11:45am-1pm Wed. Nov. 14

Women With Purpose

Toni Mattson is co-founder and director of programs and ministries at Trinity Equestrian Center. She works with underprivileged and special needs kids and families through ministry services with her horses. She also works with veterans, and others suffering from PTSD.

Eagle's Club 2588 Hallie Rd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10; Women & Veterans are FREE

6-7:30pm Wed. Nov. 14

Soup Shots and Cheddar Dots

Expand your party appetizer repertoire. Prepare butternut squash bisque topped with cubes of chilled, browned butter and served in shot glasses, along with bite-sized cheddar crackers. Sample holiday-themed cheese boards, featuring various homemade crackers and nuts.

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

Cost: $40

6-9pm Wed. Nov. 14

Lakely Loves: Wild Rice (Manoomin)

Chef Nathan Berg prepares a 6-course meal featuring wild rice, or "manoomin." Berg will discuss its importance to the Upper Midwest style of cuisine, will speak briefly about his own experiences with it and its prominence as a cornerstone ingredient.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $60 per person

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Wed. Nov. 14

Painting at the Leinie Lodge

Make a Bottle Cap. Price includes two 12oz beers (Must be 21+). The Lodge will also have 10% off during the event.

Leinenkugel's 124 E. Elm St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $49

Age: 21+

7pm Wed. Nov. 14

Smart Justice: Ending Mass Incarceration in Wisconsin

Sean Wilson, Criminal Justice Organizer, ACLU of Wisconsin, will speak on Smart Justice: Ending Mass Incarceration in Wisconsin. Imprisonment is a brutal and costly response to crime that traumatizes incarcerated people and hurts families and communities.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation 421 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

7:30-9pm Wed. Nov. 14

Opening Reception: Unruly

Unruly is a solo exhibition by Mia Russell.

Ambient Inks 524 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Wed. Nov. 14

General Knowledge Trivia at The Plus

Tonight's theme: no theme! Geography? Current Events? Science? Fashion? Sports? Just stuff! How much do you know? Put a team together and come test your general smarts and skill. Prizes for the winning team.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages