Friday, Oct. 31st, 2014

Leisure

11-11:50am Fri. Oct. 31

News Flash with Jo

Join us just before lunch on Fridays as Joanne looks up weird and funny events on the Internet … She has a real talent for finding some really odd & hilarious things. You might even accidentally learn a thing or two about surfing the net.

Augusta Senior and Community Center

Cost: FREE

Leisure

6-7:30pm Fri. Oct. 31

Tunes at the Tasting Lounge

Every Friday you can enjoy our 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

Age: 21+

Kids

7-9pm Fri. Oct. 31

Hallelujah Party!

A fun night for kids and adults with music, games, food, a costume contest and bonfire. Come out after trick-or-treating and celebrate the harvest season with us.

Christian Family Center

Cost: FREE

Saturday, Nov. 1st, 2014

Visual Art

Check Venue For Hours Sat. Nov. 1

Women's Weekend

You are invited to come and experience a weekend filled with fun, fashion, wine, chocolates & entertainment; all in beautiful Stockholm, Wisconsin. See website for the full schedule of events, times and locations.

Fitness

8-8:45am Sat. Nov. 1

DIY Yoga

Meet one-on-one to share your health goals and receive a customized 20-minute yoga practice. Follow through by attending the affordable DIY Group Class Saturday mornings. We'll center together, and then practice alongside others doing customized yoga.

The Yoga Center of Eau Claire

Cost: Affordable Package includes consultation + 4 classes at $64. Separately consultation is $50 and group class drop-in is $9.

Food & Drink

9am-2pm Sat. Nov. 1

8th Annual All About Women 2014

Whether it's cooking, decorating, pampering, gift ideas, healthy services, jewelry, apparel, or hobby interests, we're gonna show women what it's really "all about". Enjoy free fitness classes, neck and shoulder massages, coffee, beverages,…

Chippewa Valley Family YMCA

Cost: Admission: Two canned goods

Leisure

9am-3pm Sat. Nov. 1

Flynn Fall Market: Craft Fair

The Flynn PTA is hosting it's annual Fall Market and craft fair. There will be food, prizes and lots of hand-made crafts and direct sales items to shop.

Flynn Elementary School

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Causes

9am-3pm Sat. Nov. 1

Hope Christmas Gift Extravaganza

The fundraiser, Hope Christmas Gift Extravaganza, will be supporting two groups: Thrive Rescue Home is a safe haven for girls under the age of 17 who have been sexually trafficked. Fierce Freedom is a local advocacy group that educates people about sex trafficking. Come do your Christmas shopping with us and support two great causes.

Harvestime Church

Cost: FREE

Causes

10am-5pm Sat. Nov. 1

Christmas Walk: A Rustic Country Christmas

Join us for a self guided tour of three homes in the Mondovi area that are festively decorated for the Christmas season. Our Savior's UMC is the fourth destination for a Holiday Bazaar including crafts, baked goods, treasures from 'Grandma's Cupboard', and cookies/refreshments.

Our Savior's United Methodist Church

Age: ages 12+

Uncategorized

10am-3pm Sat. Nov. 1

Vendor Sale & 25 Cent Auction

When auctions start bid 25, 50, or 75 cents depending on the value of the gift. If your paddle number is called and you have your paddle up, you will win the item.

Moose Lodge

Cost: $5 paddles

Music (all ages)

8pm Sat. Nov. 1

The Sue Orfield Show with Eggplant Heroes

Sax player Sue Orfield joins forces with Eggplant Heroes in the seventh episode of “The Sue Orfield Show,” which premieres on Saturday, November 1 at 8pm on Chippewa Valley Community Television (CVCTV), channels 993 and 994, streaming and on demand at cvctv.org/video/.

Cable channels 994 & 993, 101.9FM, and streaming at cvctv.org/video/

Cost: FREE

Sunday, Nov. 2nd, 2014

Visual Art

Check Venue For Hours Sun. Nov. 2

Women's Weekend

You are invited to come and experience a weekend filled with fun, fashion, wine, chocolates & entertainment; all in beautiful Stockholm, Wisconsin. See website for the full schedule of events, times and locations.

Monday, Nov. 3rd, 2014

Leisure

11:06am Mon. Nov. 3

Cute Baby Contest

Cute Baby Contest! Have your cute baby photographed for FREE and entered into our Facebook contest. Call to hold a time. We hope to see you there!

