Sat. Apr. 27

Springfest

Activities will include live music all weekend, Springfest 5k Fun Run, kubb tournament, family-friendly fun & activities, food & drinks, over 55 local vendors & exhibitors offering specials on everything spring & summer, and much more.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: One Day $10, Three day $20

Age: All Ages

8am Sat. Apr. 27

6th Annual Beaver Bolt

8am registration; 8:30am kids' 400 M Fun Run on Track; 8:45am 5K Bike Ride along Bartig Road; 9:15am 5K Run/Walk along Bartig Road. The proceeds of this event will defer the costs of field trips for students, supplies, and items for classrooms. A portion of the proceeds will also support the Augusta Track & Field program.

Augusta High School E19320 Bartig Rd., Augusta

Cost: $10-25

Age: All Ages

8am-3pm Sat. Apr. 27

Huge Thrift Sale

Clothing for kids and adults, housewares, furniture, toys, books, collectibles, and more. Clothing is $3 per bag, all other items as marked. Don't forget the bake sale.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation 421 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

9am-2pm Sat. Apr. 27

Indoor Thrift Sale

Joint Thrift Sale: Alano Club and Unitarian Society of Menomonie. Clothing, household items, books, toys, tools, small electronics--from garages, cupboards and closets. Baked sale, too.

Alano Club - Unitarian Society of Menomonie 105 NE 21st Street, Menomonie

9am-2pm Sat. Apr. 27

DCHS Spring Rummage & Bake Sale

There is always something for everyone at this huge thrift sale. Be sure to come out and see what treasures they have found this time.

Foxhole Bar E4710 County Road BB, Menomonie

Cost: Varies

Age: All Ages

9am Sat. Apr. 27

Cedarbrook's Mission Possible Run for Water - 5k and 1mile

Begins at Riverside Park. Registration begins at 9am. 5k Run starts at 10am, Donut Dash will be at 10:30am, and the 1 Mile Walk will start at 11am. Awards will be given out at 11:30am.

Riverside Park Hudson Rd 29 and County Rd P, Menomonie

Cost: Ticket prices TBA

9am-3pm Sat. Apr. 27

Bloomer Air - Air Pistol Match

The Wisconsin Air Pistol Association is hosting the Bloomer Air, Air Pistol competition. The competition will be a 10 meter olympic air pistol match. Classes will be offered for novices through seniors.

Bloomer Rod & Gun 17821 60th St, Bloomer

Cost: $10 entry fee

Age: Ages 14+

9-11:30am Sat. Apr. 27

Spring Bird Count for Kids

Celebrate birds and participate in citizen science. Start by learning about birds and binoculars. Kids ages 8–12 will go birding outside with bird mentors to record bird species and tabulate results. Ages 4-7 (must be accompanied by an adult) will participate in bird activities, a craft and conduct a survey at the bird feeders.

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

Cost: Friends $6, Nonmembers $8 (due by 4/23)

Age: Ages 4-12

9am-noon Sat. Apr. 27

Amazing Eau Claire Clean-Up

The Eau Claire Parks, Recreation, & Forestry Department is organizing the “Amazing Eau Claire Clean-Up”. This event sends volunteers to locations throughout the city including community parks, neighborhood playgrounds, picnic areas, and recreational trails, where they clean the areas and prepare flowerbeds.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30am-5pm Sat. Apr. 27

Scheels Outdoor Expo

Local Scheels experts and vendor representatives will be on site to show you the latest in camping, watersports, fishing, yard games, kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, GPS systems, fitness trackers and more. Also offering delicious food samples cooked on Traeger Grills and Bradley Smokers.

Scheels All Sports 4710 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-2pm Sat. Apr. 27

Cardboard Construction

Failsafe Lab will convert into a fort-building space, full of cardboard, MakeDo Kits and all of the necessary items to create some huge structures! Feel free to stop in anytime to join in the architectural fun!

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10-10:30am Sat. Apr. 27

Pop Up Science: Orbiting Objects

Museum Playologists have several different fun and interactive science kits to break out with kids and explore all things STEAM-related. This week's activity is orbiting objects.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10-11am Sat. Apr. 27

Co+op Explorers Cook - Knife Skills

Kids ages 8-12 will learn about a variety of fresh produce. They will also learn simple knife skills and assemble a fruit salad to enjoy at the end of class.

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

Cost: $10

Age: 12 and under

10:30-11am Sat. Apr. 27

A Very Special Story Time with Tina Agnes

Tina Agnes is celebrating the release of her new children's book, The Resting Tree, with a Very Special Story Time at Dotters Books. She'll be reading her book, answering reader questions, and signing books.

Dotters Books 1602 Hogeboom Ave., Eau Claire

10:30-11am Sat. Apr. 27

Story Time at Dotters Books

Guest readers will share two picture books with kids of all ages. Dotters will have donuts from Roadside Bakery and fresh brewed coffee for you to enjoy (donations for treats are welcome, but not necessary).

Dotters Books 1602 Hogeboom Ave., Eau Claire

11am-2pm Sat. Apr. 27

Teen Job Fair

Let the Y bring the opportunities to you this spring with our Teen Job Fair. Hosting an array of local employers looking to hire teens for a wide variety of positions. Meet with people from across the workforce, hand out your resume, schedule an interview or attend one of the day’s many professional development workshops.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to attend

11am-2pm Sat. Apr. 27

Teen Job Fair

Looking for your first job can feel intimidating, but it does not have to be. Let the Y bring the opportunities to you this spring with a Teen Job Fair. Meet with people from across the workforce, hand out your resume, or schedule an interview.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 14+

noon-2:30pm Sat. Apr. 27

Layered Macrame Wall Hanging Workshop

Create a modern wall hanging for your space. This class is for beginners as well as anyone who may have experience with macrame. Instructor Julie Beaton will teach you the most commonly used knots to complete this BoHo style wall hanging. Pre-Registration is required.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $40

Age: Ages 14+

noon-11pm Sat. Apr. 27

Jam It For The Planet

Free family friendly activities; Earth Day superhero visit, guided kids activities, a creation station, local music and Earth Day Alstar band. After 7pm Minneapolis based Mark Joseph and national beat boxer Heatbox $7 dollars headline. Proceeds fund local composting effort.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2:30-3pm Sat. Apr. 27

Pop Up Play

Museum Playologists could pop up anywhere with a fun new challenge for you and your family to enjoy. Exercise your brains and bodies with a variety of action-packed activities.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

7:30-9pm Sat. Apr. 27

The Menomonie Singers Present: Easter Portion of Handel's Messiah

The choir will present the Easter portion of the classic work, Messiah, by George Frideric Handel. Conducted by Amy Vogt. Accompanied by Sean Vogt on the organ. This section of the Messiah is rarely performed.

First Presbyterian Church 130 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Suggested Donation $10