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25 Days of Holiday Cheer

Get into the holiday spirit with this list of 25 things to do and places to be in Eau Claire in the days leading up to Christmas! Things to Do 1. Make a stranger’s day by paying it forward and simply buying their cup of coffee from some of EC's favorite coffee shops like SHIFT, The Goat, or The…

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Eau Claire Holiday Gift Guide

Finding the perfect gift for those you love can be quite the difficult task. Not to mention, budgeting for the gifts can sometimes cause some unnecessary grief. That’s where we come in! During this holiday season, we are keeping small businesses at top of mind. Give your loved ones a small piece of…

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7 Family-Friendly Winter Events

Get out and about this winter with the fam! Here are some great upcoming winter events in Eau Claire that are perfect for all the members of your household no matter the age. 1. Chippewa Valley Museum Holiday-Theme Escape Room December 2021: Kick off the holiday season with something a little…

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Holiday Event Guide: Altoona Edition

In the midst of the holiday season it’s hard not to feel overwhelmed by all the wonderful events going on throughout the area. That’s why we are here to give you the round up of what's happening in Altoona in the next coming months. Check out what's going on and make sure to mark your calendars! 1…

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5 Free Winter Events in Eau Claire

Holiday fun does not need to come with a hefty price tag. Check out these five free winter events taking place in the Chippewa Valley this holiday season and make sure to mark your calendars so you don't miss out on all the fun! 1. Osseo's 34th Annual Lighted Christmas Parade Friday, November 26…

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Places You Can Eat Out This Thanksgiving

Is cooking just not for you? Does the thought of doing dozens of dishes make your palms sweat? Then maybe it's time to consider leaving the cooking to the pros. Here is a list of a few restaurants that will be open on Thanksgiving Day in Eau Claire. But, if cooking IS for you and you're nothing but…

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Holiday Event Guide: Osseo Edition

Looking for where to find that sprinkle of holiday magic? Look no further than Osseo, WI! Located about 20 minutes south of Eau Claire right off I-94, Osseo is a charming little city filled with that small-town hospitality that makes the holidays extra special. Here's where you can go and what you…

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5 Paranormal Properties for Ghost Hunters

The truth is out there. At least that’s what the paranormal investigation TV series,The X-Files, told us in the early 1990s. As Halloween approaches, it’s a great time to go and check out the places in Eau Claire that are reported to be haunted. You’d be surprised how many haunted locations there…

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Favorite Cheese Curds In Eau Claire

We asked the locals and they answered! Welcome to Wisconsin, where cheese is more than just food… it’s a lifestyle! And what better way to eat cheese than deep-fried and shared with good friends. Eau Claire locals have been around the cheese block a time or two and wanted to let you know about all…

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UW-Eau Claire Homecoming 2021

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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