Beyond Photography

Cost: FREE

Age: ages up to5

Leisure

5:30-7:30pm Mon. Nov. 3

Mondays in Motion

Finding a positive outlet for children’s energy can be a challenge for busy parents. When it’s too cold to go outside, join Mayo Clinic Health System’s Wellness ROCKS for Mondays in Motion. When it’s cold outside, Mondays in Motion…

Alliance Church of Menomonie

Cost: FREE, registration is not required

Recreation

7-8:30pm Mon. Nov. 3

Pickleball Clinics

Adult Pickleball 2-day Clinics available on Mondays or Wednesdays. Nov. 3 & 10; Nov. 5 & 12; Jan. 5 & 12; and Jan. 7 & 14.

Cost: $6 per person for 2-day clinic

Age: 18+

Tuesday, Nov. 4th, 2014

Education

1:30-3:30pm Tue. Nov. 4

Pinochle Class

Learn or review the basics of Pinochle.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center

Cost: $12 members, $18 nonmembers

Wednesday, Nov. 5th, 2014

Education

9:30-11:30am Wed. Nov. 5

Beginning Bridge

Beginning Bridge is for persons who have never played Bridge or who want to refresh their basic skills.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center

Cost: $16, $25 members

Food & Drink

4-8pm Wed. Nov. 5

Cocoa Cabal (Chocolate Martini Night)

Every Wednesday iB Artisan Winery & Distillery will feature an array of chocolate martinis and cocktails whipped up using Legacy Chocolate's delicious chocolate sipping sauce. Numerous flavors will be rotated. You'll even be able to request your own flavor concoctions (at your own risk, of course!).

Infinity Beverages Artisan Winery & Distillery

Age: 21+

Food & Drink

5-7:30pm Wed. Nov. 5

Hunter's Stag Party

The Chippewa Falls Knights of Columbus Goldsmith Council #974 will be holding their annual Hunter's Stag on Wednesday, November 5th at the Chippewa Falls KC Hall 236 Pumphouse Road. They will be serving their delicious Hunter's Stew with Cole slaw, Homemade bread and free refreshments from 5-7:30pm.

Knights of Columbus Goldsmith Council 974

Cost: $10

Nightlife

7pm Wed. Nov. 5

Northwoods Brew Pub: Amp Quiz Trivia

First through third teams win substantial bar cash. Get a FREE answer for each night's game and sign up FREE for the state league for at www.ampquiztrivia.com. Get there early to stake out your spot. Some locations offer a FREE pitcher at…

Northwoods Brewpub

Recreation

7-8:30pm Wed. Nov. 5

Pickleball Clinics

Adult Pickleball 2-day Clinics available on Mondays or Wednesdays. Nov. 3 & 10; Nov. 5 & 12; Jan. 5 & 12; and Jan. 7 & 14.

Cost: $6 per person for 2-day clinic

Age: 18+

Thursday, Nov. 6th, 2014

Leisure

11am-7pm Thu. Nov. 6

Paint Your Own Wine Glass

Paint your own wine glass while enjoying delicious wines, and gorgeous views. No reservation required, stemware included.

Cottage Winery & Vineyard

Cost: $6

Education

1:30-3:30pm Thu. Nov. 6

Pinochle Class

Learn or review the basics of Pinochle.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center

Cost: $12 members, $18 nonmembers

Full Slate

5-9pm Thu. Nov. 6

Big Awards Gala

Join Big Brothers Big Sisters as we roll out the purple carpet. Dress to impress at this Oscar-themed event. This event will feature a Master of Ceremonies, ‘Big Awards,’ dinner, a silent auction, and music. Cocktail hour will be from…

Florian Gardens

Causes

6:15pm Thu. Nov. 6

Menomonie Moose Lodge Bingo

6:15pm doors open, hot and cold lunch served, 7:30pm games Start. 17 games total including Progressive Bingo. All proceeds after expenses donated to charitable causes and scholarships. Under 18 must be accompanied by legal guardian.

Menomonie Moose Lodge 1584

Leisure

6:30pm Thu. Nov. 6

Pourhouse Pub Trivia w/ Cush

Pourhouse Pub Trivia is back! Join anytime. New teams are always welcome, singles want to play, stop in, we're a friendly bunch, we'll find you a team. Nightly prizes, as well as seasonal prizes for top winner. Come join Cush for some fun questions and test all your random knowledge.

The Pourhouse

Cost: FREE

Leisure

7-8pm Thu. Nov. 6

Planetarium Show

The planetarium re-opens on Thursday nights this year. Learn about the current constellations and planets and catch up on some astronomy in the news. Free parking available behind Phillips Hall after 3pm. (Children's shows on Saturday mornings).

