Events For 11/22/2019

Fri. Nov. 22

Letters to Santa

Children ages 3 and up may drop a letter in Santa’s special mailbox November 22 through December 6 in Youth Services. Children will receive responses between December 16 and 21.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3+

9-11:30am Fri. Nov. 22

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. 22

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

10am-7pm Fri. Nov. 22

Eau Claire County Humane Association's Holiday Craft & Bake Sale

Baked goods, handcrafted holiday and pet themed items. In addition to our new and gently used holiday & pet decor, supplies, costumes, treats + much more. On Saturday visit Santa's Club House from 11am - 1 pm. Bring your kids and pets to take pictures with Santa & his elves.

Hickory Hills Golf Course E4080 Hickory Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11-11:30am Fri. Nov. 22

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. 22

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

noon-7pm Fri. Nov. 22

20th Annual Fine Arts & Crafts Fair

Work of 50+ regional artisans will be featured. The juried art fair includes paintings, pottery, jewelry, authors, food, fiber art and much more. The event features live music, wine tastings from the River Bend Winery, soups from the Acoustic Café, and opportunities to meet with Santa.

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

Cost: FREE to attend

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Fri. Nov. 22

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

2-2:45pm Fri. Nov. 22

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+

5-9pm Fri. Nov. 22

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. 22

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

5-10pm Fri. Nov. 22

Wonders of Nature Grand Opening

Discover a wider selection of products including new oils, 2019 flowers, topicals and skin care products from current and new collaborations.

Wonders of Nature 416 S. Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Fri. Nov. 22

Voyagers After School Program Presents: Robin Hood

He steals from the rich and gives to the poor! Follow the adventures of Robin Hood and his Merry Men (and Women!) as they fight against the excessive taxation of Prince John and the Sheriff of Nottingham with an archery contest to win a golden arrow (and to impress Maid Marian, too!)

Chippewa Falls Middle School 750 Tropicana Blvd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6pm Fri. Nov. 22

Eaux Claires Hiver

An immersive weekend of performance and improvisation featuring an eclectic blend of artists including Ani DiFranco, Pieta Brown, Jon Hopkins, Aaron Dessner, Justin Vernon, William Brittelle, and others (complete list below) presented via three distinct events.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $80

6:30-8pm Fri. Nov. 22

The Human Element - Movie

Human activity has now surpassed all other forces shaping our world. The film investigates how altering the elements is in turn affecting everyday Americans right now, and features subjects who are often overlooked victims of climate change. Discussion will follow the film.

Unity Christ Center 1808 Folsom St., Eau Claire

Cost: Free-will offering received

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. Nov. 22

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+

7pm Fri. Nov. 22

Live Music: Blaine and Leah Howard

Blaine and Leah play thoughtful acoustic music with lots of harmonies and achy-pretty melodies. They both write and trade lead vocals. Blaine plays acoustic and occasional electric guitar. Leah plays acoustic guitar and piano. David plays Electric guitar & mandolin.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-11pm Fri. Nov. 22

Live Music: Virginia Steel

Stop in for the incredible soft rock music of Virginia Steel. Incredible music with Peter Phippen & Victoria Shoemaker.

The Red Mixer 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-8:30pm Fri. Nov. 22

Forward Vintage Retail Reception

Celebrate Odd Humyn's current Retail Resident - Forward Vintage. A number of expertly thrifted pieces will be for sale in the shop, and Forward Vintage owner and operator Kessa Albright will be around to answer any questions you have on scoping out secondhand sweetness.

Odd Humyns 209 N Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Nov. 22

Come Through: Tu Dance and Bon Iver

Contemporary dance troupe TU Dance, known for navigating complex themes of social change and Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon come together in an unprecedented collaboration of local powerhouses.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $42.50

8-11pm Fri. Nov. 22

Live Music: Dawn Marie

For years, vocalist Dawn Marie, has been captivating audiences with her strong vocals and energizing stage presence. She has gained experience and knowledge of the music industry and is a seasoned artist on the road.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8-10pm Fri. Nov. 22

Downtown Classics: Uncle Buck

Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Uncle Buck at Micon Cinemas Downtown Budget Cinema with an 8pm showing. Tickets on sale now.

Micon Downtown Cinema 315 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4

8pm Fri. Nov. 22

Live Music: The Broken Eights

Broken Eights is an Eau Claire based band dedicated to playing raw high energy Grunge Rock N Roll.

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

Cost: $5

8pm Fri. Nov. 22

Live Music: Broken Heartland String Band

Special beer release w/ music from Broken Heartland String Band - Bluegrass, Honky-Tonk & Americana from the Twin Cities. Beer Release: Moonchild Special Dubbel, 7.2%. Our take on a Belgian-style Dubbel is brewed with our house saison yeast and copious amounts of specialty malts.

Zymurgy Brewing 624 Main Street. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8:30pm Fri. Nov. 22

Live Music: Undercover Organism

Blending electronic loops and samples with live instrumentation, Undercover Organism creates a sound they call live electronic jam fusion. With influences in jam, funk, hip-hop, dub and many styles of electronic music.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA

8:30pm Fri. Nov. 22

The Latelys + Jessica Vines Band

Jessica Vines is blending pop with R&B, soul, funk and rock in a whole new way. The Latelys challenge the status quo of rock and press into the sounds of soul and pop, with a vibrant backing instrumentation of piano, bass, and drums. Jessica Vines at 8:30pm, and The Latelys at 9:45pm

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm-2am Fri. Nov. 22

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+

Ongoing Events For 11/22/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc