Next Week's Roundup

What’s happening next week-- Tacoma Summer Fest and other festivities

Plus the Imagination Library of Washington Day and Tenino Arts Creative Market


Enjoy your week by checking out some of the fun events below.

Tacoma Summer Fest 2023, Saturday, August 12
This year, the Tacoma Summer Fest will be returning to Point Ruston. This one-day event will feature great handmade makers from the Pacific North West, fabulous food trucks, and a gorgeous waterfront view. You’ll find 100% handmade jewelry, clothing, housewares, fantastic gifts, local artisanal food, many Tacoma makers, and more. Click this link for more details.

Tenino Arts Creative Market, Saturday, August 12, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
The Tenino Arts Creative Market is nestled in the Creative District of historic Tenino and comes to life on the 2nd Saturday, June through September. This fine art, fine craft street fair gathers artisans skilled in wood, glass, metal, leather, paint, and a sundry of other unique and original creations. Spend a day in Tenino and experience a hometown welcome to a genuinely artsy and historical destination. Click this link for more details.

Splash Gallery 12-Year Anniversary Celebration, Saturday, August 12, 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Splash is one of Olympia's premier art galleries, established in 2011 to promote artistic expression in the community. They offer a vibrant selection of local fine art, including oils pastels, watercolor, jewelry, glass, ceramics, photography, wood turning, pyrography, textile art, and more. Join them on August 12 from 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. for a reception with live music from Ross Matteson, sips and savors, fun prizes, and surprises for our patrons. The dockside window will feature the anniversary theme "12 x 12," celebrating the signature artistic styles of the amazing artists and its 12 years at Percival Landing! Click this link for more details.

Imagination Library of Washington Day with Dolly Parton, Tuesday, August 15, from 2:30 p.m.
On August 15, philanthropist Dolly Parton will visit Washington State to celebrate achieving statewide coverage of the Imagination Library. All Washington children from birth to age five can now register to receive one book every month, for free, from Dolly Parton's Imagination Library. August 15 will also be signified by a proclamation from Governor Jay Inslee and Lieutenant Governor Denny Heck as "Imagination Library of Washington Day." This invite-only event will be broadcasted and streamed live on TVW. Click this link for more details.

Children’s Entertainment – Brian Ledbetter, Thursday, August 15, from 6:30 p.m.
Go on a grand adventure with Brian Ledbetter’s magic show on August 15!mHe demonstrates that anything is possible if we think outside the box and use our minds in non-traditional ways. In Brian’s show, anything is possible, and his audiences should expect the unexpected! Click this link for more details.


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