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Events

activites • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

7am-10pm Sat. Feb. 2

Winterfest Show Choir Competition

Talented high school choir students will take you on a journey of song and dance as they compete for awards like Best Vocals, Best Choreography and Grand Champion. 20+ choirs from Wisconsin and Minnesota will be competing with exhibition…

Memorial High School
2225 Keith St.
Eau Claire

Cost: Contact for admission

Age: All Ages

8:30am-noon Sat. Feb. 2

Artology

Spruce up your child’s Saturdays. See your child's creative side come alive through art. This 8-week program covers a variety of techniques that are good for learners of all levels.

Haas Fine Arts Center
121 Water St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $99

Age: Ages 5-13

9am-1pm Sat. Feb. 2

The Great Doughnut Pop Up Event

Northbound Supply hosts Minneapolis based doughnut masters Bogart's Doughnuts for the Great Doughnut Pop Up Event. Stop in for some amazing doughnuts and fantastic coffee drinks.

Northbound Supply Co
215 North Barstow St
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Sat. Feb. 2

Eau Claire Area Gun Show

Buy Sell and Trade firearms, ammo, optics, knives, military and hunting items and more.

Best Western PLUS Eau Claire Conference Center
3340 Mondovi Road
Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA, age 14 and under free

Age: All Ages

9am-noon Sat. Feb. 2

ACT Test Preparation

Help your student ease their worries and get better prepared by signing them up for an ACT prep course. This holistic course provides a comprehensive review of the ACT test, but also focuses in on the specific subject matters that will be…

UW Eau Claire Campus
105 Garfield Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: $199

10-10:30am Sat. Feb. 2

Pop Up Science: Gravity Fail

Museum Playologists have several different fun and interactive science kits to break out with kids and explore all things STEAM-related. This week's activity is learning about a gravity fail.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sat. Feb. 2

Centershot Youth Archery

No prior archery experience is needed and bows are supplied. If you have your own bow, you are encouraged to bring it.

Chippewa Valley Bible Church
531 East South Avenue
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 10+

10:15am Sat. Feb. 2

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.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30-11am Sat. Feb. 2

Story Time at Dotters Books

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 necessary).

Dotters Books
1602 Hogeboom Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-4pm Sat. Feb. 2

Come and Slide With Us

Enjoy an afternoon of supervised sledding, accompanied with a roaring fire, music, and a cup of hot chocolate. For more information call Eau Claire Parks and Recreation.

Pinehurst Park
3523 Delbert Road
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-3pm Sat. Feb. 2

Jack Frost Fest

Enjoy a winter day with family at the Jack Frost Festival held at Spooner City Park and Downtown Spooner. Frosty fun includes a Hockey Tournament, Fat Bike Demonstrations, Turkey Bowling, Rib & Chili Contest, Bonfires & S'mores Bar, Minnow…

Near Tony's Riverside, on the Yellow River Flowage
Spooner

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Sat. Feb. 2

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

1-2pm Sat. Feb. 2

Elephant & Piggie Party and After Party

A splendiferous party for the beloved book characters, Elephant and Piggie. Storytime, games, and crafts for your enjoyment during the party on Saturday, 1-2pm. Can't make it to the main event? Come to the after party from 2-4pm or 1-4pm on…

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Sat. Feb. 2

ACT Test Preparation

Help your student ease their worries and get better prepared by signing them up for an ACT prep course. This holistic course provides a comprehensive review of the ACT test, but also focuses in on the specific subject matters that will be…

UW Eau Claire Campus
105 Garfield Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: $199

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Feb. 2

Paint and Draw with Schaefer-Miles

Paint and Draw with Schaefer/Miles. Beginners to Advanced. With or without your own supplies. Learn techniques and mediums while creating in your own style. Take one class or many.

Artisan Forge Studios
1106 Mondovi Road
Eau Claire

Cost: $40

Age: Student and Adult

2-4pm Sat. Feb. 2

Elephant & Piggie Party and After Party

A splendiferous party for the beloved book characters, Elephant and Piggie. Storytime, games, and crafts for your enjoyment during the party on Saturday, 1-2pm. Can't make it to the main event? Come to the after party from 2-4pm or 1-4pm on…

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2:30-3pm Sat. Feb. 2

Pop Up Play

Museum Playologists could pop up anywhere with a fun new challenge for you and your family to enjoy.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

5-8pm Sat. Feb. 2

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

7-9pm Sat. Feb. 2

The High 48's Bluegrass Band

They’re a band with one foot in tradition and the other in the world of music today, and one of the very few who can find an overlooked bluegrass classic in a song by M. Ward or the Clash then throw down hard on a standard by Bill Monroe.

Widespot Performing Arts Center
N2030 Spring St.
Stockholm

Cost: $15 Reserved, $18 At the Door (only until sold out)

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Sat. Feb. 2

Thoroughly Modern Millie

A small town girl arrives in New York in the age of flappers and speakeasies looking for a job that might lead to matrimony. The music swings and the laughs are plentiful. A cast of 40 students lights up the stage accompanied by a jazzy…

McDonell Area Catholic High School
1316 Bel Air Blvd.
Chippewa Falls

Age: Adults $12, Students $6