Events For 09/22/2018

7am-2pm Sat. Sep. 22

62nd Annual Kiwanis Paul Bunyan Flapjack Feed

All proceeds will go to support local youth and community programs. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Paul Bunyan Logging Camp Museum in Carson Park. Silent Auction in collaboration with Clear Water Kiwanis Club. Tickets available at Festival Foods - proud sponsor of the event.

Memorial High School 2225 Keith St., Eau Claire

Cost: Advance Tickets (available at Festival Foods) are $7 adults and $4 children under 12; ($8 and $5 at the door)

Age: All Ages

7:30am-4pm Sat. Sep. 22

Autumn at the River Wisconsin Master Gardener Association Conference

Join with Master Gardener Volunteers and interested gardeners from around Wisconsin for a two day “Autumn at the River” garden conference. On Friday there are several tour options of area horticultural attractions and an evening dinner and keynote talk. Saturday morning we start by visiting the Eau Claire farmers market.

The Lismore 333 Gibson Street, Eau Claire

Cost: See Registration

Age: Adult

7:30am-1pm Sat. Sep. 22

Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market

Seasonal, locally grown vegetables and fruits, plus baked goods, dairy products, meat, honey, maple syrup, flowers, and more.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Age: All ages

8am-1pm Sat. Sep. 22

Menomonie Farmers Market

Features local produce, meats, breads, berries, herbs, desserts and baked goods, spices, handcrafted items, arts & crafts. Kids activities, hot lunches, and music performances.

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

Age: All Ages

8am Sat. Sep. 22

2018 Eau Claire Heart Walk

Bring your kids, colleagues and friends to the American Heart Association's Heart Walk. Spend a heart-healthy morning with your community and learn how you can live life free of cardiovascular disease.

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8am-5:30pm Sat. Sep. 22

Eau Claire Grassroots Festival

A festival about environment, education, economics, and equality. A conference-style event designed to inform, engage, and inspire with thought-provoking speakers and breakout sessions on these topics. Keynote speakers: John Nichols & Sheila Plotkin. 20 Breakout Sessions and musical entertainment.

Cost: FREE for students, $10 for non-students

Age: All Ages are welcome

9am-noon Sat. Sep. 22

ACT Test Preparation

Taking the ACT is a big deal for college admission - but you don’t have to stress about it if you get yourself test-ready! We’ve got a full program that walks you through each exam section.

UW-Eau Claire Campus 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $199

9am-5pm Sat. Sep. 22

Cadott Booya Days

Free Booya soup, arts and crafts vendors and entertainment for the entire family go throughout the day on Main Street. Thrift sales begin the Thursday before this fall event and continue through Saturday.

Main Street, Cadott

Cost: Free BOOYA, all other purchases require payment

Age: All Ages

9am-noon Sat. Sep. 22

Perfectlly Portable Yo-yos

Sew a small seasonal wall hanging, then create yo yo's yo embellish it. Bring usual hand sewing items. Bring along buttons, beads, charms, etc., as you like, to add bling. Fabric will be supplied for Valentine's Day or St. Patrick's Day. Reserve your space and fabric choice.

Arts Coming Together: School of the Arts 107 Wilson Court, Menomonie

Cost: $20 for the two sessions sSat. and Sun.Sun: noon-4pm

Age: 16+

9am-2pm Sat. Sep. 22

Rock Falls Fall Fair

Buttons Bakery & Boutique will have store specials and outdoor vendors. Hester Saddlery & Kristi's Kreations are two new businesses in town, each hosting an open house. The Town Hall of Rock Creek will be hosting 40+ vendors showcasing several products including crafts, jewelry, food, makeup and more.

Rock Creek Town Hall N995 County Rd H, Mondovi

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Sat. Sep. 22

Reiki I Class with Judy Meinen, RN

Discuss history, key concepts, effects, ethics, and uses of Reiki. Receive attunement. No experience necessary. Dress comfortably.

