Friday, Nov. 28th, 2014

Leisure

6-7:30pm Fri. Nov. 28

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+

Fitness

6:15-6:45pm Fri. Nov. 28

Intro to Powerlifting and Olympic Movements

Free weights focusing on overall strength (slower pace than circuits, abs and hard core). Instructor: Josh. Held every Friday except on holidays.

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness

Cost: $8

Nightlife

7pm Fri. Nov. 28

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

7-9pm Fri. Nov. 28

Liscio Quartet feat. Roxanne Litchfield Holey

Liscio Quartet featuring Roxanne Litchfield Holey is a variation of the seven piece jazz group, Liscio. This lighter side of Liscio focuses on some of the best of small combo jazz music and vocal standards.

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

Music

7pm Fri. Nov. 28

Jingle Jams: The Larry Past Trio

Volume One is featuring local musicians as part of an in-store holiday concert series. The Larry Past Trio (LP3) plays melodic, vocal-oriented folk/rock, Americana music. This event is sponsored by Deborah Becker - State Farm Insurance.

The Volume One Gallery

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Education

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Nov. 28

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

8pm Fri. Nov. 28

Steven John Rindt

SJR currently performs with Last Open Road and Steven John & Custom Blue.

The Plus

Cost: FREE

Music

8:30pm-midnight Fri. Nov. 28

The Thundermen

The Thundermen return to Sammy's this week with Dave Engedal on guitar. Come on in and have a famous Sammy's pizza and dance the night away.

Sammy's Pizza

Cost: $2

Age: 21+

Music

9pm-1am Fri. Nov. 28

JFT Band

The JFT Party band is bringing the fun to Jimmy's all night right after the fish fry.

Jimmy's Juke Joint

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

9:30pm Fri. Nov. 28

Sunset Strip

An 80's hair band. BYO spandex.

O'Leary's Pub

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Saturday, Nov. 29th, 2014

Art Ongoing

Check Venue For Hours Sat. Nov. 29

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. Nov. 29

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

Check Venue For Hours Sat. Nov. 29

Ink & Paper: A Giftworthy Local Print Sale

The Local Store/Volume One Gallery will be hosting its third annual "giftworthy local print sale" throughout November and December. The Local Store will feature all kinds of 2D works on paper including screen prints, woodcuts, mono-prints and…

The Volume One Gallery

Leisure

Check Venue For Hours Sat. Nov. 29

Christmas Village in Irvine Park

The Chippewa Falls Christmas Village is an impressive display of life-size Christmas scenes reminiscent of the Victorian era and local historical replicas, along with a dazzling display of over 60,000 lights. Opens Thanksgiving Day 5-6:30pm for walkthroughs only. Open daily after that 7am- 9:30pm until New Years Day.

Recreation

Check Venue For Hours Sat. Nov. 29

Turkey Bowl

A 3v3 soccer tournament with a variety of age brackets. Register before Nov. 14.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center

Cost: $140/team

Holiday

Check Venue For Hours Sat. Nov. 29

Holiday Art Fair

Functional pottery, warm winter scarves, beeswax candles, shiny, shiny jewelry, fine art, beautifully framed photography, metal sculptures, greeting cards, and so much more all at affordable prices. The sale runs Nov. 21-Dec. 23, open…

Janet Carson Gallery

Visual Art

Check Venue For Hours Sat. Nov. 29

Chroma(A)Chroma

This exhibit of abstract works will include paintings with digital projections, site specific installations, and works on paper, featuring artists Dragana Crnjak, Matthew Kluber, and Robert Atwell.

Furlong Gallery

Cost: FREE

Education

8am Sat. Nov. 29

Zumba

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

Cost: $5

Full Slate

8am-6pm Sat. Nov. 29

Christmas Open House

Enjoy holiday music, free hot apple cider, homemade cookies, and great specials on all Christmas items. Find great gifts for everyone, holiday décor, and poinsettias. Bring your best shopping partners and get some serious shopping done, then stay for a relaxing lunch at our Five & Two Café.

