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2014 Olympia Area Community Event Calendar

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Date Event Location Phone
February 2015
February 25 Family Caregiver Education Workshop Olympia 360-570-0049
February 28 Pie Fest Olympia no phone #
February 28 FROZEN Extravaganza Olympia 360-890-4403
March 2015
March 7 Ethnic Celebration Lacey 360-491-0857
March 20-21 Thurston County Flea Market Lacey 360-791-7632
March 20-22 Ocean Shores Razor Clam Festival* Ocean Shores 360-289-2451
March 21-22 Vegfest* Seattle 206-706-2635
March 25 Family Caregiver Education Workshop Olympia 360-570-0049
March 25-28 "Laughter on the 23rd Floor" Olympia 360-786-0151
March 28 Capital Food & Wine Festival St. Martin's Pavilion 360-438-4366
March 28 Hop for Hunger Yelm no phone #
March Blintzapalooza! Olympia 360-754-8519
April 2015
April Racing at South Sound Speedway South Sound Speedway 360-858-1464
April Shelton Fiddle Fest* Shelton no phone #
April 11 Arbor Day Seedling Giveaway Lacey 360-491-0857
April 16-19 Puyallup Spring Fair* Puyallup 253-841-5045
April 17-18 Thurston County Flea Market Lacey 360-791-7632
April 18 Lacey Family Fish-In Lacey 360-491-0857
April 19 OMB BIG Home & Garden Show Lacey 360-754-0912
April Norway Day Lacey 360-459-3982
April 24-25 Spring Arts Walk            Downtown Olympia 360-709-2678
April 25 Procession of the Species Downtown Olympia 360-705-1087
April 25 Dragon Boat Festival Port Plaza ~ Olympia 360-438-4521
April 25-26 Nisqually Valley Home, Garden & Trade Show Yelm 360-458-6608
May 2015
May Grand Prix Electric Car Races & S.T.E.M. Fair
   (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math)
Lacey ~ Huntamer Park 360-491-0857
May Old Timer's Historical Fair* Matlock 360-482-3382
May 9 Prairie Appreciation Day Mima Mounds 360-458-5450
May Olympia Wooden Boat Fair Olympia no phone #
May 15-16 Thurston County Flea Market Lacey 360-791-7632
May 15-17 Bluegrass From the Forest * Shelton 360-898-4581
May 16 Hell's Run @ Burnt Bridge Onalaska 360-557-0556
May Lacey Spring Fun Fair St. Martins University 360-481-4393
May Capital City Marathon Olympia no phone #
May Lacey Spring Fun Fair Car Show St. Martins University 360-481-4393
May Mason County Forest Festival * Shelton 360-490-0957
May Roy Pioneer Rodeo * Roy no phone #
June 2015
June Deschutes Duck Dash Tumwater no phone #
June Olympic Air Show Olympia Airport 360-705-3925
June Swede Day Midsommar Festival Rochester 360-273-7974
June 18-21 US Open National Golf Championship* Chambers Bay 253-460-4653
June 20 Boatswap & Chowder Challenge Olympia 360-528-8005
June Strawberry Festival Olympia no phone #
June Yelm Prairie Days Yelm 360-458-3372
June America's Dixieland Jazz Festival St. Martins Pavilion 360-943-9123
July 2015
July Lacey Fireworks Display     MAP Lacey 360-491-3214
July Summerfest * ~ Demo Derby & Fireworks! Centralia 360-330-7674
July Tumwater Artesian Festival ~
      Parade & Thunder Valley Fireworks Show!
Tumwater Valley 360-754-4160
July Freedom Fest* JBLM 253-967-4294
July FIREWORKS & Racing at South Sound Speedway South Sound Speedway 360-858-1464
July South Sound BBQ Festival Lacey 360-491-4141
July McCleary Bear Festival * McCleary no phone #
July Cruise-In Tumwater 360-786-6345
July STP Bicycle Classic *  (official Midpoint) Centralia 360-748-8885
July Black Lake Regatta Black Lake no phone #
July Capital Lakefair Downtown Olympia 360-943-7344
July Big Rig Races ~ South Sound Speedway South Sound Speedway 360-858-1464
July Oregon Trail Days Tenino City Park 360-264-4609
July Dog-a-Thon* Fort Steilacoom 360-383-2733
July Pacific Northwest Mushroom Festival Lacey 360-259-6672
July Mason County Fair & Rodeo * Shelton 360-427-5599
July Thurston County Fair Lacey 360-786-5453
August 2015
August Grays Harbor County Fair* Grays Harbor Fairgrounds 360-481-2474
August Morton Loggers Jubilee * Morton 360-496-6362
August Mt. St. Helen's Bluegrass Festival * Toledo 360-785-3478
August Southwest Washington Fair * Chehalis 360-736-6072
August Chehalis Garlic Fest* Chehalis no phone #
August Rainier Round-up Days & Parade Rainier 360-446-1040
August Sand in the City Olympia Port Plaza 360-956-0818
August Olympia Harbor Days Percival Landing no phone #
August Roy Pioneer Rodeo* Roy no phone #
September 2015
Sept 11-13 Bluegrass Pickin' Party, Campout, BBQ
      & Little Flea Market
American Heritage
Sept Nisqually Watershed Festival Nisqually Wildlife Refuge 360-753-9467
Sept Washington State Fair ~ (Puyallup Fair) Puyallup 253-845-1771
Sept Summer's End at Lacey
      Rod, Custom & Specialty Car Show
Huntamer Park ~ Lacey 360-491-0857
October 2015
October Fall Arts Walk Downtown Olympia 360-209-2678
October Children's Day Lacey 360-491-0857
October 16-17 Thurston County Flea Market Lacey 360-791-7632
October Oysterfest* Shelton 360-426-2021
October Cider Sunday & Return of the Salmon Celebration Tumwater Falls Park 360-943-6951
October See the Wild Salmon Returning! Thurston County no phone #
October Apple Festival & Pumpkin Patch! Lattin's Country Cider Mill 360-491-7328
October Schilter Farm Harvest Festival Nisqually 360-459-4023
November 2015
Nov Olympia Film Festival Capitol Theatre 360-754-6670
December 2015
December Olympia Toy Run Downtown Olympia no phone #
January 2016
January Polar Bear Plunge Long Lake 360-491-0857
February 2016
Feb Olympia Old Time Music Festival Downtown Olympia no phone #
Feb Rain Dee Voo Littlerock 360-612-0406
Feb Toliva Shoal Sailboat Race View from Boston Harbor 360-753-1850
Feb Sa'Heh'Wa'Mish Days Shelton 360-432-3841

* Events marked with an asterisk are outside of 'Thurston County'.

Every effort has been made to insure these listings are correct.
Event schedule subject to change. Not all events are listed

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