Events For 09/19/2019

9-11:30am Thu. Sep. 19

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: Member $3 | Community $5 | Parents FREE

Age: Ages 0-6

10am-4pm Thu. Sep. 19

Advance Portrait Drawing: A Two-Day Workshop with Devona Brodt

Students will learn to set up a drawing of a portrait and how to create an accurate line drawing of the image. They will receive individualized instruction on shading, blending, highlighting, and other techniques to create a like-like portrait drawing in graphite. Bring an 8x10, black and white print of a portrait you wish to draw.

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

Cost: $160

Age: All Ages

10:30am-noon Thu. Sep. 19

Children's Tour of the Orchard

Bring the kids out for a walking tour of the orchard. Learn about how apples and pumpkins grow, see how they polish the apples, and ask all your questions. All ages welcome. Stay after to pick apples or try the corn maze.

Leffel Roots Apple Orchard W2369 Maple Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-1pm Thu. Sep. 19

Lunch Break Open Skating

A great way to meet new friends and get some exercise.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass (1 Punch)

Age: All Ages

noon-6pm Thu. Sep. 19

Chippewa Falls Farmers Market

Locally grown fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers, as well as locally made baked goods, salsas, jams, jellies, crafts, handcrafted items, and much more every Thursday.

Allen Park S. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-5pm Thu. Sep. 19

Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market

Seasonal, locally grown vegetables and fruits, plus baked goods, dairy products, meat, honey, maple syrup, flowers, and more.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Age: All ages

1-6pm Thu. Sep. 19

Tarot & Spiritual Counselling

Kim offers tarot card readings and spiritual counseling through mediumship, automatic writing and other metaphysical gifts. Appointments are welcome, otherwise walk-ins are first come first serve. Appointments can be made by calling the shop, by Facebook message, or stopping in.

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

Cost: $15+

Age: All Ages

3-5pm Thu. Sep. 19

Dabble Box Makerspace Lab

Explore the library's newest DIY, hands-on space. Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather color, paint and knit, the Dabble Box has something for you.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-7pm Thu. Sep. 19

Fall Food Truck and Wine

Enjoy southern BBQ from Smokin' Joe's BBQ food truck. Paired with delicious local wines, a patio with gorgeous country views, and fall weather.

Cottage Winery & Vineyard N7391 County Road F, Menomonie

4-5pm Thu. Sep. 19

Beyblade Club

Join your friends for an after-school Beyblade Club. Kids are encouraged to bring their own Beyblades and stadiums; the library will have a limited number of Beyblades to share.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades K-5

4-7pm Thu. Sep. 19

Food, Fashion and Craft Fun

Enjoy delicious wine paired with Smokin’ Joe’s BBQ Truck, Doris & Dot women’s traveling boutique. Special guest from Door County, artist and business owner of Bless This Mess coming to share.

Cottage Winery & Vineyard N7391 County Road F, Menomonie

4-8pm Thu. Sep. 19

Grand Opening AR Workshop Chippewa Falls

Join us for the Grand Opening of AR Workshop Chippewa Falls. Free food and drinks. Drawings for door prizes. Free DIY make and take projects. We look forward to providing a place in downtown Chippewa Falls for families and friends to gather and create beautiful custom home décor.

AR Workshop Chippewa Falls 224 N. Bridge St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

5-7pm Thu. Sep. 19

Artists Reception: Paula Elliott, Burning Artist Coop

Two exhibitions by alumna and an alumni group will be featured in the first exhibit of the 2019-20 academic year. Paula Elliott will present "Indefinite Objects" in the North space. Andy Ducett, Josh Norton, Mark Spusta, Ric Stultz and work by the late Noah Norton will be in the South space.

Furlong Gallery 178 Micheels Hall, UW-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:15pm Thu. Sep. 19

Circus Bootcamp 4 Week Series

This bootcamp draws from the best conditioning practices of yoga and aerials for a total mind/body fitness routine that will inspire you to practice more consistently. It’s fun, challenging, and every week you will walk away surprised with your progress.

Moonrise Aerials Studio 800 Wisconsin Street; Banbury Place Building 13, Room 112, Eau Claire

Cost: $60

5:30-7:30pm Thu. Sep. 19

Special Kids Nights

For children with special needs, visiting the Museum can prove difficult on a typical day. This event offers families a safe and soothing environment where the Museum is closed to the public, giving kids with special needs a special night. Snacks included, with themed sensory activities and extra staff support.

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

Cost: FREE

5:30-8pm Thu. Sep. 19

Autumn Beer Pairing Dinner - Hosted by Dick Leinenkugel

A Five-Course Meal with Leinenkugel’s Beer Pairings. Dick Leinenkugel will share information about making beer and the proper way to do a beer tasting. Proceeds benefit the Chippewa Valley Council Boy Scouts of America. Reservations required.

White’s Wildwood Retreat 18059 Cty Hwy OO, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $75/person, $600 for table of 8

6-8pm Thu. Sep. 19

Amp Quiz Trivia at Pokegama Inn

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.

Pokegama Lakeside Tavern & Grill 840 Banks Ave., Chetek

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6-10pm Thu. Sep. 19

Whiskey Club

Taste whiskey all over the world. Offering "Roundtable Meetings" where you will get a chance to learn the history of different Whiskeys, taste test the inventory, and share whiskey stories with people of all ages. Sample a “Flight of the Night” which will include 4 different Whiskeys.

The Red Mixer 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: 21+

6pm Thu. Sep. 19

Eau Claire Children's Theater Presents: Dancing with the Stars

Tickets include Grand Hors d'oeuvre Buffet, Souvenier Wine Glasses with First Pour, Dancing Competition and complimentary Dessert Bar at Intermission. Buffet at 6pm. Dancing starts at 7:30pm. Tickets available exclusively through the cast.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: Contact ECCT for tickets.

6-9pm Thu. Sep. 19

Open Mic at Farm to Fork

Share your talents. Hosted by the witty & talented Rock Creek Song Dogs.

Farm to Fork Retreat at Dancing Yarrow S193 County Road BB, Mondovi

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Thu. Sep. 19

Restaurant Week: 3rd Annual First Taste Culinary Crawl

Taste a full meal's worth (and then some) of both savory and sweet samples from select local restaurants. Features an indoor/outdoor cash bar with signature cocktails, beer sampling, gorgeous outdoor plaza, huge outdoor fireplace, local live jazz, and more. Check out the list of restaurants and breweries in attendance online.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $35 early bird pricing

Age: 21+

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Sep. 19

Fall Equinox Workshop

This two hour workshop will combine intention setting, a deeply relaxing Yin practice, singing bowls, crystal energy clearing, and a guided meditation to cultivate a sense of inner peace & wholeness.

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

Cost: $30 ($24 for members)

Age: 16+

6:30pm Thu. Sep. 19

SOAD Speaker Series - Matt Jones

The SOAD Speaker Series Committee Invites all to attend the first speaker of the 2019-2020 series, Matt Jones, Storyboard Artist for Netflix Animation.

Applied Arts 321 415 13th Ave E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Thu. Sep. 19

Amp Quiz Trivia at Monk's

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.

Monk's Bar & Grill 3560 Oakwood Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-8pm Thu. Sep. 19

Chippewa Valley Toastmasters

Toastmasters is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills in a supportive environment. Guests are always welcome, membership available.

Mayo Health Clinic - Luther Hospital, Room 11103 1221 Whipple St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE for 1st time guests

Age: 16+

7-10pm Thu. Sep. 19

Open Mic & Musician Gathering

Open mic with quality sound & lights hosted by Jeff White. Free drink for all performers. Sign up at 6:15pm. Happy hour at 9:30pm with $2 rails & pints!

Mystic Bar 1 E Canal street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7pm Thu. Sep. 19

Races at Red Cedar Speedway

The Red Cedar Speedway is a WISSOTA sanctioned track with weekly stock car races. The events are cash-only. Check out the 40th Annual Punky Manor Challenge of Champions 3-day tournament in September.

