Music

Thu. Sep. 19 8:30-11pm

Vinyl Nights: Matt Mabis

Enjoy a selection of vinyls that will be spun throughout the night.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Thu. Sep. 19 10pm

Live Music: Carrie Nation & The Speakeasy

Carrie Nation & The Speakeasy's sound has been described as a stage coach in overdrive, has brought their eclectic blend of punk, bluegrass, and dixieland to packed bars, basements, and festivals across the US since their inception in the spring of 2007.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Kids

Fri. Sep. 20

First Annual Oktoberfest Curling Open Bonspiel

Chippewa Falls Curling is excited to announce the first annual Oktoberfest Open Bonspiel. Held during the 17th Annual Chippewa Falls Oktoberfest.

Chippewa Area Ice Arena 839 First Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $240 per team (4 ppl per team)

Age: All Ages

Causes

Fri. Sep. 20 8am-4pm

25th Annual Day of Caring

Take part in the biggest volunteer day in the Chippewa Valley. Over 920 volunteers took part last year.

United Way of the Greater Chippewa Valley 3603 North Hastings Way, Suite 200, Eau Claire

Cost: Registration information online

Food & Drink

Fri. Sep. 20 11am-11pm

17th Annual Chippewa Falls Oktoberfest

Featuring 4 stages with over 30 entertainers, sauerkraut eating contests, beer stein holding contests, kid's games, authentic German foods, dancing and giant pumpkins.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $9 Daily, $16 3-day pass

Age: All Ages

Open Houses & Shopping

Fri. Sep. 20 5-8pm

Maker Market & Sidewalk Sale

Join us at The Local Store for 15% OFF STOREWIDE plus other huge discounts outside at the sidewalk side. Inside, get a chance to "Meet the Makers" of goods offered at The Local Store and beyond. Mingle with local woodworkers, craftspeople,…

The Volume One Gallery (Inside The Local Store) 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Wellness

Fri. Sep. 20 5-6pm

Spell Candle Workshop

Join master candle maker, Laurie, and shop witch, Tabatha for another Spell Candle class. This class's theme will focus on the upcoming Pagan holiday, Mabon, and New Moon magic.

The Broom & Crow 106 E. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $15

Age: All Ages

Food & Drink

Fri. Sep. 20 5:30-8:30pm

Joe G at Together Farms Burger Nights

joe g combines Americana, folk, and pop musical styling with raw, personal lyrics that he hopes resonates with a broad audience. Burgers are made on the farm using 100% grass-fed beef. BYO chairs, tables, and blankets. Sides, beer, wine, and GF & vegetarian options.

Together Farms W93 Norden Rd, Mondovi

Cost: Food priced at $10-25

Music

Fri. Sep. 20 6-9pm

Live Music: David Janakey

The self-professed globe trotter uses his raw and honest writing and playing to tell the stories, experiences and reflections of his travels.

Farm to Fork Retreat at Dancing Yarrow S193 County Road BB, Mondovi

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Fri. Sep. 20 7pm

Live Music: Blaine and Leah Howard

Blaine and Leah play thoughtful acoustic music with lots of harmonies and achy-pretty melodies. They both write and trade lead vocals. Blaine plays acoustic and occasional electric guitar. Leah plays acoustic guitar and piano. David plays Electric guitar & mandolin.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Fri. Sep. 20 7:30pm

The History of Rock and Roll

The History of Rock n’ Roll Show is a tribute to the musical legends of Rock n’ Roll starting with an uncanny portrayal of the late Buddy Holly, then moving on to pay tribute to other legends including Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis, Ricky Nelson, Chuck Berry, and many more.

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

Cost: $21 adults, $19 seniors, $15 youth

Music

Fri. Sep. 20 7:30-9:30pm

George Maurer’s ’Stripped Down’ featuring Sue Orfield

The setting is intimate, the stage is pared back to the bare essentials, the show is part unfiltered stories, part unembellished music. And your audience has an all-access pass.

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

Cost: $25 for adults, $22.50 for students and seniors

Age: All Ages

Music

Fri. Sep. 20 7:30pm

Converge Radio Presents: Good Morning Bedlam

Good Morning Bedlam has become an innovative force in the midwest folk scene. Their shows are known for their contagious energy, with members careening about the stage, jumping and dancing with a wild playfulness.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Music

Fri. Sep. 20 8-11pm

Live Music: Dave BeBeau

Dave takes his love of music seriously and on occasion unplugs from the band Contradiction, performing as an acoustic solo. You can expect to hear songs by James Taylor, Tom Petty, Neil Young, Charlie Daniels, America, John Cougar, Bon Jovi, to name just a few.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Fri. Sep. 20 8-10pm

Gallery Show: Sarah Krueger + Luray

An intimate music experience with Sarah Krueger and Luray. Krueger crafts lush folk with earnest and straghtforward songwriting with a moody brightness and authentic vibe. Luray is indie folk featuring strange and lovely banjo and ambient sounds.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $12adv, $15door

Music

Fri. Sep. 20 8pm

Open Stage at The Cabin

Sign up just outside of The Cabin (Davies Center) by 4pm on the Friday of the show. Signup will be posted the Monday before each Open Stage on the bulletin board outside of The Cabin.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Music

Fri. Sep. 20 8:30-11:30pm

Late Night Jazz: Brian Handeland Trio

Experience live jazz from the only year-round jazz venue in town. From the Lakely stage tonight, enjoy a set from The Brian Handeland Trio.  

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Fri. Sep. 20 9pm

Live Music: 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.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Food & Drink

Every Day from Sep. 21 to Sep. 28

Oktoberfest at Lazy Monk Brewing

Every year Lazy Monk hosts one of the city's best Oktoberfest celebrations. Live music, games, German foods, and plenty of bier. Check out their Facebook page a more detailed schedule.

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

Causes

Sat. Sep. 21 7am-2pm

63rd Annual Kiwanis Paul Bunyan Flapjack Feed

All proceeds will go to support local youth & community programs. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Paul Bunyan Logging Camp Museum. Silent Auction in collaboration with Clear Water Kiwanis Club. Tickets available at Festival Foods.

Memorial High School 2225 Keith St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 children, $7 adults

Age: All Ages

Wellness

Sat. Sep. 21 7:30-8:30am

Shine: Make Your Day Amazing

Join Visionary Lisa for 60 minutes of learning. In this session, Lisa will share life-hacks to create a morning routine to make your day amazing.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: 18+

Recreation

Sat. Sep. 21 8-11am

2019 Eau Claire Heart Walk

The annual Eau Claire Heart Walk is the American Heart Association mission come to life. Celebrate survivors, your loved ones and your heart at the community walk.

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Kids

Every Saturday from Sep. 21 to Nov. 16, 9am-noon

ACT Prep

Help your student ease their worries and get better prepared by signing them up for an ACT prep course. This holistic course provides a comprehensive review of the ACT test, but also focuses in on the specific subject matters that will be covered.

UW Eau Claire Centennial Hall Room 1204 1698 Park Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $199

Kids

Sat. Sep. 21 9am-2pm

Rock Falls Fall Fair

Visit 30+ vendors selling a variety of products that each has to offer. 3 local businesses offering specials on products and an opportunity to win prizes by getting your punch card filled. Bring your friends for a day of shopping and exploring of Rock Falls.

Rock Creek Town Hall N995 County Rd H, Mondovi

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Fitness

Sat. Sep. 21 9am

BombChelle Sweat & Sample

Designed to keep your body guessing through constantly changing movements using your body weight. Following the workout, hangout to enjoy samples of our favorite healthy items along with a short education on how to upgrade your nutritional game as well as your performance.

The Volume One Gallery (Inside The Local Store) 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Recreation

Sat. Sep. 21 9:30am-noon

Intro to Tree ID and Nature Prints

Participants will learn how to use a Dichotomous Tree Identification Key, and then we will go for a short hike. While out on the trail, we will gather natural materials (leaves, flowers, grasses, etc.) to bring back and create cyanotypes, which are also known as “nature prints” or “sun prints”.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Cost: Friends $15, Nonmembers $17

Community

Sat. Sep. 21 10am-noon

Celebration of Peace

Speakers include Pastor Kathy Reid-Walker on "respect and civility", Eau Claire School Board Member on "Openness", Uw-Stout Prof. Jim Handley on Peace. Music by Eggplant Heroes and UWEC A Capella group Searchlight. In honor of the United Nations International Day of Peace.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Kids

Every Saturday, Sunday from Sep. 21 to Oct. 13, 10am-4pm

Pick of The Patch

Outlaw Farms opens up to the public to enjoy the animals and purchase fall items. Items available for purchase are fall mums, pumpkins, squash, gourds, straw, and much more.

Outlaw Farms E16755 Scenic Drive, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

Open Houses & Shopping

Sat. Sep. 21 10am-6pm

Vintage PopUp with The Ochre Stone

A purveyor of goods for the modern muse, Sarah Krueger will set-up shop for an entire weekend with a vast array of vintage wears for women and handmade clay earrings to boot.

Red's Mercantile 224 N Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Crafting & Making

Sat. Sep. 21 10am-4pm

Vintage Skills Workshop: Fishing Creel Basket

Guest instructor Shirley Mount offers this full day session for experienced basket weavers. Make a beautiful and useful creel basket from premium quality reed. Finish on October 19th with a custom-made oak lid.

Chippewa Valley Museum 1204 E. Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $49/Member or $56/Non-Member; $29 leather harness also available to purchase

Age: Adult

Open Houses & Shopping

Sat. Sep. 21 10am-5pm

Second Annual Pablo Center Open House

Pablo Center is getting ready to kick off our second season and to celebrate we are inviting you to a family-friendly day of balloons, theatricality, fabulous views, and a very special guest. Wander the galleries, enjoy the views, and experience our two theatres.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Kids

Sat. Sep. 21 10am-noon

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

Fitness

Sat. Sep. 21 11am-4pm

FitExpo

Free classes and workshops with admission. Thousands of dollars worth of give aways. Swag bags to the first 100 guests in the door. Pre-event activities outside before the doors open. Free admission to all veterans with military ID.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $6 adv, $8 door

Age: All Ages

Music

Sat. Sep. 21 11am-1:30pm

Live Music: Montana and Mike

Saturday Morning Acoustic Series features Montana and Mike making their first appearance at Caffe Tempo.

Caffe Tempo 2530 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Crafting & Making

Sat. Sep. 21 noon-3pm

Crow & Moon Watercolor Class

Join local artist, Karen Scarseth, for another watercoloring class! This month's theme is all things crow. No artistic skills or painting experience necessary, she's bringing several templates for you to trace and will be with you every step of the way.

The Broom & Crow 106 E. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $15

Age: All Ages

Kids

Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from Sep. 21 to Sep. 30, 10am-2pm; Every Saturday, Sunday from Sep. 21 to Sep. 29, noon-4pm

Retrospective Art Show, William Benson

A display of curiosity, experimentation and lifelong expression. Bill Benson (1932-2018) professor emeritus, UW-Eau Claire. During his life he explored a variety of art forms in printmaking. As a member of Grace for 50 years, the congregation honors his creativity & education leadership.

Grace Lutheran Church 202 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Wellness

Sat. Sep. 21 1-8:30pm

In It Together's Mind Blowing Marriage Conference

Join Matt and Suzie along with Remy and Lisa Diederich, Jeremiah and Vanessa Gamble with Theater for the Thirsty and several other guests for a full day of focusing on each other. Learn how to take your marriage from mundane to mind blowing.

Cedarbrook Church N6714 470th St., Menomonie

Cost: $50/couple

Food & Drink

Sat. Sep. 21 1-5pm

Historic Beer Walk

First Historic Downtown Beer Walk. Attendees will receive one beer at each one of the stops. The walk with go dow historic Main Street. Stops include: Zymurgy Brewing Company, Silver Dollar, The Duke & Dagger and brewery nønic. Three tour times at 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm.

Zymurgy Brewing 624 Main Street. E, Menomonie

Cost: $15 advance, $20 day of

Age: 21+

Wellness

Sat. Sep. 21 1-8:30pm

One Day Marriage Conference

Join your hosts Matt and Suzie Kendziera along with Remy and Lisa Diederich, Jeremiah and Vanessa Gamble with Theater for the Thirsty and several other guests and breakout sessions for a full day of focusing on each other.

