August 2014

1Friday

Tumwater Falls Riverwalk Tour

2014-07-09 to 2014-09-24

10:30 am to 11:30 am More Info

Location: Tumwater Falls Park

Cost: Free

A free guided one-hour walking tour along the Deschutes River in Tumwater Falls Park will bring life to Tumwater's pioneer era. The walking tour is approximately one-half mile. It follows gently sloping paths along the river, crosses bridges and descends stairs to the lower Tumwater Falls.

Wednesdays and Fridays - July through September
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Thurston County Fair

2014-07-30 to 2014-08-03

More Info

Each day during Fair Week features a variety of activities including musical entertainment, home arts demonstrations, 4-H and FFA events, rides for kids of all ages, and the always Fabulous Fair Food.

Admission hours are from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday.

Savor South Sound Beer, Wine, and Cider Tasting

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm More Info

Location: 3054 Carpenter Road Lacey, WA 98503

Cost: 10.00 (in addition to cost of Fair entry)

Savor the best flavors that Cascadia brewers, ciderists, and vintners have to offer at the second annual Savor South Sound at the Thurston County Fair. Try samples from Whitewood Cider, Fish Tale Ales, 10 Barrel Brewhouse, Stottle Winery, and many more. This year Savor is also featuring shellfish prepared by the Nisqually Indian Tribe and farm-to-table tastings by Friends of the Market.

2Saturday

Tenino Farmer’s Market

2014-06-07 to 2014-09-27

11:00 am to 3:00 pm More Info

Lacey in Tune Saturday Concert Series

2014-07-12 to 2014-08-09

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm More Info

Location: Huntamer Park

Cost: Free

Concerts include a number of local groups as well as regional acts.  You'll hear a different sound each week as we mix-it-up with a variety of high-energy music styles.

Saturdays at 7:00 p.m.

July 12 LuLu LaFever & the Hot Tamales — Sizzling Swing, Jazz, & Blues
July 19 Olympia Jazz Senators — Classic Big-Band Jazz
July 26 David Correa & Cascada — Latin Guitar World Music
August 2  Terry Holder — Honest, Edgy, Original Heartfelt Songs
August 9  Global Heat — Hip Hop Soul with Break Dancing & World Beat

Lacey Outdoor Entertainment Series

2014-07-12 to 2014-08-09

8:30 pm to 9:30 pm More Info

Location: Huntamer Park

Cost: Free

Spread out on the lawn and enjoy a great movie under the stars!  Come early to enjoy a great concert at 7:00 p.m.  Movies start at dusk.  Bring your own snacks or purchase from our concessionaire.

Saturdays at Dusk
July 12 Disney's CARS (G)

July 19 Double Feature Night: Mary Poppins (G) & Saving Mr. Banks (PG13)

July 26  Elf (G)

August 2  Lego Movie (PG)

August 9  Double Feature Night: Despicable Me 1 (PG) & Despicable Me 2 (PG)

Thurston County Fair

2014-07-30 to 2014-08-03

More Info

Each day during Fair Week features a variety of activities including musical entertainment, home arts demonstrations, 4-H and FFA events, rides for kids of all ages, and the always Fabulous Fair Food.

Admission hours are from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday.

Wolf Haven’s A Midsummers Night Dream 2014

2014-08-01 to 2014-08-31

More Info

Cost: $75/$65

In 2013, Wolf Haven International launched a new summer event called A Midsummer's Night. This special evening (which replaces Howl-Ins) offers 25 guests an exclusive* opportunity to engage in a much deeper way with our organization and support our mission. Included will be:

  • dinner
  • an enrichment tour in the sanctuary with animal care staff
  • a prairie walk s’mores around the campfire
  • overnight camping
  • a continental breakfast
  • morning sanctuary visit.

This event reflects the heart of what it means to be a sanctuary.

Olympia Brewfest

1:00 pm to 8:30 pm More Info

Location: Percival Landing

Cost: $25 in advance; $30 at the door

The third annual Olympia Brew Fest! It benefits the Thurston County Chamber Foundation Small Business Incubator. You can help out your community by enjoying beers from 30+ hand-picked, northwest breweries. Come and celebrate Olympia’s fine brewing heritage!

Olympia Brewfest

1:00 pm to 8:30 pm More Info

Location: Port Plaza

Cost: $25 in advance, $30 at the door

The third annual Olympia Brew Fest! It benefits the Thurston County Chamber Foundation Small Business Development (Incubator) Program and will commence August 2, 2014 at Olympia's Port Plaza. You can help out your community (maybe even your country) by enjoying over 60 different beers from 30+ hand-picked, northwest breweries. Come and celebrate Olympia's fine brewing heritage!

