Events For 09/28/2019

Sat. Sep. 28

ParaNomiCon - The Premiere Paranormal Event of the Upper Midwest

Enjoy the mystery of the unknown? Want to have a paranormal experience in a beautiful, haunted theater? Learn about Ufology, Cryptozoology, Mothman, and other paranormal experiences from local and national paranormal experts. 2 days, 2 investigations, 50 vendors, 9 speakers including headliner Grant Wilson.

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

Cost: Admission information online

Sat. Sep. 28

Here We Grow Again - Childrens Consignment Fall Sale

West Central Wisconsin's upscale children's consignment event. The place to find bargains on quality, name brand clothes, great toys, books, videos, baby equipment, and nursery furniture. Item drop off for consignment on Wed & Thu before sale.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to attend

Age: All Ages

Sat. Sep. 28

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

7:30am-1pm Sat. Sep. 28

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

8am-1pm Sat. Sep. 28

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. 28

16th Annual Hike for the Homeless

Benefiting Beacon House, a shelter for families, and related programs. The event includes hiking, refreshments, music & activities for kids of all ages. The hike begins at Phoenix Park’s labyrinth at 9 am. Registration & Pre-Hike Activities begin at 8 am. Sign up online.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: Family-$40, Adult-$20, Student-$15, Child-$5

Age: All Ages

9-11am Sat. Sep. 28

Walk to End Alzheimer's

The world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide and 18 locations in our region, this inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions.

Zorn Arena UWEC, Garfield Avenue 121, Eau Claire

Cost: Free, participants are encouraged to fundraise as a team

Age: All Ages

9am-1pm Sat. Sep. 28

3rd Annual Step Up To Hunger 5K Walk/Run

9am registration, 10am start on the Red Cedar Trail in Menomonie, followed by a chili and cornbread feed at Riverside Park. Register online or call Stepping Stones. Proceeds benefit Stepping Stones pantry, shelter, and programs.

Red Cedar State Trail 921 Brickyard Road, Menomonie

Cost: $20/adults; $10/children 6-18; under 5 free

Age: All Ages

9am-noon Sat. Sep. 28

Be LOVED: Hike on the Ice Age Trail

Surround yourself with those you love and keep what’s important to you front and center. Choose from three different distances, a 4.5-mile, 2-mile, or less-than-a-mile hike. Women of all ages, paces, and abilities are welcome to come and experience the love along the Ice Age Trail.

Obey Interpretive Center at the Chippewa Moraine Ice Age Unit 13394 County Highway M, New Auburn

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9-9:30am Sat. Sep. 28

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-3:30pm Sat. Sep. 28

Restaurant Week - Fabulous Fall-Colors Farm Tour

This four-stop, easygoing tour of the Chippewa Falls area will take participants on a relaxing bus ride through the countryside amid a rainbow of autumn foliage. Enjoy samples, sightseeing, or shopping at every location.

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

Cost: $40

9-10am Sat. Sep. 28

Monthly Yoga in The Gallery

Local Yogi Jelina Howard will lead the group in a class that welcomes all skill levels. Mats are provided or bring your own. Space is limited, so show up a few minutes early to ensure a spot. Stick around after the class and enjoy brunch at The Lakely.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sat. Sep. 28

Memoir Writing: A Six Session Workshop

For anyone interested in writing, even beginners. The instructors will provide encouragement, guidance, and practice in “life writing” in the following genres: autobiographies, blogs, family histories, journals, memoirs, and personal essays. Discover the pleasure and rewards of lifelong writing

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

Cost: $119

Age: All Ages

10am-2pm Sat. Sep. 28

Deer Fly Chase 2019

Racing on the best singletrack mountain bike trails in the area. Located in the Chippewa County Forest, approximately 30 miles NE of Eau Claire.

Hickory Ridge - Cross Country Skiing Bob Lake Road/225th Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $30 registration, $10 for junior registration

10-11:30am Sat. Sep. 28

Drag Story Hour

Trained drag performers will read children’s books, sing children’s songs, and lead children in craft activities. Capture the imagination and play of the gender fluidity of childhood and give kids glamorous, positive, and unabashedly queer role models.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-8

10am-1pm Sat. Sep. 28

Fall Brunch at Forage

Food, music, and lingering conversations in a friendly. Affordable, a la carte brunch items for carnivores, vegetarians and vegans, as well as Honest Roast coffee, Infinitea tea, mimosas, wine and Lazy Monk beer.

Forage 930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212, Eau Claire

Cost: a la carte

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Sat. Sep. 28

15th Western Wisconsin Pottery Tour

Visitors will find fine one-of-a-kind hand made ceramic pots and sculptures. You will have a chance to meet the artists and you can get an inside look into the workings of their studios.

Various Locations in Western Wisconsin

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

10am-4pm Sat. Sep. 28

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. 28

Fall Splendor Art Meander

Gallery owners and studio artists of Northwest Wisconsin invite you to take part in this self-guided roadtrip to fifteen of the finest studios and galleries in the region. Now in its 6th year, this event will wow you with magnificent fall colors while you discover galleries and studios located in quaint communities along the 53 corridor.

See description for location details

10am-6pm Sat. Sep. 28

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-4pm Sat. Sep. 28

Historic Building Preservation Tour

Tour includes 3 chapels and 3 houses. Tickets available at any of the 6 locations.

