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7am-9pm Sun. Dec. 30

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

noon-4pm Sun. Dec. 30

Dragons of the North Lantern Workshop: Light Up Eau Claire

Pablo Center at the Confluence and Visit Eau Claire will host this family-friendly lantern making workshops for artists of all ages. This year the parade lanterns for Light Up Eau Claire will be bigger and better than ever; in addition to the…

Pablo Center at the Confluence
120 Graham Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

noon-8pm Sun. Dec. 30

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

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

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+

5-9pm Sun. Dec. 30

Royal Credit Union New Year's Event

Enjoy live DJ entertainment form Party Hits, fun games, prizes, inflatables, limo rides from Cody Limousines, face painting by Radiant Elf, and a HUGE balloon drop at 8:30pm.

YMCA Sports Center
3456 Craig Road
Eau Claire

Cost: $5 (cash only)

Age: All Ages