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Sun. Mar. 17

The Pen Project Multi-Media Exhibit

Paintings, drawings, poetry and testimonies submitted to The Pen Project magazine will be on display during this month-long exhibit, showcasing the talent that lives inside America's correctional system.

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

Cost: FREE

Sun. Mar. 17

Chippewa Valley Watercolor Artists Celebrate 25 Years

The Chippewa Valley Watercolor Artists will be celebrating their 25th Annual Show at Beaver Creek Reserve. The exhibit will feature the work of more than 25 local artists.

Beaver Creek Reserve
S1 County Road K
Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

9am-4pm Sun. Mar. 17

Wisconsin Sport Show

Family event featuring over 150 outdoor businesses including: fishing, hunting, boats, ATVs, retail, dogs and kennels, conservation organizations and more. Fishing and hunting seminars, kids activities, thousands of dollars in prizes, free…

Chippewa Valley Expo Center
5150 Old Mill Plaza
Eau Claire

Cost: $7 Advance, $9 Door, 11 and younger free

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Sun. Mar. 17

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

1:30-4:30pm Sun. Mar. 17

The Paint Shack

Have fun painting on canvas, wood, bags, glasses and more. Made easy and fun as a trained instructor walks the class through the process. Check the website for more information on scheduled events and classes.

The Paint Shack
2524 Golf Road Suite 2c
Eau Claire

Cost: $10-40

Age: All Ages

1:30pm Sun. Mar. 17

ECCT Presents: Disney's Beauty and the Beast

Belle longs for adventure in the great wide somewhere, but she gets more than she bargained for when she discovers the enchanted castle in the woods. It’s a “tale as old as time” with all the enchanted characters and popular Disney…

Pablo Center at the Confluence
120 Graham Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: $10 for 12 and under; $14 Student (13+) w/student ID; $20 senior; $24 adults

1:30-4pm Sun. Mar. 17

LEGO Club

Join fellow LEGO fans each month for free building. They supply the LEGOs, you supply the imagination. No registration needed. A family drop-in program.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3-4pm Sun. Mar. 17

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 $56, Community $68

Age: Ages 5-8

6:15-7pm Sun. Mar. 17

Introductory Dance: Hip Hop

No prior experience is required to enroll. Introducing 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 $56, Community $68

Age: Ages 5-8