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Sun. Sep. 22

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

Sun. Sep. 22

Performing Arts School of Dance at the Heyde Center

Looking for an age appropriate, joyful dance experience for your child? All ages, including private en pointe lessons (with doctor's permission for strength)

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

Cost: $130 + $20 registration fee for Semester One

Age: Ages 2.5+

Sun. Sep. 22

First Annual Oktoberfest Curling Open Bonspiel

Chippewa Falls Curling is excited to announce the first annual Oktoberfest Open Bonspiel. Held during the 17th Annual Chippewa Falls Oktoberfest.

Chippewa Area Ice Arena
839 First Ave.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $240 per team (4 ppl per team)

Age: All Ages

9-11am Sun. Sep. 22

Learn to Crochet

Instructor Alie will teach you the Foundation chain stitch, Single Crochet, Double Crochet, and how to fasten off. You will learn everything you need to know to get started with this craft. Pre-registration is required.

Blue Boxer Arts
416 S Barstow Street
Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: Ages 14+

10am-6pm Sun. Sep. 22

The Pumpkin Patch at Valley Pasture Farm

Bring the whole family to the farm and participate in over 25 engaging activities to celebrate fall including wagon rides, corn maze, farm animals, pick-your-own pumpkin patch, and more!

Valley Pasture Farm
E7631 N County Road E
Elk Mound

Cost: $9/person - save $1 with a non-perishable donation for our local food pantry

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sun. Sep. 22

Pick of The Patch

Outlaw Farms opens up to the public to enjoy the animals and purchase fall items. Items available for purchase are fall mums, pumpkins, squash, gourds, straw, and much more.

Outlaw Farms
E16755 Scenic Drive
Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

10am-2pm Sun. Sep. 22

Drammen Lutheran Church Fall Festival

Fall Festival. 10am Church Service with The King's Countrymen. 11am Charcoal Chicken. Classic/Antique Car & Tractor Show. Silent Auction, Bake Sale, Quilt & Basket Raffle, Cake/Pie Paddle, Artisan's Sale Booths, Children's Activities,…

Drammen Lutheran Church
S12275 Co Rd B
Mondovi

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sun. Sep. 22

17th Annual Chippewa Falls Oktoberfest

Featuring 4 stages with over 30 entertainers, sauerkraut eating contests, beer stein holding contests, kid's games, authentic German foods, dancing and giant pumpkins.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds
225 Edward St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $9 Daily, $16 3-day pass

Age: All Ages

11am-3pm Sun. Sep. 22

Over the Bridge Restaurant Tour

The purchase of a passport will get you into 5 local Menomonie restaurants; Marion's legacy, Duke and Dagger, Brewery Nonic, Tanglewood Greens, and Skoogs Parkside. Each location will have food samples for guests to taste. There will also be…

The Bridge to Hope
2110 4th Street
Menomonie

Cost: $30

Age: 21+

11:30am-2pm Sun. Sep. 22

Unity Chicken Dinner

Chicken Dinner Benefit. Baked Chicken, Mash Potatoes & Gravy, Cheesy Potatoes, Green Bean Casserole, Glazed Butter Carrots, Stuffing, Cranberries, Fresh Baked Buns, Desserts, Coffee, Milk & Punch.

Unity Christ Center
1808 Folsom St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $10 Adults, $6 children, FREE for 5 and under

noon-4pm Sun. Sep. 22

Retrospective Art Show, William Benson

A display of curiosity, experimentation and lifelong expression. Bill Benson (1932-2018) professor emeritus, UW-Eau Claire. During his life he explored a variety of art forms in printmaking. As a member of Grace for 50 years, the congregation…

Grace Lutheran Church
202 W. Grand Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-4pm Sun. Sep. 22

Retrospective Art Show, William Benson

A display of curiosity, experimentation and lifelong expression. Bill Benson (1932-2018) professor emeritus, UW-Eau Claire. During his life he explored a variety of art forms in printmaking. As a member of Grace for 50 years, the congregation…

Grace Lutheran Church
202 W. Grand Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-2pm Sun. Sep. 22

Oktoberfest Celebration: Family Day

Rodinny Pinovar - the official name of Lazy Monk Brewing, which means "A Family Brewery." Come on down for a couple hours of fun activities and games! Relay races, an obstacle course, a photo booth, and much more. A chance to hang out with…

Lazy Monk Brewing, LLC
97 West Madison Street
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-2:30pm Sun. Sep. 22

Teen Animanga Club

If you're enthusiastic about Anime and manga, this club is for you! Talk about favorite series, watch Anime, and more. Registration and parent permission slip required.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library - Chippewa Room
400 Eau Claire St.
Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

1:30pm Sun. Sep. 22

Cirque Italia: Water Circus

Cirque Italia brings its nationally touring water circus to Eau Claire's Oakwood Mall. New show, new performers, new acts all above their 35k gallon water stage. Combining hand-balancing acts, contortionists, the "wheel of death", a…

Oakwood Mall
4800 Golf Rd
Eau Claire

Cost: Ticket prices available online

3-4pm Sun. Sep. 22

Introductory Dance: Ballet/Jazz

Come learn Ballet/Jazz basics. Introducing children interested in dance to beginner technique in a relaxed class setting. This program is great for those looking to test the waters before joining a more advanced studio.

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $40 members, $56 non-members

Age: Ages 3-6

4:15-4:45pm Sun. Sep. 22

Dance Mix

Gain strength and flexibility while learning new dance moves and having fun. Participants will move around plenty while exploring various dance styles and techniques through this introductory class.

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $40, Community $56

Age: Ages 3-4

4:30-5:30pm Sun. Sep. 22

Zumba with Z.Vida Fitness

Zumba is a Latin-inspired dance fitness program that has been wildly popular since the '90s. Join the awesome and energetic crew of instructors from Z. Vida Fitness in bringing the fun back into fitness. Bring some flat-soled shoes, a water…

The Center
3701 E. Clairemont Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $6 drop-in, $25 for 5-class card, $35 unlimited month

Age: 7+

4:30pm Sun. Sep. 22

Cirque Italia: Water Circus

Cirque Italia brings its nationally touring water circus to Eau Claire's Oakwood Mall. New show, new performers, new acts all above their 35k gallon water stage. Combining hand-balancing acts, contortionists, the "wheel of death", a…

Oakwood Mall
4800 Golf Rd
Eau Claire

Cost: Ticket prices available online

6:15-7pm Sun. Sep. 22

Introductory Dance: Hip Hop

Come learn Hip Hop basics. No prior experience is required to enroll. Introducing children interested in dance to beginner technique in a relaxed class setting. This program is great for those looking to test the waters before joining a more…

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $40, Community $56

Age: Ages 5-8

7:30pm Sun. Sep. 22

Cirque Italia: Water Circus

Cirque Italia brings its nationally touring water circus to Eau Claire's Oakwood Mall. New show, new performers, new acts all above their 35k gallon water stage. Combining hand-balancing acts, contortionists, the "wheel of death", a…

Oakwood Mall
4800 Golf Rd
Eau Claire

Cost: Ticket prices available online