, Jeremy finished a residency for Jazz at Lincoln Center in Doha, Qatar.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30pm-1:30am Fri. May. 10

Live Music: The Big Deeks

Big Deeks play a variety of music from the 50s to now, including some country.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 05/10/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Events with Tickets