Next Week’s Roundup

What’s happening next week– Tumwater Artesian Brewfest and other festivities

Plus the Girls and Boys Club Free Community Field Day and Harlequin’s Annual Season Announcement


Join in on the fun by supporting local businesses.

2023 Tumwater Artesian Brewfest, Saturday, August 19
Brewing is Tumwater's History. The Tumwater Artesian Brewfest provides a unique outdoor venue (in the shadow of the former Olympia Brewery) for you to SIP craft beers from 40+ NW breweries along with cider, wine, and spirits; SAVOR food from local vendors and restaurants; and PLAY super-sized beer pong, putt-putt golf, enter stein holding competitions, and more! There will be more than 100 beverage choices, not to mention delicious food, fun games, and captivating entertainment. This is a 21-and-over event. Click this link for more details.

Free Community Field Day, Saturday, August 19, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
This event is free to anyone in Thurston County, even if you are not a Boys & Girls Club member! In addition to the games, inflatables, and face painting, the 2nd Annual Dunk Tank Challenge will wrap up as the winners of the month-long fundraising competition get a chance to dunk their opponent! Click this link for more details.

Harlequin’s Annual Season Announcement, Saturday, August 19, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
This is an engrossing presentation headlined by Producing Artistic Director Aaron Lamb, revealing Season 33. The evening will conclude with a celebratory champagne toast. Light hors d'oeuvres and a no-host bar with beer, wine, and two signature cocktails will be available throughout the evening. And don't miss the wine toss and 50/50 raffle! Click this link for more details.

Intro to Letterpress Package, Sunday, August 20, from 11 a.m.
These two companion classes are an excellent general introduction to letterpress techniques and our shop. Upon completion of these two classes, you will be able to print independently at Community Print. Participants will receive a tour of the studio and a thorough explanation of the letterpress process. After this class, a one-on-one project session will be scheduled at a mutually agreeable time. Get type high! Click this link for more details.

South Sound Block Party, Weekend, August 25-26
The South Sound Block Party is back! 15+ new, nationally touring, and local bands, great food and drink offerings, a beer garden, games, and more - all on the shores of the beautiful Puget Sound. The lineup includes BALTO, Daisies, Kelsey Magnuson, Oranj Goodman, Os Mutantes, Skating Polly, Sub-radio, Sunny war, Terror Cactus, The Lowest Pair, The Moss, Them Badgers, Wild Powwers, Wildermiss. Get Early Bird Pricing on General Admission and VIP Weekend Passes now and save. Click this link for more details.

Hands On Summer Splash Gala, Friday, August 25
Enjoy a night of alfresco fun with delicious food, live music, and great friends - coming together to support Museum Access for all children! This is a 21+ event. Click this link for more details.


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