Events For 11/07/2019

7:30am-noon Thu. Nov. 7

Bird Banding 101

This workshop is for those with little or no bird banding experience. Participants will learn how to safely capture and release birds; techniques to hold, band, and take measurements on birds in the hand; as well as the benefits of bird banding and bird identification. Register by October 30.

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Cty Rd. K, Fall Creek

Cost: Friends $50, Nonmembers $55

9-11:30am Thu. Nov. 7

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-4pm Thu. Nov. 7

Fall Book Sale

The Eau Claire School Library Friends will be holding a book sale. Hardcover and paperback books for children, teens and adults, as well as, textbooks, professional resources and educational materials will be for sale. Elementary paperbacks will be 10 for $1.

Eau Claire Area School District 500 Main St., Eau Claire

Age: All ages

9am-noon Thu. Nov. 7

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

10:30am Thu. Nov. 7

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-1pm Thu. Nov. 7

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

12:15-1:15pm Thu. Nov. 7

Raise Your Vibration - 4 Session Cass

The 4-module course explores various methods of raising your energy vibration so you will begin to attract people, feelings, and experiences

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

Cost: $60 non-members; $30 members

1-4pm Thu. Nov. 7

Art Class Painting Schaefer/Miles

Adults and teens welcome. Follow along as you paint your own idea from start to finish. Beginner to Advanced. Tips and Techniques. Creative Camaraderie. Tips and techniques -Acrylic, Oil Painting- Pastel, Charcoal, Pencil Drawing.

Schaefer Miles Studio at Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $40

Age: Teen and Adult

3:30-5pm Thu. Nov. 7

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

4-5pm Thu. Nov. 7

Menomonie Public Library: Teen Advisory Council

Join the MPL Teen Advisory Council. Help us choose books and media, help plan programs, be a voice. Council meetings are held the first Thursday of each month. For grades 6-12.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

4-7:30pm Thu. Nov. 7

All-You-Can-Eat Chicken Dinner

All you can eat Chicken Dinner the first Thursday of the month.

Westgate Sportsman Club 4909 Sportsman Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $13 Adults $11 Military, Senior and Student $6 kids 6-12 5 and under free

Age: All Ages

4:30-6:30pm Thu. Nov. 7

St. John's Lutheran Church Chicken & Biscuit Dinner and Live Auction

14th Annual Dinner and Auction. Dinner includes chicken & biscuit with roasted vegetables, coleslaw, dessert and beverage. All for a free will donation. Live auction starts at 6:15pm featuring pottery, gift cert. from local businesses, hand carved/painted items, paintings, quilts, jewelry.

St. John's Lutheran Church 1804 Highland Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: Free Will Donation for dinner

Age: All Ages

5-7:30pm Thu. Nov. 7

The Community Table's First Annual: Dessert Extravaganza Fundraiser

A night of sweet extravagance. Hosted by Miss Wisconsin to raise funds needed to serve 45,000 meals per year. Scrumptious samples. Bid on extravagant desserts created by local restauranteurs & artisanal bakers. Raffle. Cash bar for beer, wine & heavy hors d'oevres. Silent auction. Cake walk.

The Community Table 320 Putnam St., Eau Claire

Cost: $35 for hors d'oeuvres buffet

5-6pm Thu. Nov. 7

Spruce Up Your Porch Pot Workshop

Learn how to create unique containers for this Christmas season. Bring in your own containers, or purchase one at Down to Earth, and design your own porch pot during the class. Register online or by phone.

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

Cost: Pay for what you make

5-7pm Thu. Nov. 7

Artists Reception: UW-Stout SOAD Faculty Show

The work of 20+ UW-Stout School of Art & Design faculty will fill both spaces of the Furlong Gallery with a vast range of medias and disciplines. Refreshments served at this reception for the artists. Exhibition will hang from Nov. 4 - Dec. 14.

Furlong Gallery 178 Micheels Hall, UW-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Nov. 7

Video Game Olympics

The library will host gaming events each day from Monday, November 4 through Saturday, November 9 in celebration of International Games Week. On Thursday, drop in to show your gaming prowess. Or not.

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

Cost: FREE

6-8pm Thu. Nov. 7

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. Nov. 7

Whiskey Club

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.

The Red Mixer 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: 21+

6-7:30pm Thu. Nov. 7

DIY Bath Bombs and More

In this hands-on workshop, you'll learn how to make your own custom bath bombs and shower products using ingredients you can find at the co-op and get to take home your creations, recipes, and more.

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

Cost: $15

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Nov. 7

Harvest Wreath Workshop

From wild pampas to bunny tail grass - this harvest wreath will be a beautiful, minimalist addition to your home this fall. Choose from a variety of dried florals to give you wreath a pop of color. Light snacks + La Croix provided. Pre-registration is required.

Red's Mercantile 224 N Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: $40

6:30pm Thu. Nov. 7

Little Dancing Stars - Fitness Dance Classes

Get up and get moving building strong muscles and bones, enjoying music song and dance. While following direction taking turns yet building their confidence. The classes are structured for the dancers to gain many uses threw their years of school events and more.

Jean Marie's School of Dance 31 West Spring Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $36 each month

Age: Starting age 3 years and older

6:45pm Thu. Nov. 7

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. Nov. 7

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+

7-8pm Thu. Nov. 7

Chippewa Valley Toastmasters

Toastmasters is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills in a supportive environment. Guests are always welcome, membership available.

Mayo Health Clinic - Luther Hospital, Room 11103 1221 Whipple St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE for 1st time guests

Age: 16+

7-10pm Thu. Nov. 7

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+

7-9pm Thu. Nov. 7

Bartlett & Way: The Great American Songbook

With trumpet/flugelhorn and guitar/vocals, Todd Bartlett & Jerry Way explore the full spectrum of jazz standards. The much-loved melodies and lyrics are iconic, while the improvisational treatments are fresh and original. The duo approaches the repertoire with respect for tradition, coupled with a drive to innovate.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Thu. Nov. 7

Free Preview Screening of Michael Perry Special and Q&A

In the all-new Wisconsin Public Television special, Michael Perry: Where I Come From , the bestselling Wisconsin author, humorist and musician shares stories of growing up in rural Wisconsin, revealing how his family, friends and life experiences shaped the work he has pursued.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE, but tickets required

7-8:30pm Thu. Nov. 7

Reproductive Freedom: Protecting Women's Right to Choose

Chris Ott, ACLU-WI Exec. Director, will review legal and legislative front lines in reproductive freedom; Cheryl Theide, president of Options Fund, will explain financial aid for legal abortion services; and Sara Thielen, R.N. and representative at National Network of Abortion Funds, will explain medical issues impacting reproductive health. Q&A follows.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 16+

7-9pm Thu. Nov. 7

Disney's "The Little Mermaid" FCHS

Based on the wildly popular animated film, Disney's "The Little Mermaid" brings all of your favorite characters to life.

Fall Creek High School 336 E. Hoover Ave, Fall Creek

Cost: $7 Adult, $5 Student/Senior Citizen, $1 Children 5 and under

Age: All Ages

7-8:30pm Thu. Nov. 7

Dj Trivia at the Pourhouse

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.

Kat's Pourhouse W301 Menomonie St., Elk Mound

Cost: Free

Age: 21+

7-8:30pm Thu. Nov. 7

Dj Trivia at Dean & Sue's

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.

Dean & Sue’s Bar & Grill 2002 Midway Rd., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7:30-9pm Thu. Nov. 7

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+

7:30pm Thu. Nov. 7

Chippewa Valley Theater Guild: Duck Hunter Shoots Angel

The uproarious story of two bumbling Alabama brothers who have never shot a duck but think they have just shot an angel. Chased by tabloid journalist, the play hilariously interweaves a love story, a sibling rivalry, the media, and cultural stereotypes.

The Grand Theatre 102 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $25 GA, $12 youth/student

7:30pm Thu. Nov. 7

Blugold Marching Band in Concert

A UWEC Music and Theatre Arts performance.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 GA, $0.50 for youth and students

7:30pm Thu. Nov. 7

Stout Theatre: The Elephant Man

Inspired by life of John Merrick, a story of transcending humiliation with dignity and compassion.

Harvey Hall Theatre 3rd Street East, UW-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: $15 GA, $12 for ages twelve and under

Age: 13+

7:30-8:30pm Thu. Nov. 7

Yoga for Endurance Athletes

Challenging class with dynamic and static movement, designed for athletes to counteract the long-term effects of repeated movements and joint stress. Increase muscle length and build strength in all muscle groups.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 Drop-in, Class Packages and Memberships Available

Age: All Ages

8-10:30pm Thu. Nov. 7

Special LIVE Performance: Mike Lewis + JT Bates+ Jeremy Ylvisaker

Mike Lewis (sax) with JT Bates (drums) and Jeremy Ylvisaker (guitar) are no strangers to the Eau Claire music scene. All three are common contributors to the Oxbow Hotel LockInns and other Justin Vernon projects (Bon Iver, Big Red Machine, Come Through).

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30pm Thu. Nov. 7

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Ahmed Khalaf

Ahmed Khalaf is coming back to The Plus, this time to headline. Ahmed has featured at The Plus several times. He's a force and one of Clear Water Comedy's favorite young comics working today.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA | $3 with student ID

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

9pm-2am Thu. Nov. 7

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+

9pm Thu. Nov. 7

Karaoke at Cowboy Jack's

Sing the night away at Cowboy Jack's every Thursday from 9-midnight for Karaoke night.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Ongoing Events For 11/07/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Junior Chefs

Every Thursday until Oct. 17, 6:15-7:15pm; Every Thursday until 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