Events For 10/11/2019

Fri. Oct. 11

UWEC Homecoming Celebration

From the parade to the Blugold Fever Fest, and football game in Carson Park, you won't want to miss UW-Eau Claire's annual Homecoming celebration. It's the largest alumni gathering of the year and celebrating UW-Eau Claire.

Locations include the Carson Park Football Stadium, and the UWEC Davies Center, UWEC

8:30am-6pm Fri. Oct. 11

"Outdoor Stuff" Men's Sale

Stuff included at the sale: Yard/Garden, Hand Tools, Building Materials, Hardware, Automotive, Fishing/Hunting, Sporting goods, Paints/Brushes, Camping Stuff, Water Toys, Outdoor Furniture, etc. All proceeds will be donated to the Playground & Pavilion Project at ELCB.

English Lutheran Church of Bateman 20588 County Highway X, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Fri. Oct. 11

Advanced Grant Writing

This workshop is for grant writers of all experience levels. You will gain insider grant knowledge, helping you build the skills to successfully secure funding. They also recommend taking Beginning Grant Writing to gain current information on the topic

Holiday Inn South 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $199 standard, $375 when purchased along with Beginning Grant Writing

9-11:30am Fri. Oct. 11

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.

L.E. Phillips YMCA Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Member $3 | Community $5 | Parents FREE

Age: Ages 0-6

9:30am Fri. Oct. 11

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-5:30pm Fri. Oct. 11

The Friends of the Menomonie Public Library Fall Book Sale

Find thousands of books for sale in more than 40 categories. In addition, there will be a variety of music, DVD's, audio-books, and more. Members-only presale on Thursday before the sale. All proceeds from the sale go directly to programming at the Menomonie Public Library

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: Prices vary, free admission

Age: All Ages

10am-6pm Fri. Oct. 11

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-7pm Fri. Oct. 11

Friends of the Chippewa Falls Public Library Book Sale

Friends of the Chippewa Falls Public Library will hold their autumn book sale. Books and Audio-visual materials for all ages as well as teacher materials will be available. A bag sale will be held on Saturday.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11-11:30am Fri. Oct. 11

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. Oct. 11

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

11am-4pm Fri. Oct. 11

Spiritual Guidance with Michelle Anthony

Michelle Anthony of Bliss Tonic Yoga will be at The Broom & Crow on Fridays. Michelle practices/provides a powerful blend of Oracle reading, energy work, meditation & integration to help & heal you.

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

Cost: $35-60

Age: 18+

5-9pm Fri. Oct. 11

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.

L.E. Phillips YMCA Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Member $3 | Community $5

5pm Fri. Oct. 11

Grand Re-Opening of the State Theatre and Community Center

Ribbon cutting and re-lighting at 5pm. Celebration fair from 5:30-7pm featuring pop-up shops, concessions, photo area, refreshments, local music and art, community resource tables, and networking. Wisconsin Premiere of "For They Know Not What They Do" film from 7-8:30pm followed by Q&A.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

5-8pm Fri. Oct. 11

Pig Roast

A delicious pig roast coming your way from Hickory Kist BBQ. Live Music to follow from 7-9pm with Sam Weaver.

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

5-6pm Fri. Oct. 11

Beginner's All Ages Tarot Class

Learn about the history and practice of tarot as well as a spread or two to start you out on your journey. Bring your own deck or purchase one at The Broom & Crow before class starts.

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

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Fri. Oct. 11

Monthly Pagan Circle - Calen Sidhevair of Westernesste

You are invited to the Nesste gathering of Calen Sidhevair. Discuss some basic components of ritual and create a circle for a Water Sharing, an affirmation of our connectedness with each other, the Earth, and the celebration of Life.

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

Cost: Good Will Donation

Age: 18+

6-8pm Fri. Oct. 11

Financial Planning Workshop

Young professionals aged 19-29 are invited to our Fall Workshop where we will be working through basic, but important personal financial planning topics. You can expect to learn about subjects like budgeting, credit building, home buying, debt management, and many more.

Modicum Brewing Company 3732 Spooner Ave Suite A, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 19-29

6-10pm Fri. Oct. 11

Night Corn Maze

Bring your flashlights for fun in the night maze. Weather Permitting (check the Facebook page for updates). Last entrance at 9pm.

Leffel Roots Apple Orchard W2369 Maple Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 for ages 13+; $5 for Ages 5-12

Age: Ages 5+

6:30-8pm Fri. Oct. 11

Flick & Float

YMCA supplies the flick, you bring the float. Gather in the small pool to watch fantastic family movies. Community members are welcome after 6:00 PM (photo ID required).

