Saturday, Apr. 19th, 2014

Food & Drink

5-7pm Sat. Apr. 19

Hope Gospel Mission's Easter Dinner

Join us for a free meal of ham, scalloped potatoes, cake and more. Open to everyone in the Chippewa Valley. Volunteers & donations accepted. Visit online or call for more info.

Hope Gospel Mission

Recreation

6-10pm Sat. Apr. 19

Luck of the Draw Cricket Dart Tourney

Hipps Pub is hosting a Luck of the Draw Cricket Dart Tourney. This is a race to two games and double elimination. More money added if we get 10+ teams.

Hipps Pub

Cost: $10 per participant

Age: 21+

Kids

6:30-8:30pm Sat. Apr. 19

Family Fun Nights at the YMCA

We are opening up after hours for Family Fun Nights. Join us for Family swim, open gym, youth center games, racquetball lessons and volleyball.

Chippewa Valley Family YMCA

Cost: Members - FREE, Non-Members - $15/Family

Kids

6:30-9pm Sat. Apr. 19

Father/Daughter Dance

No moms allowed! This event is for dads (or other male role models) and their daughters to enjoy an evening together with music and refreshments. So girls, grab your best guys and join us for a fun night and dance the night away. Free corsage if you register by April 1st.

Eau Claire YMCA

Cost: $10 Y Members | $15 Non-Members

Music

7-10pm Sat. Apr. 19

Cattail Moon

Cattail Moon is an acoustic musical "group" of five energetic and original singers, songwriters, & musicians who love to make Music! They bring tight harmonies, original songs and fresh interpretations of great music from a broad range of…

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Movies

7pm Sat. Apr. 19

The Host

A horrifying creature climbs onto the river bank and begins to crush and eat people. Gang-du and his daughter run for their lives, but the creature snatches the young girl and disappears into the river. Gang-du makes plans to infiltrate the forbidden zone near the Han River to rescue Hyun-seo from the clutches of the horrifying Host.

Woodland Theatre

Cost: Admission is free with a Blugold Card or International Film Society membership, membership for an individual is $4 and $10 for a family

Music

7:30-9:30pm Sat. Apr. 19

Contemporary Folk Music Tribute

Music, vibe, storytelling and life’s meanings are all wrapped up in the folk songs that have provided comfort during tough times. Local musicians will perform some of your folk favorites from musicians past and present. Some of the proceeds will support the Pine Hollow Audio music scholarship for area high school students.

The Heyde Center for the Arts

Cost: adults $10, seniors $9, youth $5

Age: All ages

Music

7:30-9pm Sat. Apr. 19

Skyline

An aboriginal native from Australia named Allooloo takes the audience on a walkabout through the continuum of time and history that spans Edwin Booth and Laura Keene's visit to Sydney and Melbourne in 1852 and lands in Manhattan for a ground Zero cleansing ritual post 9/11.

Riverside Theatre

Cost: $14 for the general public, $12 for senior citizens (62 or older), $10 for youth (under 18), $7 for UW-Eau Claire students, and $12 for UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff

Music

7:30-9:30pm Sat. Apr. 19

Jesus Christ Superstar

Christ's final days are dramatized with emotional intensity, thought-provoking edge and explosive theatricality. JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR illuminates the transcendent power of the human spirit with a passion that goes straight to the heart.

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts

Cost: $10 in Advance, $15 on the Day of the Show

Education

8-9pm Sat. Apr. 19

Hobbs Observatory Astronomical Series

Public programs on various astronomical topics are presented at Hobbs Observatory in the Beaver Creek Reserve. Programs are hosted by the Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society (CVAS). If skies are clear, the observatory will be open for viewing after the program. Visit www.cvastro.org for details.

Hobbs Observatory

Cost: FREE

Music (all ages)

9pm Sat. Apr. 19

Beautiful Buzz

A three piece acoustic ensemble playing a mix of indie rock and standard folk and blues covers.

The Plus

Cost: FREE

Full Slate

9pm Sat. Apr. 19

Contradiction

Contradiction gives you a great mix of rock and country music. Come on out and join the party.

The Lodge

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

9pm Sat. Apr. 19

The Hey Joe Band

The Hey Joe Band plays party rock to get your feet dancing and let your mind run free.

Every Buddy's Bar

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

9pm Sat. Apr. 19

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.

Bresina's Hometown Bar & Grill

Music

9pm-1am Sat. Apr. 19

Bear Creek Band

Bear Creek Band playing at the Cell Block Lounge

Cell Block Lounge

Cost: Free

Age: 21+

Music

9:30pm-1:30am Sat. Apr. 19

Sunset Strip

Come bang your head to 80's metal classics from Motley Crue, Bon Jovi, Skid Row, Guns N Roses and more with Sunset. These spandexed, hairsprayed losers seem to think it's still 1984, or at least they shred like it.

O'Leary's Pub

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

9:30pm-1:30am Sat. Apr. 19

Probable Cause

Come see your friends at the annual Colfax Alumni Party. Or, just come out and hear some great music.

Club 40

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

9:30pm Sat. Apr. 19

Frantic Antics

Frantic Antics hit it hard in late 2012 with a wide variety of covers. Playing stuff from Train and Queen to Rage Against the Machine and Powerman 5000 and reworking a few songs to represent themselves and the people that dig the Frantic…

Snout Saloon

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

9:30pm-1:30am Sat. Apr. 19

Contingency

Jaybirds. Rice Lake. Huge dance floor. Contingency. We think that pretty much covers it!

Jaybirds

Cost: FREE

Music

10pm Sat. Apr. 19

Irie Sol

Irie Sol's diverse instrumentation bursts with reggae, funk, jazz, and hip hop flavor.

The Mousetrap

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Sunday, Apr. 20th, 2014

Visual Art

Sun. Apr. 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

Visual Art

Check Venue For Hours Sun. Apr. 20

57th Annual Juried Student Art Show

Exhibiting artworks by UW-Eau Claire students as selected by the juror: nationally prominent ceramic artist Margaret Boozer. Opening reception and awards, art scholarships presentation April 3.

Foster Gallery, Haas Fine Arts Center, UWEC

Cost: FREE

Visual Art

Check Venue For Hours Sun. Apr. 20

John, Paul & Art

Featuring artwork by Paul Cyr and John Qualheim. Qualheim is a lifelong resident of Eau Claire, graduating from UWEC with a BFA-Design in 1979. Cyr worked as a graphic designer for over 25 years with John at Greendoor Graphics & Advertising.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library

Uncategorized

Check Venue For Hours Sun. Apr. 20

Black Thumb Glass Grand Opening

Live glass blowing, door prizes, raffles with many chances to win tees, hoodies, and custom hand-blown glass with discounts and deals all weekend long.

Visual Art

Check Venue For Hours Sun. Apr. 20

Madeleine Mathias Art Show

Madeleine Mathias is a junior at Memorial High School. She is displaying several pieces that were created for class assignments. The media are charcoal, graphite, pen and ink, oil pastels and acrylics and even some coffee and tea.

The Goat Coffee House

Cost: FREE

Visual Art

Check Venue For Hours Sun. Apr. 20

NATURAL (self) REFLECTIONS

Artist, Christina E. White exhibits artwork in her first show. Currently, Ms. White is finishing her BA degree in Studio Art with an emphasis in Photography and a minor in Art History at UWEC where she'll graduate in May 2014.

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Wellness

10-11am Sun. Apr. 20

“The Story of Stuff” The Rev. Julianne Lepp

We have a problem with stuff! We use too much, too much of it is toxic and we don’t share very well. Let us celebrate Earth Day with focusing on simplicity and reducing our impact on the earth by reducing our use and consumption of unnecessary things.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation

Cost: FREE

Causes

11:30am-1:30pm Sun. Apr. 20

Culver's FREE Easter Day Lunch

Two-piece chicken dinner, fries, coleslaw, roll, drink, Culver’s frozen custard. Come one, come all. Suggested donation benefits Hope Gospel Mission and the Salvation Army.

Culver's

Cost: $5 suggested donation

Movies

2pm Sun. Apr. 20

The Host

A horrifying creature climbs onto the river bank and begins to crush and eat people. Gang-du and his daughter run for their lives, but the creature snatches the young girl and disappears into the river. Gang-du makes plans to infiltrate the forbidden zone near the Han River to rescue Hyun-seo from the clutches of the horrifying Host.

Woodland Theatre

Cost: Admission is free with a Blugold Card or International Film Society membership, membership for an individual is $4 and $10 for a family

Education

2-4pm Sun. Apr. 20

Clearwater Fiber Guild

Comprised of individuals who share a passion for spinning raw fibers into yarn, the guild also arranges occasional field trips and offers demonstrations. Beyond their skills of using drop spindles and spinning wheels, various members are known for their talents of tatting, fiber dyeing, knitting, weaving, and even raising alpacas.

