Events For 10/05/2019

7:30am-1pm Sat. Oct. 5

Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market

Seasonal, locally grown vegetables and fruits, plus baked goods, dairy products, meat, honey, maple syrup, flowers, and more.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Age: All ages

8am-1pm Sat. Oct. 5

Menomonie Farmers Market

Features local produce, meats, breads, berries, herbs, desserts and baked goods, spices, handcrafted items, arts & crafts. Kids activities, hot lunches, and music performances.

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

Age: All Ages

8am-4pm Sat. Oct. 5

Daughters of the King

Join Julie Court and the Incredible Life Makeover Team to pamper and encourage you by ministering to your body, soul and spirit though worship, life-transforming messages, spa activities, and connect times.

Harvestime Church 3625 Southwind Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $40 by if registered by 9/01; $50 by 10/01; walk-ins $60; groups of 8 or more $35 by 9/1; $45 by 10/01; Friday session only $25; Saturday session only $35

Age: Girls/women over 10

8am-noon Sat. Oct. 5

Chippewa Valley Montessori Footslog

A 5K trail run/walk at 9am (packet pickup starts at 8:30am) and family friendly 1 mile nature walk at 10:30am. This event takes place on the beautiful Lowes Creek Trails in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Proceeds of this fun, family friendly event benefit the Chippewa Valley Montessori Charter School.

Lowes Creek County Park S. Lowes Creek Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: 5K $20, (price increase to $25 after 9/1); 1 Mile Nature Walk- $15 (price increase to $20 after 9/1)

Age: All Ages

9am-noon Sat. Oct. 5

Open Play

Kids - bring your parents, grandparents or caregivers in and spend some quality time being creative, imaginative and just plain having fun and making memories!

Tiny Tots Playhouse 320 S. Wisconsin St., Fall Creek

Cost: $5/child, free for adults and infants under 12 months

Age: All Ages

9am-5pm Sat. Oct. 5

AAUW Book Sale

40+ categories of books. Proceeds help to support local and national scholarships and American Association of University Women activities.

Eau Claire Expo Center 5530 Fairview Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $1.50-3.00 for books

Age: All Ages

9-9:30am Sat. Oct. 5

Little Artists

Participants will create works of art as they learn and practice techniques such as drawing, painting, and sculpture. This program will introduce several concepts in a fun, hands-on, age-appropriate way, including color, form, texture, dimensions, and so much more.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $30 members, $40 non-members

9am-4pm Sat. Oct. 5

23rd Annual Thorp Pumpkin Festival

130+ arts/crafts & food booths, horse drawn wagon rides, Pony Rides, Iron Man Obstacle Challenge. Contests include Pumpkin Recipes, Pumpkin Painting & Carving, Pumpkin Pie Eating, Seed Spitting and The Great Pumpkin Weigh-In, Biggest Sunflower Head and Biggest Ear of Corn contest.

Washington St., Thorp

9-11am Sat. Oct. 5

Parade of Colors Fall Hike on the Ice Age Trail

Experience the colors, smells, and sights of fall on the Ice Age Trail. Bring a friend, name your desired distance to hike, and you’ll be whisked off to the starting point for a one-way hike back to the Obey Interpretive Center through the beauty of fall at the Chippewa Moraine.

Obey Interpretive Center at the Chippewa Moraine Ice Age Unit 13394 County Highway M, New Auburn

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Sat. Oct. 5

20th Annual Chippewa Valley Quilt Show

All quilters, new and experienced, are welcome. Any size quilt can be entered. Entered quilts can also be sold if you wish.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 GA

Age: All Ages

9am-2pm Sat. Oct. 5

Clothing Give-away

River of Life is partnering with King's Closet to give away adults and children's clothing. Lots of winter coats and other goodies. All items are free.

River of Life 639 Broadway Street South, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

9am-5pm Sat. Oct. 5

Used Book Sale

Children's, Civil War history, great fiction, fabulous finds, and much more. Come on out to the sale on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Bring your friends.

Eau Claire County Expo Center 5530 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire

10am-5pm Sat. Oct. 5

Fresh Art Tour

A self-guided journey to the finest studios and galleries in the Lake Pepin and Chippewa River Valleys. Enjoy autumn’s most breathtaking views, travel the famous Great River Road and backroads of western Wisconsin. For artist info & printable map visit their website.

