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Events

activites • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

7:30am-1pm Sat. Aug. 25

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-9:59pm Sat. Aug. 25

1st Annual Wissota Open

Lake Wissota Golf and Events will be hosting its 1st Annual Wissota Open. This two person team tournament will take place over 2 days. 1st place: $2000; 2nd place: $1000; 3rd Place: $500. Top gross individual wins $500.

Lake Wissota Golf Course
16108 97th Ave.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $250 per team

8am-1pm Sat. Aug. 25

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

9am-10:30pm Sat. Aug. 25

36th Annual Festival in the Pines

Friends and family can enjoy fun, food and shopping. 200+ vendors, two stages feature live music, family entertainment, plus games and rides for the kids. Each year non-profit organizations benefit from the success of this community event.

Carson Park
100 Carson Park Dr.
Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA; $4 seniors; children under 11 are FREE

9-10am Sat. Aug. 25

Free Park Yoga in Menomonie

Join Rachel Funk-Johnson to stretch, breath and allow your body the time that it deserves for restoration. All Ages & Levels are welcome. Bring your own yoga mat or beach towel and let's have fun.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Sat. Aug. 25

Dancing Poppies Craft Fair

The parking lot will be filled with Local Artisans. Great way to start your Christmas shopping early. Rain or shine event. Great deals throughout the Garden Center.

Green Oasis Gardens
1403 122nd Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-noon Sat. Aug. 25

Kids Are One In A Melon - Summer Event

Little Minds Matter is partnering with Thrivent Financial and Apple Pregnancy. Fun family activities, snacks & refreshments, and basket silent auctions. Please bring a baby item to donate to Apple Pregnancy.

Little Minds Matter
3085 Meadowlark Lane, Suite 10
Altoona

Cost: FREE

9am-noon Sat. Aug. 25

ACT Test Preparation

Taking the ACT is a big deal for college admission - but you don’t have to stress about it if you get yourself test-ready! We’ve got a full program that walks you through each exam section.

UW-Eau Claire Campus
105 Garfield Ave
Eau Claire

Cost: $199

9:30-11am Sat. Aug. 25

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. Aug. 25

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-4pm Sat. Aug. 25

18th Annual Downsville Day

Events include antique car show, Fritter the Clown (11am-2pm), parade (1pm) with cotton candy and slushies, meat raffle at (2-4pm), petting zoo, empty bowl event (paint a bowl to help feed the hungry). Pancake Breakfast (8-10am) at Museum.…

Downsville Community Museum
E4541 County Road C
Menomonie

10am-noon Sat. Aug. 25

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. Aug. 25

Saturday Morning Hullabaloo: The Bazillions

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. With years of indie-pop gigs under their belts, The Bazillions bring their music to the…

Phoenix Park
330 Riverfront Terrace
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

noon-3pm Sat. Aug. 25

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. 25

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

2-5pm Sat. Aug. 25

Live Music: Tim Fast

Live music on the patio with Tim Fast. Americana Folk. National touring, fingerstyle guitar picking, harmonica bending, award-winning singer-songwriter, and performer. Wine, cheese and snacks available for purchase, so come, relax and enjoy.

Autumn Harvest Winery
19947 Cty Hwy J
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

4-8pm Sat. Aug. 25

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

4:30-6:30pm Sat. Aug. 25

YMCA Summer Carnival

Celebrate a summer’s worth of fun with the YMCA. Open to families with children of all ages. Carnival style games, snacks, dancing, live music, and special entertainment.

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $7, Community $12

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Aug. 25

Live Music: Misadventures

Misadventures is back at the Plus along with friends from Brainwash, and Designed After Nothing along with locals Dissonant Mind.

The Venue
209 Graham Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: $5 cover, $3 with student Id

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Sat. Aug. 25

Pert Near Sandstone Live

Take old time music off the back porch, throw out the hillbilly reputation, and put it in the hands of a group of guys that like to work hard and play even harder. Pert Near Sandstone rejuvenates American string band music with raw energy;…

The Potter's Shed
260 Industrial Blvd
Shell Lake

Cost: $15, kids under 14 free

Age: All Ages

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