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Olympia’s 12th Man Show Their Seahawk Spirit

  Want to add your favorite 12th Man photos to our gallery?  Drop us your image at submit@thurstontalk.com.

Mount Rainier Photos by Kim Merriman

  Photos by Kim Merriman

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Mushroom Hunting around Thurston County

  Photos by Megan Conklin  

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OysterFest – 2014 Photos

  OysterFest is likely best known for the West Coast Oyster Shucking Championship.  The annual event, held in Shelton, included oysters, wine, microbrews, and live music.  The weekend-long event occurs in early October.  More information can be found here.

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2014 Fall Arts Walk Delights in Downtown Olympia

  By Olivia Richards, Avanti High School Intern to ThurstonTalk Warm temperatures and sunny skies brought out plenty of people wanting to see art, listen to music, watch street performers, eat street food and connect with friends at Fall Arts Walk. From the grand opening of the One Book bookstore to a juggler who specializes [...]

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Fall at Lattin’s Country Cider Mill and Farm

  An autumn isn’t complete without a trip to the Lattin’s Country Cider Mill and Farm.  Walk the paths.  Pet the animals.  Taste the apple fritters.  Enjoy an autumn day outside.  Lattin’s is ranked on our list of 60 “Don’t Miss” Activities.  But, if you can’t get out to the popular destination, pick up their [...]

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McLane Creek Nature Trail

  The McLane Creek Nature Trail is beautiful to visit anytime of year.  During the fall months, visit the nature trail and watch the salmon migrate.  Learn more about the salmon migration here.  Find a complete article about family friendly nature trails and short hikes here.  

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The Plant Place Nursery Offers Ornamental Grasses for Local Landscapes

  Submitted by The Plant Place Nursery Take a look around town and you will most likely see a wide variety of ornamental grasses in Thurston County.  Perfect for mass plantings, as groundcover, or along borders, grasses are often used on commercial properties and public areas such as roundabouts and planting strips.  They work perfectly [...]

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2014 Olympia Pet Parade Photos

  Photos by Morgan Willie Olympia played host to the 85th Annual Pet Parade on Saturday, August 16.  The annual tradition celebrates our dearest four-legged, winged, and furry creatures.  

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Thurston County Fair 2014 Photos

  The 2014 Thurston County Fair ran from July 31 through August 3.

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