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8am Sun. Nov. 17

French Toast & Pancake Breakfast

You’re invited to enjoy a delicious Breakfast with French Toast, Pancakes, Sausages, Coffee, Juice, and Milk. Grab the kids and enjoy a great breakfast with fellowship.

Lake Street United Methodist Church
337 Lake Street
Eau Claire

Cost: $5.50, Kids & Students FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-4pm Sun. Nov. 17

Eau Claire Reptile Expo

50 tables full of reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates and supplies. Experienced breeders bring a huge variety of reptiles and amphibians for sale, including pythons, various colubrids, boas, geckos, bearded dragons, other lizards, exotic…

Best Western PLUS Eau Claire Conference Center
3340 Mondovi Road
Eau Claire

Cost: $3/adult, $1/child (ages 4-12) kids 3 and under FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-6pm Sun. Nov. 17

Pictures with Santa

Taking photos with Santa is the perfect way to create lasting memories for the holidays. Skip the line and make reservations online. Packages are prices $35-45 for professional videos, photos, and digital downloads.

Santa's Workshop at Oakwood Mall
4800 Golf Road
Eau Claire

Cost: Pricing packages online

1-2:30pm Sun. Nov. 17

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. Nov. 17

Eau Claire Children's Theater: Elf the Musical

Embrace you inner elf with this modern holiday classic! Buddy is an elf at the North Pole, or so he thinks. When his enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth, he embarks on a journey to New York City,…

Pablo Center at the Confluence
120 Graham Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: $24 for adults, $20 for seniors, $14 for students 13 and up w/ID, and $10 for youth 12 and under.

2-4pm Sun. Nov. 17

Chi-Hi Thespians present "An Evening of One-Acts"

Three, 30-minute plays including a series of disastrous blind dates, a comedic guide to staying alive during a zombie apocalypse, and a culmination of everything that could possibly go wrong during an exam. Featuring the high school improv…

Chippewa Falls HS Auditorium
735 Terrill St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 for adults and $3 for students

Age: All Ages

2-4pm Sun. Nov. 17

Frozen Party

For the first time in forever, the library is celebrating Frozen! An interactive storytime with the "Snow Sisters," crafts games, singing, and more. Children are welcome to come in costume.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All

2-3:30pm Sun. Nov. 17

The Menomonie Singers In Concert

The Menomonie Singers kicks off its 30th Anniversary year with a "Pearl" of a concert with choral music by Bach, Lauridson, Byrd, Purcell, Durufle and more! Conductor: Amy Vogt, Piano Accompanist: Dan Wanamaker

Our Savior's Lutheran Church
910 9th St. E
Menomonie

Cost: Suggested Donation $10

Age: All Ages

3-5pm Sun. Nov. 17

Stress-Free Suppers: Freezer Meal Workshop

Head to Together Farms to create a number of slow cooker freezer meals. Meals use TF meat and are gluten free and dairy free.

Together Farms
W93 Norden Rd
Mondovi

Cost: $25 deposit

Age: All Ages

3-4pm Sun. Nov. 17

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. Nov. 17

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. Nov. 17

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+

6:15-8:30pm Sun. Nov. 17

Evening Rink Rat Hockey

Open hockey time for youth players by age. Must have full equipment. Ages 15 and older are not permitted to skate in Rink Rats! Mite/Squirt (ages 7-10): 6:15pm-7:15pm. Pewee/Bantam (ages 11-14): 7:30pm-8:30pm

Hobbs Ice Arena
915 Menomonie St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass (1 Punch)

Age: Ages 7-10, Ages 11-14

6:15-7pm Sun. Nov. 17

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

6:30-8:30pm Sun. Nov. 17

Evening Open Skate

Every Wednesday and Sunday this Fall/Winter. No skate on 11/27, 12/25, 1/1, 1/22. Youth Skate Rental is free.

Hobbs Ice Arena
915 Menomonie St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass (1 Punch)

Age: All Ages