|Sunday, August 02, 2015
Sunday, August 02, 2015
GET TICKETS NOW! "West Side Story" at Tacoma Musical Playhouse:
"The world's greatest love story" comes alive in a theatrical wonder filled with hate and prejudice - always heart-wrenching. Plus, the songs of Bernstein & Sondheim make "West Side Story" one of the best loved musicals of all-time. Friday-Sunday, July 10th-August 2nd. Friday shows at 8pm, Saturdays at 2 & 8pm, Sundays at 2pm. Call 253-565-6867 or visit www.tmp.org for details.
Friday-Sunday, July 10th-August 2nd (times vary)
Tacoma Musical Playhouse, 7116 6th Avenue, Tacoma
"Meet the Beach" All Summer Long:
"Meet the Beach" all summer long with South Sound Estuary Association beach naturalists! It's an exciting learning experience with experts in their field, held at five different parks: Tolmie, Priest Point, Frye Cove, West Bay and Burfoot. Rubber boots recommended. Friday, June 5th-Sunday, August 30th.
Call 360-704-7544 or visit www.sseacenter.org
for more details.
Friday-Sunday, June 5th-August 30th
Tolmie, Priest Point, Frye Cove, West Bay and Burfoot Parks
"Crafts of the Past" at Fort Nisqually:
Visiting artisans giving demonstrations this month include weavers and spinners, bead makers and bead workers - plus a broom maker! These artists are part of the popular "Crafts of the Past" program, which features modern practitioners of 19th century artistic traditions who share the methods and materials of their work. Saturday-Sunday through September 27th. The schedule includes weaving with Karen Haas (July 4th-5th), Sheep to Shawl - spinning and more with Heather Kibbey, Mickey Pederson, Elaine & Randy Thompson (July 11th-12th), Broommaking - John Simurdak (July 18th-19th), Beadmaking and Beadworking: Graced in Glass with Carla Bruno, Darcie Pacholl & Alex Fennell (July 25th-26th). Call 253-591-5339 or see www.tacomaparks.com for details.
Saturday-Sunday, July 4th-September 27th
Ft. Nisqually Living History Museum, Pt. Defiance Park, Tacoma
Thurston County Fair:
Picture yourself at the Thurston County Fair! It's a great time for everyone, with everything from a Diaper Derby for the youngest to a "Savor South Sound" beer & wine tasting event for those 21 and up. Enjoy live entertainment, delicious food - salmon and other great dishes - and much more. Wednesday-Sunday, July 29th-August 2nd. Call 360-786-5453 or see www.co.thurston.wa.us/fair for more information.
Wednesday-Sunday, July 29th-August 2nd
Thurston County Fairgrounds, 3054 Carpenter Rd., Lacey
Mossyrock Blueberry Festival:
The Mossyrock Blueberry Festival celebrates delicious things, from blueberries to a pie eating championship! There's also a parade on Saturday, two different pancake breakfasts, live music, food vendors, a car show, quilt show, kids activities, races, rides and even a family dog show! Friday-Sunday, July 31st-August 2nd. Contact festival coordinator Philip McDaniel at 360-880-1111 or visit www.mossyrockfestivals.org for more information.
Friday-Sunday, July 31st-August 2nd
WORCS Round 7 - World Off Road Championship Series:
The most exciting off road racing series in the world is coming back to Washington Friday, July 31- Sunday, August 2! WORCS Round 7 - World Off Road Championship Series - Novice to Pro Classes! SxS, ATV, Motocross. First-time racers half off race fee! And announcing WORCS-X! in conjunction with Round 7. This awesome bonus event will include The ultimate combination of motocross and endurocross type obstacles! Don't miss this exciting event. Come race, come watch. Pursue your passion!
Friday, July 31 - Sunday, August 2
Straddleline ORV, 15015 State Route 8, McCleary
ACS Relay For Life of Southeast Thurston County:
Help support the fight against cancer and join the movement to celebrate more birthdays. Teams of 10-15 participants will take turns walking the track during the event. Recruit a team from your workplace, church, and organization or neighborhood - fight cancer and save lives! Saturday, August 1st-2nd. Entertainment, games, great prizes, and team-building experiences are all a part of the fun. Go to http://RelayForLife.org/SoutheastThurstonWa for details and information on how to form a team!
Saturday-Sunday, August 1st-2nd, starting 3pm Saturday
Rainier High School, 308 2nd St. W., Rainier
Support Local Climbing Champion!
Victoria Clarke of Olympia, 18, placed third in the 2015 Sport Climbing Series Youth National Championships in Kennesaw, Georgia! In Youth World Championships, the top four climbers in each category go on to Worlds, this year held in Arco, Italy the first week of September. Victoria is one of them! It has always been Victoria's dream to compete internationally. However, the athletes need to raise their own funds (over $2,000) to get there along with their families. http://www.dpmclimbing.com/articles/view/results-2015-scs-youth-nationals?fb_action_ids=10153501245664533&fb_action_types=og.
Supporters are hurrying to hold garage sales, sell handcrafted jewelry, do all they can in short order to get Victoria to Arco, Italy for Worlds Competition by August 29th! Here is Victoria's rally or go fund link: https://usaclimbing.rallyme.com/rallies/1995/victoria-clarke
Andi Clark - (866-1332) https://usaclimbing.rallyme.com/rallies/1995/victoria-clarke
Open House for New Olympia Historical Society Volunteers:
Want to get more involved in your community? Have an interest in history, gardening, marketing or fundraising? Olympia Historical Society and the Bigelow House Museum are recruiting for new volunteers! They need docents to give tours of Bigelow House, ambassadors to share the message of Olympia’s History with school and community groups, gardeners interested in recreating historic landscaping and orchards around Bigelow House, and people with diverse skills to lend their expertise in a variety of areas. They will be holding an open house for new volunteers Sunday, August 2, 2015 noon to 4pm.
Sunday, August 2nd noon-4pm
Bigelow House, 918 Glass Ave NE, Olympia, WA 98506
Tenino Quarry Swimming Pool:
The Tenino Memorial Swimming Pool is open throughout the summer! Families and individuals, whether inside or outside of Tenino School District, are invited to enjoy summer afternoons in the pool, weather permitting. Family passes available. Wednesday-Sunday, July 5th-September 6th, 12-7pm. Cost is $2 per day/per person ($4 for those outside of the district), $100 family pass (2 adults & 3 children--$175 for families outside of the district). Call 360-264-2368 for more information.
Wednesday-Sunday, July 5th-September 6th, 12-7pm
Tenino Stone Company Quarry, Tenino
Redneck Car Show to Benefit ACS:
The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Lewis County's Team Laugh Out Loud's Redneck Car Show will be held Sunday, August 2nd 1-5pm. Good fun and family entertainment with kids' games and activities. There will also be games for the adults including a pit crew contest, so bring your tools (no power tools). Bring Power Wheels for the kids division. Five categories for the 2 & 3-wheeled division and 6 categories for the truck division. All proceeds to benefit Relay For Life of Lewis County! $20 to register a vehicle; $5 for kids. First 25 entries will receive a dash plaque.
Sunday, August 2nd 1-5pm
114 NW Alder Ave., Napavine WA. 98565