Events For 09/20/2019

Fri. Sep. 20

First Annual Oktoberfest Curling Open Bonspiel

Chippewa Falls Curling is excited to announce the first annual Oktoberfest Open Bonspiel. Held during the 17th Annual Chippewa Falls Oktoberfest.

Chippewa Area Ice Arena 839 First Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $240 per team (4 ppl per team)

Age: All Ages

8am-4pm Fri. Sep. 20

25th Annual Day of Caring

Take part in the biggest volunteer day in the Chippewa Valley. Over 920 volunteers took part last year.

United Way of the Greater Chippewa Valley 3603 North Hastings Way, Suite 200, Eau Claire

Cost: Registration information online

9-11:30am Fri. Sep. 20

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

9:30am Fri. Sep. 20

Sign Language Preschool Class

Join us for an 8 week sign language class. At the end we will have created a book and know all of the signs to Brown Bear, Brown Bear by Eric Carle.

B’utiful Kids Learning Center 502 Bay St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 or $35 for 8 weeks

Age: 2-8yrs old

10am-6pm Fri. Sep. 20

The Pumpkin Patch at Valley Pasture Farm

Bring the whole family to the farm and participate in over 25 engaging activities to celebrate fall including wagon rides, corn maze, farm animals, pick-your-own pumpkin patch, and more!

Valley Pasture Farm E7631 N County Road E, Elk Mound

Cost: $9/person - save $1 with a non-perishable donation for our local food pantry

Age: All Ages

11am-11pm Fri. Sep. 20

17th Annual Chippewa Falls Oktoberfest

Featuring 4 stages with over 30 entertainers, sauerkraut eating contests, beer stein holding contests, kid's games, authentic German foods, dancing and giant pumpkins.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $9 Daily, $16 3-day pass

Age: All Ages

11-11:30am Fri. Sep. 20

Growing Readers Storytime

Features books, songs, movement, and interactive learning activities that build pre-reading skills in your child, followed by an optional activity/play period. Children may attend independently or with their caregivers.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-6

11am-1pm Fri. Sep. 20

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

2-4:30pm Fri. Sep. 20

Reflexology with Mellie

Mellie offers East Asian reflexology for holistic healing and relaxation support. Please be sure to wear loose fitting pants that will roll above your knees. You can reserve a 20 min, 45 min, 60 min or 90 min Reflexology session.

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

Cost: $30+

Age: 18+

5-8pm Fri. Sep. 20

Maker Market & Sidewalk Sale

Join us at The Local Store for 15% OFF STOREWIDE plus other huge discounts outside at the sidewalk side. Inside, get a chance to "Meet the Makers" of goods offered at The Local Store and beyond. Mingle with local woodworkers, craftspeople,…

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

5-6pm Fri. Sep. 20

Spell Candle Workshop

Join master candle maker, Laurie, and shop witch, Tabatha for another Spell Candle class. This class's theme will focus on the upcoming Pagan holiday, Mabon, and New Moon magic.

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

Cost: $15

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Fri. Sep. 20

Friday Family Nights

Open to all families, kids and their friends every Friday night. Featuring Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer, Inflatables, Movies, Free Popcorn, and Special Entertainment.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Member $3 | Community $5

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Sep. 20

Joe G at Together Farms Burger Nights

joe g combines Americana, folk, and pop musical styling with raw, personal lyrics that he hopes resonates with a broad audience. 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

6-9pm Fri. Sep. 20

Live Music: David Janakey

The self-professed globe trotter uses his raw and honest writing and playing to tell the stories, experiences and reflections of his travels.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. Sep. 20

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+

7pm Fri. Sep. 20

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 Fri. Sep. 20

Live Music: Blaine and Leah Howard

Blaine and Leah play thoughtful acoustic music with lots of harmonies and achy-pretty melodies. They both write and trade lead vocals. Blaine plays acoustic and occasional electric guitar. Leah plays acoustic guitar and piano. David plays Electric guitar & mandolin.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Sep. 20

The History of Rock and Roll

The History of Rock n’ Roll Show is a tribute to the musical legends of Rock n’ Roll starting with an uncanny portrayal of the late Buddy Holly, then moving on to pay tribute to other legends including Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis, Ricky Nelson, Chuck Berry, and many more.

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

Cost: $21 adults, $19 seniors, $15 youth

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Sep. 20

George Maurer’s ’Stripped Down’ featuring Sue Orfield

The setting is intimate, the stage is pared back to the bare essentials, the show is part unfiltered stories, part unembellished music. And your audience has an all-access pass.

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts 205 Main St. E, Menomonie

Cost: $25 for adults, $22.50 for students and seniors

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Sep. 20

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

7:30pm Fri. Sep. 20

Converge Radio Presents: Good Morning Bedlam

Good Morning Bedlam has become an innovative force in the midwest folk scene. Their shows are known for their contagious energy, with members careening about the stage, jumping and dancing with a wild playfulness.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

8-11pm Fri. Sep. 20

Live Music: Dave BeBeau

Dave takes his love of music seriously and on occasion unplugs from the band Contradiction, performing as an acoustic solo. You can expect to hear songs by James Taylor, Tom Petty, Neil Young, Charlie Daniels, America, John Cougar, Bon Jovi, to name just a few.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8-10pm Fri. Sep. 20

Gallery Show: Sarah Krueger + Luray

An intimate music experience with Sarah Krueger and Luray. Krueger crafts lush folk with earnest and straghtforward songwriting with a moody brightness and authentic vibe. Luray is indie folk featuring strange and lovely banjo and ambient sounds.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $12adv, $15door

8pm Fri. Sep. 20

Open Stage at The Cabin

Sign up just outside of The Cabin (Davies Center) by 4pm on the Friday of the show. Signup will be posted the Monday before each Open Stage on the bulletin board outside of The Cabin.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

8:30-11:30pm Fri. Sep. 20

Late Night Jazz: Brian Handeland Trio

Experience live jazz from the only year-round jazz venue in town. From the Lakely stage tonight, enjoy a set from The Brian Handeland Trio.  

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Fri. Sep. 20

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+

9pm-2am Fri. Sep. 20

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+

9pm Fri. Sep. 20

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+

9pm Fri. Sep. 20

Friday Film Fest at Brewing Projekt

The Brewing Projekt is hosting a Fall Film Series on their back patio. Bring your favorite blanket & grab a beer. Movie lineup updated online. 9/6-The Goonies 9/13- Jurassic Park 9/20- Space Jam

The Brewing Projekt 1807 N Oxford Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Ongoing Events For 09/20/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc