Comfort Inn Conference Center Tumwater - Olympia
1620 74th Ave. SW
Tumwater, WA 98501
Phone: (360) 352-0691
Fax: (360) 352-0871
Opened in 1924, Capitol Theatre is a non-profit theater is run by volunteers of the Olympia Film Society. Going off the beaten track, the theater showcases an alternative line-up of motion pictures. From independent films and foreign documentaries, to artsy and indie titles, their screenings are a big draw among cinema buffs. Located in the heart of downtown, it seats up to 2,500 and plays host to the city's annual film festival as well as an array of special events.
Perfect for events, meetings, wedding and private classes. Book a room today!
Deadbeat is the go to choice for many of the city's music fans for old-school vinyl records featuring their favorite bands and artists. Apart from new and used records, the store also offers a collection of cassettes, CDs and collectibles. At the core of any good record store lies a deep passion for music, and Deadbeat is no exception. The store doubles up as a concert venue, and hosts live performances by local and touring bands every night. Bands that have performed at Deadbeat have included the likes of Jesus on the Moon, Shadows, Sister Girlfriend and Light Thieves.
The Northern is an alternative little space which seeks to foster a love for music and arts among the people of Olympia. The aim is to involve those of all ages with no exclusion whatsoever. Bands are invited all the time while artists are a given a platform to showcase their works and meet like-minded people. Call for details.
The brainchild of Chris Beug and Nathan Weaver, Obsidian is named after a black crystal. It has a dual personality of cafe and a performance space. Drop in during the day to have delicious coffee, artisanal tea and tasty bites. Come evening and it is transformed into a concert venue where you can enjoy the live gigs with cocktails and craft beer. Their industrial decor is warm and welcoming, making you want to linger for long.
Rhythm & Rye on Capitol Way, is a great live music venue where you can kick off the weekend. The drinks are affordable and the service is quite friendly, all in all it's a welcoming sort of place with simple yet comfortable interiors. The acoustics are fantastic, owing to which, they have live music shows almost every night. The event schedule features the best of up and coming local musicians and bands. Genres are pretty eclectic - rock, pop, jazz, blues - you name it, they host it! The cover prices during bigger shows are well under 10 USD and happy hour runs all week between 4p and 7p; definitely worth a visit, this one!
This race track is an oval shaped figure 8 course way called the South Sound Speedway. Featuring several races, the drivers are pros and have their safety measures on. The track is visited by most of the prominent drivers and it also provides coaching to amateur drivers.
Located on the Independence Road in Rochester, Helsing Junction Farm is an organic farm that spreads across 35 acres (14 hectares) of one of the most fertile lands in the state. With a focus on producing organic vegetables and fruits, the farm, which is run by a group of 15 farmers, has plantations for organic fruits, vegetables and herbs like sweet corn, carrots, garlic, strawberries, raspberries, spinach and several others. This group also runs the Community Supported Agriculture program that governs the standards of organic produce in the region. Apart from the plantations, this organic farm hosts its annual Helsing Junction Sleepover festival which is organized in collaboration with K Records. Here, visitors can enjoy while attending numerous concerts, film screenings and art exhibitions for three days usually held in the month of August. Visit the farm for tour of their farms while in Rochester.
This public school opened in 1934, and is added to the National Register of Historic Places. The school closed down in 1961, and then the building was passed on to several establishments. Finally, it was taken over by the Fox Island Community and Recreation Association (FICRA) and it transformed the school building in to Nichols Community Center. Currently, the center hosts cultural and community events and can be rented for private functions too.