Thursday, Feb. 27th, 2020

4:30-7pm Thu. Feb. 27

Masonic Meatball Dinner

Meatballs (hand rolled), real mashed potatoes, rich gravy, rutabagas, LEFSE, Cole-slaw, dinner rolls, and ice cream. Choice of breverages (coffee, decaf coffee, milk, tea, and ice water) All proceeds go to local Boy Scouts for their help and Local Angel Fund that helps elementary students in need.

Masonic Center 616 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Adults $10, Children 6-12 $5, 6 and under Free

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Feb. 27

Bingo at The Red Mixer

Different sponsors weekly. Plus wine & cocktail specials.

The Red Mixer 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6-7:30pm Thu. Feb. 27

Reception for 'Midwest Queeritivities'

An exhibit of multimedia art and literary works that illuminate queer identities and their relationships to other cultures in the Midwest. The exhibition was curated by faculty members Cedar Marie and Stephanie Turner and students Sarah Jo Ferraro, Kristina Tlusty and Adam Yarish.

Foster Gallery UWEC Haas Fine Arts Center, 121 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6-8pm Thu. Feb. 27

VinEaux: Tapas-Style Food and Wine Pairings

Taste your way through a selection of fine Italian wines from Lo Duca Bros. wines (Milwaukee) and tapas-style bites from The Lakely. Five memorable tasting courses paired with special wine tastings and commentary from the wine-makers themselves. Seating very limited.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $45

6-9pm Thu. Feb. 27

Live Music: Kelsey Miles

2019 Best of Madison Blues singer, Blues singer-songwriter & Blues performer of the year.

Bridgewater Restaurant and Pub 1009 W. Park Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Feb. 27

Winter After Hours

Eau Claire Parks and Recreation along with Volume One will again be presenting "Winter After Hours" at Pinehurst Park. There will be ice skating, snowshoeing, winter kubb, firepit, music and hot drinks.

Pinehurst Park 3523 Delbert Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Thu. Feb. 27

Name that Tune "The Hits"

Sing along with a variety of popular songs that have ranked high on the charts. Hear a small snippet of a song, and you try to give the name of the song and artist. Prizes for top three teams.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-8pm Thu. Feb. 27

Improvisations for Peace with Peter Phippen and Victoria Shoemaker

Beautiful melodies on wooden and bamboo flutes, both antique and modern instruments. Phippen's tone offers listeners a "beautifully serene atmosphere for meditation and reflection" (Music Design), and Shoemaker is also praised as "simply breathtaking" (One World Music Radio.)

Davey J's Garage (Inside Banbury Place) 930 Galloway Street, Building 13, Suite 218, Eau Claire

Cost: $15

Age: All Ages

7pm Thu. Feb. 27

Stones Throw Open Mic

Come enjoy local talent or take the stage yourself.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-9pm Thu. Feb. 27

Live Music: Keith Curtis

Although he’s 
only recently joined the signer song writer scene he’s been playing the acoustic guitar 
and harmonica for almost 20 years. Keith covers artists from as far back as Neil Young
 and as recent Pearl Jam. His singer song writer style blends aspects of indie, acoustic 
folk and rock.

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

Cost: FREE

7-9pm Thu. Feb. 27

Extreme Bingo at Eau Claire Ale House

Extreme Bingo is a fun and exciting spin on the traditional game of bingo. Instead of just listening for a number, you get to listen to and sing along with your favorite songs, music videos, and karaoke tracks.

Eau Claire Ale House 120 N. Clairemont, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8:30pm Thu. Feb. 27

Dj Trivia at Dean & Sue's

General knowledge, family friendly trivia. Play as a team, or on your own. Prizes for the top 3 teams with points. Go to the website for the "Clue of the Day" and information on how to get bonus points for that day's game.

Dean & Sue’s Bar & Grill 2002 Midway Rd., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-8:30pm Thu. Feb. 27

Dj Trivia at the Pourhouse

General knowledge, family friendly trivia. Play as a team, or on your own. Prizes for the top 3 teams with points. Go to the website for the "Clue of the Day" and information on how to get bonus points for that day's game.

