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Sun. Oct. 6

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

midnight-2pm Sun. Oct. 6

5th Annual Autumn Fest

Come out for a fabulous grilled chicken dinner, kids games, car show and a huge silent auction. Portion of the proceeds benefit Mounder Meals. (Free weekend meals program for students)

Elk Mound Village Park
405 S Holly Ave
Elk Mound

Cost: $8 adults, $4 kids

Age: All Ages

10am-3pm Sun. Oct. 6

Used Book Sale

Children's, Civil War history, great fiction, fabulous finds, and much more. Come on out to the sale on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Bring your friends.

Eau Claire County Expo Center
5530 Fairview Drive
Eau Claire

10-11:30am Sun. Oct. 6

Smudging Practices with the 4 Elements

is a Shamanic practitioner. This class will open with a meditation, then Diane will explain what smudging is, why we smudge, what items we use for smudging, why we set intention when smudging and when to and what do you smudge.

Soulstice Wellness Center
1316 Fairfax Street #103 & #104
Eau Claire

Cost: Cost for class alone is $75 or class and reiki session after $100

10am-6pm Sun. Oct. 6

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. Oct. 6

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-2pm Sun. Oct. 6

Bolton Refuge House Day of Unity Domestic Violence Awareness Day

A celebration and commemoration for all who are impacted by domestic violence and sexual assault. There will be food, music, games and fun for all. A free family-friendly event.

Bolton Refuge House
807 S. Farwell St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-1:30pm Sun. Oct. 6

Holy Ghost Parish's Grilled Chicken Buffet

Holy Ghost Parish is hosting their Fabulous Grilled Chicken Buffet Meal, with take-outs available until 12:30pm. The menu includes grilled chicken, dressing, mashed potatoes, gravy, corn, coleslaw, cranberries, dinner rolls and beverage.…

Holy Ghost Parish
412 South Main Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10 for ages 11 and up, $5 for children ages 4 to 10 and 3 and under Free!

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Sun. Oct. 6

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

1-4pm Sun. Oct. 6

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Choose from a wide variety of non-fiction, children's, adult fiction, and young adult books, as well as audio books, music CDs .

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library
400 Eau Claire St
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30pm Sun. Oct. 6

Eau Claire Children's Theater: Spookley the Square Pumpkin

When he is shunned by the other pumpkins, Spookley is befriended by three hilarious spiders who convince him that, square or not, he, too, could be the Pick of the Patch. When a mighty storm threatens Holiday Hill Farm, Spookley realizes only…

The Oxford
1814 Oxford Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Admission information online

3-4pm Sun. Oct. 6

Thomas Keesecker in Concert

An hour of piano music, reflection, laughter and hymn singing, featuring his new collection of piano music, "The Quiet Harvest". CDs of his collection will be available for purchase.

St. John's Lutheran Church
1804 Highland Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3-4pm Sun. Oct. 6

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. Oct. 6

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. Oct. 6

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. Oct. 6

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