Editor’s note: Several events have been added to this list, including the Buckley Tree Lighting and Halloween events. To submit an event for the calendar, email email@example.com.
Trick or Treat on Main: The Buckley Chamber of Commerce is hosting a trick or treat event on Main Street from 4 to 6 p.m. Get in your costume and grab some candy at local businesses.
EFD Halloween: Don’t forget — the Enumclaw Fire Department is hosting an Open House during the annual Cole Street Trick or Treat event from 4 to 6 p.m.
Trunk or treat at the Church of Christ: The Church of Christ on Kibler Ave. is hosting a trunk or treat event on Oct.31 from 4 to 8 p.m. There will be candy, hot dogs, and drinks.
EHS 2024 Fundraiser: The Enumclaw High School Class of 2024 is hosting a fundraiser spaghetti dinner on Nov. 2, 5 to 8 p.m., at the Enumclaw Golf Course. Dinner includes spaghetti, garlic bread sticks, caesar salad and dessert. Pre-sale tickets are $15 (square.link/u/84LikB5k) or $18 at the door; there will be raffle items and a silent auction.
Wine Walk: The Enumclaw Chamber of Commerce’s annual Wine Walk will be closing Cole Street on Saturday, Nov. 4; the event is from 5 to 9 p.m. General admission tickets is $45 (or $55 at the door), which includes 10 tasting tickets, and wine walk passport (note that VIP tickets are already sold out). There will also be pop-up vendors on Cole Street and a live DJ. Buy tickets atenumclawchamber.com/wine-walk.
Meet the Editor: Courier-Herald reporter and editor Ray Miller-Still will be in his office, at least for a little bit, on Myrtle Avenue during the aforementioned Wine Walk. Come talk about local news and peruse the archives while tasting some wine. See you there!
Veterans display at Buckley museum: The Buckley Foothills Historical Museum is celebrating Veterans Day weekend by opening up a new display of armed forces memorabilia; many of the artifacts were owned, or even used, by locals. The museum will be open from noon to 4 p.m. both Nov. 11 and 12.
Spurs & Sparkles: The fourth annual Spurts & Sparkles Gala and auction is being hosted at the Enumclaw Expo Center Field House from 5 to 11 p.m. on Nov. 18. Tickets to the event are $85 for singles, or $650 for a group of eight. Note that evening/cocktail attire is required. All proceeds from the dinner and the auction support the Enumclaw Pro Rodeo.
Parade deadline: The deadline to be in the Enumclaw Chamber of Commerce’s annual Santa Parade is Nov. 18 — the parade will be limited to 75 entries this year. Register at enumclawchamber.com/parade-registrations.
Buckley Tree Lighting: Buckley’s annual tree lighting event downtown begins at noon until 7 p.m., kicking off with a holiday market, which will stay open until 6 p.m. Kids will have an opportunity to write letters to Santa from 2 to 4 p.m., grab a photo with the big man himself from 3 to 6 p.m., or roast s’mores on Main Street from 3 to 7 p.m. The tree lighting starts at 5 p.m. sharp.
Holiday Fantasy: Tickets for the Rainier Foothills Wellness Foundation’s annual Holiday Fantasy fundraiser are going fast. The fundraiser helps build support approximately 40% of the nonprofit’s annual budget. The event will be held on Dec. 1 at the Thunder Dome Car Museum, starting at 6 p.m. Tickets are $95 for individuals, and includes appitizers, dinner, and champagne; note that tickets for groups and presenting sponsors are sold out.
Santa Parade: The Enumclaw Chamber of Commerce’s annual Santa Parade is Dec. 2, and will start rolling down Cole Street at 6 p.m.
Gateway Band concert: A free concert put on by the Gateway Band will be hosted at the Enumclaw High School auditorium on Dec. 3 (2 p.m.) and 4 (7:15 p.m.). The title of the event is “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year”. For more information, head to gatewayconcertband.org.
Plateau Scottish Country Dancing: The Plateau Scottish Country Dancers are continuing weekly classes on Monday nights. We meet from 7-9 pm at the Danish Hall (1708 Porter St., Enumclaw). Cost is $5 per person and a partner is not required. Dances are taught according to the skill level of those attending, so beginners are always welcome. Scottish Country Dancing is a centuries-old tradition reflecting the music and culture of Scotland. It’s great exercise and a lot of fun. For more information call 360-825-6572 or go to plateauscottishcountrydancers.org.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 360-802-8220.
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.