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Events

activities • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

Sat. Feb. 22

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-5pm Sat. Feb. 22

42nd Annual Home & Garden Show

Visit 125+ vendors and get help or inspiration with your next home project. Friday is Senior Day, Friday Night is live music and wine/beer tasting, Saturday is Demonstration Day & Sunday is Family Day.

Chippewa Valley Expo Center
5150 Old Mill Plaza
Eau Claire

Cost: $8 at the door, $6 through 2/20 at Festival Foods, Menards, Green Oasis

Age: All Ages

9-9:30am Sat. Feb. 22

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. 22

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. 22

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

9am-noon Sat. Feb. 22

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

10am-4pm Sat. Feb. 22

"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. 22

Soul and Synergy Metaphysical & Wellness Fair

Includes 2 galleries and 3 speakers. Gallery tickets will be on sale on website or at the door. One will be held Friday night and one Saturday. There will be 30+ Vendors available including card readers, Mediums, healers, spirit artists,…

Best Western PLUS Eau Claire Conference Center
3340 Mondovi Road
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

10:15am Sat. Feb. 22

Family Storytime

All storytimes feature an assortment of stories, rhymes, fingerplays, flannels, music, and movement. No registration required.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30-11am Sat. Feb. 22

Story Time at Dotters Books

Guest readers will share two picture books with kids of all ages. Donuts from Roadside Bakery and fresh brewed coffee for you to enjoy (donations for treats are welcome, but not necessary.)

Dotters Books
1602 Hogeboom Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-noon Sat. Feb. 22

Toddler & Me Massage

Discuss gentle touch and learn how to connect with our child on a deeper level. This class is appropriate for 3-5 year olds. Limited space available. Please register ahead.

Tuning Tree
515 South Barstow, Suite 117
Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: Children 3-5 & Parent

11-11:45am Sat. Feb. 22

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-2pm Sat. Feb. 22

Little Hands Pasta Class

An Introduction To the Wonderful World of Pasta. A two-hour pasta workshop tailored to introduce your child to the fun of making hand crafted noodles!

Forage
930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212
Eau Claire

Cost: $30 + processing fees

Age: All Ages

1-2:30pm Sat. Feb. 22

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

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Feb. 22

Winter Maker's Market

A variety of local makers & artists in this winter pop-up market. Make & take your own unique succulent planter, get a henna tattoo while sipping beer, stock up on high quality CBD, have your Tarot read, and listen to some local amazing music…

Zymurgy Brewing
624 Main Street. E
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Sat. Feb. 22

"The Stranger" - A Hmong Indie Film

Having narrowly escaped war-torn Laos as a child, Steve (aka Teng) is now living the "American Dream." Following a family tragedy, Steve's life falls apart and he must grapple with his mysterious past, his estranged wife, and a stranger…

AMC CLASSIC Oakwood 12
4800 Golf Rd
Eau Claire

Cost: $15

Age: 12+

7-9pm Sat. Feb. 22

Annie Mack

A regional powerhouse with national recognition, Annie delivers a night of Gospel, Motown soul, and Blues. Along with her rock-solid band, she is old school done right – powerful stuff. 

Widespot Performing Arts Center
N2030 Spring St.
Stockholm

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages