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A blog about community events in the Olympia/Lacey/Tumwater area in WA including the real estate market in those communities.
Have you ever been to a mushroom festival?  Well, if you are anywhere near Lacey, WA this weekend, you are in luck!  The Pacific Northwest Mushroom Festival runs from 10 AM to 6 PM both Saturday July 27th & Sunday July 28th.  This unique event is held at the Regional Athletic Complex at Steilacoo...
I've written before about how much I enjoy seeing the transformation of damaged and/or dated houses into sound and beautiful homes.  It is satisfying - and fun - just to see how drastically they can change.  And also very satisfying and fun to see how pleased buyers (and the neighbors) are when t...
    Lakefair and summer - Olympia's annual community celebration brings out young and old to have some fun!  Lakefair has something for everyone: A carnival by the lake where you can gaze across the city from high atop the Ferris Wheel, get your thrills on the roller coaster, watch the toddlers e...
A real estate business means a schedule that is often a little out of the ordinary - seldom an 8-5  Monday - Friday kind of world.  But that works fine for me, since many of my weeks look like this one: Sunday I was showing houses to two different sets of buyers - nice people  and sunshine to mak...
What could be more pleasant than relaxing in a park, listening to some great music and enjoying the summer weather in Olympia?  The annual Music in the Park series for summer 2013 begins this Wednesday, July 10th from 7 - 8 PM and features the rhythm & blues music of Jacob Merlin and Sarah Billin...
The Fourth of July 2013 celebration is right around the corner - and Olympia has some sizzling summer temperatures to go with a sizzling hot holiday.  And after your picnic or barbecue, you may wonder where you can go to see some fireworks.  SO here is the rundown of the scheduled public firework...
The 23rd annual America's Classic Jazz Festival will be delighting fans of Dixieland jazz this coming weekend!  You can listen to some great music or dig out those dancing shoes and hit the dance floor to the sounds of some terrific jazz bands.  And if you need some dance lessons first, that is a...
You know how sometimes something SEEMS like a good idea.....right up until the time when you realize it might NOT have been so good?  Recently I saw how homeowners who installed a cat door in the door between their house and garage discovered how true this can be.  They had loved the convenience ...

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