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UW-Eau Claire Homecoming 2022

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Welcome back to your old stomping grounds, Blugolds! There's no better time than Homecoming weekend to rejoice in all the good times you had as a college student in your old university town. We're sure there are some iconic places you've missed (*cough, cough* Ray's) and maybe some you haven't…

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Fall Comfort Food at River Prairie

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Imagine this: the air is a crisp 55 degrees and you're finally wearing your favorite oversized flannel. Orange and yellow leaves crunch at your feet with every step you take. You're making weekend plans to pick apples and pumpkins or sip on local wines. But, you also make sure you leave enough time…

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7 Must See Views in Eau Claire

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If there is one thing that is not lacking in Eau Claire, it's the views. From river scenery to architectural detail, to beautiful parks, Eau Claire is undeniably full of incredible places to rest your eyes and reflect. Need a little guidance on where to take in some of the best views? Well, don’t…

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Babbette's Seeds of Hope: Fields of Gold

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When you take a short drive south of Hwy 85, you will quickly be greeted by fields of gold. Every August/September, these beautiful flowers bloom in memory of a beautiful woman. Keep scrolling to read the story behind Babbette's Sunflower Field and the dates when you can see them for yourself in…

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Pétanque: How, Where and Why to Play

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The Game of Pétanque Pétanque (pronounced pay-tonk) is a lawn game that was created in the Provence region of France in the early 1900s. It falls into the boule category of sports, where the goal of the game is for a team or player to get their boules, or balls, as close to the target ball as…

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Where To Go For a Run in Eau Claire, WI

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Eau Claire, WI is a city that's always on the move. Meaning, Eau Claire is home to very active locals who love to use our trail systems to run, jog, walk, or even bike. Who says visitors and travelers can't get in on this? Here are some of our favorite places to go when you want to explore Eau…

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How to Spend Labor Day Weekend in Eau Claire

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It's the last summer weekend of the year! Finish off the summer with a bang by planning a little getaway to Eau Claire, WI for Labor Day. Book a hotel or vacation rental and experience some of the best things to do in Eau Claire during the early September days. Things to Do Tube down the Chippewa…

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Best Places to Get Ice Cream in Eau Claire

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If you've made it to this page, you must have a sweet tooth. Satisfy those cravings with a scoop or two of ice cream in Eau Claire! It's a no-brainer that Wisconsin does dairy well being dubbed America's Dairyland. So if the cheese is good, then the ice cream is too, right? Get a taste for yourself…

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