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Sun. Sep. 16

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

8-11:30am Sun. Sep. 16

French Toast & Pancake Breakfast

You’re invited to enjoy a delicious Breakfast with French Toast, Pancakes, Sausages, Coffee, Juice, and Milk. Grab the kids and enjoy a great breakfast with fellowship. Every third Sunday except December.

Lake Street United Methodist Church
Corner of Lake Street & Fourth Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: $5.50, Kids & Students FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-6pm Sun. Sep. 16

Valley Pasture Farm - Fall Pumpkin Festival

Celebrate fall with pumpkin picking, a hay maze, corn maze, lawn games, and mini-golf course. Food stands with produce available.

Valley Pasture Farm
E7631 N County Road E
Elk Mound

Cost: $8.50/person, Age 2 and under FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Sun. Sep. 16

Pick & Picnic Days

A weekend celebration at Niblett's Apple Shed, featuring apple picking, apple launching, wagon rides, mini golf, bouncy house, face painting and other activities for the kids, plus product sampling and concessions.

Niblett's Apple Shed
18027 Cty Hwy OO
Chippewa Falls

11am-4pm Sun. Sep. 16

16th Annual Chippewa Falls Oktoberfest

Dust off your dirndls and lederhosen. Each year, over 14,000 people come out to the Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds to enjoy a weekend of live music, family-friendly entertainment and an array of authentic German cuisine.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds
225 Edward St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $9 per day, $16 for weekend

Age: All Ages

2-3pm Sun. Sep. 16

Saxophone and Flute “Different Worlds” Concert

Enjoy an exploration of traditional music from across the globe with saxophonist Alastair Wright and flutist Brian Allred in Galaudet Gallery’s Tower Room.

Galaudet Gallery LLC
618 South Farwell
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2pm Sun. Sep. 16

Kids of Steel Triathlon

Each athlete will swim in the Y pool, run to Owen Park, and bike on the Chippewa River Trail. All distances are determined by age. Parents are allowed to run alongside their athlete or wait at the finish line to cheer. All participants will…

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $20, Community $25

5pm Sun. Sep. 16

St. Mary's Fall Festival

St. Mary's Fall Festival features food, beer tent, raffles, silent auction, games, dunk tank, and country store.

St. Mary's Catholic Church
1812 Lynn Avenue
Altoona

Cost: FREE

6:15-7pm Sun. Sep. 16

Introductory Dance: Hip Hop

No prior experience is required to enroll. Introduce children interested in hip-hop dance beginner technique in a relaxed class setting. This program is great for those looking to test the waters before joining a more advanced studio.

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $42, Community $52

Age: Ages 5-8

7pm Sun. Sep. 16

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.

Moonrise Aerials Studio
800 Wisconsin Street; Banbury Place Building 13, Room 112
Eau Claire

Cost: $20

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