Thursday, Mar. 7th, 2019

6-9pm Thu. Mar. 7

Fierce Freedom's Night of Freedom and Hope 2019

Enjoy a night out for Fierce Freedom's Night of Freedom and Hope 2019, a benefit for Fierce Freedom. The evening includes a delicious plated meal (vegetarian option available), a cash bar, silent auction, special awards, and more. Tickets can be purchased in advance online.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $35

Age: 21+

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Mar. 7

Eau Claire City Council President Forum/Meet & Greet

The Candidates for Eau Claire City Council President explain why they're running and answer questions about important city issues. On the ballot April 2 is the contest for the remaining year for the City Council President's term. There will also be time to informally meet with candidates.

Chippewa Valley Technical College 620 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6:45pm Thu. Mar. 7

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+

7-8:30pm Thu. Mar. 7

Menomonie READS: The Perks of being a Wallflower (Book Discussion)

Perks follows observant “wallflower” Charlie as he charts a course through the strange world between adolescence and adulthood. First dates, family drama, and new friends. Sex, drugs, and The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Devastating loss, young love, and life on the fringes.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

7:30pm Thu. Mar. 7

CVTG Presents: Caught in the Net

Bigamist John Smith is trying to keep his two families both happy and unaware of each other. His daughter from one family and son from the other have met on the internet and are anxious to meet in person. Keeping them apart makes for an outrageously funny comedy.

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

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

7:30-10:30pm Thu. Mar. 7

Live Music: Jeff White

Americana/Alt-country & Outlaw Folk from the hills of western Wisconsin. Blending warm tones, reverbs, delays & vibrato, Jeff White sings of love, loss & lust with an Americana vibe, channeling the wide emotional spirit of human nature.

The Varsity Club 2106 N Clairemont, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7:30-9:30pm Thu. Mar. 7

UWEC Theatre Performance: "House of Blue Leaves"

Artie Shaugnessy is a songwriter with visions of glory. Toiling by day as a zookeeper, he suffers in seedy lounges by night, plying his wares at piano bars in Queens, New York. Then arrives Artie’s old school chum, now a successful Hollywood producer, Billy Einhorn, with starlet girlfriend in tow, who holds the key to Artie’s dreams of getting out of Queens and away from the life he so despises.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $22 for adults, $16 for students

Age: All Ages

8pm Thu. Mar. 7

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Brittany Tilander

Brittany Tilander doesn’t give one good gosh darn what you think and this confidence is carrying her everywhere she wants to go. Her sharp humor and biting stories tend to toe the line between chaste and bawdy but leave you cackling and begging for more.

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. Mar. 7

Vinyl Nights: Jordan Duroe

Enjoy a selection of vinyls that will be spun throughout the night, craft cocktails and regional beers/wines. The popular late-night menu features 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. 8th, 2019

Fri. Mar. 8

Eau Claire Figure Skating Competition

Individual events including long and short programs to music, spins , jumps, compulsory and artistic events are included. Scheduled events vary throughout each day. Visit online for details.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to attend, Entry deadline Jan. 31st

Fri. Mar. 8

3rd Annual Midwest Weirdfest

Midwest Weirdfest returns to downtown Eau Claire for its second annual celebration of the fantastic, frightening, offbeat, and just plain weird. . Go on a twisting, terrifying, weird, and at times hilarious journey through the cutting-edge of this season's original horror, sci-fi, underground, and documentary films.

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

Cost: $55 for a full pass, $15 for Friday, $25 for Saturday, $25 for Sunday

1:30-3pm Fri. Mar. 8

"What Happened to Brian?" In Remembrance of Uniroyal

The worst thing you can say about someone who's gone is nothing. See what Happened to Brian, and discover why many workers refer to a plant closing as a death in the family.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

3-8pm Fri. Mar. 8

Bob & Rocco's Gun Show

Home to the Take a Kid Hunting Foundation & Badger Military Collectible Shows. At these shows you can buy, sell or trade firearms, ammo, knives and much more from over 75 dealers and collectors in one location. Hosted by a non-profit fundraising organization to benefit youth and disabled American veterans.

Chippewa Valley Expo Center 5150 Old Mill Plaza, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 at the door, ages 14 & under FREE

4-7pm Fri. Mar. 8

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

6-9pm Fri. Mar. 8

Candle Light Snowshoe Hike

Head out to a candlelit hike through the woods at Otter Creek Hiking Area. Bring snowshoes. Enjoy hot cocoa and a bonfire. Bring a chair and spend some time around the bonfire. Small sledding hill available; bring flat bottom toboggans or sleds for the kids.

Centennial Park Spooner Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

6:30-8:30pm Fri. Mar. 8

Opening Reception: Hope Greene // Eau Clair de Lune

Hope Greene weaves together liquid photography techniques and written words to create a starkly dreamlike meditation on the passage of time; beginnings, endings, and the space that shapes us.

