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8am-5pm Sun. Nov. 19

Holiday Season "Opener"

If you’re not a hunter, you can try out another “opener!” While your family members are out hunting for deer, make your own plans to hunt for bargains. Continue your shopping venture and enjoy holiday open houses, refreshments, and…

Downtown Eau Claire
S. Barstow, N. Barstow, W. Grand Ave, and Water Street
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

8-11:30am Sun. Nov. 19

French Toast & Pancake Breakfast

You’re invited to enjoy a delicious Breakfast with French Toast, Pancakes, Sausages, Coffee, Juice, and Milk. Grab the kids and enjoy a great breakfast with fellowship. Every third Sunday except December.

Lake Street United Methodist Church
Corner of Lake Street & Fourth Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: $5.50, Kids & Students FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-3pm Sun. Nov. 19

Augusta Craft & Vendor Show

Craft & Vendor Show to benefit the Augusta Bridge Creek Firehouse. Vendors include: LuLaRoe, Norwex, 31, Mary Kay, Perfectly Posh, Scentsy, Cooley's Scent-sational soaps, Grandma Dotties Dips and More.

Augusta Bridge Creek Firehouse
745 Industrial Dr
Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sun. Nov. 19

Make Your Own Pin, Magnet or Keychain

Stop in the store to make your very own pin, magnet or keychain. A variety of images to choose from - or draw your own.

Blue Boxer Arts
416 S Barstow Street
Eau Claire

Cost: $3-$5

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:55am Sun. Nov. 19

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

noon-8pm Sun. Nov. 19

Choix Roses

Galaudet Gallery is bringing you a room full of roses in Choix Roses showing roses by the famed botanical artist Pierre J. Redoute.

Galaudet Gallery LLC
618 S Farwell St
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Sun. Nov. 19

Shakers and Makers: American Folk Art and Beyond Art Exhibit

This eclectic art exhibit begins with art made by 1800’s Shakers alongside fine artists of today and makers of our region. Challenging stereotypes of both folk art and fine art brings fun and interesting art into Galaudet Gallery

Galaudet Gallery LLC
618 South Farwell
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-4pm Sun. Nov. 19

Make and Take Needle Felted Ornaments

Drop in the store to make a felted ornament! Learn the basics of needle felting - choose your shape, color and pattern. $12 each ornament. This is an all ages project. Perfect for adults and children alike. Each ornament takes approximately…

Blue Boxer Arts
416 S Barstow Street
Eau Claire

Cost: $12 each ornament

Age: All Ages

noon-6pm Sun. Nov. 19

Photos with Santa at Oakwood Mall

Santa will be at Oakwood Mall daily. Santa’s house is located in the Sears wing. Santa may take occasional breaks to feed the reindeer throughout the day, so be sure to check his schedule online. Time flies, except when you're in line, so…

Oakwood Mall
4800 Golf Rd
Eau Claire

noon-2pm Sun. Nov. 19

Freedom Boutique II

Freedom Boutique II will raise money to fight human trafficking in the Chippewa Valley. Accepting gently used, upscale clothing, shoes, and accessories at the Fierce Freedom.

Fierce Freedom
2519 N Hillcrest Pkwy
Altoona

1-3pm Sun. Nov. 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

1:30pm Sun. Nov. 19

ECCT Presents: Annie

The Eau Claire Children's Theatre performs the 7-time Tony award winning musical Annie at the State Theatre for the last time.

The State Theatre
316 Eau Claire St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $10 youth, $22 Adult

Age: All Ages

2-3:30pm Sun. Nov. 19

The Menomonie Singers In Concert

The Menomonie Singers will perform an all-women composer program including works by Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Cecelia MacDowell, Abbie Bettinis, Amy Beach, Ellen Zwilich, and Mary Brandt.

Our Savior's Lutheran Church
910 9th St. E
Menomonie

Cost: Suggested Donation $10

Age: All Ages

2-3:30pm Sun. Nov. 19

Symphonic Choir and University Symphony Orchestra

The Symphonic Choir is one of seven choral ensembles on the UW-Eau Claire campus, recognized as “Wisconsin’s Singing University.” The group is comprised of students from many scholastic disciplines within the University as well as…

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center
UW-Eau Claire
Eau Claire

Cost: This event is ticketed

5pm Sun. Nov. 19

Living Room Adventure

Share photos from your past year’s travels and adventures or just find a spot near the fireplace and enjoy trips and trails from New Auburn to New Zealand. Start the evening with a potluck dinner. Contact Patty or Jeff Henry for details.

Henry Residence
2014 Ruby Lane
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:30pm Sun. Nov. 19

Teen Yoga

This is a mixed level class for teens of all and ability levels interested in checking out yoga for building strength and flexibility, increasing self-confidence and reducing stress. Any gender is welcome.

The Yoga Center of Eau Claire
2524 Golf Road Suite 2F
Eau Claire

Cost: Purchase the series for $10.00 per class (5 classes for $50) or drop in rate is $12.00 per class

Age: 13 -17 (middle or high school)

8:45-10:15pm Sun. Nov. 19

Adult Open Hockey

A drop-in coed program for the adult hockey player (18+). Skaters divide into teams for pick-up games. Players must have full equipment. Goalies skate for free. Sunday and Wednesday nights; October 11 - March 28. 8:45pm-10:15pm. No play on…

Hobbs Ice Arena
915 Menomonie St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $6 per person, or City Pass (2 punches)

Age: Adults 18+

8:45-10:15pm Sun. Nov. 19

Adult Open Broomball

A drop-in coed program for the adult player (18+). Players divide into teams for pick-up broomball game. Players must have their own helmet. Appropriate footwear to be worn on the ice. Broomball sticks and balls provided.

Hobbs Ice Arena
915 Menomonie St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $6 Per Person or City Pass (2 Punches)

Age: Adults 18+

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