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Sun. Aug. 4

US Open Chainsaw Sculpture Championship

The world's best carvers create one-of-a-kind sculptures with an award ceremony and auction on Sunday. Family activities & inflatables. Friday night features a social night with entertainment, sculpture auction, and pizza, beer, and wine. Sue…

Paul Bunyan Logging Camp Museum
1110 Carson Park Drive
Eau Claire

Cost: Thursday, FREE; Friday-Sunday, Adults, $6/one day, $12/event; kids ages 6-17 FREE

Age: All Ages

Sun. Aug. 4

Bloomer Community Fair

Live music, carnival, 4-H and FFA exhibits, merchant displays, demo derbies, tractor pull, and more. Parade on Sunday.

Bloomer Community Fairgrounds
9th Ave.
Bloomer

7am-5pm Sun. Aug. 4

45th Annual Indianhead Swap Meet and Car Show

Attracts over 700 show vehicles, over 150 vendors, and about 8000 attendees.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds
225 Edward St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 person general admission

Age: All Ages

7am-12:30pm Sun. Aug. 4

Menomonie Airfest and Autorama

Menomonie Airfest & Autorama has a fly-in and pancake breakfast from; an auto, truck, and all-brand cycle show from; beer garden from, radar run from, and an aerobatic air show from. All day activities include kids corral, vendors, helicopter…

Menomonie Municipal Airport
1390 Indianhead Dr.
Menomonie

Cost: $5 admission, kids 12 and uder are FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Sun. Aug. 4

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-5pm Sun. Aug. 4

Carson Park Train Rides

Enjoy a scenic, half-mile train ride located in Eau Claire's premier Carson Park presented by the Chippewa Valley Railroad Association. A coal-fired steam engine pulls one train, a G-16 gasoline powered-streamliner pulls the other.

Carson Park
100 Carson Park Dr.
Eau Claire

Cost: Under 2 years old FREE, ages 2-12 $2, ages 12+ $3

1pm Sun. Aug. 4

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

6-7pm Sun. Aug. 4

Free Park Yoga

Gather at Wilson Park in Downtown Menomonie for a one hour practice that is open to all levels. Yoga is a great way to stretch your muscles, relax & regroup your mind. Learn the benefits of a yoga practice. Bring your own yoga mat, blanket or…

Wilson Park
Wilson Ave and 8th St
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Sun. Aug. 4

Riverfront Summer Concert Series: Sean Jordan

Sean Jordan currently resides in Boston and attends the Berklee College of Music and graduates spring of 2018 with a degree in guitar performance. He performs a wide variety of covers ranging from John Mayer, Stevie Ray, John Prine, and Bob…

Riverfront Park
Bridge St. and River St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE