Saturday, Jan. 21st, 2017

9am-5pm Sat. Jan. 21

Menomonie Sportsmen's Expo & Gun Show

The Gus Almquist Memorial Sportsmen's Expo and Gun Show features a full gun show with modern and antique firearms, ammo, optics, knives, military surplus, hunting and fishing related items. Wild Game Dinner and door prizes on Friday from 6pm-8pm.

Menomonie Allaince Church Gymnasium 502 21st St North, Menomonie

Cost: Adults $5, free for age 14 and under

Age: All Ages

9am-1pm Sat. Jan. 21

Winter Market of Menomonie

Fresh and local produce, meats, cheeses, baked goods; quality local artisans. Friendly atmosphere, fresh coffee, hot prepared foods and live music every week.

Raw Deal 603 S. Broadway St., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. Jan. 21

SOUL Saturdays

A marketplace for all things Metaphysical and Holistic. Features a variety of vendors, who will be sharing their goods and services.

Soulstice Wellness Center 1316 Fairfax Street #103 & #104, Eau Claire

10:30am-12:30pm Sat. Jan. 21

Saturday Morning Acoustic: Wayward

Wayward makes a Saturday morning return to Caffe TEMPO Water Street as part of their Saturday Morning Acoustic Series.

Caffe TEMPO 508 Water Street, EAU CLAIRE

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-4pm Sat. Jan. 21

Come and Slide With Us

Enjoy an afternoon of supervised sledding, accompanied with a roaring fire, music, and a cup of hot chocolate. For more information call Eau Claire Parks and Recreation.

Pinehurst Park 3523 Delbert Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-4pm Sat. Jan. 21

Bier, Bread, Sausage and Cheese Market

Local vendors 52 Bakery, Gingerbread Jersey Cheese and Mike's Star Market will be in the Lazy Monk Bier Hall selling their products direct to you during the winter months.

Lazy Monk Brewing, LLC 97 West Madison Street, Eau Claire

1:30-3pm Sat. Jan. 21

Bigfoot: History, Headline or Hoax?

Biologist Dan Nedrelo takes a look at Bigfoot in Wisconsin. Dan has been researching the subject since 2000 and been involved interviewing nearly 1,000 people.

Dunn County Historical Society 1820 Wakanda Street, Menomonie

Cost: $5 GA, $1 children

Age: All Ages

2pm Sat. Jan. 21

UWEC Cabaret: Unboxed

Featuring Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale, University Symphony Orchestra, and the Jazz Program.

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $22

5:30pm Sat. Jan. 21

UWEC Cabaret: Unboxed

Featuring Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale, University Symphony Orchestra, and the Jazz Program.

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $22

5:30-8:30pm Sat. Jan. 21

Dinner Jazz: Tim Sullivan Group

Currently working as a Teaching Artist with Jazz at Lincoln Center and the Apollo Theater in NYC, Tim strives to utilize his experiences as a performer, educator, and artivist, to impacting positive social change in the communities he serves.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6:30pm Sat. Jan. 21

ECCT Presents: Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

ECCT hosts its annual murder mystery dinner theatre. The cost includes dinner, dessert, and entertainment. This year’s show is “It’s a Murder, Don’cha Know.” There will be a cash bar. No walk-in seating available. Registration due on the Tuesday before the desired weekend.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $28 per person

7pm Sat. Jan. 21

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Robert Baril Album Taping

Twin Cities Comedian Robert Baril returns to the Plus to record an all-new comedy album. Baril has made a name for himself in the fantastic Minneapolis comedy scene by using his sharp wit to cut through the dense and divisive issues of the day with a goofy twist. There will be two separate recordings.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 Admission

Age: All Ages (18+ Recommended)

7-10pm Sat. Jan. 21

Live Music: Micah Ryan

Micah Ryan is a local singer/songwriter. He's been performing for a number of years and plays a balanced mixture of original songs and covers. His influences include John Legend, Adele, Jon McLaughlin, Josh Kelley, John Mayer, and Ed Sheeran.

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Jan. 21

UWEC Cabaret: Unboxed

Featuring Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale, University Symphony Orchestra, and the Jazz Program.

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $22

7:30-9:30pm Sat. Jan. 21

Jaime Jorge: Cuban-Born Concert Violinist

Jaime Jorge, Cuban born concert violinist, has enjoyed a successful performing career since his late teenage years. By 2000 he was performing more than 100 times a year to over a half million people. By 2010, he had played in more than 35 countries and recorded and released fifteen CDs.

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts 205 Main St. E, Menomonie

Cost: $18-25

7:30pm Sat. Jan. 21

CVTG Presents: Doubt

Set in 1964, the principal of a Catholic school casts suspicion (without proof) on a priest in this gripping story about making assumptions, gossip, and moral certainty. Winter of the Pulitzer Prize and Best Play Tony Award

The Grand Theatre 102 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Adults/Seniors $22; Youth/Students/Active Military $10

7:30pm Sat. Jan. 21

Concert Violinist Jamie Jorge

Jamie Jorge immigrated to Milwaukee from Cuba with his parents at age 10 where. After Music For Youth, an organization backed by the Milwauke Symphony Orchestra, helped him obtain a violin and find a teacher he was placed as concertmaster of the three youth orchestras.

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts 205 Main St. E, Menomonie

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

8pm Sat. Jan. 21

Schuh Fly

Schuh Fly plays a variety of popular 50s, 60s, 70s Classic Rock & Country music and some more current hits. Many songs covered were number one on the charts. Performing Beatles, Buffet, CCR, Cash, Clapton, Diamond, Eagles, Orbison and more.

VFW Club 1300 Starr Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8pm Sat. Jan. 21

Live Music: Contingency

Rock 'n roll covers from the 70s to today.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

8pm Sat. Jan. 21

Live Music: Contingency

Rock 'n roll covers from the 70s to today.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Age: 21+

8pm Sat. Jan. 21

Singles Connection Annual Christmas Dance

There will be dance lessons at 7pm, dancing at 8pm with music provided by HGT, door prizes donated by members, and Christmas snacks will be served. This event has been rescheduled from Dec. 17 to Jan. 21.

Brickhouse Pub & Grub - Bar & Banquet Hall 2233 Birch St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 for members; $10 for non-members

8:30pm Sat. Jan. 21

The Thundermen

The Thundermen return to Sammys playing your favorites from the 50s, 60s and 70s. Stop in and have a world famous Sammys Pizza and enjoy the music and dancing.

Sammy's Pizza 2812 London Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $2

Age: 21+

8:30-11:30pm Sat. Jan. 21

Live Music: Nici Peper

Nici Peper's acoustic Americana has been described as vintage and soulful and her lyrics are open and honest.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 W River Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE with beverage purchase

Age: 21+

9:30pm-1:30am Sat. Jan. 21

Divided Highway

All four members of DH come from years of rocking smoke-filled taverns and possesses a sincere love for entertaining their fans. All four contribute to the band with amazing vocal performances with a backdrop of mind-blowing guitar, bass, keyboard and drum licks that leave audiences speechless.

O'Leary's Pub 809 W. Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

10pm Sat. Jan. 21

Live Music: Annie & The Big Bang

Annie and The Big Bang describes itself as lyrically driven, dreamscape folkpop or cinematically lush, broken-hearted artrock. Less fancy: grunge meets late 60s rock. Doors @ 8pm

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

10pm Sat. Jan. 21

Live Music: Without Waves + Disgunt + Thunderlung + All Out Mutiny

Without waves blends influences from extreme metal to jazz fusion to electronic & atmospheric rock, the music features unconventional rhythms, diverse melodies, and expressive lyrics. Doors at 8pm.

House of Rock 422 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 Cover

Age: 21+

Sunday, Jan. 22nd, 2017

Sun. Jan. 22

Chippewa Youth Hockey Tournament

With two full sheets of ice, full concession stand, heated viewing area and more. See contact info for additional details or to learn how to register a team. Different age brackets compete during different weekends. Check the online schedule for a complete list of who plays and when.

