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Sun. Sep. 1

Harvest Moon Fall Tour

A self-guided tour, exploring the countryside and communities in Clark County. Follow the signs and explore any time. Pumpkin farms, corn mazes, greenhouses, specialty shops, cheese & meat shops, art studios, and honey & maple syrup shops.

Clark County

6am-10pm Sun. Sep. 1

Olson's Ice Cream 75th Anniversary Celebration

Join us at Labor Day weekend and help celebrate 75 years of family traditions at Olson's Ice Cream. Free trolley rides and caricature drawings customers throughout the weekend at both the Chippewa Falls and Eau Claire locations.

Olson’s Ice Cream and Deli - Eau Claire
Haymarket Plaza
Eau Claire

noon-8pm Sun. Sep. 1

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. Sep. 1

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

6:30pm Sun. Sep. 1

Ski Sprites Water Ski Show

A Wisconsin tradition, everyone should spend at least one night at the beach, watching the Ski Sprites perform on the water. Concessions available.

Lake Altoona County Beach
604 Beach Rd.

Cost: FREE event admission, but a $5/car Eau Claire county parking permit is required

Age: All ages

6:30-7:30pm Sun. Sep. 1

Community School Blessing with Angela Rose

This will be a relaxing and rejuvenating night for school-aged children and their parents. We welcome you to join us for this school blessing, a guided meditation with a ukulele playing, and a short walk outside the school.

Parkview Elementary School
501 Jefferson Avenue
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE