WEEKEND PREVIEW is your weekly guide to events in Thurston County. This week, there are plenty of multicultural events around town to help you step out of your comfort zone, plus hard-hitting theater performances by some of Olympia’s best acting troupes. This week’s shows promise to be unforgettable!

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Follow the links below for more information on each event.



Treat yourself to a choral performance by Eric Banks of The Esoterics at Intimas: Cultivating intimacy at St. John’s Episcopal Church.


Get a sneak peak at Harlequin Productions’s upcoming theatrical performances while enjoying dinner and drinks at Eclectica!


Celebrate Rock Candy Burlesque’s birthday at The Icing on the Cake: Five Years of Foolin’ Around at Rhythm & Rye.

Books and Words

Look at the world from a different perspective with Native American storyteller and artist Dayton Edmonds at Traditions Café and World Folk Art.

Other Events

Embrace the aloha spirit at Lu’au 2017, a traditional Hawaiian celebration with food, dance and entertainment at Saint Martin’s University.



Thomas Lockhart, Deya Ozburn, Jeff Hirschberg and Anita Pirkle in The Trip to Bountiful

Watch speculative fiction come to life in TAO’s 1984 at The Midnight Sun Performance Space.

Follow Alice down the rabbit hole in an original adaptation of Alice in Wonderland at Olympia Family Theater.

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

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