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Sat. Nov. 3

Giant Games Week

Celebrate International Games Week with GIANT games at the library. Try super-sized versions of Guess Who?, Jenga, Tic-Tac-Toe, and more. Games will be available in Youth Services after storytime during regular library hours.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room
400 Eau Claire St.
Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-12:30pm Sat. Nov. 3

Tidy Up the Town

This is a volunteer event through an organization ECLIPSE at the University. Volunteers will go around the community and help the elderly and veterans rake their leaves in preparation for winter. Coffee will be provided and all are welcome.…

UW Eau Claire Water Street Lot
101 Chippewa Street
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-2pm Sat. Nov. 3

2nd Annual St. John's Apartments Christmas Sale

Join the grannies at Sr. John's Apartments for our their annual Christmas Sale. Multi seller sale offerings fine art, quilting crafts Christmas decor, gift items home-baked goods & hot dogs for dollar.

St. John's Apartments
815 Chapin St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9-11am Sat. Nov. 3

If You Give a Child a Book

Themed off of author Laura Numeroff's children's books, this event promotes family literacy and learning-based family activities. Story room, book giveaways, snacks, and activities for children. The library will be there, so remember your…

Chippewa Valley Technical College
620 W. Clairemont Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Infants to age 8

9am-2pm Sat. Nov. 3

8th Annual Hillcrest PTO Craft and Vendor Show

Over 45 vendors, free chair massages, amazing raffle prizes, and a great concession, there will be something for everyone to enjoy. Door prizes to the first 50 customers with a $1 donation. Proceeds will be used to benefit the students,…

Hillcrest Elementary
1200 Miles Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $1 suggested donation

Age: All ages

9am-5pm Sat. Nov. 3

Annual Christmas Walk

This year's theme is “Chords of Harmony” and will feature tours through two local homes in addition to a barn converted into an event center. Visitors are also encouraged to stop at the church for complimentary refreshments while they…

Our Savior's United Methodist Church
210 East Eau Claire St.
Mondovi

Cost: $6

Age: 12 +

9am-3pm Sat. Nov. 3

A 5th Anniversary Celebration and Open House at The Center

Experience 20 minutes classes and demos throughout the day in Ayurveda, Zumba, Yoga, Reiki, Pottery, Soul Dance, Family Crafts, and more. Nutritious appetizers and free prize giveaways and samples. A special 5 year Celebration Toast at noon.

The Center
3701 E. Clairemont Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: A family event.

9am-3pm Sat. Nov. 3

Flynn Fall Market & Craft Sale

The Flynn Fall Market is a well loved craft & vendor sale. Shop a wide variety of merchandise. There will be concessions available and lots of awesome prize drawings. Hosted by the Flynn PTA for the funding of student events.

Flynn Elementary School
1430 Lee St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Sat. Nov. 3

4-H Cloverbud Day Camp

A fun day of learning and fun projects. Participate in a variety of projects from cooking, science, crafts, art, animals, and archery. Learn about all 4-H has to offer. Registration includes lunch, t-shirt, and supplies. Open to the public.

Eau Claire Sport Warehouse
2983 11th St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $20 Includes t-shirt, lunch and project supplies

Age: Kindergarten through third grade

10am-8pm Sat. Nov. 3

Make & Take Pop & Shop with Cari Raynae Jacobson

Let local artist Cari Raynae Jacobson brighten your day with her many wonderful handmade items including; mittens, wool pins, watercolor paintings, and greeting cards. Learn how to make your very own greeting cards and wool pins for a fun and…

Tangled Up in Hue
505 S. Barstow St., Suite B
Eau Claire

Age: All Ages

10-10:30am Sat. Nov. 3

Pop Up Science

Museum Playologists have several different fun and interactive science kits to break out with kids and explore all things STEAM-related.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire
220 S. Barstow St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE with Admission

10-10:30am Sat. Nov. 3

Pop Up Science: Filtered Light

Museum Playologists have several different fun and interactive science kits to break out with kids and explore all things STEAM-related.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire
220 S. Barstow St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE with admission

10am-4pm Sat. Nov. 3

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Choose from a wide variety of non-fiction, children's, adult fiction, & young adult books, as well as audio books, music CDs & DVDs. Adult paperbacks start at $1 & hardcovers start at $2. Children's & young adult paperbacks start at .25…

