Tuesday, Feb. 19th, 2019

6:30-8:30pm Tue. Feb. 19

Tom Hanks Trivia Night

From Splash to Forrest Gump, Turner and Hooch to Toy Story, Tom Hanks has played some of our most beloved movie characters, and tonight’s trivia is all about Tom Hanks and his many, many roles. Earn bonus points by dressing up as a character from one his movies.

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

Cost: FREE

7-9pm Tue. Feb. 19

Winter Films Series - Boy Erased

Boy Erased tells the courageous story of Jared Eamons (Lucas Hedges), who must overcome the fallout of being outed to his parents (Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe). 114 mins, Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, Joel Edgerton.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Rated R

7:30pm Tue. Feb. 19

UWEC Presents: Prism Concert

Music students throughout the department will perform a variety of instrumental chamber music from woodwind quintets to brass quintets to oboe duets. A UWEC Music and Theatre Arts Production.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 adults, $3.50 for students

7:30pm Tue. Feb. 19

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, Feb. 20th, 2019

11:45am-1pm Wed. Feb. 20

Women With Purpose February 20th Luncheon

Melissa Schultz, is a serial entrepreneur, who started Alpha Omega Professional Services, a virtual assistant business, 24 years ago at a time when cell phones barely existed and it was still common to have dial-up internet.

Eagle's Club 2588 Hallie Rd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10

6-8pm Wed. Feb. 20

Belgium Brewing Tasting Event

Kelli from New Belgium Brewing will be at the Growler Guys. They have specially chosen beers to drink and several chances to win some awesome swag.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6-8pm Wed. Feb. 20

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+

6-8pm Wed. Feb. 20

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+

6:30-8:30pm Wed. Feb. 20

Kings County Whiskey Tasting

Join K-Point at Coffee Grounds for a tasting of Kings County products including 3 bourbons and a single malt whiskey. Kings County Whiskies has won many awards, including the San Francisco Spirits Competition for their Peated Bourbon, which has an earthy flavor.

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

Cost: $15

Age: 21+

7pm Wed. Feb. 20

Ask a Scientist: Water — What a Concept!

Dan Zerr, natural resource educator with UW-Extension, will discuss why we should worry about having enough water; the properties that make it unique; water-related issues faced today and in years ahead; and what we can do to ensure there is adequate clean water to sustain life on Earth.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Wed. Feb. 20

Writers Anonymous

Bring your own ideas or browse writing prompts. Settle in and join the quiet writing at SHIFT's back tables 7-8:30 pm. Feel free to socialize in the front area or at the bar. Wherever you sit, join the group debriefing at the back tables 8:30-9.

SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar 615 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

7:45pm Wed. Feb. 20

Quartetto Perdendoso plays Borodin String Quartet #2

Quartetto Perdendoso are four musicians who have played in various ensembles through the years, and they wanted to develop as musicians by playing string quartets. "Perdendoso" is a musical direction meaning "losing" or "vanishing."

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

8-9:30pm Wed. Feb. 20

Office Space Trivia Night

How much do you know about the film Office Space? Celebrate the film's 20th anniversary by answering questions about the film. No need to preregister, just show up ready to play. Prizes in store for the best teams. Wear your flair.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Feb. 21st, 2019

9:45-10:30am Thu. Feb. 21

The Hillcrest Hike

An easy and scenic hike along Otter Creek where you will follow the gravel trail of the old Hillcrest Golf Course. Dogs are welcome.

Fairway Park Parking Lot Whistling Straits Drive, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-11am Thu. Feb. 21

Hillcrest Run with the Pups

Bring your pup along for some exercise while enjoying a bit of Altoona’s nature. Run, walk or snowshoe on the public trails of the old Hillcrest Country Club depending on what the weather throws at us. Please RSVP via phone or email.

Fairway Park Whistling Straits Drive, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-9pm Thu. Feb. 21

Menomonie Alliance Wild Game Feed

Wild Game Dinner featuring guest Speaker Tracy Breen (outdoor writer and author). Venison dinner for 2019, over 25 Door prize Packages each values at over $200. Only 300 tickets sold, buy individually or get a whole table for your family or friends.

Menomonie Alliance Church 502 21st St. N, Menomonie

Cost: $25

Age: All Ages

5:45-6:45pm Thu. Feb. 21

Artist Talk: Ryan Foose

A 2011 GD/ID graduate of UW-Stout and current Head of Brand Development for Minor League Baseball. Previous work has been featured in ESPN, Sports Illustrated, Sporting News, SportsLogos.net, Uni-Watch and LogoLounge publications. “To be a designer is to be a storyteller”.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7:30pm Thu. Feb. 21

Stories from the Heart

Sample heart-healthy recipes, enjoy music and enter to win prizes from 6-6:30 p.m. Patients will share personal stories about their challenges and triumphs dealing with heart disease. Bring your questions for a Q&A session with heart care experts. Judy Clark, WEAU 13 news anchor, will emcee.

