Thursday, Apr. 11th, 2019

9:30-11:30am Thu. Apr. 11

Play & Learn

You and your child will enjoy free play, songs, dancing, stories, crafts & snacks. Here you will find playing & learning go hand in hand. Come & experience learning through the eyes of your child.

River Source Family Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth to age 5

10am-5pm Thu. Apr. 11

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

1-4pm Thu. Apr. 11

West Wisconsin Wood Carvers Guild

All carvers are welcome to come and carve and share ideas. Learning kits available for those who would like to learn.

Chippewa Falls Masonic Center 650 Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: Annual membership: $15

4-7pm Thu. Apr. 11

Breakthrough Pre-Show and Fundraiser

An evening of giving back and saying "Thank You" to local heroes with a spaghetti feed for the Chippewa Falls Fire & Emergency Services with proceeds going to raise money for new equipment.

Micon Cinemas Chippewa Falls 475 Chippewa Mall Dr., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 Child, $7 Adult

Age: All Ages

4-4:30pm Thu. Apr. 11

New Twinkle Baby's learn to dance

Young dancers develop (get up get moving be active) song and dance and more. Structured lessons following - direction - team work - confidence - body muscles plus the introduction to the world of dance.

Jean Marie's School of Dance 31 West Spring Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $36/month

Age: 3-4 years and up

5:30-9:30pm Thu. Apr. 11

6th Annual Great Futures Dinner

A fun-filled evening of delicious food, silent auction, raffles, artology, speakers & most importantly, the opportunity to get to know members of the local chapter of the Boys and Girls Club. Proceeds benefiting the Chippewa Falls Boys and Girls Club.

Lake Wissota Golf & Events 16108 97th Ave,, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $60 Individual or $400 for table of 6

Age: All Ages

Friday, Apr. 12th, 2019

10am-7pm Fri. Apr. 12

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

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