The Schmidt House to Host Local Women’s History by Shanna Stevenson

In celebration of Women’s History Month, local historian Shanna Stevenson will highlight Thurston County women and their impact on our community at the March 1st History Talk at the Schmidt House. Their influence goes well beyond getting the right to vote. The History Talks are part of the Olympia Tumwater Foundation’s Heritage Builders program. Stevenson has considerable…

Join the Dispute Resolution Center of Thurston County for Collaborative Negotiations Training

Are you interested in respectful, mutually-beneficial decision-making? Do you want to minimize the risks and expense of litigation? Do you want more skills to create win-win solutions? If so, make plans to attend the Collaborative Negotiations Training from March 15-16th. This fun and highly interactive 16-hour training provides participants with a foundation in the concepts, processes,…

Northwest Regional Quidditch Championship Coming to Lacey this Weekend

US Quidditch (USQ) is excited to bring the 2018 Northwest Regional Championship to Lacey, Washington in partnership with Experience Olympia & Beyond. The tournament will be held at Lacey Thurston Regional Athletic Complex. The tournament will welcome three community teams from Idaho, Oregon, and Washington to compete on the regional stage on February 17-18, 2018. Lacey…

The Capital Food & Wine Festival is Back

The Capital Food and Wine Festival is back! March 24th from noon to nine at Saint Martin’s Marcus Pavilion in Lacey. Thousands of patrons, hundreds of volunteers, vintners, brewmasters, chefs, musicians, local businesses and specialized vendors from all over the Pacific Northwest assemble to make this event possible, now on its 29th year running. Gather your friends and…