At a Glance: May 2022 events

Memorial and Mother’s Day events, plus various bazaars, plant sales, and BINGO.

The At A Glance monthly calendar is published the last edition of every month to promote events in the coming month. To submit an event for the calendar, email


All weekend

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

May 29

• VFW Post 1949 is hosting an Enumclaw Memorial Day Service at 2 p.m. at the Purple Heart Monument.


May 7

• Ten Tails Mothers Day Market

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Ten Trails in Black Diamond. The event goes 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

• Mom’s Night Out

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


May 1

• Mount Rainier Duathlon

Tie those shoes and inflate those tires — the Mount Rainier Duathlon, hosted by BuDu Racing, starts at 8 a.m. There is a long course with just over 5 miles of running, followed by 29 miles of biking and another nearly 4 miles of running; the short course starts with 1.6 miles of running, 14.5 miles of biking, and another 3.75 miles of running. Both start at the Enumclaw Expo Center. For more information on the race or to register, head to

May 2

• Family Story Time in Black Diamond

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

May 6

• Country Store Bazaar

The Ida Marge Guild of Buckley hosts its 66th annual Country Store Bazaar this day at Buckley Hall from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 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 barnwood potting bench loaded with gardening items, plus $400 in cash, for a total value of $950. You can see the raffle prize ahead of time on display at the Bonney Lake Columbia Bank.

May 7

• Classic Truck Show

Northwest C10s is hosting a classic truck show on Cole Street, featuring a charity raffle and awards. Trucks roll in at 9 a.m., and the show is open to the public from 10 a.m. through 3 p.m.

May 13

• Family Story Time in Enumclaw

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

• Buckley Museum rummage sale

The Buckley Historical Museum will be having a bonanza rummage sale at Buckley Hall (127 N River Road) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The sale will continue through May 14.

May 14

• Enumclaw Garden Club plant sale

The Enumclaw Garden Club is hosting its annual plant sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the parking lot on the corner of Cole Street and Initial Avenue.

• BINGO on Cole

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

May 21

• Danish Hall Bazaar and Plant Sale

The Danish Sisterhood of Enumclaw is hosting its annual Spring Bazaar at the 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 luncheon will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, head to the Facebook event page at


Scottish Dancing

• 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 don’t need to bring a partner to attend. The first session is free and following sessions cost $5 per person. Because the dancing can involve close-contact, up-to-date vaccinations are required. Masks are encouraged but not required. Meetings will continue based on low COVID-19 levels 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 on every first Monday of the month (Tuesday if it is on a holiday) from 9 to 10 a.m. This is a casual session for citizens to meet with Mayor Jan Molinaro to discuss issues, concerns, and projects.

Brewskis with a Newsie

• Come meet your local journalists on the first Wednesday of each month at Cole Street Brewery (1627 Cole Street, Enumclaw) from 5 to 6 p.m. This is an informal event where residents can pitch stories, fact-check articles, and talk shop. For more information, email or call 360-802-8220.

Weekly Dungeons & Dragons Sessions

The Game Vault hosts D&D sessions every Wednesday, starting at 6:30 p.m.; participants can create a character ahead of time through the Discord group, “The Vaulted” (passcode R3FEhNnt), or at the start of the event. Participants do not need to attend every week — the event is drop-in, drop-out friendly. Call ahead to RSVP, as space is limited.


• The Enumclaw Aquatic Center hosts WIBIT Night every first Saturday of the month, and features large, inflatable pool obstacle courses. Call 360-815-1188 to reserve your spot. Tickets for reservations are $7.75 an hour; drop-ins are $9 an hour.

Brooklyn Funk getting fitted with a life jacket. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Brooklyn Funk getting fitted with a life jacket. Photo by Ray Miller-Still