7am-9:30pm Sat. Dec. 2

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 Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

8:30-10:30am Sat. Dec. 2

Church of Notre Dame Cookie Walk

An abundant array of cookies, candies and other homemade goodies. Make your way around directing the Cookie Walk volunteers to the goodies of your choice. Choose as many as you want. Weigh your tray, pay and you are on your way.

Notre Dame Life Center 117 Allen St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $7/pound

Age: All Ages

9-11am Sat. Dec. 2

Breakfast with Santa

Families can enjoy a delicious breakfast and visit with Santa. Children can decorate sugar cookies and make a Christmas ornament. Families will also be able to give an early Christmas gift by bringing a non-perishable food item to be donated to a local food pantry. Must register to attend.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $6/person; 3 and under free (register by 11/27)

Age: All Ages

9am-noon Sat. Dec. 2

Tiny Tots Playhouse - Open Play

Tiny Tots is a place for kids to bring their parents, grandparents or caregivers for some creative, dramatic, memory making fun. Come on in and get your play on. Make some memories, and burn off some energy.

Tiny Tots Playhouse 320 S. Wisconsin St., Fall Creek

Cost: $5/child, free for adults and infants under 12 months

Age: All Ages

9-11am Sat. Dec. 2

Christ Church Cathedral Christmas Cookie Walk

Wonderful Christmas aromas and music set the scene for this special Cookie Walk. A beautiful and delicious assortment of cookies, candies, and other holiday goodies for sale. Go early for the best selection.

Christ Church Cathedral 510 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

9:15am-2pm Sat. Dec. 2

CPR/AED/First Aid Training

First Aid and CPR / AED courses are designed to teach the basic life support skills needed to render emergency care when needed. Participants who successfully complete the class will receive a certification in Adult CPR/AED and Infant CPR with First Aid.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member: $70, Community: $95

Age: Ages 15+

10-11:30am Sat. Dec. 2

Paint with Santa

A special Holiday Childrens art class. Kids will enjoy cookies with Santa Clause as well as the hour and a half paint class and wrap.

Cheers Pablo 2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A, Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: Ages 3+

10am Sat. Dec. 2

Saturday Morning Kids Series with Joanne Linden

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

10am Sat. Dec. 2

48th Annual Frigid 8 and Thermal 3

An eight-mile and three-mile run. Through the open fields, rolling hills, and dairy farms west of Chippewa Falls. Each participant receives a long sleeve shirt. There will be several prizes, food, beverages, and home-cooked chili. The race may be cold, but that just makes you the hottest thing out there.

Our Saviours Lutheran Church 1300 Mansfield St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Contact for admission information

10am-5pm Sat. Dec. 2

3rd Annual Holiday Toy Trains

Featuring standard gauge trains running on 384 square feet of track all decked out for the holidays. Night trains on Tuesday and Thursday. Preschool age activities include Thomas the Tank Engine toy trains and track. More family activities on Thursdays & Saturdays.

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

Cost: $9 adults, $6 kids Thurs., Fri., Sat; $2/person Tues. evenings (museum free); $2/person for museum members anytime

Age: All Ages

10:15am Sat. Dec. 2

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

10:30-11am Sat. Dec. 2

Super Space Quest Planetarium Show

It's a starry, starry night (or day) at the Museum. Guests will lie down under the stars in CMEC's inflatable planetarium and visit all of the planets in our galaxy. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside Failsafe 30 minutes prior to the start of the show.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:30am-noon Sat. Dec. 2

"Mocha Joe and Me" Reading Program

Read with local therapy dog, Mocha Joe. Cozy up with this loveable canine and read him your favorite story. Parents/caregivers of readers ages 12 and under may sign up for 15 minute sessions.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 12 and under

10:45-11:45am Sat. Dec. 2

Kids Yoga Series

Join Abby Shroeder for this 4-week series where your kiddos will learn all about yoga in fun way. Parents can enjoy a class of their own at the same time in the HOT studio. The adult class is included with the purchase of the Kids Yoga Series.

The Yoga Room - Eau Claire's Yoga Studio 2839 Mall Dr., EAU CLAIRE

Cost: Full series - $40 for members, $50 for non-members; $15 Drop-in Rate

Age: Ages 5-11

11-11:30am Sat. Dec. 2

Super Space Quest Planetarium Show

It's a starry, starry night (or day) at the Museum. Guests will lie down under the stars in CMEC's inflatable planetarium and visit all of the planets in our galaxy. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside Failsafe 30 minutes prior to the start of the show.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11am-3pm Sat. Dec. 2

Santa's House

Visit with Santa at his beautifully decorated house.

Rutledge Charity Building 404 N Bridge St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am Sat. Dec. 2

ECCT Presents: "Madeline's Christmas"

"In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines lived 12 little girls in two straight lines." So begins this delightful story of Madeline's Christmas! Based on the beloved children's book this is the perfect musical treat for the entire family to start the holiday season.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $8 Youth/Student, $14 Seniors/Adult

noon-8pm Sat. Dec. 2

Photos with Santa at Oakwood Mall

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. 2

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

1-4:30pm Sat. Dec. 2

16th Annual Christmastime in the City Celebration

Celebrate the beginning of the holiday season. Visit with Mr. and Mrs. Claus from 1-4pm, and get a coupon for a holiday lunch buffet at The Plus from 1-4:30pm. Warm your heart and soul with free holiday karaoke, hot cocoa, cookies and a visit from Santa's reindeer. The festivities conclude with a tree lighting at 4:30pm.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

1-3pm Sat. Dec. 2

ARTmobile

Drop-in and make art with the ARTmobile. All projects are free, open to the public, and designed for all-ages.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-3pm Sat. Dec. 2

Teen Pinterfest Gifts

Teens are invited to spend their afternoon creating awesome Pinterest-inspired crafts to give as holiday gifts – or keep. Registration required. Register online at ecpubliclibrary.info/teens.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

1:30pm Sat. Dec. 2

ECCT Presents: "Madeline's Christmas"

"In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines lived 12 little girls in two straight lines." So begins this delightful story of Madeline's Christmas! Based on the beloved children's book this is the perfect musical treat for the entire family to start the holiday season.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $8 Youth/Student, $14 Seniors/Adult

1:30-4pm Sat. Dec. 2

Paint at Cheers Pablo

Head to Cheers Pablo for one of many painting events, or a DIY sign class. No painting experience necessary, just come ready to have fun. More information about available classes online.

Cheers Pablo 2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 per person, $25 for Kids Under 12

Age: All Ages

2-4pm Sat. Dec. 2

Advent Kick-Off and Caroling in Irvine Park

Enjoy the music of carolers kicking off Advent in Irvine Park. There will be hot chocolate and Advent meditation booklets available.

Irvine Park (near band shell) Bridgewater Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3-4:30pm Sat. Dec. 2

Cedarbrook Family Xperience

A fun free Family Christmas experience. At Keepsake Christmas, families create their very own Keepsake nativity scenes and watch as the nativity comes to life on stage.

Cedarbrook Church N6714 470th St., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:30pm Sat. Dec. 2

Holiday Glow Tree Lighting in River Prairie Park

Welcome the holiday season by coming to the first annual tree lighting event on Front Porch Plaza in River Prairie Park, Altoona. There will also be holiday music, horse drawn wagon rides, hot cocoa and cookie decorating. The lighting of the tree will be at approximately 5:45pm.

River Prairie Park 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6pm Sat. Dec. 2

28th Annual Bridge to Wonderland Parade

Enjoy over 50 illuminated and musical floats, walking units, and horse drawn wagons as they light up the winter sky. Don't miss this beautiful winter parade and beloved Chippewa Falls tradition.

Downtown Chippewa Falls, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Sat. Dec. 2

Paint at Cheers Pablo

Head to Cheers Pablo for one of many painting events, or a DIY sign class. No painting experience necessary, just come ready to have fun. More information about available classes online.

Cheers Pablo 2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 per person, $25 for Kids Under 12

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Dec. 2

Menomonie Theatre Guild: A Charlie Brown Christmas

The classic Peanuts television special comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation. Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the rest of the gang find the real meaning of Christmas.

Menomonie Theater Guild Studio 502 W. 2nd St., Menomonie

Cost: Ticket price TBA

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