Thursday, Apr. 25th, 2019

7-9pm Thu. Apr. 25

Live Music: Emily Watkins

A guitarist and vocalist who plays with many different jazz and funk groups in the area, such as the Chippewa Valley Jazz Orchestra and Cathy Reitz and 7Swing.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Thu. Apr. 25

An Evening with Chris Botti

Since the release of his 2004 critically acclaimed CD When I Fall In Love, Chris Botti has become the largest-selling American instrumental artists. His success has led to four #1 jazz albums, as well as multiple Gold, Platinum and Grammy Awards.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $45

8pm Thu. Apr. 25

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Ali Sultan

Ali Sultan is the first professional Yemeni American comedian to be featured on Television after Kevin Hart hand picked him to perform on Comedy Central’s Hart of The City. In 2018 he filmed two specials- one for Wanda Sykes’ Epix’s Unprotected Sets, and then in Dubai where he filmed the first half hour specials for Comedy Central Arabia.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA, $3 with valid student ID

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

8:30-11pm Thu. Apr. 25

UWEC Jazz Fest: Vinyl Battle of Jazz Classics

Witness a battle between two DJs as they fight to find the greatest jazz classic of all time. In addition to enjoying craft cocktails and regional beers/wines, order from the popular late-night menu featuring the Scandinavian Koldtbord.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Friday, Apr. 26th, 2019

Fri. Apr. 26

Springfest

Activities will include live music all weekend, Springfest 5k Fun Run, kubb tournament, family-friendly fun & activities, food & drinks, over 55 local vendors & exhibitors offering specials on everything spring & summer, and much more.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: One Day $10, Three day $20

Age: All Ages

9am-6pm Fri. Apr. 26

DCHS Spring Rummage & Bake Sale

There is always something for everyone at this huge thrift sale. Be sure to come out and see what treasures they have found this time.

Foxhole Bar E4710 County Road BB, Menomonie

Cost: Varies

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Fri. Apr. 26

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Choose from a wide variety of non-fiction, children's, adult fiction, and young adult books, as well as audio books, music CDs and DVDs. Adult paperbacks start at $1, and hardcovers start at $2. Children’s and young adult paperbacks start at 25 cents and hardcovers start at 50 cents.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library - Lower Level 400 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-5:30pm Fri. Apr. 26

The Friends of the Menomonie Public Library Spring Book Sale

Find thousands of books for sale in more than 40 categories. In addition, there will be a variety of music, movies, audiobooks, and more. Members-only presale on Thursday before the sale. Open to the Public beginning Friday at 10:00 am. All proceeds from the sale go directly to programming at the Menomonie Public Library

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: Items cost vary

Age: All Ages

4-7pm Fri. Apr. 26

St Olaf Men's Club Fish Fries

The St Olaf's Men Club will be having their famous "All You Can Eat Fish Fry". The menu will feature 2 kinds of battered fish, baked fish, French Fries, baked potato, vegetables, salad bar, coffee, and milk.

Father Agnew Parish Center 2407 North Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: $11 adults, $10 seniors 65 and older, $4 children 5 - 12, 4 and under free, carryouts $10

4:31-8pm Fri. Apr. 26

Indoor Thrift Sale

Joint Thrift Sale: Alano Club and Unitarian Society of Menomonie. Clothing, household items, books, toys, tools, small electronics--from garages, cupboards and closets. Baked sale, too.

Alano Club - Unitarian Society of Menomonie 105 NE 21st Street, Menomonie

5:30-10:30pm Fri. Apr. 26

Cedarbrook's Mission Possible Family Fun Night

A fun night of bowling, bingo, raffles, games, and fun. Limited to 48 bowlers each time slot but there will be plenty of other activities for both kids and adults.

Viking Bowl N8590 WI-40, Colfax

Cost: Ticket Price TBA

6-8pm Fri. Apr. 26

52nd Street: Catya plus Sue Orfield at the Local Store

At this show at The Local Store, Catya and Sue Orfield will play Original and Traditional Jazz, Blues, and Swing. This duo features Catya on vocals and guitar and Sue Orfield on Tenor Saxophone.

