Events For 02/25/2018

Sun. Feb. 25

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

Sun. Feb. 25

February Fitness Frenzy

Launched by Second Opinion magazine, this two week event features 96 free fitness classes at area gyms, health clubs, yoga studios, and more. Connect with an instructor to change your life and lifestyle, and make a healthier 2018.

Area gyms, health clubs, yoga studios, and more

Cost: FREE

Sun. Feb. 25

Bread and Roses

Inspired by Rose Schneiderman who said, “The worker must have bread, but she must have roses, too." encouraging everyone to think beyond just survival and to believe we should have art too. Enjoy illustrations by fashion designers like Betsy Johnson, Yves Saint Laurent, Ricardo Tisci, Karl Lagerfeld and more.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Sun. Feb. 25

Wisconsin ArtsWest 39

This year 81 artists from 22 communities submitted 144 works to be judged for entry into the show. The juror for the exhibit is Cameron Anderson, an artist and a writer living in Madison, Wisconsin.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Sun. Feb. 25

Winter Camp

Ever wonder what camp looks like when it's covered in snow? Winter Camp is a great opportunity for youth to spend their February break enjoying winter activities such as snowshoeing, tubing, drinking hot chocolate, and warming up by the fire. Transportation provided. Two night over night camp.

Camp Manitou 27960 137th Street, New Auburn

Cost: Member: $120, Community: $160

Age: Grades 2-7

9-10:30am Sun. Feb. 25

Natural Beauty Workshop

Create your own healing aids to the winter elements. In our natural beauty workshop you'll create a Rose + Chamomile Facial Scrub and Brown Sugar Lip Scrub. Take home each of your tinctures in resealable containers to enjoy for multiple uses. They'll have folks on hand to do shoulder + neck massages.

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

Cost: $30

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sun. Feb. 25

40th Annual Home & Garden Show

The 40th coming of this event is new and improved, featuring three days of new programming. 130+ vendors, and live music by Dawn Marie with beer & wine on Friday night from 5-8pm. Friday features programming for seniors. Saturday features kid-focused activities. Sunday features a DIY painted wine glass, sign, and succulent planter workshop.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $6 advance (until Feb. 22), $8 at the Door

10-11am Sun. Feb. 25

“Black History That Time Forgot”

Not all heroes make the history books and history often has a bias towards those who have the privilege to write it. Before there was Rosa Parks there was Claudette Colvin. One in four cowboys was black, despite the stories perpetuated by Westerns on television and the image of the white cowboy riding to save the day.

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

11am Sun. Feb. 25

The Growler Guys Grand Opening

The Growler Guys is a new way to enjoy craft beer. Stay for a pint or stop quick for some suds to-go. Choose from 48 taps, with 10 chances to win free beer for a year. Taste international craft brews, taster trays, and more. Quick service menu offers scratch pizza, wings, and hot sandwiches.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

noon-1:30pm Sun. Feb. 25

Lake Altoona Polar Plunge

Put on a wacky costume, raise money & jump in a lake to benefit 1,000 local Special Olympics athletes at the Polar Plunge. Other include a Toss Your Boss Plunge. Enjoy concessions, music, and souvenirs. Breakfast at Folsom Street VFW from 7-11am. Registration starts at 11am.

Half Moon Lake, Eau Claire

Cost: Donation information online

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Sun. Feb. 25

Choix Roses: les Deux

Discover floral wonders both romantic and gothic in beautiful artwork of bouquets, botanicals, roses and rose inspired art that spans the Age of Enlightenment to today. Experience authentic art that questions beauty and values, or just enjoy four spacious rooms of flowers.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-3pm Sun. Feb. 25

Painting Furniture - Bring Your Own

Bring a Ssmall piece of furniture (nightstand, chair, small side table, large decorative frame) and watch it transform into something beautiful that you have created yourself. Price includes all paint and supplies. You will receive a 10% discount on paint and supplies if purchased that same day.

Crimson Skies 304 Main St. East, Menomonie

Cost: $85

Age: 16+

noon-7pm Sun. Feb. 25

Equine Lessons

Red Tail is offering riding lessons for beginners. More information on Red Tails Lesson Community on Facebook.

Red Tail Arabians, LLC N6093 84-th St, Elk Mound

Cost: $30 for the trial lesson

Age: Ages 5+

1-7pm Sun. Feb. 25

Lifeguard Instructor Training

The course prepares candidates to use course presentation materials, conduct water training sessions and evaluate the progress of learners.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member: $225, Commhnity: $315

Age: Ages 17+

1-7pm Sun. Feb. 25

Lifeguard Instructor Training

The purpose of this course is to train instructor candidates to teach the basic-level American Red Cross Lifeguarding courses. Lifeguard Training (core classes: Lifeguarding, Shallow Water Lifeguarding, Lifeguarding and Aquatic Attraction Lifeguarding.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $225, Community $315

Age: 17+

1-3pm Sun. Feb. 25

Learn to Crochet

Winter is a great time to cozy up with some yarn. Learn a new skill that will keep you warm and happy. Learn the basics of crochet to get you started. $20 per person all materials included. Pre-registration is required.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: ages 16+

1-3pm Sun. Feb. 25

Mosaic Sunday's

Help create a permanent tile mosaic in the UW-Stout library while working with a mentor artist and UW-Stout students. Please dress in appropriate clothing for messy art making. Stop by to help out, see the project, and learn a little about mosaic installation.

University of Wisconsin Stout Library - Second Floor 315 10th Ave E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 5+ with supervison

1:30pm Sun. Feb. 25

European Travel Tips, with Paul Schwartz

Paul Schwartz of Menomonie, has traveled to over 30 countries on vacation and loves to talk travel. This presentation will offer travel tips to help you take that trip you have always wanted to do. Plane tickets, websites, how to pack, housing, places to go, getting around and more will be discussed.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

2-4pm Sun. Feb. 25

School of Rock (The Musical)

Based on the cult film and with a rocking new score from Andrew Lloyd Webber, School of Rock follows slacker Dewey Finn as he turns a class of straight-A students into an ear-popping, riff-scorching, all-conquering rock band.

Chippewa Falls High School 735 Terrill Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10 adults, $6 students/seniors

Age: All Ages

2-4:30pm Sun. Feb. 25

Menomonie Theater Guild: Company!

Company! is a landmark concept musical revolving around the institution of marriage and relationships, exploring the dynamics, challenges and benefits from many perspectives. Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth.

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

Cost: $20 General Admission/$18 seniors, students, military

Age: mature audiences

2pm Sun. Feb. 25

University Symphony Orchestra

A sixty member student ensemble performing the symphonic repertoire of the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries. Under the direction of Nobuyoshi Yasuda, the ensemble presents on-campus concerts, tours, performs with choirs, and accompanies a fully-staged opera or musical once per year.

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

Cost: $7 GA, $5 seniors/youth, $2 UWEC students/staff,

2:45-3:45pm Sun. Feb. 25

Love it Forward: Journey on Janna

This month Sky Yoga is donating all proceeds to Journey on Janna. Journey on Janna is a Foundation. Started by Debbra and Jason Judnic, Spencer Cobb, and Brandon Cobb who lost their daughter/sister to a long battle with depression and anxiety. The Journey on Janna foundation exists to raise suicide awareness.

Sky Yoga 415 1/2 S Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE, Donation-Based

Age: 16+

3-5pm Sun. Feb. 25

Ballroom, Swing and Latin Dancing

A fun afternoon of dancing. There will be a 30 minute beginning dance lesson at 3pm followed by music to practice all your dance steps. All dancers are welcome to attend. Casual attire.

St. Mary's Community Center 1812 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: $10 per person

4-5:30pm Sun. Feb. 25

Partners Yoga

Explore yoga postures that are fun to collaborate and do with your valentine or a good friend. Eplore various yoga postures made for two people that actually help you deeper understand yoga thanks to a little help and support from your partner or friend.

Sky Yoga 415 1/2 S Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: 16+

4-6pm Sun. Feb. 25

Canvas Sunday's

Join a fun and energetic painting class using step-by-step instruction where children and parents each come away with a completed whimsical painting after two hours. Supplies included.

University of Wisconsin Stout Library - Second Floor 315 10th Ave E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 5+

4:30-5:30pm Sun. Feb. 25

Zumba with Z.Vida Fitness

Z.Vida Fitness has been bringing their passion and flair for Zumba to the Chippewa Valley for over 5 years now. Participants are eager to admit it's like dancing with family.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $6/drop in; $40 unlimited monthly; $25 5-class punch card

5-9pm Sun. Feb. 25

AHS Music Booster Valentines Dinner & Silent Auction

Enjoy a catered meal, cocktails, a silent auction, and entertainment by Locomotion, the Altoona High School Show Choir. Also featuring Brass Rails, up-and-coming Locomotion stars of the future. Meal options include beef, chicken, or vegetarian.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $40 (meals must be ordered by 2/15)

Age: All Ages

6:15-8:15pm Sun. Feb. 25

Canvas Sunday's

Join a fun and energetic painting class using step-by-step instruction where children and parents each come away with a completed whimsical painting after two hours. Supplies included.

University of Wisconsin Stout Library - Second Floor 315 10th Ave E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 5+

7pm Sun. Feb. 25

Dotter's Books in Conversation with National Book Award Finalist Carmen Maria Machado

Dotters Books will host a video conversation with National Book Award Finalist Carmen Maria Machado, author of 'Her Body and Other Parties.' Readers, writers, fans of the Chippewa Valley Book Festival, and members of the Chippewa Writers Guild are encouraged to attend.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-10:30pm Sun. Feb. 25

Phil Vassar

Phil Vassar is as driven today as he was when he first left his Lynchburg, Virginia home to pursue - and realize - his dream of making his mark in entertainment. A career that has seen the release of eight albums, two ASCAP Songwriter of the Year trophies, Billboard Country Songwriter of the Year and countless hits as a singer and songwriter. Jim Hayes will open for Phil Vassar.

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

Cost: $30 | $35

Age: All Ages

8:45-10:15pm Sun. Feb. 25

Adult Open Broomball

A drop-in coed program for the adult player (18+). Players divide into teams for pick-up broomball game. Players must have their own helmet. Appropriate footwear to be worn on the ice. Broomball sticks and balls provided.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $6 Per Person or City Pass (2 Punches)

Age: Adults 18+

8:45-10:15pm Sun. Feb. 25

Adult Open Hockey

A drop-in coed program for the adult hockey player (18+). Skaters divide into teams for pick-up games. Players must have full equipment. Goalies skate for free. Sunday and Wednesday nights; October 11 - March 28. 8:45pm-10:15pm. No play on 11/22, 12/24, and 12/31. Hobbs Ice Arena.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $6 per person, or City Pass (2 punches)

Age: Adults 18+

Ongoing Events For 02/25/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc