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Friday, June 21

Olympia History and Haunted Tour

12:00 PM
This tour explores the legends behind the city’s founding, “mosquito fleet,” shipwrecks, shanghaiing, ghosts, other “undead,” and cryptids.

Teen Embroidery Workshop

2:00 PM
Visit the meeting room to learn basic embroidery stitches and design your patches! The library will provide all supplies. For teens ages 13-18. Sponsored by the Friends of the Lacey Library.

Night Market at the Depot

4:00 PM
Indulge in delicious foods, check out unique arts and crafts, listen to music, and enjoy the activities!

Basic American Tango

7:00 PM
Whether you're a beginner or well-versed in other dances, you'll discover that this Tango class is the easiest, simplest, and best you've ever experienced.

Woodwind Concert

7:00 PM
Enjoy baroque, romantic and eclectic music presented by the West Winds. The concert will be held on Friday, June 21, 2024, starting at 7 p.m. in the Sanctuary of The United Churches of Olympia. …

"Wildscapes" Fine art and Craft exhibition

Kicking off summer with a bright and lively group exhibit “Wildscapes" featuring wire sculpture by Colleen Cotey, carvings by Sara Gettys, pastel by Deborah Henderson, sgraffito by Julia Janeway, feather art by Chris Maynard, and abstract landscape paintings by Karen Small.

LoveOly SummerFest

LoveOly SummerFest will return in June 2024! Get ready for three days of non-stop fun in Downtown Olympia!

Meet the Beach in 2024

Enhance your appreciation of the Puget Sound intertidal life while enjoying a day on the beach!

StoryTrail at Wonderwood Park

Experience reading the picture book "A Day with No Words" by Tiffany Hammond, at Wonderwood Park with special activities and questions along the way.

Saturday, June 22

Diapers at the Depot Event

8:30 AM
The Junior League of Olympia is hosting a Diaper Drive on Saturday, June 22. The drive will benefit the Family Support Center, Dry Tikes & Wet Wipes, and SafePlace. Drop off a box of diapers, wipes, or diaper cream anytime.

Olympia Pet Parade

10:30 AM
It’s time for your pets to strut their stuff in the ultimate parade of cuteness and creativity.

Nifty Swifty Hits on the Uke (ages 13-17)

11:00 AM
Swifties with ukuleles rejoice as this class will teach you how to play up to a dozen of your favorite artist's hit songs!

Summer Native Art Fair

11:00 AM
The Evergreen State College Longhouse will host the Summer Native Art Fair on Saturday, June 22, featuring 45 artists from all over the country.

Tenino Family Fun Day

11:00 AM
Kick off the summer with fun activities at Tenino City Park! Bounce houses, pony rides and petting zoo, carnival, balloon animals, live music and entertainment, and the Quarry Pool Grand Opening! …

Pollinator Knowledge & Fun Fest

12:00 PM
Register today and look forward to lots of activities. WASBA Member Club Knowledge Booths Vendor Booths Food & Music Wine & Mead Tasting Raffle Prizes …

Relay For Life of Thurston County

12:00 PM
Join the 2024 Relay For Life of Thurston County. A family-friendly event, there will be a Survivor/Caregiver lap, a Luminara Ceremony, DJs, themed laps, food trucks, demonstrations, contests and challenges, and so much more.

Underhill Plants Propagation 101 Workshop

12:00 PM
Propagation 101 is for anyone who wants to learn more about the wide-world of plant propagation!

MAKE: Viking Wire Woven Bracelet

12:30 PM
Make a bracelet to take home! Lacey MakerSpace is offering a Viking Wire Weaving workshop on Saturday, June 22.

Artistry of the Pacific Northwest Art Exhibit

1:00 PM
Seldens announces its next “Artistry of the Pacific Northwest,” a celebration of local art and design, at its Olympia showroom on Saturday, June 22.

Black Liberation Flag Crosswalk Commemoration

1:00 PM
The City of Olympia has painted the crosswalks at 9th Avenue between Adams and Franklin streets (east and west legs) with the red, black and green colors of the Black Liberation flag. The painting …