4:30-8pm Thu. Dec. 20

Holiday Pop Up Shop

Artisan & Organic Wares, Jewelry, Handmade Items, Holiday Gifts & Crafts, and Networking. Thursdays starting the week after Thanksgiving and ending the week before Christmas. Items will vary weekly.

Porter Place 914 Porter Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-8pm Thu. Dec. 20

4th 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

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Thu. Dec. 20

5-Course Beer Dinner

Courses include beer cheese soup infused with New Glarus Spotted Cow; Grilled cheese curds with crostini's paired with Staghorn Octoberfest; Granita made with Loon Juice Hard Cider; Brown sugar citrus glazed salmon sided with capri stir fry vegetables and lentils; and Yogurt Parfait with granola and honey weiss cream sauce.

29 Pines Restaurant 5872 33rd Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $35/person

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Dec. 20

The Maker Market

A chance to "Meet the Makers" of goods offered at The Local Store and beyond. Mingle with local woodworkers, craftspeople, and creators that call the Chippewa Valley home. Complimentary cocoa and cider available. 15% OFF storewide from 630-830pm.

The Volume One Gallery (Inside The Local Store) 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE admission

Age: All ages

7-8pm Thu. Dec. 20

Silent Nights, Northern Lights

Derick Black will play acoustic guitar and sing Americana-style holiday songs. Sarah Kate Beck will sing soaring versions of traditional holiday classics. Ken Szymanski will read nonfiction stories that are accessible and related to the season.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Thu. Dec. 20

Live Music: Steven Szydel

Steven Szydel's is celebrating his second CD release, this time joined by his wife. The CD has been dedicated to their son Seth who lost his battle with numerous medical conditions. Most of its proceeds benefit local charities

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-10:30pm Thu. Dec. 20

Live Music: Jeff White

Americana/Alt-country & Outlaw Folk from the hills of western Wisconsin. Blending warm tones, reverbs, delays & vibrato, Jeff White sings of love, loss & lust with an Americana vibe, channeling the wide emotional spirit of human nature.

715 Supper Club & Event Center 2106 N. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8pm Thu. Dec. 20

Clear Water Comedy Presents: The Roast of 2018

Wildfires. Russian hackers. Celebrity deaths. Another year, another slog through misery. 2018 sucks, and Clear Water Comedy says goodbye to the year with jokes. Tickets available at the door, each ticket comes with a free tap beer, rail drink, or soft drink.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $3

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

8-10pm Thu. Dec. 20

Holiday Movie Screenings in The Gallery

Get into the holiday spirit. The Oxbow Hotel and The Lakely will be holding free movie screenings in the Gallery space every Thursday in December. Join them for The Grinch on 12/6, Christmas Vacation on 12/13, Home Alone on 12/20, and It's a Wonderful Life on 12/27.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30-11pm Thu. Dec. 20

Vinyl Nights: Matt Mabis

In addition to enjoying craft cocktails and regional beers/wines, order from our popular late-night menu featuring the Scandinavian Koldtbord, where you create your own sharable feast of premium meats, cheeses, pickled vegetables, proteins, sauces, crackers and more.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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