Earth Week 2020

April 19th - April 25th

It is time to activate! Celebrating 50 years of Earth Day

It is time to activate! Celebrating 50 years of Earth Day

It is time to activate! Celebrating 50 years of Earth Day It is time to activate! Celebrating 50 years of Earth Day

What We Are All About

The Chippewa Valley Sustainability Fair is a multi day fair that includes a number of anchor events throughout the Chippewa Valley to stimulate green economic development while are creating awareness critical sustainability related topics. The Earth Week long event series will also be celebrating 50 years of Earth Day. 

The theme for this year's fair is to ACTIVATE! We will be offering programming that engages community members and provides opportunities to help transform the challenges that face mankind and the world into solution based opportunities. 

Our Anchor Events


Youth STEAM Fair-April 22rd

Full STEAM Ahead!!!

The city wide youth science fair, held at the Lismore hotel, was a watershed moment during our inaugural year in 2018. 

We saw our community gather to support young scientist, engineers, etc., as they embarked on a path to change the world with their gifts, talents, and abilities. 

For our 2020 event, expect to see area middle school students presenting in all areas of STEAM with a focus on Earth Day themes such as: sustainability, air and water quality, human-environment interaction, waste management, etc.

The afternoon judging and awards ceremony is open to the public from 4:30 - 5:30  and free to all attendees. Join us in celebrating and supporting this watershed moment in the lives of future engineers, scientists, and other aspiring professionals who will help shape our future world.


Jam It For The Planet-April 25th

Get ready to Jam at the 7th annual Jam It For The Planet, Saturday April 25th  in downtown Eau Claire! Come for the great music and stay for the cause!

Celebrating The Life Of Jeff Austin: Jam It is remembering a man that helped us gain recognition and shaped Jam It for the years following. Expect to see a variety of artists paying tribute to a man that help so much and so many.

Fun For Everyone: We are taming up with Beaver Creek Reserve again to provide another great year of family friendly programing. The event features family programming including, an Earth Day super hero meet and greet, a kids creation station complete with a "make your own instrument" and group jam session, guided painting activities, and  more.

Music Excellence: Get Your Jam On! The Jam It series always features a great lineup  performing for Planet Earth!

Visit the Jam It For The Planet website HERE!


Sustainable Bag Initiative

The Eau Claire business community is taking a stand against single use plastic bags. During this incredibly important demonstration project look for hundreds of area businesses to utilize plant based shopping bags rather than 100% Petro based plastic bags. 


Words To Our Mother- A spoken word event

  • Join us during Earth Week as spoken word artists gather for the Words To Our Mother event held at the historic Racy D’Lenes Coffee shop located in the Iconic Waterstreet District.In supporting the Chippewa Valley Sustainability Fair’s theme of Transformation, listen as artists of all ages share their gifts, talents, and abilities as they transform the spoken word into environmental activism. 

More Events


Week Without Waste (WOW)-April 21st - 26th

What better timing than having WOW occur in conjunction with Earth Week?! Residents all throughout Eau Claire County will pledge to not create any landfill destined waste during their curbside garbage collection for an entire week.

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