Angel Care Healing Touch 2411 N. Hillcrest Pkwy, Ste 1E, Altoona

Cost: $150

Age: All Ages

9:30am-noon Sat. Sep. 22

Basic Embroidery Class

Over the Edge Quilt Guild of Menomonie is offering a basic hand embroidery class on. All supplies will be provided other than scissors. Cost is free for members of Over the Edge Guild and $5 for the public. Register by 9/17 by calling Barb Hauck.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: $5 GA, FREE for members of the Over the Edge Quilt Guild

Age: Ages 10+

10am Sat. Sep. 22

Fall Porch Pot Workshop

Create your own fall porch pots to add great fall color to your home. A unique selection of fall plants that can handle the cold weather and will give you nice color for the whole season.

Down To Earth Garden Center 6025 Arndt Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: Build your own; only pay for what you take home

10am-1pm Sat. Sep. 22

Weekend Brunch with Musical Guest Shane Leonard

A farm-focused weekend brunch served 7am-1pm, with lively instrumental tunes from Shane Leonard 10am-1pm. The locally sourced menu boasts an array of midwestern and other brunch classics with a variety of classic and original morning cocktails.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: Consult menu for food prices

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. Sep. 22

Pick of The Patch

Outlaw Farms opens up to the public to enjoy the animals and purchase fall items. Items available for purchase are fall mums, pumpkins, squash, gourds, straw, and much more.

Outlaw Farms E16755 Scenic Drive, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

10am-5pm Sat. Sep. 22

15th Western Wisconsin Pottery Tour

A tour of four studios and the work of 18 potters. See the studios and kilns, talk to the potters about their work. Lots of work for sale refreshments served. A fun family event.

Various Locations in Western Wisconsin

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

10am-noon Sat. Sep. 22

Da Vinci's Workshop Presents: The 3rd Annual DVW Challenge

How it works: you get a bag of random stuff, then you make something using as much of the materials you can. You can work with a friend or alone. After your object is created, you may want to decorate it. There will be an art show on the second meeting.

Banbury Place Building 13 studio 103 930 Gall0way St., Eau Claire

Cost: $40

Age: Ages 6-11

10am-noon Sat. Sep. 22

Stones, Natures Endless Mall with Julie Buckman

Learn to tune into stones and elements of the natural world. Discover what the attraction to pretty stones is.

Soulstice Wellness Center 1316 Fairfax Street #103 & #104, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

10:30am Sat. Sep. 22

Pick a Peck Storytime and Apple Tasting

Join the Chippewa Falls Public Library for stories, games and songs all about apples, followed by an apple tasting.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Family

11am-1pm Sat. Sep. 22

Paint Pouring Art Class

Are you ready for some colorful fun? Join Charlene and Colleen in the Dabble Box. Wear some paint clothes or grab an apron, get a canvas and your favorite paint colors, and pour away. For ages 18 and up. All materials are provided. Registration is required.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

11am-4:30pm Sat. Sep. 22

Marigold Cafe

Marigold Cafe is a local food truck that specializes in Italian fare. They offer delicious grilled paninis and decadent gelato.

River Bend Winery & Distillery 10439 33rd Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: Food priced a la carte

noon-11pm Sat. Sep. 22

Oktoberfest at Lazy Monk Brewing

Every year Lazy Monk hosts one of the city's best Oktoberfest celebrations. Live music, games, German foods, and plenty of bier. Check out their Facebook page for more information.

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

Cost: Admission TBA

noon-5:30pm Sat. Sep. 22

Pablo Center Grand Opening Celebration

The community is invited to the grand opening of the Pablo Center at the Confluence. Ribbon cutting at 12pm, followed by song, dance, and music. Featured artists include The Torch Sisters, UWEC Jazz I, Ukulele Klub, CVAGsing, local breakdancers, and more. Family activities include the ArtMobile, CMEC's Big Blue Blocks, and the Library's Book Bike.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-5pm Sat. Sep. 22

A Walk in the Woods Looking for Mushrooms

Learn to distinguish edible from poisonous mushrooms and learn how fungi affect the health of the forest. Join Tavis a delightful amateur mycologist from Cumberland , WI. Please bring your own basket for collecting. Registration and full payment required by September 14.

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

Cost: Friends $10 Nonmembers $15

1-4pm Sat. Sep. 22

Julie Buckman: Private Readings

Take a one-on-one meeting with Julie Buckman to get answers to your questions, or connect with someone on the other side.

Soulstice Wellness Center 1316 Fairfax Street #103 & #104, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 for 15 minutes, $55 for 30 minutes, $95 for 60 minutes

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Sep. 22

Downtown EC Food & History Tour

The Downtown Eau Claire Food & History Tour is a walking tour that includes stops at 7 downtown establishments where you will enjoy tastings of local food and beverages. You’ll spend approximately 20 minutes at each restaurant and hear about the history of Eau Claire and the restaurants. A perfect mix of food, culture and fun.

Meet outside the Local Store 205 N. Dewey Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $65

Age: All Ages

2pm Sat. Sep. 22

UWEC Films: Black Panther

T'Challa returns home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his rightful place as king. When a powerful enemy suddenly reappears, T'Challa's mettle as king, and as Black Panther, is tested when he's drawn into a conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk.

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

Cost: FREE for students; $7 for individual film series memberships

Age: PG-13

2:30-5:30pm Sat. Sep. 22

Live Music: Yata, Sinz, Orfield with Ellen Whyte

Yata, Sinz and Orfield are joined by Grammy award nominee Ellen Whyte on tour from Oregon. This group brings an unexpected and masterful mashup of blues, folk and swing jazz with vocals, guitars and tenor sax.

Autumn Harvest Winery 19947 Cty Hwy J, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

3-11pm Sat. Sep. 22

Backyard BBQ Featuring Blacklite District and October Rage

National Recording Artist Blacklite District returns for a high energy rock show with October Rage. There will also be a Free Rat Rod & Classic Car Show, Flea Market, Thrift Sale and Farmers Market 3-7pm. Charcoal Chicken Feed 3pm-7pm benefitting The Girls Scout Troop 3307. Music at 7:30pm.

The Playhouse s7650 State Hwy 37, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 per person

Age: 21+

3-4pm Sat. Sep. 22

How To Adult (kind of)-Bare Essential Cooking

Basic "How To's" for Patrons ages 16-25 yrs. Bare Essential Cooking: Learn how to cook easy recipes for dorm living or creative easy meals on your own. Recipes will be available and snacks provided.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 16-25 yrs

3-4pm Sat. Sep. 22

Spell Candle Workshop

Instruction and materials will be provided for you to make a spell candle for Success, Health, or Prosperity. A spell candle is a call for change, an action toward a goal, a positive affirmation, or a prayer. Come with a specific thing in mind, or create candle to bring a general emotion.

The Broom & Crow 106 E. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

3:30-7:15pm Sat. Sep. 22

Restaurant Week: Autumn Valley Vino Tour [SOLD OUT]

Hop on the Valley Vino Tour for a good time touring local wineries. The first stop is River Bend Winery, featuring the Lavender Collins; followed by Autumn Harvest Winery, featuring the Autumn Apple Pie Slush; then Infinity Beverages, featuring the Summer Heat. The wineries offer free drinks and sampling as part of the event.

Tour departs from the Local Store 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: $35

Age: 21+

4-8pm Sat. Sep. 22

Together Farms Burger Night

Burger Nights are a unique, casual night at Together Farms. Burgers are made right on the farm using their 100% grass-fed beef. Also serving slaw, fries, beer, wine, and more. Relax by the bonfire, check-out the farm animals, and live music on Friday & Saturdays (schedule online). Bring chairs, blanket, or table in case they run out.

Together Farms W93 Norden Rd, Mondovi

Cost: FREE to attend; Burgers are $11-13

Age: All Ages

4-5pm Sat. Sep. 22

Healthy Kids Running Series - Eau Claire

The Healthy Kids Running Series is a five week running program for kids from Pre-K to 8th grade. Each Race Series takes place once a week and offers age appropriate running events. Join us as we encourage kids to adopt a healthy and active lifestyle, help increase their self-esteem, and make new friends!

Pinehurst Park 3523 Delbert Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

Age: Ages 2 - 8th grade

5-8pm Sat. Sep. 22

Bourbon House Acoustic at Together Farms Burger Night

Bourbon House Acoustic performs a variety of energetic rock covers and originals. Their shows are rockin’, soulful and groovy. At burger nights, burgers are made right on the farm using their 100% grass-fed beef. BYO chairs, tables, and blankets.

Together Farms W93 Norden Rd, Mondovi

Cost: FREE to attend; Burgers are $11-13

Age: All Ages

5-7:30pm Sat. Sep. 22

Live Music: Wolves at the Door

Live music, local art, food, wine, coffee, and dessert.

Vino Cappuccino N5734 Hwy 12, Elk Mound

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5pm Sat. Sep. 22

Party in the Prairie: Lee Brice in Concert

Lee Brice is a nationally touring country music star. He'll play 8 of his Top 10 hit songs. Trailer Choir and Austin Fire will open. There will be a full bar and food vendors on site. Gates at 4pm.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $32 GA, $42 standing VIP, $102 Platinum VIP

5:30-10:30pm Sat. Sep. 22

Midwest Karting Association Night Race

Watch experienced Sprint Kart Racers (ages 5-70) race on a half-mile track. At this annual night race, competitors compete on both speed and lighting design for their karts. Fun to watch for the entire family.

Midwest Karting Assocation 5130 Old Mill Plaza, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 for Spectators

Age: All Ages

5:45pm Sat. Sep. 22

Kids Aerial Hoop Class

Super fun beginners aerial hoop class for kids age 4-12. Your child will learn how to safely enter & exit the hoop, beginners poses, tricks and more. Class limited to 6 for safety and to ensure each child gets adequate time in the hoop. Be sure to register ASAP to reserve your child's spot.

Moonrise Aerials Studio; Building 13; Suite 122 Banbury Place Building 13 (930 Galloway St), Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: Ages 4-12

6:30-8:30pm Sat. Sep. 22

The Paint Shack

Have fun painting on canvas, wood, bags, glasses and more. Made easy and fun as a trained instructor walks the class through the process. Check the website for more information on scheduled events and classes.

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

Cost: $10-40

Age: All Ages

6:45pm Sat. Sep. 22

Budget Aerial Silks Class

No experience needed! Bring out your inner Cirque-du-Soleil goddess in this quick class, perfect for total beginners. Learn how to climb the silks, how to foot lock, and tons of pretty poses in a supportive, judgement-free atmosphere.

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

Cost: $15

7-9:30pm Sat. Sep. 22

The Butanes

The Butanes are the real deal, igniting their potent brand of blues, classic R&B, and soul like no other around these parts. Grab some friends, hit the Great River Road, and get ready to dance.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: $15 Advance, $18 at the door (only until sold out)

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Sat. Sep. 22

Hogwarts After Dark

Wizards and muggles alike are invited to a spellbinding celebration of all things Harry Potter. Event includes Bewitching Brews & Muggle Food, "Magical" Creatures from the ECCHA, NEWT-Level Trivia Contest, Local Artisans in “Diagon Alley”, Horcrux Scavenger Hunt, Divination Prophecies, Sorting Hat Roast by Clear Water Comedy, Themed Crafts in the Dabble Box, and Transfiguration by TG Makeup & Hair.

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

Cost: $12 advance; $15 at the door

Age: 21+

7pm Sat. Sep. 22

UWEC Films: Black Panther

T'Challa returns home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his rightful place as king. When a powerful enemy suddenly reappears, T'Challa's mettle as king, and as Black Panther, is tested when he's drawn into a conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk.

