Sun. Dec. 4

Chippewa Youth Hockey Tournament

With two full sheets of ice, full concession stand, heated viewing area and more. See contact info for additional details or to learn how to register a team. Different age brackets compete during different weekends. Check the online schedule for a complete list of who plays and when.

Chippewa Area Ice Arena 839 First Ave., Chippewa Falls

Sun. Dec. 4

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 Sun. Dec. 4

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

9-10am Sun. Dec. 4

Advent in Narnia

Explore Advent themes based on C.S. Lewis' book, "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe". Watch a clip from the movie and then explore some of the parallels between the adventures in Narnia, the stories of Christmas and our life today.

First Presbyterian Church 2112 Rudolph Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-2pm Sun. Dec. 4

Ho Ho Ho Durand Expo

Craft show benefiting the local Durand Ambulance Service. Queen Elsa meet & greet with pictures from 10am-noon, Santa pictures from Noon-2pm, free blood pressure testing, basket raffles & prizes, bake sale, over 60 crafters, food & fun, apparel sale, woodworking, jewelry, tons of Christmas gifts.

Durand High School 604 7th Ave E, Durand

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-5pm Sun. Dec. 4

Holiday Art Gift-Making for Kids and Adults

Come and make fused glass pendants, glaze-your own tile trivets and coffee mugs, clay ornaments, and clay hand/footprint plaques. Please email for a date and time. All items will be available for pick up at a later date.

Meadowsong Studios E15501 County Road D, Fall Creek

Cost: Priced by the item, see website for list

Age: All Ages, under 8 with adult

10am-3pm Sun. Dec. 4

Last Stop Christmas Shop Vendor & Craft Event

Visit many local vendors and crafters for your Holiday shopping needs. Keep tabs on the Facebook event page for an updated list of vendors and crafters.

The Lismore 333 Gibson Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

10am-noon Sun. Dec. 4

Run Santa Run 5K

Bring your holiday cheer to Downtown Eau Claire on December 4th for the most festive 5K of the year. Runners will set off on a beautiful winter wonderland tour of downtown Eau Claire with 3 holiday stations including cookies, mistletoe and candy canes with hot chocolate at the finish. A portion of the proceeds from the run benefit local Eau Claire County charities.

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 Kids 12 & Under $30-50 Adults

Age: All Ages

11am-4pm Sun. Dec. 4

Snacktime Sundays

Enjoy complimentary hot cider and cocoa and cookies all afternoon.

The Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

noon-6pm Sun. Dec. 4

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

1-5pm Sun. Dec. 4

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

1:30-3pm Sun. Dec. 4


Drop-in and create some crafts while supplies last!

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 0-18

1:30-3:30pm Sun. Dec. 4

A Christmas Story

The holiday classic, A Christmas Story, is coming to The Grand stage. See Ralphie in his quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun for Christmas. "You’ll shoot your eye out!” All the elements from the beloved movie are here: the temperamental furnace, the playground lamp post, Scut Farcus, and the infamous leg lamp.

The Grand Theatre 102 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $22 Adults/Seniors; $10 Youth/Students

Age: All Ages

1:30pm Sun. Dec. 4

ECCT Presents: Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells

Junie B Jones is super-excited about the upcoming Holiday Sing-ALong and Secret Santa gift exchange at her school. Too bad Tattletale May keeps ruining all her fun! So when Junie B. draws May's name for Secret Santa, she comes up with the perfect plan to teach her nemesis a lesson.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Ticket Price TBA

Age: All Ages

2pm Sun. Dec. 4

Menomonie Theater Guild Presents: A Little House Christmas

A Little House Christmas, based on Christmas stories from the Little House on the Prairie books by Laura Ingalls Wilder, is a family-friendly reminder to put down the phones and enjoy the company of others during the Christmas season. The play highlights values like generosity, kindness, and humanity to help get you in the true Christmas spirit.

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts 205 Main St. E, Menomonie

Cost: Contact for ticket price

2pm Sun. Dec. 4

Claymation Classics: Frosty the Snowman

Bring your family to enjoy these holiday claymation classics on the big screen in the Volume One Gallery/theater inside The Local Store.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

2-5pm Sun. Dec. 4

UWEC Holiday Concert

The concert features the Concert Choir and Women’s Concert Chorale; Symphonic Choir, Women’s Chorus and The Singing Statesmen; Wind Symphony; and University Symphony Orchestra. Floor and bleacher seating is available.

Zorn Arena UWEC, Garfield Avenue 121, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 for floor seating, $3 for bleacher

6:15-8:30pm Sun. Dec. 4

Rink Rat Hockey

Mite/Squirts (ages 7-10): 6:15pm-7:15pm; Peewee/Bantam (ages 11-14): 7:30pm-8:30pm. Open hockey time for youth players by age. Must have full equipment. Age 15+ not permitted to skate in Rink Rats.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: Ages 7-14

6:30-8:30pm Sun. Dec. 4

General Open Skate

Adult Skate Rental: $3 (or City Pass), Youth Skate Rental: Free

Hobbs Ice Center 915 Menomonie St, Eau Claire

Cost: $6 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

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