Mayo Clinic Health System Hospital Auditorium 1221 Whipple Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE; RSVP by 2/14

Age: Ages 18+

6-7pm Thu. Feb. 21

B.J. Hollars Book Launch Celebration

You’re invited to celebrate the launch of B.J. Hollars’ upcoming chapbook of essays, Harbingers. Hollars will give a debut reading and join in conversation about his new work. No registration required, and books will be available for purchase at the program.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Feb. 21

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.

Pinehurst Park 3523 Delbert Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

6:45pm Thu. Feb. 21

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+

7pm Thu. Feb. 21

Live Music: Inside Voice with Sniffle Party

Inside Voice makes what they call "weird orchestral music" to work out some feelings about romance, civic duty, technology, modern social life, and being a decent human being. Sniffle Party is Eau Claire dreamy future witch pop.

SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar 615 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

7-9pm Thu. Feb. 21

Red Letter Tasting

Includes tastes of local craft cocktails + wine. Nosh on signature small-plates prepared especially for the evening. Silent auction action with packages from our friends at: The Informalist, SHIFT, Latitude 44 Yoga Studio, Red’s Mercantile, Token Jewelry, + more. Proceeds benefit the Red Letter Grant.

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

Cost: $17

Age: 21+

7pm Thu. Feb. 21

Out of the Dust Concert

An intimate concert with Chris and Stephanie, the husband and wife duo, Out of the Dust. Their story of downfall, heartbreak, and miraculous redemption is woven deep into the fabric of their music.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: Free will donation

7-9pm Thu. Feb. 21

Live Music: The Cathy Reitz Trio

Features Cathy on vocals and 2 of her favorite musicians, Jeff Reitz on woodwinds and Emily Watkins on guitar and vocals. The 3 have been performing together for over 2 years. Their entertaining song list starts in the 1920’s and travels to 2017.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Thu. Feb. 21

6 Guitars: Chase Padgett

An award-winning, pitch-perfect blend of music, comedy and characters. Chase Padgett portrays six different guitar playing characters each sharing their own style of music - Blues, Jazz, Rock, Classical, Folk and Country.

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

Cost: $18 adults, $17 seniors, $9 youth

7:30pm Thu. Feb. 21

God of Carnage

A playground altercation between eleven-year-old boys brings together two sets of parents to resolve the matter. At first, diplomatic niceties are observed, but tensions emerge and the gloves come off, leaving the couples with more than just their liberal principles in tatters.

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

Cost: $20 GA, $15 students

7:30-10pm Thu. Feb. 21

NOTA Open Read

Meet fellow writers and literature fanatics at NOTA's first Spring semester open read at The Cabin in Davies Center. An open mic will be available for anyone to share their creative writing in between musical sets from a UW-Eau Claire musician.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Thu. Feb. 21

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Reena Calm

Reena Calm was made in Israel, raised near Boston, and is now living in Chicago. She's a regular at the Laugh Factory, has performed in SO many different bars, and has only been asked to leave a few of them. Reena was featured in TBS Just For Laughs, Chicago Women’s Funny Festival, She-Devil Comedy Festival.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA, $3 students; Each ticket comes with 1 free drink or soda

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

8pm Thu. Feb. 21

Paula Poundstone

Paula Poundstone is one of our country’s preeminent comedians, known for her smart, observational humor and spontaneous wit that has become the stuff of legend. She tours regularly performing over 85 shows a year.

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

Cost: $50

8pm Thu. Feb. 21

26 BATS! w/Battlerat

26 BATS! is a high-energy, neo-soul, jazz-influenced band from Minneapolis. The opener, Battlerat, is a piano-driven and dynamic group who are also based in Minneapolis.

UW-Stout Memorial Student Center, The Terrace 302 10th Ave. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

8:30pm Thu. Feb. 21

Vinyl Nights: Gabe Larson

Enjoy a selection of vinyls spun throughout the night while enjoying craft cocktails, regional beers/wines, and the popular late-night menu, featuring 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, Feb. 22nd, 2019

1-8pm Fri. Feb. 22

41st Annual Home & Garden Show

The 40th coming of this event is new and improved, featuring three days of new programming. 130+ vendors, and live music by Dawn Marie with beer & wine on Friday night from 4-8pm. Friday features programming for seniors. Saturday features kid-focused activities. Sunday features a DIY painted wine glass, sign, and succulent planter workshop.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $6 pre-sale; $8 day of; FREE for children 12 and under

4-7pm Fri. Feb. 22

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

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Feb. 22

Live Music: joe g

Hear everything from his own originals to Johnny Cash, Amos Lee, Tom Petty, Elvis, Taylor Swift, Radiohead, Tom Petty, Marvin Gaye to Chris Stapleton.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages with parent

6-8pm Fri. Feb. 22

Maria Smoczyk: Solo Piano

Maria has been a passionate lover of music all her life and has been playing piano by ear and singing since the age of 9. Not only performing across the state with her family's musical group growing up, but also engaging in various local plays she is no stranger to the art of live performances.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6:30pm Fri. Feb. 22

Bomb It 2

Screening of "Bomb It 2", documentary with interviews of international street artists & graffiti writers, hosted by SHIFT & the Christ Church Cathedral Artist-in-Residence Program, curated by Gabe F. Event 6:30pm, film starts at 7:00pm.

SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar 615 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 suggested donation

6:30pm Fri. Feb. 22

The Fire Ball: Apoqlypse

The Fire Ball is UW‐Eau Claire's drag ball extravaganza featuring local and national drag performers, including a headliner superstar from "RuPaul's Drag Race." All proceeds fund student social justice advocacy efforts through UWEC's Gender & Sexuality Resource Center.

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 general admission

Age: 21+

7-9pm Fri. Feb. 22

Live Music: The Parker Layton Jazz Ensemble

Parker has continually proven that his jazz groups play at a very high level while also working at pushing the boundaries of traditional jazz and attempting to create a unique musical experience each time they play. Playing mostly original compositions by Parker and some other members of the group.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Feb. 22

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

7pm Fri. Feb. 22

"Get Shrekked" Bar Crawl

All who love Shrek are welcome at this bar crawl. Costumes encouraged but not required. Bar crawl t-shirts will be available soon.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Age: 21+

7-10pm Fri. Feb. 22

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. Feb. 22

Las Cafeteras

Las Cafeteras create a vibrant musical fusion with Afro-Mexican beats, rhythms, and inspiring lyrics that document stories of a community seeking love and justice in the concrete jungle of Los Angeles.

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

Cost: $18 adults, $17 seniors, $9 youth

7:30pm Fri. Feb. 22

God of Carnage

A playground altercation between eleven-year-old boys brings together two sets of parents to resolve the matter. At first, diplomatic niceties are observed, but tensions emerge and the gloves come off, leaving the couples with more than just their liberal principles in tatters.

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

Cost: $20 GA, $15 students

8pm Fri. Feb. 22

Brady Luke Music with Sage Leary

Enjoy these two amazing musicians! A country and blues combination.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Age: 21+

8pm Fri. Feb. 22

Live Music: Evernoir + Standing Alliance + Dissonant Mind

Evernoir is a local alternative metal rock outfit. Standing Alliance plays "melodic metalcore." Dissonant Mind is a hard rock quartet that fuses rock music with various genres to create unique compositions.

Every Buddy's Bar 19 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5

8:30pm Fri. Feb. 22

Late Night Jazz: Mike Malone Trio

A dynamic percussionist based out of Northeast Wisconsin. He performs over 200 gigs annually ranging from jazz to R&B. He tours with Five By Design and has previously toured with Ray Brown Jr and The Glenn Miller Orchestra. Tonight he will be joined by Sue Orfield and Josh Gallagher.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Feb. 23rd, 2019

Sat. Feb. 23

Chetek Winter Fest

Pancake breakfast, beer tent, bikini run, fun run, sleds, ATVs, motorcycles, NSSR sanctioned radar runs,

Lake Chetek Lakeview Drive, Chetek

Age: All Ages

9am-5pm Sat. Feb. 23

41st Annual Home & Garden Show

The 40th coming of this event is new and improved, featuring three days of new programming. 130+ vendors, and live music by Dawn Marie with beer & wine on Friday night from 4-8pm. Friday features programming for seniors. Saturday features kid-focused activities. Sunday features a DIY painted wine glass, sign, and succulent planter workshop.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $6 pre-sale; $8 day of; FREE for children 12 and under

10am-1pm Sat. Feb. 23

Weekend Brunch: Mari Carlson + Robert Wojnowski

Mari Carlson is a violin teacher at Offbeats Violin and Guitar studio and performs with Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra, Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra and in folk ensembles here and in the Twin Cities and Washington D.C.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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