Saturday, Mar. 9th, 2019

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

8-11pm Sat. Mar. 9

Live Music: Contingency

Rock 'n roll covers from the 70s to today.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Sunday, Mar. 10th, 2019

Sun. Mar. 10

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 Sun. Mar. 10

VFW Breakfast

Breakfast will be served by the Altoona VFW and Auxiliary.

Altoona VFW 1419 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 4-9

Age: All Ages

9am-3pm Sun. Mar. 10

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-1pm Sun. Mar. 10

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

1:30pm Sun. Mar. 10

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

1:30pm Sun. Mar. 10

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

2pm Sun. Mar. 10

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 Sun. Mar. 10

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

7pm Sun. Mar. 10

Supersuckers 30th Anniversary Tour

After returning from touring Australia & New Zealand, Supersuckers bring the band's 30th Anniversary Tour to North America. Known as "The World's Greatest Rock N' Roll Band", the live performance is a span of their long career, featuring straight up good old rock & roll and Supersuckers own brand of dirty country.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $15adv, $20door, $25 meet & greet (advance only)

Monday, Mar. 11th, 2019

9-10am Mon. Mar. 11

Free Community Yoga

Instructor, Teresa Kruger is a 200 hour certified yoga and meditation instructor. Community Yoga is designed to accommodate yoga practitioners of all levels. Will cover yoga postures, some yogic philosophies, and go through some guided relaxation/meditation.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

1-6pm Mon. Mar. 11

Artists Series Presents The Mystical Arts of Tibet

The monks of the Drepung Loseling Monastery will visit UW-Eau Claire from March 11-15 for an artist residency that includes creating a sand mandala, lectures on Tibetan culture, traditions and beliefs, and a sacred music and dance performance. Opening and closing ceremonies at 1pm on Monday and Friday respectively.

Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

5-6pm Mon. Mar. 11

Local Lit: Off the Page

Readings from various local authors. Local Author, former Eau Claire poet laureate, and Professor Emeritus, Bruce Taylor, has goals to entertain and to expose an audience to a wide variety and diversity of writers from the Chippewa Valley (sometimes beyond): poets, spoken word artists, essayists, fiction writers.

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

Cost: FREE

7:30-9pm Mon. Mar. 11

Tell Me Something Weird Podcast Live

Each week, Jodie Arnold and Eric Johnson get together to share their love of murders, abductions, end-times predictions, and weird history in a weekly podcast. Join them live at The Plus (for free) while they chat with a special guest, give away some sweet swag, and get a little weird.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

7:30-9:30pm Mon. Mar. 11

Bingo Night

The Growler Guys is hosting Bingo every Monday night.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8-10pm Mon. Mar. 11

Monday Jazz Jam

Aaron Hedenstrom, a new member of the jazz faculty at UWEC leads the student jazz jam session every monday. All are welcome.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Mar. 12th, 2019

10am-6pm Tue. Mar. 12

Artists Series Presents The Mystical Arts of Tibet

The monks of the Drepung Loseling Monastery will visit UW-Eau Claire from March 11-15 for an artist residency that includes creating a sand mandala, lectures on Tibetan culture, traditions and beliefs, and a sacred music and dance performance. Opening and closing ceremonies at 1pm on Monday and Friday respectively.

Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6-7:30pm Tue. Mar. 12

Tainter Menomin Lake Improvement Association Monthly Meeting

No matter who you are, you live in a watershed and your voice matters. Come introduce yourself to other watershed citizens at this month's TMLIA meeting.

Dunn County Fish and Game Clubhouse 1600 Pine Ave, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Tue. Mar. 12

Winter Film Series - The Sisters Brothers

The Sisters Brothers-Joaquin Phoenix and John C. Reilly star as sibling assassins Charlie and Eli Sisters, who are hired to kill a gold prospector accused of stealing from their boss in the Old West. 120 mins.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Rated R

7-9pm Tue. Mar. 12

The World Cultural Center Hosts Poet Peggy Trojan

Peggy Trojan is a member of the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets. She published her first poem in 2010 when she was 77, and has published 230 poems since. She has been published in a wide variety of journals and anthologies. Complimentary Tidbits & Tea will be served. RSVP required.

Spirit Lutheran Church 1310 Main St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Tue. Mar. 12

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, Mar. 13th, 2019

10am-6pm Wed. Mar. 13

Artists Series Presents The Mystical Arts of Tibet

The monks of the Drepung Loseling Monastery will visit UW-Eau Claire from March 11-15 for an artist residency that includes creating a sand mandala, lectures on Tibetan culture, traditions and beliefs, and a sacred music and dance performance. Opening and closing ceremonies at 1pm on Monday and Friday respectively.

Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

5-10pm Wed. Mar. 13

The Downtown Eau Claire Awards - "The Downtownys"

An event celebrating the businesses, organizations, and individuals that make Downtown so amazing. Cocktail reception, banquet, awards ceremony, and entertainment.

The Halls at The Lismore Hotel 333 Gibson Street, Eau Claire

Cost: Ticket price TBD

6-8pm Wed. Mar. 13

Booze and Bingo

Drinks, prizes, and fun! Join for a night of booze & bingo.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6-8pm Wed. Mar. 13

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+

7-9pm Wed. Mar. 13

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

7-8pm Wed. Mar. 13

Steve Betchkal Author Visit

Join Steve Betchkal as he discusses his newest book,Walk the Walk, Camp the Camp, Bird the Bird, The Fantastic Quest to Meet Every Species of Bird on Planet Earth, Spend a Year Outside My Comfortable Little House, & Follow the Trail to Its Logical Conclusion.

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

Cost: FREE

7:30pm Wed. Mar. 13

2nd Annual Labor Film Series: Mass E Bhat

Mass E Bhat is a feature-length documentary directed by Hannan Majid and Richard North. The film provides an intimate portrait of a side of 21st century capitalist economic globalization that many in ‘The First World’ never encounter.

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

Cost: FREE

7:30-9:30pm Wed. Mar. 13

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

Thursday, Mar. 14th, 2019

8:30am-4:15pm Thu. Mar. 14

2019 Red Cedar Watershed Conference

Joining fellow citizens in the Red Cedar area to develop a vision and action plan to restore and maintain a healthy water system for our future. The Red Cedar: Land, Water and People Coming Together event is an opportunity to bring best practices and innovative ideas to the forefront.

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

Cost: See Website

Age: 18+

10am-6pm Thu. Mar. 14

Artists Series Presents The Mystical Arts of Tibet

The monks of the Drepung Loseling Monastery will visit UW-Eau Claire from March 11-15 for an artist residency that includes creating a sand mandala, lectures on Tibetan culture, traditions and beliefs, and a sacred music and dance performance. Opening and closing ceremonies at 1pm on Monday and Friday respectively.

Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

5:30-7pm Thu. Mar. 14

Poetry & Pi(e) with Dasha Kelly Hamilton

Dasha is a poet, writer, artist, and founder of Stillwaters Collective, an arts outreach and community-building initiative. Also celebrate the power of poetry and math with pies from Randy’s Family Restaurant and coffee from SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $8 for Wisconsin Academy members and $10 for non-members

6-9pm Thu. Mar. 14

Ladies Night Out

Includes canvas painting of your choice, led by Craving Canvas (100+ designs to choose from), a flight of house wines, and cupcake decorating.

29 Pines Hotel and Convention Center 5872 33rd Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $63.40

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Mar. 14

Trivia: Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?

Remember that cool show you used to watch just to see how smart you were? Rumor has it John Cena will be hosting a revival on Nickelodeon this year. Flow with a wave of nostalgia and come on down to answer some classic questions at this month’s trivia.

Lazy Monk Brewing, LLC 97 West Madison Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6:45pm Thu. Mar. 14

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. Mar. 14

'Insights on Art' with Dick Milheiser

Dick is a retired art teacher who works in pottery. He will facilitate a discussion of art, what it means, what it can do, and why it's important. Explore the general topic of art - a real learning experience. This is 2-part.

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

Cost: $5

Age: Ages 15 and up

7:30pm Thu. Mar. 14

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 Thu. Mar. 14

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

7:30-9:30pm Thu. Mar. 14

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

8:30-11pm Thu. Mar. 14

Vinyl Nights: JTron

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. 15th, 2019

1pm Fri. Mar. 15

Artists Series Presents The Mystical Arts of Tibet

The monks of the Drepung Loseling Monastery will visit UW-Eau Claire from March 11-15 for an artist residency that includes creating a sand mandala, lectures on Tibetan culture, traditions and beliefs, and a sacred music and dance performance. Opening and closing ceremonies at 1pm on Monday and Friday respectively.

Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

3-8pm Fri. Mar. 15

Wisconsin Sport Show

Family event featuring over 150 outdoor businesses including: fishing, hunting, boats, ATVs, retail, dogs and kennels, conservation organizations and more. Fishing and hunting seminars, kids activities, thousands of dollars in prizes, free parking, full concessions. Friday Mar. 16th 3-8pm, Sat. 17th 9am-6pm, Sun. 18th 9am-4pm.

Chippewa Valley Expo Center 5150 Old Mill Plaza, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 Advance, $9 Door, 11 and younger free

Age: All Ages

4:30-7pm Fri. Mar. 15

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

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Mar. 15

Catya Solo: Pre-St Paddy's Day Show

Catya is a singer/songwriter, guitarist, and fiddler. She performs in a range of genres, including Original and Traditional Blues, Contemporary Acoustic Music, Americana, Swing, Old-School R&B, Variety, and in honor of St Paddy's Weekend, she'll play some Irish Tunes, too.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

7-9pm Fri. Mar. 15

Wine Tasting and Pairing with Michelle Seymour

Wonder about wine, and pairing foods and chocolates with it? Michelle Seymour, from BreakThru Beverages is an expert in wine and pairings. Join us in a comfortable, tasty atmosphere where Michelle will lead guests through a great night of wines, foods and dessert.

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

Cost: $35

Age: 21+

7-10pm Fri. Mar. 15

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+

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