Thursday, Feb. 28th, 2019

8am-2:30pm Thu. Feb. 28

2019 Sales Conference

The Chamber will present its fifth annual Sales Conference to help sales professionals learn new tips, discuss different strategies and refresh ideas to help boost sales performance. From seasoned sales professionals to those just starting their careers, this conference will empower you with better tools to make this the best sales year ever.

The Florian Gardens 2340 Lorch Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $79 Member $109 Non-member

noon-7pm Thu. Feb. 28

RV Show

Various dealers on site with travel trailers & 5th wheels on display at the 55,000 square foot Chippewa Valley Expo Center facility. A great opportunity to see RVs up close.

Chippewa Valley Expo Center 5150 Old Mill Plaza, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

4-7pm Thu. Feb. 28

Paint the Town Red

An evening filled with fashion, positive energy, and heart health. Browse the sales and specials in 30+ participating businesses. Enjoy drawings, giveaways, food, wine tasting, games, prizes, refreshments, free blood pressure screenings, and information from HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital health professionals.

Downtown Chippewa Falls, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE to attend

5:30-8pm Thu. Feb. 28

Sculpture demonstration with Kate Bradley

Kate Bradley is a stone sculptor from Wausau who creates animal and human forms in a method called "taille directe", carving directly into the stone without first making a model from another medium. Kate will share her techniques and methods for stone carving.

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

6-8pm Thu. Feb. 28

Winter After Hours 2019

There will be ice skating, snow shoeing, winter kubb, a firepit, music, and hot drinks. Snowshoe and skate rentals will be available during the special event only. The warming house and restrooms will be open and supervised. Hundreds of people enjoy this unique social gathering each season.

Pinehurst Park 3523 Delbert Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

6-8pm Thu. Feb. 28

Master Cooking Class with Executive Chef Wamsley

Join Executive Chef Shawn Wamsley and Johnny's Italian Steakhouse for an evening of instruction, learning, participation and pure fun. Each class includes tutorial, hands-on instruction, food & two glasses of wine per person, chosen from a procured list to match the Master Class theme.

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $75

6-7pm Thu. Feb. 28

Treatment Foster Parent Informational Session

Become a Treatment Foster Parent. Attend this informational session at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin's Community Services office. You are under no obligation to become licensed as a foster parent by attending this event.

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Eau Claire Community Services 2004 Highland Avenue, Suite M, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Thu. Feb. 28

Solar and Suds

Enjoy two free beers and an informative presentation about about how solar for your property works. Seating is limited. An opportunity for homeowners, business owners, and anyone who’s interested to learn about the benefits of solar energy.

Lucette Brewing Company 910 Hudson Rd., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages 21+ for Free Beer

6:45pm Thu. Feb. 28

Manifest Open Mic

Enjoy local open mic musicians or take the stage yourself.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-9pm Thu. Feb. 28

Live Music: Cap’n Seabeard and Hannah Lee

Cap’n Seabeard is an original folk and country-blues songwriter. With a wide range of influences, his songs are a reply to the current state of the world and its residents. A lifelong poet and self taught musician, Hannah’s songs are riddled with memories of childhood, travel, love, and loss.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Thu. Feb. 28

Decadent Cabaret 40

Celebrate 40 years of Decadent Cabaret with one of the most diverse lineups ever assembled. Art displays from Artisan Forge, aerobatics from the Torch Sisters, and featuring a killer musical lineup including area favorites like Irie Sol, Pit Wagon, FM Down, and much more.

The Metro 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10/day, $25 for 3 days

7-9pm Thu. Feb. 28

Converge Radio Presents: Annie Mack

Annie Mack has built a reputation for writing meaningful, relate-able and inspirational songs. Live, she delivers her songs with power, soul and conviction. A dynamic vocalist and charismatic performer, she takes the audience on a journey; from velvet lined melodic depths to exciting, gritty, full bodied church hollers.

