Monday, Dec. 22nd, 2014

Visual Art

9am-4:30pm Mon. Dec. 22

Art and Poetry Exhibit: Revisiting the Sistine Chapel

An on-going exhibit with paintings by Anders Shafer and Poem by Max Garland will be held at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center through June 2, 2015. Shafer is a full-time artist working in painting and drawing. His work has been shown in…

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center

Cost: FREE

Visual Art

9am-4:30pm Mon. Dec. 22

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

Education

9:30am-3pm Mon. Dec. 22

Quilt Addicts Meetings

Do you enjoy quilting and other fiber arts? Would you like to share ideas about fabrics and quilting with other quilters? If so, then we just may be the quilt club for you. We invite you to visit, enjoy a variety of quilting techniques, socialize, and to “try us” out before joining our group.

Augusta Senior and Community Center

Cost: FREE

Education

9:30-10:15am Mon. Dec. 22

Movin' & Groovin'

Each Movin' & Groovin' class is filled with excitement and adventure. You will witness your child's developmental evolution in language, listening, and self-esteem. Watch all of this take place in an environment that promote imagination and play through the use of instruments, song, and dance.

River Source Family Center

Cost: FREE

Leisure

10am-9pm Mon. Dec. 22

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

Visual Art

10am-5pm Mon. Dec. 22

Pottery, Art, Jewelry, and Gifts

Caradori Pottery 28th Annual Holiday Open House. Join the artists and craftspeople for drinks and hors d'oeuvres on Sat., Dec. 20. New work by David Caradori, Matt Bloss, Willem Gebben, Susan O'Brien, Joel Klink, Mel Sundby, Alan Servoss, Andy Schafer, Paige Nankivil, and Anita Thompson.

Caradori Pottery

Cost: FREE

Kids

1-4pm Mon. Dec. 22

Come and Play Days

An afternoon of games and activities at all four rink locations. Come and go as you please. Join our rink staff as they lead children in skating races and relays, as well as, board games and crafts in the warming house. Boyd Rink (1202…

Education

5-7pm Mon. Dec. 22

Tech Lab

Get your questions answered. Bring your own computer, tablet, or smartphone. Or use the library’s computers. We try to answer all questions.

Menomonie Public Library

Cost: FREE

Food & Drink

5-7:30pm Mon. Dec. 22

Dinner with Santa

Bring your camera and join Santa for a special evening. Childrens buffet with their favorites and adult items also. Santa will be doing a show on the stage in the Crescent room once an hour and there will be plenty of lap time for the kids to tell him what they want for Christmas. Reservations are required.

Fanny Hill

Fitness

5:30pm Mon. Dec. 22

The Grind Fitness Factory Boot Camp

High intensity cardiovascular workout consisting of timed drills and plyos at individual stations, taught by a skilled motivational instructor. Only 35 minutes-but works every muscle. Beginners and athletes encouraged to attend.

Cost: First class is always FREE; punch cards and memberships can be purchased for a fee after

Music

5:30-8pm Mon. Dec. 22

Six String Circle Guitar Club

Young and old, beginner and experienced, all guitar players welcome. An evening of sharing and playing music. If you are going to share, bring 20 copies please. Bring your guitar.

Pizza Plus

Leisure

5:30-7:30pm Mon. Dec. 22

Mondays in Motion

Finding a positive outlet for children’s energy can be a challenge for busy parents. When it’s too cold to go outside, join Mayo Clinic Health System’s Wellness ROCKS for Mondays in Motion. When it’s cold outside, Mondays in Motion…

Alliance Church of Menomonie

Cost: FREE, registration is not required

Fitness

5:30-6:30pm Mon. Dec. 22

Stretch + Strength Yoga

Beautiful Vinyasa flow class combined with strength & core challenges. This class is designed to stretch and strengthen the body, leaving you energized yet relaxed. All levels welcome. $12 drop in rate. Punch cards available.

Eau Claire Fit Lab

Cost: $12

Movies

6pm Mon. Dec. 22

Family Movie Nights

Enjoy popcorn and other snacks while watching a free movie at that Library. Please bring your own beverage. Sep. 22: Swiss Family Robinson (rated G), Oct. 27: The Fault in Our Stars (rated PG13 - tissues will also be provided), Nov. 24: How…

Fall Creek Public Library

Fitness

6:15pm Mon. Dec. 22

Abs on Fire

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

Cost: $8

Fitness

6:15-7:30pm Mon. Dec. 22

Joyful Yoga!

Join us as we use movement and breath to bring us to Joyfulness. Level: Intermediate+.

Eau Claire Therapy & Fitness

Cost: $10 /class

Fitness

7pm Mon. Dec. 22

Yoga for Endurance Athletes

Yoga for Endurance Athletes is aimed at triathletes, runners, bikers, swimmers, skiers whether training for their first 5K or preparing for an Ironman. The focus of the class will be on improving flexibility, balance, core strength, and…

Chippewa Valley YMCA

Cost: Cost is included with membership or the daily drop in rate is $10

Fitness

7:30-8:30pm Mon. Dec. 22

Gentle Flow Yoga with Anna

Welcome to a rejuvenating yoga class to start your week out right. You will be led through a fluid sequence of poses to calm your mind and stretch your muscles. Beginners are most welcome.

Find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/craveyogawellness.

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness

Cost: $12/class drop in; $66/six class punch card

Age: ages 16-75

Full Slate

7:30pm Mon. Dec. 22

Home Free

When country a cappella band Home Free was crowned Season 4 Champions of NBC's The Sing-Off this past December, their victory was by no means the beginnings of a career for the five country stars from Minnesota. Rather it was a satisfying…

State Theatre

Cost: $20-$30

Music

8-11pm Mon. Dec. 22

Live Band Karaoke with Jenny and the Jets

Jenny and the Jets is a karaoke band with Lucas Fischer on guitar, Billy Angell on keyboards, Bentley Harder on bass, and John LeBrun on drums, and local music blogger, Jennifer Hazen.

Pizza Plus

Cost: FREE

Tuesday, Dec. 23rd, 2014

Art Ongoing

Check Venue For Hours Tue. Dec. 23

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

Tue. Dec. 23

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 Tue. Dec. 23

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

Cost: FREE

Leisure

Check Venue For Hours Tue. Dec. 23

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.

Holiday

Check Venue For Hours Tue. Dec. 23

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 Tue. Dec. 23

Head vs. Heart

An exhibit featuring beaded artwork by Brenda Brousseau will be on display. To Brousseau, art is a continuation of her spirituality, and that journey has formed the basis of her work. Last year, she received a grant from the Minnesota Arts…

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library

Cost: FREE

Kids

Check Venue For Hours Tue. Dec. 23

Santa is Here

Event Description: Come Visit Santa That’s right! Santa Claus himself will be working in the Playhouse and would love to spread his cheery, holiday joy! Children will be able to visit with Mr. Claus throughout each day in his special…

Fitness

5:30am Tue. Dec. 23

Yoga at The Center With Amelia Daniels RYT

Offering Tuesday 5:30am beginners yoga and also a Wednesday 10:30am Intermediate yoga. Contact Amelia for more information mealsdaniels@aol.com.

The Center Eau Claire

Cost: $10 drop in fee or an 8 punch card for $64

Fitness

9am Tue. Dec. 23

Serious Circuits

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

Cost: $8

Visual Art

9am-4:30pm Tue. Dec. 23

Art and Poetry Exhibit: Revisiting the Sistine Chapel

An on-going exhibit with paintings by Anders Shafer and Poem by Max Garland will be held at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center through June 2, 2015. Shafer is a full-time artist working in painting and drawing. His work has been shown in…

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center

Cost: FREE

Visual Art

9am-4:30pm Tue. Dec. 23

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

9:14-10:14am Tue. Dec. 23

Gentle Yoga with Heidi Dix

Join us for an hour of breathing, becoming aware of your body, letting go of all those things that don't serve you and working on functional movement for overall health and vitality. This class is perfect for beginners, mood management, back health and more! Every Body is welcome.

