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Sat. Feb. 15

Warmth & Whimsy Winter Art Show

Bring color and fun to your day while winter swirls around outside. Local artists will fill the 1,400 square foot Ayres Associates Gallery with art as, this is the time of the year when color, whimsy, and warm thoughts are most needed.

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

Cost: $7 Adults, $4 Students, 0-4 and CVM Members Free

9am-noon Sat. Feb. 15

ACT Test Preparation

Help your high school student get better prepared for the ACT through one-on-one attention by expert instructors. This holistic course provides a comprehensive review of the test, but also focuses in on the specific subject matters that will…

UW Eau Claire Campus
105 Garfield Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: $199

Age: Grades 10-12

9-9:30am Sat. Feb. 15

Little Artists

Participants will create works of art as they learn and practice techniques such as a drawing, painting and sculpture. This program will introduce several concepts in a fun, hands-on, age-appropriate way, including color, form, texture,…

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $30 members, $40 non-members

Age: Ages 3-5

9am-1pm Sat. Feb. 15

Menomonie Farmer's Market - Winter Market

Local producers only farmer's market featuring Menomonie area farmers, bakeries, food producers and artists. Free parking.

Raw Deal
603 S. Broadway St.
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-noon Sat. Feb. 15

Open Play

Kids - bring your parents, grandparents or caregivers in and spend some quality time being creative, imaginative and just plain having fun and making memories!

Tiny Tots Playhouse
320 S. Wisconsin St.
Fall Creek

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

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. Feb. 15

Third Annual Palentines at Odd Humyns

Spend the day gettin' pampered with your pals. Featuring a number of vendors including Infinitea, Giizhig Designs, Forward Vintage, and more! Free face painting and tarot card readings also available! The shop will have exclusive Palentines…

Odd Humyns
209 N Barstow St
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. Feb. 15

"Winter Life" Art Show

An exhibition featuring the artists of the Eau Claire Creatives group. Each artist has created work that depicts their interpretation of the theme "Winter Life". Come vote for your favorite.

Artisan Forge Studios
1106 Mondovi Road
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. Feb. 15

Experimental Drawing with Kay Brathol-Hostvet

In this process-oriented workshop, you will be exposed to new approaches to drawing without worrying if your drawing is "right." Open to all skill levels. Supply list provided upon registration.

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

Cost: $110

Age: All Ages

10am Sat. Feb. 15

Eau Claire Children's Theater Presents: Frozen Jr.

A story of the powerful bond and love between sisters, this new musical features all the memorable songs from the animated film plus five new songs. Loaded with magic, adventure, and plenty of humor, Disney's Frozen Jr. brings Elsa, Anna,…

Pablo Center at the Confluence
120 Graham Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: $24 adults, $20 seniors, $14 students/13+, $10 for youth 12 and under

10:15-11:15am Sat. Feb. 15

Babywearing Yoga

Moms/Dads, do you have a little one at home that you want to get out with and move? Come and learn how to be, breathe, and get in sync as your little one rides along in your front baby carrier. Open to beginners and yogis of all levels.

Tuning Tree
515 South Barstow, Suite 117
Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: Kids 2 months - 1 year

11-11:45am Sat. Feb. 15

Toddler-Caregiver Movement Class

Help your toddler move through the developmental stages of movement and increase their capacity for learning! The class will tire their bodies and allow them to move creatively.

Anandaworks Wellness Education Center
320 Putnam St Ste 123
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 5 and under with an adult

noon Sat. Feb. 15

Altoona Lion's Fishing Classic

24 Hour Altoona Lion's Fishing Classic with $1000s of dollars in prizes to be awarded including for the top fishing in the following categories: Walleye, Northern, Bluegill, Perch & Crappie. Registration Starts at 10am, Saturday, Feb 15th on…

Lake Altoona County Beach
604 Beach Rd.
Altoona

Cost: $20 for Adults, $10 for Ages 8-17, FREE for kids 7 and under

Age: All Ages

1-2:30pm Sat. Feb. 15

WriteLab

Allows for collaboration and idea-sharing as our group will help each other through the creative process by providing ideas and opinions while participating in fun and challenging writing activities and prompts.

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $20 member, $30 community

Age: Ages 11-16

1:30pm Sat. Feb. 15

Eau Claire Children's Theater Presents: Frozen Jr.

A story of the powerful bond and love between sisters, this new musical features all the memorable songs from the animated film plus five new songs. Loaded with magic, adventure, and plenty of humor, Disney's Frozen Jr. brings Elsa, Anna,…

Pablo Center at the Confluence
120 Graham Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: $24 adults, $20 seniors, $14 students/13+, $10 for youth 12 and under

5-10pm Sat. Feb. 15

Romantic Improv Comedy by UWEC Backward Thinker Society

Voted best improv comedy team in 2018 by the Volume One Best of the Chippewa Valley Reader's Poll. Bring your date for a hilarious romantic themed improv show. Pizza buffet included. 5pm social, 6pm dinner, 7pm show.

Paradise Shores
26364 CTH M
Holcombe

Cost: $25 Dinner and show

Age: 16+