Events For 05/03/2019

8am-3:30pm Fri. May. 3

NonProfit Board Training

Have you ever wanted to serve on a board, but it just feels too intimidating or daunting? Have you served on a board and found that you weren't clear on your roles and responsibilities? If you're new to board leadership or thinking about becoming a board member, these courses will prepare you to confidently serve your community.

Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce 101 N Farwell St, Eau Claire

Cost: $50, or $40 for Young Professionals of the Chippewa Valley Members

9-11:30am Fri. May. 3

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. May. 3

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.

Cost: FREE

9-11:30am Fri. May. 3

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

9am-4pm Fri. May. 3

Spring Book Sale

Book Sale is sponsored by the Eau Claire School Library Friends. Hardcover and paperback books for children, teens and adults, as well as, textbooks, professional resources and educational materials will be for sale. Elementary paperbacks will be 10 for $1. Friday only: Fill a bag of books for just $1.

Eau Claire Area School District 500 Main St., Eau Claire

9:30-11am Fri. May. 3

4K Space Camp

Travel the galaxy in this 5-week camp for 4K kids! Put on your space helmets, enjoy planetarium shows and come back to Earth with a whole new appreciation for the night sky. Camp includes 5 sessions beginning Friday, May 3. Choose between the morning session or afternoon session.

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

Cost: $50 members/$60 non-members

Age: 4K

10-11:30am Fri. May. 3

Something for Alzheimer's

The most worrisome aspect of Alzheimer's is the notion that there is nothing to be done for the disease. This is no longer true. Learn about a new protocol that may help prevent or reverse cognitive decline. Presented by C. Thomas Dow, M.D., Mindful Diagnostics and Therapeutics

Dove Healthcare West - Community Room 1405 Truax Blvd, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE, morning refreshments included

Age: Adults

10-10:30am Fri. May. 3

Parachute Games

Kiddos ages three and up will love jumping, moving, dancing, grooving and all sorts of games with the giant.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10am-8pm Fri. May. 3

UW-Stout Best of Design Show/SAIR Exhibition

This bi-annual juried student exhibition will feature work from 30+ students across all programs in the Department of Design. Emily Gordon and Melissa Lackey will have their Student Artist-in-Residence installations open for viewing. Shows will remain up through July.

Furlong Gallery 178 Micheels Hall, UW-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11-11:30am Fri. May. 3

Planetarium Show: Sky Stories

Head to the inflatable Planetarium for an outta this world show. Visitors will explore the many constellations in our night sky. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside the Failsafe Lab 30 minutes prior to the start of the show.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11am-7pm Fri. May. 3

Food Truck Friday

Up to 8 food, snack, and drink trucks will be serving lunch and dinner on Phoenix Park along the Riverfront Terrace drive. Take a break from the office, grab some grub, and snag a patch of grass or a bench by the river - or bring the whole family down after work and take in the summer sun.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: Free to attend, consult food truck menus for prices

Age: All Ages

11:30am-noon Fri. May. 3

Planetarium Show: Sky Stories

Head to the inflatable Planetarium for an outta this world show. Visitors will explore the many constellations in our night sky. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside the Failsafe Lab 30 minutes prior to the start of the show.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

3:30-5pm Fri. May. 3

4K Space Camp

Travel the galaxy in this 5-week camp for 4K kids! Put on your space helmets, enjoy planetarium shows and come back to Earth with a whole new appreciation for the night sky. Camp includes 5 sessions beginning Friday, May 3. Choose between the morning session or afternoon session.

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

Cost: $50 members/$60 non-members

Age: 4K

5-9pm Fri. May. 3

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

5-7pm Fri. May. 3

Chippewa Valley Girls Pint Out Launch Party

Girls Pint Out is a women's beer club. Grab a bite to eat at Food Truck Fridays at Phoenix Park and then meet at the Fire House, which allows food carry-ins.

The Eau Claire Fire House 202 Gibson St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

5:30-6:30pm Fri. May. 3

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. No matter what, you’re sure to have fun in this high-energy course.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $56, Community $68

Age: Ages 7-10

5:30-9pm Fri. May. 3

Raise Spirits, Give Hope Fundraiser

Discover hidden wine gems off the beaten path at a VIP Reception from 5:30-6:30pm with the open tasting event running from 6:30-9pm. Nosh on food paired with signature wines, beer + spirits - included in your ticket price. All proceeds benefit the Chippewa Valley Free Clinic.

The Coffee Grounds 4212 Southtowne Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $150 VIP Reception, $75 General Admission

Age: 21+

5:30pm Fri. May. 3

Love Eau Claire - Trivia Night & Silent Auction

Peace Church hosts this trivia night & silent auction to raise money for local organizations. There will be hearty appetizers, a cash bar, and desserts served. There will be additional opportunities to purchase items, participate in games, and improve your trivia chances. Benefiting organizations are listed online.

The Florian Gardens 2340 Lorch Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $32.20

5:30-8:30pm Fri. May. 3

Bree Morgan at Together Farms Burger Nights

Bree Morgan is a country music singer and songwriter from Mauston, WI. Burgers are made on the farm using 100% grass-fed beef. BYO chairs, tables, and blankets. Sides, beer, wine, and GF & vegetarian options.

Together Farms W93 Norden Rd, Mondovi

Cost: Food priced $10-25

6-9pm Fri. May. 3

School of Art & Design Senior Show

Capstone projects by 100 graduating seniors will be on display, providing a chance to talk with the artists and designers. See projects in various art and design disciplines, such as graphic design, game design, interactive media, interior design, industrial design and entertainment design, along with studio art, such as sculpture, metals, painting, ceramics and printmaking.

Applied Arts/Micheels Hall buildings at University of Wisconsin Stout 415 13th Ave E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:30pm Fri. May. 3

Jeff Bucklew and Wendy Barringer Artist Reception

Celebrate the fantastic artworks of Jeff Bucklew and Wendy Barringer; a husband and wife duo. From Jeff's eye-catching photography to Wendy's vibrant mixed media paintings, this exhibit has something for everyone. Live music, refreshments, and a meet and greet with the artists.

Tangled Up in Hue 505 S. Barstow St., Suite B, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:30pm Fri. May. 3

Reception for Holli Jacobson: Continental Continuum

The body of work started as a nostalgic look at images and artwork from our time living in Okinawa, Japan. It morphed into a mix of old and new, then and now, a continuum of the beauties of two continents.

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

7-10pm Fri. May. 3

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+

7-9pm Fri. May. 3

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

7-11pm Fri. May. 3

Live Music: 40 Fingers

Drive up or dock the boat right here, but come thirsty and hungry and ready to dance to the great tunes of the 60's through last year.

Paradise Shores 26364 CTH M, Holcombe

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-9pm Fri. May. 3

Knights of Columbus Progressive Bingo

Food and refreshments are available at 5pm. Profits go to local charities.

Knights of Columbus Goldsmith Council 974 236 Pumphouse Road, Chippewa Falls

7-9pm Fri. May. 3

The Standup coMedium

Psychic Judy Meinen, the Standup coMedium, presents "If It's Not One Thing, It's Your Mother." You'll cry until you laugh as Judy brings you Messages of Love & Laughter from beyond.

Oxford Theater 1814 Oxford Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: 18+

7pm Fri. May. 3

UWEC International Film Series: The Eternal Road (Original Title: Ikitie)

Based on true events an epic story of one man's struggle for survival. One summer night of 1930, nationalist thugs violently abduct Jussi Ketola from his home in Finland. He is forced to walk the Eternal Road towards a foreign Soviet Russia, where cruelty seems to know no end.

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

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

Age: Not Rated

7-9pm Fri. May. 3

Live Music: Jim Miller

Menomonie singer-songwriter Jim Miller performs originals and covers of folk rock classics.

Raw Deal 603 S. Broadway St., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Fri. May. 3

Live Music: Bluestem

Lazy Monk welcomes Bluestem featuring Joe Thielen and Dan Zerr. Veterans of many local bands including Eggplant Heroes, Hey Joe, Yam Cannon, and Bugbear, this duo will feature songs from many of those bands as well as other original material across many genres.

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

Cost: FREE

7-9:30pm Fri. May. 3

Encore!

Encore! will feature the best of Chi-Hi music, including top concert ensembles, Harmonics Show Choir, Wire Choir and Jazz Band as well as selected solo acts. A Pie Social featuring Main Street Pie will start at 6pm with the concert beginning at 7pm. All proceeds will benefit the entire Chi-Hi Music Department.

Chippewa Falls Senior High School 735 Terrill St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. May. 3

Live Music: Andrew Kasab

A folk guitarist & harp guitarist, combining unconventional approaches including alternate tunings and percussive picking and fingering techniques as well as an eclectic mix of American Primitive guitar, contemporary acoustic, funk, rock, folk, classical, blues and world music.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. May. 3

Live Music: Past & The Present

Performing a diverse mix of cover songs and original music inspired by classic rock of the 60s/70s and current alt/folk; an incandescent, mesmerizing, slightly psychedelic blend of catchy pop melodies and moody, modernized torch songs.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7:30-9:30pm Fri. May. 3

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. May. 3

Chippewa Valley Jazz Orchestra: Trombon-orama! with Andy Martin

Andy Martin is unquestionably one of today's finest jazz trombone players. His work spans dozens of albums, hundreds of movie & TV soundtracks, as well as performing as the lead trombone player for Quincy Jones, Gordon Goodwin & Carl Fontana. Join us for a Trombone Tour de Force with a true master.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $17 Advance, $20 Day of Show, $5 Students

Age: All Ages

7:30-9pm Fri. May. 3

Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers

Inspired by tradition, Dwayne Dopsie has developed his own high energy style that defies existing stereotypes and blazes a refreshingly distinct path for 21st century Zydeco music. Named “The Hottest Accordionist” in America for his ability to both work the crowd and pump out harmony.

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

Cost: $20 adults, $19 seniors, $11 youth

Age: All Ages

7:30-9pm Fri. May. 3

Singing Statesmen Concert

Playful in their demeanor, serious in their art — the Singing Statesmen never fail to entertain an audience. This group is not only exceptionally talented, but a brotherhood as well, sharing this motto: “Once a Statesman, always a Statesman.”

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: $2 for student/faculty, $5 for senior citizens/youth, $7 for general public. $1 processing fee charged per ticket.

Age: All Ages

7:30-9pm Fri. May. 3

UWEC Faculty Recital Series: Tim Lane, flute

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: Tickets are $3.50 for students and $5 for adults.

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. May. 3

Howard "Guitar" Luedtke CD Release Show

Say the name Howard "Guitar" Luedtke, and little more needs to be said. Howard is a staple in the Blues scene and with good reason. He has 40 plus years of playing guitar in both the Midwest and on the international stage.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $7adv, $10door

7:30pm Fri. May. 3

Schola Cantorum of Eau Claire presents Lamentations

A 12-voice choir from Wisconsin dedicated to early music, will present “Lamentations”. This selection of music for the Holy Week is contemplative and subtle, yet dramatic at times. Works by Agazzari, Croce, Gesualdo, Lasso, Viadana, and Victoria.

St. Joseph Parish 910 Wilson Ave, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:45pm Fri. May. 3

The Curious Savage

Mrs. Savage has inherited ten million dollars & intends to give the entire fortune away to people who wish to pursue “their foolish dreams". Her step-children object and have her committed to a sanitorium. A thought-provoking comedy. Enter Door 1 under the eagle.

Memorial High School 2225 Keith St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 adults/$3 students and seniors

Age: All Ages

8-11pm Fri. May. 3

Live Music: Joe Flip

Award winning musician from Minneapolis, Joe Flip, will be rockin' out on his oil can guitar.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

8:30-11:30pm Fri. May. 3

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.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30pm-1:30am Fri. May. 3

Live Music: Divided Highway

All four members of DH come from years of rocking smoke-filled taverns and possesses a sincere love for entertaining their fans. All four contribute to the band with amazing vocal performances with a backdrop of mind-blowing guitar, bass, keyboard and drum.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 05/03/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Events with Tickets