Head on over to Marieke Gouda every Wednesday through August for Book In The Barn. Kids have the chance to be read to on hay bales in the barn, and if you would like, see how cheese is made. Registration is at 11:30, cost is five dollars which includes a grilled cheese, applesauce, fries, and milk.
at the Heyde Center for the Arts, 3 South High Street , Chippewa Falls. Hosted by the Chippewa Valley Wood Turners Guild (CVWG) and the West Wisconsin Wood Carvers Guild. The exhibit features the work of members from both guilds along with opportunities to learn more about carving and turning. No cost admission.
10439 130th Avenue in Bloomer.6/30 to 7/30 Strawberry Picking and Pea Pods. Start picking at 6am. Call ahead for best picking times, 715-568-5526. Pick your own or have pre-picked strawberries that can be purchased/picked up.
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 Allen Park across from the Chamber/Visitor Center on the corner of River and Bridge street. For more information please call 715-723-6661.
Bye the Willow (501 N High St, Chippewa Falls) is hosting Rock It Man Entertainment Dueling Piano's on Friday July 1 at 7:00 pm. Enjoy a fun filled evening listening to two skilled entertainers with two pianos and two microphones taking all your song requests and delivering a highly interactive show. During the show enjoy Bye the Willow's 80+ Craft Beers, 50 Wines & signature drinks in a relaxing and comfortable atmosphere.
The View on Lake Wissota 17779 County Highway X, Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin 54729 9p.m. to 2 a.m. The Cragars are a party band, ready to rock. They have been playing around the Chippewa Valley since 2008. From oldies to current day. They play a healthy mix of Rock N Roll music mixed with country, hip hop, and their own original music.
Street Dance & Fireworks
Fireworks at dusk at the Mill Yard Park, Street Dance on Main Street in Cornell. For information call 715-239-3710.
The View on Lake Wissota 17779 County Highway X, Chippewa Falls. 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Alt-country from the hills of western Wisconsin. Blending warm tones, reverbs, delays & vibrato with an outlaw grit. Jeff White sings of love, loss & lust with an Americana vibe, channeling the melancholy country/western & dark folk music from times past. Much in the vein of Johnny Cash, Jeff writes and sings his own songs but also performs unique interpretations of other songs he admires.
The Mallard Resort & Bar will be hosting their annual fireworks show beginning at dusk. Please bring a lawn chair or blanket as seating is limited. Boats and pontoons are welcome on the river. Please keep the immediate firework shooting area clear for your safety. FREE! This event is free to the public. Donations of any amount to support future shows is appreciated but not required (donation buckets will be available). BEER TENT! The bar will be offering several tap beers in a beer tent on the lawn all weekend long. BAD WEATHER DATE: If the weather forecast calls for rain on Sunday the fireworks will be held on Saturday, July 2nd.
Outdoor service 9:00 am at English Lutheran Church of Bateman (20588 Cty Hwy X Chippewa Falls). Music by Danville (Tim and Kathy Danielson). The event will be casual and family friendly with familiar and easy to sing uplifting music and message.
Take a trip to Miller Park with The SandBar and Grill. Have a fun day at the ball park, the Brewers are taking on the Cardinals. Bus departs at 6:45am from SandBar at 17643 50th Ave, Chippewa Falls. $115/person includes: bus ticket, beer on bus, tailgate meal at game, and giveaways.
8 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Sam Davey Elementary, Eau Claire. Grades K-5 From art to animals, math to music, stories to science and so much more, Summer Institute makes learning fun for your elementary age child. Join us for hands-on activities, new friends, and educational enrichment.
Monday, both Group A and Group B meet from 9 a.m. - noon Tuesday - Friday, Group A meets 9 a.m. - noon, and group B meets 1-4 p.m.
Grades 9-12 at UW-Eau Claire Campus. Electron microscopes allow scientists and engineers to visualize very small objects with magnifications up to 1 million times. If you are a high school student hoping to go to college in a science or engineering field, this is the course for you. Please note that Group A and Group B will have different schedules. Select one group when you register. Cost: $169 Early Bird Registration through June 17 $189 Standard Registration after June 17.
4pm at Down to Earth, 6025 Arndt Lane, Eau Claire.Miniature Garden Tea Party in the Greenhouse. Cost: $35.00/child & $20.00/adult; * Price of fairy garden included in child ticket price. A wonderful miniature garden tea party in the greenhouse for you and your child or grandchild. Enjoy a lovely lunch of mini sandwiches, mini desserts and tea! Children will accessorize their own mini garden to take home and read a poem all about fairies. Limited to 30 people; Registration required.
Midway rides, exhibits, great food and fun.Family entertainment including top name stars, great food, animals, and over a mile of carnival rides and attractions. Located at the Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds in Chippewa Falls.
11:30am to 1pm at the Avalon Hotel & Conference Center. Sharing Talent Pools to Meet Workforce Challenges. Join the Chippewa County Economic Development Corporation and the Chippewa Falls Chamber of Commerce for a presentation and round table networking lunch to learn about the idea of sharing Chippewa Valley's talent pool.
This annual four-day event features more than 20 national and regional rock bands and performers. Past performers include Sammy Hagar, Kid Rock, Papa Roach, Poison and Cheryl Crow. Located at the Chippewa Valley Music Festival Grounds in Cadott. For information or details call 1-800-326-FEST.
Bye the Willow is hosting free live music on July 14, 7-10 pm. Head over to see 12th Street Duo put on a show. Relax in Bye the Willow's comfortable and unique atmosphere while enjoying a large selection of wine, beer and specialty beverges.
The View on Lake Wissota 17779 County Highway X, Chippewa Falls. 9 p.m to 2 a.m. An amazing night of dancing is in store. Ask Adam to sing you a song or ask to sing a song yourself, he has the whole package in stock.
9 a.m – Noon at UW-Eau Claire Campus Centennial Hall. Our program is aligned with Wisconsin's statewide goals for middle and high school writing curriculum. Activities include a walking field trip, digital storytelling using the latest iPad applications, peer review and daily mini-lessons. You'll also work with a college student writing mentor from UW-Eau Claire's English Department.Who Should Attend Students entering grades 6-10 who want to practice their writing and learn more about different types of storytelling.
The View on Lake Wissota 17779 County Highway X, Chippewa Falls. 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sean Jordan plays a mix of Blues, Pop, and Funk. He draws his inspiration from the likes of Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eric Clapton, Eric Johnson, John Mayer, Bill Withers, B.B. King, Jack Johnson, Jimi Hendrix, The Eagles, and Tommy Emmanuel.
Heyde Center for the Arts/Chippewa Valley Cultural Association 3 S High St, Chippewa Falls. America’s National Parks are living, breathing monuments to our nation's history, culture, and landscape. Photographer Rick Koziel will guest curate an exhibit featuring photographs of the United States National Parks by area photographers. There will be a speaker from the US National Park Service on the 29th of July at 7:00 p.m. The Park Service is celebrating its 100th Anniversary. No cost for admission to the exhibit
Lion’s Memorial Park. Community festival which includes; softball and volleyball tournaments, kids activities, charcoal chicken dinner, live music, beer gardens, firefighter water games, and parade at noon on Sunday. For information call 715-237-2223.
Heyde Center for the Arts/Chippewa Valley Cultural Association 3 S High St, Chippewa Falls. Friday and Saturday, July 22 and 23 at 7:30 pm. Sunday, July 24 at 2:00 pm. GIGI takes place in the city of romance, Paris, around the turn of the twentieth century. The tale is narrated by the distinguished Honoré Lachailles, a confirmed bachelor who has seen much of life in the Parisian aristocracy and is particularly wise in the nature of women, love, and marriage.
Business After Hours at HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital's Medical Office Building
Chippewa Falls Chamber members join us at the July Business After Hours. It will be held at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital’s Medical Office Building / Prevea Chippewa Falls Health Center, 2509 County Highway I, located on hospital campus, from 5-6:30pm. Meet and network in a casual setting outside of normal business hours. This BAH sponsors are HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital and Prevea Health. Cost is $5/member or $35 for an annual pass. Call us for more information at 715-723-0331.
ACT Test Preparation
July 25 through August 2. Weekdays, 9 a.m. – Noon, UW-Eau Claire Campus, Want to improve your ACT test score?Prepare for the ACT Test. This is a 7-day program, meeting every weekday from Monday, July 25 to Tuesday, August 2.Cost: $179 early bird (deadline of June 25) $199 standard (after June 25)
9 a.m. - noon Grades 6-8 at UW-Eau Claire Campus. 3D modeling and 3D printing are some of the fastest growing STEM fields.You will learn elements of Computer Aided Design (CAD) and how 3D printers work. This course is intended for students new to CAD and 3D printing.Cost: $169 Early Bird Registration through June 17 $189 Standard Registration after June 17.
Wissota Place is hosting a Paint 'n' Sip party from 5:30-7:30pm! You can express your artistic side while enjoying refreshments provided by Wissota Place located at 2801 County Hwy I Cost is $15/person to cover the materials. RSVP to Whitney by July 18, 2016 by calling 715-720-9710 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
at Lake Wissota Golf, located at 16108 97th Avenue. Join us for a fun-filled day with friends, games, prizes, along with a little golf, all while supporting the Strong Kids/Annual Campaign. Contact Jennifer at 715-723-2201.
Bye the Willow is hosting Tracy Schroeder, and Issac Witty On Friday, July 29 8-10 pm. Tracy will be opening and Isaac will be the main act. Come for a night of laughs and enjoy wine, beer and many more specialty beverages. More about the comedians: Isaac is a nationally known headlining comedian whose has performed on stages and comedy festival across the nation leading to performances on Late Night with David Letterman and a recent appearance on The Conan Show. Tracy's been doing stand-up comedy for the last 14 years and she couldn't imagine wanting to do anything different.
Cheese lovers check out Marieke Gouda at 200 W. Liberty Drive Thorp, WI for free tours and cheese on July 30 Marieke Gouda will be hosting a special event to showcase their business and give everyone a chance to try some delicious cheese made right in Thorp. Tours will run every 15 minutes. Marieke opens at 7am and closes at 7 pm.
The View on Lake Wissota 17779 County Highway X, Chippewa Falls. Stop out to see Eddie Beavers playing on the Rooftop Patio overlooking beautiful Lake Wissota Sunday afternoon from 2pm to 5pm. Eddie Beavers is a multi-talented singer/songwriter with a voice that will take your breath away.