Arts & Entertainment in Chippewa Falls/Eau Claire

Entertainment in Chippewa Falls/Eau Claire, Wisconsin

We are blessed with a wide variety of choices for entertainment in Chippewa Falls/Eau Claire. You can choose from Historical tours at homes or museums, catching a play or comedian at the local center for the arts, or a tour through a beautiful garden. The links below will help you make your choices for your stay at Inn on Lake Wissota.

Theaters and Event Centers

Heyde Center for the Arts

Neo-classical historical building supporting local artists and performers.  The Heyde Center for the Arts is an art center located in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. Constructed in 1907 in the Neoclassical architecture style, it is the original site of McDonell Central Catholic High School.

The Cook-Rutledge Mansion

Experience the Grand Life-Style of the Lumber Era with a Guided Tour of the Mansion.  This 1887 restored and furnished lumber baron’s home is truly unique. The Cook-Rutledge Mansion is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is one of the finest remaining examples of High Victorian Italianate architecture in Wisconsin.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 

Opening on September 22, 2018, the Pablo Center at the Confluence will operate in support of a mission that is focused on augmenting and developing opportunities to experience the performing, literary and visual arts for people of all ages and backgrounds.

The center will offer the region a facility capable of providing transformative training, learning and creative opportunities. Inside, guests, local partners and artists will experience a 1,200+ seat theatre and a flexible 396-seat theatre; three rehearsal, dance and community rooms; visual arts galleries; labs for sound and lighting, set and exhibit design, recording arts, multimedia production and costume design; and spaces equipped to support vocational training initiatives.


Chippewa Falls Museum Of Industry & Technology 

A guided tour of the museum explores six major industries in Chippewa Falls and the businesses that have major impact within these industries, as well as mini exhibits featuring interesting items and stories from local businesses and a collection of WWI toy soldiers and military insignia patches as well as an official NASA Space Place.