Friday, Sep. 19th, 2014

Fitness

5:30pm Fri. Sep. 19

Abs on Fire

Thirty minutes of a hard "core" work out with Dragonfly's personal trainer Josh Bafford.

Cost: $8

Education

5:30-9:30pm Fri. Sep. 19

Heartsaver CPR

Call to register and for meeting location.

Menomonie Mayo Clinic Health System - Red Cedar

Cost: $30

Leisure

6-7:30pm Fri. Sep. 19

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+

Recreation

6-10:30pm Fri. Sep. 19

36th Annual Punky Manor Challenge of Champions Race

All six Classes will be in action: Late Models, Modifieds, Super Stocks, Street Stocks, Midwest Modifieds and Pure Stocks. Check out our Facebook page for more up-to-date information: Red Cedar Speedway.

Red Cedar Speedway

Cost: Cost TBA

Music

6pm Fri. Sep. 19

Davey J's One Man Acoustical Band

Davey J returns to Infinity Beverages for a fall Friday acoustic rockin' show. Come enjoy artisan beverages and the fine and mellow acoustic vibe of Davey J at a casual but elegant downtown venue.

Infinity Beverages Artisan Winery & Distillery

Cost: FREE

Movies

6pm Fri. Sep. 19

22 Jump Street

After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college.

Applied Arts, room 210

Cost: FREE

Music

6:30pm Fri. Sep. 19

Phila Friday's Open Mic

The Phila Initiative is a group of young socially active students and artists that formed a year ago with the backing of UWStout's Multicultural Student Services. Come to the first Phila Fridays open mic to enjoy poetry, music, & great food. Sign up starts at 6:30pm. Open mic 7-9pm.

Acoustic Cafe, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Music

7-10pm Fri. Sep. 19

The Shillelagh Lads

Spend summer with the Lads! They sing, they wear silly hats and regale you with charming Irish tales& tunes. What else could you ask for? Invite your friends for a rabble-rousin', mug-poundin', foot-stompin' good time. Dancers included. Call Houligans for reservations.

Houligans Steak & Seafood Pub

Cost: $8

Full Slate

7pm Fri. Sep. 19

Steven Hobert CD Release: Ocean Eyes

Steven Hobert is a UWEC grad who composes and improvises piano pieces. Ocean Eyes is his debut solo album, featuring sweeping waves, spirit dances, and tiptoe explorations through magical landscapes.

The Volume One Gallery

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Music

7-11pm Fri. Sep. 19

Two Way Street

Mick and Dave return to The Moose playing your favorite dance tunes from the 50's and 60's with a little Neil Diamond thrown in. Come out and enjoy the best dance floor in the area.

Moose Lodge

Age: 21+

Movies

7pm Fri. Sep. 19

UWEC Campus Films: Young Frankenstein

Dr. Frederick Frankenstein (Gene Wilder) is a neurosurgeon who has spent years trying to live down the family reputation. When he inherits his notorious grandfather's castle in Transylvania he reluctantly moves in — and is soon inspired to continue his experiments in reanimating the dead.

Woodland Theatre

Cost: FREE for students; $4 community member card

Age: Rated PG

Nightlife

7pm Fri. Sep. 19

UWEC Hilltop Center: Amp Quiz Trivia

First through third teams win substantial 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. Giant FREE cookie for "Best Team Name." Team…

Education

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Sep. 19

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…

Eau Claire YMCA Fitness and Training Center

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

Music (all ages)

7:30pm Fri. Sep. 19

La Cage Aux Folles

Georges, owner of a Saint-Tropez nightclub is partnered with his high-strung star performer. Life is good until Georges' son turns up engaged to the daughter of a conservative politician.

The Grand Theatre

Cost: $20 adults, $18 seniors, $10 students

Music

7:30-9pm Fri. Sep. 19

Madison Ballet's Fascinatin' Rhythm

Madison Ballet's "Fascinatin' Rhythm" delights and dazzles with a performance featuring some of the world's most beloved music. From the Italian classics of "La Luce d'Amore" to the jazzy and romantic works of Gershwin in George Balanchine's iconic "Who Cares?", this program will please dance fans and music lovers alike.

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts

Cost: $28

Recreation

7:30pm Fri. Sep. 19

Folk Dance with live music from Bulgarika Band

International folk dancing to live music provided by the "Bulgarika" band from New York City. This group of four Bulgarian masters sing and play the enchanting music of Bulgaria on traditional instruments. This is a dance event - very limited seating available.

YMCA Fitness Center

Fitness

8pm Fri. Sep. 19

Sherman Star River Run

The Sherman Star River Run is a self-timed 2 mile fun run/walk to benefit the students of Sherman Elementary School. The course begins at Owen Park and runs along the scenic Chippewa River Trail to Phoenix Park. From there, participants will loop back along the trail back to Owen Park.

