Events For 01/12/2018

Fri. Jan. 12

Chippewa Youth Hockey Tournament

With two full sheets of ice, full concession stand, heated viewing area and more. See contact info for additional details or to learn how to register a team. Different age brackets compete during different weekends. Check the online schedule for a complete list of who plays and when.

Chippewa Area Ice Arena 839 First Ave., Chippewa Falls

8:30am-4:30pm Fri. Jan. 12

CornerHouse Forensic Interview Training

Dig deeper into adolescent development, forensic interviewing, and mandated reporting. Gain expert knowledge in research, theory and best practices from experienced professionals with this on-site, interactive and comprehensive training program.

Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: 699

9-11:30am Fri. Jan. 12

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. Please check their online schedule before going.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $4/child

10-10:50am Fri. Jan. 12

Little Language Lab

Is your toddler ready to get talking? This newest class aimed at exposing children to a language rich environment, where they will listen to stories, sing songs, learn finger-plays, move/dance, and do age-appropriate crafts and sensory activities.

Lily Pad Lab 1620 Ohm Ave (In the EC Music School), Eau Claire

Cost: $50/each, drop-ins welcome but please call ahead

Age: Ages 1-2

10-10:30am Fri. Jan. 12

Super Space Quest. (Planetarium Show)

Visit the CMEC's inflatable Planetarium for an outta this world show. Visitors will lie down under the stars and travel through all of the planets in our galaxy. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted near Failsafe 30 minutes prior to the show.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:15am Fri. Jan. 12

L.E. Phillips Library: Preschool Storytime

For children who are able to sit through longer stories and participate in more advanced activities. Stories, songs, rhymes and movement activities.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: Preschool

10:30-11:30am Fri. Jan. 12

ABCs for 2s and 3s

ABC’s for 2s and 3s is a fun step into exploring letters, numbers, and shapes. 2 and 3 year old children and their parents will enjoy open exploration time, songs, stories, sensory play and art.

Lily Pad Lab 1620 Ohm Ave (In the EC Music School), Eau Claire

Cost: $50/each, drop-ins welcome

Age: Ages 2-5

10:30-11am Fri. Jan. 12

Super Space Quest. (Planetarium Show)

Visit the CMEC's inflatable Planetarium for an outta this world show. Visitors will lie down under the stars and travel through all of the planets in our galaxy. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted near Failsafe 30 minutes prior to the show.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11:30am-noon Fri. Jan. 12

Parachute Games

Kids will enjoy jumping, moving, dancing, grooving and all sorts of games with the giant parachute.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: Ages 3+

noon-1pm Fri. Jan. 12

SOS (Shake Off Stress with TRE)

TRE® (Tension Stress & Trauma Release Exercise) 7 exercises that release deep muscular patterns of stress, tension & trauma. Easy. Anyone can do it. Feels like a massage from the inside out. Helps with PTSD symptoms, anxiety, back pain & more.

ANANDAWORKS Wellness Education Center 320 Putnam Street, Suite 123, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 drop in

Age: 12+

2-5pm Fri. Jan. 12

Art Classes Artisan Forge Studio

Art Classes at Artisan Forge Studio with Schaefer Miles Painting Drawing Adult and Teen Learn painting and drawing techniques. Work at your own pace. Novice and Advanced. This is your creative time. Paint and Draw with the Artists.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Four Classes $140 or One class for $40

Age: Adult and Teen

2-11pm Fri. Jan. 12

Lazy Monk Friday Fusion Night: Grapefruit Mad Monk

On special friday nights, Lazy Monk will tap unique creations for sampling. One keg per night, so when it's gone it's gone! Jan. 12 is the Mad Fruit Monk (Grapefruit Mad Monk).

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

3pm-4:30am Fri. Jan. 12

Modern Dance Classes

Modern dance classes, based on Martha Graham techniques as modified by Michael Doran. These classes are taught by Barbara Shafer and are adapted for all proficiency levels including beginner dancers.

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

Cost: $40 per month

Age: 18+

4-7pm Fri. Jan. 12

St Olaf Men's Club Fish Fry

The St Olaf Men's Club will be having their famous "All you can eat fish fry". The menu will feature 2 kinds of battered fish, baked fish, French fries, baked potato, vegetables, salad bar, coffee and milk.

Father Agnew Parish Center 2407 North Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: $11 adult, $10 seniors (65 and older), $4 children 5-12, 4 and under free, carryouts $10

5-9pm Fri. Jan. 12

Friday Family Nights

Basketball, volleyball, soccer, football, large inflatables, movie & color, free popcorn. In the youth area: dress up clothes, riding toys, building blocks. Sponsored by Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $4 per person; Family of 5+ $20 Max

Age: All Ages

5-7pm Fri. Jan. 12

Opening Reception: Forms and Experiments - Kate Bradley and CV Peterson

Kate Bradley is a sculptor from Wausau and uses the process called taille direct or direct carving, carving directly into soapstone and alibastor without first making a model. CV Peterson is a multidisciplinary artist residing in Eau Claire. Their work combines scientific exploration and art as a way to examine environmental devastation.

