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Events

activites • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

7:30am-1pm Sat. Jun. 15

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

8am-1pm Sat. Jun. 15

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

9am-noon Sat. Jun. 15

Open Play

Kids - bring your parents, grandparents or caregivers in and spend some quality time being creative, imaginative and just plain having fun and making memories!

Tiny Tots Playhouse
320 S. Wisconsin St.
Fall Creek

Cost: $5/child, free for adults and infants under 12 months

Age: All Ages

10-10:30am Sat. Jun. 15

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

10am-5pm Sat. Jun. 15

45th Annual Parade of Homes

This year tour 15 new homes and 3 remodeled homes (new for 2019! at the Parade of Homes presented by Great American Fireplace. Event runs June 8 - 15th with remodeling entries open June 8 and 9th. Tickets are available online.

Throughout the Chippewa Valley (Eau Claire, Chippewa Falls, Altoona and Bloomer)

Cost: $8 through June 7th, $10 after June 7th

Age: All Ages

10am Sat. Jun. 15

Special Storytime for Kids: The Resting Tree

Local author Tina Agnes is celebrating the release of her new children's book, The Resting Tree, with a special story time. In her new book, main character Tommie, struggles to find where she belongs. Tina’s writing is based on her wild,…

The Volume One Gallery (Inside The Local Store)
205 N. Dewey St.
Eau Claire

10:30-11am Sat. Jun. 15

Story Time at Dotters Books

Guest readers will share two picture books with kids of all ages. Dotters will have donuts from Roadside Bakery and fresh brewed coffee for you to enjoy (donations for treats are welcome, but not necessary).

Dotters Books
1602 Hogeboom Ave.
Eau Claire

11am-1pm Sat. Jun. 15

Puppy Social

Pet Food Plus/Paws & Claws welcomes you to bring your puppy to socialize & play with other puppies in a friendly & controlled environment. Puppies 2 to 6 months are welcome. Please bring with you up to date vaccination records.

Paws & Claws Total Dog
3800 Old Town Hall Rd
Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

11-11:30am Sat. Jun. 15

Earthing Group

Earthing is a movement centered around connecting to the earth's natural energy for vibrant health. Stand barefoot on the earth for 20 minutes with others looking to ground themselves.

Phoenix Park
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-3pm Sat. Jun. 15

Youth Artist Workshop

Enhance your creativity and arts ability at the YMCA as we host an artist mentor on the third Saturday of each month. This instructor will lead a small group of students in a project of their own design. You will not want to miss this…

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $30, Community $42

Age: All Ages

11:30am-10pm Sat. Jun. 15

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

noon-3pm Sat. Jun. 15

The En Avant School of Dance Recital 2019

En Avant School of Dance Recital 2019. See a variety of dance performances including Ballet, Tap, Jazz, and Modern Improvisation, from toddlers in tiaras to award winning competition teams. Join us in celebrating 38 years of dance in the…

Pablo Center at the Confluence
120 Graham Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: $10. Age 6 and up, $0.75 Children 5 and under

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Sat. Jun. 15

Kaleidoscopes and Rootbeer Floats

Make your own kaleidoscope and enjoy a rootbeer float.

Valley Art Gallery & Gifts
304 N. Bridge St
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $15

Age: Adults and children 8+

1-4pm Sat. Jun. 15

Testimony Day: A Day of Stories and Music

Enjoy a day of music and praise as you hear the stories of several generations of local people tell how God has changed their lives. Music by CollECtive Choir (Gospel and Hip Hop), and Wesleyan Worship Band (contemporary praise). Receive…

Owen Park Bandshell
1st Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Jun. 15

Downtown Chippewa Falls Food & History Tour

A walking tour that includes stops at 7 downtown establishments where you will enjoy tastings of local food and beverages. You’ll spend approximately 20 minutes at each restaurant and hear about the history of Chippewa Falls and the…

Chippewa Falls Area Chamber of Commerce
10 South Bridge St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $65/person

Age: All Ages

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Jun. 15

Downtown Eau Claire Food & History Tour

A walking tour that includes stops at 7 downtown establishments where you will enjoy tastings of local food and beverages. You’ll spend approximately 20 minutes at each restaurant and hear about the history of Eau Claire and the…

The Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters
205 N. Dewey St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $65/person

Age: All Ages

2-5pm Sat. Jun. 15

Autumn Harvest Winery Outdoor Concerts

Autumn Harvest Winery hosts a wide array of local favorite and touring musicians at these summer concerts. Wine, cheese, and snacks available for purchase. Feel free to bring a chair to this outdoor event. No beverage carry-in allowed.

Autumn Harvest Winery
19947 Cty Hwy J
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE to attend

Age: All Ages

2-5pm Sat. Jun. 15

Live Music: Dan Zerr

Dan is a versatile musician with diverse musical tastes, anywhere from folk and bluegrass to pop and rock. His solo shows feature music from a variety of your favorite artists as well as his own material, including songs from his 2014 release…

Autumn Harvest Winery
19947 Cty Hwy J
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2:30-3pm Sat. Jun. 15

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

2:30-4:30pm Sat. Jun. 15

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

The public is invited to a free screening of "The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part" at the Augusta Memorial Public Library.

Augusta Memorial Public Library
113 North Stone St
Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-8pm Sat. Jun. 15

Cruise In 2019 Summer Series Car Shows

Vintage, Muscle, Classic, Rat Rod and motorcycle enthusiasts are invited to participate in and attend our Annual Cruise In 2019 Summer Series Car Shows! Check out unique shops and restaurants including Olson's Ice Cream and Chippewa Candy…

Chippewa Falls Main Street downtown
514 North Bridge Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: Free to public and vehicle owners

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Sat. Jun. 15

Justin Jay Arnold at Together Farms Burger Nights

Singer/songwriter Justin Jay Arnold returns for a night of all-original music with sandpapered vocals and genuine lyrics of a performer. Burgers are made on the farm using 100% grass-fed beef. BYO chairs, tables, and blankets. Sides, beer,…

Together Farms
W93 Norden Rd
Mondovi

Cost: Food priced at $10-25

6:35pm Sat. Jun. 15

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

6:35pm Sat. Jun. 15

Eau Claire Express vs Duluth Huskies

The Eau Claire Express play against the Duluth Huskies.

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 Sat. Jun. 15

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

7pm Sat. Jun. 15

Live Music: Davey J & Friends

Davey J & Friends brings a rotating cast to the stage, performing originals, rock, Americana, and folk like no one else can. Stop by for rollin' rhythms, good times, and songs to remember. 20 years of performing brings a uniquely freewheeling…

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

Cost: FREE

8-9pm Sat. Jun. 15

Hobbs Observatory Astronomical Series

Programs on various astronomical related topics are presented by members of the Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society. Programs run 45-60 minutes in length. Check the CVAS website for this week's topic and target audience. Observing follows…

Hobbs Observatory
S1 County Hwy K
Fall Creek

Cost: Free, donations accepted.