Events For 11/21/2019

9-11:30am Thu. Nov. 21

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. 21

A Very Vintage Christmas

Calling all antiquers, shopaholics, junkers, and flea market lovers. A shopping event filled with vintage, antique, and farmhouse home decor.

The Legacy Market 3029 N. Hastings Way, Eau Claire

9am-noon Thu. Nov. 21

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

11am-1pm Thu. Nov. 21

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 Thu. Nov. 21

Creative Journaling

Journaling can give you a lot of insight into your life. Both through perspective and looking at influences. By incorporating creativity into your journaling, a deeper level of connecting to self is possible.

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

Cost: $10; Free for Members

noon-8pm Thu. Nov. 21

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

12:15-1:15pm Thu. Nov. 21

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

12:30-1:30pm Thu. Nov. 21

Inner Peace Community Circle

Join this monthly Chippewa Valley community circle at Inner Peace University. Each session will cover a specific topic and will allow conversation to unfold for all who attend. Give yourself the time to connect with others for your own personal development.

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

Cost: FREE

4-5pm Thu. Nov. 21

Beyblade Club

Join your friends for an after-school Beyblade Club. Kids are encouraged to bring their own Beyblades and stadiums; the library will have a limited number of Beyblades to share.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades K-5

4-8pm Thu. Nov. 21

4th Annual Sip & Shop - A night of Live Music and Shopping

100% Handmade vendor show and girls night out. Chocolates, henna, blown glass, repurposed goods, crafters, cremes & lotions, jewelry, jams, honey, grass fed beef, glassware and more. Order a drink or glass of wine at the bar and then wander around and shop. Live Music by Dylan Martinson.

The Fill Inn Station 104 W Columbia St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-7:30pm Thu. Nov. 21

Special Kids Nights

For children with special needs, visiting the Museum can prove difficult on a typical day. This event offers families a safe and soothing environment where the Museum is closed to the public, giving kids with special needs a special night. Snacks included, with themed sensory activities and extra staff support.

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

Cost: FREE

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Nov. 21

Vision Board Workshop

Get clear on your authentic life, let go of what’s in the way, and clearly connect with your dreams while designing a vision that calls to you. The workshop covers the principles of manifestation that help us to focus on living the life of our dreams.

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

Cost: $20 members; $40 non-members

5:30-7pm Thu. Nov. 21

Homeless and At Risk Veterans in the Chippewa Valley

Guest speakers Judy Walters and Mike Hanke. Ms.Walters - Homeless Women’s Veteran Program Chair for the American Legion Auxiliary of Wisconsin. Mr. Hanke - Director, Chip Falls Veterans Outreach and Recovery Program. Member meeting from 5:30-6pm

Eau Claire County Democratic Resource Center 440 Broadway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Nov. 21

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. 21

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+

6-7pm Thu. Nov. 21

Holiday Treats Store Tour

Take a guided tour around Menomonie Market and find inspiration for crowd-pleasing treats for the holidays with samples along the route.

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

Cost: FREE

6-10pm Thu. Nov. 21

LISTEN: Brianna Kocka and Jim Pullman

Eat, drink and socialize from 6-7 and then adjourn to the quiet, cozy listening area, where the music will begin at 7pm. There will be an intermission between sets, giving guests additional time for socializing and refreshment.

Forage 930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

6-8pm Thu. Nov. 21

The Modern Craft Beer Movement

Two industry experts examine how the rise of small, locally-owned craft breweries has positively affected the state’s economy. Enjoy a pint and learn about the hidden power of beer. Speakers: Will Glass of the Brewing Projekt, and Robin Shepard Ph.D. and associate professor at UW–Madison.

The Brewing Projekt 1807 N Oxford Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to attend Pints and flights available for purchase

Age: 21+

6-8pm Thu. Nov. 21

Words & Waffles: A Night of Poetry

Join students from CVTC and UWEC for an evening of words and waffles! Bring a short piece to share (3-5 minutes, please) or simply sit back and enjoy. All readers receive a FREE waffle!

SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar 615 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Thu. Nov. 21

Spruce Top Planter Workshop #2

Dress your porch up with a spruce top planter that you made alongside your friends. Complete it with decorative bows, berries, baubles and pine cones for that festive look.

