Events

​Take part in hundreds of events each year in Chippewa Falls & surrounding areas.

Pay if Forward with Paws Charity 5k/10k Run/Walk

841 Chippewa Crossing Blvd,  Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 7:00 PM - Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 12:00 PM. The 2nd annual Pay it Forward with Paws run/walk is a 5k event that will help raise money for Happy Tails Dog Park. The Park is raising money to build a pavillion and/or get more fencing for their small dog area.

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Farmers Market in Downtown Chippewa Falls

Thursdays June 11 through October. Farmers Market in Downtown Chippewa Falls. The Farmers Market will be held every Thursday from 12-6:00. They will be held in the Market lot off Rushman Drive and East Central Street. For more information please call 715-723-6661.

Lions Sturgeon Festival

Labor Day Weekend at Anson Park in Jim Falls, Co. Hwy S South. There is fun for all ages including kids inflatables, music nightly, demolition derbies, truck and tractor pull,parade and more. Sponsored by the Lions Club. Contact Lions member Larry 715-382-4538 or Bob 715-382-4943.

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SandBar and Grill Live Music

 Live Music by Chris Kroeze 4-7pm located at 17643 50th Avenue on Lake Wissota

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Governor's Small Business Summit

Plan to join Governor Scott Walker, Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch and Wisconsin state agencies involved in a job creation for a small business summit on: Wednesday, September 9, 2015, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM  at The Plaza Hotel & Suites, 1202 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire, WI.

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An Overview of Science and Religion

5:30 - 6:30 PM at First Presbyterian Church, 130 W. Central St. Chippewa Falls.The first in a series of classes Modern Science and Faith.  It is designed for people who have trouble reconciling science with the teachings of the Bible.  This session will include a video and discussion about how man continues to evolve genetically. 

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Ladies Evening Extravaganza

At the Heyde Center for the Arts, 3 S. High Street, Chippewa Falls. Join us for the 8th annual Ladies Evening Extravaganza to benefit the Family Support Center.

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Flower Show

3:00 - 5:00 PM at Cook-Rutledge Mansion, 505 W. Grand, Chippewa Falls. 24 flower arrangements from garden clubs the St. Croix District will be on display at the Cook-Rutledge Mansion following morning closed-to-the-public judging.  Arrangements include mantle pieces, small tables, pedestals, tray tables and door designs.  Tour the Mansion and its historic gardens.  No charge for this event.

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Highland Soles Trio

7:30pm 9:30pm, Heyde Center For the Arts, 3 South High Street, Chippewa Falls. A powerful music and dance performance from a family trio (Neil, Lilly and Ed Pearlman) immersed in the traditions of Scotland and Cape Breton. Drawing on 35 years of working with some of the top Celtic artists of our time, Ed Pearlman has toured widely as Scottish fiddler. Admission: Adults $12, Seniors $10, Youth $5

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Autumn Harvest Winery Annual Fall Festival

A charity event held rain or shine featuring live music both days, concessions, free wine tasting and family activities. One dollar from every bottle of wine sold and profits from “wine by the glass” is donated to a local non-profit charity. For information call 715-720-1663.

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Fall Miniature Garden Tea Party in the Greenhouse

4pm at Down to Earth, 6025 Arndt Lane, Eau Claire.A wonderful miniature garden tea party in the greenhouse for parents, grandparents, and children.  A lovely lunch of mini sandwiches, mini desserts and tea will be served!  Children will accessorize a mini fall garden to take home and read a poem all about fairies. Limited to 30 people, so please call to register.

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8th Annual Chippewa Valley Farm-City Day

10 am - 2 pm at Arrowhead Farms - 14630 125th Avenue Chippewa Falls. Chippewa Valley Farm-City Day is free event about fun, sharing and  educating, as well as fostering a mutual understanding between our agricultural and non-agricultural residents. Any questions please call Chippewa County UW-Extension at 715-726-7950. 

