Events For 11/02/2019

6:30am-5pm Sat. Nov. 2

6th Annual Fall Back Blast Trail Run

A fun, yet challenging course with a healthy mix of single track and ski trail. Short, punchy climbs, roots, rocks and plenty of pine trees. Your distance choices include a 5K, 10K, 25K, and 50K. The race is limited to the first 300 registrants.

Eau Claire County Expo Center 5530 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: Registration information online

Age: All Ages

8am-4pm Sat. Nov. 2

5th Annual Give Vets a Smile Free Wellness Event

Veterans can receive free dental care at this event hosted by CVTC. They will also offer free COPD screenings, education from local respiratory therapists, nutrition screening, and diabetes education, assistive device assessments and recommendations, haircuts, flu shots, and chair massages.

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

Cost: FREE

8:30am-5:30pm Sat. Nov. 2

Walking in the Light (Conference by Never So Broken Women's Ministry)

We are a ministry which encourages women to seek wholeness in Christ.This events' featured topics: Walking in Thankfulness, Seeking His Word, A Light has Dawned, Walking in Purity, and Claiming our Worth.

The Lismore 333 Gibson Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $95 until July 31, $115 until September 30

Age: 18+

8:30am-2pm Sat. Nov. 2

Craft Corner: Unique Boutique

Craft & Bake Sale. Lefse, sweet rolls, and BBQ lunch available.

Grace Lutheran Church 202 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9am-6pm Sat. Nov. 2

3rd Annual Chippewa Valley 3 on 3 Hoops Tournament

A fun tournament to kick off the basketball season with some friends/teammates. $100 per team, 3 game guarantee.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $100 per Team

Age: Boys/girls 5th-9th grade

9am-2pm Sat. Nov. 2

New Auburn PTO 30th Annual Craft and Vendor Fair

30th Annual Craft and Vendor Fair. Over 50 Crafters and Vendors will fill the elementary gym, hallways and commons. Lunch Available all day.

New Auburn School 704 North East Street, New Auburn

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-3pm Sat. Nov. 2

Flynn Fall Market & Craft Sale

The Flynn Fall Market is a well loved craft sale. Shop a wide variety of merchandise. There will be free admission and awesome prize drawings. Hosted by the Flynn PTA for the funding of student events. Enter at door #3 at the back of the building.

Flynn Elementary School 1430 Lee St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-2pm Sat. Nov. 2

9th Annual Hillcrest PTO Craft & Vendor Show

45+ unique handmade vendors to peruse, a raffle, face painting, and a bake sale, this show has something for everyone. Shop and help support the school's students, staff, and families.

Hillcrest Elementary 1200 Miles Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: Suggested $1 donation

Age: All ages

9am-2pm Sat. Nov. 2

Saving Grace Lutheran Church Bazaar

Features a Silent Auction (all one-of-a-kind items) and Baked goods (Including their famous lefse). Also there are many craft booths with knitting, sewing, sport items, woods, holiday decor and Cherished Treasures. Homemade caramel rolls and lunch also available by Men of Saving Grace.

Saving Grace Lutheran Church 2124 EastRidge, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-3pm Sat. Nov. 2

Winter Farmers Market in the Greenhouse

Local farmers market fare in the greenhouse. Vendors will have meats, produce, baked goods, microgreens, jams, syrup, honey, and more.

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

10am-4pm Sat. Nov. 2

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-2pm Sat. Nov. 2

Baby Bonanza

Parents of babies and parents-to-be are invited to join us for Baby Bonanza. Attend presentations, participate in hands-on demonstrations, and learn about community resources.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Parents & Caregivers

10am-1pm Sat. Nov. 2

Weekend Brunch: Shane Leonard

A farm-focused weekend brunch (served 7am-1pm) with lively instrumental tunes from Leonard. The kitchen offers an array of midwestern and other brunch classics. From the bar pick from a variety of classic and original morning drink.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-2pm Sat. Nov. 2

Baby Bonanza for New Parents

Will feature baby storytime, hands-on demonstrations led by family-centered local organizations, and presentations on baby brain development and baby sign language.

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

Cost: FREE

10-11am Sat. Nov. 2

Winter Mini Garden Workshop

These miniature gardens will have a special twist just for the season! With a unique container, a few plants, festive décor, and a touch of elfin magic, you’ll have a wonderful new miniature garden to add to your winter decor.

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

Cost: Cost: Build your own; only pay for what you take home

10am-1pm Sat. Nov. 2

Learn to Knit Socks

Instructor Cindi Moist will lead intermediate to experienced knitters through a pair of magic loop socks. This is a 3-part class. Materials Not Included. Pre-Registration is required. Seats are limited.

