Community Calendar: Centralia Farmers Market; Centralia Athletics, Activities & Facilities Foundation Auctions; Mama Mia!

To add upcoming events to the community calendar, email reporter Daniel Warn at [email protected]

Centralia Farmers Market

May 13 at East Pine Street and Tower Avenue; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Centralia Farmers Market runs every Friday through September.

Centralia Athletics, Activities & Facilities Foundation Auctions

May 13-15 online; 5 p.m. from Friday to Sunday 3 p.m.

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

Mama Mia!

May 13-22 at Evergreen Playhouse, 226 W. Center St. Centralia; 7:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. on Sundays

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

Lewis County Bridal Show

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

The event features all vendors in Lewis County and surrounding areas at a weekend bridal show. Engaged couples can bring an entire party for $5 to the door to receive a free goodie 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. 12 and under are free and must be accompanied by a paying adult.

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

Boistfort Valley Spring Festival

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

The 13th Boistfort Valley Spring Festival will feature an indoor/outdoor arts and crafts fair, plant sale, hot meal, and plenty of pies and other desserts for sale. There will also be a raffle, with a handmade quilt and a springtime photo booth. Come to the beautiful Boistfort Valley and stock up for your garden this year. Contact [email protected] if you are interested in a vendor application.

Morton Farmer’s Market

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

The Morton Farmers Market is held every Saturday on the lawn in front of the Bob Lyle Community Center.

Tenino Farmer’s Market

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

The Tenino Farmers Market will run every Saturday until September 24.

Centralia Masonic Temple 100th Anniversary Celebration

May 14 at the Centralia Masonic Temple at North Pearl and Magnolia Streets in the Centralia Historic District; 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 M. W. Cameron Bailey will rededicate the cornerstone of the temple. . The ceremony will take place at the temple entrance on Magnolia Street. This section of Magnolia will be closed to traffic for the event. The public is invited to come and visit the building and enjoy refreshments after the rededication ceremony, which is a Masonic tradition.

Cruzin’ at the museum

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

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. There will be live bands, prizes, trophies, a monthly costume theme, contests, food trucks, vendors and of course acres of vehicles. A drive-in movie will be screened when the sun goes down. The event takes place every second Saturday of the month until August. Call 360-740-8875 or visit for more information.

Sale of plants

from May 17 to 20 at the Winlock high school greenhouse; 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The Winlock FFA and Agriculture Program will hold its annual plant sale. Come support these hard-working students.

Flower Power: Flower Essences 101

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

Learn how to make and use flower essences to support your well-being with herbalist Lauren Olean. Classes are $25 and seats can be reserved online at or by calling us at 360-996-4387. Or stop by during opening hours.

Fox Theater Open House

May 19, Historic Centralia Fox Theater, 123 S. Tower Ave. at Centralia; 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The next Chehalis-Centralia Chamber of Commerce After Hours event will be an open house at the Fox Theater. Join the community for an overview of the progress of the theater renovation. Take a tour, see what remains to be done to open our doors and get your questions answered.

Lewis County Relay For Life

May 20 and 21 at the Southwest Washington Fairgrounds; 4 p.m. Friday to 4 p.m. Saturday

The Lewis County Relay For Life returns to the Southwest Washington Fairgrounds this year and will offer a fireworks display for donations to the American Cancer Society on May 20 around dusk. Help the Relais team reach its goal of $30,000 to fight cancer by participating in all the festivities. Go to Facebook at “2022 Relay for Life of Lewis County” for information on becoming a participating organization.

Pancakes or Cookies and Breakfast Gravy

May 21 at Cowlitz Prairie Grange, 5184 Jackson Highway, Toledo; 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Breakfast is $7. For more information, contact the barn room at 360-864-2023.

Master gardener Selling plants

May 21 and 22 at the Southwest Washington Fairgrounds Blue Pavilion; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday.

The annual Master Gardeners Spring Plant Sale is back and offers a selection of over 1,000 tomato plants, including many heirloom varieties. Other plants include annuals, perennials, herbs, shrubs, trees and more. Call 360-740-1216 or visit for more information.

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