Welcome to our free community calendar! The events below have been submitted by organizations and community members. Events are not sponsored or endorsed by OLY ARTS.

Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

Harlequin Productions 202 4th Ave E, Olympia, WA

Directed by Corey McDaniel. Starring Russell Matthews as Sherlock Holmes and Nick Hall as Doctor Watson, with John Serembe, Eleise Moore and Xander Layden. Get your deerstalker cap on — the play’s afoot! Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery transforms Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic “The Hound of the Baskervilles” into […]

$28 – $43

Stories of Food, Food as Story

Stories of food, food as story is a 4-session project-based workshop to explore our history and cultural heritage through food traditions. Local teaching artists will guide participants through the process of: Identifying a food tradition through which they can learn about their history or culture Conducting an oral history interview(s) to […]

$5 – $500

Free Range Drag (& Variety) Show

cryptatropa bar 421 4th Ave E, Olympia, WA, WA

Come and feel the love with our Chickens and Special Guests at A Free Range Drag (& Variety) Show! Friday, February 10th 2023 Doors at 730 PM Show starts at 8 PM $13 at the door Cast: Carrie Morningwood Mx. Latina K. Turner D'Ho Candace Lexia Ali Doom Crystyl Jewyl […]


Take the Chocolates and Leave: an Anit-Valentine’s Book Launch

Browsers Bookshop 107 Capitol Way N, Olympia

Tell Valentine’s Day to get bent on February 14th, 2023, with the book launch of Olympian author Alissa Tu’s debut experimental memoir “Confessions of a Modern Day Kumiho.” The party begins at 6:00pm at Browsers Books located at 107 Capitol Way N, Olympia. There will be chocolates to take, but […]


Comedy Underground

Washington Center Black Box 512 Washington Street SE, Olympia

Comedy Underground is back to make you laugh. Each event features a new slate of touring comedians that are sure to make you laugh out loud! Recommended for ages 18+.

$28 – $36

Unrivaled: The Pianists of Cliburn

Kenneth J Minnaert Center for the Arts at South Puget Sound Community College 2011 Mottman Road SW, Olympia, WA

Emerald City Music presents winners of the 2022 Van Cliburn Competition alongside legendary pianist, Wu Han in our beautiful South Sound home venue: The Minnaert Center.    Program: Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY: Nutcracker Suite for two pianos (arr. Nicholas ECONOMOU) (1892) Sergei RACHMANINOFF: Suite No. 1 for two pianos, Op. 5 […]

$10 – $40

Craft Supply Swap

Lacey Timberland Library 500 College St SE, Lacey, WA

Have craft supplies you no longer need? Looking to try a new project but need inspiration? Join us for a craft swap! First, if you can, donate one bag or box of usable craft supplies at the Lacey Timberland Library between February 13-21. If you can create with it and […]


Black Box Jazz: Greta Matassa

Washington Center Black Box 512 Washington Street SE, Olympia

Greta Matassa is one of the most talented singers working in jazz today. She is a member of the Seattle Jazz hall of fame and has been voted “Northwest Vocalist of the Year” by Earshot Jazz eight times in 15 years! She was voted again, Vocalist of the Year in […]

$32 – $39

Build a Microtonal Zither with Ben Luca Robertson, Ph.D.

Arbutus Folk School 610 4th Ave E, Olympia, WA

In this one day course, each student will construct a five-string zither with moveable bridges. In addition to instrument-making skills, the class provides students with a hands-on introduction to the basic concepts behind just intonation, microtonal music, and different Non-Western scales. Through guided experimentation, each student will construct their own […]


House of Mirth: A New Musical by Terry Shaw

Timberline High School Theatre 6120 Mullen Rd SE, Lacey, WA

House of Mirth is based off of Edith Wharton's novel of the same title. Lily Bart is the center of New York elite. Surrounded by wealth and it's trappings, she is penniless and looking for love...and a husband. Unfortunately, love and a husband don't come in the same person in […]

$12 – $22

TCMedia Presents: Studio A Concert with Randal Bays and Clint Dye

440 Yauger Way SW Suite C, Olympia WA 98502 440 Yauger Way SW Suite C, Olympia

Join us for a spirited evening of award-winning traditional Irish music with fiddler Randal Bays and guitarist Clint Dye as we celebrate St. Patrick's Day early! Both Randal and Clint are residents of the greater Seattle area. Enjoy our Studio A transformed into an intimate setting, perfect for enjoying a […]


The Sitkovetsky Trio

The Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd 1601 North St. SE, Olympia, WA

Emerald City Music peeks into the musical friendship of two iconic composers – Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms – in the intimate setting of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.   Program: Robert SCHUMANN: Phantasiestüke Op. 88 (1842) Johannes BRAHMS: Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major, Op. 8 (1853, 1899)   […]

$10 – $40