Tour Headquarters is The Purple Turtle Artisan Collective N2020 Spring St, Stockholm

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. Oct. 5

Pick of The Patch

Outlaw Farms opens up to the public to enjoy the animals and purchase fall items. Items available for purchase are fall mums, pumpkins, squash, gourds, straw, and much more.

Outlaw Farms E16755 Scenic Drive, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

10am-6pm Sat. Oct. 5

Falling Leaves Art Studio Tour

A free, self-guided tour featuring art of all kinds. Take a drive through beautiful Northwestern Wisconsin, stop at your leisure, see some incredible artwork and chat with the artists who created it. At your leisure, spend some time and visit with local artists while seeing their latest creations.

A variety of locations in Fall Creek, Augusta, Fairchild, and the surrounding areas (see contact info for exact locations)

Cost: FREE

10am-4pm Sat. Oct. 5

Soul Saturdays

Soul Saturdays are a metaphysical, wellness, spiritual and holistic mini-fair. Vendors, energy healers, card readers and so much more. Check their Facebook page & website as each month has different vendors.

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

Cost: FREE

10am-6pm Sat. Oct. 5

The Pumpkin Patch at Valley Pasture Farm

Bring the whole family to the farm and participate in over 25 engaging activities to celebrate fall including wagon rides, corn maze, farm animals, pick-your-own pumpkin patch, and more!

Valley Pasture Farm E7631 N County Road E, Elk Mound

Cost: $9/person - save $1 with a non-perishable donation for our local food pantry

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. Oct. 5

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 .

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-2pm Sat. Oct. 5

Apple Fest

Bake Sale, Craft Sale and Raffle Baskets together with a $5 Chicken Salad Croissant and Soup Luncheon Plate.

English Lutheran Church of Bateman 20588 County Highway X, Chippewa Falls

Cost: Free Admission, $5 Luncheon Plate

Age: All Ages

10am-1pm Sat. Oct. 5

Weekend Brunch: Shane Leonard

Join us for our farm-focused weekend brunch with lively instrumental tunes from Leonard 10am-1pm. The kitchen offers an array of midwestern and other brunch classics, and from the bar pick from a variety of classic and original morning drinks.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:35am Sat. Oct. 5

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. Oct. 5

Story Time at Dotters Books

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

11am Sat. Oct. 5

Eau Claire Children's Theater: Spookley the Square Pumpkin

When he is shunned by the other pumpkins, Spookley is befriended by three hilarious spiders who convince him that, square or not, he, too, could be the Pick of the Patch. When a mighty storm threatens Holiday Hill Farm, Spookley realizes only he can save the day.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Admission information online

11am Sat. Oct. 5

Maker Workshop: Handpainted Wood Signs w/ Chicory Lane & Co.

Work with Katie to learn techniques of stenciling and hand lettering to create a custom hand painted wood sign to take and display at home (multiple designs available, inquire for details).

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

Cost: $30 per person / 25 person cap

11-11:45am Sat. Oct. 5

Toddler- Caregiver Movement Class

Help your toddler move through the developmental stages of movement and increase their capacity for learning. The class will tire their bodies and allow them to move creatively. For Ages 5 and under with a participating adult.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 5 and under with parent

noon-6pm Sat. Oct. 5

DIY Birch Jewelry Make and Take

Stop in the shop anytime during the hours of 12-6 to create your own earrings or necklace.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

noon-11pm Sat. Oct. 5

Zymurgy Brewing Co Oktoberfest Party

Break out the lederhosen and celebrate Oktoberfest with Zymurgy! Traditional German beers including an exclusive Oktoberfest bier, Live music from Sliced Bread Jug Band, traditional German foods from Chippewa Valley Cheesesteak, Fresh German Pretzels from 52 Bakery, German games and a stein hoisting contest.

Zymurgy Brewing 624 Main Street. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

1-2:30pm Sat. Oct. 5

WriteLab

This all-new program for middle school students allows for collaboration and idea-sharing as this group will help each other through the creative process by providing ideas and opinions while participating in fun and challenging writing activities.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $20 members, $30 community

Age: Ages 11-16

1-2:30pm Sat. Oct. 5

Meditation 101 - Open to Everyone

Learn different styles of meditation and techniques, creating an ideal meditation space to fit your lifestyle. Discuss many different practices including visualization, candle gazing, mantra, body scanning, and using a mala. Bring a journal and wear comfortable clothing.

The Yoga Room - Eau Claire's Yoga Studio 2839 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $1 for members; $20 for nonmembers

Age: 18+

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Oct. 5

Downtown Eau Claire Food & History Tour

A walking tour that includes stops at 7 downtown establishments where you will enjoy tastings of local food and beverages. You’ll spend approximately 20 minutes at each restaurant and hear about the history of Eau Claire and the restaurants. A perfect mix of food, culture and fun.

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

Cost: $65/person

Age: All Ages

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Oct. 5

Downtown Chippewa Falls Food & History Tour

A walking tour that includes stops at 7 downtown establishments where you will enjoy tastings of local food and beverages. You’ll spend approximately 20 minutes at each restaurant and hear about the history of Chippewa Falls and the restaurants. A perfect mix of food, culture and fun.

Chippewa Falls Area Chamber of Commerce 10 South Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $65/person

Age: All Ages

1:30pm Sat. Oct. 5

Eau Claire Children's Theater: Spookley the Square Pumpkin

When he is shunned by the other pumpkins, Spookley is befriended by three hilarious spiders who convince him that, square or not, he, too, could be the Pick of the Patch. When a mighty storm threatens Holiday Hill Farm, Spookley realizes only he can save the day.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Admission information online

1:30pm Sat. Oct. 5

Chippewa Valley Theater Guild: "The Who's Tommy"

Based on the iconic 1969 rock concept album, "The Who's Tommy" is an exhilarating, award-winning musical of hope, healing, and the human spirit. Tommy is the story of a pinball-playing, deaf, mute, and blind boy who triumphs over amazing adversities.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $30 adult, $15 youth/student

Age: All Ages

2-5pm Sat. Oct. 5

Live Music: Adelyn Rose

An indie rock band from Eau Claire, WI. They have two EPs, two full-lengths, a new single, and are currently working on recording new music which will be released in early fall. Wine, cheese, and snacks available for purchase. Feel free to bring a chair. No beverage carry-in allowed.

Autumn Harvest Winery 19947 Cty Hwy J, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-6pm Sat. Oct. 5

CANCELLED: 3rd Annual The Beer & Cheese Thing

Event-goers will be treated to unlimited samples of high-quality local and regional craft beers and award-winning aged artisanal cheeses and take home a commemorative sampling glass. Lakely chef Eric Mendoza will be serving chili (vegetarian/carnivore available.) New this year, an artisan market.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $35

2pm Sat. Oct. 5

UWEC Film Series: "Rocketman"

An epic musical fantasy about the uncensored human story of Sir Elton John’s breakthrough years.

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

Cost: $5 GA, $10 yearly pass, $20 yearly family pass

Age: Rated R

5-8pm Sat. Oct. 5

Nick Hensley at Together Farms Burger Nights

Nick Hensley is the former lead singer and co-writer of The District, a regional act from the upper Midwest, co based out of St. Paul, MN and Chicago, IL. 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

5-8pm Sat. Oct. 5

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

6-10pm Sat. Oct. 5

Night Corn Maze

Bring your flashlights for fun in the night maze. Weather Permitting (check the Facebook page for updates). Last entrance at 9pm.

Leffel Roots Apple Orchard W2369 Maple Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 for ages 13+; $5 for Ages 5-12

Age: Ages 5+

7-9:30pm Sat. Oct. 5

Dee Miller Band

The award-winning Dee Miller when brings her "barrelhouse" style of singing to our stage. Joining the 'Duchess of the Blues" is her incredible band featuring Craig Clark, Eric Meyer, Jesse Mueller and Mike Dubois. Slip on your dancing shoes just in case you can't sit still.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: $15 Reserved, $18 at the door (only until sold out)

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Sat. Oct. 5

Live Music: Flaming Doublewides

The Flaming Doublewides return to the Acoustic Cafe with a slew of brand new tunes by Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Lesley Gore, CCR, and more.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Oct. 5

Movie Screening: Lumber Baron

Movie night at the cozy theater.

Colfax Municipal Building 613 Main Street, Colfax

Cost: FREE (Donation accepted)

7-8:30pm Sat. Oct. 5

Subject 99: Feature Film at the Unitarian Congregation

An independent film directed by Madison Whitcomb, Subject 99 (2019: 45 minutes). This film depicts a future where electronics addiction has become a serious threat to the social order. This film is a first-time feature by a next-gen filmmaker.

Davey J's Garage (Inside Banbury Place) 930 Galloway Street, Building 13, Suite 218, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 admission/$5 students

7pm Sat. Oct. 5

UWEC Film Series: "Rocketman"

An epic musical fantasy about the uncensored human story of Sir Elton John’s breakthrough years.

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

Cost: $5 GA, $10 yearly pass, $20 yearly family pass

Age: Rated R

7:30pm Sat. Oct. 5

Ian Ash

Ian Ash is no stranger to the local music community in Wisconsin, but lately he has found a new direction that embodies the nostalgia of rock and roll, the quirkiness of indie pop, and the drive of garage bands everywhere with lyrics reminiscing about everyday things we may take for granted.

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

Cost: $15 adults, $14 seniors, $8 youth

7:30pm Sat. Oct. 5

Ballet Hispanico

Under the artistic direction of Eduardo Vilaro, internationally-celebrated Ballet Hispanico performs repertory that fuses Latin dance with classical and contemporary techniques, utilizing strong ballet and contemporary influences along with Latin and Flamenco styles.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $20 + Taxes & Fees

7:30pm Sat. Oct. 5

Chippewa Valley Theater Guild: "The Who's Tommy"

Based on the iconic 1969 rock concept album, "The Who's Tommy" is an exhilarating, award-winning musical of hope, healing, and the human spirit. Tommy is the story of a pinball-playing, deaf, mute, and blind boy who triumphs over amazing adversities.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $30 adult, $15 youth/student

Age: All Ages

7:30-10:30pm Sat. Oct. 5

Live Music: Howard Luedtke

Say the name Howard "Guitar" Luedtke, and little more needs to be said. 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

8-10pm Sat. Oct. 5

Observing The Night Sky With The Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society

Members of the Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society sponsor public observing sessions on clear Saturdays May though October (except 8/6/16). Public observing starts about an hour after sunset for about two hours. Come out and enjoy a view of the night sky not possible from the city.

Hobbs Observatory S1 County Hwy K, Fall Creek

Cost: Free, donations accepted

Age: All ages

8pm Sat. Oct. 5

Wookiefoot Live

Wookiefoot is a band, a circus, a philosophy, and a community of globe trekking bliss junkies and believers that are the fuel to keep this Tribadelic Spaceship going. Their charity organization (with the support of their community) has donated over $500,000 to third world relief efforts.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $20adv, $25door

8pm Sat. Oct. 5

Live Music: 2nd X-IT

A 5-piece rock cover band delivering a no-nonsense rock and roll journey through the 70s and 80s of hard and heavy classic rock. Bands commonly covered are Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Black Sabbath, Guns & Roses, and more.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

8:30-11:30pm Sat. Oct. 5

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

9pm-2am Sat. Oct. 5

Karaoke Night at Hallie Bar & Grill

Come out and sing! Great sounding audio system and professional hosts make this an awesome place for a night out.

Hallie Bar & Grill 1713 Hwy OO, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

11pm Sat. Oct. 5

Fright Month Movie Series

Fright Month is back at Micon Cinemas. Classic scary movies every weekend in October. Reserve your seats in advance online. First weekend: Blair Witch Project. 2nd weekend: Friday the 13th. Third Weekend: Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window. Fourth Weekend: Pet Semetary.

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

Cost: $4

Age: 18+

Ongoing Events For 10/05/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

ACT Prep

Every Saturday until Nov. 16, 9am-noon

Kids Make Music

Every Thursday 10:30-11:15am Saturday 9:15-10am until Dec. 19

Events with Tickets