Community Calendar: Toledo Thursday Market; Acoustic Music Jam; Cruzin' To The Museum


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Toledo Thursday Market

June 2 at Steamboat Landing, 15 Ramsey Way, Toledo;  2 to 6 p.m.

Since 2017, Toledo Thursday Market brings handmade crafts, fresh cut flowers, farm eggs, artisan cheese, chocolate, baked goods and homegrown produce to the Toledo waterfront throughout the summer. Online ordering is available. Visit for more information.


Acoustic Music Jam

June 3 at Faith Baptist Church 436 Coal Creek Road, Chehalis; 10 a.m. to noon

Join the Washington Old Time Fiddlers Association for its monthly acoustic music jam. The jam is free and open to the public and musicians of all ages and abilities are encouraged to come and join in the fun. Coffee, tea and snacks will be available and folks do not have to be a musician to attend. For more information call, 360-791-5185 or go to


Centralia Farmers Market

June 3 at East Pine Street and Tower Avenue; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Centralia Farmers Market runs every Friday through September.


Summer Market at The Loft

June 4-5 at The Loft, 547 NW Pacific Ave, Chehalis 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Join Wilde Soul and The Loft in presenting the Summer Market. An amazing group of vendors and artisans will be present, in addition to some delicious food.


Veterans Swap Meet

June 4 at 100 SW Veterans Way, Chehalis

Vendors from all over the region are welcome to come and bring parts and pieces for classic cars and hot rods to sell. Vendor spaces are 12 by 20 feet and cost $20 per space. Admission to the event is $1 per person. All funds go to benefit the Veterans Memorial Museum.

Come and tour the museum while looking for parts. Contact the Veterans Memorial Museum at 360-740-8875 to reserve a vendor spot today.


Morton Farmers Market

June 4 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

June 4 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.


Meet a Master Gardener

June 4 at Pioneer West Garden & Pet Center, 710 N. Tower Ave., Centralia; 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Three free classes will be held. From 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. “Unusual Containers for Plants” will be taught. From 1 to 2 p.m. “Ornamental Noxious Weeds and Native Plant Alternatives” will be taught. And from 3 to 4 p.m. “Carnivorous Plants and Seed Starting,” will be taught.


Local Mushroom Club Meeting

June 7, at the WSU office, 17 SW Cascade St., Chehalis; 6 p.m.

This SWMS meeting will feature the blockbuster movie “Fantastic Fungi.” This movie won a number of awards and is a tour de force, a perfect way to learn how fungi are saving the earth. Along the way, see the beauty hidden all around.


Autoimmunity 101

June 8 at Nature Nurture Farmacy, 176 NE School St., Chehalis; 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Learn about common autoimmune triggers and nutrition/lifestyle shifts to help people feel back to normal. With nutritionist Ashley McEntyre. Classes are $25 and spots can be reserved online at or by calling The Farmacy at 360-996-4387. Or stop in during open hours.


Cruzin' To The Museum

June 11 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.