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Lacey 3rd of July Fireworks Spectacular

Rainier Vista Community Park 5475 45th Avenue SE, Lacey, WA, United States

For over 50 years, Lacey has celebrated the holiday a day early with Fireworks, Food, Music, and Fun! Enjoy The Coats at 5pm and Groove Nation at 8pm. Fireworks will be set to music at 10pm.

Free

Free Range Drag (& Variety) Show

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

Missed last month? Don't be sad! We have another show right around the corner. A FREE RANGE DRAG AND VARIETY SHOW JULY 14TH DOORS: 7:30PM SHOW: 8:00PM HOSTED BY LATINA.K. TURNER D'HO PERFORMANCES BY VANESSA THE WITCH CARRIE MORNINGWOOD CANDACE LEXIA FEATURING RAINIE DAE NEMESIS BABY BLAISE MAEVE THE BRAVE

$13.00

Benise: Fiesta!

Washington Center Main Stage 512 Washington Street SE, Olympia, WA

Benise – Fiesta! This Emmy-Award-Winning Spanish Guitar and Dance Spectacular features an international cast of musicians and dancers in stunning costumes. Armed with his Spanish guitar, Benise will take the audience on an unprecedented and epic adventure through Spanish Flamenco, Cuban Salsa, Brazilian Samba, Parisian Waltz, exotic drumming, and more! Bring the whole family as ...

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$39

Auditions for Lord Franzannian Vaudeville Show

wild man brewery  414 4th Ave E, Olympia

Get your act together and share your creativity in Olympia’s best annual variety show! The Lord Franzannian Royal Olympian Spectacular Vaudeville Show needs your talent! All acts considered, anything goes! Show is geared for adult audiences with the exception of two matinees that are all ages (young people can audition to be in those) Video ...

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Free

THE SKA SHOW! A Burlesque & Drag Revue

Wild Man Gastro Pub 414 4th Ave. E. Olympia, Olympia, WA, United States

Dahlia Kash Presents: THE SKA SHOW! A Burlesque & Drag Revue, 21+, $15 FRIDAY NOVEMBER 17TH @ 7PM! Doors at 6:30. 414 4th Ave E, Wild Man Gastropub Tickets: In cash at door or presale online at https://www.eventbrite.com/.../the-ska-show-on-1117... Use Code SKA1117 for an online discount! "PICK IT UP!"..... The Ska Show is another thrilling installment ...

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$15

Sleeping Beauty

FEDERAL WAY, WA— Centerstage Theatre is back at it again with their 2023 holiday panto, Sleeping Beauty! Start a new family tradition with us from November 25 – December 17. Take a classic fairy tale and stick it in a gift box with pitch-perfect pop music, raucous routines, hysterical humor, and dynamic dances – give ...

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$35

STOMP

Washington Center Main Stage 512 Washington Street SE, Olympia, WA

STOMP is explosive, inventive, provocative, witty, and utterly unique—an unforgettable experience for audiences of all ages. The international percussion sensation has garnered armfuls of awards and rave reviews and has appeared on numerous national television shows. The eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments – matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, hubcaps ...

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$64

Holiday Swing Dance with The Jessica Blinn Quartet

The Eagles Ballroom 805 Fourth Ave E, Olympia

Get your toes tappin' at the Tuesday night Swing Dance featuring live music with The Jessica Blinn quartet featuring Vince Brown on guitar.

$20.00

Olympia Funk Festival – Funk OFF!

Join us for the inaugural Olympia Funk Festival - Funk OFF! - three days of electrifying funk music, non-stop dancing, and pure celebration from February 2nd to 4th, 2024. Hosted by the PARC Foundation of Thurston County and sponsored by awesome local businesses and nonprofits, this unforgettable event will transform two of Olympia's most historic venues, the ...

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Bottoms Up! A Cheeky Valentine’s Spectacular

The Washington Center for the Performing Arts 512 Washington St SE, Olympia

Saturday, February 10th Join us for an unforgettable evening of glamour, comedy, and sultry entertainment in celebration of love, lust, and everything in between at the beautiful Washington Center Main Stage in Olympia WA. Whether you're drinking to remember, or drinking to forget, our Valentine's Day burlesque and aerial spectacular promises an evening filled with ...

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$25 – $45

Creativity Salons hosted by Window Seat Media, monthly

The Liberation Collective, YWCA Friendship Hall 220 Union Ave SE, Olympia

Come learn from and with other artists. Work on a creative project, build skills in your chosen artistic practice and gain insight from other creatives during your process. Window Seat Media is hosting a space to support community members engaging in creativity. Bring a storytelling project in your chosen medium that you want to work ...

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Free and by donation

STOMP

Washington Center for the Performing Arts 512 Washington St SE, Olympia, WA, United States

STOMP is explosive, inventive, provocative, witty, and utterly unique—an unforgettable experience for audiences of all ages. The international percussion sensation has garnered armfuls of awards and rave reviews and has appeared on numerous national television shows. The eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments – matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, hubcaps ...

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$64