Wednesday, May. 24th, 2017

6:30-8:30pm Wed. May. 24

Leinenkugel's Beer Dinner

With special guests Dick and John Leinenkugel. The beer dinner will be catered by KP Katering and all proceeds from this event will go to the Riverfront Park Project of Chippewa Falls. Limited seating available. Please call to make your reservation today.

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

Cost: $50

Age: 21+

Saturday, May. 27th, 2017

8am-1pm Sat. May. 27

The Oz Run - 5K Run/Walk and Half Marathon

This annual Wizard of Oz-themed 5K Run/Walk and Half Marathon benefits Irvine Park and the new Southview Elementary Barrier Free Playground. Registered runners get race shirt and medal. Finish line festival with runner costume contest, prizes for top finishers, live music, hot dogs and brats, beer and root beer, petting zoo, bounce house and more.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $30-65 for adults; $20-30 for kids

Age: All Ages

Monday, May. 29th, 2017

10:30am Mon. May. 29

Fall Creek Lions Club Charcoal Chicken Dinner

Annual Memorial Day Charcoal Chicken Dinner held at Keller Park, in Fall Creek. Serving from 10:30am till chicken is gone. Proceeds benefit various community projects.

Keller Park State Street, Fall Creek

Cost: $8 for 1/4 chicken dinner, $11 for 1/2 chicken dinner; Includes sides

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, May. 30th, 2017

10am-3pm Tue. May. 30

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Give blood. Help save lives. Get a Red Cross visor while supplies last.

Menomonie Alliance Church 502 21st St. N, Menomonie

Age: 17+

Thursday, Jun. 1st, 2017

3:30-10pm Thu. Jun. 1

ChemCeed's Relay for Life Annual Golf Outing

The ticket will include 9 holes of golf, ½ golf cart, food, and 1 drink ticket. As part of the event there will be also be hole games, a raffle drawing, and a silent auction. Registration begins at 3:30pm.

Lake Wissota Golf Course 16108 97th Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $45/person

Age: All Ages

Friday, Jun. 2nd, 2017

11:30am-6pm Fri. Jun. 2

Reach Foundation Charity Golf Outing

The Reach Foundation is holding its 18th annual charity golf outing. This includes a prize for every golfer, select-hole competitions, a silent auction, and a dinner and awards ceremony following the tournament. All proceeds support Reach Inc.

Hickory Hills Golf Course E4080 Hickory Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: $75 before May 8, $85 after May 8

Age: 18+

Saturday, Jun. 3rd, 2017

10am-1pm Sat. Jun. 3

Camps-A-Rising Fundraiser

The Mission of this fundraiser is to support peaceful direct action in resisting the fossil fuel industry by distributing necessary gear and supplies to Water Protectors' camps in the Midwest. Special speaker Lt. Colonel Casey Chamberlin who served at Standing Rock.

Tainter Town Hall N8150 County Road DG, Colfax

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30pm Sat. Jun. 3

8th Annual Eau Claire Triathlon Sprint

Held on Sunday, The Eau Claire Triathlon includes a swim in Halfmoon Lake, a bike ride through the rolling hills of western Wisconsin countryside, and a run through historic Carson Park. Kids age 7-14 can participate in Saturday's Eau Claire Kids Triathlon. Proceeds benefit Friends of the Orphans and the Chippewa Valley Free Clinic.

Halfmoon Park Randall Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $57-77 for individuals; $95-115 for teams (depending on date of registration)

Age: Ages 7-14 OR 15+

Sunday, Jun. 4th, 2017

12:30pm Sun. Jun. 4

Larry's Legacy Bike Ride

A fun bike ride in order to raise funds for the Weekend Kids Meal Program. Riders all start together, but you go for as far and as long as you would like. 100% of your registration fee goes to the program. Register online. Rally starts at 12:30pm, bike ride at 1pm. Additional registration information online.

St. John's Lutheran Church 1804 Highland Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 individual, $30 family (max)

Age: All Ages

6pm Sun. Jun. 4

8th Annual Eau Claire Triathlon Sprint

Held on Sunday, The Eau Claire Triathlon includes a swim in Halfmoon Lake, a bike ride through the rolling hills of western Wisconsin countryside, and a run through historic Carson Park. Kids age 7-14 can participate in Saturday's Eau Claire Kids Triathlon. Proceeds benefit Friends of the Orphans and the Chippewa Valley Free Clinic.

Halfmoon Park Randall Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $57-77 for individuals; $95-115 for teams (depending on date of registration)

Age: Ages 7-14 OR 15+

Wednesday, Jun. 7th, 2017

3pm Wed. Jun. 7

United Way of Dunn County Annual Spring Carnival & Agency Fair

The 3M Wizards will once again pay a visit, and horse-drawn carriage rides will be available, weather permitting. The event will include dozens of children’s games, information about our agencies’ services and food. There also will be face painting, a caricature artist and a door prize.

