Two storied Chippewa Falls gathering places are collaborating to capture the splendor of the space.

The Heyde Middle for the Arts and the Chippewa Falls Parks and Recreation Office are hosting “Celebrating Irvine Park by way of Art” to stimulate people today to check out Irvine Park and actively seize the speculate and beauty there by way of an artistic prism. To take part, artists are necessary to paint, sculpt or sketch whilst in the park so that they can interact, inspire and share their inventive vision with visitors.

“John (Jimenez) and I experienced a prospect to converse lately about a selection of distinctive approaches that we could collaborate,” said Debra Johnson, executive director of the Heyde Middle for the Arts. “When John introduced up this thought (art generation in the park), it in shape properly with our impending events and our mission.”

With around 300 acres of natural and scenic natural beauty, Irvine Park in Chippewa Falls delivers a zoo with wildlife and a petting zoo, a scenic dam, museum, picnic shelters, restrooms and historic displays. Just take a tour of the Sunny Valley Schoolhouse or Pioneer Norwegian Log House on the weekends from Memorial Working day to Labor Working day. Also acquire in a all-natural historical marker, the Irvine Park Cave, which is about 20 toes lengthy with natural springs functioning by means of it. In winter season love the Christmas Village, open up from Thanksgiving to New Years, with over 100 shows and 100,000 lights.