Events For 01/31/2020

Fri. Jan. 31

Friday Night Games

Whether or not you're new to the hobby, venture down the rabbit hole of modern board gaming with the Eau Claire Board Game Group! An evening of selected games and people there to teach them! All skill levels and ages welcome (with parental discretion).

Clairemont Comics 2215 Fairfax St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Fri. Jan. 31

Dharma Talk

This 6 week series offers centering and inspiration for your weekend, and support with your vision for this year. Will include centering, guided meditation, and a brief talk about how the speaker felt called to this Dharma - duty or path - in this life.

Tuning Tree 515 South Barstow, Suite 117, Eau Claire

Cost: $15

Age: 13+

9-11:30am Fri. Jan. 31

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

10-11am Fri. Jan. 31

Meditation Introduction

This free session will explore schools of meditation, the struggles we face with meditation, and introduce helpful breathing techniques.

First Congregational UCC 310 Broadway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

10:15am Fri. Jan. 31

Preschool Storytime

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

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 3 and 4-year-olds and caregivers

10:30am-10:50pm Fri. Jan. 31

Little Learners Storytime

Short concept rich stories, singing, finger plays, puppets, movement and bubbles, all of which foster healthy brain development, enhance early language skills and nurture a love of reading in children.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth - 3 and caregiver

11am-1pm Fri. Jan. 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

11-11:30am Fri. Jan. 31

Growing Readers Storytime

Stories, songs, movement, and interactive learning activities that build pre-reading skills in your child, followed by an open activity/play period.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3+

2-2:45pm Fri. Jan. 31

FREE Senior Fitness Classes

Building Balance, Strength & Flexibility to prevent falls and regain independence. Plus, meet other local seniors. All abilities welcome.

Milestone Senior Living 5510 & 5512 Renee Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 55+

4:30-7pm Fri. Jan. 31

36th Annual Fish Boil

Held as part of the Immaculate Conception Parish's 7th Jubilee. Menu features red potatoes, carrots, onions, coleslaw, fish tacos, mac7 CHeese, Vienna bread, beverage, and an ice cream cup. All facilities are handicapped accessible. All carry-outs are $11.

Immaculate Conception Parish 1712 Highland Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $11 adults, $5 ages 6-12, FREE for children 5 and under

5-9pm Fri. Jan. 31

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

5-9:30pm Fri. Jan. 31

Knights of Columbus Progressive Bingo

Knights of Columbus 974 Progressive Bingo starting at 7pm, doors open at 5pm food and refreshments are available.

Knights of Columbus 236 Pumphouse Road, Chippewa Falls

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:30pm Fri. Jan. 31

Winter Youth Yoga

This class helps your child develop their personal practice and glean yoga tools that help them find strength, confidence, flexibility, and a channel for energy.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 2-6

6-9pm Fri. Jan. 31

Candlelight Ski

Three candlelit trails to choose from: cross-country ski, snowshoe or hike. Limited ski rentals available in advance from Stout Adventures and Simple Sports. Snowshoes provided free. Hot chocolate and a warm fire included. The event is held for walking if there is no snow.

Red Cedar State Trail Highway 29, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Fri. Jan. 31

Kickoff Fundraiser for The Foyer

See the Academy Award nominated documentary "Knife Skills" and support The Foyer, a nonprofit sober bar that will be located in the lobby of the State Theater. The Foyer will be peer-run by people involved in the justice system, offering an informal public place for community building, civic engagement, and social relaxation. A tavern without alcohol.

Jamf 215 Riverfront Terr., Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Fri. Jan. 31

Annual Candlelight Ski and Hike

Cross-Country Ski the candlelit Red Cedar State Trail from the depot to the lit ice wall. Snowshoe the candlelit trail in Riverside Park. Hike the candlelit Junction City Trail. Free hot chocolate, door prizes, bonfire. Bring your own skis for the red cedar trail, or a limited are available for rental at Stout Adventures. Snowshoes provided.

Riverside Park - Red Cedar Trail Depot Hwy 29, Menomonie

6pm Fri. Jan. 31

Knives Out

When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey dies just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc arrives at his estate to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Thrombey's untimely demise.

Applied Arts, Room 210 415 13th Avenue East, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:30pm Fri. Jan. 31

Reception for Joyce Cox: Burning the Canvas at Both Ends

Represents her most preferred current art medium, while habitually working long hours creating art out of pure enjoyment. Using a woodburning tool and a paint-wash technique, Joyce creates pieces on wood canvases that are influenced by her love for nature and animals.

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

Cost: FREE

7pm Fri. Jan. 31

Benefit for Bentley and Judy Harder

Stop by Stones Throw on Friday January 31st and support an inspiration to many in the Chippewa Valley music scene. 7 local bands taking the stage along with a silent auction. Featuring Wolves at the Door, Magdalena's Muse, Girl Band, Cry Babies, Shootin' Jack, Fat Cigar, and Wildcat.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: Donations welcome

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. Jan. 31

Live Music: Jeff White

Alt-Country, Western Folk & Variety of Classics. Live music every Tuesday, Thursday & Friday at Bridgewater Restaurant & Pub at The Avalon Hotel & Conference Center.

Bridgewater Restaurant and Pub 1009 W. Park Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Jan. 31

Unplugged at the Library Concert Series

A chance to see and hear great local musicians for free in a quiet, all ages alcohol free environment. Featuring great singer songwriters and bands from in and around Chippewa Falls who also can tell a great story and make connections with the audience and features all new artists.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Jan. 31

McDonell High School Musical: Guys and Dolls

A large and talented cast presents the classic Broadway musical comedy featuring New York gamblers and show girls as they are confronted by a Save-A-Soul Mission. This show marks 39th consecutive annual stage production at McDonell.

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

Cost: Adults $12 Students $6

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Jan. 31

UWEC Cabaret: Game Over

Upbeat and energetic. It uses singing, dancing, and short theatrical scenes to tell the story of Sam, Erin, and Ashley. The Game Master sends these three teens into the "gamer-verse" to teach them how to work together. Will they be able to defeat the final boss and make it back to the real world?

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $22

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Jan. 31

Elaine Dame

Chicago jazz singer Elaine Dame sings – and people stop and listen. Since 1996, the woman Time Out Chicago calls “a jazz dynamo” and “a gem in the city’s vocal jazz scene” has been turning heads and capturing attention at the nation’s finest clubs and venues.

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts 205 Main St. E, Menomonie

Cost: $22; $20 for students and seniors

Age: All Ages

8pm Fri. Jan. 31

Mr. Chair Live

Mr. Chair's quartet is piano, bass, drums, and trombone. The music is a mixture of classical, jazz, and rock. Mark Hetzler plays trombone through guitar pedals. If you close your eyes, you have no clue what you're hearing. It's virtuosic, exciting, improvisational, and completely unique. Don't miss it.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 in advance $10 at the door

Age: All Ages

8-11pm Fri. Jan. 31

Live Music: MoeDell

MoeDeLL is an Americana singer/songwriter. His guitar, creative lyrics, and unique voice are the foundation. His foot stomping down home melodies and rolling rhythms tell tales from light to dark and from silliness to the endearing.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

8:30-11:30pm Fri. Jan. 31

Late Night Jazz: Josh Gallagher

Josh Gallagher attended the Berklee College of Music on a full ride scholarship, as well as the Brubeck Institute. After living in New York city, he returned to Eau Claire. Catch this masterful and swinging pianst in action leading his group.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Fri. Jan. 31

Live Music: Dead Ringers

The Dead Ringers play classic, modern, and alternative rock.

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

9pm Fri. Jan. 31

Knives Out

When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey dies just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc arrives at his estate to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Thrombey's untimely demise.

Applied Arts, Room 210 415 13th Avenue East, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10pm Fri. Jan. 31

Live Music: FONIX + Westkorea

FONIX is big brass sounds playing fresh originals with a few creative covers mixed in. Westkorea is experimental, electronic, beats, and instrumental hip hop.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 01/31/2020

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

"Winter Life" Art Show

Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10am-5pm Friday 10am-6pm Saturday 10am-4pm until Feb. 28

Artology

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

Events with Tickets

tickets are available online

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