Cost: FREE

Thursday, Jun. 8th, 2017

4pm Thu. Jun. 8

Shootin' Down Senior Hunger Trap Shoot

The Annual Trap Shoot is a partnership with Rod & Gun of Eau Claire and Meals on Wheels. Proceeds directly benefit food cost for those on the program. This event is for beginners and expert, has a silent auction, and $5 dinner option.

Eau Claire Rod & Gun Club 801 Schoettl Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $50 pre-register, $60 walk in

6-9pm Thu. Jun. 8

ECRAC Presents: Jubilee 2017

Luxe and mysterious, this is an evening celebrated as an exclusive summer Masquerade Ball. A cocktail hour and hors d'oeuvres beginning at 6:30pm followed by an elegant 3-course dinner, live auctions, and an awards presentation. Portion of proceeds go to Confluence Center for the Arts Operating Fund.

Cost: $90 per person, $650 per table of eight

Saturday, Jun. 10th, 2017

9am Sat. Jun. 10

8th Annual Spectrum Shuffle 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk

This fun run/walk is held as part of the Altoona Cinder City Days celebration. It benefits the Autism Society of the Chippewa Valley.

Cinder City Park Spooner Ave and 10th St., Altoona

Cost: $10-18

Sunday, Jun. 11th, 2017

10am-2pm Sun. Jun. 11

Eau Claire Area Master Gardener Plant Sale

Available for purchase will be perennials for sun and shade, herbs, shrubs, houseplants, garden crafts, and more. Additionally, Master Gardener Volunteers will be on hand to answer your home lawn/garden and plant care questions. Sponsored by the Eau Claire Area Master Gardener Association.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Tuesday, Jun. 13th, 2017

8am Tue. Jun. 13

Run/Walk to Support Veterans in Need 5k

The course relatively flat and winds through the Bloomer community and the countryside. All proceeds will be used towards the training of a service dog for a local veteran with PTSD. Register at North Bloomer Park and course starts at Bloomer Beach.

North Park 2701 9th Avenue, Bloomer

Cost: $20 pre-registration; $25 after 5/14

Saturday, Jun. 17th, 2017

7am-3pm Sat. Jun. 17

Hallie Optimist Golf Ball Scramble and Golf Ball Drop

Enjoy 18 holes of golf with special hole events, a picnic luncheon, prizes, and a silent auction. At the end of the event, a helicopter will fly marked golf balls above the green and drop them. If your numbered golf ball is closest to the tee you will win cash! Proceeds help the Hallie Optimist fund youth programs.

Lake Hallie Golf Course 2196 110th Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $75 per golfer or $260 for a foursome; Golf Ball raffle $5 each or 5 for $20

Age: Adults

9am-3pm Sat. Jun. 17

WINUM District Optimist Junior Golf Tournament

The Optimist International Junior Golf Championships is one of the largest and best-known junior golf tournaments in the world. Each year, more than 600 golfers participate in the Optimist Junior Golf Tournament.

Lake Hallie Golf Course 2196 110th St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $50 per golfer

Age: Ages 10-18

9:30am Sat. Jun. 17

Thin Mint Sprint 5k/10k and Kids Shortbread Shuffle

This 5K fun run/walk is a celebration of Girl Scouts, being active, and community involvement. The chip-timed race begins at 8:30 am in front of the Pine Pavilion in Carson Park in Eau Claire, WI and is open to anyone. After the race, there will be DJ entertainment, inflatables, and a community expo showcasing their sponsors and partners. A half-mile Shortbread Shuffle kids run will start at 8 am.

Pine Pavilion, Carson Park 741 Pavillion Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 for 5k, $35 for 10k, $10 Shortbread Shuffle; Team Pricing available online; Discounts for Girl Scouts Members

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Jun. 20th, 2017

6:30-9pm Tue. Jun. 20

Mad Dash

The Mad Dash was started as a way to celebrate Maddy Butterworth's birthday with the community. Currently funds from the Mad Dash are being donated to Locust Lane Elementary, where Maddy attended kindergarten.

Carson Park - Pine Pavilion 741 Pavilion Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: 12 and under $5, Students/Adults $15

Age: All Ages

Friday, Jun. 23rd, 2017

7pm Fri. Jun. 23

UV Splash 5k by Color Dash

The Color Dash will donate 50% of the proceeds to the Eau Claire Children's Theater. Make sure to get there early to join in on the dance competitions, hula-hoop contest, and many more contests with awesome swag giveaways.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $40 GA, $50-75 Admission with free stuff, $21-28 per person in family

Saturday, Jun. 24th, 2017

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

Thursday, Jul. 20th, 2017

11:30am-7pm Thu. Jul. 20

Dollar Swim Day: Feed Our Community

Anyone who brings in one non-perishable item gets in for $1.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $1/person or season pass, 2 & under are free

Age: All Ages

Sunday, Jul. 30th, 2017

7pm Sun. Jul. 30

Tortoise and Hare 5k + Free Kids Fun Run

Annual run/walk 5k with a free kids run to follow along with a free picnic for all participants and ITC members. A portion of this years proceeds will go towards the Pinehurst Project. Register online.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 for 5k if registered by July 17th, kids run is free

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Aug. 5th, 2017

Sat. Aug. 5

Half Moon Dragon Boat Festival 2017

The Half Moon Dragon Boat Festival is a fresh and exciting festival to promote community wellness and teamwork, and raise funds to support hospice services. Fifty-two teams will paddle sleek, Hong Kong-style dragon boats along a 250-meter course on Half Moon Lake in the heart of Eau Claire.

Half Moon Lake, Eau Claire

Age: All ages

Friday, Aug. 11th, 2017

6-10am Fri. Aug. 11

Dunkin’ Donuts Cop on a Rooftop for Special Olympics

Local law enforcement officers will sit, stand, and jump around to be let down from the rooftop of Dunkin’ Donuts stores across Wisconsin. To get off the roof the officers are asking you to make a donation into a bucket they will lower from the roof.

Dunkin' Donuts 2836 N. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Donations include free coffee

Age: All Ages

Wednesday, Aug. 23rd, 2017

Wed. Aug. 23

4th Annual A Grand Evening on the Bridge

A Grand Evening on the Bridge is a unique community experience, giving a select few the opportunity to dine and socialize on the Grand Avenue Footbridge. Featuring food and drinks from some of Downtown’s finest establishments. DECI's signature annual fundraiser.

Grand Avenue Footbridge, Eau Claire

Cost: Ticket package information available online

Saturday, Aug. 26th, 2017
Tuesday, Aug. 29th, 2017

4:30-7pm Tue. Aug. 29

Leader-Telegram Buckshot Run for Special Olympics

This 2 mile run/walk in beautiful Carson Park is ranked one of the top 10 races in Wisconsin. Check in begins at 4:30 p.m. and the race begins at 6 p.m. with awards following at 7 p.m.

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $20-$35

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Sep. 2nd, 2017

7:30am-1pm Sat. Sep. 2

Leader-Telegram Buckshot Run for Special Olympics

A 2 and 5 mile run/walk in and around beautiful Carson Park and downtown Eau Claire is ranked one of the top 10 races in Wisconsin. Check in begins at 7:30 AM, the 5 mile starts at 9 AM the 2 mile starts at 10:30 a.m., the Kids’ Fun Run begins at 11:30 a.m. and awards are at Noon.

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $20-$35

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Sep. 28th, 2017

5:30-9pm Thu. Sep. 28

Run With the Cops 5K for Special Olympics

Join dozens of law enforcement officers for this 5k to benefit local Special Olympics athletes. This unique evening glow run follows a 5k run and 1 mile walk route on campus and through parts of downtown Menomonie. Registration includes a t-shirt and coffee and donuts at the finish line. Open to all community members, families, college students and anyone interested in supporting Special Olympics.

UW-Stout Campus 712 Broadway St S, Menomonie

Cost: $25

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Nov. 4th, 2017

6-10pm Sat. Nov. 4

10th Annual Country Inn C.A.R.E.S.

This year, the Country Inn of Chippewa Falls sponsors the Chippewa County Humane Society, a non-profit animal welfare organization serving Chippewa and the surrounding counties. The theme this year will be "Pretty in Pink: An 80s Prom" with great items available in the silent auction and raffle tables. Prizes for costumes.

Loopy's Grill and Saloon 10691 Business 29, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Nov. 9th, 2017

6-9pm Thu. Nov. 9

Taste of the North - Food as Art

Two floors of incredible food, drink and enjoying the company of friends. Many of the Chippewa Valley’s best culinary artisans come out to share their skills and talents all the while raising money for the Heyde Center. The funds raised will benefit the Heyde Center’s.

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

Cost: $30

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Nov. 16th, 2017

6-9pm Thu. Nov. 16

2nd Annual Reach for the Stars

A dinner, a silent art auction, and a performance by the Special Angels. Other performances to be announced.

The Florian Gardens 2340 Lorch Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $50 per person or $350 for a table of 8

Thursday, Dec. 14th, 2017

2-3:30pm Thu. Dec. 14

3rd Annual Holiday Tea: A Quintessential English Afternoon Tea

A quintessentially English tradition. Along with the traditional tea service, enjoy delicious finger sandwiches accompanied by freshly baked and desserts fundraiser for the Heyde Center. The auditorium will be decorated for the holidays and complimented by music.

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

Cost: $20/person

Age: All Ages

The Volume One Calendar is sponsored by Mayo Clinic Health System of Eau Claire