Events For 03/03/2017

Fri. Mar. 3

Encaustic Painting - The Fusion of Hot wax and Mixed Media

Kay Geraghty's Encaustic is an ancient medium that Greek artists used back as long ago as the 5th century BC for portraits and panels. It consists of natural bees wax and dammar resin (crystallized tree sap).

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Fri. Mar. 3

MidWest WeirdFest Film Festival

From the founder of Australia's two leading genre film festivals, Midwest WeirdFest is a cinematic celebration of all things frightening, fantastic, underground, off-beat, alternative, and just plain weird to the American Midwest.

Micon Downtown Cinema 315 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Fri. Mar. 3

UW-Stout Emeritus, Rob Price

UW-Stout School of Art & Design Emeritus, Rob Price will show charcoal/pastel drawings from images of his recent travels across the U.S..Refreshments will be served at the reception.

The Barrel Room Wine Bar 320 Main St. E., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8:30-10:30am Fri. Mar. 3

Open Freestyle Skate

Open figure skating time for all ages. All skaters must pay admission, coaches included.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $12 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

9-10:30am Fri. Mar. 3

Adult Open Stick & Puck

Open shooting time with nets and pucks for the adult hockey player. Must have own equipment, helmets with full cage required. Goalies skate free.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $6 or City Pass

Age: 18+

9-10am Fri. Mar. 3

YogaRoom Flow - All Levels Yoga

Looking for a Yoga class that checks all the boxes? This is it! You will work every part of your body building strength, fluidity and balance while linking breath to continuous movement.

The Yoga Room - Eau Claire Yoga Studio 2839 Mall Dr #1, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 Drop or Unlimited Monthly Membership only $80

9am-8pm Fri. Mar. 3

First Friday at the Local Store

Every First Friday of each month, Downtown Eau Claire business stay open late and offer special deals. This Friday, receive a free $5 gift card with a purchase of $30 or more.

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

9-11:30am Fri. Mar. 3

Family Fun Zone

Children and parents enjoy open play on the large turf field filled with numerous toys, games, sports equipment, inflatables, and dress up clothes. Organized activities are also offered at different times each morning which children may participate in if they choose or continue with open play.

L.E. Phillips YMCA Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $4/child, adults are FREE

Age: Families of children age 0 to 6

9:30-10:30am Fri. Mar. 3

Universal Yoga

Universal Yoga is an authentic system of yoga. Goals of practice include increasing strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, will power, energy level, and finding stillness of the mind. Classes are appropriate for beginners to seasoned practitioners.

PRAJNA pilates | yoga | beyond 705 S. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15; or punch card

Age: 16+

9:30-11:30am Fri. Mar. 3

Navigating Windows 10

If you recently installed and upgraded to Windows 10, would like to learn more about what is new and improved and see the differences from Windows 8, bring your laptop with batteries charged and join us in this 4-week (8 hours) class. Items for class: laptop with Windows 10, battery charged & pen/paper.

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

Cost: $20 for members / $30 for non-members

9:30-10:30am Fri. Mar. 3

Tiny Scientists – Water Lab

Play, learn, discover and explore everything about water; from rivers and oceans, to rain and snow, as well as the chemical and physical properties of water. It’s never too early to be scientists and use our 5 senses to observe the world around us.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf ROad, Eau Claire

Cost: $60 for 5 weeks, Drop in $15 (call ahead)

Age: Ages 2-6

10am-4pm Fri. Mar. 3

Wellness Days for Hmong Elders

Each 4-hours wellness days includes an exercise class, healthy lunch, health-related presentations, and unstructured social time. The goal is to enhance Hmong elders' quality of life by providing programming that reduces social isolation, increases physical and mental health literacy, and improve English proficiency.

Boys and Girls Club of the Greater Chippewa Valley, Mary Marquart Center 1005 Oxford Avenue, Eau Claire

10am-4pm Fri. Mar. 3

Revelations Studio Exhibit: Students of DeVona Brodt

Revelations Studio is a small private studio located between Chippewa Falls and Cadott Wisconsin. It is primarily an art academy where Devona Brodt continues with her life long passion of teaching others how to draw, paint, and find their creative voice. The artwork of Brodt’s students will be on display.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:45am Fri. Mar. 3

L.E. Phillips Library: Preschool Storytime

Stories, songs and fun designed to ignite children's language and brain development.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: ages 3-6

10:30am Fri. Mar. 3

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. Lasts 15-20minutes.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Age 0-3 and caregivers

10:45-11:30am Fri. Mar. 3

Lily Pad Lab: Preschool Spanish

Learn Spanish through music, stories, crafts and games. Guest instructor Anita Wahl will share her talent for teaching Spanish through her fun, unique Spanish songs and chants. Each student will receive Ms. Anita’s original CD to continue learning at home.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf ROad, Eau Claire

Cost: $50 (6 weeks), Drop in $12 (Call ahead)

Age: Ages 1-5

11am-1pm Fri. Mar. 3

Lunch Break Skate

Free Skate Rentals.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

11am Fri. Mar. 3

Growing Readers

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.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-6

11am-6pm Fri. Mar. 3

First Market/Open House

Shabby Chic furniture, Jewelry, Antiques, Gourmet Food Items and so much more. Follow on Facebook for market dates, special events and new items, The Winking Owl.

The Winking Owl 115 E. Lincoln Ave, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

noon-8pm Fri. Mar. 3

The Artist Eye Art Exhibit

Break winter’s humdrum by enjoying some fresh art at Galaudet Gallery’s first art exhibit of 2017 The Artist’s Eye. Over 1500 square feet of gallery space found in the four rooms of Galaudet Gallery in downtown Eau Claire.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3-4:30pm Fri. Mar. 3

Modern Dance Class

This is a modern dance class based on the techniques of Martha Graham and Michael Doran. all adults are invited to join us for this restorative , strength building and inspiring class.

Dancers Studio 800 Wisconsin St. (Banbury Place, Building 13 - Room 122), Eau Claire

Cost: $40 per month

Age: Adults all ages

4-7pm Fri. Mar. 3

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

4-7:30pm Fri. Mar. 3

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

4-7:30pm Fri. Mar. 3

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

4-11:30pm Fri. Mar. 3

Draganetti's Annual Garlic Fest

The Draganetti's tradition of celebrating Garlic fest began approximately 27 years ago, and continues today. All guests enjoying an entrée receive a complimentary appetizer of roasted garlic. In addition to their regular menu, Draganetti's will feature some garlic-laden special entrees and pizza as well as our now-famous Garlic Devil Cheesecake for dessert. Will also feature great wines to pair with

Draganetti`s Ristorante 3120 Hillcrest Pkwy., Altoona

5-9pm Fri. Mar. 3

Friday Family Night

Something for everyone, brought to you by Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire. Includes a youth area with dress up clothes, riding toys, building blocks, basketball, volleyball, soccer, football, large inflatables, movie and coloring, free popcorn, and more.

L.E. Phillips YMCA Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Family of two: $8, three: $12, four: $16, five or more: $20

5-8pm Fri. Mar. 3

Artist Eye Opening Reception

Enjoy the Artist Eye Exhibit with wine, cheese, music and fun. See art from Visionaries, Explorers, Seekers and Makers with a special tribute to John Berger who wrote Ways of Seeing.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-8pm Fri. Mar. 3

Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy Release Party (RESCHEDULED)

Head out to Leinie Lodge in Chippewa Falls to tap the first keg of Summer Shandy for the season. Summer Shandy is a Weiss beer with Natural Lemonade Flavor.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Mar. 3

Dinner Jazz: Josh Gallagher Trio

Josh Gallagher was selected as the pianist in the Brubeck Institute Jazz Sextet during the 2004-2005 school year, where he performed with guest clinicians Bobby Watson, Rufus Reid, Jimmy Heath, Artistic Director Christian McBride, and Institute founder Dave Brubeck, among others.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

5:30-7:30pm Fri. Mar. 3

Leinenkugel's Fridays Untapped

Head to the Leine Lodge for some great events, giveaways, music and a reason to get out of the house and down to the Leinie Lodge.

Leinenkugel's Leinie Lodge 124 E. Elm Street, Chippewa Falls

Age: 21+

6-10:30pm Fri. Mar. 3

8th annual Dueling Pianos FUNdraiser

Its a clap along, sing along musical comedy show where the audience is always a part of the action. No one does it better than Dave & Ted, Deuces Wild. The guests of this event will also enjoy refreshments, a chance to win raffle baskets and gift certificates from local businesses, 50/50 raffle, cash bar.

Visionquest N4439 440th St., Menomonie

Cost: $40/person OR Reserve a table of 8 for $350

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Fri. Mar. 3

The Paint Shack

Have fun painting on canvas. Made easy and fun as a trained instructor walks the class through the process. Also paint on wood, bags, glasses and more. Check the website for more information on scheduled events and classes.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

6-11pm Fri. Mar. 3

UW-Stout Film Series: Fantastic Beasts

The year is 1926, and Newt Scamander has just completed a global excursion to find and document an extraordinary array of magical creatures. Arriving in New York for a brief stopover, he might have come and gone without incident, were it not for a No-Maj (American for Muggle) named Jacob, a misplaced magical case, and the escape of some of Newt's fantastic beasts, which could spell trouble.

UW-Stout, Applied Arts 210 415 13th Ave E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Fri. Mar. 3

First Fridays at Tangled Up in Hue

Join Tangled Up in Hue for the last First Friday at its current location. This month they will feature Becky Streeter, an artist who does everything from painting and journal making to scavenging for the sake of cool art projects.

