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Sun. Jun. 2

Eau Claire Triathlon

Includes a swim in Halfmoon Lake, a bike ride through the rolling hills of western Wisconsin countryside, and a run through historic Carson Park. Kids age 7-14 can participate in Saturday's Eau Claire Kids Triathlon. Proceeds benefit Friends…

Halfmoon Park
Randall Street
Eau Claire

Cost: Registration fee information available online

Age: Adults/15+ and Ages 7-14

7-11am Sun. Jun. 2

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

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

Age: All Ages

8am Sun. Jun. 2

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sun. Jun. 2

Himalayan Yoga and Meditation

Buddhist Meditation Master, Khenpo Karma Tenkyong, will offer lessons on Himalayan yoga movements and breathing techniques to prepare our bodies for meditation through stimulating our nervous and circulatory systems, and improving our…

Ridgeland Area Community Center
200 Diamond Streen

Cost: $30/day $60/entire weekend

Age: All Ages

11am-5pm Sun. Jun. 2

Taste of the Valley

Phoenix Park will be transformed into a festival grounds celebrating the culinary arts and showcasing the fine restaurants in the area. Families can spend the day at the park trying out many great tastes while enjoying musical entertainment.…

Phoenix Park
330 Riverfront Terrace
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE admission; $1 per food/drink ticket

Age: All Ages

11am-1pm Sun. Jun. 2

3rd Annual Pie and Ice Cream Social

Enjoy some delicious homemade pie (topped off with a scoop of ice cream) and a hot cup of coffee. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Christ Church Cathedral Non-Food Pantry to purchase supplies for pantry guests.

Christ Church Cathedral
510 S. Farwell St.
Eau Claire

noon-5pm Sun. Jun. 2

Carson Park Train Rides

Enjoy a scenic, half-mile train ride located in Eau Claire's premier Carson Park presented by the Chippewa Valley Railroad Association. A coal-fired steam engine pulls one train, a G-16 gasoline powered-streamliner pulls the other.

Carson Park
100 Carson Park Dr.
Eau Claire

Cost: Under 2 years old FREE, ages 2-12 $2, ages 12+ $3

noon-8pm Sun. Jun. 2

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

12:30pm Sun. Jun. 2

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

1:30-4:30pm Sun. Jun. 2

Live Music at the Fish Farm: Rock Creek Song Dogs

Rock Creek Song Dogs perform folk, Americana, bluegrass and country tunes with vocals, banjo, bass, and guitar.

Jeremiah's Bullfrog Fish Farm
N1409 566th St

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-4pm Sun. Jun. 2

Amp Quiz Trivia at The Lakely

Free to play, teams of any size, prizes for top three teams. Get a free answer online and visit 'Amp Quiz Trivia - Wisconsin' on Facebook for a picture hint.

The Lakely
516 Galloway St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

4pm Sun. Jun. 2

Hands of Peace: Safe

Children present arts projects (dance, drama, poetry, music, and visual art) on Peace. This year the topic of SAFE. Free performance for the community.

Eau Claire North High School
1801 Piedmont Rd.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Sun. Jun. 2

Ski Sprites Water Ski Show

A Wisconsin tradition, everyone should spend at least one night at the beach, watching the Ski Sprites perform on the water. Concessions available.

Lake Altoona County Beach
604 Beach Rd.

Cost: FREE event admission, but a $5/car Eau Claire county parking permit is required

Age: All ages

7-9pm Sun. Jun. 2

Goin' Coastal Live-Audience Radio Show

The quirky cast will once again beguile you with the stories and adventures of life in a small town on a mighty river. Special guest local author Gary Porter (Town Kid) joins the show and the Musical Guest is the incredibly talented Reed…

Widespot Performing Arts Center
N2030 Spring St.

Cost: $15 Adult, $10 Child (5-18)

Age: All Ages