Thursday, Dec. 7th, 2017

7am-9:30pm Thu. Dec. 7

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

4pm Thu. Dec. 7

Remembrance Ceremony & Love Lights Tree Lighting at HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital

Beautiful trees located throughout the hospital’s healing garden will shine brightly during the holiday season as a reminder of a special loved one. Participants can choose a white light in memory of a deceased loved one, a red or green light in honor of the living or a blue light to honor military personnel. Deadline is 11/27 to be included in the Chippewa Herald announcement.

HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital 2661 County Highway I, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 per name; larger donations welcome

6-7:30pm Thu. Dec. 7

Star Wars Trivia Night at Micon Cinemas

May the force be with you. Dress up as your favorite Star Wars character for our costume contest, enjoy specials on food and drinks, and join Clear Water Comedy to prove your superior Star Wars wisdom. Best of all, it's FREE to play.

Micon Cinemas Eau Claire 3109 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6-8:29pm Thu. Dec. 7

Wine & Whimsy

A 2 to 2.5-hour workshop with friends, a canvas and wine. An instructor will guide you through the painting of your very own masterpiece. Fun for all levels of experience.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $35

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Dec. 7

The Maker Market

Join us in the Volume One Gallery for a chance to "Meet the Makers" of goods offered at The Local Store and beyond. Mingle with local woodworkers, craftspeople, and creators that call the Chippewa Valley home. Complimentary cocoa and cider available. 15% OFF storewide from 630-830pm.

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

Cost: FREE admission

Age: All ages

Friday, Dec. 8th, 2017

7am-9:30pm Fri. Dec. 8

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

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Dec. 8

Eau Claire International Folk Dancers

A weekly recreational international dance group where you dance the dances of many lands. Come and join us whenever you like. No partners necessary. Wear comfortable clothes and soft-soled, non-marking clean shoes. First Fridays of the month are specialized for beginners.

YMCA Fitness Center 206 Emery St., Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $2/night; more if live music

Saturday, Dec. 9th, 2017

7am-9:30pm Sat. Dec. 9

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

10am-3pm Sat. Dec. 9

Ted Semling Pottery Pop-Up Shop

If you’ve ever cozied up at the Joynt, chances are Ted’s been your bartender a time or two. Outside of Eau Claire’s favorite haunt, he’s one of our region’s best potters. Showings of his work are rare special occasions .

Red's Mercantile 224 N Dewey St., Eau Claire

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. Dec. 9

UWEC GeekCon

Explore what happens when hobbies and passions take a much larger role in our lives. UW–EC students, alumni, faculty, emeriti, staff and community creators will be present to showcase their creations, talents and fun merchandise. Anticipate all kinds of work ranging from knitting, Legos, cosplay to monster models, comic books, artists, game developers and more.

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

Cost: FREE

noon-5pm Sat. Dec. 9

Christkindlmarkt

Lazy Monk Brewing is excited to bring to the Chippewa Valley a true German Christkindlmarkt! The first three Saturdays in December we will bring you an outdoor shopping market for your holiday gift giving. Vendors include local potters, cheese makers, handcrafted wooden gifts, handcrafted soaps, and other locally made products for your buying pleasure.

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

Age: All Ages

noon-1pm Sat. Dec. 9

Craft Lab: Tassels

An hour of crafting to make a beautiful tassels. Tassels can be used to decorate your life! Put them on your pillows, keychains, bike handles, or make a garland. Coffee and tea will be provided. Choose your color combination from a variety of yarns.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15

Age: 8+

6-8:29pm Sat. Dec. 9

Wine & Whimsy

A 2 to 2.5-hour workshop with friends, a canvas and wine. An instructor will guide you through the painting of your very own masterpiece. Fun for all levels of experience.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $35

Sunday, Dec. 10th, 2017

7am-9:30pm Sun. 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

9am-4pm Sun. Dec. 10

Snacktime Sundays

Enjoy complimentary hot cider and cocoa and cookies all afternoon.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

Monday, Dec. 11th, 2017

7am-9:30pm Mon. 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

5-6pm Mon. Dec. 11

Craft Lab: Teether Necklace

This is a super simple project for new Moms, Grandmas, or anyone with a new baby in their life. These necklaces are perfect for teething babies. Silicone beads are BPA free, tested food grade and gentle on babies gums. Choose from a variety of colors and shapes.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15

Age: 16+

Tuesday, Dec. 12th, 2017

7am-9:30pm Tue. 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

9:30-11:30am Tue. Dec. 12

Eau Claire Area Memory Café

The café offers a comfortable way for you and your care partner to have fun and socialize with others who have Mild Cognitive Impairment, early to moderate Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia, and those who worry about memory problems. 2nd Tuesdays 9:30-11:30am • Chippewa Valley Museum Auditorium, Carson Park // 4th Monday 1:30-3:30pm • St. John’s Lutheran Church 1804 Highland Avenue Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Wednesday, Dec. 13th, 2017

7am-9:30pm Wed. 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

2pm Wed. Dec. 13

DIY Dabble at the Library

The DIY dabble crafting series now hosts two sessions per class, an afternoon and evening class. Make a napkin holder in September, dryer balls in October, a book safe in November, and a note holder in December.

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

Cost: FREE

6-8:30pm Wed. Dec. 13

Wearable Art

A 1.5 to 2-hour workshop with friends and wine as you create your own painted scarf and learn a little bit about textile art. Everything you need is provided to create a work of art - and you take your wearable art home at the end of the night.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $35/person

7pm Wed. Dec. 13

DIY Dabble at the Library

The DIY dabble crafting series now hosts two sessions per class, an afternoon and evening class. Make a napkin holder in September, dryer balls in October, a book safe in November, and a note holder in December.

