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Puget Sound Book Artists 13th Annual Members’ Exhibition: Time Travel: A Creative Journey Through Time

Collins Library University of Puget Sound 1500 N Warner St, Tacoma, WA 98416, Tacoma WA

Playful and profound, the Puget Sound Book Artists 13th Annual Members’ Exhibition on the theme of Time Travel will be exhibited at the Collins Memorial Library, University of Puget Sound, from June 4–August 1, 2024. It will also be shown at The Evergreen State College Library, in Olympia, from September 29–December 20, 2024. On display ...

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Shakespeare’s Henry IV

Wonderwood Park 5304 32nd Ave SE, Lacey

Animal Fire presents a condensed version of Henry IV parts 1 & 2 in one evening. Come witness a nation in turmoil, the transformation of a young man into a king, and the frivolity of Shakespeare’s original rascal, Fallstaff. Bring blankets, enjoy a picnic, and don’t forget the bug spray! At a new location this ...

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Free

Walk In Watercolor: Let’s Play with Color Tuesday

Boom Studios 2120 State Ave, Olympia, WA, United States

Join us for a fun and relaxed watercolor class where vou'll explore new techniques and experiment with vibrant colors. Perfect for all levels - no prior experience needed! WHAT YOU'LL LEARN: Creative watercolor technique mixing and blending Layering balance between water and pigment

$10

Lacey in Tune

Huntamer Park 618 Woodland Square Loop SE, Lacey, WA, United States

Come experience the harmony of music and nature at Lacey in Tune. This FREE family-friendly musical series brings together talented artist of various performances. From interactive children’s songs, Classic rock hits, and Celtic Folk music to Reptile Presentations, Comedic Pirates, Amazing Magic and so much more! There’s something for everyone to enjoy. Pack a picnic, ...

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Free

Walk In Watercolor: Let’s Play with Color Wednesday

Boom Studios 2120 State Ave, Olympia, WA, United States

Join us for a fun and relaxed watercolor class where vou'll explore new techniques and experiment with vibrant colors. Perfect for all levels - no prior experience needed! WHAT YOU'LL LEARN: Creative watercolor technique mixing and blending Layering balance between water and pigment

$10

Play in the Parks

Gather the kids and join us Thursday afternoons for fun and laughter at different parks in Lacey for our Play in the Park series.  Come enjoy this wonderful opportunity to bond with family and friends with FREE entertainment and activities in July and August!

Free

Teen/Adult Beginning Violin and Fiddle (City of Olympia Parks & Rec)

Squaxin Park 2600 E Bay Dr NE, Olympia, WA, United States

For info/registration: https://olyfiddle.com/teen-adult-group-classes/ Learning to play the violin can be a fun and rewarding experience for a person of any age! Come explore this beautiful instrument in a relaxed, supportive setting. This course is open to people with no prior experience. You'll learn the basics through exploring folk music or "fiddle." Tunes will be taught ...

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Verboten & Wila Frank at Lantern Records

lantern records 509 washington st se, olympia

 Verboten, a touring band from Bellingham which writes charming, folky pop songs about disillusionment is performing at Lantern Records on Tuesday July 23rd along with songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Wila Frank, a Nashville based artist which NPR Music called "Introspective and Cinematic". This event is FREE with the option of donating $5-10 at the door Free ...

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Music in the Park 2024

Sylvester Park, 615 Washington Street, Olympia, WA 98501 615 Washington St SE, Olympia

Save the Date for Music in the Park 2024! We are excited to announce the return of the beloved Music in the Park concert series to Olympia in July 2024! This highly anticipated event promises a season of quality music that will have attendees dancing while enjoying beautiful Sylvester Park and the scenic views from ...

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Cabaret

Harlequin Productions 202 4th Ave E, Olympia, WA, United States

“Leave your troubles at the door…” In a time when the world is changing forever, there is one place where everyone can be free. Welcome to the Kit Kat Klub. One of the most famous American musicals of all time, Cabaret takes us to the seedy underground of 1929 Berlin during the twilight of the Jazz Age. ...

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$33 – $48

The Mistaken at the Pig Bar

Pig Bar 619 Legion Way SE, Olympia, WA, United States

We're baaaack! Genre-bending while you drink, tap your feet, and knosh at the fabulous Pig Bar!

Free
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