Events For 09/21/2019

Sat. Sep. 21

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

Sat. Sep. 21

Performing Arts School of Dance at the Heyde Center

Looking for an age appropriate, joyful dance experience for your child? All ages, including private en pointe lessons (with doctor's permission for strength)

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

Cost: $130 + $20 registration fee for Semester One

Age: Ages 2.5+

Sat. Sep. 21

Oktoberfest at Lazy Monk Brewing

Every year Lazy Monk hosts one of the city's best Oktoberfest celebrations. Live music, games, German foods, and plenty of bier. Check out their Facebook page a more detailed schedule.

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

7am-2pm Sat. Sep. 21

63rd Annual Kiwanis Paul Bunyan Flapjack Feed

All proceeds will go to support local youth & community programs. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Paul Bunyan Logging Camp Museum. Silent Auction in collaboration with Clear Water Kiwanis Club. Tickets available at Festival Foods.

Memorial High School 2225 Keith St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 children, $7 adults

Age: All Ages

7:30am-1pm Sat. Sep. 21

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

7:30-8:30am Sat. Sep. 21

Shine: Make Your Day Amazing

Join Visionary Lisa for 60 minutes of learning. In this session, Lisa will share life-hacks to create a morning routine to make your day amazing.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: 18+

8am-1pm Sat. Sep. 21

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

8-11am Sat. Sep. 21

2019 Eau Claire Heart Walk

The annual Eau Claire Heart Walk is the American Heart Association mission come to life. Celebrate survivors, your loved ones and your heart at the community walk.

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-noon Sat. Sep. 21

Open Play

Kids - bring your parents, grandparents or caregivers in and spend some quality time being creative, imaginative and just plain having fun and making memories!

Tiny Tots Playhouse 320 S. Wisconsin St., Fall Creek

Cost: $5/child, free for adults and infants under 12 months

Age: All Ages

9am-noon Sat. Sep. 21

ACT Prep

Help your student ease their worries and get better prepared by signing them up for an ACT prep course. This holistic course provides a comprehensive review of the ACT test, but also focuses in on the specific subject matters that will be covered.

UW Eau Claire Centennial Hall Room 1204 1698 Park Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $199

9-9:30am Sat. Sep. 21

Little Artists

Participants will create works of art as they learn and practice techniques such as drawing, painting, and sculpture. This program will introduce several concepts in a fun, hands-on, age-appropriate way, including color, form, texture, dimensions, and so much more.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $30 members, $40 non-members

9am-2pm Sat. Sep. 21

Rock Falls Fall Fair

Visit 30+ vendors selling a variety of products that each has to offer. 3 local businesses offering specials on products and an opportunity to win prizes by getting your punch card filled. Bring your friends for a day of shopping and exploring of Rock Falls.

Rock Creek Town Hall N995 County Rd H, Mondovi

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am Sat. Sep. 21

BombChelle Sweat & Sample

Designed to keep your body guessing through constantly changing movements using your body weight. Following the workout, hangout to enjoy samples of our favorite healthy items along with a short education on how to upgrade your nutritional game as well as your performance.

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

Cost: $5

9:30am-noon Sat. Sep. 21

Intro to Tree ID and Nature Prints

Participants will learn how to use a Dichotomous Tree Identification Key, and then we will go for a short hike. While out on the trail, we will gather natural materials (leaves, flowers, grasses, etc.) to bring back and create cyanotypes, which are also known as “nature prints” or “sun prints”.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Cost: Friends $15, Nonmembers $17

10am-noon Sat. Sep. 21

Celebration of Peace

Speakers include Pastor Kathy Reid-Walker on "respect and civility", Eau Claire School Board Member on "Openness", Uw-Stout Prof. Jim Handley on Peace. Music by Eggplant Heroes and UWEC A Capella group Searchlight. In honor of the United Nations International Day of Peace.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

10am-4pm Sat. Sep. 21

Pick of The Patch

Outlaw Farms opens up to the public to enjoy the animals and purchase fall items. Items available for purchase are fall mums, pumpkins, squash, gourds, straw, and much more.

