Events For 01/20/2018

Sat. Jan. 20

132nd Annual Silver Mine Invitational

The 132nd Silver Mine Invitational is an exciting international ski jumping competition. Watch top skiers from the US, Norway, Finland, Slovenia, Canada & other countries. More information coming soon.

Silver Mine Ski Jump 2900 Silvermine Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 in advance; $15 at the door ; 12 & under is FREE

Sat. Jan. 20

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

Sat. Jan. 20

Great Lakes, Small Streams: How Water Shapes Wisconsin

View this traveling exhibit from the Wisconsin Historical Society! Comprised of 16 panels, the exhibit features an interactive kiosk that allows visitors to track the movement of glaciers, follow changes made to local rivers over time, or seek out easy solutions to save water in their own homes.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8-10am Sat. Jan. 20

EC Marathon Build Up Runs

All abilities and ages are welcome at the EC Marathon Build Up Runs. Each week join community runners and students from the UWEC Distance Running class as they extend their mileage, training for the half or full marathon. Longer runs have support on the course, and weekly distance can be tailored to your needs.

Zorn Arena UWEC, Garfield Avenue 121, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

8:30am-4:30pm Sat. Jan. 20

The Art of Marriage Video Event

Family Life's "The Art of Marriage" consists of six video sessions that weave together expert teaching, real-life stories, humorous vignettes and more, to portray both the challenges and the beauty of God's design for marriage. An accompanying manual provides couples with projects to help apply the principle taught during each session. Child care is available.

Bethesda Lutheran Church 123 W. Hamilton Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $55/couple (Early Discount of $5 if paid by December 17)

Age: Adults - Engaged/Married couples

8:30-11:30am Sat. Jan. 20

Winter Bird Banding Demo

Join the Beaver Creek bird banders for a bird banding demonstration. This is a great opportunity to see some of the birds that visit feeders on a cold winter day up close and personal. Learn about bird identification, bird behavior, what to feed birds, and why they band them.

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

Cost: Register by 1/18

9am-4pm Sat. Jan. 20

ACT Prep Winter 2018

This program will walk you through each section of the exam. Full subject reviews, refresh your memory on important subjects, take practice tests and essays and receive feedback. Scholarships available.

University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire 105 Garfield Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $199

Age: Youth

9-10am Sat. Jan. 20

In the Gallery: Saturday Morning Yoga

Saturday morning yoga in the Oxbow Gallery. Find yourself at The Lakely to experience an expansive brunch menu afterwards, enjoy a drink, and kick back while listening to lively instrumental tunes from some of top-tier musicians tge community has to offer.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

9am-1pm Sat. Jan. 20

Winter Market of Menomonie

A typical Winter market day is presented by 15-20 farmers and artists selling everything from vegetables to fruits, eggs, breads, meats and handmade crafts. Friendly atmosphere, fresh coffee, hot prepared foods and live music every week. All welcome!

Raw Deal 603 S. Broadway St., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-noon Sat. Jan. 20

Tiny Tots Playhouse - Open Play

Tiny Tots is a place for kids to bring their parents, grandparents or caregivers for some creative, dramatic, memory making fun. Come on in and get your play on. Make some memories, and burn off some energy.

Tiny Tots Playhouse 320 S. Wisconsin St., Fall Creek

Cost: $5/child, free for adults and infants under 12 months

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Sat. Jan. 20

Sportsmen's Expo & Gun Show

The Gus Almquist Memorial Sportsmen's Expo and Gun Show features a full gun show with modern and antique firearms, ammo, optics, knives, military surplus, hunting and fishing related items. Wild Game Dinner and door prizes on Friday from 6pm-8pm.