Schlegelmilch House Museum 517 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

10am-noon Sat. Sep. 28

Reiki Share

Reiki-attuned & non-attuned folk are both welcome to join this Saturday morning group. Free Chakra-balancing tea samples brewed for attendees, hand-blended by our shop herbalist, River Prairie Apothecary.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

10:15-10:35am Sat. Sep. 28

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. 28

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-1pm Sat. Sep. 28

Fall for Twig Wreaths

Customize a twig wreath for your home with some festive flowers and leaves. Online Registration is required.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

noon Sat. Sep. 28

Modicum Brewing Oktoberfest

Modicum is releasing its first ever Oktoberfest Lager, throwing a party with plenty of beer and Rump's Bratwurst made with the special lager.

Modicum Brewing Company 3732 Spooner Ave Suite A, Altoona

Cost: $15 for entry + 2 beers, and rump's brat; +$15 for t-shirt

1-2:30pm Sat. Sep. 28


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

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Sep. 28

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. 28

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

2-5pm Sat. Sep. 28

Live Music: Catya's Trio

Catya’s Trio performs a mix of original and traditional Blues, Swing, and Contemporary Acoustic music. Wine, cheese, and snacks available for purchase. Feel free to bring a chair to this outdoor event.

Autumn Harvest Winery 19947 Cty Hwy J, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-5pm Sat. Sep. 28

Fanboy # 79 Release Party

Fanboy, Eau Claire's local free comics publication since 1995, is having its very first release party, for the premiere of its 79th issue. Come to pick up the new issue and meet the artists, writers, and readers that make up the Fanboy community. Coffee and other refreshments for sale at the venue.

Racy D’lene’s Coffee Lounge 404 Riverside Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3-10pm Sat. Sep. 28


A day of fun, friendship, and music. Music starts at 4pm with local singer/songwriter Jeff White followed by modern folk harmonizers, Dames, at 5:30pm. Dance with Ranger Rudy and the Swingin' Wingtips at 7pm. Drink specials throughout the event along with food by Davis Dogs Food Truck.

Hobbsy's 3620 Locust Ln, Eau Claire

Cost: $4

Age: 21+

4pm Sat. Sep. 28

Party in the Prairie: Granger Smith feat. Earl Dibbles Jr.

Nationally touring country star Granger Smith will play t the Party in the Prairie. Featuring Earl Dibble Jr and opening acts Tucker Beathard and Jerrod Niemann.

River Prairie Park 1419 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $36 GA, $46 Standing VIP, $52 Seated VIP, $102 Platinum

Age: All Ages

4-10pm Sat. Sep. 28

Fall Fest St. Marys Altoona

A community event featuring food, beer tent, line dancing lessons, kids games & entertainment, music, games, raffles, silent auctions, raffle, and car shows.

St. Mary's Community Center 1812 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: Free Entrance

Age: All Ages

4-5:30pm Sat. Sep. 28

9/11 Memorial Ruck/Walk

Ruck or walk from Eau Claire's Fire Station 10 to the Eau Claire Government Center/PD/Sheriff's Office in honor of the Emergency Responders that lost their lives on 9/11.

Eau Claire Fire Station 10 820 Malden Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-8pm Sat. Sep. 28

eHeroes at Together Farms Burger Nights

Duffy Duyfhuizen and Dan Zerr combine to play tunes from their Eggplant Heroes repertoire and from their solo repertoires. 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 Sat. Sep. 28

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.

Hill House Bar & Grill 910 Co. Hwy X, Boyd

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6:30-8pm Sat. Sep. 28

New Moon Phase Oracle Evening

A fun and informative evening as we learn about the planetary configurations this month that are helping us to heal, and move forward with more soul purpose.

Register for Location, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: No Children

7pm Sat. Sep. 28

Live Music: Good Morning Bedlam

Their shows are known for their contagious energy, with members careening about the stage, jumping and dancing with a wild playfulness. With soaring 3-part harmonies and thumping kick-drum, they captivate their audience with no intention of slowing down.

Zymurgy Brewing 624 Main Street. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-10pm Sat. Sep. 28

Hogwarts Homecoming

Get in the homecoming spirit with fellow witches, wizards, and even a few muggles. Grab a brew and show your house pride while you participate in spirit week activities like a horcrux scavenger hunt, themed crafts, drag performance, artisan market, animals from the ECCHA, and brews.

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

Cost: $12 advance (plus taxes & fees), $15 at the door

7pm Sat. Sep. 28

Acoustic Cafe 25th Anniversary Celebration

Come celebrate 25 years of the Acoustic Café with .25 cent coffee all day and .25 cent tap beer after 4pm. Live music begins at 4pm and goes until 10pm. Eggplant Heroes will headline the night at 7pm with a host of other local singer songwriters playing throughout the early evening.

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

Cost: FREE

7-8pm Sat. Sep. 28

Eau Claire Victorian Mansion Tour

Join Galaudet Gallery for an hour long tour that will explain the architecture and the historical residents of this 1905 Eau Claire gem. Enjoy learning about the many beautiful architectural elements and symbolism in this well cared space where Galaudet Gallery displays art exhibits.

Galaudet Gallery 618 S FARWELL ST, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

8pm Sat. Sep. 28

Last Open Road

Last Open Road, Rockin' Blues is back again at the VFW on Folsom.

VFW Post 7232 2900 W Folsom St, Eau Claire

8pm Sat. Sep. 28

Live Music: War Without End + Bad January + Cold Black River

War Without End is an original hard rock band from EC. Bad January plays old school rock for a new age. Cold Black River plays swamp rock, stoner, doom, metal, and punk.

Every Buddy's Bar 19 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

8pm Sat. Sep. 28

Live Music: Wyatt Thomson

Wyatt performs a blues/country mix with a deep unique voice.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Age: 21+

8:30-11:30pm Sat. Sep. 28

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

9pm-2am Sat. Sep. 28

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. 28

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 09/28/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

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Every Saturday until Nov. 16, 9am-noon

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