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Events

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Fri. Jul. 12

Northern Wisconsin State Fair

Annual fair with food vendors, carnival, livestock exhibitions, crafts, homemaking and educational exhibits, and outstanding 4-H displays. More than a mile of midway thrills, great food stands, and free grandstand entertainment. Music events…

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds
225 Edward St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: Ticket pricing information available online

Fri. Jul. 12

U.S. National Kubb Championship

Watch the best Kubb Player from around the country, and world, compete in the U.S. National championship. On Friday, kids can try their hand at Kubb, and attendees can see the 1v1 World Championships. On Saturday, the playoffs begin, and on…

Eau Claire Soccer Park
3456 Craig Rd
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to attend, $70 to register a team

Age: All Ages

8am-5pm Fri. Jul. 12

Barn Sale

Sale of Vintage, antiques, farmhouse decor, fiesta.


13775 County Highway OO
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All

9am-3:01pm Fri. Jul. 12

Shelter Summer Sale

Stop by and shop new and gently used items. There will be tons of kennels, crates and small animal cages, aquariums, pet gates, pet supplies, toys, costumes/clothing, office supplies + much more. ECCHA summer apparel will be sold for 20% off.…

Eau Claire County Humane Association
3900 Old Town Road
Eau Claire

Age: All Ages

9am-6:59pm Fri. Jul. 12

Spacesuit and Saturn V Lego Rocket Display

Designed and built by UW-Stout Professor Dr. Alan Scott. The Public is welcome to take a closer look or take a selfie on the "Moon". This display is part of a month-long series of programs celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11…

Menomonie Public Library
600 Wolske Bay Rd
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-10:30am Fri. Jul. 12

Parachute Games

Kiddos ages three and up will love jumping, moving, dancing, grooving and all sorts of games with the GIANT parachute!

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:15am Fri. Jul. 12

Move & Groove Storytime

For three- and four-year-olds. All storytimes feature stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays, and flannels. This storytime features special movement activities each week! All are welcome, and no registration is required.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Preschool

10:30-11am Fri. Jul. 12

Summer Family Storytimes

An active half hour of stories, music, rhymes and movement.

Chippewa Falls Public Library
105 W Central St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Family

11am-7pm Fri. Jul. 12

Food Truck Friday

Up to 8 food, snack, and drink trucks will be serving lunch and dinner on Phoenix Park along the Riverfront Terrace drive. Take a break from the office, grab some grub, and snag a patch of grass or a bench by the river - or bring the whole…

Phoenix Park
330 Riverfront Terrace
Eau Claire

Cost: Free to attend, consult food truck menus for prices

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Fri. Jul. 12

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

noon-2pm Fri. Jul. 12

Intro to Volleyball Skills Camp

The Eau Claire Sport Warehouse is hosting a 4th and 5th grade intro to volleyball skills camp. This camp is a great opportunity for young athletes to learn the fundamentals of playing volleyball.

Eau Claire Sport Warehouse
2983 11th St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $125

Age: 4th and 5th grade

1-6pm Fri. Jul. 12

Gymnastics Open Gym

Join us for gymnastics open gyms! Ages 5 & under have open gym at 9:00 AM, and the cost is member $3, community $5. Ages 5+ have open gym at 7:00 PM, and cost is member $4, community $6.

YMCA Sports Center
3456 Craig Road
Eau Claire

Cost: Varies

Age: All Ages

4-9pm Fri. Jul. 12

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

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Jul. 12

Bree Morgan at Together Farms Burger Nights

Bree Morgan is a country music singer and songwriter from Mauston, WI. 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 $10-25

6:30-8pm Fri. Jul. 12

Flick & Float

YMCA supplies the flick, you bring the float. Gather in the small pool to watch fantastic family movies. Community members are welcome after 6:00 PM (photo ID required).

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7pm Fri. Jul. 12

Races at Red Cedar Speedway

The Red Cedar Speedway is a WISSOTA sanctioned track with weekly stock car races. The events are cash-only. Check out the 40th Annual Punky Manor Challenge of Champions 3-day tournament in September.

Red Cedar Speedway
1700 block of Stout Rd., Dunn County Recreation Park
Menomonie

Cost: Pit: $30 GA or $25 with membership, Grandstand: $15 for adults, $10 for students/60+; FREE for kids 12 and under

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Jul. 12

Music at the Potters 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…

Potters Shed
260 Industrial Blvd.
Shell Lake

Age: All Ages

7:05pm Fri. Jul. 12

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

7:05pm Fri. Jul. 12

Eau Claire Express vs Waterloo Bucks

The Eau Claire Express play against the Waterloo Bucks.

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

9:30-10:30pm Fri. Jul. 12

Popcorn and Planets: An Evening of Stargazing

An evening of star-gazing on the first cloudless night on the library lawn. Several planets should be viewable in early July. A telescope will be available. Look for other prominent objects in the night sky. Bring a ground blanket or folding…

Menomonie Public Library
600 Wolske Bay Rd
Menomonie

Cost: FREE