Friday, Oct. 18th, 2019

9:30am Fri. Oct. 18

Sign Language Preschool Class

Join us for an 8 week sign language class. At the end we will have created a book and know all of the signs to Brown Bear, Brown Bear by Eric Carle.

B’utiful Kids Learning Center 502 Bay St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 or $35 for 8 weeks

Age: 2-8yrs old

10:30-10:50am Fri. Oct. 18

Little Learners Storytime

Short concept rich books, singing, finger plays, puppets and nursery rhyme repetition are used to help foster healthy brain development, enhance early language skills and nurture a love of reading. Siblings are welcome!

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth -3 and caregiver

11-11:30am Fri. Oct. 18

Growing Readers Storytime

Features books, songs, movement, and interactive learning activities that build pre-reading skills in your child, followed by an optional activity/play period. Children may attend independently or with their caregivers.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-6

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Oct. 18

8th Annual Teen Monster Ball

Must be 11-17 years old to attend. Permission slip required, which can be downloaded and printed out online.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 11-17

6pm Fri. Oct. 18

Live Music: OverTime with The Blue Collar Soldiers Band

Following his 2018 Billboard Charting album "United We Stand", OverTime has turned things up a notch with the addition of The Blue Collar Soldiers Band.

Every Buddy's Bar 19 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $15 advance, $20 door

Age: 21+

7-10pm Fri. Oct. 18

Swingin' at McDonell with Troppo Big Band

Come out for a fun filled night of dancing and games with live music from the Chippewa Valley’s very own Troppo Big Band. There will be concessions and drinks available to purchase along with cash games. Supports the McDonell Band trip to Nashville 2020.

McDonell Area Catholic High School 1316 Bel Air Blvd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Pre sale tickets $15/person or $25/ couple

Age: Adult

7:30pm Fri. Oct. 18

Greg Gilbertson and Sue Orfield

Saxophonist Sue Orfield and guitarist/songwriter Greg Gilbertson put on an evening of music that is both homegrown and world-class, filled with improvisation and original music by each artist that has been specially arranged for this duo.

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

Cost: $15 adults, $14 seniors, $7 youth

Age: All Ages

9pm-2am Fri. Oct. 18

Karaoke Night at Hallie Bar & Grill

Come out and sing! Great sounding audio system and professional hosts make this an awesome place for a night out.

Hallie Bar & Grill 1713 Hwy OO, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Fri. Oct. 18

Open Mic at The Sandbar

All acts welcome. Sign up starts at 8:30pm.

SandBar & Grill 17643 50th Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Saturday, Oct. 19th, 2019

9am-noon Sat. Oct. 19

Beginning Watercolor Class

Learn basic materials / techniques for successful watercolor painting. Explore papers, brushes, tools and paint and their use in painting. Essentials will be taught through painting a simple landscape. Try watercolor, no stress or pressure.

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

Cost: $30 per 3 hr sesson

10am-10pm Sat. Oct. 19

McDonell Alumni Assoc. 5K & Fun Run and Adult Prom

The McDonell Alumni Association is holding their inaugural 5K/Fun Mile Run starting at 10am. Later that evening 7pm they will be holding an Adult Prom (21 year old and up event) with an 80s theme. Both events are open to all the public.

McDonell Area Catholic High School 1316 Bel Air Blvd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $20-70

Age: All ages for Run/Prom-21 and up

10am-noon Sat. Oct. 19

Family Literacy Event

Families will enjoy theme based stories, crafts and a snack as well as tips and tricks for successful parenting and growing literacy skills. Children will be able to pick a free book to take home each month.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Family

10am-4pm Sat. Oct. 19

"Black Magic" Pastel with Kay Brathol-Hostvet

Black papers and other supports can help create mystery in your work, as well as make your colors sing! Explore the use of different black papers for two or three projects. Geared toward those with some soft pastel experience but beginners with good drawing skills are welcome. Bring lunch.

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

Cost: $110

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sat. Oct. 19

Centershot Youth Archery

No prior archery experience is needed and bows are supplied. If you'd like to enroll your archer or want to to help as a staff member, contact the church office.

Chippewa Valley Bible Church 531 E. South Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 10+

1-4pm Sat. Oct. 19

Beginning Watercolor Class

Learn basic materials / techniques for successful watercolor painting. Explore papers, brushes, tools and paint and their use in painting. Essentials will be taught through painting a simple landscape. Try watercolor, no stress or pressure.

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

Cost: $30 per 3 hr sesson

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Oct. 19

Downtown Chippewa Falls Food & History Tour

A walking tour that includes stops at 7 downtown establishments where you will enjoy tastings of local food and beverages. You’ll spend approximately 20 minutes at each restaurant and hear about the history of Chippewa Falls and the restaurants. A perfect mix of food, culture and fun.

Chippewa Falls Area Chamber of Commerce 10 South Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $65/person

Age: All Ages

5pm-2:30am Sat. Oct. 19

CF 2019 Zombie Crawl

Featuring 13 locations. No set route. Mystic will have a DJ from 7pm to close. T-shirts available for purchase. Locations include Mystic Bar, Burly's, Sweeny's, Weekend at Bernie's, Ritz, Village, Cans, Every Buddy's Bar, Snout, Tomahawk Room, Rookies, Blue Marble, 1st & Goal. Costume contest at Mystic at 12:30am.

Mystic Bar 1 E Canal street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $20

Age: 21+

7:30pm Sat. Oct. 19

Country Classics

Country Classics features some of the greatest classic country hits from Loretta Lynn to George Jones and Merle Haggard to Emmylou Harris. The Becky Schlegel Band will take you on a musical journey as she performs the classics she grew up on.

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

Cost: $18 adults, $17 seniors, $9 youth

Age: All Ages

8-11pm Sat. Oct. 19

Live Music: Matthew Sayles

Matthew R. Sayles is a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and founder of Philville Records, an independent label he formed in 2000 in Marquette, Michigan.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE