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Sat. Aug. 4

Bloomer Community Fair

Live music, carnival, 4-H and FFA exhibits, merchant displays, demo derbies, tractor pull, and more. Parade on Sunday.

Bloomer Community Fairgrounds
9th Ave.
Bloomer

7-8am Sat. Aug. 4

Sunrise Stand Up Paddle Board

Start your day floating on the water with Mother Nature as the backdrop and only the sound of your paddle entering the water. This is a guided class learning various paddle techniques followed by free time to enjoy the scenery and sounds of…

Mt. Simon Park
100 Addison Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $15

Age: Ages 15+

7am Sat. Aug. 4

Half Moon Dragon Boat Festival

The Half Moon Dragon Boat Festival is a fresh and exciting festival to promote community wellness and teamwork, and raise funds to support hospice services. Fifty-two teams will paddle sleek, Hong Kong-style dragon boats along a 250-meter…

Half Moon Lake
Whipple Street
Eau Claire

Age: All ages

7:30am-1pm Sat. Aug. 4

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. Aug. 4

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-3pm Sat. Aug. 4

Menomonie Airfest and Autorama

Menomonie Airfest & Autorama has a fly-in and pancake breakfast from; an auto, truck, and all-brand cycle show from; beer garden from, radar run from, and an aerobatic air show from. All day activities include kids corral, vendors, helicopter…

Menomonie Municipal Airport
1390 Indianhead Dr.
Menomonie

Cost: $5 admission, kids 12 and uder are FREE

Age: All Ages

8:15-9:15am Sat. Aug. 4

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

9:15am-2pm Sat. Aug. 4

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+

9:30-11am Sat. Aug. 4

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 Sat. Aug. 4

Get Up and Go! With Wisconsin Public Television

Children and their caregivers are invited to attend WPT's PBS Kids Get U and Go! This fun-filled, free event encourages children to live healthy and active lives and the importance of being good neighbors.  The event will feature…

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sat. Aug. 4

Horses 101: A Family Affair

Experience the horses and learn: To read the horse's language, how to care for a horse, Hands on opportunity to brush a horse, Tack & other gear, Tour of the farm, How horses reduce stress, and other hands on activities. Light refreshments.…

Equine Inspired Wellness, LLC
21837 108th Ave.
Cadott

Cost: $20/family or $10/individual

Age: Age 6+

10am-2pm Sat. Aug. 4

Oasis Community Picnic

Lots of family fun with pet adoption, food, refreshments, face painting and balloon twisting. Crafts for all ages including make a lantern (first 100 receive a free led tealight), rock painting, and a whirly gig spinner. Free will donation to…

Green Oasis Gardens
1403 122nd Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $3 per person; Ages 2 and under are free

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sat. Aug. 4

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 Sat. Aug. 4

National Beep Baseball Association World Series

The National Beep Baseball Association is a national volunteer organization that develops, promotes and encourages the ability of blind and visually impaired individuals to perform recreational and competitive athletic skills. The World…

Tournaments Held at Eau Claire Soccer Park and Eau Claire South Middle School
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to attend

Age: All Ages

11am-noon Sat. Aug. 4

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. Aug. 4

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. Aug. 4

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

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

Live Music: Riverboat Randy and Dockside Dave

Live music out at Jeremiah’s Bullfrog Fish Farm, featuring Riverboat Randy and Dockside Dave, with some Guitar, Vocals & Harmonica, you can expect some foot stompin' Blues and Ragtime from the 1920's & 1930's.

Jeremiah's Bullfrog Fish Farm
N1409 566th St
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-5pm Sat. Aug. 4

Live Music: Sage Leary

Guitarist/singer-songwriter Sage Leary has emerged as a powerful creative force on the music scene. A shining, young talent with a fresh new sound, he recorded his instrumental debut album Feel the Sound at the age of 14.

Autumn Harvest Winery
19947 Cty Hwy J
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

3pm Sat. Aug. 4

The Wizard of Oz

Come see 69 area kids and teens carry you away to the magical and "Merry Old Land of Oz". The performance is the culmination of Red Cedar Youth Stage's "Summer Stage" Theater Day Camp. Appropriate for all ages. Abbreviated version of the…

Cedarbrook Church
N6714 470th St.
Menomonie

Cost: $8/each or $5 for kids 12 & under (children 3 & under can sit on parent lap without a ticket.)

Age: All Ages

4-5:30pm Sat. Aug. 4

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. Aug. 4

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

5-7:30pm Sat. Aug. 4

Live Music: Jackson Taylor

Jackson Taylor is a singer/songwriter playing originals and covers. Live music, local art, food, wine, coffee, and dessert.

Vino Cappuccino
N5734 Hwy 12
Elk Mound

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Sat. Aug. 4

World Flute Society Evening Concert Series

A musical and cultural journey of inspiration and richly diverse music. Evening performances feature the following styles: Mayan/Aztec; Native American; World Flute Music; Northern Indian - Bansuri; Celtic; Shakuhachi with Gongtopia; Ancient…

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center
UW-Eau Claire
Eau Claire

Cost: $15 GA; Children under 10 free

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Aug. 4

The Wizard of Oz

Come see 69 area kids and teens carry you away to the magical and "Merry Old Land of Oz". The performance is the culmination of Red Cedar Youth Stage's "Summer Stage" Theater Day Camp. Appropriate for all ages. Abbreviated version of the…

Cedarbrook Church
N6714 470th St.
Menomonie

Cost: $8/each or $5 for kids 12 & under (children 3 & under can sit on parent lap without a ticket.)

Age: All Ages

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