Category: Other Events

Kid-Friendly Holiday Activities

By Christian Carvajal From Sunday, Nov. 25 to Christmas Eve, visitors to Hands On Children’s Museum are encouraged to write letters to the troops with art supplies...

Well-Told Tales at StoryOly

By Christian Carvajal Professional storyteller Elizabeth Lord has been the host of StoryOly since she and Amy Shepard launched that raconteurial showdown in Nov. 2015....

Profile: Sound and Vision Living

By Lucia Volker Seasoned interior designer Nicole Durden and her husband Dan opened their store, Sound and Vision Living, in the beginning of October on Olympia’s east...

Duck the Malls

By Christian Carvajal Olympia Film Society’s 16th-annual Duck the Malls fundraiser benefits independent artists and crafters in the South Sound while supporting...

41st Annual Olympia Toy Run

By Christian Carvajal As December begins, the 41st-annual Olympia Toy Run means thousands of motorcycles roar up Pacific Avenue onto State, Capitol, Fifth and Deschutes...

Downtown for the Holidays

By CHRISTIAN CARVAJAL The Olympia Downtown Association presents a cornucopia of holiday entertainment complete with parade the Sunday after every Thanksgiving. Over a...

Magic and Merriment at Oly on Ice

By Christian Carvajal It’s one of our favorite yuletide scenes: The Peanuts gang twirls happily around an ice-covered pond. In The Nightmare Before Christmas, Jack...

Swing by Eagles Ballroom

By Kameko Lashlee Every Tuesday evening on the corner of Fourth and Plum Street, a cacophony of uptempo jazz music and foot-stomping emanates from the second-floor...

StoryOly Grand Slam

By Christian Carvajal As StoryOly completes its third season of raconteurial entertainment, host (and professional storyteller) Elizabeth Lord is busily making plans for...

Upcoming Events at Browsers Bookshop

By Alec Clayton Browsers Bookshop has a full schedule of art exhibits, book readings and book-club discussions in its newly remodeled event area upstairs. The art...