Events For 11/16/2019

8am-8pm Sat. Nov. 16

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training (4 Month Program)

In this training, we dive into yoga philosophy, teaching methodology, anatomy & physiology, practice teaching, effective hands-on assists, cueing to the physical and spiritual level to deepen the students' experience, and ethics surrounding yoga and truthfulness. This is a vinyasa based teacher training that empowers trainees to find their own voice while upholding respected yogic traditions.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $2,800 (paid in full)

8am-1pm Sat. Nov. 16

Lefse Fest

Explore the Norwegian culture and enjoy a fun day of Lefse making and eating. Silent auction and raffle. Help support the L.E. Phillips Senior Center in their Fit for the Future campaign to expand the senior center and meet the growing needs of the aging population.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 adults $5 kids 6-17 and 5 and under FREE

Age: All Ages

8-9am Sat. Nov. 16

Yoga Vinyasa for All Levels

Vinyasa Yoga means to arrange something in a special way. Each lesson weaves yoga poses with mindful breathing to leave you feeling rejuvenated and relaxed to take on whatever the world presents. These classes are meant for small groups, with a cap of 6 yogis attending.

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

Cost: $10; Free with Membership

9am-2pm Sat. Nov. 16

Mallternative Craft and Vendor Fair

Hosted by the Montessori Charter School Parent Group. Alternative to the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping. A relaxing atmosphere to shop from area vendors and local artisans. Each vendor donates products or services to raffle baskets. Raffle ends at 1pm.

Chippewa Valley Montessori‎ 400 Cameron St., Eau Claire

Cost: Entrance is Free

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Sat. Nov. 16

Junkin' All the Way

Regional holiday event for antiquers, junkers and flea market lovers. Wander through the splendor of a holiday greenhouse and peruse the vintage treasures that vendors have brought.

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

9am-9pm Sat. Nov. 16

Student Appreciation Day at The Local Store

Visit our hip & historic downtown store and gallery for great holiday gifts for friends, parents, siblings, roommates, or yourself!ALL DAY FOR STUDENTS ONLY:20% OFF EVERYTHING: Save big on hundreds of gift ideas, with student IDFREE FOOD:…

The Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

9am-noon Sat. Nov. 16

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

9am-noon Sat. Nov. 16

Food Pantry Bake Sale

Come satisfy your sweet tooth and give to those who need a little extra help. All proceeds will be split between the Cornell and Lake Holcombe Food Pantries. We will be accepting baked goods donations through 11/15 and Cash and non-perishables the day of.

Humble Beginnings Auto 27703 State Hwy 64, Cornell

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-1pm Sat. Nov. 16

Menomonie Farmer's Market - Winter Market

Local producers only farmer's market featuring Menomonie area farmers, bakeries, food producers and artists. Free parking.

Raw Deal 603 S. Broadway St., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:15-9:45am Sat. Nov. 16

Meditation Free Group Session

There are so many incredible physical and mental health benefits of meditation. If you are new to meditation and want to get some pointers, or if you are a seasoned “professional” and want to bask in the glow of other like-minded creatures, come to this always free session.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-3pm Sat. Nov. 16

Veterans Day Craft and Vendor Event

Craft and Vendor event with the proceeds being donated to Klein Hall, Chippewa Falls ( A part of the Veterans Housing and Recovery Program) in honor of all of the men and women who have served and sacrificed for our country.

Frog Hop 23027 County Highway X, Cadott

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am Sat. Nov. 16

Winter Porch Pot Classes

Adorn your front porch with a fresh evergreen winter porch pot.

May’s Floral Garden 3424 Jeffers Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

10am-noon Sat. Nov. 16

Family Literacy Event

Families will enjoy theme based stories, crafts and a snack as well as tips and tricks for successful parenting and growing literacy skills. Children will be able to pick a free book to take home each month.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Family

10am-2pm Sat. Nov. 16

Ted Semling Pottery Pop.Up Shop

If you’ve ever cozied up at the Joynt, chances are Ted’s been your bartender a time or two. Learn more about Ted’s artistic process + peruse his wares.

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

10-11:30am Sat. Nov. 16

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

10am-2pm Sat. Nov. 16

Annual Bazaar

Featuring crafts, bakery items, and treasures for adults and children. Soup & salad luncheon from 11am-1pm.

Plymouth United Church of Christ 2010 Moholt Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to attend

10-11am Sat. Nov. 16

Art that Heals

Each time the class meets, participants will incorporate a different methodology to explore self awareness, including: mandalas, abstract expressionism, ancient symbols, and short story writing.

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

Cost: $10; or free with membership

10am-1pm Sat. Nov. 16

Weekend Brunch: Nick Seeger

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

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-6pm Sat. Nov. 16

Pop Up Shop Cross Border Wear

Cross Border Wear's Pop Up Shop is a local, non-profit business that makes children's clothing. Each purchase helps disadvantaged children and gives jobs to women in Vietnam. Gear up on holiday shopping.

