Events For 11/09/2019

8-9am Sat. Nov. 9

Momma Strong Bootcamp

Variable intensity bootcamp style class focused on all levels of fitness for expecting, current, or future moms. Targeted towards toning muscle, reducing body fat, and loaded with nutrition and fitness advice from a certified nutrition and fitness coach.

Lake Wissota Family Chiropractic 107 N Bridge Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10 drop-in or 6 classes for $50

Age: 18+

8am-5pm Sat. Nov. 9

Eau Claire's 31st Annual Hmong New Year

Immerse yourself in authentic Hmong culture through couples "ball toss", performing arts, vendors, and of course plenty of food. Dress code is semi-formal and traditional attire is highly recommended.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $4 GA

9am-noon Sat. Nov. 9

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-4pm Sat. Nov. 9

4th Annual Eau Claire Global Market

Fair trade handcrafted products and food items from more than 40 countries, promoting sustainable livelihoods and community development. Food and beverages representing our global community will also be available.

First Congregational UCC 310 Broadway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

9-11am Sat. Nov. 9

Family Literacy Event

Highlighting the books of Eric Carle such as ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’, ‘Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?’, ‘The Grouchy Ladybug’, and more. Literacy-based activities for children of infant-8 years old. Book giveaways, storytimes, snacks, and local literacy resources.

Chippewa Valley Technical College 620 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9am-3pm Sat. Nov. 9

Christmas in the Northwoods Craft and Bake Sale

Basket Raffle, Full Lunch Menu, Huge Bake Sale, Over 60 different vendors with a variety of handmade crafts.

Northwoods Elementary School 3600 Northwoods Lane, Eau Claire

Cost: $2 per person (children 12 and under are free)

Age: All Ages

10-11:15am Sat. Nov. 9

Saturday Morning Playgroup at FRC

Play 'N' Learn family playgropus are a free, fun, interactive experience that children and their parents or other caregivers can enjoy together. Saturday morning playgroups are held the second Saturday each month. Space is limited.

Family Resource Center for Eau Claire County 4800 Golf Rd., Suite 450, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 0-5

10am Sat. Nov. 9

Winter Porch Pot Classes

Adorn your front porch with a fresh evergreen winter porch pot.

May’s Floral Garden 3424 Jeffers Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

10am-5pm Sat. Nov. 9

Valley Art Gallery Open House

Get an early start on your holiday shopping with unique one of a kind gifts while enjoying an afternoon of artistic activities. Children and adults will be engaged in face painting, journal making and creative make and take gems. Beverages and fall treats will be available all day.

Valley Art Gallery 304 North Bridge Street ., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. Nov. 9

Ski Swap

Bring in your unwanted skis, snowshoes, or snowboard gear, and Spring Street Sports will sell it the day of the swap. Get cash for your gear or buy yourself gear, with 15% of all sales going to the EC Ski Striders for trail development in the Chippewa Valley.

Spring Street Sports 12 W. Spring St., Chippewa Falls

10:15-10:35am Sat. Nov. 9

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. Nov. 9

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

10:30am Sat. Nov. 9

Giant Games Week

Try your hand at giant-sized family games, available on a drop-in basis all week.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am Sat. Nov. 9

Cuentos: Tales From the Latino World

Cuentos paints a vivid picture of the people and rich cultures of the Spanish-speaking world with colorful tales from the Caribbean, South America, and the Bronx. Funny, touching, and exciting storytelling for the whole family, Cuentos is a great introduction to the marvelous world of Latinx literature and culture.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 Adults; $10 for children under 12

11-11:45am Sat. Nov. 9

Toddler- Caregiver Movement Class

Help your toddler move through the developmental stages of movement and increase their capacity for learning. The class will tire their bodies and allow them to move creatively. For Ages 5 and under with a participating adult.

Anandaworks Wellness Education Center 320 Putnam St Ste 123, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 5 and under with parent

11am-2pm Sat. Nov. 9

Chicken BBQ for Feed My People Food Bank

Fresh cooked grilled chicken meal with coleslaw, and a choice of potato salad or chips for $8 and the option of a new teavana drink or water for an additional $2. Drive thru or sit down. Proceeds benefit Feed My People Food Bank.

Brickhouse Pub & Grub - Bar & Banquet Hall 2233 Birch St, Eau Claire

Cost: $8-10

Age: All Ages

1pm Sat. Nov. 9

Cribbage Tournament

Sign up starts at 11am. Game starts at 1pm. Best 2 out of 3 will advance to a single elimination tournament. With prizes for 1st - 4th place winners.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

1-2pm Sat. Nov. 9

Author and Photographer, Bruce Siebold

“Seasons on Eighty Acres” provides a compendium of Siebold’s favorite nature photos taken over these many years. This beautifully printed coffee-table style book includes original poetry, stories of the land and shares the author’s passion for celebrating and protecting the land for future generations.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: Free, Books will be available for purchase

1:30pm Sat. Nov. 9

Memorial High School Theater: Shrek the Musical

Based on the hit 2001 animated film, Shrek the musical is the story of a hulking green ogre with a sour attitude on a quest to get his home back by rescuing a princess.

