Events For 03/24/2017

Fri. Mar. 24

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. 24

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. 24

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. 24

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

9-11:30am Fri. Mar. 24

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

9am-2pm Fri. Mar. 24

Nature Break for Kids

Gather your fledglings to celebrate birds and introduce your young ones to taking an active role in citizen science. Children age 4-7 must be accompanied by an adult. Spring Bird Count (Age 4–12) from 9–11:30 am; Spring Fling (Age 4–7) or Maple Magic (Age 8–12) at12:30–2pm.

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Cty Rd. K, Fall Creek

Cost: Check website for pricing

Age: Ages 4 - 12

9:30-10:30am Fri. Mar. 24

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+

10am-4pm Fri. Mar. 24

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. 24

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

10am-2pm Fri. Mar. 24

Charles Matson Lume "I Do Not Have To See In Order To Believe"

UW-Stout School of Art & Design Professor, Charles Lume will have the reception for his sabbatical exhibition, I Do Not Have to See to Believe (for W.S. Merwin) an installation of various objects and mediums that manipulate light.

Furlong Gallery 178 Micheels Hall, UW-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-11:30am Fri. Mar. 24

Five Wishes Workshops I & II

An easy-to-use legal document that lets adults of all ages plan how they want to be cared for in case they become seriously ill. Written in everyday language and helps people express their wishes in areas that matter most - the personal and spiritual in addition to the medical and legal.

Augusta Senior and Community Center 616 West Washington St., Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Fri. Mar. 24

The Art of Hugh Mandelert - A Retrospective

Retrospective showing of original artwork of Chippewa Falls-born artist Hugh Mandelert including fabric design swatches, early portraits, and landscape paintings. Private collection. Select pieces available for purchase through B-Framed Galleries.

B-Framed Galleries 313 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:45am Fri. Mar. 24

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. 24

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

11am-1pm Fri. Mar. 24

Lunch Break Skate

Free Skate Rentals.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

11am-3:15pm Fri. Mar. 24

School's Out Open Skate

Session 1: 11am-1pm. Session 2: 1:15pm-3:15pm. Skate rentals are free.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3/session, $6 for both sessions

Age: All Ages

11am Fri. Mar. 24

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

11:30am-1:45pm Fri. Mar. 24

School's Out Rink Rat Hockey

Mite/Squirt (age 7-10): 11:30am-12:30pm. Peewee/Bantam (age 11-14): 12:45pm-1:45pm. Open hockey time for youth players by age. Must have full equipment. Age 15+ not permitted to skate in Rink Rats.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: Ages 7-14

noon-8pm Fri. Mar. 24

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

noon-5pm Fri. Mar. 24

200 Main: Jo Burke + Jody Balow + Lissa Siedow

Gallery and Studios in downtown Eau Claire. Featuring artwork for purchase by Jo Burke, Jody Balow and home decor by Lissa Siedow, we also host local visiting artists and frequent receptions to celebrate the arts in our community.

200 Main - Art and Wine 200 Main St., Eau Claire

1:30-2:30pm Fri. Mar. 24

Double Digit Days - Strawbee Catapults

Whose catapult can fling things the furthest? We'll design and build catapults with recycled plastic and straws, then test them out!

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 10+

3-4:30pm Fri. Mar. 24

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

3-8pm Fri. Mar. 24

Artist Eye Spring Reception

Enjoy Fresh Art at the Artist Eye Exhibit with wine, cheese, music and fun. See art from Visionaries, Explorers, Seekers and Makers.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-7:30pm Fri. Mar. 24

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

4-9pm Fri. Mar. 24

Dancing in the Garden

Artisan Forge Studios kicks off their first spotlight artist event featuring two extremely well known artists in the Chippewa Valley and call AFS home.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Fri. Mar. 24

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

6-11pm Fri. Mar. 24

UW-Stout Film Series: Rogue One - A Star Wars Story

Former scientist Galen Erso lives on a farm with his wife and young daughter, Jyn. His peaceful existence comes crashing down when the evil Orson Krennic takes him away from his beloved family. Many years later, Galen is now the Empire's lead engineer for the most powerful weapon in the galaxy, the Death Star. Now Jyn must steal the space station's plans for the Rebel Alliance.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Fri. Mar. 24

Bloomer High School Jazz: Mardi Gras Dessert and Dance

Middle School and High School Jazz Bands, plus Chippewa Valley Weapons of Brass Destruction playing Dixieland-rooted jazz while you enjoy hors d'oeuvres, beverages, and desserts in a festive Mardi Gras atmosphere. There'll be dancing and a photo booth with props to help capture the fun.

