Next Week’s Roundup

What’s happening next week – Tenino Arts Creative Market and more

Plus the Washington State Fair and Oly Lit Literary Festival


Each week is an exciting one with the people in Thurston County. Check the upcoming events below to plan your week.

Tenino Arts Creative Market, Saturday, September 9, 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.

Secondhand Safari - Fall 2023, Weekend, September 8 - 9
Shop or host your booth by visiting the website and sending in an application! There are no admission or parking fees for shoppers! This event is free to shop. Proceeds from booth rentals will help fund Fair Foundation projects, restorations, and improvements to the Thurston County Fairgrounds. Click this link for more details.

Jellyfish Jam Music Benefit, Saturday, September 9, 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Enjoy a night of folk tunes and beach vibes with the Puget Sound Estuarium! Join them for this end-of-summer Music Benefit at the Boston Harbor Marina. This event, designed for the entire family, offers an opportunity to enjoy a summer evening filled with good food, tasty drinks, and captivating tunes – all while supporting environmental education opportunities for the South Sound community. They are excited to present a fantastic lineup of musicians this year, featuring Garlic Bread and Roses, Stick and Bones, and a talented headlining band, soon to be revealed! Click this link for more details.

Comedy Jam, Thursday, September 14, from 6:30 p.m.
Six of the top hottest comics today will do one amazing show. Please note General Seating may be theater-style seating (no table). This way, the event can accommodate a larger audience in the room. Ricardo's will have snack food and adult beverages available for purchase. Shows are for ALL AGES; however, some material may be reserved for adults. Click this link for more details.

Oly Lit: A Literary Festival, Weekend, September 15 - 16
Visit Downtown Olympia for a burgeoning literary festival in downtown Olympia featuring author talks and other activities, attracting hundreds of local and out-of-town guests. Click this link for more details.

Washington State Fair, Month-long, September 1 - 24
Make your way to Puyallup for 20 days and nights of unforgettable Fair Fun! Don't miss all your Fair favorites like animals, music, comedy, agriculture exhibits, Fair food, rides, and more! Plus, new exhibits like "Survival: The Exhibition." Click this link for more details.


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