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    Calendar of Events

    John Lauson
    Irvine Park Christmas Village
    Chippewa Falls

              JAnuARy                                                                      New Auburn                        New Auburn
                                                   Stanley                                 Snowshoeing by Moonlight          Snowshoeing By Moonlight
                                                                                           Chippewa Moraine Ice Age          Chippewa Moraine Ice Age
      Annual World’s Speed Rope                    5th Annual Stanley Ice                  Visitor Center                    Visitor Center
      Jump Contest                                 Races                                   January 10                        February 6
      Bloomer High School                          Chapman Lake                            A short program about             A short program about
      January 31                                   January 18                              snowshoes begins at 6:30          snowshoes begins at 6:30
      Preliminaries starting at 12:30              Gates open at 7 AM and                  PM, followed by a naturalist-     PM, followed by a naturalist-
      pm with the finals at 7 PM.                  races start at 11 AM. For               led nighttime snowshoe hike       led nighttime snowshoe hike
      For information visit                        information call Tom Smith              at 7 PM. For details or to        at 7 PM. For details or to                      715-644-5962 or Bill Chwala             reserve snowshoes call            reserve snowshoes call
                                                   715-644-2777.                           715-967-2800.                     715-967-2800.

                                                                                                  FEbRuARy                            MARCH

                                                                                           Chippewa Falls                    Chippewa Falls
                                                                                           Candlelight Ski Night             Spring Craft Show
                                                                                           Lake Wissota State Park           Chippewa Falls High School
                                                                                           February 7                        March 21
        We Specialize in…                                                                  Cross country ski a 1 or 2        9 AM to 3 PM. For information
           •Group & Corporate outings                                                      mile trail through a winter       call 715-723-3304.
           •Banquets for all occasions                                                     wonderland illuminated by
           •Business Dinners or Luncheons                                                                                    McDonell High Craft Show
                                                                                           glowing candles from 5-8
           •Driving Range & Practice Putting Green            I-94 East to US 29 East to                                     March 21
                                                                                           PM. For non-skiers a .75
           •Club fitting                                         US 53 North to Hwy S                                        9 AM to 3 PM. For information
           •Professional Golf instruction                                                  mile lighted trail is available   call 715-723-9126.
         Call for your next golf outing or special dining occasion       Season Golf       for hiking and snowshoeing.
                  888-382-4780 or Fax 715-382-5276                      Memberships        Weather permitting. For info
          16108 97th Avenue, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
                                                                           Available       call 715-382-4574.

                                                                                                       Chippewa County, Wisconsin
            MAy                     Cornell                           Cadott                           top name stars, great food,
                                                                                                       animals and over a mile of
                                    Cornell Community Fair            Nabor Days
Boyd                                                                                                   carnival rides and attractions.
                                    Mill Yard Park.                   Riverview Park
                                                                                                       For information call
Ringelspiel Days                    June 5-7                          July 9-12
                                                                                                       715-723-2861 or visit
Lotz Park                           Rides, tractor pull and much      Three days of fun including
May 22-24                           more. Parade on Saturday          a carnival, food booths, mud
The celebration includes a          at noon. For information call     bog, cattle judging, nightly     Cornell
carnival, parade, bands, co-        715-239-6341.                     music, pageant, and parade.
ed softball tournament, car                                           For information call
show, food and much more.
                                    Stanley                           715-289-3338.
                                                                                                       Mill Yard Park.
                                                                                                       July 3
                                    Stanley Steamer Rodeo             Rock Fest
Chippewa Falls                                                                                         Fireworks at dusk. For
                                    Days                              Chippewa Valley Music            information call 715-239-3710.
The Past Passed Here                June 19-21                        Festival Grounds
Allen Park                          Rodeo, music, parade,                                              Gospel Blue Grass Jamboree
                                                                      July 16-19
May 7-10                            carnival, softball tournaments,                                    at New Hope Assembly of God
                                                                      This annual four-day event
A special event featuring           and more. For information call                                     Fest Grounds
                                                                      features more than 20
hands-on activities highlighting    715-644-5758 or visit                                              July 10-12
                                                                      national and regional rock
the historic sights and                                                 Enjoy gospel music, good food
                                                                      bands and performers of the
sounds of early Chippewa                                                                               and great Christian fellowship.
                                                                      70s, 80s, and today. Past
Falls. Visitors to the historical              JuLy                                                    For information call 715-452-
                                                                      performers include Sammy
encampment will experience                                            Hagar, Kid Rock, Papa Roach,     5300 or visit
camp skill competitions,            Bloomer                           Staind and Poison. For more
1800’s style food, traders row      Bloomer Community Fair            information or details call 1-
and live entertainment. For                                                                            New Auburn
                                    Bloomer Fairgrounds               800-326-FEST or visit
information call 715-723-7858.      July 30-August 2                       Jamboree Days
                                    Open daily at noon. Music,                                         Lion’s Memorial Park
Chippewa Valley Century Ride
Irvine Park                         carnival, 4-H and F.F.A.          Chippewa Falls                   July 23-26
                                    exhibits, merchant displays,      Northern Wisconsin               Community festival which
May 24
                                    demo derbies, tractor pull,       State Fair                       includes: softball and
Starts at 7 AM and ends at
                                    and more. Parade on Sunday        Northern WI State                volleyball tournaments, kids
5 PM. 30, 50, 75 or 100 mile
                                    at 12:30 PM on Main Street.       Fairgrounds                      activities, charcoal chicken
bike ride. For information call
                                    For information call              July 8-12                        dinner, live music, beer
Jeannie Gustafson at
                                    715-568-3339 or visit             Free grandstand                  gardens, firefighter water
                                     entertainment with               games, and parade at noon on
           JunE                                                       paid admission. Family           Sunday. For information call
                                                                      entertainment including          715-237-2223.
Country Fest
Chippewa Valley Music
Festival Grounds
June 25-28
This annual four-day event
features more than 20
national and regional country
music artists. Past performers
include Big and Rich, Rascal
Flatts, Gary Allen, Toby Keith,
and Montgomery Gentry. For
more information or details
call 1-800-326-FEST or visit

Chippewa Falls
FATFAR (Frenchtown Annual
Tube Float and Regatta)
Chippewa River
June 21
The world’s largest one-day
tubing event starting at 9
AM. Join the fun and float
down the Chippewa River.
Loopy’s will have food and             John Lauson
entertainment all day, along           Bridge Street Classic
with tube rentals. Must be 21.         Auto Show
For information call                   Chippewa Falls
      2009               Calendar of Events Continued
                                                                                Stanley                                    SEPTEMbER
                                                                                Lion’s Watermelon Festival
                                                                                Chapman Park                        Cadott
                                                                                July 26                             Booya Days
                                                                                The celebration includes a          September 19
                                    Northwestern Wisconsin’s rst                flea market, free watermelon,       This fall event offers free Booya
                                           Country store                        car shows, chicken dinner,          soup, arts and craft dealers,
                                           Hallmark Gold Crown                  children’s games, and more. For     and entertainment for the
                                         29 years in Chippewa Falls             information call 715-644-5376.      family throughout the day. For
                                         Over 6,000 sq. ft. of delightful                                           information visit www.Partner29.
                                        gifts, collectibles, & home decor                 AuGuST                    com/Cadott.
                                           in a restored 1889 building
                                                                                Boyd                                Chippewa Falls
                                           216 N. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls
                                                                                Street Dance and Corn Feed          Autumn Harvest Winery Annual
                                                715-723-8883                                                        Fall Festival
                                                                                Business District
                                                                                August 21                           September 12-13
                                                                                Music, food, and free sweet corn.   A charity event held rain or shine
                                                                                For information call                featuring live music both days,
                                                                                715-667-3201.                       concessions, free wine tasting,
                                                                                                                    door prizes, and family activities.
                                                                                Chippewa Falls                      One dollar from every bottle
                                                                                Indianhead Swap Meet                of wine sold and profits from
                                                                                and Car Show                        “wine-by-the-glass” is donated
                                                                                Northern Wisconsin State            to a local non-profit charity. For
                                                                                Fairgrounds                         information call 715-720-1663 or
                                                                                August 2                  
                                                                                This event will feature over 700    Oktoberfest
                                                                                cars, food and refreshments.        Northern Wisconsin
                                                                                Gates are open from 7 AM to 5       State Fairgrounds
                                                                                PM. For information call            September 18-20
                                                                                715-832-0552.                       A full weekend of German
                                                                                Pure Water Days                     Fun. Three stages with live
                                                                                Downtown Chippewa Falls             entertainment, amazing family
                                                                                August 7-9                          fun activities, scrumptious food
                                                                                YMCA races, Heritage Fun Fest,      and much, much more. For
                                                                                sporting events, kids games,        information call 866-723-0340 or
                                                                                live entertainment, ethnic foods,
                                                                                kids parade and large parade on
                                                                                Saturday, and many other city-
                                                                                wide events. For information call   Pork in the Park
                                                                                715-723-0331 or visit               Mill Yard Park
                                                                                  September 5
                                                                                                                    Roasted pork dinner served with
                                                                                Cornell                             all the trimmings, homemade
                                                                                Car Show                            pies, activities for children,
                                                                                August 1                            dancing, and more. For
                                                                                Held on Main Street with a          information call
                                                                                special guest appearance. For       715-239-3710.
                                                                                information call Brian or Lisa at
                                                                                                                    Jim Falls
    Chippewa R/C Hobby Junction                                                 715-239-6868.
                                                                                Chippewa River Rendezvous at
                                                                                                                    Lion’s Sturgeon Festival
                Largest Supplier of Radio Control Products                                                          Labor Day weekend
                 and Model Trains in the Chippewa Valley                        Mill Yard Park
                                                                                                                    Begins Friday and goes through
                                                                                August 22-23
                                                                                                                    Monday, with fun for all ages.
                                                                                “Bringing the Past into the
                                                                  RC Cars                                           Amusements on the midway,
                                                                                Present”. Enjoy displays from
                                                                  Helicopters                                       bands nightly, demolition
                                                                                the early 1600’s - Indian camps
                                                                  Models                                            derbies, truck and tractor pull,
                                                                                to modern day crafters. For
                                                                  RC Planes                                         and a parade. Sponsored by the
                                                                  Rockets       information call Sue Spaeth at
                                                                                                                    Lion’s Club. For information call
                                                                  RC Boats      715-239-6628 or Wayne at
                                                                                                                    Mary Vrieze at 715-832-5405.
                                                                  Trains        715-239-3620.
           Open Mon, Tues, Wed 9:30 - 6pm, Thurs till 7pm
                Friday till 5pm Saturday 9:00-3pm
    723.4421   33 W Spring St -Downtown Chippewa Falls

