Saturday, May. 4th, 2019

7-11pm Sat. May. 4

Live Music: 40 Fingers

40 Fingers brings back the fun of live music by delivering classic oldies through last year’s music you know and love. You'll need your dancing shoes, though, because you can dance to everything they play

Garden Pub and Grille 210 3rd St Hwy 35, Pepin

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Sat. May. 4

Live Music: Kurt Fischer

Kurt Fischer will perform live at Chippewa River Distillery. Music will include solo piano, keyboard, and electronic music. New piano music and improvised dub will be performed.

Chippewa River Distillery & Brewster Bros. Brewing Co. 402 W River St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7pm Sat. May. 4

UWEC International Film Series: The Eternal Road (Original Title: Ikitie)

Based on true events an epic story of one man's struggle for survival. One summer night of 1930, nationalist thugs violently abduct Jussi Ketola from his home in Finland. He is forced to walk the Eternal Road towards a foreign Soviet Russia, where cruelty seems to know no end.

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 Sat. May. 4

Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra: American Dreams

This concert program includes Howard Hanson's Symphony No. 5 "Sinfoina Sacra, "Op. 43. Samuel Coleridge-Taylor's Petite Suite de Concert, Aaron Copeland's Prairie Night and Celebrations Dance from "Billy the Kid", and George Gershin's Concerto in F.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $29 for GA, FREE for under 21

8-11pm Sat. May. 4

Live Music: Jeff White

Americana/Alt-country/Folk from the hills of Western Wisconsin. Blending warm tones, reverbs, delays & vibrato with outlaw grit, Jeff White sings of love, loss & lust with an Americana vibe.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8-11pm Sat. May. 4

SHIFT Prom

SHIFT Prom is a mash-up of all your fav prom themes - balloon arch for professional photos, punch & snacks, terrible decor, big hair, big dresses, slow dances, footloose. Option to purchase corsages & boutonnieres.

SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar 615 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

8-11pm Sat. May. 4

Live Music: Poor Man's Ridge

This band is the brainchild of Lucas Fischer, who brought on like-minded musicians, Brian Trullinger, Sarah Spindler, Billy Cooney, and Billy Angell.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

8:30pm Sat. May. 4

The Veer Union Live

The Veer Union is a Vancouver based hard rock band that formed in 2004 and has collectively sold over 100,000 Albums and also reached over 20 Million Streams Worldwide. With seven Top 40 singles on the Billboard Rock Radio Charts the band has proven they can stand the test of time.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 advance; $15 door

8:30-11:30pm Sat. May. 4

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.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9-11pm Sat. May. 4

Observing The Night Sky With The Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society

Members of the Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society sponsor public observing sessions on clear Saturdays May though October (except 8/6/16). Public observing starts about an hour after sunset for about two hours. Come out and enjoy a view of the night sky not possible from the city.

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

Cost: Free, donations accepted

Age: All ages

9:30pm-1:30am Sat. May. 4

Live Music: Divided Highway

All four members of DH come from years of rocking smoke-filled taverns and possesses a sincere love for entertaining their fans. All four contribute to the band with amazing vocal performances with a backdrop of mind-blowing guitar, bass, keyboard and drum.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Sunday, May. 5th, 2019

7:30am Sun. May. 5

Annual Eau Claire Marathon

3,000 runners+ will take to the streets. Runs include a full marathon, half marathon, 5k run/walk, full relay marathon, and kids run. Food trucks at the finish line include the Brew Pub Pizza, Davis Dogs LLC, Holy Donuts, The Hubb, and more. There are tons of events for non-runners and community supporters to join in on while spectating.

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: Go online for registration information

Age: All Ages

10am-1pm Sun. May. 5

Weekend Brunch: Shane Leonard

In addition to his evening jazz sets at The Lakely, check out Shane's brunch sets featuring American folk music, sometimes alone, sometimes with friends. Join the Lakely for a farm-focused weekend brunch (served 7am-1pm). From the kitchen they offer an array of midwestern and other brunch classics and morning cocktails.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-4pm Sun. May. 5

Eau Claire Exotic Pet Expo

With 100+ tables of vendors, you'll find great deals on pet supplies as well as exotic pets from responsible breeders. Expect all sorts of exotic pets to be available for sale/adoption including birds, small animals (rabbits, hedgehogs, chinchillas, etc), reptiles (snakes, lizards, turtles/tortoises), amphibians, birds, fish, exotic cats and more.

Eau Claire Expo Center 5530 Fairview Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $3/adult, $1/child (ages 4-12), kids 3 and under free

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Sun. May. 5

Phoenix Gymnastics Showcase

The members of Phoenix Gymnastics would enjoy showing you what they have been working on. They will have multiple skill levels performing.

