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OLYMPIA, Wash., Sept. 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Washington’s state capital of Olympia, recently named a Creative District by the Washington State Arts Commission, embraces its recent designation with a variety of upcoming experiences and events. As one of just three Creative Districts in the state, the city of Olympia was recognized for both its legacy and future in providing an authentic connection to the arts and culture of the community.
“As fall settles in and we look ahead to sweater weather, this vibrant community comes alive with so many representations of our decidedly different culture,” notes Shauna Stewart, CEO of Experience Olympia & Beyond. “Whether it’s an impromptu performance from a street musician or a breathtaking ballet performance, the Olympia region’s artistic characters are committed to sharing their craft and creating a one-of-a-kind experience for locals and visitors alike.”
While a comprehensive guide to exploring arts throughout the region can be found at ExperienceOlympia.com, a curated list of opportunities though early 2020 includes:
Find a variety of ongoing offerings, including indoor and outdoor galleries, historical attractions and more at Experienceolympia.com. A variety of performances and programming for all ages and interests are scheduled throughout the coming months at venues like the Washington Center for the Performing Arts, the Hands On Children’s Museum, Capitol Theatre, Olympia Family Theatre, and the Harlequin Theatre.
About Experience Olympia & Beyond
Experience Olympia & Beyond is the official destination marketing organization of Thurston County. A naturally-inspired, approachable destination situated at the foot of Puget Sound one hour south of Seattle and two hours north of Portland by car, Washington’s capital community inspires handcrafted getaways. Whether it’s sampling the latest artisan delights from culinary characters or blazing a new trail, Olympia and beyond beckons free spirits, gourmands and weekend warriors alike with something new. With more than 2,700 hotel rooms throughout Thurston County there are several options ranging from downtown digs to traveler-friendly rooms. For more information visit experienceolympia.com or connect on Facebook(@ExperienceOlympiaandBeyond), Twitter (@Experience_Oly) and Instagram (@ExperienceOly).
Media Contact | ON PR for Experience Olympia & Beyond | Kate Neidigh email@example.com 206-802-5163
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