Chippewa Area Ice Arena 839 First Ave., Chippewa Falls

11am-4pm Sun. Jan. 22

Come and Slide With Us

Enjoy an afternoon of supervised sledding, accompanied with a roaring fire, music, and a cup of hot chocolate. For more information call Eau Claire Parks and Recreation.

Pinehurst Park 3523 Delbert Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11:30am-1:30pm Sun. Jan. 22

Chili Feed

Includes: chili, corn bread, tortillas, crackers, chips, chili toppings and beverages. (hot dogs & macaroni and cheese also available).

St. Patrick Cafeteria 322 Fulton Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $8 per person, $20 max per family, 5 and younger eat free - all you can eat!

Age: All Ages

noon Sun. Jan. 22

Eau Claire Coffee Club: January Meeting

The Eau Claire Coffee Club kicks off another year. This month's meeting includes a blind tasting that features 3 coffees from around the world, all by the same roaster. Have fun exploring coffees from different growing regions. There will be a guide to help with tasting notes, processes, and the coffee varietals. Every attendee takes hom a sample of one of the coffees featured.

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 (club cost); RSVP online

noon-2pm Sun. Jan. 22

The Twelve Powers Movie

The Twelve Powers documentary features wisdom from over forty minsters, Jewish rabbis, Muslim imans and Christian ministers as they travel to a hill overlooking a Syrian village held by ISIS.

Unity Christ Center 1808 Folsom St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

1:30pm Sun. Jan. 22

CVTG Presents: Doubt

Set in 1964, the principal of a Catholic school casts suspicion (without proof) on a priest in this gripping story about making assumptions, gossip, and moral certainty. Winter of the Pulitzer Prize and Best Play Tony Award

The Grand Theatre 102 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Adults/Seniors $22; Youth/Students/Active Military $10

3pm Sun. Jan. 22

Bluegrass at The Oxford featuring Midnight Coal Company

The Seeger Boys host Eau Claire's newest bluegrass concert series featuring Midnight Coal Company, a traditional bluegrass band from Withee, WI.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 Adults, $5 Kids

Age: All Ages

Monday, Jan. 23rd, 2017

6-7pm Mon. Jan. 23

Headwater Yoga Pop Up

Join Headwater Yoga for a pay-what-you-can Pop Up in the Volume One Gallery. Jaci Edmonds will lead a 60-minute all-levels flow that will leave you feeling stretched out in all the right places. If you're a first-timer, arrive a little early and we'll run through some key postures so you're ready to jump right in for class.

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

8-11pm Mon. Jan. 23

Monday Jazz Sessions

Join UW-Eau Claire jazz faculty Michael Shults, Jeremy Boettcher, Christine Hitt and more for our Monday night jazz series, which pays homage to the long and storied tradition of the jam session. Bring your axe, call a tune, and sit in after the first set with local professionals who have played some of the country's premier jazz venues

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Jan. 24th, 2017

6:30pm Tue. Jan. 24

Lazy Monk Cribbage Tournament

It's time for another cribbage tournament at Lazy Monk! In the Prague Event room. Prizes will be awarded to the top three winners. Stop in and talk to the bartender as soon as possible. Advanced sign-up is required and spots are limited.

Lazy Monk Brewing, LLC 97 West Madison Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 entry fee (includes a tap bier)

7:30-11:30pm Tue. Jan. 24

Musician Gathering & Open Mic

Jeff White hosts this high quality open mic every Tuesday. Sign up at 7pm. Always a large variety of microbrews on tap. Food available.

