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8:30am-noon Sun. May. 14

Mother's Day Pancake Breakfast and Basket Raffle

Treat Mom to a delicious breakfast including a cascading chocolate fondue fountain with fruit, pancakes, eggs, sausage, fruit cups, juice, milk and coffee. Buy a raffle ticket for one of the great gift baskets. If you'd like to reserve a…

Sacred Heart-St Patrick Parish Center
322 Fulton St
Eau Claire

Cost: Breakfast: $6/Adults, $4/Children, $25/Family; Raffle: $1/ticket, $10/15 tickets, $20/Wingspan

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Sun. May. 14

14th Annual "The Past Passed Here" Living History Event

Experience the 1700s and 1800s through living history in authentic fur trade camps, and a mobile lumbering museum. Hands-on activities and games. Blacksmith, porcupine quill artist, beading and weaving artists, and more. Shop trader's row for…

Allen Park
S. Bridge St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $3 or $10 Family; FREE for 5 or younger

Age: All Ages

10am-2pm Sun. May. 14

Mother's Day Brunch

Take Mom out to lunch and 29 Pines will do the cooking. Free mimosas for mom. Reservations are encouraged as walk in space is limited. Find the event on Facebook for menu details and more info.

29 Pines Hotel and Convention Center
5872 33rd Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $3.99 - $15.99

1-3pm Sun. May. 14

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. May. 14

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)

1:30-4pm Sun. May. 14

Population 485: On Stage

Against a backdrop of fires and tangled wrecks, bar fights and smelt feeds, Population: 485 is a comic and sometimes heartbreaking true tale leavened with quieter meditations on an overlooked America. Adapted from the best-selling book by…

UWEC Kjer Theatre
1602 Park Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Adults: $20; Students: $15

Age: 10+

1:30pm Sun. May. 14

ECCT Presents: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

The crafty slave Pseudolus yearns for his freedom, and his young master Hero promises him just that. THe only catch? he must win the hand of the beautiful but slow-witted courtesan Philia for him. What could possibly go wrong? Sondheim's…

The Oxford
1814 Oxford Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Ticket Price TBA

Age: All Ages

2-4pm Sun. May. 14

Todd Oliver and Friends- Mother's Day Show

Have you ever met a talking dog, a real talking dog? Get ready because when comedian and ventriloquist Todd Oliver takes the stage you'll meet his two funny companions - Irving and Lucy. When they get behind the microphone they turn everyday…

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts
205 Main St. E

Cost: $18-25

Age: All Ages

2:30-3pm Sun. May. 14

Making a Gift for Mom

The best kind of gift is one that's made from the heart. Join CMEC all week long to craft a super special gift for Mom for Mother's Day.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

3pm Sun. May. 14

"Hands of Peace" Student Art Event

A biannual event that helps youth share the message of peace with the community through the arts. Its purpose is to expose kids to the experience of teamwork, public performance, tools for peace, and the benefits of self-expression. Will…

Memorial High School - Small Auditorium
2225 Keith St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE (Donations accepted)

4-8:30pm Sun. May. 14

Burger Night on The Farm

Serving up burgers and brats - made from 100% grass-fed beef - locally sourced beer, wine, and other food stuffs. Celebrity chefs from favorite local restaurants, a bonfire, kids activities, the Farm Store will be open (cash only) and they'll…

Together Farms
W93 Norden Road

Cost: FREE to attend, and fee for food and drink

Age: All Ages

4:30-5:30pm Sun. May. 14

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+

7:30-10pm Sun. May. 14

Under The Streetlamp

Under The Streetlamp delivers an electrifying evening of classic hits from the American Radio Songbook, bringing our unique blend of tight harmonies and slick dance moves to your favorite Doo-Wop, Motown, and old time Rock 'n' Roll hits.

The State Theatre
316 Eau Claire St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $49

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