Wednesday, Jan. 23rd, 2019

7pm Wed. Jan. 23

John Mueller's Winter Dance Party

The number one show in the USA featuring the music of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper and the only show endorsed by the Holly, Valens and Richardson estates.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $20-30

7-9pm Wed. Jan. 23

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 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Wed. Jan. 23

Open Mic Night at Northwoods BrewPub

Open Mic Night at Northwoods BrewPub hosted by Rock Creek Song Dogs, all acts are welcome.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

8pm Wed. Jan. 23

General Knowledge Trivia at The Plus

Tonight's theme: No theme! Geography? Current Events? Science? Fashion? Sports? Anything! How much do you know? Put a team together and come test your general smarts and skills. Prizes in store! No need to preregister, just put a team together and come play.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Jan. 24th, 2019

5:30-9pm Thu. Jan. 24

United Way Emerging Leaders Friendraiser: Up Your Cooking Game

An evening of toasted walnuts, sautéed apples, and equal amounts of butter and cheer. The United Way of the Greater Chippewa Valley's Emerging Leaders group is hosting its first ever Friendraiser - a cooking class.

The Community Table 320 Putnam St., Eau Claire

Cost: $30

6-8:30pm Thu. Jan. 24

Supper Club Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher and Josh Gallagher

Join Jeremy Boettcher on bass and Josh Gallagher on piano for our ten day supper club celebration. This full-blown, two week extravaganza will be sure to ring in your New Year right.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Thu. Jan. 24

Solar and Suds

Enjoy two free beers and an informative presentation about about how solar for your property works. Co-hosted by Modicum Brewing & All Energy Solar, seating is limited. An opportunity for homeowners, business owners, and anyone who’s interested to learn about the benefits of solar energy.

Modicum Brewing Company 3732 Spooner Ave Suite A, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages, 21+ for Free Beer

6-7:30pm Thu. Jan. 24

'Home SMART Home' Seminar

This event will explain how to transform your home with cutting-edge home technology. Home security specialists explore home security system basics as well as the many benefits of home technology.

Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association Board Room 4319 Jeffers Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $10/per person

Age: 18+

6-7pm Thu. Jan. 24

Julie Seymour, Goldsmith

Julie Seymour practices granulation, a 2500 year old metalworking technique (eutectic bonding) is a specialized version of fusing where tiny spheres “granules” are attached to a sheet of 22K gold with such a delicate fillet that they appear to be simply set into place. The result is a rich yet delicate pattern of great beauty.

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

Cost: FREE

6-8pm Thu. Jan. 24

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. We hope you can join in on the family fun at Pinehurst this season!

Pinehurst Park 3523 Delbert Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

6:45pm Thu. Jan. 24

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. Jan. 24

Converge Radio Presents Nici Peper + Justin Jay Arnold

Growing up around gospel music and a family of storytellers, Nici Peper's lyrics reflect the soul and honesty of their influences. Her music exposes a gentle heart- one that writes of love, heartbreak, and dreams. Justin Jay Arnold may have started playing guitar later in life, but he hasn’t been able to put it down since.

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

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Thu. Jan. 24

Menomonie Reads Movie Screenings: "The Way Way Back"

Shy 14-year-old Duncan goes on summer vacation with his mother, her overbearing boyfriend, and her boyfriend's daughter. Having a rough time fitting in, Duncan finds an unexpected friend in Owen, manager of the Water Wizz water park.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: PG13

7-9pm Thu. Jan. 24

Live Music: Madalyn Rose

Madalyn is an indie/pop artist from Minneapolis. She is 19 years old and has been writing and producing her own music since she was 14. She is currently working on an Entertainment Industries and Technology degree at MSU Moorhead. She hopes to fulfill her dreams of helping people and traveling by writing and touring.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7:30pm Thu. Jan. 24

Wynnona and the Big Noise

Enjoy songs from the past, present and future of Wynonna's impressive 35-year career in the RCU Theatre. Respected by the millions of fans who are drawn to her music and undeniable talent, Wynonna’s rich and commanding voice has sold over 30-million albums worldwide spanning her remarkable 33-year career.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $47-57

7:30-9pm Thu. Jan. 24

Gallery Reception: The Weight of Sweetness, by Emily Gordon

Emily Gordon's current practice is a ritualistic experience. The growth of her "Self" and how it relates to what she creates, has informed decisions made throughout the various stages of her work.

Ambient Inks 524 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Thu. Jan. 24

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Ryan Kahl

Since moving to Minneapolis from his hometown of Eau Claire, WI in 2014, Ryan has become one of the youngest and most exciting voices in the Twin Cities. He has performed at comedy clubs, independent venues and festivals across the Midwest including The 10,000 Laughs Comedy Festival and Cream City Comedy Festival.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

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

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

Friday, Jan. 25th, 2019

10am-4pm Fri. Jan. 25

Friends of the Library Book Sale

The Friends of the Library will hold a book sale on the lower level of the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library. Choose from a wide variety of non-fiction, children's, adult fiction, & young adult books, as well as audio books, music CDs & DVDS.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-7pm Fri. Jan. 25

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

5-10pm Fri. Jan. 25

Winter Luau

Celebrate the dislike of winter and cold weather with a Winter Luau. Dress in your summer garb and come on down for a special beer punch and live music with Acoustihoo! Music from 7-10pm

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

Cost: FREE

5-8pm Fri. Jan. 25

Final Fridays Studio Crawl

The AFS Artisans welcome you to come and stroll through our entire building. Interact with over 40 creators and see what talent is created within the walls of Artisan Forge and beyond.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Fri. Jan. 25

Annual Candlelight Ski and Hike at Red Cedar

Cross-Country Ski the candlelit Red Cedar State Trail. Snowshoe the candlelit trail in Riverside Park. Hike the candlelit Junction City Trail. All activities tart at the Trail Depot. Enjoy free hot chocolate and a bonfire. Skies are required for the Red Cedar trail. Bring your own or rent from Stout Adventures. Bring your snowshoes, or use those available.

Riverside Park - Red Cedar Trail Depot Hwy 29, Menomonie

6-9:30pm Fri. Jan. 25

Supper Club Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher and Josh Gallagher

Join Jeremy Boettcher on bass and Josh Gallagher on piano for the ten day Supper Club Celebration. This full-blown, two week extravaganza will be sure to ring in your New Year right.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Fri. Jan. 25

Candlelight Ski

Activities start at the Red Cedar State Trail Depot off Highway 29. Three candlelit trails to cross-country ski, snowshoe or hike. Limited ski rentals available in advance from Stout Adventures and Simple Sports. Snowshoes provided by Mayo Clinic. Hot chocolate and a warm fire included.

Riverside Park - Red Cedar Trail Depot Hwy 29, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Fri. Jan. 25

Lauren Gaffron: Solo Piano

Lauren Gaffron will play solo piano music tonight at The Ivory. She is a UWEC Sophomore. When she's not studying classical music, she enjoys playing a variety of popular tunes.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6:30pm Fri. Jan. 25

ECCT Presents: Murder at the Prom

Glory days soon turn in to gory nights as there is one murder after another. Suspects include the class snobs, the outcast, and that couple from the wrong side of the tracks. Dress up, enjoy dinner, dance the night away, and solve the murder in this fun audience participation show.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $30 (includes Dinner)

7-10pm Fri. Jan. 25

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+

7-8:45pm Fri. Jan. 25

EllieMay Kay Country Concert

EllieMay Kay's music is Country with a little bit of an edge, as reflected in some of her music. She loves her fiddles and banjos, but she also likes her 70s classic rock guitars and keyboards. Proceeds Benefit Chippewa Valley Habitat for Humanity.

Trinity Lutheran Church 1314 E. Lexington Blvd., Eau Claire

Cost: $15

7-9pm Fri. Jan. 25

Live Music: Two Frets Up

Live music out at Jeremiah’s Bullfrog Fish Farm, featuring Two Frets Up, a Duo that plays a wide variety of music from Country, Country Rock, Trop Rock, Bluegrass, Rock and Oldies.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Jan. 25

Blind Boys of Alabama

The story of the Blind Boys of Alabama spans over seven decades. Their music has not only endured, but thrived, helping to define the sound of the American south. The group has transcended barriers of race and genre to become one of the most acclaimed and celebrated groups in modern music.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: Tickets starting at $25

8-10pm Fri. Jan. 25

Downtown Classics: The Matrix

Celebrate 20 years of The Matrix at Micon Cinemas Downtown Budget Theater. There will be a drawing each night for 2 tickets to opening night of Captain Marvel (March 7) at Micon Cinemas Chippewa Falls.

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

Cost: $4

9:30pm-1:30am Fri. Jan. 25

Live Music: Bumblefist

Bumblefist's motto is to “rock at random”, going from Bon Jovi to Seether to P!nk to Jackyl then round it out with selections from Collective Soul, Journey, Ozzy, Katy Perry, Kings of Leon, Lita Ford, Kid Rock, Megadeath, and many more.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9:30pm Fri. Jan. 25

Live Music: Irie Minds

At its core, Irie Minds is all about jammin’, good vibes, and getting people on their feet. Formed in Minnesota, this reggae/rock collective never fails to bring infectious grooves that you can’t help but dance to.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Saturday, Jan. 26th, 2019

8am-10pm Sat. Jan. 26

20th Annual Locopalooza Show Choir Competition

20th Annual show choir competition at Altoona High School featuring 18 teams from Wisconsin and Minnesota. Preliminaries begin at 8:00am. Finals begin at 7:00pm. Altoona HS and MS show choirs will also perform.

Altoona High School 711 7th Street West, Altoona

Cost: $12 Prelim Only, $12 Finals Only, $16 All Day, Five and under FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30am-12:30pm Sat. Jan. 26

Free Floorball Clinic

Floorball includes all elements of basketball, soccer, hockey and lacrosse with minimal body contact allowed. Learn the format of the Floorball game, basic rules, as well as how to stickhandle, shoot and score.

