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Sat. Jun. 30

44th Annual Chetek Liberty Festival

Features a run/walk, softball tournament, car show, craft fair, quilt show, volleyball tournament, kids activities, helicopter rides, ski show, block party with inflatables and live music, horse pull, family night with outdoor movies and…

City of Chetek

Sat. Jun. 30

Augusta Bean and Bacon Days

Events include Ms Augusta Pageant; charcoal chicken, bbq, brats, hot dogs; softball tournament, burnout tournament, dances, fireworks, Run for the Bacon 5k, craft & vendor fair, demolition derby, auto and truck show, parade, horse pull…

City of Augusta

Cost: FREE for spectators, $7 for car entry

Age: All Ages

Sat. Jun. 30

Clearwater Con IV

Three days of a tabletop gaming experience. Get your game on, featuring RPGs, board games, card games, and anything else you can think of. Preregister online.

Clarion Inn Campus Area
2703 Craig Rd.
Eau Claire

Cost: $25 Weekend Prereg, $30 at Door, Single Day Passes Available

Age: All Ages

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

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. 30

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

8:15-9:15am Sat. Jun. 30

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

10am-4pm Sat. Jun. 30

Lake Menomin WaterX

A 2-day weekend of awesome racing action each summer. This is a family fun event that includes; food and beverages, vendor opportunities, a great park location to find other things to do while here and a community full of shopping,…

Wakanda Park
Wakanda Park Rd. and Pine Ave. E
Menomonie

Cost: 16&Over - $15/day or $25/weekend, 10-15 $10/day or $10/weekend, 9&Under Free w/paid adult

Age: All Ages

11am-noon Sat. Jun. 30

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)

noon-8pm Sat. Jun. 30

Sense of Place: HERE Art Exhibit

View how 42 local and international artists explored their Sense of Place: HERE using realism, abstractions, sculptural expressionism, botanicals, surrealism, wildlife and architectural photography, contemporary, artist books and other ways…

Galaudet Gallery LLC
618 South Farwell
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Sat. Jun. 30

Water Safety Fest

Join Eau Claire Parks & Recreation lifeguards and learn about basic water safety. Learn basic rescue techniques and play safety games.

Fairfax Pool
4200 Fairfax St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $4.25/person or Season Pass. Children 2 & under are free

Age: All ages

1-2:30pm Sat. Jun. 30

71st Annual Kiwanis Doll & Pet Parade

A family-friendly event open to children of all ages. The theme of this year's parade is "On Wisconsin: Celebrating All Things Wisconsin." Registration begins at 11:30 at the Owen Park tennis courts. The parade begins at 1:00 and travels down…

Owen Park
1st Ave. and Water St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Jun. 30

Live Music: Girl Band

Live music out at Jeremiah’s Bullfrog Fish Farm, featuring Jennifer Hazen’s newest project, Girl Band, a group of local artists which features Kai of Wolves At the Door on guitar and vocals, Kori of Beacon James on bass, guitar and…

Jeremiah's Bullfrog Fish Farm
N1409 566th St
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-3pm Sat. Jun. 30

DIY Discovery: Mysteries of the Library

This is a drop-in series for families, featuring a different topic and activity each week. An interactive, choose your own adventure game that puts you in control of the story.

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

Cost: FREE, Registration required

2pm Sat. Jun. 30

Pursuit of Happiness

Performances by former guitarist for Michael Jackson Becky Barksdale, Ukrainian Village Band and heavy hitting McNasty Brass Band. Food and Beverage concessions on site. Camping. Fireworks show and bonfire. Family Friendly, well behaved…

Liberty Tree Farm
W12351 Long Lane
Stockholm

Cost: Advance $18/ Gate $25 kids under 12 free

Age: All Ages + under 18 supervised

2pm Sat. Jun. 30

Aerial Hammock Superheroes Class

A lighthearted class where you get to imagine yourself as your favorite superheroes while exercising in aerial hammocks. Taught by certified aerial hammock instructor and resident geek, Sara, this class is for all levels. Have fun while…

Moonrise Aerials Studio
800 Wisconsin Street; Banbury Place Building 13, Room 112
Eau Claire

2-5pm Sat. Jun. 30

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

2-6pm Sat. Jun. 30

Celebrate the Chippewa River Family Day in Downtown

The 5th annual Celebrate the Chippewa River event is teaming up with Family Day in Downtown on June 30th. River activities will be taking place at The Point, where the Eau Claire and Chippewa River converge. Activities will include: canoe and…

Phoenix Park
330 Riverfront Terrace
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-5pm Sat. Jun. 30

Family Fun Event and Fundraiser in Memory of Kyle Keith

Fundraiser for Kyle Keith REEL Fishing Memorial and Eau Claire Water Safety Task Force. Water and boating safety education, family activities by Metropolis Resort, games, prizes, entertainment, silent auction and more.

Dunkin' Donuts
2836 N. Clairemont Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-8pm Sat. Jun. 30

2nd Annual Family Day in Downtown

Centered in Phoenix Park, the festival will highlight family life in Downtown and the City of Eau Claire. Activities will include live music, sports, demonstrations, vendors, and a family fun zone. We’re excited to partner with Beaver Creek…

Phoenix Park

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3-6pm Sat. Jun. 30

Eau Claire Cavaliers Baseball

See a hometown baseball game with the Eau Claire Cavaliers baseball team. May 16, 7:30-10pm vs. Tilden Tigers May 19, 5-9pm vs. Brill Millers May 23, 7:30-10:30pm vs. Cadott Red Sox May 27, 3-6pm vs. Sparta Miller May 28, 1-3pm…

Carson Park
100 Carson Park Dr.
Eau Claire

Cost: $5 adults; $1 students 18 & under; children 5 & under FREE; season ticket options available

Age: All ages

3-6pm Sat. Jun. 30

Autumn Harvest Winery 14th Anniversary Customer Appreciation Day

Live music and refreshments all day. The whole family is invited to enjoy live music by the Fab 5 (a Beatles cover performance), PYO blueberries, and take in the beautiful Wisconsin countryside. Wine specials and complimentary wine tastings…

Autumn Harvest Winery
19947 Cty Hwy J
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-5:30pm Sat. Jun. 30

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. 30

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

4-8pm Sat. Jun. 30

Faith Riders Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

Spaghetti Fundraiser Dinner to raise money for community needs such as School Supplies and Funds for School Lunches and others. All proceeds stay in the local community.

Trinity United Methodist Church
201 W. Central Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: Suggested Donation: $8 adults and $5 children under 10

4:30-11pm Sat. Jun. 30

Street Dance

Come out to Wakanda Park for an old fashioned Street Dance featuring the Highview Bluegrass Band from 4:30 to 6:30pm and the Thrillbillies from 7 to 11pm hosted by the Menomonie Lions Club. Admission is free to all Lake Menomin WaterX…

Wakanda Park
Wakanda Park Rd. and Pine Ave. E
Menomonie

Cost: $3

Age: All Ages

9-10:30pm Sat. Jun. 30

Fireworks at Mallard Resort

Annual Mallard Resort Fourth of July celebration fireworks on the banks of the Chippewa River. Rain date July 1st.

Mallard Bar
11939 170th St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: Free - Donations appreciated

Age: All Ages

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