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Events

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Sat. Jul. 14

Northern Wisconsin State Fair

Annual fair with food vendors, carnival, livestock exhibitions, crafts, homemaking and educational exhibits, and outstanding 4-H displays. More than a mile of midway thrills, great food stands, and free grandstand entertainment. Music events…

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds
225 Edward St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: Ticket pricing information available online

7:30am-1pm Sat. Jul. 14

Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market

Seasonal, locally grown vegetables and fruits, plus baked goods, dairy products, meat, honey, maple syrup, flowers, and more. An art market featuring local artists appears most Saturdays throughout the season.

Phoenix Park
330 Riverfront Terrace
Eau Claire

Age: All ages

8am-3pm Sat. Jul. 14

Oak Grove Cemetery Association Meet and Greet + Clean Up Day

Oak Grove Cemetery is holding its annual work day and group cleanup. Food will be served at noon until it is gone. Meet other families and friends who are visiting their loved ones.

Oak Grove Cemetery
South Hastings Way and Hamilton Ave
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8am-1pm Sat. Jul. 14

Menomonie Farmers Market

The long-running 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. Jul. 14

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-2pm Sat. Jul. 14

Local Indoor Art Market – Art on the Ridge

Enjoy local artisans, crafters, and makeup artistry by Shonna. Displays of original art, handmade crafted items, and vintage electronic items. Door prizes too.

Art on the Ridge
525 Park Ridge Court
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-2:30pm Sat. Jul. 14

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

9:30-11am Sat. Jul. 14

Adult Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga

90-minute class of paddle skills, yoga and open paddle time. Enjoy Mother Nature paddling to a quiet spot, anchoring, experiencing a unique yoga session with stretch and a variety of yoga poses ending with Savasana. Registration required.

Coon Fork Lake County Park
E 25501 County Road CF
Augusta

Cost: $30

Age: Ages 15+

10am-noon Sat. Jul. 14

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-1pm Sat. Jul. 14

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

10am-noon Sat. Jul. 14

Ordinary Magic Art Classes For Kids of All Ages

Drawing, weaving, crochet, painting, architecture design & Having Fun. Your child will discover, explore, imagine & create works of art.

Ordinary Magic
1812 Brackett Ave. Suite 6
Eau Claire

Cost: $25 per student

Age: K-15

10am-noon Sat. Jul. 14

Saturday Morning Hullabaloo: Duke Otherwise

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. Duke Otherwise is a playful Wordsmith. A spirited performer. A skilled Guitarist and…

Phoenix Park
330 Riverfront Terrace
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

noon-8pm Sat. Jul. 14

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

1-4pm Sat. Jul. 14

Ren in the Glen Preview

This kid-friendly event will include sword fighting and other Ren in the Glen entertainers. You may event meet the King and Queen. Netty Q's food truck will be serving up some great Italian food too.

Chippewa River Distillery & Brewster Bros. Brewing Co.
402 W River St
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-3pm Sat. Jul. 14

DIY Discovery: A-MAZE-ing Challenge

DIY Discovery is a series of drop-in events for families featuring a different topic and activity each week. This week: turn a regular 'ol box into a challenging maze.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room
400 Eau Claire St.
Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Jul. 14

Live Music: Caleb Horne with Skully Jones

The band features music influenced, and by bands like the Grateful Dead, Phish, and The Beatles. Improvisational instrumentation, vocal harmonies, and extended jams are the core elements of Skully Jones.

Jeremiah's Bullfrog Fish Farm
N1409 566th St
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-3pm Sat. Jul. 14

Fun Summer Outdoor Games

Free outdoor games and activities suitable for all ages at the park 1 block North of the Augusta Memorial Public Library (next to the basketball court).

Augusta Memorial Public Library
113 North Stone St
Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-5pm Sat. Jul. 14

Live Music: 58 Belvedere

58 Belvedere is a trio performing original compositions by Dean Granros (guitar) and group improvisation. The raw edge of Granros' guitar combined with the extraordinary drum and bass team of Dave Power (The Staves, Aero Flynn) and Pat Keen…

Autumn Harvest Winery
19947 Cty Hwy J
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

3-5pm Sat. Jul. 14

Pub Sing

The popular Twin Cities pub sing comes to Menomonie. Folks bring their songs to share, and everyone joins in on the chorus. Songs of work, love, nature, drinking, community, inspiration and more. You can lead a song or sing along. Please no…

The Duke and Dagger
120 6th Avenue West
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-5:30pm Sat. Jul. 14

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

5-7:30pm Sat. Jul. 14

Live Music: Randy Adams

Randy Adams is a singer and guitarist playing both originals and covers. Music, art, food, wine, coffee, and desserts.

Vino Cappuccino
N5734 Hwy 12
Elk Mound

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Sat. Jul. 14

Wood Fired Pizza Night at Farm to Fork Retreat

Offering wood-fired pizza with locally sourced ingredients and veggies straight from their garden. Fully stocked bar, featuring local and micro brews, wines and spirits. Open Mic every Thursday from 6-9. Gather around the fire pit, enjoy…

Farm to Fork Retreat at Dancing Yarrow
S193 County Road BB
Mondovi

Cost: Free to attend, consult menu for prices

Age: All Ages

5:30-10pm Sat. Jul. 14

Bastille Day on the Lawn

The World Cultural Center invites you to our traditional Bastille Day Picnic, a National Holiday celebrated throughout the World. Bring your friends & a dish of your choosing to share in a buffet. French music & games for all. Plates,…

Wilson Park
S Farwell St and Emery St
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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