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

Cost: FREE

7pm Fri. Mar. 8

Unplugged at the Library

The Chippewa Falls Public Library and Converge Radio 99.9 FM are proud to host a brand new concert series on every other Friday in February through April. While this is a brand-new series, it’s loosely based on MTV Unplugged and VH1 Storytellers. Feb. 22: Broken Eights Mar. 8: Elvessa Mar. 22: Jim Pullman Apr. 5: Joyann Parker Apr. 19: Pit Wagon

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

Cost: FREE

7-10pm Fri. Mar. 8

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+

7:30pm Fri. Mar. 8

CVTG Presents: Caught in the Net

Bigamist John Smith is trying to keep his two families both happy and unaware of each other. His daughter from one family and son from the other have met on the internet and are anxious to meet in person. Keeping them apart makes for an outrageously funny comedy.

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

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

7:30pm Fri. Mar. 8

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

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Mar. 8

UWEC Theatre Performance: "House of Blue Leaves"

Artie Shaugnessy is a songwriter with visions of glory. Toiling by day as a zookeeper, he suffers in seedy lounges by night, plying his wares at piano bars in Queens, New York. Then arrives Artie’s old school chum, now a successful Hollywood producer, Billy Einhorn, with starlet girlfriend in tow, who holds the key to Artie’s dreams of getting out of Queens and away from the life he so despises.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $22 for adults, $16 for students

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Mar. 8

Erth's Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure

The creators of Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live want to take your family on an all new adventure – this time to the bottom of the ocean. Erth shows are at the forefront of family entertainment, using actors, technology, puppets, science and imagination to create an amazing visual experience that connects young audiences to the real science of paleontology.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: Tickets are $10 for youth and start at $20 for adults

7:30pm Fri. Mar. 8

Catch Me If You Can, Menomonie High School Musical

Based on the incredible true story, this high-flying musical comedy set in the 1960s is about an ingenious, charming runaway who masquerades as a teacher, pilot, doctor and lawyer, fabricates millions of dollars in counterfeit checks, and leads the FBI on an international chase, all before age 21.

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

Cost: $5 adults, $3 students and seniors

8pm Fri. Mar. 8

Live Music: Sam Weaver

Sam Weaver is a singer-songwritter from Menomonie, WI. He plays a mixture of folk, blues & country that are unique to him. He enjoys engaging a crowd with lively, danceable tunes, including several of his own compositions.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8-11pm Fri. Mar. 8

Music by JFT 'Lite' in the Patio

JFT 'Lite' really involves the audience. The band’s full playlists are distributed to the audience who then select the songs that are performed for that night. Late night happy hours kicks in at 10pm, $2 domestics and rails with 1/2 off on select appetizers and flatbreads.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30pm Fri. Mar. 8

Uncommon Denominator Live

An Eau Claire based cover band that plays nothing but the classics (think Blues Brothers, to Ray Charles, to Earth Wind and Fire and Chicago). From today's hits, to the funky tunes from the past, they bring together one of the most entertaining musical experiences Eau Claire has to offer.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Mar. 9th, 2019

Sat. Mar. 9

Eau Claire Figure Skating Competition

Individual events including long and short programs to music, spins , jumps, compulsory and artistic events are included. Scheduled events vary throughout each day. Visit online for details.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to attend, Entry deadline Jan. 31st

Sat. Mar. 9

3rd Annual Midwest Weirdfest

Midwest Weirdfest returns to downtown Eau Claire for its second annual celebration of the fantastic, frightening, offbeat, and just plain weird. . Go on a twisting, terrifying, weird, and at times hilarious journey through the cutting-edge of this season's original horror, sci-fi, underground, and documentary films.

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

Cost: $55 for a full pass, $15 for Friday, $25 for Saturday, $25 for Sunday

8am-1pm Sat. Mar. 9

Annual Beaver Creek Reserve French Toast Breakfast

The Beaver Creek Reserve hosts its annual French Toast Breakfast event featuring sausages from Augusta Meats. There will be fun activities for all ages across the entire campus including Chippewa Valley Water Colorists open house and show, crafts for all ages, maple syrup making, bird banding, and more.

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

Cost: Presale: $7 adults, $4 kids; Door: $8 adults, $5 kids; FREE or kids under 2

Age: All Ages

9am-2pm Sat. Mar. 9

Annual Spring Arts & Crafts Sale

Arts, Crafts, Vendors & Concessions. Over 65 Exhibitors. Sponsored by MACS Music Boosters.

