Eau Claire Family Friendly Events Calendar For 07/01/2017

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Events

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Sat. Jul. 1

43rd Annual Chetek Liberty Festival

Saturday features a run/walk, softball tournament, car show, craft fair, quilt show, volleyball tournament, kids activities, helicopter rides, ski show, block party with inflatables and live music, horse pull, family night with outdoor movies…


Chetek

Sat. Jul. 1

Augusta Bean and Bacon Days

A full weekend of events, including fireworks and a car show. Charcoal chicken and more food options available Friday through Sunday. Thursday: Miss Augusta Pageant. Friday: Softball tournament, burnout competition, dance, and…

Lions Field
Augusta

6-7am Sat. Jul. 1

Floating Bliss SUP Yoga - Sunrise Paddle

If you're a morning person, then this 60 minute paddle only class is for you. Imagine starting your Saturday floating on the water 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. Jul. 1

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. Jul. 1

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. Jul. 1

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

9-10am Sat. Jul. 1

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

9:30-11am Sat. Jul. 1

Floating Bliss SUP Yoga - Adult Paddle + Yoga

This 90 minute class consists of 20 minutes of water safety, use of a paddle board/paddling techniques and getting anchored in the water, plus 50 minutes of stretch, vinyasa flow/yoga poses and ending with a 20 minute paddle back to shore.

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

Cost: $30

Age: 16+

10-11am Sat. Jul. 1

Make a Snow Globe

It's winter in July thanks to this month's Artist-in-Residence, Amy Hahn. Several times this month your little ones will be able to craft their own, unique snow globe

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Sat. Jul. 1

Small Wonders by Marcella Edmund

The art exhibit features sculptural containers of architectural form that reflect their function, to hold specific collections of tiny treasures mined from history.

Chippewa Valley Museum
1204 E. Half Moon Dr.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to members / $7 entry to museum

Age: All Ages

10am Sat. Jul. 1

"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-4:30pm Sat. Jul. 1

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

noon-8pm Sat. Jul. 1

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

1:30-4pm Sat. Jul. 1

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. Jul. 1

Live Music on the Patio: Randy Adams

An afternoon of live music by Randy Adams. Wine, cheese and snacks available for purchase. Feel free to bring a chair for this outdoor event. The event will be moved indoors in the case of rain. No beverage carry-in allowed.

Autumn Harvest Winery
19947 Cty Hwy J
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Sat. Jul. 1

The Paint Shack

Painting made easy and fun as a trained instructor walks the class through the process. Also paint on wood, bags, glasses and more. Check the website for more information on scheduled events and classes.

The Paint Shack
2524 Golf Road Suite 2c
Eau Claire

Cost: Ranges from $10-45 depending on class

6:30-9pm Sat. Jul. 1

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. Jul. 1

Mallard Resort and Bar Annual Fireworks Show

Play yard games or lounge in an Adirondack chair with your favorite cocktail or beer prior to the fireworks show. Leashed dogs and children welcome. Boat launch on site & 15 docks. Wide variety of craft and import beers, specialty and…

Mallard Bar
11939 170th St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10pm Sat. Jul. 1

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