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Special Event: Holiday, For the Family, Community Event
Intercity Transit Jingle Bus
The Jingle Bus, a holiday-decorated Intercity Transit coach, will operate on every local transit route throughout the month of December – a different route every day – offering candy canes, free fare and holiday spirit everywhere it goes. The Jingle Bus ki...
Intercity Transit
Olympia, WA

Thu 12/12/19 - Fri 12/27/19 at 5:55am-11pm
Sports: Community Event, Children, Holiday, Ice Skating
Oly on Ice
Oly on Ice is back for another exciting season of skating with a bigger rink and even more fun! Hours of operation and prices vary, see website for additional exciting details!
Isthmus Park (Oly Ice)
Olympia, WA

Thu 12/12/19 - Mon 1/20/20
Special Event: Meeting
DNA Redux
Olympia Genealogical Society’s December meeting will be “DNA Redux.” Using DNA for genealogy is no longer the "new thing" and we should all have some knowledge about it. At our December 12 meeting, we will get a crash refresher course about DNA— what it is...
Thurston County Courthouse
Olympia, WA

Thu 12/12/19 at 7pm-9pm
Special Event: For the Family, Ice Skating
Fairy Tale Night @ Oly On Ice
Come on down to Oly on Ice for a night of Fairy Tale Fun hosted by Harlequin Productions. Skate and take photos with some of your favorite Fairy Tale Characters, Cinderella, Rapunzel, and even the Big Bad Wolf! Enjoy off-ice activities such as Face Paintin...
Isthmus Park (Oly Ice)
Olympia, WA

Thu 12/12/19 at 4pm-7pm
Theater: Drama
Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Carol
Harlequin Productions presents Seattle playwright John Longenbaugh’s Holmesian twist on the Dickens classic, Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Carol, November 29th through December 31st at the State Theater in downtown Olympia. Artistic Directo...
Harlequin Productions
Olympia, WA

Thu 12/12/19 at 7:30pm-10:30pm
Fri 12/13/19 at 7:30pm-10:30pm
Sat 12/14/19 at 2pm and 7:30pm
Sun 12/15/19 at 2pm
Thu 12/19/19 at 7:30pm-10:30pm
Comedy: Stand Up Comedy
Tipsy Comedy: December Edition
Joke Masters Comedy is bringing you a premier lineup of Comedians for your entertainment! Tickets are $15 online or $20 at the door. The show will begin at 7PM, but we will begin seating at 6PM for general admission - this gives you time to secure the b...
Tipsy Piano Bar
Olympia, WA

Thu 12/12/19 at 7pm-8:30pm
Dance: Classical Dance
Ballet Northwest's The Nutcracker at The Washington Center for the Performing Arts
Olympia’s holiday favorite for 35 years features stunning sets, beautiful costumes, more than 200 local dancers, and guest artists from Dance Theater of Harlem (New York), Ballet West (Salt Lake City), and National Ballet of Cuba. Join Clara and the Nutcr...
Washington Center for the Performing Arts
Olympia, WA

Fri 12/13/19
Sat 12/14/19
Sun 12/15/19
Fri 12/20/19
Sat 12/21/19
Music: For the Family, Choral
Capital High School Chamber Choir @ Oly On Ice
Enjoy a special performance from the Capital High School Chamber Choir, back for their second year in a row. Go CHS Cougars!
Isthmus Park (Oly Ice)
Olympia, WA

Fri 12/13/19 at 5pm-7pm
Music: Choral, Holiday Music
Hearth Fires, Songs and Carols with Women of NoteHoliday
Holiday choral concert featuring winter songs and carols from different countries including Norway, Sweden, Latvia, Czech Republic, Germany and the U.S.
The United Churches of Olympia
Olympia, WA

Fri 12/13/19 at 7pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Class/Workshop
Lunch Time Meditation
Change your mind, change your day. Take an hour in the middle of the day to connect to your heart, cultivate inner peace and happiness and clarify your intention for the day. Everyone is welcome to attend these guided meditations. No previous experience...
Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center
Olympia, WA

Fri 12/13/19 at 12pm-1pm
Mon 12/16/19 at 12pm-1pm
Wed 12/18/19 at 12pm-1pm
Fri 12/20/19 at 12pm-1pm
Mon 12/23/19 at 12pm-1pm
Theater: Children's Theatre
The Wind in the Willows
Olympia Family Theater welcomes you to join us on a delightful holiday trip up out of your burrow on a float down the river, past Toad Hall, and into the very heart of the Wild Wood. Toad is always keen to take on the latest fad, but his new obsession ...
Olympia Family Theater
Olympia, WA

