Friday, Oct. 24th, 2014

Nightlife

7pm Fri. Oct. 24

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…

Music (all ages)

7-10pm Fri. Oct. 24

Hound Dog and Pretty Kitty: Rawkabilly Ball

Calling all hound dogs and pretty kitties! Join us for our very first Rawkabilly Ball. Time to break out the red lipstick, saddle shoes, and white T-shirts to benefits the Dunn County Humane Society. Take a trip back in time with the art of Laura Lee and the music of the era.

The Raw Deal

Cost: $2 suggested donation

Music

7pm Fri. Oct. 24

Brian Bethke

Brian Bethke has been playing guitar and writing songs since he was 13 years old. He has released 7 albums of his home recorded demos, toured the United States, appeared on Wisconsin Public Radio's Spectrum West and Big River Radio Waves,…

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Music

7pm Fri. Oct. 24

Big Band Monster Bash

Featuring many jazz bands from area high schools and UWEC for a great Halloween-themed night of dancing.

Eau Claire Masonic Building

Cost: $7, $5 youth & student

Nightlife

7pm Fri. Oct. 24

Erik Brandt & The Urban Hillbilly Quartet

Erik Brandt has been the ringleader of the award-winning eclectic Twin Cities-based Urban Hillbilly Quartet since 1995. He’s played in venues all over the USA, Canada, & Austrailia. UHQ performs mainly original music in the Americana genre and have recorded 8 albums together.

Acoustic Cafe, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Full Slate

7-9pm Fri. Oct. 24

The 48 Hour Video Project: Heroes and Villains

The 48 Hour Video Project is an annual event where aspiring filmmakers from the student body and community are presented with the opportunity to show off their knowledge, skills, and passion for filmmaking – on a very tight deadline.

Student Organization and Leadership Center on the second floor of Davies at the UW-Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Movies

7pm Fri. Oct. 24

Wadjda

The first feature film ever shot in Saudi Arabia and directed by the first female filmmaker in Saudi Arabia, Wadjda is an astounding feat of cinema. Wadjda is a 10 year old girl who wants to buy herself a bike, something her society thinks is…

Woodland Theatre

Uncategorized

7-11pm Fri. Oct. 24

Spooky Hollow Haunted Barn

Spooky Hollow Haunted Barn is a family ran haunted house 5 miles east of Mondovi or 4 mile west of Eleva. There is a corn maze along with the haunted barn.

Cost: $7

Music (all ages)

7-11pm Fri. Oct. 24

Piano Fondue - Dueling Pianos

Piano Fondue is a wildly entertaining rock-n-roll dueling pianos show in which small pieces of songs are mixed together into hot medleys and crowds of people gather to partake in its sweet goodness.

The Plus

Cost: $25

Education

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Oct. 24

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

Stage

7:30pm Fri. Oct. 24

On Golden Pond

This is the adventurous love story of Ethel and Norman Thayer, returning to their summer home on Golden Pond for the forty-eighth year. They are visited by their divorced, middle-aged daughter and her dentist fiancé who head off to Europe leaving behind his defiant teenage son who the couple take on as the grandson they never had.

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts

Cost: $15 Adult tickets and $12 Senior/Student

Stage

7:30pm Fri. Oct. 24

Love of the Nightingale

Written by Timberlake Wertenbaker and directed Jennifer Chapman, this production is an adaptation of the Ancient Greek legend of the rape of Philomela by her brother-in-law Tereus, and the gruesome revenge undertaken by Philomela and her…

Riverside Theatre

Cost: Contact the Service Center for tickets at 715-836-3727

Stage

7:30pm Fri. Oct. 24

Arthur's Halloween

Arthur thinks everything about Halloween is scary – D.W.’s costume, even his morning snack! – but he’s most afraid of the big spooky house on the corner where no one wants to go trick-or-treating. Arthur’s fears are eventually…

The Oxford

Cost: Reserved seating tickets are $8 for youth/students and $12 for seniors/adults

Music

8-10pm Fri. Oct. 24

Emily Forst

Emily Forst’s debut album, Here We Go, is a timely collection of songs of hope, healing, and faith, combining elements of pop, soul and Americana. Emily has toured extensively across the US and Europe and critics have praised her soaring vocals and gifted songwriting.

The Cabin

Cost: FREE

Music

8:30pm-midnight Fri. Oct. 24

Two Way Street

Mickey Lynnes and Dave Engedal return to Sammy's with their duo. Stop in and enjoy a famous Sammy's pizza and some great music.

Sammy's Pizza

Cost: $2

Age: 21+

Nightlife

8:30pm Fri. Oct. 24

Comedian Todd Andrews

Todd Andrews comedian.

Cell Block Lounge

Cost: advance tickets: $15 or $20/couple; $20 at the door

Age: 21+

Music

9:30pm Fri. Oct. 24

The Big Deeks

Big Deeks play a variety of music from the 50s to now, including some country, and also offer a DJ service during breaks.

