Friday, May. 10th, 2019

3-6pm Fri. May. 10

16th Annual "The Past Passed Here" Living History Event

Experience the 1700s and 1800s through living history in authentic fur trade camps, and a mobile lumbering museum. Hands-on activities and games. Blacksmith, porcupine quill artist, beading and weaving artists, and more. Shop trader's row for old-fashioned toys, furs, leather goods, and clothing. Rustic food, root beer floats, popcorn, and rock candy.

Allen Park S. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 or $15 Family; FREE for 5 or younger

Age: All Ages

Saturday, May. 11th, 2019

9am-6pm Sat. May. 11

16th Annual "The Past Passed Here" Living History Event

Experience the 1700s and 1800s through living history in authentic fur trade camps, and a mobile lumbering museum. Hands-on activities and games. Blacksmith, porcupine quill artist, beading and weaving artists, and more. Shop trader's row for old-fashioned toys, furs, leather goods, and clothing. Rustic food, root beer floats, popcorn, and rock candy.

Allen Park S. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 or $15 Family; FREE for 5 or younger

Age: All Ages

1:30-4:30pm Sat. May. 11

Downtown Chippewa Falls Food & History Tour

A walking tour that includes stops at 7 downtown establishments where you will enjoy tastings of local food and beverages. You’ll spend approximately 20 minutes at each restaurant and hear about the history of Chippewa Falls and the restaurants. A perfect mix of food, culture and fun.

Chippewa Falls Area Chamber of Commerce 10 South Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $65/person

Age: All Ages

2-5pm Sat. May. 11

Live Music: Elsa Lee

In 2011 music brought Elsa to Minneapolis where she continued her education in performance, studio recording, and live sound. Wine, cheese, and snacks available for purchase. Feel free to bring a chair to this outdoor event. No beverage carry-in allowed.

Autumn Harvest Winery 19947 Cty Hwy J, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-4pm Sat. May. 11

Invasives Cleanup Day at Boyd Nature Park

Two hours of removing invasive plants from a community nature preserve south of Lake Wissota. Bring your gloves and have fun pulling up garlic mustard or buckthorn. Learn how to identify these nasty invaders and how to remove them from your own property.

Boyd Nature Park Preserve 7780 185th St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-5pm Sat. May. 11

Autumn Harvest Winery Outdoor Concerts

Autumn Harvest Winery hosts a wide array of local favorite and touring musicians at these summer concerts. Wine, cheese, and snacks available for purchase. Feel free to bring a chair to this outdoor event. No beverage carry-in allowed.

Autumn Harvest Winery 19947 Cty Hwy J, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE to attend

Age: All Ages

3pm Sat. May. 11

Chippewa Blueberry Ale Release Party

Join the release of this light summer ale with a subtle blueberry aroma and flavor. SmokeStream, an iconic modern day food truck, will be serving street food classics with a music-themed twist. The Past & The Present will perform from 6:30-9:30pm.

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

6:30-9:30pm Sat. May. 11

Live Music: Past & The Present

Performing a diverse mix of cover songs and original music inspired by classic rock of the 60s/70s and current alt/folk; an incandescent, mesmerizing, slightly psychedelic blend of catchy pop melodies and moody, modernized torch songs.

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

Cost: FREE

8-11pm Sat. May. 11

Live Music: 2nd X-IT

A 5-piece rock cover band delivering a no-nonsense rock and roll journey through the 70s and 80s of hard and heavy classic rock. Bands commonly covered are Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Black Sabbath, Guns & Roses, and more.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

8-11pm Sat. May. 11

Live Music: Nick Hensley

Nick Hensley is the former lead singer and co-writer of The District, a regional act from the upper Midwest, co based out of St. Paul, MN and Chicago, IL. Nick Hensley’s Love Songs For Angry Men has maintained a full schedule since 2002, averaging more than 200 shows a year

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Sunday, May. 12th, 2019

9am-4pm Sun. May. 12

16th Annual "The Past Passed Here" Living History Event

Experience the 1700s and 1800s through living history in authentic fur trade camps, and a mobile lumbering museum. Hands-on activities and games. Blacksmith, porcupine quill artist, beading and weaving artists, and more. Shop trader's row for old-fashioned toys, furs, leather goods, and clothing. Rustic food, root beer floats, popcorn, and rock candy.

Allen Park S. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 or $15 Family; FREE for 5 or younger

Age: All Ages

9am-1pm Sun. May. 12

Mother's Day Brunch

All you can eat buffet, live music, kids crafting station, and family photos. A sampling of the offerings include salads, vegetable crudite, fresh fruit, cheeses, peel-and-eat shrimp, smoked salmon with lox and bagels, breakfast pastries, muffins, scrambled eggs, eggs benedict, and more.

Lake Wissota Bar & Grill + Golf Course 16108 97th Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25 Adults; $10 Kids 3-12 years old; FREE for Under 2

2-3:30pm Sun. May. 12

Animal Tales

A live animal educational program that brings your youngsters’ favorite animal characters to life with real live animals. A fun and exciting reading journey by exploring books such as “Warriors,” “Pete the Cat,” and “The Little Critter Series.” May also include a classic such as 2018 John Newberry Medal winner “Hello, Universe."

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

Cost: $9 adults, $8 seniors, $5 youth/assisted living residents, family of four $24

Age: All Ages

Monday, May. 13th, 2019

9:30-10:45am Mon. May. 13

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. May. 13

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

12:30-2:30pm Mon. May. 13

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

6pm Mon. May. 13

Celebrating Local Authors at the Library

In collaboration with the Chippewa Valley Local Authors, the Chippewa Falls Public Library welcomes Diana Peterson and Julie Court to discuss their books.

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

Cost: FREE

7-9pm Mon. May. 13

Amp Quiz Trivia at River Inn Bar

Welcoming teams of any size. Prizes for the top three teams. Get a free answer online and visit the AMP Quiz Facebook page for a picture hint. Enjoy dinner/drinks with family and friends during the game.

River Inn Bar 10418 County Highway X, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Tuesday, May. 14th, 2019

9:30-11:30am Tue. May. 14

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