Friday, Jul. 12th, 2019

6-8pm Fri. Jul. 12

Live Music: Justin Jay Arnold

Brewing for a night of all-original music. Justin has drawn comparisons to Chris Stapleton, Cody Jinks, Johnny Cash and Kurt Cobain for how his sandpapered vocals and heartfelt songs can grab your attention and hold on as he weaves through stories of love, heartbreak, faith and fatherhood.

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

8-10pm Fri. Jul. 12

Big & Rich with Cowboy Troy and DJ Sinister

See Big & Rich with Cowboy Troy & DJ Sinister at the Northern Wisconsin State Fair.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: VIP $125, Premium $50, Reserve $30, Grandstand $20

Age: 21+

Saturday, Jul. 13th, 2019

Sat. Jul. 13

Northern Wisconsin State Fair

Annual fair with food vendors, carnival, livestock exhibitions, crafts, homemaking and educational exhibits, and outstanding 4-H displays. More than a mile of midway thrills, great food stands, and free grandstand entertainment. Music events are at 8pm each day and require separate admission.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Ticket pricing information available online

10am-noon Sat. Jul. 13

Friends of the Chippewa Falls Public Library Book Sale

Books for all ages as well as audiovisual materials will be available. A bag sale will be held on Saturday. Donations of newer, gently used books are welcome and appreciated up until the time of the sale.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-2pm Sat. Jul. 13

Native Wildflower Sanctuary Tour

Join members of the Lake Wissota Garden Club for a guided tour. Club members will point out and identify the native wildflowers currently in bloom. Meet at the sanctuary sign/parking lot just south of the duck pond. Guided tours are held the second Saturday of the month through September.

Irvine Park Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Jul. 13

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

5:30-9pm Sat. Jul. 13

Shakespeare in the State Parks – Romeo and Juliet

Shakespeare’s classic love story performed by six actors, plus educational workshops – free, accessible and fun for the whole family. Each Summit Players performance is an accessible 75-minute show preceded by a 45-minute educational workshop.

Lake Wissota State Park 18127 County Highway O, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Sunday, Jul. 14th, 2019

Sun. Jul. 14

Northern Wisconsin State Fair

Annual fair with food vendors, carnival, livestock exhibitions, crafts, homemaking and educational exhibits, and outstanding 4-H displays. More than a mile of midway thrills, great food stands, and free grandstand entertainment. Music events are at 8pm each day and require separate admission.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Ticket pricing information available online

6-8pm Sun. Jul. 14

Sunday Summer Concert Series at Riverfront Park

The inaugural season of this new concert series will be hosted on Chippewa Falls' new Riverfront Park. June 16: Dawn Marie June 23: Old Soul Society June 30: Dead Ringers July 14: Jeff White July 21: Cragers July 28: Joyann Parker Aug. 4: Sean Jordan

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

Cost: FREE

6-8pm Sun. Jul. 14

Riverfront Summer Concert Series: Jeff White

Americana/Alt-country & Outlaw Folk from the hills of western Wisconsin. Blending warm tones, reverbs, delays & vibrato, Jeff White sings of love, loss & lust with an Americana vibe. Dramatic ballads, haunting love songs and bittersweet remembrance are staple themes.

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

Cost: FREE

Monday, Jul. 15th, 2019

9:30-10:45am Mon. Jul. 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

10am-2pm Mon. Jul. 15

Maker Mondays

Drop in for a new creative project each week.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Family

3-4pm Mon. Jul. 15

Apollo 11 Revisited

A livestream from NASA featuring a guided recreation of the Apollo 11 mission from Mission Control to the moon.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Mon. Jul. 15

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, Jul. 16th, 2019

9:30-11:30am Tue. Jul. 16

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

10-11:30am Tue. Jul. 16

Write Away Tween Writer's Group

Taming the wild topic, raising your voice, lights, camera, verbs and dynamite dialogue. Located in the Mezzanine. Instructors Jan Drehmel and Sue Houkom

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 9-12

10am-4pm Tue. Jul. 16

Realistic Acrylic Painting: A Two Day Workshop with Matt Philleo

Paint a realistic acrylic portrait that you can be proud of. Professional portrait painter Matt Philleo will teach you step-by-step, how to sketch accurately, blend values, colors, skin tones, and add detail that will make your portrait look real. All materials will be supplied.

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

Cost: $310

Age: Adult

10-11am Tue. Jul. 16

Traveling Tuesdays: Fire Station

Tuesday morning playgroups are on the move. This morning, the playgroup travels to the Fire Station. Field trip starts at 10:00 at field trip site or meet at 9:30 at River Source Family Center to caravan.

Fire Station 1301 Chippewa Crossing Blvd, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 0-5 years

10:30-11am Tue. Jul. 16

Summer Family Storytimes

An active half hour of stories, music, rhymes and movement.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Family