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Fall Arts Walk, Oct 2-3

Experience visual and performing arts by hundreds of artists in downtown Olympia. Enjoy hands-on family activities, demonstrations and impromptu street performances. For artists, art lovers and the art curious, this event is a wonderful opportunity to embrace the arts in all forms. Click here for more information or to download the Mobile Walking App.

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Return of the Salmon, Oct 4th 

Celebrate fall northwest-style with freshly pressed apple cider and the return of the salmon as they navigate their way up the Deschutes River. Bring your apples and containers to press them into fresh cider. Enjoy tasty treats and pioneer-era goodies, such as quilts and sunbonnets,as well as demonstrations on 19th-century ranching, basket-making, stone-cutting, and blacksmithing. More info

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Eat, Drink and Be Cozy

In search of fresh food with a comfortable atmospheres? Snag a table for two at the cozy Swing Wine Bar, housed in a converted bungalow overlooking Capitol Lake. Guests peruse a wine list with the largest selection of glass and bottle options in the South Sound paired with a rotating menu of fresh fare. In downtown Lacey, the renowned steak house institution Ricardo’s is a local hot spot.