Events For 12/31/2019

Tue. Dec. 31

Eau Claire Buddhist Study Group

Led by Lama Yeshe from the Hay River Buddhist Meditation Center in Ridgeland. Read, study and discuss Tibetan Buddhist teachings as presented in books by various authors. Meetings begin with a brief meditation followed by a review of the assigned reading and a discussion.

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

Cost: Free will donation

Age: All Ages

9-11:30am Tue. Dec. 31

New Year's Kids Bird Count

After learning about birds and binoculars, kids age 8–12 will go birding outside with bird mentors to record bird species and tabulate results. Kids ages 4-7 will participate in a craft and conduct their own survey at the bird feeders.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Cost: Members $5, Nonmembers $7 | Register by 12/24

Age: Ages 4 - 12

10am-noon Tue. Dec. 31

Annual CMEC Noon Year's Eve Celebration

Ring in the new year, the kid-friendly way. Featuring their most popular sparkly science, colorful noisemakers, the paint-your-own-face station, a photo booth, parachute playtime, confetti extravaganza, and a massive celebration around the clock tower as the party counts down to noon!

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

Cost: FREE with admission

11am-1pm Tue. Dec. 31

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-3:15pm Tue. Dec. 31

School's Out Open Skating

Session One 11:00am-1:00pm and Session Two 1:15pm-3:15pm.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4/session or $8 for both sessions

Age: All Ages

11am-noon Tue. Dec. 31

Family Bingo

Drop in during school break to play Bingo for fun and prizes!

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11:30am-1:45pm Tue. Dec. 31

School's Out Rink Rat Hockey

School's Out Rink Rat Youth Hockey! Ages 15+ are NOT allowed to skate at Rink Rats. Mite/Squirt (ages 7-10): 11:30am-12:30pm. Peewee/Bantam (ages 11-14): 12:45pm-1:45pm. Must have full equipment!

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass (1 Punch)

Age: Ages 7-10, Ages 11-14

noon-3:30pm Tue. Dec. 31

New Year's Eve Party with Balloon Drop

Kids admission includes rentals, playground (elementary age), balloon drop, 1 free adult with each paid child, free goodie bags, hats, and noisemakers to first 100 kids. Adult admission includes rentals and a 12 drink ticket. Skating ends at 3:15pm and balloon drop at 3:20pm.

High Roller Skating Center 3120 Melby Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 kids (2-17 year old), $5 for adults

noon-10pm Tue. Dec. 31

Get Illuminated

Light a candle to illuminate the start of 2020 and release 2019 to history. Each candle and your intentions will be placed in a luminaria and put outside the gallery on South Farwell. Help us light up the south side of downtown as we celebrate community, a new year and illuminations.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-4pm Tue. Dec. 31

Dabble Box Makerspace Lab

Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather craft, make music, create art or play games, the Dabble Box makerspace has something for you. Self-guided exploration with staff on hand to answer questions.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-3pm Tue. Dec. 31

Family Bingo

Drop in during school break to play Bingo for fun and prizes!

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-8:30pm Tue. Dec. 31

Roaring 20's British New Year's Eve at Duke & Dagger

Celebrate the British new year when; when its midnight in London it'll be 6pm here in WIsconsin. Live music and various performers featuring some 20s inspired songs. Champagne toast at 6pm Flapper dresses and 20s attire encouraged but not required.

The Duke and Dagger 120 6th Avenue West, Menomonie

Cost: Reservations highly encouraged

5pm Tue. Dec. 31

New Year Gaming Bash

The Eau Claire Board Game Group is teaming up with Clairemont Comics to throw an all night gaming bash. Board Games, RPG's, and Magic: The Gathering will be available. Sparkling juice and TV ball drop at midnight.

Clairemont Comics 2215 Fairfax St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5pm Tue. Dec. 31

New Year's Eve Party at Loopy's

Welcome 2020 with a night of fun at Loopy's. 5PM Volleyball Tournament. DJ Requests & Karaoke. Random Prize Wheel. Cash, Gift Cards, And Prize. Balloon Drop At Midnight. Free Shots Every Hour 8pm. Champagne At Midnight.

Loopy's Grill and Saloon 10691 Business 29, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

5:30-10pm Tue. Dec. 31

Comedy Night featuring Costaki Economopoulos

Ring in the new year at Stout Ale House with comedian Costaki Economopoulos. Opening act: Bryan Miller. VIP Dinner Buffet: 5:30-7pm, Doors (Non Buffet): 7:30pm, Opener: 8:30pm, and Headliner: 9:30pm.

Stout Ale House & Broadway Bowl 1501 N. Broadway St., Menomonie

Cost: $15 GA, $25 VIP, $55 VIP with dinner buffet

5:45-7:30pm Tue. Dec. 31

Eau Claire Buddhist Study Group

Led by Lama Yeshe from the Hay River Buddhist Meditation Center in Ridgeland, WI. Read, study and discuss Tibetan Buddhist teachings as presented in books by various authors. Meetings begin with a brief meditation followed by a review of the assigned pages.

