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Sat. Jun. 9

55th Annual Durand Funfest

Annual Durand Funfest held two weeks after Memorial Day Weekend. Carnival, beer garden, wrestling, glow party, live music, miss Durand pageant, Medallion Hunt, softball tournament, fishing contest, basketball tournament, parade, bean bag…

Memorial Park
2nd Avenue East
Durand

7:30am-1pm Sat. Jun. 9

Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market

Seasonal, locally grown vegetables and fruits, plus baked goods, dairy products, meat, honey, maple syrup, flowers, and more.

Phoenix Park
330 Riverfront Terrace
Eau Claire

Age: All ages

8am-1pm Sat. Jun. 9

Menomonie Farmers Market

Features local produce, meats, breads, berries, herbs, desserts and baked goods, spices, handcrafted items, arts & crafts. Kids activities, hot lunches, and music performances.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op
814 Main St. East
Menomonie

Age: All Ages

8am Sat. Jun. 9

Family Camp

Kick off the summer with the whole family up at Camp Manitou. Get involved in programming and activities like games, hobby activities, swimming, boating, and campfires. Camp counselors keep the energy high as they lead activities and…

Camp Manitou
27960 137th Street
New Auburn

Age: All Ages

8:15-9:15am Sat. Jun. 9

Zumba with PS-Get Fit

Join us for a wake-up Saturday at Excite! Wellness. All fitness levels are welcome and this class will make sure you have a great time. No experience is necessary!

Excite! Wellness Studio
107 N. Bridge Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: New, 3 classes/$5 or $5 drop-in or punch cards, 6 classes for $25

Age: All Ages

9am Sat. Jun. 9

12th Annual Lake Eau Claire Clear Water Triathlon & Picnic

This non-timed triathlon is a 2.5 mile walk/run, 1 mile paddle (canoe or kayak), and 8 mile bike ride on Lake Eau Claire. Entry fee includes a picnic dinner, beverages and great music. 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. No…

Lake House Grill and Bar
E19986 County Road ND
Augusta

Cost: Pre-Registration: $20 for under 12, $30 for 12+ | Day-Of: $40 for 12+

Age: All Ages

9am-2:30pm Sat. Jun. 9

Babysitter Training

Safe Sitter prepares students in grades 6-8 to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. Students learn life-saving skills such as how to rescue someone who’s choking, and helpful information like what to…

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $40, Community $60

Age: Ages 10-15

9am-4pm Sat. Jun. 9

Art In The Garden Craft Fair

The parking lot at Green Oasis will be filled with Local Artisans. Rain or shine event.

Green Oasis Gardens
1403 122nd Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:15am-2pm Sat. Jun. 9

CPR/AED/First Aid Training

First Aid and CPR / AED courses are designed to teach the basic life support skills needed to render emergency care when needed. The knowledge of what to do in an emergency, and perhaps even more importantly, what not to do could make the…

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $70, Community $95

Age: 15+

9:30am-2pm Sat. Jun. 9

Fly Fishing Clinic

Learn the ins and outs of fly fishing. The morning will involve learning how to tie flies and fishing knots and how to cast a fly rod. Then after lunch, you will travel to a local pond to try your hand at catching some fish with your very own…

Beaver Creek Reserve
S1 County Road K
Fall Creek

Age: ages 12 and up (legal guardian)

9:45am Sat. Jun. 9

9th Annual Spectrum Shuffle 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk

This fun run/walk is held as part of the Altoona Cinder City Days celebration. It benefits the Autism Society of the Chippewa Valley.

Cinder City Park
Spooner Ave and 10th St.
Altoona

Cost: $20-25 for individual or $15-20/family member

Age: All Ages

9:45-10:30am Sat. Jun. 9

Tween Yogis

This class is intended to develop the students' practice and build awareness of ones strength both physically and mentally. His is a slow-flowing class incorporating yoga poses and education. Tweens are welcome to join class solo as…

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio
313 E. Madison St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: Ages7-12

10am-noon Sat. Jun. 9

Saturday Morning Hullabaloo: Teddy Bear Band

These open air, interactive concerts will begin with an hour of music and games before a very special featured children's performers take over the park. The Teddy Bear Band provides laughter, fun, and positive escape through imagination.…

Phoenix Park
330 Riverfront Terrace
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

10am Sat. Jun. 9

Native Wildflower Sanctuary Tour

Join members of the Lake Wissota Garden Club for a guided tour. Club members will point out and identify the native wildflowers currently in bloom. Meet at the sanctuary sign/parking lot just south of the duck pond. Guided tours are held the…

Irvine Park
Bridgewater Avenue
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-6pm Sat. Jun. 9

The Oxbow Hotel & The Lakely Artist in Residence

The Oxbow Hotel & The Lakely will host muralist Molly Z. from Chicago over 2 weeks while she creates a new mural on a massive downtown canvas – a 40’ tall by 80’ wide wall (3,200 square feet) – at the high-traffic intersection of…

The Oxbow Hotel
516 Galloway St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-11:45pm Sat. Jun. 9

45th Annual Altoona Cinder City Days

Featuring "Diamond Rio" on June 9th and Karaoke contest finale on June 8th at Altoona's new outdoor amphitheater at River Prairie Park. Other events include a carnival, boys baseball, softball, and dart tournaments; Spectrum Shuffle for…

Most events at Cinder City Park, check website for full schedule/locations
Spooner Ave and 10th St.
Altoona

Cost: Diamond Rio Ticket Prices On Website |Free Admission To Other Parks

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sat. Jun. 9

Saturday Morning Hullabaloo: Kids Concert Series

Hosted by acclaimed, kid-focused jazz player Tim Sullivan, these open air, interactive concerts will begin with an hour of music and games before a very special featured children's performers take over the park. Families are welcome to come…

Phoenix Park
330 Riverfront Terrace
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

10am-5pm Sat. Jun. 9

44th Annual Parade of Homes

Tour 15 amazing home throughout the Chippewa Valley, presented by Great American Fireplace. Tickets available online, in advance at Royal Credit Union locations, or at the first home you visit.

Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association Board Room
4319 Jeffers Road
Eau Claire

Cost: $8 through June 8th, $10 June 9th - 16th

11am-noon Sat. Jun. 9

4th-8th Grade Summer Painting Lessons

Classes are divided by age groups and include weekly curriculum designed for each student’s artistic development. Color Wheel, Color Mixing, Techniques, Beginner Painting, Intermediate Painting, Art, Acrylic, WaterColor, Tempera, Modeling…

The Painted Lotus
930 Galloway St Building 13 Suite 209
Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: 4th-8th Grade (9-14)

11-11:45am Sat. Jun. 9

Little Yogi & Me

Moms & Dads, bring your little ones and let's have some fun. Little Yogi & Me classes make for a fun family outing that incorporates fitness, movement, and education for everyone. This class occurs the second Saturday of each month. You must…

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio
313 E. Madison St.
Eau Claire

Cost: Adults: $10 Kiddos: $5

Age: Ages 3-6

noon-4pm Sat. Jun. 9

Chippewa Valley PRIDE

Theannual PRIDE event with vendors, activities, and swag! Parades, Live DJ, Photography, Caricatures, Face Painting, Locavore mobile kitchen, and more. Sponsored by JAMF and The Main Club.

Phoenix Park
330 Riverfront Terrace
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Sat. Jun. 9

June Open House with Driven TV with Pat & Nicole

Stop out at Markquart Motors to enter for raffle prizes, support local food vendors, and listen to DJ entertainment. At 3pm listen to a presentation from Pat and Nicole of Driven TV. Shortly after, raffle winners will be drawn. You'll also be…

Markquart Motors
2191 S Prairie View Rd
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-2:30pm Sat. Jun. 9

Hot Pockets Munch & Make

Munch on hot pockets and make a taco-themed earbud holder or pizza-themed clutch.

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

Cost: FREE

2-5pm Sat. Jun. 9

Live Music: Nick Foytik

An afternoon of live music by Nick Foytik. Wine, cheese and snacks available for purchase, so come, relax and enjoy. Feel free to bring a chair for this outdoor event. The event will be moved indoors in the case of rain. No beverage carry-in…

Autumn Harvest Winery
19947 Cty Hwy J
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

2-5pm Sat. Jun. 9

Live Music at Autumn Harvest Winery

Enjoy live music on the patio at Autumn Harvest Winery & Orchard. It’s recommended to bring your own seating in case the patio fills up

Autumn Harvest Winery
19947 Cty Hwy J
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

4-5:30pm Sat. Jun. 9

Summer Painting Lessons

Classes are divided by age groups Confirm age groups online. All materials are always provided, students may bring their own if they wish. Finger Painting, Color Wheel, Color Mixing, Beginner Painting, Shapes, Tempera, WaterColor, Modeling…

The Painted Lotus
Banbury Place Building 13, Suit 209
Eau Claire

Cost: $15, $35, $45

Age: K-12th Grade

4-8pm Sat. Jun. 9

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
Mondovi

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

Age: All Ages

5:15-6:30pm Sat. Jun. 9

Express Pre-Game Summer Music

Prior to all Saturday home games, local bands are performing live on the Hank Aaron Plaza. Admission to Express game not required.

Eau Claire Express Stadium - Carson Park
702 Carson Park Drive
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6:30-8pm Sat. Jun. 9

With the Shadow and the Light

Children and adults at the Swan Lake Ballet Studio, LLC learn diversity through dance, study classical ballet vocabulary, build up strong body, and experience creativity in dance. Children learn classical ballet choreography and perform at…

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts
205 Main St. E
Menomonie

Cost: Adult $15, Student/Senior $12, Child $10

Age: All Ages

6:35pm Sat. Jun. 9

Eau Claire Express 2018 Season

Experience the excitement of live baseball as your hometown Eau Claire Express slug it out in historic Carson Park.

Carson Park
100 Carson Park Dr.
Eau Claire

Cost: $9 general admission tickets, $11 reserved grand stand tickets, $14 reserved box tickets, $28 fan deck tickets | multi-game packages and group discounts available

Age: All Ages

6:35pm Sat. Jun. 9

Eau Claire Express vs Bismarck Larks

The Eau Claire Express plays against the Bismark Larks. There will be a pregame band performance, and a mystery mini bobblehead giveaway. Gates at 5:30pm.

Eau Claire Express Stadium - Carson Park
702 Carson Park Drive
Eau Claire

Cost: $9 GA, $11 Reserved Grandstand, $14 Reserved Box, $28 Fan Deck; Season Tickets Available

Age: All Ages

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