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Sun. Mar. 25

Wisconsin ArtsWest 39

This year 81 artists from 22 communities submitted 144 works to be judged for entry into the show. The juror for the exhibit is Cameron Anderson, an artist and a writer living in Madison, Wisconsin.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Sun. Mar. 25

Bread and Roses

Inspired by Rose Schneiderman who said, “The worker must have bread, but she must have roses, too." encouraging everyone to think beyond just survival and to believe we should have art too. Enjoy illustrations by fashion designers like…

Galaudet Gallery LLC
618 South Farwell
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30am-12:30pm Sun. Mar. 25

Palm Sunday Pancake Breakfast

Pancake Breakfast: pancakes, sausages, eggs, fruit cups/applesauce, coffee, juice & milk. Bring in your Palms and have them folded by the youth while you eat breakfast.

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

Cost: Adults $5, Children (5-12) $2, Family Max $20

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Sun. Mar. 25

Govin's Lambing Barn

Come see and hold all the farm babies at Govin's. We have lambs, chicks, piglets, goats, alpacas and more. It may even be possible to see a birth while you are here. We also offer pony rides, face painting, wool spinners and crafts. Lunch &…

Govin’s Meats & Berries
N6134 670th St
Menomonie

Cost: $7.75/person & children under 24 months are free.

Age: All Ages

10-11am Sun. Mar. 25

“Branches of the Same Tree: Science, Religion, & Art”

Come experience the connections between science, religion, and art in this creative Sunday service. This is a multigenerational service, so adults and children participate together.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation
421 S. Farwell St.
Eau Claire

10am-noon Sun. Mar. 25

Ookalooka Cookies Presents: Edible Art - Create a Cookie Garden

This class will cover the basics of royal icing techniques including icing consistencies, outlining, flooding, and marbling. The instructor will demonstrate and then the class will decorate together. Price includes cost of all supplies, 6-8…

The Oxbow Hotel
516 Galloway St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: All Ages

10am-1pm Sun. Mar. 25

Weekend Brunch with Musical Guest

A farm-focused weekend brunch with live music. The kitchen offers an array of midwestern and other brunch classics, and the stage offers such names as Shane Leonard, Nick Seeger, Mari Carlson, Colin Heshmat, and many others. Visit The Lakely…

The Lakely
516 Galloway Street
Eau Claire

Cost: Music is FREE, consult menu for food prices

Age: All Ages

10:15-11:45am Sun. Mar. 25

Palm Sunday Worship and Annual Egg Hunt

Join for worship, and immediately following the Palm Sunday worship service for the annual Children's Easter egg hunt. All from the community are welcome, and bags will be provided for the children.

Faith Lutheran Church
733 Woodward Ave
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-6pm Sun. Mar. 25

Easter Bunny at Oakwood Mall

There's an egg-ceptionally wonderful Easter Bunny headed to Oakwood Mall. Take the eggs-press lane and reserve your place in line online. Bring your furry (or not so furry) family members to meet the Easter Bunny for Pet Night on 3/26.

Oakwood Mall
4800 Golf Rd
Eau Claire

noon-8pm Sun. Mar. 25

Choix Roses: les Deux

Discover floral wonders both romantic and gothic in beautiful artwork of bouquets, botanicals, roses and rose inspired art that spans the Age of Enlightenment to today. Experience authentic art that questions beauty and values, or just enjoy…

Galaudet Gallery LLC
618 South Farwell
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Sun. Mar. 25

Ookalooka Cookies Presents: Edible Art - Create a Cookie Garden

This class will cover the basics of royal icing techniques including icing consistencies, outlining, flooding, and marbling. The instructor will demonstrate and then the class will decorate together. Price includes cost of all supplies, 6-8…

The Oxbow Hotel
516 Galloway St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Sun. Mar. 25

Mosaic Sunday's

Help create a permanent tile mosaic in the UW-Stout library while working with a mentor artist and UW-Stout students. Please dress in appropriate clothing for messy art making. Stop by to help out, see the project, and learn a little about…

University of Wisconsin Stout Library - Second Floor
315 10th Ave E
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 5+ with supervison

1-3pm Sun. Mar. 25

Learn to Crochet

You will learn everything you need to know to get started with this craft perfect for winter. These are four separate dates for you to choose from.

Blue Boxer Arts
416 S Barstow Street
Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: Ages 16+

1:30-5pm Sun. Mar. 25

The Inaugural Oxbow/Lakely Cribbage Tournament

This tournament format includes six guaranteed games against six different opponents. Cash prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place, with added incentives for a 29 hand, 28 hand, and a 23 hand. Koldtbords and a full bar will be…

The Lakely
516 Galloway Street
Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

2-3:30pm Sun. Mar. 25

Class Reunion: A Mystery Musical Comedy

A family-friendly “who-done-it” featuring loads of comedy and harmonious singing. Many years have passed since the “kids in the class” walked the halls of old, soon-to-be-demolished Crandall High School, but tonight they are gathered…

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

Cost: Dinner Show - Adults $34, Seniors $33, Youth $27 Show Only – Adults $15, Seniors $14, Youth $6

Age: All Ages

2:30-3pm Sun. Mar. 25

Pop-Up Play

Museum Playologists could pop up anywhere with a fun new challenge for you and your family to enjoy. Exercise your brains and bodies with a variety of action-packed activities.

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

3-6pm Sun. Mar. 25

March Cheesecake Madness

The Public House's first ever Cheesecake, Beer and wine Tasting event will showcase over 50 Cheesecake flavors and many local beers and wines including; most all your cheesecake flavors over the last 10 weeks, along with local and regional…

Yankee Jack's Public House
2235 N. Clairemont Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $20 adult , $12 for age 13+, $8 for age 12 and under

Age: All Ages

4-6pm Sun. Mar. 25

Canvas Sunday's

Join a fun and energetic painting class using step-by-step instruction where children and parents each come away with a completed whimsical painting after two hours. Supplies included.

University of Wisconsin Stout Library - Second Floor
315 10th Ave E
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 5+

6-8pm Sun. Mar. 25

It's a Spring Thing: A Gospel and Hip Hop Concert to Celebrate New Life

Join downtown Eau Claire's Gospel and Hip Hop group - the CollECtive Choir - (with a couple special guests) for a couple of hours of Easter-themed, exuberant praise. Hear stories of lives changed, and born into new life. Also, hear a few…

Valleybrook Church
412 S Barstow St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:15-8:15pm Sun. Mar. 25

Canvas Sunday's

Join a fun and energetic painting class using step-by-step instruction where children and parents each come away with a completed whimsical painting after two hours. Supplies included.

University of Wisconsin Stout Library - Second Floor
315 10th Ave E
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 5+

8:45-10:15pm Sun. Mar. 25

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. Mar. 25

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