Take a Tour of Washington’s Capitol
14th and Capitol Way, Olympia. Inspiring architecture and lavish surroundings will greet you on this interesting journey through Washington State’s Legislative Building. Daily Tours: hourly 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Cost: free.
Peruse the Olympia Farmers Market
401 N. Capitol Way. Seasonal Produce and Craft Vendors delight in showing you their wares in the state’s second largest Farmers Market. Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday. 352-9096
Offut Lake Road, Tenino. See wolves living in their natural habitat in this premier Wolf Sanctuary. Last hourly tour starts at 4:00 p.m. May through September: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily. October through April: Wednesday through Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Howl-Ins: Fridays and Saturdays 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., May through September. 264-4695
Stroll Boardwalk at Percival Landing Park
Water Street between Thurston and 4th Avenue. Proximity to the marina and downtown make this a favorite respite from the everyday. Beautiful vistas can be seen from the Observation Tower at the North End.
Ninth and Plum, Olympia. A tranquil setting just minutes from the freeway or downtown Olympia. Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Cost: Free. 753-8380
Priest Point Park
Eastbay Drive, Olympia. Nestled on the east side of Puget Sound, you’ll enjoy nature trails, picnic area, and access to beautiful Puget Sound await you at this lush park. Cost: free. 753-8380
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
Near the Nisqually Delta - Three different trails.
Lacey Spring Fun Fair
First weekend in May at St. Martin’s College Campus - (360) 459-2533
Wooden Boat Festival
Second weekend in May at Percival Landing - (360) 352-0694
Oregon Trail Days
Fourth weekend in July - Tenino’s Park Avenue - (360) 264-5075
Thurston County Fair
July 30th through August 3rd. On Carpenter Road in Thurston County
Saturday and Sunday of Labor Day Weekend. Percival Landing with Sunday Tug Boat Races, Arts and Crafts - (360) 352-4557