Events For 01/18/2020

9am-noon Sat. Jan. 18

ACT Test Preparation

Help your high school student get better prepared for the ACT through one-on-one attention by expert instructors. This holistic course provides a comprehensive review of the test, but also focuses in on the specific subject matters that will be covered.

UW Eau Claire Campus 105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $199

Age: Grades 10-12

9-9:30am Sat. Jan. 18

Bird Feeder Workshop

Bring the kids to create a birdfeeder for your yard. They will have everything you need to create a peanut butter pinecone birdfeeder. The workshop is an open house, make-it take-it set up.

Down To Earth Garden Center 6025 Arndt Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: $3/birdfeeder

9am-noon Sat. Jan. 18

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-1pm Sat. Jan. 18

Menomonie Farmer's Market - Winter Market

Local producers only farmer's market featuring Menomonie area farmers, bakeries, food producers and artists. Free parking.

Raw Deal 603 S. Broadway St., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9-9:30am Sat. Jan. 18

Little Artists

Participants will create works of art as they learn and practice techniques such as a drawing, painting and sculpture. This program will introduce several concepts in a fun, hands-on, age-appropriate way, including color, form, texture, dimensions and so much more.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $30 members, $40 non-members

Age: Ages 3-5

9am-3pm Sat. Jan. 18

Braxton's Bobber Bash Ice Fishing Tournament

Ice fishing tournament. Event t-shirt with registration by 12/29. Prizes in five fish categories, raffle prizes, 50/50 raffle, heated tent, concessions. Proceeds benefit Star Legacy Foundation, dedicated to stillbirth awareness, prevention, research and providing family support.

Lake Menomin, Menomonie

Cost: $30 adults $20 kids 12 and under

9am-6pm Sat. Jan. 18

Boat & RV Show

Area's largest display of boats & RVs. 7 dealers, over 30 brands, 3 days. Over 80 units on display. Concessions available. Fishing seminars on Sat & Sun. Register to win door prizes.

Chippewa Valley Expo Center 5150 Old Mill Plaza, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

10am-4pm Sat. Jan. 18

Pine Cone Bird Feeder Workshop

Bring the kids to create a peanut butter pinecone birdfeeder for your yard. The workshop is an open house, make-it take-it set up.

Down To Earth Garden Center 6025 Arndt Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: $3/birdfeeder

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. Jan. 18

Friends of the Library Book Sale

A wide variety of non-fiction, children's, adult fiction, & young adult books, audiobooks, music CDs & DVDs. A bag sale on Saturday and Sunday will feature discount pricing.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-1pm Sat. Jan. 18

Weekend Brunch: Shane Leonard

A farm-focused weekend brunch (served 7am-1pm) with lively instrumental tunes from Leonard. The kitchen offers an array of midwestern and other brunch classics, and from the bar pick from a variety of classic and original morning drinks.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15am Sat. Jan. 18

Family Storytime

All storytimes feature an assortment of stories, rhymes, fingerplays, flannels, music, and movement. No registration required.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30-11:30am Sat. Jan. 18

BYO Book Club

BYO Book Club is a new, non-traditional discussion group for adults. Instead of reading a predetermined title, participants meet to talk about what they’re currently reading and get suggestions for new titles to try.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11-11:45am Sat. Jan. 18

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.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 5 and under with an adult

11am-3pm Sat. Jan. 18

Free Fishing Event

Meet at Ojibwa Golf & Bowl for a day of fishing instruction and learn how to ice fish! Each child will receive free fishing poles and bait while supplies last. Chippewa Rod & Gun Club will be there to help you from casting to eating your fish!

Ojibwa Golf & Bowl 8140 136th St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-3pm Sat. Jan. 18

Family Fest 2020

A fun-filled day with plenty of energy and excitement for families to enjoy together. A Petting Zoo, Inflatables, a Doggy Demo, Family Interactive Games, DJ Entertainment, and Vendor Area.

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

Cost: $5 for Children and Adults; Children 2 and under are Free

Age: All Ages

11-11:30am Sat. Jan. 18

Meditation Free Group Session

There are so many incredible physical and mental health benefits of meditation. If you are new to meditation and want to get some pointers, or you just want to meditate side-by-side other calm souls, come to this always free session!

Inner Peace University 505 S. Dewey St., Suite 108, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-2:30pm Sat. Jan. 18

WriteLab

Allows for collaboration and idea-sharing as our group will help each other through the creative process by providing ideas and opinions while participating in fun and challenging writing activities and prompts.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $20 member, $30 community

Age: Ages 11-16

1-2:01pm Sat. Jan. 18

Things that Go Bump When You Write: BJ Hollars

On Monsters, Martians, and the Search for the Truth in the Strange. A little bit X-Files, a little bit Ghostbusters, and a whole lot Sherlock Holmes, Hollars will describe his efforts to get to the bottom of many of our most tangled tales.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

1-4pm Sat. Jan. 18

Learn to Crochet a Beanie

Learn how to crochet a standard beanie. This is a beginner class, but you need to be comfortable with the double crochet stitch. Materials are not included and available for purchase in the shop. Pre-Registration is required. Space is limited.

