Events For 10/17/2019

Thu. Oct. 17

Wisconsin Science Festival

The Wisconsin Science Festival in Eau Claire hosts a number of seminars, workshops, and learning experiences for adults and kids to learn more about the world around them, showcasing the science in everyday life.

Various Locations

8am-8pm Thu. Oct. 17

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training (4 Month Program)

In this training, we dive into yoga philosophy, teaching methodology, anatomy & physiology, practice teaching, effective hands-on assists, cueing to the physical and spiritual level to deepen the students' experience, and ethics surrounding yoga and truthfulness. This is a vinyasa based teacher training that empowers trainees to find their own voice while upholding respected yogic traditions.

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

Cost: $2,800 (paid in full)

9-11:30am Thu. Oct. 17

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

11am-1pm Thu. Oct. 17

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. Oct. 17

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. Oct. 17

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. Oct. 17

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

1-4pm Thu. Oct. 17

Art Class Painting Schaefer/Miles

Adults and teens welcome. Follow along as you paint your own idea from start to finish. Beginner to Advanced. Tips and Techniques. Creative Camaraderie. Tips and techniques -Acrylic, Oil Painting- Pastel, Charcoal, Pencil Drawing.

Schaefer Miles Studio at Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $40

Age: Teen and Adult

2:30-3pm Thu. Oct. 17

Pop Up Science: Draw a Circuit

Museum Playologists have several different fun and interactive science kits to break out with kids and explore all things STEAM-related. This week we'll learn how to draw a circuit.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

3:30-5pm Thu. Oct. 17

Tween Scene

Come, create, and hang out with other tweens (grades 3-6). Tween Scene is a weekly drop-in series featuring a different activity each week, from art to technology and beyond.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 3-6

4-5pm Thu. Oct. 17

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

4-5pm Thu. Oct. 17

The Science of Life After Death: Organ Donation

Come learn more about the inspiring story of organ, tissue and eye donation.  Talk with local providers, organ donor family members and recipients to discuss the impact of organ donation and discover the truths about organ and tissue donation.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 15+

5-6pm Thu. Oct. 17

Groundwater and Wetlands: The Hidden Links

This talk is part of the 2019 Wisconsin Science Festival. This talk discusses the principles of wetland hydrology and explores the links between wetlands and groundwater that are often overlooked. Kenneth Bradbury is currently the Director of the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey, and Wisconsin’s State Geologist.

Augusta Memorial Public Library 113 North Stone St, Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-8pm Thu. Oct. 17

Empower Me: Free Women's Health Seminar

A free women's health seminar hosted by Marshfield Health System for the Chippewa Valley.

29 Pines Hotel and Convention Center 5872 33rd Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

5-8pm Thu. Oct. 17

Empower Me: Breast Cancer Recovery

Educational displays, booths staffed by medical experts in a wide spectrum of breast cancer and other women's health topics. Dr. Teresa Gonzaga will speak on breast reconstruction surgery. Hors d’ oeuvres & beverages will be served, and door prizes awarded.

29 Pines Hotel and Convention Center 5872 33rd Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-7:30pm Thu. Oct. 17

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

5:30-9pm Thu. Oct. 17

Ravioli Making Class: United Way Friendraiser

An evening of tiramisu, fresh pasta dough, and all kinds of secret recipes.

The Community Table 320 Putnam St., Eau Claire

Cost: $35/each, or $30 with volunteering discount

Age: 21+

5:30pm Thu. Oct. 17

14th Annual Bountiful Harvest Dinner

Buffet style dinner with venison, elk, turkey, fish, and chicken entrees. Raffle drawings follow dinner. Featured speaker: Steve Betchkal, ornithologist, environmentalist, and Emmy & Murrow Award-winning journalist. 

Hope Lutheran Church 2226 Eddy Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: $20

5:30-7:30pm Thu. Oct. 17

Little Kids Big Emotions

Learn to develop an empathetic and supportive response to children’s overwhelming emotions, without becoming overwhelmed yourself. Free meal at 5:30pm, followed by a presentation at 6pm on helping your little kids manage big emotions. Registration is required.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Adults

5:30-7:30pm Thu. Oct. 17

Jenny Knipfer Book Release

Jenny Knipfer, Elk Mound author, will present "Blue Moon," the second in her series that began with "Ruby Moon."

Bookends on Main 214 E. Main St., Menomonie

6-8pm Thu. Oct. 17

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. Oct. 17

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+

6-8:30pm Thu. Oct. 17

Fiber Arts – Needle Felting

Get a chance to work with one of the oldest known textile fabrics in this hands-on needle felting program. Over the three weeks, you’ll create both 2D and 3D projects that you can keep for yourself or give as a gift for an upcoming holiday.

