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7am-9pm Sun. Dec. 2

Christmas Village

Irvine Park Christmas Village will be open from dawn to dusk. The display will include more than 100,000 Christmas lights and over 100 life-size Christmas scenes that replicate the Victorian era and the city's early history. The park becomes…

Irvine Park
Bridgewater Avenue
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

9am-4pm Sun. Dec. 2

Snacktime Sundays

Enjoy complimentary hot cider and cocoa and cookies all afternoon.

The Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters
205 N. Dewey St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

10am-6pm Sun. Dec. 2

Tinsel and Tidings

Family Fun Event with Santa present, cookie decorating, live music, as well as wonderfully decorated Christmas Trees from local businesses raffeled off at the end of this event. Toy donation drive.

Metropolis Resort
5150 Fairview Drive
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-6pm Sun. Dec. 2

Benefit for Alyssia Bowe & Family

In loving memory of Cade Beaudette. Proceeds will go to his mother, Alyssia Bowe, and family. There will be an all-you-can-eat pizza and broasted chicken buffet, door prizes, raffles, and more.

West Hill Bar & Grill
250 W. Elm St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $15 for adults, $5 for kids

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Sun. Dec. 2

Stars in a New Constellation Art Exhibit

Reaching as far out as we can go, Stars in a New Constellation has on display star inspired art with astronomical art, meditational art, seasonal art, jewelry art--with a good dose of Holiday cheer.

Galaudet Gallery LLC
618 South Farwell
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-6pm Sun. Dec. 2

Pictures with Santa

Taking photos with Santa is the perfect way to create lasting memories for the holidays. Skip the line and make reservations online, and save $5 on your photo package. Packages are prices $35-45 for professional videos, photos, and digital…

Santa's Workshop at Oakwood Mall
4800 Golf Road
Eau Claire

Cost: Pricing packages online

1:30pm Sun. Dec. 2

North High School Theatre presents "The Drowning Girls"

North High School Theatre presents "The Drowning Girls!" Three women rise from watery graves to prosecute their murderer in this morbidly funny play, based on the true story of one of England's most notorious serial murderers.

Eau Claire North High School
1801 Piedmont Rd.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE for MHS/NHS students with ID, $7 general public

1:30-3pm Sun. Dec. 2


Join fellow LEGO fans each month for free building and challenge yourself to a monthly themed build. No registration needed. A family drop-in program.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2pm Sun. Dec. 2

Best Christmas Pageant Ever

In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids - probably the most inventively awful kids in history. You won't believe the mayhem - and the fun - when the…

Regis High School
2100 Fenwick Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: All seats $10

Age: All Ages

2pm Sun. Dec. 2

Claymation Classics: Frosty the Snowman

Bring your family to enjoy these holiday claymation classics on the big screen in the Volume One Gallery/theater inside The Local Store.

The Volume One Gallery
Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

2-3:30pm Sun. Dec. 2

Northwinds British Brass Band “Holiday Concert”

Features festive and joyous music of the season. British brass bands are generally a 25-piece line up of cornets, euphoniums, baritone horns, trombones, tubas, and flugelhorns.

The Heyde Center for the Arts
3 South High St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: Adults $ 9, Seniors $8, Youth (under 18) are FREE

Age: All Ages

3-4pm Sun. Dec. 2

Introductory Dance: Ballet/Jazz

No prior experience is required to enroll. Introduce children interested in ballet and jazz to 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

4:30-5:30pm Sun. Dec. 2

Zumba with Z.Vida Fitness

A Zumba dance party class hosted by Z. Vida Fitness. Bring some flat-soled shoes, a water bottle, and a sweat towel if needed and plan to have a great time moving and grooving to hit music from all around the world.

The Center
3701 E. Clairemont Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $6 drop-in, $25 for 5-class card, $35 unlimited month

Age: 7+