Sunday, Oct. 20th, 2019

1:30pm Sun. Oct. 20

UWEC Theater: Company

Revolves around a single man unable to commit fully to a steady relationship, the five married couples who are his best friends, and his three girlfriends. Company is comprised of a number of short, musical vignettes linked by a celebration for Robert's 35th birthday.

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

Cost: Admission Fee Unknown

1:30pm Sun. Oct. 20

Eau Claire Children's Theater: The Crucible

In this 1953 Tony Award® Winner for Best Play, a servant girl maliciously accuses a young farmer’s wife of witchcraft. The farmer brings the girl to court to admit the lie, but instead of saving his wife, he finds himself also accused of witchcraft and ultimately condemned with a host of others.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Admission Information Online

2-3:30pm Sun. Oct. 20

UWEC Concert Choir and Novum Voce

UW-Eau Claire's Concert Choir and Novum Voce will present a concert conducted by Dr. Frank Watkins.

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: $6 general admission, $4 youth and student, free UWEC student and faculty/staff

Age: All Ages

2pm Sun. Oct. 20

Menomonie Theater Guild: Newsies

Based on the real Newsboy Strike of 1899, this new Disney musical tells the story of Jack Kelly, a rebellious newsboy who dreams of a life as an artist away from the big city.

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

Cost: Ticket information online

2pm Sun. Oct. 20

UWEC Film Series: "Hocus Pocus"

After moving to Salem, Mass., teenager Max explores an abandoned house with his sister and their new friend, Allison. After dismissing a story Allison tells as superstitious, Max accidentally frees a coven of evil witches who used to live in the house.

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

Cost: $5 GA, $10 yearly pass, $20 yearly family pass

Age: Rated R

7:30pm Sun. Oct. 20

An Evening with Garrison Keillor

Accompanied by gifted pianist and former “A Prairie Home Companion” music director Richard Dworsky, radio legend Garrison Keillor regales audiences with classic folk and love songs, poetry recitation from memory, lighthearted banter, observational comedy, and perhaps even the latest “News from Lake Wobegon.”

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

Cost: $50 GA, $46 senior or student

9pm Sun. Oct. 20

Bennyoke

Come to Bennyoke every Wednesday and Sunday and sing your favorite karaoke songs.

Scooter's 411 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Age: 21+

Monday, Oct. 21st, 2019

6:30-9:30pm Mon. Oct. 21

October Wine & Dine

Enjoy a food (by Chef Adam) & wine pairing at Bye the Willow with wine expert William. A 5 course meal, 4 wine pairings, discounts on the bottles of wines sampled that night, along with an educational and fun filled evening. Menus announced on Facebook closer to the date of the event.

Bye the Willow 501 N. High St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $40/each

7:30pm Mon. Oct. 21

An Acoustic Evening with Trey Anatasio

Over the past three decades, composer/guitarist/vocalist Trey Anastasio has forged a multi-faceted career, winning acclaim in rock, classical and theatrical circles. He is a founding member of Phish, one of today’s most successful and innovative rock bands.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $65

7:30-9:30pm Mon. Oct. 21

Bingo Night

Do you like beer? Do you like playing bingo while you drink beer? Well hold on to your hats because The Growler Guys is hosting Bingo every Monday night.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8-10pm Mon. Oct. 21

Monday Jazz Session

The Jazz Studies students of UWEC take over the Lakely stage for a community jazz jam session! Bring your horn and come sit in.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Mon. Oct. 21

Karaoke Night at The Plus

With full service menu of appetizers, entrees, and pizzas until midnight and drinks for the 21+ crowd, this all ages venue offers the perfect place to sing a tune with friends.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Oct. 22nd, 2019

5-10pm Tue. Oct. 22

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

5-8pm Tue. Oct. 22

13th Ann. Steak & Burger Night Boys & Girls Club Fundraiser

A fun filled evening of delicious food, silent auction, and the opportunity to get to know the members. You will hear from our Youth of the Year and other community leaders. Proceeds from the evening will benefit the Boys & Girls Club – Lee & Mary Markquart Center.

The Florian Gardens 2340 Lorch Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $85

6:30pm Tue. Oct. 22

Country Dance Lessons

Learn country dance at the Lilydale Dance Hall & Event Center. Cash bar available. Singles & couples welcome. Couples dancing from 6:30-7pm. Line dance from 7-7:30pm. Open dance from 7:30-9:30pm.

