Events Calendar

The Chippewa Valley’s Largest Calendar

Outdoors

11am-1:30pm Thursday Jul. 18

Butterfly Discovery

Explore the world of butterflies, guided by Beaver Creek Reserve naturalists. Take a walk through a native prairie in bloom that provides prime butterfly habitat.

Fall Creek (Exact Location Provided After Registration)

Outdoors

10am-noon Saturday Jul. 20

Friends of Putnam Park Annual Meeting

Learn about the accomplishments of this group in the past year, preview new projects, and a guest speaker. Refreshments available.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library
Eau Claire

Outdoors

9pm Saturday Jul. 20

Public Telescope Viewing

Join members from Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society at Hobbs Observatory to view the night sky through telescopes.

Hobbs Observatory
Fall Creek

Outdoors

noon Sunday Jul. 21

Primitive Fire Making Workshop

Learn how to make fire by rubbing some sticks together in the wilderness; bow drill fire making. Register online.

Eau Claire Outdoors
Eau Claire

Outdoors

noon-5pm Sunday Jul. 21

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.

Carson Park
Eau Claire

Kids Outdoors

9pm Saturday Jul. 27

Public Telescope Viewing

Join members from Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society at Hobbs Observatory to view the night sky through telescopes.

Hobbs Observatory
Fall Creek

Outdoors

9:25-11pm Saturday Jul. 27

Stargazing at Beaver Creek Reserve

Stargazing and telescope viewing is offered at Hobbs Observatory almost every clear Saturday night from May through October (not July 20 or Aug 3).

Hobbs Observatory
Fall Creek

Outdoors

noon-5pm Sunday Jul. 28

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.

Carson Park
Eau Claire

Kids Outdoors

4-11pm Friday Aug. 2

Northwoods Starfest

A gathering of stargazers and amateur astronomers. Registration fee includes camping, invited speakers, a dinner, midnight snacks, and breakfasts.

Hobbs Observatory
Fall Creek

Outdoors

midnight-11pm Saturday Aug. 3

Northwoods Starfest

A gathering of stargazers and amateur astronomers. Registration fee includes camping, invited speakers, a dinner, midnight snacks, and breakfasts.

Hobbs Observatory
Fall Creek

Outdoors

8:30am-3:30pm Saturday Aug. 3

Beekeeping 103

Your bees made it through the summer, now you need to get the bees ready for winter. Register by 07/31.

Beaver Creek Reserve
Fall Creek

Outdoors

9pm Saturday Aug. 3

Public Telescope Viewing

Join members from Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society at Hobbs Observatory to view the night sky through telescopes.

Hobbs Observatory
Fall Creek

Outdoors

midnight-noon Sunday Aug. 4

Northwoods Starfest

A gathering of stargazers and amateur astronomers. Registration fee includes camping, invited speakers, a dinner, midnight snacks, and breakfasts.

Hobbs Observatory
Fall Creek

Outdoors

11am-3pm Sunday Aug. 4

Butterfly Fest 2024

A guided tour of the Butterfly House, check out the summer caterpillar lab, and learn about native species of butterflies in WI. Register by 08/02.

Beaver Creek Reserve
Fall Creek

Outdoors

noon-5pm Sunday Aug. 4

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.

Carson Park
Eau Claire

Kids Outdoors

1-2pm Friday Aug. 9

Smokey Bear 80th Birthday Party

Enjoy free birthday cake with games and activities to celebrate Smokey’s birthday. Take a photo with the special birthday guest.

Bloomer Public Library
Bloomer

Kids Outdoors

8am-2pm Saturday Aug. 10

Snapshot Day 2024

Join the excitement by monitoring streams, lakes, and wetlands at designated sites across Wisconsin. Register by 08/08

Location TBD

Outdoors

9-11pm Saturday Aug. 10

Stargazing at Beaver Creek Reserve

Stargazing and telescope viewing is offered at Hobbs Observatory almost every clear Saturday night.

Hobbs Observatory at Beaver Creek Reserve
Fall Creek

Outdoors

9pm Saturday Aug. 10

Public Telescope Viewing

Join members from Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society at Hobbs Observatory to view the night sky through telescopes.

Hobbs Observatory
Fall Creek

Outdoors

noon-5pm Sunday Aug. 11

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.

Carson Park
Eau Claire

Kids Outdoors

5:30pm Tuesday Aug. 13

Urban Nature Adventure Trolley Tour

Enjoy a trolley ride through Beaver Creek Reserve. Expert naturalists will escort you through four short adventure hikes.

The Local Store
Eau Claire

Outdoors

5:30pm Wednesday Aug. 14

Urban Nature Adventure Trolley Tour

Enjoy a trolley ride through Beaver Creek Reserve. Expert naturalists will escort you through four short adventure hikes.

The Local Store
Eau Claire

Outdoors

9-11pm Saturday Aug. 17

Stargazing at Beaver Creek Reserve

Stargazing and telescope viewing is offered at Hobbs Observatory almost every clear Saturday night.

Hobbs Observatory at Beaver Creek Reserve
Fall Creek

Outdoors

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