It’s incredible that August is almost half over. Thankfully, there are still summer events going on so you can make the most of what’s left before school starts up again. From mermaids and pirates to a taco and pepper beer festival, there are plenty of things to do in Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater and throughout Thurston County this weekend. You can access the full calendar here. Check out our highlights below.

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Featured photo credit: Chris Hamilton

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