Bloomer High School 1310 17th Ave., Bloomer

Cost: VIP advanced adults $10, students $6, under 4 Free; General Admission adults $5, students $3, under 4 Free

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Fri. Mar. 24

Paint at Cheers Pablo

Head to Cheers Pablo for one of many painting events, or a DIY sign class. No painting experience necessary, just come ready to have fun. More information about available classes online.

Cheers Pablo 2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 per person, $25 for Kids Under 12

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. Mar. 24

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+

7-9pm Fri. Mar. 24

Upright Figurine "How To Drown" Record Release Party

Upright Figurine will be celebrating the release of their new album "How To Drown". There will be a listening session to hear the new album in it's entirety, and discuss the making of it, a couple of live acoustic performances, and copies of the album for sale.

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

Cost: FREE

7-9pm Fri. Mar. 24

Live Music: The Yellow Bellied Sapsuckers

A guitar/fiddle duo that performs original songs and tunes inspired by classic hillbilly, ragtime, vaudeville, western swing, and old-time fiddling. Their specialty is on the Scandinavian-influenced regional tunes of the upper Midwest, picked up from old-timers in the hills around their Wisconsin home.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Fri. Mar. 24

Live Music: Larry Past Solo Show

Enjoy the music of Larry Past playing songs off of The LP3 EP and Al Julson and Larry Past CD as well as select classic to current covers.

Acoustic Cafe - Menomonie 102 Main St., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9pm Fri. Mar. 24

Snowbirds: A Musical Comedy Road Trip Script & Songs by Jerry Way

Lou and Beth Ralston and neighbors Ernie and Jo Ann Straw temporarily escape the cold Wisconsin winter of 1963 by driving to sunny Florida. Unexpected detours introduce them to southern hospitality along the way. Arriving at their vacation destination, a Tampa Bay resort hotel, they are treated to sightings of movie stars and cruise ships.

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

Cost: Show Only - Adults $14, seniors $13, youth $7, Dinner and Show on Fri/Sat -Adults $32, Seniors $31, Youth (under 13) $19

Age: All Ages

7:30-10pm Fri. Mar. 24

Phil Vassar

Phil Vassar has a career that has seen the releaser of eight albums, two ASCAP Songwriter of the Year trophies, Billboard Country Songwriter of the year, countless hits as a singer and songwriter, and a mantle full of awards.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: Tickets $30-35

Age: All Ages

8-10pm Fri. Mar. 24

Comedy Night and Contest Finale with Headliner Mike Brody and Host Sue Kelly!!

The Sheeley House Saloon brings back Comedy Night! Nationally touring headliner Mike Brody, along with Host Sue Kelly and 3 contestants battling it out for the cash prize in the comedy contest finale! Come early for an incredible dinner and get a seat, they go really fast! The Sheeley House Saloon does comedy night right!!

Sheeley House Saloon 236 W River Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: Free with beverage purchase

Age: 21+

9pm Fri. Mar. 24

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-2am Fri. Mar. 24

Live Music: The Cragars

Rock the weekend away with the Cragars.

Red Zone Sports Bar 2071 S Prairie View Rd, Chippewa Falls

Age: 21+

9pm-2am Fri. Mar. 24

Bear Klan Entertainment: Hip Hop Show

Will feature performances by Cudlino, B-Str8 the Clippa, Dee Bomb, RJQ, Miles Boulevard, Coldhearted Ent, Grime Corps, and Jaymob da Prodigy. Doors open at 8pm.

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

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

9pm Fri. Mar. 24

Vinyl Night: Ben Lester

EC's own Ben Lester grew up in a musical family and has gone on to tour the world with the likes of The Tallest Man on Earth, S. Carey, Aero Flynn, and AA Bondy. Ben's wide array of musical interests will be on display at the DJ table with an emphasis on his favorite old country records.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9-11pm Fri. Mar. 24

Gallery Friday: Advance Base + Karima Walker

Owen Ashworth used to release his lo-fi keyboard pop under the name Casiotone for the Painfully Alone, but these days he calls it Advance Base. Walking the line between electronic music & traditional singer/songwriter forms, Ashworth writes minimalist, heavy-hearted, & nostalgia-obsessed songs of longing & regret.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm-1am Fri. Mar. 24

Live Music: JFT Party Band

Audience selects the music to be performed each night. Every show is different. U2, Rolling Stones, REM, Neil Diamond, John Mellencamp, CCR, Billy Idol, Black Crows, Deep Purple, Tom Petty, Cheap Trick and more.

Heartbreakers Bar & Grill 1705 County Highway OO, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

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