WEEKEND PREVIEW is your weekly guide to events in Thurston County. This week, Olympia brings stunning musical performances, laugh-out-loud improv shows and a hearty dose of storytelling to keep you entertained each night. Get ready for another week of pure entertainment!


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Follow the links below for more information on each event.




Step back in time and enjoy the classic doo-wop sounds of Under the Streetlamp at The Washington Center.

Fall in love with the classical chamber music of Emerald City Music’s Without Words at St. Michael’s Westside Church.

Books and Words

Amy Shephard of StoryOly

Channel your favorite poets of the past at Olympia Poetry Network’s Dead Poets 2017 at Traditions Café and World Folk Art.

Lose yourself in the true stories of Olympia’s favorite storytelling slam, StoryOly, at Rhythm & Rye. This month’s theme is “Freaky.”

Other Events

Let loose at the improv-comedy sketch show and fundraiser An Evening of Alternative Facts with Scatterbrains and Lady Town at The Washington Center Black Box.



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

Beware the omnipresent eye of Big Brother at TAO’s 1984 at The Midnight Sun Performance Space.


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