First Friday, 6-8pm;

First Fridays Reception at Gallery La Crosse

Meet & Greet with some of our Exhibitors, View New Exhibits, & Enjoy Treats... Casual & relaxed event, FREE. Enjoy 10% Off Everything... all day long... in our main level Fine Arts Gallery, & down in our sassy fun Rustic Cellar. We schedule this from 6 - 8 PM, but don't be surprised if we're still here until 10 PM or later... join us.

Gallery La Crosse
La Crosse

Second Wednesday until Sep. 13, 5:30-6:30pm; Second Wednesday until May. 9, 5:30-6:30pm;

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group

This monthly gathering provides a safe place for those who have suffered a miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth or the loss of an infant to share their stories. You’ll have an opportunity to process your unique experience while receiving the comfort of others who understand. Our facilitators are a local social worker and her husband who have personally experienced the loss of an infant.

Franciscan Spirituality Center
La Crosse

Wed. Jan. 17 6-9pm

Reptile House

Reptile House plays their acoustic music with strings on Thursday nights.

Pearl Street Brewery
La Crosse

Thu. Jan. 18 6:30-8:30pm

Pigtown Fling

It's the monthly Pig & Pint residency at Turtle Stack Brewery! Get ready for some rootin' and tootin' at Downtown La Crosse's best brewery!

Turtle Stack Brewery
La Crosse

Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 11am-7pm Saturday noon-4pm until Feb. 17

Virtual Reality: Land for sale in the world of non-existence

To challenge viewers’ perceptions of reality, Jake Stephens combines his love for both technology and art in these digital images he calls, “Fantastical Techno-scopes.” Reception: February 16, 5-7 PM

Pump House Regional Arts Center
La Crosse

Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 11am-7pm Saturday noon-4pm until Feb. 17

Through My Eyes

Printmaker Marianne Stanke invites viewers to revisit the cultural creations of ancient Mesopotamia. Reception: February 16, 5-7 PM

Pump House Regional Arts Center
La Crosse

Wed. Jan. 17 7:45-8:45pm

Middle Eastern Dance (Belly Dance)

Belly dancing teaches you an attitude: a new way to open yourself. It is a source of courage and inspiration that provides an opportunity to discover oneself.

Amanda's Academy of Dance
LA CROSSE

Every Thursday until May. 24, 10:30-11am;

Little Learners

Wiggle and giggle, learn and play...we have fun the toddler way with stories, crafts, games, themes, and snack! Space is limited and is first come first serve - we recommend checking our website or calling before coming to make sure we are running class on the day you plan to come.

Children's Museum of La Crosse
La Crosse

Every Friday until Apr. 27, 10:30-11am;

Wee Move

Get your kids moving the Museum way with singing, dancing, and giggling. Join Instructors from Misty’s Dance Unlimited as the activities and games focus on a variety of fitness disciplines including balance, coordination, strength, and cardio.

Children's Museum of La Crosse
La Crosse

Every Sunday until May. 27, 12:30-1:30pm; Every Sunday until May. 27, 3-4pm;

Silly Sundays

Join in a special surprise activity every Sunday at 12:30 and 3:00 pm.

Children's Museum of La Crosse
La Crosse

Wed. Jan. 17 6-8pm

Fortified Wine Tasting

Explore the world of Fortified Wines! A sampling of 6 Port wines and Madeira wines with palate cleansers.

Wine Guyz
La Crosse

Fri. Jan. 19 6-9pm

"Deep Track" - Live

Local musicians, Lisa Freedlund and Greg Grokowski, perform "rare" radio favorites on piano and acoustic guitar. If you haven't seen them yet, it's about time you do.

Pearl Street Brewery
La Crosse

Fri. Jan. 19 7:30-9:30pm

Magic of Isaiah: The Conjurer

Full-time professional magician Isaiah Foster presents two memorable nights of the jaw-dropping, awe-inducing wonderment that is the art of magic. Produced by Magic of Isaiah. Doors open at 7:00pm.

Pump House Regional Arts Center
La Crosse

Every Tuesday, Thursday from Jan. 23 to Aug. 2, 5:45-6:45pm;

Zumba in La Crosse

Join a fun Zumba workout every Tuesday and Thursday evening in La Crosse's historic Concordia Ballroom. All ages and abilities welcome! Zumba can be as challenging as you want to make it. You always have the option of working at the pace that is best for you. Besides getting a great workout, you'll find a friendly community of people that will support your fitness goals.

Concordia Ballroom
La Crosse

Wed. Jan. 24 6-7:30pm

La Crosse SOUP

SOUP is a microgranting dinner celebrating and supporting creative projects in La Crosse. For a $5 donation attendees receive soup, bread and a vote. La Crosse SOUP is back with music from our local heroes, TUGG. SOUP events are for people of all ages and together we strive to make La Crosse better. www.soupnation.org

The Cavalier Theater & Lounge
La Crosse

Fri. Jan. 26 6-9pm

Don Harvey

Local musician Don Harvey plays acoustic rock, folk, blues, and originals.

Pearl Street Brewery
La Crosse

Fri. Jan. 26 7-10pm

Pigtown Fling

Pigtown Fling String Band live! CreekSide is one of the Coulee Region's newest best kept secrets and we're looking forward to bringing some great bluegrass to go along with their stellar all-American menu. Formerly known as the Cruise Inn, Driving Range, and Fieldhouse, this venue features pizza, burgers, an awesome salad bar, and more.

Creekside Grill & Pub
La Crosse

Fri. Jan. 26 7:30-9:30pm

Humanity Dances: Discovery

A collaborative, creative and cause-driven dance performance featuring Coulee Region intermediate and advanced dancers. Produced by Affinity for Dance. Doors at 7.

Pump House Regional Arts Center
La Crosse

Sat. Jan. 27 2-4pm

Tea & Hospitality: A Fundraiser for FSC Scholarships

For thousands of years, in various cultures around the world, tea has played a central role in hospitality. To serve someone tea is to show kindness, generosity, concern for another’s comfort and nourishment. Important business, heartfelt get-togethers and delicate discussions often happen over a cup (or several cups!) of tea. We’d love to extend this hospitality to you.

Franciscan Spirituality Center
La Crosse

Sat. Jan. 27 6-10pm

41st Annual Robert Burns Supper

An Evening of Scottish Music, Dance, and Celebration. Reservations Required by January 18th with Meal Selection. Highland Attire Encourage. Online Reservation at www. LDPD.net or Mail Check to La Crosse Highlanders, P.O. Box 2633, La Crosse, WI 54602-2633

UW-La Crosse Student Union Ballroom
La Crosse

Sat. Jan. 27 7-10pm

Live Music: Brian Archer

Acoustic artist Brian Archer, a talented musician and woodworker who makes his own instruments.

Wine Guyz
La Crosse

Fri. Feb. 2 6-9pm

Eric Severson

Eric Severson plays his acoustic rock, blues, and original songs.

Pearl Street Brewery
La Crosse

Sat. Feb. 3 5:30pm

Local Lupus Alliance Murder Mystery

Murder at the Disco! Prepare for a grooovin’ good time! Can you Dig It? Far out food and cash bar at the happenin’ Waterfront Cargill Room. When life gives you disco balls, you boogie! So put on your dancing shoes, but watch your back man... there is a murderer among us! Proceeds raised benefit the Local Lupus Alliance and help patients in our area. $75 ea. table for 10 for $600. Only 5 tables at this price.

The Waterfront Cargill Room
La Crosse

Fri. Feb. 9 5-10pm

19th Annual Winter Ball

Pearl Street Brewery's 19th Annual Winter Ball is an event you don't want to miss. Friday night food and music. Saturday 4 different bands play throughout the afternoon. 5 New PSB Beer Releases. 5 Local Restaurants. 5 Local Bands. Tickets on sale by end December. You can find all the details on our website, our free app, or Facebook.

Pearl Street Brewery
La Crosse

Fri. Feb. 9 7-10pm

Under Paris Skies

Under Paris Skies expands the scope of gypsy jazz with inspired modern twists. During a live set you’ll hear everything from vintage swing and French waltzes, to Argentine tangos and funky rhythms. This trio is sure to get you swingin’ with their virtuosic style and elegant arrangements!

The Charmant Hotel Restaurant
La Crosse

Sat. Feb. 10 noon-4pm

Smashing Fatties: Myrick Park & The Infinite Fatness

A Fat Bike Time Trial in Myrick Park. Enjoy the Infinite Fatness, ride a bike, warm by the fire, win prizes, go fast. All levels welcome, demo bikes probably available.

Myrick Park
La Crosse

Sat. Feb. 10 5:30pm

La Crosse Symphony Orchestra Valentine Ball

The La Crosse Symphony Orchestra invites you to experience an evening of elegance and romance for our 28th Annual Valentine Ball. This year's theme is a black and white masquerade ball. All proceeds benefit the Symphony's educational programs. Tickets >> www.lacrossesymphony.org.

