4-7:30pm Thu. Nov. 2

All You Can Eat Chicken Dinner

Join the Westgate Sportsman's Club on the first Thursday of the month. A salad bar and dessert are included. Drink specials will be available each night. Reservations accepted but not required. Call or e-mail for more information.

Westgate Sportsman Club 4909 Sportsman Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: Cost: $12 for adults; $10 for senior, student & military, $6 for kids (6-12), FREE for 5 and under

Age: All Ages

4:30-6:30pm Thu. Nov. 2

St. John's Lutheran Church Chicken & Biscuit Dinner and Live Auction

Dinner includes chicken & biscuit with vegetables, coleslaw, dessert and beverage. Live auction starts at 6:15pm of pottery, handcarved items, rosemaled hand carved plate, paintings, prints & photographs by local artists. Proceeds go to Caring Ministry + Hunger Concerns.

St. John's Lutheran Church 1804 Highland Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Free will Donation

Age: All Ages

4:30-7pm Thu. Nov. 2

Giving Bowls Event

Food, art, and fun activities during our 8th Annual "Giving Bowls Event". This years theme is "Art is Out of this World". Students in Kindergarten through 5th grade have been working on creating art and bowls for this event. All proceeds go to support the local community cupboard.

Fall Creek Middle School 336 Hoover Ave, Fall Creek

Cost: $6 Dinner and Bowl

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Nov. 2

Dinner Jazz: Julian Manzara

Join Julian Manzara (guitar) for an evening of tasteful jazz standards. Julian Manzara is an up-and-coming guitarist and composer based in Minneapolis.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7:30pm Thu. Nov. 2

Women Who Farm: Resources, Ideas, Connections

Are you a woman with a dream of running your own farm business? Or are you already farming and looking to strengthen and diversify your operation? Come for a free session to connect with other area women. We will discuss various resources and support including organizations like Renewing the Countryside and others.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main St. East, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Thu. Nov. 2

The Science of Beer

Learnabout all things beer, from the biology of raw materials all the way through to the biochemical reactions in the brewing process. We’ll cover topics relating to chemistry, microbiology, botany and even a little physics (specifically gases!). There will be a sampling.

Modicum Brewing Company 3732 Spooner Ave Suite A, Altoona

Cost: Contact for admission information