Xpeditions Coffee Co. & Market 1319 Main St., Bloomer

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

7pm Thu. Feb. 28

Team Jeopardy Trivia Challenge

Eau Claire Children's Theater hosts a Team Jeopardy trivia challenge.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Consult website for ticket price

8pm Thu. Feb. 28

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Torio Van Grol

Torio Van Grol was first discovered by a gentleman naturalist in 1676, causing an uproar among the clergy, who claimed that he was placed on Earth by God as a test of faith. In 2016, he was listed as one of the Bay Area's best stand-up comedians.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA, $3 students

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

8pm Thu. Feb. 28

Open Mic Night

Show off or test something you've been working on or see what your peers love to do. Welcoming comedy, poetry, music, and more. Sign up starts at 7pm at the BDP booth in the Terrace.

UW-Stout Memorial Student Center, The Terrace 302 10th Ave. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30-11pm Thu. Feb. 28

Vinyl Nights: Matt Mabis

Enjoy a selection of vinyls spun throughout the night while enjoying craft cocktails, regional beers/wines, and the popular late-night menu, featuring the Scandinavian Koldtbord, a 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

Friday, Mar. 1st, 2019

10am-7pm Fri. Mar. 1

RV Show

Various dealers on site with travel trailers & 5th wheels on display at the 55,000 square foot Chippewa Valley Expo Center facility. A great opportunity to see RVs up close.

Chippewa Valley Expo Center 5150 Old Mill Plaza, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

4:30-7:30pm Fri. Mar. 1

Knights of Columbus Fish Fry

The Famous Menomonie Knights of Columbus Fish Fry will be served from 4:30pm – 7:30pm in Charles Hall (basement) of St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Go online for the menu and a free coupon.

St. Joseph's Catholic Church (Charles Hall -Basement) 910 Wilson Ave, Menomonie

Cost: See menu online for prices

4:30-7pm Fri. Mar. 1

35th Annual New England Style Fish Boil

On the menu: the famous fish, carrots, red potatoes, coleslaw, macaroni and cheese, onions, Vienna bread, fish tacos, beverage and ice cream cup.

Immaculate Conception Parish 1712 Highland Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $11 adults; $5 for ages 6-12; FREE for ages 5 and under; $11 for all carryouts

Age: All Ages

5:30pm Fri. Mar. 1

Women in Culinary Scholarship Fundraiser

Locavore Mobile Kitchen owner and chef Amy Huo is hosting a fundraiser for a scholarship to help women getting into the culinary industry. Guest chefs will bring a dish that represents them and their style, and guests may order a-la-carte from the menu. Beer/wine/cocktails available for purchase. 100% of proceeds go to the fundraiser.

Forage 930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212, Eau Claire

6:30pm Fri. Mar. 1

Singin' in the Band: Live Band Karaoke Fundraiser

This live band karaoke event is a fundraiser for the Chippewa Valley Museum. Features pop-up museum exhibit, wine pull, raffle, light food, cash bar, performance by the Sue Orfield Band, and a karaoke show with Jenny and the Jets. Grab a $10 karaoke slot and sing to raise money for the museum.

The Lismore 333 Gibson Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 advance, $45 at the door

6:30pm Fri. Mar. 1

Wisconsin Brewing Beer Dinner

4 Course Dinner With 5 Beer Samples. Courses include Florida Orange Glazed Wings, Chicken Alfredo Pizza, Beef Skewer with Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes, and Chocolate Espresso Tiramisu. Beers include S’Wheat Caroline, Cupid’s Envy, Badger Club Amber, Vacation Pilsner, and Yankee IPA.

The Complexx (at Wagner's Lanes) 2159 Brackett Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $35/person

7-10pm Fri. Mar. 1

Guy Challenge 2019

An event built exclusively for men. A place to cut loose, relax, laugh, be well fed, get inspired, encouraged, and challenged. Guy Challenge will equip with practical tools to be a courageous follower of Jesus in your everyday life. Featured speakers, BBQ catering, and axe throwing.

Landmark Christian Church 4140 126th Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25 ($35 after Feb 15th) Men ages 25 & Under Free

Age: Age 13+

7pm Fri. Mar. 1

Decadent Cabaret 40

Celebrate 40 years of Decadent Cabaret with one of the most diverse lineups ever assembled. Art displays from Artisan Forge, aerobatics from the Torch Sisters, and featuring a killer musical lineup including area favorites like Irie Sol, Pit Wagon, FM Down, and much more.

The Metro 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10/day, $25 for 3 days

7pm Fri. Mar. 1

UWEC Film Series: Bohemian Rhapsody (UAC)

A foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound.

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

Cost: $5 GA, $10 yearly film pass, $20 for family yearly pass (4 people)

7-10pm Fri. Mar. 1

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+

7-10pm Fri. Mar. 1

Deisrable Beauty Presents: Be Not Afraid

An evening for women and teen girls that is sure to be sprinkled with fun, heart hugs, and friends, PLUS sweet food and special guests. Desirable Beauty Events are always centered around a powerful truth from the Bible.

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

Cost: $15-20 for Teen Night on Friday, $35-40 for Ladies Night on Saturday (Dinner included)

Age: Teen Girls and Ladies

7-9pm Fri. Mar. 1

Live Music: Davey J and Friends

Davey J is familiar to the region as bandleader for the former band leader for the Minneapolis based Jones Tones. In newer musical combos lead by Davey J, you can still hear a full range of sound with influences from blues, rock & roll, reggae, Sun Records style country, and urban folk.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-10:30pm Fri. Mar. 1

Swing Lesson and Dance

There will be a Swing lesson at 7:30pm followed by music for dancing all your favorite dances including ballroom and Latin music. All dancers are welcome to attend. Casual attire.

Eau Claire Moose Lodge 3606 Curvue Rd, Eau Claire

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

7:30pm Fri. Mar. 1

MTG Presents: How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

A satire of big business and all it holds sacred, a man uses a handbook to climb the corporate ladder from lowly window washer to high-powered executive, tackling the aggressively compliant “company man,” the office party, backstabbing coworkers, caffeine addiction and, of course, true love.

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

Cost: Contact MTG for tickets

7:30pm Fri. Mar. 1

Memorial High School Documentary Theatre presents Traffick

Traffick is based on true events and exposes the harsh reality and prevalence of human trafficking that is often overlooked in the United States.Proceeds from ticket sales will go towards the Fierce Freedom organization. Traffick is written, directed, and produced by Memorial High School Documentary Theatre students.

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

Cost: $10 GA, $5 students & seniors (Plus fees & tax)

7:30pm Fri. Mar. 1

ECCT Presents: The Cat in the Hat

From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears at the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat in the Hat is the most mischievous cat they have ever met. With the trickiest of tricks, he turns a rainy afternoon into an amazing adventure. But what will mom find when she gets home?

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Consult website for ticket price

Age: All Ages

8:30pm Fri. Mar. 1

Late Night Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher Trio

Jeremy Boettcher has performed music throughout the world. He has toured extensively in S. Carey, traveling throughout the US, Canada, and Europe. Recently, Jeremy 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

Saturday, Mar. 2nd, 2019

8am-3pm Sat. Mar. 2

Guy Challenge 2019

An event built exclusively for men. A place to cut loose, relax, laugh, be well fed, get inspired, encouraged, and challenged. Guy Challenge will equip with practical tools to be a courageous follower of Jesus in your everyday life. Featured speakers, BBQ catering, and axe throwing.

Landmark Christian Church 4140 126th Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25 ($35 after Feb 15th) Men ages 25 & Under Free

Age: Age 13+

8am-noon Sat. Mar. 2

2019 Blizzard Blast Indoor Triathlon

This indoor triathlon includes a 500 yard swim, 8 mile stationary bike, and 2 mile run.

UWEC McPhee Strength & Performance Center 509 University Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: Individual: $35, Team: $60, UWEC Students: $30

9am-noon Sat. Mar. 2

YMCA Healthy Kids Day

Allows kids to participate in many interactive activities while families can gather information on nutrition, health, exercise, health care services, chiropractic care, dental hygiene, fire safety, home safety and much more. Pool is open for family open swim, and new this year there will be Zumba sessions.

Chippewa Falls YMCA 611 Jefferson Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

9am-3pm Sat. Mar. 2

Winter Farmers Market

Support local farmers and shop for beef, pork, eggs, produce, honey, bison and so much more in the beauty of the greenhouses at Down to Earth.

Down To Earth Garden Center 6025 Arndt Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am Sat. Mar. 2

18th Annual Chilly Chippewa 1m/5k

A fundraiser for the Chippewa Falls High School Cross Country team as well as an opportunity to get outside and begin the racing year. Besides all the normal benefits of a fun run (t-shirts, awards), they offer participants a free post-race meal of homemade chili provided by our cross country team families.

Chippewa Falls Senior High School 735 Terrill St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $20-$25

10am-1pm Sat. Mar. 2

Weekend Brunch: Brady Didion

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

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-6pm Sat. Mar. 2

RV Show

Various dealers on site with travel trailers & 5th wheels on display at the 55,000 square foot Chippewa Valley Expo Center facility. A great opportunity to see RVs up close.

Chippewa Valley Expo Center 5150 Old Mill Plaza, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

10am-4pm Sat. Mar. 2

Soul Saturday

A marketplace for all things Metaphysical and Holistic. A variety of vendors sharing their goods and services.

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

Cost: FREE

10am-3pm Sat. Mar. 2

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Fair

There will be a number of local CSA farms onsite with information about their programs — so you can meet local farmers, compare prices, and find the farm that best meets your needs.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

11am Sat. Mar. 2

Pow-Wow: Celebration of Native American Culture

A celebration of culture that bridges the customs and stories of the past with the energy and vitality of 21st-century Native American people from the UWEC campus and the community. Music, song, dance, food and storytelling will bring together indigenous people as well as the greater community. The Grand Entry is at 1pm, and the Feast is at 5pm.

UWEC McPhee Strength & Performance Center 509 University Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $4 general, $2 student, FREE for 5 and under and 55+

11am Sat. Mar. 2

ECCT Presents: The Cat in the Hat

From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears at the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat in the Hat is the most mischievous cat they have ever met. With the trickiest of tricks, he turns a rainy afternoon into an amazing adventure. But what will mom find when she gets home?

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Consult website for ticket price

Age: All Ages

11am-2pm Sat. Mar. 2

Empty Bowls

Annual fundraiser to benefit Stepping Stone of Dunn County. Features hand-crafted bowls to fill with soup, includes bread and dessert. Entertainment, silent auction, kid's activities.

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

Cost: $15 in advance (starting February); $17 at the door w/hand-crafted bowl. Meal only $5 in advance; $7 at the door. Children under 5 eat free.

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Sat. Mar. 2

3rd Annual Beer & Wing Fest

Sample some great craft beers & try some delicious wings from area restaurants. Limited number of tickets available. Tickets not guaranteed at door if sold out prior to event. VIP event starts 2 hour early.

Wagner's Lanes 2159 Brackett Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: GA: $30 advance, $40 door | VIP: $50 advance, $60 door

Age: 21+

1-2pm Sat. Mar. 2

The Roots of Permaculture: an Introduction to Ecologically Designed Gardens

Learn how to approach your gardening and landscaping projects through the ecologically based design science of permaculture. From building soil to planting strategies, dig into the core of permaculture and see real-world examples of techniques used to create a beautiful, productive, and sustainable garden ecosystem in your own backyard.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: Free (Seed Library Seeds can also be picked up after the speaker)

1:30pm Sat. Mar. 2

ECCT Presents: The Cat in the Hat

From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears at the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat in the Hat is the most mischievous cat they have ever met. With the trickiest of tricks, he turns a rainy afternoon into an amazing adventure. But what will mom find when she gets home?

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Consult website for ticket price

Age: All Ages

2pm Sat. Mar. 2

MTG Presents: How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

A satire of big business and all it holds sacred, a man uses a handbook to climb the corporate ladder from lowly window washer to high-powered executive, tackling the aggressively compliant “company man,” the office party, backstabbing coworkers, caffeine addiction and, of course, true love.

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

Cost: Contact MTG for tickets

2pm Sat. Mar. 2

UWEC Film Series: Bohemian Rhapsody (UAC)

A foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound.

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

Cost: $5 GA, $10 yearly film pass, $20 for family yearly pass (4 people)

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