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Events

Upcoming Events

O Bee is proud to sponsor an array of community events throughout the year. From art and culture to playful and serious, we strive to support this vibrant community with our time, talent, energy and resources. Come out and join us!

Celebrity Basketball Tournament

Saturday, June 17, 2017
Bears Appear: At Halftime, about 2pm

The Bears will be at the 4th Annual Celebrity Basketball Game. The game helps to raise money for local youth programs and military families in our community.

Celebrity players confirmed so far:
Former Seahawks - Joe Tafoya, Hillary Butler, Jordan Babineaux and Music Artist Ethan Tucker
Enjoy great food, everlasting memories and helping a good cause.
Tickets available starting 3/17 at early bird $15. Sale ends 4/30 with ticket prices going to $20 each after until event day. LEARN MORE

*In the event of rain, Brother and Sister Bear may not make an appearance.

Event location:

Timberline High School

6120 Mullen Rd SE, Lacey, WA 98503


Family Support Center’s Father’s Day 5K and 1 Mile Kids Race

Sunday, June 18, 2017
Bears Appear: 8:00-10:00

Show your love for dad at the 2nd Annual Father’s Day 5K and 1 Mile Kids Race. Go Dad Go! Brother and Sister Bear will be there* to cheer on all the dads, moms and children as they support this important community organization. Start and finish at the Hands on Children’s Museum! LEARN MORE
*In the event of rain, Brother and Sister Bear may not make an appearance.

Event location: Hands On Children’s Museum

414 Jefferson Street NE
Olympia, WA


Lacey Happy Hour!

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Free Beer Tasting

Join us for our O Bee Happy Hour series. Open only to O Bee members and their guests, happy hours are free tastings featuring beer or spirits from guest brewers and distillers in our area. 21+ for tastings, rootbeer and activities for children, light snacks provided. Raffles, games and fun for all. Celebrate our brewery heritage as we support the growth of local craft brewers and distillers in our area.
Members must register for this event.

 

Event location:

Date: June 21, 2017
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: O Bee Credit Union Lacey Branch
8665 Martin Way E. Lacey, WA 98516

Our Featured Brewer: Dick's Brewery, Chehalis, WA


Yelm Prairie Days Parade

Saturday, June 24, 2017
Parade Starts at 9:30 am

This favorite community event will kick off with a fun parade down Yelm Avenue at 9:30am. Then the Yelm City Park will be open with Amusement Park rides, games, and vendors of food and other items. Watch for O Bee's float featuring the Berenstain Bears! Join the fun.

 

Event location: Parade: Yelm Avenue
Festival: Yelm City Park

Tumwater 4th of July Celebration

Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Gates open 6:00 pm; Fireworks Begin about 10:15 PM

Join the celebration as Tumwater kicks off its famous 4th of July celebration. The Artesian Family Festival & Thunder Valley Fireworks Show is the biggest and best fireworks festival in the County – and it happens in Tumwater every year on July 4th! On the Tumwater Valley Golf Course driving range, you'll find music, food, games and a lot more waiting for you.

Gates Open at 6:00 p.m
Fireworks show begins at 10:15 p.m.
Festival entry: FREE!
Event Parking: $10/car

Please Note: NO pets, alcohol, or personal fireworks are allowed in the festival area. For safety and maintenance reasons, Pioneer Park is closed all day on July 4. If you have questions regarding the Artesian Festival, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department: (360) 754-4160.

Event location: Tumwater Valley Golf Course driving range

Oregon Trail Days

Saturday, July 22, 2017
Parade Starts at 11:00AM

Join O Bee as we celebrate Oregon Trail Days! Look for us at the Parade on Saturday, July 23 at 11:00 am. We'll have fun giveaways and our ever-popular t-shirt launcher. To learn more about Oregon Trail Days go to their Facebook page. Afterwards we will be at the Oregon Trail Days Kids' Fair. Look for the O Bee team by the Bouncy House!


 

Event location: Parade - Downtown Tenino
Kids' Fair - Tenino City Park
 

Lacey in Tune

Saturday, July 22, 2017
Bears Appear: Approximately 7:30pm (at intermission, after the concert)*

Join the Bears for toe-tappin fun! Pacific Northwest singer/songwriter Missy G performs her own style of country originals along with Country covers from yesterday and today. Then stay for the ever-popular Disney movie Zootopia (PG). The Bears will greet folks at intermission between the concert and the movie. LEARN MORE
*In the event of rain, Brother and Sister Bear may not make an appearance.

