Saturday, Apr. 20th, 2019

4-6pm Sat. Apr. 20

Hope Gospel Mission Easter Community Dinner

Everyone deserves a delicious meal during the Easter season. Hope Gospel will be serving a free Easter dinner including ham, scalloped potatoes, vegetable, dinner rolls, dessert & beverages.

Hope Renewal Center for Men 2650 Mercantile Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-8pm Sat. Apr. 20

Live Music: Samantha McIntire + Mishka + Ghost in the Good Thing

An all ages, all genders music show featuring Samantha McIntire, Mishka, and Ghost in the Good Thing. A relaxed and intimate performance space in historic Banbury Place. Will feel like a living room performance, with excellent opportunities to connect with the artists and their messages.

Davey J's Garage 930 Galloway Street, Suite 218, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 Suggested Donation

Age: All Ages

6-10pm Sat. Apr. 20

Soul Asylum

Soul Asylum has been inspiring an incredible level of passion for their music since 1981, when the band, initially known as Loud Fast Rules, formed in Minneapolis. They're best known for their Grammy award-winning 1993 hit, "Runaway Train."

The Metro 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 tickets in advance | $30 at the door

7-9:30pm Sat. Apr. 20

Invasion: X-Force Power Wrestling

XPW is back at it again with high flying, action packed entertainment for all ages. Come on out and enjoy yourselves while interacting and meeting in person all our wrestlers. plus we will have Davis Dogs food truck to feed you all while watching all the action. Can't wait to see you all there.

Eau Claire Childrens Theatre 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 front row $10 GA kids 6 and under FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Sat. Apr. 20

Live Music: Yooth Group

Yooth Group entertains you with a night of rock/pop covers and bad jokes.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7-10pm Sat. Apr. 20

Live Music: And Friends

This session includes Jennifer Hazen on percussion and vocals; Julie Makjowski on flute; Jim Phillips guitar; and Jordan Campbell of Chamber Noise on bass.  There's also rumors that a tuba, a stand up bass and a local Guitar God will stop in. Hear some blues, some rock, and some folk with a little extra "umph!"

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm-1am Sat. Apr. 20

Six to Midnight

One of Minneapolis hottest cover bands is making a trip back to Eau Claire. They play a wide variety of todays hits.

VFW Club 305 1300 Starr Ave, Eau Claire

7:30pm Sat. Apr. 20

The Real Queens of Eau Claire: Season 9

A fun, entertaining evening of drag performances by the most talented and beautiful Queens in Eau Claire. Gather a group at The Grand to see some amazing costumes and a show to remember.

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

Cost: $15 in advance, $20 at the door

Age: Ages 18+

7:30pm Sat. Apr. 20

Impromptu A Capella Show: Rewritten

Enjoy a concert of vocal music from Impromptu A Cappella! Featuring songs by Sia, Bastille, Gotye, and Michael Buble.

Riverside Theatre - Haas Fine Arts Center, UW-Eau Claire 121 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

8-11pm Sat. Apr. 20

Live Music: Mark Croft

Mark Croft is an award-winning singer/song-writer and acoustic guitarist that blends a variety of styles into his own pop, roots, and Americana approach. Infuses soulful performances with infectious rhythms and unforgettable melodies.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8pm Sat. Apr. 20

Azara 420 After Party

420 falls on a perfect Saturday this year. Azara will have its usual party at its store featuring sales, raffles, and free pizza. An after party at 8pm, at The Brat, will have 5 DJs performing and vendors vending. Come ready to dance the night away.

The Brat 314 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

8pm Sat. Apr. 20

Filthy Sweet CD Release & 4/20 Show

Filthy Sweet celebrates the release of their new EP "Shake Your Bones" on the greenest day of the year. Opening acts are Truth Before Treason and Mixed Company.

Every Buddy's Bar 19 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $8adv, $10door

Age: 21+

8-11pm Sat. Apr. 20

Irie Sol

Reggae/Funk/Hip Hoppers Irie Sol will usher in spring with some tropical vibes and grooves.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8-9pm Sat. Apr. 20

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.

8pm Sat. Apr. 20

Skin Prints 25th Anniversary Party

Featuring performances by Ghost of the Sun, The Jaggernauts, and Drunk Drivers.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8:30pm Sat. Apr. 20

Late Night Jazz: Sue Orfield

Sue Orfield has been playing the saxophone for close to 40 years, with the last 10 or so right here in the Chippewa Valley. Her playing is informed by blues, joy, bluegrass, sadness, jazz, crazy, rock, and everything else she’s ever heard.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30pm Sat. Apr. 20

Ronald Raygun Album Release Show

The Raygun will be performing Benjamin Hinz’s “Deep” to celebrate its release on Philip K Discs from Nashville. Deep is a trance inducing psychedelic guitar epic. A small number of cassettes (with download codes) will be available at the show.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

9pm Sat. Apr. 20

Midwest Soul Xchange

Midwest Soul Xchange, a folk rock duo, will showcase their recently released album, Weakened at the Asylum—a rock opera that passionately positions the Flint, Michigan water crisis as a lens through which to explore themes of hope, power, and betrayal. 100% of digital album revenue benefits the "Flint Water Fund."

Tomahawk Room 306 N. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9:30pm-1am Sat. Apr. 20

Live Music: Crystal & The Commotion

Crystal and the Commotion featuring vocalist Crystal Dolivo, former Airkraft bassist and 2010 Grammy Nominated artist Peter Phippen, guitarist Scott Milz, and drummer Michael Hucek. Expect great music from the 60’s 70’s 80’s 90’s and today.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Sunday, Apr. 21st, 2019

8:30-9:30am Sun. Apr. 21

Free Easter Breakfast

After this free Easter breakfast, open to the public, everyone is welcome to stay and celebrate at a 10am worship service.

Menomonie Alliance Church 502 21st St. N, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-1pm Sun. Apr. 21

Weekend Brunch: Nick Seeger

A farm-focused weekend brunch with lively instrumental tunes from Seeger 10am-1pm. Offering an array of midwestern and other brunch classics including omelettes, quiche, wild rice porridge, Belgian waffles, sandwiches, and more and a variety of classic and original morning drinks including mimosas and bloody mary's.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11:30am-4pm Sun. Apr. 21

Action City Easter Egg Hunt

Features egg hunts for ages 5+ at 1pm and 2pm. Kids 4 and under can participate at 12:30pm. Bingo sessions are at 2pm and 3pm. Activities, including crafts, coloring, cookie decorating, face-painting, and pictures with the Easter Bunny, will be from noon-4pm.

Action City 2402 Lorch Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $3

Age: All Ages

1-3:30pm Sun. Apr. 21

Explore the Lower Chippewa River State Natural Area at Tyrone

Join Andrew Norman on an informative hike to restored savannas and prairies in the Lower Chippewa River State Natural Area.  Experience one of Wisconsin’s premier natural areas.  Andrew is Property Manager for the Landmark…

Tyrone (44.713688, -91.842508), Meridean/Tyrone

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3-6pm Sun. Apr. 21

Live Music: "The Part Time Duo"

Full of great cover songs that are great to sing and dance to, sprinkled with their own brand of comedy. They play a wide variety of music but play to what is catered to the crowd. Classic rock, oldies, country, 80s, 90s, and modern hits. A very fun, fast paced, light hearted show.

SandBar & Grill 17643 50th Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Monday, Apr. 22nd, 2019

6-7:30pm Mon. Apr. 22

Learn to Jazz Dance + Fox Trot

The Eau Claire Jazz Festival is one of the highlights of Springtime in Eau Claire, and the ideal time to learn (or brush up on!) your swing dancing skills! Dave & Karen Goggin have over 50 years of combined professional teaching experience in Ballroom, Latin & Swing dancing.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $45/couple

6:30-8:30pm Mon. Apr. 22

Paris to Pittsburgh - Film

The National Geographic documentary film, Paris to Pittsburgh, shows Americans are demanding and developing real solutions in the face of climate change, and they are not waiting for Washington to act. Citizens’ Climate Lobby is the host of the 77 minute film.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library – Eau Claire Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Mon. Apr. 22

SAAM Poetry Night

Join the Family Support Center and SHIFT for a night of poetry and conversation surrounding Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Grab a coffee, beer, a friend, and hear some poetry while supporting a local organization. Sspeakers include: Katy Hackworthy, Maggie Stich, Chanel Harwick, and Cat Jacoby.

SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar 615 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

7pm Mon. Apr. 22

An Evening with Freedom Rider and Civil Rights Activist: Dr. Rip Patton

Dr. Rip Patton is a community leader, jazz musician, long distance trucker, and speaker. As a foot soldier in the civil rights movement, he participated in the Freedom Rides to ensure the enforcement of a pair of Supreme Court rulings, forever altering interstate bus travel in America.

Cost: FREE but reservation required

8-10pm Mon. Apr. 22

Monday Jazz Session hosted by Aaron Hedenstrom

St. Paul native, Aaron Hedenstrom has performed across the country as a jazz saxophonist, clinician, and composer. He holds a DMA in Performance in Jazz Studies from the University of North Texas and has collaborated with vibraphonist Stefan Harris, saxophonist Bob Reynolds, The University of North Texas One O’Clock lab Bandt and indie artist S. Carey.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Apr. 23rd, 2019

1-2:30pm Tue. Apr. 23

Conifer Campus Tree Walk

Join us for an Arbor Day Celebration where we will walk through campus to learn about different Conifer species here at UW-EC. Meet at Sprites Sculpture between Schofield and Centennial Hall.

UW-EC Campus Mall 105, Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Apr. 23

History of Prohibition in Eau Claire

Historian and author of "A History of Eau Claire, Wisconsin" Dr. Brian Blakeley takes a local look at how Prohibition played out in Eau Claire. Arrive early to see the traveling exhibit "Spirited: Prohibition in America." Museum admission free after 5:00 pm.

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

Cost: FREE

7-10pm Tue. Apr. 23

Frog Fest 2019

An annual event throughout Wisconsin as the ponds begin to thaw. The Wisconsin Frog Fest circuit hosts 11 frog performers and 1 toad. Join a Reserve Naturalist to identify by sight and sound our local performers. Hike down to Beaver Creek’s own frog chorus marsh will be taken. Register by 4/19

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

Cost: Friends: Adult $5 Child $3; Nonmembers Adult $8, Child $5

Age: Ages 5+ & Adults

7-10pm Tue. Apr. 23

Poker Night

The Growler Guys hosts a 10 week Texas Hold'em tournament. The winner of each week will advance to the Tournament of Champions game. Participation is given on a first come first serve basis with a 20 player max.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7:30pm Tue. Apr. 23

The Plus Open Mic: SAAM Takeover

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Join Family Support Center and host Kes Albright as we take over The Plus Open Mic, with Chippewa Valley artists celebrating survivors and their stories. Come to engage with the performances, or sign up to share your own work.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9pm Tue. Apr. 23

UWEC Symphony Band Concert

The Symphony Band, an ensemble comprised of music majors and talented non-music majors, is committed to the study and performance of the finest standard and contemporary works for band. This performance will feature UWEC Winds Division Concerto Competition Winner, Hunter Nicholson, clarinet.

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: $2 student/faculty tickets, $5 senior citizens/youth, $7 general public. $1 processing fee added to each ticket.

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Tue. Apr. 23

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

Wednesday, Apr. 24th, 2019

noon-4pm Wed. Apr. 24

Spring Farmers Market

The Campus Mall outside of the Davies Center will be transformed into a farmers market where students, staff and visitors alike can browse and shop for groceries and various locally-sourced goods. The Student Office of Sustainability will be giving away some sustainable prizes at this event.

UW-Eau Claire Campus Mall Lower Campus, Eau Claire

Age: All Ages

4:30-7pm Wed. Apr. 24

United Way Spring Carnival

In addition to fun games, activities, and prizes, a full meal will be served until 6:45pm. This event is for all ages and there will be resources to benefit infants through seniors.

Menomonie High School 1715 5th St. W., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7:30pm Wed. Apr. 24

Wandering Spirits: Jazzy Drinks

Get into the true “spirit” of the week leading up to the Eau Claire Jazz Festival and 52nd Street by focusing on craft cocktails that have a special tie to the world of jazz. A demonstration and sampling of cocktails that specifically have a rich history alongside jazz music.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20adv, $25door

Age: 21+

6-8:30pm Wed. Apr. 24

Just Bag It Fashion Show

UW Eau Claire students, clubs, organizations, residence halls or groups of friends, come together to create an outfit entirely made from recycled or repurposed items. Promote a more socially just lifestyle in regard to fashion and the fashion industry.

UWEC Schofield Auditorium 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Wed. Apr. 24

Potosi Tasting Event

At this Potosi Tasting Event, Maddie will be here to answer any questions you may have. $1 off all Potosi beers, and a chance to win brewery swag every half hour.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6-8pm Wed. Apr. 24

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+

6:30-8pm Wed. Apr. 24

Earth Day Drumming Circle

A chance for you join others who enjoy the energy of drumming together. Hosts will call in the directions, say some prayers for the earth and drum together. They will be doing drum washing for individuals who want to be a part of the special experience. Bring your drum, rattle or other appropriate noise maker.

Unity Christ Center 1808 Folsom St, Eau Claire

Cost: Free Will Offering

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Wed. Apr. 24

13th Annual International Poetry Reading

UWEC will celebrate the beauty of languages from around the world. Students, community members, faculty and staff will read and listen to poetry written in more than 25 languages, including Korean, Hmong, Icelandic and many more. The event is free and open to the public.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Middle school and older

7-9pm Wed. Apr. 24

Jazz Session

A night of jazz and improvised music with host, Josh Gallagher. New guests each week, drawing from the large talent pool of the Chippewa Valley. Jazzers are welcome to bring their horn and sit in on a tune or two.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Wed. Apr. 24

Live Music: Cathy Reitz & 7Swing

"Cathy Reitz & 7Swing" will be performing as Stout Swing hosts "Going out with a Beat" in the MSC Great Hall, UWStout Campus. A short dance lesson will begin at 7:10. Open to the community, all welcome.

MSC Great Hall UWStout Campus, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Wed. Apr. 24

UWEC Wind Symphony and Symphonic Choir

This unique performant by the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire's Symphonic Choir and Wind Ensemble joins together two realms that don't often accompany each other. This performance melds the world of choral repertoire with the collaboration of a wind ensemble.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $3.5-7

Age: All Ages

8pm Wed. Apr. 24

Marvel Movies Trivia Night

How much do you know about Marvel Movies? All of our questions this evening will be about the Marvel Cinematic Universe. No need to preregister, just show up ready to play. Prizes for winning teams- Avengers: End Game comes out April 26th!

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Apr. 25th, 2019

9-10:30am Thu. Apr. 25

Ojibwa Golf Course Ladies League Meeting

This organizational meeting will kick of the golfing season for the Ojibwa Ladies League which plays every Thursday morning from May through September. The league welcomes new and former members.

Ojibwa Golf & Bowl 8140 136th St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

4-7pm Thu. Apr. 25

CVTC West Campus Open House

Experience hands-on programs, learn about CVTC's program degree and short-term options, check out simulators, chat with experienced program instructors, learn about academic services, and attend breakout sessions to learn more about the application process.

CVTC West Campus, Energy Education Center 4000 Campus Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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