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“It’s the Art” of Olympia Beer Advertising

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS “It’s the water” is the slogan that put Olympia on the map — even though Olympia Beer was brewed in Tumwater. Now the Olympia Tumwater Foundation is hosting an art show called It’s the Art! It’s sponsored by O Bee Credit Union and features 58 advertising artworks created for …

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Food, Fun and Fireworks on the Fourth of July

* Current 2018 Fireworks information here *   2017 Article on Tumwater Artesian Festival by Christian Carvajal for OLY ARTS Every Fourth of July the city of Tumwater pulls out all the stops. Start with the obvious: The Thunder Valley Fireworks Show is, according to festival organizers, the biggest in Thurston County. It’s certainly impressive …

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Caspar Babypants

Caspar Babypants at Tumwater High School

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS For the third year, Caspar Babypants is back to perform at a fundraiser for Apple Tree Productions’s acting class for special needs students of all ages and abilities. Proceeds from the concert benefit the students of the Showcase program. Apple Tree hosts the showcase every summer. Casper Babypants, now …

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