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Events

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Sat. Jan. 6

Great Lakes, Small Streams: How Water Shapes Wisconsin

View this traveling exhibit from the Wisconsin Historical Society! Comprised of 16 panels, the exhibit features an interactive kiosk that allows visitors to track the movement of glaciers, follow changes made to local rivers over time, or…

Chippewa Falls Public Library
105 W Central St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Sat. Jan. 6

Chippewa Youth Hockey Tournament

With two full sheets of ice, full concession stand, heated viewing area and more. See contact info for additional details or to learn how to register a team. Different age brackets compete during different weekends. Check the online schedule…

Chippewa Area Ice Arena
839 First Ave.
Chippewa Falls

Sat. Jan. 6

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

9am-noon Sat. Jan. 6

Girl Scout Cookie Rally

Families who are interested in their girls joining Girl Scouts are encouraged to attend our FREE Cookie Rally and watch the movie Ferdinand at 10 am. Learn more about the Girl Scout Cookie program, try your hand at a few new skills that you…

Micon Cinemas Chippewa Falls
475 Chippewa Mall Dr.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5

Age: 4K - 12th grade

9am-noon Sat. Jan. 6

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

9am-1pm Sat. Jan. 6

Winter Market of Menomonie

A typical Winter market day is presented by 15-20 farmers and artists selling everything from vegetables to fruits, eggs, breads, meats and handmade crafts. Friendly atmosphere, fresh coffee, hot prepared foods and live music every week. All…

Raw Deal
603 S. Broadway St.
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. Jan. 6

ArtMobile at Oakwood Mall

The ARTmobile connects children to the visual arts with fun and relevant art projects that have an educational aspect to them.

Oakwood Mall
4800 Golf Rd
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-10:45am Sat. Jan. 6

Youth Art Workshops

Topics include Sculpey Mini Sculptures, Mosaic Masterpieces, Canvas Painting Party, Pop Art, Music Mania, Silly Science, and more.

Hobbs Ice Arena
915 Menomonie St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $8 for residents, $18 for non-residents

Age: Ages 5-7

10:30am-12:30pm Sat. Jan. 6

Kids Frozen 'Olaf' painting workshop

Head to Craving & Canvas Art Studio and arm up with other Frozen Friends. Paint Olaf on a plate or on canvas. Enjoy refreshing lemonade and hot chocolate, and sing-along to Frozen music. Be sure to make reservations.

Craving Canvas and Ceramic Studio
2807 East Hamilton Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: $15

Age: Ages 4+

10:30-11am Sat. Jan. 6

Polaris (Planetarium Show)

Head to the CMEC's inflatable Planetarium for an outta this world show, featuring a traveling penguin and a funny polar bear. Their scientific adventure leads them all around Earth and to Mars and Saturn, where they learn about planets'…

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11am-4pm Sat. Jan. 6

Come and Slide With Us

Enjoy an afternoon of supervised sledding, accompanied with a roaring fire, music, and a cup of hot chocolate. For more information call Eau Claire Parks and Recreation.

Pinehurst Park
3523 Delbert Road
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11-11:30am Sat. Jan. 6

Polaris (Planetarium Show)

Head to the CMEC's inflatable Planetarium for an outta this world show, featuring a traveling penguin and a funny polar bear. Their scientific adventure leads them all around Earth and to Mars and Saturn, where they learn about planets'…

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Sat. Jan. 6

ArtMobile at the Library

The ARTmobile connects children to the visual arts with fun and relevant art projects that have an educational aspect to them.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:30pm Sat. Jan. 6

The Paint Shack

Enjoy a fun time painting made easy and exciting. A talented social artist will instruct you step by step through recreating the featured painting. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more.

The Paint Shack
2524 Golf Road Suite 2c
Eau Claire

Cost: $10-40

Age: All Ages