Olympia Beer is an important name to folks here in Tumwater. It has been a few years since we heard the last whistle sound from the brewery (2003), but a new era of craft beer is alive and well. We celebrate the proud tradition of brewing and build toward the future of our community with the annual Tumwater Artesian Brewfest on August 20th.
At the 2016 Tumwater Artesian Brewfest, over 45 craft brewers from around the Pacific Northwest will bring their best to celebrate with us. Join us for some well-mannered …

Did you know that several cases of acute bowel disease and auto immune disease has been directly contributed to food being improperly chewed and digested? Did you know that your body relies on you to properly chew your food – pulverizing it down to a paste called “chyme” to be properly digested?
So many of us eat on the run, in the car, at our desk, standing at the kitchen counter, at the bathroom sink, on the couch in front of the television, in front of the computer etc.
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By far the best golf range in the area,” “the pro shop has a great selection of golf gear, and the prices are on par with major chain stores,” “great place to prefect my swing, especially my short game and putting, “they did a great job on my wife’s grips…she loves them,” “this place has everything,” “the greens are looking great,” “the staff is so friendly.” These are just a few things people are saying about the Airport Golf & Batting Center. It just keeps getting better.
When Jeff Olive purchased …

 
If you have ever had the pleasure of enjoying a meal provided by Sam Pellegrino, you know he has a gift. My dad was born with a love for food; he grew up cooking for everyone – family, friends, even Generals in the Army. He dreamed that one day he would own his own restaurant. That dream came true in 1980. The restaurant was called The Harborside (located inside Yard Birds in downtown Olympia). His business model was to give great food at a moderate price, and always to give …

Dance is an exquisite art form – it’s physical and athletic, emotional and balletic, stimulating and challenging, and social and engaging. It requires us to use both body and mind and is not only a great activity for younger children, but adults too!
Hannah Taylor-Kormondy, owner of the new South Sound Dance in Tumwater, believes that people of all ages and abilities should be able to learn and enjoy dance. Growing up in Houston, Texas Hannah started dancing at age nine under Jazz dance legend Steven Boyd. She then attended …