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Sun. May. 20

Just Between Friends Community Kids Sale

Everything for kids & more: furniture, strollers, high chars, carseats, ride-em toys, bikes, toddler beds, exersaucers, infant items, bedding, kids, teen & maternity clothing, costumes, shoes, DVDs, electronics, books, and toys. Learn more…

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds
225 Edward St.
Chippewa Falls

Age: All Ages

Sun. May. 20

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

8-11:30am Sun. May. 20

French Toast & Pancake Breakfast

You’re invited to enjoy a delicious Breakfast with French Toast, Pancakes, Sausages, Coffee, Juice, and Milk. Grab the kids and enjoy a great breakfast with fellowship. Every third Sunday except December.

Lake Street United Methodist Church
Corner of Lake Street & Fourth Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: $5.50, Kids & Students FREE

Age: All Ages

10am Sun. May. 20

"Friendship" Arrow String Art Workshop

For this workshop, artists will create a unique arrow design as well as a felt flower bundle to adorn the arrow. Because of the cultural significance of this symbol, there will be a discount for friends who sign up together.

Blue Canvas Art Studio
930 Galloway Street - Banbury Place Building 13, Suite 16
Eau Claire

Cost: $25 for 1, $20 for 2 or more tickets

10am-1pm Sun. May. 20

Weekend Brunch with Musical Guest

Ar weekly farm-focused weekend brunch with live music from 10am to 1pm. The menu boasts an array of midwestern and other brunch classics including omelettes, quiche, wild rice porridge, Belgian waffles, sandwiches, and more. The bar offers a…

The Lakely
516 Galloway Street
Eau Claire

Cost: Music is FREE, consult menu for food prices

Age: All Ages

11am-4pm Sun. May. 20

Eau Claire Exotic Pet Expo

With over 100 tables of vendors, this is the largest pet expo in the area. Find great deals on pet supplies, as well as exotic pets from responsible breeders, all while supporting small local businesses.

Eau Claire Expo Center
5530 Fairview Dr.
Eau Claire

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

Age: All Ages

11am-2pm Sun. May. 20

Historic Randall Park Carnival

The fourth annual Historic Randall Park Neighborhood Carnival features food and carnival games for all ages, raffle baskets, dunk tank, inflatables, and more. Funds raised benefit youth service projects that benefit the city and other…

Randall Park
Corner of Niagra and 3rd
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE, ticket sales $.50 each for games, food, etc.

Age: All Ages

11:30am-5pm Sun. May. 20

St. Olaf Fun Fest

Car show, grilled chicken dinner, games & activities, volleyball tournament, beer garden, silent auction, raffle ticket prizes and live music from 40 Fingers.

St. Olaf Church
3220 Monroe St.
Eau Claire

1-5pm Sun. May. 20

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

1:30-4:30pm Sun. May. 20

Live Music: Andy Hanson

Live music out at Jeremiah’s Bullfrog Fish Farm, featuring Andy Hanson, an Americana singer-songwriter from Eau Claire, WI. Recently, his creative forces have been focused and articulated through the acoustic guitar and harmonica. There he…

Jeremiah's Bullfrog Fish Farm
N1409 566th St
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-3:30pm Sun. May. 20

Bill W. and Dr. Bob - Story of the Two Men Who Pioneered Alcoholics Anonymous

In 1929, famous New York stockbroker Bill Wilson crashes with the stock market and becomes a hopeless drunk. Dr. Bob Smith, a surgeon from Ohio, has also been an alcoholic for thirty years, often going into the operating room with a hangover.…

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

Cost: Adults $14, seniors $13, youth $7

Age: All Ages

3:30-4pm Sun. May. 20

Earth's Wild Ride (Planetarium Show)

Take a wild ride through the history of planet Earth. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside Failsafe 30 minutes prior to the start of the show.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

4-4:30pm Sun. May. 20

Earth's Wild Ride (Planetarium Show)

Take a wild ride through the history of planet Earth. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside Failsafe 30 minutes prior to the start of the show.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

5-7pm Sun. May. 20

Teen Workshops

This programming will focus on professional development and general life skills. Concise, informative, and hands-on, these interactive workshops will leave you feeling prepared and confident to tackle things like writing your first resume,…

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $12, Community $20

Age: 13+

5:30pm Sun. May. 20

Menomonie Theater Guild 60th Anniversary Celebration and Annual Meeting

Join the Menomonie Theater Guild for their studio open house, annual meeting, and 60th Anniversary Celebration. Innovative cuisine creations catered by Stacked Eatery, musical entertainment, and cash bar. Tickets must be purchased in advance…

Raw Deal
603 S. Broadway St.
Menomonie

Cost: $20 for Adults; $15 for Children under 12

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