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Events

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Sun. Aug. 5

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

7am-5pm Sun. Aug. 5

44th Annual Indianhead Swap Meet and Car Show

Attracts over 700 show vehicles, over 150 vendors, and about 8000 attendees.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds
225 Edward St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 person general admission

Age: All Ages

8am Sun. Aug. 5

Camp Wabi

This partnership with Mayo Clinic Health System incorporates healthy living into the traditional camp experience and supports youth with obesity. Although some campers are nervous coming in, they often report it as the highlight of their…

Camp Manitou
27960 137th Street
New Auburn

10am-noon Sun. Aug. 5

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

noon-4pm Sun. Aug. 5

Butterfly Festival

Half-hour mini-seminars will run periodically throughout the Festival and will provide information on Wisconsin butterflies, raising your own butterflies, butterfly gardening, and other topics! There will be guided tours of the butterfly…

Beaver Creek Reserve
S1 County Road K
Fall Creek

Cost: Friends: Adult $4, Child $2 Nonmembers: Adult $5, Child $3; Day of +$1

Age: All Ages

noon-5pm Sun. Aug. 5

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

noon-8pm Sun. Aug. 5

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

1pm Sun. Aug. 5

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

1:30-4:30pm Sun. Aug. 5

Live Music: Eggplant Heroes

Featuring Eggplant Heroes, including Duffy Duyfhuizen, Joel Pace, Olaf Lind, Max Garland, Lucas K. Fischer, Caleb Horne, and Dan Zerr. Blending multi-part harmonies with guitar, trumpet, violin, mandolin, and bass, they present an eclectic…

Jeremiah's Bullfrog Fish Farm
N1409 566th St
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3pm Sun. Aug. 5

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

3-6pm Sun. Aug. 5

Live Music: Jeff White

Blending warm tones, reverbs, delays & vibrato, Jeff White sings of love, loss & lust with an Americana vibe, channeling melancholy country/western & dark folk music reflecting the wide emotional spirit of human nature. Dramatic ballads,…

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill
50819 West St.
Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages with parent/guardian

3-7pm Sun. Aug. 5

Live Music: Transistor Radio

Transistor Radio was born at The Stone's Throw in Eau Claire Wisconsin. It was the brainchild of lead guitar player Chris Connell to bring back the sounds of the 70s played on the Transistor Radio.

Pioneer Grill & Saloon
E5699 Cty. Hwy. D
Menomonie

6:30-8:30pm Sun. Aug. 5

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

7-8pm Sun. Aug. 5

CBD Infused Aerial Yoga

Enjoy a relaxing aerial hammock yoga class and sample (very legal) Blue Ridge Hemp CBD all-natural, vegan, non gmo topical essential oils. 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

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