The Farm Market and Cannabis Connection

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Location: 6501 Delphi Rd SW, Olympia

Cost: FREE

Fun, live music, cannabis information sharing, glass blowing, adult pavilion, 420 smoking lounge. Vendors include crafts, commercial and medical collectives, Sunshine Grill next to AFABWorld Charity beer garden. Saturdays starting Aug 2nd, at 6501 Delphi Rd SW, Olympia, free and open to the public. All proceeds go to AFABWorld Charity's Project EcoVillage.
Freebie for first 500 visitors

3Sunday

Yelm Farmer’s Market

2014-05-11 to 2014-10-26

10:00 am to 2:00 pm More Info

Summer Fit Fun, Barre Fitness Extravaganza

2014-07-13 to 2014-10-05

2:30 pm to 3:30 pm More Info

Location: Percival Landing

Cost: $15-$40

Toma Barre presents Summer Fit Fun, Barre Fitness Extravaganza

Join us every Sunday, at Olympia's most iconic park, Percival Landing.

Get Outside, create memories with friends and family, or meet new people who share your same love for fitness.

Toma Barre welcomes All Ages and Levels.

Every Sunday @ 2:30pm, starting June 13th - October 5th 2014


Please visit our website www.tomabarre.com and never hesitate to give us a call 8002664432

Thurston County Fair

2014-07-30 to 2014-08-03

More Info

Each day during Fair Week features a variety of activities including musical entertainment, home arts demonstrations, 4-H and FFA events, rides for kids of all ages, and the always Fabulous Fair Food.

Admission hours are from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday.

4Monday

5Tuesday

Lacey Children’s Entertainment Series

2014-06-24 to 2014-08-05

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm More Info

Location: Huntamer Park

Cost: Free

This 7-week series for kids and families is offered Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. at Huntamer Park. Each week features unique entertainment, from interactive storytelling to comedy for kids.

June 24  Rick Huddle — Arrr! Pirates Have Feelings Too

July 1 Alex Zerbe — Science of Physical Comedy

July 8  Michael 'Shoehorn' Conley — Vaudeville Phenomenon/World Beat Jazz

July 15 Jeff Evans — Science Magic

July 22  Mikey Mike Gervais — "The Rad Scientist" Chemistry in Nature Concert

July 29 Nancy Stewart — Music — Sing a Song of Science

August 5 Son of Reptile Man — Reptiles Up Close & Personal

6Wednesday

Lacey In Tune Concert Series

2014-06-25 to 2014-08-06

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm More Info

Location: Huntamer Park

Cost: Free

Concerts include a number of local groups as well as regional acts.  You'll hear a different sound each week as we mix-it-up with a variety of high-energy music styles.

Wednesdays at Noon

June 25 Tapwater — Americana World: Twang Pop Rock Roots 

July 2  HankaBillies — Musical Comedy, Patriotic Show

July 9  Full Metal Racket (133rd Army Band) — American Pop

July 16 Feelin' Groovy — Simon & Garfunkel Tribute 

July 23 Jaspar Lepak — Heartfelt Folk/Americana

July 30 Ko Ko Jo — Variety Rock & Country

August 6 Darren Motamedy — Smooth Jazz

Tumwater Falls Riverwalk Tour

2014-07-09 to 2014-09-24

10:30 am to 11:30 am More Info

Location: Tumwater Falls Park

Cost: Free

A free guided one-hour walking tour along the Deschutes River in Tumwater Falls Park will bring life to Tumwater's pioneer era. The walking tour is approximately one-half mile. It follows gently sloping paths along the river, crosses bridges and descends stairs to the lower Tumwater Falls.

Wednesdays and Fridays - July through September
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Downtown Olympia Music in the Park

2014-07-09 to 2014-08-27

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm More Info

Location: Sylvester Park (8/1 Port Plaza)

Cost: Free

JULY 9

133rd Army Band “Full Metal Racket”
(Rock/Country)


JULY 16

Ian McFeron Band
(Folk/Rock)


JULY 23

Kim Archer Band
(Heavy Soul/Blues)


JULY 30

Carrie Cunningham & the Six Shooters
(Country)


AUGUST 1

Blues Brothers Tribute
(Blues/Rock)

Port Plaza


AUGUST 6

The Brown Edition
(Jazz/Funk)

 

AUGUST 13

Tacoma Concert Band
(Symphonic)


AUGUST 20

Ko Ko Jo
(Variety Rock)


AUGUST 27

Olympia Jazz Senators
(Blues)

7Thursday

Lakefair Royalty Story Time and Meet and Greet

10:30 am to 11:30 am More Info

Location: Tumwater Library

Cost: FREE

Join this year's Olympia Lakefair Royalty Court at the library for a story time and meet & greet! Bring a camera for an opportunity to take photos with this year's queen and princesses, who are amazing local high school students. participating in the prestigious Capital Lakefair Royalty Scholarship Program. This event is part of Summer Reading, a Timberland Regional Library districtwide program.

Make Bath Fizzies with Deb Petersen

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm More Info

Location: Tumwater Library

Cost: FREE

Blending art and science, create a bath fizzie with soap maker Deb Petersen. Test your fizzie in your next bath. Teens welcome to attend with a parent or other adult. Please call or register in person at the library's information desk starting July 24.

Black Lillies Benefit Concert - August 7th at the Capitol Theater

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm More Info

Location: Capitol Theater in Olympia

Cost: Tickets are $15 in advance, and $20 at the door.

United Way is excited to announce that on Thursday, August 7th  the historic Capitol Theater in Olympia will host a benefit concert for United Way, featuring the Black Lillies.  All proceeds will support United Way of Thurston County’s work helping improve the lives of vulnerable children and families.

Tickets are $15 in advance, and $20 at the door. You can purchase tickets now at http://olympiafilmsociety.org/the-black-lillies-with-the-blackberry-bushes/ or at Rainy Day Records in downtown Olympia.

8Friday

Tumwater Falls Riverwalk Tour

2014-07-09 to 2014-09-24

10:30 am to 11:30 am More Info

Location: Tumwater Falls Park

Cost: Free

A free guided one-hour walking tour along the Deschutes River in Tumwater Falls Park will bring life to Tumwater's pioneer era. The walking tour is approximately one-half mile. It follows gently sloping paths along the river, crosses bridges and descends stairs to the lower Tumwater Falls.

Wednesdays and Fridays - July through September
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

9Saturday

Tenino Farmer’s Market

2014-06-07 to 2014-09-27

11:00 am to 3:00 pm More Info

Lacey in Tune Saturday Concert Series

2014-07-12 to 2014-08-09

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm More Info

Location: Huntamer Park

Cost: Free

Concerts include a number of local groups as well as regional acts.  You'll hear a different sound each week as we mix-it-up with a variety of high-energy music styles.

Saturdays at 7:00 p.m.

July 12 LuLu LaFever & the Hot Tamales — Sizzling Swing, Jazz, & Blues
July 19 Olympia Jazz Senators — Classic Big-Band Jazz
July 26 David Correa & Cascada — Latin Guitar World Music
August 2  Terry Holder — Honest, Edgy, Original Heartfelt Songs
August 9  Global Heat — Hip Hop Soul with Break Dancing & World Beat

Lacey Outdoor Entertainment Series

2014-07-12 to 2014-08-09

8:30 pm to 9:30 pm More Info

Location: Huntamer Park

Cost: Free

Spread out on the lawn and enjoy a great movie under the stars!  Come early to enjoy a great concert at 7:00 p.m.  Movies start at dusk.  Bring your own snacks or purchase from our concessionaire.

Saturdays at Dusk
July 12 Disney's CARS (G)

July 19 Double Feature Night: Mary Poppins (G) & Saving Mr. Banks (PG13)

July 26  Elf (G)

August 2  Lego Movie (PG)

August 9  Double Feature Night: Despicable Me 1 (PG) & Despicable Me 2 (PG)

Wolf Haven’s A Midsummers Night Dream 2014

2014-08-01 to 2014-08-31

More Info

Cost: $75/$65

In 2013, Wolf Haven International launched a new summer event called A Midsummer's Night. This special evening (which replaces Howl-Ins) offers 25 guests an exclusive* opportunity to engage in a much deeper way with our organization and support our mission. Included will be:

  • dinner
  • an enrichment tour in the sanctuary with animal care staff
  • a prairie walk s’mores around the campfire
  • overnight camping
  • a continental breakfast
  • morning sanctuary visit.

This event reflects the heart of what it means to be a sanctuary.

Fire Pit Night at Northwest Mountain Winery

More Info

Location: Northwest Mountain Winery

Cost: $5 tasting fee wavied with bottle purchase

Fire Pit Nights for the summer of 2014 are July 12th, Aug 9th and Sept. 13th. We will be staying open until 9pm for a fun evening. You can taste wine, enjoy a glass or share a bottle with friends. Either way you will enjoy a relaxing eveing and make new friends around the fire pit. Smore's material provided. $5 tasting fee waived with bottle purchase.

Lacey Community Market: Family Fun Day

10:00 am to 4:00 pm More Info

Location: Huntamer Park

Cost: Free

We are kicking off the 2014 Lacey Community Market season. This year, we are happy to announce the three market themes as 'Yard & Garden Day,' 'Family Fun Day,' and 'Pet Day.'

The Lacey Community Market is an eclectic market held in Lacey's Huntamer Park, 618 Woodland Square Loop SE in Lacey. It is held the second Saturday of July through September, with market dates this year of July 12, August 9, and September 13. The market offers both traditional and non-traditional market items including seasonal produce and fresh-cut flowers, breads, honey, and locally harvested food. Crafts, hand-made jewelry, furniture, antiques, collectibles, bakery treats, and many other delicious snacks are also available.

We are currently seeking vendors for market dates!