O'Leary's Pub

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

9:30pm-1:30am Fri. Oct. 24

The Contingency Band

Rye Dawg Productions along with Slideitin Records will be bringing The Contingency Band all weekend long to Ted's Timberlodge.

Ted's Timber Lodge

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

10pm Fri. Oct. 24

Nick Foytik Band

Electric and acoustic blues, folk, and rock n' roll.

The Mousetrap

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Saturday, Oct. 25th, 2014

Art Ongoing

Check Venue For Hours Sat. Oct. 25

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. Oct. 25

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

Visual Art

Sat. Oct. 25

Dust on my Boots

During the month of October 2014, the Heyde Center, in collaboration with UW-Eau Claire will host this visual artist exhibit. "Dust on My Boots" is a Veteran's-only exhibition featuring works from around the Midwest. Through art Veterans who have been in conflict zones can talk about their struggles returning to civilian life.

The Heyde Center for the Arts

Cost: FREE

Kids

Check Venue For Hours Sat. Oct. 25

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

Uncategorized

Check Venue For Hours Sat. Oct. 25

Flyway Film Festival

An annual celebration bringing together cinema enthusiasts, filmmakers and artists to discover the best in independent film in Pepin, Stockholm and Maiden Rock, and Red Wing, MN. Highlighting 45 feature-length and short films from Menomonie to the Ukraine, plus special filmmaker awards, a keynote address, education programs, and festivities.

Food & Drink

7:30am-1pm Sat. Oct. 25

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

7:30am Sat. Oct. 25

Car Control Class

Staggered times beginning at 7:30am for approximately nine hours.

Chippewa Valley Technical College

Cost: $30

Education

8am Sat. Oct. 25

Zumba

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

Cost: $5

Fitness

8-8:45am Sat. Oct. 25

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.

Education

8am-6pm Sat. Oct. 25

6th Annual Expressions in Wood Expo

Formerly Wisconsin Woodturners Expo), enjoy lathe woodturning demonstrations, exhibitors, "learn-to-turn" workshops for youths and beginning woodturners, hands-on demonstrations. vendors and an Instant Art Gallery. This will be a great opportunity to learn the basics of woodturning and woodcarving.

The Plaza Hotel & Suites

Cost: FREE

Recreation

8am-4pm Sat. Oct. 25

Menomonie Area Gun Show

100 tables featuring modern and antique firearms, ammo, knives, optics military and hunting related items. For more information call John at 612-743-7925.

Stout Ale House

Cost: $5

Kids

8:30am-noon Sat. Oct. 25

Haunted Hustle 5K Walk/Run

Featuring a 5K walk/run, a half mile Spooky Sprint for the kids, costume contests and entertainment for the whole family. Proceeds from this year’s event will benefit Bolton Refuge House. The Haunted Hustle is guaranteed to be a great time for all. Visit http://ghc.ec/Facebook for more information.

Owen Park

Cost: $25 for Adults and $12 for Kid’s 12 and under

Food & Drink

8:30-11:30am Sat. Oct. 25

Pancake Breakfast

Start the day off right.

Chippewa Valley Museum

Cost: $5 for adults, $3 for kids 12 and under

Fitness

9am Sat. Oct. 25

Serious Circuits

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

Cost: $8

Visual Art

9am-4:30pm Sat. Oct. 25

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. Oct. 25

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+

Kids

9-9:45am Sat. Oct. 25

Parent/Toddler Creative Movement and Beginning Yoga Class

Support your tot’s development and creativity, channel high energy, bond in a new way, and take care of yourself too! Cross-lateral work is incorporated for brain development and balancing mood.

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness

Cost: $10 per child per class drop-in, or $75 for all 12 by first class, or $8.50/class for bulk purchase of 4-10 classes

Age: Ages 5 & under

Full Slate

9am-1pm Sat. Oct. 25

Free Health Day

Choose from a selection of 10 medical exams or consultations and four non-medical services—doctor exams, blood pressure checks, cholesterol and glucose screening, flu shots, medication consultations, dental assessments, eye exams, hearing assessments, chiropractic assessments, and mental health screening, plus financial coaching, oil changes, family photos, and haircuts.

Menomonie Middle School

Cost: FREE

Food & Drink

9am-noon Sat. Oct. 25

Pies & Pastries

Come enjoy a morning of preparing and sampling savory sweet pies as you enhance your pastry skills in this participatory workshop. Learn rolling, forming, and baking pies and pastries including a variety of edges, fillings, and garnishes.…

Cost: $15 school district resident, $25 non-resident, plus $15 materials fee payable to instructor at first class

Age: ages 16+

Visual Art

9am-3pm Sat. Oct. 25

Elk Mound Booster Club's Annual Fall Craft Show

More than 100 crafters and vendors will fill the gymnasium and hallways. Free admission and free babysitting are always a part of these shows. Concessions are available and proceeds go to support athletes in Elk Mound.

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