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Stories of Food, Food as Story

GRuB 2016 Elliott Ave NW, Olympia, WA

Stories of Food, food as Story is a workshop series that invites participants to explore their history and cultural heritage through food traditions. Participants meet over four sessions beginning on September 24th and ending on November 6, 2022. Workshop sessions guide participants through the process of: *Identifying a food tradition through which they can learn ...

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$5 – $500

Olympia Fall Arts Walk 2022

Attend Fall Arts Walk Downtown Celebration October 7-8 Various events at participating locations October 1 – 31   Celebrate the visual and performing arts in downtown Olympia! Whether you are looking for a rich arts tradition to share with family and friends, or innovative experiences, Olympia Arts Walk has something for you. Many of our ...

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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 document the tradition Using interview ...

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$5 – $500

Cookie Decorating

Lacey Timberland Library 500 College St SE, Lacey, WA, United States

Join local baker Lauren Rogers of Gotti Sweets for a class on cookie decorating. Participants will learn techniques and take home some cookies in this hands-on class for ages 12 and up. Registration is required! Register by visiting our online events calendar at https://events.trl.org/event/cookie-decorating-1 or calling 360-491-3860.

Free

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

Olympia Harbor Days

Percival Landing Boardwalk 217 Thurston Ave NW, Olympia, WA, United States

Olympia Harbor Days is riding the wave into the future! Over 60,000 people will set a course for the free 50th Celebration of the multiple award winning Olympia Harbor Days Festival and Tugboat Races, Labor Day Weekend 9/1st – 3rd/2023! The festival hosts the largest gathering of the Vintage Tugboats of the Puget Sound Show ...

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Free

Olympia Harbor Days

Percival Landing Park and Boardwalk 217 Thurston Ave NW, Olympia, WA, United States

Olympia Harbor Days is riding the wave into the future! Over 60,000 people will set a course for the free 50th Celebration of the multiple award winning Olympia Harbor Days Festival and Tugboat Races, Labor Day Weekend 9/1st – 3rd/2023! The festival hosts the largest gathering of the Vintage Tugboats of the Puget Sound Show ...

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Free

Olympia Harbor Days Festival

Percival Landing Park and Boardwalk 217 Thurston Ave NW, Olympia, WA, United States

Olympia Harbor Days is riding the wave into the future! Over 60,000 people will set a course for the free 50th Celebration of the multiple award winning Olympia Harbor Days Festival and Tugboat Races, Labor Day Weekend 9/1st – 3rd/2023! The festival hosts the largest gathering of the Vintage Tugboats of the Puget Sound Show ...

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Free

Sip, Savor, and Support

Washington Center Black Box 512 Washington Street SE, Olympia, United States

A Benefit to Support Harlequin Productions Join us for Harlequin’s biggest fundraiser of the year! Hosted by our beloved Joe Hyer, your tickets include admission, an impeccable array of appetizers from Jean Pierre’s Three16, participation in our silent & live auctions, and an evening of friendship and celebration. Mingle with members of Harlequin’s staff and Board, ...

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$75

Music from Home presents Seffarine: Music from North Africa and Southern Spain

Lakewold Gardens 12317 Gravelly Lake Drive Southwest, Lakewood

Music from Home, an intimate house chamber music series at Lakewold Gardens in Lakewood WA presents Portland-based ensemble Seffarine (Moroccan soulful singer Lamiae Naki and oud player/flamenco guitarist Nat Hulskamp), supported by local percussionist Antonio Gómez, with a program of original music based on their diverse backgrounds in flamenco, Arabic Muwashah and Andalusian music, as ...

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Free – $35

Oly Wines Event Vino & Coco

oly wines 321 Cleveland Ave SE Ste 309, Tumwater, WA, United States

Confections and Wine Pairing Event on February 9th from 5:30pm-7:00pm at Oly Wines.  Limited seats available. Reserve your spot today! WOW! Do we have an incredible event planned for you! Oly Wines is excited to partner with a local, female-owned business for a very special event on February 9th. We’ve invited Angie Sherrié, the owner ...

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$65

Oly Wines Event Vino & Coco

oly wines 321 Cleveland Ave SE Ste 309, Tumwater, WA, United States

Confections and Wine Pairing Event on February 9th from 5:30pm-7:00pm at Oly Wines.  Limited seats available. Reserve your spot today! WOW! Do we have an incredible event planned for you! Oly Wines is excited to partner with a local, female-owned business for a very special event on February 9th. We’ve invited Angie Sherrié, the owner ...

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$65