UW-Eau Claire Planetarium

Age: ages 11+

Leisure

7-9pm Thu. Nov. 6

Chippewa Valley Coin Club

Free monthly meetings for all collectors. Free refreshments served. Meetings begin with camaraderie, then business issues, then after that we have a small coin auction.

VFW Club

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

Friday, Nov. 7th, 2014

Education

9:30-11:30am Fri. Nov. 7

Beginning Bridge

Beginning Bridge is for persons who have never played Bridge or who want to refresh their basic skills.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center

Cost: $16, $25 members

Leisure

6-7:30pm Fri. Nov. 7

Tunes at the Tasting Lounge

Every Friday you can enjoy our 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

Age: 21+

Saturday, Nov. 8th, 2014

Full Slate

8am-5pm Sat. Nov. 8

Hmong New Year Celebration

This event brings together Hmong and non-Hmong members of the campus and Eau Claire communities to play games, watch performances, listen to speakers and sample traditional Hmong food. The Hmong New Year marks the end of the harvest season, and is a time for families to give thanks to their ancestors and welcome in the new year.

Cost: $3 general admission, evening entertainment is $5 in advance or $7 at the door

Leisure

9am-3pm Sat. Nov. 8

Shop til You Drop Holiday Boutique

This holiday boutique sale will feature over 40 local retail and craft vendors in one convenient location. A great place to start holiday shopping, or find something fun for yourself.

Peace Lutheran Church

Leisure

9am-3pm Sat. Nov. 8

Holiday Arts & Crafts Expo

Come and shop our 4th Annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Expo. There is something for everyone of all ages. Many vendors from all over, a bake sale and concessions. Adding additional vendors this year - please contact us to reserve your spot.

Stillson Elementary School

Cost: FREE

Food & Drink

9am-3pm Sat. Nov. 8

Front Porch Pickins Vintage Market

Front Porch Pickins market is THE premiere large-scale vintage market in the west valley. It showcases local talent, skills, and goods that feature anything chippy, rustic, and retro! Over 200 vendors. Nothing mass-produced, so everything you see is unique!

Peoria Sports Complex

Cost: Free

Causes

9:30am-3:30pm Sat. Nov. 8

Quilt Tour 2014

This event benefits The Bridge to Hope, the Menomonie agency that offers shelter, support, information, and referrals to those affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking. This year's tour adds a number of fabric vendors, demonstrations, and raffles at most locations, and a lunch at Cedarbrook Church 11am-1pm.

Locations: First Congregational United Church of Christ, 420 Wilson Ave, Menomonie // Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 910 9th Street E, Menomonie // St. Joseph's Parish Hall, 910 Wilson Ave, Menomonie // Cedarbrook Church, N6714 470th St., Menomonie // Woodland Ridge Retreat, E4620 Co. Rd. C, Downsville

First Congregational United Church of Christ

Cost: $12, in advance: $10

Kids

3-7pm Sat. Nov. 8

Beaver Creek Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting activities will take place in the Main lodge. The silent auction and social hour will begin in the afternoon, with the business meeting, dinner and live auction to follow. Also new this year, we will provide a children’s program and meal at the same time, in the Nature Center. Non-members welcome.

Beaver Creek Reserve

Sunday, Nov. 9th, 2014

Full Slate

8am-5pm Sun. Nov. 9

Hmong New Year Celebration

This event brings together Hmong and non-Hmong members of the campus and Eau Claire communities to play games, watch performances, listen to speakers and sample traditional Hmong food. The Hmong New Year marks the end of the harvest season, and is a time for families to give thanks to their ancestors and welcome in the new year.

Cost: $3 general admission, evening entertainment is $5 in advance or $7 at the door

Visual Art

9am-2pm Sun. Nov. 9

Fair Trade Craft Sale

All items are provided to SERRV a fair trade organization that deals directly with artisans and farmers in low-income regions of the world. Featuring vendors selling baskets, jewelry, food, home decor, toys, Christmas decorations, and musical…

First Congregational UCC

Cost: FREE admission

Music (all ages)

3pm Sun. Nov. 9

Saint Cecilia Sing!

On Sunday, November 9, at 3 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Parish on Highland Ave. in Eau Claire, (right after their Fall Festival), choirs of the Eau Claire Deanery will present their second annual Saint Cecilia Sing concert, in memory of Msgr. Klimek.

Immaculate Conception Parish

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