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The Farmer Frolic 5k Run/Walk

 8:00 Am at Arrowhead Farms located at 14630 125th Ave Chippewa Falls. Frolic is a family friendly event where both runners and walkers are invited to come enjoy a fun day at the farm. Participants will follow a route that takes you out into the beautiful countryside of the Chippewa Valley, while getting the chance to learn more about local food, Chippewa Valley Agriculture, and your family's health.Same day registration and check in starts at 8:00am Run/Walk starts at 9:00am. Cost:Family Registration: $45 Includes race fees for 2 adults and children under 10, 1 Adult and 1 Youth Shirt (Family registrations receive 1 race identification number.)

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Happy 20th Anniversary Chippewa Falls Senior Center

Silent Auction, Bingo 1-3pm, Musi11am-6pm, Breakfast 8-11am, Lunch at 11am-6pm, Antique car show 11am-2:30pm. Beer garden, water and pop. The Senior Center is located at 1000 E. Grand Avenue in Chippewa Falls. 

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Nickolas Butler at the Chippewa Falls Public Library

6:30pm at the library located at 105 W. Central Street, Chippewa Falls.Author of the internationally-best selling novel Shotgun Lovesongs and a collection of short stories entitled, Beneath the Bonfire.

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Lunch and Learn

Hot Trends in Marketing. 11:30am-1:30pm at The Florian Gardens Conference Center. RSVP to www.instylunch.com by September 9. 

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Potpourri Art Exhibit - Chippewa Valley Watercolor Artists

Artist Reception:  Tuesday, September 15   5-7pm at the Heyde Center for the Arts, 3 South High Street , Chippewa Falls. An active and growing organization, the Chippewa Valley Watercolor Artists will display art work from each of its many members. The subjects and styles are diverse. 

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Ribbon Cutting at Pleasant View Bed & Breakfast

Join us in welcoming new owners of Pleasant View Bed & Breakfest located at 16649 96th Avenue in Chippewa Falls. A Ribbon Cutting ceremony will be held at 4:30pm. An Open House will follow. 

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God, the Bible and Historical Science

First Presbyterian Church, 130 W. Central St. Chippewa Falls. The second in a series of classes Modern Science and Faith.  It is designed for people who have trouble reconciling science with the teachings of the Bible.  This class will include a discussion of unity. 

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Oktoberfest Chippewa Falls

at the Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. A weekend celebrating our German Heritage. Four stages with live entertainment, amazing family fun and great food. Enjoy three days of music, food and fun!

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The Cragars at The View on Lake Wissota

9:30pm at The The View on Lake Wissota, 17779 County Highway X, Chippewa Falls.

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CFMIT Space, Flight and Technology Street Fair

Featuring the "Traveling Space Museum" and including local flight and technology booths with excitying opportunites right here in the Chippewa Valley.  Come for a day of fun with interactive educational exhibits ranging from a mini jet and ISS Lab replica to RC airplanes and a national snowmobile race champion. Opening ceremony at 8:45 Presentations start at 9am and restart approximately every 25 minutes.  Contact the museum for more details.
RSVPs recommended, but not necessary. *Join us on Facebook.com/CFmuseum  715.720.9206  info.cfmit@gmail.com

Booya Days in Cadott

10am Business Sidewalk Sales, craft and food vendors and much more. This fall event offers free Booya soup, arts and craft dealers and entertainment for the family throughout the day on Main Street.

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Scarecrow Makin' Days & Contest

At Down To Earth Garden Center, in Eau Claire. Saturday, September 19th, 26 and October 3rd  10:00 am - Bring in some old, funky clothes, boots, hats & other fashion accessories to create a prized scarecrow. We’ll provide the straw and clean up the mess!  Post pictures of your scarecrows on our Facebook page for all to enjoy and be inspired. A prize will be awarded to the person who creates the most unique scarecrow!

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Lake Wissota State Park Walk

at Lake Wissota State Park, 18127 Co. O, Chippewa Falls.The Dairyland Walkers, based in Madison, are attempting to do a walk in every county in the state.  Join them as they walk in this state park in Chippewa County.  Walkers may register and start walking anytime between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. from the Riverview Shelter.  Cost is $2/$3.  

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SandBar and Grill Live Music

Forecast 6-9pm located at 17643 50th Avenue on Lake Wissota

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SandBar and Grill Live Music

Live music by Blue Max 3-6pm Packer Football @ 7:30pm located at 17643 50th Avenue on Lake Wissota

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Vintage Purse, Jewelry and Accessory Sale

this sale is in conjuction with the WHA Fall District meeting that will be held at Avalon Hotel and Conference Center. The Partners of HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital will be selling vintage jewelry, purses and scarves. 

Pledge 4 Paws Dog Walk 2015

1 pm at Flag Hill Pavilion, Irvine Park, Chippewa Falls,Rain or shine…Registration at noon, lunch will be provided.  Best Dressed male and female dogs. Dog Bone Guess. Youngest and oldest.  For more information or to pre-register contact Lake Wissota Animal Hospital at 715-726-8811. All proceeds go to Chippewa Humane Association. $25 per person or $45 per family..free t-shirts to all participants who pre-register by September 1. Limit 2 per family ($10 each additional shirt).

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Wine Down Saturday

3-6pm at Autumn Harvest Winery located at 19947 County Hwy J, Chippewa Falls. Wine down with us…live music, specials and great commeraderie. This is an outdoor event, seating is limited…feel free to bring a chair.

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Petting Zoo at Down To Earth Garden Center

6025 Arndt Lane, Eau Claire.We will once again be bringing back our exotic petting zoo this Fall from Animal Talks.  We will have a baby zebra, camel, donkey, kangaroo, giant tortoise, armadillo, goats and more!  Bring the kids for a day of family fun!  There will also be pumpkin painting for the kids, apple cider and cookies, scare crow making and more!

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Triple Anniversary Celebration

at 123 Allen Street, Chippewa Falls. 35th Anniversary for the Chippewa County Genealogical Society, 45th Anniversary for the Chippewa County Historical Society and 25 years at 123 Allen Street. Open house from 9am-2pm. Come visit the library and check out your family history. Enjoy historic live music, anniversary cake, welcome and elected official remarks at 11am. For more information phone 715-723-4399. http://chippewacountywihistoricalsociety.org

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Hmong Tiger Tales

from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.at The Heyde Center for the Arts. Hmong Tiger Tales consists of three fun, short plays based on Hmong folk stories about tigers. “Tiger and Crow” tells the story of how the crow tricked the tiger into having fewer cubs, explaining why tigers are so rare. “Mother Tigress” tells the story of a tiger that raises a child who later discovers her real family in a village. PresentedBy Mu Performing Arts.Admission: Adults  $9, Seniors $8, Youth $4, Family of four $22

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The Bible and Modern Science

5:30 - 6:30 PM at First Presbyterian Church, 130 W. Central St. Chippewa Falls. The third in a series of classes Modern Science and Faith.  It is designed for people who have trouble reconciling science with the teachings of the Bible.  This session will include a Hubble video as well as a Big Bang Theory video.
 

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Business After Hours at Leinenkugel's Leinie Lodge

Chippewa Falls Chamber members join us at the Leinie Lodge from 5-6:30pm to meet and network in a casual setting outside of normal business hours. This months BAH (Business After Hours) co-sponsor is Chippewa Valley Newspapers.. Cost is $5/member or $35 for an annual pass/$10 for non-members.. Call us for more information at 715-723-0331.

Making Art Paint Party

6:30pm. Makin Art Paint Party will be hosting a painting event at Bye the Willow! For $45 you are able to participate in a fun painting experience for you to keep and have a complimentary beverage of your choosing!  This event is RSVP only and the ticket must be paid for before the event... please contact Amy at 715-559-0468 or Dawn at 715-559-0371 or email us at byethewillow@gmail.com to reserve your spot today!

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Defining the Human Struggle

5:30 - 6:30 PM at First Presbyterian Church, 130 W. Central St. Chippewa Falls. The fourth in a series of classes Modern Science and Faith.  It is designed for people who have trouble reconciling science with the teachings of the Bible.  This class will include a definition of various emotions from sadness to anguish, from contentment to ecstasy. 

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