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

Cost: FREE for students; $7 for individual film series memberships

Age: PG-13

7-10pm Sat. Sep. 22

Live at the Acoustic Cafe: Timbre Junction Bluegrass Band

Timbre Junction's skillful playing, tight arrangements, and expressive vocals done "their way" float through bluegrass, country blues, cowboy and western swing. What makes them unique is their ability to take a song from any era or genre and make it their own.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Sep. 22

The History of Rock n’ Roll: Johnny Rogers Band

From Branson to Europe to Las Vegas, Rock 'n' Roll showman Johnny Rogers will transport you back to a time when you went to your favorite malt shops and danced to your favorite bands.

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

Cost: Reserved Seats: $25/seat. General Admission: $21 adults, $19 seniors, $15 youth

7:30pm Sat. Sep. 22

The Metro Presents: The Willis Clan

The Willis Clan is a family of 12 brothers and sisters from Nashville, TN. With 6 siblings at the core of the band, their music is a mix of Irish, country, bluegrass and pop fused in their own way with original songs and tunes.

The Metro 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 advance; $30 door

7:30pm Sat. Sep. 22

Grand Opening Celebration: A Cabinet of Curiosities

Designer, sculptor, and puppeteer Chris M. Green presents Terrene, a commissioned work of images paired to the music of UWEC resident composer Chiayu Hsu. Then he will stage Firebird, a lush puppet and dance masterpiece telling the epic tale of Prince Ivan, the magical firebird, and the struggle of good and evil.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $30-125

8pm Sat. Sep. 22

Live Music: Austin Miller

Orland-based Austin Miller plays Florida Folk rock.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8-11pm Sat. Sep. 22

Live Music: Mark Croft

Mark Croft is an award-winning singer/song-writer and acoustic guitarist that blends a variety of styles into his own pop, roots, and Americana approach. Infuses soulful performances with infectious rhythms and unforgettable melodies.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8pm Sat. Sep. 22

Randy Adams

Randy Adams live at the Stones Throw.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Age: 21+

8pm Sat. Sep. 22

Late Night Jazz: Sue Orfield and Christine Hitt

Tenor saxophonist, Sue Orfield and pianist, Christine Hitt take on the Lakely stage for a late night jazz set.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30pm Sat. Sep. 22

The Thundermen

The Thundermen return to Sammys with all your favorite songs from the '50s, '60s, and '70s.

Sammy's Pizza 2812 London Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $2.00

Age: 21

9pm-1am Sat. Sep. 22

Live Music: False Heather

Playing rock and roll from the 80s, 90s, 00s, and today.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Sep. 22

Live Music: Half Empty Glass + 20 Watt Tombstone

Half Empty Glass is a punk rock band. 20 Watt Tombstone blends blues rock with metal, country, and punk.

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

Cost: $5 Cover

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Sep. 22

Hip-Hop En Drag: Fundraiser

Hip-hop artist TeawhYB will perform his pop-infused original songs alongside some of the greatest names in local drag: Jem Stone, Felicia Ashton, Sophia Nyland, and Siren, all to raise money for the Emerging Leader's Fund, which provides assistance to LGBTQ+ in leadership education pursuits.

Scooter's 411 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 Cover

Age: 21+

10pm Sat. Sep. 22

Live Music: One Match Fire + We're Wolves + Eduardo Rafael

One Match Fire plays upbeat, up front rock. We're Wolves sings a palette of folk/hip hop and a solid base of indie rock. Current local and native Brazilian Eduardo Rafael sings bluesy-pop songs with a touch of classic bossa nova influence.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 09/22/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Serious Circuits

Every Tuesday, Saturday until Dec. 26, 9-9:30am; Every Saturday until Mar. 30, 9-9:30am

Events with Tickets

tickets are available online

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