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Sun. Apr. 29

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

8am Sun. Apr. 29

Spring Open House at Green Oasis

Head to the Green Oasis Gardens for our Spring Open House. Enjoy sales through out the garden center. Bare root will be available.

Green Oasis Gardens
1403 122nd Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30am-noon Sun. Apr. 29

Maintaining Peace of Mind

With the right motivation, intention, and training, we can transform every situation into an opportunity to help ourselves and others. Lama Karma will offer techniques, including patience building and skillful conduct, that help our minds be…

Hay River KTC Meditation Center
N14085 County VV (not W)
Ridgeland

Cost: suggested donations

Age: All Ages

11am-3pm Sun. Apr. 29

Springfest

Activities will include live music all weekend, Springfest 5k Fun Run, kubb tournament, family-friendly fun & activities, food & drinks, over 55 local vendors & exhibitors offering specials on everything spring & summer, and much more.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds
225 Edward St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: One Day $10, Three day $20

Age: All Ages

noon-4pm Sun. Apr. 29

2018 International Folk Fair

This year's theme is Global Feast. 25+ different international groups and organizations. Live entertainment by Klezmer Cabaret Orchestra and Cheremosh Ukrainian Dance Ensemble. New this year are cooking demos by local chefs and food sampling.…

Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire
UW-Eau Claire
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-7pm Sun. Apr. 29

Equine Lessons

Red Tail is offering riding lessons for beginners. More information on Red Tails Lesson Community on Facebook.

Red Tail Arabians, LLC
N6093 84-th St
Elk Mound

Cost: $30 for the trial lesson

Age: Ages 5+

noon-3pm Sun. Apr. 29

Kite Festival

A relaxing afternoon at Menomonie's first kite festival. Bring your family and your kites, and let's fill the skies with color. A free event open to the public. Also enjoy food specials in the clubhouse during that time.

Tanglewood Greens
2200 Crestwood Dr.
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Sun. Apr. 29

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

1-4pm Sun. Apr. 29

Friends of the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library Book Sale

Choose from a wide variety of nonfiction, children’s, adult fiction, young adult books, audiobooks, music CDs, and DVDs. Adult paperbacks start at $1, hardcovers start at $2. Children and YA paperbacks start at $0.25 and hardcover at $0.50.…

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-5pm Sun. Apr. 29

Chippewa Valley Watercolor Artists Group Show

This collective show features artwork from members of the Chippewa Valley Watercolor Artists group, showcasing techniques that range from traditional watercolor, to experimental and mixed media. These area artists bring different backgrounds…

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Sun. Apr. 29

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

1:30pm Sun. Apr. 29

ECCT Presents: Go Dog, Go!

Dogs, dogs, everywhere! Eating lunch, driving cars, building things. Barking, singing, dancing dogs. Blue dogs. Yellow dogs. Red dogs. And most importantly find out the answer to the burning question- "Do you like my hat?"

The Oxford
1814 Oxford Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $8 Youth/Student, $14 Seniors/Adult

Age: All Ages

2:30-4pm Sun. Apr. 29

Maintaining Peace of Mind

With the right motivation, intention, and training, we can transform every situation into an opportunity to help ourselves and others. Lama Karma will offer techniques, including patience building and skillful conduct, that help our minds be…

Hay River KTC Meditation Center
N14085 County VV (not W)
Ridgeland

Cost: suggested donations

Age: All Ages

2:30-3pm Sun. Apr. 29

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

4-6pm Sun. Apr. 29

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+

6:15-8:15pm Sun. Apr. 29

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+

The Chippewa Valley Family calendar is sponsored by Mayo Clinic Health System of Eau Claire