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Sun. Apr. 28

Springfest

Activities will include live music all weekend, Springfest 5k Fun Run, kubb tournament, family-friendly fun & activities, food & drinks, over 55 local vendors & exhibitors offering specials on everything spring & summer, and much more.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds
225 Edward St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: One Day $10, Three day $20

Age: All Ages

7am-1pm Sun. Apr. 28

31st Annual Association of Altoona Emergency Services Pancake Breakfast

Serving pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausages, hash browns, juice, milk and coffee. Free will donation for meal. Silent auction and raffles. Proceeds go toward the police K9 fund, patient lift devices, and rescue equipment.

Altoona Emergency Services Building
1904 Spooner Avenue
Altoona

Cost: Free Will Donation

Age: All Ages

8am-1pm Sun. Apr. 28

Chippewa County 4-H Horse Program and Educational Zoo

Support the Chippewa County 4-H Horse Program along with learning about the animals that will be at the Educational Zoo.

Old Hallie Town Hall
13136 30th Ave
Chippewa Falls

Cost: Adults $7 Kids 4-12 $4 under 4 Free

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sun. Apr. 28

9th Annual Clark County "Spring into the Arts" Tour

Features many of Clark County’s finest artists, guest artists and their creations - painters, potters, woodworkers, metal workers, jewelers, weavers, glass workers and much more.

Clark County WI

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30am-4pm Sun. Apr. 28

Scheels Outdoor Expo

Local Scheels experts and vendor representatives will be on site to show you the latest in camping, watersports, fishing, yard games, kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, GPS systems, fitness trackers and more. Also offering delicious food samples…

Scheels All Sports
4710 Golf Road
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-3pm Sun. Apr. 28

Hallie Fire Dept Charcoal Chicken Dinner

Annual charcoal chicken feed fundraiser with silent auction. Special this year: Ceremony at 1:30 of New Rescue Unit dedicated to Girl Scout Troop 2055.

Hallie Fire Station
13140 30th Av
Lake Hallie

Cost: $7-10

Age: All Ages

11am-3pm Sun. Apr. 28

2nd Annual Kite Festival

Enjoy an afternoon of kite flying on the driving range and don't forget to bring the dogs! Also, kites and food will be available for purchase in the Event Center. Guests are welcome to bring their own kites.

Tanglewood Greens
2200 Crestwood Dr.
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-2pm Sun. Apr. 28

Film: My So-Called Enemy

Follows several young women from Israel and the Occupied Territories who attend a youth camp in the US, and afterward, strive to maintain their friendships and work for peace despite imposing political obstacles. Director Lisa Gossels joins…

Davey J's Garage
930 Galloway Street, Suite 218
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

noon-2pm Sun. Apr. 28

The Friends of the Menomonie Public Library Spring Book Sale

Find thousands of books for sale in more than 40 categories. In addition, there will be a variety of music, movies, audiobooks, and more. Members-only presale on Thursday before the sale. Open to the Public beginning Friday at 10:00 am. All…

Menomonie Public Library
600 Wolske Bay Rd
Menomonie

Cost: Items cost vary

Age: All Ages

1:30-4pm Sun. Apr. 28

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

2-3:30pm Sun. Apr. 28

The Menomonie Singers: Easter Portion of Handel's Messiah

The choir will perform the Easter portion of the classic work, Messiah, by George Frideric Handel. Conducted by Amy Vogt. Accompanied on organ by Sean Vogt. This section of the Messiah is rarely performed.

Our Savior's Lutheran Church
910 9th St. E
Menomonie

Cost: Suggested Donation $10

2:30-3pm Sun. Apr. 28

Pop Up Play

Museum Playologists could pop up anywhere with a fun new challenge for you and your family to enjoy. Exercise your brains and bodies with a variety of action-packed activities.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

3-4pm Sun. Apr. 28

Introductory Dance: Ballet/Jazz

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

4-5:30pm Sun. Apr. 28

Haskell Small Piano Concert

Haskell Small's, world renowned pianist/composer, music has a contemplative nature seeking a spiritual quietude that approaches silence. He plays his own compositions and works by other composers that share his aesthetic. The one hour…

First Presbyterian Church
2112 Rudolph Road
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE; suggested donation: $10 Adult; $5 Student

Age: All Ages

4:15-5pm Sun. Apr. 28

Dance Mix

Gain strength and flexibility while learning new dance moves and having fun. Participants will move around plenty while exploring various dance styles and techniques through this introductory class.

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $40, Community $56

Age: Ages 3-4

4:30-6:30pm Sun. Apr. 28

Get Active Expo

At the Get Active Expo you will learn about regional opportunities to enjoy the outdoors from 30+ local organizations. Be inspired to get involved after a great selection of exhilarating films at the Banff Mountain Film Festival which is…

Pablo Center at the Confluence
120 Graham Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4:30-5:30pm Sun. Apr. 28

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+

5-5:30pm Sun. Apr. 28

Wild Words

The Chippewa Valley Writers Guild, in partnership with the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour, is proud to present “Wild Words”; three brief readings featuring original work from some of the region's most…

Pablo Center at the Confluence
120 Graham Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:15-7pm Sun. Apr. 28

Introductory Dance: Hip Hop

Come learn Hip Hop basics. No prior experience is required to enroll. Introducing children interested in dance to beginner technique in a relaxed class setting. This program is great for those looking to test the waters before joining a more…

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $56, Community $68

Age: Ages 5-8

7-10pm Sun. Apr. 28

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2019

Come celebrate the great outdoors. Screenings are all different from the December show and focus on high adrenaline action-packed films from some of the most spectacular locations worldwide.

Pablo Center at the Confluence
120 Graham Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: $19 GA, $10 for age 16 and younger, $4.75 for UWEC students

Age: All Ages