7am-9pm Sat. Dec. 10

Christmas Village

Irvine Park Christmas Village will be open from dawn to dusk. The display will include more than 100,000 Christmas lights and over 100 life-size Christmas scenes that replicate the Victorian era and the city's early history. The park becomes a Christmas village. Bring your family and friends to view this spectacular scene.

Irvine Park Bridgewater Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

8-9am Sat. Dec. 10

Dance Fitness

Dance Fitness is a group fitness class that is all about fun and creative exercises. This class meshes Latin American dancing with the fiery songs from the Latin culture that is sure to get your heart pumping.

Eau Claire Sport Warehouse 2983 11th St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 (First class free)

Age: 12+

8-11am Sat. Dec. 10

Breakfast with Santa

Get a great pancake and sausage breakfast and donate to an organization that supports local youth and youth activities. Bring your camera to capture your little one’s excitement at meeting Santa! Sponsored by the Hallie Optimist Club.

Lake Hallie Town Hall 13136 30th Avenue, Lake Hallie

Cost: $6 per person; 12 and under free

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Sat. Dec. 10

If The Shoe Fits Kids Dance Classes

Various dance classes from mommy and me to jazz and modern. Main focus is starting at the beginning, so no experience is required.

If The Shoe Fits Dance Studio 102 W Grand Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $35-$45 per month

Age: Ages 3-13

10-11:30am Sat. Dec. 10

Santa’s Workshop

The Lab staff will transform the second floor of the Children's Museum into a magical Santa's workshop. Your little ones will have fun being Santa's elves, making special holiday gifts, drinking hot chocolate, eating Mrs. Claus yummy treats, making some magic reindeer food, and more.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: $18 per child 20% sibling discount, adults FREE

Age: 18 months – 8 years

10am Sat. Dec. 10

Saturday Morning Kids Series

Each Saturday morning we will have a special guest on hand to read a story or two in the V1 Gallery. Afterwards kids can pick from a handful of local coloring pages to color here or at home and enter to win a $50 Local Store Gift Card. After kids turn in their drawings, they will be up on Volumeone.org/store for public voting.

The Volume One Gallery (Inside The Local Store) 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

10am-4pm Sat. Dec. 10

ArtMobile at Oakwood Mall

The ARTmobile connects children to the visual arts with fun and relevant art projects that have an educational aspect to them.

Oakwood Mall 4800 Golf Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Sat. Dec. 10

Holiday Toy Trains

Second annual 384 sq. ft. standard gauge toy train display decked out for the holidays. New this year: night trains with lighted cars, on Tuesday evenings. Display includes original 1910-1940 toy trains. Additional activities: hands-on toy trains for younger folks, scavenger hunt, train story time. Bonus - receive 5 free tickets to ride Carson Park trains when sign up for a museum membership.

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

Cost: $9 adults, $6 kids on weekends (includes museum admission); $2 per person Tuesday evenings (museum free)

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sat. Dec. 10

Scones with Santa

Visit St. Nick. Read Stories with a snow princess. Snack on scones. Score with Buy One Get One Free consignment toys, clothing and gear.

That's Adorable, Kids Consignment Boutique 129 N. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to attend

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:50am Sat. Dec. 10

Swan Lake Ballet Studio - Winter Kids Classes

Learn diversity through dance, study classical ballet vocabulary, build up strong body, and experience creativity in dance. Students learn classical ballet choreography and perform at various venues such as Mabel Tainter, Summer Festival, Fall International Festival, and the UWEC Davies Center. Go online for age bracket and class information.

Swan Lake Ballet Studio Banbury Place Bldg 13 Ste 122, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 per class, $20 for 5 classes, $25 for 6 classes; First Class FREE

Age: 3-5, 6-8, 6+

10:15-10:45am Sat. Dec. 10

L.E. Phillips Library: Family Storytime

Stories, songs and fun for the whole family, designed to ignite children's language and brain development.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library 400 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Age 0-6

11-11:45am Sat. Dec. 10

Swan Lake Ballet Studio - Winter Kids Classes

Learn diversity through dance, study classical ballet vocabulary, build up strong body, and experience creativity in dance. Students learn classical ballet choreography and perform at various venues such as Mabel Tainter, Summer Festival, Fall International Festival, and the UWEC Davies Center. Go online for age bracket and class information.

Swan Lake Ballet Studio Banbury Place Bldg 13 Ste 122, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 per class, $20 for 5 classes, $25 for 6 classes; First Class FREE

Age: 3-5, 6-8, 6+

11am-3pm Sat. Dec. 10

Santa's House

Visit with Santa at his beautifully decorated house. Don't forget to bring your camera!

Rutledge Charity Building 404 N Bridge St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am Sat. Dec. 10

ECCT Presents: Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells

Junie B Jones is super-excited about the upcoming Holiday Sing-ALong and Secret Santa gift exchange at her school. Too bad Tattletale May keeps ruining all her fun! So when Junie B. draws May's name for Secret Santa, she comes up with the perfect plan to teach her nemesis a lesson.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Ticket Price TBA

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Sat. Dec. 10

Making Memories with Santa

Santa will be at Oakwood Mall daily. Santa’s house is located in the Sears wing. Santa may take occasional breaks to feed the reindeer throughout the day, so be sure to check his schedule online. Time flies, except when you're in line, so go online to make a reservation and get to see the big guy on time!

Oakwood Mall 4800 Golf Rd, Eau Claire

noon-5pm Sat. Dec. 10

Christkindlmarkt

Lazy Monk Brewing is excited to bring to the Chippewa Valley a true German Christkindlmarkt! The first three Saturdays in December we will bring you an outdoor shopping market for your holiday gift giving. Vendors include local potters, cheese makers, handcrafted wooden gifts, handcrafted soaps, and other locally made products for your buying pleasure.

Lazy Monk Brewing, LLC 97 West Madison Street, Eau Claire

Age: All Ages

noon-3pm Sat. Dec. 10

5th Annual MHS Orchestra Cookie Walk

Homemade cookies sold by the pound. Live music by Memorial High School’s award-winning orchestra students. Free carnival crafts and games coordinated by the students, and a visit by Santa.

Memorial High School 2225 Keith St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

12:05-1pm Sat. Dec. 10

Swan Lake Ballet Studio - Modern Dance

Learn diversity through dance, study classical ballet vocabulary, build up strong body, and experience creativity in dance. Students learn classical ballet choreography and perform at various venues such as Mabel Tainter, Summer Festival, Fall International Festival, and the UWEC Davies Center. Go online for age bracket and class information.

Swan Lake Ballet Studio Banbury Place Bldg 13 Ste 122, Eau Claire

Cost: $8 per class/$39 for 5 classes/$43 for 6 classes; First class is free

Age: 8+

1pm Sat. Dec. 10

Maggie Mae's Country Christmas Concert

Maggie Mae's Country Christmas Concert is an event for all ages! Come and join us at the Independence Opera House on December 10, 2016 to get into the Holiday Spirit. You will experience an afternoon of energetic and fun-filled entertainment.

Independence Opera House 23688 Adams Street, Independence

Cost: Tickets: $22 in advance, $25 at the door

Age: All ages

1:30-3pm Sat. Dec. 10

Teen Pinterest Gifts

Create awesome Pinterest-inspired crafts to give as holiday gifts or keep. Register online or by phone.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library 400 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE; Registration preferred

Age: Ages 10+

1:30-3:30pm Sat. Dec. 10

A Christmas Story

The holiday classic, A Christmas Story, is coming to The Grand stage. See Ralphie in his quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun for Christmas. "You’ll shoot your eye out!” All the elements from the beloved movie are here: the temperamental furnace, the playground lamp post, Scut Farcus, and the infamous leg lamp.

The Grand Theatre 102 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $22 Adults/Seniors; $10 Youth/Students

Age: All Ages

1:30pm Sat. Dec. 10

ECCT Presents: Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells

Junie B Jones is super-excited about the upcoming Holiday Sing-ALong and Secret Santa gift exchange at her school. Too bad Tattletale May keeps ruining all her fun! So when Junie B. draws May's name for Secret Santa, she comes up with the perfect plan to teach her nemesis a lesson.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Ticket Price TBA

Age: All Ages

2pm Sat. Dec. 10

Menomonie Theater Guild Presents: A Little House Christmas

A Little House Christmas, based on Christmas stories from the Little House on the Prairie books by Laura Ingalls Wilder, is a family-friendly reminder to put down the phones and enjoy the company of others during the Christmas season. The play highlights values like generosity, kindness, and humanity to help get you in the true Christmas spirit.

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts 205 Main St. E, Menomonie

Cost: Contact for ticket price

3pm Sat. Dec. 10

Miniature Garden Tea Party in the Greenhouse

A wonderful miniature garden tea party in the greenhouse for you and your child or grandchild. Enjoy a lovely lunch of mini sandwiches, mini desserts and tea. Children will accessorize their own mini garden to take home and read a poem all about fairies. Come dressed in your “fairy best” for delightful tea party in the Greenhouse. Price of mini-garden included in child price. Registration required.

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

Cost: $35/child, $20/adult

Age: All Ages

4:30-6:30pm Sat. Dec. 10

Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra: Winter Celebration

Begin the holidays with guest artist Christine Hitt and the CVSO. Enjoy the classics!

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: Adult $28, Senior $25, Youth/Student $7

Age: All Ages

6-10pm Sat. Dec. 10

Parents Night Out

Enjoy some time having dinner or shopping while your children enjoy a night of fun activities with The Eau Claire Sport Warehouse family.

Eau Claire Sport Warehouse 2983 11th St., Eau Claire

Cost: $15

Age: K through 8th grade

6:30-9:30pm Sat. Dec. 10

Ole and Lena’s Family Christmas Dinner and Show

This year Lena has invited the whole family, even her snooty cousin Mildred from Edina. Ole really wants nothing to do with the whole thing, especially the part where Lena has him dress up in the old Santa suit and hand out presents. Can Sven get Ole out of playing Santa?

Chippewa Valley Cultural Association, Inc., Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: Show/Show & Dinner: Adults $14/32, Seniors $13/31, Youth $7/21 Dinner + Show- Adults $32, Seniors $31, Youth $21.

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Dec. 10

Menomonie Theater Guild Presents: A Little House Christmas

A Little House Christmas, based on Christmas stories from the Little House on the Prairie books by Laura Ingalls Wilder, is a family-friendly reminder to put down the phones and enjoy the company of others during the Christmas season. The play highlights values like generosity, kindness, and humanity to help get you in the true Christmas spirit.

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts 205 Main St. E, Menomonie

Cost: Contact for ticket price

7:30-9:30pm Sat. Dec. 10

A Christmas Story

The holiday classic, A Christmas Story, is coming to The Grand stage. See Ralphie in his quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun for Christmas. "You’ll shoot your eye out!” All the elements from the beloved movie are here: the temperamental furnace, the playground lamp post, Scut Farcus, and the infamous leg lamp.

The Grand Theatre 102 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $22 Adults/Seniors; $10 Youth/Students

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 12/10/2016

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

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