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: Included in the $15 wristband for all 52nd street venue locations

6pm Fri. Apr. 26

Eau Claire Jazz Fest 52nd Street

Friday night at the Eau Claire Jazz Festival celebrates the true culture of jazz as Downtown Eau Claire transforms into a jazz nightclub scene. Over 50 bands play at multiple venues along Barstow Street in downtown Eau Claire, featuring a variety of music styles, including ragtime, blues, acoustic, and big band. Go online for a full schedule of events, venues and bands.

Various downtown EC venues; schedule and location list available online

Cost: $15 all-access wristband sold at the door. One wristband provides access to all of the venues

Age: Venues are All-Ages or 21+

6:30-8:30pm Fri. Apr. 26

In It Together Date Night "You Totally Get Me!"

Join Matt and Suzie Kendziera with In It Together Marriage Co. for a fun and engaging evening where we will get back to the business of getting each other. Discover some practical tips that will help take your marriage from mundane to mind blowing.

Jacob's Well Church 3211 N. 50th Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25/Couple

7-10pm Fri. Apr. 26

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+

7pm Fri. Apr. 26

UWEC Films Series: Casablanca

Rick Blaine, who owns a nightclub in Casablanca, discovers his old flame Ilsa is in town with her husband, Victor Laszlo. Laszlo is a famed rebel, and with Germans on his tail, Ilsa knows Rick can help them get out of the country.

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

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

Age: Not Rated

7:30pm Fri. Apr. 26

Eau Claire Jazz Festival Headliner Concert: Grace Kelly & The New York Voices

This year's headliner concert features the electric charisma of saxophonist and composer Grace Kelly, member of Jon Batiste and Stay Human, the band on The Late Show with Steven Colbert. The New York Voices are known for close-knit vocals, inspired arrangements, and unparalleled vocal blend. They'll all be backed up by UWEC's Jazz Ensemble I.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 Adult, $15 Students (w/ID)

Age: All Ages

9:30pm-1:30am Fri. Apr. 26

Live Music: False Heather

Playing rock and roll from the 80s, 90s, 00s, and today.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Saturday, Apr. 27th, 2019

Sat. Apr. 27

Springfest

Activities will include live music all weekend, Springfest 5k Fun Run, kubb tournament, family-friendly fun & activities, food & drinks, over 55 local vendors & exhibitors offering specials on everything spring & summer, and much more.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: One Day $10, Three day $20

Age: All Ages

8-10am Sat. Apr. 27

2nd Annual Out of the Darkness Walk for Suicide Prevention

UW-Stout's Gamma Sigma Sigma hosts this walk to save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide. Visit their website for more information about how to register.

UW-Stout Memorial Student Center 221 10th Avenue E., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8am-noon Sat. Apr. 27

Experience Electric Vehicles

Drive and learn about electric vehicles. Refreshments and registration at 8am. Speakers, displays, and electric vehicles from 9am-1pm.

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

8am-3pm Sat. Apr. 27

Huge Thrift Sale

Clothing for kids and adults, housewares, furniture, toys, books, collectibles, and more. Clothing is $3 per bag, all other items as marked. Don't forget the bake sale.

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

8am Sat. Apr. 27

6th Annual Beaver Bolt

8am registration; 8:30am kids' 400 M Fun Run on Track; 8:45am 5K Bike Ride along Bartig Road; 9:15am 5K Run/Walk along Bartig Road. The proceeds of this event will defer the costs of field trips for students, supplies, and items for classrooms. A portion of the proceeds will also support the Augusta Track & Field program.

Augusta High School E19320 Bartig Rd., Augusta

Cost: $10-25

Age: All Ages

9am-3pm Sat. Apr. 27

Bloomer Air - Air Pistol Match

The Wisconsin Air Pistol Association is hosting the Bloomer Air, Air Pistol competition. The competition will be a 10 meter olympic air pistol match. Classes will be offered for novices through seniors.

Bloomer Rod & Gun 17821 60th St, Bloomer

Cost: $10 entry fee

Age: Ages 14+

9am-2pm Sat. Apr. 27

Indoor Thrift Sale

Joint Thrift Sale: Alano Club and Unitarian Society of Menomonie. Clothing, household items, books, toys, tools, small electronics--from garages, cupboards and closets. Baked sale, too.

Alano Club - Unitarian Society of Menomonie 105 NE 21st Street, Menomonie

9am-noon Sat. Apr. 27

Amazing Eau Claire Clean-Up

The Eau Claire Parks, Recreation, & Forestry Department is organizing the “Amazing Eau Claire Clean-Up”. This event sends volunteers to locations throughout the city including community parks, neighborhood playgrounds, picnic areas, and recreational trails, where they clean the areas and prepare flowerbeds.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-2pm Sat. Apr. 27

DCHS Spring Rummage & Bake Sale

There is always something for everyone at this huge thrift sale. Be sure to come out and see what treasures they have found this time.

Foxhole Bar E4710 County Road BB, Menomonie

Cost: Varies

Age: All Ages

9am Sat. Apr. 27

Cedarbrook's Mission Possible Run for Water - 5k and 1mile

Begins at Riverside Park. Registration begins at 9am. 5k Run starts at 10am, Donut Dash will be at 10:30am, and the 1 Mile Walk will start at 11am. Awards will be given out at 11:30am.

Riverside Park Hudson Rd 29 and County Rd P, Menomonie

Cost: Ticket prices TBA

9am-5pm Sat. Apr. 27

9th Annual Clark County "Spring into the Arts" Tour

Features many of Clark County’s finest artists, guest artists and their creations - painters, potters, woodworkers, metal workers, jewelers, weavers, glass workers and much more.

Clark County WI

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Sat. Apr. 27

Eau Claire Tabletop Gamer Convention

Bring your game night to GamerCon. They'll have tournaments, casual game tables, vendors, and more.

Cedarcreek Community Church 3520 Eastwind Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $8 Base Entry, See Website for full details

Age: All Ages

9-11am Sat. Apr. 27

Earth Day Cleanup

Volunteer for the annual Earth Day Cleanup in downtown Chippewa Falls. All volunteers receive free t-shirt, bottled water and FREE breakfast at Central Lutheran Church. They supply gloves and garbage bags.

Chippewa Falls Main Street downtown Harmony Courtyard - 200 block of Bridge Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30am-5pm Sat. Apr. 27

Scheels Outdoor Expo

Local Scheels experts and vendor representatives will be on site to show you the latest in camping, watersports, fishing, yard games, kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, GPS systems, fitness trackers and more. Also offering delicious food samples cooked on Traeger Grills and Bradley Smokers.

Scheels All Sports 4710 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. Apr. 27

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Choose from a wide variety of non-fiction, children's, adult fiction, and young adult books, as well as audio books, music CDs and DVDs. Adult paperbacks start at $1, and hardcovers start at $2. Children’s and young adult paperbacks start at 25 cents and hardcovers start at 50 cents.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library - Lower Level 400 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-11:45am Sat. Apr. 27

Destination Yoga: The Growler Guys

Head out on an adventure and join Latitude 44 Yoga Studio at The Growler Guys. A 45 minute all levels Vinyasa Flow class followed by beer & kombucha tasting with your fellow yogis. The cost of the event includes yoga + deals on pints of beer & kombucha! Please bring a yoga mat.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $12 for members ($15 for non-members)

Age: 21+

10am-5pm Sat. Apr. 27

Spring Psychic & Wellness Fair

Enjoy the readers, healers and vendors, the free presentations, and free admittance. Panels include "Ramblings of an Average Joe" by Joe "The Rock Guy" Rothengass, Connecting To Your Spirit Guides; Intuition and Energy Management, Basic Astrology, and Everyday Reiki. Information about 30+ on their website.

Sleep Inn & Suites Conference Center 5872 33rd Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE admittance

10am-4:30pm Sat. Apr. 27

The Friends of the Menomonie Public Library Spring Book Sale

Find thousands of books for sale in more than 40 categories. In addition, there will be a variety of music, movies, audiobooks, and more. Members-only presale on Thursday before the sale. Open to the Public beginning Friday at 10:00 am. All proceeds from the sale go directly to programming at the Menomonie Public Library

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: Items cost vary

Age: All Ages

10am-1pm Sat. Apr. 27

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

10am-2pm Sat. Apr. 27

Hop for Hearing

Includes egg hunt games, face painting, arts & crafts, and pictures with bunnies, and drawings for prize baskets. Egg hunt run from 12-12:30pm. Prize drawings announced at 1pm. All proceeds donated to the Starkey Hearing Foundation, the Delta Zeta Foundation, and the Eau Claire County Humane Association.

Bollinger Fields 3111 Eldorado Blvd, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

noon-11pm Sat. Apr. 27

Jam It For The Planet

Free family friendly activities; Earth Day superhero visit, guided kids activities, a creation station, local music and Earth Day Alstar band. After 7pm Minneapolis based Mark Joseph and national beat boxer Heatbox $7 dollars headline. Proceeds fund local composting effort.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Sat. Apr. 27

Eau Claire Coffee Club Meeting

This month the Coffee Club gets back to basics and explores a coffee from Roseline Coffee Roasters through 3 different brewing methods: French Press, AeroPress, and the Kalita Wave. Go over different recipes and brewing techniques, and taste to see if there's a difference between the 3.

SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar 615 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 (includes tastings)

1:30-3:30pm Sat. Apr. 27

The Stillwater Eldorado Music Barn

Enjoy the music of Ben Stillwater, Cyndee Jean, The Stillwater Kids and John & Rose Vincent. Enjoy a (limited seat) Cowboy BBQ Dinner, catered by Northwoods Brew Pub following the Show.

Stillwater Eldorado Music Barn N13714 County Road G, Osseo

Cost: Show AND Dinner Tickets $55, Show ONLY $35, (Kids Show & Dinner- $25), (Kid Show ONLY - $15) Kids 10 and under FREE

Age: All Ages

2pm Sat. Apr. 27

UWEC Films Series: Casablanca

Rick Blaine, who owns a nightclub in Casablanca, discovers his old flame Ilsa is in town with her husband, Victor Laszlo. Laszlo is a famed rebel, and with Germans on his tail, Ilsa knows Rick can help them get out of the country.

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

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

Age: Not Rated

4-8pm Sat. Apr. 27

11th Annual Northwest Beerfest

Event includes food, music, raffles, and of course plenty of beer tasting. Sample hundreds of beers, get a commemorative glass, and even a Saturday evening Springfest ticket in your package. Bussing to and from the event is available. Pickup locations listed online.

Chippewa Area Ice Arena 839 First Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $40

Age: 21+

4:30pm Sat. Apr. 27

Cedarbrook's Mission Possible Comedy Night

Fish Sticks Comedy Act will be coming to Cedarbrook Church as part of the Mission Possible Fundraising Weekend. 4:30 show will include popcorn, candy, and beverage. This will be catered to families. 7pm show will include pre-show appetizers and beverages. This show is catered to adults.

Cedarbrook Church N6714 470th St., Menomonie

Cost: $15 for early show, $20 for later show

6-11pm Sat. Apr. 27

Singles Connection Spring Fling Dance

Couples dance lessons 6-7 pm. Live music by Home Grown Tomatoes band 7-11 pm. Mixer dances, snacks, and socializing. Open to the public. Singles and couples welcome.

American Legion Hall 634 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: members $5 each non-members $10 each

Age: adult dance

6pm Sat. Apr. 27

Chippewa Valley Film Festival

An evening of local, regional, national, and international videos that celebrates the art of the short film. Organized into several programs with questions and answers with he attending filmmakers. Doors at 6pm.

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

Cost: $7 Adults, $4 youth under 13

7-9pm Sat. Apr. 27

Confluence: One Night. Six Musicians

Performing together for the very first time are these five fabulous female artists: Morgana Hasil, Kari Larson, Lisa Schultz, Faith Ulwelling, and Karen Capper. Top that off with the opening act of John Hermanson and you have a night to remember.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: $15

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Apr. 27

Cedarbrook's Mission Possible Comedy Night

Fish Sticks Comedy Act will be coming to Cedarbrook Church as part of the Mission Possible Fundraising Weekend. 4:30 show will include popcorn, candy, and beverage. This will be catered to families. 7pm show will include pre-show appetizers and beverages. This show is catered to adults.

Cedarbrook Church N6714 470th St., Menomonie

Cost: $15 for early show, $20 for later show

7pm Sat. Apr. 27

The Innocent Men Present: Blugold Originals, Volume II

The Innocent Men are back to present UWEC's premier all-original music experience. Blugold Originals will be featuring Blugold singer-songwriters as well as originals created by the Innocent Men.

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

Cost: $10

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