Friday, Dec. 13th, 2019

7am-9:30pm Fri. Dec. 13

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 Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

9-11:30am Fri. Dec. 13

Family Fun Zone

Children and parents enjoy open play on the large turf field filled with numerous toys, games, sports equipment, inflatables, and dress up clothes. Organized activities are also offered at different times each morning which children may participate in if they choose or continue with open play.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Member $3 | Community $5 | Parents FREE

Age: Ages 0-6

9am-9pm Fri. Dec. 13

Pictures with Santa

Taking photos with Santa is the perfect way to create lasting memories for the holidays. Skip the line and make reservations online. Packages are prices $35-45 for professional videos, photos, and digital downloads.

Santa's Workshop at Oakwood Mall 4800 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Pricing packages online

10:15-10:45am Fri. Dec. 13

Preschool Storytime

For three-and four-year-olds. All storytimes feature stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and movement. All are welcome and no registration is required.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: Preschool

noon-8pm Fri. Dec. 13

Pictures with Santa

Taking photos with Santa is the perfect way to create lasting memories for the holidays. Skip the line and make reservations online. Packages are prices $35-45 for professional videos, photos, and digital downloads.

Santa's Workshop at Oakwood Mall 4800 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Pricing packages online

5-9pm Fri. Dec. 13

Friday Family Nights

Open to all families, kids and their friends every Friday night. Featuring Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer, Inflatables, Movies, Free Popcorn, and Special Entertainment.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Member $3 | Community $5

6pm Fri. Dec. 13

Parent Night Out

Drop off your children (potty-trained – 11 years old) for a supervised movie night. Come dressed in your PJs and get ready to watch the movie Small Foot. Bringing a favorite stuffed animal, blanket and pillow are recommended. A snack and beverage will be served! Pre-Registration is Required.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $5

6:30-8pm Fri. Dec. 13

Flick & Float

YMCA supplies the flick, you bring the float. Gather in the small pool to watch fantastic family movies. Community members are welcome after 6:00 PM (photo ID required).

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7:30pm Fri. Dec. 13

Eau Claire Children's Theater: A Year with Frog and Toad

This musical tale follows two great friends, the cheerful, popular Frog and the rather grumpy Toad, through four, fun-filled seasons. Featuring a jazzy, upbeat score, A Year with Frog and Toad is part vaudeville, part make-believe, and all charm.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Admission Information Online

Saturday, Dec. 14th, 2019

7am-9:30pm Sat. Dec. 14

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 Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

8-11am Sat. Dec. 14

Hallie Optimist Club Breakfast with Santa

Bring your camera and take your picture with Santa after enjoying a delicious pancake breakfast

Hallie Town Hall 13033 30th Avenue, Hallie

Cost: Adults $6, Kids 12 and under free

Age: All Ages

9am-noon Sat. Dec. 14

Open Play

Kids - bring your parents, grandparents or caregivers in and spend some quality time being creative, imaginative and just plain having fun and making memories!

Tiny Tots Playhouse 320 S. Wisconsin St., Fall Creek

Cost: $5/child, free for adults and infants under 12 months

Age: All Ages

9am-1pm Sat. Dec. 14

Menomonie Farmer's Market - Winter Market

Local producers only farmer's market featuring Menomonie area farmers, bakeries, food producers and artists. Free parking.

Raw Deal 603 S. Broadway St., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-9pm Sat. Dec. 14

Pictures with Santa

Taking photos with Santa is the perfect way to create lasting memories for the holidays. Skip the line and make reservations online. Packages are prices $35-45 for professional videos, photos, and digital downloads.

Santa's Workshop at Oakwood Mall 4800 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Pricing packages online

10am-2pm Sat. Dec. 14

Lunatique Pop-Up at Dotters Books

Melanie Ripley of Lunatique will be popping up at Dotters Books, selling simple, hand bound books and journals - the perfect gift for the writers, list makers, musicians, poets, dreamers, and artists in your life. Melanie makes each book from scratch, lovingly trimming the pages and sewing the spines.

Dotters Books 1602 Hogeboom Ave., Eau Claire

10am-noon Sat. Dec. 14

Family Literacy Event

Families will enjoy theme based stories, crafts and a snack as well as tips and tricks for successful parenting and growing literacy skills. Children will be able to pick a free book to take home each month.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Family

10am Sat. Dec. 14

ECCT's Polar Express PJ Party

Kids can hang out in their PJs, watch the Polar Express movie, and do related activities. Check ECCT's website for more.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

10:15-10:35am Sat. Dec. 14

Family Storytime

For ages two to six, but can be enjoyed by the entire family. All storytimes feature stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and movement. All are welcome and no registration is required.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30-11am Sat. Dec. 14

Story Time at Dotters Books

Guest readers will share two picture books with kids of all ages. 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

Cost: FREE

11am-3pm Sat. Dec. 14

Santa's House

Visit with Santa at his beautifully decorated house. Santa's House is open every Saturday after his arrival until Christmas.

