What's coming up for the 2nd week of November 2022


The first week of November about over. Let us take a peek at the upcoming November activities.

Chris Perondi's Stunt Dog Experience, November 4, from 7:30 p.m.

Amazing stunts, big air tricks, comedic antics, and athletic feats with nonstop high-energy excitement! For animal lovers of all ages, it's more than just a performance—it's an interactive event! All of the Perondi dogs are eager to perform for you after being rescued from pounds and shelters across the nation. Click this link for more details.

Listen Here: a Lunch Break Story Time for Adults, November 4, 12:10 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.

Corey Snow, professional audiobook narrator, and voice actor, entertains and inspires us with selections from the wide, wonderful world of short fiction. This month Corey will read stories by Tim O'Brien and Phil Klay that examine the complexities of military service and combat experience. The reading is from 12:10-12:50, so you have time to sneak away from work and get back undetected! Click this link for more details.

Books, Brownies, and Beans Book Sale, November 5, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Books, Brownies, and Beans has returned! This popular live and in-person used books sale returns. All revenues from one of the South Sound's largest one-day used book sales support three local non-profits: Pizza Klatch, Thurston County Food Bank ForKids: Weekend Backpacks, and Thurston Climate Action Team. There is no entrance fee, and visitors are encouraged to bring their own tote bags. Click this link for more details.

5th Annual Homemade, Handmade, and Made with Love Winter Craft Fair, November 5, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Shop local this holiday season at the 5th annual Homemade, Handmade & Made with Love Winter Craft Fair. Over 35 vendors will be present with handmade products ranging from sweets & goodies, home decor, lathe turned wood, jewelry, bath & body, coffee, etc. Food and raffle tickets will be on sale to support Faith Lutheran middle school students. Admission and parking are free, free will donation is suggested. Click this link for more details.

Build a Microtonal Zither, November 5, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

In this one-day course, each student will construct a five-string zither with moveable bridges. In addition to instrument-making skills, the class provides students with a hands-on introduction to the basic concepts behind just intonation, microtonal music, and different Non-Western scales. Through guided experimentation, each student will construct their own instrument and design their own unique, musical scale. No previous musical or woodworking background is necessary and students of all skill levels are welcome. Open to adults and teens, 14 years and older. Click this link for more details.

Cultural Bazaar & Resource Fair Day, November 5, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Bring the whole family for a day of fun! Support the local minority vendors. Contact them if you are interested in becoming a vendor or community resource! Click this link for more details.

Tacoma Distillery Festival, November 5, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Sample spirits from Northwest distilleries at the return of the Tacoma Distillery Festival! Meet the makers, discover your new favorite tipple to purchase, and take it home just in time for the holidays. Your ticket includes a souvenir shot glass and six (6) tasting tokens. Local artists and makers will also have booths with crafts and goods to browse. Funds raised will support the work of Tacoma Arts Live’s Arts Access and Education programs. Click this link for more details.

Student Orchestras of Greater Olympia Concert, November 6, from 4 p.m.

On Sunday, November 6th, at 4 pm, enjoy an afternoon of classical music! The Student Orchestras of Greater Olympia (SOGO) present Andy Classen, Professor of Trumpet and Jazz Studies at Drake University, in their Fall Concert at the Washington Center for the Performing Arts. Professor Classen will perform works by Leroy Anderson, Oskar Böhme, Georg Philip Telemann, and others, as well as a special surprise! As always, the November concert will highlight the hard work of SOGO's over 125 talented students and dedicated staff. Click this link for more details.

The Price is Right (LIVE!), November 6, from 4 p.m.

Witness the thrill live at Lucky Eagle Casino! Click this link for more details.

Annual Grab 'n Go Dinner Celebration, November 6

Purchase a meal while supporting the Thurston County Food Bank and Service Dogs organizations run by the Olympia Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star! Pick up meals between 1 pm and 3 pm on Sunday, November 6th at 521 North St SE, Tumwater, by placing an order by Tuesday, October 25th at olympiaoes36@gmail.com (adults $15, children under six $8). Roast beef, mashed potatoes, a roll, green beans, a Merry Berry salad, and pumpkin pie are served for dinner. You are invited to "grab'n'go" or come celebrate with them in the dining room with friends, food, and other things! Click this link for more details.

Salute to Veterans concert, November 9, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

This concert is presented by the South Puget Sound New Horizons Band, a concert band composed of 50 senior citizens. Click this link for more details.

Daymaker by Warren Miller, November 9, from 7:30 p.m.

Warren Miller returns with its 73rd annual film, "Daymaker". Come along as they rewrite the rules of adaptive backcountry riding, hit winter’s biggest party, surprise a Warren Miller superfan, and more. Join Karl Fostvedt, Michelle Parker, Katie Burrell, and more for an unforgettable winter celebration. For more information go to warrenmiller.com. Click this link for more details.

A Free Range Drag (& Variety) Show, November 10, from 9 p.m.

Join Olympia-based drag troupe Free Range Drag for a monthly Drag and Variety show! Hosted by Bobbi Jo Blessings, with performances by Baby, Ms. Taki, and Vanessa the Witch. Featuring Extra Special Guests: Cordelia Specifically, Lavinda Lyfe, & Dulce D'Jour. Click this link for more details.

Susan Rice Comedy Night, November 10, from 6:30 p.m.

Susan Rice has built a livelihood from making people laugh for more than 36 years. She never imagined becoming a stand-up comedian. She had acting training, but when she heard laughing, she lost it. When she was enacting Lady MacBeth's, she noticed that she had to control her need to giggle. Click this link for more details.


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