Down To Earth Garden Center

Cost: FREE

Fitness

9am Sat. Nov. 29

Serious Circuits

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

Cost: $8

Visual Art

9am-4:30pm Sat. Nov. 29

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

Kids

9-9:45am Sat. Nov. 29

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

Education

9am-noon Sat. Nov. 29

Paper Crafting; a Card Buffet

Just like a food buffet, this card buffet lets you pick and chose 10 cards you want to make. With 10+ designs to choose from; you can make any combination you wish. Handmake your cards this Holiday! Additional card kits may be available while supplies last, the night of the class for $1.50 each.

Green Oasis Gardens by Greener Grass Systems Inc.

Cost: $20

Fitness

9-10am Sat. Nov. 29

Z.Vida Fitness ZUMBA Class

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

Uncategorized

9am-9pm Sat. Nov. 29

Small Business Saturday at The Local Store

Stop into The Local Store Thanksgiving weekend for great deals on local stuff! All weekend long, receive a 15% OFF One Item coupon (valid 12/1/14-12/24/14), and receive a $10 Local Store Cash Card when you spend $50 or more.On Saturday,…

The Volume One Gallery

Visual Art

10am-2pm Sat. Nov. 29

Holiday Art Fair Artwork Demonstration

Artwork demonstrations most Saturdays during the Holiday Art Fair at the Janet Carson Gallery. For details, visit online. The Holiday Art Fair supports local artist by selling their functional pottery, warm winter scarves, beeswax candles,…

Janet Carson Gallery

Cost: Free

Visual Art

10am-3pm Sat. Nov. 29

Jackson Mill Featuring Local Photographer

Jackson Mill is featuring local professional photographer Elizabeth Jackson's prints and cards for Small Business Saturday. Other interesting and one of a kind Christmas gifts and decor will also be available. We specialize in mid century and industrial decor and fused glass for your home.

Jackson Mill, Banbury Bldg. 13, Suite 9

Leisure

10am-5pm Sat. Nov. 29

Just Take Time Small Business Saturday

Need one of a kind, handmade gifts for those hard to buy for people on your Christmas list? Just Take Time is the boutique for you!! We have everything from refurbished furniture to hand painted signs! We also take custom orders.

Just Take Time

Cost: FREE

Kids

10:15am Sat. Nov. 29

L.E. Phillips Memorial Library: Family Storytime

Join us for stories, fingerplays, music, and other activities during this 30-minute program for the whole family. This program is geared for ages two to six, but can be enjoyed by the entire family.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library

Kids

11am-3pm Sat. Nov. 29

Santa's House

Come visit Santa after his arrival in Chippewa Falls and share all of your Christmas wishes. Santa will be at his house in the Rutledge Charity Building every Saturday until Christmas. Don’t forget to bring your camera.

Rutledge Charity Building

Cost: FREE

Food & Drink

11am Sat. Nov. 29

14th Annual Durand Dazzle Holiday

Craft, used book/DVD, and bake sale. Free Carriage & Trolley Rides and exotic animal displays. Christmas tree decorating contest, Illuminated Dazzle Holiday Parade down Main Street at 6pm, and afterglow show and parade awards at the Pepin County Courthouse Lawn.

Masonic Community Center

Cost: FREE

Food & Drink

11:30am Sat. Nov. 29

Badger Football Party

Come party with us and cheer on the Badgers last few games. $1.75 Coors Light taps during the game, as well as free Badger mystery shots with Touchdowns. Buy a 6 bottle of bucket and we'll throw in a fresh bottle with each Badger TD.

The Pourhouse

Cost: FREE admission

Words

noon-2pm Sat. Nov. 29

Travis Dewitz

Meet and greet the author, get an autographed copy of Blaze Orange

Bookends on Main

Cost: FREE

Leisure

noon-8pm Sat. Nov. 29

Make Memories with Santa

Santa made his way from the North Pole and is ready to greet children of all ages at his Northwood’s home located in the Sears Wing at Oakwood Mall.

Oakwood Mall

Leisure

1-3pm Sat. Nov. 29

Painting in the Garden

Come and paint this Northern Tree. A social Artist will walk you through the process, creating your very own masterpiece. We paint on 16x20 or 11x14 canvas. Call to register.

Green Oasis Gardens by Greener Grass Systems Inc.

Cost: $35

Words

2-4pm Sat. Nov. 29

Rob Bignell

Meet and greet the local author, get an autographed copy of one of his books.

Bookends on Main

Cost: FREE

Recreation

4pm Sat. Nov. 29

3rd Annual Run for the Lights

A family orientated 5k and 1 mile run/walk course through scenic Irvine Park and finishing through the beautiful Christmas Village lights. The 5k will be chip timed for the first time this year. Day of race registration begins at 2:30pm.

Cost: $25/person, $60/family

Music (all ages)

7-10pm Sat. Nov. 29

Eggplant Heroes

Blending three-part harmonies with guitar, trumpet, and violin, Eggplant Heroes present an eclectic mix of originals, adaptations, gospel, and folk ranging from seventeenth-century English/Irish ballads to the Old Crow Medicine Show.

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Music

7-8pm Sat. Nov. 29

Jingle Jams: Prismatic

Come down to Jingle Jams for the debut of Prismatic, the musical collaboration of Sue Orfield and Angie Coyle on tenor saxophone with Cami Mennitte Pereyra on the drums. Prismatic play a wide variety of different musical styles and feature unique arrangements of familiar as well as not-so-familiar songs.

This event is sponsored by Deborah Becker - State Farm Insurance.

The Volume One Gallery

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Nightlife

7pm Sat. Nov. 29

Dogfish Head 120minute IPA tapping!

Clocking in at 15-20% ABV and 120 IBUs, it's easy to see why we call this beer THE HOLY GRAIL for hopheads! -Special Dogfish Head Tapping of 120minute IPA! Also featuring other Dogfish beers on tap and something special in house to try….

The Fire House

Cost: Free

Age: 21+

Music

7:30pm Sat. Nov. 29

Lorie Line: The 25th Anniversary Christmas Special

Pianist Lorie Line is celebrating a big year. This season marks her 25th anniversary of touring and she is making this year's show special in every way. Line will showcase the best of the best of her holiday music over her 25-year career. She…

State Theatre

Cost: $49

Full Slate

8pm Sat. Nov. 29

Favor the Fall + Dingo Factory

Favor The Fall is an original Hard Rock band based out of Minneapolis. Dingo Factory is a local alternative rock band.

Every Buddy's Bar

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

Nightlife

9-11pm Sat. Nov. 29

"HUNKS" The Show

An all-star cast of sexy HUNKS that have amazed women across the country and around the world. HUNKS The Show has enchanted ladies of all ages and backgrounds with stunning performances and vast musical numbers.

Red Zone Sports Bar

Cost: $25 at the door, $20 advance tickets

Age: 21+

Music

9pm Sat. Nov. 29

Last Open Road

"Last Open Road is a four piece Classic Rock & Blues band that’s driven by blistering guitar leads, a screamin' keyboard, strong vocals, and a thumping backline. Stevie, Dave, Jimmy and Eric are hauling the mail and the news is rockin’ blues, come check it out!! "

Gypsy Hideout

Cost: Free

Full Slate

9pm-1am Sat. Nov. 29

Cherry Gun

The Female led Cherry gun brings it all for you. Bring your dancing shoes to dance to all the rock and country hits.

Jimmy's Juke Joint

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

9:30pm Sat. Nov. 29

Sunset Strip

An 80's hair band. BYO spandex.

O'Leary's Pub

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

9:30pm Sat. Nov. 29

Ross William Perry

Blending his blues, rock and jazz influences, Ross has created a sound that is distinctively his own and never fails to impress.

Snout Saloon

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Sunday, Nov. 30th, 2014

Art Ongoing

Check Venue For Hours Sun. Nov. 30

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.

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