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Puget Sound Book Artists 13th Annual Members’ Exhibition: Time Travel: A Creative Journey Through Time

Collins Library University of Puget Sound 1500 N Warner St, Tacoma, WA 98416, Tacoma WA

Playful and profound, the Puget Sound Book Artists 13th Annual Members’ Exhibition on the theme of Time Travel will be exhibited at the Collins Memorial Library, University of Puget Sound, from June 4–August 1, 2024. It will also be shown at The Evergreen State College Library, in Olympia, from September 29–December 20, 2024. On display ...

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Fall Arts Walk Registration – Artists and Hosting Locations

Arts Walk Event Website The Creative District, Olympia, United States

Arts Walk invites artists and performers of all art forms and their host locations to register as participants for fall Arts Walk 2024, October 4 & 5. Arts Walk is a community-wide celebration of the arts that happens in partnership with local businesses and organizations. Participation is simple: between now and July 15 (although earlier ...

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Or So It Would Seam: A Giant Puppet Voyage Into the Hidden Universe

Decatur Woods Park 1015 Decatur Street SW, Olympia, WA, United States

String and Shadow Puppet Theater's 5th annual giant puppet show, Or So It Would Seam begins at the beginning of... everything. From ancient asteroids recounting the origins of the universe to a subway train traveling across dimensions. It is equal parts outer-space odyssey, whimsical fairy tale, and slap-stick clown show. A sci-fi folktale populated with succulent ...

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$20

Shakespeare’s Henry IV

Wonderwood Park 5304 32nd Ave SE, Lacey

Animal Fire presents a condensed version of Henry IV parts 1 & 2 in one evening. Come witness a nation in turmoil, the transformation of a young man into a king, and the frivolity of Shakespeare’s original rascal, Fallstaff. Bring blankets, enjoy a picnic, and don’t forget the bug spray! At a new location this ...

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Free

Walk In Watercolor: Let’s Play with Color Tuesday

Boom Studios 2120 State Ave, Olympia, WA, United States

Join us for a fun and relaxed watercolor class where vou'll explore new techniques and experiment with vibrant colors. Perfect for all levels - no prior experience needed! WHAT YOU'LL LEARN: Creative watercolor technique mixing and blending Layering balance between water and pigment

$10

Lacey in Tune

Huntamer Park 618 Woodland Square Loop SE, Lacey, WA, United States

Come experience the harmony of music and nature at Lacey in Tune. This FREE family-friendly musical series brings together talented artist of various performances. From interactive children’s songs, Classic rock hits, and Celtic Folk music to Reptile Presentations, Comedic Pirates, Amazing Magic and so much more! There’s something for everyone to enjoy. Pack a picnic, ...

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Free

Walk In Watercolor: Let’s Play with Color Wednesday

Boom Studios 2120 State Ave, Olympia, WA, United States

Join us for a fun and relaxed watercolor class where vou'll explore new techniques and experiment with vibrant colors. Perfect for all levels - no prior experience needed! WHAT YOU'LL LEARN: Creative watercolor technique mixing and blending Layering balance between water and pigment

$10

Play in the Parks

Gather the kids and join us Thursday afternoons for fun and laughter at different parks in Lacey for our Play in the Park series.  Come enjoy this wonderful opportunity to bond with family and friends with FREE entertainment and activities in July and August!

Free

Last of the Dragons

Centerstage Theatre 3200 SW Dash Point Rd, Federal Way, WA, United States

Last of the Dragons A TYA (Theatre for Young Audiences) Show Adapted by Kristin Walter Directed by Tori Dewar February 17 – 25, 2024 In the kingdom of Middlefield, there is a tradition. On a princess’ sixteenth birthday, she is tied to a rock, kidnapped by a dragon, rescued by a prince and lives happily ever after. ...

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$15

Last of the Dragons

Centerstage Theatre 3200 SW Dash Point Rd, Federal Way, WA, United States

Last of the Dragons A TYA (Theatre for Young Audiences) Show Adapted by Kristin Walter Directed by Tori Dewar February 17 – 25, 2024 In the kingdom of Middlefield, there is a tradition. On a princess’ sixteenth birthday, she is tied to a rock, kidnapped by a dragon, rescued by a prince and lives happily ever after. ...

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$15

Cabaret

Harlequin Productions 202 4th Ave E, Olympia, WA, United States

“Leave your troubles at the door…” In a time when the world is changing forever, there is one place where everyone can be free. Welcome to the Kit Kat Klub. One of the most famous American musicals of all time, Cabaret takes us to the seedy underground of 1929 Berlin during the twilight of the Jazz Age. ...

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$33 – $48

Teen/Adult Beginning Violin and Fiddle (City of Olympia Parks & Rec)

Squaxin Park 2600 E Bay Dr NE, Olympia, WA, United States

For info/registration: https://olyfiddle.com/teen-adult-group-classes/ Learning to play the violin can be a fun and rewarding experience for a person of any age! Come explore this beautiful instrument in a relaxed, supportive setting. This course is open to people with no prior experience. You'll learn the basics through exploring folk music or "fiddle." Tunes will be taught ...

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