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Events

activities • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

Sat. Aug. 10

Ashley For the Arts

Ashley for the Arts was established by Ashley Furniture to entertain and inspire the entire family, promote the works of artists from across the globe, and raise funds to support humanity. Lots of live music, hot air balloon launch, car show,…

Memorial Park
Arcadia

Cost: $10 for 3 Days

6:30am Sat. Aug. 10

Leinenkugel's Pure Water Days Races

Pure Water Days is a weekend long festival for the entire family, which is held each year in Chippewa Falls. The Leinenkugel’s Pure Water Days races are held at the Chippewa Valley Family YMCA. There is a 1/2 mile, a 4 mile, and a 1/2…

Chippewa Falls YMCA
611 Jefferson Ave.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: Price Varies

Age: All Ages

7am-10pm Sat. Aug. 10

Pioneer Days

Hosted by the Chippewa Valley Antique Engine & Model Club. Features historical displays of craftsmanship as well as steam engines, tractor pulls, flea market, silent auction, pancake breakfast, kids events, chicken dinners, parades and an…

Pioneer Park
Hwy 37 & 85 Porterville Rd.
Eau Claire

Cost: $7 GA; children 10 and under get in FREE

7:30am-1pm Sat. Aug. 10

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. Aug. 10

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. Aug. 10

Friends of the Library Ice Cream Social

Free ice cream, games and prizes all day! This annual event is sponsored by the Friends of the Augusta Library.

Augusta Memorial Public Library
113 North Stone St
Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9-11am Sat. Aug. 10

Saturday Morning Hullabaloo: The Jolly Pops

These open air, interactive concerts will begin with an hour of music and games before a very special featured children's performers take over the park. The Jolly Pops are a children’s music and entertainment group made up of a bunch of…

Phoenix Park
330 Riverfront Terrace
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9-11am Sat. Aug. 10

Saturday Morning Hullabaloo: Kids Concert Series

Hosted by children's entertainer Beth Jean, these open air, interactive concerts will begin with an hour of music and games before a very special featured children's performers take over the park. Families are welcome to come and go as they…

Phoenix Park
330 Riverfront Terrace
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9am-2:30pm Sat. Aug. 10

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

10am-2pm Sat. Aug. 10

Diamond School of Dance Grand Opening Celebration

This exciting celebration will be filled with fun activities sprinkled throughout the day including inflatables, face painting, a dance party, door prizes and fun for the whole family.

Diamond School of Dance
2861 Mall Dr.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-5:30pm Sat. Aug. 10

Instrument Replay: Instrument Consignment Sale & Concert

Gently used musical instruments, albums and CDs, and home audio equipment will all be available for sale. The sale is followed by a 90-minute concert hosted by Davey J.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation
421 S. Farwell St.
Eau Claire

10:30-11am Sat. Aug. 10

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. Aug. 10

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. Aug. 10

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 Sat. Aug. 10

Wisconsin Baseball Association Regional Tournament

Teams from all around Wisconsin are coming to play in the WBA regional in Altoona for their chance to advance to the state tournament.

Cinder City Park
Spooner Ave and 10th St.
Altoona

Cost: $5 GA, FREE for kids 12 and under

Age: All Ages

noon Sat. Aug. 10

Wisconsin Baseball Association Regional Tournament

Teams from all around Wisconsin are coming to play in the WBA regional in Altoona for their chance to advance to the state tournament.

Cinder City Park
Spooner Ave and 10th St.
Altoona

Cost: $5 GA, FREE for kids 12 and under

Age: All Ages

noon-3pm Sat. Aug. 10

Crow & Full Moon Watercolor Class

Join local artist, Karen Scarseth, for another watercoloring class! This month's theme is all things crow. No artistic skills or painting experience necessary, she's bringing several templates for you to trace and will be with you every step…

The Broom & Crow
106 E. Grand Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $15

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Sat. Aug. 10

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. Aug. 10

Native Wildflower Sanctuary Tour

Join members of the Lake Wissota Garden Club for a guided tour. Club members will point out and identify the native wildflowers currently in bloom. Meet at the sanctuary sign/parking lot just south of the duck pond. Guided tours are held the…

Irvine Park
Bridgewater Avenue
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Aug. 10

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. Aug. 10

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

2-6pm Sat. Aug. 10

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

2-8pm Sat. Aug. 10

RiverFest: Pure Water Days

Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of Chippewa Falls with Live music by Contradiction and Contingency, Food Trucks, Car Show, Kubb Tournament, Antique, craft and Art vendors, Beer Garden, Kid Zone with giant inflatables, Rock climbing wall,…

Chippewa Falls Main Street downtown
1 South Bridge Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-8pm Sat. Aug. 10

Ian Alexy at Together Farms Burger Nights

Ian’s musical styles include rock n roll, folk, blues, indie-rock and pop. He is also a member of the Americana duo Hobo Nephews Of Uncle Frank. Burgers are made on the farm using 100% grass-fed beef. BYO chairs, tables, and blankets.…

Together Farms
W93 Norden Rd
Mondovi

Cost: Food priced at $10-25