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Thu. Jun. 6

46th Annual Altoona Cinder City Days

A multi-day family-friendly fair of music, food, amusement, and more. Featuring Craig Morgan on 6/8, and the Karaoke Singoff finale on 6/7. Craft & vendor show and car show & charcoal chicken. Carnival, parades, boys baseball, mens softball,…

Most events at Cinder City Park, check website for full schedule/locations
Spooner Ave and 10th St.
Altoona

Cost: Concert tickets available online, most other events FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30-10:15am Thu. Jun. 6

Kids Make Music - Spring Course

Sing, dance, and play instruments. Solo singing is encouraged to develop listening, pitch-matching, and language skills. Classes include a variety of instruments, puppets, and props to enrich the experience. FREE preview class for any new…

Eau Claire Music School
1620 Ohm Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: $120 (10 weeks)

Age: Ages 2-4

9:30-11:30am Thu. Jun. 6

Play & Learn

You and your child will enjoy free play, songs, dancing, stories, crafts & snacks. Here you will find playing & learning go hand in hand. Come & experience learning through the eyes of your child.

River Source Family Center
403 High Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth to age 5

10-11am Thu. Jun. 6

Let's Get Cooking!

Learning all about healthy snacks and basic food prep skills! Plus you'll be able to take the tasty treat and the lessons learned home to your very own kitchen. Feel free to drop in anytime during the one-hour window.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

noon-5pm Thu. Jun. 6

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

noon-8pm Thu. Jun. 6

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

noon-7pm Thu. Jun. 6

Dollar Swim Day: Hawaiian Day

Anyone who wears Hawaiian themed attire pays $1 admission.

Fairfax Pool
4200 Fairfax St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $1

Age: All Ages

2:30-3pm Thu. Jun. 6

Pop Up Science

Museum Playologists have several different fun and interactive science kits to break out with kids and explore all things STEAM-related.

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

Cost: Free with membership or admission

Age: All Ages

3-5pm Thu. Jun. 6

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

4-5pm Thu. Jun. 6

Menomonie Public Library: Teen Advisory Council

Join the MPL Teen Advisory Council. Help us choose books and media, help plan programs, be a voice. Council meetings are held the first Thursday of each month. For grades 6-12.

Menomonie Public Library
600 Wolske Bay Rd
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

5-8pm Thu. Jun. 6

Food Truck at Zymurgy: Smokestream

Come to Zymurgy for unique dinner by SmokeStream Street Food: Inspired by big city eateries, small town kitchens, mom’s home cooking, and music legends, emerges an iconic modern day food truck and an eclectic menu.

Zymurgy Brewing
624 Main Street. E
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Jun. 6

Burger King Classic Car Show

Classic cars, vintage, antique, muscle cars and more. Fun for the entire family.

Burger King - Hastings Way
926 S. Hastings Way
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6-8pm Thu. Jun. 6

The Late 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: 13+

6:15-7pm Thu. Jun. 6

Sports Jamboree

This program will provide a fun introduction to the basic skills of basketball, soccer, t-ball & tennis and a few fun games! This is strictly instructional, no competition involved.

Altoona City Park
10th St & Hayden Ave
Altoona

Cost: Resident $30; Non- Resident $35

Age: Ages 4-6

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Jun. 6

Sounds like Summer Concert Series

The Sounds Like Summer Concert Series is Volume One's Thursday night gig in downtown Eau Claire's Phoenix Park. Local bands play to crowds each night on the banks of the Chippewa River in June, July, and August. Enjoy a pre-show set from area…

Phoenix Park
330 Riverfront Terrace
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Jun. 6

Annual Fairy Tale Ball

An evening with live Disney characters, games, entertainment, dress-up, activities, Sharp Photo booth, food, dancing, horse-drawn carriage rides, and more.

The Florian Gardens
2340 Lorch Ave
Eau Claire

Cost: $10 (activity/food tickets sold separately

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Thu. Jun. 6

Youth Self Defense - Session 1

Learn how to subdue your opponent and gain compliance in a self defense situation. Classes will cover situations including: front attacks, rear attacks, and striking defenses, as well as kicks, punches, open hand strikes and more.

River Prairie Park
1419 Front Porch Place
Altoona

Cost: $20

Age: Ages 8-15

7:30pm Thu. Jun. 6

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