Events For 04/06/2019

Sat. Apr. 6

Renewal Retreat

Retreat to renew your mind, body and spirit. Through movement, meditation, community and solitude, reset your intentions for 2019, care for ourselves on a deep level and step forward with more clarity. Meals, accommodations, and itinerary taken care of.

Birchwood Acres, Stockholm

Cost: $250+

Age: 18 +

8-10am Sat. Apr. 6

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-4pm Sat. Apr. 6

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

8am-2pm Sat. Apr. 6

Spring Craft & Vendor Fair

The Chapel Heights United Methodist Church hosts this craft & vendor fair, sponsored by their Mission Team. Proceeds benefit Chippewa Valley area charities.

Chapel Heights United Methodist Church 300 E. Hamilton Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to attend

8:30-11:30am Sat. Apr. 6

Beginning Bird Identification

You’ll discover the amazing diversity of birds that the Chippewa Valley has to offer. Each of the three field outings will focus on a separate bird population specific to the Chippewa Valley area: winter and permanent resident birds, migrant waterfowl, and summer resident songbirds.

UW-Eau Claire Phillips Hall 105 Garfield Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $119

8:30am-5pm Sat. Apr. 6

Lifeguard Review

Current Lifeguards can review knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide professional-level care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over and prepare for final skills and written exams.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $70, Community $95

Age: 17+

8:30am Sat. Apr. 6

Spring Fever 5k, 10k, & 15k

Indianhead Track Club's annual Spring Fever is offering a 5k, 10k, and new this year a 15k starting and finishing at Altoona Hobbs Sports Center. A great way to kick off Spring and get outside to run or walk. Runners, walkers, and volunteers of all ages are welcome.

Hobbs Sports Center Cinder City Park, 2300 Spooner Ave., Altoona

Cost: Early Bird Prices $25 for 5k and 10k, $30 for 15k

Age: All Ages

9am-3pm Sat. Apr. 6

Awaken

Join Natasha Tompkins as she shares stories that will change your life. 513Free will be performing as the worship team.

Paradise Shores 26364 CTH M, Holcombe

Cost: $40

Age: All Ages

9am-2pm Sat. Apr. 6

Adult & Pediatric CPR/AED/First Aid

Teach participants the knowledge and skills needed to give immediate care to an injured or ill person and to decide whether advanced medical care is needed.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $70, Community $95

Age: 15+

9am-noon Sat. Apr. 6

ACT Test Preparation

This holistic course provides a comprehensive review of the ACT test, but also focuses in on the specific subject matters that will be covered. Plus, this year they’ve added a section on overall test preparation based on feedback from past participants.

Cost: $199

9-10am Sat. Apr. 6

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

9am-4pm Sat. Apr. 6

Lambing Time at Govin's Farm

Hold lambs, chicks, goats and piglets. With 100's of babies due, you might even be able to witness a birth of a farm baby. This is a great opportunity to learn about the farm and experience the farm animals. There is also face painting and pony rides to enjoy. Lunch & snacks available.

Govin's Farm N6134 670TH ST, Menomonie

Cost: $7.75 + tax

9am-noon Sat. Apr. 6

Spring Moms' Market at Lily Pad Lab

Gives mom-crafters and entrepreneurs the opportunity to showcase and sell their treasures to Lily Pad Lab-goers. It also gives Lily Pad Lab-goers a place to find unique, hand-made gifts and local services, and the opportunity to support other moms. Call or go online for information about becoming a vendor.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf ROad, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to attend

10am-4pm Sat. Apr. 6

Soul Saturday

A marketplace for all things Metaphysical and Holistic. A variety of vendors sharing their goods and services.

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

Cost: FREE

10am Sat. Apr. 6

Veggie & Herb Gardening 101

New to growing your own food? This class covers everything from planning the layout of your garden or container to what to plant and when. Learn about companion plants and harvesting. Growing your own food is a much healthier way to live. Find out how to get started at this class.

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

10am Sat. Apr. 6

Spring Fever 5k, 10k, & 15k

Indianhead Track Club's annual Spring Fever is offering a 5k, 10k, and new this year a 15k starting and finishing at Altoona Hobbs Sports Center. A great way to kick off Spring and get outside to run or walk. Runners, walkers, and volunteers of all ages are welcome.

Hobbs Sports Center Cinder City Park, 2300 Spooner Ave., Altoona

Cost: Early Bird Prices $25 for 5k and 10k, $30 for 15k

Age: All Ages

10am-2pm Sat. Apr. 6

Women’s Health Update: Sleepless in Eau Claire and Oh, My Aching Head

Join the Willow Creek Women's Clinic in the V1 Gallery as they tackle two common issues affecting women’s lives: migraine headaches (10am-11am) and insomnia (11am-12pm). They’ll address each issue separately looking at lifestyle modifications and treatment options. Call to register.

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

Cost: FREE

10-11am Sat. Apr. 6

Community Gardening 101

Interested in gardening but don’t have the space? Looking for a way to socialize and grow your own food? Learn about the Menomonie Community Garden in this introductory class. Get the basics about choosing a plot and discover if the garden is a good fit for you.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sat. Apr. 6

Pour Painting Easter Eggs

Bring the kids into Arts, etc and create/decorate a dozen regular plastic pour painted easter eggs and 1 large Egg. We have blocked off times every Friday and Saturday till Easter. Light snack and beverages. Online pre-registration required.

Arts, Etc. 930 Galloway St, Banbury Place Building 13, Suite 27, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

10-11:30am Sat. Apr. 6

Exploring the Blue Ethers: Kundalini Yoga Series

A multi dimensional journey through the different layers of the blue ethers. Learn what the "blue ethers" are and how these teachings and practices can benefit you here and now. Each week will include Kundalini kriyas and meditation so wear comfortable clothing that supports movement. 3-week series

Tuning Tree 515 South Barstow, Suite 117, Eau Claire

Cost: $79

10am-5pm Sat. Apr. 6

Back Alley Bike Drive

Score a new ride for spring. SHIFT is donating their entire inventory of second-hand bikes to the public. Most bikes are in great condition with only minor repairs needed. Sale on last year's bikes, 20-40% off.

SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar 615 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. Apr. 6

Vintage Skills Workshop: Wool Dyeing

Spend the day coloring woolens and yarns. Learn four different dye methods and leave with a generous quarter of each. Register by email or phone.

Chippewa Valley Museum 1204 E. Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $75 ($65 museum members)

10-10:30am Sat. Apr. 6

Pop Up Science: Smelly Balloons

Museum Playologists have several different fun and interactive science kits to break out with kids and explore all things STEAM-related. This week's activity is smelly balloons.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10am-1pm Sat. Apr. 6

Weekend Brunch: Josh Gallagher

A farm-focused weekend brunch (served 7am-1pm) with solo piano music from the one and only, Josh Gallagher 10am-1pm. Serving an array of midwestern and other brunch classics including omelettes, quiche, wild rice porridge, Belgian waffles, sandwiches, and more.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15am Sat. Apr. 6

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

10:30am-noon Sat. Apr. 6

Alcohol Ink Painting - Flower Painting or Set of Coasters

Create #2 5x7" matted flower paintings OR #4 coasters plus a trivet, no experience or artistic talent needed. Very fun technique with beautiful results.

Unleash the Artist Within 133 W Central St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $35

Age: 10+

11am-1pm Sat. Apr. 6

World Voice Day Celebration

A free public event to educate about and celebrate voices. Featuring performances by Uncommon Denominator, UWEC Theater and Music students, voice lessons by faculty, ‘explore your voice’ hands-on activities, and free food and giveaways.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-4pm Sat. Apr. 6

Girls on the Run Family Day

Unicorn headband decorating station, Yoga lessons, Zumba, Performance and beat-boxing lessons with UWEC's all-female A Capella group Audacious, Running tips from Blue Ox Running and more. There will be a drop-off station to donate lightly used clothes and household items.

Boys and Girls Club of the Greater Chippewa Valley, Mary Marquart Center 1005 Oxford Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11:30am-1pm Sat. Apr. 6

Foam Rolling / Myofascial release

Myofascial release is a complement to any fitness regimen or wellness plan. You’ll feel the effects in minutes with the use of foam rollers, mobilization balls, and yin postures.

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

Cost: $30 (Discount for members)

Age: 16+

noon-4pm Sat. Apr. 6

International Folk Fair

One of the largest cultural events in the Chippewa Valley for over 50+ years. Brings together different campus and community groups to share their cultural traditions through food, dance, music, language, art, and much more.

Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

12:30pm Sat. Apr. 6

Disney’s Aladdin Kids Dinner Theatre

When Aladdin discovers a magic lamp and the Genie inside it, he sees a whole new world filled with possibilities. With the Genie’s help, Aladdin must battle the evil Jafar for power and possession of the lamp and win the hand of the beautiful princess Jasmine. Tickets include dinner.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 GA

1-7pm Sat. Apr. 6

Angie Topper-Heikke Benefit

Angie Topper-Heikke, has been diagnosed with ALS, a debilitating, terminal disorder affecting the function of nerves and muscles. Proceeds from the benefit will go toward Angie's care. Includes entertainment, food, basket raffles, a live auction, and a Kids' Corner, featuring face painting and games.

Foxhole Bar E4710 County Road BB, Menomonie

Cost: $5 per person includes meal

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Sat. Apr. 6

Pour Painting Easter Eggs

Bring the kids into Arts, etc and create/decorate a dozen regular plastic pour painted easter eggs and 1 large Egg. We have blocked off times every Friday and Saturday till Easter. Light snack and beverages. Online pre-registration required.

Arts, Etc. 930 Galloway St, Banbury Place Building 13, Suite 27, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

1-2:30pm Sat. Apr. 6

Author Visit-Douglas Kane

Douglas Kane will read from his book "Our Politics". Referencing years of active politics in both Illinois and Wisconsin, this memoir explores and describes the essential nature of our politics, how and why the political power structure has shifted, and how we must deal with it together.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

1:30-3:30pm Sat. Apr. 6

Paint Pouring Class

Learn the fun new technique of acrylic paint pouring. Use the primary colors to paint a very colorful 12x12" painting OR a set of 4 coasters plus a trivet - pick your project (or do both for an additional $25). No experience or artistic talent needed.

Unleash the Artist Within 133 W Central St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $35

Age: 10+

2-7pm Sat. Apr. 6

The Coffee Grounds Annivesary Wine Event

Enjoy discounts throughout the store (cooking equipment, wine, beer, spirits, food and coffee, all of it! They'll have over 50 wines and 5 spirits for guests to taste throughout the event for free. They'll also have out antipasti bar with fantastic cheeses, olives, cured meats, and breads.

The Coffee Grounds 4212 Southtowne Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages, 21+ to Drink

2pm Sat. Apr. 6

UWEC Film Series: Love, Simon

Everyone deserves a great love story, but for 17-year-old Simon Spier, it's a little more complicated. He hasn't told his family or friends that he's gay, and he doesn't know the identity of the anonymous classmate that he's fallen for online. Resolving both issues proves hilarious, terrifying and life-changing.

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

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

2:30-3pm Sat. Apr. 6

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

3pm Sat. Apr. 6

The Stringsmiths

Come out and enjoy an afternoon of music with one of Western Wisconsin's finest traditional bluegrass bands. This is a fundraiser for the Colfax Municipal Building Theater's elevator fund.

Colfax Municipal Building 613 Main Street, Colfax

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

4-5:30pm Sat. Apr. 6

Y Rep Presents: The Tale of Snow White

Sit back and relax as the Y-Rep Productions cast entertains you with their versions of classic children’s stories. You’ll recognize some familiar elements and also discover a whole new side of the show.

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

Cost: Adult $10, Youth $5

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Sat. Apr. 6

Beyond Black and White - Savoring the Arts Fundraising Dinner

Pull out your favorite cocktail attire. This year’s theme for Savoring the Arts is Beyond Black and White. The evening commences with a social hour and the first ever, Bartender Battle Royale at 5pm. After the “gloves come off” enjoy a delicious sit-down dinner by Sweet Clarisse Catering, live entertainment, and a dance party.

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

Cost: $75

Age: Adult

5:30pm Sat. Apr. 6

Eau Claire Male Chorus Dinner Concert

Cocktail hour starts at 5:30pm, Dinner starts at 6:30pm. The Eau Claire Male Chorus will not only entertain, but they'll be waiters for the guests through this dinner & a show.

Masonic Center 616 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $25/person, $17 for supporting members

6-10pm Sat. Apr. 6

Showtime Championship Wrestling

Showtime's biggest event yet. Live professional wrestling at The Metro in downtown Eau Claire for the whole family. In the Main Event, "The Dad Bod God" Nathan Sensation battles rival & Showtime Heavyweight Champion Kal Creed in a steel cage! Vanessa Azure & Kara Noia face off in singles competition & more.

The Metro 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: Front Row $15, General Admission $12, Kids 6 & Under Free GA W/ Paid Adult

Age: All Ages

7-8:30pm Sat. Apr. 6

Y Rep Presents: The Tale of Snow White

Sit back and relax as the Y-Rep Productions cast entertains you with their versions of classic children’s stories. You’ll recognize some familiar elements and also discover a whole new side of the show.

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

Cost: Adult $10, Youth $5

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Sat. Apr. 6

Live Music: Sage Leary

Searing blues, modern rock, acoustic Americana. Watch this one man band build compelling songs with his complex looping, wailing harmonica, beatboxing, and soulful lead guitar.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7pm Sat. Apr. 6

So Glad! Poetry + Music

Anastasia Vishnevsky and Jan Carrol will read poetry. Julie Majkowski will entertain with flute music and vocals. Paul Thomas will take you on a science and music odyssey. Dan Zerr and Lee Mynett will bring some of their own music to the night. Cash bar available.

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

Cost: $5

7pm Sat. Apr. 6

UWEC Film Series: Love, Simon

Everyone deserves a great love story, but for 17-year-old Simon Spier, it's a little more complicated. He hasn't told his family or friends that he's gay, and he doesn't know the identity of the anonymous classmate that he's fallen for online. Resolving both issues proves hilarious, terrifying and life-changing.

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

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

7-9pm Sat. Apr. 6

Live Music: Sage Leary

Guitarist/singer-songwriter Sage Leary's all-original music is multi-genre, including searing blues, modern rock, and acoustic Americana played in a style that is uniquely Sage.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7-9pm Sat. Apr. 6

WideSpot Players Present: Dearly Departed

This drop-dead funny comedy set south of the Mason-Dixon line is community theater at its finest. Director Nancy Lund and the locally cast Players will tickle your funny bone and it is fun for the whole family.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: $15 Adult/$10 Child (Ages 5-18)

Age: All Ages

7:30-11pm Sat. Apr. 6

Hippo Campus

Hippo Campus is an indie rock band from St. Paul, Minnesota. They are signed to Grand Jury Records in the United States and Transgressive Records in the UK. The band has performed at South by Southwest, Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, Summerfest and Reading and Leeds Festivals, as well as on Conan

Zorn Arena UWEC, Garfield Avenue 121, Eau Claire

Cost: Students: $15 in advance, 20 day of. General: $25 in advance, $30 day of

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Apr. 6

Stout Theatre Presents Picasso at the Lapin Agile

Set in a Paris bar in 1904 Picasso and Einstein have a chance encounter and the comedy takes off from there, Add in a variety of quirky patrons, including time traveler from the future who wears blue suede shoes and you won't "be lonesome tonight." Written by the comic genius of Steve Martin.

Harvey Hall Theatre 3rd Street East, UW-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: $15

7:30pm Sat. Apr. 6

Dead Horses

Blending elements of traditional roots with contemporary indie folk, Dead Horses writes music that is both familiar and unexpected, unflinchingly honest in its portrayal of modern American life, yet optimistic in its unshakable faith in brighter days to come. Opening act: Jerrika Mighelle.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

8:30pm Sat. Apr. 6

Late Night Jazz: Cody Longreen Trio

Cody Longreen is a trumpet player who hails from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was a finalist in The National Trumpet Competition Jazz Division. He is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in trumpet performance from UWEC and aspires to play and teach professionally around the world.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm-1am Sat. Apr. 6

Live Music: 2nd X-It

A hard and heavy 5 piece rock band, louder than your average variety wedding and fun time bands. They'll be celebrating their lead singer Larry's birthday.

Rookies Pub 616 N. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

9:30pm-1:30am Sat. Apr. 6

Live Music: Contingency

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

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 04/06/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

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