WEEKEND PREVIEW is your weekly guide to events in Thurston County. This week, there’s more than enough show-stopping theater and music to keep you out of the house and skipping from one venue to the next!

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Follow the links below for more information on each event.




Marek Chabrowski, ink drawing

Stand at the crossroads of hip-hop and classical music with Black Violin at The Washington Center.

Support local theater troupe Apple Tree Productions at the Caspar Babypants concert at Tumwater High School.

Embrace the timeless sounds of piano at SPSCC’s An Evening With Chopin at the Minnaert Center for the Arts.  


Mark Alford, Xander Layden and Morgan Picton in TAO's 1984

Immerse yourself in the dangerous possibilities of TAO’s 1984 at The Midnight Sun Performance Space.

Contemplate family relationships, loyalty and love while watching The Trip to Bountiful at Olympia Little Theatre.


Ebb and Flow

Lose yourself in the storytelling of Ebb and Flow, a film highlighting a family of immigrant oyster farmers in Washington, at the Minnaert Center for the Arts.

Books and Words

Terren Zander and Olympia Poetry Network

Embrace the power of poetry and spoken word at an Olympia Poetry Network reading at Saint Martin’s University.




Alice in Wonderland, illustration by Nikki McClure

Step into Alice’s eerie dreamworld while watching an original adaptation of Alice in Wonderland at Olympia Family Theater.

Delve into the chaos and complications of The Understudy at Harlequin Productions.


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