Lakeview Floral and Gifts 1802A Stout Road, Menomonie

Cost: $49.95 with Optional Additional Upgrades at Cost

Age: 18+

6-7:30pm Thu. Nov. 21

UW-Stout Faculty and Staff Creative Writing Reading

Join faculty and staff members from UW-Stout as they read their fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction in an event sponsored by the Department of English and Philosophy's Literature Committee.

Raw Deal 603 S. Broadway St., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7:30pm Thu. Nov. 21

'Christmas Chic' Holiday Decor Seminar

This event will demonstrate how to create unique holiday décor, inside and out. Come learn how to make the exterior of your home or business more festive with a holiday porch pot or entry wreath and showcase table and mantle decor as well.

Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association Board Room 4319 Jeffers Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 per person - Each Attendee Receives a FREE 2020 Home & Garden Show Ticket

Age: 18+

6:30pm Thu. Nov. 21

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

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Nov. 21

Name that TV Theme Song

Some TV theme songs are pretty catchy, to the point where you can't help but know all the words or get the song out of your head. Come test your memory on TV shows from the past and the present. Prizes to the top three teams.

Lazy Monk Brewing, LLC 97 West Madison Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:45pm Thu. Nov. 21

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. 21

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. 21

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. 21

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. 21

Improv for Business and Entrepreneurs

Looking to improve your leadership skills, training, and communication skills? Learn valuable and practical lessons through the fun of improvisational theatre in this two-hour monthly workshop led by Eau Claire Improv Company.

CoLab 312 S Barstow Street, Suite 2, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Thu. Nov. 21

Live Music: Steven John Rindt

Singer/songwriter Steven John Rindt is a finger-style guitarist who utilizes both blues and classical styles to give popular songs from the 60's-current releases a crisp an intriguing sound.

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

Cost: FREE

7pm Thu. Nov. 21

Inspiring Women Writers

Hear Jodie Arnold, Laura Buchholz, and Mary Shaw read their work. Part of the UWEC English Festival. Held in room 2614.

UWEC Centennial Hall Park Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7-8:30pm Thu. Nov. 21

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. 21

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. 21

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. 21

UWEC Artist Series: Vocal Essence Choral Project

Vocal Essence is a non-profit choral music organization based in Minneapolis, and Singers of this Age (SOTA) is the youth branch of this project. This culturally diverse group of 50+ high school singers come from 17 different schools across the 6 districts.

UWEC Schofield Auditorium 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $17 GA, $15 faculty/staff/seniors, $7 students/youth

7:30-10pm Thu. Nov. 21

WPR Politics Podcast Live Recording

Join the “WPR Politics Podcast” team for a live recording and conversation. The team will take your questions and share their experiences covering state and national politics. Admission includes a complimentary beer from the Leinie Lodge. Space is limited.

Leinenkugel's 124 E. Elm St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10

Age: 21+

7:30pm Thu. Nov. 21

Ani DiFranco & Justin Vernon in Conversation

Shooting the breeze onstage like they’re backstage, Justin Vernon and Ani DiFranco join each other in conversation. “Ani DiFranco is the first person I ever heard of who wrote, arranged, engineered, mixed and released her own music,” says Justin Vernon.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: Tickets start at $30

8pm Thu. Nov. 21

Clear Water Comedy Presents: JoAnn Schinderle

A Comic, Actress, Writer, and live show Producer living in Los Angeles by way of Portland, but who will never let you forget her sturdy MidWestern roots. Has a relatable yet snarky storytelling style that will make you feel like she’s your favorite best friend letting you in on a dirty little secret.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA | $3 with student ID

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

8pm Thu. Nov. 21

Open Mic

Use your unique talents and experiences to give the crowd a fantastic performance - whether it is spoken word, comedy, or a wonderful musical talent - let your voice be heard at BDP’s Open Mic. Not interested in performing? You & your friends can come enjoy a FREE night out

UW-Stout Memorial Student Center, The Terrace 302 10th Ave. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30-11pm Thu. Nov. 21

Vinyl Nights: The Village Queens

A curated selection of vinyls will be spun throughout the night. Enjoying craft cocktails and regional beers/wines, and order from our popular late-night menu featuring the Scandinavian Koldtbord, where you create your own sharable feast of premium ingredients.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm-2am Thu. Nov. 21

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. 21

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 11/21/2019

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