Saturday, Aug. 10th, 2019

6:30am Sat. Aug. 10

Leinenkugel's Pure Water Days Races

Pure Water Days is a weekend long festival for the entire family, which is held each year in Chippewa Falls. The Leinenkugel’s Pure Water Days races are held at the Chippewa Valley Family YMCA. There is a 1/2 mile, a 4 mile, and a 1/2 marathon option. Spaghetti Feed the night before at 5:30pm.

Chippewa Falls YMCA 611 Jefferson Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Price Varies

Age: All Ages

1-2pm Sat. Aug. 10

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. Aug. 10

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

2-6pm Sat. Aug. 10

Cruise In 2019 Summer Series Car Shows

Vintage, Muscle, Classic, Rat Rod and motorcycle enthusiasts are invited to participate in and attend our Annual Cruise In 2019 Summer Series Car Shows! Check out unique shops and restaurants including Olson's Ice Cream and Chippewa Candy Shop for special treats. Don't forget the DJ Music by John Davies.

Chippewa Falls Main Street downtown 514 North Bridge Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: Free to public and vehicle owners

Age: All Ages

2-8pm Sat. Aug. 10

RiverFest: Pure Water Days

Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of Chippewa Falls with Live music by Contradiction and Contingency, Food Trucks, Car Show, Kubb Tournament, Antique, craft and Art vendors, Beer Garden, Kid Zone with giant inflatables, Rock climbing wall, games and prizes. Held rain or shine.

Chippewa Falls Main Street downtown 1 South Bridge Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6pm Sat. Aug. 10

Pure Water Days Music Celebration

As part of Pure Water Days, the Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds will host this musical concert featuring Arch Allies (8pm-10pm) and Kris Kroeze (10:30pm-midnight. Beverages available.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

8-11pm Sat. Aug. 10

Live Music: Sean Jordan

Sean Jordan, a recent Berklee College of Music, Guitar Performance graduate is a must see. Playing his take on a wide variety of music including:Pop, Blues, Folk favorites, as well as originals, his guitar chops are more than up to snuff.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 W. River St., Chippewa Falls

9pm-2am Sat. Aug. 10

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, Aug. 11th, 2019

11am-2:30pm Sun. Aug. 11

Annual Charcoal Chicken & Sweet Corn Dinner

Profits are being donated to the Playground & Pavilion Project at ELCB. All are welcome! Take-outs available.

English Lutheran Church of Bateman 20588 County Highway X, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $9 for a quarter chicken, $11 for a half chicken, $3 Hot Dog

Age: All Ages

2-6pm Sun. Aug. 11

Rockin’ the Chippewa Riverfront

Rockin’ the Chippewa Riverfront is an afternoon of live, outdoor music that everyone in the family will love from two of Chippewa Falls’ favorite bands – The Jerry Way Band and The Mark Healey & Jim Schuh Duo.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Monday, Aug. 12th, 2019

9am-3pm Mon. Aug. 12

Camp in the Community

Play games, create crafts, learn songs, make new friends, learn about God and the community. Camp Leaders are trained, high-energy, young adult staff from Wisconsin United Methodist Camps and are assisted by members of Trinity United Methodist Church.

Trinity United Methodist Church 201 W. Central Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10 per Camper ($25 family maximum)

Age: Entering Grades 1-6

9:30-10:45am Mon. Aug. 12

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-1pm Mon. Aug. 12

Beginning Portrait Drawing with Devona Brodt

Learn the basic principles of portrait drawing in this three-hour class. The goal will be to learn techniques for drawing features of the face as well as techniques on shading, blending and proportion. All supplies provided.

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

Cost: $45

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Mon. Aug. 12

Ebb and Flow – Water

The 16 artists artists are a mix of some of the most recognized local artists and some new to the area.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Mon. Aug. 12

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, Aug. 13th, 2019

9am-3pm Tue. Aug. 13

Camp in the Community

Play games, create crafts, learn songs, make new friends, learn about God and the community. Camp Leaders are trained, high-energy, young adult staff from Wisconsin United Methodist Camps and are assisted by members of Trinity United Methodist Church.

Trinity United Methodist Church 201 W. Central Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10 per Camper ($25 family maximum)

Age: Entering Grades 1-6

9:30-11:30am Tue. Aug. 13

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-2pm Tue. Aug. 13

Watercolor: A Mid-Century Focus on Color and Line

Create a “funky,” 1960s style still-life that features colors you love, white spaces and strong lines to tie the painting together. Don’t worry about perfect drawing for this piece. It’s a very fun and freeing way to paint. Enjoy a glass of wine while you paint.

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

Cost: $75

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Tue. Aug. 13

Ebb and Flow – Water

The 16 artists artists are a mix of some of the most recognized local artists and some new to the area.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-11am Tue. Aug. 13

Traveling Tuesdays: Chippewa Falls Library

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

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 0-5 years