Events

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

Bloomer Community Fair

Tractor pull on last Saturday in July. Fair first full weekend in August. Open daily at noon. Music, carnival, 4-H and FFA exhibits, merchant displays, demo derbies and more. Parade on Sunday at 12:30pm on Main Street. Located at the Bloomer Fairgrounds on 9th Ave. 715-568-3339.

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O'Neil Creek Campground 3rd Annual Car and Motorcycle Show

9:30 registration, 10:30 Activities Start, 2:30 Prizes awarded, at 14912 105th Ave., Chippewa Falls, Event is from 10:30-3:00pm $5 entry fee/vehicle. Includes lunch. Cash prizes-1st, 2nd & 3rd place. General parking $5 per car. Mini Country Vendors Expo! Food, music, kids activities and door prizes.  O'Neil Creek Campground,  715-723-6581 or office@oneilcreek.com.

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Terrarium Workshop at Down To Earth Garden Center

10:00 am. Build your own; only pay for what you take home.Come discover why terrariums are growing so popular and how they are a great way to get kids excited about gardening.  Learn how to properly put together a glass terrarium that creates the perfect growing environment for plants and also adds some life to your office desk, the nook in your kitchen or a child’s room.* Bring your own container or purchase one here.

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Indianhead Swap Meet and Car Show

This event will feature 700 show cars, food & refreshments.Admission is $3 in advance and $5 at the gate Children under 12 FREE. Northern Wisconsin Fair Grounds, Chippewa Falls. Hours 7am-5pm. Call 715-832-0552 for more details.

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Music in the Park

1-3:00 pm at the Band Shell in Irvine Park off Bridgewater Avenue in Chippewa Falls. Today's performer is Howard "Guitar" Luedkte. 

Beaver Creek Butterfly Festival

1:00 - 3:30 pm, at Beaver Creek Reserve, S1 Cty Road K, Fall Creek. Mini-seminars will provide information on Wisconsin butterflies, butterfly gardening, and how to raise your own butterflies! There will be guided tours of the butterfly house and games and crafts for the kids! Be sure to mark this family-oriented, fun and educational day on your calendar.Registration and payment encouraged by August 3 Friends $3 per person/$10 per family Nonmembers $4 per person/$15 per family.

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Paint-a- Palooza at The Heyde Center for the Arts

August 6, August 13, September 17. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Heyde Center for the Arts, 3 South High Street, Chippewa Falls. The Heyde Center is partnering with the Valley Art Association to offer different types of classes for an art experience you will not forget. Register early as class sizes are limited to 12 people! Payment must be made in advance and is not refundable; however, if someone is unable to attend the class he/she signed up for, he/she can choose a class on another date. For more information, contact the Heyde Center at 715-726-9000 or register online.

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Chippewa Falls Public Library Used Book Sale

Thursday, 9am-7pm, Friday, 10am-4pm. Member sale and preview on Wednesday 5-7pm. At the library is located at 105 W. Central Street. Friends of the Chippewa Falls Public Libraray used book sale. Memberships available at the door.  715-723-1146.

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Cook-Rutledge Mansion Tours during Pure Water Days

2 pm. Docent guided tours of the historic Victorian-era mansion of lumber baron Edward Rutledge. 505 Grand Ave, Chippewa Falls. Call 715-723-7181. $5 adults, $1 children under 17

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Chippewa Falls Museum of Industry and Technology tours

10am -3pm, tours provided by Cray experts. Check out the industy and technology of the Chippewa Valley. Admission: $5 adults, $3 kids over 12, $1 kids under 12. Located at 21 East Grand Avenue in Chippewa Falls. 715-720-9206.

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Out of the Current by the Swampers

The Heyde Center for the Arts salutes Pure Water Days with a show the entire family can love.  7:30pm performance.William F. Kirk (1877-1927) was an internationally loved poet, humorist, syndicated columnist and baseball writer who grew up in Chippewa Falls. He is perhaps best remembered for his lumberjack poems in Scandinavian dialect.  Jerry Way has selected a variety of poems from Kirk’s published books to set to music “Swampgrass” style.  The Swampers are proud to celebrate Pure Water Days 2014 with stories, songs and projected visuals commemorating the life and times of William F. Kirk, the “Poet Laureate of Chippewa Falls.” Admission: $10 adults, $9 seniors, and $5 youth

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Business At the Airport

5-6:30 p.m. at the Chippewa Valley Regional Airport, 3800 Starr Ave. Pease join the Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire and Menomonie chambers of commerce for the annual Business at the Airport on Thursday, August 7. Find out what is happening at your airport, network with other business members, visit more than 30 exhibitor tables, have a chance to win great door prizes and enjoy great food. Chippewa Falls Chabmer BAH pass does not qualify for this event. Member cost to attend is $6. You do not need to pre-register.

2014 Annual Steak Fry and Bingo

4-5pm Bingo, Dinner 5-7pm. at the Knights of Columbus Hall located at 236 Pumphouse Road in Chippewa Falls. The hearty meal consists of a tender steak sandwich, baked beans, cole slaw, potato salad and dessert. Donation: $7.50. Proceeds support the Partners Scholarship Committee to assist six area high school defer college costs for studies in the health care-related field. For more information call Partners St. Joseph's Hospital at 715-717-7439 or

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5th Annual Boys & Girls Club Lemonade Day

10:00 a.m.  - 3:00 p.m., Locations TBD (Spread throughout Chippewa Falls) Lemonade Day is an event that teaches kids the skills they need to be successful in the future. Youth learn to set goals, develop a business plan, establish a budget, seek investors, provide customer service, and give back to the community. Members are joined by volunteers and staff to host lemonade stands across the community, selling lemonade to benefit the Boys & Girls Club.  

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Pure Water Days in Chippewa Falls

YMCA races, sporting events, kids games, fireworks, live entertainment, food, kids parade and large parade on Saturday and many other city-wide events. 

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Leinenkugel's Last Call Sale

August 08-10,at the Leinie Lodge at 124 E. Elm Street, Chippewa Falls. 715-723-5557. Friday 9am-8pm., Saturday 9am-5pm,Sunday 11am-4pm.

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Pure Water Days Co-Ed Softball Tournament

At Leinenkugel's Softball Complex at  Casper Park in Chippewa Falls. Class B&C Co-ed Softball. Entry fee $125 per team. Deadline Friday, July 18.. For more information call the Chippewa Falls Parks and Recreation department at 715-723-0051.

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9-Pin Tap Bowling Tournament

at Falls Bowl, 9 W.Columbia Street in Chippewa Falls. 7:30pm. 9 pin counts as a strike. Bowl 4 games use highest 3 scores. Cost is $15 (prize money included in cost). Call the Falls Bowl at 715-723-3347. A part of Pure Water Days Celebration.

Pure Water Days Quilt Show

Quilt show with quilt shop, food vendors, boutique, raffles and more. Saturday 9am-4pm, Sunday 9am-4pm at the Chippewa Falls Area Senior Center, 1000 Grand Avenue. Admission  $4. Held in conjunction with Pure Water Days hosted by Chippewa County Piecemakers and Stitching Pals.  Forentry forms contact Sue at suesrm@yahoo.com.

Fireworks Extravaganza during Pure Water Days

9:15pm. Concessions, fireworks, and fun! Casper Park on Canal Street. 715-723-0331

Leinenkugel's/YMCA Pure Water Day Races

Bill Roegge Memorial Half Marathon *4 Mile Run  *2 Mile Fit Walk - 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk *Kids 200 Meter Dash -  Chippewa Valley Family YMCA, 715-723-2201, Register online ...race day registration starts at 6am at the YMCA. 

