Events For 05/17/2019

Fri. May. 17

Crickets Kickoff Kickball Tournament Fundraiser

Co-Ed teams with a 4 male 4 female minimum. First 8 teams signed up and paid. Full concessions (food, snacks, beer) provided. No carry-in allowed. 100% of proceeds go to Fall Creek 9U Travel Baseball Team. Call John Elkins to register.

Keller Park State Street, Fall Creek

Cost: $100 team entry fee

Age: Must be 18+ to play

Fri. May. 17

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

Fri. May. 17

Final Fridays Studio Crawl

The AFS Artisans welcome you to come and stroll through our entire building. Interact with over 40 creators and see what talent is created within the walls of Artisan Forge and beyond.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30am-1pm Fri. May. 17

Free Blood Pressure Screening

Take a minute to know your numbers. There is no cost to participate, no appointment is needed, and everyone is welcome.

Marshfield Medical Center-Eau Claire Hospital in the Valley Bistro 1st Floor 2310 Craig Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30am-4pm Fri. May. 17

Supervisory Management: Employee Evaluation and Performance Management

Get your employees engaged through effective communication. This course will help you incorporate performance management into an ongoing process, which can lead to increased engagement, productivity, and loyalty.

Holiday Inn South 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $600

9-11:30am Fri. May. 17

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. 17

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. May. 17

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-3pm Fri. May. 17

Middle School School's Out Days

Drop off your kids at the Y for a fun, enriching, and productive day. Leadership & team-building activities, games, volunteer work, and more. Lunch provided. Weather permitting, group my leave the Y for field trips. Child receive's a full day pass for Y facilities for early/late dropoff/pickup.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $45, Community $60

9am-7pm Fri. May. 17

The Legacy Market

Calling all antiquers, shopaholics, junkers, and flea market lovers. Head to this shopping event filled with vintage, antique and farmhouse home decor. This decor extravaganza will be the biggest and best in the Chippewa Valley.

Pinehurst Shopping Center 3029 N. Hastings Way, Eau Claire

9:30-11am Fri. May. 17

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. 17

Why Sleep is Critical to Your Brain Health

Sleep is very important for many health reasons, especially brain health. Learn why sleep is just as important as the food you eat, the water you drink, and yes, even exercise. Presented by Kelly Schmidt, RPSGT, CCSH, RCP, Sleep Disorders Center Facilitator, HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital.

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

Cost: Free, morning refreshments included

Age: Adults

10-10:30am Fri. May. 17

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-4pm Fri. May. 17

Fiber Trunk Show and Spinning Demos

Celebrate Creative Economy Week with local fibers. Live spinning demos, locally produced fiber, yarn, soaps, dryer balls, and more. ShabbyWoolJane's farm is home to a small flock of sheep, and she is passionate about all things wool.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-2pm Fri. May. 17

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-8pm Fri. May. 17

Just Between Friends Community Kids Sale

Everything for kids & more: furniture, strollers, high chars, carseats, ride-em toys, bikes, toddler beds, exersaucers, infant items, bedding, kids, teen & maternity clothing, costumes, shoes, DVDs, electronics, books, and toys. Learn more about shopping and selling with JBF online.

Altoona Hobbs Sports Center 2300 Spooner Ave., Altoona

Age: All Ages

11am-6pm Fri. May. 17

McDonell Athletic Booster Club 29th Annual Golf Scramble

The price per golfer includes shotgun start of 18 holes of golf, golf gift bag, door prizes and dinner for golfer and a guest. The proceeds from this event go to the athletics program at McDonell.

Lake Wissota Golf & Events 16108 97th Ave, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $85/golfer

Age: 21+

11-11:30am Fri. May. 17

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

11:30am-noon Fri. May. 17

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

1-3pm Fri. May. 17

What Happened to Brian?

Silence is not always golden. At times it's like a disappearing dream of yesterday, that can only echo through one's heart. Such an occasion occurred June 26, 2017, after Remembering Uniroyal 25 years later. Join Dennis Miller of his presentation of What Happened to Brian?

Arts, Etc 930 Galloway St, Building #13 Suite 3, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3:30-5pm Fri. May. 17

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

4-8pm Fri. May. 17

3rd Annual "Be a Hero" Fun Run

This event is organized by Anu Family Services, Inc. and is an untimed, family friendly 5k run/walk where participants are encouraged to dress as their favorite hero, whether it be a superhero or every day hero.

Oak Pavilion, Carson Park 814 Pavilion Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: Adults - $15, Youth - $10, Team of 6 People - $75, Foster Families - FREE

Age: All Ages

4pm Fri. May. 17

One Act Play Festival

Each spring the UWEC Theartre Division stages a collection of one-act plays directed by students from the Advanced Directing course. This dynamic collection of work showcases the emerging talents of the division's young directors and actors.

Riverside Theatre - Haas Fine Arts Center, UW-Eau Claire 121 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

4-7pm Fri. May. 17

Music by Sage Leary - Arts, Etc Grand Opening

Help celebrate Arts Etc. Grand Opening with live music from Sage Leary, food trays, and other treats.

Arts, Etc 930 Galloway St, Building #13 Suite 3, Eau Claire

Cost: Free

Age: All Ages

5-9:30pm Fri. May. 17

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+

5-9:30pm Fri. May. 17

Syttende Mai 2019

A cultural event to celebrate Norway's Independence. There will be a plated meal of baked cod, meatballs and lefse. A silent auction and a program. This years speaker will be well known local author Michael Perry. Tickets sold in advance at Festival Foods (Mall Drive) until May 10th. None sold at door.

Holiday Inn South 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 Adults, $10 youth (12 and under)

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Fri. May. 17

Live Music: joe g

Hear everything from his own originals to Johnny Cash, Amos Lee, Tom Petty, Elvis, Taylor Swift, Radiohead, Tom Petty, Marvin Gaye to Chris Stapleton.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages with parent

5:30-6:30pm Fri. May. 17

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

5:30-8pm Fri. May. 17

Learn to Knit

This class is for beginners who want to learn the basics. Each student will learn everything you need to know to get you started. Walk away with the skills to make dish cloths, scarves and more. All materials included. Pre-registration is required, walk-ins welcome if space allows.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: Ages 16+

5:30-8:30pm Fri. May. 17

Luke Fischer at Together Farms Burger Nights

Primarily a guitarist, Luke Fischer also performs on bass and drums. 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 at $10-25

5:30-7:30pm Fri. May. 17

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.

Vino Cappuccino N5734 Hwy 12, Elk Mound

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9:30pm Fri. May. 17

Big Band Bash

The Big Band Bash is NHS Band Parents Inc.’s largest fundraising event. The event proceeds, go directly to support North High School band students with instruments, uniforms, clinics, and scholarships that do not fit into the school district’s budget. Concessions and raffles will be available.

Eau Claire North High School 1801 Piedmont Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 Adults, $5 Students

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Fri. May. 17

Downtown Classics: The Wizard of Oz

Get over the rainbow excited, The Wizard of Oz is landing on the big screen at Micon Cinemas Downtown Budget Theater.

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

Cost: $4

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. May. 17

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. 17

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. May. 17

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

7-10pm Fri. May. 17

Evening of Jazz

Evening of Jazz celebrates the Memorial High School Jazz program with music and dancing from student jazz bands. There will also be a basket raffle with funds supporting the MHS band program, students, and activities.

Pablo Center at the Confluence - Jamf Theater 128 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 Adults, $5 Students

Age: All Ages

7-8:30pm Fri. May. 17

Bike Rodeo and Glow Ride

Deck out your bike, trike, scooter or skateboard in the wackiest colors and glow-sticks you can find. There will be: a glow in the dark bike parade around the fairgrounds, free PRIZES from the raffle drawing, a bike skills obstacle course, safety demonstrations, free glow-sticks, and more.

Parkview Elementary School 501 Jefferson Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. May. 17

One Act Play Festival

Each spring the UWEC Theartre Division stages a collection of one-act plays directed by students from the Advanced Directing course. This dynamic collection of work showcases the emerging talents of the division's young directors and actors.

Riverside Theatre - Haas Fine Arts Center, UW-Eau Claire 121 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

7-10pm Fri. May. 17

Live Music: Micah Ryan

Micah Ryan is a local singer/songwriter. He's been performing for a number of years and plays a balanced mixture of original songs and covers. His influences include John Legend, Adele, Jon McLaughlin, Josh Kelley, John Mayer, and Ed Sheeran.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Fri. May. 17

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

7:30-9pm Fri. May. 17

LYRA - Russian Vocal Ensemble

A concert of Russian folk songs and the beautiful chants of the Russian Orthodox Church. The members of this vocal ensemble from St. Petersburg, Russia are all professional musicians who perform in the city’s churches and musical theaters.

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

Cost: Tickets: adults $10, seniors $9, youth $4

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. May. 17

A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

The low-born Monty Navarro finds out that he’s eighth in line for earldom in the D’Ysquith family. Can he knock off his relatives without being caught and become the ninth Earl of Highhust? A murderous romp filled with clever music, non-stop laughs, this is a fresh new musical comedy.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Ticket information available online

7:30pm Fri. May. 17

Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild Presents: "Treasure Hunt"

A comedy connecting ten stories about geocaching - a real-life treasure hunting game where you track down hidden containers based on given coordinates. It’s like a modern day game of hide and seek. Throughout, characters find treasures and discover that some aren’t hidden just in the geocache.

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

Cost: $20 adults, $10 youth

7:30-9:30pm Fri. May. 17

Notorious Chamber Music

UWEC’s Notorious Chamber Music brings to the Eau Claire community a variety of chamber pieces performed by faculty members from the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire. Pieces by, Richards, Pietsch, Bolcom, Saint-Saêns, Villa-Lobos, Ibert, among others.

Red's Mercantile 224 N Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 Adults, $5 Students

Age: All ages

8:30pm Fri. May. 17

TeawhYB Presents: House Party

Alt-Hip-Pop artist TeawhYB is a brand for the next generation of hip-hop culture, the gay-identifying artist has taken the Midwest music scene by storm. Skip the dirty basement and head to The Plus for live music, video games, bag toss, and beer pong tournament. Tournament starts at 9pm, $10 per team to win a $50 bar tab.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

8:30-11:30pm Fri. May. 17

Late Night Jazz: Hunter Delikowski Trio

Provides a tasteful, refreshing, and yet experimental blend of historical jazz genres with contemporary influences. What started as a collective to study, perform, and enjoy personal favorite jazz influences quickly evolved into a diverse group of talented musicians.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Fri. May. 17

Open Mic at The Sandbar

All acts welcome. Sign up starts at 8:30pm.

SandBar & Grill 17643 50th Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9:30pm-1:30am Fri. May. 17

Live Music: Big Bang

Big Bang, a Rock and Country cover band will play the Snout Saloon.

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

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 05/17/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

School's Out Open Skating

Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday until Nov. 23, 11am-1pm; Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday until Nov. 23, 1:15-3:15pm; Every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday until Dec. 31, 1:15-3:15pm; Every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday until Dec. 31, 11am-1pm; Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday until Mar. 29, 11am-1pm; Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday until Mar. 29, 1:15-3:15pm

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