Tangled Up in Hue 505 S. Barstow St., Suite B, Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: Ages 16+

1-4pm Sat. Jan. 18

Art Class with Schaefer & Miles

An inspiring drawing and painting session for the artistic and not so artistic. Explore the painting or drawing media of your choice: Watercolor, Acrylic, Oil, Pastels, Pencil, Charcoal, ink and colored pencil, this is your studio time with co-creatives.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road Suite 15, Eau Claire

Cost: $35-40 with Supplies

Age: Adult and Teen

5pm Sat. Jan. 18

134th Annual Silver Mine Invitational

The 134th Silver Mine Invitational is an exciting international ski jumping competition. Watch top skiers from the US, Norway, Finland, Slovenia, Canada & other countries. Full schedule available online.

Silver Mine Ski Jump 2900 Silvermine Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 in advance; $15 at the door; 12 & under is FREE

5-10pm Sat. Jan. 18

The Good, the Bad and the Bearded Western Comedy Show

Join The Bearded Company as they create a completely improvised adventure in the Wild West. Greed pushed them this far, what will push them further? Gold, guns or each other?

Paradise Shores 26364 CTH M, Holcombe

Cost: $30 Dinner and show

Age: PG-13

5-8pm Sat. Jan. 18

Candle Light Snowshoe Hike at Centennial Park

Altoona Parks & Rec. Dept. and CORBA are pleased to present the annual Candle Light Snowshoe Hike on the off road trails in Centennial Park. BYO snowshoes, but a few pairs are available to use. Sleds or flat bottom toboggans for the little ones are welcome. Bonfire and hot cocoa.

Centennial Park Spooner Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Sat. Jan. 18

Murder, Medium Rare

What a glorious night for noted cookbook author and critic Marjorie Richmond! All her family and friends have gathered at a gala in her honor. But not everyone is there to celebrate Marjorie and when she’s murdered, it’s up to the audience to solve the case. Ticket includes dinner and interactive show.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $30

7pm Sat. Jan. 18

Bill Engvall

Bill Engvall comes to Pablo Center, showcasing his iconic brand of observational satire that is as relatable as it is laugh-out-loud funny.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $49

7pm Sat. Jan. 18

Live Music: Flaming Doublewides

The Flaming Doublewides return to the Acoustic Cafe with a slew of brand new tunes by Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Lesley Gore, CCR, and more.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Sat. Jan. 18

Live Music: Kevin & Austin Lombardo

Don't miss this amazing acoustic duo, with their wide variety of music.

The Red Mixer 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7:30pm Sat. Jan. 18

Chippewa Valley Theater Guild: Agatha Christie: A Murder is Announced

An announcement in the local newspaper states the time and place a murder is to occur. What follows is a classic Agatha Christie puzzle with twists and turns, mixed motives and concealed identities that only the amazing Miss Marple can uncover.

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

Cost: $25 GA, $12 youth/student

7:30pm Sat. Jan. 18

7th Annual Eau Claire Improv Festival

Headliner: Immediate Musical, featuring Chicago's top comedic actors from The Second City improvising a complete musical based on a single audience suggestion. Local groups Memorial High School Improv, Shambles, and Minneapolis based Glassworks Improv will open the night.

The Metro 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 advance, $30 door

7:30pm Sat. Jan. 18

Live Music: Sam Ness

His alternative folk sound resonates with listeners everywhere. His immense talent, combined with his smooth husky vocals, makes him a favorite artist at every venue he performs. He is quickly building a huge fan base and performs don’t miss acoustic performance.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

8pm Sat. Jan. 18

2 Non Blondes

Live music by 2 Non-Blondes.

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

Cost: $5

9pm Sat. Jan. 18

Bill Engvall

Bill Engvall comes to Pablo Center, showcasing his iconic brand of observational satire that is as relatable as it is laugh-out-loud funny.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $49

9pm-1am Sat. Jan. 18

Live Music: Contingency

Rock 'n roll covers from the 70s to today.

O'Leary's Pub 809 W. Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

10pm Sat. Jan. 18

Cowboy Jack's After Dark

Dance the night away every Saturday night at Cowboy Jack's! Live DJ, dancing, karaoke, and happy hour all begin at 10pm.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Ongoing Events For 01/18/2020

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Artology

Every Day until Mar. 14, 8:30am-10:30pm

Events with Tickets

tickets are available online

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