Saturday, Dec. 22nd, 2018

Sat. Dec. 22

UW-Stout Faculty Exhibition

Art in a variety of styles and disciplines, including paintings and film, will be on display in the north and south galleries through the end of the semester.

Furlong Gallery 178 Micheels Hall, UW-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

10am Sat. Dec. 22

St. Paul Ballet's - Nutcracker - Clara's Dream

Based on the original story by ETA Hoffman, SPB has reimagined the story, but with Clara as the star. It's a magical journey of Clara's evolution from adolescence to adulthood.

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

Cost: $25-30

Tuesday, Dec. 25th, 2018

1-3pm Tue. Dec. 25

Dunn Dulcimers

All ages, all skill levels, and all string instruments welcome.

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

Saturday, Dec. 29th, 2018

7pm Sat. Dec. 29

Guffaws for Paws: Comedy Fundraiser featuring Tim Harmston

Menomonie native and nationally-known comedian Tim Harmston returns home to entertain area residents while helping to raise funds for homeless pets int he area. Benefits the Dunn County Humane Society. Also featuring Wendy Maybury and Bryan Miller. Doors open at 6pm.

Stout Ale House & Broadway Bowl 1501 N. Broadway St., Menomonie

Cost: $20 GA, $55 VIP (includes prior seating and pasta buffet)

Age: 18+

Monday, Dec. 31st, 2018

7pm Mon. Dec. 31

Have a Hoppy New Year

Ring in the new year! Dress in your fanciest gold and black attire and get ready for a classy good time. Complimentary snacks and goodies, lots of fun and dancing, live music and DJs all night long.

Zymurgy Brewing Co 624 Main St E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Tuesday, Jan. 1st, 2019

noon-2pm Tue. Jan. 1

First Day Hike - Wildlife and History Hike/Ski

Gather on the Red Cedar State Trail for a wildlife and history hike/ski. Bring your cross-country skis and binoculars. Meet at the Depot Visitor Center/ Red Cedar State trail head. The hike will take place on the Junction Trail - going north from the Visitor Center.

Red Cedar State Trail 921 Brickyard Road, Menomonie

1-3pm Tue. Jan. 1

Dunn Dulcimers

All ages, all skill levels, and all string instruments welcome.

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

Thursday, Jan. 3rd, 2019

4-5pm Thu. Jan. 3

Menomonie Public Library: Teen Advisory Council

Join the MPL Teen Advisory Council. Help us choose books and media, help plan programs, be a voice. Council meetings are held the first Thursday of each month. For grades 6-12.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

Saturday, Jan. 5th, 2019

1-4pm Sat. Jan. 5

Racism In America - Changing How We Talk To Each Other

Beth is the current Operating Director of Blue Jean Nation. Beth is committed to changing how we talk to each other so we can overcome growing divisions on the highly polarized political landscape and hash out our differences and ultimately decide together what kind of society we want.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Tuesday, Jan. 8th, 2019

1-3pm Tue. Jan. 8

Dunn Dulcimers

All ages, all skill levels, and all string instruments welcome.

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

6-7pm Tue. Jan. 8

Salsa & Kimchi

Learn how to make these popular appetizers easily and economically at home with a simple fermentation process. Participants will receive recipes and samples.​

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main St. East, Menomonie

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

6-7:30pm Tue. Jan. 8

Tainter Menomin Lake Improvement Association Monthly Meeting

No matter who you are, you live in a watershed and your voice matters. Come introduce yourself to other watershed citizens at this month's TMLIA meeting.

Dunn County Fish and Game Clubhouse 1600 Pine Ave, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Jan. 10th, 2019

7-8:30pm Thu. Jan. 10

Calligraphy - A Beginner's Course

Learn the history, script examples, methods of practice and Italic Calligraphy through an expert. This is a beginners course. Lisa has been writing Calligraphy for over 20+ years. Class size is limited to 10 people. The Library will provide all necessary materials.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

Saturday, Jan. 12th, 2019

11:30am-1pm Sat. Jan. 12

Virtual Reality with Kevin Tharp

Join Dr. Kevin W. Tharp, Associate Professor of Digital Marketing Technology at the University of Wisconsin-Stout for this informational discussion about Virtual Reality and related technologies. Tharp will discuss trends in Virtual Reality and answer questions you may have.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Patrons 18+

Monday, Jan. 14th, 2019

9am-9pm Mon. Jan. 14

Menomonie READS - The Perks of being a Wallflower

Join the library in reading Stephen Chbosky’s 1999 classic coming of age novel The Perks of Being a Wallflower.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE, Books will be available for checkout

5-6pm Mon. Jan. 14

Weekly Gentle Yoga

This class is for anyone looking for a slower gentle yoga class. The focus will be on mind, body, and breath connection. Great for stress reduction and melting away tension. Some relaxation poses are held for several breaths to invite release of muscle tension. Very beginner friendly.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main St. East, Menomonie

Cost: $10

Age: 18+

Tuesday, Jan. 15th, 2019

1-3pm Tue. Jan. 15

Dunn Dulcimers

All ages, all skill levels, and all string instruments welcome.

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

6-8pm Tue. Jan. 15

Year-Round Gardening for Beginners

Explore ways to enjoy your gardens all year round. Gardening can provide food for the body, mind, and spirit. It can also provide a time for family bonding or chaos, stress, and unmet expectations. This session will overview ways that everyone who has a passion for it, can be a gardener.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main St. East, Menomonie

Cost: $15

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Jan. 17th, 2019