The Waterfront Restaurant
La Crosse

Sat. Feb. 10 9pm

Aurora Birch/Humbird

Aurora Birch is a rootsy songstress with weak knees for the infinite and the infinitesimal. As a solo performer, Aurora composes remarkably captivating moments that extend to every seat in the house. With a perfect pairing of singer and song, she exudes an undeniable magnetism on stage.

The Root Note
La Crosse

Sun. Feb. 11 2-4pm

Local Business with HEART

February is Heart Health Awareness Month! Join me for an afternoon of information and fun for a cause. Ask me questions that you may have about massage and the role that it can play in your overall wellness including cardiovascular health. I will be serving some heart healthy appetizers and beverages. Proceeds will be donated to the local American Heart Association.

Holistic Health Massage
La Crosse

Thu. Feb. 15 7-9:30pm

Coulee Region Improv and Sketch Festival

The Coulee Region Improv and Sketch Festival (CRISF) is an annual, open to the public festival, Sponsored By and Organized as a part of LCT's performance season. CRISF invites local improvisation and sketch ensembles and accepts submissions from national ensembles to perform and take part in classes taught by world renowned instructors. Performances are Th - Sat, with Classes Sat and Sun.

The Weber Center for the Performing Arts
La Crosse

Sat. Feb. 17 noon-6pm

Driftless Maker's Exchange

The Driftless Maker's Exchange is an arts, crafts, and makers event where local artisans and makers sell their wares in the inviting and funky atmosphere of the Pearl Street Brewery. Local food and coffee vendors and live music, too! Support local makers!

Pearl Street Brewery
La Crosse

Sat. Feb. 17 7:30-9:30pm

Old School Variety Show

Every show is brand new and never rehearsed. Each and every show takes on its own natural rhythm dictated by the invited performers. The show is as fresh to the entertainers on stage as it is to the audience. Produced by Old School Company. Hosted by Michael Scott.

Pump House Regional Arts Center
La Crosse

Sat. Feb. 24 9pm-1am

Pigtown Fling: MOSES Conference Weekend Party

Pigtown Fling String Band will be at it with their bluegrass/old-time/swing antics again at the Bodega Brew Pub, Inc. in the heart of Downtown La Crosse for MOSES Organic Farming Conference weekend! Join us for a foot stompin', rump rumblin' good time! We'll be playing and partying late! :)

Bodega Brew Pub
La Crosse

Mon. Feb. 26

UWL Creative Imperatives 2018

The 2018 festival Creative Imperatives: Revolutions will explore art and communication in a changing society and how technology and innovation have advanced the way we explore our world. Campus sessions and featured guests will highlight current trends and techniques and their interplay with the past and future of creative expression. www.uwlax.edu/event/creative-imperatives

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
La Crosse

Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 11am-7pm Saturday noon-4pm from Feb. 28 to Apr. 14

Becoming Minimalist

In this series of abstract paintings, Phillip Taylor explores the feelings of acceptance and refusal, creating intense personal moments for the viewers. Reception: March 2, 5-7 PM

Pump House Regional Arts Center
La Crosse

Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 11am-7pm Saturday noon-4pm from Feb. 28 to Apr. 14

Kaleidoscope Designs

Mary Hermanson combines her love for quilting and design in this vibrant series of fiber arts. Reception: March 2, 5-7 PM

Pump House Regional Arts Center
La Crosse

Thu. Mar. 8 6-8:30pm

5th Annual Forks and Corks

The 5th Annual Forks & Corks Fundraiser event will be held in the Grand Ballroom at the La Crosse Center. Join us as we sample delicious wine and gourmet food pairings from Pogreba Restaurant and Noekle Distributors! Proceeds from this event support the Gemütlichkeit Foundation, which offers scholarships to local students.

La Crosse Center
La Crosse

Thu. Mar. 8 7:30-9:30pm

Die, Mommie, Die

Trapped in a hateful marriage with sleazy film producer Sol and desperate to find happiness with her gorgeous young lover Tony, Angela murders her husband. But when her children, Edith and Lance, discover what she’s done, they decide to take revenge! Family secrets are revealed and you’ll never see the surprise twist coming. Directed by Ryan Soberg. Produced by Pump House Regional Arts Center. Pump House Members: $18 in advance/$21 day of show General Public: $21 in advance/$24 day of show.

Pump House Regional Arts Center
La Crosse