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Sun. Mar. 18

Wisconsin ArtsWest 39

This year 81 artists from 22 communities submitted 144 works to be judged for entry into the show. The juror for the exhibit is Cameron Anderson, an artist and a writer living in Madison, Wisconsin.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Sun. Mar. 18

YMCA Teen Workshops

A series of workshops designed especially for teens. This programming will focus on professional development and general life skills. This entry in the series is a concise, informative, and hands-on, interactive workshop about writing your…

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $12, Community $20

Age: Teens

Sun. Mar. 18

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

8-11:30am Sun. Mar. 18

French Toast & Pancake Breakfast

You’re invited to enjoy a delicious Breakfast with French Toast, Pancakes, Sausages, Coffee, Juice, and Milk. Grab the kids and enjoy a great breakfast with fellowship.

Lake Street United Methodist Church
337 Lake St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $5.50, Kids & Students FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Sun. Mar. 18

9th Annual Wisconsin Sport Show

Over 150 exhibitors and displays: boats and pontoons; RVs and ATVs; US and Canadian resorts and lodges; hunting and fishing retailers, outfitters, and guides; professional presentations and seminars; dog trainers, kennels and rescues;…

Eau Claire County Expo Center
5530 Fairview Drive
Eau Claire

Cost: $7 Advance Tickets, $9 at the Door, 11 and younger Free

Age: All Ages

9am-1pm Sun. Mar. 18

Spring String Art and Felt Flower Bouquet Workshop

Create a beautiful felt flower bouquet and string art mason jar to adorn your home. In these four hour workshops, instructors will first walk you through creating a variety of beautiful and intricate felt flowers to create your bouquet as…

Blue Canvas Art Studio-Artisan Forge Studios
1106 Mondovi Rd
Eau Claire

Cost: $40

9am-9pm Sun. Mar. 18

March Madness Basketball Tournament

Each team’s number of games will be determined by the number of teams per division. All teams will get at least 3 games.

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $60 per team

Age: Grades 1-5

10am-3pm Sun. Mar. 18

Grow Your Own Grass Easter Basket

Grow your own Easter basket and decorate with pussy willow catkins. Make a beautiful spring accent for your home. Class includes a liner, potting mix, grass seed, willow catkins, make a tissue paper butterfly accent, and decorate one hand…

Green Oasis Gardens
1403 122nd Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: 1 for $10; or 2 for $15

Age: All Ages

10am-1pm Sun. Mar. 18

Weekend Brunch with Musical Guest

A farm-focused weekend brunch with live music. The kitchen offers an array of midwestern and other brunch classics, and the stage offers such names as Shane Leonard, Nick Seeger, Mari Carlson, Colin Heshmat, and many others. Visit The Lakely…

The Lakely
516 Galloway Street
Eau Claire

Cost: Music is FREE, consult menu for food prices

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Sun. Mar. 18

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

1-3pm Sun. Mar. 18

Learn to Crochet

You will learn everything you need to know to get started with this craft perfect for winter. These are four separate dates for you to choose from.

Blue Boxer Arts
416 S Barstow Street
Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: Ages 16+

1-3pm Sun. Mar. 18

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.

The Paint Shack
2524 Golf Road Suite 2c
Eau Claire

Cost: $10-$40 depending on the specific class

Age: All Ages

1:30-3pm Sun. Mar. 18

LEGO Club

Join fellow LEGO fans each month for free building and challenge yourself to our monthly themed build. No registration needed. A family drop-in program.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room
400 Eau Claire St.
Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2pm Sun. Mar. 18

The Master Singers Concert - Choral Images 2018: Lux Aeterna

Lux Aeterna by composer Morten Lauridsen will be the featured work on the Choral Images Concert. The five-movement work for chorus and orchestra is organized around several Latin texts addressing the idea of light.

First Congregational UCC
310 Broadway St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $18 adults, $5 students or by season pass

2:30-3pm Sun. Mar. 18

Pop-Up Play

Museum Playologists could pop up anywhere with a fun new challenge for you and your family to enjoy. Exercise your brains and bodies with a variety of action-packed activities.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire
220 S. Barstow St.
Eau Claire

5-7pm Sun. Mar. 18

Teen Workshops

This programming will focus on professional development and general life skills. Concise, informative, and hands-on, these interactive workshops will leave you feeling prepared and confident to tackle things like writing your first resume,…

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $12, Community $20

Age: 13+

8:45-10:15pm Sun. Mar. 18

Adult Open Hockey

A drop-in coed program for the adult hockey player (18+). Skaters divide into teams for pick-up games. Players must have full equipment. Goalies skate for free. Sunday and Wednesday nights; October 11 - March 28. 8:45pm-10:15pm. No play on…

Hobbs Ice Arena
915 Menomonie St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $6 per person, or City Pass (2 punches)

Age: Adults 18+

8:45-10:15pm Sun. Mar. 18

Adult Open Broomball

A drop-in coed program for the adult player (18+). Players divide into teams for pick-up broomball game. Players must have their own helmet. Appropriate footwear to be worn on the ice. Broomball sticks and balls provided.

Hobbs Ice Arena
915 Menomonie St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $6 Per Person or City Pass (2 Punches)

Age: Adults 18+