11am-2pm Wed. Dec. 5

2018 Holiday Children's Book Drive Kick Off

Donate your new or gently used children’s books from 12/5 to 12/12. Kick off the book drive with cider and cookies and get a coupon for bringing in a donation.

UW-Eau Claire Campus Bookstore 77 Roosevelt Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11:30am-1pm Wed. Dec. 5

Lunch & Learn: The Problem with Continuous Improvement

A Lunch and Learn Event where you will be provided with specific tools and ideas that can be applied immediately to help your team continuously improve, solve problems, and thrive in your industry.

Bloomer Chamber of Commerce 1731 17th Ave., Bloomer

Cost: $15

Age: All Ages

4-7pm Wed. Dec. 5

Terry Meyer Paints LIVE!

Terry Meyer is know for his oil and watercolor paintings - especially horses. He'll be painting live, in a festive, gift-filled environment, and you'll have the chance to watch, ask questions, and ultimately bid on one of the 4 paintings he creates. Silent auction culminates at 7pm.

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

4-6pm Wed. Dec. 5

Kid's Night Out - Parents' Night Off

Parents can bring their kids for crafts, games and snacks while they shop, dine or play. DECA members will provide a safe and fun environment for kids so parents can relax during the crazy time of the holiday season. Donations go to the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Memorial High School 2225 Keith St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 Donation to MDA per child

Age: Ages 5-12

5-7pm Wed. Dec. 5

Women Writers on Wednesday - Cathy Sultan

The gallery will feature an author the first Wednesday of every month from 5-7pm, during their happy hour. This month features Cathy Sultan, who will share parts of newest novel, "Damascus Street." Come for a lively discussion.

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

6-8pm Wed. Dec. 5

One Barrel Brewing Tasting

Try specially picked beers from One Barrel Brewing and chat with their Rep Corey.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6-8pm Wed. Dec. 5

Wine and Bingo Night

The Ivory Piano Bar hosts a wine and bingo night where you can win tons of prizes.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6:30pm Wed. Dec. 5

Santa Claus Then and Now by David Tank

Join author David Tank for this entertaining look at Santa through the ages. The program will include stories, fun facts, songs and vintage illustrations of the man in red. Tank will also read from and sign copies of his newest middle-grade novel “Secret Santa: The Mystery of the Magic Watch.”

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Wed. Dec. 5

Classic Country Jam

Hosted by the "Bear Creek Boys" (Bear Creek Band w/steel guitar), this jam invites singers, musicians, or bands to perform their favorite classic country hits with or without the backup band. Backline provided but please bring your axe. The public is invited.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7pm Wed. Dec. 5

Bartlett & Way: The Great American Songbook

With trumpet/flugelhorn and guitar/vocals, Todd Bartlett & Jerry Way explore the full spectrum of jazz standards. The much-loved melodies and lyrics are iconic, while the improvisational treatments are fresh and original.

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

7-9pm Wed. Dec. 5

Colfax High School Choir Christmas Show

Colfax High School Choir shares some of their holiday music as well as spotlighting solos and acts the students prepared themselves. Colfax High School Choir members will share holiday music as well as solos and small groups in an open mic-style performance.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Wed. Dec. 5

A Winter Harvest of Prose and Poetry

Share a selection or two of nature writing that has resonated with your experience in nature and wild places. A five-minute limit is suggested for the open mic. All are welcome to sit and listen.

Stella Blues Restaurant - Red Room (Upstairs) 306 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Wed. Dec. 5

Let's be Honest: In the Cold

At Let's Be Honest – V1's grownup storytelling series – some of the area's best writers and yarn-spinners take to the mic for a night of personal stories told live. For each installment, multiple storytellers muse on a common theme, followed by an open mic for the audience. The night's theme is "In the Cold: Winter perils and snowy stuff."

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:45pm Wed. Dec. 5

Rumba Dance Lessons and Dance

Learn to dance the Rumba. There will be a lesson at 7:30pm learning new dance steps and turns followed by music to practice all your favorite moves. Casual attire.

Eau Claire Moose Lodge 3606 Curvue Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $12 per person, $8 Moose members and students

Age: 18+

8pm Wed. Dec. 5

An Evening With Hartman, Sunde, Leonard, and Lester

With resumes listing Bon Iver, Field Report, Daredevil Christopher Wright and Della Mae, these four friends will join in performing each other's songs and some special covers.

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

Cost: $8 advance, $10 door

8pm Wed. Dec. 5

Bob's Burgers Trivia Night

How much do you know about the show Bob's Burgers? No need to preregister- just show up! Put a team together and show off what you know. Prizes for winning teams.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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