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Sat. Jun. 22

100th Colfax Free Fair

Entertainment, food, carnival rides, bean bag gournament, petting zoo, 4-H, and FFA exhibits. Fireworks on Friday night.

Colfax Fairgrounds
Colfax

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7am-12:30pm Sat. Jun. 22

25th Annual RCU's Rock the Riverfront Featuring the Charity Classic 10k

Proceeds from the event will go to: Eau Claire Public Schools Foundation The Open Door Clinic, Stepping Stones. Family games, food trucks, live music, and more. 10k at 8am, 2 mile at 10am, Youth races at 11am and 11:15am.

RCU Corporate Center
200 Riverfront Terrace
Eau Claire

Cost: See Registration Fees

Age: All Ages

7:30am-1pm Sat. Jun. 22

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. 22

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

8am-3pm Sat. Jun. 22

Summer Institute: Chippewa Falls

Summer Institute has a 40-year tradition of teaching and delighting children across the Chippewa Valley. Your kids will love the variety of activities, and you will appreciate the small classes that promise high quality learning. Students…

Halmstad Elementary School
565 E. South Ave.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $15

Age: K-5

8am-5pm Sat. Jun. 22

Menomonie City-wide Garage Sales

Menomonie city wide garage sales. Maps of sales will be located at each participating sale.

City of Menomonie
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-noon Sat. Jun. 22

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

9am-2:30pm Sat. Jun. 22

Babysitter Training

Prepares students in grades 6-8 safety skills for when they are home alone, watching younger siblings or babysitting. Students learn life-saving skills such as how to rescue someone who is choking and helpful information like what to do if…

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $45, Community $70

Age: Ages 10-15

10-10:30am Sat. Jun. 22

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 Sat. Jun. 22

Menomonie Base Ball Festival

Competing teams play vintage baseball, using 1860s rules and replica 1860s equipment and uniforms. Teams include Menomonie Blue Caps, Rum River Rovers, Belleville Stags, Chicago Salmon, St. Croix BBC, Topeka Westerns, Milwaukee Greys, Mankato…

Phelan Park
9th St. East and 21st Ave. East
Menomonie

10am Sat. Jun. 22

Lake Menomin Water X

2-day weekend of IWA Watercross racing action. Includes food, beverages, vendors, and a great community to explore. Racing starts each day at 10am, and live music from Rattlefoot at 7pm on Saturday.

Wakanda Park
Wakanda Park Rd. and Pine Ave. E
Menomonie

Cost: $10/day, $15 weekend for Adults (13+); FREE for 12 and under; $5 discount before May 31

Age: All Ages

10:30-11am Sat. Jun. 22

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-2:30pm Sat. Jun. 22

360 Drop-In

A free event for Eau Claire's young adults, their families, and the greater Eau Claire community. Kick off the summer with fun activities, a skateboard competition, and representatives from youth focused organizations to educate us about…

Lakeshore Park
900 Broadway Street
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11-11:30am Sat. Jun. 22

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

11:30am-10pm Sat. Jun. 22

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-8pm Sat. Jun. 22

Sense of Place: THERE - Song of Myself

Galaudet Gallery takes you THERE, where you can experience local and global artists exploring questions about politics, rule breaking and self. Paintings, drawings, sculptures, jewelry and more in realism, figuration, abstraction,…

Galaudet Gallery LLC
618 South Farwell
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Sat. Jun. 22

Water Safety Fest

Join Eau Claire Parks and Recreation lifeguards and learn about basic water safety, rescue techniques, and play safety games. Watch lifeguards participate in live safety drills.

Fairfax Pool
4200 Fairfax St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $4.50 or Season Pass

Age: All Ages

1:30-3pm Sat. Jun. 22

DIY Discovery: Foldable Fun

Fold-crinkle-cut! Create surprising creatures and cards using simple paper and ink. This event is part of a drop-in series for families featuring a different activity each week. All materials provided, while supplies last.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room
400 Eau Claire Street
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-3pm Sat. Jun. 22

DIY Discovery

This is a drop-in series for families, featuring a different topic and activity each week. All materials provided while supplies last.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library
400 Eau Claire St
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Jun. 22

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. 22

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

2-3pm Sat. Jun. 22

Eau Claire Victorian Mansion Tour

Join Galaudet Gallery for an hour long tour that will explain the architecture and the historical residents of this 1882 Eau Claire gem. Enjoy learning about the many beautiful architectural elements and symbolism in this well cared space…

Galaudet Gallery LLC
618 South Farwell
Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

2-5pm Sat. Jun. 22

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. 22

Live Music: Songa

Enjoy original folk, bluegrass, country and blues in the Nashville songwriting tradition, as well as familiar jazz standards. Wine, cheese, and snacks available for purchase. Feel free to bring a chair to this outdoor event. No beverage…

Autumn Harvest Winery
19947 Cty Hwy J
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2:30-3pm Sat. Jun. 22

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

2:30-4pm Sat. Jun. 22

Wonder Park Free Film Screening

The public is invited to a free screening of the film "Wonder Park" at the Augusta Memorial Public Library. The film is rated PG.

Augusta Memorial Public Library
113 North Stone St
Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3-6pm Sat. Jun. 22

Renegade Weight Loss

A respected health journalist (Pilar Gerasimo) and a board-certified functional nutritionist (Cindi Lockhart, RDN) team up to bring you the latest science on healthy weight loss. They explain why conventional diet-and-exercise approaches tend…

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

Cost: Free to $20 (free tickets available on request with code: free4u)

5-8pm Sat. Jun. 22

Tommy Bentz Solo at Together Farms Burger Nights

An eclectic musician, Bentz totes history with the violin, oboe, saxophone, guitar, and bass. 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