Month: February 2011

Rides in a B-17 and B-25!

This could be a once in a lifetime experience! Tickets are $395 and $425 for Monday – Sunday, June 13-19th at the Olympia Air Show. If you are or have a flying buff in your family this would be a gift to cherish and remember forever! For details and ticket purchases see the Flight Museums Web site for...

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Congressman Dennis Kucinich Speaks on
 ”The True Cost of War”

Olympia Fellowship of Reconciliation Presents; Congressman Dennis Kucinich Speaks on
 “The True Cost of War” Date: Monday, February 21 (Presidents Day) Time: Doors open 2pm  for the 3pm show A suggested donation of $5 – $15 from those attending the event will go to cover costs and to benefit the sponsoring organizations. Tickets are only available day of event when the doors open. For more details see the Olympia Film Society Events...

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Chambers Creek Park

Formerly known as the Chambers Creek Properties, this park is just past Steilacoom in University Place.  It is definitely a park in progress, but their are already great walking trails, beach access, and toilet facilities. A bonus for dog lovers is that it is pet friendly, with an enclosed off leash area, and off leash beach area. This can be somewhat hard to find in the South Sound. It is only 30 minutes from Olympia, and if you go via Dupont quite a nice leisurely drive and somewhat scenic. Pierce County maintains the site. This short description from their web site does not do...

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Olympia, Washington

What is Basecamp?

Olympia is your Basecamp to the surrounding area! It is the ideal place to base yourself for a few days while you explore the region. The Olympic National Park, Mount Rainier, Mount St Helens, the coast, even Seattle are all great day trips from Olympia.

Why not stay a week, one day traveling out of town and the the next staying in town and see a show, visit the Capital, wander Percival Landing, feel the vibe of the Farmers Market.