Events For 05/15/2019

Wed. May. 15

Lakefront Tasting Event

Join this Lakefront Tasting event where AJ the Lakefront rep will be hanging out answering any questions from 6-9pm. You'll get a $1 off all Lakefront beers, and a ticket for swag drawings every half hour.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Wed. May. 15

Creative Economy Week

Creative Economy Week celebrates the blossoming creative economy movement in Wisconsin. In Eau Claire, we are fortunate to have a vibrant local creative economy. We all contribute to it, whether as producers or consumers. If you've ever…

Multiple Locations

7am-7pm Wed. May. 15

Welcome Back Bird Day

Welcome migratory birds back to Eau Claire at Braun's Bay and 4 other sites around Eau Claire. Help identify & count birds. Beginning birders welcome.

Carson Park - Braun's Bay Pavillion 520 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am Wed. May. 15

One Million Cups

An event for local entrepreneurs to meet and present their startups to the thriving peer network of founders in Eau Claire. The coffee is encouraged.

Chippewa Valley Technical College 620 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire

9am-5pm Wed. May. 15

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

9:15-10:15am Wed. May. 15

Tiny Scientists - Plant Lab

Bring your curious little explorers to discover the world around them! You and your child will share in learning about plants, the Earth, and what it means to be a scientist. Be ready for hands-on experiments, interactive nature activities and science related art projects.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf ROad, Eau Claire

Cost: $60 for 5 weeks; $15 for drop-in

Age: 2-6 years

9:30-11am Wed. May. 15

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

9:30-10:15am Wed. May. 15

Babies Make Music - Spring Course

Learn rhymes, floor and lap games, action songs and dances that stimulate your child’s natural response to music. Classes include a variety of instruments, puppets, and props to enrich the experience. FREE preview class for any new student. Registration open any time during the course (fee prorated).

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $120 (10 weeks)

Age: 3 months to walking

10-11:30am Wed. May. 15

Bloomer Playgroup

This parent & child playgroup offers fun & playful opportunities for families to connect through music & story time, crafts & healthy snacks.

Bloomer Public Library 1519 17th Ave., Bloomer

Cost: FREE

Age: 0-5 years

10am-5pm Wed. May. 15

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

10am-4pm Wed. May. 15

Menomonie Farmers Market

Features local produce, meats, breads, berries, herbs, desserts and baked goods, spices, handcrafted items, arts & crafts. Kids activities, hot lunches, and music performances.

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

Age: All Ages

10:30-11am Wed. May. 15

Super Small Science: Hovercrafts

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments. This week's activity is building hovercrafts.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: Preschool

11am-1pm Wed. May. 15

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

11-11:30am Wed. May. 15

Get Up & Go: Kiddo Yoga

Designed to keep your kiddos moving, these fun and physical games teach teamwork and skills that can carry home to your own backyard. This week's activity is kiddo yoga with a certified children's yoga instructor from Wright Way Yoga.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

1-2pm Wed. May. 15

Guest Speaker: Greg Mortenson

Author of Three Cups of Tea, mountaineer, veteran, and founder of the CAI Central Asia /Institute and the Pennies For Peace non-profit. He will be sharing his story alongside a student Drukhsan, a former CAI student at Ishkashim Girls' Higher Secondary School in Ishakshim, Afghanistan.

Cadott High School Gym 426 Myrtle St., Cadott

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-3pm Wed. May. 15

Chair Yoga with BaredFeet, Co.

BaredFeet hosts this chair yoga class. The class is directed toward seniors and beginners, but fulfilling for anyone.

First Presbyterian Church 2112 Rudolph Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Adults

4-8pm Wed. May. 15

Gallery Walk as part of Creative Economy Week

As part of Creative Economy Week, join 200 Main as they host a walkable 'Gallery Walk' through town. Find a map through any gallery and visit at your own pace. Hundreds of artists represented, most of them local to Eau Claire.

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

Cost: FREE

5-9:30pm Wed. May. 15

Lifeguard Training

Provide participants with 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.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $185, Community $225

Age: 15+

5:30-6:30pm Wed. May. 15

Fitness Fusion

Jump-start your fitness with a full body, calorie burning workout. This class will help to achieve a healthier you through various exercises.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $25

Age: Adult (16+)

5:30-9pm Wed. May. 15

Entrepreneur Fest

The opening event on the newly constructed Garfield Avenue put on by the UWEC Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization. The Entrepreneur Fest will feature guest speakers, student entrepreneurs, live music, food vendors, and a cash bar.

The University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8:30pm Wed. May. 15

Family to Family Education Program

A 12-session educational program for family, significant others and friends of people living with mental illness. An evidenced-based program. Research shows that the program significantly improves the coping and problem-solving abilities of the people closest to an individual living with a mental health condition.

Location details in Eau Claire provided with approved registration.

Cost: FREE; Call to register

Age: Adults

6-8pm Wed. May. 15

Knit Night

Knit Night, also known as Knit Club, is open to the public. Knit, crochet, embroider, bead, or bring any craft you like. Visit with like-minded folks, share and show off your project, bring snacks and get crafty. All are welcome. No purchase necessary.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Wed. May. 15

Knit Night Open House

Celebrate Creative Economy Week and stop down for free food and drink, giveaways, and raffles. Show off your current project. Bring uwanted yarn to swap or donate. Discuss charitable projects.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Wed. May. 15

Wine and Bingo Night

Drinks, prizes and fun. A night of booze and bingo.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6:30-8:30pm Wed. May. 15

Amp Quiz Trivia at Back 40 Dining & Cocktails

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.

Back 40 Dining & Cocktails 19037 State Hwy 40, Bloomer

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6:30-8:30pm Wed. May. 15

The Paint Shack

A social artist will walk you through this step by step and you get to choose your own colors and flowers, or make him holding a bouquet. You can order pizza and drinks during this event. Casual relaxed fun atmosphere. Minimum attendance required. Must register by noon the day of.

Foxhole Bar E4710 County Road BB, Menomonie

Cost: $35 for adults $25 for 17 and under with paid adult

Age: All Ages

6:30-7:30pm Wed. May. 15

HER Happy Hour

A monthly meet-up for women in business to connect + collaborate at the least stuffy networking event out there. Choose from a menu artfully crafted cocktails or select beer or sampling of our wines while meeting + engaging with women of the Chippewa Valley.

Dive Bar 333 Gibson Street, 2nd Floor of the Lismore Hotel, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7pm Wed. May. 15

Poker Night at Big T's

4 weeks to qualify then BIG tournament with lots of extra prizes & cash to be won. One free beverage weekly for all players. Test your skills.

Big T's 2007 3rd St, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 buy in; 12 week format

7-9pm Wed. May. 15

Amp Quiz Trivia at Wayside Bar and Grill

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.

Wayside Bar & Grill 18091 County Highway X, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-9pm Wed. May. 15

Amp Quiz Trivia at Ray's Place

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.

Ray’s Place 838 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-8pm Wed. May. 15

Conversations on Climate Change

Speakers: Dr. Karen Mumford, Director of Watershed Institute for Environmental Studies, Dr. Sean McAlear, Professor of Philosophy, Dr. Eric Jamelske, Professor of Economics. This will a be an open discussion on Climate Change on a wide range of topic: spanning policy, science and ethics.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation 421 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

7-9pm Wed. May. 15

Eau Claire Bears Baseball

See a hometown baseball game with the Eau Claire Bears. Their primary home field is in Cinder City Park in Altoona, but confirm with their website schedule to see where upcoming games are being played.

Field Location Varies By Game

Age: All ages

8-9:30pm Wed. May. 15

Name That Tune Trivia Night at The Plus: 90s Country Edition

Time to get on your Boot Scoots and Fall in Love with The Boy, we are playing 90s Country Name That Tune Trivia. You don't even have to go to the Grundy County Auction to play. Three rounds of fast paced, achy breaky fun.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Wed. May. 15


Come to Bennyoke every Wednesday and Sunday and sing your favorite karaoke songs.

Scooter's 411 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Age: 21+

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