Published for Friday, August 9
In the summer months, our content shifts to highlight all the exciting events happening around Olympia. We write about free outdoor music concerts, weekend warrior competitions, tasty barbecue food, fan-favorite parks, beaches to explore, and spotlight all the wonderful festivals. Our readers rely heavily on our weekend event calendar so that they don’t miss anything. Our photographers hop around town, snapping pictures of people enjoying events and entertainment.
In a nutshell, everyone loves the summer in Olympia. So, as it gets closer to the end (at least for the crew that organizes their schedule by the school calendar), create some family memories with our event calendar.
- Take in an outdoor movie at the Washington State Capital Museum, Tumwater Valley Golf Course or Huntamer Park. More outdoor entertainment can be found here.
- Watch planes fly at the Olympic Air Show on Saturday or Sunday.
- Check out cool cars at Olympia Street Rod Association’s Car Show on Saturday.
- Try a new hike with your kids and dogs.
- Go to the Grays Harbor County Fair.
- Send your kids to Saturday’s Parents Night Out at the Hands On Children’s Museum.
- Visit a new park or beach.
- Treat your sweetie to an awesome date night.
- Rent a kayak or a paddleboard and explore the South Puget Sound waters.
Submit an event for our calendar here.
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