Friday, Apr. 19th, 2019

4:30-7:30pm Fri. Apr. 19

Altoona Lions Annual Spring Fish Boil & Silent Auction

Door County style fish boil with boiled red potatoes, carrots & onions, mac & cheese, bread, coleslaw, coffee, and milk. Dessert is $1 extra. Silent Auction from 4:30-7:00pm. Donate Your Used Eye Glasses At Event.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: Adults $10, Kids 6-12 $5, Kids 5 & Under - Free

Age: All Ages

5-11pm Fri. Apr. 19

Earth Day Bike Ride & Raffle

Ride with SHIFT to the Livery, enter the raffle to win a Cannondale Quick 8 and loads of other SHIFT-sourced prizes. Leave SHIFT at 5pm. Helmets required. Blinking lights recommended. Arrive at the Livery at 6pm. Casual ride, social pace, for all levels.

SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar 615 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

7-10pm Fri. Apr. 19

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+

7pm Fri. Apr. 19

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. Apr. 19

Live Music: One Less Guest

An eclectic trio from Duluth, MN comprised of guitarist Nick Muska, violinist Lauren Cooper, and bassist Nick Glass. They focus on pushing the expectations of what three musicians can create together both vocally and instrumentally. Alternately soulful, bluesy, and roots-based.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. Apr. 19

Davey J's One-Man Acoustical Band

Davey J's One-Man Acoustical Band is a one-person music show with a range that extends for more than five decades of American popular music, including originals, blues, rock, folk, and Americana. No two shows are alike, but every show will leave you with a song in your heart.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7-10pm Fri. Apr. 19

LIve Music: Uncommon Denominator + The Over Unders

Come hang with Uncommon Denominator and The Over Unders at Stones Throw. The Over Unders at 7pm Uncommon Denominator at 8:30pm

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

7-9pm Fri. Apr. 19

Wine Tasting and Pairings

Want to learn about wine pairings with charcuterie boards? Relax and enjoy some new wine specials, and closeouts. Michelle Seymour will talk about fine wine, sharing tastings of reds, whites and rose, and Bijous Bistro owner, Tony Dragonowski will feature extraordinary charcuterie boards.

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

Cost: $35

Age: 21+

7:30pm Fri. Apr. 19

Road to Blue Ox: Pert Near Sandstone + Them Coulee Boys

Hailing from Minneapolis / St. Paul, Minnesota and established in 2003, Pert’ Near Sandstone plays American stringband music that melds old-time sensibilities with modern song craft. Them Coulee Boys live shows are energetic affairs, with a constant passion and sincerity evident in each song they play

The Metro 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

7:30pm Fri. Apr. 19

Farewell Angelina

An all-female country group featuring four powerhouse vocalists, dynamic songwriters and badass multi-instrumentalists. Their magic blend of a multitude of stringed instruments, two blazing violins, and unique harmonies have taken Nashville by storm.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $25

8:30-11pm Fri. Apr. 19

Movie Night: The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension

Hang out for an evening at Not Just Anybody’s and watch the legendary classic “The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension” starring Robocop’s Peter Weller. You’ll laugh. You’ll probably cry. You’ll get to see Cowboy Jeff Goldblum.

Not Just Anybody's 416 Gray St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

8:30pm Fri. Apr. 19

Late Night Jazz: Ted Olson + Joe Strachan

Ted Olsen is a bassist and composer from Minneapolis, MN. In 2017 he released his début album, Joyfire, on Shifting Paradigm records.Joe Strachan is an established pianist in the Twin Cities area. Joe performs with the Twin Cities Latin Jazz Orchestra, Charanga Tropical, the Pete Whitman X-tet, the Jake Baldwin Quartet, and many other groups.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Fri. Apr. 19

Open Mic at The Sandbar

All acts welcome. Sign up starts at 8:30pm.

