SUNRISE INTERVIEW: Pure Water Days features quilt show and much more

By: WEAU 13 News Staff Email
By: WEAU 13 News Staff Email

(WEAU) -- From August 9-12, the 36th annual Pure Water Days will take place throughout Chippewa Falls.

This event provides affordable family orientated activities for all ages.

This year’s event will include: fireworks, bowling tournament, “last call” sale at Leinie’s, quilt show, softball tournament, run/walk race, a kids parade and large parade, "Fun at the Falls" show, and tours at the Chippewa Falls Museum of Industry & Technology, Jacob Leinenkugel Brewery and Cook-Rutledge Mansion, plus so much more.

Events happen city-wide throughout most of the weekend.

Here is a list of the events:

Thursday, August 9

Leinenkugel’s
Leinie Lodge-Open
9am-5pm
FREE Brewery Tours
9:30am-4pm
124 E. Elm Street ● 715-723-5557

Irvine Park & Zoo
Petting Zoo-Open
10am-6pm
Bridgewater Avenue ● 715-723-0051

Cook-Rutledge Mansion Tours
2pm
Docent guided tours of the historic Victorian– era mansion of lumber baron Edward Rutledge.
505 W. Columbia St. ● 715-723-7181/715-828-5356
Cost: $5 Adults, $1 Children under 17

The Fun at the Falls Show
7:00pm
A freewheeling showcase of entertainment featuring the individual styling of Danville, Rob Kuchta, Judy Brist, Judy Ganser and other outstanding Chippewa Valley talent doing what they do best. Songs, stories and surprises abound as friends and neighbors meet at the Heyde Center for the Arts.
Heyde Center ● 3 S. High St. ● 715-726-9000
Cost: Adults $10, Seniors $9, Youth $5, Family (2 adults, 2 youth) $20

9-Pin Tap
7:30pm
Bowling four games with a 9-pin hit counted as a strike. Prize money included in cost.
Falls Bowl ● 9 W. Columbia Street ● 715-723-3347
Cost: $15

Friday, August 10

Leinenkugel’s
“Last Call” Sale
9am-8pm
Leinie Lodge-Open
9am-8pm
FREE Brewery Tours
9:30am-6:30pm
124 E. Elm Street ● 715-723-5557

Irvine Park & Zoo
Petting Zoo-Open
10am-6pm
Bridgewater Avenue ● 715-723-0051

Chippewa Falls Museum of Industry & Technology Tours
10am-3pm
Tours provided by Cray experts. Visit the Cray exhibit, Mason Shoe, Darley,Great Northern Corporation and check out the children’s area.
21 E. Grand Avenue ● 715-874-6609 or 715-828-3935
Cost: $5 Adults, $3 kids over 12, $1 kids under 12

Cook-Rutledge Mansion Tours
2pm
Docent guided tours of the historic Victorian– era mansion of lumber baron Edward Rutledge.
505 W. Columbia St. ● 715-723-7181/715-828-5356
Cost: $5 Adults, $1 Children under 17

Leinenkugel’s 145th Anniversary Softball Tournament
6-11pm
Co-ed and Men’s Slowpitch.
Casper Park ● 715-723-0051

9-Pin Tap
7:30pm
Bowling four games with a 9-pin hit counted as a strike. Prize money included in cost.
Falls Bowl ● 9 W. Columbia Street ● 715-723-3347
Cost: $15

Saturday, August 11

Leinenkugel’s/YMCA Pure Water Day Races
Bill Roegge Memorial Half Marathon @ 8am
4-Mile Run @ 8am
Two Mile Fit Walk @ 8am
One Mile Fun Run/Walk @ 8:10am
Kids 200 Meter Dash @ 9am
Chippewa Valley Family YMCA ● 715-723-2201
Registration begins at 6am. Cost is $10-$35 per person.

Pure Water Days Quilt Show
9am-4pm
Large display of locally made quilts, demonstrations and boutique. Quilt shop vendors and food served by the AMVETS. Raffle tickets for a quilt can be purchased at the Senior Center and during the quilt show. Feature quilter: Alice Weickeit. For more information contact Donna at ccpiecemakers@gmail.com
Senior Center ● 1000 E. Grand Ave. ● 715-861-3163
Admission: $3/day or $4/2-day pass

Leinenkugel’s
“Last Call” Sale
9am-5pm
Leinie Lodge-Open
9am-5pm
FREE Brewery Tours
9:30am-4pm
124 E. Elm Street ● 715-723-5557

Leinenkugel’s 145th Anniversary Softball Tournament
9am-11pm
Co-ed and Men’s Slowpitch.
Casper Park ● 715-723-0051

Pure Water Days Duck Splash Festival & Raffle
11am-8pm
Live music, skate jam, kid's games, giant inflatables, a dunk tank, vendors, food and beer. A guest celebrity will slide into a pool full of duckies and pick the raffle winners!
Bernard Willi Pool/Marshall Field Area
715-723-6661

North Star Chapter Beer Can & Breweriana Show
10am-3pm
Buy, sell, trade.
124 E. Elm Street● 715-723-5557

Irvine Park & Zoo Petting Zoo
10am-6pm
Bridgewater Avenue ● 715-723-0051

Chippewa Falls Museum of Industry & Technology Tours
10am-3pm
Tours provided by Cray experts. Visit the Cray exhibit, Mason Shoe, Darley,Great Northern Corporation and check out the children’s area.
21 E. Grand Avenue ● 715-874-6609 or 715-828-3935
Cost: $5 Adults, $3 kids over 12, $1 kids under 12

Pure Water Days Kids Parade
12:30pm
Hosted by Chippewa Falls Optimist Club
All kids 9 and under welcome to walk in shortened parade route.Costumes encouraged, wagons & strollers welcome. No bikes/motorized vehicles. Line up at 12:15 at Spring Street Sports. Parents may accompany smaller children. Questions contact Tom at 715-723-4734.

Pure Water Days Parade
1pm
Hosted by Premium Waters & Chippewa Falls Optimist Club
Downtown Chippewa Falls on Bridge St. from Spring St. to the N. WI State Fairgrounds. For entry information call 715-723-0872 or email purewaterdays@hotmail.com

Cook-Rutledge Mansion Tours
2pm
Docent guided tours of the historic Victorian– era mansion of lumber baron Edward Rutledge.
505 W. Columbia St. ● 715-723-7181/715-828-5356
$5 Adults, $1 Children under 17

9-Pin Tap
7:30pm
Bowling four games with a 9-pin hit counted as a strike. Prize money included in cost.
Falls Bowl ● 9 W. Columbia Street ● 715-723-3347
Cost: $15

Fireworks Extravaganza
9:15pm
Concessions, fireworks, and fun!
Casper Park ● 715-723-0331

Sunday, August 12

Pure Water Days Community Worship
10am
Community worship at the Irvine Park Bandshell
Bridgewater Ave. ● 715-723-9336

Pure Water Days Quilt Show
10am-4pm
Large display of locally made quilts, demonstrations and boutique. Quilt shop vendors and food served by the AMVETS. Raffle tickets for a quilt can be purchased at the Senior Center and during the quilt show. Feature quilter: Alice Weickeit. For more information contact Donna at ccpiecemakers@gmail.com
Senior Center ● 1000 E. Grand Ave. ● 715-861-3163
Admission: $3/day or $4/2-day pass

Leinenkugel’s 145th Anniversary Softball Tournament
9am-11pm
Co-ed and Men’s Slowpitch.
Casper Park ● 715-723-0051

Irvine Park & Zoo
7am to Dusk
Enjoy the petting zoo from 10am to 6pm or take a self guided tour of the Sunny Valley Schoolhouse or the Pioneer Norwegian Log Home.
Bridgewater Ave. ● 715-723-0051
Admission: Free

Leinenkugel’s
“Last Call” Sale
11am-4pm
Leinie Lodge-Open
11am-4pm
FREE Brewery Tours
11:30am-3pm
124 E. Elm Street ● 715-723-5557

Cook-Rutledge Mansion Tours
2pm
Docent guided tours of the historic Victorian– era mansion of lumber baron Edward Rutledge.
505 W. Columbia St. ● 715-723-7181/715-828-5356
$5 Adults, $1 Children under 17

Kids’ Pool Games
12-1pm
BFW Municipal Pool ● Bridgewater Ave.
715-723-0051, 715-726-2733
Cost: $3/person


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