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7am-9:30pm Sun. Nov. 26

Christmas Village

Irvine Park Christmas Village will be open from dawn to dusk. The display will include more than 100,000 Christmas lights and over 100 life-size Christmas scenes that replicate the Victorian era and the city's early history. The park becomes…

Irvine Park
Bridgewater Avenue
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

11am-4pm Sun. Nov. 26

Deck the Halls with Dixon's

Dixon’s Apple Orchard and Wedding Venue will be hosting its annual “Deck the Halls with Dixon’s” winter open house. This free event will include wreath-making, music, cider and popcorn, a campfire with s’mores, holiday hayrides and…

Dixon's Apple Orchard
22404 20th Avenue
Cadott

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Sun. Nov. 26

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. 26

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-6pm Sun. Nov. 26

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

1-3pm Sun. Nov. 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

2pm Sun. Nov. 26

Eau Claire Victorian Mansion Tour

Join Galaudet Gallery for an hour long tour that will explain the architecture symbolism and the historical residents of this 1882 Eau Claire gem.

Galaudet Gallery LLC
618 South Farwell
Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

2-3:30pm Sun. Nov. 26

Northwinds British Brass Band - Holiday Concert

The Northwinds British Brass Band Holiday Concert will feature festive and joyous music of the season. This year’s concert will cover a wide range of styles from rock, jazz, pop, and orchestral fanfares to lullabies, and hymn tunes. 

The Heyde Center for the Arts
3 South High St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: Adult - $9, Senior - $8, Youth (under the age of 18) FREE

Age: All Ages

3-5pm Sun. Nov. 26

Moscow Ballet: Great Russian Nutcracker

Bring the whole family for the sweetest Christmas celebration of the season! Experience the exquisite artistry of world-class Russian dancers, playful puppets and the unmatched splendor of hand-crafted sets and costumes. Moscow Ballet's Great…

The State Theatre
316 Eau Claire St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $28-$68 GA; $102-VIP (prices subject to change)

Age: All Ages

8:45-10:15pm Sun. Nov. 26

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. 26

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