Saint Nick will again make an appearance at the Enumclaw holiday parade, being held at 6 p.m. Dec. 2 this year. Photo by Kevin Hanson

Saint Nick will again make an appearance at the Enumclaw holiday parade, being held at 6 p.m. Dec. 2 this year. Photo by Kevin Hanson

Enumclaw, Buckley busy during the holidays

What’s going on during the holiday season on the Plateau? Here’s a list of activities you and your family may enjoy!

  • Wednesday, November 15, 2017 10:30am
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Nov. 16-18: “The Little Mermaid” will be presented by the White River School District in the high school theater. The curtain goes up at 7 p.m. each night, with a 2 p.m. matinee added on Saturday. Admission is $10, available only at the door.

Nov. 16: A special three-course dinner will be offered to the public, prepared and served by Bonney Lake High School students working with a professional chef. Dinner begins a 6:30 p.m. at the school. Admission is $25 for adults, $10 for kids 10 and younger. Tickets are available only in advance by calling the school, 253-891-5700.

Nov. 17-19: A Festival of Crafts and Gifts returns to the Enumclaw Expo Center, offering plenty of shopping opportunities. The show runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 to 4 on Sunday. Santa will be on hand, posing for “selfies” from 3 to 5 Friday, 1 to 5 Saturday and 1 to 3 Sunday. Admission is $3. For details, visit www.enumclawfestivalofcrafts.com.

Nov. 18: The Fall Wine Walk, one of the premier events by the Enumclaw Chamber of Commerce, takes over downtown Enumclaw from 5 to 9 p.m. Admission is $30 and includes 10 tasting tickets, a collectable wine glass and a passport to all the tasting locations. Tickets are available at www.enumclawchamber.com or at the chamber office, 1421 Cole St.

Nov. 25: Buckley’s traditional tree lighting fills the afternoon hours. From 2:30 to 3:30 there will be storytime at the Buckley library and, at 3 p.m. a “special guest” will make an appearance. At 3:30 p.m., Santa arrives at the gazebo and at 5 p.m. lights are turned on to brighten the big city tree. The afternoon includes live reindeer, crafts for kids, food vendors, carolers and more.

Nov. 25: The fourth annual Enumclaw City Hall tree lighting and gathering of the elves begins at 4:30 p.m. at City Hall, 1339 Griffin Ave.

Dec. 1: The annual Holiday Fantasy dinner and auction begins at 5:30 p.m. at Emerald Downs. The event raises money for the nonprofit Rainier Foothills Wellness Foundation. Tickets are available at www.rfwellnessfoundation.org or by calling the Foundation office at 360-802-3206.

Dec. 2: The annual Christmas parade rolls through downtown Enumclaw, beginning at 6 p.m. A event draws a big crowd that lines Cole Street. Want to join the parade? Apply at www.enumclawchamber.com or at the chamber office, 1421 Cole St.

Dec. 16-17: The Enumclaw Gun Show, hosted by Big Top Productions, takes over the Exhibit Hall at the Expo Center. The show opens at 9 a.m. each day, closing at 6 p.m. Saturday and 4 on Sunday. General admission is $10; free for those younger than 18 with a paid adult. For details, visit: https://gunshowtrader.com/gun-shows/enumclaw-gun-show

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