Alliance Church of Menomonie 502 21st St N, Menomonie

Cost: $5 GA, age 14 and under free; $30 a table for dinner

Age: All Ages

9am-9pm Sat. Jan. 20

Bruce Warren: Edifices and Artifacts

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

10am-5pm Sat. Jan. 20

Men of Clay

Featuring John Onkka of St. Croix county and John Clazmer from Racine, WI. Onkka's career spans over 40 years with one-of-a-kind wall murals and landscape-inspired stoneware. Clazmer specializes in Raku and wood fired pottery but also creates wheel-thrown stoneware.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-10:50am Sat. Jan. 20

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

10am-4pm Sat. Jan. 20

Beaver Creek Reserve's Frosty Frolic

Come to Beaver Creek Reserve for a “Snow Day, Your Way” featuring fun winter family activities. Snowshoeing, cross country skiing, mini-sessions on a variety of topics, kids crafts and activities, hot chocolate, s’mores and much more. Limited dog sledding runs will be available on a first come basis.

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

Cost: Members: Adults $10, Kids $6 | Non-members: Adults $12, Kids $7 | Dog sledding is an additional pricing

10am-4pm Sat. Jan. 20

ArtMobile at Oakwood Mall

The ARTmobile connects children to the visual arts with fun and relevant art projects that have an educational aspect to them.

Oakwood Mall 4800 Golf Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-2pm Sat. Jan. 20

Gut Wisdom - The Workshop

Alyce Sorokie, author of "Gut Wisdom", a Chicagoan and TRE Facilitator visits the studio for a morning of intel on how the gut and brain are connected, the interplay of the two, the anxiety and depression gut connection, tools to add to your wellness toolbox, and more.

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

Cost: $99

10am-1pm Sat. Jan. 20

Weekend Brunch With Musical Guest Shane Leonard

A farm-focused weekend brunch (served 7am-1pm) with lively instrumental tunes from Shane Leonard. An array of midwestern and other brunch classics including omelettes, quiche, wild rice porridge, Belgian waffles, sandwiches, and more. A variety of classic and original morning drinks including mimosas, bloody marys, and more.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-3pm Sat. Jan. 20

Nate Rylander - the Jackson Pollock of the Midwest

View work by abstract expressionist painter Nate Rylander. “Action painting” can be seen in his artwork along with reclaimed materials such as hollow core doors. Inspired by several masters, we refer to Rylander as the Jackson Pollock of the Midwest with the influence being seen in several paintings.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sat. Jan. 20

Intro to Beekeeping

Learn from local beekeeper Randy Rykal. Whether you're getting started or looking for tips and tricks this informative class is for beekeepers of all levels. Instructor: Randy Rykal.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Sat. Jan. 20

Women's March Wisconsin: Eau Claire Day of Action

Celebrate the accomplishments of women of color in our community. Other areas of focus: voter turnout, voter registration, and overcoming voter suppression. Rally at Phoenix Park at 10, then march to the Unitarian Universalist Congregation for an afternoon of action. Bring a bag lunch.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15am Sat. Jan. 20

L.E. Phillips Library: Family Storytime

Stories, songs and fun for the whole family, designed to ignite children's language and brain development.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Age 0-6

10:15am-1:15pm Sat. Jan. 20

What's It Worth? Antique & Collectible Appraisal Event

Appraisals are by reservation only. Call 715-839-4834 to schedule your 4-minute appointment. Please provide a description of your appraisal item. Opinions of value are informal and may not be used for insurance or charitable donations which require a certified appraisal.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30-11am Sat. Jan. 20

Polaris (Planetarium Show)

Head to the CMEC's inflatable Planetarium for an outta this world show, featuring a traveling penguin and a funny polar bear. Their scientific adventure leads them all around Earth and to Mars and Saturn, where they learn about planets' similarities and differences.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:30am-12:30pm Sat. Jan. 20

My Little Cookie Monster Kids Event

Hey parents! Come in and bring your little Cookie Monsters and create their cute handprint on a ceramic plate. Instructors on site to make if easy and fun

Craving Canvas and Ceramic Studio 2807 East Hamilton Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $15

