Eau Claire Family Friendly Events Calendar For 08/26/2017

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

Events

activites • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

7am-4pm Sat. Aug. 26

Chippewa River Rendezvous

14th Annual Chippewa River Rendezvous. Come see Fur trader and civil war camps. Play period games, win door prizes. Free bike raffle for kids under 12. Shop at the flea market.

Millyard Yard
Park road
Cornell

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7am-9pm Sat. Aug. 26

Downsville Day

A celebration of Downsville. Pancake Breakfast starts the day at 7am and fireworks end the day at 9pm or dusk. Car show, parade, clown, kids tractor pull, bean bag contest, vendors both food and craft, raffles, pottery demonstrations, museum…

Downsville Community Museum
E4541 County Road C
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30am-1pm Sat. Aug. 26

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. 26

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. Aug. 26

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-4pm Sat. Aug. 26

Dancing Poppies Craft Fair

The parking lot will be filled with Local Artisans. Great way to start your Christmas Shopping early. Free food samples throughout the day. Rain or shine event. Great deals throughout the Garden Center.

Green Oasis Gardens
1403 122nd Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE Admission

Age: All Ages

9am-noon Sat. Aug. 26

Celebrate 25 Years of Banbury: Forage Pop-Up Lunch

hef Michelle will prepare a variety of a la carte items (including vegan & vegetarian); fresh baked goods by some of our talented baking partners; mimosas and sangria, and Honest Roast Coffee. Linger with friends and enjoy the music of Micah…

Forage
930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212
Eau Claire

Cost: Items price a la crate

Age: All Ages

9-10am Sat. Aug. 26

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-8pm Sat. Aug. 26

Jurassic Quest

Jurassic Quest features over 80 life-sized animatronic dinosaurs. Activities include, walking dino rides, animatronic dino rides, fossil digs, science stations, cinema, dino bounce houses, bungee pull, crafts, face painting, and much more.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds
225 Edward St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $20-$29

9:30-11am Sat. Aug. 26

Floating Bliss SUP Yoga - Adult Paddle + Yoga

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

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

Cost: $30

Age: 16+

10am-5pm Sat. Aug. 26

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. 26

"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

11am-3pm Sat. Aug. 26

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-5pm Sat. Aug. 26

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. 26

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

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Aug. 26

Live Music: Anastasia

Anastasia performs a quirky mix of standards, originals, deconstructed rock songs (heavily influenced by 1980s MTV), and the odd hymn.

Jeremiah's Bullfrog Fish Farm
N1409 566th St
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-4pm Sat. Aug. 26

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

6:30-10pm Sat. Aug. 26

Movie in the Park - Moana

Yard games, crafts and other activities starting at 6:30, leading up to an big screen outdoor showing of "Moana" at dusk. Bring your own chairs and blankets. Sponsored by Chippewa Falls Public Library and CCF Bank.

Marshall Park
Bridgewater Ave
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Family

6:30-9pm Sat. Aug. 26

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. 26

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

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