Events For 04/20/2018

Fri. Apr. 20

Here We Grow Again - Spring Children's Consignment Fair

West Central Wisconsin's upscale children's consignment event. The place to find bargains on quality, name brand clothes, great toys, books, videos, baby equipment, and nursery furniture. Make some extra cash by consigning your child's/teens things or purchasing some great things for your child/teen at can't-be-beat prices.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to attend

9-11:30am Fri. Apr. 20

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.

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

Cost: $4/child

10-11am Fri. Apr. 20

Storybook Hiking Trail

An engaging, guided tour of the Storybook Hiking Trail followed by a fun spring activity. Explore seasonal-themed songs, interactive stories, movement activities, and crafts that encourage your children to think about the ever-changing world around them and their role in it.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Cost: Friends $3 per child Nonmembers $5 per child No charge for assisting adults.

Age: Kids ages 3-8 and their families

10am-2pm Fri. Apr. 20

Cardboard Construction

Failsafe will convert into a fort-building space, full of cardboard, MakeDo kits and all of the necessary items to create some huge structures. Feel free to stop in anytime to join in the architectural fun.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10am-2pm Fri. Apr. 20

Earth Day Dreamcatchers

Drop-in to use a wide variety of recycled and natural materials to weave wishes for the future of our earth or gratitude for its abundance into a one-of-a-kind dreamcatcher.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-2pm Fri. Apr. 20

Building Bridges Pho-raiser

Forage is partnering with the Eau Claire Area Hmong Mutual Assistance Association to benefit the Building Bridges youth program and Kaj Siab days Elder program. The proceeds will help raise awareness about sexual assault and domestic violence, and fund program field trips for these two groups.

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

Cost: $7 a bowl

Age: All Ages

11:30am-noon Fri. Apr. 20

Parachute Games

Kids ages 3 and up will enjoy jumping, dancing, moving, 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+

11:30am-1pm Fri. Apr. 20

Chippewa County EDC Round Table Discussion Luncheon with the DATCP

The Chippewa County Economic Development Corporation and Star Blends invite you to join us for lunch, networking and an informative presentation from the newly appointed Secretary Sheila Harsdorf of the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP).

Star Blends 2093 Commerce Pkwy., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10 includes lunch

Age: All Ages

noon-1pm Fri. Apr. 20

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+

1-6pm Fri. Apr. 20

Free Play Lab

Explore the library's newest DIY, hands-on space. Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather color, paint or knit, the Dabble Box has something for you. Unstaffed.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-3:30pm Fri. Apr. 20

Rally Against Gun Violence in Eau Claire

Rally to build awareness and bring people of all ages, faiths, races, and ethnicities together to work toward reducing gun violence and building a more peaceful community. Find out what you can do to help reduce gun violence in Wisconsin and across the country.

First Presbyterian Church 2112 Rudolph Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2:30-3pm Fri. Apr. 20

Pop-Up Play

Museum Playologists could pop up anywhere with a fun new challenge for you and your family to enjoy. Exercise your brains and bodies with a variety of action-packed activities.

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

3pm-4:30am Fri. Apr. 20

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. Apr. 20

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. Apr. 20

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.

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

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

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Apr. 20

Live Music: Nick Hensley

Nick Hensley’s Love Songs For Angry Men has maintained a full schedule since 2002, averaging more than 200 shows a year. He has shared the stage with several national-level acts.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages with parent

5:30-7pm Fri. Apr. 20

Z.Vida Fitness 6th Anniversary Party

Z.Vida Fitness is proud and excited to announce that they have been bringing the best Zumba dance parties to the Chippewa Valley for 6 years now.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Fri. Apr. 20

Green Drinks Happy Hour

Environment lovers gather for a casual and social happy hour with fellow environment lovers. Find like-minded friends and resources to get involved in the movement for a clean future. Hosted by Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6pm Fri. Apr. 20

Eau Claire Jazz Fest 52nd Street

Friday night at the Eau Claire Jazz Festival celebrates the true culture of jazz as Downtown Eau Claire transforms into a jazz nightclub scene. 52nd Street is a re-creation of the historic 52nd Street of New York City. Over 50 bands play at multiple venues along Barstow Street in downtown Eau Claire, featuring a variety of music styles, including ragtime, blues, acoustic, and big band. Go online for a full schedule of events.

Various downtown EC venues; schedule and location list available online

Cost: $10 all-access wristband sold at the door. One wristband provides access to all of the venues

Age: Venues are All-Ages or 21+

6-8pm Fri. Apr. 20

Equinox: 52nd Street Jazz Festival at The Lakely

Equinox returns for their 6th year at the E.C. Jazz Festival’s 52nd Street, playing their originals, standards and straight-ahead jazz tunes with Freddy Sklenar leading the group on tenor, Todd Bartlett on Flugal and Trumpet, Karl Anderson on Bass, Jim Richard on Piano and David Barneson on Drums. Check out special guest Lindsay Finan on vocals as well.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 at door or 52nd Street Wrist Band

Age: All Ages

6pm Fri. Apr. 20

Jazz Fest 52nd Street at The Oxbow and The Lakely

The Gallery at The Oxbow Hotel and The Lakely serve as two venues for this yearly downtown Eau Claire tradition. In The Gallery from 6pm to midnight, see UKE, Shannon Kaeding, and Olivia Willet/Zachary Klein Trio. On the stage in The Lakely, enjoy the music stylings of Equinox, Silverback Trio, and Lauren Sevian/Alexa Tarantino.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

6pm Fri. Apr. 20

UW-Stout Films: Loving Vincent

Brings the paintings of Vincent Van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil painting, hand-painted by 125 professional oil painters who travelled across the world to the Loving Vincent studios in Poland and Greece to be a part of the production.

UW-Stout Applied Arts Building, Room 210 712 S Broadway, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Fri. Apr. 20

52nd Street at The Local Store

Friday night at the Eau Claire Jazz Festival celebrates the true culture of jazz as downtown Eau Claire transforms into a jazz nightclub scene. Catch a variety of musical styles all over downtown, including here at in the gallery at The Local Store - come see The Other Brothers from 6-7:30pm and In the Mood from 7:30-9pm.

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

Cost: $10 wristband gets you into all locations

7-10pm Fri. Apr. 20

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. Apr. 20

Chippewa Falls High School Theater Presents: Miss Nelson is Missing

The Chippewa Falls High School Theater department is proud to announce their annual Spring play production based on the children's book "Miss Nelson is Missing!"by Harry Allard.

Chippewa Falls High School 735 Terrill Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 for adults, $3 for Students/Children

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Apr. 20

UWEC Film Series: "It"

A group of bullied kids band together when a shapeshifting monster, taking the appearance of a clown, begins hunting children.

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

Cost: Individual film series memberships are $7; a family membership is $14.

Age: Rated R

7-9pm Fri. Apr. 20

Live Music: Mark Leach & Squirrel Talk

Mark K. Leach & Squirrel Talk will be playing together for a great night of music. They play folk americana music & the mix of two groups together will bring a blend of creativity that will be fun to watch. A night of music, conversation, & as always good wisconsin beer.

Raw Deal 603 S. Broadway St., Menomonie

7:30-9pm Fri. Apr. 20

The Menomonie Singers in Concert

The Menomonie Singers will perform Haydn's Little Organ Mass and other selections that focus on the voice as an instrument. Dr. Jerry Hui, Conductor and Dr. Mark Pruett, Organ

St. John's Lutheran Church 1804 Highland Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Free, donations gratefully accepted

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Apr. 20

Eau Claire Jazz Festival Headliner Concert: Bobby Sanabria + Bob Mintzer + UWEC Jazz I

Grammy-nominated Bobby Sanabria is an American drummer and percussionist who specializes in Latin jazz. He teaches Latin jazz at the Manhattan School of Music and The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music. Bob Mintzer is a LA-based saxophonist that has toured with popular jazz fusion quartet, The Yellowjackets. They'll be joined by the grammy-winning talent of the UWEC Jazz I.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $25 GA, $10 students

8pm Fri. Apr. 20

UWEC Cabin Featured Spring Artist: John Splithoff

John Splitoff is a multi-talented songwriter, singer, and instrumentalist imbued with the vital and eclectic spirit of his Chicago roots and his newfound New York City urban soul. His style is a pop-soul-dance-urban experience with a smoky, soulful, breezy croon.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9pm-1am Fri. Apr. 20

Live Music: Divided Highway

All four members of DH come from years of rocking smoke-filled taverns and possesses a sincere love for entertaining their fans. All four contribute to the band with amazing vocal performances with a backdrop of mind-blowing guitar, bass, keyboard and drum.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 04/20/2018

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