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Sun. Jun. 10

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

8am Sun. Jun. 10

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

10am-6pm Sun. Jun. 10

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-noon Sun. Jun. 10

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

10am-5pm Sun. Jun. 10

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-5pm Sun. Jun. 10

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

10am-1pm Sun. Jun. 10

Eau Claire Area Master Gardeners Volunteers Plant Sale

Available for purchase will be perennials, anuals, herbs, natives, and more. Master Gardener Volunteers will be on hand to answer your lawn, garden and plant care questions. Sponsored by the Eau Claire Area Master Gardener Volunteers.

Phoenix Park
330 Riverfront Terrace
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-5pm Sun. Jun. 10

Carson Park Train Rides

Enjoy a scenic, half-mile train ride located in Eau Claire's premier Carson Park presented by the Chippewa Valley Railroad Association. A coal-fired steam engine pulls one train, a G-16 gasoline powered-streamliner pulls the other.

Carson Park
100 Carson Park Dr.
Eau Claire

Cost: Under 2 years old FREE, ages 2-12 $2, ages 12+ $3

1pm Sun. Jun. 10

En Avant School of Dance Recital

A diverse collection of original dance performances, from toddlers in tutus, to award winning competition pieces, including Blia's Story, with original music from local artists Dave Roll and Peter Phippen.

Memorial High School
2225 Keith St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $12 at the door Children 5 and under FREE

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Sun. Jun. 10

Christopher Iannone Memorial Ice Cream Social

The annual Ice Cream Social and Float in memory of Christopher Iannone. Admission includes ice cream, soda, lunch, and wonderful conversation as well as a pontoon ride. First ride begins around 1pm.

Ann-Ser Electrolysis
3214 Donna Ct
Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Sun. Jun. 10

Maxx's Splash Bash: School's Out

Come for music, games, and inflatable fun to celebrate the beginning of summer.

Fairfax Pool
4200 Fairfax St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $4.25 or Season Pass

Age: All Ages

1:30-4:30pm Sun. Jun. 10

Live Music: Tim Fast

Live music out at Jeremiah’s Bullfrog Fish Farm, featuring Tim Fast, He’s a dust-covered man who has traveled the roads in search of whatever song is over the next rise. That sense of adventure has given him a catalog of great original…

Jeremiah's Bullfrog Fish Farm
N1409 566th St
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-5pm Sun. Jun. 10

Eau Claire Youth Cycling Try It Out - Open House

An open-house style informational meeting. Team and season information, questions and answers, try it out rides, meet our coaches, talk to past and current team members, get in touch with local bike shops, helmet fittings, and bike…

Lowes Creek County Park
S. Lowes Creek Rd.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Entering grades 6-12

2:30-3:15pm Sun. Jun. 10

Koo Koo Kanga Roo

An American comedic dance-pop duo from Minneapolis, consisting of vocalists Bryan Atchison and Neil Olstad. Often described as an "interactive dance party duo" and as "the Beastie Boys meet Sesame Street" they put on a lively, colorful show,…

The Oxford
1814 Oxford Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $15

6-8:30pm Sun. Jun. 10

Love Builds Up: Nature Workshop

Come help build a GaGa ball pit and work on the church garden, plus cook-outs, bonfires, nature art, bird feeders, trails, exploring for wildlife, music and much more. Be spiritually nurtured through nature and community. Registration is now…

First Presbyterian Church
2112 Rudolph Rd.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:30pm Sun. Jun. 10

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

6:30pm Sun. Jun. 10

Ski Sprites Water Ski Show

A Wisconsin tradition, everyone should spend at least one night at the beach, watching the Ski Sprites perform on the water. Concessions available.

Lake Altoona County Beach
604 Beach Rd.
Altoona

Cost: FREE event admission, but a $5/car Eau Claire county parking permit is required

Age: All ages

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