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Pioneers at the Falls: Chippewa Falls Saga

Balladeer Jerry Way

  • Wed, Jul 26, 20231:00 pm Tickets

    Cash Bar 11:30am, Lunch 12:00pm, Show 1:oo pm

    To get tickets please call 715-726-9000 or email Kennedy at for more information.

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Travel back in time to the late 1800s in this historic story of early western Wisconsin told in word, song, and projected visuals by balladeer Jerry Way. You will be treated to a musical journey to yesteryear as this dramatic one-man show explores the real lives of colorful and legendary Chippewa Falls leaders such as fur trader Jean Baptiste Cadotte, Lt Governor Thaddeus Pound, brew master Jacob Leinenkugel, trading post owner Jean Brunet, and lumber barons William Irvine, and Alexandre McDonell. Vibrant present-day Chippewa Falls remains connected to its colorful past. Songs and Script by Jerry Way.

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· “Jackie and Wilson”-

Turkey sandwich with lettuce, tomato, onion, provolone, and honey walnut spread on whole grain bread. Chips and a pickle on the side.

· “Main Drag”-

Grilled chicken, lettuce, tomato, bacon, pepper jack cheese, and ranch in a roasted red pepper wrap. Chips and a pickle on the side.

· “Skinny Love”-

Spinach salad topped with avocado, walnuts, and cranberried. Choice of dressing: Ranch, Blue Cheese, French, Raspberry Pomegranate.

A full cash bar with local bear, wine and mixed drinks will also be available. Tickets : $27/person