Events For 11/30/2019

Sat. Nov. 30

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+

9am-7pm Sat. Nov. 30

9th Annual Durand Dazzle Day

Ho Ho Expo from 9am-2pm including vendor, food, and prizes. Face painting from 10am-2pm. Santa & Mrs. Claus from 11am-1pm. Bake sale. Concessions. Exotic animal zoo at 3pm. Horse drawn carriage & trolley rides. Parade at 6pm.

Downtown Durand

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

9am-2pm Sat. Nov. 30

Reiki Level 2 Class with Visionary Lisa Thelen

This course will assist the practitioner in continuing their personal and professional development as a healer and help guide them along their journey. All students who complete Reiki 2 with Visionary Lisa may attend any Reiki 2 class as a refresher at no charge.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $150

Age: 18+

9am-5pm Sat. Nov. 30

6th Annual There Once Was a Barn Holiday Boutique

Handmade art created by a select group of artists. Select from candles, paintings, wood furniture, pottery, Christmas gifts, rugs, jewelry, wood turnings and more.

There Once Was a Barn Holiday Boutique N9647 Gorman Ave, Willard

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-9pm Sat. Nov. 30

Thanksgiving Weekend: Small Business Saturday at The Local Store!

Join us for some great deals Thanksgiving Weekend at The Local Store - shop small! ALL WEEKEND:-Receive a 15% OFF One Item coupon with any purchase-Receive a $10 Local Store Cash Card when you spend $100 or more-15% OFF your entire purchase…

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

9am-noon Sat. Nov. 30

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-1pm Sat. Nov. 30

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. 30

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 Sat. Nov. 30

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

10-11am Sat. Nov. 30

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

10:15-10:35am Sat. Nov. 30

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

10:30-11am Sat. Nov. 30

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

11am-9pm Sat. Nov. 30

Poker Night

Sign up starts at 11am, with 9 players per start time, preliminary games are at 1pm, 3pm and 5pm. The top 3 from each preliminary game will advance to the final table at 7pm. top 3 winners will win beer, with the winner receiving an entry into the final table of champions.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

11-11:45am Sat. Nov. 30

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-3pm Sat. Nov. 30

Santa's House

Visit with Santa at his beautifully decorated house. Santa's House is open every Saturday after his arrival until Christmas.

Rutledge Charity Building 404 N Bridge St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-5pm Sat. Nov. 30

Mehara Shrine: Festival of the Trees

The theme this year is "Tropical Christmas." This event, held in the Historic Masonic Ballroom, features fully decorated trees that will be raffled off. Tree raffle tickets are 50 cents each. Kids can get their pictures taken with Santa Claus. Pictures are free, but you must bring your own camera.

Masonic Center 616 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $2 admission

11-11:30am Sat. Nov. 30

Plant Care 101

Eager to bring some plants into your life, but don't know where to start? Let these Plant Care experts guide you on the basics of plant care. Seating is limited.

Lakeview Floral and Gifts 1802A Stout Road, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

noon-8pm Sat. Nov. 30

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. 30

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

1-5pm Sat. Nov. 30

5th Annual Holiday Toy Trains

This Chippewa Valley holiday tradition features standard gauge trains running on almost 400 square feet of track. Layout includes local buildings, winter scenes, lights, and sounds. Lighted night trains run on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Crafts, coloring, and floor trains. Gingerbread house contest display, and Santa will visit regularly.

Chippewa Valley Museum 1204 E. Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $9 Adults, $6 for ages 5-17, $2 for Museum Members, and FREE for ages 0-4

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Sat. Nov. 30

Sandy Lindow Presents

Poet Sandy Lindow will present her work and sign books on Small Business Saturday.

Bookends on Main 214 E. Main St., Menomonie

2-3pm Sat. Nov. 30

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

2:45pm Sat. Nov. 30

8th Annual Run for the Lights 5K/1M

A family orientated 5k and 1 Mile Run/Walk through the Irvine Park and the Christmas Village. Proceeds go to the Christmas Village. Chip timed 5k. There will be awards, refreshments, and treats after the race.

Irvine Park Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: Registration information online

Age: All ages

3-7pm Sat. Nov. 30

Holiday Dance Party & Fundraiser

Fun and excitement in the dance hall. Doors open early at 1pm and close at 10pm. Activities include the band (BonaFide) and a DJ, along with a raffle, bake sale, and silent auction. All proceeds go to Moose Charities to help children in need.

Moose Family Center 3606 Curvue Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 admission/donation

Age: All Ages

6pm Sat. Nov. 30

Improv Comedy & Dinner - The Joe Schmoes

Improv comedy troupe The Joe Schmoes bring their entertainment to Holcombe. Come by the lake and have a fantastic dinner buffet while laughing to a show made up on the spot - never before seen or heard anywhere else. 5:00pm social hour, 6:00pm show starts with buffet.

Paradise Shores 26364 CTH M, Holcombe

Cost: $20 Dinner & Show

Age: Family Friendly

6:30-9pm Sat. Nov. 30

Stand Up Comedy Night: Sabeen Sadiq

Sabeen Sadiq is an actor/comedian/writer based in Chicago. Currently Sabeen co-produces the weekly comedy show Best Night Ever, and resides in Chicago acting and performing stand-up all over the city.

Bye the Willow 501 N. High St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10

Age: 21+

7pm Sat. Nov. 30

Live Music: Eggplant Heroes

Eggplant Heroes is Americana collaboration among Duffy Duyfhuizen, Max Garland, Joel Pace, Olaf Lind, Caleb Horne, Dan Zerr, and Lucas Fischer.  Mixing original tunes with songs by others that we like to play, EPH tries to bring a rich and eclectic musical experience.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Sat. Nov. 30

Regis Community Theatre: A Christmas Carol and The Ballad of King Windowglass

It's 1867, and Mr. Dickens is late to a live reading at a library. To fill the time before his arrival to read his trademark story, A Christmas Carol, the librarian has the children perform the play The Ballad of King Windowglass - a spoof on the classic Christmas carol "Good King Wenceslas."

Fr. Dowd Auditorium, Regis High School 2100 Fenwick Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Sat. Nov. 30

Joe g LIVE

joe g is a singer/songwriter from Marshfield, WI who combines Americana, folk, and pop musical styling with raw, personal lyrics. His originals focus on everything from love to pain, joy to sadness.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FRE

7:30pm Sat. Nov. 30

Lorie Line: The 30th Anniversary Celebrating Christmas

Lorie Line will be performing both new music and the "best of the best" from years past. It will be all about fashion, beautiful music, laughter, and fun, sentimental stories, and more.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $55

7:30pm Sat. Nov. 30

Classic Country Christmas

Red has had hits on the Country Gospel and Blue grass charts. His original song " His Name is Jesus" achieved International success. Red with his high energy band bring to the table great entertainment for the whole family to enjoy.

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

Cost: $25 GA, $22 seniors & students

8-11pm Sat. Nov. 30

Live Music: GT3

GT3 is a trio of old friends, reunited to share the music they love with anyone who wants to hear it.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

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

Late Night Jazz: Wired for Sound Trio

The Wired for Sound Trio features Twin Cities musicians Josh Johnson on saxophone, Levi Schwartzberg on vibraphone, and Charlie Lincoln on bass.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm-2am Sat. Nov. 30

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. 30

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 11/30/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Kids Make Music

Every Thursday 10:30-11:15am Saturday 9:15-10am until Dec. 19