Outlaw Farms E16755 Scenic Drive, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

10am-6pm Sat. Sep. 21

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

10am-6pm Sat. Sep. 21

Vintage PopUp with The Ochre Stone

A purveyor of goods for the modern muse, Sarah Krueger will set-up shop for an entire weekend with a vast array of vintage wears for women and handmade clay earrings to boot.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. Sep. 21

Vintage Skills Workshop: Fishing Creel Basket

Guest instructor Shirley Mount offers this full day session for experienced basket weavers. Make a beautiful and useful creel basket from premium quality reed. Finish on October 19th with a custom-made oak lid.

Chippewa Valley Museum 1204 E. Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $49/Member or $56/Non-Member; $29 leather harness also available to purchase

Age: Adult

10am-5pm Sat. Sep. 21

Second Annual Pablo Center Open House

Pablo Center is getting ready to kick off our second season and to celebrate we are inviting you to a family-friendly day of balloons, theatricality, fabulous views, and a very special guest. Wander the galleries, enjoy the views, and experience our two theatres.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sat. Sep. 21

Family Literacy Event

Families will enjoy theme based stories, crafts and a snack as well as tips and tricks for successful parenting and growing literacy skills. Children will be able to pick a free book to take home each month.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Family

10am-3pm Sat. Sep. 21

Ukraine Artist Eduard Gurevich

Presenting the artwork of internationally known Ukrainian born artist Eduard Gurevich. The original paintings at the gallery range in size from 18" to five feet. Using mixed media, acrylic and oil paints on canvas, Gurevich's stunning landscape paintings conjure peace and inspiration.

B-Framed Galleries 313 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:35am Sat. Sep. 21

Family Storytime

For ages two to six, but can be enjoyed by the entire family. All storytimes feature stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and movement. All are welcome and no registration is required.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30-11am Sat. Sep. 21

Story Time at Dotters Books

Guest readers will share two picture books with kids of all ages. Donuts from Roadside Bakery and fresh brewed coffee for you to enjoy (donations for treats are welcome, but not necessary).

Dotters Books 1602 Hogeboom Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

11am-11pm Sat. Sep. 21

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

11am-4pm Sat. Sep. 21

FitExpo

Free classes and workshops with admission. Thousands of dollars worth of give aways. Swag bags to the first 100 guests in the door. Pre-event activities outside before the doors open. Free admission to all veterans with military ID.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $6 adv, $8 door

Age: All Ages

11am-1:30pm Sat. Sep. 21

Live Music: Montana and Mike

Saturday Morning Acoustic Series features Montana and Mike making their first appearance at Caffe Tempo.

Caffe Tempo 2530 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-3pm Sat. Sep. 21

Crow & Moon Watercolor Class

Join local artist, Karen Scarseth, for another watercoloring class! This month's theme is all things crow. No artistic skills or painting experience necessary, she's bringing several templates for you to trace and will be with you every step of the way.

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

Cost: $15

Age: All Ages

1-8:30pm Sat. Sep. 21

In It Together's Mind Blowing Marriage Conference

Join Matt and Suzie along with Remy and Lisa Diederich, Jeremiah and Vanessa Gamble with Theater for the Thirsty and several other guests for a full day of focusing on each other. Learn how to take your marriage from mundane to mind blowing.

Cedarbrook Church N6714 470th St., Menomonie

Cost: $50/couple

1-5pm Sat. Sep. 21

Historic Beer Walk

First Historic Downtown Beer Walk. Attendees will receive one beer at each one of the stops. The walk with go dow historic Main Street. Stops include: Zymurgy Brewing Company, Silver Dollar, The Duke & Dagger and brewery nønic. Three tour times at 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm.