Age: Ages 5 and up

11am-3pm Sat. Jan. 20

Family Fest 2018

Bring the whole family for exciting activities including Ronald McDonald brought in by Courtesy Corporation, Family Olympics, Petting Zoo, Mascot Competition, DJ Entertainment from Party Hits, Indoor Marketplace, and more.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 for Children and Adults; Children 2 and under are Free

Age: All Ages

11-11:30am Sat. Jan. 20

Polaris (Planetarium Show)

Head to the CMEC's inflatable Planetarium for an outta this world show, featuring a traveling penguin and a funny polar bear. Their scientific adventure leads them all around Earth and to Mars and Saturn, where they learn about planets' similarities and differences.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

noon Sat. Jan. 20

2nd Annual Cinderella's Birthday Party: ECCT Fundraiser

It's Cinderella's Birthday and you're invited. All new musical play, new menu of kid's favorites, more singing and dancing, birthday cake, princess basket raffles, games and surprises, autographs and photos. Princess attire encouraged.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $12 GA

Age: All Ages

noon-3pm Sat. Jan. 20

Get Hooked! Learn to Fish Chippewa Falls

Free Fishing pole, jig, and bait while supplies last. No fishing license required. No registration required. Learn the whole experience of Ice fishing from: learning to setup equipment, how to use the equipment, how to clean fish, and best of all we will be cooking fish for everyone to sample, prizes will be given.

Ojibwa Golf & Bowl 8140 136th St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Sat. Jan. 20

Learn to Crochet a Granny Square

Beef up your crochet skills with this fun and easy project. Use your new knowledge of granny squares to make a multitude of other projects. Scarves, blankets, coffee coozies and more. Instructor Liz Olson will guide you through the process.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: ages 10+

1-2:30pm Sat. Jan. 20

Mindfulness Workshop

Learn a breath meditation technique and practical ways to generate the energy of mindfulness and a compassionate presence through activities like speaking, listening, and eating. Instructors: Marion & Warren Lang.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-3:31pm Sat. Jan. 20

Bill Blagg LIVE

The Magic of Bill Blag Live comes to the State Theatre for one show only. Critics and audiences alike rave about his incredible high-energy, grand-scale magic & illusions that will have you rubbing your eyes in disbelief. Blagg's show is packed with new mind-blowing illusions and his trademark off-the-cuff personality that make this show a great family event.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $25-35 | Youth $10 (prices subject to change)

Age: All Ages

2-5pm Sat. Jan. 20

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

2:30-11pm Sat. Jan. 20

Vets Fighting 4 Vets Chili Cookoff & Bean Bag Tournament with Music by Shootin' Jack

Annual chili cook-off and bean bag tournament to raise money for veterans' services. Registration for the chili cook-off begins at 2:30pm. Tasting runs 3-6pm with the bean bag tourney to begin at 6pm. Registration at 5:30pm. Cash prizes for all winners. Live music by Shootin' Jack to follow from 7-11pm.

Veterans Center of Menomonie E4710 County Road BB, Menomonie

Cost: FREE ($25/tournament team registration, $10/chili entry)

Age: All Ages

4-8pm Sat. Jan. 20

8th Annual Spaghetti Feed & Silent Auction by Chippewa Valley Roller Derby

All-you-can-eat homemade spaghetti, garlic bread, and desserts. Silent auction filled with items donated by businesses and individuals across the Chippewa Valley, as well as homemade goodies created by the skaters. Raffles will also be drawn every quarter hour for a chance to win even more prizes.

VFW Post 7232 2900 W Folsom St, Eau Claire

Cost: $8 Adults, $5 Kids

Age: All Ages

4-6pm Sat. Jan. 20

Craft Lab: Make a Tassel Necklace

Learn to make a tassel necklace with instructor Jamie Kyser at Blue Boxer Arts. You will learn the basics of jewelry making, how to use various tools, how to use a crimp bead and how to make a tassel. You will walk away with a necklace masterpiece to take home.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: ages 14+

5-8pm Sat. Jan. 20

Candle Light Snowshoe Hike

Candle Light Snow Shoe Hike on the Off Road trails in Centennial Park. Flat bottom toboggans or sleds or for the little ones are welcome. Follow the candle light through the trails on a 1.2 mile hike. There will be a bonfire and hot cocoa. Please bring a chair if you'd like to stay awhile.

Centennial Park Spooner Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6pm Sat. Jan. 20

K Point Brewing Presents: The Top Whiskeys of 2017

K-Point acquired bottles of the 3 top whiskeys of 2017. They'll offer a sampling of all three whiskeys. Tickets for sale on The Coffee Grounds website. Whiskeys featured include: Elijah Craig Barrel Proof 12 year, Glenmorangie Astar, and Wild Turkey Decades.

The Coffee Grounds 4212 Southtowne Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 (tickets available online)

Age: 21+

6:30-8:30pm Sat. Jan. 20

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

7-9pm Sat. Jan. 20

Sacred Sound for the Soul

An evening of "Sacred Sound for the Soul" with 2017 Native American Music Award Nominees Peter Phippen (bamboo/wooden flutes) and Rahbi Crawford (crystal singing bowls).

Unity Christ Center 1808 Folsom St., Eau Claire

Cost: $15

7pm Sat. Jan. 20

Live Music at the Acoustic Cafe: Ravenwolf

RavenWolf performs classic rock, blues, folk, standards and original music. Kai Ulrica, of Wolves at the Door and WolfSong, and Anastasia Vishnevsky, of Manifest, are known for strong vocal harmonies and fresh arrangements of familiar songs.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-11pm Sat. Jan. 20

Banbury Jam 2: Nick Foytik Band, and Paul Tweed Band

Live local music. Original songs by both bands, food, beer and wine available. Come check out local original artists in a comfortable relaxed environment at Forage.

Forage 930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm-2:30am Sat. Jan. 20

8th Annual Pourhouse Anniversary Party

Celebrate 8 years of Elk Mound no longer being a dry town. Karaoke starts at 8:30pm. with Happy hour prices 5:30-6:30 and 12am-1am.

The Pourhouse W301 Menomonie St., Elk Mound

7:30-10pm Sat. Jan. 20

Bill Blagg LIVE

The Magic of Bill Blag Live comes to the State Theatre for one show only. Critics and audiences alike rave about his incredible high-energy, grand-scale magic & illusions that will have you rubbing your eyes in disbelief. Blagg's show is packed with new mind-blowing illusions and his trademark off-the-cuff personality that make this show a great family event.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $25-35 | Youth $10 (prices subject to change)

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Jan. 20

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

8pm Sat. Jan. 20

Live Music: 40 Fingers

40 Fingers is back and they're bringing all the dance tunes you can handle from your younger years. Four voices and 5 instruments makes for a whole lotta variety for your ears and feet.

VFW Club 1300 Starr Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8:30-11:30pm Sat. Jan. 20

Live Music: Howard "Guitar" Luedtke

Howard is a staple in the Blues scene and with good reason. He has 40 plus years of playing guitar in both the Midwest and on the international stage.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Jan. 20

Late Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher + Josh Gallagher

Jeremy Boettcher has performed music throughout the world. He has toured extensively in S. Carey, traveling throughout the US, Canada, and Europe. Recently, Jeremy finished a residency for Jazz at Lincoln Center in Doha, Qatar. He will be joined by good friend and incredible talent, Josh Gallagher, on the piano.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9:30pm Sat. Jan. 20

Local H at The Metro

Rock legends Local H are returning to Eau Claire and taking the stage at The Metro in downtown Eau Claire.

The Metro (formerly The Boys and Girls Club) 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 advance, $13 day of

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