Event location: Huntamer Park in Woodland Square in Lacey

Four Square Mile Music Festival

Friday, July 28 and Saturday, July 29, 2017

Don’t miss the legendary Adam Craig, both nights at the Four Square Music Festival. He’ll be joined by special guest musicians. Friday and Saturday nights, July 28 and 29, 2017. There will be a Beer & Wine Garden (21+ with ID please) and food vendors too! GET TICKETS ONLINE

Adam's heart is always in Tenino, and he would like to support his hometown wherever there is a need. The Adam Craig Foundation is a non-profit organization created to raise money for other non-profit organizations, groups and leagues investing in the youth of Tenino thereby making it a great place to live, work, and play.
 

Event location: Four Square Music Festival - Tenino City Park

Olympia Brew Fest 2017

Saturday, August 5, 2017
1:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Enjoy the fun, sun and over 30+ hand-picked Northwest breweries at the Olympia Brew Fest. It takes place at Port Plaza Park in Olympia right on the water. There's food, live music, gorgeous views and sun. Bring your friends, sunglasses and your Uber app as you sample some of the finest beer in the area. Don't forget to drop by the O Bee booth to pick up our famous Olympia or Rainier T-shirts. Proceeds from t-shirts benefit local charities.

Event location:
Port Plaza Park

Tumwater Artesian Brewfest

Saturday, August 19, 2017
1pm to 8pm

Taste beers from 40+ PNW breweries plus Tumwater's Original Olympia Beer! Sip wine from Thurston County wineries! Win big in our beer stein holding contest! Play super sized beer pong, cornhole, volleyball and more! Savor food from local restaurants, caterers and food trucks. Grab your designated driver and come on down. Don't forget to drop by the O Bee booth to pick up an original Olympia or Rainier T-shirt.Proceeds go to local charities.

Event location: Tumwater Valley Golf Course Driving Range
4611 Tumwater Valley Drive SE, Tumwater WA 98501

Solar Eclipse 2017

Monday, August 21, 2017
Various Times

On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to a rare celestial event. A total eclipse of the sun. O Bee will be handing out free eclipse glasses* at all branches starting in early August. LEARN MORE 

*Glasses manufactured by Rainbow Symphony, and certified to meet the ISO 12312-2 international standard for such products.

Event location: Total Eclipse will stretch from Salem, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina. Thurston County is not in the "path of totatlity" but it will be pretty spectacular nonetheless.

Shred Fest TENINO BRANCH

Saturday, October 14, 2017
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Mark your calendars! Clean out the clutter! Our next FREE Shred Fest dates are coming up. LeMay Mobile Shred Truck will be at two of our branch locations in October -- this time in Tenino!  Don't miss this chance to securely dispose of those out of date personal and financial papers for free!  Limit 2 bags per person. See you there!

Event location:

Tenino Branch (New Location)

149 Sussex Ave W
Tenino, WA 98589


Shred Fest! WEST OLYMPIA

Saturday, October 21 | 10am - 1pm
10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Mark your calendars! Clean out the clutter! Our next FREE Shred Fest dates are coming up. LeMay Mobile Shred Truck will be at two of our branch locations in October. Don't miss this chance to securely dispose of those out of date personal and financial papers for free!  Limit 2 bags per person. See you there!

Event location:

West Olympia Branch
400 Cooper Pt Rd
Olympia, WA 98502

Saturday, October 21, 2017
10am - 1pm


Tumwater Happy Hour

Friday, May 26th, 2017 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Free Beer Tasting

Join us for our O Bee Happy Hour series. Open only to O Bee members and their guests, happy hours are free tastings featuring beer or spirits from guest brewers and distillers in our area. 21+ for tastings, rootbeer and activities for children, light snacks provided. Raffles, games and fun for all. Celebrate our brewery heritage as we support the growth of local craft brewers and distillers in our area.
Members must register for this event.
Sorry, we are sold out.

Get Our Newsletter to learn about the next O Bee Happy Hour.

 

 

Event location:

Date: May 26, 2017
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: O Bee Credit Union Tumwater Branch
3900 Cleveland Ave, Tumwater, WA 98501

Our Featured Brewer: Dick's Brewery, Chehalis, WA


BEAR SIGHTINGS!

The Berenstain Bears are out and about in the community all through the Spring and Summer. When you see this picture on an event, you'll know that the Bears will be there!