Don’t let the threat of a bit of June rain spoil your fun this weekend! There is tons to do in Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater, Yelm and throughout Thruston County, regardless of weather. Join a baking challenge, get your pride on, or support music classes at a charity car show. There is something for everyone on this Thurston County activities calendar and you’ll be as busy as a bee doing it all! You can access the full calendar here. Check out our highlights below.
- Learn new skills for summer trips at Olympia Mountaineers Family Backpacking class at Olympia Friends Meeting House June 8.
- Enjoy the melodies of the South Puget Sound Community College Chorus and Chamber Singers “Spring in the Air, Song on the Breath” concert June 8.
- Bring your best recipe to the 8 Arms Bakery Cookie Baking Contest & Triceratops Brewing event June 9.
- Savor sweet strawberries at the family-friendly Strawberry Festival at the South Bay Grange June 9.
- Visit a state park for free June 9.
- Support the arts at the Music & Memories Car Show at Ingersoll High School June 9.
- Find some fishy fun at Cabela’s Free Family Fishing event June 9.
- Have a date night courtesy with the help of Parents’ Night Out hosted at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd June 9.
- Root for the Lacey Pocket Gophers at a fun-filled game for the entire family at South Sound Stadium June 9.
- Pedal the streets at the Kidical Mass Family Bike Ride June 10.
- Get your pride on at the Capital City Pride Festival June 10.
- Shop for some new clothes or accessories from local vendors at the Olympia Farmers Market.
- Take a mini-vacation that won’t empty the wallet with these off-season specials from Quinault Beach Resort and Casino.
- Escape into nature on one of these overlooked local hikes.
- Show off your barbecue skills by reserving on of the few vendor spots still open for the South Sound BBQ Festival.
- Visit an open house event this weekend. Click here to see the list of Van Dorm Realty’s open houses.
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