11/28/2019 – 1/1/2020. Christmas Village – 32nd Anniversary! See the beautiful lights from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day. The Chippewa Falls Christmas Village, in beautiful Irvine Park, is an impressive display of life size Christmas scenes reminiscent of the Victorian era and local historical replicas. It is set up during the holiday season along with a dazzling display of over 60,000 lights.
12/7 – 12/29 2019. Enjoy the historic mansion on the hill decorated for the holidays. 2:00 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays in December, starting December 7.
12/12 – 12/15 2019 at the Heyde Center in Chippewa Falls. Ole finds himself on the horns of a dilemma! As the newly elected event chairman of the Potsdam Muskrat Lodge Post 3412, all the members are counting on him to plan a spectacular holiday party.
12/11/19 7:30 pm at the Pablo Center in Eau Claire. It’s the most wonderful time of year in the House of Swing!
The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and music director Marcus Printup continue a beloved New York tradition with Big Band Holidays. Featuring soulful, big band versions of classics like “Jingle Bells,” “Joy to the World,” and “Brazilian Sleigh Ride,” Big Band Holidays is an uplifting holiday program that plays to sold-out audiences every December.
Friday, December 13 at 7:30 PM at First Congregational UCC in Eau Claire and Saturday, December 14 at 1:00 PM at Saint Charles Borromeo. Church in Chippewa Falls. Join The Master Singers for Lessons and Carols 2019: Jesus, Jesus, Rest Your Head on Friday, December 13 at 7:30 PM at First Congregational UCC in Eau Claire and Saturday, December 14 at 1:00 PM at Saint Charles Borromeo Church in Chippewa Falls. For the Eau Claire performance, tickets are available at Festival Foods in Eau Claire; For both concerts at the door; and online at www.themastersingers.net
12/14/19 8:30-11:30 pm at The Lakely Restaurant. Sue Orfield has been playing the saxophone for close to 40 years, with the last 10 or so right here in the Chippewa Valley. Her playing is influenced by blues, joy, bluegrass, sadness, jazz, crazy, rock, and everything else she’s ever heard.
2/8/2020 7:00 am-2:00 pm on Lake Wissota in Chippewa Falls, WI.
- 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.
1/18/2020 5:00-8:00 pm at Centennial Park in Altoona, WI. The City of Altoona and Chippewa Off Road Bike Association are pleased to present a Snowshoe Hike on the Off Road trails in Centennial Park. We will have a few pairs of snowshoes to use, but if you have some, PLEASE bring them. Sleds or flat bottom toboggans for the little ones are welcome. There will be a bonfire and hot cocoa. Please bring a chair if you’d like to stay awhile.
2/1/20 8:00 pm in the Jamf Theatre at the Pablo Center for the Arts in Eau Claire, WI. Winner of multiple awards for best cover band, Steely Dane is dedicated to not only faithfully reproducing the Steely Dan and Donald Fagen songbook, but to bringing an energetic live-show experience to the crowd. Fifteen of Dane County’s best jazz and rock musicians have banded together around their passion for Steely Dan music, playing in the same configuration as the Steely Dan touring band including a four piece horn section and three background singers. Shows consist of hits and deep cuts and sometimes even complete albums and are sure to have you out of your seats singing along.
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!
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!
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.
Festivals, Fairs and Celebrations
Celebrate all that is Spring. Great music, food, artwork, libations, entertainment, and much more at the Northern WI State Fairgrounds.
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.
See exhibits, enjoy fair food, and watch performances on several stages.
German food and beverages, three stages with entertainment, and activities for all ages.
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.
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.
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.