Lilydale Dance Hall & Event Center 6346 County Highway N, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5

Age: Adults and Ages 13+

7-8pm Tue. Oct. 22

Chippewa Valley Book Festival: Long Way Round: Through the Heartland by River

Inspired by a mythic Round River, John Hildebrand set off in a small boat to rediscover his home state of Wisconsin. The program will combine photographs, discussion, and short excerpts from the book as Hildebrand shares the sense of both wonder and belonging he discovered through his travels.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: Tickets required (FREE)

7-8pm Tue. Oct. 22

Chippewa Valley Book Festival: A Font and the Search for One Man’s Fate

During the depths of World War II, Frenchman Marcel Heuzé mailed letters to his wife and three young daughters from a labor camp in Berlin. "Marcel's Letters" details author and type designer Carolyn Porter's quest to put together the pieces of Marcel's life after finding them in a bundle in an antique shop.

Fall Creek Public Library 122 E Lincoln Ave, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

7-10pm Tue. Oct. 22

Poker Night

Play your cards right and win some free beer! The Growler Guys hosts a 10 week Texas Hold'em tournament. The winner of each week will advance to the Tournament of Champions game. Participation is given on a first come first serve basis with a 20 player max.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7:30-10pm Tue. Oct. 22

Sofar Sounds Eau Claire

A Sofar gig is an intimate show held in a unique venue, like a living room or an antique shop. It typically features three artists, playing four songs, and each lineup is specially curated to give the audience a diverse show. The address is revealed the day before in an email.

Secret Location

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Tue. Oct. 22

Open Mic Night at The Plus

See or join established and emerging artists. Each week, a different artist will host, and lead off the evening with 20 minutes of their work. Following the performance, open mic begins. Music, comedy, sketch, live readings, poetry, acting, improv welcomed. Half price apps from 10p-midnight.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Wednesday, Oct. 23rd, 2019

7:30am-1pm Wed. Oct. 23

Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market

Seasonal, locally grown vegetables and fruits, plus baked goods, dairy products, meat, honey, maple syrup, flowers, and more.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Age: All ages

10:30-11:30am Wed. Oct. 23

Chippewa Valley Book Festival: A Font and the Search for One Man’s Fate

During the depths of World War II, Frenchman Marcel Heuzé mailed letters to his wife and three young daughters from a labor camp in Berlin. "Marcel's Letters" details author and type designer Carolyn Porter's quest to put together the pieces of Marcel's life after finding them in a bundle in an antique shop.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

11am-2pm Wed. Oct. 23

Petal It Forward

Celebrate a Nationwide "Pay It Forward," event hosted by the Society of American Florists, to promote Random Acts of Kindness! Meet the Lakeview Floral and Gifts Team at Culver's for your 2 FREE bouquets (with purchase from Culver's.) One to keep and one to share.

Culver's - Menomonie 1330 Stout Rd, Menomonie

Cost: Free

Age: All Ages

noon-1:30pm Wed. Oct. 23

"Wild and Rare" Lunch and Book Presentation

Adam Regn Arvidson takes a look, not only at the Midwest plants and animals on the endangered species list, but which ones we value, why we value them, and what we take into consideration moving forward. Get your lunch ticket for this event online (catered by French Press.)

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

Cost: $15 for lunch, FREE program

6-7pm Wed. Oct. 23

Chippewa Valley Book Festival: Revenge of the Asian Woman: A Reading with Dorothy Chan

Dorothy Chan, the newest Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at UWEC, reads from her newest collection of poetry. Continuing with the themes of food, sexuality, culture, and fetishes developed in her previous collections, the reading will showcase Chan’s latest work as well as her reverence for pop culture, kitsch, and excess.

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

Cost: FREE

6-8pm Wed. Oct. 23

Wine and Bingo Night

Drinks, prizes and fun. A night of booze and bingo.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6-8pm Wed. Oct. 23

Bingo at The Red Mixer

Great bingo fun. Different sponsor weekly. Wine & drink specials all night.

The Red Mixer 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-8pm Wed. Oct. 23

Chippewa Valley Book Festival: The Optimist at Midnight

Storytelling is by nature a hopeful endeavor, never more than in times of division and anxiety. Using texts from novelists, poets, and screenwriters, Enger will discuss the Midwestern imagination, the magic of kite-flying, and the power of stories to inspire change.

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

Cost: FREE

7-8pm Wed. Oct. 23

Night of the Living ZINE

Spooky tales from this world and beyond. Celebrate the release of the first-ever Odd Humyns Creepy Zine: "Shudder: A Zine Series for Sleepless Nights." Light refreshments. Open to all ages (but only if they're okay with getting spooked!)

