At A Glance | May 2023

Baby Animals and Blooms at Maris, Mother’s Day Market at the Expo, David Arkenstone at the Chalet, and more.

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April 29

• BABY ANIMALS AND BLOOMS: Maris Farms’ annual Baby Animals and Blooms Days returns on Saturdays and Sundays from April 29 to May 14. Head to the Buckley farm to shop at the artisan market, pet baby animals, frolic through the tulip field, and enjoy the farm’s year-round activities like wagon rides, the mega slide, the jump pillow, and more. Activities run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., though a “Morning Glow” photography session is offered at 9 a.m. Tickets are $16 for kids 3 to 12, and $18 for general admission. Tickets can only be bought online at

May 6:

• FIESTA ENUMCLAW: Come out to Cole Street on May 6 to celebrate Cinco De Mayo from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The street will be closed to host traditional folklorico dancers in traditional trajes; mariachi music; charros, vaqueros, and escaramusa (look them up); and various vendors selling Mexican food.

• ONE YEAR OF ROARING: At the same time as Fiesta Enumclaw, the Roaring Underground is celebrating its one year anniversary with prize drawings every hour (starting at 6 p.m.), margarita flights and tequila specials, and Kentucky derby playing in the bar.

May 7:

• BINGO ON COLE: The Enumclaw Chamber of Commerce is hosting its ever-popular BINGO event on May 7 from 2 to 4 p.m. Tickets are $125 for a table of six people – attendees receive 24 BINGO cards, six daubers, and tickets for six beverages, a charcuterie board from Bordeaux Wine Bar, and muffins from The Kettle. This is a 21+ event, and tickets will not be sold at the door, online online at

May 12:

• MOTHER’S DAY AT TEN TRAILS: Black Diamond’s Ten Trails neighborhood is hosting a Mother’s Day pop-up market on May 12 from 5 to 8 p.m. The free event, at Civic Park, features more than 20 vendors, food trucks, and a beer and wine garden.

May 13

• SPRING BAZAAR AND PLANT SALE: The Danish Sisterhood is hosting its annual Spring Bazaar and Bake Sale on May 13 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Danish Hall (1708 Porter St.). For sale will be crafts, plants, and homemade goodies inside the hall – proceeds will support the nonprofit Danish Sisterhood – and various vendors will be selling their wares outside. There will also be a luncheon served between 11 a.m. and noon and a raffle drawing at 4:30 p.m.

• MOTHER’S DAY AT THE EXPO: Traveling Treasures Pacific Northwest is hosting a Mother’s Day Sale at the Enumclaw Expo Center starting at 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The free event boasts of more than 50 vendors coming to the Expo so that you can find something special for that special someone.

May 14

• ARKENSTONE AT THE CHALET: Five-time Grammy nominee David Arkenstone is coming to the Chalet Theater on May 14. The “candlelit” concert is being billed as a blend of neo-classical piano, new age, Celtic, progressive rock, orchestral, world music, and music inspired by J. R. R. Tolkien’s Middle Earth. Tickets are $30 for general admission, $20 for students, and $45 for VIP (which includes a lanyard with tour laminate, custom compilation CD, post-show meet and greet, and signed photo). Tickets can be bought at


Brewskis with a Newsie: Come meet your local journalists on every 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.

Plateau Scottish Dancing: The Plateau Scottish Country Dancers are inviting new members to come join the fun. The group currently meets every Monday night from 7 to 9 p.m. Classes are at the Danish Hall, 1708 Porter St.,Enumclaw. Cost is $5 per person and no partner is required. Dances are taught at each class and range from easy to moderate. All are welcome from beginners to experienced dancers. Because dancing involves close personal contact, up-to-date COVID vaccines are required. Currently, masking is encouraged but not required. For more information call 360-825-6572 and find us on

Free county services: The King County Department of Local Services holds office hours every Thursday at the Enumclaw Library (1700 1st Street) from 10 a.m. through 1 p.m. Locals can get free notary service, support with building permits or pet license applications, and general information about county services. Email for accommodation for disabilities.

WIBIT Night: 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.