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Events

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Sat. Feb. 10

Bread and Roses

Inspired by Rose Schneiderman who said, “The worker must have bread, but she must have roses, too." encouraging everyone to think beyond just survival and to believe we should have art too. Enjoy illustrations by fashion designers like…

Galaudet Gallery LLC
618 South Farwell
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7am-2pm Sat. Feb. 10

5th Annual JIG’S UP Blugold Ice Fishing Contest

Prizes awarded to the top 25 fish by weight and every 5th place thereafter. Prizes include 2017 Ice Castle Scout, Ford F150 Truck, and more. Raffle prizes include 2017 Polaris Sportsman 450 4-wheeler and more. Prizes for the top fish in each…

The Edge Pub & Eatery
9504 Cty Hwy S.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25/ticket; Each participant may register one fish per ticket; tickets are $25 with no limit on the number of tickets an individual can purchase.

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Sat. Feb. 10

Banbury Art Crawl 9th Annual

Since 2008, artists have selling paintings, pottery, sculpture, stained glass, jewelry, woodworking, photography and so much more. Look forward to perusing works from over one hundred artists and vendors. Fun few days for family, friends and…

Banbury Place, Building 13
800 Wisconsin St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-noon Sat. Feb. 10

Tiny Tots Playhouse - Open Play

Tiny Tots is a place for kids to bring their parents, grandparents or caregivers for some creative, dramatic, memory making fun. Come on in and get your play on. Make some memories, and burn off some energy.

Tiny Tots Playhouse
320 S. Wisconsin St.
Fall Creek

Cost: $5/child, free for adults and infants under 12 months

Age: All Ages

9am-1pm Sat. Feb. 10

Winter Market of Menomonie

A typical Winter market day is presented by 15-20 farmers and artists selling everything from vegetables to fruits, eggs, breads, meats and handmade crafts. Friendly atmosphere, fresh coffee, hot prepared foods and live music every week. All…

Raw Deal
603 S. Broadway St.
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:45-10:30am Sat. Feb. 10

Tween Yogis

This class is intended to develop the students' practice and build awareness of ones strength both physically and mentally. His is a slow-flowing class incorporating yoga poses and education. Tweens are welcome to join class solo as…

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio
313 E. Madison St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: Ages7-12

10am-1pm Sat. Feb. 10

Make a Valentine Pendant, Keychain or set of Earrings

Make a personalized pendant, Keychain or set of Earrings for a loved one. They will fuse your pieces in the kiln so projects will be ready for pick up or shipping on Feb. 13th.

The Glass Orchard
130 Deerfield Road
Eau Claire

Cost: $20/project

Age: All Ages

10am-3pm Sat. Feb. 10

Nate Rylander - the Jackson Pollock of the Midwest

View work by abstract expressionist painter Nate Rylander. “Action painting” can be seen in his artwork along with reclaimed materials such as hollow core doors. Inspired by several masters, we refer to Rylander as the Jackson Pollock of…

B-Framed Galleries
313 S. Barstow St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-3pm Sat. Feb. 10

Bird Lover's Valentine Feeder

Create a beautiful heart shaped Valentine for the birds you love. Share the love by hanging this feeder out for winter food for the birds. Includes: twine, heart shaped mold, cranberries, sunflower seed, bird seed & suet.

Green Oasis Gardens
1403 122nd Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. Feb. 10

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

10-10:50am Sat. Feb. 10

Little Language Lab

Is your toddler ready to get talking? This newest class aimed at exposing children to a language rich environment, where they will listen to stories, sing songs, learn finger-plays, move/dance, and do age-appropriate crafts and sensory…

Lily Pad Lab
1620 Ohm Ave (In the EC Music School)
Eau Claire

Cost: $50/each, drop-ins welcome but please call ahead

Age: Ages 1-2

10-10:45am Sat. Feb. 10

Youth Art Workshops

Topics include Sculpey Mini Sculptures, Mosaic Masterpieces, Canvas Painting Party, Pop Art, Music Mania, Silly Science, and more.

Hobbs Ice Arena
915 Menomonie St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $8 for residents, $18 for non-residents

Age: Ages 5-7

10:15am Sat. Feb. 10

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

11-11:45am Sat. Feb. 10

Little Yogi & Me

Moms & Dads, bring your little ones and let's have some fun. Little Yogi & Me classes make for a fun family outing that incorporates fitness, movement, and education for everyone. This class occurs the second Saturday of each month. You must…

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio
313 E. Madison St.
Eau Claire

Cost: Adults: $10 Kiddos: $5

Age: Ages 3-6

11am-2pm Sat. Feb. 10

Learn to Spin Yarn

Learn to spin yarn in this beginner class. We will learn about the spinning wheel and how to turn roving and natural fibers into yarn. Wheels will be provided, but feel free to bring your own if you have one. Not sure if your wheel works? Our…

Blue Boxer Arts
416 S Barstow Street
Eau Claire

Cost: $40

Age: Ages 16+

11am-4pm Sat. Feb. 10

Pop up Restaurant Featuring Fontinalis at Northbound Supply Co.

NYC Chef Brendan Mchale & Musician Ben Lester have teamed together to form Fontinalis, a pop up restaurant serving rustic yet refined lake region food at the ever so curated Northbound Supply Co., an outdoor apparel boutique.

