Your guide to family events, stories and news in Western Wisconsin.

Events

activites • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

Sat. Sep. 1

Harvest Moon Fall Tour

A self-guided tour, exploring the countryside and communities in Clark County. Follow the signs and explore any time. Pumpkin farms, corn mazes, greenhouses, specialty shops, cheese & meat shops, art studios, and honey & maple syrup shops.

Clark County

7:30am Sat. Sep. 1

36th Annual WIN Buckshot Run for Special Olympics - Saturday

A 2 and 5 mile run/walk in and around beautiful Carson Park and downtown Eau Claire is ranked one of the top 10 races in Wisconsin. Check in begins at 7:30 AM, the 5 mile starts at 9 AM the 2 mile starts at 10:30 a.m., the Kids’ Fun Run…

Carson Park
100 Carson Park Dr.
Eau Claire

Cost: $20-$35

Age: All Ages

7:30am-1pm Sat. Sep. 1

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. Sep. 1

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

9-10am Sat. Sep. 1

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-noon Sat. Sep. 1

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

10am-noon Sat. Sep. 1

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-4pm Sat. Sep. 1

52nd Annual Buttercup Whitewater Slalom Race - Chippewa River

Class II whitewater slalom race. A citizen level race that draws competitors from across the United States and as well as abroad. Great spectator viewing from the foot bridge that crosses over the coarse or from the shore line.

Old Hwy 178 Bridge
Hwy 178 North
Jim Falls

noon-8pm Sat. Sep. 1

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

4-8pm Sat. Sep. 1

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. Sep. 1

Live Music: Jim Miller

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

Vino Cappuccino
N5734 Hwy 12
Elk Mound

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Sat. Sep. 1

Jason Chaffee - Album Release

Jason Chaffee, from Minneapolis, writes ambient and catchy pop-rock with great driving melodies and an emotionally charged sound palate. In promotional support of an album release “Carry Me,” Chaffee is joined by a seasoned line…

The Potters Shed
260 Industrial Blvd
Shell Lake

Cost: $5

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