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Events

activites • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

Sun. Dec. 10

Old and New Works by Anders Shafer

Anders Shafer has selected his works, from the 1970s to the present, that were significant to his development. Most of the works are sequential visual stories. Gallery is located on the library's second floor.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7am-9:30pm Sun. Dec. 10

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

8:30am-noon Sun. Dec. 10

Cookie Walk & Craft Sale

Cookie Walk and Holiday Craft Show. They'll give you gloves and you pick the cookies. $7/lb. – You Choose, $8.50 per 1 lb. Platter, $25 per 3 lb. Platter.

Sacred Heart-St Patrick Parish Center
322 Fulton St
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to Browse

Age: All Ages

9am-5pm Sun. Dec. 10

Holiday Glass Sale - Handmade Glass Gifts and Gift Baskets

The gorgeous glass items created at The Glass Orchard's studio make a unique gift for your loved ones. Baskets include a flattened wine bottle cheese platter, four patterned fused glass plates, and a colorful flame-worked glass wine bottle…

The Glass Orchard
130 Deerfield Road
Eau Claire

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Sun. Dec. 10

Snacktime Sundays

Enjoy complimentary hot cider and cocoa and cookies all afternoon.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

10:30am-12:30pm Sun. Dec. 10

Brunch with Santa

It's a classic holiday buffet featuring your holiday favorites including kid-friendly options. Bring your camera to take pictures with Santa. Cookie decorating and other fun actives. Space is limited so call now for reservations.

Green Mill Restaurant & Bar
2703 Craig Rd.
Eau Claire

Cost: Kids 4 & Under: FREE, Kids 5-12: $6.99, Seniors: $11.99, Adults: $15.99

Age: All Ages

11am-4pm Sun. Dec. 10

Eau Claire Reptile Expo

Come to the Reptile Expo in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. You'll find 50 tables full of reptiles, amphibians, and supplies for sale all under one roof. Stock up on reptile food, decor, and maybe even bring home a new scaly friend, all while…

Best Western PLUS Eau Claire Conference Center
3340 Mondovi Road
Eau Claire

Cost: $3/adult, $1/child (ages 4-12), kids 3 and under free!

noon-8pm Sun. Dec. 10

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. Dec. 10

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. Dec. 10

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. Dec. 10

Brunch with Santa

It's a classic holiday buffet featuring your holiday favorites including kid-friendly options. Bring your camera to take pictures with Santa. Cookie decorating and other fun actives. Space is limited so call now for reservations.

Green Mill Restaurant & Bar
2703 Craig Rd.
Eau Claire

Cost: Kids 4 & Under: FREE, Kids 5-12: $6.99, Seniors: $11.99, Adults: $15.99

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Sun. Dec. 10

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. Dec. 10

Menomonie Theatre Guild: A Charlie Brown Christmas

The classic Peanuts television special comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation. Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the rest of the gang find the real meaning of Christmas.

Menomonie Theater Guild Studio
502 W. 2nd St.
Menomonie

Cost: Ticket price TBA

2pm Sun. Dec. 10

Hike Hoffman Hills Recreation Area with the Sierra Club

Join the Sierra Club at the beautiful Hoffman Hills area for an afternoon of snowshoeing and/or hiking (snow dependent). Meet at the parking lot. Choose easy or challenging trails. Potluck to follow.

Hoffman Hills State Recreation Area
730th Ave.
Colfax

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2pm Sun. Dec. 10

Claymation Classics: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Bring your family to enjoy these holiday claymation classics on the big screen in the Volume One Gallery/theater inside The Local Store.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

4pm Sun. Dec. 10

6th Annual Tuba Christmas

A Christmas music concert and singalong to the tune of tuba. Hosted by the Ludington Guard Band. Anyone who plays the tuba, sousaphone, euphonium, or baritone is welcome to participate. Performers should bring festive attire and a music…

St. Joseph's Catholic Church
417 W Street
Menomonie

Cost: FREE ($10 for performers)

5:30-8pm Sun. Dec. 10

MHS Madrigals presents the 49th annual Tudor Dinner

The Lords and Ladies of the Memorial Madrigal Singers invite you to join the King and His Court for the 49th Annual Tudor Dinner, a hilarious holiday musical dinner theater. Step into the Renaissance for a night of Fine Feasting, a Masque…

Memorial High School
2225 Keith St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $25 per person

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:30pm Sun. Dec. 10

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. Dec. 10

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. Dec. 10

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+

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