Eau Claire Family Friendly Events Calendar For 08/06/2017

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

Events

activites • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

Sun. Aug. 6

Bloomer Community Fair

Live music, carnival, 4-H and FFA exhibits, merchant displays, demo derbies, tractor pull, and more. Parade on Sunday.

Bloomer Community Fairgrounds
9th Ave.
Bloomer

Sun. Aug. 6

Camp Wabi

Camp Wabi incorporates healthy living into the traditional camp experience in a partnership with Mayo Clinic Health System to support youth with obesity. The information gained at Wabi is a life-changing experience for the whole family.

Camp Manitou
27960 137th Street
New Auburn

Age: Grades 6-10

7am-5pm Sun. Aug. 6

43rd Annual Indianhead Swap Meet and Car Show

Attracts over 700 show vehicles, over 150 vendors, and about 8000 attendees.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds
225 Edward St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 person general admission

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:55am Sun. Aug. 6

Twisty Tots Yoga

Join us with your sweet little tot to explore twisty yoga moves, relaxation, deep breathing, progressive muscle relaxation, while nurturing the bond between you and your toddler.

The Center
3701 E. Clairemont Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $5/child; Parents Free

Age: Ages 3-6

10:30-11:30am Sun. Aug. 6

Pentecost In The Park

Pentecostal Assembly Church presents: Pentecost in the Park. Come out for a time of music, worship, and preaching. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on and invite a friend. This annual event is for the whole family.

Phoenix Park
330 Riverfront Terrace
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-3pm Sun. Aug. 6

Beaver Creek Reserve's Butterfly House

Come out of your chrysalis and spread your wings. The Butterfly House provides an opportunity to see a variety of native Wisconsin butterflies in their natural environment.

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve
S1 Cty Rd. K
Fall Creek

Cost: Free for BCR members, Nonmembers: Adults $3, Kids (ages 2 - 15) $1

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Sun. Aug. 6

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-3:30pm Sun. Aug. 6

Beaver Creek Butterfly Festival

Join butterfly enthusiasts from the area to celebrate the unique wonder and beauty of our native butterflies. Mini-seminars will provide information on Wisconsin butterflies, raising your own butterflies, butterfly gardening, and other…

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve
S1 Cty Rd. K
Fall Creek

Cost: Friends: Child $2, Adult $4 Nonmembers: Child $3, Adult $5

noon-5pm Sun. Aug. 6

Carson Park Train Rides

Enjoy a scenic, half-mile train ride located in Eau Claire's premier Carson Park presented by the Chippewa Valley Railroad Association. A coal-fired steam engine pulls one train, a G-16 gasoline powered-streamliner pulls the other.

Carson Park
100 Carson Park Dr.
Eau Claire

Cost: Under 2 years old FREE, ages 2-12 $2, ages 12+ $3

1-4pm Sun. Aug. 6

Sunday Hike on the Ice Age Trail

Join a group hike on the Ice Age Trail in the Chippewa Moraine area and see late summer berries, frogs, and other denizens of the woods and ponds of the Chippewa Moraine. We’ll meet at the Obey Interpretive Center near New Auburn. Bring…

Obey Interpretive Center at the Chippewa Moraine Ice Age Unit
13394 County Highway M
New Auburn

Cost: FREE

1-4pm Sun. Aug. 6

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

1-3pm Sun. Aug. 6

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

1:30-4:30pm Sun. Aug. 6

Live Music: Walter and Carolyn Craft

Walter and Carolyn Craft are teller of tales and makers of music.

Jeremiah's Bullfrog Fish Farm
N1409 566th St
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-4pm Sun. Aug. 6

Summer Concert Sundays: Scott Wilcox

Come enjoy a Sunday afternoon with some tunes in the vineyard with Scott Wilcox and your favorite wines. For music events, seating is very limited so it is highly recommended to bring your own seating such as lawn chairs, blankets, etc.

River Bend Vineyard & Winery
10439 33rd Avenue
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-5:30pm Sun. Aug. 6

Floating Bliss SUP Yoga - Open Paddle

This 90 minute class will introduce water safety and paddling techniques with free time to venture on your own. Perfect for folks who want a great upper body or core workout, or to just paddle at your own leisurely pace.

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

Cost: $15

Age: 16+

5:05pm Sun. Aug. 6

Eau Claire Express 2017 Season

Experience the excitement of live baseball as your hometown Eau Claire Express slug it out in historic Carson Park. June 3, at 7:05m vs. Mankato Moondogs June 4, at 5:05pm vs. Mankato Moondogs June 7, at 6:35pm vs. Rochester Honkers June…

Carson Park
100 Carson Park Dr.
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

5:05pm Sun. Aug. 6

Eau Claire Express vs Thunder Bay Border Cats

Get to Carson Park to watch the Eau Claire Express take on the Thunder Bay Border Cats.

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

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