16649 96th Avenue Chippewa Falls, WI 54729


Upcoming Events


Music in the Lodge

2/7/2020 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm  Leinie Lodge Fridays Untapped.  Come have a beer and listen to some great music by local musician Sean Jordan. Sit by the fire, hang out at the bar or dance to the music, just know it’s always a good time at the Leinie Lodge.

7th Annual Jig’s Up Blugold Ice Fishing Contest

2/8/2020 7:00 am-2:00 pm on Lake Wissota in Chippewa Falls, WI.

Prize Info:  Over $80,000 in cash and prizes including a 2-year lease on a 2020 Ford F150 Truck drawn from all registered Fish Tickets! Prizes awarded to the top 25 fish and every 5th place thereafter by weight to 300th place so even a small fish can win big!  Each participant may register one fish per ticket; tickets are $25 with no limit on the number of tickets an individual can purchase. Everyone who registers a fish may request two free Blugold Football Tickets at the weigh-in stations (value $16).  Raffle prizes include a 2019 Polaris Sportsman 450 4-wheeler, raffle tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20! $100 Gift card prizes for the top fish by weight in each category: northern, walleye, and pan fish. “The One that Got Away” drawing from all Fish Ticket holders that did not register a fish, turn in Fish Ticket stub at the Prize Table at The View by 2:30pm.

Candlelight Ski, Hike, And Snowshoe

2/8/2020.  Lake Wissota State Park 5:00 – 8:00 pm.  Ski, hike, or snowshoe on beautiful candlelit trails. campfires will be provided, but please bring your own provisions for hotdogs and s’mores. Hot chocolate and hot cider will be available. Snowshoes will also be available to borrow with a suggested donation. Parking will be in the boat landing parking lot. A vehicle admission sticker is required and will be available at the event. This event is sponsored by the Friends of Lake Wissota State Park.

Think Spring Garden Seminar  

2/15/2020 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Avalon Hotel & Conference Center. 

Speakers and session breakouts will include “Confessions of a Hydrangea Hoarder”, “Pruning Primer” and “Introduction to Horticultural Therapy” with Mike Maddox, UWEX-Madison Outreach Program Manager; “Rain Gardens, Native Buffer Plantings and More…” with Barb Barrickman from the Lake Wissota Lake Association; “Start Your Own Seedlings Seed Starting Basics” with Ellen Terwilliger, Eau Claire Master Gardener volunteer; “Planning and Planting Small Native Plant Gardens” with Mary Jo Fleming, Chippewa Valley Master Gardener Volunteer; “Growing Giant Pumpkins” with Joe Ailts, St. Croix Grower’s Association; “Edible Perennials” with Dora Wood, Chippewa Valley Master Gardener Volunteer; “High Tunnel System” with Tammy Lindsay, USDA District Conservationist; “In the Garden with Kids” with Margaret Murphy, UWEX-Madison Division of Extension Horticulture Outreach Specialist; “Growing and Using Culinary Herbs” with Erin LaFaive, owner of Full Circle Herbals; and Shaun Christensen of Christensen’s Florist will provide a workshop on “Houseplant Propagation”.  Additional workshops include “Ask a Master Gardener” a panel of Chippewa Valley Master Gardener Volunteers will answer your gardening questions and “Learn How to Grow Microgreens” with Dr. Dan Czelatdko, owner of Farm Doc Microgreens.  Workshops do require an extra fee.  See brochure for additional details.

Attendees have the opportunity to choose between several educational programs during the different breakout sessions planned throughout the day. Speakers include local Chippewa County Master Gardener Volunteers, UWEX-Madison Specialists and local garden/nursery owners. There is something for everyone!

Vendors will also on-site with specials and gardening related products for sale which will round out a fun filled garden themed shopping experience.
Door prizes will also be available from each vendor.

9th Annual Snolf Tournament

2/15/2020 11:00 am hosted by the Edge Pub & Eatery.  Closest to pin and long drive contest.  9 hole championship course (winter rules) Tennis balls provided.  Bring your own clubs or borrow one of theirs.  Raffle after Snolf.

Abbey-Palooza feat. Chris Kroeze; Benefit for RMDH

2/22/2020 at Loopy’s Saloon, Grill & Event Dome 6:30 pm.  A great concert for a great cause. Proceeds of the tickets sold for this concert with go to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities through a donation in the name of Abbey Matthes. Headliner Chris Kroeze! Special guests: Phoenix and Hales Brothers Band.

Summer Shandy Release Party

2/28/2020 5:00-8:00 pm at the Leinie’s Lodge in Chippewa Falls.  Summer Shandy is brewing, the snow is melting and they’re ready to party! Join in the fun on February 28th to tap the first keg of Leinenkugels Summer Shandy. Live music, fresh cold beer, snacks, prizes and more prizes!

 Michael Charles Band

2/28/2020 at the Heyde Center for the Arts 7:30 PM.  Chicago Blues Hall of Fame artist and Grammy-elected contemporary blues rock artist, Michael Charles, and his Band will re-claim the stage at the Heyde Center for the Arts. The Michael Charles Band brings an exciting, energetic, guitar-driven journey through Michael’s thirty-five year career and thirty five albums of original music. As in all of Michael Charles’ performances, his guitar is the driving force behind his music!

5th Annual Beersbee Tournament!

3/7/2020 at Loopy’s Saloon, Grill & Event Dome 11:00 am – 2:00 pm.  Sign up for the 5th annual Beersbee Tournament!  Registration starts at 10am and the tournament starts at 11am. Just $20 per team (2 people). Max 24 teams.

Leinie Lodge Spritzen Launch Party

3/13/2020.  Leinie’s is excited to be launching our first ever beer with a splash of seltzer! Join us in tasting Leinenkugel’s Spritzen for the first time with live music, food, tours & beers!

Canoe Paddle Day

3/14/2020 at the Leinie Lodge in Chippewa Falls.  They are excited to celebrate Canoe Paddle Kolschand! It’s time to celebrate St. Paddy’s Saturday at the Leinie Lodge. The day will include brewery tours, lots of giveaways, and best of all… Green Beer! Special of the Day $10 = 2 Pints of choice + 1 Canoe Paddler Pint. They hope you can Join Them Out Here!

Tasting Room opens at River Bend Vineyard & Winery

4/18/2020 We are happy to let you know that River Bend offers free wine tasting!  If you’re new to wine and don’t know where to start, don’t worry!  Their friendly staff is more than happy to help you find a wine you’ll love!

SpringFest Chippewa Falls

5/1-5/2 2019 at the Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. The Chippewa Falls Rotary Foundation is thrilled to bring another year of celebrations in a new month.  Join us May 1st – 2nd at the Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds to celebrate the beginning of Spring in Wisconsin with family-friendly activities, live music entertainment from Chris Kroeze and Boogie and the Yo-Yoz, over 40 exhibitors, and KUBB Championship.

O’Neil Creek Winery Tasting Room Opens

5/1/2020.  The best Wisconsin wine without the grapes! Owner Joe Wynimko doesn’t have a vineyard … he has an orchard! And with the right combination of sugar and yeast, Joe can turn ANY fruit or vegetable into wine!

Autumn Harvest Winery & Orchard Opening Day

5/2/2020.  Autumn Harvest produces wines that are light, crisp and full of fruit flavor. All of their wines are fermented in small batches (300 gal). They use apples from the family orchard, Wisconsin and American-grown grapes, whole fruit and fruit juices to produce award-winning wines. Everything from start to finish is done by hand – that is, fermented, bottled, corked and labeled by hand at the winery facility east of Chippewa Falls and Eau Claire!

 Festivals, Fairs and Celebrations

Spring Fest

Celebrate all that is Spring. Great music, food, artwork, libations, entertainment, and much more at the Northern WI State Fairgrounds.

Country Fest

Four-day event at an outdoor amphitheater just over 15 minutes from Inn on Lake Wissota B&B. With performances from the leaders in country music of yesterday and today.

Northern Wisconsin State Fair

See exhibits, enjoy fair food, and watch performances on several stages.


German food and beverages, three stages with entertainment, and activities for all ages.

Rock Fest

Four-day event at an outdoor amphitheater just over 15 minutes from Inn on Lake Wissota B&B. With performances from the leaders in rock music of yesterday and today.

Christmas Village and The Bridge to Wonderland Parade

The day after Thanksgiving Irvine Park becomes Christmas Village with over 45,000 lights, and the first Saturday of December people line the streets to watch the parade.

Chippewa Falls Farmers Market

Every Thursday June through Mid-October, 12-6 pm.  Join us for locally grown fresh fruits, vegetables, and flowers, as well as locally made baked goods, salsas, jams, jellies, honey, crafts and other handcrafted items, and more at the farmers market in Chippewa Falls every Thursday!

Every Saturday in Downtown Chippewa Falls.  Discover Chippewa Falls’ downtown as you taste foods and beverages from independently owned and operated establishments and learn about Chippewa Falls’ rich history.

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