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8am-5:59pm Sun. Aug. 26

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

9am-4pm Sun. Aug. 26

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

10:30am-1:30pm Sun. Aug. 26

Fall Festival at St. Raymond's

Charcoal chicken dinner from 10:30am-1:30pm. Raffle drawing at 3pm. Variety Show at 1pm. Silent auction, country store, themed baskets, beer tent, and more.

St. Raymond's Catholic Church
10455 E. Mallard Road
Fall Creek

noon-5pm Sun. Aug. 26

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. 26

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. 26

Dance Company Performance at Owen Park

Live musicians and locally made music, guest dancers, interactive components. Experience the capacity of the human body, the communicative power of dance, and entertainment. Fund-raiser for the non-profit's wellness and arts programs.

Owen Park Bandshell
1st Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-4:30pm Sun. Aug. 26

Live Music: Larry Past

A singer songwriter performing melodic, vocal oriented folk/rock/Americana music featuring select covers and originals from The Calling CD and his LP3 EP. Covers classic artists like The Beatles, Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones and Paul Simon,…

Jeremiah's Bullfrog Fish Farm
N1409 566th St

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-6pm Sun. Aug. 26

Husky Hustle 5k Trail Run/Walk

The EC North HS Husky Hustle is a 5K Fun Run/Walk hosted by North HS Athletics Strength & Conditioning, NHS Cross Country, and NHS Track and Field.

Eau Claire City Wells
2711 River View Drive
Eau Claire

Cost: $20 for early Bird Registration $10 for all participants under the age of 18

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Sun. Aug. 26

Ski Sprites Water Ski Show

A Wisconsin tradition, everyone should spend at least one night at the beach, watching the Ski Sprites perform on the water. Concessions available.

Lake Altoona County Beach
604 Beach Rd.

Cost: FREE event admission, but a $5/car Eau Claire county parking permit is required

Age: All ages

7-8pm Sun. Aug. 26

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