Weekend Preview: Feb. 17, 2017

WEEKEND PREVIEW is your weekly guide to events in Thurston County. This week, Olympia plays host to can’t-miss author readings, storytelling events and of course, the magic of The Oly Old Time Festival. There’s also a bit of cheeky fun to be found in new plays and burlesque performances hitting the stage this week, so just sit back and enjoy the show!

Click here to listen to our podcast version of Weekend Preview, sponsored by Alan Fuller of Windermere Real Estate Olympia.

Follow the links below for more information on each event.




Get your heart pumping with the Celtic and American roots music of The Irish Rovers and We Banjo 3 at The Washington Center.

Surround yourself in the wonders of old-time music and dance at The Oly Old Time Festival at South Bay Grange.


Dana Winter, Lanita Grice, Heather Christopher, Kate Ayers and Jesse Morrow in Playhouse Creatures

Feel the power of the feminine at Playhouse Creatures at The Midnight Sun Performance Space.

Visual Arts 

Appreciate stunning photography of Native American tribes of the United States  at Project 562 at The Gallery at Kenneth J Minnaert Center for the Arts.


The ladies of TUSH! Burlesque

Delight in the grand flirtations of Sealed With a Kiss, presented by Tush! Burlesque at The Washington Center.

Books and Words

Learn about American history and culture with New York Times-bestselling author Sarah Vowell at The Washington Center.

Lose yourself in the amazing storytelling of StoryOly at Rhythm and Rye. This month’s theme is “Freedom.”




Watch political intrigue and passion unfold at Or, at Olympia Little Theatre.


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