Community Events

10th Annual Eau Claire Big Rig Truck & Tractor Show

Free activities including music, face painting, coloring contest, Friday night movie with free popcorn, Saturday night Parade of Lights. Meet the drivers and see the country’s coolest and most diverse semi trucks, antique trucks, tractors, fire trucks, military vehicles & more. Green Bay Packer legend LeRoy Butler as our celebrity guest appearance to meet fans and sign autographs on Saturday from 1-4pm.

Cost: FREE Admission & FREE Parking

Age: All Ages, Family-Friendly


Fri. Aug. 19 3-11pm

Sat. Aug. 20 9am-11pm

Sun. Aug. 21 9am-2pm

Chippewa River Rendezvous

13th Annual Chippewa River Rendezvous. Join us as we bring the past into the present with living history. Period games and historical demonstrations. Raffles, Free children bike raffle, silent auction, flea market. Free fun family event. 4th Week End In August.

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages


Sat. Aug. 27 8am-4pm

Sun. Aug. 28 8am-4pm

Leinenkugel's Family Led Brewery Tour

Join us every Thursday at the Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company for a personalized tour delivered by one of the family members. Leinie’s fans can join Dick, John, CJ or Matt Leinenkugel as they guide them around the brewery, sip fantastic beer and partake in cheese pairings.


Every Thursday from Jun. 16 to Oct. 27, 2-4pm;

Observing The Night Sky with Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society

Members of the Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society sponsor public observing sessions on clear Saturdays May though October (except 8/6/16). Public observing starts about an hour after sunset for about two hours. Come out and enjoy a view of the night sky not possible from the city. Look through telescopes and see galaxies, nebula, star clusters, colorful double stars, and much more.
Cost: FREE, donations accepted

Age: All ages


Every Saturday until Oct. 29, 9-11pm;

Doggie Swim Fest

The Fairfax Pool will be open exclusively to the canine crowd for this special event. Activities include water retrieval, open swim, and a lure course. Concessions available. All dogs participating must show proof of current vaccinations. Sorry, no people in the pool on this day. All proceeds benefit Eau Claire’s Off-Leash Dog Park.
Cost: $10/dog, Spectators free


Mon. Sep. 5 noon-3pm

Get ready for the 3rd annual Yellowstone Art Trail, Friday & Saturday September 9th & 10th, 2016 from 9:00am to 5:00 pm both days. Thank you to all of those who came out last year to view and purchase works of art and to visit with the artists.
Valley Pasture Farm
In September and October, Valley Pasture Farm hosts a Fall Harvest Festival and pumpkin patch. Attractions include hay wagon rides, bounce houses, corn maze, giant slides, farm animals, and much more.

Join us for our 14th annual Oktoberfest. It’s time to dust off your Dirndl’s, start your arm curls for our stein holding contest and practice your schuhplattler.

There will be old favorites colliding with new features. This family friendly, community tradition draws thousands and we want you to be a part of the fun!

September 16-18th, 2016

Food Truck and Acoustic Fest

Northern Lights Entertainment & Bye the Willow are excited to present the 1st Annual Food Truck and Acoustic Music Festival! Try the Food Truck’s curbside eats and listen to talented artists who take the stage on the hour. The final two hour performance will be held indoors. Other fun will include henna, caricature, The Torch Sisters, food truck “Best Fest Dish” contest, merchandise vendors, and much more! Still adding Food Trucks and other entertainment! Purchase your tickets in advance at for a chance to win tickets to an upcoming BTW event, or at the door. Doors open at 1:30 with lawn chair seating available
Cost: $10

Age: 21+


Sat. Oct. 1 1:30-9pm

Pizza at Farm to Fork Retreat

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
5-9 pm
Until October 29th

S1-93 County Rd BB
Mondovi, WI 54755

  • Picnic tables inside and outside barn
  • Bonfire-Bring your own chairs
  • Drinks available for purchase from the “Milk-Hous Bar” which features local Wines, Beets, and Mixers.
We Can Make You Laugh: Comedy Game Show

Sat, Oct 1, 2016
We Can Make You Laugh is a comedy game show with total audience participation! It’s two comedy shows in one! For the first hour “We Can Make You Laugh” is a laugh out loud comedy game show where contestants, selected by random drawing, try not to laugh while these top comics pull out their best jokes and gags with the singular goal of making them smile. If the contestants survive, they win cold hard cash. The second part is a stand-up comedy show that will have you rolling in the aisles! 100% clean comedy and fast action makes “We Can Make You Laugh” a sure winner for everyone. Admission: Adults $17, Seniors $16, Youth $10

Heyde Center for the Arts
3S. Hight St. Chippewa Falls, WI

Tickets online or call 715-720-4961


Thursday, October 6 | 7:30 – 10 PM
Adult $22 | Student $10

Tickets will be on sale later this summer!

A celebration of the pioneer spirit that built America, Oklahoma! contains many beautiful and memorable Rodgers an Hammerstein songs-“People Will Say We’re in Love,” “The Surrey with the Fringe on Top,” “Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'” and “Oklahoma”-capturing the joys, hopes and struggles of life at the turn of the twentieth century.

Other Event Dates: Oklahoma!

October 7, 2016
October 8, 2016
October 9, 2016

Pooches & Pumpkins
There will be treats for Fido, a photo booth, pumpkin painting for the kids, and prizes awarded for the best pet costume. The winner will receive a goody basket filled with treats for you and your pet.

Sat. Oct. 29 10am-4pm


Monday, October 31, 2016
3 – 5 p.m.
Downtown Chippewa Falls

Bring the kiddos downtown in their costumes for the annual Downtown Trick or Treat! Stop by participating downtown businesses for tons of candy, treats, and fun!


Monday, October 31st, 2016

Downtown Eau Claire 54701

Trick-or-treat the streets of downtown Eau Claire this year from 3:00 to 5:00 pm!

Local merchants generously hand out treats! Visit them along the streets of:

  • North & South Barstow Street
  • North & South Farwell Street
  • Pheonix Park area
  • Graham Avenue
  • East & West Grand Avenue
  • Water Street
  • Fun for the entire family!