Tangled Up in Hue 505 S. Barstow St., Suite B, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-7:30pm Fri. Mar. 3

Monthly Wine Tasting Group

This monthly wine tasting group will begin by exploring wine basics, how to properly taste and how to describe or sense what you are tasting. Wine samples and pairing options provided. Each month will be a different style or varietal of wine.

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

Cost: $10; Online registration required 48 hours in advance

Age: 21+

7-10pm Fri. Mar. 3

Tunes at the Tasting Lounge

Every Friday you can enjoy 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+

7pm Fri. Mar. 3

UWEC International Film Society: "The Lobster"

In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.

Woodland Theater, Davies Center UWEC 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 for film series membership; $14 for family membership

Age: Rated R

7-11pm Fri. Mar. 3

Time Warp Prom

Party Hits Music playing dance songs from 1975-1985. Come dressed for the 70’s or 80’s, or as you are. Cash bar, music, fun from the era, party.

Best Western PLUS Eau Claire Conference Center 3340 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

7pm Fri. Mar. 3

Live Music: Wolfsong

Introducing WolfSong, Kai Ulrica and Nikk Wolfe of Wolves at the Door on Acoustic guitars and vocals joined by Larry Past on upright bass and vocals playing Acoustic Electric Euro-gypsy rock in the country.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Mar. 3

Decadent Cabaret 2017: Night Two

Decadent Cabaret is an annual three-day music festival featuring local bands and songwriters. Sets are usually 20 minute tributes to popular artists with mind-blowing performances all night long. Doors at 6. Tonight's performers are, in no particular order: Eduardo Rafael, Irie Sol, Distant Friends, Hemma, FanOffBirdSafe, The Dead, Yam Cannon, The Pheromones, and The Jaggernauts.

House of Rock 422 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: $7

Age: 21+

7:30pm Fri. Mar. 3

ECCT Presents: Winnie the Pooh

It's Eeyore's birthday, and as usual, he's completely miserable. He's lost his tail! Winnie-the-Pooh and Piglet gather all of their friends and set out on an epic adventure to find Eeyore's tail and make sure their friend has a very happy birthday.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Ticket Price TBA

Age: All Ages

7:30-9pm Fri. Mar. 3

Solas - Celtic Music

Solas's Celtic music is explosive, yet seductively personal. Through fresh and unexpected arrangements of age-old tunes, compelling and topical originals and covers, and unparalleled musicianship, Solas continues to define the path for the Celtic music world and drive the genre forward.

Chippewa Valley Cultural Association, Inc., Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High Street, Chippewa Falls

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

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Mar. 3

UWEC Theatre Presents: "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street"

The unsettling tale of a Victorian-era barber who returns home to London after fifteen years of exile to take revenge on the corrupt judge who ruined his life. Sweeney Todd is lush, operatic, and full of soaring beauty, pitch-black comedy and stunning terror.

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

Cost: $20

7:30pm Fri. Mar. 3

MTG Presents: "Secret Garden, The Musical"

This enchanting classic of children's literature is reimagined in brilliant musical style by composer Lucy Simon and Marsha Norman, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright.

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

Cost: $18 student/senior; $20 Adults

8pm Fri. Mar. 3

UWEC Cabin: Harbor & Home

An Indie Rock band with rich soulful vocals and tight harmonies the group offers a versatile sound that fits almost any venue. The band originated out of a group of friends that had played music together for several years and finally formed the group in early 2013.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

8pm Fri. Mar. 3

Live Music: Two Castles + SLUMPGANG777 + west korea + Unknown Creatures + BOTH

Local lo-fi electronic artist Two Castles presents an unforgettable night of Midwest hip hop and electronic music at The Plus, featuring the fantastic rhymes of Chicago rap group SLUMPGANG777 (which includes local favorites Vagabond Maurice…

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $7

Age: All Ages

9pm Fri. Mar. 3

Music/Karaoke at Hallie Bar & Grill

Drink, sing, and be merry. Music, music videos, and karaoke go until close. Happy Hour prices start at midnight. Fun, relaxed atmosphere.

Hallie Bar & Grill 1713 Hwy OO, Chippewa Falls

9pm-1am Fri. Mar. 3

Transistor Radio

Transistor Radio was the brainchild of lead guitar player Chris Connell to bring back the sounds of the 70s played on the Transistor Radio. Some of the greatest R&B and soul songs have been forgotten and we have taken it upon ourselves to bring them back.

My Office Bar 408 Galloway St., Eau Claire

9:30pm-1:29am Fri. Mar. 3

Live Music: Twisted Rhythm

Twisted Rhythm is a high-energy cover band that plays a variety of music sure to satisfy your musical appetite.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

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