A Building's Soul

Home is a powerful archetype. Home is a place of refuge, warmth and safety. At its best, it nurtures and feeds the soul. It requires that we pay attention to it's heating, electrical, moisture and air quality maintenance to prevent discomfort. At worst, it needs costly repairs to keep it as a worthwhile structure. But deeper in the psyche, it represents what we really are. It represents the body we wear... our soul's garment.

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This Weekend in Olympia - May 21-22

It looks like another busy weekend around Olympia, and though the weatherman says showers are in store there will still be plenty to do around town. Here is our list of some of the main attractions to help you make your weekend plans.

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This Weekend in Olympia - May 13-15

While it looks like we may be in for yet another wet weekend around Olympia, there are some great local events and activities for you to enjoy. Check out our list of local attractions for the weekend of May 13-15 and feel free to add your own by commenting after the post!

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Capital H.S. Alum Writes & Performs U.S.C. Commencement Song

Olympia native and Capital High School alum Derik Nelson was recently commissioned by the University of Southern California to write and perform an original song articulating the feelings and experiences of graduating seniors. The results? Pure magic.

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Olympia Hosts the Capital City Marathon 2011

Time to stretch out and load up on carbs, the Capital City Marathon is coming to town! The streets of Olympia will be taken over by foot traffic on Sunday, May 15 as runners and walkers make a loop from Downtown Olympia out to Boston Harbor and back. 4 races will take place Sunday morning with the Marathon, Half Marathon, 5 Miler, and Kids Fun Run.

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West Olympia Goes to Market

The Olympia area is spilling over with local goods and produce. The Olympia Farmers Market has become such a hit that Lacey and Tumwater have jumped in the game and created their own markets. But now a new player is emerging...

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Olympia Farmers Market Gets a Fresh Look

The Olympia Farmers Market is seeking your help on Facebook. They have received multiple entries for a new logo design and they are requesting the feedback of the community before they select a winner. There are some great entries that really capture the personality of the market. Which one is your favorite?

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Share your Local Opinions

Have you had a great experience at a local business? Did you stumble into your favorite new "hole-in-the-wall"? Just have strong opinions about local small businesses in Olympia? We want to hear from you!

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Timberline High School Presents - Hairspray

Timberline High School's theatre company is proud to present Hairspray! The play opened yesterday, but you still have 5 chances check it out. Performances continue tonight and tomorrow (May 6 & 7) then pick back up next week on Thursday, Friday & Saturday (May 12-14). The show begins at 7:00 p.m. and tickets are available online.

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This Weekend in Olympia - Wooden Boat Festival 2011

The annual Olympia Wooden Boat Festival is all set for this weekend, May 7 & 8. Arts and crafts booths, food stands and, of course, wooden boats will be on display down at Percival Landing on Saturday and Sunday. So, take mom out for Mother's Day brunch, then make your way downtown to enjoy the Wooden Boat Festival!

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