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Events

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9-11:30am Fri. May. 31

Family Fun Zone

Children and parents enjoy open play on the large turf field filled with numerous toys, games, sports equipment, inflatables, and dress up clothes. Organized activities are also offered at different times each morning which children may…

YMCA Sports Center
3456 Craig Road
Eau Claire

Cost: $3 member; $5 community

Age: Ages 0-6

9:30-11am Fri. May. 31

4K Space Camp

Travel the galaxy in this 5-week camp for 4K kids! Put on your space helmets, enjoy planetarium shows and come back to Earth with a whole new appreciation for the night sky. Camp includes 5 sessions beginning Friday, May 3. Choose between the…

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

Cost: $50 members/$60 non-members

Age: 4K

10-10:30am Fri. May. 31

Parachute Games

Kiddos ages three and up will love jumping, moving, dancing, grooving and all sorts of games with the giant.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11-11:30am Fri. May. 31

Planetarium Show: Sky Stories

Head to the inflatable Planetarium for an outta this world show. Visitors will explore the many constellations in our night sky. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside the…

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11:30am-noon Fri. May. 31

Planetarium Show: Sky Stories

Head to the inflatable Planetarium for an outta this world show. Visitors will explore the many constellations in our night sky. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside the…

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Fri. May. 31

Naked Flowers: Poetry Revealed

See inside X-Rayed Flowers; read a Poem Flower; enjoy abstracted and Americana flowers along with other floral inspired sights during their spring show.

Galaudet Gallery LLC
618 South Farwell
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3:30-5pm Fri. May. 31

4K Space Camp

Travel the galaxy in this 5-week camp for 4K kids! Put on your space helmets, enjoy planetarium shows and come back to Earth with a whole new appreciation for the night sky. Camp includes 5 sessions beginning Friday, May 3. Choose between the…

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

Cost: $50 members/$60 non-members

Age: 4K

4-9pm Fri. May. 31

Together Farms Burger Nights

Explore the grounds of Together Farms while eating gourmet burgers made from 100% grassfed beef. Serving beverages like beer & wine and other goodies. Gluten-Free and vegetarian options available. Relax by the bonfire, explore the hiking…

Together Farms
W93 Norden Rd
Mondovi

Cost: $8-15

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Fri. May. 31

Blaine & Leah Howard at Together Farms Burger Nights

Blaine and Leah play thoughtful acoustic music with lots of harmonies and achy-pretty melodies. Burgers are made on the farm using 100% grass-fed beef. BYO chairs, tables, and blankets. Sides, beer, wine, and GF & vegetarian options.

Together Farms
W93 Norden Rd
Mondovi

Cost: Food priced at $10-25

6-9pm Fri. May. 31

5th annual Chippewa Valley Nature Festival

The Nature presents numerous opportunities to learn about and experience the natural world around us. There are both indoor presentations and several field opportunities by foot or canoe/kayak.

UW-Stout Sorenson Hall and surrounding Chippewa Valley
712 Broadway St South
Menomonie

Cost: Earlybird for all weekend events is $25, children attend free with paid adult, some field trips have additional fees

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Fri. May. 31

Thorp Dairy Days

Carnival, food vendors, youth baseball tournament, truck pull, music, a Sunday parade (starts at noon), polka music. Free admission all 3 days.

Northside Park
North Washington Street and West Park Street
Thorp

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8:30pm Fri. May. 31

Meditation for a Healthy Mind & Body

The foundation for cultivating a peaceful mind through meditation is a flexible body. Buddhist Meditation Master, Khenpo Karma Tenkyong will kick off the weekend retreat with a talk about how yoga and meditation can enhance body and mind.

Ridgeland Area Community Center
200 Diamond Street
Ridgeland

Cost: $10 suggested donation

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. May. 31

Live Music: Two Frets Up

Live music out at Jeremiah’s Bullfrog Fish Farm, featuring Two Frets Up, a Duo that plays a wide variety of music from Country, Country Rock, Trop Rock, Bluegrass, Rock and Oldies.

Acoustic Cafe - Eau Claire
505 S. Barstow St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. May. 31

Eau Claire Cavaliers Baseball

See a hometown baseball game with the Eau Claire Cavaliers baseball team. Their primary location is Carson Park Stadium, but check their website for information and update about upcoming games.

Carson Park
100 Carson Park Dr.
Eau Claire

Cost: $5 adults; $1 students 18 & under; children 5 & under FREE; season ticket options available

Age: All ages

7:30-9:30pm Fri. May. 31

Cathy Reitz & 7Swing and Sundae and Mr. Goessl

An evening of Swing Music in the beautiful Mabel Tainter Theater with vintage jazz duo, based out of Seattle, "Sundae and Mr. Goessl" and "Cathy Reitz & 7Swing", Best Jazz Band finalist in Volume One's Best of the Chippewa Valley - 2018 and…

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts
205 Main St. E
Menomonie

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages