December is here and that means holiday fun is in full swing. While our weather may be getting frightful, Yelm, Tumwater, Olympia, Lacey and all throughout Thurston County you will find delightful activities. From parades to Christmas tree lots and Santa sightings, there is plenty to do this weekend. And, Don’t forget the Lacey Parade of Lights is on MONDAY, December 3. You won’t want to miss it! You can access the full calendar here. Check out our highlights below.
- Attend the opening night of Tiny Tim’s Christmas Carol at Olympia Family Theater, November 30.
- Bundle up and watch the ships sail by at the Parade of Lighted Ships, December 1.
- Shop and get photos with Santa, all part of Tenino’s Winterfest at the high school, December 1.
- Meet the Nutcracker Ballerinas from Ballet Northwest at Hands on Children’s Museum, December 1.
- Look for treasures at the Hawks Holiday Happening & Gift Fair at River Ridge High School, December 1.
- Support the Littlerock PTO at their Winterfest, compete with free activities, at Littlerock Elementary, December 1.
- Bring a toy and support the 41st Annual Toy Run in Olympia, December 1.
- Don your stockings and head to Yelm for Christmas in the Park, December 1.
- Share pancakes and high spirits at Indian Summer Golf and Country Club’s Breakfast with Santa, December 2.
- Explore beautiful homes decked for the holidays during the Holiday Tour of Historic Homes in Olympia, December 2.
- Celebrate the Festival of Lights at the 10th Annual Chanukah Celebration at Sylvester Park, December 2.
- Start your old-fashioned family Christmas by selecting the perfect tree at a local Thurston County Christmas tree farm.
- Plan a winter wonderland excursion with tips from Virgil Adams Real Estate.
- Indulge in a delicious vegan treat from Lava Lava Donuts.
- Witness the beauty of nature after a storm at nearby waterfalls.
- Brave the weather for a family cookout on the Hood Canal.
- Visit an open house event this weekend. Click here to see the list of Van Dorm Realty’s open houses.
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