The Center

Cost: $10 drop-in, $64 for 8 week session, FREE to all SERVICE MEN & WOMEN returning from Active Duty!!

Fitness

9:15-10:15am Tue. Dec. 23

Slow Flow Yoga

Join us for an hour of breathing, movement and relaxation. This class is perfect for beginners, back health, mood management, arthritis, healthy aging and more. Appropriate for all ages and abilities. The health benefits are profound and vital energy will feel amazing. No Class December 25th - January 5th.

The Center/ Mindful Motions

Cost: $10 drop-in, $64 for 8 week session, FREE to all SERVICE MEN & WOMEN returning from Active Duty!!

Kids

9:30-11:30am Tue. Dec. 23

Play & Learn

Need to get out of the house and experience something new? Spend some time with your child at River Source Family Center during our Play & Learn sessions! This fun, and playful setting encourages learning through free play, interactive learning, activities, and story time.

River Source Family Center

Cost: FREE

Leisure

10am-9pm Tue. Dec. 23

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

Kids

10am-2pm Tue. Dec. 23

Visit with Santa

Santa will be in his “Winter Wonderland Room” waiting for you to visit. Bring your letters and personally hand deliver them to him. Oh what a treat. Camera's welcome.

Tiny Tots Playhouse

Cost: Admission required ($3/child, adults FREE)

Visual Art

10am-5pm Tue. Dec. 23

Pottery, Art, Jewelry, and Gifts

Caradori Pottery 28th Annual Holiday Open House. Join the artists and craftspeople for drinks and hors d'oeuvres on Sat., Dec. 20. New work by David Caradori, Matt Bloss, Willem Gebben, Susan O'Brien, Joel Klink, Mel Sundby, Alan Servoss, Andy Schafer, Paige Nankivil, and Anita Thompson.

Caradori Pottery

Cost: FREE

Kids

10:30am Tue. Dec. 23

Let's Make a Christmas Table Centerpiece

Let's make a Christmas table centerpiece. Creative & fun just in time for Christmas. Let those little imaginations come to life. All festive supplies provided.

Tiny Tots Playhouse

Cost: Admission required ($3/child, adults FREE)

Kids

1-4pm Tue. Dec. 23

Come and Play Days

An afternoon of games and activities at all four rink locations. Come and go as you please. Join our rink staff as they lead children in skating races and relays, as well as, board games and crafts in the warming house. Boyd Rink (1202…

Fitness

4-5:30pm Tue. Dec. 23

Yoga Classes for Beginners through Intermediate

Easy flow poses work you through whole body for range of movement, flexibility and strength. Modifications with the chair are shown and used to aid in balance. Classes end with various forms of relaxation including meditation, progressive…

L.E. Phillips Senior Center

Cost: $5 per class for members and $7 for nonmembers. First class is FREE

Fitness

5:30-6:45pm Tue. Dec. 23

Yoga Flow

Alignment Yoga Flow. Gain mobility, flexibility, and a clear mind while gently flowing through poses. Open to mixed levels, some yoga experience is recommended.

The Yoga Center of Eau Claire

Fitness

5:30pm Tue. Dec. 23

The Grind Fitness Factory Boot Camp

High intensity cardiovascular workout consisting of timed drills and plyos at individual stations, taught by a skilled motivational instructor. Only 35 minutes-but works every muscle. Beginners and athletes encouraged to attend.

Cost: First class is always FREE; punch cards and memberships can be purchased for a fee after

Nightlife

6pm Tue. Dec. 23

Gilligan's: Amp Quiz Trivia

First through third teams win substantial bar 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. Some locations offer a FREE pitcher at…

Gilligan's

Cost: FREE

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