Eau Claire Family Friendly Events Calendar

Your guide to family events, stories and news in Western Wisconsin.

Events

activites • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

6-7am Sat. Jun. 24

Floating Bliss SUP Yoga - Sunrise Paddle

If you're a morning person, this 60 minute only class is for you. Imagine starting your Saturday with Mother Nature as the backdrop and only the sound of your paddle entering the water.

Dells Pond Boat Launch (Mt. Simon Park)
1100 Addison St
Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: 16+

7:30am-1pm Sat. Jun. 24

Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market

Seasonal, locally grown vegetables and fruits, plus baked goods, dairy products, meat, honey, maple syrup, flowers, and more. An art market featuring local artists appears most Saturdays throughout the season.

Phoenix Park Pavilions
Riverfront Terr.
Eau Claire

Age: All ages

8-9am Sat. Jun. 24

Floating Bliss SUP Yoga - Intro to Adult Paddle + Yoga

This 60 minute class will introduce you to Stand Up Paddle board Yoga. The first 20 minutes will focus on safety and basic paddling techniques followed by 20 minutes of gentle yoga stretches/poses and ending with a 20 minute paddle back to…

Dells Pond Boat Launch (Mt. Simon Park)
1100 Addison St
Eau Claire

Cost: $15

Age: 16+

8am-1pm Sat. Jun. 24

Menomonie Farmers Market

Since 2000, this market has seen a remarkable growth in participation and sales. Farmer participation has increased from an average of 3-4 vendors in past seasons to 20 vendors at the peak of the summer harvest. A typical market day this past…

Menomonie Market Food Co-op
814 Main St. East
Menomonie

Age: all ages

8am Sat. Jun. 24

Menomonie Airfest and Autorama

Menomonie Airfest & Autorama has a car show from 8am-3pm, a radar run from 11:30-12:30, a full air show from 1-3pm, and a pancake breakfast from 8-11am. There will be food, refreshments, kids activities, and more going on at the airfield.

Menomonie Municipal Airport
1390 Indianhead Dr.
Menomonie

Cost: FREE Admission, $5 Parking

Age: All Ages

9am Sat. Jun. 24

Rock the Riverfront Featuring the Charity Classic Run/Walk

Presented by the RCU Foundation, this event features The Charity Classic, a 10k walk/run or 2 mile walk/run, a 1/2 and 1/4mile children's race. Includes music, family fun, activities, food trucks, and more. Proceeds benefit area charities.…

Phoenix Park
330 Riverfront Terrace
Eau Claire

Cost: Registration fee information available online

9-10am Sat. Jun. 24

High 5 Free Yoga

Enjoy free yoga all summer long. No experience necessary. A gentle, all-levels accessible practice, so makes for a great place start your yoga journey. Meet at the area around the Great Dane statue in front of the RCU building.

Phoenix Park
330 Riverfront Terrace
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am Sat. Jun. 24

Colfax Free Fair

Entertainment, food, carnival rides, bean bag gournament, petting zoo, 4-H, and FFA exhibits. Fireworks on Friday night.

Colfax Fairgrounds
Colfax

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am Sat. Jun. 24

"Building Bridges" Group Summer Art Show

Selected artists were invited to create art that relates to their personal concept of building bridges. The work displayed in this show will reflect each of the artist’s interpretation of that theme. The group summer show may be viewed…

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Sat. Jun. 24

Menomonie Blue Caps Vintage Base Ball Mini-Festival

The Menomonie Blue Caps vintage baseball exhibition team will host its 2nd batch of matches against 2 familiar foes and one new opponent. A ladies match is scheduled to be played at 2pm. Concessions will be available, bring a chair.

Phelan Park
County Rd. Y and 21st Ave. E
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:55am Sat. Jun. 24

Ballet Free Sample Class

Sample a free class at Swan Lake Ballet Studio for kids age 3-5.

Swan Lake Ballet Studio
Banbury Place Bldg 13 Ste 122
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Kids 3-5

10:30am-1pm Sat. Jun. 24

11th Annual Family Fest at the Minnesota Marine Art Museum's

Families of all ages can visit and tour the museum, enjoy art-making activities, and fish with the US Fish and Wildlife on the shores of the Mississippi.  Activities for all ages are available inside and outside - rain or shine. Expect…

Minnesota Marine Art Museum
800 Riverview Drive
Winona

Cost: FREE

11-11:45am Sat. Jun. 24

Free Ballet Sample Class

Sample a free class at Swan Lake Ballet Studio for kids age 6-9.

Swan Lake Ballet Studio
Banbury Place Bldg 13 Ste 122
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 6-9

11-11:45am Sat. Jun. 24

Sky Stories

It's a starry, starry night (or day) at the Museum. Check out their new Planetarium for an out-of-this world show. Visitors will lie down under the stars and hear all kinds of stories about the constellations in tonight's sky.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire
220 S. Barstow St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11am-4:30pm Sat. Jun. 24

Firewoods Pizza at River Bend

Stop out at River Bend winery for fresh, delicious wood-fired pizza. It's recommended to bring your own seating in case the patio is full.

River Bend Vineyard & Winery
10439 33rd Avenue
Chippewa Falls

noon-8pm Sat. Jun. 24

East Meets West Art Exhibit

Enjoy paintings, drawings, watercolors, crystals, jewelry, prints, photography, sculptures and music from 50 juried artists influenced by Eastern and Western healing modalities inspiring fun and health by seeing beyond what exists and into…

Galaudet Gallery LLC
618 South Farwell
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-12:30pm Sat. Jun. 24

Make Your Own Butter

Churning isn't only for those on the farm! CMEC will be making our their spreads all week at the Museum.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire
220 S. Barstow St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

1-2pm Sat. Jun. 24

Artist in Residence: Rubber Band Painting

Thanks to this month's Artist in Residence, Amy Hahn, your little ones will be able to craft all kinds of abstract work to take home. Today's activity is Rubber Band Painting.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire
220 S. Barstow St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Sat. Jun. 24

Fairfax Pool: Superhero Day

Join Fairfax Maxx for a day of super hero fun. Super hero themed games and activities will be offered throughout the afternoon.

Fairfax Pool
4200 Fairfax St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $4.25 or Season Pass

1-3pm Sat. Jun. 24

CANCELLED: Water Safety Fest 2017

Join Eau Claire Parks & Recreation lifeguards and learn about basic water safety. Learn basic rescue techniques and play safety games.

Fairfax Pool
4200 Fairfax St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $4.25/person or Season Pass. Children 2 & under are free

Age: All ages

1:30-4pm Sat. Jun. 24

Paint at Cheers Pablo

Head to Cheers Pablo for one of many painting events, or a DIY sign class. No painting experience necessary, just come ready to have fun. More information about available classes online.

Cheers Pablo
2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A
Eau Claire

Cost: $35 per person, $25 for Kids Under 12

Age: All Ages

2-5:30pm Sat. Jun. 24

Live Music on the Patio: Matt Wahl + Jim Schuh Duo

His original songs take you to sunny places for good times (and a few cold ones) with lots of favorites thrown in too. Matt has toured throughout the country and released 7 CDs of original music on his own record label. Jim Schuh began…

Autumn Harvest Winery
19947 Cty Hwy J
Chippewa Falls

2:30-3:15pm Sat. Jun. 24

Sky Stories

It's a starry, starry night (or day) at the Museum. Check out their new Planetarium for an out-of-this world show. Visitors will lie down under the stars and hear all kinds of stories about the constellations in tonight's sky.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire
220 S. Barstow St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

3:30-4:30pm Sat. Jun. 24

Painting & Popcorn

Create a one-of-a-kind painting to hang on the wall at home or give to a special person in their life. Plus, snacks and juice boxes provided to fuel the creative energy. Register online.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire
220 S. Barstow St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

4-4:30pm Sat. Jun. 24

Make Your Own Butter

Churning isn't only for those on the farm! CMEC will be making our their spreads all week at the Museum.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire
220 S. Barstow St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Sat. Jun. 24

Paint at Cheers Pablo

Head to Cheers Pablo for one of many painting events, or a DIY sign class. No painting experience necessary, just come ready to have fun. More information about available classes online.

Cheers Pablo
2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A
Eau Claire

Cost: $35 per person, $25 for Kids Under 12

Age: All Ages

6:35pm Sat. Jun. 24

Eau Claire Express vs Rochester Honkers

Get to Carson Park to watch the Eau Claire Express take on the Rochester Honkers.

Eau Claire Express Stadium - Carson Park
702 Carson Park Drive
Eau Claire

Cost: $9 general admission tickets, $11 reserved grand stand tickets, $14 reserved box tickets, $28 fan deck tickets | multi-game packages and group discounts available

Age: All Ages

7:30-10pm Sat. Jun. 24

Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild Presents: "Grease"

Meet Rydell High's senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding "Burger Palace Boys" and their gum- snapping "Pink Ladies" in bobby sox, evoking the look and sound of the 1950's in this rollicking fun musical. Sandy is the new girl in town…

The State Theatre
316 Eau Claire St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $22 GA; $10 Students

10pm Sat. Jun. 24

Observing The Night Sky With The Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society

Enjoy a view of the night sky not possible from the city. Look through telescopes and see galaxies, nebula, star clusters, colorful double stars, and much more. Public observing starts about an hour after sunset for about two hours.

Hobbs Observatory
In Beaver Creek Reserve, S1 Cty Hwy K
Fall Creek

Cost: FREE, donations accepted

Age: All ages

The Chippewa Valley Family calendar is sponsored by Mayo Clinic Health System of Eau Claire