Rutledge Charity Building 404 N Bridge St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11-11:45am Sat. Dec. 14

Toddler- Caregiver Movement Class

Help your toddler move through the developmental stages of movement and increase their capacity for learning. The class will tire their bodies and allow them to move creatively. For Ages 5 and under with a participating adult.

Anandaworks Wellness Education Center 320 Putnam St Ste 123, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 5 and under with parent

noon-4pm Sat. Dec. 14

4th Annual Christkindlmarkt

Delight your senses with the feel of a European market. Vendors include local potters, cheese makers, handcrafted wooden gifts, handcrafted soaps, bakers, and other locally made products.

Lazy Monk Brewing, LLC 97 West Madison Street, Eau Claire

Age: All Ages

noon-4pm Sat. Dec. 14

Photos with the Holly King

The Holly King is making a special stop to visit children young and old and well-behaved dogs. Stop in to take photos with him (BYO camera/smart phone) for the cost of a nonperishable food item (or small cash donation). All donations collected will go the Feed My People Food Bank.

The Broom & Crow 106 E. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Non-perishable food item

Age: All ages & Well-behaved pups!

noon-2:30pm Sat. Dec. 14

8th Annual Memorial High School Orchestra Cookie Walk

Homemade cookies sold by the pound, beverages, music by the orchestra, kids arts and crafts carnival, and Santa from 12:45-2:30

Memorial High School 2225 Keith St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Sat. Dec. 14

Christmas VBS

Children can learn the biblical story of Jesus while parents have an afternoon to do some Christmas shopping or chores. Register your child online or by phone before attending.

Messiah Lutheran Church 2015 N Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 4-13

1-5pm Sat. Dec. 14

5th Annual Holiday Toy Trains

This Chippewa Valley holiday tradition features standard gauge trains running on almost 400 square feet of track. Layout includes local buildings, winter scenes, lights, and sounds. Lighted night trains run on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Crafts, coloring, and floor trains. Gingerbread house contest display, and Santa will visit regularly.

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

Cost: $9 Adults, $6 for ages 5-17, $2 for Museum Members, and FREE for ages 0-4 | $2 on Tuesdays

Age: All Ages

1:30pm Sat. Dec. 14

Eau Claire Children's Theater: A Year with Frog and Toad

This musical tale follows two great friends, the cheerful, popular Frog and the rather grumpy Toad, through four, fun-filled seasons. Featuring a jazzy, upbeat score, A Year with Frog and Toad is part vaudeville, part make-believe, and all charm.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Admission Information Online

2pm Sat. Dec. 14

Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra: A Classical Christmas

Holiday classics from Frozen, Mannheim Steamroller, the Transiberian Orchestra, and more. Selections from Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker performed by the Diamond School of Dance means you don't want to miss this holiday concert.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 adults, $10 students & youth

3-5pm Sat. Dec. 14

Holiday Pop Up with CMEC at Dive Bar

Kids can pose for a picture with Santa, have some pizza, decorate cookies, create their own special hot chocolate at the hot chocolate bar and make and take an ornament home, all while the adults sip on some hot mulled wine.

Dive Bar 333 Gibson St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages (1-10)

4:30-7pm Sat. Dec. 14

Madrigal Dinner Holcombe United Methodist Church

Enjoy a four course Renaissance feast and wonderful musical entertainment at the Lake Holcombe UMC. Tickets sell out early every year.

Holcombe United Methodist Church 27841 Co Hwy M, Holcombe

Cost: $30 Dollars per person

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Sat. Dec. 14

Fairy Princess Game of Thrones

Under the instruction of Troy Ingli, a new high school-level class was added to the curriculum at Pepin Schools. WideSpot is happy to encourage performing arts for youth and couldn't think of a better way to support them than donating our…

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: $2

Age: All Ages

7:30-10pm Sat. Dec. 14

Starquest 2019

Finals of ECCT’s annual vocal competition. Young performers compete in two age categories. 12 and under and 13-18- before a panel of judges for cash prizes.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $14 Adults & seniors, $8 youth & students

Sunday, Dec. 15th, 2019

7am-9:30pm Sun. Dec. 15

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 Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

9am-9pm Sun. Dec. 15

Pictures with Santa

Taking photos with Santa is the perfect way to create lasting memories for the holidays. Skip the line and make reservations online. Packages are prices $35-45 for professional videos, photos, and digital downloads.

