Monday, Mar. 27th, 2017

4-6pm Mon. Mar. 27

Lotus Spa Launch Party

Celebrate all of the new, exciting additions to Lotus Spa in its 10th year. Enjoy a live demo of our Microneedling & Universal Peel. Lowest prices of the season on Microneedling. See & feel the 'Lotus Spa' skin care line. Appetizers & refreshments. Gift certificate giveaways & prizes.

The Lotus Spa 4956 Bullis Farm Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 18+

6:30-8:30pm Mon. Mar. 27

Spoken Word Workshop & Open Mic - Standup, Storytelling, and Poetry

Join members of Clear Water Comedy, the Chippewa Valley Writers Guild, and Twig magazine for a spoken word workshop and writing session followed an open read and live performances in the V1 gallery. Get some feedback, work on your writing, and fine tune your spoken word skills in a friendly, no-pressure setting with guidance from experienced writers, poets, and comedians.

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

Cost: FREE

7-10pm Mon. Mar. 27

Monday Jazz Sessions hosted by Michael Shults and Jeremy Boettcher

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. Half off tap beers run from 9-11 PM.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Mar. 28th, 2017

7-9pm Tue. Mar. 28

In Her Words

Celebrating Women's History Month, In Her Words, are readings of poems, speeches, and works of women throughout history. Sponsored by the Women's and LGBTQ Resource Center, students and staff will share their chosen readings. Those interested in presenting should e-mail the coordinator.

UWEC Schofield Auditorium 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

7:30-9pm Tue. Mar. 28

Guest Artist Recital: International Pianist Soojung Hong

Soojung Hong is currently serving as a piano instructor at MacPhail Center for Music and is the founder and the Artistic Director of the PianoFun Minnesota Competition. She has performed at the Beijing International Music Festival and the New York International Keyboard Institute & Festival.

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7:30-9pm Tue. Mar. 28

M5 Mexican Brass

Mexico’s leading brass quintet. Combining their skills at virtuosic chamber music in all styles, non-stop interaction with the audience, inborn showmanship, inimitable Latin American charm, and their very own sound, M5 concerts are unique musical-theatrical concert experiences.

The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $18 adults, $17 seniors, $8 youth

Age: All Ages

7:30-11:30pm Tue. Mar. 28

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+

8-10pm Tue. Mar. 28

Comedy: Noah Gardenswartz

In 2016, Noah had his own half hour special on Comedy Central, and also released his debut comedy album, “Blunt,” on Comedy Central Records. He has appeared on Conan, Comedy Central’s “Adam Devine’s House Party,” and in 2015 he was a semi-finalist on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing.” He has written for truTV’s “Comedy Knockout,” and also appears regularly as a panelist on the show.

Great Hall, Memorial Student Center, UW-Stout 302 10th Ave E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Tue. Mar. 28

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, Mar. 29th, 2017

5:30-7pm Wed. Mar. 29

Conflict-Ending Processes in Syria and Implications of the Syrian War

This year's Arab World Lecture will be given by Randa Slim, Director of the Track II Dialogues Initiative at The Middle East Institute and Adjunct Research Fellow at the New America Foundation. Designed to provide information and awareness about the Arab World, the annual lecture was started by members of Eau Claire's Arab American community.

UWEC, Hibbard Hall Room 102 105 Garfield Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Wed. Mar. 29

Condominium Forum

Interested in living in a new downtown condominium? JCAP would like your input their new project, The 101, to be built on the site of the old Huebsch Building. Discuss the condos designs, style, unit sizes, pricing, unit features, amenities, and more.

The Lismore 333 Gibson Street, Eau Claire

6-8:30pm Wed. Mar. 29

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. Mar. 29

Just Bag It - Fashion Show

UWEC’s fashion show featuring students and their designs made from recycled and repurposed materials. This event promotes a more sustainable and socially just lifestyle in regards to fashion and the fashion industry.

Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

8pm Wed. Mar. 29

Clear Water Comedy: Baseball Trivia

Clear Water Comedy hosts Trivia Night at The Plus every Wednesday Night at 8pm. Free to play and all ages, with surprises and prizes in store. Each show has a special theme.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Wed. Mar. 29

Trivia Night at The Plus hosted by Clear Water Comedy

The Plus and Clear Water Comedy bring you a new trivia experience that's one part comedy show, one part pub quiz, one part game show. Free to play and all ages welcome.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Mar. 30th, 2017

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Mar. 30

Dinner Jazz: Tim Sullivan

Since graduating from Memorial High School in 2002, Tim's musical journey has taken him around the world. Living in Chicago, New Orleans, and New York City, he has been fortunate to work with a wide array of artists, ranging from Aretha Franklin to the Marsalis Family to nearly a dozen NEA Jazz Masters.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8:30pm Thu. Mar. 30

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

6:30-9pm Thu. Mar. 30

Erth's Dinosaur Zoo LIVE

Erth's Dinosaur Zoo LIVE leads you on a breathtaking tour of pre-historic Australia. Meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of life-like dinosaur puppets presented in an entertaining and educational live theatrical performance created by Erth Visual & Physical of Sydney, Australia.

