The summer is getting fun. Enjoy local activities for this week, including the anticipated LoveOly Summerfest!
Motoamerica Superbikes, Saturday, June 22-25
The fastest motorcycle racing in the Pacific Northwest returns! Be a part of the racing world as you witness MotoAmerica Superbikes return at Ridge Motorsports Park in Shelton. This weekend-long event will feature six classes of racing reaching speeds of 160mph as they try to conquer the Ridge with qualifying sessions on Friday, and all-day racing Saturday and Sunday! In addition to the racing action, you can walk the paddock and interact with the racers, explore various food trucks and vendors across the facility, reach speeds of 45mph on one of the Ridge Go-Karts, enjoy surprise entertainment throughout the weekend, and more! Click this link for more details.
2nd Annual Car Show for a Cure, Saturday, June 24, from 11:30 a.m.
Show off your wheels while fighting cancer at Car Show For a Cure! Registration starts at 11:30 a.m., and awards at 3:30 p.m. Pre-registration is encouraged. Silent auction items are available!! Relay for Life is a free, family-friendly event with free activities! Click this link for more details.
Summer Native Art Fair, Saturday, June 24, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Summer Native art fair features over 40 artists representing 15 Tribes selling original artwork at different prices. Get some jewelry, prints, paintings, clothing, ceramic ware, botanicals, carving, or weaving. Indian tacos, frybread, soups, and desserts will be available for sale. Click this link for more details.
Escape Room: "The Euphorigen Investigation,” Saturday, June 24, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Join an escape room for fun! Work on a team of 3-6 people to look for hidden clues and complete a series of puzzles to solve a mystery! Space is limited, and registration is required. You can register individually or as part of a team of up to 6 people. Register here or by contacting the library at 360-491-3860. Appropriate for ages 12 through adult. Click this link for more details.
LoveOly SummerFest 2023 Pet Show, Saturday, June 24, from 11 a.m.
Get the hot glue guns out and the costumes ready, the 2023 Pet Parade is on June 24. It’s a joint event powered by the Hands On Children’s Museum. Dress up the family, accessorize your furry, feathered, or scaly friends, and join the celebration! Meet at 11 a.m. at 5th Ave. at Washington St. to parade downtown Olympia and around Sylvester Park. Door prizes will be awarded in the following categories: big dogs, little dogs, pets, impersonations, and wheels. All participants will receive a two-for-one pass to the Hands On Children’s Museum. Click this link for more details.
LoveOly SummerFest 2023, Weekend, June 23-25, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Exciting news for Olympia residents! This three-day event will feature live music and performances, interactive art installations from local artists, activities for kids and families, and a Biergarten featuring craft beer from 3 Magnets Brewing Co., Well 80 Brewhouse, and Whitewood Cider Co. But that's not all - on Sunday, the incredible Queens from Diva Drag Brunch will take the outdoor stage by storm while local and regional pop-up food vendors serve delicious brunch menus. This year the Olympia Downtown Alliance is partnering with TOMORROW, the production group responsible for the South Sound Block Party, whose inaugural music festival kicked off in August 2022. Get ready to experience the best of Olympia's downtown community at LoveOly SummerFest 2023! Click this link for more details.
Sparkling & Rose Wine Tasting 2023, Thursday, June 29, 4 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Join the annual Sparkling and Rose Wine Tasting on Thursday, June 25. The cost is $25 per person, including 1 Riedel Sparkling Wine Glass and eight tastes. This is a reservation-only event. There are two sessions to pick from: Session 1 from 4-6 p.m. or Session 2 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Click this link for more details.
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