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Sat. Mar. 30

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-3pm Sat. Mar. 30

Elk Mound Booster Club Annual Spring Craft Show

More than 120 crafters and vendors will fill the gymnasium and hallways. Free admission and free babysitting are always a part of these shows. Concessions are available. Proceeds go to support athletes in Elk Mound.

Elk Mound High School
405 University St
Elk Mound

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Sat. Mar. 30

Lambing Time at Govin's Farm

Hold lambs, chicks, goats and piglets. With 100's of babies due, you might even be able to witness a birth of a farm baby. This is a great opportunity to learn about the farm and experience the farm animals. There is also face painting and…

Govin's Farm
N6134 670TH ST
Menomonie

Cost: $7.75 + tax

9am-3pm Sat. Mar. 30

35th Annual Spring Craft Sale

The Chippewa Falls High School wrestling team will be hosting a Craft Fair 70+ vendors with many handmade/homemade items. There's something to buy for everyone on your list. Concessions and raffle baskets also available. Shop, have lunch, and…

Chippewa Falls High School
735 Terrill Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $1 Donation for entry

Age: All Ages

9am-noon Sat. Mar. 30

ACT Test Preparation

This holistic course provides a comprehensive review of the ACT test, but also focuses in on the specific subject matters that will be covered. Plus, this year they’ve added a section on overall test preparation based on feedback from past…

University Of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
105 Garfield Ave
Eau Claire

Cost: $199

10-10:30am Sat. Mar. 30

Pop Up Science: Mystery Sand

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 playing with mystery sand.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10am-2pm Sat. Mar. 30

Cardboard Construction

The Failsafe Lab will convert into a fort-building space, full of cardboard, MakeDo Kits and all of the necessary items to create some huge structures. Feel free to stop in anytime to join in the architectural fun.

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. Mar. 30

Pour Painting Easter Eggs

Bring the kids into Arts, etc and create/decorate a dozen regular plastic pour painted easter eggs and 1 large Egg. We have blocked off times every Friday and Saturday till Easter. Light snack and beverages. Online pre-registration required.

Arts, Etc.
930 Galloway Street, Banbury Place Building 13, Suite 27
Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

10am-2pm Sat. Mar. 30

Run for Hope

A run/walk lead by three students at Chi-Hi who wish to end the suicide epidemic in the Chippewa Valley. Through HOSA, a club for Future Health Professionals, we decided to use a community awareness project to help prevent suicide.

Chippewa Falls High School
735 Terrill Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25 for community members, $20 for Chi-Hi students

Age: All Ages

10:15am Sat. Mar. 30

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. Mar. 30

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

1-3pm Sat. Mar. 30

Pour Painting Easter Eggs

Bring the kids into Arts, etc and create/decorate a dozen regular plastic pour painted easter eggs and 1 large Egg. We have blocked off times every Friday and Saturday till Easter. Light snack and beverages. Online pre-registration required.

Arts, Etc.
930 Galloway Street, Banbury Place Building 13, Suite 27
Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Sat. Mar. 30

Try it Lab

Do you like to make and invent things? Join an afternoon of hands-on engineering fun inspired by Andrea Beatty’s Questioneers series.

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

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Mar. 30

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

2-3pm Sat. Mar. 30

Heirloom Seeds to Grow

Volunteer Master gardener Andy Heren will help you get growing heirloom seeds. Learn gardening tips and plant seeds to take home at this free workshop. Pre-registration is required by calling the library at 715-286-2070 to ensure enough…

Augusta Memorial Public Library
113 North Stone St
Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-6pm Sat. Mar. 30

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

7-9pm Sat. Mar. 30

MacDowell Male Chorus 85th Anniversary Tour

MacDowell Male Chorus singing their greatest hits over 85 years. Appleton-based chorus of 4 part male voices singing hymns, broadway, and classics. Beautiful sound from one of the few remaining all-men's choruses left in the country.

Paradise Shores
26364 CTH M
Holcombe

Cost: $15 tickets

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Mar. 30

Chippewa Figure Skating Club’s Spring Show

Chippewa Figure Skating Club’s annual Spring Show is the BIG event of the year. Over 50 families/coaches work together to create this fun family event.

Chippewa Area Ice Arena
839 First Ave.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: Adults $8, Student/Seniors $6

7:30-9pm Sat. Mar. 30

Chippewa Falls 1869: The Musical

The Wayward Players celebrate the 150th anniversary of Chippewa Falls's founding. There were daunting challenges to be met: a major flood, a massive log jam, a devastating downtown fire, and a logging war with a rival lumber company. The city…

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

Cost: Show Tickets: $15 adults, $14 seniors, $8 youth Dinner Show Tickets: $34 adults, $33 seniors, $27 youth

Age: All Ages