The Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics will be Thursday May 30th at 8:30am. Registration starts at 7am at Borst Park Kitchen #2. The Torch Run fee of $20 is a contribution to Special Olympics of Washington. The run ends with a lunch at Borst Park. Info 360-669-9867.
The White Pass Scenic Byway is offering FREE hospitality training workshops for managers, owners and front line staff in the tourism industry. The workshops take place at the Packwood Community Building on Thursday June 6th at 10am and 1pm. Info 360-508-1774.
The United Way's premier fundraising event and top culinary event of the year - Chef's Night Out will be Saturday, June 15th at 6:00 p.m. at the Jester Auto Museum and Event Center. Now in its 11th year, Chef's Night Out lets you experience the unparalleled talent of local chefs in Lewis County, all while supporting United Way's mission of lifting 30% of families out of poverty by 2030. More information at 360-748-8100 - www.lewiscountyuw.com/chefs-night-out.
The 40th Annual Swede Day Celebration will be Friday June 14th and Saturday June 15th in Rochester. The coronation of the Swede Day Queen will be Friday at 6pm at Swede Hall. Saturday's festivities start with a Pancake Breakfast at 7am hosted by the American Legion. The Swede Day Parade starts at 11am. There are lots activities including free games for the kids. Don't forget the traditional Swedish lunch with meatballs, potatoes, coleslaw and shortbread. Lots of live music at Swede Hall. Info 360-273-7974.
The Winlock Egg Days Festival for 2019 will be Friday June 14th through Sunday June 16th in downtown Winlock. This years festival features two stages of live entertainment, the Egg Days Parade, a car show, a street dance and LOTS of delicious FREE egg salad sandwiches. Great food booths and displays. Info 360-785-0210.
The Lewis County Community Trails Association is welcoming cyclists of all ages and abilities to the 4th Annual "Ride The Willapa" Bicycle Ride, Saturday and Sunday June 22nd-23rd. The ride this year will feature 62 rideable miles and will begin and end at the Veterans Memorial Museum in Chehalis. Info 360-523-3582.
The Historic Borst Home Museum on Pioneer Way in Centralia will host a Pioneer Independence Day Celebration ... mid-19th century style! Join them on July 4th 10am-2pm. Admission is by donation. More information 360-264-2923.