Month: May 2011

Artists’ Garage Sale at The Armory

Looking for something to do this weekend? Well at least Saturday. Here is a interesting event that might interest you. The artists garage sale at the Armory on Eastside. 10am to 3pm Saturday May 21st. Visit the Patrons of South Sound Cultural Arts Web site for more about the organization running the event. To participate take a look at this application form. What POSSCA has to say about the event; Need art supplies? Searching for a great gift for yourself or a friend? Check out the artistic wares and whatnots of over 65 area artists!  The Artists’ Garage Sale is a unique event that gives Olympia’s artists and lovers of the arts the opportunity to meet, shop, and connect.  This is the fourth year for this popular event, which was started by the City of Olympia and is now hosted by POSSCA (Patrons of South Sound Cultural Arts). The event is just $1 and additional donations to POSSCA will be welcomed at the door.  All proceeds from the Artists’ Garage Sale will benefit our mission to support the arts, including our CAPS (Cultural Assistance Program for Students) program which provides musical instruments to students who otherwise couldn’t participate in school music programs. POSSCA also awards several annual arts scholarships to high school seniors pursuing arts education at the college level. Even if you aren’t able to attend this fabulous event, a POSSCA...

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Gardeners Seafood and Pasta

Gardeners has been a mainstay of the Olympia restaurant scene for over thirty years. That has to be a great sign that they are doing something right! We actually think they are doing more than that though! They always have impeccable, knowledgeable and friendly service. Their menu has some long time favorites, but always offers something unique and different via the specials board. Veal, chicken and fish dishes seem to frequent the specials, and in our experience never fail to impress. Entrees always come with two sides, vegetables and a choice of a potatoes or rice. Freshly baked bread rounds out the main...

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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.