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Sun. Apr. 30

Springfest 2017

Get ready for Springfest 2017; back this year and bigger than ever. Three days of fun in Chippewa Falls with a huge live music schedule, family-friendly entertainment, Happy Hour at the Leinenkugel's pavilion, food vendors, Kubb Championship,…

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds
225 Edward St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $12 for 3 day advanced sale tickets, $15 for 3 day at the gate. $8 for 1 day at gate, Kids 12 & under FREE

Age: All Ages

10-11am Sun. Apr. 30

"We Can Make A Difference" UUC Choir

Join the UUC Choir as the members share a spirit of unity and hope during this Sunday’s service of music, poetry and prose.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation
421 S. Farwell St.
Eau Claire

10am-5pm Sun. Apr. 30

53rd Annual Spring Art Show - Community Art Exhibit

Over 100 artists from the area submit two and three-dimensional art works each year. The exhibition includes original paintings, sculptures, photos, stained glass, mosaics, ceramics, and other creative art forms.

Chippewa Valley Cultural Association, Inc., Heyde Center for the Arts
3 South High Street
Chippewa Falls

Age: All Ages

10:30-11am Sun. Apr. 30

Mini Gardens

Little fingers will have no trouble digging in and making these adorable little gardens. They're perfect to start seedlings in and transplant into home gardens, or simply watch them as the grow on any countertop.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission.

1-4pm Sun. Apr. 30

Kids in STEM

This event is designed to get kids excited for science. There will be professors and students from the university that will have booths and interactive activities for the kids to participate in on the 2nd floor of the library on campus.

McIntyre Library, UW-Eau Claire
UW-Eau Claire
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Sun. Apr. 30

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

1-4pm Sun. Apr. 30

ACT Test Preparation

Take two official, retired ACT tests and receive detailed results. Write a practice essay using a typical ACT prompt and receive individual feedback. Complete sample exercises and skill drills to review key concepts. Learn test-taking…

UW-Eau Claire Human Sciences and Services Building
239 Water St
Eau Claire

Cost: $179 early bird (deadline of March 2) $199 standard (after March 2)

1:30-3:30pm Sun. Apr. 30

Menomonie High School Theatre Presents: "Grease"

The witty dialogue and catchy hit songs such as “We Go Together” keep Grease one of the most popular musicals of all time

Menomonie High School
1715 5th St. W.

Cost: Tickets $3 students and senior citizens $5 adults Free with activity pass Tickets will be for sale, at the door, 1 hour prior to the beginning of each performance

Age: Parental Guidance Suggested

2-4pm Sun. Apr. 30

From Vienna

The Menomonie Singers present "From Vienna" performing Schubert's Mass in G and other choral selections by composers who lived and worked in one of the greatest music cities in the world. Accompaniment on the Mass by small orchestra of local…

Our Savior's Lutheran Church
910 9th St. E

Cost: Suggested Donation $10

Age: All Ages

2-3:30pm Sun. Apr. 30

Stoughton Norwegian Dancers - Norwegian Dance and Dress

A 64 year tradition, the Stoughton Norwegian Dancers endeavor to entertain and share traditional Scandinavian folk dance and authentic Norwegian bunads (costumes) with audiences throughout the area. The group is made up of Stoughton High…

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

Cost: Adults $13, Seniors $12, Youth $6

Age: All Ages

4:30-5:30pm Sun. Apr. 30

Zumba with Z.Vida Fitness

Z.Vida Fitness is co-owned by Cindy & Emily Peterson, licensed Zumba Fitness instructors who have been dancing to the Zumba beat since 2009. Cindy, Emily and their team of awesome Zumba instructors are dedicated to bringing you the best…

Z.Vida Fitness @ The Center
3701 E. Clairemont Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 7+