Sunday, Dec. 9th, 2018

2pm Sun. Dec. 9

44th Annual UW-Eau Claire Holiday Concert

You are cordially invited to enjoy a festive holiday tradition as the UW-Eau Claire Foundation welcomes the community to the university’s annual Holiday Concert. For decades, UWEC has taken this time to showcase the students’ extraordinary musical talents and to spread holiday joy.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 per ticket (+ taxes and fees)

2pm Sun. Dec. 9

Claymation Classics: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Bring your family to enjoy these holiday claymation classics on the big screen in the Volume One Gallery/theater inside The Local Store.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

3-4pm Sun. Dec. 9

Introductory Dance: Ballet/Jazz

No prior experience is required to enroll. Introduce children interested in ballet and jazz to beginner technique in a relaxed class setting. This program is great for those looking to test the waters before joining a more advanced studio.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $42, Community $52

Age: Ages 5-8

4pm Sun. Dec. 9

7th Annual Tuba Christmas

A Christmas music concert and singalong to the tune of tuba. Hosted by the Ludington Guard Band. Anyone who plays the tuba, sousaphone, euphonium, or baritone is welcome to participate. Performers should bring festive attire and a music stand, and arrive at 1:30pm.

St. Joseph's Catholic Church 417 W Street, Menomonie

Cost: FREE ($10 for performers)

6pm Sun. Dec. 9

44th Annual UW-Eau Claire Holiday Concert

You are cordially invited to enjoy a festive holiday tradition as the UW-Eau Claire Foundation welcomes the community to the university’s annual Holiday Concert. For decades, UWEC has taken this time to showcase the students’ extraordinary musical talents and to spread holiday joy.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 per ticket (+ taxes and fees)

7-9pm Sun. Dec. 9

CollECtive Choir Presents: 'Where is the Love?'

EC's own Gospel and Hip Hop group come alongside Minneapolis rapper TRU SERVA and regional worship band 513FREE to present a harmonious and rhythmic Christmas discourse on Emmanuel. A 35 voice gospel choir and a 5 piece band featuring fun-tastic EC and Twin Cities musicians.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Monday, Dec. 10th, 2018

7am-9pm Mon. Dec. 10

Christmas Village

Irvine Park Christmas Village will be open from dawn to dusk. The display will include more than 100,000 Christmas lights and over 100 life-size Christmas scenes that replicate the Victorian era and the city's early history. The park becomes a Christmas village. Bring your family and friends to view this spectacular scene.

Irvine Park Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

9:30-10:15am Mon. Dec. 10

Movin' & Groovin'

Each Movin' & Groovin' class is filled with laughter & fun. It promotes language & play through the use of music, song & dance.

River Source Family Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth to age 5

10-11:30am Mon. Dec. 10

Stanley Playgroup

This parent & child playgroup offers fun & playful opportunities for families to connect through music & story time, crafts & healthy snacks. Plus, each family receives one free book each month.

D.R. Moon Memorial Library 154 Fourth Avenue, Stanley

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 0-5

10-11am Mon. Dec. 10

Now I know my ABC’s

In the class children will be learning an alphabet letter each week through songs, stories, crafts and games

B’utiful Kids Learning Center 502 Bay St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $36

Age: Ages 2-6

11am-1pm Mon. Dec. 10

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

noon-8pm Mon. Dec. 10

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, and save $5 on your photo package. 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

4-6pm Mon. Dec. 10

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

4:30-5pm Mon. Dec. 10

Swan Lake Ballet (Ages 2-5)

Have fun, exercise, and learn the art of dance. Swan Lake offers various different classes such as lyrical, jazz, choreography, and more with different age brackets. Consult their website online for more information.

Swan Lake Ballet Studio Banbury Place Bldg 13 Ste 122, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE sample class, consult with instructor for tuition prices

Age: Ages 2-5

5-8pm Mon. Dec. 10

Capture a ‘Paw-Fect’ Pic at Santa's Workshop

Bring your furry friends in for a pic with Santa, because pets are family too. Capture a special moment with your dog or cat to cherish for years to come.

Santa's Workshop at Oakwood Mall 4800 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

5:15-5:45pm Mon. Dec. 10

Swan Lake Ballet (Ages 2-5)

Have fun, exercise, and learn the art of dance. Swan Lake offers various different classes such as lyrical, jazz, choreography, and more with different age brackets. Consult their website online for more information.

Swan Lake Ballet Studio Banbury Place Bldg 13 Ste 122, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE sample class, consult with instructor for tuition prices

Age: Ages 2-5

5:30-7pm Mon. Dec. 10

Peaceful Parenting: Conscious Discipline

Conscious Discipline parenting class- topic: encouragement - Encouragement is about noticing, accepting and connecting with children. The goal is to create a felt sense of safety and belonging for all. Relationships are the motivation for and cradle of all learning. Dinner and on-site child care provided.

Prairie Ridge Early Learning School 3031 Epiphany Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Parents of preschoolers

5:45-7:15pm Mon. Dec. 10

Invention Convention

An advanced STEM program. Throughout this course, participants will be presented with a variety of topics in the STEM field. They will have the opportunity to explore these topics in a hands-on way as they design and carry out their own experiments.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $42, Community $52

Age: Ages 9-14

6-8pm Mon. Dec. 10

Stillson Singers - After-School Elementary School Choir

Ninety-two elementary school kids from Stillson Elementary School (grades 3-5) will present their holiday concert at the Heyde Center for the Arts. No cost for admission. Donations appreciated.

The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: No cost for admission. Donations appreciated.

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Mon. Dec. 10

The Paint Shack

A fun social artist will instruct you step by step how to paint this fun picture. Choose your own colors! We will order food and drink during this event, please order from the room, come early if you like. Fun relaxed atmosphere.

Stout Ale House & Broadway Bowl 1501 N. Broadway St., Menomonie

Cost: $35

Tuesday, Dec. 11th, 2018

7am-9pm Tue. Dec. 11

Christmas Village

Irvine Park Christmas Village will be open from dawn to dusk. The display will include more than 100,000 Christmas lights and over 100 life-size Christmas scenes that replicate the Victorian era and the city's early history. The park becomes a Christmas village. Bring your family and friends to view this spectacular scene.

Irvine Park Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

9-10:30am Tue. Dec. 11

Cornell Playgroup

This parent & child playgroup offers fun & playful opportunities for families to connect through music & story time, crafts & healthy snacks. Plus, each family receives one free book each month.

First Presbyterian Church 211 South 4th Street, Cornell

Cost: FREE

Age: 0-5 yrs

9:30-11:30am Tue. Dec. 11

Play & Learn

You and your child will enjoy free play, songs, dancing, stories, crafts & snacks. Here you will find playing & learning go hand in hand. Come & experience learning through the eyes of your child.

River Source Family Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth to age 5

10-11am Tue. Dec. 11

Exploring Science and Math

In this class children will mix, measure and create ookey, gooey experiments.

B’utiful Kids Learning Center 502 Bay St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $36

Age: Ages 2 and up

11am-1pm Tue. Dec. 11

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

noon-8pm Tue. Dec. 11

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, and save $5 on your photo package. 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

1-2pm Tue. Dec. 11

Let’s get moving

In this class we will get our bodies moving with dancing, games parachute play and more. We will make a movement prop each week to take with and continue the fun at home

B’utiful Kids Learning Center 502 Bay St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $36

Age: 2 and up

4-6pm Tue. Dec. 11

Teen Tinker Lab

Pop down to Teen Tinker Lab at the Dabble Box each Tuesday. The Dabble Box makerspace has a wide range of tech, crafts, and art supplies sure to brighten up those dreary afternoons.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

5-6pm Tue. Dec. 11

Young Artists Studio

An informative and interactive classes on all things art. Explore a variety of different mediums as you hone and develop your creative skills. These classes are sure to inspire and ignite the creativity in you.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $42, Community $52

Age: Ages 7-10

5-8pm Tue. Dec. 11

4th 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

5:30-6:15pm Tue. Dec. 11

Youth Yoga - Session 1

This song and story-book themed yoga class is fun for all little yogis. Practice many yoga sequences through light, beautiful songs, stories and movements. This class will also include a warm-up and cool-down song to get your yogi singing, moving and relaxing.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $30

Age: 5-8 years old

6:15-7pm Tue. Dec. 11

Tween Yoga - Session 2

This class offers tweens an opportunity to safely explore who they are and the roles they might play in the world. This class incorporates discussion, yoga poses, relaxation and meditation. Pre-Registration can be done online or at the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $30

Age: 9-12

6:15-7:15pm Tue. Dec. 11

Explore! Junior STEM Institute

This program is designed specifically for elementary school students and will strive to teach key STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) topics in a fun, hands-on way.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $42, Community $52

Age: Ages 7-10

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Dec. 11

Teen Litwits Book Club

Talk about books you love (or hate!) with other teens. Teens vote on a new title to read each month. Snacks served.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

7-8:30pm Tue. Dec. 11

Stillson Singers - After-School Elementary School Choir

Ninety-two elementary school kids from Stillson Elementary School (grades 3-5) will present their holiday concert at the Heyde Center for the Arts. No cost for admission. Donations appreciated.

The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: No cost for admission. Donations appreciated.

Age: All Ages

7pm Tue. Dec. 11

Southview and Hillcrest Choir Concert

Elementary school kids from Southview and Hillcrest Elementary Schools (grades 3-5) will present their holiday concert at the Heyde Center for the Arts.

The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Wednesday, Dec. 12th, 2018

7am-9pm Wed. Dec. 12

Christmas Village

Irvine Park Christmas Village will be open from dawn to dusk. The display will include more than 100,000 Christmas lights and over 100 life-size Christmas scenes that replicate the Victorian era and the city's early history. The park becomes a Christmas village. Bring your family and friends to view this spectacular scene.

Irvine Park Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

10-11:30am Wed. Dec. 12

Bloomer Playgroup

This parent & child playgroup offers fun & playful opportunities for families to connect through music & story time, crafts & healthy snacks.

Bloomer Public Library 1519 17th Ave., Bloomer

Cost: FREE

Age: 0-5 years

noon-8pm Wed. Dec. 12

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, and save $5 on your photo package. 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

3-5pm Wed. Dec. 12

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

4-4:30pm Wed. Dec. 12

Swan Lake Ballet (Ages 2-5)

Have fun, exercise, and learn the art of dance. Swan Lake offers various different classes such as lyrical, jazz, choreography, and more with different age brackets. Consult their website online for more information.

Swan Lake Ballet Studio Banbury Place Bldg 13 Ste 122, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE sample class, consult with instructor for tuition prices

Age: Ages 2-5

5-7pm Wed. Dec. 12

Winter Carnival

Join the UWEC-Optimist club for a night of Christmas fun. Take pictures with Santa, win prizes at Christmas game booths, participate in educational activities, coloring, and more. Please feel free to bring gently worn or new winter gear. All donations go to local shelters.

Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Kindergarten-5th grade

6:30-9pm Wed. Dec. 12

Family Open Swim and Gym

Stay active this Fall and winter at Family Open Swim and Gym. Equipment will be provided for the open gyms. Appropriate indoor shoes are required in the gym. Children 2 and under are FREE.

South Middle School 2115 Mitscher Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Dec. 13th, 2018

7am-9pm Thu. Dec. 13

Christmas Village

Irvine Park Christmas Village will be open from dawn to dusk. The display will include more than 100,000 Christmas lights and over 100 life-size Christmas scenes that replicate the Victorian era and the city's early history. The park becomes a Christmas village. Bring your family and friends to view this spectacular scene.

Irvine Park Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

8:30-9:30am Thu. Dec. 13

Open Freestyle Skate

Open figure skating time for all ages. All skaters must pay admission, including coaches.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $8/session or $16 for both sessions OR City Pass (2 punches/session)

9:30am Thu. Dec. 13

MOMS Club of the Eau Claire Area

Are you an at-home mom? Come to the monthly planning meeting for MOMS Club Eau Claire-North. Learn about how MOMS Club helps at-home moms socialize, make friends, plan activities, go on field trips, and share in the joys of being an at-home mom.

Contact for location information

Cost: FREE

9:30-10:30am Thu. Dec. 13

Open Freestyle Skate

Open figure skating time for all ages. All skaters must pay admission, including coaches.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $8/session or $16 for both sessions OR City Pass (2 punches/session)

9:30-11:30am Thu. Dec. 13

Play & Learn

You and your child will enjoy free play, songs, dancing, stories, crafts & snacks. Here you will find playing & learning go hand in hand. Come & experience learning through the eyes of your child.

River Source Family Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth to age 5

noon-8pm Thu. Dec. 13

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, and save $5 on your photo package. 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

3-5pm Thu. Dec. 13

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

Ongoing Events For 12/9/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Events with Tickets