Mood Boutique 230 Main Street East, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-6pm Sat. Nov. 16

Audrey’s Boudoir Fall Pop-Up Sale

Audrey’s Boudoir is kicking off the Holiday Pop-Up Shopping Season. Stop down to check out all of the amazing Fall and Holiday new and gently used accessories available for purchase.

305 Main Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:35am Sat. Nov. 16

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

10:15am-1:15pm Sat. Nov. 16

What’s It Worth? Antique & Collectible Appraisal Event

Want to know what your treasured item is worth? Find out from guest appraiser Mark Moran. Appraisals are by reservation only. Registration begins October 1. Call 715-839-4834 to schedule your 4-minute appointment. Please provide a description of your appraisal item.

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

Cost: FERE

10:30-11am Sat. Nov. 16

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

11-11:45am Sat. Nov. 16

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-1:30pm Sat. Nov. 16

Saturday Morning Acoustic Series - Adam Bluhm

Singer - Songwriter Adam Bluhm makes his debut at Caffe Tempo's Saturday Morning Acoustic Series.

Caffe Tempo 2530 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-noon Sat. Nov. 16

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+

11am-1pm Sat. Nov. 16

Give Thanks Sign

Palettes, paint and stencils will be provided to create a “Give Thanks” sign. Registration is required.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

11am-noon Sat. Nov. 16

Am I Doing This Right? Sun Salutations WORKSHOP

If you like to "flow" chances are you will do 1,000s of Sun As in your Yoga lifetime. Learn how to get the most out of them.

The Yoga Room - Eau Claire's Yoga Studio 2839 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

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

Age: 18+

11am-2pm Sat. Nov. 16

Chili Cook Off

All are welcome to Cook or Taste! Tasting is from 11am-2:30pm. Awards will be at 2:30pm - 1st place gets a $100 Gift Card, 2nd a $50 Gift Card, and 3rd a $25 Gift Card.

Chippewa Falls Harley-Davidson 2452 Hallie Rd, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 donation to sample

11:30am-4:30pm Sat. Nov. 16

19th Annual Machines Behaving Badly: Robot Combat Event

24 middle school kids each building a 3 pound combat robot. What could possibly go wrong? Come see parts fly within the confines of a safe arena. Technology education at its funnest and finest. The official motto of Machines Behaving Badly: "Oh my, that could have gone better"!"

Chippewa Falls Middle School 750 Tropicana Blvd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-3pm Sat. Nov. 16

Free Thanksgiving meal

Free complete Thanksgiving meal. Plus bake sale sponsored by Fairchild Church of Hope.

Fairchild Rod and Gun club 300 Pond Road, Fairchild

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Sat. Nov. 16

Pictures with Santa

Taking photos with Santa is the perfect way to create lasting memories for the holidays. Skip the line and make reservations online. Packages are prices $35-45 for professional videos, photos, and digital downloads.

Santa's Workshop at Oakwood Mall 4800 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Pricing packages online

1pm Sat. Nov. 16

Winter Porch Pot Classes

Adorn your front porch with a fresh evergreen winter porch pot.

May’s Floral Garden 3424 Jeffers Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

1:30pm Sat. Nov. 16

Eau Claire Children's Theater: Elf the Musical

Embrace you inner elf with this modern holiday classic! Buddy is an elf at the North Pole, or so he thinks. When his enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth, he embarks on a journey to New York City, determined to discover his true identity.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $24 for adults, $20 for seniors, $14 for students 13 and up w/ID, and $10 for youth 12 and under.

2pm Sat. Nov. 16

UWEC Film Series: "Green Book"

A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South.

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

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

Age: Rated PG

5-7pm Sat. Nov. 16

Virtues of Africa

Join UWEC’s African Student Association as they showcase their cultures and share pieces of home with the Eau Claire community.

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center 77 Roosevelt Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 Kids (12 and under), $10 (Students), $15 (Community)

Age: All Ages

5-7pm Sat. Nov. 16

BaredFeet, Co. 2nd Annual Extravaganza

Enjoy music by Greg Gilbertson, a performance by the BaredFeet Dance Company, local art silent auction, programming, food and dancing. Help raise funds to provide more quality, free programming for folks in basic wellness and art education!

Anandaworks Wellness Education Center 320 Putnam St #123, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-9:30pm Sat. Nov. 16

Film Screening: The Lumber Baron

Fundraiser screening of a movie filmed here in the Chippewa Valley to benefit the Rassbach Museum. Event includes a pre-screening social hour featuring a lumberjack exhibit and local craft beer by Brewery Nønic, film screening and 'talk back' session with members of the production crew.

Rassbach Museum 1820 Wakanda Street, Menomonie

Cost: $10 donation suggested

Age: Age 17 and up

6-7:30pm Sat. Nov. 16

Planning for College

Financial advisors Sara Cramer and Mike Kauls will share tips to make college more affordable.

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

6-8:30pm Sat. Nov. 16

Songa CD Release Show

Catch Mario and Sherry playing original acoustic tunes off their new cd, "Dreams Are in the Making," recorded this year in Nashville. Country, blues, folk and bluegrass.

