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9am-4pm Thu. Mar. 19

Chippewa Valley Watercolor Artists

The show features work from 25 local watercolor artists. A portion of all sales goes to Beaver Creek Reserve. An artist reception will be held from 9 am to 2pm on March 14 in conjunction with Beaver Creek's French Toast Breakfast.

Beaver Creek Reserve
S1 County Road K
Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Thu. Mar. 19

Pour Painted Easter Egg workshop

Come into Arts, Etc and Pour Paint a dozen regular sized plastic eggs and 1 large plastic egg. Create/decorate you very own eggs that can be used for Easter bunny to hide treats.

Arts, Etc.
930 Galloway St, Banbury Place Building 13, Suite 27
Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Thu. Mar. 19

Real Life – Matt Philleo

Matt Philleo’s goal as a realistic painter is to bring comfort, encouragement, and inspiration, especially to the discouraged and brokenhearted, so they can experience true and lasting peace. Galleries are open normal building hours and 1…

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-5pm Thu. Mar. 19

Tina Ecker | Imressions Through a Local Lens

First solo exhibit of photography by local favorite Tina Ecker. "Taking a picture is so much more than pressing a shutter button. To me it's capturing the experience in a way that makes viewers feel as if they were there with me..."

Artisan Forge Studios
1106 Mondovi Road
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-8pm Thu. Mar. 19

CANCELLED: Downtown Eau Claire Awards Celebration

The Downtown Eau Claire Awards is an event celebrating the businesses, organizations, and individuals that make downtown so amazing - featuring a look back at the changes of the past 10 years and a chance for attendees to help guide…

Pablo Center at the Confluence
120 Graham Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-7pm Thu. Mar. 19

Northstar Middle School 25th Anniversary Open House

Apresentation from Dr. Mary Ann Hardebeck, Superintendent of Schools, and Dr. Pat Neudecker, one of Northstar’s Founding Administrators. The evening will also feature student musical ensembles, artifacts and displays highlighting the past…

Northstar Middle School
2711 Abbe Hill Dr.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Mar. 19

CANCELLED: White Pine Open Mic

Welcome the arrival of Spring with White Pine, the Chippewa Valley area's longest-running open mic performance event. Musicians, poets, storytellers, dancers, anyone who wants to share their talent with an appreciative audience is welcome! 10…

Raw Deal
603 S. Broadway St.
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Thu. Mar. 19

Live Music: Matt Sayles

Multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter Americana & Indie Folk from California. Thursday is Family Night with open swim & live music! $20 for large pizza & pitcher of pop OR $25 large pizza & pitcher of beer.

Bridgewater Restaurant and Pub
1009 W. Park Ave.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:15-7:15pm Thu. Mar. 19

Junior Chefs

In this program, students will get a hands-on fundamental kitchen experience, learning skills such as reading and referencing recipes, ingredient identification, proper measuring technique and more.

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $40 members, $56 community

Age: Ages 7-10

7-9pm Thu. Mar. 19

Extreme Bingo at Eau Claire Ale House

Extreme Bingo is a fun and exciting spin on the traditional game of bingo. Instead of just listening for a number, you get to listen to and sing along with your favorite songs, music videos, and karaoke tracks.

Eau Claire Ale House
120 N. Clairemont
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages