Eau Claire Family Friendly Events Calendar For 08/19/2017

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Events

activites • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

6-7am Sat. Aug. 19

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 on the water, with Mother Nature as the backdrop, and only the sound of your paddle entering the water.

Coon Fork Lake County Park
E 25501 County Road CF
Augusta

Cost: $10

Age: 16+

7:30am-1pm Sat. Aug. 19

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. Aug. 19

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…

Coon Fork County Park (Public Beach Area)
E25501 Co Rd CF
Augusta

Cost: $15

Age: 16+

8am-1pm Sat. Aug. 19

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

9am-noon Sat. Aug. 19

Matthew J Baumgartner Annual 5K & Family Fun Day

5K Run/Walk with Silent Auction and more. Lunch will be served after the silent auction.

Elk Mound Village Park
S405 Holly Ave.
Elk Mound

Cost: Adults $30; 16 & under $20; No fee to come and look

Age: All Ages

9-10am Sat. Aug. 19

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

9am-noon Sat. Aug. 19

3rd Annual Eau Claire Team Hope Walk for the Huntington's Disease Society of America

Form a team to participate in either a 5K run/walk or 1 mile walk to raise awareness and hope for a cure for Huntington’s Disease, a rare genetic neurodegenerative disorder that deteriorates a person’s physical and mental abilities.

Pine Pavilion, Carson Park
741 Pavillion Drive
Eau Claire

Cost: $20 adult, $15 children

Age: All Ages

9:30-11am Sat. Aug. 19

Floating Bliss SUP Yoga - Adult Paddle + Yoga

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 and core workout, or to just paddle at your own leisurely pace.

Coon Fork Lake County Park
E 25501 County Road CF
Augusta

Cost: $15

Age: 16+

10am-5pm Sat. Aug. 19

A Day at the Winery

A day of fun with live music, vendors/shopping, wine tasting, kid games, facepainting, kids hair, & meet Elsa from Frozen.

Autumn Harvest Winery
19947 Cty Hwy J
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE; $5/kid for all activities or $2/activity

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Sat. Aug. 19

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. Aug. 19

"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-11:30pm Sat. Aug. 19

8th Annual Eau Claire Big Rig Truck Show

Truck Show features over-the-road semi-trucks from across the United States and Canada. Light show Friday night & Saturday evening after a Monster Truck Show. Military and law enforcement vehicles. Antique trucks. Free rides. Truck parade.…

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds
225 Edward St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: Free for the Truck Show/Tickets for the Monster Truck Show $20 for adults $12.50 kids $10 pit pass

11am-3pm Sat. Aug. 19

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

11am-4:30pm Sat. Aug. 19

Sangria Saturday + Firewoods Pizza

Due to popularity, River Bend will be bringing back their house-made Sangria for one day only. Firewoods Pizza will also make fresh pizzas to go along with your sangria. It is recommended to bring your own seating, just in case the patio is…

River Bend Vineyard & Winery
10439 33rd Avenue
Chippewa Falls

noon-2pm Sat. Aug. 19

Sunrise Fishing Painting

Join the Paint Shack at Jeremiah's Bullfrog Fish Farm and paint "Sunrise Fishing." No experience is needed. Everything is supplied for you to create your masterpiece with step by step guidance from the paint instructor. Reserve by 8/18 by…

Jeremiah's Bullfrog Fish Farm
N1409 566th St
Menomonie

Cost: $35/Adult and $25/kids 17 and under

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Sat. Aug. 19

WHYS Radio 10th Annual Bluegrass Festival

Features a family friendly outdoor event of Bluegrass Music, Good Food, Kubb Tournament, Craft Beers, and a Bike ride on CRST bike trail. Rain or Shine. Fundraiser for 96.3fm volunteer run 24/7 community station.

Lake Altoona County Beach
604 Beach Rd.
Altoona

Cost: Adavance Tickets: $12/$15 Individual & $17/$20 Family

Age: All Ages

noon-5pm Sat. Aug. 19

200 Main Gallery Showing 'Four Accomplished Gents'

200 Main Gallery will host 'Four Accomplishe dGents', featuring works of Bob Gehrke, Mel Sundby, John Lawler and Andy Shafer. Their work - sculpture, painting and ceramic - can be seen nation and world-wide. We are very fortunate to have…

200 Main - Gallery & Studios
200 Main St.
Eau Claire

noon-8pm Sat. Aug. 19

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

1-8pm Sat. Aug. 19

Camp Manitou End of Summer Celebration

All friends of camp are welcome to attend! The event will have camp games, open swimming and boating, a cookout style dinner, a campfire with songs, and other fun camp activities.

Camp Manitou
27960 137th Street
New Auburn

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-4pm Sat. Aug. 19

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

2-5pm Sat. Aug. 19

Live Music on the Patio with Kaiged Acoustic

Kaiged Acoustic is a mother daughter duo that have been singing together for two years now. The duo performs a variety of music such as classic rock, country, folk, and current hits, with guitar and sweet harmonies. Wine, cheese and snacks…

Autumn Harvest Winery
19947 Cty Hwy J
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Sat. Aug. 19

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

7-9:30pm Sat. Aug. 19

Saturday Night Bingo

Family fun for all ages, however children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Concessions available.

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
418 N. Dewey Street
Eau Claire

Cost: Prices of bingo cards range from $2 to $14.

Age: All ages

7-8:30pm Sat. Aug. 19

Singer/Songwriters of the Chippewa Valley: Young to Old

Join us at The Local Store and hear from three area songwriters as they share their experiences and stories of songwriting. You'll hear from the "old" guy, Steve Szydel, with two young guns Jackson Taylor and Sage Learyas as well as two other…

The Volume One Gallery
Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

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