Santa's Workshop at Oakwood Mall 4800 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Pricing packages online

noon-2pm Sun. Dec. 15

Santa at The Plus

Meet Santa, live at The Plus. Take photos, and there will be coloring, crafts, and hot chocolate. The event is free, but takes place during brunch service.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-2:30pm Sun. Dec. 15

Teen Animanga Club

If you're enthusiastic about Anime and manga, this club is for you! Talk about favorite series, watch Anime, and more. Registration and parent permission slip required.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library - Chippewa Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

1:30pm Sun. Dec. 15

Eau Claire Children's Theater: A Year with Frog and Toad

This musical tale follows two great friends, the cheerful, popular Frog and the rather grumpy Toad, through four, fun-filled seasons. Featuring a jazzy, upbeat score, A Year with Frog and Toad is part vaudeville, part make-believe, and all charm.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Admission Information Online

2-3pm Sun. Dec. 15

Fairy Princess Game of Thrones

Under the instruction of Troy Ingli, a new high school-level class was added to the curriculum at Pepin Schools. WideSpot is happy to encourage performing arts for youth and couldn't think of a better way to support them than donating our…

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: $2

Age: All Ages

3:30-4:30pm Sun. Dec. 15

Teen Glass Fusing

Explore the world of glass fusing in this beginner class for teens! Dawn Passineau of The Glass Orchard will teach students how to make a glass ornament. All materials are included. Space is limited. Registration is required. Registration begins December 1.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

6-9pm Sun. Dec. 15

Amateur Hour Artist Showcase

Art is for everyone, and everyone can enjoy it, love it, and create it. Amateur Hour Artist Showcase will feature works from local artists.

Passion Board Shop 218 N Dewey St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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

Evening Rink Rat Hockey

Open hockey time for youth players by age. Must have full equipment. Ages 15 and older are not permitted to skate in Rink Rats! Mite/Squirt (ages 7-10): 6:15pm-7:15pm. Pewee/Bantam (ages 11-14): 7:30pm-8:30pm

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass (1 Punch)

Age: Ages 7-10, Ages 11-14

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

Evening Open Skate

Every Wednesday and Sunday this Fall/Winter. No skate on 11/27, 12/25, 1/1, 1/22. Youth Skate Rental is free.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass (1 Punch)

Age: All Ages

Monday, Dec. 16th, 2019

7am-9:30pm Mon. Dec. 16

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 Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

9am-noon Mon. Dec. 16

Open Play

Kids - bring your parents, grandparents or caregivers in and spend some quality time being creative, imaginative and just plain having fun and making memories!

Tiny Tots Playhouse 320 S. Wisconsin St., Fall Creek

Cost: $5/child, free for adults and infants under 12 months

Age: All Ages

9-11:30am Mon. Dec. 16

Family Fun Zone

Children and parents enjoy open play on the large turf field filled with numerous toys, games, sports equipment, inflatables, and dress up clothes. Organized activities are also offered at different times each morning which children may participate in if they choose or continue with open play.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Member $3 | Community $5 | Parents FREE

Age: Ages 0-6

9am-9pm Mon. Dec. 16

Pictures with Santa

Taking photos with Santa is the perfect way to create lasting memories for the holidays. Skip the line and make reservations online. Packages are prices $35-45 for professional videos, photos, and digital downloads.

Santa's Workshop at Oakwood Mall 4800 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Pricing packages online

9:30-10:15am Mon. Dec. 16

Mommy & Me Yoga

Bring your kiddos and experience yoga through songs, games, books and yoga adventures. This is a great way for you and your little yogi to strengthen coordination and body awareness. Register prior or onsite day of.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $5/time

Age: 6 mo.-4 yrs old and parent

9:30-11:30am Mon. Dec. 16

La Leche League of Eau Claire Meeting

Offers peer support to lactating parents and any parent who wants to feed their baby human milk. A typical meeting includes informal topical discussion led by a leader, as well as lots of time for sharing questions or concerns and encouraging one another. Children are welcome.

Family Resource Center for Eau Claire County 4800 Golf Rd., Suite 450, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30-10:45am Mon. Dec. 16

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

Tuesday, Dec. 17th, 2019

7am-9:30pm Tue. Dec. 17

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 Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

We're Hiring

Ongoing Events For 12/12/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Junior Chefs

Every Thursday until Oct. 17, 6:15-7:15pm; Every Thursday until Dec. 12, 6:15-7:15pm

Play & Learn

Every Tuesday, Thursday until Dec. 20, 9:30-11:30am; Every Tuesday, Thursday until Dec. 19, 9:30-11:30am

Events with Tickets

tickets are available online

See all at VolumeOneTickets.org »