Friday, Dec. 6th, 2019

7am-9:30pm Fri. Dec. 6

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

10am-2pm Fri. Dec. 6

5th Annual Christmas Craft Faire

This craft faire has grown in size and quality in the past few years. Fine art, crafts and more will be located on two floors of the Heyde Center.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Fri. Dec. 6

Color Matters: Understanding Color Theory for Everyday Life

Learn the basics of color theory for art, quilting, gardening, home decorating and more via lecture, handouts, and hands-on exercises. This class is an eye-opener! No art experience necessary. All materials provided.

Glaze N Glass Creations 24 West Cedar Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $120

Age: 14+

11:30am-1pm Fri. Dec. 6

How Employee Support Services Can Help Build Employee Loyalty

You know your people are the most valuable asset of your company. To perform at their best, they need to be at their best. Life situations at home will result in problems at work.

HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital 2661 County Highway I, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $15 includes lunch

Age: All Ages

5-10pm Fri. Dec. 6

Knights of Columbus Progressive Bingo

Knights of Columbus 974 Progressive Bingo starting at 7pm, doors open at 5pm food and refreshments are available.

Knights of Columbus 236 Pumphouse Road, Chippewa Falls

6:30pm Fri. Dec. 6

Jingle Ball

Break out your dance shoes and hit the dance floor for an evening of waltzes, foxtrots, salsa, merengue, swing and tangos by a full band. Dance the Light appetizers and cash bar starting at 6:30pm. Dancing at 7pm until 11:30pm.

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

Cost: $21 adults, $19 seniors, $11 for youth (23 and under)

9pm-2am Fri. Dec. 6

Karaoke Night at Hallie Bar & Grill

Come out and sing! Great sounding audio system and professional hosts make this an awesome place for a night out.

Hallie Bar & Grill 1713 Hwy OO, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Saturday, Dec. 7th, 2019

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

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

9-11am Sat. Dec. 7

Christmas Cookie Walk

Choose your own cookies from a large selection at $7 per pound. Candies priced separately. Come early for best choices.

Trinity United Methodist Church 201 W Central St, Chippewa Falls

9am-3pm Sat. Dec. 7

47th Ave. Boutique

Start your all occasion and Christmas shopping early in a backyard heated craft shop. Many one of a kind gift items for all ages.

47th Ave. Boutique 13661 47th Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-2pm Sat. Dec. 7

The Christmas Vendor Show

The Christmas Vendor show is on for the 5th year at the Eagles Club in Chippewa Falls. Featuring, local craft vendors, and small home business consultants. Doors open to Shoppers at 9am. FREE Swag bags to the first 100 shoppers.

Chippewa Valley Eagles Club 2588 State Hwy 53, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

9am-noon Sat. Dec. 7

Winter Family Fun Day

Kids crafts, Cookie decorating, Hot Cocoa, and Photos with Santa (children and pets welcome.)

Chilson Outdoor Adventure RV 2031 S Prairie View Rd, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: newborn to young adult

10am-noon Sat. Dec. 7

Frigid 8 and Thermal 3

Indianhead Track Club's 50th Anniversary Frigid 8 and Thermal 3 run/walk. First 200 registrants will receive a 50th Anniversary Hoody! Plenty of food, hot beverages and cold beverages are available after the race, and of course, runners can have their fill of home-cooked chili.

Our Savior's Lutheran Church 1300 Mansfield, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25 until November 27; $35

Age: All Ages

11am-3pm Sat. Dec. 7

Santa's House

Visit with Santa at his beautifully decorated house. Santa's House is open every Saturday after his arrival until Christmas.

Rutledge Charity Building 404 N Bridge St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6pm Sat. Dec. 7

30th Annual Bridge to Wonderland Parade

50+ illuminated and musical floats, walking units, and horse drawn wagons as they light up the winter sky. A beautiful winter parade and beloved Chippewa Falls tradition.

Downtown Chippewa Falls North Bridge Street, North Bay Street, and North High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Sat. Dec. 7

Live Music: Derek Ramnarace

Derek Ramnarace leads the Old Soul Society, a 5 piece band out of Baraboo, Wisconsin! Americana, folk, rock, soul, blues. Their sound resonates in your soul. In July 2016, Derek and the Old Soul Society were the supporting act for Devon Allman and his band at Cavalier Theater and the Zac Brown Band in June at the Alpine Valley Music Theater.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

7pm Sat. Dec. 7

Bridge to Wonderland After-Party

Head to Riverfront Park after the parade for campfires, s’mores, and free hot chocolate. Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Donations will be accepted for s’mores with proceeds going to Friends of the Library.

Riverfront Park Bridge St. and River St., Chippewa Falls

7:30pm Sat. Dec. 7

A Tribute to the Music of John Denver “Christmas Special”

The music of John Denver is timeless and well known. Layne Yost's "Tribute to the Music of John Denver" is a faithful tribute that pays homage to the music and the man. Yost, McDowall, and Shimoda capture the simple soul of Denver's music through guitar, fiddle, and upright bass arrangements.

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

Cost: $15 adults, $13 seniors, $6 youth

9pm-2am Sat. Dec. 7

Karaoke Night at Hallie Bar & Grill

Come out and sing! Great sounding audio system and professional hosts make this an awesome place for a night out.

Hallie Bar & Grill 1713 Hwy OO, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Sunday, Dec. 8th, 2019

7am-9:30pm Sun. Dec. 8

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