At a glance: May 2022 events

The At A Glance monthly calendar is published in the last edition of each month to promote the upcoming month’s events. To submit an event for the calendar, please email


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• Week’s Funeral Home, working with the Foothills Historical Society, will host its annual historical walk on Saturday, Sunday and Monday of Memorial Day weekend. Visitors can take a self-guided tour and learn about important historical figures from the Plateau and Foothills region at the Enumclaw and Buckley City Cemeteries.

May 29

• VFW Post 1949 hosts an Enumclaw Memorial Day service at 2:00 pm at the Purple Heart Monument.


May 7

• Mother’s Day market of the ten tails

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Ten Trails in Black Diamond. The event is held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will feature more than 20 vendors and two food trucks. For more information, call Ten Trails at (360) 469-4043 or email

May 14

• Departure of the mother

Starting at 3 p.m., moms can celebrate a night on May 14 on Cole Street in Enumclaw with a DJ, dancing, prizes, vendors and shopping specials at this event hosted by Northwest Magical Events.


May 1

• Mount Rainier Duathlon

Lace up those shoes and pump up those tires: The Mount Rainier Duathlon, hosted by BuDu Racing, starts at 8am. There is a long course with just over 5 miles of running, followed by 29 miles of cycling and almost 4 miles of running; the short course begins with a 1.6-mile run, 14.5-mile bike, and another 3.75-mile run. Both start at the Enumclaw Expo Center. For more information about the race or to register, go to

May 2

• Family story time at Black Diamond

The King County Library System is hosting a storytime for babies to 5 on May 2, 9 and 16, all from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Ten Trail’s Civic Park (23089 SE Fir Street). The event is undercover, but please dress for the weather and bring something to sit on. For more information, go to

May 6

• Country Store Bazaar

The Ida Marge Guild of Buckley is hosting its 66th annual Country Store Bazaar today at Buckley Hall from 9 am to 5 pm The fundraiser will feature a plant sale, garage sale, silent auction and Mother’s Day gifts . There will also be a raffle for a five-foot wooden bench loaded with gardening supplies, plus $400 in cash, for a total value of $950. You can see the advance raffle prize on display at the Bonney Lake Columbia Bank.

May 7

• Classic truck show

Northwest C10s hosts a classic truck show on Cole Street, with a charity raffle and prizes. Trucks arrive at 9am and the show is open to the public from 10am to 3pm

May 13

• Family story time in Enumclaw

The King County Library System is hosting a storytime for babies to 5-year-olds on May 13 and 20, both from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Enumclaw’s MacFarland Park (1401 Chinook Avenue). The event is undercover, but please dress for the weather and bring something to sit on. For more information, go to

• Buckley Museum rummage sale

The Buckley Historical Museum will have a rummage sale at Buckley Hall (127 N River Road) from 10 am to 4 pm. The sale will continue until May 14.

May 14

• Enumclaw Garden Club Plant Sale

The Enumclaw Garden Club is hosting its annual plant sale from 9 am to 2 pm in the parking lot at the corner of Cole Street and Initial Avenue.

• BINGO at Cole

The Enumclaw Chamber of Commerce is once again hosting a BINGO event under the big tent on Cole Street. The event runs from 3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Tickets for the event are $95 per table, which seats six. Tickets include 24 BINGO cards, six tickets, six drink tickets and a charcuterie board. Additional BINGO cards will be on sale. Unlike previous events, new Washington Cannabis and Liquor Board rules prevent minors from attending, so this is a 21 and over event. Buy a ticket at

May 21

• Sale of plants and Bazaar of the Danish Room

The Enumclaw Danish Brotherhood is hosting its annual Spring Bazaar at Danish Hall (1708 Porter Street) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be flowers, baked goods and crafts for sale, plus a raffle. An aebleskiver lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, go to the Facebook events page at


Scottish dance

• Join the Plateau Scottish Country Dancers on Monday nights from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Enumclaw Danish Sisterhood Hall (1708 Porter St.), and you too can learn the social dances of Scotland. Beginners are welcome and you do not need to bring a partner to attend. The first session is free and subsequent sessions are $5 per person. Because dancing may involve close contact, up-to-date vaccinations are required. Masks are recommended, but not required. Meetings will continue based on low levels of COVID-19 and public health guidelines. For more information, call: 360-825-6572.

Coffee with the mayor

• Coffee with the Mayor of Enumclaw is held at City Hall every first Monday of the month (Tuesday if a holiday) from 9 to 10 am. concerns and projects.

Brewskis with a Newsie

• Come meet your local journalists on the first Wednesday of every month at Cole Street Brewery (1627 Cole Street, Enumclaw) from 5-6pm. For more information, email or call 360-802-8220.

Weekly Dungeons & Dragons sessions

The Game Vault hosts D&D sessions every Wednesday, starting at 6.30pm; participants can create a character in advance through the Discord group, “The Vaulted” (access code R3FEhNnt) or at the start of the event. Participants do not have to attend each week – the event is drop-in. Please call ahead to RSVP as space is limited.


• The Enumclaw Aquatic Center hosts WIBIT Night every first Saturday of the month and features large obstacle courses with an inflatable pool. Call 360-815-1188 to reserve your spot. Reservation tickets are $7.75 an hour; tours are $9 an hour.

Brooklyn Funk puts on a life jacket. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

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