Celebrate Mother’s Day and the first weekend in May at these events in Federal Way. Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 8.
Federal Way Farmers Market: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 7.
The Federal Way Farmers Market returns for its spring and summer season. Enjoy farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, bakery goods, flower bouquets, jewelry, arts and crafts, and more. Treat bags are offered for mothers. Opening day ceremonies begin at 10 a.m. Location: The Commons mall south parking lot along South 324th Street.
Federal Way Chorale 2022 Spring Concert: 4 p.m. Saturday, May 7.
The Federal Way Chorale is performing “Sound Springs Eternal” at the Federal Way Performing Arts & Event Center. The concert features Schubert Mass in G Major, along with other choral and popular favorites. Tickets available at fwpaec.org.
BonsaiFest: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 7-8
Delight in hundreds of beautiful bonsai tucked away in the woods at the Pacific Bonsai Museum. The BonsaiFest weekend features live bonsai demonstrations, docent-led tours of the collection, shopping, art stations, food trucks and more. Special exhibitions include “A Gallery of Trees: Living Art of Pacific Bonsai Museum” and a retrospective exhibition with bonsai created by local bonsai master/author and former Pacific Bonsai Museum Curator, David De Groot. Poet Alexandria Manolo is writing custom poems for Mom from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. A photobooth is available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday only. Free admission, donations suggested. Location: 2515 S. 336th Street.
Federal Way Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 7-8
Located next to the Pacific Bonsai Museum, the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden is home to the largest collection of rhododendron species in the world. The 22-acre woodland garden is in peak bloom for Mother’s Day weekend. Enjoy a wander through the garden and the Rutherford Conservatory, shop at the nursery and enjoy a meal from Stacks Burgers food truck. Admission is $8; credit card only at this time.
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