SandBar & Grill 17643 50th Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9:30pm-1am Fri. Apr. 19

Live Music: Crystal & The Commotion

Crystal and the Commotion featuring vocalist Crystal Dolivo, former Airkraft bassist and 2010 Grammy Nominated artist Peter Phippen, guitarist Scott Milz, and drummer Michael Hucek. Expect great music from the 60’s 70’s 80’s 90’s and today.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

11pm Fri. Apr. 19

Road To Blue Ox After Party: LazyLightning420

Erik Berry (Trampled By Turtles) is back with his new project LazyLightning420. Partnering with Duluth-based singer-songwriter Marc Gartman (Two Many Banjos, Glitteratti), Erik is exploring the songs and sounds of the Grateful Dead. FREE with wristband from Pert Near Sandstone, Them Coulee Boys.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE with wristband | $5 without wristband

Age: 21+

Saturday, Apr. 20th, 2019

Sat. Apr. 20

Chippewa Falls Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt

Gather at the main entry and parking areas of the Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds for a morning of Easter egg hunting and family fun. Stay tuned for more details and times as they develop.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

9am-noon Sat. Apr. 20

10th Annual Chippewa Valley Easter Egg Hunt

All families are invited to the Chippewa Valley Easter Egg Hunt. This year’s event will feature a wide variety of free, family friendly activities for the entire Chippewa Valley to enjoy! The grounds open to the public at 9am and the Egg Hunt will begin at 10am.

Pine Pavilion, Carson Park 741 Pavillion Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9-10:30am Sat. Apr. 20

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

Families can come take photos with the Easter Bunny and purchase a catered breakfast. This breakfast includes scrambles eggs, french toast sticks, breakfast potatoes, bacon and choice of beverage. Register by 4/15.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $8/person; FREE for 3 and under

Age: All Ages

10am-1pm Sat. Apr. 20

Weekend Brunch: Nick Seeger

A farm-focused weekend brunch with lively instrumental tunes from Seeger 10am-1pm. Offering an array of midwestern and other brunch classics including omelettes, quiche, wild rice porridge, Belgian waffles, sandwiches, and more and a variety of classic and original morning drinks including mimosas and bloody mary's.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30-11:30am Sat. Apr. 20

Easter Egg Hunt

Hop on over and join in an Easter Egg Hunt. This free event will be held in River Prairie Park and does not require any preregistration. There will be separate hunts for different age groups.

River Prairie Park 1419 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 0-9

11:30am-2pm Sat. Apr. 20

Author Meet + Greet: Wisconsin Cheese Cookbook

Join a celebration of all that is Wisconsin cheese. Author Kristine Hansen of Milwaukee will share her new book, Wisconsin Cheese Cookbook: Creamy, Cheesy, Sweet, and Savory Recipes from the State’s Best Creameries. Free cheese samples! Copies of the book available for sale.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Sat. Apr. 20

Grand Opening: Salt Collective Jewelry

Celebrate the grand opening of Salt Collective Jewelry Gallery. They will be introducing jewelry made by artists from across the United States, to downtown Eau Claire. See unique, handcrafted, one of a kind pieces.

Salt Collective 325 East Madison Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

1-11pm Sat. Apr. 20

420 CBD Party

Zymurgy is celebrating 420 in style with CBD, live music, BBQ and a glow parade. CBD beer and products available, live music Hoodphellaz starts at 6pm and a glow parade after to the Waterfront for an encore Hoodphellas set. Come for the fun, stay for the good vibes.

Zymurgy Brewing 624 Main Street. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 21+

2-4pm Sat. Apr. 20

Clear Water CBD Tasting Event

The long awaited launch of Clear Water CBD. Sample three of the flavors, both sparkling and non-carbonated, all with 26mg of CBD per pint. $1 off pints and prize drawings every half hour between 2-4pm.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

4-6pm Sat. Apr. 20

Hope Gospel Mission Easter Community Dinner

Everyone deserves a delicious meal during the Easter season. Hope Gospel will be serving a free Easter dinner including ham, scalloped potatoes, vegetable, dinner rolls, dessert & beverages.

Hope Renewal Center for Men 2650 Mercantile Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-8pm Sat. Apr. 20

Live Music: Samantha McIntire + Mishka + Ghost in the Good Thing

An all ages, all genders music show featuring Samantha McIntire, Mishka, and Ghost in the Good Thing. A relaxed and intimate performance space in historic Banbury Place. Will feel like a living room performance, with excellent opportunities to connect with the artists and their messages.

Davey J's Garage 930 Galloway Street, Suite 218, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 Suggested Donation

Age: All Ages

6-10pm Sat. Apr. 20

Soul Asylum

Soul Asylum has been inspiring an incredible level of passion for their music since 1981, when the band, initially known as Loud Fast Rules, formed in Minneapolis. They're best known for their Grammy award-winning 1993 hit, "Runaway Train."

The Metro 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 tickets in advance | $30 at the door

7-10pm Sat. Apr. 20

Live Music: And Friends

This session includes Jennifer Hazen on percussion and vocals; Julie Makjowski on flute; Jim Phillips guitar; and Jordan Campbell of Chamber Noise on bass.  There's also rumors that a tuba, a stand up bass and a local Guitar God will stop in. Hear some blues, some rock, and some folk with a little extra "umph!"

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Sat. Apr. 20

Live Music: Yooth Group

Yooth Group entertains you with a night of rock/pop covers and bad jokes.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7pm-1am Sat. Apr. 20

Six to Midnight

One of Minneapolis hottest cover bands is making a trip back to Eau Claire. They play a wide variety of todays hits.

VFW Club 305 1300 Starr Ave, Eau Claire

7-9:30pm Sat. Apr. 20

Invasion: X-Force Power Wrestling

XPW is back at it again with high flying, action packed entertainment for all ages. Come on out and enjoy yourselves while interacting and meeting in person all our wrestlers. plus we will have Davis Dogs food truck to feed you all while watching all the action. Can't wait to see you all there.

Eau Claire Childrens Theatre 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 front row $10 GA kids 6 and under FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Apr. 20

Impromptu A Capella Show: Rewritten

Enjoy a concert of vocal music from Impromptu A Cappella! Featuring songs by Sia, Bastille, Gotye, and Michael Buble.

Riverside Theatre - Haas Fine Arts Center, UW-Eau Claire 121 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

7:30pm Sat. Apr. 20

The Real Queens of Eau Claire: Season 9

A fun, entertaining evening of drag performances by the most talented and beautiful Queens in Eau Claire. Gather a group at The Grand to see some amazing costumes and a show to remember.

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

Cost: $15 in advance, $20 at the door

Age: Ages 18+

8-9pm Sat. Apr. 20

Hobbs Observatory Astronomical Series

Programs on various astronomical related topics are presented by members of the Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society. Programs run 45-60 minutes in length. Check the CVAS website for this week's topic and target audience. Observing follows programs if skies are clear.

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

Cost: Free, donations accepted.

8pm Sat. Apr. 20

Azara 420 After Party

420 falls on a perfect Saturday this year. Azara will have its usual party at its store featuring sales, raffles, and free pizza. An after party at 8pm, at The Brat, will have 5 DJs performing and vendors vending. Come ready to dance the night away.

The Brat 314 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

8-11pm Sat. Apr. 20

Irie Sol

Reggae/Funk/Hip Hoppers Irie Sol will usher in spring with some tropical vibes and grooves.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8pm Sat. Apr. 20

Skin Prints 25th Anniversary Party

Featuring performances by Ghost of the Sun, The Jaggernauts, and Drunk Drivers.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8-11pm Sat. Apr. 20

Live Music: Mark Croft

Mark Croft is an award-winning singer/song-writer and acoustic guitarist that blends a variety of styles into his own pop, roots, and Americana approach. Infuses soulful performances with infectious rhythms and unforgettable melodies.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8pm Sat. Apr. 20

Filthy Sweet CD Release & 4/20 Show

Filthy Sweet celebrates the release of their new EP "Shake Your Bones" on the greenest day of the year. Opening acts are Truth Before Treason and Mixed Company.

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

Cost: $8adv, $10door

Age: 21+

8:30pm Sat. Apr. 20

Late Night Jazz: Sue Orfield

Sue Orfield has been playing the saxophone for close to 40 years, with the last 10 or so right here in the Chippewa Valley. Her playing is informed by blues, joy, bluegrass, sadness, jazz, crazy, rock, and everything else she’s ever heard.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30pm Sat. Apr. 20

Ronald Raygun Album Release Show

The Raygun will be performing Benjamin Hinz’s “Deep” to celebrate its release on Philip K Discs from Nashville. Deep is a trance inducing psychedelic guitar epic. A small number of cassettes (with download codes) will be available at the show.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

9pm Sat. Apr. 20

Midwest Soul Xchange

Midwest Soul Xchange, a folk rock duo, will showcase their recently released album, Weakened at the Asylum—a rock opera that passionately positions the Flint, Michigan water crisis as a lens through which to explore themes of hope, power, and betrayal. 100% of digital album revenue benefits the "Flint Water Fund."

Tomahawk Room 306 N. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9:30pm-1am Sat. Apr. 20

Live Music: Crystal & The Commotion

Crystal and the Commotion featuring vocalist Crystal Dolivo, former Airkraft bassist and 2010 Grammy Nominated artist Peter Phippen, guitarist Scott Milz, and drummer Michael Hucek. Expect great music from the 60’s 70’s 80’s 90’s and today.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Sunday, Apr. 21st, 2019

8:30-9:30am Sun. Apr. 21

Free Easter Breakfast

After this free Easter breakfast, open to the public, everyone is welcome to stay and celebrate at a 10am worship service.

Menomonie Alliance Church 502 21st St. N, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-1pm Sun. Apr. 21

Weekend Brunch: Nick Seeger

A farm-focused weekend brunch with lively instrumental tunes from Seeger 10am-1pm. Offering an array of midwestern and other brunch classics including omelettes, quiche, wild rice porridge, Belgian waffles, sandwiches, and more and a variety of classic and original morning drinks including mimosas and bloody mary's.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11:30am-4pm Sun. Apr. 21

Action City Easter Egg Hunt

Features egg hunts for ages 5+ at 1pm and 2pm. Kids 4 and under can participate at 12:30pm. Bingo sessions are at 2pm and 3pm. Activities, including crafts, coloring, cookie decorating, face-painting, and pictures with the Easter Bunny, will be from noon-4pm.

Action City 2402 Lorch Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $3

Age: All Ages

1-3:30pm Sun. Apr. 21

Explore the Lower Chippewa River State Natural Area at Tyrone

Join Andrew Norman on an informative hike to restored savannas and prairies in the Lower Chippewa River State Natural Area.  Experience one of Wisconsin’s premier natural areas.  Andrew is Property Manager for the Landmark…

Tyrone (44.713688, -91.842508), Meridean/Tyrone

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3-6pm Sun. Apr. 21

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

Monday, Apr. 22nd, 2019

6-7:30pm Mon. Apr. 22

Learn to Jazz Dance + Fox Trot

The Eau Claire Jazz Festival is one of the highlights of Springtime in Eau Claire, and the ideal time to learn (or brush up on!) your swing dancing skills! Dave & Karen Goggin have over 50 years of combined professional teaching experience in Ballroom, Latin & Swing dancing.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $45/couple

6:30-8:30pm Mon. Apr. 22

Paris to Pittsburgh - Film

The National Geographic documentary film, Paris to Pittsburgh, shows Americans are demanding and developing real solutions in the face of climate change, and they are not waiting for Washington to act. Citizens’ Climate Lobby is the host of the 77 minute film.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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