Next Week’s Roundup

What's happening this weekend— festivals, gala fundraisers, sales and other festivities


Prepare yourself for the May spirit by engaging on one of the activities below.

 2024 Real Community Heroes Awards & Celebrations, Friday, May 3, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Every year, Homes First hosts a public celebration in the spring to honor these remarkable heroes who dedicate their time and energy to honor the exceptional individuals in Thurston County making strides towards addressing the housing crisis and working to support equality in our community. Each year’s heroes are chosen by the previous year’s winners. Click this link for more details.

 The Pacific Northwest Burlesque Festival, Friday, May 3-4, 7:30 - 9 p.m.
Performers from across the country will be tantalizing their tail feathers and strutting their sequins across the stage. The fierce and extravagant headliners will leave you breathless on the edge of your seat! Click this link for more details.

Huddleston Homestead's annual Spring Plant Sale, Saturday, May 4, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Join Huddleston Homestead's annual Spring Plant Sale on the farm! They will have vegetable, fruit, herb, and flower plants available for your gardens. All grown right at the farm. The plant sale will be hosted in the high tunnel this year. Click this link for more details.

ASHHO Cultural Bazaar Season Finale, Saturday, May 4, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
The ASHHO Cultural Bazaar is a celebration of diversity and culture. This Saturday is the grand finale of this season's Cultural Bazaar, and while people will bid adieu to this chapter, there will be a vibrant tapestry of experiences waiting in the upcoming 2024-2025 season. Click this link for more details.

Olympia Family Theater Annual Fundraiser Gala, Saturday, May 4, 5 - 8 p.m.
The Olympia Family Theater is to host an extra special fundraiser Gala and auction extravaganza at South Puget Sound Community College. All of the proceeds from the event will go to support Olympia Family Theater, the longtime treasured Olympia nonprofit providing theatrical opportunities to audiences of all ages. Click this link for more details. 

Olympia Symphony Orchestra GALA, Saturday, May 4, 7 - 9 p.m.
Be a part of the movement that transforms the South Sound through the power of live, local, symphonic music by funding the future! Immerse yourself in the spacious galleries filled with more than 150 fun, hands-on exhibits! Enjoy toe-tapping and hand-clapping sounds of music! Tempt your tastebuds with tasty bites! Click this link for more details.

3rd Annual Paws 4 Cause, Saturday, May 4
Join the fight to eliminate cancer! Too many people have lost loved ones to cancer – both people and pets. Take a walk and make a difference. All proceeds benefit the Animal Cancer Foundation and the American Cancer Society – both organizations dedicated to finding a cure for cancer! Click this link for more details.



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