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7-10pm Fri. Oct. 11

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. Oct. 11

Live Music with Sam Weaver

Sam Weaver is a guitarist and songwriter from Menomonie, Wisconsin. Combining Blues, Country, Rock n' Roll, Swing, and Soul influences, he produces a compelling brew of Americana music in an all original unique format.

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

Cost: FREE

7pm Fri. Oct. 11

Cadott Schools Presents: James and the Giant Peach

"Peachy-keen" enjoyment at Cadott High School with the amazing tale of a boy who takes an extraordinary trip across the sea in a peach that is home to lots of amazing creatures.

Cadott High School 426 Myrtle St., Cadott

Cost: $12-Adults, $8-Students, 5 and under are FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Fri. Oct. 11

Live Music: Levi Ballenger

Singer-Songwriter Levi Ballenger makes his first appearance at Caffe Tempo.

Caffe Tempo 2530 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Oct. 11

Live Music: Girl Band

A team up of Jen Hazen of Davy J and Friends, Jenny and the Jets, Milk and Whiskey, and Weapons of Brass Destruction, Sultry Kai Ulrica of Wolves at the Door and RavenWolf, Flutist Julie Majkowski of The Chippewa Valley Flute Ensemble, Guitarist and bass player Kori Riesenweber of Beacon James.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-11pm Fri. Oct. 11

Ski Sprites Haunted House

The Ski Sprites are hosting their annual Haunted House. A scary walk-thru with interactive haunts, changing scares and a thrill around every corner. Not for the timid.

Ski Sprites Haunted House 415 S. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 at the door, $9 with a non-perishable food donation, $8 in advance

Age: All ages, 12+ recommended

7:30pm Fri. Oct. 11

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

Based on Mark Haddon’s best-selling 2003 novel, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is a thrilling and heartwarming adventure story featuring an unforgettable young hero.

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

Cost: $15 adults, $14 seniors, $8 youth

7:30pm Fri. Oct. 11

Menomonie Theater Guild: Newsies

Based on the real Newsboy Strike of 1899, this new Disney musical tells the story of Jack Kelly, a rebellious newsboy who dreams of a life as an artist away from the big city.

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

Cost: Ticket information online

7:30pm Fri. Oct. 11

Eau Claire Children's Theater: Spookley the Square Pumpkin

When he is shunned by the other pumpkins, Spookley is befriended by three hilarious spiders who convince him that, square or not, he, too, could be the Pick of the Patch. When a mighty storm threatens Holiday Hill Farm, Spookley realizes only he can save the day.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Admission information online

8-11pm Fri. Oct. 11

Music by JFT 'Lite' in the Patio

JFT 'Lite' really involves the audience. The band’s full playlists are distributed to the audience who then select the songs that are performed for that night. Late night happy hours kicks in at 10pm, $2 domestics and rails with 1/2 off on select appetizers and flatbreads.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Fri. Oct. 11

Forever Emo Dance Party

A special night featuring the best 00's and 10's emo music. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to The Suicide Prevention Resource Center. Dancing and Drink Specials.

The Venue 209 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

8pm Fri. Oct. 11

Live Music: The Over Unders and Parker Reed

The Over Unders and Parker Reed performing live. Free admission and show kicks off at 8pm with two hours of live local music.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8pm Fri. Oct. 11

Squash Beer Release with Live Music: Nixon's Ghost

Seasonal beer release: Squash brew with earthy, spicy and caramely notes of the season. Live music from Nixon's Ghost at 8pm.

Zymurgy Brewing 624 Main Street. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8:30-10:30pm Fri. Oct. 11

Northern Saw-whet Owl Banding

Beaver Creek Bird banders will once again open the banding station to allow you to see these charismatic night flyers. They cannot guarantee that a bird will be caught during your visit; but you will be able to learn about the birds, their migration, and the banding process.

Citizen Science Center - Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Hwy K, Fall Creek

Cost: Donation

8:30-11:30pm Fri. Oct. 11

Late Night Jazz: Sue Orfield

Sue Orfield has been playing the saxophone for close to 40 years, with the last 10 or so right here in the Chippewa Valley. Her playing is informed by blues, joy, bluegrass, sadness, jazz, crazy, rock, and everything else she’s ever heard.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm-2am Fri. Oct. 11

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. Oct. 11

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

11pm Fri. Oct. 11

Fright Month Movie Series

Fright Month is back at Micon Cinemas. Classic scary movies every weekend in October. Reserve your seats in advance online. First weekend: Blair Witch Project. 2nd weekend: Friday the 13th. Third Weekend: Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window. Fourth Weekend: Pet Semetary.

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

Cost: $4

Age: 18+

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