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March 2019

Tacoma Sustainability Expo

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Greater Tacoma Convention Center, 1500 Broadway
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South Sound Sustainability Expo Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Greater Tacoma Convention Center (1500 Broadway, Tacoma, WA) Are you a business, nonprofit organization, government agency, community group or individual working to improve the environmental sustainability of our land, water, air or community? Please join us as a vendor at this year's event! Vendors receive a booth space and a 6’ table, plus other amenities upon request. Vendor registration will remain open until Sunday, February 17th, 2018.…

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Tacoma Remodeling Expo

March 8 @ 8:00 am - March 10 @ 5:00 pm
Greater Tacoma Convention Center, 1500 Broadway
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Spring is the perfect time of year to launch a remodeling project. The Tacoma Remodeling Expo, March 8-10, 2019, is the perfect event to discover everything you need to know to turn your remodeling dreams into a reality! As Tacoma’s one-stop Remodeling Expo, you’ll connect with some of the most knowledgeable and experienced remodeling and building experts in the region. You’ll also discover the latest innovations and design trends for every room in your home, including (but not limited to): cabinetry and countertops,…

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April 2019

4th Annual Climate Action Convention

April 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Olympia High School, 1302 North St SE
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Join your friends and neighbors For a full day of learning about cooperative actions we can take to protect our planet from the worst impacts of climate change, and join an Action Group on your favorite topic! Check out the agenda for our great lineup of speakers. Experience dozens of inspiring, informative sessions led by professionals in the fields of renewable energy, regenerative agriculture, anti-racism, estuary restoration, green building, environmental advocacy,  forests and oceans, and more. Lunch and snacks are included, and…

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OMB 2019

April 27 @ 10:00 am - April 28 @ 5:00 pm
St Martins University, Marcus Pavilion 5300 Pacific Ave SE
Lacey, 98503
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Meet professionals in building, remodeling, landscaping and gardening all located in one convenient location! The BIG Home & Garden Show has well over a hundred vendors, a kids' Lego® Brick building contest, cooking seminars, a bounce house for kids, tasty food and much more! Bring your questions and plans, get ideas, check out the latest in product innovations and meet the people that will make your home into the place you’ve been dreaming about!

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May 2019

Northwest Green Home Tour

May 4 @ 8:00 am - May 5 @ 5:00 pm

For dozens of site hosts & sponsors, from Seattle to Olympia, the annual Northwest Green Home Tour is a chance to educate the public about green building and connect with potential clients. Get inspired by projects in all shades of light to deep green, from backyard cottages and kitchen remodels to new homes built with cutting-edge green features. You’ll see and learn first-hand how your neighbors are generating their own electricity with solar panels, lowering their energy bills with insulation, and…

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June 2019

Summer Splash! HOCM 2019

June 29 @ 8:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm

Summer Splash! is the Museum’s signature summer-long festival. The event features three months of exciting interactive learning experiences designed to engage children and alleviate summer learning loss. Each month includes themed adventures, live performers, unique activities and special guests.

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July 2019

Bite of Mason County

July 19 @ 11:30 am - 6:30 pm
Downtown Shelton

On Friday, July 19 the Expo & Bite of Mason County will once again take to the street for a street fair along Railroad Avenue. The downtown location allows for even more local businesses and restaurants to share their services, show their wares, and present their menus to the public. As always, this event offers residents a chance to check out local services, retailers, and restaurants in a fun, casual atmosphere. Vendors entertain and interact by hosting games, offering giveaways…

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August 2019

Thurston County Fair

August 3 @ 10:00 am - August 4 @ 9:00 pm
Thurtson County Fair, 3054 Carpenter Road
Lacey, WA 98503
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Fair Hours 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.  Wednesday & Thursday 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.  Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.  Sunday Carnival Hours 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Wednesday thru Saturday 11 a.m. thru 8 p.m. on Sunday If admission tickets are purchased by credit card, the vendor will add a credit card usage fee to the admission price.

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Music in the Park

August 14 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 pm
Slyvester Park, 615 Washington St SE
Olympia, WA 98501
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July 10: EveryLeaf Band / Country Rock/sponsored by McDonald's July 17: WineHouse Band / Alternative Funk, Rock/ sponsored by Olympia Orthopaedic Associates July 24: Platinum Soul / Dance, Soul & R&B/ sponsored by Nicholson & Associates & Sound Credit Union July 31: The Roostertails / Rockabilly/Americana/ sponsored by McDonald's Aug 7: Tacoma Concert Band / Concert Band/ sponsored by Heritage Bank Aug 14: Flor De Luna  /Latin Rock Band/ Meyer's House of Travel & South Sound Solar Aug 21: Ethan Tucker Band / Acoustic Roots/ sponsored by Evergreen State College Complimentary "Take out Delivery…

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November 2019

Solar 101: How Solar Works!

November 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Olympia – Timberland Library, 313 8th Ave SE
Olympia, WA 98501 United States
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Join us for a FREE educational workshop to learn more about solar What we will cover: • Why Go Solar? • How solar works • Different types of systems • Effectiveness of Solar in Washington • How to know if your site is right • Available incentives and financing • How solar increases home value • The best systems for your goals and budget   The Presenter: Kirk Haffner, M.S. is a former award winning High School math and science…

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Solar 101 is a workshop designed to help homeowners decide for themselves whether solar is right for them.

Kirk Haffner, owner of South Sound Solar, presents this free workshop. Topics covered include how solar works in Western Washington, how to evaluate your own site’s solar potential, solar incentives and tax credits currently available, and system costs and returns. If allowed by the host, a free site assessment is available for all attendees. ($95 value. Design charges may apply.)

To schedule a Solar 101 workshop for your neighborhood group or organization, please call us at (360) 352-7869.