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Celebrate at Garden Courte’s Annual Garden Party

  Few things are more timelessly classic than a summer garden party, especially with the glorious weather we’ve experienced this season. Even writers at the Economist agree that “as soon as someone says ‘let’s eat outdoors,’ the spirits lift.” Friday, August 7 from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Olympia’s Garden Courte Memory Care Community will […]

Olympia Weekend Event Calendar

  August is almost here and I’m left thinking how this summer truly embodies the phrase “Time flies when you are having fun!” Between seemingly endless sunny days and a full calendar of activities and trips, our family has been taking summer at high speed. However, August looks a bit slower and we are looking forward to […]

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Olympia Weekend Event Calendar

  I counted it out with my daughter earlier this week.  We’re almost to the half-way point in the summer (at least if you are keeping track on school calendars).  Make the most of the second half of summer in Olympia.  Use the ThurstonTalk activities section or our full event calendar to plan your fun. Here’s what […]

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Summer Learning + Fun at the Thurston County Fair

  By Kathryn Millhorn The sights, sounds, and smells of the Thurston County Fair embody summertime. Whether it’s happy shrieks from the carnival rides, sweet cream-topped scones, or the warm hay smell of freshly brushed show animals, it’s a perfect mid-point to the season. But the Thurston County Fair offers more than easy amusement on […]

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Hog Wild Weekend – Nothing Says Summer Like Motorcycles in Ocean Shores

  “Driving a motorcycle is like flying. All your senses are alive.” Actor Hugh Laurie could just as easily be describing a Pacific Northwest summer, especially when spent at one of our many gorgeous beaches. This summer, the Quinault Beach Resort and Casino is more than an easy, fun daytrip. Whether by bike or car, […]

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Olympia Weekend Event Calendar

  That bright sun didn’t leave us for long this week.  Looking into the weekend forecast, it’s another beautiful Saturday and Sunday around Olympia.  Soak up all that Olympia has to offer by being outside this weekend, enjoying Lakefair, and celebrating the Puget Sound. Here’s what is going on around Olympia this weekend. Hit Lakefair.  If […]

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