Chippewa River Distillery & Brewster Bros. Brewing Co. 402 W River St, Chippewa Falls

7pm Sat. Nov. 16

UWEC Film Series: "Green Book"

A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South.

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. 16

Live Music: Noah John & Melissa Fernandez

Noah John has been on stage since 14 years of age singing, playing banjo and guitar. Melissa Fernandez plays Bass and sings lead and some harmony vocals, The Most Beautiful member, Melissa come straight from Venezuela and brings a totally different twist to the Band.

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

Cost: FREE

7-10pm Sat. Nov. 16

Live Music: Sean Jordan

Sean Jordan is an acoustic/electric guitar player and singer-songwriter from Black River Falls, WI. He performs a wide variety of covers ranging from John Mayer, Stevie Ray, John Prine, and Bob Seger, to acoustic takes on pop tunes. Expect to hear a mix of pop, blues and folk.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

7-8:30pm Sat. Nov. 16

Jazz In The Great Hall

Join the student musicians of the Blue Devil Jazz Orchestra along with the Troppo Big Band from Chippewa Falls. Both groups will present an evening of music in a variety of jazz styles to appeal to listeners of jazz from every era.

UW-Stout Memorial Student Center 221 10th Avenue E., Menomonie

Cost: $5

7-9pm Sat. Nov. 16

Chi-Hi Thespians present "An Evening of One-Acts"

Three, 30-minute plays including a series of disastrous blind dates, a comedic guide to staying alive during a zombie apocalypse, and a culmination of everything that could possibly go wrong during an exam. Featuring the high school improv comedy group between plays.

Chippewa Falls HS Auditorium 735 Terrill St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 for adults and $3 for students

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Nov. 16

Eau Claire Children's Theater: Elf the Musical

Embrace you inner elf with this modern holiday classic! Buddy is an elf at the North Pole, or so he thinks. When his enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth, he embarks on a journey to New York City, determined to discover his true identity.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $24 for adults, $20 for seniors, $14 for students 13 and up w/ID, and $10 for youth 12 and under.

7:30pm Sat. Nov. 16

Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra: Saturday Evening with Mozart and Holst

The Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra's second concert of the season presents an evening of Mozart and Holst; including the prized Piano Concerto No. 27 in B flat, Holst's Lyric for Viola and Orchestra, and the famed Symphony No. 29 in A majorby Mozart.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $29 adult, $5 for youth under 21

7:30pm Sat. Nov. 16

Boogie Woogie Kid

Matthew Ball aka The Boogie Woogie Kid is the attorney turned musician that became a YouTube Sensation of 4 million views. He performs a family-friendly program of New Orleans Boogie-Blues-Swing and Song favorites from the 20s 30s and 40s.

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

Cost: $18 GA, $16 students & seniors

7:30pm Sat. Nov. 16

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

7:30-9pm Sat. Nov. 16

The Menomonie Singers In Concert

The Menomonie Singers kicks off its 30th Anniversary year with a "Pearl" concert. Choral Music by Bach, Lauridson, Delgado, Durufle, Von Bingen, Jeffers, Schroetter, and more! Conductor: Amy Vogt, Piano Accompanist: Dan Wanamaker.

First Presbyterian Church 130 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Suggested donation $10

7:30pm Sat. Nov. 16

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+

8-9pm Sat. Nov. 16

Hobbs Observatory Astronomical Series

Programs on various astronomical related topics are presented by members of the Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society. Programs run 45-60 minutes in length. Check the CVAS website for this week's topic and target audience. Observing follows programs if skies are clear.

Hobbs Observatory S1 County Hwy K, Fall Creek

Cost: Free, donations accepted.

8-11pm Sat. Nov. 16

We Are The Willows 10th Anniversary Show

An orchestral indie rock band based out of South Minneapolis. We Are The Willows craft dynamic, intimate songs with instruments and voices combining to create energetic rhythms and intricate melodies. Their heartfelt arrangements evoke shared nostalgic feelings of love and loss.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

8pm Sat. Nov. 16

Live Music: The Cragars

The Cragars are a party band ready to rock. From oldies to newbies, they play a healthy mix of Rock N Roll music mixed with some country, hip hop, and original music.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

8pm Sat. Nov. 16

Live Music: Last Open Road

LOR is a 4-piece band playing rock/blues music from the 60's forward. Together for a decade, expect a tight sound of unique tunes suited for the dancing or listening crowd.

VFW Post 7232 2900 W Folsom St, Eau Claire

8pm Sat. Nov. 16

JFT Party Band

Your favorite classic rock and rock'n country hits ranging from Willy Nelson, U2, Rolling Stones, Journey, Jonny Cash, John Mellencamp, Billy Idol and many more. Audience selects the songs to be performed by the band, every show is different.

Linda & Dan's T&C Roundabout 8685 Hwy 124, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8:30-11:30pm Sat. Nov. 16

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 Sat. Nov. 16

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. 16

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 11/16/2019

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