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

Cost: $20 monthly free will donation

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Tue. Dec. 31

Amp Quiz Trivia at Gilligan'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.

Gilligan's 2542 8 1/4 Avenue, Chetek

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6-9pm Tue. Dec. 31

Rock'N New Year's Family Skate

Open Skating, DJ, Balloon Drop with Prizes, Skating Obstacle Course, Boot Games, and Hot Chocolate Bar! Includes skate rental. Limited number of skates available. Participants encouraged to bring own skates.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4/person or City Pass (1 Punch)

Age: All Ages

6:30-10:30pm Tue. Dec. 31

Prelude to an Eve: New Year's Eve with Troppo Big Band Jazz Orchestra

Big band jazz is improvisational, it celebrates personal freedom and encourages individual expression. Ring in the New Year with the Chippewa Valley’s best big band jazz orchestra. Come early and enjoy a variety of appetizers along with a full bar to start the evening off right.

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

Cost: Adults $16, Seniors $15, Youth $9

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Tue. Dec. 31

Amp Quiz Trivia at the Tomahawk Room

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.

Tomahawk Room 306 N. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-9pm Tue. Dec. 31

Amp Quiz Trivia at Sammy'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.

Sammy's Pizza 2812 London Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-11pm Tue. Dec. 31

Comedy Night Featuring Mark Poolos, John Russell and Kevin Cahak

Nationally touring comedians Mark Poolos, John Russell and Kevin Cahak will help you kick off the New Year the right way with a night of hilarious comedy.

Best Western PLUS Eau Claire Conference Center 3340 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $20 advance, $25 at the door

7:30-9pm Tue. Dec. 31

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+

8pm Tue. Dec. 31

Live Music: "The Part Time Duo"

Full of great cover songs that are great to sing and dance to, sprinkled with their own brand of comedy. They play a wide variety of music but play to what is catered to the crowd. Classic rock, oldies, country, 80s, 90s, and modern hits. A very fun, fast paced, light hearted show.

Eagle's Club 2588 Hallie Rd., Chippewa Falls

8pm Tue. Dec. 31

New Year's Even Stand Up Comedy Show

Come laugh with us before you kick off the New Year at midnight! With special out of town guests, prize giveaways, and a stacked line up of locals. Seating is limited. Buy in advance, and save at the door, AND get a free drink. Dance party until 1am following the show.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 advance (comes with a free drink!), $15 at the door

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

8pm Tue. Dec. 31

New Year's Eve At The Lismore

The Lismore is hosting its first ever New Years Party. Tickets include one drink voucher, a complimentary champagne toast at midnight and a deluxe hors d'oeuvres buffet to keep you satiated as you dance the night away to the energizing tunes of Blue Water Kings from Minneapolis. Event ends at 1am.

The Lismore 333 Gibson Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $55+

Age: 21+

8pm Tue. Dec. 31

Free Rocking New Years Eve Bash at Every Buddy's Bar

Featuring Entropy O.A.C., Sin7, and Tuthill Music (Featuring Jason of VIA) for a night of rock and metal. Doors open at 8pm, and a new year's breakfast is served at 1am.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Tue. Dec. 31

Live Music: Last Open Road

LOR is a 4-piece band playing rock/blues music from the 60's forward. Together for a decade, expect a tight sound of unique tunes suited for the dancing or listening crowd.

Paradise Shores 26364 CTH M, Holcombe

9pm Tue. Dec. 31

Live Music: Day Old Bread

Day Old Bread, aka The DOB, is a “darn near legendary Eau Claire jam band." The DOB will be bread-spreading their extra-special recipe of love, groove, roots rock, funk, and mayhem all over The Mousetrap and patrons on NYE.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Tue. Dec. 31

Live Music: Nick Foytik and the Billy Bobs

Celebrate New Years Eve with Nick Foytick and the Billy Bobs at the Brass Lantern Pub & Grill.

The Brass Lantern Pub and Grill 130 Fleet Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Tue. Dec. 31

New Years Eve at 1st & Goal

Featuring music from Southside Sounds, a country based DJ with a mix of rock and hip-hop.

1st and Goal Saloon 29 E Park Ave., Chippewa Falls

9pm Tue. Dec. 31

New Years Eve at Sandbar with Sean Jordan

Sean Jordan is an acoustic/electric guitar player and singer-songwriter from Black River Falls, WI. He performs a wide variety of covers ranging from John Mayer, Stevie Ray, John Prine, and Bob Seger, to acoustic takes on pop tunes. Expect to hear a mix of pop, blues and folk.

SandBar & Grill 17643 50th Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Ongoing Events For 12/31/2019

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