Northbound Supply Co
215 North Barstow St
Eau Claire

11am Sat. Feb. 10

Menomonie Polar Plunge

A spectacular sight to see and join! Put on a wacky costume, raise money, and jump in a lake in winter to benefit 1,000 local Special Olympics athletes. Chicken? That's okay. You can still participate by registering as Too Chicken and stay on…

Wakanda Park
Wakanda Park Rd. and Pine Ave. E
Menomonie

Cost: Donation information online

Age: All Ages

11am-4pm Sat. Feb. 10

Come and Slide With Us

Enjoy an afternoon of supervised sledding, accompanied with a roaring fire, music, and a cup of hot chocolate. For more information call Eau Claire Parks and Recreation.

Pinehurst Park
3523 Delbert Road
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Sat. Feb. 10

Choix Roses: les Deux

Discover floral wonders both romantic and gothic in beautiful artwork of bouquets, botanicals, roses and rose inspired art that spans the Age of Enlightenment to today. Experience authentic art that questions beauty and values, or just enjoy…

Galaudet Gallery LLC
618 South Farwell
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-2:30pm Sat. Feb. 10

Why to Write - Counting Our Blessings (by Dennis Miller)

Writers call them benchmarks - those important moments that transform your life. To Dennis Miller, the author of 12 books and the producer of 7 films, they are blessings. Learn why as he celebrates 30 years of writing by sharing those…

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

Cost: $7

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Sat. Feb. 10

ArtMobile at the Library

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

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-4pm Sat. Feb. 10

Abstract Wall Art Glass Class

A one-hour abstract wall art class. You will be provided with a white sheet of glass and you will decorate it however you would like using the colorful glass accents provided. Fused projects available for pick up starting Feb. 16th.

The Glass Orchard
130 Deerfield Road
Eau Claire

Cost: Class Fee: $75/parent and child, two children or couple and $35/additional child.

Age: 5+

3-3:45pm Sat. Feb. 10

Kids First Flight: Kids Aerial Yoga

Your little yogi will be introduced to the aerial hammocks and will have time to explore, create, and mindfully play both structured and independently. Each student will have one-on-one time with the teacher(s) to work with their specific…

Sky Yoga
415 1/2 S Barstow St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: 6+

3-4pm Sat. Feb. 10

Eau Claire Victorian Mansion Tour

Enjoy an hour long tour explaining the architecture and the history of this 1882 Eau Claire gem. Learn about beautiful architectural elements and symbolism with insights and revelations that will fascinate and intrigue.

Galaudet Gallery LLC
618 South Farwell
Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

4:30-7pm Sat. Feb. 10

Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra: Movie Lovers Extravaganza

Featuring memorable film music, an appearance by the CV Youth Symphony and the winner of the Young Artists Competition.

The State Theatre
316 Eau Claire St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $28 Adult; $25 Senior; $20 Non-student under age 40; $7 Youth/Student (prices subject to change)

5-9pm Sat. Feb. 10

Live Music by Michael Handler

An inventive acoustic group with notable originals and novel twists on covers. It can be seen in many shapes. Solo, Duo or Trio with a mix of talented artists sharing the stage with Michael in the latter. The guitar and vocals, backed up by a…

Princeton Valley Golf Course
2300 W. Princeton Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-8pm Sat. Feb. 10

Mardi Gras Celebration

New Orleans Cuisine, jazz band, & dancing. Wonderful food, great music and a large dance floor.

Christ Church Cathedral
510 S. Farwell St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $15 per person, $25 per couple, $40 per family-tickets at the church office or Evelyn

Age: All Ages

6-10pm Sat. Feb. 10

Showtime Championship Wrestling

Showtime Championship Wrestling is back with another food drive/night of entertainment. Collecting non perishable food items for Feed My People Food Bank of Eau Claire. New Japan Pro Wrestling/Lucha Underground Star & Olympic Wrestler Jeff…

Eagle's Club
2588 Hallie Rd.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $15 Front Row, $12 General Admission. $2 Discount w/ Non Perishable Food Item Per Ticket

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Sat. Feb. 10

IIT's About Time Date Night

A fun Date Night Out with In It Together's Matt and Suzie K. Choose your own adventure to make for a greater connection with your spouse. Tickets include appetizers, live music, wine, and your very own chose your own adventure book.

The Center
3701 E. Clairemont Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $40/Couple

6:30-8:30pm Sat. Feb. 10

The Paint Shack

A talented social artist will walk you through step by step how to recreate the featured painting. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more! Check our Events calendar on our website thepaintshack.net for featured paintings and prices…

The Paint Shack
2524 Golf Road Suite 2c
Eau Claire

Cost: $20-$35 depending on the class, see event calendar on website for specific pricing

Age: All Ages

7-9:30pm Sat. Feb. 10

Jeff Ray & Hurricane Harold

Stomp your feet and hang on to your hats, Jeff Ray and Hurricane Harold are bringing their inspired, heart-pounding, sophisticated sound to the WideSpot stage. It's the perfect place to kick up your heels and celebrate Mardi Gras, Wisconsin…

Widespot Performing Arts Center
N2030 Spring St.
Stockholm

Cost: $15 Reserved, $18 At the Door (availability not guaranteed)

Age: All Ages

7:30-9pm Sat. Feb. 10

Mentalist - Sean Bott

Comedy Mentalist Sean Bott began his love of entertaining crowds growing up on an army base in Saudi Arabia. During this show, handfuls of pocket change will melt, time will travel on watches and smartphones, and more.

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

Cost: Adults $18, Seniors $17, Youth $9

Age: All Ages

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