Friday, Feb. 15th, 2019

11-11:30am Fri. Feb. 15

Growing Readers Storytime

For preschool children ages 3-6, this 30 minute storytime features books, songs, movement, and interactive learning activities that build pre-reading skills in your child, followed by an open 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 and up

1-5pm Fri. Feb. 15

Chippewa Falls Public Library Winter Carnival

Winter Carnival for all ages. There will be games, prizes and cotton candy. Also at 1:30pm the Snake Discovery program will be held.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Feb. 15

​Jesters Comedy Improv

Features off-the-cuff performers who take audience suggestions and create comedic scenes, original songs, and uproarious laughs on-the-spot with no filters, no editing, and no second-takes. Jesters Comedy thrives on audience participation.

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

Cost: $15 adults, $13 seniors, $6 youth

9pm Fri. Feb. 15

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, Feb. 16th, 2019

8am-3pm Sat. Feb. 16

Think Spring Garden Seminar

Attendees will have the opportunity to choose educational programs for each of five sessions throughout the day. Speakers will include local Master Gardener Volunteers, UW-Extension educators and local garden/nursery owners. Fee also includes: lunch, vendors, and door prizes.

Avalon Hotel & Conference Center 1009 W. Park Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25 until 2/6, $30 until day of | $15 for students until 2/6

Age: Secondary Student and up

9am-3pm Sat. Feb. 16

Making Glass Beads

What happens when glass meets a flame? Join bead artist Julie Lukosaitis and learn the technique of firing, molding and creating your very own custom beads. Pair this workshop with the Creative Bracelet Sets workshop in April and you will have some one of a kind jewelry.

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

Cost: $165

10am-noon Sat. Feb. 16

Centershot Youth Archery

No prior archery experience is needed and bows are supplied. If you have your own bow, you are encouraged to bring it.

Chippewa Valley Bible Church 531 East South Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 10+

7:30pm Sat. Feb. 16

​Jesters Comedy Improv

Features off-the-cuff performers who take audience suggestions and create comedic scenes, original songs, and uproarious laughs on-the-spot with no filters, no editing, and no second-takes. Jesters Comedy thrives on audience participation.

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

Cost: $15 adults, $13 seniors, $6 youth

8pm Sat. Feb. 16

Live Music: Austin Fire

EverRoad's lead singer, Brittany Miller, is attending a "front of the line" audition invitation from NBC's The Voice. The audition, on this day, draws her away from her performance with EverRoad, so they'll be joined by Austin Marie to form their sister band, Austin Fire. This is Austin's first performance since opening for Lee Brice last year.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8-11pm Sat. Feb. 16

Live Music: Nick Hensley

Nick Hensley is the former lead singer and co-writer of The District, a regional act from the upper Midwest, co based out of St. Paul, MN and Chicago, IL. Nick Hensley’s Love Songs For Angry Men has maintained a full schedule since 2002, averaging more than 200 shows a year

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Monday, Feb. 18th, 2019

6:30-8pm Mon. Feb. 18

Writing and Marketing a Thriller: Wisconsin Authors Find Success

Walter Rhein has been a featured speaker at the Chippewa Valley Book Festival and the Fox Cities Book Festival. Dan Woll was a featured speaker at the Sterling North Book Festival.

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

Cost: FREE

7-9pm Mon. Feb. 18

Amp Quiz Trivia at River Inn Bar

Welcoming teams of any size. Prizes for the top three teams. Get a free answer online and visit the AMP Quiz Facebook page for a picture hint. Enjoy dinner/drinks with family and friends during the game.

River Inn Bar 10418 County Highway X, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Tuesday, Feb. 19th, 2019

10:30-10:50am Tue. Feb. 19

Little Learners Storytime

This 15-20 minute program is for children birth to three and their family or caregivers. 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.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth -3 and caregivers

11-11:30am Tue. Feb. 19

Growing Readers Storytime

For preschool children ages 3-6, this 30 minute storytime features books, songs, movement, and interactive learning activities that build pre-reading skills in your child, followed by an open 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 and up

7-9pm Tue. Feb. 19

Amp Quiz Trivia at the Tomahawk Room

Welcoming teams of any size. Prizes for the top three teams. Get a free answer online and visit the AMP Quiz Facebook page for a picture hint. Enjoy dinner/drinks with family and friends during the game.

Tomahawk Room 306 N. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Wednesday, Feb. 20th, 2019

11:45am-1pm Wed. Feb. 20

Women With Purpose February 20th Luncheon

Melissa Schultz, is a serial entrepreneur, who started Alpha Omega Professional Services, a virtual assistant business, 24 years ago at a time when cell phones barely existed and it was still common to have dial-up internet.

Eagle's Club 2588 Hallie Rd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10

7-9pm Wed. Feb. 20

Amp Quiz Trivia at Wayside Bar and Grill

Welcoming teams of any size. Prizes for the top three teams. Get a free answer online and visit the AMP Quiz Facebook page for a picture hint. Enjoy dinner/drinks with family and friends during the game.

Wayside Bar & Grill 18091 County Highway X, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Thursday, Feb. 21st, 2019

Thu. Feb. 21

The Pen Project Multi-Media Exhibit

Paintings, drawings, poetry and testimonies submitted to The Pen Project magazine will be on display during this month-long exhibit, showcasing the talent that lives inside America's correctional system.

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

Cost: FREE

1-4pm Thu. Feb. 21

West Wisconsin Wood Carvers Guild

All carvers are welcome to come and carve and share ideas. Learning kits available for those who would like to learn.

Chippewa Falls Masonic Center 650 Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: Annual membership: $15

6:30pm Thu. Feb. 21

Beginning Portrait Drawing: With Devona Brodt

Learn the basic principles of portrait drawing in this two hour class. The goal will be to learn techniques for drawing features of the face as well as techniques on shading, blending and proportion.

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

Cost: $35