Bloomer High School 1310 17th Ave., Bloomer

Cost: $5, kids 4 and under free

Age: All Ages

2pm Sun. May. 5

Schola Cantorum of Eau Claire Presents: Lamentations

A 12-voice choir from Wisconsin dedicated to early music, will present “Lamentations”. This selection of music for the Holy Week is contemplative and subtle, yet dramatic at times. Works by Agazzari, Croce, Gesualdo, Lasso, Viadana, and Victoria.

St. John's Lutheran Church 1804 Highland Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-4pm Sun. May. 5

Sunday Trivia at the Lakely

AMP Quiz will MC the fun right from our stage. Craft beer, cocktails and wine available at the bar and a special pitcher of beer for the trivia team with the best team name. Winning teams will go home with a Lakely gift card. Free to attend - come solo, or bring your crew.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2pm Sun. May. 5

UWEC International Film Series: The Eternal Road (Original Title: Ikitie)

Based on true events an epic story of one man's struggle for survival. One summer night of 1930, nationalist thugs violently abduct Jussi Ketola from his home in Finland. He is forced to walk the Eternal Road towards a foreign Soviet Russia, where cruelty seems to know no end.

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

3-7pm Sun. May. 5

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

4pm Sun. May. 5

Friends of Putnam Park: Invitation to Organizational Meeting

Come together with others who treasure Putnam Park to form a new organization: “Friends of Putnam Park.” The Friends of Putnam Parkwill work with the city, the university, and users of the park, to sustain the plants, animals, and all other elements of this precious ecosystem for today and for the future.

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

Monday, May. 6th, 2019

2-2:45pm Mon. May. 6

Ole Plays Nursemaid - Senior Friendly Show

Lena is having an unexpected hospital stay, so her cousin Mildred volunteers to take care of the house while she's away. Lena is looking forward to 2 weeks free from taking care of Ole, while Ole realizes he will be a "bachelor" while Lena is away. But best laid plans go awry.

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

Cost: $10 adults, $9 seniors, $6 assisted living residents, Accompanying Caregivers Free

Age: All Ages

4-8pm Mon. May. 6

Film Screening: Saving Face

Directed by Alice Wu, Saving Face is a 2004 American romantic comedy film that focuses on the relationship between a closeted lesbian individual and her mother. A Chinese-American lesbian and her traditionalist mother are reluctant to go public with secret loves that clash against cultural expectations.

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

5-7pm Mon. May. 6

Women's Giving Circle Spring Gathering

Join members of the Women’s Giving Circle for their annual Spring Gathering! The social hour begins at 5pm, with dinner and grantee interviews to follow. Learn more about their mission, and hear from some of the nonprofits they've supported.

Holiday Inn South 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $20 (dinner included)

Age: All Ages

7-8:30pm Mon. May. 6

Friends of the Chippewa River State Trail Open House

The Friends of the Chippewa River State Trail host a public open house to talk about the year to come.Learn more about the trail as well as FCRST membership and activities. Meeting will consist of a welcome from the FCRST and the WI DNR as well as a presentation from TBD speaker.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8-10pm Mon. May. 6

Monday Jazz Session Hosted by Aaron Hedenstrom

Aaron, a new member of the jazz faculty at UWEC leads the student jazz jam session every Monday. He 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.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, May. 7th, 2019

11:30am-2:30pm Tue. May. 7

Ole Plays Nursemaid - Lunch Theater

Lena is having an unexpected hospital stay, so her cousin Mildred volunteers to take care of the house while she's away. Lena is looking forward to 2 weeks free from taking care of Ole, while Ole realizes he will be a "bachelor" while Lena is away. But best laid plans go awry.

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

Cost: $34 adults, $33 seniors, $27 youth

Age: All Ages

5:30-7:30pm Tue. May. 7

Spring Evening Bird Hikes

May is an exciting time for birds at Beaver Creek as migrants are moving north and stop here to rest and refuel. Join a Reserve Naturalist for an after-dinner walk to see who we can find on the trails. All levels of bird enthusiasts are welcome. Registration and full payment required one week prior to hike.

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

Cost: Friends $3 (per hike); Nonmembers $5 (per hike)

Age: Ages 10+

7-10pm Tue. May. 7

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+

7-10pm Tue. May. 7

Adelyn Rose Live

Adelyn Strei has established herself as one of Eau Claire’s premier songwriters with her eponymous indie-rock band. Doors open at 7pm, show starts at 8pm.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 advance

7:30pm Tue. May. 7

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, May. 8th, 2019

11:30am-2:30pm Wed. May. 8

Ole Plays Nursemaid - Lunch Theater

Lena is having an unexpected hospital stay, so her cousin Mildred volunteers to take care of the house while she's away. Lena is looking forward to 2 weeks free from taking care of Ole, while Ole realizes he will be a "bachelor" while Lena is away. But best laid plans go awry.

