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“Skid Road: On the Frontier of Health and Homelessness in Seattle” with Author Joesphine Ensign

Olympia Timberland Library 313 8th Ave SE, Olympia, WA, United States

Join us for an evening with Josephine Ensign, author of "Skid Road: On the Frontier of Health and Homelessness in Seattle," a WA State Book Award Finalist. A reading will be followed by a moderated discussion and audience Q&A. Josephine Ensign is a Professor of Nursing at the UW School […]


Juice Box Theatre Presents – The Little Red Hen

Oly Theater 525 Black Lake Blvd, Olympia, WA, United States

The tale of an industrious hen and the value of working together and helping others. This short play is great for 3-5 year-old kiddos and caregivers!​ Who will help the Little Red Hen identify and plant seeds? Will Round Pink Pig, Stocky Brown Dog, or Tall Grey Goat help her […]


Comedy Underground

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

Comedy Underground is back to make you laugh. This time we welcome Orin Levin, stand-up comedian from the Bay area, currently based out of Los Angles in a room with unfortunate carpeting. Orin has appeared on the Late Late Show with James Corden, was named “New Face” at the 2022 […]

$28 – $36

The Center Salon

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

Are you ready to experience a one-of-a-kind artistic event? Join us for the 6th Annual Salon. This popular event is unlike any other, offering a rare opportunity to interact with poets, authors, musicians, and artists. Hosted by Jill Barnes, the Salon provides an exclusive inner circle experience. Our talented performers, […]

$26 – $37

Lacey Spring Fun Fair

Saint Martin's University 5300 Pacific Ave SE, Lacey, WA, United States

The Lacey Spring Fun Fair has provided FREE activities and entertainment for thousands since 1988! Join us this year for wild rides, live performances, vendors, and delicious food concessions! Saturday May 20, 10am - 6pm and Sunday May 21, 11am - 5pm.


“This Old World” Artist Talk

Childhood's End Gallery 222 4th Ave W, Olympia

Join Childhood’s End Gallery in celebrating our latest exhibition, This Old World, with an Artist Talk on Saturday, May 20th at 2PM in our gallery room. The five artists; Susan Aurand, Sally Christian, Sally Cloninger, Marilyn Frasca, and Gail Ramsey Wharton, will be discussing ideas, inspiration, thoughts, processes, and whatever […]

Bubbles & Bling: Meet InGenius! Mosaic Artist Donna Rae McIntosh

InGenius! Local Artisan Gallery & Boutique 207 1st Street South, Yelm, WA, United States

On Saturday evening May 20th from 5:00-8:00 PM at InGenius! Local Artisan Gallery & Boutique in Yelm, join us for an art show & reception for InGenius! featured artist and Roy resident Donna Rae McIntosh.  Her mosaic work drops jaws and for a year has added a sparkling dimension to […]


Student Orchestras of Greater Olympia Spring Concert!

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

SOGO MAY CONCERT Lead. Inspire. Perform. :|| Orchestrating lifelong participation in the arts.   Another season draws to a close for Student Orchestras of Greater Olympia! Student violin soloist Maria Aurelio will perform a beautiful work by Antonín Dvorák, and we will honor our Class of 2023 graduating seniors. The […]

$4 – $21

AUDITION with Student Orchestras of Greater Olympia (SOGO)!

2023-24 Auditions!! Student Orchestras of Greater Olympia (SOGO)   Virtual Auditions: May 23rd-26th   Instrumentalists with 2+ years of experience; elementary through early college. Join Olympia's stellar student orchestras and play with peers who are just as excited to be playing music as you! 3 orchestras from beginner, intermediate, to […]


Paper Marbling Workshop

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

Learn how to make beautiful designs on paper using sumi ink and water! Each attendee will learn the basics of sumi ink paper marbling and will get to take home at least one paper creation. Come prepared to get messy! Clothes might get wet or stained from the process.  Ages […]


Black Box Jazz: David Joyner and Jared Hall Quartet

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

David Lee Joyner is an in-demand pianist, composer, vocalist, and educator in the Pacific Northwest region. Trumpeter, composer and educator Jared Hall is the winner of the 2013 National Trumpet Competition – Jazz Division.

$32 – $39

Ceramics Workshop: Pinch Pot Portraits with Mike Lalone

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

In this fun and creative workshop at Arbutus Folk School, you will build your own pinch pot portraits in clay with master ceramicist Mike Lalone. You will learn how to shape and sculpt a mini clay face with realistic proportions and expressions. Don't worry if you have never worked with clay before; this […]