Events For 10/18/2019

Fri. Oct. 18

StartUp 48 - Business Start-Up Event

A weekend-long event where individuals come together and learn what it takes to be in a start-up business, by creating one! During this 48 hours, teams will start with an idea and create a product ready to be launched into the marketplace.

Jamf 215 Riverfront Terr., Eau Claire

Cost: $85 per person, military & student discounts available

Age: 18+

Fri. Oct. 18

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 Fri. Oct. 18

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 Fri. Oct. 18

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. 18

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. Oct. 18

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-8pm Fri. Oct. 18

Sports Memorabilia, Coin & Autograph Show

Sports Card, Memorabilia, Coin & Autograph Show. A great 40+ table show. Buying, selling, and trading. Plus autographs of former Packer and Badger greats: David Robinson, Ron Dayne, and more.

Macy's 4800 Golf Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-6pm Fri. Oct. 18

Fall Fest 2019

Friday: Craft show. Saturday, Craft show from 9am-2pm, vintage baseball game at noon, bluegrass jam at 6:30pm. Beer available from Bloomer, Valkyrie, and Sand Creek Breweries. Concessions for sale, and chili cookoff at noon.

The Old School/Sand Creek Arts Center E9311 County Road I, Sand Creek

Cost: Free admission

Age: All ages

11-11:30am Fri. Oct. 18

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. 18

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. 18

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+

noon Fri. Oct. 18

Beer Release Party with Another August

This seasonal ale has warming flavors from ginger, nutmeg, cardamom, brown sugar, cloves, and allspice. Autumn in a glass, with a nice smooth creamy delicious tasting beer. 100+ lbs of local squash were used in this 5BBL batch. Live music from Another August at 8pm.

Zymurgy Brewing 624 Main Street. E, Menomonie

Age: 21+

1-4pm Fri. Oct. 18

Optimum Therapies - FREE Pain & Movement Consultations

Optimize your movement with the expertise of a physical therapist. 
Schedule a FREE 20-minute Pain & Movement consultation. Call one of these locations today to schedule.

Optimum Therapies, LLC 517 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-11pm Fri. Oct. 18

Baltic Porter Returns

Lazy Monk's Baltic Porter is a smooth dark delicious and big bier. Robust yet restrained in flavor, you’ll taste notes of caramel and toffee.

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

Cost: FREE to attend

3-4pm Fri. Oct. 18

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 LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

5-8pm Fri. Oct. 18

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

5-9pm Fri. Oct. 18

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

5-7:30pm Fri. Oct. 18

St Mark Trunk or Treat

There will be family-friendly trick or treating in the parking lot as kids can trick or treat from decorated cars. A petting zoo will be in the parking lot too. Then come inside to the gym where we will have music, hot dogs, popcorn, drinks, and facepainting. Fun for the whole family.

St. Mark Lutheran Church and School 3307 State Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Oct. 18

8th Annual Teen Monster Ball

Must be 11-17 years old to attend. Permission slip required, which can be downloaded and printed out online.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 11-17

6-8pm Fri. Oct. 18

Living With a Terminal Illness

The Wisconsin Science Festival brings you Kurt Jacobson, former pastor for 28 years at Trinity Lutheran Church in Eau Claire. He has benefited from a new, targeted therapy that has pushed his cancer into remission. He will speak about hope and his experience living life with a terminal diagnosis.

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

Cost: FREE

6pm Fri. Oct. 18

Live Music: OverTime with The Blue Collar Soldiers Band

Following his 2018 Billboard Charting album "United We Stand", OverTime has turned things up a notch with the addition of The Blue Collar Soldiers Band.

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

Cost: $15 advance, $20 door

Age: 21+

6-8pm Fri. Oct. 18

The Science of Beer & Barbeque

Dive deep into the genius behind brewing a good beer, from the biology of raw materials through chemical reactions in the brewing process. Then experience how additional complex chemical reactions of water, wood smoke, and meat make a flavorful BBQ.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Fri. Oct. 18

Schlegelmich House Escape Room with Tactical Escape 101

Find clues, solve puzzles, and escape the spooky, historic room before the timer hits zero. Proceeds benefit Chippewa Valley Museum. Group size must be a minimum of 4 people. Advance bookings required.

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

Cost: $35 per person

Age: 16+

6-10pm Fri. Oct. 18

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+

7-10pm Fri. Oct. 18

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. 18

Lake Holcombe Haunted Trail

The Haunted Trail is ready to bring your biggest fears to life. Tickets and entrance will be at the football concession stand behind the Lake Holcombe School.

