Wednesday, Aug. 23rd, 2017

Wed. Aug. 23

How to Audition for Musical Theater

A two-hour musical audition master class workshop for youth who are seeking help and feedback on their vocal performance. Nate Plummer is a professional actor and nationally known audition coach with students appearing on regional tours, national tours, and Broadway stages.

The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $75

Age: Ages 8-15

7:30am-1pm Wed. Aug. 23

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

9am-noon Wed. Aug. 23

Tiny Tots Playhouse - Open Play

An interactive playhouse where children can bring their parents, grandparents or caregivers for a day of creative, memory-making fun.

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

Cost: $4/child

Age: All Ages

9:30am Wed. Aug. 23

Music Makers: Water Music Series

Join Mari Carlson for a musical exploration of water: water instruments, water songs, water dances, and more. Each class will last about 45 minutes with time for free play afterwards.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $24 per family, free for families of current ECMS students

Age: Children 1-5 (+Families)

10-10:30am Wed. Aug. 23

Archaeological Dig

It's time to dig in and see what a real archaeologist does and discovers! What will your pint-sized paleontologist dig up>?

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

Cost: FREE with museum admission

11am-6pm Wed. Aug. 23

Menomonie Farmers 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

11am-3pm Wed. Aug. 23

Beaver Creek Reserve's Butterfly House

Come out of your chrysalis and spread your wings. The Butterfly House provides an opportunity to see a variety of native Wisconsin butterflies in their natural environment.

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

Cost: Free for BCR members, Nonmembers: Adults $3, Kids (ages 2 - 15) $1

Age: All Ages

1-4:30pm Wed. Aug. 23

Youth Theater Camp

Under the instruction of Michelle Meyer and Nancy Lund, students will enhance their on-and off-stage skills. No prior acting or drama experience is required - just a willingness to have fun.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: $150

Age: Entering grades 5 - 11 in fall

2:30-3pm Wed. Aug. 23

Design a Dino

Pick the characteristics of your dinosaur and watch it come to life right before your very eyes! Free with Museum membership or admission.

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

Cost: FREE with museum admission

5-7pm Wed. Aug. 23

Girl Scout Family Beach Picnic

Interested in finding out a little more about Girl Scouts to see if they are a good fit for your family? Check out the free family picnic at Lake Altoona Clubhouse. There will be games, activities, food and the Ski Sprites perform too. Parking passes will be available at the event.

Lake Altoona Club house 604 Beach Road, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 5+

6:30pm Wed. Aug. 23

Ski Sprites Water Ski Show

A Wisconsin tradition, everyone should spend at least one night at the beach, watching the Ski Sprites perform on the water. Concessions available.

Lake Altoona County Beach 604 Beach Rd., Altoona

Cost: FREE event admission, but a $3/car Eau Claire county parking permit is required

Age: All ages

6:30-9pm Wed. Aug. 23

Paint at Cheers Pablo

Head to Cheers Pablo for one of many painting events, or a DIY sign class. No painting experience necessary, just come ready to have fun. More information about available classes online.

Cheers Pablo 2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 per person, $25 for Kids Under 12

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Aug. 24th, 2017

9am-noon Thu. Aug. 24

Tiny Tots Playhouse - Open Play

An interactive playhouse where children can bring their parents, grandparents or caregivers for a day of creative, memory-making fun.

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

Cost: $4/child

Age: All Ages

9:30-11:30am Thu. Aug. 24

Play & Learn

You and your child will enjoy free play, songs, dancing, stories, crafts & snacks. Here you will find playing & learning go hand in hand. Come & experience learning through the eyes of your child.

River Source Family Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages Birth to age 5

10-10:30am Thu. Aug. 24

Design a Dino

Pick the characteristics of your dinosaur and watch it come to life right before your very eyes! Free with Museum membership or admission.

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

Cost: FREE with museum admission

11am-3pm Thu. Aug. 24

Beaver Creek Reserve's Butterfly House

Come out of your chrysalis and spread your wings. The Butterfly House provides an opportunity to see a variety of native Wisconsin butterflies in their natural environment.

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

Cost: Free for BCR members, Nonmembers: Adults $3, Kids (ages 2 - 15) $1

Age: All Ages

noon-5pm Thu. Aug. 24

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

1-4:30pm Thu. Aug. 24

Youth Theater Camp

Under the instruction of Michelle Meyer and Nancy Lund, students will enhance their on-and off-stage skills. No prior acting or drama experience is required - just a willingness to have fun.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: $150

Age: Entering grades 5 - 11 in fall

2:30-3pm Thu. Aug. 24

Archaeological Dig

It's time to dig in and see what a real archaeologist does and discovers! What will your pint-sized paleontologist dig up>?

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

Cost: FREE with museum admission

5-6pm Thu. Aug. 24

High 5 Free Yoga

Enjoy free yoga all summer long. No experience necessary. A gentle, all-levels accessible practice, so makes for a great place start your yoga journey. Meet at the area around the Great Dane statue in front of the RCU building.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Aug. 24

Burger King Classic Car Show

Classic cars, vintage, antique, muscle cars and more. Fun for the entire family.

Burger King - Hastings Way 926 S. Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Aug. 24

The Paint Shack

Enjoy a fun evening of painting made easy and exciting. A social artist will instruct you step by step through recreating the featured painting of the night. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more. Sing up by Facebook (via message) or on their website.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $35 check Facebook or website for more details

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Aug. 24

Sounds like Summer Concert Series

The Sounds Like Summer Concert Series is Volume One's Thursday night gig in downtown Eau Claire's Phoenix Park. Local bands play to crowds each night on the banks of the Chippewa River in June, July, and August. Enjoy a pre-show set from area singer/songwriters at 6pm. Multiple food vendors will have food for sale. Pets are allowed at the concert.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6:30-9pm Thu. Aug. 24

Paint at Cheers Pablo

Head to Cheers Pablo for one of many painting events, or a DIY sign class. No painting experience necessary, just come ready to have fun. More information about available classes online.

Cheers Pablo 2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 per person, $25 for Kids Under 12

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Aug. 24

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: Troppo Big Band + Klezmazel w/ Haley Parvin

The Troppo Big Band Jazz Orchestra brings back many of the musical memories of the 1940's and 50's, including current contemporary Big Band arrangements. Klezmazel takes their cue from a 500 year old tradition of ethnic music most closely associated with the Jews and Gypsies of Eastern Europe. Originally from Madison, Haley Parvin plays acoustic R&B and pop/rock.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Friday, Aug. 25th, 2017

10-11am Fri. Aug. 25

Family Resource Centers Fun Friday

Each Friday will feature a new theme for fun interaction with your child.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 1-5

10-10:45am Fri. Aug. 25

Totality: Explore Eclipses! (Planetarium)

In honor of the Total Solar Eclipse happening August 21, the Museum planetarium show will feature the biggest star in the solar system, the sun. You'll learn about what happens to create a solar eclipse and get to see what the phenomenon looks like from a unique perspective. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. First come, first served.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11am-3pm Fri. Aug. 25

Beaver Creek Reserve's Butterfly House

Come out of your chrysalis and spread your wings. The Butterfly House provides an opportunity to see a variety of native Wisconsin butterflies in their natural environment.

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

Cost: Free for BCR members, Nonmembers: Adults $3, Kids (ages 2 - 15) $1

Age: All Ages

1-4:30pm Fri. Aug. 25

Youth Theater Camp

Under the instruction of Michelle Meyer and Nancy Lund, students will enhance their on-and off-stage skills. No prior acting or drama experience is required - just a willingness to have fun.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: $150

Age: Entering grades 5 - 11 in fall

2:30-3:15pm Fri. Aug. 25

Totality: Explore Eclipses! (Planetarium)

In honor of the Total Solar Eclipse happening August 21, the Museum planetarium show will feature the biggest star in the solar system, the sun. You'll learn about what happens to create a solar eclipse and get to see what the phenomenon looks like from a unique perspective. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. First come, first served.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Fri. Aug. 25

Paint at Cheers Pablo

Head to Cheers Pablo for one of many painting events, or a DIY sign class. No painting experience necessary, just come ready to have fun. More information about available classes online.

Cheers Pablo 2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 per person, $25 for Kids Under 12

Age: All Ages

7-8:30pm Fri. Aug. 25

WideSpot Junior Theater Camp Presents: MmmBeth by Allison Williams

Support the Widespot's Junior Theater Campers as they perform a wacky retelling of the Shakespeare classic. This family-friendly comedy spoofs the classic play, and with witches named Haggy, Naggy & Twit, loads of laughs await you.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: FREE, Donations at the door

Age: All Ages

7:45-9pm Fri. Aug. 25

Tween Glowga Party

Glowga for tweens! Paint is provided and tweens should wear their brightest, most 80-rrific colors. Black lights will be used to take this yoga party to the next level. Snacks provided.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 for Kids of Members; $20 for Kids of Non-Members

Age: Ages 9-12

8:30pm Fri. Aug. 25

Family Movie Night

Watch a movie under the stars at our free family fun event. Lawn games at 8:30pm, movie when it's dark enough (around 9pm. Popcorn and beverage provided, just bring your lawn chair. Visit their website to see what movie they'll be playing.

West Ridge Church 3906 Kane Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Aug. 26th, 2017

7am-4pm Sat. Aug. 26

Chippewa River Rendezvous

14th Annual Chippewa River Rendezvous. Come see Fur trader and civil war camps. Play period games, win door prizes. Free bike raffle for kids under 12. Shop at the flea market.

Millyard Yard Park road, Cornell

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7am-9pm Sat. Aug. 26

Downsville Day

A celebration of Downsville. Pancake Breakfast starts the day at 7am and fireworks end the day at 9pm or dusk. Car show, parade, clown, kids tractor pull, bean bag contest, vendors both food and craft, raffles, pottery demonstrations, museum exhibits, bake sale, and more.

Downsville Community Museum E4541 County Road C, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30am-1pm Sat. Aug. 26

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-1pm Sat. Aug. 26

Menomonie Farmers 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

9-10am Sat. Aug. 26

High 5 Free Yoga

Enjoy free yoga all summer long. No experience necessary. A gentle, all-levels accessible practice, so makes for a great place start your yoga journey. Meet at the area around the Great Dane statue in front of the RCU building.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-8pm Sat. Aug. 26

Jurassic Quest

Jurassic Quest features over 80 life-sized animatronic dinosaurs. Activities include, walking dino rides, animatronic dino rides, fossil digs, science stations, cinema, dino bounce houses, bungee pull, crafts, face painting, and much more.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $20-$29

10-10:30am Sat. Aug. 26

Archaeological Dig

It's time to dig in and see what a real archaeologist does and discovers! What will your pint-sized paleontologist dig up>?

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

Cost: FREE with museum admission

11am-3pm Sat. Aug. 26

Beaver Creek Reserve's Butterfly House

Come out of your chrysalis and spread your wings. The Butterfly House provides an opportunity to see a variety of native Wisconsin butterflies in their natural environment.

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

Cost: Free for BCR members, Nonmembers: Adults $3, Kids (ages 2 - 15) $1

Age: All Ages

1:30-4pm Sat. Aug. 26

Paint at Cheers Pablo

Head to Cheers Pablo for one of many painting events, or a DIY sign class. No painting experience necessary, just come ready to have fun. More information about available classes online.

Cheers Pablo 2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 per person, $25 for Kids Under 12

Age: All Ages

2:30-3pm Sat. Aug. 26

Design a Dino

Pick the characteristics of your dinosaur and watch it come to life right before your very eyes! Free with Museum membership or admission.

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

Cost: FREE with museum admission

6:30-9pm Sat. Aug. 26

Paint at Cheers Pablo

Head to Cheers Pablo for one of many painting events, or a DIY sign class. No painting experience necessary, just come ready to have fun. More information about available classes online.

Cheers Pablo 2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 per person, $25 for Kids Under 12

Age: All Ages

6:30-10pm Sat. Aug. 26

Movie in the Park - Moana

Yard games, crafts and other activities starting at 6:30, leading up to an big screen outdoor showing of "Moana" at dusk. Bring your own chairs and blankets. Sponsored by Chippewa Falls Public Library and CCF Bank.

Marshall Park Bridgewater Ave, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Family

Sunday, Aug. 27th, 2017

9am-8pm Sun. Aug. 27

Jurassic Quest

Jurassic Quest features over 80 life-sized animatronic dinosaurs. Activities include, walking dino rides, animatronic dino rides, fossil digs, science stations, cinema, dino bounce houses, bungee pull, crafts, face painting, and much more.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $20-$29

noon-5pm Sun. Aug. 27

Carson Park Train Rides

Enjoy a scenic, half-mile train ride located in Eau Claire's premier Carson Park presented by the Chippewa Valley Railroad Association. A coal-fired steam engine pulls one train, a G-16 gasoline powered-streamliner pulls the other.

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: Under 2 years old FREE, ages 2-12 $2, ages 12+ $3

noon-3pm Sun. Aug. 27

Beaver Creek Reserve's Butterfly House

Come out of your chrysalis and spread your wings. The Butterfly House provides an opportunity to see a variety of native Wisconsin butterflies in their natural environment.

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

Cost: Free for BCR members, Nonmembers: Adults $3, Kids (ages 2 - 15) $1

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Sun. Aug. 27

Paint at Cheers Pablo

Head to Cheers Pablo for one of many painting events, or a DIY sign class. No painting experience necessary, just come ready to have fun. More information about available classes online.

Cheers Pablo 2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 per person, $25 for Kids Under 12

Age: All Ages

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