The Pourhouse W301 Menomonie St., Elk Mound

Cost: Free

Age: 21+

7:30pm Thu. Feb. 27

UWEC Forum Series: "How to Be an Antiracist" with Ibram X. Kendi

Ibram X. Kendi is a New York Times bestselling author and the founding director of The Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University. A professor of history and international relations, Kendi is a contributing writer at The Atlantic.

UWEC Schofield Auditorium 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $8 GA, $6 UWEC faculty/staff, seniors, $4 students

8-9pm Thu. Feb. 27

Backwards Thinkers Improv Show

The official improv comedy group of UWEC. Come for a free hour of laughs.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Thu. Feb. 27

Our Dads Podcast Live with Tommy Bayer, Ryan Kahl, and Zach Kagan

Our Dads is a comedy podcast hosted by Ryan Kahl, Tommy Bayer, and Zach Kagan. These three white male comedians talk about their dads and other dads with special guests. Chance to win free prizes, each ticket comes with a free beverage.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

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

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

8:30-11:30pm Thu. Feb. 27

Vinyl Nights: All That Jazz!

As an avid collector of vinyl for over half her life, Mariah is pulling out of her jazz collection for this night's set. Spinning a wide range of artists throughout the genre, you're sure to have a jazzy time!

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Thu. Feb. 27

Karaoke at Cowboy Jack's

Sing the night away at Cowboy Jack's every Thursday from 9-midnight for Karaoke night.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Friday, Feb. 28th, 2020

Fri. Feb. 28

Friday Night Games

Whether or not you're new to the hobby, venture down the rabbit hole of modern board gaming with the Eau Claire Board Game Group! An evening of selected games and people there to teach them! All skill levels and ages welcome (with parental discretion).

Clairemont Comics 2215 Fairfax St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-7pm Fri. Feb. 28

Indoor Camper Show - Chilson Outdoor Adventure RV

Huge indoor camper display, exclusive show pricing, finance specials, discounts on parts and accessories, expanded merchandise selection, and refreshments.

Chilson Outdoor Adventure RV 2031 S. Prairie View Rd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4:30-7pm Fri. Feb. 28

36th Annual Fish Boil

Held as part of the Immaculate Conception Parish's 7th Jubilee. Menu features red potatoes, carrots, onions, coleslaw, fish tacos, mac7 CHeese, Vienna bread, beverage, and an ice cream cup. All facilities are handicapped accessible. All carry-outs are $11.

Immaculate Conception Parish 1712 Highland Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $11 adults, $5 ages 6-12, FREE for children 5 and under

5-8pm Fri. Feb. 28

Summer Shandy Release Party

Tp the first keg of Leinenkugels Summer Shandy. Live music by the Big Deeks, fresh cold beer, snacks, prizes and more prizes!. $15 wristbands = 3 Pints.

Leinie Lodge 124 E. Elm St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $15

Age: 21+

5-7pm Fri. Feb. 28

Girl Scout Cookie Wine Pairing

Two of the most tasty items on earth: Girl Scout cookies and wine. Three courses of cookies paired with Revolution wine selections.

Revolution Coffee 38 Main St., Black River Falls

Cost: $15

Age: `

5-7pm Fri. Feb. 28

Pop Up Art Show

Pop Up Art Show. 20+ Local Artists in various mediums will be present.

Caffe Tempo 2530 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-9:30pm Fri. Feb. 28

Knights of Columbus Progressive Bingo

Knights of Columbus 974 Progressive Bingo starting at 7pm, doors open at 5pm food and refreshments are available.

Knights of Columbus 236 Pumphouse Road, Chippewa Falls

Age: All Ages

6-7:15pm Fri. Feb. 28

Date Night: Yoga for Couples

In this workshop you and your partner will learn to support each other in poses aligning our bodies, creating balance and becoming present. No experience necessary; this workshop is for newbies and experienced yogis alike. Please wear comfortable layers of clothing.

Tuning Tree 515 South Barstow, Suite 117, Eau Claire

Cost: $30/Couple

6:30pm Fri. Feb. 28

Fire Ball 2020: Pride is a Riot

UWEC's annual drag ball extravaganza host to local and national drag performers who turn it out for packed audiences. Each year, The Fire Ball is headlined by drag superstars from RuPaul's Drag Race and they are complemented by several amazing regional drag queens and drag kings.

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

Cost: $25 GA, $35 Reserved (DIVA) seating

7-9pm Fri. Feb. 28

Poor Man's Ridge Debut Album Release Party

Debut album release in the upper room at Stella Blues. Show will start with the songs from the album and then covers that the band has put their own spin on. Luke Fischer, Billy Angell, Sarah Spindler, Brian Trullinger & Jim Hermann.

Stella Blues 306 Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7pm Fri. Feb. 28

Unplugged at the Library Concert Series: Justin Jay Arnold

A chance to see and hear great local musicians for free in a quiet, all ages alcohol free environment. Justin Jay Arnold will be sharing his “sandpapered vocals, and a songwriting style that is honest, personal and guaranteed to pull at your heartstrings."

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Fri. Feb. 28

The Victory Tour Concert: ft. TRU SERVA w/ CollECtive Choir

A free, family-friendly Hip Hop and gospel concert by touring musician TRU SERVA and local special guests Rachel Zello and the CollECtive Choir. Free will offering will be taken at this event.

West Ridge Church 3906 Kane Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. Feb. 28

Live Music: Sean Jordan

Sean Jordan is a is a graduate of Berklee College of Music with a degree in guitar performance, guitar player/singer-songwriter from Black River Falls, WI. He performs covers from John Mayer, Stevie Ray, John Prine, and Bob Seger and many more.

Bridgewater Restaurant and Pub 1009 W. Park Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9pm Fri. Feb. 28

Michael Charles Band: Blues Rock Music

Chicago Blues Hall of Fame artist and Grammy nominated contemporary blues rock artist, Michael Charles, and his Band bring an exciting, energetic, guitar-driven journey through Michael’s thirty-five year career and thirty five albums of original music.

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

Cost: Adults $15, Seniors $14, Youth $7

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Feb. 28

Eau Claire Children's Theater: School House Rock Live

It’s time for school, and Tom is nervous. How will his first day as a teacher go? As he tries to relax, colorful characters emerge from the TV and show him how to win his students over with imagination and catchy songs like “Just a Bill,” “Lolly, Lolly, Lolly,” and “Conjunction Junction.”

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Admission Information Online

7:30pm Fri. Feb. 28

Menomonie Theater Guild: The Sunshine Boys

Al and Willie as “Lewis and Clark” were top-billed vaudevillians for over forty years. Now they aren’t even speaking. When CBS requests them for a “History of Comedy” retrospective, a grudging reunion brings the two back together, along with a flood of memories, miseries, and laughs.

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

Cost: Admission Information Online

8pm Fri. Feb. 28

The Barnacle Presents: The Barnacle (At the Plus)

A chaotic night of music & comedy from the most chaotic DIY venue in Eau Claire. A show at The Plus that's like a show at The Barnacle, brought to you by The Barnacle, at The Plus. Featuring wealthy relative, laundry, westkorea, dissonant mind, MoMMi, alyssa anderson, and eric christenson.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $8 GA

8pm Fri. Feb. 28

Live Music: Uncommon Denominator

Uncommon Denominator is an Eau-Claire based cover band that plays nothing but the classics. From today’s hits to funky tunes of the past, they bring together an entertaining musical experience.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Age: 21+

8-11pm Fri. Feb. 28

Live Music: Kelsey Miles

Kelsey Miles is one of Wisconsin's newest and hottest high-energy rock, blues, and soul performers. In 2017 WAMI nominated her band, The Kelsey Miles Band, New Artist of the Year and the awards keep rolling in.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

8:30-11:30pm Fri. Feb. 28

Late Night Jazz: Bloomer Boy

Bloomerboy is comprised of local all stars Sean Carey on drums, Dean Granros on guitar, and Jeremy Boettcher on bass. They play an ecclectic mix of Blues, Jazz, and Originals.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30-11:30pm Fri. Feb. 28

Late Night Jazz: Bloomer Boy

Bloomerboy is comprised of local all stars Sean Carey on drums, Dean Granros on guitar, and Jeremy Boettcher on bass. They play an ecclectic mix of Blues, Jazz, and Originals.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Feb. 29th, 2020

9am-1pm Sat. Feb. 29

UW-Stout Veterans Club Pancake Breakfast

All you can eat Pancakes, Sausage and Bacon. The contributions will go to the Stepping Stone Food Pantry and the Dunn County Humane Society. $50 basket prize raffle.

Shirley Doane Senior Center 1412 6th St. E, Menomonie

Cost: $5 per person, children under the age of 4 eat free

Age: All Ages

9am-5pm Sat. Feb. 29

Indoor Camper Show - Chilson Outdoor Adventure RV

Huge indoor camper display, exclusive show pricing, finance specials, discounts on parts and accessories, expanded merchandise selection, and refreshments.

Chilson Outdoor Adventure RV 2031 S. Prairie View Rd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-2pm Sat. Feb. 29

Leap Day Variety Vendor Show

Vendor Show featuring local home based businesses. Whether you are looking to make some great new connections, make some sales or do some early spring shopping.

Eagle's Club 2588 Hallie Rd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-1pm Sat. Feb. 29

Menomonie Farmer's Market - Winter Market

Local producers only farmer's market featuring Menomonie area farmers, bakeries, food producers and artists. Free parking.

Raw Deal 603 S. Broadway St., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sat. Feb. 29

Leap Day Yoga & Brunch at Lucette Brewing

Yoga: a 1 hour flow. Bring your own mat if you have one. Email if you need to borrow one. Brunch: breakfast pizza, salad, and choice of beverage (local coffee, orange juice, beer, soda, mimosas.)

Lucette Brewing Company 910 Hudson Rd., Menomonie

Cost: $25

10-11am Sat. Feb. 29

3rd Annual European Travel Tips with Paul Schwartz

This presentation will offer travel tips to help you plan that trip you have always wanted to take. Plane tickets, websites, how to pack, housing, places to go, getting around and more will be discussed. Paul Schwartz of Menomonie, has traveled to over 30 countries on vacation and loves to talk travel.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

10am-3pm Sat. Feb. 29

4th Annual Beaver Creek Reserve's Frosty Frolic

The Frosty Frolic encompasses everything to love about winter! Snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, dogsledding and more! Receive a prize for finishing your snowshoeing loop. Dog sledding loops sell out quick, so be sure to reserve yours when you register.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Cost: Members: $8 adults, $4 kids | Non-Members: $10 adults, $6 kids | $25 dogsledding

Age: All Ages

11am Sat. Feb. 29

Eau Claire Children's Theater: School House Rock Live

It’s time for school, and Tom is nervous. How will his first day as a teacher go? As he tries to relax, colorful characters emerge from the TV and show him how to win his students over with imagination and catchy songs like “Just a Bill,” “Lolly, Lolly, Lolly,” and “Conjunction Junction.”

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Admission Information Online

11am-2pm Sat. Feb. 29

Vintage Snowmobile Show

Original and Restored Vintage Snowmobile Show/Contest. Registration starts at 10am, with judging at 12noon. Raffles, food, refreshments available. Proceeds go back to the local community.

Brackett Bar 9150 Beaver Creek Rd., Brackett

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-4pm Sat. Feb. 29

Folk Arts Festival

Celebrate folk and fiber arts from throughout the Chippewa Valley. Enjoy an outdoor barn quilt scape, demonstrations, presentations, children's activities, and more. Lunch and treats will be available for purchase in the museum's ice cream parlor.

Chippewa Valley Museum 1204 E. Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $7 Adults, $4 Students, 0-4 and CVM Members Free

noon-4pm Sat. Feb. 29

Leap Day Vendor Market

Hosting local artists, shops, makers & bakers here at The Brewing Projekt in their 3rd Floor Main Event Space. Enjoy shopping some of the best local arts, crafts, food & more, all with a beer in hand.

The Brewing Projekt 1807 N Oxford Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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