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Sat. Jul. 21

American Barnstormers Tour

Join the Barnstormers of the American Barnstormers Tour for three days of open cockpit biplane rides, vintage biplane static displays, and daily aerobatic demonstrations. Featuring some of the rarest and most beautiful biplanes in the USA.

EAA Chapter 509 Clubhouse, Chippewa Valley Regional Airport
3800 Starr Ave
Eau Claire

Cost: Free admission, Biplane Rides $80/passenger

Age: All Ages

7:30am-1pm Sat. Jul. 21

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. Jul. 21

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

Age: All Ages

8am-5pm Sat. Jul. 21

Daylily Dig Fundraiser Sundance Hill Farm

Visit this beautiful and peaceful farm and see rows of carefully crossbred daylily plants. Take home blooming plants, take pictures, or enjoy friendly companionship and a cold glass of lemonade on the covered deck. This fundraiser for their…

Sundance Hill Farm
5207 70th St
Chippewa Falls

Cost: By donation

Age: All Ages

8am Sat. Jul. 21

Tortoise and Hare 5k

Online registration closes July 19. Mail-in registration closes July 17. $5 discount for all ITC members. Receive a pair of socks with your registration. This is an out-and-back course; the 5k will start in Boyd Park and run along the trail.…

Boyd Park
1202 Fairway St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $25 for 5k; $30 after June 1st

Age: All Ages

8:15-9:15am Sat. Jul. 21

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

9:30-11am Sat. Jul. 21

Adult Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga

A 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.

Mt. Simon Park
100 Addison Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: Ages 15+

10am-noon Sat. Jul. 21

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-5pm Sat. Jul. 21

45th Annual Stockholm Art Fair

With the beautiful backdrop of Lake Pepin, this is an art fair for all the senses and all ages. Set in the unique river town ambiance that is Stockholm, five favorite regional musical groups will be playing throughout the day, including the…

Stockholm Village Park
State Highway 35

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-11:30am Sat. Jul. 21

Youth Artist Workshops

Enhance your creativity and arts ability at the YMCA. Each month, a guest artist will lead a small group of students in a project of their own design. An exclusive opportunity to work one-on-one with a talented local creator.

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $30, Community $42

Age: All Ages

11am-noon Sat. Jul. 21

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-3pm Sat. Jul. 21

Summer Henna Pop & Shop

Stop in the Shop on Saturdays to get some Henna for the summer. Walk-ins only. If there is a line, there will be a sign up sheet for you to reserve a time and come back for your Henna. Children 16 years and younger must have a parent or…

Tangled Up in Hue
505 S. Barstow St., Suite B
Eau Claire

Cost: $5-10

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Sat. Jul. 21

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

1-2pm Sat. Jul. 21

Weekend Aerial Relaxation

A relaxing aerial class to help unwind and reset after a long week. Taught by Certified Aerial Hammock Instructor Emalee Siehl. Class is limited to 7 students; you must pre-register to reserve your hammock.

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

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Jul. 21

Live Music: Squeeze 'N Bass

Live music out at Jeremiah’s Bullfrog Fish Farm, featuring Squeeze ‘N Bass, a duet composed of Christy Serum who plays acoustic bass guitar, performing with Tom Marum who plays the accordian and sings. Together they perform Old Time music…

Jeremiah's Bullfrog Fish Farm
N1409 566th St

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-2:30pm Sat. Jul. 21

Marshmallow Mania

Come on down to Teen Pinterfest: Marshmallow Mania! Dip large marshmallows in frosting and sprinkles to create your marshmasterpiece or launch small marshmallows out of PVC pipe. Registration is required.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

1:30-3pm Sat. Jul. 21

DIY Discovery: Everything is Strawsome

DIY Discovery is a series of drop-in events for families featuring a different topic and activity each week. This week: create with Strawbees-small plastic connectors-and straws. With imagination, the sky's the limit!

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-5pm Sat. Jul. 21

Live Music: Randy Adams

An afternoon of live music by Randy Adams. Will have 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…

Autumn Harvest Winery
19947 Cty Hwy J
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

4-5:30pm Sat. Jul. 21

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. Jul. 21

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

5-7:30pm Sat. Jul. 21

Puerto Rican Pasteles Pop-Up

Traditional Puerto Rican plate of pasteles and rice and beans made from a beloved family recipe, available to eat in or take out, while supplies last. Pasteles are made of plantain-based masa, filled with pork and vegetables and wrapped in…

930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212
Eau Claire

Cost: $8/plate

5-7:30pm Sat. Jul. 21

Live Music: Songa

Live music, local art, food, wine, coffee, and desserts.

Vino Cappuccino
N5734 Hwy 12
Elk Mound

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8-9pm Sat. Jul. 21

Hobbs Observatory Astronomical Series

Programs on various astronomical related topics are presented CVAS members and invited guests. Programs run 45-60 minutes in length. Check the website for upcoming topics. Observing follows programs if skies are clear.

Hobbs Observatory
In Beaver Creek Reserve, S1 Cty Hwy K
Fall Creek

Cost: FREE, Dontations accepted