Tomahawk Room 306 N. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Tue. Jan. 24

Open Mic Night

The V1 reader's poll voted best open mic in the Chippewa Valley, every tuesday night. Music, comedy, and more, with half-price apps & taps from 9-midnight. It's free to attend and all ages are welcome. Sign up at 8, open mic at 9.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE admission

Wednesday, Jan. 25th, 2017

6-8:30pm Wed. Jan. 25

Wine & Whimsy

Wine and Whimsy is a workshop with friends in front of a canvas with a glass of wine. A professional instructor will guide you through the painting of your very own masterpiece. If you have always wanted to learn to paint, but don't know where to begin, this is the experience for you.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $35

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Wed. Jan. 25

Jazz Session

Join us for a night of jazz and improvised music with host, Josh Gallagher. The Wednesday night jazz sessions bring new guests each week, drawing from the large talent pool of the Chippewa Valley. Jazzers are welcome to bring their horn and sit in on a tune or two.

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Wed. Jan. 25

Open Mic Night - Host: Brian Bethke

Brian Bethke will be hosting an open mic night at Northwoods Brewing every Wednesday night this winter. Come down to practice, wow us, jam out, or enjoy other artists performing in your area. All are welcome. Bring your own instruments.

Northwoods Brewing 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Jan. 26th, 2017

8:30am-12:30pm Thu. Jan. 26

2017 Dementia Summit: Learning and Growing as a Community

The summit will share the results of our recent community survey, enhance learning about dementia, and identify community solutions to better support people living with dementia and their caregivers.

Peace Lutheran Church 501 E. Fillmore Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Free

Age: Adults

5-8pm Thu. Jan. 26

Winter After Hours 2017

It's about that time to get out and have some outdoor winter fun. Activities vary from ice skating, snowshoeing, winter Kubb, and snow sculptures. Ice Skate and shoe rentals are available at the park. Also, if you need a place to warm up, there's a fire pit to hang out around as well as a warming house. Don't forget about the hot chocolate, tea, and coffee, and music.

Boyd Park 1202 Fairway St. (just off of Main Street), Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Jan. 26

Two Rivers

The regulars: Randy Sinz, Sue Orfield and Gregg Wheeler. These folks will be joined by a host of talented friends, makin' music and havin' fun doin' it.

Foster Cheese Haus E10934 County Road H, Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: For All Ages

6-9pm Thu. Jan. 26

New Year, New Us Party at The Raw Deal

Celebrate all of the new things that Raw Deal has cooked up. Free live music by Jack and the Coax and Old Desert Road

Raw Deal 603 S. Broadway St., Menomonie

7-9pm Thu. Jan. 26

Live Music: Brianna Kocka & Jimmy Barnett

Brianna Kocka has been part of various musical acts throughout the Twin Cities—most notably Sun Gods to Gamma Rays and CAETANI. Jimmy Barnett has been a Singer/Songwriter in the Twin Cities for over a decade and you can find him backing up Brianna when he’s not singing his own tunes.

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Thu. Jan. 26

UWEC Cabaret: Unboxed

Featuring Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale, University Symphony Orchestra, and the Jazz Program.

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $22

8pm Thu. Jan. 26

Focus Ring

Minnesota’s Focus Ring (Tilde Records) has become a very prominent member of the Minneapolis music scene. After releasing several singles in 2015, Focus Ring released “Introduction”, his first full length album, in January of 2016. Focus Ring is an emo-acoustic act and has shared the stage with artists such as Hotel Books and Jeff Rosenstock.

The Terrace, Memorial Student Center, UW-Stout 302 10th Ave. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

9pm Thu. Jan. 26

DJ Set: DJ Greaseburn

Catch some vinyl spinning from DJ Greaseburn at The Lakely.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Friday, Jan. 27th, 2017

Fri. Jan. 27

131th Annual Silver Mine Invitational

The Eau Claire Ski club invites you to join them at the 130th Annual Silver Mine Invitational. This event is open to all skiers. Come out and enjoy the snow with some friends and/or family. There will be several bonfires for you to stay warm, live music to keep you entertained, heated tents, food & beverages, and even pond hockey. Pond hockey admission is included in silver mine admission.

Silver Mine Ski Jump 2900 Silvermine Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 in advance; $15 at the door ; 12 & under is FREE

The Volume One Calendar is sponsored by Mayo Clinic Health System of Eau Claire

Ongoing Events For 1/21/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc