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Sun. Sep. 29

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. 29

Here We Grow Again - Childrens Consignment Fall Sale

West Central Wisconsin's upscale children's consignment event. The place to find bargains on quality, name brand clothes, great toys, books, videos, baby equipment, and nursery furniture. Item drop off for consignment on Wed & Thu before…

Hobbs Ice Arena
915 Menomonie St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to attend

Age: All Ages

Sun. Sep. 29

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+

9am-4:30pm Sun. Sep. 29

Family Fun Day at River Prairie

Party in the Prairie invites you to a day of Family Fun. FREE concert by Chris Kroeze (2-4pm), Runn'n on the River 5k Run/Walk at 10am, kid races, Giant Pumpkin Weigh Off at 11am and food trucks, bloody mary bar, farmers market, face…

River Prairie Park
1419 Front Porch Place
Altoona

Cost: FREE to attend

10am-6pm Sun. Sep. 29

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. 29

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

11am-4pm Sun. Sep. 29

15th Western Wisconsin Pottery Tour

Visitors will find fine one-of-a-kind hand made ceramic pots and sculptures. You will have a chance to meet the artists and you can get an inside look into the workings of their studios.

Various Locations in Western Wisconsin

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

11am-3pm Sun. Sep. 29

God's Work. Our Hands: Day of Service

8 Lutheran Churches in Eau Claire collaborate to create this day of service, where all the ELCA churches gather to do some good and spread some kindness in the community.

Grace Lutheran Church
202 W. Grand Ave.
Eau Claire

Age: all ages

11am-3pm Sun. Sep. 29

Fall Fest St. Marys Altoona

A community event featuring food, beer tent, line dancing lessons, kids games & entertainment, music, games, raffles, silent auctions, raffle, and car shows.

St. Mary's Community Center
1812 Lynn Ave.
Altoona

Cost: Free Entrance

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Sun. Sep. 29

Ukiyo-e: Floating Fleeting Worlds

Discover the similarities and connections between three floating fleeting worlds: Japanese Edo Art, Art of and inspired by our night skies, Rockwell Kent's drawings for Walt Whitman’s poetry

Galaudet Gallery LLC
618 South Farwell
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-4pm Sun. Sep. 29

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

1-4pm Sun. Sep. 29

LEGO Club

Join fellow LEGO fans twice each month for free building. The library supplies the LEGOs, you supply the imagination. No registration needed. A family drop-in program.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room
400 Eau Claire St.
Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-4pm Sun. Sep. 29

Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra: An Afternoon With Paul McCartney, Bloch and Fauré

Featuring selections from "Working Classical" by Paul McCartney, Ernest Bloch's "Concerto Grosso "with piano obligato (Lori Cruciani, soloist) and Gabriel Fauré's Piano Concerto in F sharp major (Namji Kim, soloist).

Pablo Center at the Confluence
120 Graham Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: Adults $29, Under 21 $5

Age: 12+

2-3pm Sun. Sep. 29

Eau Claire Victorian Mansion Tour

Join Galaudet Gallery for an hour long tour that will explain the architecture and the historical residents of this 1905 Eau Claire gem. Enjoy learning about the many beautiful architectural elements and symbolism in this well cared space…

Galaudet Gallery
618 S FARWELL ST
Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

3-4pm Sun. Sep. 29

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. 29

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. 29

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+

6:15-7pm Sun. Sep. 29

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