Memorial Day Weekend Offers Music, Cars, and (Of Course) a Parade

V1 Staff

“Start Me Up” Classic Car Show
“Start Me Up” Classic Car Show

Memorial Rocks • Friday, May 25-Sunday, May 27 • 8pm • Every Buddy’s Bar, 19 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls • $8-$10 per day • Memorial Rocks is a three-day celebration of rock music at Every Buddy’s Bar in Chippewa Falls. The weekend features bands such as ThunderLungs, Dissonant Mind, and The Losers. Doors open at 8pm every night. Must be 21+ to enter.

“Start Me Up” Classic British & European Car Show • Saturday, May 26 • 10:30am-3:30pm • Carson Park • FREEPart of a three-day event called “Rally in the Valley,” the “Start Me Up” car show highlights British and European cars. After admiring all the sports cars on display, vote for your favorite! Later in the evening, there will be an awards ceremony. Stay for the skilled driving event in the afternoon.

Leinenkugel’s Chippewa Valley Century Ride • Sunday, May 27 • 7am-4pm • Irvine Park • • $45 individual, $95 family • Choose from either a 35-, 50-, 70-, or 100-mile ride, starting and finishing at Irvine Park in Chippewa Falls. During the ride, enjoy access to four rest stops with snacks and refreshments, a meal, and water stops. This not-for-profit bike ride is a great event for the whole family. Proceeds go to hunger task force agencies.

Eau Claire Memorial Day Parade • Monday, May 28 • 9:30amEau Claire’s annual Memorial Day parade begins in Wilson Park and ends in Owen Park. Once the parade is over, there will be Memorial Day programs in Lakeview Cemetery at 10:30am and at Forest Hill Cemetery at 11am. 

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