Events For 11/08/2019

9-11:30am Fri. Nov. 8

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 Fri. Nov. 8

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

10:30am Fri. Nov. 8

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

11-11:30am Fri. Nov. 8

Growing Readers Storytime

Features books, songs, movement, and interactive learning activities that build pre-reading skills in your child, followed by an optional activity/play period. Children may attend independently or with their caregivers.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-6

11am-1pm Fri. Nov. 8

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

11am-noon Fri. Nov. 8

Yoga for Active Seniors

A practice emphasizing movements to increase mobility and well-being as we age. Appropriate for all ages, this is also a great beginner's class to learn alignment basics and modifications. Emphasizing mobility of joints and range of motion to enhance daily living.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 per Participant

Age: Seniors & Beginners of All Ages

11am-5pm Fri. Nov. 8

Fiber Trunk Show and Spinning Demos

Lisa Murray will bring her one of a kind fiber creations and wearable art to our shop. Watch yarn spinning demonstrations as she creates the most beautiful art yarn.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-9pm Fri. Nov. 8

3rd Annual Eau Claire World Film Festival

Bringing more of the best documentaries, feature films, shorts & animated films from around the world. Schedule on their website.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 for friday, $15 for saturday, or $25 for both days

2-2:45pm Fri. Nov. 8

FREE Senior Fitness Classes

Building Balance, Strength & Flexibility to prevent falls and regain independence. Plus, meet other local seniors. All abilities welcome.

Milestone Senior Living 5510 & 5512 Renee Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 55+

4-7pm Fri. Nov. 8

St Olaf Church Men's Club All You Can Eat Fish Fry

St Olaf Church Men's Club presents their famous "All You Can Eat Fish Fry". The menu features two flavors of batter-fried fish, plus baked fish, baked potato, French fries, vegetables, coleslaw and salad bar, plus beverage. Carry-outs are available.

St Olaf Catholic Church Parish Center 2407 North Lane, Eau Claire

Cost: $12 adults, $11 seniors, $4 ages 5-12, FREE for 4 and under

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Fri. Nov. 8

Friday Family Nights

Open to all families, kids and their friends every Friday night. Featuring Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer, Inflatables, Movies, Free Popcorn, and Special Entertainment.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Member $3 | Community $5

5-10pm Fri. Nov. 8

Knights of Columbus Progressive Bingo

Knights of Columbus 974 Progressive Bingo starting at 7pm, doors open at 5pm food and refreshments are available.

Knights of Columbus 236 Pumphouse Road, Chippewa Falls

5-7:30pm Fri. Nov. 8

Advanced Yarn Spinning Workshop

Learn from experienced spinner, Lisa Murray. Participants will be taught the following techniques: Slubs, spinning locks, tail spin, unicorn horns and add-ins . Student knowledge base is intermediate - must be able to spin a thick and thin single (need not be balanced) and to be able to ply.

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

Cost: $50

Age: ages 15+

6-8pm Fri. Nov. 8

Monthly Pagan Circle - Calen Sidhevair of Westernesste

You are invited to the Nesste gathering of Calen Sidhevair. Discuss some basic components of ritual and create a circle for a Water Sharing, an affirmation of our connectedness with each other, the Earth, and the celebration of Life.

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

Cost: Good Will Donation

Age: 18+

6-8:30pm Fri. Nov. 8

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse Third Annual Wine Expo

Doors open 6 PM, VIP hour starting at 5 PM. Treat yourself and taste over 30 hand-selected wine varietals, to include old favorites and new selections exclusive to Johnny's Wine Room. Enjoy unlimited tasting from wine experts & delicious hors d' oeuvres from Johnny's Executive Chef.

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $35-45

Age: 21+

6-10pm Fri. Nov. 8

Beer vs Wine Dinner

Beer or wine? You get to decide at this unique dinner event. Hinterland Brewery and Hess Winery will go head to head with sample rounds. Learn, taste, and rate the samples, then enjoy a 4-course dinner featuring local filet mignon beef. Menu available online.

Lake Wissota Bar & Grill + Golf Course 16108 97th Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $77.50

Age: 21+

6-8pm Fri. Nov. 8

International Games Week - Adult Game Night (21+ Event)

The library will host gaming events each day from Monday, November 4 through Saturday, November 9 in celebration of International Games Week. On Friday, enjoy party games with librarians at The Brewing Projekt! Registration is required.

The Brewing Projekt 1807 N Oxford Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6:30-8pm Fri. Nov. 8

Flick & Float

YMCA supplies the flick, you bring the float. Gather in the small pool to watch fantastic family movies. Community members are welcome after 6:00 PM (photo ID required).

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6:30-8pm Fri. Nov. 8

Born with a Tarnished Spoon - Book Launch

Book Launch for the new 1930's historical fiction novel set in Eau Claire, by Patricia A. Hawkenson. Reception with a short author reading and book signing opportunity. Artisan Forge Gallery and Skill Shot Coffee will be open during the event. Sample treats by Sweet Driver Chocolates and Skill Shot.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. Nov. 8

Tunes at the Tasting Lounge

Every Friday you can enjoy locally produced wines and spirits while listening to an array of local musicians. Check out Infinity Beverages' Facebook page or website before swinging down for updates and musician details.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Age: 21+

7-11pm Fri. Nov. 8

6th Annual Gatsby's Gala

A ballroom dance party that will whisk you back to the roaring '20s. Complete with raucous big bands, fancy ballroom decor, and vintage black-tie attire. New this year: gaming tables and piano/cabaret lounge. Featuring a rare performance from the Grammy-winning UWEC Jazz program.

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

Cost: $45 GA, $20 students

7pm Fri. Nov. 8

Live Music: D.B. Rouse

A migrant musician, D.B. and his guitar, Meal-Ticket, have worked as a lounge singer on a cruise ship, a singing ranch hand near Austin, TX, and as a hobo musician for the Grand Canyon Railway, all the while writing and refining his original songs and performances.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Nov. 8

Memorial High School Theater: Shrek the Musical

Based on the hit 2001 animated film, Shrek the musical is the story of a hulking green ogre with a sour attitude on a quest to get his home back by rescuing a princess.

Memorial High School 2225 Keith St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA, FREE for ECASD students

7-9pm Fri. Nov. 8

Live Music: Aaron Kaplan

Singer - Songwriter Aaron Kaplan makes his debut appearance at Caffe Tempo this November evening.

Caffe Tempo 2530 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Fri. Nov. 8

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

7-9pm Fri. Nov. 8

Live Music: Jim Phillips

Jim Phillips performs an eclectic mix of current and classical material that spans 5 decades; a mix of folk rock, classic rock, alternative pop, blues, and originals.

Acoustic Cafe - Menomonie 102 Main St., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

7:30pm Fri. Nov. 8

Laverne and Lucy

Laverne and Lucy will bring their side-splitting comedy, lively music and laugh-out-loud improvisation to Chippewa Falls. Their engaging concert is a mix of fun-time rock and roll, bluegrass, novelties and more.

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

Cost: $18 adults, $17 seniors, $9 youth

7:30pm Fri. Nov. 8

Pushing Chain

The duo, which has been performing together in various manifestations since 1997, plays Folky-Tonk music featuring Boyd on guitar and vocals and Adam on the fiddle and vocals. Strong songwriting, tight harmonies, and a gonzo approach have been winning fans.

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

Cost: $20 GA, $18 students & seniors

7:30pm Fri. Nov. 8

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 Fri. Nov. 8

Singing Statesmen Concert

Playful in their demeanor, serious in their art — the Singing Statesmen never fail to entertain an audience. This group is not only exceptionally talented, but a brotherhood as well, sharing this motto: “Once a Statesman, always a Statesman.”

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: $2 for student/faculty, $5 for senior citizens/youth, $7 for general public. $1 processing fee charged per ticket.

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Nov. 8

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+

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Nov. 8

Menomonie High School presents "Badger"

In 1944, at the height of WWII, five women form an unlikely bond working together at Badger Ordnance Works near Baraboo. They represent more than 5 million women who overcame disadvantages and hardships to help their nation win a crucial war as part of the "Greatest Generation".

Menomonie High School 1715 5th St. W., Menomonie

Cost: $5 GA, $3 Seniors and Students to Grade 12

Age: Not suitable for small children

8-11pm Fri. Nov. 8

Music by JFT 'Lite' in the Patio

JFT 'Lite' really involves the audience. The band’s full playlists are distributed to the audience who then select the songs that are performed for that night. Late night happy hours kicks in at 10pm, $2 domestics and rails with 1/2 off on select appetizers and flatbreads.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Fri. Nov. 8

Live Music: Another August

Menomonie-based singer songwriter couple write and play a tasteful mixture of acoustic folk and indie music written from life experiences and fragments of poetry.

Zymurgy Brewing 624 Main Street. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8pm Fri. Nov. 8

Mary Mack Live at The Plus

Folk Humorist Mary Mack performs her sometimes-musical comedy at festivals, colleges, clubs, casinos and anywhere you can find a llama or a buffet line. She has acted in cartoons, weird student films, and commercials that urge you to buy food for your hamster.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 adv, $15 door

8pm Fri. Nov. 8

V I A with special guests ERIS + Revolution-X + TBA

VIA is a Heavy Metal / Dirty Rock N Roll 4 Piece based out of Minneapolis/Saint Paul, Minnesota. Known for their Rock and Metal crossover sound. Heavy Riffs mixed with clean vox and thick screams. Doors at 8pm. Show at 9:30pm

Every Buddy's Bar 19 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $8adv, $10door

8pm Fri. Nov. 8

Live Music: The Unlikely Event

Manifest presents: The Unlikley Event. Mostly-instrumental rock with a slight emphasis on improvisation. Chris Andresen on Bass, Phil Dedman on Drums & Percussion, and Eric C. Thompson on Guitar & Vocals.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 suggested free will offering

Age: 21+

8:30-11:30pm Fri. Nov. 8

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

9pm-2am Fri. Nov. 8

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 Fri. Nov. 8

Adrian Klenz CD Release Show

Adrian Klenz has been performing in the Chippewa Valley for nearly 25 years. He was the singer for The Kingsnakes, sang in Duncan Ninja, sang in Dead Dogs, The Walk/Klenz Sextet, and the CVJO. This is the release of his first solo album. Jim Pullman and The Procrastinators are opening.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

11pm-2am Fri. Nov. 8

Official Eau Claire Jazz Inc. Gatsby Gala After Party

The Lakely is hosting the official UWEC Jazz Studies Gatsby's Gala 2019 After Party. Get your glad-rags on and come for happy hour drinks specials, live jazz on stage until 11:30pm from the Jeremy Boettcher Trio, followed by a playlist of music to keep the Gatsby groove going.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 11/08/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc