Events For 12/17/2019

9am-9pm Tue. Dec. 17

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

9:15-10:30am Tue. Dec. 17

Tuesday Morning Play 'N' Learn Playgroup

A free, fun, play-based learning and socializing experience that children ages 0-5 and parents (or grandparents, or caregivers!) can enjoy together.

Family Resource Center for Eau Claire County 4800 Golf Rd., Suite 450, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Children ages 0-5

9:30-10:30am Tue. Dec. 17

St. Mark Power Hour- Happy Birthday Jesus

Kids ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to this free program. Come and hear a Bible story, sing songs, make a craft and enjoy a snack. There is also lots of time to play. Please visit the website to pre-register or just show up.

St. Mark Lutheran Church and School 3307 State Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 0-5 and their caregivers

9:30-10:30am Tue. Dec. 17

St. Mark Power Hour- Happy Birthday Jesus

Kids ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to this free program. Come and hear a Bible story, sing songs, make a craft and enjoy a snack. There is also lots of time to play. Please visit the website to pre-register or just show up.

St. Mark Lutheran Church and School 3307 State Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 0-5 and their caregivers

10:30-11:30am Tue. Dec. 17

Ukulele Play-and-Learn

Learn ukulele by playing songs in a fun group setting. Each month will have a set of songs to share that are broken down into different levels of difficulty.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 (Free for ECMS families)

11am-1pm Tue. Dec. 17

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-3pm Tue. Dec. 17

Pastel & Watercolor Exhibition

Art exhibition of Pastels by Andrea LaMorte Schaffer and Watercolors by Lindamerry Udell.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-1:45pm Tue. Dec. 17

Gentle Yoga- Session 3

This gentle yoga class is designed to create greater balance, mobility, and strength in the physical body. This class includes standing and balance postures. Participants should have the ability to getup and down from floor. Pre-register through Altoona Parks & Recreation.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages (great for 50+)

2-3pm Tue. Dec. 17

College and Career Navigation Sessions

Chippewa Valley Technical College is sponsoring FREE 1-hour sessions to cover topics including but not limited to College Navigation (all colleges-not just CVTC) and Career Navigation. Please call to schedule an appointment.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: Free, 1 hour sessions

Age: 16+

3-7pm Tue. Dec. 17

Dabble Box Makerspace Lab

Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather craft, make music, create art or play games, the Dabble Box makerspace has something for you. Self-guided exploration with staff on hand to answer questions.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-8pm Tue. Dec. 17

20% Tuesdays at The Local Store!

Join us at The Local Store for a night of giving as we welcome three different local charitable organizations Tuesdays in December with 20% of our daily sales going directly to each charity per evening. Representatives from each group will be…

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

4:45-5:15pm Tue. Dec. 17

Pre-Ballet Holiday Fun Class

An introduction to ballet and creative movement which incorporates lots of Holiday themes and props. Great exercise and Holiday fun for ALL kids.

En Avant School of Dance 3330 North Town Hall Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: Ages 3-4

5-6pm Tue. Dec. 17

Tuesday Evening Meditation Group

Group utilizes guided meditations on practices such as lovingkindness, body scan, breathwork and guided imagery. Participants may attend any session that works for them. A list of upcoming meditations may be requested.

The Healing Place 2125 Heights Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Adults

5-8pm Tue. Dec. 17

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 | $2 on Tuesdays

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:15pm Tue. Dec. 17

Youth Yoga - Session 3

Practice many yoga sequences through light, beautiful songs, stories and movements. This class is a great way to introduce your children to the basics of yoga in a fun and exciting way. Pre-register through Altoona Parks and Recreation.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $10

Age: Ages 5-8

5:45-7:30pm Tue. Dec. 17

Eau Claire Buddhist Study Group

Led by Lama Yeshe from the Hay River Buddhist Meditation Center in Ridgeland, WI. Read, study and discuss Tibetan Buddhist teachings as presented in books by various authors. Meetings begin with a brief meditation followed by a review of the assigned reading and a discussion.

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

Cost: Free will donation

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Tue. Dec. 17

Amp Quiz Trivia at Gilligan'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.

Gilligan's 2542 8 1/4 Avenue, Chetek

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6-9pm Tue. Dec. 17

Ukulele Klub of Eau Claire (UKE)

All levels and ages of ukulele players (and listeners & singers) are welcome. Social hour begins at 6 pm, music starts at 7 pm. If you wish to lead a song, please bring at least 20 copies of the music to share.

Galloway Grille 409 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6pm Tue. Dec. 17

Voices of the First World War: Poetry & Fiction

Explore the firsthand literature of the First World War as we take an in-depth look into the lives and work of two of the best known World War I writers, poet Wilfred Owen and novelist William March. The Poetry of Wilfred Owen: November 11; Company K by William March, December 17.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:15-7pm Tue. Dec. 17

Tween Yoga - Session 3

This class will incorporate discussion, yoga poses, relaxation and meditation. It leads through an inner journey as they discover the essence of themselves to provide confidence and more. Pre-register through Altoona Parks and Recreation.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $10

Age: Ages 9-17

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Dec. 17

Group Vibrational Sound Therapy

Audrey Van Wey, RN, Reiki Master, will do a soothing guided meditation followed by the relaxing sounds of singing bowls, tuning forks, and chimes to remove negativity and stress, leaving you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. Please pay at the door.

Soulstice Wellness Center 1316 Fairfax Street #103 & #104, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

7-9pm Tue. Dec. 17

Amp Quiz Trivia at the Tomahawk Room

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.

Tomahawk Room 306 N. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-9pm Tue. Dec. 17

Amp Quiz Trivia at Sammy'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.

Sammy's Pizza 2812 London Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-10pm Tue. Dec. 17

Poker Night

Play your cards right and win some free beer! The Growler Guys hosts a 10 week Texas Hold'em tournament. The winner of each week will advance to the Tournament of Champions game. Participation is given on a first come first serve basis with a 20 player max.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-9pm Tue. Dec. 17

Dj Bingo at Westside Bar & Grill

A new spin on a classic game! Instead of calling numbers, they play songs. Free to play and you win prizes, including a progressive jackpot for the final blackout round that is added to every week.

Westside Bar & Grill 1807 N. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7:15-8:15pm Tue. Dec. 17

Meditation 101 - 4 week class

Different forms of meditation have well-known physical, psychological, and spiritual health advantages. This 4-module course will explore different schools of meditation, struggles faced with meditation, breathing techniques, and more.

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

Cost: $60 non-members; $30 members

7:30-9pm Tue. Dec. 17

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 Tue. Dec. 17

Open Mic Night at The Plus

See or join established and emerging artists. Each week, a different artist will host, and lead off the evening with 20 minutes of their work. Following the performance, open mic begins. Music, comedy, sketch, live readings, poetry, acting, improv welcomed. Half price apps from 10p-midnight.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Tue. Dec. 17

Pablo Center Film Series: "Die Hard"

In this Christmastime classic, Bruce Willis is John McClane, an off-duty detective trapped in a skyscraper during a terrorist attack. Armed with only a service revolver, McClane launches his own one-man war to save Christmas. Yippee-Ky-Yay...well, you know...

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $7

Ongoing Events For 12/17/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Play & Learn

Every Tuesday, Thursday until Dec. 20, 9:30-11:30am; Every Tuesday, Thursday until Dec. 19, 9:30-11:30am

Events with Tickets

tickets are available online

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