Memorial High School 2225 Keith St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA, FREE for ECASD students

2-3pm Sat. Nov. 9

The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald: The Ship, the Storm, and the Song

Steve Ackerman, a professor of atmospheric and oceanic sciences, an expert in the area of satellite meteorology, a field largely invented at UW–Madison. He is well known as an accomplished researcher, teacher and communicator of the science of weather and climate.

Augusta Memorial Public Library 113 North Stone St, Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-9pm Sat. Nov. 9

3rd Annual Eau Claire World Film Festival

Bringing more of the best documentaries, feature films, shorts & animated films from around the world. Schedule on their website.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 for friday, $15 for saturday, or $25 for both days

4-5:15pm Sat. Nov. 9

Poems and Songs for Earth

Jan Carroll and Lee Mynett will present poems and songs on Earth and environmental issues.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 donation at the door

Age: All Ages

4-7pm Sat. Nov. 9

Spirits in the Night Wine & Craft Beer Tasting

Sampling of fine wines, beers and bloody mary mixes. Includes appetizers, desserts and raffles. Ridgeland Area Library Fundraiser.

Ridgeland Community Center 200 Diamond Street, Ridgeland

Cost: $20 in advance, $25 at the door

Age: 21+

5pm Sat. Nov. 9

Fairest's Grand Gala

3 finalists compete to become the fairest of the fair. Doors open at 5pm, Dinner at 6pm with the coronation program to follow. Door prizes, raffles, and a live auction. Tickets are $25/person which includes a full meal, and dessert. Cash bar available.

Avalon Hotel & Conference Center 1009 W. Park Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25

7-9:30pm Sat. Nov. 9

Pat Donohue and the Prairie All Stars

An all-star night of music with Pat Donohue, Richard Kriehn, Gary Raynor, Dan Newton, and Peter Johnson. This stellar group of musicians, all former members of the Guys All-Star Shoe Band, play rock-a-billy to blues to folk and give the audience a great night of music and fun.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: Reserved $20, $23 At the Door (only until Sold Out)

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Sat. Nov. 9

Live Music: We Are The Willows (solo)

An orchestral indie band from South Minneapolis. With songs drawing from family history, mental health, and existentialism, Peter’s unique counter tenor floats over strummed and plucked guitar strings to create moments of contemplation and wonder.

Brewery Nonic 621 4th St. W, Menomonie

7pm Sat. Nov. 9

Belly Blast Belly Dance

Warm your heart and bellies throughout the night at the Spirit-Heart Belly Blast belly dance show. From swords to baskets to drumming to zaghareets, the night will be full of fantastic music and heartfelt dancing.

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

Cost: FREE

7pm Sat. Nov. 9

Hairica 2019: Elements

An evening of hair, gourmet food & drinks, all to support a great cause. Get dressed up for a 40s & 50s rockabilly-inspired pin-up runway show featuring 30 models, silent auction, music, and fun. Benefits the Disabled American Veterans (DAV).

The Metro 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 advance, $40 at the door

7:30pm Sat. Nov. 9

Stefan Geisinger Band

The Stefan Geisinger Band plays some original tunes along with recognizable covers from blues guitar greats like Stevie Ray Vaughan, Albert King, Hendrix, Howling Wolf, and many more.

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

Cost: $12 adults, $11 seniors, $7 youth

7:30pm Sat. Nov. 9

Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)

Join these madcap men in tights as they weave their wicked way through all of Shakespeare’s Comedies, Histories and Tragedies in one wild and memorable ride that leaves audiences breathless and helpless with laughter.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

7:30pm Sat. Nov. 9

Chippewa Valley Theater Guild: Duck Hunter Shoots Angel

The uproarious story of two bumbling Alabama brothers who have never shot a duck but think they have just shot an angel. Chased by tabloid journalist, the play hilariously interweaves a love story, a sibling rivalry, the media, and cultural stereotypes.

The Grand Theatre 102 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $25 GA, $12 youth/student

8pm Sat. Nov. 9

Live Music: Howard Luedtke & Blue Max

A Western Wisconsin rock blues band, that performs all over Wisconsin and Minnesota. Many who have seen Howard and Blue Max have become fans of Howard’s talented slide guitar playing and the band’s rockin’ electric blues sound.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

9pm-2am Sat. Nov. 9

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+

Ongoing Events For 11/09/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

ACT Prep

Every Saturday until Nov. 16, 9am-noon

Kids Make Music

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

Events with Tickets