UW-Eau Claire Campus: Haas Fine Arts Center, Room 301 121 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $139 early registration, $159 standard

6-8pm Thu. Oct. 17

Regional HATCH 2019

Entrepreneurs will each have five minutes to pitch their case to a panel of judges and a live audience about their business ideas. In addition, the audience has a chance to evaluate and vote for their favorite idea alongside the judges.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

6-10pm Thu. Oct. 17

SOLD OUT: LISTEN: Billy Krause and Laura Hugo

LISTEN is a listening room concert series presenting original material from solo acoustic singer-songwriters in a cozy quiet space. 6-7pm Social hour, 7-7:45pm Billy Krause, 8:15-9pm Laura Hugo, and 9-10pm Social hour

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

Cost: $10 + fee

Age: 10+

6-7pm Thu. Oct. 17

The Science of Art: Turkey Carving and Calling

Join Dave Constantine, a well-respected wildlife artist, as he explains how science and art is found all around you, even in turkeys.

Chippewa Valley Eye Clinic 2715 Damon Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Thu. Oct. 17

Eating For Your Hormones with Dr. Beth Westie

At this workshop, ladies can learn to avoid life-consuming diets by adapting meals to the monthly hormonal cycle.

Carlson Chiropractic Clinic 3119 Golf Road, Ste 103, Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Thu. Oct. 17

Little Dancing Stars - Fitness Dance Classes

Get up and get moving building strong muscles and bones, enjoying music song and dance. While following direction taking turns yet building their confidence. The classes are structured for the dancers to gain many uses threw their years of school events and more.

Jean Marie's School of Dance 31 West Spring Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $36 each month

Age: Starting age 3 years and older

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Oct. 17

Eating For Your Hormones

An evening with Dr. Beth Westie, DC, the author of The Female Fat Solution & The Female Menopause Solution, books geared toward helping your maximize your fat loss with the power of food.

Carlson Chiropractic Clinic 3119 Golf Road, Ste 103, Eau Claire

Cost: $29

Age: Women

6:45pm Thu. Oct. 17

Thursday Night: Open Jam

Join the Stone's Throw for local talent or take the stage yourself. Everyone is welcome.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-9pm Thu. Oct. 17

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. Oct. 17

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. Oct. 17

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+

7-9:30pm Thu. Oct. 17

Creepy Creatures Film Series: Creature from the Black Lagoon

A prehistoric beast lurks in the Amazonian jungle. A group of scientists tries to capture the animal and bring it back to civilization. Outdoors, weather permitting, otherwise, in the Holtby Auditorium. Lawn chairs and blankets encouraged. Themed costumes encouraged with prizes for best costumes! Popcorn and beverages will be available.

Rassbach Museum 1820 Wakanda Street, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Parents discretion

7pm Thu. Oct. 17

Let's Be Honest - A (Scary) Grown-Up Storytelling Series

The night's theme is "Totally Ghostly: Frightful tales and family legends." Featured storytellers TBA. Your host will be Mike Paulus. At Let's Be Honest – V1's grownup storytelling series – some of the area's best writers and yarn-spinners take to the mic for a night of personal stories told live.

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

Cost: FREE

7pm Thu. Oct. 17

Live Music: Just Us

An acoustic duo that perform an eclectic acoustic mix of folk, original, and contemporary and classic rock. Their original music blends a Minnesota/North Shore sensibility with an urban/bluegrass-folk feel for a very unique sound.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-11pm Thu. Oct. 17

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

7:30-9pm Thu. Oct. 17

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. Oct. 17

Eau Claire Children's Theater: The Crucible

In this 1953 Tony Award® Winner for Best Play, a servant girl maliciously accuses a young farmer’s wife of witchcraft. The farmer brings the girl to court to admit the lie, but instead of saving his wife, he finds himself also accused of witchcraft and ultimately condemned with a host of others.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Admission Information Online

7:30-9pm Thu. Oct. 17

UWEC Wind Symphony and Symphony Band Concert

Dr. John R. Stewart, conductor and the Symphony Band, Dr. Phillip Ostrander, conductor, in concert. The program will feature works by Percy Grainger, John Mackey, Joan Tower, Julie Girous, Rosanne Etezady, Jocelyn Hagen, and more.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 gen admission, $0.50 youth 17 and under, and UWEC/CVTC students, plus ticket and facility fees

Age: All Ages

8:30pm Thu. Oct. 17

10,000 Laughs in Eau Claire: Carmen Lagala

Carmen's versatility of style is matched by her content, as she shifts easily between one-liners and stories about everything from serial killers to mittens made out of her dead dog. Doors at 8pm.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 adv, $15door

9pm-2am Thu. Oct. 17

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 Thu. Oct. 17

Karaoke at Cowboy Jack's

Sing the night away at Cowboy Jack's every Thursday from 9-midnight for Karaoke night.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Ongoing Events For 10/17/2019

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

Kids Make Music

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

Play & Learn

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