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2016 Olympia Area Community Event Calendar

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Date Event Location Phone
April 2016
April 30 Dragon Boat Festival Port Plaza ~ Olympia 360-438-4521
April 30 Racing at South Sound Speedway South Sound Speedway 360-858-1464
April 30-May 1 Nisqually Valley Home, Garden & Trade Show Yelm 360-458-6608
May 2016
May 6-7 steamboat stringband jamboree Olympia no phone #
May 7 Super Salmon Saturday ~ childrens activities Olympia 360-528-5742
May 7 Grand Prix Electric Car Races & S.T.E.M. Fair
   (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math)
Lacey 360-491-0857
May 7 Designing Diva Garden Tour & Plant Sale Olympia 360-754-4321
May 7-8 Olympia Wooden Boat Fair Olympia no phone #
May 13-15 Bluegrass From the Forest * Shelton 360-898-4581
May 14 Prairie Appreciation Day Mima Mounds 360-458-5450
May 14 Fascinating Fossils: Life in Prehistoric Washington Olympia 360-528-5742
May 14 Designing Diva Garden Tour & Plant Sale Olympia 360-754-4321
May 15 Capital City Marathon Olympia no phone #
May 21 What's the Buzz about Honeybees Olympia 360-528-5742
May 21-22 Lacey Spring Fun Fair St. Martins University 360-481-4393
May 22 Lacey Spring Fun Fair Car Show St. Martins University 360-481-4393
June 2016
June 2-5 Mason County Forest Festival * Shelton 360-490-6176
June 4 Deschutes Duck Dash Tumwater no phone #
June 4 New Market Pioneer Fair Tumwater 360-352-1835
June 11 Pond Life Safari Olympia 360-528-5742
June 18 Strawberry Festival Olympia no phone #
June 18 Father's Day Cards Olympia 360-528-5742
June 18-19 Olympic Air Show Olympia Airport 360-705-3925
June 23-26 America's Dixieland Jazz Festival St. Martins Pavilion 360-943-9123
June 25 Boatswap & Chowder Challenge Olympia 360-528-8005
June 25 Visit Springer Lake Preserve Olympia 360-943-3012
July 2016
July Lacey Fireworks Display Lacey 360-491-3214
July 2 FIREWORKS & Racing at South Sound Speedway South Sound Speedway 360-858-1464
July 4 Tumwater Artesian Festival ~
      Parade & Thunder Valley Fireworks Show!
Tumwater Valley 360-754-4160
July 9 South Sound BBQ Festival Lacey 360-491-4141
July McCleary Bear Festival * McCleary no phone #
July 13-17 Capital Lakefair Downtown Olympia 360-943-7344
July 16 Big Rig Races ~ South Sound Speedway South Sound Speedway 360-858-1464
July 16 Capital Indie Book Con Olympia 360-631-0449
July 16-17 STP Bicycle Classic *  (official Midpoint) Centralia 360-748-8885
July Black Lake Regatta Black Lake no phone #
July Oregon Trail Days Tenino City Park 360-264-4609
July 23 Dog-a-Thon* Fort Steilacoom 360-383-2733
July 29 Luau Bingo Night Lacey 360-407-3967
July 30-31 Pacific Northwest Mushroom Festival Lacey 360-259-6672
August 2016
August 3-7 Thurston County Fair Lacey 360-786-5453
August 10-14 Grays Harbor County Fair* Grays Harbor Fairgrounds 360-481-2474
August 11-14 Morton Loggers Jubilee * Morton 360-496-6362
August 12-14 Mt. St. Helen's Bluegrass Festival * Toledo 360-785-3478
August 16-21 Southwest Washington Fair * Chehalis 360-736-6072
September 2016
Sept 2-4 Olympia Harbor Days Percival Landing no phone #
Sept 2-25 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
Sept Nisqually Watershed Festival Nisqually Wildlife Refuge 360-753-9467
Sept 30 Oktoberfest BINGO Night Lacey 360-407-3967
October 2016
October 2 Cider Sunday & Return of the Salmon Celebration Tumwater Falls Park 360-943-6951
October 7-8 Fall Arts Walk Downtown Olympia 360-209-2678
October Children's Day Lacey 360-491-0857
October Oysterfest* Shelton 360-426-2021
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 2016
December 2016
December Olympia Toy Run Downtown Olympia no phone #
January 2017
January 1 Polar Bear Plunge Long Lake 360-491-0857
February 2017
Feb Ethnic Celebration Lacey 360-491-0857
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 360-439-7829
Feb Swap Meet Tenino Speedway 360-858-1464
February Pie Fest Olympia no phone #
March 2017
March Ocean Shores Razor Clam Festival* Ocean Shores 360-289-2451
March Capital Food & Wine Festival St. Martin's Pavilion 360-438-4366
March Olympia Acoustic Fest Olympia Ballroom no phone #
March Blintzapalooza! Olympia 360-754-8519
April 2017
April Vegfest* Seattle 206-706-2635
April Puyallup Spring Fair* Puyallup 253-841-5045
April Arbor Day Seedling Giveaway Lacey 360-491-0857
April Norway Day Lacey 360-923-1242
April OMB BIG Home & Garden Show Lacey 360-754-0912
April Lacey Family Fish-In Lacey 360-491-0857
April Spring Arts Walk            Downtown Olympia 360-709-2678
April Procession of the Species Downtown Olympia 360-705-1087

* 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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