7am-9:30pm Tue. Dec. 12
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
9-10:30am Tue. Dec. 12
This parent & child playgroup offers fun & playful opportunities for families to connect through music & story time, crafts & healthy snacks. Plus, each family receives one free book each month.
First Presbyterian Church 211 South 4th Street, Cornell
Age: 0-5 yrs
9:30-11:30am Tue. Dec. 12
You and your child will enjoy free play, songs, dancing, stories, crafts & snacks. Here you will find playing & learning go hand in hand. Come & experience learning through the eyes of your child.
River Source Family Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls
Age: Ages Birth to age 5
11:30am-noon Tue. Dec. 12
Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments. This week's activity is squishy circuits.
Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire
Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission
noon-8pm Tue. Dec. 12
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
5-6pm Tue. Dec. 12
Hang out at the YMCA for hands-on, and interactive projects. Switch between a STEM challenge or activity and an arts lesson or project.
Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire
5-8pm Tue. Dec. 12
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
6-9pm Tue. Dec. 12
A program of Christmas music featuring the hymns and Old English Christmas carols. Local singers share the joy and excitement of Christmas in this special concert. MJ Consort will provide music before the performance and during intermission. Five Star Catering will provide a buffet. Show only also available.
The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls
Cost: Buffet Supper show: $25 per person (assigned seating) Show only (balcony seats): $15 per person
Age: All Ages
6:30-9pm Tue. Dec. 12
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