Friday, Apr. 12th, 2019

10am-4pm Fri. Apr. 12

55th Annual Spring Art Show

Co-sponsored by the Chippewa Valley Cultural Association and the Chippewa Herald, the 55th Annual Spring Art Show exhibits two and three-dimensional art pieces by local artists – young and old, novice to experienced. Includes original paintings, sculptures, photos, stained glass, mosaics, ceramics and other creative art forms.

Chippewa Valley Cultural Association, Inc., Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30-10:50am Fri. Apr. 12

Little Learners Storytime

This 15-20 minute program is for children birth to three and their family or caregivers. Short concept rich books, singing, finger plays, puppets and nursery rhyme repetition are used to help foster healthy brain development, enhance early language skills and nurture a love of reading.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth -3 and caregivers

11-11:30am Fri. Apr. 12

Growing Readers Storytime

For preschool children ages 3-6, this 30 minute storytime features books, songs, movement, and interactive learning activities that build pre-reading skills in your child, followed by an open activity/play period. Children may attend independently or with their caregivers.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3 and up

4:30-10pm Fri. Apr. 12

2019 Packers Tailgate Tour

The Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour is a community outreach tour that serves as a “Thank You” to their local fans while also assisting a local charity. Fans will have an opportunity for up-close and personal visits with a number of player alumni and Packer President/CEO Mark Murphy.

Leinie Lodge 124 E. Elm St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10 General Admission, $40 Experience Package

Age: All Ages

7:30-9pm Fri. Apr. 12

John Primer - Chicago Blues Legend

The bandleader and lead guitarist for Muddy Waters, Willie Dixon, Magic Slim & The Teardrops, John Primer's virtuosity as a blues musician was forged by legends.

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

Cost: $20 adults, $19 seniors, $11 youth

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Apr. 13th, 2019

10am-noon Sat. Apr. 13

Friends of the Chippewa Falls Public Library Spring Book Sale

Friends of the Chippewa Falls Public Library Spring Book Sale with books and audiovisual materials for all ages. Bag sale on Saturda with first bag $5, second bag $3, and all additional bags $1.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-2pm Sat. Apr. 13

Easter Egg Hunt and Raffle

An Easter egg hunt and raffle at the Legacy Community Center. Hunt for eggs, gather raffle tickets and then enter to win some amazing prizes from area businesses. Additional raffle tickets available for purchase.

Legacy Community Center 26 W. Grand Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3-10pm Sat. Apr. 13

Hefeweizen Release Party!

Try Tilden Weizen Hefeweizen, Brewster Bros. Brewing Co's award winning seasonal beer. Celebrate Gambrinus Day (the birth of beer) with Renaissance performers from Ren in the Glen. Come dressed in your Renaissance best and win prizes. Listen to the unique music of Bardbaggedon and enjoy true southern BBQ from Smokin' Joe's Food Truck.

Chippewa River Distillery & Brewster Bros. Brewing Co. 402 W River St, Chippewa Falls

8pm Sat. Apr. 13

Live Music: Howard "Guitar" Luedtke

Howard is a staple in the Blues scene and with good reason. He has 40 plus years of playing guitar in both the Midwest and on the international stage.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8pm Sat. Apr. 13

Live Music: Howard "Guitar" Luedtke

Howard is a staple in the Blues scene and with good reason. He has 40 plus years of playing guitar in both the Midwest and on the international stage.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8pm Sat. Apr. 13

Live Music: "The Part Time Duo"

Full of great cover songs that are great to sing and dance to, sprinkled with their own brand of comedy. They play a wide variety of music but play to what is catered to the crowd. Classic rock, oldies, country, 80s, 90s, and modern hits. A very fun, fast paced, light hearted show.

Eagle's Club 2588 Hallie Rd., Chippewa Falls

8-11pm Sat. Apr. 13

Live Music: Rattle Can Red

Rattle Can Red plays rock and country covers.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Sunday, Apr. 14th, 2019

2-3:30pm Sun. Apr. 14

Joe "The Trick Star" Odhiambo - World's Greatest Basketball Dribbler

Joe is a six-time NBA All-Star Game Performer and holds the title of “World’s Greatest Basketball Dribbler” as a 12-time Guinness World Record Holder for dribbling and spinning basketballs. His humble upbringing in Kenya taught him the drive and work ethic which has allowed him to become best in his class.

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

Cost: $9 adults, $8 seniors, $5 youth, family $24

Age: All Ages

6pm Sun. Apr. 14

TRAPT

TRAPT, a hit alternative rock band, will stop at Every Buddy's Bar during their tour. They'll be joined by Stumpt, 7's Catacomb, and Divide the Fall.

Every Buddy's Bar 19 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $20 advance, $25 door

Age: 21+

Monday, Apr. 15th, 2019

9:30-10:45am Mon. Apr. 15

Movin' & Groovin'

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

River Source Family Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth to age 5

10-11:30am Mon. Apr. 15

ABC’s and Open Play

Story time, songs, art activities, games and open play.

B’utiful Kids Learning Center 502 Bay St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 entry and $1 for each additional child

Age: Preschool

10am-5pm Mon. Apr. 15

55th Annual Spring Art Show

Co-sponsored by the Chippewa Valley Cultural Association and the Chippewa Herald, the 55th Annual Spring Art Show exhibits two and three-dimensional art pieces by local artists – young and old, novice to experienced. Includes original paintings, sculptures, photos, stained glass, mosaics, ceramics and other creative art forms.

Chippewa Valley Cultural Association, Inc., Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

12:30-2:30pm Mon. Apr. 15

ABC’s and Open Play

Story time, songs, art activities, games and open play.

B’utiful Kids Learning Center 502 Bay St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 entry and $1 for each additional child

Age: Preschool

3:15-4:15pm Mon. Apr. 15

Read with Rado

Rado the therapy dog loves to be read to - readers of all ages and skill levels can share their favorite book with him.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Family