Eau Claire Family Friendly Events Calendar For 05/27/2017

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

Events

activites • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

7:30am-1pm Sat. May. 27

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

8am-1pm Sat. May. 27

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-1pm Sat. May. 27

The Oz Run - 5K Run/Walk and Half Marathon

This annual Wizard of Oz-themed 5K Run/Walk and Half Marathon benefits Irvine Park and the new Southview Elementary Barrier Free Playground. Registered runners get race shirt and medal. Finish line festival with runner costume contest, prizes…

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds
225 Edward St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $30-65 for adults; $20-30 for kids

Age: All Ages

9:45-11am Sat. May. 27

Tinkergarten

Getting children back into nature with an outdoor early childhood learning environment. 18 months to 8 years old. Discounts for multiple children. Choose Wednesday or Saturday class.

Irvine Park
Bridgewater Avenue
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $140

Age: 18 month - 8 years

10am-4:30pm Sat. May. 27

Marigold Cafe at River Bend

Marigold Cafe is a local food truck that specializes in Italian fare. They offer delicious grilled paninis and decadent gelato. It's recommended to bring your own seating in case the patio is full.

River Bend Vineyard & Winery
10439 33rd Avenue
Chippewa Falls

10:15-11:45am Sat. May. 27

Swan Lake Ballet Studio - Spring Kids Classes

Learn diversity through dance, study classical ballet vocabulary, build up strong body, and experience creativity in dance. Students learn classical ballet choreography and perform at various venues such as Mabel Tainter, Summer Festival,…

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

Cost: $5-8/class, $20-36 for 5 classes, $28-55 for 9 classes

Age: Ages 3-13

10:30-11am Sat. May. 27

Little Foodies: Salad People

Learn all about the basics of food prep and healthy snack choices with Katie. Practice cleanliness and creativity as you build some adorable salad people, using lots of tasty and good-for-you ingredients. Registration is required for this…

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

1:30-4pm Sat. May. 27

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. May. 27

Live Music on the Patio: Jess McChesney

AKA The Flying Carpet Show, Jess McChesney uses phrase sampling to bring depth to his solo show. Plays a variety of styles, genres, and grooves from classic, progressive, and folk rock, to funk and bluegrass.

Autumn Harvest Winery
19947 Cty Hwy J
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3:30-4pm Sat. May. 27

Food Fight Fun

Is it possible to have a real food fight without the real mess? Embark on a hilariously fun activity using actual food and some good ol' childhood mischief.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

5-11:30pm Sat. May. 27

Kenton's Place Presents: Parents Date Night

A date night planned for parents who struggle to find a night away from the kids. Sponsored by Kenton's Place Family Support Center with Kid's Kingdom Early Childcare. Free daycare, silent auction, vendor show, comedy show, fancy dinner,…

Clarion Inn Campus Area
2703 Craig Rd.
Eau Claire

Cost: $70 per couple

6:30-9pm Sat. May. 27

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

9-11pm Sat. May. 27

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