Events For 02/22/2020

8-10am Sat. Feb. 22

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. 22

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. 22

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. 22

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. 22

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-5pm Sat. Feb. 22

42nd Annual Home & Garden Show

Visit 125+ vendors and get help or inspiration with your next home project. Friday is Senior Day, Friday Night is live music and wine/beer tasting, Saturday is Demonstration Day & Sunday is Family Day.

Chippewa Valley Expo Center 5150 Old Mill Plaza, Eau Claire

Cost: $8 at the door, $6 through 2/20 at Festival Foods, Menards, Green Oasis

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. Feb. 22

Soul and Synergy Metaphysical & Wellness Fair

Includes 2 galleries and 3 speakers. Gallery tickets will be on sale on website or at the door. One will be held Friday night and one Saturday. There will be 30+ Vendors available including card readers, Mediums, healers, spirit artists, crystals and stones, candles, incense, jewelry and much more.

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

Cost: FREE

10:15am Sat. Feb. 22

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

10:30-11am Sat. Feb. 22

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. 22

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-noon Sat. Feb. 22

Toddler & Me Massage

Discuss gentle touch and learn how to connect with our child on a deeper level. This class is appropriate for 3-5 year olds. Limited space available. Please register ahead.

Tuning Tree 515 South Barstow, Suite 117, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: Children 3-5 & Parent

11am-1pm Sat. Feb. 22

Simple Macrame Necklace

“Macramake” a simple necklace and learn​ a new technique. All supplies included. Registration is required.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 18+

11-11:20am Sat. Feb. 22

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

11am-11pm Sat. Feb. 22

The Growler Guys 2nd Anniversery Party

Help Growler Guys celebrate their 2nd anniversar. Stop in and try to win free beer for a year grand prize drawings will be at 2pm, 6pm, 9pm and 12am. Prize drawings every half hour from 11:30 am till 11:30 pm.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

11:30am-12:30pm Sat. Feb. 22

Raise Your Vibration - 8-week Course

Don’t just raise your vibration! Keep it lifted up by implementing methods to attract positive people, feelings, and experiences into your life. The universe needs a sign from you to match you back.

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

Cost: $150 non-members; $120 members

noon-2pm Sat. Feb. 22

Little Hands Pasta Class

An Introduction To the Wonderful World of Pasta. A two-hour pasta workshop tailored to introduce your child to the fun of making hand crafted noodles!

Forage 930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212, Eau Claire

Cost: $30 + processing fees

Age: All Ages

1-2pm Sat. Feb. 22

Contact Improvisation Beginner- 4 Part Series

Learn the basics of Contact Improvisation and deepen listening and mindfulness, gain ability to surrender control, build serious strength, and experience connection to others. Register by email.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 16+

1-2:30pm Sat. Feb. 22


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

1-4pm Sat. Feb. 22

Macrame Air Plant Hanger Workshop at Brewing Projekt

A cute BoHo plant hanger. Lots of color choices available. An air plant will be provided. Small potted plants will also fit in this design. No experience necessary. A flight of beer will be provided with your reservation. Seats are limited to 12 people. Pre-registration is required.

The Brewing Projekt 1807 N Oxford Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: 21+

1-4pm Sat. Feb. 22

Painting Demonstration and Auction by Terry Meyer

Terry Meyer will demonstrate oils, and loves to have people ask questions and comment. In addition, he is a sculptor, and has been invited to show a piece in Venice, Italy in May! See the model/maquette for his sculpture, and if interested, make a bid on it.

200 Main - Art and Wine 200 Main St., Eau Claire

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Feb. 22

Winter Maker's Market

A variety of local makers & artists in this winter pop-up market. Make & take your own unique succulent planter, get a henna tattoo while sipping beer, stock up on high quality CBD, have your Tarot read, and listen to some local amazing music - all in one awesome Saturday afternoon.

Zymurgy Brewing 624 Main Street. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2pm Sat. Feb. 22

Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark

An epic tale in which an intrepid archaeologist tries to beat a band of Nazis to a unique religious relic which is central to their plans for world domination.

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

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

Age: Rated PG

6-11pm Sat. Feb. 22

Mardi Gras Dance with the Singles Connection Social Group

Open to the public – couples and singles welcome. Dance lessons 6-7 pm. Live music by "Two Way Street" Band 7-11 pm. Mardi Gras costumes encouraged.

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

Cost: members $5 non-members $10

Age: Adults

6-9pm Sat. Feb. 22

Live Music: Kaiged Acoustic

Mother/Daughter duet featuring Kim Negus and Paige Lieberman, along with Kricket on acoustic bass perform a wide variety of songs from classic rock, country, and current hits with rich blended harmonies.

