Your guide to family events, stories and news in Western Wisconsin.

Carson Park Five and Ten + Kid's BOO-gie Run

photos by Andrea Paulseth

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The Half Moon 5K run/walk, Carson Park 10 mile run, and Kid's BOO-gie run took place at the Paul Bunyan Logging Camp in Carson Park on Saturday, Oct. 29. The event featured a kids and adult costume contest, a Paul Bunyan lookalike contest, and a pancake breakfast ...

US Open Chainsaw Sculpture Championship 2016

photos by Luong Huynh

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Top chainsaw artists from around the world competed for prizes as they turned simple logs into stunning works of art August 4–7 in Eau Claire's Carson Park. Takao Hayashi of Japan took first place. Photos are from August 6 and 7.

Summerfest 2016

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On Saturday, August 6, downtown Eau Claire shut down S. Barstow Street for its Summerfest 2016 celebration with music, street vendors, food, a classic car show, a petting zoo, and more.

Eau Claire Fourth of July Celebration

photos by Andrea Paulseth

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Eau Claire's Fourth of July Celebration included many festive offerings such as sporting events, music, fireworks, Carson Park's Paul Bunyan Camp and an Old-Fashioned Family Fourth of July at the Chippewa Valley Museum.