Eau Claire Family Friendly Events Calendar For 04/08/2017

Your guide to family events, stories and news in Western Wisconsin.

Events

activites • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

7am-1pm Sat. Apr. 8

Weekend Brunch with Musical Guest Shane Leonard

Farm-focused weekend brunch (served 7am-1pm) with lively instrumental tunes from Shane Leonard 10am-1pm. Midwestern and other brunch classics including omelettes, quiche, wild rice porridge, Belgian waffles, sandwiches, and more. Classic and…

The Oxbow Hotel
516 Galloway St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8am-8pm Sat. Apr. 8

2017 TMS College Table Tennis National Championships

The 2017 TMS College Table Tennis National Championships go way beyond the basement pastime many of us know. Experience the speed, power and athleticism of this Olympic sport firsthand as a spectator at the premier college table tennis event…

UW-Eau Claire Upper Campus- McPhee Physical Education Center

Cost: Single-day pass: $10 or $2 with valid UWEC student ID; 3-day event pass: $20 or $5 with valid UWEC student ID

Age: All Ages

9-10:30am Sat. Apr. 8

Dimensions

Visionary Lisa Thelen will take you on a quest to understand the dimensional levels, and where you are on that scale. This session will also touch upon Leonardo Da Vinci.

Cook Chiropractic
2029 County Hwy I
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

9am Sat. Apr. 8

The Mounder Mile - 1 Mile Run/Walk

Run or walk one mile from the Elk Mound High School parking lot to the top of Mound Hill. Register at the school the day of the run. First 150 to register receive an Elk Mound backpack filled with items from the event's sponsors. All proceeds…

Elk Mound High School
405 University St
Elk Mound

Cost: $20 Adults, $10 Students

9am-3pm Sat. Apr. 8

Cat Show

"Star Paws" theme. See purebred cats and household pets compete for awards. Daily raffle, shop cat themed merchandise, make ‘n take cat toy with admission, costume contest, and more. Food available from Goldsmith Coffee Bar. Two free raffle…

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds
225 Edward St, Creative Arts Building C
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 GA, $2 ages 7 and under

9am-4pm Sat. Apr. 8

Govin's Lambing Barn

Come see and hold all the farm babies at Govin's. We have lambs, chicks, piglets, goats, alpacas and more. It may even be possible to see a birth while you are here. We also offer pony rides, face painting, wool spinners and crafts. Lunch &…

Govin’s Meats & Berries
N6134 670th St
Menomonie

Cost: $7.75/person & children under 24 months are free.

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Sat. Apr. 8

If The Shoe Fits Kids Dance Classes

Various dance classes from mommy and me to jazz and modern. Main focus is starting at the beginning, so no experience is required.

If The Shoe Fits Dance Studio
102 W Grand Ave
Eau Claire

Cost: $35-$45 per month

Age: Ages 3-13

10-11:30am Sat. Apr. 8

Date With Dad - Fire Station Exploration

A special time for dads and pre-school age kids to enjoy. Explore fire trucks and the fire station, learn about fire safety, meet fire fighters and eat a snack together. Grandpas, step-dad, uncles or other important male role models are…

Fire Station #5
2500 Patton St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Preschool-age families

10am-4pm Sat. Apr. 8

ArtMobile at Oakwood Mall

The ARTmobile connects children to the visual arts with fun and relevant art projects that have an educational aspect to them.

Oakwood Mall
4800 Golf Rd
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15-11:45am Sat. Apr. 8

Swan Lake Ballet Studio - Spring Kids Classes

Learn diversity through dance, study classical ballet vocabulary, build up strong body, and experience creativity in dance. Students learn classical ballet choreography and perform at various venues such as Mabel Tainter, Summer Festival,…

Swan Lake Ballet Studio
Banbury Place Bldg 13 Ste 122
Eau Claire

Cost: $5-8/class, $20-36 for 5 classes, $28-55 for 9 classes

Age: Ages 3-13

10:15-10:45am Sat. Apr. 8

L.E. Phillips Library: Family Storytime

Stories, songs and fun for the whole family, designed to ignite children's language and brain development.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Age 0-6

1:30pm Sat. Apr. 8

UW-Stout Presents: "Seussical the Musical"

See the magical world and characters come to life on stage, in this fantastical whimsical musical. Directed and choreographed by Paul Calenberg and musical direction by Michaela Gifford. Based on the works of Dr. Seuss and performed through…

Harvey Hall Theatre
3rd Street East, UW-Stout
Menomonie

Cost: $12 for Adults, $6 Children under Twelve

Age: All Ages

1:30-4pm Sat. Apr. 8

Paint at Cheers Pablo

Head to Cheers Pablo for one of many painting events, or a DIY sign class. No painting experience necessary, just come ready to have fun. More information about available classes online.

Cheers Pablo
2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A
Eau Claire

Cost: $35 per person, $25 for Kids Under 12

Age: All Ages

2-4pm Sat. Apr. 8

The Paint Shack

Have fun painting on canvas. Made easy and fun as a trained instructor walks the class through the process. Also paint on wood, bags, glasses and more. Check the website for more information on scheduled events and classes.

The Paint Shack
2524 Golf Road Suite 2c
Eau Claire

Cost: $35

3:30-4:30pm Sat. Apr. 8

Let's Make Science

Teens are invited to come to the library for some classic science demonstrations and hands-on experiments.

Menomonie Public Library
600 Wolske Bay Rd
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

6-11pm Sat. Apr. 8

Warmachine/Hordes Journeyman League

Warmachine/Hordes is a 30mm skirmisher war game set in the Fantasy/Steampunk world of the Iron Kingdoms. A Journeyman League is the perfect opportunity to try out or get into Hordes / Warmachine. Featuring a friendly, casual atmosphere, each…

The District Company
315 Graham Ave
Eau Claire

Cost: $5 for duration of the league (7 weeks)

Age: 10+

6:30-9pm Sat. Apr. 8

Paint at Cheers Pablo

Head to Cheers Pablo for one of many painting events, or a DIY sign class. No painting experience necessary, just come ready to have fun. More information about available classes online.

Cheers Pablo
2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A
Eau Claire

Cost: $35 per person, $25 for Kids Under 12

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Sat. Apr. 8

CollECtive Choir Presents: "Rise and Shine" - A Gospel and Hip Hop Concert

Downtown Eau Claire's Gospel and Hip/hop group is going to bust the roof with their Easter-themed show ft. TRU-SERVA, and the MRProject, as well as other local musicians. With a 6 piece band and stage full of singers, get ready to raise the…

The Plus
208 S. Barstow St
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Apr. 8

The Greek Mythology Olympiaganza

It is a full-length zany comedy which tries to cover the whole of Greek mythology in two hours

Eau Claire North High School
1801 Piedmont Rd.
Eau Claire

Cost: $10 at the door

Age: All Ages

7-9:30pm Sat. Apr. 8

WideSpot Players Present "Play On!"

A comedy about a theater group trying to put on a play in spite of the maddening interference of the haughty author. Bring your family & friends and see Community Theater at its best. Visit our website for show times, tickets, or call/email…

Widespot Performing Arts Center
N2030 Spring St.
Stockholm

Cost: $15 Adult Reserved, $10 Child Reserved. Door Prices $18/$13 until Sold Out

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Apr. 8

UW-Stout Presents: "Seussical the Musical"

See the magical world and characters come to life on stage, in this fantastical whimsical musical. Directed and choreographed by Paul Calenberg and musical direction by Michaela Gifford. Based on the works of Dr. Seuss and performed through…

Harvey Hall Theatre
3rd Street East, UW-Stout
Menomonie

Cost: $12 for Adults, $6 Children under Twelve

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Sat. Apr. 8

Mustard's Retreat Folk Duo

Mustard's Retreat is a consummate folk due who frequently opens for Peter Yarrow of "Peter, Paul and Mary." This is an ideal performance for all members of your family.

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

Cost: $25 VIP / $20 Adults / $18 Seniors & Students

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Apr. 8

ECCT Presents: Oliver!

This new London version of the musical theatre classic brings the streets of Victorian England to life as the orphaned Oliver escapes to London and joins Fagin's band of pickpockets and thieves. This show is filled with memorable songs like…

The State Theatre
316 Eau Claire St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $8 Youth, $12 Student, $18 Seniors, $22 Adult

The Chippewa Valley Family calendar is sponsored by Mayo Clinic Health System of Eau Claire