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

Cost: $34 adults, $33 seniors, $27 youth

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:30pm Wed. May. 8

Music with Julie Majkowski

Join 200 Main to hear the talent and innovation that Julie brings to everywhere she plays.

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

6-8pm Wed. May. 8

South Shore Tasting Event

At this South Shore Tasting Event, Brewery Rep Jeff will be here hanging out and answering any questions. You'll also receive $1 off all South Shore pints, and be entered into brewery swag Drawings every half hour.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6pm Wed. May. 8

Bottles and Brushes

Lift a glass, lift a brush, and join Pablo Center for an evening of art and fun. A skilled and supportive instructors will help you create your very own masterpiece. Materials, guidance, and beverages provided. All levels welcome.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

Age: 21+

7-9pm Wed. May. 8

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

7:30pm Wed. May. 8

2nd Annual Labor Film Series: Still the Enemy Within

Still the Enemy Within offers unique insight into one of history’s most dramatic events: the 1984-85 British Miners’ Strike. No experts. No politicians. Thirty years on, this is the raw first-hand experience of those who lived through Britain’s longest strike. Follow the highs and lows of that life-changing year.

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

Cost: FREE

8-9:30pm Wed. May. 8

General Knowledge Trivia

Tonight's theme: NO THEME! Geography? Current Events? Science? Fashion? Sports? Just stuff! How much do you know? Put a team together and come test your general smarts and skills. Prizes in store.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, May. 9th, 2019

11:30am-2:30pm Thu. May. 9

Ole Plays Nursemaid - Lunch Theater

Lena is having an unexpected hospital stay, so her cousin Mildred volunteers to take care of the house while she's away. Lena is looking forward to 2 weeks free from taking care of Ole, while Ole realizes he will be a "bachelor" while Lena is away. But best laid plans go awry.

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

Cost: $34 adults, $33 seniors, $27 youth

Age: All Ages

3-6pm Thu. May. 9

16th Annual "The Past Passed Here" Living History Event

Experience the 1700s and 1800s through living history in authentic fur trade camps, and a mobile lumbering museum. Hands-on activities and games. Blacksmith, porcupine quill artist, beading and weaving artists, and more. Shop trader's row for old-fashioned toys, furs, leather goods, and clothing. Rustic food, root beer floats, popcorn, and rock candy.

Allen Park S. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 or $15 Family; FREE for 5 or younger

Age: All Ages

4:30-5:30pm Thu. May. 9

Artist Meet and Greet - 2019 Sculpture Tour Eau Claire

Several artists representing the newly installed 2019 Sculpture Tour will be gathered in the lobby of the Pablo Center to answer any questions you have, talk about their work, and maybe give you some pointers for your own artistic dreams.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Thu. May. 9

Writers Read: Open Mic

“Writers Read” is a monthly library program organized by Eau Claire’s Writer in Residence, Karen Loeb. Bring a travel-themed story or poem, or any other original you’d like to share (5 minutes or less). Sign-up starts at 5:30. Listeners are welcome.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:30pm Thu. May. 9

Know Your Farmer Dinner Series: The Glass Orchard to Benefit Red Letter Grant

Red Letter Grant and Locavore Mobile Kitchen bring you the first in a series of dinners meant to promote both local farms and local giving. A 4-course dinner hosted at the Glass Orchard amongst the apple blossoms. Celebrate the coming of spring after a long winter with a fresh farm-to-table dinner.

The Glass Orchard 130 Deerfield Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $60

Age: 21+

6:45pm Thu. May. 9

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+

7:30-10pm Thu. May. 9

UWEC Opera: Don Giovanni

Considered one of the finest operas ever written, Don Giovanni is based on the legend of serial seducer Don Juan. Time is running out for notorious libertine Don Giovanni as his misdeeds are catching up with him, but he doesn’t know that yet. Performed in Italian with English supertitles.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 for youth, $16 for UWEC faculty/staff/students, and starting at $16 for adults

Age: All Ages

8:30-11pm Thu. May. 9

Vinyl Nights: John Shemick

A selection of vinyls will be spun throughout the night. Enjoying craft cocktails and regional beers/wines, and order from our popular late-night menu featuring the Scandinavian Koldtbord, where you create your own sharable feast.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Friday, May. 10th, 2019

11am-9pm Fri. May. 10

May Wine, Beer, and Spirit Pairing Event

Each ticket allows one person a special themed food and beverage pairing at each location in the Chippewa Valley Craft Beverage Trail experience. Check out the list of locations online where you can purchase your ticket in advance with a $5 discount.

Multiple Locations

Cost: $40

Age: 21+

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