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Fri. Dec. 28

Winter Games Week: Scavenger Hunt

Come to the library and try your luck at our special library-wide scavenger hunt for kids.

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

Fri. Dec. 28

Brad Peterson 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

YMCA will host the Brad Peterson Memorial 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament. All teams are guaranteed three games. Boys: Thursday, December 27. Girls: Friday, December 28.

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $60 per team

7am-9pm Fri. Dec. 28

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

8:30-9:30am Fri. Dec. 28

Open Freestyle Skate

Open figure skating time for all ages. All skaters must pay admission, including coaches.

Hobbs Ice Arena
915 Menomonie St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $8/session or $16 for both sessions OR City Pass (2 punches/session)

9-11:30am Fri. Dec. 28

Family Fun Zone

Children and parents enjoy open play on the large turf field filled with numerous toys, games, sports equipment, inflatables, and dress up clothes. Organized activities are also offered at different times each morning which children may…

YMCA Sports Center
3456 Craig Road
Eau Claire

Cost: $3 member; $5 community

Age: Ages 0-6

9:30-10:30am Fri. Dec. 28

Open Freestyle Skate

Open figure skating time for all ages. All skaters must pay admission, including coaches.

Hobbs Ice Arena
915 Menomonie St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $8/session or $16 for both sessions OR City Pass (2 punches/session)

11am-1pm Fri. Dec. 28

School's Out Open Skating

Head to the Hobbs Ice Center for skating when school's out.

Hobbs Ice Arena
915 Menomonie St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $4/session or $8 for both sessions OR City Pass (1 punch/session)

noon-8pm Fri. Dec. 28

Choix Fleurs Art Exhibit

Continuing the exploration of choice flowers is the art show Choix Fleurs following the wonder of last year’s roses into the gardens of many different types of flowers.

Galaudet Gallery LLC
618 South Farwell
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Fri. Dec. 28

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

1-3pm Fri. Dec. 28

Winter Games Week: Nintendo Switch Open Play

Drop in and try out a Nintendo Switch gaming system, featuring Mario Kart 8. First come, first served.

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

1:15-3:15pm Fri. Dec. 28

School's Out Open Skating

Head to the Hobbs Ice Center for skating when school's out.

Hobbs Ice Arena
915 Menomonie St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $4/session or $8 for both sessions OR City Pass (1 punch/session)

5-9pm Fri. Dec. 28

Friday Family Night

Open to all families, kids and their friends every Friday night. Activities include basketball, volleyball, soccer, inflatables, movies, free popcorn, and special entertainment. Check the movie schedule online.

YMCA Sports Center
3456 Craig Road
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $3, Community $5