Cedarbrook Church N6714 470th St., Menomonie

Cost: $50

Food & Drink

Sat. Sep. 21 4-7pm

Hops 4 Hockey Beer Fest 2019

An annual beer fest established by the Eau Claire Center Ice Club Foundation featuring a wide variety of beer sampling, a commemorative tasting glass, and Brew Pub Lotzza Motzza Pizza. Raises funds to benefit local hockey programs with an emphasis on the UWEC Men's Hockey program.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $30 (plus Taxes & Fees)

Age: 21+

Kids

Sat. Sep. 21 4-5pm

Family Nature Walk

Looking for a fun way to get outside with the kids between summer and pumpkin season? Learn about "leave no trace", walk the forest trails, and enjoy the beautiful landscape surrounding us.

Farm to Fork Retreat at Dancing Yarrow S193 County Road BB, Mondovi

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Community

Sat. Sep. 21 4-7pm

2019 Mid Autumn Festival Celebration

Social, performances, and dinner. Event sponsored by Chinese Friendship and Scholarship Association.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire

Cost: $15/single; $30/family

Age: All Ages

Food & Drink

Sat. Sep. 21 5-8pm

Jeff White at Together Farms Burger Nights

Americana/Alt-country & Outlaw Folk from the hills of western Wisconsin. Dramatic ballads, haunting love songs and bittersweet remembrance are staple themes. Burgers are made on the farm using 100% grass-fed beef. BYO chairs, tables, and blankets. Sides, beer, wine, and GF & vegetarian options.

Together Farms W93 Norden Rd, Mondovi

Cost: Food priced at $10-25

Food & Drink

Sat. Sep. 21 5pm-2am

Oktoberfest Flight Night

Enjoy a special priced Oktoberfest flight and tell Growler Guys which one was your favorite. The winner will be announced at 9pm with special pricing for the rest of the night. Featuring an Oktoberfest Brat Pizza.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

Sat. Sep. 21 6-9pm

Live Music: Kori Reisenweber

Singer Kori Reisenweber will woo you with her incredible voice and music.

Farm to Fork Retreat at Dancing Yarrow S193 County Road BB, Mondovi

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Sat. Sep. 21 6-9pm

Live Music: Kaiged Acoustic

Kim and Paige (Mother and Daughter duet) along with Kricket on acoustic bass play a variety of songs, from classic rock, country, and current hits. Rich blended harmonies. Performing at numerous vineyard/wineries with easy listening & relaxing music.

Bloomer Brewing Co. 1526 Martin Rd, Bloomer

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

Music

Sat. Sep. 21 7-9pm

Live Music: Church of Cash - Johnny Cash Tribute

Whether you are an ‘ol timer that grew up listening to Mr. Cash in your tractor or a young soldier driving your tank across the deserts of the Middle East with the Man in Black in your headphones, the Church of Cash will bring his music, with style and energy to fans everywhere.

Colfax Municipal Building 613 Main Street, Colfax

Cost: General seating TICKETS $15.

Words

Sat. Sep. 21 7-10pm

Into the Black Sea, Stories of Darkness and Light

Part theater, part storytelling, part music, Into the Black Sea features tales of friends, relatives, literary figures, folk heroes and McMullin himself. The effect is at once funny, tragic, hopeful and inspiring.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation 421 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 suggested donation

Age: Teens and up

Music

Sat. Sep. 21 7-9:30pm

Dakota Dave Hull & Kari Larson

Both fine musicians on their own, Dakota Dave Hull and Kari Larson (DitchLilies) join forces for a very special WideSpot reunion. Experience the many rooms of their musical mansion - folk, pop, world, jazz and classical.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: $15 Reserved, $18 at the door (only until sold out)

Age: All Ages

Music

Sat. Sep. 21 7-10pm

Live Music: Two the Max

Enjoy the music of Two the Max, a variety of dance and rock music.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 08/15/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Play & Learn

Every Tuesday, Thursday until Dec. 20, 9:30-11:30am; Every Tuesday, Thursday until Dec. 19, 9:30-11:30am

Events with Tickets