Weekend Community Calendar: Fall Community Garage Sale; Pumpkin Train Rides; Harvest Market


Fall Community Garage Sale

Oct. 16 at the Southwest Washington Fairgrounds; 8 a.m. for $5, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $3

Up to 300 vendor booths all indoors or under cover. This is the first sale at the fairgrounds since fall 2019 and is highly anticipated. Vendor spaces are approximately 10 by 10 feet and are still available for $45 each. For more information, call the fair office at 360-740-2655.


Harvest Market

Oct. 16 at the Jester Auto Museum, 321 Hamilton Road, Chehalis; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Free to the public. Over 55 local vendors will sell jewelry, handmade soaps, candles, food and more. Contact geminieventsanddesign@gmail.com for vendor inquiries.


Pyrex Swap Meet

Oct. 16 at the Adna Grange Hall, 123 Dieckman Road, Chehalis; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sell or buy used Pyrex of all sorts. There is no entry fee for swap meet buyers, sellers pay $9 for a table.


Pumpkin Train Rides

Oct. 16, 17, 23 and 24 at 1101 SW Sylvenus St., Chehalis; 12 and 1:30 p.m.

Pumpkin train rides cost $16 per person, ages 2 and under ride free. Warm costumes encouraged, masks required. Ages 15 and under receive a pumpkin and can participate in a costume contest. Indoor and outdoor seating available. To reserve tickets in advance, visit SteamTrainRide.com.


Oktoberfest Celebration

Oct. 16 at the Logan Hill Grange Hall, 105 Hewitt Road, Chehalis; 1 p.m.

In celebration of the Logan Hill Grange’s thousandth meeting, bratwurst and sauerkraut, baked beans, soft pretzels, apple strudel and cider will be served. Live music will be played by the Dills Family Band.

Attendance costs $10 per adult, kids under 12 are free.


Learn to Draw

Oct. 19 at Packwood Brewing Co., 12298 U.S. Highway 12, Packwood; 6 to 8 p.m.

Learn the classical drawing skills of master artists in a fun and relaxed setting every Tuesday for $15 a session, starting Oct. 19. Materials will be provided during class. The Packwood Brewing Co.’s number is 360-496-0845.


Movie in the Park — Hocus Pocus

Oct. 19 at the Legion lawn, Mineral; 7 p.m.

All ages welcome. Attendees should bring their own lawn chairs and snacks.


Lewis County Genealogical Society Presentation

Oct. 21 on Zoom; 6 to 7 p.m.

All are invited to a free presentation on The Witches of Salem by the Lewis County Genealogical Society. For information and to request Zoom link email info@walcgs.org by Monday before the meeting.


Ryderwood’s Fall Arts and Crafts Fair

Oct. 22 and 23, at Community Hall, Ryderwood 305 Morse St.; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Up to 30 vendors will participate in this annual arts and crafts fair. Email RyderwoodEvents@yahoo.com for a vendor application. Call Jan at 360-295-0597 for more information.


Fern Hill   Bluegrass Band

Oct. 23 at Roxy Theater, 233 W. Main Ave., Morton; 7 p.m.

Tickets are $15 at the door or online mortonroxy.org.


Trick or Treat                              Transit

Oct. 30 at the Fairway Shopping Center, 1600 S Gold St., Centralia; 3 to 5:30 p.m.

This free family-friendly Chamber of Commerce event starts at the Fairway Shopping Center, transports trick or treaters to the Lewis County Historical Museum, and then shuttles them back to the center.