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library
400 Eau Claire St
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15am Sat. Nov. 3

Family Storytime

For ages two to six, but can be enjoyed by the entire family. All storytimes feature stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and movement. All are welcome and no registration is required.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room
400 Eau Claire Street
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30am-noon Sat. Nov. 3

Embroidery on Perforated Paper

Learn about the history of embroidery on perforated cardstock and reproduce a unique bookmark from the 1860s to give to a special someone. Enjoy tea and pastries in the dining room of a Victorian house, decorated for the holidays. Advance…

Schlegelmilch House Museum
517 S. Farwell St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $12/members of Chippewa Valley Museum; $17/non-members

Age: 9 through adult

10:30-11am Sat. Nov. 3

Story Time at Dotters Books

Join Dotters each Saturday morning for Story Time. Guest readers will share two picture books with kids of all ages. They'll have donuts from Roadside Bakery and fresh brewed coffee for you to enjoy (donations for treats are welcome, but not…

Dotters Books
1602 Hogeboom Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am Sat. Nov. 3

ECCT Presents: Henry and Ramona

Welcome to Klickitat Street, home of Henry Higgins, his faithful dog Ribsy, Ramona the Pest, and her long-suffering sister Beezus. All of Henry’s most memorable adventures, including riding to the dump in a bathtub and getting his first…

The Oxford
1814 Oxford Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $16 adults, $10 kids and students

11-11:45am Sat. Nov. 3

Toddler-Parent Movement Development Class

Help your toddler move through the developmental stages of movement and increase their capacity for learning, help them tire those bodies and use their creativity, and see your child in a new light! With BaredFeet, Co.

Anandaworks Wellness and Education Center
320 Putnam St Suite 123
EAU CLAIRE

Cost: Donations

Age: Ages 1-5 with adult

noon-8pm Sat. Nov. 3

Pre-Holiday Artisan Market

Shop from 40+ artisans and their creations and find the perfect something for everyone on your shopping list, or spoil yourself. Live music, coffee drinks and food will all be available.

Artisan Forge Studios
1106 Mondovi Road
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Sat. Nov. 3

Dancing with the Dawn

Enjoy rhythm, discovery, and explore Ed Abbey’s ideas about the wilderness inside and outside. Rhythm artworks show dancing and dawn and the idea of discovery is found in NASA’s current Dawn Mission to Ceres.

Galaudet Gallery
618 South Farwell Street
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

12:30pm Sat. Nov. 3

Paint your Pet

At this special class you will paint your pet. Send in a high quality image of the pet you would like to paint, and their artist will create a customized canvas for you to paint your pet. The day of the event, the artist will then walk you…

Cheers Pablo
2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A
Eau Claire

Cost: $49

Age: All Ages

1:30pm Sat. Nov. 3

ECCT Presents: Henry and Ramona

Welcome to Klickitat Street, home of Henry Higgins, his faithful dog Ribsy, Ramona the Pest, and her long-suffering sister Beezus. All of Henry’s most memorable adventures, including riding to the dump in a bathtub and getting his first…

The Oxford
1814 Oxford Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $16 adults, $10 kids and students

5-8pm Sat. Nov. 3

Parents' Night Out

Bring your child to the YMCA for Parents' Night Out, a new event where you can go enjoy a few hours to yourself while your kids are having a blast here. The YMCA provides dinner for the kids, games, crafts and a movie in the pool.

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $10 Member, $5 Additional Child, $15 Community, $8 Additional Child

Age: Ages 5-12

6-10pm Sat. Nov. 3

Showtime Championship Wrestling: Vendetta

Eau Claire native & cult favorite "The Dad Bod God" Nathan Sensation challenges Kal Creed for the Showtime Heavyweight Championship. The Final Battle of the big men as Devlin Kain collides with Heavy Metal Lore one last time to settle the…

Eagle's Club
2588 Hallie Rd.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: Front Row $15, General Admission $12, $2 Discount with Non Perishable Food Donation to Feed My People, Kids 6 & Under Free GA w/ Paid Adult

Age: All Ages

8pm Sat. Nov. 3

Live Music: Olive Sings

With a sound made for the back porch Olive Sings blends bluegrass, folk and blues to create a down home sound that is uniquely their own.

The Cabin
UWEC Davies Center
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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