November Local History Video

The November edition of Now Where Were We? is available for viewing on YouTube.  This month's theme is Olympia's civic core and was filmed at Sylvester Park.

Old State Capitol

Credit State Library Photograph collection, Washington State Archives

You can subscribe on the YouTube Channel page for updates and new videos.  The show is in its second year.

 

From Ice Age to the 21st Century: A History of Thurston County

Event: 
Wed, 12/06/2017 - 5:30pm - 6:45pm

Historian Drew Crooks will explore the fascinating history of Thurston County from far in the past to modern times. It is an exciting story, full of surprises, conflicts and compromises.

We’re located at 7023 New Market St SW, accessible via Intercity Transit route 12/13. Call 360-943-7790 for more information.

 

Fairy Tea Party

Event: 
Fri, 11/17/2017 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Discover the enchanted world of the fairy folk. Dress in a fairy folk costume, and enjoy a fairy tea and activities so exciting they're magical. Dancers from Ballet Northwest will also be performing two dances from the Nutcracker ballet. Free tickets will be available at the Tumwater Timberland Library Information Desk beginning Friday, November 3. The library is normally closed at this time and will be open only for the program. Sponsored by the Friends of the Tumwater Timberland Library.

We’re located at 7023 New Market St SW, accessible via Intercity Transit route 12/13. Call 360-943-7790 for more information.

 

The Stardust Christmas Fandango

Event: 
Sun, 12/03/2017 - 2:00pm

November 30 - December 31, 2017

Musical Holiday Charm by Harlowe Reed

Set in December of 1961, The Stardust Christmas Fandango will continue Harlequin’s annual celebration of American pop music for the holidays. Fandango is the twenty-second in the series that has provided a delightful alternative Holiday entertainment for all ages since 1994. A small Greenwich Village nightspot, the Stardust Club is home to a group of striving performers and musicians who struggle to keep the doors open while negotiating their personal lives, romances and Big Apple career moves. The roller coaster events of the mid-twentieth century may keep them off balance, but Christmas still brings out the best in everyone. A Holiday Gift for All Ages.

Musical Comedy – Fun for all ages.

TICKET PRICES: General $49 • Senior/Military $45 • Student/Youth $25
Evenings at 8pm • Sunday Matinees at 2pm

The Stardust Christmas Fandango

Event: 
Sat, 12/02/2017 - 8:00pm

November 30 - December 31, 2017

Musical Holiday Charm by Harlowe Reed

Set in December of 1961, The Stardust Christmas Fandango will continue Harlequin’s annual celebration of American pop music for the holidays. Fandango is the twenty-second in the series that has provided a delightful alternative Holiday entertainment for all ages since 1994. A small Greenwich Village nightspot, the Stardust Club is home to a group of striving performers and musicians who struggle to keep the doors open while negotiating their personal lives, romances and Big Apple career moves. The roller coaster events of the mid-twentieth century may keep them off balance, but Christmas still brings out the best in everyone. A Holiday Gift for All Ages.

Musical Comedy – Fun for all ages.

TICKET PRICES: General $49 • Senior/Military $45 • Student/Youth $25
Evenings at 8pm • Sunday Matinees at 2pm

The Stardust Christmas Fandango

Event: 
Fri, 12/01/2017 - 8:00pm

November 30 - December 31, 2017

Musical Holiday Charm by Harlowe Reed

Set in December of 1961, The Stardust Christmas Fandango will continue Harlequin’s annual celebration of American pop music for the holidays. Fandango is the twenty-second in the series that has provided a delightful alternative Holiday entertainment for all ages since 1994. A small Greenwich Village nightspot, the Stardust Club is home to a group of striving performers and musicians who struggle to keep the doors open while negotiating their personal lives, romances and Big Apple career moves. The roller coaster events of the mid-twentieth century may keep them off balance, but Christmas still brings out the best in everyone. A Holiday Gift for All Ages.

Musical Comedy – Fun for all ages.

TICKET PRICES: General $49 • Senior/Military $45 • Student/Youth $25
Evenings at 8pm • Sunday Matinees at 2pm

The Stardust Christmas Fandango

Event: 
Thu, 11/30/2017 - 8:00pm

November 30 - December 31, 2017

Musical Holiday Charm by Harlowe Reed

Set in December of 1961, The Stardust Christmas Fandango will continue Harlequin’s annual celebration of American pop music for the holidays. Fandango is the twenty-second in the series that has provided a delightful alternative Holiday entertainment for all ages since 1994. A small Greenwich Village nightspot, the Stardust Club is home to a group of striving performers and musicians who struggle to keep the doors open while negotiating their personal lives, romances and Big Apple career moves. The roller coaster events of the mid-twentieth century may keep them off balance, but Christmas still brings out the best in everyone. A Holiday Gift for All Ages.

Musical Comedy – Fun for all ages.

TICKET PRICES: General $49 • Senior/Military $45 • Student/Youth $25
Evenings at 8pm • Sunday Matinees at 2pm

Online Plant Sale

Event: 
Sun, 10/15/2017 (All day) - Fri, 10/27/2017 (All day)

Native Plant Salvage Foundation is selling some of its excess plants to clear space in the holding beds and alleviate our budget for the winter salvage and education programs. Order some great native and waterwise plants for low prices online at https://www.nativeplantsalvage.org/plant-ordering and pick them up October 29, just in time to plant for the winter rains!

Monday Night Movies: "Seasons"

Event: 
Mon, 10/23/2017 - 7:00pm

At the Obsidian, 414 Fourth Avenue East in downtown Olympia.

This is the history of the ten thousand years since the last Ice Age, seen through the eyes of animals.  Shows awe-inspiring migratory patterns.  Animal personalities and abilities come through thanks to great photography.

Movie shows how things are changing under the influence of man..

Fundraiser for the Green Party.  Entrance fee $2.

Contact:  Janet Jordan, 360-232-6165

Thurston Climate Action Team presents Climate Legislation 2018

Event: 
Thu, 11/09/2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Representative Beth Doglio will be there to give her assessment of climate legislation during the 2018 legislative session. What we can expect. And what we can do to be effective.

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