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2014 Lakefair Fireworks

  Thurston County’s long-standing summer festival, Lakefair, celebrated it’s 57th year on the shores of Capitol Lake last week.  And once again, the grand finale of the 5 day event was the Lakefair Fireworks show.  With music synchronized on  KGY AM-1240, viewers “oooh-ed” and “ahhh-ed” through the spectacular show which started at 10:00 p.m..  Thank [...]

Music in the Park – Olympia Summer Outdoor Concerts

Downtown Olympia plays host to a wide variety of musicians during the annual Music in the Park concert series.  Held on Wednesday evenings, the summer outdoor concerts are free to attend.  Bring a blanket and spread out your dinner while you enjoy eclectic music in Sylvester Park.  Find more details, including the full schedule of [...]

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Lacey In Tune – Summer Concerts and Movies

  Photos by Morgan Willie Summer wouldn’t be the same without the popular Lacey In Tune summer events.  Huntamer Park, centrally located in Lacey, hosts a series of summer entertainment including outdoor concerts and evening movies.  The family-friendly affair is perfect for people of all ages.  Bring a picnic and enjoy a concert during your [...]

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2014 July 4th Parade in Tumwater

  All eyes are on Tumwater during the annual 4th of July parade.  The Grand Marshal for the 2014 parade was former Sea Gal, Stephanie Hemphill.  For more information about celebrating Independence Day in Tumwater, click here.  

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July 3 Fireworks from Boston Harbor

  Special thanks to Chris Hamilton for these wonderful photos taken from Boston Harbor during the July 3rd fireworks display.  This neighborhood traditions draws local residents for live music and a BBQ at the Marina and the spectacular fireworks show in the harbor.  The fireworks are funded entirely by donations to the Boston Harbor Association.

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Summer is in Full Bloom at The Plant Place Nursery

  Submitted by The Plant Place Summer is in full swing at The Plant Place Retail lot.  Our Hydrangeas are blooming! Colorful Daylilies are low mounding and perfect for filling in space around larger shrubs.  The Plant Place Retail lot is full of color and lush green shrubs, trees, perennials, and ground covers this summer.  [...]

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Dancing the Night Away at the Dixieland Jazz Festival

  The Dixieland Jazz Festival continues throughout the weekend.  For a complete story about the family-friendly event, held annually in Lacey, click here.  

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2014 Pride Parade Photos

  Photos by Morgan Willie Downtown Olympia hosted the Capital City Pride this weekend.  The weekend-long festival ended with a parade this afternoon, June 22.

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2014 Day of Champions Photos

  On Thursday, May 29, Tumwater High School hosted the 2014 Day of Champions.  ThurstonTalk writer, Laurie O’Brien, was on the field, snapping photos of student-athletes.  Find the complete story here.  

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Port of Olympia Chowder Challenge and Boatswap

  The Port of Olympia hosted the 2014 Chowder Challenge and Boatswap on Saturday, May 17.  Little Creek Casino was victorious as the chowder champion, winning the People’s Choice Award.  Find a complete article about the event here.  Save the date!  The 2015 Chowder Challenge is set for Saturday, May 16 at Swantown Marina.  

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