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

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Jan. 12

Live at Northwoods Brew Pub: Kelsey Miles

One of Wisconsin's newest and hottest high-energy rock, blues, and soul performer. In 2017 WAMI nominated her band, The Kelsey Miles Band, New Artist of the Year.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages with parent

5:30pm Fri. Jan. 12

Live Music at The Lakely Supper Club Celebration: 58 Belvedere

58 Belvedere is a trio performing original compositions by Dean Granros (guitar) and group improvisation. The raw edge of Granros' guitar combined with the extraordinary drum and bass team of Dave Power and Pat Keen provides a new and unfiltered take on the idea of the jazz power trio.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6-7pm Fri. Jan. 12

Floorwork Twerkshop

In this workshop, you will learn how to add sexy to the most basic floor work. Discover how to move your body in ways you hadn’t imagined. Fluid, water like legs, adding head rolls to your movement. You will feel like a pro at the end of it all.

Moonrise Aerials Studio 800 Wisconsin Street; Banbury Place Building 13, Room 112, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: 18+

6-8pm Fri. Jan. 12

Learn to Knit

Cozy up with us and learn a new skill. This class is for beginners who want to know the basics. Learn to cast on, knit, purl and cast off. You'll also learn about needle sizes and yarns.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: ages 10+

6-8pm Fri. Jan. 12

Calen Sidhevair of Westernesste

A group for the study and celebration of magical practices on an eclectic, Pagan, spiritual path. Westernesste contributes to the growing movement of Earth-loving religions. They focus on the respect of our Earth, the guidance of human potential, and the realization of responsible personal freedoms.

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

6:30-8:30pm Fri. Jan. 12

Bruce Warren: Edifices and Artifacts Opening Reception

Edifices and Artifacts is a photographic exploration in black and white of buildings, bridges and other cultural artifacts located in the Chippewa Valley, predominately in Eau Claire.

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

Cost: FREE

6:30-8:30pm Fri. Jan. 12

The Paint Shack

Enjoy a fun time painting made easy and exciting. A talented social artist will instruct you step by step through recreating the featured painting. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more.

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

Cost: $10-40

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Fri. Jan. 12

Family Friendly Fridays and Flick & Float

On the second Friday of every month, members can bring a community member to the Y for free all day long. Community members are welcome to enjoy the Flick & Float movie in the small pool (6:30 PM) and try a family activity in Hobbs Gym (5:30-7pm).

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

6:30-9pm Fri. Jan. 12

Ole and Lena's Ice Fishing Fandango - Dinner Theater

Ole and Sven are gearing up, literally, for the Lodge’s annual 72-hour Pairs Ice Fishing Marathon contest. Aside from making sure the water pressure is strong enough to hose Ole down when he gets home from the contest, Lena is far more interested in attending the “Spruce Up Your Farm House” class being held at the senior center.

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

Cost: Admission: Dinner Show - Adults $34, Seniors $33, Youth $27 Show Only – Adults $15, Seniors $14, Youth $8

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. Jan. 12

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. Jan. 12

Live Music: Jack and Kitty

Jack and Kitty perform “organic, vaudeville acoustic folk” and have been called “one of the most entertaining acoustic groups in the Midwest” by the Minneapolis Star Tribune. A rich musical stew forms the blend of Jack and Kitty’s Emmy Award-winning artistic approach. It’s laid-back with positive vibes.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Fri. Jan. 12

Live Classic Music: J. S. Bach Viola da Gamba Sonatas

Tulio Rondón and Tami Morse are making a CD. Come hear them perform the complete J. S. Bach sonatas for viola da gamba and obligato harpsichord right before they head off to the studio.

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

Cost: $10 GA, $5 Seniors and Students

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. Jan. 12

Davey Jones at the Tasting Lounge

Featuring live local music every Friday night at the Infinity Beverages Winery and Distillery Tasting Lounge. This evening we have the musical styling of Davey Jones playing a blend of blues, rock and roll, roots music, and reggae.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Jan. 12

Eau Claire International Folk Dancers

A weekly recreational international dance group where you dance the dances of many lands. Come and join us whenever you like. No partners necessary. Wear comfortable clothes and soft-soled, non-marking clean shoes. First Fridays of the month are specialized for beginners.

YMCA Fitness Center 206 Emery St., Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $2/night; more if live music

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Jan. 12


These songwriting sisters weave influences of Alternative, Americana and Desert Rock with raw emotion, supporting one another with beautifully hard-hitting harmonies. Topping off the harmonic sheen is an instrumental arsenal of violin, guitar, banjo, mandolin, ukulele, and cello. Combined with an un-apologetic rhythm section, the whole of this band is far greater than the sum of its parts.

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

Cost: $18-25

7:30pm Fri. Jan. 12

CVTG Presents: Neil Simon's The Odd Couple (Female Version)

A comedy about the ups and downs of friendship. Olive Madison's messy life was perfectly fine until she invites her neurotic, clean-freak friend Florence Unger to move in! Neil Simon's funny female version of The Odd Couple replaces the poker game with hilarious games of Trivial Pursuit.

The Grand Theatre 102 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10-23

8:30-11:30pm Fri. Jan. 12

Tony Cuchetti at Cowboy Jack's Altoona

Like sages of old, calling down their muse from the mountains, Country artist Tony Cuchetti derives his spirit and creativity from an eclectic blend of folk, blues, country and Americana. Compared to the likes of Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Sturgill Simpson, Amos Lee, and Ray Lamontagne, Tony Cuchetti bleeds soul.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Fri. Jan. 12

Vinyl Nights: Flater

Local Kyle Flater takes the stage to spin a wide range of tunes. Enjoy craft cocktail, regional beers/wines, and order from the popular late-night menu featuring the Scandinavian Koldtbord, where you create your own sharable feast.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 01/12/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Men of Clay

Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until Jan. 31, 10am-5pm;

Events with Tickets

tickets are available online

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