Events For 02/28/2019

Thu. Feb. 28

The Pen Project Multi-Media Exhibit

Paintings, drawings, poetry and testimonies submitted to The Pen Project magazine will be on display during this month-long exhibit, showcasing the talent that lives inside America's correctional system.

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

Cost: FREE

8am-2:30pm Thu. Feb. 28

2019 Sales Conference

The Chamber will present its fifth annual Sales Conference to help sales professionals learn new tips, discuss different strategies and refresh ideas to help boost sales performance. From seasoned sales professionals to those just starting their careers, this conference will empower you with better tools to make this the best sales year ever.

The Florian Gardens 2340 Lorch Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $79 Member $109 Non-member

8:30am-4pm Thu. Feb. 28

Leading Intentional Customer Service

The service a customer experiences with your business is critical to your success. Happy customers are your best marketing tool. This course will provide hands-on training with best practices and proven techniques to deliver exceptional customer service through effective leadership.

Holiday Inn South 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $600

9-11:30am Thu. Feb. 28

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.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $3 member; $5 community

Age: Ages 0-6

9:30-11am Thu. Feb. 28

Weekly Bird Banding

Beaver Creek Reserve Bird Banders have been banding birds for 20+ years. Visit with the Bird Banders during their weekly banding sessions. Watch and learn how and why they band birds. Learn about bird identification, how birds are caught and banded, and meet some birds up close.

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

Cost: FREE

10-11am Thu. Feb. 28

Yoga for Seniors

This beginner-friendly class eases you into the body with breathing exercises and relaxing poses for joint flexibility. Gradually move into standing poses, increasing strength, balance and awareness in all major muscle groups.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: Seniors

10am-5pm Thu. Feb. 28

Art Exhibit, The Art of Play, Ryan Foose, Eliza Wheeler

Ryan Foose and Eliza Wheeler are both UW-Stout School of Art & Design alum. Wheeler, (North space) has written and illustrated several children’s books (Miss Maple’s Seeds). Foose, (south space) is the current Head of Brand Development for minor league baseball.

Furlong Gallery 178 Micheels Hall, UW-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Thu. Feb. 28

Mini Makers: Open Lab

Build and create using real tools of the trade! They'll provide all of the string, beads, cardboard, wood, tape, etc. to create the project of your dreams, and then you get to take your masterpiece home with you. Feel free to drop in anytime during the two-hour window.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Thu. Feb. 28

Indianhead Chapter Of the American Sewing Guild

At this meeting, there will be a screening of the film The True Cost of Fashion, followed by a discussion.

Trinity Lutheran Church 1314 E. Lexington Blvd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

10:15am Thu. Feb. 28

Little Movers Storytime

For babies that love to move. All storytimes feature stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and movement. All are welcome and no registration is required. Also includes parachute play, bubbles, and play group.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Babies

10:30-11am Thu. Feb. 28

Preschool Story Time

This morning session of Preschool Story Time is for children ages 3-5 who are able to independently sit for a 30 minute session. Please register for story time at the library.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-5

noon-3pm Thu. Feb. 28

Paint and Draw with Schaefer-Miles

Paint and Draw with Schaefer/Miles. Beginners to Advanced. With or without your own supplies. Learn techniques and mediums while creating in your own style. Take one class or many.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $40

Age: Student and Adult

noon-7pm Thu. Feb. 28

RV Show

Various dealers on site with travel trailers & 5th wheels on display at the 55,000 square foot Chippewa Valley Expo Center facility. A great opportunity to see RVs up close.

Chippewa Valley Expo Center 5150 Old Mill Plaza, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

2:30-3pm Thu. Feb. 28

Pop Up Play

Museum Playologists could pop up anywhere with a fun new challenge for you and your family to enjoy.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

3-5pm Thu. Feb. 28

Dabble Box Makerspace Lab

Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather craft, make music, create art or play games, the Dabble Box makerspace has something for you. Self-guided exploration with staff on hand to answer questions.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3pm Thu. Feb. 28

Hanging Basket Workshop

Plant baby plants in your hanging basket; then DTE will care for your baskets until they are ready to go outside. You’ll be able to pick up your baskets in May to take home and enjoy. You’re welcome to stop in and check on their status as they grow.

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

Cost: $50

4-7pm Thu. Feb. 28

Paint and Draw with Schaefer-Miles

Paint and Draw with Schaefer/Miles. Beginners to Advanced. With or without your own supplies. Learn techniques and mediums while creating in your own style. Take one class or many.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $40

Age: Student and Adult

4-7pm Thu. Feb. 28

Paint the Town Red

An evening filled with fashion, positive energy, and heart health. Browse the sales and specials in 30+ participating businesses. Enjoy drawings, giveaways, food, wine tasting, games, prizes, refreshments, free blood pressure screenings, and information from HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital health professionals.

Downtown Chippewa Falls North Bridge Street, North Bay Street, and North High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE to attend

4-4:30pm Thu. Feb. 28

New Twinkle Baby's learn to dance

Young dancers develop (get up get moving be active) song and dance and more. Structured lessons following - direction - team work - confidence - body muscles plus the introduction to the world of dance.

Jean Marie's School of Dance 31 West Spring Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $36/month

Age: 3-4 years and up

5:30-6pm Thu. Feb. 28

Pop Up Science: Investigating Clouds

Museum Playologists have several different fun and interactive science kits to break out with kids and explore all things STEAM-related.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

5:30-8pm Thu. Feb. 28

Sculpture demonstration with Kate Bradley

Kate Bradley is a stone sculptor from Wausau who creates animal and human forms in a method called "taille directe", carving directly into the stone without first making a model from another medium. Kate will share her techniques and methods for stone carving.

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

6-8pm Thu. Feb. 28

Fly Tying Classes

In a series of 6 sessions master fly tier Jeff Bartynski will teach new and beginning fly tiers the skills necessary to tie flies you can use to catch fish in our area. This is a hands-on program open to all ages; all tools and materials used in the class will be provided. Register by email.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire

Cost: $45

6-8pm Thu. Feb. 28

Winter After Hours 2019

There will be ice skating, snow shoeing, winter kubb, a firepit, music, and hot drinks. Snowshoe and skate rentals will be available during the special event only. The warming house and restrooms will be open and supervised. Hundreds of people enjoy this unique social gathering each season.

Pinehurst Park 3523 Delbert Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

6-8pm Thu. Feb. 28

Amp Quiz Trivia at Pokegama Inn

Welcoming teams of any size. Prizes for the top three teams. Get a free answer online and visit the AMP Quiz Facebook page for a picture hint. Enjoy dinner/drinks with family and friends during the game.

Pokegama Lakeside Tavern & Grill 840 Banks Ave., Chetek

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6-7pm Thu. Feb. 28

Treatment Foster Parent Informational Session

Become a Treatment Foster Parent. Attend this informational session at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin's Community Services office. You are under no obligation to become licensed as a foster parent by attending this event.

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Eau Claire Community Services 2004 Highland Avenue, Suite M, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Thu. Feb. 28

Solar and Suds

Enjoy two free beers and an informative presentation about about how solar for your property works. Seating is limited. An opportunity for homeowners, business owners, and anyone who’s interested to learn about the benefits of solar energy.

Lucette Brewing Company 910 Hudson Rd., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages 21+ for Free Beer

6-8pm Thu. Feb. 28

Master Cooking Class with Executive Chef Wamsley

Join Executive Chef Shawn Wamsley and Johnny's Italian Steakhouse for an evening of instruction, learning, participation and pure fun. Each class includes tutorial, hands-on instruction, food & two glasses of wine per person, chosen from a procured list to match the Master Class theme.

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $75

6:15-7:15pm Thu. Feb. 28

Junior Chefs

In this program, students will get a hands-on fundamental kitchen experience, learning skills such as reading and referencing recipes, ingredient identification, proper measuring technique and more.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $56, Community $68

Age: Ages 7-10

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Feb. 28

Reading Ribbons Workshop with Natalie

Learn about reading ribbons, a form of psychic reading through touch. You will also be making your own beautiful ribbon reader to take home and enjoy. All supplies will be provided to you. Please call to reserve you spot as seating is limited.

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

Cost: $20 per person

6:45pm Thu. Feb. 28

Manifest Open Mic

Enjoy local open mic musicians or take the stage yourself.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-9pm Thu. Feb. 28

Converge Radio Presents: Annie Mack

Annie Mack has built a reputation for writing meaningful, relate-able and inspirational songs. Live, she delivers her songs with power, soul and conviction. A dynamic vocalist and charismatic performer, she takes the audience on a journey; from velvet lined melodic depths to exciting, gritty, full bodied church hollers.

Xpeditions Coffee Co. & Market 1319 Main St., Bloomer

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Thu. Feb. 28

Amp Quiz Trivia at Monk's

Welcoming teams of any size. Prizes for the top three teams. Get a free answer online and visit the AMP Quiz Facebook page for a picture hint. Enjoy dinner/drinks with family and friends during the game.

Monk's Bar & Grill 3560 Oakwood Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7pm Thu. Feb. 28

Decadent Cabaret 40

Celebrate 40 years of Decadent Cabaret with one of the most diverse lineups ever assembled. Art displays from Artisan Forge, aerobatics from the Torch Sisters, and featuring a killer musical lineup including area favorites like Irie Sol, Pit Wagon, FM Down, and much more.

The Metro 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10/day, $25 for 3 days

7-9pm Thu. Feb. 28

Live Music: Cap’n Seabeard and Hannah Lee

Cap’n Seabeard is an original folk and country-blues songwriter. With a wide range of influences, his songs are a reply to the current state of the world and its residents. A lifelong poet and self taught musician, Hannah’s songs are riddled with memories of childhood, travel, love, and loss.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Thu. Feb. 28

Create Your Own Playlist

Back in the '70s, '80s and 90's mixtapes were all the rage! Welcome to a new generation. Patrons will learn to create and share their playlists with their friends and family on their own devices. Jim Nelson will be the resident DJ.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

7pm Thu. Feb. 28

Team Jeopardy Trivia Challenge

Eau Claire Children's Theater hosts a Team Jeopardy trivia challenge.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Consult website for ticket price

8pm Thu. Feb. 28

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Torio Van Grol

Torio Van Grol was first discovered by a gentleman naturalist in 1676, causing an uproar among the clergy, who claimed that he was placed on Earth by God as a test of faith. In 2016, he was listed as one of the Bay Area's best stand-up comedians.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA, $3 students

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

8pm Thu. Feb. 28

Open Mic Night

Show off or test something you've been working on or see what your peers love to do. Welcoming comedy, poetry, music, and more. Sign up starts at 7pm at the BDP booth in the Terrace.

UW-Stout Memorial Student Center, The Terrace 302 10th Ave. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30-11pm Thu. Feb. 28

Vinyl Nights: Matt Mabis

Enjoy a selection of vinyls spun throughout the night while enjoying craft cocktails, regional beers/wines, and the popular late-night menu, featuring the Scandinavian Koldtbord, a create-your-own sharable feast of premium meats, cheeses, pickled vegetables, proteins, sauces, crackers and more.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 02/28/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Play & Learn

Every Tuesday, Thursday until Dec. 20, 9:30-11:30am; Every Tuesday, Thursday until Dec. 19, 9:30-11:30am

Events with Tickets