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9-11:30am Fri. May. 25

Family Fun Zone

Children and parents enjoy open play on the large turf field filled with numerous toys, games, sports equipment, inflatables, and dress up clothes. Organized activities are also offered at different times each morning which children may…

YMCA Sports Center
3456 Craig Road
Eau Claire

Cost: $4/child

10am-2pm Fri. May. 25

Cardboard Construction

Failsafe will convert into a fort-building space, full of cardboard, MakeDo kits, and all of the necessary items to create some huge structures. Feel free to stop in anytime to join in the architectural fun.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:30-11am Fri. May. 25

Parachute Games

Kiddos will enjoy jumping, moving, dancing, grooving and all sorts of games with the giant parachute.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11am-1pm Fri. May. 25

Summer Lunch Break Open Skate

Cool off this summer at Hobbs Ice Arena's Summer Lunch Break Open Skate.

Hobbs Ice Arena
915 Menomonie St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass (1 Punch). Fee includes skate rental

Age: All Ages

noon-5pm Fri. May. 25

Serious Art: Terry Meyer and Holli Jacobson

Artists Terry Meyer and Holli Jacobson don't take themselves too seriously. That's evident in their artwork. Terry paints horses, landscapes and sailboats, often in an abstract form; Holli paints with whimsical abstract shape and attitude.

200 Main - Art and Wine
200 Main St.
Eau Claire

1-6pm Fri. May. 25

Free Play Lab

Explore the library's newest DIY, hands-on space. Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather color, paint or knit, the Dabble Box has something for you. Unstaffed.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, The Dabble Box
400 Eau Claire St
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-8pm Fri. May. 25

Together Farms Burger Night

Burger Nights are a unique, casual night at Together Farms. Burgers are made right on the farm using their 100% grass-fed beef. Also serving slaw, fries, beer, wine, and more. Relax by the bonfire, check-out the farm animals, and live music…

Together Farms
W93 Norden Rd

Cost: FREE to attend; Burgers are $11-13

Age: All Ages

4:30-9pm Fri. May. 25

Family Fun Friday at the Farm

Open yard for play, bean bag toss, horse shoes, 9 hole Frisbee golf, walking trails along the buffalo river and more. Bring your furry family members too, dogs are welcome here. Kitchen/bar will be open, wood-fired pizza & a great selection…

Farm to Fork Retreat at Dancing Yarrow
S193 County Road BB

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-6:30pm Fri. May. 25

Live Music: Steve Szydel

An evening of live music by Steve Szydel featuring Shawn Green on the drums. Will have wine, cheese and snacks available for purchase, so come, relax and enjoy.

Autumn Harvest Winery
19947 Cty Hwy J
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

5:30-8:30pm Fri. May. 25

Live Music: Sean Jordan

Sean Jordan is an amazing singer/songwriter out of Black River Falls who's influenced by Stevie Ray, Clapton, John Mayer and Jimi Hendrix. Expect a mix of pop, blues and folk. He's currently a Boston Berklee College of Music attendee it’s a…

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill
50819 West St.

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages with parent

7-10pm Fri. May. 25

Contra/English Country Dance

A special night of contra and English country dance, with live music by the duo Entwyned with Twy Bethard playing fiddle, nyckelharpa and keyboard, and John Paolillo playing mandola, bouzouki and mandocello. All dances will be taught by…

YMCA Fitness Center
206 Emery St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $5 / adult, $1 children age 6-14

Age: All Ages