Events For 03/01/2019

Fri. Mar. 1

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

8:30am-4pm Fri. Mar. 1

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 Fri. Mar. 1

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

9am-5pm Fri. Mar. 1

Art at the County Court House

The Eau Claire County Court House features art from various local artists on all the floors including the ground floor.

Eau Claire County Court House 721 Oxford Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9-11:30am Fri. Mar. 1

Gymnastics Open Gym

Join us for gymnastics open gyms! Ages 5 & under have open gym at 9:00 AM, and the cost is member $3, community $5. Ages 5+ have open gym at 7:00 PM, and cost is member $4, community $6.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Varies

Age: All Ages

9:30-11am Fri. Mar. 1

Mini Makers Camp

Get your hands on basic building! The next great invention awaits. This five-day camp for 4K kids includes a lesson, snack and playtime throughout the Museum. Register for either the morning or the afternoon slot.

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

Cost: $50 per member child/$60 per non-member child

Age: 4K

10am-2pm Fri. Mar. 1

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-7pm Fri. Mar. 1

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

10:15am Fri. Mar. 1

Preschool Storytime

For three-and four-year-olds. All storytimes feature stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and movement. All are welcome and no registration is required.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Preschool

3:30-5pm Fri. Mar. 1

Mini Makers Camp

Get your hands on basic building! The next great invention awaits. This five-day camp for 4K kids includes a lesson, snack and playtime throughout the Museum. Register for either the morning or the afternoon slot.

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

Cost: $50 per member child/$60 per non-member child

Age: 4K

4-7pm Fri. Mar. 1

"Read Across America Day" Book Drive

Celebrate Read Across America Day with the Eau Claire YMCA. Accepting donations of new and gently-used children’s books throughout the month of February in order to host a giant book giveaway on March 1. All books will be distributed at the giveaway completely free of charge.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4:30-7pm Fri. Mar. 1

35th Annual New England Style Fish Boil

On the menu: the famous fish, carrots, red potatoes, coleslaw, macaroni and cheese, onions, Vienna bread, fish tacos, beverage and ice cream cup.

Immaculate Conception Parish 1712 Highland Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $11 adults; $5 for ages 6-12; FREE for ages 5 and under; $11 for all carryouts

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Fri. Mar. 1

Friday Family Night

Open to all families, kids and their friends every Friday night. Activities include basketball, volleyball, soccer, inflatables, movies, free popcorn, and special entertainment. Check the movie schedule online.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Member $3, Community $5

5:30-6:30pm Fri. Mar. 1

Active Play

Learn how to stay active while becoming part of a different world! Each week of active challenges boasts a new theme. First, you might be a pirate sailing the high seas—next, a Jedi learning to harness the force!

Cost: Member $56, Community $68

Age: Ages 7-10

5:30pm Fri. Mar. 1

Women in Culinary Scholarship Fundraiser

Locavore Mobile Kitchen owner and chef Amy Huo is hosting a fundraiser for a scholarship to help women getting into the culinary industry. Guest chefs will bring a dish that represents them and their style, and guests may order a-la-carte from the menu. Beer/wine/cocktails available for purchase. 100% of proceeds go to the fundraiser.

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

6:30pm Fri. Mar. 1

Singin' in the Band: Live Band Karaoke Fundraiser

This live band karaoke event is a fundraiser for the Chippewa Valley Museum. Features pop-up museum exhibit, wine pull, raffle, light food, cash bar, performance by the Sue Orfield Band, and a karaoke show with Jenny and the Jets. Grab a $10 karaoke slot and sing to raise money for the museum.

The Lismore 333 Gibson Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 advance, $45 at the door

6:30pm Fri. Mar. 1

Wisconsin Brewing Beer Dinner

4 Course Dinner With 5 Beer Samples. Courses include Florida Orange Glazed Wings, Chicken Alfredo Pizza, Beef Skewer with Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes, and Chocolate Espresso Tiramisu. Beers include S’Wheat Caroline, Cupid’s Envy, Badger Club Amber, Vacation Pilsner, and Yankee IPA.

The Complexx (at Wagner's Lanes) 2159 Brackett Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $35/person

7-10pm Fri. Mar. 1

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+

7-10pm Fri. Mar. 1

Deisrable Beauty Presents: Be Not Afraid

An evening for women and teen girls that is sure to be sprinkled with fun, heart hugs, and friends, PLUS sweet food and special guests. Desirable Beauty Events are always centered around a powerful truth from the Bible.

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

Cost: $15-20 for Teen Night on Friday, $35-40 for Ladies Night on Saturday (Dinner included)

Age: Teen Girls and Ladies

7pm Fri. Mar. 1

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 Fri. Mar. 1

Gymnastics Open Gym

Join us for gymnastics open gyms! Ages 5 & under have open gym at 9:00 AM, and the cost is member $3, community $5. Ages 5+ have open gym at 7:00 PM, and cost is member $4, community $6.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Varies

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Fri. Mar. 1

Live Music: Davey J and Friends

Davey J is familiar to the region as bandleader for the former band leader for the Minneapolis based Jones Tones. In newer musical combos lead by Davey J, you can still hear a full range of sound with influences from blues, rock & roll, reggae, Sun Records style country, and urban folk.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Mar. 1

UWEC Film Series: Bohemian Rhapsody (UAC)

A foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound.

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

Cost: $5 GA, $10 yearly film pass, $20 for family yearly pass (4 people)

7-10pm Fri. Mar. 1

Guy Challenge 2019

An event built exclusively for men. A place to cut loose, relax, laugh, be well fed, get inspired, encouraged, and challenged. Guy Challenge will equip with practical tools to be a courageous follower of Jesus in your everyday life. Featured speakers, BBQ catering, and axe throwing.

Landmark Christian Church 4140 126th Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25 ($35 after Feb 15th) Men ages 25 & Under Free

Age: Age 13+

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Mar. 1

Eau Claire International Folk Dancers

A weekly recreational international dance group where you dance the dances of many lands. Come and join us whenever you like. No partners necessary. Wear comfortable clothes and soft-soled, non-marking clean shoes. First Fridays of the month are specialized for beginners.

YMCA Fitness Center 206 Emery St., Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $2/night; more if live music

7:30pm Fri. Mar. 1

UWEC Presents: Faculty Chamber Music

Enjoy the talent of the faculty from the Music and Theatre Arts Department in the faculty recital series in the intimate and beautiful space of the Clearwater Recital Hall on the first Fridays of the Month.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 adults; $3.5 students

7:30pm Fri. Mar. 1

MTG Presents: How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

A satire of big business and all it holds sacred, a man uses a handbook to climb the corporate ladder from lowly window washer to high-powered executive, tackling the aggressively compliant “company man,” the office party, backstabbing coworkers, caffeine addiction and, of course, true love.

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

Cost: Contact MTG for tickets

7:30pm Fri. Mar. 1

ECCT Presents: The Cat in the Hat

From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears at the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat in the Hat is the most mischievous cat they have ever met. With the trickiest of tricks, he turns a rainy afternoon into an amazing adventure. But what will mom find when she gets home?

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Consult website for ticket price

Age: All Ages

8:30pm Fri. Mar. 1

Late Night Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher Trio

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

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 03/01/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Open Freestyle Skate

Every Thursday until Feb. 21, 8:30-9:30am; Every Thursday until Feb. 21, 9:30-10:30am; Every Friday until Mar. 29, 8:30-9:30am; Every Friday until Mar. 29, 9:30-10:30am;

Events with Tickets