Community Calendar: Ribbon Cutting at Berg Marketing; Haunted Hostel Fundraiser; Turkey Bowl; Charlie Albright Holiday Fundraising Concert


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Berg Marketing Group Ribbon Cutting

Nov. 15 at 827 Marsh Ave., Centralia; 3 p.m.

The Centralia-Chehalis Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Berg Marketing Group on Nov. 15. Owners Amanda and Ryan Berg will be on hand to celebrate their grand opening with refreshments, apparel sales, marketing package discounts and a giveaway.


Haunted Hostel Fundraiser

Nov. 15 at Boss Hogg’s BBQ, 109 E. Walnut St., Winlock; 4 to 10 p.m.

This event is a fundraiser for those who lost their homes in the Haunted Hostel fire. The entry fee is $25 and includes an all-you-can-eat barbecue, silent auction and more. A cocktail hour begins at 4 p.m. with dinner at 5. An auction will take place at 7. For more information, contact Boss Hogg’s by calling 360-560-9107 or emailing


Turkey Bowl

Nov. 17 at the Chamber of Commerce, 500 NW Chamber of Commerce Way, Chehalis; 4 p.m.

Business After Hours at the Chamber of Commerce will include the Turkey Bowl, where you can win one of two frozen turkeys. Alcohol will be provided by the Good Buzz Brewing Company. Money raised will go towards the Rob Fuller Scholarship Fund. 


Charlie Albright Holiday Fundraising Concert for the Centralia College Foundation

Nov. 18 at the Corbet Theatre, 600 Centralia College Blvd., Centralia; 7:30 p.m.

World-renowned pianist and Centralia College graduate Charlie Albright will perform at a fundraiser for the Centralia College Foundation. Tickets are $40 for general admission and a limited number of VIP reception tickets with ALbright are available for $75. All proceeds benefit student scholarships and the Charlie Albright Piano Fund.


Samuel Comroe Comedy Show

Nov. 18 at The McFiler’s Chehalis Theater, 558 N. Market Blvd., Chehalis; 8:30 to 10 p.m.

HUB Comedy presents Samuel Comroe from America’s Got Talent. The event is sponsored by Heather Stewart of Blade Realty. This will be the first show at the newly remodeled McFiler’s Chehalis Theater. The headliner will be Samuel Comroe while Ralph Guerra and Lynette Manning will also perform. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the show starts at 8:30. The show is sold out.


A Classical Christmas with Charlie Albright

Nov. 18 at the Corbet Theatre, 600 Centralia College Blvd., Centralia; 7:30 p.m.

Doors will open at 7 p.m. for the performance. Charlie Albright attended Centralia College and is a pianist. Reserved general seating tickets are $40 while VIP tickets are $75.


Wreaths of Hope

Nov. 19 at 105 S. Tower Ave., Centralia; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The 17th annual Wreaths of Hope will include live music and vendors. Entry is $5 for one person and $10 for groups of two or more. Make and take wreaths for $25 each. All proceeds go to spinal muscular atrophy.


Twin Cities Rotary’s Turkey Bingo

Nov. 19 at the Eagles, 1993 S. Market Blvd., Chehalis; 3 to 5 p.m.

It costs $12 to get 11 bingo cards, a dauber and a paddle. The first 10 games you win either a turkey ro a kids prize. In the final game you win cash. Bruce Kimsey and Peter Abbarno will emcee. All proceeds go to support the local community.


Harmonies For Hope

Nov. 19 at City Farm, 456 N. Market Blvd., Chehalis; 6 p.m.

The piano show Harmonies For Hope will take place on Nov. 19 at City Farm in Chehalis. The highest bid gets a song played and a higher bid can make it stop. New for this year will be a drummer “who will surely help pump up the energy,” according to a statement released by the Boys and Girls Club of Lewis County. In addition to the show, attendees will also be able to enjoy games, raffles, food and drinks. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show begins at 7 p.m. Tables of eight cost $800 and tables of two cost $200. Prospective attendees can contact the Boys and Girls Club about different ticket or payment options by emailing or calling 360-345-1700. The City Farm is located at 456 N. Market Blvd. in Chehalis. Seating is limited so early registration is encouraged. All proceeds will go to the Boys and Girls Club of Lewis County. For more information, visit


All Souls Live at McFiler’s Chehalis Theater

Nov. 19 at McFiler’s Chehalis Theater, 558 North Market Blvd., Chehalis; 8 p.m.

The event will feature supporting acts by Githyanki and Contact. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door.


Community Thanksgiving Dinner

Nov. 24 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1209 Scheuber Road, Centralia; 1 to 3 p.m.

The public is invited to join Immanuel Lutheran Church for a traditional sit down Thanksgiving dinner. Transportation is provided, call 360-736-9270 for pick up information. Free loaves of sweet bread are available while supplies last.


Riverside Fire Authority Fundraiser

Nov. 25 at the Centralia Outlets, 1342 Lum Road, Centralia; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The local Firefighter Stairclimb team will be soliciting donations towards its fundraising goals for the 2023 Firefighter Stairclimb in Seattle to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.


Shop Small 2 Day Market

Nov. 26 and 27 at Jester Auto Museum, 321 Hamilton Road, Chehalis; Nov. 26: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Nov. 27: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Santa will be present so families can come take their own free photos with him from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Nov. 26, and from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Nov. 27. Over 40 vendors will be present. Parking and admission is free.


Beers For Deer

Dec. 2 at Dick’s Brewery, 3516 Galvin Road, Centralia; 5:30 p.m.

The Mule Deer Foundation’s Chehalis Valley Blacktail Chapter is hosting this event.


Dueling Pianos

Dec. 2 at The Loft, 547 NW Pacific Ave., Chehalis; 6 p.m.

The Adaline Coffman Guild for Seattle Children’s Hospital will present the event to benefit uncompensated care. Individual tickets are $100, while tickets for a table of eight are $1,000. Sponsorship packets are available starting at $500.


Boistfort Lions Club Walk N Knock

Dec. 3 in Boistfort