The Bear Creek Band performs at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15 at RoosterTail Bar & Grill in Durand.
Chris Kroeze performs at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15 at Pine Brook Farm in Spooner.
Duane Shaw performs from 6-9:30 p.m. Fridays in October at Jake’s Supper Club in Menomonie.
The Bear Creek Band performs at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16 at the Cedarbrook Church fundraiser in Menomonie.
Howard “Guitar” Luedtke performs at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16 at McKenzie Landing in Spooner.
Kaiged Acoustic performs at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 16 at October Fest in Mondovi.
Last Open Road performs at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16 at Six String Salon in Maiden Rock.
Mark Healey & Jim Schuh Duo performs at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16 at Chalet on Wissota.
The Rhythm Playboys perform at noon Saturday, Oct. 16 at the Firemen’s Dance in Osseo.
“Field of Vision,” Chippewa Valley Watercolor Artists exhibit, Oct. 11 through Nov. 19, Heyde Center for the Arts, 3 S. High St., Chippewa Falls. 715-726-9000, cvca.net.
“Exploring the Versatility of Birch Bark,” through Oct. 30, 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire. 715-456-8573; artisanforgestudios.com.
“Music Moves Me: Children’s Artwork Inspired by the Music of the Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra,” through Oct. 31, Pablo Center at the Confluence. Information: 715-832-ARTS (2787), pablocenter.org.
The art of “Go Paint! Chippewa Valley,” virtual exhibit of work from weeklong plein air art festival, presented by Pablo Center at the Confluence. Information: 715-832-ARTS (2787), pablocenter.org. Competition was Sept. 25-Oct. 1; exhibit opened Oct. 8.
“Shelter,” a virtual exhibit reflecting on COVID-19’s impact, by various artists, presented by Pablo Center at the Confluence. To view: pablocenter.org/visual-art/virtual-exhibits/shelter/. 715-832-ARTS (2787); pablocenter.org.
Art in the Valley, gallery featuring local artists, 2533 E. Clairemont Ave. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Friday; and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Information: 715-579-2097 or 715-577-1332.
Artisan Forge Studios, home to over 30 vendors specializing in arts of all forms, including artists of all media, 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire. For hours, special events and more information: 715-456-8573; artisanforgestudios.com.
Chippewa Valley Museum, 1204 E. Half Moon Drive. Exhibits: “Hmong in Eau Claire,” virtual exhibit; “Reinventing the Chippewa Valley: 1650-present”; “Neighbors Past and Present: The Wisconsin German Experience,” through Nov. 11; “A Century of Change: Farm Life”; “RCU Children’s Gallery: History Quest”; “A Fantasy in Miniature: Kate Aitken’s Dollhouse.” Hours: 5-8 p.m. Tuesdays; noon-5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. Closed Mondays. Admission: $10 adults; $8 seniors 62 and up; $5 kids and students with ID; free for kids under age 5. 715-834-7871; cvmuseum.com.
Chippewa Falls Museum of Industry and Technology, 21 E. Grand Ave. 715-720-9206; cfmit.org.
Wisconsin Logging Museum (formerly the Paul Bunyan Logging Camp Museum), four historic buildings, machine shed and interpretive center, noon-4 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays, 1110 E. Half Moon Drive in Carson Park. 715-835-6200; wisconsinlogging.org.
Stanley Area Historical Society, 228 Helgerson St., 1-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through September. Admission by donation. Group tours available by calling 715-644-5492 or 715-644-5880.