Friday, Aug. 18th, 2017

3-11:30pm Fri. Aug. 18

8th Annual Eau Claire Big Rig Truck Show

Truck Show features over-the-road semi-trucks from across the United States and Canada. Light show Friday night & Saturday evening after a Monster Truck Show. Military and law enforcement vehicles. Antique trucks. Free rides. Truck parade. Beer gardens, food & vendors, outdoor exhibitors, live music and more.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Free for the Truck Show/Tickets for the Monster Truck Show $20 for adults $12.50 kids $10 pit pass

Saturday, Aug. 19th, 2017

10am-11:30pm Sat. Aug. 19

8th Annual Eau Claire Big Rig Truck Show

Truck Show features over-the-road semi-trucks from across the United States and Canada. Light show Friday night & Saturday evening after a Monster Truck Show. Military and law enforcement vehicles. Antique trucks. Free rides. Truck parade. Beer gardens, food & vendors, outdoor exhibitors, live music and more.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Free for the Truck Show/Tickets for the Monster Truck Show $20 for adults $12.50 kids $10 pit pass

Sunday, Aug. 20th, 2017

10am-2pm Sun. Aug. 20

8th Annual Eau Claire Big Rig Truck Show

Truck Show features over-the-road semi-trucks from across the United States and Canada. Light show Friday night & Saturday evening after a Monster Truck Show. Military and law enforcement vehicles. Antique trucks. Free rides. Truck parade. Beer gardens, food & vendors, outdoor exhibitors, live music and more.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Free for the Truck Show/Tickets for the Monster Truck Show $20 for adults $12.50 kids $10 pit pass

Monday, Aug. 21st, 2017

9-10am Mon. Aug. 21

Community Yoga at Menomonie Public Library

Free community yoga on the library lawn, weather permitting, otherwise in the library meeting room. Designed to accommodate practitioners of all levels. Covers postures, philosophies and guided relaxation. Teresa Kruger, a 200 certified yoga and meditation instructor will be leading the class.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Wednesday, Aug. 23rd, 2017

6:30pm Wed. Aug. 23

Ski Sprites Water Ski Show

A Wisconsin tradition, everyone should spend at least one night at the beach, watching the Ski Sprites perform on the water. Concessions available.

Lake Altoona County Beach 604 Beach Rd., Altoona

Cost: FREE event admission, but a $3/car Eau Claire county parking permit is required

Age: All ages

Thursday, Aug. 24th, 2017

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Aug. 24

Burger King Classic Car Show

Classic cars, vintage, antique, muscle cars and more. Fun for the entire family.

Burger King - Hastings Way 926 S. Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Aug. 26th, 2017

7am-9pm Sat. Aug. 26

Downsville Day

A celebration of Downsville. Pancake Breakfast starts the day at 7am and fireworks end the day at 9pm or dusk. Car show, parade, clown, kids tractor pull, bean bag contest, vendors both food and craft, raffles, pottery demonstrations, museum exhibits, bake sale, and more.

Downsville Community Museum E4541 County Road C, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-8pm Sat. Aug. 26

Jurassic Quest

Jurassic Quest features over 80 life-sized animatronic dinosaurs. Activities include, walking dino rides, animatronic dino rides, fossil digs, science stations, cinema, dino bounce houses, bungee pull, crafts, face painting, and much more.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $20-$29

Sunday, Aug. 27th, 2017

9am-8pm Sun. Aug. 27

Jurassic Quest

Jurassic Quest features over 80 life-sized animatronic dinosaurs. Activities include, walking dino rides, animatronic dino rides, fossil digs, science stations, cinema, dino bounce houses, bungee pull, crafts, face painting, and much more.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $20-$29

Wednesday, Aug. 30th, 2017

6:30pm Wed. Aug. 30

Ski Sprites Water Ski Show

A Wisconsin tradition, everyone should spend at least one night at the beach, watching the Ski Sprites perform on the water. Concessions available.

Lake Altoona County Beach 604 Beach Rd., Altoona

Cost: FREE event admission, but a $3/car Eau Claire county parking permit is required

Age: All ages

Thursday, Aug. 31st, 2017

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Aug. 31

Burger King Classic Car Shows - Gangster Night

Classic cars, vintage, antique, muscle cars and more. Fun for the entire family. This week’s theme is Gangster Night. Bring your flapper dress and your model A, or just come to see all the vintage cars and fashion.

Burger King - Golf Road 2626 Golf Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Sep. 2nd, 2017

8-10pm Sat. Sep. 2

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

Thursday, Sep. 7th, 2017

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Sep. 7

Burger King Classic Car Show - Last Summer Show

Classic cars, vintage, antique, muscle cars and more. Fun for the entire family. The final show of the year. Celebrate a great season.

Burger King - West Side 2833 North Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Sep. 9th, 2017

10am-6pm Sat. Sep. 9

Autumn Harvest Winery & Orchard Fall Festival

There will be live music and refreshments all day. Fun for the whole family. More details available on the Autumn Harvest website, and as the date approaches.

Autumn Harvest Winery 19947 Cty Hwy J, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-2pm Sat. Sep. 9

10th Annual Chippewa Valley Farm-City Day

Bring the entire family “back to the farm” and enjoy a free day of fun and learning about agriculture. View agriculture displays and demonstrations, participate in kid’s activities such as a kiddie tractor course, and visit the petting zoo. Food will be available, and enjoy many more special attractions.

Bears Grass Dairy, Inc., Donald, Tammy, Gary Schroeder & Donald Honadel S8495 County Road V, Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-5pm Sat. Sep. 9

United Way Community Block Party

An afternoon of fun for all ages. Games and activities, great prizes, comedy acts, musical entertainment, and food will be throughout Irvine Park. There will be great opportunities to engage with local nonprofits and receive free services that promote a good quality of life.

Irvine Park Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8-10pm Sat. Sep. 9

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, Sep. 10th, 2017

10am-6pm Sun. Sep. 10

Autumn Harvest Winery & Orchard Fall Festival

There will be live music and refreshments all day. Fun for the whole family. More details available on the Autumn Harvest website, and as the date approaches.

Autumn Harvest Winery 19947 Cty Hwy J, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Friday, Sep. 15th, 2017

Fri. Sep. 15

15th Annual Chippewa Falls Oktoberfest

The Chippewa Falls Oktoberfest celebrates its 15th iteration with new events and features. Check out two biergartens, live music and entertainment, family entertainment, fun competitions. Celebrations of German culture with food, dress, and music.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Admission information available online

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Sep. 16th, 2017

Sat. Sep. 16

15th Annual Chippewa Falls Oktoberfest

The Chippewa Falls Oktoberfest celebrates its 15th iteration with new events and features. Check out two biergartens, live music and entertainment, family entertainment, fun competitions. Celebrations of German culture with food, dress, and music.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Admission information available online

Age: All Ages

8am-4pm Sat. Sep. 16

Menomonie Market Local Farm Tour

Part of the inaugural Chippewa Valley Restaurant week, this is your chance to see four local farms/businesses in exclusive tours from the owners. This full day bus tour will include Future Farm Grown, River Bend Winery and Vinyard, Deutsch Family Farm, and Mary Dirty Face Farm. See what makes their businesses unique, and what it takes to get their product on the shelves and in local restaurants.

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

Cost: $30 (Advance registration required)

Age: 12+

10am-4pm Sat. Sep. 16

Fall Festival with Exotic Animal Zoo

There will be a variety of exotic animals for the kids to enjoy. Bring the kids for a day of family fun. There will also be pumpkin painting, scarecrow making, face painting, pumpkin bowling, apple cider, cookies, and more.

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

Cost: $15 per scarecrow; purchase pumpkins for $3 to paint; Face painting $3, Petting Zoo is FREE

8-10pm Sat. Sep. 16

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, Sep. 17th, 2017

Sun. Sep. 17

15th Annual Chippewa Falls Oktoberfest

The Chippewa Falls Oktoberfest celebrates its 15th iteration with new events and features. Check out two biergartens, live music and entertainment, family entertainment, fun competitions. Celebrations of German culture with food, dress, and music.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Admission information available online

Age: All Ages

11am-3pm Sun. Sep. 17

2nd Annual Women's Health + Fitness Fair

Visit dozens of area health and fitness businesses, participate in demonstrations, classes and presentations, over $2,000 in door prizes, register to win a FREE bike, shop "Retail Therapy" an arts and crafts event at the Fitness Fair, enjoy free samples and much, much more.

Chippewa Valley Expo Center 5150 Menard Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $6 Advance; $8 at the Door; 12 and younger FREE

Age: All ages and all fitness levels

Saturday, Sep. 23rd, 2017

8-10pm Sat. Sep. 23

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

Saturday, Sep. 30th, 2017

8-10pm Sat. Sep. 30

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

Saturday, Oct. 7th, 2017

8-10pm Sat. Oct. 7

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

Saturday, Oct. 14th, 2017

8-10pm Sat. Oct. 14

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

Saturday, Oct. 21st, 2017

9am Sat. Oct. 21

Haunted Hustle 5K & Spooky Sprint

Featuring a 5K walk/run and Spooky Sprint for the kids, costume contests and entertainment for the whole family. Proceeds from this year’s event will benefit the Brothers Big Sisters Mentors in Motion program. The Haunted Hustle is guaranteed to be a great time for all. Registration ends 30 minutes before each race.

Owen Park 1st Ave. and Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: Individual - $25 early bird / $30 regular | Kids - $10 early bird / $15 regular -- Group (5+) - $20 per person early bird / $30 per person regular

Age: All ages

8-10pm Sat. Oct. 21

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

Saturday, Oct. 28th, 2017

10am-4pm Sat. Oct. 28

Pooches & Pumpkins

There will be treats for Fido, doggy dress up, a photo op, pumpkin painting for the kids, and prizes awarded for the best pet costume. The winner will receive a goody basket filled with treats for you and your pet.

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

8-10pm Sat. Oct. 28

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

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

Saturday, Dec. 2nd, 2017

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

Saturday, Dec. 9th, 2017

3pm Sat. Dec. 9

Whimsical Winter Miniature Garden Tea Party in the Greenhouse

Don’t miss out on this fun outing during the holiday season for you and your child or grandchild. Enjoy a lovely lunch of mini sandwiches, mini desserts and tea. Children will create a mini whimsical wintery garden to take home.

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

Cost: $35/child & $20/adult; Price of fairy garden included in child ticket price

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