Monthly Archives: February 2014
There are a lot of events downtown this weekend! Definitely a great weekend to go and support local businesses and crafters! Downtown for the Holidays kicks off, and Holiday CraftNW is also happening this Sunday.
Tickets are still available for DeliFest! Purchase tickets before the event and you end up saving a two dollars per ticket. There will also be kosher corned beef and Jewish Rye Bread available at the Bake Sale table. You can get your DeliFest tickets in advance for $18 at Bagel Brothers (400 Cooper Point Rd […]
Olympia Film Society‘s 27th Annual Film Festival starts this Friday, runs 12th of November through to the 20th. We recommend opening night in particular, it is always quite the event!
Have you ever seen the Governor’s Mansion? We have, it is beautiful! This is a very popular tour so make sure you get in early and make a reservation. Holiday tours of the Governor’s Mansion are being offered, morning and afternoon times are available on; December 9th December 10th December 16th December 17th. Here is […]
With a multitude of access points close to Olympia, Capitol State Forest is an easily accessible area for hiking, off road bikes and mountain biking. Download the DNR Map of Capitol Forest. http://www.dnr.wa.gov/Publications/eng_rms_cap_forest_scan_full_08.pdf
Having the designation as the Evergreen state may be a bit misleading for folks who have never visited Washington. Yes we have an abundance of conifers and are indeed green the majority of the year, but during fall, the hills and mountains come alive with color. Recently my family took a trip to Leavenworth, WA […]
We think Olympia is a great place to base yourself while traveling the Puget Sound and the Olympic Peninsula. Olympia has great restaurants to come back to after a day of sightseeing, driving, hiking or biking. Some of our favorite day trips include; Nisqually Wildlife Refuge is only a short drive north of Olympia, however […]
So after a little tweaking and prodding, we have version 1.0 of Basecamp Olympia, incorporating Experience Olympia. Whether you are a long time resident, a traveler or tourist, or Washingtonian living close-by, we hope this site will help you come to realize that Olympia is so much more than the State Capital! Olympia boosts a […]
19th Annual Bazaar, “Homemade For The Holidays”. When? Friday, November 5, 4-8 PM and Saturday, November 6, 9 AM – 4 PM. Where? Thurston County Fairgrounds, 3054 Carpenter Rd SE, Lacey WA Free parking and admission. Food bank donations accepted. Four buildings filled with handcrafted items from 100 talented crafters. Lunch available from “Bavarian Wurst”, bake […]