McDonell Area Catholic High School 1316 Bel Air Blvd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $1 Adults, Children Free

9am-12:30pm Sat. Mar. 9

Eau Claire Downtown Winter Farmer's Market

Take advantage of these monthly opportunities to purchase high quality local vegetables, meat, dairy, eggs, bakery, honey, maple syrup, salsa, popcorn and other farm products directly from the people who produce them.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire

9am-2pm Sat. Mar. 9

Chippewa Valley Watercolor Artists Celebrate 25 Years

The Chippewa Valley Watercolor Artists will be celebrating their 25th Annual Show at Beaver Creek Reserve with a reception and sale. The exhibit will feature the work of more than 25 local artists.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

9am-5pm Sat. Mar. 9

Bob & Rocco's Gun Show

Home to the Take a Kid Hunting Foundation & Badger Military Collectible Shows. At these shows you can buy, sell or trade firearms, ammo, knives and much more from over 75 dealers and collectors in one location. Hosted by a non-profit fundraising organization to benefit youth and disabled American veterans.

Chippewa Valley Expo Center 5150 Old Mill Plaza, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 at the door, ages 14 & under FREE

10am Sat. Mar. 9

Baskets, Brunch & Boutique

Enjoy a delicious brunch in the greenhouse, then create your own hanging basket. The greenhouse pros will guide you in choosing baby plants, and then care for the baskets until they are ready to go outside. You'll also receive a coupon for the Mustard Seed Boutique for use that weekend only.

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

Cost: $60/person; registration required

10am-1pm Sat. Mar. 9

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

11am-5pm Sat. Mar. 9

Hmong Christian Church Eggroll Sale

The Hmong Christian Church is selling homemade eggrolls by the dozen. $5 for additional quarts of sauce. Available until they run out. Proceeds benefit the expansion of their children's outdoor playground and purchasing new play equipment.

Hmong Christian Church 2749 70th St., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 per dozen (includes 2 sauce cups)

1pm Sat. Mar. 9

6th Annual Volume One Cribbage Championship

Winners receive awesome Local Store gift cards in minimum $60 First Place Prize with guaranteed payouts to a minimum of one out of four players. All payouts for 20 to 32 players meet that criteria. Tournament made possible with help from the Chippewa Valley Cribbage Club. Register online.

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

Cost: $10 registration fee

2pm Sat. Mar. 9

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

2-5pm Sat. Mar. 9

Featured Artists at Valley Art Gallery and Gifts

The Featured Artists at Valley Art Galley and Gifts in Chippewa Falls for March are Heidi Bresina (pottery and needle felting) and Sandi Churness (batik). Refreshments will be served. Or visit any time to see the wide variety of media and styles of the 13 co-op artists.

Valley Art Gallery & Gifts 304 N. Bridge St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-10pm Sat. Mar. 9

Showtime Championship Wrestling: Power

A night of entertainment for the whole family. New Future Clash Champion Vanessa Azure defends her championship against Kylie Rae & Arc Williams. Chippewa Fan Favorite Kara Noia goes one on one with her friend Seishin. This event will be a food drive for Feed My People Food Bank of Eau Claire.

Eagle's Club 2588 Hallie Rd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Front Row $15, General Admission $12, Kids 6 & Under Free GA w/ Paid Adult, $2 Discount With Non Perishable Food Donation Per Ticket

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Mar. 9

The Spirit of Unity: Chippewa Valley Community Chorus

Members of the chorus come from throughout the Chippewa Valley to participate under the direction of Cathy Reitz and accompanied by Anne Kubiatowicz. The music lineup includes favorites like: Love Makes the World Go Round, Shall We Gather at the River?, and We Shall Overcome.

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

Cost: Adults $10, seniors $9, and youth $4

7:30pm Sat. Mar. 9

CVTG Presents: Caught in the Net

Bigamist John Smith is trying to keep his two families both happy and unaware of each other. His daughter from one family and son from the other have met on the internet and are anxious to meet in person. Keeping them apart makes for an outrageously funny comedy.

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

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

7:30pm Sat. Mar. 9

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

7:30-9:30pm Sat. Mar. 9

UWEC Theatre Performance: "House of Blue Leaves"

Artie Shaugnessy is a songwriter with visions of glory. Toiling by day as a zookeeper, he suffers in seedy lounges by night, plying his wares at piano bars in Queens, New York. Then arrives Artie’s old school chum, now a successful Hollywood producer, Billy Einhorn, with starlet girlfriend in tow, who holds the key to Artie’s dreams of getting out of Queens and away from the life he so despises.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $22 for adults, $16 for students

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Mar. 9

Catch Me If You Can, Menomonie High School Musical

Based on the incredible true story, this high-flying musical comedy set in the 1960s is about an ingenious, charming runaway who masquerades as a teacher, pilot, doctor and lawyer, fabricates millions of dollars in counterfeit checks, and leads the FBI on an international chase, all before age 21.

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

Cost: $5 adults, $3 students and seniors

8pm Sat. Mar. 9

Live Music: Josh Tarp & The Still

Josh Tarp stands on the shoulders of scores of bands and musicians who have shaped the landscape of music in America.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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