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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 […]

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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Olympia Weekend Event Calendar

  Dig out the green, Olympia.  It’s time to celebrate shamrocks, green beer and derby hats.  St. Patrick’s Day is technically on Tuesday, March 17 but the festivities around town start on Saturday.  Look beyond the Irish holiday and find even more events on our calendar.  Cheers! Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at O’Blarney’s Irish Pub. […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Festivities for the 21+ Crowd

  By Lindsey Surrell The Irish in each of us shines through with the celebration of St Patrick’s Day. If your celebration style for the holiday is more for the green beer, live music, and delicious Irish food, check out one (or more!) of these local spots for St. Patty’s Day fun. Saturday, March 14 […]

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Chasing Rainbows – 1st Annual St. Patrick’s Day Gold Run 5K with Friends of Mia

  Members of the Thurston County community will be running for rainbows during the 1st Annual St. Patrick’s Day Gold Run 5K this weekend. The runner’s sights are set not only on the finish line but also on a pot of gold that will go to a very worthy cause – Friends of Mia. “Casey and I are […]

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Live It Up at the Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel Beer and Wine Festival

  “You can live to be a hundred if you give up all the things that make you want to live to be a hundred,” said Woody Allen. But on Saturday, March 14, sacrifice a week or two for a taste of the finer things at the first annual Beer and Wine Festival at the […]

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Olympia Weekend Event Calendar

  March is certainly not coming in like a lion, as the saying goes, but more like the lamb predicted for months end.  Another sunny weekend is in store here in Thurston County with unseasonably warm temperatures through Sunday.   Get outside with your family and enjoy our unseasonably warm days and spring-like sunshine.   Strike out […]

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Celebrate Community at the 2015 Ethnic Celebration in Lacey

  By Kathryn Millhorn “Festivals promote diversity, they bring neighbors into dialogue, they increase creativity, they offer opportunities for civic pride, they improve our general psychological well-being. In short, they make cities better places to live.” Producer David Binder could have been talking about Thurston County in those thoughts as we’re a region that loves […]

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