Friday, Jun. 23rd, 2017

6-8pm Fri. Jun. 23

Late Nights at the Library

Teens take over the library! Have the library to yourselves. Each Friday will feature different crafts, games, and activities.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Teens 6th grade-High School

6:30-9pm Fri. Jun. 23

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

6:35pm Fri. Jun. 23

Eau Claire Express 2017 Season

Experience the excitement of live baseball as your hometown Eau Claire Express slug it out in historic Carson Park. June 3, at 7:05m vs. Mankato Moondogs June 4, at 5:05pm vs. Mankato Moondogs June 7, at 6:35pm vs. Rochester Honkers June…

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $9 general admission tickets, $11 reserved grand stand tickets, $14 reserved box tickets, $28 fan deck tickets | multi-game packages and group discounts available

Age: All Ages

7:30-10pm Fri. Jun. 23

Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild Presents: "Grease"

Meet Rydell High's senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding "Burger Palace Boys" and their gum- snapping "Pink Ladies" in bobby sox, evoking the look and sound of the 1950's in this rollicking fun musical. Sandy is the new girl in town and Danny is the school's coolest greaser. Great song and dance numbers including "Summer Nights" and "Greased Lightnin'."

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $22 GA; $10 Students

Saturday, Jun. 24th, 2017

7:30am-1pm Sat. Jun. 24

Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market

Seasonal, locally grown vegetables and fruits, plus baked goods, dairy products, meat, honey, maple syrup, flowers, and more. An art market featuring local artists appears most Saturdays throughout the season.

Phoenix Park Pavilions Riverfront Terr., Eau Claire

Age: All ages

8am-1pm Sat. Jun. 24

Menomonie Farmers Market

Since 2000, this market has seen a remarkable growth in participation and sales. Farmer participation has increased from an average of 3-4 vendors in past seasons to 20 vendors at the peak of the summer harvest. A typical market day this past season had 15-20 farmers selling everything from vegetables to fruit, eggs, meats and handmade crafts.

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

Age: all ages

8am Sat. Jun. 24

Menomonie Airfest and Autorama

Menomonie Airfest & Autorama has a car show from 8am-3pm, a radar run from 11:30-12:30, a full air show from 1-3pm, and a pancake breakfast from 8-11am. There will be food, refreshments, kids activities, and more going on at the airfield.

Menomonie Municipal Airport 1390 Indianhead Dr., Menomonie

Cost: FREE Admission, $5 Parking

Age: All Ages

9-10am Sat. Jun. 24

High 5 Free Yoga

Enjoy free yoga all summer long. No experience necessary. A gentle, all-levels accessible practice, so makes for a great place start your yoga journey. Meet at the area around the Great Dane statue in front of the RCU building.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am Sat. Jun. 24

Rock the Riverfront Featuring the Charity Classic Run/Walk

Presented by the RCU Foundation, this event features The Charity Classic, a 10k walk/run or 2 mile walk/run, a 1/2 and 1/4mile children's race. Includes music, family fun, activities, food trucks, and more. Proceeds benefit area charities. Race starts at 9am.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: Registration fee information available online

9am Sat. Jun. 24

Colfax Free Fair

Entertainment, food, carnival rides, bean bag gournament, petting zoo, 4-H, and FFA exhibits. Fireworks on Friday night.

Colfax Fairgrounds, Colfax

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Sat. Jun. 24

Menomonie Blue Caps Vintage Base Ball Mini-Festival

The Menomonie Blue Caps vintage baseball exhibition team will host its 2nd batch of matches against 2 familiar foes and one new opponent. A ladies match is scheduled to be played at 2pm. Concessions will be available, bring a chair.

Phelan Park County Rd. Y and 21st Ave. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:55am Sat. Jun. 24

Ballet Free Sample Class

Sample a free class at Swan Lake Ballet Studio for kids age 3-5.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Kids 3-5

10:30am-1pm Sat. Jun. 24

11th Annual Family Fest at the Minnesota Marine Art Museum's

Families of all ages can visit and tour the museum, enjoy art-making activities, and fish with the US Fish and Wildlife on the shores of the Mississippi.  Activities for all ages are available inside and outside - rain or shine. Expect…

Minnesota Marine Art Museum 800 Riverview Drive, Winona

Cost: FREE

11-11:45am Sat. Jun. 24

Sky Stories

It's a starry, starry night (or day) at the Museum. Check out their new Planetarium for an out-of-this world show. Visitors will lie down under the stars and hear all kinds of stories about the constellations in tonight's sky.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11-11:45am Sat. Jun. 24

Free Ballet Sample Class

Sample a free class at Swan Lake Ballet Studio for kids age 6-9.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 6-9

11am-4:30pm Sat. Jun. 24

Firewoods Pizza at River Bend

Stop out at River Bend winery for fresh, delicious wood-fired pizza. It's recommended to bring your own seating in case the patio is full.

River Bend Vineyard & Winery 10439 33rd Avenue, Chippewa Falls

noon-12:30pm Sat. Jun. 24

Make Your Own Butter

Churning isn't only for those on the farm! CMEC will be making our their spreads all week at the Museum.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Sat. Jun. 24

Fairfax Pool: Superhero Day

Join Fairfax Maxx for a day of super hero fun. Super hero themed games and activities will be offered throughout the afternoon.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4.25 or Season Pass

1-3pm Sat. Jun. 24

CANCELLED: Water Safety Fest 2017

Join Eau Claire Parks & Recreation lifeguards and learn about basic water safety. Learn basic rescue techniques and play safety games.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4.25/person or Season Pass. Children 2 & under are free

Age: All ages

1-2pm Sat. Jun. 24

Artist in Residence: Rubber Band Painting

Thanks to this month's Artist in Residence, Amy Hahn, your little ones will be able to craft all kinds of abstract work to take home. Today's activity is Rubber Band Painting.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

1:30-4pm Sat. Jun. 24

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

2-5:30pm Sat. Jun. 24

Live Music on the Patio: Matt Wahl + Jim Schuh Duo

His original songs take you to sunny places for good times (and a few cold ones) with lots of favorites thrown in too. Matt has toured throughout the country and released 7 CDs of original music on his own record label. Jim Schuh began playing drums during the mid 1960s. Currently Jim also plays in his trio Schuh Fly and the Mark Heal. Wine, cheese, and snacks available.

Autumn Harvest Winery 19947 Cty Hwy J, Chippewa Falls

2:30-3:15pm Sat. Jun. 24

Sky Stories

It's a starry, starry night (or day) at the Museum. Check out their new Planetarium for an out-of-this world show. Visitors will lie down under the stars and hear all kinds of stories about the constellations in tonight's sky.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

3:30-4:30pm Sat. Jun. 24

Painting & Popcorn

Create a one-of-a-kind painting to hang on the wall at home or give to a special person in their life. Plus, snacks and juice boxes provided to fuel the creative energy. Register online.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

4-4:30pm Sat. Jun. 24

Make Your Own Butter

Churning isn't only for those on the farm! CMEC will be making our their spreads all week at the Museum.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Sat. Jun. 24

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

6:35pm Sat. Jun. 24

Eau Claire Express vs Rochester Honkers

Get to Carson Park to watch the Eau Claire Express take on the Rochester Honkers.

Eau Claire Express Stadium - Carson Park 702 Carson Park Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $9 general admission tickets, $11 reserved grand stand tickets, $14 reserved box tickets, $28 fan deck tickets | multi-game packages and group discounts available

Age: All Ages

7:30-10pm Sat. Jun. 24

Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild Presents: "Grease"

Meet Rydell High's senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding "Burger Palace Boys" and their gum- snapping "Pink Ladies" in bobby sox, evoking the look and sound of the 1950's in this rollicking fun musical. Sandy is the new girl in town and Danny is the school's coolest greaser. Great song and dance numbers including "Summer Nights" and "Greased Lightnin'."

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $22 GA; $10 Students

10pm Sat. Jun. 24

Observing The Night Sky With The Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society

Enjoy a view of the night sky not possible from the city. Look through telescopes and see galaxies, nebula, star clusters, colorful double stars, and much more. Public observing starts about an hour after sunset for about two hours.

Hobbs Observatory In Beaver Creek Reserve, S1 Cty Hwy K, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE, donations accepted

Age: All ages

Sunday, Jun. 25th, 2017

Sun. Jun. 25

2017 Summer STEM Camp

Campers will stay overnight in campus dorms and eat in UW-Stout’s dining hall. Outside of the classroom, campers can look forward to activities like: the UW-Stout Adventure Challenge ropes course, the UW-Stout swimming pool, local industry tours, movie night, and much more!

University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: $475

Age: Entering Grades 8-10 in the fall

9am Sun. Jun. 25

Colfax Free Fair

Entertainment, food, carnival rides, bean bag gournament, petting zoo, 4-H, and FFA exhibits. Fireworks on Friday night.

Colfax Fairgrounds, Colfax

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Sun. Jun. 25

2nd Annual Family Fun Day Irvine Park

Fundraiser for a good cause with a fun filled day at the park enjoying some delicious food & live music entertainment, activities including bouncy house inflatable, animal exhibits, vendor show, games, balloon artist, face painting, hair styles & colors, and more.

Irvine Park Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5/person or $15/family of 4; $3 for each additional child

Age: All Ages

noon-5pm Sun. Jun. 25

Sunday Fun at Farm to Fork

A fun-day for family, spend the day in the yard playing bean bag toss, horse shoes and 9 hole Frisbee golf. There will be drink specials and wood-fired pizzas available including gluten free crusts.

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

noon-5pm Sun. Jun. 25

Carson Park Train Rides

Enjoy a scenic, half-mile train ride located in Eau Claire's premier Carson Park presented by the Chippewa Valley Railroad Association. A coal-fired steam engine pulls one train, a G-16 gasoline powered-streamliner pulls the other.

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: Under 2 years old FREE, ages 2-12 $2, ages 12+ $3

1-3pm Sun. Jun. 25

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

1:30-4pm Sun. Jun. 25

Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild Presents: "Grease"

Meet Rydell High's senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding "Burger Palace Boys" and their gum- snapping "Pink Ladies" in bobby sox, evoking the look and sound of the 1950's in this rollicking fun musical. Sandy is the new girl in town and Danny is the school's coolest greaser. Great song and dance numbers including "Summer Nights" and "Greased Lightnin'."

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $22 GA; $10 Students

4:30-6pm Sun. Jun. 25

Summer Rock Band

Join us for this unique opportunity to work with one of Eau Claire’s preeminent musicians and educators, Eric “Pedals” Thompson, as you make music in a band. Students will write their own song and learn two or more cover songs along with music theory, ensemble playing, and songwriting. Cap off the experience with a show at the Plus.

Pedals Music 307 S Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $99

Age: High School Students & YA

5:05pm Sun. Jun. 25

Eau Claire Express vs Duluth Huskies

Get to Carson Park to watch the Eau Claire Express take on the Duluth Huskies.

Eau Claire Express Stadium - Carson Park 702 Carson Park Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $9 general admission tickets, $11 reserved grand stand tickets, $14 reserved box tickets, $28 fan deck tickets | multi-game packages and group discounts available

Age: All Ages

5:05pm Sun. Jun. 25

Eau Claire Express 2017 Season

Experience the excitement of live baseball as your hometown Eau Claire Express slug it out in historic Carson Park. June 3, at 7:05m vs. Mankato Moondogs June 4, at 5:05pm vs. Mankato Moondogs June 7, at 6:35pm vs. Rochester Honkers June…

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $9 general admission tickets, $11 reserved grand stand tickets, $14 reserved box tickets, $28 fan deck tickets | multi-game packages and group discounts available

Age: All Ages

5:30-7:30pm Sun. Jun. 25

Altoona Music in the Park

A series of local music acts ranging form acoustic cover classics to to rock 'n' roll bands running throughout the summer.

Altoona City Park Pavillion 10th Street West, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7:30pm Sun. Jun. 25

Summer Funk Band

Horns, vocals, guitar, bass, keyboard, drums -- many instruments are needed for this sophisticated style. Students will meet in sectionals the first two weeks to hone their parts before working together as a full ensemble.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $99

Age: High School Students & YA

6:30-8pm Sun. Jun. 25

Summer Rock Band

Join us for this unique opportunity to work with one of Eau Claire’s preeminent musicians and educators, Eric “Pedals” Thompson, as you make music in a band. Students will write their own song and learn two or more cover songs along with music theory, ensemble playing, and songwriting. Cap off the experience with a show at the Plus.

Pedals Music 307 S Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $99

Age: High School Students & YA

Monday, Jun. 26th, 2017

Mon. Jun. 26

SportsMetrics ™ Jump Training Camp

Train with SportsMetrics™ to reduce your risk of injury and enhance competitive athletic performance. Learn proper injury prevention techniques along with jumping drills to gain new insight into fitness and athletic safety. Perfect for all student athletes.

UWEC Campus

Cost: $195

Age: Grades 6-12

Mon. Jun. 26

2017 Summer STEM Camp

Campers will stay overnight in campus dorms and eat in UW-Stout’s dining hall. Outside of the classroom, campers can look forward to activities like: the UW-Stout Adventure Challenge ropes course, the UW-Stout swimming pool, local industry tours, movie night, and much more!

University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: $475

Age: Entering Grades 8-10 in the fall

Mon. Jun. 26

Joy of Math Summer Youth Camp

Discover the secrets within mathematical concepts through art, storytelling, games and puzzles. Students are presented with new perspectives towards math through nontraditional approaches to learning. Go above and beyond to uncover the Joy of Math.

UWEC Campus

Cost: $189 Standard; $169 Early Bird

Age: Grades 10-12

8am-3pm Mon. Jun. 26

Summer Institute: Chippewa Falls

Summer Institute has a 40-year tradition of teaching and delighting children across the Chippewa Valley. Your kids will love the variety of activities, and you will appreciate the small classes that promise high quality learning. From art to animals, math to music, stories to science and so much more.

Halmstad Elementary School 565 E. South Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25 per class for Chippewa Falls district residents, $95 per class for all other students.

Age: Students entering grades K-5

9am-noon Mon. Jun. 26

Tiny Tots Playhouse - Open Play

An interactive playhouse where children can bring their parents, grandparents or caregivers for a day of creative, memory-making fun.

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

Cost: $4/child

Age: All Ages

9am-noon Mon. Jun. 26

Joy of Math Summer Youth Camp

Discover the secrets within mathematical concepts through art, storytelling, games and puzzles. Students are presented with new perspectives towards math through nontraditional approaches to learning.

UWEC Campus

Cost: $189

Age: Grades 10-12

9am-noon Mon. Jun. 26

Love Eau Claire - Day Camp

Each day kids will play sports, make a cool craft, hear a story from the Bible, have snack, sing fun songs and even have a li'l time for reading.

, Eau Claire

Cost: Registration fee information available online

Age: Entering 3rd-5th Grade

9:30-10:15am Mon. Jun. 26

Movin' & Groovin'

Each Movin' & Groovin' class is filled with laughter & fun. It promotes language & play through the use of music, song & dance.

River Source Family Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Age Birth to age 5