Events For 10/16/2019

6-6:45am Wed. Oct. 16

Alive By 715

Start the rest of your week off right with free, fun, fitness. All ages and all fitness levels welcome (and encouraged)! Finish your sweat early enough to hit the shower and grab a cup of coffee before the office.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30am-1pm Wed. Oct. 16

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

8:30-9:15am Wed. Oct. 16

My Baby and Me Class

This is an interactive class for babies and parents. Singing, dancing, craft project and more. Open Discussion at the end of class.

B’utiful Kids Learning Center 502 Bay St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5

Age: Ages 1 and under

9am Wed. Oct. 16

One Million Cups

An event for local entrepreneurs to meet and present their startups to the thriving peer network of founders in Eau Claire. The coffee is encouraged.

Chippewa Valley Technical College 620 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire

9:30-10:15am Wed. Oct. 16

Babies Make Music

Classes are filled with songs, musical activities, and instruments to stimulate your child's natural response to music. Families learn rhymes, songs, floor and lap games, and dance to build developmentally appropriate skills in a fun and engaging environment.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $59 per month

Age: Infants to walking

9:30-10:45am Wed. Oct. 16

3k Mini-Preschool

Join us for a mini Preschool experience for children entering 4K next year. Parents attend siblings welcome for $1.

B’utiful Kids Learning Center 502 Bay St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5

Age: 3 &4 yr olds

10-11:30am Wed. Oct. 16

Bloomer Playgroup

This parent & child playgroup offers fun & playful opportunities for families to connect through music & story time, crafts & healthy snacks.

Bloomer Public Library 1519 17th Ave., Bloomer

Cost: FREE

Age: 0-5 years

10-11am Wed. Oct. 16

Wednesday Morning Meditation Group

Group utilizes inspirational readings such as poetry and short essays followed by a time of silence. Participants may attend any session that works for them.

The Healing Place 2125 Heights Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Adults

10:30-11:15am Wed. Oct. 16

Toddlers Make Music

Classes are filled with songs, musical activities, and instruments to stimulate your child's natural response to music. Families learn rhymes, songs, floor and lap games, and dances to build developmentally appropriate skills in a fun and engaging environment.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $59 per month

Age: Ages 1 to 2

10:30-11:30am Wed. Oct. 16

College and Career Navigation Sessions

Chippewa Valley Technical College is sponsoring FREE 1-hour sessions to cover topics including but not limited to College Navigation (all colleges-not just CVTC) and Career Navigation. Please call to schedule an appointment. Appointments will be held at the Menomonie Public Library

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 16+

10:30-11am Wed. Oct. 16

Super Small Science: Thunderstorm Science

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments. This week, learn all about thunderstorms.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: Preschool age

11am-1pm Wed. Oct. 16

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

2pm Wed. Oct. 16

Wednesday Matinee: "We're No Angels"

As part of the Community Read of Virgil Wander, this movie is mentioned in the book. Movie showing of We're No Angels. Three Devil's Island escapees hide out in the house of a kindly merchant and repay his kindness by helping him and his family out of several crises

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

Cost: FREE

3-8pm Wed. Oct. 16

Dabble Box Makerspace Lab

Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather craft, make music, create art or play games, the Dabble Box makerspace has something for you. Self-guided exploration with staff on hand to answer questions.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-6pm Wed. Oct. 16

Chippewa Valley Free Clinic Open House

The Chippewa Valley Free Clinic is hosting an Open House to celebrate its new, permanent home and the achievements of the Helping Hands campaign. Enjoy live music by 3 of 7: The Cathy Reitz Trio, light refreshments, a ribbon cutting by the Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce, and tours of the Clinic.

Chippewa Valley Free Clinic 1030 Oakridge Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-5pm Wed. Oct. 16

Unraveled: Knit & Crochet Class

No experience is necessary, needle crafters of all skill levels welcome. Yarn, knitting needles and crochet hooks provided. Each week will cover a different topic.

Augusta Memorial Public Library 113 North Stone St, Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: 9+

5:30-6:45pm Wed. Oct. 16

Wednesday Evening Playgroup

Play 'N' Learn playgroups are a free, fun, interactive experience that children and parents or other caregivers can enjoy together. Evening playgroups are held the first and third Wednesday each month.

Family Resource Center for Eau Claire County 4800 Golf Rd., Suite 450, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 0-5

5:30-6:30pm Wed. Oct. 16

Fall Fitness

This class will start with a full body workout leading to the practice of asana (pose) and breathing exercises. Pre- Register online or at the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $20

Age: 15+

6-8pm Wed. Oct. 16

Knit Night

Knit Night, also known as Knit Club, is open to the public. Knit, crochet, embroider, bead, or bring any craft you like. Visit with like-minded folks, share and show off your project, bring snacks and get crafty. All are welcome. No purchase necessary.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Wed. Oct. 16

Wine and Bingo Night

Drinks, prizes and fun. A night of booze and bingo.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6-7:30pm Wed. Oct. 16

Self Publishing from A to Z

Have you been creating your own world or preserving your thoughts for the future? If you’ve thought about publishing your work and want to know what options you have, come learn the ins and outs of the publishing process.

Centennial Hall, Room 1204 1698 Park Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $99 early registration, $119 standard

6-8pm Wed. Oct. 16

New Belgium Tasting Event

Join the The Growler Guys with New Belgium for a tasting event. Meet their brewery rep Kelli, learn about their brews, get a $1 discount on any New Belgium pint you buy, and get entries into swag drawings every half hour.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6-8pm Wed. Oct. 16

Infused Oils and Salve Making

Learn how to create healing salves with herbal oils for pain, wounds and other skin ailments using common herbs and local wild weeds. Join Master Herbalist Kerri Kiernan to learn how to concoct herbal remedies that can be used on the skin. Registration is due by October 11.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Cost: Friends $25 Nonmembers $30

6-7:30pm Wed. Oct. 16

Riverside Machine and Engineering Career Exploring

Exploring is partnering with Riverside Machine & Engineering to offer students hands-on career experiences in the field of machines and engineering. Participants will get a behind the scene look at the process of manufacturing their very own yo-yo.

Riverside Machine and Engineering 2445 Alpine Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $34 for all sessions

Age: Ages 12-18

6-8pm Wed. Oct. 16

Evening Open Skate

Every Wednesday and Sunday this Fall/Winter. No skate on 11/27, 12/25, 1/1, 1/22. Youth Skate Rental is free.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass (1 Punch)

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Wed. Oct. 16

Paddle On - Community Forum

Discuss the Eau Claire River and the opportunities and challenges it presents with community members, water recreationalists, and city leaders from Eau Claire and Altoona. How can we make the most of this resource?

Visit Eau Claire Experience Center (Inside the Pablo Center) 128 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7:30pm Wed. Oct. 16

DIY Journal & Writing Prompts

Journaling is a great way to express your creativity, organize your thoughts, and even remember more of your dreams! In this class, you'll create a personalized journal with a variety of supplies and fill it with writing prompts and inspirations that will set you up for creative success.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main Street East, Menomonie

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

6pm Wed. Oct. 16

Bottles and Brushes

Lift a glass, lift a brush, and join Pablo Center for an evening of art and fun. A skilled and supportive instructors will help you create your very own masterpiece. Materials, guidance, and beverages provided. All levels welcome.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

Age: 21+

6:15-8:30pm Wed. Oct. 16

Evening Rink Rat Hockey

Open hockey time for youth players by age. Must have full equipment. Ages 15 and older are not permitted to skate in Rink Rats! Mite/Squirt (ages 7-10): 6:15pm-7:15pm. Pewee/Bantam (ages 11-14): 7:30pm-8:30pm

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass (1 Punch)

Age: Ages 7-10, Ages 11-14

6:30-8:30pm Wed. Oct. 16

Amp Quiz Trivia at Back 40 Dining & Cocktails

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.

Back 40 Dining & Cocktails 19037 State Hwy 40, Bloomer

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6:30-7pm Wed. Oct. 16

House Concerts at the Ager Museum

The Ager Museum hosts house concerts every 3rd Wednesday.  July 17th: Holzman Nyckelharpa Duo Aug 21st: Perdenosi Quartet plays Glazunov Sept 18th: Rob Kutcha plays Ole Bull Oct 16th: Bruce Sorenson + Robin Fossum + Mari Carlson

Ager House 514 W. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA, FREE for students

6:30-9pm Wed. Oct. 16

The Public-Screening and Community Discussion

A community discussion will follow on the impact of homelessness in Dunn County and what one can do to help. Discussion Lead by Heidi Hooten, Stepping Stones Shelter Coordinator and Ted Stark, Executive Director of the Menomonie Public Library

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

7pm Wed. Oct. 16

Poker Night at Big T's

4 weeks to qualify then BIG tournament with lots of extra prizes & cash to be won. One free beverage weekly for all players. Test your skills.

Big T's 2007 3rd St, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 buy in; 12 week format

7-9pm Wed. Oct. 16

Amp Quiz Trivia at Wayside Bar and Grill

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.

Wayside Bar & Grill 18091 County Highway X, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-9pm Wed. Oct. 16

Amp Quiz Trivia at Ray's Place

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.

Ray’s Place 838 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-9pm Wed. Oct. 16

Dj Trivia at the Sheeley House

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.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-10pm Wed. Oct. 16

Open Mic Night

Grab your guitar, drums, bass, fiddle, harmonica, poem or best jokes and join us for an Open Mic Night hosted by Jake & Dani from Rock Creek Song Dogs. All performers welcome to join. Average performance is 2-4 songs or about 15-20 minutes.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Wed. Oct. 16

Chippewa Valley Book Festival: Girl Rising: Changing the World One Girl at a Time

Stone will explore how educating girls is the single most powerful tool we have to make our world a safer, healthier, more functional place. She will unpack the major obstacles to education, including where and why they happen and how we can easily be activists. Q&A invited.

Centennial Hall, UWEC 1698 Park Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7-9pm Wed. Oct. 16

Spooky Lil' Shorts

Welcome to a night of film and artistry. Celebrate some scary short films just in time for the Halloween season. Creepy clips and vampy vids comin' at ya. Jump scares, sleepless nights, and plenty of halloween vibes. Light snacks and drinks provided.

Odd Humyns 209 N Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

7pm Wed. Oct. 16

Quiz Night

Zymurgy Quiz night is back and better than ever. Groups of 2 - 6 compete to win Zymurgy prizes. Winning team battle royale at the end - grand championship team wins extra special prizes including a $75 bar tab, Zymurgy goodies and a lot of other goodies from local establishments.

Zymurgy Brewing 624 Main Street. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-8pm Wed. Oct. 16

Hatha Yoga w/Cheyenne Hei

An alignment-oriented class offering postures and stretches in combination with the breath to promote flexibility, strength, and calmness. Suitable for all levels.

Tuning Tree 515 South Barstow, Suite 117, Eau Claire

Cost: $15/single class, $120/10 class package

7:30pm Wed. Oct. 16

Ethel with Robert Mirabal

Known as one of America’s most adventurous string quartets, Ethel has released six feature recordings (one of them nominated for a Native American Music Award), won a Grammy Award with jazz legend Kurt Elling, and performed in 14 countries and 45 states.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

7:30pm Wed. Oct. 16

UWEC Forum Series: William Deresiewicz: A Critique of Higher Education

Award-winning essayist and critic William Deresiewicz is a best-selling author and highly sought college speaker. His most current publication, a book titled Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life is a New York Times best-seller.

UWEC Schofield Auditorium 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $8 GA, $6 uwec faculty/staff/senior, $4 youth/students

8-9:30pm Wed. Oct. 16

Horror Movie Trivia Night

How much do you know about horror films? Tonight's trivia is about all of them: indie, studio, old, new, gorey, spooky, creepy, and crawly. Put a team together and show off what you know. Maximum 6 players on a team. Prizes for our winning teams.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:45-10:15pm Wed. Oct. 16

Adult Open Broomball

Drop-in coed program for the adult players (18+). Players divide into teams for pick-up games. Must have own helmet. Sticks and balls provided.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4/person or City Pass (1 Punch)

Age: 18+

9pm Wed. Oct. 16

Bennyoke

Come to Bennyoke every Wednesday and Sunday and sing your favorite karaoke songs.

Scooter's 411 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 10/16/2019

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