2-11pm Fri. Dec. 21

Vulgar Brother Release Party

Drink like a monk with Modicum Brewing's new abbey ale, Vulgar Brother. Vows of celibacy and/or poverty not required. Vulgar Brother is a rotundly complex ale with a rich malt backbone. Be amongst the first to try it at the release.

Modicum Brewing Company 3732 Spooner Ave Suite A, Altoona

Cost: Free

Age: 21+

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Dec. 21

Holiday Jazz with Shannon Kaeding and Josh Gallagher

Enjoy Holiday Music with the velvety Jazz stylings of Shannon Kaeding, accompanied by Jazz Pianist extraordinaire, Josh Gallagher.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

6:30-7:30pm Fri. Dec. 21

“Winter Solstice Multigenerational Service”

This is a season to find peace and the cycle of the seasons has a magic and wisdom. Together, hail the returning of the light with winter carols and a candlelit circle of warmth. Bring a plate of cookies to share downstairs after service.

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

7-10pm Fri. Dec. 21

Live Music: Dan Zerr and Friends

Dan Zerr, a member of Eggplant Heroes, will be offering up a variety of pop, folk, and Americana tunes, with a little help from his friends, including some of those Eggplant Heroes as well as many other talented local musicians. He'll also be playing songs from his solo CD "Guacamole, Macaroni and Cheese".

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Dec. 21

Jingle Jams: Mid Air

Mid Air is the alternative folk music of Luke and Chelsea who currently reside in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Their debut album, Never Far, which is streaming in over one hundred nations and garnering American college radio airplay, is now available on CD.

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

7-10pm Fri. Dec. 21

Live Music: Cathy Reitz

Be prepared for a soothing, jazzy feel. Cathy is a successful, active, and established musician from Eau Claire area. She sings favorites of the 30’s, 40’s and 50’s, and classics from the decades before and after.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-10pm Fri. Dec. 21

Tunes at the Tasting Lounge

Every Friday you can enjoy locally produced wines and spirits while listening to an array of local musicians. Check out Infinity Beverages' Facebook page or website before swinging down for updates and musician details.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Age: 21+

7:30-10pm Fri. Dec. 21

Live Music with Sage Leary

Come celebrate the holiday weekend at Lazy Monk Brewing with the musical stylings of Sage Leary. Kick back and relax with a Good King Wenceslas or a Jarmila while enjoying original tunes in genres of rock, blues, and Americana, mixing in elements of country, Latin, and reggae.

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

Cost: FREE

7:30pm Fri. Dec. 21

St. Paul Ballet's - Nutcracker - Clara's Dream

Based on the original story by ETA Hoffman, SPB has reimagined the story, but with Clara as the star. It's a magical journey of Clara's evolution from adolescence to adulthood.

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

Cost: $25-30

8pm Fri. Dec. 21

BoDeans Live at the Metro

Long known as one of the best live acts in the business, BoDeans continue to tour year round and continue to deliver amazing, high-energy performances. Chart topping songs have won them Rolling Stone‘s readers poll for Best New American Band in 1987.

The Metro 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $25-30

8pm Fri. Dec. 21

Live Music: Lassos and Lace

Enjoy a preview of their performance at Country Fest and hit the dance floor.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Age: 21+

8:30pm Fri. Dec. 21

The Bookhouse Boys' Christmas Extravaganza

The Bookhouse Boys (Jeremy Boettcher, Tim Sullivan, Sean Carey, and special guests) return to The Lakely to perform festive holiday favorites for all to enjoy. Holiday-themed cocktails, ugly sweaters, special guests, and more.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30pm Fri. Dec. 21

Live Music: The Thundermen

The Thundermen return to Sammys for a great Christmas Weekend. Stop in and dance or just listen to the music.

Sammy's Pizza 2812 London Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $2

Age: 21+

9pm Fri. Dec. 21

Live Music: The Commotion

The Commotion promotes a high energy, fun atmosphere that will make you want to jump out of your seats and let loose! We play a variety of music starting back in the 60's, rocking and rolling all the way to today's hits including rock, country, pop, and blues music.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Fri. Dec. 21

Open Mic at The Sandbar

All acts welcome. Sign up starts at 8:30pm.

SandBar & Grill 17643 50th Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

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