Garrison Keillor

WEEKEND PREVIEW is your weekly guide to events in Thurston County. This week, there are enough high-profile author talks and beautiful classical music performances to keep you bouncing between venues.  Grab your tickets quick, before the seats fill and the lights dim. 

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sponsored by Alan Fuller of Windermere Real Estate Olympia.

Follow the links below for more information on each event.




Masterworks Choral Ensemble

Enjoy string and choral masterpieces at the Masterworks Choral Ensemble spring concert, Outback Odyssey, at The Washington Center.


Delight in the experimental dance of RADCO and Company Y’s Out on a Limb at Olympia Family Theater.

Lose yourself in the cheeky fun of burlesque variety show Tassel Tuesday at Rhythm & Rye.

Books and Words

Get your fix of humor and storytelling at An Evening with Garrison Keillor at The Washington Center.

Step up to the (poetic) competition at Olympia Poetry Grand Slam at the Woman’s Club of Olympia.

Remind yourself of the beauty of nature at the Skai Arbor author talk TreeGirl: Intimate Encounters with Wild Nature at Last Word Books.

Rub elbows with the Evergreen State’s poet laureate Tod Marshall at the Washington 129 launch at the Washington State Capitol.




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

Watch speculative fiction come to life in TAO’s 1984 at The Midnight Sun Performance Space, now extended to April 15.

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


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