    Saturday, July 12: Yard & Garden Day (sign up soon!)
    Saturday, Aug. 9: Family Fun Day
    Saturday, Sept. 13: Pet Day

“Meet Us At the Beach” Beach Naturalist

10:00 am to 1:00 pm More Info

Location: Burfoot Park

Cost: Free

South Sound Estuary Association's Beach Naturalists provide an opportunity for visitors to public beaches during summer weekend low-tides to better understand Puget Sound, a large estuary (place where fresh and salt water meet). Beach visitors learn about the amazing diversity of creatures who live in the intertidal zone and how everyday choices can have a positive impact on our water quality.

Stories in the Park, Stories in the Dark

7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Location: At Priest Point Park amphitheater near Shelter #3.

Cost: Donations accepted.

Presented by South Sound Story Guild. Family stories begin at 7:00; spookier stories at 8:00. At Priest Point Park amphitheater near Shelter #3. Bring a blanket or chair, flashlight, and bug spray. Have a picnic while listening to stories for all -- young and old.

10Sunday

Yelm Farmer’s Market

2014-05-11 to 2014-10-26

10:00 am to 2:00 pm More Info

Summer Fit Fun, Barre Fitness Extravaganza

2014-07-13 to 2014-10-05

2:30 pm to 3:30 pm More Info

Location: Percival Landing

Cost: $15-$40

Toma Barre presents Summer Fit Fun, Barre Fitness Extravaganza

Join us every Sunday, at Olympia's most iconic park, Percival Landing.

Get Outside, create memories with friends and family, or meet new people who share your same love for fitness.

Toma Barre welcomes All Ages and Levels.

Every Sunday @ 2:30pm, starting June 13th - October 5th 2014


Please visit our website www.tomabarre.com and never hesitate to give us a call 8002664432

“Meet Us At the Beach” Beach Naturalist

11:00 am to 2:00 pm More Info

Location: Burfoot Park & Tolmie Park

Cost: Free

South Sound Estuary Association's Beach Naturalists provide an opportunity for visitors to public beaches during summer weekend low-tides to better understand Puget Sound, a large estuary (place where fresh and salt water meet). Beach visitors learn about the amazing diversity of creatures who live in the intertidal zone and how everyday choices can have a positive impact on our water quality.

11Monday

12Tuesday

13Wednesday

Tumwater Falls Riverwalk Tour

2014-07-09 to 2014-09-24

10:30 am to 11:30 am More Info

Location: Tumwater Falls Park

Cost: Free

A free guided one-hour walking tour along the Deschutes River in Tumwater Falls Park will bring life to Tumwater's pioneer era. The walking tour is approximately one-half mile. It follows gently sloping paths along the river, crosses bridges and descends stairs to the lower Tumwater Falls.

Wednesdays and Fridays - July through September
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Downtown Olympia Music in the Park

2014-07-09 to 2014-08-27

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm More Info

Location: Sylvester Park (8/1 Port Plaza)

Cost: Free

JULY 9

133rd Army Band “Full Metal Racket”
(Rock/Country)


JULY 16

Ian McFeron Band
(Folk/Rock)


JULY 23

Kim Archer Band
(Heavy Soul/Blues)


JULY 30

Carrie Cunningham & the Six Shooters
(Country)


AUGUST 1

Blues Brothers Tribute
(Blues/Rock)

Port Plaza


AUGUST 6

The Brown Edition
(Jazz/Funk)

 

AUGUST 13

Tacoma Concert Band
(Symphonic)


AUGUST 20

Ko Ko Jo
(Variety Rock)


AUGUST 27

Olympia Jazz Senators
(Blues)

14Thursday

15Friday

Tumwater Falls Riverwalk Tour

2014-07-09 to 2014-09-24

10:30 am to 11:30 am More Info

Location: Tumwater Falls Park

Cost: Free

A free guided one-hour walking tour along the Deschutes River in Tumwater Falls Park will bring life to Tumwater's pioneer era. The walking tour is approximately one-half mile. It follows gently sloping paths along the river, crosses bridges and descends stairs to the lower Tumwater Falls.

Wednesdays and Fridays - July through September
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

16Saturday

Tenino Farmer’s Market

2014-06-07 to 2014-09-27

11:00 am to 3:00 pm More Info

Wolf Haven’s A Midsummers Night Dream 2014

2014-08-01 to 2014-08-31

More Info

Cost: $75/$65

In 2013, Wolf Haven International launched a new summer event called A Midsummer's Night. This special evening (which replaces Howl-Ins) offers 25 guests an exclusive* opportunity to engage in a much deeper way with our organization and support our mission. Included will be:

  • dinner
  • an enrichment tour in the sanctuary with animal care staff
  • a prairie walk s’mores around the campfire
  • overnight camping
  • a continental breakfast
  • morning sanctuary visit.

This event reflects the heart of what it means to be a sanctuary.

Thunder Rumble on August 16 -  5K/10K fun run

8:30 am to 11:30 am More Info

Location: Intersection of 78th and Center St. • 7725 Center St SW Tumwater, WA 98501

Cost: $20 to $35 - depending on age group and distance.

If you're looking for an opportunity to support the troops, please consider coming to the Thunder Rumble 5K/10K fun run on Saturday, August 16, 2014. The run benefits soldiers and families of the 17th Field Artillery. Both runners and spectators are welcome at the event. The race begins at 8:30 a.m. near the corner of 78th Avenue SW and Center Street SW in Tumwater (near the Olympia Airport). At least one battalion of soldiers will run the 5K and sing cadences along the Tumwater route. A live video feed at the event will connect soldiers deployed overseas running with the Tumwater troops. Plan to run along or stand and cheer. Don't miss this powerful experience.

Celebrate the grand reopening of the South Sound Estuarium

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm More Info

Location: 309 State Ave. NE, Olympia, WA

Cost: FREE

Celebrate the grand reopening of the South Sound Estuarium at 309 State Ave on August 16 from 2-5 pm, with live music, family activities, a raffle, and free admission all day to Olympia’s Puget Sound Marine Discovery Center, the South Sound Estuarium. Bring the whole family and welcome the Estuarium to downtown Olympia. Find out more online or on Facebook (South Sound Estuary Association.)

3rd Annual South Sound Salmon Derby

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm More Info

Location: Marine Area 13 & 11

Cost: $25.00

Prize money for the top three Fish 1st- $1,000 2nd- $750 3rd- $500 and there are also prizes for 4th-10th place. Must be present to win prizes.

Age 14 & Under Free Kid's Derby - Top prize $100!

Chance to win a Boat/Motor/Trailer package with ticket purchase.

BBQ & Awards Ceremony at Swantown Marina - 1022 Marine Drive Olympia, WA 98501

17Sunday

Yelm Farmer’s Market

2014-05-11 to 2014-10-26

10:00 am to 2:00 pm More Info

Summer Fit Fun, Barre Fitness Extravaganza

2014-07-13 to 2014-10-05

2:30 pm to 3:30 pm More Info

Location: Percival Landing

Cost: $15-$40

Toma Barre presents Summer Fit Fun, Barre Fitness Extravaganza

Join us every Sunday, at Olympia's most iconic park, Percival Landing.

Get Outside, create memories with friends and family, or meet new people who share your same love for fitness.

Toma Barre welcomes All Ages and Levels.

Every Sunday @ 2:30pm, starting June 13th - October 5th 2014


Please visit our website www.tomabarre.com and never hesitate to give us a call 8002664432

King Of The Hills: Urban Hill Challenge

9:00 am to 12:00 pm More Info

Location: 2256 Mottman Road SW, Olympia, WA 98512

Cost: $30 + $10 donation in school supplies or cash

9 of the toughest hills in the downtown Olympia area, a beer garden, and a good cause. What more could you ask for? A souvenir T-Shirt? You got it!

We pick the 9 hills. You pick the route. Your heart rate picks up...way up! You can ride as a racer or a rider, and become a King Of The Hills. Plus, you'll help provide back-to-school supplies for low income kiddies in the Thurston County area.

18Monday

19Tuesday

20Wednesday

Tumwater Falls Riverwalk Tour

2014-07-09 to 2014-09-24

10:30 am to 11:30 am More Info

Location: Tumwater Falls Park

Cost: Free

A free guided one-hour walking tour along the Deschutes River in Tumwater Falls Park will bring life to Tumwater's pioneer era. The walking tour is approximately one-half mile. It follows gently sloping paths along the river, crosses bridges and descends stairs to the lower Tumwater Falls.

Wednesdays and Fridays - July through September
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Downtown Olympia Music in the Park

2014-07-09 to 2014-08-27

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm More Info

Location: Sylvester Park (8/1 Port Plaza)

Cost: Free

JULY 9

133rd Army Band “Full Metal Racket”
(Rock/Country)


JULY 16

Ian McFeron Band
(Folk/Rock)


JULY 23

Kim Archer Band
(Heavy Soul/Blues)


JULY 30

Carrie Cunningham & the Six Shooters
(Country)


AUGUST 1

Blues Brothers Tribute
(Blues/Rock)

Port Plaza


AUGUST 6

The Brown Edition
(Jazz/Funk)

 

AUGUST 13

Tacoma Concert Band
(Symphonic)


AUGUST 20

Ko Ko Jo
(Variety Rock)


AUGUST 27

Olympia Jazz Senators
(Blues)

21Thursday

Corks & Forks

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm More Info

Location: Olympia Red Lion - 2300 Evergreen Park Drive SW, Olympia

Cost: $18.00

Good friends never let you wine alone.

And we are no exception! Red Lion Olympia invites you to Corks & Forks, our end of summer wine + food celebration!

Enjoy extensive wine selections, Cuban inspired food, music and dancing.

For more information contact us at
Facebook.com/redlionolympia | olympiasales@redlion.com |
Tickets can be purchased at
olycorksandforks.eventbrite.com

22Friday

Tumwater Falls Riverwalk Tour

2014-07-09 to 2014-09-24

10:30 am to 11:30 am More Info

Location: Tumwater Falls Park

Cost: Free

A free guided one-hour walking tour along the Deschutes River in Tumwater Falls Park will bring life to Tumwater's pioneer era. The walking tour is approximately one-half mile. It follows gently sloping paths along the river, crosses bridges and descends stairs to the lower Tumwater Falls.

Wednesdays and Fridays - July through September
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Sand in the City 2014

2014-08-22 to 2014-08-24

More Info

Location: Hands On Children's Museum

The South Sound’s largest family sand festival, Sand in the City® is slated for Aug. 22-24 at the NEW Hands On Children’s Museum on Olympia’s East Bay Waterfront. This much-loved free event will feature expanded activities, longer hours, free parking shuttles and the opportunity to visit the inside of the New Museum for a special discounted rate.
Sand in the City® kicks-off Friday, Aug. 22, from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. with public viewing of the Team Sand Sculpting competition where 275-plus team members, representing numerous corporate and community teams, stomp, soak and sculpt in a timed competition to earn the coveted Golden Shovel Award.

23Saturday

Tenino Farmer’s Market

2014-06-07 to 2014-09-27

11:00 am to 3:00 pm More Info

Wolf Haven’s A Midsummers Night Dream 2014

2014-08-01 to 2014-08-31

More Info

Cost: $75/$65

In 2013, Wolf Haven International launched a new summer event called A Midsummer's Night. This special evening (which replaces Howl-Ins) offers 25 guests an exclusive* opportunity to engage in a much deeper way with our organization and support our mission. Included will be:

  • dinner
  • an enrichment tour in the sanctuary with animal care staff
  • a prairie walk s’mores around the campfire
  • overnight camping
  • a continental breakfast
  • morning sanctuary visit.

This event reflects the heart of what it means to be a sanctuary.

Sand in the City 2014

2014-08-22 to 2014-08-24

More Info

Location: Hands On Children's Museum

The South Sound’s largest family sand festival, Sand in the City® is slated for Aug. 22-24 at the NEW Hands On Children’s Museum on Olympia’s East Bay Waterfront. This much-loved free event will feature expanded activities, longer hours, free parking shuttles and the opportunity to visit the inside of the New Museum for a special discounted rate.
Sand in the City® kicks-off Friday, Aug. 22, from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. with public viewing of the Team Sand Sculpting competition where 275-plus team members, representing numerous corporate and community teams, stomp, soak and sculpt in a timed competition to earn the coveted Golden Shovel Award.

Run Like a Dog

9:00 am to 12:00 pm More Info

Location: South Bay Veterinary Hospital

Cost: $25/30

Run Like a Dog is a 5k run with all proceeds benefiting the Thurston County Humane Society. Serious competitors, casual participants and spectators are both encouraged to attend.

Competitors, participants and spectators are encouraged to bring their well behaved and physically fit dogs on a leash for either the race or just to visit the several sponsor booths and support this community event.

“Meet Us At the Beach” Beach Naturalist

10:00 am to 1:00 pm More Info

Location: Priest Point Park & Frye Cove Park

Cost: Free

South Sound Estuary Association's Beach Naturalists provide an opportunity for visitors to public beaches during summer weekend low-tides to better understand Puget Sound, a large estuary (place where fresh and salt water meet). Beach visitors learn about the amazing diversity of creatures who live in the intertidal zone and how everyday choices can have a positive impact on our water quality.

Tumwater Artesian Brewfest

1:00 pm to 8:00 pm More Info

Location: Tumwater Valley Golf Course Driving Range

Cost: $20 Pre-Sale/$25 at the Gate

August 23rd, 2014

Tumwater Valley Golf Course

1pm - 8pm

TASTE beers from over 30 PNW Breweries plus Tumwater's original Olympia Beer!
SIP wine from Thurston County Wineries!
WIN big in our Beer Stein Holding Contest and Hole in One Contest!
PLAY Super Sized Beer Pong, Cornhole, Volleyball and more!
LISTEN to local bands from 6pm-8pm!

24Sunday

Yelm Farmer’s Market

2014-05-11 to 2014-10-26

10:00 am to 2:00 pm More Info

Summer Fit Fun, Barre Fitness Extravaganza

2014-07-13 to 2014-10-05

2:30 pm to 3:30 pm More Info

Location: Percival Landing

Cost: $15-$40

Toma Barre presents Summer Fit Fun, Barre Fitness Extravaganza

Join us every Sunday, at Olympia's most iconic park, Percival Landing.

Get Outside, create memories with friends and family, or meet new people who share your same love for fitness.

Toma Barre welcomes All Ages and Levels.

Every Sunday @ 2:30pm, starting June 13th - October 5th 2014


Please visit our website www.tomabarre.com and never hesitate to give us a call 8002664432

Sand in the City 2014

2014-08-22 to 2014-08-24

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Location: Hands On Children's Museum

The South Sound’s largest family sand festival, Sand in the City® is slated for Aug. 22-24 at the NEW Hands On Children’s Museum on Olympia’s East Bay Waterfront. This much-loved free event will feature expanded activities, longer hours, free parking shuttles and the opportunity to visit the inside of the New Museum for a special discounted rate.
Sand in the City® kicks-off Friday, Aug. 22, from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. with public viewing of the Team Sand Sculpting competition where 275-plus team members, representing numerous corporate and community teams, stomp, soak and sculpt in a timed competition to earn the coveted Golden Shovel Award.

“Meet Us At the Beach” Beach Naturalist

11:00 am to 2:00 pm More Info

Location: Tolmie Park

Cost: Free

South Sound Estuary Association's Beach Naturalists provide an opportunity for visitors to public beaches during summer weekend low-tides to better understand Puget Sound, a large estuary (place where fresh and salt water meet). Beach visitors learn about the amazing diversity of creatures who live in the intertidal zone and how everyday choices can have a positive impact on our water quality.

25Monday

26Tuesday

Writing Workshop: Creating Original Worlds

5:30 pm to 7:00 pm More Info

Location: Tumwater Library

Cost: FREE

Are you a budding writer or a reader amazed at the creativity of the fantasy genre? Join local author Lindsay Schopfer as he guides you through creative world building methods, and shares a variety of techniques to make your worlds as original as possible.

27Wednesday

Tumwater Falls Riverwalk Tour

2014-07-09 to 2014-09-24

10:30 am to 11:30 am More Info

Location: Tumwater Falls Park

Cost: Free

A free guided one-hour walking tour along the Deschutes River in Tumwater Falls Park will bring life to Tumwater's pioneer era. The walking tour is approximately one-half mile. It follows gently sloping paths along the river, crosses bridges and descends stairs to the lower Tumwater Falls.

Wednesdays and Fridays - July through September
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Downtown Olympia Music in the Park

2014-07-09 to 2014-08-27

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm More Info

Location: Sylvester Park (8/1 Port Plaza)

Cost: Free

JULY 9

133rd Army Band “Full Metal Racket”
(Rock/Country)


JULY 16

Ian McFeron Band
(Folk/Rock)


JULY 23

Kim Archer Band
(Heavy Soul/Blues)


JULY 30

Carrie Cunningham & the Six Shooters
(Country)


AUGUST 1

Blues Brothers Tribute
(Blues/Rock)

Port Plaza


AUGUST 6

The Brown Edition
(Jazz/Funk)

 

AUGUST 13

Tacoma Concert Band
(Symphonic)


AUGUST 20

Ko Ko Jo
(Variety Rock)


AUGUST 27

Olympia Jazz Senators
(Blues)

28Thursday

29Friday

Tumwater Falls Riverwalk Tour

2014-07-09 to 2014-09-24

10:30 am to 11:30 am More Info

Location: Tumwater Falls Park

Cost: Free

A free guided one-hour walking tour along the Deschutes River in Tumwater Falls Park will bring life to Tumwater's pioneer era. The walking tour is approximately one-half mile. It follows gently sloping paths along the river, crosses bridges and descends stairs to the lower Tumwater Falls.

Wednesdays and Fridays - July through September
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Rainier Round Up Pickin Party

2014-08-29 to 2014-08-31

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The Rainier Roundup happens on the fourth weekend of August when Blue Grass Bands roll into Wilkowski Park and the city is abuzz with happenings. The 2013 Round Up will be held on August 23, 24 and 25th. It is never too early to mark your calendar to make sure you don't miss a great weekend right here in Rainier. Vendors are sponsored by the Rainier Historical Society and are here from Friday through Sunday. For a space you may make contact through this web site or pick up an application at the Historic School Library or Thrift Store or the Rainier City Hall.

 

The 29 thru 31 will be an informal weekend of Bluegrass pickin' and grinnin' @ the Wilkowski Park. A Friday night dinner is sponsored by the Rainier Lion's Club where a little pickin and grinnin' comes into play also. Square dance happens on Friday evening. Corn on the cob is served every evening at the park and the Senior Center Bake sale is found at the Blue Grass gate. Vendors Row opens on Friday morning and we are hoping to have a vendor or two just for you.

On Saturday: The Round Up Parade at 11 a.m. (Get applications for the parade at city hall or give contact information through this web site and the information will be passed along.) There are things to see and do: Vendors Row, the Bluegrass Shows, possible classic car show, and Saturdays Parade. Sunday brings the Gospel Jam and many of the vendors are on vendors row until mid afternoon.

