What’s happening coming up?

The Calendar’s filling up and here are a few events you might consider attending


Thurston County Fair

  • Wednesday, July 27 through Sunday, July 31, 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Join Thurston Country as they celebrate its 150th year. This is a week-long affair in a haven of animals, carnival, exhibit, and food fair. Click here for details.

You're a Good Man Charlie Brown - A Musical

  • Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from Thursday, July 21, through Saturday, July 30, 2:00 PM

You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown is a 1967 musical with music and lyrics by Clark Gesner and Andrew Lippa. It is based on the characters created by cartoonist Charles M. Schulz in his comic strip Peanuts. Click here for details.


  • Saturday, July 30, 10:00 AM

Discover the creatures who call the Salish Sea their home! The Salish Sea stretches all the way from Olympia into Canada, and is home to countless marine species, from tiny plankton to large whales. Click here for details.

Summer Splash at Hands on Children’s Museum

  • Tuesday, July 26 through Monday, September 5

Enjoy special events like the Fire Rescue Spectacular where kids can explore Olympia’s fleet of emergency vehicles, meet Sparky the Fire Dog, take the Junior Fire Fighter Challenge, and enjoy free ice cream. Click here for details.

Master Gardener Foundation Plant Sales

  • Wednesday, July 27, 2022 through Wednesday, August 24

Tool Sales and Tool Sharpening! Bring your small tools to be sharpened. Sharpeners are also for sale. In addition, there would be Tough Totes in fun bright colors in the 11- and 7-gallon sizes, collapsible lawn bags, Hori Hori’s, and much more. You don’t want to miss out, so please come and see what they have to offer. Click here for details.

Screen on the Green: Back to the Future

  • Friday, August 5, 7:30 PM

Join Tumwater in July & August for the return of Screen on the Green. Tumwater Parks and Recreation is bringing the screen to you! The first two movies in the series will be shown at local parks; Barclift Park and Tumwater Hill Park, while the final two movies will be shown at our traditional location at the Tumwater Valley Golf Course. FREE fun for the whole family. Get outside and enjoy some outdoor recreation under the stars! Click here for details.

LET'S GO FLY A KITE by WET Science Center

  • Saturday, August 6, 10:00 AM

Kite flying is a great activity for all ages. Come learn the science of kites, and decorate and assemble your very own “frustrationless flyer.” Click here for details.


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