Tangled Up in Hue 505 S. Barstow St., Suite B, Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: ages 15+

10am-6pm Sat. Nov. 2

Blue Boxer Arts Grand Re-Opening Celebration

Celebrate Blue Boxer's new location inside Tangled Up In Hue. 10% off all Blue Boxer Arts items. Yarn, beads, fiber, macrame and embroidery supplies and more. 20% off all class registrations. Giving away 3 gift baskets full of goodies.

Tangled Up in Hue 505 S. Barstow St., Suite B, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:35am Sat. Nov. 2

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. Nov. 2

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

10:30am Sat. Nov. 2

Giant Games Week

Try your hand at giant-sized family games, available on a drop-in basis all week.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am Sat. Nov. 2

Eau Claire Children's Theater: Pippi Longstocking

Pippi is outrageously unsupervised and proud of it. She has what she needs to get by and seems to get the best of everyone she meets, including the adults. It’s hard to imagine Pippi fitting in anywhere, unless you meet her, and then you can’t imagine life without her.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Admission Information Online

11-11:45am Sat. Nov. 2

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

11am-12:30pm Sat. Nov. 2

Core Connection After Baby

Join Stephanie Farrar, Ph.D., RYT 230 for this hands-on workshop that will include discussion of anatomical changes to the core muscles and soft tissue during and after pregnancy.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 for members; $20 for non-members

Age: 18+

11am-5pm Sat. Nov. 2

Single Malt Whiskey Release

A release party for this exceptionally smooth whiskey is produced in the way similar to how traditional Scotch is made, and features notes of vanilla and caramel.

River Bend Vineyard & Winery 10439 33rd Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Age: 21+

noon-9pm Sat. Nov. 2

Schlegelmich House Escape Room with Tactical Escape 101

Find clues, solve puzzles, and escape the spooky, historic room before the timer hits zero. Proceeds benefit Chippewa Valley Museum. Group size must be a minimum of 4 people. Advance bookings required.

Schlegelmilch House Museum 517 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

Cost: $35 per person

Age: 16+

1-4pm Sat. Nov. 2

Making Winter Medicines

Learn the basics of making syrups, infused vinegars, and tea blends. Make and take home Elderberry Syrup, Fire Cider, and Winter Wellness Teas valued at $35. Please bring 3 pt jars. Instructor: Monarda Thrasher

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

Cost: $35

1-11pm Sat. Nov. 2

Benefit for Tenley Walker

A benefit for Tenley Walker, suffering from medulloblastoma. Silent auction, raffles, entertainment, food, beer, kids events, and music. Painting class at 1pm, Brady Luke Band at 2-4pm, Bingo from 4-6pm, music from Brian Bethke from 4-6pm, DJ from 6-8pm, and Sage band from 8-11pm.

Augusta-Bridge Creek Fire Department 745 Industrial Dr, Augusta

1:30pm Sat. Nov. 2

Eau Claire Children's Theater: Pippi Longstocking

Pippi is outrageously unsupervised and proud of it. She has what she needs to get by and seems to get the best of everyone she meets, including the adults. It’s hard to imagine Pippi fitting in anywhere, unless you meet her, and then you can’t imagine life without her.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Admission Information Online

2pm Sat. Nov. 2

UWEC Film Series: "On the Basis of Sex"

When struggling attorney and new mother Ruth Bader Ginsbur takes on a groundbreaking tax case with her husband, attorney Martin Ginsburg, she knows it could change the direction of her career and the way the courts view gender discrimination.

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

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

Age: Rated PG

2-3:30pm Sat. Nov. 2

After Dark Quartet - Farewell Concert

After eighteen years of singing together in the Eau Claire area, the After Dark Quartet (barbershop quartet) will be performing a farewell concert. Refreshments will be provided.

Unity Christ Center 1808 Folsom St., Eau Claire

Cost: Free-will offering received

Age: All Ages

5-8pm Sat. Nov. 2

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

5-8pm Sat. Nov. 2

Opening of Big Color: Pop Up Art Show

A pop up contemporary art show, features big, colorful artwork by eight local artists with very unique styles. Hosted by Artisan Forge Studios and curated by local artists Dez Lezotte and Britlyn Neumann.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-6:30pm Sat. Nov. 2

108 Sun Salutations - Inaugural Class

Step into your highest self by completing 108 yoga sun salutations. The number 108 has long been a number of significance in India, the birthplace of yoga. Do 108 Sun Salutations to personal strength, collective support, and inner calm.

