The DEAD ENDING Haunted House is happening at the Yard Birds Mall in Chehalis, Fridays and Saturdays in October plus the 30th and 31st 6:30pm-10:30pm. Admission is $8, $7 with student or military I.D. - Info on Facebook at Dead Ending Haunted House.
WSU Lewis County 4-H Food Resource Leaders will offer a Comfort Food Class, Friday October 19th at 6pm at Fort Borst Park Kitchen #2 in Centralia. Learn how to use your electric pressure cooker to make everything from soups to cheesecake. Handouts with recipes and light refreshments will be offered. Info 360-740-1212.
The Cowlitz Prairie Grange #737 will be serving breakfast on Saturday October 20th 7am-10am. You can enjoy pancakes and eggs or biscuits and gravy and the special this month is Blueberry Pancakes, while supplies last. Price is only $5. The Grange is just North of Toledo on Jackson Hwy.
The Centralia Bible Baptist Church will host a FREE Pumpkin Patch for kids, Saturday October 20th starting at 10am. Children can enjoy games, hot chocolate and cider and get a FREE pumpkin! The event happens at 1511 Gold Street in Centralia.
The Cowlitz Prairie Grange Booster Night is Wednesday October 24th at 6:30pm. Bring the kids for a pumpkin decorating contest and a costume contest. The Grange will supply hot dogs and chili. You can learn more about Junior Grange and Youth Grange. The Grange is North of Toledo in Jackson Hwy. Info at 360-266-7055.
The 3rd Annual Haunted Barn Party is a FREE community event for friends and family people with special needs. All ages are welcome on Friday October 26th 6pm-8pm at 258 Oyler Road in Ethel, WA. This event is held in a barn with close proximity to barn animals. Wear or bring warm clothing. More info at 360-978-5277 or online at www.lewiscountybarnparty.com.
The annual Fall Community Garage Sale will be Saturday October 27th at the Southwest Washington Fairgrounds. Early-bird shoppers are admitted at 8am for $5. From 9am-4pm adult admission is $2. Ages 12 and under are free. Food vendors will have breakfast and lunch available all day. www.southwestwashingtonfair.org or by calling 360-740-2655.
"Discover Magic This Halloween" at the Red Barn Studios in Chehalis. This special Halloween event is a benefit for the Discover Children's Museum. Wednesday October 31st (Halloween) starting at 4pm. There's face painting, games and activities for the kids and the magic show with Ben Robinson starts at 5pm. Admission is $10 adults, $5 for children BUT the kids can get in FREE if they are wearing a costume. Space is limited. Info 360-219-6525.
There will be a Benefit Darts Tournament for the family of Richard Bird, Saturday November 3rd starting at high noon at the Chehalis Moose Lodge. Both singles and doubles will be played. Sign-ups begin at 11:30am for singles and 2:30pm for doubles. Food will be served for lunch and dinner. Info at 360-304-2472.
The St. Timothy Episcopal Church Women will host their annual Happiness is Handmade Holiday Nut and Craft Sale, Saturday November 3rd 9am-3pm at 1826 SW Snively in Chehalis. Shop for an assortment of handmade arts and crafts and nuts for holiday baking or gift-giving. Bloodworks NW will also hold a mobile blood drive. Donate blood and get a FREE piece of pie. Info 805-796-3413.
SAFE Family Ministries will hold their Annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Bazaar & Chili Feed on Saturday November 10th 10am-4pm. They've got great door prizes, raffles, fun booths and more. Tickets for the Chili Feed are $10 adults, $7.50 for children under 6. The event is at 3149 Jackson Hwy in Chehalis. Info 360-740-9150.
Customers of the Central Transfer Station in Centralia will experience delays while contractors repair the tipping floor now through mid-November. Customers who want to avoid the construction will be directed to another disposal location at the transfer station. More info at 360-736-4769.
The Twin City Senior Center in Chehalis hosts Acoustic Bluegrass Music the first Saturday of each month. All-level jam sessions are from 2pm-5pm. Dinner is served at 5pm and Open Mic is 6pm-8pm. More information at 360-520-7281.