Owen Park Bandshell/Chippewa River Trail

Cost: $15 adults, $10 kids under 12

Music

8-10pm Fri. Sep. 19

Borders + 10 Thousand Leeks

The newly minted "Borders" is the culmination of a decade of musicianship. A a 4-piece Alt Rock band from Lacrosse: Driven vocals, snaking guitars, percussive bass, and heavy rhythms define the style behind this energetic quad. 10 Thousand Leeks, a marvelous band of UWEC students, will open.

The Cabin

Cost: FREE

Music

8:30pm Fri. Sep. 19

Code Blue w/ Catya & Sue

Performing a mix of original and traditional blues, swing, and R&B, Code Blue features singer/songwriter, Catya; tenor saxophonist, Sue Orfield; Lucas Fischer on lead guitar and vocals; Randy Sinz on bass and vocals; and John LeBrun on drums. Code Blue--it’s a killer band.

Pizza Plus

Cost: FREE

Movies

9pm Fri. Sep. 19

22 Jump Street

After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college.

Applied Arts, room 210

Cost: FREE

Music

9:30pm-1:30am Fri. Sep. 19

Cragars

The Beatles to Nirvana, Elvis to Seven Mary Three, the Cragars play a healthy mix of rock n' roll music.

O'Leary's Pub

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

10pm Fri. Sep. 19

FM Down + Green Screen Kid + The Strips

FM Down is local rock band inspired by The Killers, The Weakerthans, and Jimmy Eat World. Appleton hard rockers Green Screen Kid and local alternative rock band The Strips fill out the night. Door at 8pm.

House of Rock

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

Saturday, Sep. 20th, 2014

Art Ongoing

Check Venue For Hours Sat. Sep. 20

Art on the Bus from Lakeshore Elementary School

The young artists from K-5th will be on display for one year. The new art for Lakeshore School will be launched May 30. So, take the bus and check out the work. Ms. Jenae Werner, teacher Ms. Deb Lewis, Partnership Coordinator.

Visual Art

Sat. Sep. 20

Sculpture Tour Eau Claire

Enjoy this outdoor, interactive, free exhibit of sculptures displayed nearly year-round, twenty-four hours a day. The sculptures are owned by the artists who created them and are loaned to Eau Claire’s exhibit for 48-50 weeks. Each May a new set of sculptures arrives in the Eau Claire community for display and enjoyment.

Cost: FREE

Food & Drink

Sat. Sep. 20

12th Annual Chippewa Falls Oktoberfest

Roll out the barrel with a weekend celebrating German heritage. Enjoy four stages with a variety of live entertainment, plus a giant pumpkin weigh-off, beer stein holding and sauerkraut eating competitions, a German Fashion show, and plenty of food and drink vendors.

Cost: $8 daily gate admission; $15 three day admission

Age: All ages

Wellness

Check Venue For Hours Sat. Sep. 20

Healer Heal Thyself: A Gift of Healing & Awareness for Healers & Caregivers

Join the horses to learn how your intuition, emotion and energy are affected by stress. Horses read our body physiology & respond. After 2 days (9am-4pm), our goal is for you to leave feeling refreshed & with a renewed spirit to honor yourself and continue to offer healing, caring and love to others.

Equine Inspired Wellness, LLC

Cost: $495

Age: ages 15+

Visual Art

Sat. Sep. 20

Arts Coming Together art show

Our September monthly artists are from the non-profit group Arts Coming Together. They are an agency est. in 1992 for artists that want to make a difference in the community and in the lives of people of all ages. The classes and workshops are taught by local and visiting artists.

Acoustic Cafe, Menomonie

Visual Art

Sat. Sep. 20

"Near and Far" Art Exhibit by Roger Gehrke

Much of Robert Gehrke's work demonstrates the contrast between closely examined detail and deep space. He likes the counterpoints of flatness and volume, fragile and enduring, calm and chaos, personal and universal, familiar and strange. The…

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library

Cost: FREE

Recreation

Sat. Sep. 20

Chippewa Valley Rock-n-Roll Kickball Classic

More than just a tournament, this two-day event is open to the public and features great bands, free Kubb, beanbags, plenty of food & beer, and more. Bands on Friday: Heart Pills at 7pm, Drunk Drivers at 9pm. Bands on Saturday: Michael Rambo…

Cost: FREE admission to attendees, $20 admission to the 92.9 The X Birthday Bash

Visual Art

Check Venue For Hours Sat. Sep. 20

From Houdini to Hugo: The Art of Brian Selznick

The Foster Gallery at UW-Eau Claire will host an exhibit titled "From Houdini to Hugo: The Art of Brian Selznick." The exhibit will feature illustrations by prominent children's book illustrator Brian Selznick and curated by the National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature.

