Events For 10/10/2019

9am-4pm Thu. Oct. 10

Beginning Grant Writing

This full-day session will give you the insights you need to begin the grant writing process with confidence using practices you can implement immediately.

Holiday Inn South 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $199 standard, $375 when purchased along with the Advanced Grant Writing course

9-11:30am Thu. Oct. 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: Member $3 | Community $5 | Parents FREE

Age: Ages 0-6

9am-noon Thu. Oct. 10

Maiden Rock Bluff State Natural Area Work Day

Work with DNR staff and other volunteers removing invasive plant species to preserve remnant bluff prairie and oak savanna on one of Wisconsin's most beautiful State Natural Areas - 400' bluffs above the Mississippi River, rare plants, and peregrine falcons. Lunch provided.

Parking Area - Maiden Rock Bluff State Natural Area West end of Long Lane, 0.7 mile off Pepin Cty Hwy E (44.505060, -92.280856), Stockholm

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-1pm Thu. Oct. 10

Lunch Break Open Skating

A great way to meet new friends and get some exercise.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass (1 Punch)

Age: All Ages

noon-6pm Thu. Oct. 10

Chippewa Falls Farmers Market

Locally grown fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers, as well as locally made baked goods, salsas, jams, jellies, crafts, handcrafted items, and much more every Thursday.

Allen Park S. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-5pm Thu. Oct. 10

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

1-6pm Thu. Oct. 10

Tarot & Spiritual Counselling

Kim offers tarot card readings and spiritual counseling through mediumship, automatic writing and other metaphysical gifts. Appointments are welcome, otherwise walk-ins are first come first serve. Appointments can be made by calling the shop, by Facebook message, or stopping in.

The Broom & Crow 106 E. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $15+

Age: All Ages

2:30-3pm Thu. Oct. 10

Pop Up Science: Smelly Baloons

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 smelly balloons.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

3:30-5pm Thu. Oct. 10

Tween Scene

Come, create, and hang out with other tweens (grades 3-6). Tween Scene is a weekly drop-in series featuring a different activity each week, from art to technology and beyond.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 3-6

4:30-5:30pm Thu. Oct. 10

Painting & Popcorn

Calling all pint-sized Picassos! Join us for our next Painting & Popcorn class! Your child will be able to create their own one-of-a-kind painting to hang on the wall at home or give to a special person in their life. Plus, snacks and juice boxes are provided to fuel that creative energy!

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

Cost: $5 with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

5-8:30pm Thu. Oct. 10

The Friends of the Menomonie Public Library Fall Book Sale

Find thousands of books for sale in more than 40 categories. In addition, there will be a variety of music, DVD's, audio-books, and more. Members-only presale on Thursday before the sale. All proceeds from the sale go directly to programming at the Menomonie Public Library

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: Prices vary, free admission

Age: All Ages

5:30-9:30pm Thu. Oct. 10

Remember When: Celebration and Fundraiser

Join Emcee Judy Clark from WEAU Channel 13 News for a night filled with childhood stories, nostalgic games, trivia, live interviews, laughter, and fun. Proceeds support Chippewa Valley Museum children's programs.

The Florian Gardens 2340 Lorch Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $45

5:30pm Thu. Oct. 10

Oktoberfest Dinner

Revolution Coffee and Sand Creek Brewery team up for another beer pairing dinner. 4-courses and all items prepared from scratch by the talented Revolution Team.

Revolution Coffee 38 Main St., Black River Falls

Cost: $25

6-8pm Thu. Oct. 10

Amp Quiz Trivia at Pokegama Inn

Welcoming teams of any size. Prizes for the top three teams. Get a free answer online and visit the AMP Quiz Facebook page for a picture hint. Enjoy dinner/drinks with family and friends during the game.

Pokegama Lakeside Tavern & Grill 840 Banks Ave., Chetek

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6-10pm Thu. Oct. 10

Whiskey Club at The Ivory

Taste whiskey all over the world. Offering "Roundtable Meetings" where you will get a chance to learn the history of different Whiskeys, taste test the inventory, and share whiskey stories with people of all ages. Sample a “Flight of the Night” which will include 4 different Whiskeys.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: 21+

6-8:30pm Thu. Oct. 10

Fiber Arts – Needle Felting

Get a chance to work with one of the oldest known textile fabrics in this hands-on needle felting program. Over the three weeks, you’ll create both 2D and 3D projects that you can keep for yourself or give as a gift for an upcoming holiday.

