Community Calendar: Centralia Athletics, Activities & Facilities Foundation Auction; Spring Community Garage Sale


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Centralia Athletics, Activities & Facilities Foundation Auction

May 14-15 online; 5 p.m. Friday through 3 p.m. Sunday

The Centralia Athletics, Activities & Facilities Foundation invites all to participate in an online auction. Login at or contact Jeff Thummel at 360-266-7366 for more information.


Mama Mia!

May 14-22 at Evergreen Playhouse, 226 W. Center St. Centralia; 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays

The Evergreen Playhouse brings quality live theater to the people of Lewis County. ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. Call 360-736-8628 or visit for more information.


Lewis County Bridal Expo

May 14-15 at 547 NW Pacific Ave., Chehalis; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday

The event features all the vendors from Lewis County and surrounding areas to a weekend bridal expo. Engaged couples can bring a whole party for $5 at the door to receive a complimentary swag bag. Visit for more information.


The Spring Community Garage Sale

May 14 at Southwest Washington Fairgrounds, 1909 South Gold St., Centralia; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Adult admission is $3. Ages 12 and under are free and must be accompanied by a paid adult.

This is the first big sale of the year, with 300 indoor vendor spaces available. Call 360-740-1495 or vist for more information.


Boistfort Valley Spring Fest

May 14, Baw Faw Grange, 995 Boistfort Road, Curtis; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The 13th Boistfort Valley Spring Fest will have an indoor/outdoor art and craft fair, plant sale, hot lunch and lots of pies and other desserts for sale. There will also be a raffle featuring a handmade queen size quilt and also a spring photo booth. Come out to the beautiful Boistfort Valley and stock up for your garden this year.

Contact if interested in a vendor application.


Morton Farmers Market

May 14 at  700 Main Ave., Morton; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Morton Farmers Market runs every Saturday on the grassy area in front of Bob Lyle Community Center.


Tenino Farmers Market

May 14 in Downtown Tenino off of Sussex Avenue; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Tenino Farmers Market will run every Saturday through Sept. 24.


Centralia Masonic Temple 100th Anniversary Celebration

May 14 at Centralia Masonic Temple, at North Pearl and Magnolia Streets in the historic district of Centralia; 2 p.m.

The Centralia Masonic Temple has reached the century mark. Since the Masonic Organization still owns the building and Freemasons continue to meet in the third-floor Lodge Room, Washington Freemason Grand Master MW Cameron Bailey will rededicate the cornerstone of the temple. The ceremony will take place by the temple’s Magnolia Street entrance. That section of Magnolia will be closed to traffic for the event. The public is welcome to come tour the building and enjoy refreshments after the rededication ceremony, which is a Masonic tradition.


Cruzin' To The Museum

May 14 at the Lewis County Veterans Memorial Museum, 100 SW Veterans Way, Chehalis; 3 p.m. until dark

This is an event produced and sponsored by the Veterans Memorial Museum. It is open to all car clubs and individuals. All types of cars are welcome to participate. There will be live bands, prizes, trophies, a monthly costume theme, contests, food trucks, vendors and, of course, acres of vehicles. Another factor will be when the sun goes down a drive-in movie will show. The event runs every second Saturday of the month through August. Call 360-740-8875 or visit for more information.

Sunday Dances

May 15 at Rochester’s Swede Hall, 18543 Albany Street SW, Rochester; 1:30 to 4 p.m.

Swede Hall’s Sunday dances are back after two years off due to COVID-19. They are held the first and third Sunday of each month. There will be a live band at each event. A suggested $8 entry fee, free raffle and a break for snacks (homemade desserts) at $1.00 each. Call 360-273-7974 for more information.


Plant Sale

May 17-20 at the Winlock High School Greenhouse; 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The Winlock FFA and Agriculture Program will be holding their annual plant sale. Come out and support these hard working students.


Flower Power: Flower Essences

May 18 at Nature Nurture Farmacy, 176 NE School St., Chehalis; 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Learn how to make and use flower essences to support your wellbeing with herbalist Lauren Olean. Classes are $25 and spots can be reserved online at or by calling 360-996-4387, or stopping in during open hours.