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

Cost: FREE

7pm Wed. Dec. 13

Poker Night at Big T's

4 weeks to qualify then BIG tournament with lots of extra prizes & cash to be won. One free beverage weekly for all players. Test your skills.

Big T's 2007 3rd St, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 buy in; 12 week format

Thursday, Dec. 14th, 2017

7am-9:30pm Thu. Dec. 14

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

4-7pm Thu. Dec. 14

Punch Needle Embroidery Class

In this class you learn to embroider with a punch needle tool using embroidery floss and small wood hoop. Choose from a variety of images or draw your own. All materials will be provided to make your project.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

Age: 16+

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Dec. 14

The Maker Market

Join us in the Volume One Gallery for a chance to "Meet the Makers" of goods offered at The Local Store and beyond. Mingle with local woodworkers, craftspeople, and creators that call the Chippewa Valley home. Complimentary cocoa and cider available. 15% OFF storewide from 630-830pm.

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

Cost: FREE admission

Age: All ages

Friday, Dec. 15th, 2017

7am-9:30pm Fri. Dec. 15

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

7-11pm Fri. Dec. 15

Live Music: Two Way Street

Dave and Mick return to the Moose playing a variety of your favorite dance tunes.

Eau Claire Moose Lodge 3606 Curvue Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Dec. 15

Eau Claire International Folk Dancers

A weekly recreational international dance group where you dance the dances of many lands. Come and join us whenever you like. No partners necessary. Wear comfortable clothes and soft-soled, non-marking clean shoes. First Fridays of the month are specialized for beginners.

YMCA Fitness Center 206 Emery St., Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $2/night; more if live music

Saturday, Dec. 16th, 2017

7am-9:30pm Sat. Dec. 16

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

10am-3pm Sat. Dec. 16

Olvi Glass Pop-Up Shop

You might have spied Nora Phillip’s stained glass pieces at our shop earlier this year and we’re excited to welcome her back for this one day pop.up event. Many of her pieces incorporate glass from historic Banbury place.

Red's Mercantile 224 N Dewey St., Eau Claire

Age: All Ages

Sunday, Dec. 17th, 2017

7am-9:30pm Sun. Dec. 17

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

9am-4pm Sun. Dec. 17

Snacktime Sundays

Enjoy complimentary hot cider and cocoa and cookies all afternoon.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

Monday, Dec. 18th, 2017

7am-9:30pm Mon. Dec. 18

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

4-5pm Mon. Dec. 18

Craft Lab: Make an Image Necklace

Make a necklace. All skill levels welcome. We will choose from a variety of images to make a pendant that makes you happy. All materials included. Perfect for holiday gifts. You can even bring in your own images - must be 1 inch in diameter.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $18

Age: 16+

Tuesday, Dec. 19th, 2017

7am-9:30pm Tue. Dec. 19

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

Wednesday, Dec. 20th, 2017

7am-9:30pm Wed. Dec. 20

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

6-8:29pm Wed. Dec. 20

Wine & Whimsy

A 2 to 2.5-hour workshop with friends, a canvas and wine. An instructor will guide you through the painting of your very own masterpiece. Fun for all levels of experience.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $35

7pm Wed. Dec. 20

Poker Night at Big T's

4 weeks to qualify then BIG tournament with lots of extra prizes & cash to be won. One free beverage weekly for all players. Test your skills.

Big T's 2007 3rd St, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 buy in; 12 week format

Thursday, Dec. 21st, 2017

7am-9:30pm Thu. Dec. 21

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

6-8:29pm Thu. Dec. 21

Wine & Whimsy

A 2 to 2.5-hour workshop with friends, a canvas and wine. An instructor will guide you through the painting of your very own masterpiece. Fun for all levels of experience.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $35

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Dec. 21

The Maker Market

Join us in the Volume One Gallery for a chance to "Meet the Makers" of goods offered at The Local Store and beyond. Mingle with local woodworkers, craftspeople, and creators that call the Chippewa Valley home. Complimentary cocoa and cider available. 15% OFF storewide from 630-830pm.

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

Cost: FREE admission

Age: All ages

Friday, Dec. 22nd, 2017

7am-9:30pm Fri. Dec. 22

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

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Dec. 22

Eau Claire International Folk Dancers

A weekly recreational international dance group where you dance the dances of many lands. Come and join us whenever you like. No partners necessary. Wear comfortable clothes and soft-soled, non-marking clean shoes. First Fridays of the month are specialized for beginners.

YMCA Fitness Center 206 Emery St., Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $2/night; more if live music

8:30pm Fri. Dec. 22

Live Music: The Thundermen

The Thundermen return to Sammys for their annual Christmas show. Stop in and enjoy a famous Sammys pizza and dance to your favorite tunes from the 50's, 60's and 70's. The band will be a 4 piece with Dave Engedal on guitar.

Sammy's Pizza 2812 London Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $2

Age: 21+

Saturday, Dec. 23rd, 2017

7am-9:30pm Sat. Dec. 23

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

10am-3pm Sat. Dec. 23

Woodworth’s Fine Toffee Pop-Up Shop

While you’re a flurry of last minute holiday shopping, take a moment to slow down with Woodworth’s Fine Toffee. Made in Eau Claire by Martha Woodworth, her toffee is a perfect hostess gift, last minute stocking stuffer or a treat to keep for yourself.

Red's Mercantile 224 N Dewey St., Eau Claire

Age: All Ages

4-6:30pm Sat. Dec. 23

Paper Lantern Workshop

Create your own paper lantern. Perfect for Eau Claire's New Year's Eve Lantern Parade. Everything you need is provided to create a work of art - and you take your lantern home at the end of the workshop.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $15

Sunday, Dec. 24th, 2017

7am-9:30pm Sun. Dec. 24

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

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