UW-Eau Claire Campus: Haas Fine Arts Center, Room 301 121 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $139 early registration, $159 standard

6-7:30pm Thu. Oct. 10

Writers Read: Open Mic

“Writers Read” is a monthly library program organized by Eau Claire’s Writer in Residence, Karen Loeb. Area poets included in the 2020 calendar will participate in a reading. Come to listen and enjoy a variety of poems loosely based on the theme “Going Places—Near and Far.”

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8:30pm Thu. Oct. 10

Divination Tools: Tarot, with Judy Meinen

Come Play! Bring Your Decks, or share with others as we delve into the practice of divination using Tarot and Oracle cards. You will Give and Receive readings, and Explore the Meanings of cards you find difficult. Prepaid registration preferred. Class Limit 24.

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

Cost: $35

Age: All Ages

6pm Thu. Oct. 10

Family Support Center Book Discussion "Picture Perfect"

In collaboration with area libraries, Family Support Center is offering Advocate-led book discussions for Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Picture Perfect includes themes of domestic violence.

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

Cost: FREE

6:45pm Thu. Oct. 10

Thursday Night: Open Jam

Join the Stone's Throw for local talent or take the stage yourself. Everyone is welcome.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-9pm Thu. Oct. 10

Amp Quiz Trivia at Monk's

Welcoming teams of any size. Prizes for the top three teams. Get a free answer online and visit the AMP Quiz Facebook page for a picture hint. Enjoy dinner/drinks with family and friends during the game.

Monk's Bar & Grill 3560 Oakwood Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-10pm Thu. Oct. 10

Open Mic & Musician Gathering

Open mic with quality sound & lights hosted by Jeff White. Free drink for all performers. Sign up at 6:15pm. Happy hour at 9:30pm with $2 rails & pints!

Mystic Bar 1 E Canal street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-9:30pm Thu. Oct. 10

Creepy Creatures Film Series: Wolfman

A man is attacked by a creature of folklore, and infected with a horrific disease his disciplined mind tells him can not possibly exist. Outdoors, weather permitting, otherwise, in the Holtby Auditorium. Lawn chairs and blankets encouraged. Themed costumes encouraged with prizes for best costumes. Popcorn and beverages will be available

Russell J. Rassbach Heritage Museum 1820 Wakanda St. NW, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Parents discretion

7-10pm Thu. Oct. 10

Pat McCurdy Live at The Plus

Pat McCurdy is a cabaret singer/songwriter from Milwaukee. His shows usually consist of just him and his guitar and include improvised interaction with the audience Advance ticket comes with a free domestic tap, rail mixed drink, or soft drink.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 advance, $10 door

7pm Thu. Oct. 10

Live Music: Ben Mulwana

Ben Mulwana is a Ugandan born and raised singer-songwriter hailing from Kenosha Wisconsin. Ben tells stories with his original music inspired by his culture, past and faith. Ben also puts on a twist on covers from his favorite artists like Need to Breathe, Jacob Banks, Hozier and so many others.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Thu. Oct. 10

Live Music: Jason Dea West

Solo Western Folk sensation is best known for his song writing with Intuitive Compass and Barefoot Surrender. He is an American troubadour to the very marrow, telling tales of times forgotten, times to come & roads traveled.

Zymurgy Brewing 624 Main Street. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

7:30-9pm Thu. Oct. 10

Dj Trivia at the Sandbar

General knowledge, family friendly trivia. Play as a team, or on your own. Prizes for the top 3 teams with points. Go to the website for the "Clue of the Day" and information on how to get bonus points for that day's game.

SandBar & Grill 17643 50th Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8:30-11pm Thu. Oct. 10

Vinyl Nights: Matt Mabis

Enjoy a selection of vinyls that will be spun throughout the night.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm-2am Thu. Oct. 10

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+

9-11pm Thu. Oct. 10

Live Western and Country

This golden band is back for your listening and dancing pleasure. Playing covers of Buck, Merle, Patsy, Wynette, and everything in-between. Drink specials, and special guests, this band brings Nashville to you.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Ongoing Events For 10/10/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Junior Chefs

Every Thursday until Oct. 17, 6:15-7:15pm; Every Thursday from Oct. 31 to Dec. 12, 6:15-7:15pm

Kids Make Music

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

Play & Learn

Every Tuesday, Thursday until Dec. 20, 9:30-11:30am; Every Tuesday, Thursday until Dec. 19, 9:30-11:30am

Events with Tickets