Saturday, Apr. 19th, 2014

Leisure

9am-3pm Sat. Apr. 19

Craft/Vendor Show

New spring items & garden/yard art, crafts, vendors, hand made wind chimes, beaded jewelry, $1 paperbacks, BBQ lunch, plate posies, Tastefully Simple, Scentsy, 31 gifts, Tupperware, beautiful wood plant stands, shelves, tissue holders, handmade toys, headbands, shaggy scarves, Miche purses, Xango juice, 35+ booths.

Veterans Center of Menomonie

Kids

9-11am Sat. Apr. 19

Eau Claire Easter Egg Hunt

Join us for Annual EC Easter Egg Hunt at Carson Park. Its fun for the whole family at any age. Family friendly activities will be onsite leading up to Egg Hunt at 10am.

Pine Pavilion, Carson Park

Cost: FREE

Food & Drink

1pm Sat. Apr. 19

Tour & Tasting @ Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery

Ever wonder what goes into making wines and spirits? Here is your chance to get a behind the scenes tour of EC's only Winery and Distillery. Come thirsty to learn our history, how wines and spirits are produced, and (best of all) sample the finished products. Reservations strongly recommended.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery

Cost: $10

Age: 21+

Recreation

6-10pm Sat. Apr. 19

Luck of the Draw Cricket Dart Tourney

Hipps Pub is hosting a Luck of the Draw Cricket Dart Tourney. This is a race to two games and double elimination. More money added if we get 10+ teams.

Hipps Pub

Cost: $10 per participant

Age: 21+

Education

8-9pm Sat. Apr. 19

Hobbs Observatory Astronomical Series

Public programs on various astronomical topics are presented at Hobbs Observatory in the Beaver Creek Reserve. Programs are hosted by the Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society (CVAS). If skies are clear, the observatory will be open for viewing after the program. Visit www.cvastro.org for details.

Hobbs Observatory

Cost: FREE

Sunday, Apr. 20th, 2014

Uncategorized

Check Venue For Hours Sun. Apr. 20

Black Thumb Glass Grand Opening

Live glass blowing, door prizes, raffles with many chances to win tees, hoodies, and custom hand-blown glass with discounts and deals all weekend long.

Kids

2pm Sun. Apr. 20

Action City Easter Egg Hunt

All hidden plastic eggs will be full of candy, tickets and/or tokens. Some lucky eggs will also feature certificates for larger prizes such as a free water park pass or Action City pass.

Action City

Cost: $2/child, optional Action City play special: $15 for three hours of unlimited play on attractions and non-ticket arcade games

Tuesday, Apr. 22nd, 2014

Recreation

4:31-8pm Tue. Apr. 22

Earth Day Celebration

Park clean up, kids games, lawn games, and a potluck. Free sunflower seeds to plant for all people helping to clean up the park.

Irvine Park

Cost: FREE

Wednesday, Apr. 23rd, 2014

Recreation

Wed. Apr. 23

Open Swimming

No swimming March 19. Children 8 or younger must be accompanied by a responsible supervisor at least 13 years old. For more information contact Eau Claire Parks and Recreation, 715-839-5032.

Northstar Middle School

Cost: $3/individual or City Pass punch card

Food & Drink

4-8pm Wed. Apr. 23

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+

Education

6-8pm Wed. Apr. 23

American Indian History: Poster Presentations

Students from Chippewa Valley Technical College will present posters about the history of American Indians from 6-8:00 p.m. in Room 103A/B. The community is invited to view the poster displays and chat with the students who will be explaining their research projects. Refreshments will be served.

Chippewa Valley Technical College

Thursday, Apr. 24th, 2014

Leisure

11am-7pm Thu. Apr. 24

Paint Wine Glasses

Paint a Wine Glass and sip on wine in the beautiful country side. No reservations needed.

Cottage Winery & Vineyard

Education

5-7pm Thu. Apr. 24

Habla en la Cabra (Talk at The Goat)

PRACTICE SPANISH! Looking for a way to connect with other Spanish language learners in the area? Habla en la Cabra is a great supplement to college Spanish classes, or the perfect way to keep up your Spanish if you have no other way of practicing! ALL LEVELS WELCOME! facebook.com/habla.cabra

The Goat Coffee House

Cost: Free

Causes

5:30-10:30pm Thu. Apr. 24

Big Brothers Big Sisters' Bowl For Kids’ Sake

The 2014 Bowl for Kids’ Sake will be bowling through TV Land! Grab your family, friends, or co-workers and form a team. You can have a ball while making a difference in a child’s life. Registration is now open, visit www.bbbsnw.org or call 800-648-1696 for more information. Start at 5:30pm or 8pm.

Falls Bowl

Words

6pm Thu. Apr. 24

ScrabbleBee 2014

ScrabbleBee is a team “competition” for groups of 6 people working with a Scrabble game board and a bag of 100 tiles. Pizza, soda, popcorn and a cash bar add to the fun. Prizes are awarded to the top teams. Buy a chance to win a gift …

Sleep Inn & Suites/29 Pines

Cost: $350 team registration

Causes

6:15pm Thu. Apr. 24

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

Education

6:30pm Thu. Apr. 24

Around the Farm Table Screening and Q&A

Join us around the farm table for a screening and 'meet the farmer' Q&A. Around the Farm Table is a new Public Television series featuring food and ingredients from area Wisconsin farmers. Dairy farmer and host Inga takes the viewer on a tour…

The Volume One Gallery

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Friday, Apr. 25th, 2014

Recreation

Check Venue For Hours Fri. Apr. 25

Spring Open House

Three day weekend full of seminars, activities and giveaways. Awesome weekend only sale prices and one big grand prize drawing. Free food vendor samples from local area businesses including Perkins Family Restaurant, Wissota Meat Market and Smiling Moose Deli.

Green Oasis Gardens

Cost: FREE

Recreation

11am-9pm Fri. Apr. 25

No Brand Con

The Chippewa Valley's premiere event for Anime, tabletop gaming, videogames, and general geekery is back for the 13th year. Adults and kids alike will enjoy a weekend of panels, cosplay, games, tournaments and fun.

The Plaza Hotel & Suites

Cost: $35 (In advance: $30), FREE kids under 13

Full Slate

5pm Fri. Apr. 25

Eau Claire County Democrats Annual Spring Gala

A night of fundraising hoopla with Stan Gruszynski and the Gregmoorian Chanters for the Eau Claire County Democratic Party. There will also be a raffle and silent auction.

Clarion Inn Campus Area

Cost: $30, $15 students

Causes

5:30-10:30pm Fri. Apr. 25

Big Brothers Big Sisters' Bowl For Kids’ Sake

The 2014 Bowl for Kids’ Sake will be bowling through TV Land. Grab your family, friends, or co-workers and form a team. You can have a ball while making a difference in a child’s life. Registration is now open, visit www.bbbsnw.org or call 800-648-1696 for more information. Start at 5:30pm or 8pm.

Broadway Bowl

Leisure

6-7:30pm Fri. Apr. 25

Tunes at the Tasting Lounge (Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery)

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. Remember: Buy 3, Get 1 FREE bottle deals during and after the show.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery

Age: 21+

Causes

7pm-7am Fri. Apr. 25

American Cancer Society Relay for Life

Hosted by UW-Eau Claire's Colleges Against Cancer student organization. A cancer survivor will speak at the event kickoff ceremony at 7pm, Apr. 25, with the relay to follow at 7:30pm. The night's activities also will include entertainment,…

Kids

11:59pm-6am Fri. Apr. 25

Action City Christian Lock-In

Join Action City and WWIB Radio for this fun, family friendly event! Admission includes unlimited play on attractions & non-ticket video arcade games, bottomless fountain soda, assorted pizza buffet, and a 45 minute devotional feat. live music by Breaking Chains and Young-Life Director for the Chippewa Valley Eric Johnson as guest speaker.

Action City

Cost: $25/person in advance, $28 at the door (purchase 10+ tickets and receive a $5 discount per ticket)

Saturday, Apr. 26th, 2014

Recreation

Check Venue For Hours Sat. Apr. 26

Spring Open House

Three day weekend full of seminars, activities and giveaways. Awesome weekend only sale prices and one big grand prize drawing. Free food vendor samples from local area businesses including Perkins Family Restaurant, Wissota Meat Market and Smiling Moose Deli.

Green Oasis Gardens

Cost: FREE

Recreation

8am-7pm Sat. Apr. 26

No Brand Con

The Chippewa Valley's premiere event for Anime, tabletop gaming, videogames, and general geekery is back for the 13th year. Adults and kids alike will enjoy a weekend of panels, cosplay, games, tournaments and fun.

The Plaza Hotel & Suites

Cost: $35 (In advance: $30), FREE kids under 13

Fitness

9am-noon Sat. Apr. 26

Downtown Chippewa Falls Earth Day Cleanup

Join us as we clean up our downtown! Registration starts in Harmony Courtyard at 8:30am. Supplies are provided and all volunteers receive a FREE t-shirt. Central Lutheran Church will be serving a free breakfast from 7-9am at 28 E. Columbia Street for volunteers and the community.

Harmony Courtyard

Leisure

9am-3pm Sat. Apr. 26

Southview Elementary Spring Craft & Book Fair

Enjoy a day of shopping and eating, while supporting Southview Elementary's PTO. We will have around 50 crafters, bake sale and concession stand. $1 donation at the door. The Scholastic Book Fair is buy one get one free.

Southview Elementary School

Sunday, Apr. 27th, 2014

Recreation

Check Venue For Hours Sun. Apr. 27

Spring Open House

Three day weekend full of seminars, activities and giveaways. Awesome weekend only sale prices and one big grand prize drawing. Free food vendor samples from local area businesses including Perkins Family Restaurant, Wissota Meat Market and Smiling Moose Deli.

Green Oasis Gardens

Cost: FREE

Recreation

8am-noon Sun. Apr. 27

No Brand Con

The Chippewa Valley's premiere event for Anime, tabletop gaming, videogames, and general geekery is back for the 13th year. Adults and kids alike will enjoy a weekend of panels, cosplay, games, tournaments and fun.

The Plaza Hotel & Suites

Cost: $35 (In advance: $30), FREE kids under 13

Monday, Apr. 28th, 2014

Education

1-2pm Mon. Apr. 28

Introduction to the Most Popular Poker Games

An introduction to the basics of Blackjack, the most popular form of poker, Texas Hold'em & provides an introduction to 5- & 7-card stud & draw poker, along with variations of these basic games.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center

Cost: $5m/$7.50nm

Tuesday, Apr. 29th, 2014
Wednesday, Apr. 30th, 2014

Recreation

Wed. Apr. 30

Open Swimming

No swimming March 19. Children 8 or younger must be accompanied by a responsible supervisor at least 13 years old. For more information contact Eau Claire Parks and Recreation, 715-839-5032.

Northstar Middle School

Cost: $3/individual or City Pass punch card

Food & Drink

4-8pm Wed. Apr. 30

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+

Thursday, May. 1st, 2014

Wellness

10:30am Thu. May. 1

Thankful Thursdays

Celebrate the good things life has to offer. Participants will have the opportunity to informally gather and share special days – birthdays and holidays – with others. An inspirational film or reading with a theme of gratitude will also…

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