Saturday, Feb. 16th, 2019

10am-3pm Sat. Feb. 16

Nordic Plant Spirit Pathways with Gigi Stafne

Rooted in her own Norwegian and Saami ancestry, Gigi will explore herbalism. ​In the spirit of Eir, the traditional Norse goddess of healing and herbs, participants will also create three Nordic-inspired botanical hand crafts to bring home. Brighten your winter with some traditional Nordic wisdom and koselig.

Soulstice Wellness Center 1316 Fairfax Street #103 & #104, Eau Claire

Cost: Tuition: $75 per person (this tuition reflects/includes $20 materials fee)

10am-1pm Sat. Feb. 16

Weekend Brunch: Nick Seeger

A farm-focused weekend brunch (served 7am-1pm) with lively instrumental tunes from Seeger 10am-1pm. The kitchen offers an array of midwestern and other brunch classics, and the bar offers a variety of classic and original morning drinks.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-4pm Sat. Feb. 16

2nd Annual Palentines at Odd Humyns

Palentines is a day dedicated to treatin' ourselves and lovin' up on our pals, so put on your pal pants for this giant pal party. Palentine vendors include Giizhig Design Company, Merfolk Handmade, Kaiserson Honey, & Wasteland Apparel. Grab a cup o' tea from Infinitea Teahouse, sign up for a Tarot Reading and more.

Odd Humyns 209 N Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-4pm Sat. Feb. 16

Come and Slide With Us

Enjoy an afternoon of supervised sledding, accompanied with a roaring fire, music, and a cup of hot chocolate. For more information call Eau Claire Parks and Recreation.

Pinehurst Park 3523 Delbert Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-5pm Sat. Feb. 16

11th Annual Saint Valentine's Day Hustle

A friendly alley cat bike race, racing around scenic lake Menomin. Bring a bike, a pen or marker, $10 and some stamina. It is also recommended to be prepared for any circumstances. Terrain may be varied, so bike selection is key!

The Market 545 S Broadway St, Menomonie

Cost: $10

Age: 21+

11am-4pm Sat. Feb. 16

Fiber Arts & Folk Life Festival

Enjoy the abundance of vintage arts, skills, and traditions found in the Chippewa Valley. Talk with instrument builders, alpaca and sheep farmers, textile artists, woodworkers, carvers, sculptors, dabblers, and hobbyists. Admire, create, and celebrate.

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

Cost: $7 Adults, $4 Children, Free for museum members

1:30pm Sat. Feb. 16

National Snowshoe Beer Mile Championship

A classic beer mile race with the twist of doing everything in snowshoes. Traditional Beer Mile, Half Beer Mile, Open Beer Mile, and the Four-Person "Tower" Relay Race will all be happening. Hosted by the Hash House Harriers.

Fox Run Tavern 1515 S 65th Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: Must purchase beverages at Fox Run.

Age: 21+

1:30pm Sat. Feb. 16

Author Visit - Brian Gabriel

Ferries along the Lower Chippewa River: Durand, Tyrone, Fair Play, New Meridean, Rumsey’s Landing, Old Meridean, and Caryville. Preview of Brian's new DVD documentary, Jim Alf -Ferryman.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

2pm Sat. Feb. 16

UWEC International Film Series: I Dream in Another Language

The mysterious young circumstances surrounding a decades-long feud between the last two speakers of a dying indigenous tongue are artfully intertwined with bittersweet remembrances of the past in this poetic meditation on life and lost love.

Woodland Theater, Davies Center UWEC 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA; $10 yearly pass; $20 yearly family pass (4 people)

Age: Unrated

2:30pm Sat. Feb. 16

Voices from the Past

Ever since Uniroyal closed, there have been suggests of a museum to celebrate the tires the factory built. Through this special tour of a proposed Tire Museum, you will see why tires once defined the Eau Claire community.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

4pm Sat. Feb. 16

BaredFeet The Company Performs "Rising, Forward"

BaredFeet The Company presents their Winter-Spring dance performance titled "Rising, Forward". In support of the restoration efforts of The Colfax Municipal Buidling Auditorium. 20% of donations will go toward the restoration. Remaining donations taken to fund the free arts/wellness programs of BaredFeet.

Colfax Municipal Building 613 Main Street, Colfax

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30pm Sat. Feb. 16

Chippewa Valley Roller Derby Presents: Blood & Ink

Chippewa Valley Roller Derby will be playing in a double header vs. Vaudeville Vixens (Madison, WI) and SCAR Dolls (St. Cloud, MN). Tattoo raffles will go all night. Featured Charity: Lil Rascals Refuge. Concessions and adult beverages available. Bleacher seating available, or bring a lawn chair.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $8 (plus fees)

6-11pm Sat. Feb. 16

Singles Connection Valentine's Dance

Singles and couples welcome. Dance lessons at 6 PM, dance at 7 PM. Line dance lessons during first break. Music by the Git Backs at Brick House Pub & Grub.

Brickhouse Pub & Grub - Bar & Banquet Hall 2233 Birch St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 Members, $10 Nonmembers

6-10pm Sat. Feb. 16

Learn to Curl: Valentines Date Night

This unique Valentine's day date night package includes curling lessons, 2 free beer tokens, heavy hors d'oeuvres, music by Uncommon Denominator, and performances by Clear Water Comedy.

Eau Claire Curling Club 5530 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $60 Couple's Package

Age: All Ages

6pm Sat. Feb. 16

Night For the Fight

Help harness the power of music to raise money for the battle against cancer. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to The Gilbert Foundation, which helps people in Wisconsin fight against Cancer. Enjoy a night packed with top-notch entertainment.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $13

7pm Sat. Feb. 16

"Forward" Book Release with Spencer Wells

In pairing his photographs with the prose of the journalists, poets, and musicians who understood their respective influences best, photographer Spencer Wells tells the story of a thriving and innovative culture through portraits of six artists who shaped it.

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

7pm Sat. Feb. 16

UWEC International Film Series: I Dream in Another Language

The mysterious young circumstances surrounding a decades-long feud between the last two speakers of a dying indigenous tongue are artfully intertwined with bittersweet remembrances of the past in this poetic meditation on life and lost love.

Woodland Theater, Davies Center UWEC 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA; $10 yearly pass; $20 yearly family pass (4 people)

Age: Unrated

7-9pm Sat. Feb. 16

Pat Donohue

Pat Donohue, a Midwesterner with the rhythm of a drummer and the soul of a New Orleans saxophonist, has the fingers of the world’s finest guitarists. 

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: $15

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Sat. Feb. 16

Live Music: Noah John & Melissa Fernandez

Noah John of Noah John & Ringing Iron has been on stage since 14 years of age singing, playing banjo and guitar. Melissa come straight from Venezuela and brings a totally different twist to the Band. She is fun loving and a favorite at all the shows.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Feb. 16

Jay Owenhouse: The Authentic Illusionist

Jay welcomes you into his mysterious world of wonder and the impossible. You will experience a night of grand illusions with the most amazing magic in the world, Bengal tigers up close, dangerous escapes, and inspiring storytelling.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: Tickets start at $29

7:30pm Sat. Feb. 16

Cheeseheads: The Musical

The beloved founder of Schnaybel's Famous Cheese has passed away and there are rumors the factory may shut down. A uniquely humorous story about perseverance, romance and the possibility of winning it all in this touching and joyful Wisconsin musical.

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

Cost: Adults/Seniors $25, Youth/Students $12

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Feb. 16

​Jesters Comedy Improv

Features off-the-cuff performers who take audience suggestions and create comedic scenes, original songs, and uproarious laughs on-the-spot with no filters, no editing, and no second-takes. Jesters Comedy thrives on audience participation.

The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $15 adults, $13 seniors, $6 youth

8-10pm Sat. Feb. 16

Manitowoc Minute’s Charlie Berens: Oh My Gosh!

Da Manitowoc Minute is back on da road coming to your town real quick once. It's a brand new show that's one part Manitowoc Minute, one part Charlie Berens and three parts Craigslist. What could possibly go wrong? Get some tickets real quick once and keep 'er movin!

UWEC Schofield Auditorium 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $45 for VIP (reserved seats and Meet & Greet) $30 General Public $15 UWEC Students

Age: All Ages

8-11pm Sat. Feb. 16

Live Music: Nick Hensley

Nick Hensley is the former lead singer and co-writer of The District, a regional act from the upper Midwest, co based out of St. Paul, MN and Chicago, IL. Nick Hensley’s Love Songs For Angry Men has maintained a full schedule since 2002, averaging more than 200 shows a year

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8pm Sat. Feb. 16

Live Music: Bear Creek Band

The Bear Creek Band will play the VFW post.

VFW Club 305 1300 Starr Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8-9pm Sat. Feb. 16

Hobbs Observatory Astronomical Series

Programs on various astronomical related topics are presented by members of the Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society. Programs run 45-60 minutes in length. Check the CVAS website for this week's topic and target audience. Observing follows programs if skies are clear.

Hobbs Observatory In Beaver Creek Reserve, S1 Cty Hwy K, Fall Creek

Cost: Free, donations accepted.

8-10pm Sat. Feb. 16

Downtown Classics: When Harry Met Sally

It's the 30th Anniversary of When Harry Met Sally and we are celebrating at Micon Cinemas Downtown Budget Theater. $20 V-Day special includes 1 large pizza and 2 drinks.

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

Cost: $4

8pm Sat. Feb. 16

Live Music: Austin Fire

EverRoad's lead singer, Brittany Miller, is attending a "front of the line" audition invitation from NBC's The Voice. The audition, on this day, draws her away from her performance with EverRoad, so they'll be joined by Austin Marie to form their sister band, Austin Fire. This is Austin's first performance since opening for Lee Brice last year.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8:30pm Sat. Feb. 16

Porcupine Live

Porcupine was born in La Crosse, where singer/guitarist Casey Virock had previously launched another indie rock trio, Space Bike. Now based in Minneapolis, the band has evolved to full maturity, a potent force propelled by drummer Ian Prince and bassist Greg Norton (formerly of Hüsker Dü).

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 advance | $15 at the door

Age: All Ages

8:30pm Sat. Feb. 16

Late Night Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher Trio

Jeremy Boettcher has performed music throughout the world, toured extensively in S. Carey throughout the US, Canada, and Europe, and recently finished a residency for Jazz at Lincoln Center in Doha, Qatar. He will be joined by good friend and incredible talent, Josh Gallagher, on the piano.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm-1am Sat. Feb. 16

Live Music: Contradiction

Contradiction plays rock & country music.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Feb. 16

Live Music: Good Night Gold Dust, Adelyn Rose and Elvessa

Good Night Gold Dust is a Electro Indie Pop outfit. Adelyn Strei has established herself as one of Eau Claire’s premier songwriters with her eponymous indie-rock band. Elvessa is a local Eau Claire musician whose music is self described as "Dry, bittersweet freak folk."

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

11:59pm-3am Sat. Feb. 16

Rocky Horror Picture Show

This cult classic, sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker and a creepy butler. Free props for the first 50 guests.

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 for General Public | $2 UWEC Students

Age: 18+

Sunday, Feb. 17th, 2019

10am-1pm Sun. Feb. 17

Weekend Brunch: Nick Seeger

A farm-focused weekend brunch (served 7am-1pm) with lively instrumental tunes from Seeger 10am-1pm. The kitchen offers an array of midwestern and other brunch classics, and the bar offers a variety of classic and original morning drinks.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-4pm Sun. Feb. 17

Come and Slide With Us

Enjoy an afternoon of supervised sledding, accompanied with a roaring fire, music, and a cup of hot chocolate. For more information call Eau Claire Parks and Recreation.

Pinehurst Park 3523 Delbert Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-3pm Sun. Feb. 17

3rd Annual Winter Wedding Fair at the Lismore

The area's premiere bridal businesses showcase products and services for prospective bridal couples. Live entertainment, cocktail bar, thousands of dollars in prizes, bride's bags, all day bridal fashions, cake samples and more.

The Lismore 333 Gibson Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 Advance, $9 Door. 12 and younger Free

Age: All Ages

noon-2:30pm Sun. Feb. 17

Bye-Bye Winter Blues!

An afternoon of chasing away the winter blues. Start with a 45-minute yoga session, then experience some herbal teas, sample tinctures for mood support, herbal foot soaks and chair massages. Dress in comfortable clothes and be ready to chase away those winter blues.

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Cty Rd. K, Fall Creek

Cost: $25 Members, $30 Nonmembers

1pm Sun. Feb. 17

Memorial High School Orchestra Italian Dinner & Concert

Enjoy an Italian dinner with live music by Memorial High School orchestra players. A raffle and silent auction round out the event. This fundraiser benefits the high school orchestra students. Doors open at 1pm. Dinner starts at 2pm.

The Florian Gardens 2340 Lorch Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $27 for adults and teens; $16.60 for children 10 and under

1:30pm Sun. Feb. 17

Cheeseheads: The Musical

The beloved founder of Schnaybel's Famous Cheese has passed away and there are rumors the factory may shut down. A uniquely humorous story about perseverance, romance and the possibility of winning it all in this touching and joyful Wisconsin musical.

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

Cost: Adults/Seniors $25, Youth/Students $12

Age: All Ages

2pm Sun. Feb. 17

UWEC International Film Series: I Dream in Another Language

The mysterious young circumstances surrounding a decades-long feud between the last two speakers of a dying indigenous tongue are artfully intertwined with bittersweet remembrances of the past in this poetic meditation on life and lost love.

Woodland Theater, Davies Center UWEC 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA; $10 yearly pass; $20 yearly family pass (4 people)

Age: Unrated

5pm Sun. Feb. 17

Comedy & Music: Duelly Noted

Duelley Noted is a one-of-a-kind act with both sass and class. They play all your favorite hits from the 60’s to today.

The Colfax Municipal Building Main St., Colfax

Cost: $20 includes show and hors d'oeuvres.

7pm Sun. Feb. 17

Tim Hawkins

Tim’s gut-busting comedy show entertains the entire family while doubling down on the funny, a daunting task in an age where the obscene has become routine. The perils of marriage, homeschooling, and growing up in the Midwest may not exemplify the rock star life, but they make for really good punchlines.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: Tickets start at $24

8pm Sun. Feb. 17

Music, Poetry, Art, and Comedy

A night of amazing music, art, poetry and comedy featuring Peter Miller of We Are The Willows, Lauren Anderson of Idle Empress, Hannah Wallace and Morgan W. McCandless of Ghost In The Good Thing, with special comedian guest Cullen Ryan.

The Venue 209 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 Cover

Monday, Feb. 18th, 2019

6:30-8pm Mon. Feb. 18

Writing and Marketing a Thriller: Wisconsin Authors Find Success

Walter Rhein has been a featured speaker at the Chippewa Valley Book Festival and the Fox Cities Book Festival. Dan Woll was a featured speaker at the Sterling North Book Festival.

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

Cost: FREE

7:30-9:30pm Mon. Feb. 18

Bingo Night

The Growler Guys is hosting Bingo every Monday night.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8-10pm Mon. Feb. 18

Monday Jazz Jam

All are welcome to this Monday evening student jazz jam session hosted by Aaron Hedenstrom, a new member of the UWEC jazz faculty.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Feb. 19th, 2019

6:30-8:30pm Tue. Feb. 19

Tom Hanks Trivia Night

From Splash to Forrest Gump, Turner and Hooch to Toy Story, Tom Hanks has played some of our most beloved movie characters, and tonight’s trivia is all about Tom Hanks and his many, many roles. Earn bonus points by dressing up as a character from one his movies.

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

Cost: FREE

7-9pm Tue. Feb. 19

Winter Films Series - Boy Erased

Boy Erased tells the courageous story of Jared Eamons (Lucas Hedges), who must overcome the fallout of being outed to his parents (Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe). 114 mins, Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, Joel Edgerton.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Rated R

7:30pm Tue. Feb. 19

Open Mic Night at The Plus

Each week, a different artist will host and lead off the evening with 20 minutes of their work. Following the performance, open mic begins. Whether it is music, comedy, sketch, live readings, poetry, acting, improv. All are welcomed.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 2/16/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Events with Tickets