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Events

activities • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

8am-5pm Tue. Aug. 20

McIntyre Library Book Sale

Huge book sale! $1 hardcovers, $.50 paperbacks, $.50 children's books; $5 a bag. Cash only.

McIntyre Library, UW-Eau Claire
UW-Eau Claire
Eau Claire

Age: All Ages

9:30-11:30am Tue. Aug. 20

Play & Learn

You and your child will enjoy free play, songs, dancing, stories, crafts & snacks. Here you will find playing & learning go hand in hand. Come & experience learning through the eyes of your child.

River Source Family Center
403 High Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth to age 5

10am-noon Tue. Aug. 20

Dabble Box Makerspace Lab

Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather craft, make music, create art or play games, the Dabble Box makerspace has something for you. Self-guided exploration with staff on hand to answer questions.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, The Dabble Box
400 Eau Claire St
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Tue. Aug. 20

Ebb and Flow – Water

The 16 artists artists are a mix of some of the most recognized local artists and some new to the area.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11-11:45am Tue. Aug. 20

Youth Yoga at Carson Park

Kids of all ages can come and experience yoga games and poses in the outdoors. Under 5 need adult to attend. Can bring a mat or borrow one of ours. Follow the signs – near the playground. Parents can stick around for some relaxation. No…

Carson Park Playground
100 Carson Park Dr.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11:30am-5pm Tue. Aug. 20

Government Center Farm Stand

The EC City/County Health Department hosts a farm stand for local farmers to sell their produce in the city. Support your community's farmers and grab some wonderful fruits, vegetables, herbs, and flowers.

Eau Claire County Government Center
Corner of Lake St and 2nd Avenue
Eau Claire

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Tue. Aug. 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

2:30-4:30pm Tue. Aug. 20

Riverfront Yard Games

The goal of this event is to encourage people to get outside, be active, and connect with each other. Riverfront Yard Games will be on Tuesdays throughout the summer, from 2:30-4:30 at the Chippewa Falls River Front Park.

Riverfront Park
Bridge St. and River St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3:30-6pm Tue. Aug. 20

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker Open Audition

Audition for ballet parts to Dance along side of the Moscow Ballet company professional dancers.Boys and girls are encouraged to audition.

Infinity Dance Center
2801 E Hamilton Ave
Eau Claire

Cost: Free Open Audition. Receive a part, Cast fee $50

Age: 6-18 year old

4-6pm Tue. Aug. 20

Dabble Box Makerspace Lab

Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather craft, make music, create art or play games, the Dabble Box makerspace has something for you. Self-guided exploration with staff on hand to answer questions.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, The Dabble Box
400 Eau Claire St
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4:30-6pm Tue. Aug. 20

Family Night

Games, crafts, and more. Bring the family for an evening of fun.

B’utiful Kids Learning Center
502 Bay st
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 + $1 additional child

Age: All ages

4:30-6:30pm Tue. Aug. 20

Youth Art Workshop - Bird Mural

Part of BaredFeet, Co.'s FREE Youth Art Workshops, where local professional artists share their trade with youth to help them build their tools for self-expression. Back for the second year, to work on drawing, cutting and painting Wisconsin…

Da Vinci's Workshop
930 Galloway St, Bldg 13, Ste 103
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 3-5

6-9pm Tue. Aug. 20

Ukulele Klub of Eau Claire (UKE)

All levels and ages of ukulele players (and listeners & singers) are welcome. Social hour begins at 6 pm, music starts at 7 pm. If you wish to lead a song, please bring at least 20 copies of the music to share.

Galloway Grille
409 Galloway St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:15-7pm Tue. Aug. 20

Pigskin Pals

Bring your little ones to learn the basics of flag football. We will go over throwing, catching, kicking, punting, hand-offs, positions and much more in a fun and laid back atmosphere.

Cinder City Park- Hagen Field
2300 Spooner Ave.
Altoona

Cost: Resident $30; Non-Resident $35

Age: Ages 3-5

6:30pm Tue. Aug. 20

Tuesday Night Blues: Joyann Parker

Joyann Parker is a must-see addition to the Indie Blues music scene and brings a full range of talent to her performances as an accomplished singer, pianist and songwriter. There'll be food vendors and plenty of fun.

Owen Park
1st Ave. and Water St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Tue. Aug. 20

Tuesday Night Blues Concerts

The Chippewa Valley Blues Society hosts Tuesday evening concerts in Owen Park during the summer months. Features local favorites and a few from further flung locations. There'll be food vendors, great music, and an after party downtown at The…

Owen Park
1st Ave. and Water St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages