Events For 03/09/2019

Sat. Mar. 9

Eau Claire Figure Skating Competition

Individual events including long and short programs to music, spins , jumps, compulsory and artistic events are included. Scheduled events vary throughout each day. Visit online for details.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to attend, Entry deadline Jan. 31st

Sat. Mar. 9

3rd Annual Midwest Weirdfest

Midwest Weirdfest returns to downtown Eau Claire for its annual celebration of the fantastic, frightening, offbeat, and just plain weird. . Go on a twisting, terrifying, weird, and at times hilarious journey through the cutting-edge of this season's original horror, sci-fi, underground, and documentary films.

Micon Downtown Cinema 315 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: $55 for a full pass, $15 for Friday, $25 for Saturday, $25 for Sunday

Sat. Mar. 9

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

7am-2pm Sat. Mar. 9

32nd Annual Eau Claire Amateur Radio Club Equipment Auction

Buy and sell amateur radios, electronics, audio, test equipment and parts for building your next great project. Breakfast and lunch available for a nominal fee.

Saving Grace Lutheran Church 2124 EastRidge, Eau Claire

Cost: Admission $5, children under 16 FREE with paid adult admission.

Age: All Ages

8-10am Sat. Mar. 9

Distance Running

All levels are welcome, but this class is specifically designed for anyone, at any level, interested in running a half or full marathon. Provides you with the training tools to help you on this 14-week journey. Attend either the Tuesday morning or evening lecture, and training runs are on Saturdays.

UWEC McPhee Strength & Performance Center 509 University Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $149

Age: All Ages

8am-1pm Sat. Mar. 9

Annual Beaver Creek Reserve French Toast Breakfast

The Beaver Creek Reserve hosts its annual French Toast Breakfast event featuring sausages from Augusta Meats. There will be fun activities for all ages across the entire campus including Chippewa Valley Water Colorists open house and show, crafts for all ages, maple syrup making, bird banding, and more.

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

Cost: Presale: $7 adults, $4 kids; Door: $8 adults, $5 kids; FREE or kids under 2

Age: All Ages

8am-1pm Sat. Mar. 9

Winter Banding Demo

Join the Beaver Creek bird banders for a bird banding demonstration. This is a great opportunity to see some of the birds that visit feeders on a cold winter day up close and personal. Learn about bird identification, bird behavior, what to feed birds, and why we band them.

Citizen Science Center - Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Hwy K, Fall Creek

Cost: Donation

8:30am-noon Sat. Mar. 9


Spruce up your child’s Saturdays. See your child's creative side come alive through art. This 8-week program covers a variety of techniques that are good for learners of all levels.

Haas Fine Arts Center 121 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: $99

Age: Ages 5-13

9am-12:30pm Sat. Mar. 9

Eau Claire Downtown Winter Farmer's Market

Take advantage of these monthly opportunities to purchase high quality local vegetables, meat, dairy, eggs, bakery, honey, maple syrup, salsa, popcorn and other farm products directly from the people who produce them.

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

9am-2pm Sat. Mar. 9

Chippewa Valley Watercolor Artists Celebrate 25 Years

The Chippewa Valley Watercolor Artists will be celebrating their 25th Annual Show at Beaver Creek Reserve with a reception and sale. The exhibit will feature the work of more than 25 local artists.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

9am-5pm Sat. Mar. 9

Bob & Rocco's Gun Show

Home to the Take a Kid Hunting Foundation & Badger Military Collectible Shows. At these shows you can buy, sell or trade firearms, ammo, knives and much more from over 75 dealers and collectors in one location. Hosted by a non-profit fundraising organization to benefit youth and disabled American veterans.

Chippewa Valley Expo Center 5150 Old Mill Plaza, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 at the door, ages 14 & under FREE

9am-2:30pm Sat. Mar. 9

Babysitter Training

Prepares students in grades 6-8 safety skills for when they are home alone, watching younger siblings or babysitting. Students learn life-saving skills such as how to rescue someone who is choking and helpful information like what to do if there is severe weather. Please bring a bag lunch.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $45, Community $70

Age: Ages 10-15

9am-2pm Sat. Mar. 9

Annual Spring Arts & Crafts Sale

Arts, Crafts, Vendors & Concessions. Over 65 Exhibitors. Sponsored by MACS Music Boosters.

McDonell Area Catholic High School 1316 Bel Air Blvd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $1 Adults, Children Free

9-10am Sat. Mar. 9

Monthly Yoga in The Gallery

Each month, the Oxbow hosts a class taught and led by local yogi, Jelina Howard. Pre-registration is not required, but space is limited. Mats provided. All skill levels welcome. Stick around for morning brunch.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sat. Mar. 9

Centershot Youth Archery

No prior archery experience is needed and bows are supplied. If you have your own bow, you are encouraged to bring it.

Chippewa Valley Bible Church 531 East South Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 10+

10am-6pm Sat. Mar. 9

Yandara's Yin Yoga 2-Day Weekend Training

Welcoming all yoga practitioners and certified yoga teachers to attend the yin training. Either take the training simply to deepen your yoga practice and understanding, or if you are already a Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance, then you will receive 15 hrs of Yoga Alliance Continuing Education (YACEP) credits.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: Total Cost: $290 (includes tuition, study materials & snacks)

10am Sat. Mar. 9

Baskets, Brunch & Boutique

Enjoy a delicious brunch in the greenhouse, then create your own hanging basket. The greenhouse pros will guide you in choosing baby plants, and then care for the baskets until they are ready to go outside. You'll also receive a coupon for the Mustard Seed Boutique for use that weekend only.

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

Cost: $60/person; registration required

10am-1pm Sat. Mar. 9

Weekend Brunch: Brady Didion

A farm-focused weekend brunch (served 7am-1pm) with lively instrumental tunes from Didion 10am-1pm. The kitchen offers midwestern and other brunch classics and the bar offers a variety of classic and original morning drinks including mimosas and bloody marys.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sat. Mar. 9

Homebuying 101

Cover the basics of financing a home, loan options, budgeting, and everything you need to know to prepare and purchase a home. Kyle Behrens is a Mortgage Loan Originator at WESTconsin Credit Union. Kyle has been serving WESTconsin members since 2007.​

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

10-11:30am Sat. Mar. 9

Community Rock Painting Party

Paint rocks to spread kindness and joy one rock at a time. Once the rocks are painted and cured, place them in various locations around Altoona. When the rocks have been found, post a picture of the rock and location. Once posted, rehide the rock to continue the fun.

Altoona City Hall- Community Room 1303 Lynn Avenue, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15am Sat. Mar. 9

Family Storytime

For ages two to six, but can be enjoyed by the entire family. 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: All Ages

10:30-11am Sat. Mar. 9

Story Time at Dotters Books

Guest readers will share two picture books with kids of all ages. They'll have donuts from Roadside Bakery and fresh brewed coffee for you to enjoy (donations for treats are welcome, but not necessary).

Dotters Books 1602 Hogeboom Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30am-12:30pm Sat. Mar. 9

Paint Pouring Class

Learn to do the new paint pouring technique. You will create a beautiful, colorful painting using the primary colors of red, yellow, and blue - these will mix to create a wide variety of colors in your finished work. Your choice of 12x12” or 11x14”.

Unleash the Artist Within 133 W Central St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $35

Age: 10+, all ages

11am-1pm Sat. Mar. 9

Citizens Climate Lobby Meeting

A nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that can empower you to become an advocate for a livable world. Thousands of volunteers speak powerfully to their elected officials, the news media and their local communities to help stabilize the climate and boost the economy with a carbon fee and dividend that is simple, fair and market friendly.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-5pm Sat. Mar. 9

Hmong Christian Church Eggroll Sale

The Hmong Christian Church is selling homemade eggrolls by the dozen. $5 for additional quarts of sauce. Available until they run out. Proceeds benefit the expansion of their children's outdoor playground and purchasing new play equipment.

Cost: $15 per dozen (includes 2 sauce cups)

11am-1pm Sat. Mar. 9

Sashay Scarf

Learn how to crochet a Sashay scarf. All materials will be provided. Registration is required. Register online.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 18+

1pm Sat. Mar. 9

6th Annual Volume One Cribbage Championship

Winners receive awesome Local Store gift cards in minimum $60 First Place Prize with guaranteed payouts to a minimum of one out of four players. All payouts for 20 to 32 players meet that criteria. Tournament made possible with help from the Chippewa Valley Cribbage Club. Register online.

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

Cost: $10 registration fee

1-4pm Sat. Mar. 9

Finger Crochet Scarf Class

Learn to crochet using only your fingers to create this chunky fringed scarf. All materials included. Pre-registration required. Space is limited. Walk ins welcome if space allows.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

Age: 14+

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Mar. 9

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

1:30-3:30pm Sat. Mar. 9

Paint pouring set of coasters + trivet

You will learn the fun new paint pouring technique to create a beautiful and functional set of 4 ceramic coasters plus a trivet. No experience necessary.

Unleash the Artist Within 133 W Central St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $35

Age: All ages 10+

2-5pm Sat. Mar. 9

Featured Artists at Valley Art Gallery and Gifts

The Featured Artists at Valley Art Galley and Gifts in Chippewa Falls for March are Heidi Bresina (pottery and needle felting) and Sandi Churness (batik). Refreshments will be served. Or visit any time to see the wide variety of media and styles of the 13 co-op artists.

Valley Art Gallery & Gifts 304 N. Bridge St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2pm Sat. Mar. 9

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

2-4pm Sat. Mar. 9

Books & “Beasts”

The library is teaming up with the Eau Claire County Humane Association and the Friends of the Library for a pop-up adoption event and book sale. This event is offered in conjunction with the “IditaREAD Winter Reading Race” adult reading program.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-3pm Sat. Mar. 9

Craft a Kitchen Witch

The Kitchen Witch is a good witch, making the kitchen a warm, cozy and comfortable place to be in. She is a gentle, whimsical, loving creature who sees to it that your pots won't boil over and toast won't burn. Come craft your own to protect your kitchen from culinary mishaps & food flops.

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

Cost: $12

6-10pm Sat. Mar. 9

Showtime Championship Wrestling: Power

A night of entertainment for the whole family. New Future Clash Champion Vanessa Azure defends her championship against Kylie Rae & Arc Williams. Chippewa Fan Favorite Kara Noia goes one on one with her friend Seishin. This event will be a food drive for Feed My People Food Bank of Eau Claire.

Eagle's Club 2588 Hallie Rd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Front Row $15, General Admission $12, Kids 6 & Under Free GA w/ Paid Adult, $2 Discount With Non Perishable Food Donation Per Ticket

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:30pm Sat. Mar. 9

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

7pm Sat. Mar. 9

The Spirit of Unity: Chippewa Valley Community Chorus

Members of the chorus come from throughout the Chippewa Valley to participate under the direction of Cathy Reitz and accompanied by Anne Kubiatowicz. The music lineup includes favorites like: Love Makes the World Go Round, Shall We Gather at the River?, and We Shall Overcome.

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

Cost: Adults $10, seniors $9, and youth $4

7pm Sat. Mar. 9

Live Music: Dan Zerr and Friends

Dan Zerr, a member of Eggplant Heroes, will be offering up a variety of pop, folk, and Americana tunes, with a little help from his friends, including some of those Eggplant Heroes as well as many other talented local musicians.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Mar. 9

Chippewa Valley Community Chorus Concert

A very diverse group of people from the Chippewa Valley who gather to sing together and laugh. Our concert theme this year is Unity. Choir is directed by Cathy Reitz, accompanied by Anne Kubiatowicz and features guest musician and composer, Heather Schopf.

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

Cost: $10 Adult, $9 senior, $5 Youth, FREE for 5 and udner

7-9pm Sat. Mar. 9

Live Music: Yooth Group

Yooth Group entertains you with a night of rock/pop covers and bad jokes.

The Red Mixer 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7-9pm Sat. Mar. 9

Live Music: The Unlikely Event

Thrashing waves of jamming melodies from Eau Claire’s The Unlikely Event pair wonderfully with craft beers.

Zymurgy Brewing 624 Main Street. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

7:30-9:30pm Sat. Mar. 9

UWEC Theatre Performance: "House of Blue Leaves"

Artie Shaugnessy is a songwriter with visions of glory. Toiling by day as a zookeeper, he suffers in seedy lounges by night, plying his wares at piano bars in Queens, New York. Then arrives Artie’s old school chum, now a successful Hollywood producer, Billy Einhorn, with starlet girlfriend in tow, who holds the key to Artie’s dreams of getting out of Queens and away from the life he so despises.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $22 for adults, $16 for students

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Mar. 9

Catch Me If You Can, Menomonie High School Musical

Based on the incredible true story, this high-flying musical comedy set in the 1960s is about an ingenious, charming runaway who masquerades as a teacher, pilot, doctor and lawyer, fabricates millions of dollars in counterfeit checks, and leads the FBI on an international chase, all before age 21.

Menomonie High School 1715 5th St. W., Menomonie

Cost: $5 adults, $3 students and seniors

7:30pm Sat. Mar. 9

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 Sat. Mar. 9

CVTG Presents: Caught in the Net

Bigamist John Smith is trying to keep his two families both happy and unaware of each other. His daughter from one family and son from the other have met on the internet and are anxious to meet in person. Keeping them apart makes for an outrageously funny comedy.

The Grand Theatre 102 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Adults/Seniors $25, Youth/Students $12

7:30pm Sat. Mar. 9

UWEC Presents: Wind Symphony and Symphony Band

This concert highlights the work of the top university concert bands, ranging from small chamber works to large wind ensembles.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $3.50 for students; $7 GA

8-11pm Sat. Mar. 9

Live Music: Contingency

Rock 'n roll covers from the 70s to today.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

8pm Sat. Mar. 9

Live Music: Josh Tarp & The Still

Josh Tarp stands on the shoulders of scores of bands and musicians who have shaped the landscape of music in America.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Sat. Mar. 9

Last Open Road Band

LOR is entering their 10th year together. Some great Rock and Blues tunes are on tap.

VFW Post 7232 2900 W Folsom St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

8-11pm Sat. Mar. 9

Joel Kachel LIVE

Joel Kachel, original singer-songwriter/performer (Minneapolis/St. Paul), a child of the new acoustic pop rock wave will be sure to get your attention with his engaging stage presence and lively music.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8:30pm Sat. Mar. 9

Late Night Jazz: Sean Carey Trio

Sean Carey (drums) and Jeremy Boettcher (bass) welcome Minneapolis saxophonist, Chris Thomson, to the Lakely stage. Thomson's long list of collaborators include Delfayo Marsalis, Roma di Luna, Dosh, S. Carey, Bon Iver, Mason Jennings, JT and Chris Bates, The New Standards, and many more.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30pm-1:30am Sat. Mar. 9

Live Music: Bumblefist

Bumblefist's motto is to “rock at random”, going from Bon Jovi to Seether to P!nk to Jackyl then round it out with selections from Collective Soul, Journey, Ozzy, Katy Perry, Kings of Leon, Lita Ford, Kid Rock, Megadeath, and many more.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 03/09/2019

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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