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Events

activites • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

7:30am-1pm Sat. Jul. 20

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. Jul. 20

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-5pm Sat. Jul. 20

Annual Daylily Dig to Help Malawi (and Your Garden)

Beautiful daylilies in a beautiful setting. You pick 'um, they dig um. From small flowers to tall blooms that dance in the breezes. Come and enjoy the view of the Chippewa River Valley, listen the the frogs singing in the pond. Donations go…

Sundance Hill Farm (off 50th Ave between T and F)
5207 70th St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: By donation

Age: All ages

9am-noon Sat. Jul. 20

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

10am-2pm Sat. Jul. 20

One Small Step

Join the Children's Museum for an outta this world celebration, at half the cost. An event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar mission. Stellar activities include planetarium shows, hands-on STEM, making space snacks, and…

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

Cost: $3.50 daily admission, members get in free

Age: All Ages

10-10:30am Sat. Jul. 20

Pop Up Science: Draw a Circuit

Museum Playologists have several different fun and interactive science kits to break out with kids and explore all things STEAM-related! This week's activity is drawing a circuit.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Sat. Jul. 20

46th Annual Stockholm Art Fair

100+ juried artists will display exceptional works of art including paintings, jewelry, clay, glass, sculpture, fiber, wood, leather, photography, and more. Food vendors will serve locally made offerings like wood fired pizza and more.…

Stockholm Village Park
State Highway 35
Stockholm

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30-11am Sat. Jul. 20

Story Time at Dotters Books

Guest readers will share two picture books with kids of all ages. 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

Cost: FREE

11-11:30am Sat. Jul. 20

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. Jul. 20

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. Jul. 20

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. Jul. 20

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

1-2pm Sat. Jul. 20

Kids Needle Felt Workshop

No experience necessary for this needle felt project. Instructor Alie, will guide the children in the art of needle felting. Make two projects while playing with fiber and "painting" with the colors and texture of wool. Walk-ins welcome if…

Blue Boxer Arts
416 S Barstow Street
Eau Claire

Cost: $15

Age: Ages 6+

1:30-3pm Sat. Jul. 20

DIY Discovery: Shoebox Diorama

Design the Room of Requirement, the Boxcar Children's train car, or other favorite storybook scenes in your very own shoebox diorama. This event is part of a drop-in series for families featuring a different activity each week. All materials…

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-3pm Sat. Jul. 20

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. Jul. 20

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. Jul. 20

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. Jul. 20

Live Music: Randy Adams

Randy Adams is a singer/songwriter/acoustic guitarist. Randy’s musical stylings appeal to a wide range of listeners. He performs original compositions as well as covers in folk, blues, some pop, country, ‘Americana’, old standards, a…

Autumn Harvest Winery
19947 Cty Hwy J
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-8pm Sat. Jul. 20

Sean Jordan at Together Farms Burger Nights

An acoustic and electric guitar player, singer and Berklee College of Music graduate. Sean performs an acoustic take on modern pop tunes.. 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

5-8pm Sat. Jul. 20

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

7:30pm Sat. Jul. 20

Oliver!

Lionel Bart's classic musical based on the Charles Dickens' novel, Oliver Twist. A delightful community theater musical production directed by Nancy Scobie with musical direction by Jerry Way and featuring a local cast, crew and musical…

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

Cost: $15 adults, $14 seniors, $8 youth

Age: All Ages

7:45-10pm Sat. Jul. 20

Neil's Night: Celebrating Apollo 11 on the 50th Anniversary

A celebration on the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing on July 20, 1969! Presentation at 8pm, the doors open at 7:30pm. Learn about the Apollo 11 moon landing at this family friendly event. Look through telescopes after dusk if…

Hobbs Observatory at Beaver Creek Reserve
S1 County Road K
Fall Creek

Cost: Free

Age: All ages

8-9pm Sat. Jul. 20

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.