SPRING: 25 Things To Do in River Falls

UW-River Falls
3 min readApr 1, 2016

Put the spring back into your step with these bright ideas!

1. Check out the Roots and Bluegrass Festival.

Enjoy the music at the three-day River Falls Bluegrass Festival April 8–10!

2. Capture a moment.

Get your photos featured on UWRF’s social media channels by using the hashtag #UWRF.

3. Go for a run.

Some fun local runs to try are: First National Bank 5K, Relay for Life, UWRF Mother’s Day 5K and TOC 4 Grace Memorial Triathlon.

4. Start swinging.

Find out if you have a little Babe Ruth in you at the Field of Dreams batting cages on Main Street!

5. Press flowers.

Possible decoration? Bookmark? Mothers Day gift? Here‘s how to do it!

6. Start up a game.

Break out your basketballs, baseballs, footballs and frisbees!

7. Do some spring cleaning.

Especially if you are going home for the summer. Trust us, your car can only hold so much.

8. Try a fitness class.

Ever done yoga? What about turbo kick? Or PiYo? Give it a go!

9. Attend Finals Fest.

Though the artist for this year has not yet been revealed, we are already super excited. Mark your calendar for May 6!

10. Get out and vote.

Let your voice be heard! Click here for our voting guide.

11. Get a pet fish.

Angel’s Pet World Too in River Falls has Betta fish!

12. Cheer on your fellow Falcons.

WOO HOO! Here is the schedule.

13. Read a new book.

Grab a book at Fox Den Used Books or check one out at the library!

14. Make pottery at Kinnickinnic Clayworks.

These pots are from the Bacon Bash, but yours could say anything! (Or maybe you should stick with bacon.)

15. Get your nails done.

We have a couple nail salons in River Falls that always nail it.

16. Go fishing.

You can rent a pole and supplies through Falcon Outdoor Adventures!

17. Fly a kite.

Up to the highest height!

18. Visit the Campus Farm or Mann Valley Farm.

Animals just have a way of making you feel better.

19. Change your oil.

Just a friendly reminder before you find yourself stalled on the side of the road!

20. Grow a plant.

Or buy your very own at the Horticulture Club Plant Sale in early May!

21. Go bowling at St. Croix Lanes.

Use your student ID to get $1 games and $2 shoes on Wednesdays!

22. Get creative with chalk.

A little way to pass the time and make the world a more colorful place.

23. Study outside.

Finals will be coming soon! Use the weather to your advantage to help get you in the studying mood.

24. Star gaze.

Sometimes it’s the simple things. Wrap up in a blanket and look at the stars.

25. Add some color to your life.

Decorate! Get a coloring book! Wear bright clothes! Use a colored pen! Change your wallpaper! Wear a new lipstick color!

Happy Spring, Falcons!

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