Events For 09/14/2019

Sat. Sep. 14

Laura Ingalls Wilder Days

Laura Ingalls Wilder Days is a family-oriented event featuring arts & educational entertainment based on the early American pioneer experience of storybook author Laura Ingalls Wilder. Find a huge schedule of events online.

Pepin, WI

7:30am-1pm Sat. Sep. 14

Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market

Seasonal, locally grown vegetables and fruits, plus baked goods, dairy products, meat, honey, maple syrup, flowers, and more.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Age: All ages

8am-1pm Sat. Sep. 14

Menomonie Farmers Market

Features local produce, meats, breads, berries, herbs, desserts and baked goods, spices, handcrafted items, arts & crafts. Kids activities, hot lunches, and music performances.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main St. East, Menomonie

Age: All Ages

8am-1pm Sat. Sep. 14

Eau Claire County Electronics Collection Event

Fall Electronics Collection sponsored by Eau Claire County Recycling Department.

First Choice Computer and Electronic Recycling 525 Park Ridge Court, Eau Claire

Cost: 60% to 75% off regular fees. Most Items are FREE.

Age: All Ages

8am-noon Sat. Sep. 14

Sharing Hope: Walk to Prevent Suicide

The Sharing Hope Walk to Prevent Suicide is created by two local organizations. The partnership of Prevent Suicide Chippewa Valley and NAMI Chippewa Valley brings together suicide prevention and education on mental illness.

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

9-9:30am Sat. Sep. 14

Little Artists

Participants will create works of art as they learn and practice techniques such as drawing, painting, and sculpture. This program will introduce several concepts in a fun, hands-on, age-appropriate way, including color, form, texture, dimensions, and so much more.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $30 members, $40 non-members

10am-6pm Sat. Sep. 14

3rd Annual Lake Hallie Food Fest

There will be food, music, crafters & vendors, bounce houses for the kids, and fun for all ages.

Hallie Park 120th St. & Wayside Rd St., Lake Hallie

Cost: Free Admission

Age: All Ages

10-11am Sat. Sep. 14

Bulbs: Do's and Don'ts

Master Gardener Jeannie Chromey will talk about planting and maintaining your bulb garden in this free class.

Augusta Memorial Public Library 113 North Stone St, Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. Sep. 14

Fall Festival with Exotic Zoo

Hosting a variety of exotic animals for the kids to enjoy. Bring the kids for a day of family fun. There will also be pumpkin painting, scarecrow making, pumpkin bowling, apple cider, cookies, and more.

Down To Earth Garden Center 6025 Arndt Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 per scarecrow includes straw, burlap head and clothes. Purchase select pumpkins for $3 and we’ll provide the paint; Zoo is FREE

10am-noon Sat. Sep. 14

Apple Pregnancy Care Center Walk for Life

Join us for the annual fundraising Walk for the Apple Pregnancy Care Center. Registration is from 9-10am and the Walk begins at 10am. Walk along the Chippewa River Trail to the Roadside Diner for a treat, and then back to the park for lunch.

Owen Park 1st Ave. and Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-11:15am Sat. Sep. 14

Saturday Morning Playgroup at FRC

Play 'N' Learn family playgropus are a free, fun, interactive experience that children and their parents or other caregivers can enjoy together. Saturday morning playgroups are held the second Saturday each month. Space is limited.

Family Resource Center for Eau Claire County 4800 Golf Rd., Suite 450, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 0-5

10am-6pm Sat. Sep. 14

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 Sat. Sep. 14

Tailgate Party

Grilling up Gunderson Hot Dogs, having Deep Fried Cheese Curds, and caramel apples for sale. As well as cheese specials and sampling throughout the day. Many local vendors that will be offering samples by which include: Valley Fudge &…

Eau Claire Cheese & Deli 1636 Harding Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-2pm Sat. Sep. 14

Micon Cinemas 15th Anniversary Customer Appreciation Party

Offering up FREE admission to see Shrek 2 or Meet the Fockers at 10am, deals on popcorn and soda, and free hot dogs off the grill starting at Noon, while supplies last. Movies start at 10am, grill out starts at Noon. Bring the entire family to celebrate!

Micon Cinemas Chippewa Falls 475 Chippewa Mall Dr., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:35am Sat. Sep. 14

Family Storytime

For ages two to six, but can be enjoyed by the entire family. All storytimes feature stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and movement. All are welcome and no registration is required.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30-11am Sat. Sep. 14

Story Time at Dotters Books

Guest readers will share two picture books with kids of all ages. Donuts from Roadside Bakery and fresh brewed coffee for you to enjoy (donations for treats are welcome, but not necessary).

Dotters Books 1602 Hogeboom Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

11am-5pm Sat. Sep. 14

International Fall Festival

The International Fall Festival is Downtown Eau Claire's oldest and largest festival. Now in its 31st year, we look forward to renewing the emphasis on Eau Claire's international culture, language, food, and music.

Downtown Eau Claire South Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-5pm Sat. Sep. 14

5th Annual Western Wisconsin Tailgate Grillin' Tournament

Fourteen teams from the area (mostly local restaurants and bar/grills) will be competing in five different categories. This year’s categories are: Pizza Burger, Kabobs, Beef Burrito, Chicken Drumsticks, and Ribs. Contestants are judged on Taste/Flavor/Seasoning, Appearance, and Texture/Moisture.

Hobbsy's Tavern 3620 Locust Lane, Eau Claire

Cost: Free Samples

Age: 21+

11am-5pm Sat. Sep. 14

5th Annual Eagles Club Block Party

Lots of raffles and prizes. Food from award winning Karl's BBQ Express. 100% of the proceeds will be split between the Veterans Housing and Recovery Program located in Chippewa Falls and a Make-A-Wish Wisconsin.

Eagle's Club 2588 Hallie Rd., Chippewa Falls

noon-4pm Sat. Sep. 14

Bark & Brew

Head to Leinenkugel's Lodge with your pups for a fun filled day of puppy contests, samples, giveaways, and live music. All proceeds donated to local humane societies. Participating breweries include Leinenkugel's, Brewster Bros., Lazy Monk, Moon Ridge, Modicum, Lucette, Bloomer, and K-Point.

Leinenkugel's 124 E. Elm St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $15 for 6 beer samples

noon-4pm Sat. Sep. 14

Mala Necklace Workshop

Join Aimee at The Broom & Crow for an afternoon of Mala Necklace making. A selection of beads will be available for you to personalize your necklace. No jewelry-making experience required. You'll also learn how to incorporate your Mala into your spiritual or meditative practice.

The Broom & Crow 106 E. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $35

Age: All Ages

1-2pm Sat. Sep. 14

Native Wildflower Sanctuary Tour

Join members of the Lake Wissota Garden Club for a guided tour. Club members will point out and identify the native wildflowers currently in bloom. Meet at the sanctuary sign/parking lot just south of the duck pond. Guided tours are held the second Saturday of the month through September.

Irvine Park Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-5pm Sat. Sep. 14

7th Annual Furkin Fest

An annual beer and food pairing event benefiting the Dunn County Humane Society. There will be beer, wine, food, music, and fun for everyone.

Jake's Supper Club E5690 County Rd. D, Menomonie

Cost: $20 in advance, $22 at the door

1-2:30pm Sat. Sep. 14

WriteLab

This all-new program for middle school students allows for collaboration and idea-sharing as this group will help each other through the creative process by providing ideas and opinions while participating in fun and challenging writing activities.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $20 members, $30 community

Age: Ages 11-16

1pm Sat. Sep. 14

Cribbage Tournament

Sign up starts at 11am. Game starts at 1pm. Best 2 out of 3 will advance to a single elimination tournament. With prizes for 1st - 4th place winners.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

1-4pm Sat. Sep. 14

Vintage Skills Workshop-Embellished Bowls

Join instructors Dorothy Huse and Sylvia Kendzior to create a one-of-a-kind decorative gourd bowl. Use pine needles and beadwork to adorn your finished piece. Perfect for fall decorating or gift giving.

Chippewa Valley Museum 1204 E. Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $50 Members; $42 Non-Members

Age: 13 and Older

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Sep. 14

Downtown Eau Claire Food & History Tour

A walking tour that includes stops at 7 downtown establishments where you will enjoy tastings of local food and beverages. You’ll spend approximately 20 minutes at each restaurant and hear about the history of Eau Claire and the restaurants. A perfect mix of food, culture and fun.

The Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: $65/person

Age: All Ages

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Sep. 14

Downtown Chippewa Falls Food & History Tour

A walking tour that includes stops at 7 downtown establishments where you will enjoy tastings of local food and beverages. You’ll spend approximately 20 minutes at each restaurant and hear about the history of Chippewa Falls and the restaurants. A perfect mix of food, culture and fun.

Chippewa Falls Area Chamber of Commerce 10 South Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $65/person

Age: All Ages

2-5pm Sat. Sep. 14

Autumn Harvest Winery Fall Festival

Featuring live music by Ellie May Kay & the Machine. Consuming Fire Pizza and Butcher Blocks BBQ food trucks will be on-site. Blaeser Farms will sell local, quality meat and host a petting zoo. Fall scavenger hunt for kids, and free caricature drawings from 11:30am-4pm.

Autumn Harvest Winery 19947 Cty Hwy J, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3-9pm Sat. Sep. 14

Whale House Album Release Party

Great food, amazing beer, and mind-bending psychedelic rock with Whale House as they celebrate the release of their new full-length album "Clowder". Food Truck Provided by Locavore Mobile Kitchen.

Brewery Nonic 621 4th St. W, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

4-7pm Sat. Sep. 14

Meet the Artist - Bruce Scott

Bruce Scott received his art training at the Academy of Realist Art/Gage Academy and has participated in several art shows and exhibits including Art/Not Terminal in Seattle, WA; Anacortes Art Festival, Anacortes, WA; and Edmonds Art Festival in Edmonds, WA.

200 Main - Art and Wine 200 Main St., Eau Claire

4-7pm Sat. Sep. 14

Carlson Chiropractic Grand Re-Opening

Celebrating 6 years and the expansion of the clinic with a backyard BBQ party. Enjoy smoked pulled pork, bouncy house, music, games, prizes, and more! There will be fun for all ages and tours of the new space.

Carlson Chiropractic Clinic 3119 Golf Road, Ste 103, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-8pm Sat. Sep. 14

Luke Fischer at Together Farms Burger Nights

Primarily a guitarist, Luke Fischer also performs on bass and drums. Burgers are made on the farm using 100% grass-fed beef. BYO chairs, tables, and blankets. Sides, beer, wine, and GF & vegetarian options.

Together Farms W93 Norden Rd, Mondovi

Cost: Food priced at $10-25

5:30-7:30pm Sat. Sep. 14

Live Music at Vino Cappuccino

Catch some live music at the bistro at Vino Cappuccino. August 23 - Jordan Herrick August 24 - Micah Strunk August 30 - Rock Creek Song Dogs September 6 - Jordan Herrick September 13 - The Past & The Present September 14 - Cap'n Seabeard September 21 - Steven Szydel September 27 - Rock Creek Song Dogs

Vino Cappuccino N5734 Hwy 12, Elk Mound

Cost: FREE

6-10pm Sat. Sep. 14

Showtime Championship Wrestling at The Hallie Block Party

This year's event hosts the first 25 Wrestler Lake Hallie Rumble, where wrestlers compete in an elimination match where you must throw your opponents over the top rope and to the floor, with the last wrestler standing being named the winner!

Eagle's Club 2588 Hallie Rd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Front Row $15; General Admission $12; Kids 6 & Under Free GENERAL ADMISSION w/ Paid Adult; $2 Discount w/ Non Perishable Food Item Donation for Feed My People Food Bank

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Sat. Sep. 14

Rock Creek Song Dogs

Rock Creek Song Dogs is a husband and wife duo from Mondovi, WI playing covers of their favorite songs & multiple original songs. You'll love hearing Jake's raspy passion and Dani's understated, mellow tone.

Farm to Fork Retreat at Dancing Yarrow S193 County Road BB, Mondovi

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-7:30pm Sat. Sep. 14

Lympia Waters Healing Ceremony (Balinese)

Local Shaman Jeanette Robbins will be performing her Balinese Healing Ceremony useing particular healing flowers, teas, oils. Sacred objects and the healing waters of 3 Sacred Springs from around the world. She will be instilling them with her healing Blessings.

Contact for Location Information, Eau Claire

Cost: $75

Age: Not for children

7pm Sat. Sep. 14

Clear Water Comedy Presents: The Standup Getdown

Live Music. Stand Up Comedy. Surprises. Dancing. Prizes. By an advance ticket and get a FREE ticket to a Clear Water Comedy show and be entered into a ticket raffle. Musical guests, stand up comedy, and a night of dancing and special surprises.

The Metro 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

7-10pm Sat. Sep. 14

Live Music: Kevin Lombardo

Enjoy the live acoustic music by Kevin & Austin Lombardo.

The Red Mixer 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7pm Sat. Sep. 14

Live Music: Girls and Wolves

Wolves at the door and Girlband members combine to give you "Girls and Wolves". A night of guitar, harmony and songs. Thies combo plays some of your favorite rock, blues and folk.

Acoustic Cafe - Eau Claire 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9pm Sat. Sep. 14

Uncommon Denominator

An Eau Claire-based cover band that plays a wide variety of music, from today’s hits to groovy tunes of the past. A fun and entertaining musical experience – and dancing is encouraged. Full cash bar.

The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10 adults, $9 seniors, $5 youth

Age: All Ages

8:30-11:30pm Sat. Sep. 14

Late Night Jazz: Josh Gallagher Trio

Josh Gallagher was selected as the pianist in the Brubeck Institute Jazz Sextet during the 2004-2005 school year, where he performed with guest clinicians Bobby Watson, Rufus Reid, Jimmy Heath, Artistic Director Christian McBride, and Institute founder Dave Brubeck.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9-11pm Sat. Sep. 14

Observing The Night Sky With The Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society

Members of the Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society sponsor public observing sessions on clear Saturdays May though October (except 8/6/16). Public observing starts about an hour after sunset for about two hours. Come out and enjoy a view of the night sky not possible from the city.

Hobbs Observatory S1 County Hwy K, Fall Creek

Cost: Free, donations accepted

Age: All ages

9pm-2am Sat. Sep. 14

Karaoke Night at Hallie Bar & Grill

Come out and sing! Great sounding audio system and professional hosts make this an awesome place for a night out.

Hallie Bar & Grill 1713 Hwy OO, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Sep. 14

Live Music: Dead Ringers

The Dead Ringers play classic, modern, and alternative rock.

O'Leary's Pub 809 W. Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

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