                                                                                                  Chippewa County, Wisconsin
       OCTObER                     annual hike begins at the         visit from Santa at 6 PM.                                         DECEMbER
                                   Chippewa Moraine Visitors         For information call
Bloomer                            Center between 9 AM and           715-568-3339.                                           Chippewa Falls
                                   11 AM. Several hike options
Woman’s Club Arts and
                                   will be available and include a   Chippewa Falls                                          Bridge to Wonderland
Crafts Fair                                                                                                                  Parade
                                   shuttle, refreshments and fun.    Christmas Village
October 10                                                                                                                   Bridge Street
                                   For information call              Irvine Park and Zoo
Bloomer High School at 9 AM.                                                                                                 December 5
                                   715-967-2164 or visit             November 27-January 1
                                                                                                                             Parade starts at 6 PM.
New Auburn                             Come see the thousands
                                                                                                                             Enjoy illuminated floats and
                                                                     of lights and Christmas
Parade of Colors Fall Hike               nOvEMbER                                                                            see Santa on the last float.
                                                                     decorations in Irvine Park.
on the Ice Age Trail                                                                                                         Complimentary hot drinks at
                                                                     Open daily from 7 AM to 9:30
October 3                                                                                                                    businesses with red carpets.
                                   Bloomer                           PM and open until midnight
The hills and lakes of the                                                                                                   For information call
                                   Light up the Park                 on Christmas Eve. For
Chippewa Moraine are never                                                                                                   715-723-7858.
                                   North Park                        information call
more beautiful than at this                                          715-723-0051.
colorful time of year. This        November 27
                                   Opening in the park with a

                                                                                    Cabin Ridge Rides
                                                                                                                    Relive early Wisconsin with a horse drawn
                                                                                                                    ride along scenic and historic Paint Creek.

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  Sat. 10AM - 2PM
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                            themed murals in our Downtown.                                                      Creek Bike Trail and see our rare
                                                                                                                Marsh Rainbow Arch Bridge.

                                                                            Explore our Downtown Historic
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    flowers and year-round                                                  cialty shops, outlet stores, cafes
    special events.                                                         and coffee shops.
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   Please see the Events Calendar and Individual                                                       514 N. Bridge Street
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