Discover Eau Claire, the town that rocks, the town that has it all - a river, a school, some bars, Justin Vernon, and Carson Park!! WOOT!
MST3000 will be proud of you. And Minneapolis is just a car ride away. If ever you need to escape.
Well, since you'll be relatively close to Chicago, you should try to go there sometime. But maybe wait until the spring/summer before you go because I'm not sure winter would be the best time to enjoy it.
Goodness, with so many people here going to NY maybe there could be like a mini-Coldplaying meet-up for a day. :|
Is that in a few months or something?