Delong Middle School 2000 Vine St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 12+

9-11am Sat. Jan. 26

Intro to Backyard Beekeeping

Learn about beekeeping as a backyard hoppy in this beginner friendly class. You will receive all of the information needed to get started with backyard bees. Instructor Randy Rykal is the owner and operator of R. Honey, a local supplier of MMFC.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main St. East, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-3pm Sat. Jan. 26

JUNK-uary in the Greenhouse

Calling all Junk Lovers! The greenhouse will be filled with rusty dusty treasures and items repurposed from the rusty dusty. Admire and give new life to items from yesteryear. Enjoy lunch in the Five & Two Cafe while you're there.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. Jan. 26

Friends of the Library Book Sale

The Friends of the Library will hold a book sale on the lower level of the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library. Choose from a wide variety of non-fiction, children's, adult fiction, & young adult books, as well as audio books, music CDs & DVDS.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-1pm Sat. Jan. 26

Weekend Brunch: Shane Leonard

A farm-focused weekend brunch (served 7am-1pm) with lively instrumental tunes from Leonard 10am-1pm. The kitchen offers an array of midwestern and other brunch classics including omelettes, quiche, wild rice porridge, Belgian waffles, sandwiches, and more.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-4pm Sat. Jan. 26

Come and Slide With Us

Enjoy an afternoon of supervised sledding, accompanied with a roaring fire, music, and a cup of hot chocolate. For more information call Eau Claire Parks and Recreation.

Pinehurst Park 3523 Delbert Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-11pm Sat. Jan. 26

487 Maibock Release Party & Chili Cookoff

Mark your calendars 9 for the release of the Eau Claire Fire Fighters Community Charity 487 Maibock, Firefighter Chili Cook-off Fundraiser and music by: Contingency.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

2-4pm Sat. Jan. 26

Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra: Presents The Composer Is Dead

"The Composer Is Dead" is a murder mystery written for and about the orchestra by Lemony Snicket and Nathanial Stookey. This very funny piece is designed to introduce children to the orchestra. Narrated by Nick Poss, owner of Eau Claire Music School.

Pablo Center at the Confluence - Jamf Theater 128 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-6pm Sat. Jan. 26

Bock Fest

Dress warm, grab a mug of bock, and attend this unique winter tradition. Gather around the fire pits, and the brewers at K Point will plunge a poker into your mug of bock. Because the bock has a higher sugar content, it develops a unique caramelized flavor in contact with heat.

K-Point Brewing at The Coffee Grounds 4212 Southtowne Drive, Eau Claire

5-7:30pm Sat. Jan. 26

6th Annual Colfax Health & Rehab Wine and Craft Beer Tasting

Featuring an assortment of fine wines and craft beer provided by the Barrel Room. Hors d'oeuvres, desserts, prize drawings, raffles and silent auction items. $500 cash grand prize drawing. Music by Jordan Herrick.

Colfax Health & Rehabilitation Center 110 Park Drive, Colfax

Cost: $20 in advance; $25 at the door

Age: 21+

6-9:30pm Sat. Jan. 26

Supper Club Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher and Josh Gallagher

Join Jeremy Boettcher on bass and Josh Gallagher on piano for the ten day Supper Club Celebration. This full-blown, two week extravaganza will be sure to ring in your New Year right.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Sat. Jan. 26

ECCT Presents: Murder at the Prom

Glory days soon turn in to gory nights as there is one murder after another. Suspects include the class snobs, the outcast, and that couple from the wrong side of the tracks. Dress up, enjoy dinner, dance the night away, and solve the murder in this fun audience participation show.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $30 (includes Dinner)

7-10pm Sat. Jan. 26

Live Music: Eggplant Heroes

An Americana collaboration among Duffy Duyfhuizen, Max Garland, Joel Pace, Olaf Lind, Caleb Horne, Dan Zerr, and Lucas Fischer. Mixing original tunes with covers they like to play, EPH tries to bring a rich and eclectic musical experience.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Jan. 26

Michael Charles: Chicago Blues Hall of Fame Inductee

While enjoying a successful musical crusade of touring, recording, and numerous television and radio appearances in his homeland of Australia, Michael Charles received an invitation from Buddy Guy’s management to appear at the infamous Legends, in Chicago.

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

Cost: $12 adults, $11 seniors, $6 youth

7:30pm Sat. Jan. 26

Buckets and Tap Shoes - A Rhythmic Journey

A high-energy blend of music, dance and drumming from the streets of Minneapolis to events around the globe. A rhythmic journey using percussion instruments including; tap shoes, found objects, drums, and buckets.

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

Cost: $20

8-10pm Sat. Jan. 26

Downtown Classics: The Matrix

Celebrate 20 years of The Matrix at Micon Cinemas Downtown Budget Theater. There will be a drawing each night for 2 tickets to opening night of Captain Marvel (March 7) at Micon Cinemas Chippewa Falls.

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

Cost: $4

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