Events For 02/15/2020

8am-4pm Sat. Feb. 15

Think Spring Garden Seminar

Speakers on 13 gardening topics include Chippewa County Master Gardener Volunteers, UWEX-Madison specialists, local gardeners, and gardening-related business owners. Also featured - vendors and door-prize.

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

Cost: $25 before 2/5 | $30 after 2/5 | $15 Student before 2/5

Age: Adult/Student

8-10am Sat. Feb. 15

Distance Running Course

While all adults interested in distance running are welcome, this class is specifically designed for anyone, at any level, interested in running a half or full marathon! This course will provide you with the training tools to help you on this 14-week journey that culminates at the finish line at the Eau Claire Marathon on May 3.

UW-Eau Claire Campus: McPhee Center 509 University Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $149

Age: 18+

9am-noon Sat. Feb. 15

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

9am-noon Sat. Feb. 15

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. Feb. 15

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. Feb. 15

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

9:30am-noon Sat. Feb. 15

Wine glass Succulent Class

Plant these fun and trendy wine glass succulent planters, all materials included, with two class times available. Enjoy sampling one of their newest products, Wine-A-Rita blends, with several flavors.

Green Oasis Gardens 1403 122nd Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

10am Sat. Feb. 15

Eau Claire Children's Theater Presents: Frozen Jr.

A story of the powerful bond and love between sisters, this new musical features all the memorable songs from the animated film plus five new songs. Loaded with magic, adventure, and plenty of humor, Disney's Frozen Jr. brings Elsa, Anna, and the magical land of Arendelle to life onstage.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $24 adults, $20 seniors, $14 students/13+, $10 for youth 12 and under

10am-4pm Sat. Feb. 15

Experimental Drawing with Kay Brathol-Hostvet

In this process-oriented workshop, you will be exposed to new approaches to drawing without worrying if your drawing is "right." Open to all skill levels. Supply list provided upon registration.

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

Cost: $110

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Sat. Feb. 15

Holistic Healing & Wellness Fair

A fun filled day of everything Spiritual, Holistic & Wellness related. Up to 30 vendors, Gallery event and FREE speakers throughout the day.

Metropolis Resort 5150 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

10am-2pm Sat. Feb. 15

Library Lover's Book Sale

The Friends of the Cadott Library host their first book sale of 2020. Library discards as well as gently used fiction & non-fiction for adults, teens, and children. Some A/V materials.

Cadott Public Library 331 Main St., Cadott

10am-4pm Sat. Feb. 15

Third Annual Palentines at Odd Humyns

Spend the day gettin' pampered with your pals. Featuring a number of vendors including Infinitea, Giizhig Designs, Forward Vintage, and more! Free face painting and tarot card readings also available! The shop will have exclusive Palentines deals and giveaways.

Odd Humyns 209 N Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15am Sat. Feb. 15

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

10:15-11:15am Sat. Feb. 15

Babywearing Yoga

Moms/Dads, do you have a little one at home that you want to get out with and move? Come and learn how to be, breathe, and get in sync as your little one rides along in your front baby carrier. Open to beginners and yogis of all levels.

Tuning Tree 515 South Barstow, Suite 117, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: Kids 2 months - 1 year

10:30-11:30am Sat. Feb. 15

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

10:30-11am Sat. Feb. 15

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

Age: All Ages

11-11:45am Sat. Feb. 15

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-5pm Sat. Feb. 15

12th Annual Valentines Day Hustle

Bring your friends so you can trounce them in a friendly alley cat bike race, racing around scenic lake Menomin. Awards this year for best dressed. Registration begins at 11am at The Market bar in Menomonie. Race will begin at 1pm SHARP.

The Market 545 S Broadway St, Menomonie

Cost: $10 Entrance

Age: 21+

11-11:20am Sat. Feb. 15

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

noon Sat. Feb. 15

Altoona Lion's Fishing Classic

24 Hour Altoona Lion's Fishing Classic with $1000s of dollars in prizes to be awarded including for the top fishing in the following categories: Walleye, Northern, Bluegill, Perch & Crappie. Registration Starts at 10am, Saturday, Feb 15th on Lake Altoona.

Lake Altoona County Beach 604 Beach Rd., Altoona

Cost: $20 for Adults, $10 for Ages 8-17, FREE for kids 7 and under

Age: All Ages

12:30-11pm Sat. Feb. 15

The Benefit for Bentley & Judy Harder

(FORMERLY AT THE METRO, MOVED AS OF 2/12.) Fourteen bands on two stages, silent auction. All proceeds to assist with medical expenses. Presented by Manifest; production by DMi Sound. More info, and opportunity to donate, at BreatheBentley.com

Labor Temple Lounge 2233 Birch St # 6, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-2:30pm Sat. Feb. 15

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

1-5pm Sat. Feb. 15

Intro to Saddleseat

Learn about proper bridle, bits, attire, equitation and types of saddle seat horses as well. Attendee will have opportunity to purchase discounted private saddleseat lesson at clinic. This is a non riding clinic this is class room style, not riding.

Red Tail Arabians, LLC N6093 840th St., Elk Mound

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

1:30pm Sat. Feb. 15

Eau Claire Children's Theater Presents: Frozen Jr.

A story of the powerful bond and love between sisters, this new musical features all the memorable songs from the animated film plus five new songs. Loaded with magic, adventure, and plenty of humor, Disney's Frozen Jr. brings Elsa, Anna, and the magical land of Arendelle to life onstage.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $24 adults, $20 seniors, $14 students/13+, $10 for youth 12 and under

2pm Sat. Feb. 15

UWEC Film Series: The Princess Bride

While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him the story of a farmboy-turned-pirate who encounters numerous obstacles, enemies, and allies in his quest to be reunited with his true love.

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

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

Age: Rated PG

3-5pm Sat. Feb. 15

Massage for Couples - The Perfect Valentine

Come with your partner and have fun learning how to give a great massage. Join expert therapists Amber and Anthony to give you the low down and a bunch of great techniques to keep you and your loved one relaxed and connected. Limited to 5 couples so register early.

Tuning Tree 515 South Barstow, Suite 117, Eau Claire

Cost: $49

Age: 21+

5-10pm Sat. Feb. 15

Romantic Improv Comedy by UWEC Backward Thinker Society

Voted best improv comedy team in 2018 by the Volume One Best of the Chippewa Valley Reader's Poll. Bring your date for a hilarious romantic themed improv show. Pizza buffet included. 5pm social, 6pm dinner, 7pm show.

Paradise Shores 26364 CTH M, Holcombe

Cost: $25 Dinner and show

Age: 16+

5:30-8:30pm Sat. Feb. 15

Live Music: Sarah Ohr

Hear the beautiful music of Sarah Ohr. The mood will be set for your valentines weekend. There will be a chocolate and berries display for you to enjoy. Free concert, free chocolate and berries, drink specials.

Bye the Willow 501 N. High St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

6pm Sat. Feb. 15

Gifts of the Heart Event Fundraiser

An evening to support our Menomonie Area Free Clinic! Enjoy music by the UW-Stout Jazz Embers, good food, and incredible silent and live auction items. The Free Clinic of the Greater Menomonie Area provides access to primary health care and preventive health education.

Memorial Student Center, UW-Stout 302 10th Ave. E, Menomonie

Cost: $50

7-9pm Sat. Feb. 15

Live Music: The Cathy Reitz Trio

Features Cathy on vocals and 2 of her favorite musicians, Jeff Reitz on woodwinds and Emily Watkins on guitar and vocals. The 3 have been performing together for over 2 years. Their entertaining song list starts in the 1920’s and travels to 2017.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Feb. 15

UWEC Film Series: The Princess Bride

While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him the story of a farmboy-turned-pirate who encounters numerous obstacles, enemies, and allies in his quest to be reunited with his true love.

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

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

Age: Rated PG

7:30pm Sat. Feb. 15

Johnny Gandelsman

Grammy award-winning violinist and producer Johnny Gandelsman brings his new project to Pablo Center, presenting Bach’s complete cello suites on the violin. Gandelsman’s musical voice reflects the artistic collaborations he has been a part of since moving to the United States.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $25

7:30pm Sat. Feb. 15

Chippewa Valley Theater Guild: Neil Simon's "Barefoot in the Park"

Paul is a straight-as-an-arrow lawyer and Corie is a free spirit in search of the latest kick. With a run-down apartment and a surprise mother-in-law visit, life for these newlyweds is about to get a little crazy in this classic Neil Simon comedy.

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

Cost: $25 GA, $12 youth/student

8-9pm Sat. Feb. 15

Hobbs Observatory Astronomical Series

Programs on various astronomical related topics are presented by members of the Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society. Programs run 45-60 minutes in length. Check the CVAS website for this month's topic and target audience. Observing follows programs if skies are clear.

Hobbs Observatory S1 County Hwy K, Fall Creek

Cost: Free, donations accepted

Age: Age appropriateness varies.

8pm Sat. Feb. 15

PsycheRUZZadelia with Special Guest Dont Panic

A round robin event. PsycheRUZZadelia with Special Guest Dont Panic playing deep sonic grooves between sets.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3

Age: 21+

8:30-11:30pm Sat. Feb. 15

Late Night Jazz: Chris Thomson Trio

Minneapolis native Chris Thomson's saxophone playing can be described as soulful and warm. Catch him for this special performance in Eau Claire where he is joined by Sean Carey and Jeremy Boettcher.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Sat. Feb. 15

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.

The Cove, Buffalo City

9pm-1am Sat. Feb. 15

Live Music: Flash Point

Live music by Flash Point at O'Leary's pub.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

10pm Sat. Feb. 15

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

11:59pm Sat. Feb. 15

Rocky Horror Picture Show

Audience members can come dressed as their favorite character and talk back to the screen in this interactive film experience. In this cult classic, sweethearts Brad and Janet stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, played by Tim Curry.

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

Cost: Tickets TBA

Ongoing Events For 02/15/2020

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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