Community Calendar: 'Hocus Pocus' in the Park; Ryderwood’s Arts and Crafts Fair; Trunks With Treats


Learn to Draw

Oct. 19 at Packwood Brewing Co., 12298 U.S. Highway 12, Packwood; 6 to 8 p.m.

Learn the classical drawing skills of master artists in a fun and relaxed setting every Tuesday for $15 a session, starting Oct. 19. Materials will be provided during class. The Packwood Brewing Co.’s number is 360-496-0845.


Movie in the Park — Hocus Pocus

Oct. 19 at the Legion lawn, Mineral; 7 p.m.

All ages welcome. Attendees should bring their own lawn chairs and snacks.


Lewis County Genealogical Society Presentation

Oct. 21 on Zoom; 6 to 7 p.m.

All are invited to a free presentation on The Witches of Salem by the Lewis County Genealogical Society. For information and to request Zoom link email by Monday before the meeting.


Ryderwood’s Arts and Crafts Fair

Oct. 22 and 23, at Community Hall, Ryderwood 305 Morse St.; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Up to 30 vendors will participate in this annual arts and crafts fair. Email for a vendor application. Call Jan at 360-295-0597 for more information.


Fern Hill Bluegrass Band

Oct. 23 at Roxy Theater, 233 W. Main Ave., Morton; 7 p.m.

Tickets are $15 at the door or online


Cyber Security Summit

Oct. 26 at the Centralia Train Station Event Room; 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Those interested in learning about cyber security for their businesses or careers are welcome to join this free informational program. Space is limited. Email to RSVP or ask questions.


Trick or Treat Transit

Oct. 30 at the Fairway Shopping Center, 1600 S Gold St., Centralia; 3 to 5:30 p.m.

This free family-friendly Centralia-Chehalis Chamber of Commerce event starts at the Fairway Shopping Center, transports trick or treaters to the Lewis County Historical Museum, and then shuttles them back to the center.


Trunks with Treats

Oct. 30 at the Veterans Memorial Museum, 100 SW Veterans Way, Chehalis; 4 to 8 p.m.

The whole family is invited to an evening of trick-or-treating among classic cars and trucks with trunks full of candy. More trick-or-treating opportunities will be available inside the museum’s gallery, which will be open to the public. According to the museum, it is the “perfect time to wear a mask.”


Movies by the Dashboard Light — Rocky Horror Picture Show

Oct. 30 at the Veterans Memorial Museum, 100 SW Veterans Way, Chehalis; 8 p.m.

The Veterans Memorial Museum shows car-themed films at this drive-in movie theater on the last Saturday of the month. First-come, first-served. Admission is by donation to the museum. Popcorn, drinks and food available. For more information, call 360-740-8875.


Trunk or Treat

Oct. 31 Front Street, Mineral; 5 to 7 p.m.

Hot cider, pumpkin decorating, games and candy will be free for all ages. Donations welcome. Vendors are needed. To participate as a trunk, contact Chantell at the Mineral Market at 360-492-3237.


Lewis County Fire District #4 Haunted House

Oct. 31 at the new Morton fire station, 214 Second St., Morton

Family-friendly lights on, no scare haunted house from 5:30 to 5:50 p.m. Scary, lights off haunted house from 6 to 8 p.m.


Trunk or Treat

Oct. 31 at the Napavine Fire District 5 station; 6 to 8 p.m.

Sponsored by the Napavine Police Department and City Hall, Napavine Fire District 5 and Let’s Play Something.


Lewis County Cemetery District

Nov. 10 at the cemetery office, 407 Cowlitz Road, Winlock; 7 p.m.

These meetings are held on the second Wednesday of every month.



Chehalis/Centralia Optimists Thanksgiving Bowling Tournament

Nov. 13 at Fairway Lanes, 1501 S. Gold St., Centralia; 1 to 4 p.m.

Bowlers must be ages 10 and older, have $50 in scholarships and pay $11 per three games. Prizes for worst bowler, best bowler and many other categories. Register before Nov. 12, by calling 360-669-3386.


Crafty Creations Craft Fair

Nov. 20 and 21 at the Newaukum Grange, 104 Brown Road E., Chehalis; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday

Vendors will sell handmade candles, jewelry, knitted or crocheted items, glass works, clothing and more. There will be cookies, coffee and soda for vendors and guests.

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