Bloomer Brewing Company 1526 Martin Road, Bloomer

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Sat. Feb. 22

Live Music: Girl Band

A team up of Jen Hazen of Davy J and Friends, Jenny and the Jets, Milk and Whiskey, and Weapons of Brass Destruction, Sultry Kai Ulrica of Wolves at the Door and RavenWolf, Flutist Julie Majkowski of The Chippewa Valley Flute Ensemble, Guitarist and bassist Kori Riesenweber of Beacon James.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Sat. Feb. 22

Annie Mack

A regional powerhouse with national recognition, Annie delivers a night of Gospel, Motown soul, and Blues. Along with her rock-solid band, she is old school done right – powerful stuff. 

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Feb. 22

Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark

An epic tale in which an intrepid archaeologist tries to beat a band of Nazis to a unique religious relic which is central to their plans for world domination.

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

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

Age: Rated PG

7-9pm Sat. Feb. 22

"The Stranger" - A Hmong Indie Film

Having narrowly escaped war-torn Laos as a child, Steve (aka Teng) is now living the "American Dream." Following a family tragedy, Steve's life falls apart and he must grapple with his mysterious past, his estranged wife, and a stranger claiming to be his long-lost brother.

AMC CLASSIC Oakwood 12 4800 Golf Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $15

Age: 12+

7:30pm Sat. Feb. 22

Chippewa Valley Jazz Orchestra's 10th Anniversary Bash

The CVJO is thrilled to welcome back trumpet master Wayne Bergeron to the Chippewa Valley for our 10th Anniversary Bash! Mr. Bergeron's unparalleled virtuosity had made him the most in-demand trumpet player on the West Coast, performing on hundreds of movie sound tracks and recordings.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $19

7:30pm Sat. Feb. 22

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

7:30-9:30pm Sat. Feb. 22

Dance Party Reunion: A Salute to Buddy Holly & Friends

A 're-staging' of Buddy Holly's 1959 WINTER DANCE PARTY, featuring music of Buddy's co-stars, Ritchie Valens ("La Bamba", performed by Allen Malicsi); Dion & the Belmonts (with Brian Pekol, singing "Teenager in Love"), The Big Bopper ("Chantilly Lace", featuring Zach Spicer) and Frankie Sardo ("Fake Out", featuring a local singer!).

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

Cost: $30 GA; $25 for students and seniors

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Feb. 22

Jake LaCoste Album Release Party: Northern Nuisance

Come out to Celebrate the Release of Jake LaCoste's 2nd Album. Watch Jake and some stellar talent from the Chippewa Valley hit the stage. Doors open at 7:30pm. Come get some stiff drinks and feel some high energy show vibes before Jake sets off on tour with Overtime.

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

Cost: $7

Age: 21+

7:30-11:30pm Sat. Feb. 22

Abbey-Palooza: Chris Kroeze with Special guest Phoenix

A great concert for a great cause. Proceeds of the tickets sold for this concert with go to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities through a donation in the name of Abbey Matthes. Headlining Act: Chris Kroeze. Special guests: Phoenix and Hales Brothers Band.

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

Cost: $25 GA

7:30pm Sat. Feb. 22

Live Music: Dustin Olson and Alexis Taylor

Coming in hot from Nashville with all of your favorite country covers and original music.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

8:30pm Sat. Feb. 22

Samuel Stein Live

Samuel Stein is a folk/rock based artist who grew up in Moorhead, MN. He is currently going to school in Eau Claire studying music composition and math. Several projects of his have been recorded and released online on all your favorite streaming sites.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

8:30-11:30pm Sat. Feb. 22

Late Night Jazz: Hunter Delikowski Trio

The Hunter Delikowski Trio provides a tasteful, refreshing, and yet experimental blend of historical jazz genres with contemporary influences. What started as a collective to study, perform, and enjoy personal favorite jazz influences quickly evolved into a diverse group of talented musicians.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm-1am Sat. Feb. 22

Live Music: Rattle Can Red

Enjoy some live music at O'Leary's from Rattle Can Red.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

10pm Sat. Feb. 22

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

10:30pm-1:30am Sat. Feb. 22

Live Music: Uncommon Denominator

New to the notorious Moustrap Tavern is the funk of the Chippewa Valley's voted " #1 Best Cover Band." Let them warm up your deep winter blues. They're job is to keep ya drinking and to get you dancing.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 02/22/2020

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

"Winter Life" Art Show

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


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

Events with Tickets

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