Saturday: Lorie Line, Festival of the Trees, the Coolhand Saints, & the '80s

Sarah Dobs

Lorie Line & Her Fab Five: Making Spirits Bright

Popular pianist Lorie Line & her fab five returns, Making Spirits Bright this holiday season. She promises a beautifully elegant but simple show. Joining her on stage will be five of her favorite musicians, affectionately known as her "Fab Five". A family show, kids ages 4 and up will be invited to greet Santa on stage. (State Theatre, 316 Eau Claire St. Eau Claire; Sat. 2pm & 7:30pm; $47)

But one of the Cool Hand Saints.
 
But one of the Coolhand Saints.
Festival of Trees

Holiday dazzle, music and goodies await you at the annual Festival of Trees. Dozens of beautifully-decorated trees, wreaths, garlands and sways fill the State Theatre Lobby and Gallery and offer the community an exciting start to the holiday season. Sponsored by The Friends of the Eau Claire Regional Arts Council, Inc. Proceeds benefit the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center. (State Theatre Lobby,316 Eau Claire St. Eau Claire; Sat. 11am-5pm; free)

Lucas Fischer and the Coolhand Saints

Lucas Fischer and the Coolhand Saints have nothing but the real stuff and will be playing at Jame Sheeley House. Luke's bluesy voice, hard-hitting guitar and Olaf's electric violin produce some incredible tunes. (James Sheeley House,236 W. River St. Chippewa Falls; Sat. 9pm-1am; free)

"Doug's Place" Reunion at Shari's Chippewa Club w/live music by "Lady Luck"

The 80's show band from Minneapolis Lady Luck will be rocking the stage at Shari's Chippewa Club this weekend. This event is held in conjunction with Durand's Dazzle Day and it's annual evening Christmas parade and Lighting Ceremony. Former Chippewa Club owners Doug and Sharon Bauer will guest bartend at Shari's after the parade.(Shari's Chippewa Club, 106 W. Main St. Durand; Sat. 8:30pm-12:30am; free)

Check out the rest of Saturday. And Sunday!

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