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The Big To-Do: May/June 2017 Installment

Taste of the Valley
Taste of the Valley

Looking for some family-focused fun in May and June? Check out our 5 family event picks. We receive a number of event submissions on a daily basis and you can find the most current happenings in your neighborhood on our events page

14th Annual “The Past Passed Here” Living History

May 11-14 • Allen Park
Experience living history through fur trade camps, a mobile lumbering museum, and hands-on activities and games. Shop traders’ row for old-fashioned toys, furs, leather goods, and clothing. Rustic food, root beer floats, popcorn, and rock candy.

8th Annual Fairy Tale Ball

May 12 • Florian Gardens • 6-8:30pm
An evening with live Disney characters, games, entertainment, dress-up, activities, Sharp Photo booth, food, dancing, horse-drawn carriage rides, and more. This year’s theme is “Beauty and the Beast.”

Pizza Fest

May 19 • Children’s Museum of Eau Claire • 6-8pm
Enjoy all-you-can-eat pizza samples from all over the Chippewa Valley, unlimited trips to the Bitty Beverage Bar, fabulous face painting, brilliant balloon animals, museum play, and more. Proceeds help support CMEC’s Play-for-All program.

3rd Annual Historic Randall Park Carnival

May 21 • Randall Park • 11:15am-2pm
Neighborhood carnival features food and carnival games for all ages, raffle baskets, dunk tank, inflatables, adult tricycle races, and more. Funds raised benefit annual high school youth service trips to communities in need.

Taste of the Valley

Jun 4 • Phoenix Park • 11am-5pm
Families can spend the day at the park trying out many great tastes while enjoying musical entertainment. Kids will keep busy, too, with activities in the Kids Zone.

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