Chippewa Valley Museum

Kids

2pm Sun. Apr. 20

Action City Easter Egg Hunt

All hidden plastic eggs will be full of candy, tickets and/or tokens. Some lucky eggs will also feature certificates for larger prizes such as a free water park pass or Action City pass.

Action City

Cost: $2/child, optional Action City play special: $15 for three hours of unlimited play on attractions and non-ticket arcade games

Stage

4pm Sun. Apr. 20

Spring Dance Concerts at ChaliceStream

Featuring performances by Barry Lynn, Michael Doran, plus Barbare Shafer and the Shimmy Sisters. For the Apr. 27 show, there will be additional performances by the Shimmy Sisters (a fusion belly dance troupe).

Education

5pm Sun. Apr. 20

Zumba

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

Cost: $5

Music

5:30-8pm Sun. Apr. 20

Winter & Spring Free Music Series

Fanny Hill is keeping the music goingSundays through the weekend before Memorial Day. Join us and your favorite local musicians as we take Winter into Spring. Full menu, drinks and happy hour 4-6pm. For today's performer, see FannyHill.com.

Fanny Hill

Cost: FREE

Music

6-10pm Sun. Apr. 20

Classic Country Sunday Jam Session

This jam is hosted by "Sandy Kay & The CRB". All country pickers and singers are invited to jam. Back line is provided including amps, keys, and drums. The public is invited to attend and admission is free.

Cost: FREE admission

Age: 21+

Fitness

6:05-6:35pm Sun. Apr. 20

Insanity Workout

INSANITY is a cardio class based on max interval training. This class will push you past your limits with athletic/plyometric drills mixed with intervals of strength, power, resistance, and core training. No equipment or weights needed. You…

Cost: $5 (30 mins), $6 (50 mins)

Monday, Apr. 21st, 2014

Visual Art

Mon. Apr. 21

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

Education

Check Venue For Hours Mon. Apr. 21

Apples to Androids: Using Cool New Technology to Create Consumer Buy-In

New popular technology gadgets such as the iPad/iTouch/iPhone, Kindle, and Droid present endless possibilities to positively impact people's lives. This course will provide an overview of each type of device and some of the applications most relevant to individuals with disabilities.

Cost: $200

Education

Check Venue For Hours Mon. Apr. 21

Physical Disabilities

This course will provide an overview of the most common physical disabilities of people served in vocational rehabilitation and special education.

Cost: $200

Visual Art

Check Venue For Hours Mon. Apr. 21

57th Annual Juried Student Art Show

Exhibiting artworks by UW-Eau Claire students as selected by the juror: nationally prominent ceramic artist Margaret Boozer. Opening reception and awards, art scholarships presentation April 3.

Foster Gallery, Haas Fine Arts Center, UWEC

Cost: FREE

Visual Art

Check Venue For Hours Mon. Apr. 21

John, Paul & Art

Featuring artwork by Paul Cyr and John Qualheim. Qualheim is a lifelong resident of Eau Claire, graduating from UWEC with a BFA-Design in 1979. Cyr worked as a graphic designer for over 25 years with John at Greendoor Graphics & Advertising.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library

Education

Mon. Apr. 21

Explore the Internet 101

In this class, we will learn efficient ways of searching the World Wide Web in order to find what we are looking for more quickly. We will learn how to Bookmark our Favorites & how to use different Browsers in our searches & learn about some…

L.E. Phillips Senior Center

Cost: $15m/$22.50nm

Visual Art

Check Venue For Hours Mon. Apr. 21

Madeleine Mathias Art Show

Madeleine Mathias is a junior at Memorial High School. She is displaying several pieces that were created for class assignments. The media are charcoal, graphite, pen and ink, oil pastels and acrylics and even some coffee and tea.

The Goat Coffee House

Cost: FREE

Kids

Mon. Apr. 21

Dance Mix

Gain strength and flexibility while learning new dance moves and having fun. Participants will explore various dance styles and techniques through this introductory class. No experience or dance equipment required.

Ages 3-4: 4:15-5pm; Ages 5-6: 5:15-6pm

Eau Claire YMCA

Cost: $48 Y Member, $96 Non-Member

Age: ages 3-6

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