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Olympia Weekend Event Calendar

  The weather report is surprising – sunny and the low 70s for the foreseeable future.  I celebrate until I look out into my yard and realize that there are mounds of gardening projects that should be tackled when there is no excuse of bad weather.  If you plan to take a short break from pulling […]

Thrifty Thurston Takes the Family to Spring Arts Walk, Procession of the Species

  By Alyssa Ramsfield Spring Arts Walk is the official start to a season of downtown Olympia fun. The free, family-friendly event is a highlight in Olympia and is scheduled for Friday, April 24 and Saturday, April 25.  Sculptures, photography, paintings and more will be on display throughout downtown Olympia. Along with viewing beautiful pieces […]

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Olympia Master Builders BIG Home and Garden Show Set for This Weekend

  The Olympia Master Builders (OMB) makes it possible for homeowners and contractors to find each other. And, this weekend you will have two full days to chat with contractors, landscapers, cabinet builders, gutter installers, and many more home improvement specialists during the Olympia Master Builders BIG Home and Garden Show. Meet people you can […]

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Olympia Weekend Event Calendar

  It’s been a week of jammies until noon and riding bikes through the neighborhood for our family.  And, I’ve liked it just fine.  The change of pace from school and activities was welcome, even if we weren’t taking a special trip for Spring Break.  We’ve done some exploring of our community – poking through […]

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Garden Courte Invites Community to 15th Annual South Sound Alzheimer’s Conference

  Alzheimer’s is a scary diagnosis for patients and caregivers alike. It is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States and, according to the Alzheimer’s Association, “the only cause of death in the top 10 in America that cannot be prevented, cured or slowed.” Because this is a diagnosis which touches one […]

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Olympia Weekend Event Calendar

  I will gladly admit that I’m looking forward to a week off from early mornings, bell schedules, and packing lunches.  Like most of Thurston County, our school is heading into Spring Break.  But you don’t need to have an expensive vacation planned to have a great time.  Use one of our staycation guides to help your family […]

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Olympia Weekend Event Calendar

  What glorious sunshine and warm temperatures we enjoyed on Thursday this week.  While the forecast isn’t quite as pleasant heading into the weekend, Thurston County residents are getting a sneak peak at beautiful weather to come.  Here are some ideas for enjoying all that the greater Olympia area has to offer this weekend. Try Julie […]

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Olympia Weekend Event Calendar

  Hello Olympia! Each Friday morning, ThurstonTalk staffers dig through our event calendar to bring you our top highlights.  This list is just a sampling of the hundreds of things to do around Olympia.  You can always find our complete event calendar here and even use our “Post an Event” button to add your own cool […]

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Capital Food & Wine Festival: Supporting Students while Sipping Wine, Drinking Beer and Tasting Food

  Washington is on the map as a destination for wine lovers. Craft beers and local breweries have also claimed fame for Washington State. Add in an enviable reputation for our area’s fresh and innovative food creations and you have a mecca for foodies. On Saturday, March 28 the best wines, brew and food will […]

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Ralph’s and Bayview Thriftway Treats Young Shoppers with In-Store Easter Egg Hunts

  By Kathryn Millhorn They say that Easter is the only time it’s good to put all your eggs in one basket – especially if said eggs hold chocolate, prizes, and coupons for free groceries. The annual Easter Egg Hunts at Ralph’s and Bayview Thriftway will take place on consecutive Saturdays in March. Bayview will […]

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