5-11pm Fri. Dec. 1

Good King Wenceslas Release Kickoff to the Christmas Season

The Limited Edition Imperial Good King Wenceslas Release is just the way to kick off the Christmas Season and put you in a holiday mood. Bring the family down for a warm evening of Christmas merriment. Watch the twinkling lights, enjoy a tribute to the holiday classics by Liscio Jazz, and maybe catch Santa himself.

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

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Dec. 1

Dinner Jazz: Amethyst 2

Amethyst 2 focuses on the longstanding tradition of improvisation, using songs that range from originals to classic rock and jazz standards as catalysts for spontaneous musical interaction. The duo, with guitarist Park Evans, has performed with locally and regionally renown bands such as High & Mighty, New Primitives, and Bookhouse Trio.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Dec. 1

Live Music at Acoustic Cafe: Eauxpera

The ensemble will present scenes and arias from operatic favorites such as Puccini's La Bohème and Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro to Broadway favorites Chicago and The Light in the Piazza among others. Don't know Italian? No worries - English translations will be provided.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. Dec. 1

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+

8pm Fri. Dec. 1

Every Buddy's Bar: Hip Hop Toy Drive

Bear Klan Entertainment and Every Buddy's Bar are happy to bring you the second annual Hip Hop Toy Drive. This show will be providing you with live entertainment while giving back to the local community at the same time.

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

Cost: $7 or new unwrapped toy donation (highly encouraged)

Age: 21+

8:30-11:30pm Fri. Dec. 1

Live Music at Cowboy Jack's: Jeff White

From the hills of Western Wisconsin, Jeff White plays a unique style of Americana/Folk, blending this with warm tones, delays and vibrato, not to mention outlaw grit. Dramatic ballads, haunting love songs and bittersweet remembrance are staple themes for this country and folk songwriter.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Fri. Dec. 1

Live Music: Half Gringa + Sniffle Party + The Nunnery + Minor Moon

Half Gringa is cowboy literati from Chicago, Sniffle Party is dreamy future witch pop from Eau Claire, The Nunnery is mystic deep water ripples from Minneapolis, and Minor Moon is space prophet tunes from Chicago.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

9pm-1am Fri. Dec. 1

Live Music: 4 Way Fridays

Live music from the band 4 Way Fridays.

My Place 408 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Fri. Dec. 1

Music/Karaoke at Hallie Bar & Grill

Drink, sing, and be merry. Music, music videos, and karaoke go until close. Happy Hour prices start at midnight. Fun, relaxed atmosphere.

Hallie Bar & Grill 1713 Hwy OO, Chippewa Falls

9:30pm-1:30am Fri. Dec. 1

Live Music: Sage

Sage is a Classic Rock/Country band based out of midwestern Wisconsin.

O'Leary's Pub 809 W. Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+