Lake Holcombe School 27331 262nd Ave, Holcombe

Cost: $6

Age: 12+

7-10pm Fri. Oct. 18

Swingin' at McDonell with Troppo Big Band

Come out for a fun filled night of dancing and games with live music from the Chippewa Valley’s very own Troppo Big Band. There will be concessions and drinks available to purchase along with cash games. Supports the McDonell Band trip to Nashville 2020.

McDonell Area Catholic High School 1316 Bel Air Blvd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Pre sale tickets $15/person or $25/ couple

Age: Adult

7pm Fri. Oct. 18

UWEC Film Series: "Hocus Pocus"

After moving to Salem, Mass., teenager Max explores an abandoned house with his sister and their new friend, Allison. After dismissing a story Allison tells as superstitious, Max accidentally frees a coven of evil witches who used to live in the house.

Woodland Theater, Davies Center UWEC 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA, $10 yearly pass, $20 yearly family pass

Age: Rated R

7pm Fri. Oct. 18

Live Music: Root Tappers

Root Tappers, an Eau Claire based acoustic-electric trio. Performing both originals and covers, Root Tappers plays folk, blues, country, and Americana. Eclectic, rootsy, and entertaining.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Fri. Oct. 18

Irish Jam Session

Fiddles, drums, whistles, banjo, all enjoying sets of music between sips of amazing bier. An informal jam session that will keep you entertained and having fun.

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

Cost: FREE

7-11pm Fri. Oct. 18

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

7-8:15pm Fri. Oct. 18

Morning in September - a Film by Sara Winter

This hour-long evening of short films features Director Sara Winter’s powerful A Morning in September, a meditation on grief and loss. The film includes footage shot on September 11 and immediately thereafter, set to a musical…

Davey J's Garage (Inside Banbury Place) 930 Galloway Street, Building 13, Suite 218, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 general public/$5 students

7-10pm Fri. Oct. 18

Live Music: Richard Ditchweed

A wide range of acoustic music featuring piano, guitar & vocals.

The Red Mixer 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7:30pm Fri. Oct. 18

Greg Gilbertson and Sue Orfield

Saxophonist Sue Orfield and guitarist/songwriter Greg Gilbertson put on an evening of music that is both homegrown and world-class, filled with improvisation and original music by each artist that has been specially arranged for this duo.

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

Cost: $15 adults, $14 seniors, $7 youth

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Oct. 18

Chippewa Valley Jazz Orchestra: Music of Harry Connick Jr.

Enjoy an evening of the music of Harry Connick, Jr. as performed by Adrian Klenz and the Chippewa Valley Jazz Orchestra. The Concert will include songs from throughout Connick's award-winning career as a performer and composer.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5-20

7:30pm Fri. Oct. 18

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. 18

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

7:30pm Fri. Oct. 18

UWEC A Capella Extravaganza

Features performances from UWEC's a capella groups!

UWEC Schofield Auditorium 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: Tickets on sale 9/19

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Oct. 18

Live Music: Tatum Mildred

Tatum Mildred plays soft, easy listening tunes.

Brewery Nonic 621 4th St. W, Menomonie

7:30pm Fri. Oct. 18

UWEC Theater: Company

Revolves around a single man unable to commit fully to a steady relationship, the five married couples who are his best friends, and his three girlfriends. Company is comprised of a number of short, musical vignettes linked by a celebration for Robert's 35th birthday.

Pablo Center at the Confluence - Jamf Theater 128 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Admission Fee Unknown

8-11pm Fri. Oct. 18

Live Music: Jenna Rae

A vocal powerhouse of energy packed into a compact frame. This Holmen, Wisconsin native is a natural born singer. Over the past few years she has been winning awards, and the hearts of fans throughout Wisconsin.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Fri. Oct. 18

Live Music: Another August

Menomonie-based singer songwriter couple write and play a tasteful mixture of acoustic folk and indie music written from life experiences and fragments of poetry.

Zymurgy Brewing 624 Main Street. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8-10pm Fri. Oct. 18

Gallery Music: Amanda Grace with Adelyn Rose

Amanda Grace has been described as "Thoughtful and contemplative singer, songwriter, and pianist with beguiling vocals and intimate, confessional lyrics” by the Mid West Music Fest. Adelyn Rose hails from Minneapolis and plays indie folk.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 advance, $12 door

8-10pm Fri. Oct. 18

Downtown Classics: Gremlins

Celebrate the 35th Anniversary of Gremlins at Micon Cinemas Downtown Budget Cinema. (Make a truly spooky night of it and catch the 11pm Fright Month Showing of Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window after Gremlins.)

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

Cost: $4

Age: 18+

8:30-11:30pm Fri. Oct. 18

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 Fri. Oct. 18

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. Oct. 18

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. 18

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

10pm Fri. Oct. 18

Live Music: Nick and Friends

An evening of blues with Bentley Harder and Bill Weiss.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

11pm Fri. Oct. 18

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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