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 sale by “Lacey Presbyterian Church”, “Little Monkey Kettle...Read More
Author: Olympia Concierge
So if you are looking for a fun day to fill a day around Olympia here is a suggestion that will not break the bank. First head off to Wolf Haven and take a tour (which start on the hour). You get to learn a lot about wolves and why they are such a beneficial part of the ecosystem. Admission is $10, if you grab one of their maps or coupons you get $2 off. Either way it is well worth the price of admission. Next it is off to the Monarch Sculputure Park. This is a non-profit outdoor art gallery. Self guided tours. Donations excepted. It is also located on the Chelalis Bicycle Trail. So if your keen you could do this as part of a bike ride from Olympia. It is an interesting mix of art and worth the stop. Finally a bite to eat will be in order so on your way back to Olympia stop at Lattin’s Cider Mill. The apple cider is great! They have a country style produce store, home made pies and donuts. All the fixings for a nice casual lunch in their gardens and...Read More
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.