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Events

activites • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

9am-noon Wed. Nov. 22

Tiny Tots Playhouse - Open Play

Tiny Tots is a place for kids to bring their parents, grandparents or caregivers for some creative, dramatic, memory making fun. Come on in and get your play on. Make some memories, and burn off some energy.

Tiny Tots Playhouse
320 S. Wisconsin St.
Fall Creek

Cost: $5/child, free for adults and infants under 12 months

Age: All Ages

10-10:30am Wed. Nov. 22

Get Up & Go: Kiddo Yoga

Designed to keep your kiddos moving, these fun and physical games teach teamwork and skills that can carry home to your own living room. This week's activity is kiddo yoga with certified instructor Misty Ross.

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

Cost: Free with membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Wed. Nov. 22

The Paint Shack

Have fun painting on canvas, wood, bags, glasses and more. Made easy and fun as a trained instructor walks the class through the process. Check the website for more information on scheduled events and classes.

The Paint Shack
2524 Golf Road Suite 2c
Eau Claire

Cost: $10-40

Age: All Ages

10:15am Wed. Nov. 22

Bouncing Babies Storytime

For pre-walkers, starting at birth. Lap rhymes, songs, stories, parachute games, bubbles and social time for parents and tummy time for babies.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library
400 Eau Claire St
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 0-12 months (pre-walkers)

11am Wed. Nov. 22

School's Out Open Skating

When school is out, kids can come and ice skate. Fee includes skate rental. Note: Limited skates available. Participants encouraged to bring own skates. Session 1: 11am to 1pm, Session 2: 1:15pm to 3:15pm.

Hobbs Ice Arena
915 Menomonie St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $3 Per Person Per Session, or City Pass

Age: All Ages

11:30am Wed. Nov. 22

School's Out Rink Rat Hockey

When school is out kids can come play hockey. Open hockey time for youth players. 11:30AM - 12:30Pm Mite/Squirts (ages 7-10), 12:45PM - 1:45PM Peewee/Bantam (ages 11-14). Must have full equipment.

Hobbs Ice Arena
915 Menomonie St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $3 Per Person or City Pass

Age: 7-14 Years

noon-8pm Wed. Nov. 22

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 Wed. Nov. 22

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-8pm Wed. Nov. 22

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

1:30-2:30pm Wed. Nov. 22

Family Bingo

The whole family can drop in the day before Thanksgiving and play BINGO for fun and prizes!

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room
400 Eau Claire St.
Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2pm Wed. Nov. 22

Turkey Olympics

Go for the gizzard - kids can come for an afternoon of goofy games and turkey-centric challenges.

Chippewa Falls Public Library
105 W Central St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Family

5-7pm Wed. Nov. 22

The Paint Shack

Have fun painting on canvas, wood, bags, glasses and more. Made easy and fun as a trained instructor walks the class through the process. Check the website for more information on scheduled events and classes.

The Paint Shack
2524 Golf Road Suite 2c
Eau Claire

Cost: $10-40

Age: All Ages

5:30-7:30pm Wed. Nov. 22

Thanksgiving Eve Extravaganza

The annual Thanksgiving Eve soup supper returns for another year with more family friendly activities added. Features soup and grilled cheeses by Pastor Remy, games, crafts, photo booth, cookie decorating, prayer trail rides, and fun for all.

Cedarbrook Church
N6714 470th St.
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8:30pm Wed. Nov. 22

Paper Lantern Workshop

Create your own paper lantern. Perfect for Eau Claire's New Year's Eve Lantern Parade. Everything you need is provided to create a work of art - and you take your lantern home at the end of the workshop.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center
316 Eau Claire St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $15

6-8pm Wed. Nov. 22

Knit Club

Bring your fiber or beading project, sip Soul Brewed Coffee Roaster's coffee, share tips and tricks, and meet good people.

Blue Boxer Arts
416 S Barstow Street
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages, under 16 supervised

6:30-9pm Wed. Nov. 22

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

7-9pm Wed. Nov. 22

Adult Open Basketball

Open gym basketball. Wednesday nights at South Middle School. No play 11/22, 12/27, and 3/21. Appropriate gym shoes required.

South Middle School
2115 Mitscher Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $3 Per Person, or City Pass (1 Punch)

Age: Adults 18+

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