Wednesday, Dec. 13th, 2017

5-8:45pm Wed. Dec. 13

The Paint Shack

Enjoy a fun day/evening of painting made easy and exciting. A talented social artist will instruct you step by step through recreating the featured painting of the night. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $35 but somem special events are $10-$40

Age: All Ages

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

7:30-9:45pm Wed. Dec. 13

Swing Lesson and Dancing

Swing will be taught in this beginning and intermediate series on Wed nights. All dancers are welcome to attend. There will be a practice dance after the lesson. Casual attire.

Eau Claire Moose Lodge 3606 Curvue Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $12 per person

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

6:30-8:30pm Fri. Dec. 15

The Paint Shack

Enjoy a fun day/evening of painting made easy and exciting. A talented social artist will instruct you step by step through recreating the featured painting of the night. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $35 but somem special events are $10-$40

Age: All Ages

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

6:30-8:30pm Sat. Dec. 16

The Paint Shack

Enjoy a fun day/evening of painting made easy and exciting. A talented social artist will instruct you step by step through recreating the featured painting of the night. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $35 but somem special events are $10-$40

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

10-11:30am Sun. Dec. 17

Festival of Lights Celebration

Come learn about the holiday traditions of many religions which celebrate the returning of the light this time of year. Some of the traditions we learn about include Christmas, Divali, Kwanzaa, Santa Lucia, and others. Childcare is available, and a coffee hour follows the celebration.

Unitarian Society of Menomonie 105 21st Street North, Menomonie

Cost: Free

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Sun. Dec. 17

The Paint Shack

Enjoy a fun day/evening of painting made easy and exciting. A talented social artist will instruct you step by step through recreating the featured painting of the night. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $35 but somem special events are $10-$40

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+

6:30-8:30pm Mon. Dec. 18

The Paint Shack

Enjoy a fun day/evening of painting made easy and exciting. A talented social artist will instruct you step by step through recreating the featured painting of the night. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $35 but somem special events are $10-$40

Age: All Ages

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

6:30-8:30pm Tue. Dec. 19

The Paint Shack

Enjoy a fun day/evening of painting made easy and exciting. A talented social artist will instruct you step by step through recreating the featured painting of the night. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $35 but somem special events are $10-$40

Age: All Ages

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

1-4pm Wed. Dec. 20

The Paint Shack

Enjoy a fun day/evening of painting made easy and exciting. A talented social artist will instruct you step by step through recreating the featured painting of the night. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $35 but somem special events are $10-$40

Age: All Ages

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

6:30-8:30pm Wed. Dec. 20

The Paint Shack

Enjoy a fun day/evening of painting made easy and exciting. A talented social artist will instruct you step by step through recreating the featured painting of the night. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $35 but somem special events are $10-$40

Age: All Ages

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

11am-2pm Thu. Dec. 21

Ladies Oasis Tea Party

A sampling of different teas, a class on the hour for proper steeping of tea, and how to make a variety of delicious Chai tea too. Plus sales throughout the garden center and FREE gift wrapping.

Green Oasis Gardens 1403 122nd Street, Chippewa Falls

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

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

The Paint Shack

Enjoy a fun day/evening of painting made easy and exciting. A talented social artist will instruct you step by step through recreating the featured painting of the night. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $35 but somem special events are $10-$40

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

6:30-8:30pm Fri. Dec. 22

The Paint Shack

Enjoy a fun day/evening of painting made easy and exciting. A talented social artist will instruct you step by step through recreating the featured painting of the night. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $35 but somem special events are $10-$40

Age: All Ages

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

6:30-8:30pm Sat. Dec. 23

The Paint Shack

Enjoy a fun day/evening of painting made easy and exciting. A talented social artist will instruct you step by step through recreating the featured painting of the night. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $35 but somem special events are $10-$40

Age: All Ages

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

Monday, Dec. 25th, 2017

7am-9:30pm Mon. Dec. 25

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

1:30-3:30pm Mon. Dec. 25

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

6:30-8:30pm Mon. Dec. 25

The Paint Shack

Enjoy a fun day/evening of painting made easy and exciting. A talented social artist will instruct you step by step through recreating the featured painting of the night. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $35 but somem special events are $10-$40

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Dec. 26th, 2017

7am-9:30pm Tue. Dec. 26

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

6:30-8:30pm Tue. Dec. 26

The Paint Shack

Enjoy a fun day/evening of painting made easy and exciting. A talented social artist will instruct you step by step through recreating the featured painting of the night. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $35 but somem special events are $10-$40

Age: All Ages

Wednesday, Dec. 27th, 2017

7am-9:30pm Wed. Dec. 27

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

Ongoing Events For 12/13/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc