Sat. Oct. 1

Swan Lake Ballet Studio - Fall Kids Classes

Spring 9-week ballet lesson series. Learn diversity through dance, study classical ballet vocabulary, build up strong body, and experience creativity in dance. Students learn classical ballet choreography and perform at various venues such as Mabel Tainter, Summer Festival, Fall International Festival, and the UWEC Davies Center. Go online for age bracket and class information.

Swan Lake Ballet Studio Banbury Place Bldg 13 Ste 122, Eau Claire

Cost: $5-8/class, $20-36 per 5 classes, $30-55 for 9 classes

Age: Ages 3-13

Sat. Oct. 1

Harvest Moon Fall Tour

A self-guided tour, exploring the countryside and communities in Clark County. Follow the signs and explore any time. Pumpkin farms, corn mazes, greenhouses, specialty shops, cheese & meat shops, art studios, and honey & maple syrup shops.

Clark County

7:30am-1pm Sat. Oct. 1

Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market

Seasonal, locally grown vegetables and fruits, plus baked goods, dairy products, meat, honey, maple syrup, flowers, and more. An art market featuring local artists appears most Saturdays throughout the season.

Phoenix Park Pavilions Riverfront Terr., Eau Claire

Age: All ages

8am-6pm Sat. Oct. 1

Scarecrow Makin' Days & Contest

Bring in some old, funky clothes, hats and other fashion accessories to create a prized scarecrow. Post pictures of your scarecrow on our Facebook page for all to enjoy and be inspired. Limited supply of clothing will be available for sale if needed.

Down To Earth 6025 Arndt Lane, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 per scarecrow, includes straw and burlap head. Bring your own clothing or choose from a limited number of pieces available for purchase.

Age: All Ages

8am-noon Sat. Oct. 1

Saturday Birth Basics Class

This one-session class is designed for women (and their support person) in their seventh and eighth months of pregnancy. It is a basic labor and delivery class with a goal of preparing the woman and her partner for birth. If you are looking for a more detailed childbirth education class, the Prepared Birthing class is recommended.

Mayo Clinic Health Systems 1221 Whipple St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20; please register two weeks prior

8:30am-1pm Sat. Oct. 1

Menomonie Farmer’s Market

Since 2000, this market has seen a remarkable growth in participation and sales. Farmer participation has increased from an average of 3-4 vendors in past seasons to 20 vendors at the peak of the summer harvest. A typical market day this past season had 15-20 farmers selling everything from vegetables to fruit, eggs, meats and handmade crafts.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main St. East, Menomonie

Age: all ages

9am-4pm Sat. Oct. 1

Horses for Chickens

You will have the opportunity to learn how horses think and why they act the way they do and will leave feeling confident to be with a horse.

Equine Inspired Wellness 21837 108th Ave, Cadott

Cost: $225 per person

Age: 11+

9am-5pm Sat. Oct. 1

Great Flapping Flamingos Art, Craft and Bake Sale

Fantastic art, fabulous crafts and fudge for sale. All proceeds go to those in need in the area. Sponsored by "Fruits of Compassion". Let the flamingos along hwy 12 lead you to the Farm.

Located between Fall Creek and Augusta off of HWY 12 S 9125 S Rodell Rd, Augusta

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Sat. Oct. 1

20th Annual Thorp Pumpkin Festival

This fall festival includes 130+ arts/crafts & food booths, horse drawn wagon rides, pony rides, an iron man obstacle challenge, and Civil War and French & Indian War reenactments. Contests include pumpkin recipes, pumpkin painting and carving, pumpkin pie eating, seed spitting, the great pumpkin weigh-in, biggest sunflower head, and biggest ear of corn contests.

Washington St., Thorp

9am-4pm Sat. Oct. 1

If The Shoe Fits Kids Dance Classes

Various dance classes from mommy and me to jazz and modern. Main focus is starting at the beginning, so no experience is required.

If The Shoe Fits Dance Studio 102 W Grand Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $35-$45 per month

Age: Ages 3-13

9-11am Sat. Oct. 1

Parade of Colors Fall Hike on the Ice Age Trail

From panoramic views of lakes and fall colors to an intimate walk past 21 glacial lakes reflecting the colorful wooded hillsides, the Parade of Colors offers hikes of 2, 4, or 6 miles tailored to participant’s level of interest. Arrive anytime between 9 AM and 11 AM. Shuttles and refreshments provided.

Obey Interpretive Center at Chippewa Moraine State Recreation Area 13394 County Highway M, New Auburn

Cost: FREE; Donations accepted for trail maintenance

Age: All Ages

10am-2pm Sat. Oct. 1

EAA Annual Fall Fly In and Chili Feed and Young Eagle Rally

Chili Served From 11am-2pm. Free Airplane Rides for ages 8-17 from 10am-2pm. Many Aircrafts will be on display.

EAA Chapter 509 Clubhouse, Chippewa Valley Regional Airport 3800 Starr Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE Airplane Rides for ages 8-17, Donations accepted for Chili Feed

Age: All Ages Event*

10am-4pm Sat. Oct. 1

ArtMobile at Oakwood Mall

The ARTmobile connects children to the visual arts with fun and relevant art projects that have an educational aspect to them.

Oakwood Mall 4800 Golf Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Sat. Oct. 1

Playin' With Pumpkins

Bring the kids for miniature pumpkin painting. Enjoy pumpkin cookies and hot apple cider in the café. Pumpkins available in a variety of shapes and sizes, straw bales, mums, gourds, and cornstalks for all of your fall decorating.

Down To Earth Garden Center 6025 Arndt Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: Purchase select pumpkins for $2

Age: All Ages

10-10:45am Sat. Oct. 1

Storybook Hiking Trail

Join BCR Staff as we read “A Home for Beaver,” a story written and illustrated by UW Eau Claire Connecting Children with Nature students. All abilities are welcome to participate and we will do our best to accommodate your child’s needs. Dress for the weather as majority of the program will be held outdoors. Register by Sep. 29.

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Cty Rd. K, Fall Creek

Cost: Friends $3 per child, Nonmembers $5 per child; Adults FREE

Age: ages 2-6 and their families

10am-6pm Sat. Oct. 1

Valley Pasture Farm - Fall Pumpkin Festival

Celebrate fall with pumpkin picking, a hay maze, corn maze, lawn games, and mini-golf course. Food stands with produce available.

Valley Pasture Farm E7631 N County Road E, Elk Mound

Cost: $8.50/person, Age 2 and under FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:45am Sat. Oct. 1

L.E. Phillips Library: Family Storytime

Stories, songs and fun for the whole family, designed to ignite children's language and brain development.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library 400 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Age 0-6

11am Sat. Oct. 1

ECCT Presents: "Elephant and Piggie's: We Are in a Play!"

Elephant Gerald and Piggie are the best, best, “bestus” of friends. They’ve been invited to a party hosted by the Squirelles, three singing squirrels who love to have a good time. And so begins a day where anything is possible in this vaudevillian romp based on the popular children’s books by Mo Willems.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $14 for adults/seniors, and $8 for youth/students

Age: All Ages

noon-4pm Sat. Oct. 1

Eau Claire County Humane Association- Cat Adoption Event

"Name Your Price"- Cat Adoption Event. Adopt a cat and give a donation of any amount. With our wide variety of ages, breeds, and personalities, you are sure to find the "purrfect" companion for you.

Eau Claire County Humane Association 3900 Old Town Road, Eau Claire

Cost: no charge

Age: All Ages

3:30-6:30pm Sat. Oct. 1

1st Annual Turbo's and Tots Day

Grand Opening for Cali Style Rotary and the 1st annual Turbo's and Tots Day. Enjoy food, face painting, games, drawings, and fun for the whole family.

Cali Style Rotary 1503 N. Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-10pm Sat. Oct. 1

Night Corn Maze

Bring your flashlight for some after-hours fun in a 1 acre Mini Maze or the 5+ acre Mega Maze. Last admission at 9pm.

Leffel Roots Apple Orchard W2369 Maple Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $2 for Mini Maze, $5 for both Mini and Mega Maze

Age: All Ages

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