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All About The Altoona Frosty Fun Series

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Back for its fifth year, it's the Altoona Frosty Fun Series! We'll give you the basic rundown of what this is, but the "meat and potatoes" of this blog are the events and dates listed below, so you're going to want to mark your calendars! The Altoona Frosty Fun Series is a variety of community…

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Where to Get an Old Fashioned in Eau Claire

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Embark on a spirited journey through Eau Claire and nearby cities as we unveil the local bars and restaurants that craft the perfect Old Fashioned. For those who may have little cocktail knowledge, an Old Fashioned is made by muddling sugar with bitters and water, adding Whiskey (or Bourbon), and…

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Things to Do in Altoona, WI in the Winter

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A chill in the air and a layer of snow on the ground shouldn't keep you locked up inside. Especially not in Altoona, WI! Altoona has its very own list of recreational winter opportunities that will make winter fun easy on you. Before we get into the list, let's get oriented. If you're not familiar…

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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 scenic sights? Well…

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10 Ways to Spend Mother's Day in Eau Claire

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Mother's Day - the day you want to make your mom or any motherly figure in your life feel like the most special person on the planet! Sometimes that feels like quite the task because moms do so much for us all. If you're looking for ways to spend Mother's Day in Eau Claire, this is the list to check…

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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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24 Hours in River Prairie

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Get ready for a fun day in Altoona, WI! Many ask, "What is River Prairie?"... The better question is, "What is it not?!" River Prairie is a mixed-use development just a short drive from Eau Claire in Altoona, WI. While it's a unique park, a delicious restaurant hub, and a small business district, it…

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Best Places to Picnic in Eau Claire

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Sometimes, it's about the simple things in life. Like picnics! The overload of serotonin that takes over your body when you're laying on a blanket in a park eating yummy foods with your bestie on a sunny day feels EAU so good! So, pick up a basket of salads, sandwiches, fruits, veggies, and of…

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