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

(This event is outdoors behind the library on 9th Ave SE, between Franklin and Adams Streets SE. The Library is only open for bathrooms and workshops.) Olympia Zine Fest is an annual community event that promotes zines and other forms of DIY culture. All events are free and all ages. This year the main event ...

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Olympia Little Theatre Auditions Sept. 10, 11

Olympia Little Theatre 1925 Miller Avenue NE, Olympia

AUDITION INFO: Who's in Bed with the Butler? An American Farce Auditions will be held Sunday, September 10 @ 6:00PM and Monday, September 11 @ 7:00PM in the OLT annex Rehearsals will begin September 13 PERFORMANCE DATES: October 20 - November 5, 2023 PLAY SYNOPSIS: Something funny is happening at the Olden mansion in the ...

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Juice Box Theatre Presents The Pied Piper

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

The Pied Piper The little town of Hamelin has a great big problem - they're being overrun by revolting rats! The troubled townspeople turn to a mysterious Pied Piper for help. The Piper agrees to rid them of the villainous vermin - for a price. Find out what happens when the town refuses to pay ...

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Orca Books Cooperative Women’s Liberation Book Club

Orca Books Co-op 315 5th Ave SE, Olympia, WA, United States

"Passionate and forthright, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman attacked the prevailing view of docile, decorative femininity, and instead laid out the principles of emancipation: an equal education for girls and boys, an end to prejudice, and for women to become defined by their profession, not their partner." For the FIRST meeting of the ...

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Chor Anno in Concert

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church 1515 Harrison Ave NW, Olympia, WA, United States

Chor Anno in Concert at Gloria Dei Lutheran Come hear one of the Pacific Northwest's finest choral groups. It's made up of outstanding choral directors from all over the Pacific NW. They're well known for their artistry as conductors, but now PERFORMING from the other side of the music stand...you'll be thrilled by their amazing ...

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StoryOly Grand Slam

Eagles Club 805 4th Ave. E., Olympia

The culminating event of the Olympia community storytelling event, StoryOly.  Each month people gather to tell personal stories from their life at the monthly StoryOly storytelling Slam. A winner is selected. Now those monthly winners will compete for the Grand Slam title, and a cash prize. Three local celebrity judges will decide the winner: Emily ...

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$15 – $25

The Seven Symphonies: A Classical Tribute to Beach Boys Music

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

The Olympia Symphony Orchestra, with conductor Alexandra Arrieche, will perform the NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE of “The Seven Symphonies: A Classical Tribute to Beach Boys Music.” The concert features seven symphonies derived from 33 different Beach Boys songs, carefully selected by Rob van Weelde (owner, WedgeView Studios, Netherlands) and arranged by Roeland Jacobs (manager and producer) ...

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Azucar: A Latine Cabaret Experience

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

The Crypt and Latina K Turner D'Ho (formerly Perlita Picante) are delighted to announce the return of “Azucar” to Olympia on a new bi-monthly format! “Azucar”, now “A Latine Cabaret Experience”, is the first all-Latine Burlesque revue show in Olympia, WA. The show’s mission is to showcase Latin voices through performance art; we are celebrating ...

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$25.00 – $30.00

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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Silent Movie: Peter Pan

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

The Washington Center’s rare fully-authentic screening of the classic 1924 silent film version of J. M. Barrie's world-renowned stage play PETER PAN will be a glorious musical echo of the past - - with the Center’s House Organist Dennis James performing his solo organ transcription from his painstaking reconstruction of the original orchestral musical score ...

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Patsy Surh O’Connell “Discover of Nature” Exhibition Opens

The Gallery at Tacoma Community College 6501 South 19th Street, Tacoma

An exhibition of work by local artist and Asia Pacific Cultural Center Founder and President Patsy Surh O'Connell will be held in The Gallery at Tacoma Community College Sept. 25 - Oct. 26, 2023.  An exhibition reception will be held Oct. 12, and Surh O'Connell will hold a Gallery Talk  Oct. 5. The Gallery is ...

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Open Book Club

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

Come join other book lovers for a discussion of what we've been reading lately. Share your likes & dislikes, and find new reads!  Made possible by support from our Friends of the Library. / El evento es posible con el apoyo de nuestros ‘Friends of the Library’.