Fri 12/13/19 at 7pm-8:30pm
Sat 12/14/19 at 2pm-3:30pm
Sun 12/15/19 at 2pm-3:30pm
Fri 12/20/19 at 7pm-8:30pm
Sat 12/21/19 at 2pm-3:30pm
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser, Social Event
West Central Park Project Winter Gala
West Central Park is all about creating community while enjoying a beautiful space together, and our annual Winter Gala brings it all indoors for one great night. Please join park friends and supporters for an evening of celebration at the Abigail Stuart H...
Abigail Stuart House
Olympia, WA

Fri 12/13/19 at 7pm-11pm
Theater: Burlesque, Comedy, Comedy/Drama, Experimental/Perf. Art, Musical, Dance Play, Drama, Variety Show
A 'Festive' Free Range Drag Show!
Kick off the holiday season with Free Range Drag! We can't wait to get festive and all we want for Christmas is for you to come to our Drag Show. Free Range Drag Presents: A 'Festive' Free Range Drag Show! Sat December 14th - 9pm, $7 - 21+ (no one ...
Cryptatropa Bar
Olympia, WA

Sat 12/14/19 at 9pm-11:30pm
Music: Folk
Bryan Bowers
Bryan Bowers developed his own unique way of playing the autoharp, with all five fingers of his playing hand in action on their own like those of a piano player. He's regarded by many as the greatest living player of the instrument.
New Traditions Fair Trade
Olympia, WA

Sat 12/14/19 at 7:30pm-10pm
Music: Holiday Music
Christmas Memories Brass Choir Holiday Show
Brass Choir Holiday Show, Saturday, December 14, 2019, 2 p.m., at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1925 Boulevard Rd, Olympia. The ever-popular 18-member Brass Choir, directed by Greg Allison, will put you in the holiday mood. Laughter and reflection aboun...
Westminster Presbyterian Church
Olympia, WA

Sat 12/14/19 at 2pm-3:30pm
Special Event: Religious
Harmony at Home Over the Holidays
Some say the holiday season is the most joyful time of the year, but do we think so when uncle Jack has few too many and publicly embarrasses us? We need some special ways of thinking for this season. Learn the ways of harmony in this class, and enjoy the ...
Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center
Olympia, WA

Sat 12/14/19 at 10am-1pm
Special Event: Volunteer Event
Kaiser Woods Volunteer Work Party
Come and visit a wonderful parcel known as Kaiser Woods! This lovely wooded area is located near Ken Lake. Join Stewardship staff as we remove invasive English ivy from the wonderful native trees at the entrance to the parcel. The park is located at the en...
Kaiser Woods Parcel
Olympia, WA

Sat 12/14/19 at 10am-1pm
Special Event: Education
Out of This World: Galaxy Exploration
Put on your space suit and become a space explorer. Blast off to discover mysteries beyond the earth with cosmic crafts and interstellar space challenges.
LOTT's WET Science Center
Olympia, WA

Sat 12/14/19 at 10am-4pm
Dance: Classical Dance, Holiday
Studio West Dance Theatre's The Nutcracker and Clara's Nutcracker Party
Join Studio West Dance Theatre this holiday season and experience a whimsical trip to the Sugar Plum Kingdom where you will see magical dances come to life, with professional sets, costumes, and over 230+ performers! This celebrated production will transpo...
South Puget Sound Community College – Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts
Olympia, WA

Sat 12/14/19 at 7pm
Sun 12/15/19 at 1pm and 5pm
Mon 12/16/19 at 6:30pm
Fri 12/20/19 at 7pm
Sat 12/21/19 at 2pm and 7pm
Special Event: Animals, Children, Community Event, Fair/Festival, For the Family, Green/Environmental, Nature, Holiday
Turn of the Tides
The Estuarium is hosting our annual Turn of the Tides winter festival! Join us December 14th, from 11:00 – 4:00 PM for a day of Puget Sound centered winter celebration. Functioning like a winter bazaar, this cherished annual event features educational and ...
Puget Sound Estuarium
Olympia, WA

Sat 12/14/19 at 11am-4pm
    

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