Foster Gallery, Haas Fine Arts Center, UWEC

Cost: FREE

Visual Art

Check Venue For Hours Sat. Sep. 20

Fertile Ground: Artwork by Hope Greene, Catelyn Mailloux and Constance Denchy

An exhibition by three artists who have found their artistic practice supported in some way by Eau Claire's Christ Church Cathedral. The show includes "The Question Lakes" photographs by Hope Greene, "Novel v. Fixed" drawings by Catelyn Mailloux, and "Splash and All" paintings by Constance Denchy.

The Heyde Center for the Arts

Cost: FREE

Food & Drink

Check Venue For Hours Sat. Sep. 20

Booya Days in Cadott

This fall event offers free Booya soup, arts and craft dealers and entertainment for the family throughout the day on Main Street.

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

Fall Harvest

Sat. Sep. 20

Scarecrow Makin' Days & Contest

Your fall decorating isn't complete without a scarecrow. Bring in some old, funky clothes, boots, hats & other fashion accessories to create a prized scarecrow. We'll provide the straw and clean up the mess. Post pictures of your scarecrows on our Facebook page for all to enjoy and be inspired.

Down To Earth Garden Center

Cost: FREE

Kids

Check Venue For Hours Sat. Sep. 20

Celebrate the Harvest Festival

Corn maze, play area, pedal toy track, Spooky Ridge Trail, wagon rides, pumpkins, country store and more, including a petting zoo on the weekends.

Pleasant Valley Tree Farm

Age: All ages

Recreation

Sat. Sep. 20

Adult Volleyball Leagues

Adult Women's Volleyball and COED Volleyball League Registration for Fall/Winter Season is Sept 1-Oct 1. League play is Oct 20-March. See http://goo.gl/irWQmF (www.eauclairewi.gov). Non-officiated: Women and Coed (Mondays); Officiated: Women (Wed) and Coed (Thur).

Eau Claire Parks & Recreation Department

Cost: Team Fees: Non-Offciated ($245); Officiated ($345) Before Sep. 24

Age: ages 18+

Fitness

Check Venue For Hours Sat. Sep. 20

Curves Open House

Check out our new equipment, new workouts, new owner, new everything! New members get 30 Days FREE.

Curves

Cost: FREE

Age: ages 16+

Visual Art

7:30am-1pm Sat. Sep. 20

Eau Claire Artist Market

The Artist Market of Eau Claire is an event that runs along side the Downtown Farmers Market in Phoenix Park. The event runs most Saturdays May 31st-Sep. 20. The Artist Market features handmade arts and crafts by local artisans.

Food & Drink

7:30am-1pm Sat. Sep. 20

Downtown Eau Claire Farmers Market

Seasonal, locally grown vegetables and fruits, plus baked goods, dairy products, meat, honey, maple syrup, flowers, art, coffee, and more. An Art Market featuring local artists appears most Saturdays throughout the season.

Education

8am Sat. Sep. 20

Zumba

A Latin based shake your booty aerobic workout for any level. Instructor: Emily Balow.

Cost: $5

Leisure

8am-1pm Sat. Sep. 20

Menomonie Farmers Market

A typical market day will feature 15-20 vendors displaying locally produced vegetables, fruits, honey, maple syrup, bison, pork, baked goods, plants, lotions and soaps, coffee, and craft items.

Leisure

8-11am Sat. Sep. 20

Chippewa Valley Cars and Coffee

Chippewa Valley Cars and Coffee is an informal gathering of automotive enthusiasts on every 3rd Saturday of the Month. We are buying the coffee and donuts, we just ask that you bring your cars and friends.

Action City

Cost: FREE

Fitness

9am Sat. Sep. 20

Serious Circuits

Thirty minutes of intense circuit training with Dragonfly's personal trainer Josh Bafford.

Cost: $8

Causes

9am Sat. Sep. 20

Out of the Darkness Walk for Suicide Prevention

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is devoted to reaching out to people with mental disorders and those affected by suicide. Walks support the AFSP's mission of education and research to identify and treat the warning signs of suicide.

Carson Park

Visual Art

9am-4:30pm Sat. Sep. 20

Barbara Shafer, Movement

An on-going exhibit in the dance studio on the second floor of the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center

Cost: FREE

Fitness

9-10am Sat. Sep. 20

Z.Vida Fitness ZUMBA Classes

Join us for an exhilarating hour of fun Zumba fitness. Classes are geared to accommodate all ages and fitness levels. Throw on some comfy workout gear, grab a water bottle, and get ready for a crazy great time of burning calories while dancing among friends. Need not be coordinated to attend.

Z.Vida Fitness - Danz Kraze Studio - Banbury Place

Cost: $5

Age: 7+

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