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Events

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7:30am-1pm Wed. Jun. 5

Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market

Seasonal, locally grown vegetables and fruits, plus baked goods, dairy products, meat, honey, maple syrup, flowers, and more.

Phoenix Park
330 Riverfront Terrace
Eau Claire

Age: All ages

9:30-10:15am Wed. Jun. 5

Babies Make Music - Spring Course

Learn rhymes, floor and lap games, action songs and dances that stimulate your child’s natural response to music. Classes include a variety of instruments, puppets, and props to enrich the experience. FREE preview class for any new student.…

Eau Claire Music School
1620 Ohm Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: $120 (10 weeks)

Age: 3 months to walking

10am-noon Wed. Jun. 5

Dabble Box Makerspace Lab

Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather craft, make music, create art or play games, the Dabble Box makerspace has something for you. Self-guided exploration with staff on hand to answer questions.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, The Dabble Box
400 Eau Claire St
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Wed. Jun. 5

Menomonie Farmers Market

Features local produce, meats, breads, berries, herbs, desserts and baked goods, spices, handcrafted items, arts & crafts. Kids activities, hot lunches, and music performances.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op
814 Main St. East
Menomonie

Age: All Ages

10:30-11am Wed. Jun. 5

Super Small Science

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments.

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

Cost: Free with membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11-11:30am Wed. Jun. 5

Get Up & Go

Designed to keep your kiddos moving, these fun and physical games teach teamwork and skills that can carry home to your own backyard.

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

Cost: Free with membership or admission

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Wed. Jun. 5

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

2-3:30pm Wed. Jun. 5

Chippewa Falls 1869: The Musical Video Showing

Enjoy the historical musical comedy on the Heyde Center's big screen, seated at a table with popcorn and beverage in hand. Presented as part of the year-long Chippewa Falls Sesquicentennial celebration.

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

Cost: FREE will donation

Age: All Ages

2:30-3pm Wed. Jun. 5

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

3-5pm Wed. Jun. 5

Family Lab

Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather craft, make music, create art or play games, the Dabble Box makerspace has something for you. Self-guided exploration with staff on hand to answer questions in this open lab…

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, The Dabble Box
400 Eau Claire St
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3:30-4pm Wed. Jun. 5

Planetarium Show: Sky Stories

An outta this world show! Visitors will explore the many constellations in the night sky. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for just 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside the Failsafe Lab 30 minutes prior to the start…

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

4-4:30pm Wed. Jun. 5

Planetarium Show: Sky Stories

An outta this world show! Visitors will explore the many constellations in the night sky. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for just 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside the Failsafe Lab 30 minutes prior to the start…

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

5-6:30pm Wed. Jun. 5

Free Youth Soccer Clinics - Eau Claire United Soccer Club

Licensed soccer coaches will lead the players in fun soccer games designed to develop individual player soccer skills. 5-6 years old will be from 5-5:40pm and 7-8 year olds will be from 5:45-6:30pm.

Eau Claire Soccer Park
3456 Craig Rd
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 5-8

6:30pm Wed. Jun. 5

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.
Altoona

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

Age: All ages

6:35pm Wed. Jun. 5

Eau Claire Express vs La Crosse Loggers

The Eau Claire Express play against the La Crosse Loggers.

Eau Claire Express Stadium - Carson Park
702 Carson Park Drive
Eau Claire

Cost: $9 GA, $11 Reserved Grandstand, $14 Reserved Box, $28 Fan Deck; Season Tickets Available

Age: All Ages

6:35pm Wed. Jun. 5

Eau Claire Express 2019 Season

Catch a local baseball match featuring the Eau Claire express. Full of activities for kids, food, beverages, and more. Check out their website for details about nightly promotions.

Eau Claire Express Stadium - Carson Park
702 Carson Park Drive
Eau Claire

Cost: $9 GA, $11 Reserved Grandstand, $14 Reserved Box, $28 Fan Deck; Season Tickets Available

Age: All Ages

7pm Wed. Jun. 5

Summer Concerts at the Potter's Shed

Enjoy live music by regional and national bands at the coolest outdoor music venue in Northwest Wisconsin. Concerts every Friday night from Memorial Day to Labor Day and a few extra nights for good measure. The Shed is family friendly so…

The Potters Shed
260 Indulstrial Blvd
Shell lake

Cost: $5 normally, some concerts are $10; Children under 14 are FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Wed. Jun. 5

Live Jazz on The Plus Patio

The Plus proudly hosts live jazz every Wednesday, all summer long. Relax and enjoy their outdoor patio-connected to both The Plus and The Rev in downtown Eau Claire, with some of the most talented musicians in the Chippewa Valley. Free and…

The Plus
208 S. Barstow St
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8:30pm Wed. Jun. 5

Chippewa Falls 1869: The Musical Video Showing

Enjoy the historical musical comedy on the Heyde Center's big screen, seated at a table with popcorn and beverage in hand. Presented as part of the year-long Chippewa Falls Sesquicentennial celebration.

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

Cost: FREE will donation

Age: All Ages

8pm Wed. Jun. 5

UWEC Summer Cinema Series

Free music, fun and crazy activities and yard games before the movie. BYO blankets and chairs. Film at 9pm. Free popcorn. June 5: Wonder Woman June 12: Teen Titans Go! June 19: Iron Man June 26: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles July 10:…

Campus Mall - UW Eau Claire
Lower Campus
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE