Sat. Nov. 26

Write a Letter to Santa Claus

Children ages 3+ may drop a letter in Santa's special mailbox Nov. 25-Dec. 9 in Youth Services. Parents must provide the child's full name and mailing address. One letter per child. Children will receive responses Dec. 16-23. Sponsored by the Young Adult Advisory Board.

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

7am-9pm Sat. Nov. 26

Christmas Village

Irvine Park Christmas Village will be open from dawn to dusk. The display will include more than 100,000 Christmas lights and over 100 life-size Christmas scenes that replicate the Victorian era and the city's early history. The park becomes a Christmas village. Bring your family and friends to view this spectacular scene.

Irvine Park Bridgewater Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

8-9am Sat. Nov. 26

Dance Fitness

Dance Fitness is a group fitness class that is all about fun and creative exercises. This class meshes Latin American dancing with the fiery songs from the Latin culture that is sure to get your heart pumping.

Eau Claire Sport Warehouse 2983 11th St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 (First class free)

Age: 12+

8am-8pm Sat. Nov. 26

14th Annual Turkey Bowl Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3v3 Thanksgiving Tournament

Teams can be composed of 3 to 5 players. Games will consist of two 12 minute halves. All teams are guaranteed a minimum of 3 games. Call or stop by for a copy of the rules. U10-U14 on Nov. 26th, 8am-8pm (tentative). High School and Adult Coed: Sunday, Nov. 27th, 10am-8pm (tentative). Registration Deadline: Friday, Nov. 11th.

L.E. Phillips YMCA Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

9am-6pm Sat. Nov. 26

Gifts For Kids Fundraiser

Santa is looking for some Elves to bring a smile to a child's face this year at Christmas. You can drop off gift donations for families in need and shop with many wonderful vendors. There will be a buffet, games, coloring contest for kids a gift wrap station and more.

Sleep Inn & Suites Conference Center (29 Pines) 5872 33rd Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9am-4pm Sat. Nov. 26

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

10am-5pm Sat. Nov. 26

Holiday Toy Trains

Second annual 384 sq. ft. standard gauge toy train display decked out for the holidays. New this year: night trains with lighted cars, on Tuesday evenings. Display includes original 1910-1940 toy trains. Additional activities: hands-on toy trains for younger folks, scavenger hunt, train story time. Bonus - receive 5 free tickets to ride Carson Park trains when sign up for a museum membership.

Chippewa Valley Museum 1204 E. Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $9 adults, $6 kids on weekends (includes museum admission); $2 per person Tuesday evenings (museum free)

Age: All Ages

10am-6pm Sat. Nov. 26

Durand Dazzle Day

An all day event to raise holiday spirits, with a bake sale, book sale, craft/vendor sale, Christmas walk (a tour of area homes), free events in Memorial park, exotic animal viewing zoo, carriage and trolley rides, marshmallow roast, and ending the day a lighted grand parade.

Downtown Durand

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

10am-4pm Sat. Nov. 26

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

10:15-10:45am Sat. Nov. 26

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-3pm Sat. Nov. 26

Santa's House

Visit with Santa at his beautifully decorated house. Don't forget to bring your camera!

Rutledge Charity Building 404 N Bridge St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Sat. Nov. 26

Making Memories with Santa

Santa will be at Oakwood Mall daily. Santa’s house is located in the Sears wing. Santa may take occasional breaks to feed the reindeer throughout the day, so be sure to check his schedule online. Time flies, except when you're in line, so go online to make a reservation and get to see the big guy on time!

Oakwood Mall 4800 Golf Rd, Eau Claire

2:45pm Sat. Nov. 26

Run for the Lights

A family orientated 5k and 1 Mile Run/ Walk through the Irvine Park and the Christmas Village. All proceeds go to the Christmas Village. Chip timed 5k. Race starts at 4pm in the Irvine Park Main Pavilion. There will be awards, refreshments, and treats after the race.

Irvine Park Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25 person / $75 family

Age: All ages

7pm Sat. Nov. 26

Jingle Jams: Billy Krause

Singer/Songwriter Billy Krause has been performing since 1968. His live performance is a combination of his songs and stories cultivated from a life both on the road and growing up in rural Wisconsin. Join him in the Volume One gallery as part of our annual Jingle Jams series.

The Volume One Gallery (Inside The Local Store) 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-10pm Sat. Nov. 26

Lorie Line - Christmas in the City

This past year Lorie Line was inducted into the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame. She joins the ranks with Bob Dylan, Prince and Judy Garland. Her grass roots story has been published in hundreds of news articles and her beautiful home has been featured in numerous national magazines.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $49

Ongoing Events For 11/26/2016

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