Inner Peace University 505 S. Dewey St., Suite 108, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

6:30-9pm Sat. Nov. 2

UWEC High School Honor Band

UWEC Bands and the Collegiate Chapter of the National Band Association are proud to present the finale concert of the 54th Annual High School Honor Band. This concert will feature over 300 talented High School student musicians from across the upper Midwest.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 GA, $0.50 student and youth, plus ticket and facility fees

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Nov. 2

UWEC Film Series: "On the Basis of Sex"

When struggling attorney and new mother Ruth Bader Ginsbur takes on a groundbreaking tax case with her husband, attorney Martin Ginsburg, she knows it could change the direction of her career and the way the courts view gender discrimination.

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

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

Age: Rated PG

7pm Sat. Nov. 2

Live Music: Songa

In Songa, you will hear the eclectic American influences of jazz, blues, Latino, folk and bluegrass, instrumentally woven together with acoustic guitars, ukulele, percussion, harmonica and prominent vocal harmonies.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Nov. 2

Halloween Part I & II

Stop out in your costume and get entered into a costume contest. Your photos will be uploaded online for voting. In person votes will be added to your online votes. Prizes will be given away the following weekend. (1st prize $300, 2nd prize $150 3rd prize $50.)

My Office Bar 408 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7-9pm Sat. Nov. 2

Live Music: Brooke Elizabeth

Singer-Songwriter Brooke Elizabeth returns to 200 Main for an evening of acoustic music. Brooke will share an eclectic mix of covers and originals.

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

Cost: FREE

7-10pm Sat. Nov. 2

Live Music: Joe Flip

Featured on FOX 9 News, Blues in Britain Magazine, and CNET with his hand-made oil can Hayburner Guitars. His new song, "Mess Around" charted #1 on the Roots Music Report Radio Charts. Nominated for "Acoustic Album of the Year"- Blues Blast Magazine.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

7:30-9:30pm Sat. Nov. 2

Screening: Neither Wolf Nor Dog

Adapted from the acclaimed novel Neither Wolf Nor Dog by Kent Nerburn, the film’s story follows a white author who gets sucked into the heart of contemporary Native American life in the sparse lands of the Dakotas by a 95-year-old Lakota elder and his side-kick.

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

Cost: Tickets: $12 adults, $10 seniors, $6 youth

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Sat. Nov. 2

The Ronald Raygun - Deep

For one night only Eau Claire band Ronald Raygun will perform Benjamin HInz's DEEP. Mesmerizing visuals crawling on the walls of the theater will accompany this piece creation a luscious sensory experience. Opener: Naalia, an Afro-Latina American R&B artist based out of Eau Claire.

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

Cost: $20 adult, $10 senior/student

7:30pm Sat. Nov. 2

Reefer Madness

Lust! Paranoia! Murder! All rolled into one... Set in All-American 1950s suburbia, Dr. Carroll, principal of the local high school, warns how one puff of pot can lead clean-cut teenagers down the road to insanity, death, and worse. Reefer Madness is a spoof of the 1936 cult classic film.

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

Cost: $5

8pm Sat. Nov. 2

Live Music: Contingency

Rock 'n roll covers from the 70s to today.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

8pm Sat. Nov. 2

Halloween Costume Party 2019

Get did up in your best costume and come join us for a night of music and food in the "haunted" brewery. 3 local artists grace Nonic's indoor brewery stage and help dance the night away. Featuring Lullaby Language, Westkorea, and Sniffle Party.

Brewery Nonic 621 4th St. W, Menomonie

8:30pm Sat. Nov. 2

Converge Radio Presents: The Phantom Broadcast Live

An experimental rock quintet based in Chicago. Indie and Post Rock with the influence of Folk, Jazz, Classical, and even Metal. The results yield dynamic instrumentation where creativity and emotion are paramount in the composition of each song.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 in advance, $10 at the door

Age: All Ages

8:30-11:30pm Sat. Nov. 2

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. He will be joined by good friend and incredible talent, Josh Gallagher, on the piano.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30pm Sat. Nov. 2

Live Music: The Thundermen

The Thundermen return to Sammys playing all of your favorite tunes from the 50s-70s. Dance the night away.

Sammy's Pizza 2812 London Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $2

Age: 21+

9pm-2am Sat. Nov. 2

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+

10pm Sat. Nov. 2

Cowboy Jack's After Dark

Dance the night away every Saturday night at Cowboy Jack's! Live DJ, dancing, karaoke, and happy hour all begin at 10pm.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Ongoing Events For 11/02/2019

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