Odd Humyns 209 N Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Wed. Oct. 23

Quiz Night

Zymurgy Quiz night is back and better than ever. Groups of 2 - 6 compete to win Zymurgy prizes. Winning team battle royale at the end - grand championship team wins extra special prizes including a $75 bar tab, Zymurgy goodies and a lot of other goodies from local establishments.

Zymurgy Brewing 624 Main Street. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-10pm Wed. Oct. 23

Open Mic Night

Grab your guitar, drums, bass, fiddle, harmonica, poem or best jokes and join us for an Open Mic Night hosted by Jake & Dani from Rock Creek Song Dogs. All performers welcome to join. Average performance is 2-4 songs or about 15-20 minutes.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9pm Wed. Oct. 23

Chippewa Valley Book Festival: Barstow & Grand: Issue #3 Release Reading

The release party for Issue #3 will feature readings from the journal, including fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, as well as commentary from the editors on the publication process and how the journal has grown in its third year.

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

Cost: FREE

8-9:30pm Wed. Oct. 23

Black Mirror Trivia Night

How much do you love the British science fiction anthology television series Black Mirror? All of the trivia questions this evening will be about this hit show. Prizes for winning teams- maximum of 6 players per team

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Wed. Oct. 23

Bennyoke

Come to Bennyoke every Wednesday and Sunday and sing your favorite karaoke songs.

Scooter's 411 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Age: 21+

Thursday, Oct. 24th, 2019

noon-5pm Thu. Oct. 24

Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market

Seasonal, locally grown vegetables and fruits, plus baked goods, dairy products, meat, honey, maple syrup, flowers, and more.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Age: All ages

4-8pm Thu. Oct. 24

Blooms and Broomsticks

Register to win free flowers for a year. Enjoy 20% store wide, including flowers, plants, soaps, jewelry, candles, scarves and more. Take part in a bud vase bar for only $9.95 and create a spooky arrangement of your liking. Enjoy ceramic demonstrations, premium chocolate samples and witch's brew, all while you browse.

Lakeview Floral 1802A Stout Rd., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Oct. 24

Classic Cuisine Pop Up Harvest Dinner at Forage

A farm to table 5 course harvest feast with wine prepared by local caterers Ellen Price and Jen Monroe of Classic Cuisine. As many ingredients as possible will be offered from local producers and growers. Grass fed pork and beef will be featured from Together Farms.

Forage 930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212, Eau Claire

Cost: $80

Age: 21+

6-9pm Thu. Oct. 24

Master Cooking Class: Home Cooked Holiday

Take the stress out of planning and cooking for the holidays. Let Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse inspire your upcoming Thanksgiving meal. Chef Wamsley will guide you through the step-by-step process on how to prepare your very own luxurious feast, home cooking techniques and more.

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $75

Age: 21+

6-10pm Thu. Oct. 24

Whiskey Club at The Ivory

Taste whiskey all over the world. Offering "Roundtable Meetings" where you will get a chance to learn the history of different Whiskeys, taste test the inventory, and share whiskey stories with people of all ages. Sample a “Flight of the Night” which will include 4 different Whiskeys.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: 21+

6:30-7:30pm Thu. Oct. 24

Costume Dance Party WERQ Style

Costume Party, Dance Off; WERQ Hip Hop Style. Come dressed, best dressed gets a PRIZE! Come ready to dance and have a scary good time. No experience needed. No registration needed.

Pure Fitness 4 You 1423 South Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

6:45pm Thu. Oct. 24

Thursday Night: Open Jam

Join the Stone's Throw for local talent or take the stage yourself. Everyone is welcome.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-10pm Thu. Oct. 24

Open Mic & Musician Gathering

Open mic with quality sound & lights hosted by Jeff White. Free drink for all performers. Sign up at 6:15pm. Happy hour at 9:30pm with $2 rails & pints!

Mystic Bar 1 E Canal street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7pm Thu. Oct. 24

Local Lit: Out Loud

Anyone who has published in Local Lit is invited to come read one or two pieces. We've read you, now we want to hear you.

The Volume One Gallery (Inside The Local Store) 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7pm Thu. Oct. 24

Fall Music Open Microphone

Open mic night at the café has returned hosted by Blaine Howard. Bring your talents to the stage and become part of the local scene. Sign up 6-7pm, plug in to our equipment and perform in front of a live audience. Music, poetry, comedy and spoken word are all welcome.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-11pm Thu. Oct. 24

Ski Sprites Haunted House

The Ski Sprites are hosting their annual Haunted House. A scary walk-thru with interactive haunts, changing scares and a thrill around every corner. Not for the timid.

Ski Sprites Haunted House 415 S. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 at the door, $9 with a non-perishable food donation, $8 in advance

Age: All ages, 12+ recommended

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