WEEKEND PREVIEW is your weekly guide to events in Thurston County. This week, Olympia’s musical season ramps up with show-stopping concerts all over town. And don’t forget the EGYHOP fundraiser this weekend, either, where you can enjoy everything the local arts scene has to offer while supporting a worthy cause.


Click here to listen to our podcast version of Weekend Preview, sponsored by Shur-Kleen Car Wash.

Follow the links below for more information on each event.




Emma's Revolution

Celebrate the legacy of Johann Sebastian Bach at Emerald City Music’s Back to Bach concert at The Washington Center.

Take a stand against injustice with Emma’s Revolution at the Revolution Now CD-release concert at Traditions Café and World Folk Art.

Books and Words

Kendra Tanacea

Join Alejandro de Acosta, Clare Lilliston and San Franciscan poet and attorney Kendra Tanacea for a night of poetry readings at Browsers Bookshop.

Other Events

Support the Emma Goldman Youth and Homeless Outreach Project while enjoying a night of live music, comedic performances and food and drink at A Night to Remember at 222 Market. The fundraiser is in support of EGYHOP, which assists the homeless in Olympia, and includes musical performances by Pearl Django, comedy from Sam Miller, a silent auction and food and drink crafted specifically for the event.



Solve the “whodunit” mystery at the original musical Fishnapped! at Olympia Family Theater.

Delight in the guilt-free pleasure of Nöel Coward’s classic rom-com Present Laughter at Harlequin Productions.

Visual Art

Contemplate the mysteries of the human experience at the Jeff Pasek: UnLands abstract-art exhibit at The Washington Center.



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