By Olivia Richards, Avanti High School Intern to ThurstonTalk The Thurston area is in full holiday swing. Almost all store fronts have lights in their windows. People crowd the streets to finish up their holiday shopping. Outside of the Washington Center for the Performing Arts people play in “snow” (bubbles blown out to the the […]
Photos by Laurie Wetherford, Pope John Paul II High School Intern to ThurstonTalk The Providence St. Peter Foundation’s Christmas Forest is an annual holiday tradition at the Olympia, Washington Red Lion Hotel. Not only are the fabulously decorated trees a sight to behold, but the entertainers and organized events provide a time to build […]
By Olivia Richards, Avanti High School Intern to ThurstonTalk As the temperature drops and winter approaches, people need a place to cozy up outside of their homes. There are lots of warm small shops and cafés that you can duck into and grab a quick bite to eat, shop, hangout with friends, and much […]
By Laurie Wetherford, Pope John Paul II High School Intern to ThurstonTalk Downtown Olympia during fall is one of the sights to see. Park your car and take jaunt down the streets that are covered in leaves and people strolling in cozy fall attire. Visit the shops and restaurants throughout the area. Make an […]
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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.
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 […]