Zymurgy Brewing 624 Main Street. E, Menomonie

Cost: $15 advance, $20 day of

Age: 21+

1-2:30pm Sat. Sep. 21

WriteLab

This all-new program for middle school students allows for collaboration and idea-sharing as this group will help each other through the creative process by providing ideas and opinions while participating in fun and challenging writing activities.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $20 members, $30 community

Age: Ages 11-16

1-8:30pm Sat. Sep. 21

One Day Marriage Conference

Join your hosts Matt and Suzie Kendziera along with Remy and Lisa Diederich, Jeremiah and Vanessa Gamble with Theater for the Thirsty and several other guests and breakout sessions for a full day of focusing on each other.

Cedarbrook Church N6714 470th St., Menomonie

Cost: $50

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Sep. 21

Downtown Eau Claire Food & History Tour

A walking tour that includes stops at 7 downtown establishments where you will enjoy tastings of local food and beverages. You’ll spend approximately 20 minutes at each restaurant and hear about the history of Eau Claire and the restaurants. A perfect mix of food, culture and fun.

The Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: $65/person

Age: All Ages

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Sep. 21

Downtown Chippewa Falls Food & History Tour

A walking tour that includes stops at 7 downtown establishments where you will enjoy tastings of local food and beverages. You’ll spend approximately 20 minutes at each restaurant and hear about the history of Chippewa Falls and the restaurants. A perfect mix of food, culture and fun.

Chippewa Falls Area Chamber of Commerce 10 South Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $65/person

Age: All Ages

1:30pm Sat. Sep. 21

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

4-7pm Sat. Sep. 21

Hops 4 Hockey Beer Fest 2019

An annual beer fest established by the Eau Claire Center Ice Club Foundation featuring a wide variety of beer sampling, a commemorative tasting glass, and Brew Pub Lotzza Motzza Pizza. Raises funds to benefit local hockey programs with an emphasis on the UWEC Men's Hockey program.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $30 (plus Taxes & Fees)

Age: 21+

4-5pm Sat. Sep. 21

Family Nature Walk

Looking for a fun way to get outside with the kids between summer and pumpkin season? Learn about "leave no trace", walk the forest trails, and enjoy the beautiful landscape surrounding us.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-7pm Sat. Sep. 21

2019 Mid Autumn Festival Celebration

Social, performances, and dinner. Event sponsored by Chinese Friendship and Scholarship Association.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire

Cost: $15/single; $30/family

Age: All Ages

4:30pm Sat. Sep. 21

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

5-8pm Sat. Sep. 21

Jeff White at Together Farms Burger Nights

Americana/Alt-country & Outlaw Folk from the hills of western Wisconsin. Dramatic ballads, haunting love songs and bittersweet remembrance are staple themes. 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

5pm-2am Sat. Sep. 21

Oktoberfest Flight Night

Enjoy a special priced Oktoberfest flight and tell Growler Guys which one was your favorite. The winner will be announced at 9pm with special pricing for the rest of the night. Featuring an Oktoberfest Brat Pizza.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

5:30-7:30pm Sat. Sep. 21

Live Music at Vino Cappuccino

Catch some live music at the bistro at Vino Cappuccino. August 23 - Jordan Herrick August 24 - Micah Strunk August 30 - Rock Creek Song Dogs September 6 - Jordan Herrick September 13 - The Past & The Present September 14 - Cap'n Seabeard September 21 - Steven Szydel September 27 - Rock Creek Song Dogs

Vino Cappuccino N5734 Hwy 12, Elk Mound

Cost: FREE

6-9pm Sat. Sep. 21

Live Music: Kori Reisenweber

Singer Kori Reisenweber will woo you with her incredible voice and music.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Sat. Sep. 21

Live Music: Kaiged Acoustic

Kim and Paige (Mother and Daughter duet) along with Kricket on acoustic bass play a variety of songs, from classic rock, country, and current hits. Rich blended harmonies. Performing at numerous vineyard/wineries with easy listening & relaxing music.

Bloomer Brewing Co. 1526 Martin Rd, Bloomer

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

7-9pm Sat. Sep. 21

Live Music: Church of Cash - Johnny Cash Tribute

Whether you are an ‘ol timer that grew up listening to Mr. Cash in your tractor or a young soldier driving your tank across the deserts of the Middle East with the Man in Black in your headphones, the Church of Cash will bring his music, with style and energy to fans everywhere.

Colfax Municipal Building 613 Main Street, Colfax

Cost: General seating TICKETS $15.

7pm Sat. Sep. 21

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

7-10pm Sat. Sep. 21

Into the Black Sea, Stories of Darkness and Light

Part theater, part storytelling, part music, Into the Black Sea features tales of friends, relatives, literary figures, folk heroes and McMullin himself. The effect is at once funny, tragic, hopeful and inspiring.

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

Cost: $15 suggested donation

Age: Teens and up

7-9:30pm Sat. Sep. 21

Dakota Dave Hull & Kari Larson

Both fine musicians on their own, Dakota Dave Hull and Kari Larson (DitchLilies) join forces for a very special WideSpot reunion. Experience the many rooms of their musical mansion - folk, pop, world, jazz and classical.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: $15 Reserved, $18 at the door (only until sold out)

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Sat. Sep. 21

Live Music: Two the Max

Enjoy the music of Two the Max, a variety of dance and rock music.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-10pm Sat. Sep. 21

Mark Healey & Jim Schuh Duo

The Mark Healey and Jim Schuh Duo formed in 2015. Mark and Jim each began playing music during the mid-1960s. Mark and Jim perform a variety of classic rock songs. Artists covered include Badfinger, Beatles, Buddy Holly, etc.

Eagle's Club Pub 2588 Hwy 53, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-10pm Sat. Sep. 21

Oktoberfest Celebration: Billy Krause Trio

Singer-songwriter Billy Krause is a veteran performer who was influenced at an early age by many amazing artists. Whether this trio is doing the gravel-in-the-can, the holler of the boogie-woogie or the soft croon of a ballad, their music makes the audience feel right at home.

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

Cost: FREE

7:30pm Sat. Sep. 21

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 Sat. Sep. 21

UWEC Theater: The 24 Hour Project

The 24 Hour Project is a showcase of more than 6 One Acts written, directed, designed, built, and performed by over 25 students in only 24 hours. With curve balls around every corner, students must think on their feet, get creative, and most of all, get lost in the fun of creating their own shows.

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

Cost: Tickets on sale 9/13

8-9pm Sat. Sep. 21

Hobbs Observatory Astronomical Series

Programs on various astronomical related topics are presented by members of the Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society. Programs run 45-60 minutes in length. Check the CVAS website for this week's topic and target audience. Observing follows programs if skies are clear.

Hobbs Observatory S1 County Hwy K, Fall Creek

Cost: Free, donations accepted.

8pm Sat. Sep. 21

Louie Anderson

Iconic comedian Louie Anderson, the three¬-time Emmy Award® winner, is one of the country’s most recognized and adored comics. As a standup, he shares the ups and downs of his childhood experiences as one of eleven children in Minnesota.

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

Cost: $50

8pm Sat. Sep. 21

Live Music: D. Janakey

D.Janakey is Midwestern singer-songwriter whose music is characterized by emotional intensity, a wide variety of influences, and lyrical obsessions with death, religion, and love.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

8:30-11:30pm Sat. Sep. 21

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

9-11pm Sat. Sep. 21

Observing The Night Sky With The Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society

Members of the Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society sponsor public observing sessions on clear Saturdays May though October (except 8/6/16). Public observing starts about an hour after sunset for about two hours. Come out and enjoy a view of the night sky not possible from the city.

Hobbs Observatory S1 County Hwy K, Fall Creek

Cost: Free, donations accepted

Age: All ages

9pm-2am Sat. Sep. 21

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 Sat. Sep. 21

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-1am Sat. Sep. 21

Live Music: Sugar Rush

A cover band with a more saccharine-y song selection. Think more Madonna and P!nk rather than Enter the Sandman.

T&C Roundabout 8685 State Hwy 124 North, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 09/21/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Kids Make Music

Every Thursday 9:30-10:15am Thursday 10:30-11:15am Saturday 9:15-10am until Dec. 19

Events with Tickets