Events For 12/14/2019

8am-8pm Sat. Dec. 14

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training (4 Month Program)

In this training, we dive into yoga philosophy, teaching methodology, anatomy & physiology, practice teaching, effective hands-on assists, cueing to the physical and spiritual level to deepen the students' experience, and ethics surrounding yoga and truthfulness. This is a vinyasa based teacher training that empowers trainees to find their own voice while upholding respected yogic traditions.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $2,800 (paid in full)

9-10am Sat. Dec. 14

Monthly Yoga in The Oxbow Hotel Gallery

Local Yogi Jelina Howard will lead the group in a class that welcomes all skill levels. Mats are provided or bring your own! Pre-registration is not required, but space is limited, so show up a few minutes early to ensure a spot. Stick around after the class and enjoy brunch from The Lakely.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-9pm Sat. Dec. 14

Pictures with Santa

Taking photos with Santa is the perfect way to create lasting memories for the holidays. Skip the line and make reservations online. Packages are prices $35-45 for professional videos, photos, and digital downloads.

Santa's Workshop at Oakwood Mall 4800 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Pricing packages online

10am-5pm Sat. Dec. 14

Audrey’s Boudoir Holiday Shopping Pop-Up Sale

Loads of great accessories, scarves, jewelry, items for stocking stuffers, and amazing gift options that are sure to wow your friends, family, or your significant other.

Audrey’s Boudoir 305 Main Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-1pm Sat. Dec. 14

Weekend Brunch: Shane Leonard

A farm-focused weekend brunch (served 7am-1pm) with lively instrumental tunes from Leonard 10am-1pm. The kitchen offers an array of midwestern and other brunch classics. 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

10am-2pm Sat. Dec. 14

Lunatique Pop-Up at Dotters Books

Melanie Ripley of Lunatique will be popping up at Dotters Books, selling simple, hand bound books and journals - the perfect gift for the writers, list makers, musicians, poets, dreamers, and artists in your life. Melanie makes each book from scratch, lovingly trimming the pages and sewing the spines.

Dotters Books 1602 Hogeboom Ave., Eau Claire

10am-noon Sat. Dec. 14

26th Annual St Olaf PCCW Cookie Walk

Christmas Cookies/Candies, Raffles & Silent Auction.

St Olaf Church 2407 North Lane, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 per lb plus individually priced specialities

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. Dec. 14

Ladies in the Greenhouse: Christmas Extravaganza

A special Christmas shopping experience in the Greenhouse. Local artists and makers will be selling their handmade wares, with holiday music in the air. The Five & Two Café will also be featuring lunch and drink specials.

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

Cost: FREE

10am Sat. Dec. 14

ECCT's Polar Express PJ Party

Kids can hang out in their PJs, watch the Polar Express movie, and do related activities. Check ECCT's website for more.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

10am-2pm Sat. Dec. 14

Glass Orchard Pop.Up

From hand blown glass ornaments to drinkware and decor - the Glass Orchard creates one-of-a-kind pieces out of their southside orchard + glass studio. Made in Eau Claire, they're heirlooms to pass through generations + the holidays.

Red's Mercantile 224 N Dewey St., Eau Claire

10:15-10:35am Sat. Dec. 14

Family Storytime

For ages two to six, but can be enjoyed by the entire family. All storytimes feature stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and movement. All are welcome and no registration is required.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30-11am Sat. Dec. 14

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

11-11:15am Sat. Dec. 14

Meditation Free Group Session

If you are new to meditation and want to get some pointers, or if you are a seasoned “professional” and want to bask in the glow of other like-minded creatures, come to this always free session.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11-11:45am Sat. Dec. 14

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. For Ages 5 and under with a participating adult.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 5 and under with parent

11:30am-1:30pm Sat. Dec. 14

Hope Gospel Mission Christmas Community Dinner

Hope Gospel Mission is hosting a free Christmas Community Dinner, all are welcome. Shuttle service will be provided starting at 11am from SoJourner House, 618 S Barstow St.

Hope Gospel Mission 2650 Mercantile Dr, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-4pm Sat. Dec. 14

Photos with the Holly King

The Holly King is making a special stop to visit children young and old and well-behaved dogs. Stop in to take photos with him (BYO camera/smart phone) for the cost of a nonperishable food item (or small cash donation). All donations collected will go the Feed My People Food Bank.

The Broom & Crow 106 E. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Non-perishable food item

Age: All ages & Well-behaved pups!

noon-2:30pm Sat. Dec. 14

8th Annual Memorial High School Orchestra Cookie Walk

Homemade cookies sold by the pound, beverages, music by the orchestra, kids arts and crafts carnival, and Santa from 12:45-2:30

Memorial High School 2225 Keith St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-4pm Sat. Dec. 14

4th Annual Christkindlmarkt

Delight your senses with the feel of a European market. Vendors include local potters, cheese makers, handcrafted wooden gifts, handcrafted soaps, bakers, and other locally made products.

Lazy Monk Brewing, LLC 97 West Madison Street, Eau Claire

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Sat. Dec. 14

Christmas VBS

Children can learn the biblical story of Jesus while parents have an afternoon to do some Christmas shopping or chores. Register your child online or by phone before attending.

Messiah Lutheran Church 2015 N Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 4-13

1-5pm Sat. Dec. 14

5th Annual Holiday Toy Trains

This Chippewa Valley holiday tradition features standard gauge trains running on almost 400 square feet of track. Layout includes local buildings, winter scenes, lights, and sounds. Lighted night trains run on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Crafts, coloring, and floor trains. Gingerbread house contest display, and Santa will visit regularly.

Chippewa Valley Museum 1204 E. Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $9 Adults, $6 for ages 5-17, $2 for Museum Members, and FREE for ages 0-4 | $2 on Tuesdays

Age: All Ages

1pm Sat. Dec. 14

Cribbage Tournament

Sign up starts at 11am. Game starts at 1pm. Best 2 out of 3 will advance to a single elimination tournament. With prizes for 1st - 4th place winners.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

1:30pm Sat. Dec. 14

UWEC Theatre: Waiting for Godot

Two wandering tramps, Vladimir and Estragon, wait by a lonely tree to meet up with Mr. Godot, an enigmatic figure in a world where time, place, and memory are blurred, and meaning is where you find it. The results are both funny and dangerous in this existential masterpiece.

Riverside Theatre - Haas Fine Arts Center, UW-Eau Claire 121 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $20 GA, $16 youth, $10 UWEC students, faculty & staff

1:30pm Sat. Dec. 14

Eau Claire Children's Theater: A Year with Frog and Toad

This musical tale follows two great friends, the cheerful, popular Frog and the rather grumpy Toad, through four, fun-filled seasons. Featuring a jazzy, upbeat score, A Year with Frog and Toad is part vaudeville, part make-believe, and all charm.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Admission Information Online

2pm Sat. Dec. 14

Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra: A Classical Christmas

Holiday classics from Frozen, Mannheim Steamroller, the Transiberian Orchestra, and more. Selections from Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker performed by the Diamond School of Dance means you don't want to miss this holiday concert.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 adults, $10 students & youth

3-5pm Sat. Dec. 14

Holiday Pop Up with CMEC at Dive Bar

Kids can pose for a picture with Santa, have some pizza, decorate cookies, create their own special hot chocolate at the hot chocolate bar and make and take an ornament home, all while the adults sip on some hot mulled wine.

Dive Bar 333 Gibson St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages (1-10)

4pm-1am Sat. Dec. 14

Ugly Sweater Pub Crawl

$600 in prizes will be awarded for the best and the ugliest of the ugliest sweaters. Your sweaters will be judged by crowd reaction, so bring your crew and get your holiday season started. Participating bars: Wigwam, Scooters, Mousetrap, FIrehouse, Clancy's, The Plus, District Pub, My Office.

My Office Bar 408 Galloway St., Eau Claire

6-8pm Sat. Dec. 14

Downtown Classics: Christmas Vacation

Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation at Micon Cinemas Downtown Budget Cinema. Showings at 6pm & 8:15pm and Sunday Showing at Noon.

Micon Downtown Cinema 315 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4

7-10pm Sat. Dec. 14

Live Music: QWIKFIRE

One of Eau Claire's hottest bands will rock The Red Mixer tonight. Presented by Caffe Tempo right next door.

The Red Mixer 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7-9pm Sat. Dec. 14

Live Music: Ken Rogers, John Utphall and Randy Sinz

The holiday season is for gathering, friends, and music! Once again, Ken, John and Randy will entertain with their amazing musical and singing skills.

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

7-9pm Sat. Dec. 14

Irish Jam Session with a Christmas Flair

An Irish Jam Session with some talented musicians. A little Christmas flair will be added to the mix this month.

Lazy Monk Brewing, LLC 97 West Madison Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7-9pm Sat. Dec. 14

Live Music: Davey J & Friends

Davey J & Friends brings a rotating cast to the stage, performing originals, rock, Americana, and folk like no one else can. Stop by for rollin' rhythms, good times, and songs to remember. 20 years of performing brings a uniquely freewheeling but tight performance style of the combo.

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

Cost: FREE

7:30-10pm Sat. Dec. 14

Starquest 2019

Finals of ECCT’s annual vocal competition. Young performers compete in two age categories. 12 and under and 13-18- before a panel of judges for cash prizes.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $14 Adults & seniors, $8 youth & students

7:30pm Sat. Dec. 14

UWEC Theatre: Waiting for Godot

Two wandering tramps, Vladimir and Estragon, wait by a lonely tree to meet up with Mr. Godot, an enigmatic figure in a world where time, place, and memory are blurred, and meaning is where you find it. The results are both funny and dangerous in this existential masterpiece.

Riverside Theatre - Haas Fine Arts Center, UW-Eau Claire 121 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $20 GA, $16 youth, $10 UWEC students, faculty & staff

7:30pm Sat. Dec. 14

Chippewa Valley Theater Guild: It's a Wonderful Life

A guardian angel shows up to save George Bailey - the quintessential everyman from the small town of Bedford Hills - from his despair on Christmas Eve. "It's a Wonderful Life" is the classic story that reminds us how important the love and support of family, friends, and community is.

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

Cost: $25 GA, $12 youth/student

8:15-10:15pm Sat. Dec. 14

Downtown Classics: Christmas Vacation

Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation at Micon Cinemas Downtown Budget Cinema. Showings at 6pm & 8:15pm and Sunday Showing at Noon.

Micon Downtown Cinema 315 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4

8:30-11:30pm Sat. Dec. 14

Late Night Jazz: Sue Orfield

Sue Orfield has been playing the saxophone for close to 40 years, with the last 10 or so right here in the Chippewa Valley. Her playing is informed by blues, joy, bluegrass, sadness, jazz, crazy, rock, and everything else she’s ever heard.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Sat. Dec. 14

Live Music: Wildcat Hawkins and the New Outlaws

A breakthrough night of deep soul, old time blues, finger picking, and euphoric classic rock. Juice fixes will be satisfied as these new outlaws pull the meat off the bone and cut to the marrow. 9:30 Wyatt Thomson, 10:05 Wildcat Hawkins, 10:45 Justin Jay Arnold, 11:30 The Loose Juices.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Age 21+

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