It’s Friday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend.
Enumclaw Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit and new bars, restaurants, and shops to explore.
- Where/When: Friday, May 4 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Enumclaw Music
- Why Go: Free live music and there's no cover charge to get in! Hear the Plateau Piano Trio featuring Sarah Vanvegten on the violin, Annette Kruzic on the cello and Barb Shane on the piano perform an assortment of pieces ranging from classical to pop to Broadway. Punch and cookies served at the break. (This is Shane's first performance )
- Pricing: Free
- Where/When: Saturday, May 5 beginning at 9 a.m. at Pete's Pool, Enumclaw Middle School and Enumclaw High School
- Why Go: The game of lacrosse is growing in popularity and nowhere is that clearer than with the local Lake Tapps Lacross Club that draws players from various area school districts including Enumclaw. All 15 teams that make up the club will have matches this day while spectators get to enjoy and learn more about the sport in addition to a host of other festivities. The day culminates in two varsity games played at Enumclaw's new stadium at Pete's Pool.
- Pricing: Free
- Where/When: Saturday, May 5 at 9 a.m. at the Black Diamond Community Center (31605 3rd Ave, Black Diamond, WA)
- Why Go: Friends of the Black Diamond Library will be selling native plants, garden books and ever useful garden tools and accessories at the 46th annual event. Proceeds go to support the library's children and youth programs.
- Pricing: Free
- Where/When: Sunday, May 6 at 8 a.m. beginning at the Enumclaw Expo Center
- Why Go: For riders, the gateway to Mount Rainier National Park serves as the host for this popular season opening event. The long course goes 5.1 miles using the local roads. Once on your bike, you will ride on rural roads through farm lands (watch for Mount Rainier) riding up Mud Mountain Dam Hill and come to a screaming decent down Highway 410 taking a hard left to the Expo Center and you get to do this 14.4 mile loop one more time. The final run is again on local roads, actually taking you to the base of Mount Peak completing 3.8 miles. For spectators, it's fun to watch the cyclists go whizzing by and it's free!
- Pricing: At this point, registration fees range from $70 to $110 depending on the course option and number of people involved. Online registration closes at midnight on May 5 and prices go up by an average of $5 after that. (Go to event site for more information)
- Where/When: Saturday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6 at the Northwest African American Museum, the Seattle Art Museum and the Tacoma Art Museum
- Why Go: Bank of America created Museums on Us to provide a free cultural benefit to their customers through its partnership with these institutions. Photo ID and a valid Bank of America/Merrill Lynch credit or debit card must be presented. One free general admission limited to cardholder at participating institution, excluding fundraising events, special exhibitions and ticketed shows the first full weekend (Saturday and Sunday) of each month. Not to be combined with other offers.
- Pricing: Free for cardholders, per conditions indicated above
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