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North Star Chapter Beer Can & Breweriana Show

10am-3pm, Buy, sell, trade. 1 Jefferson Ave, Dave Wendl, 651-731-9573

Pure Water Days Kiddie and Pet Parade

12:30pm downtown Chippewa Falls. Everyone is invited to participate (right before the Pure Water Day Parade) Meet at 12:15am by the courthouse, hosted by Chippewa Falls Optimist Club, dress up and have some fun. Pets must be leashed and licensed.

Pure Water Days Parade

1pm downtown Chippewa Falls on Bridge Street by the Courthouse to Spring Street. For information on participating in the parade, contact the Chippewa Falls Main Street, 715-723-6661. 

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Baby Boomers 7th Bi-Annual

6 P.M. to 12 A.M. Northern Wisconsin Fair Ground Chippewa Falls, Wi. 54729

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Pure Water Days Annual Duck Splash Festival

2-9pm, Games, huge inflatables, prizes, vendors, food, and a beer tent. Enjoy live music throughout the day. Be sure to catch the chainsaw carving demonstrations through the day! Pieces will be auctioned off with proceeds benefitting Chippewa Falls Main Street.” Will be at Allen Park(corner of Bridge and W. River Street) downtown Chippewa Falls. This year there is your best DUCK Face picture contest. For more information call the Chippewa Falls Main Street at  715-723-6661

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Pool open extended hours during Pure Water Days

1-6pm, BFW Municipal Pool, Bridgewater Ave. 715-723-0051, 715-726-2733 Cost: $3/person

Christ Episcopal Church Pie and Ice Cream Social/Art on the Corner

624 Bay Street from 10am-4pm. Art Fair, Food Booth, Free kids craft booth. 

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Salsa Making Demonstration at Down to Earth Garden Center

10:00 am .Come sample a variety of savory salsas we carry in our country store.  We will demonstrate how to make your own garden fresh salsa.  Fresh locally grown tomatoes and peppers will be available to purchase for you to make your very own “secret” salsa recipes.

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Pure Water Days Community Worship

10am in the Irvine Park Bandshell Bridgewater Ave.,715-723-9336

John McCutcheon

7:00 p.m. at The Heyde Center for the Arts, 3 High Street in Chippewa Falls. John McCutcheon is a well-loved American folk music singer, storyteller and multi-instrumentalist who is regarded as a master of the hammered dulcimer and is also proficient on the guitar, banjo, autoharp, mountain dulcimer, fiddle and jaw harp. He has released 34 albums  since the 1970s and much of his work is focused on politically and socially conscious songs for adult audiences. Admission: Adults $15, Seniors $14, Youth $7

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Live in the Vineyard Concert Series- Sue Orfield Band

1:30-4:00pm at River Bend Vineyard & Winery, 10439 33rd Ave, Chippewa Falls. 

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Duquesne University Tamburitzans

7:00 PM, McDonell Central Catholic High School, 1316 Bel Air Blvd, Chippewa Falls. A presentation by the world acclaimed Duquesne University Tamburitzans showcasing a kaleidescope of traditional Eastern European music, song and dance.  Bring the entire family for a magical journey into old Europe! Karen Prykull  412-396-5185.

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Wissota Shores Ribbon Cutting

at 1110 Parkland Drive, Chippewa Falls. 4:30pm Ribbon cutting celebratings this brand new multi-family rental units on the shores of Lake Wissota.

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Charcoal Chicken and Sweet Corn Feed

at the Chippewa Falls Senior Center, 1000 E. Grand Ave, Chippewa Falls. 3:00-6:00pm eat in or take out available. Cost is $8 per person. Fundraiser for the Senior Center. 715-720-1666.

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Street Dance and Corn Feed

Enjoy music, food, and sweet corn at an appreciation night for the Boyd Busienss district. For more information Steve 715-703-3581 after 4pm.

Ribbon Cutting and Open House for River Valley Pediatrics Dental Specialists

and Christman Dental from 11AM-4PM at 425 W. PrairIe View Rd.FREE Open House for both practices! Join us for food and beverages, door prizes,face painting, sno-cones, games and much more! Drs. Rena & Blane Christman christmandental.com 715.726.1060

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

10:00 AM, 841 Chippewa Crossing Blvd,  This is the 1st Annual Run/Walk sponsored by Happy Tails Dog Park and Voyaging Vet & Tech Services.This year's proceeds will benefit 2 local families with training Diabetic Alert Dogs for their Type 1 Diabetic Children.Pre-Registration $25.00 for 5k and $30 for 10k Registration the day of the event is at 8:30 - 9:30 AM $30 for 5k and $35 for 10k Prize drawings after the event!
 

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Music in the Park

1-3:00 pm at the Band Shell in Irvine Park off Bridgewater Avenue in Chippewa Falls. Today's performer is Paul Bonstrom. 

United Way Golf Tournament

at Lake Wissota Golf. For tournament info starting April 1st go to:

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Junior Achievement Golf Outing

Shotgun start at 11am, at Wild Ridge Golf Course in Eau Claire. Golf 18 holes with former Green Bay Packer, Lynne Dickey. To register  call 715-835-5566.

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Night Golf Benefit for Family Resource

At Ojibwa Golf Course, 8140 136th Street in Chippewa Falls. Call 715-723-8823 for more information. 

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Short Elliott Hendrickson (SEH) Ribbon Cutting

10am at the new beautiful SEH building located at 10 N. Bridge Street downtown Chippewa Falls.

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Bad Habit Car Club Show

Mill Yard Park, Cornell. For information contact Brian at 715-579-2970.or Willie 715-827-0225.

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Festival in the Pines

at Carson Park in EC, The 32nd Annual Festival in the Pines features more than 200 arts and crafts exhibitors. Great food and games and rides for the kids! Free petting zoo. Admission is $6, Seniors (62+) $5, Children 11 and under are free.Saturday 9am-6pm, Sunday 9am-4pm.

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Chippewa River Rendezvous

at the Mill Yard Park in Cornell. ““Bringing The Past into the Present”” Enjoy displays from the early 1600s-Indian camps to modern day crafters. For more information contact Sue Spaeth at 715-239-6628 or Wayne at 715-239-3620.

Wine Down Saturdays with Jeff White

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

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Firewoods Travelling Pizzeria at Riverbend Vineyard and Winery

11am -5pm pm at River Bend Vineyard & Winery, 10439 33rd Ave, Chippewa Falls. 

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Summer Fairy Garden Tea Party in the Greenhouse

(pre-registration required) at Down to Earth Garden Center. Summer Fairy Garden Tea Party in the Greenhouse –Cost:  $25.00/child & $15.00/adult; * Price of fairy garden included in child ticket price. A lovely lunch of mini sandwiches, mini desserts and tea will be served!  Children will accessorize a mini summer fairy garden to take home and read a poem all about fairies.Limited to 30 people, so please call to register.715-833-1234.

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6th Annual Dog Swim

4PM to 7PM, at Bernard F Willi Community Pool, Bridgewater Ave. $5.00 per dog per day. Sponsored by Happy Tails Dog Park. Dog Please have proof of RABIES vaccination or 2014 park permit or CURRENT city/county license with you to enter. Dogs must be on leash coming and going on the premises. No humans in the water! Please pick up after your dog. Money will benefit the Happy Tails Dog Park.

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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-sponsors are Chippewa Valley Newspapers and JimBob's Pizza. Cost is $5/member or $35 for an annual pass/$10 for non-members.. Call us for more information at 715-723-0331.

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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Music in the Park

1-3:00 pm at the Band Shell in Irvine Park off Bridgewater Avenue in Chippewa Falls. Today's performer is Steve Szydel & Kountry Klassic's.