Eau Claire State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

Cost: Adult $25-35; Youth $15; VIP $50 (call for details)

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Thu. Mar. 30

Live Music: Colin Heshmat Quintet

A locally formed group that performs jazz standards and original composition. The group’s composition work strives to push the definition of jazz outward and provide relevancy to a new generation.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Thu. Mar. 30

UW-Stout Presents: "Seussical the Musical"

See the magical world and characters come to life on stage, in this fantastical whimsical musical. Directed and choreographed by Paul Calenberg and musical direction by Michaela Gifford. Based on the works of Dr. Seuss and performed through special arrangement with Music Theatre International.

Harvey Hall Theatre 3rd Street East, UW-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: $12 for Adults, $6 Children under Twelve

Age: All Ages

8-10pm Thu. Mar. 30

Dwynell Roland

Ddynell Roland started writing and rapping around the age of 13 when he became a member of the TCB (Twin City Boyz) collective. He created songs with a stylistic flair relatable to T3 of Slum Village or Schoolboy Q. Dwynell Roland has shared the stage with Prof., Sims (Doomtree), and P.O.S.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30pm Thu. Mar. 30

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Jeff Pfoser

Jeff is a charismatic family man whose stories take surprise twists and turns, Pfoser walks the likeable-vs.-offensive tightrope with true panache, and his material will make you laugh or cringe (sometimes both). Pfoser owns two minivans, enjoys top-shelf root beer and prefers eating breakfast food for dinner. Doors at 8pm.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 ($3 with valid student ID); Admission comes with a free domestic tap, rail, or soda

Age: All Ages (18+ Recommended)

9pm Thu. Mar. 30

Vinyl Nights: Feng

Eaux Claires artist sloslylove visits The Lakely stage to spin from every decade, every genre, and every feeling.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Friday, Mar. 31st, 2017

10am-4pm Fri. Mar. 31

Friends of the Library Book Mini-Sale

Choose from a wide variety of cookbooks, vintage cookbooks, novels, and biographies in this book mini-sale. Adult paperbacks start at $1. Adult hardcovers start at $2. For information, stop at Information & Reference on your next visit to the library, call, or e-mail.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library 400 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

4-7:30pm Fri. Mar. 31

Knights of Columbus Fish Fry

Menu includes: deep fried and baked cod loins, au gratin potatoes, french fries, green beans, baked beans, coleslaw, dessert, bread pudding, milk and coffee. Carryouts available. Church is handicapped accessible.

St. Raymond Parish E10455 Mallard Road, Fall Creek

Cost: 3-piece Dinner: $10; 2-piece Dinner: $9; Ages 6-11: $5

Age: All Ages

4-7pm Fri. Mar. 31

St Olaf Men's Club Fish Fry

The St Olaf Men's Club will be holding their famous All You Can Eat Fish Fry in the Father Agnew Parish Center. The Menu will feature 2 kinds of battered fish, baked fish, French fries, baked potato, vegetables, salad bar, coffee and milk.

St. Olaf Church 2407 North Lane, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 adults, $9 seniors, $4 children 5-12, free up to age 5, carryout $9

5-8pm Fri. Mar. 31

Seasonal Release Party

It's beginning to look a lot like summer. Sample the Watermelon Shandy, Orange Shandy, and Cherry Blonde Lager–some of the summers best. We Samples, ice cold beer, snacks, prizes and hopefully warm weather.

Leinenkugel's 124 E. Elm St., Chippewa Falls

Age: 21+

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Mar. 31

Dinner Jazz: Shane Leonard Trio

Between them, Jeremy Boettcher, Josh Gallagher and Shane Leonard have performed and recorded with such artists as Kathleen Edwards, Larry Campbell, Sara Watkins, Dave Brubeck, and many more. Don't miss this series of trio performances from Eau Claire's own world-class sidemen.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

6-9pm Fri. Mar. 31

Night for the Fight: A Musical Night to Support the Battle Against Cancer

Night for the Fight, held at Metropolis Resort in Eau Claire, WI will feature 10 local & national bands - all who have been touched in some way by cancer - performing live for the cause. 100% of ticket proceeds will be donated to both the American Cancer Society and the Gilbert Brown Foundation. Doors at 5:30pm.

Metropolis Resort 5150 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $12.50

7-9pm Fri. Mar. 31

Live Music: Two Frets Up

Neither John Utphall & Larry Radle are new to music, both accomplished musicians, John with his fiddle & keyboard and Larry with vocals & guitar. John adds his jazz blues feel and sound to the violin and keys, and Larry his country soft rock, together making a unique full sound for a Duo.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9:30pm Fri. Mar. 31

WideSpot Players Present "Play On!"

A comedy about a theater group trying to put on a play in spite of the maddening interference of the haughty author. Bring your family & friends and see Community Theater at its best. Visit our website for show times, tickets, or call/email us too.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: $15 Adult Reserved, $10 Child Reserved. Door Prices $18/$13 until Sold Out

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. Mar. 31

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 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Age: 21+

7:30pm Fri. Mar. 31

UW-Stout Presents: "Seussical the Musical"

See the magical world and characters come to life on stage, in this fantastical whimsical musical. Directed and choreographed by Paul Calenberg and musical direction by Michaela Gifford. Based on the works of Dr. Seuss and performed through special arrangement with Music Theatre International.

Harvey Hall Theatre 3rd Street East, UW-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: $12 for Adults, $6 Children under Twelve

Age: All Ages

8pm Fri. Mar. 31

Live Music: The Maytags

An eight-piece rock and roll group from Des Moines, The Maytags seek to share Midwestern soul.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8-10pm Fri. Mar. 31

Gallery Friday: Sniffle Party + Two Castles + Wealthy Relative

2016 was the year that Sniffle Party (Serena Wagner by day) became a staple of the local Eau Claire music scene. After releasing her debut EP “Peach Dream” last April, Sniffle/Serena has kept busy playing numerous shows throughout the area appearing in basements and bars, at Phoenix Park, The Cabin, and more

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Fri. Mar. 31

DJ Set: DJ JTron

DJ JTron spins classics to currents and everything in between. Some you may have heard some you haven't, either way you're bound to have a good time.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30pm Fri. Mar. 31

Live Music: 40 Fingers

40 Fingers plays classic 60s and 70s dance music.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

10pm Fri. Mar. 31

Live Music: Georgia Rae Family Band

Three sisters progressive sound inspired by a mix of Americana, bluegrass, contemporary folk rock, even a little swing, the Georgia Rae Family Band delivers a sound that’s fresh but familiar and youthfully evolving.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Saturday, Apr. 1st, 2017

8:30am-4:30pm Sat. Apr. 1

Stepfamily Rx Conference

Calling all stepcouples, single parents, and couples planning on creating a stepfamily. Important information regarding co-parenting, smart phones, teen anxiety/depression, and more. Cost includes breaks, lunch, and FREE childcare up to 5th grade.

Peace Church 501 E. Fillmore, Eau Claire

Cost: $45 for 2, $25 for 1; Save $5 Early Bird by 3/22. Must register by 3/29

Age: Adults

9am-3pm Sat. Apr. 1

Elk Mound Booster Club Spring Art & Craft Sale

More than 100 crafters and vendors will fill the high school 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.

Elk Mound High School 405 University St, Elk Mound

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-3pm Sat. Apr. 1

33rd Annual Spring Craft Sale Chippewa Falls Senior High School

All items are handmade or homemade by the exhibitor. Concessions onsite. Proceeds benefit Chippewa Falls Wrestling Club. Contact for vendor information.

Chippewa Falls Senior High School 735 Terrill Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $1 adults

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Sat. Apr. 1

Govin's Lambing Barn

Come see and hold all the farm babies at Govin's. We have lambs, chicks, piglets, goats, alpacas and more. It may even be possible to see a birth while you are here. We also offer pony rides, face painting, wool spinners and crafts. Lunch & snacks available.

Govin’s Meats & Berries N6134 670th St, Menomonie

Cost: $7.75/person & children under 24 months are free.

Age: All Ages

9am-1pm Sat. Apr. 1

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 Sat. Apr. 1

Electric Angel Takes Flight: Children's Picture Book Launch Party

Celebrate National Children's Book Day by listening to a reading of a hot-off-the-press picture book, Electric Angel, and meeting the creators: Eau Claire author Nanci Mortimer and Milwaukee illustrator Della Wells. Signed copies will be available for purchase. Bring the kids for refreshments, drawings, and prizes.

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

Cost: FREE

10am-1pm Sat. Apr. 1

Weekend Brunch: Jeff White

Alt-country from the hills of western Wisconsin. Blending warm tones, reverbs, delays & vibrato with an outlaw grit, Jeff White sings of love, loss & lust with an Americana vibe, channeling the melancholy country/western & dark folk music from times past.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. Apr. 1

Friends of the Library Book Mini-Sale

Choose from a wide variety of cookbooks, vintage cookbooks, novels, and biographies in this book mini-sale. Adult paperbacks start at $1. Adult hardcovers start at $2. For information, stop at Information & Reference on your next visit to the library, call, or e-mail.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library 400 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

1pm Sat. Apr. 1

3rd Annual Backgammon (Tavla) City Championship

All levels of experience are invited to participate Please register ahead of time by contacting Hans Kishel by either phone or e-mail.

McIntyre Library, UW-Eau Claire UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3-7pm Sat. Apr. 1

Paint Sip and Cork Pull

A fun Girls on the Run fundraiser. Cork Pull 3-5pm, Painting 5-7pm, glass of wine included. Proceeds support GOTR program. Limited spots available.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: 21+

3pm Sat. Apr. 1

Bingo to Support Irvine Zoo

Half the proceeds go to the winner. The other half goes to Irvine Park Zoo.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

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