Red Cedar Speedway 1700 block of Stout Rd., Dunn County Recreation Park, Menomonie

Cost: Pit: $30 GA or $25 with membership, Grandstand: $15 for adults, $10 for students/60+; FREE for kids 12 and under

Age: All Ages

7pm Thu. Sep. 19

Local Lit: Out Loud

Anyone who has published in Local Lit is invited to come read one or two pieces. We've read you, now we want to hear you.

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

Cost: FREE

7pm Thu. Sep. 19

Live Music: The Jim Phillips Project

The Jim Phillips Project features original music from the upcoming JPP record, with eclectic arrangements of cover songs from many genres, including: Blues, folk rock, alternative pop, classic country, and even a few Dead tunes.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9:30pm Thu. Sep. 19

Live Music: Joey Leal

Singer/songwriter Joey Leal comes up from Milwaukee to make his first ever appearance at Caffe Tempo.

Caffe Tempo 2530 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9pm Thu. Sep. 19

Dj Trivia at the Sandbar

General knowledge, family friendly trivia. Play as a team, or on your own. Prizes for the top 3 teams with points. Go to the website for the "Clue of the Day" and information on how to get bonus points for that day's game.

SandBar & Grill 17643 50th Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7:30pm Thu. Sep. 19

UWEC Forum Series: Olga Custodio, the First Latina Fighter Pilot

"An Evening with Olga Custodio," energizes audiences around the country with her irrepressible spirit, her dedication to service and country, and her commitment to empowering young women to succeed in STEM and other male-dominated fields.

UWEC Schofield Auditorium 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $8 GA, $6 uwec faculty/staff/senior, $4 youth/students

7:30pm Thu. Sep. 19

Cirque Italia: Water Circus

Cirque Italia brings its nationally touring water circus to Eau Claire's Oakwood Mall. New show, new performers, new acts all above their 35k gallon water stage. Combining hand-balancing acts, contortionists, the "wheel of death", a mesmerizing water curtain.

Oakwood Mall 4800 Golf Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: Ticket prices available online

8pm Thu. Sep. 19

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Geoffrey Asmus

Geoffrey was selected as a ‘New Face’ performer at Just For Laughs Montreal and was featured on FOX’s ‘Laughs’ and Kevin Hart’s LOL Network. He has also performed at the Laughing Skull, Bridgetown, Limestone and Boston comedy festivals. Geoffrey has opened for Brian Posehn, Aparna Nancherla, and Todd Barry.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA | $3 with valid student ID

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

8pm Thu. Sep. 19

Why Not w/ Marmalade and Jack Pfeffer

Why Not is an alt trio from Minneapolis who has grown extensively over the past year alone with their latest EP entitled ‘EP’. ‘EP’ brings a new sound to the band and broaden their genre even further.

UW-Stout Memorial Student Center, The Terrace 302 10th Ave. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30-11pm Thu. Sep. 19

Vinyl Nights: Matt Mabis

Enjoy a selection of vinyls that will be spun throughout the night.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm-2am Thu. Sep. 19

Karaoke Night at Hallie Bar & Grill

Come out and sing! Great sounding audio system and professional hosts make this an awesome place for a night out.

Hallie Bar & Grill 1713 Hwy OO, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

10pm Thu. Sep. 19

Live Music: Carrie Nation & The Speakeasy

Carrie Nation & The Speakeasy's sound has been described as a stage coach in overdrive, has brought their eclectic blend of punk, bluegrass, and dixieland to packed bars, basements, and festivals across the US since their inception in the spring of 2007.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 09/19/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Junior Chefs

Every Thursday until Oct. 17, 6:15-7:15pm; Every Thursday until Dec. 12, 6:15-7:15pm

Play & Learn

Every Tuesday, Thursday until Dec. 20, 9:30-11:30am; Every Tuesday, Thursday until Dec. 19, 9:30-11:30am