GUILD READY FOR FUNDRAISER
Tickets are now available for the annual Christmas luncheon and silent auction hosted by Childrens Hospital-Enumclaw Guild.The local organization is celebrating its 80th year and, in addition, will be honoring three 50-year Guild members who died this year.
The luncheon/auction is planned for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today (Wednesday) at The Claw of Enumclaw, 1324 Roosevelt Ave. E. Tickets can’t be bought at the door; call 253-797-2906 to buy your ticket.
RECORDER CONCERT AT THE LIBRARY
The Cascade Recorder Consort will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, at the Enumclaw library. The quartet will perform music from the Middle Ages and Renaissance, plus folk music, on their woodwind instruments.
The concert is sponsored by Friends of the Enumclaw Library.
SANTA HEADED TO BLACK DIAMOND
Santa is on his way to the Black Diamond Community Center on Friday, Dec. 6, when holiday lights will come on to begin the holiday season. All are invited to turn out for caroling, hot chocolate and cookies. Caroling begins at 5:30, and Santa arrives via the Christmas fire truck at 6 p.m., and will be available for photos until 7:30.
The center is at 31605 Third Ave. (SR 169). Those with questions may call Cheryl Hanson at 360-886-1011.
HISTORICAL SOCIETY CRAFT BAZAAR
The Enumclaw-Plateau Historical Society is hosting its annual Bake Sale and Craft Bazaar at the Enumclaw museum (1837 Marion Street) on Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come on by to browse local crafts and home decor, and then watch for their float in the following Christmas Parade.
PARADE ROLLS THROUGH ENUMCLAW
Enumclaw’s traditional holiday parade will roll along Cole Street beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. It’s the 54th annual event and this year carries the theme, “Christmas Magic.”
CHORALE PERFORMING TWO SHOWS
The Cascade Foothills Chorale will be singing Christmas and holiday songs at Calvary Presbyterian Church, 1725 Porter St. in Enumclaw, to welcome the season. There will be performances at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, and 2:20 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8.
Pre-sale tickets can be bought for $12 at the Enumclaw Music Store on Cole Street, or at the door for $15. Children under 12 will be admitted free.
HOLIDAY TIME AT TEN TRAILS
The Ten Trails housing development is hosting its Hometown Holidays kickoff from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7.
Crafts will be available for kids and their families in select model homes from 3 to 5 p.m., and Santa will be available for photos from 3 to 5 p.m. Saint Nick will then light the community Christmas tree at 6 p.m. while families can listen to carolers, sip cider and (non-alcoholic) hot buttered rum, and enjoy food truck fare. There will also be a bouncy house on the Village Green for kids and a live DJ.
FESTIVITIES IN BLACK DIAMOND
The Black Diamond Historical Society offers its annual holiday event on Dec. 14 in partnership with Ten Trails. There will be live music, sugar cookie decorating, an outdoor s’more station, story telling inside the museum, hay wagon rides, and visits with Santa, Mrs. Claus, and Frosty the Snowman between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.
The Black Diamond Elementary School is hosting its PTA Holiday Crafts Bazaar on the same day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the school’s gym, 25314 Baker St.
FUN BY THE FIRESIDE
An hour-long, family-friendly “fun by the fireside” program is coming to the Enumclaw library, beginning at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10. Here’s an opportunity to pretend you’re enjoying some hot cocoa and cozying up to an imaginary fire while singing and dancing along to tunes about fall and winter.
IT’S A BLOCK PARTY!
“Block party: Lego at the library” provides some unstructured, creative playtime. Stay for the entire event or pop in for a few minutes. Enumclaw library staff supplies the Legos and other building supplies.
The event, sponsored by the Friends of the Enumclaw Library, runs from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on two Thursdays, Dec. 5 and 12.