Bodacious Babes “Horse Racing” Benefit Night

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm More Info

Location: Olympia Elks Lodge

Cost: $20

Come on out for a fast-paced, fun time. Cheer on your "horse" to the finish line, having a great time and winning cash prizes in the process. No actual horses will be used or harmed for this fun event! We will also have a silent auction and snack bar. Funds raised from this event will go to Susan G. Komen 3-day! $20 per person to play. Questions? Contact bodaciousbabes3dayseattle@gmail.com

30Saturday

Tenino Farmer’s Market

2014-06-07 to 2014-09-27

11:00 am to 3:00 pm More Info

Wolf Haven’s A Midsummers Night Dream 2014

2014-08-01 to 2014-08-31

More Info

Cost: $75/$65

In 2013, Wolf Haven International launched a new summer event called A Midsummer's Night. This special evening (which replaces Howl-Ins) offers 25 guests an exclusive* opportunity to engage in a much deeper way with our organization and support our mission. Included will be:

  • dinner
  • an enrichment tour in the sanctuary with animal care staff
  • a prairie walk s’mores around the campfire
  • overnight camping
  • a continental breakfast
  • morning sanctuary visit.

This event reflects the heart of what it means to be a sanctuary.

Rainier Round Up Pickin Party

2014-08-29 to 2014-08-31

More Info

The Rainier Roundup happens on the fourth weekend of August when Blue Grass Bands roll into Wilkowski Park and the city is abuzz with happenings. The 2013 Round Up will be held on August 23, 24 and 25th. It is never too early to mark your calendar to make sure you don't miss a great weekend right here in Rainier. Vendors are sponsored by the Rainier Historical Society and are here from Friday through Sunday. For a space you may make contact through this web site or pick up an application at the Historic School Library or Thrift Store or the Rainier City Hall.

 

The 29 thru 31 will be an informal weekend of Bluegrass pickin' and grinnin' @ the Wilkowski Park. A Friday night dinner is sponsored by the Rainier Lion's Club where a little pickin and grinnin' comes into play also. Square dance happens on Friday evening. Corn on the cob is served every evening at the park and the Senior Center Bake sale is found at the Blue Grass gate. Vendors Row opens on Friday morning and we are hoping to have a vendor or two just for you.

On Saturday: The Round Up Parade at 11 a.m. (Get applications for the parade at city hall or give contact information through this web site and the information will be passed along.) There are things to see and do: Vendors Row, the Bluegrass Shows, possible classic car show, and Saturdays Parade. Sunday brings the Gospel Jam and many of the vendors are on vendors row until mid afternoon.

31Sunday

Yelm Farmer’s Market

2014-05-11 to 2014-10-26

10:00 am to 2:00 pm More Info

Summer Fit Fun, Barre Fitness Extravaganza

2014-07-13 to 2014-10-05

2:30 pm to 3:30 pm More Info

Location: Percival Landing

Cost: $15-$40

Toma Barre presents Summer Fit Fun, Barre Fitness Extravaganza

Join us every Sunday, at Olympia's most iconic park, Percival Landing.

Get Outside, create memories with friends and family, or meet new people who share your same love for fitness.

Toma Barre welcomes All Ages and Levels.

Every Sunday @ 2:30pm, starting June 13th - October 5th 2014


Please visit our website www.tomabarre.com and never hesitate to give us a call 8002664432

Rainier Round Up Pickin Party

2014-08-29 to 2014-08-31

More Info

The Rainier Roundup happens on the fourth weekend of August when Blue Grass Bands roll into Wilkowski Park and the city is abuzz with happenings. The 2013 Round Up will be held on August 23, 24 and 25th. It is never too early to mark your calendar to make sure you don't miss a great weekend right here in Rainier. Vendors are sponsored by the Rainier Historical Society and are here from Friday through Sunday. For a space you may make contact through this web site or pick up an application at the Historic School Library or Thrift Store or the Rainier City Hall.

 

The 29 thru 31 will be an informal weekend of Bluegrass pickin' and grinnin' @ the Wilkowski Park. A Friday night dinner is sponsored by the Rainier Lion's Club where a little pickin and grinnin' comes into play also. Square dance happens on Friday evening. Corn on the cob is served every evening at the park and the Senior Center Bake sale is found at the Blue Grass gate. Vendors Row opens on Friday morning and we are hoping to have a vendor or two just for you.

On Saturday: The Round Up Parade at 11 a.m. (Get applications for the parade at city hall or give contact information through this web site and the information will be passed along.) There are things to see and do: Vendors Row, the Bluegrass Shows, possible classic car show, and Saturdays Parade. Sunday brings the Gospel Jam and many of the vendors are on vendors row until mid afternoon.

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